Pointe Xpress: Several new faces were among the senators who were appointed on Monday as the government completed its roster of ministers, senators and parliamentary secretaries following the 18th January, 2023, general elections.
Samantha Marshall, who was unsuccessful in her bid to remain in the Lower House is now a senator who will take on the role as Leader of Government Business in the Upper House.
Marshall was also appointed as Minister of State in the Ministry of Health, Environment and Social Transformation with responsibility for Social Transformation.
They are joined by newcomers to the Senate, Clement Antonio and Rawdon Turner, who was the Antigua Barbuda Labour Party candidate for St. Peter.
Three senators were also named parliamentary secretaries.
Senator Shenella Govia has been appointed to the Ministry of Education, Sports and Creative Industries; Senator Clement Antonio has been appointed to the Ministry of Housing, Lands and Works and Senator Knackcynta Nedd-Charles will assist the minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade, Agriculture and Barbuda Affairs.