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

    3 hrs ago | 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.


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

    Sunday Mar 1 | 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. Jilted man murders Edinburgh teenRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A Berbice man is in police custody after he stabbed a teenaged girl to death at Rosignol, West Berbice on Saturday after she reportedly ended a relationship with him. Dead is Sheniza Mohamed, 19, of Lot 53 Edinburgh, East Bank Berbice.


  6. BCB hosting under-17 cricket tourney for Berbice schoolsRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Stabroek News

    The newly elected Berbice Cricket Board has made good on their promise to facilitate more tournaments in 2015 by securing sponsorship for the Secondary School Under-17 Cricket Competition for schools in Berbice. The tournaments will be sponsored by A Ally and Sons of New Amsterdam, as part of the company's 30th anniversary celebrations, a press release said.


  7. Suspect charged in murder of Sheet Anchor remigrantRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Stabroek News

    A suspect was yesterday charged with the murder of the Sheet Anchor businessman who was found stabbed to death on Wednesday morning. Dean Sunthgolam, 38, of Canefield, East Canje, Berbice, was arraigned in front of Magistrate Rondell Weaver at the New Amsterdam Magistrate's Court.


  8. El Dorado mother dies six days after delivering healthy babyRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Relatives of a 35-year-old El Dorado, West Coast Berbice woman who gave birth to a healthy baby on November 6 were shocked after she died six days later following severe fever and pain. It is suspected that Trichel Wilson who had a successful delivery by caesarean-section at the New Amsterdam Hospital had apparently developed an infection.


  9. Granger refers to `coming election' in General Council addressRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | Stabroek News

    In an address to the PNCR's General Council on Saturday, party leader David Granger adverted on several occasions to coming elections and warned against factionalism in the party. In a copy of his address released by Congress Place, Granger made no mention of the AFC's planned motion of no-confidence against the government which is still awaiting the convening of the National Assembly following the end of the recess.


  10. Defending champs Monedderlust/ Victoria Kings to clash in finalRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Defending champs Monedderlust Football Club and Victoria Kings reached the final of the Starlite Generation/Monedderlust FC second annual Berbice Cup after defeating Cougars FC and Ann's Grove respectively in the semi-final round on Saturday. Played at the No.


  11. Queen's College Guyana tops CSEC againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- A student from Queen's College in Guyana is once again the Most Outstanding Candidate in the region in the May/June Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations. Elisa Hamilton leads a trio of Queen's College top performers as the 2014 Most Outstanding Candidate Overall in the region.


  12. Education cash grant rolled out in BerbiceRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Stabroek News

    The Government of Guyana's, "Because We Care," $10,000 education grant was rolled out in Region Six yesterday, with parents from 20 schools benefitting. GINA said that the Berbice High School, Berbice Educational Institute, New Amsterdam Secondary and St. Therese Primary School served as the distribution centres.


  13. Guyanese girl tops region at CSECRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Guyana has once again secured the regional award for top performance at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations in the person of Elisa Hamilton, who also topped the country. A Ministry of Education press release issued yesterday said Hamilton, of Queen's College won the award for Most Outstanding Candidate in the region.


  14. Guyanese girl tops CSECRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Stabroek News

    A student from Queen's College in Guyana is once again the Most Outstanding Candidate in the region in the May/June Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations. Elisa Hamilton leads a trio of Queen's College top performers as the 2014 Most Outstanding Candidate Overall in the region.


  15. Team Coco's set to dominate again as..Read the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Cyclists from the USA, Suriname, Barbados and Cuba along with the cream of the nation's wheelsmen will begin the grueling Ride for Life five-stage Tour of Guyana from 7:30hrs in Corriverton for the coveted trophy and lucrative cash incentives.


  16. Berbice teachers enjoy fun day away from classroom workRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Public school teachers across the country were today given the day off from classroom work to relax, enjoy and have fun. The break from routine, which has become an annual norm, was in celebration of World Teachers' Day.


  17. Berbice Shines hosts people's climate marchRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Stabroek News

    "Use a bin! Action and not words, against littering" was the slogan chanted by the young environmentalists who recently participated in the people's climate march in New Amsterdam, Berbice. The event, held in observance of Global Day of Action, was organised by Berbice Shines, a volunteer group born out of Global Youth Movement Guyana.


  18. APNU holds protests in towns for local pollsRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Stabroek News

    The main opposition APNU yesterday held picketing exercises in the country's six municipalities to demand the holding of local government elections to allow citizens to manage their own communities. Protests were held in Georgetown, New Amster-dam, Rose Hall, Corriver-ton, Linden, and Anna Regina after APNU mobilised supporters in keeping with a recent announcement by coalition leader David Granger of a campaign of peaceful demonstrations.


  19. NIS manager charged with demanding bribeRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Miguel Anthony, the branch manager of the National Insurance Scheme office at Port Mourant, Berbice, was yesterday charged with demanding money with menace. Anthony, 44, of Nigg Village, Corentyne, Ber-bice, appeared before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus at the New Amsterdam Magistrate's Court to answer to the charge.


  20. New Amsterdam Mayor joins calls for local gov't polls to be heldRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Mayor of New Amsterdam Claude Henry has joined the long list of persons, groups and organisations publicly calling for the holding of local government elections in Guyana. Speaking at a thanksgiving service held recently to celebrate New Amsterdam's 123rd anniversary as a municipality, Mayor Henry criticised the apparent reluctance of the government to hold what he referred to as "much needed elections."