Speeches


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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Communication to Parliament

    Mr. Speaker: Today, the Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health reports that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in The Bahamas remains at 100. Of these cases, 43 are active and 46 have recovered. Currently, there are six individuals hospitalized and there have been 11 deaths. The total number of confirmed cases identified

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  • Royal Bahamas Defence Force Change Of Command Ceremony

    Your Excellency; Ladies and Gentlemen: I am pleased to participate in the Change of Command Ceremony for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force leadership with the installation of the eight commander of the Force. Let me begin by thanking the fine men and women of the RBDF for their extraordinary service as we face the COVID-19

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