The much anticipated construction of a Lapidary in the picturesque village of Monkey Mountain in the North Pakaraimas (Region 8) is expected to commence soon. This facility, once operable, will produce Jewellery, ornaments and exotic furniture pieces from semi-precious stones which can be found in abundance on the plains of
Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Monday handed over a cheques to Toshao of Tuseneng Village Council Philip Geronimo for the hosting of the 5th North Pakaraima Expo billed for March 26-27, 2018. Tuseneng is the host village for this year’s activity which plans to
Kwebanna Village located in the Moruca Sub-district, Barima/Waini, Region One, will be embarking on a $10M Cassava Flour Processing facility, made possible through funding from the Government in the 2018 National Budget. This initiative will see thirty farmers benefit in the initial phase of the project which focuses primarily on
Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe, indigenous leaders and several farmers from the village of Santa Rosa and Islands, Moruca Sub-region Barima/Waini, Region One, launched the much anticipated $10M Ground Coffee Production Project. The Ground Coffee project is among several green sustainable initiatives to be executed
Cooperation and unity must prevail-Minister Valerie Garrido-Lowe tells Morucan’s during Republic message.
Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe Thursday evening witnessed the hoisting of the Golden Arrow Head as Guyana celebrates its 48th Republic Anniversary. The Golden Arrow Head was hoisted on the stroke of Midnight in Sana Rosa, Moruca sub-district, Barima-Waini, Region One, which is the village
Toshao’s from across the North Pakaraima Sub-Region # 1 were encouraged to formulate Village Improvement Plans V.I.P’s which will ensure social, economic and other benefits are realized. This call was made by Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock during the opening of the 5th North Pakaraima
Kaibarupai prepares for rebuilding process following last year’s devastating floods- 21 homes were destroyed.
Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe and her team visited the village of Kaibarupai in late December to inform residents of the 2018 budgetary allocation to facilitate the rebuilding process of twenty one homes in Kaibarupai that were washed away by the devastating floods in Potaro-Siparuni,
Community Development Officers CDO’s were reminded to remain proactive in the respective indigenous villages and communities that they oversee. This was emphasized last Wednesday by Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock during his address to the CDO’s in the employ of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’
The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has made a significant financial contribution towards the successful hosting of the 2017 North Pakaraima Exposition which is set to open in Monkey Mountain, Region 8. The two-day event opens on December 8 through 9. Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie
Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock and Minister within Valerie Garrido-Lowe say they are pleased with the 2018 National Budgetary allocations for the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs. Several projects are expected to be executed come 2018 which will ensure villages and communities are positively impacted
Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock recently visited the Liliendaal, E.C.D location where the Hinterland Tertiary Student Dormitory is being constructed. Minister Allicock said he eagerly anticipates the completion of this project since it will provide “the accommodation for many many students who will be coming out from the
Forty five indigenous village leaders and councilors from Region 9 (North Rupununi) recently benefitted from a sensitization training of their rights and responsibilities under the Sexual Offences Act, the Domestic Violence Act, the Labour Act and the Combating Trafficking in Persons act. Twenty two leaders from eight communities in the
The Indigenous Residence on Thursday received a significant boost to its daily operations with the injection of a much needed Minibus geared at meeting its transportation needs. During a simple yet significant handing over ceremony at the facility’s Princess Street location on November 26, Vice President and Minister of Indigenous
Recommendations for improving an Indigenous Health Care system in the Border Regions between Brazil, Guyana and Suriname is the principal focus for delegates attending the 2017 Technical Meeting on Health Care which opened on November 9 at the Hotel Amazonas in Lethem, Region 9. Before declaring the meeting opened Vice
Twenty youth from the community of Swan on the Soesdyke/Linden Highway benefitted from Catering and Auto Mechanics training through the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs flagship program the Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS Program. The recent one-week training saw the youth displaying their culinary skill which is intended to boost
Minister Valerie Garrido-Lowe champions’ agriculture drive in Kwebanna- farmers grateful for tools received.
Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe on September 15 last handed over a quantity of agricultural tools to twenty five farmers from Kwebanna, Region One. Among the tools received were cutlasses, files, hoes, water cans, shovels and pick axes and were handed over during an outreach
Several students of the Tuseneng Primary School in Region 8 are in Georgetown on a schools educational tour as part of activities for the 2017 Indigenous Heritage Month of Celebrations. The students who are accompanied by a teacher arrived in the city on Sunday for a weeklong tour. The Ministry