Press Releases

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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Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands has tendered his resignation

May 04, 2020

Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands has tendered his resignation...

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The Bahamas National Trust Notes Increased Reports of Illegal Poaching & Development in National Parks during Lockdown

May 04, 2020

Reconnaissance, led by The Bahamas National Trust (BNT), took place on Saturday, May 2nd, 2020, in cooperation with law enforcement, media, park wardens and other essential nation parks service staff members to act swiftly upon reports...

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BTC partners with Ministry of Health COVID-19 Crisis Center

May 04, 2020

BTC has partnered with the Ministry of Health (MoH) to assist with communication efforts as part of the global COVID-19 pandemic...

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UB Mingoes Student-Athletes Still Cautiously Optimistic
UB Mingoes Student-Athletes Still Cautiously Optimistic

May 04, 2020

Like the rest of the world, University of The Bahamas (UB) Mingoes student-athletes have had to balance disappointment with distancing in this COVID-19 environment, withdrawing from the very interactions that have been pivotal to their growth and success...

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BTC celebrates Earth Day with JA Company

May 04, 2020

BTC marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with its Junior Achievement (JA) company, BTC Horizon. The COVID-19 pandemic presented a big opportunity for Achievers to further promote their self-starter ‘Garden Buddies’ product...

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Expenditure growth outspaces revenue as Dorian impact felt
Expenditure growth outspaces revenue as Dorian impact felt

May 01, 2020

COVID-19 to further weigh on fiscal performance...Budget performance in the third quarter report was dominated by rebuilding efforts associated with Hurricane Dorian and, to a lesser extent...

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Tony Allen: 'World's greatest drummer' and afrobeat pioneer dies

May 01, 2020

Pioneering Nigerian drummer Tony Allen, a co-founder of the afrobeat musical genre, died in Paris on Thursday aged 79, his manager says...

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Campbell participates in Launch of ProMis App for Social Services

May 01, 2020

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell (far right), participated in the Launch of the ProMis App Management Information System that is expected to provide social services representatives...

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The Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs on behalf of Francis Joseph Wilson
The Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs on behalf of Francis Joseph Wilson

May 01, 2020

On behalf of the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, it is with a profound sense of sadness that I extend condolences to the family of the late Francis Wilson, who served at the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs for many years...

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Australian police shoot man dead after stabbings in Pilbara
Australian police shoot man dead after stabbings in Pilbara

May 01, 2020

Police in Western Australia have shot dead a man after several people were stabbed at a shopping centre in the Pilbara region...

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BTC partners with Ministry of Health COVID-19 Crisis Center
BTC partners with Ministry of Health COVID-19 Crisis Center

May 01, 2020

BTC has partnered with the Ministry of Health (MoH) to assist with communication efforts as part of the global COVID-19 pandemic...

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