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Statement by Prime Minister Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on the assassination of the President of Haiti Jovenel Moise

This morning, we awoke to the very sad and disturbing news of the death of Jovenel Moise, the President of the Republic of Haiti, who was killed at his residence at about 1:00 am today, Wednesday 7 July 2021. A statement by Prime Minister Dr. Claude Joseph released this morning confirmed the assassination of President

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  • THE ISLANDS OF BAHAMAS ANNOUNCES UPDATED TRAVEL AND ENTRY PROTOCOLS

    New Rules in Effect for Vaccinated Travellers NASSAU, Bahamas, April 30, 2021 – The Government of The Bahamas announced updated public health measures and entry protocols for fully vaccinated travellers, stating: Effective immediately, Bahamian citizens and residents who are fully vaccinated – after receiving their second dose – will be exempt from COVID-19 testing requirements when travelling inter-island from

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  • COVID-19 vaccinations now open to 18 and older

    STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL COVID-19 VACCINE CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE Vaccinations for COVID-19 will be open to all persons 18 years of age and older, effective Monday 26 April 2021. This applies to New Providence, Grand Bahama and all Family Islands. Vaccinations will continue this week (Monday – Friday) at Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road; Church of God

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  • REMARKS: Bahamas receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines through COVAX Facility

    Statement  The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister and Minister of Finance 30 March 2021 Ladies and Gentlemen: Good afternoon. The Bahamas received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines on March 10th.   That batch of 20,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine was generously donated by the Government of India to the Bahamian people. I

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  • COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX Facility scheduled to arrive this week

    Vaccinations to continue this week on New Providence, Grand Bahama and Eleuthera The Bahamas has been informed by the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) that it will receive 33,600 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX Facility this week. The batch represents the first tranche of a total of 100,800 doses earmarked for The

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