• $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

  • 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

  • Poised for great future ahead- Minister Allicock tells HEYS participants in Region 3.

    Some $1.9M were disbursed to thirty eight participants of the Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS Program during a visit to Essequibo Islands- West Demerara, Region 3 Wednesday last. Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock led a seven-member team to the region where participants with existing businesses under the HEYS

  • 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

  • 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

  • “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