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Road Work on Milo Butler and Tonique Williams Darling Highway

May 31, 2020

Roadworks by the Ministry of Public Works and Bahamix at the roundabout junction of Milo Butler Highway/Tonique Williams Darling Highway commenced Friday, May 29, 2020...

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Psychologist Supports Singing Bishop’s COVID-19 Family Coping Video

May 31, 2020

Down-to-earth talk targeted overlooked sector of society...His out of the box way of preaching and teaching has attracted as many supporters as it has detractors, but when it comes to his COVID-19 family coping video...

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Minister Dames Applauds Jubilee Gardens Neighbourhood Watch International Award Recognition

May 30, 2020

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames announced, on May 28, 2020, that, in recognition of its distinguished commitment to community development, the Jubilee Gardens Neighbourhood Watch...

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Government Continues Public Education Efforts to Make the National Budget More Accessible to the Public

May 30, 2020

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K. Peter Turnquest explained that the Government views the public education efforts of the country’s National Budget as part of Government’s plan to make it more accessible to the Bahamian people...

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Fiscal Outlook for 2020/21 Framed Within the Context of COVID-19; No New Taxes

May 29, 2020

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest said the fiscal outlook for 2020/21 for The Bahamas is framed within the context of the global pandemic (COVID-19), and the lagged impact of Hurricane Dorian, which would have been built into the forecasts at the time of the first Adjustment Plan...

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IDB Praises MIYA Bahamas’ Water Efficiency Strategies

May 29, 2020

On the heels of receiving public recognition from the government of The Bahamas for addressing critical water retention needs in New Providence, the efforts of Miya Bahamas have been acknowledged by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) as well...

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Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty Offices Throughout The Bahamas Re-Open Monday, May 25th

May 29, 2020

Today’s re-opening of the Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty offices marks nine weeks since offices were closed due to COVID-19 quarantine mandates. In this span of time, staff members and agents have utilized their downtime for professional development, team building and to sharpen sales and marketing strategies...

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Purrfect Pets Team Pops for Lupus 242

May 29, 2020

Every Friday in May, staff at Purrfect Pets Veterinary Clinic put on purple for Lupus Awareness Month...

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Restrictions relaxed
Restrictions relaxed

May 29, 2020

A weekday 24-hour curfew, which has been in place since March, will be lifted on Tuesday and will be replaced with a reduced curfew from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for all islands of The Bahamas, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced in the House of Assembly yesterday...

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Minnis: Widespread testing not as necessary in The Bahamas
Minnis: Widespread testing not as necessary in The Bahamas

May 29, 2020

Prime Minister and Minister of Health Dr. Hubert Minnis claimed yesterday that widespread testing for COVID-19 is not as necessary in The Bahamas as it is in larger countries...

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Symonette: Govt must bring Bahamians home 'as quickly as possible'
Symonette: Govt must bring Bahamians home 'as quickly as possible'

May 29, 2020

St. Anne’s MP Brent Symonette said yesterday that the government needs to send daily Bahamasair flights to repatriate Bahamians stuck in South Florida during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Prime Minister Minnis: ‘We are living in a new normal’

May 28, 2020

PM announces reduced curfew, and re-opening of Family Islands, non-essential retail and worship services...

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Highlights from the Prime MinisterÄôs Communication
Highlights from the Prime Minister’s Communication

May 28, 2020

Bahamas in Phase 3 of re-opening plan...All islands of The Bahamas may resume normal commercial operations, except for New Providence, Grand Bahama and Bimini, effective 2 June...

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1.3 bil. deficit
1.3 bil. deficit

May 28, 2020

As the government contends with what he described as the biggest ‚Äúfiscal setback in the last 100 years‚ÄĚ, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance...

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Resolution to extend state of emergency to June 29

May 28, 2020

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday tabled a resolution to extend the state of emergency to June 29...

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Govt reduces budget of 42 ministries and departments

May 28, 2020

The government has reduced the budget allocations of 42 ministries and departments to contend with the "monstrous" impact of Hurricane Dorian, which leveled Grand Bahama and Abaco last September, and COVID-19, the worldwide pandemic that has brought the Bahamian economy to a near standstill...

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Govt to hold back expenditure in some key areas
Govt to hold back expenditure in some key areas

May 28, 2020

Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest yesterday announced a number of measures to reduce government expenditure given the projected decrease in revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Govt wants to borrow 80 mil. for solarization on Family Islands
Govt wants to borrow 80 mil. for solarization on Family Islands

May 28, 2020

Bahamas Power and Light's solar grid on Ragged Island. BAHAMAS POWER AND LIGHTThe government is seeking approval to borrow $80 million to progress solarization on the Family Islands in the upcoming fiscal year, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest revealed yesterday. "Mr. Speaker, an essential pillar to our transformational socio-economic agenda is to achieve [...]
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BNDC to observe World No Tobacco Day with focus on COVID-19 and its likely impacts on smokers

May 27, 2020

The Bahamas National Drug Council (BNDC) will commemorate the World Health Organization‚Äôs World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), on May 29, 2020 with a Zoom Conference under the theme: ‚ÄúSmoking, Vaping & COVID-19...‚ÄĚ

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Government Still Committed to Delivering Resilient, Dynamic, Inclusive and Sustainable Bahamas

May 27, 2020

‚ÄėThis Government Administration is still very much committed to delivering a modern Bahamas that is resilient, dynamic, inclusive, and sustainable. However, we cannot fool ourselves about where we are today...

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