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Author and Domestic Violence Advocate Sukree Boodram

: She Rocks! Meet Sukree Boodram – Author, CPA and Global Domestic Violence Advocate

Sukree Boodram left Guyana as a teenager in 1983 for a better opportunity in the US.  Four years later she was married to the person who would become her abuser for 21 years.  Born into a Hindu family and raised to keep her personal problems to herself, Sukree never sought any help nor did she stand up to her abusive husband. A wife and mother of two, who strongly embraced her cultural and traditional beliefs,…

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: International Women’s Day Red Revolution Gala 2015 in Guyana….

The Guyana National Cultural Center was ablaze  with talent on Monday evening for the “Let the Women Speak” Red Revolution Gala. Women from all over the country showed up decked out in a sea of red as a sign of solidarity and strength for the fight against domestic violence. The crowd was treated to live performances by local and overseas talent including poetry by 2014 Youth Poet Laureate, Ramya Ramana, choreographed dancing, skits and several…

: Reigning Miss Guyana World, Ruqayyah Boyer, is Heading to Indonesia

The reigning Miss Guyana World 2013, Ruqayyah Boyer, will be heading to Indonesia in September to vie for the Miss World title. Franchise holder Natasha Martindale and the executive committee are working around the clock to get the beauty queen ready. Miss Boyer, the 2012 Miss Guyana Universe title holder, represented Guyana during the 2012 Miss Universe Pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada and became quite popular internationally for her graciousness after falling during the pageant’s…