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Memories of mom (and Justin Timberlake)

ONE YOUNG woman’s desire to bring awareness to cervical cancer has resulted in a movement inspired by family members and friends.It was watching her very own mother battle and eventually losing her fight with cervical cancer last year at the age of 5

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Opportunity knocks for Gio in Vancouver

Even being selected as a finalist in the international Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series has opened up a myriad of opportunities for Vancouver-based Bahamian artist Gio Swaby, who needs the votes of supporters to advance in the competition.In the middle

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In Honour Of National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Nurse Carlotta Klass was honoured for being a pioneer in breastfeeding advocacy at a special awards luncheon this weekend as National Breastfeeding week 2018 wrapped up.Mrs. Klass is now retired from nursing but remains as the chaplain at Princess Ma

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If at first you don't succeed . . .

WHO WOULD have thought, her very first clothing design turned out to be an epic failure.For Myrlande Julien, it took years to learn a craft taught by her former tailor father, her fascination with fashion growing with every piece created.“After reali

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Inner wheel gears up for a night of fun

AN evening of fun, entertainment, shopping and pampering all the while raising funds for breast cancer is what organisers of the Pretty in Pink Party are offering attendees.October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Inner Wheel Club of East Nas

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'Who's the boss?'

Two events to help women on their way to the top

What does it really take to be a successful businesswoman? And how do you tackle the ‘good ole boys club’ on your path to success? These are questions that will be answered honestly and unapologetically by 17 women at a special conference later this

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Learn to belly dance, celebrate African womanhood

For those who may nurture a secret desire to study the art of belly dance, you no longer have to travel across oceans to learn it; you can do it right here at home.The new Belly Dance Bahamas company is teaching locals how to elegantly shimmy and jig

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Students grill Social Services Minister ahead of UN meeting on women's rights

When Minister of Social Services and Community Development Frankie Campbell heads to Geneva, Switzerland, this month with a delegation, he will be addressing a special UN Committee designed to ensure that countries are up to standard with their treat

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Pioneering natural hair brand comes to the Bahamas

Carol’s Daughter, one of the first beauty brands to focus on natural hair products, has two reasons to celebrate this year: the company turns 25 and it’s just had its official launch here in the Bahamas.The brand was founded by Lisa Price in 1993, wh

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Survivors fighting on

Photo campaign shows life after breast cancer

Each day this month, one unique woman will be celebrated for her strength and her courage in the face of breast cancer. This celebration takes on the form of a photo campaign by local photographer Daythan Newton called “Turn Up the Pink”.The 31 women

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Crowned with confidence

SHE may not have been crowned the queen of this year’s Miss Bahamas Universe pageant, but Shauntae Miller left the competition as the first runner-up and more confidence that she has ever had.

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Ashley helps girls in need to ‘GLOW’

Charitable work has always been immensely important to 22-year-old University of the Bahamas student Ashley Moree, who firmly believes that you don’t have to be wealthy to help others.

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Are you ready to work on your dream?

What is it that you always wanted to do but could never find the time to pursue? This seems like a common thread in conversations today; people lamenting over what they want to do but not getting around to doing it. Years pass but the stories remain the same. You say you always wanted to make handbags, study law, bake cakes, fly a plane, but you can’t seem to find the time or the drive.

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Celebrating 10 years of 'Beauty Beyond Feelings'

THERE is no stopping Bahamian entrepreneur Raquel Pinder as she continues to be a voice for women year after year through her organisation Beauty Beyond Feelings.Celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, Raquel and her team recently held a succes

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Danielle Grant casts off injury to become Miss Bahamas Universe

Animal lover nearly lost crown due to misdiagnosis

Had she taken the advice of her doctor, Danielle Grant might have never heard her name being called as the winner of this year’s Miss Bahamas Universe last Sunday.The 23-year-old beauty queen faced numerous obstacles throughout her pageant journey, i