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The New Amsterdam Multilateral School held its Annual Graduation Exercise earlier today.

The Ministry of Public Security held community meetings in Angoy’s Avenue, N/A last Monday.

The Lions Club of New Amsterdam held a Medical Outreach at 16 Main Street in New Amsterdam last Monday.

The Grolowagt Culture and Drama Organization will be holding a suicide awareness seminar on Oct.30.

Several National and International Groups participated in the Inaugural Coconut Festival held over the last weekend.

Local Craft Makers and Coconut Oil Producers were also part of the Festival.

Ray Persaud of B.H.S. won the New Amsterdam Mayor & Town Council’s Creative Writing Competition which was held as part of Town Week 2016 activities.

World Day of Audio Visual Heritage will be observed tomorrow.

The New Amsterdam Mayor & Town Council is collaborating with the N/A Prisons to beautify Republic Road.

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Yesterday the East Berbice Praant of the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha held its Annual Motorcade.

The Lions Club of New Amsterdam commenced its Anniversary Week with a Church Service yesterday.

The West Berbice Praant of the Guyana Hindu Sabha held its Annual Motorcade yesterday.

The President Youth Award Republic of Guyana (PYARG) in collaboration with the N/A Blood Bank held a Blood Drive and HIV Testing exercise last Friday.

The Mayor and Town Council of N/A is preparing for the rainy season.

The Region 5 Department of Health held a Health and Fitness Walk last Friday.

The Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha held a Cultural Extravaganza last evening to usher in Diwali 2016.

A freak storm destroyed several buildings along the Corentyne Coast early Sunday morning.

The Region 5 RDC held a sensitization programme for councillors within the various RDC’s last Friday.

The indiscriminate use of pyrotechnics almost marred the Diwali Cultural Extravaganza held last evening.


The IGG Goodwill Games 2016 concluded last evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall with Suriname being declared overall winners.




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The New Amsterdam Town Day Committee has decided to shift the planned Street fair date from October 29 to November 5.

The East Canje Humanitarian Society is distributing clothes in and around New Amsterdam as part of its drive to assist the needy.

The Ramgoli Competition organized by the East Berbice Praant of the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha was won by the New Amsterdam Multilateral School.

Members of Civil Society earlier in the week objected to the idea of holding the New Amsterdam Town Day Street Fair on a religious national holiday.

National Mammography Day is being observed today.

A business woman of No.2 Public Road East Canje Berbice was yesterday the victim of a daring daylight robbery.

The University of Guyana is holding a series of talk at Turkeyen and Tain.

The Inaugural Coconut Festival opened earlier in Georgetown.

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The New Amsterdam Town Day Committee says the Street Fair planned for Saturday Oct.29 will be held despite the date being declared as a National Holiday by the  Government to celebrate Diwali 2016.

Yesterday an accident involving a motor car and a motorcyclist occurred along the Stanleytown Public Road.

The National Commission for the Family held a roundtable discussion earlier today at the U.G, Tain Campus.

A recent allegation made against a teacher at the Tagore Memorial High School is currently being investigated.

The Berbice High School held a Breast Cancer Awareness Talk earlier today.

The Chairperson of the National Commission of the Family revealed the plans of the commission earlier today.

The New Amsterdam Mayor and Town Council has adjusted the working hours of garbage collectors due to the dry season.

The National Psychiatric Hospital is calling on Family and Relatives of  patients at the Institutions to support their mental health recovery.

The Region 6 RDC is refuting claims of alleged corruption within the council.

A popular figure in and around New Amsterdam – Crabman has captured another anaconda in Angoy’s Avenue.


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