Noelle Nicolls


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Historical moments

WHEN I wrote this meditation it was several days before elections. At that point in time none of us knew just what the outcome would be. These were the sentiments concerning our nation that I expressed, then, and which I still think are worth considering as we approach our Independence celebrations next month:

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Planting Cannas and Callas

When a gardener wants bold colour from a strong source that flowers intermittently throughout the year he could do much worse than employ cannas to fit the bill.

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Mini health fair at Haitian Flag Day

The Ministry of Health and its agencies offered essential health screenings at the Haitian Flag Day event coordinated by the Haitian Embassy, Saturday. The initiative was the ministry's latest in an ongoing attempt to provide health screenings at public events and non-traditional sites.

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When should I bring my pet to see a veterinarian?

I have been practicing in the Bahamas since I graduated in 1983 when I was taken in and trained under the tutelage of Dr. Barry Watson of the Bahamas Humane Society. Even though I worked only on the weekends at the Bahamas Humane Society, I was able to experience and treat more cases than most veterinarians would see in a lifetime.

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Ageing and mouth health

April 7 was World Health Day and it has been celebrated every year since 1948. Every year, as is the custom, the World Health Organisation (WHO) selects a theme to be highlighted. The theme they usually choose reflects a priority area of focus for the WHO. This year the theme was "Ageing and Health: Good health adds life to years".

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Head over heals for painting

Straw craft instructor Emily Munnings is determined to paint just about anything she can get her hands on. The designer of Mavis M. Straw Bags was eager to learn every bit of texture painting techniques sha

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By NOELLE NICOLLS Tribune Features Editor WHEN it comes to illegal immigration Branville McCartney, member of parliament for Bamboo Town, time and time again, proves himself to be a master at pandering, but last week he added a

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February in the garden

February in the garden By Gardener Jack The month of February in the garden is one of the most rewarding. The garden is almost like a car that has gone through the gears and is now cruising at highway speed, needing only a little tweak here and there.


KEVIN Ryan, president of the Anglican Church Men, recently visited Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands to install a new ACM branch on the island. At the Anglican Church of St Monica in Providenciales, he attended a special mass on Sunday, Oct


By Rev. Angela Palacious IN the book of Revelation, there are seven warnings given to the seven churches concerning their need for improvement. If we look at each one for ourselves, we may find that the warnings are very helpful during our advent self-

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