6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 15, 2016


  1. The Greatest – Bolt Sprints To Historic Third Olympic 100m Title. Everything stood still. even the lottery draw in Jamaica was delayed, but Usain Bolt hit the jackpot last night, continuing his…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Half-Way Tree Electrified As Jamaica Celebrates Bolt’s Third 100m Olympic Gold. As with his previous performances in the Beijing and London Olympics, the collective expectations of the entire country were pinned on Usain Bolt as he sought to cement his legacy in the…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Citi Gets Global Finance Award. In the first round of the World’s Best Digital Corporate/Institutional Banks in Latin American 2016 competition, the prestigious Global Finance Magazine has named…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. ‘Triple-Triple Definitely On’ – Bolt States Intention To Repeat Golden Olympic Treble. After winning a third straight Olympic 100m gold medal at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro last night, sprint king Usain says he isn’t done ticking the boxes on his Rio 2016 checklist just yet…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. SFP: My Greatest Medal – When Losing And Not Winning Are Not The Same. Sometimes, not finishing first and losing are two very different things. For instance, Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce lost her Olympic 100m title on Saturday night; she…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Food, Music And Love – Bartlett Identifies Three Words Most Associated With Jamaica. Speaking at last Tuesday’s launch of the first annual One World Ska & Rocksteady Music Festival, Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett asked the audience to guess the words most associated with Jamaica…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com