Archive for April 9th, 2015

09
Apr
15

A Tweet Or Two

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The cops are out of control. This is barbaric

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Continue reading ‘A Tweet Or Two’

09
Apr
15

Pot of Gold!

Leaving Jamaica (@stcrow) …..

….. and arriving in Panama (@HorsleyScott)

09
Apr
15

Don’t Stand in PM Portia’s Way

President Barack Obama reacts as Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller insists on standing next to him after moving aside Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie at a meeting of the leaders of CARICOM, the Caribbean Community nations, at the University of the West Indies

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09
Apr
15

The President Holds a Town Hall in Jamaica

3:30 ET: The President holds a town hall with young leaders; University of the West Indies, Kingston

09
Apr
15

The President in Jamaica: Coming Up

President Obama sings along to Bob Marley music being piped in as he tours the Bob Marley Museum with tour guide Natasha Clark in Kingston, Jamaica, last night (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Today (all times US Eastern)

10:45: The President holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller of Jamaica

1:05: Official family photo with Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders, University of the West Indies, Kingston

1:20: The President holds a meeting with CARICOM

3:30: Holds a town hall with young leaders, University of the West Indies

5:15: Participates in a wreath laying ceremony, National Heroes’ Park War Memorial, Kingston

6:0: Departs Jamaica en route Panama City

7:45: Arrives in Panama City

8:25: Meets with Embassy personnel and families, Westin Playa Bonita, Panama City

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Live streaming from Jamaica (and maybe CBS)

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09
Apr
15

Rise and Shine

On This Day: The White House Easter Egg Roll, April 9, 2012

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Today (all times Eastern)

10:30: The President arrives at Jamaica House

10:45: Holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller of Jamaica

1:05: Official family photo with Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders, University of the West Indies, Kingston

1:20: Holds a meeting with CARICOM

3:30: Holds a town hall with young leaders, University of the West Indies

5:15: Participates in a wreath laying ceremony, National Heroes’ Park War Memorial, Kingston

6:0: Departs Jamaica en route Panama City, Panama

7:45: Arrives in Panama City, Panama

8:25: Meets with Embassy personnel and families, Westin Playa Bonita, Panama City

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Live streaming from Jamaica

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On This Day

Children from Bancroft Elementary School help First Lady Michelle Obama plant the White House Vegetable Garden April 9, 2009 (Photo by Samantha Appleton) 

President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speak together sitting at a picnic table April 9, 2009, on the South Lawn of the White House (Photo by Pete Souza)

Children from Bancroft Elementary School in Washington, D.C. help First Lady Michelle Obama plant the White House Vegetable Garden, April 9, 2009 (Photo by Samantha Appleton)

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President Obama talks on the phone with Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, in the Oval Office, after announcing that he would be retiring from the Supreme Court, April 9, 2010 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Barack Obama greets tourists at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Saturday, April 9, 2011. The President made an unannounced stop to thank people for visiting the memorial a day after he and Congressional leaders agreed on a bill to keep the government open (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama waves to tourists at the Lincoln Memorial

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President Obama plays basketball with former NBA player Bruce Bowen on April 9, 2012, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll

President Obama does push-ups on the White House Basketball Court after a member of the Harlem Globetrotters made a shot, April 9, 2012. The President participated in “Shoot for Strength”, a game where children did push-ups for every basketball shot made by the pros, during the 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll festivities (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama acts out a part of the story while reading from the book Where The Wild Things Are“ with first lady Michelle Obama and his daughter Sasha during the White House Easter Egg Roll, April 9, 2012

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First Lady Michelle Obama introduces Justin Timberlake at a workshop, “Soulsville, USA: The History of Memphis Soul,” in the State Dining Room of the White House, April 9, 2013

“Oh, watching all your faces — priceless. Priceless!” she told the excited group. “Okay, let’s breathe. Come on,” she teased. “Everyone, let’s breathe – even the moms.”

Mavis Staples and Justin Timberlake listen to the First Lady at the “Soulsville, USA: The History of Memphis Soul” workshop

President Obama and Chief of Staff Denis McDonough walk along the South Lawn driveway at the White House, April 9, 2013 (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama talks with Justin Timberlake in the Blue Room of the White House prior to the “In Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul” concert in the East Room, April 9, 2013. At left, First Lady Michelle Obama talks with Queen Latifah and her grandmother, Katherine Viola Bray (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, along with daughters Malia and Sasha, listen as Eddie Floyd sings “Knock On Wood” during the “In Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul” concert in the East Room of the White House, April 9, 2013 (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama join musicians on stage during the finale of the “In Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul” concert in the East Room of the White House, April 9, 2013. The program included performances by Alabama Shakes, William Bell, Steve Cropper, Eddie Floyd, Ben Harper, Queen Latifah, Cyndi Lauper, Joshua Ledet, Sam Moore, Charlie Musselwhite, Mavis Staples, Justin Timberlake, and Booker T. Jones (Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hold hands as they walk from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House to Marine One for departure en route to Fort Hood, Texas, April 9, 2014 (Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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MoooOOOooorning!

09
Apr
15

Early Bird Chat

President Barack Obama visits the Bob Marley Museum with tour guide Natasha Clark, April 8, 2015 in Kingston, Jamaica

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MoooOOOooorning!




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