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Published:Sunday | June 10, 2012 | 12:00 AM
J. Wray & Nephew has released the Appleton Estate Jamaica Independence Reserve Rum to mark the country's 50th year of Independence. The rum has been aged for 50 years. Here, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller joins Wray & Nephew managing director Paul Henriques for the unveiling, held Thursday night at Jamaica House. - Winston Sill / Freelance Photographer
There's still much to learn about Jamaica's evolving credit-bureau system, which workshops like the one held on Wednesday in Kingston are meant to address. Seen here from left are Radek Bittner of Creditinfo Solutions; Megan Deane, CEO, Creditinfo Jamaica; IMF rep Dr Gene Leon; Robert Cormican, Creditinfo Jamaica; and seminar chair, Milton Samuda. The seminar was hosted by Creditinfo Jamaica Limited at the Knutsford Court Hotel on June 6. - CONTRIBUTED
Chairman of Money Masters Limited, Don Patterson (left, and former prime minister, Edward Seaga, in discussion at Money Masters' insitutional briefing session at the Terra Nova Hotel in Kingston on Tuesday, June 5. - Rudolph Brown/Photographer
Bindley Sangster (left) and Phillippe Dagouassat of Smart Money Magazine are seen here at a cocktail reception-information session on investment co-hosted by Smart Money and Hotel Four Seasons on the hotel grounds on Tuesday, June 5. - Winston Sill / Freelance Photographer
Phillip Armstrong (second left) is a banker in his day job, but he appears to have a fall-back position as stand-up comedian, judging by the reaction of guests at PanCaribbean's latest 'Cocktails and Conversation' event on June 6 at the Spansish Court Hotel. With Armstrong are (from left) Elvis King, Harriat Maragh, and Bianca Nam. - Winston Sill / Freelance Photographer
Makeba Bennett-Easy of Flow and Belinda Williams of NCB were also out at the preview of the One People Documentary on Tuesday, June 5 at the Philip Sherlock Centre. The film chronicles the views of notable Jamaicans and friends on Jamaica at 50 years.
FACE OF THE WEEK: Rev Oswald J. Thorbourne, a founding member of Churches Co-operative Credit Union, as he moved the motion for approval of the merger of Churches and GSB credit unions at the Special General Meeting held June 5 at the Wyndham Hotel. The merger becomes official on August 1, 2012. It will operate as First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union.