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Walkes’ breakout year

19 August 2019

As an entertainer, all it takes is one song and one opportunity to have the best year of your life. For 27-year-old Jamar Walkes, this was the year. But instead of one song, he had four. Read More

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April set on giving back

19 August 2019

April Forde at 24 has a bachelor’s degree, two master’s degrees and is a member of the British Psychological Society. For someone who does not like school, this is no mean feat. When she looks back at her original plan to become a professional hair braider rather than... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Japanese get familiar with Barbados

18 August 2019

Japanese Ambassador Teruhiko Shinada and his wife Dragana Mitrovic-Shinada shared Bajan-style hospitality with 16 citizens from Japan’s Nanyo City when they paid a familiarisation visit to Barbados. Read More

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Nathalie wins with tea

18 August 2019

When Nathalie Nicole Smith graduated from Howard University, she knew that struggling through life with mountainous student loans totalling US $150 000, was not what she wanted for herself. Read More

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Troublesome ways lead Dean to coaching, Christ

12 August 2019

From his secondary school days he was considered a troublemaker even though, by all reports, he was a top performer at primary school. In fact, Dean Squires, Barbados’ sole known full-time basketball sports evangelist, volunteer basketball coach and mentor, is quick... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Kenyans welcomed

11 August 2019

The social scene at Government House last Wednesday reflected the beauty of African style and the strong connection between Barbados and the “Mother Country” as Governor General Dame Sandra Mason hosted Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta and his wife Margaret Kenyatta and... Read More

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Lyrics for girls

11 August 2019

Reco “Mole” Cumberbatch had females old and young from near and far singing “well, well, well, well” for the duration of the just concluded Crop Over season. Whenever that infectious beat started and the “short man with locks” touched the stage to perform his popular... Read More

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Sonjina a guiding light for youth

05 August 2019

At just 26 years old, Sonjina Kirton wears quite a few hats – figuratively speaking, of course. She has been a teacher at the Ursuline Convent School for the past five years and is a trained singer and worship leader at Calvary Moravian Church. Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Ten years for calypso in the Port

04 August 2019

Shed 3 at the Bridgetown Port was recently rocking with the sweet sound of calypso, and the fans were out in their numbers enjoying it. Read More

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RPB reaching for the world

04 August 2019

He’s been on the Crop Over scene for four decades and is the island’s winningnest entertainer, having won the Pic-O-De-Crop title ten times. He has also bagged two Sweet Soca titles. Read More

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Vijay’s drive to reach NASA heights

30 July 2019

Vijay Persaud’s journey had many ups and downs, but each step helped to propel him to the heights of NASA. As he shared his story with EASY, his voice broke with emotion as he recalled the struggle of his walk, especially his mother Basmat Persaud’s strength, determination... Read More

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Israel home to Goldie

29 July 2019

Her love affair with Israel started over 30 years ago when she visited Tel Aviv for the first time. This love affair saw her making a firm and conscious decision to make Israel, and more specifically Jerusalem, her home. Well, it depends on how you look at things.... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Dr Donna launches skincare line

28 July 2019

Beautiful skin was the subject of the evening when family practitioner Dr Donna Matthew launched the Zo Skin Health line in Barbados. Read More

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Modelling with a purpose

28 July 2019

If there was ever a thing as “living your dream life”, Barbadian model Kari Miller believes that she’s well on her way to living hers. Since leaving Barbados at 22 in pursuit of a modelling career, the now 27-year-old beauty has been making tremendous strides in her... Read More

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For love of teaching and dance

23 July 2019

When Pearl-Ann Bartlett was a little girl, she would put her dollies and teddy bears in a row to sit down. She would then arm herself with a chalkboard and go through the motions of teaching them. Read More

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Boogsie the musical genius

22 July 2019

He is called the Mozart of the steel pan, a legend, and a genius. And while all those things are true, the composer, arranger and teacher doesn’t brag. He is humble and acknowledges that his talent was a gift from God. At heart, Len Boogsie Sharpe is a Caribbean man.... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: BDF lauds officers

21 July 2019

The atmosphere at the Barbados Defence Force’s (BDF) Garrison, St Michael headquarters was light and convivial last week, with military rigidity giving way to laughter and celebration. Read More

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Feteing is their thing

21 July 2019

O’Brian and Navisha Worrell are feting partners and they plan to continue until they’re old and grey. The couple, married for 16 years, are often the life of many a party during the Crop Over season. They have been feting together since they became friends back in... Read More

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Woodwork triggers Cy’s love for art

16 July 2019

Cy Hutchinson is not an accidental artist. He didn’t just stumble into creating all the work he does. It may sound like a cliché, but he is following his passion to create and enjoying it immensely. Read More

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Teaching children about God’s glory

15 July 2019

For the past 11 years she has been a child advocate, providing assistance to children and families in The Pine and Wildey, St Michael areas. In addition to looking after their spiritual needs, she provides them with school supplies, uniforms and financial assistance,... Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: An Argentine celebration

14 July 2019

A packed Walcott Warner Theatre at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI) celebrated Argentina’s Independence Day anniversary with Argentine Ambassador Gustavo Martinez Pandiani on Tuesday night. Read More

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