Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

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

Ahead of the start of the new academic year, Home and Family Life Education (HFLE) teachers from at least five Caribbean countries met to discuss how parents can play an active role in the instruction of the Sexuality Education and...

The Deaf Empowerment Abroad Foundation has been playing a tremendous role in offering support and resources for deaf youths in Jamaica, addressing educational barriers and language access over the years and one of the initiatives which make all this...

The We Inspire Agency, led by C. E.O, Cortia Bingham kicked started the #WeInspireGirlsToBeStrongWomen school tour in St. James on Tuesday, March 7.  With a group of dedicated sponsors which included The Jamaica Observer, Lasco Lasoy, i-Cool, Foska Oats, ARRC Media, Iprint, BluePrint, Elle...

Jayvia Clarke is the 2018 Mini Miss Roots Fm Pageant Talent Queen. The 10 years old who represented the Rosetown community was crowned by her sister, who is the past queen, at the Olympia Crown hotel on Saturday, October...

On Monday, April 23, students of the Corinaldi Primary School were gifted over 450 reusable plastic water bottles as a way to encourage them to reduce the use of disposable plastic bottles. The initiative was done in keeping with...

Fabian Thomas is many things; he is a poet, founder, and artistic director of the artistic collective Tribe Sankofa; an Adjunct Lecturer in the Institute of Caribbean Studies at the University of the West Indies (Mona); and most recently...

Thirty-two community-based organisations serving rural communities in Jamaica last week participated in an assessment exercise to help them to enhance their skills and build capacity so as to better serve residents.  The exercise was carried out by the Community Disaster Risk...
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The UWI Panoridim Steel Orchestra Presents another epic and stunning performance of Steel-pan Music that will feature an important part of its historical and artistic heritage over the years as a society of University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. Slated for March 23-...

I had the honoured pleasure of attending Panfest 2017 at the Phillip Sherlock centre for the performing arts on the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus on Friday, March 24 and it was a pleasure indeed to...