Press Releases


Changes announced to Sunday business hours, outdoor dining, and weddings and funerals

The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise that beginning Sunday, 24 January 2021 pharmacies, gas stations and laundromats will now be permitted to operate between the hours of 6am and 9pm, on the islands of New Providence and Abaco. Outdoor dining at restaurants will also be permitted on Sundays between 6am and 9pm,

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  • Government making steady progress in post-Dorian redevelopment

    Government grateful for generous assistance of private sector and non-profits BLACKWOOD, Abaco – Eleven million dollars has been spent and hundreds of homeowners assisted so far under the Disaster Reconstruction Authority’s (DRA) Small Home Repairs Program for Grand Bahama and Abaco residents impacted by Hurricane Dorian, said Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Most

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  • Prime Minister Minnis opens two infrastructure projects for Long Island – Newton Cay Bridge and Monument Road part of plan to improve infrastructure across Family Islands

    LONG ISLAND — Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today officially opened two infrastructure projects for Long Island – the Newton Cay Bridge and Monument Road.  The bridge crossing at Newton Cay provides access across a small creek from northern Long Island to the spectacular beach of Newton Cay. 

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  • Prime Minister Minnis presents 24 Crown Land grants to residents of Crossing Rocks, Abaco – Government executing strategy to grant government-owned land to Bahamians

    CROSSING ROCKS, Abaco — Twenty-four Crown Land grants were presented to residents of Crossing Rocks today as part of the Government’s pledge to ensure that displaced residents of this community destroyed by Hurricane Floyd in 1999 received title deeds to their properties in order to rebuild. The pledge was made to residents in 2018 following

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  • Prime Minister Minnis breaks ground on site of third government-owned building to be retrofitted with renewable energy components

    Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today broke ground on the site of a 500kW solar covered parking lot at the Office of the Prime Minister. This will be the third government-owned building to be retrofitted with renewable energy and energy-efficiency components. The solar car park at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium was

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