Tag: hinterland

Over 4,700 applications processed for CPCE so far

Over 4,700 applications processed for CPCE so far

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- June 21, 2022

The Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE) has processed 4,705 applications for the 2022 cohort so far, with increasing submissions ... Read More

Funds earmarked for consultation for Amerindian Act revision – President Ali 

Funds earmarked for consultation for Amerindian Act revision – President Ali 

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- June 20, 2022

The government through the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs, has set aside financial resources this year, to commence a national consultation ... Read More

More permanent road infrastructure for hinterland – President Ali

More permanent road infrastructure for hinterland – President Ali

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- June 17, 2022

The government will be investing in more permanent road infrastructure for the hinterland, particularly mining areas, in order to protect ... Read More

Improved accessibility, lower cost of living for Regions 9, 10  

Improved accessibility, lower cost of living for Regions 9, 10  

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- June 8, 2022

Travel time between Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) and Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) will be significantly reduced. Tenders are out for ... Read More

President Ali announces $800M in cash grants, $1B in fertiliser for farmers, among new relief measures

President Ali announces $800M in cash grants, $1B in fertiliser for farmers, among new relief measures

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- May 16, 2022

President, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali on Monday announced $1.8 billion in relief measures for persons living in hinterland communities, as ... Read More

Lethem solar farm to soon be commissioned

Lethem solar farm to soon be commissioned

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- May 16, 2022

Residents of Lethem, Region Nine will soon benefit from a one-megawatt solar farm which is expected to provide more reliable ... Read More

Solar farm slated for Batavia – PM Phillips

Solar farm slated for Batavia – PM Phillips

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- April 16, 2022

Prime Minister Brigadier (rtd) Mark Phillips recently disclosed that the indigenous community of Batavia, Region Seven will soon have its ... Read More

TVET online classes progressing smoothly

TVET online classes progressing smoothly

Neola Damon Neola Damon- February 22, 2022

Deputy Chief Education Officer (DCEO) with responsibility for technical education, Dr. Ritesh Tularam, said the ministry’s online Technical and Vocational ... Read More

PM outlines transformative energy sector upgrades in Budget 2022

PM outlines transformative energy sector upgrades in Budget 2022

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- February 5, 2022

– Renewable energy high on the agenda Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret'd), the Honourable Mark Phillips outlined several transformative projects that ... Read More

Vulnerable persons to benefit extensively from budget 2022

Vulnerable persons to benefit extensively from budget 2022

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- February 2, 2022

Citizens, young and old can look forward to new and improved services from the Ministry of Human Services and Social ... Read More

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