Press Releases

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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World Health Assembly, COVID-19 RESPONSE: The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister and Minister of Health
World Health Assembly, COVID-19 RESPONSE: The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister and Minister of Health

May 18, 2020

Today we must embrace the challenges of COVID-19 and the opportunities it presents in terms of health care and social care and stability...

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BDB Goes Digital in response to COVID-19: Improves its IT infrastructure and will extend credit to business to improve use to technology

May 18, 2020

Organizations across the country have been forced to adapt to the new realities of social distancing brought about by COVID-19...

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BahamasAir Announces Steps on Bahamian Return Flights

May 18, 2020

'Steps for Booking on Bahamian Return Flights’ from Florida...

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Resumption of Training for Professional Athletes per COVID-19 Update

May 15, 2020

By promulgation of the Competent Authority, and in accordance with the COVID-19 Update of May 3rd, 2020, ³3URIHVVLRQDO $WKOHWHV´ have been granted permission to resume their training with immediate effect...

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Financial Advisory Firm launches Free Consultation Series for COVID impacted Bahamians

May 15, 2020

As families across the archipelago confront the many economic challenges brought on by the global COVID-19 pandemic, Drewber Solutions, the country’s fastest emerging financial advisory firm is stepping up to offer much-needed support and financial assistance to scores of impacted Bahamians...

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STATEMENT ON BIMINI The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis-Prime Minister
STATEMENT ON BIMINI The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis-Prime Minister

May 14, 2020

I am announcing today that after consultation with health and other officials, including officials on Bimini, that Bimini will be placed on a two-week lockdown in order to slow and control the community spread of the COVID-19 virus on this island...

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Coronavirus: German contact-tracing app takes different path to NHS
Coronavirus: German contact-tracing app takes different path to NHS

May 14, 2020

Germany's forthcoming coronavirus contact-tracing app will trigger alerts only if users test positive for Covid-19...

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PUBLIC NOTICE: The Supreme Court Registries

May 14, 2020

The Registrar of the Supreme Court hereby advises that limited operations for essential workers in the Family Registry, the Probate Registry...

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Rand Memorial Hospital taking precautions ahead of potentially severe weather this weekend

May 13, 2020

With possible severe weather expected to affect the Central and Northwest Bahamas this weekend, officials of the Grand Bahama Rand Memorial Hospital are taking extra precautions ahead of the system to secure patients in Samaritan’s Purse tents...

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One Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Update69
One Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Update#69

May 13, 2020

The Ministry of Health confirms today that there is one (1) additional confirmed case of COVID19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to ninety-four (94)...

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Bamsi Set to Host Free Virtual Education Series

May 13, 2020

AS BAHAMIANS begin to navigate their way forward under the gaze of COVID-19, facing what is certain to be a new normal, many are looking to take advantage of the ‘shelter-in-place’ protocols...

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Anger Management Programme being used as another tool in Ministry of Social Service’s COVID response

May 13, 2020

Urban Renewal’s Anger Management and Temperance Programme is being used as yet another tool in the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in The Bahamas...

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Passenger aboard Grand Bahama repatriation flight tests negative for COVID-19 virus
Passenger aboard Grand Bahama repatriation flight tests negative for COVID-19 virus

May 13, 2020

The Ministry of Health reports today that the Grand Bahama passenger previously reported as COVID-19 positive has tested negative for the COVID-19 virus...

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Gender and Family Affairs Launches Online Family Safety Survey

May 13, 2020

The Department of Gender and Family Affairs, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, has launched an online survey entitled: 'Family Safety Survey - COVID-19 Bahamas,' in line with the department’s objectives of “keeping our families safe...”

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The Royal Family Pays Tribute to Nurses Across The Commonwealth
The Royal Family Pays Tribute to Nurses Across The Commonwealth

May 13, 2020

To mark International Nurses’ Day [Tuesday 12th March 2020], The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The Princess Royal, The Countess of Wessex and Princess Alexandra...

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Success Kick Off For The Graycliff Feeding Program

May 13, 2020

For many, hunger in The Bahamas has been on the increase due to the harsh economic circumstances brought on by Covid-19. During the month of May, a new feeding initiative supported by strong partnerships will bring relief to thousands...

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Reverse Osmosis Facility Starts Producing Potable Water for North Eleuthera

May 13, 2020

The Water & Sewerage Corporation (WSC) commenced production of water at its newest reverse osmosis facility, today, May 11, 2020 in North Eleuthera...

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Social Agencies work ‘hand-in-hand’ to ensure access for PwDs

May 13, 2020

Officials at the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) and its Secretariat, and the Disability Affairs Division of the Department of Social Services, have been diligently working hand-in-hand to ensure that both...

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Social assistance programmes continue despite increased demands due to COVID-19

May 13, 2020

Employees across the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development are continuing to fulfill the needs of their regular clients while working to address the influx of new requests for social assistance as a result of the presence of the COVID-19 Pandemic in The Bahamas...

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