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A slice of luxury and heritage to take home

Catherine Gagnon is on a mission to beautify homes of Bahamians with luxurious locally made décor pieces.

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Rape is violence, do not be mistaken!

Art instillation explores devastation caused by forced sexual encounters

The lingering impact of violence is long and cross-generational.

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Full ‘STEAM’ ahead for women in the Bahamas

‘Equality’ event promotes female engineers, scientists, mathematicians

Tomorrow’s instalment of Women’s Wednesday at the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas will place special focus on women excelling in areas of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM).

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CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure tops $500,000 in fundraising for regional cancer causes

Bridgetown, Barbados – CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure, the region’s largest cancer fundraiser, has again topped the half a million dollar mark in fundraising for cancer causes across the English and Dutch-speaking Caribbean.

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OFF THE SPECTRUM: Special needs vs disability

Happy New Year! I hope this year brings more peace, prosperity and awareness for you all.

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Art therapy for mental health recovery

Bahamian public encouraged to support Sandilands programme

Clients at the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre (SRC) will enjoy the benefits of art therapy as Bahamian multidisciplinary artist Kelley Knowles–Charlow is partnering with the Sandilands Occupational Therapy Department to host the first annual art competition for patients and residents of the institution.

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Bahamian women, get financially fit for 2019!

She is on a journey to becoming financially fit this year, and the ‘242 Financialista’ wants to take as many Bahamian women as possible along with her on the journey.

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Pinder’s Brokerage to run Komen race in company matriarch’s honour

It’s been just a little over two months since Helen Pinder, the matriarch of Pinder’s Customs Brokerage Ltd, lost her battle with breast cancer. Now, more than half of the staff at her company, along with their family members, will take part in a local cancer run this month in her memory – continuing a tradition she started five years ago.

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Rebounding from frenemies

When you are going through a distressing situation in your marriage it’s quite easy to confide in those closest to you. Sometimes it’s a friend, a co-worker or family member; but is that a wise thing do to? Have you considered the character of the person you are confiding in? After all, just because they are a close relation, for example, doesn’t mean they have your best interests at heart.

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The ‘Balloon Princess’ rises to the occasion, donates to breast cancer support group

Karis Knowles, the 11-year-old “Balloon Princess”, has fulfilled yet another one of her promises by donating to the fight against breast cancer in the Bahamas.

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Baker ‘prayed like a sinner in church’ to launch her cake business

For Katisha Corneille it is an euphoric experience to see simple ingredients like flour, sugar, butter and eggs come together to create delicious masterpieces.

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Ten-year-old McKayla organises walk-a-thon for diabetes patients

After seeing her grandmother struggle to monitor her glucose levels, 10-year-old McKayla Knowles was inspired to raise funds to help people living with diabetes.

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Creating in paradise: Travel enthusiast urges writers to share their inner voices

ONE of the first things on the agenda for Terrenique Bastian when 2019 rolls in is to help aspiring authors get their creative juices flowing so they can finally publish books they have not been able to finish or even start to write.

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Getting ‘Tingsy’ with it: Young entrepreneur finds success with gift box venture

ALL over the world, there has been a rise of millennial entrepreneurship as young men and women are starting more companies and holding managerial positions.

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Bahamians ‘walk in the shoes’ of domestic violence victims to gain new perspective

Sixteen days of activism to “Say No to Violence Against Women and Girls” wrapped up worldwide this Monday with the commemoration of International Human Rights Day.