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Stories with person: Portia Simpson-Miller
  • Jamaica asks Obama to exonerate black nationalist leader 
    Updated: Apr-09-15 11:19 pm

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica's leader asked President Barack Obama on Thursday to exonerate black nationalist leader Marcus Garvey, who was convicted in the U.S. of mail fraud in the 1920s and remains a prominent historic figure on the island.

  • Obama turns to diplomacy at Americas summit story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-09-15 9:52 pm

    PANAMA CITY - President Barack Obama sought to reassert U.S. influence in the Caribbean and the Americas with pledges of energy assistance and diplomatic fence mending Thursday, a mix of modest steps and high ambition for a region struggling with economic and political stresses.

  • WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Nuttin' but love for Obama in Jamaica story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-09-15 6:40 pm

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - President Barack Obama's supporters often shout at him, "I love you!"

  • Obama: Decision near on removing Cuba from terror list story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-09-15 1:52 pm

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - President Barack Obama will act soon on a recommendation about whether to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, he said Thursday as he opened a three-day trip to the Caribbean and Central America.

  • Obama says decision soon on Cuba as state sponsor of terror 
    Updated: Apr-09-15 12:20 pm

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - President Barack Obama says he'll decide soon whether to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism.

  • Energy security, good will top Obama agenda in Jamaica visit story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-08-15 10:51 pm

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - The Caribbean region collectively cheered when President Barack Obama was first elected president in 2008. Calypso and reggae songs were written in his honor, the French Caribbean island of Martinique named a road after him, and Antigua's highest mountain officially became "Mount Obama" as the small country saluted him as a symbol of black achievement.