"For the Prime Minister to decide to bestow certain things on me, it must be for a good reason," was Usain Bolt’s reaction yesterday to being bestowed Jamaica’s fourth highest honour – the Order of Jamaica (OJ).
Prime Minister Bruce Golding on Tuesday announced that the world’s fastest man will also be named Ambassador-at-Large and have the Highway 2000 express roadway renamed in the athlete’s honour.
But following Golding’s pronouncement, some experts felt the OJ and ambassadorial position had come too early in Bolt’s career and could be too much of a burden for the 23-year-old to carry.
"For me it’s no problem. I’m very honoured and I really appreciate it. I don’t know why some people see it as a big problem, but for me, no problem," said Bolt….Read More