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In the Caribbean there was a mountain named Obama

August 5 2009

The unexpected gift was Barack Obama to his birthday, which he said yesterday. In honor of the 44 th American leader inhabitants of the Caribbean island nation of Antigua and Barbuda was named the mountain its name.

The inscription on a stone slab set in the very high - almost 400 meters - the peak of the island of Antigua, says: "Mount Obama. Named in honor of Barack Hussein Obama, the first black U.S. president, won the historic election on November 4, 2008.

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During a solemn ceremony held on the eve of her foot, Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer said that "a great political achievement of Barack Obama stirred in me such feelings that I experienced an overwhelming desire to do something inspiring", reports .

The representative of America in the eastern Caribbean, Brent Hardt thanked the Government of Antigua and Barbuda for such an unusual gift. "Not every day the mountain was renamed in honor of Presidents" - he acknowledged.

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