• Indigenous Heritage Month celebrations 2019..

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  • $186M Hinterland Tertiary Dormitory to be commissioned early March

    The approximately $186M Hinterland Student Dormitory located in Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara is set for commissioning in early March. The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs is currently finalizing preparations for this monumental occasion. The spanking new facility which is aback the current Hinterland Student dormitory is the first of its

  • Kwakwani Launches Women’s Group….

    Approximately forty women in Kwakwani, Region 10 have embarked on empowering themselves and have established a Women’s Group there. The women proudly launched their group recently with several pieces of beautiful handmade craft on display. Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe who has direct responsibility of

  • MoIPA signs Collaboration Agreement with GTA to advance community-led Tourism

    The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (MoIPA) on Wednesday signed a collaboration Agreement with the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) which is aimed at aligning strategies to improve community owned and led tourism enterprises in receptive villages across the hinterland. It will also see a framework and action plan developed to

  • We cannot afford disunity- Minister Allicock tells residents of Karasabai …..

    Residents of Karasabai, Region 9 were assured that the Government remains committed to ensuring all Guyanese remain united amidst efforts by rouge political elements of the opposition to cause division. This was the message to residents by Vice President and Minster of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock during a ministerial

  • Government continues to make a great difference in lives of Indigenous Peoples- Minister Garrido Lowe….

    Suruma Village in Region 9, over the past three and a half years, has significantly benefited from Government support through economic and social interventions. Since 2015, the village has received in excess of twenty million dollars towards improving its standard of living. More than thirteen million dollars was injected towards

  • “The impossible became possible” – Monkey Mountain Youth in Brazil on training for Lapidary project

    Ten anxious youth from Monkey Mountain in Region 8 on Wednesday embarked on a one month training in Boa Vista, Brazil for the much touted Lapidary project, the first of its kind in Guyana. The youth, five males and five females made the journey to the neighbouring State of Roraima,

  • Government touting Lucrative Industries in Region 9 come 2020.

    Residents of Katoonarib and Sawariwau Villages in South Central Rupununi, Region 9 are eager to see the establishment of a lucrative business venture which will utilize their home grown peanuts. Villages in the South/Central area, have long been known for their ability to grow peanuts on a large scale, due

  • Government touting Lucrative Industries in Region 9 come 2020.

    Residents of Katoonarib and Sawariwau Villages in South Central Rupununi, Region 9 are eager to see the establishment of a lucrative business venture which will utilize their home grown peanuts. Villages in the South/Central area, have long been known for their ability to grow peanuts on a large scale, due

  • Youth Center to be restored in Old Kara Kara, Linden, Region 10.

    The Youth Center in Old Kara Kara, in the mining town of Linen will soon be rehabilitated as the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs partner with the Regional Democratic Council (RDC), Region 10. This will ensure youth are gainfully engaged in a conducive atmosphere that will ultimately benefit the community.