Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

Updates on positive developments, events and activities in the island.

In the world of business, competition among brands benefits the customers and at Sandals Negril, competition among departments benefits the team members. The resort wrapped up its interdepartmental quiz recently and the combined team of landscaping and security (Landsec)...

Over one thousand residents in St. James and Trelawny have benefitted from free eye services offered by the United States non-profit organization Great Shape! Inc. The 45-volunteer optical professionals form part of an iCare Mission which partners with the Sandals...

Ahead of the January 1, 2020 ban on Styrofoam, the Sandals Foundation has assisted six primary schools in Westmoreland to replace their polystyrene foam lunch boxes and single-use plastic cups with reusable lunch containers. Students and teachers at the Ferris...

Close to 400 children at Culloden Early Childhood Institution and Kings Primary in Westmoreland have started the new school year with a generous donation of reading books, educational games and learning manipulatives for their school library. The donation was...

When Thomas and Nancy McGann visited Sandals Negril in 1994 on their honeymoon, they were expecting a luxury-included, romantic getaway with a generous serving of sun, sand, and sea. They got that, but with only two days left in...

Close to two hundred educators across Hanover, Westmoreland and St. Elizabeth have learnt new techniques to boost literacy rates and motivate their students. The capacity-building workshop, titled Teach the Teachers focused on language arts, behavioral management, and computer skills training....

"This year we hosted our event in Westmoreland and partnered with the visionary youth club. We were able to provide over 500 packages and provide medical checks for the kids among scholarships and grants for back to school. We...

Over 300 farmers from nine communities in Clarendon have increased their awareness of climate change and its effects on agriculture. Many are now diversifying their crop production to ensure greater responsiveness to climate impacts and disaster risk. This is due...

TALKS WITH TESS

Last week, some of my FCW bad gyals and I did a great job at Shattering the Stereotypes of the Fat Caribbean Woman  in terms...