Tag: Rupununi

Guyana uses forest conservation to extend land titling for indigenous people

Guyana uses forest conservation to extend land titling for indigenous people

Mikaila Prince Mikaila Prince- June 1, 2022

Following years of work, the North Rupununi village of Yupukari is now benefitting from a land extension of 145 square ... Read More

Brazilian state wants to be integrated into CARICOM’s food security vision – President Ali

Brazilian state wants to be integrated into CARICOM’s food security vision – President Ali

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- May 22, 2022

His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali said that Brazilian investors from the neighbouring State of Roraima are interested in being integrated into ... Read More

Tourism sector rebounded in 2021

Tourism sector rebounded in 2021

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- January 6, 2022

The Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, has been at the forefront of development in Guyana, as the third largest ... Read More

Tourism, Industrial Estate to boost economic development in Rupununi

Tourism, Industrial Estate to boost economic development in Rupununi

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- August 4, 2021

- Minister Walrond Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, Oneidge Walrond, MP, says the Government is cognisant of the high ... Read More

Minister Benn examining allowing interior farmers access to shotguns

Minister Benn examining allowing interior farmers access to shotguns

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- February 8, 2021

-to protect livestock from predatory animals Minister of Home Affairs, Hon. Robeson Benn is examining several options to help interior ... Read More

Nearly $190M in COVID-19 cash grants distributed in Region Nine

Nearly $190M in COVID-19 cash grants distributed in Region Nine

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- November 24, 2020

The Government has successfully distributed COVID-19 relief cash grants totalling some $190 million to households in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo ... Read More

Press release – Increased water access for North Rupununi villages

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- November 16, 2020

(Georgetown) Monday November 16 2020: The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) continues to advance the Government's agenda of delivering potable water ... Read More

Region Nine records its first COVID-19 case

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- May 11, 2020

− residents urged to remain vigilant an adhere to public health advisories DPI, Guyana, Monday, May 11, 2020 The Upper ... Read More

Aishalton Women’s Group making significant strides

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- November 13, 2019

Press Release The Aishalton Women’s Association in Deep South, Rupununi, Region 9 continues to positively impact not only residents in ... Read More

Min. Ferguson imparting civic knowledge to the people

Min. Ferguson imparting civic knowledge to the people

Nikosi Bruce Nikosi Bruce- October 1, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Despite intense rainfall, Minister within the Ministry of Communities, with responsibility for Housing, Hon. ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.