Last Saturday evening the The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale in Florida hosted the “Translation of Art” Fashion Event showcasing designs from 10 countries, including Guyana, Africa and many Caribbean Islands. Guyanese Designer, Sonia Noel, presented her “First Resort” collection to a very impressed crowd of fashion enthusiasts. This is what event coordinator, Ruth Michel […]
This past weekend the people of Guyana felt a sense of pride as Rafieya Aasieya Husain became the first Guyanese in over 40 years to place at the Miss World Pageant.
The 22-year-old beauty queen, who is a native of Essequibo […]
Dr. Oneeka Williams is a Harvard Medical School Graduate who ranks among the top urologic surgeons in the United States. She was born and raised in Guyana and moved with her family to Barbados at the age of 10. From an early age, her science teacher mother and journalist father instilled in her a love […]
Guyana’s first female pilot, 72-year-old Lucille Dawsey was honored by the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at the Silhoutte Restaurant in Georgetown.
Ms. Dawsey was recognized for the major contributions she made in the aviation arena, and for the many examples she set for the other female plying the trade. […]
Author Maggie Harris is the Commonwealth 2014 Short Story Prize regional winner for her story Sending for Chantal. Born in Guyana, Maggie migrated to the UK in 1971. She holds a BA & MA from the Kent University and is a former creative writing tutor and lecturer in schools and at the University of Southampton.
Guyanese born Sharon Clarke is Brooklyn’s newest Civil Court Judge. On Tuesday September 09, 2014 she won with over 53% of the votes after the Brooklyn residents rallied behind her.
Back in July, Clarke collected the required signatures to become a Civil Court Judge and led a strong campaign that enabled her to win in […]
What is your environmental advocacy and why did you choose this?
My chosen environmental advocacy is recycling (reduce, reuse, recycle). The reason for such is that it allows one to engage the younger generation to be active participants in keeping their environment clean by using recycled products for craft projects that […]
Originally from Jamaica, Queens, New York, Tracy Antoinette Greene Douglas now resides in the black water region of Madewini Creek, along the Soesdyke-Linden Highway in Guyana. A naturalized Guyanese, Tracy co-founded “Pandama Retreat, Winery and Center for the Creative Arts” with her husband, Warren Douglas, who is a native of South Ruimveldt in Georgetown. Following […]
Flora Zeta Zhang Elizabeth Tian Ai Cheong-Leen was born in Hong Kong in 1959. Her father Hilton Cheong-Leen was born in Georgetown, British Guyana but is of Chinese descent and her mother Pauline Chow is from Beijing.
Flora graduated from The Royal Ballet in the UK and at the Paris Opera in France. She starred […]
Congratulations to the newly crowned Miss Universe Guyana 2014, Niketa Barker She Rocks! The 23-year-old beauty was crowned this past week at the Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Georgetown, and will represent Guyana at the Miss Universe 2014 pageant to be held on January 25, in Florida, USA.