Category: Ministry of Amerindian Affairs

$3B approved for Amerindian development

$3B approved for Amerindian development

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- August 8, 2022

─ Money will be equitably allocated - Minister Sukhai The National Assembly, on Monday, approved the sum of $3 billion ... Read More

School cash grant integral to hinterland students’ education

School cash grant integral to hinterland students’ education

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- August 3, 2022

The importance of the ‘Because We Care’, school uniform and supplies cash grants are continuing to manifest, especially in the ... Read More

$135M ‘Because We Care’ cash grant for school children in Region Eight

$135M ‘Because We Care’ cash grant for school children in Region Eight

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- August 2, 2022

Parents and guardians will now be able to purchase school uniforms and other essential items to return their children to ... Read More

Campbelltown village council receives tractor

Campbelltown village council receives tractor

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- July 26, 2022

- to bolster agriculture production Residents of Campbelltown, Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) now have the use of a brand-new tractor to ... Read More

Every hinterland, riverain household to get economic relief grant

Every hinterland, riverain household to get economic relief grant

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- July 26, 2022

  ─ multiple households can live under one roof - Min. Sukhai Amerindian Affairs Minister, Pauline Sukhai has reassured that ... Read More

Over $88 million in cost of living relief for Region Eight households

Over $88 million in cost of living relief for Region Eight households

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- July 22, 2022

More than 3,525 families in Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) will now have more money in their pockets, as a whopping $88,225,000 ... Read More

Labour Minister enlightens toshaos on how to avoid exploitation of villagers

Labour Minister enlightens toshaos on how to avoid exploitation of villagers

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- July 16, 2022

Indigenous village leaders have been urged to ensure that contracts are signed between employers and the persons they employ from ... Read More

Amerindians not left out of constitutional reform process

Amerindians not left out of constitutional reform process

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- July 15, 2022

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, S.C, said Amerindians will not be excluded from the nation’s constitutional ... Read More

Derrick John voted new NTC chairman

Derrick John voted new NTC chairman

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- July 12, 2022

Moraikobai Toshao, Derick John was on Monday elected to serve as Chairman of the National Toshaos Council (NTC). The elections ... Read More

$10M earmarked to begin consultation to revise Amerindian Act

$10M earmarked to begin consultation to revise Amerindian Act

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- July 11, 2022

The Ministry of Amerindian Affairs has set aside $10 million to commence the consultation process leading up to the revision ... Read More

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