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SOCIAL SCENE: New media team for US Embassy

23 September 2018

The US Embassy recently introduced its new media team in the Public Affairs section to members of the Barbados media at a reception at Radisson Aquatica Resort. Read More

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Alex Jordan: TV spot a dream come true

17 September 2018

Alex Jordan has always had her sights set on the big world and doing big things. We knew her as the voice that woke us up on Slam FM on weekday mornings with her partner Salt during the “Alex Jordan Morning Show”. But since her sign off from the station in 2014,... Read More

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Leigh Rivera makes your wedding dreams a reality

16 September 2018

Leigh Rivera has always loved to create. In fact, for as long as she could remember, she was passionate about ‘fancy things’ and all things wedding related. So it’s no surprise that the 29-year-old has now turned her passion into profit. Originally from Trinidad... Read More

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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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Drawing in love

03 September 2018

Heshimu Akin-Yemi is on a mission to revolutionise the way art is viewed in Barbados. For him, art is more than a creative expression. It is a thought evoking piece of work with a visual prowess to bring people closer together in a positive way. That is why he plans... 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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SOCIAL SCENE: Play captivates audience

19 August 2018

Lovers of theatre were treated to a gripping performance of Zakiya Iman Markland’s play La Négrophilie at the Frank Collymore Hall last week. Markland, a Jamaica-born actress collaborated with Argentine director and choreographer Tatiana Pandiani in her one-woman... 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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Rihanna flies in for friend’s big day

19 August 2018

Dr Sonita Alexander was the picture perfect bride as she arrived at Halton Great House in St Philip yesterday for her garden wedding in a sleek red 1960 MG Coupe driven by her father Tony Alexander. The bride was greeted by her excited bridal party that included... Read More

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Small scores big again

13 August 2018

Small in stature but not in mindset. For the second straight year, bandleader Kevin Small of Fifth Element won the now coveted Robert Weekes Award – Best Festival Designer. This means the band amassed the most points during Junior Kadooment in association with Consolidated... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Another year for Revive

12 August 2018

It was revival time for Crop Over revellers who flocked to the upscale Cin Cin restaurant on the West Coast last Tuesday for one of the new parties on the post-Crop Over Calendar, aptly named Revive. Just a day after Grand Kadooment, New York-based organiser Jene... 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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