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Prime Minister Minnis speaks on general election

PRESS RELEASE Prime Minister Minnis speaks on general election Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis has announced that he has advised the Governor-General to issue the writs of election, which will be held on Thursday 16 September 2021. In a live address from the Office of the Prime Minister on Thursday morning, the

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  • Prime Minister Minnis: Government seeking approval to extend Emergency Orders one final time

    PRESS RELEASE The Government will seek the approval of Parliament for one final extension of the Emergency Orders, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced in an address to the nation on Tuesday evening. Following approval by Parliament, the Emergency Orders will end 13 November 2021, said the Prime Minister. “This will be

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  • Government COVID surge response: $7 million on more medical staff; 18 hospital beds to be added to PMH; contact tracing strengthened

    PRESS RELEASE Government COVID surge response: $7 million on more medical staff; 18 hospital beds to be added to PMH; contact tracing strengthened The Government will spend $7.2 million to engage medical staff, and 18 hospital beds will be added to the PMH inventory as part of the continued aggressive and comprehensive approach to combat

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  • New health measures to come into effect on Monday 26 July

    A 10pm to 5am daily curfew will take effect on Monday 26 July 2021 for the islands of New Providence, Grand Bahama and North and South Eleuthera, including Harbour Island. The curfew is part of a series of new health measures that are being put in place to help slow and control the spread of

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  • Prime Minister Minnis: Government to address issue of too many downtown derelict buildings

    The Government intends to address the issue of too many derelict buildings in downtown Nassau through legislation and other legal means, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said today at the official opening of the Margaritaville Resort at The Pointe. The Prime Minister said the issue must be addressed if Nassau is to

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