Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

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

Over one thousand residents in St. James and Trelawny have benefitted from free eye services offered by the United States non-profit organization Great Shape! Inc. The 45-volunteer optical professionals form part of an iCare Mission which partners with the Sandals...

The dream of cleaner streets is that much closer to reality for the communities of Whitehouse and Bluefields on Jamaica’s picturesque South Coast. This, through a United Nations grant that will allow the Sandals Foundation to move ahead with...

 The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, says creative practitioners such as musicians, dancers, visual artists, filmmakers, among others, must prepare themselves for retirement and death. The Minister’s comments were made at a seminar on...

JCDC 55 Gospel Finalists Chosen The top ten finalists for the 2018 staging of the Jamaica Gospel Song Competition were chosen from the semi-final round of the competition, held on Ash Wednesday, February 14. The finalists, who will compete to...

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...

International Epilepsy Awareness Day (usually celebrated on the 2nd Monday in February), will be celebrated 9 February this year, by the Jamaican Epilepsy Association (JEA) on a renewed mission to educate the public and spread awareness about the highly...

When Romaine Meggo, a front desk agent at Grand Pineapple Negril visited Sandals Negril in 2015, he had no idea that it would soon become his full-time stomping ground. He also didn’t envision being named the Diamond Team Member...

Falmouth’s noted Georgian architecture and rich historical heritage will take centre stage on October 18, with the inaugural staging of the Falmouth Heritage Exposition, in Water Square in the parish capital.  The heritage expo aims to boost civic pride in Falmouth by...

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017 the Fi Wi Jamaica Project celebrated its two-year anniversary with an event dubbed “Draw Lang Bench” at the Knutsford Court Hotel. Launched in 2015, the Project aims to protect and promote the human rights...

Taste buds at Sandals South Coast were set on fire on Emancipation Day, as department teams plated over 21 decadent Jamaican delicacies in the resort’s Emancipendence Cook-Off. The Emancipendence Cook-Off, which has quickly become an annual highlight for the Luxury...

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...