• No major Infrastructure improvement for Cane Grove Since 1992 …

    Residents of Cane Grove, Demerara/Mahaica, Region 4 bemoans the deplorable state of the roads in the area which according to one resident last received a major upgrade in 1992. Road infrastructure, negative effects of the stray catcher’s unit, drainage and irrigation, youth development and the unavailability of recreational facilities were

  • Technical Team to immediately address land issue between St. Ignatius and Moco Moco Villages

    Special Assistant on Legal Affairs to the Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs David James will be leading an Investigation team in the coming days into St. Ignatius and Moco Moco Villages, Region 9 to address the burning land issue between the two neighbors. Both villages between 2004 and 2007 would

  • Aishalton Women’s Group making significant strides…

    The Aishalton Women’s Association in Deep South, Rupununi, Region 9 continues to positively impact not only the village, but the Region as a whole. Chairperson of the group Immacaulata Casimero said following a visit last April by Owen DeSouza, of DeSouza Estate Establishment, a producer of organic products out of

  • Successful workshops conclude with Deep South Rupununi Villages-  Indigenous Land Issues on the front burner

    The Communications component of the Amerindian Land Titling (ALT) Project on Friday wrapped up a successful week of workshops in Aishalton, Muraranau, Awaraunau and Shea Villages in deep South Rupununi, Region 9. Scores of residents attended the workshops from the respective villages where pertinent information was share on Demarcation and

  • A Vision Now a Reality- as First lady commissions Pakaraima Lapidary Facility….

    First Lady Mrs. Sandra Granger, Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock, Minister within the Ministry Valerie Garrido-Lowe, Minister of Finance Winston Jordan, Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan and Minister of Public Telecommunications Cathy Hughes on Friday commissioned the $10M Pakaraima Lapidary Facility in Monkey Mountain, Region

  • $8M Multi-purpose Center commissioned in Kumu- a victory for your community says Minister Allicock

    Approximately four hundred residents of Kumu, a Satellite Community of St. Ignatius Village, Region 9 will have better access to Health Care as well as additional support to Cultural diversity, following the commissioning of an eight-million-dollar Multi-Purpose Center there. The center which was commissioned on Wednesday was funded by the

  • Forty four Indigenous leaders complete Mediation Training.

    Forty four representatives from sixteen Indigenous villages across Barima/Waini, Region 1 and Pomeroon/Supenaam Region 2 last week successfully completed a two-day Mediation Training. The training which brought together Toshao’s, Senior Councillors, Councillors and Community Development Officers was held on October 21-22 in Mainstay Village, Region 2.        

  • Rivers View Toshao Kenneth Edwards receives Patamona Dictionary and Arekuna Alphabet.

    The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has launched the much awaited Patamona Dictionary and an eighteen letter Arekuna Alphabet. The launch took place during Indigenous Heritage Month Celebrations in Rivers View, Region 10. The Alphabet which encapsulates the sounds and illustrations in the Arekuna language and the Patamona Dictionary were

  • MoIPA plugs $1.2M for Rupununi Expo 2019- two-day event opens on November 23. 

    The 2019 Rupununi Expo on Monday received a major boost when Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock plugged $1.2M towards the successful hosting of this two-day event. The event which is hosted annually by the Rupununi Chamber of Commerce and Industry opens on Saturday November 23 in St. Ignatius

  • Region 7 gets communications boosted – Minister delivers on promise…..

    Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Tuesday handed over a Radio Set and a Solar Panel and Battery Set to Dr. Gregory Fitzpatrick who is attached to the Imbamadai Health Center, Cuyuni/Mazaruni, Region 7 (Upper Maz). Minister Allicock delivered on a promise made to improve communications across villages