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DEAR BELLA: I am an older married woman in love with a younger man

DEAR BELLA: I am an older married woman in love with a younger man

May 24, 2017 | Comments: 24

Dear Bella, I am an older woman who got involved in an outside relationship with a younger man. The problem I am having is that we fell in love and I no longer wish ...

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DEAR BELLA: I’m pregnant and falling in love with another man

DEAR BELLA: I’m pregnant and falling in love with another man

May 17, 2017 | Comments: 30

Dear Bella, I have a problem and I would like your opinion. I am married and on my third pregnancy, however, I am falling in love with a man that is not my husband. ...

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DEAR BELLA: My father suddenly appears and wants a relationship

DEAR BELLA: My father suddenly appears and wants a relationship

May 10, 2017 | Comments: 43

Dear Bella, Now hear that. Every time I read your page, I seeing a set of women having man problem and sex problem and cheating problem and a set of things that ...

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DEAR BELLA: I kissed another girl and I liked it

DEAR BELLA: I kissed another girl and I liked it

May 3, 2017 | Comments: 45

Dear Bella, I have always made the right decisions in my life. I went to school, college, university and then got married. I have a daughter and a great husband. ...

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DEAR BELLA: I have a crush on my Bishop

DEAR BELLA: I have a crush on my Bishop

April 26, 2017 | Comments: 17

Dear Bella, I have a huge crush on my Bishop. I think it’s reaching a point where I think that I am in love with him. He has been through a lot in his life. I ...

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DEAR BELLA: I’m still sleeping with my uncaring ex

DEAR BELLA: I’m still sleeping with my uncaring ex

April 19, 2017 | Comments: 48

Dear Bella, I have this dilemma where I am still having casual sex with my ex. I do not wish to add any new skeletons to my closet but the familiarity is comforting, ...

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DEAR BELLA: My boss is married but I am in love with him

DEAR BELLA: My boss is married but I am in love with him

April 12, 2017 | Comments: 34

Dear Bella, I am in love with my boss. He is close to 60 and I am 40. I know what you’re thinking. That nothing is wrong, right? Well, everything is wrong because ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: L’Express des Isles – 30 Years Together (Part 1)

BUSINESS BYTE: L’Express des Isles – 30 Years Together (Part 1)

April 7, 2017 | Comments: 0

L’Express des Iles, the inter-island fast ferry service connecting Dominica with the French islands of Martinique, Guadeloupe, Marie-Galante and Les Saintes, as ...

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DEAR BELLA: I am taking his wife to court for child support

DEAR BELLA: I am taking his wife to court for child support

April 5, 2017 | Comments: 81

Dear Bella, This is the first time I am writing, please do not show my name. For some years I have been dating this guy who I am madly in love with. I knew he was ...

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DEAR BELLA: My husband might not be the father

DEAR BELLA: My husband might not be the father

March 29, 2017 | Comments: 45

Dear Bella, My husband and I have three beautiful children together. Two are in high school, while the youngest is in primary school. We have a happy home, not ...

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BUSINESS & LIFE: Lessons from the blackbirds

BUSINESS & LIFE: Lessons from the blackbirds

March 29, 2017 | Comments: 3

I was recently In-transit in Barbados and while sitting outside a restaurant, a blackbird kept persistently coming to my table. I placed a piece of chicken for it ...

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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: 61

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: 58

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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