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Event to be Held at Arthur Chung Conference Centre From May 19 to May 21 Department of Information (DPI), Guyana GEORGETOWN, GUYANA: Twenty international companies have already signalled their interest in participating in the highly anticipated Agri-Investment Forum and Expo, set to open at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre (ACCC) on May 19 to 21. Apart from the global entities, 33 regional...
By Vishnu Bisram Eid was celebrated by the large Caribbean Muslim community in New York on Monday morning with traditional prayers at Guyanese Masjids across the city. Eid culminates the month long dawn to dusk fasting period of Ramadan that commenced on April 2. Heavy rain showers and dark clouds above did not deter attendance at the Masjids which were...
QUEENS, NEW YORK - On Saturday, April 16, South Queens Women’s March (SQWM) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3pm for the organization’s new office space at 130-01 Liberty Avenue Unit 1R, Richmond Hill, NY 11419. Approximately 75 individuals attended to witness the celebration. For over two years, South Queens Women’s March (SQWM) has been working hard to fulfill its mission...
By Chaitram Aklu Beginning Sunday May 1 in the evening and ending in the evening on Monday May 2 (pending moon sighting), the 1.9 billion (2020 estimate) Muslims around the world will celebrate Eid-Al-Fitr or the Festival of Breaking the Fast. The festival brings to an end the holy month of Ramadan during which Muslims fast daily from sunrise to sundown....
By Leon Suseran Nestled in the heart of South Ozone Park, Mars Kitchen Restaurant and Bar has returned, bigger and better. Speaking recently with the West Indian, the co- proprietor Maria Joseph, mentioned that the restaurant recently reopened, after being closed for a few weeks in 2021 due to renovations. And has now introduced the Guyanese home-styled Chinese food. “We have...
Elected Officials and Community Leaders Honored By Nala Singham RICHMOND HILL, QUEENS (March 27, 2022): It was an evening of celebration honoring the recognition of outstanding citizens in the service to the community, organized by the founder of ICCD, visionary Dr. Mohammed Hack. In this historic occasion, coinciding with Women’s History Month, four newly elected woman judges of the county of Queens,...
By Rakesh Rampertab, Esq. The COVID-19 health pandemic has changed daily life significantly. Our judicial system in New York has not been spared. There is a tremendous delay in proceedings. In some instances, such as the foreclosure departments, nothing much is happening. Landlord and tenant courts here in New York City are swamped with a backlog of cases to be...
By Aminta Kilawan Narine, Esq. Women’s History shouldn’t just be relegated to the month of March. Women shape the fabric of our community and many have stories that have yet to be told. We ought to tell them. There are many women around our community who run booming small businesses across various industries. All are in the heart of the...
By Leon Suseran Even as the Covid-19 pandemic dips in the New York City area, the lines at the Ozone Park food pantry do not. Now in its second year, the pantry, executed by the Cityline Ozone Park Civilian Patrol (COPCP) serves hundreds of people every Saturday along Rockaway Boulevard and Digby Place. But of recent, the food supplied by the...
By Leon Suseran A massive Ukraine Relief Effort was held in front of the Living Word Christian Fellowship church in Ozone Park on March 19th. The initiative was sponsored by the Ozone Park Residents Block Association(OPRBA), NY State Assembylwoman Stacey Pheffer Amato; Ozone Park-Howard Beach- Woodhaven Lion’s Club; Assemblyman Mike Miller; and co-sponsored by Kiwanis of Ozone Park; South Beach Civic...
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