The Government of Guyana through the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (MoIPA) has begun the first of a series of formal regional consultations leading to the revision of the Amerindian Act 2006. The first such consultation began on Monday and will conclude today at Santa Rosa, Moruca, Barima/Waini Region and
Hon. Valerie Garrido-Lowe’s address to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, United Nations Headquarters, New York..
Madam Chair, Members of the Permanent Forum, I bring special greetings to you from HE President David Granger, and the Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. I would like to commend the good work of the Permanent Forum and assure you also that Guyana stands ready to embrace 2019
The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs notes with interest the recent media outings of the National Toshoas Council’s (NTC) Executive Committee and in particular its Vice Chairman on certain matters. The Ministry has observed a trend of public posturing by this body and indeed this officer. The NTC executive has
Twenty seven children at the Pediatric Ward of Guyana’s Premier Health Institution, the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, on Wednesday received hygiene hampers compliments of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs. Minister within the Ministry, Valerie Garrido-Lowe, and team visited the medical facility where she brought smiles to the faces of
Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples Affairs Sydney Allicock on Friday made a site visit to the multi-million dollar Hinterland Tertiary Student Dormitory in Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara. Following an inspection of works completed, Minister Allicock said he is pleased with the progress made and remains optimistic that the
Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe on Friday received a timely donation of educational material and sport gear from the Pele Football Club Alumni Corporation. The items were presented to the Minister at her Thomas and Quamina Streets location office and will be distributed to schools
Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock says economic sustainability of indigenous villages and communities remain Governments top priority as the 5th North Pakaraima Expo opened on Monday in Tuseneng Village, Region 8. The Minister noted that for success to be achieved there must be partnership and
Villagers of Santa Rosa and satellite communities have burning questions addressed in the Oil and Gas Sector.
Villagers of Santa Rosa and Islands, Moruca Sub-district, Barima/Waini, Region One are well informed about developments in the Oil and Gas sector. Village leaders were given the opportunity to have their concerns addressed as well as seek clarifications when a team led by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Alfred King said the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs will be working with villages and communities in the Santa Rosa, Moruca, Sub-district, Region 1 to implement their respective Village Improvement Plans (V.I.P’s) for sustainable development. P.S King was a member of
Eleven villages and satellites in the Santa Rosa, Moruca Sub-District, Barima/Waini, Region One are benefitting from a four-day Village Improvement Plan (V.I.P) workshop, an initiative being executed under the Sustainable Development Framework (SDF) which is aimed at building sustainable village economies. The cabinet approved SDF has been rebranded and is