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  1. Shot Berbice man charged over armed robbery, ganjaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Stabroek News

    Wanted man Delroy Joseph called Barney who was shot last week, when police swooped down on a house at Nicolay Street, New Amsterdam, Berbice, appeared on Tuesday, at the New Amsterdam Court, where police instituted charges of robbery under arms, break and enter and larceny and trafficking narcotics. Appearing before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs Marcus, the prisoner, pleaded not guilty to the charge of trafficking in narcotics.

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  2. Four centuries highlight quarter finalsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | Stabroek News

    Four centuries highlighted the quarter finals of the A. Ally & Sons Inter-Secondary Schools U17 competition as Lower Corentyne Secondary, Berbice High, Rosignol Secondary and Skeldon High School all reached the semi-finals. Guyana Under-15 all-rounder Junior Sinclair blasted 144 in a 246-run, second-wicket partnership with his Guyana team mate Kevlon Anderson who hit 110 while Javed Karim scored an unbeaten 109 for Rosignol secondary in the second innings of their match against New Amsterdam secondary.

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  3. BCB/City Bias one day competition bowls off todayRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Stabroek News

    The Berbice Cricket Board/J Z Mohamed of City Bias, New York 50 overs-a-side round robin Inter Zone competition is set to commence today and tomorrow with two matches daily. At the Cumberland ground, Canje, New Amsterdam/Canje will play Lower Corentyne while in the second match to continue reading this article, please subscribe .

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  4. It's all lines and waiting at the Passport OfficeRead the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | Stabroek News

    I visited the Passport Office at Georgetown a few days ago which was not a very pleasant experience. My first observation was the tons of people waiting in long tedious stagnant lines for hours.

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  5. President presents two school buses to Region FiveRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 16 | Stabroek News

    President David Granger yesterday presented the keys to two 30-seater buses for school children to the Region Five, Regional Democratic Council . A release from the Ministry of the Presidency yesterday said that the vehicles were donated by corporate citizens to the President's "Boats, Buses and Bicycles" programme which aims to lessen the financial burden of transportation on parents of school-age children.

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  6. Berbice bus operators lobby ministers to cushion losses to water taxi serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Route 56 minibus operators yesterday appealed to the Public Infrastructure Ministers to put measures in place to mitigate their losses since the introduction of the Berbice River water taxi service. Members of the Route 56 Minibus Association yesterday met with both Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson and Minister within the Ministry Annette Ferguson to voice their concerns over the impact of the service, which was introduced last year to serve school children and the elderly during the negotiations for a reduction of the Berbice River Bridge toll.

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  7. Escaped Berbice murder accused recapturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Stabroek News

    At about 2045h. last night police ranks acting on information received went to an abandoned lot at Rose Hall, Corentyne, where they arrested escaped prisoner Neshan Jagmohan.

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  8. Berbice River water taxis to continueRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson says it is "unlikely" the river taxi service across the Berbice River will cease even as Berbice Bridge toll reductions are set to commence on New Year's Day. Patterson told Stabroek News yesterday that feedback from the business community of New Amsterdam has "indicated that since to continue reading this article, please subscribe .

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  9. Shocked relatives confirm death of Harbour Bridge 'rain rage' victimRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Relatives of Trevon April who was shot and killed in a Route 32 minibus on the Demerara Harbour Bridge on Monday said they confirmed his death after reading an article published in yesterday's edition of the Stabroek News. April, 32, called 'Trevy' of Patrick's Dam, Angoy's Avenue, New Amsterdam, Berbice was identified by his fingerprints.

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  10. Flying Ace 40-mile event set for SundayRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2015 | Stabroek News

    The Flying Ace Cycle Club of New Amsterdam Berbice will stage a 40-mile cycle road race Sunday in Berbice. The event is open to all cyclists in the country and will commence at 10am in front of Lewisons' Auto Parts, to continue reading this article, please subscribe .

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  11. Tigers oppose NA United in marquee matchupRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Stabroek News

    It will be Georgetown versus Berbice in the marquee semi-final matchup when Western Tigers oppose New Amsterdam United today in the fifth annual Georgetown Football Association/Banks Beer Knockout Championships at the Georgetown Football Club ground. This matchup, at 21:00hrs, will pit the event's statistical leaders against each to continue reading this article, please subscribe .

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  12. No preparation work has been done before pardoning 11 female offendersRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Similar to my views on the President's declared intention to yearly pardon young non-violent criminals, I support his decision to pardon 11 non-violent female offenders. I am even more supportive since the offenders to be released are mothers.

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  13. Butts steals the show for NA UnitedRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | Stabroek News

    New Amsterdam United sent an ominous warning to the rest of the field, crushing Georgetown unit BlackWater 7-0 when the 5th Georgetown Football Association Banks Beer Knockout Cup continued Saturday. Though Keon Williams started the assault with a first half brace in the 28th and 33rd minutes at the No.

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  14. Bush Lot duo killed as test drive ends in head-on crashRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A test drive ended tragically yesterday afternoon when the car was involved in a head-on collision with another motor vehicle on the Experiment, West Coast Berbice public road. The collision, which resulted in one of the cars bursting into flames and the other partially wrecked, claimed the lives of Nehru Bankay, 24, a tattoo artist and Shiv Hanoman-Persaud, 48, a mechanic both of Bush Lot Village, WCB.

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  15. New Amsterdam Multilateral School wins twice at U19 B/ballRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | Stabroek News

    New Amsterdam Multilateral and Kwakwani Secondary secured commanding wins when the sixth edition of the Youth Basketball Guyana Titan Bowl u-19 championship commenced on Friday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall. The Berbice unit humbled President's College by a 20-3 score line in their first fixture.

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  16. Robbery victim dies from burn injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    Guyanese national Deokaran Sewkaran, 35, who was robbed, stabbed and set on fire by thieves on November 29 in Waterloo succumbed to his injuries on Saturday at the San Fernando General Hospital. According to a police report, at about 4.30 am Sewkaran, initially from New Amsterdam, Guyana, was at Down Home bar, Waterloo Road, Carapichaima, liming when he went to the washroom.

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  17. Suspect in murder of woman at Puruni Landing heldRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Stabroek News

    During yesterday, the police say that the suspect in the murder of miner Shanti Solomon of New Amsterdam, Berbice, was arrested by police ranks at Piari Landing.

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  18. Surprise inspection finds several NA employers in breach of labour lawsRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Several labour violations and poor working conditions were unearthed yesterday when Junior Social Protec-tion Minister Simona Broomes and officials from the Labour Department conducted a surprise inspection of stores in New Amsterdam. Broomes and her team patrolled through Main Road and Pitt Street and inspected several private entities, during which a number of violations of workers' rights were uncovered.

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  19. Stanleytown fuel supplier shot in jaw during attempted robberyRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | Stabroek News

    A Berbice River fuel supplier was shot to the face on Monday night during an attempted robbery in New Amsterdam. Police, in a release, said Primus was driving a vehicle along a road at Stanleytown, to continue reading this article, please subscribe . Already a subscriber ? Sign In .

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  20. Harmon donating salary increases to various villagesRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Minister of State Joseph Harmon yesterday donated the value of his salary increase for October to the people of Crane, West Coast Demerara, for the installing of street lights in the village and proclaimed that he will donate the same amount from his November and December salaries to communities in Berbice and Essequibo. "Well, as everyone knows I come from Pouderoyen, I born and grown deh and so when we came into office after the May 11 elections the people from Middle Street [Pouderoyen] came to me and said we want to do a village day and we want to run some lights in the street," Harmon said yesterday at the People's National Congress Reform's annual regional conference at the Vreed-en-Hoop Secondary School.

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