Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

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

Sandals Negril Beach Resort and Spa has once again cemented its place as a world-leading green hotel, by retaining its Double Platinum and  EarthCheck™  Master Status Certifications. Being Master Certified is EarthCheck’s™   highest accolade awarded to organisations demonstrating more than...

Sankofa Arts & Facilitation, in partnership with the Department of Literatures in English, UWI will present Tribe Sankofa in three performances entitled WORD-SOUL – THE SUMMER EDITION at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, UWI on July 27 – 29.  TRIBE...

Veteran Jamaican Broadcaster, Patrick Lafayette, was on Saturday night recognized for his contribution to and preservation of Jamaican culture and music by the True Tribute Organisation at the Jamaica Performing Arts Centre in New York. “This is my first award...

On September 29th, Sandals Resorts in the Montego Bay region (Sandals Royal Caribbean, Sandals Montego Bay, and Sandals Inn) official launched the Start Up X Business Venture programme which is aimed at fostering wealth and job creation as well...

The definition of a business no longer revolves around just making money but what you also do with that profit, what you do to make the economy better and those around you. This was the major takeaway from the...

Recently, the Sandals Foundation partnered with the Jamaica Library Service (St. James) to host the National Reading Competition regional finals at the St. James Parish Library where over 20 participants between the ages of six and 25 vied for...

Keeping children focused both inside and outside the classroom is a talent that often eludes even the most seasoned educators and parents. To avoid these children continuing to slip through the proverbial cracks, the Sandals Foundation has engaged noted...

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...

“At last, with an official boundary and no threat of mining, the Cockpit Country has a chance of joining the Blue and John Crow Mountains as another mixed World Heritage Site” remarked Dr. Susan Otuokon, Executive Director of the...

With Black History Month now in full swing, local dancehall artist and entertainer Grace Hamilton- more popularly known as Spice, visited the University of Technology campus earlier this week to kick start the “Black Hypocrisy Movement” forum.

TALKS WITH TESS

As you read from the title, this will be a two-part series. I mean, how can we shatter stereotypes of fat Caribbean women in...