Trinidad & Tobago makes history after they sworn in their 1st Female President Paula-Mae Weekes. According to Global Voices, she is, ” An attorney by profession, Weekes worked in the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for more than a decade before going into private practice. She was appointed first to the bench and thereafter to the Court of Appeal where she served until her retirement in 2016.”
Along with making history as the dual-island nation’s first black woman president, Weekes is now the only woman to head a Latin American or Caribbean nation. Go, Trinidad!!