Monday, January 9, 2012

President Obama Congratulates Prime Minister Simpson Miller

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
January 09, 2012
Readout of the President’s Call with Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller

Earlier today, President Obama called Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller of Jamaica to congratulate her on her recent electoral victory and to commend the Jamaican people for their dedication to democracy. The Leaders discussed their shared responsibility for enhancing citizen security and underscored the importance of economic growth in advancing the well being of all Jamaicans. President Obama also underscored the strong bonds of friendship between the American and Jamaican people, which includes the contributions of so many Jamaican-Americans. The President said that he looked forward to working with the Prime Minister on bilateral and regional issues at the Summit of the Americas, which will occur in April 2012 in Cartagena, Colombia.


  1. That is SOOO Cool. When was the last time a US president acknowledged JA? Obama in 2012!

  2. cool... everything jus flowing in the right direction

  3. Portia looks like Michelle Obama,yea I think Obama had
    something to do with Portia winning that election,Portia winning is more like" when democracy fails".