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Loved and Lost: When Mertle McGarrell reunited with her kids, she was on top of the world

03 Aug: Loved and Lost: When Mertle McGarrell reunited with her kids, she was on top of the world

This story is part of Loved and Lost , a statewide media collaboration working to celebrate the life of every New Jersey resident who died of COVID-19. To learn more and submit a loved one’s name to be profiled, visit lovedandlostnj.com . Mertle McGarrell spent a decade apart from […] Click here to view original article at www.northjersey.com

Guyanese-American nurse who gave jab to US VP urges all to get vaccinated

01 Aug: Guyanese-American nurse who gave jab to US VP urges all to get vaccinated

Nurse Patricia Cummings taking her jab Long before Patricia Cummings made headlines for vaccinating United States Vice-President Kamala Harris, she was a nurse who enjoyed caring for her patients as much as she could. Cummings, who has been a nurse for 16 years and is currently a Clinical Nurse […] Click here to view original article at www.stabroeknews.com

Itel Acquires Guyanese Rival Emerge BPO

28 Jul: Itel Acquires Guyanese Rival Emerge BPO

Jamaican call center firm Itel has acquired its Guyanese rival Emerge BPO , adding more than 700 employees to its global workforce in addition to winning access to some deep-pocketed US clients. Founded in 2008, Emerge BPO runs large delivery centers in Guyana and Honduras, with most of its […] Click here to view original article at nearshoreamericas.com

Tiffany Johnson

23 Jul: Guyanese Tiffany Johnson Spearheads Amazon Black Business Accelerator Initiative

“Small Business Warrior” Tiffany Johnson wants to help businesses that are overlooked.”  Tiffany is a program manager helping small businesses grow on Amazon.com. She recently spearheaded a new Amazon initiative called the Black Business Accelerator, which provides access to capital, business guidance, mentorship, and marketing support to help Black business owners succeed as sellers in Amazon’s store.  “The role small businesses play in our society is very personal to me,” she said. The daughter of…

Celebrate Guyana's Vibrant Heritage and Culture With Guyanese Swag’s - New Lifestyle Brand For Men, Women and Children

19 Jul: Celebrate Guyana’s Vibrant Heritage and Culture With Guyanese Swag’s – New Lifestyle Brand For Men, Women and Children

Guyanese Swag T-Shirt and Sneaker Collection Guyanese Swag Coffee Tea Mug Collection The time has come for Guyanese around the world to rise up and proudly celebrate who we are by paving the way for the next generation.” — Lakeshia Singh-McKay TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA, July 12, 2021 / EINPresswire.com […] Click here to view original article at www.einnews.com

St Clair to be inducted into Australia’s Hall of Fame

19 Jul: St Clair to be inducted into Australia’s Hall of Fame

Nicole Price and Gairy St Clair. By Nicole Price in Australia On a chilly winter’s morning in the southern Sydney suburb of Gymea, Gairy St. Clair sends his Saturday morning boxing cardio class on their way amid an exhausted, but upbeat, flurry of fist pumps and high fives. As […] Click here to view original article at www.stabroeknews.com

Success Playfield named after late Olympian Harry Prowell

18 Jul: Success Playfield named after late Olympian Harry Prowell

Some of the persons who came together to make the project a reality (Photo: Avenash Ramzan/News Room/July 17, 2021) Twenty-one years since his passing, Guyanese Olympian Harry Prowell was on Saturday (July 17, 2021) honoured in a way his admirers hope will fortify his legacy and inspire future generations. […] Click here to view original article at newsroom.gy

Saved by adoptive parents after hemophilia mistaken for ‘Ole Higue’ torment

18 Jul: Saved by adoptive parents after hemophilia mistaken for ‘Ole Higue’ torment

Looknauth Mohamed When Looknauth Mohamed was a child his mother observed what she described as black and blue marks on his skin. Fearing that her son was being tormented by the Guyanese folklore creature known as the ‘Ole Higue’, she ‘gave away’ her only son to her neighbour at […] Click here to view original article at www.stabroeknews.com

Guyanese food, culture ‘main courses’ of new US ‘Canje’ restaurant

15 Jul: Guyanese food, culture ‘main courses’ of new US ‘Canje’ restaurant

Guyana-born chef, Tavel Bristol Joseph (Star Chef photo) With five restaurants to his name and widespread recognition, a Guyana-born chef in the United States, Tavel Bristol Joseph will be opening a new restaurant in Texas, called Canje, named after Guyana’s national bird, the Canje Pheasant. Joseph, who migrated years […] Click here to view original article at newsroom.gy