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

    Thursday Jun 25 | 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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  2. Canecutter kills self after stabbing wife, two othersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | 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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  3. Jamaican remanded over shooting of Berbice ex-copRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | 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.

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

    Saturday Jun 13 | 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. NA Kings, Unruly Gang score comprehensive winsRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | 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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  13. Preschoolers left unattended, start fire in Islington houseRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | 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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  14. Cops seek brothers after Mt Sinai murderRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | 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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  15. Driver on causing death charges after West Berbice crashRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2015 | 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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  16. T&T firm embarks on massive dry dock projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | 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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  17. Three killed in West Berbice smash-upRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | 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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  18. 'Psycho' gets 12 years for killing fellow inmateRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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