East Berbice-Corentyne, Guyana

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  1. Food shortage at NA Hospital sparks protestRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Stabroek News

    After a food shortage at the New Amsterdam Hospital sparked a picketing exercise, regional officials yesterday said that the situation was blown out of proportion and accused opposition activists of trying to make the administration look bad. The demonstration was also driven by reports that a female patient, who was admitted, went into diabetic shock as a result of not receiving meals and subsequently died.

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  2. National Trust launches 'New Amsterdam Heritage Trail'Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Stabroek News

    The National Trust of Guyana on Monday launched the 'New Amsterdam Heritage Trail', a booklet which features 39 historical sites in New Amsterdam, Berbice, GINA said. The 45-page booklet consists of historical descriptions of past and present sites with accompanying images, and a guide map which is laid out in a trail like format.

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  3. Two stabbed, hospitalized after fight at Port Mourant horse race meet after partyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Stabroek News

    Two men are currently battling for their lives at New Amsterdam Public Hospital after they were brutally stabbed during a fight at a party following the President's Cup horse racing meet at Port Mourant on Sunday night. Yuhvendra Veenarine known as Chris, 22, of Bush Lot Village, Corentyne and Trevor Butcher, 20, of Rose Hall Town Corentyne Berbice were both at the after party at the Port Mourant racing turf when they were injured between the hours of 9 and 10 pm.

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  4. Manchester Boys crowned B/ce Guinness in the Streets champsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Stabroek News

    Underdogs Manchester Boys were crowned the inaugural Guinness of the Streets Berbice champions, upsetting favourites Unruly Gang 1-0 via sudden death kicks on Sunday at the New Amsterdam Ferry Tarmac.

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  5. NA Kings, Unruly Gang to face off in semisRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Stabroek News

    New Amsterdam Kings will oppose Unruly Gang while East Bank Gunners will tackle Manchester Boys in the semi-final round of the inaugural Guinness of the Streets Berbice edition following contrasting wins on Saturday. The quarter-final round which was played in a group format at the NA Ferry Tarmac, saw each team playing two games.

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  6. 20 tractor/trailers handed over to NDCs in Region SixRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Stabroek News

    The Local Government Ministry on Wednesday handed over 20 heavy duty tractor/trailers to 10 of the 16 NDCs in Region Six Berbice, at a ceremony held on the lawns of State House in New Amsterdam.

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  7. NA Kings, Unruly Gang score comprehensive winsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Stabroek News

    New Amsterdam Kings and Unruly Gang sent early warnings to the field following comprehensive opening wins in the inaugural Guinness of the Streets Berbice edition on Friday at the NA Ferry Tarmac. Unruly Gang registered the largest margin of victory in the tourney to date, dismantling Courtland Black Sharks 7-0 compliments of a Delroy Ferdinand hat-trick and a Devon James double.

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  8. Preschoolers left unattended, start fire in Islington houseRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Stabroek News

    Quick response by firefighters attached to the Central Fire Station in Berbice yesterday prevented a two-storey house from being destroyed by a fire, which had been started by two preschoolers, aged five and three years old. The flames only managed to destroy a bedroom and its contents at the back of the wooden and concrete structure before being extinguished by the firefighters.

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  9. Cops seek brothers after Mt Sinai murderRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Stabroek News

    Police in Berbice are hunting for two brothers who are the prime suspects in the fatal shooting at Mount Sinai, New Amsterdam on Wednesday.

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  10. Driver on causing death charges after West Berbice crashRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Stabroek News

    Devon Pydana, who drove a car filled with party-goers into two parked trucks along the Golden Grove Public Road, at West Coast Berbice, was remanded to prison yesterday after being charged with three counts of causing death by dangerous driving. Pydana, 28, of Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, Berbice, was also charged with one count of refusing to undergo a breathalyser test when he was arraigned yesterday before Magistrate Rhondel Weaver at the Fort Wellington Magistrate's Court.

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  11. No.51 Village Magistrate's court commissionedRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2015 | Stabroek News

    The $46 million, No. 51 Village Magistrate's Court, East Berbice/Corentyne was commissioned on Thursday.

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  12. Nursery school commissioned at No 77 villageRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand on Tuesday commissioned a nursery school, built to Caricom standards at a cost of $82.3 M and equipped with ramps at the entrances and exits to cater for differently-able children at the No.77 Village, East Berbice, Corentyne. In her address at the opening, Manickchand described the building as "the most beautiful and modern nursery school in that part of the country", a report from the Govern-ment Information Agency said.

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  13. Nursery School launched at No.77 Village for differently able childrenRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A nursery school, built to Caricom standards at a cost of $82.3 M and equipped with ramps at the entrances and exits for disabled children, was commissioned yesterday at No.77 Village, East Berbice Corentyne. GINA said that the building was commissioned by Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand.

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  14. T&T firm embarks on massive dry dock projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    An ambitious plan that will see the Caribbean get two of the largest graving dock facilities in the world has taken a step forward. The Trinidad Dry Dock Company Ltd is inviting companies to submit proposals to conduct an environmental impact assessment and geotechnical investigation for a major new ship repair yard development project in Port-of-Spain.

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  15. Three killed in West Berbice smash-upRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Stabroek News

    At about 0045h today, police say that Devon Pydana, 28 years, of Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, Berbice, was allegedly driving a motor car at a fast rate along the Golden Grove Public Road, West Coast Berbice, when he lost control of the vehicle and collided with two parked motor lorries.

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  16. 'Psycho' gets 12 years for killing fellow inmateRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Stabroek News

    After admitting to fatally bludgeoning a fellow inmate at the New Amsterdam Prison, Jason Orlando McKenzie, known as "Psycho," was sentenced to 12 years in jail yesterday.

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  17. Disabled man battered in head after refusing to share foodRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A disabled man who was battered by another with whom he had refused to share his meal is now hospitalized with a fractured skull, bashed in face and loss of vision in his right eye. Security guard James Ramlochan, 29, of New Amsterdam, Berbice is yet to undergo surgery for the injuries he sustained though he has been a patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital for seven days.

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  18. Manchester gets $90.4M wellRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Residents of Manchester, Lancaster and Liverpool, located in East Berbice-Corentyne, Region Six, are now accessing potable water, following the commissioning of a new well at Manchester on Friday, GINA reported.

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  19. East Canje man jailed for three years over break and enterRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Clifton Ramsarran who on Tuesday last, pleaded guilty to a break and enter charge, was sentenced to three years imprisonment by Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs Marcus in the New Amsterdam Magistrate Court on Friday. Ramsarran of Palmyra, East Canje, Berbice admitted to committing the crime after being charged in the Sisters Magistrate's Court.

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  20. Angoy's Avenue residents get legal access to powerRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Stabroek News

    With the long-awaited electrification of Angoy's Avenue, some 4,000 residents will now be able to receive electricity legally for the first time. Scores of residents turned out on Thursday to witness Prime Minister Samuel Hinds flipping the switch to light the community, which is located in greater New Amsterdam, Berbice.

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