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09 Apr: Tips for Healthy and Beautiful You: Benefits of Green Coconut Water

For the matter of Health, Green Coconut is very nice and helpful for our heath and body. Green Coconut water makes health fresh within a short time after drink. And it has many curative power from Complex disease. 1) Green Coconut water is very effective for dehydration in the summer. 2) Green Coconut water prevent cholera, and it works for reduce cholera. 3) To increase the power of digestion, green coconut water is very useful….

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08 Apr: Naomi Singh – Cycling Her Way to Victory!

Guyanese female cyclist,  Naomi Singh, began riding at an early age. The East Coast native was born on February 12, 1992  and at age 21 has already made her mark on the local and regional cycling scene.  From falling down during races to having road accidents, the disciplined and persistent rider has faced many challenges, but always kept her eyes set on the finish line. Accomplishments At the age of fifteen Naomi received the Guyana…

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04 Apr: Honored by the Queens: Jurist Dale Simon, Commander of the British Empire (CBE) 2013 Awardee

UK-based Guyanese Jurist Dale Simon, Chairperson of the United Kingdom Chapter of the Guyana Law Association (GLA) and Director of Equality and Diversity of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), has been awarded a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2013 Queen’s New Year Honours List! Growing up in London’s East End, Dale overcame barriers such as racism and low expectations to excel as a Crown prosecutor. These experiences left her with a desire…

02 Apr: She Rocks Her Guyanese Heritage: Kim A. Clarke – Internationally Acclaimed Jazz Bassist

New York-based Kim A. Clarke is an internationally acclaimed multifaceted bassist, composer and educator, who counts her father, Henry Clarke, and her late Guyanese-born grandfather, trombonist/bassist Henry “Hy” Clarke, Sr., as her personal jazz heroes.”  Kim plays  the Acoustic Bass, Electric Upright and four and five-stringed Electric Bass Guitar. Her electric Bass playing has been described as soulful, funky, rich & tight. For more than 20 years Kim has performed with some of the world’s…

27 Mar: Miss India Guyana 2013, Katherina Roshana, heads to Malaysia

“As queen, I am very proud and feel honoured to be representing my country in Malaysia for the Miss India Worldwide, April 2013 pageant and will do my best to make my country proud.” These were the words of reigning Miss India Guyana 2013, Katherina Roshana, during her acceptance speech back in January. Katherina will  represent Guyana at the International Miss India Worldwide Pageant scheduled to be held in Malaysia on April 21st,  2013.   She…

22 Mar: Feeding the Soul: Restaurateur Doris Rodney, Owner of “The Hills Restaurant” & “The Hills Lounge”

Born in Georgetown, Guyana on March 23, 1963, Restaurateur Doris Rodney is a woman living out her dreams.  Not growing up with a silver spoon upbringing, Doris knew from a very young age that she wanted much more than life had to offer her at that time, so she set out to find ways of providing a better future for herself and her family. Doris loves to cook and soon realized that the key to…

21 Mar: “Sweet, Edible Art” by Corrie Bacchus, Owner of Corrie’s Creative Cakes

Guyanese cake artist extraordinaire Corrie Bacchus is combining your ideas with her ability to magically transform sugars and spices into truly unique cakes, edible art sculptures and desserts. Hand-sculpted cake art gives evidence of her passion for creating savoury slices of heaven. Bacchus said since childhood she has been fascinated with baking. Her mother baked every Saturday, and Bacchus always helped in the kitchen, observing her mother’s techniques. Through her business, Corries Creative Cakes, Bacchus…

19 Mar: She Rocks! Nikki Kahn: Pulitzer Prize Winning Documentary Photographer

Nikki Kahn, currently a photojournalist at The Washington Post,  is a 2011 Pulitzer Prize Winner for her outstanding work in photography. Born in Georgetown, Guyana Nikki moved to Washington, D.C where she obtained  a Bachelor of Arts degree from American University with a double major in Visual Media and Art History in May 1996. She later attended Syracuse University and completed a Masters of Science degree in Photography in May 2004. Nikki joined the staff…

19 Mar: How to Empower Other Women: 10 Ways You Can Help

1. Empower Yourself: The first step to empowering others is to strive to empower yourself. I once read an article with the words, “get what you need so you can help others get what they need”, in bold typeface. I agree wholeheartedly. I look at it like this; if I build a business, I can hire someone who needs a job. Now remember this does not mean that you can use the excuse that because,…

13 Mar: Think Simple | Think Elegance | Think Distinguished with Lydia Short:Owner/CEO TTT Event Planning, LLC

Whether you are having a destination wedding on a tropical island of the Caribbean, or in a Luxury Hotel or Mansion in New York, London, Paris, Jordan, Dubai, or just an intimate celebration in a Boutique Hotel overlooking snow covered peaks of Aspen, Lydia Short is your Planner and Designer.​ Born and raised in Guyana, Lydia moved to New York in 1988.  She is the Owner and CEO of  TTT  Event Planning, LLC; a full…