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    February 17

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Sheena Hinds: Double mastectomy saved my life

15 October 2018

Sheena Hinds was in love with her perfect cosmetically enhanced breasts. But on May 26, 2016 after some prompting from her general physician to have a mammogram done, she was diagnosed with breast cancer, news that rocked her world and threatened her “two girls”. Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Warm welcome for New Zealand High Commissioner

14 October 2018

New Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Barbados Anton Ojala was warmly welcomed by government representatives, fellow diplomats and other prominent society figures at a reception in their honour. Read More

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Nikita: Breast health still taboo

14 October 2018

Cancer is a dreaded word no woman wants to hear. So when Nikita Browne found a lump in her breast, she had a range of emotions. Then the one lump turned into two, then three, then four. Read More

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Tackling breast cancer one cell at a time

08 October 2018

Shawn Hercules is on a mission, but it is not to perform any of the 12 tasks that were assigned to the Greek hero Hercules. His mission involves studying the female breast. Specifically, he is trying to figure out the causes of breast cancer, especially among black... Read More

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Ashlee’s struggle with PCOS

07 October 2018

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a mouthful to say. The condition is commonly knows as PCOS, and 29-year-old Ashlee Hinds is seeking to shed light on it. Ashlee, who has been suffering with PCOS for about five years, said it’s an illness that takes a huge toll on many... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: MESA family luncheon

06 October 2018

Jokes flowed, evoking non-stop laughter to heighten the camaraderie among members of the Men’s Educational Support Association (MESA) during the organisation’s family luncheon last weekend. Read More

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Mia juggling career, school and baby

01 October 2018

Mia Simmons is currently engaging in a balancing act that would scare many. The 24-year-old, who celebrated her birthday yesterday, is a student at the University of the West Indies, manages two businesses and is a new mum to baby Leilani. The self-taught hairdresser... Read More

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Bajan still a “space cowboy”

01 October 2018

It’s fitting that Victor Murray’s party recently – celebrating 50 years at NASA – was held in this part of Space Center Houston, the museum side of Johnson Space Center. The number of space station astronauts he’s kept safe over the years are seemingly countless. Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: A toast to Barbados-China relations

30 September 2018

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and Chinese ambassador Yan Xiusheng toasted the friendship between the two countries at a reception marking the 69th anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China. The gala event at Hilton Barbados showcased the talent... Read More

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Marvellous Meghan: I want the Miss Universe Crown

30 September 2018

Miss Universe Barbados Meghan Theobalds is heading to Thailand on a mission – to bring home that Miss Universe Crown. It’s been just past a week since her coronation and the “queen” is already in training, getting herself in tip-top shape for Thailand. “Training... Read More

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The art of healing

24 September 2018

Art is a form of self-expression. It can be used to tell a story, or convey or evoke a feeling, or a thought. For visual artist Sherridean Skeete, art is as natural as breathing. She believes it is “a living subject”. Read More

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Shekita Walcott: Designing success

23 September 2018

At 27-years-old, Shekita Walcott is discovering who she is and finding her footing in the business world. At present, she’s an assistant project officer with the Barbados Coalition of Service Industries, a job she never imagined she would be doing but loving it. Read More

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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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