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Bahamian Athletes Making Country Proud

Statement from Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Bahamian athletes making country proud It was a moment of great pride for the country last night when Kai Jones was drafted 19th overall in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft. He will play for the Charlotte Hornets. This young man has put in the

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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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