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Photos from President Barack Obama’s Arrival in Jamaica & Visit to the Bob Marley Museum

Written by Marlon Hill

 

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President Barack Obama arrives with U.S. Representative for New York, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke

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President Barack Obama arrives with U.S. Representative for New York, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke

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Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller, speaks with the media after President Barack Obama departs

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Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie speaks with US Ambassador to Jamaica, Luis G. Moreno

Jacquie Charles,  Fae Ellington and Marlon Hill

Jacquie Charles, Fae Ellington and Marlon Hill

President Barack Obama arrived  at Norman Manley Airport in Kingston, Jamaica at 7:30 p.m. local time.

President Obama emerged from the plane with Congresswoman Yvette Clarke of New York and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. He waved as he descended the steps on Air Force One. After greeting a line of people ( list below) the POTUS left the airport in a chopper.

The greeters were:

  1. Ambassador Luis Moreno, US Ambassador to Jamaica
  2. Patrick Allen, Governor General
  3. Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller
  4. Perry G Christie, Chairman CARICOM, Prime Minister of the Bahamas
  5. Andrew Holness, Leader of the Opposition
  6. Senator A.J. Nicholson, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
  7. Senator Floyd Morris, President of the Senate
  8. Michael Peart, Speaker of the House
  9. Justice Zaila McCalla, Chief Justice
  10. Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary General
  11. Ambassador Stephen Vascianni, Jamaica’s Ambassador to the US
  12. Major General Antony Anderson, Chief of Defence Staff
  13. Dr. Carl Williams, Commissioner of Police
  14. Jamaican Chief of State Protocol, Elinor Felix

 

President Barack Obama’s tours Bob Marley museum

President at Bob Marley Museum in an unscheduled night visit - Photo by Marlon Hill

President at Bob Marley Museum in an unscheduled night visit – Photo by Marlon Hill

President Barack Obama  arrived  at the Bob Marley Museum 8:48 p.m. After a quick tour he  left in the motorcade at 9:06 p.m.

Photos and report provide by Marlon Hill, Miami attorney with Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel and radio commentator with WZAB 880AM, Caribbean Riddims, D’ People’s Politics

 

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Marlon Hill

Marlon Hill, Miami attorney with Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel and radio commentator with WZAB 880AM, Caribbean Riddims, D' People's Politics