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Government of The Bahamas launches Free COVID-19 Testing in New Providence

After successful free testing pilot programmes in Eleuthera, Inagua, Bimini and the Berry Islands, the Government of The Bahamas is beginning free COVID-19 testing in New Providence today, with plans to expand nationwide in the coming days and weeks. The free testing is part of a larger government effort to reduce the impact of the

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  • Statement by the Hon. Philip E. Davis on the passing of Sir Sidney Poitier

    My Dear Friends: It is with great sadness that I learned this morning of the passing of Sir Sidney Poitier. Our whole Bahamas grieves and extends our deepest condolences to his family. But even as we mourn,  we celebrate the life of a great Bahamian: a cultural icon, an actor and film director, an entrepreneur, civil

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  • Amended Heads of Agreement signed for new medical school in Grand Bahama

    PRESS RELEASE Amended Heads of Agreement signed for new medical school in Grand Bahama The Bahamas can now look forward to a new medical school located on the island of Grand Bahama. With the signing of an amended Heads of Agreement with Western Atlantic University School of Medicine (WAUSM) on 5 January 2022, the Government

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  • END OF YEAR STATEMENT BY PRIME MINISTER PHILIP DAVIS

    END OF YEAR STATEMENT TO THEWEEKLY PRESS CONFERENCEBYPRIME MINISTER RT HON PHILIP DAVIS, QC, MP Thursday 30th December 2021 Ladies and Gentlemen, Good Morning! I hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas. I want to give special thanks to those who spent some of their holiday helping others.There is no better way to celebrate

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  • PDF: Health Services (COVID 19)(Prevention and Management of Community Spread) (Amendment) Rules, 2021

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