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

    Saturday Dec 6 | 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.


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

    Thursday Nov 27 | 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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."


  15. Two Berbice women accused of swindling overseas-based relatives of millionsRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Two Berbice women appeared at the New Amsterdam Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, charged with separate counts of fraud involving millions of dollars. Guitree Birjanand called 'Falita,' 45, of Lot 1095 Glasgow Housing Scheme was slapped with four charges, two of which are for forgery, one for embezzlement and one for uttering a forged document all involving a total exceeding $9.5 million.


  16. Two doctors injured in West Coast Berbice accidentRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Several persons, including two doctors attached to the New Amsterdam Hospital were rushed to the Fort Wellington Hospital yesterday morning following separate accidents on the West Coast Berbice road.


  17. Plantation Brahan man dies after accidentRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Stabroek News

    A West Coast Berbice man died after he was struck down on the D' Edward Village Public Road on Sunday morning by a speeding driver who fled the scene but was later apprehended.


  18. Berbice woman wins Lucozade carRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Esther Allison, of 172 Smythfield, New Amsterdam, Berbice, is the winner of the car which was up for grabs in ANSA McAL's Lucozade promotion.


  19. Fears grow over spread of Chikungunya in BerbiceRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Stabroek News

    There are growing reports of the spread of the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus in Berbice, while at least two cases have been confirmed at Liliendaal and Plaisance, both on the East Coast of Demerara Although confirmed cases doubled in the last few weeks to 62, there are fears that the figure may be more than what is being reported.


  20. China Paper seeks approval for US$205M tree plantation in intermediate savannahsRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | Stabroek News

    Paper manufacturing company, China Paper Corporation, proposes to invest US$205 million in a tree plantation in the intermediate savannahs and has applied to the Envir-onmental Protection Agency for authorization.