The REO of Region 6 Dr. V. Ramayya held a Press Conference last Wednesday to discuss matters of public interest.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work Day was observed yesterday.
On Sunday,May 1st, the Trade Unions in Guyana will observe May Day with one March and Rally for the first time in 25 years. Marches and Rallies will be held in several regions and one such will be held in New Amsterdam.The National Holiday in commemoration of May Day will be celebrated on Monday,May 2nd.
The Minister of Citizenship, Mr.Winston Felix says there is no increase in the cost of Passport Fees
Grade 6 students of schools across the country are now breathing a sign of relief,following the completion of the National Grade 6 examination yesterday. Channel 8 News spoke with some of the pupils of St.Therese Primary and All Saints Primary Schools in New Amsterdam.
Residents of Light Town in the East Bank of Berbice are complaining about a defective koker.
The Mother’s Union of the All Saints Anglican Church in New Amsterdam held a”Rally of Fans” last Monday.
The Rose Hall Town Youth and Sport Club in collaboration with DTV-8 is inviting children 11-16 years to participate in an Essay Competion to mark Mother’s Day 2016. The topic is “Why I Love My Mother” Grand prizes are to be won.Entries must be submitted by May 6th to the RHTY & SC Area H Ground or DTV-8 Main Street,New Amsterdam.
Earlier today,the Junior Minister of Social Protection Mr. Keith Scott paid a courtesy call on the REO of Region 6 and the Mayor of New Amsterdam.
World Art Day was celebrated today.
Mr. Van West Charles, the CEO of Guyana Water Incorporated, visited the community of Sandvoort to address the water supply concerns of the residents.
The U13 Football Competition organized by the Hearts of Oak Master Football Club and the Guyana T & T Outreach Programme concluded today.
The Berbice Volleyball Association (BVA) will be holding a Volleyball Extravaganza tomorrow at the Port Mourant Community Centre Ground. The event is part of the Association’s – “Say no to Suicide” Programme and will feature players of all ages and genders. The opening ceremony is set for 09:00 hrs. According to BVA President Levi Nedd some 184 persons have already registered for the event which will see some 10 Volleyball courts set up on the field and players vying for supremacy. The officials of the BVA will also be using the opportunity to identify talent at the U16, U19, U23 and senior levels for both females and males.