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  1. Probe underway into death of patient at psychiatric hospitalRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    An investigation has been launched into the death of a patient at the National Psychiatric Hospital at New Amsterdam, according to Minister of Public Health Dr George Norton, who yesterday once again decried the scandalous condition of the facility and announced a plan to rectify the situation. "An investigation has been launched into the incident so that we can tell the nation exactly what happened," Norton told Stabroek News yesterday.

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  2. Estimates for regions five, six passed after intense probingRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Stabroek News

    After a period of intense questioning the budget estimates for Region 5 and Region Six were cleared in the National Assembly on Tuesday.

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  3. Suspect in West Berbice home invasion remanded on robbery chargesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Stabroek News

    Gopaul Seecharran, one of the suspects in the attack carried out on a West Coast Berbice family last Sunday, has been arrested and charged with three counts of armed robbery.

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  4. No. 2 Village businesswoman shot in head during robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Stabroek News

    The Police in 'B' Division are presently investigating an armed robbery which occurred on Monday evening in East Canje, Berbice leaving businesswoman Angela Hussain, 39 years, nursing a gunshot wound to the head. Hussain is presently in the Intensive Care Unit of the New Amsterdam Hospital where she is undergoing treatment for the injury. 1 comment

  5. Police seeking Gariban Ali over murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Gariban Ali, 22, called "Bagiee" is wanted by the police for questioning in relation to investigations into the murder of Patrick Boodie which occurred on April 15, 2015, at Levi Dam, New Amsterdam, Berbice.

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  6. Palmyra businesswoman shot in head during robberyRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | Stabroek News

    At about 1900h. last night, police say that businesswoman Angela Hussain, 39 years, of Palmyra, Canje, Berbice, was in her shop when five men, armed with firearms and cutlasses, entered and held her up, along with her family.

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  7. Nurney residents save BMW, other items from infernoRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2015 | Stabroek News

    While millions of dollars went up in flames in a fire last Sunday afternoon at Nurney Village, East Berbice-Corentyne, residents and public-spirited citizens stormed into the yard to lift a BMW out from under the blazing house. Fire engulfed photographer Sherwin Sinclair's two-storeyed home around 4.45pm, shortly after electricity had been restored to the community.

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  8. Berbice High trounces Canje Secondary 11-0Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A five-goal Derick Taylor blitz alongside a hat-trick and a double from Shemron Arrindell and Tozi Aaron respectively, powered Berbice High School to a 11-0 win over Canje Secondary when the 5th edition of the Digicel Secondary Schools Football Championship continued yesterday. Staged at the Burnham Park ground in New Amsterdam, Aaron opened the scoring for the BHS with a 16th-minute effort.

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  9. Canecutter kills self after stabbing wife, two othersRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A Kortberaad canecutter yesterday hanged himself after stabbing his reputed wife and two others and torching a home at Number 7 Village, West Coast Berbice . The police in a statement said that around 20:50h on Sunday, cane harvester Nandlall Ragnauth, 48, of Kortberaad, East Bank Berbice , went to the home of his reputed wife's mother at Number 7 Village, WCB, where he broke into the home and attacked his reputed wife Hushmanie Rasheed, 28, with a knife.

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  10. Skeldon Hospital undergoing reconstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Minister of Public Health, Dr. George Norton on June 19 visited the Skeldon Hospital, East Berbice, Corentyne, Region Six, which is currently undergoing massive renovation and remodelling. GINA said that the Minister was given a tour of the institution along with a briefing of the plans for the new structure.

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  11. Jamaican remanded over shooting of Berbice ex-copRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A Jamaican national was yesterday arraigned in the Albion Magistrate's Court over the failed execution of Berbice businessman Ravi Outar. Stabroek News was reliably informed that Ralvin Mc Lean was remanded to prison and will make his second court appearance on June 29. It is being alleged that Mc Lean transported the gunman to the scene and it was Outar who later pointed him out to the police. 1 comment

  12. All Saints Primary produces three of Region Six's top ten NGSA studentsRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2015 | Stabroek News

    All Saints Primary School in New Amsterdam, Berbice not only produced the top student for the entire Region Six at the National Grade Six Assessment , but also the third and fourth placed students as well. Travis Isaacs Jr, 11, topped the region while his peers, Jahiem Hutson and Cassandra Kippins, both 11 years old as well, copped the third and fourth places, respectively.

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  13. Bush Lot man found dead in trenchRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Stabroek News

    The body of a young West Coast Berbice man was fished out of a trench yesterday at Borlam Turn, East Berbice, Corentyne. A fisherman discovered Deonarine Ramsarran, called 'Blacks,' 20, of Bush Lot, floating in a trench.

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  14. Not a meal was offered to me for two days at NA HospitalRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Stabroek News

    I wish to inform the public that I was admitted a patient at the New Amsterdam Hospital which is being referred to as the state of the art hospital for two days 27th and 28th of April, instant, with a serious condition and for those two days not a meal was offered to me. However, I observed meals were being served selectively.

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

    May 1, 2015 | 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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  16. National Trust launches 'New Amsterdam Heritage Trail'Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | 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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  17. Two stabbed, hospitalized after fight at Port Mourant horse race meet after partyRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | 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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  18. Manchester Boys crowned B/ce Guinness in the Streets champsRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | 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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  19. NA Kings, Unruly Gang to face off in semisRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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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  20. 20 tractor/trailers handed over to NDCs in Region SixRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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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