Press Releases

Hours of Operations of New Providence Clinics Update#66

May 08, 2020

The Ministry of Health wishes to remind persons that the following clinics in New Providence are open Monday - Friday to the public as follows...

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Flaming Gardens Clinic Hours of Operation During the Mandatory Lockdown Update#65Update #65

May 08, 2020

The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the public that the Flamingo Gardens Clinic will remain open during the following days and times during the mandatory lockdown...

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Frontliners Shielded from COVID-19 with $25,000 Donation

May 08, 2020

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is in short supply across the globe as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, and The Bahamas is no exception. In response, CIBC FirstCaribbean locally purchased $25,000 worth of PPE to help the Ministry of Health meet the critical needs of the healthcare workforce...

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Nassau Cruise Port Launches Bond Offering

May 08, 2020

FIRST PHASE OF DEMOLITION BEGINS ON TRANSFORMATIONAL DOWNTOWN PROJECT...Nassau Cruise Port Ltd. (NCP) today announced that it has commenced a bond issue as a private placement offering. The Bond Facility will have a 20-year final maturity (June 30, 2040)...

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Bahamians Return Home in First Phase of Repatriation of Nationals and Residents from Florida

May 08, 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in conjunction with the Ministry of Health conducted its first phase of repatriation of Bahamian nationals and residents from Florida today, Friday, 8 May 2020...

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Coordination of Returning Bahamians and Residents Home

May 08, 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs was given responsibility to prepare a strategy to return Bahamian Nationals and residents to The Bahamas who are still abroad in various places around the world, as a result of travel restrictions put in place because of COVID-19...

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Bahamas Department of Correctional Services Refutes Allegations of Inadequate Conditions at Prison during COVID-19 Lockdown

May 08, 2020

Commissioner of the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services Charles Murphy refutes recent allegations made in THE TRIBUNE daily that inmates are living in “desperate” conditions with inadequate protection during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Permanent Secretaries Donate to the Salvation Army

May 08, 2020

In support of community service and social outreach during the current COVID-19 Pandemic, Permanent Secretaries of the Bahamas Government made a donation of $7,000 to the Salvation Army on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Salvation Army Headquarters...

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COVID-19 Task Force Coordinator Provides Updated on Confirmed Cases in The Bahamas

May 08, 2020

Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis, COVID-19 Task Force Coordinator and Special Adviser to the Prime Minister explained that the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 remains at 92...

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Repatriation Exercise from South Florida

May 08, 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in conjunction with the Ministry of Health, as a follow-up to its press release of 6 May, wishes to advise the general public that the first phase of the repatriation of Bahamian nationals...

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Prime Minister Minnis meets with Health Officials

May 07, 2020

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, on temporarily assuming the portfolio of Minister of Health, met today (May 6) with health officials, including Under Secretary of the Ministry of Health...

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Nassau Jewish Community Donates to Bahamas Feeding Network, Helping to Feed Hundreds, Ease 'Unprecedented Hunger in The Bahamas'

May 07, 2020

With Rabbi Sholom Bluming calling the tales of empty cupboards and hungry children “heartbreaking beyond words,” he presented a major donation on behalf of the Nassau Jewish Community to the Bahamas Feeding Network, helping to feed hundreds through grocery parcels delivered at social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Bahamian Cultural Icons Contribute to Groundbreaking Junkanoon Museum Plans

May 07, 2020

Technology and Innovation to make unique museum a signature attraction at Nassau Cruise Port...

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Urban implements curbside delivery to assist senior citizens

May 07, 2020

Employees from the ten Urban Renewal Centres in New Providence implemented curbside delivery over the May 1-3 weekend to distribute care packages to senior citizens in those communities in which Urban Centres are located...

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Repairs to Fishing Hole Bridge to be Completed Before Start of Hurricane Season

May 07, 2020

Final repairs to the Fishing Hole Road Bridge are expected to be completed before or at least by the beginning of the hurricane season, which begins in June, according to Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction, the Hon. Iram Lewis...

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Minister Kwasi Thompson urges Grand Bahamian to remain vigilant against COVID-19

May 07, 2020

Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator the Hon. Kwasi Thompson is urging Grand Bahamians to continue to follow the protocols laid out by the Ministry of Health, as The Bahamas continues to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Commissioner of Police and Senior Executive Leadership Team paid courtesy call to the Prime Minister

May 07, 2020

Commissioner of Police, Paul Rolle and his Senior Executive Leadership Team paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today, May 7, 2020 at Cabinet Office, Churchill Building...

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Three Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Update64
Three Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Update#64

May 07, 2020

The Ministry of Health confirms today that there are three (3) additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to ninety-two (92)...

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Lupus 242 Holds Virtual Events for Awareness Month

May 05, 2020

May is recognized as Lupus Awareness Month around the world. With social distancing measures in place as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, local support group Lupus 242 will host a series of virtual events to stay connected to its members and the general public...

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Prime Minister Minnis Accepts Resignation of Dr Sands

May 04, 2020

BREAKING NEWS - Statement from The Office of The Prime Minister

I have accepted the resignation of Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands effective tomorrow, May 5th 2020. I thank him for his service to The Bahamas including during COVID-19 pandemic.

I will make a further statement on this matter tomorrow, including on who will server as Minister of Health.

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