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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MoIPA continues to acknowledge contributions made by the Indigenous People– several to be honored during Stephen Campbell Celebrations …

Several indigenous persons will be acknowledged for their contributions towards the development of the hinterland when the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs hosts its annual Celebration of the Life and Work of Stephen Campbell on Monday, September 10 at the Umana Yana, Kingston. The Life and Work of Stephen Campbell

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Jawalla Hallelujah group to lead 2018 Indigenous Heritage Month Religious Service.

The Indigenous community countrywide is eagerly awaiting the commencement of activities for Heritage Month 2018. The Month long activities will commence with a Religious Service at the Heritage Village, Sophia which will feature a Hallelujah Group from Region Seven. Coordinator of this activity Ms.Valary Dorrick explained recently that the only

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