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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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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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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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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: What I Love About Fidel

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: What I Love About Fidel

November 27, 2016 | Comments: 26

He was once someone’s bouncing little baby boy. But who knew he would make such a difference in this world? This was his marquee moment – returning to Cuba to ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Frightful Flu

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Frightful Flu

November 20, 2016 | Comments: 14

I had scarcely opened that morning when a high-profile professional burst into my office. “Sam, I feel like .…!” Caught of guard, I responded in kind, “And ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Saint Jean must go, Laplainers demand

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Saint Jean must go, Laplainers demand

October 24, 2016 | Comments: 34

  The people of Laplaine are as mad as hell – and they’re not going to take it any more! The alleged detention and beating of 3 men by Education Minister ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Don’t Need My Husband

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Don’t Need My Husband

August 8, 2016 | Comments: 5

I put a stop to that right that right away! No boy! I was not going to tolerate that kind of talk in my office. Listen for yourself how this all went ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Emancipate Your Mind

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Emancipate Your Mind

August 1, 2016 | Comments: 26

“Doc, sorry I didn’t take the medicine you prescribed,” admitted my patient, this prominent professional. “I’m taking my little bush, you know…” ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Will Grenada Save Dominica This Time?

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Will Grenada Save Dominica This Time?

July 3, 2016 | Comments: 25

It was shocking! It was gripping! This unassuming Grenadian-born teacher stole the show at the Dominica Boosters sponsored panel discussion at Goodwill Parish Hall ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Boosters Discuss Dominica’s Future This Tuesday

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Boosters Discuss Dominica’s Future This Tuesday

June 27, 2016 | Comments: 9

It’s not going to be a loud Red, Blue or Green thing – so wear white tops.The landmark panel discussion at 7 pm this Tuesday at the Goodwill Parish Hall will ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Nurturing My Sixth Sense

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Nurturing My Sixth Sense

June 5, 2016 | Comments: 10

  I always knew there was something to that! How many of us have said, “This guy gave me bad vibes.” Or, “My spirit doesn’t take that person.” When we ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: True Motherhood

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: True Motherhood

May 8, 2016 | Comments: 3

Biological mothers have a natural bond which sadly some manage to break. At the end of the day, motherhood in its purest essence, elicits the heartfelt response, ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Hitting a hundred in Paix Bouche

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Hitting a hundred in Paix Bouche

May 2, 2016 | Comments: 20

She reminded me so much of when Brathwaite blasted six, six,six, SIX – to win it for the WestIndies! (And btw, do you remember where you were when that ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Bread n’ Fish

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Bread n’ Fish

April 10, 2016 | Comments: 6

“Give a man a fish you feed him for a day…” Gave it to His disciples and said, “Take this, all of you, and…” Most of us know the words that come next ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Sweating Like a Pig

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Sweating Like a Pig

April 3, 2016 | Comments: 5

 British cricket fans will be doing a whole lot of sweating this weekend – or maybe West Indian. Hmmm… But let’s just make one thing clear. Have you ever ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: The Cat with One Eye

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: The Cat with One Eye

March 26, 2016 | Comments: 10

(Viewer discretion is advised). It always lay in the driveway to welcome her, that stray, outside cat, better known as Puss. It would dutifully move out of the way ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Rape Kits Now!

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Rape Kits Now!

March 20, 2016 | Comments: 26

Dominica’s current monster scandal brings to mind what happened in the United States some years ago. Bill Clinton had sternly wagged a palefinger at the cameras. ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Creating a more caring culture

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Creating a more caring culture

March 6, 2016 | Comments: 7

Graphic videos rocked the nation this week. In its wake: murderous threats and dancing on the graves of promising careers that vanished like a vapour. The ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Dominica: Healthiest Place to Live  

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Dominica: Healthiest Place to Live  

February 28, 2016 | Comments: 16

My patient said so. Is he some kind of nutrition expert? Not by a long stretch. It’s all homegrown wisdom. Yet, what he says meshes amazingly with Nobel Prize ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Rampant Brutality on Police in Dominica

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Rampant Brutality on Police in Dominica

February 20, 2016 | Comments: 45

The media houses reported it accurately, but the details are even more chilling. Plain-clothes Constable Wilburton Jules was perched on the safety of his band’s ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: What Do You Really Want, Dominica?!

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: What Do You Really Want, Dominica?!

February 7, 2016 | Comments: 10

“AGNES!!!” I heartily greeted my favourite bread vendor. “Yes Dr. Christian!” She chimed back merrily. Agnes reflexively recited my usual order while ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – British Dominicans Build on Their Roots    

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – British Dominicans Build on Their Roots    

January 31, 2016 | Comments: 9

Mayor of a borough o London? Mamai! Look at the size of Pearson Shillingford’s mace! And his wife, Dr. Anna Shillingford – what’s her role? Like Heather ...

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