Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

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

When you think of the acronym TLC the first thing that comes to mind is Tender Loving Care right? So what would you think about Mental TLC? If you thought ‘giving your mental health some tender loving care’ you...

The Adaptation Programme and Financing Mechanism (AP&FM) of the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) was awarded third place for exceptional execution – excellent project planning and delivery in the Inter-American Development Bank’s Project Execution Challenge.  Project Manager, Dr. Winsome...

Jamaica AIDS Support Life (JASL) will now be offering pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an additional preventative option for people at substantial risk of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The organisation has officially launched its PreP programme via a...

Corona mash up yuh life, nuh true? It mess up some a di likkle plans dem you did already set out fi di year and maybe you’ve thought once or twice “wah mi fi do?”, am I right? …...

In a further step to enhance its already industry-leading COVID-19 prevention and response protocols, and in particular to safeguard the health and safety of its employees, Sandals Resorts International is moving to install walk-through sanitization machines at all its...

The Corona Virus came to Jamaica in March of 2020. No one could have predicted it would be here for so long and no one could have imagined the impact it would have on us as Jamaicans. Aside from...

Sankofa Arts & Facilitation, in partnership with Kingston Creative will present Tribe Sankofa in a 3-performance virtual season entitled WORD-SOUL – THE ‘COVID19 NAAH FLOP WI SHOW’ EDITION online on August 28th, 29th, and 30th. TRIBE SANKOFA is a performing arts collective, under the...

“Mental health is really what Motivate JA is built on,'' says founder Kyesha Randall. The former Miss St. James Festival Queen launched the Motivate Jamaica project as a parish initiative, with hopes of boosting youth development across Jamaica. “I...

In a noble attempt to help nonprofit and goodwill organisations gain more media exposure, Live Well Jamaica now offers training and mentorship workshops in media and marketing techniques. Since its inception in 2017, Live Well Jamaica has dedicated its blog...

3rd July 2020 will be the 5th anniversary of the inscription of the Blue and John Crow Mountains as a World Heritage Site. It is currently one of only 39 World Heritage Sites inscribed for both natural and cultural...

TALKS WITH TESS

If you’re fat (yes I said fat; you will be seeing this word a lot in my posts and I will tell you later...