Speeches


Reopening of British High Commission

Sir Simon McDonald, Head of the British Diplomatic Service; Members of the Judiciary; Colleague Ministers; Her Excellency Sarah Dickson, British High Commissioner to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas; Senior Government Officials; Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen: Good morning. I am pleased to extend a warm welcome to The Bahamas to Sir Simon McDonald, Head of the

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  • National Report on Hurricane Dorian Restoration Effort

     Fellow Bahamians and Residents: Good Evening: Tonight, in my first National Report, I wish to update the country, on the reconstruction program in Abaco and Grand Bahama, a little over five months, since Hurricane Dorian struck our second and third most populated islands and economic centers. In due course, I will address the nation on

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  • Launch of Hurricane Dorian Small Home Repair Programme

    The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister Launch of Hurricane Dorian Small Home Repair Programme Harold DeGregory Building Freeport, Grand Bahama Monday 10 February, 2020 3:00 P. M.   Ladies and Gentlemen: Good Afternoon: Five months ago Hurricane Dorian brought historic destruction to the Northern Bahamas. The Category 5 storm was the strongest to hit

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  • Marijuana Report Tabled

    Mr. Speaker: In coming to office, it was the objective of my Government to pursue policies to uplift Bahamians – and especially those who come from modest backgrounds as I did. In The Bahamas we have a criminal justice system that needs reform in a number of areas, including the possession of small amounts of

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  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for University of The Bahamas

    Ladies and gentlemen: Good morning. Thank you Minister Lloyd for your kind introduction. To all who have worked so hard to make this day happen, I extend my sincere gratitude on behalf of the people of The Bahamas, and on behalf of the generations of students who will reside in and utilize this complex. Today’s

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