• President of Guyana, H.E Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali

    Hinterland communities to benefit equally from oil and gas wealth

    His Excellency, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali says the impending wealth from the oil and gas sector will benefit all Guyanese equally. The Head of State gave this assurance while addressing the Regional Toshaos’ Meeting in Region Nine on September 4, 2021. “Let me assure you once again, that you would

  • 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

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs Pauline Sukhai interacts with a resident of Kurukubaru, Region Eight

    Minister Sukhai encourages Kurukubaru residents to make village development a priority

    Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai MP, has assured residents of Kurukubaru, Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuta) that the Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali-led Administration will continue to engage and support them in every area of development. To this end, she urged them to “concentrate” on developing their community. She made the call

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai shares a photo moment with newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Yesmin Oruc and a colleague.

    Minister of Amerindian Affairs receives Courtesy Call from newly-appointed UN Resident Coordinator|| October 12, 2021

    Guyana’s newly appointed United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator, Ms. Yesim Oruc, today paid a courtesy call on the Honourable Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai M.P. The officials met and discussed topics of similar interest at the Ministry’s Thomas and Quamina Streets Office. Ms. Oruc of Turkey was appointed UN

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai, MP, at the simple handing over ceremony in Region One

    Agri sectors of Region One villages boosted with receipt of new tractors

    Three villages in Region One are the beneficiaries of a new tractor, to boost agricultural production, making them more self-sufficient. Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai, MP, handed over the vehicles to the Chairperson of the Community Development Councils (CDC). These include Hosororo, Bumbury Hill, and Wainaina Hill, three of

  • Honourable Joseph Hamilton M.P, Minister of Labour delivering his feature address

    151 Community Service Officers graduate from BIT skills training program

    The Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour /Board of Industrial Training hosted a graduation ceremony for some 151 Community Service Officers (CSO) who completed various modules of technical training. In attendance were, Hon. Minister of Labour Joseph Hamilton, Minister of Housing and Water, Hon. Collin

  • Minister Pauline Sukhai and Team during brief remarks at the handing over ceremony of the new bus and tractor.

    Transportation, no longer a worry for Fairview villagers

    The government has delivered a minibus to the village of Fairview, Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni), eliminating the transportation woes of students, who are enrolled at the Annai Secondary School in Region Nine. The community had complained that many students of Annai Secondary are not attending school regularly, as transportation from Fairview

  • The gathering of Toshaos on day one of the Regional Toshaos Meetings in Lethem, Region Nine

    REGIONAL TOSHAOS MEETINGS 2021 COMMENCES

    Three representatives of Region nine will now serve on the National Toshoas Council (NTC). The election process took place on day one of the Regional Toshaos Meetings in Lethem, Region Nine. Moreover, those elected were; Toshaos Shamir Khan of Yupukari, Michael Thomas of Aishalton, and Lenny Moses of Massara, Region

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai shares a photo moment with the participants of the Annual Theme Competition.

    Winner, other participants of Annual Heritage Month Theme Competition Awarded

    The closing ceremony for a recent batch of ICT graduates also saw the winner and other participants of the Annual Theme Competition honored. Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai presented Mr. Orlan Thomas, with a cash prize after his theme, won the competition. Thus, This year’s theme for Amerindian

  • Ministers, Hon. Pauline Sukhai, Hon. Sonia Parag and Hon. Nigel Dharamlall share a photo moment with the new ICT graduates.

    Second Batch of Community Service Officers graduate from ICT training in 2021

    The Government of Guyana continues to invest significantly in its human resources, more particularly the country’s youthful population. 23 Amerindian youths graduated with the skillset to function in the field of Information and Communication Technology. The youths engaged in the ICT training which lasted for a period of 3 weeks.

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai M.P hands over the "Because We Care" grant to a student's parent

    Minister of Amerindian Affairs spearheads distribution of over $18M in “Because We Care” grant to Region 8 villages

    Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai has assured all hinterland students that they will benefit from the ‘Because We Care’ initiative. The Minister made this statement in Region Eight when she launched the initiative. She spearheaded the distribution of over $18M at Paramakatoi, Bamboo Creek, and Bashville Yawong. Students attending

  • Blazing the Trail of Amerindian + Hinterland Development

    It has already been one year since the PPP/C government took office. Clink on the link below to download or view all the successful initiatives undertaken by the government for the Hinterland Development! https://moaa.gov.gy/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/DPI-One-Year-Supplement-1-compressed.pdf

  • Hon. Minister Pauline Sukhai M.P and ministry team joined by Riana Toney and her family.

    Presidential Scholarship Awardee, Riana Toney pays visit to Honourable Pauline Sukhai MP ahead of departure to overseas-University

    Ahead of her departure to the prestigious Fordham University, 18-year-old Presidential Scholarship Awardee, Riana Toney paid a visit to the Hon Pauline Sukhai, Minister of Amerindian Affairs. Riana shared of her journey to being accepted into the top university, her field of study and future plans upon her return back

  • From left : Parliamentary Secretary, Ms. Sarah Browne, High Commissioner Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to Guyana, H.E Mark Berman, Minister of Amerindian Affairs Hon. Pauline Sukhai and Deputy Permanent Secretary, Mr. Ryan Toolsiram.

    Courtesy Call|| August 4th, 2021

    The newly accredited High Commissioner Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to Guyana, His Excellency Mark Berman today (August 4th, 2021) paid a Courtesy Visit to the Honourable Pauline Sukhai MP, Minister of Amerindian Affairs, at her Thomas and Quamina Streets Office. Discussions between High Commissioner , H.E Berman and Hon.

  • Ministers Hon. Pauline Sukhai and Hon. Joseph Hamilton officially signs the MOA for the training programme.

    MOAA, MOL sign MOA for training of 440 Community Service Officers

    .A collaboration between the Ministries of Amerindian Affairs and Labour- Board of Industrial Training will see some 440 community service officers (CSO) being exposed to theoretical and practical training in two critical areas for community development over a six month period. The partnership was sealed with the signing of a

  • H.E President Mohamed Irfaan Ali and Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai shares a photo moment with the Toshaos of the villages

    H.E Mohamed Irfaan Ali hands over brand-new tractors to 30 Amerindian villages

    Several villages were the first to receive a village tractor from H.E Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali to boost the agriculture and forestry sectors. President Ali handed over the first 30 machines during a ceremony at the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs’ Hinterland Scholarship Dormitory. Additionally, The Government of Guyana through the

  • Minister o Amerindian Affairs,Pauline Sukhai

    Youths engaged on opportunities offered by Government

    Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai today (June 30th, 2021) engaged a second batch of Amerindian and Hinterland Youths on a number of Government opportunities which they can take advantage of for the 2021/2022 academic year. The meeting was aimed at ensuring that youths are aware of the opportunities

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs Pauline Sukhai during one of the outreaches in region 8.

    Minister Sukhai delivers relief supplies, visits Region 8 flood-affected villages

    Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai and team travelled to and visited the communities of Karisparu, Chiung Mouth and Itabac in Region Eight. The visits on June 25 to 28, focused on delivering relief supplies, listening to challenges and discussing support measures for flood-affected residents. Residents of Karisparu received