U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand released the following statement regarding Nick Perry’s swearing in as ambassador to Jamaica:
“I want to warmly congratulate Nick Perry on becoming the new ambassador to Jamaica.
“Not only does he understand the needs of Jamaicans both on the island and the U.S. mainland, but he represented the large and vibrant Caribbean diaspora of the 58th Assembly District in Brooklyn.
“As an immigrant, veteran and elected official, Nick Perry represents everything wonderful about the ‘American Dream.’ I cannot think of a better person to serve as ambassador to Jamaica.”