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NYC: Interfaith Service to celebrate 53rd Anniversary of Independence

Interfaith Service brings Guyanese together to celebrate 53rd Anniversary of Independence

Flag bearer, Guyanese American NYPD Officer, Kyhume Khan, Rev. Carl Stuart, pastor of Ebenzer AME of Charlestown, Guyana, and Ministerial Staff at St. Matthew AME, New Jersey, Rudoph Ten-Pow, permanent representative of Guyana to the UN, Barbara Atherly, consul general of Guyana to NY, Imam Abdul Aziz Khan, and ex-Guyana Defense Force soldier, Kenneth Arthur, honoring flags of the two countries.

Guyana to mark 53rd Independence Anniversary in New York

By Tangerine Clarke – 16 May 2019 – Caribbean Life News

The Young Guyanese Professionals Alliance, founded by Melissa Noel and RKHTY, will host a networking event titled, “Untapped: Defining our Legacy” on Saturday, May 18, at the Slope Lounge, 837 Union St., Brooklyn to begin Guyana’s 53rd Independence Anniversary celebrations.

The four-hour event will start at 1 pm. To attend, RSVP (www.untappedgt.eventbrite.com). Space is limited.

Rudolph Ten-Pow, ambassador and permanent representative of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana to the United Nations and Barbara Atherly, Guyana’s consul general to New York, will continue the commemoration with an Inter-Faith Service, in the Atrium of the Academic Core Bldg. 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica New York (across from the Performing Arts Center of York College), the following day, Sunday, May 19, at 3 pm.

An Honor Guard of ranks of the Guyana Defence Force, the Guyana Police Force and former members of the Disciplined Services in Guyana, will lead a Flag Raising Ceremony, on Friday, May 24, at 5 pm on the grounds of Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St., to bring the celebrations to a close.

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

Barbara Atherly – Touching Lives in a Positive Way! – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Barbara Atherly – Touching Lives in a Positive Way!

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Barbara Atherly

Barbara Atherly

When Barbara Atherly left Guyana for Afghanistan little did she realize that she would make a tremendous difference in the lives of ordinary people.

Barbara’s mission with UNICEF was to improve literacy among the population, especially young women. It was a difficult mission in a war-torn country but Barbara used her people’s skills to cut across the barriers; she was pleased to see that literacy had begun to improve among girls.     Continue reading

Barbara Atherly – International Civil Servant – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Barbara Atherly – International Civil Servant

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Barbara Atherly

Her life is rich, rewarding and purposeful. She carries herself with humility and charm and she is currently Guyana’s Consul General to New York. But Barbara Atherly is much more. She is an international civil servant that has made a difference in the lives of others. This fearless woman has worked in some of the most challenging places on the planet to bring relief to children and she has done so with grace and dignity.

Barbara is an anthropologist’s dream: she has lived in different cultures, has involved herself in the lives of the communities and has helped to bring about positive changes wherever she was posted. Barbara was born in Charlestown in Georgetown, Guyana, but she grew up in Durban Street.    Continue reading

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