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    November 20

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Social Scene: Doctors and credit union officials mingle

16 September 2018

Some of Barbados’ fine medical brains shared down time with other doctors working in the diaspora and officials of the City of Bridgetown Credit Union when the credit union launched its latest product, the Health Security First Account last week. Read More

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Chef Fazula offers a taste of Thai

10 September 2018

Fazula Alli Weekes has been cooking from the age of 14. Learning at the side of her dad who had a private catering company, she was taught different Caribbean styles of preparing food and how to incorporate spices and different textures. After getting married,... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Youth improve speaking skills

09 September 2018

They mesmerised their mentors with their eloquent presentations and the eight young City of Bridgetown Credit Union interns graduating from a Bridgetown Toastmasters course in speech craft last week, were equally effusive in their expression of appreciation for the... Read More

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Chef Monique making moves

09 September 2018

There’s a saying that goes: “Wherever you go in the world, you’re sure to find a Bajan.” Visit Dantanna’s Restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia. and there is one who is large and in charge. Monique Barrow is the executive chef at the restaurant, which is located in one... Read More

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Michael 'Zeek' Rogers: From trials to triumph

02 September 2018

The road to the top can be tough. And the head of Penthouse 2.0 Events, Michael “Zeek” Rogers knows this all too well. However, the entertainer and radio announcer has been blessed to find a way to rise above losing those closest to him and even a near-death experience.... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Guyanese seniors party

02 September 2018

More than 50 Guyanese seniors were feted at a garden party hosted by Guyana’s Consul General at the Consulate’s Harbour View House headquarters, in Highgate Gardens, recently. The event dubbed Tea Party with Rum Punch, saw several Guyanese and friends of Guyana enjoying... Read More

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4K: A band of brothers

27 August 2018

You knew them as The Energy Band. But allow Dwight Callender, Michael Knight, Pierre Dominique and Corey Wilson to reintroduce themselves. They are now 4K The Band! The quartet are popular names and faces across the entertainment scene in Barbados since 2012. So... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Malones celebrate 25 years

26 August 2018

Twenty-five years ago former CBC-TV news anchor Sandra Walters walked down the aisle with the man considered Tortola’s most eligible bachelor at the time. Meade Malone reflected on how this Bajan girl who stole his heart, had turned out to be the ideal choice of... Read More

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Jasmine Babb: Work hard, play harder

26 August 2018

Every Kadooment Day Jasmine Babb creates a spectacle at the National Stadium as she moves across the stage to the rhythms and tempo of the season’s hottest music, wearing impressive costumes. As Queen of the Band, she commands the attention of both audience and judges,... Read More

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Joaquin militant in his mindset about music

19 August 2018

Joaquin Brewster has no hard feelings about the Crop Over 2018 season. While he didn’t make it to the finals of any competition – it is really about making quality music. Joaquin calls 2016 his “breakout year”, where people started to know who he was and what he... Read More

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A Crop Over proposal to jump for

12 August 2018

Barbados was the perfect place to do it! Newly engaged couple Alex Petalas and Ingrid Robinson have a deep and special love for Barbados. So when Alex was deciding on how to propose to his girlfriend of one year, Barbados was at the top of the list. Read More

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Donella into one more finals

31 July 2018

If you remember her face, then you must remember her name. Donella Weekes will be in yet another Pic-O-De-Crop finals as one of two females this time. She is no stranger to the kaiso scene, as this year she will be celebrating 24 years; but this will make four years... Read More

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The prolific Chrystal Cummins-Beckles

30 July 2018

Chrystal Cummins-Beckles has been called a songwriting machine, a melody machine, and a hit maker. She has got used to the names by now. She is also a prolific semi-finalist and finalist in the premier competition Pic-O-De-Crop, put on by the National Cultural Foundation.... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Crop Over Arts Exhibition

29 July 2018

Young artists rubbed shoulders with the veterans at the official opening of the 2018 Crop Over Arts Exhibition at the Barbados Arts Council’s Gallery at Pelican Village last week. Over 25 artists are participating in the annual exhibition which showcases more than... Read More

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Making Kontact with mas’

29 July 2018

Macara Thornhill loves two things – modelling and mas. The 20-year-old is assistant bandleader for Kontact Grand Kadooment band, learning from the very able Anthony Layne. “I actually didn’t like jumping. But my friends were jumping a year in 2013 in Wednesday... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Argentine Film Festival opens

24 July 2018

Governor General Dame Sandra Mason headed the list of guests attending opening night of the inaugural Argentine Film Festival in Barbados. The event marked the 202nd anniversary of Argentina’s independence and 50 years of diplomatic relations between Argentina and... Read More

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The hit-making style of Shaft

23 July 2018

Jason Bishop went on a sabbatical last year in order to find himself, musically. Known as Shaft Vibes Entertainment, a songwriting hitmaker from Trinidad, he told EASY that the journey was necessary. “I did some courses in music, opening up the brain. I travelled... Read More

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Mikey creating one big feting family

22 July 2018

It doesn’t take much to intimidate Michael Mercer. He is the title-holder of the Strongest Man In Barbados. But last Monday the sight of two flights of stairs shook him. It took me less time to arrange the interview than it took for him to climb the steps. That is... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Venezuela celebrates

17 July 2018

Barbados joined the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the celebration of that country’s 207th anniversary of independence and several of the newly elected parliamentarians were there. Read More

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Shaquille’s success still growing

16 July 2018

Last year Shaquille Layne was holding a girl as Collateral at Bushy Park as one of the Sweet Soca finalists; this year he is issuing an Ultimatum. While he will not be at Bushy Park this year as part of Soca Royale, the singer said he would still be visible and present... Read More

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Fadda Fox on a mission

15 July 2018

Nicholas Sealy is on a mission. And that is to make the name Fadda Fox remain on the lips of people in places like Switzerland, Tanzania and Brazil. The entertainer has been enjoying tremendous success on the music scene, especially during the last five years. ... Read More

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