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.
Burnt and dismembered skeletal remains, suspected to be those of a missing Bloomfield Village, Corentyne, Berbice youth, were found yesterday in a cemetery behind the home of his boss, who has reportedly admitted to police that he burned the body.
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.
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.
Residents of East Bank Berbice were in anger and disbelief yesterday as the decomposing body of 13-year-old Leonard Archibald, who was raped and then dumped into the Berbice River, was finally found, while the main suspect in the crime was accused by young boys of carrying out a series of attacks on them over a number of years.
Police yesterday said that a Sisters Village, East Bank Berbice man has confessed to raping missing 13-year-old Leonard Archibald and then disposing of his body in the Berbice River.
Goed Bananen Land can be found between Adelphi and Betsy Ground in East Canje Berbice.
Warren Plantation is on the Corentyne Coast, directly after Number 19 Village when one is travelling from New Amsterdam.
The 13th Berbice Exposition and Trade Fair was launched on Wednesday and Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin told residents of the county to look beyond the sugar industry for economic advancement.
The residents of East Bank Berbice are at their wits end with the present dust situation in the area, which has been causing several health problems for them.
East Canje, Berbice residents were left in shock yesterday after well-known businessman Rudolph Blair, the owner of the Stretch D Dollar franchise in the county, murdered his estranged wife and then committed suicide.
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 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.
East Canje, Berbice was yesterday afternoon plunged into a state of shock and disbelief, after a 17-year-old resident was found murdered in her home and police launched a manhunt for her 25-year-old reputed husband, who is suspected to have killed her.
A 15-year-old boy was placed under arrest yesterday after he reportedly slashed a taxi driver’s throat in retaliation because the driver was allegedly in the habit of taunting him about his sister.
A Sheet Anchor man yesterday morning beat and chopped his wife to death, according to eyewitnesses, and then jumped into the Canje Creek.
A woman is alleging that her unborn son suffered complications and subsequently died due to the negligence of doctors and nurses attached to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital.
After years of pleading by residents for work to be done on the East Bank Berbice main access road, Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, yesterday announced that the project will commence today.
Number 11 Village, Corentyne, Berbice is a small village with a population of just over 300 people.
Berbicians from all walks of life turned out in large numbers yesterday to stand in solidarity with sugar workers to protest the planned closure of the Rose Hall factory.
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.
Skeletal remains, suspected to be those of Lilwantie Balack, were yesterday found buried in a farm behind her Black Bush Polder home, where her husband directed police after he reportedly confessed to strangling her.
Epsom is one of the smallest villages in the ancient county of Berbice.
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.
Stating that he is seeing signs that both the Rose Hall and Skeldon sugar estates are heading for closure, Region Six Chairman David Armogan on Wednesday made an impassioned plea to the government to keep them open otherwise he said it would be a serious blow to Berbice.