FOREIGN EXCHANGE: March 22, St. Andrew. During a courtesy call at Jamaica House, PM Portia Simpson-Miller presented a literary piece of Jamaica to Gao Hucheng, China’s Vice Minister of Commerce. The Prime Minister later informed Hucheng that the country is interested in advancing and exploring investment opportunities with China, noting that she was pleased with the projects China was already undertaking to assist in Jamaica's development.
CHEQUING IN: March 19, Kingston. Local entity Supreme Ventures Limited has come on board as a sponsor of the Miss Jamaica World 2012 pageant. Here, SVL's Carlene Edwards presents a sponsorship cheque to pageant co-ordinator Regina Beavers (centre) while reigning Miss Jamaica Danielle Crosskill and UTech's Tracey Hamilton look on. This year's batch of MJW finalists will be selected on May 26.
SIGN ME UP: March 24, St. Ann. Reigning world champion Yohan Blake autographs one of his special 'YB Afraid' shirts for Alex Morrissey on a visit to the Joseph's department store in Ocho Rios. Blake was recently in the garden parish to promote his non-profit foundation and meet-and-greet his fans.
TECHNO CLUB: March 27, Kingston. Wolmer's athletes Kristopher Bryan (left) and Leighton Blackstock and mascot Champsy watch as LIME's sponsorship manager, Stephen Miller, demonstrate how to use the new Champs Blackberry application, just launched by the telecomms company. Via the application, LIME's Blackberry smartphone users will be able to access the schedule, results and updates during ISSA Boys & Girls Champs 2012, scheduled for March 28-31 at the National Stadium.