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Mia Amor Mottley

Born Oct 1, 1965

Mia Amor Mottley, QC, MP is a Barbadian politician who has been Leader of the Opposition in Barbados since 2013. Mottley, who leads the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), was previously Leader of the Opposition from 2008 to 2010. She is a Member of Parliament for the Constituency Saint Michael-North East. From 1994 to 2008, she held a succession of ministerial portfolios.… Read More

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1965 Birth Born on October 1, 1965.
1969 3 Years Old He married Mia's mother Santa Amor Tappin in December 1964 just three years after being called to the Bar and was elected to represent Bridgetown (Barbados) in May 1969. … Read More
1975 9 Years Old Mottley's uncle, also named Ernest Deighton Mottley (1931–2008), a refuse disposal officer who lived in Great Britain for 18 years, he became the political leader of the short lived Christian Social Democratic party (CSD) created in March 1975. … Read More


1986 20 Years Old By 1986, Mottley was finalizing her training as attorney and received a law degree from the London School of Economics (Houghton Street, London, England).
1991 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Mottley first served Barbadian politics as early as 1991, when she had lost an election race in St. Michael North East between herself and the late Leroy Brathwaite (a defeated of less than 200 votes).
1994 28 Years Old In September 1994, Mottley became one of the youngest Barbadians ever to be assigned a ministerial portfolio at age 29, she was appointed to the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Culture. … Read More


2001 35 Years Old Mottley was appointed Attorney-General and Minister of Home Affairs in August 2001 and is the first female (in Barbados) to hold this position. … Read More


Two years later Mottley was to serve as Barbados's second female Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Social Council of Barbados and the Deputy Chairman of Barbados' Economic Council. A position she held until 2008 and allowing her extended responsibilities including the chairmanship of a number of key Cabinet sub-committees, notably Telecommunications Reform and one oversight of the administrative and legislative initiatives to prepare Barbados for the advent of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy. … Read More
2010 44 Years Old On October 18, 2010, Mottley's appointment as Leader of the Opposition was revoked following a vote of no-confidence of five of her Parliamentary Colleagues. … Read More
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