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Opening of Bahamas Mortgage Corporation Headquarters

Ladies and Gentlemen: Good afternoon. Since the establishment of the Bahamas Mortgage Corporation in 1983, BMC has stimulated, encouraged and promoted Bahamian home ownership by providing over 5000 Bahamians with funding for homes. The Corporation has clients in New Providence, Grand Bahama, Abaco, Andros, Bimini, Cat Island, Exuma, and San Salvador. For some time, BMC

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  • Small Business Development Centre Presentation of Grants for Pre-School Owners

    Ladies and Gentlemen: Good afternoon. When I was a young boy growing up in Bain Town, I used to go with my friends to Big Pond and the ponds near the area of what is now the Town Centre Mall to catch tadpoles and frogs. I was interested in biology from a young age. On

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  • 2020 National Honours Remarks from Prime Minister – 19 November 2020

    Your Excellency: I thank you and the staff of Government House for your hospitality. Ordinarily, the annual National Honors ceremony would merit a larger celebration.    But, we are not living in ordinary times. We find ourselves in an unprecedented time in the contemporary Bahamas. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the deaths or ill-health of

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  • House of Assembly Communication – 18 November 2020

    Mr. Speaker: I wish to provide the House and the country with a general update on the nation’s ongoing efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, I announced restrictive measures for mainland Exuma, and mainland Eleuthera, due to exponential increases in new cases of COVID-19 on those islands. As of yesterday, the 17th of November,

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  • Official Launch of the NNWC/South Central Community ‘We are One’ Campaign

    Thank you Minister Dames. For our nation to become even safer, communities must play an active and coordinated role in crime prevention and community development. In our 2017 Manifesto, we promised that we would establish a National Neighborhood Watch Council (NNWC). Such a Council is designed to oversee and to promote neighborhood watch and community

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