Speeches


2021 New Year’s National Address – 12 January 2021

Good evening, and a belated Happy New Year. This past Monday, we celebrated the attainment of Majority Rule, which was achieved after generations of struggle. Majority Rule is one of our greatest achievements as a people. It ushered in greater equality, and the flourishing of our democracy, upon which, we continue to build as a

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  • The Most Hon. Hubert A. Minnis, M.P. Prime Minister and Minister of Finance The Commonwealth of The Bahamas Remarks on Replacement of Newton Cay Bridge

    – Hon. T. Desmond Bannister, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works; –  Hon Adrian Gibson, M. P. and Chairman, Water & Sewerage Corporation; –  Senior Government Officials; –  Family Island Administrator; –  Distinguished Guests; –  Ladies and Gentlemen: Good morning. It is a pleasure to be with you today to officially declare open two

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  • The Most Hon. Hubert A. Minnis, M.P. Prime Minister and Minister of Finance The Commonwealth of The Bahamas Remarks on The Official Opening of Monument Road Long Island

    It is a great pleasure to be with you on the occasion of the official opening of the Monument Road. Monument Road serves as an access to the popular Columbus Monument landmark, which was erected to commemorate Christopher Columbus’ landing on Long Island. The new road is a part of the Government’s efforts to promote heritage tourism for

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  • Presentation of Land Grants for Crossing Rocks, Abaco – Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Remarks

    Ladies and Gentlemen: On September 14, 1999, Hurricane Floyd made landfall in Abaco as a Category Four storm, barreling through communities, tearing off roofs, flooding homes and dislocating hundreds of residents.  The community of Crossing Rocks became one of the many victims of this treacherous storm. During a visit to Crossing Rocks, on June 1st

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  • SOLAR CAR PARK GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY – 7 DECEMBER 2020

    Good morning.  Later next year, this parking lot will be the site of a 500kW solar covered parking lot.  This is the third Government-owned building to be retrofitted with renewable energy and energy-efficiency components.  It is the first one fully funded by the Government of The Bahamas.  We opened the car park at the Thomas

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