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A U.S. Based Guyanese earlier today launched an academic foundation on the Corentyne.

Armed bandits robbed and terrorized a Smythfield family over the weekend.

World Food Day 2016 was observed  yesterday under the theme “Climate is Changing,Food and Agriculture Must Too”.

Last Friday,Guysuco held a Breast Cancer talk and screening exercise to mark Cancer Awareness Week.

A former high school drop out earlier today received a scholarship to complete his CSEC exams.

International Day for the eradication of poverty is being observed today.

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A task force to address suicide prevention will be established in Region 6.

September is being observed as Education Month.

The Department of Education, Region 6 celebrated International Literacy Day yesterday.

The Region 5 RDC held a Press Conference last week to address the issue of productivity.

Eid-ul-Adha will be observed around the world on Monday,Sept.12

Eid-ul-Adha is a National Holiday in Guyana.

Residents on the East Bank of Berbice are wondering when the Main Public Road will be reconstructed.

The University of Guyana School of Medicine will be holding a Health Talk and offering free services tomorrow at the New Amsterdam Town Hall.

Indigenous Heritage Day will be observed tomorrow at Mainstay/Wyaka Village.

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Residents of Angoy’s Avenue in New Amsterdam are appealing for better roads in the community.

A 64 year old wheelchair bound resident of Adelphi,East Canje,perished in a conflagration last evening.

The Minister of Social Cohesion donated school bags to pupils of the Belladrum Primary School last Monday.

The Mayor of New Amsterdam is urging defaulting citizens to pay their taxes during the amnesty period.

The East Canje Humanitarian Society will be hosting a Candle Light Vigil in observance of Suicide Prevention Day on Saturday 10, 2016.

On today’s Wednesday feature, here’s an interview with an aspiring poet.


PMTC, Corriverton and Rollers B were victorious at the BVA competition sponsored by 3 Doors Strikers.

The Berbice Cricket Board launched the Tenelect 2016 Cricket Competition last Saturday.

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According to the Chairman of Region 6 more rehabilitation works will be done on Chapel Street West in New Amsterdam.

Two students from Cotton Tree Primary School are among the top 10 in Region 5.

The RHTY & SC launched the second part of its “No to Suicide, No to Drugs”  Campaign last Wednesday.

The top NGSA pupils of Region 5 and 6 share their excitement about their performances.

The top 10 NGSA pupils in Region 5 received gifts from the Ministry of Social Cohesion earlier today.

The Commander of “B” Division Police Mr.Ian Amsterdam says the force is making progress in becoming more community oriented.

Cow Appreciation Day is being observed in several countries today.

The Ebenezer Lutheran Church in New Amsterdam will be holding 5 nights of Revival Service from July 25 to 29.

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The Rotary Club of New Amsterdam held its 29th Installation of Officers Ceremony, last Saturday, where it was revealed that $800,000 was raised for Water Purification Projects in various schools.

The New Amsterdam Chapter of Church Women United celebrated 2016 Friendship Day, yesterday, under the theme “Finding Grace at the Table”.

The Lions Club of New Amsterdam held its 55th Installation and Handing Over Ceremony last Saturday.

Persons continue to drop garbage indiscriminately on the road shoulders in East Canje thus affecting residents of Gangaram.

The Jehovah’s Witnesses in Guyana will be holding its Regional Convention at the Albion Sports Complex from July 1-3.

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