Former Minister of Labour and Social Security, Shahine Robinson

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson has died. She was 66 years old.
Robinson had been missing in action from work, Parliament and social engagements for some time.
She was fighting lung cancer and had been in and out of hospital since 2018.
The member of parliament, who is originally from Claremont in St Ann South Eastern, represented the St Ann North Eastern constituency.
MINISTER of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson was said to be seriously ill, a Jamaica Observer source confirmed just two years ago.

“She was very very ill and I can only hope that she will make it,” a close friend and associate of the minister told the Observer last night. “She has been in and out of Cabinet meetings, and it is well known that she has not been well and has been fighting her illness for some time,”.

Shahine Robinson Shahine Elizabeth Fakhourie Robinson was a Jamaica Labour Party politician who also served as the Minister of Labour and Social Security. She was a member of Parliament of Jamaica for North East Saint Ann. She served briefly as the Transport and Works Minister from late November 2011 to January 2012.

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