Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

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

Sandals Resorts in the Montego Bay region recently welcomed almost 100 students from the Mount Alvernia High, Montego Bay High and Anchovy High schools in support of its ongoing Tourism in Schools programme- one of its community outreach initiatives...

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...

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 Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, has said that events such as Gosplash “reinforce the contribution of the cultural and creative sectors to the economy.” According to the Minister several stakeholders, including owners and operators, suppliers of goods...

Resort staff from Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Negril paid a lunchtime visit to the Hanover Infirmary recently, treating some 70 residents and staff members to a relaxing afternoon. The close to 20 volunteers served and assisted in feeding to...

Over 40 members of staff from Sandals Montego Bay has so far been picked to participate in a 12-week intensive Leadership Training Programme aimed at shaping potential managers into well-rounded professionals. The training and development department has been urged...

Jamaica’s US$10 million climate change adaptation project was one of three country projects (Rwanda and South Africa) highlighted at a contributor event put on by the Adaptation Fund at the UN Climate Talks in Poland on Wednesday.

Jamaican based development communications entity, CHANGE Communications Limited, was recently selected by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research to present at its Impacts World Conference in Germany. CHANGE Communications Limited which was represented by Managing Director, Indi Mclymont-Lafayette and...

The internationally implemented Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR), a funding window of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) for climate adaptation and resilience building, has recently activated a website – www.ppcrja.org.jm - which highlights the work of its five projects active...

TALKS WITH TESS

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