While the countdown has begun for Jamaica's 50th jubilee in August, Queen Elizabeth celebrates 60 years on the throne. Yesterday, a 1,000-plus boat flotilla sailed down the River Thames - the biggest pageant on the river for 350 years.
(1) Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip watch the proceedings from
the royal barge during the Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames
in London yesterday.
(2) Spelling Bee Champ Gifton Wright gets a 'chups' from Olivia 'Babsy' Grange on his return to the island after competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland, USA. - Winston Sill/Freelance Photographer
(3) Author and poet, Millicent Lynch (second right), poses with Bryan's Book Store owners, Charmaine Bryan (left) and husband Paul (right), along with friend DeMario McDowell at the launch of her first book 'Mirror of the Eyes' at Bryan's in the Springs Plaza, St Andrew, last Wednesday. - Photo by Janet Silvera
(4) Visalus Ambassador G.J. Reynolds and his wife Alita also at the book launch.- Photo by Janet Silvera
(5) Neila Ebanks (left) and Renee Lynch, daughter of Millicent Lynch, at her mom's book launch. - Photo by Janet Silvera
(6) Usain Bolt (right) models a Jamaica Olympic kit with designer Cedella Marley during the kit unveiling in London last Friday. - Contributed