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Portia Simpson-Miller — Jamaica
In honor of Women’s History Month, BET.com honors these women who were the first people “woman-enough” to take the helm as leader of their respective nations. — Naeesa Aziz
Portia Simpson-Miller is the seventh prime minister of Jamaica. She was installed in January 2012 and served as prime minister previously from March 2006 to Sept. 2007.
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