This Day In Jamaican History

On This Day In Jamaican History: US President Barack Obama visits Jamaica

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United States President Barack Obama arrived on a visit to Jamaica, making one of his first stops at the Bob Marley Museum and disclosing he had all of the reggae legend’s albums. During official talks with Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, he offered to partner with Jamaica and other Caribbean nations on clean energy options. His visit included a summit meeting with leaders of CARICOM and a ceremony where he laid a wreath to honor the veterans of the two World Wars.

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