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Inaugural ceremony of the second-term Government of National Unity held on Sunday June 14th

The inaugural ceremony of the second-term Government of National Unity of St. Kitts and Nevis led by Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris was held on Sunday, June 14th, 2020.


The public was invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony, which took place at the Warner Park Cricket Stadium, in St. Kitts from 5:00 p.m. 


Prime Minister Harris’ Team Unity Administration was re-elected to a second term with an increased majority on Friday, June 5th (Election Day), winning nine out of the eleven parliamentary seats.


The Team Unity coalition is made up of three (3) political parties here in St. Kitts and Nevis namely: the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) Party, the People’s Action Movement (PAM) and People’s Labour Party (PLP).


The following are the ministers’ portfolios which were announced at the swearing in ceremony on June 14th 2020:


Dr. the Hon Timothy Harris – Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, National Security, Sustainable Development, Constituency Empowerment, and Human Resource Management and Information


Hon. Shawn Richards – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Infrastructure, Utilities, Posts and Urban Development


Hon. Mark Brantley – Minister of Foreign Affairs and Civil Aviation


Hon. Alexis Jeffers – Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine Resources


Hon. Lindsay Grant – Minister of Tourism, Transport and Ports


Hon. Eugene Hamilton – Minister of Human Settlement, National Health Insurance, Social Security, Ecclesiastical Affairs, Social Development and Gender Affairs


Hon. Eric Evelyn – Minister of Environment and Cooperatives


Hon. Jonel Powell – Minister of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture


Hon. Akilah Byron-Nisbett – Minister of Health, ICT, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship and Talent Development.


Hon. Wendy Phipps – Minister of International Trade, Industry, Commerce, Consumer Affairs and Labour


Hon. Vincent Byron Jr. – Attorney General and Minister of Justice and Legal affairs.