Category: Ministry of Amerindian Affairs

Guyana pledges continual support to families of Mahdia fire victims

Guyana pledges continual support to families of Mahdia fire victims

- May 22, 2024

Guyana is still deeply affected by the tragic loss of 20 young lives in a fire at the Mahdia Secondary ... Read More

Paruima, Batavia, Santa Rosa Villages get new Toshaos

Paruima, Batavia, Santa Rosa Villages get new Toshaos

- May 16, 2024

The Amerindian Village Elections started on Wednesday, May 15 with around 16 new toshaos, deputy toshaos, senior councillors, and councils ... Read More

Empowering Amerindian Villages: Harnessing Carbon Credits for Sustainable Livelihoods

Empowering Amerindian Villages: Harnessing Carbon Credits for Sustainable Livelihoods

- April 22, 2024

Amerindians have served as custodians of the forest for generations, deeply connected to its rich biodiversity and vital resources, which ... Read More

Guyana reaffirms commitment to indigenous people’s land rights, livelihoods

Guyana reaffirms commitment to indigenous people’s land rights, livelihoods

- April 18, 2024

Guyana has declared its unwavering commitment to indigenous people’s land rights – which provides an abundance of resources that are ... Read More

Minister Sukhai calls on countries to redouble efforts in advancing indigenous peoples’ rights on behalf of GRULAC

Minister Sukhai calls on countries to redouble efforts in advancing indigenous peoples’ rights on behalf of GRULAC

- April 17, 2024

Although progress has been made globally in advancing the rights of Indigenous Peoples, many challenges remain. To this end, Minister ... Read More

CARICOM committed to empowering Amerindian youths as key stakeholders, partners

CARICOM committed to empowering Amerindian youths as key stakeholders, partners

- April 17, 2024

- Min Sukhai tells 23rd Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai has ... Read More

Gov’t reaffirms commitment to further advancement of indigenous people’s rights

Gov’t reaffirms commitment to further advancement of indigenous people’s rights

- April 17, 2024

- Minister Pauline Sukhai tells UN Permanent Forum Guyana’s Indigenous peoples (Amerindians) are enjoying the same fundamental rights and freedoms ... Read More

Statement by Her Excellency Pauline Sukhai, MP, Minister of Amerindian Affairs of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana

Statement by Her Excellency Pauline Sukhai, MP, Minister of Amerindian Affairs of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana

- April 16, 2024

23rd  Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Item 4: Discussion on the Six Mandated Areas of ... Read More

Presidential Grant: A catalyst for economic, social upliftment in Amerindian villages

Presidential Grant: A catalyst for economic, social upliftment in Amerindian villages

- April 15, 2024

- Over $392M in grants to be distributed this year The Presidential Grant (PG) initiative, launched by the Peoples Progressive ... Read More

Millions disbursed to Annai, Nappi, Quarrie, Yakarinta in three years

Millions disbursed to Annai, Nappi, Quarrie, Yakarinta in three years

- April 10, 2024

Over the past three years, Amerindian communities have seen significant investments through the economic investment fund, presidential grants, and funds ... Read More