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Guyana chronicle
Portion of title:
Sunday chronicle
Place of Publication:
Georgetown Guyana
Guyana National Newspaper Ltd.,
Guyana National Newspaper Ltd.
Publication Date:
Copyright Date:
Daily[Nov. 21, 1983-]
Daily (except Monday)[ FORMER Dec. 1, 1975-Nov. 30, 1983]
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ; 45 cm.


Subjects / Keywords:
Newspapers -- Georgetown (Guyana) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
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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University of Florida
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- Prime Minister urges Sophia, Cummings

Lodge residents

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fight against homelessness
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- Prime Minister urges Sophia,

Cummings Lodge residents

PRIME Minister Samuel
Hinds yesterday visited the
Sophia, Greater Georgetown
and Cummings Lodge, East
Coast Demerara (ECD) hous-
ing schemes and urged resi-
dents to make their contribu-
tion of $10,000 to hasten the
electrification process in the
SAccording to the Govern-
ment Information Agency
(GINA), the two areas will re-

with the pace of the work.
GINA said that in keeping
with Government's commitment
to the development of various
communities countrywide, the
UAEP is being carried out si-
multaneously with massive road
The Prime Minister told
the electrical contractors to
work in tandem with the road
works contractors to avert pos-.
sible clashes since in some cases
holes have been dug to plant
electrical poles when the road
was already done.

The primary phase of the
work includes the planting df
poles and connection of pri-
mary cables and, following pay-
ment and certification, individual
connection will begin. Some 6
000 households will benefit.
Residents noted that the
infrastructural works are appre-
ciated and will significantly im-
pact their livelihood.
One grocery store propri-
etor noted that he would "now
be able to sell cold-drinks" since
he would have access to elec-

Others said that with the road
works on stream, bad weather will
no longer prevent their children
from going to school.
The UAEP targets thou-
sands of residents across the
country, but Sophia Housing
Scheme, Cummings Lodge and
Cummings Park were given first
preference because they are
among the largest and oldest
housing areas.
The UAEP, which is being
,executed at a cost of more
than US$34M, targets 50,000

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Sceive electricity shortly under
the Unserved Areas Electrifica-
tion Programme (UAEP) which
.was launched earlier this year.
'The Government is paying
S60.000 1 if the S7'i). 100 that it
co-ss it, provide electric i to
each home
while e muspecng the planting
of poles b [the CGu\ana Power
and Light Compan tiGPLi, n the
Cunrung. Lodge area the Pnrme
Minister said he as Sail tied


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this week present two films
about the unfolding identity
of African peoples from artis-
tic depictions in European
culture to the modern-day af-
termath of apartheid.
On Tuesday August 16, at
18:00 h, in 'The Image of the
Black in Western Art', African-
American actress,, playwright,
journalist and broadcaster
Bonnie Greer, presents a per-
sonal exploration of the render-
ings and interpretations of black
peoples by artists working in
Europe from the Middle Ages to
the present day, from religious
inijxe in paintings and rchi-
iecture it eighteenth centurl
English ponraiture and content-
p>:rar\ errigre artists interpret-
ing the slate hsup e\penrence
Greer. v.ho trained initill'
,i nth 1. lunnarne< ol ohe

American theatre and film,
David Mamet in Chicago and
Elia Kazan in New York, was lit-
erary manager of the Thurman
Theatre, Harlem, and the New
York Public Theatre before mov-
ing to London in 1986, where
several of her works have been
presented on stage. A published
playwright and novelist, she has
most recently been appointed a
member of the Board of the Brit-
ish Museum, and is also a mem-
ber of the board of the Royal
Opera House, and a Governor of
the London International Film
Greer was inspired to ex-
plore this subectc alter s.ecL ng a
-inking painting. 'Portani d'une
Negrcsse'i Portrail of a
Negress l S00,. I \.hih illu_-
trated the co'er of \olume 4.
Part 2 of the anr historN eners.
The Inage of the Black in \est-

The one wu'ho

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ern Art', and which image
opens the 'film. The film is a
BBC Production of 2002 and is
one hour in length.
On Thursday August 18 at
18:00 h, the gallery will show
'Red Dust', a film exploring the
painful realities of post-apart-
heid South Africa and the drama
and courage within the Truth
and Reconciliation Commission
process. American, actress Hi-
lary Swank, who recently won
a second Best Actress Oscar in
2005, plays South African law-
yer Sarah Barcant, who returns
home to represent both parlia-
mentarian Alex Mpondo who
cannot remember the detail, olf
hi torture under arreir ais a po-
iticjl actni st and hi, friend
Ste.e Sizela, %ho had disap-
peared after being anesed
The film w\ as co-produced b>
BBC Filmsh and South Afncan film
pro:du non conimparume 201i4- and
runis for I hour 50 mnunutes
The public is invited to
%iew Ihese films.

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AN ELDERLY Justice of the
Peace (JP) was killed yester-
day morning at his work
place, Lot 9 Camp and
D'Urban Streets, Werk-en-
Dead is Cephil Levius. 72.
:, Loi, 163 Non Prinel Street
Albou" i;cowun.
According to Le\ ius.' s ite.
DaU\n Ta\lor. 36. she lI ist sa-
her husband aihe V'.hen he left
home about i8 01) h to clean his
office. Site lef t tio .hopping
She said that on her kao,
home ionm the Siabroek Mar-
ket. ~he .a\\ a group of people
standing outside her husband's

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office and decided to stop and
The woman told the Sun-
day Chronicle that she walked
into the building and saw her
husband's bloodied body lying
on the floor in his office.
He had been stabbed about
the bod\ about five times.
Tal !o said people refused
to tell her what happened at the
icene but Nhe was aware-that he
usuallJ kept money in his of-
fice and immediately suspected
robber:, a the motive for the
When the Sunday
Chronicle visited the scene
yesterday, neighbours and
business proprietors were
light lipped on the incident
and claimed that they did not
know the deceased nor did
their se anything. (Michel

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for 2005, which is slightly
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cent, mainly thanks to the per-
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The combined region of
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"There is room for some
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per cent, and the Caribbean four
per cent, according to projec-
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per cent), Uruguay (6.2 per
cent), Chile (6 per cent), Peru
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per cent).
Despite the slowdown ex-
pected in the world economy, in

2005 the region has continued to
benefit from a very favourable
external scenario, featuring
growth in world GDP and inter-
national trade, rising commodity
prices and low interest rates.
The recovery in domestic
demand has been bolstered by
interest rates that are still his-
torically low and currency ap-
preciation in several countries
during the early months of
2005, which have made imports
cheaper. Thus, although
ECLAC expects a strong per-
formance from the export sec

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Despite constraints.

Significant strides made in safety,

security Civil Aviation Authority

THE Guyana Civil Aviation
Authority (GCAA) says it has
been making significant
strides in its capacity to ex-
ecute safety and security
oversight over the air trans-
port industry despite con-
Director General of the
GCCA, Chabeenanan Ramphul,
in a statement said: "Progress is
ongoing all the time despite the
fact that many constraints have
to be overcome. As a young or-
ganization, the constraints are
many and diverse ranging from
the availability of competent

human resources to training of
new staff, development of hand-
books and guidance material for
the staff in pursuit of their
functions. The authority is
bringing about a paradigm shift
and new work ethos for carry-
ing out its functions of safety
The Director General issued
the statement in response to a
release issued by the Aircraft
Owners Association of Guyana
(AOAG) in which several con-
cerns pertaining to the capacity
of GCAA to carry out its man-
date were raised.

Cops killed in

road accident

TWO separate road accidents
at Ruimzeigt and Zeeburg,
West Coast Demerara on Fri-
day have left two policemen
dead and four others injured.
Dead are Police Constables
17138 Andrew Hamid attached
to the Den Amstel Police Sta-
tion and 17543 Balkaran
Ramkubeer of Lenora Police
The police said the ranks
were proceeding west along the
southern carriage way of
Rumzeigt Public Road on a mo-
torcycle CD 7173 when motor-
car PHH 9998 owned and
driven by Yougnauth Min, 42 of
190 DeWillem, West Coast
Demerara, struck them from be-
Both cops sustained injuries
and were taken to the West
Demerara Regional Hospital
where Ramkubeer, who was
riding the motorcycle, was pro-
nounced dead on arrival.
Hamid was transferred to

the Georgetown Public Hospi-
tal Corporation where he suc-
cumbed at 04:15 h yesterday.
Yougnauth is in custody
and his vehicle lodged.
In another road accident at
Zeeburg Public Road, West
Coast Demerara about 16:05 h
Friday four policemen were se-
riously injured when a mini bus
collided with the motorcar in
which they were travelling.
Injured are Constables
Royston Callendar 18755 of the
Squad, Eve Leary, 18413
Ferguson, 14866 Lyte, and 7451
The police said motorcar
PHH 8947 driven by Callendar
was proceeding west on the
southern side of the road when
it allegedly swerved into the
path of the mini bus, BHH
5584, driven by Mohamed

a .

Alleyen Ali, 38, of 15 De
Kinderen, West Coast
The mini bus struck the
front right side centre of the
The injured ranks were
taken to the West Demerara Re-
gional Hospital for medical at-
tention. Lyte and Gravesande
were treated and sent away
while Ferguson and Callendar
were transferred to the
Georgetown Public Hospital
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He added that the oversight
capabilities of the GCAA are
constantly being audited by
bodies such as the International
Civil Aviation Organisation
(ICAO) and the Federal Avia-
tion Authority (FAA). The
GCAA is currently preparing for
an audit by the ICAO.
Ramphul said the FAA has
indicated its intention of execut-
ing an audit jointly with the Re-
gional Aviation Safety Oversight
System (RASOS) of
CARICOM next month.
"The GCAA is preparing
itself for this audit, and as such
it is not in the best interest of
this Authority not to fulfill its
oversight obligations;" Ramphul -
Rejecting the contention by
the AOAG that Flight Opera-
tions Inspector of the GCAA is
not competent, the Director
General asserted that the person
has met the essential require-
ments and has received exten-
sive training over the last two
years in the US by the FAA and
Transport Canada, which was
confirmed- by the FAA during
the recently held RASOS meet-
ing here.
Ramphul further pointed
out that a pilot can only be del-
egated as a Flight Inspections
Inspector at the GCAA if the
person has been properly

trained in the duties of an in-
"The AOAG has thus
closed all avenues of allowing its
members, the aircraft operators,
to being under safety surveil-
lance by the Authority. It must
be pointed out that two opera-
tors are working with the In-
spector without any problem.
Besides, our Inspector also
deals with foreign carriers for
ramp inspections," Ramphul
He also pointed out that
conscious of the need for an ad-
ditional Flight Operations In-
spector the GCAA advertised
the vacancy but received only
four applicants and of the two
who were found to be suitable
both declined to take up the of-
"The Authority cannot re-
linquish its responsibility for
the surveillance of the air-
craft operations. Were it not
for the negative stance taken
by the AOAG, the Authority
would be proactive to fulfill
its mandate for safety over-
sight. The Authority is dis-
tressed that the regulatory
issues between the Authority
as the regulator and the regu-
lated entity has come to such
a pass that this statement has
to be issued," Ramphul re-

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WHATEVER the nature of their quiet diplomatic initiatives
to cool tempers in their respective jurisdictions on the
freedom of Guyanese to travel to Barbados
without being frequently humiliated, or worse, denied
entry, the governments in Georgetown and Bridgetown
should consider it appropriate to issue a joint statement,
as soon as possible, for public edification.
This would be quite in accordance with the spirit and-
letter of the 2002 Guyana-Barbados bilateral agreement
that covers a range of issues for cooperation, including
fisheries and marine affairs, immigration, trade, invest-
ment and agriculture and cultural developments.
If at the time of the signing of that agreement between
the Foreign Ministers of Guyana and Barbados

during the CARICOM Summit of that year in
Georgetown, the problem of Guyanese visitors or migra-
tion to Barbados was not a vexed issue, and,
consequently, not properly identified, it is now certainly
a highly emotional and controversial affair.
The controversy reached a new level last month
when approximately 30 Guyanese, including four chil-
dren, were denied entry at Barbados' Grantley Adams
International Airport. This provoked howls of protest not
only from the affected: Guyanese but their relatives and
friends in Barbados, as well as here at home.
For their part, Barbadian nationals have been taking
to the airwaves on radio talk shows to make some very
unpleasant allegations against Guyanese arrivals and
also those legally residing in that CARICOM state.
Since sections of the region's media have been re-
porting critically on what is perceived to be an escalat-
ing anti-Guyanese sentiment, thankfully still identified
with a vocal minority in Barbados, it is incumbent on the
part of both the administrations of President Bharrat
Jagdeo and Prime Minister Owen Arthur to meet, or have
their Foreign Ministers do so, as speedily as possible.
As President Jagdeo and Prime Minister Arthur would
be aware, things have a habit of getting out of control
when not addressed appropriately and on time, particu-
larly when emotionalism is substituted for rational, ma-
tured responses.
We also share the view of some senior regional tech-
nocrats that now may be the moment when CARICOM
should have a special encounter on intra-regional mi-
gration and, more specifically, freedom of movement of

Community nationals beyond the current phased imple-
mentation of skilled nationals.
Haiti, whose population is bigger than the combined
national populations of the entire Community of English-
speaking members, plus.Suriname, has to, be taken into
consideration when such an encounter takes place on
planned migration.
This is where regional organisations'like the Carib-
bean Congress of Labour (CCL) and the Caribbean As-.
sociation of Industry and Commerce (CAfC) should dem-
onstrate active interest for a practical, holistic approach
to what remains an unresolved socio-economic/cultural
issue in our march towards the creation of a common
economic .space with freedom of capital, labour and
goods and services as essential factors.

Edilor-in-Chief: Sharief Khan
Sunday\ Editor: Michelle Nurse
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Signalling changes in

Haiti ahead of elections

E-Mamongpolticl.pisoersto e released-

By Rickey Singh

and Presidential elections in
Haiti on the horizon, possibly
in November, there are indi-
cations of significant shifts in
policies and programmes,
both in Washington and Port-
au-Prince, to improve the hu-
man rights climate in that
Caribbean nation. This
includes ending the policy of
long imprisonment without
charges and court trials of
presumed political prisoners
and advocates of violence.
Since September last year,
there have been more than 900


reported killings by armed po-
litical gangs and criminals, de-
spite the presence of a 7,000
plus UN Peace-Keeping force.
Former Haitian Prime Min-
ister, Yvon Neptune, is ex-
pected to be one of the imme-
diate beneficiaries of this un-
folding policy, with a new
United States ambassador as-
signed to Port-au-Prince, and
with increasing pressures also on
the interim regime of Prime

Minister Gerard Latortue from
the United Nations.
Arrested since last year for
alleged murder, Neptune, who
was Prime Minister under the
administration of deposed Presi-
dent Jean Bertrand Aristide,
was only charged after months
of protests at home, in the
region and internationally for
him to be placed before the
courts or be set free.
Expected to have been re-
leased at least one month ago
but still facing murder charges
for trial later, this develop-
ment is now imminent, accord-
ing to human rights and diplo-
matic sources.
A recent signifi-
cant voice for the
immediate release of
Neptune was that
-of UN special en-
voy to Haiti. Juan
Gabriel Valdes, who
last week said the
former Haitian Prime
Minister's continuing
imprisonment was a
Source of deep con-
cern for Secretary
General Kofi Annan
and the UN Security
Council itself, ac-
cording to a Reuters
Latest political
developments sug-
gests a deal that involved key
American and Haitian players
for the release of some high
profile political prisoners who
have been associated with kill-
ings and political violence under
the administrations of Aristide
as well as following the down-
fall of his government in Febru-
ary 2004 with the support of
the USA.
One of the best known of
such prisoners,

leased, is a frontline leader of
the notorious former CIA-
funded anti-Aristide
organisation, FRAPH, Louis
Jodel Chamblain, who had fled
to the USA after Aristide was

returned to power under the Bill
Clinton administration.
Critics of US policy on
Haiti and the interim regime in
Port-au-Prince, argue that it is
simply untenable to have
Chamblain freed from detention
while Neptune remains a pris-
Leading human rights
organizations like Amnesty In-
ternational! and Human Rights
Watch continue to point to the
threats to Haiti's future by
armed groups, both supporters
and opponents of Aristidc's
Lavalas Family Party.

Like another controversial,
violent anti-Aristide trouble
shooter and beneficiary of US
intelligence support, Guy
Philippe, Chamblain is not
without ambitions for high po-

litical office and there would be
close monitoring by the UN
peace-keeping forces in Haiti to
prevent influential elements like
them disrupting arrangements
for the coming elections.
While the Electoral Council
is pressing ahead, amid continu-
ing political tension and spo-
radic killings and violence, to
complete an electoral roll for the
parliamentary and presidential
elections, those who remain
pessimistic about such elections
this year, have reminded that the
local government elections origi-
nally scheduled for October,
have already been postponed.
By last week, the Electoral
Council was still below fifty
per cent of its targeted four
million eligible voters for the
elections. But the
Latortue administra-
tion is. hopefully, to
have at least more
than two million
armed with the lami- Ru
nated Identification
Card in readiness to
vote the forthcoming
parliamentary and
presidential elec-
At the close of
nominations last week, there
were some 63 parties registered
to contest the elections, among
them that of Aristide's Lavalas,
which is still reputed to be the
most popular mass-based of the
leading contenders for state
But Aristide, who remains
in exile in South Africa, will not
be in Haiti to assist Lavalas
which could face an
internal leadership problem of
its own in the choice of a presi-
dential candidate.
The moreso, according to
some Haitian human rights ac-

tivists, since the arrest on a
charge of murder of the priest
and political activist friend of
Aristide, Fr Gerard Jean-Juste.
He is accused of the kidnap
and.murder last month of the
popular Haitian journalist and
poet, Jacques Roche, a crime he
firmly denies amid conflicting
reports that he was in Miami at
the time of Roche's death.

Kidnappings for ransom
have been on the increase, a
concern for the UN peace-keep-
ing mission, the Latortue regime
and the US government which
has allocated some US$2. 5M to
assist the administration in Port-
au-Prince to expedite the pro-
cess of arbitrary detention and
lengthy imprisonment without
A clear signal that the

mately 95 per cent of the 1,300
prisoners at the national peni-
tentiary had been jailed for
months without being charged
or tried, with a similar situation
existing in other prisons in the
Human rights advocates
view Dorlean as a "breath of
fresh air" in Latortue's admin-
istration since he replaced in
June this year the controversial
Justice Minister, Bernard
Gousse, who was forced to re-
sign. Ex-Prime Minister Nep-
tune was one of the leading suf-
ferers of Gousse's concept of
administration of the criminal
justice system.
Meanwhile, in another sig-
nificant development, the US
State Department has decided
to replace Tom Foley, its ambas-
sador to Haiti, with Tim Carney,
who was America's ambassador
in Port-au-Prince during the
What perhaps makes
Carney's appointment signifi-
cant, is the fact that until his
nomination to replace Foley, he
was chairman of the Haiti De-
mocracy Project in Washington,
an organisation known for some
sharp criticisms of the George
Bush administration's policies
and strategies on Haiti.
However encouraging

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j. "-.

Latortue administration and the
US State Department might be
signing from the same hymn
sheet on ending arbitrary deten-
tion, with pro-Aristide ele-
ments and Lavalas activists be-
ing affected, came last week
when new Justice Minister
Henri Dorlean publicly de-
clared his opposition to judges
and prosecutors misusing their
powers to keep people in
prison in violation of Haitian
According to a Reuters re-
port out of Port-au-Prince,
Dorlean estimated that approxi-

the signals from the Latortue
regime and its backers in Wash-
ington, the reality is that life
for the Haitian masses remains
quite grim as the poverty-
stricken nation lurch from cri-
sis to crisis.
Indeed, the prevailing
mood, based on various
reports, point to serious
doubts that the coming elec-
tions would indeed herald a
new beginning for demo-
cratic governance and a
brake on political violence,
corruption, fear
and grinding poverty.

SUNDAY CHRONICLE August 14, 2005


WOLF Blitzer of CNN tried to

trap former United States Presi-

dent Bill Clinton during an inter-

view last week and failed.

On his new 'The Situation
Room' programme, Blitzer
baited Mr Clinton for a while
on President George W. Bush's
war in Iraq and then tried to
hook him into saying that the
war was a mistake.
Mr Clinton is, however, too
savvy a politician to be caught
napping like that and skirted the
issue. And when Blitzer point-
edly asked him whether he felt
the Bush war in Iraq was a mis-
take, the former President
bluntly told his interviewer that
he was trying to get him to
make news.
With the death toll rising
among American troops de-
ployed in Iraq and with Bush
coming under mounting pres-
sure at home to pull U.S. sol-
diers from that country, Blitzer
was clearly fishing for a good
news angle by trying to get
Clinton to denounce the war.
But Clinton was having
none of it and told Blitzer so.
Not to be outdone, Blitzer re-
sponded that he is a newsman and
it is his job to try to get the news.
Can't blame you for trying,
Wolf. Everybody else but Bush
and his sidekick British Prime
Minister Tony Blair seem to
realise that Bush declared war on
Iraq and sent troops there un-
der false pretence and getting
Clinton to come out against the
incursion would have been a
good news scoop.
That's the nature of news
people always going after a
good story and Clinton, al-
though he is no longer Presi-
dent, carries a lot of weight and
is what we in the profession call
'good copy'. Wolf sniffed a
good story when he had Clinton
on the line in the exclusive in-
terview and went after it but
the crafty Bill eluded him.
That sixth sense that's so
endemic in good journalists and
which was driving Blitzer when
he was interviewing Clinton on
the Bush war in Iraq is what
separates the men from the
boys, the pros from the
I smiled as I watched Wolf
trying to hook Clinton on a slip-
pery issue a member of the
brotherhood at work, trying to
dig and probe deeper to get be-
yond the fluff and waffle, to
peel away the husk from the
coconut and get at the cool, re-
freshing water and jelly inside.
It's a trait that's so sadly
lacking among many in the pro-
fession here Who: so',otei' sit

back and are simply prepared to
take the spin that's tossed their
way. Or are so caught up in their
own devious little fishing expe-
ditions that they cannot sepa-
rate the moss from the catch.
All's not lost, though and I
take comfort from a recent ini-
tiative that deserves much ap-
f commend the Centre for
Communication Studies of the
University of Guyana, which in
collaboration with the U.S.
Agency for International
Development's Guyana Demo-
cratic Consolidation and Con-
flict Resolution Project,
organised a two-week interna-
tional media training programme
for reporters here.
Twenty-seven reporters
graduated from the July 25-Au-
gust 5 course at which they
came face to face with crucial is-
sues of the trade, some perhaps
for the first time.
Co-ordinator of the Centre
for Communication Studies, Ms
Wanda Chesney, zeroed in on
some basics at the closing cer-
emony. .
The Guyana Chronicle on
Tuesday reported her as saying,
"In all the sessions focus was

on accuracy, balance, clarity,
standards and
professionalism.. .Forthe media
to rise above the challenges they
face today, they have to support
their operatives. Journalists
need the support of editors and
owners to stand by them in the

face of recrimination and repris-

I share Ms Chesney's hope
that the group will blaze the
trail and become "formidable
change agents who will perse-
vere and execute their duties in
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o here we go again
with another episode
of the opposition
PNCR complaining about
having no access to the
State media. For a start, that
Party is yet to define what it
means by "access." I don't
think the opposition is
speaking about coverage of
its events and positions by
the Guyana Chronicle and
NCN. Because they know
that this line would not hold.
However. I suspect that
what the PNCR Opposition
means by access is that all of its
television programmes including
Nation Watch must be aired
unedited. And also it must de-
termine what goes on NCN and
into the Guyana Chronicle.
These media entities have spo-
ken about their policies recently
and need no further elaboration.
I would just add that the pro-
fessional staff of these media
houses decide on content and
select events and issues for cov-
erage. And I make no apology
for the fact that State and Gov-
ernment-related issues and
events are given much coverage
and attention by the state me-
I hope the opposition

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sponsible editor to publish or
air libel and slander and misrep-
resentation of the facts. In man\
cases, the content of the main
opposition's programmes atnd
statements are inflammatory and

MYTH 1: The PNCR ic-
ceiv\s no coverage in the state
REALITY 1: Thiis is far
from the truth as events, prcss
conferences and media releases
are given fair coverage. There is


if aired unedited would breach
the conditions governing televi-
sion licenses and the code of
conduct of any self-respecting
media house.
But there are certain myths,
which the Opposition has been
spreading on this particular is-
sue, and these must be de-

also extensive coverage of the
PNCR's contributions in the
National Assembly. Also,
PNCR representatives are in-
vited to participate in panel dis-
cussions and make comments on
various topical issues. There
were instances when these invi-
tations were declined as in the
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organized by NCN to discuss
the Joneslown Tragedy anni-
versary. Even the Government
Information Agency prepares a
weekly feature, which includes
comments and statements by
the opposition.
MYTH- 2: The PPP receives
unlimited coverage and the
PNCR is barred from getting air-
time and space in the state me-
REALITY 2: The PPP does
not receive special coverage and
only gets normal coverage of
statements and events. Like any
other party and organization it
has to buy airtime and space in
the state media as was recently
done for the PPP's 28th Con-
gress. The PNCR is free to pur-
chase airtime and this was done
recently on NCN for coverage
of a special event to mark the
late Forbes Bumham's death an-
niversary. Also, special broad-
casts by the PNCR Leader are
aired. In fact, the PNCR since
1999 owes NCN about $2M in
outstanding payments for adver-
tisements and other broadcast
time purchased. Any private
business would have demanded
that the client clears it backlog
before doing new business, this
was not invoked by the state
media entities. Also, the Guyana
Chronicle press prints the
PNCR news organ New Na-
MYTH 3: There was an
agreement by the Government
to give equal airtime to the
REALITY 3: The May 2

2003 joint communique signed
by President Jagdco and Mr.
Corbin is clear: "'Equitable ac-
cess (based on Parliamenltary
representation) to the state-
owned media by all Parliamen-
tary Parties (as distinct from
government) would be instituted
without undue delay." This
means that the PNCR cannot
demand the same type and
amount of coverage as the Gov-
ernment. The time it gets is in
relation to the PPP, GAP-WPA
and ROAR, the other parlia-
mentary parties. That was
agreed to and signed by Mr.
Corbin. The PNCR terminated
the constructive engagement
process before an agreement was
reached on time and space-allo-
cation in the state media for po-
litical parties. Even in the ab-
sence of an agreement, the state
media do give news coverage to
opposition issues based on the
judgment of the editor-ship. It
is important to note that the
state media giving due promi-
nence to government projects
and positions is a form of pub-
lic accountability i.e. to inform
the population on how govern-
ment is spending taxpayers
MYTH 4: The Govern-
ment dominates the media
REALITY 4: There are 21
television stations in Guyana.
Only one is state-owned. There
are three daily newspapers and
two weekend newspapers.
Again, only one is state-owned.
There is a radio monopoly but

this will end once the Broadca
Bill is tahled and passed in ti
National Assembiy. (Th
PNCR objected to the draft Bi
and withdrew from talks to ac
dress its concerns.) Signifi
cantly, the vast majority of th
television stations and public
tions are either outright oppo
nents of the Administration o
do not treat the government
fairly in its programming an(
reportage. The Government, ii
some instances, does not enjo:
the right to reply at some o
these media houses, and in oth
ers, has to pay to broadcast it'
public service-typi
programmes. If there is ahy en
tity that should be screaming,
inequitable access to the medi;
it is the Government. Any ob
jective viewer or reader will con
firm this.
The media today is free
Gone are the days when thi
state controlled the news ant
information flow. Not only i:
there a proliferation of private
media houses; the introduction
of the Internet has redefined th
national media landscape.
The PNCR is stuck i
that bygone era when i
government it issued edict'
shutting out total coverage o
the opposition and civi
society groups. It is time th
opposition PNCR stole
making baseless claims foi
political reasons or t
intimidate anyone. No oni
will take it seriously witl
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- 1905

By Citizen Kampta Karran

(continued from last week)

white planters
who defended
ndentureship on the
rounds of labour
shortage, the Africans
ountered that the is-
ue was not so much
he shortage of a suit-
ble work force as it
as the need for sur-
lus labour so that the
lanters could continue
o depress wages and
ubvert the African
truggles for a living
The African opposition to
e immigrants, which eventu-
ly came to mean Indian, led to
very early contradiction be-
"een these two races. At times,
s Rodney [1981] informs us,
e African position against the
ndian became distorted. On
uch occasions the African
would adopt the white stereo-
pe of the Indian and argue that
heir group deserved more be-
ause they were more 'civilised'
han the Indian the yardsticks
f civilisationn' being the out-
vard trappings of European
clothing, language and general
eportment. At other times,
ey claimed that because they
ere here before the Indians and
because they were more cruelly
xploited their right to land and
their resources should be given
priority over that of the Indians
ho were more committed to
ndia than to Guiana. It should
e noted that by the 1880s
here was enough evidence to
demonstrate that many Indians
ad decided to make Guiana
heir homeland.

Indentureship not only al-
lowed the white planters to
have a surplus of cheap and re-
liable labour but because the
labouring population belonged
to different races an opportu-
nity was presented for them to
use the two principal races to
negate the efforts of the other
when it sought to challenge the
plantation order. Robert Moore
[1970] tells us that the Europe-
ans subscribed to the belief that
"the competing races ensured
social stability" of the plantation
system. We have seen how the
Amerindians and the Indians
were used against the Africans.
The Africans, in 1869, were
used in a similar manner. They
were recruited to quell the In-
dian protest for better wages
and working conditions. The
plantocracy refused to give in to
the Indian demands but decided
to give the African labourers the
price the Indians were asking
The editor of the pro-
planter newspaper the Colonist
rationalised the use of Africans
to suppress the legitimate aspi-
rations of the Indian labour force
and also for a permanent Afri-
can police body to engage in this
type of practice. We are told:
The necessity which existed
for the formation of a protective
force exists and will continue to
exist while the constitution of
our society remains as it is, and
while large bodies of Asiatic,
suspicious, excitable, revengeful
and of impulsive temperament
are located on our estates [see
R. Moore 1970: 242].
A new and permanent em-
ployment category was opened
up to the Africans who were re-
cruited to function at the lower
levels of the police force. This
employment gave them access
to the coercive apparatus of the
state. Thus began an institution
that was to cause much insecu-
rity among the other races that

lived in Guiana.
The Africans and some sec-
tions of the Christian church
saw indentureship as injurious
to the Africans. From the 1860s
there were those who
emphasised the relationship be-
tween Indian indentureship and
the depression in African com-
munities. Robert Moore reveals
that the Ministers of the Lon-
don Missionary Society used
their pulpits, meetings and
newspapers like Emery's Jour-
nal and the Congregational
Record to attack the monstrous
immigration scheme and '...
dwelt on the injustice of taxing
the Negroes to bring in com-
petitors to force their wages
down' ibidd.: 134].
The Indians were used not
only to depress wages but they
were also used as a replacement
labour force. Old African women
were replaced by Indian women
as cleaners of the mills ibidd.:
179]. Many planters were also
attempting to make their estates
independent of African labour
because of its seeming
unreliability. For instance the
'Negro weeding gangs had al-
most been completely replaced
by East Indian ones' ibidd.:
The defenders of African
interest sought to have In-
dian indentureship sus-
pended and in 1880 presented
a petition to the Court of
Policy to realise this end.
This petition presented the
Indians as "pampered coo-
lies", "burden to the commu-
nity", "costing more than
they gave in return" and as
"weakly East Indians" [ibid.].
However, there were those
who, by 1850, saw the Indians
as the backbone of the sugar in-
dustry and the colony. Reflect-
ing this view, Anthony Trollope
quoted a planter as saying "give
me my heart's desire in coolies
and I will make you a million

hogshead in sugar" [see
Trollope 1860: 172].
Many planters, like William
Russell, argued that the
pauperisation of the Africans
was caused by their indolence,
lack of ambition, hedonism and
poor management of property
[R. Moore op. cit.: 177]. Fur-
ther, others like Henry Mulligan
believed that the increase in
mechanisation of the sugar in-
dustry diminished the demand
for skilled artisans who were
usually Africans.
Marxist scholars like
Alexander [2000] and Jagan
[1997] advocate that economic
competition was at the heart of
racial conflict. Alexander ex-
"With the abolition of sla-
very and the importation of im-
migrant labour, it was the reali-
ties of competition between Af-
rican and Indian labourers; the
stabilising of wages by alleviat-
ing the labour shortage through
immigration; and the eventual
displacement of African labour
that led to the initial antagonism
between the Africans and the
Indians" [2000: 67].

Conflict also existed be-
tween the white planters and
the Indians labourers. On
November 15th, 1870, the pro-
planter newspaper, the Colo-
nist, carried a letter which
pointed out that "Love for the
buckra (White) does not
seem inherent in the East In-
dian". The Indian workers
were known to attack white
personnel and also to protest
against the plantocracy. On
occasions, members of the Af-
rican, Chinese and Portu-
guese communities would
rush to the rescue of the
white plantation personnel
when the representatives of
the plantocracy were at-
tacked by Indian plantation
labourers. For instance, in
1870 the Indians workers
threw the manager of Planta-
tion Vergenoegen into a
trench. Immediately, the Af-
ricans responded by beating
up the Indians.
In 1870, Governor Scott in
a dispatch reported that "the
Negroes and Chinese were vol-
untarily suppressing East Indi-
ans Riots throughout the coun-

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try" ibidd.: 247]. Occasionally,
in the newspapers of latter half
of the nineteenth century, the
Africans and to a lesser extent
the Portuguese and Chinese
were presented as the defenders
of order.
On the other hand, the In-
dians and the Chinese were also
used to police the Africans.
Robert Moore related one such
occasion that occurred on the
Christmas day of 1875. The
manager of Plantation Toevlugt
summoned a band of hakia stick
bearing Indians to control a
group of African workers with
whom the manager had a wage
dispute. The Indians drove
away the African workers but
seized their leader and locked
him up. The bodyguard was a
Chinese man armed with knives.
Throughout the
nineteenth century, race
relations in British Guiana
were conflictual. In 1869, the
Royal Gazette reported that-
African drivers were known
to assault and cheat Indian
workers. To emphasise their

Please turn to page 18

174 Waterloo Street, Georgetown
174 Waterloo Street, Georgetown
174 Waterloo Street, Georgetnwn
174 Waterloo Street, Georgetown
NBIC Linden Branch
NBIC Corriverton Branch

-'' The Receiver-Manager of Amazon
Chemicals Limited hereby invites the
ocrtoml submission of bids for the purchase of
commercial land and buildings located at
J "1 Lot 65 Adventure, Corenfyne Coast,
MA4ZfoN tA.C A ONLY. Telephone 226-0891 or 223-5017
to arrange appointment. Additional
information may be requested after
Tender forms must be uplifted from the
address below.
Interested parties must submit bids in a
sealed envelope clearly marked "Bid for
Commercial Property (Adventure)
Amazon Chemicals Limited (In
Receivership)" and addressed to:
Mr. Stephen G.N. Fraser
Amazon Chemicals Limited (In Receivership).
1"' Floor Demerara Mutual Life (Commercial Building)
63 Robb Street, Robbstown,
Georgetown, Guyana.

Closing date for submission of bids: 16:00hrs local time on FRIDAY, 2"d SEPTEMBER,2005.
The Receiver-Manager reserves the right to reject any or all of the bids .11. I vu assignment of any
reason whatsoever.
Bids not deposited on or before the date and time specified for the submission of the bids will be


4 74 Huis't Dieren, Essequibo Coast
4 Lots 86 & 87 Block 'A' Plantation Zorg, Essequibo Coast
4 110 & 116 Westfield, Essequibo Coast
4 21 & 22 Section 'C' Supply, East Bank Demerara (Land only)
S37 Section 'A' # 71 Village, Corentyne, Berbice
'0' & 'A' Cotton Tree, West Coast Berbice
STract 'B' Lonsdale Sisters Enfield Village, Berbice River
S8 Dartmouth, Essequibo Coast (Building only)
19 Public Road, Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara
4 Sub-Lot 'C' & 'D' of Lot 21 part of Queenstown, New
Amsterdam, Berbice (situated on the Western side of Princess Elizabeth

Tender closes at 14:00 h on August 26, 2005 and Tender Forms can be
uplifted at any of our NBIC locations.
Tenders must be sealed in an envelope marked "Tender For...",
and placed in the Tender Box at Water Street Branch on the
Receptionist's Desk no later than 14:00 h on August 26, 2005.
For further information please contact: Mr. Frederick Rampersaud
Telephone # 226-4091-5, Ext. 239.

The Bank reserves the right not to accept the highest
or any Tender, without assigning a reason.

A Subsidiary of Republic Bank Limited


10 SUNDAY CHRONICLE August 14; 20Q5


On ocaso of. 60hAni ersr o9ared.w rmmbrthi cnnato

By Norman Faria

ASKED if their efforts of intel-
ligence networks (the
"spies") had been instrumen-
tal in the Allied victory over
German forces in World War
II, the great Soviet master
spy in Europe, Leiba Domb
(aka Leopoli Trepper) re-
plied: "No battles and no wars
have ever been won by an in-
telligence network. They are
won by men !dying in battle.
The people who ;saved
Stalin grad (for
example) were the troops will-
ing to die among its ruins."
This month, we mark the
significant 60lh anniversary of
the end of World War II in
1945. We remember the valiant
contribution of the millions of
officers and rank and file sol-
diers from many countries who
fought or assisted in some way
to defeat German and Italian
fascism and Japanese militarism.
As detailed in the book
'Lest We Fo get: The Experi-
ences of World War II West In-

dian Ex-Service Personnel',
among these service men and
women were over 6000 volun-
teers from the then British colo-
nies in the Caribbean, in British
Guiana and British Honduras
(now Belize). Dozens gave the
ultimate sacrifice. Their names
are on war memorials in capitals
such as Georgetown.
They joined with men and
women from the Allied coun-
tries led by Britain (and other
Commonwealth countries such
as India and Canada), the then
Soviet Union and the U.S.
Militarily, these sons and
daughters of Guyana, Belize
and the English-speaking Carib-
bean islands helped smash the
fascists and militarists. They
met force with force and a dis-
ciplined organisational network..
Politically, they were defending
the basic democratic rights,
though limited, already won by
ordinary working people's
These men and
women served mainly as ground
crew with the Royal Air Force

in Britain, though some were
pilots and air crew. Some also
joined the Canadian and British
armies. The women joined the
ATS or the WAAF auxiliary
units. They came late in the war.
The book, written by
Guyana-born veteran Robert
Murray and\ published by
Hansib Publishing in the UK in
association with the
Nottingham West Indian Com-
bined Ex-Serviiemen's Associa-
tion, represent the reminis-
cences from a Selection of the
surviving veterans. That in itself
- the memories of the vets is
one of the book's attractive fea-
One of them is Ulric
Cross, whom Guyanese may
know as being apart of the
CARICOM team which con-
firmed the free and fair na-
ture of the 1992 Guyana elec-
tions. Cross, a Jamaican who
later became a lawyer, had
trained as a navigator.
Another Jamaican in the
RAF was Billy Straughan. He
would later play an active role

The Guyana National Co-operative Bank is requesting the
undernientioned persons, or any one knowing their whetleabouts, to
kindly make contact with its office situated at 77 Croal Street & Winter
Place, Stabroek, Georgetown or at telephone numbers 225-4346, 225-
6971 or225-9486, as a matter of urgency.


Molly M Johnson

Cranston Jordan

Keith Goodluck &
Juliet Ann Smith

Roydon Nedd
Bharti Chowbey
Claude Rutherford
Joseph Lewis

Hitram Singh
Ragnauth Singh
Narinedat Jugdeo
Mohan Surujpaul

Sewpaul Singh

Wycliffe Crawford
Cecil Seecoomar
Mohamed Yasin
Mohanlall Kalicharran

Balkaran & Mohanie Prasad

Rawle A. Phillips
Dhanraj Rampersaud


Danielstown, Essequibo Coast

Lot 67 Phoenix Park, North Klien,
Pouderoyen, W.B.D.

Lot 141 Fraser Road, Kara Kara, Linden

Lot 204 Sixth Street, Section L, Campbellville
Lot 208 Shell Road, Kitty
Lot 81 Lamaha Street, Alberttown
Lot 3195 Rosa Drive, South Ruimveldt Park

Lot 62 Atlantic Ville, East Coast Demerara
Lot 116 Surat Drive, Triumph, East Coast Demerara
Mora Point, Mahaicony River
Easu & Jacob, Mahaicony Creek,
East Coast Demerara
Hyde Park, Mahaicony Creek, East Coast Demerara

Lot 38 'A', Belladrum, West Coast Berbice
Lot 55 D Bush Lot, West Coast Berbice
Lot 79 Bush Lot Village, West Coast Berbice
Lot 78 Yakusari South, Black Bush Polder,
Corentyne, Berbice
Lot 150 Lesbeholden South, Black Bush Polder,
Corentyne, Berbice
Lot 76 Scottsburg, Corriverton, Berbice
Grant 1805 Crabwood Creek, Corentyne, Berbice

in the anti-colonial struggles in
the Caribbean and BG. He was
a Flying Officer and flew com-
bat missions over Europe.
There is a shortcoming
of Murray's book
which needs.looking at. It is the
way the inevitable racial ten-
sions, from the presence of
Afro-Caribbean service, people
(and those from the US forces)
in a majority white UK society,
are interpreted.
Murray quite rightly cites
examples of overt acts of racism
and racial discrimination against
the Black soldiers. But why not
give a wider view andi cite the
good things as well? !
The racial incidents oc-
curred mainly at social events,
at dances. Caribbqan and
Guyanese Black men, like their
white male comrades, went there
to seek female companionship
and sex. The women were
White. The women openly
fraternised with Black men, in
addition to the Whites, as pho-
tos at the dances readily show.
The British government
at the time didn't like it. An
advisory document to the
troops solemnly cautioned:
"White women should not as-
sociate with them".
True, sections of the
British White populace in the
early 1940s when the men
were stationed there may
have been influenced by the
ignorance and stereotyping
in the popular press.
Right wing political parties,
such as Mosley's openly fas-
cist party which had to be
banned and its leaders jailed
because of their treason, con-
tributed to tensions between
people of colour from the
colonies, including India, and

the majority White popula-
But there was also a wel-
come and understanding. The
Black servicemen were working
class folk and so were the White
women. Their interests and de-
sires were the same. Noted a
feature article in the'
relatively serious 'Sunday Tele-
graph' newspaper in the UK
(December 3, 1995 edition)
about the period: "Men of the
professional class...did not
want their wives and daughters
involved with Black men. But
the racial tolerance, openness
and decency of the common
people during the War eclipses
the prejudices of their (sic) bet-
Murray as" a historian is
also weak in another
area. Unaccountably, no White
Caribbean or Guyanese volun-
teers are portrayed or inter-
viewed. Hundreds of them, in-
cluding some East Indians,
from the Commonwealth
Caribbean and BG served in
Allied forces during the War.
Some gave their lives. This is
in addition to the sterling
contribution of troops from
India and Africa. The highest
percentage of bravery medals
in terms of nationalities were
in fact from India with the
Gurkas predominating. In fair-
ness to Murray, he may have
excluded the contribution of
White and Indian service people
in his emphasis on ground crew
personnel where the minimally
The book also lacks a gen-
eral overview, or framework, to
situate the contribution of Car-
ibbean and BG service people. It
does not portray how the
volunteers fitted in with the

wider offensive and ultimate de-
feat of fascism and militarism.
Virtually nothing is mentioned
of the mighty, contribution of
the then Soviet government and
people. As mdst serious histo-
rians write, the Red Army of
the then socialist Soviet Union
turned back Hitler's armies at
the Soviet city of Stalingrad on
the Eastern front. The Red
Army, defending the right of all
races to live in peace and pros-
perity, then drove the Germans
westwards bac~ to Berlin. With-
out such victories from the
East, it is probable that Europe
and Britain would be under Ger-
man dictatorship and puppet
regimes for many years after
World War II. All people of
colour, including Black and In-
dian people therein, would cer-
tainly have sAffered the fate of
Jews, socialists/Communists,
progressive Christians, Gypsies
(who were of East Indian de-
scent), homosexuals, and others
who did not measure up to the
fascist ideal 'f the "blond, blue
eyed Aryan!'. They were all
put into ovens or otherwise
summarily executed.
On Sunday, .August 21, it
will be great honour for me to
represent the Guyana govern-
ment and people at a Drumhead
Service at the Barbados Defence
Force Headquarters, to com-
memorate the 60th Anniversary
of the Warjs end. It is being
organised by the Barbados Le-
On the occasion of this
memorable event, let us re-
member the valued contribu-
tion of;all those who in World
War II defended peoples'
democratic achievements and
the need to continually
deepen them.

The Receiver-Manager of Amazon
Chemicals Limited hereby invites the
submission of bids for the purchase of
commercial land and buildings located at
'Lot 19 Windsor Castle, Essequibo
i Coast.
| -~ r- ONrLY Telephone 226-0891 or 223-5017
'. ." .' Ls u to, arrange appointment. Additional
Srintorniation may be requested after
-" inspection.
Tender forms must be uplifted from the
address below.
Interested parties must submit bids in a
sealed envelope clearly marked "Bid for
Commercial Property (Windsor
Castle)Amazon Chemicals Limited (In
Receivership)"' and addressed to:
Mr. Stephen G.N. Fraser
Amazon Chemicals Limited (In Receivership).
1" Floor Demerara Mutual Life (Commercial Building)
63 Robb Street, Robbstown,
Georgetown, Guyana.

Closing date for submission of bids: 16:00hrs local time on FRIDAY,2nd SEPTEMBER, 2005.
The Receiver-Manager reserves the right to reject any or all of the bids without assignment of any
reason whatsoever.
Bids not deposited on or before the date and time specified for the submission of the bids will be

cvJLUccm Vlo I 1

SUNDAY CHRONICLE Atfgust 14, 2005

Doctors on charitable

missions not heeding

TW legal obligations

AE T LEVK Guyana Medical Council charges

.,^ -. The Medical Council of
S"Copyghted Material Guyana (MCG) is complain-
opy righted material ing that medical doctors who
S- Syndicated Content come from abroad to do
charitable medical work here
Available from Commercial News Providers" are not heeding the laws gov-
W earning the practice of medi-
S* cine in Guyana.
A statement issued by the
S- Chairman of the MCG Dr. M.Y
SBacchus said that under the
Medical Practitioner's Act 1991
Section 10(d), provision is made
Sfor the registration of doctors
who come here to render volun-
Stary service.
"It is a requirement by law,
that every doctor who comes
here to offer his services must
o be registered to do so," Dr.
Bacchus stressed, pointing out
that the requirements for such
registration include notarised
-- copies of certificates and cur-
rent licence and a curriculum vi-
tae and, for subsequent visits, a
notarised copy of current li-
He added that all applica-
S tions for registration must reach
the MCG in time for its

Recent & \ lisscnoen Roads, Georgetown

With approximately, 000 visitors per month, the Guyana Zoo provides recreational
opportunities for the coastland population, at the same time offering services of
environmental education and conservation awareness to its patrons. The National
Parks Commission (NPC) invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill
the position of DEPUTY MANAGER.

The successful applicant must be appreciative of animals, their nutrition,
environmental issues and objectives of a good Zoo.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants should possess:

A Degree in Veterinary MedicinelLivestock-Management/Animal Science.

Five years experience in Animal Care.

Excellent computer/communications skills and a solid background in
managerial accounting.

Managerial or Supervisory experience in managing staff in a Zoo or Wildlife
Station will be an asset.


The NPC offers very good working conditions and a competitive package.

Interested persons are required to submit curriculum vitae, names of two referees and
their written applications not later than August 31,2005 to:

The General Manager
National Parks Commission
Thomas Road, Thomas Lands
j~ff~nf.~tsle~ u tMsrf~PW g.Y r~ff L i-'rTinyt~q^-jj ~W-T LJ- .-

monthly statutory meeting
which is held on the second
Wednesday of every month.
However, Dr. Bacchus pointed
out that MCG has entertained
applications as warranted by
Dr. Bacchus pointed out
that with respect to the recent
Guyana Watch visit, a team of
doctors came here and went to
Regions Two, Three, Four and
Six without any documentation
reaching the.MCG within ad-
equate time.
"The documents were sub-
mitted to the Council a mere
two days prior to their arrival
and it was discovered that they
were not notarised. The
organisation was accordingly in-
formed. By telephone conversa-
tion, it was agreed that if the

doctors were in possession of
their original, practice licences,
the Council would register them.
Upon arrival, this condition
could not have been met. In-
stead, we were again presented
with faxed copies of ihecreden-
tials for the doctors which were
stamped with the seal of a local
Justice of the Peace and Com-
missioner of Oaths to Affidavits
and which did not state that
they were a true copy of the
original," Dr. Bacchus stated.
He added that the team pro-
ceeded to hold clinics and treat
patients in violation of the
statutory requirements, and the
MCG views this action by the
organisation as contemptuous
and disrespectful.
"We will bring this matter
to the attention of the licensing

authority of the individual doc-
tors in the states in which they
are licenced to practice. We are
publishing this matter so that
the public is made aware that
,they were being treated by
unlicenced doctors," Dr. Bacchus
He added: "We consider it
our duty to ventilate this
matter as the state's consti-
tutional body appointed in
law to regulate the practice of
medicine. It is our belief that
many overseas-based
Guyanese and their
organizations are misguided
as, regards the operations of
rational societies. They dem-
onstrate scant regard for the
separation of powers and do
not understand that just as in
their adopted countries Min-
isters have powers separate
and distinct from statutory
Bodies. We shall bring this
matter and others in future to
the attention of the Director
of Public Prosecutions and
the Commissioner of Po-

Region #7 Cuyuni/Mazaruni
Regional Administration Office, Bartica, Essequibo River
Tel. # 455-2251, 455-2224
Fax. # 455-2272, 455-2316, 455-2232

Tenders are invited from suitably qualified contractors to undertake the following
works on behalf of the Regional Administration:

1. Construction of one (1) 60' x 16' reinforced concrete bridge, 1" Avenue,
2. Rehabilitation of 4800'x 22'of roadway, 3"Avenue,Bartica.

Tender documents can be uplifted from the Regional Accounting Unit during
normal working hours, Monday Friday, at a non-refundable sum of $2,000. each.

Tender bids must be placed in sealed envelopes and marked clearly, at the top,
left-hand corner, "Tenderfor...." and addressed to:

The Chairman
Regional Tender Board
Regional Administration Office

Bids must be placed in the tender box located in the Regional Administration
Office, FirstAvenue, Bartica, not later than 3:00PM on the 301August, 2005.

STenders will be opened immediately after closing in the Regional Administration
Office Boardroom. Tenderers or their agents may be present at the opening.

Bids without N.I.S. and Guyana Revenue Authority Compliance Certificates will
be deemed non-responsive.

Contractors please note for each submission there shall be the original and two
copies of the tender.

G.V. Misir
Regional Executive Officer



12 SUNDAY CHRONICLE August 14, 2005


i Caribbean economyexpected ...

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"Copyrighted Material

Syndicated Content

Available from Commercial News Providers"

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A i -.'-;,i.l parcel rf C. 1 :C Land (11 ,. '. :- .%.:'. one
storey four bedroom timber building ({. !.7' and -' h.r
cretiinrs sIt.iat .a: Lot 37 Fourth Avenue, P. -tic ,
r ... ... r .0o ? tL
,lixi:,-. ,1 :'i.: ;-,. i"ti, iil .jIr.i ,'.' i. 1,_ j J 2.z, situate at Lot N o.1
part of Lot lettered A, part i. th? E, of Flr- -ilv-I OI'i-lrinieie
East bank EF'r. uliL.' l; i one storey v.''. r -1, i- [.rlinar
41 sq ft) and concrete enclosure (290 sq ft),

S e l .i .-.~ii~- i land (4,100 sq f-i situate at -.i .':l.;. .*1 :-,,oi:.'
Street, North'' eld. C~G'iogei!ov.ri '.it two storey wooden
and concrete LIuilLi-1nI (2.!'i s i dl concrete friot
encl:silgcj shop and boutiLqa

Resi.,-len' lan rd i[ 84 sq ft) r.i Lot 42 %:lir.n 8, '
(first street West of d-h PA:i-lic R -.d). Gfrnt 2229, Cn r bl.n
Creek, Berb;cev witri one storey wooden .dilng i3(6i -. i ft),

Residential / commercial land (approx 25,500 sq ft) s Ii i; at
S Vz of Lot 18, Section A, Pi;i aeli r. Adventure /Airy Ha'I2
-senii Jb Coast (next to .- ol.ic Road), with two storey
vwocdi-, iJ:!kii.g I'ua flat 650 sq ft, i-bttr.r t a' 250 sq ft).

* Residential land (0.1744 acre) with 'Ir., one storey
wooden t,!iird:.j l.h..-- at Parcel 465, f'. i. XIX, No. O 'i,... .
in the Gibraltar / Fyrish 'l-ih'..ili. V.I'o Democratic Council,
Corentyne, Berbice.

* Residential land :j'ro. 4-,.'.F4 sqft) .:uj. at r'i. ci 87,
Block XVI, Good Intent, West Bank 0ne;..' r.i

Cuivt.ati;n lands situate at Parcel 728 (1.009 acre) and P,,: -
729 (0.983 acre), Block XVI, Good Intent, West Bank Demerara.

Roadside Rpei.;rlerial /Commercial land situate at Lots 5 and 6,
Lots 33 and 34 Section 'C' Bush Lot, West Coast Berbice ".;%
one storey wooden L-shaped b;!diny comprising small
curirrc-le cnr,:1isure and other erections.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2005, at 13:00 HRS
For further 'nfon.r-aion please contact
telephone numbers 227-8167/226-0718


tor in 2005, domestic demand
will probably make a significant
contribution to growth this year.
New investment opportunities
have started to appear in many
countries amidst ongoing growth
and "in a context of high external
competitiveness, current account
surplus and a primary fiscal sur-
plus," states the report.
The slow but sustained re-
covery in the wage bill, as em-
ployment and wages have both
risen, has boosted private con-
sumption. A substantial current
account surplus has also helped,
supporting a rise in domestic
demand without producing ten-
sions in the external sector, at
least in the short term.

In 2004, the regional balance
of payments current account
posted a surplus for the second.
year running, this time of
US$17.9 billion, or 0.9 per cent
of regional GDP.
Exports rose (22.8 per cent)
much more than in 2003 (8.8 per
cent), while imports did likewise
(21.7 per cent), completing the
recovery that began the previ-
ous year, after the decline in
2002. Current transfers (work-
ers' remittances) rose by US$6.4
billion (18.3 per cent).
Net foreign direct invest-
ment (FDI) rose 38.4 per cent
over low amounts posted in
2003, to reach US$43.9 billion,
while financial capital outflows
reached US$45.2 billion.
External debt accounts for 37.5
per cent of GDP for the 19 coun-
tries, an improvement over last
December's rate of 43 per cent The
region will probably post another

balance of payments current ac-
count surplus of around 0.7 per
cent of GDP in 2005, according to
trends in the early months.
The positive macroeconomic
performance posted in 2004 will al-
low a significant improvement in
countries' fiscal accounts. As 2004
closed, central governments had
achieved primary surpluses that,
using a weighted average, had
reached 2.2 per cent of GDP, up
from 1.6 per cent in 2003.
During the first five months
of 2005, the real extra-regional
exchange rate fell by 4.2 per
cent (representing appreciation
for regional currencies) over De-
cember 2004. Real appreciation
against extra-regional currencies
occurred across the board, af-
fecting South America, Central
America, the Caribbean and
In 2004, ongoing low inter-
est rates, a significant rise in the
region's national income thanks
to improved terms of trade (5.3
per cent) and the gradual in-
crease in the wage bill favoured
investment and consumption
decisions. As a result, domestic
demand rose 6.3 per cent, driven
by a rise in total consumption
(4.9 per cent), with private con-
sumption rising 5.6 per cent and
public consumption up 1.2 per
cent, and significant investment
growth. This last was the stron-
gest performer in domestic de-
mand, rising 12.2 per cent, while
gross fixed investment increased
12.7 per cent, a recovery after
several years during which this
aggregate was declining.
In Latin America and the
Caribbean, inflation in 2004
slowed and by December had
accumulated an annual rise of
7.3 per cent, down from 8.5 per

SiinEECn urrun I un Un I E

Appliction:., are invited from sulladbl quaLlifiL per: irr ti[ 1till ire f[illi'owing

., j Requirements
'' Qualifications:
Bsc Engineering Eleilri:3.'Mechanical or equi.ilent


Fnve 15i years experience at a senior levei in Fitet Managemen ,ind
Repairs and of ii'lit and heavy rveicle;

Computer Irteracy would De an asset

Accountability Objectives
Responsible for the eleciive and efficient marnagement and maintenance of1 ne
Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Cunipany s fleet l vehicles and 10 provide
adequarl and readily a,'ailaDie Iraniaporlalion for use by imre Compan','-

Degree Diploma in Hurinrn Resource'. Mlnagenienit plecial ling in
IliduSlrial Relations no equivalenI

i .

Fiv 1(5) veals working e.nenence 3a a senior level in the related held
Computer literac, would be an 3ssei

Accountability Objectives
Responsible fnr adminimering 311 Union Management Agreements .and enduring
a healthy Induslnal Relaiions r.limate prevails. trough ul the Company jl all
3Sl.ry nild rnnge benefmtl athr.ctive
ApplIca3oon should Dbe ;ddre'i.o sd ilio ti Mjnager Hunijn R'isouuCes
7.0 Croil lSire to reach 1i noi Ino.ater than Friday, Augusl 26. 2005.

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cent in December 2003. In the
first five months of 2005, the
main trends from the second se-
mester of 2004 continued.
In 2004, the region's unem-
ployment rate fell from 10.7 per
cent to 10.0 per cent. This decline
favoured 800,000 people, since ur-
ban unemployment fell from 19.4
million to 18.6 million. The decline
in unemployment reflected the rise
in regional employment rates, from
52.2 per cent to 52.8 per cent of
the working age population. Most
new jobs were in the wage-paying
sector and in many countries for-
mal employment rose.

Evaluating Economic
Conditions in the Region
According to ECLAC, the cur-
rent rising phase reveals some char-
acteristics that point to differences
from the past and that could influ-
ence future trends in the economies
of LatinAmerica and the Caribbean.
Reasons for some optimism in-
clude long-term trends in interna-
tional trade, which are favourably
influencing the terms of trade, the
accumulation of international re-
serves, improvements in external
debt indicators, and stronger fiscal
Nonetheless, some risks
persist, including the possibility
of a traumatic correction to some
existing imbalances in the inter-
national economy and the dan-
ger of.a protectionist backlash,
the costs of simultaneously
monitoring foreign exchange
and monetary targets, and the
high income elasticity of im-
ports. As a result and to main-
tain and increase growth rates
and thereby improve labour and
social indicators, the region
must improve signals for stimu-
lating saving and investment.

SUNDAY CHRONICiLEAugust 14, 2005 ..13

Private entities must join fight

against homelessness

TCL official

HE Chichester
family of Parfait
Harmonie, West
Bank Demerara on
Thursday last received
the key to a new home,
through a joint Habitat

for Humanity and TCL
Group initiative.
Speaking at the dedication
ceremony, Manager, Investor
Relations and Corporate Com-
munications of the TCL Group
Mr. Alan Noble said that

homelessness in the Caribbean
can be eradicated if private en-
terprises join the fight.
He said that regional gov-
ernments' continued efforts to
develop and implement strate-
gic measures to deal with the

socio economic dilemma will be
enhanced with the input of pri-
vate entities.
In October, 2004, the TCL
Group launched its partnership
with the non governmental
organisation, Habitat for Hu-
manity Guyana.
An agreement was made for
the cement company to supply
more than 2 000 bags of TCL
cement for the construction of
17 homes throughout Habitat's
self-help housing centres during
the 2004/2005 Habitat year.
Thursday's ceremony
marked the "manifestation of
our investment" Mr. Nobie told
the gathering.
He said that the Group is
excited by the creative concept
and long term benefits of the

project since it not only deliv-
ers tangible structures but gives
participants a greater apprecia-
tion of self and community.
According to Nobie, the re-
lationship with Habitat gives
the inner satisfaction of know-
ing that they are making a mean-
ingful contribution towards the
eradication of homelessness in
the region.
He further added that the
TCL Group is very committed
to the philosophy 'One Carib-
bean... One Company'.
"We believe that as a Car-
ibbean company, it is our re-
sponsibility to foster and en-
hance the real wealth of our re-
gion to be found in the devel-
opment of our people", Nobie

The TCL Group has been
supplying cement for construc-
tion in Guyana for some 1'6
years and is currently in the
process of establishing a
US$6M bagging facility.
He said that the investment
in Guyana fits perfectly with
its mission to help regional na-
tions prosper and grow stron-
ger through the partnership be-
tween government and private
Also present at the cer-
emony were Mr. Shaik
Baksh, Minister of Housing
and Water, Mrs. Sheila
George, Chairperson of Habi-
tat For Humanity Guyana
and Mrs. Jennifer Massiah,
National Coordinator of
Habitat for Humanity.

SHIRLENE Chichester opens the door to her new home. Behind her on the right is Minister
Shaik Baksh who handed over the keys to the home. Next to him is Mr. Alan Nobie,
Manager, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, TCL Group. Third from left is
HFHG Chairperson Sheila George with two of Chichester's six children.



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2 Myrna Jay Lot 23 First Avenue Bartica
3 Dean Stephen Bartica Arcade
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5 Prime Point (Pamela Mc Gregor) Lot 24 First Avenue Bartica
6 Chee Kee Lot 38 First Avenue Bartica
7 Shawn Hopkinson Lot 9 First Avenue Bartica
8 Shabbir Ali Lot 52 First Avenue Bartica
9 Zen's Plaza Lot 43 Second Avenue Bartica
10 Clarence Belle Bartica Arcade
11 Mark Sanassie Fourth Avenue Bartica
12 M J's Supermarket (Margaret Jordan) Lot 46 First Avenue Bartica
13 Parmanand Ramlagan Lot 76 Third Avenue Bartica
14 Stannie Huggins 4 Miles Potaro Road
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18 Roger Ferreira Lot 2 Sixth Avenue Bartica
19 Seon's Bar Lot 19 Second Avenue Bartica
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26 Rewantie Prince Lot 41 First Avenue Bartica
27 Upper Level Restaurant Lot 42 First Avenue Bartica
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Lot (i) Building works Mon Repos Market

(a) Extension of existing roofs.
(b) Raise the existing reinforce concrete (RC) floor.
(c) Fencing.

Lot (ii) Road Works

(a) Construction of reinforce concrete (RC) drain.
(b) Construct parking facilities.
(c) Construct tarmac areas.
(d) Land filling.

2. The Tender Documents can be uplifted from the Works Services Group, Ministry of Public
Works and Communications, Fort Street, Kingston, Georgetown, from 5th August, 2005 upon
payment of a deposit (non-refundable) of $3,000 (three thousand dollars) for each document
in favor of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Works and Communications.

3. Each completed Tender Documents should be placed in separate sealed envelopes with the
name of the project marked on the outside and addressed to:

The Chairman
National Board of Procurement and Tender Administration
Ministry of Finance
Main and Urquart Street,

and should be deposited in the Ministry of Finance, NBPTA Tender, Kingston, Georgetown,
before 9:00 a.m. on 23 rd August, 2005.

4. Tenders will be opened at, 9:00 a.m. on 23 rd August, 2005 in the presence of tenderers who
may wish to be present.

5. The Ministry reserves the right to accept or reject any tender, and to annul the bidding process
and reject all tenders, at any time prior to the award of the Contract, without thereby incurring
any liability to the affected tenderer or tenderers or any obligation to inform the affected
tenderer or tenderers of the grounds for the Employer's action.

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The Organisation Committee of the Myriad Singers in Concert events held
on August 7th and 8th last wishes to thank the many patrons who
attended these fundraising concerts in aid of the restoration of the
St. George's Cathedral pipe organ.
The committee also publicly acknowledges the generosity of the following
sponsors and supporters:

King Solomon's Enterprise
The Staff of the Main Street Plaza Hotel
Guyana Telephone & Telegraph Company
Banks-DIH (Coca Cola)
King's Jewellery World
Guyenterprise Advertising Agency
Le Meridien Pegasus
The National Library
YMCA (Thomas Lands)
National Communication Network
Frandec Travel Service
Swansea Telecommunication Inc.
Maurice Solomon & Co.
Hand-in-Hand Trust Corp.
Caribbean Chemicals Guyana Ltd.
Eureka Lab
Ram & McRae Chartered Accountants
Deloitte & Touche Chartered Accountants
Hand-in-Hand Mutual Insurance Co.
Waterchris Hotel
Rotary Club Georgetown Central
Evergreen Tours Ltd

John Femandes Ltd
Nigel's Supermarket
Woon-a-Tai's Shell Bel Air
Ansa McAI Ltd
L.A. Atherly & Co.
Sol (Guyana) Ltd
Associated Industries Ltd
Singer Guyana Inc.,
National Milling Co.,
Guyana Oil Company Ltd
N & S Mattai & Co.,
Paul Griffith
Staff Of the Caricom Secretariat
Electra Credit Union
Black Jewel Co.
Farfan & Mendes Ltd.
Muneshwar Ltd
Guyana National Newspapers Ltd.
Parkside Steel Orchestra
West demerora Estates
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ITEMS worth $88,000 were handed over to
Joshua House last Wednesday.
The money represented the proceeds from a fund-raising
event held by local designer, Sonia Noel, of Mariska's Fashion
on July 31. The funds were used to purchase bed sheets, tow-
els and other items for the 65 children living at Joshua House.
The fundraising event Sonia Noel's 'Earth, Wind
and Fire' Collection which featured over 80 unique designs
for men, women and children was held at the residence of
World Bank representative in Guyana, Ms. Lucia Hanmer.

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Latin America and the Carib-
bean (LAC) are among five re-
gions that are said to be close
to universal primary school
enrolment, with a 96 per cent
net enrolment for the joint
region in 2001/2002 as com-
pared to 86 per cent in 1990/
This is according to the most
recent statistics compiled by the
United Nations on the achieve-
ment of the Millenhium Develop-
ment Goals, a set of eight time-
bound targets designed by a
United Nations summit of world

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leaders five years ago to reduce
extreme poverty and other forms
of deprivation by 2015.
The Millennium Develop-
ment Goals Report 2005, an in-
terim survey launched recently
by UN Secretary-General Kofi
Annan, attests that in the area

of Goal 2 of the MDGs
(Achieve universal primary edu-
cation), ..."the greatest
progress in primary school
completion has been made in
Latin America and the Caribbean
and South-East Asia, where
over 90 percent of children reach

the final grade."
The report also notes that
in terms of Goal No.3 (Promote
Gender equality and empower
women) in the regions of Latin
America and the Caribbean and
Eastern and South-Eastern Asia,
girls are more likely than boys

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to remain in school. In second-
ary enrollment the LAC region
also went against the norm for
the rest of the world, with more
girls than boys being enrolled.
Women in the LAC region also
compare favourably to those in
the developed world, with 44
per cent having access to non-
agricultural wage employment,
as compared to 46 per cent in
the developed world.
While there is no region of
the world where women have
achieved parity in terms of their
share of parliamentary seats,
Latin America and the Caribbean
still outpaces most other regions
with a 19 per cent representation
as compared to 21 per cent for
the developed world and 16 per
cent for the world as a whole.
In the ared of Goal No.1
(Eradicate extreme poverty and
hunger), statistics for 2001 sug-
gest that 9.5 per cent of the
population of the region is liv-
ing on less than US$1 per day,
as compared to 11.3 percent in
1990, while 10 per cent suffer
from chronic hunger and seven
per cent of children under age
five are underweight (suffering
from malnutrition, infectious
diseases or lack of care). With
poverty and child mortality be-
ing closely linked, the statistics
show that for Goal 4 (Reduce
child mortality), in LAC in 2003
there were 32 deaths per 1000
live births in children under five.
The region was identified as
one of only three that main-
tained a rapid pace in terms of
reducing child mortality.
LAC also compares



Caribbean makes strides towards

Universal Primary Education


favourably in it ,. irk on Goal
5 (Improve maternal health) with
86 per cent of deliveries.attended
by skilled professionals, said to
be one of several .factors neces-
sary for lowering maternal mor-
tality. However, in terms. of the
-ii.iiernal niorn dlit,i rjtio. tie re-
Lilon reLcidered 190 dejathl. for e. -
cr, I1.0,0111 I birth, in 200X in
compared to 55 for Edtern .A-,
and 14for the de'. eloped \ofrld
Goal6 ICoinb.a HI\ XIEDS
malaria and other diseases) con-
tinues to be a challenge for hlie
region with 0 "2 per cent ot
adults 15-49 recorded .,1 HI\
positive in 2004 as compared to
0.30 in 1990: The region is
Sra-nked second onl, t1o ihe Conm-
mnonv.ealth of Independent
States (CIS) oft Europe. which
reciiiercd .1 pre alence of 1.2
per cenr in 2004, In the.Carib-
bean more than 40 per cent of
adults 15-49 living with HIV are
women, second only to the 57
per cent in Sub-SaharanAfrica.
For Goal 7 (Ensure envi-
ronmental sustainability) the
region also faces many chal-
lenges. While it is faring bet-
ter than many African and
Asian countries, Ihe propor-
lion of land area covered by.
forests has fallen from 50 per.
cent in 1990 to 48 per cent in
2000. Ho% e er, Latin America
and the Caribbean is assessed
to have increased its propor-
tion of total territorial areas
protected (both land and ma-
rine)'from 15.9 per cent in
1990 to 17.8 per, cent in 2004
and has increased the propor-
tion of .the population using
improved sources of drinking
water from 83 to 89 per cent.
Urbanisation will also prove to
be a growing problem for the,
region as 76 per cent, of its
population is said to be living
in urban: areas the highest
in the world.

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U NITED Nations Secretary General, Mr. Kofi Annan, has called on
youths to make their voices heard in the fight against poverty, and
work together to achieve the UN Millennium Developments Goals.
In a message to mark World Youth Day observed Friday, Mr. Annan pointed to the millions of
young people living in poverty.
"I know you will not accept a world where others die of hunger, remain illiterate and lack human
dignity," Annan said.

The full text of the message reads:
"Today, there are almost three billion people in the world under the age of 25. More than half a
billion of them live on less than two dollars a day. More than 100 million school-aged children are
not in school. Every day, almost 30,000 children die of poverty. And 7,000 young people become
infected with HIV/AIDS.
All that can be changed, if we work together to meet the Millennium Development Goals.
The Goals were adopted five years ago by all the world's Governments as a blueprint for build-
ing a better world in the 21st century. They represent a partnership.
Poor countries have pledged to govern better, and invest in their own people through health care
and education.
Rich countries have pledged to support them, through aid, debt relief, and fairer trade.
Next month, Heads of State and Government will meet at the United Nations for the 2005 World
Summit expected to be one of the largest gatherings of leaders ever. I believe we will have a once-
in-a-generation opportunity to address some of the most pressing challenges of our era.
Leaders need to be reminded of their promise to translate the Millennium Development Goals
into reality. That is where young people like you come in. Your voices can hold leaders to those
pledges- at the 2005 Summit and beyond.
I know you will not accept a world where others die of hunger, remain illiterate and lack human
So please make sure your voices are heard. Make sure your generation is the one to
defeat poverty."


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Guyanese youth
are currently in
Caracas, Venezuela at
the World Festival of
Youth. The Guyanese
are among 25 000
youths from 140 coun-
tries participating in the

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T 41I STUDENTS of the School of Nations Cambridge Uni-
versity received an overall pass rate of 71 per cent in
the Advanced Subsidiary (AS) and Advanced Level (AL)
According to a release from Director of School of Na-
tions, Dr. Brian O'Toole, 75 students sat a total of 212
Sl examinations with 100 per cent pass rate being obtained in
-- -- i i General Paper, English, Literature AS and AL, History AL,
Psychology AL, Business AL, Economics AL and Math-
ematics AL, the students received 100 per cent pass rate.
A total of 20 per cent of all the examinations written
was awarded either grade 'A' or 'B'.
Some of the outstanding students were Salima Bacchus
Hinds with grade A'sin English, General Paper, Psychol-
ogy and Sociology; and Kiran Mattai with Grade A's in Law,
Sociology and Psychology and a Grade 'B' in Literature.
Sonya Hutson secured Grade 'B'passes in Law, His-
tory, Literature and Psychology, Sharissa Barrow
gained a Grade A in General, 'B's in Chemistry and
Mathematics and a 'C' in Physics, Natsha Vieira se-
cured two A's in Law and Psychology and a 'C' in Soci-
ology, Bobby Katwaroo gained 'B's in Law and Econom-
ics and a 'C' in Business, Sakia Ooditt secured 'B's in
English and General, Nikita Boston secqFedA,B,C in
General paper. Biology and Mathematics respectively.
Ashmin John gained 'B's in Law and Literature and
Thalia Chand secured an 'A' in General paper and C's
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authority, African policemen te Indians ielt mata te Afrl- cans, in mte nineteenm century,
would bully the Indians. cans were jealous of their suc- never benefited from such assis-
Henry Kirke found that cess. One would have thought tance. Probably race played an
"black people as a rule bully that the Indians could have been important role in the discrimi-
the unfortunate Coolies more sympathetic to the Afri- natory manner in which favours
(read Indians) when they can claims of victimisation by and resources were distributed.
have the advantage" [Kirke the plantocracy because many. Phenotypically, the Chinese
1898: 262]. of them would have had first- skin colour approached the
On most occasions, racial hand experience of the way the white pigmentation of the Eu-
interest over-rode class interest landlords in India frustrated ropeans. Further, their hair was
of the working people in the their best efforts. But this was straight and not kinky like that
nineteenth century. The Immi- not to be. of the Africans. This was prob-
gration Agent General T. G. We have seen that the Chi- ably another physical marker in
Daly found that the unity among nese came into conflict with the their favour.
the working classes was under- Indians when they joined'with The beginning of the
mined by racial antagonisms. the Africans and Portuguese to twentieth century saw the in-
Although the planters exploited quell Indian protests against the tensification of the struggles
the racial differences between plantocracy. Similarly, we have of the African working
the Africans and the Indians, seen that the Chinese came into classes for better conditions
their contradiction did not, in conflict with the Africans when of work and for living wages.
the nineteenth century, lead to they collaborated with the Indi- It also saw the rise of the Af-
the large-scale communal vio- ans to suppress African pro- rican and Mulatto- middle
lence like those between the Af- tests. However, the African- classes. They began to signal
ricans and the Portuguese. How- Chinese conflict had another di- their intention for wider po-
ever, their confrontations during mension. The attempts of Chi- litical responsibility. The as-
the 19th Century were impor- nese men to secure African pirations of these two groups
tant and must not be dismissed spouses were a source of open were exemplified in what
because they were to set the contention between these two Rodney referred to as the
stage for what was to come. racial groups. According to Daly, 1905 riots [Rodney 1981: 190-
The European stereotypes "The Chinese brought few 216].
of the Africans provided the In- women with them and in their The African working people
dians with certain negative as- attempts to get African wives and some representatives from
sumptions of that race. The they clashed with African men" the African and Mulatto middle
most common of these stereo- [Daly 1974: 149]. classes of Georgetown took to
types were that the Africans I-,. hI must be noted that like the streets of'the capital city
were lazy, hedonistic and pro- fa Portuguese, the Chinese re-between November 30th and
miscuous [see Rodney 1981: ved help from the European Deceinbe;' 2nd, 1905. The'
Chap. 7]. Their vio ce against I 61ngliass in terms of their -d .olrkeis went on strike for-
the Portuguese plad. them in,. reurial and prdfession* 'er-wag es. Domestic and
tlh eyes of the Indi as a vio- eaurs and also for, their other "'W kers of African
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ancestry came out in solidarity.
'The crowds in the street
comprised dock workers,
bakers, artisans, clerks,
housewives and the' lumpen
who were generally referred to
as 'centipedes'. The street
demonstrators even included
some respectable middle class
citizens' ibidd.: 201].
Pawnbrokery, jewellery and
other businesses were looted
and members .of the ruling
classes were beaten and/or
terrorised. For instance the
Governor, the Hon. Hodgson,
was terrorised in his office.
African workers walked off
their sugar estate jobs on the
east and west banks of the
Demerara River and Indian
workers were encouraged, often
by force, to stay away from
African women played a
prominent role in the city dem-
onstrations. Forty-one (41) of
the one hundred and five (105)
persons convicted by the
Georgetown Magistrate Court
were females. "By implication"
Rodney tells us "at least one in
every three 'rioters' was a
woman" ibidd.: 205]. On De-
cember 2nd, 1905, they
physically assaulted other
working class women who
were carrying a prepared meal
to the police. They committed
this act at the very entrance of
the police station. Rodne.
eulogised their efforts "The\
were backing their men, and
they were fighting for them-
selves and the reproduction of
their families as they had done
before in 1889 when they at-
.tacked Portuguese retailers'
ibidd.: 207]. He did not see the
need to criticise their violence
against other working class
women who were struggling to
make a living in a hostile eco-
nomic environment. Further, it
would appear that he condoned

their violence against the Portu-
guese. Perhaps, working within
the Marxist framework, he saw
these actions as revolutionary
but this does not diminish their
inhumane nature.
The middle class African
and Mulatto men who were re-
cruited in the Militia refused the
call to arms to defend the city
and to restore law and order.
Many joined the African work-
ing classes in the streets, repre-
sented them in the courts, spoke
on their behalf to the governor
and championed their cause in
the local newspapers especially
in the Creole which was run by
the Hon. Patrick Dargan who
was a lawyer of African and
European parentage.
SThe vigilante forces that
sought to keep the peace were
European men mounted on
horseback. They were socially
and racially distinct from those
who were demonstrating in the
streets. The 1905 riots took on
a racial character. It was the Eu-
ropeans (ruling minority) and
the Portuguese business people-
versus the.Africans and Mulat-
toes, the ruled and aspiring rul-
The African and Milatto
middle classes were never
comfortable with the African
lower classes and often used
them as instruments to en-
*.-hance their own interests or
as scapegoats to bear the bur-
den of their misconduct. The
African and Mulatto middle
classes sought to distance
themselves from the violence
and disorder. For example, A.
A. Thorne denounced the
looting, stoning and other
forms of violence as the work
of the 'Rabble' and the 'Cen-
tipedes'. According to Rodney,
this form of disassociation
was due to 'the stilted moral-
ity of the middle class and
partly from the official need

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i Guyana Lottery/ GKRS/BiII Express Cell Phone
Beck's Trading Enterprise 4 Scooters K. Gobin -. 24 Oleander Gardens, E.C.D
Rhonda Bobb Victoria Village, E.C.D idle
*Audrey Giddings 9 Young & Wellington CIl Pm e
Wireless Connections Cordless Phone
Streets, Den Amstel R. Parb
*.F. Show 63Dennis St., Campbellville RCa P orb WB
* Joseph Amos- 49 Hadfield St., Canal #2 Polder, W.B.D.
Werk-en-Rust I F ad IUmnr

Camara/Cmlrcrde Call P hone

GKRS/Bill Express-
Camera/Camcorder Cell phone
*Thea Rodney 2085 William Stad, Rd.,
Festival City.
EVE Plwepr
Wireless Connections DVD Player
Romeo Ramctarran 185 Maraj Building,
COarlotte St. Georgetown.

Nigel's Supermarket $5000 Food Voucher
* R. Thakooram 1036 Diamond New,
Scheme, E.B.D
* Clement Reid 33 Good Fortune, W.B.D
'2nd .' .AV will be
on October 31, 2005
S3rdGf Cj.':; DRAW will be
on December 31,2005

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Caledonia Good Success Neighbourhood Democratic Council invites tenders to undertake
the following:

1. Desilt Good Success North/South trench.

2. Truckaway excavated material.

Tender Documents can be obtained from the NDC Office, Craig, at a non-refundable fee of
($2 000) two thousand dollars during normal working hours.

Tenders must be accompanied by valid Certificate from the N.I.S. and Compliance from the
Guyana Revenue Authority.

Tenders must be submitted in a plain envelope bearing no identity of the Tender and
addressed to:-

The Chairman
Regional Tender Board
Region No.4
Paradise -
East Coast Demerara

and deposited in the Tender Box'at the Regional Office, Paradise.

Tenders close on August 17, 2005 at 09:00 hrs. Tenderers or their Representatives may be
present at the opening.of Tenders on the date and time mentioned.

Wellesley Davis . ..

to find a scapegoat' ibidd.:
The African and Mulatto
middle class professionals,
while not the leaders of the
1905.riots, used the occasion to
demonstrate two things. Firstly,
that the ruling white elite needed
their help to govern
SGeorgetown. Secondly, they
were willing to represent the in-
terest of the African working
class. They were in.effect stak-
ing their claim for greater re-
sponsibility in the administra-
tion of the country.
The African working
classes had demonstrated that
they had the power to disrupt
the peaceful administration
of the city and that they were
willing to employ this disrup-
tive power. They had also
demonstrated their willing-
ness to. work along with the
African- and Mulatto middle
classes so as to advance their
mutual interests.
The plantocracy and
.colonial administrators realized
that, for the maiiitenance of law
and order and for their own
safety, they had to make
concessions to these claims.
One example of this during the
1905 riots was the willingness
of the Portuguese firm, JP
Santos, to negotiate with African
workers and to arrive at a
package that was satisfactory
to both sides.
The Indians were not ac-
tively involved in the 1905 ri-
ots. However, governor
Hodgson feared that they too
Should make claims for better
working conditions and wage
increases so he pursued a
strategy that stopped the
strike from combining across
racial lines. No doubt the
mutual suspicion of the Afri-
cans and Indians facilitated
Hodgson's strategy. (To be

SUNDAY CHRONICLE August 14; 2005 19




The Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation
(CJIAC) is seeking to recruit suitably qualified persons to
fill the following vacancies:


Key Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Commercial and Administrative
Manager, the Senior Accountant serves as a principal
assistant with financial support function of the (CJIAC).

The incumbent will:

- Prepare financial data for budget estimate and financial
planning by maintaining computerized
accounting/financial records.
Maintain financial records in accordance with acceptable
accounting practices.
Assist in the maintenance of the Corporation's
accounting system
SMaintain liaison with banks and financial institutions.
Review and evaluate work of subordinates under direct
SPrepare correspondence on financial matters

Qualifications and Experience
A professional with qualifications at the level of a
Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy or its equivalent
Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience
Excellent interpersonal communication(verbal and
written) and problem solving skills
Must be proficient in the use of computer software
(Microsoft Office)
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
SKnowledge of ACCPAC will be an asset


Key Responsibilities

SEnsures the designs and repairs of all
Electrical/Mechanical installations and equipment are in
accordance witn standard specifications,
* Preparation of maintenance programmes and schedules.
SConduct regular inspection/audit of all electncal
* Ensure all Industrial standards are met, kept and
* Inspection of completed jobs and conduct test runs to
ensure efficiency.

Qualifications and Experience

* Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical
Engineering or its equivalent;
* At least fie (5) years proven experience in the Electrical
Field, with a Mechanical background, experience at a
supervisory level will be an asset;
* Must be computer literate
SMust have excellent interpersonal communications skills
(verbal and written)


Key Responsibilities

. Site Inspection and Project Control
N Analytical and Progress report wanting
* Provide support to the Engineenng and Maintenance
* Preparation of Scope of Works

Qualifications and Experience

* A professional person with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil or
Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent along with two
'2) years post graduate experience
SHTD, Civil Engineering and five (5) years experience in
the related field
SMust be computer literate; knowledge in AutoCAD and
Project Management will be an asset.

SExperience at a supervisory level will be an asset;
SMust have excellent interpersonal communications skills
(verbal and written)


Key Responsibilities

Provide valuable assistance to the Divisional Manager
Responsible for all clerical and secretarial functions of
the office

Qualifications and Experience

* Administrative Professional Secretary's Certificate or five
(5) passes, including Mathematics and English at the
GCE/CXC O'Level at the General Proficiency
A typing speed of a minimum of 50 words per minute.
SMinimum of three (3) years in a Secretarial I
Administrative position.
Must be proficient in the use of the computer. (Microsoft
SMust have excellent interpersonal communications skills -
(verbal and written)
Must be reliable, trustworthy and confidential.
SShorthand can be an asset.


Key Responsibilities

* Record keeping of the day to day transactions as
deemed necessary by the respective Division;
Assist in the preparation of all reports and filing of
Assist the divisional Supervisor in responding to queries-
and operational request in a timely manner

Qualifications and Experience

* Five (5) GCE I CXC passes inclusive of English
Language and Mathematics
= Must be Computer literate
SRelevant experience in a similar field will be an asset


Key Responsibilities

Provides support to Management through the
maintenance of various operating systems within the
* Conduct regular inspection of all equipment and
machinery to ensure operating efficiency

Qualifications and Experience

* Four (4) GCE / CXC or any other accredited qualification
SKnowledge of Field and Workshops environment.
including painting, masonry, carpentry, joinery will be an
* Minimum of two (2) years working experience


Key Responsibilities

* Advise the Commercial & Administration Manager on
personnel related matters
* Must be able to coordinate the Human Resources
functions and staff training within the Corporation
* Must have knowledge in recruitment, compensation and
processing of employee's benefit

Qualifications and Experience

" A first degree in Social Sciences, Administration or its
" At. least five (5) years post-degree experience as a
Personnel or HR practitioner in an established
* Specialized training in HR management, personnel
management, labour relations or such relevant areas
S. --..-------

* Must be proficient in the use of the computer. (Microsoft
Must have excellent interpersonal communications skills
(verbal and written)


Key Responsibilities

Identify the Training Needs of the Corporation
Design and Plan Training Programs
Assist the various Departments with their Training

Qualifications and Experience

A first Degree in Social Sciences, Management or its
Must have three (3) years post graduate experience in a
similar field.
Good interpersonal and social skills.
SMust be proficient in the use of the computer. (Microsoft


Must have a valid drivers' license
A minimum of five (5) years driving experience
Basic knowledge of mechanical engines Oan be an asset
Must be willing to work shift
SSound Secondary education
Good interpersonal relations


Key Responsibilities

S Assist in work projects around the Airport
Assist with the general stores activities
Assist with the necessary cleaning where practical

Qualifications and Experience

Sound primary education
Good interpersonal relations


Key Responsibilities

Assist the Electrical Foreman in the maintenance of
electrical facilities at the Airport
Conduct daily checks of buildings to ensure all electrical
points, switches, lights etc. are in good working condition

Qualifications and Experience

* Minimum of four (4) GCE/CXC General Proficiency or
City and Guilds in Electrical Installation
* Practical experience in Power Generation will be an
* Must have a minimum of two (2) years experience in a
similar environment
* Good interpersonal relations


* A competitive compensation package will be offered
* Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae
should be sent to:

Chief Executive Officer (Ag)
Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation
East Bank Demerara

The deadline for receipt of applications is 15:00hrs (3pm) on
Friday, August 26,2005.

The position for which you are applying should be clearly
labeled on the top left-hand comer of the envelope.


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We invite you to sign up for five days
of classes as follows:

1. Human Nature & the Life of the Soul
2. The Power of Prayer
3. God & His Manifestations
4. The Life of Baha'u'llah
5. Unity in the Baha'i Community

Dates: 22-26 August 2005
Place: Baha'i National Centre
Time: 5:00 6:30 pm
220 Charlotte Street, Bourda

Contact persons:
Lana 226-5952 (0)
Bernice 218-1811 (H)
J\ cost for registration



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across which drinks or 5.
refreshments are served.
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mammal. 7.
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5 Awrestling of boxing match. area of(a place).
9. An emtliemaiic de:gnr 25. Village on the Corentyne
adopted by an organization Coast in Guyana.
to identify its products. 26. Europpean Community(Abbr.). I
10. "By faith being warned 28. Pointonthecompass.
of God of things not seen as 30. An African plant of the iris
yet, moved with fear, family which is grown for its
prepared an ark to the saving showy flowers but is toxic to
of his house; by the which he livestock.
condemned the world and 31. Pride goes before a fall, but I
became heir of the always wonder whether a
righteousness which is by sprained comes after a
faith". Heb.11:7. fall.
12 Tourist Trophy (Abbr.).
13. Sir(Abbr.), ;DOWN:
14. Kinetic Energy (Abbr.). 1. Smooth,
15. Symbol for the chemical 2. Symbol forthechemical
elementtellurium. element cobalt.
16. Feminine name. 3. There is statistical evidence
17. The background of that excess consumption
Guyana's National Flag (more than 3 per week) is
symbolizes the country's associated with cancers of
agriculture and forested breast, stomach, lung,
nature. pancreas, colon and ovaries.

Official Solution
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The Official Solution of last Friday's Back To
School "Must Be- Won" Chronicle
Crossword competition is now presented to
you. Congratulations to all prize winners,
especially Ms. Marilyn Bourne of 74,
Railway line Kitty, Georgetown, a regular
player, who submitted a 'two errors' entry to
capture the $50,000.00 prize.

The following players will receive incentive
prizes of the respective 40+ and 80+ entries
categories: Mr. J.R. Lord of McDoom, EBD;
Mr. C. Farinha of High Dam, ECD; Shiraz
Mohamed of 201 Barr St. Kitty; Mr. R. Samai
of Cane Grove ECD; Mr. Rasheed Khan of 8
Verg, EBE; Mr. P. Ramsami of 10C Albion
Front, Corentyne, Berbice and Mr. Dennis



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TheWestIndies has
been letting them down. 18.
Unwind. 19.
Avery young child. 21.
Michael waited in the
until the Physical Education
Instructor arrived.
. Liberty of the person from 23.
slavery, detention, or 24.
oppression. 27.
.Straight (Abbr.). 28.
. Word used as a homophone, i.e,i 29.
a word that is pronounced ini
the same way as another but'

is spelt in a different way and has a
different meaning.
An indefinite ard very long period.
Associated with soldiers.
Display advertisement for this
business entity was placed in the
Guyana Chronicle during
Emancipation week.
Synonym for the word lively.
Expression of surprise and triumph.
Cubic (Abbr.).
Starting Price (Abbr.).
Point on the compass close to the

Ankle, batting, bar, billet, bout, bowling
brisk, bullet, co, COURTS, cu, dog, egg,
EC, eon, freedom, grate, great, green, ha, -
ho, Ikia, Iria, Iris, Ivie, Ke, logo, NE, no,
Noah, on, PATSAN, quick, scene, scent, SE.
shack, shade, sleek, slick, SP, Sr, STR, SW, `

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Dillon ofTuschen, EBE.

Congratulations! Could the players listed
above, collect their prizes from the
Georgetown Head-office on Wednesday,
August 17, 2005? Kindly present a suitable
form of identification when collecting

A New School Resumption "Should-Be-
Won" puzzle for $40,000.00 is now
presented to you. This "S-B-W" competition
will be drawn on Friday, August 26, 2005.
The rules for this competition remain the
same, except, that where there is one error,
the prize money is $25,000.00 and for two
errors the prize money is $15,000.00. If
there is more than one winner the prize
money will be shared among the winners. So
get in the action and win!

Here's another opportunity for you to cash-in
on this School Offer. The puzzle is simple
and the prize is right!

Purchase a copy of Wednesday's, Guyana
Chronicle for another publication of the
Rules of the Competition.

The additional incentives of $1,000.00 and
$2,000.00 for the 40+ and 80+ entries
groupings are in effect.

If you play smart you can win this grand offer
of $40,000.00. The more you play the

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I) Replacement of Kariako Health Center Region 1
li) Replacement of Kamarang Nursery School Region 7
lii) Construction of Kaibarupai Multi-purpose Building -
Region 8
Iv) Construction of Waipa Teacher's Quarters Region 8

The closing date for the above projects, which was on
Friday August 12, 2005 has now been extended to
Friday, August 19, 2005 at 14:00 hrs.

Bids must be appropriately marked and delivered to
SIMAP Agency Tender Box, at SIMAP Agency, 237 Camp
Street, Cummingsburg, Georgetown.

Executive Director
SIMAP Agency

A Sbsa- o R Republic Bank Lmited


Properties for Execution Sale at the
instance of the Registrar of the Supreme
Court, to be held on August 16, 2005 at
the State Warehouse, Kingston at
13:00 hrs on behalf of National Bank of
Industry & Commerce Limited.

Community Zone 14, Lesbeholden, South Black
Bush Polder, Berbice (Businesss/ Residential)
West halves of parcels 1145 and 1146, Block 1,
Zone WBMR, being part of Good Hope,
Mahacica River (Agricultural)

Lot 75 Triumph, East Coast Demerara
East Half of the West Half of Lot 14 Section 'A'
and North Half of the South Half of Lot 27
Section 'B' Pun Robin, East Coast Berbice
Parcel 184, ,lock IX, Zone E.B.D., Part of former
Lot 119 Arcc.dia Village, East Bank Demerara

For fL ,her information kindly call
-TOk 226:--409 T91 67. ""-6'T

TT, tulp, untwine, untwist,

greater is the possibility of winning. The
amount of entries submitted must be covered
by the relevant sums of money or they will not
be judged. Then place those entries in a
Chronicle Crossword box at a location near

Residents of Cove & John and it's environ
can place their entries in the Chronicle
Crossword box at Ms. Gladys Geer's (L.
Mohabir) business place lot 6, Public Road,
Cove & John, East Coast Demerara.

If you need coupons just purchase a copy of
the Sunday or Wednesday Chronicle. For
extra coupons, purchases can be made at
our offices in Linden, New Amsterdam and
Georgetown. You can also obtain extra
coupons from Mr. Vincent Mercurius of
D'Edward Village, Rosignol, Berbice. They
cost $20.00 each or $40.00 for two as they
appear in the Sunday or Wednesday

Players are reminded that no entry is opened
before 12:30 pm on the day the puzzle is
drawn and that judging does not begin before
4:30 pm when the ast entry is opened. The
solution to the puzzle is not known before

This apart, our general rules apply.

Crossword Committee

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0 40 - -1. Tenders are invited from suitably qualified persons to provide the following services at the Geornetnwn Pubhlic

Government of Guyana
Ministry of Finance
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill
two (2) vacancies within the Management Information
Systems Unit for:

Computer Systems Analyst

STroubleshoot and maintain LAN and WAN infrastructure
S Monitor and maintain critical server systems
S Implement and monitor network security measures
* Install, configure and maintain enterprise software
S Update systems documentation and provide end-user

Minimum Requirements:
* BSc in Computer Science or equivalent degree in a
similar field
; Two (2). years experience in computer repairs and
* One (1) year experience in conrputer network
Proficiency with Microsoft Windows Serve software
* Maintenance experience with enteri. se software
packages would be an asset

Interested persons should send their applicat-l and CV not
later than 19"' August 2005 to:

Secretary to the Accountant General
Account General's Department
Ministry of Finance
Main and Urquhart Streets
Government ads can be viewed on http://wwv

Hospital Corporation.

A) Provision of Pest Control Services
B) Provision of Sanitact Disposal Services
C) Provision of Maintenance and Repair Services for Fire Extinguishers
D) Provision of Maintenance Services for Perkins Generators
E) Provision of Maintenance Services for Bed-Lift Elevators
F) *Provision of Janitorial, Floor Care, Waste Collection and Disposal Services
G) *Provision of Maintenance and Repair Services for X-Ray Equipment
H) *Provision of Maintenance and Repair Services for Laboratory Equipment
1) *Provision of Dietary Supplies
J) *Provision of Laboratory Supplies

Tenderers can bid on any or all of the above-mentioned works separately.

2. Tender Documents can be obtained from the Cashier, Finance Department of the Georgetown Public Hospital
Corporation, New Market Street, from 09:00 hrs to 15:00 hrs, Monday to Friday upon payment of a non-refundable
fee of $1000 each.

3. Each Tender must be enclosed in a sealed envelope which does not in any way identify the Tenderer and should be
clearly marked on the top left-hand corner "Tender for (specific item(s)".

4. Tenders for items A, B, C, D and E must be addressed to The Chairperson, Georgetown Public Hospital
Corporation Tenders Committee and must be placed in the Tender Box situated in the Administrative Building,
GPHC not later than 09:00 hrs., Tuesday 6th September 2005.

*Tenders for items F, G, H, I and J must be addressed to The Chairman, National Procurement & Tender
Administration Board, Ministry of Finance, Main & Urquhart Streets, Georgetown not later than 09:00 hrs.,
Tuesday 6th September 2005.

Tenders will be opened immediately after the closing periods. Tenderers or their representatives are invited to
attend the openings.

5. Each Tender must be accompanied by a valid Certificate of Compliance from the Commissioner of Inland Revenue
Authority (IRD) and from the General Manager, National Insurance Scheme (NIS) in the name of the individual if
individual is tendering or company if company is tendering.

6. The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any Tender.

Michael H. Khan
Chief Executive Officer


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TODAY'S FORECAST: Mainly fair is expected to continue over
WINDS: Northeasterly to southeasterly at 1 to 8 metres per
WAVES: Moderately high reaching about 1.6 metres high in open
HIGH TIDE: 2.22m at10:33h and 2.49 at 23:19h
LOW TIDE: 0.99m at 04:32h and 1.34m at 16:18h
SUNRISE: 05:47h N/A N/A N/A
SUNSET: 18:08h N/A N/A N/A
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE: 28.5 32.OC over coastal areas &
29.0 32.5C over inland and interior locations.
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE: 21.5 24.0C over coastal areas &
22.0 23.5C over near inland and interior locations
MARINE ADVISORY: Fishermen and other marine users
are advised not to damage or interfere with the ocean
platforms, whose data are vital to the provision of the
weather information and warnings for the safety of
the a.arine community.
CALL 261-2216, FAX 261-2284


For Ocean going Vessels 11:00h
For Trawlers
For Ocean Going Vessels opening lasts about 1-1"hrs
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years experience, mature, care
givers, small groups. Enrol early.
NAIL Technology Courses
starting from August 15, 2005.
Contact Jem at Hair Locker
Barber Shop or call 227-
2898, 616-8005 for more
JEAN offers courses in
dressmakino, fabric designing,
tie dye, batik, -bedroom
elegance, soft furnishing, soft
toys, curtains, cushions, ribbon
embroidery, floral, cake
decoration. 153 Barr St., Kitty.

TOWN. Tel. 225-5474, 225-2397.
IBC is registering students for its
Secondary School, Forms I IV
and upgrading of secondary
school. Also registering for
evening oCXC classes for adults
(Repeaters, Beginners & School
Leavers). Call today for more

XOTIC Fabric design tie-
dye, discharged dye, batik and
painting. 231-1284.

Bourda Post Office Compound,
provides emergency training
accredited by the American
Safety & Health Institute. Courses
offered: Child & Baby Sitting
Safety, Basic First Aid, CPR and
Wilderness First Aid. Spinal
Boards, First Aid Kits and supplies
are also available. Call 227-6717
or 619-2943, Email:

HERBAL medicine. Use
"Grandma Bitters". Top ayurvedic
medicine, kills' arthritis, etc. Tel.

We build Low Income Homes
for less than $10 000 per month.
Please call 227-2479 'or 227-

ENIROL now at D & R
Driving School for only $12
000. 95 Hadfield Street, Werk-
en-Rus,t. Tel. 225-7267 &
ENROL now at Shalom
Driving School. Lot 2 Croal
Street, Stabroek. You could also
obtain an International Driving
Permit. For more information call
- 227-3869, 622-8162.
R.K.K'S Institute of Motoring
is Guyara's only recognized
driving s hool operating since
1979. We have experience,
vehicles land infrastructure to
DRIVING: You and your loved
ones security and safety are
assured. iContact us at R.K.'s
Institute of Motoring, 125 Regent
Road, Bourda. Tel. 226-7541,

WIDE selection of Novels.
Ronrancei Mystery, Horrors,
Magazines, Enid Blyton, Fairy
Tales and other children books,
comics, informative and
educational books. Free
giveaways. Register now.
Juliette's Book Library 2223 7.

MASSAGE Therapy alleviates
stress and tension. Certified Massage
Therapist, Ulelli Verbeke. 226-2669,
MRS. SINGH'S Massage
Hotel and Home Service
available by appointment. I also
work at my home. Tel. 220-4842,

STUD,IES of the Brazilian
Embassy invites the general
public to the showing of the
movie. Lisbela and the Prisoner
(comedy with English subtitles)
on big screen. Date: Friday,
August 12, 2005. Time 19:00 -
21:00 hrs. Venue: 309 Church St.,
Q/town. Admission free. Call to
reserve a seat. Tel. # 226-2573
or 226-8054.

NOTICE. Zena Barrington,
Secretary of 31 Peter's Hall, East
Bank Demerara apd:C.A. Daly,
Typist, of 267 Thomas and New
market Streets, North
Cummingsburg, Georgetown,
who are Witnesses to the Last
Will and Testament of BERYL
Deceased dated 30"' January,
1986, and who died'on the 271t
October, 2003 at St. Joseph
Mercy Hospital, Georgetown,
and she had a fixed place of
abode at 292 Thohnas Street,
Cummingsburg, Georgetown,
are asked to coAtact Cameron
and Shepherd, Afterneys-at-law
of Lot 2 Avenue Of the Republic,
Georgetown, within two weeks
from the date of this publication.
LAW. I ;

the couples that have gotten
married, engaged, into serious
relationships or just chatting.
Call The Junior/Senior/Singles
Dating Service. 18 80 yrs. Tel.
223-8237. Mon. Fri. 8:30 am -
6pm. Sat. 10 4pm.
interested persons by telephone
for friendship or serious relations.
Call CFI Telephone Friendship
Link 261-5079, Sunday to
Saturday, 07:00 to 21:00 h
JOIN the couples that have
gotten married, engaged, into
serious relationships or just
chatting. Call The Junior/
Senior/Singles Dating Service.
18 80 yrs. Tel. 223-8237. Mon.
Fri. 8:30 am 6pm. Sat. 10 -
MIDDLE aged divorced
Indian Guyanese professional
would like to correspond with
females from both locally and
abroad for a 'very serious
relationship leading to
marriage. Hobbies:
Corresponding, travelling,
music, movies, meeting and
-chatting with intellectuals. Write
to: Jake, P.O. Box 12351,
Bourda, Georgetown, Guyana.

FOOD Warmers. For all
occasions. Phone 226-0170.
1 BIG size Bob Cat. Rates
reasonable. Contact Johnny -
227-6558 or 644-9622.
PROVISION farm land,
entire Northern Tiger Island
(Hamburg), situated on the
Essequibo River. Then please
.,'all 624-6855, 623-8652.

Trance healing. Gifted spiritual
healer. Love problems, demonic
possession, etc. Solved. Help
cure arthritis, diabetes, pressure,
skin problems, etc. 337-4082.

EXPERIENCED and trusted
matron would like to take care of
your property when you are away.
CALL 628-2926 for
consultation on all your national
insurance matters. Quality &
efficient service offered.
S3 MONTHS and six months
cosmetology courses offered.
Call Adrian Tel. # 223-2891. 8
am 11 am.
TECHNICIANS available for
appliances repairs washers,
dryers, microwaves, stoves, deep
fryers, etc. Call 622-4521, 263-
NEED an employee or a
job? GEA provides top
employees with a broad range
of skills in a multitude of fields.
Kindly call 227-3339 or 225-

FOR efficient service and
repairs washing machines,
refrigerators,' microwave ovens,
gas stoves, etc. Freezezone
Enterprises, 6 "A" Shell Road,
Kitty. Telephone 227-0060, 616-
FOR prompt and reliable
servicing repairs and spray
painting of gas-stoves, washers,
dryers, vacuum cleaners and
fridge. Also land, clearing of trees
and fabricating of steel grills for
windows, doors, gates, etc.
Contact Anthony or Omar on
Tel. # 226-1629 or 625-8974.


Contact: Balwant Persaud &
Canadian Immigration

We are approved by the
Canadian Govt. to represent

Canada: 416-431-8845
Guyana: 225-1540

INSTALLATION, repairs and
servicing of AIR CONDITION
We are the best in wiring of your
homes and repairs to fridge and
freezers. Installation of SOLAR
SYSTEMS and other electrical
appliances. Call Aubrey on
telephone No. 231-3547 and
624-0004..We are here for your
guaranteed satisfaction.
FOR all your construction,
repairs renovations, as well as
masonry, varnishing plumbing and
painting, contact Mohamed on 223-
FOR efficient service and
repairs washing machines,
refrigerators, microwave ovens,
gas stoves, etc. Freezezone
Enterprises, 6 "A" Shell Road,
Kitty. Telephone 227-0060, 616-

Papews for Natitona Visa
Centr~ e
Pr4csesifng Pesttimns,
Adjustment of SttUi,
Case Fo,
Enquires, Consultr ,
Appoirntments etc.
1 05 Regetnt Rd., Sewurda:
I Between Cummings &
.L -.t St .,
LAtLII-JitUV l 1
fTe (592)-223 8'1if
NY 71? 47.9-087
crucItJ&iiguuyana net gy

DO you have problems with
your Sky Dish? Not getting any
service, not getting proper signal,
not getting all the channels you
needed. If yes then check out Ranisat
Telecommunication Network Inc.
Tel. 227-5167, 225-7274, 611-3632
or come into our office at 235 South
Road, Lacytown for prompt, fast and
reliable customer's service.

SERVICES. We construct Low,
Middle' & Upper Income
Buildings. Mortgage financing
can be arranged for Low &
Middle Ihcome categories. House
lots are presently available at
Tuschei New Housing Scheme,
EBE. Contact Tel. 220-9914 or
We supply, install and repair all
types of windows, shop fronts,
entrance & Sliding doors,
aquariums, showcases, roll up &
automatic garage doors and
bathtub enclosures. Call Marc,
118 Riegent Road, Bourda,
Georgetown, Guyana, S.A. Tel.
(592) 226-2545 or 622-9016.

FOR all your transportation
needs ball Georgetown Cabs for
Day & 'Night service. Tel. # 226-
6624 or 622-8350..

1 ILIVE-IN Baby-sitter.
Goldfileld Inc. Lot C Eccles,
EBD. tel. # 233-2423.
TRUCK Drivers. Apply in
person with written application
to Lens, Sheriff & Fourth
Sts., iC/ville.
SSALES Clerks must have
CXC Maths and English, 2 yrs
working experience. Apply in
person with written application
to Lens, Sheriff & Fourth Streets,
(1) One fulltime Nursery
teacher. (1) one full-time teacher
ifor business subjects (POA, POB
& OP;).
TRUCK driver from East.
Coast Demerara. Contact P.
Ramroop & Sons, 1C Orange
Walk, Bourda. Tel. 227-1451
VACANCIES exist for trained
and experienced teachers in all
subject areas. Call 220-0538,
ONE Welder for Interior.
Apply in person to Lot 10
Meadow Bank, East Bank
Demerara. Telephone 225-9304
or 223-1229.
ONE day shift Handyman,
one able-bodied Security. Tel.
226-6527 or come in at 5pm any
afternoon at The Tennessee
Entertainment Centre.
Rewarding career opportunities
available for teachers in all
subject areas and levels. Apply
with:written application to the
Director of Studies 11 Vryheid's
Lust, Public Road, ECD. Tel.
IBC has vacancies for Part-
time and Full-time trained and
experienced teachers to work on
its Secondary Department.
Please send handwritten
application and CV to
STREET, N/C/B. TEL. 225-239
ONE Female 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, G/town.
IMMEDIATE vacancies exist
for the following positions: 1
Cook, 1 Handyman, Guards. Food
Handler's Certificate, Police
Clearance, 2 recent references,
1 Passport picture and
application. Apply in person with
documents to: K & V C Hotel,
233 South Rd., Lacytown.

LASER Edge Academic
College. Promising career
opportunity for a full-time
Preparatory (Levels 1 & 2)
teacher. Trained teachers only,
retired teachers are welcome to
apply. Please apply to: The
Principal (Sir Amin), 200 De
Souza Street, Better Hope,
ECD. Tel. 220-4321, 625-3753.
LOCAL Pharmacist,
Counter Clerk/Receptionist -
starting 32K per month,
Industrial electrician starting
70K per month, Crusher Plant
Operator starting 45K per
month, Pump Attendant, Part-
time cook, Security guard, 2
teachers primary 3 & 4/Grades
5 & 6, Part-time domestic,
Kitchen Assistant. Contact 227-
3339 or 225-9020. Require 2
recent references & 1 Passport
picture, registration fee G$500.

YOGA. Reducing stress,
calming, relaxing. 231-1284,
CALMING, relaxing &
reducing Stress. Mon., Wed.,
Fri. 6:30 pm 7:30 pm. Tue.,
Thur., Fri. 5:30 am 6:30 am.
Call 231-1284, 321-2985, 233-

74 000 SQUARE FT. of land
on ECD, Triumph $3M neg.
S30 ACRES of land at
Moblissa, Linden Highway -
G$11M. Call 613-5496.
OLEANDER Gardens 89 ft
by 152 ft. Price $25M.
Call: 61P-0349.
PRIMIE commercial land for
sale 1115 ft x 31 ft, Charlotte
Street, \Bourda. Contact
owner 226-0683 (anytime).
Demerara River 88 acres.
Ideal ships, trawler, cattle,
general farming $15M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
LINDEN Highway -10 acres
land. Ideal poultry, general
farming $3.5M. Ederson's -
LAND situate at east of
Windsor Forest Cricket Ground,
comprising an area of 2.422 of
an English acre. Call 220-9675.
eight hundred thousand dollars.
Best, WCD, light, water, 'phone
are available. Singh 254-
DOUBLE lot Saffon Street
- $19M; Land 45 x 90 ft.,
South R/veldt Pk. $55M. Wills
Realty 227-2612, 223-1877.
Demerara River 88 acres.
Ideal ships, trawler, cattle,
general farming $15M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
Meadow Bank $5M; Atlantic
Gardens, Ogle, Versailles, East
Bank $800 000. Tel. 226-8148,
DEMERARA River 250
acres, 1 800/8 000. Ideal wharf,
or sea port, access Essequibo
River $100 000 per acre.
Ederson's 226-5496.
DEMERARA River 250
acres, 1 800'8 000. Ideal wharf,
or sea port, access Essequibo
River $100 000 per acre.
Ederson's 226-5496.
TWO transported adja-
cent lots in Earl's Court, LBI
18 080 sq ft total. Please tele-
phone 623-7438 between 6-8am
and 8-10pm for details. .
comer lot suitable for any type of
business. Tel. 222-2628, 645-
4749, 645-0257.

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;4 SUNDAY CHRONICLE August 14, 2005

S (17) ACRES prime land at
Yarrawkabra with 50 years
lease. Private creek (30 ft.),
GPL & GWI services available,
less than one minute turn off
the highway. Telephone R.
Bacchus 226-1903.
i 31% August deduction
only. Prashad Nagar $9M;
Lamaha Gardens S11M:
Queenstown $9M; Republic
Park $4.8M; LBI $4.9M,
Section 'K' $9M. Call 225-
2626, 231-2064/225-2709.
GIFT: Huge double lot almost
11 000 sq. ft. opposite our star
cricketer Ramanaresh Sarwan,
with 24hrs. security in highly
residential and gated community
of Versailles, WBD. Price $6
995 000. Contact # 227-4040,
227-4040, 628-0796, 616-
9598, 611-3866. LAND FOR
SALE Alliance Public Road,
EBD, land 60'/800' light,
water, tel. US$4.2M; Land in
Eccles Public Road $20M;
South R/veldt, 50 x 100 -
$5.5M; Duncan St., Bel Air
Park, 120'x 50' -$15M; Supply,
EBD 180' x 9 000' $45M;
Alexander Village $5M;
Blankenburg land 8 3 acres -
$18M; Yarrawkabra, land 100
x-200 $500 000; Blankenburg
roadside lands for house lots -
17 lots $13M; Blankenburg,
land 400 acres $150 000
per acres, Triumph, ECD 19
house lots 100' x 50' $80M,
Sandy Babb St., Kitty land -
$80 million, Queenstown,
large land space $28M..

BY owner. Business place
in Barr St. Tel. No. 231-7903.
APARTMENTS to let from
$30 000 up. Tel. 227-2256.
1-BEDROOM apartment
in Charlestown. Tel. 227-4563.
PHONE: 227-0928.
SONE two-bedroom bottom
flat at Liliendaal $35 000.
Tel. # 222-3436.
TWO-bedroom bottom flat
8 First St., Chateau Margot.
Call 220-4454.
S 1 2-BEDROOM apt.
(upstairs & downstairs) $30
000 monthly. Call 223-2822.
QUEENSTOWN, furnished
two and three-bedroom flats.
Telephone 226-5650.
SELF-contained rooms in
Prashad Nagar. Weekly and
monthly rates. Contact 227-
NEW furnished two-
bedroom house US$500 per
month. Call 227-3546 or 624-
ONE 2-bedroom
apartment bottom flat in
SCummings Lodge for couple
or student. 222-6558.
S ROOMS also 3-
bedroom apartment
Includes toilet &
bathroom. Tel. 225-4673,
A Private School has its
canteen in G/town to rent.
Please call 225-5474 for more
NEW one-bedroom apt.
in quiet suitable for single
working girl. Price $27
000. Phone 227-5852.
BUNGALOW type in
Nandy Park, Collingswood Ave.
-$75 000 per month. 227-
5500, 227-2027.
1 BUSINESS place
located at First Ave., Bartica.
Ideal for internet or any
business. Tel. 616-1125 or
APTS. $60 000;
executive house US$750;
Office space US$800.
Phone Ms. Tucker # 225-
ATLANTIC Gardens, Bel
Air Park, Nandy Park,
Queenstown, Campbellville,
SOgle, Eccles, Liliendaal. 233-
SHORT terms apartment
available with all modern
facilities. Contact 613-1785
PRIME business area -top
and bottom flats as a whole
or separately. $350,000. neg.
Flood free. Tel. 226-6848.

KITTY/Alexander St. 130/
24'. Ideal church, bond, salon,
internet cafe $90 000 neg.
monthly. Ederson's 226-5496.
FURNISHED American styled
apts. Suitable for a couple or single
person $4 000/ $5 000 per day.
Call 231-6429, 622-5776.
3-BEDROOM to flat $70
000; others furnished and
unfurnished long and short term.
Call 226-2372.
RANCH type 2-bedroom
house, self-contained,
telephone, light, enclosed
garage, fully secured, etc. Tel.
Nos. 270-4644 or 270-4180.
KITTY $25 000,
Campbellville $30 000,
Business place $40 000,
Snackette $40 000, Beauty
Salon $40 000. K. S.
RAGHUBIR Agency. Office -225-
HIGH ST., Robb St., Church
St., Lamaha Gardens. Versailles.
TEL. 226-8148, 625-1624.
1 3-BEDROOM fully
furnished apartment Kitty $80
000; 1 house in Subryanville to
let of for sale, 2 bedroom
apartments, Kitty $30 000 & $25
000. TEL. 226-8148, 625-1624.
COURIDA Park, luxurious
house, water, bedroom, yard
space, tree-house for kids, sea
breeze, great view of the Atlantic.
Call 226-1370, 8:30 am to 4:30
bedroom furnished $40 000.
Executive homes US$1 500,
US$2 500. 3-bedroom (BV) $35
000. Rental space (Kitty). N. P.
4928, 623-3751
BUSY 4-corner store, brand
new. Fully equipped with 25 glass
cases, fully grilled office,
washroom, alarm system,
telephone, 24 hours business
spot. Move in today, everything
in place US$1 200 monthly.
624-8402, 225-2503.
1 6-BEDROOM, 2-storey
house. Fully furnished at 51 AA
Eccles. Contact 227-1489, 621-
GREATER Diamond:
residential 2-storey concrete
mansion 4-luxurious bedroom or
offices, 4 acres land US$1 500
monthly. Ederson's 226-5496.
Store your general merchandise
in 10 or more 40 ft. containers,
as safely bond $150 000 neg.
monthly. Ederson's 226-5496.
spacious active bottom business.
Ideal Chinese restaurant, any
other business $60 000 monthly.
Ederson's 226-5496.
FURNISHED rooms for
decent single working male or
female. Phone # 218-3524.
FURNISHED rooms and one
unfurnished two-bedroom
apartment at Bachelor's
Adventure, ECD. Tel. 270-1214.
SPACE to do excellent
business. Very busy area. Bond,
money transfer, school,
hardware, internet cafe,
computer class, etc. Good
security, telephone, electricity &
generator. Call owner -226-7437.
COMING from overseas -
Trinidad, Barbados, and around
the world. Check out furnished
apartments long term, short
term, cooking facility. Call 223-
2173, ask for Lauren between hrs
9 am and 5 pm.
ONE large one-bedroom
apartment with phone, overhead
water, etc. at 4h" Street Cummings
Lodge. Call 222-3573.
1 2-BEDROOM apt. at
Eccles, EBD $30 000 monthly.
Tel. 226-0642 and 265-2107.
3-BEDROOM top flat at 141
Fourth Street, Campbellville -
$40 000. Call 227-2191, 621-
EXECUTIVE office partly air
conditioners, carpeted. Suitable
for doctor or any other type of
"'siness. Tel. 226-73300, 313-
3 BEDROOM apt. Large
Kitchen, dinning room, hall
including electricity $40 000
monthly. Tel. 621-6R20, 222-
,saz, 227-6597.
SOUTH Park two-storey three-
bedroom furnished $80 000;
'" l- eight three-bed r-
liy furnished, TV. C :' ,
etc. US$1 200; Eccles AA- two-
bedroom bottom $40 000.
Contact 227-7627 Office, 227-
3768 Home, Cell 644-2099.

cUci L (prxdliny; ),,u,uuuv,
Queenstown (parking) $40,000.
Tucville $35,000, Newtown -
$15,00 & $25,000. Ogle -
$26,000, Rooms semi-
furnished, self-contained
$12,000. Call 231-6236.
TWO two-bedroom
unfurnished apartment,in
excellent condition, in Garnett
St., Campbellville. Price -
$38,000. Contact 225-6574.
commercial properties -
furnished and unfurnished.
Prices ranging from $35 000 to
US$3 000. Contact Carmen
Greene's Realty. Telephone 226-
1192, 623-7742.
FURNISHED houses in Bel
Air Park/Lamaha..Gdns./Bel Air
Gdns. & East Coast/Louisa Rowe,
etc. Sonja-225-7197, 623-2537.
THREE-bedroom furnished
house in Central Georgetown (a)
US$800, (b) US$800; two-
bedroom fur., Queenstown $90
000; three-bedroom unfur. $100
000; three-bedroom unfur. -
US$500, Nandy Park; two-flat
unfur. for business and residence,
Central Georgetown US$1 000,
2000 sq. ft. of business space,
ground floor $180 000 per
month. Wills Realty 227-2612,
LOCATED in the most
prestigious areas in Georgetown.
el Air Park/Queenstown. New 1
& 2-bedroom apartments.
Furnished/unfurnished with all
amenities including hot/cold and
air-condition unit, etc. 'Ideal for
diplomats'. "Mint condition".
Consult Kenrick Latchman Singh,
UpToTheMinute Realty. Tel. 225-
8097 Office, 226-5240 Tel./Fax.
Cell 611-6376. Email:
FOR Diplomats, embassy
officials, business persons, etc.
Bel Air Park US$700, Prashad
Nagar- US$700, Subryanville -
US$800, Bel Air Park US$1 300,
Subryanville US$1 000,
Queenstown- US$1 500, Business
US$500, Nandy Park $80 000,
Republic Park US$2 000,
Republic Park US$1 300,
restaurants, schools, etc.
Keyhomes 223-4267.
refurbished 3-bedroom cottage,
parking, fruit trees $45 000.
QUEENSTOWN: Well kept 4-
bedroom, fully furnished US$1
500. BEL AIR PARK: US$1 500
and US$2 000 (neg). BEL AIR
SPRINGS: Very nice 4-bedroom
executive, unfurnished US$2
000 (neg.). UNIVERSITY
GARDENS: large senior
executive residence US$2 500
and US$4 000. PLUS: Bonds,
offices all over. Call 226-7128,
nished executive house on
double lot US$1 500. # 223-
APTS. and houses -
furnished and unfurnished for
short and long term. Call 226-
2372. (Central G.T. business
place Q $70 000).
MALE. TEL: 226-5035 (08:00 -
17:00 HRS).
- (3) bedrooms upper and or lower
flats, parking and telephone,
Queenstown. Call 624-4225.
ONE lower business flat situ-
ated at Lot 1 Non Pariel, Area
A, East Coast Demerara. Ap-
ply to Jerome Fredericks at
same location.
3-BEDROOM top flat, fully
grilled. Available for married or
working couple only. One large
spacious concrete bond, 56 x 39,
suitable for factory, processing
plant or storage. Fully fenced.
Contact R. Bacchus 13 Mc
Doom, Public Road. Next to Post
Office. Tel. 226-1903.
GROUND floor Camp & Bent
Streets. For internet, electronics,
real estate, retain or any other
business. Contact Samad. Tel.
OFFICE space, conveniently
iouaied at 37 cluai -amp Sis.,
Stabroek. Price negotiable. Contact
Odessa 226-513 226-0523, 640-
commercial properties within and
outside of Georgetown. Price $50
000 to US$3 500. Contact Lewis
Realty on tel. no. 227-2136.

ECCLES. 2-bedroom
bottom flat $35 000, Prashad
Nagar, furnished US$1000,
South, two-storey, 3-bedroom
house, furnished $80 000,
unfurnished $60 000. Tel.
227-7627 office, 227-3768
home, 644-2099 Cell.
Business Rentals 227-4040,
628-0796, 616-9598, 611-3866.
Regent St., store spot, 10' x 60' -
US$1 700, large building just off
Sheriff St US$5 000, hotel,
Sheriff St. US$3 500, Camp
St. for business US$2 500,
Brickdam, top flat US$2 000,
Brickdam bottom flat US$500,
East St. US$1 500, New Market
St. $150 000, Alexander St.,
Kitty, store spot $280 000,
Middle St. for office US$700,
Queenstown, top flat- US$1 000.
KITTY $35 000, C/VILLE
- $45 000, South Ruimveldt -
$50 000, Bel Air Park US$1
000, Subryanville, Prashad
Nagar, Lamaha Gardens,
Queenstown, Bel Air Gardens,
Bel Air New Haven,
Courida Park, UNIVERSITY
GARDENS, Happy Acres,
Office flat/building, MIDDLE
STREET, Main Street, High
Street, Church Street,
Brickdam, Croal Street.
Others. Mentore/Singh Realty
- 225-1017, 623-6136.
QUEENSTOWN, fully fur-
nished 1 & 3-bedroom apart-
ment with parking space to rent.
Suitable for overseas visitors on
short term basis. Tel. # 226-5137/
FOR overseas guests -
house, furnished flats, rooms,
house and apartment. Self -
contained and AC. Contact C &
S Night Club. Tel. 227-3128, cell
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, com-
bine, bulldozer for sale. Con-
tact: 626-1506/225-2903. Se-
rious enquiries only.
"Have Faith in Christ, Today" Tel.
227-1988, 623-6431, 270-4470.
E m a i I :
Gardens Le Ressouvenir (with
pool) US$2 500; Campbellville
Section 'K'; Republic Park/Bel Air
Park US$2 000; Queenstown -
US$1 600; Atlantic Gardens -
US$1 500, US$1 000, US$800;
Happy Acres US$500, US$1
000, US$500; Caricom Gardens/
Queenstown US$1 000; Eccles
AA US$1 200; Bel Air Park/
Subryanville/Green Field Park -
US$1 000, Bagotstown 6-
bedroom, 1 self-contained.
OTHERS Providence/Imax
Gardens $30 000; Eccles/Bel
Air $35 000; Kitty $45 000/
$70 000; Alberttown (3 offices) -
$65 000; Non Pariel/Industry -
$25 000. BUSINESS 4-storey
building (Central Georgetown) -
$45 000. PLUS properties/land
for sale $3.6M to $125M.
227-4040, 628-0796, 616-9598,
611-3866. 3-bedroom house,
furnished in Bel Air Park with
Maid apt., A/C, hot and cold -
US$2 000; 3-bedroom house in
Alberttown, furnished US$500;
Bel Air Park, house furnished, A/
C, hot and cold US$1 200;
Sheriff St., 3-bedroom house fur.,
A/C, hot and cold US$1 500;
Alexander Village, 4-bedroom
house, A/C, fully fur. US$1 000;
Cummings St., house 3-
bedroom, hot and cold, A/C, fully
fur., car parking for 4-car'garage
- US$3 000; Church St., 2-flat
semi-fur. US$1 000; Rahaman
Park, EBD, house full fur., A/C -
US$2 000; Shamrock Gdns., ECD
- 3-bedroom house, A/C, hot and
cold, fur. US$1 500; Shamrock
Gdns, ECD, 5-bedroom house
with A/C, hot and cold, swimming
pool US$2 500; 5-bedroom Bel
Air Springs house with A/C, fully
fur., hot and cold swimming pool
- US$4 000, Camp St., top flat
3-bedroom, A/C, fur. US$900;
Ogle Air Strip Road house, A/
C, hot and cold, fully fur. 3-
bedroom US$1 200; New
Providence, 3-bedroom house
fully fur. US$1 500; Bagotstown,
E'C1 .3 ",-'/room topf 113 ,30
000; South R/veldt, 3-bedroom
top flat $45 000 with garage, 2-
bedroom top flat $45 000; Shell
". --J 3 :.oornm house i:o
Blygezight Gdns. urfur. $200
000; Robb St. 3-bedroom top flat
fur. $70 000; 4-bedroom unfur.
in Subryanville US$1 200.

ONE wooden and
concrete house 50E Sheriff
Street. Phone 223-1529.
1 HOUSE lot with 4 houses:
Persons interested please call 333-
2420 Price negotiable.
CANAL NO. 2, North Section
- 3-bedroom house (concrete &
wood). Tel. 263-5739.
ONE wooden and
concrete house 50E Sheriff
Street. Phone 223-1529.
PRIME location, one three-
storey building, Carmichael
Street. Call 227-6805.
MINI Super Market. 69
Hadfield St. & Louisa Row,
Werk-en-Rust, G/town. Call
CUMMINGS Lodge, 4-
bedroom. Wood/concrete -
$14M negotiable. Tel. # 613-
5735 or 263-6043.
Restaurant. 22 Lyng & Evans
Streets, Charlestown, G/
town. Call 227-7818, Cell
DOUBLE-LOT 3-bedroom
property for sale in Amelia's
ard, Linden. Price negotiable.
Call: 223-4938.
OLEANDER Gdns/C/ville/
Charlestown/Regent Rd./Courida
Park, etc. Sonja 225-7197, 623-
ONE two-flat, three-
bedroom, business/residential
property in Barr St., Kitty. For
more info., call 226-6013.
commercial properties. Price $9
million upwards. Contact Lewis
Realty on tel. no. 227-2136.
Restaurant. 22 Lyng & Evans
Streets, Charles own, G/
town. Call 227-7818, Cell
KITTY -2 properties $13M,
Lodge $5.5M, Lodge $4.5M,
Cummings Lodge $14.5M. Tel.
SECTION 'C' Enterprise 1
concrete building top and
bottom. Lights, phone and water.
Vacant possession. Tel: 663-
DUNCAN St. $15M, $28M;
Melanie $9M; Happy Acres -
$30M; B.V. $10M; Sheriff St. -
$16M; Diamond $3M. N. P.
4928, 623-3751
223-4928, 623-3751.
PROPERTIES and land for
sale. Bel Air Park, Kitty,
Campbellville, Sheriff St., Good
Hope, Berbice, West Coast,
Essequibo 37 acres for resort,
Bachelor Adventure 72 x 480.
Fouls 1 % acres. 233-6160.
LARGE lot two buildings at
D'Urban St., Wortmanville, G/T.
between Louisa Row and Hardina
St. Vacant possession. Call -
Industry $8.5M, Blygezight -
$11M & $20M, on double lot.
Duncan St. $12M, Meadow Bank
- $5M, Broad St. $7.5M,
Leopold St. $5.5M, Kitty -
$7.5M, Triumph $8.5M,
Subryanville, Eccles. TEL. 226-
8148, 625-1624.
NEWLY constructed two-
storey concrete building with two
self-contained apartments. Price
negotiable. Vacant possession. K.
S. RAGHUBIR Agency. Office -
(front) two-storey concrete
building, 3-bedroom. All self-
contained. Servant quarters. Very
spacious. New construction on
two lots. You must see. 220-
5699, 613-3487.
GREIA Plaisance
overlooking Atlantic $7M,
Goedverwagting, Southern side
of embankment Road $6M,
Triumph, ECD $8M. Tel. 225-
4398, 641-8754.
GREIA Business property
on Robb Street, Bourda $35M
neg., business property on
Cummings St. $9M, ummings
re.Sirenrp/hi.ilreSS $25M neg
Tel. 225-4398, 641-8754.
GREIA Lamaha Gdns. -
$16M, Supply, EBD, large
concrcte building. with large
storage space on land, can store
50 containers $25M neg.;
Meadow Bank, EBD $5M neg.
Tel. 225-4398, 641-8754.

GREIA- Business Camp
St. $45M, Section 'K', C/ville -
$20M, Station Street, Kitty -
$12M, $10M, Alberttown -
$10M, $7M. Tel. 225-4398,
GREIA Guyana Real
Estate and insurance Agency.
properties to rent, (b) properties
to purchase. Call us
immediately 225-4398, 641-
NEW Market St. $16.5M,
Princes St., N/B $6.5M,
Annandale South $3.3M,
Broad St. $6.5M. LAND:
Dakara Creek $8M, Madawini
Creek $7M & $4M. Seeker's
Choice. 223-6346, 263-7110,
CROAL St./Brickdam -
vacant 2-storey, 6-bedroom
building. Ideal foreign offices,
insurance, internet cafe $30M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
SHERIFF/Garnett Sts. 2-
storey, 4-bedroom house, back
lot build your dream mansion,
area tennis/swing $23M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
CANAL No. 1 Polder new
2-storey, 4- bedroom concrete
building. 15 acres bearing
citrus, other fruit.trees $14M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
NEWTOWN, Kitty front
concrete/wooden 6-bedroom/
back 4-bedroom with toilet &
bath, kitchen $9M. Ederson's
- 226-5496.
QUEENSTOWN- 2-storey,
5-bedroom, 2 A/Cs, 2-toilet and
baths, bottom modern
conveniences, 3-car parking -
$16M. Ederson's 226-5496.
vacant 3-storey building. Ideal
luxurious suite, insurance,
doctors' clinic. Inspection
anytime. Ederson's 226-5496.
SOUTH Ruimveldt
Gardens vacant new 2-storey
concrete/wooden, 3-bedroom
mansion, fully grilled, garage -
$8M neg. Ederson's 226-
ATLANTIC Gardens 2-
storey ranch type 4-bedroom
house, 2 lots, area swimming/
tennis, 8 cars parking $30M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
ECCLES AA residential -
vacant 2-storey note all
concrete 6-bedroom, 4-toilet/
bath mansion, land 5 000 sq.
ft. $22M. Ederson's 226-
St. vacant new concrete
building, 6-bedroom with tubs,
Jacuzzi, parking $16M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
GARDEN Of Eden 7 %
acres cultivated land, 4-
bedroom residence, workers
house $13.5M. Ederson's -
Overseas/Local Investors -
invest wisely, new 33 luxurious
suite hotel. Ederson's 226-
URGENTLY needed -
Commercial, residential
buildings for sale or rent.
Atlantic Gardens, Happy Acres,
Queenstown. Ederson's 226-
HOPE, East Bank Demerara
- 2-storey property, land road
to river. Ideal large ships, beer
gardens/restaurant $12M neg.
Ederson's 226-5496.
ONE house on lot size
(50 x 150) and 7 / acres of
pasture land (fenced) situated
at lot 14 Charity Amazon,
Essequibo Coast and Bamboo
Dam respectively. Price
negotiable. Contact No. 227-
4938 ( 6 pm 6 am) and (612-
9588) anytime. Must go. Owner
leaving country.
Road. Concrete 2-storey 4-
luxurious bedroom building -
28'/60', land 43'180' $25M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
FRIENDSHIP Riverside: 4
house lots, 2-storey residential
building, chicken farm with -!!
equipment $15M neg.
Ederson's 226-5496.
TURKEYEN near Caricom:
vacant 2-alorey concrete &
wooden 5-bedroom property.
land 501/100' build another
house $11.2M neg. Ederson's
- 226-5496.

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or extra a large. lot o -nd Parkn
for 3 cars air-conditioned rooms
completely fenced. Large storage
bn imrmeaiate vacant
possession Excellent property for
rental. Income for local overseas
Guyanese Priced for iuick saio
at S10M. Coniact Ms Khran. on
624-4839, 628-2768.
ONE five-bedroomi
concrete building, three-tier
concrete irestie hot and cold
bath S19M. Prashad Nagar:
one two-bedroom wooden
cottage. St. Stephen's Street.
Charlestown S3.5M; five-
bedroom concrete and
wooden building on double lot
Atlantic Gdns. S20M. four-
bedroom concrete and
wooden :.ii,.l North
Ruimveldt- ;.:' f 'i. Realty
- 227-2612, 223-1877.
FOUR-bedroom two-flat
concrete building in very good
condition, Tucville- $11M:
large two-flat concrete and
wooden house South R/veldt
Pk. $9.5M neg.; two-flat
concrete and wooden building
South R/veldt Pk. $8.5M; two-
flat concrete and wooden
-i:.u ..i. six bedrooms, South
: e --i1Pk. $15M neg.; four-
bedroom concrete house on
three lots, East Bank Dem. -
$19.5M. Wills Realty 227-
2612, 223-1877.
modern elegant 4-bedroom
home, 2 living rooms, play
room, lock up garage, lots of
space for entertainment. Priced
to sell at S31M (negotiable).
bedroom, will rent unfurnished
for US$900 or will sell for -
Concrete 2-flat 4-bedroom -
$12.5M. PLUS: Many large
prime sites on Main, Middle,
Camp and Church Streets,
prices ranging from $60M to
$130M. Check them out. Call
226-7128, 615-6124.
ONE wooden and concrete
3-bedroom house and land on
the Essequibo Coast. Price -
$7M. Contact telephone 771-
4179, 226-7142. 642-9263.
Only serious enquiries.
RESIDENCE. 3 self-contained
bedrooms Maid's quarter, full
grilled, A/C, hot & cold,
pressurized water filtration,
system, large parking space.
Ideal for Tennis Court. Tel.
222-2628, 645-4749, 645-
KITTY $7M. C/ville -
$11M, Bel Air Park $18M &
$24M, Prashad Nagar -
S16M neg., Queenstown -
$13.5M. Lamaha Gdns
$19M, Continental Park -
$25M neg.. Eccles 'AA' -
$19M. Regent St. $45M,
Robb St. S30M. Contact
Carmen Greene's Realty. Tel
226-1192, 623-7742.
ONE six-bedroom 2-storey
property. Situated at 211 De
Souza St., B/hope (corner lot).
Price $5.7M negotiable.
Contact 231-7387, 628-3294.
2-STOREY business/
residential property at 56 Section
D Cumberland, East Canje -
phone .':- 3 2etc. Price neg
Tel. 339-2678
SOUTH Ruimveldt Gardens:
vacant new 2-storey concrete/
wooden 3-bedroorn mansion.
fully grilled. S. e8v .
Ederson's- -
POPULAR ViPda C';b inr
very busy a r,.a in o',.'
Amsterdarn Ter. i of S3i~ &P

Nag r iM. : tI -S'' i
H-utson Vihe -'57 5fv B'ei A
pings, Lamaha Gar-en-
C_ rtore' ... i. ; C' i -

Life Bldg. 227-7627 Office.
227-3768 Home, Cell 644-

ONE two-store, w,.voad~~ a
concrete -i bedroom house, South
Ru irveu Garde-s ''onLtaci
Ronald on 662-5033 o' Samantha
on 624-1370 No reasonrible
offer ref ,seu Vacani
LARGE 5-bedroonm- property or,
extra large lot of land Pa king for 3
cars, air-conditioned rooms,
completely fenced. Large storage
bond. Immediate vacant possession.
Excellent property for rental. Income
for local overseas Guyanese. Priced
for quick sale at S10M. Contact
Ms. Khan on 624-4839, 628-
BRAND NEW executive four-
bedroom house S25M, Bel Air
Park $23.5M. Prashad Nagar
- $16M. Oleander Gardens -
$65M. Robb Street, Croal
Others Mentore/Singh Realty
- 225-1017. 623-6136.
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. 223-6524/628-0747
PROPERTY for sale 227-4040,
628-0796, 616-9598. Kitty $7
million $35 million, Sec 'K' -
$13M, Diamond $12M. Eccles -
$30M, Ogle $9M. South R/veldt
- $9M $15M, Prashad Nagar -
$10M $25M, Bel Air Park -
$13M $25M, Atlantic Ville -
$32M, Republic Park S13M -
$40M, B-Park $150M,
Alberttown $4M $20M, South
Road S20M $55M, Hadfield
St. $13.5M, Middle St. $65M,
Church St. $40M, Lamaha Gdns.
- $25M, New Providence $50M,
Vlissengen Road $25M $40M,
Hadfield Street corner spot for
fish shop. etc $29M.
ONE three-storey building -
33.000 sq. at Parika. Ideal for
hotel, store, hospital or any other
type of business, etc. Any
reasonable price would be
considered. Contact Len's at
Sheriff St. For further
information. Tel. 227-1511. N.B.:
Extra land to extend building or
new one.
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.
THESE houses are reduced
by 33%, 33%. You can only buy
them with your mind (Attention)
effort and action would have
DOMINION over your LIFE. House
on double lot in 1 Street
Alberttown S12M, Garnett Street
- $14M neg. 3-storey Complex
in Kitty $11.5M, now, was -
S18M, Meadow Brook Gardens,
concrete $12M. Prashad Nagar-
$15M. Lamaha Gardens $15M,
South Ruimveldt Gardens -
$8.5M. Mc Doom, house requires
repairs -.$4.5M. Also land from -
$5Mi. '- I :- ODenese Tucker -
#225-_-.-- .: Landry #231-
2064. 225-2709 or Email:

IN TOWN: TEL. # 225-8241, 227-
4950. AFTER HOIRS 226-7829.
FOR SALE: SoL.ti R'veidt S8M.
Tucviile 8 SS i"' ,i,, a.d i Drive -

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223-9719. 61 !-1"82.
DOBERMAN 2 yrs 3 months
old Tell 227-4584
ONE upright no frost freezer.
Tel 233-2521. 623-5127

MIIXED breed puppies'.
Dairiiitianr/Rottweiler. if~l 22.i -
GERMAN Shepherd pups.
Vaccinaid. Call Marc 227-251C
19" REMOTE Televisions -
S20 000. Call 265-3050 or 660-
HOUSE and land for sale
Tel. 220-4696. Price
KEEP offices open via
blackout, new manual
typewriter. Tel. 225-4937.
System. Tel. 227-1913 or 614-

Sof I i I
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Learn i
SA+, Networ- +
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Learn to :., ,.i.'
Tc: 225-1540 622-830B
1 HONDA generator 3.5 KV
on wheels $180 000. 225-0805,
6 28.0. 7 9.6... .. ................ .... ..... ...............
Excellent condition. Never used.
Tel. 621-0427.
2 IMPORTED Pool tables
Slate), in working condition. Tel.
FOUR Dachshund puppies.
Contact Shani 231-7685 or 661-
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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 details.
ONE Bedford 330 diesel
engine. Good working
condition. Contact 265-3113
or 610-6686.
DOBERMAN pup, Doberman
mixed with Rottweiler, 2 years old.
Tel. 227-4584.
TWO five-dish and one
four-dish ploughs and one trail
harrow. Ideal for rice work. Tel.
# 623-0957.
Playstation. Nintendo game
systems, CDs, cartridges,
accessories. Tel. 231-1332
Compressor, One COATES tyre
machine (10x10). Call 616-6517.
SEADOO Jet Ski with trailer.
needs engine, other wise good
condition. Call 624-8402, 225-
EARTH for sale. Delivery
to spot. Excavating, grading
and leveling of land. Contact
621-21e0. 2229-2520.
1 6 gin. hot water heater.
school' desks & chairs, 1
shampoo sink. i. esk.
Tel 223-799

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I:j. 'ri iria ca hines,
'.ir cameras,
comipul i', car. brand now car.
DVD Player 7", fax machine. 12
volts torch lights. Tel. 220-9190
or 644-9577. Owner leaving

NEEM Plant.s l$S50D. 'whie, tin s. I ,hh : i ':
over COci v-white plastic Iwo (2) WVici r c ;Ih t. f-4_,\.,. .
aprons .'' unitary loves three (3) sofas one ( 1 Easy
@$150, Auto electric switches Chair, Lamps, ic 14 Coralita
-r contact t Freancis Persaud Ave. Bel Air Paik. between Eping
S 3064. Ave. & Duncan St close to

SPEAKERS & Amptifiers &
c iqualisers, circle saw,, electric
piane and hollow block mould"s.
All sizes. Call 625-6100. 218-
TRUCK, scrap car, nrp saw,
router r .. n,, machines spidie
nmold, girg saw and others Call
223-2226 between the hours of
7 am' and 5 pm, Monday to Friday.
BUSY 3-corner business &
mansion oi triple lot. Located at
Middle & C....' ;'..i reets,
Alberttown. I-, ir' new
building. C 1: 4' 227-
ONE burgundy and one
black Tundra with brand new 20"
chrome mags and tyres, CD
players, leather seat and drive
excellent. Must see. Contact -
MERCURY in wholesale and
retail quantities. Contact 621-
1 4" complete dredge in
good working condition. 1 75
Yamaha outboard engine, 1 40
Yamaha out engine, 2 new
computers. Tel. 616-1125, 455-
2287, 642-8490.
LOCAL & Foreign pool
tables. Slates, balls, cloth,
.rubbers, pockets, coin shoot.
Reduced price. Contact Naka -
220-4298, 617-6100.
AMPLIFIER equaliser, CD/
DVD cassette player, speaker
boxes, brand new. Going
reasonable 622-0267, 629-
ONE brand new
computer with CD Burner, CD
Walkmans, car stereo and
DVD Player. Contact 225-
4112. 626-9264.
ONE Leyland Double Axle
dump truck for sale. Also plenty
parts for Double Axle and ten-
ton trucks. Tel. # 623-0957.
AC UNITS brand new, 5
000 150 BTU, Kenmore brand.
Contact Juliana at 613-3319 or
226-7973. Going reasonable.
2 BEDROFD Trucks. Dump,
for sale. (1) 30-ton and 1 20-ton.
In good working condition. 228-
2480. 613-8554.
paint. All colours. Telephone
# 220-1014. Lot 6A Courbane
Park, Annandale.
PARTS for dryers/
washers thermostats, belts,
pumps motors, couplings.
valves, etc. Technicians
available. Call 231-6429.
LAP Top computers, I',ri.,l
cameras, projectors, ',. C '
recorders, keyboards, guitars, flat
screen, etc. Tel. # 226-6432, 623-
PUPPIES for sale. Rottweiler
and German Shepherd. mixed.
vaccinated. Contact Doctor McLean.
Tel. 226-3592, 227-0116. 223-0754.
RIDGEBACK.Mixed puips
(females), 4 months old.
vaccinated and deworrned. Tel.
223-5034, 226-7846 daily.
PRICED to go Printers
Panasonlc KX -- P1180 multi
node $12 000. HP Desk Jet
940C series S7 000. Laser wnter
select 360 S- 45b0. All working.
Smith Corona electric ype'writer
S1 000 Upright iirr e Amhi ni

volt $20 000 jNORENlS
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2 3500 R Flat combines -
$5 5M, each, 1 8210 Ford
Tractor $2M Call 624-9083.

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ONE 25 ti, cabin cruise
fiberglass boa. Consists of
captain's cabin and recreation
space at ba.. II;I, irnaged.
Sold as itis i .. _' engine,
-. 1 in d remote. Boat only -
i ic nreg. Trailer, engine,
stcierng and remote sold
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1 1300) MAZDA, body
damaged S40 000. Contact
Paul 223-6956, 1 Ford Escort,
in working condition with
registration $100 000. Contact
Walter 225-2217.
RANISAT big blow out
sale on all Philco and
Philips Sky. Buy now and
save big on our special
package deal. Check us out
for fast, reliable and
efficient services at Ranisat
Telecommunication Network
Inc. Tel. 227-5167, 225-
7274 or 611-3632 or come
into our office 235 South
4-HEAD moulder, 1 surface,
3 routers, 2 sharpeners, 1 band
saw, 3 cross cut saws, 2 spindle
moulders, 1 circle saw sharpener,
1 broom studs maker, 1 wood
lathe. Tel. 270-6460, 644-0150.
6 WEEKS Pure bred German
Shepherd pups, fully vaccinated.
Call within the hours 8 am and 4
pm. 227-4849 after 4:30 pm -
269-0101 or cell # 660-6403.
2 NEW flat screen TVs $75
000 each, neg. 1 stainless steel
bar-b-que grill (big) $100 000
neg. Owner leaving country. Tel.
226-5136, 643-6997.
HOLLOW Blocks. 3 inches
@ $44 each; 4-inches @ $48
each, 6 inches @$75 each.
Also spindle, vent and design
blocks. Tel. 614-7651. Ask for
diesel engine with twin disc pto
on bed, good general condition
- $1.25M. 4H ft. steel pontoon
EX 12" diesel with 15 x 28 ft.
purple heart sluice $0.5M.
Located Middle Mazaruni. Call
ONE 150 HP & one 250 HP
Yamaha Outboard engines. Price
$700,000 & $1,200.000. Also
parts for 150 HP & 250 HP. Call
629-6651 anytime.
FREON gas: 11. 12, 22. 502.
134A & 404A. Also Nitrous Oxide,
Argon gas & Helium for balloons
Phone =27-4857 (08:00 h 16:00
h), Mon. to Fri.
ELECTRIC air compressor in
excellent condition. Tel: 222-
Export Vehicles: 7 150-
Tundras. Tacomas. etc. Tyres,
rims, audio equipment speakers,
DVD TV -- Plasna & all other
accessories from Miami. Call
Phillip Nerananjan/Blackie 227-
5500, 227-2027.
1 HONDA preressure washer,
brand new: 2 drills: 1 saw: 1
Jialing motorcycle, next to new.
1 amplifier 1 tiriC k pun p. 1
battle 1 bicycl- Tel.
2 5-0

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KVA C:umrnins Generator set
110/220v 50 Hz diesel fuei-l'i
with weather proof housing. ;
muffler, automatic, transfer
switch and mainline circuit
breaker. UPS: One APC sma,-i
UPS 1000XL with external
battery pack. Sold as is where :
is. For details contact 227-
6198 or 227-5723 between 9
am and 5 pm.
ONE Computer Operating
S1,:,:- _- i 40 GH Hard
Drive. 735 MHz, CD Rewritable
Drive, CD Drive, Diskette Drive.
15" Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse.
Workstation, MSP56 MR
MEMORY 386. Price $90 i
000. TELEPHONE NO. 231-
ONE 6-Cylinder Perkins
engine on bed with radiator
and 8 x 6 Berkley pump, one 4-
cylinder Deutz engine 86Hp,
one 4-cylinder Perkins Power
Plant 85Kw 440v 220v 3-Phase,
one 215 excavator swing table
gear. one 6 Hp water cool Lister
with 4Kw generator, three 160
amps star Delta contactor switch
440-220v with ten (10) spare
160 amps contactor and timer.
one complete dragline drive
clutch, one pair used 22RB
dragline walking chain and
other parts. Contact Jeit. Tel. #
771-4187, 624-2561.

GO Cart. Tel. 220-1574,
M TRUCK. TEL: 455-2303.
TWO big reconditioned
Ford Tractors. Tel. # 623-
1 YAMAHA Chappy. Call #
226-6808 or 227-8357.
ONE AE 91 Corolla. Price
$475 000 neg. Tel. 611-6773,
# 220-4782.
TOYOTA Hiace minibus -
15 seats $1.7M neg. Tel. # -
1 LONG BASE RZ minibus,
BGG 2374. Tel. 254-0124.
AE 110 COROLLA- $1 375
000 neg. Tel. 618-3629.
1 RZ MINIBUS, 1 Sports car
(PZ series). Contact 660-
330. TEL: 220-3333,220-6472.
1 AT 192 TOYOTA Carina,
PGG series. Excellent
condition. Call 618-9665
GOLD Pathfinder
good as new $3.2M neg.
Contact 227-1511., 227-
AE 81 SPECIAL Edition -
automatic. RH drive, PEE owner
,I T. I -"i-.?1'r
1 TOYOTA Tu n dra
(white). Going cheap. Suzuki
Vita a, 4-door. Call 227-
5500. 227-2027.
1 DOUBLE Axle loden
co-. ariner truck with trailed .
Coni 61 i-21!3.
OYOTA Tundra
(,'hitc Gning cheap Suzuik
door Cail i227
5500( :227 2027.
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1 NISSAN Laurel (mint
condition), year 1991. Price -
S600 000 negotiable. Call 225-
3835. Mrs. Blackman.
1 TOYOTA Carina AT 170,
automatic and 1 ET 176
Carina Stick Gear Wagon. Call
Jeffrey 622-8350.
TOYOTA Corona AT 170,
Toyota Carina AT 170, Toyota
Corolla AE 91. Contact City Taxi
Service. 226-7150
ACURA Legend. Fully
loaded, leather interior, Lexani
rims, CD Changer. Tel. # 226-
6432, 623-2477, 227-0269.
TOYOTA MK II. Excellent
condition. Alarm, fully powered,
mag rims, power windows, etc.
Tel. 220-2366, 629-8166.
1 RZ minibus long base, 1
AT 170 Corona car. Both
vehicles in excellent condition.
Phone 268-3953, 627-6242.
ONE AE 100 Corolla
Wagon. In excellent condition
- PHH series. Call Narine.
Phone -227-7063, 622-1185.7.
-ONE Mitsubishi Galant.
Automatic, fully powered with
mag rims and in good
condition. Tel. 233-2521, 623-
TOYOTA Pick Up Short
Base, GEE Series (gasoline),
LHD. No reasonable offer
refused. Owner migrating. Tel.
AT 150 TOYOTA Corona,
CD Deck, Spoiler, alarm, etc.
Very good condition. Owner
leaving country. Tel. 220-9190
or 644-9577.
ONE RAV-4, 4 doors in
excellent condition with CD,
roof rack, crash bar, wheel cover.
PHH series. Going very cheap.
Contact 621-8225.
1 CHEVY Geo Metro (4-
door 3-cylinder car). Auto, A/
C, excellent condition. (PJJ
series) Price $900 000.
Contact Rocky # 225-1400,
1 GX 81 TOYOTA Mark II
(Private). Auto, fully powered,
C, alarm, remote start. Price
- $1M. Contact Rocky # 225-
1-400 or 621-5902.
- TOYOTA Land Cruiser
(1994) PGG series, manual,
mag rims, (4 x 4) roof rack, crash
bar, A/C, CD Player, power
wrench. Price $2.6M. Contact
Rocky # 225-1400 or 621-
1 TOYOTA Spacio (mini
-van) 2000 model. Silver grey,
automatic, fully powered, A/C,
mag rims, digital dashboard,
CDPlayer, low mileage (58 000
Km). Excellent fuel
consumption, (PJJ series). Price
- $2.8M. Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902.
1 TOYOTA EP 82 Starlet
(Turbo charge) 2-door. Manual,
fully powered, A/C, mag rims,
CD Player, double exhaust, new
struts, new tyres, clean. Price -
$1.1M (neg.). Contact Rocky -
# 225-1400 or 621-5902.
1 HONDA Vigor car
(executive type) R/hand.
Automatic, fully powered, A/C,
mag rims, alarm, spoiler.
Immaculate condition. Price -
$1.3M. Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902. (Semi-
leather interior).
1 TOYOTA RAV-4 (2-door)
Burgundy (real nice)
automatic, fully powered, A/C,
chrome mag rims, CD Player,
crash bar, step bar, roof rack,
low mileage. Price $2.4M.
Contact Rocky # 225-1400 or
1 SUZUKI Vitara (2-door)
1998 model (low mileage) -
automatic, fully powered, A/C,
mag rims, crystal'light, CD
Player, (came in brand new).-
Price $2.3M. Contact Rocky #
225-1400 or 621-5902.
1 AT 192 TOYOTA Carina
(PGG series) low mileage.
Immaculate condition.
automatic, fully powered, A/C.
Price $1.3M. Contact Rocky -
# 225-1400 or 621-5902.
1 NISSAN Pathfinder (L/
hand V6 EFI) automatic, fully
powered, A/C, mag rims, crash
bar. CD Player, roof rack.
Immaculate condition. Price -
S1.6M. Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902.
1 AT 150 TOYOTA Carina
(Private). Radio and tape. 5-
speed manual, excellent
condition, original. Price $550
000. Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902Z- :

1 Toyota (2-door) Sera (PHH
series) automatic, fully
powered, A/C, chrome mag rims,
CD Player. Immaculate
condition. Price $1.2M. Contact
Rocky # 225-1400 or 621-5902.
1 TOYOTA Tacoma (GJJ
series), 1999 year automatic,
fully powered, A/C, mag rims, CD
Player. Price $2.6M. Contact
Rocky # 225-1400 or 621-5902.
1 ET 176 TOYOTA Corona
Wagon (Private). Manual, mag
rims. Excellent condition. Price
$850 000. Contact Rocky #
225-1400 or 621-5902.
1 SV 40 TOYOTA Camry,
(PHH series). Immaculate
condition. Automatic, fully
powered, A/C, mag rims, alarm,
remote start, CD Player. Price -
$2.1M. Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902.
1 TOYOTA RZ (Long base) -
EFI, (BHH series) manual, mag
rims, crystal light, hardly used.
Pride $1.7M. Contact Rocky #
225-1400 or 621-5902.
BASE). Excellent condition.
Manual, mag rims, (BGG series).
Price $1M. Contact Rocky #
225-1400 or 621-5902.
1 FORD (F 150) Extra Cab
(1998) leather interior,
automatic, A/C, mag rims, flare
kit, real nice. Immaculate
condition. (Never registered) the
best around. Price $4.8M.
Contact Rocky # 225-1400 or
Custom, (GHH series).
Immaculate condition, never
work hired, privately owned.
Price $1.6M. Contact Rocky #
225-1400 or 621-5902.
One 2003 Dodge Ram, 4-
wheel drive, hardly driven, low
Kmi sold with accessories. Price
$6 million neg. Serious
enquiries only. Tel. # 227-5637,
ONE Master Ace Surf 9-
seater small bus, power window,
power steer, mags rim, luxury
seat. Excellent condition $525
000. 614-3615, 626-5803.
MAZDA Titan box truck,
extended height box, power
window and mirrors, air
conditioner. Like new. Just off
wharf, will register at no cost to
buyers. Price call 624-8402,
227-7677, 225-2503.
SAAB 900 Turbo, PJJ 5237.
Registered 2 months ago, fully
powered, automatic. Excellent
condition. 1st owner $795 000.
Call 624-8402, 225-2503.
TOYOTA Mark II GX 90 -
automatic, 54 000 Km, original
just off wharf, fully loaded $2.6
million. Will. register. Call 624-
8402, 227-7677, 225-2503.
ONE Toyota Tacoma. Black,
never registered, big wheels,
mag rims, A/C, air bags, LHD,
Bed Liner, etc. Call Bobby- 220-
4221, 624-3502.
1 TOYOTA RAV 4. Series
PGG, Air conditioned, CD Player,
roof rack, crash bar. Excellent
condition. For more information.
call 774-5031.
GREIA Two Toyota
Tacomas outfitted with crash
bars, back rail, etc, low mileage.
Price $3.3M each. Tel. 225-
4398, 641-8754.
$1.5M. TEL. 225-7635 & 621-
SUNNY crash. Interior
excellent, $195 000, PGG
series; Tacoma $2 800 000,
RAF 4 $2 400 000 (and many
more Pick Ups) excellent
condition. 3F Success, ECD. 220-
FOR the best in service for
thirty years in the used vehicle
business and after sales service.
Now for sale Toyota 170
Carina, Corolla cars, AT 192, AE
100 and 110 Corolla & Sprinter,
Toyota Carina 212, Sunny and
others, RZ Long & Short Base
buses, Four Runners automatic,
small buses. Contact Petes Auto
Sales, Lot 2 George Street. W/
Rust 226-9951, 226-5546. Lot
10 Croal Street, Stabroek. 223-6
1 AT 192 PGG Series. Fully
powered, automatic, excellent
condition. Price $1.3M neg.
Call 618-9665.
1 AT 170 TOYOTA Corona -
fully powered, automatic, full
light, one owner, never in hire.
Ideal for a woman S950 000.
......Call 628-7737..61.&-9665 .....

TOYOTA RZ buses long
base $1 000 000 to $1 700
000; 3Y buses $400 000. $525
000 and $580 000; Small buses,
Town Ace and Lite Ace $375
000, $475 000 and $700 000.
Contact David at 169 Lamaha
and De Abreu Streets, Hollywood
and Bollywood Building. Tel.
225-1103, 612-4477, 643-6909,
after 4 pm 231-3690.
SV 40 CAMRY $2 200 000;
Lancer $1 800 000 and $2 100
000; 212 Carina $1 650 000
and $1 800 000; AT 192 Carina
- $1 250 000, $1 350 000 and
$1 475 000; AE 110 Corolla and
Sprinter $1 375 000 (each); AE
100 Corolla $1 100 000; AT
170 Corona $950 000; AT 170
Carina, EFI $800 000, $875
000 and $725 000, AE 91"
Corolla $750 000 and $650
000; AE 81 Corolla $450 000
and $375 000, FB 13 Sunny -
$900 000, FB 12 Sunny $400
000 and $525 000, Toyota Mark
II GX 80 $900 000, GX 90 $1
700 000. All prices are neg.
Contact David 169 Lamaha
and De Abreu Streets.
Hollywood/Bollywood Building.
Tel. 225-1103, 612-4477, 643-
PRADO $7 500 000, Nissan
Patrol $7 000 000, Land Cruiser
- $7 800 000 and $4 000 000,
Tundra $5 500 000, T 100 $2
800 000, Tacoma $2 600 000,
$2 900 000, $3 300 000, Nissan
Pathfinder $4 500 000, $1 800
000, 4-Runner $2 500 000, $2
900 000, Alexes van $5 500
000, $6 500 000. Contact David
- 169 Lamaha and De Abreu
Streets, (Hollywood, Bollywood
Building). Tel. 225-1103, 612-
4477, 643-6909. After 5 pm 231-
3690. All prices are neg. Credit
can be arranged.
ONE 3Y automatic bus.
Excellent condition $400 000.
Pay down $250 000 and $25
000 per month instalment. Tel.
225-1103, 612-4477, 643-6909.
1 TOYOTA Corona, Super
Saloon, ST 190 with mag rims,
automatic, fully loaded, green,
woman driven, 2000cc. Contact
223-8673, 614-2725.
automatic, fully loaded. Perfect
condition $925 000 neg. E24
Caravan bus, good cond., stick
gear, double sliding door, in
private $425 000 neg. Call -
TOYOTA AT 176 Corona
Wagon, HH series, fully powered,
automatic, excellent condition,
never worked hire $875 000; 1
Toyota Hilux Surf, fully powered,
A/C, automatic, roof rack,
running board, sun visor.
Immaculate condition $2.4M.
Tel. 276-0313, 626-1141.
ONE Toyota Corolla AE 81
in mint condition $725 000
neg. Tel. 220-4103, 618-
AA 60 CARINA in excellent
condition. Price $450 000
neg. Contact Michael or
Lloyd. Tel. 618-7025 or 610-
ONE Coaster bus in good
working condition. Contact
616-3736 or 660-1564. No
reasonable offer refused.
,GREIA Toyota Tacoma.
Excellent condition, added
features. Price $3.5M negotiable.
Tel. 225-4398, 641-8754.
ONE AA 60 Carina, in excel-
lent working condition, needs body
work tape deck, AC etc. Tel. 617-
good condition mag rims, stick
gear, tape deck. Tel: 626-6837
after hours # 220-4316.
TOYOTA Levin AE 101
4AGE engine, 2-door, fully
powered, 15" mags, clean car.
98 Sheriff St., C/ville. 223-9687.
TOYOTA Sprinter AE 100,
white, PHH series. CD, A/C, mags
and fully powered. Phone # 222-
3181, 627-3438.
1 TOYOTA Celica, GT
Sport, fully kitted, colour Pearl
Black, good condition $1.1M
neg. Tel. 642-8486, 644-6822.
HILUX SURF, New model
3RZ engine, automatic, fully
powered, CD, DVD. Clean. Like
new. 223-9687 Sheriff St.
TOYOTA Single cab Pick up
- $695 000 neg. Contact A.R.K.
Enterprise. The Container
House. Tel. 225-7332, 227-
3580, 225-9412.
1 7 150 BLACK (leather
interior); 2 Toyota Tundras. white
& 2 beautiful .1.- l.'.1:- I- their
interior. Ail i . Call',
-2-27-5500, -227-2027: .

TOYOTA Corona station
wagon T-130 back wheel drive,
PCC series. Price $500 000 neg.
Call 226-2833 or 233-3122.
NISSAN Cefiro V6, 2000CC
with power windows and mag
rims. Price $1.2M negotiable.
Contact 226-9989, 226-9973.
1 EP 81 TOYOT Starlet
motor car. Manual, 4-door, PGG
series $500 000 neg. Call -
FORD 150 Pick Up, 3 doors,
good condition, CD/Tape player,
Bubble tray, dual air bag, mag
rims, etc. $5.5M neg. Tel. 220-
(1) TOYOTA Corona car, AT
150, automatic. Excellent
condition, recently sprayed over,
power window. Contact Mohan
- 220-9801.
1 DUMP truck, 1 -water tender
and 330 Timber Jack Skidder all
are in good working condition. For
more information Contact: 264-
1 AT 150 TOYOTA Carina -
excellent condition, new engine.
Contact 227-5488 (0), 8 am to 5:30
pm. 220-8561 (after hrs.) David.
1 TOYOTA Corolla KE 70.
Working condition. Terms can be
arranged. Contact Shameela
Khan, 621-2472, 611-3887.
1 NISSAN Stanzy, PCC
1101. In good working condition.
Price $220 000 neg. Tel. 629-
0634. Must be sold.
1 JOHN Dere tractor 7410,
No. 19962, HP 125, 1 lorry/crane
No. GEE 5459, HP 165. Both in
immaculate working condition.
Call Tel. # 226-1856, 227-5468.
1 4X4 TOYOTA Pick-Up.
Specially for Guyana's rough
terrain, fabrication done in
Japan. High ground clearance,
power steering, A/C, roll bar,
double shocks, ready for any trail.
Very little use. Phone # 226-
7754, Cell # 629-8153.
TURBO) Advance Starlet.
Manual, fully powered, A/C, mag
rims, (PHH series). Immaculate
condition. Price $1.2M. (Low
mileage). Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902.
E24 NISSAN Caravan
minibus, BHH 5519. Good
condition. Tel. #s 274-0563, 274-
0609, 624-3614. 109 Public
Road Friendship/Buxton, ECD.
(Opposite Cemetery).
AT 192 CARINA, AE 100
Corolla & 110 Sprinter, G-Touring
Wagon, EP 82 Starlet, Toyota
extra cab Pick Up & 4-door
Toyota'Land Cruiser, Grand
Vitara (2000). Amar 227-2834,
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, 225-2503.
ANITA Auto Sales Lot 43
Croal & Alexander Sts., 628-
2833, 227-8550. Toyota Carina,
Corona AT 190, AT 192, AT 170,
AA 60, Toyota Corolla Sprinter
AE 110, AE 100, AE 81, Toyota
Hi Ace, RZ 3Y, 9-seater, Honda
AST01, Toyota Camry,
Mitsubishi Galant, Lancer,
Toyota Hilux 4 x 4 enclose &
open tray, Datsun Pick Up 2 x 4.
FOR the best in service for
thirty years in the used vehicle
business and after sales service.
Now for sale Toyota 170 Carina
, Corolla cars, AT 192, AE 100
and 110 Corolla & Sprinter,
Toyota Carina 212, Sunny and
others, RZ Long & Short base
buses, Four Runners automatic,
small buses. Contact Pete's Auto
Sales, Lot 2 George Street, Werk-
en-Rust 226-9951, 226-5546
or Lot 10 Croal Street, Stabroek,
2000 NISSAN Frontier 2-
door Pick-up Extra Cab. (special
edition desert runner). Fully
loaded, XEV6, Automatic, cool
A/C, tinted windows, 4 seats,
mags, stereo cassette, bright
metallic yellow. etc. Free extras
-new KBT front & rear shocks
(lifetime warranty), free front &
rear brakes, filters. Reduced $4
million 609-0247.
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 -.,,nI se. Excellent
condition '. 000. Owner
ealving. 621-4928.

Four-runner $2.4 million; 1
Toyota IRZ, mags, music, etc.
- $875 000; 1 600 XT
Scramble (brand new
condition) US$3 500; 1 AT
192 fully loaded, PHH series,
mags, spoiler, music, air-
conditioned $1.3 million
neg.; 1 AT 170 Carina $675
000; 1 G-Touring Wagon -
$1.1 million; 1 KE 74 Corolla
back-wheel drive, Wagon -
$475 -000; 1 AA 60 Carina,
clean car $375 000; 1 AT 170
Corona, PGG series, automatic,
air-conditioner, CD Player,
mags, never worked hire before
- $875 000; 1 Mercedes Benz,
top notch $1.5 million.
Contact Mr. Khan, 28 'BB'
Eccles, New Housing Scheme,
EBD. Tel. 233-2336, 623-9972,
VEHICLES. CARS: Toyota Carina
AT 192, Starlet Glanza Turbo EP
91, Toyota Sprinter AE 110,
Mitsubishi Galant EA 1A, Toyota
Cynos Convertible, Toyota Cynos
Sports Coupe EL 52. PICKUPS:
(4WD), Toyota Hilux LN .170 Extra
cab (fully loaded) Toyota Hilux
LN 100 (Diesel) Short Base,
Hilux YN 100 (gasoline) Toyota
Hilux LN 106 (diesel) Long
Base. TRUCKS: Mitsubishi Canter
2 tons open tray. Full after sales
service and financing available.
Corolla NZE 121, AE 110,
EE 103, Honda Civic EK3 &
ES1, Toyota Hilux Extra Cab
- LN 172, LN 170, RZN 174,
Toyota Hilux Double Cab -
YN 107, LN 107, LN 165, 4
x 4, RZN 167, RZN 169,
Toyota Hilux Single Cab -
LN 106, Toyota Hilux Surf -.
RZN 185 YN 130, KZN 185,
Mitsubishi Canter FE 638E,
FE6387EV, Toyota Carina AT
192, AT 212, Toyota Marino AE
100, Toyota Vista AZV 50, Honda
CRV RO1, Toyota RAV 4, ZCA
26, ACA21, SXA 11, Toyota Mark
IPSUM SXM 15, Toyota Mark 2
GX 100, Lancer CK 2A, Toyota
Corona Premio AT 210, Toyota
Hiace Diesel KZH110, Mitsubishi
Cadia Lancer SC2A, Toyota
Corolla G-Touring Wagon AE
100. Contact Rose Ramdehol
Auto Sales, 226 South Rd.,
Bourda, Georgetown. Tel. 226-
8953, 226-1973, 227-3185, Fax.
227-3185. We give you the best
cause you deserve the best.
TOYOTA EP 82 (2 doors) -
manual, Starlet never registered
- $1.1M; SV 30 Camry (Vista) -
PHH series, immaculate $1.4M
neg.; SV 40 Camry $1.5M; AE
91 Corolla, automatic $575 000;
AT 190 Corona $1.4M; AT 192
Carina $1 350.000; AE 100
Corolla/Sprinter $1.3M; Toyota
Marino, PJJ series $1 350 000;
AT 170 Corona, full Lite $875
000; Long Base RZ minibus -
$1.3M; EP 82 GT Turbo,
(manual), PHH series $1.1M.
Call for what you did not see here
- 227-4040, 628-0796.
TOYOTA (2003) Tundra 4x4
Extra cab $5.2M; Toyota Land
Cruiser, 1993 model, manual with
A/C, winch roof rack, mags $2.6M
neg.: Toyota Xtra Cab 4x4 Pick
Up with 5L Diesel engine $2.7M;
1994 Model Toyota Double Cab
4 x 4 Pick up in immaculate
condition $3.3M neg.; 1999
Model Toyota Tacoma, manual
and automatic $3M; Toyota
Single Cab 4 x 4 solid deff. Pick
Up $850 000; Toyota Surf (4-
Runner) $2.2M; 3.5-ton Canter
open tray $2.7M; Chevy Blazer,
enclosed, automatic $1M. K and
N Auto Sales. 227-4040, 628-

ir^^urdiooizLd mireu~eui.
1 LIVE-in Maid. 16
Public Road, Kitty
Contact Baby. Lot 1 B Shell Rd.
KEYHOMES # 223-4267.
DRIVER for Hayab truck. Call
226-8585, 617-0206, 226-3563.
ONE Mature Domestic 30
yrs. and older. Call 227-5637.
BARGIRL, Cook, Cleaner. At
Doc's- Pool Bar. Tel. # 227-0555.

LORRY van Driver.
Preferably over 40 yrs. Good
salary. Call 220-0066.
ONE Taxi Driver. Contact Z.
Khan, 11 Thomas St., Kitty. Tel.
HOUSES for rental or sale.
Available clients. Sonja 225-
7197, 623-2537.
1 LIVE-in Maid, 25 30
years. Contact 52 Evan St., G/
town. Tel. 226-7189
DRIVERS & contract cars.
Call Pacesetters Taxi Service
- 223-7909, 223-7910.
ONE live-in Domestic to
take care of elderly man. Mc
Doom., EBD. Tel. No. 226-
WE have overseas and
local clients to rent apartments
and houses. Please call us -
SCLERICAL Staff. Computer
F2 Quick Book. A must. Call 226-
8585, 617-0206, 226-3563.
containers immediately. Call
226-8585, 617-0206, 226-
ONE Waitress, Nigh Shift.
Apply in person to Odyssey
Restaurant, 207 Barr Street,
CONTACT 223-1682.
HAVE a place to rent or sell
urgently? Call Bryan 233-
6160. Guaranteed no high
1609, 624-2653, 777-4126.
working persons in city or
suburban with moderate rental.
experienced country lady needs
a job as a general domestic. Tel.
Preferably vegetarian, light
duties. Call Mr. Sukhdeo on
Tel. 263-5809 or 624-1569.
1 BEDFORD Lorry Diesel/
Mechanic, full-time and one
full-time service man. Call 228-
2480, 613-8554.
WAITRESS, Bartender, 1
live-in- Maid (35-40 yrs). Apply
Night Bird, 189 Barr St., Kitty.
and Porter boys. Apply Jay's
Variety Store, King St.,
Lacytown. Tel. 225-4413, 225-
TRUCK Drivers &
Watchmen. Apply to Dalip
Trading Ltd., 11 14 Broad St.,
Charlestown. Tel. 225-0239.
GIRLS to work in
Dressmaking Est. Must know to
hem and press garments. Call
226-0013, Dacia.
FEMALE wanted for
housekeeping in Trinidad. Age
21 36. Call 1 868 763 -
2065 or write Box 4498, Sangre
Grande, Trinidad.
2 WAITRESSES (1 live-in).
Contact Bibi Jameel's Indian
Styles Restaurant & Bar, 14
Vryheid's Lust Public Rd., ECD.
Tel. 220-5244.
electrical items. Experience
would be an asset. Apply 68
Robb Street, Guyana Variety
Store (Nut Centre).
TECHNICIAN to repair TV,
DVD Players, tape recorders,
etc. Auto. electrician skills would
be an asset. Apply 68 Robb St.
(Nut Centre).
227-3233, 226-5299.
HOUSE provided for a small
family to live in and to work on
t e. Wakenaanl, Islandto pick up.
and peel coconuts, Please call.
- 624-6855. 623-8652.

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MALE and female coconut
pickers to pick up and peel
coconuts on the Wakenaam
Island. House provided for
workers. Good wages. Please
call 624-6855, 623-8652.
Machine Operators and Clippers
to work in Garment factory.
Apply in person @ R. Sookraj &
Sons. 108 Regent St.,
Lacytown, G/town.
Handyboy, House Cleaner &
Accountant with experience.
Apply to Tsing Tao Store. 34
Robb St., Bourda.
DRIVER with valid Lorry
Licence. Send application with
2 recommendations to: The
Manager, Keishar's, 5 Camp &
Hadfield Sts., G/town.
SECURITY Guards with
clean employment record.
Send application and 2
recommendations to: The
Manager, Keishar's, 5 Camp &
Hadfield Sts., G/town.
35 yrs and over. Minimum
driving experience 5 years.
Apply in person to Thrifty
Shopping Center, 129 Regent
St., between King & Wellington
SALESGIRL, kitchen
staff; live-in girl from
country area. Nazeema Deli
318 East St., N/C/ Burg.
5273, 223-5274, 771-4180,
EXPERIENCED Hairdresser.
Must know to do manicure,
pedicure, facial and
hairstyles, etc. Also chairs to
rent. Please contact. Tel. 223-
5252 or 628-3415.
SALESMEN and Drivers. A
growing company is seeking
highly motivated individuals to
fill the position immediately.
Applicants must be at least 28
years of age, have a sound
secondary education; three (3)
years experience in a similar
capacity, is the holder of-a valid
truck Licence and four (4) years
driving experience. All
applications should be sent to:
Secretary, W J& Young Global
Enterprises, 291 Thomas
Street, South Cummingsburg,
Georgetown, Guyana. Closing
Date August 14, 2005. Contact
# 227-2653.
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The death is announced
of the late ELAINE
nee HOLFORD of #483
Sage Drive, Ruby Park, St
Philip, Barbados, who died
on 20th July, 2005.
Former employee of the Centra
Sergeant in the Guyana
She was the mother of Audwin a:
of Seon Bannister Snr., Vernon E
Kenrick Holfo
Aunt of Seon Jnr., Colin, Erne
Desiree Bannister; Annie, Adria
Vernon Jnr., Cheryl, Vanessa a
Kenneth and Andrew Holford
Holford; Great aunt
The funeral of the late Elaine C
Holford was. held at Coral Ridge
Barbados on Wednesday

JODAH: In loving mem
dear wife & mother S
JODAH of 25 Delph St; C
died on August 14,2002.
SAugust comes with
S" A month we will ne
But we all know that
For in our hearts yc
$'sleep on beloved, take
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memory of our dear fatty
and grandfather DAN!
Bagotville, West Ba
Demerara who depart
this life on August

You were a lovin
As you willingly ans
For although you are
For in our hearts

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grandchildren and

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nd Agnel E
Iryant Snr.
est, Terry,
an, Glenda
nd Neiola
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3uyana and
Barron. Sister
,and the late

Keith and
a, Edmund,
Bryant; and
ate Karen

Sof many.
Christabel Barro.r nee
Memorial Garden_ in
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In loving memory of our dear father
formerly of 42 Garnett Street, Newtown, Kitty
who departed this life on August 13th, 1975 j
Today, we silently remember all the good
things our dear DAD did for us
Those truly special and thoughtful .
deeds that cannot be washed awayj
He was helpful and kind in all his ways
Loving and caring to the end of his days '
Sincere and faithful in heart and mind
What a wonderful memory he hwi Ic It behi,, -
May God Grantr 111111 Cter il ret.
SRemnembered by his loving children,
daughters-in-law, sons-in-law,
grandchildren and other relatives.

RITTON: In loving
memory of PRINCESS
>RIAM MATILDA who was called
ory of our to higher service on August
HARIFAN 11,1994.
/villc who
'"What peacefid hours that once we new
deep regret How sweet their memory still
, rf ,ill Burt they have left an aching void
u ,',,.; .* I"re This world can never fill"
e thy sweet rest "I.
ly the best.
vine husband, Remembered on this day as always by Olga,
children. Dorothy, Cedric, Suzanne, Shundel and all other


IEL MARQUES: In cherished
of memory of our dear mother;
,nlk a/k DAISY, who departed this life "
ed on August 14,1995.
Quietly remembered everyday
To some you maybe forgotten
To others part of-the past
g father to us all But to those of us who loved and lost you
Your memories will always last
swered death's call They say that memories are golden
gone it's God's will And such no one can steal
Well, maybe that's true
you linger still But we never wanted memories
We only wanted you
ving child A mother whose heart was full of love
ving children, Charity and good deeds for whoever came her way
other relatives.
Sadly missed byherloving children.


cherished memory of"
our beloved one ,:: .' '
PRASHAD of Gopaal J.4
MIandir. 35 Hoices
Street, Charlestown n
,,Iho departed this life ./
on August 14, 2001.

"Time is invaluable, do not waste even half a minute. The hours that have passed
cannot return. The wheel of time will not halt for anyone. So one should be God
conscious, cultivate good thoughts, words and deeds for life can be gone in a

Each day that goes by we think of you '
r N_" There are so many things to remind us of you -'
: Your loving care and tender touch
We cherish and savour so much
1ii, We still ache for you in our hearts :'
For to lose you words cannot impart
But we know you are always near
II' "For we feel your presence everywhere
May Lord Shiva always keep you in his loving care

Sadly missed by: His loving daughters Indranie and
Radhika Sharma, son-in-law Pt. Chidanand Sharma,
7 grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces,
nephews, God-children, other relatives and




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cated Georgetown Football
League (GFL) 2005 season
continued yesterday at a
venue far from ready for such
competitive football, and
amid the victories for Fruta
Conquerors and Uprising one
player was left with a broken
The division one encoun-
ter between Uprising and
Northern Rangers which had a
delayed start by over half-

hour resulted in two red cards
and the first casualty of the
season. Uprising took the lead
as early as the 6th minute,
thanks to John Marcus, but
Carlyle levelled the score for
Rangers 14 minutes later.
Seven minutes into the sec-
ond segment goalkeeper Joel
David, after a most violent
tackle on Uprising's captain
Prince Wharton which left him
with a broken shin bone, was

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issued the first yellow card of the competition by referee
Wayne Joseph for unsportsmanlike behaviour.
The game, which started forty minutes late due to the late
arrival of United's players, was also poor in quality. Beacon's
.oal hungry forward Nigel Denny, who missed no fewer than
ihree clear-cut opportunities in the opening fifteen minutes, can-
celed out Unitd's lead in the 36th minute
The newly-illuminated GFC ground will once again be
the venue for more GFL action this evening. At 18:00 h,
the quarter-finals of the President's Cup will begin with
Santos opposing Uitvlugt, to be followed at 20:00 h by ri-
vals CarilAir Western Tigers and Pele FC in the Premier

broken leQ

There was no stretcher at
the ground. However,
Wharton was taken to the hos-
pital by a cousin. The result-
ing penalty taken by Rawle
Prince was missed, then to add
to the woes of Rangers, an-
other player, Deon Bowen,
was given marching orders by
referee Otis James in the 63rd
It was left to former Na-
tional captain Gordon 'The Ul-
timate Warrior' to seal the game
for Uprising as he produced one
of his trademark headers of yes-
teryear in the 82nd minute.
In the premier league affair
Conquerors made light work of
GFC with a comfortable 4-2
A Dexter Bentick double
(6th and 32nd) in the first half
laid the foundation for the
three points as Delon Williams
(571h) and Anthony Abrams
(89th) supported in the last
GFC's consolation goals
came from Devon Millington
(22nd ) and Clayton McLeod
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IN FULL flow: Winger Claudius Butts powers to the try line, supported by Troy Arjoon
(left) and Ryan Hinckson (third from left). (Photos Winston Oudkerk)


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GOING down: Trinidad & Tobago about to lose possession as a swarm of Guyana's play-
ers close in.

Guyana beat T&T

after 20

years to cop second place

By Isaiah Chappelle
AFTER more than two de-
cades, Guyana inflicted a
championship defeat over
Trinidad & Tobago, yesterday,
at the National Park.
Playing as a well-coordi-'
nated unit; the local team beat
the Twin Island Republic 29-21
to place second in the Southern
Caribbean Rugby Champion-
ship and Rugby World Cup
qualifying series, while Barbados
expectedly hammered St Lucia
81-0, to claim the crown.
Winger Claudius Butts and
Kevin McKenzie scored two
tries each of the five Guyana
tries, with Richard Staglon reg-
istering the other. Captain
Theodore Henry and Ryan.
George had one conversion each.
Brendon O'Farrell- was ac-
curate, kicking two drop goals
for Trinidad & Tobago and a
penalty, while Graeme Alkins
and Filicien Guerra had one try
each, and Alkins a conversion.
Guyana were all over
Trinidad & Tobago forcing a pen-
alty within two minutes of play '
but it was not scored. However,
the team opened, with seven
points through McKenzie's try
and a good conversion by Henry.
McKenzie received a nice pass
from the centre, faked the de-
fence then slipped through be-
tween two players and raced ten
metres for the try.
Trinidad & Tobago settled

and no more points materialised
for Guyana before O'Farrell
kicked to goal on the run from
about centre of the 22-metre
line, scoring the drop goal in the
31st minute.
The visitors crept closer to
Guyana's score, cutting it to one
point after getting a penalty from
about 15 metres at the left, six
minutes later, taken by O'Farrell.
Three minutes into in-
jury time Butts who had a
very good game collected the
ball, kicked forward by Henry
from a Guyana scrum, and
dashed home for the try. They
took halftime leading 12-6.
.Within two minutes of the
second half, McKenzie com-
pleted'his double try, racing to
the line to down the ball, kicked
forward by Henry. Ryan
Hinckson, however, was not ac-
curate with the conversion.
Again Trinidad & Tobago
cut the lead with another drop-
goal by O'Farrell from 15 metres
out five minutes later.
By 14 minutes in. Gu\ ana''
game was one of team pla.,
highlighted when Henry pa--.ed,
the ball to McKenzie, who
found Staglon and he raced the
five metres to the try line:
George was good with the con-
version and the lead went to 24-
Trinidad & Tobago were still
dominating in the maul and two
minutes later, they pushed five
metres to the try line for Alkins

... Barbados claim crown

to.get the try, moving to 14.
Guyana still controlled the
run of play and .37 minutes in,
Butts finished a fine piece of
passing play, which started
with fly half Christopher Singh
at centre. He collected the ball
at the left wing and raced 22
metres to the southern try line
STrinidad & Tobago regi.s-
tered the last set of points
They pushed to the try line
with Guerra downing the ball
one minute into injury time and
Alkins making good the se\ en
points with a goc;d conversion.
The final whistle e %ent and


Guyana won by eight points.
It was back in 1984 in the
Southern Caribbean and
McGreggor championship that
Gu\ana \\on the first ot a three-
Test eries at the same 'enue.
according it' -ecrelar\ of the
Gu~ ana Rugb. Football Linion
iGRFULi Terry Grant
The onl' time GuCi.Lf.i \i on
the NMcGreggor Cup ia: in mI95
%'hen a team captained b\ Noel
Adonis beat Tnnidad & Tobao'
in the Tu in Island Republic
Adonis, no\% the GRFLi se-
nior %ce-president and teclnu.
cal director. said the \\in b\

Guyana was a.result of great at-
tention being-placed on the.
"Rugby in the Caribbean
has been dynamic. It has been
changing in importance and
attention in the %arious coun-
tries. In Gu3ana. attention is
being placed on the develop-
ment of the sport and it is no"
beginning to pa3."
Adonl \\ th the tean. s pertonni.nce but
the', -till had a long ,va to In
\\e ha\.e the talent and are
nou gelling ihe discipline A
high level ot discipline i- needed
to- pla N i a high le'el \\e hate
been narro~ ing the gap. not
onl( in the region but beyond

the region."
He reiterated the high point
of the team was the perfor-
mance to the two youth play
ers Christopher Singh and
Rondell Keiler. .
'Coming out of the Under-
IS le\el. the\ displayed the ortl'
ot colnposure that is Indliellve
of experience garnered at rhalt'
lei.el Thes\ conmbuted ma nif-
cenils annd significantly "
Adonis aild Henr', minc
into hi,. .,.i n in the game. ,, hLle
TroL .Arioon and McKenzie hiad
good performances
"It "as a real solid rtam
effort. Their supported each
other. The score is a just re-
nard for that commitment."

GTTA not sending team to CAC championships
.U'IANA \ill not be repre- sociauon decided to call off the ciauon IGOAi med to make the adinunistraors but we no, need'.
ented this 3ear at the 451h trip on FiHda. night trip possible afer contri!buing to look at the other cormpC-- .
centrall American and Carib- Munroe had mdicated earber $1111" 10u0 but that i as noiot n.ns that Gu ana can take plrt,
.ean Senior Table Tennis that the trip \was in leopard) enough. in

Championships. set to com-
mence tomorrow and end Au-
gust 22 in Guatemala, due to
financial constraints.
Secretary of the Guyana
Table Tennis Association
iGTT-%. Godfrey lunroe.
h,. .as expected to travel as
manager of the five male plaI-.
cl selected iMattheti Khan.
-Christopher FrLnkIni. Idi Le1\ is.
Paul Meusa and Andie.. Djl\
told Chronicle Sport that the ; i

since the tere lagging behind
on travelling expenses which h
for the five players alone \ ill
cause approximately $1 5M.
He said that the GTTA
found themselves in this sltua-
ion because they funded a fet\
teniale players for the Sacha
competition in Trinidad and To-
bago a Ife" ..eeks .ago as v\.ell ai
a fe' nhile, Cei '. he. particli-
pated in the Li S open
The GCt, alna (-01 )lipic Ass O-

'esierda\ the GTTA secre-
tar\ said that with the trip off
the association has sent out cor-
respondence to Jamaica. Barba-
dos and Trinidad to hate then
players travel to Gu\and in a
fe\\ leeks tine to take part in
a quadrangular series He ssad j
fa'o:iuralhl response lhas\
been recei. ed fi:oim Trinidad and
T. bago
I n,' ihalh the pl.iycr arc
disapp hinted. and so i', i.,fe tih

A tfe` of tho-e conmpLi-
tions for the semors will be hlia
Baltimore Open in November''
the Commonwealth Game'd :i.d
the 'Vorld Chanmpionships r, ..% :
\ ear,
At the moment, howce .r,'
the focus of the GTTA %ill c be'
shifted to the juniors hho ,!re
expected to travel to Barbados,
to take part in the Carihbbt in
Junior Championships at c::ie.
end of tlii month.



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THE Guyana Defence Force
(GDF) became the last team
to advance to the quarter-fi-
nal stage of the replayed
President's Cup football tour-
nament after a one-nil win
over Victoria Kings on Friday

night at the GFC ground.
Played before a sprinkling
of spectators the Army out-
muscled their opponents in an-
other scrappy affair that lacked
imagination and will now meet
Pele in the quarter-final. The
game's winning goal came off the
right boot of Royston Morrison

in the 30th minute of play when
he fired from just inside the area
on the attacking right, to beat an
out-of-position goalkeeper at
the. far post.
Meanwhile, the first
match of the GFL's Premier
League which preceded the
GDF/Kings clash ended in-a

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1-1 stalemate to give both
Thomas United and Beacon a
point each. United took the
lead in the 25th minute when
veteran Chris Barnwell
converted from the penalty
spot after Shawn Morris was
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WE REACH OUR RIVER CAMP for the night, a fresh. -thatched beban or open
shelter strung with hammocks. Judy. 26. has appeared out of the woods with provi-
sions for supper in the event we don't catch any fish with our hand-lines. A good
thing, too. Evemung descends and a full moon backlights the trees along the river, but
Gary has only managed to hook two small piranha. He appears jaded by the usual
tra eller's commotion over his notonous catch.
"Really. the piranha that eat people are rare. We don't have them here. Of course,
Sif you are bleeding when you go swimming in the river..."
It's not something we plan to do soon. We listen as the daybirds retire before the
advance of their nocturnal relatives, a series of battle-whoops and melancholy ca-
dences at the treble end of the avian register. The dark forest is quickemng to unseen
life. even the giant trees seem to be talking among themselves. A leonine roar begins,
and grows louder, like the brass furnaces of the Apocalypse rumbling to life.
Howler monkeys.
"Those are red howlers," Gary notes. "the black ones sound different"
We gratefully dig into Judy's "rainforest chop suey" noodles with chicken and
local vegetables, a handful of raw hot bird peppers and sip fresh lemonade as the
full moon makes Its ascent o er the treeline and bathes the nverbed in cold silver. We
can see every rock and its shadow. Of the two. the shadows seem more real. The
heroic giant boulders recall an age when this terrain was the estuary of a mighty
river, long before the Andes rose in the west. Now a familiar bird sounds its nostal-
gic cry from deep within the forest:
Whip-poor-will, whip-poor-will.
"This bird is from our country," we proudly inform Gary, who nods doubtfully.
In fact the singer is a tropical nightjar, a cousin of our native species
and to the non-birdwatcher, identical in its mottled coat of brown and
grey. But what is native about any migratory creature? We lie awake
for hours in our hammocks, each of us draped in an illusory gauze of
mosquito netting, half-dreaming. The Burro- Burro gurgles its way
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carnivores and hunt during the day eating mostly fish.


Sunday Chronicle Auigust 14,2005

Well guys. This is the final week of Lessons for
Life. I have thoroughly enjoyed writing them over
the past four weeks and from my worldwide
emails, so have many of you. Hopefully, you have
been saving the pages and will keep these lessons
as inspiration whenever things get ruff.


As we rush around spinning all our plates and trying to find
time to relax it is easy to start to take life ultra-seriously. When
This happens, our irritation levels shoot sky high and before we
know it we are feeling annoyed and upset at the slightest incident.
When you next find yourself getting wound up over something, just
stop and ask yourself this question: Does it really matter? If it re-
all) does, then get to grips with what must be done (appropriate
action is a fine antidote to stress).
However, very often we allow ourselves to become worked up
about something that really doesn't matter, and then our irritation
can quickly lead us into negativity and feelings of low self-esteem.
Your daughter dropped chocolate on her dress; the house isn't
perfectly tidy; a work colleague didn't do the task you asked her
exactly the way you would have preferred it to be done. Is it worth
making a point? Is it worth getting upset?
When we are feeling good about ourselves, these minor details
are unimportant. When we are feeling low, the small things really
seem to matter. The next time you feel your stress levels rising:
Ask yourself, Does it really matter? If the answer is no, then re-
mind yourself that this isn't important and that it's not worth get-
ting upset over.
Let it go and move on.

Lessons to learn: Let go of minor irritations and keep your stress
levels down.


How do '.ou feel when \ou ha\e had a really good laugh' You
feel great don't \ou1
Laughing and -snuhng acualhl ha\e amazing health-grl ing effects
As you laugh. you exercrie ',our bell area and diaphragm. This
abdominal movement deepens \our breathing r hich increases the
oxygen into ,our body and improves Nour circulation Laughing ex-
pand blood \essels, which encourages tissue healing. Smiling and
tughung stimulate the production of endorphuns i our body's natu-
ral painkillers which h produce a natural tugh. When you laugh you
are helping you lymphatic s stem to get nd of bodily wastes, you
'burh off fat and relax your nmucles
Laughter s the best rmcdicinc You can really\ ha\e a good laugh
and be anxious and stressed at the same lime When ',ou see the
funny side of life. \ou are more able to put things m perspecu\e
It's easier to ask ,ourself if ,our problem really\ matters that much
What incredible benefits' Ho\wee er fed up aou feel it surely is worth
trying to find something to laugh about. Stan \v. th a sn-ule and sart
to change your mood Seel. out something that has made ou laugh
in the pat, a i\ deo. a book. the company of certain friend. an

Lesson to learn Put a i-nule on :,our face and go for laughter. it
can only make you feel one hundred per cent better.

There is ahkais o much to do. isn't there Ho.c. can .'.e lind
the lime for not doing and just being' A long rime ago someone
said to me If lou can't irnd ulnie tor ,,oursell h"'.'. can ,ou expect
anyone elke i. find time tor .. 'u This .topped liT in mi\ e\er--o-
busy track' and put ni in a n:r- .'
Find the rnirn \':'u .\ie .rih ib Take piece .1 paper and eci
oIt a ..ecekl' plan which shows when you will have time alone in
order to dJo : othiing and to b6 sething. Even if youi cn orily man-

age ten minutes a day this will be enough.
Dedicate this time to being. Sit quietly and alone, turn off all
electronic distractions and close you eyes in silence. Expect noth-
ing, just experience yourself. If you have never done this before it
can be quite a shock: noise, feelings, thoughts (especially thoughts)
are calling for your attention and ten minutes can feel like hours.

Sherry Bollers-Dixon

Stick to this, learn to ignore you internal chatter (it never stops so
just let it go). These ten minutes a day are dedicated to being. Do
this for a week and make a note of what happens and how you
Get used to time alone just doing nothing and you will find
yourself feeling more relaxed and at ease.

Lessons to Learn: We are called human beings for a reason.


Have you ever tormented yourself with such unanswerable ques-
tions as:
Why doI always get the bad luck?
How comeI'm such a loser?
Why can't someone give me a break?
When will my life start to take off?
Why do I always have such lousy relationships?

Such questions lead to the pain of helplessness and frustration
and low self-esteem. Is there a question like this that you keep ask-
ing yourself over and over again, which tortures you endlessly and
doesn't seem to have an answer? Think of such a question as a
wrong door for you to go through.

Exercise My wrong doors
Make a list of any negative and critical questions that you ask
yourself when you are in the low self-esteem loop. Reflect this list
and the feelings that you have when you question yourself in this
Now consider this: how many times do you need to ask your-

self a self defeating and unproductive question before you can stop
and realise that this is a wrong door for you?
When you next find yourself looking low self-esteem in the eye,
just stop and remember that you can always change your responses;
you don't have to go down that well-worn path of negativity. Our
habitual patterns have been learned and they can be unlearned. Get
out of the self-blame game and stop punishing yourself. Let your-
self off these self-defeating hooks and nurture your positive self-
belief. You can do this: you only need to think you can!

Lesson To learn: Give yourself a break, and another one and
another one

A lot of people often say that they never seem to get what
they want: life treats them badly and people treat them badly, so
how can they feel good about themselves?
Well, we can only get what we want if we ask for what we
want. This may seem obvious and yet we often don't ask for what
we want because we don't always say what we mean. Have you
ever had a conversation like this?

YOU: (wanting to go out to an Indian restaurant) Let's eat out

YOU: Where do you want to go?

PARTNER: I don't care.

YOU: Well let's decide on somewhere.

PARTNER: I don't care, wherever you want.

YOU: No, you decide.

PARTNER: OK, let's go for a pizza.

YOU: OK. (As usual, I never get my own way.)

Next time you don't get what you want, check that you asked
for it clearly. Did you say what you meant or did you hold back
for some reason? Start saying exactly what you mean and asking
for what you want. Your feelings of self-respect v ill increase, and
you will have much more chance of getting what you want.

Lesson to learn: Say what you mean and mean %hat you say
and your life will become much simpler.

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My husband and
I have been
married 18
years. We had a won-
derful life together and
raised an extraordinary
daughter, who just
turned 17. About a year
ago.I began feeling we
simply coexisted.
I must say I greatly admire
and respect my husband he's
been an honest and upstanding abuse or neglect is-
sues. But when we spoke
awhile back about our just plod-
ding along, my husband said he
didn't think he could change if
we saw a counsellor.
Within a month I resolved
if he wouldn't change or seek
counselling, what, then, was the
-point our marriage was over..I
asked for a divorce. Shortly
thereafter my husband moved
out. We both expressed how
much we love each other and
how painful this is. We've
cried, embraced, and supported

each other.
My problem is this: as soon
as he moved out I realized I
made a horrible mistake. There
are days I feel I simply can't ex-
ist without my husband, and
I'm having difficulty dealing
with the profound grief of los-
ing my life partner. I believe if
pride could be set aside, we
could work this out.
The other problem is:
within two weeks of moving out
(and two days after he said, "I'll
always love you") my husband
began an affair with a friend he's
known for years. He is deeply
religious and vehemently op-
posed to adultery. I am com-
pletely floored. We are not even
legally separated.
When I confronted him, he
easily admitted his infidelity
saying how lonely he was. I feel
he may have been-so hurt he
struck out in the one way he
knew would hurt me most. I can
overcome his infidelity because
I love him so dearly, and I want
us to. see a counsellor together.
Is it worth the fight to ensure

we've made the right ch

Doris, a friend of ou
a young man who oft
"Women and cigarettes
the death of me." He
actly right. Two days
21st birthday, he was
the street to buy a pack
rettes. A drunk driver -
-hurtled into him with

loice? He was dead at the scene.
Sometimes we get what we
DORIS ask for. You want to reconcile,
but what is he thinking? "I'm
urs knew not unfaithful. You released me
:en said, from our promise." Another
s will be woman saw a treasure where
was ex-. you saw trash. What counsel-
after his ling does he need? You chose the
crossing future; now you bear the con-
of ciga- sequences.

a woman
her car.


I've been with my boyfriend three years. Within six months
we moved in together. I thought he was the man I would
spend the rest of my life with. A year into our relationship
he said he wanted to marry me. Needless to say I was
A couple of days later he said he didn't have the money to
give me the ring I deserved, but within a year we would be at
least engaged. So I dropped the subject, assuming he was being
truthful and thinking he was so sweet to want that for me. Now
I can't even bring up the subject without him getting angry. I
am doubting everything about myself now.
Angel, he made a proposal of a proposal. What did it get
him? Everything. You spent a year, expecting at any moment,
the proposal he proposed. What were you doing? Acting like
the loving, affectionate, about-to-be-engaged girlfriend.
How many men have pulled this one? There ought to be a
name for it, like there is for other confidence games: the pigeon
drop, the Latin lotto, the Jamaican switch. What he stole from
you wasn't money, but something more valuable. Emotion, in-
timacy, and the promise of a future.
You doubt yourself because you cling to the idea you
weren't scammed, but you need to accept this is no man to

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fundamental Rights Provision

udge refuses application to read.

PpoitionS of absent witnesses

N 1968, the courtt had of the Evidence Ordinance eqiut to the c.,T e ..I t .. .iel iu caI e n. iii.i.tiilirin i Nu:.., It:aking [h iapproch ruling of mine hting cited as
laid do w guidelines Chapter.25 is permissive and d pipiiOn.i \ch the Croiin i .>Londitjois li,; II dincli ad'lib- .1-i m.1 :irdtcd k '.L ili do I luhe a precedent at Assiize in the
under whichdepositions not mandatory;. would ials ieek t pio'.e ii thie ii had bccit bci i'.td vat t lI here' When 1 loked:a he date future wlheneier it is sought
abseit, witnesses c uld be (ii) in c ..Y iin r i' discri- c.Ld' ure ,ofI the mria The lI y a C pielinui.a i uu', ,t ,iiinima l ol t Ihe .iciIdu.d lit to have depot. iions of nit-
abdset aitne.. es coi t tion, court mustilook at bh. lb oldinil', 'i'lhdtie .\c oidinr; I,. Chanii elli il:d. I ad to the juiryiu criminal id pit fie' pNlu Mi la-sitih. he biodici 0( Crane. Cotii el fi i h. Ciro-itn a. ith 25th. M.Nch itl .' u-U device. It is howc er. aideci-
ses under Section 95 (1), I, ud:'e .Uf le" 10 r 1..t i- r Ke'ith M,1~-i; ah. then sub- ha.s -streseJ l 1 tJ i cl o 'ei incr' car' a.- I Inmit. sion \hibc turns on i- i own
hen it 'as pointed out that the Con.inuition. t is imt nda- nitred thatt he depoitionr ot s.cction 95 11 i s spicit-ic id iihi a threfi:r.. a certain circumstances. i,, .hai ain accI.ued the three ttliles'ses, Gojdlln. It iisi b- canLied out .and th:at cuLe d,-,es ihe Cr iun ha\e l or Hrov.eer thait lila. be. the
e practice could operate to c a fat he-tiing thin a.tei- Piihh and Pul'ip' \a hi. are ia ha' 1in kept him -.. I in awail- Lourse inken b. uadch lud,;e inmui
t prejudlke of a fair trial. n .'n.ble Lnie, a rnId "hen eriii I Tn iti mo ent resident i Englnud .l; I.l tial, \ hlen ciihrn 71 ol alas ai ri th i hc chi e
tin ih i. o. Re.ina t eruT 1 ln-; dela cJd beiv.e:n t :o- n- nd \ hiic. Ilesified-1 the prel mli 'i. Ci tni Lai. i F'rcedurei it lthe id diual ditsciciitoii aind
Sin .her the J po-- 1 initial in..l ir:il. thI burden i- .nt r.i11a inquiry onr.liltuie. Ipe. the head- a' ill be einel, Jepl idiic ...n
n 1- three linc es '. 'r ilie piitSecunOn ito .iii-.acliOrl]', put 11 "he bod anld'. oul" olf tile laci' -,,1 thlk particular .-
fuscl ith Couni hdd tht ithe e pl-iin Th.- dela.. h c:i e inc against ihe aicuisei. I a l... l .- t ihe pi-..b-
Cid 'i.Ai r l .n C i'tli ) lit'l f in lir. e pre' ni c..,c r,, eC.- iiedl g.irn a l lt the profSlC illl.i *, :dlilii\ h.11 lihe C I.,',i- i oa.i bhe
e I jde Lri Oc i t .c l' .Chi p- p l.tnA i- h.I. he i prft r.'i l I h d t.. aice oh a.toi -C.' C m ilhl- ,<,ed '**r*,, I .. Hci n Iirihel c .i-
Ir [' P tilJlli; i: d iii: h.A i 'V.' .1. :t I. iL p. ri' d i t ihn hen He referr-'ed in -ecti n no mi lir-iii, i ir.i.icl .' ..i i r .t hlih re;id, C ' do t. ii..: .' -. i n ith: cour-,e
II I',, r'dcl.i\ "' i l ot tOf e E id.enc Oidi- h) puling niii 11he .lep.,- r.iim l ii.i . it Jo .' i h.i hich i h iiii'.id i i.ile bui I
L -p:.i ihp e ,- ide neliri in W u i. 'l. ti Clle ii I aJ n.dirice, Chapter 2s b. ', ir e f O n tle.0.. l ,', I. '.' ,e..- I t jI '- If upoLln ilie ..l',l ,I il:.- nI. r '--let ,' lik ei likingg
r ,.i . rid >- lli, r ca c i thei -lllnii n.,, l lh c i '1 ilich i he C rov, n pu .-h ll put pe led tl:. l iL e C-se, lln d .:., .Li ie Cl e n .ii ] 1 e l l ,2 i lvt l, Il j' _I do trh:ii ,r.e I to
ouii Jr. i heiri.g irdquerdil .. '- i'lc ('innU L.i, iPr.. -.liiir it n iho l .e epotit o ni. all.l ur e led indeedJ -i .. LhIL ,oii r d L.II-Ti- \ i ii .' [l:t .' si.lllicieni C.'i-e pe nI lmi he depo -ili-ns I rhe
ith. ip ii:i[ ons tim ihe Pria- rdiriance. Cha.pilet I 1 the lhi.i l he -i.rd ni in thile tiulb- ii.n in i the lm.iti i i hnade O.ui iI puti 1110 accused three .il-,-en tilesi.' .I-r the
uti-.i tc.i [hie ri.hi Io h ',te ... ord ne\.i pr.aic biblee .nil-]i. C illtI gve iw e CJe jodrtia JuStice Crane added: peiton upon Ihi he Crn-n i' to h I:il ui ihe -cir.umn-
ich depositions accepted onh 6f the:Assizet memas any subl- S .it- i. as heitihei oui.' or "The -,ord *ntma" I interpret hall subject I( th- p,.i i.'ri',m I lance I ci r I.. i wouldd
ery occasion. i n t iiu.hch ihe .-urhi nut i' adiit Jep.isiiint. in a permisite i nd not Cii Scrton t o i i-i Ordlliiii .peLi.u o 10 m l.'peiciui e >-i. the
In the 0il1e Ci.e C lh.,auCeLi .. r i.iiin ti LI.. n i .ni entl, I l .n l v. rsse, v.l -tic a idat .ut Iand in he he date l r s-'i.t. and in d he e\ iiihini ile ne'.i a i.n he eh- i .lll te ri lhe
ictor hiiLl i1.1i n. -.. ic h aCcu nd l .t n .,d -i.: . 'ij ii . lie -ubhnl ied ih itl it I ercise of Inl disc'rlion I do si p l ic l "i t Alll . I .hu '- roi l j.Iudl e erqnpi.-l .,c-
ani hl C eun.itulinil ia i'. i: e'. er' oneit itniiiin after c I,-:n- .C r i, not ound to dnl iil in a judicijudi ia ni er.rner I mus l the cintrnti\ in \ihi eh uihe cnqui:. Following the ruling of
.i ii.iential right pro si'on nui:al ihei and that it 'aould-be an in- veigh the pros and cons of is held"_ the judge that the objecl.ion
i iif.r iil v. tla.iin a re a unable i I iki-ng il t [he tircn- Li Ice arid preil]udrical o the .c- Ihe application to adnit the Continuing his judgment. \ as sustained. 1th prosecu-

The facts of the case are..
at c(n Mlarchi 2. .l Fthi J c-
ised was' cimniIjrrid ti s rijrid
ial at the hine sitting of the
rinminal'A..'ize-. fo:r Demerirr.
r .ti.i.i] ~il'lercn ; .:,! forgery
leged tb have been committed
'tween August 13,and 26, 1964
Some 12 Ise -; water on
ay 6, 10'S. the irindi n nient
ntainin teni 'counts came 'up
r I ri.l (n hil ,in llniinlTin the
-cu,:ad pleaded not i uill\i o ail
e counts
' Ti ph iuecU tiuinr i 'fflr r
,enin2 ait', cae, ,ught bh the
'u.l nithod to IejJ iedsdLnce
ith j .iew ito hajin~ adidifted
it e\ iJenee the deposiion of
\ ilne-s ,.ho \\ta then re-,i-
nt abroad, and had intended
adopt the sanec pri i, -dure
ith regard to two otheriwit-
Counsel on behJlf.if theac-
sed objected and arguments
ere heard in the absence of the
SFollowing the arguments,
sfice Crane held (i) the
ord 'may' in section 95 (1)

it ; te.' Lth, i., rderaliona ti
pernaiit ihe ,dep..-mion ol the
SIhrre ahbent u. ines'es. To be
!e.a would opel~ie to the preIu-
dieJ c 'If a laj trial.
i\ i tihe na,.i appr..,priate
li t. ., n'al..e ui .LJbihia-' ii in 'rilch
i t he one !und r coinsider.iirn
i:. i~fr [lee ajI iui.d I.. [pul in
charge of ihe jar. Justuce Crant
had ajJd. waiter deciarinni that the
olhjectii'.i b) ihe defence had
h, su.3al1ned
Follovr. i he Lejudge". ruljlig.
the pro.ecurion uttered n c.i t-
SdenerCe and -in itcqLuilal iI-, di-
rec led
Justice had deli\ ered
ihe judgment of the court Mr.
Claude A. Mlissiah had ap- for the accused. \ hile
Mr R. Shanna hid appeared l:or
the Cro,\vn
.AJer openrie Iie 'Cti\r n's
case. Mr. Shamui snouuht to call
evidencee it, pr:',\e ihe depo s-
ilonn of a line' '..ho \%.Jas resi-
'lenti abroad
hNl Massij3 h immediately.
9bJected to the course pro-
pos-ed, Inrmatinm tha- uahai he
intended to1 s;.' \.iould apply

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Pane/l~_~_~ill_^____ VIj~_l~n Sundayl__s__ I III__ Chronicle A~ugust 14, 2005--

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S OME time ago, I
was Head of\the
Department ; of
Oral and Maxillo aCial
Surgery at the Public
Hospital Georgetown. I
did a statistical
research on the: cases
presented there. With
trauma accounting to
92 per cent of the
patients attending the
clinic, damage to the
mandible or lower jaw
was and still is the most
common injury seen at
the clinic.
The mandible is one of the
strongest bones of the human
body and requires a frontal blow
of 425 pounds force to be frac-
tured at its weakest point. It
however, has a very prominent
position on the face and due to
its anatomical position it is fre-

quently traumatised.
Anatomically, the mandible
comprises the following areas:
the condylar process (conneat-
ing it to the skull), coronoid
process (which holds ligh-
ments), the angle, body,
parasymphsis area (side), the
symphysis (mid line) and dento'
alveolar component (where the'
teeth are located).
Some of these areas are
weaker and are hence injured
more frequently when compared
to the others. The area involved
in the injury also depends upon
the type and velocity of the im-
pact that causes the trauma.
The information used from pa-
tients is as follows: personal de-
tails (age and sex), etiology
(cause) of the injury, pattern of
the injury (unilateral, bilateral,
or involving more than one area)
and site of mandible fractured.
The majority of the pa-
tients who sustained the in-



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juries were in the age group
2t-,9 years. The mean age of
the patients was 31years with
standard deviation of 14.07
Meairs and a standard error of
1.44 years. The cause of the
fractures has been
categorised as assaults, falls,
Sporting injuries and motor
vehicularr accidents.
SThe age of the patients pre-
Snted with mandibular frac-
tures ranged from a six-year-old
boy to an 88-year-old female.
*However, the majority of the
patients were young males. In
this study, the most common
causative factors leading to the
disturbance of the mandibular
skeleton were assaults followed
by falls, vehicular accidents and
sporting injuries. Eighty three
per cent of all fractures result-
ing from personal violence were
facial. The trauma sustained due
to interpersonal assault is the
result of low velocity impact



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To reach no later than *1 August, 2005.

and hence results in a unilateral
injury. A single cuff rarely
breaks both sides of the jam.
The most common site of
the lower jaw to suffer the in-
jury was the angle. It is inter-

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ing it one side. The angle of the
mandible thus comes in the path
of the blow and as the jaw
changes its contours in this re-
gion and since it is relatively thin
from the side it breaks easily.
Wheli the mandible isus-
pected to be broken the per-
son should only consume liq-
uids, apply no external pkes-
sure (from bandages etc.) And
seek medical attention ir-

testing to note that international
research at urban centres proves
that due to rising rate of crime,
violence and interpersonal as-
saults, the pattern of mandibu-
lar fractures ha; changed from
subcondular (higher) to the
angle (lower).
The. angle of the jaw is sus-
ceptible to trauma because when
a person receives a blow in
front, sle or she tends to move
his face out of'the way by turn-


Hello boys and girls,
Welcome to our English Language columns.
Here is a reminder to use whatever good strat-
egies that come your way for success at your
study. Shun evil influences. Enjoy this issue.
Love you.

Solution to Reading for Understanding
1. Why did Palmyra stop so suddenly? (c) He
knew his master had caught him. 2. Why did
Palmyra go outside "with the air of a martyr"? (d)
He wanted to fool his master. 3. Why did Palmyra
chase the rabbit? (a) He forgot about his paw.
Interesting or Unusual Word Uses
4."With the air of a martyr" means with the air of
someone suffering greatly. 5. "Stopped dead"
means stopped immediately, suddenly, or com-
Fact or Detail Questions
6. Palmyra: (d) ran without a limp. 7. (c) Palmyra
had no limp when he chased the rabbit. 8. This
will make Palmyra's master feel: (d) foolish. 9. The
best title: (a) caught in the Act. 10. This story was
written to tell (d) how a dog tried to fool his mas-
Word Meaning
1. Limp: A. a lame walk 2. floor. C. the lower
surface of a room 3. still: C. without moving 4.
paw A. the foot of a beast with claws 5. cut B.
a gash 6. stretched: B. lying at full length
Solution to Plurals/Use of Dictionary


Word Plural Word Plu
beef beeves (oxen radio radios
especially) contralto contra
hoof hooves volcano volcan
banjo banjos curriculum curricu
cargo cargoes motto motto
wharf wharves buffalo buffalo
appendix appendices/ crowd crowds
appendixes tax taxes
knife knives dictionary diction

Reading and You

When you read with ease so that words, phrases,
clauses and sentences soon get connected and
allow you scope to query what the writer is say-
ing, you are on your way to successful and reward-
ing reading.

You can then probe the writing for hidden meaning. Hid-
den meaning is deeper meaning most often found in
specially written phrases. To find deeper meaning you
need to apply deeper thinking. Do you know that read-
ing is a thinking process? Yes, it is.

You may even want to disagree with what you are
told by the writer (because you have additional in-
formation, maybe), but doing that is going beyond
the boundaries of the passage.

Let us look at a kind of reading called "reading be-
tween the lines."

When an author writes a story he does not want
to fool you or confuse you. He wants you to un-
derstand everything he writes. He also wants to
earn your interest and let you have an opinion about
,~what you read. In doing so he tries to make you
rrnm pictures in your mind.

But an author can have different ways of writing.
An author can choose to be straightforward at
times. At another time he can write to encourage
you to use your higher order reading skills.

The two sentences below express the same
thought. Read them aloud.

1. "Don't be so stubborn, Jennifer," said Mrs. Davis.
"You're always very unwilling to comply with in-

2. "Don't be such a mule, Jennifer," said Mrs.
You 're always making a fuss."

In the first sentence the writer said exactly what he
meant. The words were very clear and the mean-
ing was plain.

In the second statement however, the meaning
was not so simply put. In this statement the writer
used words that he did not mean. Jennifer was
not really a mule; nor did she resemble one. She
was just an ordinary girl that had her own opinion.
She was not making stubborn movements like a
mule. She was just being self-opinioned.
Just why did the writer make these statements?
He knew that his readers would not misunder-
stand. That's why.

Maybe he wanted his readers to think up pictures
of a girl that was stubborn. Such pictures make
reading very interesting. As you learn more and
.more about reading between the lines, you will find
yourself receiving more from your
iral reading.

Itos Exercise
oes By reading between the lines, decide
Ila what is really meant by each of the
words or phrases in italics. Several
)es meanings are listed after each sen-
les tence. Choose the best one.

1. You can never trust him. He's a
aes wolf in sheep's clothing.
He howls like a wolf.
He wears woolen clothes.
He looks like a wolf, but he dresses well.
He is mean and cunning, but he pretends to be
meek and innocent, like a sheep.
He eats like a wolf, but doesn't get any spots on
his clothing

2. "We'// stand by you whenever you need us."
We'll serve you.
We'll wait alongside you.
We'll be ready to help.
We'll be near you.
We'll hide by you.


Use your dictionary for this exercise.
For each numbered sentence, use context clues
to determine the meaning of the word in bold print.
Then from the list of synonyms at the bottom,
choose the synonym that could replace the bold
printed word. Write the synonym in brackets after
the sentence.

1. The police arrested a group of people involved
in a conspiracy to overthrow the government.
( .,-- *, i *. .
2. MN4 dyl '~)(e Votop dancers will vie for the
.. .. .. .. . . .. .

3. The villain's influence is insidious: He creeps
into your confidence before you realize it.
( )

4. The shampoo makes dull hair more lustrous.
( )

5. Eva's hair is not really auburn; it is more of a
copper colour. ( )

6. Sandra's habit is to leave home fifteen minutes
later than she should, so she is invariably late to
class. ( )
7. Yvonne does not care one whit about the feel-
ings of others. ( )

8. Mayor Wilkins viewed the garbage dump with
repugnance. ( )

9. Will the deep blue of the shirt complement or
clash with the lighter blue of the jacket?
( )

10. Once a politician's reputation is tarnished; he
or she will find it hard to get re-elected.
( )

The list of synonyms: always, reddish, stained,
shiny, plot, compete, subtle, concerned, jot, suit.
(Use words from the list with the sentences above.)

in drawing a conclusion you are- behaving very
much like a detective who"examines clues to find
the solution to a mystery. In drawing a conclusion
you consider your life experiences as well as the
actual details or facts with which you are provided.
Try the following excerpts:

I breakfasted this morning at nine, and after
glancing through the morning paper, I proceeded
to let my mind wander in the hope that I might
chance upon some subject for my pencil.
The room, though door and windows were
open, was oppressively hot, and I had just
made up my mind that the coolest and most
comfortable place in the neighbourhood would
be the deep end of the public swimming pool
when the idea came.
I began to draw. So intent was I on my work
that I lefty my lunch untouched, only stopping
work when the clock struck four.

Based on this paragraph, what conclusion can you
draw about the narrator's subject from the pas-
sage? How did you come to this conclusion?

It was the man I had been drawing whose por-
trait lay in my pocket.
He sat there, huge, the sweat pouring from his
scalp, which he wiped with a red silk handkerchief.
But though the face was the same, the expression
was absolutely different.
He greeted me smiling, as if we were friends,
and shook my hand.
I apologised for my intrusion.
"Everything is hot and glary outside," I said.
"This seems an oasis in the wilderness.
"I don't know about the oasis," he replied, "but it
certainly is hot. Take a seat, sir!"
Based on this paragraph, what conclusions can
you draw about the huge man? How.did-yQuy come
to this conclusion?

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Page VII

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Hello boys and girls,
Welcome to our Mathematics columns. Tell
about the activities and habits you want to con-
quer to improve study. Only tell them to those
persons whom you trust and respect and who
respect you in return. Ask them to remind you
about your intentions when they see you break-
ing what you are mending.


Solution to Equivalent Decimals:
1. 0.9; 0.90; 2. 0.58; 0.580; 3. 2.9; 2.90; 4. 0.88;
0.8800; 0.880; 5. 5.86; 5.860; 6. 0.040; 0.04
Solution to Decimals
Two decimals between each pair of numbers: (Note
that answers vary here.)
1. 5 and 6 = 5.4, 5.9; 2. 5.8 and 5.9 = 5.85; 5.87; 3.
7.49 and 7.7 = 7.5; 7.63; 4. 8.765 and 8.766 =
8.7653; 7.8654; 5. There is always another deci-
mal between any two decimals. There is always
an increment which can be accounted for. 6. The
cyclist trained for 92.95 km.

Solution to Sizing up Fractions
2/7 5/12 5/10 4/7 2/3 1/2
3/5 3/8 5/9 3/4 1/4 4/10

1. Two fractions that are equal. = 5/10; Y
2. Five fractions that are greater than 1/2. = 2/3; 4/
7; 3/5; 5/9; %;
3. Five fractions that are less than '. = 2/7; 5/12;
3/8; /4; 4/10
4. Two fractions whose sum is 1. = 5/10 & 1/2
5. Two fractions whose difference is 1/12. = 2 & 5/
12; % & 2/3
6. Name three fractions whose sum is 1 2/3. = 5/
10; &2/3
7. Name three fractions that are /2+ some other
fraction. = ; 4/7; 3/5 (There are others like 2/3; 5/


Perimeter, regular polygon
How many metres of fencing would you need to go
around the horse corral at the bottom?

48 m

30 m

The perimeter of a shape is the distance around it.
You find the perimeter of the corral by adding the
lengths of the sides.
30 m + 48 m + 30 m + 48 m = 156 m
You need 156 m of fencing.

What is the perimeter of each picture?
24 cm

30 cm

19 cm

Look about the room you are in right now and mea-
sure the perimeter of straight sided objects such
as books, set squares, tiles & polygons.
Something to note: A regular polygon is one
whose sides are equal and whose angles are equal.
We can add to find the perimeter. We can also
multiply the number of sides by the length of one
side to find the perimeter.

Multiply to find the perimeter of each regular poly-
gon below.
1. 3 cm 2. 5cm

3. 5 cm4. 4 cm

Square Unit, Area
We now look at finding the area of objects. We call
the figure at right a square unit. It can be used to
measure the surface of other shapes.

1 cm

1 cm

1 square unit

The area of a shape is the number of square units
that fit in the surface.

Look at the picture below. Twelve square units fit
inside it. The area of the photograph is 12-square-

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18 cm


What is the area?



4 cm

3 cm

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Frank is going to make a tray by covering a piece of
wood with small tiles. Each tile is 1 square centi-
meter. How many tiles does he need?

We can find the area by multiplying.

Area = length X width
Area = 5 cm X 7 cm
35 square centimeters
Frank needs 35 tiles.

Try these
1. The zoo needs a new platform for the bird show.
Which would give more room, a platform 1 m by 3
m or a platform 2 2 m?
2. The zoo keeper wants to make an awning for the
ticket booth. The awning will be 3 m long by 2m
wide. How many square metres of awning mate--
rial are needed?
3. The monkey house and the ape house are side
by side. The monkey house is 8 metres long and 8
metres wide. The ape house is 9 metres long and
8 metres wide. How many square metres of roof-
ing are needed to cover both roofs/
4. The square post in the reptile house is 20 cm
wide. One snake can wrap itself around the post 2
times. How long is the snake?
5. The zoo has a new lion house. The old house
was 15 m long and 11 m wide. The new house is 2
m wider. What is the perimeter of the new house?
6. The pigs in the zoo are kept in a pen that is 7 m long
and 3 m wide. What is the area of the pigs' pen?
7. The seals swim in a rectangular swimming pool.
It is 12 m long and 10 m wide. What is the distance
around the pool?
8. A window made of special material is needed in
the gorilla cage. It measures 5 m by 4 m. How
many square metres of special material are
9. The monkey cage needs additional space for new
members of the family. An extra 2 m edge is made
all around the old structure. If the ground floor now
measures 10 m by 8 in, -what was the area of the,
original floor space of the-cage?


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by Petamber Persaud

HE better part of his first collection of
poems, 'Songs for a New Guyana', New
Dam, Canje, East Berbice, 1961, was
published in his own handwriting italic
handwriting which was very pleasing to the eye
and other senses and sensibilities. Such beautiful
penmanship developed a fluid conversation, a
peculiar intimacy between writer and reader. Cyril
Kanhai was trained in italic handwriting, lino-
cutting, pottery, stone carving, modelling and art
history on his way to obtaining a Teacher's
:Certificate from the Brighton College of Arts and
Crafts in 1956.
Ten years earlier, he gained his Primary School Teachers Cer-
tificate in Georgetown, carting off the highest award offered by the
Teachers Training College in the process.
Kanhai started his education at Albion Canadian Mission School,
the institution that produced J. W. Chinapen, another poet, potter,
painter and educator. There is a possibility that the two met at the
same. school in a teacher/student relationship.
During the period 1963 to 1964, he studied at the Inter Ameri-
can University of Puerto Rico gaining a B.A. in Art and M.A. in
Apart from being a teacher, Kanhai served the education sys-
tem of Guyana as Assistant Chief Education Officer Primary, and
Deputy Chairman Teachers' Service Commission.
Educator, painter, poet, Cyril Madray Kanhai was born in 1923
in Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice, going on to make all the cor-
rect choices and banding in the right associations during a short but
meaningful life;
He played significant role in the History and Culture Week of
1961, a body that was formed to bring about national cohesion by
getting peoples to know each other better through the exhibition of
their diverse literary and cultural heritages. He was a part of Inter-
national P. E. N. the Guyana Writers Group, fostering national
pride through imaginative literature. And he was also the President
of British Guiana branch of Italic Handwriting.
Kanhai was a very religious person, clad in Christian Theology
from his childhood, as was the case with many Indians at the time,
'clasped hands we kneel dear Lord this day/for the youths of Guyana
to pray/and where'er they may roving be/lead them, dear Father,
Home for Thee'.
The choices he made along the way were acknowledged
with many awards. In 1954, he won the Bain Gray Medal of
the British Guiana Teachers Association, named in honour of
the first man to make significant innovations to the local edu-
cation system.
In 1961; and again in 1962, he won the Burnham Gold Medal
for Art. Martin Carter said of Kanhai that 'some of his paintings
have attracted critical attention both in Guyana and abroad'. Ms.
Elfrieda Bissember, curator of the National Art Gallery stated that
Kanhai was 'a regular at national exhibitions'. Two of his pieces,
'Road Menders' and 'Green Land of Guyana', are presently on ex-
hibition at the National Art Gallery under the title 'Circa 1966' mark-
ing Guyana's 39th Independence Anniversary.
In 1968, the Guyana Writers Group published, 'An Anthology
of Voices of Guyana' edited by Donald Trotman in commemora-
tion of International Human Rights Year. Herein, Kanhai's poem,
'The Struggle' revealed that 'the brightest day is darkest night/for
'him whose feet are wrought in chain/...the darkest night is bright-
est day/for him whose feet are free to rove'. Significantly, this col-
lection marking such an occasion featured the poetry of five women
of 13 writers.
In 1969, he won the Jagan Gold Medal for literature with
his poem, 'So let us Serve', filled with patriotic fervour 'I will
work/though my limbs build my beloved country'.
* That same year, he released his second collection of poems,
'My New Guyana'. This was published by Sheik Sadeek who ,
had acquired a printing press and was using it effectively to.


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in a Special Exhibition at Thirst Park
for all to see, enjoy and remember those times.

If you have Banks souvenirs, photographs, memorabilia, giveaways and
so on from 1955 to date, we'll be honoured to put them on public display
for about three months. We'll take good care of your precious items and
give them back to you on the 15th December. In time for you to use
them for christmas...

So go ahead search those photo albums, dust off the souvenir shelves,.
shine those glasses and let us see what Banks items you have collected
and saved over the years. We eagerly look forward to receiving them.

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234 Almond and Irving Streets,
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Monday to Friday.

For Further information please call Tel: 226-9874

Adrav Ka

other Cyril Cyril Dabydeen.
Martin Carter described Kanhai as essentially a nature poet;
Barbados found it appropriate to display his poem, 'The New Land',
inviting more tourists to the island!
Cyril Kanhai died in 1980, leaving his writings in a num-
ber of significant anthologies like in 'Independence 10' pub-
lished by the National History and Arts Council, 'A Treasury

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of Guianese Poetry' edited by Seymour, 'An Introduction to
the Poetry of the East Indian Diaspora' edited by Kampta Karran
and 'They Came in Ships' edited by Lloyd Searwar et al.
All the books mentioned in context
'Dictionary of Guyanese Biographies' by the Seymours.
Responses to this author by telephone # 226-0065 or


x Guyana Chrol

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HAPPY sixth wedding anniversary greeting
extended to Oliver and Devika Kanhai of Public
Kitty who celebrate their anniversary today. Gre
from their adorable daughter, Amolika and fro
Kanhai and Tularam family.

FIFTH wedding anniversary greetings are extended to
Carlos and Vanessa of Vigilance, East Coast Demerara
who celebrated their special day on August 13.
Greetings and best wishes from their loving daughter,
Anoeska, parents, sisters, brothers, other relatives
and friends, as well as the staff of Guyana-Chronicle
who wish them a happy life together.


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HAPPY 37th anniversary greetings are extended to
Mr. and Mrs. Phagoo of Doom Haag, Leguan who
celebrate their special day on August 18. Best wishes
from their loving children, Annie, Mukesh, Sunie,
Shantie and Omesh, two daughters-in-law, three sons-
in-law, nine grandchildren, other relatives and friends
who wish them a long life.and.happiness.

HAPPY first wedding anniversary greeting
extended to Indira and Bernard Cunj
Goedverwagting, East Coast Demerara,
celebrated their special day on August 8, 2
Greetings from their parents, Mr. and Mrs. P
Sahadeo and Marcia Cunjie, sister, Debra,
relatives and friends who wish them a long lif
happiness together.

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though the gothic shadows.
Oogah-boogah says the mora
tree to the river, sharing a
dialogue that is many eons
old. The bird continues its
hypnotic chanting. We, too,
soon feel the warm green
fingers of the tropical night
stirring our imaginations,
conjuring up strange
thoughts, drawing out hidden
natures. Strange fantasies flit
by, following twisting,
riverine plots; and because we
are all suspended from the
same cross-pole, whenever
one persons' body shifts in the
night the others go bouncing
along too, like Monday's wash
strung out on a clothes-line.
Now a hoarse cry.rends the
The hammocks swing wildly
as one of us throws himself to
the ground. It's Don. Our un-
lucky photographer has forgot-
ten to scrub the hot bird pepper
from his fingers, and in his som-
nolence has inattentively rubbed
at his eyes. Now he must pay
the price.
"I can't see! Oww!"
"Don't worry," Gary says
soothingly as Don flails away,
grabbing for the water pitcher by
the kerosene lamp. "Our sha-
mans say this is a good way to
start a new life, to burn away the
old. If you want, you can also
rub the pepper into your ears."
Having found his salving wa-
ter, Don is too busy to make a
witty reply.
Gary gives him another
'Know why they call it bird
pepper, Don?"
"No, why?"
"Because birds eat it."
This bit of intelligence is met
with dumbfounded silence.
Then the hammocks begin
shaking again, as we fall into
mute, barely suppressed laugh-

HAVE LUNCH with three of
Surama's elders, Fred Allicock,
his son Sydney and the latter's
wife Veronica. Over a lunch of
fresh fish with lime and salad
(Gary's luck seems to have im-
proved) they do some informal
market research, asking us ques-
tions about their services to date.
The Surama village is
wellsituated on a grassy island of
savannah, there are few bugs and
long vistas, with the swank blue
Pakaraima Mountains skirting
the horizon far to the west. We
tell them not to worry, they
have all the infrastructure God
can give any tour operator, and
with the radiant jaguars thrown
in for good measure. Fred recalls
that water-tigers live in a lake
near our eventual destination
upriver, that they "shake the
bushes like a cyclone" and
present themselves as photo-
negatives of jaguars, only larger.
Then he says something about
wild bud' dogs, which he has
als ,never seen for himself.
Dwarf wolves, with stubby legs.

We take his account as en-
tertaining hyperbole, but it turns
out the improbable bush dog re-
ally does exist, running in packs
so discreet it is rarely seen by
Amerindian hunters. And there's
the thing with the Guyanese
rainforest: it does not stop at the
cold light of the rational. No, it
extends further; it has evolved
the power to lay down roots in
the human psyche, to thrive on
the deepest, unfurled imagina-
tion, collective and solitary.
Among other psychobiological
wonders, Gary is happy to
show us three common vines
nearby that are all potent aph-
rodisiacs. One, the monkey-lad-
der, is so risibly sexual a se-
ries of stiff woody bras, B-cups,
tied end to end that the forest
appears sentient and coy, as if
it enjoys playing these lewd
games with us.
Which is, of course, what
tropical shamans have claimed
all along. They say the local
plants have actually taught them
the effective uses to which they
may be put. When one consid-
ers that cassava, curare, quinine
and aspirin are all derived from
South American native usage and
that none are obvious commodi-
ties, this theory holds some wa-
ter. That afternoon we are shown
the elaborate process by which
the local Macushi women leach
the cassava starch of its bitter
toxins; the vanished Arawak
Taino people are generally cred-
ited with discovering this com-
plex technique. But how does
random trial-and-error explain
this precise mastery of such a
labyrinthine natural environ-
ment? Design implies higher
powers, even motive.
It's uncanny and it's liberat-
We say our goodbyes and
continue south by truck, towards
the Rupununi, the great
Guyanese savannah dominated
by the river of the same name, a
tributary of the Essequibo that
spills its banks 12 feet and more
during the rainy season in June,
flooding the flat countryside for
hundreds of miles. Now, in late
winter's aridity, the hard-tack
road grows dustier by the mile.
Wildlife collects around the nar-
row creek beds and silting ranch
ponds. A grey tapir weighing 200
pounds decides to race our truck,
then lurches off into the scrub
and stands there, panting heavily
with a pleased _expression crin-
kling his snout.
Two hours later, we pull
up to Rock View Lodge, a busy
compound established by an
enterprising Briton, Colin
Edwards, at the point where
the forest road opens up to the
continental sky and the view
is 80 miles one way and "81
the other." We are now just
four degrees north of the
equator, Colin tells us.
"Choose your sky: Orion's
this way, the Southern Cross
is that." He welcomes us to
his lodge with a frankly im-
pertinent limeade, the best
juice we have ever tasted; that
is, until he graciously offers
us a selection of wild cherry
and iced tangerine frappes,

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like a satiated pasha admit-
ting foreign adventurers to his
seraglio. We tell him there re-
ally should be an annual com-
petition among the lodge op-
erators for these organic fruit
juices, and he appears to con-
sider the idea seriously.
"Now try this it's our
homemade tasso."
He holds out a length of
leathery bark for consideration.
In fact it's sun-dried beef,
like jerky but without addi-
tives except for rock salt. It
seems obvious that the richly
savoury tasso and robust lem-
onade provides all the nutri-
ents one could possibly need
in life, but Colin insists that
only several bottles of Banks
beer, served icy cold and date-
stamped last Monday, will
properly finish the job. Among
the other guests are two
young British scientists, Mat-
thew and Lisa, who are wrap-
ping up the latest phase of
their ongoing research project
into wetlands ecology. They
maintain that even 20 years of
computerized data-collecting
would barely hint at the un-
derlying complexity of the
Rupununi system. We are
growing excited by its limit-
less space; a sense of impend-
ing enthrallment rolls in
from the horizon. We're float-
ing in an vacillating oasis, the
middle of an unknown sea
that has dried out momen-
tarily, but will soon roar back
with the first flashes of May's
lightning. We spend the night
reading Victorian travellers'
accounts from Colin's library.
What's changed down through
the long years? Nothing, ex-
cept for the diesel generator,
which goes off promptly at 10
and floods the hut in inky


The next day it's another
two hours by washboard road
south through a scrubby steppe,
to Ginep Landing, a raw clay
ridge on the banks of the
Rupununi River and the jump-
ing-off point for our boat trip
into the savannah. Now the heat
of Guyana's interior beats down
on our truck; it rattles over the
dry creek beds and plunges us
into dusty, lifeless gullies. Black
smoke from three brush fires
mark a triangle that seems un-
comfortably tight, hemming us
in; but the sooty remains of old
fires show that these burn out
quickly, covering only a few
acres at a time.
More birds appear as we
near the river, an intaglio of white
egrets, grey hawks and black
vultures; the green foliage grows
hard and mineral. Bare roots hang
down from the trees like hairy
cords, waving futilely in the pal-
try breeze. They will appear
dead until the spring river over-
flows its bed, when they will se-
cure their host tree to the mov-
ing and newly-rich firmament.
We ascend the ridge and peer
down at the Rupununi.
"There's nothing here," Don
declares, waving at a coppery
sheet of sluggish water.
It's not true. A trio of
neotropical cormorants abruptly
springs into the brazen, over-
heated air; a caiman surfaces, an-
other rolls off its blindingly
white sandbar. The river is full
of coiling black reptiles, crea-
tures that proved stronger in the
end than whatever killed off the
Jurassic dinosaurs. These alliga-
tors probably still retain fond
folk-memories of that particular
feast. We gaze uneasily at each
other, the sense of being a tour-
ist faded completely miles back.
Now we are something else, and
the word victims comes to mind

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but then a motorboat chugs into
view around the bend and dispels
the notion with new concerns.
"Why are they paddling if
they have a motor?" Don asks.
It's fair question, which
young Eddie McTurk, our host,
answers as he bids us aboard.
"The river's down a bit. We'll
have to get out and push occa-
We sense that this is the be-
ginning of our real trip and of
course such instincts prove right.
The two hours Edward has pro-
jected for our arrival at his late
grandfather's famous ranch, the
Karanambu Cattle Company,
have long since passed, and we
are still in the middle of the me-
andering river, hefting the alumi-
num craft over the sandbars arid
sliding it across half-submerged
deadfalls. Lots to look at, dur-
ing our exertions. The venerable
Johnson 15 putts against a tor-
pid current filled with exclama-
tory branches from which four
varieties of tropical kingfishers
launch their attacks. Herons de-
part for unknown shores as the
sun sinks low behind the sand
ridge. A green ibis reflects the
day's last rays as it skiffs west,
shimmering like raw silk. The
stars appear faintly in the sky,
outdone by Venus, and soon the
Milky Way floods its own
banks and spills across the in-
digo sky. Don recalls his summer
camp days with a few choruses
of Ninety-Nine Bottles, but
whatever boyhood sentiment he
seeks quickly vanishes with a
sweep of Eddy's flashlight
across the river's surface. Here's
a pair of fiery red eyes, and
there's another.
Six more pairs under this
shaggy, overhanging cliff. We
give up counting at 62 alligators,
and Edward, in an apparent ef-
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ergies, begins to catalogue the
river's other denizens.
"You've heard of the orifice
fish, right?"
"Right," we nod, thinking
it's a joke.
"Well, you have to watch
when you go swimming. It's a
fish that swims into your lower
orifice and pops out a single
barb and gets stuck in there."
We stare at the murky wa-
ter, wondering if this improbable
creature might slither up our
calves while we are standing
ankledeep in its element, strain-
ing at these gunwales. And how
does natural selection explain
that adaptation? We arrive at
Karanambu at eight in the
evening to a chorus of frogs as
the moonrise triumphantly lights
our way to the main ranch
house. The 22 miles upriver has
taken five hours. The staff makes
a fuss; trays of cold fruit juices
appear, each more exotic than the
last. We sleep like banshees af-
ter a night spent terrorizing the
countryside. The breezes at mid-
night blow cool and steady, and
the candle in our bungalow blows
out of its own accord.

DAUGHTER of Karanambu's
celebrated founder, Edward
"Tiny" McTurk Sr., appears for
breakfast dressed in a Thai silk
blouse and smart capri .pants
that would do justice to a chic
shopper on Sloane Square or
Greene Street. Her ranch com-
prises 125 square miles, and it
has been a centre for interna-
tional naturalists since 1927
when Tiny McTurk came out to
the Rupununi to factor rubber
latex for his employer.
The Karanambu lodge con-
sists of a series of comfortable
guest houses grouped around a
central courtyard dominated by
mango trees. There is no barn, of
course; the rangy cattle are all off
in the savannah attended to by
their vaqueros, the expert riders
in whom cowboys and Indians
meet as one. Dianne's nephew
Eddie confirms they are lucky to
raise five cattle per square mile,
and that eco-tourism is what
keeps the famous ranch going.
Well-known for her con-
servation work with giant ot-
ters, Dianne McTurk has
carved out her own niche in
this naturalist tradition; right
now she has two cub otters in
her care, which will grow to
six feet in 18 months, and she
tells us how she came to look
after them.
"We got a hysterical radio
call one night from a neighbour
woman who said her husband
found them abandoned on a
riverbank. Because his wife was
breastfeeding their own infant,
he thought she wouldn't mind
doing the same for two more.
She was quite beside herself."
We understand the poor
woman's concern when we meet
the baby otters. The cubs sport
teeth like a size-10 chainsaw,
perfect for stripping the flesh
from hard-plated river fish. They
display distinct personalities,
too, one plainly sulking when
the other gets the larger fish.

"Come here my darlings,
come here you little monsters."
Dianne feeds the two frisky sib-
lings a bowl of fish caught to or-
der by the local boys, weaning
them off their bottles of baby
formula and zoo mix, piranha by
piranha. "Ready for your swim,
my brutes, my darlings?"
The otters, Sergei and
Sappho, growl agreeably and
follow her down the trail to the
river's edge. Karanambu means
"Carib landing" in the Macushi
language. Again, the Caribs his-
torically made a military incur-
sion deep into this savannah,
too; but, according to one local
tradition, were turned by the
Great Spirit into the large,
vaguely human black stones that
mark the entrance to the ranch.
Geologists concur that these
strange rocks -are metamorphic;
the Guyana Shield is a slightly
concave disk of four-and-a-half
billion-year-old basalt upon
which rests this relatively young
sedimentary layer, dated at two-
and-a-half billion years. There
are exposed white sand pillows
in every direction along the
shore, contrasting with shoals of
red hematite, which indicate
profound and lengthy water-ac-
tion on iron-rich silt. This was a
seabed not so many ages ago,
and the water has not so much
disappeared as recycled itself up
into the atmosphere within the
continental system of the whole
Amazon Basin. We can see the
high water mark of the seasonal
floods blackening the tree trunks
above our heads.
Dianne is now swimming in
the Rupununi with the otter
cubs, chattering volubly among
themselves. They slither around
her legs and somersault and float
on their backs. The caimans keep
their distance. Giant otters are
the alpha creatures of the river's
hierarchy. Even the young ones
have no hesitation chasing an
adult alligator. And apparently
they sometimes do that, just for
sport. No wonder they under-
stand public-school English.

RIVER, cruising past lagoons
and hidden ponds, exploring up-
turned black creeks. Each bend
of the river reveals deft sur-
prises: silvery fish that leap out
of the water and go skipping
along the surface for a dozen
paces. Capuchin monkeys that
play follow the-leader across a
gap in the trees they must ex-
ecute in a single leap, or perish
in the long jaws waiting so pa-
tiently below. Gawking macaws,
ospreys, herons, anihingas, bit-
terns and sweet yellow song-
birds, they are all here, collect-
ing at the riverbanks in great
numbers like dressed-up Mid-
western farm families crowding
into the annual state fair. The
jaribou stork is the largest bird
we've seen so far, a black and
white apparition with a crimson
neckband and the most alien face
one can conceive. We watch it
through binoculars, shuddering at
its stark carnality a black ra-
pier for a beak, surmounted by
two green slits. It is, of course,
watchingus back.
This afternoon Dianne
McTurk wants us to meet
Rewa, an orphaned giant otter
she has raised from infancy and
released back into the wild. She
is concerned for its future.
"The most dangerous, most
vulnerable time for the young ot-
ter is at two years of age, when
they must leave the family group
and find themselves their own
territory. They must quietly
pass through the domain of
other otters, who'will defend
their river lands to the death."

We motor to a deserted la-
goon filled with the
cake pans of the Amazonian wa-
ter-lily. Here, fish splash with-
out cease, while their nemesis,
the keen egrets, sit crookedly on
dead branches, too glutted to flee
the intruders.
"Rewa, Rewa, Rewa!"
Dianne's voice echoes through
the empty pond. "Come here,
creature! Come here, my beauti-
ful one!"
She holds out her bucket of
fresh fish, waving itin the tropi-
cal breeze like a censor in a green
cathedral, an offering dedicated
to an unhoused God.
"I think she gone upriver,
Miss Dianne," says Theodor,
our Macushi boatman.
"Rewa! Rewa!"
A breeze ripples the pond,
the lily pads dance. But the
shoreline stays empty. Wher.
ever the young otter has gone,
she is not here.
Later, our host tells us what
it was she loved about her wild
creatures. She has raised giant
anteaters, armadillos and other
odd South American fauna no
one considers cute in the con-
ventional setse. She considered
them all as gifts.
"With any wild animal you
raise, you are its surrogate
mother, responsible for its daily
survival. You have an inexpress-
ible connection to it. It's a gift,
a joy, but only for a short time.
Eventually you must let go. So
knowing this, the intensity of
your relationship is far
greater."She is, of course,- dis-
cussing love. Not marriage.

THE RUPUNNI they take us to
see the giant anteater on the dry sa-
vannah, far from the river. The va-
queros had succeeded in locating one
of the creatures in the scrub nearthe
dwindling cattle pond, a few miles
from the main house. We drive out
into the morning sunshine; the day
is clear and you can see something
moving through the brush a great
way off. The vaqueros draw nearer,
slouching on their loping
appaloosas, taking their sweet time.
The bushes shook and there
it was, that vacillating black-
andwhite plume for a tail, and an
immense, furry ballpeen hammer
for a head. The giant anteater
prances into the plain view and
you can't get it right, its too
strange. Tilted with feverish
power. We grow uneasy and
hope the surreal spectre will take
no notice of us. That it will
saunter back into the unknown,
burning forest from which it
emerged, and leave us wondering
if we had committed a sacrilege
merely by witnessing its mo-
mentary diversion into our ordi-
nary world.
Larry Frolick is an
Editor-at-Large for Outport
and author of the recent v
published Grand Centa
Station: Unruly Living Wi
the New Nomads of Cent,
Asia (McClelland a I
Stewart). He is also :
author of Ten Thousa, !
Scorpions: The Search j
Queen of Sheeba's Go I
(McClelland and Stewarti.
Toronto-based Don Webe' v
a Photographer-at-Large.;
.Outpost whose images have I
peared in the Globe and Mi
Chicago Sun-Times, Lone?
Times, Rolling Stone, R(
Magazine and the New Y-
Post. An exhibition of his ph<
journalism, "Welcome to
Country Travels at the Brin.
featuring images from Turk
and Guyana was recent,
staged as part of the Cont<
Photography Festival

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Hindu and Muslim places of worship:


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Prepared by Mr. Lennox Julian Hernandez, Senior
Lecturer, Department ofArchitecture,
University of Guyana
ODAY, we begin a series on historic Hindu
and Muslim placed of worship in Guyana.
We begin by looking at the origins of these
sacred sites in Guyana in their socio-cultural
context, and later articles will examine a selection
of the older temples and mosques built prior to
the 1940s. We are greatly indebted to Karna
Bahadur Singh for the book 'Temples and
Mosques: An Illustrated Study of East Indian
Places of Worship in Guyana' (1980), used
extensively to produce this series.
When the first Indian indentured servants arrived in British
Guiana in 1838, they would have brought with them knowledge of
the religion's structures from their homeland. However, Singh notes,
it was not untilthe late 1860s and 1870s that "the Indian immigrants



began to establish settled social
and ritual patterns" making
possible the introduction of
temples and mosques to the
colony. In fact, an 1870 report
from a commission into the
treatment of immigrants noted
that there was an "abeyance of
religious activity and a paucity
of religious buildings" among
the Indian immigrants. We may
say that the land and building
resources, as well as the social
and cultural contexts they
met here would have been
different to that which they
were accustomed. Therefore,
as with most peoples who have
had a drastic change in
environment, they may have
had t greatly adjust
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their capacity as indentured
. Singh's research shows,
however, that there were other
forces that delayed the arrival of
the temple (the Hindu place of
worship) and the mosque (the
Muslim place of worship) both
of which were, at this time, well
developed in India. Singh notes
that during the early days of
Indian immigration, most of
those who came were of a
"wandering and unsettled
nature" .such as the
Dhangars, who also did
not practice orthodox Hin-
duism. A later group was "the
floating unemployed from the
metropolitan areas of
Calcutta and Madras who
were unsettled and insecure".
These two groups, Singh
says, were not the people "to
mould social and ritual struc-
tures." It was not until after
1851, with the introduction and
steady flow of more "social

types" of immigrants that a
more settled environment was
created, allowing for the estab-
lishment of places of worship.
.These earliest places of
Hindu and Muslim worship,
up to the early 1880s, would
have been quite simple and
usually temporary.
According to Singh, the
Hindus may have firstly
used temporary tents made
of bamboo poles and
coconut branches for
religious purposes, and for
housing their Gods. From
descriptions by Bronkhurst
in 1883 and 1888, Singh
surmises that later, during
this developmental stage, the
Hindus very likely built mud
huts with thatched roofs,
later called "hut-temples by
Bronkhurst. The Muslims,
meanwhile, prayed in open
areas marked off for this
purpose as was donein Arabia
in the early days of Islam.

In the last two decades of
the 19th century, permanent and
more durable structures of brick
and stone were built, says
Singh. This was the first great
period of temple and mosque
building by the Hindus and
Muslims in the country. The
surviving 19th century temples
and mosques are from this pe-
Next week, we will highlight
the four'distinct periods that
emerged in the development of
Hindu and Muslim places of
The National Trust of
Guyana as the state-owned
agency tasked with the
preservation of the
nation's heritage invites
members of the community
to take an active role in
ensuring the safeguarding
and promotion of the
nation's patrimony for the
benefit of future genera-

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Hello boys and girls,
It's good to meet again with you today. To-
day we'll learn about The Excretory System
and The Skeletal System.

Note: Just before we go into our lesson for to-
day, let us look back at last week's work. Did
you notice in the diagram representing the res-
piratory system, that there were other parts of
the respiratory system identified? For example,
pharynx, larynx, diaphragm, and pleural
cavity, they also make up the respiratory sys-
tem. They are part of a much higher level of sci-
ence relating to the human body, but if you take
the opportunity now to do the research, when you
reach to that level you will be fully prepared and
ready to learn more about these parts.

This also goes for the digestive system. If you
have noticed there is a gallbladder, transverse
colon, descending colon, and an ascend-
ing colon included in the listing on the diagram,
these also make up the digestive system. You
would be a little challenged now but if you look
them up (research) on these parts you will un-
derstand what they are used for in the digestive

I further advise you to be smart and challenge
yourself to learn more at an early stage, so it will
be easy at a later day.

The Excretory System
Waste from the body passes through the ex-

cretory system when leaving the body. The
main organs in this system are the kidneys.
Waste products within the blood are carried
by the arteries to the kidneys to be pro-
cessed or for cleaning. Waste products are
filtered from the blood by very small (tiny)
tubes which are fond in the kidneys. These
waste products are salts and urea. The
urea and water together form urine. The urine
then passes from the kidneys to the blad-
der through two tubes called ureters. The
bladder then stores the urine until it is
passed out from the body. Name another
organ system that gets rid of waste matter?
The skin also gets rid of waste in the form of


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Excrete: to separate (waste mater) from the
blood or tissue and eliminate from the body, as.
through the kidneys or sweat glands.

The skeletal system


The bony framing of the body is called the skel-
etal system. The skeletal system is made up of
two hundred and six bones. It supports the body
and gives it its shape. The skeletal system also
gives protection to delicate organs with in the
body. The marrows in the bones are madefrom
red blood cells; this is what keeps it strong and
healthy, so your bones would not break easily.
The bones also store minerals for use by cells in
other parts of the body. When two or more bones
meet or come together, a joint is formed.


What does the skull protect?
What part of the skeleton protects the
heart and lungs?
How many ribs are there in the male skel-
etal system and in the female skeletal system?
S How many bones make up the skeletal

Hello boys and girls,
Welcome to this week's Social Studies input. If
you want to study effectively, you must be pre-
pared to make a clean break with those habits
that are not helpful for good study. Be careful,
now! Love you.


Animals (Continued)
Swimming Animals
Facts on some swimming mammals:
Whales, dolphins and porpoises are all members
of the whale family.
These mammals:
/ Live completely in the sea.
V Have flippers for forelegs, and have fish-tails.
/ Nourish their young on mother's milk.
V The whale has to come to the water surface to
breathe and send up a fountain of water. [The fish
family does not have to come up for breathing, nor
does it send up a stream of water.]
V The whale has a 'nose' valve which closes when
it submerges or goes beneath the water surface.
This valve prevents it from getting drowned.
V The whale is the largest of all the mammals;
and can grow as long as eighty feet.
Another mammalian group that lives as much at
sea as on land is made up of the seal, sealion and
V They breed their young on the seas shore and
live on fish they catch in the sea. [Whales cannot
live on land like this group of mammals.]
V Their body reveals the-fin-shape. When at sea,

they swim just like the fish! When on the shore,
they can move quickly.

Broadening the Horizon
At this point, there are some things you need to know
about where animals in the wild live to have a com-
plete picture of why they live and look as they-do.

What is wildlife? Wildlife is about everything that
concerns non-domesticated animals and plants in
a particular area. (Of course, you do not have non-
domesticated cats and dogs at home!)
Rainforests, shell beaches, river and ocean areas,
and other naturally kept expanses harbour wildlife.
Can you think of any other naturally kept areas?
Write them down.

What is animal habitat? Animal habitat is the place
where the animal lives. The habitat includes all the
animals, plants, soil, and rocks that the animal
needs to gain food and shelter, it also includes the
-- .. ,

air and water the animal needs to live and repro-
duce. The pictures give ideas of animals and their


Something to Do
1 Discuss in your study groups about the habitat
of the ocean turtle the tiger and the wild hog and
gain a better understanding of what they depend on
in their environment Of course you may have to
get hold of a library book or talk to someone who
really knows
2 You know that turtles come to our shell beaches
on a yearly basis to lay their eggs and see after
their hatchlings How would you describe the shell
beach environment that makes them return each


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The passage

The selection below is taken from Sweet Prom-
ised Land by Robert Laxalt (1959: 62-3). You
can use the questions below it as guidelines for
a better understanding of the passage. If your
own writing can provoke such discussion, then it
has hit the mark of excellence.

Sweet Promised Land is a biography of Laxalt's
father, a Basque shepherd who went toAmerica
when he was sixteen. As Laxalt puts it, "My fa-
ther was a sheepherder, and his home was the
hills. So it began when he was a boy in the
misted Pyrenees of Nevada." Look at.the de-
scription of Laxalt's father at the age of 63. He
was in an exclusive New York restaurant, on his
way back to his homeland for the first time since
he came to America.

doesn't do it and one ofthe managers sees him,
he gets fired on the spot."
"I never heard of such a thing," my father said.
"It's true," said John. "That waiter's probably
worriedplenty by now."
"Well hell," said my father. "Tell him to take it

For a better understanding of the text

1. Do you think this was the first incident the fa-
ther had with the waiter? Support your answer.
2. What did the waiter say when the father re-
fused to give up his plate to him?
3. Can you say that the waiter was persistent?
Give evidence to support your answer.
4: Why do you think the present tense was used
in the following sentence: "They're supposed to
put a new plate on for each course; That's the
way the management wants it"?

We made it through the soup and salad without 5. Explore the language of the waiter and give
incident. It began when the waitercame to take two observations about it. Look at his com-
away our salad plates and put on others for the ments:
main course. He collected John's and mine, "I'm sorry. I thought you were finished."
and then reached for my father's. But he could "May I take your plate, sir?"
not lift it, because my father was holding it to "But I have to put another plate there, sir."
the table with both hands. "Oh, it's no bother at all."
"I'm sony," said the waiter. "I thought you were 6. Why do you think the waiter used "sir"' and
finished." "may I"? Give about two reasons for their use:
"I'm finished," said my father 7. Give the tone of voice the waiter used as he
"Oh," said the waiter, and again reached for the spoke to the writer's father.
salad plate. My father held on. 8. Was the brother making up the story about
"May I take your plate, sir?" said the waiter, management and new plates? Give reasons for
"No," said my father mildly, your answer.
The waiter stood in confused silence for a mo- 9. In essence, why do you think the father refused
ment. "But I have to put another plate there, to let the waiter take his plate? What did the
sir" father actually say?
My father shook his head. "It is all right," he 10. Has anything similar to what happened in the
said. "Don't go to any bother." extract ever happened to you? Tell about it.
The waiterblinked and then smiled weakly "Oh, 11. Get into your study group and then write and
it's no bother at all, "he said, and again reached comment on what each of you thinks about the
for the plate. father, the son, and the waiter, each in his turn.
This time, my fatherput his hands over the plate 12. What would you have done if you had been
to protect it. The waiter stopped short and the father, the son, and the waiter in his turn?
straightened up. He looked at us in something 13. What is your understanding of that aspect of
akin to frenzy, and John gestured with his head. the culture from which the writer's father came?
The waiter retreated to the back of the room and
stood there watching us from long distance. He GRAMMAR
was pale and still had a plate in his hands.
"Pop, said John, "Why don't you give him your Writing Well
plate?" The Adjective and Adverb
My father shrugged. "It's clean enough," he
said. Do you remember what you have done about the
This time John blinked. "I don't understand what adjective? Well, you have seen that the adjec-
you mean." tive ordinarily functions either as modifiers or as
"They shouldn't waste a plate,' said my father, complements. Look at this sentence below.
"This one's fine."
John regarded my father for a long moment. In general, that single-word and coined modifi-
"It's really no bother, he said. "They've got a ers of nouns are thought of as adjectives.
washer back there that does all the work."
S"Well, they might run short," my father said. The adjective modifier:
"!'m telling you, Pop," said John. "There's no
danger." He took a deep drag of his cigarette Here are two examples of the adjective used as
and leaned forward again. "Pop," he said, a modifier.
"You're going to get that waiterin trouble." The kidnapping bandits sought after a heavy
"What?' said my father concernedly? ransom.
"It's this way," said John. "They're supposed-to, The tie-tongued orphan searched all day with-
'66t ': 'foreach cobrs." Tht's the '"'iou fndir a orsel to eat.
way the management wants it. If the waiter

Now for the adjective complement:

When an adjective is used as a complement,
it ordinarily follows a linking verb.

The stream became shallow and narrow.
Someone licked the platter clean.
Functions of the Adverb

Let us now go on to the functions of the adverb.

Adverbs function usually as modifiers of verbs,
but they sometimes modify other words as well
as phrases and whole sentences. The most
common adverb functions are listed below.

a) Modifying a verb: In general, single-word
modifiers of verbs are thought of as ad-
The grass grew over.
Garden manure rot wonderfully after some

Adverbs that modify verbs shift position freely.
We seldom see each other.
We see each other seldom.

b) Modifying a linking-verb complement: An
adverb may modify an adjective used as a link-
ing-verb complement.
The dinner was deliciously prepared.
Our Ralph is unusually cross.

c) Modifying an adjective: An adverb may
modify an adjective.
Marion is an unusually brilliant pre-school child.
Mr. Watson is an extraordinarily strong bass.

d) Modifying an adverb: An adverb may
modify another adverb.
Your pot bakes tasted surprisingly well.


A. Underline the adverbs in the following sen-
tences. Then identify the function of each ad-
verb by writing one of these labels over it: vm
(verb modifier), adj. mod (adjective modifier),
adv mod (adverb modifier), or mod lvc (modi-
fier of linking-verb complement).

1. The woman is annoyingly wasteful.
2. Simon Goody fought unsuccessfully for
shingles off houses.
3. Mr. James is always happy.
4. The crew travels late Friday.
5. This booby trap has unusually large spikes.

B. Describe then function of each adjective and
adverb in the fo awing sentences.

1. The gruff sec etary quickly lined up the ner-
vous cashiers.
2. Tony excited" opened the tiny jewel box.
3. The aluminum paddleboat was bounced noisily
from one rough wave to the next.
S4:. TntePane se6rge. pe.d f.ri6iul oriAvrd.
5. hf f ier!kgois;tli sA a theuze4tlis h ar.

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Today we will be looking at what people take around with em
and the various names they call them. Have fun.

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Vacancies for

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for training as Marine
Trainees in the Transport and HarboursiDepartment.
Entry Requirements:
CXC General Proficiency in five (5) subjects, Grades I. & II, which must include
English A, Mathematics and Geography and or Integrated Science.i
\ CXC General Proficiency in three (3) subjects inclusive of English A, Mathematics,
Integrated Science and a Certificate in Maritime Studies from any qcognized Marine
Training Institute.
\ OR
Certificate 6f Marine Training from Transport and Harbours Department, plus the
Harbour Licence and or Certificate of Competency CoastalMate
Eighteen (18) years on or after June 1, 2005, but not exceedingiage twenty five years on or
before December 31, 2005.
Candidates will undergo training for a period of five (5) years with the view of absorption in the
Marine Section as a.Ship's Captain.
Candidates will be required to write an examination each year after the end of the Second year
Candidates will be required to sign a Contract to work with the Department for a further period
of five (5) years after the completion of training.
Applications must be addressed to:
General Manager
Transport & Harbours Department
Battery Road
STo reach the Office not later than 4pm,oo August 31, 2005.
,Consideration will nrtbe givento late applications.
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The Skeldon Sugar Modernisation Project


The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. hereby invites interested bidders to submit sealed
bids for the refurbishment of the existing Overwirning Bridge at lew Amsterdam,
including a temporary facility to detour all vehicle, and pedestrian trafficfor the period of
refurbishment of the bridge.

Prospective bidders may obtain further information about the contract from the office of:

The Factory Construction Manager TlI: (592) 339-3550
Skeldon Sugar Modernisation Project Fax: (592) 339-3632
Booker Tate Project Office, Skeldon Estate E-mail:
Corriverton, Guyana

A complete set of Bid Documents will be available'from 12h00 on Monday, August 15,
2005 for purchase, on payment of a non refundable amount of G$10 000 (Ten Thousand
Guyana Dollars) at the office of:

Project Accountant
Skeldon Sugar Modernisation Project
East Coast Demerara

Tel: (592) 222-6030 Ext 249
Fax: (592) 222-6048

A compulsory Site Inspection is to be held on Monday, August 22, 2005, at 14h00, at the
Overwinning Bridge site, NewAmsterdam.

The closing time for bids will be 14h00, on Monday, September 5, 2005. i

The. Guyana Sugar Corppratioo Inc. ,will.not,comrnit to accepting the lowest, or any Bid,
.nd isng9t obliged to offer ny explanation for its acceptance or non-acceptance of any of
the Bids received. '.

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are registered and issued with a NIS number.

:2. The employee's NIS Card should be in his or he
I,:'-possession. However, in many instances employ
I :to give employees their NIS Card.

Note: It is wrong for you to retain any persons's

3. Finally, as aii employer, it is your responsiblility t
That whenever ybduare remittning NIS Contributio,
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S:. employees.

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The Ministry of Health invites 'Tenders from suitably qualified Contractors to submit bids for the
execution of the following works:-
SLot (A) Proposed Classroom and Dormlipry for Nurses, Old Hospital New Amsterdam,
Berbice :
Lot (B) Renovation Works for Rehab Training Centre Disability Unit, Croal Street,
Lot (C) Fence to New Hospital New Amsterdam, Berbice (Phase II)

Lot (D). New Cold Room for Vaccines Pharmacy Bond, Kingston (Phase II)
Tender Documents can be obtained from the Administrative Office, Ministry of Health. Brickdam,
during the hours of 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday upon payment of the sum of Two Thousand
Dollars ($2,000.00) each for Lots (A) and (B) and Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) each for
Lots (C) and (D).
Each Lot tendered for must be enclosed in a plain sealed envelope, which does not in any way
identify the Tenderer. On the top 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 and must be deposited in the Tender Box situated on the Ground Floor of the '
National Procurement & Tender Administration Building (North Western) of the Ministry of
Finance Compound, Main and Urquhart Streets, Georgetown not later than Tuesday 30th;
August, 2005 at 9:00 am. Tenders will be opened immediately thereafter.
Each Tender must be accompanied by valid Certificates of Coripanice from .the.
Commissioner-General, Guyana Revenue Authority and the General Manager, Natitnal
Insurance Scheme in the name of the individual if individual is tendering or company if
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lenderers or their representatives are invited to be present at the opening ofr enders on Tuesday
30th August, 2005 at 9.00am as stated abbve.

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Fertilising Fruit and

Vegetable Crops

ome soils are naturally
low in nutrients whilst
others become depleted
due to continuous cropping.
Farmers are generally aware
when this condition arises.
They usually refer to their soils
in this state as being 'run
down'. Farmers invariably use
fertilisers and manure to correct
this problem. The use of
fertilisers has become an
essential and routine part of
many crop production systems.
Farmers do not use fertilisers
just to grow big crops or to
increase the nutrient content of
their soils. They do so to make
a living. As a result, any
fertilizer practice must be
technically correct to ensure it
gives a fair economic return to

Plants need adequate sup-
plies of nutrients for good
growth and high yields. When
the soil itself-cannot supply the
quantities of nutrients needed
by the plants, best yields would
not be obtained unless applying
the missing substances as fertil-
izers makes up the shortage of
plant nutrients. A fertilizer is a
material, the main function of
which is to provide plant nutri-
Fertilisers are classified into
two categories inorganic and
organic. The inorganic (mineral)
fertilizer is a one in which the
declared nutrients are in the
form of inorganic salts obtained
by extraction and/ or by physi-
cal and / or chemical industrial
processes. Organic fertilisers are
carbonaceous materials mainly
of vegetable and / or animal ori-

gin added to the soil specifi-
cally for the nutrition of the
Inorganic fertilisers include
urea (source N), TSP (source P),
muriate of potash (source of K)
and compound fertilisers such
as 15:15:15. Inorganic fertilisers
could be granular, coated, slow
release, etc.
Organic fertilisers (manures)
are derived from the wastes of
plants and animals. Litter from
poultry, cows, sheep, etc are
commonly used for fertilisation.
Decomposed organic materials
(composts) are the most com-
mon organic fertilisers.

When fertilisers are applied,
care must be taken to ensure
That the fertilizer is placed near
enough for the roots to readily
absorb it while at the same time
the concentration is not too high
to cause injury to the root. The
soluble constituents of fertiliz-
ers diffuse through the soil ver-
tically and only slightly in a lat-
.eral direction. The method of
application, therefore, must en-
sure distribution to reach the.
plant roots.
There are three methods
generally used for fertilizer ap-
plication. These are: broadcast,
placement and foliar applica-

In this method the fertilizer
is spread uniformly over the
filed as possible. This is com-
monly referred to as 'shying'.
This method is suitable for
crops whose seeds are broadcast
after the land has been ploughed

and then mixed with the soil
ploughs or cultivators.

Placement is when the
fertilizer is put in a small area
close to the plant or seed. This
could be done in spots or as
Spot placement: the
fertilizer is put approximately 5
cm (2 inches) way from the seed
and about 5 cm below the soil.
The fertilizer should not be left
exposed on the surface of the
soils. This will lead to the loss
of fertilizer. This method is use-
ful for crops such as corn,
beans, pumpkin, squash, mel-
ons and cucumber, which have
large seeds.
Band placement: the.
fertilizer is placed in bands on
one side or both sides of the
row, about 5 cm below the seed
and 5 cm away from the seed
or plant. This method is useful
for crops, which are sensitive to
direct contact with fertilisers.
Band placement is also used for
tree crops such as citrus, coco-
nuts, avocado *and papaws. In
this case, the fertilizer is put in
a circular band around the tree.
Trees are usually treated indi-
vidually, the fertilizer being ap-
plied around each tree within
the spread of the branches, but
beginning a few meters from the
trunk. Generally, the fertilizer is
placed around the drip line of
the plant canopy. The fertilizer
must be worked into the soil as
much as possible after applica-
Foliar application: this is
the application of fertilizer di-
rectly to the foliage of the plant
as a liquid spray. The nutrients
can be absorbed directly by


Government of Guyana/Governmet Of.-

Ministry of Health invites all persons with vision impament to '

SpecialEye Care Program. .

Especially diabetes .
Those in need of surgical intervention -
Or diagnosed with cataract or glaucoma

Screening will be done Monday-Sunday, 08:0HRS to 16:00; S, until further

Three Cuban Ophthalmologists are currently in Guyana screening persons in.
need of surgical intervention to correct vision impairment.

Surgery will be done in Cuba and post-operative care will be provided to patients.

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plant leaves although only in
limited quantities.

Practices employed for or-
ganic fertilisation include crop
rotation, green manuring, mulch-
ing, use of animal manure,
composted materials, liquid ma-
nures and plant teas.
In Guyana, the most com-
monly used materials for organic
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composted materials. Organic
fertilisers have muchlower nu-
trient contents than synthetic
mineral fertilisers. Thus, large
quantities (tons/ ha) are required.
However, they have some ad-
vantages such as slow nutrient
release (mineralisation), ten-
dency not to damage roots, pro-
vision of micronutrients and im-
provement of soil structure.
Organic fertilisers are
generally spread on the soil
surface and then worked into

the soil. These materials car.
also be left on the soil sur-
face, initially serving as a
mulch. This is a useful prac-
tice in vegetable production.
For tree.crops, the organic
fertilizer should be placed in
a circular band, around the
drip line. The fertilizer ma-
terials should be subse-
quently mulched.

Guyana Lands and

Surveys Commission

Sworn Land Surveyors/Surveying Contractors are to submit Tenders for the
execution of Cadastral Surveys to demarcate the boundaries of Amerindian
Villages in the following areas:
Block 1 Region No.'1- Baramita Amerindian Village

Block2 -

Block3 -
Block4 -

Region No. 8- ParamakatoiAmerindian Village
Region No. 8- Monkey Mountain
Region No. 8- Kopinang Amerindian Village

Block Region No.9- KanashenAmerindian Village
Tender Documents .can be obtained for a non-refundable fee of five thousand
dollars ($5,000.) each, from the cashier, Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission,
D'Urban Backlands, Georgetown, Monday to Friday between the hours of
08:30hrsand 16:00hrs.
The completed Tender Documents should be placed in a sealed envelope marked
on the outside "Cadastral Surveys Amerindian Village, the Region No., the Block
No., and the name of the Village", and should be addressed to:
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Main and Urquhart Streets
and should be deposited in the Tender Box of the Ministry of Finance on or before
09:00hrs on Tuesday, August 16,2005. :

,Tenders will be opened at 09:00 hrs on Tuesday, August 16, 2005 inthe presence
of Tenderers who may wish to be present.. .. : ,

1. The new closing date for the submission of Tender Documents is Tuesday,
August 16,2005 and not July 26,2005 as was previouslyadvertised.
2. The new location for depositing/submitting Tender Documents is the The
Chairman, National Procurement and Tender Administration,
Ministry of Finance, Main and Urquhart Streets, GEORGETOWN and
not to the Chairman, Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission Tender
Board, 22 Upper Hadfield Street, D'Urban Backlands, GEORGETOWN
as was previously advertised.

Andrew R. Bishop
Commissioner of Lands and Surveys
,Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission
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Ministry of Health
All Programs

The Ministry of Health bas secured funds under the CDC Cooperative Agreement
U62/CCU923074-02 and wishes to invite tenders for the supply of the following items:

Project No.
Project No.22
Project No.23
Project No.24

Project Name
IT Equipment and Accessories
Office Fumiture and Electrical Items
2 x 4 x 4 Vehicles

Ministry of Health
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Health

1. Tender documents MUST be uplifted from the Ministry's Materials Management Unit,
Government Pharmacy Bond Building, Kingston (Sabeita/Angela, 226 9351) between 9am to
3pm, Monday to Friday.

2. Each Tender (on document as at # 2 above) must be enclosed in a sealed envelope which
does not in any way identify the Tenderer, and which should be clearly marked on the top
left-hand comer..

> Project No._: Tender for the Supply of 'name of item' where the Grey areas will be filled
in with the relevant Project Number and name of item tendered for
For example
> Project No.22: Tender for IT Equipment and Accessories

3. Tenders should be addressed to the Chainnan, National Board of Procurement and Tender
Administration, Ministry of Finance and be deposited in the Tender Box (including tenders
sent by courier) situated on the second floor of the Ministry of Finance, Main &.Urquhart Sts
Georgetown not later than Tuesday 23rd August 2005 at 9am at which time they will be
opened and to which the public, Tenderers and/or representatives are invited.

4.- Each local Tender (applicable to Companies/Individuals with local office in Guyana) must be
accompanied by valid certificates of compliance from both Guyana Revenue Authority and
National Insurance Scheme and a bid security of 2% of the Tendered sum.

5. Tenders failing to meet any of the above requirements will be deemed non responsive.

Sonya Roopnauth ,
Permanent Secretary

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The Ministry of Health wishes to invite tenders for the supply of the following items:

Project Name
5 x Solar Refrigerators

Ministry of Health
Ministry of Health

1. Tender documents MUST be uplifted from the Ministry's Materials Management Unit,
Government Pharmacy Bond Building, Kingston (Sabeita/Angela, 226 9351) between 9am to
3pm, Monday to Friday.

2. Each Tender (on document as at # 2 above) must be enclosed in a sealed envelope which
does not in any way identify the Tenderer, and which should be clearly marked on the top
left-hand comer..

Project No._: Tender for the Supply of 'name of item' where the Grey areas will be filled
in with the relevant Project Number and name of item tendered for
For example
Project No.12: Tender for the supply of 5 x Solar Refrigerators

3. Tenders should be addressed to the Chairman, National Board of Procurement and Tender
Administration, Ministry of Finance and be deposited in the Tender Box (including tenders
sent by courier) situated on the second floor of the Ministry of Finance, Main & Urquhart Sts.
Georgetown not later than Tuesday 23rd August 2005 at 9am at which time they will be
opened and to which the public, Tenderers and/or representatives are invited.

4. Each local Tender (applicable to Companies/Individuals with local office in Guyana) must be
accompanied by valid certificates of compliance from both Guyana Revenue Authority and
National Insurance Scheme and a bid security of 2% of the Tendered sum.

5. Tenders failing to meet any of the above requirements will be deemed non responsive.

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USUALLY the use of enemas in
canine medicine is associated
with the treatment of constipa-
tion. I should mention, in pass-
ing, that not all straining to pass
stool qualified as a reflection of
a constipation.condition. In fact,
straining to stool with no faecal
matter emerging can occur when
the animal has a diarrhoea. Simi-"
larly, straining might result from
a cystitis (bladder infection). Let
your vet first diagnose a consti-
pation/impaction of faeces in
the rectum and advise you ac-
cordingly before you begin us-
ing an enema. The vet must ad-
vise on this line of action, oth-
erwise you can do more damage
with an enema than good.
There are different types of
enemas one can use. There is,
for example, the home-made
concoction of soapy water. I
have experienced pet owners
mixing salt/baking soda with
water and then introducing this
solution into the rectum. Natu-
ral and synthetic oils have been
known to be used as enemas to
combat constipation. Let me
warn that enemas should only

be used on singular occasions to
assist in getting the compact
mass of feaces out of the rec-
tum. It is not to be used as a
continuous therapeutic interven-
tion. After all, constipation
could be caused by a myriad of
factors ranging from inappropri-
ate diets, the use of too severe
methods to house-train a pet,
physical blockage (e.g. an en-
larged prostate pressing against
the rectum), damage nerves and/
or muscles (paralysis), inflam-
mation of the anus, and so on.
Further, soapy water and other
chemicals with potentially toxic
ingredients could be absorbed
by the rectum mucosa and then
do damage to the liver, espe-
cially if the solutions/oils are
used over a long period.
It is therefore important to
ascertain the origin of the con-
stipation and then remove the
causative factorss, before intro-
ducing an enema. Actually, there
are several other ways to treat
constipation other than the use
of enema.
There are commercial
products on the market that
can be used as enemas. The

most common one ('Fleet') is
manufactured for humans,
but finds great usage as part
of a therapeutic arsenal in
veterinary medicine. Again,
administer only after your vet
has prescribed this course of
The equipment you will
need to give an enema is an en-
ema can or bag (which can be
purchased in a drug store) and
a catheter (or a piece of rubber
tube). Lubricate the catheter/
tube and insert it into the anal
canal, one to three inches, de-
pending on the size of the dog.
The recommended dose is one
ounce of fluid (six teaspoons)
per ten pounds of body weight
of the dog.

Your veterinarian may pre-
scribe a suppository to treat
constipation. Also, medications
can be given by suppository
when the oral route is not sat-
isfactory (for example, when a
dog is vomiting).
A suppository is lubricated
with Vaseline and slipped all the

way into the rectum where it
dissolves. Suppositories for
constipation contain a mild irri-
tant which draws water into the
rectum and stimulates a bowel
movement. Several commercial
products for this purpose are on
the market. You can buy it at
any drug store. For small dogs,
break the suppository in half.
Suppositories should not be
given to a dog in pain.



Please implement disease
preventative measures (vacci-
nations, routine dewormings,
monthly anti-Heartworm
medication, etc) and adopt-a-
pet from the GSPCA's Ani-
mal Clinic and Shelter at
Robb Street and Orange
Walk, if you have the where-
withal 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. If you see anyone
being cruel to an animal, get in
touch with the Clinic and
Shelter by calling 226-4237.

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Cookery Corner

.,' Welcome to the 359thedition of
"Champion Cookery Corner"' a,
weekly feature giving recipes and
tips on cooking in Guyana.

Many of these recipes are quick to mix and bake, and equally as delicious as yeast dough requiring
lengthy proving. 4s a ild, tea breads are not as sweet as cakes and they tend to be less messy too -
idealfor lunch boxes andpicnics..
Ingredients: Directions:
Fltfo r'r nc 'a G' '. .' 1 x .- ,.m /t" V .. l- f;"

3 bananas
51"g --0.1 kJ~lnat;.Chl-)ppcd
201, ,o? ;elf raiiin': tflour
Stitl IC ta .i1oon Champ/vipi Baking, Popvder
I 25 ti .1 4 ozcjstr, sugar
74 g oz zofi ittaruarin.:
CG ted rill of- lermo n
2 c v
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iCease a 1.xA A :/.-Jlllci/ ~ x 5 x 3 inch lIoaf tin.
Set the oven at 180"C/350"F. Mash bananas..
Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl. Beat for
about 3 minutes by hand using a wooden spoon,
or for 2 minutes in a mixer, until smooth. Put the
mixture into the prepared loaftin.
Bake for I hour 10 minutes, or until firm to the
touch. Cool on wire rack.
Make about 12 slices.

I Date or Raisin Bread

Fal lor .gr,'lin
2i'I' 7 o, plat i ll.r- ur
1 5ml. I tablespoon Championm aAin.g Powdicr
minl I tea.-po..n al
Large pinch ofbicarbonate ofsoda
100g /4 oz dates or seedless raisins
50g/ 2 oz walnuts or almonds, whole or chopped
25g/ ozlard
50g / 2 oz black treacle or molasses
50g / 2oz dark sugar
150ml/ I -pimrinilll


Baking Powder
Custard Powder
Black PeppPe-'

Grcnac : 21.i 13 \- T 5c 'H x 5.x 3ncli loa tin
,ci tie >,>'. i' ,f IN. ,I 350 Sift the tloti.
Chiiampiupn iBa/ing Powder. salt jni
bjihi'n.,ic 1' d.t into large bo Il Chop the
fruit and nuts finely if iitccluar.. nnd ;dd l hni
to the dry ingredients.
Warm the lard, molasqes. -u-ar anr d milk
together in saucepInl The sugar should
dissolve, bui t.1i n10ot o',eihe ii Add the liquid
to the dry iii, re cinult. then Ii Ii a iti'f'hatter
Pourinto tihe pi ip rc u I. lCut .II L
Bake for 1 2 hours. Cool on w ire rack When
cold, wrap in foil and -iore for 24 hours before
cutting. Make about 12 'li.ds. ; .. '.


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Garam Masala,
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