Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

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

Virtually every aspect of life has been negatively impacted by the coronavirus. Only since 9/11 have we seen such global upheaval. During this time of uncertainty, the natural thing to do is stick your head in the sand, waiting...

Over 30 communities in the Upper Rio Minho Watershed (URMW) area of Clarendon are in the process of receiving 250 rainwater systems to help boost their response to drought and ensure greater water security for the area. The rainwater systems...

Sandals South Coast has always enjoyed a great relationship with local stakeholders, business and community interests and is constantly highlighting the numerous offerings attractive to the local clientele. This was even clearer at an Open House Cocktail event held...

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...

The Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL) on Monday, November 26, 2019, hosted its annual silent protest and concert to end violence against women. The event was in collaboration with its partner AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF). The event which was...

The continuing education programme for adolescent mothers at the Montego Bay branch of the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation has been enhanced with a fully outfitted cosmetology room to support their training. The Centre currently serves 48 ladies seventeen years...

A recent Volunteer Day at the St. Elizabeth Infirmary provided the facility with quite the facelift and left it’s residents properly pampered. The idea for the Volunteer Day was brought forward by the Minister of Local Government and Community...

The disabled population in St. Elizabeth will have increased access to vision and hearing screening among other health services as well as climate change information when the Nathan Ebanks hosts its first Family Expo and Special Needs Resource Fair,...

Some 50 teachers from various institutions across Westmoreland and St. Elizabeth are better able to adequately respond to health emergencies having completed the first in a  series of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & automated external defibrillator (AED) training. The Emergency First...

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...