Skip to comments.President Trump reinforces bond between Jamaica and the United States
Posted on 04/08/2017 6:09:50 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
President Donald Trump says he looks forward to working with Jamaicas Andrew Holness administration on bilateral and Regional issues.
The presidents comments came during a courtesy call paid on him by Jamaicas Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks at the Oval Office in the White House.
President Trump and the ambassador in their exchange underscored the strong bond of friendship that has existed over the years between the people Jamaica and the United States of America, noting the contribution of Jamaica in many spheres of American life.
In her remarks, Ambassador Marks said she looked forward to working with the President in the interest of both countries.
The Jamaican Ambassador highlighted the synergies of the U.S.-Caribbean nexus, which cements the relationship between the United States and Jamaica.
President Donald Trump gives Jamaica the thumbs up as he shares a light moment with Jamaicas Ambassador to the United States Her Excellency Audrey Marks in the Oval Office at the White House during a courtesy call on the President.
Ambassador Marks in noting the Presidents agenda of providing more trading opportunities for US companies, called attention to the significant trade surplus the US enjoys with the region.
She pointed to the fact that the Caribbean Basin Area is the United States 7th largest trading partner, importing non-oil goods and services of over US$50B and placing the Region ahead of U.S. exports to comparatively larger economies such as Russia and India combined.
She further noted the mutual benefit and alignment of interest for the continued stability and economic growth of the Caribbean Region, the United States Third Border.
The Jamaican envoy also took the opportunity to invite the President to visit Jamaica in his official capacity, when President Trump remarked about the beauty of the island.
Fund their Bobsled Team....
Like Colin Bowel and his support for Scooter Libby........
He’s going to sport orange dreadlocks?
Colorado Rastafarian reciprocity?
I used to teach in Kingston, and the one nation that Jamaicans talked about the most wasn’t the US; it was Yemen.
Bad chajin. Bad.
I’m feeling very Olympic
Don’t forget Marcus Garvey and the “back to Africa” movement...
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