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Barbados Announces New Cabinet

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - February 28, 2013

Above: Parliament in Barbados (CJ Photo)

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has announced his new Cabinet, following his Democratic Labour Party’s 16-14 election victory last week.

The Cabinet includes 16 Ministers, excluding Stuart, with some holdovers from Stuart, some new faces and several reassignments, including Darcy Boyce, who will assume the Health portfolio.

Barbados’ government also announced that Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave will be delivering the Throne Speech for 2013 next Wednesday.

See below for the full list of Cabinet members:

FREUNDEL JEROME STUART

Prime Minister, Minister of National Security, The Public Service and Urban Development.

DR DAVID CLEVELAND ESTWICK
Minister of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management

RONALD DACOSTA JONES

Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation

MICHAEL ANDREW LASHLEY

Minister of Transport and Works

RICHARD LLEWELLYN SEALY

Minister of Tourism and International Transport

STEVEN DECOURCEY BLACKETT

Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development

JOHN DAVID EDWARD BOYCE

Minister of Health

DR DENIS STEPHENSON LOWE

Minister of the Environment and Drainage

CHRISTOPHER PETER SINCKLER

Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs

DONVILLE O’NEIL INNISS

Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development

ADRIEL DERMONT BRATHWAITE

Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs

STEPHEN ALBERT LASHLEY

Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth

DENIS ST. ELMO KELLMAN

Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development

SENATOR ESTHER ROSINA BYER-SUCKOO

Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development

SENATOR MAXINE PAMELA ONETA MCCLEAN

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade

SENATOR DARCY WILTON BOYCE

Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister

SENATOR PATRICK MARTIN TYRONE TODD

Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office

Parliamentary Secretaries:

SENATOR IRENE SANDIFORD-GARNER

Tourism and International Transport

SENATOR JEPTER INCE

Economic Affairs

SENATOR HARCOURT HUSBANDS

Education, Science, Technology and Innovation

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