Post Tagged with: "Guyana"

Erika DeFreitas, a Canadian of Guyanese heritage is one of the 13-featured artists in the Unfixed Homeland” exhibit. (Photo by Melissa Noel for Voices of NY)

How 13 Artists See Guyana

Caribbean, Culture, Featured Posts, South American, Voices' Picks September 8, 2016 at 5:11 pm

Thirteen Guyanese artists explore the meaning of homeland at an exhibit in Newark, New Jersey.

“Come on, dad. Smile. You’re retiring,” soon-to-be owner of Emcon Pharmacy Caesar Bhagroo (r) said to his dad, Naresh Bhagroo, while posing for photos. (Photo by Donny Levit via Park Slope Stoop)

Park Slope Pharmacy Owner Retires to Teach in Guyana

Brooklyn, Business, Caribbean August 2, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Naresh Bhagroo, who is retiring and returning to his native Guyana to teacher school kids after being the longtime owner of Emcon Pharmacy, reflects on his nearly three decades working at the pharmacy, in Park Slope Stoop.

Guyanese Artist Tells An Immigrant’s Story

 In a one-woman show, Ingrid Griffith plays 18 characters as she tells the story of coming to the U.S. from the Caribbean nation of Guyana.

Guyanese Artist Tells An Immigrant’s Story

In a one-woman show, Ingrid Griffith plays 18 characters as she tells the story of coming to the U.S. from the Caribbean nation of Guyana.

Afro Soca in Brooklyn

Afro Soca in Brooklyn

African, Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture, Featured Posts, Video August 28, 2014 at 5:37 pm

Shakira Marshall leads her students in blending dance moves from Africa and the Caribbean.

Hindu priest Ramesh Maharaj recounts firebomb attack

Guyana national targets Hindu, Muslim neighbors

Caribbean, Queens January 6, 2012 at 2:30 pm

An ethnically and culturally diverse community in Queens where thousands of West Indians, including Indo-Guyanese live, work, or worship, is on edge after four attempted fire bombings of properties in a single day.