Category Archives: Associations

Profile: Dr. Carl Niamatali – Founder Guyana Cares – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Profile: Dr. Carl Niamatali – Founder Guyana Cares

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Dr. Carl Niamatali

Dr. Carl Niamatali

Dr. Carl Niamatali comes from a family of doctors. They have dedicated themselves to serving the community and these doctors can be found all over the world making a difference in the lives of others. Carl is no exception. He currently plays a leading role in the Guyana Cancer Society and through his vision an organization ‘Guyana Cares’ was set up in New York recently.

Carl was born in the New Amsterdam area of Berbice. His mom’s name is Alice and his dad is Isaac. There are ten brothers and three sisters in the family and five of them are doctors and if one includes members of the extended family there are about twenty family members in medicine.

Read more: PROFILE – Dr Carl Niamatali – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Council of Caribbean Associations Canada – Scholarship Program

Council of Caribbean Associations Canada

P.O. Box 62518, 85 Ellesmere Road, Toronto, ON M1R 5G8 Website: ~ Email: ~ Tel: 647-692-2724


Purpose: • To encourage and assist youth from Caribbean countries who are currently resident in Ontario to pursue their educational goals at the university or college level.

• To recognize academic efforts, community involvement and contribution in the Caribbean community in Ontario.

Number and Value of Awards: In 2016, 2 bursaries will be awarded. The value of each bursary to be awarded is CDN $1,000.00, to one recipient. The bursary is non-renewable and non-transferable. The bursary is to be used towards full course of study, leading to a first diploma or first degree.   Continue reading

Sponsors make STEM Camps Possible for Guyanese Youth

Support from First Lady Sandra Granger, the Diaspora and Local Sponsors make STEM Camps Possible for Guyanese Youth


The sibling team of Ima, Asha, Caleb and Joshua Christian, although US-born, have spent many summers in Guyana, attended summer enrichment programs in Guyana, and are directly connected to Guyana through their involved parents, former National Team Basketball players Karen Abrams and Leon Christian.

Since emigrating, the parent Christians have never allowed distance to hamper their contributions to Guyana, whether through representing the country in several Caribbean basketball championships, investing in a local business, contributing to local civic efforts, or now inspiring their children to share their technology knowledge with local students in Guyana. The husband and wife team feel a strong sense of duty to contribute to the development of Guyana. … [Read more]

Summer Gold…See Demerara Gold Aug. 13 in Brooklyn! + Newsletter


May and June were filled with celebration!  I was thrilled to be part of the events commemorating my homeland’s 50th year of independence, being 1 of the 50 honorees at the Guyana 50 @ 50th Anniversary and to share DEMERARA GOLD with more audiences during Caribbean Heritage month.  Speaking of which, it’s been TWO YEARS that I’ve been performing, touring and sharing DEMERARA GOLD, my Solo Play.  TWO YEARS!!!
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Tutorial High School Alumni Toronto – Family Fun Day – August 14, 2016

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We Care 2014 Medical & Educational Mission: July 24 – July 31, 2016

July 24 – July 31, 2016 –  
On the web:

Overseas Medical Assistance Team (OMAT) in collaboration with Women Of Mission Intl. (WOMI)  – Sponsors Medical Outreach   to Linden, Guyana

Contact: Linda Felix-Johnson, 347-362-1362,

The Overseas Medical Assistance Team (OMAT), and the Women Of Mission International (WOMI) are set to conduct their annual medical mission to Linden – Guyana, from July 25 to July 31, 2016. The medical mission services are administered free of cost to hundreds of patients each year. In addition to these services, the mission will also facilitate a mental health lecture for medical professionals at the Linden Hospital Complex; a community Health forum; a National Woman’s conference; a Students First Educational program and a Fitness Walk and Health Fair.   – July 24 – July 31, 2016. Continue reading

Buxton/ Friendship benefit from 2nd Economic Development & Health Seminar

Buxton/ Friendship benefit from 2nd Economic Development

& Health Seminar

IMG_2442Scores of business enthusiasts and students benefited from an Economic Development Seminar hosted by The Young Visionaries and The Committee for the Improvement of Buxton (CIMBUX Inc:) held at the Friendship Primary School, East Coast Demerara on Monday, July 4, 2016.

The second of its kind held under the theme, Reviving Buxton/ Friendship Village Economy and fostering sustainable development for Vigilance, Annandale, and the surrounding villages”.   Continue reading

Tri-State Alliance 25th Anniversary Awards – July 22, 2016. Brooklyn NY.


Central High School Alumni Toronto – Fall Dinner & Dance – September 24, 2016

Central High School Alumni Dance - September 24, 2016

Guyana Golden Jubilee Awards and Gala – Toronto, Canada – October 1, 2016

Guyana Golden Jubilee Awards & Gala Toronto

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