Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

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

The internationally implemented Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR), a funding window of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) for climate adaptation and resilience building, has recently activated a website – www.ppcrja.org.jm - which highlights the work of its five projects active...

Falmouth’s noted Georgian architecture and rich historical heritage will take centre stage on October 18, with the inaugural staging of the Falmouth Heritage Exposition, in Water Square in the parish capital.  The heritage expo aims to boost civic pride in Falmouth by...

- Monday, October 16, 2017, will be celebrated as National Heroes Day, and for the second year, Fi Wi Jamaica Project has declared that day as #BIGUPJAMAICA Day. The initiative, being spearheaded by the projects’ Communications Consultant Fabian Thomas, aims...

Fabian Thomas is many things; he is a poet, founder, and artistic director of the artistic collective Tribe Sankofa; an Adjunct Lecturer in the Institute of Caribbean Studies at the University of the West Indies (Mona); and most recently...

Reggae Peace Ambassador D-Medz will lead Clarendonians in a walk for peace dubbed the Nuh Falla Bad Company Peace March on Monday, October 16, National Heroe’s Day in the Clarendon capital, May Pen. The Nuh Falla Bad Company Peace March...

Complete regional integration remains elusive. Since the collapse of the short-lived West Indies Federation in 1962, there have been several attempts to unify the Caribbean. In sports, it’s the West Indies cricket team, which for many years has been...

From October 2 through 6, Residents from Westmoreland and St. Elizabeth will have access to free eye care at the Great Shape! Inc. iCare Clinic. The clinic, to be held at the Cambridge United Church in Brompton, St. Elizabeth from...

When Sandals Negril guests Hector and Pamela Cooley signed up for one of the Sandals Foundation’s Reading Road Trips three years ago, they had no idea that going into schools and interacting with the children would be the start...

Sandals Foundation volunteers joined several other environmentally focused organizations to cleanup Coastlines across the Caribbean on International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day 2017. Within the Whitehouse region, volunteers from Sandals South Coast and community members converged at the populated Whitehouse Fishing...

On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, the United States’ Multiregional International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) will commence with participants from 23 countries across the world. Fabian Thomas, Adjunct Lecturer in the Institute of Caribbean Studies at the University of the...

TALKS WITH TESS

Ever since Jamaica was introduced to cable television and I had an opportunity to see entertainment from the Western culture, I became a fan. ...