6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 16, 2016


  1. ‘This One’s For Dad’. She did it again! Shericka Jackson produced a well-timed run to finish third in the women’s 400m final inside the Olympic Stadium to lift Jamaica’s Rio 2016 medal tally to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2.  ‘Butch’ Hendrickson Is PSOJ’s 2016 Hall Of Fame Inductee. Gary ‘Butch’ Hendrickson, CEO of Continental Baking Company Limited (National), is the Private Sector Hall of Fame inductee for 2016…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Knight-Wisdom Takes Plunge For Spot In Final. He had no idea how many points he had tallied or what position he was in, but as Yona Knight-Wisdom stepped on the board ahead of his last…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Only Medals Count – Bolt. Usain Bolt has run the last Olympic 100m race of his life, and while it won’t be filed among his most electrifying, as he put it, it’s the gold medal that counts. Bolt closed the book on his Olympic 100m career with a…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. China To Propose Global Growth Initiative. China will propose a joint initiative to revive weak global growth at next month’s meeting of leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) major economies amid rising protectionist sentiment in the…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Beenie Man Set For High Vibes Roots And Reggae Festival. The High Vibes Roots and Reggae Festival is thrilled to announce that the Grammy Award-winning ‘King of Dancehall’, Beenie Man, will be hitting the stage at the Aqueduct in Montego Bay…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com