COVID-19 Bahamas Updates

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CONTRIBUTION TO THE 2020/21 BUDGET DEBATE: ”

Mr. Speaker:        Let me begin by offering all the fathers in The Bahamas, a belated Happy Father’s Day, including to my father who will be 88 on July 18th. Mr. Speaker:        One of the greater privileges in my life was my election to serve as the Member of Parliament for Killarney.        I

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  • House of Assembly Communication: COVID-19 Response

     The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Monday, 27 April 2020   Mr. Speaker: The House meets today to approve a Resolution extending emergency powers in The Bahamas because of the COVID-19 global pandemic.   I also wish to provide the House and the Bahamian people with an update on a range of matters in my

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  • PRESS CONFERENCE: Update on COVID-19 Response – 19 April

    Good afternoon. I want to provide the country and the media an update on our comprehensive and full government response to the health, social and economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus. This is also a follow-up to a number of matters from my National Address last Monday. I am joined at this afternoon’s press

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  • Marijuana Report Tabled

    Mr. Speaker: In coming to office, it was the objective of my Government to pursue policies to uplift Bahamians – and especially those who come from modest backgrounds as I did. In The Bahamas we have a criminal justice system that needs reform in a number of areas, including the possession of small amounts of

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  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for University of The Bahamas

    Ladies and gentlemen: Good morning. Thank you Minister Lloyd for your kind introduction. To all who have worked so hard to make this day happen, I extend my sincere gratitude on behalf of the people of The Bahamas, and on behalf of the generations of students who will reside in and utilize this complex. Today’s

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