Cassava Festival set for December 14 in Kwebanna ahead of Commissioning of Cassava Flour Factory..

The Farmers Group along with the Hand-in-Hand Women’s Group in Kwebanna Village, Moruca sub-region, Barima/Waini, Region One, successfully concluded a one week training in preparation to host the first ever Cassava Festival scheduled for December 14. The training which was conducted by Hinterland Employment Youth Service (HEYS) Catering Facilitator, Margaret

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Aishalton Women’s Group making significant strides…

The Aishalton Women’s Association in Deep South, Rupununi, Region 9 continues to positively impact not only the village, but the Region as a whole. Chairperson of the group Immacaulata Casimero said following a visit last April by Owen DeSouza, of DeSouza Estate Establishment, a producer of organic products out of

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Successful workshops conclude with Deep South Rupununi Villages-  Indigenous Land Issues on the front burner

The Communications component of the Amerindian Land Titling (ALT) Project on Friday wrapped up a successful week of workshops in Aishalton, Muraranau, Awaraunau and Shea Villages in deep South Rupununi, Region 9. Scores of residents attended the workshops from the respective villages where pertinent information was share on Demarcation and

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A Vision Now a Reality- as First lady commissions Pakaraima Lapidary Facility….

First Lady Mrs. Sandra Granger, Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock, Minister within the Ministry Valerie Garrido-Lowe, Minister of Finance Winston Jordan, Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan and Minister of Public Telecommunications Cathy Hughes on Friday commissioned the $10M Pakaraima Lapidary Facility in Monkey Mountain, Region

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$8M Multi-purpose Center commissioned in Kumu- a victory for your community says Minister Allicock

Approximately four hundred residents of Kumu, a Satellite Community of St. Ignatius Village, Region 9 will have better access to Health Care as well as additional support to Cultural diversity, following the commissioning of an eight-million-dollar Multi-Purpose Center there. The center which was commissioned on Wednesday was funded by the

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Forty four Indigenous leaders complete Mediation Training.

Forty four representatives from sixteen Indigenous villages across Barima/Waini, Region 1 and Pomeroon/Supenaam Region 2 last week successfully completed a two-day Mediation Training. The training which brought together Toshao’s, Senior Councillors, Councillors and Community Development Officers was held on October 21-22 in Mainstay Village, Region 2.        

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Rivers View Toshao Kenneth Edwards receives Patamona Dictionary and Arekuna Alphabet.

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has launched the much awaited Patamona Dictionary and an eighteen letter Arekuna Alphabet. The launch took place during Indigenous Heritage Month Celebrations in Rivers View, Region 10. The Alphabet which encapsulates the sounds and illustrations in the Arekuna language and the Patamona Dictionary were

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Food and Drug commits to providing support to boost economic projects in indigenous communities

The Cassava Flour Processing Facility in Kwebanna Village, Moruca sub-district, Barima-Waini, Region 1 has received the nod from the Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) for ensuring the facility is built to international standards. Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe recently led a team to

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Full Hinterland Scholarships for 13 top NGSA Students from Region 9 – Minister Allicock announces

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock today announced that thirteen students from Region 9 who excelled the at recent national Grade Six Assessment will be receiving full Hinterland Scholarships to attend Secondary Schools. Minister Allicock made the announcement during the National Grade Six Assessment Awards Ceremony

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400 plus residents to benefit from new Wakapoa bridge

Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Thursday commissioned a one million dollar bridge in the Upper Koria-Yarshirmima, Wakapoa village, Pomeroon-Supenaam, Region 2 as Government intensify efforts towards bridge the economic and social divide. The funding is part of capital expenditure under the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs and

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APNU/AFC Government working for the Cause not the Applause – Minister Allicock tells Agatash and neighboring communities

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock said the APNU/AFC Government will continue its efforts to empower each and every Guyanese so they can enjoy the “Good Life” promised. Minister Allicock and Minister within the Ministry of Finance Jaipaul Sharma engaged residents in Agatash and its environs

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