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A time to celebrate

BEA DOTTIN, [email protected]

A time to celebrate

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Members of the differently-able community had reason to celebrate yesterday.
They filled the Senate Chamber to witness one of their own, 38-year-old Kerryann Ifill, be officially elected and installed as President of the Senate.
Here, a?beaming Senator Ifill (left) enjoying her historic moment yesterday from the balcony of the Senate Chamber after she was installed as President of the Senate. She became the first woman and blind person to hold the office. Sharing the occasion with her is Clerk of Parliament Pedro Eastmond.
During the session, new Senator Verla Depeiza took her place while Dean Emeritus Harold Crichlow was appointed Deputy President of the Senate.

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