Left: Karin Cooper (right), The Gleaner's business development and marketing manager, distributes gifts from the company to the children of the Bethlehem Children's Home. The Gleaner bought a number of gift items recently for the children during the Downtown Comes Alive promotion, including personal care items and toys. Right: Brother Francis Makau (centre), the home's administrator, looks on along with some of the children. - Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer
We have more highlights from the new year festivities, including a celebrity sighting in the Caribbean.
Not sure what Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (right) told host Robert Russell (centre) and banker Courtney Wilson, assistant vice-president, western region, First Global Bank, but they were all bursting with laughter at Russell's annual get-together, last Friday, in Montego Bay.
UDC Manager Laura Heron and husband Everette enjoy a night out at Evita's New Year's Dinner and Party in Ocho Rios. - Contributed
Zein Issa-Nakash; Sean Connery (centre), the first (and still the best) James Bond; and John Issa share a kodak moment just before their New Year's Eve celebrations, a private function held at a private villa in Barbados. - Contributed photos
Kamela Clarke (left) and Monique Bernard enjoy themselves at Absinthe, part of the Red Stripe Christmas party series on New Year's Eve at Temple Hall Estate.