10 Indigenous villages to receive certificate of title
GINA, GUYANA, Friday, August 26, 2016
President David Granger will tomorrow present 10 indigenous leaders with the certificate of title for their respective villages. The instrument will be handed over to the village leaders at the reception to be hosted at the Arthur Chung International Convention Centre at 19:00hrs.
Mervyn Williams, Ministerial Advisor, Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, explained that the villages to receive the certificate of title are Yakarinta and Rupunau Region Nine; Taruka, Tuseneng and Karisparu, Region Eight; Baramita and Kariako Region One; and Chinoweing, Kato and Batavia, Region Seven.
Meanwhile, the villages of Yakarinta, and Kato would be receiving titles for extension to their lands, Williams told the Government Information Agency (GINA).