Unity and Embracing Cultural Identity emphasized as MoIPA launches Indigenous Heritage Month Activities 2018..

Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock said the theme for this year’s Indigenous Heritage Month Celebrations “Proud of our Indigenous Identity – Celebrating in Unity” is most fitting since it “succinctly places into view the path that we as Indigenous peoples should be on”. Minister Allicock made this comment

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NTC to receive lease for land at Sophia – larger plot to be identified for construction of complex with additional facilities..

President David Granger, today, engaged the newly-elected chairman and executive members of the National Toshaos Council (NTC) at a special luncheon to discuss issues affecting Indigenous communities. During the deliberations held at the Baridi Benab at State House, the President announced that the Government will proceed with the handing over

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NTC is not a political party; it must take the lead in driving Amerindian development -President Granger

Georgetown, Guyana – DPI (July 16, 2018) President David Granger, today, called on the National Toshaos Council (NTC) to take the lead in developing Village Improvement Plans (VIPs), which are aimed at ensuring more sustainable and secure livelihoods, boosting human wellbeing, creating increased opportunities and reducing the inequalities between the coastland

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Minister Garrido-Lowe addresses concerns of residents of Monkey mountain.

Improving telecommunication across the Hinterland remains on the front burner of the Government. Licenses During a recent meeting with residents of Monkey Mountain, Potaro-Siparuni, Region Eight (North Pakaraima) Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe, assured them that the Ministry of Public Telecommunication is working assiduously to

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DPI – 122-graduate-from-hinterland-scholarship-programme

Some 122 students have graduated from the Hinterland Scholarship Programme (HSP), pursuing a secondary, tertiary and technical education at institutions not accessible in their communities. Graduating were 91 secondary level students; 23 students at the technical and tertiary level; and eight students who completed the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).

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