• Ministers Pauline Sukhai and Anand Persaud shares photo moment with Toshaos of Coastal Amerindian Communities

    Government disburses $115M in COVID Relief Grant to Coastal Amerindian Villages

    A total of $115 Million in COVID-19 Relief Grants, were on Friday disbursed by the Government through the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, to coastal Amerindian villages. This is in keeping with the Government’s promise to mitigate the negative economic impacts of the pandemic. The grant is aimed at assisting residents

  • VACANCY

    MINISTRY OF AMERINDIAN AFFAIRS Amerindian Land Titling Project (ALT) The Ministry of Amerindian Affairs invites suitably qualified persons to apply for the undermentioned position: 1 Surveyor QUALIFATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Completed Secondary School Education with Certification in Land Surveying from a recognized Learning Institution. At least 5 years of experience as

  • A Featured Image of the Ministry's Permanent Secretary and Community Development Officers at a recent CDO training

    Community Development Officers benefit from Skills Training Programme

    Twenty-three Community Development Officers (CDO), from various villages and communities across the country, have received a boost in their capacities following a two-day’s CDO Skills-Training Programme facilitated by the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs.  The training exercise was conducted from February 11 to February 12, 2021, at the Hinterland Scholarship Dormitory,

  • GPF to ensure compliance with wearing face masks in public– Min. Benn

    Following the implementation of mandatory measure by the Ministry of Health for persons to wear face masks in public, Home Affairs Minister, Hon. Robeson Benn, this evening reiterated that the Guyana Police Force plans to intensify its efforts to aid in this regard. Minister Benn explained that law enforcement officers

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • “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

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

    Statement from V.P Sydney Allicock on COVID 19. Hon. Sydney Allicock, MS, MP. Vice President & Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs 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