Celebrating Guyana: Happy Emancipation (Freedom) Day!!

Celebrating Guyana: Happy Emancipation (Freedom) Day!!

Model:  Collace-Ann Roberts

Model: Collace-Ann Roberts

HISTORY:  Emancipation Day is celebrated in Guyana on August 1. Emancipation Day or Freedom Day, as it was earlier called, marks the abolition of slavery in 1834.

The end of the abolitionism brought about a new phase in Guyana; the villages started getting established, there was a struggle of the trade union movement and the opening of the hinterland through the pork…

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She Rocks! La Toya Herbert - First Guyanese Female to Earn Taekwondo Coaching Credentials

She Rocks! La Toya Herbert – First Guyanese Female to Earn Taekwondo Coaching Credentials

La Toya Herbert, First Taekwondo Coach

La Toya Herbert, First Taekwondo Coach

(Kaieteur News Online) Guyana’s first, First Dan World Taekwondo Federation Kukkiwon Black Belt holder La Toya Herbert recently returned from Mexico after participating in a High Performance training course for Coaches to aid the development of Taekwondo in Guyana. La Toya Herbert with other coaches and participants in Mexico.

According to the Guyana…

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She Rocks! Actress/Playwright, Ingrid Griffith, Sparkles in her One-Women Show, “Demerara Gold”

She Rocks! Actress/Playwright, Ingrid Griffith, Sparkles in her One-Woman Show, “Demerara Gold”

Star of Demerara Gold, Ingrid Griffith

Star of Demerara Gold, Ingrid Griffith

For those of us who have migrated from Guyana, Demerara Gold is refreshing reminders of the excitement, anxiety and expectation that we experience in our journey to a join our family in America.

I recently had the pleasure of sitting in the front row to watch Ingrid Griffith, the star Demerara Gold, as she seamlessly transformed into a slew of characters and…

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Join the Bombshell Revolution with Guyanese Girl Abiola Abrahams!

Join the Bombshell Revolution with Guyanese Girl Abiola Abrams!

The Sacred Bombshell Handbook

The Sacred Bombshell Handbook

Lifestyle Journalist and DARE author, Abiola Abrams, has release her second book; an enlightening advice guide that helps women create to positive breakthroughs.  The Sacred Bombshell Handbook of Self-Loveis your passport to become the woman you were born to be. If you’ve been looking for a sign, this is it. In this new book, the Love-Body-Spirit™ coach, advice…

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Journalist/PR Guru, Sherry Ann-Dixon, Shines Bright Like a Diamond!

Journalist/PR Guru, Sherry Ann-Dixon, Shines Bright Like a Diamond!

We already know that GG Sherry Ann Dixon rocks,  but 2014 is certainly her year to shine. The CEO of Women on The Crossroads and UK-based PR Guru has added another name to her list of accomplished titles.  She is now the Patron of Screen Nation  Creme de la Femme. Crème de la Femme is a sensational new 4 star networking and fine dining experience for specially chosen African Caribbean British…

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She Rocks Her Guyanese Heritage! Jennifer Bisram - Emmy Nominated Journalist

She Rocks Her Guyanese Heritage! Jennifer Bisram – Emmy Nominated Journalist

Journalist, Jennifer Bisram

Journalist, Jennifer Bisram

Jennifer Bisram is a TV Reporter for WSVN, CH7 in Miami, Fl.  Before her move to Miami, she worked at WOFL, the FOX affiliate in Orlando, Fl.

At FOX Orlando, the relatable reporter, was one of the station’s main journalists who covered the controversial Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case. Her extensive and exclusive reporting, earned her a segment there, called, “The…

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“Forgiveness is about letting go of another person’s throat……

“Forgiveness is not about forgetting. It is about letting go of another person’s throat……Forgiveness does not create a relationship.

“Forgiveness is about letting go of another person’s throat……

“Forgiveness is not about forgetting. It is about letting go of another person’s throat……Forgiveness does not create a relationship.

Lisa Punch - Our ‘Rising Star’: What to Expect During the Duels

Lisa Punch – Our ‘Rising Star’: What to Expect During the Duels

After downloading the app, repeatedly checking in and casting real-time votes, America (and Guyanese around the World) raised the Wall for twenty singers on Rising Star, and our own Lisa Punch is among the chosen few to perform tonight.

For the next three weeks, each one-hour episode will showcase three duels. Two similarly-sounding singers will perform a solo of their choice — the first on the…

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She Rocks! Paulla De Souza - International Makeup Artist/Cosmetologist

She Rocks! Paulla De Souza – International Makeup Artist/Cosmetologist

Makeup Artist Paulla De Souza

Makeup Artist Paulla De Souza

Make-up Artist, Choreographer, Cosmetologist, World Traveler, Mother – these are titles that Paulla has earned on her journey thus far.  Born in Georgetown, Guyana, Paulla grew up on the East Bank Of Demerara, and attended Central Primary School and North Ruimveldt Multilateral before finishing at St John’s College.  Years later she travelled to Trinidad to obtain…

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Forgive for your own sake…

Remember, you don’t forgive someone for his or her sake - you forgive them for your sake. 

Forgive for your own sake…

Remember, you don’t forgive someone for his or her sake - you forgive them for your sake.