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18 Aug: She Rocks! Deborah Cox Honored as a “Legend” in August Issue of Never Apart Magazine

In the August 2018 Issue,  Never Apart Magazine has bestowed Deborah Cox with the well-deserved title of “Legend.” The grammy-nominated singer and actress was born in Toronto, Canada to Guyanese parents.  Never Apart is a non-profit organization in Montréal, Québec, Canada, determined to bring about social change and spiritual awareness through cultural programming with global reach and impact.  Here is her interview with Tranna Wintour for the Magazine’s Legend Series.  What becomes a legend most? Is…

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27 Mar: She Rocks! Meet Faudia Baijnauth, Co-Founder & Chair of Indo-Caribbean Alliance, Inc. (ICA)

Faudia Baijnauth is the co-founder and Chairperson of Indo-Caribbean Alliance, Inc. (ICA). She is responsible for the overall governance and direction of the organization which has grown to become one of the leading Caribbean organizations in Queens. Faudia’s primary role is to ensure that ICA advocates and creates programs and services for Indo-Caribbean residents in South Queens. Faudia  holds a BA Degree in Political Science from Baruch College and earned her Master’s in Social Work…

Kelly Graduate

23 Jun: Celebrating Our Graduates: Congratulations to High School Scholar & Valedictorian Kelly Hyles

Congratulations to Guyanese-born Scholar, Kelly Hyles, on her recent graduation from the prestigious High School for Math, Science and Engineering in Queens, New York.  The 18 year old Valedictorian will be attending Harvard University this Fall on a full scholarship,  following her very impressive acceptance to a total of 21 colleges, including all 8 top Ivy Leagues schools in the US.  Back in April, 2016, Kelly was also the recipient of the very first Guyanese Girls Rock Award,…

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19 Apr: Kelly Hyles Received First Guyanese Girls Rock Scholarship Award

On April 10th, the first Guyanese Girls Rock Scholarship award was presented to Kelly Hyles at the “Bridging the Gap” Millennial Conference in Brooklyn, New York.  Kelly, a high school senior, was accepted to the top 8 Ivy League schools in the United States and was honor for academic excellence. She was presented with the Guyanese Girls Rock Certificate of Scholarship and a new Apple MacBook laptop computer by GGR’s Founder, Cloyette Harris-Stoute. Kelly was born in Georgetown, Guyana and…

09 Nov: Very little is needed to make a happy life…..

QUOTE:  Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking~~Marcus Aurelius Here are 9 Ways to Be Happy Within Yourself If you belong to any of these categories, the following tips could help you experience happiness within yourself. 1. Forgive yourself Forgive yourself for thinking negatively. Forgive yourself for talking, without thinking twice. Forgive yourself for being rude to your superior, your friend, your parents,…

The Storm Within

10 Sep: GGR Book Club: The Storm Within: An Anthology by C Nadya Agard

ABOUT THE BOOK:  The Storm Within is a collection of poems that touch on various life themes. The emotional drama of life is expressed in themes ranging from romantic love to love of God and includes others such as joy, rejection,pain, childhood, parenthood, and emotional turmoil. The work is titled after one of the poems in the book. It was chosen because the book reflects life as it is often experienced, but rarely expressed—life as…

Philippa Perry

28 Jun: B.G. Bhagee: Memories of a Colonial Childhood By Philippa Perry

B.G. is British Guiana; Bhagee is a fiery local stew. Philippa was the second daughter in a family of six children growing up in mid-20th century in colonial Guyana. She recounts her Sisyphean trials growing up a Carrington in Lot 10, First Street, Georgetown — from the women’s battles to the neighbours that never wore clothes to the relatives who walked with their shoes in their hands. B.G. Bhagee: Memories of a Colonial Childhood About…

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27 Jun: She Rocks! Congratulations to Lisa Punch, Miss World Guyana 2015

Last night Lisa Punch was crowned Miss World Guyana 2015 during a coronation ceremony held at the Marriott Hotel in Georgetown, Guyana. The Miss World Guyana Committee decided not to hold a pageant this year, but to select a delegate instead, a practice which is not uncommon. The newly crowned Queen is a former Bishops High School student, is a talented singer and became well known around the world when she was a contestant on…

Happy Labor Day

01 May: Happy Labour Day Guyana!

Labour Day is celebrated on the First of May every year in Guyana. It is an international observance that commemorates the struggles of workers and their significant input into society. Labour Day originated in 1889 in Paris, where the first congress of the Second Socialists International meeting decided to celebrate, on an international scale, a Worker’s Day. The First celebration of Labour Day in then, British Guiana was during the 1930’s. It was organized by…