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MOE: No decision yet on Face-to-Face instruction for affected islands, including Eleuthera

On Tuesday evening, January 26th, 2021, the Bahamas Ministry of Education (MOE) released a brief statement on the resumption of face-to-face instruction within schools on Eleuthera, New Providence, Abaco and Exuma. No announcements, however, were forthcoming in the statement.  In it, they advised the public to stay tuned to the Ministry of Education’s website, and […]

Posted on 26 January 2021 | 9:24 pm

PM Minnis, Keynote Speaker at Bahamas Business Outlook 2021

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, was the keynote speaker during the opening session of the Bahamas Business Outlook on Thursday, January 14th, 2021, where he spoke about government incentives and assistance initiatives for businesses within the country, along with intended efforts to continue with a number of national infrastructure projects, in light […]

Posted on 14 January 2021 | 5:20 pm

BMOTA Statement on CDC Requiring Proof of a Negative COVID-19 Test for ALL Air Passengers Arriving in the US

(NASSAU, Bahamas, January 13, 2021) – Yesterday, the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that all air passengers flying to the U.S. from a foreign country will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test (PCR or Antigen test), taken no more than 3 days prior to the flight. […]

Posted on 14 January 2021 | 4:30 pm

MARINE FORECAST for the Bahamas – 14th January to 16th January, 2021

3 DAY BAHAMAS MARINE FORECAST – FOR 24 HOURS FROM 6 AM EDT THURSDAY 14TH JANUARY 2021. BOATERS SHOULD BE VIGILANT IN THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS DUE TO THE THREAT OF POSSIBLE WATERSPOUT ACTIVITY. GENERAL SITUATION: A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL EMERGE OFF THE COAST OF THE CAROLINAS TODAY, DRAGGING AN ACTIVE REINFORCING FRONT ACROSS […]

Posted on 14 January 2021 | 6:00 am

Covid-19 Vaccine In Children: Bahamas Ministry of Health States Its Position

On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021, the Bahamas Ministry of Health released a statement clarifying its position on the mandatory administering of the Covid-19 Vaccine in children. The statement began, “The Ministry of Health wishes to address an article stating ‘Govt Discussing Mandatory COVID Vaccine for Students’ which emanated from an impromptu press briefing by the […]

Posted on 7 January 2021 | 9:21 am

Education Press Conference Tackles National Exam Results and the Reopening of Schools

On Monday afternoon, January 4th, 2021, as students across the Bahamas returned to classes to begin the new 2021 Easter school term, the Ministry of Education hosted a press conference, primarily to address questions about the national BGCSE and BJC examination results (National Exam results – 2020), recently released on December 23rd, 2020, as well […]

Posted on 5 January 2021 | 1:04 am

Canadians Face New Mandatory PCR Test Before Returning To Canada

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism released a statement on Monday, January 4th, 2021, alerting visitors to Canada as well as Canadian nationals returning to Canada, of new testing requirements imposed by the Canadian government, to begin on January 7th, 2021. The statement read: “As news emerged concerning a new variant of the Covid-19 virus circulating […]

Posted on 4 January 2021 | 9:32 pm

MOE announces students in Eleuthera to begin school virtually in January

On Thursday afternoon, December 31st, 2020, as the year came to an end, the Ministry of Education released a statement on the decision taken concerning the re-opening of schools in the Bahamas for the 2021 Easter Term, which begins on Monday, January 4th, 2021.  The statement read as follows: “The Department of Education wishes to […]

Posted on 31 December 2020 | 5:45 pm

Christmas Morning Fire Destroys Home in Gregory Town

A home in Gregory Town, owned by the family of Reginald and Anthia Wood, was completely destroyed by fire during the early hours of the morning on Christmas Day 2020. Authorities reported that sometime shortly after 3am on Friday morning, December 25th, 2020, the Gregory Town Chairperson of the Local Government Council contacted the Governor’s […]

Posted on 28 December 2020 | 4:15 pm

Covid Ambassadors Now Active Throughout Eleuthera

Thirteen new Covid ambassadors were trained in Eleuthera during a two-day session on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th, 2020, via live zoom presentations by facilitators in New Providence.  The group, whose responsibilities include the enforcement of current Covid-19 regulations – through the dissemination of tickets to members of the public for infractions – […]

Posted on 18 December 2020 | 12:54 pm


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