Abaco


More than $105 million provided in VAT, Customs duties and excise tax waivers to islands devasted by Hurricane Dorian

HOPE TOWN, Abaco – Since Hurricane Dorian in 2019, more than $105 million in tax concessions have been provided under the Special Economic Recovery Zone (SERZ) in VAT, Customs duties and excise tax waivers, said Prime Minister and Minister Finance the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. The SERZ relief order was enacted following Hurricane Dorian

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  • REMARKS: The Most Hon. Hubert A. Minnis Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Hope Town Shoreline Stabilisation Project

    Ladies and Gentlemen: Good morning. No matter the many times I have come to Hope Town over so many years, I am always taken by the natural beauty as well as the architecture of your community, which represents the history and struggles of many generations of Abaconians. The people of Elbow Cay and Hope Town

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  • Government making steady progress in post-Dorian redevelopment

    Government grateful for generous assistance of private sector and non-profits BLACKWOOD, Abaco – Eleven million dollars has been spent and hundreds of homeowners assisted so far under the Disaster Reconstruction Authority’s (DRA) Small Home Repairs Program for Grand Bahama and Abaco residents impacted by Hurricane Dorian, said Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Most

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  • Prime Minister Minnis presents 24 Crown Land grants to residents of Crossing Rocks, Abaco – Government executing strategy to grant government-owned land to Bahamians

    CROSSING ROCKS, Abaco — Twenty-four Crown Land grants were presented to residents of Crossing Rocks today as part of the Government’s pledge to ensure that displaced residents of this community destroyed by Hurricane Floyd in 1999 received title deeds to their properties in order to rebuild. The pledge was made to residents in 2018 following

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  • Presentation of Land Grants for Crossing Rocks, Abaco – Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Remarks

    Ladies and Gentlemen: On September 14, 1999, Hurricane Floyd made landfall in Abaco as a Category Four storm, barreling through communities, tearing off roofs, flooding homes and dislocating hundreds of residents.  The community of Crossing Rocks became one of the many victims of this treacherous storm. During a visit to Crossing Rocks, on June 1st

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