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DEAR BELLA: I married someone I don’t love

DEAR BELLA: I married someone I don’t love

March 22, 2017 | Comments: 58

Dear Bella, I am in trouble. I married someone I don’t love. At least not in a romantic way. The thing is I was raised poor and I didn’t have much to go around. ...

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DEAR BELLA: I am secretly in love with someone else’s husband

DEAR BELLA: I am secretly in love with someone else’s husband

March 15, 2017 | Comments: 57

Dear Bella, I am in love with someone else’s husband. I know it’s not the right thing to do. He doesn’t know that I feel this way about him. He treats me with ...

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BUSINESS & LIFE: Be bold for change

BUSINESS & LIFE: Be bold for change

March 15, 2017 | Comments: 2

The theme for the International Women’s Day 2017 was “Be Bold for Change.” International Women’s Day is a reminder of the fight for gender equity; the end to ...

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DEAR BELLA: I am 50 and want a child

DEAR BELLA: I am 50 and want a child

March 8, 2017 | Comments: 42

Dear Bella, I want to have a child. I am 50. I have always been scared of having children because of selfish reasons like they would invade my space and deprive me ...

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DEAR BELLA: I am falling in love but not single

DEAR BELLA: I am falling in love but not single

February 15, 2017 | Comments: 13

Dear Bella, I have always dated guys that are younger than me or the exact same age. Like many of the women out there I have gotten hurt by a man. I said to ...

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DEAR BELLA: My boyfriend is a dedicated Christian but I have a side chick

DEAR BELLA: My boyfriend is a dedicated Christian but I have a side chick

February 8, 2017 | Comments: 31

Dear Bella, I’m 21 and plain blank confused. My love life is different and I mean DIFFERENT…so I’m in (or may not be as he can’t be with ...

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DFP statement on scandal surround granting of diplomatic passports

DFP statement on scandal surround granting of diplomatic passports

February 6, 2017 | Comments: 20

Fellow Dominicans, our country has been engulfed in a sea of controversy surrounding the granting of our diplomatic passports. In recent weeks, such controversy has ...

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DEAR BELLA: My ex-boyfriend will not leave me alone

DEAR BELLA: My ex-boyfriend will not leave me alone

February 1, 2017 | Comments: 27

I am currently tangled up in a love affair which I have no desire to be in because my ex-boyfriend refuses to get out of my life. This may sound typical but I am of ...

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DEAR BELLA: My husband called me another woman’s name while we were being intimate

DEAR BELLA: My husband called me another woman’s name while we were being intimate

January 25, 2017 | Comments: 52

My husband and I were being intimate and he called me someone else’s name. He called me Nadia. My name is very far from it. I don’t know what to make of this. I ...

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BUSINESS & LIFE: Stepping into the New Year with faith and confidence

BUSINESS & LIFE: Stepping into the New Year with faith and confidence

January 24, 2017 | Comments: 0

We are still at the beginning of the New Year, though the first month is quickly coming to an end! For the last nine years, I have used the last programme of my ...

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DEAR BELLA: I feel uncomfortable marrying my sister’s ex

DEAR BELLA: I feel uncomfortable marrying my sister’s ex

January 18, 2017 | Comments: 39

Dear Bella I am marrying my sister’s first boyfriend. I knew he was her first love. She was fifteen and they had one of these little boyfriend/girlfriend ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – New Peeps, New Rule

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – New Peeps, New Rule

January 16, 2017 | Comments: 16

For young adults today, Dominica’s political destiny seems totally locked the deadly embrace of Skerrit & Linton. Those blessed with a few more years know ...

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BUSINESS & LIFE: Return to Civility

BUSINESS & LIFE: Return to Civility

January 12, 2017 | Comments: 8

Happy, Healthy, Blessed, Bountiful, Peaceful and Prosperous 2017!! A New Year for many is a time of reflection, hope and joy; yet for others a New Year brings ...

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DEAR BELLA: Am I a fool in love?

DEAR BELLA: Am I a fool in love?

January 11, 2017 | Comments: 43

Dear Bella, I am 39 years old and I am presently in a relationship with this young woman who is 26. We have been together for about one and a half years, and for ...

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DEAR BELLA: Need advice to get over a break up

DEAR BELLA: Need advice to get over a break up

January 4, 2017 | Comments: 17

Dear Bella, I need serious help. I broke up with the father of my 2-year-old daughter because I found two ladies in his room and when I asked him about it, he told ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Come, They Told Me…

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Come, They Told Me…

December 31, 2016 | Comments: 13

Did you give one of the greatest gifts of all? The poor Little Drummer Boy confessed to the Magi,‘I have no gift to bring,’ Check out the lyrics again. He ...

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DEAR BELLA: My pastor is calling me late at night

DEAR BELLA: My pastor is calling me late at night

December 28, 2016 | Comments: 54

Dear Bella, I am having a slight difficulty here and I hope I am not overreacting over this whole thing. I recently broke up with my boyfriend after I got to know ...

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DEAR BELLA: My girlfriend gave me back my engagement ring

DEAR BELLA: My girlfriend gave me back my engagement ring

December 21, 2016 | Comments: 21

Dear Bella, I need some advice. I am 22 years old and my 25-year-old girlfriend, which I have been with for like seven months, wants to get married. She recently ...

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DEAR BELLA: I do not want to be hurt anymore

DEAR BELLA: I do not want to be hurt anymore

December 14, 2016 | Comments: 17

I am in a situation where I’m with a guy that says he loves me but he still talks to his ex. He told me that he does not want to get back with her but he still ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Know Anyone Afraid to Fly?

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Know Anyone Afraid to Fly?

December 11, 2016 | Comments: 5

Don’t count on Brazilians naming their sons Miguel for a while, at least not in Chapeco. Miguel Quiroga was captain of the ill-fated plane carrying the Chapecoense ...

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DEAR BELLA: Prominent married woman in love with my husband

DEAR BELLA: Prominent married woman in love with my husband

December 7, 2016 | Comments: 49

Dear Bella, I have a problem with a prominent married Dominican woman, who is involved with my husband. I want her to leave my husband and stop sending him love ...

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DEAR BELLA: Loving man living with ex

DEAR BELLA: Loving man living with ex

November 30, 2016 | Comments: 33

Dear Bella, I am in love with this guy for almost two years now. At first I didn’t want to be in a relationship because I am afraid of getting hurt. I love him and ...

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