Guyana chronicle
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00088915/00256
 Material Information
Title: Guyana chronicle
Portion of title: Sunday chronicle
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 45 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Guyana National Newspaper Ltd.,
Guyana National Newspaper Ltd.
Place of Publication: Georgetown, Guyana
Publication Date: 7/22/2007
Copyright Date: 2005
Frequency: daily[nov. 21, 1983-]
daily (except monday)[ former dec. 1, 1975-nov. 30, 1983]
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Georgetown (Guyana)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: Guyana
Guyana -- Georgetown
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1 (Dec. 1, 1975)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Publication suspended: Oct. 12-24, 1983.
General Note: Sunday ed. published as: Sunday chronicle.
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 29013105
lccn - sn 93049190
sobekcm - UF00088915_00180
Classification: lcc - Newspaper N & CPR
System ID: UF00088915:00256
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lights system, has been completed, enhancing relations between Guyana and India.

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Among Guyanese Citizens who are entitled to the New Passport are:

1. Those adults, over seventeen (17) years, of age, who are applying for passports for I
the first time ever.
2. -Guyanese children up to the age of seventeen (17) years, who have never owned a
3. Those Guyanese children who are named in their parent's current passport.
4. Both young and adult citizens whose current passports need renewing. The old
passports might have long expired or their validity would now be less than six
months. li-9q
5. Those whose current passports are LOST, STOLEN or DAMAGED.
6. AII Guyanese Citizens who are eligible, whether living in or out of Guyana, and who
are entitled to a passport.

* New Application forms cost $200 (G) each
* The new passports cost $4000 (G) each

All business with respect to acquiring the new passport is to be conducted at the Central Immigration and Passport Office,
Camp Street, Georgetown, Guyana. Telephone numbers: (592)-226-3011, 225-1744, 226-4700


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By Chamanlall Naipaul
A local comlpany could begin
exporting chicken to Trinidad
and Tobago in a couple of
months following a visit by
health officials from the gov-
ernment of that country here
scheduled for next month end
to verify that health require-
ments are in place.
This was disclosed by
Managing Director of DIDCO
Trading Company Ltd Deo
Singh at a news conference yes-
terday at its Friendship site on
the East Bank Demerara.
According to Singh,
Trinidad could import as much
as one million pounds of chicken
per month, and his company has
put in place all the health re-
quirements requested by
Trinidad health officials.
He assured though that
only excess chicken, after the
local demands have been met,
will be exported so as to en-
sure that there is no shortage
on the local market
He recalled too that ex-
ports could have started already,
but a fire at the Friendship pro-
cessing site in February this year
resulted in its power plant be-
ing put out of operation and this
stalled plans.
If everything goes acc~rd-
ing to plan, the exports will be
history-making because it will be
the first time that poultry meat
will be exported from Guyana.
However, Singh said a
new power plant is expected
to arrive in another two weeks
and processing operations
and production of poultry
meat would begin next month.
This, he said will boost
production and improve supply
on the local market, and also re-

duce the current prices of
chicken which have beecn showY-
ing an upward climb in recent
The businessman dispelled
the notion that the re~cent up-
w~ard trend in prices for pouL-
try products is reclated to the
implementation of the value
added tax (VAT), and instead
offered that it is part of the in-
ternational market trend of ris-
ing prices for agricultural com-
modities stemming from rise in
prices for agricultural inputs
which are by-products of the
fuel industry and oil prices have
been soaring for quite some time
Coupled with this, Singh
explained is the move towards
bio-fuel production and corn,
which is a major input in poul-
try feeds, is being diverted to-
wards ethanol production thus
causing a scarcity and increased
prices for the commodity.
Another factor with re-
spect to increased prices for
poultry products is economics
related whereby in a free mar-
ket prices are determined by de-
mand and supply.
Singh provided figures
from the U.S. Department of
Agriculture which shows a con-
tinuous increase for poultry
products there during this year,
with prices actually exceeding
those in Guyana.
The businessman is pre-
dicting that when his plant be-
gins production next month
prices for poultry products
would go down, with poultry
meat coming down to about
$200 per pound.
On the issue of plans by
the government to import about
500,000 pounds of chicken at a
lower tariff, Singh opined that

if this were done a month ago,
whenl there wa~s reducedl supply
on the local market, it would
have "mande good sense."
Hie disclosed that his plaunt
will be prodlucing some 800. 000
pounds of chicken fromn nextl
month and from then on a sim~i-
lar production figure every f~ort-
night, and moves are already
underway to facilitate this with
a shipment of 3,100 tonnes of
corn and soya bean unloaded
yesterday for stock feed pro-
In addition, Singh revealed
that farmers contracted by his
company will be given free
baby chicks and will only pay
for feed, in effort to boost
chicken production and reduce
production costs for them.
He also expressed satisfac-
tion with the move by Agricul-
ture Minister Robert Persaud to
implement legislation making it
mandatory for chickens to be

vaccinated, as this will reduce
the mortality rate at chicken
farms and improve production.
However, he called for firm
measures to end smuggling of
chicken from neighboring
Suriname which is providing un-
fair competition for the local
poultry industry.
He explained that smug-
glers are repackaging chicken
from Suriname in unlabelled bags
and then selling it on the market
as locally produced chicken.

In this regard, he an-
nounced that his company is
offering one million dollars
for persons providing infor-
mation leading to the convic-
tion of smugglers.
He noted that whenever
there is glut on the local market
it is because of the smuggled
Singh firmly believes that
the long term solution to com-
bat the trend of increasing
prices for agricultural commodi-

ties and products lies in the ex-
pansion of cultivation and get-
ting more people involved in ag-
riculture. This, he added, will
also create increased opportuni-
ties for increased employment.
He said he does not see
why Guyana should be im-
porting so much milk, some
US$21M annually, as it could
be self-sufficient in this prod-
uct through the establish-
ment of mini-milk plants
throughout the country.

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IMoroccan UN unit accused

of sex abuse over 3 years

through the West African country, UN officials said.
The United Nations said yesterday it had suspended the
Moroccan contingent from its peacekeeping mission in Ivory
Coast during an investigation. The entire battalion of 734 sol-
diers had already been confined to barracks.
Two UN officials identified the peacekeepers as Moroccans
and one said entire contingents had been involved with the-
young girls passed from unit after unit, resulting in the birth of
illegitimate children.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they
were not authorized to speak publicly.

rept Ove habueb e montd ie eaiu Ang ia na tion
especially in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, prompting
the world body to declare a "zero-tolerance" policy.
The United Nations can investigate but is powerless to pun-
ish perpetrators, who can be sent home for prosecution. Mo-
roccan troops were involved in sexual abuse in eastern Congo
and two years ago the Rabat government arrested six soldiers.
The Ivory Coast mission numbers juS't over 9,000 uni-
formed personnel from more than 40 countries. Moroccans make
up the bulk of the force in Bouake, a rebel stronghold in the
north, with some Bangladeshi police, Pakistani engineers and
Ghanaian medical personneL,
The Moroccan UN mission had no immediate response to
the allegations.
A UN statement on Friday had said a full investigation
was underway into "'serious allegations of widespread
sexual exploitation and abuse by a UN military contingent
serving in Bouake."


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6. Must have a basic understanding of the rudiments of vehicle
methonics in order to identify problems associated with vehicle
operations. Must have a neat, courteous and professional
Persons wishing to opply~should submit the following or the application will not be
considered:-- A current resulne, or curriculum vitae, with a cover letter mecluding
the names of two references.
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By Alistair Scrutton

NEW DELHI (Reuters) In-
dia elected its first female
president yesterday official
results showed, in what sup-
porters called a boost for the
rights of millions of down-
trodden women, despite a bit-
-ter campaign marked by
Pratibha Patil, the ruling
coalition's 72-year-old nominee
for the mamnly ceremonial post,
easily beat opposition-backed
challenger and vice president,
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, in a
vote by the national parliament
and state politicians-
"This a victory of the
people," Patil told reporters
after official results were
announced. "I am grateful to the
people of India and the men and
women of India and this is a
victory for the principles which
our Indian people uphold."

men of course, in our coun-
try because for the first time
we have n woman being
elected president of India,"
Congress party leader Sonia
Gandhi, India's most power-
ful politician, said.
Supporters hoped Patil's
candidacy would help bring is-
sues that plague women in In-
dia, like dowry-related violence,
into the public spotlight. A
woman is murdered, raped or
abused every three minutes on
average in India.
Her presidency also reflects
the growing power of some
women in India, where an in-
creasing number are taking part
in the workforce and in schools
and hold senior positions in
After the results, Patil
supporters took to the streets,
singing and dancing as others
lit fire crackers and beat
large brass drums.

Patil won about two thirds
of the electoral college votes.
There had never been any doubt
she would win, given support
from the ruling coalition.
The governor of the
northwestern desert state of

Rajasthan, she emerged on
the national stage when the
Congress-led coalition and its
communist allies failed to
agree on a joint candidate.
"This is a very special
moment for us women, and

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -
China warned the United
States on Thursday against
"groundless smear attacks"
against Chinese products and
said it was working responsi-
bly to address concerns over
a spate of recent food safety
"~The Chinese Government
has not turned a blind eye or
tried to cover up. We have taken
this matter very seriously, acted

responsibly and immediately
adopted forceful measures,"
said a statement by China's em-
bassy in Washington.
"Blowing up, complicating
or politicizing a problem are ir-
responsible actions and do not
help in its solution," the Chinese
mission said in a rare policy
"LIt is even more unac-
ceptable for some to launch
groundless smear attacks on

China at the excuse of food
and drug safety problems," it
Echoing the Beijing
government's complaints about
U.S. media reports, the embassy
said food safety concerns were
not unique to China, 99.2 per-
cent of whose food exports to
the United States in 2006 met
quality standards.
Problematic U.S. imports
from China including toxic
ingredients mixed into pet
food and recalls of toy trains
and toothpaste were Iso-
lated cases and "~hardly avoid-
able" amid huge and rapidly
growing bilateral trade, the
statement said.

GENEVA, (Reuters) The
United Nations refugee
agency on Thursday doubled
its funding appeal for Iraq
this year to US$123 million,
saying humanitarian needs
continued to mushroom as an
estimated 2,000 people flee
violence each day.
Most of the revised appeal,
up from $60 million in January,
will be used to provide shelter,
food, health care, education and
other emergency services to Ira-
qis who cross into neighboring
Syria and Jordan are al-
ready struggling to host 2 mil-
lion Iraqis who fled before and
since the 2003 U.S.-led inva-

sion, while another 2 million
people are uprooted within Iraq,
according to the UN High Com-
missioner for Refugees
"Massive displacement of
Iraqis externally and internally
continues unabated, causing a
great deal of suffering and un-
certainty," Radhouane Nouicer,
director of UNHCR's Middle
East and North Africa bureau,
told a news briefing.
The agency had received
.$67 million towards its initial
appeal, including $17 million
from the United States, and was
seeking more from both new and
traditional donors.
"At least one Iraqi in seven

is displaced and UNHCR esti-
mates the number of those
newly displaced at 2,000 per
day," the UNHCR said in an
appeal document sent to do-
"Thousands of Iraqis ap-
proaching UNHCR are the vic-
tims of torture, sexual and gen-
der-based violence, car bomb-
ings, or other violent attacks and
are in urgent need of medical
Many Iraqi children had
been out of school for two to
three years, raising the pros-
pect of "potential emergence
of a generation of uneducated
Iraqi youth", the UNHCR


Ind ia elects first

woman president

UNHCR doubles aid appeal

for Iraq, 2,000 flee daily


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(TINIDAD EXRRISoS) a o of the fugigives wll" sa

Central Trinidad, and police believe they are making a
dash for the Venezuelan mainland.
Detectives in Chaguanas were Friday night trying to squeeze
information out of underworld figures in Enterprise Village, af-
ter recovering the car, which was stolen by the fugitives at gun-
point, abandoned in that community.
And officers of the Southern Division Operations Unit
staged road-blocks and searches of homes, acting on what they
said was credible information that the men, described as "armed
and dangerous" were tryi~ig to get to South America through
On the run from police are Siddiqui Martin, 27, of
Fourth Street, Malick, Barataria, and Noel Gilbert, 27, of
Balthazar Street, Tunapuna, and Rinjaiee Ali, 23, of
Melodians Crescent, Malabar, Arima.
The search was concentrated Thursday night in Rousillac
Village, South Oropouche, where the escapees were said to have
criminal links.
Sgt Anthony Charles is leading the search.
The three escapees are charged with separate murders and
awaiting trial.
They escaped from the Golden Grove Prison, Arouca,
sometime between Th~esday night and Wednesday morn.
ing. They are believed to have used a hacksaw on their
cell bars to get out.
The men beld up a couple on the Southern Main Road,
Cunupia, at 10.30 p.m. on Thursday, investigators said. The
couple, Larry Chulan, 29, and his wife Sita Persad, 27, had just
pulled up in their car outside their home when two armed men
held them up.
The men stole a cell phone, money and jewelry and
left in the car, a white Mitsubishi Lancer. That car was
later found abandoned in Enterprise. The couple said the
suspects matched the photos of two of the men pictured on
newspaper front pages.
The last big escape was in September 2006, when two pris-
oners, Damion James and Richard Gjriffith, escaped from the
San Fernando Magistrates' Court.
Three weeks later, James was shot dead by police. His ac-
complice was recaptured.
In 2000, three death row prisoners, Francis Mansingh and
brothers Stephen and Vijai Mungroo, cut their prison window
bars with hacksaws and escaped. They were captured a week
later in a camp in the forest near Rio Claro.
Insp Stephen Ramsubhag, Sgts Terrence Williams and
Bobby Noyan, Cpl Dane James and PC Vaughn De Verteuil
and Henry Smith are involved in the Central Trinidad


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Ronnie Thwaites has been
suspended from preaching by
the Roman Catholic Church
until he decides to leave ac-
tive politics.
The deacon, social activist,
attorney-at-law and politician
yesterday admitted to The
Gleaner that the archbishop had
barred him from delivering ser-
"I can confirm that I have
been asked not to preach dur-
ing the time of my active politi-
cal involvement, but my status

as a deacon in good standing re-
mains," Mr. Thwbaites said.
Deacons are just below
priests in the Catholic hierarchy
and have the right to adminis-
ter certain sacraments and wear
a special white robe known as
a 'dalmatic'. They help the
priests administer Mass, pre-
side over baptisms and read the
gospel in Church services, the
role Thwaites has been tempo-
rarily stripped of.
The contents of a letter,
purportedly sent to Deacon
Thwaites by Archbishop of

Kingston, Lawrence Burke,
could not be attained by The
However Thwaites said:
"It is clearly stated (in the
letter) that it has nothing to
do with any personal conduct
of mine but it is the opinion
of the archbishop that there
is a conflict between being a
politician and being a Chris-
tian minister." ,
When asked if he agreed with
the archbishop's decision to bar
him from the pulpit, Deacon
Thwaites said: "When you are
ordained in the Catholic Church
you make a promise of obedience
to the bishop, no matter how
much you disagree with him."
Deacon Thwaites, who
also hosts Power 106FM's talk
show Independent Talk,
would not say when he re-
ceived the letter advising him
of the archbishop's decision.
Attempts to reach the arch-
bishop proved futile as The
Gleaner was told he was ill and
had gone to receive treatment.
Reverend Haughton James,
the Vicar General, who is the
chief administrator for the
Catholic Church here, was tight-
lipped on the issue. He said.it
was one for the archbishop to
speak on.
"I prefer you to talk di-
rectly to Archbishop Burke on
the matter," he said.
Pressed further he added: "I
do not have records in front of

me as I am speaking with you
and therefore I would rather not
address the matter at this time."
Deacon Thwaites is one of
four resurrected PNP members
brought back by the party to
help it to an unprecedented fifth
term in office.
He was elected to the office
of Member of Parliament for
Central Kingston in 1997, a
constituency with strong garri-
son features.
In September of last year,
Thwaites challenged and de-
feated Victor Cummings, the
incumbent MP for Central
Kingston to set the stage for
his return to the political
Thwaites was forced to
step aside months before the
2002 general elections when al-
legations of professional impro-
priety emerged.
Thwaites' law firm had
lodged two cheques for the
Postal Corporation of Jamaica,
valued at $10 million, to the
firm's account. His son Daniel
Thwaites was Postal Corpora-
tion chairman at the time.
Although the cheques were
reimbursed, the foul stench re-
mained and forced Thwaites to
Auditor General Adrian
Strachan cleared Thwaites of
any wrongdoing after a sub-
sequent forensic audit of the
books of the agencies in
which he was involved.

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Gonsalves; St. Lucia's Stephenson King (ag); Antigua and
Barbuda's Baldwin Spencer; Dominica"s Roosevelt
Skerrit, The Bahamas' Hubert Ingraham, and St. Kitts
and Nevis' Denzil Douglas
The government leaders of Jamaica (currently locked
in national election campaigning); Belize, Suriname and
Grenada had excused their absence.
Unlike' the meeting with President Bush last month,
no "Joinit statement" was released to the media following
the working lunch meeting between Harper and
CARICOM leaders,
But in separate statements, both the Canadian
Prime Minister and Prime Minister Arthur, speaking on
behalf of CARICOM, were to emphasise a new
determination to forge a more imaginative relationship
for mutual benefits.
While Arthur kept emphasising the difference
between having even a revised trade agreement and a
desirable "economic partnership", inclusive of provisions
for free and fair trade; services and investment, as well
as dispute-resolving procedures, his Canadian
counterpart was emphatic in what's envisaged. He told
a media briefing:
"We accept criticism that there has been some
negligence over the years, but we are moving forward,
full throttle, on the development of a new economic
partnership for this region...
"Canada" he pledged, "will have a sustained high-
level presence in the region, will engage more with key
regional partners and will display leadership within the
regional organizations and institutions..."
Involved in the proposed "new partnership" to take
- shape following the launch of structured new
eol be prjct tthn h ev race gm ain, c aa sh
investments, the environment and climate change.

One of the distinguishing features of this region's
relations with Canada--where there is an expanding
Caribbean diaspora, including many thousands of
Guyanese--has been the consistency on the part of
successive administrations in Ottawa to avoid the
arrogance and meddling that has been experienced in
dealing with other trade and aid partners of our
Caribbean Community.
Let, therefore, the negotiations begin for the promised
"new partnership" for the next 10 years that could make
a qualitative difference to previous aid and trade
agreements with Canada.
After all, as Prime Minister Harper~ himself was to
observe when he addressed a business forum before
leaving Barbados to conclude a five-day four-nation visit
to Haiti:
"From Canadian direct investment in excess of
sixty billion dollars to billions more in the import and
export of products and commercial and travel
services, Canada and CARICOM and its associates
certainly have a trade foundation upon which to


IT MAY not have been given the attention
the region's media had attracted to last
month's Washington Conference between
President George Bush and CARICOM
Heads of Government*
But let there be no doubt about the optimism that has
emerged for a new economic partnership and positive
relations in general between our Caribbean Community
and Canada, following last Thursday's working visit to
Barbados by the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen
His young, fresh-face personality and readiness to
openly acknowledge "neglect over the years" of the
Caribbean by successive administrations in Ottawa, may
have contributed to prevailing optimism among
CARICOM Governments that are understandably anxious
to go beyond a now expiring and very limited one-way
free trade pact in the form of 'CaribCan'--Canada's
version of the also expiring US-created Caribbean Basin
Initiative (CBI)-
The 48-year-old Harper, who heads an 18-month old
New Conservative Party administration, was in
Barbados for bilateral talks with the government of Prime
Minister Owen Arthur and later with a group of CARICOM
Hceuad dfeG v rnen no psn rd n s
Patrick Manning; St.Vincent and the Grenadines' Ralph



for NEW directions fo~r party and country.
As it has been for many' previous congresses. the focus for ral-
lying the troop\ for the 15th bienmlal event that concludes today.
was;l calst in a characteristic anti-PPP, anti-government mo1uld~!r
- Ilwe scape~goating for lack of alternative ideas outside the box.
From the reports, nothing has really stood out among
the Ir-aditional complaints and allegations about governance under
ihle PP'P h!at points to raise hopes for initiatives for forging new
Jlirect~ic;; -hat could well influence the governing party itself to also
dic: : some humility, on where it and this nation should be
Ecni hc and "Elections 2011".
It ~ is nrmal for a governing party to do a better job in cley-
L rl_`: aln ts :n:::::l isagreements/conflicts than its
op~ alliess quite correctly today to both the PNC3 and PPP
lit <. : !!heir expedient appendages that should now be simple
,1-; .' i he whole and avoiid the unnecessary hyphens oil
in !-.tI years time the PNC could wrell be facing a decisive
il.eli: b hallenge. the PPP has the even greater challenge to con-
Ir;nie late 1s nest choices as Presidential candidate f~or 2c011, now

~National Congress Reform (PNCR), was engaged in
Friday's opening session of its 15th biennial congress
that concludes today.
For the first time in its some 50-year history, the party, the
traditional arch rival of the People's Progressive Party (PPP) for
state power, has had to contend with an open leadership challenge

est in contesting the leadership against then holder and Head of
State Desmond Hoyte, has so much interest been generated in a
threatened leadership challenge..
What had prevented the leadership contest between then Prime
Minister Green and Hoyte--who died five years ago, and was suc-
ceeded by Robert Corbin--was the prospect of its negative impact
on e t NIctin wer nt e hee 92 ie ar nts with the Carter
Centre under entirely different and internationally supervised rules
to those that had always ensured- electoral victoriess" (sic) for the
In the interest of "party unity", he said then, Green chose to
withdraw from the leadership challenge against Hoyte with the un-
derstanding-as was reported at the time--that he would be~cho-
son as deputy leader with regular consultation being the norm be-
tween them.
Mysteriously, that expected development never happened; and
the PNC went into the 1992 elections with its reformr" wing.
It was to discover that not even Green's goodwill gesture or
expedient decision to withdraw from the leadership contest, nor even
the "reform" component could have prevented the party's loss of
the state power it had so firmly controlled, and terribly abused, for
some 28 years.
Nciw, in 2007, for the current 15th biennial congress, Corbin-
the once controversial National Mobilisation Minister of the late
President Burnham, and an earlier militant of the party's youth ann'
Young Socialist Movement (YSM), found himself facing what never
previously occurred in the history of the PNC--a real
open competitive campaign for leadership.
His challenger, Vincent Alexander, recognized as one of the
party's intellectuals with a commitment for research and
policy formulation, was to discover, to his deep chagrin, that
the cards were heavily stacked against him, in the form of the
voter-registration process, to unseat the old political trench
fighter C'crb-in.

As the internal rows became fierce and overspilled into the pu-
bic domain over credibility of th~e electoral process. including lack
of verification of the register of voting delegates. there emerged the:
threat up to Friday of likely legal action to force a postponement
of the party s scheduled elections of office hearers, including the

a liel e, y lea hleng nthe cy-ollnduct m of th l ctswhile keep-

ing his options open for the future.
There wa~s no doubt, from the information released by Con-
gress Place ahead of the biennial confer-ence, thaT Corbin was going
to retain the leadership of the party.
Open, competitive contest for leadership and other significant
dcs on-mam ing ppsn rin na party isgood for enhancing gover-
In this context, there are aspects of the governance structures
of both the PNC and PPP that should perhaps be subjected to criti-
cal reviews now that they are without their legendary founder lead-
ers, and functioning in a world fundamentally different to the era
when political battles fought at home were often strongly influ-
enced and driven by external factors and forces that kept the "race
pot" boiling.
One significant contradiction highlighted by Alexander's ex-
pressed discontent with the election arrangements for the 15th bi-
ennial congress could well influence a new approach in how the
PNC manages its affairs and conducts future biennial congresses.
It is the contradiction that the PNC cannot strenuously ar-
gue in favour of verification of an electoral register for na-
tional elections but expediently duck for cover with conflict-
ing positions when it comes to verification also for internal
party elections, including the leadership.
So-called "surge of voters"-a euphemism for political chica-
nery-is something that has reportedly taken place at previous con-
gresses of both the PNC and PPP, though not involving the leader-
ship. There have been more than the proverbial political "cobwebs"
on the respective "congress doors" of both parties.
While the leadership challenge posed~ by Alexander may yet
prove a positive development in a politically cleansing process at
the top for the PNC: or the "retooling" of the party,-as Corbin
has called for--overall the campaign seemed largely a negative quarrel
between the incumbent and challenger that offered NO fresh ideas

thatl ile in~cumbent Bharrat Jagdeo is serving his final term as Head
of St~le.
Pe!haip~s the first significant signal of the PPP's thinking along
those has!_ could come with its next congress, scheduled for 20(58
but wh 0.) could well be deferred to 2009 due to current plans for
local -. n:ment elections next year.
11 ! ie~ry major decision for the party and the country's fu-
ture andt Ine that may well require serious consultation with, among
other~s. th,!! old, very experienced and tough political battle axe, Janet
Jagan. .:uriiarch of the party. To do otherwise. could prove quite
problicl I';. to say the least,for the party..
it r. 1::er1 too early for any major political party or movement
!I, diiscu:s ,alternative leadership structures. policies and strategies to
maiintaini not just its own relevance, but in being better placed
for che; ngi a more promising, enlightened f~utulre for the nation it
seek v; -rv\e.
TOi !,h;irs good for both the PPP and PNC--beyond 20081
9. In1 :I- melantime, let's look forward to more mature politi-
cal leadership and less of the traditional rancoulr and self-serv-
ing divisionslt that only diminish hopes for a bette:- furture for

Viewooi nt



1 5T H


The challenge es yet to come for both major parties

SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 22, 2007 7

people went to B~ritain to fill the breach for able-bodied
people to carry out a range of tasks in transportation,
construction and health'services. In all cases, the migrant
workers sent money back home.
The difference with the present problem is whereas in the
past the labour that was being exported was largely unskilled,
the current migrants are highly trained at great cost to their
Caribbean countries of origin, and the loss of their knowledge
reduces the capacity of the
Caribbean to compete in the
global economy.
So, the economists
would question whether the
cost of production the
amount of money spent ~ ?s~
educating people for work
in the developed nations is
justified by the amount of I :-,;;BhiB~
money received in
Whatever the
Economists conclude, the fact
of life is that people move
away from economic, social
and political conditions that
trouble them. In part, these
conditions across Caribbean
countries are pushing skilled people away from their homelands.
It is also a reality that people are pulled to industrialized
nations by better circumstances such as well-paid jobs,
employment that matches their skills and training, and good
social conditions such as health care.
Clearly Caribbean countries have to come to terms with two
First, every country in the region has to improve conditions
to keep more of its skilled people at home. This means health
and modern education facilities have to be improved and the
environment for investment and business has to be
And, second, it has to be accepted that some skilled people
will continue to migrate however much conditions in their home
countries get better. Of course, many more will migrate if the
domestic conditions do not improve or if they worsen.
If the brain drain is regarded as a reality, then there may be
merit in seeing it as an.export industry, and a case should be
made to the industrialized countries who gain to contribute
meaningfully to education and training in the Caribbean.
This would take the full burden of education off the
shoulders of Caribbean countries and share it with the
countries who are also its beneficiaries.

Bangladesh: When Democracy Goes Bad

a boycott of this year's elections because she believed that the
incumbent, Khaleda Zia, was going to rig them. In those
circumstances, the election result would be meaningless, so the army
intervened. And the general just doesn't think democracy is right
for Bangladesh.
But if it isn't right for Bengalis, one of the most politicised,
argumentative populations on the planet, then just who is it right
for? Democracy in Bangladesh has gone horribly wrong because of
the bitter heritage from the war of independence which, like most
such struggles, was partly a civil war but the solution is to fix
it, not to cancel it.
At the moment, General Ahmed is arresting hundreds of
prominent political figures on corruption charges. Doubtless many
of them are guilty, for that is how politics has been played in
Bangladesh for decades. If they are found guilty by properly
constituted courts and banned from further participation in politics,
no great harm will be done.
If Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia themselves were among
those excluded from politics on the grounds that they engaged
in corrupt practices, that would no't be a bad thing, either.
But politics DEM~OCRATIC politics needs to continue.
It also needs to continue (or rather, resume) in Thailand, and
Pakistan, and all the other places where the voters were
"deceived by the politicians," or "made the wrong choices;.
or whatever other formula the saviours in uniform u when
they grab power for themselves.
People get things wrong. Politics is a messy busi
Winston Churchill said, "The best argument ast
democracy is a five-minute conversation with the (
voter." But he also said: "Democracy is the worst t ., ul
government except all the others that have been tried from
time to time."

*" G~wynne Dyer is a London-based independent journalist
whose articles alre published in 45 countries.


(The writer is a business consultant and former
Caribbean diplomat)

The United States has become the principal beneficiary of
the migration from Caribbean countries of its best educated
people. But the US is not the only developed country that
has benefited from the Caribbean's investment in the
education of its people: Canada, Holland and the United
Kingdom are also beneficiaries.
The figures for migration of secondary and tertiary educated
people are high for every Caribbean country. The most recent
study shows that Suriname led the field for migration of tertiary
educated people at 89.9% followed by Guyana at 85.9%,
Jamaica at 82.5%, Haiti at 81.6%, St Kitts-Nevis at 71.6% and
Antigua and Barbuda at 70%.
Of the Commonwealth Caribbean countries, only the
Bahamas and St Lucia were below 40%.
By the same token, many Caribbean countries profit from
large remittances sent back to the region by its people who live
abroad. In fact, in relation to its Gross National Product (GNP),
the Caribbean area is the largest recipient in the world of
remittances. The largest single source of such remittances is the
United States.
Of the Commonwealth Caribbean countries, Jamaica gains
most from remittances. In 2003, remittances to Jamaica
represented a wapping 18% of its GNP, higher than aid and
higher than foreign investment. Guyana, Grenada and Barbados
followed with contributions to their GNP of 8.1%, 5.3% and
4.5% respectively.
These remittances are vitally important to every
Caribbean country. They help to keep the country stable
by ensuring the survival of unemployed or low-paid
workers, paying for housing of persons who might
otherwise be homeless, circulating capital in the economy
and in some cases buying food and medicines.
No country could afford not to receive these remittances
which may be even higher than official calculations since
remittances are often not sent through the banking system or

even through the money transfer companies, some are hand
delivered by friends and relatives travelling between countries.
If remittances were not being received the level of poverty,
crime and social instability in many Caribbean countries would
be worse than it is. Therefore, governments, undoubtedly,
welcome the remittances.
Nonetheless, Caribbean countries are facing a
dilemma over the migration of their best trained and
educated people.
Simply put, it is this: while countries welcome the
significant and irreplaceable contribution that remittances make
to their social welfare and political stability, they devote large
sums of money on the education of their people only to see a
large number of them migrate to developed countries, and they
lose people who are needed to help make businesses more
productive and profitable. Even governments suffer from the
loss of skilled and qualified people whose technical skills are
needed in a range of areas including in formulating and
implementing fiscal and trade policy.
And a solution does not boil down to restricting the
migration of qualified and skilled people. Any such decision
by a government would be an infringement of basic human
rights. It would fuel social discontent within countries, and
probably lead to a host of illegal activities for migration,
The Caribbean could take the view that the 'brain drain' is
simply another export industry. Just as rice, sugar, bananas are
exported in return for foreign exchange earnings and economic
growth, a reality would be that people are trained for export to
the work force of industrialized nations and their remittances
would constitute the earnings that Caribbean countries receive.
Indeed, Caribbean countries are accustomed to
exporting people to jobs. When the Panama Canal was
being painstakingly dug, much of the back-breaking and
often fatal labour was performed by Caribbepn people who
migrated to the job opportunity. There were other
significant movements of people to the United States Virgin
Islands when a refinery was built there, and, of course,
after the Second World War, large numbers of Caribbean

"FWe do not want to go back to an elective democracy where
corruption becomes all pervasive," Lt Gen Moeen U Ahmed,
the chief of the Bangladesh army, told a conference in Dhaka
in April. Typical talk from a
soldier who has thrust the --.
civilan political leaders of his a
country aside but he does
have a point, for the leaders in
question are a pair of a
obsessives whose rivalry has
poisoned Bangladesh's politics -
for decades. .
Two political dynasties, '
alternating in power, have ruled !
Bangladesh ever since 1991. i
Among the larger democracies,
only in the United States have two rl z
families, the Bushes and the C~P (
Clintons, monopolised executive :~
power for a longer time. But .
whereas the Bush-Clinton rivalry '
still continues if Hillary
Clinton wins the presidency next year and goes on to win a second
term in 2012, the two American families will have been alternating
in power for 28 years the Bangladeshi rivalry is coming to an
end. So, unfortunately, is democracy in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh's democracy was never much to write home about.
It won its independence from Pakistan in 1971, but there were
twenty years of tyranny and military rule before the first genuinely
democratic government was elected in 1991. This change had
domestic roots, of course, but it was also part of the wave of non-
violent democratic revolutions that began in the Philippines in 1986
and swept through Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand and South Korea.
Two steps forward, one step back. Thailand's
democracy has now given way to military rule, and

democracy in the Philippines isn't looking too healthy
either. But nothing compares with the fall from grace of
Bangladesh, which is usually ranked among the five most
corrupt countries in the world by Transparency
International. The credit for the disaster goes largely to
the two women who have alternated in power there for
the past sixteen years.
Sheikh Hasina, prime minister from 1996 to 2001, is the
daughter of Mujibur Rahman, the "Father of Bangladesh," a former
student agitator who led the movement for separation from Pakistan
and then became the first leader of independent Bangladesh. He was
an instinctive autocrat without a single democratic bone in his body,
and he died in 1975 in a bloody coup by junior army officers that
also killed his wife and all of his children except Hasina and one
r other daughter who were abroad at the time. So Hasina has a chip
on her shoulder,
Khaleda Zia, her bitterest rival, is the widow of General
Ziaur Rahman, the army officer who succeeded Mujib after a
chaotic interval. He reversed most of Mujib's policies,
including socialism and a strictly secular state and then
Zia also died in a hail of bullets in another military coup in
1981. So Khaleda also has a chip on her shoulder. She became
Zia's political heir, and prime minister from 1991-96 and again
from 2001-06. Corruption flourished even more vigorously
under her rule than under that of Sheikh Hasina.
Neither woman chose politics as a profession; both were
driven into it by family tragedy. Neither woman is a monster:
each would probably offer up her own life if it would guarantee
a safe and prosperous future for her 150 million fellow-
countrymen and women. But each loathes the other, and would
rather die than compromise or cooperate. Too many of their
supporters have the same attitude.
The view of Gencral Ahmed, who has effectively been running
the country since elections were cancelled in January, is essentially
that democracy is to blame. Sheikh Hasina, out of power, decclared

8 SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 22, 2007


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GUYANA, like other coun-
tries in the Caribbean and
other parts of the world, has
been experiencing price in-
creases for certain commodi-
ties which is a direct result of
global changes.
The price increase for cer-
tain local commodities is being
blamed on the Value Added Tax
(VAT) which became opera-
tional in January this year.
However. many of the items
which have had price changes
are zero-rated and hence do not
attract the 16 percent VAT. This
is a global phenomenon as coun-
tries are being affected and Gov-
ernments are working to find
ways of ensuring that consum-
ers do not feel the full brunt of
the problem.
This situation is not unique
to Guyana, since other coun-
tries are facing price mecreases
for various essential food items.
including flour. Consumers in
Caribbean countries have been
affected by the rising flour
prices due to the increased cost
for wheat on the international
market. This has led to Govern-
ment exploring ways of reduc-
ing the burden on consumers.
Prior to the introduction of
the Value Added Tax (VAT),
bakeries had to absorb a 10 per-
cent consumption tax which
was passed on to them by their
suppliers. HoweverI. w~ith VAT
at 16 percent. baketries that are
VAT-registered and compliant
are able to, recover the additional
. cost whiciih wias not pcssible
prior to, the: introduction of
Some of the zero rated
items are:- plain bread made
with white or whole wheat flour
and tennis rolls. raw white or

brown rice. ranw br-own sugar,
cooking oil, cow's mlilk and mlilk
powder, cooking salt. fresh
fruits but not including apples,
gr-apes, dates, prunes. peaches,
plums and strawbherries: fresh
vegetables including onions. gar-
lic, potatoes but not including
olivess, carrots, radishes. broc-
coli and cauliflower, dried split
peas, uncooked fresh, chilled or
frozen chicken; locally pro-
duced uncooked fresh, chilled or
frozen pork, beef, shrimp, mut-
ton, fish and salted fish, but not
including canned products.
The Value Added Tax
(VAT) was instituted from Janu-
ary this year and involves a
cycle of different transactions
including payment of tax, claim-
ing of input credit, and payment
of refunds,
In May this year, there
were complaints that the price
for milk and potatoes had risen
but this was due to world mar-
ket changes. Milk is a zero-rated
item. A shortage mn Australia
and Argentina, due to a pro-
longed period of drought,
caused the price for this item to
The price of wheat has hit
an ll-year high on the world
market amid tightening world
supplies, and this has led to in-
creases in the price of flour. not
only in Guyana, but in other
parts of the Caribbean. Con-
samers in countries such as
Trinidad and Tobago, Bairbados
and Jamaica are facing greater
inlcreases for flour and asso~ci
ated products when compared
to Guyana.
Consumers in Trinidad and
Tobago earlier this week com
plained that the price of bread
and baked products had in-

creased, since there was a 15
percent rise in the price of flour
Milk prices in those islands
have also risen due to interna-
tional factors.
Barbados also r~eportled that
thle price of flour is likely to be
incr~eased f'or the second timne
this year, while in St. Vincent
and the Grenadines, there are
changes in the prices as well-
Also, last month mn Dominica,
consumers were grappling with
an increase mn the cost of food
and other goods.
Corn prices in other coun-
trics have also risen, and
doubled in some places. The
food price index in India has
nisen 11 per cent in one year, and
in Mexico in January there were
riots after the price of corn flour
went up four-fold.
Corn, a staple animal feed,
is also in demand as an ethanol
base in Canada, but the price in-
crease for this commodity has
helped fuel a 4.6-per-cent rise in
the price of meat and a jump of
3.7 per cent in the price of milk,
ice cream and cheese-
The price of corn in the
United States of America has
doubled over the past year. This
is attributed to the promotion of
bio-fuel in that country, as corn
plays a greater role in this in-
In China, the price of eggs
and meat has'quadrupled inl the
middle of a sharp shortage while
there is an acute shortage of milk
and drinking water in India.
Indonesians are eating their
rice boiled insteadc of fried in oil
'because high biof~uel demand has
mnade palm oil unaffordable.
Palm oil prices in the region
have surged 80 per cent since
the beginning of last year.

Italian pasta makers fear
that the industry is on7 the brink
of a crisis: with a r~ise inl the price
of durulm wheat which r~ose 30
to 40 per cent this year-
Droug~ht and the demand for
wheat f~or use in biofulels have
pushed international prices to
their highest in a decade.
Also, Germalns are paying
more for their favour~ite bever-
age, since baricy prices have
doubled in two years, as Ger-
man farmers abandon the grain
in favour of crops that can be
used in biof~uels-
The fast-growing corn~
based ethanol sector has caused
the price of corn to double in
the past year as more of the
grain is diverted from food and
into biofuel. The cost of fuel has
been rising in the past few years
and this has a heavy impact on
the cost of other goods and ser-
The Government of
Guyana, in the face of these
global pressures and develop-
ment, continues to be proac-
tive in exploring ways of miti-
gating the impact of these
changes on domestic consum-
ers. This is reflected in the
recent moves to open the
market to the importation of
flour and chicken to force
prices down.(GINA)

THE cruel, inhuman and de-
gradingg treatment experi-
enced by the two girl chil-
dren in Mocha, East Bank
Demerara, reinforces once
again the unpalatable truth
that this country remains a
dangerous place for children,
particularly poor children,
according to a statement from
the Guyana Human Rights
SThe statement continues:
The condition of their lives and
the treatment they have re-
ceived virtually violated every
Article in the Convention on the
Rights of the Child (CRC) that
the Government of Guyana and
the administration of justice is
committed to uphold. In par-
tiua fArtei e 40 he oa nk sithse
accused of, or recognized as
having infringed the penal law to
be treated in a manner consis-
tent with promoting the child's
sense of dignity and worth,
which reinforces the child's re-
spect for the rights and funda-
mental freedoms of others and
which takes into account the
child's age and the desirability
of promoting the child's reinte-
gration and the child assuming
a constructive role in society".
"The vision embodied in

and institutions responsible for
the care and welfare of children.
'Wandering' was rendered obso-
lete by the CRC on the grounds
of discrimination, being a crime
only applied against children -
the onus nowadays is-on the
other side of the coin adults
and institutions not exercising
their obligations of care
"The two girls apparently
lived in an environment in
which they had no benefit of
love, care or parental guidance.
Quite the opposite, they claim
to have been raped by in-laws
and more recently by other men/
boys. Their failure to name the
sexual predators is being turned
into further condemnation of the
is d yanes adlIt society
one hand we yearn to live in
a modern progressive society
which our children feel.safe
and could build a fu~ture. On
the other we persist with cul-
tural prejudice and igno-
rance, fuelled by dogmatic re-
ligious backwardness. The
price of this irresponsibility
is the continuous drain, not
only of the brightest and the
best of our young people, but
of any of them who can find
an exit strategy.

Global pressures

impacting on pric es

of local comml~odities

IICA Agriculture Ministers

meet in Guatemala

N dGuatemala the stage isisetsfor the week of Agriculture
Thirty-four countries will be taking part, most of them rep-
resented by their respective minister of agriculture.

of the Americas from today to 27th July 2007, which will bring
together ministers of agriculture other high-level government
rrs e tties, aei office iashaf intern tional a encies and
Delegates from the 34 member countries of the inter-Ameri-
can Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) are meet-
mng in Guatemala to discuss important issues related to, the sec-
tor and take strategic decisions, under the slogan of "Working
together for the agriculture sector of the Americas".
This important hemispheric event, which is held every two
years, was organised by the Government of Gluatemala, through
its Ministry of Agriculture, LivestoclC and Food (MAGA), with
technical and logistical support from IICA.
Several events will take place during the week: the fourth
Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture and Rural Life within the
framework of the Summit of the Americas process; the Regular
Meeting of the Inter-American Board of Agriculture (IABA);
the forum of Ministerial Delegates of Agriculture and Rural Life
and two other forums involving stakeholders of the agriculture
Guatemala's Minister of Agriculture, Bernardo Lopez, will
be hosting the event. In a letter to the delegates, he urged them
to consolidate strategies that would make it possible to realize
the Shared Vision of Agriculture for 2010, in a spirit of demo-
cratic cooperation.
Minister Lopez said the countries needed to "promote the
sustainable development of the sector to generate a new dy-
namic of shared responsibility to enhance the positioning of ag-
riculture and rural life on the agendas of our nations".
The Director General of IICA, Chelston Brathwaite, said
"the contributions and proposals will make it possible to move
forward with the joint and collective effort of building up agri-
culture and a rural milieu that are prosperous, modern, com-
petitive and sustainable, and of achieving a better standard of
living for rural communities"
Brathwaite stressed that Guatemala would be "an ex-
cellent opportunity to hold a strategic dialogue on the fu-
ture of agriculture and to make progress on specific is-

... SayS GR

this Article is so far removed
from our reality that adult so-
ciety in Guyana needs to take
a swift reality check as to
which century it wants to in-
habit. At present the society
abounds with threats to the
moral, physical and sexual in-
tegrity of girls and young
women. The adult world finds
sexually saturated television
completely acceptable. Every ~
commercial for a concert or
fete,' virtually every music
video out of Jam~iaica projects
the idea that girls and women
are gagging for sex 24 hours a
day. Our conviction rate for
rapeeontfences ishless ta oneo
and impressionable teenagers,
lured by men, go off the rails,
the institution society is so in-
dignant it heaps medieval forms
of abuse on them.
"How a policewoman could
believe that parading 13 and 14
yiear girls around the village in
handcuffs with heads shaven is
in any way excusable, defies be-
lief. What can charging them
with 'wandering' achieve, other
than deflect from the compre-
hensive negligence of individuals

Racism has no place in the party...

Thre inue in Wes Bebc 8c

THREE family members ..
were injured when the car
they were travelling in
turned turtle on the West
Berbice Highway at
Onverwagt yesterday after- L~a. ,;i:'gs~W*
Driver of the car Richard
Semple, 31, his reputed wife
Julie Harris, 30, and their five
year old daughter Tonya, all of
Manchester Village, Corentyne.
were pulled out of the badly
damaged motor car by pass-
ersby. j
Julie Harris and her
daughter were rushed t'o the
Georgetown Hospital for
multiple body and head injuries
after receiving emergency I
treatment at Fort Wellington
Hospital. :4~
The condition of the five
year old was said to be critical $j5"9%Q Pt .
.Richard Semple escaped with
nunor mnjunes.
Eyewitnesses stated that
the vehicle, a white AT 192
Carina PJJ 853, was proceed-
ing along the highway head-
ing for Rosignol and was
just coming off the bridge IIZ ~ ~ r~
between No.28 village and
Onverwtag~tl when the driver Tebdydmgdcr



The Parliament Office invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified Contractors to
undertake the Tiling of the Upper Corridor of the Public Buildings (Parliament Building),
at Brickdam, Georgetown.

Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures,
specified in the Procurement Act 2003 and is open to all bidders, subject to the provisions of
Sections III (Eligible Countries) of this document.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Clerk of the National
Assembly and inspect the Bidding Documents at Parliament Office, Public Buildings,
Brickdam [8:00am -to 4:30pm -Mon to-T hur -and 8:00 -to 3:30 on- FrFiday]- from 24"' 'July,

Contractors are required to have:
(1)Avalid NIS Certificate
(2)Avalid GRACertificate

A complete set of Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Parliament Office from
24'" July, 2007 at a cost of $2,000.00. The Bidding Documents should be deposited in the
Tender Box at the following address: Chairman, National Board of Procurement and
Tender Administration, Ministry of Finance, Main and Urquhart Streets, Georgjetown-
The name of the project should be in the upper left hand corner of the envelope.

Bids must be delivered to the address above on or before 9:00 am on 7'"August, 2007,
Electronic bidding "will not" be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened
physically in the presence of the bidders' representatives, who choose to attend in person at
9:00am on 7 "August, 2007.

Clerk of National Assembly
Parliament Office
Public Buildings, Brickdam



The Parliament Office invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified Cont~ractors to
undertake Repairs to the Roof of the Public Buildings (Parliament Building), at
Brickdam, Georgetown.

Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures,
specified in the Procurement Act 2003 and is open to all bidders, subject to the provisions of
Sections Ill (Eligible Countries) of this document.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Clerk of the National
Assembly and inspect the Bidding Documents at Parliament Office, Public Buildings.
Brickdam (8:00am to 4:30pm- Mon to-fhur and- 8:00 to 3:30 on Friday]i from 24'"' uly,

Contractors are required to have:
(1)Avalid NIS Certificate
(2)A valid G RA Certificate

Complete set of Bidding DocumentS may be obtained from the Parliament Office from
24"' July, 2007 at a cost of $2,000.00. The Bidding Documents should be deposited in the
Tender Box at the following address: Chairman, National Board of Procurement and
Tender Administration, Ministry of Finance, Main and Urquhart Streets, Georgetown.
The name of the project should be in the upper left-hand corner of the envelope.

Bids must be delivered to the address above on or before 9:00 am on ?'" August, 2007.
Electronic bidding "will not" be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened
physically in the presence of the bidders' representatives, who choose to attend in person ait
9:00am on "'"August, 2007.

Clerk of National Assembly
Parliament Office
Public Buildings, Brickdam

Leader Robert Corbin tells PNCR Congaress

never been, and will never be-
come an ethnic enclave or pres-
sure group. It is for this reason
that we feel so keenly the asser-
tion by our comrade, Sir Shridath
Ramphal, when he wondered in
1988, whether we have not tray-

ply Guyanese. Guyanese, it is
true, whose ancestors came at
different times from different
places and in different boats,
but Guyanese who share an in-
dispensable identity. Today,
whatever the ships we came in,

leader offered.
He reiterated that racism,
crude or subtle, has no place
in the party, and that will be
one of the important pillars
in the PNCR's indoctrination
and orientation over the next
two years.

By Chamanlall Naipaul

THE People's National Con-
gress Reform (PNCR) must
make a realistic assessment
of itself, and retool, if it is to
achieve its goal of returning
to government, Leader of the
party, Mr. Robert Corbin told
members at the opening of
the 15th biennial congress
last Friday at its Congress
Place headquarters in
He observed that while the
party has made impressive
achievements, it would be un-
wise to bask in the past.
"It is all well and good to
reflect on our past achieve-
ments, but life moves on and
times change. Whilst we need to
take strength from our past suc-
cesses over 50 years, we must
make a realistic assessment of
our present condition lest we
become irrelevant to the trials
and challenges of the current
times. We must be realistic. The
PNCR, despite its abundance of
talent, the eminent superiority
of our capacity to manage and
our development programmes,
is out of office. The working
classes are, in many places, suf-
fering under the burden of in-
competence, underdevelopment,
injustice and marginalisation,
and the PPP/C government has
shown no increased capacity for
reconciliation, institution build-
ing or international vision.
Thus, we cannot afford to

spend all of our time, in 2007,
basking in the glories of the past
successes. The challenge is now,
the battle is in 2007. The issues
at stake are nothing less than the
survival of Guyana as a coher-
ent nation and the turnaround of
economic fortunes to sustained
viable growth," Corbin posited,
He implored party members
that the party's machinery,
structure, ideology, tactics, poli-
cies and manifesto must be
brought under close scrutiny
during the deliberations of the
He added that the leader-
ship, at all levels, must also bear
scrutiny, and standards of per-
formance before, and during and
in the course of regular party
work must be examined fear.
lessly and honestly.
"LInappropriate and out-
moded practices must be
identified and modified in
radical ways. All of us,
from the highest office
holders to the newest
members of the party, must
be prepared to do the self-
examination that is neces-
sary to bring this party
back to its full glory. None
of us should leave here
content unless we have
made a commitment to the
people of Guyana. We are
at the crossroads and we
must seize the moment,"
the PNCR leader declared.
On the issue of ethnic diver-
sity, Corbin unambiguously

stated that the party opposes
all forms of racism, discrimina.
tion, intolerance and oppres-

"The PNCR is not, has elled far enough to become sim- we are in one boat," the party

10 SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 22, 20()7

V 1


IVot orcy clist

A 32-year-old motorcyclist was yesterday rushed to the Ac-
cident and Emergency Unit of the Georgetown Public Hos-
'pital, after being involved in an accident at the corner of
Middleton and Garnet Streets, Kitty.
Eston Williams of West Ruimveldt arrived at the institu.
tion bleeding, and suffering multiple injuries to his head and face,
as well as a suspected broken right arm.
The accident occurred around 14.45 h. when Williams on
his CJ motor cycle travelling north along Middleton Street'
crashed into a motor car driving west along Garnett Street. On
impact the motorcyclist was flung off his cycle and landed on
the roadway. H~e was transported to the hospital by the driver
of the motor car involved in the accident.
The driver of the car emerged unhurt, but both his ve-
hicle and the motor cycle were badly damaged.



The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will soon comlmence a countrywide House-to-House~ Registration exercise.

Any person who will be fourteen years and older by a qualifying date to be announced by GECOC)M will be eligible for
registration during this exercise provided that hcdshe is a Gjuyanese citizen by birth, descent or naturalisation, resident in
Guyana, or any person who is a citizen ofa Commonwealth country living in Guyana continluously fior one year or more.

An original Birth C~ertificate issued by the Gener~al Riegister Office, a valid Giuyana P'assport or an original Adoption
Certificate issued by the G~eneral Register Offiice must be provided in support of'an application forl r~egistra~tion.

Other source documents which w~ill have to be provided in support of applications for registration ar~e (1) :MarrIiage Certificate
in the case ofa name change: by way ofmrrn'iagc. and( (ii) Deed Poll in the case of'any, change ofnatme other thanz by marriages.

All persons who ar~e now fourteen years and older. butl are not in possession of the relevant supporting documents) above
stated, as the case might be, are urged to take immediate steps to acquire it/them in order to facilitate their respective
registration during the ulpcomning H~ouse-to-H-ou~se Registration exercise.

NB. Persons who are not registered during the upcoming House-to-House Registration exercise will not he
included in the new National Register of Registrants and will not he issued with nlew Nationlal Identification

'Our Dally
S Mgggg -- Contentment;

Mere talk and good ;II4 and bliss
Intentions avail to
`nothing Act and go hand
do good! .2
II John 3:16-18 mn hand


AIDS money

From Neil Marks in

THE Director of the Global
AIDS Programme for the
World Bank, Dr. Debrework
Zewdie, says Guyana and
countries in the Caribbean
are guilty of a "moral haz-
ard" in having money to fight
the epidemic but failing to
utilise it fully when some of
it could be plugged into re-
Guyana is part of the
World Bank's US$155 Carib-
bean multi-country initiative.
She said this was so, even
though one of the realities of
Guyana is that the true extent
of the problem is unknown
and worse yet there is hardly,
if any research to test the ef-
fectiveness of the
antiretrovital (ARV) therapy
given to people living with
Dr Zewdie is presenting her
thoughts on ARV rollout and re-
search issues in the developing

AU) ISdSety (ISonfrn r
on HIV Pathogenesis, Treat-

ment and Prevention which
opens today in Sydney, Austra-
Scientists and global policy
makers meeting in Sydney for
the AIDS conference say ten
per cent of all resources dedi-
cated to HIV programming
should be used for research to-
wards optimizing interventions
utilized and health outcomes
"We must identify which
approaches are effective in the
field, which are not, and why-
We must also learn how-to in-
tegrate HIV-specific services
with primary tuberculosis, ma-
laria, preniatdl and postnatal and
sexual and reproductive health
services IAS says in the
"Sydney Declaration" for this
week's conference.
Unfortunately, the confer-
ence organizers say, few grant-
ing agencies or national health
budgets commit designated
funds to operations research,
and where such funding is avail-
able, it is often underused.
teS eaking within porters an
Sydney, Dr Zewdie said that

is supported through
the Guyana HIV/
AIDS Prevention and
Control Project.
in Guyana, it is
thought that betero-
sexual (male to fe-
male) transmission ac-
counts for about 80%
of those infected with
the disease. Addition-
ally, transmission
through men-who-
(MSM) is estimated
to be about 18%.
The organizers of
IAS 2007 say the
evolution of HIV pre-
vention, treatment,
and care over the past
quarter century is one
of the great successes
of medical science,
Committed and sus-
tained research efforts
ve provided the evidence on
which approaches to program-
ing are based.
According to the IAS, these
net sintii n fonts are niow
chnologies and drugs, and new
ategies to manage and deliver
Ith. Good research drives good
eHow ver, toore cmon y
global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tu-
:rculosis and Malaria, for ex-
mple, allows up to 10% of
.ch grant to be allocated for
,erations research, but this
vision is rarely used by
luntries and the research com-
unity is rarely represented on
country Coordinating Mecha-
sms (CCMs).
IAS is calling on individuals
Id organisatons to sign the
ydney Declaration to malse
tional governments and bilat-

,nrm loat 10 of Il re
lurces for HIV programming to
"We believe that without
Ich funding, we will fall to
maintain a sustained and ef.
ctive response to the AIDS

while the Bank does not dictate ha
for countries what they do with wt
the non-repayable money the mi
Bank provides, she wants to see
some ofthath iney pushed isnt r ~

said, the dynamics of the trans- tec
mission of HIV/AIDS in str
Guyana is unknown, as much bo
as about the effectiveness of the po

ARYecause of failings on the ne
part of the Caribbean Gl
programme, she said the World be
Bank has had caused to review an
its programme and have refo- ea
caused its initiative here in the op
Caribbean. She said this was : pr
done six months ago. co
The government has repeat- mi
edly stated that everyone who Cc
needs ARVS in Guyana have ac- nit
cess free of charge. .
In 2003, the World Bank an
approved the Multi-Country S~
HIV/AIDS Prevention and na

Cribrb aA teionsa Strtoetgi d
Plan of Action for HIV/AIDS. so
Under this programme, sup- re
port is provided to National
HIV/AIDS Strategic Plans of su
individual countries, which are m
based on the Caribbean Re- fe
gional Strategic Plan. Guyana p~

A man who fell from a tree

Sudys aco gear nle m gho
haeb n parls du aob h

afford a Machine Readable
Imaging (MRI) scan.
Jagdesh Narairie, 38, of
Nhmber 64 ilae Coe tn
ery truck for B. Parsram and
Sons at Number 62, Village, was
off duty at the time of the acci-
Naraine said he would nor-
mally pick genips which he
would sell to augment his in-

come. On thrat Sunday he was

oto alum w icr ke, an hd
Hel se epa kfedet toi th ound
scious state and rushed to hos-
Naraine said he has lost
feling i ishlgad a
two weeks, unable to use his
limbs. He fears he might
Shave suffered a spinal injury,
and is now grieving over the
fact that he might be unable
to work to earn a living even
after leaving hospital.

"Oil demand seems to be
robust. There is a feeling that
the market will become tighter
and there is concern about
prompt supplies," said Tony
Nunan, risk management execu-
tive at Tokyo-based Mitsubishi.
Gasoline stocks, which were
expected by analysts to rise, in-
stead fell by 2.3 million barrels in
the week to July 13, a govern-
Prn e als d enHon dh rie
aZer'Ibtal cut output by half at
its 220,000-barrel-per-day Dalia
'field in Angola. Total said on
Friday it had lifted a force ma-
uere on eport n supply

NEW YORK (Reuters) Oil
prices steadied on Friday,
within striking distance of a
record high amid falling U.S.
Inventories in the midst of
driving season and problems
with African crude production,
Benchmark London Brent
(LCOcl: Quote, PRofile, Research)
settled 3 cents lower at US$77.64
a barrel, near the peak $78.65 hit
laso Aug~ust e S. cmude (C el
down 35 cents at $75.57 a barrel,
Support has come from ris-
ing demand in the United States
and a spate of refinery outages
t at have drained inventories in

Spend the money!



A 36-year-old labourer of Cullen Sand Top on the
Essequibo Coast, late Thursday afternoon committed sui-
cide by slitting his throat with a cutlass, allegedly after
brutally chopping his wife.
Reports reaching the Sunday Chronicle said that Jageshwar,
also known as "Mutt", and his wife Shamdai Jageshwar, were
involved in a heated argument at their home when he grabbed a
cutlass and chopped her several times about the body.
Reports said that the woman the mother of Jageshwar's
two children, began screaming for help before collapsing on the
Thinking her to be dead, the man allegedly turned the cut-
lass on himself, slashing his throat, then collapsed on the floor.
Neighbours, on hearing the screams, rushed over to the
couple's house, where they found both of them bleeding
on the floor. They rushed them to the Suddle Hospital,
but Jageshwar was pronounced dead on arrival there. His
wife was treated for wounds, and later held by the police
for questioning.

- - - - - - - - - - - -

aei aaye

- Global AIDS Proaramme boss says soend the

The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. invites suitably
qualified Manufacturers and Suppliers to tender for the
Supply of Additional Milling Plant Spares for the
Year 2007.

These spares should be supplied in accordance with
Dpoeccifications and requirements detailed in Tender

Bid closes Thursday, August 2, 2007 at 2PM.

Tender Package can be purchased and uplifted from
the Purchasing Manager (Factory) at the address

Materials Management Department
Ogle Estate
East Coast Demerara.
Telephone No.: (592)-222-2910, 3163
Fax No.: (592)-222-3322

Alternatively the tender maybe downloaded from
GUYSUCO's website at http://www.guvsuco~com and
clicking on tab "Invitations to Tender".


The Gruyana Sugar Corporation Inc. invites
suitably qualified Manufa~cturers and Suppliers '
to tender fo~r the supply of:

* Supply of yres for Year 2008

* Supply of utoniotive Batteries for Year 2008

* Supply of (ho'nis and Punt Hooks for Year 2008

Closing Date for Tender will be ThursdayI,
August 16, 200(7.

Te~nder- Package canl be purchased and l
u pli ftedi from PurIcha sing Mantager-FTi el d at the
addr-ess below from M'onday, July 23, 20)07: -

Materials Management Department
Ogle Estate,
Ogle, East Coast Demerara.
Telephone: 592-222-3161, 3162
Fax: 592-222-3322

_ ___~_~~ _~___~____



W~e require Delivery Drivers
* Must have a valid driver's license for car, van
and lorry
Should have at least five years' recent driving
experience without incident
The successful applicant must have a good
Secondaryl Education and a pleasant personality

Applications must be submitted in writing with a
curriculum vitae and at least one reference
only to:
The Administrative Officer
ANSA McAL Trading Ltd,
60-63 Beterverwagting,
East Coast Demerara,
Gu ana.

All applications will be treated confidentially..
Unsuccessful applications will not be acknowledged.

P" anse rnc8L TR80tnBG Unff8DT


ByI Shirley Thomas

The University of Guyana
last week launched its D~enis
Williams Summer School of
Anthropology, amidst glowing
tributes to the life of the late
Dr. Denis Williams (1923-
1998), renowned Guyanese
arrc~haeologist, historian and
award winning artist.
Dr. Williams, who was
eventually to become the Direc-
lor of the Walter Roth Museum,
produced several publications,
including Archaeology and An-
thropology, the journal of the
Walter Roth Museum in 1978.
and received several national
awards. and an honoraryv doc-
torate from the University of
the West Indies in 1989.
Amlong the distinguished
persons commending the-initia-
tive to launch the Denis Will-
iams Summer School of Anthro-
pology, and acknowledging his
works. were: Dean of the
School of Education and Hu-
manitie~ Iani enr itr of Gu ana

Plew of Boise State University;
Dr. George Mentore of the
University of Virginia; Ms. Jen-
nifer Wishart a member of the
A4merindian Research Unit, and
previously Coordinator of the
Amerindian Research Unit; Mr.
Al Creighton Senior Lecturer
of the University's School of
Education and Humanities and
Aviation Captain Gerald
Perreira, a local anthropologist
at the Walter Roth Museum.
The vote of thanks was de-
livered by an elated, but very
modest Ms. Eve Williams,
daughter of Dr. Dennis Will-
iams, who, on behalf of the Wil-
liams' family, expressed appre-
ciation for the honour bestowed

upon her father.
Mrl. ereighton said that the
Summer School of Anthropol-
ogy is a training programmne to
he ruln in the summer of each
year11. It wYill entail training in
Social Anthropology. Cultural
Anthropology and~ Archaeology.
The project is funded by dlie
University of Virgfinia and the
students themselves.
The first part of the curr1icu-
lum he said, is a sub-programme
in Anthropology which is al-
ready on stream. The
programme in Anthropology is
being run through the collabora-
tive efforts of the University of
Guyana and the University of
Virginia. There are eleven stu-
dents pursuing the programmle at
this time, drawn from various
Departments of the University
of Guyana. including Environ-
mental Studies; and F~orestry.
There are as well persons from
Regions Two and Nine, spon-
sored by the Iwokrama
Rainforest Research Project; and
two Toich us hotmeKablakaabun .

tion began in 2002 with the sign"
ing of a Memorandum of Un-
derstanding between the Uni-
versity of Guyana and the Uni-
versity of Virginia. Creighton
said that this paved the way for
the specific programme in An-
thropology. He credited Dr.
George Mentore of the Univer-
sity of Virginia. as the main per-
son behind this initiative.
Creighton said the activities
of the summer School are cur-
rently progressing within the
University's Amerindian Re-
search Unit of the Department of
Language and Cultural Studies.
Meanwhile, the second
programme being offered by the
Denis Williams Summer School,

Dr George Mentore of the University of Virginia (second from left in back row) with some of the students of the Denis
Williams Summer School of Anthropology

is ~

Archaeology. That Roth Museum. It is being rtin for the first time this year, Jlentian Miller one of the
,gralmme, funded by Boise through the collaborative efforts will kick off with a field trip Lecturers from UG's School
Ite University. thle Ministry of the University of' Guyalna and to the hinterland village of of Education and Humani-
Culture, Youth and Sport, the Boise State Univer~sity. Kabakaburi on Wednesday. ties; Ms. Shabana Daniels,
d the University of Guyana, Ms. Jennifer Wishart of' TIen persons so far have been sponsored by the Ministry of
headed by Dr. Mark Plew of the Amerindian Research enrolled into that Culture, Youth and Sport;
ise State University. alnd as- Unit said that the Archlaeol- programme: Six from the and Mr. Mohamed Khan a
tedi by Mr. Geo~rge Simnon and ogy Programme, introduced University of Virginia,. and student of' the Social Sci-
rald Perr-iera of the Walter at the University of G~uyana three G;uyanese, namely: ences Department.

IVexico, Venezuela oil slumps could hit U.S. supply

(Reuters) Falling oil pro-
duction in Venezuela and
Mexico, Latin America's big-
gest suppliers of crude to the
United States, could deepen
U.S. reliance on shipments
from the Middle East and Af-
The outlook comes as a set-
back to the White H-ouse, which
is hoping to reduce U.S. oil de-
pendence on unstable regions.
"The best Mexico, and Ven-
ezuela can hope for rights now
is to keep their production flat.
but the more likely scenario is
that we will see a declinee" said
Fadel Gheit. an analyst with
Oppenheimer andi Co. "Some-


one has to fill that gap, whether
it is Russia, the Middle East or
West Africa."
The two countries currently
provide some 25 percent of
U.S. oil imports, but analysts
say the region will be unlikely
to boost exports to mec( grow-
ing U.S. cncrgy demand.
The self-styled socialist
revolution led by Vcnczuelan
President Hugo Chavez, and the
strict prohibition on ~riva~te en-
erlgy investment in Mexico, have
created harsh investment cli-
mates that experts believe will
crimp future production.
U.S. Department of Energy
data shows Venezueln~'s oil and
liquids production remaining

steady between 2005 and 2015,
with Mexico's production fall-
ing 21 percent in the same pe-
Total Latin American oil ex-
ports could still eke out a 2 per-
cent increase by 2012, on rising
production by Brazil, according
to the International Energy
Agency. but it will not be
enough to keep up with rising
U.S. consumption.
Problems in Mexico and
Venezuella would extend an ex-
isting trend of stagnant energy
production in Latin America.
Ecuador's small oil industry
produces around 530,000 bar-
r~els per day and oil exports to
the United States were down 31

percent as of April, as leftist
President Rafael Correa tight-
ens terms for foreign oil compa-
Colombia's oil production
peaked near 800,000 bpd in
1999, and has slumped to
around 520,000 bpd, with ex-
ports to the U.S. down more
than 50 percent in the first four
months of 2007.
Petrobras (PBR.N: Quote,
Profile, Research) of Brazil
has steadily boosted domestic
production and last year made
that country energy self-suffi-
clent, but the booming growth
of South America's~ largest
economy could leave it without
a significant energy surplus.


U.G. Launches


Summer School


Plastic City --

residents get

school uniform


17,000 already handed out '-

Mrinsiser MVanickichand with pareni~ Is Plastic. City~

PreeSlden~ mb~e~ets acout ah~eao

Of t flp for 21 st Ja mbor ee in UK

I LP ...: ------ alkli_'.'47 I
Scouts meet President Jagdeo at State House


EvreryC~hild Guyana
In Collaboration with
the Dorothy Bailey Municipal Centre (DBMC)

Community Worker/Counsellor

Re ponsibilities:
The Community; Worker/Counsellor has the responsibility of
providing emotional care to children.
The Community Worker/Counsellor also has the responsibility to
provide support to families and children at the community level.
Monitor the progress of the children on the project.
Network with other organizattions to increase children's access to
The recruited person will be required to work both at D)BMC and
in the communities to meet; with families and children.

Person Specification:
A Social Sciences Deg~ree or professional qualificatiotn in a
related 11eld. ..
A team player &e must he comnputrl literate
Ability to recor-d, analyse and pr-epar-e wr-itteni reports and
Experience working with vulnerable childrenl andP families.

Applications are to be submitted to EveryChild Guyana, 215 Camp Street, North
Cummingsburg. Georgetown. E-mail echildgp@web sg::4,'y~c cre~. "lease
include telephonep number; or emr;: ~idrie: '?l :: !i ncact. D ini:rlie fr: -
applications Friday, August 10, I ~i.

EveryChild Guyana


PrOjeCt GOOrdinator

*Developing project strategies in line with the organization strategy
*Prepanng project proposals and reports.
*Plan, implement, monitor and evaluate new and existing projects
*Coordinate the works of the organization's resource persons in the
Person Specification:
A First Degree in Social Sciences.
*Two or more years experience working directly in communities.
Must be computer literate
*Must be the holder of a Driver's Licence
Must be prepared to work out of G/town on a regular basis and to
travel out of country.
*It would be an advantage if applicant has experience working with
vulnerable children and families
*Applicants from minority groups that are under represented are
encouraged to apply, in particular men- and people living with or
affected by HIV/AIDS

Applications to be submitted to EveryChild Guyatna, 215 Camp Street, Nor-th
Cummningsburg, Georgetown. Please meclude telephone number- or mail
address f'or easy contact. Deadhner for applications August 10,. 20)07.


$5 lilbd~ dHkROMME Ju r0 0] 007

Approximately 17,000 uni-
form vouchers have already
been distributed to beneficia-
ries in several communities
across the country, as well as
orphanages and other homes
where children are housed.
Last week. residents of Plas-
tic City/Best Foreshore, Region
Three received their v:ouchers
from Ministe~r of~ Human Serl-
vices aunci Social Security Pnivo
M\amickchanld ant o~fficer Of the .

siay mn school.

$30M for imth arisio al unlid
forms for over 20.000 children.
The Amerindian Affairs Minis-
try was also allotted $10M to
provide for Amerindian chil-
dren. The vouchers are valued
at $1,500 each.
whAfnisterthM ani t a
community and interacted with
residents, urged parents to en-
sure that their children attend
school since the Government
has recognized that the only
way out of poverty is through
The Minister and officers
also visited the David Rose
Special School in Georgetown
where vouchers were distrib-
uted. While offering words of
advice to parents, the Minister
called for their continued part-
nership with the Ministry and
the Government in providing
the necessary environment and
making sacrifices for their chil-
dren to attend school.
Residents praised the Go-
ernment for taking special inter-
est in assisting them in provid-
ing for their children. They also
commended the work of Min-

ister Manickchand and her Min-
Last year's $77M allocation
benefited over 13,000 children.
The programme is being ex-
ecuted through a collaborative
effort between the Ministrics of
Human Services and Sociiil Se-
curity and Amerindia~n Affair-s.
with the latter being r~esponsible_
for over 120 Amellri~ndian1 \il-
laues coulntrywiiide

Frmaniita allocation of $40 o hc

t Ministry of Amerindian Affai

fairs was granted $20M to pro-
vide uniforms for Amenindian
children countrywide, while
a20MS ra ilcate snsto t he H
benefitted 13,028 children.
Of the $40M approved for
the programme in 2005, of
which the Ministry of Labour
Human Services and Social Se-
curity received $30M and the
Ministry of Amerindian Affairs
$10M to complete distribution
in the regions which did not
benefit in 2004. Approximately
13.500 children benefited from
the $30M allocation.
The school uniform
programme is being executed
by the Difficult Circum-
stances Unit (DCU) of the
Human Services Ministry.
This unit over a five-year pe-
riod expended approximately
$150M in providing needy
persons with prostheses, hear-
ing aids, braces. wheel-
chairs, funeral expenses.
spectacles and medication.

A contingent of youths from
the Scouts Association of
Guyana will join over 40,00(?
other scouts from almost ev-
ery country in the world at
the biggest ever World Scout
Friday, ahead of their trip

to the United Kingdom for the
ll-day event which begins on
July 28, the scouts, led by
Gary Mendonca, met Presi-
dent Bharrat Jagdeo at State
House. .
"We paid a visit to the
President this morning to intro-

duce him to the delegates of the
contingent and to explain the
programme of activities that we
will be experiencing at the Jam-
boree for 11 days. The Presi-
dent is the patron of the Scouts
Association of Guyana and we
were privileged to have the op-

portunity to spend some time
with him explaining our coming
adventure," Mendoza said after
the meeting,
At the Jamboree, there
will be 16 sub-camps, each
designed to become the home
for up to 1,800 young people.

Har y Pe ter


R5 Recent Police Clearance

~jTWO (2) testimonials, at least one frorri
18St place of employment

~3PreVIOus experience in a Military or
Paramilitaryr Organisation would be
an aSSet

~Z~MUSt be between the ages of 20-50 years
and have a sound Secondary Educa'tion,

1/e offer rnedical insurance, paid
VacatiOn and other benefits

AII Applicants must apply no later then
July 31st, 2007

P.0 BOX 10485




Under the overall responsibility of the H-ead ofDelegation and the d irect
responsibility of the Head of Adm~inistration, the Information
Technology Specialist will be responsible for the execution of the
(OllO~ing~ taSks:

Training of staff in the use of software such as M1S Of~ee,
PowerPoint 'presentation, database development, accounting
techniques using EXCEL
Developing and maintaining the Delegation's regional wvebsite
Organising training sessions for the staff of the
Delegation/offices based on regular assessment of perflm~ance
and skills
Product development on demand from different sections
Deiputise for the Local1 S systems Adm in~istrator when needed


Degree in1 Information Technology (IT) or I~ndustry rcrti fical ion
Minimum 5 (five) years experience inl the IT filed
Capacity to work in a multi national team, good inter personal
Excellent oral and written communication
Organisatiorial planning and reporting capabilities
Open minded; willingness and capability to learn
Comp~rehensive: knowledge of Java programming would be an

CAN DI~DATURERS: C:a-ndidates corresponditiR to the
abovemnentio~ned profiles and e:.perienlce ar~e invited to submit, by hind
or polst, their- Cu'~iriculu~m Vlilse with .pastspor-t siz~d- photograph,
employers~' reiferen~ces and letterr of interest to t~he follow\; ing address:-

Delegartio~n ofthe Elrrbru~ropa Onumltrission
for the a~Clttentjio ofthCe Head r#Adm Pinristrai~tincp
11 Sena/1rPlarce, StabrckC~, Ge'orgerown~l
or~ R~f O, Box 1084B'7, Georg~etownr

Augurst 10i 2?007 at 14:00htrs.
Only short-listed candidates will be corlnctctd


(Reuters) The seventh and
final Harry Potter book flew
off the shelves yesterday as
fans the world over snapped
up copies to discover the fate
of the boy wizard and his
Hogwarts pals.
J.K. Rowling's "Harry
Potter and the Deathly Hal-
lows" looks set to become the
fastest selling book on record
based on early estimates, fol-
lowing months of hype and a
carefully orchestrated launch
designed to maximize sales and
suspense. .
Internet leaks of the book's
contents and newspaper articles
containing spoilers appear not to
have dampened enthusiasm
among readers old and young,
thousands of whom dressed as
characters from the book.
Some could not wait to see
what lay in store for the char-
acters they have grown up with
over the last decade.

from fid o d theopndm fsseg
saiid Vineet Sharma in Mumbai.
In Johannesburg, Liezl van
"fnburgasaid" uuualthi rad
I'm going to try not to."
In London, thousands of
Potter followers from dozens of
countries dressed as witches,
Hogwarts heroes, Death Eaters
andylain non-magical Muggles
mor aw keM ltdwn nAusatra
lia and India to snap up early
In New York, two teenaged
boys disguised as wizards ran
around with brooms between
their legs, pretending to battle
auh do her in a game of
Social worker Julia Schafer,
26, anxiously waited in line to
find out her hero's fate. "I
would really hope that
Voldemort dies. The evil has to
en.ns As .aia, a fan had to be
rescued from a lake in Canberra
on Friday after he dived in to
rescue a pre-purchase receipt
necessary to pick up his book.
In Pakistan, a bomb scare in
Karachi forced a shop to cancel
a Potter event.

Early reviews, some of
them appearing before the offi-
cial publication date, w-ere over
wuhelmingly positive.
"This chest-crusher of a
book ends the Harry Potter se-
ries with a bang,"' said Kate
Muir in the Times.
'"The plot hatched over 17
years of writing clicks into
place, loose ends interlocking, all.
as complex as magical lock at
Hogwarts Castle."
Book store chains in Brii~ain
said first-night sales eclipsed
cte rth ue of the s~ixthi Harry
"We' ve sold 100,000) co~pies
in the first two hours across the
fuins inte '1, ~~i ina
has outstripped anything we've
sold before."
The WH Smith chain sold
15books every second across
Britain overnight, breaking the
record set by the previous Pot-
tr installment of 13 per second
Online retailer Amazon.com

Received 2.2 million pre-orders
for "Deathly Hallows", up 47
percent on book six, and 12 mil-
lion copies were printed for the
U.S. market alone.
The excitement came de-
spite plot leaks on the Internet,
some of which proved to be
genuine. A mistake by one U.S.
online retailer also meant up to
1.200 copies were sent to buy-
ers several days early.
Rowling. credited with put-
ting the fun back into reading for
millions of children and adults,
said she was "staggered" when
tw~o U.S. newspapers ran re-
views on Thursday.
Just 13 years ago, the 41-
year-old was an unemployed
single mother, without a pub-
lisher or agent, but is now
the world's first dollar bil-
lionaire writer having sold
over 325 million books so far.

Members of the NGO with
the chairs.

Shaik Hussain of No. 78
village Corentyne, who has a
spinal problem, has been iden-
tified as one of the recipients.
Hussain was shot by bandits
last donation is part of
the 250. wheel chairs the
Health Ministry received
from the Church of Latter
Day Saints of the United
States on June 15 last.

The Central Islamic
Organisation yesterday re.
ceived a timely donation of
five wheel chairs from the
Ministry of Health.
the Tidonastio isoparta o
sist persons who are in need
of the chairs. The
organisation will identify the
persons who will receive the

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The Ministry of Labour. Human Services and Social Security invites suitably qualified bidders to
submit bids for the provision of security services at all of the following locations commencing from
September, 2007:

(a) Head Office
(b) The Palms
(c) Drop-in-Centre
d LbouS vision
(f) Mahaica Hospital
(g) Board of industrial Training
(h) NewAmsterdam

Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures, specified
in the Procurement Act 2003 and is open to all bidders in Guyana.

Bid documents for the above services can be purchased from the Cashier at the Ministry of
Labour, Human Services and Social Security for a non-refundable sum of $1 0,000.00.

Submission of bids must be in a sealed envelope and clearly marked on the top left-hand corner,
"Supply of Security Services to all locations, Ministry of Labour. Human Services and Social

E-ach- bid must be -accompanied -by valid compliance certificates from the Guyana -Revenue
Authority (GRA) and National Insurance Scheme (NIS) and deposited in the Tender Box, Ministry
of Finance. Bids without valid ~certificates will be disqualified.

Bids must be accompanied with a bid security amounting to the sum of three hundred and fifty
thousand dollars ($350,000).

Bid documents must be addressed as stated below and submitted not later than 09:00h on

Nt oal oard of Procurement and TenderAdministration
Ministry of Finance
Main & Urquhart Streets

Bidders are reminded that only original bid documents are to be submitted for consideration and
must not be tampered with. Photocopied bids will be disqualified.

Bidders or their representatives are invited to witness the opening of the bid documents on
August 7, 2007 at 09:00h at the Ministry of Finance.



Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the
position of Accounting and Administrative Officer at The Guyrana
Association of Securities Companies and Intermediaries Inc. (The
Guyana Stock Exchange). The position offers an attractive
remuneration package.

Applicants should possess-

* A Degree in Accountancy or of least AC{A Level 11

* Experience in Internal Auditing
* MinimUM Of 3 years of experience in the financial services sector
* Pfofidienly in th0 US6 Of Microsoft Office and Quickbooks
* Ability to work as a team
* G000 WrittSH 084 Of01 COmmURInitons skikl

Application and recent curriculum vitare must be submitted to:

The Operations Manager
P.O. Box 101338


Closing date for applications is August 15, 2007

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promote and may actually

com odie. .Theresapr as
cooperatives, which provide
inputs into the agricultural
process. In Europe, there are

To engage in any
meaningful dialogue with the rest
of society, farmers need their
representative organisations, the
farmers' organizations,
structured from grassroots to
the international level, as their
legitimate voice. This is why
farmers' movement gives a lot
of importance to farmers'
organizations, organizations by
farmers and for farmers, as an
important pillar of today's
Dozens of vibrant and
effective farmers' associations
exist throughout the world in
countries such as the United
States of America, Canada, the
United Kingdom, Australia,
France, Germany and Brazil.
The onus is therefore on
farmers in Guyana to
envision both the medium
and long-term advantages of
establishing associations
which can only serve to
benefit them both
individually and as a group,
and also successfully propel
the industry into the new
global economy.

The old adage 'united we
stand divided we fall' has far-
reaching consequences for
the further growth and
development of Guyana's
agriculture sector,
particularly the producers
and exporters of non
traditional crops, which
because of the relatively new
emergence of this sector, is
less organized and unified in
its approach to tiade.
Traditional crops such as
rice and sugar have progressed
over the years, notwithstanding
the advent of severe and
unpredictable weather patterns
and rapidly changing trade and
economic policies fuelled by
globalization and an increase in
free trade. As a result of these
developments, competitiveness
has become critical since
markets that were once
guaranteed and protected are

slowly eroding.
Nevertheless, the export of
rice and sugar continues to be
major contributors to the
nation's Gross Domestic
Product (GDP).
The organized and
professional approach of
entities such as the Rice
Producers Association (RPA),
which represents rice farmers
nationwide, plays a critical role
in protecting the rights of its
members, providing effective
representation and support. It is
not an exaggeration to say that
rice farmers, and by extension
the rice industry, may well have
been less successful without the
support of the RPA and similar
Some of the major
accomplishments the RPA has
made on behalf of rice farmers
include adequate drainage and
irrigation systems, high quality

seed paddy, enhanced access
roads from fields to mills, tax
concessions on machinery and
some basic inputs such as
fertilizer & fuel, access to
modern farming techniques and
technology, and fair prices for
Clearly, no one farmer
standing alone is likely to garner
such accomplishments in the
interest of maximizing
production and improving his
standard of living. Only as a
group can such achievements be
The benefits and
importance of farmers in the
non-traditional agro-products
sector establishing organs which
can address their interest
collectively, is therefore critical
to meaningful progress .
Agricultural cooperatives or
associations play an important
role in marketing agricultural

crops. A cooperative structure
serves to provide agricultural
producers with the opportunity
to process and market their
crops in a joint business venture
with other producers.
Uniform preparation of a
commodity for a buyer can
also be achieved, as can
minimization of the numbers
of farmers with whom a
commodity purchaser must
do business. This has its
obvious advantages, since no
buyer would prefer doling
business with twenty farmers
separately, as against one
organized entity.
Agricultural cooperatives
are formed to solve market
failure. Market failure occurs
when goods are not distributed
to the benefit of all persons
involved in markets. In
particular, two instances
characterize market failure.
First, large numbers of buyers
and sellers may fail to enter the
market. Second, equilibrium
prices may never be reached
because market prices are too
low or too high, which may
adversely affect the sellers or
buyers, respectively. By solving
market failure, farming and
commodity systems become
more economically efficient.
These associations are also
formed to achieve market

power, or to influence terms of
trade. This trade may take the
form of domestic or
international markets. Terms of
trade relate to price, timing,
form, and other quality or
quantity specifications.
The Government, through
agencies such as the New
Guyana Marketing Corporation
(NGMC) has been consistently
encouraging farmers to establish
organized groups but,1ittle
progress has been made in this
regard. Some degree of distrust
seems to exist among farmers,
creating a barrier to genuine
cooperation, and providing an
incentive for the 'every man for
himself' approach.
However, no benefits are
to be derived. from this
approach. An examination of
the agriculture industry in
developed countries indicates
that there exist both
marketing and supply
cooperatives. Agricultural
marketing cooperatives,
some of which are

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one centimeter will be tested

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MONTH-S after the comple-
tion of Guyana's National
Stadium at Providence an-
other project, the new traffic
lights system, has been com-
pleted, enhancing relations
between Guyana and India.
Prime Minister Samuel
Hinds yesterday morning, at a
formal commissioning ceremony,
flicked the switch of the traffic
lights at the junction of Main
Street and Avenue of the Repub-
He said, "The accomplish-
ment of these projects resides
not only in their presence and
effective functioning for the use
intended, but also in the repre-
sentation of the significance of
south-south co-operation be-
tween the Government and
people of India and the Govern-
ment and people of Guyana."
The Prime Minister said the
proper working and~maintenance
of the new and modern traffic
signal system will undoubtedly,
improve traffic management and
safety. It isalso expected to pre-
vent accidents, injury, deaths and
property loss.
"In committing to and ex-
ecuting this project, Government
is fulfilling its vision for enhanc-
ing the lives of all citizens by
improving public safety and se-
curity, and providing an enabling
environment for the growth of

Guyana's economy that is un-
folding, while regularising the
way we commute and conduct
ourselves daily," he posited.
The Prime Minister ex-
pressed Government's gratitude
to the Government and people
of the Republic of India for ex-
tending monetary support and
service in realising for Guyana,
the accomplishment of another
significant project
India's High Commissioner
to Guyana Avinash Gupta, in his
remarks, said the ceremony is
the culmination of events initi-
ated with the visit of Vice Presi-
dent of CMS Traffic Systems
Limited Krishna Kumar to
Guyana in September 2006,
when a presentation of the state-
of-the-art traffic signal system
was made to the government.
The project was later given
impetus with the signing of an
agreement for installation of mo- .
dem traffic signal systems dur-
ing the visit of the Vice Presi-
dent Bhairon Singh Shekhawat,
to Guyana in November last
High Commissioner Gupta
said, "CMS Traffic Systems
Limited is a well-known com-,
pany in India and is responsible
for installing more than 60 per-
cent of traffic lights in the coun-
try. This was their first interna-
tional project, but they came

with wide experience of executing
similar projects in India.
He explained that CMS is the
only organisation in India that has
ISO 9001:2000 certification for its
complete operation, including in-
stallation, conunissioning and main-
tenance oftraffic signal systems
The High Conunissioner said,
"The successful conclusion of this
project demonstrates, beyond
doubt, our strong intention of be-
coming a reliable partner in the eco-
nomic development of Guyana."
The High Commissioner said
his remarks would be incomplete
if no mention is made libout the
growing relations between Guyana
and India.
He said, "Since the two state
visits of President Bharrat Jagdeo
to India in August 2003 and Janu-
ary 2004, the relations between
our two countries live been put
on a smooth road which does not ,
have any traffic signals, if there is
one, it always remain green."
Minister of Transport and
Hydraulics Robeson Benix, in ad-
dressing the gathering, said the
new traffic light system replaces
the collapsed Eagle 30-year old
traffic light system in Georgetown
and its suburbs, with a new sys-
tem connecting 50 modern con-
trolled intersections. .
Minister Benn elaborated on
the status of the project, "Forty-
eight of the intended fifty intersec-

tions have been activated, and
45 of these have been put in
service. Two intersections -
one at High and Croal Streets
and the other at H-igh and Re-
gent Streets await the reloca-
tion of the two minibus
He said the light was not
installed at one of the intended
location because of the con-
tinuing presence of encroaching
structures at the Brickdam and
Water Street intersections. Dia-
mond on the Etist Bank
Demerara is being considered as
an alternative site.
The Minister sait) the new
system, installed by CMS
Technologies, a world leader in
traffic system management
and instrumentation, boasts
significant features which in-
clude solar powered backup to
main electricity supply, digital,
remote programmable elec-
tronic circuitry, route and in-
tersection synchronisation,
large light emitting diode and
digital countdown displays,
directional arrows and pedes-
trian sequences.
The Ministry of Public
Works and Communications
has established a traffic man-
agement unit which has been
trained by CMS Engineers in
the maintenance, upkeep and
operation of the new system.
He called on motorists and
road users to exercise patience
candt r sponhsibiltyofand to ac-
still exists and that with judi-
cious use of the system, un-
necessary fears, anxieties and
intimidation at major intersec-
tions of the city are now things
largely of the past.
The project was made
possible through a US$2.1M
Line of Credit from the Indian
EXIM Bank. Physical work on

Indian High Commissioner Avinash delivers his address at the
(Acting) Henry Green, Minister Robeson Benn, Prime Ministe
Georgetown Mayor Hamilton Green,

the project commenced on Janu-
ary 21, 2007 and was completed
on July 11.
CMS Traffic Systems Lim-
ited of India, engaged the services
of local Sub-contractors Gaico
Construction Inc, Civ-Tech Con-
struction & Contracting Ser-
vices, Godfrey Bovell Construc-
tion Services, and Novad Con-
sultants & General Contractors
for the execution of the project.
The lights also feature a pe-
destrian push button feature
which allows pedestrians to
make a demand on the system to
cross the street. Vehicle Acti.
vated Signals are located at the
following intersections:
Cor Ru rt Craig Highway and
Rupert Craig Highway and
UG ac rt Caig Highway and
Conversation Tree
SRupert Craig Highway and

Sh itsrsee en Road, Carifesta
Avenue and Chive Lloyd Dnive
Vlissengen and Thomas
Lamaha and Albert Streets
Brickdam and Louisa Row
*D'Urban and Haley

Eccles and East Bank Pub-
lic Road
All other intersections have
fixed time signals most of which
were placed along particular cor-
ridors namely: Camp Street,

By. Rev. Kwame Gilbert
RECENTLY the Mminster of
Health, Dr. Ramsammy met
with a group of individuals

groups to discuss the need to
establish a National Suicide
Prevention Unit .

by alI of mso who weae pr td
since it was widely expressed
that suicide is a very real issue
that is affecting our country at
this time.
Recently Region Six has
seen an alarming increase in the
number of suicides among young
people .This troubling issue
needs to be urgently addressed
and again it is very heartening
that our Health Ministry has un-


July comes with great regret a month we will never forget.
You lose your eyes and fall asleep.
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Main Street/ Avenue of the Re-
publicl~igh Street, Vlissengen
Road and Mandela Avenue /Sher-
iff Street.
.Also present at the cer-
emony yesterday were Minis-

ter of Home Affairs Clement
Rohee, Georgetown Mayor
Hamilton Green, Com mis-
sioner of Police Henry
Greene, and Traffic Chief
Roland Alleyne. (GINA)

hide their depression because
there is still a strong social
stigma against mental illness.
When people hear that you are
going to the psychiatric clinic,
the reaction almost always is
"you mad".
But most persons do show
some warning signs, so we need
to be aware of what those signs
are and try to stop the next sui-
cide it ms ot be con-
strued that because a person is
depressed for a day or two, that
he is suicidal. Depression is usu-
ally a prolonged period of sad-
ness that interferes with your
ability to function. One cause of
depression is a chemical imbal-
ance in the brain and as such it
can be treated medically. On the
other hand, from a spiritual per-
spective, some depressions re-
quremoe ha mdical tet
eet htis wemeepeoptr tke
me come in. All in all suicide can-
not be tackled only from a clini-
ia pr pcive Tis fogh r -
of us.
One might be wondering,
what do I do if I see these signs?
Wl i stlyo we musttsalsways uts e
Never assume that the person is
joking or just seeking attention
.Secondly get help immediately.
Do not leave a suicidal person
alone. Get other friends and fam-
ily involved. Never swear to se-
crecy with a suicidal person. Tell
someone who you believe can
The human mind is a
i Ph priaed arce, Iand as
what people are thinking. But
once they have expressed
ters tou s ,a ken eem se-
the persons living around
you The child in your class
that hardly speaks, the little
boy in your neighborhood
who never plays. The girl
that is always talking about
being fed up. Pay attention,
you may be able to stop the
, next suicide from happening.
Hats off to the Minister of
health for his commitment to
saving lives.

The Board of Directors of Citizens Bank
Guyana Inc wYishes to advise our shareholders
and customers of the appointment of Mr Eton M.
Chester as Managing Director (Acting) of~
Citizens Bank Guyana Inc.

Mr Chester brings to the position of Managing
SDirector (ag.), a wealth of experience which spans
almost twenty-seven years of service within the
banking sector.

He started his banking career in August 1.980
within the Banking Department of the Bank of
Guyana and remained with that institution for a
period of fifteen years until his resignation as
Senior Bank Examiner, Bank Supervision in 1995.

In July 1995, Mr Ch~ester joined the staff of
Citizens Bank (Guyana) Limited as
Manager-Financial Control and was appointed
Corporate Secretary in June 1996, which positions
he held until his appointment as Managing
Director tag.).

Mr Chester holds a BSc Degree in Accountancy
from the University of Guyanat and is currently
enrolled in the Banking Diploma Programme of
the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He has
also participated in several training programmes
and seminars related to his career in banking,

The Board of Directors, Management and Staff
join in welcoming Mr Chester as Managing
Director (ag.) of Citizens Bank Guyana Inc and
wish him well, as he assumes his new duties and
responsibilities. We look forward to partnering
with him for the future development and success
of Citizens Bank Guyana Inc.

dertaken a national effort .To
quote Dr. Ramsammy who said
"My desire though lofty, is pos-
sib ,d and that is to stop the nx
suiid frm app nng" ehs
the very heart of many parents
and families who lost loved ones
to siisdeproven that over 90 per-
cent of people that die by sui-
cide have a mental illness at the
time of their death. Having
earned a degree in professional
counselling myself and studied
behavioral analysis and crisis in-
tervention, and also with almost
toulwnt no uag est ta n
cannot conclusively say that all
suicide is as a result of mental
illness. While untreated mental
iless inldg d, h sin
and many others, cause the vast
majority of suicides, persons
sometimes who have had no his-
tory of any of these .conditions
also sometimes are the victims of
tanc t issow he getest impo -
all to be aware of warning signs
that can put us on the alert and
save lives.
People who appear depressed
or sad most of the time very
likely are candidates for suicide.
less ess witdhrp sin fo
friends and family, feeling tired
most of the times, making state-
mnents like -:
"I can't go on any longer, I
hate this Life, I don't care any~
more, and I will end it all". These
are critical warning signals that
can help you spot a person who
might be suicidal. However it
must be noted that some people
who die by suicide do not show
any warning signs. Many people

It s" wher `i"iisi`e~ yoi;u` SFe`io n~g

C-i ."--~I.
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Commissioning. Seated, frontieft, are Police? Commissioner
r Samuel Hinds, Home Affairs` Minister Clement Rohee, and

SO in trtmen t

~B A rea

18 SUNDA CHRmO NICLE~ July'22: 009


April 2nd: Mr Surendra Samndass, Manager of our
Lethemn Branch, presented a cheque to Ms Julie .Kanhai,
Field Manager, Red Cross Society (Lethem) for Annual
Sponsorship of their monthly Newsletter.

April 11fth: Staff of our Parrika Branch repainted a
pedestrian crossing near the Farm Nursery Schtool.

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April 14th: Our Regentt Street Branch donated a number April 30th: Students and a teacher of the Leguan
of mosquito nrets tfo the Cheshire Home. Secondary School during an educational tour of
our Parika Branch, along with Bank officials.

May 26th: Mr Surendra Samdass, Manager of our Lethem
Branch presented the First prize ini the male and female
categories of the Independence Day Race held in Lethem.

May 31st: tWinners of our Early Savers Club "Prize
Giveaway"? along Bank officials at the presentationt


Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited
is committed to projects and programmes that foster
community development.


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The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. invites suitably qualified
Owners and Operators of Agriculture Tractors to submit
Exp~ression of Interest for the
L ASE oftractors meeting the specifications given below.

The tractors are required for the Preparation of Land for Sugar
Cane Cultivation for the Skeldon Factory and the duration of
the work is for the months of August to November 2007

Rigid Body, Rubber Wheels with minimum 50%
remaining tyre life (R1) tyres. Minimum 20"
ground c earance. Minimum CAT III Hydraulic
System for Implements. ROPS with working

-Submissions should identify the Person or
Business making the proposal and the contact
person for telephone, fax, e-mail and address.
Submissions should also inform on the
particulars of the tractor(s) proposed and the
terms and rates for lease.

Closing Date for Expressions of Interest will be 14:00 hrs,
Friday, July 27th1, 2007.

Submissions are to be addressed to the Com~pany Secretary
and deposited in Tender Box # 6, located in the Secunity
Office, Ogle Estate Compound.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified
persons to fill the following positions within the
Ministry of Education:


5-Senior Clerks
4-Accounts Clerks III .

Job Description/Specification can be obtained from
the Personnel Department, Ministry of Education, 21,
Brickdam, Georgetown and the Public Service
Commission .

Application on Public Service Commission No. 30
Form and No. 31 Form (for applicants outside of the
Public Service) should be sent to:

Public Service Commission
Fort Street

Closing date for submission of applications is
August 03, 2007

Date/Period Tim e VCen ue Faculty/School Students
July 30-31 09):00 12:0,0 GJWLT Agriculture and Forestry. All
13:00 17:00 Natural Sciences and
School of Earth and
Environmental Sciences

August 2 3 09:00 12:00 G;WLTr Health Sciences, All1
I 3:00 17:00 Technolog

August 6 7 09:00 12:00 G~WLTr School of Education and All1
13:00 17:00 Humanities

August 1.3 17 09):00 12:00 GWLT Social Sciences All
13:00 17:00

August 2,5 09:00 0'6:00 AUDITORIUMr ~Tain Campus All1

September 8 0)9:00 -- 12:00 GWLT~ Persons awaiting CSEC All
1.3:00 17:00 and other results

(i) Students must show one of the following documents at the Admission Division in order
_. to uplift their registration fonns:_ ~______~_~~
(A) His/her receipt for Tuition payment.
(b) His/her Waivrer approval letter.
(c) Hisiher Sponsorship letter.
(d) Hislher Loan Award.

(ii) Students are advised to complete registration on the day(s) indicated in the above schedule.

(iii) Applicants/Students whose registration forms are not submitted to the Admissions Division by
September 21 2007, would be debarred from attending classes and from writing examinations.
In other words, such applicants would not be considered bona fide students of the University.

(iv) A Special .Registration session has been arranged for Saturday, September 8, 2007 to facilitate
applicants who are awaiting CSEC and other results.

(v) Debit Cards from Republic Bank and GBTI will be accepted at the Turkeyen Campus.

Bernice Wlriliams-Bovell
Assistant Registrar


conference, Minister in the

had moved away from "any-
thing that has to do with ar-
tificial-type negotiations" for
collective agreements and is
now focusing on market rate
determinations with a compo-
nent of productivity.
'"That is really to make sure
that wages and salaries are
competitive within the
marketplace and that you get the
whole question of productivity
built in to a mechanism," said
Reacting to the IMF posi-
tion, Vincent Cabrera, the gen-
eral secretary of the umbrella
trade union body Natuc, said
that trade unionists met with the
IMF team on Monday and "it
did not mention any issue about
cost of living entrenching infla-
tion in this country.
"If they had, we would

have told them that infla-

Asked whether he thought
the trade union movement
would be willing to forego Cola
for increases linked to produc-
tivity, Cabrera said the Govern-
ment would have to measure
productivity and establish a
Productivity Council which
would have to disaggregate be-
tween labour productivity and
capital productivity.
Cabrera said, "I am ques-
tioning whether an allowance
that is supposed to address cost
of living increases can be linked
to any notion of productivity."
Alier landed the Govern-
ment for improving the com-
petitiveness in the distribu-
tion sector but chided the
Government for what he de-
scribed as a pace ofonversion
of the energy wealth which
was too fast.

chief for T&cT.
The news conference was
held on the last day of a two-
week visit to T&T by a three-
rnember IMF team during which
it conducted Article IV consul-
These involve the Washing-
ton DC-based institution giving
an assessment of the economy
after discussions with the Cen-
tral Bank, senior ministerial of-
ficials and other interested par-
"Now, if you increase
wages without productivity,
inflation will take it away.
You really need to focus on
productivity to generate sus-
tained and permanent in-
creases in wages," said Alier.
Cost of living allowances
provide workers with additional

increases in their wages based on
a formula that is linked to the
movement in the rate of` infla-
Asked to clarify his state-
ments on the Cola issue later in
the news conference, Alier said,
"We have seen inflation coming
down. It was ten per cent in
October and right now it is be-
low seven per cent, according
to the latest data.
"Cost of living allowances
are to protect people from
inflation but if you are
making progress on inflation,
there is not much sense in
having this cost of living
Asked whether he would
advise the Government not to
include Cola in negotiated col-
lective agreements going for-

ward, Alier said that most of
the main negotiations have al-
ready been completed.
But for the next round of
negotiations, Alier said if the
rate of inflation continued to de-
cline to the international level of
between three and four per cent,
there would be no need for Cola
Questioned on whether he
was advising the Government
to abolish Cola, Alier made it
clear that he was not advocat-
ing rolling back existing agree-
"But, at the moment you
enter a negotiation, if inflation
is low, there is no point in hav-
ing this cost of living allowance
and yes, I advise the Govrn-
ment not to have it."
Speaking at the news

official of the International
Monetary Fund yesterday ad-
vised the Government to stop
including Cost of Living Al-
lowance (Cola) clauses in
wage settlements as they en-
trench inflation.
Delivering a statement at a
news conference at the Minis-
try of Finance yesterday, IMF
official Max Alier said the IMF
team that was in.T&T for the
last two weeks had learnt that
some recent wage settlements
have included Cola clauses,
"We believe those should be
discouraged. We do believe that
it is through structural- reform
and increased productivity that
you will achieve in Trinidad
permanent increases in wages,"
said Alier, the IMF mission


IMF tells Government to stop COLA



Registration Sc hed ule 2007/2008

July 30-Aurgust 25 and September 8, 2007


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The employers listed below are hereby informed that contribution

statements for 2006 are available for their employees.


1 147 Guyana Import Export Limited
2 2898 Lim's Garden Restaurant
3 12605 Bethel Tabernacle Assembly of God
4 17716 Abdul Hamid
5 1t9946 Chempro Company Limited
6 22800 Jillian; Power
7 22886 T. Persaud Modern Jewellery
8 23047 Abdul Kayum Jewellery
9 24219 Mount Carmel A.O.G Church
10 25327 1shree Persaud
11. 25900 Yang Lian Qiang
12 26296 Nicola Heber
131 26704 Sue Jan Chung
14 26965 Karen GomeS
15 27069 Strata Gold Guyana Inc.
16 27358 Nalenee Doobay
17 27525 Mahendra Datt Balram
18 28213 Winifred CamachO
19 28219 Paulette De Jesus
20 28235 Hector Danrade
21 28237 Dilip Kumar Kalika
22 28241 Artistes in Direct Support
23 28252 Julian Richmond
24 28256 Pauline Dalgetty
25 28286 Guyana Goldfields Inc.
26 28292 Ca adulla Tours Inc
27 23641 Carmaleta Thomas
28 1t1689 Ramroop Rajnauth
29 161872 Rameshl Maraj
30 19650 Seeta Ramroop
31 20562 Robert R. Ramcharran
32 21574 Godfrey Anthony Bovell
33 21854 Everall Franklin
34 22056 Janna vs Ivor & Anil Persaud
35 23522 B.R.S Lumber Yard
361 26080 Mahadai Lalu
37 26661 S&S Harris Grocery & Variety Store
38 27825 Vishal Sawh
39 27971 Vietta WilliamS
40j 28055 Sundar Lall Harry
411 28214 .Marion Khan
42 28216 Someer Singh
43 28233 Donald 'Ramkarran
44 28265 Harish Kumgr
45 28271 Gowutan Kumar & Karamchand Jaikaran
46 28274 Rodhanie Persaud
47 28420 Daveanand Pooran
48 28484 Anand R. Persaud

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t h t i s b e d c eo p l i o -

Expressing thanks to Justice
Nolan Bureaux for his ruling
DPI's president George Daniel
said yesterday: "I am glad.The
decision is not just for Daniel
but for 125,000 phis persons
with disabilities in this country."
Saying it was painful being
unable to access public build-
ings. he complained: "I have
been trying to get into the Hall
of Justice so niany times, hav-
ing to wait for someone to lift
me up, with risk of them throw-
ing me down.
He added: "The ruling
affords us the entire disabled
community an opportunity to
go in the Hall of Justice
where we can raise issues
and watch different cases."

THE DISABLED community
scored a major victory in the
San Fernando High Court
yesterday when a judge ruled
that the State's failure to
provide wheelchair-access to
the Hall of Justice was in
violation of their right to
The State wIas ordered tc
put necessary measures in place
to ensure they had direct wheel-
chair access to the court with
immediate effect.
Ruling in favour of presi-
dent of the Trinlidad and Tobago
Disabled Peoples' International
(DPI) local chapter George
Danizl in a constitutional mo-
tion against the Attorney Gen-
eral, .10stice Noplan Bureaux or-

dered the AG to pay all
Damiel's legal costs.
Through his .attorneys
Anand Ramlogan, Mikela
Panday and Joan Ramnarine
F~urlonge, Daniel filed the mo-
tion in March 2005, challenging
the demial of access by wheel-
chair-bound people to the Hall
of Justice.
The AG was represented by
attorneys Christopher Hamel-
Smith and Kavita Jodhan.
The Hall of Justice, on
Knox Street, Port-of-Spain,
houses the High and Appeal
courts. It also houses the pro-
bate registry where wills are
probated and "letters of ad-
ministration are granted to
the estates of dead people.
Daniel. who uses a wheel-

chair, complained in his affida-
vit : "This building is not acces-
sible to disabled persons who
are confined to wheelchairs. I
have suffered and I am at
present suffering fr~om the ab-
sence of provision in the build-
ing for disabled persons."
Daniel said he had received
numerous complaints from other
members of his orgamisation
about the situation,
Stating that the absence
of facilities for the disabled to
enter the court had affected
them, he said it was very rare
to see disabled people serving
as jurors because of lack of
infrastructure to accommo-
date them.
He complained that the dis-
abled community had been vir-

tually excluded from the jury
service in the criminal justice
Daniel said disabled people
were unable to access the court
to file legal documents and un-
able to use the public toilets in
the court because there was not
accommodation for them.
"In every day life I am af-
fected by the absence of facili-
ties for the disabled and so are
all of the disabled people who
number approximately
125,000," he added,
Justice Bureau is expected
to, give a written ruling on July

Attorney 'Anand

Ramlogan has taken the
plight of disabled people a
step further recommending
that a law be passed mandat-
ing that accommodation be
made for wheelchair-bound
people to have access to all
new buildings, including the
At a news conference at his
law chambers yesterday
Ramlogan said during the case
-they highlighted that new Gov-
ernment buildings were being
built without provisions for
wheelchair access-
Saying that he was elated
by the ruling, Ramlogan said
this was a strong message to
those in authority that the
time has come for them to do
all in their power to ensure


The Constitution and the Laws of Guyana provide for the acquisition of Guyanese citizenship by
four (4) means.

i. Bi bh
2. Descent
3. Naturalisation
4. Registration

A person is a Guyanese citizen if he/she is born in Guyana. Such a person is eligible for a Republic of
Guyana passport and all other privileges given to any Guyanese.

A person born outside of Guyana is eligible to be a citizen of Guyana at the date of hisiher birth if at that
date his/her father or his/her mother is a citizen of Guyana. Such a person is not required to meet
residency requirements; however, the birth must be registered by the parents as an overseas 6irth
registration upon which the parents can apply for a Republic of Guyana passport for the child.

A person is eligible to apply for Guyanese citizenship by naturalisation and must show that helshe is
ordinarily resident in Guyana and has been so throughout the period of five (5) years immediately
preceding his/her application, that he/she is of good character and that he/she intends to reside in
tyataho In iprov itho peu on will be granted a Certificate of Naturalisation and will have to take


A person who marries a Guyanese citizen is also eligible to apply to be registered as a Guyanese
citizen, having met all the legal requirements, i.e. having legally; entered the country and having been
legally in Guyana. Unlike persons applying for naturalization who must fulfill a specific number of
years of residency, there is no such requirement in this case.
Persons can also apply to be registered as Guyanese citizens if they are citizens of a Commonwealth
country as stated in the Constitution of Guyana or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland. The person must
show that he/she has been ordinarily resident in Guyana or has beert in the service of the Govemnment
of Guyana or has had partly such residence and partly such service, throughout the period of five years
ending with the date of his/her application.

It should be noted that in the Interest of national security or public policy, the Minister of Home Affairs
may refuse to register or naturalise a person as a citizen of Guyana.

Guyanese citizenship cannot be obtalned! by m-eans other than those stated above.
As such. persons are urged to be wary of Internlet schemers or any other fraudulent persons. who offer
any other means of obtain~ing Guyanese citizenship and a Guyanese passport.
The websites listed below are not authorized to issue Guyanese Cuitizenshlp:

1. Gerald Associates: http: ilwww gerald associates.com

2. R ight~tay:hlittp: //www. right-wa y.net

3. P&L Group lnc. http://lwww.plgroup-eul.com

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It is ad'vised thatd the Mlnistl, 0: Affairs. Immigration : ipulre ` vices Se.ctoin, bie contacted for
assistance w~ith respec~tio anyi I0 = on citizenship matter : Tele! :no~ re! ::hers i226-2444.
226j-34541 and 226-2221.

rStalte to ensure wheelchair access to nation's courts

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;eekly. For information, s~end
stamped cC'f-addr=Tsed; envelope
5 Nci~ athar... ,...os.. .- PO Box
2154 Georgetown, Guyana-

M~INIBUS service. For aill
Olur trans ortation needs,
mlinlbus and taxi service. call
I orman s. Tel. 226-2727, 231-
t 105.

INDRA'S Beauty Salon, 122
O anoque Street, for coid wave
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r T-30manesd so i?2eave~rs

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T ME 5 JlyM16L -August 24. Call
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nails, pedicurinR nall designinge ,
mnanicures etc.` e sister no0w. So
000 each. Call 2 7-73421 61l3-
registering students for full timne
afternoon and evening ;h
Mathematics, En lish : P 11
Business. Science &Arts sub ects.
Monthly fee: $1 500 per su lect.
Contact us at 6 Croal an : Er ~~
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And accepted to study
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Acceptance guaranteed
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cleanse, power ul male sexual
ennancer products. American

naturopathic therapiies
including hydrotherap diet
thera y, s inal m~aniou nations.
etc. Also home visits for bed
ridden patients. Contact Dr. T.
Rahat. full retglstered and
lcned Meia Aractireloir. at
Park EB8, (Enter Republic P'ark~,
?'rin hii7- at the first function
233-69II; r oad 16 Lot1 M9.Te .
-I Sat.. 9 amn and 5 pm

sandler to ret ncCsndac mf 2
5025. 611-4263.
TRAMPOLINE rental for
birthdays and all fun occasions.
66 tact John 233-2968, 613-
66 4

SALE! Novels/story books,
etc. Also rent and X-chan e. Call
R iient~ dBoo Lira~r-5213;7 West

Motoring "You Train to Pass".
Forshaw and Oronoq le Streets.
2_l.227-1063, 226- 874, 642-
ENROL now at Shalom
Driving School, Lot 2 Croal
Street,`Stabrock. You could also
obtain an International Driver's
Ptr8t n _Pering 724 cnt ie -
8162. 611-9038.



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< Driving since Students1 aI iitle ~:e enn and cooking for
need security and comfort to you? C~all 664-6661.
learn.:jtuldents must know who
they aeal with. Driving is serious :,.
bsnes. K' Ins iute ch{ .?a
filotoring. 125", Regent Road,

at CJ Air-port containing Royal
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contact 220-3404. 628-4044,
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fry mny therapeutic massage
combined with reflexology.
Cell 615-666-5. 680-5564
rne help easy your pain from
cardiovascular and res oratory
disorder, swelling in the feet and
Joints, poor circulation, due to
diabetes. neck shoulder, and upper
and lower back pain? curvatures of
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muscle pain due to .....w .la...
of sacral nerves, and I -r : CI t i:-I
227-4282 anytime. 153 Regent

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Terms of Sale Cash, Plus 3%
Racal SRa ist ra S~udreS ta
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8:30 am 5 pm, Sat 1 am -
4 pm,.
NAME. Nandy Motee,
Address: 177 Singh Street.
Sister's Vrillage. West Bank
Demr brara. Age 17 y ars di
corresponding and dancing

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650-5287. Serving the
community over 50 ye rs.

mM TUR ski d crnpente l

Business plans, proposal, vat
returns. Contact 269-0773, 624-
REPAIRS done to fridges
washing machines, gas stoves,
AC units, etc. Tel. # 223-7975 or
666-2276 Kirk.
TECHNICIANS available for
appliance repairs -- washers,
drers, miro ae ,2 75ve~s, d2 8

Ziai~ni i..i.bAssociati$

: as .


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microwave repairs. We provide
home service. Call Ryan -# 655.
8360. 265-2634.
FOR all your conistructiori
reps r eraione .asluwrebias
and :- ic.l'. Conta t oae
on ,c 1. 667-6644

r i

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Units and your home AC units
andacas stove. Then you can
3otc 3he specialist on Tel. No.
FOR repairs and ser-vices to
wash-ingj machines, refrigerator,
clothes dryerss, sec stC es,Hrnimre
Solutions on T~elehone 227-
0060/629-1939/64 -6007.



CALL 233-2495-6

vi* t

OF CANIAAN. TEL. 684-7212.
V/ACANCY exists for
Vashbav Att nda~nts ( 10es &
VACANCY for Tractor
&Truc~k Driver. Contact Len s.
227-8486. Walk with
ONE professional hair
stylist, at least five years
exoenience. Call Tricia --227-
SECURITY Guards. Appiy
In person to P. Ramroop
Sons. 23 Lombard Street.
Salary $1 400 per day.
DELIVERY Supervisor.
Apply Friendship Oxy en
Limited, 30 Friendshio. E.ast
Bank Demerara. betwetin: 1 and

ONE Security Guard to
work ini Golden Grove Housing
Scheme. EBD. Contact MJr.
!'hi"lip~s 2- 63-615_.
rntONE eaer ene adlanod
scondary department, for
Private Sc ool at V/Hoop. For
serious enquiries. Call 624-
037OR Driver with Canter
Licence. Porters & male
female Security Guards. Arpep
Avinash Comp ex Water St ee.
Call 226-33 SH,22CAR ASH.

Service. Job opportunity for
attractive girls -$7 000 and
$8000 weekly. For further
in6 3m~a~ton. call: 231-1786.
Requirements: reference.
goe clearane 'tx ltenc
3 ast p& uamina Streets.
S/C Burg, Georgetown.
QuaL VERY/sAlescieurnk
s nsh nato wit

Friendship, East Bank
Demerara. Between 1 and

5 e s

persons are asked to apply in
person to: Guyana Furmiture
Manufacturing Ltd. 60
Industrial Estate.
-Beterverwagting. East Coast
ENGLISH Teachers (Forms
V & VI) for literary work during
holidays. Good literard skills
r~erouir com utribsetyWord
advantage. Attractive
reueain Ah lCatrna

VACANCIES exist for Front
Des d e ,aiHousekeeperns
Kitchen Assistant/Cook.
Requirements: Secondary
Education. Ap ly in person wit
Sit /lH I, 98onHaod ide yt
Werk-en-Rust, G/town.
TRIIlD DDomestic and
cOo eel. er50 000 Gau an
dollars a month. Applicant
muss ne eundr r ano a uo

be attached and mailed to
Parbattie Ramoutar, P.O. Box
5866, Trinidad, W.I.
PLANT Operator.
Qualifications: two subjects
(CXC) Maths and English.
Grades 3 & 4 will be accptbd.
Ex erience wl be an asset ,u
andotcheer re eAts Pferaa y,
Ieso ling on EsB. Apxply in

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G~uards/Canteen Attendant/
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b m
BUSINESS place to rent in
Georeetownn Call 225-7131 or
664-7525. Price $45 000 and

rO00mr tn ras~had Na r -2 $0
or 629-242 .
three-bedroom apartments with

6RGOH6U IvR Aen oce- 22 -054S,
OGLE: Large 4-bedroom
furnished. large swimming voo
and lovely narderi US$3000
el nt 5-bedroor mansion with
APPYI CuRnihds e U$5 0020.
;Il rI .nl rturnished USo$1 300
ad~ .ln..ci. in Bel Air Park,
Courida Park, Queenstown,
Campbellville, etc. Call 226-
7128, 615-6124. ABSOLUTE
REALTY for "Homes with Style".
OFFICES Downtown 2 floors

to bE neb ndged BeE nI
mansion, furnished o
unfurnished US$3000/US$2500
(neg.), TURKEYEN very nice 3
bedroom furnished US$1400,
BEL AId SPRINGS recently
reenoe tdd 3 bedrooumr lis
FURIaS eED, PAC, rns
Campbellville, Regent Street
and lots more all over. Call 226-
7128. 615-6124 ABSOLUTE
REALTY for "Homes with Style."
JEWAN Ram's Realty and
proqperftyl mnagement Services.
Haefihin Chr~ist toda Phone:
227-1988, 270-4470, 623-6431.

Eeuie ar s 9ene offc
bond, and others. Atlantic
rdens: US$1000, US$800,

la MR staupn rsUST23500
Aub rt nwn US$1500USR ( n
Street office/bond US$1000 er
floor. Subryanville US$1)0,
Republic Park US51000 Bel Air
Park US$2000 US$900 Prashad
Nagar. Gu buCo gardens,
Turkeven U 1500 Blygezeigt
US 1 00, New providence
US 2500, Diamond US$2500.
US 2000, Section K,
Campbellville US$650, AA
Eccles US$1200, Charlestown
uS$ 00. Kitk U g~
U"S50 PraPdoville, UIS$2000'
ra~ $6cres U $1N20n0, Faard
US$500, $30 000, LBI $35 000,
$60 000~, Executive offices with
park~ for eight vehicles $2M

DIAMOND, Queenstown,
Success. 233-6160.
OGLE property with 2 to 3
extra lots. TEL. 226-8148, 625-
GUEST house on north Rd.
Success Realty 223-6524,
ATLANTIC Ville three
bedroom corner lot $9M. 225-
5782, 609-2302, 233-5711.
CROAL St. three bedroom
back cottage $6M. 225-5782,
609-2302, 233-5711.
QUAMINA St. three flat
7 2P6 -ialb~usin s~s3 $4 2 5-
DIAMOND H/S new concrete
three bedroom $9M. 225-5782'
609-2302, 233-5711.
MAINSTAY Esse uibo two
6a0 iy ex len 3t59M. 225-5782,
LAND with 2 houses at 41
Agrculture Rd. Triumph
Sideline Dam. Ca I 263-5338.
LOW income properties for
sale in Berbice $2.6M. Tel.
227-4551, 682-2559.
WOODEN hos for sat. To
be removed 14 ft x 20 ft. ECD
616-9271. 683-6470.
399 BARAMETER St et.
South uim~veldt Gardens.hRre
Contact Owen King, within-
FURNISHED house for sale
in Prashad Nagar $30M neg.
Call 218-0303, 655-6875.
PROPERTY with large land
space on the East Coast
Demerara, Public Road. Tel.
DO you have a housela d
business property or hotel for sale
or rent? Please contact Tel. #'s
225-9695, 223-8199, 621-8271
or 3;33-6763. Netsurf
International Real Estate No
commission given to us.

MONAR Educational
Institute, Head Office 60
Li ht Street, Alberttowhn. Tel.

3511. 277-3134. E-maill
monar~~networksg .com
Teachers in all depar ments
and subject areas at both
branches. Secretary.

ReqNre~meln~ts an % ear
of age, Sound Secondary
Education. Computer literacy
Sin Mlicrosoft Excel Level 3.
SMinimum of three (3) years
work experience, previous
experience in Data Entry would
be an asset. Aepptly to: The
Executv Dmirtori CO2P
Lamaha Street North
Cummin sbur Geor etown

Alleast yeSar experience
VRx a aid Licence to nide

$At (C5tvart 1 year expritl
and val~id Driver's LCRC

KlIty arg810WIL

OGLE property with 2 to 3
extra lots. TEL: 226-8148, 625-
PARIKA 4 72 acres land.
Success Realty 223-6524
628-0747 '
ONE land (36' x 100') in
La Grange WBD, % mile from
Harbour Bridge. Call 626-
139M TE AM, 2 miles
upper Demerara River 250
acres land 4000 ft wide $125
000 per acre $25M.

INew Providence $24WI'
Sheet Anchor Canje. three
acres $11M. 609-2302, 225-
5782. 233-5711
81 % ACR"A'S of land at
Gardens for Oniv .
Contact David Tel. 231-369.
650-7264 (Transport).
KURU Kururu 8 acres
farm land Alliance Road,
Timehri. 1.2 acres
Yarrawkabra,2265 acres with
ce~ek. Call 261-5500, 643-
1 ACRE land at Malani
faubc yRradc dCD. eal for
Tr nsp~ortled3 popetes 01796
Atlantic Gardens. Lamnaha
Gardens, Earl's Court,

Soesdyke 16 acres. Ideal for
resort, general farming
divided $ :5 per acre special l
price 2 acres $6M. Ederson s
G!TOWN central
trans orted corner lot. Area to
build 3-storey hotel.
supermarket, minl malis, was
$130M now $100M!1US500
000. Ederson's 226-5496.
vacant transported land,
a proximately 4 house lots.
Ideal for church private school
or farming $3 /USS15 000
Sne~g Ederson 's 226-5496i.
STABROEK area 50 x 70
US$1.5M, Eccles 40 x: 80 -
$4Mn. Campbeiirimle S8M
N.E.P. Enterprise 223'-4928,
6 09 -2 2 01
nepent2@yahoo com
Providence $24M,~ COe
$10Mi, Canje $10MJ. Bushy
pakE.B. Essequihbo 100 acres
580M. De Freitas Alssociates
-225-5782. 6i09-2302. 233-

I m1~7~
SAILA PARK Vreed-en-
Hoop, Housing Scheme. House
Iot for sale, near the public
r a o. Pib H loc tior, 2 i
7670 or 254-0397.
LARGE roadside residential
transported __roperty
approximately 30 008 square
feet, at Adventure, Essequibo
2oast, nar fery selina. No

LAND is giving away, corner
Iand in 3'" Street Campbeliville -
$12M. New Market & East Streets.
for 4-storey complex $18M ne .
5'" Street Albettown -160 x 2
reduced to S5.9M. Phone 225-2626
231--2064, 220-5198. 225 2709.
68.43 ACRES transported
land park of Larimakabria. East
Bank Essequibo, can be used for
cattle wearnng farmingl, wharf or
sawmill. Contact S. SI Persaud
2t 131293utC Rvld~t Pak5 Tel.A
Persaud. Cell 625-1458.

ONE 2-bedroom semi-
furnished house. 614-2654, 223-
nEOrNE Cberdro~om botto lT
PHONE 225-9944. *
FURNISHED rooms rat
IPchelor1Ad~vent re arC Dem.
ROOM to rent, single working
prson presidential area. Contact
21-8661. 629-5064.

200. 615-8734.
NEW $65 000. LUXURI'
621-3438, 609-4899 _
CUMMINGS & Sixth Streets
Bourda. 24 ft. x 22 ft. space. Call
Julian 225-4709.
TWO one-bedroom
apartment. Contact Nizam
D~urjhan, 25 Hill Street,
1 2-BEDROOM apartment for
rent. Contact Geeta at 158, Da
SilvaEStECTel. 619-80 rised

house Caricom Gardens US$1
200. Tel. 611-0315, 690-8625.
NEWLY renovated. One 1-
5 drom aaartrnent On 3-6bed

ONE 1-bedroom bottom flat
aartment. Parking space. Call
62-9449, 231-48 2
FURNISHED flats for
overseas visitors. Phone 227-
2995, Kitty.
REGENT St.-$10.
between Regent & King St~s. Tel.
No. 641-8845
FURNISHED self-contained
apt. for rent residential area-
C'ontact 231-8661, 629-5064.
ONE 3-bedroom a artment
in tightly secure area. Call Eddie
on 623-4828 or 226-1508.
BUSINESS place, Re enrt
St, lrhoe nd e~ncO 6;good oo
FURNISHED and secured
two bedroom a artment with air
condition, tele hone, parking.
Telephone 642 0636.

FATrod o reont Ph fe
2173. Cell 628-7499.
BUSINESS lace~ to rent at
112 Third & br Streets
Alberttown above Hot & S ic
comer. Tel. 225-6255, 666-9 56
ONE furnished two-bedroom
bottom flat house. Situated at
129 Amla Ave., PINa ar. Contact
645-1976 or 612-83 7
flat. Fully secure. TURKEYEN.
$30 000. Call 611-0315, 690-
8625 "
NIGHT Bird Liquor
Restaurant for rent. 189 Barr St.,
Kitt Call Sookdeo 226-8311,
66 -4659. -
styled apts. Suitable for a
couple~or single person -54
000'/$5 000 per da Call
231-6429. 6 2-577
at Garnett Street, Newtawn mitn
Phone 227-3063.
MIDDLE & top floors of three
flat business, charlotte St 1500
so3f Se~ach. 225-5782, 609-2302*

ONE house in Enmore -
$15 000 monthly. Call 622-0086.
1 BE DROOM apartment
cnta ns toil and bathroom. 93

1 2-STOREYED concrete
Stre Serni f rashandd Cal c602n5d
97- Shonelle, 6.57-2436 -

S ACIU ac to rnk i

& $70 000. gd scrt Call
225-0571 .go seu y
2 BEDROOM bottom flat in
South R/Veldt. Furnish and
furnish. House by itself Durban
back Lands. 3 bedrooms bottom
fla 12tty 2 success Realty 223-
DO you have a house,
holiday apartment, business
space, vehicle or hotel to rent?
Please contact Tel. # s 225-
36956 2323 urk9 6n-2t1 t n
Real tEstate No commission
BEAUTIFUL quiet house at
Land-of-Canaan, suitable for
honeymoon or holidays.
Caretaker on premises. Call 226-
8901, 611-76'58, 681-3217.
SPACIOUS two-flat concrete
rsidd g~al corner br iand Td aodr
Lime S ree~ts Sta~brole~k6 Ie20 f
APARTMENTS [1-bedroo )
$18 000, $20 000 $25 000 -
bedroom) $25 00, $32 00, 3-
5d6ro0o0 -45 00O Crl P231-
6236 -
1 23,4 FULLY
46 5, 218-0 92, 648-7504.
000 Norbert deFreitas 231-
1506, 642-5874.
A1R SPRINGS, Subrvanville.
Queenstown Se~ction 'K' C/ville,
C/ville, Bel Air Park (Larna Ave. .
Prasad N arCourida Par
(abapt.) Reuab Ic hark, Ge. Bus
rental: King~ston, Ca pellville
Bond. Bel Air Park, Kingston.
Cummings Street. TEL. 226-
8148, 6 3-1624.


Bogetstowit 3 bedroofit


Los La Ppiee 3 droa
house emi- tulistlet i$80,000
Stilaryivill 31 edoorn top
tfo f omrnhed -$750.00$ U

223-4928, 609-2201

ONE up er flat measuring -
20' x 40' for business or office in
wt tnk ful ceart etl TI

SHORT term or long term
rental -two-bedroom, full
furnished top flat. Norton Stree ,
Lod e. Tel. # 225-8149, 261-
561r, 261-5635
single apartment for overseas
visitors. Long or short term. Call
623-3404, 222-6510, between
1pm and 4 pm. 1
FULLY furnished 3-bedroom
upper flat for short/long time
rental, both local and overseas
clients. Call 226-0210, 226-
OVNE d2-bedroom bottom flat
distance tent-heoStaeli a i n
conveniences available. C ntact
617-0394, 691-0059.
ONE 3-bedro hi h
bottom flat ~roomnt. 7
Gordoon St. Kiar m$ 5 000
month y. Te'l. 22 -5025, 611
4263, 226-7593.
3-BEDROOM furnished
house on EBD in gated
community, new, never lived in .
all items of furnishing new also -
US$700 neg. Call 6 7-3564. No

unfurnished apartments one,
two, three & four bedrooms.

ONE (1) BUSINESS space
located in prime commercial
area -Sheriff Street. Suitable
for offices, agencies, boutique,
living accommodations, etc.
flat (back lot at S arendaam.
Contact tele h~one 220-6159 or
683-9592 b tween 5 pm and 9
pm on Monday to Friday and
Sunday, on Satu~rday 10 am to 4
furnished 1 & 3-bedroor
apartments, parking, air-
conditioner, hot and cold, etc.
Suitable for overseas visitors. On
short term basis. Tel. 226-5137.


bot05o00fl 5,00011plt

toilyot 00$,0 /$$
85 Doo 00M 4
bed5oo to o T,
OSle 3 berw to

223t-4928, 609-22101

STREET. CALL 218-0392, 648-
FULLY fenced and secured
concrete bond (84 .x 32 ft)
suitable for Processing Plant
ct Plic oa gaed Doom l

1 ful frns~h~edGr- trsey h us
for rent to companies and
diplomats, one master room, 2
guest rooms, fully AC, hot and
wate frp g semyaCall6a2c3

2-BEDROOM house in
residential area, all utensils
provided, including sheets.
towels, extra pillows, etc, electric
alarm, generator, large yard with
fruit trees, grilled parking, quiet
and peaceful. Others large and
small alike. Any price range. Call
beloFULLYh f rnishedM -- r
bedroom self-contained and air
conditioned, -two additional
bathrooms, hot and cold water.
Internal garage, entire house
grilled, study .areas.
entertainment room, located in
130, 2 2d-2a7r 6C603-a5cl\62

Air PrkA Yto fat2rtbdnooms.e11
bath, pressure pump with 3 water
tanks. Also (bottom flat) 2
bedrooms, 1 bath, carpet/
mosquito prpof, telephone,

Call pt h 2mint c at
8097. Cell 684-7229.
ECCLES. fur. US$1 800'
Bel Air Sprin s -US$1 700 &
US 3000, Be Air Park- US$500,
US 800 & US$1 800, Sheriff St.
businesss) US$2 000, Lamaha
Gds -U$2 500, Robb St -
$40 000. Subryanville -
US$500, Charlestown -$35 000,
Prashad Nagar $75 000. Tel.
226- 1 92, 5- 9
ONE (1) new three-storey
office building situated at 217
South Road, Lac town,
Georgetowvn. Measurinc 36 ft. x
20 ft. Fully carpeted and air
conditioner. Each floor contains
2 large executive offices
reception area, washrooms and
its independent access Floors
ICnaybe rented individuals.
Crtact 227-2712 or 223-748 .
ATLANTIC Gardens 1)
furnished 3- bedroom house.
fully secured, telephone,
iaSrdi ec, rcm ntdo~ua Ie 1Cf us
LBI -( ) 2-flat 8-bedroom i
excellent condition $80 000
H-adficid St. 1 3-bedroom~. AC
hot and cold. arking etc
US$1 000. Call Naresh Persaud
-225-9882, 650-2724.

Call 611-0315, 690-8625.
FOR sle by we
prop rt a Pu ic nd e~r
623- 717.
bedroom houses in
Bougainvillea Park, EBD.
Contact # 669-7645.


Stus LatinE$Ut up Hel

CWIleifei~ill's PRely

"A lrused Namet"
22 -1988,2T70-4470, 623-6431
Entail: jewanairecalty~yaho.corn

fltNoEnW heedaedroodm t o
$9M. 609-2302, 225-5782,
flt MAtlni V 2 c~o2 e 2o

THREE bedroom back
cotta e. Croal Street. G/town
23-5961. 09-2302, 2 5-5782,
ONE prperty for sale -
concrete bortoom, wooden to .
Price $6M neg. Tel. 22 -
LAND $12M NEG. TEL. 226-
1192, 653-9990.
LOCATED on Church
Street, two bid s. in yard and
Re ent Stree Tel. # 225-
22 8 and 223-6053
ONE newly built two-flat
horse fhr sale 2ota~ct ownew
Street or 226-1367.
ONE two-flat concrete
building for sale. Contact Mrs.

Q SCo wAK3 r bt.
UG Road & Caricom HQ.
Beautiful new concrete

DO you have a place to
sell or rent or are you looking
for a place to buy or rent? Can
Atlantic Realty. Tel. 226-
9731, 621-1548.
100 FT. X 50 FT. IN GOOD
4PR 6-E1T2Y-65230M N G.TEL.
QUEENSTOWN: two-flat
c~oan te btuinatbildi $16M,
- $18M, $6.jrM.oContact 63

WE dtGoa' Fv rit
225-5198, 231-2064/225-
LARGE two-storey
concrete building with land
space, no repair. Price
negotiable. K. S.' RAGHUBIRt
Agency, 225-0545, 642-0636.
GREIA In proximity of
Demnerara Harbour Bridge and
public road, land 60' x 100'.
with old building Price-
$12M. Tel. 225- 737, 225-
$4.5M. Alexander Villa e -
16Ml Agriculture Rd. $ OM.
Call Seeker's Choice Real
Estate 223-6346, 263-7110.
GREIA Cumrnmin s &
Qluamina Sts., corner spo with
old building, nice forspr
parts business wh ~olesale!'
retail depot, etc. r;ice -$4
nea Tel. 225-3737, 225-

LAND of Canaan EBD 80 acres
develop ed Ideal for poul~try,
eneralC1 farming $3M ~per acre
CS$15 000. Eclerson s 226-


1 STOREY upper flat
D 5m5004d2 $w4.5c Clontat
ENCLOSED L-shape double
lot side by side with two buildings
and ran tortedOlots o~f yard
140' x O0') total area 350' x O0' in
Doc ntral area 2Pu~bi c R~oad, Mc

IandG Elts~mal cttaet 45'EB1D20
from Public Road to Demerara
River, nice to construct small
wharf for access to Demerara
3R 3e7. 2 e $968M neg. Tel. 225-

fa es ( Bed00lit
t8005100f $3gg
KINGWSTON. 4- 8/r00111
Mansion $50M
Djfil(AN $]'
SPACE, 10 X 160) $30M.


GREIA Diamond on public
u dilarge concrdeteoand t oo e

cnvserrta ltno jnodr buainne
lperaldon~s P~rice2 436958M neg.
T~~~~I.~ ~ 22-77 2-3
NON Pariel, New Scheme -
one 2-storey wooden and
concrete house 4 bedrooms,
inside toilet and bath. Land 40 x
80swihw osio e b thr om
Call 68 -8847,P 61cRd-5

bi chr sm,2 l ving aroho s,mdsning
room. bond, office area, drive-in
Srage big lid.spnnc fbu 2
buies Contact # 233-2423
6 s-7s ,
GREIA Triumph, ECD -
21 inan 4M MO6e Eccles -
.R~gsen o 82sl$ 1M Se~c obnM
Tel. 2282372397 22C5-4 98 $M.
FOULIS E.C. Demerara. 2-
storev 5 bedroom home $8.5M
BLYGEZIGHT bedroom with lots
of trees $23M CROAL STREET
Colonial style 3 bedroom $60M,
rme $R23MRPKLUSbeVramant lao
on Main, Middle, Water Streets,
Kin ston etc, etc. Call 226-7128,
The Home _of better Bargains.
KITTY $9M. Prashad
N qr $1I s l4w, New M,
I berttown, conr ete $20MBM
A~~iirark\ -storey reduced from
$M60aMd to $43M, Sec. 'K' %17MM

B kndaon lo3.5M obui Gd
red1u6.e5dMfrAgmrico}1a c nc ee

2hoe60G d' 5F vite 25 1r 8.

-PERE St.,-Kitty 1 2-flat
bulig4 rooms, 1 self-
contPain~ed, AC hhot and cold,
_grg o13 ve bc e.i xcae 3
Section 'K' C/$ille 1 2-flat 3
rooms, 2 masters, fully grilled, hot
and cold meshed. Price slashed
frmrna32M to $M.2Call Nre~s

Vldt Public Rd. $18M, M bDoom
$30M, Q~ueenstown -i 75M,
R60M1 ce PMkarket 2508MM,
Chariotte St., L/town 30M,
1lh8 Vfie/rsba~il s mans 60Bj

r38PMarDe2F5aCta Aps uasti s
225-5782, 609-2302, 233-5711.
CAMP St. -2- flat business
- $38M, Quamina St., h lt
residenes/busi nesses r8- 45M
Ave. of Republic, business ~4006 j
sq. .ft. ~US$2M, Sheriff St.'
business lar e concrete -
0 $70 -b Me7Ai Pk 2

m~anM one gate cmpou~n~dM
22,Sth.`Rulveldt - $17M 609
I302,i: 225-5782.

NORTH Road -$28M

e Ste k n3Re $2102d
29M, Re 'en S. -$036MM
ulcPa k $20M Sheriff St

I.252M-11192, 653-9 90 M
building s in compound $100M.
BL G ZIGHTe3- bedfoo$2wth
MAHAICONY FARM: 1 500 acres
with 60 cows $10M. FACTORY
E.B. Public Road 15 acres of
jj6n0Mw h bS Pim s ots oanc air-
Street, Middle, Wapter Street
R~e ent Streetd etc. Call 226-
7REA8LTY r "he4 -oAme oL BetE
Barggijns ~ _
MON REPOS two-storey In
second Street. wood and
WatereSteeet, two5-Mtorgri 15a~M
Lusignlan wo-store -85,
and others also land for sale,
Soesdyke 40 ft x 160, on main
road 5M, Demerara River, 58
acres 12M. Agricola Public
Road 50 x 183. All prices are
ne Roberts Reat First
Federation Life Bldg. 2i~7-7627
20 9ice,c 27-3768 home, 644.

bar nEi u~eenstown -9 awsi
ine ewiGrGde sS eetd a 32Mm
$8Mi ni$23DMU al ie~w ackI
reduced fo $12.5M, Kitty to
$11M, D'Urban St., double lot
with new ranch t pe house
reduced to $9.2M -:storev old
fashion house in church Street
&STh m~as Sts., re uceddto b~eow
E Air Par~k les I n US 2 0

ContineotalePark land d~oubl00 l
-US$110 000, land for business
i~nraMhanddl aAve. n~ow S 2MK'
-$12M. Al erttown $12.5M.
Phone Tony Reid's Realty 225-
2626, 231-2064, 225-5198, 225-
buldNE-STeoRnEYK Cc Icrefi
suid5n ,ciail sK forSll f
Henry & D'Urban Streets for $9M,
2-storey wood/concrete, land in
North Ruimveldt 40' x 150' for
$4.5M, 2-storey concretelwooden
building in South Road front for
$14M, back for $10M, A lricla
Business/residential tre
an er6M fNoemw cn~crete8 3
bedroom in Earl's Court LBI for
$11.5M, one acre of land on the
Public Rd. Melanie Damishna,
ECD, Section 'K' for $22M,
Section 'K' for $28M, 5m" Avenue
Srbee tvwl atrev woDAnb f

Dwdn S reet fr t 6.n 61 d
with ofd building at Cumminqs
and Quamina Street for $1 M
an mny thLrs CnatS Fe

231-7432, 223-6218.

2594, 627-9805.

Co t~ 6-7s 0sa7 e ta
1 LISTER Arc welder
2 80 Am p, 2 20\ vauxiliar y
628-3245, 270-1709.

g geder3 ~p5 pCotaect 62
SHERWIN Williams Latex
concrete paint in white and
colours. Te'l. 220-1014.
hos~e~h d6 1 4 130.265-3651,

Just overh~aueR. 4Call 627- 6,
646-0364 '
BEAUTIFUL pit bull pups for
sale. Contact W. Browne. Tel.
266-2796, 610-2446.
SCHOOL shirts in various
sizes and colour. No reasonable
o er r2 f sed Ehone 5 r 9906m

wooden and concrete house at
Kersaint Park, LBI, ECD, also 2
digital cameras. Tel. 625-2110.

PARTS for Dryers/
Wooas rbelTs, vramoe ksnos met .
Technician available. Call 622-
S (6m weks2 d D~achshnd
00 each
PURE bred Pit Bull Dus, 6
weeks old. Fully vaccinatedand
dewormned. Call 222-6834.
1 OUT board engine model
Yamaha 40 long foot, turtle back
in excellent worikng condition for
dO3 000ePric suobect to cange
626-2277, 645-6891, 645-6779.
DIGITAL Camera and
Moltoro cel1 phnerne or card
2ex 70 call Wayne -689-5685.
22- 63
(1) WOODEN boat size 55'
len th, 10' width, 6 de pth. No
bmoe ribs, n6Tdt208 66w Sxelle

punpds 8 wks old. Excellent guard
anfamily dogs. Reasonably
priced. Contact 614-5802, 669~-


P3 BIBM15" LCD Mlonitor
White American Latex Paint
$1,700 Gal. Vat Ex
1400 x 20 Truck Tyres
$415,000 used
BR.S. Lumber Yard
34 Carpbell Avenue d
Mliddleton Street

ON E 14-ft. aluminum box
tray with side and back door, one
sml ab2x 2ra a9wit0 .ldoors.
LISTER Petter engine and
generators. From 4 to 20KVA,
kystart. Lister diesel welder. 624-
31LATEST full version
comoue e{Sft~war lie ..
Editing, Educational, Games,
etc. Genius Computers 231-
7650, 626-8911.
2 QUALITY oeb ed'
German She hard unrtehs oeld 1
American bul dog .u 1 700
gal, steel tank, 1 10 n T1 truck
as scrap. Call 220-6879.
AMPLIFIER, tape deck, CD
paer one pair speaker boxes
'- watts. Brand new. Tel. 216-
O 1,'l 622-0267.
Eveytiha rnu t 9o5-dls

oo# woo2 mi6e pm la1y5
portable saw mill. Call Trevor -
MrTeO OSta 125o~rls~ae mnBo~urada
- 5 pm, 231-7851 after 6 pm.

Contact 2254 93 or 621-940 .
FLOOR sanding equip, 1 -
8" Frank (sed) completeses1

Galax oe r1-P4sv )ia11t 276-
PRINCO Prince Blank DVD
- CD, DVD cases and CD case.
AsoC ptear onns22e. C~on~tact6
217 .

acorsead Canter fainaory suu e
machines, portart le heavy dut
crane, 5-ton industrial dryer, 11
Hp putb~oard en in3 2s rve inl
us9~ contactt 2343, 61

computeS Tsoft w e ro eastinof
systems, accounting programmes.
games, educational, office
a polication, anti-virusd viideo-and
oubitishin end r ore.e IIl 620
2772, 68 -5394, 220-0437.
JUST exclusive indoor and

uelngt onac you s adu ue
ft., 10 ft., anti ue st le grand father
Iqookin cock ftR. tall (|ust beautifu -
Liiestock. Call Brlan -220-583 -


6 jil fomn Hr~bror B idge
Call 626-1399. 649-9889.
TUCVILLE $6M, South -
S7, Kitt up M. Albe tto n -
Qlueenstown $8.5M. Ogle -
$5.5M. Call 231-6236
AOeWNoebnta tr~anpr o lendhn.
su ermarket, mini malls $60M)
U $300 000. Ederson's 226-
PARIKA invests wisely, A
Storey bbildig ab)e se ea
$80M, USS400 000
Ederson's 226'-5496.

trans~pSSEd 3 ~2Bacres laned vt
sawmill, shed 320' x 34 ft bond
30' x 20 ft $24M/US$120 000.
Ederson's 226-5496.
3-storev wooden building.
Ideal frchurch school
general store etc. $16M nea.
US$80 000. ~derson's 226
bewroom~~~,2-stor ,yotto 5eeral ",
store, electricity phone $7.5MI
US$37 000. tderson s 226-
bRuim eldttoK t\ti, C nt 1 8
Eod nson'nd22605h4 6.ars
NORTH Ruimveldt vacant
new 2 flat concrete buildings 4
luxurious bedrooms area for
tennis swimming $12.5MI
US9$2 000. Ederson's 226-
ROBB, Bourda Market 2-
S:oT 7l~bilbu OWas S75Mwnnoew
ned~s medical. Ederson's
DIAMOND EBD vacant one
flat 3 bedroom concrete
unfinished building $5.5MI
US$27 000 neg. E~derson's
NORTH Rd. vacant 2-
storey concrete building; Ideal
US$2 c0e0.mE esn's 2252

CROAL/ Stabroek concrete
6 luxurious bedrooms mansion
innernatihone hoe $6d5ed
US$325 000. Ederson's 226~

bdromh3 nsion E et i68 y
000. Ederson's 226-5496
CAMP, Robb St. 3 2-storey
building. Ideal 3-storey
supermarket sublet 20 mini
malls $26 /US$130 000.
Owner needs medical.
Ederson's 226-5496.
KINGSTON near foreign
emann sideo 9 intr uas n
hotel $80M/US$_400 000 '
2n~s ect anytime. Ederson's
22-549 .
BB ECCLES vacant new 2-
bedrroom oanqasio~n u aurkingu8
Ederson's 226-5496.
concrete 3 bedrooms with all

NhoE Wi Hoopd EBD 2-s torey

Person's 226-5496.
NON HParel ECD 2-storey

concrete modern design

OVERSEAS, Gu anese
doctors, who wants new
hospital with computer lab, -
5Uys $61es 5 0 Ow r 7Ms./

STABROEK-Brick 2-storey
corner buildir3. Ideal doctors
isra'nce ineernct cafe $2M
US$130ed00. Ederson's 226-

BUILDING 3-storey building
& land reduced to $26M -
Norbert deFrbitas 231-1506,
BANKS PARK executiven) ,
Kersaint Park, Atlantc

had eenn amh uar eBs E
AirP'ak,/illa ,~; Prashad
Nagar, Ru c Park,
6Dml T L 226-8148,

PUPdPIES -n7 w eks ld ( ure
US, 6 Neil blood line (NKC
R~e ) big head, short mouth,
Le acicu.gon dwi ki $V1e4r
000. Tel. 6 6-2754. Dewormed
and vaccinated.


TEN weeks Rottweiler
pupp e~s fr sale. Contact No. #
PURE bred Pitbull pups for
sale. Contact Navin, 29
250u~derro e~n7 D. Tel. 264-

:IIgllkYll ~kfl 14000

customized to your

Ow3eFIlHalNG boats,r otboa d
Viay ~or Anand 646-809 6i41-
DAEWr\OO Solar 200 111
excavator factorv refurbished).
Call Sam 625- 741.
PURE bred rottweiler pups
vaccinated and dewormed 6
weeks old. Call 668-7993, 218..
ONE 20-in set mag rims,
tyres. spinners. Excellent
co6dtn 00Cont~a~ct D~ave/Seema
PLAY Super Nintendo
Entertainment System (SNES)
games on vour computer. Call
Tony -61 -1035.
ONE Canlter tray freezer, in
t it t fl x qc l-t 51th

4 PUPS Dachshund. 2
mnths., old vaccinated and
dewormed. Call Juliette Lam -
27- le.,225-6174, 18 Craig
ONE built-in showcase.
Cotct dan jer 6 7t-6` 8h at
34 Robb St., Bourda.

Heat proe4s~si23nalminllbenar
Original cost US$10,000 sell for
$700,000 contact 680- 1200.
PIT BULL puIps two 5 mths
males. ears cro ped. Supreme
structure for reedina and
security. Ray -264-291 618-
5557. ~

WINDO1WS 05, 88, f, 2000, #P, Vistr
MS 01flie 97, 2000, )P 20113, 2007
liedon 10, McAles 2007 Addtlrins
(Ilick Soolls 2007, Pflecllro 2005

Iltpr niotghp GtJ ~firC

Eduanel rllara Slare Inlltl

IIAS~ls 081P hvsi 6iue 8Cpp

saBv~i COyir tllil BPS (08011)

231-7650, 626-8911

HOUSEHOLD items frid e
cmpouter, furniture, wa ldrdoth8
noseog d 1 2m486wner leav-

&iShCHONOeLwunif rms loebtard
shoes, dance san as, jazz
shoes. etc. 227-8538 Roxie's.
6 WEEKS old Pitbull pup ,
fCuK i~2n4a8 and deworme .

TractoNE G~o5dM y rgG n.o
ri8e.: Phone 614-0911 or 613-

3243-9. cell 644-7539.
Complete with soft ware.
photocohpoer, 1 Canon deskto
Lasner p C Ic pier 1-T25o%9. je

B ouOd EM arkut hntsahc 62
4955, between 10 am and 5
pm or '220-6440, anytime
after 5 pm
FURNITURE at reasonable
prices. Also made to order, Call
227-0902, 628-7410.

Toyota 2RZ engineToyoeta 22RM
engine with transmission.TEL. #

motor Ki e, AH~onda5050 wtt
generator, 1 Honda 6500 watts
generator, 2 2-door coolers, 1
Toyota Tacoma, 1 Sani serve
ice cream machine, 1 spray, 1
do ile bunkecda rbaby cra lee
machine, Lp Disc. 1 fixed cell

6Kee~X ohoann Call 02604r 61
#E6 303, -T4 # 218-3899,

con~ditio~n,SSAN BCooaocdt
Numbers: 610-9218, 231-
1 TOYOTA Mark 11 GX 81,
excellent condition. Contact
225-1535 or 681-6482.
enclosed in excellent
condition, fet. 619-2870 or 220-

076NE Yamaha R6
motorcycle one Mitsubishi
Lacr Perfect codition Call
6 0347 cn n
1 AT 170 CARINA manual,
ru rto2PnPice -1 $825 000

mini usBHHn Srease ricE)F
$1M. Call 220-6586, 615-8121.
N WLY 6A2R3R98V8E9D, low cash

Contiac t6W.0-804e0 bet~w~ee7

mAT 252pmARINA. Excellent
condition. 613-1276, 616-3606.

6milae O o n dEvein -$10.8
M neg e623-6677.
580 C Hymc G od
wokncndit mcContoaoct

NryaD6 RD E4O EL M
price 623-9889.
Hiac tiabusSerE C stom
owner GJJ Series Con act- 680-

SC Ocne 2emah CI100

1 MAR.INO, PHH series.
Owner leaving couritry Contact
Navin 684 0962, 20-9819
1 L-TOURING Wagon -
fully loaded, excellent
condition. Price ne Contact

Base, b th in immaculate
condition. Call 621-2859, 260-


1 HONDA XL 350R $240
000 neg. Tel. 627-8140, 220
tons. Apply in person to Bish &
Sons Discount Store, 38
Cumnmings Street, Alberttown.
1 KZ Turbo Diesel, EFI
minibus, fully powered. Long
-Base, excellent .-..1
condition. BJJ Series. C .11I I..:
1 HILUX Surf, roof rack. fo
lamp crash bar, alarm, sun r~oo .
Excellnt codio O 2. neg.
1 AT 170 CARINA- excellent
condition, PFF series. fully
powered, music, etc. Call 669-
A1T9H2RE (3u Tootao marinas
Price $1.3M each. Call 227-
2100. 614-6202 (Ganesh).
FOR sale by owner 1 AT
212 Carina. 15" nickel rims, AC,
CD player $;1.6M neg. Call 229-
6842, 646-2401.
ONE S~eeu uki 4mwhee Itd ie
attractive condition $1.7M need.
Tel. 648-7791. Cash urgent y
ONE Lifan motorcycle. Price
-$150 000 # Tel. 218-1931 or
683-9645 Wendy.. Owner
leaving country in two weeks.
1 TOYOTA Ceres, f/powered
with s oiler & CD music. Price -
9171M neg. Tel. 266-2461, 625-

poleAdT 9h2 CARIANCA. FC@ y
music. Price $1a 35 000 neg
Tel. 266-2461/625-6397.

4A TVYO6AeTundr yart 8a420
Vlissengen Rd. 227-8586

3.1 ." .~ ,1 al -,1 I U
,,! ,,,,p,- ,8 rl pw td
DVIU ound system 4sr~creem r,ded
AT, lots more. Bes offer accepted

White V8, fu ly powered
3~arcw stren nlm dlots more

64-ylinder, fully powered~alarm
CD piacr box. L.SM or Be l
Rfer yerraepts .

6'r- '-r 1 neral a 1

IOurt off wharf) never registered,
will register free wrilhnew Iunumbr
oJ buyer 4I-cylind~er, power rteerin

CALtL: 225-4634,
Or check out GB
Ropbb Sreets

1 TOYOTA Tacoma (2005)
4WD 16 000 miles only.
Excellent condition. Serious
enguiris_ only._~Tel. 62L3-3 : ~

000; oe6RTC6RO Nea~rboex- $ 0
000. Phone 44 -2461 or 622-
6387 (Cell).
1 RZ MINIBUS Long. Base
excellent condition. Price $4
075 000. Phone 268-3953, 612-
1 TOYOTA SSR Hilux Surf.
RocofC rk,wsurrn romas tomuac
6788 61? 8913.
1 TITAN year 2005 finance
available. Call Auto Traders 227-
a4 Celol a6 24N6Z posuo Tyt

NISSAN Sunny B12, to be
sold as scrap.Contact Number
ONE Tovota Tundra, fully
customized. 663-1641, 22T.
1 HILUX Surf 4 -wheel
drive AC, fully powered
maas -$2.1M neg. Contac(
1 SUZUKI Tracker .jeep,
excellent working condition.
Price $650 000 neg. Call 231-
2206, 644-6760.
192 TOYOTA Carina, new
from Japan, AC, fully powered
excellent condition. 74Sheriff

re istered, 1 Toyota Extra Cab

22 5 41 50N83SS N Sunny
(Private). Automatic, fullY
ow r rd 145000 o 615n902
TOYOTA Corolla AE 100, AE
9 Eo a2A6 7al5 oCrna A

RAVI. 609-9528.
TEL. #t 233-0591, 667-6644
1MARINO. PHH series,
fulljy loaded. mint condition.
nr ' .. ; At 4 6a~r~tV C t c
LAND Rover Defender GEE
Series, 3 doors. excellent
condition, 4-wheel drive. Price
- 1.5M. Tel. 6431-9724.



TEL.#: 225-4574/


ONE ToyotaTownace 12-
seater, BGG Series $450 000
neg. Owner leaving country.
Must be sold. Contact Odel on
32MWORK1NDG45E80c Hmacs
- $3 neg., D Bldzer -
$1kneq. 1 wOr g TC II m
GREEN Tacoma 4 x 4 4
0hm rir. P~ric ne ab2@

AT 170 CORONA, full
powered. automatic. AC
ma s. Tel. # 621-3875. 256-

owAjeed1 A0CC Oas CoNCtu
614-3030, 270-41 3.
NO reasonable off .
refused. Customized IRZ, 15-
seater bus $1 550. Tel. 648-

507NE AT 192 motor car, one
AE 110 sprinter. Price
negotiable. Owner T; orst*"
Tel. 623-8852, 218-1?-
DO you have a car. truck.
4x4, tractor. combine, backhoe
Sor marine vessels to sell or
rent? P ease contact Tei. # s
927 5r3332263768, UNets rf
International Real Estate No
commission given to u.s
Series, ullyapowed ds oier,
Tel.' 67-451 5
ONE Toyota Corolla
Wagon 'G-Touying, EFI,
Metallic Green Immaculate
con itin.1. Ca I 33-3 22
ONE Toyota Corona ST
150, EFI, automatic, (PHHI, like
new. Must sell. Call 612- 287-
Tuschen Scheme.
ci es Pricec 4000 n~e
Contact 220-4899, 642-359 -
HONDA Accord $500 000
neg. Tel. 227-2530 or 227-
4921 between, 9 am and 4:30
1 HONA XLR60 R D rt
Bike; 1 Suzuki VR 650 Dirt Bike.
1em0- # 771-4114 or 619-
D IVING Nissan La rel -
$125 000 Chevy Beretta $225
000 cash and go !!! 225-

negtiale Call22 623-9570.
1 OYOTA Hilux Surf -fly
owerloed) mas unl pwrofDeo a
accsoes ,20 Seif Sret

Campbellville. 226-4939. '
NE WLY arrived JCB 4 10
4 WD, articulated forklifts)
loaders (similar to CAT 908)
Tel. 623-9889 JOP
1 TOYOTA Corolla KE 70
1 Nissan wagon (credit can be
arran ed) working condition
683-8 ,'. 619-10 2. *
series, one owner, lad driven
fully pwrd, a tomt AC'
CD6 $.7 e ,Ca I2m7a6 313,
1 TOYOTA RZ minibus,
iog.aae I e loent codt
Ca609-5233, 687-7611.
4xT0h3o OY90TA dlund a
powered A automatic CD
2tc6- 421,l ng ah2{ 276 b313,

2 AT 212 Carinas, both
excellent condition, fully
Dower~ed. 1 set RAV-4 ... ......
Contact Leconard - .. **in..
227-1239, 617-1505
1 G-TOURING Wagoncrystal
lights,. flair kit, alarm. CD, AC,
1nlaq nin ,1 (ma1u~al Tel3 # 64K1K
Se ties. --
(enclosed 5-door) 4x4;.

Automatic, fu Iv powered, AC
rnags. Price $1.5M00. Contac
Rocky~ # 225-1400 or 621 5902.


609y# 2-6600 ANYIM 615(2

co v ril har top) 2 door.
utoemat CA Iyowerd D


socy#225-1400, or 62-902.

(onetiable ifr both doo.ht

1uoatc f 132 CARINA d. CD
dlaek. PFF nes l.2 0neg)
condtic on k # 2-4Uo
1 AT 719 TOYOTA Ctanna
(Purivat Autor.matic full<
powered. AC, mag rims C clv
spoiler. Paice $15 3M0. Contac(
Rocky # 225-1400 or 621-5902.
ONE NsAT 192n CARINA -c $1
%350 000 Call Toye i 64-726
aftrol 11 am. 2000 r

loeter A n e aCalri tr ba
621-637 7-2834 '.
1- P 2 TooaRN. Stalet PHH
mglser J~ies. uoai fully powrd,
alc, maoE rims Cdoor Turbo ACi
225-1 /621-5902. Eciet
1 SV 402 TOYOTA CamAC-

Rc 2510 615902
BJESAT offe -AIN BM 52Ed

15 060. 681-036 To 8-2
Bfenz 1 Re 3 ovrtbe

lo ade.Srious Cenures WTUIH ae onJ~l ~

Jtreep for sae (rice. $450000)
1iku secndl hand Corola Wa on
23321-07 ,Cell28749.
1 NISS ToAN Cefirot, priatH
sre automatic.flypwrd l,
c ro mem sricms trlar~YPmricCb~D
1.ic Mr 2. Contact Rocky 25.

Rocky- 4i22-5-100/2 592
def.1ma 'OYO4TA p~ck-upMs
Contact Rocky- 225-1400/621-
5 9 0 2 T Y T R Z 1 s e t r

manualio, new set, new e ie'
@140E ..6M1Celoen~t cdt Ro -

1 EP 82 ITOYOTA Starlet. (4
door), automatic, mag rims, pnce
- $1.1M. e.1-.. i Rocky #- 225-
1400 or I .ll
1ABE100 CERES. PHH series
- automatic, fully powered, CD
1 er. Price YIM. Contact
ky 225-1400, 621-5902-
1 AA 60 Carina, back wheel
drive. manual, fully powered,
executive $550 0 0. Contact
Rocky 225-1400/621-5902.
1 TOYOTA G-Touring
wagon (PJJ series) automatic,
eotc ok 2c -1406 o
1 TOYOT'A Hilux Surf (3Y)
automatic, fully powered, alc,
mnag rims, alarmn, remote start.
0M62 9ot t Rocky 225-
2 MINI cars, 1 165 Matssey
Ferguson Tractor, 1 cement
86x,1 Li ter 7e~nerator. Call
'2-81 : -------- -
TOYOTA Dyna truck, new
from Japan. 15i.B engine, 14-feet

09eletcndi ear 7b4 Sher ft
.... ......
FP, CD, mag. PGG series, 1
Toyota Marino one owner PCHH
series. Ma s, music, AC, FP, EFI,
like00new20 4ona t Safraz 624-
TOYOTA Land Cruiser FJ
62, 3f, solid front axle, 4 x 4, AC,
c0mp dselyres~tred nice an
clean, 74 Sheriff St., C/ville
1 TOYOTA Mariro (lte PHH
se"es aut natic, fully pow red'
Price 16M1F.C~o~n1tait Rky 11
1 2003 MODEL NZE 121
Corolla with Pioneer touch
scrm, DD Dampif rer nurr ru
brand new chrome rim and tyvres.
13rylow mileage. Contact 813-
100 SPRINTER $1 150
000, AT 192 Carina $1 275 000
AT 192 Carina $1 300 000, At
C92 Carina-701040500000RO A4T 2
800 000. Uni ue Auto Sales -
223-1877, 64 -0856.
AUTO SALES AT 225-2611.
toNdOvqh/ stockATRec ndA\
212. RZH 112 minibus, also used
AT 192, AE 100. Best price In
towln and offer down pa ment.
Contact Ally Auto Sale~s/ ental.
Telkfor5F9iul27-8364. 684-7631.
ANITA'S Auto Sale. Lot 43
Croal & Alexander Streets. Tel.
227-8550/628-2833, 227-8910.
We have for sale Tov0ta Carina/
Cor naa S ri 2,/ ro 9 AAT 1700,
AE 100 AE 91, NZE Toyota
Alteeza fo ota HI--ace 15-seater
EFI/RZ. 3Y Toyota & Nlssan 4 x
4/2 x2 n loeanclosd ndopn ra


CgI ontact ~

Lol 10-10 Hadfield St I l
be hin dBrck dam


WHITE AE 81 Corolla S ecial
Edition in excellent con ition.
Recently sprayed over, power
steer ng cassette player with
of ref usd.oTw{.2r22N384 oor 6a2

NOW in stock, best deals, new
Mtu ishieL bcer 9AT T2 2 RZ
minibuses. Fully loaded RAV-4 TV,
Tu~n ra cnear tru k, cr ditT tr
and trade-in facilities available ~3
Coul at be Albr & Or nque

GENERAL House Help. 3
1, ier Inlek 51 Seaforth St.,
.n.; C -.I __-2598.
teacher for private hire.
Serious enquiries only. Tel.

ROYAL Auto Sales Tovota
Hilux Surf, automatic, fully
powered, sun roof, AC, tape
deck, mag rims $2 3 million
(Neg.);: new modeal 212 $2.2
rnelio (ec. -CD player, mnag
rim, A, ulypowered; 192 -
PJJ Red, mag nims, CD pla er,
A fully Zowe~rd -$K 4mDllo~n
9Ng) ) Z 2,PKDD
Surrounded sound, amplifier.
maa rims, fog lamps leather
seats, fully powered 3 360
264,N 69 91102n or 6-7ab0?7-

Alteeza. Toyota Vitz, Toyota
Vista, Tovota RAV-4 ACA 21,
Corolla/Caldina Wa ons,
Honda CRV Pick ups iota

DESEL Bb aS: Todta Hiae
Nissan Vanette/Caravar
Mitsubishi Canter trucks 2/3 tons
enclosed, freezer, Hino Dutro
Freezer, Tovoace open tray 4WD
truck BU 72, Nissan Atlas, used
Todota Hiluxe Surf. Order early
an ret g he betpicae duet
Deo Maraj Auto Sales. 207
Sheriff and Sixth Streets.
Campbellville 226-4939 624-

Only 15000mniles. in oited
brand newhrn ottrcope.AWll
Origill0l do0{UeTIs ffom
(1800(i. FU1 ieuther, poW61 i

key65500ttyr~, li p~oye, 17
00lighletis,01riginal, Ill)
1; cnrlot5 more.
P ~~44 (r101 rtwornditioned)
Call: 227-7677,
624-8402. Must see
Owner Migrating

TOYOTA 4 x 4 Extra Cab
S-u-AC 159940rmnanu g~atsa
Tundra, Extra Cab Picku .q Y
S20 au oma ic. AC 6.
Bla kteredr-- $3 3w0 0r00, ev r a
rTundra. Extra Cab Pickup 4
2000, automatic. AC, Vg Grev.
GKK Series $3 856 000
Toyota Tundra. Extra Cab Pick o
4 x 4 2002, automatic, AC V
Grey from wharf never regisi re
-Die3el 50L 00m0 Toa taCHil xw
milea e 53.5M. Price qoted
from wharf. To ota Vista
automatic. AC, 1 500cc low
mileage 5-door, vear 2000 -
$2.511/[ toyota RAV year 2000,
teoamaticdoAoC, 1$2,3Mcc lodw
~ye~ar 2000, automatic. AC'
10Oclow mileage 5 doors-
$2.3M.'Mitsubishi Din90, year
2000, automatic. AC, 1500cc
low mileage 5 doors $2.3M' :
Nissan March 4-door, AC, allo
wheels. CD player, alarm,
000cc. low mile ge $1 8'50
1 0. aisbih 7c neo_ 4-o
950 000M. Suzuki wagon R 4
doors, AC, alloy wheels CD
pl yer, alarmd~ 657cc low

uie e S6 ,00 0T diin

9 9 ? .:.... ... .... ................
8701, 683-9151.
coNTACT 621-9903 OR 226-
WORKING female or
" student to rent one (1) bedroom.
Call 226-2365.

C orEa t-te mbpot h ue


OE () b iig for
secondary school in
4G~e98getown 223-7226, 227-

anWArNTaEnDd Hheoru nd
area. Call tel. 220-7021, Cen
2Pa -3055 Oe0for~tn ght. Cdal

pmFEMALE Counter Clerks
with some experience. Ap Iy
mn person to aish & Sons, 15

Ba rltreTeitOR Driver.
Contact Ganesh Cheddie 29
Pude yn, NBD. Tel. 64-
25~1~7~~3~~~am _6_3~~1m,.
ONE u1)sSalesgirl to work
nd cton. At e nd-5,Cal
ONE Nail Technician. Must
deadl ch roperxe o r-Cb us2i
3054 or 691-0186.
ONE (1) Confidential
Secretary. Must be computer
literate and work
unsupervised. Contact 223-
9888 or 227-5585.
1 -LIVE-IN ex e!ienced
Housekeeper/Cook at Long
Lnreek Pay $28 000 per
inigh-t Call 261-30 5.
between 9 am and 5 pm.
BILL Clerks and Cooks.
A~ply at Survival, 16 Duncan
St. & Vlissengen Road, with
written application and passport
size photo. -- ------------------
DISPATCHERS, Drivers contract
car to work at Base 2 The Sheriff
6-xiS~ervice. TEL 225-9700 OR
One live-in Domestic to
look after sickle woman, age 30-
Olde.p fer.2a2b6-77f m68 lu441T
CLASSIC Cabs needs
Dis watchers and contract cars.
Ca I 227-4445 or 227-4545,
Cell 6' 1-1548.
experienced Dispatchers.
Contact Unit4 Cabs. Tel. 225-
4111 T25D 112ne Cook with
Food Handler's Certificate.
Appiv~ Empire Pariour, 288
MideStreet, S/C/B.

Preferable from East Coast area.
URGENT 2"" Year UG
Student wants apartment to rent
close to the University. Please
call 268-2407 or 643-8465.
WORKSHOP requires
ex perienced wooden spindles
turners. Earn as much as $50
000 weekly. Call 261-3055

ATLANTIC Realty needs
a artments and houses to rent
also lands and pro erties to buy.
Te,26-97 1, 61-(8
2 LIVE-IN Waitresses to
work at Jam's Bar, 124 Montrose
Public Road, -East Coast
2D~em a~ra. Tel: # 220-2706 or
Attendants and one Che'f. Ap Iv

u 3H e S, Ka ner
WaitCA s, ic~hen Assta;
acatioan at Kamboat
aR taurant, 51 Sheriff St.. C/

. SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 22, 2007

~a~B ,I~ ~ CI r I =~f~

gawety~tWO Hafions ,,,

Pakistan commits

to Wo ol mer

KARA\CHI. Pakistan (Reuters) The Pakistan Cricket
Board (PCB) has resised its stance on playing a Twenty20
match against India to raise funds for the Bob Woolmer
academy in South Mfrica.
After initially stating a crowded fixture list made it difficult
to find time to arrange the match, the PCB said it was now
committed to playing the game at any venue and was trying to
finalise a date during Pakistan's tour of India later this year.
"We fully support the idea of Gill Woolmer to raise
funds for the
academy. We
have confirmed
the same to
,, her," PCB
Ehaspok esman
Esn Malik
ijll ...said in a state-
e. ment yesterday.
The 58-year-
old was Pakistan
coach from June
2004 until he died
of natural causes
during the World
Cup in Jamaica on
March 18, one
day after Pakistan
were shocked by
minnows Ireland
and eliminated in
the first round of
'\ the competition.
'+ ~woolme'r's
BOB WOOL M~ER drte t the Pak
stan and Indian
boards suggesting they play a Twenty20 match to raise the funds
for the academy in Cape Town, the former England player's
dream project.
"We will offer all support to Woolrrier's family as a tribute
to the former national coach," Malik said, adding the PCB would
opt for any venue that the host board agreed upon be it the
Indian board or the England and Wales one.
Gill Woolmer has also suggested that Pakistan play a
Twenty20 match in England to raise funds.

In memory of
Ll LDH ARI of 53 Delph 4
Street Campbellville,
Geo teown.
Sunrise: August 14, 1941
Sunset: July 18), 2003 *

L urd yrs have pass r t s inc ourbld c re wa naldo oe

50 he put His arms around you and whispered "come to me."
With te00ffU Gye5 WO Watk 8 you 000 50W you passed away
And atoug we Ive you dry
We coul n 00 make you stay
A g0 den 1000t Stopped beating
Hafi-WOrking hands at rest
L0rd Krishna broke our hearts to prove He only takes the best
D00 We l0ve you 00 Wil 01Ways ~miss you
May Lord Krishno grant you eternal rest.
Sadly missed by his loving wife Sheila,
eight daughters Beena, Sisto, Indra,
ntSavi, Nado, Indi, Lule, sons-in-lay
3i~ and fourteen Grand children E
S And other relatives. s ~-

Perhaps you sent a lovely card
Or sat quietly in a chair -
Perh~aps you sent a floral piece
if so,- we saw it there -
Perhaps you spoke the kindnest words
as any friend could say -
Perhaps you were not there at all
JUSt t ought of us that day
Whatever you did to console our hearts,
We thank you so much -
whatever the part
Rest Peacefully in Jesus

S~Prm" e~a~-~

(ff t wit te aEo reees iDa
Doom. 233-0625
HOUSE or house lot.
$;R~t nvile. Campblb t n,
Newtown, Bourda Lpac town,
2 n ston. Call 227-3674 622-
OFFICE Clerks with
wth wrttekn ap lctonpapn1
lifssor"lt n*,e idto at survival
PLACE to rent to be used
Coast Dmrawaor Esrh nBaansk
9D~emerara. Call Ramdin 682-
1 HARA CSSER with 3 years experience. Contact
Bibi The Beautv Alcove Salon.
629-9392, 227- 011. Ext 171.

Waitres Iustkibt ht stw rt
aerdsoraiy vCorlact ao 2-
4890, 682-3230, and 626
Dom t te wo witnh Ge r jl
of wo Atrd pep orns ove 44
a825 or 218-2022 after 5:30 pm
ReuAeBmORER Handym e.
clearane,Ke~xer) Vnce Aol ast
Ouamina Streets, S/C'Burg,
Georgetown, Guyana.
meMECnHArIor sla~b rr~sy
ooctit s. need s, jobs t rg
0995, 616-0905. Persons with
knowledge of Accounting and
Management 225-0995

bayButhmy jabckp u~hi e
shot on the chin. I showed I can
box and I have great stamina. It
wa Heo tok soe teendous

Iod shots that would have
cripple most people.

(From back page)
himself out-boxed.
The 31-year-old struggled
to land any effective blows of
his own, and Maccarinelli
worked his man well on the in-
side during the fifth-
He had already landed two
good shots when Braithwaite
aIdvanced, only to be caught

Ma har nenli'st cunchinHf th
ropes, a great follow-up left
hand sending Braithwiaite to the

his best round in the 10th to re-
tain Meemselli wa forced to
take two good left hands from
Braithwaite in the final round,
and a right hand over the top
also shook the Welshman, but he
kept things tight thereafter to
seal a deserved success.
"It was a tough match-up

peMlI eca~r nelli s tintensiity hpe
seventh but he still ended it on
a high, sending Braithwaite's
gum-shield flying into the crowd
with a stinging upper-cut,
Another good one followed
in the eighth before a sustained
attack in the next left
Braithwaite bleeding from his
mou e challenger, who had
won 22 of his 24 previous
fights, 18 by knockout, enjoyed

against a WBC world cham
pii ,t and hien is one ofw th
Maccarinelli said afterwards.
"He took some great
shots; I dominated behind my
jab. I neglected the right hand
a bit, but I hurt it early on and
it was painful every time I
threw it,

(From back page)
next month.

five groups of four teams each
in the preliminary competition
and will kick-off on August 18
with a group 'A' match-up be-
tween hosts, T&T and Aruba at
the Hasely Crawford Stadium
(HCS). The other two teams in
the group, USVI and Bahamas
will meet the next day at the
same venue.
The make-up of the rest of
the groups are; 'B' Antigua
and Barbuda, Grenada, Haiti
and The Cayman Islands, 'C' -
Barbados, Netherlands Antilles,
Cuba and Bermuda, 'D' -
Suriname, St Kitts, BVI and St
Vincent and the Grenadines and
'E Guya'na, Jamaica,
Dominica and St Maarten.
The top team in each group
along with the best second-
placed side, overall, at the end
of the preliminary competition
on August 23 will then join the
two specially invited teams for
the quarterfinals, to be staged on
August 26 at two different ven-
Guyana begin their title
chase at 17:00 h against Jamaica
on August 19 at the Marvin Lee
Stadium (MLS), where all of the
group 'E' matches will be
played, and finish the group
campaign on August 23 when
they clash with Dominica at
15:00 h.

The other game versus St
Maarten is fixed for 15:00 h on
August 21.
heEI Salvador will cn ro t
MLS in the second game of the
quarterfinals double-header at
17:00 h while preceding that
will be Mexico up against the
winner of 'C' at 15:00 h.
The other two quarters to
be contested at HCS will match
the group 'B' winner versus the
best second-placed side at 15:00
h and the match to follow at
17:00 h will bring together the
winners of 'A' and 'D'.
The semis are scheduled for
August 28 at HCS where the
tournament will climax on Au
gust 30 with the Championship
match set for 18:00 h.
The other stadia to be used
in the preliminaries are Larry
Gomes (B), Manny Ramjohn
(D) and Dwight Yorke (C) in
Meanwhile, Guyana's
training preparations will go
into top gear from today when
the squad departs for a two-
week encampment at
Kwakwani, over 100 miles
from the city.
The twenty-five players
selected together with their
parents and the coaching staff
of five will assemble at 11:00
h at the Georgetown Football
Club (GFC) pavilion where
they will meet officials of the
Guyana Football Federation
(GFF) prior to departure.

Lneie Bic ngCheong-a-shack E
a.k.a Aunty Bea "'
Of 157 Re ent Road, Bourdo and
(crbme ly o22 i/2 Fourth Street, J:~*-.

Sunnise:08'h February, 1913
Sunset:1 3' July, 2007
94 00f$s Old
*i; 0 "
The late Edward Allan Singh
Sister-in-law of: Ivy Gleong-A-Shock (of USA),
Aunt of: the late Kenneth Cheong-A-Shack, Maurice,
Gerald, Claude, Alfred Cheong-A-Shack, Brenda
Pereira (of USA), Phyllis Cornelius (of Canada), Feix,
Walter (of London) Sonny Lee-Ting, Shelia Ying and
many others.

Aunt-in-law of: Claudia, Juanita, Lynette, Sylvarine
Cheong-A-Shack and Alfred P~ereira (of USA), Phyllis
COfneliUs (of Canada) and many others.

Great Aunt of: Sandra Gonsalves, Rupert and Cheryl
Cheong-A-Shack; Tessa Negron, Donna Da Silva,
Carol Massey, Brian, Michael, Mark, Frank, Jimmy,
Heather, Christopher, Nikalia, Andrew, Kurt, Don,
Marjon and Jermaine Cheong-A-Shack, Diane
Mendonca, Brian Ca bell (of USA), Flo d and Errol
Campbell (of Canada), Christopher Ying (of England)
and Jeffery Lee-Ting

Great Aunt-in-law of: Charlie Gonsalves? Peter
DaSilva, Phillip Negron, Mark Anthony, Edith, Sharon,
Alison, Alana, and Artie Cheong-A-Shack (of USA) and
many others.

Great-great Aunt of: Karl and Mizana Gonsalves,
Robin, Rhea, Rae-dawn, Rhys, Ruan, Alithia, Andrea,
Marcelle, Madison, Sabrina, Angel, Raymond, Timothy,
Amari, Kaitlin, Ryan Cheong-A-Shack, Nikita Massey,
Joann and Tiffany DaSilva, Nicole Negron, Amanda
Ying (of London) and the late Kirk Gonsalves.
God-mother of: David Chan
Friend & Family of: Joy Matthews, Ester Persaud,
Mrs. Gwen K~irkpatrick, Sis Savitri and the late Dr. Leslie
Mootoo, Rev Clifton Elias, Pat, Bobbie and the late
Charlie Dyal, Claude Persaud, Mr. Dick Sahoye & family
Mr. & Mrs. Rangapaul, Mr. & Mrs. Hugh Chan, Mr. & Mrs.
Basil Chatterpaul (of USA), Marjorie Primo (of USA) and
the late Mabel Drepaul (of England)

~ ~slr

a Vitr couldhnow set up
champion Steve Cunningham
on November 3, on the

wtr Mikdke K sler atdta
Millennium Stadium. (BBC

IVaccarinelli retains WVBO ...


SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 22, 2007 27

In loving memory of the late

We wishr your obsencre was just a dream
YOUr tmelories ote precious 08(#d
wiff forgygy live in gy, hearts

Sadly missed by your only child Jai, daughter-in-taw
Mavis, grand children Oma and Mona, grand sons-in-
law Jimmy and Ajit, great grandchildren Kristy, Lizzy,
Kenny, Suriah, Jenny and Rene.

British Open golf ...

Garcia three clear

despite Stricker's 64

~__ I_

-n I MEMORIlailk ,
In loving memory of the late
Sugrim Gobin from
Grove, E.B.Dem.


DR. & iMRS. C. E.


second but birdies at the fourth
and fifth and another at the sev-
enth sent him to the turn in a
two-under 34.
In-between at the sixth,
Woods' ball struck a female
spectator and she needed two
stitches in a head wound.
"That was terrible," said
Woods. "The lady was bleed-
ing all over the place and I
felt reallyhbad.kido i n

your stomach ... and I just
apologised the best Icould."
Woods dropped another
shot at the 10th before rebound-
ing with a birdie at the long
The 31-year-old has not
won any of his 12 majors com-
ing from behind on the final day.
World number four Els did

well to stay in touch with the
leaders after slumping to an
eight at the long sixth.
"To make a triple-bogey
on a par-five downwind is like
giving three or four strokes to
the field," said the 2002
champion after his six-birdie

By Tony Jimenez
(Reuters) Sergio Garcia re-
pelled a spectacular charge
from American Steve Stricker
to accelerate into a thrree-
stroke lead after the British
Open golf third round yester-
The 27-year-old Spaniard,
nhe ov be iini frnt sc d
tance of his first major victory
by carding a 68 for 204. nine
Stricker powered through
the field to take second spot on
207 after equalling Colin
Montgomerie's course record of
64, seven under
The Carnoustie crowd may ~
be about to witness a final-day
shootout between Garcia and
Stricker, with seven players
charin thid place aon i s. i
Also on three under w~ere
Atn nacans nhi imDic ranad
Harrington and Paul McGinley~,
BritonKPaul B oadhiurst and

"'I was pretty much under
control, hit a lot of good putts
and it was a good round," Garcia
told the BBC.
"The support from the
crowd was amazing, coming
down the 18th I got goose-
bumps. I felt good the last
couple of days, a little bit ner-
vous here and there, but then I
seemed to relax."
Garcia, who did not drop a
stroke all day, had a scare at the
17th when he hit a- photogra-
pher after hooking his approach
into the rough.
He went up and shook his
victim by the hand before pro-
ducing an immaculate recovery
to two feet and sinking his pa
putt. The Spaniard had a good
chance to go four shots clear at
the last but missed his birdie at-
tempt from 10 feet.
"You never want that to
happen," strid Garcia. "When
you see a person lying down,
it's never a good feeling.
"He was a little shaken u SZ
but when I shook his hand he
told me he was fine and I man-
aged to make a great four.
Stricker'srtoulned Sca tti bes i

and matched the 64 returned by
Britain's Colin Montgomerie at
the 1`995 Scottish Open.
"It was a.pretty magical
round and to do it without a
bogey is all the more satisfy-
ing," he said.
"We have got along way to
go, 18 holes, and it would obvi-
ously be special over here in
Scotland, the home of golf. to
just have a cha ce of unmn n

mused over whether he shIould
carry on as a professional after
a period of beggingn" for tour-
nament invitations when he lost
his card after 2001.
"I fell off the map for a
while," said the 40-year-old. "I
didn't have the desire and I
wasn't really sure if this is what
I wanted to do for the rest of
my life.
"At the end of the 2005
season I went back to tour
school, didn't make it but then
kind of re-dedicated myself to
work harder."
World number one Tiger
Woods, aiming for a hat-trick
of Open wins, returned an
eventful 69 for 212.
The American bogeyed the

Bereavement Notice
MrS. Deoki Chandra SBl~~&
-formerly of 147 Dr.
Miller Street, Triumph ~- Is~~k~i :' 1*9
Village, ECD passed
aWay peacefully on
June 23, 2007 at the ir-;i- y,
TOronto East General
Hospital in Canada.: f
She was 74 years olcd
and died after a. brief PF j.9:
period of illness with Ilr C~1~ ~JIs
Close family members
and relatives at her
bedside at the time of
Mrs. Chandra is the daughter of the late Budhni and Sahebdin alias Baul Gangadhar
and sister of Jasoda. Shankeranand and Dr. Nityanand, whom have all passed away
and also of Triump Village. Her father is a past president of the Triumph Arya Samaj
and affectionately called Ranger Baul and Uncle Ranger, as he had worked as
Ranger for an extensive period with Beterverwagting/Triumph Village Council and

Mrs. Chandra was the wife of the late Ghanshyam Chandra who hails from Windsor
Forest WCD. Ghanshyam who worked many years ago as a technician at the
Triumph Village Pumping Station is the son of the late Gujrati and Doodnauth SadhuI '
of 6th Street, Windsor Forest, WCD,

After 27 years of employment with the Guyana School of Agriculture Corporation at
Mon Repos, ECD, Mrs. Chandra retired in August 1989 and emigrated to Toronto.
She had been living in Canada with her children since retirement, making periodic
visits back to Guyana where she maintained a residence at Triumnph Village, ECD

Religious ceremonies in her honour were conducted in Canaaa by Pandit VishnuI
Prashad Misra of Balmiki Ashram in Scarborough and Pandita Jasodra Prashadf of
the Toronto Arya Samaj. Service was held at Ogden Funeral Home Tuesday: June
26, 2007 followed by cremation the next day at Highland Memory Gardens.

In Guyana, religious ~eri-;,onles arranged by family members were conducted b~y
Pandit Bholanauth of Mon Repos. The last rites with her crematory remains brought
back to Guyana were performed on Friday, July 20, 2007 at Good Hope foreshore.

MrS. Chandlra is survives \ five children Shakuntala and Gaitri who are residingl
in Triumph Village and N- B : 'aby), Rabin and Viren of Toronto. along with four
grandchildren Parman .adira, Kenrick and Ishwar, and two great i'
grandchildren Rajendra. ~aj e

Mrs. Npoki r- ndra r
appfie,. o r i v l
attended st
StreSSful tir

.:n would like to express their- tanks and
.~ho offered prayers, support, condolences,
;eling to' handra farnil at a very
l ost the ,onderful andi Deloved

[ T


E LCINO July 22, 2007

English FA to meet

FIFA ovBr Teevez affair

LONDON, England (Reuters) Representatives of the Foot-
ball Association will meet soccer's world governing body
FIFA tomorrow to discuss the long-running Carlos Tevez
The Argentine forward's proposed transfer from West Ham
United to Manchester United has rec~sheJ -.talemale because of
an issue over who actually\ ow\~ns ihe plal~er
"My understanding is that a senior lan? ? r f~romr Ihe F9 w lll
come to Zurich to meet our senior legal peoFle,"' FIFA~ Apokes-
man Andreas Herren told the BBC yesterday.
An FA spokesman siid: :.lle have~ regular meetings w ith
FIFA and next week we will raise the issue of third-party
ownership tomorrow."
The two clubs have asked FIFA to settle the dispute~ and
the FA is keen for the w\orld gor en~ing body to lighlen rulesj
over third-party owinership of
players, fearing that similar
transfers could happen.
West Ham own Tevez's
playing registration al-
though agent Kia
Joorabchian says he retains
the striker's. economic
rights and therefore is en-
titled to any transfer fee.
West Ham were fined 5.5
million pounds ($11.28 mil-
lion) for breaking Premier

They were allowed to continue
playing him after satisfying the
Premier League that the~ third- CARLOS TEVEZ
giarty agreement with
Joorabehian had been torn up.
Joorabchian accused West Ham this week of **icon-
sistencies" in their statements regarding Tesezt. w while W'est
Hm hit back by reitersiting that they had terminated any

grThme nPrmetrLeoa u car isistig tat an Jeal for Tevez
should be between the clubs.
Tever flew into Manchester last wreek\ but West Ham re-
fused United permission for him to undergo a medical at Old
Third-party ownership of football players is common
in south America but: was almost imnheard of in Britain un-
til Tevez and fellow Argentine Ja~ir ir asrchrano joined,
West Ham.
Mascherano has since joined Liverpool.

Mahmoud double sends

Iraq into Asian Cup semis

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AUCKLAND, New Zealand
(Reuters) New Zealand
ground out a 26-12 win over
Australia in their Tri-
Nations decider on a greasy
Eden Park yesterday,
justifying their status as
favourites for the World Cup
in France in- seven weekly'
Answering their critics after
a surprise loss to the Wallabies
in Melbourne three weeks ago,
the All Blacks took few risks in
a dour affair dominated by
defence and kicking for position
mn the slippery conditions.
A clearly relieved All Blacks
captain Richie McCaw
acknowledged the performance
was workmanlike but said
winning the Tri-Nations and
retaining the Bledisloe Cup was
important in the lead-up to a
World Cup tournament that
New Zealand have not won for
20 years.
"It's been a little bit patchy
but putting a couple of cups in
the cabinet is pretty satisfying,"
McCaw said.
All Blacks flybalf Dan
Carter dominated the score
sheet on a difficult night for
running rugby, taking
advantage of Australian ill-
discipline and a mountain of
possession to kick seven
penalties from seven
New Zealand played for
position from the start as sheets
of rain swept across the ground
and thunder drowned out the
opening fireworks.
Australia kept their

mistakes to a minimum
during a tight and tryless
first half but struggled to get
near the All Blacks tryline in
the face of a determined
defence led by the New
Zealand back row of Rodney
So'oialo, Richie McCaw and
Jerry Collins.
The All Blacks led 12-9 at
halftime thanks to three Carter
penalties, two from close to the
halfway line. Wallaby kicker
Stirling Mortlock was just as
accurate, also kicking a penalty
from 48 metres out.
Wallaby midfielder Matt
Giteau surprised his own team
and the All Blacks defence with
a wobbly but accurate drop kick
from 40 metres out in the 25th
minute. -
New Zealand took a more
direct approach early in the
second half, taking advantage
of an injection of pace from
replacement half-back
Brendon Leonard and the
low-driving forward power of
replacement hooker Keven
The decisive moment was
midway through the second half
when Leonard intercepted a pass
from a messy Wallaby scrum
and scooted off close to the
A succession of forward
drives and scrums then led to
prop Tony Woodcock crashing
over for a try in the corner.
The All Blacks scrum was
again dominant but the
lineout remained wobbly
under attack from a
determined pair of Dan

Blediskse Cup. (BBC Sport)
Vickerman and Nathan
Sharpe, losing four throws in
the first half.
The repeated pounding
from the forward drives through
the second half took its toll on
the Wallabies, who scored only
one more penalty during the
second half.
'i9te have to give the All
Blacks credit tonight. They
were too good," said Wallaby
captain Stirling Mortlock.
"In big matches like this.

it's the little mistakes that you
make that let you down and that
was the case tonight," he said.
Mortlock described some
of the decisions by Welsh
referee Nigel Owens as
disappointing, referring to
the 14 to 5 penalty count in
favour of the All Blacks as a
factor in the defeat.

By Martin Petty

BANGKOK, Thailand
(Reuters) Striker Younis
Mahmoud scored twice to
give Iraq a convincing 2-0 vic-
tory over Vietnam in an en-
tertaining Asian Cup quar-
ter-final yesterday.
The Iraqi captain popped
up unmarked inside the area to
iea tao t Ak~ram's lofted f ce
utes and set the tone f~or the rest
of the match.
Traa were aiways on the at-

tack and doubled their lead in
the 65th minute when
Mahmoud fired an inch-perfect
free kick over the Vietnam wall
and into the corner.
*The victory was marred,
however, by news that two
people had been killed and 15
others wounded when Iraqis
fired weapons into the air
during celebrations in
Bagluads fu lhtie lucky for
Iraq. who have been knocked
out at the quarter--final stage in
the last three Asian Cups.

Their Brazilian coach
Jorvan Vieira, however, said he
was not satisfied with the per-
"l hope we can play much
better in the next game, it
was good, but I'm not satis-
fled," he told a news confer-
'We were not so positive.
wye relaxed after the goal, and
thisi dai g o was too early
to talk about the possibility of
r-aq winning the competition.
"We have a right to dream
butr wP have to keep our feet on
he~ floor."' he said.
Vietnamn rarely threatened
But: could have equalised on
Ial stroke of half time when
h iau Phon H~on darted dow~n
the ilet and cut the ball back
io the unmnrkedd Nguv;en
MTinh Phuong. whose 1 ower-
ful low shot was blocked by
th Aa vi nt atmosphere
made up for the vast number
of empty seats at the
Rajamangala stadium, where
nlag-waving Vietnamese and
Iraqi fans dressed in national
colours blew horns and
pounded on drums.

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center, wrap themselves mn the Iraqi flag
win over Vietnam in a quarter
yesterday.(Yahoo Sport)



All Blacks ground out

26-12 defeat over Australia



I say what I like and I like what I say

Kevin Mitchlz~l on Geoff Boycott, the player and commentator

I lintoff set for low-key come backl


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Vin oko urov back as Rasm usse n

sonal obligation as much as a
commitment to those who
depended on him to make the
most of his gifts.
Close recalls promoting
himself up the order to gin-
ger up Boycott in the Gillette
Cup final for Yorkshire
against Surrey in 1965 and
was rewarded with th'e spec-
tacular sight of the young
curmudgeon opening his
shoulders to strike three
sixes and 15 fours on his way
to 146.
Boycott, naturally, disputes
Close's account.
If there is a downside to this

dogged, disputatious approach
to life, it is in what seems to be
a lack of lightness. You wonder
ifi someone who is never wrong.
who demands so; much of him-
self and, consequently of oth-
ers can ever be content, can
ever be wholly satisfied with his
lot. But isn't that the price of
And, whatever he says,
great is what Boycott always
wanted to be. Was he a great
batsman? A lot of objective
observers would say very
nearly. Is he a great commen-
tator? For what it's worth, I
think so. (Cricinfo)

UNLIKE many of the
wretched players who have
failed under his critical gaze
this summer, Geoffrey Boy-
cott has been in what Henry
Blofeld might call "splendid
form" behind the micro-
He has zeroed in on Chris
Gayle's sleepwalking coolness.
he has lambasted the lack of fire
in West Indies bowlers and the
waywardness of England's, he

press box over the years, you're
probably invisible or hae
stopped breathing.
But who would have it
anly other way? Boycott, no-
tably among the plethora of
post-playing-days experts paid
to point out the shortcom-
ings, and occasionally the ex-
cellence, of their successors,
has always provided a robust
counterpoint to, say, the more
subtle ways of Richie
Geoffrey doesn't do irony.
Or compromise. But he does do
Yorkshire. Not in the way the

te uite~n i aln d lilnr o
manner of Brian Close, or with
the slightly bitter tone of Ray
Boycott's nod towards the
stereotypes of his county has
_always been invested with
lashings of sound judgment.
His views may be brutally
delivered, and take little ac-
count of the sensitivities of
those not lucky enough to be
born the greatest living
Yorkshireman give Simon
Mann break, Geoffrey -but,
quite simply, he is rarely
Allied to his forthrightness,
such certitude lifts him above
most of his colleagues. It Is
what he is paid to do just as
he was paid to score runs, not
entertain. I'm sure Boycott
meant it when he said in his au-
tobiography: "I would exchange
the rest of my life for five more
years of playing for Yorkshire
and England." Yet. when he did
finish playing, he walked away
with the same'resolution he
showed at the crease, as if the

work of scoring runs should be
brought to a definitive close.
He remembers it to thle very
minute, as he told The Observer
a few years ago: "September 12,
19386, at Scarborough, playing
for Yorkshire. I walked off the
pitch at exactly 5.21pm. I show-
ered, waited for all the players
to leave then had a final stroll
around the ground. I f~elt a real
sadness but I knew I wouldn't
play again, no matter how much
money people wanted to give
There never was much am-
biguity about Boycott's attach-
'eta irnaking moy wo enhae
was stepping out with various
women, he could legitimately
point out that he wa~s. after all,
a single man and his private life
was his own business.
In everything he does and
says, there is certainty, or at
least the striving for it.
He is not someone to enter
tain doubts over the smallest
detail of his existence. Whenever
he has detected even a small
flaw, he has gone to work to
correcct it. As a player-, he be-
camne a sound fielder through
hard work. and he even bowled
serviceable seam~r;.
His one concession to
unconf'ormity was to keep his
cap on when bowling. I re-
member interviewing Close
and Boycott within a couple
of months of each other and
being struck by a key differ-
ence in two outwardly simi-
lar personalities. I asked
each of them when they had
last picked up a cricket bat.
For Close it was easy: he
was still turning out with

Yorkshire's academy side at the
time, well into his sixties. Boy-
cott was adamant he had not
been tempted. That day in
Scarborough was it.
For Boycott, playing
cricket was always about do-
ing it at or near the highest
level. There was no point, as
far as he could see, in doing
it just for fun. It would de-
mean his talent. Scoring runs,
as many as possible, and de-
fending his wicket, as reso-
lutely as he could, was a per-

ANDREW Flintoff has been
cleared to make his
Lancashire comeback follow-
ing ankle surgery.
Weather permitting, Flintoff
will turn out for the club's sec-
ond XI against Derbyshire at
Blackpool on Tuesday.
He is not ready to bowl but
will play as specialist batsman
and Lancashire say he is mak-
ing "excellent progress".
The operation was the third
on his left ankle and it is not ex-
pected that he will play any
part in England's current Test
series againstIndia.
"The one-dayers are a
more.realistic target," the 29-
year-old all-rounder said last

Flintoff suffered discomfort
in his ankle during a Champion-
ship game against Hampshire in

quend.1 plated as a spectabist
batsman In a Twenty20 Cup
match agalmst Yokslure. it w as
decided an operation was the
best oprion.
SThe problem wasL diagnosed
as tissuee co~mrbuting to ante-
rior Imlpmgement" and iom-
ple'tely different to the bone
spur w~hich pml him out of ac-

Fllowmyr~n the surger1. the
Engto nir s11.1 \'. a le Cr hcr ke
Board said it was anticipated
that Flintoff would play again
--befo~re the end of the summer"
But it appears he is ahead
of schedule in hii re~habilitu-
tion work with Lancashire
physio Dave Roberts. I BBC

has put the case for and against
Paul Collingwood as captain,
without conceding it was a for-
gone conclusion: he has. as ev'er,
taken nothing for granted.
In short, the old boy has
had a vintage summer. That
he has done so while coping
with the burden of his cancer
treatment is testimony to his
courage and professionalism.
I'm presuming, by the way,
that Boycott and Blofeld are on
cordial terms. It's sometimes
hard to know who Boycott is
arid isn't talking to. If you
haven't had at least minor run-
in with him in or around the

Andrew Flintoff alms to
play for England again
before the end of the

And although he subse-

and sustained knee and elbow
injuries, had dropped to 19th in
the overall standings after strug-
gling in the Alps.
"I got off to a good start, I
am happy with my perfor-
mance," Vinokourov told re-
porters. "I want to thank the
fans, whose support helped me
go through the Alps.
"I was on the verge~of pull-
ing out. With Andreas and
'Kash' I think Ia i. I-a
very motivated "ca m m
"I think my legs are back.
Everybody had written me off
but the race is not over with
two hard stages in the
Pyrenees," he added.
colVany nidersrcranshe on the
washed out the road at the be-
ginning of the day. Prologue
winner Fabian Cancellara of
Switeln a onhd it th
was just a slip of the front
wheel and there was nothing he
could do about it," said CSC
team manager Kim Anderson.
"'It's so dangerous. I al-
most stopped on the descents,
but I quite like time triallng
in the rain, it feels faster,"
said Briton David Millar, 20th
at the end of the day.
S"I had good fun out there
but it's treacherous, abso-
lutely treacherous."

By Julien Pretot

ALBI, France (Reuters) -
Alexander Vinokourov was
back in contention in the
Tour de France after winning
yesterday's 13thi stage, a 54-
km time trial in Albi, but
Dane Michael Rasmussen re- -
tained the overall leader's
yellow jersey.
Kazakh Vinokourov clocked
the fastest time of one hour six
minutes 34 seconds to beat second-
placed Austmalian Cadel Evans of

Kloeden finished third 1:39 off the
ers in the top 10 of the overall

Gera Kloeden crashed on
the bumpy course but was
soon on his bike to keep his
Tour de France bid alive.
"It was the best time trial
of my life," said Rasmussen*
Starting the stage with the
yellow jersey is a huge moti-.
In the overall standings,
Rasmussen enjoys a one-
minute lead over'Evans with
surprise package Alberto
Contador of Spain in third place

2:31 adrift of the Dane for the
Discovery Channel team.
Kloeden is fourth, three sec-
onds further behind as
Vinokourov, who started the
day in 19th place, moved up to
ninth 5:10 behind Rabobank

rider Rasmussen.

It was, however, a bad day
for the Spanish favourites with
Iban Mayo and Alejandro
Valverde ending respectively
46th and 47th.
Vinokourov, who crashed
during the fifth stage to Autun

kep aTou 1 ad6 S0U

20 SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 22, 2007

RyearR canewci8i an~,q~

New ERA/CELL SMART super eight basketball

The Bulls through centre ward Jomo Augustine's free each.

National Amateur

Boxing squad begins

training tomorrow
THE fifteen amateur boxers selected by the Guyana Amateur Board Association (GABA)
for training with a view to be selected for the upcoming World Championships scheduled
for Chicago in October will begin training preparations at the National Park tomorrow
The pugilists will be under the supervision of coaches Terrence Poole, Siebert Blake, Clifton
Moore and Carl Franklin.
The names of the boxers released by the GABA are: flywieight Ryan Jeffers and Dillitm
Allicock; bantamweight Clive Atwell and Clevon Rock; featherweight Ray Sandlford and
Quacy Craig; lightweight Aubrey Moore and Andrew Murray Jr; light-welterweight Hendrick
Pelswijk and Bert Braithwaite; welterweight Leon Carter and Dennis Thomas; middleweight -
Mark Pierre and Devon Boatswain and lightweight Onrin Grenvill~e.
Meanwhile, head of GABA, Affeeze Khan, has reported that he has been able to get the execu-
.tive to unanimously agree to appoint an auditor to audit the accounts~ of GABA which have not
been audited for the last 25 years.
Appointed to make an official examination of the accounts of GABA is Harryram
Parmesar, of Solomon, Parmesar and Company, Chiitered Accountants/Management Con-
sultants. (Allan La Rose)


By Joe Chapman

STEVE Neils Jr returned to
local basketball with a 28-
point performance, as defend-
ing champions K~ashif and
Shanghai Kings sent a mes-
sage to contenders to their
throne on Friday night in the
second annual New Era/Cell
Smart Super Eight basketball
championship at the
Mackenzie Sports Club hard
court. *
The 2007 Linden Amateur

the spot and wished them well
and urged clubs to be good am-
bassadors of the game.
The Kings overwhelmed
U-mobile Jets 74-42, while
Georgetown champions
Courts Pat'esetters were
edged out 49-47, through a
strong showing by home team
Glands Trucking Service.
In a display which clouded
the fact that some big names left
the club recently, the Kings,
with seasoned campaigners who
have operated at the national

brushed aside the eff~orts of the
Jets, who have returned to
' competitive basketball after a
short break.
The brightest spots for
the Jets happened to be the
back court duo of Rodwell
Pellew. and Neil Simon but
overall their combined play

I~~ iJ

Bulls inflicted the lone loss on
the Pistons in the national club
tournament. TIhe Bulls began
well to be ahea~d 12-6 but with
5:40 left in the first period it
was 14-13 and at halftime the
Pacesetters had settled into a
nice rhythm to be leading 25-24.
The game was tied at 29 be-
fore the Bulls eased to a 37-34 '
cushion at the end of the third

Terrence James, forward
Kurleigh Austin and Ruel
McKinnon in particular kept
the Pacesetters out and soon
were leading by ten points 46-
36 with 4:20.
Then with 1:12 to go
Pacesettets guard Stephan Gillis
nailed one from three-point ter-
ritory, but still the Bulls had the
edge 48-43.
Then the city team's for-

shots saw the score read 48-45
as the Linden side still held the
With 19 seconds left the
score was 48-47 and when
James was fouled, he went to
the free throw line and under
pressure made one of two free
shots, as the Bulls nipped
home with a 49-47 victory.
James had 15 points, August-
ine and Clement Brusch 11

PART of the action between Courts Pacesetters and GTS
Bulls '

Basketball season also began
with LABA president 11born
Smith among those who gave
Smith thanked the
o~rganisers for their promotion of

level in Neils, veteran Abdulla
Hamid and Marvin Hartman
taking care of back court duties
and Omalli Sampson and Jason
Alonzo principally up front, the
reigning champions simply

ndthe resl ult s ha lt the ~too
spect for. hebard. Thce war is:l
hoeti oo houtfo that. mater and~
cricker.th is suerin. It isbeed-.
inand fol~itf wi~` continue tosuf
feand toe bleedt nott only until
crickbet cnfin soem. e good.-
rspect o thoe whoadh play the

hthe should earn their paye, and
byie ding soteraing andi practis
moe eglal and hardl onner thanuf
thley havben doing, but also
musclesad hasl a litle respecto
frepc those in charge.e
gAlethougha the board ist uilty
ofmnyi h blunders, itlshoud tas
they leaudearanin the~intres ofy,
th ding sgo uan answrd, WPrAc
ande itresialyaden arde too uic

to draw and fire.itl rspc
Wlhatisba aou thatbar is git
thlate most time the pntresident
doest nottaes aim;t most times
hdits aim is bad ande htso thec
targt, ir bad par ef the t ivns

the board, most times he
misses, and intentionally or
not, it is West Indies cricket
that takes the bullet. (Re-
p3'rinted from Jamrlaica G~leaner)

portance of the game to the re-
gion, enicket is losing its sup-
port base in the West Indies
People. and especially so those
who are blessed with both
knowledge of the game and lead-
crship skills, no longer sen-e the
game. In fact. they hardly- evcn
watch the game. They simply
sit back and eniticise. In other
words, leaders in cricket, those
who can lead and who should
lead, are hardly available to the
game in the West Indies-
Instead of sparring for a fight-
instead of firing away at the first
opportunity, the thing to do,
what WIPA should do, is help
spread the gospel of the gamle
so that it will flourish once again
and that the good, the talented
and the successful in the region
will return to serve it and will
want to serve it,

Whatever faults the board
may have, whether the board is
+-I--rv\ing of respect or not.~ the
board is the body authouised to
run West Indies cricket; it
should be respected, and WIPA
shoulld set an example for iin

recent Test series to England,
the West Indies, the once
mighty West Indies, are behav-
ing, not only as if' they had
turned the cor~ner f'or the umip-
teenth time, but also as if they
are the best inl the wo~rld.
This is aifter winning o~ne
and losing one Twenty20
against England and after win-
ning two out of three one-day
matches against England a
team which, like the West
Indies, was terribly disappomnt-
ing during the World Cup; a
team which, despite its high po-
sition in the Test rankings, is
only one above the West Indies
at number seven in the ICC one-
day rankings.
In the Test rankings, the
West Indies are still at num-
ber eight only above
Bangladesh, and in the one-
day rankings, they are still at
number eight only above
Bangladesh, Ireland, Zimba-
bwe and Kenya. And regard-
less of how much money is
gruppo".ed': -ning in from
the World Cup, things will
never be better until there is
unity in West Indies cricket,
until the board, WIPA and
the players come together

and start to sing from the
same hymn book.

What is happening in West
Indlies cricket is hurting West
Eies~ic cricket andi as h~ad as the
boa,;rd is. as weak as the West
Indiesi team is, the problem, the
root of' this particularly problem
seems to be WIPA.
WIPA, it appears, seems to be-
lieve that it is the.body that rep-
resents the cricket fraternity and
the board is selected out of
those elected in the various ter-
r~itories. WIPA seems to believe
that it is the body and not the
board that is in charge of West
Indies cricket,
Well, someone should tell
WIPA, and especially so, presi-
dent Dinanath Ramnarine,
that regardless of its good in-
tentions, it is not so.
in the interest of West
Indies cricket, someone should
tell WIPA that it is the WICB,
coming out-of a process of elec-
a.. t various stays~. or the
game's structure in the islands,
that is charged by the cricket fra-
ternity in the West Indies, by
those who play the game at all
levels,- and by those who r-e

other~wise involved in the game
at all levels. to aIdminister West
Indies cr~icke(.
And especially so,. to find
money to fund West Indies
cricket. to organise in the inter-
est ol~VI,)II'I evlmnttournal;ments
at all levels, to plan series at
home and abroad, to select
teams and to pay the players.
The West Indies board, as so
many territorial boards, is cur-
rently filled with many who

By Tony Becca

INSTEAD of getting better,
the had blood between the
Wetst Indies Cricket Board
(WICB), the West Indies
r'lavers Association (WlP4)
and the players themselves
seems to get worse and worse,
day after day.
And with the board mem-
bers, regardless of their incom-
petence, remaining members un-
til they choose to resign, with
the WIPA president, despite his
arrogance, remaining president
apparently for life, and with the
players, despite their non-per-
.cance, getting richer and
aicher, the only thing that is suf-
fering is West Indies cricket
along with its fans.
And there is no doubt
about it. Regardless of what
some may say, in terms of per-
formance, in terms of victory
and defeat, in terms of the ver-
sion of the game when the West
indies do win, and in terms of
"!eats wvhom? Sk st Ind~ice
cricket is suffering.
Things are so bad that fol-
lowing their dismal performance
:; ile World Cup, following
,rir loss, their surrender, in the


should never be there. Many of
those pre-r~ now nothing
about the game; they know
nothing about administering and,
above all, they lack the ability
to lead. The rea~son f~or tha1 is
despite. allI thle tal\ about the iml-


Shanghai King s crush U-molbile

Jets, Bulls stop Pacesetters

STEVE Neils (Jr) returned
with a bang to score 28
points on the opening
was ineffective.
The Kings' strategy was to
run their offence through
Alonzo, who was unstoppable
down low as Neils sent bombs
from three-point territory where
he connected on four of seven
alone in the first half. Neils was
supported by Sampson and
Alonzo with 14 apiece.
Pellew and Simon had 11
and 10 points respectively. The
Georgetown/Linden clash turned
out to be very interesting as the

SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 22, 2007 .31

Anderson's five for 42 puts England in command



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JAMES Anderson struck early on the third morning
dismissing Souray Ganguly for 34. The Lancashire pacer
finished with career-best figures of five for 42. (Yahoo

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By Richard Sydenham

LONDON, England (Reuters)
- England reached 77 for two
at the close of the third day
of the first Test as the home
side took command against
India at Lord's yesterday.
Michael Vaughan was 16
not out and Kevin Pietersen had
15 as they survived an evening
session that had been inter-
rupted by the weather to give
England an overall lead of 174
Left-arm seamer Zaheer
Khan removed the England
openers and had figures of two
for 36. With two days remain-
ing and with more rain likely,
England will be seeking to set
the tourists a target of at least
India, replying-to England's
first innings 298, earlier col-
lapsed to 201 all out before
lunch after losing their last six
wickets for 46 runs in the morn-
mng session. Swing bowler James
Anderson claimed career-best
Test figures of five for 42.
They resumed on 145 for
four and seeking to get some-
where near to England's first in-
nings total.

However, once former skip-
per Souray Ganguly was
bowled in the sixth over of the
morning for 34 by an Anderson
delivery that swung in to him
the capitulation had com-
menced. .
Ryan Sidebottom re-
moved nightwatchman Rudra
Pratap Singh before Ander-
son had .the dangerous
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
caught by Ian Bell in the
gully for a duck. The score
was then 175 for seven.
Anil Kumble batted for 24
minutes before Sidebottom
trapped him lbw for 11 and the
last remaining batsman, VVS
Laxman, was unable to hold off
England's charge and edged
Sidebottom to wicketkeeper
Matt Prior for 15.
With India nine wickets
down, there was a shoot-out be-
tween Anderson and
Sidebottom with a five-wicket
haul on offer.
Anderson, 25 this month,
won the contest when Zaheer
Khan mishit a hook and was
caught by Andrew Strauss at
first slip. It was Anderson's
third five-wicket Test haul
and first in four years.

England's second innings
was progressing solidly at 40
without loss following the first
of two lengthy rain delays when
Strauss, on 18, failed to move
his feet to a Zaheer ball outside
off stump and edged to first

Shortly before, Strauss
had been involved in an ex-
change with India fast bowler
Shanthakumarari Sreesanth
that may have affected his
The batsman was struck on
the thigh by Sreesanth who

'threw, supposedly at the
stumps, after fielding off his
own bowling. Sreesanth
apologised, though Strauss's re-
sponse was to walk away while
Sreesanth neared his delivery
stride next ball.
Zaheer removed Alastair

Cook lbw for 17 two balls after
his first wicket though replays
suggested the ball may have
struck him outside the line of off
India have not won a Test
series in England for 21

i. -

Fall of wickets: 1-18, 2-27, 3-106,
4-s as, s-155, 6-173, 7-175, 8-192,
Bowling: Sidebottom 22-5-65-4,
Acr 2 .--2-5, Toemdett 2

.AUND scd innings
A. Stausec Tendulkar bKhan 18
A.Cook ibw bKhan 17
M. Vaughannot ou 16
K Pieteren not out 15
Extas:b-9,I>,w-1 11
T m~ldbnoe ) 7
Bowling: Khan 14*3-36-2 (w-1),
Sreesanth 8-2-25-0, Singh 5-28-&.

ENGLAND first innings 298 al out
(Aaros eeU u. vaughan 79)
INDIA first Innings ofn 145 for 4
K.Kartheikl bwb81dbottom 5

iS.Tedufclr TIb Andro Am
R. Singh c Anderson
b Sidebottom 17
V.Laxmaun cPror b Sidbottom 15
M. Dhoni c Bell b Andenrso 0
A.Kum~blelbbsibottom 11
LKhan o~ubtAndnen I
Exras:(b4,lb-,nb-) 15
Total: (allouZt, 772 over) 201


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Wales' Enzo Maccarinelli (L) connects with a punch on New York-based Guyanese Wayne
Braithwaite during their fight in Cardif yesterday, with Maccarinelli retaining his WBO
cruiserweight crown after winning on points. (Yahoo Sport)

.5%enty-tWO nations to, battle
Sfor CFff& Inder-15 football title



By Allan La Rose
tWENTY countries affili-
asted to the Caribbean Foot-

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With 38 knockouts on the
:;ddy fih ws aniiae ph -
tween two big punchers.
But the Swansea man, mak-
ing the third defence of his title,
adopted a patient approach in
a mature performance.
He floored the ex-WBC
champion in the fifth round and
finished well ahead on all three
judges' scorecards.
The 119-108, 118-109 and
120-107 verdicts were testi-
mony to Maccarinelli's domi-
dance, a couple of final-round
scares apart.
Thi 2?,6 ye~a-old swh to k
fights, with 20 KOs, imposed
himself well in the early stages,
working his jab well.
wor rg oni by fellC WlzWsh
sittingaat ring id hu on eclt <
hands in the second round and
unloaded a barrage of blows in
the third, wobbling Braithwaite.
But the New.York-based
Guyanese fighter, nicknamed
'Big Truck' for his own
punching power, retained his
composure despite finding

(Please turn to page 26)

... Guvana

Mexico, will vie for top
honours when the third
edition of the Biemdial Un-
der-15 football tournament
Gets under way in the Twin
Island Republic of T&T
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from today

ball Union (CFU) together
with, specially invited El Sal-
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CONCACAF's top nation, ~

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Sunday Chronicle July 22, 2007

ANGIE DICK John Wayne as the proud sheriff, are lovers who ha re it
ohut din -dong in 'Rio Bravo", one of the best westerns of

unconventional intellectual
Guyanese youths like
My old man could see the
new interest I had in my stud-
ies, it was just like him to want
to lend a hand. He knew I liked
dressing well, and Tutorial's
male uniform was light khaki
trousers, white or cream shirts;
so I cut cream Dacron slacks to
match the brown suede foam-

soled Clarkes my old man
bought me. .
Now that I only attended
classes of mychoice, Ihad sorne
time to hangout at Plaza 1pms
and of course ih the evening.
My old man and old lady had
no problem with that. In fact
later, in 1964, perhaps the most
violent year of raciallsocial
strife in British Guiana's his-
tory, my father who was a Ser-

geant-Major in the local Volun-
teer Force Army had been called
into barracks at Eve Leary and
would only drop in briefly by
jeep at the house in East Street.
One midday he said to me;
'Boy, since you seem to be a
Scaretaker at ~that damn cinema'
get me an advance House ticket
to 'The iVictors' at the 4:30
show',. Later, he stepped from
a jeep outside Plaza and walked
briskly past myself, Poli, Faz'
and Lio lounging on motor-
cycles umder the marquee; but
he did not have his Stengun with
the muzzle dented from one side
to the next, the fifty yard gun
for dangerous mobs he had
taught me about when I had
said; ',But look at the muzzle,
it can't work well!' and he had
replied; 'That's the idea, I have
no intention of shooting anyone.
I: leave that to the British;
Not because I was set
with the Plaza boys, or
dressed like them, meant th~t
SI was fully accepted as part of
the Side as yet. Something
Iwas missing. I knew it, an.
they knew it. What was miss-
ing was some special mo-
Sment, some perfect event or
surprise that would be like a
climax or orgasm which
proved some intimate human
similarity between myself
and the Side's lifestyle. I fas-
cinated them with my odd
mixture of intellectuality and
an exuberant hustler's atti-
tude. Sometimes they noticed
the books I had with me
when I dropped by the cinema
on my way home from the li-
Sbrary or bookstore. Like me,
They loved beautiful fims like
'The Sun Also Rises' about :a
fun loving Bohemian groc p
of friends in Paris and
Madrid, but they had never
read Hemingwvay's nov~l
which I showed to them.
They had seen the film 'L

sire Under The Elms', but not
the play by Eugene O'Neil it
was taken from. Sometimes
they saiw me with a novel that
would become a film which later
opened at Plaza. This was the
case with 'The Stranger ,
Visconti's masterpiece taken
from A~lbert Camus's short
powerful novel 'The Outsider ,
which !hey had seen me with at
least a year before the film's ar-
rived, and Marcello Mastroiani

." .

By i'erence Roberts

becal our new screen idol.
Coming back to the in-
fluer of films on us, espe-
ciall: rtraying pleasure-loving
groul :f people, it came as a
thrill. surprise when Poli, his
broth io, who had the proven
reput on of being ready to
brawl act a moment's notice, Faz,
tall, sim with thick metal rim
glasses over his barely opened
eyeli s, always elegantly
dress in shiny Terylene and
Woo' drain pipes, a white
pleat ti front shirt and white
Italial loafers, also lace, small
and jr ipy, his speech a slunred
slick vIthm of sladg, the gold
buck on his suede boots for-

ever loose and jingling when he
ran up and down the Plaza
stairway...yes, one afternoon
they told me the Western 'The
Magnificent Seven', which had
opened at Plaza, had influenced
their idea of the Plaza Side,
whose members had no time for
stupidnesss' or unsocial
behaviour, a group of guys who
were 'brought up, not dragged
up', Poli added.
Of course they all had
families; fathers, mothers,
brothers, sisters, aunts,
uncles etc. Homes that shifted
often in the city due to
economic pressures. Plaza
was an asset, it was so big
with so many hidden rooms,
you could sleep in over night,
if you were part of the
cinema. We were part of the
cinema because Faz's family
owned the snack bar, which
was a quiet self-enclosed
room beside the ticket booth
at the bottom of the stairs.
This was our 'office' where
we lounged, chatted, and
joked, leaning or sitting ,on
the counter. Small DIH
bottles of Club Soda, Ginger
Ale at our hands reach on a
shelf behind the counter
came in handy later when
those who were angered over
some trivial matter, like a
girlfriend who danced too
close and too long with one of
us at a night club, or the fact
that we dressed too weHl, and
had the pleasure of the
cinema night and day free of
charge to ourselves, all this
was sufficient for angry guys
to appear with violent
latentions outside the cinema
or at the snack bar's door,
where their aggression was
cut short by bottles of club
soda we grabbed, shook and

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was able to focus on subjects
like English, French,
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interested me. The truth was
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Best First Book of Fiction
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Best Book of Poetry
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Best First Book of Poetry
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Best Book of Miction
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Best First Book of Fiction
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Best Book of Poetry
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The award ceremony for the 2006 Guyana
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Best Book of Fiction
wilson Harris Carnival
Best First Book of Fiction
Janice Shinebourne -
Best Book of Poetry
Fred D'Aguiar Mama Dot
Best First Book of Poetry
Marc Matthews
Best Drama
No award

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Best First Book of Fiction
No award

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2942. Apiain umte yea ilntb cetd

Only short-listed candidateswill be contacted.




Applications are invited from suitably
qualified persons for this position.
This individual is responsible for identifying new customers and creating and developing
new niche markets thereby facilitating growth through expansion and domination in the
local market. Delivers long-term customer value and loyalty through effective customer
relationship management.

* Identifies potential customers, recommends wholesale applications and satisfies
the customers needs in accordance with TGl's criteria and requirements.
* Logs and investigates customer complaints and executes follow-up actions in a
timely manner.
* Solicits information on sales trends, market intelligence, product performance
and general trade movements and submits monthly reports.
* Provides support on Market Defense Strategies as required.
* Prepares daily, weekly, monthly customer reports on recommendations, special
initiatives, projects and customer complaints.
* Delivers invoices, collects cheques and follows up on delinquent accounts as

* B.Sc in Management Studies with preference given to persons with a
marketing specialization.
* 3-5 years experience in the related field in a manufacturing environment.
equivalent combination of training and experience.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
* Ownership of a vehicle and a valid Drivers Permit will be an asset.

SAssertive, persuasive and capable of influencing others..
4'Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
* Passionate about delighting our customers.
An ardent team-player who can work effectively with diverse personalities.
a Self-motivated and results driven.

Applications labeled "'Marketing Representative" should be sent to: .
The Plant M~lanager
TCL Guyana Inc. -
GN IC Compound
Lombard Street
Applications close July 31, 2007

Unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged

Page IV

Sunday Chronicle July 22, 2007

From page ~III

Best First Book of Fiction
Raywat Deonandan Sweet
like Salt Water
Best Book of Poetry
John Agard Weblines
Best First Book of Poetry
Maggie Harris Limbolands
Best Drama
Paloma Mohamed Father of
the Man

Best Book of Fiction
No award
Best First Book of Fiction
Ruel Johnson Ariadne &
Other Stories
Best Book of Poetry
Michael Gilkes Jonestown
Best First Book of Poetry
Stanley Greaves Horizons
Best Drama
No award

Best Book of Fiction
(a shared prize in alphabetical
David Dabydeen Our Lady

Fred Do guia Bethany

Best First Book of Fiction
No award
Best Book of Poetry
Ian McDonald Between
Silence and Silence
Best First Book of Poetry
Berkley Semple Lamplight
Best Drama
Paloma Mohamed Nancy

This background data will
form the basis for analysis of
The Prize in subsequent
On several occasions,
Special Awards were given to
individuals and a group for
contribution to literature in
Guyana and the Caribbean. The
Special Awards will be the focus
of a subsequent article on The
But for now, the focus is
on The Prize to be awarded
on August 23, 2007. Each
work on the shortlist has the
potential to be a winner.
Underlining all of this, of
course, Guyanese literature
will be the ultimate winner -
a mandate of The Prize.

Best Book of Fiction
Fred D'Aguiar Dear Future
Best Book of Poetry
Grace Nichols Sunrise
Best First Book of Fiction
Denise Harris Web of Secrets
Best First Book of Poetry
No award
Best Drama
Harold Bascom Makantali

Best Book of Fiction
Pauline Melville The
Ventriloquist's Tale
Best First Book of Fiction
Gokarran Sukdeo The Silver
Best Book of Poetry
John Agard From the Devil's
Best First Book of Poetry
Dennis Craig Near the
Best Drama
Paloma Mohamed Duene

Best Book of Fiction
David Dabydeen A Harlot's

Deal -breaker





The Cooperative Republic of Guyana (GOG) has received financing from the Inter-
American Development Bank (IDB) of US$22.5 Million towards the cost of implementing
the Agricultural Support Services Programme (ASSP). The primary objective of the
Programme is to raise rural incomes by increasing the efficiency.of agricultural production
in the coastal plain of Guyana.

The Govemment of Guyana has established a Programme Executing Unit (PEU) in the
Ministry of Agriculture which is responsible for the implementation of the Programme.

The Ministry of Agriculture invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the
position of Agronomist in the PEU.

The detailed Terms of References (TORs) for the position is available from the office of the
Permanent Secretary, Ministry ofAgriculture, at the address given below, as from July 18,
2007 during normal working hours (8:00 h to 16:00 h, Monday to Friday).

The closing time and date for the receipt of the applications is the close of business at
15:30 hon Friday July 27, 2006.

Applicants are required to submit one (1 ) original and two (2) copies of their applications,
enclosing recent C.V., prepared in sufficient detail for the purpose of evaluation.

Applicants should ensure that their applications have their full address, phone numbers
and e-mail, so that contact with the Applicant may be facilitated.

Permanent Secretary
Ministry ofAgriculture

Guyana Sugar Corporation inc.


A challenging but equally rewarding Position of Agricultural
Engineer awaiting the Qualified individual with the correct
aptitude and leadership qualities to join the Guyana Sugar

The ideal candidate who takes up the challenge of joining this
progressive sugar producing company will be entrusted with
managing bush clearing, land development and road construction
activities. The successful Agricultural Engineer will be
challenged to manage survey teams and to administer civil
engineering contracts in conjunction with external civil engineer.


Degree in agricultural engineering, or civil engineering or agriculture.

More than 5 years management experience in land development.

Broad knowledge of business principles and budget control.

Very good communication skills in all media.

Ability to work closely with Guyanese and expatriate staff at all levels.

Ensuring Company Health & Safety Policy is followed by all staff for ail

Send Application & CV no later than 3rd, August 2007 to:

The Recruitment Officer
Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc.
Ogle Estate, East Coast Demerara
Tel: (592 ) 222 6030-41
Fax: (592) 222 6048

computer e-
mailingp a woman
AI could start an
affair with, I search for
answers. Your explanations
about infidelity are
plausible, reasomible, and
thoughtful, but I still have
questions I would like to
I would like to start by say-
ing I love my wife, but we are
at a crossroads. My wife seems
to have an unknown mental
aversion to sex, something nei_
their of us recognized upon meet-
ing the first time. She saved her-
self for marriage, only to find
she did not care for sex.
We have been and are in
counseling. Our therapist has
tried to give my wife tools and
direction to focus on our sex
life, while telling my wife and
me she is surrprised by my un_
derstanding, support, and pa-
tience. Unfortunately, in seven
years not much has changed,
and I'm looking for a balance
between self and marital pres_
I work with someone who
obviously has issues of her own
with her marriage, and~she intro-
duced the idea of having an af-

work together to raise our chil- woman may get pleasure from
dren, pay our bills, and juggle sex, but her underlying desire is
our finances. So, standing upon still love. If you find a woman
the precipice of infidelity, I'm who wants only sex, you will
asking for advice. I'm beyond get a woman who has been al-
asking my wife and our thera- tered or damaged in some way.
pist for help because the result If you find a woman you have
is the same. great chemistry with, you will
think you love her and want to
DON be with her.
The idea of saving yourself
Don, a fulfilling, active sex for marriage goes hand in hand
life is not something you can with the idea sex is for procre-
purchase at Wal-Mart. You ation, not pleasure. Perhaps
think your wife is standing be- your wife is the way she is be-
tween you and a given. It is cause of religious conditioning.
not a given. You have a mental Possibly she is one of those
picture of what things will be women who are nonorgasmic.
like, but having an affair could Since she is not excited about
change your life in ways you sex, it is a gruesome event.
cannot imagine. We don't knrow what her
You want a great sex life issue is, but we do knrow she
with someone who wants sex, shook her head no. Tluit's
but the woman who suggested her answer. The body
an affair has more on her mind doesn't go along with lies
than a roll in the hay. She wants coming from the mouth. It
out of her marriage and a new boils down to this. You have
man. Women don't give away to decide what yes want: wife
sex for free. and kids, or the risks that
A young girl having sex come from going outside
isn't getting anything out of it your marriage.
except to say, "He's my boy-
firiend, he loves me." Amature WAYNE&TAMARA

fair. I'm not one to complain
about my wife openly, nor did
I confide in this woman, prior
to her offer, about my own
marital problems. It simply was
based upon a mutual uncon-
scious attraction, as best as I
can tell.
Prior to having anyone in
mind, I once asked my wife if
she would allow me to have an

affair. While crying and shaking
her head no, she told me that I
could. I am old enough to
know I am reaching middle age
where I will be more interested
in planning my retirement than
becoming the table-dancing,
lampshade-on-the-head guy at
the next wild party. I do not
want to go into those years
without a fulfilling, active sex

My wife is the kindest,
warmest, most caring human be-
ing Iknow. She would do any-
thing for anyone, but she is
greatly struggling with what her
husband wants and needs. We


Agricultural Engineer

FoIreign E.\CI~IIChng Market[ Act ivities --
7 t Summa, ryludicators
FIriday, July l3, 2007 Thur~slay;,.July: l9, 2007

E X C H A n I .Selli n~g R ate
Bank of Baroda 200(.00( 2(00,00 206(.00 20600 0
B tank of Nova Scotia 195.0 () 198.0 0.00 206.u00
Citizens Bank 192.00) 199).00 203.0)0 204.25
D~emleraa Bank~ 197.0)0 19.0 202.00) 20)3.00
GBTI 196. 19197.00 204.001 20)5.00
RBCIl., 150 20.0 202.00 206G.00
Bank Avcrage~ 1 95. 83 198.83 ,703.83 2'05. 04

N~ionbank Cambios Av. (5 largest) 2001.00) 1 203.24 -

BoGi Weighted Average F.xchange Rate: USS1.00O = G$203.50

B. Canadiian Dollar
Banrk A e,~rage 159. 50 16j7.83 178.50 181.67
C. Pound Sterling

Banrk Ave~rage 34i. 67 36'7.33 390.~33 395i.67

SD. Euro

Bank Aver~rage 2'39. 50 256.201 266i 75 27.3.00
SE. el el~ld C'arirnml Ex~chanlge F e Offered G 16C. Prime Rare
Rate for T'hu.., July 12, 2007
TTS l= GS 28.80,
Bdos5 = GS 9)2.16 6 months 5.386j00%1 US 8.25%
JS- = G 4.45 1 year 5 .416i25%/ Guyana (wgt.) 13.99%
ECS- =OS 67.80
BelizeS- = 5 4.64
Source: International Dep~artment, Bank. of Guyanl.



Linden Workshop Participants Declare
Crime Prevention is Everybody's Responsibility

"Responsibility for Crime and violence prevention begins with the indiviidual" was the
theme coming from a 5-day Crime and Social Responsibility workshop held in Linden
under the auspices of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Facilitated by Community
Engagement Adviser, Dr. Janice Jackson, the workshop attracted approximately 20
persons from several wards in Lindert who were interested in acquiring skills to
become proactive in the prevention of violence and crime within the household, the
community and the wider society. The workshop was held between June 26 and July
12, 2007 at the Linmine Constabulary Hall.

This community sensitization workshop was designed to strengthen the capacity of
community members to conduct a conceptual assessment of their community with
respect to its level of functioning and the incidence of crime and violence. It entailed
examination by each participant of his/her role and function within the household and
community, the mapping of four geographic locations in Linden, highlighting key
resources and analyzing strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the
community as well as problems and possible solutions.

Each participant prepared a plan for action at the personal, household and community
levels and is expected to report on their results within six weeks. These results will be
instrumental in guiding the development of further interventions in the region.

An important component of the Ministry's crime prevention strategy is the involvement
of communities, which are increasingly viewed as a critical avenue for crime
reduction.The Honourable Minister of Home Affairs. Clement Rohee, has continually
committed his Ministry to playing an active role in establishing strong partnerships
with community stakeholders so that the citizens of Guyana could live and work in
safer communities.

In his concluding remarks, the representative from the Ministry of Home Affairs
highlighted the importance of community participation in the design of a broad-based
crime prevention strategy, stating that such an approach maximizes resource use.
The participants recognized their role as voluntary community change agental and
pledged their continued involvement to make their community a safer place to live.



From page II
dispatched at their feet before they were kicked and
punched and the brawl spilled from beneath the
marquee out into Camp Street, stopping traffic, before
the 'Bongo' van with the Police Squad dashed to the
scene with sirens wailing, and we vanished into the
cinema's secret rooms.
So that was around 1964, the most racial and politically I Ei
violent year in Guyana's history, when on the East and West I
Coast families were slaughtered night and day, launches were
blown up, and in Georgetown Molotov cocktails were
thrown into businesses and homes, even cinemas. The owner W I f
and management of Plaza, Mr. Teluchsingh, apparently a.
Trnmdadian, took a stand with film programs that quietly
stood out among the city's cinemas; films like, the 'The Vic-
tors', a masterpiece with a row of beautiful, sexy,-European
actresses like, Romy Schneider, Elke Sommer, and actors like
George Peppard and Eli Wallach, a film about lonely and sad
Allied Soldiers who find affection with lonely loveless women
mn bombed out Berlin at the end of World War II; films likethB..VunerFcete
'Love Is AMany Splendored Thing', which was brought back writer's father, in barracks at
for its topic about a discouraged interracial love affair. We Tacama on the Berbice River in
tried to show 'Safari' with Victor Mature and Janet Leigh, the early 60's.
but the censors banned it at the last minute because its anti-
colonial violence came too close to real events occurring in British Guiana that year.
Once we even went into Plaza's private film vaults, which today still stand derelict under
the marquee, and found in perfect condition one of Audie Murphy's best Westerns 'Gunsmoke',
about two friends who refuse to become enemies manipulated by wealthy powers. The film
was a close paradigm of the racial division between the two major political leaders in Guyana.
Plaza's position was simple; violent radial strife affecting the nation would be neutralized on
its screen. Maybe that was why the afternoon someone exploded a bomb in Plaza's washroom
across from the snack bar (damage was done but no one was hurt) was the very day our film
program showed the rare Western 'Reprisal', a most popular film about the persecution of a
half-breed cowboy, played wel by Gay Madison, in a racist frontier town. Plaza made itself
into a reserve of common sense aml civilized influence amidst the nation's mayhem, and the
Plaza Side backed up the cinema, anysime.

Applications are invited from Trained Gradua te Teachers to fill the vacancies
in the following Departments:
Physics -2
English -2
Spanish -- 2
French 1
Allied Arts -1
Information Technology-1
Lab Technician -1
H.O.D (Science)- 1
H.O.D (Allied Arts) -
H.O.D (Modern Language) -1
H.O.D (Industrial Arts) -1
Application and resume along wzith~ two (2) references (per application)
must be addressed to:

The Chairman
Queen's College Board of Governors
Thru' the Principal
Queen's College
Camp &r Thomas Roads
Salaries commensurate with experience.
The closing date for the receipt of application is Friday, 3rd August, 2007
at 15:30h (3:30pm)

Page VL -





The Government of Guyana (GOG) has concluded a Loan Contract No. 1551-SY/GY
(US$29.5 million) with the Inter-American Development Bailk (IDB). Part of the proceeds
of this Loan will be applied to the financing of the implementation of the Fiscal and Financial
Management Prog ram. The F FM P consists of three sub-components namely:
(i) Tax Policy and Administration;
(ii) Public Sector- Financial Management; and
(iii) Fiscal and Fiduciary Oversight
The overriding aim of the FFMP is to build effective and sustainable executive and
oversight capacities in the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), the Ministry of Finance
(MOF), the National Assembly [Economic Services Committee (ESC) and Public Accounts
Committees (PAC) and the Public Procurement Commission (PPC). To this end the MOF
is required to establish and staff a Program Coordination Unit (PCU) which in turn is
required to establish and staff the PEU at the Guyana Revenue Authority and National
The PCU hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of
Confidential Secretary/Administrative Assista nt atthe PEU, National Assembly

1. Appropriate professional/academic certification (e.g. five subjects CXC, English
Language at Grade 1 or 11 ,Advanced typewriting, Diploma in Administration etc.)
2. Computer literacy and good dexterity in the use of modern office equipment
3. Willingness" to work long hours to meet tight deadlines and capacity to handle
multiple tasks
4. M minimum th ree years experience in similar positions
Detai led Terms of Reference for the post referred to above may be obtained from:
The Admi nistrative Assistant
Fiscal and Financial Management Program
Ministry of Finance
Main & Urquhart Streets, Georgetown.
Telephone: 225-0742/227-3998
Email: ocuffmD~abbay~com
The closing date for all applications is Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Cooperative Republic of Guyana
Ministry of Tourism, inclustry & Commerce
229 South Road, Lacytown, Georgetown
1. The Ministry of Tourism. Industry & Commerce invites sealed bids from eligible and
qualified biddersfor the supply and deliveryof the following:
One (1)260/208 KVA/KW Generator Set, 683A/127/220 V, 3 Phase 60 Htz 235/
188 Prime @ 60Hz.
2. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB)
procedures, specified in the Procurement Act 2003, and is open to all bidders in Guyana.
3. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information, clarification, examine and
uplift bid documents from Mr. R. Ganesh, Ministry of Tourism, Industry & Commerce,
229 South Road, Lacytown, Georgetown from Monday thru Thursday 9h to 16.30h
and Friday~h to 15.30h.
4. Qualifications requirements include:
(1) Documentary evidence of being currently in the business of supplying Generator Set,
and with at least three (3) or more years experience. (2) After sales service is
required, (3) Manufacturers Warranty, one -year warranty, (4) Valid NIS and GRA
5. A complete set of Bidding Documents for the supply of a 260 / 208 KVA / KW
Generator Set to Ministry of Tourism, Industry &Commerce, 229 South Road,
Lacytown, Georgetown may be uplifted by interested biddersupon paymentof a
non-refundable fee of $5,000.00 (G$). The Bidding Documents should be deposited in
the tender box at the following address: Chairman, National Board of
Procurement and Tender Administration, Ministry of Finance, Main and
Urquhart Streets, Georgetown. The upper left -hand corner should bear the project
6. Bids must be delivered to the address stated above at or before 9h on August 7, 2007.
Electronic bidding ;;shall not" be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened
physically in the presence of the bidders' representatives who choose to attend in person
at 9h on August 7; 2007.
7. AII bids must be accompanied by a "'Bid Security" of one hundred and ten thousand
dollars G$110. 000. 00
8. The Ministry of Tourism, Industry & Commerce reserves the right to reject any
or all the Tenders without assigning reasons.
Willet Hamilton
Permanent Secretary

heD wtitAdis.*

erly used. An electric toothbrush may, however, be the best choice
if you have dexterity problems or a physical disability.
Proper brushing usually takes about three to four minutes. It
depends on the clinical conditions in the mouth and the patient's
dexterity in using the brush. Most people reach an ideal time spent
on brushing through trial and error. You can check how well you
have done by using a disclosing solution. This is a dye that stains
any areas where plaque has been left after brushing. Plaque dis-
closing tablets can be found in the dental practices of most respect-
able dentists. The time you spend brushing can be increased if
there seem to be areas you are missing.
There are several accepted methods for brushing teeth. You need
to consult your dentist to determine which method is best for you.
One effective method is as follows: To brush the outer surfaces of
the teeth, place the brush at a 45-degree angle to the gums. Then
gntly move the brs bac st db hoh ll short stronkdest n longest
without injuring them. Still using the short scrubbing motion, con-
centrate on the inside surfaces of the teeth. This is where most
neglect has been shown to occur. Use the 'toe' of the brush to clean
the inner front tooth surfaces. Complete your brushing by using
short back-and-forth strokes on the chewing surfaces of the teeth.
Make sure you do not miss any teeth or tooth surfaces.
One hint: Brush your tongue. Really! Brushing the tongue
cleans off oral microorganisms that contribute to bad breath. Some
periodontists even suggest that you brush the inside of your cheeks.
Doethis gently, of course.a The w oe idea is to minimize or elimi-
Regardless of the method you use, a systematic sequence
tfbhrushing isi Itways recommended. Busehing differ nt areas
increase brushing effectiveness. Cleaning is optimized by us-
ing multiple and overlapping strokes. Pay special attention to
those areas most frequently missed when brushing the most
posterior (back) molar in all of the arches, the canines (bicus-
pids), and the facial (surface on the cheek side of the tooth)
aspects of the lower anterior (front) teeth. Be careful to brush
correctly or you can cause the teeth to wear away (which may
cause them to become sensitive). Remember, the effective con-
trol of dental plaque is the secret to good oral health.

To be successful, good oral hygiene has to be prac
gins at your own bathroom, where you brush and
Tfloss thoroughly each day. Brushing not only re-
moves plaque, but also massages the gingival (gums). The
effectiveness of any preventive program is measured by the
patient's level of compliance and their ability to manipulate
the toothbrush, floss, etc. correctly.
You probably have been told to brush after every meal, and
whenever possible, after every snack. This is still ideal. You should
comply with this suggestion, particularly if your teeth are prone
to decay or of you have periodontal disease. In some cases, how-
ever, differing recommendations are warranted. For example, the
Rule of Thoroughness remains the key to oral health. That Rule
states that tthe teota time spent claig the rnouehd uring uves F24

example. if a person has 20 teeth he/she should spend at least 20
min trse tod os Te icluflosa prs n's diet, overall oral health
and susceptibility to oral disease, and the presence of physical con-
ditions such as decreased saliva flow. Most studies indicate that
early morning brushing is universally indicated because the body's
natural plaque fighters are less active during sleep, so plaque accu-
mulates more quickly. For the same reason it is advisable to brush
and floss before retiring to reduce the number of bacteria in and
around the teeth during this time of lessened natural defense,
Buying a toothbrush can be confusing as deciding on a pair of
new shoes. The variety of shapes and sizes staggers the imagina-

tion. Brushes are divided into two categories manual and pow-
ered. Manual brushes come in every color and size, and have bristles
that are rippled, trimmed to a dome shape, and available in several
neon colors. You can get brushes with handles that have a non-slip
grip and a flexible neck that enables it to bend as you brush. There
are even brushes on the market with handles that are activated by
heat from the user's hand to change colors.
I believe that the best toothbrush is one that the patient will
use as long as a toothbrush has soft, round ended bristles and re-
moves plaque. The handle of a toothbrush does not decide how
effective it is. The size and choice of style of brush is determined
not only by the size of the patient's mouth but also by the patient's
age and manual dexterity.
Sonic and ultrasonic toothbrushes, which have been re-
cntlhy introduced on ahe market,a are clasrsife sh kanu
quencies. This makes these brushes very effective for remov-
ing plaque and stais St nedrd smas hi buhu n get nus
able batteries. The Sonicare toothbrush is available with a two-
minute timer. This is a particularly nice feature for those who
have a tendency to rush, because it encourages you to con-
tinue brushing until the time stops.
Power toothbrushes usually have a small brush head. Even
though this limits the number of teeth the brush covers at any one
time in any area, the design .allows the user increased access to
less accessible areas. No one has ever proven that electric tooth-
brushes clean teeth better than conventional brushes when prop-



h gen

Evidence of co-accused used to

COnvict other accused in fraud trial

__I I

Yil;lUUe By GeorgBarclay



The Guyana Rice Development Board is once again
awarding Bursaries to the children of employees, rice
farmers and rice millers who have been successful at
the recent National Grade Six Assessment
Examination 2007-2008.

Eachi Bursary Award will be for five years and will
depend on successful completion of each consecutive

To be eligible, students must have received a
minimum of 550 marks.

Interested persons can contact the Administrative
Manager, the Regional Rice Extension Officers of the
Guyana Rice Development Board or the District Rice
Extension Officers in their respective regions for fu rather
information and application forms on or before August
10, 2007.

Applications received after this date wiill not be



The U.S. Embassy is offering an Executive single storey house
situated at Lot 1 7Lamaha Street in the City of Georgetown on a large

Viewing (Open house) will be on July 27, 2007 and July 28, 2007,
between the hours of 8:30 am and 3 pm.

BIDS shall be placed in plain envelope marked BID FOR
PROPERTY and shlall be deposited in the Bid Box located at the Duke
Street. Visa entrance of the U.S. Embassy.

Closing Date for Bids is August 15i, 200Tat 3 pm.

Page VIlII

Suanlay C~hronicle July 22, 2007

IN 1954, a Berbice
uhleped byj th
Trial judge, used
the evidence-of co-
accused Balgobin to
convict fellow accused
Jairam Gopaul, a Field
Clerk of Rose Hall
Estate, Canje, Berbice,
of falsification of

to jal Ipp deedthe~e cnito
and sentence on the ground that

juyon sahe pM oprd use nh
unsworn testimony of one ac-
cused against the other

con Illued awn on~l pus~t
Fredenck Malcolm Boland and
Justices of Appeal Kenneth
Stoby and Roland Phillips. al-
lowed the appeal and set aside
the conviction and sentence.
Among other things, the
Appellate Court found that the
trial judge was guilty of non-di-
rection, which was tantamount
to a misdirection of the jury.
The appellant Gopaul was
charged with falsification of ac-
At the trial, a man named
Balgobin was charged jointly
with him of aiding and abetting
the commission of the offence.
Balgobin was acquitted by the
At the close of the case for
the prosecution, Balgobin
elected to give unsworn evi

dence from the dock. His evi-
denceiem lcae dge ap Hla d

the jury that anything said by
one acue nthabvncecol
against the other, and if said mn
his presence, was evidence only
if by words or conduct he
adopted it. He did not direct
the jury that Balgob~in's un-
sworn evidence was not evi-
dence against the appellant.
taThe Appellatn Court held
the judge to tell the jury that
the obr vnoetnteoaconsi ar
the appellant was a misdirec-
tion, and as it could not be cer-

ta y, culd dse toe fuen to
the judge to give them the
proper direction mnevitably
would have come to the same
conclusion, 'this was not a case
for invoking the proviso to sec-
tion 6 of the Criminal Appeal
Ordinance'. In that case, a re-
trial was not ordered-
Appeal was allowed and
Conviction quashed.
The Chief Justice who
delivered the judgment noted
the appellant was convicted at
the Berbice Criminal As-
sizes. The falsification al-
leged by the Crown was that
the-appellant had entered in
a book kept by him the name
of one Balgobin as having
worked, whereas he knew
that Balgobin had not worked-
Appellant's defence was

that the overseer or headman had
instructed him to enter
Balgobin's name and he was un-
aware whether he had worked
or not.
Balgobin, who was charged

by which a labourer is paid f~or
two weeks without working),
and the appellant promised to
"fix it up." Balgobin wa's not
entitled to "holidays with pay".
Continuing his judgment,

is known as a Time Book and
when labourers were taken on
it was his duty to write down
their names in his Time Book
as they were called out by a
foreman or some field clerk.

he was represented there as
being entitled to the sum of
The system obtaining at the
Rose Hall Estate is that entries
in the Time Book kept by the
appellant are entered by another
employee in a book that is
called a Pay List.
It is the duty of the appel-
lant to give to Richieram
Beharry, the employee who
keeps the Pay List, the informa-
tion that is necessary for the en-
try in the Pay List, and there it
appears that Balgobin did draw
the sum of $13.10 for that
It ought to be explained,
Boland said, that laborers,
when they present themselves
for work each day, have their
names called out ', as I say,
by a foreman and have their
work allotted to them. Later
on it is the duty of the
foreman or somebody else to
inform the appellant, for
entry in his Time Book, of

Please see page XI

with aiding and abetting, in his
own defence, gave an unsworn
statement from the dock that he
told the appellant he had not
worked but was entitled to
"holidays with pay", a system

Justice Boland noted that the
only ground of appeal which
merits the consideration of the
Court is one based on the sub-
mission that a statement given
by the co-accused Balgobin a
statement made from the dock
on his election not to go into the
witness box and give evidence
-was allowed to go to the jury
without a warning from the
judge that it was not to be taken
as affecting Jairam Gopaul, the
The facts disclosed at the
jury trial were that Jairam
Gopaul, the appellant, was em-
ployed as a field clerk at Plan-
tation Rose Hall. He kept what

Balgobin a
at the material timae- that is, dur-
ing the week between the 25th
day of June and the first day
of July- was a person who used
to be employed on the estate
working on a tractor.
The case for the Crown
was that Balgobin did no
work during that week, and
in the Time Book, which was
kept by the appellant, his
name appeared as having
done some work from the
25th and succeeding days un-
til the end of the week, and
when one made an addition
of the sums for which he was
entitled to for work each day,


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Page IX

From page VIII

the hours that these people
had in fact worked.
The case for the Crown is
that Balgobin did not work and
that this week's entries in the
Time Book made by the appel-
lant were false and they were
knowingly false, and that in
making those entries he had the
intention to defraud.
The Crown was asking the
jury to say that in the Time
Book where Balgobin was en-
tered as having worked, there
were erasures and the jury were
asked to accept that those era-
sures showed that the names of
a man called Manbodh, in one
instance, Kenneth Lord in an-
other instance, and another per-
son in the third instance, had
been erased, and that it does
seem strange that in the Pay List
these three persons have their
names appearing as 'persons
entitled to receive money for
work done during that week.
Those three men, according to
Justice Boland, gave evidence
that they had actually received
money as payment for their
work during that particular
Referring to the defence

case. the judgment pointed out
that the appellant's defence at
the trial as revealed by cross-
examination, and in a statement
given by him to the police
which was put in evidence, and
a statement made by him from
the dock which he gave on his

said that, but at any rate that was
put forward in cross-examination
that it was not at all an unnatural
thing that a person making entries
like that in lead pencil would have
cause to erase names when names
are called out by the foreman and
then changed.
"He maintained in effect
that if these entries were
false, if this man Balgobin
had not worked he was not
aware that these entries were
false; his duty was simply to
take down the names as
given to him by the foreman
and he was under no obliga-
dion at all to go around and
inspect the work and to see
that the various people whose
names he had entered were
at work
"So far as that latter submis-
sion was concerned, there was
some evidence given that during
this particular week he was there
and must have seen whether they
were working or not.
"At any rate, the whole
burden of his evidence was 'I
know nothing about it. I sim-
ply had to write down what
was called out and I passed on
what I had in my book to the
man who was keeping the Pay
List'. "I think there was also a

report made by some other per-
son in authority but I do not
think for the purpose of this
case that report is of any im-
"Balgobin had given a state-
ment to the police and in that
'statement he stated that some
time before the pay day he had
been making representations
that he was entitled to holiday
with pay; that he had actually
seen Richieram Beharry and he
was told that he was not en-
titled to it as he had not got the
required number of days. .
"That is what Balgobin
says. He asked the appellant to
see about it for him and the ap-
pellant told him he would fix it
up; and in the dock he said that
he was present on pay day and
received his money without any
knowledge that it was a fraud",
Chief Justice Boland had said.
The Appellate Court al-
lowed the appeal of Jairam
Gopaunl and set aside the con-
viction and sentence.



election not to go into the wit-
ness box and give evidence on
oath, was that he did make the
entries in this Time Book as
they appeared there.
He did not admit that there
were erasures, Justice Boland said,
and added, "I am not sure that he

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By~ Steve Gorman
(Reuters) A month
after he abruptly
disappeared from TV
screens, Tony Soprano
was back to grab a piece
of the Emmy action on
Thursday as HBO's
mob drama led the field
of network series
nominated for U.S.
television's highest
"The Sopranos," which
ended its six-season run in June
with its famously ambiguous
blackout, claimed 15 nomina-
tions and will pit Tony's
grizzled gangsters against the
young superhumans of NBC's
newly arrived "Heroes" in the
marquee Emmy race for best
"Heroes" spearheaded a
pack of newer, young-skewing
shows that broke into the
Emmy derby, mostly among
comedies where freshman
programs "Ugly Betty" and
"30 Rock" and HBO's hip
Hollywood ~satire "Entou-
rage" also gained best-series
"Ugly Betty," ABC's show
about a perky but homely of-

fice assistant at a high-fashion
magazine, earned 11 nods, the
most fo~r a comedy this year, in-
cluding one for best comedy se-
cls"There's a lot of' fresh farces
this year, and that's especially
true in the new comedy series,"
said Dick Askin, president of
the Academy of Television Arts
and Sciences, which presents
the Emmys.
But "Sopranos," which
won for best drama in 2004,
was the clear sentimental
favour~ite. Some pundits say the
mob saga is a shoo-in to win
thanks largely to the media hype
over its finale and the huge de-
bate about its fill-in-the-blank
If that prediction proves
true, the show widely hailed
by critics as American
television's greatest dramatic
series of all-time would make
Emmy history as the first to
win the top prize after end-
ing its prime-time run.
James Gandolfini was nomi-
nated again as best actor for his
role as conflicted New Jersey
mob boss Tony Soprano, and
Edie Falco earned another best
actress nod for playing his long-
suffering wife, Carmela. Each
has won three times before.
"Sopranos" creator and ex-
ecutive producer David Chase
received two nominations for his

Rounding out the best
drama contenders are two medi-
cal shows nominated last year
- ABC's "Grey's Anatomy"
and Fox's "House" as well
as ABC courtroom hour "Bos-
ton Izgal."
.Workplace shows domi-

nated the best comedy nomi-
nees with last year's winner,
"The Office," joining fellow
NBC sitcom "30 Rock" and
ABC's "Ugly Betty." Bawdy
CBS hit "Tw~o and a Half Men"
and "Entourage" completed the
'lhe Emmy recognition was
especially welcome for "30
Rock,~" a critically praised sat-

ire of network television that
struggled in its first season to
build anaudience.
Tina Fey, who stars as the
beleaguered head writer of a
TV variety show, was nomi-
nated as best actress. Co-star
Alec 'Baldwin, embarrassed
this year after a tirade at his

Please see page XI




grabs big piece of

Emmy action

/ ExtaSIMMra~ldiM

From page X
real-life daughter, earned a nomination for playing Fey's
venal boss.
The.most nominated programmes overall were westerns in the
mini-series and TV movie group. HBO's "Bury My Heart at
Wounded Knee" was No. 1 with 17 bids including best TV movie,
followed by AMC's "Broken Trail" with 16, among them best mini-
One surprise omission from this year's Emmy race was the ac-
claimed NBC football drama "Friday Night Lights," which was a
leading critics' choice for best drama.
Last year's big drama winner, Fox espionage thriller "24," also
was shut out of the top drama category, although star Kiefer
Sutherland was nominated as best actor.
While Gandolfini continued to bask in.Emmy glory for
playing a gangster, academy voters apparently drew the line
at nominating actors who portray serial killers with a snub of
critical darling Michael C. Hall for Showtime's "LDexter."
Other notable lead-acting nominations went to "Ugly Betty"
star America Ferrera, British performers Hugh Laurie for "House"
and Minnie Driver for FX's "The Riches," comic favorite Steve
Carell for "The Office" and H~ollywood veteran Sally Field for ABC
drama "13rotliers & Sisters."
Three other lead-acting winners from last year also are back --
"Seinfeld" aluma Julia Louis-Dreyfus for "The New Adventures
of Old Christirne" on CBS, I ariska Hargitay from NBC's "Law &
Order: Special Victims Unit," and three-time chanipion Tony
Shalhoub for "Monk" on the USA Network.
The 59th annual Prime-time Emmy Awards will be broad-
cast live from Los Angeles on September 16.

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Page XI

gated the relationship further
and determined if exposure to
second-hand smoke might also
influence the timing of meno-
The researchers found
that nearly 10 percent of the
women went through menco-
pause before age 45. About 25
percent were current smok-
ers, 28.7 pierent were ex-
smokers and 35.2 percent re-
ported current passive expo-
sure to smoke.
As mentioned, the current
smokers were 59 percent
more likely to have reached
menopause before age 45,
while early menopause was
nearly twice as common
among the women who
smoked the most.
But women who had quit
smoking at least a decade be-
fore menopause were 87 per-
cent less likely than their

peers who currently smoked
to have gone through meno-
pause early.
Compared with married
women, widows were also at
increased risk of early meno-
pause, as were women who
said they wer-e in poor health.
More educatedl women were
less likely to go into meno-
pause early, but they were
also less likely to be smok-
High social participation
also cut early menopause risk.
The researchers found no link
between coffee or alcohol con-
sumption or passive exposure
to smoke and early menopause
"The earlier a woman
stops smoking," 10ikkelsen
and her team conclude,
"the more protection she
derives with respect to an
early onset of menopause."

NEW YORK (Reuters
Health) Women who smoke
are more likely to begin
menopause before the age of
45 years, which puts them at
increased risk of osteoporosis
and heart disease, Norwe-
gian researchers report.
Among a group of 2,123
women 59 to 60 years old,
those who currently smoked
were 59 percent more likely
than non-smokers to have un-

dergone early menopause, Dr.
Thea F. Mikkelsen of the
University of Oslo and her
colleagues found. For the
heaviest smokers, the risk of
early menopause was nearly
However, women who
were smokers, but quit at least
10 years before menopause,
were substantially less likely
than current smokers to have
stopped menstruating before

age 45.
There is evidence that
smoking later in life makes a
woman more likely to have
early menopause, while smok-

ers wl~o quit before middle age
may not be affected,
Mikkelsen and her team note
in the online journal BMC
Public Health. They investi-


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governed by a Board of Direc-
tors elected bi-annually at the
Annual General Members Meet-
ing, in accordance with its Con-
The AEA was awarded a
National Honour, a Medal of
Service (MS) in 1998.
Ms David, who joined AEA
mn 1999 as a Program Officer,
disclosed that a memorable ac-
complishment of the AEA was
the establishment of a branch in
the Rupununi, and the success-
ful training of tutors to teach
Wapishana the language of the

... I
Mils Lucinda Tracey longest serving member of staff and
A~ssstantProgram Officer of the AEA.

GRADUATING class of the Rupununi Branch of the AEA- a significant milestone for the AEA.

Ms PEtricia David Executive Director of the AEA.

iconlnucs t~ uppo~ lrt the EA In
the form of an annual subvention
and with the provision of school
buildings for use after hours,
David disclosed..
Mr Profitt, David said, man-
aged the AEA with fervour and
enthusiasm .
As Executive Director, he
saw the establishment of centres
and branches in urban, rural,
niverrain and hinterland areas, in-
cluding Bartica.
Thousands of youths and
adults have benefited and are
benefiting from training in lit-

trcd Incl~lud icmlpuI1t e 1r ineaq
programs, academic subjects,
particularly remedial training in
mathematics and English, pre-
vocational courses, professional
courses and women outreach
David said that the AEA has
at its disposal a large bank of
volunteers for any kind of train-
ing that any one or any organi-
zation may need
During the Profitt era, the
AEA was registered as a corpo-
rate, not-for-profit, non-Govern-
ment and independent entity

This course, held in 2002,
had been funded by the Institute
of Linguistics of the United
States of America and had been
executed by Missionaries Ms
Beverly Dawson, Ms Fran
Tracey, Ms Carlotta Ruth, and
Adrian Gomes.
T'he establishment of a
branch in Berbice, with forty
four sub-centres and counting
has been another milestone and
major achievement.
The AEA is also involved in
collaborative ventures with sev-

Ms Davis admitted that it
was a low key program for the
occasion, but attributed this to
inadequate funds.
"The AEA has traditionally
been very lenient with students.
Some of them owe a lot of
money in fees, but we prefer to
have them continue to attend
classes rather than drop out for
this reason," she said.
She added that there have
been occasions when students
would turn up a year or two
years after to pay up tuition
The current AEA Executive

Hans Barrow MS Vice Presi-
dent; MsPa~tniciauDavid, Gnera

Scott, Bursar/Treasurer; Mr
Wilfred Gomes, Programmes Of-

ordin ator (Ag); Brbice Branh

and Mr mMihael Brown, Ex-Of-

Ms David, who has been in-
volved in education for the past
forty six, years said that young
school leavers comprise a grow-
ing number of persons who have
been requesting the service of the
AEA in recent years.
The main venue for remedial
classes in Georgetown is the
Court Lily Building at Camp and
New Market Streets,
Georgetown, with one 140 stu-
dents on roll.
The AEA has also set up re-
medial classes in Malgre Tout,
West Bank Demerara; and at
New Amsterdam, and No.68 vil-
lages in East Berbice.
"Requests from parents and
guardians for remedial classes for
out of school children, have been
growing at a rapid rate, and we
are out of space," she said.
Ms David said that the AEA
could have gotten their own
building with assistance from
SIMAP but had failed because
oflack of ownership of land.
"If we can get a piece of
land, ebbe by donation or by
parthee, we can do the rest.
What we badly need in our50th
year is our own real estate, so
that we can efFectively put into
use the twenty six odd years
of experience in remedial edu-
cation that we can boast of, in
order to help teenagers and
young adults who want a sec-
ond chance,"she said.

1957 to 2004 -
Newton Louis Fitzherbert
Profitt, born June 9, 1916, died
on April 8, 2006.
Touching on the early days
of the AEA, Ms David disclosed
that it was in 1957 that Mr
Profitt, a trained teacher with a
profound interest in adult edu-
cation joined with six other
prominent citizens to establish
the association.
The six others were Sir
Frank McDavid, Colonial Trea-

By Clifford Stanley

the Adult

Association(AEA) of
Guyana Inc., MS, are
currently celebrating
their golden jubilee
with pride in the
contributions of the

A tlop en ooar nd
vears and hunger for
their own facilities to

growig demnd for th:

"Our dream is to have our
own complex," Ms Patricia
Daid, EecutiveDeirectr si

50th year of service.

hec and private sector agencies,

aevin sto aend to unding d
mands for remedial education
for early school leavers.
"Meeting the needs of out of
school youths has become our
main activity in recent years, and
the demand is so great that we
are running out of accommoda-
tion," she said.
During an interview last
week on the occasion of the 50th
year of service, the Executive
Director confirmed that for her-
self and all workers and volun-
teers of the AEA, the work
comes from the heart.
"~This is a labour of love. It
is not about money. If it were
about money many of us who
have served over the years
would have been long gone."
Veteran staffer Ms Lucmnda
Tracey said that she had joined
the staff of AEA in the eighties
as a secretary and had stayed
there for two decades arid a half
simply because of the satisfac-
tion she gets from helping
people, particularly young
people, in their personal devel-
Ms David expressed grati-
tude to the thousands of volun-
teers and semi-volunteers who
have been the main resource per-
sons for perpetuating the work
of the AEA over the years.
Both staffers said that they
had received their inspiration
from founder member of the As-
sociation Mr Newton L F
Profitt, AA, who served from

surer of then British Guiana; Mr
Adolph Thompson, Resident
Tutor of the University College
of the West Indies; Mr John
Gale, a British Council Repre-
sentative; Bishop Lester Guilly
of the Roman Catholic Church;
and Mr Vincent McAlman of
the British Guiana Trades
Unions Council.
The seven men established
the AEA in April 1957 and the
first classes were held in August
of the same year.
The initial program was a
series of monthly lectures called
the Harold Stannard lectures .
This approach gradually
changed to include programs to
prepare adults for the General
Certificate of Education (GCE)
Mr Profitt's six colleagues
eventually either migrated or
died, leaving him as the only re-
maining founder member of the
In 1971, the Minister of
Education, Shirley Field-Ridley,
agreed that the AEA should op~
erate in partnership with the for-
mal education system.
The Government of the day
provided financial assistance and
Mr Profitt was employed full
time with the AEA, with re-
sponsibilities for its daily activi-

The present Government

eracy, academic subjects, and
technical and vocational skills in
several regions across Guyana.
The AEA says that generally,
notwithstanding thie economic
stringencies in the late 1970s and
early 1980s, close to two hun-
dred thousand persons complete
its programs successfully every
year .
The beneficiaries have in-
cluded members of the Joint Ser-
vices, workers in public and pri
vate sector agencies and persons
serymng prison terms.
The training programs of-

",Bgs ii l

eral organizations, including the
Young Women's Christian Asso-
ciation (YWCA) and the Road-
side Baptist Church Skills Train-
ing Centre at No. 68 Village
Core:ntyne which, Ms David
said, has sub-centres in villages
between Black Bush Polder and
The Association has in re-
cent times received support
from Partners in Rural Devel-
opment through the Building
Community C~apacityi Project
(BCCIP) the Canadian ]Execu-
tive Service Organaisation, the
Canadian International D~e-
velopment Agency (CIDA)the
American Peace Corps ,VSOs
from UK, the Japanese Gov-
ernmaent who donated two
minB buses five years ago, in-
dividual citizens and the local
private sector.
MIinimal fees paid by stu-
denl also subscribe to its fi-
The AEA Head Office is
currently located in Duke Street
Kin:- ton.
\EA Golden Jubilee activi-
ties :: date have included church
sert es, a spelling bee competi-
tion and tours to places of in-
teredi by students of the reme-
dial school.
L photographic exhibition
and I dinner is to be held in Sep-
tem' r and a concert in Decem-

Adult~~ Edcto

Associatr on celebrates

Goldent Jubtlee

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eluding war criminals and which right wing ultra-nationalist
politicians use to try to revive militarism. A bust of the great
South American Independence fighter, Franciisco de Miranda!.
is also on the Museum compound, donated by the local Ven
ezuelan Embassy..
Did the Germans ever come ashore in the Caribbean (they ranger:
as far as the Gulf of Mexico and northern South American coasts
during the war ? Kelshall answers: "I would say it was possible.
.There were many places were the home defence could not guare
But, strangely, they didn't commit any sabotage such as blowing u;
a pipeline in Trinidad. They did however shell oil facilities in
What of the story told of the German submariner when cap-
tured was found with two ticket stubs to a Bridgetown Barbados
cinema in his jacket pocket ?
"A Captain Adden the skipper of a Trinidad vessel, reported
after the War that he was taken on board a German submarine arn:
shown the stubs of the Globe cinema in Port of Spain and was toL
'I recommend the show. Go and see it'. But there are variations a
the story in French Guiana, Curacao and Barbados, said Kelshai.
who wondered if it really happened..
Another story is that the U-boat skippers took on local seafarer
,perhaps from isolated islands, to help gixide the subs through dare
gerous and uncharted channels Kelshall: "I have no evidence o.
that. What I do have is that they stopped at isolated islands to ge
freshK lall said the residents of the British territories in-
cluding then British Guiana, were committed to British rule.
TIhey served honourably, for example, in home defence units
and overseas in Allied armies. Kelshall's father Ralph (diei
1998) was for example, Chief of Civil Defence in the southern
city of San Fernando and the surrounding environs,, in addi-
tion to serving as a sterling role model for his sons in instill-
ing from an early age the lifelong interest in military history..
Among the duties of home guard and civil defence was to ferre:
out German spies, several of whom were nabbed, including the;
head of the SS office in Caracas. German nationals were alsoi
rounded up and detained. "'People at the time had a feeling the:,


~~a~.. .s .

Kelshall insists the German submarine service, aside from hav-
ing appalling casualties (32,000 of 40,000 enlisted perished), was
not affected by a type of "politics" as was perhaps the German
Army which had the fanatical murderous Nazi SS connection. "~These
were ordinary servicemen. Generally speaking, both the officers and

C=APTAIN Gaylord Kelshall

rank and file sailors didn't believe in the Nazi thing, those who ac-
lively promoted H~ilerl's un-decmocrat~ic racist recgime.. There was only
one German~ submarine captal~in, Hernlz Eck, who was tried and ex-
ecuted after the War f~or machine gunning survivors of a sunken ship.
Yet there were many more instances on the American side where
Japanese seamen were shot from US submarines in the Pacific," said
He would probably not have agreed with the decision of a Nor-
wegian government after the War refusing to have an ex-German U-
boat Captain, Erick Topp, stationed at the NATO office in Norway
because during the War the German had torpedoed several Norwe-
gian ships.
Along with monuments in the Museum's yard to Allied ser-
vicemen and women ,including Trinidadians (58 died in air force
action alone), there is a smaller ( a large plaque really ) me-
morial to the German submariners. .It was erected by German
veterans who had reunions over the years at the Museum, in
the same way Allied vets have their get together. Though it
may seem insensitive to some, it can in no way be compared,
argues Kelshall, to the type of monument like the Yaksukini
shrine which- venerates the WW HI Japanese armed forces, m"

belonged to something, to the home country, the British Er-
pire. They were very patriotic. This is reflected in the lyrics :
the calypsos at the time."'
Kelshall sees the maritime dimension of his Museum as an i i
portant one. Hle laments the dearth of maritime artifacts locally w 511
very few historic boats of yesterday, for example, preserved. Toi
exception being HUMMING BIRD II, in which countrymen Hare J
and Kwalian La Borde circumnavigated the world.
A local archeaology oroup has dived on a Spanish galleon!
wreck in coastal waters, Among the items recovered are "pieces of
eight" silver coins and blocks and cordage which are in the Mu-
Still writing everything long hand ("Don't know how to use the
computer--I let my secretary handle that", he says), Kelshall looks
over the Gulf of Paria waters as I leave .He is day dreaming. Per-
hapjs of the time when this part was full of cargo boats, destroy-
ers, and tankers, waiting to set off in convoy to the UK .
And as we shake hands until next time, there is a
glance below to the still serviceable coperete ramp from
where the armed sea planes would depart to see the ships
safely off.


-* ''pz i
C~ r
' B JL~
i;. it. -+I r. L 1_

By Normnst Faria

interesting history of the Allied forces defeat
of the German submarine offensive in the
ICaribbean during World War II in the 1940s.
While in Trinidad recently, I sought hi out .
He was now curator of the Trinidad Military and Aero Space
Museum in the Chaguaramas area to the west of the capital Port of
Spain and I went there one Monday afternoon to talk with him.
He was sitting in his study in a house made of joined up 40
foot steel containers. Ten metres in front of his verandah, the sur-
prisingly clear waters of the Gulf of Paria lapped onto what was
once the concrete ramp of a World War II seaplane base whose han-
gar still stood next door.
After the pleasantries, I decided to start with a query about the
base, where US forces were stationed during the War. It was the
largest, wasn't it ?.
"No. They actually had 225 bases in Trinidad and Tobago dur-
ing the war.The largest was Fort Read in which Waller Field air base
was located. Fort Read comprised 241 Square miles alone."
If you asked him, Kelshall could probably tell you the names
of all the commanding officers at the facilities. Among his personal
library of 12,000 books, mostly on military history, are several
the 67 year old former Trinidad Coast Guard pilot has himself
authored, including the "History of Aviation in Trinidad and To-
bago". He is perhaps more widely known though ,and certainly
received more royalties from any other book, for the work on the
anti-submarine campaign."The U-Boat War in the Caribbean",as it
is titled, has been reprinted in the US and translated into German
for sale in Europe.
It is a seminal work. In February 1942, five German sub-
marines ("UT-boats"in popular terminology) were sent to the
Caribbean area. The Allied forces (US, UK, Commonwealth
countries, USSR) were unprepared. The submarines wrecked
havoc. By the end of the year, 337 ships totaling 1.87 million
tonnes were sent to the bottom. Many were laden with valu-
able oil and bauxite war materials from Trimidad and British
Guiana destined for Britain. But the Allies built up their forces,
including stationing anti-submarine~plane$ in Trimidad. By the
end of 1943, the U-boat threat had been smashed. Kelshall
chronicled, through excellent research over a ten year
period hat involved tapping the U-Boat Archives in Germany
and the US Navy Historical Division, this little known theatre
of the War*
Kelshall's book is fascinating from another viewpoint : it speaks
of the bravery and suffering of soldiers, regardless of which side
they fought There was a need for Allied governments instilling of
fervent patriotism during the war to maintain commitment and pro-
ductivity and even sacrifice as some of the exhortations on his pe-
riod posters in the museum reflect. He feels though, in restropect, it
is good for all to look at the side of the ordinary soldier of both

the former home of the Nobel Prize-w inning
The cult\s are out over whetlher' the -17 ian, that l~L hi u the'
grounds where Hemingway wrote "To Have and Have Not" should
be caged or even allowed to remain on the lush subtropical prop-
erty, one of the Florida Keys' major tourist attractions.
Around half are six-toed, or polydactyl.

KEY WEFST. Florida (Reuters) A game of cat and
mouse is under way between the U.S. government
and Florida's Ernest Hemingway Home &
M~luseuml over the fate of dozens of felines roaming

U.S. Animal and Plant In-
spection Service officials argue
that the house, listed as a Na-
tional Historic Landmark since
S1968, requires a federal Animal
Welfare License, like a circus or
zoo, in order to keep housing
the cats.
The city of :Key West and
Monroe Couinty, which includes
Key West and the other islands
in the Keys chain off Florida's
southeastern tip, are fighting
back against federal intervention.
"I think it's kind of sad that
a government agency' would be
spending taxpayers' money on
this," said Linda Mendez, the
home's event director and au-
thor of the "Hemingway Mu-
seum Cats" souvenir book.
"We're against caging them be-
cause they're not used to it."
The museum opened in
1964 and estimates it has spent
nearly $200,000 to comply with
federal animal regulations that
require' proper food storage,
veterinary care and containment,
such as mesh atop the 6-foot (2-
metre) wall around the prop-

The U.S. Department of
Agriculture said the museum is
subject to federal regulations be-
cause it promotes the cats
online, exhibits them during
paid tours, uses them in adver-
tisements and markets them on
It plans to send veterinarian
Terry Curtis, an animal behaviorist
frm the University of Florida -
already dubbed the "cat
whispurrer" by locals to ob-
serve the cats' mental state and
physical condition on July 23.
The Hemingway Museum
failed three compliance inspec-
tions and several cats have been
Injured or killed since October
2003, the USDA said.
"In 2005 alone, there were
12 occasions when cats left the
property; in two of these cases,
Hemingway cats were killed by
cars," it said.
A federal judge has ordered
the two sides to work out their
The spat began wyhen the
Florida Keys Society for the
Prevention of Cruelty to Ani-
mals lodged a complaint in
2003, spurred on by a former
Hemingway House volunteer.
According to the t~ile told to
400 to 600 daily visitors, a ship's
captain gave Hemingway his first
polydactyl cat, Snowball, and
many of the current felines are
Snowball's descendants.
The macho writer, an avid
fishermim and sportsman, was
photographed with cats at his
homes in Key West, Cuba and
But one book claims the
cats are descendants of a Key
LVest neighbor's pet crippled
by a bullet Hemingway fired
to pult it out of its misery af-
ter it was iqjured, possibly by
a car. The neighbor's cat lost
an eye but survived.

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Sunday Chronicle July 22, 2007


LOAN No: 1752/SF-GY

(1) elopmn Bk (IB twa ds im vng Citize Scdurt it Guaa ltneddhapart
of the proceeds of this financing will be applied to eligible payments under te camsac for the
supply and delivery of goods.

(2 Th iitro t Huom A d i~vryz C tie flurt iProgramme invites sealed bids from eligible

Supply and Delivery of Pa net Van and Accessories
NCB No: IDBIG0l071NCBl002
Interested bidders can obtain further information on the spgecificatons fnrom and urplift~ a
complete set of bidding documents at the following address between 09-00h to 15-30h from
Monday to Friday:
Ciizn ecriy roramme
Ministry of Home Affairs
6 Brickdam
Ge oreton 2 3a
FaK NO.: 592-225-4791
(3) Bidding documents can be purchased by interested bidders upon paymentoranon-refundable
fee of G$5,000 in the name of Citizen Security Programme. The method of paymnentwit be by

(4) (a) Bids must be placed in an inner envelope bearing the name and addressof
(b) Thee d must be addressed to the Chairman, National Procurementaind
Tender Administration Board, Main and Urquhart Streets, Georgehmn and marked
on the top right-hand corner of the envelope the name of the programme and the
dsription of the bid, including the words "do not open before Tuesdayr. July 31,

(5) The bid must be deposited in the Tender box of the National Board of Procuremet3R and Tender
Administration situated at the Ministry of Finance, Main and Urquhart Streels Georgetown,
Guyana not later than 09:00h on Tuesday, July 31, 2007 and will be opened at a public
ceremony, in the presence of those Bidders or their representative who choose to attend at
09:00h or shortly thereafter, on Tuesday, July 31 2007.
(6) Valid compliance certificates must accompany bids from local suppliers in the name of the
company sucbmittinte .bid, from the Gulyana Revenue Authority (GRA) and Ithe National

(7) A bid security of $120,000.00 must be submitted along with the bid.

The purchaser is no~t responsible for bids not rece~ive_'d thereof on or tyfor~e~ thnspecfied for
the reception of bids. Late bids will be rejected and returned unopened.

Citizen Security Programme
Ministry of Home Affairs

Cooperative Republic of Guyana
Ministry of Health, Materials Management Unit

1. The Ministry of Health has secured funding for the purchase of the below
items and now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply and
delivery ofsame:
1. MoH 06/2007 Supply and Delivery Medical

2. Bidding will be conducted hoeung the National Competitive Bidding (NCB)
procedures, specified in the Procurement Act 2003, and is open to all bidders, subject to
provisions of Section IV (Eligible Countries) as defined in the Bidding Documents.
3. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information, clarification,
Examine and uplift bid documents (upon presentation of receipt from Ministry of
Healith- see#S below) at the address in #8 below, from Monday to Friday 9 am to 3 pm:
4. Qualifications requirements include: Valid certificates of Compliance from
NIS and GRA which should be submitted for companies with offices registered in
Guyana. Additional requirements/ details are provided in the Bidding Documents.
5. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by
interested bidders upon payment of a non refundable manager's cheque / cash fee of
6. Bids must be delivered to the address below (#C9) at or before 9 am July 31",
2007 for Project # MoH O6/2007.
Electronic bidding w~il not be permtitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids willi be opened
in the presence of the bidders' representatives who choose to attend in person at the
address below at 9 am July 31'' 2007 for project #i: MoH 06/07. All bids must be
accompaniedby aBid Security as stated in the Bidding documefnt.

7. Purchasing of Bid Documents (see #5 also):
Cashier -Accounts Department (Ground Floor)
Ministry otf~ealth, Brickdam, Gjeorgetown
8. Further information, clarification, examination and uplifting bid
documents (upon presentation of receipt from Ministry of Health, see#3

Ms. Sasha Singh
Materials Management Unit, Ministry of Health
Lot 1 Miudflat,Kingston, Georgetown
Tel 22 69351, Fax 22 57767, E mail: mmumoh~iampil.com

9. ForBid Submission and Bid opening (see#6 also)

National Procurement and T~ender Administration (North Western Bui lding)
Ministry ofF~inance
Main and Urquhart Street.
Georgetown, Guyana

3. Environmental Permit

4. Operational Permit .:f..~~~lu.~ 1
(For Existing Developments .


This is granted to' developments that do not have significant
impacts or was not required to apply to the EPA but for did sub-
mit an application. In this case the developer is: required to submit
a letter of intention/project summary or a completed application
form. It takes about one (1) week to one (I) month for this type of
authorisation to be granted.

These are issued to projects that are on the EI~s listof projects
requiring an Environmental Permit and those that are not on the
EPA's list but can have significant environmental elfectsduring con-
struction, operation and closure.
A completed application form along writh dihe application fee,
proof of land ownership, no objection from the Local Authority
and Sectoral Agency, permission from Central Hoursing and Plan-
ning Authority, architectural design and map of surrounding area of
the project must be submitted. This permit is granted within two
and a half (2 V2) months if no EIA or EMP is necessary. However,
if an Environmental Management Plan (EMP is rdequrd this can
take at least three' (3) months and four and a half (4 V2r) months if

Please turn to page XVI

Environmental Authorisation process for
both when an Environmental Impact
IAssessment is and is not required. This
week our column will focus on the various types
of Environmental Authorisations and their
requirements. The Environmental
Authorisation includes conditions for
Environmental Management with which the
developerloperator is obligated to comply. A
decision by the EPA to issue an Environmental
Authorisation for a project shall be subjected
to conditions which are reasonably necessary
to protect human health and the environment.
As such; each Environmental Permit shall
contain the implied conditions.

The Environmental Authorisation can be valid for a minimum
of one (1) year and a maximum of five (5) years. Generally, 5-lear
Authorisations are granted by the Agency unless the developer
requests otherwise, due to cost or if the project duration is less
than 5 years. An application to renew an Authorisation must be
submitted to the Agency six (6) months prior to its expiry. The
Authorisation must then be signed by the developer/operator
indicating his/her acceptance of its terms and conditions and
willingness to comply with good environmental management

1. Letter of No Objection

2. Construction Perant

Sa~C~I~ISI ,~Ard~iicU:1;Jw~r~a%, ~c~i!

I~aps aP

Enn'o* ~

A~~~~u hrsrin


Types of

Environmental ...

From page XV

an EIA is required.

For some developments, new or existing environmental impacts would only take place during the
construction phase e.g. bridges, roads etc., therefore, they would require a Construction Permit. The
requirements for this are similar to that of the Environmental Permit. This permit is usually granted
within one (1) month, however if an EIA is required the timeframe is the same as with the Environ-
mental Permit.

This are required for businesses already in operation which need to undergo changes in
process/technology which can affect the Environment. An application should be submitted to
the EPA through a letter of intent/project proposal or a completed application form. The pro-
cessing time is the same as for construction permits.


Letters of No Granted to developments that: Letter of intention 1 1-4 weeks
Objection I Do not have significant I Project Summary
environmental impacts. Completed EPA
Were not required to but did application form
aplfor an EA.
Environmental Granted to projects that are: Completed EPA If no E1A or Environmental
Permits application form and fee. Management Plan (EMP) is
On the EPA's list of projects required within at least 2'/2
requiring an Environmental Permit. Proof of land ownership. months (includes 60 days public
I No objection from Local objections process).
Not onilhe EPA s list but can have Authenty-NDICP ubl.(1
significant environmental effects HealthlRegion If EMP required at least 3
during construction. operation and No objection from Sectoral months- depends on whien
closure. Agendeat dypend500 I:Ih e1 developericonsultant submits
projel-t jnd bl:ds:on Sea EMP.
Defense, GEA, GGMC,
GFC, GLSC, etc. If EIA is required at least 4.5
Central Housing and nnh- duepui cpn
Planning Authority's and hearing and EIA report
permission -outlined review
planning permission or period.
proof of application for
building works.
Drawings/Design and
layout of the building
aof thesrodng
Construction Issued to developments new and Same as Environmental Usually within i month -since
Permits existing for which environmental Permits above, no 60 day process is required.
impacts would only take place during However, if an EIA is required, the
construction phase, e.g. infrastructure timeframe remains the same as
prjct-rigsroads,etc. above.
Operational Required for businesses already in Application to EPA- through Same as above for construction
Permits operation that wish to undergo Letter of intent or permits.
changes in the process/ technology Project proposal or
which can affect the environment *Aliaonform

.Once an Environmental Authorisation is issued the Agency will monitor the project on a periodic
basis for compliance to the conditions outlined in the permit. An Environmental Authorisation can be
cancelled, suspended or revoked if developer is in breach of compliance. In addition, fines and penal-
ties can be imposed for non- compliance to the requirement of good environmental management and
cori4itions of the permit. The responsibility is on every developer to ensure that he gets it right the
first'.time, this will save time and money.

You can also share your ideas and questions by sending your letters to: "Our Environ-
ment", C/o EIT Division. Environmental Protection Agency, IAST Building,'Ibrkeyen, UG
Campus, GREATER GEORGETOWN. Or email us at eit~epaguyana@yahoo.com with
questions and comments.

.~) ~I i

Reaional Democratic Council

Lo~t ? $ 1500~~~....e. eder

-Current Health Buildings.
1. Rehabilitation of Moraikobai Health Centre.
2. Rehabilitation of B-335 Dentist LQ.

-Current Drainage and Irrigation.
1. Rehabilitation of Wash Clothes Canal Embankment.
2. Rehabilitation of Biaboo Canal Embankment.
3. Upgrading of Champagne Branch Road.
4. Upgrading of Esau & Jacob Branch Roads.

Tenders can be purchased at the Regional Administrative Office, Fort
Wellington, West Coast Berbice for non-refundable fees as specified

Tenders must be accompanied by the following:

1. Valid certificates of compliance from the Guyana Revenue
Authority and the National Insurance Scheme respectively. The
latter compliance must be in the capacity of an Employer.
2. The priced tender plus one (1)copy of the priced bills of
quantities in a plain sealed envelope stating the name of
the project on the top left-hand corner and addressed to:
The Chairman
Regional Procurement and Tender
Administration Board
Region 5
Fort Welling ton,
West Coast Berbice.

Tendei-s must be deposited in the tender box located in the Regional Administrative
Office, Fort Wellington before 09:30h on July 27, 2007 at which time the opening of
tenders will take place. Tenderers or their representative may be present at the
time of opening.

Pre-qualified Contractors are asked to note the reschedule time of the
closing Eftenders.

Floyd Frarice
Regional Executive Officer,
Region 5

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Sunday Chronicle July 22, 2007

Tenders are hereby invited from pre-qualified contractors to undertake the
following works within the Region 5 area.

Lot 1- $1000 p~er Tender

-NDC 3.0 M Subvention Programme"
1. Construction of revetment. lifting device to sluice door and
rehabilitation of bridge within the Hamlet/Chance NDCarea.
2. Installation of HDPE tube, rehabilitation of drains, landscaping
of playfield and construction of road within the Temple/
Seafield NDC area.
3. Purchasing and transporting of crusher run. manual de-
weeding, construction of bridge and repairs to streets within
the Rosignol/Zee Lust NDC area.
4. Repairs to sluice doors rehabilitation of streets and
buildings within the Blairmont/Gelderlan~d NDC area.
Lot 2 $2000 per Tender

-Miscellaneous Roads.
5. Construction of 5m and 6m Half Street Section C Bush Lot.
6. Construction of Biaboo Health Centre Access Road.
7. Upgrading of Woodley Park School Street (South)-
8. Upgrading of Smailie Street Bath..
9. Upgrading of Yank Dam East Section.
10. Upgrading of No.8 Village, First Cross Street (East and West).

-Capital Drainage and Irrigation
1. Construction of RC Sluice at Cottage-
2. Excavation of Cottage Outfall Channel.
3. Installation of tubes along the Mahaicony River
Embankment (west).


Reaion 5 (MahaicalBerbice)

Cooperative Republic of Guyman
Ministry qf Health, Materials Management Ufnit

1. The Ministry of Health has secured funding for the purchase of the items below
and invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply and
delivery of same:
MoH 14/07 Supply and Delivery of Dietary Supplies

2. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NlCB)
procedures, specified in the Procurement Act 2003, and is open to ali bidders.,
subject to provisions of Section IV (Eligible Countries) as decline in the
Bidding Documen~ts.

3. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information, clarification,
examine and uplift bid documents (upon presentation of receipt from
Ministry of Health- see#5 below) at the address in #8 below, from Monday to
Friday 9am to 3pm:

ImO 8 CCeO


Vacaciesfor exciting and rewarding careers exist at the National Frequency
Management Unit for persons possessing the following:

A first degreeldiploma in ElectricallElectronic Engineering or Computer
Science from a recognized University, or its equivalent

Successful applicants shall be:

-quick self starters
results oriented
-able to work with minimum supervision
-comfortable with reading, researching, keeping abreast with
developments in the telecommunications Sector
-able to communicate effectively
team players
-comfortable working on challenging projects
computer literate
-willing to work beyond the normal call of duty

Suitably qualified persons are invited to submit their applications including
curriculum vitae not later than July 31, 2007 to the below address:

Managing Director
National Frequency Management Unit
68 Hadfield Street
D'Urban Park

Unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.

5. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased ibyi
interested bidders upon payment of a non refundable manager'sch~eqre~l
cash fee of $3,000.

6. Bids must be delivered to the address below (#9) at or before 9 amr July 24m,
S2007 for Project # MoH 14/07.
Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be
opened in the presence of the bidders' representatives who choose to attend
in person at the address below at 9 am July 24" 2007 for project t#s: MoHf
14/07. AII bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security as statedin the~ Bidding

7. Purchasing of Bid Documents (see #5 also):
Cashier -Ar~cou nts Department (Groulnd Floor)
M ministry of Health, Brickdam, Georgetown

8. Further information, clarification, examination and uplifting of bid
documents (upon presentation of receipt from Ministry of Health, see#3
Ms. Sasha Singh
Materials Management Unit, Ministry of Health
Lot 1 Mudflat, Kingston, Georgetown
Tel 22 69351, Fax 22 57767, E mail: _mnumai~o~mai~o

9. For Bid Submission and Bid opening (see#6 also)
The Chairman
National Procurement and Tender Administration (North Westemn Bi- cing)
Ministry of Finance
Main and Urquhart Streets,
Georgetown, Guyana

Sunday Chronicle July 22, 2007

specific soil palbogens may be
extrapolated fnrm enoe cereal to
another or from one legume to
another, provided they are
grown in similar field
conditions. It may also be
possible to extrapolate efficacy
data acquired on one species of
padi bug on rice to another
species, if they show similar

(c) Choice of use from
which to extrapolate
It is advisabte to consider
carefully which crop/pest
combinations are likely to be
most suitable as a basis for
extrapolation to other crops
pests. It is not necessarily the
crop with the largest area in
the country that should be
subject to the greatest
number of trials. It may be
better to put emphasis on less
widely growno crops, if
extrapolation from these
crops to other ones is likely
to be easier. (Pesticides and
Toxic Cheminials Control

Extrapolation and its
import c
In the previous article, we
examined local trials along
with data generated from
other countries and how it
can be used in the evaluation
process. In this article, we
will examine the
extrapolation process and its
importance in pesticide

Public domain
Suitable efficacy
information may have been
published in scientific
journals. books or other
reliable public data sources.
The advantages and
disadvantages of using public
domain evidence are similar to
using foreign trials data. An
additional advantage is that
publications in peer-reviewed
journals orbooks have generally
been subnutted to a quality
check, reducing the risgtthat
inappropriate methods were
used or incorrect conclusions
drawn. However, public domain
data may be summarized to the
extent that it becomes difficult
to assess if the conditions of the
trial are comparable or relevant
to the national situation.

It may be possible to
extapolate eflicacy information
from one pest or crop to another
(closely related) one, between
cropping situations or between
closely related formulations of
the pesticide. Extrapolation
.refers to a situation where a full
data set has already been
accepted by the registration
authority for a specific pest
control situation, and additional
pest control claims are then
considered based primarily on
scientific rationale and less on
additional data.

Various types of
extrapolation of efficacy
information may be possible,
for instance:
1. Control of one target pest
(i.e. insect, disease or weed) to
another closely related one,
either on the same crop or on
another crop;

2. Contro of the same target
pest on one crop to a closely
related crop or cropping

3. Crop safety (e.g. absence
of phytotoxicity) between
different crops; and

4. Control with one type of
pesticide formulation to a
different one, but containing the
same active ingredientss.

Extrapolation may be
used to form either all or part
of the data package submritted
for a given registration
request. Various factors are
important when considering
if exrtrapolation is

S(a) Sound data set
Extrapolation must be
carried out from a sound data
set, i.e. the efficacy data that
are used to extrapolate from
should be adequate in
quantity and quality. If a
product has already been
tested rigorously under
variable environmental or pest
conditions and still performed
consistently, extrapolation
will be easier than when the
data set from which to
extrapolate is variable in
itself. Also, if the data set
contains more than one use
(e.g. where a pest is
controlled consistently on
two or more different crops,
or where crop safety has been
demonstrated on a range of
crops), then extrapolation is
more likely to be' acceptable.

(b)Sound biological basis
A sound biological basis for
extrapolation is essential. Close
taxonomic relationship may not
be sufficient justification
because taxonomy is not
always well correlated with the

biology and behaviour of the
target organism(s). Therefore, all
aspects of pest biology and
behaviour, as well as the biology
of the crop, should be carefully

considered when making and
evaluating a case for
For instance, data on seed
treatments against non host-

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-Boiler Operator
-Plant Attendant/Fitter

Applicants should possess the following:

Boiler Operator
Advance craft course ill Mechanical Engineering plus four (4) years
experience nSteam Plant Operations.

Completion of secondary school up to\ frth (4th) form level plus six (6)
years experience in Steam Plant operations.

Plant Attendant/Fitter
Completion of secondary school up to fourth (4th) form-level plus with six
(6) years boiler house experience.
Technician Diploma Course in Mechanical Engineering with three (3) years
boiler house experience.
Technician Certificate Course in Mechanical Engineering with four (4)
yearsboller house experience.

Expenlence in welding would be an asset.

Appillcarlons, along with two (2) references and a recent police clearance
can be sentto.

Director, Administrative Services
Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation
New Market Street
North Cummingsburg
Georgtown Deadline for applications is Friday, July 27, 2007

in the local areas of production
it has become a familiar com-
The fruit is normally
pear-shaped often more or
less necked, oval, or nearly
round and may be three to 13
inches (7.5-33 cm) long and
up to six inches (15 cm) wide.
T~he skin may be yellow-
green, deep-green or very
dark-green, reddish-purple,
or so dark a purple as to ap-
pear almost black. It is some-
times speckled with tiny yel-
low dots, may be smooth or
pebbled, glossy or dull, thin
or leathery and up to %/ inch
(6 mm) thick, pliable or
granular and brittle.
In some fruits, immediately
beneath the skin, there is a thin
layer of soft, bright-green flesh,
but generally the flesh is en-
tirely pale to rich-yellow, but-
tery and bland or nutlike in
flavour. The single seed is ob-
late, round, conical or ovoid, 2
to 21/2 inches (5-6.4 cm) long,
hard and heavy, ivory in colour
but enclosed in two brown,
thin, papery seed-coats often
adhering to the flesh cavity,
while the seed slips out readily.
Some fruit are seedless because
of lack of pollination or other
factors. Avocados ripen only af-
ter they are picked and the firm
fruit ship well. The leaves of the
Mexican race are strongly anise-
scented but the West Indian va-
rieties are scentless. West Indian
type avocados produce enor-
mous. smooth, round, glossy
green fruit that are low in oil and
weigh up to two pounds. T`he
majority of the avocados grown
in the West Indies, Bahamas and

Bermuda are of the West Indian
race. In the Caribbean, avocados
are abundant between August-
December, with a peak time
around July to August.
There are several varieties of
avocados. Each type has its
unique flavour and texture. In
California and Florida alone,
there are two dozen varieties,
ranging in size from a few
ounces to several pounds, with
skinsbright green to black, some
smooth, some pebbly in texture.
Avocados seem almost too
luscious to be healthful. The
rich, buttery-smooth flesh of an
avocado is on a lot of people's
lists as a delicious but fattening
treat. It's true that avocados
have a high oil content, but the
fat they contain is highly
monounsaturated, the kind
that's associated with a healthy
heart. The more subtropical
rather than tropical varieties
have a higher oil content. Due
to its fat content (unlike other
fruits), it is included in the Fats
and Oils-Group, one of the six
Caribbean Food Groups.
Avocados contribute
valuable calories, protein,
vitamins A, C, and E -
primary vitamins in .the
antioxidant group. However,
they are cholesterol and
sodium free. Avocados also
contain some saturated fatty
acids: myristic level may be
one per cent, palmitic, 7.2,
14.1 or 22.1 per cent; stearic,
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first cultivated in
South America
With later
migration to Mexico.
I .:European sailors travelling
r; to the New World used
avocados as their form of
&a;B. ~IR~: C ~butter. It was unflatteringly
known as alligator pear,
midshipman's butter,
r vegetable butter, or
..t':sometimes as butter pear.
I ~~ 9Avocados were carried not
., ~ ;only to the West Indies
i. (where it was first reported
in Jamaica in 1696), but to
i d nearly all parts of the
tropical and subtropical
: r world with suitable
4, environmental conditions.
$; Avocados grow abundantly
in warm climates. West Indian
-e varieties thrive in humid, tropi-
cal climates. Avocados need
t FT~_1~: J~s" :y some protection from high
~jl- winds which may break the
branches. Avocados are now
- grown in virtually all tropical,
subtropical, and warm temper-
ate areas with well drained soils
and relative frost freedom. In
most parts of Europe, it is still
something of a luxury, whereas


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(working around the pit) and
gently twist the two halves
apart. Tap the blade of a heavy
knife into the pit, and twist gen-
tly to release the pit from the
flesh. To skin and slice the fruit,
place the halves face down and
peel off the skin. (If the flesh is
very soft, scoop it out of the
skin with a spoon instead.) If
the skin is too tough' to peel
easily, use a paring knife to
score it into peelable strips. Cut
the flesh into thin slices, or into
The flesh of cut avocado
turns dark within a few min-
utes when exposed to air. This
doesn't affect nutrition or
flavour, but makes the avo-
cado look less appetising. To
delay darkening, rub slices
with lemon or lime Julce, and
add the juice to mashed avo-
cado when making
guacamole or similar dips.
Pressing a plastic wrap firmly
over the cut surface of a
halved avocado, or onto the
surface of a bowl of mashed
avocado, will deter darkening.
To peel, cut the avocado
lengthwise around the pit,
and rotate the two halves in
opposite directions. Geritly
put the tip of a spoon under
the pit; if it comes out eas-

ily, the avocado is ripe. You
can scoop the flesh out of
the shell with a spoon, but
in many cases the avocado
will peel like a banana, just
turn it over on the cut side
and pull off the skin with
your fingers.
Avocados are great with a
sprinkle of femon or lime juice
and salt. Mashed avocados is
the primary ingredients in
guacamole, but the fruit is also
delicious sliced and served
with slices of ripe red tomato,
or cut into slivers and added
to tossed green salads. For a
pretty salad plate, cut avoca-
dos in half lengthwise, leaving
skins on, and remove the pits.
Arrange on a bed of lettuce
and fill the centers with crab,
tuna, or chicken salad. Gar-
nish with additional raw fresh
vegetables and serve with
bread if desired. An avocado
pureed with a little lemon
juice, salt, other seasonings,
and perhaps a dab ~of olive oil
makes a great creamy. salad
dressing for lettuce or other
Avocados are-also good
in sandwiches. Any combi-
nation of avocado, bacon,
lettuce, tomato, turkey,
and chicken makes a greaf

O & O

0.2, 0.6 or 1.7 per cent.
Of the unsaturated fatty
acids, palmitoleic may range
from 5.5 to 11.0 per cent;
oleic may be 51.9, 70.7 or
80.97 per cent, linoleic, 9.3,
11.2 or 14.3 per cent.
Although the banana is
thought of as an exemplary
potassium source, the
avocado actually supplies 60
per cent more potassium,
ounce for ounce. These
velvety 'vegetable fruits' are
high in fibre, and provide
substantial amounts of
folate (folic acid), vitamin
B6 and pantothenic acid, as
well as some iron, copper,
and magnesium. Amino
acids of the pulp (N = 16 p.
100) are recorded as:
arginine, 3.4; cystine, 0:
histidine, 1.8; isolencine,
3.4;t lucine 5.5; lysine, 4.
phenylalanine, 3.5,.
threonine, 2.9; tryptophan,
0; tyrosine, 2.3; valine, 4.6;
aspartic acid, 22.6; glutamic
acid, 12.3; alanine, 6.0;
glycine, 4.0; proline, 3.9;
serine, 4.1.
The following date high-
lit bsoime of the nutritional
On the phytochemical

anti-carcinogenic potential.
They also contain a significant
amount of a cholesterol-lower-
ing phytosterol called
betasitosterol. Browning of the
flesh of freshly cut avocado
fruits is caused by polyphenol
oxidase isoenzymes.

E_ everyone knows that Mexi-
cian andasoutthowesterndcu sn
Indians in tropical America
break avocados in half, add salt
and eat with tortillas and a cup
of coffee as complete meal. In
Norh i s ia,I aoas o sve
tables, merely halved and gr-
nished with seasonings, lime
juice, lemon juice, vinegar, may-
onnaise or other dressings. Of-
ten the halves are stuffed with
shrimp, crab or other seafood.
Avocado flesh may be sliced or
diced and combined with toma-
toes, cucumbers or other veg-
etables and served as a salad.
The seasoned flesh is some-
times used as a sandwich filling.
Avocado, cream cheese and
pineapple juice may be blended
as a creamy dressing for fruit

Mexican guacamole, a
blend ofthe pureed flesh with
lemon or lime jakce, onion,
Julce or powder, minced gar-
Hec, chil powder or Tabasco
sauce~ andsalt and pepper has
become a widely popular 'dip,
for crackers, potato chips or
other snacks. The ingredients

of guacamole may vary and
some people add mayonnaise.
Because of its tannin content,
the flesh becomes bitter if
cooked. Diced avocado can be
added to lemon-flavoured
gelatin after cooling and be-
fore it is set, and chunks of
avocado may be added to hot
foods such as soup, stew, chW i
or omelettes just before serv-
In Guatemalan restaurants,
a ripe avocado is placed on the
table when a hot dish is served
and the diner scoops out the
flesh and adds it just before
eating. In Brazil, the avocado is
regarded more as a true fruit
than as a vegetable and is used
mostly mashed in sherbet, ice
cream, or milk shakes. Avocado
flesh is added to heated ice
cream mixes (such as boiled
custard) only after they have
cooled. If mashed by hand, the
fork must be a silver one to
avoid discolouring the avocado.
A New Zealand recipe for
avocado ice cream is a blend of
avocado, lemon juice, orange
juice, grated orange rind, milk,

beaten until creamy, and frozen

Hawi aSo pree te avoca
sweetened with sugar and they
combine it with fruits such as
pineapple, orange, grapefruit,
dates, or banana. In Java,
avocado flesh is thoroughly
mixed with strong black coffee,
sweetened and eaten as a
In the Caribbean, this
highly seasonal produce is rel-
ished by almost everyone
whenever ius astaab e. lsex-

during peak times of availabil-
ity and it is not unusual for one
to consume a sizeable portion.
It can be eaten alone, as a
a mplemenit to in ny one-pot
It can also be used as a sand-
wich filling or combined wi*
other local foods, eg. farine, and
used as a snack


Storage and


The best strategy is to buy
avocados when they're still a
b~it green and firm and ripen
them at home. Choose un-
bruised, unscarred, unblemished
fruit with no wrinkles, and
don't squeeze the fruit or you
will bruise it. Look at the stem
end: if the avocado is ripe, the
stem will pull right out.

If the avocado is rock hard,
it will need a few days to ripen
(see 'storage' below). If an avo-
cado yields slightly to gentle
pressure, it is ripe enough to
slice. If pressing the fruit leaves
a small dent, it is too ripe to
slice, but is suitable for mash-
ing. If pressing leaves a large
dent, the fruit is overripe, and
the flesh will have darkened and

Hard avocados ripen at
room temperature in three to six
days. To speed up the process,
place them in a paper bag or a
drawer, preferably with a to-
mato. Leave firm avocados out
on the counter for a few days
to ripen. Some people think
they ripen best wrapped in foil.
Fruit left longer on the tree
has matured to the point that it

will ripen quickly after picking.
Do not refrigerate avocados be-
cause they will never ripen.
Keep ripe avocados covered in
the refrigerator and use within
two to three days. They can
tumn to mush in as little as a day
under refrigeration. Avocado
flesh exposed to the air will
darken very quickly. Some
people think that leaving the pit
in prevents discolouring, but the
primary factor is keeping air
away from the flesh so wrap
a cut avocado in plastic, refrig-
erate, and use it as soon as pos-
sible. Peeled and sliced avocados
should be sprinkled with lemon
or lime juice to retard
discolouration; the citric acid
also brings out the flavour.

To pit an avocado, cut it
lengthwise all the way around

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as Supplementary Feed For Cattle

Cooperative Republic of Guyana
IVinistry of Agriculture
National Drainage and Irrigation Authorit

(Exctension of Closing Date)

I. The National Drainage and irrigation Authority, Ministry of Agriculture invites bids from suitably
qualified and experienced bidders to undertake the following projects:

a.) Rehabilitation ofA-Line Canal, Region 3
b.) Repairs to Drainage Channel in Green Valley, Linden Region 10
c.) Construction of Check Structure at Nooten Zuil, East Coast Demerara, Region 4
d.) Construction of Earthen Embankmentat Laddersville, Region 10
e.) Repairs and installation of Drainage Pumps at Anna Regina and Cozier, Region 2
f.) Supply of Heavy Duty Hauler and Low Bed to the NDIA.

2. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures,
specified in the Procurement Act 2003.

3. Interested eligible bidders may inspect the Bidding Documents and obtain further information
from the Office of the Chief Executive Officer, National Drainage and Irrigation Authority during
normal working hours,
4. Bid documents can be uplifted from the office of the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority,
Ministry of Agriculture, Regent Street and Vlissengen Road, Georgetown upon payment of a
non-refundable fee of five thousand dollars ($5,000) in favour of the Permanent Secretary,
Ministry ofAgriculture, for each bid document.

5. Bids shall be submitted in a plain sealed envelope bearing no identification of the of the
Bidder and marked on the top left-hand comer "Tender for

Bids shall be addressed to:

The Chairman
National Procurement and Tender Administration Board
Ministry of Finance
Main and Urquhart Streets

and deposited in the tender box at the above address not later than 09:00 h on Tuesday,
July 31 2007. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

6. Bids will be opened in the presence of those bidders or their representatives who choose to
attend at 09:00 h on Tuesday, July31, 2007 in the boardroom of the National Procurement and
Tender Administration Board, Ministry of Finance at the above address.

9. The National Procurement and Tender Administration, Ministry of Finance reserves the
right to reject any or all bids without assigning any reason whatsoever and not necessarily to award
Sto the lowest bid -

Chief Executive Officer
National Drainage and Irrigation Authority

'undaya throw ~le hidy #,~ 2iS47

Page XX

attle production systems in Guyana are
pasture based with some
supplementation using locally available
C~agro-by-products. These by products
are mainly copra meal, rice bran, wheat middling
and molasses. In recent times the amount of land
available for grazing and pasture has been
reduced. Also restricted because of the increased
exports of cargo rice and copra. This has
worsened the poor nutritional status of the cattle
due to the reduction in pasture.
Molasses, a source of high energy, may be used to offset some
of the deficiencies resulting from this situation. However, because
it is a liquid, some difficulties are experienced with transportation
storage, handling and distribution. Using Molasses Urea Block
(MUB) can improve the utility of this feed resource, not only by
overcoming its handling and storage problems, but also offers the
opportunity to incorporate other nutrients to improve feed qual-
TIhe inclusion of urea and mineali in the block improve the abil-
ity of the cattle to digest feed.'Ibe utilization of the urea in rumi-
nants, however, calls for care in order to avoid toxicity problems.
Ihe consumption of urea by animals must be limited and progres-
sive. A very special way of distributing urea to ruminants is to mix
it in the molasses to make Molasses Urea Blocks (MUB). MUB is
a solid high-energy supplement containing nitrogen and minerals for
ruminants to be fed housed or grazing animals on low quality pas-
ture. It is made from molasses, urea, and mineral with a binder such
as cement, quick lime or slaked lime. It can never be a completed
feed and must be fed along with roughage. MUTB allows for the
regulated use of urea in a limited and progressive manner. It increases
the efficiency of roughage utilization resulting in increased milk yield.
It may also improve fertility in animals where mineral deficiencies

The composition of the blocks can vary in accordance with
the purpose of the blocks, type of animal, type of production
and the season of the year. Other ingredients can be incorpo-
rated such as poultry manure as a source of nitrogen and drugs
fro treatment against parasites. Many ingredients can be used
to make MUB in accordance with the availability, nutritive
value, price, easiness of utilization and their influence on the
quality of the blo~cks. The ingredients used locally are classi-
fied as follows:
Urea: This is a source of nitrogen, which can be digested by
catte. It is expected to provide nitrogen likely to be deficient in
the feed of ruminants. Its consumption should be limited in quan-
tiy and spread out over time in order to avoid toxicity and regu-
late the level on ammonia in he rumen; this would aid in the better
degradation of the cellulose matter.
Molasses: Molasses is a source of rumen fermentable energy
source or carbohydrate. It is a palatable carrier for urea and miner-
als. It is also a source of traice elements and some macro elements
such as sulphurr, calcium, iron, potassium and a good source of B
vitamins. The taste and smell of molasses are very appetizing and
make the block more attractive to the animals.
Absorbent: The primary function of the absorbent/ fibre
is to absorb molasses, which is the major ingredient in the
block. Wheat and rice brans for example have various uses.
They have good nutritive value and provide energy, protein
and phosphorus. They also absorb the water obtained in the
molasses and provide the block with structure. The best sources
of fibre are dried leaves farm forage trees such as Glyricidia

7. All bids must be accompanied by valid certificates of compliance from the Manager of
National Insura nce Scheme and the Commissioner of the Guyana Revenue Authority.



All bids must be accompanied by a bid security amounting to not less than 2% of the


Please see page XXI

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~Sunday, Chronicle. July. 22,, 2007

FrOmn page XX

spp., sugar cane bagasse, chopped hay and rice straw. Before using fibre, it must be chopped
into small pieces, dried and passed through a 1-2 cm screen,
Salt: This is added both as a source of nutrient and to prevent the animals from eating
too much of the MUB. Feed blocks are generally meant to be taken on a 'little and often'
basis. However, some animals may consume more than is necessary at a time. This may lea
to urea molasses toxicities. High levels of salt tend to reduce intake.
Binder: Agents that have been employed to hold other ingredients together in
the feed blocks are called binders. These include; quicklime, slaked lime, plaster and

The literature has indicated several proportional compositions. Table 1: Composition of
Different Blocks
The essential materials needed to make a MUB are: moulds, ingredients, mixing equip-
ment, scale, mixing pans/drums.
In making the blocks, the water: cement ratio is very important, as it will determine the
final quality of the block. The quality of the water used depends on the amount of cement.
The ration is 100 parts of cement to 37 parts water by weight.

The following procedure should be observed while making the MUB:
1. Wi~igh all ingredients
2. Dissolve the urea and salt in hot water
3. Mix urealsalt solution'"vith filler/c cement
4. Mix cement paste with molasses to uniform consistency
5. Line the moulds with plastic/paper
6. Pour mass into moulds and compact it
7. Leave for one to two days for blocks to harden.

The quality of the block should be: smooth and even with the ingredients
very well distributed throughout the block, hard enough so that it is not eas-
11y squashed between the fingers and resistant enough not to break when a
person steps on it.
The cost per block depends on the ingredients used, their unit cost and the size of the
Any farmer requiring more detailed information on the making and using of MUB should
contact: N. Cumberbatch, Research Scientist attach to NARI, Mon Repos, E.C.D.



Certifilcate ill Fisheries Studies

The Guyana School of Agriculture will be offering a one-year
Certificate Course in Fisheries/Aquacultulre Studies beginning
SSeptember 2007.

Prospective students should apply before the end of July 2007 to be
considered for admission in September 2007.

'Admission requirements are:
a) CXC or GCE o' Level in THREE subjects, Grades I, II & II.
Preference will be given to persons with English,
Mathematics, Agnic. Science or Integrated Science.


.b) Mature students with sound secondary education.

Applications should be submitted directly by mail to the Principal, .
G~uyana School of Agriculture, Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara or
email us at Hsa.campusr~gmail~com.

ARIES -- If you're looking to add some romance to your life today, look no further
than your current social circle. You have a lot in common with someone who has a lot
of interest in you -- haven't you noticed? It's time to consider giving them a try. You~
might be afraid that by getting romantic you could risk losing a friendship, but there
is a strong foundation there, and the odds are definitely in your favor. Put out a few
feelers and see what other people think about the two of you.

TAURUS -- Watch yourself around the most influential people in your life today.
You definitely want to come off as confident and capable, but there is a fine linr
between having a healthy ego and having an inflated ego -- do you know how to sta)
on the right side of it? Don't be pompous about your achievements -- people are well
aware of the magic you have created, there is no need to remind them of it, again. II
you play things cool, you'll make one hot impression.

GEMINI -- It is very possible that your opinionated side could make you a few
enemies today, but it's much likelier that it will earn you quite a few fans! People like
someone who's ready to speak their mind, because not everyone has the ability to do
so. Get used to the fact that you speak for a lot of people when you speak out. This
is a new phase of power in your life. Your voice can create change. Now the only
question is this: What do you want to start changing?

CANCER -- Following your impulses is a very risky strategy today -- it could
pay off big, or it could lead you down a negative path. You're usually smart to trust
your gut on things, but right now there are several unknown factors at work behind
the scenes. So don't base your decisions or judgments solely on what you know to-
day -- it's what you don't know that could matter the most. Toss some good solid
facts into the mix. Ask people in the know what's really going on.

LEO -- In need of an ego boost? Then today, whatever you do, you should avoid
the world of celebrities and fashion magazines. The messages they give you are not
empowering or positive! Instead, get together with one or two of your closest friends
-- the imperfect but oh-so-perfect-for-you people who always remind you that you
are a special person! This is a wonderful day for long conversations that go nowhere
but that leave you with a warm and tingly loved feeling.

VIRGO -- If you want to volunteer your time, do it for the right reasons. Don't
just do it because someone important asked you to. You cannot brag about being
selfless if you're doing it only to look good or impress someone. Besides, there's nc
point in helping others if your true goal is to help yourself. Make sure you are hon-
est about your motivations. Everyone will respect you a lot more if you are true to
yourself and do what you really want to do.

LIBRA -- Despite the dramas going on at work or school, you should keep on
chatting with your friends and enjoying life. You don't have to get involved mn third
latest kafuffle -- so why even let it cross your mind? Other people's problems are
other people's problems. They got themselves into this mess, and if you try to help
them out of it, you'll only end up getting dirty yourself. Stick with your friends to-
day and be grateful you have such cool people in your life.

SCORPIO -- Even if you're feeling underappreciated or undervalued at work, don't
ask for a raise right now. There is a big reorganization going on behind the scenes that
you don't know about (and probably never will know about). These changes will put
you right where you want to be soon enough, so just wait things out a little while
longer -- they are going to get better slowly and steadily. To keep yourself busy, ask
around to see who could use an extra helping hand. Make yourself useful

SAGITTARIUS -- An upcoming trip is going to go very well, thanks to your
ability to plan things in advance and organize everything you need. Could there be an
upgrade in your future? Well, the universe thinks that you are due for some good
news from behind the ticket counter (for a change), so lucky things are looking very
possible! Your good fortune can be given a real boost by a smile and charming com-
ment, so don't be afraid to work your personality.

CAPRICORN -- You have no business trying to fix other people's problems, so
feel free to bow out of the drama today. They might think it's your job to make their
lives happy and complete, blit they need to find out sooner or later that they're in
cliarge of their own happiness. There's no need to feel as though you're putting them
in a rough spot by not coming to their rescue. You're actually doing them a favor by
helping them learn a very important lesson about actions and consequences.

AQUARIUS -- Whether you like it or not, you will have to make a big compro-
mise today. They want chocolate, but you want vanilla -- so why not opt for fudge
ripple? They have a crush on the same person you have a crush on -- so why don't
both of you just be friends with that person and see how it goes? There are all sorts
of creative ways to get around the conflicts in your life, and you are equipped with
all the imagination and diplomacy that are necessary to make things work.

PISCES -- Your mind might be wandering all over the place when you're just starting
out your day today, but just hang on an hour or so! Don't waste your time trying to
figure out how to stay focused. Just proceed with your normal routine, and every-
thing will fall into place -- including your concentration skills. sp if you can miake this
a 'strictly business' kind of day, you will be able to leverage this laser-sharp focus and
make some major mountains move.

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"' Sunday' ChronicleJuly -22, 2007

We are like dwarfs on the

Shoulders of giants, so that
We Can see more than they,
and things at a greater
BERNARD of CHARTRES (d. c. 1130) John of
Salisbury, Metalogicon (1159), bk. III. Ch. Iv. See
also R. K. Merton, 'On the Shoulders of Giants'

ing and indicate a forceful command.
What a winsome sole!
How attentive they were!
Listen now!

We also use an exclamation mark after an interjec-
tion expressing a strong feeling.


It was a hard hit, and Bathsheba had unmistakably
lost her temper, and on that account, Gabriel had never
in his life kept his own better. He said nothing. She
then broke out~ -
"I may ask, I suppose, where in particular my un-
worthiness ]lies? In my not marrying you, perhaps?"
"Not by any means," said Gabriel quietly. "I have
long given up thinking of that matter. "
"Or wishing it, I suppose," she said; and it was ap-
parent that she expected an unhesitating denial of this
Whatever Galxiel felt, he coolly echoed her words -
"Or wishing iteither."

A woman may be treated with a bitterness that is
sweet to her, and with a rudeness which is not offen-
sive. Bathsheba wound have submitted to an indignant
chastisement for her levity had Gabriel protested that
he was loving her at the same time; the impetuosity of
passion unrequited is bearable, even if it stings and
anathematizes there is a triumph in the humiliation,
and a tenderness in the strife. This was what she had
been expecting, and what she had not got. To be lec-
tured because the lecturer saw her in the cold morning
light of open-shuttered distillation was exasperating. He
had not finished, either. He continued in a more agi-
tated voice:-

"My opinion is (since you ask it) that you are
greatly to blame for playing pranks upon a man like Mr.
Boldwood, merely as a pastime. Leading on a man you
don't care for is not a praiseworthy action. And even,
Miss Everdene, if you seriously incline towards him, you
might have let him find it out in some way of true lov-
ing-kindness, and not by sending him a valentine's let-
Batbhseba laid down the shears.
"I cannot allow any man to to criticize my pri-
vate conduct!" she exclaimed. "Nor will I for a minute.
So you'll please leave the farm at the end of the week!"

It may have been a peculiarity at any rate it was
a fact that when Bathsheba was swayed by an emo-
tion of an earthly sort her lower lip trembled: when by
a refined emotion, her upper lip or heavenward one.
Her nether lip quivered now.

"Very well, so I will," said Gabriel calmly. He
had been hekldto her by a beautiful thread which it pained
him to spoil in breaking, rather than by a chain he could
not break. "I should be even better pleased to go at
once," he added.
"Go at once then,- in Heaven's name!" said she,
her eyes flashing at his, though never meeting them.
"Don't let me see your face any more."
"Very well, Miss Everdene so it shall be."
And he took his shares and went away from her
in placid dignity, as Moses left the presence of Pharaoh.
(From T~homas Hardy's "Far from the Madding `

Something to do
What beautiful writing! What a show of culture!
Read the extract over again until you really get to un-
derstand the innuendoes and then write a story depict-
? the sentence: "They never saw eye to.eye on this

Solutionls to "Sentence Construction"
State whether each group of words is a sentence



Identify the use of the Exclamation Mark
The following items are declarative sentences,
polite and forceful commands, interjections, or
exclamatory phrases. Identify the correct type of
punctuation for .each item by writing full stop
(period) or exclamation mark (exclamation point)
on your paper.

1. How noisy the auditorium is
2. Please pay attention to the presentation on Chi-
nese arts
3. Many Chinese paintings portray the beauty of
4. What restful colours the artists use
5. We'll pass around this mountain-side scenery by
this new artist
6. Wow
7 What a spectacular screen painting
8. How beautiful Chinese architecture is

The Poem
What nudity as beautiful as this
Obedient monster purring at its toil;
These naked iron muscles dripping oil,
And the sure-fingered rods that never miss?
This long and shining flank of metal is
Magic that greasy labour cannot spoil;
While this vast engine that could rend the soil
Conceals its fury with a gentle hiss.
It does not vent its loathing, it does not turn
Upon its makers with destroying hate.
It bears a deeper malice; lives to earn
Its master's bread and laughs to see this great
Lord of the earth, who rules but cannot learn,
Become the slave of what his slaves create.
Loui Untermeye

1. Explain the terms: nudity (1. 1); surefingered rods
(1. 4); bears a deeper malice (1. 1'1); slave of what [his]
slaves create (1. 14)

2. Use your own words to tell.what the poem is say-

3. Give the poem a name.

or non-sentence:

1. Juice is squeezed from soursop. (sentence)
2. Have been soaked, boiled, and mashed. (non-sen-
3. Jam is made from fruits that grow on trees. (sen-
4. Chutney is made from mangoes which grow in
large quantities. (sentence)
5. Which you will mix with water to get your juice.
6. Bread is made from wheat flour. (sentence)
7. The milk and eggs bind together the ingredients.
8. Ripe tomatoes, cane vinegar, and corn syrup.
9. Comes from a plant that grows downward into
the soil where the peanut pod develops. (non-sentence)
10. Parts of the peanut plant inside the pod, or shell,
are the seeds. (sentence)
11. Some of the miilk you find in supermarkets is from
dairy cows milked by machines. (sentence)
12. Then the workers boiled the water out of the sap,
leaving thick syrup. (sentence)
13. Have a good day! (sentence)
14. Right from the beginning. (non-sentence)
15. There was a storm. (sentence)

The Question Mark
Reminder: The question mark is to be used on the
following occasions only:

1. Use a question mark after every direct question.
2. Use question marks after elliptical (incomplete)
questions in a series.
3. Use a question mark in parentheses to express a
4. Place the question mark inside the quotation
marks or parentheses only if it is part of the quoted or
parenthetical material.

Describe the use of the question mark in each sen-

1. Have you ever seen our new house? (used after
a direct question)
2. The lawyer asked his client, "When did you re-
turn to your matrimonial home?" (used inside the quo-
tation marks or parentheses only if it is part of the
quoted or parenthetical material)
3. What is meant by the term "rhetorical question"?
(used after a direct question)
4. When can we meet to set the book of crochet
edgings? (used after a direct question)
5. "Do you really have to leave now?" she queried
of him. (used inside the quotation marks or parenthe-
ses only if it is part of the quoted or parenthetical ma-
6. ~Kate inquired, "When are you paying the
telephone bill, if it is not too personal a question?"
(used inside the quotation marks or parentheses
only if it is part of the quoted or parenthetical ma.
7. The athletes were met by a cheering crowd
outside their hotel (incredible, is it?) and given to-
kens. (used inside the quotation marks or paren-
theses only if it is part of the quoted or parentheti-
cal material)

SThe Exclamation Mark or Point
We use an exclamation mark to show strong feel-



"1 ~fl

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Majors Sinous and
Marie Theodore, Divisional Leaders of the
Guyana Division of the Salvation Army, who
,celebrated their 25th Wedding Anniversary on
:'July 11th, 2007.
SGreetings from their two children Hance and
Louise Theodore, the Salvation Army Advisory
:Board, and officers and members of all the
Salvation Army Worship Centres in G~uyana.

Sunday ChroniCle July 22, 2007


]9 n( ~

Congratulations to Andrew isak and Elisha
Bacchus who were married on July 7, 2007.
Their parents and other relatives wish them
Allah's blessings and a long and happy life to-

congratulationss to Carey and Shanaze who were married
locording to Muslim rites on July 17, 2007.
Many blessings from Allah from Mr. and Mrs.
Aunnsammy, daughters Shareefa ari'd Areefa, brothers
ksif and Intiaze, and other relatives and friends.



ft Welcome to the 461"' edition of
E "Champion Cookery Corner", a
weekly feature giving recipes and
C- tlps on cooking in Guyana.

This week we feature "one pot" recipes to make cooking family meals easy~ duringf t/r T ;er,7
horlidays, using dlelicious Chamnpionr Pasta.

In large pot heat oil over medium high heat;
brown beef in batches, about 5 mimites.
lieduce heat to medium; add mushrooms,
onion, garlic, herb seasoning, Chico Black
Pepper sugar and salt. Cook, stirring, for
about 5 minutes or until vegetables are

Add pasta sauce and 2 cups (500 mi) water:
bring to boil. Stir in Champioin Pasta
Shells; reduce heat, cover and simmer,
stir-ring often, for about 1 5 minutes or- until
pasta is tender but firm.

3 cups (750 ml) Chamtrpion Pasta Shells
I tbsp (15 nd) vegetable oil *
SI b (500 g) sirloin steak cut in thin strips
3 cups' (750 mi) sliced mushrooms
i onion. chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1-1/2 tsp (7 ml) Italian herb seasoning
V2 tsp (2 mi) Chico Black Pepper
V2z tsp (2 ml) white sugar
1/4 tsp (1 ml) salt
1 jar (750 ml) churtky vegetable pasta sauce

5 ounces Chrampion Twirls
I teaspoon olive oil
*: cup sheced onion
I cup fresh or tinned sliced mushrooms
1 (29 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
I cup water
2 teaspoons dried basil
1~ teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon white sugar
l!4 teaspoon garlic powder
' 1/4 teaspoon Chtico Black Pepper

Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick
cooking spray. Add oil, and heat over a medium
flame. Add onion and mushrooms. Cook,
stirring fr-equently, for 3 to 5 minutes, until

Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, sugar, anld
spices to skillet. When mixture begins to boil,
stir in Chabrmpion 'lvivils. Cover, reduce heat to
medium-lowk, and cook 20 minutes. Stir mixture
every 4 to 5 minutes while cooking.

Icing Sugar
Curry Pbwder.
Garam Masala

Happy 10th wedding anniversary to Joan and
Rishi Jugnarine of No.2 Village, CanJe, Berbice,
from their family and friends. Many more happy
years for you two.


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Custard P~owder PASTA s
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Jessica Simnson

Goes to Boot Camp
.ressica Simpson has been sent to boot camp. Let's hope they
detain her long term.
The 'Dukes of flazzard' star will undergo a gruelling physical
training programme in preparation for her role as an out-of-work
actress who joins the army in 'Major Movie Star'.
A source told the Newu Yorlk Daily News newspaper: "She ;P -
left for Shreveport, L~ouisiana, on Wednesday (11.07.07). She's
going to be in boot -camp for two days to learn how to do army u I:" ;
drills and salute properly and that sort of thing." .' ..
In the film,.Jessica's character is left devastated after find-
ing her boyfriend in bed with her hairdresser. It has been
reported the 27-year-old' s celebrity hairstylist friend Kien ,
Paves could make a cameo appearance for the scene.

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Shaggy, the international hip-hop and reggae star, has said he keeps returning to India
drawn by the countries' soulful classical music and the glitz and amour of Bollywood.
Shaggy' told IANS that he believes indian music is really touching. He says its deeply spiri-
tual and touches a chord in his heart, it draws him closer to India.
He said he wouldn't mind singin out a few songs in Hindi films. "I am hoping the right song
come<: around and then I would love to sing for Bollywood. Bollywood! is getting really big around
the' wud."
Shaggy would have a concert in New Delhi on Friday and Mumbai on Saturday. He is the
chartbusting singer of hits like "Boombastic" and "In the summertime"./
ke would be singing new tracks like "Hotshot", "Luy me" afid "Get my party on", as
well as old favourites like "Strength of a woman" and "Oh Carolina" and "It wasn't me"
at the concerts.
The singer was in India two years ago when he sang "Boombastic" at the Channel V awards in
Shaggy, reggae's bad boy, is renowned for his tongue-in-cheek lyrics and sexy stage act. He
has seen six'of his singles go platinum.
"Boombastic" won him a Grammy Award in 1995. Shaggy, born in Jamaica but a US-based
star has performed in over 75 countries and has sold 10 million albums worldwide.
The star also said he bonded with India because the country, in many ways, is like his native
"I'm from a country like India. Jamaica has similar problems and similar joys and warmth. I
sense that warmth in India, that affection and love from the audience."
He said the only problem was the big-time piracy in the Indian music market. "The response
from the audience is always fantastic but the stealing is a big issue.
"Unless the piracy stops it is difficult to consider India a major market for music," Shaggy
explained. "flow can any artiste think of good sales if everything just gets illegally copied?"
Next in line is a scheduled holiday in India. "I want to come here without work, when
I can do all my sightseeing. I want to see the Taj Mahal."

azingFrench paper

Sreveals s-arry

industry. "Being the direc- II POtter S fate I
it's the outsider's perspec-
ossne thheindusryd that po (Reuters) French newspaper LeParisie has revealed
es sme f th wold cass the fates of four of the main protagonists in the final
ema. US audience has instalment of the H~arry Potter book series.
~uely heard of Bollywood ac- The daily printed a three-paragraph summary of the
;but don't know much about book's epilogue upside down so readers could choose to
m. The movie is an attempt ignore revelations about characters, whose survival was
showcase the industry to thrown into doubt after author J.K. Rowling said she in-
:s who know nothing about tended to kilh aff twoachartacters and gave oea repnieve.th
he explains. shelves at a minute past midnight Saturday in a carefully
So, what does the Hollywood orchestrated release designed to maximise suspense and sales
ector has to say about the from London and New York to Mumbai and Australia's
mt 'Bollywood' been seen in O utback.
derogatory sense with many Plot details -- including the fate of the boy wizard and
~he industry seniors? "I tried his Hogwarts friends -- have been closely guarded secrets
be respectful to the industry which have mostly survived intact despite a pre-publica-
not using the term too often tion review in some major newspapers which have earned
he movie. However, Idon'tsee (.Rowling'sire.
n a derogatory sense," he But the book's release has been marred by leaks of its
ns ogf contents on the Internet, both real and fake, and by a mis-
Stake made by an online U.S. retailer that meant small num-
Sber of hard copies were sent to buyers days ahead of pub-
SRowling reacted angrily when two U.S. newspapers ran
Reviews on Thursday based on copies they obtained ahead
Sof publication.
I have da idd t ulitshh p rotedmsp cl rs w ate oi
) of reviews in complete disregard of the wishes of lit-
erally millions of readers, particularly children," thie
~1S~i 41-year-old said.
Potter publishers will take comfort from the fact
~F~'. g Ithat the majority of fans do not know what. happens
Sin book seven, and lo not want to until they get their
hands on a copy on what has been dubbed in the me-
Sdia as "P-Day."I
b; II The first six books in the series, which began with
nHarry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" in 1997,
II Have sold 325 million copies and the first five movies
C- slin the film franchise have amassed around $4 billion
at the" global box: office.

ies explore the spectrum of
emotions between charac-
ters," explains the director
who claims to have shot the
movie with an all Indiani crew.
Though many may perceive
Bollywood as an industry far
from being organised, Willard
claims of having no problems
at~all. "Many people say
Bollywood movies are always
behind schedule, I didn't see
any such problem despite
having a jam packed schedule
of merely 41 days," he adds.
While the film may be
based on Ali Larter's first brush
with the film industry in India,
the movie is being pitched for
an international audience who
seem to have little insights on


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prised many, not with his bulg-
ing biceps but with unparalleled
charm and friendly nature, the
latest one being the director of
'Marigold', Willard Carroll.
"Salman has an amazing
screen presence and is a fabu-
lous person. I never expected
we would hit off this well. To-
day, he is like a younger brother
to me," says Willaird.
'Marigold' which marks
Salman's Hollywood.debut is
the director's first brush with
Bollywood as well. "I had
seen a Bollywood film in
Chennai four years back on
my visit to India and was fas-
cinated by the music, dance
and melodrama in the movie.
It's amazing how Indian mov-


Author: Vikas Hotwam
Director of 'Marigold'
Willard Carroll says he is in
awe of the actor
The fact that Salman Khan
is a generous host is no secret.
Time and again there have been
instances where Khlan has sur-

wishes to sing

for Bollywood