• Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai and team in Kamarang Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni).

    Minister Sukhai visits Region Seven to conduct flood impact assessment

    Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai, representatives of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) are currently in Kamarang, Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven), to conduct flood impact assessments. The Minister said that reports have indicated that homes, farmlands and access roads to farmlands remain

  • Minister Pauline Sukhai addressing residents of El Paso, Region Eight during a visit to the community.

    “We are here with you”-Minister Sukhai tells El’ Paso’s Flood Affected Residents

    ….residents barred from ease of entry and exit Following a meeting with the Regional Democratic Council officials in Region Eight, Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai and Team on Tuesday traveled to El Paso Village, Tumatumari District, Region Eight to meet with and distribute relief supplies to flood-affected residents

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Ms. Pauline Sukhai delivers her address.

    ICT hubs to grant access to online scholarships in Amerindian communities-Min Sukhai

    The Government’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) initiative will allow residents of Amerindian communities to benefit from the 20,000 online scholarship programme says Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai. Minister Sukhai asserted this during an outreach to Capoey, Region Two on Tuesday. Residents were urged to capitalize on the

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai distributes hampers to residents of Mahdia and surrounding communities

    Mahdia, surrounding communities benefit from Covid relief hampers

    Hundreds of households in Mahdia and surrounding communities in Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) were beneficaries of COVID-19 food relief hampers. Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai on Wednesday spearheaded the distribution of the hampers in the town. This is as a result of a partnership between the Regional Democratic Council

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai interacts with residents during a outreach in Region Eight

    Minister Sukhai meets, distributes hampers to Region 8 residents

    The Honorable Minister of Amerindian Affairs Pauline Sukhai met with Mahdia and Campbelltown Region Eight residents on Wednesday. During the visit, she interacted with and distributed COVID-19 relief hampers to residents prepared by the Amerindian Affairs Ministry in partnership with other agencies. The partnering agencies included the Regional Democratic Council

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai

    Region Nine CSOs laud Government for restarting programme

    – welcome opportunity for development The Government has come in for high praise from Community Support Officers (CSOs) in several Amerindian villages for restarting the program.  The Government reintroduced the program soon after taking office in August 2020, and to date, 2, 000 persons have benefited. These persons are from

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai addressing residents

    Minister Sukhai leads outreach on Guyana/Venezuela border Controversy

    Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai led a team of officials, to conduct outreaches on the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy. The villages visited were Baramita and Matthews Ridge, in Region One. During the informative session, the Honorable Minister shared important pieces of information all Guyanese should know. “I want to

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai and Minister of Natural Resources Hon. Vickram Bharrat during the walkabout in Mahdia's business district.

    Ministers of Amerindian Affairs, Natural Resources engages Region 8 miners

    During a recent outreach over the weekend, Amerindian Affairs Minister, Hon. Pauline Sukhai and Minister of Natural Resources, Hon. Vickram Bharrat jointly met with miners in Mahdia, Region eight to discuss issues affecting them. As a result, stakeholders involved asked for better mining lands, faster processing of miner’s licenses, and

  • Cuban Dr Yumi Cambar performs an ultrasound scan on this expectant mother during the Ministry of Health’s specialist medical outreach in Region Two

    Expectant mothers in Karawab, St. Monica Mission benefit from ultrasound services

    Expectant mothers in Karawab, Upper Pomeroon River on Friday benefited from ultrasound services, on the second day of the Ministry of Health’s specialist medical outreach to Amerindian communities in Pomeroon- Supenaam (Region Two). Director General at the Ministry, Dr. Vishwa Mahadeo, who led the exercise, said persons in the remote

  • A doctor attends to a patient during the medical outreach in Mainstay/Whyaka

    Residents of Mainstay/ Whyaka benefit from medical outreach

    The specialized medical outreach led by the Director-General of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Vishwa Mahadeo moves to the Mainstay/ Whyaka Health Post. Residents of the Indigenous community are being seen for a number of health concerns. Diabetic foot care, optometry, dental and ultrasound services, and general checkups are being

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    MINISTRY OF AMERINDIAN AFFAIRS Amerindian Land Titling Project (ALT) The Ministry of Amerindian Affairs invites suitably qualified persons to apply for the undermentioned positions: 1    Field Manager-Amerindian Land Titling Project QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Field Manager – Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Management Development Studies, Rural Planning/Environmental Science/Geography,

  • Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Public Service

    The Government Of Guyana 20,000 Scholarships For Online Learning

    In keeping with the commitment made by His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali and the People’s Progressive Party in its manifesto running up to the election to grant 20,000 scholarships for Online Courses, the Ministry of Education teaming up with the Ministry of Public Service is pleased to announce and


    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,

  • 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

  • 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