June 2016 Volume 13

Daughter of KC Old Boy Makes History as first female Minister of Foreign Affairs

Staff reporter KC Times
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On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, International Women's Day, Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith assumed duties as Minister of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, becoming the first woman in the history of Jamaica to hold this portfolio.

Minister Johnson Smith, has a first degree in French and International Relations, an LL.B degree from the University of the West Indies and a degree in Commercial Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

She is the daughter of prominent KC Old Boy, Ambassador Anthony Johnson a Jamaican politician, diplomat, economist and university lecturer. He is a former Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Senator and former JLP Member of Parliament, former Ambassador to the United States, and former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom

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