6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 19, 2016


  1. Good As GOLD – Two Down, One To Go. There, will never be another like him, and as the Jamaican sprinter closed another chapter of a book coated in gold, he became the first in what, for him, was also a last…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Ministry Reviewing Murder Plot Probe Of Official. Jamaica’s National security ministry is conducting a review of all its records related to a police investigation that targeted a local official. The review, which was…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Centralised Sewage On Agenda For Oct Regulators’ Confab. Jamaica and other Caribbean countries have not been doing a good job at establishing centralised water sewage systems to reflect suitable environmental standards, says…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Bolt: Remember Me As The Greatest. It is done! Usain Bolt will never run another individual race at the Olympic Games, and he went out in style last night inside a packed Olympic Stadium, becoming the…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. P.A. Benjamin Rolling Out Half-Billion Expansion Plan. P.A. Benjamin Manufacturing Company is pouring around half-billion dollars into the expansion of its complex in downtown Kingston where it has operated for 136 years. The company needs to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Quickies. FiWi Jamaica, a project of the University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica, introduced its Masters-in-Residence Global Competitiveness Training Programme on August 10 to a…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com