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    HEYS payment now being handled by Regions….

    GINA, GUYANA. Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe has confirmed that all outstanding payments have been paid to both facilitators and participants of the Hinterland Employment and Youth Service (HEYS) programme. The Minister also said that all payments in the future will be handled by the

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    Mabaruma villages receive close to $8M in capital equipment….

    GUYANA, GINA. Residents of several communities within the Mabaruma District, Region One will benefit from about $8M worth in capital equipment. The equipment was handed over by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido -Lowe and Permanent Secretary to the Ministry, Alfred King during a recent visit

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    Minister Garrido-Lowe holds outreach in Mabaruma communities…

    GUYANA, GINA, Friday, April 21, 2017 Residents of several communities within the sub-district Mabaruma, Region One were afforded the opportunity to raise critical concerns, and share ideas for their communities’ development with a government team, during the period April 18-20. The team was led by Minister within the Ministry of

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    Guyana receives support from Brazil to ensure Sustainable development initiatives for the Indigenous Peoples are realized……

    The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs’ and its partners are on the verge of concluding the final stages of consultations before rolling out the much touted Sustainable Development Agreement Framework (SDAF) in Villages and Communities across Guyana. The Ministry in collaboration with Conservation International hosted key stakeholders including a team

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    Infrastructural and other improvements looming for Baramita, Region 1.

    More than nine three million dollars will be spent on the education sector for the village of Baramita, Matarkai sub-district, Region 1. During a ministerial outreach to the village late last week Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock and support staff, told residents there of the

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    Guyana protected areas to be developed in leading foreign exchange earner …

    Guyana is on a path to successfully expanding its ecosystem services and ultimately propelling its local tourism sector into a leading foreign exchange earner and an engine of economic development for hinterland communities that neighbor protected areas. Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock in discussion with

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    Preliminary findings on out of School Children Survey presented…

    The preliminary findings on an Out of School Children (OOSC) Survey initiated by the Ministry of Education in partnership with UNICEF has found that students from rural areas are at a greater disadvantage as it relates to staying in school and receiving a sound education. The OOSC initiatives is geared

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    Three day discussion convene to better understanding the Amerindian act … the time is right Minister Allicock.

    Government has pumped ten million dollars towards initiatives geared at strengthening the Amerindian Act of 2016 and yesterday Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock said he is harkened to see emphasis placed on strengthening the Amerindian Act. Discussion among key stakeholders began yesterday at the Moray House located on

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    Parliamentarians reminded of duties to the Nation.

    Leadership and building respectable relationships should be the cornerstone for members of the National Assembly as they strive towards nation building. This was the message delivered by Reverend John Smith yesterday when the Georgetown Ministers Fellowship of the First Assembly of God Church of Guyana hosted law makers at a

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    Bina Hill Institute meeting expectations…….

    Students of the Bina Hill Institute for Research, Training and Development in Region 9 were reminded of their roles and responsibilities since they are poised to becoming the movers and shakers of the future. Students were being addressed by Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock during