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Statement from the Prime Minister

A statement from Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on adjustments to the New Providence lockdown. “In the past few weeks there has been a disturbing rise in COVID-19 cases in New Providence. “Sadly, additional deaths have been confirmed and our hospital system is stretched to capacity. In coordination with our public health

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  • Leader of the Opposition’s Continued Failure of Substance and Support Puts All Bahamians at Risk

    In response to the Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition’s recent statement, the Office of the Prime Minister wishes to note the following information for the Bahamian people.  This is a time of extreme strain on all Bahamians. Families are hurting. Jobs are being lost.   Businesses are fighting to survive. The Government has had to borrow

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  • Statement on Preparations for Hurricane Isaias – July 30, 2020

    Statement on Preparations for Hurricane Isaias The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis July 30, 2020 Fellow Bahamians; Members of the Press:Yesterday, officials held a press conference to brief the country on Tropical Storm Isaias, which poses a threat to The Bahamas.Officials outlined various measures in preparation for the upcoming storm, which has now strengthened. This

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  • Statement on upcoming Weekend Lockdowns

    With the rise in cases of COVID-19 in The Bahamas, and after consultation with local health officials and a review of the response of other jurisdictions due to the current global rise in cases, the Government of The Bahamas has decided to implement two additional weekend lockdowns. These measures are being implemented to protect the

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  • Statement on the Passing of The Rt. Hon. Owen Seymour Arthur Former Prime Minister of Barbados

    Along with Barbados, the Caribbean Community and his former Caricom heads of government colleagues, I was saddened to learn of the passing today of former Barbados Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Owen Seymour Arthur.  He was 70. Owen Arthur served as Prime Minister of Barbados from “6 September 1994 to 20 January 1999; 20 January

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