Hubert Minnis

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Hubert Minnis told : "First World nations make the greatest contribution to climate change," External link

CBSnews Monday, May 23, 2022 3:21:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : “They are basically grabbing at straws,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:50:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : “Inflation is not new to the world,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:50:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Philip Brave Davis ) : “They’re having great difficulty meeting these costs,” “Davis and those should be concentrating on how they’re going to assist and alleviate the problems that individuals are feeling and experiencing now because, if they’re not prepared, The Bahamas will be in for a difficult time over the next year or two” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:50:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We estimated at that time that the lots were valued at $150,000, which meant that individuals who paid $40,000 would have had $110,000 in equity,” “Today, the estimated [value] of that land is $200,000, which means that individuals purchasing at $40,000 would have $160,000 in equity” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, April 29, 2022 4:58:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The Abaco Center includes stand-alone sustainable elements such as solar-driven power supply and distribution and backup power generators powering low voltage energy-saving ultra-long lasting LED lighting,” “The center includes water-saving technology with backup storage to maintain operations for at least five days in the event of damage to the water supply infrastructure” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, April 12, 2022 5:11:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The member said that we are hiding finances and spending,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, March 17, 2022 4:33:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I call on the new administration to remove VAT from breadbasket items. Have a heart, man,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, February 18, 2022 6:06:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The pledges, that was designed and managed by the UN, not The Bahamas government, so, when individuals talk about we wasted pledges and whatever else, they are insulting and basically denigrating the UN,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, February 17, 2022 6:07:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “There has been a lot of talk about cleaning, or whatever, but we must remember that when we looked and assessed and made determinations as to the cost of cleaning, we got international companies who had experience with Harvey and other hurricanes and they pointed out that it would have cost us about $98 million for cleanup,” “And we did it for less than $40 million” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, February 17, 2022 6:07:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : "First World nations make the greatest contribution to climate change," External link

CBSnews Monday, February 14, 2022 3:26:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I have not seen the contract,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, February 8, 2022 5:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Now, they (the government) may have a different perspective and they may have alternative views or they may have other motives for this property, but I will do all I can to ensure that that and similar properties go into the hands of the young people for upliftment,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, January 27, 2022 4:11:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Philip Brave Davis ) : “Initially, the rumor was that I asked him,” “Now he admits that I haven’t spoken to him. I haven’t spoken to Brave since he became prime minister. I have called him on two occasions on particular matters but I’ve never gotten him” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, December 31, 2021 4:00:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Just stop it, because they are going to push me to a particular point,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, December 31, 2021 4:00:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : "First World nations make the greatest contribution to climate change," External link

CBSnews Monday, December 27, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “He said nothing about employees, about jobs,” “Those that can must work from home” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, December 24, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The prime minister must categorically state that he nor his office had given the approval,” “And we must investigate how all these events came to be” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, December 10, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis added : “We still want to know who assisted or aided in the approval coming through this far to set up. And who was the Bahamian involved in the assistance of them coming here? And was there any exchange of monies? And if there was, how much and who got the money?” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, December 10, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : “We may be placed in a position where we would be discarding vaccines which would send a very terrible message to the international community whom I’m certain are monitoring our vaccination rates and make it very difficult for us to receive vaccines moving forward,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, December 2, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “In the last budget speech, I had committed to the Bahamian people that the government would pursue further tax reforms,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, December 1, 2021 3:44:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I would like to congratulate the member for Marco City in his elevation to becoming the leader of this great party,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:32:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Many still ask the question why was election called,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, November 22, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Throughout our extraordinary history of half a century, the Free National Movement has weathered many storms,” “Storms forge character. Storms remind us of our purpose. Storms remind us of what is essential. Storms build resistance” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, November 22, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The former [Free National Movement] FNM government went to great lengths to obtain almost half a million doses of vaccines,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, November 11, 2021 4:30:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “From a scientific perspective, I would ask the member to do an analysis of the number of deaths that occurred in the Family Islands when we were in versus when they were in,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, November 3, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Were we returned to office, as a sitting prime minister, I would have given a national address within days to address the state of the pandemic,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, November 3, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Berry Islands ) : “From how this government failed the Family Islands in its first test, we on this side have no confidence in their ability to execute a strategy to protect Bahamians,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, November 2, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis noted : “At the end of November, the Free National Movement will hold a one-day convention to elect the Leader of the Party,” External link

thenassauguardian Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:12:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis added : “We remain in a deadly global pandemic,” External link

thenassauguardian Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:12:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Berry Islands ) : “When individuals are saying that the flare-up or the infections you are seeing in the Family Islands are a result of the election on the (September)16th, when you look at the science and individuals being exposed, infections do not manifest themselves for at least five to six days,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, October 20, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The National Development Plan (NDP) must be non-political and inclusive; as such, it is owned by The Bahamian people,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, October 6, 2021 4:25:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “It has been a long and challenging period for our country and for the entire world, including the global tourism industry and the cruising sector,” “We are grateful to have Adventure of the Seas home port here in Nassau and visit additional islands in The Bahamas over the seven-night itinerary” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We can have vaccination parties, those who are vaccinated and, most of all, we can have vaccinated hour hours in our restaurants and bars,” External link

thenassauguardian Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:20:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Reece’s commitment and work in the Centreville community will bring a welcomed approach to Parliament next year since their current representative, Prime Minister Christie, could not even be bothered to visit Centreville following Hurricane Matthew,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, June 9, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “To ensure that more Bahamians take advantage of the increased need for room capacity now and in the future, I am pleased to announce that I have directed the Small Business Development Centre to reserve a minimum up to $2 million to provide funding to support Bahamians who wish to enter the Bahamian home rental market. This new SBDC initiative will have built in covenants to ensure that successful applicants follow through on preparing these properties for guests and that they list the properties for short-term rental,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Bahamians in our southern islands will be granted a new slate of concessions like duty and VAT concessions on the full range of materials they will need to build or renovate a house, or to start or expand a business,” “For the residents of these islands, there has never been a better time to invest in that cottage or to refurbish an ancestral home to welcome visitors from around the world and to become a direct owner in the hospitality sector. This is about ownership and it gives Bahamians the chance to retain a greater piece of the tourism pie. The emergence of platforms for online commerce now permits ordinary Bahamians to become owners in the hospitality trade and to explore so many other opportunities to deliver goods and services all over the world” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The offshore financial services sector, our number two industry, has been shrinking due to a vastly different and much more stringent global regulatory environment,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The hurricane season began yesterday, June 1 and lasts until November [30],” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis noted : “Last year, my administration introduced legislation that permitted the minister of finance to provide VAT holidays up to two times per year for up to 30 days for specific reasons,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This budget contribution put cash directly in the hands of unemployed and self-employed Bahamians impacted by the economic downturn,” “This sum does not include, and is in addition to, the earned benefits that were paid out by NIB under its ordinary unemployment benefits program” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 28, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This four-story expansion to the newly opened and renovated Rand Hospital will ensure that Grand Bahamians will also have the benefit of a world-class, modern hospital facility,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “While the deficits proposed in the current budget remain at very elevated levels, they are necessary to sustain the economy and set the stage for the impending economic rebound,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Responding to the twin calamities of Dorian and the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly elevated our country’s debt as we have been compelled to mount a response equal to the challenge,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Despite this improvement, revenues are projected to remain 7.5 percent below the $2.426 billion posted in 2018/2019, reflecting the fact that our economy will not likely return to full capacity during the upcoming fiscal year,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “While we anticipate a reduced need for support as the economy rebounds, the current budget still anticipates some $100 million in direct COVID-19 related support in the form of food assistance, unemployment assistance and health sector support, as well as the revenue foregone on the Government’s Employment Incentive Programme and other growth initiatives,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Despite some return to normalcy, the allocations to Bahamasair, Water & Sewerage and Nassau Flight Services will be higher than typical years, as cash flow slowly returns to normal,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Small and medium sized businesses have often lamented that startup costs are prohibitive and that big businesses and foreign investors get the kinds of incentives they do not qualify for,” “We are addressing this concern head on, ensuring that Bahamians have access to startup concessions just as large investment projects do” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We were successful in terms of implementing a vaccination program,” “We have managed what we thought was [done] well, the COVID pandemic that we have seen throughout the world. And now, we are slowly opening up our economy” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:29:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Every agency, business or establishment, shall remain closed, except for the Royal Bahamas Police Force, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, government community clinics and COVID-19 vaccination sites,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:17:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Cat Island ) : “Out of an abundance of caution, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, has already dispatched officers to Cat Island, and North and Central Andros, to ensure that residents are not leaving these areas, and risking the greater spread of the COVID-19 virus, to other communities and islands,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Cat Island ) : “Travel to and from Cat Island, and North and Central Andros is prohibited during the lockdown, except for essential workers,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, May 24, 2021 2:31:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “It is our hope that we would not need the three months,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, May 18, 2021 12:43:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “One of the policies is – and the CDC has submitted such policy – if all within an enclosed environment are vaccinated, then they don’t need to use a mask and other social distancing protocols, as we have stated before,” External link

thenassauguardian Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:05:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis declared : “Never, ever allow the politicians to be in charge again. This is your victory and you will always remain in charge” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Once individuals within our shores… once they have received the second dose of the vaccine or they have met the vaccination requirement, they do not need any further testing to move about through our Bahama-land,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, April 23, 2021 2:22:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Restrictions will end. We will get back to our way of life. Jobs and the economy are coming back,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The government will be given first right of refusal,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We cannot afford a painful third wave and, therefore, we all must and have to do our part,” “We do not want another surge of cases here in The Bahamas. This will result in more hospitalizations and more deaths” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The only way out of this pandemic is through vaccination,” “Anyone who tells you otherwise is providing you with absolute false information” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, of passengers will experience Nassau or Grand Bahama in ways they never had the opportunity to before,” External link

antiguaobserver Monday, March 22, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “There is no shortage of global examples on the destabilizing effects of high debt levels on macroeconomic stability. Of course, maintaining macroeconomic stability is a key policy objective of any government. Therefore, it is important that our debt management framework ensures that the borrowing activities across the public sector spectrum conform with sound debt management principles and that there is an orderly access to debt markets by covered entities,” “As currently reflected in the establishing legislation of most state-owned enterprises, the PDM bill contemplates that the minister of finance will be responsible for approving, in consultation with the responsible minister, all borrowings (whether guaranteed or non-guaranteed) of the covered public entities and GBEs. Furthermore, all covered entities will be required to undertake appropriate risk assessments of prospective debt transactions” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Today is the most delightful, joyous day of my life,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, March 11, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “When we talk about election, election is not due until May of 2022,” “It’s a matter that still has to be discussed even if we decided to bring it in April 2022, February 2022, they have to be ready” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : “When we came in, just review our manifesto, we always said that we must create wealth and we must have [a] redistribution of land,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, March 8, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Initially, we were thinking about single-family,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, March 8, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “When we talk about election, election is not due until May of 2022,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, March 8, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I have said that we will investigate; we will investigate, and when that’s completed you will receive the results,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “A key element of both near-term economic recovery and long-term inclusive economic growth will be the provision of affordable residential properties and homes,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, March 3, 2021 3:26:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I hail with great enthusiasm the efforts of the principals of Eeden farms for the role they intend to play in producing more agricultural products,” “We all know the value of having access to fresh, high quality food, especially if it is organic” External link

thenassauguardian Saturday, February 27, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “On the Family Islands, local medical teams will be assisted by mobile teams from New Providence,” “On the Family Islands, health teams will vaccinate all eligible residents who choose to take the vaccine at the same time” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, February 22, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : “As I stand here, I must say that God knows for what you do, you are underpaid,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, February 19, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This reassessment came after discussions between myself, other Bahamian officials and the U.S. government,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “As we look around, we see the number of funerals in violation of the order, the number of memorials in violation of the order and even Junkanoo groups engaging in rush outs in violation of the order,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, January 25, 2021 8:24:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Such generosity is a part of a much broader and larger home rebuilding and housing program funded and led by the Government of The Bahamas,” External link

bahamas-gov Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We still have a long road ahead. But along this road of rebuilding and recovery will be newly restored and new homes for Bahamians,” External link

bahamas-gov Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This home was built for resilience as we continue to rebuild Abaco and parts of Grand Bahama in the midst of the great challenge of climate change,” External link

bahamas-gov Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Bahama House represents the quality and kinds of corporate and nonprofit partnerships which are helping to redevelop and to revitalize Abaco after the worst natural disaster in Bahamian history,” “As I noted in the immediate aftermath of Dorian, the unprecedented nature and magnitude of the Hurricane required public/private collaboration and partnerships between The Bahamas and other governments and international agencies” External link

bahamas-gov Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Given the current state of public finances, the government has had to make some very tough decisions,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, January 15, 2021 3:54:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I am happy to advise that we intend to accelerate the implementation of a sovereign wealth fund, another recommendation of the [Economic Recovery Committee],” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, January 15, 2021 3:54:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This committee is chaired by Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis, OD, CMG and is made up of public health experts and representatives of various sectors, including religious and community leaders,” “Government officials will report at the appropriate time on the rollout of a vaccine in The Bahamas” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “Of course, you know, we want to employ people within the organization and create opportunities. For many years I’ve had the vision where I always wanted to see a home for the Saxons saying Shell Saxon Superstars on it. We’ll have an address, a phone number, a contact. So, we applaud Prime Minister Minnis for his vision and the bold step that he took” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The Bahamas was fundamentally bettered by Sir William’s service,” “He was a man of integrity who gave his all to his country. I also wish to express my gratitude for his advice and assistance when I served as leader of the opposition” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:42:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis noted ( about Balmoral Hotel ) : “At a time when The Bahamas was looking for investors to acquire government-owned hotels, he was the first in line, transforming the Balmoral into the Sandals Royal Bahamian hotel,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:17:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “He was a great friend and lover of the islands of The Bahamas and the Bahamian people... an intrepid innovator... the ultimate dreamcatcher who was happy to listen to the ideas of others and to change his mind when inspired or enthused by the dreams and ideas of others,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis declared : “This is our greatest national priority,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, December 31, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Grand Bahama has seen a resurgence of COVID-19 cases after being COVID-19-free for a little over two months,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, December 31, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The persistently high case numbers, particularly on New Providence, have placed immense strain on our healthcare system and our medical professionals,” “Our hospitals are full. Medical teams have been pushed to their capacity. If there is further deterioration in the COVID-19 situation on our most populated island, we risk a collapse of the healthcare system” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, December 31, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “One of my greatest missions as prime minister is to ensure that every major island in our archipelago has the infrastructure and amenities needed to improve your quality of life,” External link

bahamas-gov Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The new bridge has a span of 60 feet and will allow for the opening up of a water channel creating unrestricted flow and will aid the natural regeneration of the ecosystem area,” “This new bridge is good for your environment, your economy and your quality of life” External link

bahamas-gov Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Cat Island ) : “This is a new beginning for the health and wealth of Cat Island,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Access to water is a fundamental right for human beings,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I am totally against drilling for oil in our waters, totally,” “I have said that before; that has not changed” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, December 16, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I feel somewhat different that if we could have devised a plan, led by the United Nations (UN) so that every nation is involved, so that we can protect the waters, not only The Bahamas, but Florida, the Caribbean, etc., we can protect our marine resources and you’d declare those borders some marine protected areas,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, December 14, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis indicated : “The people know our hearts. The people know the challenges we faced…” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “To continue to meet the needs of many of our citizens, the government will extend, yet again, the unemployment benefit assistance through January 2021,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, December 7, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The economic stability of the community of Barraterre is highly dependent on the construction of a new and improved docking facility,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, November 30, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This bill would keep the names on the register to be permanent and only new names are added,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The election is not due until May 2022, so they can talk whatever they want; that is when it is due,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis asked : “FNMs, will you join the victory train?” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Those who are being irresponsible and partaking in parties and other events, they are jeopardizing not only the future of The Bahamas but they are jeopardizing the future jobs of their own neighbors, sisters, etc., at Atlantis and others, because if we experience great problems, then they themselves will be comprising,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, November 23, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Over the past week, Exuma has recorded 30 new confirmed cases of COVID-19,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, November 12, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I know that this is short notice,” “But such a measure is a critical part of the strategy to contain and to control the spread of COVID-19 throughout the country. This measure is designed to stop possible spikes on other islands because of individuals who may be COVID 19 positive quickly moving to other islands” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, November 12, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We want to, as quickly as possible, address any community spread on Grand Bahama,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This pandemic is exhausting and costly physically, spiritually, emotionally and economically,” “Sadly, the Northern Hemisphere is likely heading into the worst period of the pandemic… Experts are saying that the next few months will be a dark, dark winter” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our cannabis laws are outdated and must change,” “The global legal cannabis market is already in the billions of dollars with significant projected growth in the years to come” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our cannabis laws are outdated and must change,” “The global legal cannabis market is already in the billions of dollars with significant projected growth in the years to come” External link

bahamas-gov Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our cannabis laws are outdated, and as our society is changing, they too will change,” “A global legal cannabis market is already in the billions of dollars with significant projected growth in the years to come” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We must recommit on New Providence to full compliance with the rules because the current elevated number of cases is straining our hospital and healthcare systems,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Global and national economies are still in a dire state. But despite all of this, the virus is nowhere near exhausted. It is as aggressive, it is as powerful, and it is as deadly as ever. Because of this we must be as vigilant as ever,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Lockdowns are hard on family life; they're hard on businesses and individual's finances; they're hard on people's mental health. When virus cases increase, governments first try to utilise other restrictive measures. But, if cases rise exponentially and virus spread is out of control, governments often have no choice but to order a lockdown to save lives,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We are encouraged by the progress on Grand Bahama and the majority of Family Islands, but the restrictive measures currently in place are not achieving the desired results for New Providence and Abaco. One in every 100 residents of New Providence is now infected with COVID-19,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The major problem we face is on New Providence, our most populated island, where cases remain at an elevated level. The elevated New Providence numbers mirror the current challenge countries face worldwide managing the virus,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : “The committee certainly took to heart my admonishment to be bold and innovative. Their recommendations reflect well-considered and well-researched concepts that will guide discussions of policy development in the country for many years to come. Some of the areas covered in the report of the ERC include: Ideas around the establishment of independently managed national funds that can better mobilse private and public sector,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “While a curfew will no longer be in effect for these islands, health officials recommend that a 10pm to 5am curfew remain in effect for Grand Bahama,” External link

bahamas-gov Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “No one should be under any illusion as to how long and how difficult it will be to restore our economy generally and tourism, specifically,” “Recovering stronger, together, is going to take a long time. But I assure the Bahamian people that we are preparing the groundwork for recovery” External link

bahamas-gov Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “As prime minister, I would love to revert back to normal as quickly as possible,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “It is unfortunate that the leader of the opposition is not here,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I have been in constant communication with the medical professionals and have been assured of the protocols,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Unlike the PLP, my government will be accountable and transparent,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about In The ) : “We have found instances of individuals who are positive or they were placed in quarantine, they would subsequently turn off the geofencing monitor and subsequently just go about their own business,” “That’s irresponsible and what they’re doing is placing not only themselves in danger, but they’re placing the entire future of The Bahamas and their families, their kids [in danger]” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, September 11, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “As it relates to construction sites, the police will be monitoring sites to ensure that mask-wearing protocols are being followed by all construction workers,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The changes announced today mean that businesses that have not been permitted to open or that were opened with restrictions, may now operate following the public health measures,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “COVID-19 test results are no longer required for inter-island travel except for those traveling from New Providence,” “However, individuals traveling from islands included in the second schedule, including Grand Bahama, will continue to be required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival at their destination” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “What that means, individuals traveling from Grand Bahama to any part of The Bahamas, no longer require a COVID test,” “To be clear, if individuals travel to New Providence and seek to return to any other island, they will be required to obtain a COVID-19 RT-PCR negative test and the 14-day quarantine once you’ve left Nassau” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This project along with others will help our national economic recovery, post the COVID-19 pandemic,” “We have to be ready as a country to take advantage of when travel and tourism begin to return. The islands of The Bahamas must be prepared for a new world of hospitality and tourism” External link

thenassauguardian Saturday, September 5, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I encourage all businesses, no matter the size, to ensure that your employees and customers are following the health measures, including proper sanitization, physical distancing and the wearing of masks or face coverings,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 31, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I invite the residents of every Family Island to follow the specific orders, guidelines and restrictions in your communities,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 31, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We should all be vigilant in terms of safety and security during the phased reopening of the economy,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 31, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “They’ve already gotten the land, the two 60 acre plots,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 31, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We will be offering a way for enterprising Bahamians to be able to sell their product on the streets of their respective islands…” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “To explain broadly, the street vendors that we have here in New Providence and throughout the Family Islands will be provided with financial grants, money they will not have to repay…, a gift from the government, so that they can establish their businesses,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Thus far, there is no economic sector as prepared to deliver the range of employment and the depth of tax revenues with great immediacy like tourism,” “Our task now is to restore our confidence in ourselves by shutting down community spread and flattening the COVID-19 curve of transmissions and infections once again over the next several weeks” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We will continue to monitor and analyze the data during the course of the coming week. If the data points to it, we will announce the relaxation of some other measures,” “For many businesses who may not be allowed to be opened before Monday, if the data is favorable and points in the direction, then the restrictions on those businesses can be relaxed and those businesses can be opened even sooner” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We will continue to monitor and analyze the data during the course of the coming week,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, August 25, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis warned : “we must act now, and aggressively, to prevent our healthcare system from collapsing” “If our hospitals collapse, we will have many more deaths,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, August 21, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “There is broad understanding of the need to lockdown New Providence in order to control and slow the spread of Covid-19,” External link

bloomberg Wednesday, August 19, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Some people are gathering in groups in their neighborhoods; some are going out where not necessary; some are not following health guidelines while out in public; some are going out visiting friends and families; and some have booked themselves in hotels and having the time of their life,” “Some people are having socials and parties. The virus is spreading rapidly because of the failure of many to adhere to life-saving and preventative measures” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “our health system is stretched to capacity” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The data on New Providence and the advice of health officials is extremely clear,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The Royal Bahamas Police Force will check all vehicles to determine where persons are headed and to confirm that these individuals contacted the Royal Bahamas Police Force emergency contact number for approval to be on the streets,” “This includes all government red plates. Those who do not comply will be fined according to the emergency powers order. Everyone who wishes to move in the case of an emergency must contact the Royal Bahamas Police Force at 311” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Civil Aviation Department ) : “Only in exceptional and urgent circumstances will permission be granted by the director general of [The Bahamas] Civil Aviation [Authority] or the chairperson of the Bahamas Maritime Authority for such flights or vessels to enter New Providence,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “As I have said previously, restrictions for public health purposes will not extend beyond what is thought to be absolutely necessary,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 10, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “To date, 27,705 households have registered for assistance, representing more than 110,000 people across the length and breadth of our country,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 10, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The regrettable practice of leaving of elderly family members in the Emergency Department at PMH after they no longer require hospitalization, has given rise to recurrent long-term boarders,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 10, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Given the exponential increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 requiring intervention, the [Public Hospitals Authority] has also engaged SuperClubs Breezes,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 10, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The combined strategy to increase bed capacity in the public and private healthcare systems will result in an increase of approximately 80 patient beds at this time,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 10, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We know from past and recent experience that storms could change course very quickly,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our ICU beds are at capacity and non-critical care beds are approaching capacity,” External link

virginislandsdailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “There will be no curbside and takeaway dining or retail,” External link

virginislandsdailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Much of the world is battling a resurgence of this highly contagious virus,” “Countries like us that had success during the first wave are seeing new, aggressive spread. They too are having to reinstitute restrictions, curfews and in some instances lockdowns” External link

virginislandsdailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our ICU beds are at capacity and noncritical care beds are approaching capacity,” External link

simcoe Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our ICU beds are at capacity and noncritical care beds are approaching capacity,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our ICU beds are at capacity and non-critical care beds are approaching capacity,” External link

antiguaobserver Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “There will be no curbside and takeaway dining or retail,” External link

antiguaobserver Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Much of the world is battling a resurgence of this highly contagious virus,” “Countries like us that had success during the first wave are seeing new, aggressive spread. They too are having to re-institute restrictions, curfews and in some instances lockdowns” External link

antiguaobserver Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Sunday, August 2, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, August 1, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Saturday, August 1, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : "I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family," External link

dhakatribune Saturday, August 1, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : "I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : "I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family," External link

afp-en Saturday, August 1, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Please do not engage in hurricane or Covid parties,” External link

guardian Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, July 31, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : "I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family," External link

afp-en Friday, July 31, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : "I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family," External link

yahoo-au Friday, July 31, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis disse : "Nossa situação atual exige uma ação decisiva" External link

noticias-r7 Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis disse : "Se os casos continuarem a aumentar, meu governo está preparado para implementar medidas mais restritivas, embora esse não seja o nosso desejo" External link

noticias-r7 Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis disse : "Partes de Ábaco estão dizimadas. Há grandes inundações, danos severos às casas, comércios e outros edifícios e infraestruturas" External link

correiobraziliense Wednesday, September 25, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis déclaré : "Nous pouvons nous attendre à d'autres morts" External link

TF1 Friday, September 13, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis déclaré : "Nous pouvons nous attendre à d'autres morts" External link

TF1 Friday, September 13, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis déclaré : "Nous pouvons nous attendre à d'autres morts" External link

metrofrance Wednesday, September 11, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis disse : "Estamos enfrentando um furacão (...) como nunca vimos antes na história das Bahamas" External link

correiobraziliense Wednesday, September 4, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis declaró : "Estamos en medio de una tragedia histórica" External link

wsoctv Tuesday, September 3, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT



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mp0.67%EN04/21/201721/04/2017
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Hubert MinnisEN99.55%
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Hubert Ingraham said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “I wanted to present this to Dr. Minnis particularly here at this place because this book will outline the commencement of my tenure as leader of the FNM,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, March 18, 2022 5:20:00 PM EAT

Fred Mitchell said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “The people of The Bahamas now know that their former Prime Minister Hubert Minnis does not believe that Bahamians have a right to return home,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 14, 2021 4:09:00 PM EAT

Anthony McKinney stated ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “The FNM, through its political aspirants, led by Dr. Hubert Minnis, had continually pushed in its public utterances the party’s political mantra that PLPs were guilty of substantial corruption and misfeasance in office and pledged to prosecute those PLP members upon the FNM’s election to office,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, November 23, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “Of course, you know, we want to employ people within the organization and create opportunities. For many years I’ve had the vision where I always wanted to see a home for the Saxons saying Shell Saxon Superstars on it. We’ll have an address, a phone number, a contact. So, we applaud Prime Minister Minnis for his vision and the bold step that he took” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Philip Brave Davis said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “Once again, Hubert Minnis has sought to rewrite recent history, taking a victory lap for his COVID policies, which in reality, led to thousands of COVID cases in The Bahamas and a series of lockdowns, which greatly damaged the local economy,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, December 7, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

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Hubert Minnis told : "First World nations make the greatest contribution to climate change," External link

CBSnews Monday, May 23, 2022 3:21:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : “They are basically grabbing at straws,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:50:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : “Inflation is not new to the world,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:50:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Philip Brave Davis ) : “They’re having great difficulty meeting these costs,” “Davis and those should be concentrating on how they’re going to assist and alleviate the problems that individuals are feeling and experiencing now because, if they’re not prepared, The Bahamas will be in for a difficult time over the next year or two” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:50:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We estimated at that time that the lots were valued at $150,000, which meant that individuals who paid $40,000 would have had $110,000 in equity,” “Today, the estimated [value] of that land is $200,000, which means that individuals purchasing at $40,000 would have $160,000 in equity” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, April 29, 2022 4:58:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The Abaco Center includes stand-alone sustainable elements such as solar-driven power supply and distribution and backup power generators powering low voltage energy-saving ultra-long lasting LED lighting,” “The center includes water-saving technology with backup storage to maintain operations for at least five days in the event of damage to the water supply infrastructure” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, April 12, 2022 5:11:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The member said that we are hiding finances and spending,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, March 17, 2022 4:33:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I call on the new administration to remove VAT from breadbasket items. Have a heart, man,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, February 18, 2022 6:06:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The pledges, that was designed and managed by the UN, not The Bahamas government, so, when individuals talk about we wasted pledges and whatever else, they are insulting and basically denigrating the UN,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, February 17, 2022 6:07:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “There has been a lot of talk about cleaning, or whatever, but we must remember that when we looked and assessed and made determinations as to the cost of cleaning, we got international companies who had experience with Harvey and other hurricanes and they pointed out that it would have cost us about $98 million for cleanup,” “And we did it for less than $40 million” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, February 17, 2022 6:07:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : "First World nations make the greatest contribution to climate change," External link

CBSnews Monday, February 14, 2022 3:26:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I have not seen the contract,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, February 8, 2022 5:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Now, they (the government) may have a different perspective and they may have alternative views or they may have other motives for this property, but I will do all I can to ensure that that and similar properties go into the hands of the young people for upliftment,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, January 27, 2022 4:11:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Philip Brave Davis ) : “Initially, the rumor was that I asked him,” “Now he admits that I haven’t spoken to him. I haven’t spoken to Brave since he became prime minister. I have called him on two occasions on particular matters but I’ve never gotten him” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, December 31, 2021 4:00:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Just stop it, because they are going to push me to a particular point,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, December 31, 2021 4:00:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : "First World nations make the greatest contribution to climate change," External link

CBSnews Monday, December 27, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “He said nothing about employees, about jobs,” “Those that can must work from home” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, December 24, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The prime minister must categorically state that he nor his office had given the approval,” “And we must investigate how all these events came to be” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, December 10, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis added : “We still want to know who assisted or aided in the approval coming through this far to set up. And who was the Bahamian involved in the assistance of them coming here? And was there any exchange of monies? And if there was, how much and who got the money?” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, December 10, 2021 4:04:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : “We may be placed in a position where we would be discarding vaccines which would send a very terrible message to the international community whom I’m certain are monitoring our vaccination rates and make it very difficult for us to receive vaccines moving forward,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, December 2, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “In the last budget speech, I had committed to the Bahamian people that the government would pursue further tax reforms,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, December 1, 2021 3:44:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I would like to congratulate the member for Marco City in his elevation to becoming the leader of this great party,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:32:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Many still ask the question why was election called,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, November 22, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Throughout our extraordinary history of half a century, the Free National Movement has weathered many storms,” “Storms forge character. Storms remind us of our purpose. Storms remind us of what is essential. Storms build resistance” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, November 22, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The former [Free National Movement] FNM government went to great lengths to obtain almost half a million doses of vaccines,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, November 11, 2021 4:30:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “From a scientific perspective, I would ask the member to do an analysis of the number of deaths that occurred in the Family Islands when we were in versus when they were in,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, November 3, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Were we returned to office, as a sitting prime minister, I would have given a national address within days to address the state of the pandemic,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, November 3, 2021 9:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Berry Islands ) : “From how this government failed the Family Islands in its first test, we on this side have no confidence in their ability to execute a strategy to protect Bahamians,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, November 2, 2021 9:21:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis noted : “At the end of November, the Free National Movement will hold a one-day convention to elect the Leader of the Party,” External link

thenassauguardian Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:12:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis added : “We remain in a deadly global pandemic,” External link

thenassauguardian Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:12:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Berry Islands ) : “When individuals are saying that the flare-up or the infections you are seeing in the Family Islands are a result of the election on the (September)16th, when you look at the science and individuals being exposed, infections do not manifest themselves for at least five to six days,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, October 20, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The National Development Plan (NDP) must be non-political and inclusive; as such, it is owned by The Bahamian people,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, October 6, 2021 4:25:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “It has been a long and challenging period for our country and for the entire world, including the global tourism industry and the cruising sector,” “We are grateful to have Adventure of the Seas home port here in Nassau and visit additional islands in The Bahamas over the seven-night itinerary” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We can have vaccination parties, those who are vaccinated and, most of all, we can have vaccinated hour hours in our restaurants and bars,” External link

thenassauguardian Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:20:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Reece’s commitment and work in the Centreville community will bring a welcomed approach to Parliament next year since their current representative, Prime Minister Christie, could not even be bothered to visit Centreville following Hurricane Matthew,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, June 9, 2021 5:33:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “To ensure that more Bahamians take advantage of the increased need for room capacity now and in the future, I am pleased to announce that I have directed the Small Business Development Centre to reserve a minimum up to $2 million to provide funding to support Bahamians who wish to enter the Bahamian home rental market. This new SBDC initiative will have built in covenants to ensure that successful applicants follow through on preparing these properties for guests and that they list the properties for short-term rental,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Bahamians in our southern islands will be granted a new slate of concessions like duty and VAT concessions on the full range of materials they will need to build or renovate a house, or to start or expand a business,” “For the residents of these islands, there has never been a better time to invest in that cottage or to refurbish an ancestral home to welcome visitors from around the world and to become a direct owner in the hospitality sector. This is about ownership and it gives Bahamians the chance to retain a greater piece of the tourism pie. The emergence of platforms for online commerce now permits ordinary Bahamians to become owners in the hospitality trade and to explore so many other opportunities to deliver goods and services all over the world” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The offshore financial services sector, our number two industry, has been shrinking due to a vastly different and much more stringent global regulatory environment,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The hurricane season began yesterday, June 1 and lasts until November [30],” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis noted : “Last year, my administration introduced legislation that permitted the minister of finance to provide VAT holidays up to two times per year for up to 30 days for specific reasons,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, June 3, 2021 4:20:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This budget contribution put cash directly in the hands of unemployed and self-employed Bahamians impacted by the economic downturn,” “This sum does not include, and is in addition to, the earned benefits that were paid out by NIB under its ordinary unemployment benefits program” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, May 28, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This four-story expansion to the newly opened and renovated Rand Hospital will ensure that Grand Bahamians will also have the benefit of a world-class, modern hospital facility,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “While the deficits proposed in the current budget remain at very elevated levels, they are necessary to sustain the economy and set the stage for the impending economic rebound,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Responding to the twin calamities of Dorian and the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly elevated our country’s debt as we have been compelled to mount a response equal to the challenge,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Despite this improvement, revenues are projected to remain 7.5 percent below the $2.426 billion posted in 2018/2019, reflecting the fact that our economy will not likely return to full capacity during the upcoming fiscal year,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “While we anticipate a reduced need for support as the economy rebounds, the current budget still anticipates some $100 million in direct COVID-19 related support in the form of food assistance, unemployment assistance and health sector support, as well as the revenue foregone on the Government’s Employment Incentive Programme and other growth initiatives,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Despite some return to normalcy, the allocations to Bahamasair, Water & Sewerage and Nassau Flight Services will be higher than typical years, as cash flow slowly returns to normal,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Small and medium sized businesses have often lamented that startup costs are prohibitive and that big businesses and foreign investors get the kinds of incentives they do not qualify for,” “We are addressing this concern head on, ensuring that Bahamians have access to startup concessions just as large investment projects do” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We were successful in terms of implementing a vaccination program,” “We have managed what we thought was [done] well, the COVID pandemic that we have seen throughout the world. And now, we are slowly opening up our economy” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:29:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Every agency, business or establishment, shall remain closed, except for the Royal Bahamas Police Force, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, government community clinics and COVID-19 vaccination sites,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, May 26, 2021 3:17:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Cat Island ) : “Out of an abundance of caution, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, has already dispatched officers to Cat Island, and North and Central Andros, to ensure that residents are not leaving these areas, and risking the greater spread of the COVID-19 virus, to other communities and islands,” External link

sunstkitts Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Cat Island ) : “Travel to and from Cat Island, and North and Central Andros is prohibited during the lockdown, except for essential workers,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, May 24, 2021 2:31:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “It is our hope that we would not need the three months,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, May 18, 2021 12:43:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “One of the policies is – and the CDC has submitted such policy – if all within an enclosed environment are vaccinated, then they don’t need to use a mask and other social distancing protocols, as we have stated before,” External link

thenassauguardian Saturday, May 15, 2021 12:05:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis declared : “Never, ever allow the politicians to be in charge again. This is your victory and you will always remain in charge” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Once individuals within our shores… once they have received the second dose of the vaccine or they have met the vaccination requirement, they do not need any further testing to move about through our Bahama-land,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, April 23, 2021 2:22:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Restrictions will end. We will get back to our way of life. Jobs and the economy are coming back,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:14:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The government will be given first right of refusal,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We cannot afford a painful third wave and, therefore, we all must and have to do our part,” “We do not want another surge of cases here in The Bahamas. This will result in more hospitalizations and more deaths” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The only way out of this pandemic is through vaccination,” “Anyone who tells you otherwise is providing you with absolute false information” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, of passengers will experience Nassau or Grand Bahama in ways they never had the opportunity to before,” External link

antiguaobserver Monday, March 22, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “There is no shortage of global examples on the destabilizing effects of high debt levels on macroeconomic stability. Of course, maintaining macroeconomic stability is a key policy objective of any government. Therefore, it is important that our debt management framework ensures that the borrowing activities across the public sector spectrum conform with sound debt management principles and that there is an orderly access to debt markets by covered entities,” “As currently reflected in the establishing legislation of most state-owned enterprises, the PDM bill contemplates that the minister of finance will be responsible for approving, in consultation with the responsible minister, all borrowings (whether guaranteed or non-guaranteed) of the covered public entities and GBEs. Furthermore, all covered entities will be required to undertake appropriate risk assessments of prospective debt transactions” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, March 17, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Today is the most delightful, joyous day of my life,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, March 11, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “When we talk about election, election is not due until May of 2022,” “It’s a matter that still has to be discussed even if we decided to bring it in April 2022, February 2022, they have to be ready” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, March 9, 2021 4:01:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : “When we came in, just review our manifesto, we always said that we must create wealth and we must have [a] redistribution of land,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, March 8, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Initially, we were thinking about single-family,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, March 8, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “When we talk about election, election is not due until May of 2022,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, March 8, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I have said that we will investigate; we will investigate, and when that’s completed you will receive the results,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “A key element of both near-term economic recovery and long-term inclusive economic growth will be the provision of affordable residential properties and homes,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, March 3, 2021 3:26:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I hail with great enthusiasm the efforts of the principals of Eeden farms for the role they intend to play in producing more agricultural products,” “We all know the value of having access to fresh, high quality food, especially if it is organic” External link

thenassauguardian Saturday, February 27, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “On the Family Islands, local medical teams will be assisted by mobile teams from New Providence,” “On the Family Islands, health teams will vaccinate all eligible residents who choose to take the vaccine at the same time” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, February 22, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : “As I stand here, I must say that God knows for what you do, you are underpaid,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, February 19, 2021 1:57:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This reassessment came after discussions between myself, other Bahamian officials and the U.S. government,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “As we look around, we see the number of funerals in violation of the order, the number of memorials in violation of the order and even Junkanoo groups engaging in rush outs in violation of the order,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, January 25, 2021 8:24:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Such generosity is a part of a much broader and larger home rebuilding and housing program funded and led by the Government of The Bahamas,” External link

bahamas-gov Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We still have a long road ahead. But along this road of rebuilding and recovery will be newly restored and new homes for Bahamians,” External link

bahamas-gov Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This home was built for resilience as we continue to rebuild Abaco and parts of Grand Bahama in the midst of the great challenge of climate change,” External link

bahamas-gov Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Bahama House represents the quality and kinds of corporate and nonprofit partnerships which are helping to redevelop and to revitalize Abaco after the worst natural disaster in Bahamian history,” “As I noted in the immediate aftermath of Dorian, the unprecedented nature and magnitude of the Hurricane required public/private collaboration and partnerships between The Bahamas and other governments and international agencies” External link

bahamas-gov Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Given the current state of public finances, the government has had to make some very tough decisions,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, January 15, 2021 3:54:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I am happy to advise that we intend to accelerate the implementation of a sovereign wealth fund, another recommendation of the [Economic Recovery Committee],” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, January 15, 2021 3:54:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This committee is chaired by Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis, OD, CMG and is made up of public health experts and representatives of various sectors, including religious and community leaders,” “Government officials will report at the appropriate time on the rollout of a vaccine in The Bahamas” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “Of course, you know, we want to employ people within the organization and create opportunities. For many years I’ve had the vision where I always wanted to see a home for the Saxons saying Shell Saxon Superstars on it. We’ll have an address, a phone number, a contact. So, we applaud Prime Minister Minnis for his vision and the bold step that he took” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The Bahamas was fundamentally bettered by Sir William’s service,” “He was a man of integrity who gave his all to his country. I also wish to express my gratitude for his advice and assistance when I served as leader of the opposition” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:42:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis noted ( about Balmoral Hotel ) : “At a time when The Bahamas was looking for investors to acquire government-owned hotels, he was the first in line, transforming the Balmoral into the Sandals Royal Bahamian hotel,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:17:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “He was a great friend and lover of the islands of The Bahamas and the Bahamian people... an intrepid innovator... the ultimate dreamcatcher who was happy to listen to the ideas of others and to change his mind when inspired or enthused by the dreams and ideas of others,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:32:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis declared : “This is our greatest national priority,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, December 31, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Grand Bahama has seen a resurgence of COVID-19 cases after being COVID-19-free for a little over two months,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, December 31, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The persistently high case numbers, particularly on New Providence, have placed immense strain on our healthcare system and our medical professionals,” “Our hospitals are full. Medical teams have been pushed to their capacity. If there is further deterioration in the COVID-19 situation on our most populated island, we risk a collapse of the healthcare system” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, December 31, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “One of my greatest missions as prime minister is to ensure that every major island in our archipelago has the infrastructure and amenities needed to improve your quality of life,” External link

bahamas-gov Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The new bridge has a span of 60 feet and will allow for the opening up of a water channel creating unrestricted flow and will aid the natural regeneration of the ecosystem area,” “This new bridge is good for your environment, your economy and your quality of life” External link

bahamas-gov Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Cat Island ) : “This is a new beginning for the health and wealth of Cat Island,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Access to water is a fundamental right for human beings,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I am totally against drilling for oil in our waters, totally,” “I have said that before; that has not changed” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, December 16, 2020 9:19:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I feel somewhat different that if we could have devised a plan, led by the United Nations (UN) so that every nation is involved, so that we can protect the waters, not only The Bahamas, but Florida, the Caribbean, etc., we can protect our marine resources and you’d declare those borders some marine protected areas,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, December 14, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis indicated : “The people know our hearts. The people know the challenges we faced…” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “To continue to meet the needs of many of our citizens, the government will extend, yet again, the unemployment benefit assistance through January 2021,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, December 7, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The economic stability of the community of Barraterre is highly dependent on the construction of a new and improved docking facility,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, November 30, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This bill would keep the names on the register to be permanent and only new names are added,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The election is not due until May 2022, so they can talk whatever they want; that is when it is due,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis asked : “FNMs, will you join the victory train?” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:53:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Those who are being irresponsible and partaking in parties and other events, they are jeopardizing not only the future of The Bahamas but they are jeopardizing the future jobs of their own neighbors, sisters, etc., at Atlantis and others, because if we experience great problems, then they themselves will be comprising,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, November 23, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Over the past week, Exuma has recorded 30 new confirmed cases of COVID-19,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, November 12, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I know that this is short notice,” “But such a measure is a critical part of the strategy to contain and to control the spread of COVID-19 throughout the country. This measure is designed to stop possible spikes on other islands because of individuals who may be COVID 19 positive quickly moving to other islands” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, November 12, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We want to, as quickly as possible, address any community spread on Grand Bahama,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This pandemic is exhausting and costly physically, spiritually, emotionally and economically,” “Sadly, the Northern Hemisphere is likely heading into the worst period of the pandemic… Experts are saying that the next few months will be a dark, dark winter” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our cannabis laws are outdated and must change,” “The global legal cannabis market is already in the billions of dollars with significant projected growth in the years to come” External link

sunstkitts Sunday, October 25, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our cannabis laws are outdated and must change,” “The global legal cannabis market is already in the billions of dollars with significant projected growth in the years to come” External link

bahamas-gov Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our cannabis laws are outdated, and as our society is changing, they too will change,” “A global legal cannabis market is already in the billions of dollars with significant projected growth in the years to come” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We must recommit on New Providence to full compliance with the rules because the current elevated number of cases is straining our hospital and healthcare systems,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Global and national economies are still in a dire state. But despite all of this, the virus is nowhere near exhausted. It is as aggressive, it is as powerful, and it is as deadly as ever. Because of this we must be as vigilant as ever,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Lockdowns are hard on family life; they're hard on businesses and individual's finances; they're hard on people's mental health. When virus cases increase, governments first try to utilise other restrictive measures. But, if cases rise exponentially and virus spread is out of control, governments often have no choice but to order a lockdown to save lives,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We are encouraged by the progress on Grand Bahama and the majority of Family Islands, but the restrictive measures currently in place are not achieving the desired results for New Providence and Abaco. One in every 100 residents of New Providence is now infected with COVID-19,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The major problem we face is on New Providence, our most populated island, where cases remain at an elevated level. The elevated New Providence numbers mirror the current challenge countries face worldwide managing the virus,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis told : “The committee certainly took to heart my admonishment to be bold and innovative. Their recommendations reflect well-considered and well-researched concepts that will guide discussions of policy development in the country for many years to come. Some of the areas covered in the report of the ERC include: Ideas around the establishment of independently managed national funds that can better mobilse private and public sector,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “While a curfew will no longer be in effect for these islands, health officials recommend that a 10pm to 5am curfew remain in effect for Grand Bahama,” External link

bahamas-gov Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “No one should be under any illusion as to how long and how difficult it will be to restore our economy generally and tourism, specifically,” “Recovering stronger, together, is going to take a long time. But I assure the Bahamian people that we are preparing the groundwork for recovery” External link

bahamas-gov Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “As prime minister, I would love to revert back to normal as quickly as possible,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “It is unfortunate that the leader of the opposition is not here,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I have been in constant communication with the medical professionals and have been assured of the protocols,” External link

thenassauguardian Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Unlike the PLP, my government will be accountable and transparent,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about In The ) : “We have found instances of individuals who are positive or they were placed in quarantine, they would subsequently turn off the geofencing monitor and subsequently just go about their own business,” “That’s irresponsible and what they’re doing is placing not only themselves in danger, but they’re placing the entire future of The Bahamas and their families, their kids [in danger]” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, September 11, 2020 6:47:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “As it relates to construction sites, the police will be monitoring sites to ensure that mask-wearing protocols are being followed by all construction workers,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The changes announced today mean that businesses that have not been permitted to open or that were opened with restrictions, may now operate following the public health measures,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “COVID-19 test results are no longer required for inter-island travel except for those traveling from New Providence,” “However, individuals traveling from islands included in the second schedule, including Grand Bahama, will continue to be required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival at their destination” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “What that means, individuals traveling from Grand Bahama to any part of The Bahamas, no longer require a COVID test,” “To be clear, if individuals travel to New Providence and seek to return to any other island, they will be required to obtain a COVID-19 RT-PCR negative test and the 14-day quarantine once you’ve left Nassau” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “This project along with others will help our national economic recovery, post the COVID-19 pandemic,” “We have to be ready as a country to take advantage of when travel and tourism begin to return. The islands of The Bahamas must be prepared for a new world of hospitality and tourism” External link

thenassauguardian Saturday, September 5, 2020 5:22:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I encourage all businesses, no matter the size, to ensure that your employees and customers are following the health measures, including proper sanitization, physical distancing and the wearing of masks or face coverings,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 31, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I invite the residents of every Family Island to follow the specific orders, guidelines and restrictions in your communities,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 31, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We should all be vigilant in terms of safety and security during the phased reopening of the economy,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 31, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “They’ve already gotten the land, the two 60 acre plots,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 31, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We will be offering a way for enterprising Bahamians to be able to sell their product on the streets of their respective islands…” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “To explain broadly, the street vendors that we have here in New Providence and throughout the Family Islands will be provided with financial grants, money they will not have to repay…, a gift from the government, so that they can establish their businesses,” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Thus far, there is no economic sector as prepared to deliver the range of employment and the depth of tax revenues with great immediacy like tourism,” “Our task now is to restore our confidence in ourselves by shutting down community spread and flattening the COVID-19 curve of transmissions and infections once again over the next several weeks” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We will continue to monitor and analyze the data during the course of the coming week. If the data points to it, we will announce the relaxation of some other measures,” “For many businesses who may not be allowed to be opened before Monday, if the data is favorable and points in the direction, then the restrictions on those businesses can be relaxed and those businesses can be opened even sooner” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, August 25, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We will continue to monitor and analyze the data during the course of the coming week,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, August 25, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis warned : “we must act now, and aggressively, to prevent our healthcare system from collapsing” “If our hospitals collapse, we will have many more deaths,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, August 21, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “There is broad understanding of the need to lockdown New Providence in order to control and slow the spread of Covid-19,” External link

bloomberg Wednesday, August 19, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Some people are gathering in groups in their neighborhoods; some are going out where not necessary; some are not following health guidelines while out in public; some are going out visiting friends and families; and some have booked themselves in hotels and having the time of their life,” “Some people are having socials and parties. The virus is spreading rapidly because of the failure of many to adhere to life-saving and preventative measures” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “our health system is stretched to capacity” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The data on New Providence and the advice of health officials is extremely clear,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The Royal Bahamas Police Force will check all vehicles to determine where persons are headed and to confirm that these individuals contacted the Royal Bahamas Police Force emergency contact number for approval to be on the streets,” “This includes all government red plates. Those who do not comply will be fined according to the emergency powers order. Everyone who wishes to move in the case of an emergency must contact the Royal Bahamas Police Force at 311” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Civil Aviation Department ) : “Only in exceptional and urgent circumstances will permission be granted by the director general of [The Bahamas] Civil Aviation [Authority] or the chairperson of the Bahamas Maritime Authority for such flights or vessels to enter New Providence,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, August 18, 2020 5:41:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “As I have said previously, restrictions for public health purposes will not extend beyond what is thought to be absolutely necessary,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 10, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “To date, 27,705 households have registered for assistance, representing more than 110,000 people across the length and breadth of our country,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 10, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The regrettable practice of leaving of elderly family members in the Emergency Department at PMH after they no longer require hospitalization, has given rise to recurrent long-term boarders,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 10, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Given the exponential increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 requiring intervention, the [Public Hospitals Authority] has also engaged SuperClubs Breezes,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 10, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “The combined strategy to increase bed capacity in the public and private healthcare systems will result in an increase of approximately 80 patient beds at this time,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, August 10, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “We know from past and recent experience that storms could change course very quickly,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our ICU beds are at capacity and non-critical care beds are approaching capacity,” External link

virginislandsdailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “There will be no curbside and takeaway dining or retail,” External link

virginislandsdailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Much of the world is battling a resurgence of this highly contagious virus,” “Countries like us that had success during the first wave are seeing new, aggressive spread. They too are having to reinstitute restrictions, curfews and in some instances lockdowns” External link

virginislandsdailynews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our ICU beds are at capacity and noncritical care beds are approaching capacity,” External link

simcoe Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our ICU beds are at capacity and noncritical care beds are approaching capacity,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Our ICU beds are at capacity and non-critical care beds are approaching capacity,” External link

antiguaobserver Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “There will be no curbside and takeaway dining or retail,” External link

antiguaobserver Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Much of the world is battling a resurgence of this highly contagious virus,” “Countries like us that had success during the first wave are seeing new, aggressive spread. They too are having to re-institute restrictions, curfews and in some instances lockdowns” External link

antiguaobserver Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Sunday, August 2, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

manilastandardtoday Saturday, August 1, 2020 6:34:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Saturday, August 1, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis wrote : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

sun-sentinel Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : "I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family," External link

dhakatribune Saturday, August 1, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : "I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : "I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family," External link

afp-en Saturday, August 1, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “Please do not engage in hurricane or Covid parties,” External link

guardian Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : “I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, July 31, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : "I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family," External link

afp-en Friday, July 31, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said : "I beg you, do not use this period for hurricane preparation to go socializing and visiting friends or family," External link

yahoo-au Friday, July 31, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis disse : "Nossa situação atual exige uma ação decisiva" External link

noticias-r7 Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis disse : "Se os casos continuarem a aumentar, meu governo está preparado para implementar medidas mais restritivas, embora esse não seja o nosso desejo" External link

noticias-r7 Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis disse : "Partes de Ábaco estão dizimadas. Há grandes inundações, danos severos às casas, comércios e outros edifícios e infraestruturas" External link

correiobraziliense Wednesday, September 25, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis déclaré : "Nous pouvons nous attendre à d'autres morts" External link

TF1 Friday, September 13, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis déclaré : "Nous pouvons nous attendre à d'autres morts" External link

TF1 Friday, September 13, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Hubert Minnis déclaré : "Nous pouvons nous attendre à d'autres morts" External link

metrofrance Wednesday, September 11, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis disse : "Estamos enfrentando um furacão (...) como nunca vimos antes na história das Bahamas" External link

correiobraziliense Wednesday, September 4, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis declaró : "Estamos en medio de una tragedia histórica" External link

wsoctv Tuesday, September 3, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister10.17%EN10/14/201714/10/2017
prime minister10.12%EN10/14/201714/10/2017
leader72.85%EN09/01/201701/09/2017
attorney general0.34%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
mp0.67%EN04/21/201721/04/2017
new boss0.06%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
boss0.06%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
chief0.34%EN01/26/201726/01/2017
fnm party leader0.11%EN12/20/201620/12/2016
deputy0.17%EN07/08/201608/07/2016
free national movement leader1.35%EN07/05/201605/07/2016
leader0.17%SA09/05/201405/09/2014
opposition leader3.60%EN11/11/201311/11/2013
Names Lang Count
Hubert MinnisEN99.55%
Hubert MinnisPT0.34%
Hubert MinnisFR0.11%
Hubert MinnisES0.00%
Hubert MinnisCS0.00%


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Hubert Ingraham said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “I wanted to present this to Dr. Minnis particularly here at this place because this book will outline the commencement of my tenure as leader of the FNM,” External link

thenassauguardian Friday, March 18, 2022 5:20:00 PM EAT

Fred Mitchell said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “The people of The Bahamas now know that their former Prime Minister Hubert Minnis does not believe that Bahamians have a right to return home,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, December 14, 2021 4:09:00 PM EAT

Anthony McKinney stated ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “The FNM, through its political aspirants, led by Dr. Hubert Minnis, had continually pushed in its public utterances the party’s political mantra that PLPs were guilty of substantial corruption and misfeasance in office and pledged to prosecute those PLP members upon the FNM’s election to office,” External link

thenassauguardian Tuesday, November 23, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Hubert Minnis said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “Of course, you know, we want to employ people within the organization and create opportunities. For many years I’ve had the vision where I always wanted to see a home for the Saxons saying Shell Saxon Superstars on it. We’ll have an address, a phone number, a contact. So, we applaud Prime Minister Minnis for his vision and the bold step that he took” External link

thenassauguardian Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Philip Brave Davis said ( about Hubert Minnis ) : “Once again, Hubert Minnis has sought to rewrite recent history, taking a victory lap for his COVID policies, which in reality, led to thousands of COVID cases in The Bahamas and a series of lockdowns, which greatly damaged the local economy,” External link

thenassauguardian Monday, December 7, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT