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Guyana Independence Parade NYC: PM Nagamootoo: Guyana on the cusp of wealth

Prime Minister of Guyana, Moses Nagamootoo, told expatriates that Cheddi Jagan and Forbes Burnham, late presidents — on the night of the country’s Independence ceremony in 1966, put aside their political differences and embraced each other, and urged nationals to see that embrace as a mandate for unity.

Nagamootoo, who, arrived in Brooklyn, with wife, Sita, on Sunday, June 2 to celebrate the nation’s 53rd Independence Anniversary, was the Grand Marshall of the 4th Annual Guyana Independence Committee Parade, which began at the corner of Church and Utica avenues.        Continue reading

Guyanese celebrate 49th Mashramani with pride and unity in NYC – By Tangerine Clarke

Guyanese celebrate 49th Mashramani with pride and unity

One People, One Nation, with One Destiny, was the common thread that ran through a pulsating multicultural presentation of music, dance, drumming, and a parade of Guyana’s six races, to commemorate the nation’s 49th Mashramani under the auspices of Ambassador Rudolph M. Ten-Pow and Consul General of Guyana to New York, Barbara Atherly, who, called on expatriates to celebrate Guyana’s diversity with unity and pride.

In her welcome remarks to a packed audience in the DC1707 auditorium, in NYC last Friday (15 February 2019), Atherly recalled the festivity and jubilation that Guyanese enjoyed four years after independence, when Guyana became a Republic on Feb. 23, 1970, and encouraged nationals to delight in their rich cultural heritage, noting, ‘we are stronger together as a people, it is all about joy and celebrating our nationality, and looking into the future that is bright with everything that we hoped for.”          READ MORE

New York: Town hall meeting answers urgent questions relating to Guyana

By Tangerine Clarke

A\t the head table, Director General in the Min. of Foreign Affairs, Audrey Waddle, VP and Min. of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, Ambassador Rudolph M. Ten-Pow, and Consul General to New York, Barbara Atherly, during the town hall meeting.

Sept. 29, town hall meeting at York College, was clearly a success, since many pressing questions were answered by Guyana’s VP and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, who, after issuing his statement to the United Nations 73rd GA, and a hectic week of bilateral meetings, addressed topics that included the Guyana territorial controversy, Guyana’s oil and gas sector, migration, charitable donation red-tape, and the disbursement of oil revenue to poor citizens.         Continue reading

Guyana increasing programs to combat high suicide rate – By Tangerine Clarke

Guyana increasing programs to combat high suicide rate

Photo: Ambassador Rudolph M. Ten-Pow addressing a Women of Mission International (WOMI) audience at the Crystal Manor, Brooklyn.
The Guyana government, through the Ministry of Public Health, civil society organizations and professionals, both in and outside of Guyana, are slowly, but surely, taking action to combat the high rate of suicide incidents in rural areas of the country, according to Permanent Representative of Guyana to the United Nations, Ambassador Rudolph M. Ten-Pow.

Guyana was ranked #1 in the world in 2015, for suicide cases among women, according the World Health Organization (WHO), that recently put the Republic at a disparaging fourth place, that Ambassador Ten-Pow said is very little consolation.    Continue reading

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