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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Study on Indigenous Women and Children in Guyana..

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs in collaboration with UNICEF has successfully conducted a study on Indigenous Women and Children across Guyana. The study is key to better understanding the situation of boys, girls, and their families in an effort to inform local, national and regional strategies, projects and programs

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Minister Garrido-Lowe interacts with students from ETI dormitory

“Continue to study, take your schooling seriously”, was the encouragement given by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe, to students attending the Essequibo Technical Institute (ETI), who live in the dormitory and are a predominantly indigenous population. Minister Garrido-Lowe, during a recent visit to the Region,

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