No more neglect of hinterland regions

AUTHORITIES have once again pledged to improve the lives of the approximately 113,000 Guyanese living in the hinterland communities; promising to ensure that every region across Guyana has the capacity to grow. “We want to be in people’s villages and not at Fort Street, Kingston,” Local Government and Regional Development

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ICT Hubs project to be reintroduced in hinterland communities

Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai, has disclosed that the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C), will be reintroducing the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) hubs in the hinterland. Speaking at a recent media briefing, Minister Sukhai explained that the project will be done in collaboration with the Ministry of

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NTC pleased with Governments approach to Amerindian peoples’ development

Amerindian Land Titling, COVID-19 and other health challenges, Heritage Celebrations, agriculture and sustainable economic projects were discussed when Minister of Amerindian Affairs Pauline Sukhai met the Executive of the National Toshao’s Council (NTC) on Tuesday. The Minister met with NTC Chief Nicholas Fredericks and his team at the Ministry’s Thomas

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“We each have a personal duty to safeguard our health and that of others”, Minister Sydney Allicock advises.

Statement by Hon. Sydney Allicock, M.S. The corona virus has become a feared worldwide phenomenon, Guyana has four confirmed cases with on-going screening being continued under the umbrella of the Ministry of Public Health. The corona viruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common

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Minister Garrido-Lowe commissions $31M Modern Moruca Mall

Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie-Garrido-Lowe on Saturday commissioned the $31M one of its kind Modern Moruca Mal, located in Kumaka, Santa Rosa, Moruca, Barima/Waini, Region 1. The project was executed under the Presidential Grant Programme in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs. Scores of residents turned

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Successful Debate in Patamona wraps up activities for International Year of Indigenous Languages.

Preserving all nine indigenous languages across Guyana was undoubtedly the winner of a debate in the Patamona language recently hosted in Paramakatoi, Potaro-Siparuni, Region 8 to bring the curtain down on activities in observance of 2019 which was designated as International Year of Indigenous Languages.      The debate was historical

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“We intend to make money out of farming” – Minister Garrido-Lowe to Kwebanna residents

Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe has assured residents, particularly farmers in Kwebanna Village, Moruca sub-district, Barima/Waini, Region 1, that the Government which is led by President David Granger will continue to invest heavily in Agriculture production. Kwebanna which is known for its Agriculture exploits, will

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“Need village council to put themselves together”- Minister Allicock urges Muritaro Village Council

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Thursday led a team including a legal counsel from the Ministry and engaged councillors and residents of Muritaro Village, Upper Demerara/Berbice, Region 10 in an effort to address the many challenges facing the village and finding solutions on the

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