New programme coming to address social issues in hinterland

GINA, GUYANA. The Ministry of Social Protection’s, Social Services department will be implementing a community advocate programme in the hinterland to efficiently address social issues. Speaking with the Government Information Agency (GINA), Director of Social Services within the Ministry of Social Protection, Whentworth Tanner, explained that having adequate an adequate

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading