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    September 25

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Vision for music and mas

08 July 2018

South Central is celebrating 11 years this month and chairman Richard Haynes Jr saysit is has not been aneasy feat. “We now know what we are doing. We have gone through all the learning paces. We have three entities under the South Central umbrella which are South... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Callender launches first book

03 July 2018

Pat Callender read riveting excerpts from his first book at its launch at the National Union of Public Workers’ headquarters last week, and Governor General Dame Sandra Mason headed the list of the invited guests. Read More

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Rhea not contented to stay in her own Layne

02 July 2018

Rhea Layne is blazing her own trail. During the day she is in the courtroom. At night her wardrobe is a lot less staid as the 24-year-old singer/songwriter is in the studio belting out some new music. First it was the release of the single Speakah produced by Adaeze,... Read More

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Woman power

01 July 2018

If you are someone who not will bring positive energy all day long into the space where Faith Hoyte is right now, then you are not welcomed. The 34-year-old singer says 2018 is the rebirth of Imani: more focused, more confident, more passionate . . . more hungry.... Read More

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The Straughns are holding strong

26 June 2018

When Ryan Straughn was growing up, he never really had “a relationship of substance” with his father. Raised with his grandmother in Grazettes, he remembers catching a bus on Thursday evenings after school to head to his paternal grandmother’s house in Rock Dundo, St... Read More

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Oxleys serving up family first

25 June 2018

It’s safe to say that when it comes to volleyball in Barbados, the Oxley family runs things. Back in the day, the names of brothers Patrick and Elwyn Oxley were synonymous with the sport. Elwyn was an outstanding national player for 24 years and Patrick an excellent... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: US marks Flag Day

24 June 2018

United States Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela celebrated the US National Day with a wide cross-section of guests invited to the big June 14 party in the grounds of the Embassy. Known as Flag Day, it commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States... Read More

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Kyle bowled over by fatherhood

24 June 2018

Professional cricketer Kyle Corbin keeps counting his blessings every day. One of those is being blessed with a son who is the carbon copy of him. Not only that they share a birthday – May 15. Totally unexpected but an absolute joy. Read More

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Bunji and Syri hit right chords

19 June 2018

Ian Anthony Alvarez knew he wanted to be a dad. But he had to get his affairs in order. First item on the agenda was to get married to girlfriend Fay Ann Lyons. “It [getting pregnant] wasn’t planned with a target date per se but we planned in terms of making sure... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Business breakfast meet

18 June 2018

The mood was upbeat with smiles all around after the business sector concluded its annual post-Budget breakfast meeting at Hilton Barbados, on Tuesday. The assembly of businessmen and women is traditionally a very serious forum as the budgetary proposals are dissected... Read More

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Family first for O’Brian

18 June 2018

Family is everything for O’Brian St Elmo Worrell. His wife, Navisha, and two sons, Saurav, 13, and Javed, 10, are his entire life. They literally do everything together, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. “I’m very big on family, I believe in family. You should... Read More

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Rasheed: All I do is for my family

17 June 2018

Rasheed Belgrave can be described as a risk taker . . . who is also an attorney, an avid footballer and a father of two boys – Aeron, 5; and Liam, 17 months. His most recent risk was branching off into business by himself, after only being called to the Bar two... Read More

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Double the trouble, double the blessings

17 June 2018

Jason Simmons has double the trouble. Wearing the hats of CEO of Simmz Exclusive and the bandleader for new band Khepri Culture, he’s also known for throwing some great parties on the Crop Over scene. But he has added a new role to his daily tasks – that of being a... Read More

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‘It does take a village to raise a child’

22 May 2018

During the summer of 2017, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus student Merissa Earle was full of excitement. She was enjoying life and preparing for her final year of studies for her Bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance. The finish line was in sight... Read More

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Strong family bonds

21 May 2018

Chad Joshua Demario Monerville seems reserved, but don’t be fooled. Chad is his mother’s child. While not as demonstrative as his mother Sue Monerville, when the conversation gets going, Chad gets really involved. He is articulate, engaging, knowledgeable and, most... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Coffee break with Scotia

20 May 2018

Finance and figures were set aside temporarily for coffee and light chat when the staff of Scotiabank took a coffee break during the first of a series of free personal financial seminars recently. Debt management, credit and budgeting were some of the main topics... Read More

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Bonds that tie

20 May 2018

Rose Hategekimana and Mutamuliza Cutting think they have the ideal mother-daughter relationship. Forty-two-year-old Rose and 20-year-old Mutamuliza share a bond which is admired by many. It is on rare occasions that you see one without the other. Read More

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Chefs hungry for success

15 May 2018

Practice makes perfect. With six more weeks to go before the annual Taste Of The Caribbean in Miami, Florida, the reigning Caribbean Team Of the Year, Barbados, have made the kitchens at Divi Southwinds their battleground three days a week. To get feed back on their... Read More

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Hazel King: Nurturer by nature

14 May 2018

Hazel King’s love for children has no bounds. From her Pine Plantation Road home, she runs an after-school programme, called The Good News Club, which comprises over 20 children. There, she teaches them memory verses, tells them Bible stories and teaches them art and... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Lesley’s legacy lives on

13 May 2018

The late Lesley Barrow was a keen artist and lover of art who displayed an interest in the development of young entrepreneur artists and gave them encouragement. Following her untimely death in 2008, Lesley’s friends acted to keep her memory alive by setting up the... Read More

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‘Being a mother my biggest blessing’

13 May 2018

Natasha Lesprance loves her nieces and nephews. In fact, she is thought of as the super cool aunt by her nephews who she spoils. But Natasha, while the doting aunt, wanted children of her own – twins in fact. But miscarriage after miscarriage robbed her of that chance,... Read More

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