East Berbice-Corentyne, Guyana Newswire

East Berbice-Corentyne, Guyana Newswire

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  1. ANSA McAL gives back to Region Six childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Stabroek News

    ANSA McAL Limited Berbice on Friday held their annual Christmas Party where 81 children from orphanages throughout Region Six were treated to lunch, gifts and a fun-filled afternoon. The programme which started at 5 pm in New Amsterdam, saw children taking part in face painting, dancing, as well as interacting with Santa Claus.


  2. Murder accused freed in retrial four years after conviction - -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Stabroek News

    In 2014, Ramjohn was found guilty of murdering Anthony Samaroo, 28, of Levi Dam, An-goy's Avenue, New Amsterdam, on July 2, 2008, at Levi Dam.


  3. East Berbice teen hospitalised with multiple stab wounds - - following altercation with 15-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Stabroek News

    A 15-year-old New Amsterdam student was on Monday detained after he allegedly stabbed an 18-year-old multiple times about his body. The victim, who is said to be from the East Bank of Berbice, was rushed to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital, where he has since been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit .


  4. Cop dies in accident on Aroaima TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Stabroek News

    A policeman died yesterday after he lost control of the car he was driving and was tossed out along the Aroaima Trail, Region 10. According to Police Commander, Lindon Lord, around 12:50 am, while driving on the Aroaima Company Road, 33-year-old Cardis Joseph, of New Amsterdam, Berbice, lost control of the car he was driving which crashed into the side of the road and turned over.


  5. NA chicken farmer held with over 12 pounds of cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Stabroek News

    A Smithfield, New Amsterdam poultry farmer was yesterday morning arrested with over 12 pounds of cocaine at the Moleson Creek Ferry Stelling. Trevor Edward Loo, 50, was arrested around 9.15 am for possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking, after he was discovered with some 5.631 kilogrammes of cocaine.


  6. All seamen recruited for Exxon are Guyanese, Ramps subsidiary saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Stabroek News

    El Dorado Offshore , the local subsidiary of Ramps Logistics, has said all the seamen it has recruited for ExxonMobil are Guyanese, despite allegations that it had been favouring Trinidadian applicants. A statement last week from non-governmental organisation Policy Forum Guyana said workers from the Guyana Seafarer's and General Workers' Union had made allegations that "Ramps Logistics, which is subcontracted by ExxonMobil to hire seamen for its oil rig," has displayed discriminatory practices in favour of Trinidadian nationals.


  7. Witness tampering charge discharged against SohanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Stabroek News

    A witness tampering charge which was instituted against attorney at law, Chandra Sohan in June was yesterday dismissed in the New Amsterdam Magistrate's Court by Magistrate Alex Moore, after a no-case submission was made by Sohan's defence team. Sohan, 52, of Lot 47 Palmyra Village, was charged at the New Amsterdam Magistrate's Court with attempting to obstruct the course of justice in the PI into the charge against Marcus Brian Bisram and the five other accused in the murder of Number 70 Village carpenter Faiyaz Narinedatt.


  8. Berbicians welcome gov't takeover of Berbice bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | Stabroek News

    While drivers were unaware of the move yesterday when Stabroek News visited the various bus and car parks in Region Six, in unison they welcomed the move in the face of planned hikes in tolls. Although the drivers were reluctant to go on record, one explained that he believes the government will ensure that the citizens of the county are not affected.


  9. All Saints Primary pupils benefit from Rotary water projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The Rotary Club of New Amsterdam commissioned its seventh Public Schools Pure Water Initiative on November 2 in the East Berbice-Corentyne area. According to the Department of Public Information the RCNA, in collaboration with the Bank of Nova Scotia, commissioned the clean water system at the All Saints Primary School in New Amsterdam.


  10. 19 doctors on leave from NA Hospital - -electrical issues leave...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Some 19 doctors, representing just over a third of those attached to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital, in Berbice, are presently on leave, prompting concerns by the Region Six administration about the impact on both the remaining staff and patients. "The few who are remaining are not able to take the load at the New Amsterdam Hospital.


  11. Persons with non-specialist skills trained on mental healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Director of Regional Health Services of Region Six, Jevaughn Andrew Stephen and Lecturer/Senior Psychologist, Balogun O. Osunbiyi along with participants of the mental health training workshop. The Ministry of Public Health recently completed a workshop in Region Six for persons with non-specialist skills to assist with the delivery of mental health services.


  12. NA Rotary Club in polio awareness walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Rotarians of the New Amsterdam Rotary Club at the conclusion of the Polio awareness walk held yesterday morning in Berbice. Healthcare professionals, friends, family and Rotarians from the Rotary Club of New Amsterdam took to the streets yesterday morning in a walk aimed at raising public awareness of Polio, the Department of Public Information reported.


  13. PPP, AFC trade blame for bridge tolls in bid to woo Berbice votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The People's Progressive Party and the Alliance For Change on Friday both accused each other of orchestrating the toll hikes announced for the Berbice Bridge as they continued their campaigns to mobilise support in the county ahead of the upcoming local government polls. At a local government meeting in New Amsterdam PPP General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo told a small gathering that if the increases in the tolls are enforced, his party would immediately reverse them after regaining the government.


  14. Berbice doctor injured after car slams into parked tractorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | Stabroek News

    A Berbice doctor sustained minor injuries about his body after he slammed into a tractor which was parked in an empty lot along the Bengal Public Road, Corentyne yesterday morning. Dr. Jalaluddin Hafiz Ally, who is in a stable condition, is said to be nursing injuries to his head and hands.


  15. 'This going to kill us' - -Berbicians outraged over planned hikes in bridge tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Berbicians yesterday condemned the planned hikes in tolls to cross the Berbice Bridge and bus operators who ply the route between New Amsterdam and Rosignol said the move would likely put them out of work. Denis Chesney, 68, who is President of the 56 Minibus Association, warned that if the bridge tolls are hiked, Berbice would be "getting a lot of thiefman now, because these drivers that got a family to maintain.


  16. 'Goat ain't bite we' - -AFC launches local gov't campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The Alliance For Change on Saturday launched its campaign for Local Government Elections with the party's chairman Khemraj Ramjattan defending the decision to close some sugar estates and the right of the party to contest the polls. A sparse group of just about 30 persons listened as Ramjattan, also the Minister of Public Security, spoke at length at the rally held at New Street, New Amsterdam, Berbice.


  17. Nigg mother of two dies after road accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Stabroek News

    A woman lost her life this morning along the Nigg Public Road, in Berbice, this morning, after she was struck by a motorcyclist. Armogan had left home to head to a shop along the public road.


  18. $335M contract signed for updated property valuation systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan and President of Axilogic Michael Chettleburgh pose with the signed contracts. Also in the picture are Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Communities, Emile McGarrell , Chief Executive Officer of Axilogic John Psihos, Representative of MPAC, Antoni Wisniowski and Canadian High Commissioner Liliann Chatterjee.


  19. Historical Memory Haunts Frank Bowling's New PaintingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Hyperallergic

    Now 84, the renowned abstract artist reflects on his Guyanese upbringing and the legacy of colonialism in a striking new series of paintings. Frank Bowling "Elder Sun Benjamin" .


  20. Over US$8M in contracts awarded for Westminster, Good Hope schools - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Contracts for the construction of two schools and a Berbice-based athletic track, were among several agreements recently noted by Cabinet, State Minister Joseph Harmon said last Monday. Speaking at a post-Cabinet press briefing, he said that under the Ministry of Education, a US$4,795,595 contract was awarded to R. Bassoo and Sons Contracting Services for the construction of Westminster Secondary School while BK International was awarded a US$4,082,506 contract to build the Good Hope Secondary School.