Press Release


Prime Minister Minnis provides update on arrival and rollout of COVID-19 vaccine (Healthcare workers and eldercare homes to receive first doses)

The rollout of the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines is expected to begin within days of the arrival of the first batch of vaccines, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said on Sunday in a live update on the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in The Bahamas. The first 20,000 doses of the

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  • Government to restructure FDI investment applications decision-making process

    The decision-making process on Foreign Direct Investment applications will be restructured so that applications under $10 million will not be required to be submitted to the National Economic Council, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis. This is one of a number of policy directions the Government will be pursuing based on recommendations

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  • Prime Minister Minnis: Government to review legalization of a hemp industry, inject $250M for small business development

    The Government will review the possible legalization of a hemp industry that would include variations of cannabis low in THC, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced today in the House of Assembly. The Prime Minister was speaking as he tabled the Executive Summary Report submitted by the Economic Recovery Committee (ERC). The

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  • Prime Minister Minnis announces additional relaxation measures for Grand Bahama and other islands

    FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today announced additional relaxation measures for the island of Grand Bahama and other Family Islands, including the resumption of in-store service for retailers and indoor dining at most restaurants. These changes apply to all islands listed in the Second Schedule, except New Providence. The

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  • Curfew implemented on Acklins and Crooked Island

    The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise that a 10pm – 5am curfew and all provisions as outlined in the Emergency (COVID 19 Pandemic) (Storm Preparedness) Order, 2020 will apply to the islands of Acklins and Crooked Island, effective immediately. The provisions are being applied to both islands on the advice of health officials. On

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