The Queen’s Legacy

By Chaitram Aklu Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history died September 8 after 70 years on the throne. In 1952, then Princess...

Assemblymember Weprin Highlights Small Businesses in the Richmond Hill Area

Richmond Hill, NY – On Thursday, August 11th, 2022 Assemblymember David Weprin was joined by the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH), Community...

Mandy’s Delicious Black Cake in New York Diaspora

By Vishnu Bisram Black cake is Caribbean’s (very Guyanese) finest dessert cake made from a variety of minced fruits. It is Guyana’s signature dessert; everyone...

Barbeque Sauce Manufacturer Receives ‘Made in Guyana’ Certification Mark

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA (DPI) -- On Friday, the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) certified SS Natural Fruit-flavoured Inc under the Made in Guyana Certification...

From South Queens to the Caribbean: The US Failed Abortion Policy...

By South Queens Women’s March Written by: Denera Pope-Ragoonanan, Tannuja Rozario, Nicole Cagar U.S Abortions - Illegal to Federally Protected to in Limbo Abortions were initially illegal...

Mohamed Nabbie Baksh: Educator and Cricket Umpire

PROFILE OF THE MONTH By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine The story began in India. His grandfather Kareem Baksh was born in Mumbai, India. In 1900, Kareem went...

Richmond Hill, Ozone Park (Little Guyana, India and Bangladesh), Celebrate Baldeo’s...

QUEENS, NY -- Albert Baldeo brought triumph, inspiration and pride to the large South Asian and Indo-Caribbean population in Queens at the last elections. According...

Judges Don’t sit on a ‘Divine’ Bench: Their Decisions Can be...

By Dr Tara Singh The evolution of Guyanese society from traditional (colonial) to post-colonial (independence) to modern (technological) status, has produced some needed institutional and...

New Waterfront Villas, Hotel, Other Amenities for Soesdyke-Linden Highway

Land preparation has begun for the construction of approximately 300 private waterfront residences at Madewini on the Soesdyke-Linden Highway. This massive housing project, undertaken by...

Tragedy in Little Guyana

COMMENTARY By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine It was a beautiful Friday morning when five friends boarded the Q41 bus. They were in a good mood, as...

For Graduate Sarah Ramnauth, Music is the Key to her Success

By Amarnauth Samaroo, Ph.D. New York, July 14, 2022 -- Each year, graduation, like spring, brings with it the spirit of youth and unbridled anticipation....

CARICOM Leaders Must do More Than Talk: Says New Grenada Prime...

PARAMARIBO, Suriname – The newly elected Prime Minister of Grenada, Dickon Mitchell, on Sunday warned the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) against being viewed as a...

Seelall Persaud’s Autobiography: Authoritative Account of Life In the Police Force

By Dr Vishnu Bisram Former Guyana Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud, opened up about his remarkable journey in law enforcement in his autobiography or memoir Stepping...

Albert Baldeo Wants to Give New York’s “Little Guyana, Little Punjab...

QUEENS, NY-Community activist Albert Baldeo is running for State Assembly in District 24, Queens, which includes Richmond Hill, Hollis, Queens Village, Jamaica Estates and...

Dr. Peter Ramsaroop: President Irfaan Ali is a Rock Star!

COMMENTARY By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine President Irfaan Ali of Guyana is a rock star, says Dr. Peter Ramsaroop, the CEO of Go-Invest. The remarks were...

New Book on Walter Rodney 42 Years After his Assassination

By Chaitram Aklu On the morning of June 14, 1980, four cars and a hearse pulled up at the Thomas Street entrance of the Georgetown...

Trinidad Canadian Comedian headlines Caribbean Comedy Show in New York

NYC, June 2022 -- Toronto based Comedian, Actor, Playwright and Director, Rhoma Spencer will headline the Caribbean Comedy Show as part of the 3rd...

Lion Romeo Hitlall Wins Race for 2nd Vice District Governor of...

In a stunning show of district wide support and endorsement for higher leadership, Lion Romeo Hitlall, PMJF, of the Richmond Hill-South Ozone Park Lions...

“everything slackens in a wreck” Opens at the Ford Foundation Gallery

By Aminta Kilawan Narine, Esq. On Wednesday, June 1, the Ford Foundation Gallery hosted an opening reception of “everything slackens in a wreck,” an exhibition...

Black Churches in America

By Dr. DHANPAUL NARINE It is 1758, and a slave reports on the condition of Blacks. He says, ‘the white folks would come in when...