Press Releases

Over $90 million in direct cash assistance paid out through Government subsidized unemployment assistance

December 11, 2020

Eligibility criteria enforced for access. However, Govt providing other social support for those not eligible...

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Bahamas Government Signs Contract with United States for Search and Rescue Operations

December 11, 2020

The Bahamas has entered into an official agreement with the United States for Search and Rescue missions. A contract signing ceremony marked the occasion at the Ministry of Tourism’s headquarters, December 10, 2020...

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NTC Presents Workplace Recommendations for Violence & Harassment in the workplace

December 11, 2020

In recognition of Human Rights Day observed by the United Nations, today, December 10th, members of the National Tripartite Council (NTC)...

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Remarks by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis -- Presentation of Land Grants for Crossing Rocks, Abaco

December 11, 2020

On September 14, 1999, Hurricane Floyd made landfall in Abaco as a Category Four storm, barreling through communities, tearing off roofs, flooding homes and dislocating hundreds of residents...

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‘Economic Empowerment’ Mostly a Mirage for Many Bahamian Women

December 11, 2020

Former Senator speaks to ‘inequalities’ at Women in Parliament event...

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BTVI Donates to Cancer Society

December 11, 2020

The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) recently made a donation to the Cancer Society of The Bahamas to aid in the organization’s efforts to help those fighting the disease...

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Bahamas Bowl to Re-Air Classic 2014 Game on ESPNU & ESPN

December 11, 2020

Bahamas Bowl to Re-Air Classic 2014 Game on ESPNU & ESPN...

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Bio of Golden Girl Pauline on Fast Track with Well-known Author, Major Publisher

December 10, 2020

The Girl Who Ran Sideways: The Story of an Olympic Champion’ due to be released in early 2022 by US publisher Rowman & Littlefield...

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Bahamas Waste Unveils New COVID Safety Truck

December 10, 2020

For motorists on New Providence, seeing one of Bahamas Waste’s (BW) thematically wrapped sanitation trucks is a pretty common occurrence...

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Opposition Leaders The Hon Phillip Davis signs the book of condolence

December 10, 2020

Opposition Leader, the Hon. Philip Davis signs the Book of Condolence for the late Oswald Ingraham, former Speaker of the House of Assembly and Deputy to the Governor General...

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Governor General Presents Frank Crothers Awards for Volunteerism at Bahamas Feeding Network, International Volunteer Day

December 10, 2020

Viewing firsthand what he declared “the tremendous work being carried out by the dedicated team of volunteers,” Governor General C.A Smith...

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Speaker of the House of Assembly The Hon. Halston Moultrie signs the book of condolences

December 10, 2020

Speaker of the House of Assembly the Hon. Halson Moultrie signs the Book of Condolence at the Lie-in-State of the Late Former Speaker of the House of Assembly...

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, The Hon. Darren Henfield Leads Bahamas Delegation Participating in the 7th Caricom-Cuba Summit
Minister of Foreign Affairs, The Hon. Darren Henfield Leads Bahamas Delegation Participating in the 7th Caricom-Cuba Summit

December 10, 2020

Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Darren A. Henfield, MP, led the Delegation of The Bahamas participating in the Seventh Summit of Heads of States and Government of the Caribbean Community and the Republic of Cuba...

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The Nature Conservancy Publishes First-Ever Detailed Maps of All Caribbean Coral Reefs

December 10, 2020

High-resolution maps of the underwater habitats of the entire Caribbean have the potential to transform marine conservation and significantly enhance our knowledge of the ocean...

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Statement from Cabinet Office-The Late James Oswald Ingraham
Statement from Cabinet Office-The Late James Oswald Ingraham

December 10, 2020

The Cabinet Office announces today that the body of the late James Oswald Ingraham, former Member of Parliament, Speaker of the House of Assembly...

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Launch of the 2020 National Cultural Heritage Month Celebrations

December 10, 2020

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 National Cultural Heritage Month Celebrations for the month of December, 2020...

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Bahamian Author Stephany Coakley Pens Inspirational Children’s Book ‘Tye The Dreamer’

December 10, 2020

At a time when dreams about a bright future may seem pointless, author Stephany Coakley has released a new children’s book to inspire the young and young at heart to dream big...

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BTC Lends a Hand to Community Organizations for Thanksgiving
BTC Lends a Hand to Community Organizations for Thanksgiving

December 10, 2020

Company provides much needed donations to South Andros Senior Citizens Home, Sister/Sister Breast Cancer Support Group & Great Commission Ministries...

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The Governor General's Volunteer Bahamas Programme paid courtesy call on The Office of The Governor General

December 09, 2020

Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Cornelius A. Smith received Mr. Barry Rassin and members of the Advisory Committee of the 'Governor General's Volunteer Bahamas...

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Prime Minister Minnis announces special Christmas Season provisions

December 08, 2020

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis has announced special Christmas season provisions for New Providence and islands still under the 5am to 10pm curfew...

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