Tuseneng 2018 host for North Pakaraima Expo

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

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$10M Ground Coffee project in Santa Rosa soon to be realized.

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

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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

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Village Improvement Plans critical to sustainability of Villages- Minister Allicock….

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

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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,

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CDO’s urged to be more proactive in respective regions..

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’

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Significant allocations for hinterland development in Budget 2018.

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

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Minister Allicock pleased with construction works on Tertiary Dormitory….

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

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