• ICT Hub in Baramita a necessity – Minister Sydney Allicock

    Residents of Baramita Village, Barima-Waini, Region 1 will soon benefit from an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Hub. The Village Council led by Toshao Sharmaine Rambajue already has the facility completed with fifteen cubicles for the computers which will be installed by the National Data Management Authority (NDMA) which falls

  • 25 Families benefit from hinterland housing project in Sebai……

    Some twenty five families are now proud owners of a new home through Governments Hinterland Housing Development Program which was successfully executed in Sebai, Matarkai sub-district, Barima-Waini, Region 1. Among the beneficiaries were young mothers and pensioners who were selected through a transparent process conducted by the village. Among the

  • 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’

  • 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

  • $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

  • $600,000 in grants to boost HEYS businesses in Moraikobai……

    Marina Hope is among thousands of highly successful young indigenous entrepreneurs who are realizing life changing experiences as beneficiaries of the Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS Program, the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs flagship Youth program. Twelve participants of the program with existing business ventures in Moraikobai, Mahaica-Berbice, Region 5

  • Prospects good for Indigenous development through MACORP Training……

    Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock is optimistic that recent discussions held with senior functionaries of Machinery Corporation of Guyana (MACORP) will bear fruit and can create that enabling environment where youths across the hinterland can be empowered. Minister Allicock accompanied by Deputy Permanent Secretary Samantha

  • An Icon Laid to Rest – Robert Fredrick Allicock, M.S

    Ministers Dawn Hastings-Williams and Dr. George Norton joined Regional Officials, Staff in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, relatives, friends and villagers as they paid final respects to the late Robert Fredrick Allicock, M.S at a moving farewell in his home village of Suruma, Region 9 (North Rupununi) on Monday.

  • VACANCY

    VACANCIES MINISTRY OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ AFFAIRS Amerindian Land Titling Project (ALT) The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs invites suitably qualified persons to apply for the undermentioned positions: Project Coordinator Grievance Redress Mechanism Director   QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Project Coordinator- Master Degree in one of the following disciplines: Management, Development Studies,

  • APNU/AFC a Government that Delivers- as $100M for drainage and irrigation, 40 agreement of sale for land handed out to Coomacka residents

    Forty residents of Coomacka Mines, Upper Demerara – Upper Berbice, Region 10 on Tuesday received their agreements of sale for lands for the construction of their homes. Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock, Minister of State Dawn Hastings-Williams and Minister of Social Cohesion Dr. George Norton