Sam Hinds Named Guyana’s Ambassador to the United States

Prime Minister Phillips Says Hinds is 'The Man for the Job' GUYANA (DPI) -- Former Prime Minister and President of Guyana, Samuel Hinds O.E., has been named Ambassador to the United States of America. Current Prime...

Resilience PAC Announces Endorsement of City Council Candidate Felicia Singh

QUEENS, NY - Resilience PAC, a political action committee focused on building climate resilience and equitable adaptation to climate change announced their endorsement of Felicia Singh in coastal District 32 today. When sharing their endorsed...

Guyana Government Says Diaspora Conference Will Not be a Talk Shop

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 17, CMC – The Guyana government Monday insisted that the May 22 diaspora conference should not be viewed as another “talk shop” but will facilitate constructive dialogue in keeping with President...

Nearly Quarter Million Applied for Curfew Passes: Griffith

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, May 17, CMC – Police Commissioner Gary Griffith said Monday at least 250,000 people have applied for exemptions under the eight hour curfew that came into effect last weekend in...

Western Diplomats Urge Guyana to Begin Discussions on Legalizing Same Sex Unions

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Guyana is being urged to begin discussions on legalising same sex-relations as the global community observes “International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia” on Monday, May 17th. In a joint statement...

CARICOM Appoints First Female Secretary General

Dr Carla Barnett Discusses Some of Her Priorities BELMOPAN, Belize, May 12, CMC – The incoming Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary General, Dr. Carla Barnett, says one of her first priorities will be to extend outreach...

Legal Corner: Time to Get a Will Done

By Rakesh Rampertab, Esq. The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed more than half a million lives in the United States, and people are still dying. Our own New York City is still a very high-risk locale....

RHSOP Lions Club in Service to the Queens Community

By LION NAIDOO R. VEERAPEN Secretary, Richmond Hill-South Ozone Park Lions Club, Inc. In this report we will list some of the outstanding service projects that the Richmond Hill-South Ozone Park (RHSOP) Lions Club, Inc. has...

David Armogan, Chairman of Region Six, Guyana: Serving East Berbice-Corentyne With a Passion for...

By Leon Suseran Regional Chairman of Region Six Mr Permaul “David” Armogan is one of the longest-serving county executives in Guyana, and indeed Region Six. Speaking to The West Indian about his tenure, Mr Armogan,...

George Floyd: There is a Long Way to go, Says Queens Borough President

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine Donovan Richards, Queens Borough President, told a group of media representatives that he was sorry about the tragedy that befell George Floyd. He said that was not able to fully take...