Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

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

On December 11, 2017, the Jamaica Conservation and Development Trust (JCDT) hosted a launch ceremony for the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park (BJCMNP) 25th Anniversary. The launch, which also coincided with International Mountain Day, informed guests about...

Over 2,000 residents in Fellowship, Portland are expected to benefit from the installation of a comprehensive flood early warning system to assist the community in managing potential flood-related disasters. The equipment was received at a handover ceremony on October...

The Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park celebrates the 25th anniversary of its designation under the Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) Act on 26th February 2018. The 41,000-hectare property is Jamaica’s only National Park and its 26,000 hectare,...

Over thirty culinary students from Boy’s Town Skills Training Centre had the benefit of experiencing the tourism product first hand out of classes recently during tours of Sandals Montego Bay recently. Following the tours, most were excited at the...

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...

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...

On Labour Day, May 23, some 50 team members of Sandals Resorts in the Montego Bay region renovated a ramp at the John's All Primary School in rural St.James in keeping with this year's theme ramp it Up! Fix It...

On Saturday, December 16th, The Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts was blessed with the dramatic stylings of Tribe Sankofa and its special guest performers. The event titled Word Soul: The Miss Olive, Oku and Jamaica Land We Love? Edition,...

In keeping with one of its core mandate to preserve the environment, Sandals Montego Bay recently hosted a recycle wear competition which allowed team members to express their commitment to the environment through fashion and creativity. The recycle competition...

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...