THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 18, 2015
Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Jamaica and Panama
The President will travel to Jamaica and Panama from April 8-11. In Jamaica, President Obama will meet with leaders from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and with Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller to discuss our ongoing partnership with the region, including through the administration’s Caribbean Energy Security Initiative.
The President will then travel to Panama where he will participate with 34 other leaders in the Seventh Summit of the Americas. While in Panama, President Obama will hold a bilateral meeting with Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, and meet with leaders from the Central American Integration System (SICA).