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Some portfolios revealed

Published:Friday | January 6, 2012 | 3:13 PM

More than an hour after the 19-member Cabinet of Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller was sworn in, the full list of the assigned portfolios has not yet been released.

The 19 ministers and eight state ministers were sworn in this afternoon during a ceremony that started one-hour and 19 minutes late.

The Gleaner/Power 106 News can report that Dr Peter Phillips is the new minister of finance and planning; Peter Bunting, the minister of national security; Roger Clarke, agriculture and fisheries; Senator Mark Golding, minister of justice and Wykeham McNeill, the minister of Tourism and Entertainment.

The other portfolio ministers are:

Ronnie Thwaites

Lisa Hanna

Robert Pickersgill

Fenton Ferguson

Anthony Hylton

Derrick Kellier

Noel Arscott

Dr Omar Davies

Phillip Paulwell,

Senator A.J Nicholson,

Meanwhile, Horace Dalley, Morais Guy, Senator Sandrea Falconer and Natalie Neita Headley have been appointed ministers without Portfolio.

The state ministers are:

1. Luther Buchanan

2. Arnaldo Brown

3. Sharon Ffolkes Abrahams

4. Ian Hayles

5. Colin Fagan

6. Richard Azan

7. Damion Crawford

8. Julian Robinson