by Rick Lowe
I've noticed several searches on WeblogBahamas.com for the names of the new Cabinet Ministers appointed on May 7, 2007, so read on.
Newly elected Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham appoints 15 member Cabinet with more to come.
The Cabinet Ministers are:
Hubert Ingraham, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance.
Brent Symonette, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Tommy Turnquest, Minister of National Security.
Claire Hepburn, appointed to the Senate and made Attorney General.
Carl Bethel, Minister of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture.
Kenneth Russell, Minister of Housing and National Insurance.
Earl Deveaux, Minister of Works and Transport.
Neko Grant, Minister of Tourism and Aviation.
Dion Foulkes, appointed to the Senate and made Minister of Maritime Affairs and Labour.
Lawrence (Larry) Cartwright, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources.
Sidney Collie, Minister of Lands and Local Government.
Dr. Hubert Minnis, Minister of Health and Social Development.
Zhivargo Laing, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance.
Desmond Bannister, Minister of State in the Ministry of Legal Affairs.
Elma Campbell, appointed to the Senate and made Minister of State for Immigration in the Ministry of National Security.
On Monday, May 7, 2007, Mr. Ingraham announced the remainder of his Cabinet and FNM Senators.
The additional Cabinet Ministers are:
Loretta Butler-Turner, Minister of State for Social Services.
Byron Woodside, Minister of State for Youth & Sports.
Charles Maynard, Minister of State for Youth & Culture.
Branville McCartney, Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism & Aviation.
Phenton Neymour, Minister State for Public Utilities.
FNM Senators include:
Kay Forbes-Smith, also appointed as Parliamentary Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office in Grand Bahama.
Jacinta Higgs and
Rev. Frederick McAlpine.
I have sent an e-mail to the PLP to add the names of their Senators in a separate weblog.