6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 18, 2016



  1. Elaine Again! Elaine Thompson did it again! The Olympic 100m champion returned to the scene of Saturday’s triumph to become the seventh woman to win an Olympic sprint double…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Cash Plus Scam? The State agency handling the liquidation of Cash Plus is warning members of the public about a scam that seeks to take advantage of vulnerable investors who lost…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Negril To Get Climate Risk Atlas By Year End. NEGRIL IS to have at least one benefit from the Jamaica Adaptation Fund (AF) project: a climate risk atlas, scheduled for delivery by yearend and developed to inform…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. World Record Chase – Bolt Fired Up For Fast Win In 200m Final. Usain Bolt is just over 80 strides away from taking another step into history and he has promised that it won’t last too long this time. Bolt eased to 19.78 seconds in his…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Fed Minutes: Conditions Could ‘Soon Warrant’ A Rate Hike. United States Federal Reserve officials believed last month that near-term risks to the United States (US) economy had subsided and that an interest rate increase could…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Training For Entertainment Journalists Goes Two Ways. Since I have been covering entertainment – overwhelmingly Jamaican popular music – one of the most memorable things I have heard someone say about this remarkable creation of something from…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com