Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

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

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...

Yes, you read right! On February 15th, the USAID-funded, Fi Wi Jamaica project honoured 48 graduates from its first Masters-in-Residence cohort during an action-packed and entertaining, ceremony at the Spanish Court Hotel’s Valencia Suite. You could hear, see, feel and...

Sandals Foundation volunteers send a message of ‘keeping communities and coastlines clean’ while themselves cleaning up sections of the Font Hill Coastline for International Coastal Cleanup day on Saturday. Together the group removed over 230lbs of debris from the...

In less than a week, philanthropist, Sandals team member and Sandals Foundation Ambassador, Johuan Shaw worked alongside his colleagues in raising over JA$200,000.00 which will go towards building education and preparing students across the island for the new school...

About 33 communities in the Upper Rio Minho Watershed area of Clarendon- including the Bullhead community - are slated for interventions that will help them better adapt to climate change. The interventions include the installation of check dams, 250 communal...

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...

 Jamaica’s National Spatial Plan on Tuesday, (April 19, 2018) received a boost with the announcement of seven technical papers to be prepared to inform the further development of the Plan as well as prepare the country to adapt to climate...

“Keithus I” has released his third reggae album with Jahdynasty Production and is ready to give the industry another taste of sweet authentic reggae music. This current album has 13 tracks which include his current single “Ethiopia”. “The People’s Cry”...

On Monday, April 23, students of the Corinaldi Primary School were gifted over 450 reusable plastic water bottles as a way to encourage them to reduce the use of disposable plastic bottles. The initiative was done in keeping with...

As climate change impacts intensify in the Caribbean, the region is scaling up responses by improving the availability of climate information, products and services and expanding climate networks. Meteorological officers from Meteorological Service, Jamaica are set to benefit from...

TALKS WITH TESS

I think it is time we remove the labels placed on beauty.  Jamaican women are beautiful because of our differences. The Caribbean has always been...