Bon Voyage Miss World Guyana!

A few hours ago the Miss World Guyana Committee and members of Guyanese community bid farewell to the reigning Miss World Guyana 2017, Vena Mookram.  The 19-year-old Queen, who has an infectious smile, departed JFK Airport to vie for the Miss World title in China.   The pageant will be held in December. Vena, a Bishop High School graduate is pursuing a degree Economics and has ambitions to become an Economist in Guyana’s Oil and Gas industry.  Her “Beauty with a Purpose” platform focuses on Diabetes Prevention; a cause that … read more


Meet the Royal Couple! Guyanese Ariana Austin marries Prince Joel Makonnen of Ethiopia

On Sept. 9 in a lavish ceremony in Temple Hills, Maryland, Guyanese Ariana Austin married Prince Joel Makonnen who is the great-grandson of Haile Selassie, the last emperor of Ethiopia. Mr. Makonnen, known as Prince Yoel, is the 35-year-old great-grandson of Haile Selassie, the last emperor of Ethiopia. Ms. Austin, 33, is of African-American and Guyanese descent; her maternal grandfather was a lord mayor of Georgetown, the capital of Guyana. Their marriage had been more than a decade in the … read more


She Rocks! Meet Farah Delicia Hussain – Kripalu Yoga & Thai Massage Connoisseur

Farah Delicia Hussain was born in Guyana and moved to New York City when she was four years old. She’s a certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher and Thai Massage Therapist.  Her family’s cultural and religious history, coupled with the trials of being an immigrant and a first-generation American, instilled a desire for self-exploration and healing.  Her philosophy of yoga honors self-study balanced with a deep responsibility to enhance community and environmental health. While Farah was introduced to yoga poses as a child, … read more