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Video & Bio: Senator Cromwell Shakir

Video & Bio: Senator Cromwell Shakir

On November 1, Cromwell Shakir was sworn in at Government House, becoming a Senator and the Junior Minister for Health & Works. A newcomer to the Senate, he joins fellow new Senators Laverne Furbert and David Burt.Senator Shakir was born and raised in the Friswells Hill, Pembroke area, and is best known for his weekly radio show ‘Cromwell and... Read more of this article

Video & Bio: Senator David Burt

Video & Bio: Senator David Burt

The youngest member serving in the Lower or Upper House, 31-year-old Senator David Burt was sworn in at Government House yesterday [Nov 1], becoming the Junior Minister for Finance, Environment, Planning and Infrastructure. After attending Florida Air Academy, he studied at George Washington University in Washington D.C, obtaining a Bachelor of Business... Read more of this article

Video & Bio: Minister Michael Scott

Video & Bio: Minister Michael Scott

Yesterday afternoon [Nov 1] Michael Scott was sworn in at Government House, returning to Cabinet in a different capacity. He has been named Attorney General & Minister of Justice, taking over from Senator Kim Wilson who has been appointed as Minister of the Economy, Trade & Industry. Minister Scott previously held the portfolio of Energy Telecommunications... Read more of this article

Video & Bio: Minister Patrice Minors

Video & Bio: Minister Patrice Minors

Yesterday afternoon [Nov 1] Patrice Minors was sworn in at Government House, returning to Cabinet after a four year hiatus. Premier Cox appointed her to a new portfolio; Minister of Business Development and Tourism. The Tourism portfolio had previously been held by former Premier Dr Ewart Brown, and Premier Cox combined the portfolio with business development. On... Read more of this article

Video & Bio: Minister Glenn Blakeney

Video & Bio: Minister Glenn Blakeney

Yesterday afternoon [Nov 1] Glenn Blakeney was sworn in at Government House, returning to Cabinet with a similar Ministry. He previously held the Ministry of Environment & Sport, and has been appointed as Minister of Youth Affairs & Families, which sports falls under. Environment has been split into a separate Ministry, now held by Minister... Read more of this article

Video & Bio: Minister Walter Roban

Video & Bio: Minister Walter Roban

Yesterday afternoon [Nov 1] Walter Roban was sworn in at Government House, making a return to Cabinet. Under Dr Brown, he held the position of Minister of Health, which is now held by Minister Zane DeSilva. Yesterday Minister Roban was appointed as Minister of the Environment, a portfolio which was previously joined with Sports.The son of Matthew... Read more of this article

Video & Bio: Minister Neletha Butterfield

Video & Bio: Minister Neletha Butterfield

Yesterday afternoon [Nov 1] Neletha Butterfield was sworn in at Government House, returning to Cabinet, albeit in a different capacity. She served as Minister of Culture & Social Rehabilitation under former Premier Dr Ewart Brown, and has now been appointed as Minister of Public Information Services. She initially represented the PLP in the Pembroke... Read more of this article

Video & Bio: Senator Laverne Furbert

Video & Bio: Senator Laverne Furbert

Yesterday afternoon [Nov 1] Laverne Furbert was sworn in at Government House, making her first appearance in the Senate. Senator Furbert joins new Senators David Burt and Cromwell Shakir, as well as returning Senators Kim Wilson and Colonel David Burch. The mother of two sons, her oldest son is filmmaker Vanz Chapman, and her youngest son David is obtaining... Read more of this article

Video & Bio: Minister Terry Lister

Video & Bio: Minister Terry Lister

Yesterday afternoon [Nov 1] Terry Lister was sworn in at Government House, taking on the position of Minister of Transport, a portfolio previously held in conjunction with Tourism by Dr Ewart Brown. Minister Lister had contested the PLP Leadership position this year, however was bested by now-Premier Cox. Minister Lister conducted a strong public campaign,... Read more of this article

Video & Bio: Minister Michael Weeks

Video & Bio: Minister Michael Weeks

This afternoon [Nov 1] Michael Weeks was sworn in at Government House, taking on the position of Minister Without Portfolio, which was previously held by Minister Zane DeSilva. Mr Weeks, who is making his first entrance into Cabinet, represents Constituency #16 – Pembroke East Central. He was born and raised in the Glebe Road area, and currently... Read more of this article

Video & Bio: Minister Dame Jennifer Smith

Video & Bio: Minister Dame Jennifer Smith

This afternoon [Nov 1] Dame Jennifer Smith was sworn in at Government House, taking on the position of Minister of Education, which was previously held by Elvin James, who is no longer in Cabinet. Dame Jennifer had previously held the position of Deputy Speaker of the House, which she resigned in order to accept a Cabinet position. Easily receiving... Read more of this article

Video & Bio: Minister Kim Wilson

Video & Bio: Minister Kim Wilson

This afternoon [Nov 1] Kim Wilson was sworn in at Government House, taking on the position of Minister of the Economy, Trade & Industry. A Senator rather than an elected MP, Minister Wilson had previously served as Attorney General under previous Premier Dr Ewart Brown, a responsibility now being undertaken by Minister Michael Scott. Senator Wilson... Read more of this article

Video & Bio: Minister Zane DeSilva

Video & Bio: Minister Zane DeSilva

This afternoon [Nov 1] Minister Zane DeSilva was sworn in at Government House, taking on the position of Minister of Health which was previously held by Minister Walter Roban. Minister DeSilva was previously Minister without Portfolio under formerPremier Dr Ewart Brown.Born and raised in the west end, he attended Boaz Island Primary School, Saltus... Read more of this article