Permanent Secretary and other senior functionaries in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs on Tuesday hosted one hundred persons at the Indigenous Residence for its annual Christmas Lunch. The Christmas Lunch is hosted by the Ministry to spread the season of cheer to persons, who would be leaving for home
“The Ministry is firm in its partnership within the Bina Hill Green Enterprise Development Centre, a laudable initiative that has as its core, the holistic development of hinterland youth” says Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock. The Minister recently noted Government commitment to bridge the gap between the heartland
In excess of seven hundred million dollars will be expended for the execution of Amerindian Development Projects by the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs for hinterland villages and communities come 2019. This followed the successful defence of the Ministry’s Capital and Current Budgetary Estimates in the National Assembly Monday last
“MoIPA has been “Transforming the Economy, Empowering People and Building Sustainable Communities – FOR THE GOOD LIFE” in Guyana’s Heartland since 2015 when the APNU+AFC Government came into office”, Minister Garrido-Lowe during Budget 2019 presentation to Parliament.
BUDGET 2019 SPEECH By: Hon. Valerie Garrido-Lowe, MP Minister Within, Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Mr. Speaker, I rise to make my contribution to the debate on Budget 2019, under the theme, “Transforming the Economy, Empowering People, Building Sustainable Communities – FOR THE GOOD LIFE”. Mr. Speaker, once again, Hon.
The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs is currently awaiting an audit of Progress Report for its Flagship youth Program the Hinterland Employment Youth Service (HEYS) following a request which was approved to conduct same. The request was made following the release of the 2017 Auditor General’s Report which pointed out
In excess of thirty six million dollars has been included in the 2019 Appropriation Expenditure announced by Minister of Finance Winston Jordan during his Budget presentation, to coincide with celebrations for the United Nations designated Year of Indigenous Languages. This Expenditure will ensure the observances are profoundly showcased. Minister within
The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs is seeking a second extension to the Amerindian Land Titling Project which will come to an end next month (December 31,2018). Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock says the extension will ensure communities that were not demarcated and subsequently titled, would be given
Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney says he is confident that Budget 2019 when presented by Finance Minister Winston Jordan this coming Monday, will give every Guyanese hope for a productive future. Minister Allicock on Friday noted that the indigenous people in particular will continue to reap
Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Monday met with the Batavia Village Council, Miner Rickey Ramnarine and Representatives from the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission to address the mining situation that developed in Batavia Village, Lower Mazaruni, Region 7 late September. Parties involved, agreed to
Continuous Development of the North Pakaraima Region was emphasized when Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe led a team to the 6th North Pakaraima District Development Council (NPDC) Meeting. Minister Garrido-Lowe readily accepted the councils’ invitation to attend, and was warmly greeted on her arrival in
Port Kaituma and Paruima male and female football teams, Mahdia and St. Cuthbert’s male and female cricket teams, Moruca and Waramuri male and female volleyball teams will be defending their titles when the 2018 Indigenous games kick of this week end at the Everest Cricket Club Ground. Images from the
National Female Chess Champion Nellisha Johnson will be among a ten member team (5 females, 5 males) team to represent Guyana at the 43rd Chess Olympias in Batumi, Georgia, U.S.A from September 23 to October 6. The 17 year old champion Wednesday last paid a courtesy call on Minister within
MoIPA continues to acknowledge contributions made by the Indigenous People– several to be honored during Stephen Campbell Celebrations …
Several indigenous persons will be acknowledged for their contributions towards the development of the hinterland when the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs hosts its annual Celebration of the Life and Work of Stephen Campbell on Monday, September 10 at the Umana Yana, Kingston. The Life and Work of Stephen Campbell
The Indigenous community countrywide is eagerly awaiting the commencement of activities for Heritage Month 2018. The Month long activities will commence with a Religious Service at the Heritage Village, Sophia which will feature a Hallelujah Group from Region Seven. Coordinator of this activity Ms.Valary Dorrick explained recently that the only
Indigenous Heritage Month 2018 Calendar of Activities
Unity and Embracing Cultural Identity emphasized as MoIPA launches Indigenous Heritage Month Activities 2018..
Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock said the theme for this year’s Indigenous Heritage Month Celebrations “Proud of our Indigenous Identity – Celebrating in Unity” is most fitting since it “succinctly places into view the path that we as Indigenous peoples should be on”. Minister Allicock made this comment
NTC to receive lease for land at Sophia – larger plot to be identified for construction of complex with additional facilities..
President David Granger, today, engaged the newly-elected chairman and executive members of the National Toshaos Council (NTC) at a special luncheon to discuss issues affecting Indigenous communities. During the deliberations held at the Baridi Benab at State House, the President announced that the Government will proceed with the handing over