Simpson Miller, Bolt on Time’s 100 most influential

Simpson Miller, Bolt on Time’s 100 most influential

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

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THE editors of Time Magazine have chosen Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt, as nominees for its 2012 Time 100 Poll. Persons are being encouraged to cast their votes for the most influential people in the world.

Voters can cast their votes now for the list of leaders, artists, innovators, icons and heroes included as part of the magazine’s nomination process to rank the most influential people in the world.

Official voting ends on Friday, April 6, and the poll winner will be included in the TIME 100 issue. The complete TIME 100 list will be chosen by the publication’s editors and revealed on on Tuesday, April 17.

“We’re honored that Jamaica’s highest office and one of the country’s beloved athletes are ranked on Time’s 2012 Poll list,” said John Lynch, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism.

“We congratulate our Prime Minister for her leadership and applaud Bolt as he serves as a wonderful ambassador for his country,” he said.

To vote for the Hon. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Usain Bolt, visit,29569,2107952,00.html, scroll down and click on their respective names to vote on their pages.

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