Kamla Persad-Bissessar elected first ever female Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago

Kamla Persad-Bissessar
In elections last night the people of Trinidad and Tobago elected their first ever female Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar. From her acceptance speech:

“We will build on our collective strength and character and everyone of us will rise; no one will be left behind,” said Persad-Bissessar, whose United National Congress party draws support mainly from people of East Indian ancestry.

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