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    March 19

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Veronica’s fighting spirit

21 January 2019

Veronica Jones has always been a fighter. Though she never wore boxing gloves or trained in a ring, her life has been like an intense combat sports match. But no matter the obstacle, she always finds a way to roll with the punches. Read More

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Centenarian: Drop the guns

21 January 2019

BARBADOS’ NEWEST centenarian, Tabitha Maynard, is pleading with the youth to put down the guns. Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Stars shine at film festival

20 January 2019

The red carpet glowed with the glitz and glamour of patrons strutting their stuff on opening night of the third edition of the Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) last weekend. Read More

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New York State Bar Association honors Barbadian-born justice

20 January 2019

NEW YORK– The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) has honoured Barbadian-born Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix with its 2019 Diversity Trailblazer Award. Read More

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Checkmate!

20 January 2019

Who would have thought the game of chess could bring two hearts together? And if you were to ask Martyn and Julissa, the first husband and wife combination to hold national titles, they’d simply use the chess term – checkmate. Read More

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106 and up for Edith Wilkinson

18 January 2019

At 106, Edith Wilkinson is happy to be alive. Despite being a double amputee, the mother of nine was still upbeat as she celebrated another milestone surrounded by members of her family at her Coconut Grove St Joseph home. Read More

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He has a heart for heritage

15 January 2019

There is something about a mill wall or a slave hut standing statuesque in the countryside that causes Miguel Pena to slow his car and stare appreciatively at the symmetrical lines. For, Pena has a love for history – be it for that mill wall standing sentinel-like... Read More

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Six Bajans to dance with Brooklynettes

14 January 2019

SIX BARBADIAN WOMEN faced their fears, overcame self-doubt and danced their way into the hearts of an international group. Read More

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A labour of love

14 January 2019

The refurbishment of Clifton Hall Great House was a labour of love. It was also a great learning curve but it taught him, said Massimo Franchi, that Barbadians were great workers. Read More

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Musical journey of high note

13 January 2019

Norma Bowen’s voice has soothed the heart of many of an institutionalised person in Barbados and the Caribbean and, at 70, one of the island’s best known sopranos continues to give of herself through music. Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Ross University reception

13 January 2019

Ross University School of Medicine is finally here and the people who made it possible celebrated at a grand opening ceremony and cocktail reception at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre last weekend. Read More

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His Saul purpose

13 January 2019

Raphael Saul is walking in his purpose. At a time when many people prefer to exist on “a superficial plane”, his refreshing honesty, his energy, and his conviction regardless of whether he is singing or speaking, tells you he knows who he is and what he is capable of.... Read More

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For the love of landscaping

07 January 2019

What started out as a way to make extra income turned into a flourishing business for Wayne Maloney. Wayne, the owner of WM Landscaping and Maintenance Inc., landed his first job when he was 18 years old at Rayside Construction Ltd and every weekend he earned more... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Sunbury re-opens

06 January 2019

Tourism officials and some of the people who worked to restore Sunbury Plantation House to its former glory as a national treasure, were present for the ribbon-cutting ceremony and cocktail reception marking the re-opening recently. Read More

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Shawn Franklin: Service above self

06 January 2019

When Shawn Franklin got the chance to join the Rotary Club of Barbados seven years ago, he took it. It’s a “balancing act” being dad to Kenya and Summer, husband to Cheryl, working at his job as a valuation surveyor, being president of the club from July till present,... Read More

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Russell Banfield: A Bajan in Argentina

31 December 2018

There is a saying you can find a Bajan anywhere in the world, and it was no different when EASY happened upon 29-year-old Russell Banfield in Buenos Aires, Argentina recently. Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Christmas Morning in the Park

30 December 2018

Some familiar faces were missing from this year’s Christmas Morning in the Park but many of the other regulars who turned out remarked on the “fantastic concert” by the Royal Barbados Police Force band. Read More

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Gail’s love for animals

30 December 2018

Gail Hunte has always had a love for animals. When she moved to Barbados in 2009, she came with a mission to protect all kinds of animals and to raise awareness about best practices for them. Read More

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Tonisha’s sweet success

24 December 2018

Tonisha Alleyne has a passion for baking. And, around this time of year, she gets to show off just how much she can do and how versatile she is in the kitchen with all her baking delights. Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Consuls celebrate

23 December 2018

Honorary Consuls representing a host of countries in Barbados got together for their annual Christmas reception last week, welcoming new faces in the group and acknowledging another year of meaningful contributions on behalf of the countries they represent. Read More

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Ackeem living his dream

23 December 2018

Ackeem Francis is living his best life. He’s a creative in every sense of the word and he is definitely thriving at it. Since starting at MAC Cosmetics at the age of 16, Ackeem has grown by leaps and bounds and is now regarded by some as one of Barbados’ best make-up... Read More

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