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Something Extra - Friday

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2015 | 12:00 AM
Happy 29th birthday to sprint World Champion Usain Bolt. Here he is caught with a smile while speaking to reporters at the NUO Hotel in Beijing ahead of today’s start of competition at the Bird’s Nest.
EduFocal founder and CEO Gordon Swaby (left) and Raphael Dixon raise a toast at the Entrepreneur Mixer held at Red Stripe, 214 Spanish Town Road on Tuesday, August 18. At the mixer, a mentorship programme linking the Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship and graduates was officially launched.
Kerrie Richards, entrepreneurship development manager at the Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship gives her approval to Red Stripe's Project Entrepreneur students who will be mentored by Branson Centre graduates.
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (left) is escorted by Kenny Benjamin as she arrived in the Chinese Gardens.
Andre Hylton (left) and Opposition Leader Andrew Holness having a laugh during the official handover ceremony of the Chinese Gardens at Hope Royal Botanic Gardens on Wednesday.
Gleaner Online Brand Manager Terri-Karelle Reid (standing) visited the Miss Universe Jamaica (MUJ) contenstants on Tuesday at Eden Gardens Resort and Spa to announce The Gleaner's online public vote platform will fast track one lucky girl to the top 12. Vote for your favourite MUJ contestant at Voting closes on Friday, August 28.
United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Luis G. Moreno (centre) pauses for a photo following his presentation to staff of The Source Savanna-la-Mar and students of the annual summer camp.


It's the 29th birthday of world record holder Usain Bolt and SOMETHING EXTRA is sending celebratory love to the superstar in Beijing. Back on the Rock, The Gleaner's online public vote platform will fast-track one lucky girl to the Miss Universe Jamaica top 12 this year. Here is your daily dose.