COVID-19 Bahamas Updates

Speeches


National Address – 28 June 2020

My Fellow Bahamians and Residents:        Good afternoon.        I thought it essential to address the nation as we are about to enter a new period or what some have described as a “new normal” during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic.        Most of our country and economy have reopened, though, with certain necessary restrictions. Our phased reopening

  • Read More

  • Official Opening of the Fishing Hole Road Causeway

    Rev. Lindy Russell, Cabinet and Parliamentary Colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen good afternoon.        Today marks the end to a long and difficult chapter for the residents of Grand Bahama especially those who reside in West Grand Bahama.        The Fishing Hole Road Causeway connects West and East Grand Bahama Island and is the main access

  • Read More

  • THE COMMONWEALTH COVID-19 VIRTUAL LEADERS MEETING

    Thank you, Mr. Chairman The Bahamas wishes to inform that there have been no new cases of coronavirus for the past 10 days in Nassau, 41 days on the island of Grand Bahama, and 35 days on the island of Bimini, and no COVID19 cases on any of the remaining 23 major islands. Madam Secretary

  • Read More

  • CONTRIBUTION TO THE 2020/21 BUDGET DEBATE: ”

    Mr. Speaker:        Let me begin by offering all the fathers in The Bahamas, a belated Happy Father’s Day, including to my father who will be 88 on July 18th. Mr. Speaker:        One of the greater privileges in my life was my election to serve as the Member of Parliament for Killarney.        I

  • Read More

  • Press Conference Statement – 4 June, 2020

    Good afternoon. Early on in the Government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak I noted that the country had to respond on several fronts at the same time. We had to respond to the immediate and ongoing health challenges posed by the virus. We also had to respond to the variety of economic challenges at home

  • Read More