Home / HOME / Fun Facts About Shahine Robinson

Fun Facts About Shahine Robinson

Shahine Elizabeth Fakhourie Robinson who made her transition on May 28th 2020 was a very humble individual. Her calm and elegant posture could be noted in the many Parliamentary sittings, her interactions with the public as well as her many addresses in her capacity as Minister throughout her successful political career. A formidable political stalwart; she was one who served her constituents of North East St. Ann and country well since 2001.

Date of Birth: July 4, 1953

Education: Immaculate Conception High Miami Dade College Where she studied Marketing and Public Relations

Political Career

Mrs Robinson entered representational politics almost 2 decades ago, when she defeated the Peoples National Party Candidate in a By-Election in 2001. Fast Forward to 2002 she dominated the polls in the General Elections and retained the North East St. Ann Constituency seat since. 

In 2010 Mrs Robinson faced some political challenges when it was revealed that she was a dual citizen. She held both American and Jamaican Citizenship. The seat then became vacant due to the legal troubles; however, she was re-elected in a by-election that same year and continued her leadership as Member of Parliament.

Ministerial Roles

Mrs Robinson wore many hats and was not limited in her political ambitions. During her career she served in the following ministries:

Minister of Labour and Social Security (2016 – 2020)

Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister 2007

Minister of State in the Ministry of Transport and Works (2011)

Was the only one who could keep Everald Warmington Quiet

Her colleagues described her as” the only one who could tell Everald Warmington to behave and he listened”

Looking back the two were almost always sitting beside each other in Parliament. In a Jamaica Gleaner Article, it quotes Warmington as saying ” We look at life through the same lens. She was a no-nonsense person; so am I, we both cared dearly for our people and represent them with genuineness, with her heart she doesn’t make a fool of them”

Rest in Peace Shahine, may God continue to guide and protect those you left behind as you continue to watch over them

Credits: JIS and Jamaica Gleaner


About Metele Cote

Check Also

VIDEO: Man Arrested For Killing Pregnant Girlfriend Found Dead In Jail Cell

The man who was arrested after allegedly slashing the throat of his pregnant girlfriend, 21 ...

Happy Father’s Day

Each year a day is set aside to celebrate our Fathers.Without you all strong, caring ...

Leave a Reply


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *