• 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

  • Monkey Mountain receives brand new truck to alleviate transportation difficulties

    Toshao Lincoln Singh on June 28, 2021 received the keys for a Model M Truck for Monkey Mountain, Region Eight. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, Sharon Hicks made the presentation at the Ministry’s head office. The truck will allow the transportation of essential goods and other materials

  • Participants of the training programme showing Minister of Amerindian Affairs Hon. Pauline Sukhai what they have learnt

    Hinterland youths benefit from Photovoltaic training programme

    The PPP/C’s Government is on a mission to bridge the digital gap between the hinterland and coast to ensure the entire country is connected. As such, the Office of the Prime Minister’s Industry and Innovation Unit wrapped up a four-day Photovoltaic (PV) training programme. The course facilitated by trainers from

  • Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ryan Toolsiram handing over the tools and equipment to Toshao Yvonne Pearson in the presence of Parliamentary Secretary Sarah Browne and Project Coordinator Besham Ramsaywack

    Mainstay/Whyaka residents receives agricultural tools, equipment for village work

    Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, Ms. Sarah Browne, and Deputy Permanent Secretary, Mr. Ryan Toolsiram today handed over a number of agricultural tools and other equipment to the village of Mainstay/Whyaka, Region Two. Collecting the items was Toshao Yvonne Pearson at the Hinterland Scholarship Student Dormitory, Liliendaal

  • Guyana's Ambassador to the United States of America (USA), Mr. Samuel Hinds A.A. shares a photo moment with Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Hon. Pauline Sukhai

    COURTESY CALL- June 14th, 2021

    Guyana’s Ambassador to the United States of America (USA), Mr. Samuel Hinds A.A today made a courtesy visit to The Honourable Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai. Moreover, Mr. Hinds served continuously from 1992 to 2015 in the capacity of Prime Minister (PM) and is of the country’s most prominent

  • Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai Interacting with residents of Chenapou, Region Eight

    Minister Sukhai delivers relief supplies to Chenapou residents

    During the present flooding disaster, President Irfaan Ali’s administration is working overtime to provide country-wide relief to flood-affected citizens. Therefore, Hon. Pauline Sukhai Minister of Amerindian Affairs is assiduously carrying out this mandate in Amerindian villages across the country. On June 12-13th Minister Sukhai and a team visited Chenapou Village,

  • 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,