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Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

Guyana: The management of Quality Services Beyond Compliance (QSBC) — a community rehabilitation program for the developmentally disabled- “Gave Thanks” with a lavish dinner on Nov. 10, and applauded parents for their support of the organization, geared towards enhancing the lives of clients. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

Headmistress calls for the return of moral values

Guyana: Despite students of the 170-year-old St. Rose’s High School in Georgetown, Guyana continue to excel in their academic pursuits, headmistress of three years, Mrs. Paula Hamilton, said moral values are seriously lacking in the school, and are calling on parents to play a greater role, so that students remain disciplined in the schoolhouse. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

Miss World Guyana 2017 in China for pageant final

Fashion: Beauty is only skin deep and this holds true for 19-year Vena Mookram, Miss World Guyana 2017. However, she is not only beautiful but she is passionate about a cause dear to her heart. She is on a crusade to save as many people as possible from becoming victims of diabetes, a disease that has taken the life of one grandmother and is now affecting another. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017

Guyana: Over the last week, the Guyana government has welcomed with open arms, more than 55 expatriates, including children, who were evacuated from hurricane-ravished St. Maarten in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, and as recent as Oct. 12 and 13, from Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda. Comment

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

Israeli addresses Guyana’s diaspora engagement strategy meeting

Guyana: Chairman of the Center for International Migration and Integration, Israeli national, Arnon Mantver, told a wide cross-section of the Guyanese diaspora on Sept. 23, that education, cultural identity, volunteerism and NGO participation were important in drafting a strategy. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

Guyanese author unveils ‘The Guyana Contract’ at home

Books: Journalist and author, Rosaline Kilkenny McClymont, chose her homeland of Guyana, on Oct. 4, to launch her latest book “The Guyana Contract” a suspense / international thriller, set against the backdrop of power, influence, greed and a developing country’s economic plight, where people clash while discovering their true selves, and some find love. Comment

Monday, Oct. 9, 2017

Caribbean RoundUp

Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean The Caribbean islands of Antigua, Barbados, St. Lucia and Palm Island in the Grenadines are open for business and normal tourism activities have resumed. Reports are that services to these islands have returned to normal operation and are accepting flights from all gateways. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017

Guyanese artist show works in Times Square Port Authority

Arts & Theater: Guyanese-born artist, Carl F. Anderson stood proudly to be photographed by Spencer Richards, in front of his 25-piece collection of contemporary paintings, now on display at the Port Authority building in Times Square, New York City, until Oct. 31, 2017. Comment

Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

Guyana crisis and humanitarian assistance

Guyana: Dear Excellency Granger, Your Excellency, first let me thank you for your humanitarian suggestion to invite to Guyana our Caribbean brothers and sisters from Dominica who have suffered from hurricane Maria. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

Trinidad and Tobago: St. Vincent and the Grenadines New York Consul General Howie Prince has described as “commendable” and “encouraging” combined efforts to date by the New York Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Consular Corps and the Brooklyn-based Council of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Organizations, U.S.A., Inc. (COSAGO) in gathering relief supplies for Caribbean countries ravaged by recent hurricanes. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017

Guyana: North Carolina-based Dynamic International Airways has once again left Guyanese passengers stranded, this time, abruptly pulling out, after a troublesome four-year charter service to the South American country. Comment

Friday, Sept. 29, 2017

Center for Economic and Leadership Development honors Guyana’s first lady

Guyana: First Lady of Guyana Sandra Granger received the Global Female Leadership Impact Award, from the Center for Economic and Leadership Development (CELD) for her sustainable development initiatives in her country, during the International Conference on Gender and Sustainability and International Summit on African Leadership luncheon, at the New York Hilton Midtown on Sept. 21. Comment
Guyana: The enchanting artistry of dance, acrobatic demonstrations, songs of Peace and Love, smiles and friendliness displayed by members of the Federation of World Love and Peace, (FOWL) were all for the Guyana Consul General of Guyana, Barbara Atherly, who was honored during a lavish celebration at the Wyndham Hotel Ballroom in Manhattan. Comments (5)

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017

Trinidad and Tobago: Antigua A 27-year-old Jamaican chef who admitted to importing about three pounds of marijuana into Antigua has been jailed for a total of two years after he failed to pay fines totaling EC$47,000. Comment

Jamaican firm to train Guyana’s food analysts

Jamaica: To avoid any mishaps in its export deals on processed food with the United States, the Guyanese government (Guyana Analysts — Food and Drug Department — GA-FDD) has contracted a Jamaican food technology firm to undertake and manage its training program in the preparation of its processed food for export. Comment

Friday, Sept. 22, 2017

Guyana: In his address to the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, David A. Granger, president of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, called for peace in the world. Comment

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