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Portia makes Time’s list of 100 most influential people

Posted: April 18, 2012

Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller has been named by time magazine as one of the one hundred most influential people in the world.

The 2012 list was released this morning, by the top rated US news magazine.

Time describes those named as the people who inspire, entertain, challenge and change the world.

Prime Minister Simpson-Miller is described as the embodiment of perseverance and strength.

Time magazine notes that she will have a profound impact, as she strives to be a transformational figure in Jamaica.

The list is made up of political leaders, entertainers and some controversial individuals.

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