LEADING LADIES: Aug. 31, Trinidad. Jamaica's Portia Simpson-Miller (greeting her Trini counterpart Kamla Persad-Bissessar) recently visited the Twin-Island Republic to participate in a number of celebratory activities, including the Independence Day Military Parade, the President's Toast to the Nation on the 50th Anniversary of Independence, a private luncheon hosted by Persad-Bissessar, a national awards ceremony, a cultural show, as well as the Prime Minister's Golden Jubilee Gala. (Photo: Jamaica 50).
TICKET TO RIDE: Aug. 30, Switzerland. The World's Fastest Man gets the superstar treatment, alongside his bovine pal, at last week's Zurich Diamond League meet in Europe. Racing in the 200M (and leading home a 1-2-3-4 Jamaican finish), Bolt set a new meeting record of 19.66 secs. Up next is the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme meet in Brussels on Sep. 7. According to the event website, all 47,000 tickets have been sold out since mid-August. (Photo: Reuters).