FIRM HANDSHAKE: Prime Minister Bruce Golding (right) is greeted by President of Guardian Life Limited, Eric Hosin, at the Insurance Company’s 11th annual awards ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on Thursday, March 3. The PM lauded Guardian Life for its work and said they have responded well despite the many setbacks, including the financial crisis.
AGENT 008: PM Bruce Golding (left) presents the Guardian Life top female agent award to Fay Hutchinson at the Insurance Company’s 11th annual awards ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on Thursday. At the awards, the PM noted that his government has to continue to provide policy leadership, which requires a new, creative and aggressive approach by the custodians of the huge pool of savings, among which Guardian Life is principally numbered.
KIDDIES' CORNER: Students of the Rose Hill Primary School in Manchester relax with PM Bruce Golding following their performance of a cultural item on energy conservation at a ceremony to mark the expanded generating capacity of the Wigton Windfarm on Wednesday. PM Golding delivered the main address at the event, noting that Jamaica now provided just over seven per cent of its energy by renewable resources. He also said that the country aimed to generate 20 per cent of its energy needs by 2030.
OFFICIAL OPENING: Chairman of Wigton Windfarm, Wayne Vaz (right), assists PM Bruce Golding at the March 2 ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the new resource building that will be available for talks to school children and lectures to university students on topics about renewable energy. The wind farm recently increased its generating capacity to 38.7 mega watts with financing from the PetroCaribe fund of Venezuela.