More Than 100 Local and International Companies on Board for Guyana’s...

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...

Caribbean Muslims Observed Eid in New York

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...

South Queens Women’s March Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Office...

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...

Eid-al-Fitr: The Festival of Breaking the Fast

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...

Mars Kitchen Promises the Ultimate Food Experience in Local Guyanese Delicacies

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...

Interfaith Council For Community Development (ICCD) Commemorates Women’s History Month

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...

Going to Court “Virtually” During the Pandemic

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...

Women Business Owners of South Richmond Hill

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...

COPCP Ozone Park Pantry Faces Challenges in Growing NYC Food Crisis

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....

Massive Relief Effort for Ukraine Held in Ozone Park

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...

All Races Must Benefit from Slavery Reparations

By Dr Vishnu Bisram Caribbean political leaders and academics have been advocating for reparations (compensations) for forced labor. The issue made the news last week...

Presidents of the NYCDOC and NYPD Desi Societies Collaborate for Food...

On Sunday April 3, 2022 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, New York City Corrections Department Desi Society President Ray Persaud and New York...

New York City Mayor Praises Hindu Community

By Dr Dhanpaul Narine The Mayor of New York City, Eric Adams, was full of praise for the Hindu community in Queens, New York. This...

Phagwah Concert Thrills the Community

By Dr Dhanpaul Narine We had to wait two years to take to the streets again. When we did, the exuberance was amazing. People came...

Judge Jackson Made History but Jim Crow Attitudes are Still Alive

By Chaitram Aklu Judge Kitanji Onyika Brown Jackson who was confirmed to be the next Associate justice on the United States Supreme Court on April...

African-American/Caribbean Education Association Inc (AACEAINC) Celebrates 25th Silver Anniversary With Activities,...

AACEAINC has been faithful in its mission of service to the community, regardless of the pandemic. In late 2021, aspiring young writers had the...

Cricket Carnival Will Create a Unique World-class Brand: President Ali

Guyana to Host Three Consecutive CPL Finals GEORGETOWN, GUYANA (DPI) -- President Irfaan Ali on Wednesday said that Guyana will be hosting the Hero Caribbean...

RHSOP Lions Club Inducts Chutney Soca Superstar

By Lion Naidoo R. Veerapen, MJF Secretary, Richmond Hill-South Ozone Park Lions Club, Inc. 917-714-7596 / lionnaidoov@gmail.com ________________________________________ On the evening of Tuesday March 8, members of the...

A Personal Tribute to Lata Mangeshkar

By Aminta Kilawan Narine, Esq. My ancestors may have lost our language centuries ago, but Lata Mangeshkar has almost perpetually been our bridge to the...

Guyana Gov’t Should Refund Indian Immigration Fund

By Dr Vishnu Bisram The British colonial government established a fund called the Indian Immigrants Repatriation Fund for indentured laborers who wished to return to...