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P -MADRID (Reuters) If the bulls don't get you;a
inosquito might, as Spanish bullfighter Jose Mala
r'l Manzanares has discovered to his cost
After surviving 57 bullfights this season with ihe
usual share of~gorings, tramplings and; tossings,
Manzanares dropped out early suffering from Dengue
visi$ Lin America~ during the coming European winter as a sec-
ondbu of thie virus could be worse.
Phtf mhre serious forms of Dengue kill hundreds of
people every year especially in Asia.
Manzanares; 25, likely contracted the tropical ~rs transmit-
ted by mosquitobite during a Latin America tour involving appear-
ances in Mexicb; IColombia and Venezuela, doctors say.
Manzanates had been fainting and generally feeling unwell for months,
but doctors could not decide what was wrong with hi uni detailed
tests showed he rivas suffering from one of the milder fors of Dengue.
"A person pho contracts Dengue fever is likely to get other
infections because their immune system is very depressed," Doc-
tor Jose Calabuig, treating Manzanares, told bullfighting portal
Doctors harp prescribed rest and warned Manzanares not to
WITH most of the country's population living along the coastland and vulnerable to rising sea levels, Guyana is poised to lead the debate on why climate
change adaptation policies should fit into the natioplal development programme, when Commonwealth Finance Ministers meept in Georgetown.
SPrime Minister Sam~uel Hinds~h~ands over ticket ~toTEC
Sawardee. At left is Indian High Commissioner Avinash Gupta
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Woman killed in
A WOMAN was killed and five others injured when the mini~~-
bus they were travelling in had a blow-out and ended u~p inl a
trench early yesterday- morning at Mladein~ill Soesdykec. East
Dead is Yv~onne Lin,. 7. of 98 Soesdvkez. Ea~st Bank Demel-rara.
Those injured are Joy'ce Thomas. 50 of 16 Coverden, East Bank
Demerara, Solochnie Ramotar. 62, of 3 Mandewini Oma Mohanlall,
60, of 179) Timehri Old Road. Barbara Reynolds. 16. of 139 Prison
Area, Timehri. and Shanty Singh. 43. of 159) Prison Area, Timehri.
all on the East Bank; Demerara.
Lin was pronounced dead on arrival at Georgetown Public
Hospital, while the others wvere treated and sent away.
Bod of s- & *.
Old f shed out of
THE body of a 6-year-old boy was fished ouit a trench in North
Sophia, Geoir e wnlyesterdayebyA oasersb -Bot 44 fl
Police have since launched an investigation.
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Five persons will soon be
heading to India, under the
Indian Technical and Eco-
nlomic Cooperation (ITEC)
programme, to commence
studies in standardisation,
quality assurance, library
practices, web designing and
fertilizer quality control.
Prime Minister Samuel
H-inds Friday evening presented
tickets to the five young people
at the National Cultural Centre
where an evening of music and
dance was held in honour of
ITEC's 43rd anniversary. There
were performances of kathak and
folk dances, music, skits, and
drumming by members of the
Indian Cultural Centre: and the
Guyana National School of
ITEC addresses the needs of
developing countries, which in-
cludes approximately 156 coun-
tries in Asia, Afr~ica, East Eu-
rope, Central and Latin
More than 500 Guyanese
have benefited from the ITEC
programme since it was offered
to Guyana, Indian Hig~h Com-
missioner to Guyana Mr.
Avinash Gupta said at the cer-
emony Friday evening.
Prime Minister Hinds noted
that persons who have returned
over the years have been assist-
ing in the country's development.
'The Government and
people of Guyana hold this col-
laboration in high esteemn and
many Guyanese trainees under
the ITEC programme will trea-
sure their experiences in India,"
the Prime Minister said.
He observed that Guyana
needs more persons with exper-
tise and experience and so the
government will always be grate-
ful for the dedicated service of
the numerous Indian experts
who came to Guyana.
High Commissioner Gupta
said the programme has been a
regular feature since Guyana has
been a major beneficiary and the
bilateral cooperation is steadily
Mr. G~upta said India can
now afford to share with devel-
oping countries its expertise in
India launched the ITEC
programme in September,
1964, as a bilateral form of
assistance and has since pro-
vided over US$2B worth of
technical assistance to devel-
oping countries. While its
main focus has been on train.
ing in India and deputation
of experts, ITEC also covers
study visits and projects, and
project -rela ted
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of Guyana and the Common-
wealth, is playing a crucial role
Dr. Singh, in a recent inse-
view, said a project like
Gwokaa hc a an a
vate buyers who see the nrat
.The Iwokrama forest, he
said, holds an estimated 120
million tonnes of crkr wilk
half of it dediacatd as aml
ness preserve, aml the ethe
half for buicsalvta mb
as sustainable timber honess
"Forests provider a bm~
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Guyana ns me of ae rmost
vulnerable countries to cliunge
change, with 90 per cent of the
populatimlyht a tim vad
coastland, which is below sea
level. He said an the coast tao,
(gas) and changes in land use,
suh s efreaion.e
changed between businesses or
bought and sold in international
markets at the prevailing market
ever, Dr. David Singh, the Ex-
ecutive Director for Iwokrama,
agreed with the President that
Kyoto's benefits are perverse.
Iwokrama says that whilst
the Kyoto Protocol has created
a carbon trading market, sustain-
able forest management and con-
servation of standing forests re-
main excluded from carbon trad-
ing under this Protocol.
The forest conservation
programme says that despite
having a large amount of carbon
stock, the argument used is that
intact forests have low rates of
absorption of carbon.
There is therefore little eco-
nomic incentive under the cli-
mate change framework that
promotes better land use and
land use change initiatives of in-
tact tropical rain forests, and
this is in direct contradiction of
Article 6 of the Convention on
Biological Diversity, Iwokrama
By NeHl Marks
WITH most of the country's
population living along the
coastland and vulnerable to
rising sea levels, Guyana is
poised to lead the debate on
why climate change adapta-
tion policies should fit into
the national development
programme, when Common-
wealth Finance Ministers
meet in Georgetown.
Minister within the Minis-
try of Finance, Ms. Jennifer
Webster, says climate change is
a major development challenge
and she said to reduce vulner-
ability, adaptation efforts must
be included in national and
sectoral policies such as envi-
ronmental management plans
and economic development poli-
The Commonwealth Fi-
nance Ministers Meeting
(CFMM) takes place from Oc-
tober 15-17 at the Guyana In-
ternational Conference Centre
and is expected to bring together
som 300 deleg te efrmmthe 52
Minister Webster said the
meeting will focus on the sei-
ous impact of climate change on
growth and development, espe-
cially in poor countries, since
the poorest are the ones that
stand to suffer the most. She
said the cost for adaptation is
significant and poor countries
require substantial financial and
The CFMM takes place
just before the annual meetings
of the International Monetary
Fund and World Bank.
Each year, the CFFM con-
siders a special theme, and the
one chosen this year is: "Cli-
mate Change: The Challenges
Facing Finance Ministers."
"I hope that at the end of
the meeting, ministers will have
a better appreciation of the de-
velopment challenges posed by
climate change, including those
relating to their portfolio re-
sponsibilities and how to ad-
dress them,". Commonwealth
Secretary General Mr. Don
McKinnon has been quoted by
the Secrtia assy sident
Bharrat Jagdeo has called for a
new framework to the Kyoto
Protocol with Guyana facing a
possible complete wipeout of
the coastland, where most
Guyanese live, and where most
economic activities take place,
should there be continuing sea
Opening an agro-energy
conference in early August this
year, the President said the in-
centives offered by the Kyoto
protocol the international
agreement against climate change
which sets legally-binding tar-
gets for developed countries to
reduce greenhouse emissions -
are "perverse" and does not
help countries like Guyana
which have standing virgin for-
"As currently structured,
(Kyoto) provides perverse in-
centives. You can cut down
trees and replant and you get
assistance to do that, but if you
preserve the f orest, there is no
assistance...I think that is
wrong," Mr Jagdeo said.
The Protocol allows devel-
oped countries or companies
with high greenhouse gas emis-
sions to buy carbon credits from
countries who are engaged in re-
planting forests that were cut
down for timber, or other pur-
poses. It provides no incentives
to countries like Guyana which
has preserved its forests over
Greenhouse gases include
water vapour, carbon dioxide
(CO2), methane, nitrous oxide
and ozone. The scientific com-
munity believes that the global
climate is warming because of
greenhouse gas emissions from
human activities, including in-
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A child attends a rally titled 'U.N. for Taiwan' in Taiwan's
southern city of Kaohsiung yesterday. (Nicky Loh/Reuters)
Olmert delays prisoner
JERUSALEM (Reuters) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert
delayed a plan to release from prison scores of members of
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's secular Fatah move.
ment, Israeli officials said yesterday.
Officials said Olmert had planned to ask the Cabinet today to
release more prisoners, but the item was removed from the agenda
amid~ fears it would not garner enough support. Plans to release more
prisoners have already been delayed once.
"It's not coming up tomorrow. It's been put off because there
is no agreed upon list," one government official said, asking not to
Israeli government spokesman David Baker said he did not have
the agenda for today's Cabinet meeting.
Olmert told Abbas at a meeting on Monday he would ask
his Cabmnet to approve the prisoner release as a goodwill ges-
ture for the Ramadan fast month, which began this week, Pal-
estinian officials said. Israel had been expected to free around
100 Fatah prisoners.
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STOCKHOLM/DUBAI (Reuters) The head of an al
Qaeda-led group in Iraq has offered $100,000 for the kill-
ing of a Swedish cartoonist for his drawing of Islam's
Prophet Mohammad and threatened to attack big Swed-
Abu Omar al-B aghdadi, leader of the self-styled Islamic
State in Iraq, also offered $50,000 to anyone who killed the
editor of the newspaper that published the drawing by Lars
Vilks depicting the head of the Prophet on the body of a
Sweden's Nerikes Allehanda daily published the drawing,
part of a series which art galleries in Sweden had declined to
display, last month in what it called a defense of free speech.
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TAIPEI (Reuters) About
250,000 people demon-
strated in two Taiwan cit-
ies yesterday to back the
island's doomed efforts at
securing United Nations
membership, a move con-
demned by rival Beijing
and rejected by ally Wash-
Some 150,000 people. in-
cluding President Chen Shui-
bian, marched through the
southern port city of Kaobsiung
in pro-UN green shirts and
waving flags. Political opposi-
tion forces in Taichung mean-
while marshaled at least 100.000
"The biggest thing is for
tUe iUni te Naion t ned te
this UN effort is not just
something Chen Shui-bian is
doin "osai Kalohshungaem
ne I sini s in from the
Government officials say
they know the UN bid will
fail, prompting speculation
that the ruling Democratic
orgrsiv Idtya IDPP t a
agenda of greater indepen-
dence from China by stirring
anger at home.
The United Nations is ex;-
pected to reject the bid on Tues-
The DPP plans to hold a
referendum alongside Taiwan's
presi etal e ectio next Marc
seek UN membership as a new
member under the name Tai-
The referendum, which has
raised tensions between Taiwan
Sanaest s Wsh ntoth eekn btd
ter Cihinamtieksis extpoeucdato
Administrative grade of qualifying
for the ballot.
Foreign powers will note
the referendum, if it passes,
pot r Chal ear itia ala
BAGHDAD (Reuters) The
political movement loyal to
Moqtada al-Sadr withdrew
from Iraq's ruling Shi'ite Al-
li ee onM iturdayN le vian(
Maliki's coalition in a pre-
carious position in parlia-
Mal e cm ieifurther weakens
which even before the defection
hadsfa le dto ressntcnugh rke
w rrng mnoijpn Shi'ite and mi-
His coalition now has
around half the seats in the 275-
seat parliament, although it
could survive with the support
ofakhandful of independent law-
"The political committee
has declared the withdrawal of
the Sadr bloc from the (Shi'ite)
1siian btei su there wasdno
mands of Sadr's bloc were be-
ing met," the Sadr movement
said in a statement released at a
news conference in the holy
Shi' ite city of Najaf.
An adviser to Maliki said
the government had no immedi-
m The detcis by r'
Alliance in parliament was not
%aIn mn tetrh o
Cabiin ma Apriill count on the
backing of two other Shi'ite Is-
lanjst ante and hpato tan
laa cseod anyrpunsh for t fo-ch -
fidence vote in his government.
Sadr's bloc in the past has
noted a host of grievances, in-
cluding Maliki's refusal to set a
timet ble for the withdrawal of
Earlier this week the move-
ment accused the government of
failing to provide security and
sidepqolitical progress had been
Maliki's government also
faced criticism from Wash-
The case has been investi-
gated for links to the murder of
several other young people in
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ZURICH (Reuters) A five-
.erold Swiss girl who went
missmng some six weeks ago
was found dead yesterday,
Swiss police said.
The body of a child, found
by a man in a forest close to the
Swiss town of Oberbueren, was
identified as Ylenia Lenhard, po-
lice in the canton of St. Gallen
said in a statement.
The man suspected of ab-
ducting Ylenia, 67-year-old Urs
Hans Von Aesch, was found
dead on August 1 near
Oberbueren, one day after the
girl went missing in the nearby
town of Appenzell.
Police believe Von Aesch
committed suicide, after shoot-
ing another man, who survived.
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pulls out of Iraq
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found at Gitmo
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Guards at the Guantanamo Bay
prison camp found two prisoners sporting unauthorized un-
derwear, and the U.S. military is investigating to determine
how they got the contraband.
Both prisoners were caught wearing Under Armour briefs
erd one so ma o pe bti stte s th iltr
the regular mail, according to a Defense Department letter Army
.Lt. Col. Ed Bush. a spokesman at the jail holding some 340
men on suspicion of terrorism or links to al-Qaida and the
Taliban, said more was involved than just an uproar over
He said the appearance of contraband raised serious con-
cerns about the potential for smuggling other items that could
be used by detainees to harm themselves or staff.
"There is no room for error when working in a dangerous
environment, and constant vigilance is of the utmost impor-
tance," Bush said.
Detainees are given cotton briefs similr to thes Is-
sued to U.S. soldiers in basic tralalag, he said
short stint an sail
TRINIDAD EXPRESS Former local government minister
Dhanraj Singh was locked away in a basement cell for three
hours at the San Fernando Magistrates' Court Friday, until
his bail was approved to let him go home.
He ended up in jail after being committed to stand trial in the
High Court on two counts of corruption.
Singh is charged with 27 counts of fraud dating back to the late
1990s, when he was the local government minister in the United
National Congress government.
The preliminary enquiry was delayed because Singh was
charged in February 2001 with the murder of chairman of the Rio
second tal of e mre hg i ctb 20 t eh 1 Ha It
Justice. The last time Singh spent time in custody at the San Fernando
court was in February 2003, during his first aborted murder trial.
Friday, Magistrate Wellington told Singh he had a case
to answer before a judge and jury and ordered that he return
to the Magastrates' Court next January 23 in connection with
the other corruption charges.
JAMAICA OBSERVER Jamaica's Prime Minister Golding (third from right, front row) with members of his Cabinet
Friday for their first official photo, after being sworn in at King's House by the Governor-General, Prof Kenneth Hall.
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faced on Friday trying to explain why they picked up the wrong
prisoner in a high-security transfer of a top druglord to a ship
at sea in an attempt to better protect him.
Helicopters and troops mobilized to transfer suspected druglord
Diego "Don Diego" Montoya along with a former paramilitary com-
mander, Carlos Jimenez, from their prison cells to Navy ships af-
ter learning about death threats.
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moved Diego "Don Berna" Murillo to Bogota from Combita jail.
1 urillo is another former paramilitary commander jailed under a
peace deal with President Alvaro Uribe.
"I don't think we can qualify it as chaos. That would not be
appropriate. But it was an error because there was an order to trans-
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Minister Carlos Holguin told local radio. "It was a mistake in in-
Authorities returned Murillo to Combita and on Friday began
moving Montoya to a ship patrolling in Pacific waters. Ex-para-
military commander Jimenez, alias "Macaco", was sent to another
Montoya, suspected leader of the violent Norte del Valle car-
tel, was captured this week cowering under leaves in his under-
Aided by billions in U.S. funds, Uribe has led a security
crackdown to reduce violence from Colombia's drug-fuelled
conflict. But the country remains the world's top cocaine pro-
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They would, however, be expected to go beyond the
rhetoric and sloganeering of "the health of the region is
the wealth of the region" and offer specific guidelines
for action within a realistic time-frame for implementa-
tion of their ideas/proposals.
The Prime Minister of St. St.Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Denzil
Douglas, who has lead responsibility for matters pertain-
ing to the region's health development with a specific fo-
cus on HIV/AIDS, has demonstrated a capacity for sus-
taining interest among his Community colleagues.
He now has a special challenge to ensure ACTION
on the NCDs programme as would have emerged yes-
terday. Dr Douglas would know ~of the commitment of
the CARICOM Health Ministers and the Community
Secretariat, with officials such as Assistant Secretary
General for Human Resource Development, Dr Edward
Greene, to help in advancing the core Action Plan to
result from yesterday's Health Summit.
We await the official Communique or 'Declaration'.
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cracks mn PNIM
at the expense of the dreaded killer HIV/AIDS.
What has been a sobering influence leading to the
organisation and hosting of yesterday's Health Summit
in one of the most affected CARICOM states with NCDs,
was the grim realisation that more Caribbean nationals
were dying each year from non-communicable diseases,
gun-related murders and road accidents than from the
Dr. Alleyne, former Director of the Pan American
Health Organisation (PAHO), was chairman of the blue-
ribbon Caribbean Commission on Health and Develop-
ment that produced a seminal report in 2005 on the
-region's health problems with recommendations for con-
certed action. He was a major driving force for
yesterday's Health Summit.
The Ministers of Health around the 15-member Com-
munity, from the poorest (Haiti) to the most economically
advanced (Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados), also
deserve to be congratulated for their contributions. So
too the CARICOM Secretariat that has provided acknowl-
edged valuable support.
At the time of writing, the summit was still in session.
What is being eagerly looked forward to is a "Plan of Ac-
tion" with guidance, for the public's benefit, on specific
For example, initiatives in the areas of public educa-
tion, including our schools; on changing general
lifestyles', including consumption patterns and recom-
mended essential exercises.
Further, integrating efforts in appropriate food produc-
tion to be less dependent on imports of consumer prod-
ucts that add to obesity, heart-related and other NCDs.
A one-day summit on the very vital issue of the
region's health cannot be expected to come up with all
the answers to our problems. This is not being asked of
THE HEADS of Government of the Caribbean Com-
munity (CARICOM) deserve to be commended for fi-
nally making a reality, by their participation in Port-of-
Spain yesterday, the much publicised special summit
on the region's health problems and challenges.
A brainchild of the outstanding Caribbean Man,
Professor Sir George Alleyne, the special focus of
yesterday's "Health Summit' was to address the
chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) that has
been incrementally affecting most, if not all member
states of the Community, including Guyana.
Elevating the priority to deal with the NCDs-such
as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, stroke and heart-
related diseases--is in no way being done, thankfully,
The UNC got less than 15
percent support, and the major-
ity of those interviewed were
opposed to any alliance, or coa-
liti'on arrangement between the
COP and UNC. Undecided po-
tential voters remain significant.
For a party in it second
term and running an administra-
tion awash with money, earned
primarily from its booming en-
ergy sector, the findings of the
Ansa McAl poll as well as the
more recent CADRES' survey
contrast with Prime Minister
Manning's public optimism for
electoral victory-which, I
think. is still likely.
Not only is Manning boldly
speaking about the PNM retain-
them cabinet ministers he does
not wish to be again nominated
for the ~coming general election.
Conducted by the Jamaica-
based Johnson Survey Research
Limited (headed by pollster Bill
Johnson), the findings had an
immediate negative impact of
spreading discontent within the
PNM and sparked a series of
withdrawals from nominations
at the constituency level.
At least 50 percent of the
party's 20 MPs in the current
36-member House of Represeli-
tatives have already been iden-
tified for exclusion from nomi-
nations for the coming election.
In a "screening process",
defined and executed by Man-
TO GO by results of an in- Congress of People (COP:
ternal party poll he had com- by former Central Bank Gc
missioned, as well as two in- nor Winston Dookeran, a
dependent nationally con- close colleague of Ba
ducted surveys, Trinidad and Panday, were jostling virt
Tobago's Prime Minister neck-and-neck in popular
Patrick Manning could now both party and personal le
be staring at a very uncom- ship level.
fortable political message. Dookeran's C~
It is that, contrary to a pre- spawned by a breakaway
vailing public perception up.to tion of the UNC--celebrat
a few months ago, Mr first anniversary with a r
Manning's incumbent People's moth rally at Woodford Sc
National Movement (PNM) no last Sunday.
longer seems invincible at com- It was so successful
ing general election, likely to be cording to media reports, t
held within three months. provoked emotional respl
Such a development would from both Panday and Mat
come as a major surprise within in attempts to downgrad
CARICOM; but we are still to celebratory rally's signifil
know even the election date and with their questions abo~
the nominated candidates for a thenticity of the COP's su
new 41-member House of Rep- base as well as funding sol
resentatives, to start taking
bets. The CADRES Poll
The commissioned internal Perhaps it was not k
poll, done for performance rat- by then that the COP l
ings of PNM parliamentarians in may have been armed wi
constituencies they serve, has results of another opinion
attracted much media attention yet to be released, and
and political discussions. rently being analysed.
But it is the latest of two That poll was cond
national opinion polls that last month by the Barb
could add to Manning's agony based Caribbean Develol
which he is working hard to Research Services (CAD
publicly conceal, as he seeks to headed by regional poi
counter unflattering interpreta- consultant Peter Wickhan
tions of the internal poll for the known for its respectable
selection process of PNM clec- record.
tion candidates. The findings. from \
Last weekl, the latest pub- have been able to obtain.
lished UWI/ Ansa McAl poll data with slight variatic
discl. .:~ J Iin.il lhe PNN1h .Ind thei those of the latest Ansa
Page 6 & 27 p65
poll. What has been fortified by
the CADRES poll is the evident
ascendancy in popularity of
Dookeran's COP as the primary
challenger to Manning's PNM
for state power at the next elec-
tion-and not the UNC.
Of particular significance
also, as revealed by the CAD-
RES poll, is the consistency in
support for a change in govern-
ment. For last month's survey
approximately seventy percent,
or 69.7 to be precise, favoured
a change from a PNM adminis-
A similar poll in 2006 had
72 percent in favour of a change
in government--two percent
more than that of a 2005 sur-
vey which had 70 percent call-
ing for such a change.
For CADRES' latest poll,
the PNM got a favourable rat-
ing of 26 percent; COP 19 and
UNC 16 percent. That trans-
lates to an improvement for the
PNM of six percent when com-
pared with the 2006 opinion
survey (20 percent).
It also showed a drop by
four percent for the COP, which
had a 23 percent rating in 2006.
The UNC, on- the other hand,
moved from 10 percent in 2006
to 16 percent in last month's
on leadership, the respondents
rated Manning at 31 percent or
five percent more than
Dookeran's (26); UNC's Oppo-
sition Leader Kamla Persad-
Bissessar 20 percent and
Panday, not now in parliament,
merely six percent.
However, overall, what the
poll projects for the PNM is the
major hurdle it continues tol
face--securing an imprehsive
percentage of popular support
above that of the combined rat-
ings expressed in favour of its
opponents---COP and UNC.
Combined, that support
stood at 35 percent to the
PNM's 26 percent for last
month's CADRES poll which
was conducted among 1,000 re-
spondents and has an estimated
five percent margin of error.
CADRES' Wickham re-
fused to discuss the poll, ex-
plammig it was privately done at
the request of a sponsor who
will decide if and when to make
it public. Wickham, however'
said it was not commissioned by
COP and that he had no discus-
sions with any of the country s
For the published Ansa
McAl poll support in favour of
Dookeran as Prime Minister
was 25 percent, two percent
more than for Manning (23 pe~r-
But in response to which
party they would vote for at
coming election, the PNM was
given a three percent advantage
over COP--scoring 27 percent -
compared to the latter's 24 per:-
ing the government, but talking
and acting as if he expects to
achieve his objective of a two-
third majority to empower his
new administration to move the
country into republican status
with an executive-type presi-
dency-similar perhaps to
Guyana's. This possibility is
However, there is an imme-
diate problem for Mr Manning.
It resides in the very internal
poll he commissioned. If it of-
fers a good reflection on the
state of "popularity" or perfor-
mance ratings. the PNM leader
himself has to do much better
:n his own party. In comparison,
that is, to ratings given to some
o1 hisi party colleagues, among
ning, the Prime Minister has
sought to market his image of a
"maximum leader" in complete
control of party and govern-
ment, and now anxious to lead
his team into another electoral
He speaks of having "the
best team of candidates" (read
"best" as approved by him and
implicit criticism of the current
In the reasoning of some in-
dependent political observers,
Manning, by his commissioning
of the unprecedented internal
poll on performance of existing
MPs, may be unwittingly tray-
elling a path that could seriously
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SUNDAY CHRONICLE September 16, 200~
SUNDAY CHRONICLE September 16, 2007 7
The PNCR and
The PNCR over the past five, years with the help of their
supporters and well wishers in various communities, has
worked to undermine the Police force's effectiveness to tackle
Police effectiveness depends on involvement and support from
the communities, such as, giving information to the police.
Community participation is key to solving crimes .The PPP/C in
2006, introduced the Community Neighbourhood Policing Unit
because it realizes the importance the role of Community
involvement in combating crime.
The PNCR has used the strategy of non-cooperation with the
mnicgu dted ro chlev nuc Istrg s ihi drk an foolis si thni
that deliberate attempts to undermine Police effectiveness will work.
The PNC/R in shambles with the huge amount of'
dissension currently occurring within it, is beginning to take
on a 'desperate' personality. This desperation explains that
PNCR's. negativism against the police.
need to provide more
More needs to be done by Caribbean Airlines to facilitate the
comfort of their customers. A friend and I were travelling to
Canada; we had to change planes in 'Ikinidad, as we were wait-
ing to enter the new plane we were informed by a staff of Car-
ibbean Airlines that there would be a five hours delay. Not
wanting to further frustrate ourselves we decided to relax and
wait as there was nothing we could have done anyway.
We were told we could not leave the waiting area, I thought to
myself (in amusement) that perhaps the Trinidad authorities were
fearful to let us out of the waiting area because they were afraid we
Guyanese would hide in their country.
After about one hour my friend's name was announced over
the public address system. He was told to report to the airport
security. The security officer had the appearance of a "cow pen
cleaner" with a huge protruding stomach; this guy looked like he
could barely afford a proper pair of shoes. Anyway, he proceeded
to ask lots of questions while at the same time shining various lights
on the visa. Most of the questions asked were to my mind very
unnecessary due to the fact that we were merely transiting through
Trinidad. Some of the questions he asked were: How did you get
this visa? Why are you travelling to Canada? Where will you stay
in Canada? How were you able to afford to buy a ticket? How did
How ou g gilou bevis ain in waa? Do yo have sedin
money? Where was the visa issued (it was clearly marked issued in
Port-of-Spain). At this point two other security officers who had
joined him told him "this guy's documents seem to be in order, let
him go after which they left. He then proceeded to physically
tamper with the visa scratching it with his unkempt fingernails.
SAt this point we were afraid he would have damaged the visa.
After about an hour he finally gave up and handed back the pass-
port to my friend.
After arriving in Canada we asked the Canadian Immigration
Officer if something was wrong with the Visa, her reply was "it
seems quite normal, I see hundreds like these every day" we then
told her the type of questions this Trinidadian official was asking.
She said as far as she is aware those questions ought to be asked
Il a Canadian I mira ison Officer and he was not allowed to physi-
It appears to me that Trinidadians seem to think that every
Guyanese is underprivileged and begs for his daily bread. I am con-
fident that niy friend earns more than three times the salary that
idiot at the airport works for.
I think Caribbean Airlines need to do something to protect their
passengers from unprofessional and overbearing airport officials or
else they will continue to lose market share. They should offer a
straight flight to Canada. I am sure if Guyanese can avoid in tran-
siting through Trinidad they would.
The whole CARICOM concept to my mind is a waste of
time and money.
Dear Readers. u views and ordna
IIPh WJ~ ur eser s say.
Spae mn~anlons may. dictate )how many oV -or
lspae publish In a single edition, hu M M spo
~1F~ askonl tht yu be as bdef as oao ?!rW
skou dal wto issues rather ta
co"ic"on iscompletely misconceived and woefully wrong in law.
The President's power under Article 188 of the Constitution
I now turn to the second contention, that is, does the Presi-
dent have the power to issue a pardon to a person not convicted of
Article 188 of the Constitution, as far as it is relevant, pro-
vides as follows:
Art 188 (1) The President may (b) grant to any person con
cerned in or convicted of any offence under the law of Guyana, a
pardon, either free or subject to lawful conditions.
It is respectfully submitted that this provision of the Consti-
tution unequivocally and unambiguously empowers the President
to grant both pre-conviction and post conviction pardons. This
constitutional provision is not only in keeping with the general
law of pardon but is also in consonance with other constitutional
provisions of several Commonwealth territories. For example, Ar-
ticle 87 (1) and (2) of the Constitution of Trinidad and Tobago
contains a similar power. Indeed, with respect to pre-conviction
pardon, the wording in that constitution is even more explicit.
Article 87 (1) provides thus:
Art 87 (1) "The President may grant to any person a pardon,
either free or subject to lawful conditions, respecting any offences
that he may have committed.
The power of the President under this subsection may be exer-
cised by him either before or after the person is charged with any
offence and before he is convicted thereof.,,
Therefore, the Guyana Constitution and the constitution of sev-
eral other Commonwealth territories permit the grant of a pardon
both before and after a conviction.
That Mark Benschop was not convicted of an offence is be-
yond dispute. The only issue that is left to be addressed therefore
is whether he can be classified as a "person concerned in .: any
offence under the law of Guyana" as provided for in Article 188
(1)(a) of our Constitution.
In addressing this issue the following facts are pertinent:
(i) in July 2001, Mark Benschop was charged with the offence
of conspiracy to commit treason contrary to Section 317 of the
Crimirial Law Offences Act Chap 8:01. Laws of Guyana;
(ii) that a Preliminary Inquiry was conducted into the charge
by a Magistrate at the Georgetown Magistrate's Court;
S(iii) upon the conclusion of the Preliminary Inquiry, the Learned
Magistrate ruled that a prima facie case was made out against the
accused and committed him to stand trial in the High Colirt;
(iv) a trial was in fact held in the High Court before a Judge
and Jury; (v) at the end of the trial the accusecl was not acquitted;
Based on thre foregoing, does Mark Benschop qualify as a "per-
son concerned in .. any offence under the law of Guyana" for the
purposes of Article 188 (1)(a)? -
I think so. .
MOHABIR ANIL NANDLALL MP
Mohabir A. Nandlall & Associates
Why is he jumping on the bandwagon? He needs to sit in a rock-
ing chair and pen his memoirs. I would like to read the part with
the enquiry into the Vincent Teekah and the market vendor shoot-
SAnd I almost forgot the Ombudsman's findings into charges of
corruption which were levelled against him. Mr. Green I strongly
suggest that you set an example and write all the wrongs that were
committed under your watch.
It would be nice for you to apologise to the vendor's 'family. I
cannot recall the name of the person who died at the hands of
your bodyguard. and others too mimerous to mention whose
families suffered during your ministerial reign.
9/15/007, 8:55 PM
standards at the
University of Guyana
The poor academic outcome at the university level is a direct
result of substandard performances at the Primary and Sec-
ondary levels. The Ministry of Education needs to do a more
professional job at these levels. While thq Ministry of Educa-
tion may have a strategic plan, clearly that plan seems not to
be holistically implemented, thus we are left with poor aca-
The Ministry of Education often 'basks in glory' over the high
achievers at the Caribbean Examinations Council.(CXC) results, and
credit must be giving to those who perform well. However, it may
be interesting to find out the percentage of those who have done
well at CXC over the past five years.
The Ministry of Edpcation needs to put mechanisms in
place to address the rapi'd decline of our academic standards.
effectiveness of the
The killing of Donna Herod was no doubt unfortunate and a
tragedy. The authorities should ensure that her children un-
der age 18 are assisted in areas, such as, health, housing, and
However, while many persons are up in arms over the shoot-
ing that occurred, let us not for one moment forget the bigger pic-
ture that crime is a national problem. Guyanese need to perceive
crime in a holistic sense.
The uproar that has occurred from the shooting of Donna
Herod is just another case of unwarranted criticisms against
the Police Force and will only weaken the Police Force's ef-
fe'ctiveness and enable criminals to gain greater ground. Con--
stant criticisms of the police will turn people against them,
and police work will become less successful. The end result
could be the beginning of a new crime wave. Is this what
Pardon of Mar k
I was in the United States of America when I learnt that Mark
Benschop was thg~recipient of a Presidential Pardon. Upon my
return to Guyana, I observe a raging debate in the press in
respect of this psirdon.
Numerous persons including journalists have sought my views,
presumably, because of my involvement in the treason case.
I now wish to express them. I will however only concern my-
self with-the arguments questioning the legal rectitude and consti-
tutional propriety of the decision to pardon.
The legal issues
A crystalline distillation of the contentions as I apprehend them,
denuded of whatever political, ethnic and emotive impurities they
contain, may be expressed as follows:
(iii) that there exist no power to pardon a person who has not
been convicted by a Court of competent jurisdiction; and,
(iv) the Constitution does not empower the President to grant
a pardon to a person who is not convicted of an offence;
Pardon" is defined by Osborn's Law Dictionary (6th ed) as
"The release by the Crown of a person from punishment for some
offence. A pardon maybe granted either (1) before or during a pros-
ecution .. or (2) after conviction .. so that the offence is dis-
charged from punishment."
Halsbury Laws of England 4th Ed Vol 8 (2) at para 823 states
that "In general, a pardon may be granted either before or after con-
viction .. ."
In Archbold Criminal Pleading, Evidence and Practice 2000, at
para 4-161 (p. 367) the following statement appears~ "A pardon
may be pleaded at bar to the indictment .."
For the lay reader, a plea precedes the trial and of course
the conviction (if any). On this authority therefore, the im- .
plication again that a pardon can be granted before conviction
is excruciatingly plaih.
Finally, in the case of Philip v Director of Public Prosecutions
(1991) 40 WIR p. 140, the Privy Council upheld as valid, a pardon
granted to 113 members of the Jamaat al Musliineen by the Presi-
dent of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago after those 113 per-
sons staged an armed insurrection intended to overthrow the lawful
government of Trinidad and Tobago between 27th July and 1st Au-
gus~t 1990. The pardon was granted during the insurrection itself,
that is, before charges were even instituted. These persons were
subsequently charged with the offences of, inter alias, murder and
The argument therefore that there can be no pardon before a
What happened to
'Vmcent Teekah and
the~ mar ket vendor
.shoot ing 9=
I noticed in the newspapers the other day that Hamilton Green
was calling for an enquiry into the freeing of the treason ac-
S SUNDAY CHRONICLE September 16, 200
(BBC News) The most direct shipping route from Europe
to Asia is fully clear of ice for the first time since records
began, the European Space Agency (Esa) says.
Historically, the Northwest Passage linking the Atlantic and
Pacific Oceans has been ice-bound through the year.
But the agency says ice cover has been steadily shrinkin .
and this summer's reduction has made the route navigable.
The findings, based on satellite images. raised concerns
about the speed of global warming.
The Nolrthwest Passage is one of the most fabled sea routes
(Please turn to page 12)
Ag ony of polls for ...
(From page six)
fracture unity within the PNM.
This would place him in the company of Basdeo Panday,
when, after the former Prime Minister's UNC convincingly
won the 2000 election, he was to pursue a highly controversial
course in deciding on public competitive campaigning for in-
ternal party election of office holders.
It was as unique a political development within
CARICOM, as is also Manning's commissioned internal poll
on performance ratings of his existing team of MPs.
All the indicators since have been pointing to trouble ahead
for a great party whose future its current leader is accused of
In the case of the UNC, it not only failed to retain power
at the 2002 election, after the 18-18 tie with the PNM in 2001.
By last year the UNC was to suffer what may yet be its fatal
That development was the defection of the pro-Dookeran
wing of the party breaking ranks in parliament and forming what
exists as the Congress of People, currently benefiting from com-
parative favourable poll ratings. Just one-year old, COP is
emerging as a threat to both the PNM and UNC.
Of course, it would be well aware of the very dau'nting.
though not unconquerable, challenge it faces to sufficiently erode
the traditional mass support base of either of the two old domi-
nant parties to replace the incumbent PNM at the coming elec-
Manning may have unwittingly self-inflicted wounds on
his party, but continues to show, publicly anyway, a brave and
optimistic spirit for retaining power.
Onward then to election 07 in T&T. There have been
changes mn all four elections held within CARICOM be-
tween December 11 and September 3 this year---St. Lucia,
The Bahamas, British Virgin Islands and Jamaica. Man-
ning is hoping to escape the syndrome of defeats for in-
InV Ital100 fOr B Id s
MIINISTRY OF; HEALTH .
HCEAL;TH SECTOR DEVELOPMENT UNPIT
Inter-Americaa ]Development IBank
Health Sector Programn -Loan N'o: 1548/SF-GY
1. The Co-operative Repurblic of Gu anla has received financing from the Inter-
Amenican Development Bank (ID ) towards the cost of implementing the
Health Sector Programme. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this
financing will be applied to eligible payments under the contract for the
sup yv and delivery of goods and services in support the Health Facilities of
the regional Health Authority No. 10. Linden.
2. The Ministry of Health. Health~ Sect'or Developmnent Unit: now invites sealed
bids from eligible suppliers for the supply and delivery of the following :
Suapply, Delivery~ & Installation of Cosmputer Equtaipment at te e
Health Fiacilities of Riegional Healt~h Authoarity No. 10 (Linden)
Eld no: IlDB/GO/037/NCB/006
Interested Bidders can obtain further information on the specifications from and
uplift a complete set of bidding document at the following address between 9:00
hrs to 15:30 hrs from Monday to Fridays:
Attention: MrI Prans aS 4 j
Health Sect-or D~evelopm~ent lnit
Geor-getown Public Hospital Corporattiont Compound
Georgretownl, Guvana l
Tel. No.: (592) 225-3470, 228-2425, 226-6222
Fax;: (592) 225-6t559
Email: prlcuremelnt a hi\.gen\.g.
1. Bidding document can be purchased by interested bidders upon payment of
a non refundable fee of G$5, 000 in the name of Health Sector Development
U i The method of payment will be by Compnyllr; C~hequel~l or F..anager 5
2. (a) Bids must be placed in an inner envelope bearing th~e name and address
of the bidder.
(b) The bid must be addressed to the Chairman7, National Procurement and
Tender Administration Board. Main and Urquhart Streets, Georgetown
and marked on the top right-hand corner of the envelope "the name of the
programme and the description of the bid, including the words 'do not
open before Tuesday, October 16, 2007"
3. The bid must be deposited in the Tender box of the National Board of
Procurement and Tender Administration situated at the Ministry of Finance,
Main and Urns~s -- "--ot' ra ~r than 9:00 am on
a . ... -ss v. 2 w" ill be ops .. .. ^
present, of those Bidders' or ineir representative who choose tc) attend at
9:00 hours or shortly thereafter: on October 16, 2007.
4. Valid compliance certificates must accompany bids from local suppliers in
the name of the company submitting the bid from the Guvana Revenue
Authority (GRA) and the National Insulrance Scheme (NIIS).
5. A bid security of one hundred and fifty six thousand, three hundred and
thirteen Guyana dollars (Gf156.313) mu71st be submitted along with the bid.
Prakash Sookdeo, Procurement Officer .
Health Sector Development Unit
Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation Compound
Tel. Nbo.: 225-3470, 226-2425, 226-6222
UR GENT NOT IC E
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the Ch.Iambers of the Director of Public Protsecutions at Lot i Rabbit Walk Kingston,
Eve Leary~,Ge~orgetown between September 17"', 2007 and September 28"?. 2007:
If any of these persons is; unable to meet with the D~irector of Public Prlosecultions at thle
above address, kindly:II contact Ms. Baksh on TIelephone Numbers 226-0668, 226-319)2
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cial challenges facing small it
nerable economies. as well
The mlinisters are expct~c
to debate gr-owing concern aboo
infranstructlulr developments an<1
explore the greater public/prli
' ate sector collaboration ii
Iucetring critical infrastructun~
gaps. Webster indicated.
SThe government has ap
pointed as Conference Direr
tor Ambassador Elisabetl
Harper, the Director Genern
of the Minmstry of Foreign Aif
fairs. while Ambassadoi
Rudolph Collins is the Con
From page three)
agricultural activities take place.
such as the cultivation of 50. 000
hectarues of' sugar canle which the
gov'ernmllent w ants to ulse to pro
duce ethanol to generate cheap
electricity for citizens.
Guyana is 100 per- cent de-
pendent on imnported fossil fu-
els for transportation. w;ith the
government spending UlS$220M1
on fuel imports in 2_00.5. with
gasoline imports alone adding
up to nine per cent of Gro~ss
Guyana's sugar- pr-oducr~s
are able to meet their own
power needs by co-generatring
electricity, but according to the
eiden nof tlieBI leAmeric 1
Alberto Moreno. if these pro-
press~ure boilers. they\ could co-
pene~rate about.i 50 er cent of
tbe energy that is required to
power~l the entire coulntry.. eten
at current harverst level.CI .
Mir. Moreno. speaking at the
opecning of the Caribbeanl's fir-st
su~mmit on bio-nergi opp~ortuni-
ties. said Guyana. with the right
climate. available land.anud exper-
tise in sugar, could generate sig
nlficant investment and create
-jobs through co-generationof elec-
tr.icity at thei sugarU estates.
President Jagdeo further
added that countries like Guyana,
which is least responsible for
greecn house gas emissions. can-
not affor-d to sit and ignore the
issue of~clint tchangze,a'tecause
I`f there is anly major
change in the sea level. we can
lose all the productive assets of
this country...or most of it,"
the President declared.
The January 2005 floods of
Guyana hyped debate about the
impact of climate change on
Guyana, especially along the
The government was forced
to declare disaster zones in three
administrative regions and appeal
for emergency international helP
a ter record rains spawned the
country's worst natural disaster.
The floods affected more
than 200,000 peopic in the three
Sea level rises affect the
coastal defences as the coast is
about 1.2m below sea level,
making it necessary for de-
tanceseto keep ouit tdalcseusge -
2mn. Guyana experiences tidal
surges that are sometimes in ex-
cess of 3m at high spring tide.
Inundation of low lying ar-
eas is often caused by overtop-
ping, breaches of seas defences
and erosioil of the near shore
area due to shift of ocean cur-
rent caused by wind changes.
Minister Webster said
preparations are well underway
for Guyana's hosting of the
The senior finance officials
meeting and the Highly In
debl-ted Poor Countrie; (HIlPC)
ministerIial forum will take places
on Octoberl 15.
Preside~nt Bharrat Jagde~o is
scheduled to open mlee~ting on
the eveningl of October 15 at the
National Cultural Cenrtre. The
attendance of the Comm~on
wealth Secretary General has
not yet been confirmed. Minis-
ter Webster said.
At their meeting. apart from
delving into issues of climate
change. The finance ministers
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If these 'authoritarian' things are really part of the
woodwork in Guyana, then no columnist or the electronic
parallel would be able to dispense their regular opposition
and deception; but these 'opposition' commentators do
spew out their regular diatribe within the ambhit of the
daily newspapers and the electronic media, without any
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membership on oversight
committtees and state boards.
Indeed. also, we can rate
demnocracy through the nature of
executives recruitment, among
other indicators; that is, how is
the President elected and the
frequency and competitiveness
180, and 182 of the Guyana
Constitution. Also, the issue
here is whether elections are free
and have at least two parties
phrase 'electiver dictatorship'.
to refer to a1 situation as
undemocratic. where a
government with a small
majority passes numerous bills
in parliament; that is, where
that government carries small
support in the country.
dittorhp reomr us i ll.
has PR and checks and
balances in the constitution;
refer to Titles 1, 2, 4, 8, among
others, as examples of checks
G ~na hs agt aucpibe
would imply; and for a low
middle income country,
Guyana has responded quite
well to the sustainable
external economic shocks -
some of these shocks are
rising fuel prices,
globalization, and slowdown
in the world economy. And its
interest, and exchange rates
- are in place; and last year
showed a spurt in the
economic growth rate. And
quality access to education
and health compares
favorably within the region. I
have more to say on the
fragile state, failed state, and
Quite afew attempt to regularly
distort the political history of
this country. Here are some
examples of their distortions:
Guyana has no democracy;
Guyana is a fragile state;
Guyana is a failed state; and
more recently, Guyana is an
Transition to democracy
came in 1992 after 24 years of
authoritarianism; when no
institution made the government
accountable to its people; an age
of coercion where the People's
National Congress' (PNC) rulers
saw no limits to their authority
and regulated all social life.
Today, the Guyanese
people do experience
democracy, albeit a fragile
democracy. But if there is no
democracy, as some claim, then
there is authoritarianism. What
would be the order of things
under authoritarianism? An
authoritarian government allows
little or no public opposition,
and cannot lose office through
If these 'authoritarian'
things are really part of the
woodwork in Guyana, then no
columnist or the electronic
parallel would be able to
dispense their regular
opposition and deception; but
commentators do spew out
their regular diatribe within
the ambit of the daily
newspapers and the
electronic media, without any
The fact of the matter is
that Guyana experiences
democracy. In fact. the
House has deemed Guyana
'free' with regard to political
rights and civil liberties smnce
But today, with no
broadcasting law and little
media self-monitoring, media
distortions abound. Then this is
a paradox of freedom! Grand
media distortions can happen
amid the presence of media
freedom and fundamental
Democracy, however, is
more than casting ballots at
election times. Democracy has
to do with 'election
'inclusiveness'. In other words'
the issue here is whether this
Government limits political
During the years 2001
through 2006, the PNC
withdrew from the national
Assembly for almost two years'
More countries today are less of
a democracy not because of the
quality of their elections, but
more because of the quality of
their political participation. As
a consequence, the PNCR did a
disservice to their supporters
and the nation during their
prolonged absence from the
And a small sample of
evolving political inclusiveness
for both the PNCR and other
parliamentary parties is through
(1) the Jagdeo-Hoyte Joint
Committees; (2) Constitutional
Amendments creating: the
Standing Committee .for
Committees, and (3)
People spout out different
truths; truths addressing
different questions to
preserve the existing order of
things; and these do not add
up to the whole truth; and
then we have truths
preserving personal agendas,
also amounting to less than
the truth; both of these
situations are distorted
versions of what the truth is.
And so today, I want to
address the distortions that
plague our society through
the print and electronic
Let's take newscasts. There
is a daily eruption of fog facts
in the news, where useful
fades away through opinioned
newscasts; the result is a
paralysis of analysis of.the
information; the newscasts are
supposed to inform, but as
Schechter (2005) aptly asserts:
"...much of the news often
disinforms, distorts and
deceives." The British
newspaper the Guardian
demonstrates the growing
trepidation against newscasts
when in a recent news quiz it
published, one of the questions
asked: "Who accidentally sent
an e-mail to the BBC that read:
"Now ... off and cover
something important you
Regular distortions and
deceptions in the electronic
and print media news fester
and linger, when important
stories of the day are
neglected or receive a biased
Let's take columnists.
contesting elections; in fact, 10
parties contested the 2006
And note, too, that the
1992, 1997, 2001, and 2006
elections were free, fair, and
transparent, with international
observers providing solid
endorsements. Also, take note
of the independent Guyana
The fact of the matter is
that with increasing political
participation via an evolving
political inclusiveness, Guyana
is consolidating democracy
beyond the ballot box; and the
label that Guyana is an elected/
elective dictatorship becomes
nonsensical; a serious distortion
of Guyana's politics.
Lord Hailsham coined the
and balances in the Guyana
Constitution; and note the limits
on the President's term in office
and powers through Articles 90,
180, and 182 of the Guyana
Another untruth is that
Guyana is a fragile state; but
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There are two good rea-
sons. One is the argument put
forward by McKinnon that the
Africa-European, summit is too
important to be put off because
of Mugabe. And, the African
Union has stated quite clearly
that its leaders will not attend
if Mugabe is not invited.
The second reason is that
the leaders of the Southern Af-
rican nations that are in the best
position to persuade Mugabe to
end his rule of tyranny are re-
luctant to take action against
him. South Africa's President,
Thabo Mbeki, is the chief
There are various reasons
\for the reluctance to move
\against Mugabk. One of them
is what Don McKinnon has
said: Mugabe is still a revolu-
tionary hero to many in Africa
because he stood up against the
racist minority' government of
A second reason and I
suspect this isiparticularly true
ibna otshhA ca 1 laker fewar
within their own countries who
would use any anti-Mlugabe ac-
tion to suggest that they were
se lig ont t'iperiln t (o
North America who want to
Almost everyone connected
in anyway with Zimbabwe
knows that the only way to end
the destruction of the country
and the decinition of its people
is for a deal to be negotiated di-
rectly with Mugabe in which he
leaves o fce iwiathcmunty nach
He .i no cept thtsc
a deal is possible unless he has,
iron-cand guiseest fro Eoof
States,.and he will want it from
the highest possible levels.
The corridors of the Euro-
pean-Africa summit mn Decem-
ber would de a gopd place to
skn a ots emand villain to
Others, the reality is that
Mugabe has presided over the
destruction of his country and
the decimation of his people.
Every day that he remains his
country is driven further into an
economic abyss, and threatens
the stability of neighboring
states as Zimbabwean stream
across thdj borders.
Mr MrcKinnon, as Com-
has urged that Mugabe be in-
vited to the European-African
summit in pecember as a prac-
tical ma ted and as good sense.
The sane argument is relevant
to placing the subject of Zim-
babwe pn the agenda of the
C~omm healthh heads of gov-
.enmen in Uganda in Novem-
.\ It ~obld not be the first
thinte tha he Commionwealth
discusk a country that had
African heads of government
are adamant that Zimbabwe's
autocratic leader, Robert
Mugabe, must be invited to a
su~mnit meeting of African
and European leaders mn Por-
tugal mn December.
For their, part, European
heads of: government are
debating whether to bar
Mugabe from attending or not.
This issue was part of a
wider debate on Zimbabwe ear-
lier this year at a symposium at
the Royal Commonwealth Soci- i
ety in London in which I par-
ticipated: Other participants i
included' British parliamentar-
ians and businessmen, black and
white Zimbabweans, and diplo-.
matic and academic representa-
tives from neag~hbouring south-1
ern African countries. I
Amid great disagreement, 1
had suggested at the London
sympos um that Mugabe
for other heads of government
to seriously negotiate his depar-
. ture from the presidency of
Zinbaw dirctly wt hin m
Others disagreed, saying that his
attendance at the Africa-Europe
summit would give Mugabe's
It is a similar debate that is
currently on-going in Europe.
But, it is a sterile debate. Like
it or not, Mugabe is in charge
of Zimbabwe and the army,
which he has favoured aind nur-
tured, still stands behind him.
The best efforts of thi: op-
position party and its impport-
ers have failed to unseat him,
and the leaders of many of
states, who could bept apply
pressure on him5 are ambivalent
in their attitude toward him.
As Don McKinson, the
eral, publicly said irecently
miniy African countrides:still re-
gard Mugabe as a here because
of his tole as freedom fighter.
But, they like everyone
ele recgy s che iMugabe has
economy and is ruthlessly per-
secuting his own people.
Inflation was estimated at a
stagen 7e6009' in Jl n g
80%. Families are surviving
only because many of their
breadwinners both ngen and
women have sneaked across
the border into neighbouring
states and are sending money
On top of this hardship,
there are massive power and fuel
shortages, and reports indicate
that "price controls that the gov-:
ernment enforced in June have
emptied shelves and depleted
stocks, bringing many shops anel
factories to a standstill". '
The official exchange rate
between the Zimbabwe and Ug
dollars was devalued in the fir t
week of September from 250 to
30,000 Zimbabwean dollars to.
one US dollar.
Dissent, however mild,~ is
met with vicious beatings 4y
police and Mugabe suppjt
It is difficult to imagine tjlkt
the -tuation could get any
So why should European
nations tolerate this villain at
their summit with African lead-
ers in Portugal in December?
withdrawn from membership,
nor would it be.the first time
that Commonwealth resolu-
tion led to European and
American action to end tyr-
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the grand-son of a former prime r
minister; Junichiro Koizumi. the
man whom Abe replaced only
ten months ago. began his po-
litical career as Takero Fukudla's
Since the beginning of this
decade. mcl-oreoer. the LDP has
fallen into the hands of a narl-
row group' of politicians whose
goal is to roll back\ the changes
introduced in Japan during the
American occupation. They
want to promote nationalism in
the schools to '"rescue young
people who have no dreams," as
Abc put it and to change the
pacifist constitution that forbids
Jap'an to send troops abroad.
This hard-right faction
within the LDP routinely denies
the worst aspects of Japan's
behaviour overseas during the
Second World War, and its mem-
hers exaggerate the threats that
Japan faces from North Korea
and China. (Abe's specialtyl was
the North Korean threat.)
Above all. they seek to build up
the armed forces and thus turnl
Japan into a "normal" country.
Some of this plays wecll
with the Japanese public. but
the slavish lov'alty that the LDP
hawkts display towards the
Amer-ican alliance does not.
It is strangely~ at odds with
the nationalist tone of their
rhetor-ic. and it leads them into
actions that alienate the public.
On7e recent example wyas Abe's
attempt to force Okiinawa to ac-
cept the construction of a new
military complex for US forces.
As a result. the LDP was
heavily defeated in Okinawa in
the July elections for the upper
The blatant corruption and
incompetence of some of Abe's
By GwySnne Dyer .
It is 62 years since Japan sur-
rendered to the United States
at the end of the Second
World War, and many things
have changed, but not Japan's
subordination to the United
States. Despite having the
economy, Japan is still a
pygmy on the international
stage and its foreign policy is
still unswerving devotion to
an alliance that was imposed
on the country half a century
ago by the American occupa-
it is the deeply conflicted
views of the Japanese about this
foreign policy thatl have brought
down Primne M~inister Shinzo
Abe after less than a year in of-
fice. His Liberal Democratic
Party still has a majority in the
lower house of parliament and
will choose a successor from its
own ranks on 22 September,
but this may mark the end of
the LDP's half-century mo-
nopoly on power.
In his resignation speech,
Abe explained that he was quit-
ting "to pave the way for ruling
and opposition parties to work
together to approve Tokyo's na-
val mission in support of the
US-led operation in Afghani-
stan."' The mission, which ends
on 1 November unless the par-
liament renews it, is one of the
ways that the LDP slides past
the prohibitions of the "peace"
constitution and deploys Japan's
armed forces abroad.
It's a pretty modest deploy-
ment, as it only involves Japa-
nese destroyers and tankers re-
fuelling US warships in the In-
dian Ocean that are supporting
the US-led war in Afghanistan.
But even with Abe gone, parlia-
ment will not renew the mis-
sion. Six week ago the LDP lost
control of the upper house, and
all the opposition parties op-
pose an extension.
The LDP-controlled lower
house can override the upper,
but that could trigger- an ear-ly
election to the lower house (cur-
rently only due in 2009). The
LDP could easily lose that elec-
tion, given the Japanese public's
present mood, and then it would
lose control of the governments.
So the LDP will probably
let the "anti-terrorist" mission
in the Indian Ocean end after
next month. It has bigger prob-
lems to contend with, starting
with the paucity of credible
candidates to replace Abe as
Taro Aso, the front-runner,
is scarcely house-broken. As
foreign minister, he observed
that Amer~ican diplomats would
ne~ver solve the problems of the
Middle East because they had
blue eyes and blond hair. As
economics minister. he said that
he wanted to make Japan a
country where rich Jews would
w~ant to liveC. His fav\ourlite COnl-
versational topic is manga comic
The main claim to fame of
Aso's principal rival, Yasuo
Fukuda, 71, is that his father,
Takeo Fukuda, was prime min-
ister. That is an example of the
LDP's greatest problem: politi-
cal in-breeding at the top, and
the consequent shallowness of
its pool of talent. The outgoing
Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, is
cabinet ministers played a big
role inl his downfall within
theL Spa;ce of` ten months, four
ministers were forced to resign
by scandals and a fifth comlmit-
led suicide but the coup de
grace w:as Abe's inability to get
the upper house to approve
continued naval cooperation
with US forces in the Indian
Ocean. If the LDP does not
choose a more dovish prime
minister next time, it many go
into electoral free fail.
In the past. the LDP has al-
ways managed to bounce back
after political setbacks, but the
rise of the right-wing hawks in
the party may change that pat-
tern. Moreover, the perennially
unsuccessful left-wing parties
are no longer the only alterna-
tive. The Democratic Party, a
centrist grouping created ten
years ago by dissident LDP
members and various indepen-
dents, has become the second-
largest party and a plausible al-
The drift towards a re-
armed Japan with a much
more assertive foreign- policy
has seemed unstoppable in
recent years, but the LDP
hawks may have over-
reached themselves. The LDP
may even end up spending
some years in opposition,
which would do it a world of
Gwynne Dyer is a Lon-
don-based independent jour-
nalist whose articles are pub-
lished in 45 countries.
By Phil Pascal '
Were it not another example
of double standards by ideo-
logues for "free trade", when
convenient, one could regard
as quite amusing the wran-
gling by EU trade and indus-
try officials on the recent
question of imports of Chi-
nese light bulbs.
It wasn't more than a year
ago when Chinese underwear,
imported by European retailers,
were held up by Europe's trade
Commissioner, Mr Peter
Mandelson, in a move to re-
strict, what was then regarded
as a dumping of "cheap bras and
panties" from China on the pre-
text that these goods would
flood a European market, whose
consumers were nevertheless
ready to purchase and the stores
anxious to stock for Christmas.
On that occasion, the EU
Trade Commissioner was "anti-
Chinese underwear" and hence
they were to be kept out, de-
spite what the retail trade saw
as good for consumer choice.
But in this latest trade imbro-
glio between the free trade ideo-
logues and bureaucrats in the
European Commission, Mr.
Mandelson, is "pro-Chinese
light bulbs", advocating that the
steep 66% duties should be re-
moved so as to allow their im-
This is an argument in
favour of trade liberalization as
the "Chinese" bulbs are merely
entering as imports to Europe
outsourced from the Dutch
Philips, which has manufactured
the energy-saving bulbs by its
subsidiary in China.
Here is the case of a Euro-
pean company that has
"outsourced" its manufacturing
to benefit from low-cost Chinese
labour and thereby provide the
European consuming public the
choice of the eco-friendly bulbs.
Why should there be any re-
strictions says the EU Trade
But in comes the EU Indus-
try Comnmissioner, Mr. Gunther
Verheugen, the German national
responsible for eilsuring proper
rules among industrial manufac-
turers in the European Commu-
nity. In Verheugen's view this is
a case of "dumping" of those
low-energy light bulbs from
China's Dutch manufacturer
against whom an objection of
"unfair" competition has been
made by no less than, Osram, a
subsidiary of the German-based
Multinational Corporation, Si-
emens, which has also
outsourced its manufacturing to
In this debate, Verheugen
opposes Mandelson by backing
the demand of Osram, who
wants the 66% duty to remain
on the bulbs. Even more ironi-
cal and inconsistent is the fact
that the high demand for the
low-energy bulbs is part of the
EU policy to contribute to tack-
ling climate change and only
25%7 of that demand can be met
by European production. But
Osram contended that Philips is
importing so much more than its
competitors in European coun
tries can supply, it should not
be classified as a European pro-
ducer and its products should
be subjected to the duty as an
Neither environmental protec-
tion nor lower cost to the con-
sumer are strong enough to per-
suade the Industry Commissioner
who favoured the extension of the
duties since failure to do so would
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dby me since it is something you did not realize that hitting
scarcely done in our society. your wife is destroying your son's
t Then the song ended and I was future? And you had no idea that
"jolted back to reality, when the walking out on your family was
e announcer informed her listen- cancelling out your daughter's fu-
,ers that the singer was the infa- ture? And you did not know that
Smous Akon who wrote the not finding the time to play with
Song as an apology for the fi- your son can eventually end him
-asco in Trinidad a few months up in the wrong company and
It ago which involved sexual eventuallyinjail?
I, behaviour with an under-aged So many things you did not
e girl. realize. But now that you real.
y Well I must confess that ize how what you did has af-
oupon hearing who the author of fected the people who love you,
h the song was I was about to have you taken responsibility?
repudiate all that I had just Are you doing anything to fix
heard when It dawned on me the relationships gone bad?
that Akon, for all intents and Secondly, many of us so
purposes ,based on the lyrics foolishly find fault with our
of his song ,had done more country and our leaders, and fail
honourably than many of us to realize that while our country
SHe had taken responsibility. does have many faults, and our
The state of affairs around
leaders also are far ~ r
and are playing in clan -
the development ~ 3
or destruction of
We will only be
remembered for two
things in this world;
the problems we
helped to solve or
the ones we helped
Talking with a friend the
other day, she pointed out that
many Guyanese have stopped
dreaming, and not only stopped
dreaming, but stopped dreaming
about Guyana. There again, it
establishes that we as a people
have lost our sense of respon-
sibility. We have stopped tak-
ing responsibility for our coun-
try and communities,
During the Gulf war, the
Americans found it necessary to
By Rev. Kwame Gilbert
Last Tuesday morning, as I
was driving down to the city,
I became aware of the music
emanating from the car ste-
reo, and finding the lyrics
very interesting, to say the
least, I began to listen. The
first stanza in particular I
wish to share with you.
"As life goes on I'm start-
ing to learn more and more
Irealize everything I do is af-
fecting the people around me, so I
want to take this time out to apolo
gize for things I have done ane
things that have not occurred yet
And the things they don'
want to take responsibility for.
The song, which has maybl
seven or eight more stanzas
continued to play, and I contain
ued to enjoy the lyrics, espe
cially when it came to the cho
rus which said "You can pu
the blame on me." As I listened
it unfolded that the song spok
of a man taking responsibility
for all the things he had done tl
affect the people in his life. Suc
come up with a strategy to
counter the deadly Scud missile.
They invented the famous PA-
TRIOT missile .The makers of
the Missile gave it its name.
Patriot is the acronym for Proud
Americans Taking Responsibil-
ity in Our Time.
What Guyana needs at this
time are proud Guyanese who will
take responsibility in their timle.
Take Responsibility for
their families, communities
..an.d the .nation.... ...._..........
the world, Global economic in-
stability, genocide in some
places, failed states in others.
From the social perspective,
many racial, political conflicts,
resulting in the escalation of
poverty and criminal enterprise,
along with a multiplicity of
other social problems, all stem
from one thing; People not tak-
To take responsibility, is to
own up to one's actions and con-
environment around us. How
many children are on the streets
today because of the choice,
behaviour of parents? Worst yet,
how many parents have not taken
responsibility for how their chil- ~
dren have ended up? It is not my
attempt to apportion blame for
how some children choose to live- i
But in many, many ways, what
our children become is our respon-
sibility. Have we taken responsi-
bility for our part in creating in-
IS China s trade prompting ...
(From page II) August) summarized that the When attention is given to
fears of Continental ob losses some recent developments in
to lob losses in Eumope, prompted a protectionist back- Europe. it is becoming clear
ecuon of which become lash against Europe's top trade that many. more disputes, rifts
~nt m this instance but is official, Peter Mandelson."' and clashes of economic, po-
ly discarded mn the name However true that may be. lilical and national interests
bberalizationandcompeti- this case is far more that a per- will appear not only from
when industries in devel- sonalize~d setback to the Trade within its own "competing in-
~unries arneconcemned. Commissioner. What is so evi- dustries" but across issues
ce again, we are pre- dent is that rules are made for that are fundamental to all
with a glaring case in --free trade" to suit the interests societies. These have to do
he so-called "fre~ee rde of the source imm which greater with access to the basics of
competition in manufac- pohuclal power can be exerted. food, water, energy supplies
outsourcing for access io This is a basic premise in and conditions of the environ-
" labourfrom developing. the understanding of pollucral ment. So it will be necessary
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wing too fast) and anti- contradictions that force the ap- systeic factors which give
Ig rules are all entangled plication of these tery rules are precedent to protecting the
er nft with the European able to be inconsistent or dis- jobs of some at tbe expense of
ssion. Reporting on this criminatory against the weaker cravaing jobs for the majority
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bune (MHT), in its page a co~untry or what is so glibly whether be China. India.
,ry of last Thmrsday(30 dlel~ribed as "consumer choice". Namibia or Jamaica.
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(BBHC News) US scientists
maya have uncovered a ge-
netic reason why lonely
people may have poorer
The UCLA research. pub-
lished in Genome Biology,
found cer-tain genes were more
active in people who reported
feelings of social isolation.
Many of the genes idlentified
have links to the immune' sys-
temz and tissue inflammation -
which may be damaging.
Other studies have shown
clear links between lack of so-
cial support and illnesses such
as heartc disease.
ships, appeared to be imnpor-
T~he link between genes andl
loneliness has been explored e-
fore a recent Dutch studyv of
8.000 twins also pointed to the
The UCLA research looked
in more detail at which genes
might be involved.
They took 14 volunteers
and assessed their level of so-
cial intleraction usmng a scormn
ssT ey then looked at genetic
activity in their white blood
cells and tried to compare the
In their "lonely" volunteers,
various genes tended to be
"over expressed" compared
with those at the opposite end
of the scoring scale.
These often had known
links to the body's mechanisms
for fighting off disease, such
producing inflammation. Too
much inflammation can damage
tissues and cause disease.
hoOher gens lincludi hose
ing viruses and producing im-
mune antibodies, were less ac-
tive compared with the non-
Dr Steven Cole, who led
the study, said: "What this
shows us is the biological im-
pact of social isolation reaches
down intor some of our miost
important basic internal pro-
cesses the activitY of` our
"These findings provide
molecular targetrs forl ourl efforts
to block the advecrse health ef-
fects of social isolation."
He said the differences he
found were not connected to
other factors such as the age.
wealth or health of the people
involved. but wecre speccifically
connected to their fee'lings of
They were unconnected
with the size of the person's
Dr Cole said: "W'hat
counts. at the level of gene es-
pression. is not how many
people you know. it s how
many you feel relly31! clos` to
He said that in future. the
gene profile he d identified
mlight help doctor-s work; out
whetherl therapies to ease lon-
line~ss welre effective.
Steptoe, who carries out re-
search into the biological ef-
fects of psychological condi-
tions at University College
London. said that the fin~dings
He said: "We know that so-
cial isolation and lack of social
support may compromise your
"'We can say there is an
association here, but we can't
sav definitively that the so-
ciail isolation is causing any
change in gene expression."
The funeral of James Brown was described as a stage
(BBC News) Famous corpses have become spectacles for a
public obsessed with the celebrity, an expert claims.
An example is the three-day funeral "stage show"' of the
Godfather of Soul James Brown. a conference on death and diy-
ing at Bath University heard-
US Professor of Sociology Jacque Lynn Foltyn says TV
shows based on forensic investigation have fed the interest.
But while the public remain greedy for a last look at celeb-
rities, everyday dead of war and famine remain taboo.
Professor Foltyn, of California's National University, said:
"hW areamore likely to see the corpse and casket of a celebrity
thanof sodierkiled n Iaq
"And people do not want to see the face of a child mauled
to death by a pitbull, yet they do want to see the decayed body
of Pl becauosde eertie lreecS dities that the public buy.
There is more curiosity because they are in the public domain.',
Professor Foltyn said the fascination was heightened when
conspiracy surrounded the death such as the death of Prin-
Lay interest in forensics, fuelled by popular crime TV
shows, has also added to the obsession, she claims.
"Forensic investigation came to the fore. Forensic science
was used as an entertainment commodity as well as for legiti-
"The celebrity corpse is a voyeuristic spectacle in the
Cath Davies, lecturer in media studies at the University of
Wales, jaid: "There is an obsession with the celebrity corpse.
Cel'h a come n on the era of celebrity in which we live.
"And it is natural to have an interest in death. But we still
"For example. what we are mteeereste in seeing in the case
of James Browrnm tnhe open casket is a re~ogrusaible face of the
person whe~n the\ were alive. That gives us comfort.
"~There w~as controversy over the showing of a TV docu-
mentary about Princess Diana's last hours. People were
frightened of seeing a face they would not recognise."
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(BBC News) Dozens of blood
banks in Peru have been
closed after at least four
people were infected with the
HIV virus through contami-
240 of the o unmt e's f cit e
would be thoroughly screened,
amid what is being described as
a national emergency.
The patients were all in-
fected at a hospital in the port
city of Callao.
Officials insisted Peru's
blood banks met international
standards and urged people to
continue giving blood.
'We do not want people to
panic, what we have to do is be
more careful, strengthen our care
[of patients]," said Health Min-
ister Carlos Vallejos.
The crisis was prompted
after 44-year-old Judith Rivera
contacted the media earlier this
week to say she had been in-
fe ed with HIV during a rou-
Mrs Rivera, a mother of
four, said she was taking legal
action to claim compensation.
"What is done is done, as
they say, and a life has no price
tag," she said during a news
Health officials later re-
vealed that three other patients
had been infected with the vi-
rus after having blood transfu-
sions at the same hospital one
of them a child aged 11 months.
The Washington-based Pan
Armerican Health Organization
says its latest figures show that
up to a quarter of the blood in
Peru's banks is not properly
health afs tm ro fio al a s
confirmed that 30 patients who
attended a dialysis treatment
centre had been infected with
The BBC's Dan Collyns,
in Lima, says Peruvians are
alarmed and are avoiding pub-
He says the government's
response to the crisis is un-
likely to restore public con-
fidence in the country's flag-
ging health service.
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Together with the company's existing Qulckbird sate~llite, it
will offer balf-meter resolution and will be able to collect over
di00,000 sqluare kilometers of imagery each day, up from the
cument collection of that amount each week, Chief Executive
JillSmigh told Reuters in telephone interview.
She said Tuesday's launch to be broadcast live on the
Insumer at htlpfwww~boeingl.com/defense-sp ace/space/bsmi-
sions/weddview-ll and the planned launch of a second
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Once its third satellite is launched, DigitalGlobe said it will
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Smilk saki WorldView I should allow far faster collection
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TORON'lB (Realers) "Eastern! promises a Russian mob
thriller direcltd by Canadian cult legend David
Crowneberg, wonl the Thronto International Film Festival's
top prize yeerlesd, posthoning itself as an early Oscar fa-
.~ The festival's Cadillac People's Choice Award, voted on by
moviegoers, often is an indicator of Academy Award nonsoa-
tions. Past recipients include best picture winners "American
Beauty" and "Chariots of Fire."
"It's great that it's a Canadian fim by one of our monsters,
somebody that we're really closely associated with," Piers Han-
d~ling, the film festival's director said in an interview after the
awards presentation. "It couldn't be a better finish for us."
Cronenberg did not accept the award in person because he
its in New eY rk promoting the film, which opened in select
It stars "Lord of the Rings" actor Viggo Mortensen as a
ruthless Russian gangster in London who crosses paths with
an innocent midwife, played by Naomi Watts, holding secrets
about the mob family.
It is the second time in three years Cronenberg and
Mortensen have teamed up. The two worked together in the
2005 Oscar-nominated "A History of Violence," another movie
about crime and how people respond to it.
The festival. w-hich screened 349 tilms from 55 countries
over 10 days, drew megastars such as Brad Pitt George Clooney
and Cate Blanchett promoting their latest big-budget films. But
smaller projects also had a chance to shine.
What about the fans?'"
LONDON (Reuters Life!) A
fast car with a James Bond
image held onto its place atop
a list of the coolest brands in
Britain in a newly released
survey on Thursday.
Aston Martin nudged out
Apple Inc's iPod music player
and video Web site YouTube in
the 2007 list of the top 500
coolest brands in Britain from
consulting firm Coolbrands.
Although much of the top
20 places in the list were domi-
nated by the online, technology
and gaming categories, Aston
Martin's profile has been
boosted bonthe success of the
"The success of "Casino
Royale" and the rekindled love
affair between the British pub-
lic and Bond as a result shows
there is a deeply ingrained as-
sociation with the man and the
car in the minds of Britons,"
Coolbrands said in its report.
Aston Martin Chief Execu-
tive Officer Dr Ulrich Bez said
Aston's top place two years'
rurining in the survey of more
than 2,000 people conducted by
polling firm YouGov showed
that the growth of its brand was
consistent and ongoing.
"Our exciting, design-led
program of new models and un-
paralleled attention to detail has
made a major impact in the
world of international culture "
he said in a press statement.
Apple's iPod music player
was runner up to Aston Martin
and its software iTunes just
made it into the top 20 at 19th
place. Apple, which declined to
conunet on itesdsuccesss in the
coolest brand in Britain.
You Tube, the video Web
site owned by Internet company
Google came third place in the
survey. Google, which was the
only web-based company to
make it into the top 20 in 2006,
placed fifth place, one up from
Google officials said they
welcomed the news but declined
t c mment officially on the rat-
For the hippest holidays
Britons are eschewing European
countries for the more exotic
with Japan and Brazil heading
the list of coolest international
Despite London not making
the grade, many of its attrac-
tions and venues are considered
among the coolest in Britain.
The Tate Modern museum
is the coolest attraction and the
report points to the gallery's
"continually innovative pro-
gram of exhibitions and instal-
lations" as a key factor behind
British men are more likely
than their female counterparts to
perceive electrical equipment as
cool, while women consider
food and drink brands such as
Green and Black chocolate or
Ben&Jerry's ice cream ascooler.
of Te henIBrad Colmi s
the top 20 list was a reflection
ofdo rt changing needs, wants
"Some things can become
cool by virtue of their necessity
or prevalence in your life, like
Google, or Amazon. On the
other hand, the things you re-
ally want, but may know you'll
~never get like a Rolex or a
Ferrari are considered just as
The Coolbrands report is
based on a YouGov survey of
more than 2000 members of the
British public and the
Coolbrands Council consisting
of advertising executives, jour-
nalists and fashion designers
"Cool is not an easily defin-
able formula if it were every
brand would be trying to har-
ness and replicate that formula,"
said Lee Farrant, CoolBrands
Council member and partner at
RPM, a British marketing
agnct is elusive but you
kn~ow it when you see it"
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THIS OF~ER IS VALID WHILE
By Alexis Greene
NEW YORK (Hollywood Re-
porter) Many of us saw each
installment of "The Lord of
thle Rings" just to watch lan
McKellen portray the lean,
white-bearded and mysterious
wizard Gandalf. But for
McKellen, film always has
been a temporary detour
Now, heading the Royal
Shakespeare Company's pro-
duction of "King Lear" and fea-
turedl in Anton Chekhov's "The
Seagull," McKellen demon-
strates the meticulous crafts-
manship that has made him a
top-flight classical actor of the
British sort. Trevor Nunn's op-
eratic production of "King
Lear" is not top-notch, but that
probably will not deter audi-
ences eager to swoon at the
At the beginning,
McKellen's king is the embodi-
ment of a deteriorating, irascible
old man. Entering the cavernous,
stone-gray hall of a set, his
hoary, red-robed Lear takes
baby steps to reach the table
where he will divide the king-
dom among his three daughters.
His hands shake as he examines
the map; he needs notes to
prompt him. Later, when
daughters Goneril (Frances Bar-
ber) and Regan (Monica Dolan)
turn him out of their homes, he
rages. These women are poison-
ous: still, one can hardly bltmc
McKellen's Lear evolves
from an angry, forgetful royal to
a man gone mad from abuse and
grief. Decked out in rags and a
ramshackle crown, sitting on the
ground and cradling blind
Gloucester (William Gaunt) in
his arms, McKellen evokes true
pity and fear. By production's
end, he has accomplished a jour-
ney into physical and emotional
frailty, fashioning a Lear who
survives only on wisps of
The 3-1/2-hour production
that surrounds this remarkable
performance is by turns busy
and ponderous. Nunn ("Les
Miserables"), ordinarily expert
at this kind of large-scale event,
has not even engineered spine-
tingling melodrama. A couple of
portrayals are extreme and ab-
surd, such as Regan (Dolan) and
Cordelia (Romola Garai). Oth-
ers, such as Edmund (Philip
Winchester) and Edgar (Ben
Meyjes), are adequate but dull.
Occasionally, as in the case of
the Fool (Sylvester McCoy),
the performer is deft but speaks
too fast to be understood.
With "The Seagull," by con-
trast, Nunn makes Chekhov look
effortless. Staged with ingenious
economy on the enormous stage
of the Brooklyn Academy of
Music's Harvey Theater, the
play flows seamlessly, and dur-
ing three hours-plus the direc-
lto str-ikes a fine, entertaining
balance between comedy and
pathos. Here is ensemble acting,
with McKellen as the elderly
Socin contributing dollops of
humor. Barber's Arkadina is
theatrical, ferce and selfish, and
the appealing Gerald Kyd man-
ages to be sympathetic and self-
absor~bed as he~r lovecr. the writer
Trigorin. Garal s Nina. while
ma~nnerecd. is finally moving.
Thlis "Seagull" is about
theater, writing, being an art-
ist or a hack, disappearing
into nothingness in the coun-
try or daring the city. Nunn
falters with "Lear" but re-
veals "Seagull" in all its
has sent tho~usa~nds of troops a~nd
federal police to combat drug
gangs sincez the tan of the year
but intmen continue to carry out
das lhgh revenge attacks across
hletsco A police chief of the
central state ofr San Luis Potosi
wras kIIClle by gunmen on Thurs-
AnlorneyS General Eduardlo
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performance in Lear
High U.S. cocaine
cost shows drug
(Reuters) Mexico's attorney
general said on Friday fewer
drug-related killingsF at home
and rising narcotics prices in
the United States showed his
government is winning the
war against cartels.
Preside~nt Felllpe Calderon
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Western Union" Card and
Present your Western Union" Card at the following
retail stores and get discounts on select items!*
Offer good until December 31st, 2007.
City Mall Regent & Camp Streets.
National Hardware Water Street,
National Hardware Rulmveldt,
Buddy's Int'I Hotel, Providence.
Big Bird & Sons
Afatadeen's General Store
Johnlny P Supermarket
Stall A, Bourda Market,
130 West Regent Road, GPO Robb Street
(does not apply to phone cato or C-point)
C& F Supermarket
Regent St. and Bagotstown, E.B.D.
Remember there are no forms to fill out when you
receive or send money with your Western Union:" Card!
Contact our Customer Hotline 227-5141 for details about discounts on select items at participating retail stores.
Discounts do not apply to Western Union Mloney Transfer" transaction fees.
"2007 Western Union Holdings Inc. AiI rights reserved.
on any phone purchase
Up to 5% discount
from the following stores
Next draw is on Wed nesday, October 1Oth 2007.
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ity. It is now possible to use`
lthese measurements from 1850
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tury, is much better aifter 19)57
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Antarctica, and best after about
1980. when Satellite' mea;Sullre-
Expressed as a global aver~-
a\ge, surface tempelalraturs hlave
increcased by about 0.74o"C over
thec past hundred years (be-
tween 19)06 and 2005; see Fig-
uire 1). However, the warming
has been neither steady nor the
same in different seasons or in
different locations. There was
not much overall change from
1850 to about 1915, aside from
ups and downs associated with
natural variability but which
FAQ 3.1, Figure 1. Annual
global mean observed
temperatures (black dots)
along with simple fits to the
data. The left hand' axis
shows anomalies relative
to thel1961 to l990 average
and the right hand axis
shows the estimated actual
temperature (oC). Linear
trend fits to the last 25
(yellow), 50 (orange), 100
(purple) and 150 years
(red) are shown, and
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from poor sampnel~g An in- lo\\c h! by a licht1 COOhn hewrms er o h
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G~n-~ oba ean Temperature~
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Instre mental observations
over tI past 157 years show
that tes peratures at the sur-
Sface he: a risen globally, with
Simporl nt regional varia-
Stions. i r the global average,
warmi: 4 in the last century
has oc r rred in two phases,
from tk e 1910s to the 1940s
(0.350( i, and more strongly
dn n~i : oru w~i~i un- pre~iS~ent
An increasing rate of warm-
Sing has taken place over the last
warmest years on record have
occurred in the past 12 years.
iAbove the surface, global obser-
vations since the late 1950s
show that the troposphere (up
to abo! 10 km) has
wa mned at a slightly greater
rate than the surface, while the
stratosphere (about 10-30 km)
has cooled markedly sincel1979.
This is in accord with physical
expectations and most model
Confirmation of global
warming comes from warming
of the oceans, rising sea levels,
glaciers melting, sea ice retreat-
ing in the Arctic and diminished
snow cover in the Northern
There is rio single thermom-
eter measuring the global tem-
perature. Instead, individual
taken every day at several thou-
sand stations over the land ar-
eas of the world are combined
with thousands more measure-
ments of sea surface
.temperature taken from
ships moving over the oceans to
produce an estimate of global
average temperature every
month. To obtain consistent
changes over time, the main
1860 1880 1900 1920 1940 1960 1980 2000
iPeriu a Rate
-- s 0.125so.cas
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rae Smoothed series
::9 5-9~5%~ decade!r ferror iare
correspond to 1981 to
2005, 1956 to 2005, 1906 to
2005, and 1856 to 2005,
respectively. Note that for
shorter recent periods, the
slope is greater, indicating
accelerated warming. The
blue curve is a smoothed
depiction to capture the
decadal variations. To give
an idea of whether the
meaningful, decadal 5% to
95% (light grey) error
ranges about that line are
given (accordingly, annual
values do exceed those
limits). Results from
climate models driven by
estimated radiative forcing
for the 20th century
(Chapter 9) suggest that
there was little change
prior to about 1915, and that
a substantial fraction of the
early 20th-century change
was contributed by naturally
including solar radiation
changes, volcanism and
natural variability. From
about 1940 to 1970 the
following World War II
increased pollution in the
'contributing to cooling, and
increases in carbon dioxide
and other greenhouse
gases dominate the
observed warming after the
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Supermarkiet (second from left)
Winner: Chandronti Ngairni (left)
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SUMIAY CHROMCLE September: 16, 2007 19
HIig U.S. cocin ..
(Eman page Is)
Medan Maa said that while cartels were still powerful, the
ambser of Arug knilng this year in Mexico has steadily fallen,
from a peak in March of 319 deaths to 195 in August
Cocainesandmesham~phetamine prices are rising across 8,000
U.S.DIowns and cities and purity is falling, showing fewer drugs
are getting inan the United States, he added.
"Average wholesale prices for cocaine have risen from
$17,000 (per kg) the end of 2006 to almost $30,000 last month,"
Medina Mora said at a news conference in the northern Mexi-
can city of Monterrey.
Medina Mora said the prie of cocaine in Mexico had also
risen and the price of maijuana, which has been falling because
of inexased local production, had stabilized.
Mexico is the main somggling route for South American co-
caine into the United Stales. Mexican kingpins dominate the in-
assa~Lsmal dmug tade, also shipping synthetic drugs from Asia
ad house-grorwn marijuana into US. and European markets.
people hi year ma same 2,000 people in 2006.
All farmers of Upper/Lower Pomeroon River AN~D Charity Area on the Es euibo coast are invited
to a general farmers meeting on Mondayv September IT, 2007 at the Agriculture Ex;rtension Clentre,
Charity at 8:00am 10.30am.
Among officials wIil be a Marketing Officer from the Guyrana MarkHeting Corporation (GMC)
that w-ill be addressing marketing of Non Tra~ditional Agricultural produce among other challenges
faced in the area. TFhis officer will remain at the extension centre antil 04.00pm to facilitate
"3MI & IPA Partnering for Improved
InfeClion Prevention & Sterilization"
MIr. Andres Scherson
& Mls. Valerie Stagg-Leotaud
IMediCal & Bi~crobiology Representative
DATE: OCTOBER 7th, 2007
VENUE: REGENCY SUITES, Hadfield Street, Georgetown.
TEIE: 9:00am 3:00pm
Participants will receive CME credits for their attendance.
Coffee break and launch will be provided.
Register yourr attendance wlith MIs. Keisha Periera at the
INTERNATIONAL PHARMACBEUTICAL AGENCY: Tel. No: 225-0746-8.
Indng SW OR 0053rarn
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;SURVEYORS ARE GOl~~iN
OUJSE TO3 1-4OS TO:
AR~ollect information from
the face of yourr meater
JConfirm our ~adess
(From page 18)
are statistically indistinguish-
able), and 11 of the 12 warmest
years have occurred in the last
12 years (1995 to 2006). Warm-
ing, particularly since the 1970s,
has generally been greater over
land than over the oceans. Sea-
sonally, warming has been
slightly greater in the winter
hemisphere. Additional warming
occurs in cities and urban areas
(often referred to as the urban
heat island effect), but is con-
fined in spatial extent, and its
effects are allowed for both by
excluding as many of the af-
fected sites as possible from the
global temperature data and by
increasing the error range (the
light grey band in the figure).
A few areas have cooled
since 1901, most notably the
northern North Atlantic near
southern Greenland. Warming
during this time has been stron-
gest over the continental interi-
ors of Asia and northern North
America. However, as these are
areas with large year-to-year
variability, the most evident
warming signal has occurred in
parts of the middle and lower
latitudes, particularly the tropi-
cal oceans. In the lower left
panel of Figure 1, which shows
temperature trends since 1979,
the pattern in the Pacific Ocean
features warming and cooling
regions related to El Niiio.
Analysis of long-term
changes in daily temperaturre ex-
tremes has recently become
possible for many regions of the
world (parts of North America
and southern South America,
Europe, northern and eastem
Asia, southern Africa and
since the 1950s, these
records show a decrease in the
number of very cold days and
nights and anincrease in the num-
ber of extremely hot days and
wann nights (see FAQ 33). The
length of the host-fice season has
increased in most mid- and hih-
latitude regions of both hemi-
spheres. In the Northern Hemi-
sphere, this is mostly manifest as
an earlier start to spring,
In addition to the surface
data described above, measure-
ments of temperature above the
surface have been made with
weather balloons, with reason-
able coverage over land since
1958, and from satellite data
since 1979. All data are adjusted
for changes in instruments and
observing practices where nec-
essary. Microwave satellite data
have been used to create a 'sat-
ellite temperature record' for
thick layers of the atmosphere
including the troposphere (fom
the surface up to about 10 km)
and the lower stratosphere
about 10 to 30 km). Despite
several new analyses with im-
proved cross-calibation of the
13 instruments on different sat-
ellites used since 1979 andco
pensation for changes in obsr-
ing time and satellite altitude,
some uncertainties remain in
For global observations
since the late 1950s. the most
recent versions of all available
data sets show that the tropo-
sphere has warmed at a slightly
greater rate than the surface,
while the stratosphere has
cooled markedly since 1979.
This is in accord with physi-
cal expectations and most
model results, which demon-
strate the role of increasing
greenhouse gases in tropo-
spheric warming and strato
spheric codolig; azone deple-
tion also conttritates substan-
~tially to strainspheric cooling.
Comistmt w~h elmerved
increases in setme tunpera-
tnre, there have been de-
ceases in the length of river
and lake ice sesons. Ibrther
there has been an almost
worldwide reduction in gbrlaal
mass and extent in the 20th
century; melting of the
Greenland Ice Sheet has re.
cently become apparent; snow
cover has decreased in many
Northern Hemisphere re-
gions; sea ice thickness and
extent have decreased in the
Arctic in all seasons, most
dramatically in spring and
summer; the oceans are wrm-
ing; and sea level is rising due
to thermal expansion ofthe
oceanrs and mehing of land ice
for network mainter
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By Michelle Nichols
NEW YORK (Reuters) Jim
MIcBride has made it his
life's work to know how
much naked female flesh ap-
pears in movies an obses-
sion apparently shared by
his mother, who works as a
"skintern." have chronicled
nude women in more than
25,000 movies and television
It is all recorded on his Web
site, www.mrskin.com, which
has been running for eight
years. and on SaturIday McBride
launched into p~rint. publishing
movies for sex aund nudiry on
..It s the greatest job in the
worldl said McBride.l "As a kid
SI used to tape as many movies
as I cOLlCld Wlth nudity and then
l'd save the nudle scenes on
separ-ate tapes. I relly amazed
my friends with my nudity
knowledge growing up.'
Some experts say the
laternel and more explicit tele-
vision are fostering a more re-
laxed response by Americans to
bare flesh, even if many people
nrofess to be conservative.
Last week's opening epi-
sodee of the HBO drama "Tell
featuring both women and men
in the nude, an unprecedented
level of sexual frankness for a
U.S. cable television show.
But those looking for naked
men on McBride's site will be
"we have eight to 10 people
who just go through movies and
television shows ... for nudity,
feale ndity 1 'y he sd
feWe do 't do mal nuediy I
think it's mainly because this job
is so fun I didn't want to make
He said his Web site, which
had a 35 percent boost to
nearly 7 million hits a month
after it featured in this year's hit
movie "Knocked Up", was a
celebration of female nudity that
Angelina Jolie attends the premiere of "Ocean's Thirteen"
at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California
June 5, 2007. Jim McBride, a.k.a. Mr. Skin has chronicled
nude women in more than 25,000 movies and television
shows. "The most prolific U.S. mainstream actress is
Angelina Jolie," McBride said. "For an A-list actress, it's
pretty incredible to be naked in 10 movies and still be in
your early 30s." REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
The Guyana Revenue Authority invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified
bidders for the construction of the Guyana Revenue Au1!th. :. rit, Office Complex -
Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB)
procedure, specified n~ the1 ProcurementAct 2003 and is open to all bidders,
Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Guyana
Revenue Authority Deputy Commissioner Human and Financlal Resources,
91 Middle Street. Georgetown, Guyana and inspect the Bidding Documents at
the address given
All bids must be accompanied by a valid National Insurance Scheme and valid
Internal Revenue Compliance Certificates.
Complete set of Bidding Documents for the Construction of the Office CompleX
may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written
application to the address above and upon payment of a non refundable fee of
five thousand dollars ($5,000.00). The method of payment will be cash.
The Bidding Documents should be deposited in the tender
box at the following address:
National Board of Procurement and Tender Administration
Ministry of Finance,
Mllain and Urquhart Streets,
The name of the project should be in the upper left hand corner of the envelope.
Bids must be delivered to the address above at or before
9.00h, Tuesday September 18, 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 -
9.00h, Tuesday September 18, 2007.
All bids "shall" be accompanied by a "Bid Security" of $414,000.00G.
The Guyana Revenue Authority reserves the right to reject any or all Tenders
without assigning reasons.
only chronicles mainstream
movies, not pornography.
"There's plenty of porn
sites on the Internet. I never
wanted to compete with them.
We're celebrating nudity in main-
stream film," McBride said.
"The most prolific U.S.
mainstream actress is Angelina
Jolie," he said. "For an A-list
actress, it's pretty incredible to
be naked in 10 movies and still
be in your early 30s."
The "LSkintastic Video
Guide" records how much fe-
male nudity there appears in
a movie and names the nude
stars and what body parts
they showed. McBride has
dedicated the book to his wife
and thanks her for "never be-
ing naked in a movie."
TIo all Timber Dealers, Exporters, Sawmillers, Owners of Lumber
Yards, Firewood and Chlarcoal Producers of
Demerara and East Bank Essequibo
The G~uyana Forestry Commission (GJFC) wishes to advise all of the
above mnentionled stakeholders from Demerara an~d East Bank Essequibo
to attend an important meeting on Tuesday: September 1.8, 2007 starting
at 8:45 hrs at the Guyana School of `Agriculture (GSA) Auditorium. Mon
Repos, East Coast Demerara.
Stakeholders desirotus of transportation to the venue, please report to the
Guyana Forecstry Commission (GFC) Head Office by 8:00 hrs on the said
PLEASE NOTE~ ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY
Simlilar meetings will be scheduled for Berbice and other Essequibo
stakeholders at dates to be announced later. Stakeholders of West Berbice
mray, attend the Demerara session ifthey so desire.
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For Sunday, September 16, 2007 05:30h
For Monday, September 17, 2007 05:30h
For Tuesday', September 18, 2007 08:30h
For Ocean Going Vessels opening lasts about 1-1m/hrs
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POR MlORE INFORMATION
CAL.,$ i 2 2 5-4 4 7 /2 2 6-8 2 4 -9
GUYkANA PRISON SERVICE
The G;uyana Prison Service invites suitably qualified persons to join the Servie
Vacancies exist for Prison Officer, Nurse, Agriculture Officer, Trade instructor and Drivecr
Benefits: House/Rent Allowance
Exposure to several locations
F FISCAL A ND FIN ~ANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROG RAM j1rFFM\IPj
GUYkANA REVENUE AUTIIORITY
VACANCY SHlORT-TERM IT CONSUfLTANT (SUX (6)
(1) Mas~ter's Degree in Information. Computer Engineering,
Computer Science or equivalent qualification;
(jii Five (5) years experience at a senior management level in IT
(iii) Minimum five (5) years experience as kinior Sy stein Manager
including the implementation of commercial application softwk~~i packages
and system conversions u~sing best practices; and- .i
(iv) M: :Irinimu~m five (5) years informatioiin technology~fknowledge,
experience and skills at the senior manag~emen~t level with excpertise in the
area of integrated 10~ sy-stemls for tax and customs administration in a
environment similar to the GRA.
(i) Minimum five (5) years project management extperience at. the
sen ior management level; and
(ii) Knowledge and experience in the development and
implementation of integrated computer applications in a distributed Wide
D~etai led T'erms of IReference forthe posts referred to above may be obtained fr-om:
Fiscal and Financial Ma nagement Progra m
Ministry of Finance
Main &i Urquharrt Streets, Georgetowvn
TIelephone No.:.(S92) 225-0742
Fax No.: (S92J22S 0742
Thle closing date for all applications is Septemiber 27, 2007
Fiscal and Firnancial 11anagemeist Program
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g "OUT OF TIM1E" "DROP ZONE" a
Ol:00h- Late Nite with Gina
03:00h- NCN News Maga-
04:00h- ICC 20/20
07:00 h- Voice of Victory
07:30 h- Assembly of
08:00 h- ICC 20/20
11:00h- Weekly Digest
I1:30 h- -Homestretch
12:15 h- Press conference
with Cabinet Secretary
15:00h- Grow with IPED
16:00h- Family forum
17:00 h- Lutheran Men's
17:30 h Guysuco Round
18:00 h- NCN Week in Re-
19:00 h-Close Up
19:30 h Kala Milan
20:00h- Panel Discussion -
21:30 h- President's Diary
Tfhe Government of Guyana (GOG) has recently concluded a Loan Contra t #f 1551-
SFIGY (USS29.5 million) with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDA1). Part of
thle proceeds of this Loan will be applied to the financing of the implementation ofthe
"iscjland i"::::"'l """""'en Program. The FFMP consists of three sh~b-
Pu:,~eto Financial*a:: ement: and
Fiscal and Fiduciary Oversight.
Tim o~verihding aim of the FFMP is to build effective an~d sustainable executive and
O\T eriglu capacities in the Guyana Revenue Authorityt (GRA), the Miinistry of
`Filiance (MOF), the National Assembly (Economic Services C~ommittee (FSC) and
Public Accounts Committees(PAC) and th~e Public Procurement Commission (PPC).
The main focus of sub-component (i) is on thle introduction and operation of an
integrated jninnftormticwon ehnlg and database system at the GRA.
Tob this end the FFMP hereby invites applications from suitably; quatlified candidates
for the f'ol low ing consultancy:
SHORT-TERM IT CONSUrLTANT
Must be between! the ages of I 8 and 40) years
Physically fit and mentally strong
H~ave a sound Primary and Secondary Education
Apply to the Director of Prisons. Prison H~eadquarters, 46 Brickdam, Gieorge~town or meet
the Recruitment Team at the following locations:
1 1:00 h
- Sept ember 1 8, 2007:
- September 20), 2007:
- September 20. 2007:
- Septe mber 2 1 20)07:
- September 25. 2007:
Linden Regional1 Oflice. Region 10
Johanna C~ecelia High Sch~ool
Cotton Field Secondlary School
Char-ityi Primary School
Prison Officers Sports Club.
Penlitenltiary Wallk. New Amsterdam
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"'ONT'ROLE your Income
weekly. For in ormatiorl me d
stampei;d self-addressed envelope
to Nathaniel Wiliiams, PO Box
12254 Gleorgetown. Guyana
SALON: SPA services
available. Home visits for
wed~idings and special occasions
o;:lybv appointment. Call:
IND~A`S Beauty Saioon. 122
. a noqule Str-eet. for cold wzave.
'incre scl treatmeldt aid
Jesign on nails. Also Beauty
Culture available. Tel. 2"7
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Se~nices Call Kersting's Co~mputer
Re airs & Sales Centre @a 227-
83 1. 618-8283. Hom~e & Office
Services available. 24 hrs.
HAVE your com uters
expertly repaired. en us
9her yr 00c6le d
HEAVENLY Sunlight Play
Group and Day Care Centre
from ages 3 months 5 years.
28 Queen Street, Newsburg
Advance Dressmaking. Classes.
Also Bridal Gowns made to
order. Call 220-9532.
PHONICS Classes for
children 7 years and older. Call
609-3341 or 227-8143. Serious
enquiries only. Individual
Cosmetology classes @ Double
2B Oh0070} Ceogm n ent tiner
cas ess inC :r b~r~u5 4 ii ar
MASTER computer re airs.
Ubameble cost at N~e iNr ~
MCSE Certif uderdai er
orvateO Pjorng inRWindowasss h
Word, MS Excel MS
Powe point, Internet ~xplorer
Lin 2ed p ce.RCalls 10 wd 0
Institute 136 Shell Road
Kitt Tel. 225-9587. Electrical
ins ablation and wiring, air
conditioning and refrigeration,
electronic and TV repairs
Portu uese, Spanish, French'
English Mathematics. '
GUENDRSOL NOW FORP CTMA
QUALIFICATIONS t Enl
Reading rtn .T .-
Shorthand, Office F .-.
Computer lessons. Indiv idua
attention. School re-opens
SePCntember? 2007. Teli. '226-
.IMPERIAL COLLEGE is
registering students for full--timre
afternoon and eer n classes
LOOKINGl for international
aminal~nwn~n get tlrin~ed( b
,' -,,-, i i?,-, i ,,,z .,I ge on a
su/ppoti w~orker iCare
: .I :n,,,. th s 1
program In _- r p and
evening classes available. Now
2 7-S emliber
GET rid of all your health
tr amnsi ho i bedra wt
rncudings hyrothe auyatiods
etc. ASo home visits for bed
ridden patients. Contact Dr. T
Rahat, fully registered and
licensed Medical Practitioner, at
79 Collin swood Avenue Nandy
-- Sat., 9 am to 5 pm.
RENT or exchange novels,
romance, thrillers, children
AT SHALOM Enterp~rise, 2
Croal Street, Stabroek. G/towvn.
You could also obtain an
International river's Permit. For
more information. call 227-3835,
227-3869, 227-7560. 622-8162.
3hol Ral s2e 175240 t 11es0 Tl
Indera Singh Massage. If
O~u need a balance massage
rymy therapeutic massage
combined with reflexology.
DESPERATE friend wants
ILondon illiam or rel yve .
Call Tel. # 689-7999
BAILIFF'S ALE TAKE
NOTICE that there will be a
Pub ch Sale o t~h hi h ste bdb r
2007 at Vigi ance Magistrate'
Court yard at 10:00 hours of the
fVDo Pl~aye h reoe seria
0414000)4 3e5 (2)sl 'aasonicB T
Ja00011S6 ModeVCR Te 2M10dAe04P
SI79561Fn Se ial # 109017, (4
7 1ra Wes Pon Md
remiontifsV e~S RusS a
Ramial. Registrar Supreme Court
INDIAN male, aae 45 would
like to meet single Ye~male. Aae
25 to 45 for friendship. Plea e
cal tl 29-4605
MAGAZINE of Worldwide
Pen Friend. Information?
Send stamped envelo e -
CF I PO Box 1 1 54
NEED a friend? Penol r
phone cals? Please call oin
form~ati'on tel. 629-4605. 932
5670. Address. E *~ I o ne., ~ .~~
Lot 125 Supply. 1.0i ..~. E _C,
DP you need a friend,. sou
mate or date-? TI'. .. --..-press &
o tI C 1- Sunday0sd
am --- 6;00 pm. Tel.l #'s 698 6467
JOIN th'e hundreds who have
found friendsicom anions
through our service .all the
S ni eSienir r! j. DaF n
8:30am 5pm. Sat: 10 am
4pm. Tel: 223-8237, 648-6098
(both phones same time)
'i-i ; I~' 1--I etc. Credit terms
available. Call 6i88-2965.
FOR all your constru~ction
repairs. renovations, as well as
masonry, varnishing. plumbing
and I ni Contact Mohamed
on: ~ 667-6644
AEees you lookng o an
apartment or house to rent? Let
us help you fin that special place.
'Aatmn Fids de I -003
neMININkGe Compa reks wivh
Interior as Jetmen, Pitmen,
Cooks, Operators for Excavator.
Call us at 227-4040, 225-0995.
altera ion. Contact Brian at 39
BB Eccles, East Bank Demerara
Tel. 233-2847, 618-2705 '
STATUS Want to work in the
Caribbean? Obtain National
Skills Certificate to the Caribbean
22-377 p757. eT ai
RS St(N |]N TV ag[|
1 PUBLIC BD ECCLES,EBa
IDEAL FOOD SUPPLIES -
vacancy exists for a competent
sales representatives and porters.
CApl 22 -019, 61E6 8aintre
application to Regent Household
Electronics, 143 Regent Road.
Tel. # 227-4402.
Computer Operators 2 Marketing
Sales representatives. Tel. #223-
7415. 137 A Duncan Street, Bel
ONE Receptiomist. ole
'ccretary. one nlgh~t
Receph~on st. one nr atua d
Call 27-333. .
fnns, Sai .it ~n
:milill Wa .e
OFFICE~~~~ Cek X nls
& Mathematics -1 to 3. D. Lama
Avenue, Bel Air Par~k. 225-4492.
Sales Clerk needed
Matra mtenPt. mereton, 800s, t
Contact 227-4040, 669-7070.
PORTERS form East Coast
r 1(19 1*Ill BI
a Ittyrtif i
t (0f Oe~if Of5
1 g P incr T p gig
L ama Avenue. Bel Air Park.
VACANCIES exist at
Survival Supermlarkett for
Cashiers. Salesgirl. Applicants
rnust Apply with a written-
application and a passport sizi
photo to 16 Duncan St. &
,a~ Road. Tel. # 227-
VACANCY exists for female
assistant to perf:olrm Secretar~ial
Duties. age 17-24. must have
good communrcation skills.
computer skinls would be an
asset. To w;ork fullj or .;!1~~
Ata~ctive salary offer. *.-~
teachers/sports coaches to wrk
with schools in Charlestown
tareaSAAPd T\ in witino wiL hC
Sussex St.. Charlestown.
EXISTS for an Office Clerk.
CXC passes particularly in the
field of business. FY st be
cohputer litea. i nKo ede
bY ane prprtio 4S desaer
C INSTRUCT ON EoLRTDN 61
I/;David27St e3t tK tty Gwn.
Tel a27436 e *1
LAND and Property at East
Coast Public Road. Call 220-
no Rewe apSre
FO AE O E TAL
vacant land 90 feet x 90 feet
C 1o and Princes Sts.,
Ch~estown. Tel. 226-1757.
CARICOM GARDENS 50
land. Linden Soesdyke
Highway. Front spot Moblissa,
Newtown with access to water.
OGLE LAND Seawall
Road/Public Road $10M.
OGLE Old Road 240' x 60' OR
3 lots. $17.5M TEL: 226-81481
6GBRfORT atet eoppnsite
R elacrd $30 22sion d ie
BLOCK of land 16 Iots in
Blankenburg, WCD, 12 lots in
Blankenburg WCD, suitable for
Development. Call us at
Goodwill Real Estate. Tel. No.
223-5204, 225-2540, 628-
double lot $12M, Houston
double lot $12M. Shamrock;
GardSTnso Gdobl sI-ue0o
S- $20M, Le Ressouvenir. double
lot $40M, one acre of prime
Real Estate $80M. Call' 220-
CENTRAL Geor etown -
120 x 120 US$1.2 Central
Geor etown 110 x 90 -
USid 02 000 E st B~a~n (R~oaad
B7a5nM s rB dk (nearatco su
6B46d e 40 acres. 227-0464 (
LE RESSOUVENIR. 7
hour e ots (o hr) ru 10'
#Sc~heme Iih income ') C~an~a0
acres 1%itermiewi te Savannah.
$62RE'IA ate Stre~et- 75
175 x 1U2p0- $14M, North Road
1MIndustry -$5.5M. O le
$5~M, lap y A~cre 10)7 x W9
$12M, Dlamond 3M,
Vreed-en-Hoop $7M, Gan es
St,.Prashad Naaar, double rots
$15M, LBI $3M, Meadow
Bank $4M, Lusignan $3M.
Tel. 225-4398, 225-3737.
1 -elhis 239 5:-11 ;
GET rid of evil, fix love
sickness, etc. Get Dutch spiritual
help. Call 655-8907, 612-6417,
REPAIRS done to fridges'
washing machines as stoves'
AC umis etc. Tel. ~ 23-7975 or
TECHNICIANS available for
appliance repairs washers,
dryers, microwaves, stoves, dee
frvjer6s etc. Call 622-4521/21 -
Worka or Student
Reltetd Matters For
U'.S.A.., CANAD;Z A, U.K i
Affida\its o~f.v L"'1 ''
Biographics. Onlline & ~
Regular A pp ict~ion s
1-curers. Packagingp f~or
185 Charlotte &
SALESGIRLS from East
ctirsn Imr and30G~e0rgmedr tl
niarting ear To rd0 0aonGT ly
Tel. 227 -451
to PHANTA'S V acie uenxit
overs at least fursubec CXC.
own vehicle at least two ears
axeine Cl teerhn
VACANCY exists in the
following subject areas Maths,
Eng. Li Science, S/S, POA &
IT. Apply in person to Apex
Education. 11 Vryheid's Lust,
Public Road, ECD). Tel. 220-
Page 11 & 22.p65
r ----------- -- -
NEW modern. spacious 1
master bedroom apartment Fully
faundishned, secure, rnsquito proof
Price neg. Moe (n226-3160( p6e2
LARGE well-secure with most
of the features and amenities in
HIGHLY RESIDENTIAL urban
areas, furnished and unfurnished
-Nandy Park, Eccles Public Road,
Bel Air Gardens, Courida Park,
Lamaha Gdns. Also Bonds, flats,
office spaces, all at affordable
rent. Tel. 226-4362, cell 621.
4802. Fax: 226-4362 Email:
Web: www. su nimsreatestate. com
A~ddRese Yawtteld & George Sts.,
FUTURE HOMES REALTY _
669-7070, 528-0796, 225-0995
227-4040. Gu SuCo Gdns. -
0Peseu! a n $SBO e
U$ 0 C eo R,aUudenesnstKotn$ -
U$85 000, Lmaar ParP- U5 $O,
Kitt Tuschen New
Sclieme .Q 000 and many
II~ flat $35i,088
4) flgg gggggg
top flat flrnishedf $658 US
Ctrlillr Parit-1b elfooll
(Wilkl fittiit 8fi20
UamIli aim k e- 32beifes l
tsta ::::::. -tItr
furnish~eE lre flat Withb oeAoCm
$7S 000 per mth Kitt one three
bedroom unurnisthe upper flat
South Rulmveldt Gardens5
000, one two bedroom unfumis ~ed
Areo Spnn s3 US d one fiou 12
bedro -oe US a 2 000 4-bedrom
-Uen 3000.S RY0 ltVILLE- 1)
3-doo furnished,bs gen eraor
-i USoa U600,O (2) 4-Be roo
bero~Tlyfurnishe d i odtoned US$4
500 and 2-bedroom coYlona
Eoo 1 -AcRn d tiNo UaS$
4bedlroom f urnished 4- US$2 5
Road, -nuduew brad home 3-~e;ic;;;;
bedroom 2fafurnished US$1 00
000. PLUS offices downtown, both
lar e and small. Call 226-7128,
61624w ABS PUTE REALTY for
NRrENTA ALS2-r~riihd OP as~ha
HS$2 000 U 15 5000 U$ st2n --
US$1 00 Executive pro~rt with
-SUS50500 Nandv Par -
US$0 BQl eAiPorwn US$S1 0
US Fier Cdville a .U.Sin le -
Plas~ance 0 000, T.. usc en 1
seini furni hed -$40 000
Commercial: Robb St. US$i
000, as~a single unit or US$700,
Der unit 3J units), North Rd. -
US$1 60 ~as a single unit, Church
St. US 650 Kingston US$4
000, Camp St. US$5 000
Re enti St. Charlotte St. rental
t ecQu enstow~n 00900
D'U ian Stoqu $50 000nLdom ar
res'idO~ia an comril
obeehe gardes, suc Iak a d
Goodw$IrplReal Estate. Tel. Nos
223-5204, 225-2540. 628-7605.
BSNSS Droperty at Good
Hoe, ECD 6a~n7 s ace61 10 ft
DIAMON'D Housina Scheme
1 plot of land, transported, mi'ddl .
income scheme. Serious enquiries
only. Call 686-8856.
FURNISHED house in Good
Hope on the East Coast. Excellent
copditiori. Must see. $30million.
Pr5ce 8n7otiable. 218-0303 or
BEL Air US$500, US$3
000. Keyhomes 628-0715.
FLY u nihi hous at 79
Atlantic Gardens. Call 220-6060.
FURNISHED aartment for
overseas Guest at 84 Garnett
Street. 223-1061, 648-3855
1 2-STOREY twvo-bedroom
house situated in Central
Georgetown. Contact 695-5493.
Busy 4-corner Business
Spot with large
verandah, located on
the fist floor, fully
Office, Internet Cafe,
Salon, School, etc
Measuring 30ft X 50 ft,
hilve in Today
ho3-BERAOnOdMatdop flat betk
New 26n.030r aforty thousand.
bedroom nrfurn khed b uid n
wit 6had ov~er~he~ad tank
FURNISHED Sbe room apt.
227-3546, 609-4 9 s
styled apts. Suitable for a
couple or single person $ t
10/S 2009 2er~d.C
DIAMOND H/Scheme EBD
cottage type 2 bedroom with all
modern amenities $25 000
monthly. Ederson's 2 6-5496
EXECUTIVE shous e fo renta i
FL furnished dat ufrifroon
HpAVEant apao ah or house
tConac le t? sankiut, th ttenn
Nih -6 5
for mechdanica w tx
LARGE comparmen I h se
C ubo r oodF Ian Realgh stea
CaT .6cllNc s.il 3-24 227 54
NEVe (1) bedroo at d
Callt 226525 etwen6 m-
FULL furnishedl tan
seurvied baexeutv fousf
conaned berom bucialding i
anTll moder failit~4:2iePs. Tl. 42
ONEVI 1 bedroom a tmen--
45000 ata unfurenise 65 00|0 .
urnihed Also ace 5 00
31Cumminse tereet Bourlda
JlaH 225-4789iltie. Te.6
bedr LLErtm torsrt e t
04500 A unusbtronnifed $6 0
0,nsd blrood -pc 2S5 ooob .
officean busieys 7a0225d
b dVr8 0 20500000d 2352000
Quenstown Sprtecti oreon a iil,
P~lrashadli Na ar CordPak
(at)Rpb c l" 'ark.n O l. us
rental:e b Kingston Ca lville AP w iom :
ufic rn bn2 1rnee. TELl 226-
31 ACRES at Nismes on
WBD rice land for sale price
Oe.Phone No. 254-0397, 225-
EAST Bank Demerara, 23
acres east of Public Road ~
$14M neg., house lots 46 x 90
from $800 000, 100 x 100 -
$1.6M, 60 x 120 from $1.2M
neg., riverside 6 000 s ft.
roadside lots from $2M.
Ba otville % acre with
un finished house 4M ne ,
S.L. Highway with creek. (4
acres with watch house near
Kuru kururu. Price negotiable.
2F5TU0R5E H2 ME REA6L2T8
O 96, 661-700 cBI ksa i
Gdns. 100 x 40 1~4M
Yarrawkabra 100 acres 3M
RICE.4 lideand 06acres
transported rice lands located
atHenrietta ~eguan! Only -
30000 a acre gei t acres
c Ideal for 21 60 ) fann ft
tra sprt d aonad Io ated a
B*,ci iandcso tM neg. Ow
7.3~ 1-( S E OR RrTA -
creek on two sides Yarrawkabra
tWeFt r tSNLurhighwa a jcn
od es, swaee p teatoesetc.c o
rouri ts, ten minu es fro
Geo gtownh rn s 122ain a
LAND at Melanie, Public
Roa ECD 1.1 acres or 47 000
sor '" $85a~va1ableensow foarn sl
Garmen far $Ri5Mr Spng
9951, 226-5546, 231-7432,
Ab~ertow o S6M, East S5.
Capbellvill $9M, Riverside
Caledorira 8 acres. Good
Hdpe 8TacresM Craig Public
100l acrieslt riveaiand, Moih/
90 ceParika rierid landes
Friaenshi -riverside 17M
rV~issengen Rd 21M
Chr e lote t. Parika-75,
3 LEuns ran Pu3. 0od
1 imod-$3M $5M, e
6 mehn $25M a.cr -'c 35.
Meriado Banksd 45M
$6.5Mhi andoter rsi ta
an omcia area forod M
s3~ upermarkt a h
uorod RalEust we
OFFICE simn acebod/wre
fiehr sp2acs p2706;4- $3M
Bacheelor Adventur, CD.e ;
$.M NE top lt for visiting
Furnishmedcll flats for
2cf', 3Nbeerd o fE end
flatss. nUCdHal eur do a
from. US$-5200. onja-2 6225-
w eICh speac eclisiad
2 6eseas and. local6. Tl.22-
Baclrtment situated initt.
Ie. #2296-884 bfoe8:
amor5 tpm ona 680-4584. n
bott she flat f
om3-bdro usiness roerty
oSNIHE antyeofusness a
226-10 moreinthalyae. Edrisons
fo 5496. Sn 25
FURNISHED flat to let for
overseas visitors. Call 226-
furnished at US$1 000
residential location. Others
lower and high price range. Call
ONE top flat 3-bedroom.
back and front .verandah.
Suitable for residence or
business. Close to Bourda
Market on North Road &
Cummings St. Tel. 225-0773.
TWO beautiful apartments
bedroom seauc tr em S kin9 ;~n
((let tR Ilty 27-8 10,
\ 625- 990
;par n nts, air c ndt odnr mt
Sclsd7 1h d) n. or oers~e2T
f~or overseas visitors. close to
.Sheriff St. Fully finished
~ith AC, hot & cdold bath. etc.
Call 226-8990, 226-2543.
S3-BEDROOM top flat semi-
huerd nk s fIpyh elendos @
situ t ed ot8secuonderStat
Alberttown. Telephone an'd
0electr cityo ailableonPtric $
1n 64 d 3e,6241-Md317 o21-
bedBEDR20aMtma d 3
Altoomnovie2 othbse a ne
$00 00mo*-beb roo ep $3
ufH US Terr~ent. 2drs rey
upstalis, toilet and bath,
upper flat Bel Air Park, 88 nEping i
Ave. & Ituni Rd.Cneen
u 4099, d61-sQu9s 272
Ssharonxs@ ycrr.com ma
BLYGZEIG'HT Gardens 1
fully furnished executive house
Sedroom AN2l conuanew
005.%in licen erone ud$550
weddsiting or nothe ocashion.
an d ar, musc D. bar with
.\ W~~lre 21also do .ecatering or
estay urant & 2Ba.Sedriff Stlwree
icfle aparkient, srtuated .at
tnel. M sedonearr s
Housing Scan oheme 2-bedroom
ott mi 11atA eixt c2 n
ffcObild@ neu eede DJ 6r wt
aircnditioned. Eonach foo S
cotan 29DR O lar e eectve
offies, rece, toiot barea,
a~hccess Flors may renuted ai
Aulnis e3-e chouse0 .
per month, CIVILLE
3-bedroo Shouse wt office o
AotteE lTES Cn~erE toDcl
ergesidentia Georeton. For
viwingoo and di a imagenes.
iniiulyContact 69- 1. Email:
c rnihdge33 1974@otmom nue
AC wwstel.sfriadesadhae.co U$0
(Eperiencethe d iffLerne)
OGLE propet on 240'
x 60' land or property with 1 or
2 lots. TEL. 226- 145, 625-
ROBB Bourda Market 2-
storeyn, buidin Was $5M'"
Owner needs medical.
DURBAN St. Lodge 2-
storey concrete 4 2-bedrooms
apartments rent wil~ D8V OUoT
mortgages $15M U$500
Ederson s 226-6496.
SUNDAY CHRONICLE ~~~S~n~~la, 299~ ,.,. i,
I tr.r.r -a -s a aT rl
tlee HroilelieS pIl CIIsS8
-23737/225-398 651 -7078
ONE business place with 4-
bedr-oom house and 1.3 acres
land with chicken pens and lots
of fruit trees. 226-6639. 688-
PRIME Sar ~uyana) Realtty
de~iPeso retse @ 2 ,tv
ONE 3-bedroom proup rty,
Iod $86.5.Cl r6e4e-449, 65b5e
buiddng at Cn N:. Sutble
60r00arrn na ceoultrv etcM 506 9x
ONE bungalowk house at a
reasonable price. 3 bedrooms,
toilet and bath, 2 houses. 220-
72KITTY 3.81C~MI 7M,8
Went SrM im dvttog-4M
2C~a ih~a6 Street $7.5M. Call
BEL AIRI VILLAGE 2
hou~s~e $ ne~g ade frontshou
drive wa -$120M~ neg. TEL. 226-
REAPLRTY. E2stre (c A e
NaVALU ErFOR 3MNdEY -
incu n r so iof-coonde
la Norbert deFreitas 231-
506/642-5EN. rs Wls
226 0229-2566' to vi w 6
7.@4 balpi os 2
ESSE UIBO, A/Reg~ina,
tra % acres land with,
iln~~ll~~320' x M'f.30' x
E 7e~ pe~
(11010fg Ida 0 i1edia IMS11181
pS13 00(5 o E qq rs s *rver
5 I L4d@ 89Ili
CROAL, Stabroek, concrete
6 luxurious bjedrooms mansion on
3 house lots. Ideal i rernational
eoel $,6s5M 6-5U425 000.
SBRICKDAM Overseas, local
religious odganization ideal
building or; aunan $,reigious
function 45U 25000.
Ederson's 226~-549 :
PARIKA shoppe~ center
invests wisely, aP%~-store
buildn BSdb),eer8 3 o
$r 6M U$10s 000. Owner ~t
d0 mdia. Ederson's 226 96
reli GSTO, dsozv eas doe
fbu ciing 8odraU $4 gborues
Euder sonet 2 u e -5 mIdi\ alon
awns. US14.50 U $75 000
ned eia.Ederson s 226-49.
CHARLS OWN, vesa lcant3-
streyi~u woodenuidtion. Ideal fr
Chuir ch schoolr en r sreli etc
edasonnse 226L5U9S6 8 0
A dltroomls i~ran o p :
U4Se s 0. deso's 226-t
NO aifED2-storey oce huis
bernm ai bcion se luing,
US$55 000. Ederson's 226-
msurPanceel ectni Zstorey
1$35M 0. Ederson's 226i-59
IOP US$17 000.re
build1Et aul derErnt2- er
bulig Ideal for Chraeand oa
i coman~e shipsoi $1.M S$62
0005. Cderson's 226-5496.
000,7 Coeren tc ec
bEau shate ED conretehos
teidig land 3broa o rmaser.
i'sindsedshpace dwntitsM bU in
Prbilice 20Mu; l~, he
. storn yieuivkdt cKcrbi in 2
land 87 x 97 sutable for hotel
SURYEANVILL odne 2
nile ber $3 m E b A i n c ek 7
amenim quirn epc af Ad
62nac oj 19 @ MOE. 9
es in t Park, big otlad-$0
aninPrinces StNf 57
(big) l and, two rr los fo
M164 12 6p- 45 a te .Cuyni
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~SUNDAY CHRONICLE SEPTEMBER16, 2007
_ _ I_ _ I _I_
ON!E 5-bedroomi oroperty
on a double lot iodated In
Providence Call 624-93'53 from l
;to 6 pm ~
MASSIVE 2 STOREY
CONCRETE PROPERTY Ideal
for spare parts '.u~r-;r1.... ..l.
. -1 *. -..1624.
LBI $'16M. Prash~ad N ca
;~. II GuySuCo Garden r
Coulr da Park 940M-
N Foidenc $ 5h ;I
LARGE concrete and
AgIc P biI Rod u h n
Cna Ptemso ReaEstaa e. L
SG~euora ean7H d2ield St 5\ts
lot S12M. Houston, double lot
12M. Shamrock Gardens
double lot $20M, Gu SuCo
Gardens, double lot -$20M, Le
Ressouvenir, double lot $30M.
on acre of Drin Rea Est~at~e2
BEL A6ir ak- $40M Bel
Air Park -$0 NnyPark -
$25M, East Coast $27M~. South
Rindto a $50hroud rickd5M, -
$5 M, North Road -$40M,
Crane Highway/old Road -
$33M. AIIpne are ne otiable.
227-0464 (0) 646-325 d.
PROPERTY on Aberdeen
Pbli oad E sqeio o fa
:z.--=.:d kt en anndsfd n
SNDhCe $1.5ME.AIs L ma Ho sing
bu dnr awit v ran6a -2 %.1.
23.5 ACRES cultivated in
citrus, coconuts and other fruit
trees located at Moblissa
Soesdyke, Linden Highway.
Dwellina houses also oil Land!
2b-R~ust Georgetown or call
building -$100M/1,3 stored
3 todlicyed v50Mde~n alld a~nr;-,
on land 99 x 2411 $1.; r 1 glj
concrete building on land 120
x 120 -- US$650 000. All prices
are negotiable. 227-0464 (0)
REPUBLIC Parke 4-
bedroom two-flat concrete
house on corner lot $25jM nieg.
and 3-bedroom $17.5M negJ.
Bagotville unfinished house
one 3/4 oi land $4M ne .
South Wortmanville ;' lot wi 1
Georde huV, W k-ef9- st-
woodet & concrete 3 500d s
negs 266-5177r s6cl3-2286.
BEL AIR SPRINGS Very
nice 3-bedroom. fully furnished
-$50M. BLYGEZIG T wyell-
krepeswion yad n~i tr~hnte
STR ET ..n j laraeG4H
storeyi building I LUS
vacant lots on Main?, Mviddle and
re ^ ?26-7128,
i:'~DI J TEOL~r REALITY.
Th~e Sorn!e of Bt r SB rg ns
9--in c nc r in Grenace.
encdosu~res. and al your
Sun numds Price
TrC .~,;. 3x: 1 -0 ..
SHERIFF STREET: A
~ii;~~ in com oa und
BLY GEZI HT 3-
500 Acrswt 0 Y Ml1 h
FACTORY E.B. -=..r .: Road. -
15 acres of land ..i. I .ni I.-. ..
on 7 acres $6011 PLUS F. r.
spots on Mnain ,C:. ,. I [ ,.I. .=
Water Street. Regent Street,
etc. Call 3?R-719? Ris-61"'
66FTUTURE HOM~ES l ALT
0995 79 --
$55M estival C I
$17M H St -'^
n .EBD .
i1 $43M ,
re1 ..ii GuySuCo
- e 1 -. ni. -c :s
Lcd ie $15M. Sec I
i I;adi rPn nrcre fo 85 le
Call ujs Lamaha Gdns $45Mv.
THREE bedroom back
cottage. Croal Street. G!town -
$6Ml 609-2302. 225-5782. 233-
GREIA Grove $8M.
Herstellinq $12M, Stras hey,
E"O $4M Enterpnise, ~CD -
C.I., V\/est Coast Demerara
3M. Tuschen, nice concrete -
$7M1. $10M. Garnett St. 15M,
$1' e ile -$81M4Mrofl3Me
St. Queenstown $12M.
T reen, nCD 2
A bertto nM- rM Gordon S~t
MrhRad Eo$ r d -2 OT ,
cOnt fuosueron adb5e2 lo 1
house lots 80ex 113 ft ea. $5.5M
land on public road. Diamond
92 x 170' ft $45M neg. Lumber
rack 55 x 71 x 16ft transported.
Water Street $32M, two flat
concrete building four bedrooms
Norton Street 412.5Md three
So tr Rled dee s $ 0M
bEdroom cooncete e eu iv
style bui din wth double
sarae e AC's x~tra lnd for Do
Wi saRe sovenr2 S2671520 0 0
2-STOREY concrete and
wooden building, recently
impdrovbd i3 based ooms u /o
in bsnes ocoan n
Cnact Ptees Ra E t t, L
2WIGReuosr e Ond Hadfield Streets
Sui ning sit n n ~_?e:ISt t
$16 500 00b, 75m/ mort as will r
be available. Contacf~ees
Real Estate, Lot 2 George and
Hadfield Streets. New 3-
r.:d oornI~n concrete one-storey
I.lli0 Earl's Court, LBI, Eas~t
o aio ad 'mpa dcoa
mrtgag~e avilasblae. Co~nttac2
George and Hadfield Streets W/
7Rst2 226-5546, 223-6218, 131-
SUGRI--........ .N &
BUILSDUGNRG Resid nal aAea~s
Bect ] ghtK, a ndybelvll I,
Ecles. Eel Air Park, Prashad
Nagar. Happy Acre, Trium~ph,
Lus gnan, Foulls, New
Pr~ovidence, Croal St. Kingston.
Kittad Albert St., blewtown
CMMERBCoAkL NonB ke m
South Road (2) Vreed-en-Hoop,
La Grange, Camp Sts. 1 Water
St. (2). Thornas St. () South
Ruirn~Veldt Park. LAND Kuru
Kururu (265 acres) Crane 3
acres. Schoonard (100 acres)
n mer ra nivae par00af an sland
Amsterdam, 11 lots (Stelling
HOU E Oto-Eanrls Co rrtfaL ,
Lusinan@. Mvc Doom Public
Roa LGrange Enterpris,
Sect on C, Soautfi oad. Pnn~es
Sta DEp pF rtTHE WPEEI(c R d
small woodenA hose$6Vda Est
Village small concrete house -
$4M/. We assist first time buyers
everi ste8 of the way o-f ownin a
a L NDI BUILDING (roe a
df el bled i e.F x: 226-436
VERY lar e, partial
construct 2bui dng, nwybui t
onrle Irea on7 Eping Avenue, Bel
j4,~ Suitable ifo business,
residence._ e Po tghe
rlearr to the Stelling and Public
Rd. for business. residence. lots
consisting of building and
landing prime business area
49Tn 2roe25P- 4 .Rd., EBD.
ONJE (1) two-bedroom
wooden property in North Road.
Bourda. Georgetown $6M neg.
One sawmnill in working condition
with wench. Esterer gangsaw
esterer ed er. powered by 67(
D tont Deseet \ ;
S ft.Oanri Ber ice. Cot! Ed Pl
wooden and concrete house on
double lot in: Southi R/veidt Gdns r
G/towni - $17M iun Four
bedroom; house on q t
land. Lii S16M. 80 ac;res of
land being sold In parcels of 10
acres each at 53M per acre, East
Bank. On7e two- bedroom house
on irl laeO dth bt.ed Piler e
flat concrete house, Ch~arlestown
62 -8 1Wills Realty. 227 -2613.
399 BARAMITA STREET -
South Ruimveldt Gardens
Contact OWNER WITHIN.
LE RESSOUVENIR, BANKS
Park Atlantic Gardens, O~gale
Suo anville, Sheriff Street'
Lamia a Gardens Bel Air Park,}
Vilu Prasitad Na ar,
2R2818 5D62amond. rL.
Atlaentic G~dns 3MM2M
$7$b M45M $16 Charlotte St
9i~ckda'm $6450MM 6R~oM$3 S
ubrvnville -$1jM, SuP ly -
oesy~e- 30M, Soesdyke
Riverside .3 storey concrete
bud~~idi ng 20M utee~nstown .
40M, 4M 7M South
$1ubv $7M, c Ms 9bl R4
SUS$MOM $65B0 000k,Gd M.
$60M 1\/0dR ne. ).Qruka $ 2SM,
Avenue of the Republ c -
US$1.5Me Bel Air Park $40MM,
52MEastA nt -~~Du cari
t -$30M, $25M 3~10M, Mc
Doom -$9M (nev C/ville -
15M 151 $13 IVI, 11M
Mburban St- S5g15M,
13.5MM, 7e5, N n GoeetM- M
1M 5 esp~to n 1M
84; 1M, $rhk uest n
u5M ewt6Mw -1M5M$102d
OMM, $ .MM, 5a8 P tenic3M
9M,M Church t A rcoa 4M,
eag.), $5.5M n .LB $16M,
rlncess St $ .5 Lusignan -
f~MM E~tuerprS $s4.MM, Diam4 d
G d H $8. e $ ,
$50, MopeRe osM)9M nandale
C ristianbu~rg $1D5eMmInd st y
Ke suvenr evetd Gdofher
res dential and commercial areas
Supermarkets and other
auplos~e .a al nus aood9Nil
5204, 225-25.40, 628-7605-
2 HP 15" PLANER, 3HP 10"
TABLE SAW. TEL. 226-1757.
VIKING 660 TILLER. TEL.
1 320 CL EXCAVATOR*
TEL. # 226-9006 OR 226-7346
2 WORKING 580c H macs -
$2,7 wBUL PUS IFO RA E.
TEL. # 269-0362, 660-7435.
QUALITY bloodline nit bull
s.88 Contact 645-458 625-
SHERWIN Williams Latex
cnourrt e~plPnt iin1w~hite and
3" inches Swimmina Pool
Tablets. PHONE 233-0608 (8 am
- 4 pm), Mon. to Fri.
DEALS on digital cameras
sale. Deliver to spot, also Bob
Cat rental. Call: 862-7127
1 GYM MASTIC R
THREADMILL. As good as new.
2 m thsn.CHA D'RAePxA o1
Japanese strurts r placist 9
Double master cylinders for
Toyota reclining Iront seal '
DATA: Consumpt on 40 miles 1
Insurance $656, per annum
Good as New!!
!NTEL Penltium 3 computers
keybor dand ormouse 45,000
contact Future Tech
26 Duncan St&8Delph Ave. C!ville
04N3 WS 9NC NTACFTRA2M3E
VARIOUS SIZES USED
2C N4C ETE PLANTS POTS.
onOcNEo I Latsr phh tocoy.
oneH printer. Julia 225-47bo
winch GJJ Series. Price
--negotiable. Tel. 227-2578.
DELL Computers P-3
complete and internet read .
one year warranty. $40 000. 225-
852 223-1327 or 220-2449.
screONET5Ve S608n OWO) Aona
m~assan ilng24t~h~e~rchair $140
NIBBI furniture (Kofao
rrder yCma e22A3 619 mr 2e7-
0902 or 628-7410.
smm ; 3/8 -- HPl Board.
`.: o us,s rn coat er suits.
-lo.s Gen. Store. 113 Pike
St..Kitt Tel. 226-7585: Fax:
AMERICAN bulldog pups -
10 weeks old, male and female,
im-ported parents. Short mouth,
wnl-nkled face $100 000. Contact
"27-4040, 225-0995. 669.
crriy s ld a8 or0 en i
Spec 8 S good while
reslatwr sre et
LISTER & BETTER diesel
KV.Also Ii tr dsi soel wd
OXYGEN and Acetylene
Gases. Fast and efficient service
10-11 Mc Doom Public Road,
EBD. PHONE 233-0608 (8 am -
4 pm), Mon. to Fri.
Geim o m NBal Os60a~nd8A mon
4as pm) E Mon, 0 to Fri -
7 WEEKS old mixed breed
eus (German Shepherd
Dia #oe er an~d Doberman ad
6 2 annd on Tel.#216-1057'
QSC Amos MX-EX 4000 -
3000 ($245 000) 1 500 ($140 000)
PV equalizer guitars, delays,
speakers JBL Black Widow,
neutrix mics, etc. 227-7528, 629-
IVARBLE stone counter top}
granite 4', 1 sink & faucet (double
nowl), P.V.C pipes %a' & X',
Chinese seine boat 32-ft. &
en ine. Price neg. 220-2976 or
comple~t wit n un 3b computer
and mouse -r 45c 00rD~na kotac &
D uh eAchCvl u nSt1
-i on T L
b,,.~ D ~t~
avial.5 Visa` Ofb ,: 7
LATEST compter sooftwre6
engines and generator, 3,30
Beaford engine, differentia
earbox ;pnng crown gear. axie,
3S~ nh8 0-am~any more. Tel.
HURRY to Status
investment the authorised
eale; rInn risoar lct sh. Visw
sport-max for ust soart --lve
684-8764, 646-000 so l
200 NEW truck tyie liners
Goodyear. size 20 $600 00
REFRIGERATOR. 16; cuc ft
110v, 2-docr frost free. used
1000 PIECES of cellular
phone, accessories. new
pic udsn el! fol $ni 5 0008 1e
tiling files hangers at $50 000
CCOA UERO Prgam
Coral Daw 13, ine Editing,
FIAT Tractor model 80 -
66 or e}0ld~ri troeus %8/
winch. One cane trailer-. One
Lister generator set water cool
6 Hp. One Toyota Dyna 1 W2 ton
freezer canter. Contact Tel. #
260-0852, 260-0910, 649-
;r i t ydes e aitlr
,Pndes, Io p mp e88w1 akes
Odrrl m at I0mputer progm~rams,
'ullljlt 5an ie "& one dealer'
H10ti lo (1 fla Stretch lilousine~evc
SAMPLES of over 500
timber s ecies in different sizes.
Dsla boards with 30, 50 and
10undselled s ecie~s veerrw2 00d0
TibkkuewP.Tdel. 22L6- wood,
6 WEEKS old fluffy
dachshund pups and 2 re
female Doberman pups, 2
months old. AII vaccinated and
dewormned. Also P.S. 11, P.S.P.
gmes. C II66 572226-7648,
BTS GNARY PRICES
Seiko, Citizens, Casio
Gents & ladies Quartz
and work watches 3000
piecOS10o Ch00sO ffom.
from $500 and up
SOld & installed
BUY ARIR VARIETY STORE
68 Robb Street, Lacytown
SCamp &IVUrban streets joppositgjail)
matting, hardener, sheets,
telcoat, woven bumpers. body
kits bumpers running boards
scoops German helme s 8 24-
dt obatsa rsx t4 c vrs. Iea Ir
plastic products, black tank, etc.
Tel. 233-5207, 610-0575. 97
Providence, E B Dem., opp.
gange rw clampU mn a
fee ing o ler ristan t roll
stand with gear box 240v all
for $200 000; 1 Bedford spare
wheel 900 x 20, 8-hole $5
000; 1 Hymac and Cater illar
starter- $40 000; 1 Mazda Titan
canter 4-cylinder diesel en ine
and gear box minus head 75
000; 2 iron safes, 1 large, 1
sa01 need to get keds both -
:10 00,fge and reezer
e0brace 5ewOcompeTs r e
763 Skid Steer
2 STEEL tables 3" x 6" 1
LW Base Land Rover, trailers with
hood, fitness, ins & lights. Rudy
TRAINING DVDs Microsoft
Vista Office 2007, Corel
Drawi3, Adobe C53. 627-8832
MIXED brand German
d wor ed. Cuapis269-c1c9, 6d60
frP ASHADOMNagar. G d y
Hope Gar en Ee full
furnished $3blM neg. 685
SALE ON slate d Il table -
barraed sm l, emport-0 ad 16c~a3
PARTS for Oryers/
Washers. Thermostats, pumps,
motors, belts, valves, kno s, etc.
5ch~nician available Call 622-
withl2CO4M8 Yamahare enanse
Reasonable price. Contact 222-
BOAT for sale. One new 20'
xr4 1b" xw1 8" Veeebothtomem d
225-1570, Cell 666-p3621.
HUF Y! URRYI Just
aruvdsa re bh6xme nt of 16t R
completely build dredges. Also
sn pryessr pems rn i de
AMD AM 2 SEMF ON 2800
+ 512 MB DDR2 80G3 Hard
Drive 1.61 processor Keyboard
mouse. 68 -8240.
SNEAKERS, shirt, ies
bargains galore at 85 rpusbeyc
cotct nma 262e7- 7u6s
CLEARANCE SALE body
parts- doors, fenders, bonnets,
windscreen trunks AT i70. A691.
FB13, EP8L etc. Tel: 227-2835.
ONE 580c Hymac in ood
condition one Chipper 2-ih
one Slasher. Contact 16~3-5634'
FLASH drives: top brand -
otsc Cor irexMeennorex e
Hurry! Call 622-7338.
Page 9 & 24.p65
SUNDAY CHRPONICLE SEPTEMBr~ER 1r6, 2007 25
/2 TOYTA STARLTE~
NOW AVAILABLE TOP
VEHICLES. CARS: Toyota
Vs T yot aAVV4 zC 21
Honf a CRaVd rik on ;C)~)ax
Hilux Douible Cab L 14.iu
DISECL UESU STynodtaC Hic
Mitsubishi Canter trucks 2/3 tons
enleozsed, freezer Hino Dtut c
4WD truckTBU 72, Nisspan Atlas
used To ota Hilux Surf. Ord /
early and get the bbst prices on
dulty free vehicles. Full after
avI eerviDeo Mdraj ]Au
49e9 ,24 07m2 MES AN
A SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST.
NOW IN STOCK. Toyota
Corolla -- NZE 121, AE 110,
EE 103, Honda Civic EK3 &
RZN16, Toyota Hilux xr a
Single Cab LN 106, Toyota
Hilu~x Surf- RZN 185 YN 130,
KZN 185. Toyota Carina -
AT 192, AT ~212. To ota
MArlZ n5AEH100 aTo Voa Rbstle
Toyota RAV 4. ZCA 26, ACA
2.SXA 11, To ota Mark
IPSUM SXM 15. oyt Mark 2
Gorlo ,a rmio AATo ota
To ota Hiace Diesel KZH110.
hlfuishi C diaaLance~r SC2A.
Wagon AE 100. Contact Ro
Ramdehol Auto Sales, 226
G uorgetown Telou2r26
8953, 226-1973. 227-
3185. Fax. 227-3185. We
give you the best cause
you deserve the best.
- YL~-VPYPrri~aaa~,~I--P~urr-ra-Pa;r~. -rr-aa~----l--arr~a~ir*rr~lra -"---~- --~rr~---~-~c*~RI~:rrunl
yos mf Mc e edn
ro rammes,, mu~st see 5200
801 Xerox 5028. 1 Canon
NP 6221 photo copy machine
C15 00 el nZ% oina
oaper (Oxfor~d) 9!.5 x 11 SJ 000
odx, 1 Gestetn~er r off
machine 110v $;15 1 ;
a30d aOo 2 go I shaies gdd ls-
each, 2 diamond I with
weights, GEM lmaae ~ 000
eacn Owner leaving. 641
224 NEW Industrial water
a 60 2 PaM shc ba16 H
pu~m s 2 hnchb6 e. 50100 H
each (Chiller), 2 new Industrial
electric motor, 50/60 Hz - 240
- 380 - 460v 5Hp $60 000,
7.5 Hp $75 000, 1 pressure
w~ash~er conlt tr2for Pnr -
$75 000 1 large Industrial
stabiliser for factory work shop
- $100 000. 2 drijl presses,
1,ngl h ma5e 00Tgel 0 852 0 0
sm0l H$5 101010 c sche4rs r
o$v 8st0a0n 1 eda 15nder
$ro oeol corn nak rn mill.
10 an rst nd -6$7 0800c liarae.
enavine6 -502800. Owner
TOYOTA RUNX 2001
ONE Honda Civic: 98, in
excellent condition. Tel. 624-
1 AT 170 CARINA. Price -
YAMAHA R-6 motorcvcle.-in
excellent condition. Ca I 660-
1 RZ Lora Baseinbs
Mags mu-~lir -1l1 I al.L etc..
pT c r:~..n l~~ .I.. . nt 1 682-
1 TOYOTA Corolla AIE 100
working condition. Contact
WNarren at 621-1318.
1 MORRIS minor 1000cc
1 Land Rover Series 3 1 Ford
Ltd. motor car. Call 226-4459.
SeONo rLelan~d D8AFoTwa
SV 40 CAMRY CD/MP3
,DEVD Pvrl7"6c~hrom Srims.
1 250 HONDA Hilux with
registration. Parts for bid bikes.
Tel. No. 218-4243, 68 -1680.
15-incA ma70sCPASc A 86FO 0 0
neg:. Call .6 1-3343.~ ~~~~~~
S1 TOYOTA RAUM, PKK
00e69es.SCall 609-3341 or 624-
eo9 199os.. D1ulies.ngyfjgggnk...
1 AT 170 Carina. PGG
Series. Excellent condition
$890 000. 618-1753.
excelln9 codton. O ln 6C 1
1 MITSUBISHI Lancer,
PK7KSeries. 225-9700 or 623-
1 NISSAN Waaon. Credit
can be arranged. 683-8013.
ONE Modified Kawasaki
ZX6R. $1 million ne otiable
with papers. Tel. 5 2-646-
1 AT 212 CARINA, fully
e Cult pho ii oCa
mnOuNE To HtaS ron Bae
Call 623-7394 or 226-4545-
ONE AT 192 Toyota Carina
with mags and speller. Price -
$1 275 000. Call 616-6033,
mo N e loa itsdr a 20
1 AT 192 CARINA full5
mowierePdrice -hM $1a. Tel
NEW PRADO 2007
4300KM, VVTI en ine. Price
$20M~. TEL. 22 -8148/625-
MhODGEL M S30 with T~ur~bo,
aeptiable:. Tel,. -s2578rice ~~~
1 Su uki Vitara Blue Pkk
Sress. ma rms ,/ 31 040M
ON the WHARF COROLLA
AE 110 CARINA AT 212 .
$1. 8M $450 000
DOWiJPAYMENT. Call 231-
1996 mlodel. Tel. # 66d-9300
A 8, A 7
AE (1B i;-~ ilfb t. ~D
AT212 & 1092 CARN AE
t at P eri r 0 1 2 b
0001 TOY8eT r tT 1 rid
Scarueor, manal Dowered EP9
sterlet ooa white ood frtaxi
fami F yJrde Callr 22-738
OO. Ecle cnio.
stereo whit oo''o ai
1 MITSUBISHI Lancer, 2000
models. PJJ Senies. Good working
honiton. Contact 220-4210 -
ONE AE 100, one AT 1.90
Pne AT 192. Excellent condition
nmea. Con. 6555-7839 662-1156
.ONE 2000 _TOY O~TA
LEEZA DA8 CEHRR MAER
E2R7ES- $3.9M. 623-9999, 686-
ONE To ota Corolla NZE
12C a~utomarC;. gslypoweareg
r~~~temoe start, etc'PJJ series. Price
33.$2400 000 neg. Tel. # 665~
1 AT 170 Tovt Corona r( udlI
li ht)m auto atid ul peorwlrie
$75 080. Contact Roky 225-
1 00, 621-5900.
649324N5EO nd on~ nib s
BKK Sries TelM.6 1-37190. Buts
VE HI LE
FO 0 SALE
3 RZ minibuses
rgseeS, wi regr tr a c s
to buyer. Pnice $250 000. 227-
1228. 226-4333. 624-8402.
NISSAN Laurel Grand Xtra
"sdel. utmaic,-L fl pweha .
minor works. drivlng perfect -
$500 000) neg. Call 62 !-8102.
~htV fuj pved
DY0 sound system, a irm, ots more,
53M~or best offer accepted
(D player, box. 1.5M or Best
0lck I 4- hillc n11II ki
$2M orrhest a for accepts
CPMTAGT art. Jo74N $f
O out 68
6064 used in .goods
transportation. currently in oood
working condition. Price $950
000 negotiable. Contact
Syreeta. Te~l. 225-1482, 9 am to
5 pm. 218-2048 after 7 pm.
4SELL Nissan Primera, PKK
2.0 L-Turbo Diesel, 5 doors, AC
mag rarns, o 1 sick up ,; 14x
RTurboDiseP2 dors She t
12,000 Ibs, winch, new tyres 3s]
ic 10, 5 x 15 BF both are left H
225-1199 or 690-4820.
1 SHORT RZ minibus EFI
Super Custom front, reasonable
condition. BGG Series, mags.
Contact 614-7425, 629-8871.
Rims, CD) Player, Lancer
G01, te-ather interior, co
chantger, Rims, spoiler
Bodty Kit, WoodPae
Nissan SunIt Lethe.
fitetcrior, CD, eirrs, Year
200, Toyota Corolla EEIII,
CD Ctlarger, Rims, Honda
Civdic, L..Oather 10teriof,
Honda Fit bod y Kit
R. H. Auto Sales
1 TOYOTA RAV full
powered with mags, roof rack
roller bars etc. Price $2.9M neg.
Tel. 266- 461. 625-6397.
1 TOYOTA Camry SV32 -
.fully powered with ma s and CD
6u~sc 6Price 2-6 S127 neg. Tel.
Hm5UXh S rf, 3 AE, S
Changr as .2M ( eg.).all 624-
TOYOTA RAV4. PKK Se ries '
'i fi H3 14of C pa871 Or,n T
doors, 2 500cc diesel, 5-speed
manual. Black, accessories, etc.
S$3.7M. Tel. 649--7898.
ONE Caravan minibus
stereo set in pieces, like amplifier,
CpD pae,ezeeu ie~r 52ixer,
ONE open back Toyota Pick.
up engine cabin four-wheel
drive, excelentT cnd tion. Pr c
1 TOYOTA Corolla MZE,
lae ePI tSer e, fully power d
Owner leaving country. Call 661-
1 TOYOTA T100 4 x 4 Extra
Cab, AC, mint condition. fully
~owere automatic- $2.3M ne .
2122 -8527, 223-1327, 65 -
conditioOY For d ta1s. cl 028d
1 AT 170 Toyota Corona -
newly sprayed. new er mne.
spilr _ag rims. A C[3wseetr
AT 192 CARINA mnags.
music, spoiler, DVD pinyer (lady
iap 207 8r8a 1a2sh89blq o
ONE To ota 110 Sprinter
Motor car. PHH Series. Excellent
condition. AC and other
accessories. Price - $1 360 000
1 10T ot Exr8 C b
(Private automatic, fullly pwrd
powere 'A/C mags. rCO plye $.M
Cotc $900y 000 Contact Rok -
seriater iiu, automatic, mag y
nms, nce. -o c $4500 ontct -
Rocky ..621?-5902 or 225-1400.
VEHINCES FOR SALE
AUITO SALES I
Iee HaZ neeR co750 00 11
89 2. 66 -8173 Eddie. 9 Camp
ONE Nissan Sunn; 1400cc
0\30 ntw hdend tos n
dollar ). Contact 26 -2215 o :
ISUZUI RODEO B
ONLY 201000 MILES 6 CYL '
AU'TOMIATIC, LHM.D. STEREO
CASSETTE, AIR CONDITION '
2 WHEEL DRIVE, GOOD ON
GAS, VERY CLEAN, ONE
OWNER. ALL PAPERS
H: 226-m12c: S23-w
1 500 HONDA 4-wheel
drive bike (new) $3.2M. 2 250
Hp Yamaha outboard engines
with all accessories for the boat -
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and score if they hope to come away with the full three points. A lot will depend on the
rovmng Seon Brewley and former Tigers forward Stellon David in the attack with support
from Desford Williams in midfield. The lanky central defender Royon Morrison and custo-
dian Keith Fraser will have their work cut out against the lethal striking duo of Devon
Millington and Eddie Gomes.
The Tigers midfield will come from among Philip Rowley, Orrin Pompey, Joylyn Jo-
seph and teenager Manasseh Primo. In defence, Shermon David and Delon Fraser will be
the key. to keeping out the soldiers. The Tigers are coming off an easy 3-0 win over Santos,
while the Army. played to hard-fought 1-1 stalemate with Alpha last weekend. Both~ teams
are yet to lose after four outings.
The opening game will bring together the oldest rivalry in City football as the South Georgetown
liallweavers, Pele FC arid Santos FC kick-off the Premier action at 17:30 h.
Pele, the other unbeaten side scored their first win a week ago while Santos who are second
from the bottom on four points have been beaten in their last two games. The traditional rivalry
between these two sides has thrilled fans in the 70s and 80s with a high level of skills and comp'eti-
tiveness and this afternoon another treat is anticipated.
The Pele line-up will include the dreadlocked Canada-based Konata Mannings in midfield, along-
side seasoned campaigner Travis 'Zarro' Grant, while the main attacking duo willbe national U-23
forward Calvin 'Dutty Cup' Shepherd and Quincy Hemerding. The defensive area will be centred
on Sheik Kamal, Kelvin McKenzie and Solomon Austin who had an outstanding game in the 3-1
win over Police.
The struggling Santos will be led by Renault Fraser and national U-23 Kester Jacobs
together with Wendell St Hill and Dwayne McLennon. Sherwisi Hope and Damian Edwards
will spearhead the defence with Maurice Prince in goal.
This afternoon's football showdown will be boosted by a feature Masters match between the
Raistafari Patriarchs and Hearts of Oak of Berbice set to kick-off at 16:00 h. The game is the sec-
ond of a Best-of-three Series for the Alphonso Challenge trophy. The Berbicians won the first
encounter played in New Amsterdam two Sundays ago by an emphatic 6-1 margin, but today the
Rastas intend td reverse the score and set up a decisive third meeting in the Ancient County.
Expected to appear for the Berbicians this afternoon are Charles J.oseph, Philip
Carrington, Kenrick Bonerie, Shenrin Forde and Kurt Alphonso among others. The Rastas
will be led by Vibert 'Dordee' Butts along with Neville 'Natty' Wiltshire, Terrence Burnette,
Allan La Rose, Floyd Fdinboro, Floyd Campbell, Aubrey Adams and Norman Welch.
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9,492runs, average 56.50, 100's
24, 50's 48, catches 153.
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One-day debut: v Sri Lanka,
Siagapore, April, 1996. 327
a~ctalce 10,534 runs, average
40.05, 100's 12, 50's 81,
ca~tch 188, stumpings 14.
Ne.3batmaun.among the fin-
... crrnt players. Initially
straggld for a regular one-
day spot due to his defensive
batting, being nicknamed
'The Wall', but sealed the
place by agreeing to keep
Year in 200 Oand ICC Player-of-
.h-Ya an C etaver-
of-the-Year mn 2004.
1999: Becomes the third In-
dian to score centuries in both
innings of a Test, against New
Zealand in Hamilton. Scores five
Test hundreds abroad before his
first one at home.
2001: Scores 180 while
Vangipurappu Laxman makes
281 in a fifth-wicket stand of
376 as India defeat Australia in
Kolkata after following on to
player after West Indian
Everton Weekes. Australian
Jack Fingleton and South Afri-
can Alan Melville to score cen-
turies in four consecutive Test
2004: Leads India to vic-
tory in the first Test in Paki-
stan in the absence of injured
captain Souray Ganguly. In-
dia go on to complete a his-
toric maiden Test series tri-
umph across the border.
the ores career bsta Onsn
Pakistan, overtaking Gavaskar's
record of four Test double hun-
dreds. It is the third highest
score by an Indian after Virender
Sehwag's 309 and Laxman's
2005: Appointed captain
for a seven-match one-day se-
ries against Sri Lanka in place of
Ganguly. under pressure due to
poor batting form and suffering
a tennis elbow injury. Subse-
quently handed the Test cap-
2006: Leads India to a
record 16 successive one-day
wins chasing a target and to their
first Test series win in West
Indies for 35 years.
India win their first-ever
Test in South Africa but lose the
the 07: India are eliminated mn
Cup in the Caribbean after a
shock defeat against Bangladesh.
India win their first 'test se-
ries in England for 21 years but
again show poor one-day form
to lose the NatWest series 4-3.
Indian board announces
Dravid has quit as captain to
focus on batting.
end -their record 16-Test win-
2002: Becomes the fourth
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cumarr met in thesicaht r' so
events among other things
and, according to Kumar, the
discussions were fruitful.
Minister Anthony, in
assurance that plans are well
on stream,, said he is happy
that the discussions were
fruitful and it is his intention
to attract more spectator
support for this level of
"We have been doing some
work at the Cliff Anderson
Sports Hall (venue for basket-
ball and volleyball) because we
want to spruce it up. We want
to attract more spectators.
These Games do not attract
much public support, so we'll
work on that; we'll use the tele-
vision stations to sensitise the
general public as to the times of
activities and venues. So I hope
the Games will get more sup-
port and I think NCN will be
The two visiting delega-
tions are expected to arrive in
Guyana on October 18 for the
opening ceremony the fol-
lowing day at the CliffAnder-
son Sports Hall from 13:00 h
and immediately after there
will be a basketball encoun-
ter between female teams
from Suriname and French
This will be followed by
two volleyball matches and the
day will conclude with a basket-
ball match involymng male teams
from Guyana and French
The following day, the three
countries will field four-member
teams for the 10K Teami Time
Trial cycle event which gets un-
der way at 09:00 h at the Na-
tional Park and which will be
coordinated by cycling coach
The three participating
countries will also be in-
volved in male and female
basketball and volleyball
matches the very day.
On Sunday October 21,
four-member teams will contest
a 45-mile cycle road race start-
ing at 09:00 h.from outside the
Wales Police Station. Partici-
pants will journey to Bushy
Park, East Bank Essequibo, be-
fore returning to the Demerara
Harbour Bridge for the finish.
Seven points will be
awarded to the first finisher in
each of the three disciplines,
while the second- and third-
place finishers will receive five
and three points respectively.
Basketball and volleyball
matches are also carded for
Sunday and the visitors will
depart Guyana on October 22.
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SaCto oX 00n la s Rahul Draved
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SUNDAY CHRONICLE September 16, 2007
S IN~ ME M OR IAM\
ROSS: In loving memory of a -a-
secial father grandfather, J '
fathel-T-flaIW and brother
MR. ARCHIlBALD VIBERT
HORATIO ROSS who was
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AMI 001110 SOBRychIS IIs Sbile 1
Bil BS as oli calls ils one Ily one
Will always be remembered by his loving ,
daughter Euclid (Mlay-Miay), son-in-law
SCharles, grandchildren Fola: Daytne, Jasmin i
and sister Hyacinth Ross. e
\'ictor Dea~r. so
pon~ \clsd and g e `
B u t a o~l ld a r e l l i C 5
Inserted by his lovely wrfe Rebecca (BECC
children, grandchildren and others.
Grenada held to draw but Vettori ex
pects New Zealand
to lmprov against India
JOHANNESBURG, South Af- ~ r lI too hard too early," said Vettori. at three stumps after thei
rica (Reuters) New Zealand "But we saw how Sri match ended in a tie on Fri
captain Daniel Vettori ex- Lanka attacked in the early ,day.
pects an improved perfor- I overs and that gave them mo- Vettori was also confident.
nrance when his team play mentum for a pretty easy run .Shane Bond, his country'
India in today's opening I i88slse~chase, sb we'll have to look at leading bowler, would re
Twenty20 World Cup Super i~ BBH BI that foi- the game against In- bound after dreadful perform
Eight match. dia," he added. nance against Sri Lanka iin
The Kiwis suffered a L .~e~f .`:~~B s The gilliner pointed out,: which he conceded 45 runs ir:
seven-wicket loss to Sri Lanka llPBaI4g s f however that their previous : four overs and dropped twte
in Johannesburg yesterday and 111al8i~is~Pl i~record suggested they would ';cath'hes.
Vettori said they needed to lift II I I ~ I s I bounce~back from their drub- '.:"It ivas not nice for Shan<
their game in all departments. bing yesterday with a much bet-. ;yesterday; he's normally on
"We've seen all the In- f ~Bg lg ter .performance in :star.performer. But he wil
dian players before so we s~"~eBl sDIJohanpesburg today. Iobunce back and I'm sure he wil
have a fair idea what they're i~jdg ~ ~ "t was~ a. poor performance: be to~ resounding success today.
about. They still have good DAILVTOItoday, but we,are renowned for! i :Vettorisaidthe slowerbowleg
players and. their opening DAILVTOI backing u~pabadshowing with'; couldibecrucialinrestrictingIndia.
bowlers are good operators, ago p.ewl edt tp toigbtmn
so we've got to lift our game," the first six overs against Sri up in ;vedry department espe-' The way th ntue
Vettori told reporters. Lanka. cially INe~cause India looked at :'he :pitch is going, I thinll
He said New Zealand would "We were trying to assess home 1(ith thie format against' Lpere will be more of a rokl
reconsider their batting ap- the pitch and see what a good Pakistan is~t night." Torj:~d'imyself, Scott Styris
proach in the opening overs, af- score would be. Our plan was Indid~beat Pakistan 3-0in i.Jaeean Patel and Crai~
ter they scored 38 for two in to set up the innings and not go a drams tic fve-ball bowl-ou Mc.l~ ~i~llan," he added."
Tokyo, Madari d among sev 6i! cities
i applying to host 2016 G ines
emerge group winners
E qualifiers on Thursday after maniaging a 3-3 draw wHin
hoste St \incent &P the Grenadines at Victoria Par;.
Despite being forced to share the polnts, their supenor scorI-
mgS rate llr hi lnd the mer the to.p In the overall rlandlngs.
In the other rnarc~h. St Lucia lost 2- I tor Do~u~nlca as trleth
their camlpaigns finished In disappointmnt. r
The hosts drew first blood when Rawen Seinard split the
Grenadian defence to opening the scoring in the 12th
Geol~rue Norrel added a second mn the 16th nulnute asi St Vlnc~nt.
behindi a nossi~ pavrtian crowd, took a sronvlncing: 2-0r lea.
Grenada hnr back,. however, as He~nson Cuff~le 123rds and
Kwass1 Paul 36the f oundi the balck of the nets to sile~nce the crowd l
Se~arching for the \\mne~r after the scores were loc~ked at ~-
at the break. the Grenadi~anj brought on the dancerous Ihlrcus u
Julian~at the ctan of the reco:nd hilf and he Lmmediateiv made a
In the 59th minute. Juhan sent shoiLkwares throughout the
senue when he pounds on a loo~se ball and Ilammedj it into the
roof olf the goal ilrom 16 ya~urds out, to put Grenada ahead
SIxr minutes later. St \macnt w~eret back on level terms when
George No~rrl conertedsl froml the penalty ipot.
Dominica, meanwhile. got goash from Julian Wade in the
54th and 62nd minutes to clinch their win while Bernard
Edward's header in the 79th minute. represented St Lucia's
Premier League to
start ne xt year
'th~eGames to all continents. N
South American nation has enl
10fhsted the Olympics.
i Doha hosted last year'
':Asian Games, gaining much-
needed experience in staging
By Karolos Grohmann
ATHENS, Greece (Reuters) -
Tokyo, Chicago and Madrid
are among seven cities that
have applied to host the 2016
Olympic Games, the Interna-
tional Olympic Committee
(IOC) said yesterday.
The applications are the
first step in a bidding process
that will end in October 2009
when the winner is selected.
Brazil's Rio de Janeiro,
Czech capital Prague, Doha in
Qatar and Azerbaijan's Baku
had also applied via their Na-
tional Olympic Committees be-
fore Thursday's deadline.
Several are expected to drop
out in June 2008 when the IOC
officially announces the candi-
"~Cities aerqle to usanw
a questionnaire, aind theii answess
are studied by thelOC," the com-
mittee said in statement.
"At the end of this first
phase, the IOC Executive Board
selects the cities that will be-
come Candidate Cities and
therefore move on to Phase 2."
The winner will be an-
nounced during the IOC vote in
Copenhagen in October 2009.
With London hosting the
2012 Olympics, Prague and
Madrid could be at a disadvan-
tage. Back-to-back Summer
Olympics have not been held on
the continent since the 1948
London Games and the Helsinki
Olympics four years later,
Madrid bid unsuccessfully
for the~ '2012 Games.
Riols,application comes on
the back of successful Pan-
American Games hosted this
summer, a fact not lost with the
IOC, which is eager to spread
(Reuters) Pakistan will
launch its edition of an inter-
national Twenty20 competi-
tion in October 2008 featur-
ing foreign players and six
Dr Nasim Ashraf, chairman
of the Pakistan Cricket Board,
told a news conference yester-
day the six teams would be fran-
chised to corporate groups who
had shown interest in the event.
"The Pakistan Premier
League is part of the Interna.
tional Champions League
which is approved by the In.
ternational Cricket- Council
(ICC) and will be run by five
boards," Ashraf said.
The Indian Cricket Board
announced in New Delhi on
Thursday the launch of the
Champions League which
will feature the top two Pre-
mier League teams from In- i
dia, Pakistan, Australia, En- i
gland and South Africa.
Ashraf said the new event
would be different from the
domestic Twenty20 competi-
tion held in Pakistan over the
last two years.
'In the Premier League each
team will have four foreign play-
ers, four regional players and the :
rest retired and under-21 play-
ers," he said.
Ashraf added that it would
eventually resemble English
soccer's Premier League, with i
players allowed to move for
But he dismissed sugges- i
tions the league was being
launched to counter the
threat posed by the rebel In-
dian Cricket League which
has signed up Pakistani play-
Mohammad Yousuf, Imran
Farhat and Abdul Razzaq.
Smemory~ of our dear mother Claire
y Isaacs nee Sobryan who dteparted I
fe- on the Septembherl5, 03. in the
ly missed by her- husband, sons. .
ndchildren, brothers, n7ieces and
ws, cousins, daughters-in-law and
close famtily fr~iends. .
.Mayt she recst inz the
gygs c~~'fhd y ,ve i
9. 15 2007. 9 34 PM~
Iree Busta matches
to be played in
E matches have been rescheduled for today, the open-
und of the 2007 Busta first division Limited-over
competition, on Wakenasm Island at various ven-
Irting at 10:00 h. The competition was fixed for last
nd but was postponed due to the inclement weather.
Sans Souci ground, Sans Souci Old Students will face
dacht with~ Lenny Mohamed and Hamid in charge while
,d Success ground, the home team will clash with
dia with Simon Rigby and Nandkishore Andrews calling
Id at Maria Pleasure, the hosts will oppose Sans
with Moses Ramnarine and Sammy Gookul putting
at Va nDamme
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Must be: 30 year-s ofage~ or older.
Apply in person with written application to the Officer Comnmanding the Sports
Department, Guvana Def~ence Force not later than Friday, September 21, 2007.
Applicants must walk with police cleairance, tw-o recent photographs, bir-th
certificate, two references and all other relevant certificates.
THIE Ministry of Culture,
Youth and Sport and the
National Sports Commission,
in collaboration with
UNICEF,' will run off the
fourth of the five Days of
Interaction for 2007 today at
the Mackenzie Sports Club
ground, ILinden, and will
attract athletes, officials and
supporters from wards within
the Linden communities.
The day's activities will
include softball cricket, dominoes,
football, circle tennis, table tennis,
It is expected that there will
be intense rivalry .in the
basketball competition where a
number of teams will be
participating. There is also
much interest in the other
.The objectives of the Days
of Interaction include: to use
sports to show LOVE and
promote PEACE in our
country; to bring athletes of
various communities in Region
10 to participate in sports; to
encourage people to use their
energies and drive to play
games, socialise~ and live in
The theme is SPORTS
EDUCATION AND PEACE.
participants from the
communities are expected to be
involved in the different sports
An opening ceremony at
08:30 h, including an assembly
and march-past by athletes and
officials, will commence the
activities of the day.
Brief remarks will be made
by regional representatives of
political parties and
representatives from UNICEF.
Also in attendance will be
the Hon. Minister of Culture,
Youth and Sport Dr Frank
Anthony, the Hon. Prime
Minister Sam Hinds, Director of
Sport Neil Kumar and another
representative from the
Minister of Culture, Youth and
Sport, Conrad Plummer.
Security, medical and media
personnel will be present
throughout the day.
The winners and the
runners-up will receive trophies
at the closing ceremony.
Athletes, officials and
supporters are asked to abstain
from the use of alcohol during
the day's activities.
The next day of activity is
set for Essequibo next Sunday
at the Anna Regina Community
Sports gear will also be
distributed to clubs and
individuals by Kumar.
(CMC) Jamaicans Asafa
Powell and Veronica
Campbell swept the 100
metres sprints to lead the
Caribbean success at the Van
Damme Memorial here Fri-
Powell clocked a speedy
9.84 seconds to lead home
Norway's Jaysuma Saidy
Ndure who clocked 10.11 sec-
onds and Jamaican Michael
was timed at 11.11 seconds as
she outran France's Christine
Arron (11.22) and the USA's
Torri Edwards (11.22), forcing
them into second and third re-
Two other Jamaicans,
Aleen Bailey and Sheri-Ann
Brooks, failed to breach the
top three, finishing fifth and
In the 200 metres, Usain
Bolt was denied victory as
American Wallace Spearmon
dipped below the 20-second
barrier to win the event in 19.88
Fellow countryman Xavier
Carter clocked 20.04 to be sec-
ond while Bolt, a silver medal-
list at the recent World Cham-
pionships in Osaka, Japan, was
third in a disappointing 20.14.
Grenada's Sherry Fletcher
took bronze in the women's
event which was captured by
Belgium's Kim Gevaert who
clocked 2 .75 secoor s.dad
finished second in 22.81 see-
onds with Fletcher third in
missBdou whD seeFins
sixth in 23.34 seconds while Cay-
man Islands' Cydonie Mothersill
was eighth in 23.57 seconds.
Richards remained on course
for a share of the one million
US-dollar Golden League
jackpot with a convincing vic-
tory in the 400 metres.
She clocked 49.29 seconds
to cross the line ahead of
Britain's Nicola Sanders (50.34)
and Jamaica's Noviene Williams
(50.66) who finished second and
The Jamaican duo of
Shericka Williams and Shereefa
Lloyd finished down the field in
fifth and eighth respectively.
the Cahrbebn nin t e slu0 mtr
hurdles where Jamaica's
Delloreen Ennis-London claimed
second in 12.61 seconds.
Kallur crossed the line first
ic 1. scloends wih Ame 1-
MINISTER DR FRANK
OPENERS Richard Ramdeen
and Maxie De Jonge hit con-
trasting half-centuries to
steal the spotlight in the first
of two limited overs trial
matches to select the Berbice
team for the upcoming El
Dorado senior inter-county
one-day cricket tournament.
Playing yesterday at the
Albion Community Centre
ground in a match cut short by
five overs per side as a result of
ovemight rain, Ramdeen blasted
five fours and a six in a well-
compiled (71) but it was not
enough to prevent Sewnarine
Chattergoon XI from going
down to Royston Crandon XI
by 16 runs.
Left-hander De Jonge had
earlier hammered five sixes and
three sixes in a stroke-filled (55)
in Crandon XI's total of 182 for
six off their allotment of 45
overs of which Chattergoon Xl
responded with 166 for eight
also in 45 overs.
De Jonge and Gajanand
Singh (47) shared in a sec-
ond-wicket partnership of 107
in 19 overs while Andre
Percival (22), Imran Khan
(12) and Homchand Pooran
(10), all had starts but failed
to go on.
Bristol was the ~pick of the
bowlers for Chattergoon X1,
claiming two for 15 and re-
ceived good support form fast
bowler Michael Newland with
two for 37.
Pacer Brendon Bess and
off-spinner Balram Samaroo
also had a wicket each.
Apart from Ramdeen in
Chattergoon XI innings, Assad
Fudadin contributed 30, having
posted 72 for the fourth wicket
in 19 overs with Ramdeen.
Chattergoon and Ranga
Lachigadu (11 each) were the
other batsmen getting into
Bissondial snared two for 22
while there was a wicket each
for off-spinners Steven Latcha
and Singh, left-arm-spinners
Veerasammy Permaul and Eu-
ge~ne La leur aalog with leg-
The second and final trial
match is set for tomorrow at the
caBpeabine will ope 07 i
Dorado tournament with a
match against arch rivals
Demerara next Saturday at
the Blairmont Community
Centre ground. (Vemen
Frater, who was third in 10.12
Trinidad & Tobago's Marc
Burns missed out on a podium
finish when he finished fifth in
World champion Campbell
Page 5 & 28.p65
~~E~& J@RT~R CHRNROMCi
Fourth of five days Tii
of interaction set for THRE
MSC grount inga roi
Celtic replace Rangers
as Scottish leaders
By Kenny MacDonald
GLASGOWC, Scotland (Reuters) Champions Celtic
knocked rivals Rangers off the top of the Scottish Premier
League (SPL) with an emphatic 5-0 win over Inverness
Caledonian Thistle, helped by a double from Jan
Vennegoor of Hesselink, yesterday.
Celtic took the lead through Vennegoor of Hesselink in 15
tinue bohen h ueuf ai kee trood vert a ball from Scott Brown
Just before the break Italian midfielder Massimo
Donati fired in a second goal which took a deflection.
Japanese midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura crashed a magnifi-
cent 25-metre shot into the top left-hand corner of the net for
3-0 in 56 minutes before Vennegoor of Hesselink headed the
Scotto Me onald k ippedbi Pa owM sot which was be-
five after 71 minutes.
SUNDAY CHRONICLE September 16, 2007 29
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MIINISTRY OF; HEALTH
HIEALTHl- SESCTO`R DEVELOPMENT' UNTl!
Inter-American D~evelopment Bank
Basic Nutfition Prog~rammne -Loan No: Il20/SF-GY
1. The Co-operativet Republic of Gu ana has received financing from the Inter-
American Development Bank (ID ) towards the cost of implementing the Basic
Nutrition Programme. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this financing will
be applied to eligible payments under the contract for the supply and delivery of
goods in support the Health Centres in Guyana.
2. The Ministry of Health. Health Sector Development Unit now invites sealed bids
from eligible suppliers for the supply and delivery of the following :
Supply & Delivery of W'Ceighing and Measuring
Equipment for Growth Mlonitoring in Health Centres
NCB No: IDB/GO/07/NCB/007
Interested Bidders can obtain further information on the specifications from and
uplift a complete set of bidding document at the following address between 9:00
hrs to 15:30 hrs from Monday to Fridays:
Attention: Ma: Prakaesh Sookdeo, Procurement Otfier
Health Sector Development Uinit
G~eorgetown P-ublic Hospital Corporatiotn Compound
Tel. No.: (592) 225-3470, 226-2425, 226-6222
Email: procuremes tfajhlt iv, ovgy
1. Bidding document can be purchased by interested bidders upon payment of
a non refundable fee of G$5, 000 in the name of Health Sector Development
Unit. The method of payment will be by Company Cheque or Manager s
2. (a) Bids must be placed in an inner envelope bearing the name and address
of the bidder.
(b) The bid must be addressed to the Chairman: National Procurement and
Tender Administration Board, Main and Urquhart Streets, Georgetown
and marked on the top ri ht-hand corner of the envelope "the name of the
programme and the description of the bid, including the words 'do not
open before Tuesday, October 16. 2007"
3. The bid must: be deposited in the Tender box of the National Board of
Procurement and Tender Administration situated at the Ministry of Finance,
Main and Urquhart Streets, Georgetown, Guyana, no later than 9:00 am on
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 and will be opened at a public ceremony, in the
presence of those Bidders' or their representative who choose to attend at
9:00 hours or shortly thereafter, on October 16, 2007.
4. Valid compliance certificates must accompany bids from local suppliers in
the name of the company submitting the bid from the Guyana Revenue
Authority (GRA) and the National Insurance Scheme (NIS).
5. A bid security o~f six hundred and fifty thousand, eight hundred and seventy
five Guyana dollars (GS650,875) must be submitted along with the bid.
~t.lu~as r dntregn P69 fobbl s~~or not,, reciYG jhego o fore~the
tie oppifed r h rcointbdsd.S.me~ bids "will be ~:~rejected ~i~and' rere
Prakash Sookdeo, Procurement Officer
Health Sector Development Unit
Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation Compound
Tel. No.: 225-3470, 226-2425: 226-6222
Emailf: procurement(d~h iv.aov.qv
CAPE TOWN, South Africa
(Reuters) Steady batting by
Graeme Smith and Albie .
Morkel earned South Africa s Bss-ibie
a seven-wicket win over
Bangladesh in their
Tw~enty20 World Cup match diB
in Cape Town yesterday. ~~~s p 7~~i;~
Bangladesh were dismissed .
for 144 and South Africa replied
with 146 for three to win with ,t?~l
seven balls remaining of the
Group A match. "
Smith and Morkel each
scored 41 and put on 43 runs .
for the second wicket after .. .
Smith and JP Duminy, who
made 36, had shared an open- ii.
in Twn f 5o moments of fielding
brilliance by Duminy had .: .a~~-Y 4 `
helped South Africa limit the '
Bangladesh batsmen. .
Duminy's dive and under- ;l
arm throw from extra cover ran- i
out Shakib Al Hasan for 19 int egh ,vr C:-~ il1
ii ~g$pp ~s~~. ; g
JOHANNESBURG, South Af-
rica (Reuters) Sanath
Jayasuriya made his second
half-century in two days as
Sri Lanka eased to a com-
fortable seven-wicket victory
over New Zealand in their
Twenty20 World Cup match
in Johannesburg yesterday.
Jayasuriya, who scored 88
off 44 balls against Kenya on
Friday at the same venue,
needed the same number of de-
liveries yesterday to score 61 as
Sri Lanka cruised to 168 for
three in 18.5 overs.
The left-hander's t p-class
innings included six fours and
three sixes and he set Sri Lanka
on the road to victory with a
first-wicket stand of 82 off 46
balls with Upul Tharanga (37).
Sri Lanka's momentum
slowed when s inner Daniel
Vettori removed Tharanga and
m diudm-pacer Sott Syiis dis-
mised uma Snga kara ( ,
both caught in the deep, but
captain Mahela Jayawardena
provided the finishing touches
with his 35 not out off 18 de-
Vettori (4-0-23-2) and
Styris (3-0-16-1) were the pick
of the Kiwi bowlers, while
Shane Bond had a nightmare
afternoon as he conceded 45
runs in his four overs and
conspired to drop Jayasuriya
SRI LANKA innings
W. Tharanga c Martin b Vettori 37
S. Jayasuriya c Fulton b Vettori 61
K. Sangakkara cTaylor bStyris 14
M. Jayawardene not out 35
E.ta a(b3 b, w-1) 19
Total (three wickets; 18.5 overs)168
Fall of wickets: 1-82, 2-108, 3-158.
Bowhing: Bond 4-0-45-0, Martin 3-0-
23-0, Gillespie 2.5-0-29-0, Vettori 4-0-
23-2, Styris 3-0-16-1, Oram 2-021-0.
NE V cnt AtcASiv I nbnsando 14
B. McCullum c Malinga
twice in successive deliveries
when he had 38 and 40.
Earlier, Ross Taylor's half-
century enabled New Zealand
to post a competitive total.
Taylor scored 62 off 43
balls, with three fours and
three sixes, as New Zealand
scored 164 for seven in their
b Fernando 10
P. Fulton c Malinga b Wifekoon 25
R. Taylor c Sangakkara
b Malinga 62
S. Styris lbw b Jayasuriya 2
D. McMillant r-out 3
Extras: (b-1, Ib-2, w-10) 13
Total: (seven wickets, 20 overs) 164
Fall of wickets: 1-22, 2-25, 3-95, 4-97,
Bo0lg ,Vaa 402-, Fern ndo
Wijekoon 4-50-, Malinga4-0-28-1.'
Taylor came to the crease af-
ter New Zealand, electing to bat
first, had lost two early wickets
and he immediately shared a 70-
run stand for the third wicket
with Peter Fulton (25).
The 23-year-old then added
51 off 36 balls with Jacob Oram,
who finished with 33 not out off
19 balls with a pair of sixes, for
the sixth wicket as the New
Zealand innings ended with
some destructive hitting.
Apart from those two part-
nerships, wickets fell regu-
larly through the innings,
with two of them falling to
paceman Dilhara Fernando
while Jayasuriya also bowler
tightly, taking one for 25 ii
Threce over-s later Duminy
back-pedalled and dived to take
a spectacular catch after
Masharafe Mortaza, who
scored 12, skied a drive off fast
bowler Vernon Philander. .
Bangladlesh, who were put
in to bat. scored fr-eely early in
.ifCslliplS but str~uggled to
keep, the momentum going once
the wicketls began to mount.
Aftab, Ahmed hit five
fours in his 36, Bangladesh's
tool score. while South Africa
pacemanl" Shaurn Pollock took
thr-ee f~or 4~.
1, w-1), JJ. van der Wath 4-0-13-1 (w-
1), V.Philander 4-0-23-2, J. Morkel 2-
SOUTH AFRICA innings
G. S ith c M. Rahim41
J. Duminy Ibw b A. Razzak 36
J. Morkel c F. Reza b A. Razzak 41
AB deO Vi!!iers not out 14'
J. Kemp not out *
Total: (3 wickets; 18.5 overs) 146
Fall of wickets: 1-65, 2-108, 3-123.
Bowling: Mashrafe Mortaza 3.5-0-33.
0, Syed Rasel 4-0-28-0. Abdur
Razzak 4-0-26-2, Mlohammad
Ashraful 2-0-17-0 (w-1), Shakib Al
Hasan 4-0-28-1, Farhad Reza 1 0 13
T.Iqbalc Smith bPollock 8
Nazimuddin ibwb Ntini 0
A. Ahmed bM. Morkel 36
M.AhaueSmith b Pollock 1
A. Kapall c de Villiers b M. Morkel 14
M. Mortaza c Duminy b Philanderl2
F. RG;i~ c Kemp b Phriiander is)
M. Rahim c Pollock
b van der Wath 4
A. Razzak not out 2
s g---, DPollckk 6
Extras: (Ib-10, w-3, nb-1) 14
Total:(tall out, 19.3 overs) 144
Fall of wickets: 1-8, 2-24, 3-34, 4-58,
Bowling: S. Pollock 3.3-0-40-3, Mn.
Ntini 2-0-31-1. M.Mor3kel 4-0-21-2(jnb-
9/15/2007. 7 18 PM
Jayasuriya steers Sri
Lanka to win over Kiwis
.su StilIvAY CII~set0ICE S ekr f6, 2007
By Martyn Herman
LONDON, England (Reuters)
- Arsenal continued their
domination over north Lon-
don rivals Tottenham
Hfotspur yesterday winning 3-
1 to move top of the Premier
Togo striker Emmanuel
Adebayor scored twice for the
slick Gunners either side of a
stunning effort from Cesc
Fabregas after a Gareth Bale
strike had raised Tottenham
hopes of a first victory over
their arch-rivals since 1999.
Liverpool slipped to second
after drawing 0-0 at Portsmouth
and Chelsea, who could have
joined Arsenal on 13 points,
were also frustrated in a goalless
home draw with Blackburn
Manchester United moved
into the top four for the first
time this season with a
arrappy 1-0 victory at Everton.
West Ham United rose to
fifth with a 3-0 home victory
Sunderland ended a run of
three league defeats with a 2-
I wI oe Readn ad
BntnW nrers loit orahe
fifth time in six league
matches, 1-0 at Birmingham
England striker Emile
Heskey limped off with a sus-
pected broken bone in his foot
during Wigan Athletic's 1-1
draw with visitors Twlham.
tin Jol has bem rame scra-
tiny aftera/ peerstrt tothe
season but thing weren le-
ing better for the IDartma
when Bale's fre kick alear
the near past.
Arsenal wasted several
chances as did Dimilar Berbatov
for Spors before Adebayor
made it 1-1, heading in a Cesc
Fabregas face kickr aler 65 min-
Fabregas later left
Tottenham's midfield trailing in
his wake before smashing ashot
third consecutive 1-0 victor,
when Nemanja Vidic met
Nau~is comer seven minutes
from the eml of forgettable
match at Goodison Park.
"It was a great result," man-
ager A~lex Ferguson told
MHanchester United's TVr chan-
neL "A lot of teams will drop
points here. It was a real battle.
h looked to melike it
was going to be a
draw, but then we got
Mikae Silyes~n wa
canied off in the fast
~alf andis waidingfor
below-par at Fratton
-a Prand had alet-off
in dae first half wh
Kanu had his shirt
Tugged in the asca by
Allvaro Arbeloa but
his penalty was
saved by Pepe Reina.
Steven Gerrard and
nearly combined to
usenra~s ear Lierool
sent his shot high
over the bar.
Chelsea failed to cappitalise
on Livaerpool's topped points,
although they felt they should
have had winner inthe second
half when Salomon- Kalou's ef-
fort was harshly ruled offside
by referee Howard Webb.
denying Andriy Shevehenko
foed l deedrnghe late on as
B~lackbum defender Christo-
pher Samba was canied off on a
stretcherr after suffering a head in-
bootasbe tried toclear thebalL
Mark Hughes told Setanta
Sports Samba had been
taken to hospital for tests.
By Vemen Walter
this wife and two-year-old son
just over a month ago, entered
the fray and in company with
Parsram Tilkuram (30) com-
menced the rebuilding process in
a third-wicket stand of 51,
which ended when Tilkuram
was caught by Harold Singh at
extra cover, driving at left-arm-
spinner Charran Singh (1-64),
minutes prior the mid-day
At the interval, Pooran was
unbeaten on 20 and Ivan one.
After the resumption, the
right/left combination batted
enterprisingly, executing sever-al
audacious shots on either side of
the wicket, and in particular
Ivan was not afraid to take the
attack to the ordinary Young
Warriors' bowling, not assisted
by some poor catching.
Capitalising fully on a
couple of chances each, the duo
batted through the entire session
bringing up their respective
half-centuries and at tea, Port
Mourant were comfortably
placed on 208 for three with
Pooran on 62 and Ivan 71.
Continuing where they
left off, Pooran and Ivan con-
tinued to dominate the un-
penetrative Young Warriors'
bowling in the after-tea ses-
sion with Ivan notching up
his maiden hundred at this
level when he pulled medium
pacer Davendra Ramoutar
behind square for his eight
eon Wan rs fnly made
tp-ed ed pdl from evan fra R-
Maltay (3-90) then trapped
Pooran in front of his stumps
with one that kept low in his
next over without any addition
to the total before sending back
Dillon Samaroo (1) via the same
Albion Community Centre
have already advanced to the fi-
RAJIV Ivan slammed a cen-
tury while Homchand Pooran
barely missed out as Port
Mourant took the initiative
on the opening day of their
replayed semifinal in the
2006 Issac Bissoon three-day
brs division cricket competi-
tion yesterday at the Albion
Community Centre ground.
The 21-year-old Ivan, a
former Berbice Under--19 cap-
tain, batted beautifully, hammer-
ing nine fours and two sixes in
a magnificent 105 while Pooran
stroked a composed 88, deco-
rated with five fours and a six,
having shared in a splendid 186-
run third-wicket partnership to
ensure Port Mourant reached
285 for six when bails were
Port Mourant could have
been mn an even better position,
had if not for a three-wicket late
afternoon burst from fast
bowler Qwesi Maltay.
Maltay dashed Port
Mourant's effort to take
ets of Ivan, Pooran and Dillon
Sama;r~oo within four~ overs to give
Young Warriors some reprieve go-
ing into today's seconded.
Invited to take first strike on
a two-paced track in sunny con-
ditions, Port Mourant were re-
duced to 88 for three on the
stroke of lunch before Pooran
and Ivan joined forces.
BuO eners R jkumeS
Bndrmo an Mse h
Gajanand Singh (2-51) to give
Young Warriors the early as-
Budhram offering no shot, de-
parted with the total on 28 while
Peddlan was undone with one that
kept low nine runs later to leave
Port Mourant on 37 for two.
It was at that stage that
Pooran, playing in his first club
match smece the tragic death of
Emmanuel Adebayor (leR) i
14 minutes beat Spanish
keeper MIanuel Almania at
past-England goalkeeper Paul
Robinson from 25 metres.
Substitute Darren Bent
made a hash of a chance to
Sequalise for Spurs before
Adebayor sealed the victory
deep in stoppage time with a
superb volley that Thierry
Hen y, nowb with Barcelona.
beins na t ,early to talk ac u
sistent, it's pleasant to watch,"
Arsenal manager A4rsene Wenger
'W~e will never forget Thierry
Henry but we have shown the
team Es growing,there is something
exciting about our quality and our
United claimed their
PARIS, France (Reuters) -
Georgia threatened the big-
gest upset in the 20-year his-
tory of the World Cup yester-
day before succumbing 14-10
to Ireland in their Pool D
clash in Bordeaux.
An intercept try to winger
Giorgi Shkinin in the opening
minutes of the second half put
lgh o th Frc ctrootde-
The conversion gave
Georgia a 10-7 lead and only
a converted try from fullback
Girvan Dempsey kept the
Irish alive as they were
forced to defend desperately
in the closing stages.
Yesterday's final match
ended two days of unrelieved
gloom for the Six Nations
After England were hu-
miliated 36-0 by South Af-
rica in Friday's sole match,
Australia clinicallY disposed
of Wales -0 itth iil-e-
niulm Satadium in Car-diff af-
ter New\ Zealand h~ad romped
to a 108-13 wvin ovecr part-
timiers Portugal in Lyon.
Ireland followed up their
unconvincing 32-17 w\in ove-r
Namibia last weekend w~ith an
equally stumbhing perfom~ance
against a Georgia side who are
proving the rcyclation of the
Georga, who scored only
one try in their first Wrorld
Cup four years ago, denied
Argentina a bonus point ua-
til the closing moments of
their match on Tuesday and
not even the Irish could have
complained if they had
snatched a win yesterday.
New Zealand en~joyed an
confirmed the fine impression
they had made against Scotland
The All Blacks ran through
their moves in preparation for
the tougherchallengesw~hich are
unlikely to come before tie
knockout stags w~hile the spir-
ited Portugal side flound some-
thing to celebrate wXith a try
against the tournament
In Cardiff. Berri~ck Barnes
slipped easily into the flybhalf
rC!_!fe left vaat b the injured
Stephen Larkham by' creating a
try~ tor iZl!! Gileau and drop-
kicking a goal.
Mlortlock and fullback
Chris Latham scored fur-
ther tries before halftime
for the tv ie champions.
who relaxed their grip in
the second half but never
allowed the W7elsh back
into the game.
favourites Georgetown Cricket
Club (GCC) ovenvhelmed Police
by a massive 122-run margin in
their clash at the GCC ground,
The home team won the
toss and immediately decided to
take first strike and galloped to
237 for nine at the expiration of
the 40 overs. Police in reply
could not ev;en capture half of
the total, being dismissed for
115 in the 38th over,
The main tormentor- was
former W'est Inrdies left-arm spin-
ner Neil McGanrell who used the
new ball with his medium pacers
to leave the cops tottering at 31 for
fi-e atone stage.
He eventually? 11nished with
three for 15 from hus ei$( YC:s.
three of which came from leg-
spin. while leg-spinner and
former West Indies Under-19
skipper Leon Johnson grabbed
tw~o for 21 from his eight overs.
Neil Richardson batted well
making a watchful 43 which
comprised of four fours and a
six while Michael Cummings
chipped in with 22 (2x4, lx6)
National Under-19 opening
batsman~Robin Bacchus earlier fash-
ioned abeautifi~ll72 with eight fours
to lead the scoring for the Bourda
boys while Ricardo Jaggernauth
made 33 (2x4), Johnson 25 (lx6),
Garvin Singh 24 (1x6, 2x4) and na-
tional Guyana Under-19 middle-or-
der batsman Vishal Singh 20 (1x4,
Leg-spinner Vishal Jaigobin
snapped up four for 43 from his
eight overs while pacer
Cumminns collected two for 34
from his eight, bowling for the
In- od their scheduled
match home team Demerar-a
Cricket Club (DCC) in
Queenstown and Transport
Sports Club could not play
due to a soggy outfield.
SBy Ravendra M'adholall
EVEREST thrashed Gandhi
Youth Organisation (GYO)
by a comprehensive eight-
wsicket margin yesterday at
the Everest cricket ground, as
the Demerara Cricket Board
20107 round-robin 40-over
Neal and Mlassy ftirst-division
cricket competition got under
Everest's win was spear-
headerd by an impressive bow~l-
-ng lC-""Ince from lefi-arm
orthodox spinner Sauid Drepatul
(3-5) and an entertaining 47
from Guvana Under-19 batsman
The hosts won the toss and
opted to bowl first and their de-
cision paid great dividends as
GYO folded meekly for a mea-
gre 93 all out in 341.5 overs.
Everest in reply only needed 19
overs after Chandrika hit five
fours while he was ably sup-
ported by national opening
batsman Krishna Arjune who
chipped in with 26 inclusive of
When GYO batted, a little
resistance came from Devon
Narndan with 23 which included
two fours and a quick 21 from
Vaden Walker who smashed two
fours and a solitary six.
Drepaul. bowled with excel-
lent control in his six economi-
CCI OYE's while pacer Keran
Ramascindo, who imillareu Ex r
slide. erabbed three for 15 from
his eight allotted overs. Leg-
spinner Trov Gonsalves also
01~in the wick~et column takin
two for 21 from five decen
In the other match,
Page 3 & 30 p65
Adebayor double puts Arsenal
top, Liverpool held
88 MIS 1Iii olUS,
PoFI MOHFRIn iH COnrol0
Victories for GCC and Everest in Neal and
MaSsy 4 -over cr10 et
SAlpha blow away Conque ors
5-11, Camptown nip Police 1-0
--SUNDAY CHRONICLE Septsmerabr,16,,207
as he poulnced onl a le~d grasp
by stand-in keezper1 R< Ison W\il
liams in the 80th mlintl e. Withe:
four minutes defeinde~r Gordo;i
Henry restored thle four -goal adl
vantage for Alphat withl a heades
that surely ended all the slml
hopes the die-hard I ruta fan
had of a comeback.
The three points gainei
pushed Alpha to eiglut and diis
placed Conquerors :tt second:
position as they re~main a'
seven points while slipping: init
By Allan La Rose
DEFENDING champions Al-
pha United produced their
best result of the season to
move into second position
and Camptown FC registered
their second win when the
GFA/Cellink Premier League
continued last Friday at the
Displaying the true qualities
of champion, Alpha made light
work of Fruta Conquerors who
failed to show up for the fea-
ture game of the double-header.
Teenager Andrew Murray
started the assault in the 20Oth
minute and two minutes later
new recruit, Shawn 'Fatso'
Bishop, made it two-nil as the
Conquerors' defence looked
clueless. Goalkeeper Leron
Bailey was in his usual unpre-
dictable mood and gave the im-
pression he preferred to be on
Two minutes from the
half Alp~ha lacreased the ad-
vantage with the goal of the
nih.Murra. going do n
THE Georgetown Football
Association (GFA) has se-
cured yet another sponsor-
fothadlte On Fioda last M
Beepat and Sons of Regent ~
Street fulfilled its promise of
commitment when, at its
Head Office, the sponsorship
cheque, trophies, medals and
balls wereeprhesented to the
The total sponsorship
worth half-million dollars will
be for an Under-20 tournament
which will involve some 14
teams affiliated to the GFA. In
making the announcement on
the structure of the competition
the Honorary Secretary of the
GFA, Marlon Cole, said that the
teams will be divided into two
groups of seven for the prelimi-
nary round-robin phase, with
the top four sides from each
group advancing to the quarter-
fiaoKO added that matches
in the GFA/Supligen U-20
tournament will be played on
Sunday, Mondays and Fri-
days, beginning on Septem-
ber 28. The winning team
will receive $80 000 along
with the Championship tro-
phy and medals.
The runners-up will also
cash-in on $60 000 while the
third-placed team will earn $40
000 and the fourth-placers will
pocket $20 000.
~rihtnnli tqPrdlth .SHAWN 'FATSO' BISHOI
Regent Street goal, made a The opening fixtu
firm cross to the top of the six which featured the twob
yards box and Alistair tom teams was decided b
Charles dived forward to steal Kwame La Fleur cnes
a header inches from the turf in the 65th minute and lf
and boot of a defender for the Camptown to six points
50th goal of the competition. sixth place. The Lawm
The rout of the Fruta Boys who lie at the bottom on
resumed as early as the third` solitary point, lost for tq
minute of the second period fourth time and will need
when Kester Alleyne added his huge second-round perfo~
name to the scorer's sheet to mance if they are to survii
make it 4-0. Devon Forde then the Premiership for anoth~
pulled one back for Conquerors season.
luibo name El
Trevor Benn is the only new Patrick Rooplall, Wayxd
face. Osborne (wkp.), Robei
The full squad reads: Moore, Ryan Hercule
Trevon Garraway (captain), Trevor Benn and Rayon Thj
Yogeshwar Lall (vice-cap- mas.
tain), Norman Fredericks, The four standby pa
Royan Fredericks, Latchman are: Rankesh Goberdha
Rohit, Shivanandan Mohindra Boodram, Ros
Madholall, Ramesh Narine, Alkins and Andrew Williar
SOCB 01880180 10f r8000881 i
if 1-08000l UNalF-'17 10tour8W8(et
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CILICI in an effort to pllr
the 15; to 19 age group gap, the Trinidad &; Tobago Cricka
Board is planning to host a regional Uinder-17 regional s~
ries next month
111e laurnamnent will take die formi of1 a tra-natlon series ari
w Ill mn.ll.e Guyana, the Windward Islandi and hosts Tnnd
The F TCB iscretyIn nego6tiatons wnlh Bntls~h Gas; wen
the hope ol' L'aning SPOnSorshiip.
--110 at the TT Cricket Board think that there is too h
a gap between the age group 15 to 19." \ ice-presidentA
-Thls is a critical period ip a player's development andl
11hink that a regional ~orato .gat this ;1ge group can bhe of
;~~ndous benefit to the pla~
r "If you look around t.l~ i )ou would seethr
anh~ Under-19 regional as well as an Urnder
and even an Under-13. .au competition in this
~611age group and we ato kick-start sle
b Before the regional UlnMqf3 eries was formulated, T&rT
ISarbsiado played each other oiran annual basjis.
A4 Select T& T Under-i7 cricket team recently won all
annual Sir Garfield Sobers Schools tournament in Barh.
dos dur-inl: the summer.
Treasurer of the GFA, Omesh Singh, and Nestle's Business Manager Ramdat
Rampersaud (L) display sponsorship cheque for Supligen U-20 League.
At far left is the GFA's honorary secretary, Marion Cole, and at far right is the president,
The monetary prizes will be
70% cash and the other 30% will
be in kind. Other prizes up for grabs
include MVP, Best Goalkeeper,
Top Goalscorer and Best Defender
while there will also be a trophy
for the Best Disciplined side.
Both Cole and his president
Troy Mendonca echoed similar
sentiments on the importance
and significance of the support
for providing an organised op-
portunity for City youths and
to keep them away from the
prevailing ills of society. The
GFA top officials also ex-
pressed heartfelt gratitude to M.
Beepat and Sons for the much-
The company's Nestle
Business Manager, Ramdat
Rampersaud, noted that his
company has been contribut-
ing to sports in Guyana for
the last 45 years and will con-
tinue to do so. (Allan La
THE Essequibo selectors
have announced their 13-man
squad for the upcoming se-
nior Inter-county El Dorado
50-over cricket competition
which starts next Saturday.
The team was selected after
two trial matches ended yes-
terday at the Anna Regina
Community Centre ground.
THE ICC World
Twenty20 South Africa 2007
enters its second stage, the
Super Eight, today with eight
sides still in contention to lift
the strlia, Bangladesh, En-
gland, India, New Zealand, Pa-
kistan, Sri Lanka and hosts
South Africa have been divided
into two groups and the winners
and runners-up of those two
groups will go forward to the
The remaining teams are di-
vided up as follows:
South Africa, England New
Bangladesh, Australia, Sri
Note all sides start the
Super Eight stage of the tour-
nament with zero points.
No points are carried for-
ward from the initial group
The top two sides from
Each Super Eight group will
progress to the semi-finals that
will take place at Newlands,
Cape Town and Kingsmead
Durban on Saturday September
2.Cape Town will host the
match between the runner-up in
Group E and the winner of
Durban will stage the match
involving the winners of Group
E and the runner-up of Group
The schedule for the
SSuper Eight stage is as fol-
lows (start times in b~rack-
Sunday 16 September
New Zealand v India -
Australia v Bangladesh -
Newlands, Cape Town
South Africa v England -
Ne wlands, Cape Town
Monday September 17
Pakistan v Sri Lanka The
Wanderers, Johannesburg (1800)
'llesday September 18
New Zealand v England -
Kingsmead, Durban (1000)
Th ustralia v Paisan s-
Johannesb~urg (1400) '
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka -
Wednesday September 19
South Africa vNew iealand
-Kin smead, Durban (1400)
England v India -
Kingsmead, Du~ban (1800)
Thursday September 20
Australia v Sri Lanka -
Newlandcs. Cape Town
Bangladesh v Pakistan -
Newlands, Cape Town (1400)
South Africa v India _
The winning side in each
Super Eight match collects
US$60 000, part of a total
prize pool for the tournament
Essequibo will open their
campaign against defending
champions Demerara at the
Guyana National Stadium at
Providenice on September 23. A
notable omission in the 13-man
contingent is pugnacious open-
ing batsman Dinesh Joseph
while Police first division player
9/15/2007. 9 31PMJ
Super t gh
se fo r B ft-~% or n
-pe n d 4, "
to be tested by
the Army today
... old rivals Pele and
By Allan La Rose
THE quest for vital points in the GFiA/Cellink Premier
League is expected to be
intensified this eveiling at
the GFC ground with the
-9*; three unbeaten sides in
the competition seeking to
preserve their chviable
Land I,d Wstler 11i ers
the-feature game at 19:30 h
~g~, -~~in contest that could be best
described as 'Skills versus
Fitness'. The youthful Ti-
gers under the guidance of
former national goalkeeper
DEVON MILUNGTON Denzil Thompstin have their
eyes on the $300 000 first
prize and even if they lose tonight they would still head the
standings of the eight-team league, with two games per side re-
maining in the first round.
The Army with jusit a win to their credit mhlst create
Please see page 26
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...... The RealThing
g~lp~l~e~t is -
Printed and Published by Guyana National Newspapers Limited. Lama Avenue, BeIl Ar Park. Georgeto. elephone 22-3243-(Genra~l); Editorial: 227-5204, 227-5216 Fax.227-520s SUMIAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 200
MINISTER of Sport, Frank Anthony, fourth from left is seen here with members of the Dutch and French delegation
and Director of Sport Neil Kumar.
By Michael DaSilva
GUYANA is well prepared to play host neighbouring Suriname
and French Gylpana when the resuscitated Inrter-Gulana Games
continue next month with competition in three
According to Director of Sport Neil Kumar who met with offi-
cials from Guyina, our Dutch-and French-speaking neighbours, yes-
terday, at his Main Street office, accommodation, meals and trans- I
portation arrangements have already been put in place for the two
visiting contingents, as well as for the locals.
The two visiting contmngents, who will compete against some
of the best Under-18 fbotballers, volleyball players and cyclists from ~
Guyana, will start arriving in Guyana from October 18 for the start
of three days of intense competition, beginning the following day.
All three countries will field male and female volleyball
and basketball teams and male cycling teams.
This is the first time in the long history of the Games that there
will be competition in cycling, and already there is talk about intro-
ducing chess which has been dormant in Guyana for over a decade,
but is now being introduced to secondary schools countrywide,
thanks to the formation of a new Guyana Che2ss Association which
is working collaboratively with the Ministry of Education to spread
the game to the youths, who are our country's future.
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport Dr Frank Anthony
who met the officials from Suriname and French Guiana yes-
terday noted that Guyana produced some of the Region's best
chess players in the past but for some reason unknown, the
sport became dormant until it was resuscitated earlier
Travis Tracy, a Guyanese by birth who is now resident in French
Guiana and who is an official of the French Guiana delegation used
the opportunity to invite both Guyana and Suriname to send chess
players to the French-speaking country to compete against school
age players in a friendly competition.
She informed that French Guiana started a schools
programme two years ago and that the students are very
Minister Anthony welcomed the idea and assured that his min-
istry would work on such a venture.
Earlier in the day, Tracy, along with another French offi-
cial and Michael Watson, an Inter-Guiana Games veteran of
Suriname, along with local officials including Georgetown
Amateur Basketball Association's president Chris Bowman and
.j Please see page 26
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well-prepared to host
Edward B. Beharry & Compainy Ltd.
Tel: 227-1349, 2727-26
Subhan't adaptation succeeds gloriously
FTER four months of intense train
ing, 22 youths are ready to put on
dramatic productions centered on
The youths, most of them still in school, were trained
through a- series of workshops under GEMS Theatre
Productions, which received funding from the Canadian
International Development Agency.
The workshop in drama, which started in mid May for
children between 12 to 18, attracted as much as 40 youths, but
the hardcore of the group was reduced to 22.
The children attended sessions daily for three-hour
periods during most of their August holiday. The workshop
attracted students from as far as Bachelor's Adventure on
the East Coast Demerara, and Vreed-en-Hoop, West Coast
The children were exposed to creative writing, acting,
directing, toice and speech, improvisation, mime, storytelling,
stage management, and costumes. Other aspects of theatre are
being covered as they prepare for the staging of the workshop
production "Youths in Drama" which opens at the Theatre
Guild, Playhouse on September 20.
The four skits that will be presented are: "WYhen God
was Asleep" which deals with human trafficking;
"Shattered Hopes and Dreams" which deals with HIV/
AIDS; "Painful Consequences", which deals with
cleanliness and waste disposal; and "Enough is Enough",
based on domestic abuse.
There will- be two items of storytelling and the production
will last for 90 minutes, Gem Madhoo-Nascimento says.
The skits were all written by the students, with the
assistance and supervision of Guyana Prize for Literature winner
Nascimento says the students have been very committed
and conducted research on their own, even visiting an orphanage
on their owkn.
The students benefited from training by senior dramatists,
Madhoo-Nascimento (workshop director), Jennifer Thomas
(workshop.secretary), Ron Robinson, Russell Lancaster, Henry
Rodney, and Francis Farrier,
Nascimento says the workshops have created much.
excitement jmong schools and some are even considering forming
their own drama groups.
The production "Youths in Drama" will be staged at 16
venues over the next 2 weeks.
The vnues extend to Rosignol, West Coast Berbice,.
Parika on the East Bank Essequibo, Bartica in Region
Seven, Diamond on the East Bank Demerara and several
venues in Georgetown and its environs.
to the Daily an~d Sunrday
tt-e wsost wviidely
Sunday Chronicle September 16, 2007
It is the people who ultimately mould the land from the waters
that give life to a destiny that is ours today...
The origins of our nation hold the vision of a people united for exce lence
.Let us Celebrate Amerindian Heritage.
O Of 01 ~I Sa
IGUYANA SUGAR CORPORATION INC. I
ESSEQUIBO TECHNICAL INSTITUTE
Applic~ationls are hereby~ invited frocm suitably qualified per-sons to fill the t;ilowing
.senior vacan~cies at the Essequibo Te~chnicalI Institut.
2. Deplutyi P-rincipatl
Details of Job D)escriptionl and Jlob Specifications can be uplifted 110m the Office of` the
Esseqluibo Te~chnicatl Institute, Anna1 Regina, EiSsequibO C'onstl
All apzplications must be addressed toi the C'hairmah of` the Boar-d. Essequibo Te~cchnical
Institute,: clo Anna Regina Town Counlcil Anlna Regina, and Essequibo Coalst.
Each application must be acc~ompaniedl by a detailed ResumC. two (2) recent Passport-
size p'hotogr~ap~hs ~nd two (2) references.
Dea~dline forl submission- of application: O)cto~ber 31. 2007.
'`mbSin'yg Chrdii iiide'Wjt'ifii6'ei'76 `2007
TIhe G~uyana Sugar Cor~poration Inc. invites suitably qualified
Manufacturers and Suppliers to tender for the Supply of thle following
>3 Sup ply of Pu nt Paterials for Central Workshop for2008
> Bo~iler- Feed Pump for Albion Factory.
>r Boiiler Feed Pump for Blatirmont Factory.~
> Boiler Feed Pump for- RoseHall Factoryv.
Bids closing dates aInd location for the tender opening are specified in the
Separante Te~nder Packanges.
TIender Package can he pur-chased and uplifted ft om the
P urchatsinug ana ger -Facto ryat the~address below:
M~ater~ials managementt Department
ia st Coa st.[emeralra.
Telephone No.: (5)2~)-222-2910,316i3
Fax No.: (5923)-2223-33322
Requests for e-copies of the separate tender documents canl be sent to
awarding of the
for Literature in
the categories of fiction,
poetry and drama, is not
simply a financial reward
for those who had the
interest and the courage to
pursue and achieve some
success in the often
thankless task of being a
creature writer, poet, or
dramatist, but the
strengthening of a practical
national project for the
cultivation and celebration of
literature in the lives of
may sem to inelle talp tr
traordinary to those who think
that creative literature can never
be as useful or important as
practical social professions in
economics, science, agriculture,
polt th y are wrong, be-
cause all the interests, view-
points, questions and arguments
we continue to have about eco-
nomics, science, agriculture
politics, love, etc or any topic
for that matter, can be con-
tained and discussed in creative
works of fiction, poetry and
drama, just as they are in mov
Literature of a creative and
imaginative nature is therefore
not limited to being a second
hand commentary or reportage
on the diverse factual aspects of
the world we live in, but rather
it can be an exploratory inter-
rogation, penetration and revela
tion of these aspects for the
benefit of society. We need only
refer to a handful (out of thou-
sands) of litery works stretch-
ing from a equity to the
present to prove this point.
Works such as THE
GEORGICS" by the Classic
Roman poet Virgil, which gave
velopment in antiquity;
ZOLA. which explores the ef-
feet of dehumanizing labor on
workers, and how political
demagogues can be nurtured
from such social backgrounds,
and man's inhumanity to man;
" CRIME AND PUNISH-
MENT' and "NOTES FROM
UNDERGROUND' by the
outstanding Russian master of
social attitudes which divide
people of different race and
class; or that other American
writer of genius, F. Scott
Fitzgerald, whose works ex-
posed the pitfalls of lives
yearning after social "success".
especially in the Hollywood en-
tertainment world via such
works of fiction as "THE
LAST TYCOON" and "THE
PAT HOBBY STORIES";or
prizes for creative writing simi-
lar to the Guyana Prize.
However, it would be a dis-
service to the modern cultural
achievements of Guyanese from
prior generations and pnior gov-
ernments if we were to act as
though the Guyana Prize for
Literature arrived like a new kid
on the block suddenly out of
nowhere, without decades of
modest preparation, promotion
and rewards for the pursuit of
creative writing within the na-
tion. The Guyana Prize in fact
Swas built on, and is the exten-
Ssion of the National History and
Arts Council awards for adult
fiction, poetry and essay writ-
ing which emerged in the 1960's.
The financial rewards for the
first prizes were quite smaller
i as n es ect ngnane' in
spirational as a cultural event.
What was even more helpful or
relevant to the local readership
of Guyanese Literature was' that
the prize winning entries in all
coy n Arsto C ounci A
for Literature were published
every year in its magazine for
creative writing, called KAlE.
Everyone could therefore
see and read what had been
awarded prizes, since this
magazine was easily available
and economically priced,
something that cannot be said
for the winning entries of the
Guyana prize which are mostly
unavailable books published
abroad, and therefore not
sufficiently seen, circulated, or
read, and more over much more
expensive than a local magazine
or review of creative writing,
such as KAIE was. This
particular point concerning the
limited local availability of
works from the Guyana Prize
for Literature has left it open to
By Terence Roberts
Please turn to page IX
a The G~uyana Sugar Corporation Inc. invites
'I suitably qualified Manufacturers and Suppliers;
I to tender for the supply of:
i NOW Mini \l8HIBUS Type Ambulance
I > NOWlUSed 30-32 Seater Bus(To be
used~r as a Schoo~l Bus)
I Closing Date for Tender will be Thursday,~ I
I S ptember 27, 2007.
1 Tender Packatec can be purchased and uplitfed a
I fr-om Pulrchasmg9 Manager-Field at the address
a below fro~m Sunday:, September 10, 2007: -
I Ogle Estate,
i Ogle, East Coast Demerara.
Nineteen-year-old Terence Roberts receives the National
History and Arts Council first prize cheque and the Jagan
Gold Medal for Adult Fiction in 1968 from then Attorney
General S.S. Ramphat. With them is Arts Council Officer
Basil de Rosche-
Dostoyevsky, which revealed
and analysed the criminal mind
and the mentality of someone
alienated and bitter towards so-
ciety; "LADY CHATTERLY'S
LOVER" ,The refreshing and
notorious novel by the unique
British writer D.H. Lawerence,
which passionately shows the
vital role of sexual pleasure in
romantic love, and the impor-
tance of preserving the natural
world in the face of encroach-
ing industrialization and materi-
Add to these, the many
novels of that amazing Ameri-
the simply amazing prose of
that profoundly gifted French
New Novelist Claude Simon,
whose many novels, especially
"THE FLANDERS ROAD"
and THE ACACIAS" look
deeply into the devastating and
wasteful effect of wars and mili-
tary aggression on the lives and
emotions of human beings and
These works add up to just
a fraction of the quantity of in-
ternational works of the best
creative writing which stood the
test of time in terms of relevance
to the betterment of a world
wide civilization. Needless to
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' FOR TEN DER OPE-NING WLtL BE :
I STATED ON TENDER DO)CUM~ENT. I
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9/14/2007. 3 51 PM
"BUILDING ON THE GUYANA
PRIZE FOR LITERATURE"
increasing grumbhing from local
If we are going to build an
expanding equitable local
readership and audience for
Guyanese Literature today,
we will have to give up any
reactionary attitude that de.
nies the importance and con-
tributions of past Guyanese
Literature towants that blos-
somning future ofgood local
GUYANA SUGAR CORPORATION INIC.
Subhan's adaptation succeeds gloriously
MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND WATER
Central Housing and Planning Authority
The Cenera lPublip is hereby notif'iedthat
M~r. Shem Joseph whose last known address
is 9)5 Friendshipp Village. Elast Coast Demerara is
Ino longer emplloyed with Central Housing and
Plann~ingS A-uthority/Lan~d Admninistration and
Conveyancing D~epartmen~t and is therefore niot
authorized to transact any business on behalf of
Ily otrder otf Managem-ent
THE school principal (Karran Singh, left) convinces Ramu
(Michael Ignatius) to leave Mohan and move in with him in a
scene from the stage adaptation of Dosti.
Vacainc~y for Admainistrator
Upoerk Corentsvne Intdustr~ial
Applications are hereby inivitedd Irom
suitab~l~y quaclifiect per-sons to fill the
forllowing senior vacancyr at Upper
Corentyne Ind~ustrial Training Cenftre
Details of Job~ Description and Job
Specificationis can be uplifted from the
Office of the Upper Corentyne Iindustrial
Training Cen-itre, Kingston, Corriverton,,
Alha uplicatio rrs rmnus~ be add essed -to t he
Administrative Assistant, Upper Corentyne
Industrial Training~ C enritr-e, Ki n gston r1
Each application must be acompanied
by a detailed r-esu me, two (2) recent
passport size photographt-s and t~wo (2)
Deadhnlie for- subm-issionn of application:
Octo ber 8;, 2007.
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Sunday Chronicle September 16, 2007
Page 4 & 21 p65
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my Pension Order Book prepared and still I cannot get my -oc
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Submitting two (2) or more Life Certificates is not the .
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doused thugs making noise
while Ramu concentrate's on the
When one of the thugs
tells the Police Ramu was in-
volved in thievery, he pleads
with his teacher (Karran
Singh) to ball him out. But
the teacher lays down one
condition he would have to
move out and go live with him
so he can study properly. His
heart broken at the thought
of leaving Mohan, Ramu
agrees, nevertheless. Mohan
tries desperately to meet
Ramu, but the teacher would
not allow it.
Singh played his part effec-
tively, displaying the strong will
of the teacher as he looked to
Ramu excelling in school.
As time passes, Ramu's
teacher dies and he is unable to
sit the exams. Mohan learns of
Ramu's predicament, a~nd is de-
termined that he will raise the
money. Mohan sings his life
away, in rain and sun, to get the
money and convinces the
teacher to take it, but not to let
Roshan Khan's performance
as the school principal was too
He over-emphasized his
lines with too much business
and his gestures were so grand
as to be comical.
The plot climaxes with
Mohan falling sick and ending
up in hospital, where he finally
accepts his sister,
Ramu comes to learn of his
friend's gesture and runs to the
hospital to meet him, grabbing
his foot when he does, and
pleads for forgiveness.
Tiwari and Ignatius deliv-
ered triumphant performances.
They portrayed with brilliance
the range of emotions necessary
for the plot, whether it was the
agonizing scene of Mohan try-
ing to reach Ramu after he had
left their rented place, or Ramu's
funny insistence on M~ohan that
"You really have nice eyes. you
know". TI ey wcre the anch~ors
for the plot, and they took it
convincingly to the end.
Subhan also cast a string
of extras that helped the
scenes move along smoothly.
Mohamed, who played
Ramu's mother, played two
other roles: a passerby en-
thralled by the music of
Ramu and MohanI; and then
as a nurse in the hospital
where Mohan was admitted.
In each scene, the costumes
and hairstyle made her dis-
tinct, and so the characters
she played were not confused
by her appearance.
Some of the passersby stop-
ping to take in the music of
Ramu and Mohan could have
been dressed a little less elegant.
Too. the look of the streets
of Bombay street was a little
bit off. Instead of using the
bright colours for the buildings,
a better decision would have
been to use more sober colours,
which would have been more
effective in taking the audience
back to that time.
That aside, Subhan con-
veyed the story of the 60's film
superbly and the play lived up
to expectations in a glorious
It would be fantastic to
see the Indian Arrival Com-
mittee, which produced the
play, take it to other regions
of the country, even though
one wonders how that would
be possible with the lack of
The two, both lying on the
street, get to know each other
Mohan is blind. He is in
the city to look for his Didi
(sister), who is supposed to be
working in one of the city's
hospitals as a nurse. She had
come from their rural village
to get work so she could pay
for his treatment. When his
mother passes away, he
comes to look for work.
Ramu explains that after his
mother died, he was thrown out
of the house and had broken his
foot in an accident, and hence
Mendonca's role was
small and she delivered
smoothly. She was endearing
in lip-synching to Lata
Mangeshkar's song "Gudiya
Hum Se Roothi Rahogi" as
her character tried to pacify
Manju, who was partly dis-
tressed at her brother send-
ing off Ramu and Mohan.
The plot develops with
Meena, while walking on the
road with Ashok sees her
brother, but denies him. The
thought of his sister being
ashamed of him cripples Mohan
By this time, Ramu and
Mohan were making enough
money to rent a room and they
found support in a loud-
mouthed Aunty from next door
(Shameeza Hussemn). Hussein's
slouching, broom-wielding, can-
tankerous character was very
likeable and brought some
humour, especially when she
RAJAN TIWARI as Mohan receives a token from a kindly
passerby as he sings "Chahoonga Main Tujhe" in a scene
from the stage adaptation of Dosti.
was roaming the street without
anything. They agreed to be-
come friends and leave off each
other to meet another time.
Then comes the first song:
Raahi manwa, dukh ki chinta,
kyon sathathi hai, dukh to apna
saathi hai, sukh hai ek chaaon
dalthi, aathi hai jaathi hai, dukho
to apna saathi hai".
singing sees them raising the
60 rupees Ramu needs to en-
At the plot unfolds, Subhan
interweaves the classic songs
from the movie, including
Chahoonga main tumbe, which
won Majrooh Sultanpuri the
Filmfare Best Lyricist Award
Ramu and Mohan win the
9/14/2007, 4:31 PM
Sunday Chronicle September 16, 2007
From page IV
khaki pants, shirt tucked
mn. He runs to his mot er.
She is dressed in a white sari,
lying on a bed, spread across
with ruffled white sheets. On
the pale, cracked wall hangs
a picture of a Hindu god. The
only other thing in the house
is a table. Ramu hugs his
mother affectionately. She is
happy to see him and
chokingly asks if the money
has come. It hasn't. She is
plunged in further misery,
but confident it would come.
She tells Ramu not to
worry and sends him off to
school. At the door he is greeted
by the landlord (John
Ramsingh) who issues the ulti-
matumn: pay the rent or get out.
Next comes the school principal
(Roshan Khan). The same ulti.
matum is issued: pay up or get
out of school. Then Ramu re-
ceives a letter. The company
says it is not responsible for his
father's death and he takes the
news to his mother.
The widow is devastated
by the news and collapses. This
first scene closes with Ramu
screaming for help. As the cur-
tain closed on the first scene,
you began to move to the edge
of your seat. The stage play
looked as though it would de-
As she engaged the weak
and feeble character, Mohamed
portrayed the depth of angst in
the widow's emotions with
such precision, that tears came
to many eyes in the audience.
Scene Two opens with
Ramu, on clutches, saving
Mohan (Rajan Tiwari) from be-
ing hit down on the bustling
streets of Bombay (now
Tiwari's lip-synching to the affection of a little girl. Manju
voice of Rafi was believable and (played effectively by Shany~
his cheery personality did well Singh), who runs to her window
to establish the reality ex- every time she hears them
pressed in the song of Mohan However, she is dissuaded from
taking life as it comes. getting up and going to the win
Upon another of their meet- dow by her brother Ashol
ings, Mohan learns that Ramu (Aditya Persaud) because he
is good with the harmonica and fears she would get further sick
Ramu learns that Mohan is a
good singer. They together make As Manju's condition dete
music and passersby express riorates, Dimple Mendonca en
their appreciation by placing ru- ters the scene as Meena
pees at their feet. Mohan's long lost sister
Mohan also learns that Manju's doctor (Reya;
Ramu wants to go back to Hussein) recommends tha
school and so their new job of Meena stay with her.
Reference is made to the Guyana Rice Development Board (Padi and Rice
Grading) Regulations 2007, specifically Section 4(1): "Weight at which padi
should be traded". The price of padi traded for the manufacture of rice shall be
calculated on a metric tones (1000Kg) basis where the padi is cleaned and
dried to a Inoigture contentof 14 percent. See padi conversion table below.
P rice o nve rs io n ta b le fro mB a gs to T on
Price/bag Pricelkg P ric e/to n
1600 24.67 24,667
1650 25.44 25,437
1700 26.21 26,208
1750 26.98 26,979
1 8 00 2 7.7 5 2 7, 75 0
1850 28.52 28,521
1900 29.29 29,292
1 9 50 3 0.0 6 30 O6 2
2000 30.83 30,833
2050 31.60 31,604
2100 32.37 32,375
2150 33.15 33,146
2 2 00 3 3.9 2 3 3,9 17
2250 34.69 34,687
2300 35.46 35,458
2 350 36.2 3 3 6,229
2 400 37.00 37,00 0
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GUE'4NA~ RICE DE VELOPMIENT BOARD
Admission to the Medical Laboratory Training
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons who are interested in being
trained as Medical Laboratory Technicians, Ministry of Health.
The training will commence in October 2007 and will be for a period of one (1) year.
Before admission to the programme, persons must be passed as physically fit and
will be required to enter into an Agreement to serve the Government of Guyana for
a period of not less than three (3) years.
Successful applicants will receive a stipend of five thousand dollars ($i5,000.00)
per month throughout the duration of the course,
Entry requirements for the Medical Laboratory Technician Training
A minimum of three (3) subjects of which English Language and a Sciehce subject
(1) CXC General Proficiency Grades 1, 2 or 3
(11) CXC Basic Proficiency Grade 1
(111) GCE "O" Level Grades A, B or C
The training will commence in October 2007 and will be for a period of one (1)
Applications must be sent not later than September 28, 2007 to the office
Ministry of Health,
to reach not later than 28'h September, 2007.
~Sula~y Chroniicle~ September 16,. 20
(Interview with Mark McWatt, winner of` th2e Best
Book of Fictionz in thte Guyanza Prize for Literature
2006, awarded August 2007, for his collection of
short fiction, SUSPENDED SENTENCES.
McWatt is a Professor in
Ed, University of the West
c4 PP You are no stranger to
J winning prizes in recent times;
pryour book, 'Suspended
_s. -(-;i Sentences', has won four prizes
-the Commonwealth Best
First Book for the Region, the
Commonwealth Best First
MARK MCWATT Book overall, the Casa de las
Americas and now the Guyana
~:Prize. A remarkable first book. Another prize, another
interview; I am sure you're asking yourself what more you
can say about this book because that's the question you'd be
asked time and again. But
still I pose it to you; what can
you say about this
MM Well, I spoke about
how come it came to be written
at the award ceremony, so what
else to say about it, I suppose
I didn't conceive of it, first of
all, as a collection of stories in
a narrative frame; that sort of
thing came later, what I felt
was...you know...you feel the
seduction of narrative, the
impulse to tell stories and I
wanted to get into prose
narrative, to create stories, to
see if I could do as I heard
people doing, as a child and so
on. My aunt was-is a great
story-teller and I always
wanted to try to do that and see
if' I could make it work and this
book is what came out of that,
it took a long time but I was
doing all sort of things -
teachmng, a furll time job at UWI
PP Let's touch on that.
We know you as the poet,
prize-winning poet but
you're also an academic,
editing academic and literary
journals like JWIL, Poui, a
'book of poems prepared
specially for CXC that went
into a second edition. Let's
for a moment touch on the
other side of Mark McWatt
MMI was telling others
that I always wanted to write
but never had the courage, the
spirit of adventure to give~ ip
everything else and call myself
a writer. I also like studying
literature and learning more and
more about poets and novelists,
so I went through university and
kept on going until I got my Ph.
D.in literature and the next step
after that was to look for a job
at the university which I did
and was successful in getting~in
at the university of the West
Indies in Barbados as a Lowly
assistant Lecturer at first then
you work your ~way up and so
PP A remarkable career,
Senior Lecturer, Reader;
Professor, Head of Department;
Dean of Faculty of Arts; Publi'c
Page 6 & 19.p65
THE GUYANA PRIZE
M MM Yes, and an enjoyablb
one, it still amazes me that to,
all these years they are payin!
me good money to read ane
write and talk about gooc
literature with students
PP Something you lik
MM Yes, I rather do tlu
than almost anything else...
PP I also enjoy doin
what I do to promote
literature; I started writing:
but Ithink Ifound my calling;
as an enabler of our literary
culture. You do the same a
an enabler with your
Please see page VI
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G UYAN A RICE
through the CARIFESTA X 2008 Secretariat
carifesta X Theme, Logo and Song Competition
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1.. The theme can be less, but not more than 12 words and must
bie accompanied by a brief explanation,
1. The Logo must be an image or objects artistically arranged. The
entry must beaiccorn~panied b~y a brief explanation.
2.~ E'ntriesican be submitted hand-drawn 6ir in electronic format.
2. The soni3 must be original of good taste and never have been
presented,in any form prior to this Competition
3. -A copy .of tfhe song on~ CD along with a copy of the lyrics and
Musical score must be submitted.
. These competitions are open to all Caribbean Nationals.
*The entries for these competitions must reflect the objectives and
spiritof the Festival.
* The winning entries become the property of the Ministry of Culture,
Youth and Sport and will be used for Ca rifresta related activities.
* These competitions close on Septembjer 28, 2007.
* Entries are to be submitted to the Carifesta Secretariat, Ministry of
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unday Chronicle September 16, 2007
( Responses to this author telephone (592) 226-0065 I
I or email: oraltradition2002@~yahoo.com
I ~Literary u date
The tenth anniversary issue of THE GUYANA (
SANNUAL is under production, submissions arue
Invited to various competitions offered and articles
Sof local interest are also welcomed. This Guyanese
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Dormant for a few years until it was resuscitated in
1998 by Dr. Tulsi Dyal Singh. For fur-ther
Information, please contact Guyenterprise at (592)
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Coming soon: THE FIRST CROSSING Being
Sthe Diary of Theophilus Richmond, Ship's Surgeon
Son the Hesperus (1837-8) edited by David
SDabydeen, Brinsley Samaroo, Amar Wahab &
I Brigid Wells. I
L ..... ... .. .....- m m.. -
From page VI
academic journals, you write
and teach, you teach with
yuMwrities, the academic
writing is important. In fact it
is something you have to do in
university because promotion is
based on research and
publications and so on. And I
enjoyed that and working on
that especially when I was
younger and excited about
various critical theories and
fashions of the time and you
want to see if you can write it.
get into it, get into the vogue.
get your ideas published. But
after a while it begins to pale,
especially when you recalise you
a doing al th e thin s amd t s
reading it. And I realized that
what I really wanted was to be
able to affect people differently
so that they too could enjoy the
effect of poetry, the sense of
wonder and revelation when you
read a poem and it makes an
bl t dpeonnyy it te fel n
in the poem and so on. And
after that, the same thing with
fiction to be able to write
stories, to move people, to help
them think and that in away
is a sort of power but it is the
only power I ever had; an
ambition to wield the power to
move people through words,
through language and through
the conventions and forms of
PP Are you working
with a vision, if not, is there any
project which you're working at
to take literature anld education
to another level
MMI a m not sulre about
taking literature and e~ducation to
region, Guyana otalk r
MM Yes, Il'd like to
make more of a contribution
in the sense that I would like
to build on what I've done so
far. I want to go on to write a
real novel, something that is
more than a collection of
short stories, I also want to
go on and do some more
writing in the terms of poetry.
But also in university, for the
past ten years, we started a
programme in creative
writing and I taught the first
cour in cradiv wdH ig -
colleague at Cave Hill, she
taught the prose fiction and
when she went on leave last
year I taught the prose fiction
for the first time and really
enjoyed it. So that is taking
it to another level teaching
it atiworkshops and soon and
interested in writing and in
improving and expanding
their own skills. And to make
a sort of a commitment (in
few cases) to become writers
themselves... and that's
interesting and that was
exciting for me. Apart from
that I've worked a bit on the
testing and measurement
side as chief examiner for
CXC. That gave me a sense
of where the region is going,
what 'are some of the latest
things that are happening in
education and testing and so
on, all of this interests me
and ties in with the idea of
being an academic and
pla The reion isi going
M M Yes, I think we have
a lot to be thankful for in the
region and you know people say
they are sort- of worried how the
islands are going in separate
directions and Guyana has
problems, political problems
and problems of crime and that
sort of thing, but I think all '
countries have those kinds of
problems I think it's a mistake
to define yourself too rigidly
and live behind fences as it
were; to say "this is mine, this
is my intty and tehi i where
somewhere and I am different
from you". Wilson Harris has
shown that the creative
imagination quite easily leaps
over those boundaries and we
take our nourishment and
sustenance spiritual and
imaginal ve and so om from
Sometimes from exotic cultures
that we would never imagine had
any thing to do with ours.
Certainly Harris has proven in
his own fiction that you can
leap over boundaries and sort of
put things together. The whole
idea of a cross-cultural
perspective is very important;
that is why Guyanese and West
Indian writing is important and
prominent in the world because
we have this cross cultural
imagination, we are working
within the English language, but
we are also working out of' a
multiplicity of backgrounds.
African. Asian. Amerindian and
so on a kind of fusion that
must make something miore
interest than if you hadoon y
purity in terms of race and
identity and... YouI know our
sort of polyglot society is really
interesting that has produced
interesting and important work
PP It augurs well for a
again on your win, four in a
row -that in itself speaks
volumes about Guyanese and
West Indian literature!
i8~ETi~ ) ( a* *g 4
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iterses (stanzas) plus a chortis (refrain).
9/14/2007, 4:04 PM
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I love your column! I've never heard anybody give such straight, to thle point, right-on
advice. While others try to help people manage their situation, you point people toward
seeing what as really going on, so they can manage themselves.
Paula, thank you f~or your note.
The most important thing we can do is live in reality. If you have a broken arm, you don't
need to learn how to live with a broken arm. You need someone who sets broken anus. When
your bone is repositioned, it will hurt, but in a little while you will be past the hurt.
We don't believe people need anyone who says to them, "Let's talk about your broken arm.
How do you feel about your broken arm? Can you take your par-t in this?!" People need to act
based on the reality of their situation rather than trying to "manage" chronically bad situations.
Every day adults are trained to be dishonest. Every day kids are trained not to say what they
think. Every day employees are forced to say what they don't feel or mean. Every day good
people are told to stay in a situation because it is the "moral" thing to do, when it is not the right
thing to do. We don't need to be trained to make excuses for bad people.
There are basic behavioral laws, and when those laws aren't followed, our lives are
chaos. Our real needs will keep reasserting themselves until they are met.
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REjj: ESTATE OF IMRTIAZ ALLY FORMERLY OF LOT
528 TRACT A, GOOD HOPE, EAST COAST
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situate at Lot 528 Tract A, Good Hope, East Coast Demerara in the name
of Imtiaz Ally, deceased, is asked to contact the Legal & Conveyancing
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U united Nations Place, with in 1 4 days of the date of this notice.
Chief Executive Officer
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September 5, 200'7
' ternber 16, 2007
petrator, or a victim, or they can
heal. Two of the paths lead to
bard ends. We don't want you
to be a victim or a victimizer.
We want you to heal.
Our stance on jealousy is
that it must be stopped. As
Shakespeare wrote, "Trifles
light as air are to the jealous
confirmations." Other people
cannot be punished for noth-
ing. When jealousy rears its
head, the person on the receiv-
ing end must put their foot
down. If they don't, the jeal-
ous one will feel justified be-
cause the victim acceded to their
Going along with jealousy
doesn't halt jealousy, it moves
it forward. The proper stance
of the victims of jealousy needs
to be. "I'm not going to wear
this ankle bracelet. I haven't
committed a crimec. I am not al-
lowing you to call me every 1.5
minutes because you think you
are going to catch mec doing
We understand your previ-
ous relationship was nightmar-
ish, but there is nothing in your
letter showing that your new
person is doing anything to jus-
tify your jealousy. Someone
was a monster to you, and now
you are going to unleash a mon-
ster on someone else-hegreen-
eyed monster jealousy.
Take a lesson from the
United States during the Cold
War. The US needed to quickly
determline if a blob on r-adar was
a flock of geese or a Soviet mis-
sile. Cal lmlissiles ge~se. and the
country would be defenseless.
Call goese missiles. and the coun-
try\ would start World War 111.
The US developed tec~h-
niques to distinguish real
threats from imaginary ones.
That's what you need to do.
When irrational fear arises,
stop, question what's going
on, label it correctly, then
act. Relaxation techniques
and a good cognitive-behav-
ioral therapist can show you
how' this is done.
Page 8 & 17 06.5
What about turning it
around and giving some advice
for the other side in holy to
control these emotions. Some
of us know we are doing it, but
don't like the behavior.
Sue, people who have been
abused have three paths open to
them. They can become a per-
Please could you advise me
how to deal with my own
jealousy? I have been in one
of the most nightmarish
abuse relationships, and now
have problems controlling
jealousy as I have huge trust
issues. I read your reply to
another stating the man
must be harsh with regards to
jealousy, even though his
girlfriend had been hurt.
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From page III
creative literature, in which the Guy;ana Prize remains
a means, not a conclusion. Of course many readers and
supporters of Guyanese creative Literature continue to be
aware of the history of literary endeavors in Guyana; but
it is not merely knowing this local literary history that is
important here, but rather putting it to procreative use in
the ongoing creation, exposure, and maturation of local
To give an example: How many readers know that
several winners of the Guyana Prize since its incep-
tion 20 years ago. such as Mark Mc Watt. John Agard.
Jan ShineBourne, Brian Chan, received their first pub-
lication and were nurtured by the Georgetown mnga--
zinc for new writing EXPRESSION. which Insted from
the mid 19)60's to 1970. EXPRESSION not only con-
stantly exposed such writers to a readership. but
guided them towards The Guyana Prize. The advantage
an older generation of local writers and readers have
over a new generation of local writers and readers. is
that they know both eras of Guyanese creative Litera-
ture, whereas a new generation is experiencing only its
own era. Imagine how fruitful our local creative mod-
ern culture would therefore become if both generations
pooled their abilities, talents. and resources?
Have I made any point here?' Or will this essay be seen
simply as the opinion of a self-centered columnist?
IHVitation for Bids (IFB)
('O-operative Republic of G~uyana
C'pgradting of i 000m Sea D~efences att Tuhrkeyen/Ogle, East Coast D~emer~ara,
1. Th~e Min~istryv of P'ublic Works and C~om~munications. Giuyana Sea Defence~s -
Em-er~gency Works Project invites se~aled bids fr-omn eligible and qlualified bidderls
fo~r UI~pgr-ading of 1l00m Sea Def'ences at 'ITurkeyen/Ogle, East Coast
Dlemern:lraRegion 4. The construct ion7 per-iod is Sixu (6) Mon ths.
suibje~ct to pr1ovjiions~ of Section Ill (E:ligible: Countr~ies) of this doc~umnt.~t
3. Interested cligibic bidders miay obtaini !lrthert infonnatii l ion frm reject
MCanlager, G~uyanar Sea Defences-Emer-gency Works Project at For~t Streert.
iiingston,. Geor~getown: ~Emalil htl:~~Sltp:#gsdpeuiOthotmai Clfco andf inspect the
B~iddfingr Doccumentsn at the: samne address betweenl thle nonnal wor~king hours fromll
3rd Septemtber20)7 to 24th Sept~ember-2007~
4I. Qualif~icatio~ns requir~ements include: C~onltlractor shrouk/have:~)c
Under-t~fi lltaknt learst twvojobs ofs~l~imlar sire? andl scope within lthe latrv
-,rc tw'o yean
*,~ Arnznal turnov0\e1( `r~ oG75 million il any o~fthe lastl tlrlee yearsl
1. All bids musthe accompanied by validt NIS and GRA Compliance Certificate.
6j. A compllete set of Bidding Docum~ents may: be purchased by interested bidders
on the submission ofa written Application to the address stated in Ite~m 3 above and
upon paymecnt of a non-refulndabhle fee of five thousand dollars(G%5000.00). The
method of payments will be cash. The Bidding Document~s should be deposited in
the tender box at the following address: The Chairman, National Procurement
and 'Tendier Administration, Ministry of Finance, M~ain & Urquhart Street,
Georgetovn.'The name of the project should be in the" upper left-hand corner of the
7. Bids must be delivered to the address stated in Itemll 6 above at or before 09:00h.
Tuesday 25t-h September 2007. Electronic bidding "shl/~lnot be permitted. Late
bids will be rejeccted. Bids will be opened physically in the presence ofthe bidders'
representatives wh~o choose to attend in person\ at the address Item~ 6 above at
09:00h. Tuesday 25th September 2007.
8. All bids "'shlztl" bc accompanied by a "~BidSecuirity" of G$1,800,000.00
9. The Ministry of' Public Woirk~s and ilCommunicattions re~serves the right to accept
or reject any or all Bids w~ithlout assigning reason( s) for such rejection.
(i) ehabiIi tat ion of` Nat1iona l CulltuLral CsntrIe
(ii) Cntuto fMl omtr.Mdwn
1. Thle Mlin~isry of C~ulture~. Youthl und Sport1 iniitej~s sealedc bidls fr~om eligible ard
qu~alilecd bidders forl RechabilitLation of Nationlal Culturual :CentreL anti
C~onstruc~tion of` Malle D~onnitor- y Madcewini. Thlc dlelivery/constll~r uction el period
is three (3! m~nths.
3. Bidinlg will be conducted thrTough theC Natiolnal C~ompetjitiv Biddinrg (NCB)
procedures. specif~iedi in the P'rocurecment Act 2003: and is open to all bidders.
3. Interestedf eligible bidders mayi obtain fur-ther info-matcion fr~om Ministry of
C~ulture. Youth alnd Sport. 71-72 Mt/ain Street. Georgetown;1 IMr. Bookier.
~Permanen t Secrettary, Ministry of Cu~lturet, Yo~xub &y Sport.. Main Strieet-
Gieorgetowvn. and inspect the Biddin~g Documents at the address givenl above
between 9:00a~m to 3:00pm Monday to T~hursday and 9:00 tor 2:00r on F'riday:.
4. QSualific~ations requirements include: Co~lntrcftor should haBve: (1) undcrtakenl at
least six jobs of similar size: and scope within the last three years. (2) H~ave a
mninimumn of' five years experiences: in simnilar type and complexuity of wrk.\orks. (3)
Should have a minimum annual turnover of 1 0 m7illion dollars over ther last three
.5. All bids must be accompanied by~ valid NIS and GRKA (IRiD) C~omphantce
6,. A compylet~e set of' Bididinlg Documntsnt for ther Rehabhilitattion of' the National
Cultural C:entre and the Cocnstr-uction of the Male D~ormitor~y may be purchased
by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the address
below an~d upon payment olf a nlon-retim~dable fee of 5.000 G$ each. T~he method
of paymente will be cash. Thl-e Bidding Documents should be deposited inl the
tender box at the fo~llowYingr address: Chairman, National Board of
Procurement and Te~nde~r Administration. Ministry of Finance, Main and
Urquhart Streets, Georgietown. The name of the project should be in the uIpper
left hand corner of'the env\elop'e.
7. Bids must be dlelivered to the address above at or before 9:00am. 25m September,;
20)07. Electronic bidding "shall not" be permitted. L~ate bids will be rejected.
Bidls will be opened phy~sically in the presence of' the bidders' rcpr~esenttatives
who choose to attend in person 9:00a1m, 25'h September. 2007.
8. T`he Ministry of Cultulre, YIouth and Sport reserves the right to reject any or- all
Tenders without assigning reasons.
Sunday Chronicle September 16, 2007
BECAUSE the claim for dam-
ages for non-delivery of goods
was outside the statutory six
month limit, the Defendant,
Transport & Harbours De-
partmlent, benefited from the
lapse as the claim brought
against the Company was
hiJustice cFraink bV eit hwho
Ameer Abdool of A. Gafoor &
Sons in 1967 against Transport
& Harbours Department for the
default in 19606, found that the
proceedings were a nullity.
Confining himself to the
words in the Limitation Ordi-
nance, Judge Vieira noted that
the Plaintiff~s failure to bring
the action within the six month
period laid down in the Ordi-
nance was absolutely fatal and
forecver- extinguished both his
right andi his remedy.
Hel added. "In effect this
melans tha1t that section 23 (2)
of Cha~pter 26 1 is really substan-
tive law and not merely proce-
dunde Plaintiff had claimed
from the Defendants ri sumn rep-
recsenting the value of several
items of goods which had been
sent to him on the defendants'
railway for delivery at their
bond but which wer-e never de-
livered. The items were in two
consignments dated November
15, 1965 and August 11, 1966.
The Plaintiff commenced
his action on March 11, 1967
by specially indorsed writ to
which the Defendants filed
an affidavit of defence. The
action was tried without fulr-
ther pleadings and at the
close of the case for the plain-
tiff, counsel for the Defen-
dantsh subit sine ealia'
virtue of section 23 (2) of the
Transport & Harbours De-
partment Ordinance, Chap-
This section provided that
an "action shall be commenced
within six months after the thing
done or omitted and not other-
It was argued by counsel
for the plaintiff that the de-
fendants could not avail them-
selves of that provision as
they had not pleaded it in
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MIINISTRY OF FINANCE
FISCAL AND FINANCIAL M~ANAG EM;ENT
EXCECUTING AGENCY: NATIONAL ASSEM;BL\;
T`he Giovemment of Guyana (GOG) has concluded a L~oan C~ontract 1 55 USFGI`CY) wijth
the Inter-Amnerican Development Bank (IDB) to support the imnplementation~ of the
Fiscal and Financial Managelmet Program (FFiMP). The overriding purpose of' th~.is
program is to promote efficient, transparent and accountable management of fiscal
affairs. The FFM Pis comprised of~dwee (3) Sub-components, namely:
(i) Tax policy and administration
(ii) Publ ic sectorr- Financial Manlagement
(iii) Fiscal and fiduciary oversight
Under Sub1-componenti iii) the PE Uoucbhel l otthi N'at ona 10 nbly he~h b n ts
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T~his job is initiaHy for sixe (6) months wnith thle lik~elihood of ene~wal by the P'arliament
REQUIlREMENTS FOR'THE POST
*At least a First Deree in Social Sciences (prefer~ably in Finance/A~ccoultlnting or
equrivalent: with a minimum of two years ex~perience as a A analyst and/for thr-ee
years experience in simi lar capacity-
Prov;en writing, rading and interpersonal skillIs.
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Working Knowledger of Policies and Procedures of the National Assem~tbly in
Guyana as compared with other countries would be advantageous.
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Applications must headdre~ssero the:
Confidential Secretarvi~Administrative Assistant
Fiscal and Financial Manage ment Pr-ogr m
Brickdam, Stabrock Geogtow~~ttn
Telephone No.: 227-7026
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DEMERARA DISTILLERS LIMIITED
Plantation Diamond, EBD.
under ss. 8 to 13 of the Trans-
port &r Harbours Department
Ordinance, Cap. Il2 (now Cap.
261 of the Laws of Guyana
Counsel for the plaintiff, in
eplY. submitted that -
(1) the plaintiff's cause of
action did not arise until Octo-
ber 5, 1966, when the final de-
mand wkisl likade for delivery of
(2) the non-delivery
amounted to a fundamental
breach of a contract which no
exemption clause could remedy
(3) this was a case of non-
delively not short delivery.
The Judge added, "I must
confess that I found this to be
an extremely difficult matter in-
volving as it did the law of limi-
tation under three separate or-
The Justices Protection Or-
dinance Cap, 18, the Limitation
Ordinance, Cap. 26, and the
Transport and Harbours De-
In his concluding remarks,
Justice Vieira had said, "Neither
counsel in this matter was of
any particular assistance to this
court. In fact I have had to do
all the research myself which
should not be. It is counsel's
duty to furnish the court with
all the relevant authorities both
for and against.
"It seemed to me that, al-
though one ought always to
plead a statute of limitation, or
to make a request for an amend-
ment if this is not done never-
thelesp where, as in this mat-
ter, a special statute of limita-
tion, extinguishes both the right
and the remedy if the action or
suit is filed outside the time
stipulated, then a failure to ex-
pressly plead such a statute or
to request an amendment, will
not debar a defendant from rais-
ing the issue at any stage of the
proceedings or indeed prevent
the court itself from raising and
determining the issue of its own
"In my opinion it was not
necessary for me to look be-
yond the provisions of s. 23 (2)
of Cap. 26 1 in this matter
which, I considered, fully dis-
posed of this matter for the rea-
sons I have given.
"I am fully satisfied that
in view of the words 'and not
otherwise' in s. 23 (2) of Cap.
261, the plaintiff's failure to
bring his action within the
six month period laid down,
was absolutely fatal and for-
ever extinguished both his
right and his remedy. In ef-
fect, this means that s. 23 (2)
of Cap. 261 is really substan-
tive law and not merely pro-
cedural law" Justice Frank
Vieira had said.
From page IX
keeping with the require-
ments of 0.17r. 15 of the
Rules of the Supreme Court,
nor had they sought
anyamendmqnt to do sc
The Court hitd held'-
(1) Sub-sec. 2 of s. 23 is
concerned with and lays down
a matter of substantive law and
not merely procedure;
(2) Having regard to the
use -of the words "and not
otherwise" after a lapse ~of six
months not only the remedy
but also the right became ex-
(3) Accordingly any pro-
ceedings brought thereafter were
a nullity. Action dismissed.
Attorney-at-Law, Mr. H.W-
Shah, appeared for the Plaintiff.
while Mr. Doodnauth Singh,
Senior Crown Counsel, (now
Senior Counsel and Attorney
General) appeared for the vic-
torious defendants T&HD.
.Justice vicira, giving his
reasons for dismissing the ac-
tion, said, "On November 15,
1965, ~A. Gafoor and Sons
shipped three Canadian bed
frames, one bundle of nails
-and oone b~iaing cllaiin
Rosignot for delivery th -the
plaintiff at the defendants'
bond at Stanley'Sowi, New
Amisterdam, and a freight
note was issued for that pur-
pose.~ The ~catons were val-
"On August I1, 1966, a
case of thread valued $390.00
was shipped by the plaintiff's
customs clerk y the said railway
for delivery to the plaintiff at
the said bond, and a freight note
dated August 2, 1966, was is-
sued for that purpose.
"None of the articles was
ever received by the plaintiff
and, as a result, he went to the
SStanleytown bond twice, viz.,
in March and August 1966, but
to no avail. He also spoke to
one Mr. Soodhoo, the assistant
traffic superintendent at the de-
fendants' head office in
Georgetown who promised to
investigate the matter. This was
after his lawyer had sent a let-
ter of demand dated October 6,
1966 on his behalf.
"The plaintiff was offered
castors by the defendants but he
refused as they we-re not of the
same type as he had ordered.
"This present action was
filed on March I1, 1967. On
April 22, 1967 an affidavit of
defencewras filed by one Eustace
Anthony, personnel officer of
the defendant corporation, and
on April 24, 1967, I granted
leave to defend without further
pleadings. The matter was fully
heard on May 29, 1967, and I
gave an oral decision on June 5,
1967, dismissing the claim with
costs to the defendants fixed in
the sum of $150:"
The defendants led no
defence but closed their case
at the close of the Plaintiff's
case. Counsel for the Defen-
dants, Mr. Doodnauth Singh
had submitted the following
(1) the notice was out of or-
der as it did not comply with
s. 8 (1) of the Justices Protec
tion Ordinance, Cap. 18;
(2) On the evidence itself ,
the claim was outside the status
tory six month limit; and
(3) The conditions laid
down in the two freight notes
have the sanction of law as they
are derived from Rules made
ATTORNEY GENERAL MR-
DOODNAUTH SINGH, S.C.
castors, by the defendants'
railway from Georgetown to
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Embracing our warm tradition of gathering with Staff and relatives, Republic Bank hosted its annual
Family Fun Day on Saturday September 8, 2007.
Under the theme "One Purpose":, Staff and their families enjoyed an entire day of exciting activities at
the Georgetown Cricket Club Ground, Bourda.
All of the Bank's branches participated in the fun filled events which included a parade, cooking, novelty
and talent competitions and activities for the children.
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GREETINGS and best wishes are extended to Mr and
Mrs Ovid Walton from their children. The Waltons
celebrate their wedding anniversary today.
WEDDING anniversary greetings to Mr and Mrs
Sookdeo of Mon Repos, ECD, who celebrated 30
years of marriage last Friday. Your six children and
Grandchildren pray Glod's continued blessings for
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A soldier of the German armed forces Bundeswehr stands
guard beside a commemorative plaque at Berin's
memorial site at the so-called Bendlerblock" building July
20, 2006. The makers of a movie starring Tom Cruise about
a failed plot to kill Adolf Hitler will most likely be allowed to
use the memorial site after all, a spokesman for the Finance
'M~inistry said on Friday. (REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann)
BER7LIN (Reuters) The makers of a movie starring Tom
Cruise about a failed plot to kill Adolf Hitler will most likely
be allowed to use a German memorial site after all, a spokes-
man for the Finance Ministry said on Friday.
The ministry had said it would not allow the filmmakers to use
the site because its dignity had to be protected.
But a letter from the co-producer describing a sequence from
the beginning of the movie may have prompted a change of heart.
"It draws a line from today's, democratic Germany to the
memorial site where the (conspirators) were shot," the spokes-
man said. "I believe it shows that barbarism did not prevail
but that at the end of the day a democratic Germany rose
"Both sides are willing to reach an accord, let's just wait a little
while longer, I think it will come to a good end."
The site in question is the "Bendlerblock" memorial inside the
Defence Ministry complex in Berlin. This is where Colonel Claus
von Stauffenberg, played by Cruise, and his co-conspirators hatched
the plot and where he and his closest comrades were executed when
Defence Minister Franz Josef Jung has said the filmmakers can-
not shoot at any military sites as long as Cruise plays the lead
role, and Stauffenberg's eldest son has said he does not want Cruise
to portray his father.
Cruise, also one of the film's producers, is a member of
the Church of Scientology which the German government does
not recognize as a church. Berlin says it masquerades as a
religion to make money, a charge Scientology leaders reject.
The Finance Ministry has said filming is generally banned at
the "Bendlerblock" the site of the conspirators' execution and
now a national shrine within the Defence Ministry complex -- be-
cause of a bad experience with a German filmmaker.
The ministry oversees the properties and has the final word on
matters such as filming.
The film, slated for a 2008 release and to be directed by Bryan
Singer and co-starring Kenneth Branagh, is called "Valkyrie" after
Operation Valkyrie, the plot's codename.
Stauffenberg and his co-conspirators were shot after fail-
ing to kill Hitler with a briefcase bomb on July 20, 1944.
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GOVERNMENT OF GUYANAICARIBBEANU DEVELOPMENT BANK
BASIC NEEDS TRUST FUND FIFTH PROGRAMMIE
INVITATION TO TENDER
The Government of Guyana (GOG), Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)
and the Government of Canada through the Canadian International
Development Agency (CIDA) have signed an agrreemnent to finance several
projects under the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) Fifth Programme.
COnStruClion of the sub-projects is expected to be implemented in
2007I2008. The sub-projects consist primarily of buildings and other civil
works aimed at improving the social and economic infrasructure.
The Basic NeedsTrust Fund hereby invitestendersforthefollow~ng sub-projects:
:'1. Harbanspooritreet&FootpathsU gCn Reg.8t5
2. D'Edward~ankDam RoadUpgradin 85~t
3. No. 9-10VillagesWaterSupply SystemUpgrading Reg.#5
4. ~No.5S2VillageRoad Upgrading Reg.8l6
5.- No.66-88V~illgesRoad Upgrading -Reg.g6
6. Granitl804 CWC Road Upgraiding Reg.86
7. Onderneemin Well Improvement Systems Reg. #2
8. Bleue~el Iprorvemnterne Semss -RRggt
Tender Documents for these sub-projects can be purchased from the Office of the
Basic Need Trust Fund at 237 Camp Street, G/town in the form of a MANAGER'S
CHEQUE payable to the BASIC NEEDS TRUST FUND. Tender Documents can
be purchased for a non refundable fee of G$1 0 000 per sub-project.
Sealed tenders accompanied by valid N.1.S. and Tax Compliance Certificates
(both of which should be inthe name ofindividual orfirm submilling the bid) should
be addressed to the P~roject Manager, and deposited in the Tender Box of the
Basic Needs Trust Fund at 237 Camp Street SIMAP's Building, Georgetown, on
or before 1 0 am on Tuesday, September 18, 2007.
Each tender must be placed in a separate envelope w~it~h the name of the sub-
pfoject clearly marked on the top left hand corner. The envelope should in no way
identify the tenderer .
The Basic Needs Trust Fund does not bind itself to accept thie lowest or any other
Tenderers or their representatives may be present at the opening of the tenders at
10 am on Tuesday, September 18, 2007.
August l6, 2007
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY SECRETARIAT
TENDER NO TIC E
Contract Title: Supply of COMPUTERS AND CLASS ROOM
Publication Rcfe~rence: SIRHASC SUP0120
THE CARICOM/ SECRETARIAT INTrENDS TO AWARD A CONTRACT FOR:
SUPPLY OF COMPUTERS AND CLASS ROOM
FURNITURE FOR GUYANA
WITH FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
FROM THE EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENT FUND (EDF).
TENDER DOSSIER IS AVAILABLE FROM THE PROCUREMENT UNIT. CARl COM
SECRETARIAT. TURKEYEN. GREATER GEORGETOWN. GUYANA. TEL.592-222-
0001-75. FAX. 592-222-00)80 OR CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE
http://wns .caricomn.org? OR http://www\.rpancao.o re
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF TENDERS:
SEPTEMBER 23, 200(7.
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epinephrine to the soluion.
It works fast and as effectively
as Xylocaine. Most
physicians would prefer that
pprgnant women wait past the
thast trimester (three months)
before having any dental
iqjectiorns.Bt the maxiamum
safe dose of Carbocaine is
about half of Xylocaine.
No drug or anesthetic is
without any possible side
reactions or allergies. The
medical community terms this
'risks versus benefits'. The use
of anesthetics, in most patients,
has risks; but these are far
outweighed by the benefits.
There are four general
principles concerning dental
prior to dental treatment.
1. All anesthetics should be
used in the lowest required dose
that will provide adequate
2. No anesthetic is without
risk in patients who have
anesthetic allergies or are
seriously ill. Anesthetic allergy
reactions have been reported in
patients who previously have
been administered the same
anesthetic without any adverse
reaction. However, this occurs
3. No anesthetic is
approved by drug
manufacturers for injections
into pregnant patients during
the first three months of
pregnancy. Some anesthetics
are not approved for use at
any time during pregnancy,
and some are not
recommended for children
prior to their reaching
puberty.When in doubt, talk
it over with both your dentist
n anesthetic is
injects into your oraltissue
.to produce pain-free dental
treatment for you.I sill fiml
it strange that we imn Guyana
continue to refer to it as
"cocaine" after more than a
century of its name being
changed. The first local
anesthetic to be isolated and
studied was cocaine. In the
early 1800s it was noted by
physicians that it was used
by the ancient Peruvians to
alleviate pain, relieve
fatigue and uplift the spirit.
In 1884 the Viennese
physician Dr. Karl Koller
introduced cocaine from
another Viennese physician,
Dr. Sigmund Freud. This
popular anesthetic was soon
found to have major
addictive qualities and
The concerns about
cocaine's lack of safety led to
the development of the second
generation of anesthetics (the
ester types), which resulted in
the ~discovery of procaine.
Shortly afterwards three more
ester-type anesthetics were
tetracaine, and chloroprocaine.
However, these anesthetics
were found to have a propensity
for evoking allergic reactions in
a clinical application and this led
to the development of a third
generation of anesthetics (the
amides). which are popularly
used today. Lidocaine, an amide-
type anesthetic, was first
synthesized in 1943, and today
considered the 'gold standard'
against which all other local
anesthetics are measured. The
most common anesthetics
injected by dentists today are
either Xylocaine (lidocaine) or
another amide anesthetic. The
first name is the trade name and
the second name is the generic
Xylocaine comes in a 2-
percent solution with either
1:100,000 or 1:50,000 parts of
vasoconstritor is an
important component of most
anesthetics that serves two
functions. First, it partly
shuts down the blood
circulation in the area to be
surgically treated. Its other
function is to keep the arej
anesthetized longer since a
smaller volume of circulating
blood allows the anesthetic to
remain at the site for a
longer period of time. This
reduces the likelihood of any
toxic reaction because the
anesthetic is removed very
slowly from the needed area.
Thus, less anesthetic is
needed to keep the area
The safety record with
Xylocaine is superb, although
some allergic reactions have
been reported. It is important for
patients to realize that
epinephrine can cause heart
palpitations, but this is not the
same as an allergic reaction to
the anesthetic. Our bodies
produce their own epinephrine,
and palpitations can be a result
of anxiety. Xylocaine starts
working anywhere from
instantly to four minutes after
injection. The anesthesia lasts
about two and a half hours in
Carbocaine is the second
most commonly used
anesthetic. Carbocaine comes
in either a two-percent or
Because of lack of
cardiologists suggest this
particular anesthetic be used
in patients who have heart
problems or are diabetic.
Carbocaine's action is such
that it will remain in the
operative site for up to about
40 minutes without the
hazards of adding
The Dentist Advises
9/14/2007. 4::1 PM
is able to eat less, and more importantly, enjoy the meal.
Gulping food is unhealthy and bad for digestion. Distrac-
~:-:~:m~tion provides the antidote.
Concentration. mentally may be productive in helping the
person to reach the desired goal. However. when we become
dN R IS Erl fixated on a problem and it seems unsolvable. the problem may
seem insurmountable as we push further with the same "'one
track mind. Taking a new~ direction maybhe needed. It is pro-
ductively wise to removed oneself. return another times or day
when a new and different frame of thought will be employed.
~ This is quite common in solving mathematic problems.
EMOTIONAL: One ca~n become an emotional wreck in-an
environment that calls for deep concentration or' commitmlent..
$ Y P CT One needs to break the spell. get1 away fr~oml it all. Psycholo-
gist Fechbach w'rote about her husband and best friend w~ho
By P.S. Thakur Th rbe ihtetr itaciiiy sta h od \as diagnosed with cancer. She spent many hours caring for
himn but thle main solace she received was when she was able to
connotes little or no attention span. being fidgety and non-con-
t wasa col winy Satrday f mi wintr on ew arming. As such; it is associated with social problems span. noeaa rmhm pn e or tteofc.tkn
England. The wind was biting cold; the snow drift yercvtyadlrnndioer.I usmydeslya- walk in the park. play with the pets and watched the bir~ds.
was deep and wet. The driveway was impassable. fetlann n colaheeet tmyee eoeas- Being so deeply involved with her- husband was also mak~ing
It must be cleared for the milkman and mailman. cilpolmbcueh rsemy o olwterlso o- ler think and worry about the consequences of a new life. with-
The young men who usually clean the sidewalks are centration and violates the norms of behaviour. out him of being alone. ctc. The break away was a God-sent
Sno where to be seen, perhaps busy elsewhere. I Distractibility, in spite of the bad rap it has received, rei.
ventured out wearing a face of courage and sevsnmru upss mn hmaerlxtosPRODUCTIVITY: The Hawthorne study in Chicago.
determination. I shovelled feverishly to clear the way rmayfr fobesv oplie eaiu n ep nearly a hundred and fifty years ago researched produc-
and dash back inside a warm house. The job went terae otikadrfe ntemte en td tivity in humans who were "'idling workers" because they
slowly, the snow was heavy, and within a few minutes edItmyvnbeoearifadbekfomnyut spend too much time interacting. The company separated
then. giin the indviua taskse an noie inercton Pro-fomay
my face and fingers were numb. Kathy, my neighbour or mental set known as functional fixedness. Obsessive hn in t ndvlu us a o tecin P-
and nurse all bundled up, came over and talked compulsive behaviour is the thinking and behaviour where duivtfelhrpyTeco anhdnohoebt
to return to the old method and productivity improved.
about her new college course dissertation, the individual engages in an activity to the exclusion of
col otrssthrenhsas topdsh\clig lles. What the company felt was wasting time was actually so-
I cold ot esit hr enhusasm I toped sovelin, al ese.In so doing, there is much tension to the whole
placed my left foot on the shovel, both hands on top. We talk body physiologically. The body muscles are tense, the heart cilzn whamoeostvattuendmrpou-
for about what may seemed ten minutes. She then told me the beats faster. Such conditions for a prolonged period are viyPscoostSazoniedwrkielasad-
traction from life and a wonderful one at that.
real reason for coming out. She saw me compulsively labouring destructive to both the mind and the body. Doctors and
There is a positive aspect to distractibility. It breaks
and knew the consequence of compulsion. She wanted to dis- nutritionists have continually and wisely advised that in
the compulsion, allowing us to relax, enjoy the sunshine
tract me to get a few minutes rest. She then said, "'You can eating we need to take morsels of food, stop, take a deep
now go back". breathe, put down the knife and a fork, look around. One adntr.Tebd n h idejyte"ra"
Sunday Chronicle September 16, 2007
ii : ~
.I 1' i
* R :Oves and a rM.1 -, In.-,lr'l .y ana 3.r~ go ng ll
- rlio~de relief tor Cuslynora S rel:e recesent~al..e
- 3c clnates and jdc~~ulr; aFppoinments
* Dre t and Interact w~ith all roomln cuj10mers ard vasto's ~
* Raceme and dastroteall I-emeng ma~l
* Enures prompt deilvely ,f c.Cmpan~y b ul Iliv 0l.1.5
-5 C)C Subracts includrng Enlrolsh IGraces 1 oIr 'n
SAP, ano lot olner Secrearia~l ?uai~l aict,-o
* A~I leas 1 year expe~npnce
Expensene art Burness Comlur*.;j, ;.. ..n 7enjprIan r imte*g wnr-Tln
Interested persons should submit applications to the
On or before Friday September 14th, 2007
Vice Presidea~l- Insuraace Operalians
in ass.1;1 re Eveii lle Tesrra, In .:n rlnJar~ nandm.r.el~ra rg
- To ac s "1.120. Il*Pr1.ii, ng.ilr Ma-l LI C'dre~ Cl 9teasy [rr es assrnmeijie ;ue
* Haridllro) ..:10c~; / Ter plaurrjt 1 la Imro!3r,hl:ntia 0'iledures 10 CWunteRaCL
*Antiop~ilntqg I; intE 1~:;llen ance, CIar a L:ar .;n: rdtionses
* Negot-a~r, trlrg .ir-:rrai e.C e u :::iaat
- Mdentoney asl mar;agem~e-ui jro rrlt
.ut' sterer rl rI 3>.e1 a..4:i 'e prIr.'1 lpeS
* A' MBA cr F-r,, D~r-cre from a recognized Universiy
* FLMI would be av 'sasm
* 10 \%ar at a maragerial leveh ar s imillr position
Interested persons should submit applications to the
On or before September 14th, 2007.
Page 9 & 16 p65
I II I ~1;11
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
Privatisation Unit (PU)/ NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL INVESTMENTS
LIMITED (NICIL) I AROAIMIA MINING COMPANY (AMC)
Invites proposals from interested firms to lease and operate the former AMC/Everton facilities (formerly
Bermine) or any portion thereof.
The Everton Facility is located on the eastern bank of the Berbice River. It is accessible by an all weather road
and is about 8 km (5 miles) from New Amsterdam. The land area of the Fac lity is 23 hectares (57 acres). The
Facility is relatively spacious, flat, well drained and is not affected by floods. Its internal and external functional
d rainage networks have been quite effective over the years.
The facility allows for:
1) Wharf Facilities for ocean going and smaller vessels (berthing 1enl 1- of 800 feet);
2) Equipment for loading and off loading sh ill t1orgle
a. Derrick bucket capacity of 2.2 Metric Ton nes (MT) and a cycle swing of 315 seconds;
b. Grab Crane--bucket capacity of 12 MT and a cycle time of 55 seconds;
3) Warehousing facilities; covered, dried product storage capacity of up to 45,000 MT of material and
4) Workshops with machining equipment;
5) Drying facilities with interconnecting conveyor system to and from dryers and storage buildings;
6) Calcination facilities (not currently functional but last used in 1998 to calcine bauxite material;
7) Generators to supply power of up to 1.2 MW and a well with related water treatment facilities of up to
300 gal/minute of treated water;
8) Two flat concrete office buildings.
PROCEDRE FOR SUBMIISSION OF PROPOSAL
Interested persons must register with NICIL and pay a Registration fee of G$5,000.00 (five thousand dollars).
Upon Registration the following will be provided:-
1 ) A Letter of Authority to visit the premises.
2) An Information M~emorandum containing details of the facility
3) ARequestfor Proposals (RFP Document)
4) Copy ofAdvertisement
Proposals must be submitted to N ICIL not later than September 21, 2007 at 14:00 hours.
For additional information please contact:
The Executive Director
126 Barrack Street
By Michelle Roberts
BBC News health reporter
Weight is a national obsession~. On the one hand we are in
the grip of an obesity epidemic Pad experts are warning us
against getting fat.
On the flip side we are sue'ing a backlash against the super
So how can you tell if you are healthy?
that s sdshar tng fa can be helbhan swdth metaM U i:
But others starve themsel ts to reach a goal weight when
instead they would be far b t~ter off carrying a few excess
Weight ispnot a reliable indicator.
calcoitorsouse aneasrm Int cat bodydmao index or BMin a
size against weight.
As a rule of thumb, a BM~lietween 18 and 25 is healthy.
But someone who is very fit and muscle could have a BMI
greater than 25 which would suggest, incorrectly, that they were
Conversely, someone who has a petite frame might fall below
18 but still be healthy.
And BMI is a useless indicator in people under 16. Instead,
weight for height ratio should ~be used to factor in the young
person's age and potential for growth.
Alarm bells would ring, for example, if a child was gaining weight
too quickly for their age or if they were not gaining enough weight
Body shape can also help Miake the picture a bit clearer.D~
tors are mecreasingly looking at waist measurements too because t.
know that "apple-shapc" people who carry excei's weight around d
their middle can be at risk of obesity-related condiitions such as
TIhen there's what lies beneath the skin all of the vital
Please turn to page XIX
-~-PL L I I lersI -
Gl~s~i~d;;f fda Wr''i~"S iji1FS~ Sii~ d ai0f
court for three months to try
and sort out the issue.
Additional Solicitor Gen-
eral Gopal Subramantam, ap-
pearing on behalf of the gov-
ernment, said they would set
matter for three months saying
they would take up the case
again in January.
In the meantime. the count
has said that dredging w~ork; for
the canal could continue. but
across India to protest against
the Se~thusamudram Shipping
Commuters in the capi-
tal. Delhi, were stuck in traf-
fic jams for hours as Vishwa
Hindu Parishad (World
Hindu Council) and Bajrang
ibli hiuiockd roads at various
Road blocks were also held
in Bhopal. the capital of the
central state of Madhya
Train services were dis-
rupted in many places across
The canal project pro-
poses to link the Palk Strait
with the Gulf of Mannar be-
tween India and Sri Lanka by
dredging a canal through the
T~his is espected~ to pro\ idec
,a continuous navigabl~c sea~ route
a\roundi thec Indlian pe~ninsula..
OnIce comlpletfe, the canal
w\ill reduce thle travel timle fo~r
ships by hundreds of miles
andi is expected to boost the
economic and industrial de-
velopment pf the region.
(BBC News) ) The Indian
government has withdrawn a
controversial report submit-
ted in court earlier this week
which questioned the exist-
ence of the Hindu god Ram.
The report was withdrawn
after huge protests by opposi-
The report"` wa~s presentedl to
the Suipreme' Coulrt onl Wedtnes-
dlay in connection withl~ acaSe
aIgainst a proposed'c~ shipping ca-
nal projectL. betweenC' Indtial and
Hindu hardliners say the
project will destroy what they
say is a bridge built by Ramn and
his army of monkeys.
Scientists and archaeologists
say the Ram Setu (Lord Ram's
bridge) or Adam's Bridge as it
is sometimes called is a natu-
ral formation of sand and
In their r-eport submitted to
the court. the government and
the Ar-chaeological Survey of In-
dlia qluestioned the belief. saying
it w\as solely based on the
Hindlu mythological epic
They said there was no
scientific evidence to prove
that thle events described in
Ramayana ever tooki place or
that the characters depicted
in the epic were real.
Hindu activists say the
bridge was built by Lord Ramn's
monkey army to travel to Sri
Lanka and has religious signifi-
In the last two days, the
opposition Bharatiya Janata
Party (BJP) has launched a
scathing attack\ on the govern-
mntcn for qluestioning the '`faith
of the million".
W'orrIie~d abou the adverse
reaction from the majority
H-indu popu'la~tion of th~e cou~n-
try, the Congre~ss Palrty-ledl go-
e~rnment has now dlone ;l U-tu-n
and with-drawn the sutatme~nt
Sulbmlittd in court.
The government asked the
I~iaralaraa~rraaraararr .-~ ---:.-'e _- ame w
HINDU activists say the canal project will damage Lord
up a mechanism to hear con-
cerns expressed by those op-
posed to the canal project.
T~he court adjourned the
Ram's Bridge should not be
On Wednesday, Hindu hardc-
line organizations blocked roands
9/14/2007. 4 07 PM
R &por Ou
Hird god M m
n tter national
INVITATION TO BIDS
Support to the competitiveness of the Rice Sector in the Caribbean
Publication reference: Project 9 ACP RPR 006 REG176411000
The .Guyana Rice Development Board is charged by the CARIFORUM,. the
contracting authority, with the responsibility to conduct Research and Extension
activities in Guyana with the financial assistance from the EUl-funded programme 9
ACP RPR 006 "Supportto the Competitiveness of the Rice Sector in the Caribbean."
The Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) has been contracted to executed the
Sactivities'under the Research and Extension cornponentin Guyana.
SAs such, the GRDB thru Guyana Research and Extension Management Unit wishes
to invite sealed bids from individuals or firms to provide the following supply of goods
mentioned below for Spri ng Crop (First Crop) 2008:
1) Urea Fertilizer- 50kg Content
2). Triple Super Phosphate (T.S.P) -: 50 kg
3) Supply of Agrochemicals
Bidding Documents can be purchased by interested bidders upon payment of a non-
refundable fee of' Five Thousand Dollars ($5 000) for each lot at the Guyana Rice
Development Board at 117 Cowan Street, Kingston, Georgetown.
Bids must be addressed to The Programme Manager, Guyana Research and
Extension Management Unit and marked on the top right hand corner of the envelope
"the name of the programme, lot number and the description of the bid." The bid must
be deposited i n the tender box of the Guyana Rice Development Board at 11 7 Cowan
Street, Kingston, Georgetown not later than November 9, 2007.
For further information, please contact the Programme Manager at the Guyana
Research and Extension Management Unit at 117 Cowan Street, Kingston,
Georgetown or at telep hone n umber 225-2487.
Guyana Rice Development Board
Expresion ~of Interest for short Term ~consulta!ne_ 4~services
The Guyana Rice Development Board is charged by the CARl FORUM, the
contracting authority, with the responsibility to conduct Research and Extension
activities in Guyana with the financial assistance' from the EU-funded programme 9
ACP RPR 006 REG/ 764Q1/000 "Support to the Competitiveness of the Rice Sector in
The Guyana Rice Developmrent Board (-GRDB) has been contracted to execute the
activities under the Research and Extension c~omporientin Guyana.
As such, the GRDB thru Guyana Researchi and Extension Management Unit
(GREMU) wishes to invite qualified Individural or' Firms to express interest to
undertake the following tasks.
Prepare Terms of References (TORs),- Contract Documents and Evaluation Criteria
for short term consultancies in the following areas:
1. Seed companies, ~cooperatives and/or organisatiolis established that will
purchase, register, bag and label seed for sale.
2. Good Agricultural Prictices and Good Mranufacturing' Practices designed
and validated for the seed produ1ctioh7 system. ~
3. Value added and/or: innovative products validated for possible
commercialization `from the biomass of the rice plant andlor the grain
under conditions that preserves the environment in its: pristine state.
Further information, can be obtained from GREMU Office at 117 Cowan Street,
Kingston, Georgetown. Telephone number 225-2487 or email us at
ordb~daol.net.qy or gramu...~email@example.com
Expression of Interest should be addressed to Mr. Ricky Roopchand, Programme
Manager, Guyana Research and Extension Management Unit, 117 Cowan Street,
Kingston, Georgetown. O
Mr. Jagnarine Singh, General Manager, Guyana Rice Development Board, 117
Cowan Street, Kingston, Georgetown
The closing date for Expression of Interest September 21, 2007.
Sunday Chronicle September 16, 2007
O~n Saturday, September 15, 2007, the
environmentally associated groups and
Members of the public, would have participated
in the A annual Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal
'The Internatrional Co;astal Clean-uip was initiated and managed
by the Ocean Conservauncy. The event startedI in 19)86 and since
then. more thaun 6 million volunteers have removed over 100 mil-
lion pounds of marine litter from a total of 170,000 miles of' beaches
and inland waterways.
HOW IT ALL STARTED
In 1986. on the shores of South Padre Island. Texas, a staff
member of the Occan Conservancy was disgusted by the
amount of garbage that existed there. She took responsible ac-
tion and organized a beach clean-up. In a matter of three hours,
r >)a l sons haidi picked ilp 43; totis of trsh fronlo 12Inl
beaches and water ways; hence. the international Coastal
The aims of the International Coastal Clean-up include:
*' to remove debris from sitorelines. waterways. and benches of
the world's lakes. r~iver's, and oceans:
*! to collect and~ catalog valuable information on the amount and
source of debris;
*' to educate the pulbbc on the iSSuerS of marine pollution; and
*' to use the information collected f'rom the Clean-up to eff~ct
policy changes and other mneasures needled to recduce marine pollu-
tion and enhance marine conser-vation.
Each year, Guyana ~joins the rest of the world in the Interna-
tional Coastal Clean-uip. Guybernet, the local organizing commit-
tee. rallies organizations, schools, clubs and other interested grouIps
to join in the event. Agencies such as the EPA extends participa-
tion by inviting other groups in its network.
Using a data sheet, participants record the different types of
debris found. The recorded data is then analysed and the results
chstribut d lcally tothe Fnding Agencies and other key stak -
and other interested organizations.
DID YOU KiNOW?':
';Plyw'ood that e~ntelcJre he ocea~n in 1986 dec~omposed in 1989.
*' A cigaretteIC butt that e~ntre~~d the ocean in 1986 decomposed
*! A Styrofoam cup that e~ntered the ocean in 1986 decomlposed
*! A tin can that entered the ocean in 19)86 will deccomlpo se in~
A glass bottle that entered the ocean in 1986 will dec~om-
pose in the year 1001986.
Please think twice before you litter in or near the ocean!
You can also share your ideas and questions
by sending your letters to: "Our
Environment", c/o EIT Division.
Environmental Protection Agency, 256 Earl's
Avenue, Subryanville. Or email us at
eit.epaguyana @yahoo.com with questions and
Page 7 & 18.p65
MINlISTRY OF HOMIE AFFAIRS
The following persons are asked to call at the Headquarters of thle Ministry of Home Affa 'is, Lot 6
Brickdam, Georgetown during the period 08:00 hours,- 12:00 hourS and 13:00 hours 16:09e hours,
Monday to Friday in relation~to their applications for Guyanese citizentis'ip:
#1 Name A `ddlress
1 Ye Jinglai aku Yhap Kong Toai Lot 51-52 H~erstellingS Public~ Road. East Bank; Dvcmerat
2 Shcn Erongll alka Sihin K
3 Yang Tringfenlg aka Young Tingfung' 9-10) Stewariville HolusingF Schecmc. West Coast Decms.Yara
4 R~ong Jie Jing LoI~t 4 7 G;rove P'ublic Rioad. E5ast BJank Dcm erara
5 ) e Sou M~ ing uk a X ie Shaiom ing LoI~t I P'ublic Roand, Shcct AnIIch or V:illage, C anje R erbice
6 Su Htang Jian Zhu. ak~a Sue Wonig Khan Che P'ublic Road. Rosebiall Town.. Corentyne. Berbice
7 Feng Yuyin aka Fmig Yuk Ngjan Lot 315 Middle Street. Gcorgetown
81 Ma I~aife~ng L~ot 39 Public Road, Friendship. Easi Bank Demerrar
9 Yang Purheng~ Loc 49) Prince~ss and Russell Streets. Gecorgetow~n
10 Yang Shao Fei aka Young Siu Fei L.ot 26 North Road,. Hourdua
II jLin Yeeng Timehri Public Road, East Bank Demecrrar
12 Tan jinchang aka Tamn Kami Sung: Lot 125 Montrose, East (coast De~merrar
13 C 'an Zhnoon, I. ot 6, Public Road. Grove. Ealst Bank emerncaraa
14 Yang Jianging: aka Yroung! Jinl Hing L~ot 26 N orth Road. Bourdfa. Gecorget~own *
15 L~in Binggang L [ot 48 P'ublic Rioad,: Herstelling E~ast Baink Decmerara
16 D)ai Xinglian L..ot 49 Prinlcess and Russell Street. Gjeorgeotown
17 I-luang Candong aka Wong Chan Tung~ Lot 57 Grlove Public Rioadl: East B:ank De)me~rara
18 Su QSiubuo akia Sue Q)ui liao L.ot 741 S heri f Street. C.amnpbellvivle
19 Zhou Y onghong akan Chow W angf H'11ung L ot 375 B la irm ot No. 2 Settle m en1. W est B an k, Berbic~e
20 Ya ngy .ian H1u i aka Yiang F~ee Shanl Lot 74 SheoriffStr~eet C~ampbelville
2 1 Ru Fuhua Lot 12 Amell rican and L ongden S treets. Ge org ltotyn
22 Su Bulin Lot I80 Chanrlotte Street. Georgetownl
23 H uang D~ilin L.ot 3341 No. 2 'Village. East C'anje. Berbice
24 Zhou Fube aka Chow Foo Hol, Lot 14 Prince W illiam Street1. Plaisance
25 Yang Qingrong L.ot 49 Russell-and Princess Streets. Gecorgetown
26 H uang Yao H~ua~l; aka Hng Yao0 Wah L.ol u9 Giarnett Street. Newtown. Kitty
27 Ya ng R a yun a ka~ Younlg SuLi W al I Lot 2 2 Durban~u and HIa r~dina1 S treets. W ortmnan villeI
The persons listed above are asked to bring a long some form of identification.
Ministry of Home Affairs
From page XVII
organs do the jobs essential to keep us alive.
These rely on the right nutrition and exercise.
Guidelines say we should eat five portions of fruit and veg a
day and get 30 minutes of moderate exercise at least five times a
week for good health.
And there are a host of signs and measures that can indicate if
we are doing enough.
Lisa Miles, nutrition scientist at the British Nutrition Founda-
tion, said it was sometimes possible to tell if someone was mal-.
nourished just by looking at them, even if they were a 'normal'
size and weight.
"For example loss in skin colour, dull and dry hair, red-
ness or swelling of mouth or lips, problems with gums or eyes,
dryness of skin and brittle/ridged nails can indicate malnour-
But lab tests are needed to get a full picture of a person's nu-
tritional status, she said.
When it comes to physique, fitness levels vary from person to
person and depend on many factors, including age and sex.
But there are crude ways to tell if a person has a good general
level of fitness, says John Brewer, director of the Lucozade Sports
"Being able to walk a mile in 15 minutes is an indicator of a
reasonable level of fitness.
"You should be able to carry a couple of shopping bags fr-om the
supermarket to the car, climb the stairs in your housewithout getting puffed
and cope with occasional, small bursts of unexpected activity."
Doctors can also look at a person's vital signs, such as
pulse and blood pressure, and carry out fitness tests looking
at things like lung function and capacity.
But Mr Brewer cautioned: "Looking at a one-off snap shot can
be difficult. You need to look at changes over time and know what
is typical for that patient.
"A general healthy~ lifestyle is absolutely crucial. If you do ex-
ercise, being overweight is far less of a problem. I would much rather
someone be overweight yet exercise than someone be underweight
and do no exercise at all."
Then there is healthy and unhealthy behaviour to consider.
Susan Ringwood, chief executive of UK eating disorders char-
ity "beat", said: "You can't always tell by a person's size, weight
and shape if the are unhealthy.
"You can be seriously affected by an eating disorder and still
"LMost people diet at some point. Diets do not cause eating
disorders. But all eating disorders start with a diet."
She said there were warning signs to look out for.
"Someone who is really obsessed with food and has rituals
around it. It might be restricting types of food."
She said there were screening questions to help spot when an
innocent diet might have escalated into an eating disorder: Are you
worried about your food? Have you ever made yourself sick be-
cause you were concerned about being too full?
And there are physical signs.
"A girl's periods might stop. She might have downy hair on
her face and body in response to a low core temperature when the
body isn't getting enough energy in."
There are medical tests that can aid diagnosis.
"There may be signs of heart failure or heart rhythm problems
due to the poor nourishment," Ms Ringwood said.
ally n e added: "It's a psychological assessment that is re-
Sunday Chronicld e Etember 1'6, 2007
To collmmem~or~ate her' deathII.
bookandc maacr(\nehc itibute..
;a new\\ "Prlincecss Gr~c~e Corl; l
In keeping wvith her status
as a fashion icon. upscale
store Saks will hold w~indow
displays on New York's
Fifth Avenue inspired by
typical Kelly style sleek
hairstyles. full sk~irt dresses.
khaki slacks, silk scutrves.
pearls. white gloves.
"No one could wear a pair
of khakis like G~Crae could,"
said Bob Sullivan, editorial
director of Life books which
hlas produced a magazine to
mark the 25th anniversary of
the princess' death with some
I)\ Beclinda Gldsmith
NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) -
Just weeks after Britain
honored its beloved Princess
Diana, Americans are
remembering their own
princess Grace Kelly, a
Hollywood star who married
a prince and whose classical
beauty and style still
influences U.S. women.
Friday marked the 25th year
since the death of Princess
Grace of Monaco, who suffered
a stroke aged 52 and crashed her
car on a twisting road in the
tiny European municipality
where she lived with her
husband Prince Rainier and
reclate to, the pr-ide the Ination
he~ld for the fair-y-tale prince~ss
from Philadelphia but they will
recognize herl fashion influence.
with the so-called "Grace Kelly
Look" emphasizing simple lines
and soft, pastel colors.
French haute couture
fashion house Hermes named
a handbag in her honor -
the "Kelly Bag" after she
was seen carrying the
rectangular, crocodile bag
which is still highly coveted
despite its price tag that can
"She took the typical
college girl look and made it
glamorous and it still works'
Nothing flashing or
unde rstatled." said H.
Kristina Haugland. associate
Philadelphia Museumi of Art
who wrote a book called
"Grace Kelly. Icon of Style
to Royal Bride."
Grace Ke~lly was born into
a wealthy family in
Philadelphia and decided to
pursue a career in the theater
which led her to Hollywood
and roles in such movies as
"Rear Window. "To Catch A
Thief," and "The Country Girl"
for which she won an Oscar.
it was while she was
heading a U.S. delegation at the
Cannes Film Festival in 1955
that she met her husband-to-be,
American princess still
fashion icon 25 years on
Using protected seedling production
houses to combat climate change S
Co-operative Republic of Guyana
Regional Democratic Counc-il, Region 5, Mahaicai/Berbice
1.0f Construction o~f',ecort nda~ry Schtool at No.8 Hllage~- Phase 1
2 .0 Contsltructiont of Piuniint Bridge at No. 2 Se~tltleent Blairimontt
1. The Regional Democratic C~ouncil, Region 5, invites sealed bids fr-om eligible and
qualified bidders for 1.0 Construction of Secondary School at No.8 Village Phase
L andl 2.0Construction of Purnin Bridgie at No.2 Settlement Blairmont. The
de~livrly/cons~tructionl period is two(2) Months for each project.
2. Biddiing w:l~l be condtucte~d through the Nationatl Competitive Biddfing (NriCB)
procedlures2. specitled in the Pr~curemernt Act 2003 and is open to all bidders, subject
to provisions of Section Illi IEligcible Countries) of this document.
3. Interested eligible biddercls mlay obtain fitrthe'r information from the OSffice of' the
Regional Excutiv: O~fficerI.fu Fort Wllington, Wtes: C'oast Berbice, Te~le # 232-
0292 andt fx# 232-0j293 to inspect the Bidding D~oc~uments between 8:00am to
4:30pm Moni thrul' Thur and 8:00am to 3:30pm en Fridays
4. Qulalif ~cations requ~iremecnts included:
.1 CoConst action Se~tcemdaryPJ Schtoelat No.8 Vilag5e -- PlIS as un-vro
$15.00.000(.O~ mu!! havec compnletedfi minriir!mu o~f` hree (31) Rein~fo~l~red C:~mrcie'1
But~ti~inps. Stlcructw s Prq/c~ec~ts o~f similarr scop~le ofj worlrs within h, rlas i~t twro :.ears-.
4.2 Construlction of Purain Br-idgev at No.2 Settlementt Blairmtontt
4.2.1 C'ol:rntra~~~c~trs sou haver: (7).'rilc Av ra nnlual c~onstru~ctiont turnr over of'
5. ll bids mus-t be accominpanied by vialid NISandlt GRA (IRiD) Complianrce Cert,ifc.ircates.
6,. A completed set of Biddingr D~ocuments for- 1 .0 Construc~tion of Scondary School at
No.8 V'illage` Phase 1. and/or 2.0 Construct~ion of Purnin Bridge at No.2
Settlllement Blairmolnt mxay be pu~rchlased by intestedi~tc bidders on the submission of'
a w~ri~ttn Ap~plicationl to thet aJddess below) and I)I upon pment of~anon-reflidable ftee
of (GS) 5;000( `]Th method of payment will be cash.Th~e Biddingr Documents should
be' depIOSi(Ced inl the (tleder boX at the following address~: Chairman, National Boalrd
of Procur~em ent and Tender Administr~ation. Ministry of Finance, M~ain and
Uqrquhar~t streets, Geporgetownt. The name~ of the project should be stated at the upper
left landl corner o-f ther en~velope alongp with thec state~mentl "Do not open before
9:00am on September18''"20017.
7. Bids~ muIst he delive~red to thle address above on1 or before 9:00am, September 18"',
2007. Electroniic b~idd~ing `-shall not" he permitted. Late hids will be rejected. Bids
wvill be opened phyqsic~all lly inhe presence of the bidde-rs' representat~ives whol( choose
to a~ttend inl pr~cson from 9:00(am, Sep~trtmber- I 8;; 200i7.
S. All1 bids~ "shl~l" be acc~ompa7niedt by- a "Bidi Securicy'^ of (GiS) 1 0.00000O. One c
Hu~ndred~t andl F-ifty thou~tsandl dollars-.
9i. Tlhe Regional D~emocratric C"ounlciL Retgion 5 re~seres the right to reject any: or all
Tendcr s wVithou~Lt assignling~ any1 rea'son/s.:
Repiolnal Executive~ 01Ticer
The Guyana Rievenue Authority hlereby notifies importers tChat in order
fo~ir the following list of educational supplies to be charged zero percent
VAT'I at imports, application will havce to be ma-de to~ the Remnission Untit o~f
thle Gruyana R'evenue Authori ty.
The items are:
1. Chalkboard eraser
2. Lunch Ki ts
3. File paper -loose le f,.rulel, th~ree-holed filler pa per
4. Only Scientific Calculators
5. Student's paints in tablets, tubes, jars, bottles, sets or in
Sintilar foTrns or packages.
6. Graph books an~d Graphpaper
7. Handl-held pencil sharpeners
8. Acadlemic journals,
9. Academic periodicals
10. Other educational, academic, or- instructional p-rinted
matter, used for educational, literary and technical
The zero VAT rate autoomatically applies to th-e other educational
supplies published in the VAT Policy #3.
y adnuS Chronicle Se 7
CONSTRUCTION of several
protected seedling production
houses in major vegetable
production communities will
be evident as the National Ag-
ricultural Research Institute
(NARI) moves to introduce
this low cost improved tech-
nology to farmers as concerns
Ioom over the impact of cli-
mate change on food security
This move comes on heel as
the Government of Guyana
through the implementation of
the Jagdeo Initiative which seeks
to expand Guyana's lucrative
agricultural system by providing
farmers with access to im-
proved technologies and ser-
vices in an era of unpredictable
"One of our mains policies
at NARI is to ensure that farm-
ers are exposed to improved
technologies that are adaptable
to increase their levels of com-
petitiveness in order to maintain
food security locally and sup-
ply the export market.
However, in light of the
massive changes occurring golo-
bally as a result of climate
change, there is need for the ad-
aptation of improved technolo-
gies by the farming communities
in order for them to remain comn-
petitive," says NARI's Direc-
tor, Dr. O. Homenauth.
In Guyana, many veg-
etable farmers are accus-
tomed to the traditional tech-
nique of sowing their veg-
etable seedlings directly on
flat seedbed under temporary
shade conditions but as the
weather patterns become
more unpredictable, the use
of traditional techniques will
not be effective for competi-
tive farming since the in-
crease in rainfall and dry
spells will affect vegetable
According to Dr.
Homenauth, one of the many
challenges farmers are faced with
after the seasonal change espe-
cially the rainy one, is the pro-
duction of seedlings in a timely
manner to commence cultivation
in the field. To address this
problem, he is advocating that
farmers incorporate more im-
proved technology along with
their traditional knowledge to
increase their production.
Protected seedling houses
are economically designed using
plastic film as roofing material
to reduce the high levels of sun-
hight and rainfall that affect seed-
The use of disease free
netting as screens prevents
major pest and disease infes-
tation such as: Aphids,
Spp., Fusarium Spp~and
Rhizoctonia Spp which affect
According to Qsvaldo
Ferrando Gonzales, Cuban Ag-
ricultural Engineer attached to
NARI with responsibilities for
the project, one of major advan-
tages of the protected seedling
production houses is that it al-
lows for the continuous produc-
tion of excellent quality seed-
lings throughout the year under
a controlled environment.
He says "this type of seed-
ling production using a pro-
tected system will allow for the
control of excessive moisture
which reduces the possibility of
the disease 'damping off'. It
also avoids washing off of fer-
tilizers and chenucals applied to
the seedlings by rain which is
very significant when using the
traditional seedling production
At the NARI Mon Repos
facility the construction of a low
cost protected seedling produc-
tion house measuring 30' X 15'
with the capacity to accommo-
date 104 trays with each tray
allowing 128 cells has been
completed and is operational.
This system according to Mr.
Gonzales will produce approxi-
mately 12000 seedlings at each
sowing allowing nine to ten
sowing phases per annum.
While the prospect seems
lucrative for farmers, some en-
vironmentalists and eco friendly
individuals might qisery the use
of plastic films as roof materi-
als but this concern was quickly
dismissed by Mr. Gonzales
who stated that the materials to
be used are UV treated and
would depending on the quality
would be quite durable to with-
stand the harshness of the rain
and solar radiation.
A simple but meticulous
process, the success of seed-
ling production using a pro.
tected system will require
high levels of sanitary condi-
tions to prevent contamina
tion within the house.
Initially the seeds are pre-
germinated by using dampened
sheets after which they are
placed in already prepared seed-
lings trays that were properly
sterilized. This system allows
only for the healthiest seedlings
to be introduced into house. To
reduce contamination, the
farmer is advised to construct a
foot bath at the entrance of the
structure, use pest free material,
spray growing areas (e.g.
benches, walkway) with suit-
able disinfectant (e.g. chlorine
solution.), use only uncontamni-
nated tools and material.
All equipment used in the
compost mixing and filling pro-
cedures should be regularly dis-
infected. All equipment and op-
eratives should pass through a
disinfectant foot or tire bath.
preferably on entering the site.
During the seedling growth
phase, germination is not uni-
form due to poor environmen-
tal management, poor quality
seed etc, there will be "gaps" inl
the trays, which results in inef-
ficient use of the trays, compost
and irrigation supplies. As soon
as the "gaps" become obvious.
plants at similar stage of devel-
opment should be transferred
from other trays to fill all the
"gaps" ensuring that each cell
contains a plant. This will aid
the production of a more uni-
form plant growth habit in the
tray as a whole.
The frequency of watering
is dependent on weather condi-
tions and the stage of the crop.
Watering should be applied to
cell capacity with minimum
drainage, or nutrients will be
leached from the substrate. Ex-
cessive watering leads to succu-
lent plants with restricted root
Most plants produced
under a carefully controlled
environmental regime need
to be adjusted to the harsh
Please see page XXI
Page 5 & 20.p65
ARIES -- .rust because you~r do~n'l star~ alI orf comeo~ne's \alues doesn't men;u
you and this new per-son in your life ar~e completely incompatible. So if you've I
thinking about getting closer to theml. don't let their surprising positions on can-
versial mnatters stop you. Once you dig deeper into what they're saying -- and rea.
listen to why they feecl the way they feel. you'll begin to see that being a complic.
person means that somnetimes you say things people don't agree with,
~~g TAURUS -- YouI're feeling good -- and eager to push yourself a little bit harld<.
.- but be care~ful.Yl. You amitionl could start outpacing your capabilities. and if. you I
:,.!Fp,:, yourself' too hard, you may get a nasty surpr-ise. Hold back on big gestures or I
..moves today, especially when it comes to your finances. Watch your spending.
challenge yourself to tighten your budget. Time spent reducing your material de-
will prove to be very pr-ofitable in the end.
GEMINI -- Today you won't be content to just live life on the surface -- you :
need to understand the world around you in a deeper way than ever before. Sear
fo~r the r~easons that people do things the way that they do them,. and you will con:
prehendd mlore about your own life. Possible motivations are money. idle chatter. a
manntic wishes, and boredom -- which mnotivates you the most? Make sure y<
doing what you're doing right now fo~r the night reasons.
I I ---.----p--
Sunday Chronicle September 16, 2007
Using protected seedling..
From page XX
realities before transferring to the field. To minimize this problem the plants are "hardened
off' prior to field transplanting.
Growth rates are reduced during the hardening process while photosynthetic a~ctivity continues at
the ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ I .same orsmlrrts h nryohris use inr grlr~r owth ;1f the needling~ ;iis thu.,ini,;bic. rs .
surplus and can be stored in the plant to aid in presumption of' growth af'terl the tranmsplanting operation
This process of hardening off should be completed in about seven to ten days immediately prior-
to field establishment.
Gradually reduction of irrigation amounts and lengthening ir~rigation interval will slow down plant
growth. The plants should not be allowed to dry out to the stage wher-e willing is evident. Fertilizer
application especially nitrogen fertilizer should be reduced particularly before the initial stage of hard-
To ensure farmers are provided with the necessary training to commence the operation of
their own protected seedling production facility, Dr. Homenauth stated that NARI will be pro-
viding a free demonstration and training on September 19, 2007 at its Mon Repos location
commencing at 10:00 hrs for interested farmers and investors.
GOVERNM;NENTI OF GUYANA
CENTR~AL. HOUSING & PLI:AN~iNING- AUTL'HORITY I
rllrTh Centri 1al Housinrg &Y Pl'1ann ing A uthor, Iit\ wij J.CSh the' GeneraC~l~ Publ ic to( nlote
1. Ba~cklog house lot applica tions ar~e cu rrlently b~ein a~;ddressed. and l
interview s for per~sons.i who appliedt prior to and during t~ he yealrs .
2002". 2003~ and 2004~ atre beingL con~ducted.cl Pe'rsonsl whor appliedc
dluring these yearrs ar~e invited to meettt with~ Ms. J'. Sookiram, :
Ministry of Housing & Wat~er 41 B~rickdam~ &r Uniited Na~tions i
Place, Gecorgetowvn. between 8:0!0 a.m to 1 1::30 a.mn andc 1:00t p.m to
4~:0 p,.m, on MIonday~s alnd Tuesday. s only.5 during thlc periocl
September llr 1; to, Octocber 16'' 200(`7. These? persons nulst. call
telephone numbert~l 223-7530 ( tbe' Sche'dule'd forl int~ervie~ws.
2. W~vhenever aIllocat;-ions arle to be madelc. thle namesc of suc~ce:ssfull
applicants wvvill be pu~blishedl inl the G~.~ruyan Chrocn-iclet r~iorl t~o
c~onfirmllat.ion cftLhe allca~t~ions-
Pe Itrsons who were aheac~ltedc lots during the p~eridc 1993~-2 006.
who h-ave not as y-et p~aid f~r thelir. house~ lots~ un1d/or const~ructed~c
housest', are' hereb:Fy put- On no(tic( th~at all. such kgts wVill be
repossessedi, since theC re(levalnt. COld~itionsl inl the( Agrceement: of
Sa~le:, (allottee to pay\ wzith-inl the~ sp~cif'ic. t~im n dc;tt to cornstr~uct
within one (1) year, of allocations~), hav\e beenll bre~alched. . -
i. Allotteecs CJNNOT se~ll house lots acqu~ire~d from t~he Aut~h~ority,
except: in instance~s where the allot~tee recque~ste~d. an~d as~ was
grantetl petmission by t~he Authorit;? fort the sale, as rcqu~ircd by:
f le re evint c~lau.- e o~f the` Agreement ofi Sale. All apr~Ioved
tr~ansac~t~ions are subj-c~t to, the paymentI~ l oI'; a penalty1.. in
acco~rdance! with the1 pohlCy' that governs. t~hizs as.pect oE th~e
5. U.nauthorize~d transa-ction-s. which nvllve)~~ hous anld/or
commertlcial lot a\cqcuirdc~ from~n (Centran l ousing~ antd P~1lanning
Authority, will not be: satnctioned~t andl will beC I(1CrepSCSesed.
6. Trhe public is reminded thait thlc C~entroal H:ousin~g & P'lanning
A2uthor~ity remains the sole Age~ncy., which is charged wzith the
r~esponsiibilit of' Itevlopinlg and allocat~ing Inland ownezd b? thle
G;over~nment o~f Guya;na. for housing purposes.
7. TIhe pubhec is AG:AIN remt~indled t~hat. per~sonls andlc thelir spo~usc`
whGI.o own prIoperlty. arec NOTI EIG,(:IBLEI for house lots fr.om
Central Hou sing~ and Pla~n ning Au~thority', andl~ anlyonle knowlin r:of
such instances ar~e requesfted to inform the Chief Execu~tive
Officer, Central Hous~ing &l Plannring A~uthorityt and/or ~the
Minister of' H~ousing ant-d Walter, with full detatils, for~ t.he~se to be
83. Cecntral H~ousing & Planning Au~thority; also adlvisesf that
sqluatting is illegal and structures built on public land ;I nil n
REEVRJI F1F A !re Bilb ipcn to demolition, wci th out n oticet.
CANCER -- When was the last time you hosted a dinner panty? The stars zsay
that it might be time for~l you to assume the host role that you perform so very we~ i
You don't need an excuse to socialize with your favorite people -- and you certai~~
don't need a culinary degree! To keep the party simple -- and therefore increase :!
chances of actually doing it -- skip the fancy stuff' and go for a more casual appro:m
The bottom line is that you need to hang out with some good people and good foc
LEO -- Somewhere along the line, you may have confused being stubborn \\ 1
being right. Today the stars are urging you to reconsider your firmly held stance
something, because you are not on the right side of the issue. When you stick to ) >uli
guns even though all evidence says that you should think things through again,
make people think that you're simple-minded, and that is definitely not the case. '- I
have the courage to reexamine your beliefs, so use it
VIRGO -- No matter what the weather might be like outside today, you may i Jl
yourself' feeling shrouded by clouds. Your moodiness or blue feelings aren't anytth
to be worried about, though. This is a normal phase of darkness that will pas? a
soon as you express~ your ideas to someone who shares your goals. This is a gl ad
day to have a long lunch with a good friend, catch up with a particularly insightful
relative, or have a heart-to-heart chat with your sweetie.
LIBRA -- Don't think twice when you're offered an invitation to join a group of.
people you don't normally socialize with. There are no hidden agendas to worry about;
the truth is simple: someone thinks youI would be a good addition to the group, and
you should be flattered! Whether you accept their hospitality or not, this is a situa-
tion you should savor. This kind of gesture of inclusion is something ~you should
appreciate. (And keep that in mind the next time you're putting a guest list together.)
SCORPIO -- Yourlability to talk to just about anyone will be challenged today,
but you will rise to the occasion br~illiantly! When you're stuck with having to deal
with an abrasive person, keep your chin up and just keep smiling. Youir sense of'
humor will help you see this per-son as an entertaining character, and it wr;ill' enable
you to bring out the best of your charming personality. Before too long, you should
have softened them up enough to learn a few nice things about them.
SAGITTARIUS -- You might be asked to move a few things around today in
order to oblige people who have more influence in the world than you do Oobligc
them with a smile and a nod, and you will be handsomely rewarded for ygqur gra-
ciousness and flexibility. Do it with a sigh and a scowl, and your bad :Initudeifc \ill br
remembered for longer than you might expect. The bottom line is that w~hen you go
the extra mile for peopic today, they will notice -- and show their gratitude::,:
CAPRICORN -- you'vee recently made some amazing headway toward ke:pairi:ng:
a major problem in your life, but you're not quite out of the woods yet, Be careful
not to light the candles on your celebratory cake too soon -- if yoO do, you will
definitely get bur-ned. Finish up the rest of whatever you've been working on, because
it's an integral part of the bigger picture. You've ict a few things slide during ~this
period of singular focus, and now you've got to attend to them.
AQUARIUS -- There will be a lot of fun activities going on around you today, so
if you're feeling bored sit any point in the day, that's your own fault!,You c n't wait
for an engraved invitation to arrive before you~join in the fun -- you have t get in-
volved on your own! This sudden shyness isn't like you, and it won't hein \i **,
the connections you've been trying to make, eithey ( ('ne. ver lesyu edt
hang out where the action is and \~-''lr o oroeig twl oe
YISCES -- Common language will sound like poetry for you today, because the
universe is sending you an extra large dose of aesthetic energy. What others' hear as
typical newscasts, televised chatter or just noisy small talk, you hear as beautiful
words and wonderful sounds. Verbal communication is captivating for you today. so
it's an exceptional day for- eavesdropping. Go out into the world, find a cozy seat
somewhere and open up your cars. You definitely won't be bored.
Central Hou~singr & Plalnn-ing Au~thorit
September- r 207
9/14/2007 4 32 PM
( T d ~:~ Il~R.-~l t Y~B~B~.~1S~,~jB~'~ili;L~"cel:i".
a) Identify the cause-and-effect relationship.
( b) Use a pattern of organization from the notes be-
c) Clarify relationships with transitions.
NOTES: Cause and effect relationships can com-
prise any of the f following:
a) One cause and onie effect;
b) One cause and several effects;
c) Several causes and one effect;
d) Individual causes and effects forming a chain of
When you write about cause-and-effect relationships,
you generally use one of two patterns of organization.
With the cause-to-effect pattern you start by explain-
ing the cause (or causes) and then proceed to the
effectss. In the effect-to-cause pattern, you can ex-
amine the effect (or effects) first and then explain what
Fire and Ice
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favour fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice.
Dust of Snow
The way a crow
Shook down on me
The dust of snow
From a hemlock tree
Has given us heart
A change of mood
And saved some part`
Of a day I'd rued.
Make verbs agree with indefinite pronoun subjects.
Some indefinite pronouns are singular and require sin-
gular verbs; others are plural and take plural verbs.
Note the use of the indefinite pronoun subject
many as used in the sentence below:
"Many of its concerns are .....scarcely noticed."
There are also indefinite pronouns whose number de-
pends on the nouns to which they refer.
Write sentences using each of the five indefinite pro-
nouns below as the subject. Make each subject agree
with a present-tense verb.
1. nohing some
2. several 6. one
3. each 7. few
4. th8. everyone
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Pay Close Attention
1. Which of the following statements did the writer
say and which did helshe not say?
a) Newspapers are produced to make profits.
b) If a country has only one newspaper it will be a
c) To make profits newspapers depend mostly on
selling space for advertising.
d) Editors have to make sure thousands of copies
of their paper are sold.
e) Slanting the news is done by most newspapers.
2. By what means do newspapers control people's
3. What is the chief purpose of an editorial?
4. Has the writer of the passage slanted his com-
ments? If so, by what means? If not, show reasons
for your answer.
Do one of the following pieces of continuous writ-
ing. Judge how vividly you tell of your own sense im-
pressions. Judge the potency of details you put in.
1. Write a report of a meeting or of a protest dem-
onstration giving only the facts, without using language
biased in any way. --
2. Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper about
some matters affecting the quality of education in our
3. Write a short story. Consider the plants, trees,
water, lighting, and other natural elements of a lush jungle
scene. TJot down some story ideas and then choose one
idea for your short story.
Talk with your study partners about all of the fol-
lowing and choose the best one for the group to write
a) Do readers' letters to the editor serve any use-
b) What resemblances or similarities, and what dif-
ferences, can you think of in what these people do: jour-
nalists, advertisers, preachers, authors, politicians, and
c) People with an axe to grind do damage the right
thinking of innocent by-standers. Discuss.
Punctuate the following putting in all capitals, punc-
tuation marks, and new paragraph(s).
one day as he was walking along the street a friend
of mine whom I shall call jack ratter met a complete
stranger the stranger was carrying a large clumsy clock
staggering along as best he could- under its enormous
weight mr ratter paused eyed the stranger questioningly
and then with a smile did you ever he asked think of
wearing a wrist watch the stranger's reply is not part
of the joke
Cause and Effect
The following poems, both by Robert Frost, contain
causes and effects. In the first poem the cause and
effect are nuni''.i cnerigth ord'idevr-
one in it. In the second the cat'g _and effect are pri-
vate, concerning only the speaker. Choose one of ty
poems, and write a paragraph explaining its meaning in
terms of cause and effect.
Let's renew our short talk about study habits. For
study to become a habit, much time must be set aside
for its indulgence. We str~ess now that such time be
used economically, where learning output becomes pro-
gressively greater each work session. There is a use-
ful approach to all of this:
a) Have a well thought out timeline for the ar-
eas of study covering present time to dates of exami-
b) Have a flexible daily time-table for seven days
of the week recognising time for travel, eating, house-
hold chores, and leisure activities among other impor-
tant aspects of daily living.
c) Plan to cover an amount of study content for
each time-tabled session.
c) Recognise that a session can have three dis-
tinct sections: start-up, study, arid cooling down.
Do enjoy today's issue. Love you.
A newspaper is usually a private business firm like
any other business. firm or company, owned by share-
holders who wish to make as large a profit as possible.
Often the most important rule which the directors of a
newspaper must follow is to make profits for the share-
holders. Thus, whatever a newspaper prints has to help
in some way to increase profits. Therefore, since sell-
ing space for advertisements provides most of their prof-
its the editor has to do whatever necessary to attract
businessmen to advertise in his paper. The business-
men, in turn, must kmnow that many people read the pa-
per. Hence the director and his staff have to see that
the paper has a wide circulation. This makes them put
into their paper what they judge to be interesting to the
thousands whom they wish to buy copies.
In a large population many papers can thrive. Each
one may be popular with a particular section of the
population. So they usually differ in what they print.
Some have their circulation among highly educated
people, while others are produced for the least educated.
In small countries, however, one often finds only two
daily newspapers, and sometimes only one. In such
places the paper is likely to aimr to please the majority
of the people, whether educated or uneducated.
Some of the features used to attract readers are lo-
cal and foreign news reports, articles by regular jour-
nalists, comic strips and cartoons, crossword puzzles,
readers' letters on current affairs, book reviews, film
reviews, play reviews, photographs, sports news, pages
for women or children only, and so on. Newspapers
for the least educated people have more photographs,
comic strips and sports news; and the topics of the ar-
ticles are usually triviaL
SOn the editorial page the editor, or someone he asks,
-writes opinions on current affairs. These opinions are
usually ones which the shareholders and advertisers like,
but not always. For example, they are not likely to
agree with a traag t'jan th~at calls a strike. But opin-
ions in the paper also have to please' *he readers. So
part of the job of the staff is to make the readers I1KG
the opinions that the shareholder and advertisers like.
How this is done? Well, the chief means is to give
the news in a slanted or biased way, putting in opinions
with some facts of the news.
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SOCRATES (469-399 B.C.) Plato, Apolog,. 380
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weekly M~ature giving recipes and
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Sunday Chronicle September 16, 2007
With dugout canoes,
supplemental food and other
support from the native Wai
Wai people, the scientists ex-
plored the river banks in the
Acarai Mountains that border
Guyana and Brazil. The area
teems with crocodiles, electric
eels, piranhas and vipers, "so
we were cautious," Marshall
-Before turning over rotted
. logs to look for beetles, his spe-
.cialty, Marshall checked first for
"A snake bite wasn't any-
thing anyone wanted because it
would have taken 11/2 days by
boat to reach the dirt air strip
where we had arrived, then a
several-hour long flight to
Georgetown. Guyana's capital."
Marshall said the scientists
probably discovered new spe-
cies of beetles. ants. frogs. ka-
tydids. butterflies and catfish,
but the specimens haven't been
described or analyzed yet.
Many of the specimens are
being examined by OSU re-
searchers. Marshall hopes
Guyana government will othi:
the collectionl to penuance:
loan or donate~ theml to the
"It's nice to know thenl
still relatively unexplored
eas like this in the world: >
Marshall said. "We hope~
go back in the future so i:
we can collect more spi
mens, wfhichl will addi
Guyana's collections :a
help build eco-tourism:
5 i~ ~AQBBt ~~
CORVALLIS The Oregon
entomologist froze when he
heard the loud crunching
sound coming quickly toward
him in the dense jungle.
Christopher Marshall knew
that a jaguar had been spotted
on the remote Guyana trail the
previous day. Deciding that run-
ning might be useless, he ner-
vously pulled out his digital
"I figured that if I was gg-
ing to get mauled, at least 1
would get a picture,"' Marshall
Heart pounding, Marshall
watched as a large, black shape
emerged from the t-hick ve~geta-
tion. As it drew a scant 15 feet
away, he saw that the creature
sported a fluffy rail. Instead of
a fierce jungle cat, it was
Myrmecophaga tridactyla, the
giant South American anteater.
"I was both relieved and
disappointed that it wasn't a
jaguar," Marshall said with a
laugh. "I took my picture of the
200-pound anteater, and it just
The anteater encounter is
one of many stories Marshall
has to tell from a six-week ex-
pedition last fall through the
pristine jungles of southern
Marshall, the curator and
manager of the Arthropod Col-
lection at Oregon State Univer-
sity, was one of about two-
dozen U.S. and Guyana re-
searchers documenting the
region's rich biological diversity.
The journey supported
by National Geographic, the
Smithsonian Institution and
- took the scientists to tropi-
cal forests of the Guyana
Shield, an area of ancient
granite rocks that have
slowly eroded over millions of
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cocoa.Add I cup and 2 tablespoons ofwater and I cip
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with whisk, 3-4 minutes with a hand mixer. or 2
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pans. bake at 3500"F for 25i-35 minutes (adjust fir-
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2 cups sugar
1/3 cup cocoa
250g butter -
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3 cups self raising: flour
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"Saawriya ha reae n xr uz n tepole' x
pectation ar sorn.Th ieto oerhle btsae
"'I'm overwhelmed I' m now growing aware of how much people
expect from 'Saawariya'. Just a one-minute-30-second trailer has
evkdTheedu ecin, ajytl ASTe mood of "Saawariya" is compared to Raj Kapoor's
"Awara", Kieslowski's "Blue", Baz Luhrman's "Moulin Rouge" and
Tim Robbins' "Batman". i
"If my work shows glimpses of these stalwarts, then I feel
somewhere I've succeeded in doing what I set out to achieve. Ney-
ertheless, the expectations scare me."
Bhansali speaks very highly of the two star kids, Ranbir and kY iF,
Sonam Kapoor, debuting in his film.
"Sonam is a vintage combination of Waheeda Rehmanji
and Rekhaji. She has that poetic quality. Ranbir brings the
best of his grandfather and his father in his personality. Au-
diences of all ages have warmed up to the two of them, al-
though they neither act nor dress like the average metro-cen- a
tric dude, and although we haven't shown their faces in the f
to hR e
Ros an s
MUMBAI: Not too many cineastes would recall Juhi
Chawla's presence in a Rakesh Roshan film. But nudge
your memory, and you'll recall her in the director's ill-
fasted "Karobaar" where she played Rishi Kapoor's wife
who's tempted to spend a night with business tycoon Anil
The remake of the Robert Redford-Demi Moore starrer "An
Indecent Proposal" was a fiasco.
'"That's because the film got delayed. By the time 'Karobaar'
came out the story was stale. Anyway, Juhi is working with us
again," Roshan told IANS.
The lovely actress last seen as a demure wife in Ganesh
Acharya s "Swami". has been cast as psychiatrist in Roshan's
comedy "Krazy 4" to be directed by Raja Sen.
"Juhi plays a psychiatrist. We needed someone mature.
While all the guys, Arshad Warsi, Rajpal Yaday, Irrfan Khan
and Suresh Menon, are funny Jubi is very serious," added
This is Juhi's second role as a shrink. in a comedy. She was
given the thankless task of curing Govinda's mind in David
Dbawan's "Deewana Mastana".
She will be also seen in Ravi Choupra's "Bhootnath".
"Oprah has a menagerie of
animals and she wants them
to be pampered for the rest of
their lives if she were to die
"She has four dogs, plus
various other pets, so she re-
wrote her will to include mil-
lions for their care.
"Oprah's a billionaire, so
monen ill 1o ok thaerl etr
The chat show star has
two Cocker Spaniels, Sophie
and Soloman, and two
Golden Retrievers. A third
Golden Retriever, Gracie,
tra ~cally choked to death in
Maj this year.
iOprah has no childreit and
has ,previously referred to her
dogs as her babies.
(The 53-year-old US chat
show host split from long-term
love Stedman G~raham, 56, in the
The pair began dating in
1986 nd announc~edrthei ren-
After their separation,
Oprah allegedly gave
Stedban a $250 million sev-
ex'ance package to ensure he
was not tempted to sell the
story of their romance.
Oprah Winfrey is leaving $30
million to her dogs in her
wlThe billionaire business-
woman has four beloved pet
pooches and has already set up
a trust fund to take care of them
should anything happen to her-
A source told Australia's
Woman's Day magazine:
to marry 'soobn'
Jay-Z says he will marry Beyonce Kdowles "one d~i soon".
At,a Las Vegas press conference to announce plandi to operi his third
40/40 Club at the Palazzo~hotel, the 37-year-old rapper -! who has been
dating the 26-year-old singer for over four years confirmed they will tie
the knot in the very near future.
14sked if they had set a date for the wedding, Jaz-2 said: "'One day:
soon let's leave it at that."
'the hip-hop mogul went on to hint he may even chogse the Palazzo
as thie wedding venue, if the hotel's President Rob Goldstein buys
Beyonc?n expensive ring.
ile joked: "I don't know if the wedding will be here.e
"It's kind of comfortable. If Rob throws in the.ring, who knows?"'
Jay also revealed he is considering setting up home in Las Vegas.
He said: "Vegas is like no other place in the world.
"I'm going to ask Rob for advice. He's pretty good with the: real es-
tate. We'll see what happens."
SThe rap star's new $20 million, 24,000 sq ft club has floors made of
24-karat gold and platinum, 85 plasma' TVs and five VIP rooms.!
It is scheduled to open in December.
S HMAY MilmliR Sptmber 16 2007 1
13. AII ORIGINAL applications from teachers wo-rking in schools not
managed by School Boards must be sent to th~e Secretary TSC
using the nrormeal can Elof communicaUlEtioln, and a copy, clearly~
marked COPY. reasEE be disjpatched, after signature by the
Headleadver dire to the Secretary. Teaching Service
Comm~issioa n~ dfrdeivery there by noon of Friday, October 12.
14. Teachers shouiid obtain a receipt from the Department of
Education or the School Board for al original applications
15. EVERY APPLICATONt FORM# MUST BE FULLY AND
ACCURATELY COMPLETED. "NIL" MU$'[ BE ENTERED
16. APPLICATIONS ON INCORRE~CTLY-WORDED FORMS MAY
CRITERIA FOR MAKING APPOIINTMENTS
TO SEMOKR POSTS INY SCHOOLS. 2008
Except for posts of Head of Department for which Untaraied
University Grathsiles may apply, only teachers who have
Sdlools and racican nstucfion Centes.
Except where spec~iiicay provided for hereinafter, teachers who
have at~aionedlrained status and Unrtrined University Graduales
promotion te a post in a level in which they are not working must
go on iranrslerheienanment and spend at least two (2) years in
that levrel before ]behag considered ~eligible for promotion to a post
in that Mve.
In calculing the years of service, the applicant should include
Wherever the Efibilty Citeria require that a certain minimum
numnberofyrearsarestbeespentin apost such number of years of
s nrie ast have been given within the five (5) years
A teacher released to attend classes at 15 will not be
con~sideredl eliqalbe tor promotion while atmtening UG.
Please note that the Vacant Posts Ested l
herein are being advertised at the requesltad,
and on the responsibility of, the Mlinistry of
The Closic Date for a COPY of eacit
Application~ to reach the Teaching Service
Commission from each Applicant is noons of
Friday, October i2, 2007.
The Closing D319 for the ORIGINAL of each
AppicationR to reach the Head of the
Department of Education (HODOE) though ~
the Headteacher of the School is noon of
The Closing Date for the ORIGINAL, of each
Application to reach Central Miinistyfromanfe
Head of thte De irtment of Educat~oR
(HODOE) is noon of Wednesdayl, October 2E4,
The Closing Date for the ORIGINA of each
Applicaition to reach the Teaching Serice i
COMmiSSIOn from COntral YiniStry iS mn0 0
Wednesday, November 07, 2007
The date from which each promotion wil 189
effective wiBt be published in each Teac~infing
Service Commission Notice a w ain
promotionFs mlade puirsuant to thriS #c
IRE~CTIOS TO BE OBSERVED BY APPLICABBIS
1.Al trained teachers and all University gradua~i~t;~tiehethr
gainedd or untrained) in the public sch~oolstht ~BI~ audi
and Non-Board)~ are eligible to aiply isiett ito ~tte
detailed riteria set out hereunder
2. Il applicants f or theSHeasi o ~es~ir~
Sch~oolsand Practical instruction Centres~arosequieth:~
i. appl on form TSC 2007/2008 6i~ the case til
applicants serving in Non-Board s ~-~ools w. tor7-r
SBS_200712008 (inthecaseofapplcan~sse~mrrrv ing
Board schools).These are the only iralk Ancii_~i Mt..
E qh 'GlG'GG"a -j
Rans(51Ps of those school in whichtheyae~~ servin~g.
iii. in not more than a total of one thousandwl l aried
(1.200)words, set out.
(b) Headsof radeD Bursery Schoo~s~withial least
2. Headsorlirade B ursely Shools
(a) SeniorAssi~stantikastersMistresses of Nursery; Schools.
(b) Trained T;each-ers wpith~ at least four (4) years of post-training
experience at least to (2) years of which must have been in a
Nursery Sdchw rinsthe Nursery Class of aPrimary School
5.~ Senior Irasterdlistrsesseof Nursenr Schools.
Trained Teames ith alleast iour(4) years of post- training exceien~ece
at least two (2) years hi~ch must have been in a Nursery School or in
the Nursery C ass da Primary School.
~PI Ii I
3.All applications for the other advertised vacant posts (i.e..
those except the headship of Grade Aand Grade B Nursery.
Primary, Secondary, and Community High Schools and
Pr-acical Instruction Centres) must be submitted on Form
Tsc 2007/200811 (in the case of applicants serving in Non-
Board schools and on Form SBS 200712008/1 (in the case of
applicants serving in Board schools. These are the only valid
Agpplcation Forms for such advertised vacancies.
4L Ao~plitions made by senior teachers for appointment to
parallel posts in schools of the same level and grade as those
in which they are working are really applications for transfer,
and are not processed by the Teaching Service Commission
attine same time that it is dealing with promotions.
5. Teachers who wish to apply for more than one (1) advertised
va~ca~t post must make separate applications and must insert
on each a plication a list, insor dof preference, of all the
out an identical order of preference on all the application
C. Teachers should apply only for those advertised vacant posts
which they intend to take up, if offered. and in which they
hinend to remain unless they are transferred to a similar poster
they are promoted to another post in a school.
I.Teachers who fail to take up the offer of an appointment within
one (1) month of the date of the letter offering them the
appointment may be debarred from promotion for up to three
(3 years. Teachers are free, however, to withdraw any
application made for a post. provided that the notification of
withdrawal reaches the Secretary. Teaching Service
Commission, 22 Brickdam and Sendail Place, Stabroek.
Georgetown, no later than the Closing Date for the ORIGINAL
of each Application to reach the Teaching Service
Commission from Central Ministry. which is noon of
Wednesday, November 07, 2007
a.copies of application documents are available from the offices
of all HODO~s, from the TSC, and from the School Boards
Secretariat (SBS), Ministry of Education, 113 W~oolford
S. Every teacher who applies for and is offered a senior post is
expected to live within easy reach of the school. This
condition is intended to facilitate placement for effective
school performance. This will allow, too, for participation as
m0ch as possible in the activities of the community
11& NO APPLICATION FORMI OTHER THAN Form TSC
2007!~2008 (in the case of applicants serving in Non-Board
schools and Form SBS 200712008 (in the case of applicants
serving in Board schools) CONTAINS THE CORRECT
INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR THE HEADSHIP OF
GRADE A AND GRADE B NURSERY, PRIMARY,
SECONDARY, AND COMMUNITY HIGHt SCHOOLS AND
PRACpTIgAL INSTRUCTION CENTRES IN THE
PROMOTIONS EXERCISE FOR 2007!2008.
11L NO APPLICATION FORM OTHER THAN Form TSC
200712008/1 (in the case of applicants serving in Non-Board
schools and Form ~~SBS 2007120~_~0 81~ (in the case of
applicants serving in Board schools) CONTAINS THE
CORRECT -t.;POl.W Tlror REQUIRED FOR THE OTHER
VACANCIES IN NURSERY: PRIMARY. SECONDARY, AND
COMMVUNITY HIGH SCHOOLS AND PRACTICAL
INSTRUCTION CENTRES IN THE PROMOTIONS
EXERCISE FOR;" i~II :
112. AliaO I1ALS publications from teachers working in schools
Secretary.TSC through the School Boards Secretariat,
Ministry of Education, 113 WJoolford Avenue, Georgetown,
using the normal channel of communication, and a copy.
clearly marked COPY, must be dispatched through the
respective School Bord to reach the Secretary. TSC by
noon of Friday, October 12, 2007.
three (3)years of
(a) Headsof GradeCip8ianderdD Nursery~cools.
(b) Senior Mtastersalstres~ises of Nursery Schools with at least three
(c) SeniorAssiaslt ant~steirslhMistresses of Nursery Schools with at
leaistiwo(2)yeasof dexperince assuchi.
MI o~~lS f Grad~D~re DNrvsery 0S cho
(b) Senioritzslersi'listressesof Nurserv~ Schools.
c) Senior Assifstat Madstershil.~stresses with at least two (2) years of
experience in a Nu~irsery School andio~r in the Nursery Class of a
a Critious of the Schojil kn7;psov7emen
Pia of that school ve~ipp tad
improvement of the ScGhool
Improvement Planof thatsobsol, w rithe
clear time-line for th~e sitategies to be
4. Heads or trade D ursery Schools
rnte~ an Ie Tesin Sried aor~c m
to amality and defend their submissionatbiii
N~.B.: The submission at (iii) (above) must be sentia-IREC~t! she
Secrta y. Teaching Service Comrmission: 22 Bridkdam and
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9/T4/2007 11:47 PM
2~~~~~ SlIA CRM September 16, 2007
1. Heads of Grade A Secondary Schools
(a) Graduate Heads of Grade B and Grade C Secondary
(b) Graduate Headsof Grade B Community High Schools.
(c) Graduate Deputy Heads of Sixth Form Secondary Schools.
(d) Graduate Deputy Heads of Grades A and B Secondary
Schools with at least tw~o (2) years of experience as such.
2. Heads of Grade B Secondary Schools
(a) Graduate Heads of Grade C Secondary Schools.
(b) Graduate Deputy Heads of Grades A and B Secondary
Schools!Community High Schools.
3. Heads of Grade C Secondary Schools
(a) Heads of Grade D Secondary Schools and Commnunity High
(b) Deputy Heads of Grade A and Grade B Secondary Schools .
and Community High Schools.
4. Headsof Gra~~de DSeondrSchools
Senior Masters/Mlistresses and Trained Heads of
Departments in Secondary and Community High Schools
all with at least three (3) years of experience or
combinations of such experience in such schools. .
5. Deputy Heads of Grade Alecondary Schools
(a) Graduate Deputy Heads of Grade 8Secondary Schools.
(b) Graduate Senior Masters/Mistresses and T.Lained Graduate
Heads of Departmebts in Secondary and/or Community High
Schools all with at least three (3) years of experience or
combinations of such experience in such schools.
6., Deputy Headsof Grade 8 SecondanrySchools
Senior Masters/Mistrysses and Irgingg Heads of Departmnents in
Secondary and Community High Schools all writh at least three (3)
years of experience or any combination of such experience in such
7. Senior Ma~te~~strersl~isresof Secondary Schqool
Trained Teachers with at least four (4) years of post-training
experience at least two (2) years of which must have bieen in a
Secondary andlor Community High School.
8. He~!ads of _SubjectDe~p~aLntsynens~itSgrir ih~
(a) Trained University Graduates with at least three (3) years of
experience (after attaining trained status) or four (4) years of
experience (after attaining University Graduate status) and, in
either case, for at least two (21 vnnrn of whirh. .immarfiness.,
preceding the application, t applcant mst hav ben
involved in teaching the subject in a Secondary School or a
Community High School (or any combination of such
experience in such schools).
(b) Untrained University Graduates with at least four (4) years of
.experience (after attaining University Graduate status) for at
least two (2) years of which, immediately preceding the
application, the applicant must have been involved in teaching
the subject in a Secondary School or a Community High
School (or any combination of such experience in such
(c) Trained Teachers with at least four (4) years of experience
(after attaining trained status) for at least two (2) years of
which, immediately preceding the application, the applicant
must have been involved in teaching the subject in a
Secondary School or a Community High School (or any
combination of such experience in such schools).
i COQMMUNITYH~IGH SCHQOLS
1. Heads of Grade A Community High Sichools
S(a) Graduate Heads of Grade B and Grade C Community High and
(b) Graduate Deputy Heads of Grade A Community High and
(c) Graduate Deputy Heads of Grade B Community High and
SSecondary Schools with at least two (2) years of experience or
Combinations of experience as such.
2. Heads of Grade B Community Hiqh School
(a) Graduate Heads of Grade C Community High and Secondary
(b) Graduate Deputy Heads of Grade A and Grade B Community
High and Secondary Schools.
3. Head~!s o~fGrade _CC _mCommunte Hgh cho
Heads of Grade DCommunity High and Secondary Schools
Deputy Heads of Grade A and Grade B Community High and
Heads of Grade D Community High Schools
Senior Mnasters!Mistressis and Trained Heads of Departments in
Community High and Secondary Schools, all with at least three (3) years
of experience or combinations of such experience in such schools.
5. Deputy Heads of Grade A Community High Schools
(a) Deputy Heads of Grade B Community High and Secondary
(b) Senior Masters/Mistresses and Trained Heads of Departments
of Community High and Secondary Schools all with at least three
(3) years of experience or combinations of such experience in
6. Deputv Heds of rade BCommunitvHigh School
; Senior Mas~ters/MUistresses and Trained Heads of Department of
Community High and Secondary Schools, all with at least three
(3) years of experience or combinations of experience ss such.
7 Senior Masters/Mistresses of Community Hih School
(a) Heads of Grade Band Grade C Primary Schools.
(b) Deputy Heads of GradeAPrimary Schools.
(c) Deputy Heads of Grade 8Primary Schools with at least two
(2) years of experience as such.
2. Heads of Grade B Primary Schools
(a) Heads of Grade Cand Grade 0 Primary Schools.
(b) Deputy Headsof GradeAand GradeB8Primary Schools.
3. Heads-ofGradeC PrimanrySchools
(a) Heads ofGrade D Primary Schools.
(b) Deputy Heads of Grade Aand Grade B Primary Schools.
(c) Heads of Grade E Primfary Schools, Senior
Masters/Mistresses of Priniary-Schools, and-lrained Heads
of Departmrentain Primary Schools, all with at icast three (3)
years of experic~re or combinations of experience as such
4 Heads ofGrad D Pdninar Schools
(a) Heads ofGrade E Primary Schools.
(b) SeniorMasters/rMisressessof PrimarySchools, and
Trained Heads of Departments in Primary Schools.
(c) Senior Assistant Masters!Mistresses of Primary
Schools with at least two (2) years of experience as
5. Heads of Grade E Prkmnar Schools
(a) Senior -Masters!Mistresses of Primary Schools. and
TrainedHeads of Departmentsin Primary Schools-
(b) Trained Teachers with at least four (4) years of post-training
experience at least two (2) years of which must have been in
aPrimary School. .
6. Deputy Heads of Grade A Primary Schools
(a) Heads ofGrade flPriniary Schools
(b) Deputy Heads of Grade 8 Primary Schools.
(c) Heads of Grade E Primaryy Schools, Senior
MasteridMistresses of Priniary -Schools; and Trained
Heads of Departments in Primary Schools, all with at least
three (3) years of experience or comblinations of experience
7. Dpouty Heads of~ G adB Pdmaru Schools
Heads of Grade E Primnary Schools. Senior Maslera Mistresses
of Primary Schools, and Trhined Heads ~of Departments in
Primary Schools :
8. Seior Ma~!~sMitrers/Mste~s ses of dmarychoo
Trained Teachers with at least four (4) years of post-training
experience at least two (2) years of which must have been in a
9. Heads of Departments (Aqricultural Science.
Home Economnids & Industdia T rcn lnu
(a) Trained University Graduates with alleast three(!3) years of
experience (after attaining trained status) or four (4) years of
experience (after attaining University Graduate status) and,
in either case, for at least two (2) years of which,
immediately preceding the application, the applicant must
hve been involved in teadliing the subject in a Primary
(b) Untrained University Graduates with at least four (4) years
of experience (after attaining University Graduate status)
for at least two (2) years of which: immediately preceding
the application, the applicant must have been involved in
teaching the subject in a Primary School.
(c) Trained Teachers with at leasf four (4) years of post-training
experience for at least two (2) years of which, immediately
preceding the application, the applicant must have been
involved in teaching the suelect in a Primary School.
::so pr menYYIL sI nVIIIIII ommun y g c oos
Trained Univ~erily Graduates with at least three (3) years of
experience (after allaining trained status) or four (4) years of
experience (afaer allaining University Graduate status) and, in
either cage, for at least two (2) years of which, immediately
preceding the application, the applicant must have been involved
in teachirig the subject in a Community High or a Secondary
School (orany combination of such experience in such schools).
Untrained University Graduates with at least four (4) years of
experience (after attaining University Graduate status) forat least
two (2) years of which, immediately preceding the application, the
applicant must have been involved in teaching the subject in a
Community High School or a Secondary School or the Top of a
Primary School (or any combination of suchi experience in such
Trained Teachers with at least four (4) years of experience (after
attaining trained status) for at least two (2) years of which,
immediately preceding the application, the applicant must have
been involved in teaching the subject in a Community High
School or a Secondary School or the Top of a Primary School (or
any combination of such experience in such schools).
Page 2 & 7.p65
Trained Teachers with at least four (4) years of post-training
experience at least two (2) years of which must have been in a
Comwmuiy High andlor Secondary School or the top ofa Primary
Hll rl---- fr D t t i ~Cr it i h Sh l
1. Heads of Grade A Primary Schools
StiARY S#IMCLE~ September 16, 2007 3
SIf you've got what it takes, then apply to be part of:
Monday, October 29, 2007 r P
At Buddy's International Hotel, Providence, EBD
individuals 15-30 years old must submit an essay of no more than 1000
words on:" The role of youths in the advancement of participatory
democracy in a plural society.
* On the top left hand comer of the essay, write your name,
telephone number and or email address.
Successful applicants will be selected for preliminary scr~e in w rch
they are required to do an oral presentation. -
Slecte Poarlinnesn ri ns will be required to attend all workf~itopmend twvo
*, Entries must reach the NYP Secretariat, on or before Monday, September 17, 2007.
Entries must be mailed to:
NYP Secretariat, P.O. Box 12368, Georgetown, Guyana
OR 122 Oronoque Street, Georgetown
OR email: firstname.lastname@example.orgFor more information
Tele: 231-7834 -
SUPPORTED BY: A PROJECT OF:
THE GLOBAL FUND MINISTRY OF HEALTH-
A highly interactive, dynamic workshop designed to bring to marketing
professionals and entrepreneurs new age marketing techniques that
contribute to business success.
Understanding the Business Environment
Determining Marketing Strategy
Setting the Marketing Budget
Developing the Marketing Plan
October 10-11, 2007
08:30 12:30 brs
g l I IEI\- GUYANA
Tel: 592 225 4620 Email: email@example.com
Limited Space Available Register by September 26, 2007!
Tlhe lwokirama International C~entre for Rain Forest Conservation and
Development, an international NGO dedicated to conservation and sustainable
development of the rain forests, and based in Georgetown, Guyana, South
America is inviting, applications for the position of:
Gecorgelown G~uyana initially. with the likelihoodc ~f' moving to Kurupuk~ari. Gu~yana later.
Salary anrd Benefits Package:
U~S$50,000, with the possibility of mnore forl an outstanding~ candidate.
This exciting and challenging position will cover a range of responsibilities appropriate to
the head of an org~anizaition, bult of first priority are the following:
Direcct the operations of the Centre an1d its vaclirous businesses inl timber harvesting,
tourisml and training
Manage a process of change so that the Centres can~ promote and efficiently deliver
.revenue-earning conservation and business services. and maintain its central activities
of scientific research, climate: change monitoringr and colm~muity relations
Implement and develop the Centre's five-year Business Plan in order to maximize
revenue and to deliver the Board's long-term strategy
Prepare plans for the implementation of the next phase of Iwokrama's active scientific
research programme: and the Centre's other operations
Support the fundr-aising activities of the Board, including by grant research and
bidding. and by special events p1lanning and im~plementattion
Support the efforts of the Boalrd to projects a strong public profile, andl improve
awareness of the Iwokrama pr~ogramnme locally. regionally and internationally.
To be considered for this opportunity, you w~ill have the following qualifications, skills
A post-graduate degre-e an~d at least 5 years experience of natural resource management
A proven rkcr I change man ge ent, and b siness deve Rm nagment rjc
management. financial management and fund-raising
Somec experience of working with nationaL, regional and international institutions
Somec experience of working in a mlulti-disciplinaryr, multi-cultural environment
Excellenlt communication skills, both oral and written, in English
A positive anld confident personality
i fyou woulld like to be considered for this position, then please send in your application, CV and
names of two re frees, to arrive no later than 30) September 2007, to the recipient below.
Th~lis can be by macil. e-mail orl fax, and should be marked 'in Confidence'. A copy of the full post
desclrition canl be uplifted from the Front Desk at the Iwokramla International Centre (address
below) or the website: www.iwokrama.ogr
Vacancies exist for the following positions at our Service Stations
at Regent Street, Sheriff Street, Kitty, Victoria and Providence.
1. SHIFT SUPERVISOR
SFive (5) subjects CXC including :E nlish Lan na e &
Mathematics or Accounts
Tw~o (2) years supervisory experience-in a Public or Private
2. PUMP ATTENDANTS
Three (3) subjects CXC including~ English Language and
Mathematics or Accounts. Preference will be given to
applicants with previous experience in a similar position.
Applicants for both positions must be prepared to work on a shift
basis inclusive of week-ends and public holidays.
Salary & Benefits: Attractive
Applications should be submitted to the Administrative Mana er
The Guyana Oil Company Limited, 166 Waterloo Street, South
Cummingsburg, Georgetown, not later than Septembher 28, 200(7.
g a .
TE L: 2 2 5- 4 4 7 5/2 2 6 - 3 2: 4 3 9
THE SHYAMA OIL COMIPHY LIMITED
D~aner Gobinl BSc: MBA
Director Finance and O~perations
Iwokrama International Centre
77 H~igh Stre~et, Kingston
P.O. Box 10630
Fax (003)59)2-225- 9199
Emal~ilI: dgiobinia: iwokram 3.org
Only~ those applicants
,1ho are short-isted
will be contacted.
9/14/2007. 11:47 PM
MIARKETI N G
4 SUIA Mrr lSeptember16, 2007
Consoidated Balanc S~eet
As at Jane 30 2007
Page 4 & 5 p65
June 30. 2007
This year will be remenmbed in Giuyana for
the introduction of the Value Aldded Tax
(VA'iT) and the hosting of six Super 8
Matches of the Crickt~ Wor~ld Cup 207.
These two events attracted a mixerd reaction
tiom consumers and influenced their
spending patterns during the fisrs halfofthe
The high and increasing prices of our major
inputs (molasses, fuel and other petroleum
supplies) and the inability of many markets
to sustain price increases. remain a reality
for the group.
Against this background it is indeed
commendable that the pre-tax; results of the
DDL Group have increased by
approximaltely 8%~ at GS620Zm comnpalrd to
G$576m for the s~u~lamepeiio iin 3MI6
All of our efforts will e d0~ lirected t~caeao h
that this result trend, conntmnues: ar~ to
the end of this year.
In this regard I would lie~ toaaprrr as
pp~rciation to our Cuntcrw~stm ~ imr~u~~e
Managerment Boad of Directors and
A~sc~iates of the Group for their
contribution tow-ard these results ase well as
their continued support
une 30, 2007
cjConsolidated Cash Flow ~Statem~ent (EwardR
iFor the Period Ending Jranua 1- Jane 30. .07
Unsedite Usanediled Audited
Jrane2A87 Jame 2006 Dec 2006
5,918379p 6.0J09.800 5,917.154
1.061.094 454.5~37 1,042,380
226,542 248~,030 235,249
8735~0 54.056 82.350
7,284765 4766,422 7,277,133
1.639.6'14 8578,313 1,257,770
90,607~i 15,090 94,839
27-0.642 136.966 215,907
291P0r 4~50_5 123,921
8.845.97 LTI9,485 8,107,562
Unaudited Unandited Amigd E
June 2007 June 2006 Dp~er $A
GS 000 GSQ~ 00 Gage
5,622,846 5,219,807 11.693.495
:3,531.764)(3.-' 8.708) (7212 II e F
2,091,082 1.97 I.099 4.-580284
136.776 11 2.F00 Dem.vEn~a
(664,125) (514,820) (1-OS.5"
864,992 784.862 145&835 i
(265,166) (2-51,235) (500.ilia ~
20,809 41,938 2,9
620.635 575.72 1,483,22
(194.491) (154.724) (644.03jll
426,144 420,848 834,393
432375 4 8.536 831484
(6,231) 2J]12~ (91)
426,L414 420,848 834l,193
0.56 0.55 1..99
Imnr;aEjireaseficeae m inves+tment
EIk~ages~ diRearenc on
pAmc m~r~ (33,65)
INet flanar~isess pa 265.166
N~on Current Assets
Property, plant and equipmrent
Deferred expenditue -
Retiremeznt benef itasset
Total non-current assets
Trade and other receivables
Cash in hand and at bank
Total calr rnt assets
Cost of sales(
Sellmge and distribution
SProfit before interest
SShare of profit!(loss) of
Profit before taxation
SProfit for the y.ear
Equity holders of the parent
Ehiarningspr hr i olas
I:qOpewmiing profi before wo~rking
~capiiamidhage 1485.783 99331 2.12,911
cadiiusmsalprepay~me nts (3H7,6I2) (430,84) (80,1001~
camllrsms aml ccuals (166,156) 131,032! (2II.865)
Ce~aesill gm d6esaled foms apertion 97.7 9,648 1,58627
EQUlTY~ ANriD LIABLITIES
Equrity attributable to equity holders ofth~e parent
Issued capital 770,000r 770.000 770.000
Capital reserves 450.854 450.854 450.854
Other reserve 2559 3,4 225.595i
Extchan~ge Difference Re~serve o'.5-3 39.078 101.5F28
Accumulated profits 7,858.34 73 108,727 7,425,96i8
(486,467) (248.980) (409u5)
781 3930 2,197j
(238,137) (12L5 (313315)
(235885cz~9) (Ia,5WE) (83
506.309 1.2131 5519
N3l~et ash pr~rovidd
I e parsal~ ofISubsidia~ly
Ni~e~tsash aed in investing
E~tm k m OM r rwdw-
9371635 8.4''1~1212 8,973,945
9,373.83 8,431,26 8980.573
I,956.94;5 25501737 1.654.024
490.69)9 284.557 490,699
54,89 54ll 54,829
T IOTAL EQUilTY
Loans dure after one year
SRetirement benefit obligation
Total non-carrent liabilities. 2502,473% 2,841505 2,1~99,552
~It~nr;alem sepsnts and tfranfs (176.01 (24100) (1561548
I. nnearerstlpaiid (265,947) (2513"1~) (503,999)
D iidiej~lbad paid (199.4434) ( Z19U7) (24801)
Consolidated C'ash Flow Statement
For the Period Ending January 1- June 30, 2007
Tradeand other pava~ble 1,588380 1'97,26 188.8.131.52
Taxes payable at.' 3 122 28.01
Current portion of Intecres
bearmg~borrowings ~ 664,259tip .74312 596h.5
Bank overdm~ft (secured) ~I.Y~B 1.1 19 3 L91.039 1,405,53:
;Toael urrent libilities 3,459331 423.141 4.204,5;
TOTAL LIABILITIES 5,961,784 7111-1,646 6,404,1
TOTAL EQUITY A~D
ILIABILITIES 15331336 15,545,907 15,384,
The Board of' Directors approved these~ fiEnan~ial statements on
1 5th: Septem~ber- 2007.
1 -gtPPeRieti~rtash y/asd
Tei~t iinreaseiP(decrase) incas
ama acash equivalents
Cash a~macuvl cash qiaets
larimmPing of period
: C~ash and cash equivalents at
Senda of ~period
(135,13) 533.387 (793.183
(1.28.615 (98149) (98149)
Profit before taxation
Decrease hi deterred
Exchange loss on loans
Loss on1 disposal of Subsidtiary
increased in defined benefit asset
Increase!(Decrcase) in, defined
620,635e 575,572 1~.483.25"D~
235.203 237,60E6 440i~370
8,707 16,7493 9,@
- as so
- 611 1E
. w.- P
---- .. .. ir c o
fit and Lo
uary 1- J
B~Fo ti~ihe Period Janl
SillllAY CHROICL September 16, 2007 5
Statement of Changes in Equity
For the Period January 1 June 30, 2007
Attributable to equity holders of the parent
* Mr. L. Ramgapal retired on the 31SDecember 2006. Mr. T Jonas and Mrs. S. Veeren-
Chand w~ere appointed Directors during the year to fO June' 2007.
The associate's interest disclosed for Mr. Komal Samaroo~ is held benetficially. The
associate's interest for Mr. George Robinson and Mr. Spence are held non-beneficially.
Balance at 31 December 2005
Profit for the year
Fair value adjustment on investments
Minority Interest in Deciph~er wiback -
Exchange difference onl consolidation -
Balance at 31 Decemtber 20)06
Profit for the period
E~,,, h ln-~. iff^~~I:~.;
Under the company'sj share Purcha~se Pllaan Number 7. 14393 shares are set aside for
emrployetes. To date the 96.19%r of the shares in this plan~ has beemn patId.
The ownership of these shares is not trans~fearrdl untilt the shtares are fully paid up and they
cannot be utilized to transact any businrt ess singthe~ms as security~c or othBPerwseL untl they
fully paid up. Under this plan, shares have beenm 3ialloedt~ to ithe fo~allow~ing directors: -
June 2007 Decemtber 2006
Mr. Yesu Persaud 23,34 23334
Mr. Komal Samaroo 2a333 23,334
Mr.George Robinson Nili 23334
Subsequent to 31 I)ecember 2006r the shares- neder this pl~~an alliotted to Mr Gog
Robinson w-ere fully paid up and are now~n included in hiis Beneficw6ia Interesa as at 3i) June
June 30, 2'007
xc ange d erence on c
Balance at 30 June 2007
The interests of directors holding office at June 30, 2007 in the ordinary shares of~
Demerara Distillers Limited wetre as follows:
Demerara Distillers Limited ordinary shares at No par value
December 31, 2006
Demerara Distillers Ltd
Trust Company (Guyiana) Limuited
Secure International Financ~e Co Ltd
National Insjuran-e C3ompany
Numttber of S~haure
Decemberr 31. 2006
Demerara Distillers Ltd
Trust company (Guyana) Limied
Secure International Financet Cor Ltd
National Insuranc~e Schecme
Number o~f Shares
A substantial sharerholder is defined as a person weho is ens~ided~I to exercises. oer comrol the
exercise of five percent (5~) or mor of thec rating Ppower t anyi gcEnr meting of the
9/142007. 11:48 PM
Benelicial later est
Beneficial later est
7L OW10MME September 1,20
MINISTRY OF HEALTeH
The Ministry of Health invites applications for the fotllowting vacancy:
PHARMACY AND POISONS BOAR
Registered Pharm~acist with at least five (5) years post-
Commencing salary is $70,865.00 per month on salar scale GS:9C.
Interested persons should submit their applications to reach- not later than
28th September 2007 to:
T~[he Secret1ar y,
Public Service Commiss~ion,
De W1inkile Building,
G''' eorgetown Public Hospital Corporation
Applicallonls are bellng invited from suitably qualified persons to fill
the lollowilng vacancies at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation:
Senior Departmental Supervisor
Junior Departmental Supervisor
:.-, Applicants should possess the following:
Senior Departmental Supervisor
*Registered Nurse/'Midwife with the General Nursing Council with
two (2) years experience as a Justior Departmental Supervisor.
*A recognized course in Health Service Management plus
f our 14) years experience as a Junior Departmental Supervisor.
Junior Departmental Supervisor
Registered ~urse:~Midwife with the General Nursing Council with
five (5) years nursing experience.
*A recognized course in Health Management plus four (4) years experience
as a Ward Manager.
A qualification in N ursing and Midwifery registerable with the
.General Nursing Council of Guyana together with minimum of
two (2) ears post qualifications experience.
: Cer Iltic ate In Health Services Management would be an asset.
SAppllication r. j alng with two (2) references and a recent police clearance
--- ~:--- can be sentl !io
Director, Administrative Services
we~CareGeorgetowln Public Hospital Corporation
We CareNew Market Street
Deadline for applications is Friday, Septemnber 28, 2007
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
C0-ORKDIN TOR K
A vacancy: exists for a Co-ordinator in theL Educhtion for All-Fast Track Initiative
(EE;4-FTI), Ministry o-fEducation, G;uyana.
The Coordinator will efficient-ly and etfectively oversee t-he implementation of
the Guy'ana's Education for All-Fast Track initiative (EFFA-FTlI).
T'he EFA-FTIl Co-ordinator should htave a university degr~ee. A Master's or
Doctorate is preferred.
The EFA-F'TI Co-ordinator should have at least five (5) years experience in
project / education mnanagement and planning.
The Terms of Referfence for this position can be obtained from Personnel
Depart-ment, Ministry of Education, 21I Brickdam, Gjeorg7etown.
Applications should be clearly marked CO-ORII)N~LfOR, Educationl for All-
Fast Track Initiative on the envelope and placed in the Tender Box, Ministry of
Education, 21 Brickdiam, G;eorge~town not later than WrZednesday, September
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION HAS
NOW BEEN EXTENDED TO WEDNESDAYY~ SEPTEMBER 26, 2007.
INVITATION FOR BIDS
The Giuyana.Sugar Corporation Inc., through its Engineering Services
Department, LBI, E.C.D inviites sealed bids to cottstruct the foli~lowig: -
Repairs to fertilizer bond at Uitvlugt Estate
Repairs to No. 3 staff house at UitvlugtiEstate
Repairs to No. 26 house, Rose Hall
*Proposed Reinforced concrete Aqueduct 82-1 2 at Skeldon
Proposed Reinforced Concrete Aqueduct EXML-1 at Skeldon
*Repairs to Guest house at Skeldon
Repairs to Field Office at Skeldon.
Proposed Foundation, Anchoring' and Erection of New
Tranismitt~ing Tower at LBI
Interested contractors are asked to check with the Engineering Services
Department to purchase bids by latest Friday October 5, 2007
Site visits at bidder's own expense is arranged for Monday,
September 17, 2007 at 9:30am for Uitvlugt Estate, Friday, Sep~tember 21] .
2007 at 9:30am for Rose Hall and 1 :30pm for Sk~eldon.
Bids must include a copy of business registration and valid Tax and NIS
Bidfs must be appropriately marked and delivered to GuytlSuCo H-ead Office.
Ogle Tender Box #7 &i 8. on or before 2 pm on Fridayi October 5, 2007.
The G~uyana Sugar Corporation Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any
or all ofthe tenders without assigning any reasonss.
Page 3 & 6.p65
SUNDAY CHRONICE September 16, 2007 r
P_EEVQQATLONAL STReEAM .
1. H*eads~of.9ade A~r .P~a~sructical.Jnsctio et9
(a) Heads of G;rade B and Grade C Practical instruction Centres.
(b) Deputy Heads of Grade APractical Instruction Centres.
2. Heards o~;f Gra~de B Pl~sractical Int~ciCentres
(a) Heads ofGrade CPractical Instruction Centres.
(b) Deputy H~eadsof GradeAPractical instruction Centres.
3. Heads of Grade C Praggica nsrcto entres .
(a) Deputy He~ads of Grade APractical Instruction Centres.
(b) T...ained Headis of Practical Instruction Departments -in
Primary, Secondary and Community High-Schools and
Practical Instruction Centres and Senior Masters/Mistresses .
of Practical Instruction Centres all with at least two (2) years of
experience or combinations of such experience in such
4. Deputy Heads of Grade A Practical Instruction
Trane Heads of Practical Instruction Departments inl Primary.
Secondary and Community High Schools and Practical instruction
Centres and Senior Masters!Mistresses of Practical Instruction
Centres all with at least two (2) years of experience of
combinations of such experience in such schools. :
5. Sd~elpenigo~4r MsesMsrse fPatclIsr~in
Cent as .
(a) Trained University Graduates with at least two (2) years of -
experience (after attaining trained status) which experience ~
must have been.in the specific ubject area in a Primary,
Secondary lor a Community High Schiool- or a Practical
Instructic,~orn cnr or n obina tion of sch e xperiec n
such schools). j
S(b) Trained Teacd~hers with atleast air (4) years of experience
(after attaining trained satatu) whtah experience must have
been in the spe~subMljet mare in a~ifmary, Secondary or a
Community FfighSchoolora ractica Instruction Department
or Centre (dr aliy combinations of suc experience ill such
6. Heads of Subjd etr~i in the
(a) Trained Univent Graduates with at last three (3) years of
experience (after; attaining trained stathrs) or four (4) years of
experience (after attaining University Graduate status) and, in
either case, for ait least two (2) years of which, immediately
preceding the application, the applicant must have been
involved in teaching the subject in a Prifi~ary, Secondary or a -
Community High School or a Pracical linstruction~ Centre (00
gggy rv;;;i kSi t til ag ginl schools).
(b) Untrained UniversityGraduates with at3;t four (4) years of
experience (after attaining University Grkduate status) for at
least two (2) years of which, immediately preceding the
application, the applicant must have been involved in
teaching the subject in a Primary, Secon ary or a Community
High School or a Practical instruction Centre (or any
combination of such experience in such sdhools)-
(c) Trainecd Teachers with at least four (4) years of
experienced (after attaining tr~ained status) for at least two
(2) years of which: immediately preceding the application. the
applicant must have been involved in teaching the subject in a
Primary, Secondiary or a Community Hfigh, School or a
Practical Instruction Deparmnent or C'entr~e (or aly
combination otsuch experience in such schools).
Signed: Francesca Vieira
$9 reta y
TEACHING ScERVI E COMMISSION
31. Toka (NHA) 9
32. Shea (NHA) 9
33. Awvarewaunau (NHA) 9
34. Achawib (NHA) 9
35. TFeru(NHA ) 9
36. Yufojng Peru (NHA) 9
37. Tige Pond (NHA) 9
38. St.ignatius(NHA) 9
41. Aranaputa (NHA) 9
42. Karasabai (NHA) 9
43. Katoka (NUHA) 9
44 abr Hi jlHA) 110
46. Coomacka (NHA)I 10
47. South Amelia's: Ward10
SM -GRADE A
1. Eccles i 4
2. Lusignan 4
3. Smyth Street GT
4. Starters GT
HM Y- GRADEA
1. Port Kaituma NHA) 1
2. C.V. Nunes 2
3.Mon Repos 4
5. Helena 4
6. .Comenius GT
7. Sophia GT
8. St.Pius GT
10. St Angeta's GT
11. F.E Polard GT
12. Cotton Tree 5
13. Rosignol 5
l Ladch.n~afsmgh: 5
1 .One Mlile (NHA) 10
17. St. Aidan's 10
HM GRA E 8
S4. Comelia Ida 3
S5. iWindsorForest 3
,. ~odFortuin 3
9. ,Patentia 3
10t. MHalgre Tout 3
11. Friendship (E.C.D.) 4
14. Convent Garden, 4
16 e Leme G4
21. St. Atoysius 6
2.Nwart M &e 6
23. Auchlyne 6
24. iqegma 10
1. Mathewos Ridge (HA) 1
2. St: Nicholas (HA) 1
3. Waramuni (HA) :
4. Kabakaburi 2
S. LaRetraite 3
6. Crane 3
M. 4ca Arcadia 4
10. St. Pa pley 4
11. Victoria 4
12. St. Sidwelfs GT
14. J E. Bummb GT
15. Njp .8 '= 5
16. Leeds 6
17. No. 68 6
18. No. 48 6
19. Bohemia 6
23. Mc Gow~an 6
24. Edinburgh 6
25. Christianburg 10
1. Kwebana(HA) 1
2. Tapakum~a Lake (HA) 2
3. Abrams Creek (HA) 2
s. uarsa |ima (HA) 2
6. Moblissa 4
SC ne roove 4 3
9. Central GT
12. DeHoop 5
13. Karainal 5
14. Joanna :6
15. BaraCara 6
16. Lochaber 6
17 aamadbo M(A) 7
19. Chenapou (HA) 8
20. K~iurkubary (NHA) 8
21. Mahdlia (HA) 8
22. St. gnatius(NHA) 8
23. Aroaima (HA) 10
1. AlmondSeach(HA) 1
2. St. Dominic's (HA) 1
4. t~prin(AJ 1
5. Lower Waini (HA) 1
r. reJHn' (HA) ;
8. St. Ninian's (HA): 1
9.S Anho ys(HA` 1
12. St Bede's(IHA) 1
13. Chine~se .andilig (HA)1
14. Kokerite (HA) 1
d. StJ h's 'A) 12
17. Liberty RA) 2
18. Viv~e-a-Force' 3
19g. lankenburg 3
20. Caia Caria HA) 3
21. Northern Hogg Island
22. Eas b NHo) 3
23. La'nahalli (HA) 3.
24.Upper Bonasika 3
26. Clemwuood ( A) 3
27:. Saxacalli 3
sdand NHHA) 3
29. Susannah's Rust 4
30.para. ~- 4
31. Esuy ao 5
34. Grass Hook 5
35. SiaNut 6
36. Moleson C kk 6
H7 .~e 6
39. Kt rpuhg (HA) 7
41.Ch~ng'outi HA) 8
43.ebr aff) 8
44. Kana iang (NRA) 8
45. Kam~ana (NHA) 8
48. Micobie (NHPA) 8
49. Tarukia (NHA)I 8
50. Pdncieville (HA) 8
51 aoa(HAA) 9
53. Baltoon(HA) 9
54. Shiriri(HA) .9
55. Wowetta (HA) 9
56. Konasfien (HA)~ 9
57. Rukumuta (HA) 9
58. Taushida(HA). g
59. Apoteri (NHA) 9
60. Kurupdkai (HA) 9
6 Kitmlibiri NHHA)/
63. Muritaro (HA) 10
64. Mount Carmel (HA)
(Berbice River) :. 10
6 Mabudra Mission (NHA) 1
67. St. Lust (HA) 10
DHMI GRADE A
1. Port Kaituma (NHA)
5. Mon Repos
6. Enmore Hope
7. Stella Maris
Ke F.e Pollard
10. David Rose School or
14. Crabwo~od Creek
16, Wismar Hill (NHA)
17i. St. Aidan's
3. Wndsor Forest
5S.May J. B.D.)
7. 'Woodley Park
8e Port Mourant
9.Rose lall Estate
1'. Santa Rosa (NHA)
2. Port Kilituma (NHA)
7. F.E.Pollard (2 vac.)
9. Grahamrs Hall (2 vac.)
19S rh Ruimveldt
15. Rose Hall
Ca pels Trust
1. De Kindbren 3
4. Samatta Point 4
5. Agricola GT
6. Enterprise G'T
8 ixnder Village G
9. Turkeyen GT :
10. Liberty Hall 5
11. St.Mary's ~6
HM -GRADE C
1. Santa Rosa (NHA)l 1
w~e.f 21)08-02-01 2
4.V ed-Hoop #2 1
5. Canal # 2 3
6. Stewartville 3
7. Ann Catherina 3
8. La Grange 3
9. Virgini'a 4
10. Kunr Kuturu 4
2. up ya(E.C.D.) i
13. Soesdyke! No.2 4
14. Ascention GT
15. Houston GT
16Suh Ruimveldt OT
19. Albou~w GT
20. Carme ita GT
21. Blairmn 6
23 evce 6
24. Yakusai 6
26. Hibiscus 6
27. No. 2 6
28. ~Reliance 6
30 ila~ug 6
31.Sand Creek (NHA) 9
3 2:Krauama(NHA) 9
fl. .ggggy 1
1. Sheba(NHA) 1
3 ae )(N A) 1
4. Better Success 2
5. Richmond 2
6i. Zorg 2
7.Fortl lnd (NHA) 3
9. St. Cuthbert's (NHA) 4
10. Ghandi Memorial 4
11. Palmville GT
I14. Moral Point 5
15. Si. Fancis (NHA) 5
1 O eala (NHA) 6
19. Future Builders (NHA) 7
20. Mladhia 8
22. Mloco Moco (NHA) 9
23. Kumu (NHA) 9
24. Parikwarinau (NHA) 9
25. Potarinau (NHA) 9
26. Katoonanb (NHA) 9
27. Surama(NHA) 9
3.ak aaNHAA) 9
12. St. Aloysius:
13. St. Anthony's
9. :'Atewariville '
6. St Padls
S. E.j~n a
9. Smith Memoria
10. J.E. Bhurnham
12. All Saints
1. Kwebanna (NHPA)
2. Karaburi (NHA)
6. Tapakuma Lake
7. Lower Bonasika
8. Maria s Pleasure
10. Eastem Leguan
9/14/2007. 11:45 PM
HA=- Housing Available
NHA = No tiousing
SMf GRADE D,
. SUNAYp CHRONICLE September 16, 2007
3. L' Aveontue 3
4. Blades Hall 4
6. Friendship (E.B.D.) 4
Ai. ,lyd G
9St. Geoirge's GT
10. Charlestown GT
11. North Georgetown GT
12. Richard Ishmneal GT
12. St. Johnf's College GT
13. Bygeva S
14. Bush Lot 5
15. Central Co'entyne 6
17 ~oilAcaden 6
18. J. C. Chand-ising~h 6
19. Lowr rCoretyne 6
20. Blacke Bus 6
21. W~aramadong (HA) ?
22. Paramakatol 8
23. Annai (HA) 9
24. Aishalton (HiA) 9
25. Kwakwani 10
HOD LSOCIA ESTUIS
1. Santa Rose (NHA)
01 o Ki'uma (NHA)
5. No mpbeivile
6. North Georgetown
7. North Ruimved~t
8. Riichard Ishmel
11. Berice HEigh -
14. Corentyn Comrprehensive
15. Skeidon Line Path
16. Berbice EducaiGD81
17. Central -Comren~e
HOD -BIICUSNES EDUCA~T
armel CHS GT 1. Johan~na Cecilia CHS 2
ueenstown CHS GT 2i. Wales CHS 3
3. Buxton CHS 4
CHS HM -GRADE C 4. Ascension CHS GT
th Ma CHS5. Kingston CHS GT
IP~CHS 3CHS HOD BUSINESS EDUCATION
;oesdvke CHS 4
avid R~se CHS GT 1. Soesdyke CHS 4
2. Lodlge CHS GT
3. Kingston CHS GT
DEPUT HEADMASTERtSI 4. QuOLeenrstown CHS GT
CHS- DM -GRAE ACHS HOD HOME ECONOMIICS
~esCH1 Lodge CHS GT
erveragtin CHS 2. Port Mourant CHS 6
CHS -HOD ALLIED ARTS
CHS -DHM- GRADE B
/1. Johanna Ceciia CHS 2
's Grov~eCHS 4
uisio CHS GT CtsHoS HOD- INDSTRIA
rmel CHS GT TCNLG
g~ton CHS GT
rt MouPrat CHS 6
11. Blake 3
12. Nisa~s 3
13. Buxton 4
14. SLf~ L oa oeGT
15. St Fra~nci 5
16. No 5 5
19. Koato(~ NHA) 8
24. Arana~puMiP OSUB
25. Mlassara (NuA) '
26. S-sea .N~H;
28. AwL-i~a~ewanan NHA 9
29. Achasib $HA) g
31. )~i ~d~
1. Novar 5
1. fort 2 Or5ne 6
S. krfdenHig 6
11Niew vSilvern .In )!&4 "i'
1. Pot aka(ilumtA (H)
4. Bladen Hall
9. Newr~ampbelvill G
10. North Ruimveridt G
11. SLGeorge's G
.TNorth town w n
14. St M~ary's G
15. Bush Lot
16. Corentyne Comprehensive
17. Winied Gaskcin Memorial
18. Skeidn Line Path
19. Loxwe orentyne
1. Buxton: CHS
2. Lodge CHS
1. Pod Kaitumna (NHA)
9. Skledon Line Path
11. Bebice High
(w e.f. 2008-02-01)
12. Waramadong (HA)
L CHS / ~HS
Beierverwagin CHS 4
-GS -SM B
Buxtn CHS 4
Amis Grove CHfS 4
PRnt MouFrnt CHS 6
1. Prt Kaitumwa NHA) 1
2. Essequibo islands 3
3. Uilvigt 3
4. LeguJan 3
5;. Zeeburg 3
6. Patenti 3
7. Leonora 3
8. Blades? Hail 4
9. Dora 4
10. Frendship 4
11. Allene's GT
12. North Georgetowvn GT
13. North Rukimveldt GT
14. St. ary~'s GT
15. East Rulmveldt GT
16. St. Winefride's GT
17. St George's GT
18. Mahaicony 5
19. Bush Lot 5
20. Fort Wrellington 5
21. Skeldon Line Paih 6
22. Canje 6
23. Mdanchtester 6
24. Lower Corentyne 6
25. Annai (HA) 9
26. Aishallon (HA) 9
27. Kwakwvani 10
HOD MODERN FOREIGN
2. Richrd ishmnael
HOD AGRICULTURAL SCIEN
1. Port Kaituma (NHA) ~
3. East Ruimv~eldt
41. SL lmefride's
5. St Marys
7. Skeido High
10. Wi~nifre~d Gakin
2. Shadn Hall
4. St Marjfs
5. North Ruleveldt
8. Bush Let
10. Hymnans Ersn
12. C~ere Corer r;.r.E
13. Skeklo n time Path
S14. Wyisurwg (NHA) l'
II. -sorton BA,
2 Parika-Saem CHS
3. A~nis GroeCHS
4. Buxten CHS
6. DavidRose CHS
7. Hou~ston CHS
8- Lodge CHS
9. Ascension CHS
10. Port Mdousant CHS
3. Berbicice ig
4. Tuatonal cademy
?IL Sac irra ..s..?nall
7. L~egan r
8. a~den Wh l
IBC. Cre~li; 0+? K* *E: '
12. Dolh*esiw 4
r15. Sadh Lnet
117. Cenrerym ,I~PF
20. Berbtoe E? & c~~
21. J.C Chandis p
23 Annai (HA;
24.= --?l: -0 :-
26~ Mew '5. ei =c C,
HN GjRADPE 8
2 5. East Ruimveldt I
GT 6. Northi Ruimv~eldt
5 7. NSort Gorgetown
5 8. Tucville
9. St. Gegce s
CE 1l0. Buslh Lot
11. Behice Educ~atoioal
3 12. Skeidon
3 13 Chi~irstiabur
GT CHS -HM -GR~
6 1. Padika Sa em~ CHS
2. B.VJ CHS
6 3. Ascension: CHS
6 4J. ode CHS (
6 CHS -HM -GRA
2. St Winfede s '
3. HIn~itd Gskin
HMa- GRADE C
1. JohannaCecilia CHS
2. Wales CHS
3. Paika Salem CHS
5. V~sergncenn HS
6. Ann's Grove CHS
7. Plaisance CHS
8. Lodge CS (
9. David Rose CHS G
1. ~rt Kailuma (NHA)
4. Swami Pulmananda
5. Friendshio (E.B.D)
7. St. John's College
8. New ~Camobeliville
10;. East Rulimveld!
12. Central CormynFe
1 toria kdemy
CHS HOD -SCIENCE
1. Verenccgetn CHS 3
2 Be$rterverwagtin CH 4
3. Plaisance CHS 4
3.Soe dyce CHS G4
6. Ascension CHS GT
7. Carmel CHIS GT
8 KinlstonCHS GT
9. DavY~Id Rose CHS GT
10. Port MouJrant CHS 6
CHS -HOD CATIUNRAL
1. Fellowship PIC
DEPUTY HtEADMASTERR~i i
1. Cotton Fieir 2
2. Zeebuirg 3
3. Stewartville 3
4. JrtN~oraEthGoratn GT
5. t MaryS GT
7. Nzti~ Educational 5
8. ass Erven
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2. Sopria 50acial GT
3. SL~.klsrni'scollie~ GT
4. ioumm8~ingsi~g GT
I. rDeardicaradie 6
RIO. Sieid~i'eff ime~ Paik6
2. uJlnrirPesear 42=>
8. ~-tn tumurrehn~i 1
2. Esseasibe lssidlermis 3
3. 5! h- atsj Seac GT
4. Bldk Bds 6
5. Rhlkwai 10
HM GRADE A
1. D Urb~an Backlands
(Agri) Plc GT
(Industrial Tech) PIC GT
4. cl strialTech.) GT
w.e.f 2008-02-01 GT
5. BV PIC 4
6. Hopetiown PIC
(Home Economics) 5
DHM -GRADE A
1. Agricola PIC
(Home Economics) GT
2. Hopetown PIC
(Industrial Tech.) 5
SM GRADE A
S1. BetrveFnwagting PIC 4
S2. Agricola PIC
(Industrial Tech.j GT
3. D'Urban Backlands PIC
4. Kingston PIC
(industrial Tech.) GT
5. Hopetown PIC
(Home Econom~ics) 5
6. Hopetow~n PIC
(industrial Tech.) 5
7. New ;Amsterdam! PIC
(Home economics) 6
SM ~- GRADEC
CHS- HOD ENGLISH
1. 8thorslMay 2
2. Weed-en-Hop CHS 3
3. Parika-Salem CHS 3
4. Vlergenuegen CHS 3
5. Beterverwagling HS4
. Buxion HS 4
7. SoesdykaeCS 4
8. Ascension CHS GT
9. Davuid Rose CHS GT
10. Lodge HS GT
11. Queensinwn CHS GT
12. Port Maura~nt CHS GT
CH~S HOD MIATHEMATICS
Ho HOME ECONOMICS
HM GAE A
ti0- 1 ------
HOD INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY
CHS HOD SOCIAL STUDIES
HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS
HOD GRADE A
1.Betervenvagt~ing PIC 4
reance ca Vieira
STeaching Service Commission
2. Aurora 2