The Authorities of the Bahamas says it has now resumed flights to Haiti and Cuba, thereby lifting the journey ban imposed on each Caribbean nations.
The announcement was made on Friday by the Prime Minister’s Press Secretary, Clint Watson who stated the airline Bahamasair, had resumed its flights to Haiti.
“There might be two flights per week, Bahamasair: One to Cap Haitien, which was yesterday, and the opposite to Port-au-Prince, which might be on Saturday.
There might be 4 flights to Cuba every week.
The unique ban on Haiti in February was defined as a choice to dam vacationers for 3 weeks as Haiti celebrated carnival. On the time, few international locations within the area had begun vaccination campaigns.
Previous to the ban, The Bahamas had common, direct flights to Haiti.
The Bahamas obtained its first tranche of vaccines in early March, together with many international locations within the area.
Haiti was left behind within the international and regional marketing campaign effort. Haiti didn’t start its vaccination marketing campaign till July.
The nation, which has been confronted with rising political and financial strife, has but to vaccinate multiple p.c of its inhabitants.
Watson, who was talking through the weekly press convention, famous that the Bahamas has absolutely vaccinated over 40 p.c of its inhabitants as compared, lower than two p.c of Haiti’s inhabitants has been vaccinated.
Watson additionally made reference to Jamaica, St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines the place – in keeping with figures launched in October – the vaccination charges are under 20 p.c.