Wilbert Richard

Wilbert Richard – A farmer’s son turned soldier

Wilbert Richard left his family farm to join the Marines when he was 17 and narrowly missed tours in Vietnam and Okinawa. His recollections of his grandfather and great-grandfather give a great picture of...
Charles Chenier with his wife, Sonya

Charles Chenier – A Creole World War II hero

Charles Chenier, a former US pilot from the Tuskegee Airmen group, served a long and distinguished career during the second world war. Yet, despite his squadron flying more than 1,500 missions and never losing...
Marc Morial

Marc Morial – A Creole Leader in America

The city of New Orleans is well-known as a vital city to the Creole culture in the United States. One of that city's native sons, Marc Morial, proudly guided the city as Mayor for two full terms and oversaw...
Cathy Hughes

Cathy Hughes – Putting Guyana on the tourism map

The only English speaking country in South America and bigger than the UK, Guyana is often overlooked as a tourist destination in favour of its bigger – and noisier – neighbours, Brazil and Venezuela. That...
sean paul

Sean Paul – The rise of a reggae star

Born into a family of keen water athletes, Sean Paul went on to make a big splash in the world of reggae, hip hop and dancehall music. With millions of albums sold, countless collaborations with artists of...
rudolph walker

Rudolph Walker – Breaking Barriers

Jackie Robinson famously broke the colour barrier in American sports when he signed a professional baseball contract with Major League Baseball’s Brooklyn Dodgers. Actor Sidney Poitier, a Bahamian-American,...