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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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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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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  –  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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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  #1 Life-saving Country

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – #1 Life-saving Country

January 25, 2015 | Comments: 21

A screech of tires…BOOP!…a sickening thud. From that moment everything was surreal. My 4 year-old baby brother was following me. WHERE’S MY BROTHER???!!! ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE:  Health as Patriotic Priority

STAY WELL & SPARKLE:  Health as Patriotic Priority

January 11, 2015 | Comments: 7

“A man like you needs a million dollar life policy.” “Who? Me?!” Besides, he was recommending I be insured THREE times as much as my wife! That rattled my ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  The Greatest Song?

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  The Greatest Song?

December 25, 2014 | Comments: 12

What is your favourite song of all time? Break Every Chain? Solomon Roulay, Unchained Melodies? or C.K’s I Die Nah? Mine? Well, just the other day I listened to ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Red / Blue Cricket Clash

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Red / Blue Cricket Clash

December 20, 2014 | Comments: 24

Linton bowls to Skerrit: SIX Linton to Skerrit: SIX again. The huge ‘waves’ just moments ago rocking the Blue section of Windsor Park Stadium have been stilled. ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Can Diabetes Be Cured?

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Can Diabetes Be Cured?

October 26, 2014 | Comments: 25

“Mama, how come your mout’ so long?” Little Pig asked innocently. “Just wait till you grow up,”  Mama Pig answered, “and you’ll find out!” Diabetes ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Golden Girls Celebrate 8 to 88

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Golden Girls Celebrate 8 to 88

October 18, 2014 | Comments: 12

What was it that made my heart feel so ‘strangely warmed’ whenever I heard them sing? These youngsters would do so with such passion and abandon. Click here to ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  What Does a Nigerian Ban Really Do?

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  What Does a Nigerian Ban Really Do?

October 11, 2014 | Comments: 87

“They have Ebola, nuh? We have to do something oui! We have to!” In hushed tones, the neighbours confronted the landlady for the Nigerian medical students. Of ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Thriving Nigerian Community Celebrates

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Thriving Nigerian Community Celebrates

October 5, 2014 | Comments: 11

“A man does not wander far from where his corn is roasting.” This mouth-watering Nigerian saying was fully manifested at their independence celebrations at the ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  – They Spoil Her!

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  – They Spoil Her!

September 21, 2014 | Comments: 21

“Shoo!” she swung the broom at the blackbird trying to fly into her house. Next morning she found it dead under her bed. Soon after, this restaurant owner ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Migraine Headache

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Migraine Headache

September 14, 2014 | Comments: 16

“E toh fehyah! (She too lazy!) Is she alone dat getting headache den?!” You may have heard them casting such remarks. “I get headaches too, but I do what I ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Bedtime Stories

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Bedtime Stories

September 6, 2014 | Comments: 8

“Read it again Daddy! Read it again!” My task was to tuck them in, but I was the one falling sleep. “Come on guys. How many times you want to hear that same ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  The Ebola Challenge

STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  The Ebola Challenge

August 30, 2014 | Comments: 22

Following heavy media coverage of Ebola, a nursing home patient in the US demanded her long-time African staff nurse be allowed nowhere near her room. Racism? Try ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE  –  Wicked Clots

STAY WELL & SPARKLE – Wicked Clots

August 23, 2014 | Comments: 5

My heart jumped! The moment I noticed her sister near the Ministry – Oh, the resemblance! I had admired that Nubian princess from a distance back in those youth ...

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STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Screening Tests

STAY WELL & SPARKLE: Screening Tests

August 16, 2014 | Comments: 13

“Is this a Crib?” asks the ‘visitor’ with an exaggerated accent. “Yes suh. A crab, suh.” the market vendor replies respectfully. “Does it bite?” ...

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