Press Releases

Prime Minister Welcomes a New Commander of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force

May 22, 2020

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis officially welcomed Commodore, Dr. Raymond King as the eighth Commander of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force during a Change of Command Ceremony on Thursday, May 21, 2020...

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The Process for Persons Requesting Inter-Island Travel - Step by Step

May 22, 2020

Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis, COVID-19 Task Force Coordinator, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister explained the process for persons requesting inter-island travel, who wish to travel to or from New Providence or Grand Bahama by plane or boat...

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Public Notice East Street Road Paving-Between Gaol Alley and Wulff Road

May 22, 2020

The Ministry of Public Works/Bahamix, has scheduled Paving works for East Street between Gaol Alley and Wulff Road...

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One Eleuthera Foundation Rolls Out Virtual Campus Pilot Programme Readies for Summer 2020 Launch

May 22, 2020

The One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) has responded to the increased demand for E-learning courses with a two phase rollout of its One Eleuthera Virtual Learning Platform. As a Partner in Education, their Centre For Training and Innovation (CTI) will be the custodian of OEF’s Virtual Campus...

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Pelican Bay Donates Happily to Rand Memorial Hospital

May 22, 2020

The Rand Memorial Hospital was among the many essential services which were severely impacted by Hurricane Dorian’s passing. To date, challenges persist as hardworking healthcare professionals work tirelessly to mitigate the fallout from COVID-19 in addition to Dorian related issues as well.

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Official Statement from The Office of The Prime Minister
Official Statement from The Office of The Prime Minister

May 22, 2020

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis released the following statement today on the resumption of worship services under specific conditions, and the further relaxation of business hours and days for designated exempted businesses and services outlined in the Emergency Powers (COVID 19) Order 2020...

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Ministry of Financial Services Remains ‘Open for Business’

May 22, 2020

Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration, the Hon. Elsworth Johnson said that although the country is still following a lockdown protocol as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic...

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The Bahamas Cannot Let Its Guard Down When it Comes to Money Laundering

May 22, 2020

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Senator the Hon. Carl Bethel explained that The Bahamas cannot afford to let its guard down again when it comes to ensuring that it has laws in place that strengthen the regulatory...

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University of The Bahamas Announces Graduate Degrees Aimed at Enhancing Economic Resilience

May 21, 2020

With the world entering an economic downturn, a contraction in employment in The Bahamas and severe pressure to innovate, the Bahamian labour force needs specialised knowledge and skills in the public and private sectors to drive business resilience and sustainability...

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Regional Bank Committed to Tourism Sector
Regional Bank Committed to Tourism Sector

May 21, 2020

Despite bleak forecasts for the tourist sector hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, a regional bank is committed to the sector and “will continue to be active” in supporting the tourism industry of Caribbean countries including The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands...

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Prime Minister Minnis: The Bahamas must make far-reaching structural changes to economy
Prime Minister Minnis: The Bahamas must make far-reaching structural changes to economy

May 21, 2020

In the aftermath of COVID-19 and Hurricane Dorian, The Bahamas must embark on broad, deep and far-reaching structural changes to the economy and the way The Bahamas does business at home and abroad, said Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis...

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Remarks of Senator Carl W. Bethel QC, Attorney-General at the Virtual Symposium of the Ministry of Financial Services
Remarks of Senator Carl W. Bethel QC, Attorney-General at the Virtual Symposium of the Ministry of Financial Services

May 21, 2020

Today I address you remotely, in this the ‘new normal’ and pray for a speedy return to a true normal, with health and safety for all...

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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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