Author: OPM Communications UnitTitle: PM Hails Dr. Joyce Robinson as a Strong, Determined Woman
Date: MONDAY, 13 MAY 2013
The article reports on the tribute offered by Jamaican Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller at the passing of Dr. the Hon. Joyce Robinson, a Jamaican librarian. The article briefly mentions in passing her contribution to Jamaican libraries.
Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller has expressed deep sadness at the passing of Dr. the Hon. Joyce Robinson, who died on Sunday, May 12.
In paying tribute, the Prime Minister said that in the many different areas in which she served, Dr. Joyce Robinson was a pioneering, truly outstanding and highly accomplished Jamaican woman who dedicated her life to public service.
As the first Jamaican to head the National Library Service, Dr. Robinson played an invaluable role in the vibrant development of the Service between 1957 and 1979.