$600,000 in grants to boost HEYS businesses in Moraikobai……

Marina Hope is among thousands of highly successful young indigenous entrepreneurs who are realizing life changing experiences as beneficiaries of the Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS Program, the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs flagship Youth program. Twelve participants of the program with existing business ventures in Moraikobai, Mahaica-Berbice, Region 5

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Prospects good for Indigenous development through MACORP Training……

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock is optimistic that recent discussions held with senior functionaries of Machinery Corporation of Guyana (MACORP) will bear fruit and can create that enabling environment where youths across the hinterland can be empowered. Minister Allicock accompanied by Deputy Permanent Secretary Samantha

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An Icon Laid to Rest – Robert Fredrick Allicock, M.S

Ministers Dawn Hastings-Williams and Dr. George Norton joined Regional Officials, Staff in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, relatives, friends and villagers as they paid final respects to the late Robert Fredrick Allicock, M.S at a moving farewell in his home village of Suruma, Region 9 (North Rupununi) on Monday.

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VACANCY

VACANCIES MINISTRY OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ AFFAIRS Amerindian Land Titling Project (ALT) The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs invites suitably qualified persons to apply for the undermentioned positions: Project Coordinator Grievance Redress Mechanism Director   QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Project Coordinator- Master Degree in one of the following disciplines: Management, Development Studies,

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APNU/AFC a Government that Delivers- as $100M for drainage and irrigation, 40 agreement of sale for land handed out to Coomacka residents

Forty residents of Coomacka Mines, Upper Demerara – Upper Berbice, Region 10 on Tuesday received their agreements of sale for lands for the construction of their homes. Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock, Minister of State Dawn Hastings-Williams and Minister of Social Cohesion Dr. George Norton

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130 Region 9 Youths receives $6.5M as HEYS stimulus Grant..

One hundred and thirty youths from nineteen villages and communities in Region 9 who participated in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS Program received an additional financial boost to their respective businesses established under the youth program. Youths from eleven villages in South Central, Rupununi

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