New programme coming to address social issues in hinterland

GINA, GUYANA. The Ministry of Social Protection’s, Social Services department will be implementing a community advocate programme in the hinterland to efficiently address social issues. Speaking with the Government Information Agency (GINA), Director of Social Services within the Ministry of Social Protection, Whentworth Tanner, explained that having adequate an adequate

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HEYS payment now being handled by Regions….

GINA, GUYANA. Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe has confirmed that all outstanding payments have been paid to both facilitators and participants of the Hinterland Employment and Youth Service (HEYS) programme. The Minister also said that all payments in the future will be handled by the

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Guyana receives support from Brazil to ensure Sustainable development initiatives for the Indigenous Peoples are realized……

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs’ and its partners are on the verge of concluding the final stages of consultations before rolling out the much touted Sustainable Development Agreement Framework (SDAF) in Villages and Communities across Guyana. The Ministry in collaboration with Conservation International hosted key stakeholders including a team

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Guyana protected areas to be developed in leading foreign exchange earner …

Guyana is on a path to successfully expanding its ecosystem services and ultimately propelling its local tourism sector into a leading foreign exchange earner and an engine of economic development for hinterland communities that neighbor protected areas. Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock in discussion with

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Three day discussion convene to better understanding the Amerindian act … the time is right Minister Allicock.

Government has pumped ten million dollars towards initiatives geared at strengthening the Amerindian Act of 2016 and yesterday Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock said he is harkened to see emphasis placed on strengthening the Amerindian Act. Discussion among key stakeholders began yesterday at the Moray House located on

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Parliamentarians reminded of duties to the Nation.

Leadership and building respectable relationships should be the cornerstone for members of the National Assembly as they strive towards nation building. This was the message delivered by Reverend John Smith yesterday when the Georgetown Ministers Fellowship of the First Assembly of God Church of Guyana hosted law makers at a

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Bina Hill Institute meeting expectations…….

Students of the Bina Hill Institute for Research, Training and Development in Region 9 were reminded of their roles and responsibilities since they are poised to becoming the movers and shakers of the future. Students were being addressed by Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock during

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Indigenous People strategically positioned to fight poverty… Minister Allicock

Agriculture is poised to becoming Guyana’s main economic platform and in this regard, securing indigenous lands for the indigenous peoples remain critical for the Ministry with responsibility for the Indigenous Peoples. This was underscored by Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock during the North Rupununi District

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Strategic Plan to set tone for calculated execution of Ministry’s mandate——–Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock…

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock says the Ministry is poised to achieve greater successes in 2017 when its Sustainable Development Framework Agreement (SDAF) is unveiled and ready for implementation. The framework agreement will serve as a road map over the next five years to assist

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