Some sad news out of Jamaica: the world’s oldest person has died.

Violet Mosse-Brown was 117 years old, born on March 10, 1900, in Jamaica.

The prime minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, posted about Mosse-Brown’s death Friday evening.

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With her death, Japanese 117-year-old Nabi Tajima is now the known oldest human on the planet. She was born on Aug. 4, 1900, in Japan, a few months after Mosse-Brown.

Our oldest person in the world Mrs. Violet Mosse-Brown has died. She was 117 years old.

Rest In Peace Mrs Mosse-Brown#worldsoldestperson pic.twitter.com/p9fYNDV9vM

— Andrew Holness (@AndrewHolnessJM) …

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