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REMARKS: The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Opening of Long Island Passport Office Clarence Town, Long Island – 19 March 2021

Ladies and Gentlemen: Good Afternoon.  It’s a pleasure to be back in Long Island.    From Cape Santa Maria to Gordons, Long Island is a wonder to behold.   Since 1740, when the Simms relocated to this island gem island, situated in the Central Bahamas, Long Islanders have earned the reputation of being self-reliant, resilient, industrious, hardworking

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  • REMARKS: The MOST HON. DR. HUBERT A. MINNIS PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF FINANCE OPENING STAINARD CREEK BRIDGE – 18 March 2021

    Ladies and Gentlemen:       Good afternoon.      The bridge at Staniard Creek is a vital transportation link for the settlement, as it is currently the only access crossing Staniard Creek.       The existing three-span bridge has an open span of sixty feet with the remaining width of the creek made up with a solid causeway.       The bridge has

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  • Rollout of COVID-19 vaccination campaign to begin on Wednesday

    The distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in The Bahamas will begin on Wednesday 17 March 2021 on the islands of New Providence and Grand Bahama, the National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee announced today. Individuals eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in this first phase include: • healthcare workers in the public sector, and private sector healthcare

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  • REMARKS: National Address COVID-19 Vaccine Update

    Good afternoon. Today I would like to provide you with an update on the arrival and the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in The Bahamas. As announced Friday past, we were expecting the first batch of vaccines to arrive today; however, due to logistical issues overseas, the vaccines are scheduled to arrive this Wednesday, the

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  • Bahamas to receive first batch of COVID-19 vaccines on Sunday

    The Office of the Prime Minister announces that The Bahamas will receive its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines on Sunday 7 March. This first batch consists of a donation from the Government of India of 20,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, which is also known as the Covishield vaccine. The vaccines were pre-qualified by the

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