A 59-year-old attorney has been as elected as the first female prime minister in Trinidad and Tobago.
Preliminary elections results in the twin-island Caribbean nation indicate Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her five-party People's Partnership coalition have won 29 of 41 seats in parliament, The Associated Press reports.
According to RTT News, Indian origin Kamla Persad-Bissessar is set to become the first woman Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago after her five-party People's Partnership coalition swept to power in snap elections in the archipelagic state in the southern Caribbean.
Vowing to bring unity in the nation, Persad-Bissessar said: "I am grateful for the immense support from women and women's groups across the country and to the extent that this helps to break the barriers so many competent women face."
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