Statements


Statement from Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States of America

On behalf of the Government and people of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, I express condolences to the families of all the individuals who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on the United States of America on September 11, 2001. Though it has been 20 years, the grief of losing a relative or friend

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  • Shaunae Miller-Uibo repeats as 400m champion at Olympics

    Our small island nation has woken up for a second consecutive morning to joy at the success of one of our athletes at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Shaunae Miller-Uibo has defended her 400m gold medal won at the 2016 Olympics in a dominant performance. She is now a back-to-back gold medalist at the

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  • Congratulations to Steven Gardiner on gold medal win at Olympics

    The country is elated after Steven Gardiner’s gold medal win at the Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Steven held off a world-class field to bring the gold medal home for The Bahamas. This is our first medal at this year’s Olympic Games. Steven came into this race as the reigning world champion, having won gold in

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  • Statement by the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Passing of the Hon. Arthur Dion Hanna Former Governor General

    A Bahamian giant and statesman has passed away. It is with deep regret and profound sadness that the country has learned of the passing of former Governor General the Hon. Arthur Dion Hanna, the seventh Bahamian Governor-General of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, who served in that capacity from 2006 to 2012. The Hon. A.D. Hanna

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  • New testing requirements for international and domestic travel 

    The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise that, effective Friday 6 August 2021, those persons applying for a travel health visa to enter The Bahamas or travel within The Bahamas will be subjected to the following new testing requirements: Entering The Bahamas Vaccinated Travelers All fully vaccinated travelers wishing to enter The Bahamas

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