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.
Rianna Soraya Scipio is a British television host, journalist, producer and director who is perhaps best known for her work on UK national television, as a prime time television host (presenter) of such flagship series as the BBC‘s Watchdog, Holiday, UK’s Worst…?, Newsroom Southeast, Wide World (Channel 5), and on BBC Radio 2 and Choice […]
Former Prime News reporter Folio Emis Richards was yesterday admitted to the local bar after her petition was presented to Acting Chief Justice Ian Chang by former chancellor of the judiciary Keith Massiah SC.
Richards, 28, is the youngest of five children born to Oscar and Violet Richards and she grew […]
Stabroek News – La Jalousie, West Coast Demerara resident Sasha Mahadeo was admitted to the local bar after Attorney General Anil Nandlall presented a petition on her behalf to Justice Navindra Singh.
Mahadeo, who is the daughter of ND&S Furniture Store owner Parasram Mahadeo, is a former student of Queen’s College and School […]
Educator, author, researcher, community advocate and TV and radio host Dr. Janice Emanuel-Bunn was born in Guyana and migrated to the United States in 1983 and settled in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.
Dr. Emanuel-Bunn has always demonstrated great interest in the community by conducting mentoring, domestic violence prevention, health and youth empowerment programs for many years. […]
The FDNY has promoted an African-American woman to lieutenant for the first time in more than a decade. (September 17, 2014, News 12 Brooklyn)
Tracy Lewis, of Engine 222 in Bed-Stuy, has become only the second black female in the department’s history to receive the rank. She is among only nine African-American women firefighters […]
PATRICIA A. CUMMINGS was born and grew up in Georgetown, Guyana. Before becoming an attorney, Patricia was the Administrative Director of the Nuclear Medicine/Ultrasound Department at Parklane Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. She was board certified in Nuclear Medicine, Radiology and Diagnostic Medical Sonography Technology. Patricia graduated from Ottawa University in 1983 (B.A.) and […]