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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…

Rashada Harry

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…

Sandra Prince: Photographer to three Presidents

02 Jun: Meet Sandra Prince: Official Photographer to the President of Guyana

News Room Guyana, May 31, 2018 With Sandra Prince’s unassuming personality, it’s not hard to imagine why many would think that she is a regular 9-5er in a fancy suit working at some office that’s probably not too important to care anything about. But not this Sandra Prince; for the past three decades, she has worked at the Presidential Complex in Georgetown. Her job? Photographing Presidents. Yes, Presidents, and three of them to be exact….

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22 May: Meet LeShaun Berkley, Newly Commissioned Youngest Female Flight Captain in Guyana

Twenty-two year old  LeShaun Berkley is youngest female Captain to be commissioned in Guyana within the last decade.   The St. Stanislaus College alumni began Flight School in 2014 at Air Services Limited and later completed her studies at Dean International in Miami, Florida before joining Roraima Airways team.   After training as co-pilot for two years she was given her fourth gold stripe during a small ceremony at the Roriama Airways Limited on Monday. Originally Published on…

Deputy Inspector Rhonda O’Reilly-Bovell

15 May: Guyanese Deputy Police Inspector Rhonda O’Reilly-Bovell Inducted into Hunter College Hall of Fame

New York Police Department Deputy Inspector Rhonda O’Reilly-Bovell received a resounding applause when she stepped on to the stage at Hunter College to be inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame, and presented with a certificate during a May 4 ceremony in the school’s West wing in Manhattan. The Guyanese-American, whose astounding accomplishment got the attention of the Hall of Fame committee, also had her name unveiled on a plaque with six other inductees during…

How Kansas City's Braid Heaven Perfected the "Bubble Braid" Technique for Natural Hair

03 May: Five Guyanese Sisters Dominate Kansas City Hair Scene with Unique “Bubble Braid” Technique

A family that braids together stays together!  The braiding technique developed by the talented Smith sisters has made them a household name in Kansas City, Missouri and earned them a well-deserved feature in the May issue of Allure Magazine.  Originally from Linden, the five sisters (Glynnis, Shelly, Rhonda, Alecia and Leslyn Smith) are the powerhouse stylists at “Braid Heaven” Hair Salon who have perfected the “bubble braiding” technique.  Here’s their story by Allure Magazine. They…

She Rocks!  Meet Dr. Nadia Nalini - A Dedicated Hematology/Oncology Practitioner

13 Mar: She Rocks! Dedicated Dr. Physician Nadia Nalini is a ‘Special Person’

Dr. Nadia Nalini is a Hematology and Oncology Specialist at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.  In a recent interview with kaiteurnewsonline.com,  Dr. Nalini talked about her journey from her early years in Guyana to a well sought after Cancer Specialist in the United States.  Here are a few excerpts of her story… Delving into the fields of Hematology and Oncology has allowed Nadia to save many lives over the years, essentially allowing her to realise…