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Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (right) and Chargé d’ Affaires, United States (US) Embassy in Kingston, John McIntyre, pay respects to late former US Secretary of State, General Colin L. Powell, during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Embassy on Thursday (October 21). General Powell, who died on October 18, was appointed Secretary of State by President George W. Bush on January 20, 2001. He served for four years, leaving the position on January 26, 2005. He was the first African-American to serve as US Secretary of State.

 

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (right) and Chargé d’ Affaires, United States (US) Embassy in Kingston, John McIntyre, observe a moment of silence in honour of late former US Secretary of State, General Colin L. Powell, during a wreath-laying at the US Embassy on Thursday (October 21). General Powell, who died on October 18, was appointed Secretary of State by President George W. Bush on January 20, 2001. He served for four years, leaving the position on January 26, 2005. He was the first African-American to serve as US Secretary of State.
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