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On April 9, 2015, Jamaica hosted an encounter between President of the United States, Barack Obama and the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for discussions on issues on the CARICOM-USA agenda, including security and trade. They also exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual interest. The CARICOM-US encounter was co-chaired by the Honourable Perry Christie, Prime Minister of the Bahamas and current Chairman of CARICOM, and President Obama.

President Obama and the CARICOM Heads of Government proceeded from the high-level encounter in Jamaica to Panama City for the Seventh Summit of the Americas which was held 10th to 11th April 2015.

For more information on the visit, click here.