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Bringing the girls together

'Sip n' Chat' event aims to unify women

Instead of pitting women against one another, as is often done by society, a special event this weekend seeks to unify and uplift all women. The ladies of Nassau will be treated to a special girls’ day when Sonovia Burrows hosts her third annual Sip

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Art and sole: 12-year-old girl finds creative way to recycle flip flops

When 10-year-old Naima Nixon picked up a pair of discarded flip flops off the beach in Exuma, she found a way to do more than clean up her surroundings – she found a new and unique canvas to paint her world.“I was walking on the beach about three ye

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Beauty veteran has sweet dreams thanks to new business venture

Nighttime hair care is about to get fabulous if Iyeasha Storr-Williams has anything to say about it. A veteran of the local beauty industry, she is has used her imaginative techniques and hard work to build a reputation for being able to fulfil any c

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Washington-based publisher celebrates the Bahamas

In Washington, DC where, she currently resides, people oftentimes referred to writer Wendy Coakley Thompson as “that girl from Barbuda, Barbados or Jamaica”. It became an almost everyday occurrence for her to correct and educate people on her dual i

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Red Dress Soirée leading lady nominations now open

Nominations for the fourth bi-annual Red Dress Soirée are now open. The Red Dress Soirée honours women leading the way in national development and community building. Submissions are accepted exclusively at www.reddressbahamas.com. The entry deadline

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Pretty Brown Girl Club celebrates fifth anniversary with mother-daughter tea party

Fifty girls and their mothers got all dressed up in their finest sundresses, fascinators and hair bows to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Pretty Brown Girl Club #14 anniversary with a “Mommy and Me” tea party at Café Channing Noelle. The event

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Miss Teen Scholar 2018 vows to tackle body shaming

AFTER weeks of intense training and workshops, 16-year-old Blendicah Cadet came out on top and was named as the new Miss Teen Bahamas Scholar. Blendicah, a student of C V Bethel Secondary High School, competed against 17 young ladies during the pagea

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Sexual violence: Changing attitudes and lives

Why do we teach men that it is their right to beat or sexually assault women and teach women that they should expect to be assaulted and/or beaten?I find this belief in my classes regularly, yet we ignore this reality or blame victims. We understand

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New Miss World Bahamas is a ‘Jack of all trades’

She is an entrepreneur who also models, paints and bakes. And now Brinique Gibson has been given her most important role to date – to represent her country on the world stage as the new Miss World Bahamas.

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YOU GO GIRL: Dorcas Cox soars to academic success, commits to national crime-fighting plan

In July 2014, when Dorcas Cox was accepted to Barry University’s Graduate School of Education, she had no idea that the extremely rigorous journey would end four years later with her being the first in her cohort to graduate.

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Celebrating a living legend: Dr Rita Pratt honoured for research of Bahamas/US Underground Railroad

BAHAMIAN Dr Rita Pratt is being hailed as a living legend for her vast knowledge on the US/Bahamas Underground Railroad.

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High schooler wins contest with call for more inclusion of autistic students

Alexandria Rolle’s call for more inclusion of autistic and other special needs children within the local school system has won her this year’s Autism Awareness Essay Contest.The 11th grade St Augustine’s College student included two major proposals i

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What’s in a dress? Speculation about Meghan Markle’s dress reaches fever pitch

We haven’t even seen it yet, but it will most likely be the dress of the year.

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Girl Guides on track to fulfil decades-long dream of new headquarters

After decades of dreaming and fundraising, the Bahamas Girl Guides Association moves another step closer to building its new headquarters. The Association, under the leadership of architect Alvan Rolle, awarded the contract for the new building to Br

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'Mother Me' event to strengthen bonds between women

After surviving what they describe as years of pain and disgrace, the mother-daughter duo of Vernita Josey and Davonia Williams have come out on the other side stronger than ever. And now, they are sharing what they have learned with others in the h

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