Tag: Indigenous peoples

Message from His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali on the occasion of Amerindian Heritage Month 2021

Message from His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali on the occasion of Amerindian Heritage Month 2021

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 1, 2021

President Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali I am pleased to extend greetings and best wishes to Guyana’s First Peoples on the ... Read More

PAHO & COICA join forces against pandemic in Amazon Basin

PAHO & COICA join forces against pandemic in Amazon Basin

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 16, 2020

—transmission in Indigenous communities a concern DPI, Guyana, Thursday, July 16, 2020 The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and the ... Read More

Dept. of Citizenship building renamed in Stephen Campbell’s honour

Dept. of Citizenship building renamed in Stephen Campbell’s honour

Nateshia Isaacs Nateshia Isaacs- February 6, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, February 6, 2020 Guyana’s first Indigenous member of Parliament, Stephen Campbell now has a building dedicated to ... Read More

Myths and legends of our ancestors

Myths and legends of our ancestors

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- November 12, 2019

― Indigenous storytelling festival set for this weekend DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, November 12, 2019 The inaugural ‘Indigenous Storytelling Festival’ is ... Read More

More sport development for hinterland

More sport development for hinterland

Nateshia Isaacs Nateshia Isaacs- October 11, 2019

 – Minister of Social Cohesion assures at NTC Conference    DPI, Guyana, Friday, October 11, 2019    Hinterland communities across ... Read More

Reg. 1 targetted for cervical, breast cancer screening

Reg. 1 targetted for cervical, breast cancer screening

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 2, 2019

─ Public Health Ministry statistics show this region has the highest cancer rate DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Screening ... Read More

FCPF Project well underway

FCPF Project well underway

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- August 9, 2019

─ govt reiterates call for better protection of Guyana’s forest ─ it remains a jewel in Guyana’s crown - Min. ... Read More

Standard of living in Hinterland better under current administration – MP Mervyn Williams

Standard of living in Hinterland better under current administration – MP Mervyn Williams

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- July 30, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, July 30, 2019 After taking into consideration the many interventions of the APNU+AFC coalition government, the indigenous ... Read More

Indigenous peoples better represented under Coalition -Min. Allicock

Indigenous peoples better represented under Coalition -Min. Allicock

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- July 28, 2019

DPI Guyana, Sunday, July 28, 2019 'We as Indigenous peoples are in a better situation today,' stated Minister of Indigenous ... Read More

Govt’s commitment to development of Indigenous peoples commended

Govt’s commitment to development of Indigenous peoples commended

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- June 24, 2019

− Guyana, Canada host Indigenous culture exchange workshop  DPI Guyana, Monday, June 24, 2019 Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Lilian ... Read More

“An informed population is an educated population” – PM Nagamootoo

“An informed population is an educated population” – PM Nagamootoo

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 20, 2019

─ Govt committed to ensuring Indigenous Peoples have access to information DPI, Guyana, Sunday, January 20, 2019 The APNU + ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

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