Minister Garrido-Lowe praises Essequibians for being self-sufficient at Independence Flag Raising Ceremony..

Reflecting on the Guyana’s 51 years as an independent nation Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe, implored Essequibians to continue being the model region in every sphere. Minister Garrido-Lowe gave this commendation during the 51st Independence Anniversary Flag Raising Ceremony held at Damon Square in Anna

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Upper Mazaruni Villages affected by floods..

Region Seven Chairman Gordon Bradford is currently assessing the flood situation in the Upper Mazaruni area. The Regional Chairman and a team which also includes Agriculture Officer from NAREI Quincy Bentinck who is stationed in the Region are currently in Paruima assessing the situation there. According to reports farms have

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MoIPA/INET Donation Drive activated..

Cooperate Guyana has come on board in support of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs and I-NET Communications’ Donation Drive campaign which continues to provide support to residents of Region eight who are affected by flooding. Several companies have donated much needed items towards this cause. The companies that have

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MoIPA and BK International Inc. signs multi-million dollar contract for Hinterland tertiary student Dormitory…

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs and BK International Inc. earlier today signed a multi-million dollar contract for a dormitory that will house some one hundred and twenty hinterland students attending tertiary institutions across Guyana. The contract was signed by MoIPA’s Permanent Secretary Alfred King and Chief Executive Officer of

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Indigenous Affairs Minister chides opposition for misleading Guyanese on Amerindian Land titling COI

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs vehemently rejected the motion to withdraw the “Commission of Inquiry surrounding claims of Amerindian land titling, the individual, joint or communal ownership of lands acquired by freed Africans and any other land titling in Guyana”. During a debate in the national Assembly

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