Former Miss Houston, Zoe Cadore, will represent Guyana at upcoming Houston Caribbean Queen Pageant

Judith Zoe Cadore is a proud Houstonian of Guyanese and Grenadian descent. The 26-year-old attorney holds a B.A. from Spelman College & a J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center (UHLC). Zoe was crowned Miss Houston in 2013 and represented the city at the Miss Texas Pageant where she received awards for talent, interview and community service. Her many accomplishments include the UHLC Faculty Distinguished Service Award, being published in the Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy and … read more

Celebrating Guyana’s 50th Anniversary of Independence

On Friday, May 26th, 2016,  Guyana will celebrate it’s 50th Anniversary of Independence. Guyana achieved its independence on May 26th, 1966 and thousands of Guyanese living all around the world have traveled home to take part in the festivities which includes a series of activities titled “Guyana Jubilee”.  Anniversary events are also planned for various locations in US, Canada, UK and a few Caribbean Islands.   Please join us a we wish our beloved Nation a Happy 50th Independence Anniversary. … read more

She Rocks! Chemistry Student, Sophia King, Graduates with Highest (Summa Cum Laude) Honors

Four years ago Sophia King was awarded a Math/Science Initiative Scholarship to study Chemistry at Adelphi University in New York.  Over the years, the 22-year-old future chemistry professor has presented at conferences in Dubai and Spain, conducted research in Poland and received a Recognition Award for Community Service and Leadership and a Presidential Award for Academic Excellence.   This Sunday, May 22, Sophia will walk the stage with Adelphi’s Class of 2016, receiving Summa Cum Laude honors and a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry.  Below Sophia … read more

Celebrating Our Nurses: Meet, Ameela Singh, Dedicated Family Nurse Practitioner

Ameela Singh was originally born in Georgetown, Guyana, South America. Her family moved to the United States at the age of 3 for better opportunities; Ameela understood this dream! Her parents always pushed her and her goal was always to make them proud. Ameela grew up as a loving child always the first to respond to an ache or a scrape, no matter what. As a child, everyone knew that Ameela would be a nurturer; therefore, a career in Healthcare … read more

She Rocks! Guyanese, Candace Barnes, graduated Hampton University with Perfect 4.0 GPA

Former Queen’s College student, Candace Barnes, has proven that “excellence is not a skill, it’s an attitude.”  The 23 year old honor student, and cellular and molecular biology major, recently graduated  Summa Cum Laude from Hampton University with an impressive 4.0 GPA. In 2010, Candace was one of the top performers of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations in Guyana when she gained 14 Grade Ones and one Grade Two.  In 2012, she moved to the USA to attend Hampton  University … read more