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BARBADOS

Barbados is a parliamentary democracy. Executive authority is vested in the Prime Minister and Cabinet, which is collectively responsible to the Parliament. The Prime Minister is appointed by the Governor General as the member of the House of Assembly best able to command the support of the majority of the members. The Prime Minister usually selects a cabinet from his party members in the legislature.
CURRENT GOVERNMENT

Governor General Husbands, Clifford, Sir
Prime Minister Arthur, Owen
Dep. Prime Min. Miller, Billie
Min. of Agriculture & Rural Development Wood, Anthony
Min. of Commerce, Consumer Affairs, & Business Development Toppin, Ronald
Min. of Defense & Security Arthur, Owen
Min. of Economic Affairs Arthur, Owen
Min. of Education, Youth Affairs, & Culture Mottley, Mia
Min. of Environment, Energy, & Natural Resources Eastmond, Rawle
Min. of Finance Arthur, Owen
Min. of Foreign Affairs Miller, Billie
Min. of Foreign Trade Miller, Billie
Min. of Health Goddard, Phillip
Min. of Home Affairs Simmons, David
Min. of Housing & Lands Clarke, Gline
Min. of Industry & International Business Farley, Reginald
Min. of Labor, Sports, & Public Sector Reform Greenidge, Rudolph
Min. of Public Works & Transportation Marshall, Rommel
Min. of Social Transformation Lashley, Hamilton
Min. of State Toppin, Ronald
Min. of Tourism & International Transport Lynch, Noel Anderson
Attorney General Simmons, David
Governor, Central Bank Williams, Marion
Ambassador to the US Blackman, Courtney
Permanent Representative to the UN, New York Clarke, June Yvonne