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  1. President pardons nine women prisonersRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    A release from the Ministry of Public Security yesterday said that the President issued the pardons pursuant to powers under article 188 of the Constitution of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. The nine pardoned prisoners from the New Amsterdam Prison are: Kamla Bisram ; Malinda Beaton ; Charissazan Charles ; Sasha Christopher ; Jenny Davis ; Vanessa Frank ; Barbra Hunte ; Kamwattie Persaud ; and Dhanmattie Seenarine .

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  2. Janet Scatters flour In HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stabroek News

    THE opposition People's Progressive Party Monday afternoon dramatised the food shortage situation by donning protest placards in the National Assembly and then walking out of Parliament. Party front-bencher, Mrs. Janet Jagan, also sent parliamentary staff and others near to her ducking for cover when she scattered fistfuls of flour after Speaker Mr. Sase Narain disallowed debate on the flour situation as a matter of naA tional urgency.

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  3. Hicks stuns Husbands to win first stage of Burnham Memorial three-stage raceRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | Stabroek News

    Andrew Hicks is the virtual leader of the Burnham Memorial Three-Stage road race following the initial leg in Berbice yesterday. The 18-year old WS United standout will roll into the hills of Linden for the second leg Sunday with a three-second lead on Team Coco's Stephano Husbands.

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  4. A tax on education is not the path to takeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Stabroek News

    I am neither a politician nor am I an economist. I am simply an educator. Having lived in Guyana for the past 38 years, my wife and I started School of Nations more than twenty years ago.

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  5. Former boxing coach on bail over road death chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Stabroek News

    A hire car driver and former boxing coach of New Amsterdam, Berbice, yesterday appeared at the Albion Magistrate's Court charged with causing death by dangerous driving on Monday. Jeff Roberts appeared before Magistrate Marisa Mittleholzer where he was placed on $275,000 bail after being read the charge of causing the death of pedal cyclist, Ivan Preme, 60, a carpenter from Lot 45 H and J Street, Albion Front, Corentyne.

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  6. If we can't stop the small crimes how can we tackle the major ones?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Stabroek News

    Last Friday, January 27, 4 young boys were arrested from their homes. These are boys between the ages of 18 and 21 and they were arrested because two teenage girls were missing and they were Facebook friends with a couple of the boys.

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  7. Lilith Lindie celebrates 100th birthdayRead the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | Stabroek News

    Guyanese Lilith Lenora Lindie, a former Nurse Aide, on January 17 celebrated her 100th birthday in the United States of America. According to a statement from her family, the new centenarian was born on January 17, 1917 in Solitude, Upper Berbice River, Guyana, to parents Albert and Ariel Bender, who were both church ministers.

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  8. Prison warder remanded over murder of wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Prison Warder Sheldon Prince, who allegedly stabbed his wife to death on Wednesday, December 28, 2016, was yesterday remanded to prison, when he appeared at the New Amsterdam Magistrate's Court. Prince, 30, of Lot 40 Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, appeared before Magistrate Marisa Mittelholzer, where he was charged with murdering his wife, Lonette Nicholson- Prince, 22, at the National Psychiatric Hospital, Fort Canje, Berbice.

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  9. Manufacturing in Guyana - challenges and vision neededRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Manufacture is the process of adding value to inputs of raw materials by changing their form and utility to consumers. Both form and utility are essential to the definition.

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  10. Badly decomposed body discovered in New AmsterdamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Stabroek News

    The badly decomposed body of a 65-year-old man was discovered in his home at Lot 40 Paul Stewart Housing Scheme, New Amsterdam, Berbice. According to residents, Hercules resided alone and was last seen on Christmas Eve.

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  11. Nine-year-old dies in freak accident at childrena s homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Jamaica Observer

    A nine-year-old orphan, who has been living at the Alpha Children's Home since she was a baby, died on Sunday after he was hit by a car that was being driven by another member of the home. Founder of the Alpha Children's Home, Esther Bruyning told the Guyanabased Demerara Waves Online publication that the accident occurred on the compound of the facility at Gay Park, Providence, New Amsterdam, Berbice.

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  12. Two Berbice cops arrested over possession of 5 Kg ganjaRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Two police constables attached to the Central Police Station in New Amsterdam, Berbice were placed under close arrest on Monday afternoon over possession of five kilogrammes of marijuana.

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  13. Stag Beer Nations CupRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Flamingo and New Amsterdam United secured berths to the round of 16 stage, defeating Mahaicony Thunder-Hawks and Golden Stars, respectively, when the Stag Beer Nations Cup commenced on Wednesday. Staged at the Golden Grove ground, East Coast Demerara, Flamingo downed Thunder-Hawks by a 1-0 scoreline.

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  14. Berbice restaurateur granted bail on wounding chargeRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | Stabroek News

    A 33-year-old man who operates a Chinese restaurant and bar at Main and Chapel streets, New Amsterdam was yesterday placed on $75,000 bail when he appeared at the New Amsterdam Magistrate's Court before Magistrate Alex Moore charged with wounding. to continue reading this article, please subscribe .

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  15. Applications from passport holders to be accepted at immigration office, New AmsterdamRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2016 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Police Force says that the Central Immigration and Passport Office, at Central Police Station, New Amsterdam, Berbice, from Monday November 28, 2016, will be accepting applications on Mondays and Tuesdays. Passports can be uplifted on the other working days.

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  16. China Town Store at East Canje robbedRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Police say they are investigating a robbery under arms committed on Zhou Chunmin, 25 years, of No. 2 Village, East Canje, Berbice, which occurred about 2035h.

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  17. Suspected sheep thief was ex copRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Stabroek News

    The suspected bandit who was killed in a shootout with police at Vryheid Village, West Canje Berbice on Tuesday, has been identified by his mother as Rondell Marks, also known as 'Romel Hoppie' and 'Blackie', 34, of Suddie Housing Scheme, Essequibo Coast. According to information gathered, Marks's mother, Monica Marks saw her son's picture on social media sites and she journeyed to New Amsterdam and positively identified him at the Arokium Funeral Home around 12:00 hrs yesterday.

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  18. Alleged Lochaber sheep thief shot dead in confrontation with cops -policeRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2016 | Stabroek News

    An unidentified male who drew a loaded firearm at police ranks responding to a report of larceny of sheep, was fatally shot by one of the ranks with a service revolver, about 0620h. this morning in a farm house at Lochaber Village, West Canje, Berbice, police said in a statement.

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  19. Man freed of 2010 murder of NA taxi driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Stabroek News

    A man was set free this week after he was found not guilty of murdering a New Amsterdam taxi driver in 2010. Stephen Campbell of Lot 5 Number Seven, Bramsfield Village, East Coast Berbice, was accused of murdering Trevor Kissoon, 27, of 24 Alexander Street, New Amsterdam.

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  20. President congratulates Lutheran Church on work in GuyanaRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2016 | Stabroek News

    President David Granger yesterday morning joined the congregation of the Ebenezer Lutheran Church in New Amsterdam, East Berbice-Corentyne to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the World or 'Reformation Sunday'. According to a release from the Ministry of the Presidency, Granger said that the Church must be commended for its longevity and the continuity of its work in Guyana.

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