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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Will COMFORT Keep Dominicans Healthy? 

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Will COMFORT Keep Dominicans Healthy? 

August 9, 2015 | Comments: 23

He got there at 4:00 am – First in line. My patient Fitzroy said he was one of the first to have surgery: excision of a large growing flesh on the neck. This ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: The Pearl of St. Lucia

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: The Pearl of St. Lucia

August 3, 2015 | Comments: 8

She is head of state. Her life of public service commands respect and serves as an unquestioned unifying force. Ushered into the opulent stateroom, I expressed ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Littlest Cadet

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Littlest Cadet

July 21, 2015 | Comments: 7

Ludovic may be the littlest cadet loving it in St. Lucia. But don’t worry about the others troubling him – his daddy is Camp Commander. In fact, Capt. ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Castries Cadet Camp Bulletin #1

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Castries Cadet Camp Bulletin #1

July 19, 2015 | Comments: 14

She’s full of faith, she’s firm, she’s fast – just how fast, we’ll see in a minute. Portsmouth Midshipman Felicia Phyllis Williams ...

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BUSINESS & LIFE: Positive Thinking Today…A Brighter Destiny Tomorrow

BUSINESS & LIFE: Positive Thinking Today…A Brighter Destiny Tomorrow

July 14, 2015 | Comments: 3

I delivered the Feature Address at the Convent Prep’s 2015 Graduation of the Grade 6 students, one day after the results of the G-Sat Exams on July 1 on the above ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Torn Earlobes Tears To…

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Torn Earlobes Tears To…

July 5, 2015 | Comments: 12

 …shouts of “What boy! I didn’t know it was easy like that!” They are the happiest patients. Period. And for good reason; before that, they had resigned ...

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BUSINESS & LIFE: Happy Father’s Day

BUSINESS & LIFE: Happy Father’s Day

June 23, 2015 | Comments: 2

I took my first sabbatical from my Column, “Business and Life,” the weekend of Father’s Day 2014, when try as I did to pen an article, nothing was happening ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Is A New Body I Want

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Is A New Body I Want

June 21, 2015 | Comments: 6

“…or at least Doc, just suck out all that fat from my belly. How come you guys cannot do that?!” If I had penny for each time somebody told me that (you know ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  – Savaging Salisbury

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  – Savaging Salisbury

June 14, 2015 | Comments: 46

A road-building caterpillar finally made it to a longsuffering village. But instead of use as hoped for, it was laden with a heavily armoured riot squad programmed ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  A Stunning Turn-around

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  A Stunning Turn-around

June 7, 2015 | Comments: 12

Among the vendors’ booths at the end of a magnificently hosted Australia vs. West Indies event, I ran into a retired police friend whom I hadn’t seen in years. ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Dishonour-itis

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Dishonour-itis

May 31, 2015 | Comments: 9

Dominicans have this thing about Chanderpaul. And why not? His five test innings at Windsor Park was a run-fest of two centuries and three top scores against India, ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Killer Roads?

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Killer Roads?

May 3, 2015 | Comments: 48

Or is it dangerous drivers? Seven major traffic accidents – three separate road fatalities – in less than a week? Frightening! Many point fingers at the ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  BRAVO COCOA! Super Love Food

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – BRAVO COCOA! Super Love Food

April 26, 2015 | Comments: 7

Chocolatiers Crisoire and Eric Reid felt right at home among their new family on Dominica. These two remarkable folks are at the top of their game.  They were ...

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HEALTH TALK: Home remedies that really work for your child

HEALTH TALK: Home remedies that really work for your child

March 13, 2015 | Comments: 8

The truth is that I’m not really big on home remedies. I was trained to prescribe drugs, in whatever form. But you know what? I’m open minded. So my philosophy ...

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TRAVEL: Welcoming Caribbean Wedding and Honeymoon Destinations

TRAVEL: Welcoming Caribbean Wedding and Honeymoon Destinations

March 7, 2015 | Comments: 4

Yes, the title is correct, and that is exactly what I mean. There are some Caribbean countries that are more welcoming than others.  In the next few minutes you ...

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GOING TO COLLEGE: The Midwestern State University Experience

GOING TO COLLEGE: The Midwestern State University Experience

March 1, 2015 | Comments: 1

Below is a message from one of my friends who recently graduated from Midwestern State University in Wichita Texas. His college experience was different from mine ...

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BUSINESS & LIFE: In Pursuit of Excellence – Dice Again or Not Again

BUSINESS & LIFE: In Pursuit of Excellence – Dice Again or Not Again

February 23, 2015 | Comments: 11

Congratulations to King Karessah, Queen Odessa, Miss DSC Mas Jamboree Karla, Mothers Queen Frances, Teenage Pageant Lecretia, Prince (Junior Monarch) Irish Kid, ...

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JUST DENNIS: Papa Bon Dieu What did Carlisle Do So?

JUST DENNIS: Papa Bon Dieu What did Carlisle Do So?

February 20, 2015 | Comments: 39

  A calypsonian asked that I write a song for his second appearance should he go past the selection process in the calypso competitions and I started to pen ...

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JUST DENNIS: Politics Feeds Calypso

JUST DENNIS: Politics Feeds Calypso

February 12, 2015 | Comments: 26

There are things that defy change in Waitukubuli like changing the government which with a bloated voters list  seems just a dream, changing the Speaker of the ...

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GOING TO COLLEGE: Finding the right college in the US

GOING TO COLLEGE: Finding the right college in the US

February 7, 2015 | Comments: 4

Many students are interested in attending colleges in the states but many do not know where to start their search. Below I have listed some schools that have a ...

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TRAVEL: Valentine’s Day Escapes 2015

TRAVEL: Valentine’s Day Escapes 2015

February 7, 2015 | Comments: 3

It’s too late to plan a local romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day if you live in Trinidad & Tobago or Dominica. This year, Valentine’s Day ...

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JUST DENNIS: From There Everything else is possible

JUST DENNIS: From There Everything else is possible

February 4, 2015 | Comments: 16

Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) became one of the most famous intellectuals of his time, lecturing to thousands on a range of causes. He had the enormous gift of ...

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