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Statement by The Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) on Abaco Contract Signing

May 25, 2020

Water and Sewerage Corporation Executive Chairman Adrian Gibson, signed two groundbreaking contracts, May 22, 2020 to further the Corporation’s work in Abaco following devastation of Hurricane Dorian...

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Business Graduates Need to Play Key Role in Rebuilding Economy

May 25, 2020

National development has to be the focus of any distinctive Master of Business Administrative (MBA) degree programme offered by University of The Bahamas (UB), Executive Director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board Tanya McCartney asserts...

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Planned borrowing has no €˜structural adjustment€™ strings attached
Planned borrowing has no ‘structural adjustment’ strings attached

May 25, 2020

Minister: ‘Low-cost loan facility is available to countries with stable debt...’As a member country of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Government has applied to take advantage of a low-cost emergency loan facility that is available to all member countries...

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MINISTER: €˜Expect COVID-19 to weigh heavily on revenue and expenditure estimates€™
MINISTER: ‘Expect COVID-19 to weigh heavily on revenue and expenditure estimates’

May 25, 2020

As the Government prepares for the presentation of the upcoming Budget Communication, the Ministry of Finance advises the public to follow its social media pages and subscribe to its mailing list to receive the latest information about the 2020/21 Annual Budget...

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Covid-19: A Breeding Room for Corruption?

May 25, 2020

Corruption and bribery risk by all indications increase during crisis. Over the past decade, a sustained number of corruption and bribery cases have occurred because of entities not fully appreciating the risk attached to their vendors and weak anti-bribery regimes, within legacy corporate walls...

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Luciano's Restaurant In Nassau Closes Permanently
Luciano's Restaurant In Nassau Closes Permanently

May 25, 2020

Luciano’s Restaurant today announced that, after more than a decade serving the Bahamian community and visitors, the restaurant will be permanently closing its doors. Due to the current economic climate, the restaurant’s reliance on the tourist market, and the economic uncertainty in the coming months, it is unable to continue as a viable business.

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Three Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Update745
Three Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Update#745

May 23, 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 one hundred (100)...

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Residents of Bimini Get Questions Answered on COVID-19 During Town Meeting

May 22, 2020

Dr. Nikkah Forbes, Director of Infectious Diseases and Manager of the National AIDS Centre answered questions from residents of Bimini concerning the two-week lockdown for residents to help stem the number of COVID-19 cases on that island...

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Social Services expresses grave concern on the recent circulation of videos across social media platforms

May 22, 2020

The Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development express grave concern on the recent circulation of videos across social media platforms, of two young women in a physical altercation with several men...

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Repairs to Elizabeth Estates Children’s Home underway

May 22, 2020

Work crews, this week, began structural repairs on the Elizabeth Estates Children’s Home. The project is scheduled to take four weeks to complete, weather permitting...

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Social Services helps to deliver on government’s promise to Bimini residents

May 22, 2020

Social Services providers from the Department of Social Services, and Urban Renewal, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, collaborated with Bimini Administrator, Ms. Cleora Pinder...

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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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