• Full Hinterland Scholarships for 13 top NGSA Students from Region 9 – Minister Allicock announces

    Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock today announced that thirteen students from Region 9 who excelled the at recent national Grade Six Assessment will be receiving full Hinterland Scholarships to attend Secondary Schools. Minister Allicock made the announcement during the National Grade Six Assessment Awards Ceremony

  • Make Agriculture a Business – Minister Garrido-Lowe tells Santa Cruz residents

    “Our friends who are looking for business opportunities, they will want to bring fancy fruit juice and fancy plantain chips in fancy packs and open business right here, but guess what, would it belong to us? And do you want that? So that is why we have to utilize our

  • 400 plus residents to benefit from new Wakapoa bridge

    Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Thursday commissioned a one million dollar bridge in the Upper Koria-Yarshirmima, Wakapoa village, Pomeroon-Supenaam, Region 2 as Government intensify efforts towards bridge the economic and social divide. The funding is part of capital expenditure under the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs and

  • APNU/AFC Government working for the Cause not the Applause – Minister Allicock tells Agatash and neighboring communities

    Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock said the APNU/AFC Government will continue its efforts to empower each and every Guyanese so they can enjoy the “Good Life” promised. Minister Allicock and Minister within the Ministry of Finance Jaipaul Sharma engaged residents in Agatash and its environs

  • Hinterland Scholarships Division churns out 97 youths in 2019 – respective communities to benefit

    Ninety-seven students from the Hinterland Scholarship Division in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs have successfully completed the Secondary Education Program and will soon be pursuing bigger dreams. The Scholarship Division held its annual Graduation Exercise Wednesday last at the Umana Yana, Kingston where students received certificates and trophies for

  • 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