We will no longer be fooled – Region 9 villagers happy with establishment of Radio Aishalton….

Government has been commended for bridging the communication divide in the Hinterland with the establishment of six Regional Radio Stations over the past three and a half years, quenching the thirst for information of the indigenous population. This is much to the satisfaction of hinterland residents particularly in Region 9,

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Staff apprised on Ministry’s Strategic Direction …

Administration and Operational staff in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs was on Monday apprised on the Ministry’s strategic direction in achieving its mandate to the indigenous peoples. Ministers Sydney Allicock and Valerie Garrido-Lowe, Permanent Secretary Alfred King and Deputy Permanent Secretary Samantha Fedee were all in attendance. The engagement

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MoIPA on sound footing to deliver Budget 2019……..

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has been properly briefed as it relates to public spending as Government continues to make a concentrated effort in ensuring national development is realize. The Ministry of Finance handed the blue print to the Ministry when it (the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs) hosted

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There was nothing to motivate and involve young people before HEYS -Omay Sammy participant Kako Village.

Some two thousand and fifty four (2,054) small, but successful businesses have been established under the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs flagship youth program the Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS initiative since its commencement in 2015. Youth from across the hinterland have received the necessary tools to becoming financially independent,

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Bina Hill’s Green Enterprise poised to ensure Hinterland development …….

“The Ministry is firm in its partnership within the Bina Hill Green Enterprise Development Centre, a laudable initiative that has as its core, the holistic development of hinterland youth” says Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock. The Minister recently noted Government commitment to bridge the gap between the heartland

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In Excess of $235M for Amerindian Development Projects for Indigenous Villages approved for 2019….

In excess of seven hundred million dollars will be expended for the execution of Amerindian Development Projects by the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs for hinterland villages and communities come 2019. This followed the successful defence of the Ministry’s Capital and Current Budgetary Estimates in the National Assembly Monday last

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“MoIPA has been “Transforming the Economy, Empowering People and Building Sustainable Communities – FOR THE GOOD LIFE” in Guyana’s Heartland since 2015 when the APNU+AFC Government came into office”, Minister Garrido-Lowe during Budget 2019 presentation to Parliament.

BUDGET 2019 SPEECH By: Hon. Valerie Garrido-Lowe, MP Minister Within, Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Mr. Speaker, I rise to make my contribution to the debate on Budget 2019, under the theme, “Transforming the Economy, Empowering People, Building Sustainable Communities – FOR THE GOOD LIFE”. Mr. Speaker, once again, Hon.

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MoIPA awaiting Auditors review of HEYS Program for 2017….

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs is currently awaiting an audit of Progress Report for its Flagship youth Program the Hinterland Employment Youth Service (HEYS) following a request which was approved to conduct same. The request was made following the release of the 2017 Auditor General’s Report which pointed out

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Year of Indigenous Languages to be duly observed in 2019

In excess of thirty six million dollars has been included in the 2019 Appropriation Expenditure announced by Minister of Finance Winston Jordan during his Budget presentation, to coincide with celebrations for the United Nations designated Year of Indigenous Languages. This Expenditure will ensure the observances are profoundly showcased. Minister within

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Indigenous Affairs Ministry eyeing five-year extension to Amerindian Land Titling Project

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs is seeking a second extension to the Amerindian Land Titling Project which will come to an end next month (December 31,2018). Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock says the extension will ensure communities that were not demarcated and subsequently titled, would be given

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Minister Allicock says Budget 2019 full of HOPE…….

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney says he is confident that Budget 2019 when presented by Finance Minister Winston Jordan this coming Monday, will give every Guyanese hope for a productive future. Minister Allicock on Friday noted that the indigenous people in particular will continue to reap

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Batavia Village Mining issue engaging the attention of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Monday met with the Batavia Village Council, Miner Rickey Ramnarine and Representatives from the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission to address the mining situation that developed in Batavia Village, Lower Mazaruni, Region 7 late September. Parties involved, agreed to

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Minister Garrido-Lowe leads team to North Pakaraima District Development Council Meeting

Continuous Development of the North Pakaraima Region was emphasized when Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe led a team to the 6th North Pakaraima District Development Council (NPDC) Meeting. Minister Garrido-Lowe readily accepted the councils’ invitation to attend, and was warmly greeted on her arrival in

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