Jamaica’s Minister of Labour & Social Security Shahine Robinson Has Died

Jamaica’s Minister of Labour and Social Security, Shahine Robinson has died at 66 years old.

Robinson, who was also the member of parliament for North-East St. Ann, died at her home in St. Ann today.

Reports are that she had been “fighting” after falling gravely ill days ago amid a long battle with cancer. She was diagnosed with the disease in 2018.

Robinson was previously a naturalised citizen of the United States before obtaining a Certificate of Loss of Nationality in December 2010. She is a graduate of the Miami Dade College, with an associate degree in Marketing and a diploma in Public Relations.

Just last year October, Robinson’s younger brother Peter Fakhourie, a former JLP candidate, died after battling an undisclosed illness.


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