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07 Dec: Talk Show Host & Mental Health Advocate, Sharmin Prince, Is Giving Back to Her Fellow Veterans

A few weeks ago, people across America celebrated Veterans Day in honors military personnel who served in the United States Armed Forces, but sometimes life after service isn’t easy. That’s where Sharmin Prince comes in. As the program director for veterans services at Volunteers of America-Greater New York, Sharmin is running the Battle Buddy Bridge, a peer-to-peer program that trains veterans to help other veterans deal with a mental health diagnosis. “In basic training, you are…

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07 Dec: Stories We Love! 10-year-old Poet, Aurelia Sue-Ann, is Youngest Published Author in Guyana

NEWS ROOM, GY – OCTOBER 21, 2018 Many famous writers began their career in their late teens or older, but at just 10-years-old Aurelia Sue-Ann is already grabbing attention with her talent. The student of Mae’s Primary School has become the youngest female to publish her book in Guyana. It is titled: “A little Poet’s World.” Editor and publisher, Petamber Persaud lauded Aurelia’s understanding of issues that plague and grace childhood, not shying away from…

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30 Nov: Alainn Pompey Looks Back On Her Olympic Journey

THE ADVERTISERS TRIBUNE, NOVEMBER 18, 2018 As a young Guyanese girl growing up in New York City from the age of 14, Aliann Pompey had no idea that her undiscovered talent would lead her to four consecutive summer Olympics, beginning in Sydney and ending in London. Medalling in two commonwealth games, gold in 2002 and silver in 2010, and competing at World Championships, are just some of many achievements Aliann has attained over the years;…

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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…

Focus reaps success | Lawyer, Ayana Fable tells her story

23 Oct: Lawyer Ayana Fable Shares Her Story of Sacrifices and Success

Guyana Chronicle, October 21, 2018 AYANA Alexis Fable, brimming with joy over her recent admission to the Guyana Bar Association, is confident that her decision to put aside all distractions while pursuing her studies is largely responsible for the kind of success that she is enjoying at the moment. Had she not decide to heed her father’s advice to stay thoroughly focused on her goals, the 23-year-old told the Pepperpot Magazine that she would not…

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22 Oct: Stories We Love! Guyanese Aadilah Ali Tops Regional 2018 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Exams (CAPE)

Kaieteur News, October 18, 2018 Guyana has yet another year claimed the top spot at the regionally offered Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination [CAPE]. The top performer is Aadilah Ali, a consistently outstanding student of Queen’s College. According to information released by the Caribbean Examinations Council [CXC], the administrator of the examination, Guyana’s Ali, by virtue of being the most outstanding regional CAPE performer, is the winner of the Dennis Irvine Award. This award, according to…

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18 Oct: STEM Advocate Rashada Harry Honored by UK Prime Minister Theresa May

At a time when equality, diversity, inclusion and the struggle of women in industries like STEM, you will be inspired by Rashada Harry’s achievements.  On October 17, 2018 the tech savvy Guyanese-Brit  was awarded a Point of Light Award by Prime Minister Theresa May for her outstanding contribution to increasing opportunities for young people  from diverse backgrounds in STEM industries. Rashada  is the founder of ‘Your Future, Your Ambition’, an annual event helf at the Emirates…

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10 Oct: She Rocks! Natasha Martindale Named Guyana’s First Global Dignity Chair

`Georgetown, October 9th 2018 Global Dignity announced the appointment of Natasha Martindale as the organization’s Country Chair for Guyana. As Guyana’s Country Chair, Natasha embodies the core values of Global Dignity, an international non-profit dedicated to uniting everyone with the belief that we all deserve to live a life of dignity. Her passion for and commitment to helping young people be the best versions of themselves and embrace self-love and self-worth are what will serve…

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10 Oct: Stories We Love! Top Guyanese Law Student Ashley Henry Admitted To The Bar

News Room Guyana, October 9, 2018 Ashley Henry, the Law student who won the Guyana prize for the best law student at Hugh Wooding Law school, has been admitted to the bar by Chief Justice, Roxane George Wiltshire. As she starts her career in the legal field, the 23-year-old says she will use her position to represent youths and contribute to the development of her country. “I would like to do a little bit of…

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12 Jun: Guyanese/American Television Host, Joy Reid, Inducted into ICS ‘Wall of Fame’

WASHINGTON, DC June 10, 2018 (CMC)  — Guyanese American television host Joy-Ann Reid has been inducted into the into the “Wall of Fame” of the Washington-based Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS)  Reid, is also a political analyst, journalist, and national correspondent for MSNBC. Reid was born in Brooklyn, New York to a father from the Democratic Republic of Congo and a Guyanese mother. She graduated from Harvard University in Massachusetts with a concentration in film…