Jamaica’s 7th PM receives UWI honorary degree

Jamaica’s 7th PM receives UWI honorary degree

UWI Chancellor Robert Bermudez prepares to confer an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) on former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller during a Special Convocation at the Mona Campus on September 30. Simpson Miller was recognised for ‘her outstanding and meritorious contribution to public life, and for her phenomenal achievements as a woman from the working class community who, without the privileges of wealth, colour, class and respected profession, overcame those obstacles and emerged as the first female Prime Minister of Jamaica’.