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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. T&T firm embarks on massive dry dock projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | 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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  9. Three killed in West Berbice smash-upRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | 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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  10. 'Psycho' gets 12 years for killing fellow inmateRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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.

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  15. 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.

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  16. 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.

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  17. 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.

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  18. 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.

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  19. 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.

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  20. 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.

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