Minister of Indigenous Peoples Affairs’ Sydney Allicock said he is extremely pleased to see youth from Monkey Mountain, North Pakaraima, Region 8 capitalizing on the opportunity the Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS Program afforded them. Minister Allicock on Wednesday took the opportunity to visit two businesses in the village which
Minister Allicock addresses conduct of Toshaos, land issues and current political situation at 6th NPDC meeting.…..
Accountability and transparency of Village Councils were heavily emphasized when Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock addressed Toshaos’ during the 6th North Pakaraima District Council (NPDC) meeting hosted by the Monkey Mountain Village Council, Region 8 on Wednesday. The NPDC meeting which was in its third
Work commences on approximately $200M all-weather Road through North and Central Rupununi – Government committed to improving road network
Close to four thousand residents of the Rupununi, (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) Region 9 will soon benefit from improved road connectivity with the commencement of phase one of the alignment of new roads through Nappi and its satellites and Yupukari and its satellites. The alignment which commenced almost a week ago
Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock addressed several concerns raised by the Executive of the National Toshao’s Council (NTC) on Tuesday while attending the body’s statutory meeting at the Hadfield Street location. Among the issues addressed were the current political situation in Guyana, Village Improvement Plans, the Hinterland Employment
Coffee Farmers in Moruca have received staunch commendations from Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs for their commitment to the project which is intended to significantly contribute to the upliftment of their families and ultimately their communities. The farmers are caring for approximately twelve thousand coffee seedlings on
Celebrating the Ministry’s Social Work Department on World Social Work Day –MoIPA invested in excess of $300 M to improve social services across Hinterland over the last three years
Indigenous Communities, patients of the Georgetown Public Hospital Cooperation and other Public Hospitals continue to benefit from initiatives aimed at improving the social and welfare aspect of living. Social Work is a profession that has been developed to administer to the very large and complex Human Service System put in
Residents of Smith Creek, Mabaruma Sub-district, Barima-Waini, Region 1, are eagerly awaiting the commissioning of the Fish and Crab Processing facility so that they can begin to benefit from market opportunities. During a visit to the facility on Thursday by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe,
The approximately $186M Hinterland Student Dormitory located in Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara is set for commissioning in early March. The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs is currently finalizing preparations for this monumental occasion. The spanking new facility which is aback the current Hinterland Student dormitory is the first of its
Approximately forty women in Kwakwani, Region 10 have embarked on empowering themselves and have established a Women’s Group there. The women proudly launched their group recently with several pieces of beautiful handmade craft on display. Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe who has direct responsibility of
The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (MoIPA) on Wednesday signed a collaboration Agreement with the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) which is aimed at aligning strategies to improve community owned and led tourism enterprises in receptive villages across the hinterland. It will also see a framework and action plan developed to
Residents of Karasabai, Region 9 were assured that the Government remains committed to ensuring all Guyanese remain united amidst efforts by rouge political elements of the opposition to cause division. This was the message to residents by Vice President and Minster of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock during a ministerial
Government continues to make a great difference in lives of Indigenous Peoples- Minister Garrido Lowe….
Suruma Village in Region 9, over the past three and a half years, has significantly benefited from Government support through economic and social interventions. Since 2015, the village has received in excess of twenty million dollars towards improving its standard of living. More than thirteen million dollars was injected towards
Ten anxious youth from Monkey Mountain in Region 8 on Wednesday embarked on a one month training in Boa Vista, Brazil for the much touted Lapidary project, the first of its kind in Guyana. The youth, five males and five females made the journey to the neighbouring State of Roraima,
Residents of Katoonarib and Sawariwau Villages in South Central Rupununi, Region 9 are eager to see the establishment of a lucrative business venture which will utilize their home grown peanuts. Villages in the South/Central area, have long been known for their ability to grow peanuts on a large scale, due
The Youth Center in Old Kara Kara, in the mining town of Linen will soon be rehabilitated as the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs partner with the Regional Democratic Council (RDC), Region 10. This will ensure youth are gainfully engaged in a conducive atmosphere that will ultimately benefit the community.
Government is resolute in ensuring the nation’s youth are empowered by building their capacity which will ultimately lead to improvement in their standard of living. This commitment was renewed when Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe led a team on an outreach to Kwakwani, Region 10