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JAMAICA

Jamaica is a member of the British Commonwealth and follows the Westminster Parliamentary model. The head of state is the Governor General, the local representative of the Queen. The Prime Minister, leader of the majority in the elected House of Representatives, is the head of government.
CURRENT GOVERNMENT
Governor General Kenneth HALL
Prime Minister Portia SIMPSON-MILLER
Min. of Agriculture & Land Roger CLARKE
Min. of Defense Portia SIMPSON-MILLER
Min. of Education & Youth Maxine HENRY-WILSON
Min. of Finance & Planning Omar DAVIES
Min. of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade Anthony HYLTON
Min. of Health Horace DALLEY
Min. of Housing, Transport, & Works Robert PICKERSGILL
Min. of Industry, Science, & Technology (With Energy) Phillip PAULWELL
Min. of Information & Development Portia SIMPSON-MILLER
Min. of Justice A. J. NICHOLSON
Min. of Labor & Social Security Derrick KELLIER
Min. of Local Government & Environment Dean PEART
Min. of National Security Peter PHILLIPS
Min. of Sports Portia SIMPSON-MILLER
Min. of Tourism, Entertainment, & Culture Aloun N'dombet ASSAMBA
Attorney General A. J. NICHOLSON
Governor, Central Bank Derick LATIBEAUDIERE
Ambassador to the US Gordon SHIRLEY
Permanent Representative to the UN, New York Stafford NEIL