CABINET RE-SHUFFLING

Today, The Government of Belize issued a press release announcing a re-shuffling in the Cabinet. The re-shuffling reportedly comes after a request from Carla Barnett to be reassigned from her current position as Minister of State in the Ministry of Natural Resources. As a result, the Press Release outlined the following changes. Honorable Hugo Patt, who is rumored to be a potential candidate for Party Leader, is now the new Minister of Natural Resources and as a result will relinquish portfolio of Labour, Local Government, Rural Development, Energy, Public Utilities, Public Service, and Election and Boundaries. Prime Minister Dean Barrow will now take over the Ministry of Labour, Local Government, Rural development, Energy, Public Utilities, Public Service and Elections and Boundaries. Hon. Frank Mena continues as Minister of State in that Ministry with defacto charge of Public Utilities, Energy, Public Service and Elections and Boundaries. Barnett will stay with Barrow in his expanded Ministry and will have particular responsibility for Labour, Local Government and Rural Development

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