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Read Across America Day 2021

Reading 20 Minutes Per Day Adds up to Reading 1,800,000 Words Per Year! By Chaitram Aklu The U. S. Department of Education reported in 2020 that 54% of United States adults 16-64 years old lack proficiency...

Immigrant Advocates Welcome Introduction of Legislation to Overhaul US Immigration

As Biden Promises Pathway to Citizenship for Millions of Immigrants By Nelson A. King NEW YORK, Feb. 22, CMC – New York immigrant rights advocates have welcomed the introduction of the bicameral United States Citizenship Act...

COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out Among Topics for Discussion When CARICOM Heads Meet

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb. 22, CMC – The roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines will be among the major matters for deliberation when CARICOM Heads of Government hold their 32nd Inter-Sessional Meeting on Wednesday and Thursday. The Caribbean...

Guyanese Nightingale Seeta Panday Passes On

By Dr. Vishnu Bisram Guyanese nightingale, Melody Queen Seeta Panday has passed on in New York. She reportedly died of COVID-19 related issues on Sunday midday at New York Presbyterian hospital in Flushing. In her...

Black History Month: Guyanese-born Surgeon and Team Saved MLK’s Life After 1958 Harlem Stabbing

By Chaitram Aklu Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his last speech, “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” on April 3, 1968, at the Mason Temple in Memphis Tennessee. The following day, April 4, 1968 he was...

Miranda Deebrah: Fairfield, Oxford, Columbia – The World is her Stage!

PROFILE OF THE MONTH By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine Miranda Deebrah is a seeker whose journeys have taken her to different worlds. She is at a stage in her life where her accumulated experiences have placed her...

GUYANA: PPP Government More People Centered – Poll

By Dr. VISHNU BISRAM According to an opinion poll conducted by this writer for the North American Caribbean Teachers Association (NACTA) in Guyana, the population feel that the PPP administration is more people centered and...

A Mission to Empower, Elevate, and Educate

Provide women with the tools they need to succeed so they can stand on their own two feet rather than financially depend on abusive partners or on ad hoc government resources. This has been the...

NYS Assemblywoman Tackles High Covid-19 Rate in Richmond Hill

By LEON SUSERAN Newly-minted New York State Assembly Member, Jenifer Rajkumar, is ready to use all tools necessary to fight the coronavirus pandemic in her district. The new assemblywoman held a mask and sanitizer distribution on...

Black History is Our History

By Dr. DHANPAUL NARINE February means Black History Month. It is the time when teachers dust those books from the previous year, and brush up on their knowledge of Black personalities and events. Do we...