- Brent Symonette
Theodore Brent Symonette (born
2 December 1954) is a prominent Bahamian businessman, a Member of Parliamentfor the St. Annes constituency, and the current Deputy Prime Ministerand Foreign Minister of the Bahamas. He is a member of the Free National Movement(FNM).
Symonette was born in
Nassau, Bahamas. Symonette studied lawin Londonand is a member of the Bahamas Bar. Symonette is also an established real estate broker.
Symonette was appointed to the Senate in
1987by the late Sir Cecil Wallace Whitfield and was re-appointed to the Senate in 1992 by Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham. Symonnette is one of a handful of current white Members of Parliament.
Following the May 2007 general election, which was won by the FNM, Symonette was sworn in as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs in Ingraham's government on
May 4. [Lindsay Thompson, [http://www.caribbeannetnews.com/news-1404--25-25--.html "Bahamas Governor General challenges new government"] , Caribbean Net News, May 9, 2007.]
In the past, Symonette has served as
Attorney General, Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the Airport Authority.
As Chairman of the Hotel Corporation of the Bahamas, Symonette was instrumental in negotiations that resulted in bringing the Atlantis Hotel and affiliated resort properties to the Bahamas.
Symonette is the youngest son of Sir Roland Symonette (1898-1980), the first
Premierof the Bahamas and Lady Margaret Symonette nee Frances. Symonette is also the half brother of Bobby Symonette, former Speaker of the House of Assembly.
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