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    September 22

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Sybil’s still in school at 90

09 September 2019

A school day finds Sybil Leacock in the classroom doing what she has been doing for the last 72 years – teaching. At age 90, nothing can keep her away from Leacock’s Private School Inc., which she founded in 1946. Read More

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SOCIAL SCENE: Royal Westmoreland celebrates 25th year

08 September 2019

Top real estate agents, Brits who have made Barbados their second home and a host of other guests joined Royal Westmoreland owner John Morphet for cocktails as they celebrated the 25th anniversary of the upscale West Coast development last week. Read More

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Songbird rises above the setbacks

08 September 2019

Sometimes a beautiful smile can hide the most agonising pain, painful bruises and the dreaded feeling of hopelessness. Singer Bianca Yearwood can attest to this. Her singing successes and failures may be publicly known, but her trials and tribulations may not. Read More

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Sherry Ann soaking up the blessings

01 September 2019

Sherry Ann Maughan has a lot of good things in her life right now. There’s her doting husband Christopher, the gospel artiste’s latest single Winner which was released in June, and her precious baby boy Jacob. She is equally stoked about becoming a Barbadian citizen,... Read More

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Trio share medical dreams

26 August 2019

Together they cherished dreams of studying medicine. They also studied together, surrounded themselves with positive people, and fed the dream until it became a reality just over a week ago, when they were accepted into the University of The West Indies (Cave Hill Campus)... Read More

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Cooking keeps Andre driven

25 August 2019

The first meal chef Andre Nurse prepared was a “one, two, three.” But there was absolutely nothing simple about that dish, especially since he was just 16 years old. He recalls the potatoes and lamb were bursting with flavour – a meal that left everyone wowed. Read More

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A lesson learnt through faith

20 August 2019

He was a smuggler, a drunk, a cheater, and was known for beating people. He also treated his wife badly, had scant respect for God, and was only interested in making money. Even with his new-found wealth, mixing with the rich and famous, and possessing all the cars... Read More

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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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