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Richmond Hill community leaders celebrate unveiling of Little Guyana Avenue street sign

02 Jun: Richmond Hill community leaders celebrate unveiling of Little Guyana Avenue street sign

Elected officials, community organizations, and local businesses unveil the "Little Guyana Avenue" street sign at the corner of Liberty Avenue and Lefferts Boulevard. (Courtesy of Councilwoman Adrienne Adams office) Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your […] Click here to view original article at qns.com

NY Mayor lauds contribution of Guyanese

31 May: NY Mayor lauds contribution of Guyanese

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio during his address to the gathering Amid the sounds of tassa drumming and jubilation, the Little Guyana Avenue sign was unveiled on Saturday, with Mayor Bill de Blasio lauding the Guyanese community for “contributing to the leadership in New York City in a […] Click here to view original article at www.stabroeknews.com

Schenectady Softball Cricket Association’s Memorial Day weekend tourney to bring top talent

24 May: Schenectady Softball Cricket Association’s Memorial Day weekend tourney to bring top talent

PHOTOGRAPHER: Erica Miller Posing at the Schenectady Softball Cricket Assocation’s new cricket field in Central Park are, from left, Neil Nandlell, chairman of the grounds committee, Onkar Singh, president, and Albert Morris, chairman of the discipline committee, surrounded by teams in preparation for their upcoming Memorial Day Weekend tournament. […] Click here to view original article at dailygazette.com

05 May: Monty Luke, Guyanese entertainment promoter dead at 80

Guyanese-American promoter, Monty Luke. Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC Popular Guyanese-American promoter, Monty Luke, has left a legacy of great entertainment, and a long line of party goers sad at […] Click here to view original article at www.caribbeanlifenews.com

Across Latin America, displaced people receive the COVID-19 jab

30 Apr: Across Latin America, displaced people receive the COVID-19 jab

In Guyana, displaced people and locals line up to receive the COVID-19 jab. © UNHCR/Katherine Aguero Latin America is among the regions hardest hit by the coronavirus. But now, in countries such as Guyana, Ecuador and Peru, refugees in priority groups are among those getting the vaccine. By Diana […] Click here to view original article at reliefweb.int

25 Apr: Series Sunday: Revisiting Schenectady’s recruitment of Guyanese-Americans 20 years later

PHOTOGRAPHER: Peter R. Barber Former Schenectady Mayor Al Jurscznski, center, with Tiffany Bishunath, left, Dylan Bishunath, Frederick and wife Uma Bishunath at Tiffany’s West Indian Restaurant on State Street recently. If they aren’t already, Guyanese-Americans are widely considered Schenectady’s largest ethnic group, says former Mayor Al Jurczynski, who’s credited […] Click here to view original article at dailygazette.com

Series Sunday: Guyanese immigration has changed face of Schenectady

25 Apr: Series Sunday: Guyanese immigration has changed face of Schenectady

PHOTOGRAPHER: Peter R. Barber Left: Shazim Permaul runs along Iroquois Lake; Center: Shreya’s Exclusive owner Shelly Singh in her Crane Street store; Right: A Guyanese home in Schenectady SCHENECTADY – The ethnic makeup of cities is always evolving. Across the northern United States, cities have changed over the last […] Click here to view original article at dailygazette.com

A beautiful soul

24 Apr: A beautiful soul

Earlier this month, the talented Guyanese-born 27-year-old fashion designer and stylist, Anthony Singh was just hoping to find a puppy, asking his many social media friends for “Any help other than those lame Facebook adoption pages.” A week later, on the evening of April 13, Anthony would be found […] Click here to view original article at www.stabroeknews.com

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22 Apr: Meet Crystal Cranmore: Race and Culture Reporter for WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News

SOURCE: ABC7NY Crystal Cranmore is the Race and Culture Reporter for WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News, New York’s #1 News. Crystal is thrilled to be back home to tell your stories as a member of the legendary Channel 7 Eyewitness News Team – a dream come true! She was born in Manhattan and raised in Maplewood, N.J. Prior to joining WABC-TV, Crystal reported for KYW-TV in Philadelphia. She chased breaking news, covered general assignment and feature stories,…