Trinidad and Tobago gets first woman PM!

Standard

Indian-origin grandmother is Trinidad and Tobago’s first woman PM, Indo Asian News Service/ NDTV, Wednesday May 26, 2010, Port-of-Spain.

“Kamla Persad-Bissessar, whose forefather came here from India as an indentured labourer, has been elected the first woman prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago after the political alliance led by her emerged victorious and ended the ruling party’s 43 years in power.

Persad-Bissessar’s People’s Partnership won 29 out of the 41 parliamentary seats in the elections held Monday. She is expected to be sworn in as Prime Minister on Tuesday evening by President George Maxwell Richards.”

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s