26 May 2010Blog

First woman PM wins early election in Trinidad and Tobago – Americas, World – The Independent

by Jonathan

Ms Persad-Bissessar

Trinidad and Tobago has elected its first female prime minister in an early election, ousting an incumbent who was damaged by soaring crime and allegations of public corruption.

Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her five-party People's Partnership coalition won 29 of 41 seats in parliament, according to preliminary election results.

via First woman PM wins early election in Trinidad and Tobago – Americas, World – The Independent.