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On the 4 July, 1973, the Treaty of Chaguaramas came into force which established the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The Bahamas joined CARICOM on 4 July, 1983 and continues to be an active member of the organization. On this CARICOM Day, H.E. Ellison E. Greenslade QPM, High Commissioner of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas in the […]

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The Home Office has now published updated guidance on GOV.UK (, for visa customers and applicants and those travelling to and from the UK. The Home Office recommends that all concerned check this guidance regularly and to also continue to refer to, and follow, NHS  and PHE guidance.

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National Address 2 by Prime Minister the Most Dr. Hubert A Minnis MP ON – COVID-19 – Emergency Orders

NATIONAL ADDRESS 2 – COVID-19 The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis ON MP Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas  23 March 2020 My Fellow Bahamians and Residents: Good evening.  The COVID-19 virus and threat that the world and The Bahamas are facing is a matter of life and death. While most people who […]

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nassau, The Bahamas 15 March 2020   Press Release COVID 19 Bahamian Nationals and Students Abroad The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas is aware of the presence of COVID-19 in various parts of the world, where there may be Bahamian nationals and students.  As the process of nationals and […]

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Remarks by Minister of Health the Hon. Dr. Duane Sands at COVID-19 Update Press Conference

Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands Minister of Health  COVID-19 Update Press Conference, The Ministry of Health,  Sunday, 22 March, 2020 Good afternoon, Today I would like to provide an update on the COVID-19 coronavirus in The Bahamas. As of Sunday, 22nd March, the Ministry of Health has confirmed four cases of COVID-19 in The Bahamas. […]

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PM Minnis’ announcement of COVID-19 Emergency Measures

PRESS CONFERENCE STATEMENT Announcement of Emergency Measures The Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis Prime Minister 19 March 2020 Good afternoon. Today I am announcing an emergency order which gives the Government of The Bahamas the authority to use temporary, but necessary measures in the country’s fight against Covid-19. Many similar measures are being used around […]

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Ministry of Health Updates – COVID19

MINISTRY OF HEALTH NATIONAL REFERENCE LABORATORY     Update #13      The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the public that The Bahamas is one of the Caribbean countries providing COVID-19 laboratory testing. COVID-19 testing will be conducted at the Ministry of Health National Reference Laboratory (NRL), which is internationally accredited by the College of […]

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The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation on COVID-19 – Mar. 20

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is following guidance from the Bahamas Ministry of Health and other government agencies pertaining to the country’s Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19.  At this time, there are four confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nassau, The Bahamas. Patients are isolated in quarantine following the guidelines outlined by the […]

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Parliamentary Communication on the Humanitarian Relief Operation for the Cruise Ship Braemer by Minister Renward Wells

Parliamentary Communication on the Humanitarian Relief Operation for the Cruise Ship Braemer, by Hon. Renward R. Wells, M.P. (Bamboo Town) Minister of Transport and Local Government, House of Assembly, Parliament Square   Mister Speaker; Today I wish to report that the humanitarian relief afforded The Bahamas Flag cruise ship Braemar is completed and that the ship has departed Bahamian waters. […]

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DPM Turnquest: Global and Domestic Development as a Result of COVID-19 will Affect Economic Growth in the Short Term Negatively

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. Peter Turnquest said in the best of times, the Bahamian economy would not escape the effects of a global health crisis like COVID-19. As he presented the Statement on the Fiscal and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in the House of Assembly, Wednesday, […]

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