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While speaking at the launching of World Interfaith Harmony Week in Guyana President David Granger called for greater social cohesion.

Residents of Woodley Park, W.C.B. are complaining about a scrap metal dealer in their community.

The Justice for the Unjust NGO will be distributing free meals on February 23rd at Edinburgh Village on the East Bank of Berbice

The Central Islamic Organization of Guyana (CIOG) recently made a donation to the Bath Fire Victims.

A renowned Corentyne Man is celebrating 30 years as a “Bee Charmer”.

Community Activist Leon Faria is this week’s Wednesday Feature.

IN SPORTS

The BVA held a successful Orealla Outreach over the last weekend.

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Banks DIH held its 21st Annual General Meeting for its Berbice Shareholders yesterday at Peter D’Augiar Street in New Amsterdam.

According to the Director of Medical Services in Region 6, three new health centres will be constructed in the Region this year.

The 2016 National Budget was presented to the National Assembly last Friday by Finance Minister Winston Jordan.




The Roman Catholic Church of Ascension in New Amsterdam celebrated the closing of Year of  Consecrated Life Yesterday.

The Alliance For Change Political Party commissioned its new headquarters at Kitty last Saturday.

The general public is being called upon to support the Blood Drive in front of DTV 8 on Thursday, February 4, 2016




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In the wake of an upsurge of Suicide in Guyana, a prominent pastor and an aspiring politician have joined the anti-suicide campaign.

Mr.Vincent Loncke a local government election independent candidate talked about his portfolio during a recent interview with Channel 8 News.

Social Cohesion Minister Amna Ally visited No.3 Village on the West Coast of Berbice yesterday.

The New Amsterdam-Canje Christian Council Week Of Prayer for Christian Unity concluded last Tuesday.

The St. Mary’s Nursery School in New Amsterdam held a Career Day activity yesterday.




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Vendors Of the Rosignol Market located at Train Line have been asked by the Rosignol/Zeelust Police to relocate their stalls.

The Sisters Police/Community Network will be holding a walk against Suicide on January 23, 2016.

West Coast Berbice students comment on the service being provided by the two buses prsented by President Granger to the Region 5 R.D.C.

Minister Amna Ally recently paid a visit to the family of the slain Bush Lot couple Arthur Rajkumar and Diane Chamanlall.

Religious Leaders and Professionals express opinions on the topic of Suicide.

Vendors of Rosignol  Market recently commented on the spate of suicides and Crimes in Guyana.

DTV-8 will be collaborating with the New Amsterdam Blood Bank to host Blood Drive in front of DTV-8 on Feb.4 , 2016

In Sports

The BVA held a successful 2 day Seminar /workshop for Referees last weekend.

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Last Friday, President Granger commissioned two 30 seater buses for the use of school children at the Region 5 RDC.

The Lions Club of New Amsterdam recently presented a hamper to a less fortunate woman as part of its Worldwide Week Of Service activity.

The N/A Canje Christian Council Week Of Prayer commenced yesterday.

A resident of Tucber Park,N/A is calling for the installation of streetlights in the community and for youths to display responsible behaviour when using pedal cycles.

The President Youth Award Group has launched a cleaning initiative in schools across New Amsterdam.

Four concrete bridges have been constructed by the New Amsterdam Mayor and Town Council to allow easy access to the Eastern side of the Stanleytown Cemetery.




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