After the opposition United Workers’ Party’s victory in St Lucia’s recent general election, new Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has named his Cabinet.
The most anticipated appointment in the new St Lucia cabinet? Tourism, where Dominic Fedee will take the reins as Minister of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, succeeding former Tourism Minister Lorne Theophilus.
Fedee does have a background in tourism, including serving as regional public relations manager for Sandals Resorts.
Chastanet’s cabinet includes 15 members (including himself), and also includes former Prime Minister Stephenson King as Minister for Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour.
Chastanet himself has assumed the portfolios of finance, economic growth, job creation, external affairs and public service.
The full Cabinet list is below:
Dr Gale Rigobert — Education
Ezechiel Joseph — Agriculture
Stephenson King — Infrastructure
Guy Joseph — Economic Development
Lenard Montoute — Sports, Culture and Local Government
Edmund Estephane — Minister in the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Local Government
Hermangild Francis — Home Affairs
Mary Isaac – Health and Wellness
Bradley Felix — Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister
Dominic Fedee — Tourism
Jimmy Henry — Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture
Fortuna Belrose — Minister in the Ministry for Sports, Culture and Local Government
Ubaldus Raymond — Minister in the Ministry of Finance
Herod Stanislas — Minister in the Ministry of Economic Development