Bebi Oosman

Five die in Corentyne crash

-after car collides with paddy truck

Five persons – including a mother and two of her children – were killed yesterday in a head-on collision between a car and a paddy truck along the Number 59 Village Public Road, Corentyne.

Berbice policewoman chopped to death

-suspect hangs self

A policewoman was yesterday chopped to death in her Number 30 Village, West Coast Berbice home and her attacker, a neighbour whom she had grown up with, later hanged himself, leaving unanswered questions about what led to the grisly murder.

Murdered Berbice teen laid to rest

Yesterday marked an emotional morning on the East Bank Berbice as relatives, friends and the community said their goodbyes to 13-year-old Leonard Archibald who was murdered after leaving home to collect his sisters from a birthday party.

Everton cement factory projects 60,000 tonnes annual output

-plans to absorb workers displaced by Rose Hall Estate closure

The Caricom Cement Factory, which has its headquarters at Everton Village, East Bank Berbice, is expected to begin the production of cement in two months and it is planning to supplement its workforce with sugar workers seeking new employment once the Rose Hall Estate is closed.

New Forest

New Forest is one of the last villages you get to when heading into East Canje, Berbice. While many claim that New Forest is located directly after Gangaram Village, residents of the area told the World Beyond Georgetown that New Forest is actually located further down; after Gangaram there are several other villages with just a few houses before New Forest.

Work for Palmyra monument stopped after base collapse

-questions raised about who awarded contract

Work has stopped at Palmyra, Corentyne on the base for an Indian immigration monument which embarrassingly collapsed on Tuesday and questions  are being asked about which government agency awarded the contract and whether the work was being monitored for quality.

Three held for plot to murder Rose Hall businessman

-Jamaican national suspected mastermind 

Police in Berbice say they have foiled a plot to murder a well-known Rose Hall Town, Corentyne businessman and three men, including the suspected hitman, are in custody, while the person who allegedly contracted him is still being sought.