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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Kingston, Jamaica to Attend the Celebration Marking the Fiftieth Independence Anniversary of Jamaica

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Kingston, Jamaica to attend the Celebration marking the Fiftieth Independence Anniversary of Jamaica on August 6, 2012. 

The Honorable General Colin L. Powell, USA (Retired), Former U.S. Secretary of State, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Pamela Bridgewater, U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica

The Honorable Yvette D. Clarke, U.S. House of Representatives, New York