Hubert Minnis: Killarney

Dr. Hubert Minnis, FNM candidate for Killarney Dr Hubert Minnis, M.D., was born in Bain Town to Rosalie North and Randolph Minnis.

He was educated at Our Lady’s Primary School, Western Junior and St. Augustine College, Nassau and the University of Minnesota.

After obtaining his doctor of medicine degree from the University of the West Indies and MRCOG from London in 1985, Dr Minnis returned home and began serving the Bahamian people as a physician at the Princess Margaret Hospital. He has a special interest and dedication to the promotion of Bahamian ownership in the economy and for the redevelopment of traditional Over-the-Hill communities.

While at Princess Margaret Hospital he served as a Consultant and Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and as Deputy Chief of Staff. Dr Minnis is a former president of the Medical Association of The Bahamas, member of the Medical Council, chairman of the Hotel Corporation of The Bahamas and an associate lecturer at the University of West Indies in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Dr Minnis was first elected to parliament in May 2007 and was appointed Minister of Health.

A Roman Catholic, Dr. Minnis is married to the former Patricia Beneby and is the father of three children.

For many Christians, the past forty days have been a period of fasting, prayer and penance. My hope is that you, the residents of Killarney, and all Christian residents of The Commonwealth of the Bahamas would have prayed for each other, for our nation, for me as your Member of Parliament and for our nation’s leaders, as well as given praise and thanks to Almighty God for his many blessings towards us.

We have now come to the end of lent. As we enter Holy Week, I remind all of us of the significance of the crucifixion and death of Jesus. It is the acceptance of Christ and his sacrifice for our sins that prepares us for eternal life.

As we acknowledge and accept his sacrifice, may we be obedient to God’s will. May we as God’s people, humble ourselves and pray, and seek God’s face. May our people turn from wickedness and evil and crime. If we all do this, we can be assured that God will hear us from heaven, and that he will forgive our sins and heal our land. 2 Chron. 7:14

Let us pray for God’s protection during this Easter season, and may we be courteous and mindful of each other as we travel the busy streets and abroad.

Happy Easter and may God bless you all!
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