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04 Aug: She Rocks! Kenise Etwaru Is Inspiring Other Through Her Ministry In Music

Kenise Etwaru was born in Guyana and emigrated with her parents at age nine along with her sister who was then six in order that they would have greater education opportunities.  They wanted to ensure them having the best possible opportunities in life.  They left a very comfortable life at the church her father Pastor Lionel Etwaru and his wife Margaret had started for a completely new life in a new country.  Seeing them persevere…

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04 Aug: A Look Into The Busy Life of “Doctor Mom” Delene Musielak

Delene Musielak is a dual Board Certified doctor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She is the Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency Program at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Delene is also a busy mother of triplets and a life, health, wellness and parenting coach. Yet she finds time to produce “The Doctor Mom Show” in St. Louis, which serves as a medical resource for patients and parents. Add to that her…

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27 Jul: Celebrating Excellence! Makayla Harte Is A Degree Ahead of Her Peers

Meet Makayla Harte; a 2019 Graduate to watch. Makayla is very a bright and ambitious young woman who was born to Guyanese and Jamaican parents. She recently graduated with her high school diploma then one week later during a second graduation ceremony, Makayla accepted an Associate’s Degree from Bard Early College High School making her the youngest student to graduate with an Associate’s recognition from Bard.  Not only has she been a stellar student, Makayla…

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31 May: Grammy Winning Guyanese-Canadian Melanie Fiona Comes to Brooklyn

Reported By Allison Skeete Special to NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 31, 2019: A Grammy Award winner Caribbean roots singer is set to be in Brooklyn, NY this Sunday, June 2nd for the launch of the Guyana Innovation Prize Venture Fellowship. Melanie Fiona, a Canadian-Guyanese, is slated to be part of the Brooklyn, NY launch of the Fellowship, the brainchild of the Guyana Economic Development Trust CEO, Oslene Carrington. The event aims…

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19 Nov: Opera Singer Alyson Cambridge Receives Vanguard Trailblazer Award

Acclaimed soprano, Alyson Cambridge, is celebrating a huge honor having been presented with the Vanguard Trailblazer Award, by the Institute of Caribbean Studies in Washington D.C. Alyson is the first opera singer to have ever been recognized in the genre last night at the Caribbean American Heritage Awards 25th Anniversary Gala. On hand to enjoy the accolades with her was her Guyanese father, Dr. Richard Cambridge and Scandinavian/American mother Joedy Cambridge.  The award was presented…

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31 Aug: She Rocks! Meet Shyko Amos – Award Winning Stage and Television Actress

Shyko Amos is an OBIE winning actress with Guyanese roots who is known for her performances in  Tell You Something (2015), One Small Step for Melvin (2014) and 3-C (Three-C) (2012).  She has performed in theatres all over the world from South Africa to Paris and New York appearing on Televion for the BBC and TROUBLE TV. Originally from the UK, at age 15 Shyko began her career at the prestigious National Youth Music Theatre of Great Britain.  She has a…

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17 Aug: Guyanese, Maureen Walker, CPA, announces candidacy for Mayor of Mount Vernon, New York

Guyanese Maureen Walker, who is the Comptroller of the City of Mount Vernon, has recently announced that she is seeking the nomination of the Democratic Party in the up-coming primary elections to be held on Thursday, September 10, 2015 for the Office of Mayor of Mount Vernon. Maureen is  a New York State Certified Public Accountant. The Plaisance native holds an MBA in Finance  from the University of New Haven and a B.Sc. in Accounting (magna cum laude) from…