Cabinet reshuffled in Jamaica

Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding has replaced three officials in a cabinet reshuffle, which included appointing the violence-wracked country’s third national security minister in less than two years.

Mr Golding did not explain why he replaced outgoing Security Minister Trevor MacMillan with Dwight Nelson.

In his terse announcement, the prime minister said James Robertson will take over energy and mining, which was shared by Derrick Smith and Clive Mullings. The telecommunications portfolio, which Mr Smith also ran, is now assigned to Mr Golding’s office.

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