Jamaican News

Two Jamaica Labour Party MP’s Have Transitioned

May 29, 2020 | By Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie |

Shahine Robinson

Labour and Social Security Minister MP Shanine Robinson is dead.  She passed away on May 29, 2020 at the age of 66.  She was suffering from lung cancer which she battled for the last 2 years.  We carried a story with her cancer battle recently.

Also Former Education Minister Dr. Neville Gallimore is dead at 81. He died in California USA. He was a St. Ann MP who held many ministerial positions in the JLP.  He is believed to have died from natural causes.

Deputy Leader

Gallimore was a deputy leader of the JLP. We at Vision Newspaper will do a more detailed tribute later.

Neville Gallimore

JLP Chairman & Minister Robert Montaque

“Neville Gallimore was very approachable and well liked. He served as MP for 30 years.”

He was paying his tribute to a former colleague of the JLP who passed.

Official Funerals

They are both expected to be accorded Official Funerals. Stay tuned for the latest in Vision Newspaper.

Dr. Gallimore’s son Neville was also a JLP Member of Parliament (MP) for West Rural St. Andrew.

We are saddened at the losses. Rest in peace to you both.

Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie is Senior National & International Correspondent for Vision Newspaper

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