Government pursues ambitious programme to develop indigenous communities – Garrido-Lowe at UN Forum

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Government of Guyana is implementing an “ambitious programme” to improve the wellbeing of indigenous communities, Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, the Honourable Valerie Garrido-Lowe, recently stated at a UN Forum in New York. Ms. Garrido-Lowe made this disclosure during the sixteenth

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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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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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