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    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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    NRDDB throws full support behind COI on Indigenous Land- sends strong message to NTC.

    Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock yesterday cast away all doubts from the minds of Indigenous leaders from the North Rupununi after the National Toshao’s Council NTC continued on a mischievous path to cause disharmony among the indigenous peoples. The NTC attended the opening of the

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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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    Immediate relief for Region 8 residents affected by flooding.

    The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs and Brian Tiwari Aviation Service earlier today collaborated in a major way and brought relief to residents of Region 8 who are affected by flooding due to persistent rain fall. Several families are affected by the flooding in Chenapou, Sand Hills, Waipa and Karabarupai.

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    CDOs urged to operate efficiently and with integrity…

    Community Development Officers in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs were reminded of their key role in development within indigenous villages and communities in the ten administrative regions. The Ministry opened a two day workshop on Wednesday at Moray House on Camp and Quamina Streets as a means of building

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    Sweeping changes imminent for Indigenous Women and Children….

    The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (MoIPA) in collaboration with UNICEF Guyana and other partners have embarked on a Study on Indigenous Women and Children across Guyana. The Study was launched Friday last at the Santa Rosa Secondary School in the Moruca Sub-District, Region 1, with Vice President and Minister

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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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    Bethanians encouraged to use available resources for own development…

    The incumbent Government has made good on a campaign promise to residents of Bethany to return to the villages once elected to office and address the many challenges villagers face. This promise was delivered on Sunday last when Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples Affairs’ Sydney Allicock led a