Foreign Minister resigns
Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has suffered a further setback to his government with the resignation of foreign minister Karl Hood. The Prime Minister has decided that he will retain the portfolio for the time being. The prime minister already holds the portfolios of Legal Affairs, National Security, Public Administration, Information and ICT, Environment, Foreign Trade, and Export Development.
Peter David, who resigned earlier in the month, has been replaced by Dr George Vincent who becomes the new Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation and Culture.