400 plus residents to benefit from new Wakapoa bridge

Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Thursday commissioned a one million dollar bridge in the Upper Koria-Yarshirmima, Wakapoa village, Pomeroon-Supenaam, Region 2 as Government intensify efforts towards bridge the economic and social divide. The funding is part of capital expenditure under the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs and

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APNU/AFC Government working for the Cause not the Applause – Minister Allicock tells Agatash and neighboring communities

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock said the APNU/AFC Government will continue its efforts to empower each and every Guyanese so they can enjoy the “Good Life” promised. Minister Allicock and Minister within the Ministry of Finance Jaipaul Sharma engaged residents in Agatash and its environs

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Hinterland Scholarships Division churns out 97 youths in 2019 – respective communities to benefit

Ninety-seven students from the Hinterland Scholarship Division in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs have successfully completed the Secondary Education Program and will soon be pursuing bigger dreams. The Scholarship Division held its annual Graduation Exercise Wednesday last at the Umana Yana, Kingston where students received certificates and trophies for

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Working Group established to fast-track all-weather Road network in Region 9- as 2nd consultation concludes

A working group for the all-weather road connectivity between Nappi and its satellites and Yupukari and its satellites in Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo, Region 9 was formed during the second round of consultations with key stakeholders at the Amerindian Hostel in Lethem on Monday. Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’

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Government takes Outreach to Baramita…

Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock, Minister of State Dawn Hastings-Williams and Martin Cheong took the “Government Comes to You” Outreach to Baramita Village, Barima-Waini, Region 1 Friday last. Residents were assured that Government intends to address the social and other ills affecting the village. Minister

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$4.6M in Grants received by HEYS participants in Region2 – Toshaos’ commends Government for initiative

Ninety two participants of the Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS Program have received fifty thousand dollars each to boost their respective business ventures across indigenous villages in Pomeroon-Supenaam, Region 2. This amounts to a fruitful investment of $4.6M. The young and promising entrepreneurs received their grants on Wednesday and Thursday

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