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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Improved Transportation Treat with care and Respect – Minister Allicock urges Hinterland Scholarship Students on receipt of 30 seater Coaster Bus

Vice president and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Friday handed over a spanking new thirty seater Coaster Bus to the Hinterland Scholarship Division located in Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara. The handing over was witnessed by Minister within the Ministry Valerie Garrido-Lowe, Permanent Secretary Alfred King, Administrators and

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Santa Rosa Village Council to take proposed “Team” to address land issues to village meeting for approval

Santa Rosa and its ten satellite communities will be meeting shortly to discuss a proposed “Team” which will address land issues affecting residents in the Moruca sub-district, Barima-Waini, Region 1 area. Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock who led a twelve member team to the Region

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“HEYS no more a program but an irreversible movement” – $8M stimulus package launched in Region 10

One hundred and sixty one youth from Region 10 have benefitted from a stimulus package facilitated under the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Flagship Youth initiative the Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS Program. The Stimulus package was launched at the Coomacka Resource Center in the Mining town of Linden by

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Minister Allicock addresses conduct of Toshaos, land issues and current political situation at 6th NPDC meeting.…..

Accountability and transparency of Village Councils were heavily emphasized when Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock addressed Toshaos’ during the 6th North Pakaraima District Council (NPDC) meeting hosted by the Monkey Mountain Village Council, Region 8 on Wednesday. The NPDC meeting which was in its third

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Work commences on approximately $200M all-weather Road through North and Central Rupununi – Government committed to improving road network

Close to four thousand residents of the Rupununi, (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) Region 9 will soon benefit from improved road connectivity with the commencement of phase one of the alignment of new roads through Nappi and its satellites and Yupukari and its satellites. The alignment which commenced almost a week ago

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Minister Sydney Allicock holds fruitful discussions with NTC Executive…..

Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock addressed several concerns raised by the Executive of the National Toshao’s Council (NTC) on Tuesday while attending the body’s statutory meeting at the Hadfield Street location. Among the issues addressed were the current political situation in Guyana, Village Improvement Plans, the Hinterland Employment

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Ground Coffee Project applauded ….Tremendous benefits for the Region……

Coffee Farmers in Moruca have received staunch commendations from Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs for their commitment to the project which is intended to significantly contribute to the upliftment of their families and ultimately their communities. The farmers are caring for approximately twelve thousand coffee seedlings on

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