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Bahamians ousted PM Minnis, Philip Brave Davis new PM of Bahamas

Voters in the Bahamas ousted Prime Minister Hubert Minnis in a quick election on Thursday as the economy was crumbling to recover from its deepest crash since at least 1971.

Bahamas COVID vaccination: 146,738 doses administered, 57,593 individuals are fully vaccinated

Till 28 August 2021, a total of 91,967 individuals have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on the Bahamas island. The data further states that a total of 57,593 individuals are fully vaccinated now. 

55,291 individuals are fully vaccinated in Bahamas

So far, as of 21 August 2021, a total of 76,174 individuals have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on the Bahamas island. The data further states that a total of 55,291 individuals are fully vaccinated now. 

Bahamas expects arrival of 12,000 gallons of liquid oxygen

Prime Minister Hubert Minnis, during his address on 22 August 2021, noted that so far, 129,017 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the Bahamas, while 55,291 Bahamians are fully vaccinated.

Bahamas to conduct general elections on 16 September

The government of Bahamas has announced elections prior eight months of the actual date. The Prime Minister of the Bahamas - Dr Hubert Minnis, has announced that he has advised the Governor-General to issue the 'writs of election', which would be held on Thursday 16 September 2021.

Bahamas’ Education Ministry encourages parents to get their children vaccinated

The Education Ministry of the Bahamas island has urged the parents to get their children vaccinated against the deadly COVID-19 mutant as soon as possible, as the country opens vaccination for the students of 12 to 18 years. 

Bahamas identified large number of Alpha variant cases

The Health Minister of the Bahamas island - Dr Merceline Dahl-Regis, on 15 August 2021, informed that a large number of the cases of the Alpha variant had been identified via Genomic surveillance.

Pfizer vaccine from US reaches St Kitts, Bahamas and Trinidad

St Kitts and Nevis have received 11,700 doses, Bahamas - 128,700 and Trinidad and Tobago - 305,270.

Bahamas to host second Virtual Junkanoo Summer Festival

The Ministry of Tourism and Aviation of the Bahamas island is all set to host the 2nd Virtual Junkanoo Summer Festival (JSF) for the upcoming three consecutive Saturdays on August 14, 21 & 28, 2021.

Bahamas government announces new curfew hours amid COVID

The Prime Minister of the Bahamas, while addressing the nation on 9 August 2021, announced a 9 pm to 5 am curfew for the New Providence and Paradise Island, and Grand Bahama and 10 pm to 5 am curfew for mainland Exuma and mainland Abaco amid the COVID-19 situation in the island country.

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Commodore Gorman becomes first female Chief of Defence Force in Jamaica

Three senior Jamaican Defence Force commanders were interviewed for their job

Antigua and Barbuda: 3 workers union starts legally opposing new vaccine mandate policy

The Antigua and Barbuda Public Service Association had filed this lawsuit

Marigot Hospital built by MMCE to become milestone in Dominica healthcare development

MMCE had come up as an organisation that is committed to its work and project assigned

St Kitts and Nevis records 38 new COVID-19 cases

According to the updation, there are 761 people who have quarantined themselves at their residence

Trinidad and Tobago records 285 new COVID-19 cases

470,075 people have been fully vaccinated on the island