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Keeping Up With: Maya Palacio

The Bermudian checks in with Maya Palacio to see what she’s reading, watching, listening to and who she’s following these days. BM: What App do you check upon waking? MP: Instagram BM: What news source do you check in with everyday? MP: The Daily Hour! (Bernews and Twitter Feed, I follow a lot of international and local news to catch the highlights) BM: What Podcast do you listen to religiously? MP: I don't listen to any religiously. I prob tune…


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Where I Grew Up: Ruth Thomas, Devonshire Parish

Born in 1932, Ruth Thomas spent her first 17 years in Devonshire Parish although she says, “I didn’t live deep into the heart of Devonshire. I was on the edge and what people don’t know today is they called it…


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Remembering Activist Dr. Eva Hodgson

The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports the Hon. Lovitta Foggo JP, MP expressed her “deep sadness” at the loss of Bermudian activist Dr. Eva Hodgson. “Dr. Hodgson was a person who consistently, unabashedly and unashamedly told the truth…


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Holly Wakely: Master of the Dive

With over 540 dives under her weight belt, 17-year-old Holly Wakely becomes the world’s first certified junior dive master! Tell us how you got started in diving? How old were you? I’ve been in SCUBA gear since the age of…


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22 Things with Michiko Campbell aka “Chef Chiko”

Michiko Campbell aka “Chef Chiko” is a sous chef, owner/creator of Chiko’s Smokey Rub (all-purpose spice rub line), and owner of Chiko The Builder (carpentry). He entered the culinary field at 15 years old. He later went off to earn…

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6 Important Bermudian Civil Rights Leaders

Bermuda's history is marred by it's inclusion in the African Slave Trade and the subsequent inequality and segregation of black Bermudians and while we like to think the atrocities of our past are well, in the past, we can't forget…