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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release August 17, 1993

President Clinton to Hold Meeting with Caribbean Leaders Aug. 30 To: National and Foreign desks
Contact: White House Office of the Press Secretary, 202-456-2100

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Following is a statement by the White House press secretary:

The President has invited five leaders from the English-speaking Caribbean to the White House for a working luncheon on Monday, Aug. 30. The leaders, who have accepted the invitation, are Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham of The Bahamas, President Cheddi Jagan of Guyana, Prime Minister Patrick Manning of Trinidad and Tobago, Prime Minister P.J. Patterson of Jamaica, and Prime Minister Erskine Sandiford of Barbados. The meeting will provide an opportunity for the President and the Caribbean leaders to advance their common agenda of promoting democracy and good governance, stimulating trade opportunities and job creation, protecting the environment and fighting drug trafficking.