Full Caption: Jamaica's ambassador to the United States, Stephen Vasciannie (left), poses with (from second left) president of the American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica (AMCHAM), Diana Stewart, executive director of AMCHAM, Becky Stockhausen, minister-counsellor with responsibility for trade at the Embassy of Jamaica, Ariel Bowen, and AMCHAM member Richard Stewart. The AMCHAM delegation called on Ambassador Vasciannie on Monday. Mrs Stewart used the opportunity to update him on the annual meeting of the Association of American Chambers of Commerce now under way in Washington, DC, where they will promote Jamaica's interests in issues such as energy, investments, the rum industry and national security.
Full Caption: Employees of the CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank in Jamaica joined their counterparts across the Caribbean and Canada in a series of walks and runs in support of the fight against cancer. Bank employees from across Jamaica, led by Managing Director Nigel Holness (left holding banner), participated in a 10-lap walk at the Emancipation Park on Sunday morning. They were joined by executives of the Jamaica Cancer Society, beneficiary of sums donated by bank employees and matched by the bank.