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Culture Box It’s about ten past nine in the morning and I am waiting to hop on a bus; don’t feel like it but I don’t exactly have a choice either.

Cornmeal Cou-Cou in 10 minutes!

Cornmeal Cou-Cou with Sardines in Tomato-Onion Sauce Photo by: Cynthia Nelson

Hi Everyone, Perfect Cornmeal Cou-Cou cooked to the high Bajan standards in 10-minutes? In a microwave oven? No way! Way! About three weeks ago, while having dinner with close friends, I happened to be seated next to a friend, Pauline, a phenomenal home cook who describes her food pretty much the same way as I do – it’s food, my way.

Top model goes plus size


Guyana’s next top female model is going to be plus size after three years of the competition because the organizers are only looking for models this year that fit into that category.

Trinidadian Qaseeda singer wows locals at Youman Nabi programmes

Trinidadian Qaseeda singer Jameel Hoosein participating in a local Islamic programme to mark Youman Nabi.

Renowned Caribbean singer, Trinidadian Jameel Hoosein was the special guest at the Youman Nabi observance in Guyana this year. According to a press release from the organizers Hoosein was invited by the Muslim Youth League of Guyana, the United Sadr Islamic Anjuman and the Anna Catherina Islamic Complex (ACIC) for a series of programmes to mark Eid Milad Un Nabi.

Link Show 26 on this weekend

Michael Ignatius, Lavonne George, Howard Lorimer, Lynyus Adams and Sonia Yarde in a scene from the Link.

Tonight and tomorrow could be the last two chances to see Link Show 26 in Georgetown. Guyana’s annual satirical show which opened last month at the National Cultural Centre was held over again this weekend starting last night and concluding tomorrow night.