Press Releases

CBC Donates 800 Cases of Dasani Water to Bimini Residents

May 21, 2020

Caribbean Bottling Company Has Donated 4000+ Cases of Beverages to COVID-19 Relief Efforts...

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One Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Case Update73
One Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Case Update#73

May 20, 2020

The Ministry of Health confirms today that there is one (1) additional confirmed case of COVID-19...

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The Understated Reason Why The Bahamas Owes Dr. Duane Sands A Huge Thank You
The Understated Reason Why The Bahamas Owes Dr. Duane Sands A Huge Thank You

May 20, 2020

Regardless of the COVID-19-related quagmire that led to his resignation, the former Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands deserves our appreciation for his historic, frank and passionate plea to make the nation’s wellness a serious and singularly important goal...

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Government improves E-Government

May 20, 2020

The Government of The Bahamas has increased the use of e-platforms, particularly since the worldwide pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus...

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Severe Weather Warning
Severe Weather Warning

May 20, 2020

The Bahamas Department of Meteorology has issued A Severe Thunderstorm...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR LITTLE ABACO AND ADJACENT WATERS...

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The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert A. Minnis Prime Minister of The Bahamas Ministry of Financial Services, Trade Industry Immigration Virtual Syposium
The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert A. Minnis Prime Minister of The Bahamas; Ministry of Financial Services, Trade & Industry & Immigration Virtual Syposium

May 20, 2020

Welcome to the Ministry of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and I am delighted to be here this morning to welcome industry leaders and stakeholders to this virtual gathering...

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Repatriation Flights of 21 and 23 May 2020

May 20, 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to refer to its press release of 18 May 2020...For those who are booked on the upcoming repatriation flights, the Ministry wishes to emphasise the following...

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PMH Dialysis Unit Implements COVID@19 Prevention Measures

May 20, 2020

The Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Dialysis Unit has implemented enhanced COVID>19 prevention protocols to ensure the safety and health of patients and healthcare staff...

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H.E. Keva L. Bain, Bahamas Ambassador to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Elected President of the 73rd World Health Assembly

May 19, 2020

The Seventy-third World Health Assembly (WHA73) opened on Monday, 18th May, 2020 in a virtual de minimis session due to restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Social Services’ ITC Unit conducts staff training workshop

May 19, 2020

Technical experts from the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development’s Information, Technology and Communications (ITC) Unit recently hosted a training workshop for New Providence staff...

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New ITC Unit to 'drive' Social Services' digital transformation

May 19, 2020

The Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development has established an Information Technology and Communication (ITC) Unit that will “drive” the digital transformation there...

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Construction Worker 'Happy to be back doing what I love...Sterling Hurricane Hole Project Re-energizes after Pandemic Shutdown

May 18, 2020

Less than a week after the Prime Minister gave the green light for construction in New Providence to re-start with COVID-19 safety measures in place, the $250 million Sterling Hurricane Hole project on Paradise Island was alive with the sound of heavy equipment and workers adding masks and social distancing to their usual uniforms, hard hats and routines...

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Heightened Anxiety During COVID-19 Calls for Deeper Focus on Mental Health
Heightened Anxiety During COVID-19 Calls for Deeper Focus on Mental Health

May 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacted a heavy toll on the mental fortitude of people across the globe, causing trauma, stress and anxiety which are just as harmful as the coronavirus itself...

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Nassau Cruise Port Raises Over $130 Million Through Historic Bond Issue

May 18, 2020

Nassau Cruise Port Ltd. (Nassau Cruise Port) is pleased to announce that it has successfully raised over $130 million through its private bond offering. The bond offering was launched on May 4 and closed on Friday, May 15, 2020. Colina Financial Advisors Ltd...

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Bahamas Judiciary Advances Strategy To Modernize Courts

May 18, 2020

Judiciary members and CSJP team wrap-up timely study tour of new case management system ahead of social distancing era...

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Economic Recovery Committee publishes mandate as 7-week consultation commences

May 18, 2020

The Economic Recovery Committee (ERC) announced the start of a seven-week period of public engagement to seek sector specific recommendations and input for the ten key sectors that fall under its mandate.

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NEWS ITEM: Tropical Storm Arthur
NEWS ITEM: Tropical Storm Arthur

May 18, 2020

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL STORM ARTHUR ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 12:00 PM EDT, MONDAY 18 TH MAY 2020...

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NEMA Urges Public to Make Preparations for 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Amidst COVID-19 Fight

May 18, 2020

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, is gearing up its mandate – which is ensuring that adequate preparedness and mitigation measures, and response and recovery mechanisms, are in place as it prepares to navigate through the upcoming 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season...

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Government to introduce COVID-19 travel card for Family Islands

May 18, 2020

The Government will introduce a COVID-19 Travel Authorization Card that will allow individuals to travel to approved Family Islands as part of a gradual re-opening of inter-island travel, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced on Sunday in a live televised COVID-19 National Address...

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Prime Minister Minnis announces additional Family Islands cleared to resume commercial activity, relaxation of more measures
Prime Minister Minnis announces additional Family Islands cleared to resume commercial activity, relaxation of more measures

May 18, 2020

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis has announced the resumption of commercial activity on the islands of Cat Island, Long Island, Abaco and Andros and the further relaxation of measures related to exercise and certain business and service operating hours...

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