Edmund Bartlett Returns as Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism

Edmund Bartlett // Photo by Joe Pike

Travel Agent received confirmation Monday afternoon from a Jamaica Tourist Board spokesperson that Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica'former minister of tourism, has officially returned to the position. 

According to our source, Bartlett was officially sworn in Monday afternoon. According to the Jamaica Gleaner, Cabinet ministers of the new government were sworn in Monday by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen at Kings House.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, who spent the bulk of yesterday nailing down a Cabinet list, revealed the members Monday that he says reflects the potential of government, according to the Jamaica Gleaner.

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Bartlett, who was one of 18 members sworn in Monday, became Jamaica's minister of tourism in 2007 before he was succeeded by Dr. Kenneth Wykeham McNeill after his party lost the 2011 general elections.

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