Title: Guyana chronicle
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Title: Guyana chronicle
Alternate Title: Sunday chronicle
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 45 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Guyana National Newspaper Ltd.,
Guyana National Newspaper Ltd.
Place of Publication: Georgetown Guyana
Publication Date: July 3, 2005
Copyright Date: 2005
Frequency: daily[nov. 21, 1983-]
daily (except monday)[ former dec. 1, 1975-nov. 30, 1983]
Subject: Newspapers -- Georgetown (Guyana)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: Guyana
Guyana -- Georgetown
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1 (Dec. 1, 1975)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Publication suspended: Oct. 12-24, 1983.
General Note: Sunday ed. published as: Sunday chronicle.
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At Berbice Exposition Page three

Prime Minister calls for greater

dynamism in private sector

Page two
sluices to
be put
back into
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Critical challenges dominate

CARICOM Summit agenda

in St. Lucia

CRITICAL trade and
e c o n o m i c
development issues,
including rising oil prices, a
gloomy future for sugar
exports to Europe and relief
from the region's debt
burden, are expected to
dominate the 26th annual
Caribbean Community
Summit which gets underway
this afternoon in St. Lucia.
Differences over
implementation arrangements
for' the single market

component of the Caribbean
Single Market and Economy
(CSME) involving primarily
countries of the Organisation of
Eastern Caribbean States
(OECS), will also be one of the
sensitive agenda issues to be
addressed, possibly in a plenary
session tomorrow and not later
than Tuesday.
Also high on the summit
agenda is the recurring crime
and security problems and
challenges facing the
Community as a whole, and, in
particular, Jamaica, Trinidad and
Tobago, Guyana and, to a lesser
extent, Barbados.

The increasingly
contentious issue of the future
of West Indies Cricket,
worsened by current
controversies between the West
Indies Cricket Board and the
West Indies Players Association
is "most likely to provoke some
sharp exchanges", according to
one Prime Minister who did not
wish to be on record.
Fresh from yesterday's
first-ever one-day dialogue with
parliamentary opposition
leaders, the CARICOM Heads
of Government will begin their
four-day summit with a
traditional ceremonial opening at

St Lucia's premier holiday
resort, the 'Sandals Grand'. '
Sharing this moment with
them will be their opposition
parliamentary colleagues with
the understanding that the
outcome of yesterday's unique
encounter would be formally
placed on the agenda for this
week's summit.
A press conference was
being scheduled for last evening
to be jointly shared by
representatives of the
Community Heads of
Government and the
parliamentary opposition
on their meeting, which was

chaired by Prime Minister
Patrick Manning of Trinidad
and Tobago since host Prime
Minister Kenny Anthony had
to attend the funeral of a former
cabinet minister.
With the exception of the
Prime Ministers of The
Bahamas and Belize, all Heads
of Government are expected to
be in attendance for today's
ceremonial start of the summit
which will be addressed by the
Prime Ministers of St Lucia (Dr.
Kenny Anthony)- incoming
CARICOM chairman -
Dominica (Mr. Roosevelt
Skerrit), Trinidad and Tobago

(Mr. Patrick Manning) an
* President Runaldo Venetiaan oi
Suriname, the outgoin
Special guests ane
dignitaries expected for thi
opening session an
bilateral meetings include
the President of the
Dominican Republic, th
new Secretary General ol
the Organisation o
American States, the
Deputy Secretary Genera
of the Commonwealth and
a representative of United
Nations Secretary General,
Kofi Annan.


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The koker under
repairs yesterday

RESIDENTS and farmers of
Friendship, East Bank
Demerara have been assured
that the drainage problems
affecting their village will be
addressed and four sluices
down for many years will
soon be put back in
The assurance came
yesterday from acting
Agriculture Minister,
Satyadeow Sawh who was
following up on President
Bharrat Jagdeo's visit to the
village last week when residents
raised the drainage and other
The four sluices to be
reactivated at the request of
residents are Rahat, Liladrie,
Elsie and Gobin.
The cost of these works is
estimated at about $20 million-
$30 million and the project
should be completed within one
month of the contracts being
awarded, which means by the
end of August, Chief Executive
Officer of the National Drainage,
and Irrigation Board (NDIBi),
Ravi Narine told the Sunday

The Kofi sluice which went
out of operation because the
doors slipped out of their
grooves will be fixed by
Tuesday as work is progressing
round the clock, he assured.
The malfunctioning of the
sluice caused concerns to the
residents after the village was
flooded last month.
Engineer attached to the
NDIB, Lionel Wordsworth
informed the meeting that by
Tuesday all the documents
related to putting the four
sluices back into operation, and
for drainage works requested
will be ready for the bidding
He said he will be returning
to the community Tuesday to
finalise all arrangements:for the
works identified.
Mr Narine assured residents
that his department is working
speedil. to address the drainage
concerns and is implementing
measures to expedite the
Acknowledging the
importance of farmers to the
development of the national
economy and prodding national
food security. Mr Sauh
declared. "We care That is why
%%e are here to help you help
He,said the government is
committed to supporting
farmers to ensure that Guy4na
conunues to be a net exporter
of agricultural products and put
"wholesome food on the table
of the nation."
And in this regard the
minister announced that farmers
who lost crops to floods will get
free inputs to restan their farms
The National Agncultural
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Prime Minister calls f or greater

dynamism in private sector

By Clifford Stanley
PRIME Minister Sam Hinds
on Friday rejected the notion
that business concessions be-
ing granted by Government
were inadequate and called
for greater dynamism in the
private sector.
He was at the time declar-
ing open the Berbice Trade Fair
and Exposition and Trade Fair
at Albion, Corentyne.
"We want people to know
that we have one of the most
encouraging systems in place for
private investments. The list of
concessions available to busi-
nesses in Guyana (is) as good
as in many other countries. We
do not accept the view that busi-
ness concessions are a hold up,"
he said.
He added: "Our country
has unemployed people but
private sector people have
money sitting in Banks. What is
needed is for our business
people to become thoroughly
imbued with the entrepreneur-
ial spirit and imagination that
would see them investing in the
myriad investment opportuni-
ties available."
The Berbice Trade Expo
was a gala event with an open-
ing programme which featured
cultural performances, the re-
lease of colourful balloons by
two children, English and Indian
musical renditions by the
Guyana Police Foerce Band and
a ten-minute fireworks display,
compliments of Omai Gold
There were numerous
booths on display with exhib-
its by big businesses and smaller
ones such as craft, pottery, gar-

ments, furniture, food process-
ing, and agriculture.
Among a large group of dig-
nitaries were Governrhent Min-
isters and members of the Cham-
bers of Commerce countrywide.
The Trade Fair and Expo,
which runs until July 4, was
organised by the Central
Corentyne Chamber of Com-
merce (CCCC) with assistance
from the Ministry of Tourism
Industry and Commerce under
the theme 'Pride in our indus-
try- The ancient county a new
In his address, Prime Min-
ister Hinds stressed: "The
Government's vision for a bet-
ter Guyana is one in which ev-
ery Guyanese is employed.
"We in Guyana have many
unmet.needs. We also have
many people not working. What
is needed to put together these
unmet needs and people who
are unemployed is initiation of
new businesses."
He urged business people to
use their eyes; to look around
to see where there are needs to
be met and "get out there and
meet those needs."
-"The private sector is the
engine of growth and I would
like for all of us to work to-
wards a situation in which the
needs of all Guyanese are being
met," he said.
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ment, chaired the two-hour long
Other speakers were Mr.
Kumkarran Ramdass, Regional
Chairman- of Region Six
(Corentyne/East Berbice); Mr.
Zulfikar Mustapha MP, Mr.
Joshua Safeek Chairman of the
Association of Regional Cham-
bers of Commerce (ARCC); Mr.

Adrian Anamayah President of
the Central Corentyne Chamber
of Commerce (CCCC); and Mr.
Manzoor Nadir. Minister of
Tourism Industry and Com-
Minister Nadir said that the
Berbice Trade Fair and Expo
was part of a countrywide cam-
paign by Government to pro-
mote Guyanese industry and in-
He congratulated the
CCCC for doing a splendid
job in organising the Expo in
just a matter of eight weeks,
and expressed the view that
the Berbice Expo could be-
come a unique gateway to
Suriname and other
CARICOM countries.

Recounting the hectic eight
weeks of preparation for the
event, Mr. Anamayah was also
loud in praise for the high level
of commitment displayed by
members of the CCCC towards
ensuring that the event was a
He. said that the theme
. 'Pride in our industry-The An-

cient County a new frontier' had
been crafted to encourage busi-
nessmen to invest in Berbice.
He gave the assurance
that the CCCC would work
along with the Ministry of
Tourism Industry and Com-
merce to ensure that there
are physical amenities avail-
able to facilitate such inves-
tors. It was also his hope that
the CCCC gets a permanent
exhibition site.
Mr. Anamayah also ac-
knowledged the assistance of
several agencies as well as in-
dividuals whose assistance
had been invaluable in the
successful staging of the
Trade Fair. These included


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hibition Centre, as well as
Mr. Dan Luedert of the
United States Peace Corps.
Chairman of the ARCC.Mr.
Joshua Safeek said that his
company, GUYFLAG Insur-
ance, was willing to contribute
25 per cent of the cost of a
bridge for the Berbice River if
Safeek, like other speakers,
stressed the importance and dire
need for a bridge.
He challenged the rest of the
private sector to contribute: "to
put their money where their
mouths were."
Regional Chairman of Re-

gion Six, Mr. Ramdass, ex-
pressed satisfaction with the
successful arrangement of the
Trade Fair and Expo.
He said he hoped that the
collaboration between the busi-
ness community and the Local
Government, which was evident
during the preparations, would
grow in strength for the benefit
of both parties.
The gates at the Trade Fair
open 17:00 hrs daily.
Officials of the Transport
and Harbours Department
have made arrangements for
the Berbice River ferry boats
to run up to 01:00 hours
nightly for the duration of the

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on Charlotte Street

business premises
GUNMEN in a motorcar yesterday) morning opened fire
on a three-stor) Charlotte Street. Lacytown building forc-
ing a halt lo business being conducted there.
According to reports, Lambert's Building. whjch houses
several small enterprises, came under fire at about 10-00 hrs. It
is unclear whether anyone "as injured
Among the businesses housed in the building are Richie
Rich'* Bar and Off Licence Liquor Store, Hair Care, Electrical
and Refrigeration workshops.
The police are investigating.


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entrepreneurial spirit and imagination that

'What is needed is for our business people
would see them investing, in the myriad
investment opportunities available.'
Prime Minister Sam Hinds




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The Government of Guyana (GOG) has recently concluded Loan Contracts 1550 and
1551 SF-GY (US$29.5 million) with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Part of
the proceeds of this Loan will be applied to the financing of the implementation of the
three subcomponents of the Fiscal and Financial Management Program (FFMP),
namely, (1) tax policy and administration; (2) public sector financial management; and (3)
fiscal and fiduciary oversight.

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requirements for Income Tax, Value Added Taxation and Customs and Trade
Administration as specified in the bid documents.

Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information, inspect and purchase the
bidding documents from Ms. Denise Murray-Beresford, Program Manager, Program
Execution Unit, Guyana Revenue Authority, Tel: (592) 225 5051, Fax: (592) 225 5051,
e-mail: pcuprocurement@bbgy.corn

Tenders must be placed in sealed envelopes bearing no identification of the tenderer on
the outside and must be clearly marked on the top, right hand corner, "Supply and
Installation of Integrated System for Tax and Customs Administrations and Related
Services" and sent to: The Chairman, National Board of Procurement and Tender
Administration, Ministry of Finance, Main and Urquhart Streets, Georgetown, Guyana,
South America.

Tenders must be deposited in the Tender Box at the National Board of Procurement and
Tender Administration of the above address no later than 09:00 hours on Tuesday,
August 9t, 2005. Tenders would be opened at 09:00 hours on Tuesday, August 91, 2005
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1. Upgrading of Wisroc Health Post to Health Centre
2. Extension of One Mile Health Centre
3. Repairs & Maintenance to Roof, Walls, Stairs, Painting Sand Hills Primary
School, Berbice River
4. Repairs & Maintenance to Roof, Walls, Stairs, Painting Ebini Primary School
5. Repairs to Mt. Carmel Primary School, Berbice River
6. Erection of Concrete/Sanitary Block Hururu, Berbice River
7. Repairs & Maintenance to Roof, Walls, Stairs, Painting Wiruni Health Centre
8. Repairs & Maintenance to Roof, Walls, Stairs, Painting DeVeldt Health Centre
9. Repairs & Maintenance to Roof, Walls, Stairs, Painting Ituni Medex Qrts
10. Repairs & Maintenance to Roof, Walls, Stairs, Painting Kwakwani Health Centre
11. Construction of Fence Coomacka Health Post, Berbice River
12. Rehabilitation of Teachers' Qrts- Ituni
1.3. Rehabilitation of Teachers' Qrts Kwakwani
14. Rehabilitation of Village Road & Drains Rainbow City
15. Rehabilitation of Village Road & Drains -Wisroc
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Region #10
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The work tendered for must be clearly marked at the top, right-hand corner of the
P Tenderers or their representatives may be present at the opening of the tenders
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Editorial )




WHEN OUR Caribbean Community leaders settle down
tomorrow to the business of their work agenda for the
26th regular annual summit in St. Lucia, they should be
aware how much international developments -and time
are against us in our efforts to achieve major goals.
This demonstrated awareness should help to avoid
time-wasting in argumentative exercises on sensitive
issues, and instead influence positive attitudes to
advance shared objectives in the interest of the
Community and its peoples.
:In this context, we welcome the public statement, a
few days ago,by Prime Minister Owen Arthur of
Barbados, that he has no intention to provoke a
"showdown" with his Vincentian counterpart, Ralph
Gonsalves, on their known sharp disagreements on
issues like the flow of illegal drugs between their
countries and CARICOM's position on "engagement"

with the interim regime in Haiti.
Arthur said that "those who expect that the upcoming
Heads of Government meeting will develop into a fight
between Mr. Gonsalves and myself will be very quickly
disappointed. That.is not a matter which I will be carrying
to the Heads meeting..."
lIt is our understanding that this feeling is reciprocal
with Prime Minister Gonsalves, who had earlier followed
up his open differences with Prime Minister Arthur by
sending a lengthy and very detailed written response to
the Barbadian leader.
The Community's Secretary General, Edwin
Carrington, had earlier received an unusual letter of
complaints from Prime Minister Gonsalves on the, conduct
'of the business of Heads of Government meetings. Also,
as he sees it, on the need to restructure the format of
such meetings to prevent "bureaucratic interference"
and for more involvement in agenda-shaping and caucus
*sessions by the CARICOM leaders.
: Armed with a self-assurance based on his long years
of working experiences, first as Secretary General of the
African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Secretariat, and
now a third-term Secretary General of CARICOM,
Carrington has studiously avoided any public comment
on Gonsalves' letter, which was copied to Heads of
He too has, instead, expressed an anxiety for the St.
Lucia Summit to focus on resolving outstanding matters
that impede advancement on critical areas for the
inauguration of the Caribbean Single Market and
Economy (CSME).
Further, the importance of strengthening joint
approaches to achieve maximum unity in international
negotiations on trade and economic aid, especially with
the threatened loss of some US$1OOM annually as a
direct consequence of the betrayal of assurances by the
European Union for our sugar on the European market,
even as our sugar producers and exporters cooperate

on the EU's sugar reform policies.
We want unity on new initiatives for better trade and
aid agreements and expansion of debt forgiveness to
CARICOM states; more practical approaches in fostering
improved cooperation between the Organisation of
Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the wider
Community; progress on free movement of labour and
an end to the hassle that nationals of the Community,
including Guyanese, continue to-experience at some
airports in CARICOM.
Certainly, there remains the need .for the. Utmost
enlightened forms of cooperation in combating the
criminal networks across the region that pose serious
,threats to national security with narco-trafficking and gun-
As it is, the leaders have a rather packed work
agenda. They must, therefore, deal With that agenda with
maturity and in a climate of camaraderie and shared
commitment conducive to maximum gains for the peoples
of the Community. We wish.them well in their
deliberations and decisions.

Editor-in-Chief: Sharief Khan
Sunday Editor: Michelle Nurse
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What rice 'unanimity' with a oartv linked to his assassination?

THE late Forbes Burnham
once described politics as
"the.science of deals". Others
have come to accept that in
politics "all things are
Whatever the truth, I never
expected in my journalism
career to find out that the
Working People's Alliance
(WPA) the once promising
party the murdered Walter
Rodney had helped to establish
in Guyana would have teamed
up with the People's National
Congress Reform to
significantly emasculate a
motion in parliament that
included substituting the crucial

outstanding historian,
philosopher and political
activist was deeply admired.
But greater would be their
agony when they learn of
manoeuvrings by the
parliamentary opposition in
Guyana on Wednesday, June
29, to secure amendments for
approval of an original
government motion for that
Commission of Inquiry into the
circumstance of Rodney's death
on June 13, 1980.
Irony of ironies, it was not
the PNC that took the initiative,
publicly anyway, to amend the
government's motion to remove
the words "assassinated" and

The initiative to emasculate
the original motion, that placed
the government in a dilemma to
either go along with it, or
abstain, came from the small
hybrid party formed after the
2001 elections, known as WPA/
GAP (Guyana Action Party)
through one of its two MPs in
the 65-member parliament, the
WPA's Sheila Holder.
A very restricted inquiry,
held under the presidency of the
late Desmond Hoyte, and
denounced as lacking
"credibility", had determined
that Rodney died by
But last month marked the
first time that the
Guyana Parliament, highest
forum of the land, was in
session to address that most
historic tragic case of political
assassination within our
Caribbean Community.

Let me pause here to share
with readers the exact texts of
the original and amended
motions for the inquiry so that
they could come to their
own independent judgements.
First, however, readers need
to know that the initiative for
the motion resulted from a letter
to President Bharrat Jagdeo
on June 13, 2005, by Walter's
widow, Patricia Rodney, while
she was in Guyana last month
for the 25th commemoration
anniversary of the historian's
assassination in Georgetown.
In her letter, Patricia
Rodney said her family "has
always insisted on an inquiry
into Dr Walter Rodney's death
since he was 'assassinated' on
June 13, 1980..."
Now, she said she was
writing, at President Jagdeo's
request, "to express our family's
unwavering belief that a
Commission of Inquiry can
bring closure, not only for our
family, but for the Guyanese

"The Inquiry", she said, "is
essential for the truth to emerge,
is consistent with democratic
principles, and will be an
instrument of reconciliation. It
is vital that the appointment
and cooperation of the
Commission be underpinned by
an Act of Parliament supported
unanimously across the House".

word "assassinated" for "killed"
in order to have unanimous
approval for a Commission of
Inquiry into his death.:
This may come as a shock
to people in Guyana and other
countries of our CARICOM
region, as well as the Caribbean
Diasporas and Africa, where the

"assassination" from the
relevant clauses and to
substitute instead "killed" and
"death". Or, to omit an
ENTIRE clause just to suit a
self-serving agenda, under the
guise of securing "unanimous"
(read "PNC") parliamentary
support for the inquiry.

democracy and social justice';
"And whereas there have
been calls for a full investigation
into the 'assassination' of Dr
Walter Rodney, which have
received broad support'
"Be it resolved: That this
National Assembly, in paying
tribute to the memory of this
illustrious son of Guyana and
on the occasion of the 25th
Anniversary of his untimely and

WHCKY 5s3*1

It is quite a quantum
leap, therefore, from Rodney's
letter, which made clear that her
husband was "assassinated on
June 13, 1980", and
her suggestion for "unanimous"
parliamentary support for an
Act of Parliament for a
Commission of Inquiry", to the
now insulting and shocking
amendments from the WPA/
GAP to the government's
motion in order to win
support from the PNC, the
party that has always been
linked with Rodney's death.
The original motion for the
Commission of Inquiry, as
moved by Minister of Home
Affairs, Culture, Youth and
Sports, Gail Teixeira, reads as

"Whereas on June 13, 1980,
Dr Walter Rodney, a
distinguished Guyanese scholar,
was 'assassinated' by an
explosion which occurred in his
car at John'and Hadfield Streets,
And whereas Dr Rodney
was at the time of his death an
eminent political leader engaged
in a struggle against
'authoritarian rule for

tragic death, support an inquiry
being conducted into the
circumstance surrounding the
death of Dr Rodney".
In contrast, the amended
motion, truncated of key words
and a whole clause, as passed
with the government benches
abstaining, requested:
"Whereas on June 13, 1980,
Dr Walter Rodney, a
distinguished scholar and
champion of the multi-racial
working people, was 'killed' by
an explosion which occurred in
his car at John and Hadfield,
Streets, Georgetown;
And whereas .there have
been calls for a full and impartial
investigation into the 'death' of
Dr Walter Rodney, which have
received local, regional and
international support;
"Be it resolved: That this
National Assembly in paying
tribute to the memory of this
illustrious son of Guyana and
on the occasion of the 25th
Anniversary of his untimely and
tragic death, support an
international inquiry being
conducted without delay into
the circumstance surrounding
the death of Dr Walter
The day after the amended
motion passed with the

government MPs abstaining,
President Jagdeo announced
that he would go ahead with the
establishment in two months
time of a Commission of
Inquiry into the death of Walter


Minister, who would most
certainly be shocked and
outraged by the significant
changes to the government's
motion for the Commission of
Inquiry, is Ralph Gonsalves of
St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
He was the featured guest
speaker at the ceremonial launch
in Georgetown of the 25th
Anniversary of Rodney's death
when, to the applause from the
audience, that included those
involved in last week's tricks in
parliament, he said:
"We must not forget that
Walter Rodney was not killed.
He did not merely die. He was
assassinated.... He did not die
of old age in his bed. He was cut
down in the prime of his life by
assassins. And you know that
while the alleged assassin may
be dead, those who set the
context for the assassination are
still around in the region. It
doesn't make sense that we
speak, unless we have a
commitment to truth"?
Well, it is something for
those who chose to play games
with words, at the expense of
"truth", should reflect on what
Gonsalves had to say.
Especially, if they wish to
continue speaking about or in
Rodney's name.
No point attacking the
'Guyana Chronicle' for its
reporting on the outcome of the
parliament's debate and
approval of the amended
Neither the political
interest nor political activity
of Sheila Holder, who
formally proposed the
amendments was known
(Please turn to page seven)




I AM all ready to lead the
fourth force.
Okay, okay -- thank'you
very much. Thank you! Thank
You can stop the deafening
applause and shattering
screaming now. Calm down,
please; please calm down. Yeah,
yeah I hear you!
Hello -- this is me, not Shah
Rukh Khan touching down in
Thank you. Thank you.
Please -- no bowing at my feet.
This is simply something I have
got to do.
What's that you say? You
glad I leading the fourth force
and running for President?
Who? Me?
Look sweetheart. Stop
smiling so satisfyingly as if
you've seen Shah Rukh Khan
or your deliverer. I am not
Me run for President? Me
enter politics?
.My dear -- I like writing
about goats; their antics are an
eternal delight to me, but I am
not a goat. Please understand
I know my limitations (I
hope to God some other people
can realise theirs this country
would be so much better off)
and politics is not my calling.
Okay, okay -- stop the

crying and bawling now, please.
Stop the ranting and raving! No
matter how much you all carry
on, I am not running for
President and I am not getting
into politics. That's final.
Here are some tissues -
dry your eyes and weep no
All right now that I have
got your attention once again,
let's get back to this fourth
force thing.
This country has a first
force and a second force (well,
sort of) and there's talk about a
third force. (A reader, William
Rambaghan, called the last
named a turd force but I am not
getting into that. I stress I am
not a goat).
Guyana also has The
United Force you don't know
what that is? I don't blame you.
Neither do I, but I've heard
some people say there's such a
farce oopss!) force.
And there are the Police
Force and the Guyana Defence
(You don't know what those
are too and what they do?)
Lord, have mercy.
And there have been so
many other forces before -
plenty pooh pooh forces that
have surfaced in Guyana's dog
season oopss!) elections time.
In previous elections we
have had POODOOM,

(From page six)
when Rodney was leading the WPA in the fight against
authoritarian rule and working for unity of the Guyanese
But it must be evident to all who are familiar with the social
and political realities of Guyana that for all practical purposes, the
WPA, of which the slain historian was its most outstanding co-
founder and co-leader, is no longer what parades as the party of
Rodney, whose body was severed in two by that assassin's
bomb, concealed in a walkie talkie, on the night in June, 25 years
ago, must now be turning in his grave over what could correctly be
viewed as a most sickening act of political collaboration and
opportunism by what remains of a once bright spot on the Guyanese
political landscape in the form of the original WPA when he so
courageously led from the frontline against "Burnham's dictatorship"
under the heinous doctrine of "party paramountcy".

The WPA launched an attack on the 'Guyana Chronicle' last
Thursday for its reporting on the outcome of the debate on the
motion fdr the inquiry into Rodney's death.
In my view, the core of the report carried the central message
of a perceived collaboration by the WPA to significantly dilute the
original motion submitted by the Minister of Home Affairs with
the intention to appease the PNC sufficiently to gain "unanimous"
endorsement of an amended version for the inquiry.
That may have hurt, the truth always does. But no point in shooting
the messenger for simply bringing the message. The 'Chronicle', however,
did right in also publishing the following day the criticism levelled against
it by the WPAin this ongoing "words" game.
No one familiar with some leading figures and well
meaning activists of what is left of the WPA would wish to question
their honest claims that Rodney was a victim of assassination under
what he had struggled against as "the Burnham dictatorship".
There is, however, this crucial question: Why, then, in the name of a
highly dubious "unanimous" vote to secure support from the PNC, the
very party that had openly threatened the likes of Rodney that "our steel is
sharper", should today's remnant of the WPA seek to accommodate the
inheritors of Bumrnham's party over an-inquiry into Rodney's death?
I do not accept that some of these elements are preparing the
groundwork for future political alignments with the PNC, ahead of
general elections in.2006.
But while sleeping in the same bed with an arch political foe may
be acceptable within the context of "all things are possible in
politics", it is disturbing to know that to this day, the accommodated
PNC is yet to offer even a muted apology, or show some remorse
for its many misdeeds, including political murders, institutionalized
electoral fraud and for reducing Guyana to an economic basket case
a i...i i lc. ... .. 's -2.t p ,q nations, during its long yp iv tin

.. C-e[. 5t,^ Cl; .Cai uniessn itt! i,'y J i ,- 4he .j ao,}e,?. ,
.dtfafh of WalterRodney_

WABOOM and so many other
little parties; and, trust me,
many more will mushroom as
the next election draws near.
like little tadpoles that pop up
when it rains. And like the little
tadpoles jumping up and down
and making a nuisance of
themselves, they disappear
shortly after.
We've had and have a lot of
forces, I tell you. But there's
room for a fourth force. (Don't
start that cheering again).
How about a fourth force-
dedicated to getting the
authorities to take action on


infraction and agitating for action
on burning issues when none
seems to be forthcoming.

On vacation
I AM off on a well-deser-ed 10-weeks vacation
from Tuesday. I'll try to send you postcards
from wherever I find myself in these next 10

cleansing the country of evils
that are taking deep root here?
Citizens across the
country are fed up with
rampant crime and many are
in fear from gunmen on the
rampage. Drug rings are
entrenched and more and
more addicts are appearing in
our villages and towns.
While there are ambitious
plans to counter these and a
litany of other woes, there is a
crying need for a pressure group
that would keep those
responsible for these and other
areas on their toes and keep
them hopping.
There should be a vibrant
group keeping track of every

Political parties and their
front groups (all political parties
have them) almost always have
ulterior motives (mostly vote-
catching) when they take a
stand on issues.
Opposition parties and
their cohorts have perfected
the art of coming up with
issues to try to make the
governing party look bad --
that's the nature of the
opposition in this country.
And the governing party, in
a kind of regrettable reflex
action, seems to spend most
of its time and effort in
trying to deflect tirades and
attacks from its political
opponents when most of

these do not even deserve the
dignity of a response.
And in the dust and heat
churned up in these
cockfights, the issues that
really matter to most people
are clouded.
A fourth force not
blinded by.the monkeys on
the shoulder dedicated to
catching votes come the next
election could help to keep
the focus on issues that are
of primary concern and
lobby for sustained and
dedicated action on these.
Those who contest
elections have a legitimate right
to woo voters and those who
want action on issues that are
of primary concern to them,
have an equally legitimate right
to lobby for that.
The fourth force, free of the
vote-catching bogeyman, could

be the force that could make a
difference amid the dizzying
array of other forces that
sometimes threaten to drown
others in their mad scramble for
It's worth a try and now
that I have led the discussion on
the fourth force may the force
be with you!
What's that you say? You
thought I was leading the
fourth force? Do I look like
a goat?
I meant lead the discussion
on the fourth force and now
that I have done so, I gone.
Thank you very much for
the opportunity to lead this
My name is Sharief Khan
and I am NOT running for
Here're some tissues to
dry your tears, my dears.



"Case of corruption of absolute oower"

author of 'How Europe
Underdeveloped Africa', would
certainly have condemned the
Mugabe regime for its brutal,
inhumane forced evictions of the
thousands of urban
Zimbabwean slum dwellers and
street vendors without any
alternative accommodation.
Mugabe has said that
destruction of the illegal homes
and market stalls was in keeping
with his government's fight
against crime and cleaning up
unsanitary conditions in the
cities. But as United Nations
human rights advocates have
observed, the victims were
given no prior notice, had no
opportunity to appeal and for
most no chance to retrieve their
property before destruction and
brute force.
It just so happens that the
thousands of evicted victims of
an expanding community of
urban squatters in shacks called
"homes", and the
wayside market vendors,
existing in a collapsed economy,
are reputed to be among voting
supporters of the opposition
Movemnenl for Deinocratic
ehaite (M DC) led by .Morgen
.' isvai iiira-i. ;a t lie. l ast. .g6 ,614
election. V"'"
Walter Rodncy, whose

Analysis by Rickey Singh

THE latest demonstration of
the corruption of absolute
power in Zimbabwe has
forced United Nations
Secretary General Kofi
Annan to dispatch, last
weekend, his Human
Settlement Programme
Director, Anna Tibaijuka, to
assess the plight of thousands
of urban squatters and
vendors who have fallen
victims to a demolition and
evacuation blitzkreig by the
government of former
'revolutionary hero',
President Robert Mugabe.
In contrast, the silence of
officialdom across Africa is
deafening. Indeed, the African
Union (AU) currently planning
for its summit in Libya and to
be attended by Annan has
refused to make a statement on
the matter.
And this could well provide
a convenient political shelter for
our own Caribbean CoUmnunity
governments to keep their own
silence on what is a human
tragedy involving an estimated

J-,. :i.t'sa iet- Wteri v od kn'i
' ':is a ii', ni it o ht' .'l iyul ghlt ol1
Junce 1 3 190, Wxalter Rodney,

Caribbean and African
colleagues earlier this month
joined in marking the 25th
anniversary of his assassination
under the then Forbes Burnham
regime, had a few weeks prior
to his death returned, from'
Harare where, at a meeting-
with President Mugabe, was
asked to help establish a
development institute in
Zimbabwe. Such was their
mutual admiration at the time.

This same Mugabe was to
subsequently provoke such
deep disillusionment over the
years, at home and abroad, that
the Jamaica-born political
scientist, Horace Campbell, who
chaired the international
planning committee for the
Rodney Commemoration
Anniversary, felh compelled to
produce a scathing examination
of the once greatly admired anti-
colonial revolutionary in his
'Rec laimiing Zimbabwe',
published in (.003 b 'New
A'-'ica Books', Southiiin_! a..
Without diminishinsg
m'li'gaIhe'si h ict u'C, inAl iltions

Uninorit' i-;, 'acx C a.:i'p!'cel-

who lived and taught in
Zimbabwe in the 1990s, has
offered an assessment of life in
that Central African
nation under the leadership of
the head of the Zimbabwe
African National Union
(ZANU) that makes sorry
reading on the corruption of
absolute power.
Those human rights
activists and broad-minded
internationalists and Pan-
Africanists for whom there can
be no rationalisation of the
brutalisation of humanity by
oppressive regimes -
irrespective of race, tribe or
nationality should not bother
to urge our CARICOM leaders
to condemn the horrors
unleashed by the
Mugabe regime against the
urban squatters and vendors,
when they meet for their annual
summit in St Lucia from today.
A spokesman for the AU
noted that they had "more
serious issues to address" and
that the displacement of
squatters was "'a matter for the
elected government of
Zimbabwec". How very sell-
.erving. cynical a response!
All of the CARICOM
administrations must he
(iptley .n.i'-, stfh of
'e ef.ao t!rn' t pa e I ll.% t:>i
(Pkease turn to page nine)

[By Sharlef Khan]



Rub6n Sili6

DURING the 'Inter
national Seminar
on Climatic
Change, Natural Disasters,
Early Warning Systems and
Civil Protection'1[1], which
examined the primary
causes of these phenomena
and the resulting problems
for the population, I heard
reports presented by the aca-
demics and experts in atten-
dance and was inspired to
write these notes.
Among the lessons learnt,
we could underscore the need to
increase our awareness of the

severity of natural disasters,
with one of the main elements
being to recognize the role of hu-
man beings and that of nature.
During the Seminar we saw ex-
perts refer to landslides and
hurricanes, explaining that the
greatest tragedies occurred in
those areas where human beings
had displaced nature in order to
construct their homes.
What is worse is that in
many cases, stories were told of
people who had been battered
by such events several decades
ago and having forgotten the
past. people returned to the
same locations to live. This has
taken place on the banks of riv-
ers or on mountainsides. In

other words, the responsibility
rests on the shoulders of human
beings who have tried to contend
with nature for space.
Nature has no history,
since it does not change in
order to adapt to life in spe-
cific environments as hu-
mans do. Humans are respon-
sible for their own existence,
while nature is constant.
That is what allows us to be-
come more and more knowl-
edgeable where nature is con-
cerned. With power and by
understanding its laws, we
can defy space and time, be-
cause if this were not the case
and, for example, the law of
gravity were not absolute,

what would guarantee us
safety in spatial movements
as is the case today? The
same occurs with properties
of different elements, animal
behaviour or the course of
Therefore, when we speak
about the history of flooded riv-
ers or land shifts or hurricanes,
what we are referring to is the
action of human beings with re-
spect to those uncontrollable
processes that stem from spe-
cific causes. So we human be-
ings create our culture based on
the environment in which we
It is therefore urgent to
review our culture in light of

I ",.!,





Claimants of agricultural Public lands situate on the Right Bank, Bonasika River and its environs,
Region No. 3 are hereby notified that a Preliminary List & Draft Plans of land claims submitted for the
areas specified in the Schedule below during the Land Tenure Regularisation claims registration
exercise are posted at:

Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission's Field Office on the Right Bank, Bonasika River
Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission's Sub-Office at Crane Village, West Coast, Demerara
Bibi's Shop and Mahindranauth's ak Black Boy's Shop, Bonasika River
Lower Bonasika Primary School

Claimants are encouraged to visit the above stated venues to ensure that their claims) are correctly
listed and annotated on the draft plans and preliminary list. Claimants may then submit any correction
to the list in relation to errors in their Names ID number etc and,' or their land parcels Objections to;
the land claims listed and/or counter claims may also be made on the prescribed forms;

Submnis._Sicns for corrEctions, objections and/or counter claims to' theh Freliminary List will be j
Sacce-pt.ed as sE'eIlei he!O'.Vw
S. .ar Land.s 3 r. ?'/s Com1ni-ssion's Fie.d Of ice cn ehe Right Ban'., Bon.iasia Riv.. frorn
Su-l-da ...iuly 02"' 2005 to Saturday. July 30'", 2005 dC;ring the hours of 8:30am- 4:30 pm
| "cl'ly excepti on National Holidays).
Guyana Lands,& T ...'',. Comrrnission 'SLl.-Off .S C.. a n. .,'.st C.' ast, Deme-ir Toie-day,
July ."., 20, 5 t ro r-iday, July 29". '",,1 during Officr. hours o!, 'liondays to Fridays

Areas Scheduled for this exercise are:

Right Bank, Bonasika River between Hign Level Canal and Conservancy Damn
Right Bank Bonasika River (Waramia Outlet). Waramia Creek
Plot 252,253,254, & 255 Left Bank Bonasika River
Plot 179 & 283 Right Bank Bonasika River

DATED: July 2rd 2005

. .' . . . . ." . . . . . . . - ^

The Greater

Caribbean This Week

nature, since it has its own
elements before which we
present ourselves or in which
we intervene, so we must bear
in mind that the earth is also our
Year after year, once the
hurricane season begins, panic
spreads throughout our coun-
tries: statistics of damages pre-
viously suffered are reviewed;
deaths are recalled with horror
and pain, while the drama expe-
rienced by victims is relived.
This leads us to think about
those people still living with the
threat of danger, by occupying
those areas that are recognized
as being high risk.
However, of all of this,
what should matter most to us
is recognizing that although na-
ture does not control the cul-
tural environment, we are obli-
gated to develop behaviour that

takes that environment into ac-
count. The historical responsi-
bility of human beings is to en-
sure proper balance between
ecology and culture. Further-
more, we must recognize that it
is our duty to disseminate and
explain that destructive part of
our history, so that future gen-
erations would have an adequate
vision of that erratic behaviour
and the magnitude of the prob-
lems it brings. This is essential
in order to incorporate into our
daily lives a culture of preven-
tion that is consistent with the
increase in natural events.
Dr. Ruben Silie Valdez is
the Secretary General of the
Association of Caribbean
States. The views expressed
are not necessarily the offi-
cial views of the ACS. Feed-
back can be sent to:
mail @acs-aec.org


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Investment critical to growth of

agro-processin g industry- NARI Director
<&sv i msin indu

By Chamanlall Naipaul

National Agricultural
Research Institute
(NARI), Dr. Oudho
Homenauth feels that
the agro-processing
industry in Guyana has
the potential to grow
and develop into a
major industry, but
investment by the
private sector is vital.
He told the Chronicle, NARI
can only help, to transfer the
agro-processing technology to
the farmers and entrepreneurs,
but for the industry to develop,
.investments in machinery and
equipment would have to come
from the private sector.
One of the problems facing
the local agriculture sector is that
when there is a glut of fruits and
vegetables, there is no avenue for

them to be absorbed as the agro-
processing sector is still in its
infancy here. Consequently,
most of the agricultural produce
is exported in its fresh form, Dr.
Homenauth said.
He noted too that locating
adequate markets for processed
fruits and vegetables is essential
for stimulating entrepreneurs to
invest in agro-processing.,
In this regard, some effort
has been made to promote what
Guyana has to offer at various
trade shows in the Caribbean and
North America.
Two products that have the
potential to penetrate the North
American market are powdered
thyme, and celery which do not
need large-scale investments.
He added that samples of
these products were on display
at the recent Toronto Trade Fair
which formed part of the
celebrations of Guyana's 39th
independence anniversary
organised by the Guyanese
diaspora in Canada.
Dr. Homenauth also said the

(From page seven)
now expediently seek coyer behind this blunt refusal by the
African Union to speak out against the campaign of
demolitions and evictions, as earlier called for by the British
and American governments.

True, both Prime Minister Tony Blair and President George
Bush, the twins of the pre-emptive war on Iraq, may have their
own self-serving agendas in seeking to internationalise the atrocities
in Zimbabwe.
But with the internationally respected government in South
Africa conveniently remaining silent on continuing violations of
human rights in Zimbabwe, having earlier refused to pass judgement
on claimed widespread malpractices at the last parliamentary
elections, the AU's refusal to condemn the mass demolitions and
evictions should come as no real surprise.
Especially, as noted by the BBC's Elizabeth Blunt this past
weekend: "The sad truth is that what is going on in Zimbabwe at
the moment is not at all unusual...
"From one end of Africa to the other, governments have set
about slum clearance schemes without any consideration for the
people who live there, or any sense of responsibility for what
happens to them afterwards".
She offered some examples in Nigeria whose government
currently holds the chair of the African Union Ivory Coast. and
the Cameroon, where demolition and eviction politics ruined the
lives of thousands of squatters.
Question for us in CARICOM, is whether our
own governments, that like to recite their commitment
to human rights observance and democratic governance, can
bring themselves to speak out, collectively or separately,
against the gross abuse of power, the horrors of thousands of
squatters homes and market stalls being set ablaze or
bulldozed with no immediate alternative?



July 1 July 16
Everything must go!!!
Avinash & Ravina (Water Street)
Anand's & Avishkar (Regent Street)
Athina's & Devina's (Berbice Bos Park)
Call: 225-3361/227-7829

fruit. rambutan. which originated
from South-East Asia. is being
grown by local farmers and the
focus is now on expanding
cultivation as it is a high-priced
fruit on the international market.
The rambutan is versatile as well
because it is edible and can be
processed into juices or other
value-added products such as
jams and jellies.
However, he pointed out
that it takes about three to four
years for one 'bearing', but with
the use of grafting techniques.
this could be reduced to about a

Malaysian expert on
rambutan cultivation, Dr. Hoe
Hing, who was here in 2003, said
local farmers should be
encouraged to increase
cultivation of the fruit.
He also stressed that
Guyana's agricultural drive
should encompass a good
variety of crops.
In Guyana, the earliest
cultivation of rambutan dates
back to 1966, with the first batch
of seedlings being imported from
Thailand by the famous
mountaineer Adrian Thompson.
After his death, Guyanese Boyo

Ramsaroop continued
cultivating the fruit.
In the meantime, Dr.
Homnenauth said the mobile
demonstration fruit processing
.equipment, acquired as a gift
from the Indian governmentl,is
being Ised to acquaint farmers
in various agricultural
communities with fruit-
processing methods and
Demonstration sessions
have been conducted on the
Essequibo Coast, East Bank
Essequibo, East Coast Demerara
and West Berbice, Dr.

Homenauth said. adding thatthe
response from farmers has been
"There is a need to
inculcate a culture of fruit
processing among our farmers
as they are accustomed to the
practice of only marketing
fresh fruits," Dr. Homenauth
The demonstrations are
to be continued in other
farming communities as
the mango season develops.
Experts use mangoes, in the
main, during -the
demonstration sessions.





Claimants of and Persons with valid interest in Agricultural Public Lands in the Second and Extra
Depths of Golden Grove, Nabaclis, Victoria and Belfield, East Coast Demerara, Region 4
are hereby notified that a Preliminary List of Claimants registered during the Land Tenure
Regularisation exercise and Draft Plans of the areas mentioned above are posted at:

The Nabaclis Village Office, East Coast Demerara
The Victoria Village Office, East Coast Demerara
The Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission at 22 Upper Hadfield Street, Georgetown.

Claimants are encouraged to visit the above stated venues to ensure that their
claim/claims are correctly recorded on the draft plans and preliminary list. Claimants may then
submit any correction to the list in relation to errors in their names, ID numbers etc and/or their
land parcel/parcels.

Objections to any claims listed and/or counter claims may also be made on the prescribed
forms provided.

Submissions for corrections, objections and/or counter claims to the Preliminary List will be
accepted as scheduled below:

Nabaclis Village Office on Wednesday,. July 6, 2005 and Thursday July 7, 2005
during the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Victoria Village Office on Tuesday July 12 and Wednesday July 13 during the hours
of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission at 22 Upper Hadfield Street, Georgetown.
from Wednesday July6, 2005 to Friday, July 29,2005 except weekends and National



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By Michel Outridge
OMADELLA Peters, 17, of
Lot 19 Sideline Dam, Ann's
Grove, East Coast Demerara,
who was fatally stabbed on
Friday afternoon, had been a
tormented and frightened
teen, her parents said
Peters was stabbed in the

Invitation for Rids


Date of the Invitation[06/28/05]
Loan Contract No.: 1107/SF-GY
Invitation for Bids No.: B3.2W.015 & B3.2W.016

1. The Government of Guyana-has received financing from the Inter-American Development Bank towards the cost of the -
Basic Education Access and Management Support (BEAMS) Programme. It is.intended that part of the proceeds of this
financing will be applied to eligible payments underthe contract for the Supply of Furniture for Project Schools

2. The Government of Guyana acting through the Ministry of Education, 21 Brickdam, Stabroek, Georgetown, Guyana, now
invites sealed bids from interested Contractors for:

(a) Supply of Furniture for Rehabilitated Project Schools
(b) Supply of Furniture for New Project Schools

3. Interested Contractors may obtain further iriformation, including eligibility to participate and may inspect and purchase the
bidding documents at the address below, as from 07/05/05 to 07/15/05. Bid documents may be purchased by written
communication or by applying in person between 08:00 and 15:00 hours Monday to Friday, except on public holidays to
the office of the:

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Tel. # (592) 226 3332

4. The cost for one set of bid documents for each project shall be a non-reimbursable amount of US$30 or G$6, 000 in the
form of a Bank Draft made payable to the "Project Manager, BEAMS Programme".

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Bids must be placed in the Tender Box of the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board at the address
mentioned above before 09:00 hrs on Tuesday, 07/19/05. It will not be necessary to submit bids in person since they may
be sent by mail. However, the Employer is not responsible for bids not received thereof before the time and date specified
for receipt of bids: Late bids will be rejected and returned unopened. However, it is advisable that these bids be sent early
to avoid transportation delays. Bids must be submitted in duplicate, marked 'Original' and 'Copy' respectively.
6.. Apre-bid meeting will be held on 07/12/05 at the office of the Project Implementation Unit at 10:00 hrs.
7. Valid Guyana Revenue Authority and National Insurance Scheme certificates of Compliance must accompany bids for
firms registered in Guyana. All other requisite documentation must be submitted along with the bid. Please pay special
attention to the information required under Section III "Evaluation and Qualification Criteria" of the Bidding Documents.
8. Bids will be opened at a public ceremony, in the presence of those Bidders' or their representatives who choose to attend
immediately after 09:00 hours on Tuesday, 07/19/05 in the conference room of the National Procurement and Tender
Administration Board, Ministry of Finance, Main & Urquhart Streets, Georgetown, Guyana.
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Education
Co-operative Republic of Guyana
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region of the heart on the Ann's
Grove Public Road! while she
was on her way home from
work. She died at the
Georgetown Public Hospital
Corporation (GPHC).
Her parents said yesterday
that she was often trailed
and tormented by the
spumed 45-year-old man
who eventually ended her
The obsessed killer
would usually pass in
front of their home at
nights and issue death
threats to the teen and her
family, her parents
recalled. ,
He had openly -
threatened to murder her /
on numerous occasions -
because she refused to
condone an illicit -J
relationship with him.
The dead teen's
mother, Beverly Peters,
42, fold the Chronicle that
the man, who reportedly hails.
from Belfield Village, also on the
East Coast, had Ivisited the
home and admitted that he liked
her daughter. But he said she
warned him to stay away from
the teen because he was too old
for her.
"I told him that you can't
just see somebody and like
them," Mrs. !Peters said.
She said despite the
warning, the man' continued to
stalk her daughter.'
Omadella's father, Evan
Peters, 43, said they had made
several reports 'f the man's
threats to the Clo brook Police
Station, but to date, no one has
responded to their complaints.
The distraught man related

that Omadella, the second of
five children, had minutes before
been dropped off at the Anns
Grove Public Road by a
Denmor Garment Factory bus.
He related that she had asked a
villager to drop her home on his

He said this move
apparently aggravated the killer
who had followed the teen in a
taxi. The man exited, the taxi and
reportedly ordered the girl off
the bicycle. After a brief scuffle,
he stabbed her.
Mr. Peters said his daughter
never had a relationship with
the man and she was very afraid
of him because of the way he
often threatened to end her life.
About 15 minutes after
stabbing the teen, the man was
apprehended by residents and
after a severe beating he was
taken into police custody.
Omadella was described
as a very kind and friendly

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ADMISSIONS 2005/2006

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons who
may wish to pursue the following Degree, Associate Degree
and Certificatre Programmes in the Faculty of Health
Sciences, University of Guyana from September 2005.



Admission Requirements:


. a. A first degree Pass with Credit as a minimum in a
Science Based Programmes for example, Biology or
Chemistry or Physics, or Environmental Science or
Health Sciences.

b. A minimum of three (3) passes at the GCE "A" Levels
or its Equivalent in Physics, Biology or Mathematics
with a "0" as the minimum grade in at least two (2)


c A minimum of three (3)' passes in CAPE or 'its
-:.equivalent in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or
Mathematics with grade III as the minimum grade in at
leasttwo (2) subjects.


h. A Bachelor of
a recognized

Science (BSc) Degree in Nursing from
institution with a minimum Pass with:


i. Dentex Certificate from the Ministry of Health
together with any additional qualification that may be
considered to be equivalent to any of the above.


a. Passes at five (5) subjects at the CXC (General,
Proficiency) Examination, Grades 1 to III (or
equivalent) at one (1) sitting or six(6) Subjects at two
(2) sitings which must include English Language,
Mathematics and any two (2) of the following science
subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Integrated Science
(Single Award) and Physics.
b. Three (3) subjects at the CXC (General Proficiency)
Examination, Grades 1 to III (or equivalent) which
must include EnglishLanguage, Mathematics and
one of the following science subjects: Biology,
Physics, Chemistry or Integrated Science (Single
Award) together with the two-year Ordinary Diploma
(ODC) (Pass with Credit) from the Government,
Technical Institute. (GTI).


e. Any other qualification deemed equivalent by the
University to any of the above.


a. Applicants with grades I, II or I11 CXC General
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Equivalent) in five (5) different subjects will be
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Mathematics at exceptional grades must be included
among the subject held:

b. Applicants may also be considered for admission if
they obtain four (4) Subjects at the CXC General
Proficiency/GCE "0" Level which must include
English Language, Mathematics, and Biology or
Human Biology together with the two-year Ordinry
Diploma in-Science (Credit) from the GTI/NATI. In all
cases preference will be given to applicants with
Grades I and II.

Notes (i) The certificate in X-ray Techniques from
GAHEF or Ministry of Health along with 2
years continuous experience-as an X-ray
Technician will be considered.

(ii) .Registered professional nurses or Medex
with a minimum of 3 years experience after
qualification, and registration will be


Applicants to the Certificates in Health Sciences
d. First year passes in a. Science Based programme c. Mature students (26 years and over ) will be Tutors and Health Services Managers must obtain:
such as Biology or .Chemistry or Physics or considered provided they have two (2) subjects at
Environmental Studies with grade "B" as the minimum the CXC (General Proficiency) Examination, .Grade I a. A professional certificate awarded by an approved
grade in at least two (2) of the following courses; (BIO or III (or equivalent) which must include English body in one of the Health Sciences disciplines such
'111, BIO 121), (CHM 111, CHM 122,CHM 123), (MTH Language, a. Science Sugjector Mathematics and as Nursing, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Medical
111, MTH 121, MTH 122,)(MTH 122, MTH 123), (PHY three eTechnology and Environmental Health, along with a
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12 .............SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 3, 2005

Committee formed to probe

complaints at A&E Unit

THE'numerous complaints
made about treatment
received at the Georgetown
Public Hospital has led to the
formation yesterday of a
committee to investigate the
operations of the Accident and

Emergency Unit of the
Chief Executive .Officer of
the hospital, Mr. Michael Khan
said yesterday that the
committee, which was
appointed by the Medical

Advisory Committee,
comprises the Director of
Administrative Services, the
Chief Executive Officer, three
doctors and two nurses.
Included on the committee is the
head of the Accident and

Emergency Unit.
The seven-member body
has one month to look into the
operations and make the
necessary recommendations,
Khan said.
Meanwhile, Minister of

Names of Employers who indebted to NIS Three (3) Months & Over
Reg. Name of Employer Period

16977 South Carib Metals Kenneth Short
13350, Demerara Woods
187 Transport & Harbours Department
10145 Forest Products Association
27054 Vishok Persaud E-Networks
24258 Pebbles Play Group
23671 Kay's Enterprise
18106 Sally Woodworking Estb.
24546 Jaipaul Rampersaud
17224 Udit Narine
18151 Caribbean Clothing Company
201121 Inglefield Ogilvy & Mather
25084! Nadeia Singh
26827i The Reef Incorporated
14215 National Security Services
18662' The Sheriff Restaurant & Bar
17339 Omprakash Shivraj & Wong Chan -
Buddy's Mai Tung Rest.
27226 Francine Dickie Francine's Fish Shop
26967 Rae Seebarran
26561 H. N. Super Savings
212 Alfonso's Modern Record Store
14259 Sookson's Garment
17917! Prince Wills Rayon House of Fashion
16316 Ruckma Singh G. Singh & Sons
190171 Electrical & Electronic Systems Ctrl
21718q Crystal Copy Centre
226361 Mahendra Srasse
10154! Moharned Jaffar (Guynaz)
238291 New Great Wall Restaurant
183750 Euclin Gomes- 5th Avenue Enterprise Ltd.
168541 Aleem-Ud-Deen Hack
18330 Cecil Abrams (Regency Shopping Centre)
436 Shaw Poultry Supplies
2154, Mlohan Ramlohan
0 4435 Bibi Eh-an
14797 Rarnmd.at Shiopersaud (indra Fashion)
21044 Lakeram Odit
25118 Pamela October
25164 Carmen Dick
23568 June', l1s' hir
11319 JohnrDaSilva
2" Ganga :'-.r
248071 Myrtie Hoider
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Savita S r,,-
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March 2005 Present
January 2004- Present

January May 2005
February April 2005
January May 2005
November 2004 April 2005
February May 2005
September October 2004 & April 2005
February May 2005
February -May 2005
August 2004 May 2005
January May 2005
February May 2005
November 2004 May 2005

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January 2000 May 2005
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Deernber 2003 December 2004
October 2004 May 2005
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January May 2005
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2000 to present
January ?'?"3 May 2'005
..:4 to present
, July ...,:, -May .m -,
IMay June "
October -May '.
January Aprii'

Health Dr. Leslie Ramsammy
should receive the report on
the death of Guyana Defence
Force (GDF) Private Gilford
Henry by Tuesday. So said
Chief Executive Officer
(CEO) of the Georgetown
Public Hospital Corporation
(GPHC) Mr. Michael Khan
The report was compiled
by Khan and handed over to
Director of Medical and
Professional Services Dr.
Madan Rambarran on Friday
last for review.
The investigation was '
launched on June 27, following
reports that Henry did not
receive prompt medical
attention at the hospital when
he was taken there with a
gunshot wound.
Henry was shot in the left
cheek in a botched robbery at
Agricola, East Bank Demerara
on June 26. He was on his way
to work when the incident
occurred. Henry was rushed to
the GPHC but relatives
subsequently removed him
because they said he was not
being treated.
The hospital
administration said it was
greatly concerned about
the allegations made by
the slain soldier's family

(From page two)
Institute (NARI) will
provide the support, he said.
The losses will be
assessed at a meeting on
Tuesday at the Friendship
Community High School, he
Narine also briefed residents
and farmers on plans to reduce
the drainage problems affecting
the community.
General Manager of the
New Guyana Marketing
Corporation (NGMC), Nizam
Hassan and Director of NARI,
Dr Oudho Homenauth advised
farmers on the opportunities to
export agricultural products to
the Caribbean and North
The agencies are ready to
help them move into export-
oriented farming, the two

and the investigation was
Statements were taken from
the nurse and others on duty at

the GPHC at the time Henry
was taken there. The young
man's family members were also
called in to give their version of
Should the allegations be
true, Khan said that the
persons involved could be
taken to the respective
licensed bodies for sanction.
He said that the doctor, who
treated Henry, works part -
time and is called into the
hospital in case of
emergencies. (Shawnel

. During the meeting
yesterday residents also raised
poor living conditions in the
Friendship squatting area which
has been identified for
regularisation by the Ministry of
Housing and Water.
In the interim some help
would be provided to ease their
plight, Sawh assured and said he
would be relaying their concerns
to Minister of Housing and
Water, Shaik Baksh.
He also appealed to
residents to work in unison to
put the playground of the
Friendship School, which is in
a horrible condition, in a decent
state so that the children could
have somewhere for recreational
However, he said he will
report the matter to Education
Minister, Dr Henry Jeffrey.

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by the Electrical Inspectorate of the Ministry of Works.

The following areas are scheduled for electrification. in Phase I:-


Sophia Block F (157 lots)
Sophia Block AA (120 lots)
Sophia Block E (211 lots)
Liliendaal Block X (637 lots)
Pattensen Section B (1328 lots)
Turkeyen Section C (813 lots)
Turkeyen Section D (773 iots)
Cummings Lodge Area Y (875 lots)
;0it.Goedvertvagting South 1'93 lots)
Sparendaam (144 lots)
Golf Course, Lusignan (40 lots)
Strathspey Area G (110 lots)
Paradise Area G (49 lots)
Paradise Block 9 (943 lots)
Foulis Block II SILWF (62 lots)
Foulis Block I (703 iots)
Coldingen (443 lots)
Plintatinn, Farm (182 :'tls)
Number 4 Village (34 lots)
S Esau & JJacob ,4i0 lots)
Moco Moco (30 lots)
Go,.vernor Light (30 lots)
Bara Bara (40 lots)
Yi,-ow vC Creek G60 lots)

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Interest Rate for the 3rd Quarter 2005

The public is hereby informed that all late payments of tax
.will attract interest. The interest rate for the 3,' quarter
(1sJuly 30'"September, 2005) is 19.54% per annum.

The calculation of this interest rate is based on the prime
lending rate as published by the Bank of Guyana plus
500 basis points.

K. Sattaur
Commissioner General


Today we bginasre s byMr K @pa
Kara o rcerlaios n lnttin uyn


RACIAL conflicts
have become a very
prominent feature
in our world today. Both the
developed and underdevel-
oped societies seem to suffer
from this malady and
Guyana is not immune to its
influence. Racial violence
followed 2001, 1997 and
1992 general elections
which were all won by the
Peoples Progressive Party/
Civic [PPP/C] whose sup-
port comes predominantly
from Guyanese of Indian an-
cestry. These elections were
declared free and fair by in-
ternational observers and by
the local civic community.
Yet the leadership of the ma-
jor opposition political party,
the Peoples National Con-
gress/Reform [PNC/R]
which represents a constitu-
ency of at least 40 per cent
of the electorate which is
made up of predominantly

Guyanese of African ances-
try, refused to acknowledge
the legitimacy of the 1997
and 2001 elections.
After the 1997 elections,
Mr. Desmond Hoyte, leader of
the opposition, vowed to make
the "country ungovernable and
the slogan of a metaphorical
slow fire chant became one of
the post 2001 elections rallying
opposition calls. Such incite-
ments, it is argued in some quar-
ters, have contributed to the
post-elections violence which
was racial in character. The vic-
tims were mainly Indians and
the perpetrators were mainly
Africans [see GIFT 1998, the
GIHA Crime Report 2003 & re-
ports of. the period from the
Stabroek News anT. the
Chronicle, the two main news-
papers]. The violence that fol-
lowed each general elections has
become progressively more in-
tense and prolonged. Conse-
quently, more property was
damaged and more people were
hurt. It is hoped that this trend
would not be allowed to con-
tinue and that the disaster of
civil war and ethnic cleansing
would avoided.
There is a body of .opinion
which feels that African youths
are targeted by sections of the

military. This is obviously a
cause for concern and should
therefore be investigated and ur-
gent remedial actions taken. In
keeping with this view, the trade
unionist, Lincoln Lewis, used
the term 'economic genocide' to
convey the message of the need
for more investments and em-
ployment opportunities in the
communities inhabited mainly
by Guyanese of African ances-
Large sections of the
Amerindian community con-
stantly draw attention to the ex-
ploitation experienced by
Amerindian workers when they
labour for foreign companies or
Guyanese business people.
They are poorly and irregularly
paid. Further, Amerindian
women are known to be badly
treated by men from the
coastland. The trafficking in.
persons affects mainly
Amerindian women.
The rise of racial con-
flicts and the many initiatives
to resolve them [both in
Guyana and around the
world] have influenced the
undertaking of the present
project. The purpose of my
Please turn
to page 15


1. Sealed tenders are invited from suitably experienced contractors for the; Rehabilitation/Construction
of Roads in Wakenaam Wakenaam Island, Essequibo River, Region No.3.

2. Tender Documents can be uplifted from the Cashier, Ministry of Public Works and Communications,
Fort Street, Kingston, Georgetown from 5th July 2005 upon making a deposit (non-refundable) of five
thousand dollars ($ 5,000.00) in cash for each docwnent in favour of the Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Public Works and Communications.

3. Each completed Tender Document should be placed in a separate sealed envelope marked on the
outside the name of the project and addressed to:

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

and should be deposited in the Tender Box, Ministry of Finance, Main and Urquhart Streets,
Georgetown, before 9:00 a.m on 19th July, 2005.

4. Tenders will be opened at 9:00 a.m on 19th July, 2005 in the presence of tenderers who may wish to
be present.

5. A 2% Bid Bond, valid I.R.D and N.I.S compliances along with the Bid docwnents, must be submitted
by each tenderer.

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pepean hi decndns "mixed

From page 14

larger study is to explore the
theory-and practice of resolv-
ing protracted racial conflicts
in post-colonial Guyana.
However, any attempt to
realise this objective must
endeavour to locate the gen-
esis of this phenomenon. To'
facilitate understanding of
the contemporary situation
the exploration of history is
necessary. This initial sub-
nrission.would concentrate on
the. historical sequence 1831
to .-905. fIt begins before tlie -
abolition of slavery and it in-
cludes seventy [70] years of
indentured immigration.
Thus. it goes to the very ori-
gin of some of the racial en-
counters. The intention here
is to begin the construction of
the historical foundation
upon which the larger project
would be built.
But has not this been done
.this before? To the best of my
knowledge previous writers did
not treat 19th century racial
conflicts among all the races as
their major concern. They either -
treated racial conflicts as a
marginal issue [see B. Moore:
1987] or they focused on the
conflict between the Indians and
the Africans a.s did Robert
Moore. [1970] in his PhD
thesis. His work is very useful
but it is not readily available. It
is at the University of Sussex
Library in the United Kingdom.
Looking at what he called "racial
contradictions" Rodney
concluded that the conflicts
between the Africans and the
Indians were "piddling" i.e.
petty, unimportant or trifling.
Jagan was even more
dismissive. He noted that "In
the earlier period there was no
real conflict between the Indians
and the Africans ... Up to the
mid 1920s they had a common
enemy, the white planters"
The present study, while it
is. concerned with conflicts
among all the races, would also

test the validity of Jagan's and
Rodney's conclusions. Other
scholars adopted an ethnocen-
tric view when they looked at
racial conflicts. The cases they
presented reflected the interest
of the racial group whose cause
they championed. This presen-
tation is significant .therefore
not .only because it foctises on
racial conflicts, thus making a
modest contribution to-the lit-
erature, but also because it seeks
to congregate in one place, and
thus correcting the pioblem.of
Saccessibility, all thie .mitPacial
conflicts in 19th".,ce-I.tury
- Guiana. Further. it 'eel to o'f-
fer and analyse the factors re-
sponsible for these'conflivs. *"

The purpose of this study
is to seek to produce knowledge
that would aid our understand-
ing of racial conflicts in 19th
century British Guiana. Firstly,
it would be observed that the
study is engaging a universal
phenomenon, racial conflict, and
- is seeking to understand it in the
context of one country, British
Guiana, during a given histori-
cal sequence, 1831-1905. This
gives the present work the aura
of a case study.
Secondly, it would be
observed that the period under
study begins 169 years ago and
ends 95 years ago. The time
span that separates the
researcher from the researched
period renders the methods of
. participant observation,
questionnaire design and the
interviewing of people who
participated in the racial
conflicts under examination
To satisfy the purpose of
this study no fieldwork was
undertaken, rather intensive
library research was done. The
main method used to collect
information was the survey and
appraisal of secondary source
materials from various libraries
which included the university
libraries of Warwick,
Birmingham, London, Sussex

and Guyana. Data collection
and analysis were informed by
the view that meaning and truth
are socially constructed [see
Berger and Luckmann 1967] and
also, that reality could be
subjected to interpretation [see
Crotty 1998: 66-86]. This
study could also be seen as
embracing some, of the tenets of. '
constructionism and
interpretivism. These
epistemological pei peciieds
were chosen because they. :re at
once realist; relativist and riot .
dogmtauic and the\ do not in .ian
waN compromise the. initer,,N
ofthe.rese'aiuh p,'liL

Race, race relations and::'
racial conflicts are key con- -."
cepts the reader would en- .
counter herein. These con- ..
cepts mean different things to
different people. In'is Lthere- .
fore important for me to ex-
plain .the meanings they "
bring to the present study. It
should be borne in mind that
in the 19th Century ethnicity,.
ethnic conflicts, ethnic rela- .
tions and ethnic groups were.'.
yet to be part of the vocabu-
lary and of public discourse.
Race ideas were and hence'
their utilisation here. .

In 1850 Knox proclaimed,
"... in human history race is ev-
erything..." [see Mitter 1983:
27] and in the unravelling of his-
tory Gobineau posited "...the
great human civilisations ...
have been produced upon the
initiative of the white race" [see
Banton 1996: 151]. The ruling .
ideas of the 19th century sup-
ported the view that human be-
ings could be divided into per-
manent and discrete races. Fur-
ther, the findings of science
were manipulated to show that
there was a. convergence be-
tween biology and development.
Darwin's law of natural selec-
tion was combined with
Spencer's theory that the ge-
netic constitution of an indi-

vidual or a racial group deter-
mined the social behaviour of
that individual or racial group.
This pseudo-scientific approach
gave credibility, to the British
Empire, it justified colonialism
and slavery and it saddled the
'white race' with the mission of
ci I in the rest of-humanity.
Inr 19th :entury Guiana, the
,a ni :ajoirit) of people
organm'ed their lives around the
belief that the population could
be divided into permanent and
discrete rA. ill i2oupr In-the: -
puptla tmajinanon and in -
t fi'ciai documenitat on
irldiv'tu.,l, and gloIup w.efe
J.riined :t r.ic ial c.le I ..ry which
R. ..Snuth tell, i lb s bi elite d .
1c0 be d'is;Iln t phl\,cal type, .
an cjti,- symbolizedd by:a
p.m ticlar r-,jie i fhlolud'" [1976:
2.U5 -. An-d C. Y. Thomas
reminds- usL. "ii everyday-
life .' thc'orffpring of a similar
.racia.couple, would invariably
reproducc in general the gross:
.phenotypical characteristics of
tthbir; guoup ..-'" [2000:17], '
Among ihe physical and visible
criteria of racial classification are
certain biological features which
-hinud cl.ur of skin, colour of.
eyes,. texture of hair, facial
features and so on. Obviously,
this belief has been invalidated.
by :the findings :of modern
science. Yet, one cannot dismiss
W. I. Thomas' famous
sociological dictum "if people
define a situation as real, it is
real in-its' consequences." Thus,
subjective understandings of
race translate themselves into
objective repercussions.
Race was moulded by
political, social, economic and
cultural considerations in
British Guiana. No doubt the
everyday observation that
parents of the same racial group
reproduce children who
resemble them lent some .
credibility, at least at the prima
facie level, that race appears to
exist as a fairly stable biological
category. The racial categories
with which the present study is
concerned are:
Amerindians indigenous

people and their descendants. "mixed
Europeans white people combine
of Europe, mainly from Britain, Th
and their descendants. in aso04
Africans people froin colour.
Africa, mainly West Africa, and mainlyl
their descendants... born ii
Portuguese people from had eo
Madeira, the Azores irind Cape power.
Verde island. and their de'en- the soi
dants'. Though tlihe\ ,ere of "w whites
wuhi c European stock. they and MI
were caiegonsed difterentli be- middle
'cat'e- ol 'ec-.ln-'nuc, iclail. cul- reorde
[ural and political con-.ider- as to I
nion_, health h
indiaji. people trorn In- and/or
i., im.unkl fihim the Gangenc the) hE
:Plji.n-, and then dcscenrdrani,. bu lon
. Chirie',e pp ople frrn were f
China and their Jdecendinri, Indian
S Mlulaioe, cliilJden of Danns
parents i'n. o'f:whom is Euro-'.-- last it
peanr and the other African.. under
They could be seeniis an indig- :: had b
enous .racial' group For .his' Ihems
'study The. children of Afriqan.. I h e
and P.'rtugucve pa.en[.. are a.ls.- : educa
included inthis category. These: did a
children are sometimes to .as : later..
Santantones. There were other -::. week)

races" bornfrom various
nations of the above races.
ese races were placed
cial hierarchy based on
.The %%hite European
y British), especially if
i Europe IBritain' and
onomic and/or political
* as at the ert lop of
cial ladder. The poor
. Portuguese, Chinese
lulatloes occupied, the
e rungs. They mere
red in such a manner
reflect the amount of
thei had accumulated
the leel of education
iad achieved. At the
m rungs of the ladder
found the African and
working people [see
1982: 106]. During the
o decades of the period
consideration Africans
egun toW distinguish
elhes mainhl through
acquisition -of.
tion and wealth as
fewilndians a decade
(to be continued next-
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Churches to'


youth-dri ven

abstinence Z %.-

programme -
.. ." . .I .. .....

A GROUP of local
Churches, mobilised
by the Roman Catho-
lic Diocese of Georgetown,
and backed by the Louisiana
Governor's Programme on Ab-
stinence (GPA), is moving to
introduce a strong Abstinence
Programme aimed at foster-
ing healthy lifestyles and
self-worth among young
people in Guyana.
The model being used is
based on the Abstinence Authen-
tic Curriculum, crafted by
Louisiana's GPA, and reported
to have achieved a high degree of
success. It urges young people
to refrain from sexuality outside
of marriage, and sets out clearly
defined guidelines for making'
this possible. However, it is
The initiative got underway
in Guvana with a with a three-
day 'Training-of-trainers' Work-
shop on 'Abstinence', conducted
over last weekend, at St. Paul's
Roman Catholic Pastoral Centre,
Vryheid's Lust, East Coast
The Workshop was
organised by the Family and

Life Commission of the Roman
Catholic Diocese of
Georgetown, and funded by the
Georgetown-based United
States Ambassador's Fund.
At that forum, some 50 per-
sons from several local parishes
and youth organizations were
coached and certified as Trainers,
by a team of officials from the
The four-member team was
headed by GPA's Director/Coor-

played a lead role in organising
the activity, participated in all
the sessions-
The comprehensive Trainers
model covers a wide range of les-
sons including: ~' 'th' and In-
fatuation versus Love; Parental

The A
was appi
ately emb
whom w

!Our job is to get the word out and to tellpeople.ab.out
'ab4inence.... T611'them there is:new.hoOe for our youth,'.oui
corrJunities and country. We wantpeople,,to
unclePstand why abstinence is o important. If this
qerle&ion. bes; not -particioatel, then We' will. have more
Bl&okehhomes; itiore cKildrehraised Wit
rqVm or, a, Fmore-broken drA.sand lost h6pes,--d
nip -raise inpPvq
hild d- rty
nor'sP Abstmenk6biirector; Gail',Dignam

dinator Gail Dignam. and in-
cluded Regional Director, Trudy
Godwin; Instructors Kenrick
Foy and David Cox. Bishop
Francis Alleyne, who heads the
Diocese of Georgetown. and

Relationships and Communica-
tion Skills; Socialiy Transmitted
Infections; Dating. Courtship
and Marriage; Peer Pressure and
Choosing the Right Friends; Set-
ting Boundaries and High Risk

thentic Abs
a "New S(
the rise. Sh
the program
out-of wed

Participants at the

abstinence initiative
auded and passion-
braced by the enthu-
participants and
rs, the majority of
ere teenagers and
young adults. The
local programme
will be youth-
Amidst reports
of a high HIV preva-
lence rate among the
14 to 29 age group in
Guyana, the local
participants consid-
ered the introduction
;of the programme
here to be "rather
Lm referred to the Au-
.tinence Programme as
sexual Revolution" on
he said that the goal of
mme was to prevent-
llock births and sexu-

training session
ally-transmitted diseases, by
changing cultural attitudes and
"Our job is to get the word
out and to tell people about ab-
stinence.... Tell them there is
new hope for our youth, our
communities and country. ... We
want people to understand why
abstinence is so important. If
this generation does not partici-
pate. then we will have more
disease, more broken homes.
more children raised without
mom or dad, more broken
dreams and lost hopes, and more
children raised in poverty." she
Meanwhile. Bishop Alleyne.
assuring the participants that the
initiative started can be "a very
powerful witness for God." has
urged them not to let it "'fade
away and die".
He reminded those present
that when people hear the absti-
nence message being preached by

young people, they will take n(
Expressing optimism thi
the programme can work here, I
concluded: "Together, let's se
how we can take this to our pa
ishes and the nation."
Organisers said that th
Catholic Church is ver
concerned about the crisis <
HIV in Guyana, and fef
strongly that programme
aimed at fostering health
lifestyles and self-worth ar
the ones which, not only ha-
proven to be the mos
effective in reducing th
incidence of HIV/AIDS, bu
offer young people positive
alternatives. It was out of thi
conviction that they moved t
have the Louisiana GPY
introduced in Guyana. Th
Louisiana GPA is also bein.
operated in neighbourin!
Trinidad and Tobago. (Shirle



Guyana's incredible landscape and teeming
rainforests have lured explorers for centuries.

Anita Sethi goes in search of El Dorado

. saiETEUP, one ci ."t tallest waterfalls in the world, is
hidden in Guyana's tropical heartland.

A s we walk through
the dense Guyanese
rainforest, a sign
si.,ps5 us in our tracks:
"This area is an overhang.
Proceed at your own risk.
741 feet drop below. Keep
away from the edge."
Having travelled thousands
of miles to get here, though. I'm
determined to go the final inch.
I tiptoe to the edge and, lying
down flat, my hands clutching
the ciuff's rough stone, I peer
over the precipice to see some-
Lting that would steal the sleep
.rom the most heat-tired of eyes.
A rainbow arches. below in an
explosion of colour, creating the
sudden feeling that the world
has swung upside down. The
rainbow seems close enough to
touch, but I'm not brave enough
to try. Instead. I snap it with
my camera and scramble back.
Behind me*one of the high-
est single-drop waterfalls in the
world crashes down in a frenzy

of white mist. We are at the
Kaieteur Falls, hidden in the sa-
vannah-filled heart of Guyana,
where the Potaro river plunges
over the Pakaraima plateau. The
tour guide tells us that the rain-
bow appears every day; that the
Falls were discovered in the nine-
teenth-century by a British ex-
plorer; and that according to
Amerindian legend, they were
named after a tribal chief who
canoed over them in an act of
self-sacrifice. In the distance we
can see Mount Roraima. which
inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
to write The Lost World the
Guianas were once thought to be
home to the lost city of El
Dorado and lured the British.
French and Dutch in search of
But now the country is
overwhelmingly absent of visi-
tors; instead, the past decades.
have seen streams of emigrants.
We are eight amongst just 16
tourists that will land here today

and the only Brits in our group:
the rest are Americans. Like all
of Guyana, this area is un-
touched by large-scale tourism.
and so there are no stalls selling
postcards, no internet cafes. no
protective fences against the
cliff's edge. Situated on the
northern tip of South America,
Guyana sometimes seems like
the underbelly of the Caribbean,
the muddy cousin of Latin
America, known better for the
Jim Jones massacre than for its
hidden rainbows. When I told
people where I was going on
holiday, the usual response was.
"Where. Ghana?" Not one per-
son had heard of it. But stand-
ing here, surrounded by this
vast, incredible landscape, the
sheer force of its existence slaps
you in the face.
Guyana is developing a
market in eco-tourism and the
Kaieteur Falls are one of its
greatest attractions. As the guide
leads us through the surrounding

Kaieteur National Park, the sun
light slanting through tiny gap
in the trees casts huge shadow
of our bodies on the forest flooi
But we are the last thing on ou
minds. We search for a sight o
the tiny Golden frogs, the "jew
els of the rainforest", but are re
warded instead by a flurry o
wings as one of the largest spe
cies of butterflies in Souti
America shoots past in a blur o
brilliant blue, too fast to capture
on camera. Then the trees stai
dripping red flowers. The wild
life here is so intense and unpre
dictable that it constantly jolt
me awake, distracting attention
from my aching muscles, dr
mouth and sluggish shadow.
We've flown here on a 10
seater charter plane as part o
a tour organised by the Hote
Tower in Georgetown
Guyana's capital city. Next w,
fly on to the Orinduik Falls
which lie on the border o
Brazil. I watch Kaieteu
shrink into the distance,
gash on the earth's surface, it:
rainbow still visible. Up here
there is a huge stillness; onfl
the click and whirr of ou0
cameras; the sipping of ou
drinks, the gentle hummin;
of the plane engine, thi
ticking of a watch. Nobod:
talks. We all stare, fixated
out of the window. It is as if

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inDflUlPi i.C lh O0f3


HOME Affairs Minister Gall Teixeira (third from left) with,
from left Deputy Commissioner Bumbury. Permanent
Secretary Johnson, Commissioner of PoliceFelix, Deputy
Commissioner Wills and Crime Chief Greene.

OR the first time in
history, a female led
the traditional route
March around Georgetown
when the 166th anniversary
celebrations of the Guyana Po-
lice Force (GPF) continued yes-
terday morning.
Assistant Commissioner of
Police, Paulette Morrison led the
crisp parade comprising members of
all divisions of the Force.
It moved off from The Tac-
tical Service Unit (TSU) Square,
Eve Leary, and wended its way
east into Young Street, north
into Parade Street, east into
Lamaha Street, south into Water-
loo Street, into Wellington
Street, east into Regent Street,
south into Camp Street and then
west into Brickdam.
Newly appointed Minister
of Home Affairs, Ms. Gail
Teixeira took the first salute out-
side the Ministry of the Home
Affairs Ministry on Brickdam,
before the parade moved north
into Avenue of the Republic, east
into Church Street, north into

Camp Street, west into Young
Street and North into Police
Headquarters, Eve Leary.
There, Commissioner of Po-
lice Mr. Winston Felix took the
other salute before he addressed
the gathering at the TSU square.
Although the address was
shortened by an early morning
heavy downpour, Felix told the gath-
ering that there has been a slow but
encouraging change in the perfor-
mance of the Police Force.
He urged them to continue
serving at the highest possible
level since the society needs
their protection.
According to the Com-
missioner, the force is being
attacked from all sides, but
they must not run from the
attack "but stand up and fight
instead" in an effort to make
the society safe for all.
The Immigration Divi-
sion captured the award for
the best overall unit, Presi-
dential Guard captured the
best male unit and Special
Constabulary (SC), best fe-
male unit and best Civilian
Unit. (Shawnel Cudjoe)

Colombian Vice President seeks

Guyana's support for IDB-post

A contingent of the

parade on Brickdam yesterday

PRESIDENT BharratJagdeo
extends a warm handshake
to Colombian Vice President,
Francisco Santos, when they
met at State House in
Georgetown on Thursday
The Colombian Vice
President, who was accom-
panied by his country's Am-
bassador to the United
States, Luis Alberto Moreno,
is in Guyana to lobby this
country's support for his
candidacy of President of the
Inter-American Develop-
ment Bank (IDB).
A few hours before their
meeting on Thursday
evening, the Guyanese Head
of State told reporters he re-
ceived a call from Colombian
President, Alvaro Uribe, in-
forming him about Santos'
visit to Guyana.
"He is here to lobby our
support for the Presidency
of the Inter-American Devel-
opment Bank," President

-M. -I. , -- . ....... V
Jagdeo said. have to examine what is in
Asked whether Guyana our best national interest."
will support the Colombian, July 17 is the deadline set
he responded: "We have an for partner countries to reg-
open mind on this issue. We ister their candidates. Argen-
are still examining the merits tina and Peru nominated
of all the candidates and we their candidates for the post

that current President of the
BDB Enrique Iglesias will
leave vacant on Septembe-
30. The IDB is the leading,
source of multlateral finan, -
L. forL rir, -Lr:Lriand:.



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28th Congress


tmnunltpu. uuly 5, zvvu:

Policewoman makes history

at anniversary parade


18 SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 3, 2005;'




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to order
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THREE .Rotary Club:s, all
corimitted to pronimting
peace through humanitarian
services, have elected new of-
ficials at the top for this and
next year.
Two of those, the Rotary
Club of Georgetown and the
Rotary Club of Georgetown
Central conducted their installa-
tions on Wednesday night and

Thurj.a, night respectively, at
Lc Meriien Pe.egiu, Hotel-in
The Rotaract Club of
Georgetown, youth arm of the
Rotary Club" of Georgetown,
was scheduled to.have a similar
function at the-same venue last
The Rotary .Club of
Georgetown, chartered in 1905,

NEW President of Rotary Club of Georgetown, Mr. Peter Abdool (left) receives a certificate from Acting District Governor,
Mr. John Bart at theWednesday night installation. Between them is President-elect, Mr. Laurie Lewis.

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installed Mr. Peter Abdool as
President when outgoing holder
of the post, Dr. Lloyd Validum
passed on the baton of leader-
Others to serve with Abdool
are President-elect, Mr. Laurie
Lewis; Vice- President, Mr.

Doodnauth Persaud; Secretary, Mr.
Keith Cholmondeley and Trea-
surer, Ms.Maria Van Beek.
The named directors are
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Nascimento, Mrs. Anna Lisa
Fraser-Phang and Mrs.
Katherine Eytle-Mclean.


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To work Monday to Saturday

SMust possess their own carpentry and plurnhm-ig
* Be in possession of a valid Police Clearance.
"Two recommendations aie requiredd

Salary Negotiable

Two assistant Groundsmen,,Caretakers to assist in the
preparation of the playground for sports disciplines -
crfr''e! football circle-tennis and athletic sports.
fI so \ih cleaning and weeding of the compound.

* ShotuId be abee to work on Sundays when necessary.
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ni la dler than Thursday 7th July, 2005

Validum, in the report on
his stewardship over 2004-05,
commended those who worked
feverishly with him, including
Abdool; Lewis; Fraser-Phang,
Vice-President, Ms. Don Franke
and Immediate Past President,
Mr. Affeeze Khan.
Validum said the past one
was a hallmark year, as many
issues affecting Rotary Clubs
worldwide were mirrored by
the local counterpart.
According to him, because
of unexpected events during the
period" fund-raising activities
were heavily curtailed but the
club had an adequate budget to
complete more than 90 per cent
of what was planned.
Among'" them were four
medical outreaches to Sophia,
Mabura, Bartica and Little
Validum reported that the
club held its traditional church
service, the Christmas party to
cheer the elderly, a cocktail
party, a Joint Clubs Day of
Sports and repaired facilities at
Guyana Scouts Association
ground in Woolfoed Avenue, in
the city, too, while providing
medical facilities for residents of
Karaburi in Region One

He said Hurricane Ivan, the
Asian tsunami and the floods
here severely altered the club's
work plan but it responded ad-
mirably and remains keenly in-
volved in joint relief activities.
Validum challenged
Rotarians to strive for more
achievements and mobilise en-
ergy for pursuing the goals with
On the same occasion, cer-
tificates were awarded to the'
Inner Wheel and Rotaract clubs
of Georgetown and special
awards went to other members,
including Rotarian of the Year,
Mr Patrick Parsatoon.
Delivering the charge, Act-
ing District Governor, Mr John
Bart said Rotarians worldwide
have shown their commitment
to peace and, from the incep-
tion, helped war refugees, pro-
vided disaster assistance and&
promoted international ex-
He encouraged Rotarians io
do the same locallI
Meanwhile, Mr James
Griffith took over at the helm
of Rotary Club' bf:
Georgetown Central, suc-
ceeding Mr Conrad Plummer.


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we are the only people on
earth, until there's a sudden
movement far below from
one of the Amerindians,
walking across a clearing in
the jungle. Waterfalls,
mountains, forests, and more
waterfalls the view from the
plane. Indeed, Guyana means
'land of many waters", after
its 300 waterfalls and the
numerous rum-coloured
rivers snaking through it.
The Orinduik Falls are
gentler than Kaieteur and we
take a dip in the mouth of the
falls. Orinduik is home to a
diamond mining community and
we're joined by an Amerindian
man, the father of a bemused
boy we have befriended. He
tells us in a smattering of
English how he often rows
across the river to Brazil, to go
to the nearest shop.
Most people in Guyana will
never have been.to this beautiful
wilderness: they live clustered
in the coastal villages or in
Georgetown, where we return.
It's a drier, noisier, smellier
experience, filled with white-
washed wooden shops, wooden
schools, wooden houses and a
great, cast-iron market.
Georgetown claims the world's
tallest free-standing wooden
building St George's Cathedral,
designed by a nineteenth-
century Brit. The doors, when
we visit, are flung open onto a
service, song spilling into the
street. Charming colonial
architecture is dotted
everywhere, much of it
weathered. Guyana is below sea-
level at high tide (hence the
muddy rivers) and so a
protective sea wall stretches for
miles and buildings are slightly


raised from the ground.
We often travel around by
"taxi", which involves cramming
as many people as possible into
a van, invariably with Guyanese
music blaring out as it hurtles
through the streets, the driver
singing along enthusiastically.
It's a curiously exhilarating
experience until we pass the
first of several road accidents
that we are to witness. Drink-
driving is an endemic problem
here. As the van slows down
beside a crowd of people, I
glimpse a bloodied body in the
dusty street. The van speeds on
again, the jubilant music now
sounding jarringly discordant.
At the ferry port, we wait
for hours in the afternoon sun,
street sellers sustaining us
with a steady supply of fried
plantain crisps covered in
mango syrup. Finally, a ferry
glides us across the brown
river to Berbice. In the village,
I lie awake each night, unable to
sleep over the monsoon rain
which clatters against the thin
roof, the incessant chirping of
crickets; and the shrill cock-a-
doodle-doos that send me
stumbling out of bed and into a
breakfast of mashed pumpkin,
watery daal and jackfruit. The
night's rain leaves behind a
sweet freshness each morning
and our days are all shot
through with coconut water,
Banks beer and El Dorado rum.
Electricity here is a fickle,
ghostly thing. One evening, we
are left suddenly sitting in
darkness when the power cuts
out, so we decide to go to sleep
early. Sometime in the middle of
the night, the television turns
back on, the lights flash open
and the taps start running again.
We drive through Berbice,
past sugar cane fields where

people work producing
Demerara sugar, and take a ferry
ride across the Corentyne river
to Suriname, formerly Dutch
Guiana. The capital city,
Paramaribo, offers a strangely
familiar nightlife experience -
Amsterdam's poorer
Back ,in .Georgetown,
waiting for a taxi to the airport,
we do a last-minute dash around
the street stalls: all I salvage are
an oil painting of the Kaieteur
Falls (a rather Surrealist
interpretation), a shell necklace,
a woven basket and as much El
Dorado rum as possible, before
the plane carries us to a
connecting flight at Barbados,
and the waters change from
brown to a shock of bright
The coastal towns and
villages of Guyana feel like
being in India, the Caribbean
and 1950s England all at the
same time. The interior,
though, feels like no other
place on earth; it's worth
visiting, before the loggers
get there. (FROM THE


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Ministry of Agriculture
Agricultural Support Services Programme

Date of Invitation: 3' July, 2005
Loan NO: LO 1558/ SF-GY
Invitation for Bids NO: ASSP/02/2005

1. This invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in the
Development Business, Issue No. 639 dated 301 September, 2004.

2. The Co-operative Republic of Guyana has received financing from the Inter-American Development
Bank towards the cost of the Agricultural Support Services Programme (ASSP) and it intends to
apply part of the proceeds of the funds to eligible payments under the contract for the execution of
Civil Works in nine areas on the coastal plain of Guyana. The Works are to be executed in five (5)
Packages as given below. Each Package will represent a separate contract.

Package Location Invitation for Bid No.
I Vergenoegen/Bonasika and ASSP/02(a)/2005
Den Amstel/Fellowship
2 Vreed-en-Hoop/La Jalousie and Canals ASSP/02(b)/2005
3 Golden Grove/Victoria and ASSP/02(c)/2005
Cane Grove
4 Black Bush Polder ASSP/02(d)/2005
5 Lots 52-74 and ASSP/02(e)/2005
Crabwood Creek
3. Bidding is open to Bidders from eligible countries of the Inter-American Development Bank. The
Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana invites eligible Contractorsito submit Bids for
the execution of one or more than one package of the works. In this Invitation for Bids, the
two-envelope procedure will be used.

4. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of
Agriculture and inspect the Bidding Documents for the works at Address 1 below from the date of
publication of this notice and during normal working hours.

5. The Bidding Documents, in the English Language, may be purchased by interested Bidders on the
submission of a written application to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture at Address 1
below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of twenty thousand Guyana dollars (G$ 20,000) or one
hundred United States dollars (US$ 100) for the documents. The method of payment will be by bank
certified cheque in the name of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture or in cash. The
documents could be sent by mail if requested. No liability will be accepted for loss or late delivery.

6. At the time of bid submission, the completed Prequalification. Document, as well as the Bid itself,
must be tendered in writing and in two separate sealed envelopes. Envelope No. 1 will contain the
completed Prequalification Document and Envelope No. 2 will contain the completed Bid Document
The sealing, marking and identification of Prequalification and Bid Documents shall be in accordance
with the procedures stipulated in the respective documents.

7. The Ministry of Agriculture will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by Bidders in
connection with the preparation or delivery of the Bids.

8. The Prequalification and Bid Documents must be deposited in the Tender Box located at the National
Board of Procurement and Tender Administration at Address 2 below on or before 9:00 am on
Tuesday, 20*' September, 2005. Late Bids shall not be considered. It is not necessary to submit Bids
in person as they may be sent by mail. Nevertheless, the Ministry of Agriculture will not be
responsible if these are not received before the date and time indicated for reception.

9. The Bids will be opened in a public act at the National Board of Procurement and Tender
Administration at Address 2 below as shortly as possible after 9.00 a.m. on Tuesday, 20M
September, 2005. At the opening of Bids only Envelopes No. 1 containing the pre-qualification
information, will be opened. The Envelopes No. 2 from all bidders will remain sealed and in custody
of the National Board of Procurement and Tender Administration. Once the pre-qualification has
been completed, the National Board of Procurement and Tender Administration will set the place,
date and time of the opening of Envelopes No. 2. At this opening, Envelopes No. 2 shall be retumed
unopened to the Firm/Firms not pre-qualified. Envelopes No. 2 of the firms that did qualify will then
be opened and the price of each offer shall be read out aloud. The final evaluation of the bids and the
award of contract/contracts shall be made within the time period set forth in the bidding documents.

10. A Pre-Bid meeting will be held at 10.00 am on 811 August, 2005 in the Ministry, of Agriculture
Boardroom at Address 1 below.

11. The Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in an amount of two percent (2%) of the bid price in
Guyana Dollars or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

12. All Guyanese Firms must submit with their Bids, valid Guyana Revenue Authority and National
Insurance Scheme Certificates of Compliance.

Address 1

Address 2

Supported by the following organizations:
International Maritime Organization
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Transport Canada

For recent developments and information
regarding compliance Tel 231-5674

U.S Coast guard
U.S. Maritime

Ministry of Agriculture
Regent Street and Vlissengen Road
Guyana, South America.
Tel No: 592-227-5527
Fax No: 592-227-3638
Fax No: 592-225-9362
e-mail: assp@guyana.net.gy

National Board of Procurement
and Tender Administration
Ministry of Finance
Main & Urquhart Streets
Guyana, South America.
Tel No: 592-227-2499

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policies of Member States 25, Help in the achievement of
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A military officer in charge of 27. Legalterm.
a unit, post, camp, base or 29. .'-ii. :,irie.,oripa
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juvenile guilty of antisocial or regular past tense form but
criminal behaviour, two possible past participles,
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UIWOr-EI@IL W[ OJS entries categories are, Mr. J.
S R. Lord of McDoom, EBD; Mr.
Frederick Duff of 77, 2"
Street, Agricola, EBD; S.
Chapman of Arcadia, EBD;
SMs. Bibi Farida Mohamed of
S201, Barr Street Kitty; Mr. R.
Samai of Cane Grove, ECD;
SMr. Permaul Ramsami of 10C
Albion Front, ECD; Mr. Dennis
Dillon of Tuschen, EBE; Mr.
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to you all.

Hi Fans!
Special Caricom Day greetings to
all especially those of the wider
Caribbean Community.
The Official S:oi', .':r of last Friday's
Pre-Caricom Day "Should-Be-Won'
competition is now presented to you.
Congratulations to the ione winner.
Mr. Cecil Watson, of Francois
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players of the 40+ and 80+ entries
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The players of the 40+ and 80+

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entries players have not been
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their prizes at approximately 2
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have increased the prize
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establishment of a common
market regime.....".
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miles Northwestwards of
Moruka River.
6. This is frequently used in
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12. Of or pertaining to games.
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among all fresh fruits. Because
of that and its abundance in
other antioxidant vitamins like C
and E, it contributes to keeping
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A new "All-Correct "puzzle for
$50,000.00 is now presented to
you. This "All-Correct"
competition will be drawn on
Friday, July 15, 2005.
When you play smart you will win
this grand offer of $50,000.00.
Smart players play to win as
shown by Mr. R. Samai, S.
Chapman and more recently Mr.
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21. The triangle of Guyana's
National Flag, represents the zeal
and dynamic nature of the nation-
building that lies before its people.
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Residents of Cove & John and
its environs are reminded that a
box has been placed at Ms.
Gladys Geer's (L. Mohabir)
business place at lot 6, Public
Road, Cove & John, East Coast
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pm on the day the puzzle is
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National Capacity Self Assessment

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TODAY'S FORECAST: An increase in cloudiness with showers
is expected along coastal and near inland areas in the morning.
Interior locations can expect possible thunderstorms during
the afternoon.
WINDS: Northeasterly to Easterly at 1 to 7m.p.s.
WAVES: Moderately reaching about 1.5m high ;i open waters.
HIGH TIDE: 01:34h at (2.66m) and 14:42h at (2.50m)
LOW TIDE: 08:14h at (0.82m) and 20:08h at (1.0-7m)
SUNRISE: 05:41h
SUNSET: 18:12h
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE: 30.0-34.0C over in.and and interior
locations & 29.0-31.5C coastal.
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE: 21.5 23.5C over near inland and
interior locations & 22.5-24.5C coastal.
.RAINFALL: 9.5mm
MARINE ADVISORY: Fishermen and other marine users
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PROVISION farmland for
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1 Lancaster H/S, East Coast,
Demerara, Guyana.
investment partner for local
production of Hi-Tech Security
devices. Sales guaranteed
locally, and worldwide $100
000/5.5c Tel. No. 628-8600, 264-
BE your own boss. Use your
spare time filling 100 envelopes
for US$500 or. more weekly. For
information send stamped self-
addressed envelope to Randolph
Williams, P.O. Box 12154
Georgetown, Guyana.
CONTROL your income
working from. home. filling 100
envelopes for US$500 or more
weekly. For information, send
stamped self-addressed envelope
to Nathaniel Williams, PO Box
12154 Georgetown, Guyana.

SUMMER Day Camp for Play, A.' UNTING Services
School and Nursery Scho. ACCOUNTING Servces
Children. Fun, games, trips, craft rendered. Tel: 225-9640.
and much more at.Great Start Early 'NEED an employee or a
Childhood Education. Center, Lot Job? Let GEA help you. Kindly
249 Oronoque Street (1 lot from call 227-3339 225-9020.
South Rd.) Beautiful learning
Environment. Caring Christian L & D Electronic. Low cost
Teachers. Come in and see us or electronics repairs and in-house
call 641-0569 or 218-4002 for more services. Call Tel. 227-8866,
information. "GREAT START" anytime..
Helping Kids Grow Up GREAT! TECHNICIANS available for
TECHNICIANS available for
appliances repairs washers,
dryers, microwaves, stoves, deep
fryers, etc. Call 622-4521, 263-
INDRA'S Beauty Salon, 122 0050.
Oronoque Street, for cold wave,
straightening, facial, manicure, TURN your debts into profits
scalp treatment and design on fast! We specialised in collecting
nails. Also Beauty Culture commercial debts. No fees unless
available. Tel. 227-1601k we collect. Tel. 644-3243.
NAYELLI SCHOOL OF FOR all your construction,
COSMETOLOGY is now offering repairs renovations, as well as
a special 3-month Cosmetology masonry, varnishing plumbing
package, that begins on August 2, and. painting, contact
2005 & finishes October 28, 2005. Mohamed on 223-9710/614-
Also evening courses in Airbrushing, 6634.
Acrylic Nails and Barbering which ELEVISION & Computer
begins July 5, 2005. Tel. 2T6-2124 TELEVISION& Computer
or visit at 211 New Market Street, repairs done by skill technicians.
North Cummingsburg. ; (Home service available). Call
S265-3050,. 660-4510 or Email:
L Ophilrepairs@yahoo.com
WOULD you like' to be free
ENROL now at D&R Driving from the stress of selling or
School for only $12 '000. 95' renting your property? We at
Hadfield Street, Werk-ert-Rust. Meg's Realty & Information
Tel. 226-6454 & 660-4216: Services can do it for you.
CHECK us now D & R Contact us on Tel. # 613-5735
CHECK us now dt D & R or 263-6043 .
Driving School, 95 .Hadfield or 263-6043.
Street, Werk-en-Rust' DIG Daddy Trade World.
Professional Training. Tel: # For all your construction repair.
660-4216 or 226-6454. Masonry, Plumbing, Welding/
ENROL ,.. Fabrication, Refrigerator Repair,
ENROL now at' Shalom Air Condition Repair,
Driving School; Lot 2 Croal St., Housekeeper Service. Contact
Stabroek. You could. aso obtain Samuel 231-6167, 663-2332,
an International Driving Permit. 611-9401
Call 227-3869, 622-8162, 611- a e
9038. WE specialised in pressure
. washing, your home, yards,
*R.K's Institute-of Motoring is drains, fence; carpet vacuum;
Guyana's, only recognized, car and other.vehicle -wash and
Driving School operating since vacuum' dry and wet at your
1979. We:have the experience, home. C all now, make your
vehicles and infrasructure to: booking. with our iraine' staff
make you MASTER THEART.OF 26'02355, 628-7737.
SDRIVING. You and, your loved ..
onessecurity dnd.safety are FOR lall our diesel
assured' Contact us at. R K's engine rebuilding and spare'
Institute of' Mot.iing, 125' arts supply Call Ralfety s
'Regent Road,'Bourda. Tel.'227-. Engine Rebuilding and Spare
5072, 226-7541. :, Parts Service. We rebuild all
diesel engines ahd supply any,
.spare paris you need Also all,
" workmanship is backed by 6.
months warreniy Call 218- '
JEAN 'offers coursesin::. 3899. 218-1469 or 623-1003
English. Indian.' Creoles,; l
.Vegelarian Cookery,'Cakes.&' REPAIRS and servicing to
Pasines. 53 Barr Si Kitty. 226- any electrical appliances eg
S 9548 '.' ' , .2 i Refrgefetors, rir.Condilioners
WRo' m,1 for ';. : Coolers,. Freezers.' Washing
' WORK,fromnhome for.USt$$$ ',ma'chires, Q-othes' Dryers. Water,
weekly' .Informatibri? Send -' eaters, Corip'uter electrical
stamped envelope'to Nicola Archer, butlets,. Voltage. Stablisers,'.
PO Box 12154 Georgetown, UPS etc. ALL JOBS 0 ONE ON
Fumiture'Work Shop & Retail Store' '. VERYCOMPETITIVE RATES. N
'with all machinery inc. All local and, ,. K; LECTRIQAL SERVICES
possible overseasmarkets Tel.622- (Certified by AST), ;Nazlrm han.
4760 for immediate sale. Price neg.' Tel, 270-4595; 626-2847

GIRLS to work at Car
Wash. Call 231-1786.
WANTED one Truck
Driver. Call 225-2487, 616-
1 male to work in shop in
Interior. Must have Maths &
English. Tel. 624-2653, 227-
TRUCK Drivers & Porters
from East Coast Demerara.
Contact P. Ramroop & Sons, 1 -
C Orange Walk, Bourda,
Georgetown. Tel. 227-1451.
VACANCY exists for a
mature experienced Dispatcher.
Also contract cars needed.
Contact Bassant's Taxi Service
on tel. # 227-8056.
VACANCIES exist for
Security Guards. Must beable
bodied. Apply in person with
written application. 80 Seaforth.
St., C/ville., from 9 am to 12
ONE Receptionist to work in
hotel. Interested persons apply
to Sleepin Guest House, 151
Church Street or call 231-7667
between 10 am and 3 pm, Mon-
Fri. Ask for Zeena..
SIX (6) experienced
Security Guards. Must be able
'to work Day or Night Shifts.
Please apply in person with
written application to: May's
Shopping Centre, 98 Regent
Street, Georgetown.
WANTED urgently female
Security Guard to work during
day. Apply in person with
handwritten application, ID,
Police Clearance, References to
262 Thomas St., North
Cummingsburg. Tel. 225-2397.
with written application, two
references and Police Clearance
to the Manager, Shell Gas
Distribution,i 9 Dowding Street,
Kitty, between the hrs. of 8 am
and 5 pm, Monday to Saturday.
Must have a Lorry Licence.
CLERK. Qualifications 4 CXC,
Maths & Accounts .or LCC
Intermediate Accounts or
equivalent. Age 30 years plus.
Experience at least two (2) years.
Apply to Friendship Oxygenr
Limited, 30 Friendship, EBD. 1
5 pm .
Qualifications 5 CXC, Maths
& English inclusive, 3 subjects
LCC Higher, ACCA/CAT 'o-r
equivalent. 'Must be Computer
Literate. Experience Minimum
2 years in a similar position. .
Apply Friendship Oxygen
Limited, 30 Friendship, EBD.
1pm 4pm.
VACANCIES exist in a
reputable, stable, financial
organization for sales
representatives. Applicants
should be mature in- age and
possess a nrinimum of 3 CXC, GCE
subjects or an equivalent,
qualification. Send, application
to: Unit Manager. 133 Church'
Street, South Cummingsburg,
Georgetown. Telephone number:
622-0307.:. .
ONE experienced Driver
with valid Licence for car, van,
lorry & minibus. Must be.able :
bodied ,and' willing' to work
flexible.'hours. Apply in person.
Sto: May's Shopping. Centre; 98'
'Regenit'Street, GPeorgetown.
".R.K'S Security needs 101
Security Guards and' Officers for
Baton, canine and''armed''.
divisions Former -' good '
employees can reapply.. R.K's
Security 'Service,- 125 Regent: :
Road, Bourda. (New,Dynamic &'
Prestigious Locations'
ONE .' Fenmale: Office
Assistant, with knowledge of NIS .
and PAYE, Roll.' Must be:
Computer literate, .must .be
between ages 18 and 30,
knowledge of Maths; 'and
English'.. Apply in person-With
written application, and 2
references to Lens, Sheriff and.
Fourth Streets, Campbellville,

r I - i "



LEARN the art of Cake EARN a Certificate,
Decorating, Dressmaking also Diploma or Degree,.in any part
Summer Classes for children.. of the world from home
Tel. 220-2889, 220-6419. TCOH R O U. FoH
BSI is offering Computer information, call CFI Global
Classes for adults. Individual' Education Link #261-5079
attention guaranteed. Certified'
Tutor. Call 227-8143 or 624- ACADEMY OF
JOIN THE PHONICS Lot 21 Mc Doom Public Road,
JOCEIN TER. We PHONIch EBD. Now registering students
CENTER. We teach' your, for our new CXC/GCE Evening
child/children the art of read- Classes,.- subjects include:
ing See them develop into Clase su sin
good readers. Call 618-2068. English,'Mathematics, POB,
sFoundatio POA, OP,' Geography, Social
MR. Lee's Foundation Studies, Inteograted Science',
Classes now registering STD Information Technology,
IV, Forms 1 to IV- Maths Biology, Physics, Chemistry,-
English, etc. available.' Call; Spanish. Qualified teachers,
227-7850, ask for Carol. comfortable classes..
i NAIL Tipping/Designing, Affordable fees. Classes start
Silk wrapping/Manicuring July. Call for more information;
courses. Register now, pay only tel. # 223-538p, 231-5012,
$4 000 per course. Call 226-5857.
Michelle (227-/342, 222-3263) SUMMER PROGRAMME
LEARN QuickBooks, Register now at the
Peachtree and AccPac Simply ACADEMY OF
Accounting and get a Canadian PROFESSIONAL STUDIES for
Diploma that is recognised this our third Summer-
worldwide. Call 225-1540, 622- Programme starting nAugust
8308. 3d and ending August 26h. We
DOMESTIC Science, Cookery., cater for NURSERY learn to
Classes Elementary & Advance- write letters, identify colours,
Pastry Classes. Tues. & Thurs., 9 'draw shapes, say rhymes, story
am-12 noon. Registration starts- telling and much more:
Tue., June 14, 05. Contact 227- PRIMARY become better
7048. readers get help with your
REGISTER -now at multiplication tables, improve
Achievers Academy for Nursery writing skills, learn to spell,
Secondary classes and our learn the science around. us,
Summer Programme. We are and get an insight into what
at the Green Farm, Coverden., High School is all about.
EBD. Tel. 261-5609, 613-2928. SECONDARY be introduced
Limited space available. Ms.. to new subjects- get help with
Munro. your SBA, participate in
JEAN offers courses in debates and public speaking
dressmaking, fabric designing, and perform drama and:recite
tie dye; batik, bedroom poetry, be exposed to moral
elegance, soft furnishing, soft education and guidance,
toys, curtains, cushions, ribbon have educational school tours
embroidery, floral,, cake and experience the internet.
decoration. 153 Barr St., Kitty. Allthis for only $4 000. Come
226-9548. into us at Lot 21 Mc- Doom
ENROL at Samroo's Institute Public. Road or call on Tel. #
for six weeks of Summer Classes. 223-5389, 226-5857, 2,31-
(July 11 -August 19, 2005). We 5012. Come and enjoy
offer Maths, English, Social:; yourself while you learn.
Studies, Science and Accounts. .."
We are also registering students
for CXC in 2006. .(Day and LANDFR LE
evening Classes). Samaroo's.: -
Institute, Maraj Building.a 223- AT Agriculture Rd. Tel.
'1971, .. 227-6597, 621-6820, 222-
E a XENON 5352, after 4pm.
Classes 2005. August 2" DER GARDENS:- 89 FT BY
August 261h, 2005. Nursery 152 FT. PRICE $25M..
Secondary. Come let us make .CALL: 612-0349''.
learning fun, also 'registering
students for the new school year LINDEN Highway -10
Sept., 2005 Xenon Academy .acres land. Ideal,- poultry,
Tank St., Grove Public Road, 'general farming $3;5M.
.'EBD. Tel. # 624-4659. '. Ederson's 226-5496;.
HELLO, Early School' .. HIGH Street, Robb Street,
Leavers, would you like to. Camp Street,. Church Street,
become a Goldsmith? Please.,, Lamaha Gardens. TEL: 226-
contact Joseph Narine and Sons .8148/625-1624.
at 207 West Lusignran ECD ,.-, lan
Classes start early in Sept. For, .' LAND, Lot 80- $11M; land
further details call Tel. No 220- d house -ot 114 $12M at
"6399, ask for Joseph Narine. I. Vreeden-Hoop, W C Dem.
can teach you to design all..: Call 233-2745.
:pes of jewellery, from a baby PRIME commercial land
Sing I a .hollow bangle; -, for sale 115 ft. x 31 ft;
including filigree work. Anyone,;. Charlotte Street, Bourda;
is welcome. : ..Contact .owner -; 226-0683
THE COLLEGE OF anytime )
'EDUCATION; 38 Public Road La' lots $800 000 each. Situated
'Grange WBD AUGUST :at' est Village, WCD. Lg5h, .
GVACATION PROGRAMMET, water;. Pheon. 254-01013 .
Exciting and Hghly Educational Singh:: .
- REGISTER NOW. Programme ,
commences 2" Auq ends 24'" 4.7 ACRESDOF LAND AT
Aug 2005 ONLY-$4000. On ENMORE, ECD, BETWEEN
Going registration and admission MAIN'ROADS. CALL 613-
of fulilm-ie students Call us Tel. '.1317.AND 226-1742,.. ..
263-5256. 613-6173. 629-2230 EARLS Counrt, Land 8 712
or ,isil us for further information. s.q It to build your dream
IMPERIAL COLLEGE- Full- house,. area swimming pool.
time and Eveninc CXC Classes 'Chi.idren swing $3M
:for adults and students in 'Ederson's'- 226-5496.
Mathematics, Erish A A. PRIME'co. merrea n.
1r.ncipleso of countss in heart of city. Ileal Shopping
Principles of Business, O rfice iCo'm olex School, .BSrik etc..
Procedure, Info m atidn H. o, u'm ;,t R #AI 22 .
Technology and Social Studies ,Hot Ot. -Ryan37 # 223
Contact #s 227-3768 "227- 52U04,b616-3743:
7627, 611-4997, 642-6194. First TWO.transported ad-
Federation Building,.Croal.an'd jacent lots in Earl's Court',
King Streets, Cost.per subject is-, LBI '1'8 0,80 sq ft 'total.
,$1 00, .Registration ends Pleas., telephone 623-7438
'September 5, 2005.' Register" between 6-8am and 8-10pm
now for a special 40% discount., for details.

SUNDAY CHRONICLE l Juy 03, 2005 .23

LB!, ECD (128 ft x 57 ft). Tel.
220-8038, 626-4785.
DUKE St.. -.: 27
large house lots, 4-: Ideal
school luxurious hotel,
apartments storage bond $9M
neg. Ederson's 226-5496.
61/160'. Ideal 4- house lot, 4-
storey luxurious hotel/
apartment, foreign mission.
church/school. $22.5M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
MEADOW Bank $5M,
Duncan Street $13.5M, East
Bank $3.5M & $1.5M, Atlantic
Gardens, Ogle, Versailles. Tel
226-8148, 625-1624.
Demerara River 88 acres of
land. Ideal for large ocean
going ship, trawler, cattle,
general farming $15M.
Ederson's 226-5496:
31% Julyideduction only.
Prashad'Nagar $9M; Lamaha
Gardens $11M; Queenstown
$9M; Republic Park $4.8M;
LBI $4.;9M; Sec.K $9M.
Call 225-2626, 231-2064.
WANTED 2 to 3 acres.
plot to buy at East Bank
emerara Houston to
Diamond, and East Coast
Demerara:- Cummings Lodge
to LBI. Best prices paid.
UpToTheMinute Realty. 226-
5240, 225-8097, 227-7354.

PHONE: 227-0928.
FURNISHED flat to let.
Overseas visitors. Telephone
FOR Overseas visitors -
furnished flats. Phone 227-
2995, Kitty.'
LARGE.space, 2 400 sq. ft.
for rental at Eccles Industrial
Site. Call 233-2745.
TORS. PHONE 225-9944.
apartment Middle Road, La
Penitence $20 000.
Telephone '225-9759
BEL AllR PARK 'fur-
nished executive house on
double lot US$1 500. # 223-
TURKEYEN/Bel Air Park,
Lamaha Gdns. Prices from -
US$1200. Sonja 225-7197,
ENTIRE 2-storey building
or separately. 'Land: 192 x 74,
House: 73 x 46. Call 225-7741.
2-BEDROOM bottom flat
fully grilled with parking. Shell
Road, Kitty $40 000. Tel. 227-
ONE 3-bedroom house, for
sale or rent. 'Etwaroo, 186
Shribasant St., P/Nagar. Tel. #
3-BEDROOM furnished,
Eccles US$480, 4 bedroom,
Eccles -'US$550. Tel. 233-
2968, 613-6674.
1 2-c-BEDROOM self-
contained apartment, fully
secured, parking available.
Contact 220-2622, 220-4897.
MAIN: Street,
Georgetown, middle floor
unfurnished office space -
75' x 35'. Call 227-2094 or
3-BEDROOM apt. with
toilet and bath. Tel. 227-6597,
621-6820; 222-5352, after
NEW one-bedroom self-
contained ;apartment, Bel Air
Park, facing Duncan Street. Tel.
ONE flat'house in Diamond
Housing Scheme on terms. (3
bedrooms). Call 643-8464, 623-
1-BEDROOM apt., toilet/
bath, etc. in Kitty $25 000 per
month. Call 227-8998, 621-
9048, 226-6568.
BEAUTIFUL Ranch type
house fully secured, enclosed
garage, te., light, etc. Fully
furnished or unfurnished. Tel.
# 270-4644.
MALE. TEL: 226-5035 (08:00 -
17:00 HRS).
either for commercial/
residential purposes.
Countrywide. Ryan Tel. # 223-
5204, 616-3743.

ROOMS to let. Residential
area. Tel. 223-9024. 628-20Z2
BUSINESS space 500 sq.
ft., Queenstown corner, A/C
optional. Negotiable, from i '
July. Call 642-4827, 226-7874..
ONE two-bedroom bottom
flat at Lot 106 Regent Road.
Bourda $30 000 per month.
Contact Vishal on Tel. 225-3214.
contained concrete flat at 149
New.Rd., V/hoop, 15 mins., to
G.T. Only single working couple.
Tel. 254-0519.
ONE lower business flat situated
at Lot 1 Non Pariel, Area A, East
Coast Demerara. Apply to
Jerome Fredericks at same loca-
ONE four-bedroom., house,
two-bedroom flat and furnished
rooms at Bachelor's Adventure,
ECD. Tel. 270-1214. Gloria.
2-BEDROOM apt. quiet,
crime free, no flooding location,
parking, grilled, bath tub,.cable
TV $35 000. Tel. 233-2915.
APTS. $60 000; executive
house US$750; Office! space -
US$800. Phone Ms. Tucker -
#225-2626/231-2064 i or Ms.
1-BEDROOM apt; (upper
flat) very breezy, all
conveniences. Preferably single
person. Contact Lot 6 ;Bel Air
Village. Barbara. ,
COMPLETE furnished
apartment. Fridge, stove, phone,
etc. Reasonable rate. Also books,
electric typewriter. Tel. 227-
building (3) bedrooms upper
anrd or lower flats,, parking and
telephone, Queenstown. Call
QUEENSTOWN corner 3 800
sq. ft. business space, air-
conditioner optional,
immediately. 642-4827 or 226-
styled apts. Suitable for a couple
or single person $4 000/ $5
000 per day. Call 231-6429, 622-
SPACE to rent. Suitable for
any purpose. Kitty, Robb St.,
Cummings St., Carmichael St.,
Duncan St., Camp St. Tel. 614-
2022, 220-0556
OFFICES of all descriptions
suitable for aid agencies or
local businesses. UpToTheMinute
Realty. 226-5240, 225-8097,
OFFICE space, -conveniently
located at 37 Croal & Camp Sts.,
Stabroek. Price 'negotiable.
Contact Odessa 226-5131,
226-0523, 640-3577.
LARGE commercial space
for school, hardware store, bond,
internet cafe, auto, etc.,
telephone lines and generator.
Call 226-7437.
ATTRACTIVE, spacious new
2-bedroom bottom flat located
in Atlantic Gardens $35 000.
Contact 622-4746, 220-0959,
after working hours.
1-BEDROOM apt. bottom
flat. Available July 1, 05.
Telephone, water & parking
convenience $20 000 neg.
Contact Nos. 218-3463, 23-
spacious active bottom business.
Ideal Chinese restaurant, any
other business $65 000
- monthly. Ederson's 226-5496.
2-BEDROOM top flat, Kitty -
$50 000. Spacious 3-bedroom
top flat US$650 neg. 3-
bedroom furnished, Eccles -
US$480. Tel. 614-2022, 220-
0556, after hours.
GREATER Diamond -
residential 2-storey concrete
mansion, 4 luxurious bedrooms,
used as offices, grilled, % acres
land US$1 500 monthly.
Ederson's 226-5496.
Store your general merchandise
in 10 or more 40-ft. containers -
$150 000 neg. monthly.
Inspection anytime. Ederson's
QUEENSTOWN, fully fur-
nished 1 & 3-bedroom apart-
ment with parking space to rent.
Suitable for overseas visitors on
short term basis. Tel. # 226-
LARGE three-bedroom house
and chicken pens to accommodate
over 4 000 chickens at LBI, ECD.
Don't miss this offer. Rent is easy.
Call 220-1176 or 621-7266.

FOR overseas guess house.
furnished flats, rooms, house and
apartment. Self -contained and AC.
Contact C & S Night Club. Tel. 227-
3128, cell 622-7977
SEMI-furnished, self-
contained rooms and apartments
available for single, working
individuals or married couples.
Call 225-0168, Monday,
Wednesday, Friday between 9 am
2 pm.
000 G$100 000, HOUSES -
US$450 US$3 500. Something
to suit every pocket. UpToTheMinute
Realty. 226-5240, 225-8097, 227-
COMING from overseas check
out Sunflower Hotel, or other
apartments at other locations. Also
one-bedroom for (UG Students),
long term and short term. Furnished.
Call 226-1933, 225-3817.
FOR immediate rental. Top
flat, 3 bedrooms ($25 000),
bottom flat, 2 bedrooms ($18
000). 117 'A' Kaieteur Road,
Section 'C', Enterprise, West
Melanie North, ECD. Call 626-
commercial properties within and
outside of Georgetown.
Furnished and unfurnished .
Price ranging from $50 000
upwards. Contact Lewis Realty
on tel. 227-2136.
ROOMS. NELSON'S. 226-8937.
WELL furnished 'house,
apartments, flats and rooms. Also
rooms for students at reasonable
prices. Contact C & S Night
Club, Sheriff Street or Lot 40
Duncan St. Tel. 227-3128, 622-
1 FULLY furnished apt.
Meshed & grilled with hot & cold
water. Beautiful surroundings
near the Atlantic. All utilities
included. Only US$475 per mth.
Phone 222-3962 between 9:30
am & 6:30 pm.
KITTY: Bond/Store/W-Sale
Retail outlet, Subryanville
house; 2 flat, EB; 1-flat, Robb
St. Office space Brickdam,
15,000 sq. ft., 1 3-bedroom apt.,
Kitty $50 000. TEL. 226-8148,
HOUSE by itself $65 000;
2-bedroom semi-furnished $35
000; one b/room apt, $25 000 -
$20 000; rooms $15 000.
Executive house US$1500;
apt. daily US$30. Call 225-
2709, 623-2591, 225-0989.
FOR immediate, lease on
Northern Hogg Island 200 acres
of cultivated rice land along with
rice mill complete with drying
floor and dryer. Also tractor,
combine, bulldozer for sale.
Contact: 626-1506/225-2903.
Serious enquiries only.
FURNISHED Prashad Nagar
two-storey, hot & cold -US$1000,
two-storey, furnished, South
Ruimveldt Park $80 000.
Contact Roberts Realty First
Federation Life 'Bldg. 227-7627
Office, 227-3768 Home, 629-
9914, 644-2099 Cell.
Camp'beliville $30 000, Eccles
- $25 000 & $35 000, Kitty $45
000, Bel Air Park $70 000, (1-
bed.) apt. (phone) $20 000, self-
contained room $12 000,
Bourda $30 000. Call 231-
ONE two-storey three-
bedroom executive house,
master bedroom" included fully
furnished with hot & cold water,
one bathroom & two half baths,
living room and dining room,
maids room, self-contained room
with two garages. Situated in Bel
Air Park. Tel. 225-8986 or 225-
KITTY $35 000, C/ville -
$45 000, Alberttown,
executive places, furnished -
US$1 000, Bel Air Park US$1
200, Lamaha Gardens,
Prashad Nagar US$900, AA
Eccles, Turkeyen Gardens,
Subryanville, Bel Air Gardens,
Sheriff Street, Happy Acres,
Office Spaces Middle
Street, Kingston, Church
Street, Business places -
Sheriff Street, Regent Street,
Camp Street, Bond spaces
many others. Mentore/Singh
Realty 225-1017, 623-6136.

BOURDA. 2-bedroom top
flat. no parking, no children $40
000. ECCLEW: BB 2-bedroom
bottom flat, parking $35 000.
executive 3-bedroom residence
Large 4-bedroom US$2 000.
BEL AIR PARK: 4-bedroom
furnished US$2 000.
SUBRYANVILLE: Very nice 3-
bedroom, ideal for an office -
US$900 and lots more all over.
Call 226-7128. ABSOLUTE
REALTY. Cell 615-6124.
VERY breezy, one new
semi-furnished executive two-
flat concrete house, Atlantic
Gardens, ECD, upper flat -
large balcony three (3) self-
contained bedrooms, (Jacuzzi
in one room), master room
fully air-conditioned. Ground
floor spacious living room
and balcony, large kitchen,
spacious dining and living
rooms, study, laundry room,
maid room, (fully tiled), entire
building mosquito'proof, fully
grilled. Telephone and
standby generator. Will be
available April 1, 2005. For
enquiry, call telephone 624-
list with you properties in: North
Road, Bourda Commercial
space with bond (optional) -
US$700, Robb Street top flat
for business or residence neg.,
Section "K" C/ville executive
house US$1 800, Prashad
Nagar furnished top flat -
US$500, Alberttown $50 000,
Newtown $45 000, Queenstown
furnished two-bedroom-
US$800, Lamaha Gardens -
executive houses US$1 200
and US$1 400 and many others.
Contact us on Tel. # 225-7268,
225-3466 or 23 North Road,
Bourda, Georgetown.

CANAL NO. 2, North Section
3-bedroom house (concrete &
wood). Tel. 263-5739.
1 HOUSE lot with 4
houses: Persons interested
please call 333-2420 Price ne-
CUMMINGS Lodge, 4-
bedroom, wood/concrete $14M
.negotiable. Tel. # 613-5735,
263-6043. ;
BEL AIR PARK vacant 2-
storey concrete 7-bedroom
mansion $16.9M. Ederson's.
226-5496. ,
URGENT! We need houses!
We have buyers! UpToTheMinute
Realty. 226-5240, 225-8097.
DOUBLE-LOT 3-bedroom
property for sale in Amelia's Ward,
inden. Price negotiable. Call:
ECCLES/Republic Pk./
Nandy Pk., brand new 2-flat
concrete house $16M. Ryan -
Tel. # 223-5204, 616-3743.
1 2-STOREY, 3-bedroom
concrete house. 51h St. Foulis H/
S, Enmore, ECD $8M neg.
Contact 663-1449.
move in today. Excellent
condition. Call 223-1582, 612-
BEL Air Park! Brand new 2-
flat modernly designed concrete
house. $14M. Tel. # 223-5204,
Hadfield St. & Louisa Row. Mini
Supermarket/Variety Store. Tel.
.226-5210 or 610-5606.
TRANSPORTED property for
,sale at Lusignan, wooden &
concrete. Call ndra on 613-1715
,or 220-0046.
ibedroom wooden house on
double lot. Phone, light, etc.
:$4.5M neg. Tel. 226-1192, 623-
COURIDA Park, Lamaha
Gdns, Bel Air Park, Oleander
Gds. From $23M. Contact -
:Sonja. 225-7197, 623-2537.
ONE three-storeyed building
situated in Carmichael St. Price
$32 million (neg.). Call 227-
6805, 225-9127, 8:30 am to 5
BUSINESS area around
Cummings & Quamina Sts., .also
Regent St. Contact 225-4007,
between 8 am & 5 pm.
2-STOREY wooden &
concrete, 4-bedroom house -
372, 3"d St. Grove, H/S. Tel. 266-
2448, 641-7119, 610-5734.
BUY now. Bargain South
Gardens $7M, Kitty $7.8M,
Queenstown. Phone Mr. Patrick
S. Pereira 225-2709.

F -, Qitown/Lamaha
Gdnr I .i. .:iville/S/R veild .
Meadow Brook. Prop 'hr!i irom
$8M un. Ryan 1- 5204,
616-33 _-4
LOT 8 Princes St., Werk-
en-Rust, 2nd ....I.,,-,.' North
of Camp Street -.. .i. for any
business your dream home go-
ing cheap. Call 226-6017.
ONE 2-storey wooden &
concrete house at Lusignan,
ECD. 5 bedrooms, water,
electricity, telephone. Price
neg. Contact Bibi 220-7096.
SOUTH Ruimveldt Gardens
new 2-storey concrete/wooden
3-bedroom mansion, fully
grilled, garage $8M neg.
derson's 226-5496.
LAMAHA Gardens large two-
storeyed concrete building with
two self-contained apartments,
vacant possession. Price
negotiable. Telephone 259-
Campbellville $12M,
Alberttown $10M, Montrose -
$5M, Industry $6M,
Queenstown $12M and North
Road $25M. Telephone 225-
SHERIFF ST./Regent St./
Camp St./Robb, Ave. of
Republic/Water St./America St.
Prime commercial hot points.
Ryan Tel. # 223-5204, 616-
2-STOREY business/
residential property at 56
Section D Cumberland, East
Canje phone, electricity, etc.
Price neg. Tel. 628-5264, 339-
POPULAR Video Club in
very busy area in New
Amsterdam. Terms of Sale &
Occupancy can be negotiated.
Call 333-2990 or after hours -
NEWLY constructed three-
storey building with four self-
contained bedrooms and all
modern facilities. K. S.
RAGHUBIR Agency. Office -
225-0545, Home 259-0019.
$22M; Prashad Nagar -
$15M; Queenstown $20M;
Eccles $19M; Meadow Brook
Garden $9M; Happy Acres -
25M. Call 223-1582 or 612-
ONE new (2) two-storey
concrete building with
telephone and garage $13.9M
neg. corners pot, Kiskadee
Drive, South Ruimveldt
Gardens. Call 611-3452/225-
bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2
kitchens. Suits two families/
property investor, large land
space. Worth viewing. Mrs. Y.
Wilson 226-2650.
NEWTOWN, Kitty front
concrete/wooden 6-bedroom/
back concrete & wooden 4-
bedroom, all modern
conveniences $9M. Ederson's
BEST ROAD vacant 3-
bedroom concrete & wooden
building, all modern
conveniences, 8-ft. driveway -
$3.5M neg. Ederson's 226-
KINGSTON/Seawall -
vacant 3-storey building. Ideal,
luxurious suite, insurance,
doctor's clinic. Inspection
anytime. Ederson's 226-
ECCLES AA residential -
vacant 2-storey, note all
concrete 6-bedroom, 4-toilet/
bath mansion, land 5 000 sq. ft
$22M neg. Ederson's 226-
St. vacant new concrete
building, 6-bedroom with tubs,
Jacuzzi, parking $16M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
FRIENDSHIP riverside 4
house lots, 2-storey residential
building, chicken farm with all
equipment $15M neg.
Ederson's 226-5496.
vacant 6- bedroom concrete &
wooden property $4.1M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
storey concrete mansion
overlooking the Atlantic, roof
garden, grilled, swimming pool,
generator, Sunday big ime -
$35M. Ederson's 226-5496.
EAST Bank Demerara 7
/2 acres cultivated land, 650
bearing citrus & coconut trees,
also 4-bedroom residence,
workers house $13.5M.
Ederson's 226-5496.

EAST Ban;< Demerara -
land public road io river, ideal
large ships/active, beer/food
restaurant and pool table -
$12.5M neg. Ederson's 226-
Overseas/Local Investors- wise
billion dollars investment,
purchasing new 33 luxurious
suite self-contained hotel.
Ederson's 226-5496.
TURKEYEN near Caricom
vacant 2-storey concrete &
wooden 5-bedroom property.
Land 50/100', build another
house $11.5M neg. Ederson's
226-5496 .
concrete & wooden 2-storey 6-
bedroom business, & residential
building, garage $12M neg.
Ederson's -', 226-5496.
URGENTLY needed -
commercial,' residential
buildings for sale or rent.
Atlantic Gardens, Happy Acres,
Brickdam,, Queenstown,
Prashad Nagar. Ederson's -
ONE two-storey wooden and
concrete i4- bedroom house,
South Ruimveldt Gardens .
Contact Ronald on 662-5033 or
Samanthaion 624-1370. No
reasonable offer refused.
Vacant possession.
RESIDENTIAL Queenstown -
$15M neg.; Cummings St.,
(large corner lot, can subdivide)
$30M or part. UpToTheMinute
Realty. 226-5240, 225-8097,
EXECUTIVE 3-storey
concrete structure located in
prime business area No. 78
Corriverton, Berbice. Ideal for
business and or residential
purposes. Tel. 335-3080, 616-
1414, 335-3034. Price
Meadow Bank $5M, Broad
Street $7.5M, Duncan Street -
$13.5M, Kitty $7.5M neg.,
Industry -, $5.5M & $8.5M
Cummings' Lodge, Triumph -
$8M, Subryanville. TEL. 226-.
8148, 625-tl624. -
BUSY 3rcorner, business &
mansion onttriple lot, centrally
located at Middle & Cummings
Street, Albetittown. Practically
new building, equipped with
modern features. Must see.
Call 227-7677, 624-8402. Mr.
Singh. I
DaSILVAI Street, Newtown,
Kitty one two-storey concrete/
wooden building, 2-family, yard
space and wel kept for only -
$8M. Call Pete's Real Estate,
Lot 2 George ISt., W/Rust. 226-
5546, 226-99 1, 623-7805.
FULLY reconditioned 4-
bedroom coricrete house -
Earl's Court, anch type with
land space or only $18
million. Robertis Realty First
Federation Life Bldg., 227-.
7637 Office, 227-3768 -Home,
629-9914', 644-2099.
attractive 3-bedroom house,
with modern facilities incl. hot
and cdid system, air-
conditioned, overhead water
tank, transported land $12.5
million. Tel. 2p7-4757, 627-
5379, 61$-6369.
SCHEME f- 1 2-Storey luxurious
house with modern facilities.
Ready o ga .furnishing.
Nego iabje $27.5 million.
Contact [ Millennium
Consulta cy Unit. Tel. 227-
4757, 627-5379, 613-6369.
BEL Air Park (corner) -
$13.5M, South $5M & $8.5M,
Eccles i- $5M & $8M,
Campbellyille $4M, $6M &
$8.5M, Cummings St. (corner)
$9M. LAND Diamond $360
000, Bent St. $1.8M,
Queenstown $4M. Call 231-
HOUSE on Eccles Public
Road $8M; brand new 2-
flat concrete house, in
excellent condition, D'Urban
St.; 3-bedroom house in
South R/veldt Gardens -
$8.5M; one-flat 3-bedroom
concrete house, East R/
veldt. Success Realty.
storey fully concreted house 5
bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms,
American fixture faucet, sink, toilet,
cabinet, hot water tank, eating.
kitchen, built-in wardrobe, central
air-conditioner, car garage, front
view to Public Road. Lot 6 Nandy
Park, EBD. Interested person only
to call. Day 226-7806; evening
- 225-8410.

24 SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 03,2005

PRASHA- '.:, -S19M.
Slygezight -.. '* Lamraha
Gardens, apartment $45M,
South Ruimveldt Park $7.5M
$12.5M, Cummings Lodge -
S14M, Huston Ville $7.5M,
\tlantic Gardens. Robb
Street, Festival City. Easi
Street and others. Roberts
Realty First Federation Life
Blda. 227-7627 Office. 227-
3768 Home, 629-9914. 644-
2099 Cell.
OGLE: 3-bedroomn
concrete $8M. KITTY: 16-
-om guest house $15M,
storey, with small cottage at
the back S25M. BEL AIR
SPRINGS: Large 4-bedroom
US$250 000.
bedroom 2-flat. with lots of
yard space S20M and lots
more all over. Call 226-7128,
615-6124. ABSOLUTE
YOUR thoughts are what
manifest. The prices of
properties have dropped 25%
25% now, Kitty $8.8M; 2-
family, Queenstown $11M;
Meadow Brook $12M; 3-
family in Kitty $12M; Land
in Kitty; Stevedore H/S $3M;
Bel Air Gardens US$350
000: New Providence, 3
house lots. Phone Ms. Denese
Tucker #225-26261231-
2064 or Ms Landry.
GIVEAWAY prices.
Going business place
located on Vergenoegen
Public Road, 4 buildings on
lot Tyre Service Center,
Snackette, Internet Cafe,
Spray Painting and Body
work shop. New water
filtration plants, wash bay,
etc. 'Going with all
equipment and machinery.
Large land from Public
Road to Street at the back.
200 ft x 50 ft. This business
can generate million
annually. Price $10 million
nei. Call 260-2355, 628-
77 7.
ESTATE has on its listing
properties for sale in
Queenstown $40M, $22M,
$16M, Alberttown neg.,
Newtown $8M, Newtown,
back lot $2M, Republic
Park $9.5M neg., Lamaha
Gardens $40M and $25M,
Atlantic Gardens -
Investment property $30M
neg., Campbellville, Kitty,
South Ruimveldt and many
others. Contact us on 225-
3466/Tel.Fax. 225-7268 or
23 North Road, Bourda,
Georgetown. ("We not only
buy, sell or rent, we
sensitise, inform and most
importantly advise".)
REALTY, LOT 204 E 1/
8241, 227-4950, AFTER
HOURS 226-7829. FOR
SALE- Plantain Walk- $4M;
South R/veldt $7M, $8M &
S15M; Queenstown
12.5M; East Ruimveldt -
$6M; Pouderoyen $4M;
Meadow Brook Gardens -
$17M; Charlotte St. $10M;
LBI $15M; Oleander
Gardens $15M; Ruimzeight
- $35M; Atlantic Gardens -
$35M; Cummings Lodge -
Agricola $1.3M and C/ville
- $4M. All prices are
negotiable. RENTALS from
$25 000 and upwards.
Guaranteed to satisfy your
We have for sale and rental
properties/land in highly
residential, commercial and
industrial areas in Guyana. We
are quite certain that our
properties are free from all
encumbrances and all our
properties are valued at Present
ay Market Value. Bel Air Park,
Prashad Nagar, Section 'K', AA
Eccles, Queenstown,
Republic Park, Happy Acres,
Atlantic Gardens, New
Providence, Parika, Ogle,
Alberttown, Kitty, East Street,
Meadow Bank, Diamond,
Broad Street, Land of Canaan
(suitable for a retiree's home).
Demerara, East Coast
Demerara,. Georgetown.
- All commercial sector of
Georgetown, also at Vreed-
en-Hoop. sturdy, well built up,
prime business property. Call
us anytime on 226-4362.
E a i I

ONE five-bedroom. two-flat
concrete building on fully
developed premises. Hot and cold
bath, three-tier concrete trestle,
large kitchen, large dining room,
two-car parking area. Prasahd
Nagar $19M. One four-bedroom
concrete and w.vooden two-fiat
-.in very good condition,
Parking. fenced premises. in good
location. North R/veldt. Properties
to let. Commercial, executive and
residential properties to let as
available. Wills Realty 227-2612,
TELEPHONE. 227-1988, 623-
6431, 270-4470. "HAVE FAITH
- $4M/$5M/$6M/$8M/$10M;
Imax Gardens $5M/$6M/$8M;
Mon Repos $6M; Roraiman
Trust $6M/20M; La Grange -
$6.5M; Courbane Park $6.5M:
Kissoon Park $7M; Alberttown/
Covent Gardens $12M;
Stewartville $11M; Queenstown
- $17M/$12M; Eccles 'AA'- $23M;
,CC' $6M/$11M; Duncan St. -
$21M; Bel Air Park $22M/$25M:
Happy Acres $26Mi$15M:
Section 'K' Campbellville -
$30M; Len's Parika $160M;
UG Caricom Gardens $28M;
Courida Park*- $42M; Atlantic
Gardens $35M/$20M/$18M;
Camo St. $55M; Kitty $20M/
$1 8'M$1 2M/$10 M/$8M;
Carmichael St. $28M. Good
Hope $6.5M; Bel Air Park -
Queenstown $45M; Lusignan -
$2.5M & $15M; Blygezight -
$18M; Vergenoeqen $9M:
Going concern business plant
& machinery; Amazon,
Essequibo $12M; Bee Hive -
$20M; overlooking Atlantic,
Bakjha $18M, East Street -
$11M: Better Hope $7M.

PIANO. PHONE 218-1432.
DVD. CALL 231-4208
2 NR 400-ton steel pontoons.
Tel. # 333-0258, 333-3039.
EARTH for sale. Delivery to
spot. Call 626-7127, Pooran
1 4-CYLINDER Ford Cargo
engine. Tel. 220-1068 or 625-
ONE Scrap Pick Up. Tel.
220-6468, between 9am and
ONE Yamaha Generator DE
6600, Starter switch, 120/240V.
Call 218-3331.
SIX weeks old Doberman
pups vaccinated & dewormed.
Call 227-4584.
1 25 Yamaha engine,
new model. 1 8 Johnson
engine. Call 268-2244.
Road Master.
DIESEL water pumps -
2 and 3 inch, brand new
from UK. Call 261-5403 for
-ALL Hyundai parts for
Elantra, efficient, etc. 4-hole 14"
mag rims. Tel. 268-0258.
SALES on plastic chairs,
price $1000 each (white &
green). Call # 610-7242.
CLEAN dry earth and reef
sand for sale. Contact Tel. # 611-
ONE Gas Fridge in excellent
condition. Price $150 000
negotiable. Tel. 626-1569.
1 SMALL Freezer in
working condition $60 000
neg. Contact 641-2856.
ONE 4-cylinder Bedford
portable welding plan, D:C.
Key start. Tel. # 265-4217.
Call #621-4417.
ONE (1) 25 HP Yamaha new
model, one (1) 684 IH Engine.
Price negotiable. Tel. # 627-
PIT Bull/Rottweiler pups, 8
weeks old, vaccinated &
dewormed. Tel. # 225-3762,
1 48 YAMAHA Outboard
engine. 8 mths old, almost brand
new $575 000 neg. Contact
EARTH for sale. Delivery to
spot. Excavating, grading and
leveling of land. Contact 621-
2160, 229-2520.
ALL household items, must,
be sold due to owner leaving.
Call 225-4495 after 3 pm,
Monday Friday: .

ONE .'*I ,,i gown.
Suitable for small to medium
built person. Kindly contact
644-0676 for info.
HOLLOW Blocks: 3" $43
each, 4" $46 each, 6" $77
each. Vent& Design Blocks. Free
S. l. 614-7651.
Christmas Decorations,
arrangement. Tel. 225-8986.
225-1206. Cassette & CD Player.
ONE brand new com-
uiter with CD Burner, CD
alkmans. car stereo and
DVD Player. Contact 225-
4112, 626-9264.
ARGON/Co2 mixed gas,
also shock treatment for
swimming pools. Phone 227-
4857 (8 -.. 4 pm) Mon. to Fri.
ONE Yarnaha # 40
engine $395 000. 3 mths
old. Excellent condition,
Call 621-1838, 220-9335.
HONDA 450 ES 4x4
Motorbikes, ATV tvres, cash
counters, 15, 20'& 30 Ho
Yamaha Motors. Call 226'-
OXYGEN and Acetylene
industrial gases. #58 Village,
Corentyne, Berbice. Phone
338-2221. (DAVID
AC UNITS brand new, 5
000 150 BTU, Kenmore brand.
Contact Juliana at 613-3319 or
226-7973. Going reasonable.
1 6HP Lister engine (diesel),
English made, double fly-wheel.
Also generator needs repair
(3 KVA), 110v. Tel. 627-7185.
PARTS for dryers/washers
thermostats, belts, pumps motors,
couplings, valves, etc. Technicians
available. Call 231-6429, 622-
6BT engine, Caterpillar 3306
Di engine to fit D5 & D6. Good
prices. Call 218-3899, 218-
1469 or 623-1003.
ELECTRIC air compressor in
excellent condition Tel: 222--
4", 3", 6" Hollow Blocks.
Decorative concrete blocks and
spindles. Transportation
available. Call 220-9634 or 614-
8913. During working hours.
PARTS for dryers/washers
thermostats, belts, pumps
motors, couplings, valves, etc.
Techniciafis available. Call 231-
6429, 622-5776.
1 BRAND new fridge (Akita),
1 Office fridge, 1 music set, 1
queen size bed. All prices are
neg. Contact 227-6093.
EARTH and white sand for
sale. Delivered to spot. Contact
Mark Anthony Trucking Service.
265-3113 or 6110-6686,
1 SET magrims, 4 TVs, 2
music sets, 1 CD Player, 2 DVDs,
1 Chain saw, 2 VCRs., 1
microwave, 1 lighting plant. 265-
1 FORKLIFT (Battery
operated) to work in bond. 1
Machine Lathe. Contact D.
Singh, 33 Station St., Kitty or
Phone. 226-2394, 227-5749.
Just arrived tyres for Bob Cat
Machines, sizes 12 x 16.5 and
10 x 16.5. Call 218-3899, 218-
1469, 62371003.
MIXED breed pups
(Rottweiler, German Shepherd
and Pit bull) 8 weeks old.
Already dewormed and
vaccinated. Call 226-8630.
1 SET 5-hole magrims $20
000, 1 Evirude 55 Hp Outboard
engine. Excellent condition.
Price $160 000. 260-2355.
FREON gas: 11, 12,22, 502,
134A & 404A. Also Nitrous Oxide,
Argon gas & Helium for balloons.
Phone 227-4857 (08:00 h -
16:00 h), Mon. to Fri.
mountain bicycle 26 inches
with cottor pin $8 400 W/S. D.
Singh & Sons, 95 Regent & King
Streets. 95 South Annandale,
ECD. Tel. 226-0881.
TYRES. 1400-20; 205-65-
15; 225-45-17; 205-55-16; 225-
55-16; 215-55-16; 215-60-15;
185-70-14. Tel: Raj 335-
3100; Beer 222-6825.
6, WEEKS old Tibetan
Terrier pups:. 1 15 mths old
Tibetan Terrier (male).
Vaccinated & dewormed. Call
233-2414 8 am -5 pm, 233-
2354 6pm 9pmn .

ONE 150 HP & one 250 HP
Yarnaha Outboard engines. Price
$700,000 & $1,200,000. Also
parts for 150 HP & 250 HP. Call
.29-665 anytime.
ONE new Admiral Automatic
washer heavy duty 10.1i-Kg
capacity, 2-speed/all fabric, 110
volt. Call 225-8097, 226-5240,
227-7354 for more information.
20" TV $30 000, 25" TV -
$70 000, Queens size bed $20
000, Wall divider $15 000, Aiwa
music set $40 000, 20" suite.
Prices neg. 626-7543, 231-6232,
ONE set of Goldsmith tools
for sale with a free 3 months
training to make any type of
ewellery .. j..' i.- hollow
bangle and i.i.!.- .:' Tel. No
220-6399.-, : ;..,. -1 Narine.
JUST arrived from the UK
are Tractor 9rip 1500 x 20, Truck
Tyres and Tubes for Model M
Truck, Generators and Forklift,
etc. Contact Tel. 220-2034. Tel./
Fax. 220-1787.
1 HONDA pressure washer,
brand new: 2 drills; 1 saw; 1
Jialing motorcycle, next to new;
1 amplifier; 1 truck pump; 1 bat-
tery charger: 1 bicycle. Tel,
Cameras, DVD'Recorders, Guitars,
cordless Microphones, Apple and
IBM Laptop Computers. Tel. # 226-
6432, 623-2477.
- OXYGEN and acetylene
gases. Fast and efficient
service.10-11 Mc Doom Public
Road, EBD. Phone 223-6533 (8
am 4 pm), Mon. to Fri. (Sat. -
8 am -12 noon).
MITSUBISHI 64' .Projector
TV $200 000, RCA 48 Projector
TV $150 000, Zenith 52"
Projector TV $150 000. All
need minor repairs. Sold as is.
Call 227-7677, 624-8402.
MARKET centrally located
spacious and ideal for business
of your choice. $3.5M $6.5M.
Contact Millennium Consultancy
Unit. Tel. 227-4757, 627-5379,
$3 600; Alum 55 Ib $4 000,
Soda Ash 100 lb $8 000,
Sulphuric Acid 45 gal $45
000, Granular Chlorine,
Chlorine gas. Phone 227-
4857 (8 am 4 pm) Mon. to
Games Fridge, Computer, etc.
FURNITURE: Circle suite, TV
Stand, Carpets, Wardrobe,
Curtains, etc. Prices from as low
as -$1 000. Best offer taken. 231-
8773 (from 5 pm 7 pm).
1 FIAT Tractor 8 66, 4WD,
1 Massey Ferguson 135, 1 Lister
6Hp, 1 cylinder water cooler, 1
generating set, and Massey
Ferguson 290 & 135 Radiators.
Tel. 628-4337, 663-1920.
SKY Universal, authorised
dealer for the best offer in
Phillips digital-dish. View up to
125 channels including Pay
Per View channels and also
Direct TV. Contact: Gray on
Tel. 227-6397/227-1151 (0),
table (original) size (8 ft x 4
ft). One new computer Samsung
brand. 1 AE 81 Toyota Corolla -
stick gear, excellent working
condition. Owner leaving
country. Contact Tel. 270-4225,
GOING cheap one Celeron
CPU with DVD Drive, CD Burner,
512 Mem, 80 GH2, 4.2
Processor with Keyboard,
Speaker and HP 5150 Deskjet
Printer, 8 x 12 Carpet, one Italian
Water Pump. Owner leaving
soon. Call 226-8635, 220-3799.
ONE 2000cc diesel/
Mitsubishi RVR engine, one
dressing case, one 5 000 watts
Coleman generator (brand new),
one 7-piece dining set, one 3-
piece living room suite (3,2,1).
Call Dellon H 233-2680 (6 -
8:30 pm) W 226-1926, 226-
Telecommunications Network
Inc. presents a once in a Lifetime
offer, buy a complete Satellite
Sky Dish and get seven months
free subscription also free
installation. Tel. # 227-5167,
611-3632, 235 South Road,
Lacytown, G/town.
INDUSTRIAL Transformer
welder. New (Never used), can
weld mild & Stainless steel,
cast iron and aluminium.
Turbo fan cooled for
extended use at full power
amps 35 260 3-Phase 400
volts, electrode diameter 1.6-
.5mm. Call Godfrey 621-

FURNITURE for sale three
(3) complete beds (from US),
frame, box spring, mattress. 1
twin size, 1 full size, 1 queen
size. Two (2) Wicker Chest-of-
Drawers, three (3) sofas, one (1)
E -- .hair, Lamps, etc. 14
( .- -, Ave, Bel Air Park.
between E'pin'1 '", & Duncan
St.. close ': 2 ,.:,i
den of Eden and Craig Plan-
ning for a bigger yield? We
have pens that can accom-
modate 15 000 birds and lots
and lots of running water we
are situated near to a creek,
1 Machine Shop Industrial
Site with an extra lot. Call
(1)3 LENGTHS 10" flex hose
!'"1 t.ick, 33' wrong each. Suitable
for mining operations. (2) One
used engine for Mitsubishi 35
Model No. 4D34. (3) (i) Cooling
Tower, (ii) Water cool condenser.
Applicable to Ice Making
Machine and other refrigeration
system. (4) 1 25 HP Electric
Motor 440v 3-phase. Call 227-

Brian Lara 400 Not
Sins of India (Adult
Accounting Software
Learn Spanish/French
A+, Network +
MS Office Training
Learn to build a
Tel: 225-1540, 622-8308
RESTAURANT. TEL. 226-4333.
ONE Computer Operating
Drive, 735 MHz, CD Rewritable
Drive, CD Drive, Diskette Drive,
15" Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse,
Workstation, MSP56 MR
MEMORY 386. Price $90 000.
TELEPHONE NO. 231-6314.
1 6-HEAD moulder, 1 4 x
12, 4-head moulder, 2 surfacers,
3-routers, 2 sharpeners, 1 Profile
grinder, 1 Wadkin wood lathe, 2
band saws, 3 cross cut saws, 2
spindle moulders, 1 dust
collector, 2 drill presses, 2
compressors, 1 Coats 4050.A tyre
machine, 1 welding generator
set, 1 broom stick making
machine, 2 mortiser and bits sq.
blocks, 4 9-in bolt and nut
blades, 3 9-in for sq. blocks, 4
jointers, spare parts for JCB back
hoe. Tel. 270-6460, 644-0150.

1 LONG base RZ mini
bus. BGG series. Tel. 254-
1 NISSAN Sunny .812.
Excellent condition. Tel. 229-
6273 or 626-2378.
# 220-4782
1 AT 192 TOYOTA Carina
(excellent condition). Call
68-2244. Road Master.
GOLD Pathfinder -
good as new $3.2M neg.
contact 227-1511, 227-
EE 98 TOYOTA Corolla
Wagon, PGG series $650 000.
Tel. 227-5795.
TOYOTA Corona AT 170,
stick shift $750 000. Mohamed.
Phone 225-4971.
# 623-0957.
HONDA CRV for sale.,.
Excellent condition. Tel. 225'
1066, 613-9410. W..
AT 170 CARINA parts. 'T :
125 Toyota car. KE 30 Corolla
car for parts. 265-5876.

RZ MINIBUS working
condition $950 000 neg. Te.
622-1343, 629-2647, 231-
S 4-WD RANGE Rover -
Land Rover with alloy rims
& Sony CD player. Priced to
go. i, 621-7445.
1 ONE Toyota Land
Cruiser (diesel) 13 seater,
manual $4.1 million. Please
contact 623-7031.
T.K. 330 Bedford Dump
truck. Perfect condition -
$1.4M neg. Tel. 264-2682,
ONE Mazda Miata
Convertible car, 1992
Model. Good condition. Tel.
225-8986, 225-1206,
ONE Toyota Corolla,
AE 91. Excellent condition
- $520 000. Tel, 227-1923,
1 LONG BASE Nissan
3-ton lorry $400 000
neg. Call 270-67-14. '642-
626 for sale or as parts.
Tel. No. 220-7665, 615-
1 NISSAN Stanzy, PCC
1101. In good working
condition. Price $220 000
neg. Tel. 629-0634. Must be
TOYOTA Starlet EP 82
(Turbo). Excellent condition.
Fully powered $1.2M neg. Tel.
2 AT 170 CORONA Cars.
Both vehicles in excellent
condition. Phone 268-3953, -
1 NISSAN Long base, Z16
engine, new tyres, mags, price
neg. Call 229-6491, 626-7686
- Vishal.
ONE Toyota Corolla AE 91,
one Toyota Carina AT 170. Both
in excellent condition. Tel.
626-1170, Charlie.
TWO five-dish and one
four-dish plough also one 18-
dish trail harrow. Ideal for rice
work. Tel. 623-0957,.
ONE 2-ton enclosed
Mitsubishi Canter GJJ series.
Reasonably priced. Contact H.
Singh. Tel. 225-5363.
ONE Coaster bus in good
working condition. Contact
616-3736 or 660-1564. No
reasonable offer refused.
1 TOYOTA Corona.
Immaculate condition. Tel.
227-6597, 222-5352, 621-
6820, after 4 pm.
NISSAN Maxima needs to
work or good for parts. Asking -
$350 000. Call 225-5591.
ONE Toyota 3L diesel Pick
Up. Also used cars and buses
on terms. Call 643-8464, 623-
ONE Mitsubishi Canter box
truck fully loaded with
refrigerator system. Ideal for
transporting ice, chicken or fish.
Call 225-5591 or 612-7304.
ONE AA 60 Carina, in ex-
cellent working condition,
needs body work tape deck,
AC etc. Tel. 617-4063/225-
ONE double axle Leyland
dump truck for sale, also
plenty parts for double axle
and ten-ton trucks. Tel. #
1 CRASH Toyota Corona
KT 147. Parts for sale and 1
Honda generator 3500 Watts.
Good condition. Call 618-
1 NISSAN Caravan
minibus. Price $425 000 neg.,
1 Nissan 4-wheel Pick-Up,
excellent condition. Tel. 227-
good condition mag rims,
stick gear, tape deck. Tel:
626-6837 after- hours #
ONE Toyota AT 192 -
manual transmission, in
good condition, AC, music
set etc. Tel. 611-1018. Price
$1 250 000.
car $1.5M neg., 1 Toyota
Tacoma 2000 year $3M neg.
Tel. 624-7130, 660-5160.
TOYOTA Master Ace. Surf
minibus, 8-sea.ter. Always in
private. Ideal for family use.
Call 220-1176 or 621-7266.
.. ONE Leyland Daf Flat-Bed
double axle truck in good
condition. Owner leaving
.'country. Tel. 225-5360, 626-

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21 BEDFORD ONE Nissan Vanette,
MODEL M TRUCK. TEL: Green and White small
455-2303 bus in good working
455-.... condition. Price
ONE Toyota Corona negotiable. Call Steve.
wagon ET 176 17" mags, Tel. 622-7801 cell;
CD Player, mint condition, home 233-6036.
Tel. 226-1156 or 227-0400.
2 RZ Minibuses, Long minibus. 15-seater size,
Base 1 EFI, 1 carburettor, automatic, power steering,
BHH & BFF series. Fully A/C, 37 000 km, will register
loaded. Contact tel. # 626- $1 450 000 negotiable.
9780. Phone 624-8402. 225-
ONE damaged AE 100 2503, 227-7677.
Toyota Corolla Wagon by 2 RZ Minibuses, late HH
tender at GCIS Inc. 47 series, EFI, fully loaded, as
Main Street, Georgetown. low as- $850 000. 1 E24
Call 226-4262 for Caravan $150 000, 1
inspection. Small Townace bus (12-
FORD F'F 150 not sweater) $175 000. Tel.
registered, CD/Tape, power '269-0258.
seats, double air bag, mag TOYOTA Carina 212 -
rims, dtc. Tel. 220-7416 stick gear, PJJ series, for -
Romeo, 619-9096 Melinda. $1.7M. Contact Pete's Auto
DIESEL, Diesel. Diesel- Sales, Lot 2 George Street
Carina AT 192, 2C Diesel, and Lot 10 Croal Street.
AC, PM, Cass, like new. Must 223-6218, 226-5546, 226-
be seen. 98 Sheriff St., C/ 9951, 623-7805.
ville. 223-9687. 1 AT 170 CORONA full
JUST arrived from USA light, EFI, manual
one 1999 model Tacoma transmission. 5-Forward, CD.
Extra cab 4 x 4, mint Deck & power amp, A/C,
condition, runs like new. mags, spoiler. Excellent
Contact Johnny 226- condition. Price $975 000
0702. neg. Tel. 254-0306, 621-
---....--- ...8268.
1 DUMP truck, 1 water
tender and 330 Timber Jack ONE Toyota Marino and
Skidder all are in good one Toyota Mark II GX 81.
working condition. For Both vehicles fully powered
more information Contact: and in excellent condition.
264-2946. (Alarm, Remote Windows,
TOOTA Cn AT 1 etc). Call 220-2366, 629-
TOYOTA Corona AT 190 8166.
PHH series, fully loaded 86
powered. Excellent 1 TOYOTA 3Y (Short-
condition price $1 675 000. base) minibus. Excellent
Call 610-4929. condition. Price $500
TOYOTA Corn 000. Contact Rocky #
TOYOTA Corona station 225-1400 or 621-5902.
wagon T-130 back wheel
drive, PCC series. Price $500 1 AA 60 Toyota Carina -
000 neg. Call 226-2833 or (Private). Manual, excellent
233-3122. condition. Price $500 000.
Contact Rocky # 225-1400
1 AT 192 CARfNA, 1 AE or 621-5902.
110 Sprinter, 1 CK 2A Lancer,
2 AE 100 Corolla Wagons. 1 TOYOTA RZ (15-
Contact Leonard. 226-9316, seater). Excellent condition.
663-4901. Manual, magrims, music,
new sdats. Price $1'.1M.
TOYOTA Ceres. Fully Contact Rocky # 225-1400
loaded, AC, CD, Viper, or 621-5902.
Alarm, Auto start, Spoiler,
Mags, White, wall tyres, etc. 1 NISSAN Pathfinder (V6)
Showroom condition. Call 4 x 4 (3-door) automatic,
618-5207 or 231-7755. immaculate condition, crash
bar, side bars. Price $1.6M.
ONE 2-bedroom Contact Rocky #225-1400
(bottom) apt. @ 119 Pike or 621-5902.
Street, Kitty. Available from
July month. Contact Nalini CARINA AT 170, AT 192
@ Tel. 226-5853, 226-7995. & 212 $350 000 $500 000
Cell 621-9903, 617-5647. downpayment, RZ buses -
$850 000, Sprinter AE 100 -
ONE (1) TOYOTA $1.1M, brand new Carinas AT
Hiace Super GL 14-seater. 192 & 212 $1M
mini bus diesel engine, downpayment. Call 231-
four (4)-wheel drive dual 6236.
air conditioned, CD deck,
BJJ 1995. Call 225-5274/226- 1 TOYOTA RZ (15-seater)
7665. Long-base (EFI) (Late BHH
3 AT CARINAS A seriess, manual, music,
100AT 92 CARNAS,AE megrims, new seats, crystal
100 Ceres, EP 82 Starlet, r,-rir immaculate condition.
Grand Vitara Toyota Pick Up P,. $1.7M. Contact Rocky
T100, GX 91 M4rk 11 Amear- 22. ,, Co2tactoc
226-96.9 1 -'. -. i 7. 6
6037 1 T .' -, '-." '
3 I T -' I T T 1I ( il= l u rl ] i l i. _- P -
Carinas u .rim a .:. rui -I ""'.f,- i : " -
,ere- d 'PrI. ... an PIa -, riiiaI C-.;ni:r,. Rocky a
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3 -i1 1 n illi, n r. IlI
i',gisler Phone 24- ?Jdi2
22"5-.'503 -1 27 .,".,7
SAi AB C i-I0u TurC.b,, P.
5b6 7 Registered monirins
ago uill. 'A' ere d
automatic. e,':elen[r
condition 1'' o rItv, r -
$895.000 negoabile
Phone 624-8402. 225.2503
1 FIAT Tractor 8 66
.4WD, 1 Massey Ferguson 135,
1 Lister 6Hp 1 cylinder water
cooler. 1 generating sei and
- Mas=?ey' Ferqtrt -'- & 1- T35
Radiator- Tel 6E-1 :"7 663.

1 -,1. l CI ,
" J.' -' l'arrl lilmi a, r: i.:l. oi n d r_ n o r hi
ri4e $1 1I.4 Hai-dl. u-ed,
0-onilacl Rocky 22.5'-14110
S- r 62.1 .,90j2
S 1 TO'vOT, *SR'-, E.itra Cab
: iPicP Upl 4 4 Manual.
...*'magrintas bed liner sunroc:.F
.-".A'C side oars Prie. 1 4r1.1
ttardly, u.sead 1IiTimaculale
bn-ditlonr Conhact Rocky -
., 5-1400 or 621-59D02
*vC 1 TOYOTA RAV.4 (3-
S.or). Immaculate condition.
automaticc fully powered
rome magrims A/C CD
':Ilaer rooF ra.-k crasn bar
lide bar I,''r.v rnileag Pnir.
I 2 411 C.ontail Rocky a9
225-1400 or i 1'.,,)02

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(ONE) 4-cylinder Ford
Cargo truck (box body or
wooden tray). New tyres,
recently sprayed. Excellent
condition. (One) six-cylinder
Ford Cargo truck. (One) GMC
truck (Canter type enclosed).
(One) Toyota Canter Cab,
Chassis, def, etc. Tel. 220-
1068 or 625-0551.
1 GX (90) Mark II $1 700
000 neg., 212 Carina $1
700 000, two (2) AT 192
Carinas $1 350 000/$1 275
000. Available RZ, best
prices. 3 AT 170 Carina -
$750 000/$850 000/$700
000, AE 91 Sprinter $700
000. Contact Harry & Son
Auto Sales, 185 Charlotte
Street, Georgetown, Guyana.
Tel. 227-1881, 227-Q265.
DEAL of the week -
Toyota Cynos Sports Coupe,
two-door hard top, fuel
efficient engine (EFI), air-
conditioner, power steering,
power windows, alloy wheels,
etc. Financing available. Deo
Maraj Auto Sales. 207
Sheriff and Sixth Streets,
Campbellville. 226-4939.
ONE Nissan 720, pick up
long tray along with spare
engine. Mint condition.
Privately used $625 000
neg. One Toyota Corona
station wagon ET 176 5-
door, power steering, front
wheel drive, 12 valve engine,
AC, adjustable seats, 5-seater
fold down back seat, mag
rims, disc brakes, PHH series.
Privately used, female
driven. Good for taxi service
or personal family use.
Excellent condition $800
000. Owner leaving. 621-
ARE you interested in
buying or selling a vehicle?
Then contact Anita Auto
Sale, Lot 43 Croal &
Alexander Sts. Tel: 227-
8550, 628-2833. Toyota
Carina/Corona -'ST 190, AT
212, AT 170, AA 60, AT 192,
Toyota Corolla/Sprinter AE
110, AE 100, AE 91, Toyota
Corolla S/W-AE 110, Nissan
Sunny B12, Toyota Camry
SV20, Toyota Mark II GX 81 -
GX 90, Toyota Hi Ace, RZ -
3Y, Nissan Caravan E24,
1 TOYOTA Spacio mini
van (2000 model), GJJ,
automatic, fully loaded,
digital. Price $2.8M. 1
Toyota 4-Runner (V6). Fully
loaded, alarm, automatic.
Price $2.9M. 1 Toyota
Tacoma (2000 model), GJJ,
automatic, chrome rims. Price
$2.9M, 1 Toyota Tacoma
(1999 model), GJJ, manual,
fully loaded. Price $3.1M.
1 Toyota SR5 (Extra cab),
automatic, A/C, fully loaded.
Price $2.1M. Mint
conditions (ALL). Contact
Rocky # 621-5902 or 225-
1400. (All are deals on
wheels, more vehicles
AE 110, Starlet Glanza Turbo
EP 91, Carina AT 212, AT
192, Mitsubishi Galant EA 1A,.
T,:, ,. l a C -.:.. C.-n ertible
C rnos Spori-s; Cou'ip- EL 52.-

"',agon3 .-r, -.t .1 i ii,
Tour ing P,.l .i. p: ( I 4
T,-,..ri-,:"H; i I ',l I Ii I n il,
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.1TR 'T,, CA iI4P.T7-iL*", i ,'
S". ..i-" ," NAME AND
Ei,| .-. 'i1r CANI FRUST,
'".,, E" '. E 110, *EE
i K' 3 &' E' 1
1* . Cab -N 1
1: i .- L.i ,.-. 0 174. Toyota
Il" l_lj Ilr,-: J J F I_ ]l "* l |F -

LrFi ]lb TuI .1l. H il l 4.1 I
L. .5 .t 1 1 -1 1- I I 1 35
i.hili ut.rl'hi Cani ,-r, F r'; ;.E
FE62? 7E'a Toii ,'r-ii,'ai 'T
19' -T 212, To-,oi.- I.i-inn AE
1 0 '' To,'013 "'i lal 50
Honrida CR', RO1. T..,.r3 RAV'-
4. ZGA 26, ACA 2 S', 11,
Toyota 15-seamer buset-. RZH
112,. Toyota IPSUiM S. 15,
. ToVola -Mark 2 G'< 100.
Lancer OK 2A Contaci Rose
Ramdehol Auto Sales, 226
Soulh Rd EBurda.
Georgelown Tel 226-89.53
226.1973,. 227-3185, Fa.:
227_-'!'_. We give you the
best cause you deserve the.

series, Low mileage), hardly
used, 5-door, automatic, fully
loaded, A/C. magrims, crash
bar, side bar, CD Player, clean
music system, roof rack,
crystal light. Price $3.4M.
Contact Rocky # 225-1400
or 621-5902.
NISSAN Caravan Bus, 15-
seater, size, power steering,
automatic, air-conditioned
ever register, will register at
no cost to buyer. Cash $1.6
million. Perfect for family.
Call 624-8402, 227-7677,

1 1-BEDROOM flat apt.,
decent locality. Tel. 628-
WANTED one 22 RB
Dragline Operator. Contact 623-
$$$$. KEYHOMES #
AUTO Bodymen. Contact
Paul on telephone # 222-
1 LIVE-in Maid. 16
Public Road, Kitty. Tel.
Domestic. Contact 4
Station St., Kitty.
18-23 ECCLES
1 DOMESTIC to take
care of elderly man in Mc
Doom, EBD. Call 226-3944.
WANTED Welders &
Body Workmen. Contact Mr.
Hilliman, 70 Sec. St., C/
WANTED 2 live-in
Maids, preferably from
Essequibo or Berbice. Tel.
cane juice mill. Please
inform Singh of Canal # 1 on
GENERAL Female help
for single person. Must know
to cook Indian vegetarian
dishes. Tel. 225-1540.
ONE expieriehned Cook
,r-.a-nd Kitchen BAsitant for.
SPei .-i r : ,- I I r, ,i [ ,2 1

, i
TRUCK Drivers: -Apply
Sin, person .to: Daiip
; .. 11 14 Broad St.,
S town 1 Te 225-
0. 239.
furnished and .. .. .. ..
Available . i

1 E'4-PC IE N C E
223-1609. 624-2653, 77T;
S I T R;:E. E S rn
I.e-in l.lai.J Contaci Bibi
Jsirin l 1 4. r 'h-il 6 Lu;-
P.ut.li.: F-d LECD Tel .

i DRIVER to .vo'rk a 2'' -
mrrnrbus Route (40
Reaiornable condaton. Age
.35 &, .er Tel tt 231-1341.
.- arn vime :
TEL: 225-2835.

Bartehders. Apply to Night
Bird, 189 Barr St., Kitty.
Tel. 225-1923, 626-1006
WANTED 1 Driver.
Must be living in
Georgetown. Apply Survival
Bond, 10 Vlissengen Road,
Newtown, Kitty.
SMALL family to live
and work 'at Pin. 1ank-Hall
Estate, Wakenaam. Please
Call 624-6855. 623-8652.
TRUCK Driver to work in
Timehri area. References
and Police Clearance
required. Call 226-4514.
225-8915 (Office).
kitchen staff, live-in
girl from country area.
azeema Deli 318 East
St., N/C/ Burg. 226-
MECHANIC to work in
the Interior. Must have
knowledge of Cat
Excavators and Perkins
En gines. Call # 615-1972
or 225-2535.
10 QUALITY male
guards from the East Bank
Area for regular security
work, Contact R.K's
Security Service. 125
Regent Road, Bourda.
ONE experienced
Cook to work in the
Interior. Must know to
cook Indian and English
dishes. Telephone 223-
1609, 624-2653, 624-
Teachers to teach
English, Social Studies,
POA, POB. Office Proc
and at Common Entrance
Level (Part-time). Call
at Hotel Purple Heart Rest.
& Bar, Charity, Essequibo.
Must have experience. Call
# 615-1972, 771-5209,
BICYCLE Salesman.
Should know how to
assemble bikes. Salary +
commission. Apply Nut
Centre, 68 Robb Street,
Hairdresser. Must know to
.do manicure, pedicure,
facial and hairstyles,
etc. Also chairs to rent.
Please contact. Tel. 223-
5252 or 628-3415.
ONE live-in Maid to
work on ranch and look
after house at Mahaicony
River $20 000 monthly.
Contact 192 Duncan St.,
Newtown, Kitty. 225-6571.
Guards from the West Bank/
West Coast area for regular
security work. Contact R.K's
Security Service, 125
Regent Road, Bourda.
Ages 30 40 yrs. Able to
assist with fellow
r, l i, C r 3i r .
_,en:.e Appi H, i -
Plus 131 ReC n? I..,

n r -- . .-n.
,i .. u . .. .

en er i i 1, and,
crea V. i with
i (G irl
expr, 2. 7i. -20 6.
ask for .
LiV staff to do
semi-clerical work from out
df town. Application:
L r. -.-l I 'e l i f-' .I
9404 or .5-4-1 i-4

minimum exper'-i-e .2; 3
Years .Orking-ir a Pridrmac\
Must have a pleasant
personaJpty.,Apoly in writing
lo The Manager. P 0 Bo;.
ONE live-in Dormesti-c i.:
do Dasic houiework, iNo
cookind) had own self-
contained apartment Saiara
$5 1)00 5y#eiaJy. Appi, 11-
person Guyana \.arret.,
Siore 68 Rnotr, Siree-l
Lacytown. '

female coconut pickers to
pick up coconut on th hE
Wakenaam Island. Live-in
accommodation provided.
Good wages. Please cal!
616-5334, 624-6855, 623-
FEMALE with pleasant
personality to be trained as
a Supervisor. Minimum 3
passes at CXC or
equivalent. Bring
application in person to the
Manager, True Value Store.
124 King Street, Lacytown,
opposite Esso Gas Station.
ONE live-in Maid to
baby sit and cook. Will get
a free furnished apartment
to live-in while working.
Married or single person, or
a family with a single child.
Please contact: Zeena Paul
at Sleepin Guest House.
Telephone Number 231-
7667, 223-0991.
Insurance" Sales
Representatives. Must have
at least Secondary Schoo!
Education, access to
telephone and be older
than 22 years. Send
resume including
telephone number to: The
Sales Manager, GCIS Inc.,
47 Main Street.
MAJOR Trading
Company seeks Office
Assistance. Minimum
Qualification: CXC Maths
and English. Grade Ill,
Computer knowledge but
not compulsory.
Application: Personnel
Manager, Lot D Lama
Avenue, Bel Air Park,
Georgetown. Call # 225-
9404 or 225-4492.
WANTED urgently Se-
curity Guards and Ice
Plant Operators. Must
have (2) recent Refer-
ences, valid Police Clear-
ance, Identification and
NIS cards. Apply in per-
son to: The Manager, BM
Enterprise Inc., GFL
Wharf, Houston, East Bank
WANTED urgently -
(2) two heavy-duty
Mechanics who must
know to -repair Perkins
and all Caterpillar
engines,, also must know
to weld. To work in the
Interior, living quarters
provided. Salary
negotiable. Contact -
Ramjit at Tel. # 225-
9920, 225-5400 or Johnny
Phillips 'at Tel.-.# 777-

B it. ,,1- O,.,i i|i,: -a in i -

l100l r 0 ,. RASS -
0 OER LB/$110 000 PER
TOl ,LEAD -,1 T ER L B.
S;60 PER LBl 1i0 000 PER
TRINI- 610-8952; 612-8684;
SCRAP Copper: brass,
aluminirird .alunInfiijtm l tnst
.ans and.Iadiators-.to buy
223 Weiljngtori.;St-reetl,
Georgetown. Noitar f.tom,
Strari cinema Plb'ne'226-
8026 225-6347. PLEASE'

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NEETU. ...
Sunrise: 10-2-82
Sunset: 30-6-2004
One year has passed
since that sad day
Your memories are
Never willgrow old
They are written in our
hearts in letters of gold
We remember the things you have "
said and done
And the life you lived so faithful and true
They sayrmemonri are golden ,
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From page 31
programme where the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association
(GABA) will be in charge, Parris will take the Baton from City
Hall to the corner of Avenue of the Republic and South Road
where Prime Minister Samuel Hinds will receive it.
He will then proceed on foot to Parliament Buildings where he
would hand it over to Speaker of the National Assembly Ralph
Ramkarran,I who will then take the Baton to Bounty Supermarket
on Water Street.
It is here where all the other sporting entities will get a chance
to traverse Georgetown and onto the outskirts before the Baton
departs for Berbice via the Ogle Airstrip in the afternoon.
'Yassin stated that persons who carry the Baton must be dressed
in white T-shirt and preferably white pants.
The Baton relay, which started at Buckingham Palace in
England on Commonwealth Day (March 14), will finish its
journey by March 15,2006.

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loving mother mother-in-law, I U1,,
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...Dominican Republic Mariana
Garcia to face 'Stealth Bomber'

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THE much anticipated O'Neil/
'Rivers clash 2, will no longer
take place after Kathy Rivers
has been ruled out of boxing for
four weeks by her doctor, due to
a fractured right hand.
Instead Guyana's only re-
maining champion; Gwendolyn
O'Neil will now clash with Do-
minican Republic Mariana

Garcia at the July 9 showdown
at the Cliff Anderson Sports
O'Neil told Chronicle Sport
yesterday that she is a bit dis-
appointed but she will remain
focused on her new opponent.
"I would stay focus, but
still confident, I wanted to fight
her (Garcia) for some time now
O'Neil, who is the WIBC
light heavyweight champion, has
a chance to become the undis-
puted champion in her division
since she will be fighting for the
WIBA light heavyweight Cham-
pionship belt this time round.
'The Stealth Bomber' as she
is known due to her punching
abilities, is looking to dispatch
her new opponent in style.
"I was to fight her over a
year and a half ago. But I wasn't
getting a chance to put my hand
on she. This is an opportunity
to beat her. I make up me mind
for war, I ain't going and play
with anyone in the ring," O'Neil
Garcia who is expected in
Guyana on Thursday has three
victories, one by way of knock-
out and two losses to her name,
while O'Neil has won 10 fights,
six by way of knockouts with
four losses and one draw.

The July 9 card, pro-
moted by Briso Promotiofhs,
Rock and Sock Production
and Roop Promotions is' ex-
pected to have five females
and three male fights.

hinctere anks
SThe family of the late MR. ........A ,
would like to express their r
sincere thanks to all _
relatives, friends and
neighbours for their support, ,
sympathy, cards and floral k'
tributes received during their
sad bereavement.
In addition, heartfelt .
appreciation is expressed to
Dr. Campbell and nurses of Mercy Hospital. .
Courtney Benn Construction Serv.ces rhinislry of
Public Works Work Services Group Cummings
Lodge and Ogle Mandirs.
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In loving memory of our beloved
wife and moiher MRS. JOYCE .
DALTON of 37 Norton Street ''
Bagotstown, East Bank j
Demerara, who departed this life
onnvara0nnunn 9Qth .n 9nn 04 a

It is now one year since you left I

Words cannot express the great / 4I ,
loss we are feeling since you
have gone
Your presence is still greatly missed.
f We will never cease to forget the love you have shown to us Ma.
Your memory is with us each and every passing day like an
open book.
You will forever be in our hearts, although we miss you, we
know that you are at peace with God.

a yo" ,s edqt in peace,
| From your loving children and grandchildren and most of all
your husband.

' Their sacrifices & commitment to
our growth & development are

Fondly remembered by their children,
in-laws nrandchildlrn nreat

"---l-- grandchildren & other relatives.

"There is nirvana (salvation) in each moment. The present
moment holds the key to the future. If you can. remain in the
present moment, you will experiment Joy and all Sorrows will .
be gone".
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Printing, Editing and Delivery of Text Bookis

The Ministry of Education invites tenders for the Printing, Editing and
Delivery of:
Lot 1 54,000 Social Studies Text Books New Horizons in Social
Book 3 1,13 Pages Number of graphics 62.
Lot 2 54,000 English Text Books Adventures in English Book 3 -
227 pages Number of Graphics 81.

to its Books Distribution Unit (BDU) Lyng and Evans Streets,
Charlestown, Georgetown. Tenderers are requested to submit the
under mentioned information.
!a Profile of the Firm
b) Technical capacity for printing
c) Statement and value of work undertaken over the last three (3)
d Financial statements of firm for the last operating year
e) Credit available.
All books are to be printed on 75 gsm White Bond paper and are to.be
covered with brown cardboard covers of separate designs and well
banded to a firm finish.
Books are to be delivered in equal quantities in November of year 2005.
They are to be package in sets of twenty five (25) and shrink wrapped
in export durable plastic. Camera Ready Copy should be approved by
the Ministry of Education prior to printing. ,Samples copies of the first
four books for each lot should be sent on request to the Ministry of
All Tenders submitted must be accompanied by valid Income Tax and.
NIS Compliance Certificate.
Tender Documents can be obtained from:

Mr. T. Persaud
Ministry of Education
21 Brickdam
during normal working hours from the 7th July 2005 at a non-refundable
fee of Ten (10) Thousand Dollars ($10,000) (Guyana Dollars) each,.

Tenders for this project must be submitted in a sealed envelope and
shall clearly indicate on the Top, left hand.comer "Tender for Printing
and Delivery of Text Books"

All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of one thousand US$
for each lots.
Tenders should be addressed to:

The Chairman
National Board of Procurement and Tender Administration "
Ministry of Finance
Main & Urquhart Streets
and should be deposited in the Tender Box at the National Board of
Procurement and Tender Administration, Ministry of Finance, not later
than Tuesday 26th July 2005 on or before 9am. The Tender Box would
be closed at 9am.

Tenderers may be present at the opening, which takes place shortly
after 9am on Tuesday 26th July 2005.

The Ministry of Education does not bind itself to accept the lowest
tender and reserves the right to reject any tender without assigning

Pulandar Kandhi
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Education

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contractors to submit bids for the execution of the following works:

Construction of a walkway around the brick ramparts of Fort
Zeelandia, Fort Island, Essequibo River, Region #3.

Construction of a brick rampart at Fort Kyk-Qver-AI,
Essequibo River, Region #7.
Tender documents can be obtained from the National Trust of Guyana,
94 Carmichael Street, Cummingsburg, Georgetown, during the
hours of 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday, upon payment of the sum of
$2,000 for each document.
Each tender must be enclosed in a plain, sealed envelope, which does
not in any way identify the Tenderer. On-the left hand corner of the
envelope, the project tendered for must be clearly written.
Tenders must be addressed to The Chairman, National Procurement
and Tender Administration Board and must be deposited in the
Tender Box situated at the Ministry of Finance, Main and Urquhart
Streets, Georgetown.
Each tender must be accompanied by valid Certificates of Compliance
from the Commissioner General, Guyana Revenue Authority and the
*General Manager, National Insurance Scheme in the name of the
individual, if the individual is tendering or/if the company is tendering.
Failure to do so will result in the automatic disqualification of the Tender.
Tenders which do not meet the requirements stated above will be
deemed non responsive.
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ICC Trophy cricket...

Denmark make it two from two

Bermuda and Denmark both
claimed surprise victories on
the second day of action at the
ICC Trophy. Despite the ab-
sence of captain Clay Smith,
Bermuda bounced back fiom its
opening day defeat to Ireland to
beat UAE by 30 runs at Lisburn.

Denmark produced the
biggest shock of the opening
two rounds in following up
their opening day victory over
Uganda with a comprehensive
103-run defeat of USA. Den-
mark took full advantage of bat-
ting first, intelligently stretching
an ageing USA side by working
the ball around the field.
Frederik Klokker carried his bat

for his maiden international cen-
tury while Carsten Pedersen, the
captain, contributed 64. In re-
ply, the USA never recovered
from a poor start and were all
out for 177 runs. Klokker is due
to travel to England for a trial
with Warwickshire tonight after
performing well with the gloves
in an earlier trial with the county
Bermuda were struggling
against UAE on 158 for 7 when
Lionel Cann hit an explosive 45
off 17 balls to take them to 217
for 9. UAE collapsed from 67
for 1 to 84 for 6 and a 64-run
contribution from Fahad Usman
was not enough to bring .UAE
back into contention.
Ireland maintained their


ST JOHN'S, Antigua The West Indies selectors have cho-
sen seven players to go to Sri Lanka to replace the mem-
bers of the West Indies 'A' team who have joined the se-
nior team for the tour to Sri Lanka.
The players who will leave over the weekend are: Tishan
Maraj; Lendl Simmons; Sewnarine Chattergoon; Darren Sammy;
Kenroy Peters; Richard Kelly and Jean Paul.
They will join
the West Indies 'A'
team in time for the
m third and final 'Test'
of the series and the
I five One-day games.
'A' team cap-
.. ,' tain Daren Ganga
S" ;'" y '. said he welcomed
.' .... ..,, ,... the new additions as
Shis team is deter-
,4.;-... '' ,' mined to win the
'Test' series and the
SrOne-day series that
"We are all dis-
appointed at the re-
sult of the last Test
and were further
disappointed by the
interpretation given
to some comments I
made following the
However we had
SEWNARINE CHATTERGOON good team meeting at
dinner and everyone is
fully focused on what we came here to do play cricket and represent
the region to the best of our ability," Ganga added.
The schedule of the remaining games has been ad-
justed with the third 'Test' beginning on Thursday July 7
instead of Tuesday July 5 and the One-day series being
played on the July 13, 14, 16, 18 and 19.

nal score of 104 all out from 32

Colin Smith, Scotland's
wicketkeeper-batsman, pro-
vided a perfect tonic to his team-
mates before returning to Scot-
land tomorrow for police duties
during the G8 Summit. Smith
top-scored in Scotland's seven-
wicket victory over Canada, at
Bangor, with 86 not out.
After winning the toss,
Scotland's bowlers took full ad-
vantage of the morning moisture
in the fast pitch to restrict
Canada to 189 for 8 in their 50
overs. A strong breeze dried out
the pitch by the time Scotland
came to bat. Despite losing two
wickets without scoring and a
third with the score on 37,
Smith and Fraser Watts, the
opener, remained calm and
safely guided their side to vic-
tory with Watts finishing on 81
not out.

Holland completely over-
whelmed Oman in a totally
one-side contest, winning by
258 runs. Bas Zuiderent hit 119
while Daan van Bunge made 92
as Holland scored 325 for 4.
Oman were unable to deal with
Holland's pace attack and
crumbled to 67 all out.
Namibia's 98-run victory
over Papua New Guinea was
also convincing with JB Burger
and Kola Burger both hitting
half-centuries and Serel Burger
.grabbing three wickets. How-
ever the early part of Namibia's
innings was a stuttering effort
and at 129 for 5 they were
grateful for Kola Burger's 58
from No.9. This ultimately com-
fortable victory will be a boost
to Namibia, one of the pre-tour-
nament favourites, after their
two-run defeat against Canada.
Today is a rest day in the
ICC Trophy. There will be a
full programme of six
matches tomorrow.

positive start to the event with
a comfortable 127-run victory
over Uganda. Ireland's total of
231 for 8 was built on solid in-
nings from Ed Joyce (40) and
Eoin Morgan (39) with Andrew

White top-scoring with 45.
Uganda were quickly in trouble
in their reply, slumping to 30 for
7. A 59-run contribution from
Frank Nsubuga added a degree
of respectability to Uganda's fi-

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1. Sealed Tenders are invited from suitably experienced contractors for the project mentioned below.
The works involve constructing over 14 miles of roads in the following areas:
1.. Stelling to Sarah # 2 Bridge
2. Sand Soucito Noitgedacht
3. Meerzorg (Three Junction) to Maria's Pleasure (Sea Wall)
4. Caledonia
5. -Noitgedacht to Ridge
6. Maria's Pleasure to Noitgedacht
7. Sarah to Caledonia
8. Zeelandia
2. The Tender Documents can be uplifted from the Works Services Group, Ministry of Public Works and'
Communications, Fort Street, Kingston, Georgetown, from July 6, 2005 upon making a deposit
(non-refundable) of $5,000(five thousand dollars) for each document in favour of the Permanent Secretary,
Ministry Works and Communications.
3. Each completed Tender Documents should be placed in separate sealed envelope marked on the outside
the name of the project and addressed to:

The Chairman
National Board of Procurement and Tender Administration
Ministry of Finance.
Main & Urquhart Streets
and should be deposited in the Ministry of Finance Tender Board's Box, Kingston, Georgetown, before
9:00 am on July 26, 2005.
4. Tenders will be opened at 9:00 am on July 26, 2005 in the presence of tenders who may wish to be present.
5. The Ministry reserves the nght to' acceti r ,j': nt ;ny Ender, and ': .rri h, lriddingr process and reject all .
tenders, at any time prior to the award of the Contract, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected
tenderers or any obligation to inform the affected tenderers of the grounds for the Employer's action.
Mr. Balraj Balram
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Public Works and Communications
Kingston, Georgetown
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NIANAGING-Director of Multi Builders, Lloyd Singh, will
be sponsoring a big softball competition next Sunday at
the Guyana Softball
and \\indball Cricket
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Carifesta Avenue.
CThe 25-over round
robin competition will
be played under
GS&WCA rules and
"the team rn lifting the
trophy %%ill receive 540
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(PROCESSING OF Certificates of Title and Transports)

Doch Four & Bielfieid
Allottees / Residents of Doch Four & Belfield are advised that Ministry of Housing
Officers will be conducting a One Stop Shop Exercise for the above mentioned
areas to facilitate the processing of Certificates of Title and Transports in
accordance with the schedule below
J Area Venue Date Time
Doch Four

& Victoria Community Sartirdi1, 9:00 am to 2:00pm
Center 9tli.Julh 2005

You should remember the following:
1. Bring your Letter of Allocation, Agreement of Sale, and Receipts
of Payments, if any.
2. If the allocation is in the names of two (2) persons, BOTH are to
.attend with Identification Card or Passport.
3.. You would need to pay one third of the cost of the land and the
Conveyance Fee of $8,000.

July 2005 ..

AT yesterday's press conference: from left, GOA executive members Noel Adonis, K
Juman-Yassin and Claude Blackmore. (Winston Oudkerk photo)

Packed itinerary

for Queen's Baton

By Faizool Deo

THE Guyana Olympic Asso-
cialion tGOA. has scheduled
a pack itinerary for the
Queen's Baton which will be
in Guyana for a two-day stay
en route to the 71 countries
that make up the Common-
Notable personalities ex-
pected to carry the Baton in-
clude the Prime Minister Samuel
Hinds, Acting Minister of Cul-
ture Youth and Sport Gail
Teixeira, Minister of Tourism,
Industry and Commerce
Manzoor Nadir,, and sporting'
icons, forimer'West Indies player
and coach, Roger Harper, former

\Vest Indies cricketer hoe
Solomon and former Ots mipic
ho\er ltichael Parns
The Ba-iin, luch arri\e in
Guyana on Tuesday from
Trinidad and, Tobago, will be
paraded. aro.und. Georgetown
earls Wednesday by the numer-
ous sporting associations which
will bear responsibility while it
is in their possession before it
goes to Berbice.
On Thursday the Baton will
be taken by air to Linden, to
Kaieteur Falls, Baganara Resort,
Bartica, Saxakalli, Fort Island
and the Heritage Museum,
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At"' press conference at the
GOA office, yesterday, presi-

dent of the GOA Juman-Yassin
noted that.the Baton will arrive
at City Hall at 07:30 h Wednes-
day morning. There it will be
handed over for the commence-
ment of the sojourn.
There will be a short open-.
ing ceremony where Yas.in. the
vice-president of the Conmin'.n-
wealth Games Federation, John
Hoskins, and Mayor Hamilton
Green will make remarks before
proceedings officially get under
Yassin said that it is
planned that Mayor Green will
hand over the Baton to Parris
,who ,will:s.tart-.the relay.. -
, For the first leg, of the
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Sunday ChroniceIJuly. 2005

EHEARTBROKEN about your ex his nose pick-
ing, his nit picking -is forgot-
ten. In your mind, he's Denzel

we'd get it right when we
married, we'd do it for life.
-But the statistics tell a differ-
ent story. More couples in
their twenties and thirties
are getting divorced than any
other age group. But its not
just ordinary people like you
and I that are suffering with
this problem. In the last
week, recent news shows,
Terry McMillian of 'How
Stella Got Her Grove Back'
fame is now in court defend-
ing her 10-year marriage to
a husband who now says
"he's gay". And if darling
Halle Berry is struggling on
the happiness front, you may
think who are you to expect
your marriage to last! Trend-
spotters call this a 'starter
marriage', like a starter
home: something you quickly
When I researched the phe-
nomenon, I soon discovered that
though starter marriages are
short, they're certainly not pain-
less. Sheron, 31, told me: "I
thought I was marrying for life,
that we'd grow old together, but
suddenly I was on my own
again. Everything I believed was
turned on its head."
But if your heart is broken,
the lessons set out below can
help you speed up the healing


Symptom- Crying one
nunate. curing the nemt? Writ-
ing endless letters you'll never
send And %% ailing for the phone
call from o'ur e\ sat ing. I %ant[
you back

Whai it means. Denial.
You're on an emotional
roller coaster. \\hen relation-
ships end. gne ing begins There
are five states to grine denial.
anger. bargaining, depression

and acceptance. They don't al-
ways come in that order.

Exercise: A trip down
memory lane. Time for a long
talk. You need a friend, photos
of you and your ex, any cards
or love letters, plus a scrap-
book. And probably some tis-
Across the- first page of
your scrapbook, draw a
timeline. On the left, write the
date you met your ex, on the
right, the date you split up.
Now plot key dates in your
relationship along the line first
kiss, first holiday, and first row.
Create a page for each step, with
photos and memories. You'll
probably laugh and cry, but
you'll also see patterns and.

role is to ask questions, like a
reporter trying to get the facts.
Even if you don't want your
Love, Story to be over, this ex-
ercise helps make sense of the
relationship and shows it has a
beginning, a middle and end. Fi-
nally, put the book somewhere
inaccessible until you're feeling

Treat .Nourself. A sopp)
D'D is ideal after ihis e\erci-e

Tantrum time

Syniptorins There's a knot
at the base of \our stomach or
a bitter last in sour mouth
Ma\be you'ree grinding )our
teeth in %our sleep or dunng
the da You're con',inced all
men are the same

shop now and get between
10% & 50% off Selected items. seeo

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Washington and Jamie Foxx
rolled into one: you belonged
together. Maybe you should
text him.

What it means: Bargaining.
You're in the bargaining phase,
persuading yourself that if you
behave differently, or dye your
hair another colour, your rela-
tionship could be revived. Be
honest with yourself are you
only remembering the good

Exercise: Sad Songs Say So
Much. Did you make weepy
compilation tapes in your teens?
Time to do it again. First, choose
songs to represent your rela-
tionship. Do include the track
that reminds you of when you
first met, but also pick songs
that reflect when you broke up.
Then choose songs for now:
Indulge your bad mood for a
few minutes, sing, sob and
shout along. Finally, pick songs
representing your future with-
out him. Choose uplifting tracks
with no-connection to your ex.


Choose one activity per day
this week. Keep a diary of your

Treat yourself: Chocolate
contains mood-boosting chemi-
cals the perfect excuse to in-

What it means: Anger.
You probably guessed this
is anger. The good news is that:
(a) it's natural and (b) it's an-
other "stage" so you're a step
closer to feeling better.

Exercise: The Anger Hour
Time to let it out. Play loud
music, read the paper and con-
centrate on the stories that
seem unjust, to wind yourself
up even more. Then find paper
and a pen, preferably a red one.
Who are you angriest with?
Your ex, your in-laws, your
friends? Set a timer for one
hour, and then write them a let-
ter. Imagine this is your one
chance to tell them how mean,
cruel, petty, pathetic and mad-
-dening they are.
You won't send this letter,
but you'll have fun destroying
it. Tear it up into tiny pieces,
screw it up into a ball and kick


it around, drown it
in the sink, or even -.
burn it (best done
outside, burning
your house down
is not going to im-
prove your mood).
Whatever you
do with the letter.
don't send i And
don't keep it

Treat Nour-
self. Indulge in a
long. soothing
shower, nitasag ing
your temples and
\ou go along.

Put a ban on 'If

SNmpioms: Everything bad

Towels .,,~-.-
Soft Toc's Tra velling (Gears V
JTols & Set -Candles---- ...--Sht s & Holders jr"=cjjJ

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When 'o)u feel better. \' ll you
be 'Walking on Sunshine'. or
feeling like a Natural Woman"'
Listen to this part of the tape
when you need a boost

Treat \ourself. Bu\ a CD
b\ a ne%\ artist, to reflect a new

The Stock-Take

Symptoms It's ,.urin out-
cide. but you'ree in the grey
glooim ol Dumped-land Smug

couples cross your path con-
stantly but you'll never again be
lucky in love.

What it means: You've hit
the depression stage. The prob-
lem with depression is that it
isolates you so when people
tell you it will pass, you
don't believe them. Impor-
tant note: If you're really
down, don't hesitate to visit
your GP for professional

Exercise: Your Balance
The idea behind the
stock-take is to assess your
emotional state and find
practical ways to feel better.
Take an A4 sheet and divide it
into quarters. Add the following
titles, one per quarter:

urpluses like
guilt, grief, an-
ply o yonal
ddeficits: like
self-ightcon fi-he
dence, br ain-

storm hat you coule. and fado this'
deficits: Iike

your nium to Slav. conact a
cha and otteildcare ander a
place to e e.r
%N'tuch ap-
ply to you?
cs It's oe Hgh of eight the
help treme four bigger st

iteek to help. Your house feels

bour wium to stand contact ag
chari.+ and offer to foster a
child. You're sull angry' What
about a Boxercise class? If
you're lacking energy. try exer-
cise lt's one of the best self-
help tronrtmeni, for the blues
It's hard t) motl\,ate %ourself
but go with a- fiend- sw% inmung.
walking, or e\en dancing uill
lighten sour mood and help you

Rebound Revolution

Symptoms: At last, you
realise there are more fish in the
sea, though you're scared of
diving back in.

What it means: Acceptance.
Your hormones are kicking in
again. But )ou need to prepare
yourself. Would >ou go to the
supermarket without a list ? The
same applies to men

Exercise: Pin-Up W ish List
Focus on your perfect
match With friends, flick
through a pile of magazines,.
looking for two type-. men you
fancy the pants off. and men
you'd lo\e to talk to all night
long. Tear out the pictures then
compare notes. Do the men have
qualities in common? Write a
shopping list of the personality
traits and phi'sical qualities Nou
want. It might surprise you
Maybe you won't meet Jamie
Foxx in Nour local supermarket.
but it'- as well t,: be prepared

Treat yourself: Go shop-
ping for the perfect first date
outfit. Choose one that
makes you feel sexy.


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FEALERO-.MDE--o-..1r g.


ONE beautiful girl, out of a bevy of nine teen
agers, will be crowned Miss Region Six next
The pageant, organised by the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports
Club, is scheduled for July 9, at Area 'H' ground, Rose Hall Town,
Corentyne, Berbice.
This is the second time around that the club is hosting such an
event, and its purpose is to select a role model for young females
in Berbice.

The club's motto, 'In Pursuit of Excellence' will be held strong
as it selects a young woman as "... television hostess for one of
the club's monthly television programmes, official spokesperson of
its anti-drugs/pro-education programme and (to) appear in a com-
mercial about the dangers of teenage pregnancy and pre-marital sex,"
the committee announced.
The girls will make the night beautiful when they participate in an
opening dance and personal introduction segment, and compete in sequences
of casual wear, evening gown, and talent on the July evening. A live 'edu-
cational segment' was scheduled for DTV 8 on July 1.

After those rounds of competition, the four delegates whose
total scores top the charts will be selected as finalists. They will
each be required to answer a question on their respective platform
themes, and the one whose answer is most impressive in the opin-
ion of the judges, will be crowned queen.
The show will also be packed with other entertainment,
with musical performances by Lady Tempest, The Mighty Rebel
and Rose Hall Cultural Group, and appearances by comedi-
ans Henry Rodney and Margaret Lawrence. The Master of
Ceremonies for the evening is Avery Gomes.

Profiles of the nine beauties to participate in this prestigious affair are presented below:

See other delegates on page XVI

Andrea Anastacia
Depaul hails from
Edinburgh on the East
Bank of Berbice, and also
attends Berbice High
School. This aspiring
accountant chose 'Drug
Abuse Among Young
Females' as her platform
topic, and admires her
Pastor Leila Persaud.
Andrea is 5 ft 3 in tall, and
carries measurements of
36-29-37. She is
sponsored by Imran's
Welding Shop.

Fiona King, a 16-year-
old student of
Guyana Business School
lives at Rose Hall Town.
She stands at 5 ft 6 in with
statistics of 32-26-34.
Fiona's platform is 'Child
Abuse' and she is
sponsored by Ms. Maxime
Felix. Her role model is her
aunt Pamela King.. She
would like to become a
qualified beautician. She
enjoys dancing, singing
and corresponding.

Joyann Surendre
stands at 5 ft 3 in with vital
statistics of 34-25-36, and
enjoys corresponding and
modelling. She lives at
Rose Hall, and attends
both J.C. Chandisingh
Secondary and New
Amsterdam Technical
Institute. Joyann's platform
is 'Teenage Pregnancy'.
Her mother, Annette, is her
role model. This beauty
would like a career in
business management.
She is sponsored by her
parents and Ms. Maxime

exits for

Qualification: CXC English & Mathematics;
Experience: One year experience in a similar field
Applicants must be 18 years or older
Please call telephone *2y23-7 S/6
for further information

Denice Silene Sharpe is
a student of Central
Corentyne Secondary, and
resides at Limlair Village.
She chose to address 'The
Importance of Education'.
Her ambition is to become
a lawyer. Standing 5 ft 3 in,
with statistics of -34-27-37,
Denice's main aim in
participating in this pageant
is to become a role model
to other young girls. She is
sponsored by Howard
Eastman Bros. Bar.

J 's Supermarket is
placing its trust in Marcia
Malinda Mangru, a Sheet
Anchor, East Berbice
resident, who attends New
Amsterdam Multilateral.
She stands at 5 ft 4 in and
would someday like to hold
a job as a flight attendant.
With a purpose of
showcasing "the beauty of
womanhood and to
appreciate the sense of
competitiveness," Marcia
decided to contest the
pageant. Marcia's platform
is 'The Importance of
Education' and she
admires her parents as
role models.


The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc., through its
Agriculture Operations Department, LBI, E.C.D,
requires Contractors with reliable excavators to
carry out standard excavation operations at the
following Estates in Demerara:-

Enmore, LBI, Wales and Uitvlugt.

The work will be continuous through out the year.

Interested parties should contact the Agriculture
Operations Director at LBI Operation Office,
Telephone 220-5531.

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L a Donna Ann Nero is a
16-year-old resident of
Rose Hall Town, and
attends J.C. Chandisingh
Secondary. She stands at 5
ft 7 in, and carries vital
statistics of 34-26-38. La
Donna enjoys dancing,
reading and singing, but
would eventually like to' be
a bank accountant. Her
platform is 'Drug Abuse'
and she is sponsored by
Poonai's Pharmacy. Her
aunt Thereas Nero, a one-
time Miss Teen Guyana, is
her role model.

M enssa nenarax is I1
years old and attends
Berbice High School. She
stands at 5 ft 5 in and has
vital statistics of 33-26-37.
She looks up to her mother
as the person whose path
she would prefer to follow.
Melissa's career goal is to
become a doctor, and her
platform topic is 'The
Dangers of Drug Abuse'.
She is sponsored by
Geligious Pawn Shop.

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ated. I thought I'd be able to
live with it, as I know not ev-
ery relationship is perfect.
We are now thinking about
children, and I stopped taking
birth control. Two years ago I
met a younger man at work, and
-we became good friends. Some-
thing sparked and I fell in love
with him. I feel he is my soul
mate. He does not know how I
feel yet. He is about to get mar-
ried, but I know they do not
have a good relationship. _-
I feel obligated to my mar-
riage and don't know if I could
hurt my husband enough to
leave him, but every day for the
past few years, before this new
man came into my life, I haven't

other 50 years.
I know my husbai
change. I look at this
and think how happy I
with him. Should I try
my marriage, or follow
and tell my friend what

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novels o
volve a
in a terrible situation
to make choices wh
devastate her life. N
less, the heroine I
ahead. The novel en
neither growth nor en
ment. As USA TODAY

be said for a writer who can
nd won't evoke negative emotions, such a
new man work isn't profound. Watching
could be car crashes will have the same
y and fix effect. Stories which leave you
my heart feeling hopeless and at the
t I feel? mercy of life are not wise. Sto-
ries which show you how to live
DEBRA a satisfying life are.
Your story reads like the
literary opening of a literary novel. If
)ften in the heroine hopes to be res-
woman cued by meddling in another
n, about man's engagement, she's not
ich will likely to find happiness. If
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Agricultural lands (348.42 acres) situate at Block: IX,
Parcels: 12, 13, 17 and 18, Parts of Plantation Flensburg,
West Bank Demerara.

Developed commercial parcel of land (3,800 sq ft) situate
at Sub-lot lettered 'D' (at the corner of Hope and Queen
Streets) South Cummingsburg, Georgetown.

Residential land being Parcel Nos. 55 (0.1257 acre) and
158 (0.1257 acre) Block XXXI, Hampton Court (South of
the Public Road), Essequibo Coast with one storey
wooden building (486 sq ft).

Residential land (3,339 sq ft) with one flat wooden building
(260 sq ft) situate at House Lot No. 136 Section D,
Bush Lot, West Coast Berbice.

20 years lease over residential land (0.1377 acre) with two
storey wooden and concrete building (496 sq ft) situate at
Lot 136 Richmond Village, Essequibo Coast.

Residential land (6,142 sq ft) situate at Lot 141 Area 'D'
Logwood Enmore, East Coast Demerara.

25 years lease over agricultural land (10.33 acres) situate
at Lot 78, Section 'G' Hampton Court, Essequibo Coast.

Residential land (approx. 5,000 sq ft) with one flat wooden
building (600 sq ft) situate at Lot 11 Section B.
Woodley Park, West Coast Berbice.

25 years agricultural lease land (21.8 acres) situate
at Plot 36, Tempe, West Coast Berbice.

Residential land (approx. 3,000 sq ft) with one flat
wooden building (143 sq ft) situate at Lot No. 122 Section
D, Bush Lot, West Coast Berbice.

Individual sealed bids must be clearly marked 'Bid for Property'
and must be sent no later than Friday Julyl5, 2005 to:
47-48 Water Street, Georgetown
Please q,)i J6,-,'1n _.,27-8167 for further information.
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have been happily married for about a year, but I have a problem. I dated a girl when I was
in school, and she was my first love. Unfortunately, I never told her how I felt, and we grew
apart. I've thought about her ever since.
Every time we saw each other after that we never talked, but we would catch one another looking
at each other. When our eyes met, something in me melted. I tried many times before I married to tell
her how I felt, but never did due to fear of rejection.
She recently married and I know I should let it be, but I can't stop thinking about what would have
happened if I'd told her. Now don't get me wrong, I love my wife, but I can't help feeling I married the
wrong person.
T evin, in Milton's poem 'Paradise Lost' the capital of Hell is called Pandemonium. Pande
monium is a place of uproar, confusion and chaos. It was designed by Mulciber, a fallen
XLL-angel, who formerly designed buildings in Heaven.
We don't suggest that you interfere in someone else's marriage, but your story illustrates what
happens when people fail to act from their deepest feelings. They drag themselves and others into a
state of confusion which has no easy resolution. It is as if they have become the mayor of Pandemo-

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married three years tinually puts me down, and notes "most literary fiction ending.
but I've grown in now that we are thinking about reads like an endless medita- TAMARA
ce and maturity and children, it's made me wonder if tion on how many neurotics
ve patience for him I want to bring a child into our can dance on the head of a
a. He's always been marriage. I also wonder if I pin."
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Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following vacant positions in the Elections Commission Secretariat. These are
full time positions and are restricted to persons living in the respective registration districts. Applications for the post of REGISTRATION
OFFICER must be accompanied by a recent CV and at least two character references. Applications for all other positions must provide
information as follows:- Name, address, age, qualifications; and relevant experience


Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief EBecion Officer(DCEO) Ops
* Ensures the efficient conduct of registration within the registration area of
* Ensures smooth functioning of the office in keeping with managerial and
behavioral responsibilities;
* Determines worldoad priorities in consultation with the Assistant Registration
* Certiall registration transactionswithin the RegistrationArea;
* Conductsfied verification of residency;
* Recommends to Chief Election Officer changes in adjustments to internal
electoraldivisional boundaries;
* Delivers completed work to GECOM Central Office and exchanges specific
* Updatestransactionledgersattheoffices:
* Extractsinformationfromdeath registerstreportsfromapprovedagencies;
* Cerifiesall registration transactions;
* Ceriesalinancialtransacions reatedto hisherofice;
* UaiseswvthScrutineerswithrespecttotheconducofregistration;
* Ensures all activities undertaken by subordinates confirm strictly to the legal
requirements of GECOM's policy including the security and proper
maintenance ofregistrationrecordsand relateddocuments:
* Conducts continuous assessment of staff performance and the overaBl
functioning of the office;
+ Conducts staffdevelopment sessions.


> First degree in Public Management'Administratonor related discipline from
a recognized Universitynstitution
> A diploma in Public Management/Administration and five (5) years relevant
> Any other qualification deemed relevant together with a minimum of six (6)
years experience.


Under the supervision arid control of the Registration Officer
* Determines correct registration divisions and validity of registration
* Assists the RegistrationOfficerintheconductof staffdevelopmentsessions;
* Assiststhe Registration Officerinthemanagementoftheoffice;-
* Assists inthesubmission and receiptof registration ransactionsand reports:
* Assists in the maintenance of transaction ledgers
* Carriesoutperiodicreconciliationof records;
* CarriesoutthefunctionoftheRegistrationOfficerinhis/herabsence;
* Perfonrms duties assigned by the Registration Officer.


> Diploma in Management/Administration from a recognized
University/institution and four (4) years experience in National Registration.
> Certificate in Management/Administration from a recognized
Universitylinstitution and four (4) years experience in National Registration.
> Six (6) subjects GCE'O' Level or CXC Examinations including English-
Language and Mathematics plus six (6) years experience in National
> Anyotherqualification/experience deemed relevant


Under the supervision and control of the Registration Officer
* Supervisesthedaytodaycustodyoftheofficerecords;
* Verifiesworkdonebycounterstaff;
* Supervises the entire clerical staff;
* Verifies records received and dispatched, and monitors the flow of
# MaintainstheList of Electors forthe RegistrationArea;
* Records and circulates correspondencetostaffmembers;
SComputes fmandcial and overtimebenefits and leave when necessary;
* Assistsinthe preparationof reports:
* Codes and batches transacSon formnns for submission to GECOM Central
* Checks Registrationdocuents beforeRegistrnts leavete oflce
* PrepatesResidendeVrificationFormsforfieldivestigationasrequied.

> Certificate in Management/Administrbationfrom a recognized institution
plus two years actual registration experience.
> Aminimum of five (5) subjects GCE 'O Level or CXC Examination
including English Language and Mathematics and experience in Records
Management along with six (6) years experience in Nafional Registration
> Anvothralifcations/exeriencedeemed reievanL


Underthe supervision and control of RegistrationClerk lt
* Conducts preliminary checks for validity of documents presented by
* Enters information on registration documents;
* Receives and checks endorsements on photographs;
* Delivers completed National identification Cardstoregistrants;
* Assistsinthe preparationof ResidenceVerification Forms;
" Takesphotographsof registrantr,
* Maintains records of photographstaken and flms used;
* Maintains cameras andensuresadequate supply offilms and batteries.


> A minimum of five (5) subjects GCE 'O' Level or CXC including English
Language and Mathematics and two (2) years experience in National


Underthe supervision and control of Clerk IIN:
* Typesdocumentsasrequired;
* Filesdocumentsasrequired;
* Maintainsrecords oftransactionsreceived anddispatched;
* Prepares registrationtransaction formswhen necessary;
* Assists inlheupdatingofthetransactionledgers;
+ Advisesregistrantstocollect theirNational Identification Cards;
* Delivers completed work to Clerk IlI to enable Registration Officer to submit
sameto GECOM Central Office;
* AssistsClerk llwith allaspects ofwork when necessary;
* Prepares recordsonthe delivery ofNational IdentifictionCards


> A minimum of five (5) subjects at the GCE T' Level or CXC Examimaon
including English Language and Mathematics.


Underthe supervision and control of the Registration Clerk III1:
* Lodges and upliftskeys from Police Station orotherdesignateddepository;
* Opensanddosestheoffice;
* Secures office machines and other office property;
* Takes mail tothePostOffice;
* Makes officialerrands;
*v Performs related duties.


> Three (3) subjects GCE '0' Level or CXC.
>- Full Secondary Education.


Under the supervision and control of the Human Resources Officer
* Assesses training needs of Guyana Elections Commission in accordance
withidentified manpower needs;
* Develops and implements training policies and plans to meet identified
individual andorganizational needs;
* Ensures that training needs of all employees are met in the most effective
way eg. By on-the-job training, job rotation, internal and external training
coursesand programmes:
* Maintains comprehensive records of staff qualifications. training and
* Maintains records of and liaises as appropriate with, organizations providing
training appropriateto heneedsof Guyana elections Commission;
* Designs courses and develops materials appropriate to identified training
needs.indingforshort-tedrvoterregistratonandpol workers;
* Reviews Training Manuals for al aspects of Guyana Elections Commission

Maintains recordsof trainersand shortterm employees;
Prepares training estimates and budget;
Organizes and delivers training asappropriate;
Represents Guyana Elections Commission as appropriateinmeetings;

> Degree in Human Resources Development and Training or equivalent
qualification plus three (3) years relevant experience,
> Anyotherqualfcation and/orexperience deemed relevant


Underthe supervision and control of the Human Resources Manager
Assists in implementing Human Resources policies laid down by the
Assists in ensuring that effective services provide GECOM with property
Assists in administering effective programmes of appraisals, development
training and succession planning to ensure a consistent supply of fully
qualifiedstaff for GECOM
Assists in monitoring, training and developing Human Resources staff
members to ensure that effective Human Resources services are provided to
Assists in recruiting and training of personnel for efficient and effective
discharge of duties for Local. Regional and National Elections.


> A CertificateDiploma in PubliclPersonnel Administration or other Social
Science displine,'plusthrbe(3)years service asaSeniorPersonne Cerk


Assists the CNE Manager in determining the needs of citizens and adopts
various strategies to develop and provide theinfonnation necessary;
Works in close association with Consultants and conducts a comprehensive
study of proposals and recommendations with a view to offering suggestions
foreffective implementation;
+ Provides back-up support in implementing recommendations and/or
Assessestheinputofchangesandprovidesuggestionstrecommendations for
necessary action;
Provides plans for increased access of the pubf to relevant information and
develop strategies to implement same;
Assists in the training of personnel to conduct further CividVoter Education
training sessions in the various Districts;
Plans and conducts outreach training sessions;
Liaises with Managers to establish a coordinated approach to the conduct of
all related exercises:
Liaises with relevant personnel to arrange for periodic meetings .with
stakeholders to share information and receive feedback;
Plans strategiesfoirthe overall supervision of staff:
Works in tandem with other officers in planning and formalizing strategies to
strengthen and improve the partnership/relationship between the media and
GECOM in informing the citizenry;
Submits periodic reportson performanceof staffon the conductor operations;
Provides evaluation of activities with a view to improving efficiency and
Assisfs in planning, preparing and producing relevant materials, messages,
and items to enhance the effective delivery of CivicNVoter Education
Carries out any otherrelated dutiesfrom time to time.


> Degree/Diploma in Administration/Management/Communication plus five
(5) years relevant experience in Education/Management or Communication
> Anyotherqualificationand/orexperience deemed relevant

Supports the CNE division in the day to dayconductof all related andplanned
Works inclose collaboration with the CNE Officerand Managertocarryout all
functions andtasks assigned to the CNE Division;
* Relates with groups and agencies together with and in the absence of the
Provides information and feedback on the operational aspect of programmes
astheyarebeingconducted ., -,.

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Applications are invited from students who wish to enter one of the
undermentioned schools in 2005 2006 Academic Year to pursue studies
at the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination Level.

The following conditions are relevant:

(a) Applicants must have been under 18 years of age on January 1,

(b) Applicants must have obtained Grade three (3) or better in at least
five (5) subjects at one sitting or Grade three or better in at least six
(6) subjects at two sittings at the General Proficiency Level of the
Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate Examinations (CSEC).

(c) All applicants must do Communication Studies and Caribbean

(d) All applicants must have obtained at least a Grade 3 in English A.

Schools and Subject Electives for Caribbean Advanced Proficiency


Communication Studies Communication Studies
Statistical Analysis History
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Hello boys and girls,
Welcome dear friends. Do you know that children
who are good at school subjects tend to also be
good at practical subjects, at sports and at mixing
with. people and making friends? Yes. Why? The
key to their success in life is not superior intelligence.
The key to their success is motivation and curios-
ity. Be a self-starter. Be curious. Ask questions.
Be able to examine closely what you are learning.
Keep in touch with your study group always!


Solution to Punctuation & Spelling
The Fox and the Stork (A Fable by Aesop)

A fox invited a stork to dinner, but all he provided were
large flat dishes of soup. The fox lapped his up easily,
but the stork with her long bill could not get any. The
sly fox laughed cruelly at her misfortune.

So, a few days later, the stork returned the invitation. She
served a tall narrow jug of food to each of them. With
her long thin neck and bill she could reach right to the
bottom of her jug. The fox, however, went hungry be-
cause he could not reach the food in his jug. It served
him right for playing a trick on the stork.

Letter Writing
Let's hope that you were able to use last
week's sample letter of invitation to fashion
your own letter. Were you able to invite a
friend to accompany you on a two-day trip to a
chosen camp sight in the Essequibo River dur-
ing the August holidays? We hope your answer
is in the affirmative. There are really a lot of
camping places to choose from in the
Essequibo River. Any place offering comfort
in that vast part of Guyana is safe and with
good food. The catch is that you'll be able to
explore, to some extent, our unspoilt rain for-

Try writing another letter this week. Send it to
a pen friend in another country. Let him/her
know about your school life during this time
when you have just begun to be really serious
with examination preparations.

Recognising Words through taking them apart
A) prefixes:.
uneasy indirect/redirect/misdirect indecent
disqualify/unqualify unnatural disappoint/
B) suffixes:
enjoyment original
sorrowful, personal
clownish painful
joyous/joyful properly
famous customary
C) prefixes and suffixes:
disloyalty uncomfortable
replacement unnoticeable
.uncertainty unmanageable

Solution to Adding to Your Vocabulary

a) Before beginning to play the guitar, he:
rested his fingers lightly on the strings. (to sup-
port .
b) After nine months of toil, the tenth is a month
of rest. (to repose oneself)
c) "We cannot solve the rest of the problems,"*
the Class B stalwarts vigorously complained,
"They are difficult." (remainder)
d) After weeding all day, he set down his grass

cutter and climbed on the work bench to rest
his tired back. (to repose oneself)
e) She was tilting the birthday card resting it
against the tall vase. (to support)
f) There was a pile of half-tickets resting on the
checker's desk. (stand or lie)
g) The carpet was a comfortable place on
which to rest her tired back. (to repose oneself)


Reading for Understanding
First passage

Sanjay was the most unsuitable person to be
a spy. His discovery was inevitable. His ac-
tions were suspicious from the start. He was
always looking out of the corner of his eyes to
see if others were watching him. He said he
was British, but his speech had a Norwegian
accent. Several times he forgot his name was
supposed to be Mr. Simon. Finally, some se-
cret papers were found- in his room.
1. What is the meaning of inevitable?
a) never invited
b) grim discovery
c) bound to happen
d) never to happen

2. The true identity of the character is one of
a) British
b) Norwegian
c) Indian
d) Guyanese'

3. The best title for the story is this.
a) "The Spy"
b) "The Man who played Spy"
c), "The Spy Catcher"
d) "Operation No Spy"

Second Passage

Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket
Jason understood fully that he might actually be go-
ing to die like the man at his feet. And it occurred
to him that, if he fell, all hte was ever going to get
out of life he would have already had. Nothing, then,
ever could be changed; and could ever be changed;
and nothing more no last experience or pleasure
- could ever be added to his life. He wished, then,
that he had not allowed his wife to go off by herself
tonight and on similar nights. He thought of all
the evenings he spent away from her, working, and
regretted them. He thought wonderingly of his fierce
ambition and of the direction his life had taken; he
thought of the hours he'd spent by himself, filling the
yellow sheet that had brought him out here. Con-
tents of the dead man's pockets he thought with
sudden fierce anger, a wasted life.

1):What do Jason's thoughts reveal about the
kind of person he has become?

2) Mention one detail that supports your deci-

Cause and Effect
NOTE: An important key to comprehending both
fiction and non-fiction' is, to understand the.
cause and effect relationships in What you
read. The cause is the reason something hap-
pened: The effect is what happened. The re-m
lationship between the two is the key to the
action. Most often clue words such as reason,,
since, because, thus, so, therefore, conse-
quently, and as a result may help you identify
these relationships.

This following. paragraph. deals with cause and
effect. It has been scrambled to help you re-
ally experience how cause and effect (the re-
lationship) works. Rearrange the sentences so
that the paragraph can present a smooth read-

The song referred to the President as "Uncle Philip"
and,. consequently, our Chief Executive enjoyed a
good laugh. A large and friendly crowd turned out
to cheer and applaud. The Bunkurians like
Philippians for the most part, so they made efforts
to welcome the president properly. A little tune was
composed to go with the presentation. A little skit
was put on for the president's entertainment be-
cause the Bunkurians know our leader is a fan of
drama. .The Philippian dignitaries enjoyed this skit
very much. Most of the island dignitaries went to
the airport to greet the arriving head of state.

Following Directions.
NOTE: The ability to follow written directions is
important, in many different aspects of modern
life. Misunderstanding the directions for do-
ing things like an experiment or fitting up a bi-
cycle can be frustrating. Failing to understand
the directions for using an appliance can be
very dangerous.

Read the following set of directions. They are con-
tained in four steps that have been fused into one
mass of writing. Write out the directions so that the
four steps can be seen. The four steps are in or-

How fast does water heat up? A simple experi-
ment will tell you.
Get three jars of the same size. Fill one with water,
another with cooking oil and the third with .sand.
Leave the substances in the jars for about an hour
until all reach room temperature. Then place the
jars in a saucepan that has about 3 inches of hot
water in it. Put the pan with the jars in it on a burner
of the stove set at low heat. Check the tempera-
ture of the different substances every five minutes
for half an hour. Do this by inserting a cooking ther-
mometer in the middle of each substance and leav-
ing it for 15 seconds. Record your temperature for
each substance. Which one heats up fastest? Now
take the jars out of the hot water and put them in a
pan of cool water. Once again, measure the tem-
perature of the substances every 5 minutes for half
an hour. Did the substance that heated up fastest
also cooled fastest?

Fact and Opinion
NOTE: A fact is a statement that can be proved
true or false either by first-hand observation
or by checking the appropriate sources. An
opinion is a statement expressing a thought or
judgment about something which cannot be
proved or disproved.

Read the following paragraph. Then write two
facts and two opinions.

The piano is an instrument for which Chopin com-
posed much music. No home with' growing children
should be without this beautiful instrument. Every
child should be required to take several years of pi-,
ano lessons. Piano lessons may be taken in the
home or in a music school. There are some piano
teachers who also have other jobs to supplement
their incomes: Nb matter what lessons cost, the ex-
pense will be worth it.
Facts: : ,..
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Sunday Chronicle July 3, 2005

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Sunday Chronicle July 3,-2005

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Hello boys and girls,
Welcome. Let's look at discussion which is
one kind of exercise that can heighten and
promote your learning. Discussion tests
your knowledge and understanding; brings
you new ideas and insights; and actively re-
orders pieces of material in your mind. Keep
the study groups intact!
Solution to Rounding to the nearest ten-
1. $436 = $440; 2. $1,643 = $1,640; 3.
$795 = $800; 4. $7,999 = $8,000; 5.
$457,321 = $457,320
Solution to Exact or Rounded:
1. There are 1,110 fruits on the dinner feasting
table. (exact)
2. There are 30 days April. (exact)
3. There are 919,000 grains of sand in my blan-
ket. (rounded)
4. Last night Johnny saw 1,100,000 stars in the
sky. (rounded)
5. There are 366 days in a leap year. (exact)
Solution to Addition and Subtraction of
1. 98.275 + 0.008 + 60.9 = 159.183; 2.
65.126 + 0.986 + 35 + 9.006 = 110.118; 3.
18.987-7.84 = 11.147; 4. 0.983-0.008=
0.975; 5. 7.43 0.0215 = 7.4085
This week we'll look at your speed and accu-
racy. Try the following items for size. They
are based on work we have looked over so
far. Circle the letter that is beside the correct
answer in each case.
Solve: Questions 1-4
1. If 41m = 492, what is the value of m?
(a) 1.2 (c) 12
(b) 12m (d) 21
2.. How many multiples of 3 are there from 1
to 48?
(a)3 (c)5
(b) 4 (d) 10
3. 11111, 11111
We use this formation for showing numbers.
(a) charting (c) tallying
(b) graph (d) marking

4. If & represents 28 girls, how many girls
does && represent?
(a) 57 (c)56
(b) 54 (c)52

Fractions: Questions -5-9

5. Some number minus 7 1/3 equals 10%.
(a) 17 1/12 (c) 3 5/12
(b) 18 1/12 (d)4
6. 9/26 (4/5 + 2 2/3)
(a) 27/200 (c) 1 2/13
(b) 16/21 (d) 1 5/16

7.4 1/3 of 1 2X 12
(a) 34 2/3 (c) 79
(b) 34 1/3 (d) 78

8. 3.5 X 3.05
(a) 106.75
(b) 10.675

(c) 12.25
(d) 1.225

9.25.215 0.03
(a) 6.405 (c ) 64.05
(b) 6405 (d) 640.5

Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Di-
vision: Questions 10-14

10. 50 X 800
(a) 40,000 (c) 400,000
(b) 4,000 (d) 400

(a) 17, 364
(b) 24,274

20. What is the average of $160,000,
$23,000 and $33,000?
(a) $215,000 (c) $216,000
(b) $72,000 (d) $95,000
21. A car travels 250 km at an average speed
of 25 km/h. How long does it take?
(a) 5 hr (c ) 20hr
(b) 10 hr (d) 100 hr
22. Find the cost of 2000 small articles at $10
(a) $2,000 (c) $200
(b) $20,000 (d) $2,500
23. Mr Plover had 652 cricket bats. Last week
he sold half of them. He then added 300 to
his stock. How many hats had he at the end
of that week?

(a) 652
(b) 550

(c) 23,374
(d) 24,374

12. 394 X 32 corrected to the nearest thou-
(a) 12,000 (c ) 24,000
(b) .13,000 (d) 1,000

13. Ten million dollars in $1000 bills
(a) 1,000,000 (c) 10,000
(b) 10,000,000 (d) 100,000
14. The sum of-the digits 9 and 8 in the num-
ber 496,801
(a) 90,800 (c) 17,000
(b) 98,000 (d) 1,700
Solve: Questions 15-20

15. Hinges are sold in packets of 4. The shop
needs 750 hinges. How many packets should
they buy?
(a) 180 packets (c) 19 packets
(b) 18 packets (d) 190 packets

16.18 hr 40 min
12 hr 5 min
(a) 6 hr 35 min (c) 26 hr 35 min
(b) 6 hr 45 min (d) 30 hr 45 min

17. Simone lives 16 km from school. Kathleen
lives 9 km from school. How much further
from school does Simone live than Kathleen?
(a) 25 km (c) 6 km
(b) 24 km (d) 7 km

18. Banga bought a bird cage for $2,800.
He sold it for $3,700. What was his gain?
(a) $700 (c) $900
(b) $1,600 (d) $6,500
19. What percent is 3 of 39?
(a) 7.69% (c ) 7.09%
(b) 6.69% (d) 9.69%

(c) 626
(d) 952

24. Peter bought 2 floor mats for $1,699 each.
He got a discount of $238 off each. How
much did he have to pay?

(a) $1,461
(b) $2,922

(c) $3,160
(d)$ 1,699

Roman Numerals
Let us also look at Roman symbols. One day
two girls, Tomlin and Jennifer, saw some marks
on an ancient building and were able to find out
that the marks, MDCCLXXI, stood for the date,
1771, when the building was built.
They found out that
M 1000
DCC 700

See whether you can work out the following Ro-
man numerals:

1. If CCCXLI means 341, what do these other
numerals mean?
2. Write the standard form:
3. What year was MCMXLIX? 1949
Write the Roman numeral for each:
1557 =
1486 =
1975 =
2003 =

! 8 & 17.p65

Sunday Chronicle July 3, 2005

Page IX

Inadmissible confessions used

to convict teenagers of murder

Appel cIFlatI ei Court 1,blamed tia JdF ~ 11 Gge1forfeiiasI(c freed ,convicts-

late Court did not see the neces-
sity to order a retrial.
Chancellor Haynes, who de-
livered the judgment, noted that
during the jury trial at which a
voir dire (a trial within a trial)
was held, a confession state-
ment, the sole evidence of guilt
- was admitted as free and vol-
untary, whereas cross-examina-
i i th. f the y

no nme presence o e jury
B \revealed that the Judge ough

ByGeorge Barclay
Abdool ced, the confession not to have admitted the confes-
statements, which the trial Judge sion.
wrongly found admissible, but The appellants, Abdool
later found to be inadmissible on Azim Sattaur and Rafeel
appeal, were unlawfully used Mohamed, and another mar
by the jury to arrive at a ver- called Abdool Shaheed were
dict of guilty in relation to two jointly tried before judge anc
accused. jury for murder by the shoot-
The third accused, Shaheed ing of Pitamber Dookram called
was found not guilty by the Kedo.
jury and was discharged by the The motive assigned was
trial Judge. a concerted plot to steal a
The convicted accused, shot-gun owned by Kedo, and
Sattaur and Mohamed could not to use whatever force they
be sentenced to death because thought necessary to prevent
of their age. The Judge had or- discovery.
dered that they be detained at Kedo was last seen alive
the President's pleasure. with his shot-gun on May 4,
They appealed the convic- 1974, but was found dead on his
tion and sentence. Their appeal farm two days later. His gun was
was heard in 1976 by an Appel- never found.
late Court constituted by Chan- According to Chancelloi
cellor J.O.F. Haynes, Chief Jus- Haynes, enquiries later led tc
tice Harold Boilers and Justice the arrests, firstly of Shaheed
of Appeal Dhan Jhappan. and Mohamed and later of
The Appellate Court al- Sattaur who was bitten by a po-
lowed the appeal on the lice dog as he tried to escape.
grounds that the trial Judge, The case for.the prosecu-
among other things, ought to tion rested-merely on confession
have found the confession state- statements and/or damaging ad-
ment inadmissible and as a con- missions taken from the three
sequence should have acquitted accused who, all being young
the accused, persons, ought to have been, but
Because of the circum- were not represented by their
stances of the case, the Appel- parents or guardians, as required


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POLICE investigating a mur-
der in 1974, used a tracker
dog, which bit one of the teen-
aged suspects. The policemen
also violently extracted con-
fessions from them.
At the trial ofAbdool Azim
Sattaur, Rafeek Mohamed, and

by the Judges' Rules, at the time
tley gave their confession state-
ments or made their admissions.
They were all arrested in
the early hours of the morning
of May 7, 1974, and within one
and a quarter hours, all commit-
ted themselves by making oral
and written statements to their
detriment, Chancellor Haynes
had said.
The Chancellor pointed
out that the admissibility of
Sattaur's confession state-
ment was objected to at the
trial on two grounds: (a) that
it resulted from "pressure"
and was not free and volun-
tary, and (b) that as he (then
15) was a young person or a
juvenile, the taking of the
statement in the absence of
his parent or guardian was a
breach of the letter and spirit
of the Judges' Rules.
The Judge nevertheless ad-
mitted it at a trial within a trial
as voluntarily taken, refusing to
exercise his discretionary power
of exclusion for the alleged
breach of the Judges' Rules, and
the question raised in this ap-
peal was whether his decision
to do so was right, Chancellor
Haynes emphasised.
He went on to state: "It
however, turned out that subse-
quent to the admission of the
confession statement, evidence
relevant to the question whether
the trial Judge ought properly
to have admitted the confession
was given by three prosecution
witnesses and a doctor. These
witnesses either testified at, or
should have been called upon
the voir dire. In the case of
those who testified in the pres-
ence of the jury, there was con-
flict on vital matters touching
the propriety of the admissibil-

ity of Sattaur's confession so
much so that had those matters
been raised at the voir dire.
They would certainly have been
relevant to the question of ad-
missibility seeing that they
raised substantial suspicion of a
lack of fairness and of non-dis-
closure of the real reason why
Sattaur's confession statement
was taken with no adult civil-
ian present.
At the hearing of the appeal,
Mr. Loris Ganpatsingh, Assis-
tant Director of Public Prosecu-
tions, appeared for the State,
while Mr. Martin Zephyr rep-
resented the first appellant, and
Mr. G.M. Farnum, S.C., the
second appellant.
Appellant Mohamed had
told the Court that after he told
the Police that he did not know
where the gun was, the Police
dog was let loose on him and he
was bitten several times about
the body.
The Chancellor had added:
"As regards the appellant
Sattaur, a conviction must rest
on the statement. Looking at all
the evidence led at the voir dire
and at the trial, at least there ap-
pear serious doubts about its
"That being so, the case

against the accused is not
weighty enough to warrant a re-
As regards the appellant
Mohamed, his age at the date of
the alleged offence was just a
couple of weeks over 15; he has
been in custody continuously
now for over two years and a
retrial will entail his remaining
in custody for another indefinite
period, and he is now just a few
months over the age of 17. Just
as in the case of the appellant
Sattaur, a damaging written
statement was obtained from
this appellant.
"He was awakened from
his sleep and arrested between
1 am and 1.30 am on May 7.
He was escorted to the Police
Station arriving there at 3.40 am;
and by 4.10 am had implicated
himself in writing. Again, just as
in the case of the appellant
Sattaur, he had immediately vol-
unteered to tell the Police 'what
"It is appropriate to men-
tion that the third accused in the
Court below also made damag-
ing admissions by 4.45 am.
They were all young persons
taken from their homes to the
Police Station at 3.40 am, and
within one hour and five min-








utes, and before daylight, with
no parent or relative there, ev-
eryone had implicated himself.
''Such coincidence causes
the Court to lift its judicial eye-
brow and reminds it of the oft-
sighted comment of CAVE J. in
R. v. Thompson (25) (1891-94
All E.R. Report at P. 380)
'It is remarkable that it is
of very rare occurrence for evi-
dence of a confession to be given
when the proof of the prisoner's
guilt is otherwise clear and sat-
isfactory; but when it is not
clear and satisfactory the pris-
oner is not infrequently alleged
to have been seized with the de-
sire, born of penitence and re-
morse, to supplement it with a
confession, and this desire itself
again vanishes as soon as he ap-
pears in a court of justice."
The Chancellor con-
cluded: "Regrettably, we have
an uncomfortable feeling
about these written admis-
sions. For all of these rea-
sons, we do. not think either
appellant should face a re-
trial. Accordingly, we set
aside the conviction of the
appellant Sattaur and
Mohamed and enter a judg-
ment of acquittal of both ac-

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New website offers

opportunity to artists, writers

By Shauna Jemmott

WITH a mission to electron i
call embrace local artists, an:
overseas-based Guyanese art-.
ist/writer has launched a
website, offering various lit-
erary and creative art compe-
titions, to Guyanese students:
with an interest in the field.
Natasha Martindale, the
website's creator, said an online
database, GYSPHERE.Com,
targets mainly students, offering
them an opportunity to launch
their work to the world at large.

"GYSPHERE dedicates it-
self to the creation/showcasing
of art through creative thought
and expression with optimism
in motivating students to their
fullest creative potential,"
Martindale told the Chronicle
late last week.
GYSPHERE stands for
"Guyanese students' electronic
hemisphere of expression
through creative thought, lan-
guage and art," and is a place
where talents will not only be.
showcased, but also created.;
It particularly offers this

opportunity to students aged
12 to 19, who have a passion
for the arts through writ-
ing, reporting, critiquing,
drawing, painting, and fash-
ion and who believe in
themselves as talented indi-;
viduals, searching for an elec-
tronic avenue through which
their work can be launched.
She said one of the guiding
principles of the project is to
encourage students and adults
to pursue their creativity to the
fullest of their potential, which
requires much more than just


The Guyana Association of Municipalities, with assistance from the Federation
of Canadian Municipalities is seeking to hire the services of a National
Coordinator to help build the Association as the voice and collaborative
instrument of municipalities in Guyana.

The incumbent must have excellent leadership skills, be highly organized and
be able to handle multiple tasks. He/She must also have excellent
communication skills; written & spoken, be Computer Proficient (variety of
programs), be self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

Managing the Association's headquarters and developing close relations
with member municipalities.
Providing support and reports to the Executive Committee and the
Planning, budgeting and resource mobilization.
Developing and maintaining linkages and agreements with various
partners and government ministries.
Representing and acting as spokesperson for the Association.
With the approval of the Executive, develop, coordinate and evaluate all
existing and new projects, and promote initiatives.
Closely monitor and carefully document all expenditures, ensuring
planned activities remain within budget.

Qualifications and Experience:

Preferably a University Degree or equivalent training and experience.
Be a developmental specialist with good knowledge of project
development and management.
Have management experience.
Be familiar with the Guyana governance structure, especially Local
Have. a good understanding of local governance issues and the
challenges facing municipalities.
Be a team player and displays a high level of emotional intelligence.
Ready to work irregular hours and able to travel to Municipalities as

The National Coordinator will work under the direction of the President of the
Association and will receive additional technical support from overseas and
local municipal specialist and technical advisors.

A copy of the Job Description can be uplifted from the Municipal Governance
and Management Program (MGMP) office c/o the Guyana Program Support

Unit, 56 Main and New Market Streets, Georgetown.

Applications must be sent to the attention of the President, Guyana Association
of Municipalities, c/o The Guyana Program Support unit, 56 Main and New
Market Streets, Georgetown, Guyana, not later than July 11,2005.

respect for their differences.
"In pursuit of excellence...
GYSPHERE is committed to
creative pursuit of students and
young adults to their maximum
potential. This commitment re-
quires not only respect for the
differences in students and
young adults from widely di-
verse social, economic, cultural,
linguistic, intellectual, racial,
educational, and religious back-
grounds, but also a sustained ef-
fort to use that diversity to ful-
fil its commitment," the writer,
Martindale added that
her website's commitment to
excellence calls for the nec-
essary knowledge, skills,
behaviours and attitudes for
full participation in a demo-
cratic society and within the
global community.
"Active involvement and
hard work are required on. the
part of an academic environment
that spurs the growth of creative
thought and expression. Since
adolescence is a period of
change and questioning, the en-
vironment created herein must
guide and nurture students (and)
young adults as they strive to
express themselves and become
responsible adults," Martindale
She assured this newspaper
that in all that GYSPHERE
does, its main quest is excel-
lence, and excellence is the stan-
dard by which it must measure
students and itself. But in order
to achieve and maintain such ex-
cellence, there are certain ele-
ments that are important to the
GYSPHERE community.
"Freedom of thought, of ex-
pression, and of intellectual ex-

change as well as disciplined ef-
forts is essential if it's to attain
this excellence. To these ends,
GYSPHERE commits itself to
fostering an atmosphere condu-
cive to intellectual inquiry, inno-
vation, enhanced self-esteem,'
mutual respect, and caring
among all of its electronic com-
munity," she said.
Not only students, but par-
ents and educators can also par-
ticipate in, the project by en-
couraging their children and oth-
ers, and supporting their talent,
passion and personal drives.
Parents and educators are also
invited to recommit and show-
case the work of their children
and students through
Martindale hopes that
through art, she can create
and promote a state-of-the-
art website for Guyanese, by
Guyanese students and
Martindale said the website
will be managed by a team of 16
students, who will be selected
from various secondary and high
schools countrywide, particu-
larly those with excellent grade
"I hope to have students
showcase "their own work" and
express themselves homing in
on their individualities finding
themselves and being confident
with their style and
creativity.... (showcasing) their
talents in various fields," she
said, adding that a representative
from each school will be
selected by students, to write
monthly reports on what's
happening in the school, school
activities who's who in

schools, and creating Student
Students can also submit ar-
ticles critiquing various areas
that they feel needs improve-
-ment, and become engaged in
online poetry slams, in which
groups can be formed by vari-
ous high schools, poems posted
by subjects, and debates held in
poetic forms.
Short stories and script writ-
ers are also welcomed, and an
,'e-card' greeting service is also
offered, where students who are
members are encouraged to cre-
ate, design and showcase their
original e-cards.
Martindale said she has of-
fered a few professionals a peek
at the GYSPHERE.com website
and it has already received tre-
mendous support.
Local designer Michelle
Cole has launched a project to
seek the best student designer,
through GYSPHERE.
She said students are invited
to apply for position of
"Student Representatives'
through the website's contact
page, submitting brief
biographies of themselves, along
with a recommendation from
their teacher, and a head shot
photograph. In the application,
student must express why he/
she should be selected as a
school rep for the website.
Students are also free to
nominate others for the
position, Martindale said.
Natasha Martindale works
as an Assistant Financial
Controller within an Ad-
vertising Company in New
York City, and is a former
Marketing Manager with
ACME Photo Studio.


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Pay the required $10.000 capital contribution
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by Petamber Persaud
Y ou would find.her char
acteristic calligraphic
signature, upright and
clear in a heavier shade of
black, gracing the beginning
of numerous Guyanese .pub-
lications as she diligently
pursued the preservation of
our literary heritage, her
first love and only marriage.
That marriage produced o% er
thirty writers b3 creating an
outlet for their uork: that
marriage adopted established
writerss jith the creation of
the climate for further recog-
nition via the publication
'Kaie'. Between the years
1965 and 1985, Celeste Dol-
phin edited more than a
dozen issues of 'Kaie' jour-
nal, the official organ of the
National History and Arts
That Council came into be-
ing in 1965 with her sister,

Lynette DeWeever Dolphin at
its helm, publishing its first is-
.sue of 'Kaie' in October of the
same year. That body assimi-
lated the National History and
Cultural Council started in 1963
which, in its turn, had incorpo-
rated the National History and
Culture Committee, the Na-
tional Arts Council and the His-
torical Monuments Committee.
The Kai.e journal is a
researcher's delight, a recording
of official (and officious) mat-
ters pertaining to literature and
culture between the late 60s and
80s, a repository of writers'
conferences, the Caribbean Fes-
tival of Arts (Canfe.tii, music
festivals and much more.
Celeste Dolphin was born
on December 29, 1918 into a lit-
erary and musical family; she
loved listening to Chopin and
"looking through the window":
Her mother, Clarice DeWeever
Dolphin, was a. piano player,
teacher of music and dance.

o f

Celeste's cousin, Guy
DeWeever, authored 'The
Children's Story of Guyana'
first published in 1932. (Guy
DeWeever was married to Irmin
Bryce, sister to Elmhna Seymour.)
Her father, Edward Lugard Dol-
phin, was headmaster at.
DeWillem Primary School
when she was born. In 1932, he
became headmaster of Broad
Street School, the first school to
be made a government school in
British Guiana. For his legend-
ary work.in education, that in-.
stitution was labelled with his
surname. Coming from such a
background, Celeste soon gained-
entry into Bishops' High School.
She started work in the
Colonial Service at a time
when women could not be
married and stay in the ser-
vice..That rule,.coupled with,
the retirement age at fifty,
accounted for many public
service career girls remain-
ing unwedded. Her first post-
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ing was as a Grade 2 typist/
clerk in the Post Office Sav-
ing Bank and by 1941 she be-
came a clerical assistant sort-
ing return mail. This frus-
trating task she dealt with by
converting some fascinating
facts into fiction for the
Chronicle Christmas An-
nual, winning many prizes in
the process.
While at the Post Office,.
she along with Mona Camacho
and Sunny Campbell formed a
book club, devouring the Penguin
.books that were popular in
Georgetown at the time although
costing a "princely sum of 12
Scents" per copy. A. J. Seymour
related in his autobiography
how he was also attracted to the
reading circle as he was begin-
ning to write poetry. In-one of
his sonnets, Seymour admired
,Dolphin's competence, "the
swing with which the slight/taut
figure of you turns to a deed/
... tll you see it reel."
*She always had an inking for
writing and a special kinship to
the printed word.
In 1953, she published her
own little.book, 'Children of

-.- TUhe folMwingyear. she cre-
aied a niche flor her hteraut ral'-
ent. Upon her return from a pe-
riod of training at the British
Broadcasting Corporation
(BBC), she introduced 'Broad-
casts to Schools' in 1954, piu-
neering what was later to be la-
belled 'distance education'.
Celeste Dolphin took charge of
this area of radio with a pas-'
sion, writing and voicing scripts.
She was a stickler for good En-
glish and proper pronunciation; -
before anything was aired, it
was rehearsed and rehearsed un-
til it was correct.
In the 60s, she was part of
a professional group of broad-
casters including Victor
Forsythe, Carlotta Croal, Gloria
Tiam Fook, Lorna Lampkin and
Rosemary Hazel that distin-
guished itself by conforming to
good broadcasting standards.
One of her greatest contri-
butions to Guyanese literature
was putting into print oral pre-
sentations made on radio. She
commissioned A. J. Seymour
on, several occasions to re-
write his radio scripts for -
book publication, leaving us
gems like 'Introduction to
Guyanese Writing' and 'Look-
ing at Poetry'. Other books of,
this nature included 'The Riv,-'
ers of British Guiana' by W. T.

Lord and 'Nature Stud\ '.by
Violet Graham.
While she was 'prim and
proper' on the printed page,
on the radio and in her man-
ner of dress, she didn't avoid
stepping on the toes of oth-
ers e.peciill\ if she thought
they were sticking out like
sore thumbs. She got into
many skirmishes, be it with
the head of the church or the
head of the country. But she
also had grace and tenderness
that 'outstrips the rose's'.
In 1990, she retired from
producing 'Talking About Edu-
cation' and 'Broadcasts to
Schools' programmes.
And on November 17,
2000, she retired from this
life, leaving behind her many -
trophies like the Medal of
Service (M.S.), the Golden
Arrow of Achievement (A.A.)
and the Cacique's Crown of
Honour (C.C.H.), testaments
of her outstanding contribu-
tion to the country of her

* Interviews with Meighan Duke, Bill Pilgrim and Sheila
* Kaie journals
* 'Thirty Years a Civil Servant'by Seymour.
Responses to this author please telephone 226-0065
or email: oraltradition2OO2@yahoo.com

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By Linda Rutherford

WHEN the 'Twin Towers' of
the World Trade Center came
crashing down around lower
Manhattan on the morning of
Tuesday, September 11, 2001,
at the hands of kamikaze ter-
rorists, taking with them the
lives of 24 Guyanese among
scores of people of other na-
tionalities, not only was the
integrity of U.S. national se-
curity severely tested, but the
integrity of one of its oldest
military institutions as well -
the U.S. Coast Guard Acad-
"We were thrust into the na-
tional eye, because we were ba-
sically one of the main respond-
ers to the attacks. So the 'Coast-
Guard' had shifted from a De-
partment of Transportation to a
Department of Homeland Secu-
rity," Sub-Lieutenant Marion
Chichester, one of 206 young
ensigns to graduate recently from
the New London, Connecticut
institution said Thursday.
"What the 'Coast-Guard'
was doing during 'September
11'... was a complete shift [in
responsibility] for them... so we
were kiada shot into the lime-
light," he told reporters at a press
conference at Army Headquar-
ters, Camp Ayanganna.
Just 19 at the time, he was
one of two Guyanese. on an un-
precedented four-year scholar-
ship at the Academy. The other
was Roger Nurse, who turned
23 last Friday and also holds the
rank of Sub-Lieutenant. They
had both been in the U.S. only
three months when the tragedy
Now a serving member of
the naval arm of the Guyana
Defence Force (GDF) like Nurse,
Chichester, who comes from a ,
military background and whose
field of study while at the Acad-
emy was electrical engineering,
said the events of '9/11' "took
on an extra burden for us be-
cause... there are, already, a lot
of missions that the U.S. Coast

men, or 'swabs' as they are
known in naval parlance, faced
at the time, given that they were
fairly new to the country and
hardly knew anyone there out-
side of their colleagues,
Chichester said:
"It was very tough on all of
us [the international corpsmen]
because we're not American citi-
zens. But, we lived among
American citizens, and some of
our classmates... our best
friends... their dads... their
uncles... or somebody close to
them were a part of this. And,
of course, the country you're in
is in turmoil... is at war... so it
kind of had a significant effect on
you and your grades, because
your morale goes down. When
there's trouble at home, there's
usually trouble on base.
There were also the myriad
tear-jerkers that came out of the
tragedy, which stories were to
become a regular feature and talk-
ing point for the remainder of the
."... We've had several meet-
ings where people would just re-
count the experience of their
family. And, of course, everyone
would always say they remem-
ber where they were when this
or that happened. So it was a
very significant event; it im-
pacted us tremendously."
Nurse, who excelled on the
course, gaining a double major in
electrical engineering and opera-
tions research and was also
short-listed from a field of 150
for a place on the prestigious
Rhodes scholarship programme,
concurred with everything
Chichester said about the affect
the tragedy had on morale at the
"It affected the entire regi-
ment. Being a military academy,
and my classmates being all
American citizens, their families
were definitely involved. Some of
them, their relatives were ship-
ping off to Iraq to fight... so it
definitely had a drastic effect on
the morale of the corps of ca-
dets," he said.
To their credit, however, the

"I think that the Guyana Defence Force is a great
place for an ambitious young man. I think that the
opportunity that was given to us was a great
opportunity. We got a chance to see the United
States... to see different parts of the world. I would
encourage any young man or any young woman, to
apply for the scholarship; to seek out what the Guyana
Defence Force has to offer you, and in return provide
your services to the Force too.'
Sub-Lieutenant Roger Nurse

Guard has. And then to add on
the extra missions, it was kind
of a strain. But overall, it was a
very significant impact that I re-
ally can't describe..."
Recalling the many chal-
lenges the two Guyanese fresh-

corpsmen were able, as Nurse
said, "to bounce back from the
situation," enough to respond to
* the needs of the community
within the immediate environs of
the Academy, and to perform ef-
fectively the duties with which

they were tasked.
"The cadet corps really got
involved in the community, we
sponsored several drill events
and invited the public to show
that the military was there for
the defence of the nation." he
said. "So that's how wse dealt
with the situation.. We used our
feelings... our anger.. whale er
thoughts we might ha.e to help
out the community Nurse said.


Asked how it felt to be the
first two Guyanese to stud) at
the Academy, Nurse. who be-
came the first in the annals of the
institution's more than Il0-vjear
history to complete si\ super-
vised research projects instead
of the mandatory one, said.
"First of all, I should say it
was a privilege to be sent by the
GDF out there. I think the op-
portunity that the GDF gave to
me in sending me to the U.S.
Coast Guard Academy opened
my eyes to the opportunities
that lie in the Force," he said.
Chichester, who obviously
still can't believe his good for-
tune, said:
"To tell the truth, I never
imagined being where I am at the
moment. This opportunity is
just overwhelming... there's
nothing to complain about...
you're an officer in the Guyana
Defence Force... you had a free
four-year education in the
U.S.... it's something that was...
above my expectation. I'm just
very thankful... very fortunate
to have been given this oppor-
tuhity... it wasn't something I
was planning for... I'm humbled
by the experience."
Both young men agreed that
the training was rigorous but
well worth the experience.
Among the prerequisites
they had to meet to gain entry
into the institution was to par-
ticipate in a preliminary inter-
view. Based on the results, po-
tential candidates were short-
listed. At the time of applying,
they were both fresh out of high
school and considering their ca-
reer options. Chichester had al-
ways wanted to follow in his
brothers' footsteps and become
a.military man, but was pushed.
instead in the direction of me-
chanical engineering which he
had begun studying at the Uni-
versity of Guyana. Nurse, on the
other hand, had initially toyed
with the idea of becoming a pi-
lot as a youngster, but then
abandoned the idea entirely as he
grew older for the more exacting
field of information technology.
Of the 12 persons who at-
tended the preliminary interview,
just three were successful in pro-
gressing to the next stage, which
required that they write the SAT

SUB-LIEUTENANTS Marion Chichester, left, and Roger Nurse.

(Standard Aptitude Test) exami-
nation. It was based on their
performance at this examination
that the two were deemed eligible
to attend the Academy.
Explaining the selection pro-
cess in greater detail, Colonel
Enoch Gaskin, who is the officet-
in-charge of operations and
training, said: "Once a country
is invited to sponsor students to
the Academy, we place an adver-
tisement in the media, inviting
applications. We then do an ini-

emy at Annapolis in Maryland,
and one to 'West Point' as the
New York-based Military Acad-
emy is better known. It would
be the first time in more than 30
years that Guyana is sending a
candidate to 'West Point'.
The relationship between
the GDF and the U.S. Armed
Forces, Gaskin said, goes back to
1965 when the former came into
"The relationship is normal
for an sovereign country with

'Four years in the U.S. may sound like fun... but to
me it was the toughest four years of my life by far,
and there is nothing that can really build friendships
and bonds like being in a tough situation with
somebody else. Without really good friends you would
hate life and you would -not make it through the
Academy. I've gained a lot of really good friends from
that experience, and now it's tough missing them.'
Sub-Lieutenant Marion Chichester

tial interview, because there are
certain predetermined criteria for
admission. Part of those require-
ments is the SAT. They must
have completed that test."
Following the short-listing
process, he said, military offi-
cials from the U.S. come down
here to conduct a final interview
and a short assessment.
"Those results are then sent to
the Academy where the interna-
tional places are limited. They
are fixed in number, so the can-
didates from Guyana will be
competing against another two
to three hundred candidates from
all over the world for five or six
places. So, it's entirely out of
our hands. It is basically how the
candidates show... on their SAT
score and the interview that
they are selected," Gaskin said.
This year, he said, three per-
sons were successful in gaining
scholarships at U.S. military in-
stitutions. Two. one a woman,
are headed to the Naal Acad-

a defence force. Once a country
has diplomatic ties with any
other country, he said, "it is nor-
mal that all organs of State share
some level of contact and com-
munication," he added.
In the case of Guyana and
the U.S., he said, "our relation
is centred around support in-
terms of developing the capabil-
ity of the Guyana Defence
Force." He noted that over the
years, there has been some mea-
sure of reciprocity, whereby
members of the GDF are trained
at institutions of the U.S. Armed
Forces and vice versa.
"We have also seen special-
ists from the Armed Forces com-
ing to engage the GDF in spe-
cific areas of activities," Gaskin
The U.S. Armed Forces, he
said, comprise several services,,
namely the Army, Navy, Air
Force, Marine Corps, National
Guard and the Coast Guard.
Though Guyana's engagement

with the U.S. military has mainly
been with the first and the latter
units, it has on occasion sent
people to the other academies,
'West Point' in particular. That'
was in the early 70s, Gaskin
Asked about training and
what it was like during their ten-
ure at the Coast Guard Acad-
emy, Nurse, who elected to re-'
spond first, said while the focus
is primarily on academics, it's
not restricted to study alone,
since all cadets are required to
meet some very rigorous mili-
tary requirements which entail
assuming some level of respon-
sibility from time to time.
"The cadet regiment," he
said, "is divided into companies
and you're given different posi-
tions in the company. For ex-
ample, I was a division officer. I
was in charge of Information
Technology in my company."
Chichester, on the other
hand, was a department head
and in charge of morale for the
entire corps of cadets, which can
invariably number anywhere be-
tween 950 and 1 000. The corps
comprises eight companies, each
named alphabetically in Morse,
thus forming one regiment.
He also spoke about the
physical requirements of the
course and what that entailed.
"There are physical require-
ments that you have to meet to
attend the Academy which
you're expected to maintain
while you're at the Academy. So
each semester you're tested for
physical fitness to make sure
you're up to par. So... there's
academics... there's military...
and there's physical require-
ments the three elements of the
Chichester, however, said
though his experiences are some-
what similar to his colleague's,
since they were in the same
cldss, it differed in some re-
spects as the Academy is so


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structured that training tends to
vary from cadet to cadet.
"My first year was very
rigorous because you go through
a kind of a 'boot camp' atmo-
sphere for seven weeks. The re-
maining nine months is basically
given to indoctrination. You can't
look at your food... you can't
look around... so it's a very
tense atmosphere for that first
year... you're basically required
to entertain your upper-class ca-
dets that year. But at the end of
that year, you 'kinda' become an
'upperclassman' yourself... and
then, as you go up, you see an
increase in responsibilities. So,
the corps of cadets runs itself...
it's not run by officers... cadets
govern most of the aspects of
cadet life," he said.
Speaking of his role as Regi-
mental Morale Officer, to which
his colleague had earlier alluded,
Chichester said:
"It's probably the most chal-
lenging thing I've ever done in
my life so far. I was responsible
for all the morale and social ac-
tivities for all 1000 cadets in the
Academy. It was a tough job be-
cause the Academy is a very
stressful environment; cadets
tend to be cynical at times... be-
cause of so much pressure from
all angles. My job was to make
everyone happy... to plan what-
ever parties... talent shows...
outings....sporting events...
whatever was necessary."
The problem with such a
task is that while it gives one a*
sense of responsibility, it also
has its setbacks.
"If you mess up some-
thing, you [automatically] af-
fect 1 000 cadets. But what I
really liked about the Acad-
emy is not just that the aca-
demics (are) tough, but the
other responsibilities.., they
really teach you about leader-
ship. I had about 40 cadets di-

Please turn to page XVI

S YEADA Manbodh speaks with the same sort
of energy, excitement-and concern that runs
through her frequent letters to the editor. Her
personality on the page is the same as in the flesh,
is are her concerns; an overwhelming compassion
for the treatment meted out to animals.

The staunch animal lo;er.
the self-appointed patron saint
oi stia\ dii e., around
Georgetown rescuing tho.e ,she
insists are 'members of society "
that hate either been on the re-
cei ing end ot countless forms of
abuse or completely forgotten
Syeada's crusade all started
seven years ago when she was'
walking along the Georgetow n
seawall and stumbled across a
stray kitten Immediately. she
says. her "soft spot" for animals
responded and .he started to
make inquiries about hou she
could ensure that the animal
;would be taken care ol A p:iss-
erby unkn.'w ingli charted
Syeada's future path of bene' o-
lence by directing her to the
Guyana Societl for the Present
of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA).
There, the animal was found
to have been bitten by rats and
so the decision was taken to
have the kitten "put down."
Moved by the experience and
the lack of support given to the
GSPCA, Syeada decided to be-
come very actively involved in
the protection of animals- of all
sorts. Now a volunteer for the
non-profit organisation, she

God's richest blessings are
extended to Mr. and Mrs.
Slowe who celebrated their
.. fifth wedding anniversary on
July 1. Greetings from their
four loving children, relatives
and friends.

GREETINGS are extended to Mr. and Mrs. Azeem Bacchus of
Hladfield Street, Lodge who celebrated their third wedding
anniversary on June 29. Best wishes from their children,
relatives and friends.

WEDDING anniversary
greetings are extended to
Neville and Ramona
Chichester of Craig, East
Bank Demerara who
celebrated their eighth
wedding anniversary on July
2. Greetings from their son,
relatives and friends.


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drives around in search of the
victims of abuse and neglect and
more often than not becomes
their knightt in shining armour "
The remigrani said that she
learrq ho;w to catch an animal in
tery humane ;way so as not to
dine unwarranted fear into the
creatures The technique. which
she says she learnt from an ex-
palriate South Afncan. Nicole
Fitzsimmonds in\oltes using
food as bani. as most of the ani-
mals picked up are starting
stray; She said that in some
cases where the subject ha' been
repeatedly abused and ts thus
fearful .it and defensive toward
all humans, she would hate to
continually ; i-it the animal's as-
sumed habitat to build some
amount of trust
When that trust would have
been achieved, she would again
visit the site, this time equipped
with gloves to protect against
diseases which the animal might
be infested with; a muzzle to
avoid attack by an angry animal;
* and a cement sling to gently
catch the animal. After the ani-
mal is caught, it is taken to the
GSPCA headquarters at Orange
Walk and Robb Street, Bourda.

An ansessment of the
animal's health is then conducted
and if the results are good and
the animal has a satisfactory
chance for surxinal, it is nursed
back to health and e\entuall.1
put up for adoption. Ho;weser
if the results show that it could
not possibly lihe much longer.
the disease- or pajn-stricken arum-
mal is humanely euthanized.
With a forlorn look on her
face and lightening last more-
mnent of her hands ,he
emphasizes "the seawall is not
a place for them and the road is
definitely not a place for them "
There are \cry cruel people
in today s _',octiety that pelt.
chop and disfigure aninial's ith-
out ani re.Lon. she lament-.
Se:ada, a',, that mar, ani-
mals m Guyana are not properly
taken care of and are given the
short end of the .stick where
health and nitintenance are con-
"They are not spayed, de-
wormed or vaccinated," she
says. With the spaying proce-
dure, animals are prevented
from reproducing. Giving the

Please turn to page XX

EIGHTH wedding anniversary greetings are extended
Marion and Hodiah. The couple celebrated their special
on June 29. Greetings from their three loving children.


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LAST week marked 13
years since this column
has been running
continuously. As an
anniversary presentation,
I will recapitulate some
major points made since
its first publication.
1. Dental caries (tooth de-
cay) and gum disease are the two
most common oral health prob-
lems in human.beings.
2. Tooth decay is caused by
acid producing bacteria which
are normally present in the
mouth and by sticking to the
teeth in a concentrated colony
with the help of a thin slimy
layer called dental plaque.
3. When an individual takes
foods with fermentable sugars
and some starches, the germs in
the plaque start to make acid
which produce cavities in the
tooth's enamel.
4. Whenever dental plaque
is allowed to accumulate, it may
harden to form calculus (tartar).
5. Calculus gradually pen-
etrates beneath the gum to cause

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a chronic condition called peri-
odontitis (gum disease) which
is characterized by bleeding
gums, bad breath, deep pockets
around the involved teeth with
eventual mobility (shaking).
6. A healthy mouth can be
assured by brushing each tooth
for at least one minute a day
with a fluoridated toothpaste.
flossing daily, eating a balanced
diet, avoiding sugary foods be-
tween meals and visiting the
dentist every three months.
7. Bad breath is mainly
caused by excessive concentra-
tion of bacteria in the mouth
which occurs in gum disease,
tooth decay and stagnated saliva
in cases of fever and 'morning
8. The cure for bad breath
consists of extractions if any,
fillings if any, scaling and pol-
ishing if needed, followed by
the rules as stated in number six
9. The treatment for
discoloured teeth depends on
whether the stain is external or
internal. External stains, such as
those derived from tobacco, are
removed by polishing with an'

The Dentist Advises
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abrasive while intrinsic
discolourations while in fact
pervade the very structure of
the tooth. may b'e eliminated by
bleaching or capping.
10. In these days of mod-
ern dentistry, there is no justi-
fication for a patient to be fear-
ful of dental, treatment as every
procedure is virtually painless.
Indeed, any existing inhibition
could never exculpate the con-
sequences of neglecting to visit
the dentist.
11. Nearly a dozen oral dis-
eases can-result in death. The
fatal situations usually occur
when bacteria and their poisons
emanate from infected roots
('stumps') and invade the brain
via the blood stream.
12. Cancer of the mouth due
to smoking is an'important
cause of death among adult men.
13. Oral manifestations fre-
quently represent the first signs
of AIDS. These signs include
white areas anywhere in -the
mouth, 'hairy' patches on the

tongue, red to purple spots on
the insides. of the cheek or on
the palate, and red, swollen and
painful orm. (acute gingivitis)
despite good oral hygien e&
14. The extraction of a
tooth should always be fol-
lowed soon (at least two weeks)
after by its artificial replacement
(dentures). If not, dental migra-
tion (movement to open or close
the gap), extrusion (lengthening
of the one opposite due to the
absence of contact) and bone re-
absorption would take place.
These circumstances make it-
difficult or impossible for the
patient to be fitted with ad-
equate dentures.
15. Whether as an indi-
vidual, a community or a na-
tion, it is definitely cheaper
and more effective to achieve
a good oral health status
through the principles of pre-
vention. In the final analysis,
oral health is based on the ef-
fective control of dental


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Today we will look at "sayings". You repeat some of them. For
example "to make a fool of..." and "to make ends meet". Note the U IEUEf
word "make" is in each one of-them. In the grid you will find those
sayings that are listed. What does each "saying" mean? Have fun.


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Foreipii Exchanec Market Activities
.r~sI"8? Summary Indicators rg
Ulriday June 24. 2005 Thursday June 30. 2005 NL :-
Bulini; Rate Selling Rate
B.nk .f BoBad I)7 10 O (0 2111 00 211. 00
Bank of Nova Scotia IQ0 I0 199.00 201 00 205.00
Citizens Bank 192.00 199.00 203.00 204.00
Denerara Bank 195,00 17 0(t 201.00 202.00
GBTI 190,00 195.00 201.00 201.00
\H IC 198.00 198.00 202.00 204.00
Bank Average 193.67 197.67 201.50 203.17
Nonbank Cambios Av,. (5 largest) 199.60 202.40

BoG Average Market Exchange Rare: USS$1,00 = G$200.25
B. Canadian Dollar
Bank Averate 1 35.00 144.67 152.00 159.50
(C 'unld Merlin .. ..
Rank Average 325. 17 ,347.83 357.83 369.33

I. Euro .
Bank Av wrage 218.75 241.25 246.25 259 75
E. Selected Caricom Exchange F. LIBOR US$ G. Prime Rate
Rates London Interbank Offered
RaLe For Thur., June.29, 2005
TT$ = G$28.76
Bdos$ = G$ 91,76 3 months 3.44375% US 6.00%T
J$ = G$ 4.45 6 months 3.64000% Guyana 14,54%
EC$= nG$65.61
Belize$ = G$ 93.75
Source: International Department, Bank of Guyana


The Government of Guyana (GOG) has recently concluded a Loan Contract # 1551 SFIGY
(US$29.5 million) with the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB). This loan will be used to
finance the implementation of the Fiscal and Financial Management Program which is aimed at
improving the management of public finances and providing a strong fiscal basis for sustained
growth in Guyana. The FFMP consists of three sub-components, namely:

(i) Tax and Policy Administration
(ii) Public Sector Financial Management; and
(iii) Fiscal and Fiduciary Oversight.

Under sub- component 2 Public Sector Financial Management the GOG is seeking the
services of a consultant to review the present system of operations in the Accountant General's
Department and recommend improvements where necessary.


(i) Master's degree or equivalent professional certification by examination in human
resources planning, management or development;
(ii) Minimum ten (10) years of experience as a human resources manager/consultant,
preferably in a Ministry of Finance;
(iii) Five (5) years of specific experience in reorganization and restructuring of management
capabilities of an organization;
(iv) Knowledge of the operations of an accountant general department.

Detailed Terms of Reference for the post can be obtained from:

Program Manager,
Sub-Component 2,
Fiscal and Financial Management Program
do Ministry of Finance,
Main & Urquhart streets,
Guyana Tel/Fax: 225 0742
Email: pcuffmp@bbgy.com
Government ads can be viewed on

Sunday Chronicko July 3, 20Q,5

Closing date for all applications; is 1111 July 2005.


Page XV

Sunday.Chronicle July. 3 ,,2005


The Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) in collaboration with the forest sector, with the support of international donors, are establishing a marketing
council, aimed at enhancing the existing local and overseas markets, as well as developing new ones based on a broader range of forest products.
Applicants are hereby invited for the posts listed below. Applicants should possess highly developed business skills, leadership qualities, good written
and oral communication, strong analytical skills, and experience in products marketing, branding and promotion.

Qualification and Experience: The Executive Director will have a minimum of 7 years experience in marketing, preferably in forest products, and at
least a Masters Degree in marketing, economics, management, forestry or related area. He/she should have been exposed to marketing locally as well

Job Specification
Provide leadership and guidance to the industry and the GFC with developing and implementing a marketing and promotion strategy for the
forest sector, including enhancing the marketing and promotion of existing and new products for current and new markets, both local and
Manage the organization's financial and human resources to fulfill its mission and functions, and achieve its corporate objectives and
Prepare and implement the strategic documents of the organization including budgets and annual operational plan.
Develop project proposals covering the organization's functional areas, and seek funding from government, multilateral and bilateral donor
agencies for their implementation.

Qualification and Experience: The Market Intelligence and Research Director will have a minimum of 5 years professional experience in
marketing intelligence and market research and at least a B. Sc. Degree in marketing, management, forestry;, economics or related field.
Experience in the forest products industry is highly desirable but not essential.

Job specification
leading and managing the Market Intelligence Research team in the delivery of market intelligence research activities including advising the
Executive Director and the Advisory Committee on market and market intelligence research strategies;
guiding qualitative and quantitative market research into local and target overseas markets to understand the needs and requirements of
these markets for forest products, and using the information to assist in formulating strategies and programs to help the industry increase its
market share;
preparing monthly market and market intelligence reports for distribution to the industry by drawing on the market intelligence activities of
organizations such as the ITTO, the FAO, the International Trade Centre of UNCTAD/WTO etc.;
conducting periodic training for the industry in the interpretation and use of marketing and market intelligence reports for business
development including increasing market share, as well as the requirements for international "market readiness";

Qualification and Experience: The Product and Market Development Director will have a minimum of 5 years professional experience in
market promotion and product development and at least a B. Sc. Degree in forestry, timber engineering, marketing, or related field.
Experience in a market promotion and product development role in the forest products industry is essential.

Job specification
leading and managing the Product and Market Development team in the delivery of product and market development activities including
advising the Executive Director and the Advisory Committee on strategies for achieving these outcomes;
guiding and assisting the industry in developing new products from the wide range of commercial species available within the nation's forests;
working with the industry and appropriate government ministries and agencies in organising local and regional trade exhibitions to promote
Guyana's wood products;
preparing product and market development project proposals including seeking funding fortheir implementation;

A negotiable salary package will be offered to attract outstanding individuals. The position will involve local and international travel. Confidentiality is
guaranteed with all applications. Interested applicants are required to.submit detailed Curriculum Vitae with full contact details, listing three referees, to
the following address:

The Commissionerof Forests
Guyana Forestry Commission
I Water Street

Tel: + (592) 226-7272

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Ms Pradeepa Bholanath
Guyana Forestry Commission
Tel: + (592) 226-7272
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.::i.j j i-. applicationss is 15 .. I.' . pm.

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From centre
rectly under me, and another 40 under my authority... and I
was also responsible for every aspect of the cadet's career...
whether their grades are good... how they do militarily... some-
times how they're doing at home. And when they had ques-
tions, they'd come to me. So it's a great leadership training
background," Chichester acknowledged.
Asked about civilian life, both said while this was very limited,
they were allowed a certain amount of what is called "liberty", this
being the opportunity to go out every once-in-a-while and 'do the
town'. For a freshman, this was only on weekends, and in uniform.
But, as Nurse explained," "as you progress up the chain of com-
mand, you get more privileges and more liberty.' You get to wear
civilian clothes... and you can go out on Wednesday nights and stuff
like that."
Dinner-time was also another treat that everyone looked for-
ward to, since it not only allowed them more time in which to eat
than at other mealtimes, but to also savour a wide variety of foods,
from Mardi Gras to Chinese to Italian to Mexican depending on
the occasion that was being celebrated at the time. This was apart
from the regular fare which is served buffet style and can consist of
pizza... pasta... cheeses of all descriptions, dessert, soda, and just
about anything you can think of.
Said Chichester: "It's a huge buffet line... and you have basi-
cally two hours to just go in there and have your fill. I think the
food was really great... even though most of the American cadets...
being used to that kind of fare didn't share my opinion... but I
think the staff went out of their way to make it really special for
Great food apart, the thing that means the most to him, how-
ever, is the lasting friendships and bonds that he was able to forge
in the four years at the Academy.
"Four years in the U.S. may sound like fun... but to me it was
the toughest four years of my life by far, and there is nothing that
can really build friendships and bonds like being in a tough situa-
tion with somebody else. Without really good friends you would
hate life and you would not make it through the Academy. I've
gained a lot of really good friends from that experience, and now
it's tough missing them."
His last semester was especially memorable for him. "I had a
chance to make cadets happy... being that the Academy is so tough,
it a kind of a cynical atmosphere for the most part. I would never
forget that last semester... it gave me the opportunity to plan events
and to see cadets be happy... get away from the academic and mili-
tary struggles and come out and play and have fun."
As to what advice they would give to young men and women
wanting to follow in their footsteps, Nurse said: "I think that
the Guyana Defence Force is a great place for an ambitious
young man. I think that the opportunity that was given to us
was a great opportunity. We got a chance to see the United
States... to see different parts of the world. I would encourage
any young man or any young woman, to apply for the scholar-
ship; to seek out what the Guyana Defence Force has to offer
you, and in return provide your services to the Force too."



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Rochella Payne is 5 ft 9
in tall, with
measurements of 38-29-
40. She attended Lower
Corentyne Secondar and
would like to become, i
nurse/caregiver. Roc ella's
role model is Pastor
Raymond Bacchus, and her
hobbies are singing in
church, and assistir
others. She is spon >)red
.byWinston.Trim. ..,

From page II

udith Nikita Chase is 18
years old, and a former
student of Vryman's Erven
Secondary. She likes
dancing, modelling and
meeting new people, and
would like to become a
teacher someday. Judith
stands at 5 ft 4 in, and is-
sponsored by Viceroy
Shipping Agent. Her
platform is 'Child Abuse'
and her role model is
Pastor Fazie Bacchus.
.(Shauna, Jemmott)

Pane. XVI,

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Hello boys and girls,
It's good to meet again with you today. To-
day we'll look at What is assimilation? And
last week's review Experiment # 1 and # 2.

What is assimilation?

Human being (people) consists of all sorts of
things, but they can grow without eating other
Humans! Whatever food they eat is altered in
the body to make it ready for turning into bone,
blood and flesh. This conversation of food into
body material is called assimilation. Plants have
an even greater power of assimilation than ani-
mals, as all they need is water and some salts
from the soil, and carbon dioxide from the air!
Only a small part of the food which we eat is
built into our bodies. Most is used as fuel to
give us the energy we need for keeping warm and
moving about. The process by which energy is
obtained from food is called respiration.

Do living things respire?

Hello boys and girls,
Welcome to these columns. It is a good thing to
learn how to remember and how to improve re-
call of information. Knowledge of just a little psy-
chology can be very helpful to you. Something
with a special significance for you is easily re-
membered. What does not have significance is
forgotten even within the space of half an hour.
Keep good company!


Finding out more about Guyana
Up River/Down River
1. Up river is the direction going to the source of the
2. Down river is the direction going towards the mouth
of the river or going towards the ocean.
3. The source of a river is the point at which it begins
its formation.


The Environment and Tourism
Today we'll take a short look at the benefits tourism
brings to our environment and the costs tourism im-


How can we find whether something is re-

Experiment: look at some dried yeast from a
tin. The pellets don't look very alive, do they?
Mix a little of the yeast with water and sugar in
a test-tube, and leave it for fifteen minutes to
see what happens. Cork the tube, and let a de-
livery tube lead the gas produced by the yeast
into a tube of lime water. What happens? What
can you conclude? If a microscope is available
you can see that the yeast is growing and repro-

Why must all living things reproduce?
Reproduction is essential because all living
creatures are mortal. A few kinds of tress may
live for hundreds, and in some cases, thousands
of years, but eventually
they all die. Man is one
of the longest-lived
animals, though some
tortoises live longer.
As old plants and ani-
mals die, they are re-
placed by the offspring
resulting from their re-

poses on it.
1. First of all tourism is about the movement of people
to destinations outside their normal place of work or

2. Tourism is also about-activities which are under-
taken during the traveler's stay away from home and

3. Tourism is also about how the tourists' needs are
provided for until they go back to where they came

4. A tourist therefore, can be described as a person
who stays on a visit for a minimum of 24 hours or a
maximum of one year in a country outside the one that
he/she lives or works.

4. There are benefits and costs of tourism to our en-
vironment and any other environment for that matter.

Tourism fosters conservation and preservation

5. Tourism causes people to take care of their envi-
ronment by conservation and preservation of its
natural, cultural and historical resources. (If you
should travel to other countries you would see to what
extreme measures other people go to preserve their




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Answers to last week's exercise {Experi-
ment # 2}.
Is it possible to cut a piece from a living plant
or animal without killing it? It is possible to cut
a piece from a living plant or animal with out
killing it but it dependence on which part of
the animal you are cutting a piece from with-
out causing harming it.
Take a plant of Coleus, or a cassava stem, cut it
into pieces about 15 cm long, and stand them in
water. Pull the leaves from a plant of Bryophyl-
lum (life plant), and place them on damp news-
paper, in a bowl. Do these parts of plants grow?
Y es they do grow.
Catch a gecko, and hold it by the tail. The tail
will probably beak off.
Is the tail still alive? Y es.
Can it grow into a new gecko? No.
Can the gecko grow a new tail? No.

Recently, surgeons have found a way of sew-
ing back on to the hand which has been cut off
in an accident, provided the operation can be car-
ried out immediately.

What does this show? This shows that living
things can grow back together if they are sewn
together immediately.

historical sites! They make sure these sites are well-
advertised and that there is real profit from their con-
tinuous labour. Tours and sight-seeing trips are
planned and offered to all who care.)

6. Tourism makes people environmentally conscious.
Communities are kept beautified and revitalized all year
round. PeQple begin to pay much attention to sanita-
tion, planting of flower gardens and patches, and re-
pairing and painting house roots (just to mention a few

7. The standard of operation in places for eating and
accommodation are upgraded also because there is real
value of the attraction to the tourism trade.

Some things happen to the environment when
tourists visit

8. The management of parks and other sight-seeing
places know the importance of keeping strict rules
about standards. They know that the quality of these
important natural and historical sites may soon be de-
graded if not properly used. They know that these
beautiful areas lose their standard at which they oper-
ate if care is not taken about how people use them.

9. Parks are constantly groomed and eating houses are
strictly inspected and graded. At times the botanical
and zoological gardens have to be closed for upgrad-
ing works. The tourism industry takes a beating when
touring persons do not pay attention to rules and no-
10. Litter, noise, and other forms of pollution may in-
crease with tourism.

The Passage

While there have always been dishonest people in
this imperfect world, the percentage of them
seems much higher now than it was ten or twenty
or thirty years ago.
The criterion apparently is no longer what is wrong
or right, but what you can do to get away with.
Only the other day I heard a twelve-year-old girl
describe how a boat with a motor had been lost in
a storm. The man who owned the boat was in-
sured; her father, who owned the outboard motor,
was not. "But it turned out all right," she said hap-
pily. "Daddy signed a bill of sale, pretending he had
sold the engine to his friend before the storm. So
the friend collected the insurance and gave some
of it to Daddy." The child'saw nothing in this. Why
should she? Her father, in her eyes, could do no
Thus dishonesty breeds dishonesty. It is precisely
this- sort of vicious circle that our generation
seems at the moment to be entrapped. To break
out of it, we are going to have to convince ourselves
that dishonesty is not only a form of anarchy that
can destroy society but also a kind of subtle poi-
son that is extremely bad for us as individual hu-
man beings.
Some years ago, visiting friends in Jamaica, I no-
ticed an old map of that Caribbean island hanging
on the wall. Across one barren area in the moun-
tains ran a faint line of small script. It said: The
Land of Look-Behind.
"That map," my host explained, "goes back to the
days of slavery here. Whenever slaves escaped,
they'd make for the mountains. Now and then the
government would send troops to capture them.
So the runaways must have spent a lot of time
looking fearfully over their shoulders. And that's
where the name came from. Rather romantic, isn't
"To those poor souls, no!" I said. "They might have
escaped from the sugar plantations, but weren't
really free. They were still slaves to fear. They
were still wearing invisible chains."
Similarly, people who choose dishonesty go
through life dragging invisible chains. Even when
they stifle their conscience with rationalizations,
something in them is always looking back fearfully,
wondering if their wrongdoing is going to catch .up
with them. They are trapped in the Land of Look-
As a minister counselling troubled individuals, I see
endless examples of ravages of suppressed guilt.
The Bible is right: the wages of sin is death a
kind of psychic death that robs the victim of his life-
forces in different ways. The casebooks of any
psychiatrist are full of examples of people who
deny their conscience but whose unconscious con-
science then demands that they punish them-
selves. Some demand the supreme penalty from
themselves and attempt suicide.

1. In what sense are the following words being
used figuratively in the passage? breeds, trapped,
stifle, wages, death .
2. Explain the following, phrase in a literal way:
Dragging invisible chains.
3. The writer says 'dishonesty breeds dishonesty
and calls this a vicious circle. What is a vicious
4. Put in your words: .
L justify dubious practices -
II. robs the victim of his life-force .
Il.r. ravages of suppressed guilt
5. Which of these statements are true and which
are false?
I. The writer says that the percentage
of dishonest people is higher nowadays.
It. The writer says that,the,criterion is no
longer what is wrong or right.
Ill. The writer says that our generation is

trapped in a vicious circle.
IV The writer says that there are many
successful people who are dishonest
6. What, according to the writer, causes many
people to need treatment by psychiatrists?

Mastering Writing
What have you mastered well in your writing so
far? Check the pieces of writing you have pro-
duced, come up with a fair view about your
progress, and then resolve to develop and use
more skills to improve reader-interest.
Do one of the following pieces of continuous writ-
ing. Make your own judgment in each case. Judge
according to how vividly you tell of your own sense
impressions and the details you put in.
1. Relate in writing something that you did that was*
against your conscience.
2. Make up and write a story entitled Lessons in
Falling from Grace.
3. Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper about
some matters affecting adolescents in your com-

1. Requests and Commands
Refresh your knowledge and skills. Are the follow-
ing sentences complete? Can you find the sub-
ject in these sentences if they are complete?
Please flush the toilet.
Sing a little louder.

2. Analysis
Let us look at words like old, different, and long.
They are adjectives because they are used to de-
scribe something. They answer the question
But in the sentence, Sandra sat under the tree
that was on the green, the clause that was on
the green tells which tree. It describes the par-
ticular tree and modifies or limits our choice of
trees to think about. A clause like that does what
a single adjective does, so it is called an adjective
Now .see if you can pick out the Adjective
Clauses in the following sentences. The ef-
fort will help you recognize your adjective
This is the boy that killed the large frog.
I spoke to the man who could not see.
Here is the result of your last test.
The ground before the sports hall belongs to
Those children who provoked the old man will be
The poet who wants to speak to me is my father's

Reported and Direct Speech
When you read and record what someone has said, you
can, if you wish, quote the actual words. This, of
course, is Direct Speech.

"I'm going to the land meeting next week," said the ten-
ant. .
You should note the punctuation, including the use of in-
verted commas. However you arrange the quotation,-
the rules of certain punctuation apply, and should be.
carefullyfollowed. .
"I'm going:to the, land meeting next week," the tenant
She;said, "I'm going to. the land meeting next week.'"
If you wish, instead, to report what was said, not giving.
the actual words, then you will use Indiect or Reported
She said that she was going to the land meeting the fol-
lowing week.
Points to note:
a) Inverted commas are omitted."
b) "She said" is followed by "that", though this
word n, b, omitted,,,

c) Present Tense "am going" becomes Past Tense
"was going".
d) First Person "I" becomes Third Person "he",
unless the reporter is reporting his own words.
e) Future "next week" becomes "the following
week". ("Here" would become "there", "now" would
become "then", and so on.
More Examples:

1. a) "There are," the speaker claimed, "too many ac-
cidents on the city streets."
b) The speaker claimed that there were too many
accidents on the city streets.

2. a) "Do you realize that it often costs more money
than it is worth to transport goods from one place in the
hinterland where they itre' not needed to another than
where they are?" asked the speaker.
b) The speaker asked whether his audience real-
ized that it often cost more money than it was worth to
transport goods from one place in the hinterland where-
they were not needed to another where they were.

Note: Neither inverted commas nor question marks are
used in indirect speech.
Try These
Write the following sentences as either Reported or Di-
rect Speech.
1. Desiree said, "Frank, you always say the wrong
things to Jennifer. Will you never learn?"
2. Harry Simon said the materials were not working
well together, but that the next day they would be
changes in manufacturing.
3. "Up to the end of last week," said George, "the
crew was not up to expectations. That was why they
had three more day of practice this week."

Use of the Question Mark

The question mark is to be used on the following occa-
sions only:

1. Use a question mark after every direct ques-
tion: (Remember to distinguish a direct question from
an indirect question.)
Is it true that you are leaving the institution? (direct ques-
They asked whether it is true that you are leaving the
institution. (indirect question)
2. Use question marks after elliptical (incomplete)
questions in a series.

Where are your children? your parents'? your well-wish-
3. Use a question mark in parentheses to express
a doubt.

Shirley became a guest of the state on March 27 (?).
4. Place the question mark in side the quotation
marks or parentheses only if it is part of the
quoted or parenthetical material.

The student asked, "What is the name of the. new video
game that was bought for Grade 6?"
This man (her cousin?) is the key to all her problems.
What is meant by "the truth will out"?
What can you say in defence of'the latest scandal (the
Supply question. marks'where they are needed.'
1. The lawyer asked his client, "When did you return:
to you r matrimonial home?:., '

2. What is meant by the .term."rhetorical question"

3. "Do you really have .to leave now" she queried of

4. Kate inquired, "When are you paying the telephone
bill, if it is not too personal a question'"

Sunday Chronicle July 3, 2005

Page XIX

* Assists in preparing plans to ensure increased access to information sharing
and dissemination; i
Assists in planning andorganizing training sessions;
Liaises with other sections of GECOM to ensure a coordinated effort to the
completion of tasks/assignments;
Provides assistance in the supervision of the conduct of all relevant activities;
Assists in planning strategies to strengthen relationships with the media and all
Prepares and submits periodic reports of activities and operations at all levels;
Provides continuous evaluation of activities in an effort to improve on efficiency
and effectiveness.
Participates in briefings, workshops, training session etc that may be planned
from time to time;
Assists in the preparation of materials, messages etc which will assist in
improving CivicNVoterEducation throughout the country.


> Diploma in Management/Communication plus three (3) years relevant
> Five or more CXC subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus
three (3) years relevant experience.
> Any otherqualifications and/or experience deemed relevant,


Underthe supervision of the Registry Supervisor:
Types letters, notes, memoranda, minutes, reports and schedules of account,
stock sheet, inventories and other documents;
Operates Typewriters and/or Computer, utilizing Word Processing Soft Ware;
Maintains Inventories/Stock Ledgers of equipment, materials and supplies.
Keeps a register of outgoing and incoming correspondence;
Receives and records telephone messages;
Assists in the checking of statements, reports and general correspondence that
have been typed/received.


> Passes in at least five (5) subjects at CXC/GCE; and
> Skilled in the operation of a typewriter and/or computer utilizing processing
software, the ability to undertake simple clerical tasks, the ability to develop
skills in the use of simple office machines, the ability to understand and follow
oral and written instructions and establish and maintain effective working
relationship with other employees. ,


Under the supervision and control of the Stores Superintendent:
Writes up local purchase orders, completes Requisition and Issues Vouchers
and processes Local Purchase Orders for payment; assists in issuing stores
items, checking goods received and making entries on bin cards.


>- Passes in GCE 'O' Level/CXC in five (5) subjects, including English and
> Any other qualification deemed relevant.


Underthe supervision and control of the Stores Superintendent:
Gives general assistance with receipt and delivery of stocks and the proper
care and security of stocks


> Sound Primary Education and ability to understand and carry out instructions.


Under the direction and control of the Logistics Manager:
* Liaises with operational functionaries within the organization in order to
establish the supplies and equipment needed for the conduct of office and field
activities in all registration and electoral districts;
* Establishes specifications required for the achievement of the desired
performance of operational supplies and equipment;
Prepares timelines for the receipt of supplies and equipment:
Arranges and supervises the testing of supplies and equipment received from
Advises on and oversees the proper storage of operational supplies and
+ Prepares detailed plans for the distribution and recovery of operational
supplies and equipment, including election supplies;
Supervises the distribution of supplies and equipment to the districts:
Coordinates the recovery of supplies and equipment from the districts;

* Reconciles the supplies and equipment sent to and recovered from the
districts dnd ensures the maintenance of pertinent records;
Supervises the functioning of logistics staff deployed to the districts;
Prepares budget estimates for theefficientfunctioning of logistics staff in the
Assistsin the supervision of the Logistics Operations Centre.


> Diploma in management or related disciplinefrom a recognized university, or
certification in a relevant logistics discipline from a recognized logistics
training establishment.

Under the supervision and control of the Logistics Supplies Coordinator
+ Identifies buildings and offices within the district which could be used as
polling stations or offices foroperational field staff;
Identifies available transportation resources (including their capacities)
within the districts;
Monitors the receipt of supplies from the Secretariat (including election
materials) by registration and other operational staff within the district;
Advises district election managers, monitors and reports on the adherence to
procedures with respect to:.
* Pre-dumping and security of election material within the district.
* The distribution of election material (including contingency supplies) to
polling stations.
* The security, handling and storage of election material in the district after
Monitors the processing of requisitions for supplies made by registration staff
and other operational staff in the district;
Maintains records on, inclusive of time of occurrence, the maintenance work
done on GECOM's communications equipmentwithin the district;
Collates demographic data for the district to enable the demarcation of
boundaries for tie administrative sub-division of electoral units (divisions)
within the district;
Identifies the resource requirement for the efficient functioning of logistics
staff in the district;
Supervises the functioning of subordinate logistics staff in the district.


Five (5) subjects CXCIGCE '0' Levels Including English Language and
Mathematics, plus a thorough knowledge of the geography of the district.


Under the supervision and control of the District Logistics Supervisor:
Confirms and records the details on dispatch of supplies and equipment, and
shipments received in the district;
Updates the inventories of resources (buildings, offices, vehicles, boats etc)
that could be accessed by GECOM for operational purposes;
Maintains boundary demarcation, voter and registration statistics (including
identification card distribution) which are pertinent to routine logistical and
electoral planning for the district;
Records, as instructed by the District Logistics Supervisor, maintenance
work on GECOM's communication equipmentwithin the district;
+ Assists with the conduct of logistics field-work boundary demarcation,
logistics inventories etc.


SFive (5) subjects CXC or GCE 'O' Levels including English language and


Under the direction and control of the Logistic Manager:
+ Develops and maintain the communications network for optimum routine
and operational performance, including the transmission of elections results;
* Establishes Standing Operational Procedures (SOPs) for GECOM's
* Prepares operational communications instructions for radio users and
telephonists manning operational telephone lines;
+ Monitors the communications network established specifically for the
reporting of elections results;
+ Coordinates the maintenance of all of GECOM's communications
equipment countrywide;
# Supervises the Communications Section of the L.:,.',i, Division with
respect to:
The functioning of staff within the Section and their career development
and training.
S r a,.,i,,,,, a:1l ci1 ii.'o operaLr:. ,,d telephonists including those in the
The proper use and maintenance of GECOM's communication assets.
* Identifies resource needs for the efficient functioning of the communications,
staff including those operating in the districts;

* Prepares GECOM'sbudgetary communications estimates;
* Assists in the supervision of the Logistics Operation Centre during operations.


> Certificate in radio communications or communication equipment
maintenance from a recognized communications training establishment,
plus four (4) years experiencelin a related supervisory capacity
> Eight (8) years experience in a elated supervisory capacity..


Underthe supervision of the Communications Coordinator
Monitors the functioning of all communications networks, except the network
specifically established for transmission of election results;
*. Prepares routine communications instructions for GECOM's radio users and
switchboard operators;
Supervises the maintenance of GECOM's communication equipment
+ Monitors the records pertaining to all communications equipment viz:.radios,
telephone switchboard and telephones;
Monitors adherence to all communications SOPs and instructions that are in
Maintains the documentationon4all GECOM communication networks
(historic and current);
.* Collates all documentation on'which the transmission of election results are
Supervises the welfare and functioning of all subordinate staffwithin the,
Communications Section of the Logistics Division; 1
Assists in the supervision of the Logistics Operations Centre .during


* Certificate in radio operation or communication equipment maintenance'
from a recognized communications training establishment, plus two (2)
years experience In a related supervisory capacity
Five (5) years experience in a related capacity.


Under the supervision of the Communications Supervisor
Operates the communications -radios and telephone switchboard at:
GECOM's main office;
Transmits and receives all Headquarters related radio and telephone
Logs all radio transmission sent and received at the main office;
Makes daily contact with all stations to establish the status of the radio "
network; .
Reports daily to the Communications Supervisor on the status of the radio;
Reports immediately the unserviceability of any communications equipment-
at the Main Office, including the telephone switchboard;
Tracks the movement of GECOM's vehicles in and out of GECOM'smnalih
office compound and note theirdestinations.


* Radio operator's certificate from a recognized communications training
establishment and two (2) years experience as a radio operator or telephonist
at a major establishmentwith hinterland locations. -

NB. Applicants short-listed will be required to undergo an Intensive period
oftraining and evaluation. Only those who have successfully completedthe
training will be recommended for appointment. .,

Applications must be submitted to the
Chief Election Officer
Elections Commission Secretariat
41, High and Cowan Streets
to reach on or before Friday the 15"', July 2005.
Late applications will not be considered.

.. ...... .... .
Gocool Boodoo
Chief Election Officer/
Commissioner of National Registration


Page XX Sunday Chronicle July 3 2005


IN THE 2005 2006 Academic Year

Queen's College The Bishops' High School
St. Stanislaus College St. Rose's High School
President's College New Amsterdam Secondary

Applications are invited from students who wish to enter the Lower Sixth Form of Senior Secondary
Schools in the 2005 2006 Academic Year.

The following conditions are relevant.

(a) Applicants must have been under 18 years on January 1, 2005.

(b) Applicants must:

(i) Have attained grade three (3) or better in five or more subjects at one sitting or
grade three (3) or better in six or more subjects at two sittings of the Caribbean
Secondary Education Certificate Examination (CSEC), General Proficiency or
(ii) Have attained Grades one (1), two (2) or three (3) in English A.
(iii) Have attained Grades one (1), two (2) or three (3) in the subjects which they wish
to study in the Sixth Form.

Subject Electives for the Sixth Form Schools


Human Biology
English Literature
Further Mathematics
Pure Mathematics








Pure Mathematics
Applied Mathematics



Special Conditions

1. Applicants who wish to study Economics and/or Accounting and any or all of the Science
subjects must, apart from satisfying conditions (c) (1) to (3), also have gained at least a Grade 3
in Mathematics at the CSEC Examination, at General Proficiency Level.

2. Applicants who wish to study Mathematics or Physics as one of their subjects, must, apart
from satisfying conditions (a) to (c), have also gained a Grade 3 in English A or Grade 3 in
English B at the General Proficiency Level at the CSEC Examination.

3. Applicants who wish to study Law as one of their subjects must possess History at Grade 1, 2
or 3 at CSEC.

4. Application Forms may be obtained from the Offices of the schools listed or Departments
of Education and must, when completed, be submitted to the school of the applicants
choice. Birth Certificate and a recently taken passport-sized photograph of the applicant must
be submitted along with application form by August 8.2005.

5. Applicants will be considered for admission on a competitive basis and may be required to
attend an interview. Only those applicants who fulfill the requirements set out above and
whose grades indicate that they have the necessary capacity for an Advanced Level Course
in those subjects will be selected.

Chief Education Officer G. ement ads can be ewed on
htpJ/wMwga.gw .W

Growing. I

Bora is a popular crop
and is grown throughout
Guyana. The dark pods can
be used raw as in salads or
cooked in stews etc. The
plant can be grown in a vari-
ety of soils but does best on
fertile, well drained, loose
soils with high organic mat-
ter content.

Land Preparation
Clay soils should be
ploughed and harrowed to pro-
duce a good tilth. To enhance
drainage on these soils ridges
should be made about 60cm
apart. Sandy soils should be
raked and rows made 60cm

A seed rate of 10 15 kg/
ha should be used. Seeds should
be inoculated with the Rhizo-
bium bacteria before planting,
especially if bora is produced on
the soil for the first time. Inocu-
lation helps the plant to utilise
atmospheric Nitrogen from the
air and reduces the amount of
nitrogenous fertilisers necessary.
To apply inoculum, first
dampen the seeds with water,
mix thoroughly with the inocu-
lum using approximately 14
grams inoculum to 1 kg of seeds.
On clay soils plant on the

ridges. Use about two seeds for
each hole 30 cm apart and 2.5
cm deep. Or, use raised beds 90
cm wide and rows 60 cm apart.
On sandy soils sow 2 seed per
hole 30 cm apart and 60 cm be-
tween rows.

Plants should be staked to
enable them to make maximum
use of the sunlight: There is no
hard and fast method for stak-
ing and the method most suited
to the farmer could be adopted.

Fertilizer application
It is desirable to have the
soil tested before applying fer-
tilizers. A soil test will inform
you about the nutrient status of
your soil and will help you to
use fertilizers wisely. However,
where soil test data are not avail-
able the following can be used.

Clay soil
Limestone broadcast
approximately 3t/ha evenly
over the soil surface and
work it into the soil to a
depth of 15 cm. This should
be repeated every 3 years or
alternately, apply about 100
gram mixed into the soil at
each planting hole. All the
limestone should be applied
at least 4 weeks before plant-

About 10-14 days after
planting apply

Urea 2.5 kg/ha if seeds are
Triple Super Phosphate
Muriate of Potash

At flowering apply
Urea 15 kg/ha if seeds are
25 kg/ha if seeds are not in-

On sandy soils apply
limestone at rate of 1.5 t/ha
annually broadcast over the
soil surface and work it into
the -soil to a depth of approxi-
mately 15 cm or, alterna-
tively, apply about 100 gram
mixed into the soil at each
planting hole. All the lime-
stone should be applied at

Please turn to page XXII

Syeada Manbodh

From centre

example of a dog which she
rescued earlier this year,
Syeada says that as a result
of the animal not being
spayed, it bore too many off-
spring, producing two litters
per year. This lead to many
health and other problems:
the dog's breasts were left
sagging and hanging almost
to the ground from suckling
her young ones; and, the
owners abandoning the plen-
tiful litters at the sides of
nearby roadways.
In fact, it was the discovery
of a few puppies from one of
those litters that led the animal
missionary to the older dog. She
says she had been driving along
a street in Georgetown when
she noticed the newborn pup-
pies struggling aimlessly along
the roadside, some venturing
unknowingly into the path of
oncoming traffic.
Already equipped with her
sling and animal box in her car,
Syeada was ready to come to
the rescue. She pulled over to
the corner of the road and got
dressed for the occasion.
Donning her gloves, she'
carefully put the little creatures
into the box and hurried over to
the GSPCA clinic. Time is pre-
cious in Syeadi's line of work
as every extra minute the animal
spends without treatment less-
ens its chances for survival.
When the puppies got to
the clinic, it was determined
that'they were in good condi-
After several weeks of be-
ing bottle-fed and monitored,
the pups were declared healthy
and the final step was put into
motion. The GSPCA with
Syeada's profound help of
course would seek a.suitable,
individual'or family to adopt,

the adorable pets.
Many disease-plagued ani-
mals including the beloved
dogs and cats are also fortu-
nate enough to be rescued by
Syeada from right in the yards
and houses they call home.
"Since they are not dew-
ormed and vaccinated and not
cared for properly so they catch
infections quite easily," Syeada
explained. As proof of her
claims, she presented an album
of pictures of dogs with barely
any hair clinging to their skin,
seemingly hanging unto life by
a thread.
These too are taken to
the clinic yes, in Syeada's
car and treated or in very
dire circumstances, hu-
manely put down. Along with
these incidences of disease,
there are also cases where
owners leave their pets at
home. alone when they are
away for long periods..
Some of these starve to
death while others wander in
search of food and are eventu-
ally killed either from eating poi-
* sonous foods or by venturing
unto roadways and getting
caught in traffic.
In addition to these inci-
dents of what some might term
neglect and what Syeada
terms abuse there are others
of outright cruelty being meted
out to animals -all across
Guyana, she says.
Also documented in her al-
bum are pictures of dogs with
gaping knife wounds, huge scald
marks and even missing limbs.
There are numerous pictures Of
horses without horseshoes be-
ing forced to pull carts'.
Cautiously gauging her an-
ger, Syeada complains that some
operators of horse-drawn carts
show no consideration for the
poor animals and she expressed
her deep regret that the laws in

this country are apparently not
sufficient to see the perpetrators
brought to justice.
With all of the passion for
animal care she exerts, it is not
surprising that her two beloved
dogs Panda and Buddy live
in an unusually elaborate dog
house. The roof is built so as to
allow clean air to efficiently cir-
culate and prevent the safe ha-
ven from becoming overheated.
She hired a local artist to paint
the outside of the pen in jungle
For animals that are not so
lucky, however, she is adamant
that the GSPCA is their only
option for a comfortable life; or,
as the case sometimes is, the
way out of an unbearably cruel
one. She says that although it
is one small organisation with
few volunteers and only one
vehicle (a motorcycle), ev-
ery effort is made to en-
sure that the maximum
amount of work is done, par-
ticularly since there is only one
Syeada says that though
the society usually hosts minor
fundraising events, there are not
enough resources available for
the work of the organisation to
be expanded.
"In order for us to be able
to provide such services on a
regular basis, there are so many
things that we need," she
Donations of milk, rice,
bowls, mops, money and tow-
els are welcome at the GSPCA
clinic and so are all animals. The
clinic is open to the public,
Monday to Saturday. Syeada
encourages anyone wishing to
part with their animal to do so
in the right way.
"Instead of abandoning,
straying or. even hurting
them, bring yoer nlmnals to.
the shelter."


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Tenders are invited for the supply of Office Materials and Supplies to the'Guyana Elections
Persons/Suppliers desirous of tendering are asked to uplift the prescribed Tender Documents
from the Guyana Elections Commission, 41 High & Cowan Streets,Kingston, Georgetown.

No. Description Unit Quantity
Polaroid Coloured Films T100/T669 or
1 equivalent Carton 15
2 Gents Umbrella (Black) each 30
3 Pentorch Batteries each 500
4 AAA Batteries each 50
6 Drinking Glasses (9 to 11 oz) each 150
7 Hand Towels each 150
8 Leather Attache Cases each 30
9 Dunlop Long Boots or equivalent each 20
10 Wall Clocks each 15
11 HP 6615 d Toner or equivalent each 50
12 HP 6625 A Toner or equivalent each 50
13 HP 51645 A Toner or equivalent each 10
14 HP 6578 D Toner or equivalent each 10
15 HP 6614 D Toner or equivalent each 10
16 4182 X Toner or equivalent each 10
17 Print Cartridge No.39038 each 10
Dual Purpose paper 8 1/2 x 14 (Croxle,) or
18 equivalent Boxes 30
Dual Purpose paper 8 1/2 x 11 (Croxley) or
19 equivalent Boxes 30
20 NP Drum Unit No. 4050 or equivalent each 3
21 NP Drum Unit No. 400S or equivalent each 3
22 APC Surge Protectors or equivalent each 30
23 IX L. Files each 500
24 Maxell CD Roms or equivalent Boxes 40
25 Diskettes Boxes 40
26 5/8" Spiral each 500
27 1/2 Spiral each 200
28 1" Spiral each 200
29 1 1/2" Spiral each 200
30 1/4 Spiral each 200
31 3/8 Spiral each 300
32 Spiral Covers 8 1/2 x 11 each 3000
33 3 Quire Note Books each 100
34 5 X 8 Note Books each 250
35 9 X 4 Envelopes (White) each 2000
36 4 X 3 Envelopes each 200,000
37 10 X 12 Envelopes (Brown) each 5000
38 12 X 15 Envelopes (Brown) each 5000
39 Rubber Grip Black Pilot Pen or equivalent each 250
40 Clear type Red Pilot Pen or equivalent each 150
41 Uhu Glue Stick or equivalent each 500
42 Legal pads 8 1/2 x 11 or equivalent each 500
43 Hanging Files each 1000
44 8 1/2 X 11 File Folders each 3000
45 8 1/2 X 14 File Folders each 3000
46 4050 Cannon Staples or equivalent Boxes 4
47 3/8 Heavy Duty Staples Boxes 4
48 5/8 Heavy Duty Staples Boxes 4
49 No 56 Staples Boxes 50
50 Markers ( dry Erase) each_ 300
51 Flip Chart Pads each 20
52 Canon 4050 Toner or equivalent each 15

Tenders must be submitted to the Secretary, National Board of Procurement & Tender Administration,
Ministry of Finance, Main & Urquhart Streets, Georgetown, in a sealed envelope, which does not identify the -
Tenderer. The envelope should be clearly marked on the top, left-hand corner "Tender for the Supply of Office
Materials and Supplies, Guyana Elections Commission."
Tenders close at 09:00 hours on 5" July, 2005 and Tenderers are invited to the opening of Tenders,
immediately after closure.


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THE boys and their proud parents.

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TFIHE two sons of Wazir
and Bibi Mohamed
have been honourably
mentioned in the 11th An-
nual Reading Rainbow
Young Writers and Illustra-
tors Contest in the New
York contest.
Aqib Wazir Mohamed, 7,
whose story 'Beera my lost
Bear' (When A Child Loses his
favourite toi. nothing will con-
sole him until he find, it), re-
ceived honourable mention
among the six-winners in his
category. Aqib was also a prize
winner last year.
Nazir Abdil Mohamed, 9,
whose story 'A Day In The
City With Rainbow and Sun'
(After Sun steals Rainbow's
Colours, rainbow is sad; but star
helps them work out an agree-
ment, and restore order to the
sky) received honourable men-
tion among the ten winners in
his category.
Their father. Wazir
Mohamed, is a graduate student
at Binghamton University and a
Guyanese political activist.
while their mom Bibi is a
teacher in the Binghamton
school system.
Reading Rainbow is a-Na-
tional 'Young Writers and Illus-
trators Contest' for students in

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I was advised by a friend who is an NIS clerk like me, that there are
some employees who should not be registered.
I am however, not sure of this. Could you advise me?


There is a list of persons who should not be registered as employed
persons: ""

1. Anyone who is earning less than five dollars
($5.00) per week.



2. A married woman who work for her husband. (She can be I
registered as self-employed)

3. A non-citizen who is exempt from social security legislation
because of diplomatic status.

4. Anyone employed by an International or Regional Organization
of which Guyana is a member (e.g. Caricom).

Do you have a question on NI.S ? Then write/call I
CIO Dianne Lewis Baxter
Publicity and Public Relations Officer (ag)
National Insurance Scheme
Brickdam and Winter Place
SP.O. Box. 101135 J
E-mail: prOnis@solutions2000.net .
Tel: 227-3461., -

Elementary Schools K-3 (Kin-
dergarten to Grade 3) and is
sponsored nationally by PBS
(Public Broadcasting Station).
This year, 275 entries were
received, and the competition
was fierce. There were 27 prizes
awarded, Kindergarten 5; 1st
Grade 6 winners; 2nd Grade -
6 winners; and 3rd Grade 10
winners. Contestants have to
write a book (Story), and illus-
trate these with Artwork. The
first placed winners in each cat-
egory from regional contests are
sent on to the nationals.
The winners, including
Aqib and Abdil in the
honourable mention category,
were rewarded at a special
dedication ceremony held on
Sunday, April 17, 2005 at
Barnes and Noble bookstore
in Binghamton.

Aqib and Abdil with their prizes.

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least 4 weeks before
About 10-14 days after
planting apply
Urea 2.5 kg/ha if seeds are
25 kg/ha if seeds are not
Triple Super Phosphate
100 kg/ha
Muriate of Potash
50 kg/ha
At flowering
Urea 15 kg/ha if seeds are
25 kg/ha if seeds are not in-
Muriate of Potash
50 kg/ha

Pests of Bora
The most damaging pests of
bora are the leaf miner and the
bean beetle other insect pests
Cutworm Agrostis spp.
Budworm Hellula
Aphid Apis crascivora
(plant lice)
Armyworm Spodoptera
Stink Bug Nezara viridula
Crickets Gryllotalpa spp.
Pod Borer Maruca
Leaf miner Liriomyza
trifolii (Chinese writing)
The larvae of this insect
'feed between the upper and
lower surface of the leaves mak-
ing passages as they feed. The
leaf miner is more prevalent dur-


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ing the dry season and damage
can occur from the seedling
stage right through to harvest-
Control do not control
when population is low since
yields will not be affected. Use
a recommended systemic insec-
ticide when attack is severe.
Been Beetle Cerotoma
arcuata, Diabrotica spp.
The beetle eat the leaves
causing shot holes and may also'
transmit viruses. This feeding
may occur throughout the life
of the crop, but is more damag-
ing through the crop establish-
ment period.
Control use any contact
insecticide with some residual
properties to give effective con-
Low infestation does not re-
quire chemical control, but if
bean mosaic virus appear in the
field then chemical control
should be done and the disease
plants uprooted and burnt.
Pod Borer Maruca
Young caterpillars feed on
the developing seed but as they
grow they feed freely inside the
pods. The developing caterpil-
lars may leave the original pod
and penetrate other pods before
reaching maturity. Damage pods
my shrivel and cannot be mar-
keted. Viable seeds will not be
Control Since this insect
damages the pod (used for hu-
man consumption) then care
must be taken in selecting an in-
secticide for its control. Only
spray if at the time of harvest-
ing there is no pesticide residue.
Use a recommended insecticide.
Crickets Gryllotalpa spp.
At nights crickets come to
the soil surface and cut stems of
seedlings and take them down
into their nest. Cut seedlings
may be left on the soil surface
for a day or two to wilt before
it is taken into the nest.
Cultural remove all plant
debris. The area where veg-
etables re grown should be kept
free of weeds and all crop resi-
due should be removed and
burnt. Deep plough soil and de-
stroy large clods.
Chemical use baits to
control cricket. Use a re)om-
me.nde .so I ..g. 'se

!upcay: Chroni cle July Z00



Sunhdav Chronicle July 3. 2005





Feeding the Elderly Dog

IN TVA of 19/06/2005, we
touched on the issues of diet,
but only within the confines
of the discussion on constipa-
tion in the elderly dog. We
must now have a look at some
other aspects of nutrition of
the older dog.
Actually, the scientific lit-
erature on the nutritional re-
quirements of the elderly dog
seems not to be copious, pos-
sibly for the reason given below
in the fifth paragraph. The
Merck Veterinary Mafiual (8th
Edition), which is the "bible"
for veterinarians, has categori-
cally documented that it has not
been found from available pub-
lications that elderly dogs have
greatly different nutritional re-
quirements from, say, middle-
aged dogs. Science notwithstand-
ing, I would think that.logically,
(and even common sense would
so dictate) the physical changes
in an old animal's bodN \ would
lead to special need. t,_ compen-
.;ate for the altered physiology.
Geriatric dogs iand cats
should be monitored in a pre-
\entatie health programme
that includes periodic asess-
ment of their bod:, \eight and
condition For e\ample. one
ma.y need to introduce a special
food ulth %arn ing fat and fibre
content i increased or decreasedI
in order to maintain optimal
bod %eight and condition
Adso I had mentioned in recent
T~A columns that there is a lot of
organ chluige going on m the eld-
erl, dog i not lastly chronic, degen-
eratice organ disease and malfunc-
tioni., so the earber ou detect the
s\mpionis that reflect non-health.
the earlier .our .et can make the
correct diagnosis arid therefore
place the animal under a more ef-
feci.e numinonal manaunement.
Ha, ing said all ot the aboA e.

I should mention that dog food
manufacturers do have laborato-
ries and their scientists carry out
extensive research that benefits
. not only old dogs and cats but
also puppies, and young and
middle-aged adults. I suppose,
because of the competition that
exists among the major pet food
producers, the scientists are re-
luctant to publish their serious
scientific base data. However,
the end result of their research
is to be found in the tins or bags
of pet foods on the supermar-
ket shelves.
Many of these pet food
manufacturing companies will,
in fact, have a special diet
preparation for old dogs and
cats. However; it will be your
vet, knowing the health status
and the specific organ pathol-
ogy of your elderly pet, who
will be able to advise on the
functional and special diet for
your pet.
Since I am on this'theme of

pet foods, perhaps I should
make some comments on these
products. (If I don't do it now,
I don't know when and where I
will be able to insert these
There-was a time when pet
lovers/careers in Guyana used to
feed their animals "Burgerbits".
(It seems everyone buying
commercial pet foods know that
brand). Then such an item could
not be imported saving some
foreign exchange, I'm sure.
Nowadays, every good super-
market has a section with a
choice of pet foods not only in
terms of brands, but also in
terms of the consistency of the
food soft (semi moist) or hard
Next week, we will spend
sometime explaining the differ-
ent types of food and how they
could/should be used relative to
your elderly pet.
Before I leave you to con-
tinue enjoying your long week-

"Parche"' and "Selo" having a discussion? This is an
interesting picture. By right. Parche' should be thinking only
about Selo as a food item. Yet these two live quite happily
together in the home of Mark and Tina King.

end, allow me to share with you
some figures on pet food prod-
ucts although they do not di-
rectly have any bearing on ca-
nine geriatrics. In the USA in
1995, 3.5 and 2.1 billion dollars
were spent on commercial dog
and cat foods respectively.
You imagine what that total
must be like today, with a
larger number of affluent
people and more pet food
manufacturers getting into pro-
duction and marketing.
You may now go on enjoy-
ing your Sunday and


Please implement disease preventative measures (vaccinations,
routine dewormings, monthly anti-Heartworm medication, etc)
and adopt-a-pet from the GSPCA's Animal Clinic and Shelter
at Robb Street and Orange Walk, if you have the wherewithal
to care well for the animals. Do not stray your unwanted pets,
take them to the GSPCA Clinic and Shelter instead. Also, find
out more about the Society's free spay and neutering
programme by calling 226-4237.

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