Oluatoyin Alleyne

Breast cancer survivor Ena Persaud offers hope

Weeks shy of her sixtieth birthday, Ena Persaud was diagnosed with breast cancer and almost three years and a double mastectomy later she is a tower of strength and a woman who is not shy about sharing here experience as she believes that the more women and men talk about cancer more persons would be motivated to take the necessary precautions.

New public service tribunal registrar driven to serve the ordinary indivdual

After more than two decades, members of the public service now have recourse in matters of appointments, dismissals or other forms of disciplinary action with the appointment of the Registrar of the Public Service Appellate Tribunal (PSAT) Newly accepted member of the bar Amoura Giddings was appointed Registrar of the tribunal by President David Granger last week and the young attorney said her new position is right up her alley as she always wanted to work in an area that offers assistance to people who may be struggling.

Rights must be respected, people valued – First Lady

Guyana’s First Lady Sandra Granger believes that “rights are rights” and in order to build a cohesive society we must respect and value each other regardless of race, creed or sexual orientation, even as she suggested that at the level of Caricom, a model legislation be drafted and adopted by all countries to ensure that member states conform to the many international conventions they have signed.

Teen with skin disorder to finally go to school

– attended life-changing camp in the US

Now aged 14, Sasha Bharrat will finally have the opportunity to attend school as she is receiving treatment for a skin condition, which for years barred her from attended classes; the young teenager says she is anxiously awaiting that opportunity as she hungers to learn.