Caribbean 360is reporting that Caribbean leaders are offering congratulations to U.S. President Barack Obama on his re-election. The leaders of Antigua and Barbuda and Jamaica have joined regional colleagues in congratulating the President on his definitive win over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the 2012 U.S. Presidential election. Caribbean 360 reports:
Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer (Antigua) in his message on Obama’s victory said as the first man of colour to win the US Presidency that was “most historic, but to repeat the achievement in the 2012 election is monumental.” The Antiguan leader also highlighted the “excellent lo gstanding relationship” between Antigua and Barbuda and the United States, pointing out that it is based on the “shared principles of good governance, strong social policies, and respect for the rule of law.
In her message, Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller said President Obama’s re-election was a victory for democracy and a testimony to the hard work and dedication which he and his team put into a most grueling and hard fought election campaign.
Read more congratulatory messages at Caribbean 360.