Attorney, Zoe Cadore, is the first Person of Guyanese Heritage to Win Miss Caribbean United States Title

Houston Caribbean Queen, Zoe Cadore, was crowned Miss Caribbean United States 2017 on Saturday, March 11th at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center for the 10th Anniversary of the competition.  Zoe is the first Houstonian to compete in and win the title of Miss Caribbean United States and the first person of Guyanese heritage to win the title. The evening featured a lively celebration of Caribbean culture and including an opening dance in Carnival costumes designed by Jewel Shannon Designs along with an … read more

She Rocks! Meet Aminta Kilawan Narine: Attorney, Community Activist & Newspaper Columnist

Aminta Kilawan Narine is an attorney, community activist, and writer. Born in the Bronx, New York to Guyanese parents, Aminta’s passion for social justice manifests in various aspects of her life. Aminta writes a weekly column for The West Indian newspaper titled, “Civics, Culture, and Community Engagement” in efforts to increase involvement and stewardship in areas such as politics and volunteerism. Aminta uses her voice for multifold purposes: she is a spirited bhajan singer but is also a vocal advocate … read more

Congratulation to Poonam Singh on winning the 2016 Miss Global International First Runner-Up Title

Guyanese, Poonam Singh, is basking in winning glory after she finished First Runner-Up at the Miss Global International Pageant held last night in the Dominican Republic. The reigning Miss Global International Guyana also won Miss Maja of the World 2016, Best Personality, Best National Costume, Best Talent, and the Best Gown categories.  Her stunning silver gown was created by House of Pearson, which is owned by local Guyanese designer, Quinton Pearson.  The first-time pageant participant shared with her Facebook fans today that she was … read more