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Guyana: Housing issues dominate concerns at Government Public Day

Housing issues dominated the concerns of hundreds of citizens, who swarmed the square of the revolution yesterday at the opening of Government’s first public day.

The massive outreach is being conducted at the Square of the Revolution saw more than 22 Government ministries and departments present to assist the public.

Guyanese turned out in their numbers to meet with the various ministers and agency heads to seek resolutions to their concerns.    Continue reading

Guyana’s development: 14 indigenous persons recognised

Vice President Allicock, Minister Garrido Lowe and Permanent Secretary Alfred King with the recipients of special awards

Indigenous Peoples’ Month – September:

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, on Monday, honoured 14 outstanding indigenous persons who have made significant contributions to Guyana’s development.

The individuals who were drawn from all ten administrative regions were honoured during the annual Celebration of the Life and Work of Guyana’s first indigenous Parliamentarian, Stephen Campbell. The function was hosted at the Indigenous Village, Sophia.   Continue reading

Amerindians happy over rebuilding of Umana Yana – video


Published on Feb 25, 2016 – HGPTV News video

Guyana’s indigenous peoples are happier now that the historic Umana Yana is being rebuilt. Minister of Indigenous people’s affairs Sydney Allicock, conveyed this message to Royden James.

Now check out this video on Sydney Allicock……

Sydney Allicock – video     Continue reading

Visionary Amerindian leader, Sydney Allicock is a ‘Special Person’

Visionary Amerindian leader, Sydney Allicock is a ‘Special Person’

Sydney Allicock

Sydney Allicock

October 10, 2010 | By KNews | By Neil Marks

“Sydney Allicock is clearly recognised as one of the most respected and dedicated leaders in Guyana and this is clearly seen in the vast number of meetings (nationally and internationally) that he is called on to represent the Indigenous point of view…” – Iwokrama Director

Sydney Allicock has been called a hero; some have even suggested he run for President. The respect he commands is no pretence. He has earned it.
Even if his work wasn’t done silently – since there was always some recognition of what he was doing in the North Rupununi for the advancement of his people – it was his being named the Public & Civic Contributions 2010 Laureate of the Anthony N. Sabga Awards, which catapulted Sydney into the limelight.    Continue reading