Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

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

With every passing year, the detrimental effects of plastic waste on our environment become even more glaring. With roughly 300 million tons of plastic being produced globally each year, the Sandals Foundation has intensified its efforts to reduce plastic...

 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...

The Central Region will launch the 2018 Jamaica Culinary Arts Competition’s Regional Culinary Champs at the Kendall Camp Ground in Mandeville, Manchester on Friday, April 20. The regional champs, which is free and open to the public, will see...

If someone asks you what you’d want as a birthday present, what would your answer be? Perhaps you’d ask for the latest gadget. But that is not the case for 12-year-old, Simon Fazio. In fact, it has long been...

The Sandals Foundation is broadening its commitment to local communities, this time extending a hand to craftsmen and women to support more local production and build sustainable businesses. Working in partnership with Sandals Resorts International (SRI) resort shops, the Sandals...

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, has become the most recent recipient of the coveted Actor Boy Awards (ABA) Honouree Award. Each year, the prestigious Jamaican theatre based...

Team members of Sandals Resorts in the Montego Bay region showed that they are multi-talented, delivering thrilling performances which sparked delight and excitement at the recent Prestige Awards at Sandals Montego Bay and Sandals Royal Caribbean. Prestige Awards are held...

National Finals begin in Traditional Folk Forms, Drama, Speech, Music and Dance  The highly anticipated National Finals of the National Festival of the Performing Arts will take centre-stage at the Little Theatre in Kingston come Monday, April 9. Organised by...

Team Members at Sandals South Coast are still on a high following the resort’s Annual Prestige Awards themed Rising Stars…Inspired to Win, which saw the presentation of nineteen awards. The top Awardees of the night were; ClubSandals Concierge, Laura Smith,...

The Jamaica Culinary Arts Competition is calling all foodies, budding chefs and “star chefs” from across the island to compete in the 2018 staging of the competition. Interested persons can compete in categories including Hot off the Grill, Special...

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...