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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:
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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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President Jagdeo calls

for urgent UN reform f.
President Bharrat Jagdeo, speaking at the 2005 World Summit of the United Nations Friday, called for urgent reform of the international body, so that its principles
and purposes may be implemented.

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ITEC scholars are

Ambassadors of Goodwill

'AMBASSADORS of Goodwill' was how Indian
High Commissioner to Guyana Mr. Avinash Gupta
described the Guyanese scholars who have gone
to India over the years and received training
under the Indian Technical and Economic
Cooperation (ITEC) programme.
Addressing a gala open-air function on the lawns of the Indian
Cultural Centre in Bel-Air. Georgetown on Friday evening, to mark
the 41st anmniersary of ITEC Day, Mr. Gupta reiterated that ITEC
is all about cooperation and partnership for mutual benefits.
Noting that the programme addresses the needs of developing
countries, the Indian High Commissioner pointed out that while

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SET TO GO: Acting President Sam Hinds and Indian High Commissioner Mr. Avinash Gupta
with the six Guyanese scholars who moments earlier had received their airline tickets
to India to undergo training in various disciplines under the ITEC programme.
the main focus of ITEC liap "In-, the recent past, we Indian High Commissionrhere to
been on training in India and have been able to send about 45 ensure the successful operation
deputation of Indian experts, it candidates every year from of the ITEC programme in
also covers studio visits and Guyana to India for training in Guyana.
projects and project related ac- several civilian establishments "I hope during the current
tiiities. under v various schemes including year also we would be able to
The ITEC programme was ITEC," Mr. Gupta said. maintain this momentum and
launched in 1964 by Pandit "Ladies and gentlemen, sendthe same number of-candi-
Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime please permit me to -take this dates, if not more, to India for
Minister of India, as a bilateral opportunity to acknowledge the training." Mr. Gupta added.
programme of assistance of the contributions made by : .. He noted that under the
Government of India. ITEC is Guyanese ITEC scholars who ITEC programme, a number of
synonymous with meaningful have been to India and undergo- ,Indian professionals had also
bilateral collaboration coupled ing courses in various "been deputed to Guyana to
with the strengthening of the fact, I term work in variouss fields.
ties of friendship between the them as Ambassadors of Good- Currently there are three ITEC
peoples of India and Guyana. will," Mr. Gupta declared. experts in the fields of dairy
"Guyana has been one of He said, too, that these development. town planning and
the major beneficiaries of the scholars have been playing this international law.
ITEC programme and since the role of "Goodwill Ambassadors' In his address, Acting
starting of the cooperation be- efficiently, in parucular after the President Sam Hinds
teen India and Guyana, formation of the ITEC Alumni expressed gratitude to the
around 400 Guyanese nationals Association in Guyana. Government and people of
have so far availed scholar- He also expressed his grati- India for having such a
ships," he told the high-level tude to the people and Govern-: programme that is of benefit
gathering of special invitees. ment of Guyana in particular to .so. many developing
the Public Service Mini stry and countries. He noted that
the Ministry of Foreign Trade Guyana has benefited
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s that principles and purposes may

be fully implemented

-resident Bharrat Jagdeo,
speaking at the 2005 World
Summit of the United Nations
Friday, calledfor urgent reform
,of the international body, so
'that its principles and purposes
,nay be implemented.
The President posited, too,
That Guyana had made
'appreciable progress towards
'tJhe Millennium Development
4Goals, despite serious financial
and human constraints.
But unfortunately, these
'gains are now being threatened
'by "influences beyond our
-Following is the full text of
the President's address:

Mr. President, Mr. Co-
Chairman, Excellencies,
Ladies and Gentlemen
THE international
development goals, especially
the Millennium
Development Goals, which we
set ourselves at the
Millennium Summit five
years ago and which we are
called upon to review; at this
Session, have been a major
benchmark for development.
Addressing as they do such
fundamentals as health and
,education, they constitute

important prerequisites for
our economic and social
Despite serious
financial and human
constraints, my country has
made appreciable progress
towards these objectives.
Through a progressive
poverty reduction strategy and
the allocation of more

budgetary resources to the
social sector, we have managed
to reach the poor in our society
and to provide them with
increased opportunities to
improve their lives.
Sad to say, however,
our hard-won gains are now
threatened by forces and
influences that are well beyond
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has declared support for the
Millennium Development Goals,
the European Commission has
nonetheless made proposals to
drastically reduce the price of
sugar exports from the
Association of African,, Caribbean
and Pacific States, which if
implemented will deal a
devastating blow to their
forcing a large
number of
people into
ex t r e m\e
poverty. In th
case of Guyana,
our economy
stands to lose
some forty
million dollars
per annum, a
sum that
negates the eight
AGDEO million dollars
debt relief which
is expected to flow from the
recent G-8 decisions.
This action is typical of
some developed countries which,
while giving with great fanfare
some assistance to the developing
countries, they quietly take away
even more through harmful trade
and economic policies. Worse yet,
despite their asseverations of
partnership and commitment to
consultation and coherence, they

ecidae unilaterauy on measures
that adversely affect the lives of
millions in the developing
countries. As i is therefore., we
will be hard put to achieve the
Millennium Deselopment Goals
within the time-frames set..
Altogether, our
experience one that I know is
shared by many others, has been
daunting. We cannot avoid the
conclusion that while the
realization ofthe Millennium
Development Goals provides the
necessary foundation for national
development, adequate economic
and social progress cannot be
achieved in the absence of a more
comprehensive framework that
encompasses significant
development and investment
flows, wider debt relief, more
equiiabt .trade and economic
cooperation as well as the
transfer of science and
technology for development
purposes_. ...
....-.These economic and
social challenges are made, as the
Secrelar\ General's Report
reniinds us, all'the greater by the
political insecurity that is the

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President Jagdeo calls

for urgent UN reform-


defining reality of today's
world. The threats to the
security of states more
particularly the small and
vulnerable have been greatly
magnified by the spread of
terrorism, transboundary crime,
disease, arms and drug-
trafficking. Most of our
countries are ill-equipped
because of scarce resources to
defend themselves from these
Mr. President,
contemporary circumstances
have brought us to a watershed.
The multiplication of threats to
our common existence, whatever
their genesis, represents as
foreboding a scenario as any the
scourge of war could conjure-up.
We must act to contain these
dangers by strengthening the
United Nations to perform its
For more than a decade,
we have been engaged in the
examination of ways and means
to reform the United Nations.
On the basis of the
recommendations that have
emerged, we must take action at
this General Assembly to make
the organisation more


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making and more effective in the
discharge of the many mandates
with which it has been entrusted.
Of particular urgency is
the need to reform the Security
Council, the organ responsible
for the maintenance of global
peace and security, to allow it
to better cope with the several
threats to our safe and secure
existence. The records of the
Working Group which was set
up for this purpose will show
that widespread agreement had
been reached on the expansion
of the Council in both categories
of membership to provide
greater balance in representation
and greater credibility to the
Council's activities. This has
presented us with a window of
opportunity which, if not
grasped now, may remain
indefinitely closed.
Let us therefore not
be faint-hearted but rather,
with boldness accelerate and
complete the process of
reform so that the principles
and purposes, for which the
United Nations stands, may
be fully implemented.
I thank you.

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Iran gets new US nuclear warning

IRAN should abandon
"forever" nuclear weapons
ambitions, US Secretary of
State Condoleezza Rice has
told the United Nations
General Assembly.
Making her maiden speech

A e

All eyes are on the Iranian le
speech in New York
to the body, Ms Rice said Iran
threatened the effectiveness of
global efforts to contain nuclear
And she said the UN
Security Council should be
ready to intervene.

Iran's leader said his
country had the resources to
defend its interests and he
accused the US of "bad
President Mahmoud
Ahmadinejad was talking to
CNN before his own
scheduled speech to the
assembly on Saturday
in which he is expected
to unveil new nuclear
SIp proposals.
UN Secretary
General Kofi Annan
opened the day's
session by warning of
the spread of nuclear
weapons and terrorism
but he did not refer to
any state by name.
"We face growing
risks of proliferation
and catastrophic
terrorism, and the stakes
-are too high to continue
down a dangerous path
of diplomatic
brinkmanship," he told
the assembly's annual
session in New York.
Ms Rice advocated
expanding the Security Council,
an issue omitted from the
reform package agreed at the UN
World Summit, which ended on
The Security Council, she
said, must be able to act

effectively "when countries like
Iran threaten the effectiveness of
the global non-proliferation
"When diplomacy has been
exhausted, the Security Council
must become involved," she
Iran, she said, should return
to recent negotiations with
European Union
representatives, and "abandon
forever its plans for a nuclear
weapons capability".
Mr Ahmadinejad,' who
insists Iran wants nuclear power
for peaceful purposes only. told
CNN his country had "the
means to defend and obtain its
Asked if Tehran might use
its oil leverage in any dispute.
he replied: "Any intelligent.
healthy smart human being
should use eyery resource in
order to maintain his or her
freedom and independence."
Iran has said repeatedly that
its controversial uranium
conversion work is not
negotiable and it now wants to
negotiate with Europe on
uranium enrichment the next,
and more controversial,.stage of
the nuclear fuel cycle.
It is also suggesting
broadening negotiations to bring
other nations into joint ventures
as a trust-building exercise.
President Ahmadinejad, a
hardline conservative elected in

June, is expected to outline
these proposals in his speech.

Other issues not covered
in detail at the World Summit
may be raised at the session
of the General Assembly,
which brings together
ministers from the UN's 191
member-states, and is due to
last 12 days.

Ms Rice called for a
"lasting revolution of reform"
and argued that countries
with poor human rights
should not be allowed to sit
on UN committees judging
other nations' records.
Much disappointment
greeted the 35-page document
adopted by the leaders, which
had been diluted over long

It omitted references to
disarmament, reform of the UN"
Security Council and hard
details of a plan to create a new
human rights council.
However, the document
passed at the historic summit
in New York held to mark
60 years of the UN as a body
- did contain commitments to
fight global poverty and
reform the UN's structure.

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NIGER's prime minister says and that the people of Niger afte
he agrees with UN plans to will no longer need any food of s
end large-scale food aid, aid," Mr Amadou told the
which he described as an BBC's French service.
affront to the country's He said it was necessary
"A large part I
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of September the harvest will be
completed. We're 'happy that
these crops are of good quality

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The UN's World Food
Programme maintains that
cutting aid now will allow food
prices in Niger to. normalise



;r escalating during months
evere shortages.

The WFP faces huge
logistical challenges moving
food aid vast distances on
poor roads.
But the BBC's Hilary
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that almost a million people
who need it have still
received no food aid at all
and it is now six weeks
since the aid began flowing
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numbers of young
children are still dying in
feeding centres. An
assessment by MSF this
week indicates that more
than 40 people a day are
ng in just one area that
y surveyed.
With malaria and other
eases now prevalent in the
ling centres, due to the rains,
tors say' many of the
nourished are in a worse
ditipn thap they were a
ith ago. /
Niger is ranked the
rest country in the world
d has suffered years of
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6 S . S DAY CHRONIiCEi S ternlber 1~, 2005

Editorial )


THE AGONY revealed by ,world body, his CAF
President Bharrat Jag eo colleagues, among tb
when he addressed Friday's :Prime. Ministers
closing session of the Barbados, Jamaica
United Nations World St.Vincent, had also [
Summit is widely shared to the contradictions
beyond the Caribbean by policies of aid donor i
small, poor and developing that often result in
nations that remain victims back more than they [
of the politics, trade and aid to small and poor
policies of the rich .end struggling to survive.
powerful countries. I Latest example o
Before the Guyanese poor nations like G
Head of State addressed the have their hard-won

IlCOM being eroded by the politics
em the and policies of the very
of donor nations that extend a
a and helping hand, is the current
pointed dilemma facing the Jagdeo
in the administration:
nations As the Presiddent
taking explained, while Guyana
provide stands to gain US$8 million in
states new debt relief resulting from
decisions of the recent Summit
f how of the G-8 nations in Scotland,
uyana it is facing a stunning projected
gains loss of approximately US$40

million .a year from sugar
exports to Europe as a
consequence of the European
Union's sugar reform
Such actions, the President
stressed, are typical of some
developed. countries that give
with "great fanfare some
,assistance to developing
countries, then quietly take
away even more through
harmful trade and economic
Leaders from across the
global community of poor
states were at pains to point
out last week the enormous
-challenges 'they face in
meeting the laudable
Millennium Development
Goals (MDGs) as
unanimously endorsed at
the historic: 2000 Millennium
Summit. .of. the United
Some of this frustration
will be echoed at separate
meetings this week of
Commonwealth Finance

Ministers (in Barbados) and
Commonwealth Foreign
Ministers in New York.
As the Commonwealth
Secretary General Don
McKinnon, .said before
leaving London for the .
Finance Ministers meeting '
scheduled to begin in
Barbados today (Sunday):
"Failure to" meet the
Millennium Development
Goals is not an option. Too
much,is at stake. We can no
longer be satisfied with

incremental change. Radical
change is necessary.."2,
Well said, Mr McKinnon.
United Nations Secrertary,
General Kofi Annan was
even more passionate in
denouncing the failures by
the rich and powerfulto:
achieve the MDGs.
The sad reality,
however, is that after last
week's World. Summit at
UN headquarters,. the
plight of poor nations.'lke
ours, has not diminished.

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By Rickey Singh

WITH THE credibility factor
in the management of West
Indies cricket looming larger,
the Caribbean Community's
Prime Ministerial Sub-
committee on Cricket is
slated to meet in Grenada on
Friday (Septenber 23).
The challenges facing both
the West Indies Cricket Board
(WICB) and its wholly-owned
subsidiary, Cricket World Cup
(CWC) 2007; the poor relations
between the WICB and the
West Indies Players Association
(WIPA), as well concern over
selection of the best possible
team for the coming Australia
tour, will be among matters to
be discussed.
Rejection in a statement
from the WICB, published
yesterday, of significant
conclusions by the three-
member committee headed by
Justice Anthony Lucky, could
only aggravate the credibility of
the Board.
Given the serious nature of
some of the unresolved
problems that could eventually
impact on the hosting of World
Cup 2007 for which


CARICOM governments are
committed to spending some
US$250 million, it seems no
longer a question of IF the
Community's political

directorate should become
involved in the WICB/WIPA
disputes, but how SOON.
Additionally, since the
decision at last July's
CARICOM Summit in St. Lucia
for the Community to resort to
a "Good Office" role to help
resolve the WICB/WIPA
lingering disputes over players
contract, there has been the

recent dramatic development of
the resignation of Barbadian
business executive, Rawle
Brancker, as Chairman of CWC
The hasty assumption of
that position by recently elected
WICB President, Ken Gordon
of Trinidad and Tobago, has in
no way damperned concerns
over the claimed
unilateralist management style of
CWC's Chief Executive
Officer (CEO), Chris
Dehring of Jamaica
that was cited as a
significant factor in
Brancker's decision to
quit the chairmanship.
Ahead of this
Friday's meeting
in Grenada, to be
chaired by Prime
4 Minister Keith
Mitchell, who has
been maintaining an
active interest in
developments at both
the level of the WICB
and CWC 2007, the
West Indies selectors
have formally
requested 30 of the
region's cricketers to
indicate by tomorrow
(Monday) their
availability for the
coming three-test series in
It has not escaped attention
that this latest move by the WI
selectors has come without any

known new initiative to close
the yawning, damaging gap in
the disputes that have plagued
WICB/WIPA relations since the
secretly signed highly
controversial sponsorship
contract with Digicel in July
The open row over the
circumstances that led to the
contract by which Digicel

replaced Cable and Wireless as
new sponsor of West Indies
cricket, had led to the
establishment last June of the
three-member "sponsorship
review committee" under the
chairmanship of Justice Lucky
of Trinidad and Tobago.

In what would normally
have been a so-called
'honeymoon' period for a new
President of the WICB, is
turning out to be quite
a crucial challenge in
good governance for
the-Board's new man
at the helm, the 75-
year-old Gordon.
Armed with a
copy of the three-
member sponsorship
review committee's
report on how Digicel
replaced Cable and
Wireless as new
sponsor of West Indies
cricket, Gordon is to,
meet shortly with
Prime Minister
Mitchell, possibly
before Friday's
meeting of the Prime
Ministerial Sub-
committee on Cricket.
WIPA has also shown interest
in a presence at that meeting.
Following Friday's meeting,
at which Jamaica, Trinidad and
Tobago, St. Lucia and Antigua
and Barbuda, will be

represented, Mitchell is
expected to submit for
consideration and urgent action
a report to the Community's
Heads of Government, through
current chairman, Prime
Minister Kenny Anthony of
St. Lucia.
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would be the implications for
World Cup 2007 over ongoing
controversies pertaining to the
Digicel sponsorship and the
need for "accountability and
transparency" in the
management of WICB and CWC
Against the backdrop of
sharp criticisms, over
management practices at the level
of both the WICB and CWC,
even some CARICOM leaders
who were initially reluctant over
engagement with the WICB
executive, are now anxious for
"urgent and appropriate
responses", to quote one of
them, in the best interest of
West Indies cricket.
After the sudden recent
resignation of Rawle Brancker
as CWC chairman, and a
meeting he had with Prime
Minister Owen Arthur, the
Barbados Prime Minister said in
a press statement:


"The circumstances
surrounding his (Brancker's)
resignation leave no doubt that
there are many deep and
troubling issues pertaining to
accountability and transparency

that have to be addressed to give
assurance that the wonderful
plans that have been developed
for the staging of the World Cup
will not be compromised".

Given the welcome tone of
Arthur's statement, I asked
Brancker to explain what he
would consider an appropriate
response, at the level of
Caricom, to deal with what the
Barbados Prime Minister has
identified as "many deep and
troubling issues pertaining to
accountability and
Brancker, who
had gone public over
his sharp differences
in management
involving CEO
Dehring as well as
immediate, past
WICB President
Teddy Griffith, was
fortright in declaring:
"Considering the
e n o r m o u s
investments being
made by _
governments to host
the World Cup, I
would urge them to
collectively authorise
a due diligence
exercise and forensic
audit into expenditures
associated with the hosting of
that historic event"
As the WICB prepares to
release the "Lucky committee
report", along with a statement
of its own, there have been some
self-serving unofficial media
leaks about contradictions and
"inaccuracies" in the document.
At the same time, as the
WICB remains conspicuously
silent on the fate of the secretly
signed contract with Digicel,
which is at the core of the
disputes with the WIPA, hints
are being expediently circulated
about the likely removal of
Justice Lucky as chairman of
the WICB's code of conduct and
disciplinary committee.
The judge has been quite
sharp in denouncing what he
considers very poor
management by the Board that
led to the Digicel contract. He

remains unapolgetic for what he
has said in the report as well as
in media interviews.
He is also reported as
saying that he. would "lose no
sleep" if those who "should
have resigned", now want him
removed from the code and
disciplinary committee.
We await the outcome of
Friday's Prime Ministerial Sub-
committee's meeting, and what
action the CARICOM political
directorate as a whole intends to
take, amid all the questions
being raised about the credibility
on WICB/CWC management.

Questions of relevance,
for instance, on: Who will
bell the proverbial 'cat' on
what's to be done about the
Digicel contract that remains
a tightly guarded secret
among its key players?
Is Mr Gordon going to
remain both President of WICB
and chairman of its wholly-
owned subsidiary, CWC? If so,
what will be the guiding
principle for him and the
directors to be appointed or
Further, if Lucky is
removed as chairman of the
WICB's code of conduct and
disciplinary committee for
telling it like it is, or as he
sees it, then what message
will Gordon and his WICB
colleagues be conveying to
the region's people-the
ultimate stakeholders of West
Indies cricket?





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Il.E( I 10\ )\ a'ri tl o l. h hl-d
inll .aboutiti \ iar. \i'tnad(.'. vC
,,+r ih I lung queUe getting
tI iolr tin' it -tii !!n s. I have
ust i ,t counltt ol' ho\ man\ial
political parties \e ha\ e
either registered or hase
indicated an interest in
contesting those elections.
But there is a favoured'
few who get special attention
from sections of the media.
These elements are singled out'
for extensive coverage and even
full access to the airwaves or the
newspaper ,columns. This
reflects an emerging trend (in our
C ^,_'i- i where owners/
pi'4il-h,;r, are directly
upprim, political-parties and
leaders' There is nothing legally
wrong with this exercise, but it
is an act that does not bode well
fior the journalistic professi on,

ii,'pb ltli ir p hlhi .1! Ipre'' ri C' es
; !id C oil t l t.' ll .'lle pt to
i i t a : ie. ht be PI'Pi(/C

Man\ iidi\iduaIl ha\e
%iMillc i lor i LU riced thle Inotie
or thie hi\])C about a particular
,ulip or ,e,. ili! indi\ iduals. W eC
read long stories and even
ColumIIns ilen by a lews media
stabl' iishmens to these
opposition political operatives.
especially those who call
themselves -the Third Force,'
now rebranded the Alliance flor
Change., Newspaper and'%
television station owners are'
well within their right to make
space available to whom they
see fit. They should declare
publicly their preference and
1ihe reason for the undue hype
about certain elements.
There is not only hype by
sections of the media in relation
to thlie Third Force. This
painicullalr politca! excursion is
turning out to be a political hoax
of monumental proportions.

I ic .. h; lc thrust o( lthe
third I ore is based on thrl L'

n:l'V. ness of, p ltical ILayer -'.
and sl iori among \ OU11
people. t would be intri'uctli\e
if we examine these planks.
Those who advocate change
have not suggested anything
new\ on how they will achieve
this change. The only change
they seek is to remove the PPP/
C administration. No coherent.
different or thought ;
out plan ioryir i 'i. ,',
for CGutanai hir. b. n li. "
presented. The sarpie .
hackneyed workout '
slogans and phrases
are being uttered. I
devoid of true
content and
irrelevant to (our
national needs. \All
the public hlas been
hieatin.' ol is ore atl'
thie same told attack,

V, hic ih rit bI' n .
emple ed I '. e 'en .a the
O ppos iii n. _--*__
Tht-> then leads -- --
to the olher plank -
ne\i ness ol political'
plate's. h\Men single plasei m
hlle Third Fotce has been in the
political fray for no less than a
decade. The i\o main activists
Troiimi.i ad Ramjattan -
have served tn the leadership of
the PNCR h and PPP,
;.- '...-.. el ,. They were with
thbse parties for a long time and
It-illd i-hi.; ~nd implement the
pi'lIcLu." and programmes. ,The
others c . 11 ' i..a .cii' i.i-
in and around I'-,e Poli., P-\
and ROAR at sonicm lime. There
are efflors by their friends in

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

t~aq Jill

Mr. Robert Persaud

emlba'ss\ r I lt workshops.
iclated ho\\ impressed ,she was I
about Ihe enthusiasm.
intellectuC al capacity and
willingness to he part ofl this
country by our yoNiung people.
She further said that contrary to
views being peddled, there is
little or no desire, among young
, people Io cut and run. It is this
.reality the Third"l Force's
-proponents are facing .IAwish to
.remind them Ihat being young
. does not mean one is minridless.'
The only ones busy talking

seC ; IllI Oll i h !! 1 1cl to do ) n1
i 'e iI'.k \ ,r I nd Iprl'ICln!

l; ^ po, *,> the PlPP/Ci at
1 1C )l ll 11" l i iiC. T hL I h i I
l: CI L'c i'ann'Iii hl N)\ a ',init I "\el
political facI'U.
And the third plank hali
been the ;supposed appeal to
\oung people. Our young
people are sensible and
seriously care about the future
of this country. Several days ,
ago. Ann Stone, an electoral.
personality brought by the US :'

S'.- W e hi c a\ c\1 eii t
I. Ii h Io c1 (' il t ;l loau
S Ii\\ \leI h ,lo e \\ lio do so
.. 'j \\ ill also h'i\c to I are huh

' 'T'hlose of us tasked with

keeping the public au laIl
\\ nil national issues musl ido
Oiurl paIrl to ensure that tlhe
citizenry is kept abreast.
Even if we have to expose a
naked hoax being carried out
on the nation by a few with
their own agenda. The
ordinary Guyanese know this
plot,, but; the gullible
elements .here iiald cr'ea.'.
who only.j,,iu-e thi naitroliil
mood fl' in iiet SpiipaPe
reports s ....Id bhe b'riughi
into the reality frame.
People are increasingly
aware of this particular hoax.

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In ii 1-: jilt Il '5Vi (AtI' I

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ncijqlj'. Or ,ppflcalIons I Friday. September 3d, 20G-5

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ci eecl


,Ibout thel Third Iorc' are thoIse
\\ho hai\c been political\
penl. \ iilnd of 1none kInown
for hi, \\i remarked lthl ai the\
lub k lihk thle 'sp nI fIorce."
Nol itlakin iina \ in-ioads.
those behind the Third IForce
are telling their handlers of
tmulch public and financial
support. \Where is this support
in Guyana other than the
organised and managed reports
in sections of the npdia2
'OnD :thd whcle,, .'t(I
'attitude of the CPPPI Chas-
been, to igI1bve 1tb 5
elements who pos-e no.,
politicall threat, Furihef,
respect their right to seek
public office and' make full:
tuLe .f lthe democracy which
this g.)neriuiceii has restored
anl'ii it I'n .. I The more
political parties, the inore
Iideacs we have bclore the
public is a i ood sign that
OLII dcn()Cil L' c\ is h" Ila l \.



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Minister Rodrigues dismisses claim

by APA on proposed Amerindian Act

(GINA) Minister of
Amerindian Affairs, Carolyn
Rodrigues has dismissed the
claim recently made by David
James of the Amerindian
People's Association (APA)
that Government did not
change the name of the new
Amerindian Act to the
'Indigenous People's Act'
because it wants to avoid its
obligation under
international law.
"I think once again
we're seeing the APA
doing what they do best,
that is. distort what the
fact is concerning this
Amerindian Act... now
this is the most ludicrous
reason I've ever heard of
before. There is no one
definition of indigenous
people and that in itself
can tell you that there
may be some
difficulties," the
Minister said.
Quoting the various
definitions of indigenous
people by the
International Labour
Organisation (ILO), the
Organisation of American.
States (OAL) and the World
Bank, Minister Rodrigues
emphasised'that not because
the word 'Amerindian' is used
on the Bill means ihai

Amerindians would not
benefit under international
She pointed out that the
word 'indigenous' also refers to
people who have been displaced,
so if this was the word used then
in terms of the law,
complications could arise, if not
now, then in the future.
"If the APA is so concerned

about the term indigenous and
they're so in love with it, why
do they call themselves APA?
Why haven't they changed their
name as yet? Maybe they should
consider that, so I think this is
just playing with words here."
the Minister contended.

The Amerindian Affairs
Minister noted that the APA
needs to look at its
recommendation submitted to
her Ministry which says that the
people in Amerindian
communities should submit their
applications requesting titles to
the Minister.
"They're saying that the
people should submit an
application requesting
title or extension of title
and the Minister, they're
saying the
Minister ... either
approves the application
and directs the relevant
agencies," she said.
The Minister then
referred to the APA's
statement that the
Minister of Amerindian
Affairs has unfettered
b -. rights where the Act is
"Of course, I'm the
Minister of Amerindian
Affairs and whoever is the
Minister of Amerindian
Affairs will do that.
You're responsible for
Amerindian affairs, so you have
to deal with these issues. Who
they want to do it?" she asked.
The Minister said that the
submissions in the new Act is
similar to what .was
recommended. :

"The people apply to the
M i n i s t er- c ertai n
investigations have to be
done. Once certain criteria are
met, then we go on to the next
stage of titling," the Minister
Regarding the APA's claim
that the Act does not recognize
indigenous people's rights to
land, especially occupation and
use, the Minister said that the
beginning of the Act states this
"It says 'an Act to provide
for the recognition and
protection of the collective rights
of Amerindian communities, the
granting of land to Amerindian
communities and the promotion
of good governance within
Amerindian communities", she
said, quoting the section of the
The Minister added, "the
fact that we've included a
procedure to deal with land is
because we recognize this and
yes, the Constitution speaks
about the right to property...
a lot of people in other
countries would like to see
this happen."
Minister Rodrigues
strongly emphasised that for
an Amerindian community to
claim land, they must have
simply lived on the land for at
least 25 years.


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calls the nation to prayer for

Repentance, Forgiveness, Reconciliation,

National Healing and an Open Heaven



Sunday September 25th 2005

at local churches all over Guyana

between 07:00 18:00 hrs

"If my people which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray,
and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will they hear from heaven and
I will forgive their sin and wi!l heal their land" (11 Chronicles 7:14)

Sponsored by Rev. Winston Mc Gowan, Rev. James Deveaux, Rev. Raphael Massiah
Rev. Oswen Cameron and Pastor Lloyd Stewart for Intercessors for Guyana.

SUNDAY CHRONICLE September 18, 2005

Education, enforcement of laws to

combat Trafficking In Persons -Minister Shadick

(GINA) Communities located
in remote areas across the
country need to.adhere to
'laws and regulations which
govern Guyana, and to which
persons living on the
coastland are subjected. This,
according to Minister of
Human Services and Social
Security, Bibi Shadick, plays
an integral role in the fight
against Trafficking in
Persons (TIP).
The Minister made these
remarks today during a visit to
Kamarang, Region 7 (Cuyuni/
Mazaruni), where she met
residents to discuss issues
affecting their community, with
the emphasis on TIP.
"What we need is for the

leaders of the communities to
educate their people, so that
when they seek employment
outside of their villages and it
doesn't work out, they would
know what steps can be taken
for their safe return home,"
Minister Shadick said.
Many individuals ihe
Minister said, travel into
outlying areas to solicit persons,
predominantly young women,
to work for them in
Georgetown, and along the
coastland. However, when these
women arrive with the
expectations of doing legitimate
work, they are faced with
circumstances, which either
directly or indirectly force them
into prostitution or other illegal

"There is a perception that
our Amerindian brothers and
sisters are more easily when they are
forced into such situations they
have great difficulty returning to
their villages or seeking help
from the police," the Minister
The onus the Minister said,
is on the village leaders, who
should ensure that persons are
educated and sensitised to such
dangers. Additionally, persons
should not be taken from their
villages without the
foreknowledge of their parents/
guardians. Their intended
destination along with the
identity of those who have

'employed' them should also be
Minister Shadick stressed
the importance of the outlying
communities adhering to
national laws, and emphasised
that, "the same laws that apply
to persons living on the
coastland are applicable to those
living in the hinterland.
Regardless of your race,
tradition or culture, we are all

Guyanese, and therefore we are
all governed by the laws of
The TIP Bill was presented
to the National Assembly in
Noveriber last year and 30
sensitisation campaigns were
conducted in all ten
administrative regions of the
Subsequently, Minister
Shadick opened a three-day TIP

seminar on April 19 and an anti-
trafficking in persons unit has been
established within the Ministry of
Labour, Human Services and Social
Security, which is geared towards
handling all matters relating to TIP.
These developments are
part of the Administration's
thrust to curb this illegal
activity, which has become
prevalent both locally and
internationally, in recent years.




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Minister Shadickon TIP campaign in Kamarang

Suitably qualified and experienced persons are required to fill the following vacancies at
St. Mary's Quarry as a matter of urgency:

A) Heavy Duty Mechanics:
Technical qualifications from a recognized Training Iriisijnrin e.g Port Mourant Training
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B) Utility Operators
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basic amenities that exist on location. Attractive pay bases upon experience,
training and qualifications.

Name ,Home address, Telephone number or other means of contact
together with curriculum vitae must be address to:

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PO Box 10998

Contact: Ms. Lisa at (592) 621-0411
or 626-2334

View programs and apply online at:

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Flyovers Just a step away

(WEEKEND Nation)
Government is "a few days"
away from signing the
Memorandum of Agreement
that should pave the way for
work on flyovers to begin.
Minister of Public Works
Gline Clarke said yesterday
that they were "hoping" to
get it signed soon, but noted
that environmental studies
still had to be done.
The proposal is for eight
flyovers, of a simple steel
design, to be built along the
ABC Highway.
They will be constructed
in such a way that allows for
additional lanes without
tearing down the original
structures to take traffic

travelling along the ABC
Highway into centre lanes
and over the roundabouts.
According to initial plans
only traffic exiting, or
entering the highway at the
roundabouts will need to
enter the now daily
congested circle.
Additionally, bridges are
to be constructed over the
ever-clogged traffic signal-
controlled junctions outside
Pine Hill Dairy and the
Cable & Wireless (formerly
BET) building at Wildey.
United States company
3S Structural Steel
Solutions LLC, of Maryland,
won the bid to construct the
overheads, while local firms

CO Williams Construction
and Rayside Construction
would also be involved.
The flyovers will be
designed to last a minimum of
100 years with minimal
Minister of Public Works
Gline Clarke had said during
the Estimates Debate in the
House of Assembly in March,
that eight sites along the ABC
Highway had been selected for'
He also said the highway
would be widened and traffic
lights synchronised at a cost of
US$60 million or less.
Apart from the flyovers,
some sections of the ABC


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Chief medical l Officer/Director of Primary Health Care in the Ministry of
Health in the British Overseas Territory of Montserrat.

The post holder will be the senior health professional on the island with
respor..siiit; for .assessing health needs, maintaining fiformat'nn systems on
health and using this information to advise the Ministers and the Executive Council
on the arrangements for prevention and treatment of disease and for the care of,
those with long-term disabilities. In addition he/she will direct and manage the
primary care services and will advise on professional medical matters and lead the
clinical function on the island.


In addition to a medical degree (that can be registered in Montserrat) with
appropriate qualifications in a relevant medical specialty (FRCS, MS, MPH,
MRCP DM or equivalent), applicants must have a minimum of three years
experience in programme development, strategic planning and operational
management of community-based, primary health care programmes and
services. The successful applicant must demonstrate outstanding leadership,
organisational, administrative and interpersonal skills with experience in a related
position of operational management of health care personnel and services.
He/she must also demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of ethical
aspects of health care and professional practice and possess excellent oral and
written communication skills.

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Interested applicants are invited to apply by completing the prescribed forms
which can be obtained from our website at: www,govms or by e-mailing us at:
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Department of Administration, by telephoning us on: 1 664 491 2365/2444 or by
fax on: 1 664 491 6234. Applications should state clearly the position being
applied for and should include a brief curriculum vitae, and at least two References
who can confirm the required experience, skills and disposition of the applicant.

Completed applications must be returned to the Department of Administration
by Friday, September 30, 2005. Short-listing and interviews will commence on
"Monday, October 3, 2005.


S(nod tour s by ya-n',

(WEEKEND Nation)
BARBADIANS will get a
chance to tour the sleek
supersonic Concorde aircraft
from December.
According to the chief
executive officer of the Barbados

B'dos businessmen

'have plans in place'

(WEEKEND Nation) With the destruction Hurricane Ivan
inflicted on the business community in Grenada still fresh
in their minds last year, Barbadian businessmen appear to
be far more conscious of the need to brace themselves for such
This is the view of Ruall Harris, executive director of the
Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry, who said members
of the Grenada Chamber of Commerce had shared their experiences
with their counterparts here and the discussions "awoke (in them)
the importance of preparing for a natural disaster in the private
When asked if he was satisfied with the business sector's level
of readiness, Harris stated: "I'm not sure that one is ever satisfied
about the level of preparedness. One of the problems that we have
in this country is that we have not had a hurricane impact for a
number of years, so we are hoping that we are prepared and that
when the impact comes that our pans can be responded to
effectively. So I'm optimistic that we should be prepared."
The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry plays a
very critical role in preparing the private sector for the hurricane
season and some of its members sit on several governmental
committees. In addition. it publishes a hurricane hints brochure,
which among other things. advises businesses on how to prepare
for the season and the close down phase if a system threatens.
Harris explained that businesses which were not crucial to
preparation for a hurricane were usually encouraged to close early
so their employees could go home to complete their own
"On the other hand, those businesses which are important for
the preparation of a hurricane super markets, lumber companies
and so on should make sure that their employees can get home
after the stores are closed.
"And in that context, perhaps it would be necessary for
some businesses to make sure that they have private
transportation to take their employees home," he said.

Highway are also to be
widened to four lanes.
The work is expected to
be completed in two years.


In collaboration with the



Unleashing Entrepreneurship:

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On Friday, 30 September, 2005
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08:30 12:30 hrs

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Tourism Investment Inc
(BTII), Darcy Boyce, the short-
term plan involves spending $2
million to prepare the existing
site to commence tours.
Over the longer term he
explained, the BTII will be
working with the Ministry of
International Transport, British
Airways and an independent
museum designer to commence
work on the proposed aircraft
museum next year.
He told a Press conference at
Parliament Buildings yesterday,
the BTII has already started
negotiations on a proposal with
a team of local and English
investors who had experience
with museums, and who have
already worked on other
Concorde aircraft around the
world. So far, the roof of the
hangar which was destroyed by
Hurricane Ivan last year has been,
replaced and preparatory work
has already started on the
outside td provide adequate
parking and reception areas for
patrons. On the inside work was
being done to ensure adequate
access to the aircraft.
Apart from viewing the
supersonic jet. the joint venture
would also include other attractions
such as aircraft assimilation, rides
and cultural attractions.
"We hope that we can get
those negotiations concluded for
the end of this year so that
work can begin on that early
next year.
"But in the meantime,
the Concorde would be
available for people to visit,"
Boyce said.

AT CHRONCLE September.t8; 2005

Puyexpo 2005

n impr

HE Theme for Guyexpo
05 "Pride in Our Industry"
t"not just a slogan. It will
lo serve as a medium to
ick off the "Pride in Our
dustry" campaign.
This campaign will run for
ie year and will promote good
i ality, locally manufactured
bods and services.
This year, the aim is to
prove the quality of the
experience for patrons and
Exhibition space for
uyexpo 2005. has been sold
Ut. .
Businesses have changed
eir approach as they have
registered for multiple booth
aces,, rather that one or two,
was common during previous
fars. -
The response has been
overwhelming, since persons are
till coming in to the Secretariat
leading for additional spaces.
To date, approximately 220
cal businesses have registered
participate in Guyexpo 2005,
ong with several other overseas
companies which will be part of
e event.
Guyexpo 2005 has
ttrac.ted several sponsors .
including. Clico (Guyana)
limited, Guyana Telephone &
elegraph Company, BWIA
hd the European .Union,
uyoil Castrol.
CLICO will be providing
gate prize of a car..
BWIA will be giving away
wo free tickets to any of its
TORE (NY) $100,000.
Both Main and Annex
auditoriums are prepared
walls, floors and doors painted)
d booth spaces laid-out and
identified by the appropriate
ooth numbers.
The International Pavillion
Tent) structure and roof is also
completed, while material-
plywood and B.R.C are on site
for enclosing this unit with
oors. Work is expected to be
completed by Thursday, 22
September 2005.
Trimming of trees and lawns
are already completed, but will
have a final manicuring between
Monday 19 and Tuesday 20,.
September 2005. The M&CC'
crew was also on site shaping
internal lawn parapets and!
cutting shallow drains to canals.
The compound, team has

moved experience for patrons and exhibitors

carried out 85% of palling of
internal sub-drains erroded by
flood waters earlier this year.
Both trenches parallel to the
Eastern Highway were cleaned
by Compound Workers.
Clearing of some shallow drains
with mechanical equipment is
planned before the event.
White washing of tree
trunks, concrete curbs and other
fixtures are 95% completed and
we expect to close out this
exercise by Wednesday 14
September, 2005.
Major earthworks are in
progress on site and completed.
over the weekend Saturday 17.
Material levelled on site to date
is as follows:-
Sand/Loam Mix
Over five hundred
truckloads of earth and sand and
loom have been hauled onto the
An additional, two-piece
bridge over the two canals
parallel to the Eastern Highway,
compliments of Guysuco. This
bridge will facilitate the
additional exit flow through this
new gate which will be opened
up on the Northern most
Western perimeter fence.
Further, an internal bridge in
the vicinity of the. south gate
will be constructed over the
canal along the southern
perimeter road. This bridge will
allow easy access to the now
new extended southern most
parking facility.
Compound workers are in
the process of carrying out
repairs/maintenance to internal
Internal road-repair/maintenance
has been identified and the
M&CC road-repair crew is
addressing this. The chip-seal
perimeter road prepared by
DIPCON for Guyexpo 2K4
was recently capped, by them,
with a finish coat of bitumastic
cold-mix and is now ready to
receive exhibitors' traffic.
We are working with the
M&CC's road maintenance
team to clean the Lamaha
Gardens canal and the usual
Duncan, Garnett Streets and
Eastern Highway clean up of
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team has completed
preventative maintenance
and minor repairs in both
Auditorium buildings and is
now working on lighting for

internal and perimeter roads,
the international pavilion
just completed is already
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I1 ll/itn f lhIL l iI: j ,'l i t, "iiIffI/ l/L,'L ihifilrl ii t t' i/i t'
and unique landscapes is critical to r1 alini
a healthy and more sustainable environment for the future.

(ur young people are responding positively to call /or i'
increased responsibility towards the environment.
and as a sahite to their efforts
Guyana Bank for Trade & Industry Limited
.i mn iming young people to share with us, through word and art.
Ath ir activities at preserving the quality of the envhiumnent.
Jor selection and presentation in GBTI Almanac 2006.

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The Competition is open to young people between the ages of 8 15
Draw and colour (paint or crayon) a scene depicting your involvement
in an environmentally friendly activity in your community
Your drawing must be done on an 8/" x 11" sheet paper
A short essay explaining the scene depicted and your role must
accompany your drawing.
Entries must include your name, address, age, telephone number and
and the name of your school'
Entries remain the property of GBTI

*The Bank will select six entries from among those
submitted. The selected.pieces, along with a ,
photograph of the artist, will appear on the pages of '
the GBTI 2006 Almanac .4 -
Each of the six selected (eritrants) will receive a
$15,000 cash prize;in a GBTI Early Savers Account .
'A selection of other notable entries will be displayed in the Bank

Send your entries to,
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Corriterton, Berbice Anna Regina, Essequibo Parika, Essequibo
Vreed-en-Hoopp;West Bank Derierara .
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and the Advertising Agency are not eligible. .
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with Decorators, Exhibitors
and Franchise Holders to
ensure the total
requirements of all
stakeholders are met. The
stand-by generator will be
serviced and adequate fuel
supplies Will be in place.

The northern and eastern
perimeter fences have been de-
bushed and vines removed.
Emergency work on the
main entrance and south gates
will accommodate the smooth
traffic flow of visitors into the
Exhibition site. Maintenance
works and repairs to the two
wooden gates north and south
of the main entrance are in
progress. Further, a third

wooden gate is also being opened up on the eastern perimeter front
fence to access the new exit bridge north of the compound.
The Guyexpo Secretariat has successfully sold booth spaces in
three Auditoriums and grounds as follows:-
Main Auditorium 89
Annex 96
International Pavilion 78
Others/Grounds 42

Total: 305

This Sub-Committee continues to iron out arrangements with
the Guyana Police Force and Private Security organizations, in an
effort to arrive at a final figure within out budgeted limitations, this
without seriously compromising the effective level of security
required for this event.
Scanners will be used on this occasion and the public is being
notified not to come to Guyexpo with their firearms. C.O.P.S will
use this equipment while the Guyana Police Force will supervise
this exercise, securing any weapons found on persons.
The Secretariat will engage five (5) internal special security as
enforcers who will be responsible for removing itinerant vendors

and cool-down carts from the

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Garnett or Eastern Highway
North. Big bold signage will
be guiding vehicles through
the route and to the parking
Ticket sales will be
limited to 15,000 adults and
4,000 children on any one
night. The pre-selling of
tickets will happen at
designated locations. The

for collection alone. Two
additional collection points
will be cut in the gates.
Locations for pre-selling
tickets from Monday
September 19 include -
National Exhibition Site
(Sophia) Guyexpo Site
National Cultural Centre
Ministry of Tourism
Industry and Commerce
Infinity Gas Station (High
Starr Computer (Brickdam)
Shevie Barber Shop (James
Street. Albouvstown).

main ticket booths will be Two locations on the
V 1 relocated away from the West Bank (Demerara) are
V main gate, which will be used being identified.
Minister of Tourism, Trade,
Mandustry andCommerce, East Bank residents

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT say there is a solution
Entrance to the area will c n li
be via Duncan Street at to ethnic conflict
Sheriff, traffic will exit via

RESIDENTS of the East
Bank of Demerara are
convinced that a solution to
ethnic conflicts in Guyana
exists. However, finding this
will require the involvement
of all, according to a press
release from the Ethnic
Relations Commission
This was disclosed at a
special consultation held under
the theme 'Securing Ethnic
Harmony and Peace' at the
Prairie International Hotel at
The consultation organised
by the ERC was the second held
last week. The first brought
together residents of the East
Coast of Demerara.
The consultations are aimed
at sensitising citizens to the
functions of the ERC and
soliciting their suggestions for
eliminating ethnic conflict.
The meeting allowed
residents the opportunity to
discuss the issue of race
relations and to make
recommendations for bridging
the ethnic divide.
Chairman of the
Commission, Bishop Juan
Edghill in opening remarks at
Coverden, noted that the

Constitution provides for equal
opportunities and for the
elimination of ethnic
discrimination. He also pointed
to the Racial Hostility Act
which provides for persons who
excite racial discord to be
Participants came from
Agricola to Moblisa and
represented various community
based groups including religious
organizations, Neighbourhood
Democratic Councils, political
parties, youth groups, non-
governmental organizations and
the business community.
They were given the
opportunity to share their
views on what they consider to
be contributing factors to ethnic
conflict and recommendations
for the elimination of such
The view was.expressed
that parents, politicians, the
media, religion, poverty and
history all contribute to ethnic
One of the youngest
participants said parents
encourage their children to avoid
persons of other ethnic groups.
He said in schools,
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Tenders are hereby invited for the bagging,
stocking and loading of 50 kg bags of sugar at
Enmore Estate.

Tenders must be submitted in a sealed
envelope clearly marked: "Tender for
Bagging, Stocking and Loading Bagged
Sugar" and must e placed, not later than
190;9/65 at 4 pm in the Tender Box located at
the Finance Office, LBI Estate, East Coast

All information and Tender Document can be
obtained from the Factory Manager, Enmore
Estate; E-mail: m l,_,_,llh,'_'i, L ict, oiH;
Tele. No: 270-6701-2.

The Estate reserves the right to accept or reject
any or all of the Tenders without assigning any
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From page 2
tremendously from the ITEC
programme, and stated that
the government looks
forward to maintaining and
strengthening the strong
relationship between Guyana
and India.
-'This occasion provides us
with the opportunity to reflect
on the benefits of bilateral rela-
tionships which fosters techni-
cal capacity building and sup-
port." Mr. Hinds said. Similar
sentiments were also expressed
by Public Service Minister. Jen-
nifer Westford in her brief re-
President of the ITEC
Alumni Association in Guyana.
Mr. Irfan Ali said. "As we
reflect on 41 years of ITEC. we
would appreciate that the world
has changed significantly with a
greater degree of challenges
fostered by globalisation, fuel
crisis- global warming, economic
exploitation, cultural
subjugation, terrorism, military
aggression and raiding of human
As such, he said developing
countries like Guyana must
confront such challenges with
ideas, new ways of doing things.
creativity and togetherness.
"The men and women who in-
habit Guyana are the builders in
ensuring today's dreams become
tomorrow's reality," posited Ali,
who completed a Master's
programme in India through ITEC.
He singled out the Indian
economic revolution as a prime

example of how ideas can change
the world we live in. The Infor-
mation Technology (IT) indus-
tir. advancement in medical sci-
ences and scientific discoveries
are all features of India today
that were significantly stimu-
lated by ideas. Ali said.
He indicated that the
ITEC programmes serve as an
excellent opportunity to en-
hance skills and stimulate
ideas that would create a bet-
ter Guyana as the late Presi-
dent Dr. Cheddi Jagan puts it
in his book The New Glo-
bal Human Order: "Our
times call for clear thinking
- to diagnose the ills of our
globe, to ascertain and to for-
mulate what must be done, a
set of guiding principles and
programmes of action.
Ali said India, through its
ITEC programme, must be
complimented for nurturing the
minds of so many Guyanese.
The deputation of Indian ex-
perts in specialist field includ-
ing agriculture science, commu-
nication, mining, legal and engi-
neering disciplines are all initia-
tives that have positively in-
creased the efficiency and effec-
tiveness of the various sectors
in Guyana. he said.
He was adamant, however,
that such specialties are ever
more critical today as Guyana
explores cheaper forms of en-
ergy and the modernization of
the sugar and rice sectors.
"The field of hydro-power
bears tremendous potential for
Guyana and must be explored to

its fullest." the ITEC scholar
said, while smilutaneously issu-
ing a lobbying-call for an ITEC
specialist in the field of hydro-
power to come to Guyana and
assist in fulfilling this alternative
potential of energy in Guyana.
"To our alumni and
Guyanese generally, we implore
you not to be lured out of
Guyana after you have received
your training (since) the raiding
of human resources by those
with greater economic power is
a sad phenomenon affecting all
developing countries," Ali urged.
He also indicated that the
ITEC Almuni Association is ex-
tremely happy at the increased
level of cooperation between the
Government of Guyana and In-
dia, as we strive to solve inter-
national problems of an eco-
nomic, social, cultural or hu-
manitarian character in estab-
lishing a sturdy and lasting
foundation for social and eco-
nomic peace and stability.
Others at the Indian Cul-
tural Centre Friday evening
were Tourism, Industry and
Commerce Minister,
Manzoor Nadir; Former
Home Affairs Minister,
Ronald Gajraj; Permanent
Secretary of the Public Ser-
vice Ministry, Dr. Nanda
Gopaul; General Secretary of
the PPP/Civic, Donald
Ramotar; General Secretary
of the PNCR, Oscar Clarke;
PNCR member Stanley
Ming; and other senior offi-
cials from the government
and private sector.


An international organisation based in Georgetown, which
has a five-year contract with an international donor, is
seeking a candidate for a long-term position to work with
non-profit, community-based organizations and selected
public organizations to carry out programme :cti itivc.

Eligible candidates must have:

a minimum of three years ptr-oessioaii 0w ork
worked with an international donor programme in
the areas of programme implementation at the
national and local levels;
some experience with grants and gran.t
skills, knowledge and experience.relevant to luniol,i
with projects, progress and impai report writing.

Candidates must have:

Bachelor's Degree at minimum, Mlasitrs Degree
preferred, from an accredited Uni i uersi1t/Collvc; and
Be a citizen of Guyana.

Kindly submit copies of your application and CV to PO Box:
101513, Georgetown. Postal deadline for mailing your
application is Tuesday, September 20, 2005. Only short-
listed candidates will be contacted., .

ITEC scholars are

Ambassadors ...


An international organisation in Georgetown is seeking
applicants for the position of Human Resources Clerk. All
applicants must address each selection criterion detailed
below with specific and comprehensive information
supporting each item.

1. Completion of Secondary school is required.

2. A minimum of two years of experience in the field of
Human Resources is required.

3. Good working knowledge of written and spoken English is

4. A good knowledge of the Social Security system is required.

5. Keyboard at. a minimum of 45 wpm is required.

6. Must be able to use a computer and have knowledge of
Microsoft Word and other software programmes such as
PowerPoint and Excel.

Please send applications, with detailed resume, to the Human
Resources Office, PO Box: 10507, Georgetown, Guyana not
later than October 3, 2005. Only suitable applications from
applicants selected for interviews will be acknowledged.


(East Berbice/Corentyne)

The Ethnic Relations Commission will be in
Region Six from Monday, Septlinlber 19 to
dctlncsday, Sepembelr 21, 2005.

lonla, SeipteiuiH-cr 19, 200-5

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(GUYSJUCO T''raiiining Buildinig 10:00 h,
*Public leeringg lcrbicc High School 17:00 1,
*Complaints Dk Bcrbicc I ligh School 17:00 )h.

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*Public I,.clil,; Rose iall lPrimiiiiry School 17:00( h.
*Live Call-nl Pro-iiiimi Little Rock TV Si:iion 20:00-
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*Compl;iiit', Desk Corri 'rton Civic Ccnirc 09:00 h,
*Public Melcini Corrivci tiin Civic Centre 13:30 h,

Use these oppotltnitiesi to share o' yurit' '.w for a
better Guyana.
Come out and meet the Chairman and
Commissioners of the ERC.

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad The promising young
Caribbean musician walks out on a rehearsal for
a piano recital, saying he would prefer to try a new
way of making melodies using the underside of a
steel drum.
His European teacher is infuriated.

WALCOTT. Steel is a tribute
to Trinidad.
"It's not music and it will
never be," the teacher bellows.
"It's a garbage pan and can only
produce garbage." This is a
scene from Steel, a musical by

Nobel laureate Derek Walcott
that traces the history and
development of the steel drum
from a working-class fringe
instrument to one that has come
to represent the soul of the
Caribbean especially in the

twin-island nation of Trinidad
and Tobago.
The musical is not new a
version played at Harvard
University in the United States
in 1991 but it was performed
for a Caribbean audience for the
first time last week in a six-night
series at the historic Queens
Hall in the capital, Port of
The opening on Tuesday
was a big event in Trinidad,
with President George Maxwell
Richards and local celebrities in
For Walcott, the 1992


- Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of
Accountant General in the British Overseas Territory ofMontserrat.

The Accountant General is Chief Accounting Officer of the Government
of Montserrat, heads the Treasury Department within the Ministry of
Finance, and has statutory responsibilities set out in the Finance
(Administration) Act 2001 and associated regulations.

Applicants should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
a First Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline from a
recognized tertiary institution. (A professional Accounting
qualification would be an asset)
5 years experience in senior management in Civil Service
accounting environments
a good understanding of implementation of economic and
financial programmes and of Financial Markets,
experience in general policy development and implementation
proven skills in research and analysis in economic and financial
policy development
strong leadership and management skills
good written and oral communication skills
be self-motivated and able to motivate others.

The current salary is EC$68,400 per annum, plus a package of allowances
totalling EC$12,720 per annum. The final remuneration package and
terms of appointment will be in accordance with Government of
Montserrat's policy on recruitment ofpersonnel.

Further information on this position is available on the Government of
Montserrat's website at:


t'.Iterested persons are invited to apply by completing the prescribed forms
which can be obtained from ouriwebsite at: x \ ,.v.uo\.ms or by contacting
the Human Resources Unit, Dcpartment of Administration, Brades,
Montserrat by e-mail at admin.a ui.n.m or b\ telephone on: (+-664) 4 1!
2365/2444 or by fax on: (.+664) 491 6234. Applications should include
brief curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of at least two
Referees who can confirm the required experience, skills and disposition
of the applicant.

Completed applications must be returned to the Department of
Administration (by e-mail, fax or mailed hard copy) by Friday,
September 30, 2005 and short-listing will commence on Monday,
October 3.,.2005, ,

recipient of the Nobel Prize for
Literature, it was important to
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hold what he called the "world
premier" of the musical in the
City of its setting
and where the steel
drum, or pan as it's
often called, plays
such an important
cultural role.
"Steel is a
tribute to Trinidad,
it's what I owe it,"
the 75-year-old
writer said in a
brief interview
after the opening
night performance.
"I would like this
play to express my
joy and gratitude."
It was also, he
said, a good place
to find the
musicians needed
for a score written
by composer Galt
"I have always
been fascinated by
the musical talent,
IT the calypso, the

Walcott musical tackles

history of the steel drum

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carnival and the sweet sound of
pan," said Walcott, a native of
the island of St Lucia. "Trinidad
was the best place to host the
world premier and to display
the vast local talent."
The musical portrays the
development of steel drum
music in the 1930s and 1940s
as a metaphor for the
Caribbean's struggle to shake
itself free of European colonial
domination and assert its own
cultural identity.
The character Winston
Marshall, who abandons his
piano recital, is one of the
symbols of that struggle in post-
World War II Trinidad, where
the idea of making music from
a trash can was an affront to
upper-class society and those
who aspired to join it.
"What about London? What
about your future?" Marshall's
teacher yells at his retreating
figure. '
Beyond the music, Steel
also tackles other demons of
Caribbean life in the post-war
years violence, poverty and
prostitution in the three-hour
The play runs in Trinidad
only through September 18, but
Walcott said he hopes to bring
the musical to other countries
but he has not yet finalized
plans for future performances.


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LIE September 8, 2005 "


Emergence of China


wo weeks ago from
August 28th to
September 4th a
media delegation from
Guyana, led by Information
Liaison to the President,
Robert Persaud, went on a
three-city tour of China. The
trip, sponsored by the
Chinese government was
intended to showcase both
development and
underdevelopment in China,
as well to give an alternate
view of China outside of a
Western Media perspective.
When dealing with a coun-
try as vast and complex as
China, you can only hope to
transmit your perceptions, your
observations adequately through
the lens of some central meta-
phor. For this writer, that cen-
tral metaphor comes during a
tour of one of China's most fa-
mous cultural sites.
In The Forbidden City, our
guide, "Jane", explains that
throughout China's long history,
the dragon has been symbolic of
male strength and potency. Chi-
nese emperors during several dy-
nasties made the dragon their
personal symbol, while the em-
press was represented by the
phoenix. The dragon, as repre-
sentative of imperial authority
reached its height during the
Qing Dynasty when the dragon
was featured on the imperial
Today, adds Gao Fei our
young Ministry of Foreign Af-
fairs liaison the dragon repre-
sents China's strength, the com-
bined strength of its people.
Outside of the popular dragon
motif that is infused within Chi-
nese interior decoration, other ex-.
amples abound: in Shanghai, sev-
eral channels offered in the ho-
tel room belong to the cable net-
work, Dragon TV; the carrier
that takes us from Shanghai to
Beijing is a Dragon Air aircraft.
Arguably, the Chinese
people have seen themselves
emerging from what might be
referred to as an age of Yin -
the passive, violable culture
that started with the humili-
ating post-Opium Wars con-
cessions of 'extraterritorial'
(think "Guantanamo Bay")
rights to Great Britain,
France, Russia and the United
States, and ending roughly a
century later with the expul-
sion of Japanese invaders in
Chinese memory seems al-
most as long as Chinese history.
When the group meets with Yang
Jiechi, Vice Minister of Foreign
affairs, Mr. Yang speaks of the
fact of China's emergence from
being bullied by foreign powers.
Yang who has a slight resem-
blance to American actor, James
Hong -is an elegant, intelligent,
well-spoken career diplomat
who only left his post as China's
ambassador to the United States
earlier this year. When asked by
this writer whether the bullying
he referred to was an oblique ref-

erence to the United States' de-
cades-long tacit support of Tai-
wanese independence in opposi-
tion to The People's Republic's
One-China Policy, Yang says no,
he was referring to the post-
Opium Wars era.
A hundred and fifty years
after this historical humiliation
by the West began, China is
emerging on its own terms as an
economic and political titan on
the world stage: enter the
Dragon. And the Eagle has taken
For the Western world, par-
ticular America, the Dragon's en-
try into the global sphere of
power heralds of course both a
potential and actual erosion of
hegemony. Outside of the occa-
sional Hollywood production,
the Dragon to Western eyes is a
fierce, malevolent, destructive
creature hell-bent on roasting St.
George [pun intended] to more
or less the consistency of the
meat in a McDonald's quarter-
pounder... with or without
The Chinese of course
believe their new found iden-
tity as Dragon to be more in
keeping the traditional East-
ern view of the mythical crea-
ture. The Eastern Chinese
dragon is virtually a hero, a
sacred emblem, a fabulous
beast with the ability to as-
cend to heaven, a protector, a
bringer of rain to parched
lands, a beneficiary of the
people. One of China's main
concern in this its age of
emergence is that 80% a fig-
ure quoted by a high-ranking
Chinese information official -
of world news is dominated by
Western media entities which
often pander to the self-inter-
ests of the West.
Now there is only so much
one can gain from a brief, guided
tour of the country more so a
brief, guided official tour.
What can be said with a fair
amount of certainty however
is that what we know about
China through the lens of the
Western press isnot nearly
enough, and thus by default
grossly inaccurate.
After actually seeing China
- even if only three cities within
this sprawling mass of land the
picture of the anachronistic,
communist monolith with the
occasional dissident among the
teeming oppressed masses opt-
ing for the red (white and blue)
pill seems a concoction of Hol-
lywood, or more Cable News
Network. And according to
even some mainstream Western
news websites, even U.S.-based
Chinese immigrants are going
home to find themselves shocked
at the level of both physical and
social development that is tak-
ing place there.
Though the analogy may be
a bit oblique, for us to view and
judge China by the ever perpetu-
ated image of Tiananmen Square
would be somewhat akin to
viewing America exclusively
through the dark glass of Waco
or Ruby Ridge...or even
Guantanamio Bay or Abu Ghraib.
So far China's insistence -

no, its virtually official state
mantra that its ongoing, and
quite rapid, development is a
peaceful process is yet to be
disproved. Even U.S. Defense
Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's
recent half-cocked assertion at
regional security conference held
in Singapore that China's
"military build-up", might not be
a threat to America, but a threat
to Asia has largely been met with
ridicule. In addition to a sharp
rebuttal from Cui Tiankai,
director of the Asia department
of China's Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, even Western
commentators have pointed out
the weakness of Rumsfeld's
claims. One writer, Charles
Walker Poff, in an online
commentary "Rumnsfeld China
and Hypocrisy" questioned
Rumsfeld legitimacy to question
China's arms investments when
the United, States with no
enemies on its borders has a

military budget ten times that of
China's; Poff cited US armament
of Taiwan, its military bases in
South Korea and their nuclear
arsenals, America's presence in
recently invaded Afghanistan,
and historical tensions with
All this is of course tak-
ing place at a time when
China's economic engine has
been going at full tilt: Chi-
nese made brassieres have
taken over the EU market; the
United States furious when a
Chinese company was able to
outbid US competitors for an
up-for-grabs oil company; and
China's textiles have
prompted the U.S to tempo-
rarily suspend imports for
fear of putting American com-
panies out of business.
With the opening of China's
markets that began under Deng
Xiaoping, the West' virtually
began to salivate at the thought

of the One Billion consumers
that its products could be
marketed to. While there have
been inroads the McDonald's
outlet that shares the same
building with the Chaoyang
Cultural Centre in Beijing attests
to this fact China has
obviously not forgotten that the
Opium Wars came about because
of the Qing government's
opposition to British Merchants
flooding of China with opium
threatening to create the 19th
century equivalent of large
junkie community.. That China
today is dictating its own terms
for access to its markets seems
to have caught the West
unawares. Like that former
attempt by the Qing government
at a self-controlled destiny the
current world powers have taken
umbrage at a supposedly
backward eastern country's
mettle; unlike then however,
China is strong enough to

withstand any attempt at
coercion by cannon:
What we here in the
'South' i.e., the developing
world dominated by the West
in perpetually every sphere of
life can start doing is to re-
think our understanding of
global destiny. To a great de-
gree, the Chinese case that we
do not know enough about
what China is like some-
thing which prompted the re-
cent media visit to. C i and
others like it is a vaid one.
It is not that we are to take.
sides: simply put, we just
have to learn to expand our
vision; to understand that we
do not live in a umipolar
world; that there are hbeafits
associated with both Ymkg aml
Yang; that the nmaagerie of
world affairs at least in oar
view should have space for
the Eagle, as well as the

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Peace stdiest..

programmes now being

offered in Berbice

pursuing studies locally in
peacekeeping and conflict
resolution and living in
Berbice may now do so
following the opening last
Saturday of a branch of the
California-based American
University of Peace Studies in

New Amsterdanm.
The college is located above
La Caribe Restaurant on Main
Street and among courses being
offered are Professional
Counseling; Methods of
Conflict Resolution; Emotional
Intelligence; Leadership Studies;
and Strategic Planning. Courses

are .being offered at the
undergraduate, diploma, and
certificate levels.
Among those already
benefiting from the programme
are members of the New
Amsterdam-based non-
governmental organisation,
Guyanese Women in

Development,, who are pursuing the root of all siiiiations.
studies in Professional "We engage in public
Counseling. education with individuals,
Nafeeza'Rodrigues, who is community groups,
pursuing.a Diploma in Leadership educational institutions. non-
Studies on a full scholarship, is governmental organizations
[he firit 1 have been so awarded and Go errfnents Our
and according to Director, Mr activities include peace and
Rayonne Pile, the University conflict studies, professional
intends to grant many more. counseling courses,
Speaking on the role of the workshops, seminar$,public
institution, founder and president, lectures and peace
Dr Eton Simon said: publications, with the aim of
"If you would like to avoid promoting peace- among
destruction, then be peaceful. Use individuals, groups, nations
non-violent communication to and equally important inner
resolve conflicts; counsel friends peace."
on living peacefully with others; Simon said it is his
eat healthy; live with simplicity, intention to equip as many
"With that in mind, we share Guyanese as possible with the
with everyone that peace can only life skills of peacefulness and
be attained through a peaceful peace building skills which
process and with strong focus on would redound to the benefit

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Friday September 30 Thirst Park, Georgetown.

Heineken bring -4 Guyana, Green Synergy: a DJ competition with a diversity of music. Green Synergy brings together and synergizes the different beats of
the Caribbean region under the Heineken Music Umbrella. The results; a synergy of music, cultures, and social vibes; that only Heineken can deliver.

DJs will-demonstrate their unique skills to determine who is the number one DJ in GUYANA. The overall winner will automatically qualify and represent GUYANA
at the prestigious Green Synergy Caribbean DJ Finals to be held in ST LUCIA in October 2005, where world class DJs from 20 countries in the region will

1. Competition is open to solo DJs only. No teams are going to be
permitted to compete.
2. Competitors must be eighteen years and over.
3 Competitors must be resident in GUYANA.
4 Each competitor will be allowed to play for- a MAXIMUM of ffreen
minutes per seT.


1. Each competitor will be allowed fifteen minutes in the elimination
rounds and fifteen minutes in The final rounds.
2. Fifteen minutes will be allowed between sets for change over between
DJs. Any extra time used by the upcoming DJ for change over will be
deducted from the fifteen minutes allotted for the set
3. CDs or Vinyl or a combination of both may be used during the
4.. In the event of stoppage the following will apply:
4 1 If the'stoppage is due to equipment failure, then the competitor
is allowed to perform the entire set again.
4.2 If the stoppage is due to equipment failure due to the fault of
the competitor, then the competitor will be allowed to readjust
the equipment, and restart the set from where the equipment
faulted. The DJ'may start the set from the beginning BUT The
time will commence from where the competitor stopped. No extra
time will be permitted.

5. Competitors will be given promotional t-shirts to wear.




Registration Form

iNum .

I Technics SL 1200 turntables will be provided for the competition.
The choice of stylus (needle) is that of the competitor.
2. Competitors MUST bring their own stylus (needle) for the
3. A Dual CD Deck will be provided for the competition. However,
individual competitors are allowed to bring in their CD Deck if so
4 A mixer will be provided Competitors may also bring in their own
miners if so desired
5. No additional equipment to be used is allowed, i.e. samplers, keyboard.
6 Each competitor is required to bring the-r own headphones

The organizers declare That this event will be filmed and the DJ hereby, as
a condition., to entry, gives their consent that their performance shall be
incorporated into a film for supply to the public publicly performed or
broadcast on television, sound radio, cable, satellite service and for any
promotional purposes

-Judging Criteria
1A panel of three judges will adjudicate the DJs performances using a.

common scoring chart

Music Selection This is where the Different Beats.
'! One Vibe plays through. DJ should select an eclectic
range of music, blending different genres of old, new and
famil;or music
Cross Over Mixing DJs demonstrates a successful
. continuous set. lining up be ats. bars and melodies to gain
full marks'.
Technique DJs ability to scratch and include other
tricks as well as display on overall sense of
professionalism into the set.._ sp
S Crowd Response DJs ability To get the best reaction
i out of the crowd through energy, dance and applause
SOn-Mic Response DJ demonstrates the effective use
of the microphone to interact with the crowd
Maximum Set Time Limit DJs are able re complete the
set in the allotted time They don't finish too early or
they dant run over too lonq

Maximum Points

30 points

20 points

15 points

15 points

10 pplnts

10 points

Tolal 100 points

Address. l-' K -i-- ''

Contact'Numbers roch 15 points
Tota Points, 115 points
Completed registration forms can be submitted to BANKS iplHR LIMITED. SALES OFFICE, THIRST' PARK Contact JENNIFER KHAN 226-2491-8 ext 2143 or 62W-7355,
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The Bank of Guyana is inviting tenders for the under-mentioned items:

ENGINE, #. SK. i325178
CHASSIS #: KR41-0008385

ENGINE H. GA 16-673453

ENGINE#: TRZ-1706994
CHASSIS.#: R2N114-0022658

a) ID # ELOU 274227
b) ID MANU 233784


These items could be inspected at the Bank of Guyana by contactmg the Superintendent,
Security DiNision between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4-00 p.m on normal working
All tenders should be enclosed in scaled envelopes and the item for which tendered
clearly marked. These should be deposited in the Tender Box situated on the second
floor of the Bank of Guyana Building, Church Street and Avenue of the Republic,
Georgetown, not later than 14:00 hrs. on SEPTEMBER 30, 2005. In addition, please
be advised that these items are being sold "as is".
The Bank of Guvanategerves the right to acept o^rgj .ao Ieder. -,


Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of
Principal Crown Counsel, in the British Overseas Territory of

The key responsibilities include prosecuting criminal matters,
representing Government in civil litigation, responsibility for all matters
arising under the money laundering legislation, and carrying out the
obligations of Montserrat under international conventions and treaties.
The Principal Crown Counsel also advises Government Departments on
all matters including leases, contracts and agreements, land acquisition,
legislation reform and imperial legislation extended to Montserrat by
Orders in Council, and on all matters, criminal and civil, involving the
Government of Montserrat. The officer also supervises the Crown
Counsels in the exercise of their duties, and may be called upon to act for
the Attorney General in his/her absence..

Applicants should possess professional qualification and accreditation
as an Attorney-at-law, with at least five (5) years post qualification
experience and a sound track record in a similar or related position, at
least two (2) of which should have been at senior professional level. In
addition, applicants should have practised both Criminal and Civil Law.


Basic salary commences at EC$56,088 per annum, and allowances
totalling EC$71,520 per annum are also available. The starting salary
point will be dependent on the applicant's professional experience. The
final remuneration package, which may include additional allowances,
will be in accordance with Government of Montserrat's policy on
recruitment of personnel. Basic salary and most allowances are subject
to income tax.

Application forms can be obtained from our website at: or'
by contacting the Human Resources Unit, Department of
Administration. Brades, Montserrat by e-mail at: admin(@"gov.mns or by
telephone on: (+664) 491 2365'2444 or by fax on: (+664) 491 6234.
Applications should also include brief curriculum vitae, and the names
and addresses of at least two Referees who can confirm the required
experience, skills and disposition of the applicant.

Completed applications must be returned to the Department of
Administration (by e-mail, fax or mailed hard copy) by Friday, October
7, 2005 and short-listing will commence on Monday, October 10,
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Management Services Officers
The Central Housing and Planning Authority is seeking young, dynamic, qualified
graduands with excellent communication and interpersonal skills for appointment as
Management Services Officers.
Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor's Degree in Economics or Business Administration from a recognized College or
University atthelevel of Credit.
Applications including curriculum vitae should be addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Central Housing & Planning Authority
41 Brickdam & United Nations Place
to reach not later than September 29, 2005.



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University of Guyana, wishes to congratulate Mr. Edon Daniels,
2005 NBIC-UG Scholarship.

partnership with the
who was awarded the

Mr. Daniels is pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture at the University
of Guyana.

In the photograph John Alves, Senior Manager-Credit makes the. presentation to'
Edon Daniels.

A Subsidiary of 4 Republic Bank Limited

(From page 12)
children interact with each
other regardless of race and
there is no discrimination
along ethnic lines.
However, he noted that
when they are home, the same
children who practice no racial
discrimination are forced to take
on a different personality and
avoid interacting with other
races, just to please their
parents. "This should not be",
the young man said.
Other participants
expressed their views Lhat titles
such as 'coolie'. 'black man' and
'buck' should not be used to
describe persons.
The participar also
agreed that ethnic rmony
should be promote in the
classrooms and pl ces of
worship and were concerned
that the media propagating
ethnic disunity and ? would be
They also expre, 'd their
cdrncern that politic rin .ise
ethnicity to garn.?i ti. sor :.nd

are mainly the ones who keep
the country divided.
"Politicians must not divide
us", one participant urged.
The issue of racial profiling
where it is assumed that one
ethnic group is better at a
particular job or that one group
has a superior skill was
discussed and condemned.
It was noted that Guyana is
a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural
society and people need to
respect and tolerate each other's
culture and beliefs.
In closing remarks,
Commissioner Mr. John Willems
urged participants to be careful of
political manipulation, particularly
around election time. He also urged
the residents to examine political
parties based on their policies and
programmes when deciding who
they will vote for, and to avoid
casting their ballot because a Party
is perceived as being in favour of
their ethnic group.
Also present at Coverden
were Commissioners Mr.
S.'Shaffee6k Klhoan and- M.-
Ramkioin Ilharaj. '-


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19:00 h Setting Things Right
According to the Scripture
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21:00 h STVS Creole Gaff
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06:45 h Sign On With Bhajan
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07:30 h Bhakti Bhajans
08:00 h Christ For The
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08:30 h I.Q. Show
09:00 h Indian Movie
12:00 h Religious Melodies
12:15 h Avon Video & DVD
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12:45 h Current Affairs
13:00 h Asian Variety Show
14:00 h Ramayan
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17:30 h Focus on Youths in
18:00 h Birthday & Other
18:15 h Death
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19:00 h- IBE Highlights- Live
20:00 h Annual Primetime
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07:00 h Voice of Victory
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08:00 h Lifting Guyana to
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13:00 h Info for Nation
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expected over Guyana.Near inland,inland and interior areas
may experience isolated occurrences of thunder.
WINDS: Northeasterly to Southerly at 1 to 7m.p.s.
WAVES: Moderately high reaching about 1 9m high in open
HIGH TIDE: 03:55h at (3.30m) and 16:13h at (3.27m)
LOW TIDE: 04:58h at (0.22m) and 2222h at (0.40m)
SUNRISE: 05:43h
SUNSET: 17:52h
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE: 30.5-33.5C over coastal areas and
& 31.0-34.0C over inland and interior locations.
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE: 22.0 24.OC over coastal areas
and 22.5-24.5C 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 marine community.
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low-lying areas are advised to take the necessary
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lessons, computer lab, safe
environment. 2005 CXC pass
rate 68.5% (1s' year). Come in
or call us on telephone # 231-
5012, 223-5389, 226-5857.
Lot 21 Mc Doom Public Rd.,
East Bank Demerara. EVENING
LESSONS Students, school
leaves, adults, slow learners,


NEW address and telephone
numbers for MARISKA'S
Arakaka Place, Bel Air Park. 227-
0251, 617-4589.
SINGLE White male, 42 yrs,
5' 6", 170 Ib seeks attractive
female pen pals 25 35 yrs.
Cameron Fox, # 145489,WCC
PO Box 473, Westville, IN.
interested persons by telephone
for friendship or serious relations.
Call CFI Telephone Friendship
I l~t. r> frzi-rn \ Q~-._A f

ENROL now at Shalom
Driving School, Lot 2 Croal St.,
Stabroek. You could also obtain
an International Driving Permit.
Call 227-3869, 622-8162.
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,
R.K.'S Institute of Motoring is
Guyana's only recognized driving
school operating since 1979. We
have experience, vehicles and
infrastructure to make you MASTER
your loved ones security and safety
are assured. Contact us at R.K.'s
Institute of Motoring, 125 Regent
Road, Bourda. Tel. 226-7541,

We build low Income homes
for less than $10 000 per month.
Please call 227-2494, 227-
2479 after hours 218-1957 for
one month only.

alleviates stress and tension.
Certified Massage Therapist, Ulelli
Verbeke. 226-2669, 615-8747.
MRS. SINGH'S Massage
Hotel and Home Service
available by appointment. I also
work at my home. Tel. 220-4842,

Business Cards, Flyers, Tickets,
Invitations, Receipt/Bills Books,
etc. Tel. 231-5381.

ONE double welder (to rent)
portable arc welding plan. Call
266-3075, 613-8710.

PHYSICAL Therapy to,
physically handicapped
children. Call 231-9967
(Saturdays 9 am to 11 am).

EXPERIENCED and trusted
matron would like to take care
of your property when you are
away. 226-9410.
FOR all your crochet needs,
from doilies, to bed spread. Call
223-3423, 223-6525, 225-4495.
Also patterns for sale.
HELLO the doctor is back!
Have your gas service and
repaired, also your kero range
change to gas. Tel. 220-4073,
repairs, home servicing can be
arranged. Call 265-3050, 660-
4510. -Email:
ARE you in need of
someone' to care a sick, an
elderly or to take care of your-
child? Call 226-1012, between
8 am and 2 pm.
TECHNICIANS available for
appliances repairs washers,
dryers, microwaves, stoves, deep
fryers, etc. Call 622-4521, 263-
grillwork on houses, aluminium,
cast iron, stainless steel, fishing
vessel and truck tray alterations.
Call at 233-2847, 610-6778 -
Repairing TV, VCR, Microwave,
Amplifier, CD & DVD Player, etc.
76 6th & Light Streets,
Alberttown. Tel. 231-6228. .

S am= USA

Live and Work in the USAvia
the USAGreen Card
Lottery Programme

2 FEMALES & male to work
at Car Wash. 231-1786.
FOR Maid and washers.
Apply to GPO, Box 10126.
Include Tel. No.

Vacancy exists for one
Passes in 4 subjects
Computer knowledge
SWillingness to learn
A A freridly disposition.

Apply in person (with written

Central Electronics
67 Robb Street
Lacytown, Georgetown

TRUCK Drivers. Apply in
person with written application
to Lens, Sheriff & Fourth.
Sts., C/ville.
URGENTLY experienced
Bobcat Operator & truck Driver.
Call 641-0852, 660-2529 and
ONE Truck Driver from the
ECD. Contact P. Ramroop,&
Sons. Lot 1 C Orange Walk,
Bourda, Georgetown. 227-1451.
SALES Clerks must have
knowledge of Maths and
English, 2 yrs working
experience. Apply in person with
written application to Lens,
Sheriff & Fourth Streets, C/ville.
SAILA PARK Vreed-en-
Hoop, Housing Scheme. House
lot for sale, near the public road.
Prime location, 2 miles from V/
Hoop Stelling. Tel. # 225-7670
, or 254-0397.
vacancies for qualified and
experienced teachers at all levels.
Apply in person with written
application to The' Principal, Tank
St., Grove Public Rd;, EBD.
Age 30 years plus. Apply -
Friendship Oxygen Limited, 30
Friendship, EBD, between the
hours of 2 and 4 pm. Preferable
from the East Bank Demerara. .
VACNCIES exist for trained
and experienced teachers for
Nursery, Primary & Secondary.-
Levels, because of expansion.
Apply to the Principal, Private

- U d,,,, r auluay &, ounuay .4 FORMS 1 5, COMMON LInk 261-0oUU, ounuay o S P scnoo, .u. Box ZZU4 before QUEEN Street -40 x 140 -
hours. ": ENTRANCE AND CSEC, CXC. Saturday, 07:00 to 21:00 h On SOruytie 20' September,,2005 $8M. Keyhomes 223-4267.
Mathematics, English, POA, HANDSOME Male African U.S.Government .' VACANCIES exist for trained
S OB, OA, Georap d, t. American. Age 22, 182pounds Contact us on how to enter and experienced teachers for SHER IF FWL L AM
Science, Social St.udies, seeks pen pals from Guyana Social Studies, P.O.B. P.O.A. STREETS $30M NEG.
HAVE your computers Information Technology, between the ages of 18 and 35. for the Green Card Lottery English, OP., Maths, .T., nt KEYHOMES 223-4267.
EXPERTLY SERVICED, Physics, Chemistry and Biolo Must he honest. Send Photo and Science. Retired Head teachers LAND for sale Kitt 200
UPGRADED OR BUILT BY Register now and let our hihgy write to Lloyd Blackman, PO Box gra also welcome. Telephone 220- f. f 40 ft $7.5 million ne.
GENIUS COMPUTERS. Tel. trained .and qualified teachers 473, Westville IN 46391, USA. 0538 629-5300. T e lhone --- 74
231-7650, 626-8911, 24/7. Our prepare you for exams. Come in 0538.., 629-5300. Telephone # 663-7874.
office is located where your or call us on telephone numbers 6 SINGLE East Indian Balwat Persaud & NATIONAL Security Service MARIGOLD St
problemis l .. .. 231-5012, 223-5389 226- Businessman age 40 years, 5 ft.wa Persa & has a position for a Visiting 117 MARIGOLD St._,
problem is! 5857. 7 in., 180 lbs., seeks attractive Associates. Certified Supervisor. (Also ,,guards- Eterprise Gardens size 50'ft.
FOR PROFESSIONAL , female age 17 to 50 years, for needed). Must have knowledge x 100-ft. Tel. # 626-3955 222-
COMPUTER Repairs, Sales & IN EI TERN AT N L pen friend. Could lead to Itmilgration Consultants- to use M/cycle. Apply in person 3610.
:BUSINESS COLLEGE. Now marriage send photo, il wth necessary documents from- LAND FOR SALE
Services Call Kerstin registering students forits (1)Full- t elephone numberalon th Te: 225-1540; E-mail witece cu oLAND FOR SALE
Co mpeut 227 s 8- 8283 time secondary School: (2 Pre an address to GANESH S NGH, t., C/ville LE.NDER Garens -289 ft
Centre 227-861161-8283-. Form'1.... Students with SSEE P0 Box 26016 lie.. ... by 152 ft.^Price $25M.
Home .& Office services marks 300 -390- (3) Afternoons d o 1 FEMALE Accounts clerk. Call: 612-0349.
available. 24 hrs. lessons for Public Schools A down to earth female age SUPERIOR ..Electronics Must have Accounts; Maths, GLE Front Area D
-: Students, all subjects; (4 50 yrs is looking for a soul mate. Service Center, 70 Second English, 2 yrs. working OGLE Ftront, Area 'D ,
B Evening Classes for Schoo Must be loving,.caring, W honest Street' C/ville, G/town. Tel. # experience in similar field, be re 'ena -1$7M ne. Land
_"___ andLe avers CXC repeaters; (5) ABE an un to be with. une must .231-3651, 621-2139. For able to work with limited 125 x 100. Tel. No. 627-8891.
-DESIGNING Certificate and D oas have certain morals and values professional repairs and supervision Apply to Alabama. NobAgent.
Dressmaking Classes ginne r Courses; (6)Computers nurses. .ov wat.uto loo ans t serving ol TVs. VCRs, Trading Geor geown Ferry .. 7 % ACRES of.rice field -
to-prqfessional standard. Call C Il today Of, ore inforntatibn. ue y pss tose 'Microwaves, Washing machines S eln el 25-58 00. 225- evon Castle, Essequibo G$4
Slharmie Shaw (Sharmila) TEL225-2397, 225474.-AND qualitihers am 1k forle CDPJayers, DVD layers, A, 3809. 23-1615 ., 500 0neg No Agent. Call
225-2598, 627-6306. 'S 22-~7219 ORRVISIT USAT 262 call Sherr at .. conditioners, Refrigerdatrs, etc. INSTANT employment al 627-889)
.. v. *.. .. ,'.- . ; .-... I b bI -b !, r D. lo Ivlf- M t .a special R R i e n A x d aton in the Iolow g ,
-- Student success s our greatest someone. Cypid is busy at work. : ,REPAIRS & Service to ny ,.ex Educaion heollow .HOPE EBD near to
.........L. 'concern. Call the Junor/Senior Singles electcal appliances e.g. washing Hb s" ecl areas -Ieograpoy Public. Road, 5 acres lard Ideal
-- L ... .Dating Service18 -, 80 yrs p machines, clothes dryers, air- Technology Mathematics for'housing, farming $1M.
SELElCTRICAL aid 'Immediate .link. Join uzs also in conditions, freezers, regeratrs TtSocialo, aees.a A inerson. -erson s f-i49
Electrnics at City and Guilds celebrating our.-2nd.Ahriversary computers, etc: ALL.JOBS DONE o n cal S Atisplld pe Lust PRIMs o n ---
.letr..ics tCiy. y '- to,,... Lust, -,- PRIMEc -ormmercial land
Technitrdinlnstitute:Re.opening Grand ,fter"-lbnch, Lime & .ON SITE WITH THREE MONTHS Public Road, EC. Tel. 220- :'.fr r ale 115 fo t x 3r. ft
shortly". Contact Carlyle Le RICH Guest House, 25 Darice on 15t" October at the LIMITED WARRANTY. Nazim 6139 x 31 ft,
Benjamin for further- details.. Princes Street offers you great Buccaneer Cove, (Woodbine Khan. N K. ElectricalSevices. Tel. rlotte. street, Bourda.
Tel. 645-7936. rates $25 000 $30 000 Hotel Int.) Get your tickets now. 270-4595, 626-2847 (anytime). AT Dalip Trading Ltd. 9 Contact owner 226-083.
....--. .. 'monthly. Light & water included, Tel. 223-8237. Mon. Fri. 8:30 16 & 17 Eccles Industrial Site;. .(anytime)..
TIMPERIAL COLLEGE TV. &refrigerator. Luxury with am 6pm. Sat. 10 am -4pm. PROFESSIONAL repairs to East Bank Demerara for (1) Lathe LAND. situate at east of
Offers full-time, Evenin& you in mind. Tel. 233-2175, 623- our televisions, CDs and DVD Operator Fitter/Machinist arid Windsor Frest Cricket Ground
Weekend CXC Classes forpdults 1562, 227-3067. 'l years, amplifiers and, stereo, (2). Office Cl.rk'/Compbter eDrnsin are of 422of,
and Forms 1 5 studentsin all 152-22 0 systems, microwave ovens,-etc. iterate (with knowledge of ng ar area of 2.422 of
Business and Science subiebts, Call .Abdul's ': .Electronic Quickbooks Accountin stems an english apre. Call 220-9675.
Maths and English A. MONTHLY HAYAB.Truck,Rental for -Servicing. Tel. 225-0391 or 226- () Also labourers. Applyin METEN-MEER-ZORG,
FEE $1 000 per subject -W Interior location. Transport 6551.. (23 years in the business person with written applTation close to Public Road, WCD.,
Located at Croal& Ki Streets. WIDE SELECTON. scrap, lumber, cement, etc. to of repairs) Technicians call us. -to; Dalip Trading Ltd. 1 14. Double and 'Ingle-lot $3M
Tel. # 227-7627, 277-3768a NOdVELS-,.MYSTERY ETC and fromGeoretown.Call for giveaway deals (huge Broad Street, Charlestown,. eac. Keyhomes -223-4267,
626-4043 and 644-5114. 7 223-8237. 641-7257, 621-0371. discounts) on service manuals. Georgetown, Guyana. 277-0155.

~ ___ ;1 i i)~l III~II) _ _

ONE Graphic Designer.
Must be knowledgeable of Corel
Draw 11.0, Excellent
Keyboarding skills, Team
Player, Creative and Versatile.
Apply to Executive Office
Services, 82 Albert Street &
Regent Road, Bourda,
VACANCY exists for
Secretary to work at a. Medical
Office. "Applicant must have an
excellent command of English
Language, Advance Computer.
skills and Office Management.
Apply to Medical Diagnostic
Centre, 317 East St., North
Cummingsburg. Tel. 225-2799
or 225-277j1..
VACANCIES exist for
Waitress, Maids and Front Desk
Clerk. Requirements for Front
Desk. Clerks must be able to
work day and night' shifts, must
possess passes in Maths and
English. Preference will be
given to UG Students and
persons with.Acc6unts and
previous experience. Apply in
person to Regency SSuites/
Hotel, 98 Hadfield Street, Werk-
en-Rust, Georgetown.
VEHICLE '& Machinery
Maintenance. Job
requirements. Must be able to
overhaul diesel/gas engines
and to: weld (gas & arc), must
have a Drivers Licence, must
be able to follow service
manuals on machines, must be
over the age of 27 years with 3
Sears experience in industry.
production Supervisor Job
requirements. Must have a
certified Health Card, must be
able to' lead a production team,
must be accurate in measuring
and recording production data,
must be over 25 years. Office
Supervisor must be
knowledgeable-and versatile re:
Microsoft Excel & Word, must'
'be customer focused, must be
able to handle various office
functions at a supervisory level,
Must be able to organise files
-and follow through on office
functions, must be over 25.
years, must have a valid Driver's
Licence. It would be an
advantage if a University/
- Technical College certificate/
degree is available. Apply in
writing: Viking Traders Ltd. P.O.
Box 691, Castries St., Lucia.
Tel. # 758-450-1520 Fax # 758-
450-1188. Email:



LAND Plantation Malgre
Tout/Goed Fortuin 2 acres
over looking Demerara River,
Road and River Frontage. Tel.
No. 227-2765.
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.
DEMERARA River 195
acres estate agriculture,
shipping yard, Wharf frontage,
poultry, saw mill, industrial -
$20M. Tel. # 226-2803, 227-
industrial, residential, all utility
services, 7 house lots, 200 x
55 each lots. Tel. No. 627-
8891. No Agent.
LINDEN, Moblissa 30
acres. Cheap $7M, Land of
Canaan, 8 acres, Riverside -
$40M neg., Charlotte Street -
$13M. Keyhomes 223-4267.
acres. 1 800 ft./8'000 ft. Ideal
wharf, or sea port, access
Essequibo River $100 000 per
acre. Ederson's 226-5496,
$20M (over 21 000 sq. ft.) &
S15M (1/4 acre): Happy Acres
- $18M & S9M. Norbert
deFreitas 231-1506/642-
(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.
TWO lots 80 x 113 ft =
9040 sq. ft ea. $6M ea. LBI,
one lot 5900 sq. ft S5M,
Nandy Park, Lot in Crown St. -
32 x 144 sq. ft. S12M. Wills
Realty 227-2612, 627-8314.
KITTY $2.9M, East Bank
- $900 000, Meadow Bank -
$5M, Duncan St. $10M,
Versailles (Double Lot in gated
compound), Le Ressouvenir,
Atlantic Gardens. Ogle. Tel.
226-8148, 625-1624.
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, 628-0796.

US$800. KEYHOMES 223-
US$700. KEYHOMES 223-
US$600. KEYHOMES 223-
TELEPHONE: 227-0928.
KEYHOMES 223-4267.
US$1 000. KEYHOMES -223-
- 223-4267.
FURNISHED flat to let.
Overseas visitors. Telephone -
FURNISHED flats for
overseas visitors. Phone 227-
2995, Kitty.
FURNISHED one, two,
three-bedroom apts. for
overseas guests. Call 225-
FULLY furnished 2-
bedroom house in Bel Air Park,
G/town. Call 225-8153.
furnished two and three-
bedroom flats. Telephone
TO LET Eccles, Nandy
Park, Lusignan, Liliendaal and
others. 233-6160.
PRIME location 1 3-storey
building in Carmichael St.
Phone 227-6805, 225-9127.
SHORT-terms rental
available with all modern
facilities. Contact 613-1785,
ONE Chinese restaurant
rocatbd at Pouderoyehn,WBD."
Contact K. Chand 264-2283.

nished executive house on
double lot US$1 500. # 231-
TWO-bedroom top flat in
Carmichael St. with parking -
$60 000 per month. Call 227-
ONE 3-bedroom top flat at
93 5t" St. Cummings Lodge.
Preferable UG Students. Tel.
HOUSE by itself Bel Air
Park, unfurnished US$800,
spacious yard, etc. Keyhomes -
TOP flat spacious and
beautiful for diplomats. Alarm
system, A/C, hot and cold, etc.
Keyhomes 223-4267.
1 WHOLE bottom flat
furnished house in Diamond
New Scheme, EBD. Please
contact tel. no. 612-6858.
MALE. TEL 226-5035 (08:00 -
17:00 HRS).
TWO-bedroom bottom flat
in AA Eccles $35 000. 227-
7627 Office. 227-3768 Home,
1 3-BEDROOM concrete
bottom flat situated at 18
Providence Park, EBD. Tel. #
NEW one-bedroom apt. in
quiet area. Suitable f.-',
working girl. Price ","
Phone 227-5852.
View, corner lot house in
Plaisance, one Block from Public
Road. Call 225-5591_
GREIA. Fully furnished in
residential area. Lamaha Gds.
US$600, Prashad '. .
USS1 500, USS1 000. -...
4398. 641-8754.
building (3) bedrooms upper
and or lower flats, parking and
telephone, Queenstown. Call
FURNISHED apartment for
overseas guest at 84 Garnett St.,
C/ville, G/town. Contact Ms. Dee
on 223-1061 or 612-2677.
styled apts. Suitable for a couple
or single person $4 000/ $5
000 er day. Call 231-6429, 622-
ONE lower business flat situated
at Lot 1 Non Pariel, Area A, East
Coast Demerara. Apply to
Jerome Fredericks at same lo-
APTS. and houses -
furnished and unfurnished for
short and long term. Call 226-
2372. (Central G.T. business
place @ $70 000).
HOUSE for rent, 3 bedrooms
and garage at Lot 5 Hadfield
St., Lodge Village. Contact D.
Daniels at said address or lawyer
at 1 South Street.
FULLY furnished rooms and
apartments to let on a daily or
nightly basis. Call 227-3336 or
ROOMS for single working
females and Interior students -
$15 000 per month. Kitchen
facilities available. Call 226-
ONE Business bottom flat
located at Plantain Walk, Vreed-
en-Hoop area. Tel. 227-3431 or
264-2650. Mon. Sat. 10 am -
6 pm.
2-BEDROOM top apt. @
$55 000, 3 bedroom house @
$65 000, both unfurnished.
Others furnished/unfurnished.
Call 226-2372.
FULLY furnished 1 & 2-
bedroom apartments. Air
conditioned hot and cold, parking
space to rent. For overseas visitors.
Tel. 218-0392.
ONE 4-bedroom house -
master bedroom, A/C, 2 toilets
and baths, enclosed garage.
104 Collingswood Ave., N/Park.
Call 227-5500, 72027.
000, Newtown $18 000/$25
000, Cummings Lodge $20
000/$25 000 Kingston $50
000, Room $15 000. Tel. 231-
residential 2-storey concrete
mansion, 4-luxurious bedroom,
or offices. acres land US$1
500 monthly. Ederson's 226-
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:/227-1,843i, .t ,

OGLE, 4-bedroom house 1 2-BEDROOM spacious,
$65 000, also residence and unfurnished bottom flat. 131
commercial properties within and Alma Avenue, Prashad Nagar, G/
outside of Georgetown. Price town $45 000. Tel. 225-8088
$50 000 to US$3 500. Contact FOR overseas guests -
Lewis Realty on Tel No. 227- house, furnished flats, rooms,
2136. house and apartment. Self -
ONE 2-bedroom concrete contained and AC. Contact C &
bungalow house with half S Night Club. Tel. 227-3128,
downstairs, Agriculture Road, cell 622-7977.
ECD. Reduced $8.5M to $7.5M. PRASHAD NAGAR.
1 Nissan car as it is. Owner Executive 4-bedroom (yard
leaving. Tel. 621-0004, 627- space) US$1 200. Fully
5104, 625-6821. furnished 3-bedroom cottage -
TOP FLAT. One-bedroom G$80 000. Norbert deFreitas -
toilet, bath. D'Urban Street, 231-1506/642-5874.
near Smyth Street. Couple or
single person $20 000 per PR TI-I -
month. 3 months in advance.
Tel. 218-1344, 6 am to 8 am, 7 PROPERTY FOR SALE.
pm to 10 pm or 626-1095 Cell. CALL 612-5724. ;:
ECCLES, 2-bedroom BEL AIR PARK $23M.
bottom flat $35 000, Prashad KEYHOMES 223-4267.
Nagar, furnished US$1000,
South, two-storey, 3-bedroom BEL AIR SPRINGS $45M.
house, furnished $80 000, KEYHOMES 223-4267.
unfurnished $60 000. Tel. BEL AIR PARK $16M,
227-7627 office. 227-3768 CONCRETE. KEYHOMES -
home, 644-2099 Cell. 223-4267.
FOR immediate lease on KING STREET, SOUTH
Northern Hogg Island 200 acres ROAD $55M. KEYHOMES -
of cultivated rice land along with 223-4267.
rice mill complete with drying
floor and dryer. Also tractor, ONE wooden and
combine, bulldozer-for sale. concrete house 50E Sheriff
Contact: 626-1506/225-2903. Street. Phone 223-1529.
Serious enquiries only. BUSINESS property for sale.
1 2-BEDROOM apt.- A-town Anna Catherina., Public Rd. Tel.
- $35 000: 1 3-bedroom furnished 227-5748.
apartment Kitty $80 000: Entire TRANSPORTED Double
bottom flat for business, Vreed- lot. David St.. Kitty. Call 227-
en-Hoop S55 000; I nuge 5679. 225-14222
executive property, Eccies
Public Rd. residence or business. RESIDENTIAL lot for sale in
Tel 226-8148, 625-1624. Happy Acres. Pnce negotiable.
ONE flat concrete building Contact 629-0857.
for rent. Situated at 61 Craig CANAL NO. 2, North
Public Rd., EBD. Also includes Section 3-bedroom house
living quarters Business (concrete & wood) Tel. 263-
purposes Beer Garden. 5739.
Snackette, DVD & Video Club, -- HOUiE lot wih
Grocer Restaurant, etc. Contact 1 HOUSE lot with 4
Mr. J. Trotman. Tel. # 661-7953 houses: Persons interested
or 266-2071. please call 333-2420 Price ne-
........ ... ... .... ... gotliable. -
2-bedroom fully furnished, -STOREY wooden a.
A/C,'top flat, self-contained 2-STOREY wooden &
$160 000; 2-bedroom fully concrete property in Republic
furnished, A/C, self-contained. Park S10M neg. 615-1793
bottom flat $130 000: Single MINI Super Market. 69
room fully furnished, self- Hadfield St. & Louisa Row,
contained $30 000. Contact C Werk-en-Rust, G/town. Call
& S, 28 Sheriff & First Sts., C/ 226-5210.
ville. Tel. 227-3128. 227-7977.
CUMMINGS Lodge. 4-
THREE-BEDROOM top flat bedroom. Wood/concrete -
fully grilled suitable for working $14M negotiable. Tel. # 613-
couple. (No pets or children). 5735 or 263-6043.
Large concrete bond suitable for
factory, packaging or processing DOUBLE-LOT 3-bedroom
plant, etc. Fully secure with property for sale in Amelia's
entrance for container. R. Ward, Linden. Price negotiable.
Bacchus, Mc Doom Public Call: 223-4938.
Road, next to Post Office. Tel. LAND with small cottage in
226-1903. Queenstown. Price $9.5M. Call
PRASHAD NAGAR, 227-7950 office hours. 662-
spacious two-storey unfurnished 6101 Cell.
house in safe! community. GOING bakery with 4-
Excellent condition, 3-bedroom, bedroom house, 2 toilets, 2
one self-contained, 3 bathrooms, bedroomaths, land 41 1 300. 39 Bests, 2
study, laundry room, fully grilled baths, land 41 1 300. 39 Best
plus MMC Security, air- Village, WCD. Tel. 254-0123.
conditioning, overhead tank, NEW concrete South
large yard space. Immediate Gardens. Directly behind La
occupancy. Call 613-3844, 225- Familia Club $13.5M.
7366 for further information and Keyhomes 223-4267.
viewing. RESIDENTIAL and
FOR rental. Exclusive rental commercial properties. Price -
- furnished, unfurnished in $10 million upwards. Contact
prestigious areas. Re: Bel Air Lewis Realty on Tel. No. 227-
Park, Atlantic Gardens, Prashad 2136.
Nagar, Duke St., Kingston not far
from the US Embassy, etc. TRANSPORTED property at
APARTMETNS: Bel Air Park, S1/2 Lot 8 Richmond Public
Courida Park, Eccles, Prashad Road, Essequibo Coast $5M.
Nagar, Lamaha Gardens, Kitty/ Tel. 231-6508, 614-5706.
C/V, etc. FOR SALE Also WOODEN & concrete
properties appraised between $5 building, Harlem Public Road,
million to $30 million in WCD $4M neg. Keyhomes -
residential areas. Please feel 223-4267, 277-0155.
free to call contact numbers 225-
8097, 226-5240 cell 611-6376. BUSINESS property -
Email: Success Street $8M, Harel
Street $60M, Church Street -
JEWANRAM'S REALTY $80M. Tel. 227-2765.
TODAY". TEL. 227-1988, 623- A NAME YOU CAN TRUST!
6431, 270-4470, EMAIL: A serve you can depend on! Norbert deFreitas 231-1506,
EXECUTIVE RENTAL Bel Air 642-5874.
Gardens/Le Ressouvenir. (with GREIA. Craig, EBD, 2-
pool) US$2 500, Campbellville bedroom flat. Concrete, good
Section 'K', Republic Park/Bel Air condition, land 80' x 100' -
Park US$2 000, Queenstown $5M. Tel. 641-8754, 225-4398.
US$1 600, Atlantic Gardens -
US$1 500, US$1 000, US$800, GREIA. OGLE Railway
Happy Acres US$500, US$1 Embankment, transported, can
000, US$500, Caricom Gardens/ move in, no repairs $6M. Tel.
Queenstown US$1 000, Eccles 225-4398, 641-8754..
'AA' US$1 200, Subryanville BEL AIR PARK $35M, (yard
US$1 000, Bagotstown 6- space plus) & $30M (space to
bedroom, 1 self-contained live) & much more. Norbert
US$1 000, New Haven deFreitas 231-1506, 642-
US$850, Kissoon Park $50 000. 5874.
OTHERS Providence/Imax 2-STOREY concrete
Gardens $30 000, Eccles $35 property situate at Republic
000, Kitty $45 000/$70 000, Park. EBD. All amenities. Price
Non Pariel/Industry $25 000. negotiable. aTel. 225-5426,
BUSINESS 4-storey building 62 -3727.
(Central Georgetown) $450 NEW concrete from -
000. PLUS properties/land for $12.5M, guaranteed Alberttown
sale $3.6M to $125M. Land for $8M, Kitty $17M, 150 x 50, 3-
sale"-, 'Courbane Park, EOD flatcohtretd.'Kdy'i'oines -.223-.",
$2.5M ., . *. ... ,'. ..: 4267. ..



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Overseas/Local Investors invest
wisely, new 33-luxurious suite
hotel. Ederson's 226-5496.
GIFT: Madewini 2yrs. old,
2-storey, 2-bedroom, 18/25' -
house, and 0.1385 of an acre
- $1M. Ederson's 226-5496.
TURKEYEN near Caricom -
2-storey residence/business
property, land 50'/150'. Ideal
4-5-storey hotel $15M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
URGENTLY needed -
Commercial, residential
buildings for sale or rent. Atlantic
Gardens, Happy Acres,
Queenstown. Ederson's 226-
FRIENDSHIP Riverside 4
house lots, 2-storey residential
building, chicken farm with all
equipment $15M neg.
Ederson's 226-5496.
2-storey 6-bedroom building on
a double lot to build another
house $3.5M. Ederson's 226-
2-storey 5-bedroom property,
fully grilled, S18M.
Ederson's ';
acres cultivated land, 4-bedroorn
residence, workers house -
S13.5M. Ederson's 226-5496.
St. vacant new concrete
building. 6-bedroom with tubs.
Jacuzzi. .,. S16M.
Ederson's -. ',:
concrete/wooden 6-bedroom/
back 4-bedroom with toilet &
bath, kitchen $9MP Ederson's
- 226-5496.
storey ranch type 4-bedroom
house, 2 lots, area
tennis. 8-car parking i
Ederson's 226-5496.
LARGE lot with two
buildings at D'Urban St.,
Wortmanville. between Hardina
St. & Louisa Row. Can be sold
separately. Call 622-6000.
GARDENS vacant 2-storey
concrete/wooden 3-bedroom
mansion, fully grilled, garage -
$8M neg. Ederson's 226-
new 2-storey 4-bedroom
concrete building, 15 acres
bearing citrus. other fruit trees -
$13M. Ederson's 226-5496.
vacant new 2-storey 3-bedroom,
2 toilets, 2 baths, concrete
property on 1/ acre land $15M
neg. Ederson's 226-5496.
vacant 2-storey, 6-bedroom
building. Ideal foreign offices,
insurance, internet caf6 $30M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
2-storey, 4-bedroom house, back
lot build your dream mansion,
area tennis/pool $25M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
DEMERARA 2-storey property,
land road to river. Ideal large
ships, Beer Garden/Restaurant -
$12M neg. Ederson's 226-
Da SILVA- $7 500000, Broad
Street $6 500 000, Shell Road
- $6 400 000, Nandy Park $18
000 000, Uitvlugt.- $8 000 000.
Harry and Son Real Estate, 185
Charlotte Street, Georgetown,
Guyana. Tel. No. 227-1881, 227-
Canaan one acre Estate Ranch
type house, all utility services.
Asking $14M Guy. Dollars. Call
627-8891. No Agent.
3-BEDROOM house situated
at 35 Second Street, Industry
Housing, ECD. Just off ECD
Highway, all modern amenities.
Price neg. Tel. 645-8426, 220-
Restaurant. 22 Lyng &
Evans Streets, Charlestown,
G/town. Call 227-7818, Cell
KITTY large business
property 6-way corner spot, five-
edroom residential and shop
can also be used as a school.
restaurant, etc. Call Sati 225-
9728. Price neg. not over the
phone, on the spot.
2-STOREY business/
residential property at 56.
Section D Cumberland. East
Canje phone, electricity, etc.
Pri9- ,neg., ,Te,, 6285 6 .
339-2678. ":..,

STS. corner property/land.
Ideal 3-4-storey general store.
Ederson's 226-5496.
POPULAR Video Club in
very busy 'area in New
Amsterdam.. Terms of Sale &
Occupancy can be negotiated.
Call 333-2990 or after hours -
4-BEDROOM concrete &
wooden house. Ketley St.,
Charlestown, formerly Rudy's
Liquor Restaurant (corner lot)
- $18M neg. Contact 227-
1 2-storey wooden and
concrete property in. North
Ruimveldt. No repairs needed
- $7.8M neg. Contact 627-
4754, 218-4019 after 6:45 pm.
No agents please.
BEAUTIFUL concrete
building, Public Road
Blankenburg, WCD. Extra land
at the back towards rice field -
$12.7M neg. Keyhomes- 223-
bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2
kitchens, suit (2) families
property investor, land 48' x
141' worth viewing. Mrs. Y.
Wilson. 226-2650, 229-2566.
S22M: Prashad Nagar -'
$15M; Queenstown $20M,
Eccles $19M;'Meadow Brook
Garden $9M: Happy Acres
25M. Call 223-1582 or 612-
COTTAGE, La Penitence
$3.5M; back cottage -
Aiberttown $51': S8M road
front. Land approx. 100 x
200, house 20' x 30', Nismes,
West Bank Demerara $1.5M
Old Road. Tel. 227-2765/226-
storey concrete house, with
extra room as study/bedroom.
two toilets and baths, overhead
tank, etc. at 2 F Mc Doom Public
Road, East Bank Demerara
(opposite ESSO Gas Station.).
Tel. 222-4988.
residential Prashad Nagar -
$16.5M, $18M. $22M, South
Park, Double $16.5M
Republic Park $15M, $40M,
Regent Street S30M, Hutson
Ville $7.5M, Canal No. 2 10
acres land $8M, Earl's Court,
from $7.5M S100M. Roberts
Realty, First Federation Life
Bid. 227-7627 Office. 227-
3768 Home, 644-2099..
ONE 2-storey concrete and
wooden building situate at Lot
88 Third Street, Uitvlugt
Pasture, W.C. Demerara.
UPSTAIRS: wooden 600 sq. ft.
with 3 bedrooms and concrete
toilet and bath 48 sq. ft.
DOWNSTAIRS: concrete 480
sq. ft. AREA OF LAND: 5 000
sq. ft. Price 3 1% million
(negotiable). Contact Victor
urajaballi. TeL # 227-2563.
ONE five-bedroom
concrete house in,excellent
condition master room
included study-room
additional, large kitchen,
dining room and sitting, water
heater in place, water in
unlimited supply. Wills Realty
227-2612, 627-8314.
100 x 100 land, Bel Air
Gardens $45M, Bel Air Park
$45M, Oleander Gardens -
$40M, Atlantic Gardens -
$40M. Keyhomes 223-4267.
ONE two-storey wooden
and concrete 4- bedroom
house, South Ruimveldt
Gardens Contact Ronald on
662-5033 or Samantha on
624-1370. No reasonable
offer refused. Vacant
possession .
A BEAUTIFUL large. 4-
bedroom concrete house, at
Ruimzeight Garden, WCD with
24 hours armed security, built-
in wardrobe, 2 bathrooms, hot
and cold water; kitchen diner,
and many extra. "Please call
268-3214 for quick sale.
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/yeldt.
Success Realty. 223-
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) aenytime..- .Must go.
Owner leaving country.

24 SUNDAY CHRONICLE September 18, 2005

$9.75M, Duncan St. $10M.
Industry $8.5M & S6.5M,
Blygezight $11M & $20M on
Double Lot. Meadow Bank -
$5M, Broad St. $7.5M,
Leopold St. $5.5M, Kitty -
$7.5M, Triumph $8.5M,
Subryanville, Eccles &
Prashad Nagar $17.5M. Tel.
226-8148, 625-1625.
LARGE 5-bedroom
property on extra large lot of
and. Parking for 3 cars, air-
conditioned rooms,
completely fenced. Large
storage bond. Immediate
vacant possession. Excellent
property for rental. Income for
cal overseas Guyanese.
Priced forquick sale at $10M.
Contact Ms. Khan on 624-
4839, 628-2768.
- 2-storey fully concreted
house- bedrooms, 2 full
bathrooms, American fixture
faucet, sink, toilet, cabinet,
hot water tank, eating
kitchen, built-in wardrobe,
central air-conditioner, car
garage, front view to Public
Road. Lot 6 Nandy Park,
EBD. Interested person only.
to call. Day 226-7806;
evening 225-8410.
$22M, $23M, nice homes.
Queenstown $18M, Prashad
Nagar $15M, New $12.5M,
Queenstown $12M, Meadow
Brook $14M, Republic Park -
$24M, Double lot, corner
concrete. Robb Street 100 x
100 land/property $120M,
Sheriff Street $40M, America
Street, Lamaha Gardens -
$30M. Keyhomes 223-
ONE three-bedroom, two-
flat concrete and wooden
building in excellent
condition $10M, North
Ruimveldt; one five-bedroom
concrete and wooden
building, Aubrey Barker St., S/
R/veldt $9M; one four-
bedroom concrete and
wooden building, South R/
veldt Park $7M; one four-
bedroom concrete and
wooden building in excellent
condition $12M, Tucville;
one five-bedroom house on
double lot, Atlantic Gardens -
$19M. Wills Realty 227-
2612, 627-8314.
ONE three-bedroom two-
flat concrete and wooden
building on land approx. 15
000 sq. ft. with 1000 watt
inverter and solar water heater
thrown in, one master-room
and 2 ' baths, large lawn area
and unlimited water supply
available, LBI $20M neg.;
one three-bedroom two-flat
concrete building in
immaculate condition,
master-room with A/C, large
study, games room, garage
with automatic door,
transformer providing 110 and
220 watts, unlimited filtered
water supply, etc., Happy Acres
- $33M neg.; four-bedroom
concrete building on three
lots, EBD $22M; one two-
bedroom wooden building
with four feet walkway $3M,
Kitty; one two-bedroom
wooden cottage on
transported land, needs
repairs, being sold as is -
$13M, Charlestown. Wills
Realty 227-2612, 627-8314.

USED Baby Chick Trays.
Tel. 223-4472.
SALE. CONTACT 623-0957.
ONE Dual voltage meat
saw. Call 227-6397, 227-
DACHSHUND puppies.
Imported blood lines. Call
SALE. TEL: #611-0881.
ALL remaining
household items must go. Call
225-9020 or 226-8800.
DVD, CD and Stardust
Magazines. Call 231-4208
Everything must go. Call 231-
5673, 627-8694.
MIXED Dachshund pups,
8 weeks old $8 000 each.
Phone 223-6533.
Doberman mixed with
Rottweiler, 2 years old. Tel.

COMPAQ Computer,
Windows 2000, 17" Monitor $60
000 neg. Call 621-0427.
PURE breed Doberman
pups. Fully dewormed and
vaccinated. Call 614-1105, 254-
JOHN Dere generator. 200K
WAII, 3-phase, 440/220 volts -
$4M neg. 616-8346.
ONE Bedford 330 diesel
engine. Good working
condition. Contact 265-3113
or 610-6686.
wheels large barrel, 54 fingers
feather guard $75 000. Tel.
EARTH for sale. Delivery
to spot. Excavating, grading
and levelling of land. Contact
621-2160, 229-2520.
48 FT. wooden boat with
8000-lb ice box. 48 Hp
Yamaha engine 1600-lb of
rigged seine. Tel. 615-2398.
paint. All colours. Telephone
# 220-1014. Lot 6A Courbane
Park, Annandale.
STALLS for sale. 11, 12 and
13, Stabroek Market. Contact
623-4861. Serious enquiries
BEAUTIFUL Dachshund-
Terrier pups, 4 mths. Fully
vaccinated and dewormed. Call
BRAND new Dell computers,
internet ready, CD Burners, USB
complete. Tel. 220-3599.
ARGON/Co2 mixed gas,
also shock treatment for
'swimming pools. Phone 227-
4857 (8 am 4 pm). Mon. to Fri.
ONE 50 Outboard, one 30
Yamaha engine, also Land
Rover chassis, engine and body
parts. Contact Tel. 442-0266.
1 FIAT 3700 Combine. 1
Laverda 132 Combine. Both in
working condition. Very cheap.
Tel. 339-2254/2437.
TWO five-dish and one
four-dish ploughs and one trail
harrow. Ideal for rice work, for
sale. Contact 623-0957.
ONE brand new
computer with CD Burner,
CD Walkmans, car stereo
and DVD Player. Contact
225-4112, 626-9264.
AC UNITS brand new, 5
000 150 BTU, Kenmore
brand. Contact Juliana at 613-
3319 or 226-7973. Going
ONE Computer, fridge, bed,
stove, steel desk and other small
items, cordless phone.
Reasonable price. Tel. 225-
7635, 621-0342.
BUTCHERY stalls, Stabroek
Market 'can be converted to
Grocery, etc, etc. Price for quick
sale. Call 227-4773 or 623-4540.
SALE! SALE! One large
Super Delux fridge $65 000,
one small West Point washer/
dryer $25 000. Contact 225-
6579, 610-8676.
5200 VIDEO Cassettes -
Indian & English, suitable for
Video Club; and one Pool Table
SSlate). Contact Skipper. Tel.
PARTS for dryers/washers
thermostats, belts, pumps
motors, couplings, valves, etc.
Technicians available. Call
231-6429, 622-5776. -
TRIC air compressor in excel-
lent condition. Tel: 222-4507/
FREON GAS 11, 12, 22,
502, 134A & 404A, also Nitrous
Oxide, Argon Gas & Helium for
balloons. Phone 227-4857 (8 am
4 pm). Mon. to Fri.
1 SECOND HAND fridge &
freezer in good working
condition $50 000 each. White
in colour and very large in size.
Tel. # 618-5070 or 264-2946.
OXYGEN and acetylene
gases, fast and efficient service.
0 11 Mc Doom Public Road,
EBD. Phone 227-4857 (8 am -
4 pm) Mon. to Fri. (Sat: 8 am -
12 noon).
PURE Bred German
Shepherd puppies for sale. Fully
vaccinated, 10 weeks. Call 227-
4849, 8 am to 4 pm, after 269-
0101, 4:30 pm. Cell 641-8190
or 663-5764.
or. 663.5764........ ...
1 JVC CD/MP3 Playernfor car
with remote: 1 Panasonic 4 pcs
CD Player (home); 1 5500 BTU
A/C Unit; 1 King size bed; 1 32"
TV; 1 fridge. Price neg. Jaime -

PANEL doors, writing desks
66 gin. water heater, Shampoo
sink, Jwin Home Theatre System.
Like new. Call 223-7909.
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
1 HONDA pressure washer,
brand new; 2 drills; 1 saw; 1
Jialing motorcycle, next to new;
1 amplifier; 1 truck pump; 1
battery charger; 1 bicycle. Tel.
FIBREGLASS mat, resin, Jel
Hardware 8 x 4 sheet, trawler life
boat, 8 to 14 ft. We also do
repairs. 233-5207, 614-8095. 97
Parker St., Providence. Opp.
prices in Alloy brand mag rims,
spinner wire wheels, wheels mufflers
and tips, wheel accessories,
steering wheels. Contact persons
Rudo #@627-4067, Kim @ 641-
CAUSTIC Soda 55 lbs $3
600, Alum 55 lbs $4 000,
Soda ash 50 Ibs $5 000,
Sulphuric Acid 45 gals $45
000, Granular Chlorine, Chlorine
gas. Phone 227-4857 (8 am 4
pm). Mon. to Fri.
MIXED. CALL 223-5273-4,
SKY Universal, authorised
dealer for the best offer in Phillips
digital dish. View up to 125 chan-
nels including Pay Per View
channels and also Direct TV.
Contact: Gray on Tel. 227-
6397/227-1151 (0), 616-9563.
diesel engine with twin disc pto
on bed, good general
conditi' on $1.25M. 4H ft. steel
pontoon EX 12" diesel with 15 x
28 ft. purple heart sluice -
$0.5M. Located Middle
Mazaruni. Call 223-5050.
CARTRONICS Import & Export
- Vehicles: 7 150-Tundras,
Tacomas, etc. Tyres, rims, audio
equipment speakers, DVD TV -
Plasma & all other accessories from
Miami. Call Phillip Neranjan/
Blackie 227-5500, 227-2027.
ONE Compaq Laptop
computer Pentium 3 next to new,
DVD and all the extras incl.
carrying case and all accessories
- $1(00 000; one 1996 1998
Toyota Four Runner rear hatch
door complete with glass,
hydraulics and upholstery,
emblems, etc. Price neg. Call
226-0731 David.
000, Wall divider $25 000,
Casio Keyboard $25 000,
Ultrachef (No frost), double door
fridge $70 000, Rubbermaid
ice cooler $4 000, Oster
Blender $6 000, Kitchen
Popcorn Popper $5 000, TV
stand $8 000. Owner migrating.
Call 626-1620.
- $18 000, EXTERNAL ARCH
WITH FRAME $25 000,
FRAME $45 000.
WHERE you can find very
old Chinese Paintings, Chinese
Thread work, Camoud Victoria
Chairs, Victoria Tables, Victoria
Paintings, Two hundred years old
Bible, and man more interesting
Road, Craig Village, East Bank
.Demerara. Tel. 266-2515, 266-
ONE Computer Operating
Drive, 735 MHz, CD Rewritable
Drive, CD Drive, Diskette Drive,
15" Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse,
Workstation, MSP56 MR
MEMORY 386. Price $90 000.
TELEPHONE NO. 231-6314.
ALL band equipment. Must
be sold. 24 Ch & 32 Ch, Mackie
8-bust professional mixing board
16. 24 3.2 channel snake 100 ft.
8 Ch.; Power mixer, Power amps;
8 vocal monitors; PV and fender
Key boards; DI boxes; bass guitar
bass & rhythm; PV monitors,
mic stand cables; Reading
stands: tabla shock-shock;
tambourine, octopad. All can be
sold together or single. Tel. 226-.
6527, 623-7242. Tennessee
Entertainment Centre.

PHOTO copied machine -
$500 000, Reso machine $350
000. Computers $25 000 each,
Binding machine $40 000,
Laminating $12 000, Wood
and glass %" show cases $15
000 each, Printers $10 000, $6
000, Commercial rotisserie -
$120 000, 4' x 2' electric Food
Warmer $25 000, Uniwell cash
register $65 000, Printer cable,
10 & 15' $500 and $700 each.
From 8 am to 2 pm, call 227-
8576. From 2:30 pm to 7 pm -

Windows 98/2000/XP
MS Office 2000/XP2003
I Norton/McAfee Antivirus
Graphics Designing
Adults/Kids Educational
Games and lots more.

j Genius Computers
Tel: 231-7650/626,8911
Also computer
repairs/sales done at your
home anytime.

3 45-GALLON drums,
concrete hardener liquid $105
000, 10 5-gallon buckets sealed
carpet paste $5 000 each, 4
new 16-feet aluminium ladders
- $25 000 each, 2 security
systems complete with monitor,
2 cameras and adaptor $50
000 each, 1 Xerox 50 28 Copier
needs servicing $160 000 -
manual, 1 40-gallon water
heater, only used for 4 months,
240V $25 000, 20 large
electrical panels, complete with
circuit breaker, main switches,
etc. all for $200000, 1 Dayton
vacuum cleaner industrial and
commercial for cleaning floor,
carpet, etc. on wheels, large
dust bag. 110V $30 000, 200
new truck tyre liners, Goodyear
size 20 $1 000 each, wholesale
- $800, 2 inverts 400 to 800
watts $25 000, used complete
split A/C Peak Units, 240V
working, 1 12 000 BTU $50
000, 4 18 000 BTU $65 000
each, 3- 24 000 BTU $85 000
each, 1 large 18-inch heavy duty
industrial surface plane 3-phase
about 2-ton in weight $400
000, 1 Honda EB 1400 A/C D/
C generator $105 000, 1 ARK
..0d,r,-, transformer, 240Vs- 225
.,MPS'with cable and helmet -
$50 000, 1 heavy duty ARK
welding transformer 240 320
- 440V, no cable with shield -
$60 000, 1 large bench grinder,
110V $25 000, 1 Rockwell band
saw, 110V inch $65 000, 1 Skill
Mitre adjustable saw, 110V inch
- $35 000, 1 edge and surface
sander, heavy duty, 110-220V-
$45 000, 1 6-inch joiner, 110V -
$65000, 3 metal bench lathes,
English, 240V all three $250
000, 2 crankshaft grinders, 240V
both $250 000, 1 large tool
shaper for grinder of sharpening
plane blade, 240V $200 000,
1 engine head resurfacer, 240V
- $300 000, 1 Yale '/2 ton chain
hoist $25 000, 3 oxygen
bottles, full, private owned -$20
000 each, 6 used 4-drawer filing
cabinets $20 000 each, 2
drawers $10 000, 1 complete
new imported Satellite Dish
stand, complete material is thick
galvanized angle with dish
turner $100 000. Owner leaving
- 621-4928.-

M TRUCK. TEL: 455-2303.
ONE Toyota Corona AT
170, PGG 3549. Call 222-
ONE AE 91 Corolla. Price
$475 000 neg. Tel. 611-6773,
TEL. # 220-4782.
TOYOTA Hiace minibus
- 15 seats $1.7M neg. Tel.
# 642-5899.
ONE (1) Toyota Corona
Wagon, automatic. Contact
tel. # 227-6048.
TWO big reconditioned
Ford Tractors for sale.
Contact 623-0957.

1 AT 150 TOYOTA Carina.
Excellent condition. Tel. 220-
6935, 660-7989.
GOLD Pathfinder good
as new $3.2M neg. Contact
- 227-1511, 227-2486.
1 SILVER Toyota Ipsum
SUV 7-seater PHH series.
Contact 220-5699, 613-3487.
.1 TOYOTA -Tundra
(white). Going cheap. Suzuki
Vitara, 4-door. Call 227-5500,
1 DOUBLE Axle foden
container truck with trailer.
Contact 621-2671, 222-2797,
1 ONE Toyota Land Cruiser
Diesel) 13 sweater, manual
4.1 million. Please contact
ONE Nissan Civilian bus. In
excellent condition. Owner
leaving country, Tel. 613-8219
ONE Toyota Camry, back
wheel drive $400 000 neg.
Contact K. Chand 264-2283.
TOYOTA Starlet EP 82 -
Turbo, in excellent condition, A/
C, tape deck, etc. PHH series. Tel.
218-3030, Lisa.
ONE Yamaha FZR 400
motorbike in excellent condition.
Price $325 000. Tel. 620-1122,
4-WD RANGE Rover -
Land Rover with alloy rims &
Sony CD player. Priced to go. #
AT 192 TOYOTA Carina
- fully powered mags
clean, clean car. 98 Sheriff
St., C/ville. 223-9687
TOYOTA Sera in good
condition. A/C powered steering,
etc. Tel. 226-0041, 621-5407.
1 AE 91 Sprinter, 1 AT 170
Corona, 1 AT 192 Carina. All in
excellent condition. Contact
NISSAN Sentra B13.
Excellent condition. Price
negotiable. Contact 644-6681.
1 AT 170 CARINA.
automatic; 1 ET 176 Carina
Wagon, stick gear car. Jeffrey
- 622-8350.
1 TOYOTA RZ minibus,
Long Base, mag rims, music
system, working condition, etc.
Tel. 622-6794.
1 TOYOTA Carina car AA 60.
In good working condition.
Telephone number 225-4160,
227-6156, 623-6519 from 4 pm
- ONE Toyota Corona AT 150
in excellent working condition.
Price negotiable. Tel. 220-9801
- Mohan.
2 CHAPPY Motorcycles.
(Yamaha) in good working
condition. Price $100 000
each. Tel. 231-6144, 641-5720.
Contact Rohan.
9106, F/P, CD. Amp, mags. Price
- $1 million neg. Call 624-2730.
ONE (1) Nissan Pick-Up Z24
engine (good condition) $650
000 (negotiable). Contact Tel.
1 4-WD LAND Rover
Defender, long base 5-door.
Excellent condition, late PHH
series. Price to go. Tel. # 616-
6669, 618-6183.
ONE AE 81 in excellent
condition. Recently sprayed over
- $575 000 neg. Tel. 643-9152.
AT 192, 2 excellent
condition, A/C, mags, etc. .$1.9M
neg., $1 250 000 neg. Call 628-
1 TOYOTA Celica
Convertible $2.1M; 1 Mitsubishi
Lancer $1.9M. Tel. 226-8148,
2 AT 192 CARINAS. Fully
powered, excellent condition.
Contact Leonard 226-9316,
ONE Toyota SV 40 Camry,
in good condition. PHH series.
Call 231-1896, 231-7834.
ONE white KE 70 Toyota
Corolla, back wheel drive, in
excellent condition. Price neg.
Contact Ally 645-8904.
TOYOTA Carib Sprinter Twin
Cam. 5-speed, original
condition. Contact Paul afer 5
pm 225-0003, 623-6271.
1 TOYOTA 4-Runner PHH
series with alarm, remote start.
crash bar, etc $2.3M neg. Call
ONE AE 91 Corolla EFI,
automatic. One Marino EFI.
fully powered. Excellent
condition. Tel. 256-3750, 641-

1 NISSAN Stanzy, PCC
1101. In good working
condition. Price $220 000
neg. Tel. 629-0634. Must be
excellent condition. Price -
$450 000 neg. Contact
Michael or Lloyd. Tel. 618-
7025 or 610-3141.
1 TOYOTA T 100 Extra
Cab Pick Up 4 x 4 1998. A+; 1
Toyota Tacoma Extra Cab Pick
Up 2000 A+. Tel. # 629-4979,
ONE RZ minibus good
condition, good engine,
magrim. Price $750 000 neg.
Cal? 270-4150 or 628-4740.
1 AT 170 CORONA, 1 AT
150 CORONA. Both in
excellent condition. Phone
268-3953. Cell 627-6242.
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,
TOYOTA Lite Ace bus, 12-
seater, GEE series, good
condition $350 000 neg. Tel.
613-3322, 660-6708. 7 am and
2 pm Ally.
ONE AA 6.0 Carina, in
excellent working condition,
needs body work tape deck,
AC etc. Tel. 617-4063/225-
in 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.
TOYOTA Corona station
wagon T-130 back wheel
drive, PCC series. Price $500
000 neg. Call 226-2833 or
1 TOYOTA Corolla KE
70. Working condition.
Terms can be arranged.
Contact Shameela Khan,
621-2472, 611-3887.
1 TOYOTA Ceres AE100,
PHH series, in excellent
condition. Full power, magrims,
A/C, automatic. Contact 220-
FORD 150 Pick Up, 3 doors,
good condition, CD/Tape
player, bubble tray, dual air
ag, mag rims, etc. $5.5M
neg. Tel. 220-7416
1 DUMP truck, 1 water
tender and '330 Timber Jack
Skidder all are in good working
condition. For more
information Contact: 264-
1 AE 100 COROLLA -
automatic, mags, air-condition,
fully loaded, tape, etc. $1.1
million neg. Contact Mr. Khan
- 233-2336 or 623-9972.
One 2003 Dodge Ram, 4-
wheel drive, hardly driven, low
Km, sold with accessories.
Price $6 million neg. Serious
enquiriess only. Tel. # 227-
5637, 614-6672.
Excellent condition Sunroof,
winch, mag wheel, etc $2.1M.
Pro Realty. Tel. 218-4338,
622-5853, 616-9598, 626-
1 TOYOTA Double cab
(Diesel engine 2L Turbo).
automatic, magrims, crash bar,
(spring leave) clean. Price -
$2.7M. Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902.
1 AT 212 TOYOTA Carina,
(Late PHH series), (never work
Hire). Automatic, fully powered,
A/C, Double air bags.
Immaculate condition. Hardly
used. Price $1 650 000.
Contact Rocky # 225-1400
or 621-5902.
1 TOYOTA RAV-4 (5-door)
came in new. 5-speed gear,
fully powered, A/C, mag rims,
roof rack, crash bar, step bar,
alarm, remote start.
Immaculate condition. Hardly
used. Price $2.7M. Contact
Rocky # 225-1400 or 621-
1 TOYOTA (4 X 4) Extra
Cab (excellent condition).
Manual, crash bar, step bar,
roller bars, CD. Price $1.6M.
1 Toyota (4 x 4) Single cab
(spring leve). Gear, magrims,
crash bar. roller bar. Price -
$1.4M. Contact Rocky -#225-
1400, 621-5902.

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SUNDAY CHRONICLE September 18 2005

AT 150 CARINA in good
condition. Price $475 000.
Call 227-7950 office hours.
662-6106 Cell.
1. GX 81 TOYOTA Mark 11 -
(immaculate condition),
automatic. fully powered, A/C.
alarm, remote start. Credit
available. Price $1M. (Hardly
used). Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902.
1 TOYOTA Sera (2-door
Sports). Immaculate condition.
Automatic, fully powered, A/C,
magrims, CD Player. Price -
$1M. Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902.
1 NISSAN Presa (4-door
car). Round type, automatic,
fully powered. A/C. private,
clean. Price $850 000. Contact
Rocky # 225-1400 or 621-
1 AT 150 TOYOTA Corona
(Private). Gear, tape. excellent
condition. Price $525 000.
Contact Rocky #225-1400 or
1 SV 40 TOYOTA Camry
PHH) hardly used. Automatic,
ully powered, A/C, chrome
magrims, CD Player, alarm.
Price $2.M (neg). Contact
Rocky # 225-1400 or 621-
1 TOYOTA Super Custom
(Diesel engine). Automatic,
fully powered, A/C. magrims .
Immaculate condition, original
seats. Price $1.4M. Contact
Rocky # 225-1400 or 621-
1 EP 71 TOYOTA Starlet
(2-door). Automatic, magrims,
A/C, excellent condition. Price
$750 000. Contact Rocky #
225-1400 or 621-5902.
1 TOYOTA (15-Seater) RZ
EFI (Long base). Manual,
magrims, crystal light, music,
clean. Price $1.5M. Contact
Rocky # 225-1400 or 621-
1 HONDA Integra i(.t.,,:,r'i
Private manual, fully : .r
magrims, excellent condition.
Price $475 000, 1 Nissan B12
4-door), private (clean).
Automatic, fully powered,
megrims. Price $550 000.
Contact Rocky # 225-1400 or
1 TOYOTA RAV 4 (3-
door). Immaculate condition,
automatic, fully powered, A/C,
chrome magrims, roof rack,
crash bar, step bar, CD Player,
low mileage. Price $2.4M
(neg.). Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902.
1 NISSAN Pathfinder (4x
4),EFI (5-door), automatic, fully.
powered. A/C, magrims, crashT
bar,; CD Player. Immaculate
condition. Price S1.5M.
Contact Rocky # 225-1400 or
1 HONDA Vigor .- e.:ul, a
type) 4-door car. ,-,ri.:.
fuli, p,:,.red A'C n, -,. r,-. CD
Pi ,er 31la m' "o.:.ler
ImrT .acujil. -.:.- F-rcn e -
.l ~, ,: :,ni ,:l Ri.:.c 2 5
I L'l .:.r .,21-59''"2 : ?-. :
1 1999 Model Toyota Xtra
cab 4-x 4 Pick-Up automatic,'
CD Player, Bed liner, etc. $2.5M
neg.; AE 11.0 Sp, iil.
automatic. .One-owner .'.1
.neg,227-4040, 616-7840. 628-
TOYOTA Carina AT 170.
Fully powered, automatic $.30
000. Toyota Corolla AE 100,
automatic $1 150 000, Toyota
Carina AT 192 $1 250 000.
Tel.. 227-0613.
1 NISSAN Pathfinder (L/
hand V6 EFI) automatic, fudy
powered, A/C, mag rims,
crash bar, CD Player, roof
rack. Immaculate condition.
Price $1.6M, neg. Contact
Rocky # 225-1400 or 621-
AT 170. 100 Sprinter/
Corolla, 192 Carina. 212 Carina
or any good vehicle to
purchase. No good offer will be
refused. Pro Realty. Tel. 218-
4338, 616-9598. 625-9947,
626-1372. 622-5853.
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, 621-6037.
AT 192 $1.4M. L-Touring
$1.2M, Tundra $5M,
Mitsubishi Lancer, Ipsum -
$3.2M, Ceres- $1.2M, AT 170 -
$950 000, F-150 Spinners -
$4.5M, Tacoma $3.7M and
many more. Pro Realty. Tel.
218-4338, 622-5853, 616-

ONE Toyota Corolla in good
condition. Run like new. Asking
$525 000. Call 225-5591.
ONE RZ Long Base, BGG
series, EFI. Good working
condition. Contact # 641-1747.
AE 100 MARINO. Ceres,
Sprinter KT 1 '. .-. Starlet.
192 Carina, C ,,'r ril,, 2. Call
NISSAN Laurel Model C
33 (P.W., P.W., P.S.) 1 800
CC. Music system worth $100
000. Price $700 000 neg. Call
# 629-7419 Monty.
DYNA 2-ton, Camry SV 40,
Camry SV 32, Mark 11 GX 90.
Marino, Ceres, 170 Carina,
Corona, 4-Runner SSR, Sunny
B12, Ford Escort Convertible RX
3 two-door, Nissan Double cab
4-wheel drive. Call 612-0257.
TACOMA Pick-up. excellent
condition $2 800 000; RAV 4.
excellent condition $2 400
000, Preasea car $780 000
and many more. All vehicles
transport within 3 days time.
Success. next to Gas Station.
220-5124, 227-1379, 645-7167.
ONE Toyota Hilux Surf 4-
door, A/C, automatic, in
excellent condition, fully
powered, DVD Player, one dash
board as well as passenger DVD
overhead. Also mag rims and
crash bars. etc. Price $2 350
000. Tel. 276-0313. 626-1141.
ONE Mitsubishi Canter box
truck with refrigeration system,
10-ft., for transportation ice.
fish or chicken. One Mazda
Canter with 12-ft. cargo truck.
Never registered. Call 225-
ONE Nissan Pulsar, 4-door.
Fully loaded, low miles. Asking
$2.1M. One Honda 90 CC
motor bike in good condition.
Asking $175 000. Call 225-
SAAB 900 Turbo 4-door
Sports car. Automatic, fully
powered, power windows, power
steering, A/C, sun roof. PJJ
5837. Good condition $695
-000cash. Tel. 227-7677, 624-
1 TOYOTA Camry SV 20.
Full, loaded, automatic, mag,
music, etc. $550 000. Contact
Mr. -Khan 233-2336, 623-9972,
1 TOYOTA, AT 170 Corona
Wagon, 5-forward, mags, music
set, etc. $675 000. Contact Mr.
Khan, 28 "BB" Eccles New
Housing Scheme, EBD. Tel.
233-2336. 623-9972, 617-8944.
'NISSAN Civilian, 26-seater
bus, diesel, 5-speed, power
steering, tape deck only 55 000
Km.. Never worked commercially,
BJJ series. Excellent condition. Tel.
227-7677, 624-8402.
1 GX 81 TOYOTA Mark 2:
(Immaculate condition).
Automatic, fully powered, A/C,
alarm, remote start. Credit a ,r :i. P :..-. T.1 I H r.'il,
u Ei ,ii,.: R ocky a
14 1 .' -
TO C'TA T orna,:.r :ird Liee
ACE.-. 141.11)) i 5i J w OuiJi 3 1n d
$650 O1lI .'' C rue: .',75 ,1:1 '.
and A75 'iinii,-i T 1 .l li.)_
6909, 612-4477 or 169 Lamaha
and De Abreu Streets, Newtown,
1 ? MINI-BUS (Super
C|usL,'.,m $375 000 neg.; 1
T .ToyolR IR minibus 15-seater,
mags, etc. $875 000 neg.
Contact Mr. Khan. 28 BB' Eccies
l[.i"," H n-ii C '-heme. EBD.
- .- 2, 617-8944.
Super Salon. ST 190 with mag
rims; automatic, fully loaded,'
green, woman driven. 2000cc.
Contact 223-8673. 614-2725.
Also available for sale one black
Mitsubishi Galant.
ONE Toyota Tundra 4 x 4 -
automatic ash-grey with extended,
cab & 4 doors. Excellent condition,
like new with toe hitch, power mirror.
CD & Cassette Players. AM & FM
stereo, Alloy wheels, bed liner, etc.
Contact Mohamed Saheed. Tel.
233-5828. 227-4856.
Carina $1 750 000: 212 Carina
- $1 950 000: L and G-Touring
- $2 000 050; CRV and RAV-4 -
$3.7M and used vehicles
between $350 000 and -
$1.7M. Pro Realty. Tel. 218-
4338. 616-9598, 625-9947, 626-
1372 or 622-5853.
4 X 4 HILUX Surf fully
powered, black, 2-door
enclosed. Excellent condition -
$1.3M neg. AT 170 Carina $875
000. 3 AT 192 Carinas $1.3M
- $1.6M. 212 Carina $1 650
000 neg. AE 100 Marino $1.1M
neg. AE 81 Corolla $450 000.
Nissan Sunny $450 000. 641-
0953, 222-4781.

ONE AT 192 excellent
condition, AT, A/C, PS, PW, Air bags.
CD Player, mag rims, new tyres.
1996 year; AT 212 excellent
condition, AT. AC, PS. PW, Double
air bags. Digital Panel, ABS brakes,
CD Player, mag rims, new tyres,
1997 year. Just off wharf, never
registered. Price negotiable.
Contact # 276-3202, 624-8431.
JUST arrived from Japan -
Toyota AE 110 Corolla $825
000, Toyota EE 111 Corolla -
$825 000, Mitsubishi CK 2
Lancer $925 000. To ota
Corolla AE 100 $675 000
Toyota Carina AT 192 $750
000. Toyota Corolla Wagon EE
103 $675 000, Mitsubishi RVR
SUV $975 000. All prices
quoted are on the wharf! Prices
negotiable. Contact Hakeem -
276-0245, Mobile 628-4179.
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.
maqg rims, disc brakes, PHH
series. Privately used, female
driven. Good for taxi service or
personal family use. Excellent
condition $800 000. Owner
leaving. 621-4928.
TOYOTA Stariet EP 82; Toyota
Carina/Corona AT 170. AT 192, AT
212, AA 60; Toyota Corolla Sprinter
AE 110, AE 111, AE 100, AE 81;
Nissan Sunny FB 14, B 13, B 12;
Toyota Hi-Lux 4 x 4, 2 x 4 enclose &
open tray; Datsun Pick up 2 x 4;
Toyota Hi Ace RZ 3Y; Nissan
Vanette 9-seater; Toyota Mark II GX
100; Toyota Camry SV 40; SV 20.
SAnita Auto Sale 227-8550, 628-
2833, 645-3596. Lot 43 Croal &
Alexander Sts.
SV 40 CAMRY $1 700 000,
AT 170 Carina -$825 000, AE 91
Corolla $675 000, G-Touring
Wagon $1 375 000, 192 Carina
$1 375 000, SV 32 Camry $1
225 000, Sprinter AE 100 $1
200 000, FB 12 Sunny $550
000, AT 170 Corona $775 000,
Starlet EP 82 $975 000. Toyota
RAV4 $3 000 000, 4 RUNNER
$2 300 000, RZ minibus $1
200 000. Harr and Son Real
Estate, 185 Charlotte Street,
Georgetown, Guyana. Tel. No.
227-1881, 227-0265.
SV 40 CAMRY, GX 90, Mark
11 PJJ $2 300 000, $1 700 000,
Lancer $1 550 000, AT 192 Carina
$1 200 000, $1 375 000, AE 100
Corolla $1 100 000, AE 100
Sprinter $1 200 000, Ceres and
Marino $1 150 000 and $1 200
000, SV 30 Camry $1 250 000, $1
375 000, AE 91 Corolla and
Sprinter, AT 150 Carina and Corona
AE 81 Corolla, KE 70 Corolla, AA
60 Carina, Nissan Blue Bird, Nissan
-Sunny, 12 and 13. Call David or
Singh, Tel. 225-1103, 643-6909,
612-4477 or 169 Lamaha and De
Abreu Streets.
Four-runner $2.4 million; 1
Toyota IRZ, mags, music, etc. -
T '.75 000; 1 600 XT Scramble
(bran.j new condition) U.S$
500;1f AT 192 fully loaded. PHH
series, mags, spoiler, music, air-
conditioned $1.3 million
neg.; 1 AT 170 Carina $675
S000:1 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 seri-es, automatic, air-
conditioner, CD Player, mags.
never worked hire before $875
000: 1 Mercedes Benz, top notch
- $1.5 million. Contact Mi. Khan,
28 'BB' Eccles, New Housing
Scheme, EBD. Tel. 233.-2336,
623-9972, 617-8944.
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 R01, Toyota
RAV 4, ZCA26.ACA21, SXA11.
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.

automatic, four-wheel drive,
4 x 4, mags, music $875 000;
1 AT 170 Carina car 4-forward
$575 000; 1 Mercedes Benz
$1.5 million; 1 600 XT
Yamaha Dirt Bike US$3 500;
1 AT 100 G-Touring Wagon -
$1.1 million. Contact Mr. Khan,
28 'BB' Eccles, New Housing
Scheme, EBD. 233-2336, 623-
9972, 617-8944.
AT 150 CARINA $550 000;
AE 81 Corolla $400 000; 192
Carina fully powered, mags.
music $1 550 000; 3 212 Carinas
$1.6M $1.9M; B12 Sunny -
$650 000; AT 170 Corona $850
000; AE 91 Corolla $650 000;
EE 98 Corolla Wagon $850 000;
IRZ, Hilux Surf, Mitsubishi Lancer.
All prices neg. Vehicles as low as
$300 000. Jaime 641-0953,

IN G/TOWN. CALL 270-4266.
1 LIVE-IN Maid, 16 Public
Road, Kitty. Call 226-1531.
Contact Baby. Lot 1 B Shell
$$$$. KEYHOMES #
ONE Taxi Driver.
Contact Z. Khan. 11
Thomas St., Kitty. Tel. 226-
Contact telephone No. 227-
4402, 225-2792.
1 DIESEL Mechanic to work
in Interior. Tel. 777-4126, 640-
ONE live-in Domestic to
take care of elderly female.
Call 227-5500. or 227-2027.
GIRLS to work. Must have
Food Handler's Certificate.
Call 227-0646 Pat.
ARE you looking for a
Part-time Nurse? Then
please call 616-5334.
HEAVY Duty Truck Driver
wanted immediately. Call
621-0371, 617-0206, 625-
CLEANERS wanted.
Contact Coreen's Guest
House. 6 Smyth Street, Werk-
en-Rust, G/town.
ONE Day Shift Handyman
and one barman. Tel. 226-
6527. 8 am to 5 pm at the
Tennessee Night Club.
SfLESEr.l.I.'Delivery. of,
'ice: f.'lusl ha,.e .,alid Driver's -
X LUicerice. Auto. Electrician.
Call 227-8176/7.
MIDDLE aged help
required for .general work. 2
pm to 9 pr. Good pay. Tel.
ONE live-in Domestic. 25
- 36 yrs., preferably from
country area. Call 616-2593,
for working persons in city or
suburban with moderate
rental. 226-9410.
experienced country lady
needs a job as a general
domestic. Tel. 226-9410.
ONE Domestic from the
ECD. Contact P. Ramroop &
Sons, Lot 65 West Annandale,
ECD. Tel. 220-2171.
URGENTLY, Waitresses,
18 to 30 yrs. at Vee Bee's
Bar, Sandy Babb St., Kitty.
Attractive salary and
TEL: 225-2835.
SALESGIRL. kitchen
staff, live-in girl from
country area. Nazeema Deli
- 318 East St., N/C/ Burg.

DOMESTIC. CALL 227-1726.
DRIVERS & Contract
cars to work in 24 hrs Taxi
Service. Contact
Pacesetters Taxi Service.
Tel. 223-7909.
Looking for contract vehicles
to operate Taxi Service.
Contact 624-8789, 227-
7862 (hrs 6 7 pm).
WANTED Male Kitchen
Assistants. German
Restaurant. 58 Robb Street.
Walk with NIS Card and Food
Handler's Certifidate,
ONE live-in Maid from
countryside. Contact 52
Evans & Russell Streets,
Charlestown, G/town. Age 25
to 30. Tel. 226-7189.

between 35 and 48 years old.

Work hours; 7.45 am to 4 pm.
Must live in, or close to
(some East Coast locations
may be considered).

Call: 225-0636 Sunday.
Recommendations may be

1 DRIVER with car/van
Licence. Between 25 and 35
yrs, 3 years experience with
gear shift vehicles. Tel. 226-
2112, 226-2117.
HONEST & attractive
Waitresses. Apply in person
at the Green House
Restaurant, U.G. Road. Tel.
# 222-6510.
1 LIVE-IN Domestic,
between17 and 36 years from
country area required to work
in and out of Guyana. 621-
4928. .
ROAD. TEL. 222-4959, 612-
2263, IMTIAZ.
VACANCY exists at Movie
Town DVD Club, Lot 5
Alexander St., Kitty (opposite
Kitty Police Station). Tel.
1 FEMALE teacher to
teach Primary 11 child from 4
pm to:6 pm weekdays. Please
call 624-2653 or 227-0228, 5
pm to 7 pm.
ONE Security Guard.
Must have experience.
Excellent salary. Apply 68
Pobb Street, Guyana Variety
*\uore Nui Centre Building.
S1 -lT-ITRES ES LC..ni3.:lI
E 'li .r j a m e e l a l 1'e._ ,r ., .
P i LC. I 14 Pu lr.,. : ,- .,
Vryheid Lust, ECD. Tel. 220-
5244..Ask for Shereen.
GUARDS, Salesboys &
F,:, _. Apply Avinash
'".. at,- Street, Anand's Regent
Street, Athiia's East Coast
Bus Park. Tel. # 226-3361,
Waitress to work at Hotel
Purple Heait Rest. & Bar,
Charity, Essequibo Coast.
Must have experience. Call Pf
225-2535from. 9 am to 3 pm.
ONE able-bodied Driver.
Must have valid licence for
car/van/lorry/minibus and
have at least 5 years
experience. Apply in person
to May's Shopping Centre, 98
Regent St.
DRIVER with valid Lorry
Licence. Send application
with 2 recommendations to:
The Manager, Imperial
Home Comfort 11 Strand,
New Amsterdam. Berbice.
Hairdresser. Must know to
do manicure, pedicure,
facial and hairstyles,
etc. Also chairs to rent.
Please contact. Tel. 223-
5252 or 628-3415.
reliable drivers to work in a
popular Taxi Service. Fully
loaded cars, good pay, one
reference and Police
Clearance.required. Call
226-0731, anytime.


ONE (1) Office
Assistant. Must know to
prepare NIS & PAYE. Apply
in person E & N Beck
Welding & Machinery
Establishment, 3 Princes &
Ketley Sts., Charlestown.
LIVE-IN Staff to do
semi Clerical work from out
of town. Application:
Personnel Manager, Lot D
Lama Avenue, Bel Air Park.
Georgetown. Call # 225-
9402, 225-4492.
18 25 yrs. from
Ruimveldt/G'town area for
small library/office.
Training provided. Call
Tel. 223-8237, Mon. Fri.
8:30 am to 6 pm. Sat. -
10 am to 4 pmr.
YOUNG able-bodied
Bond Clerks. Must be able
to work well in a team.
Send application with 2
recommendations to: The
Mana-ger, Keishar's, 5
Camp & Hadfield Sts., G/
HONEST boys to
assemble bicycles and work
in store. Honest Salesgirls to
work in an electronics store,
preferably with work
experience. Singh's
Electronic World, 136 Regent
Street. Tel. 225-9156.
houses to rent between $15 .
000 and US$3 000. House
and land to purchase
between $1M and $50M or
any good deal. Urgent. Pro
Realty. Tel. 218-4338, 622-
5853, 616-9598.
FEMALE Clerical
Assistants. Must have English
& Maths at CXC Level.
Attractive salary. Submit
written apply in own
handwriting to Horseshoe
Racing Service. 6 7
Longden & Commerce
Streets, G/town.
for suitable qualified
Barbers. Preferably but not
exclusively from these areas.
.Alberttown, Kitty,
Campbellville, Prashad
Nagar, Lamaha Gardens,
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Royals take lead as

Kings post second win

By Joe Chapman

VICTORY Valley 'Royals
have taken the lead in the
GOMoseley Second Division
basketball league -champion-
ship with a ten-point 49-39
win over Blueberry Hill Blaz-
ers in the latest play, Thurs-
day night, as Kashif and
Shanghai Kings remained
unbeaten with their second
win against Scheme' Unit 52-
45 when play continued at
the Christianburg Hard
Court in Linden.
The Royals have conceded
one loss as against three wins
for seven points with Wismar
Pistons holding second position
in the nine-team competition,
after playing three games with
three victories for six points.

The Royals took the lead in
the league competition winning
behind R. Beckles who top-
scored with 16 game-high points
- Mark.Tyrell nine and D.
Cooper eight contributing to the
winning performance.
S. Obermuller was the lead-
ing scorer for Blueberry Hill
Blazers with nine points.
The Kings overcame a
tough battle against Scheme
Unit and led at halftime 26-25.
They turned on the screws in
the second half and through su-
perb play from forward
Desmond Chin, who posted 14
game-high points, Hugh Wade's
11 and Thornton Wilson with
10, kept their unblemished
record in tact.,
The best players for
Scheme Unit were Byron

Pearson and Alwyn Rodney
with nine points each.
Earlier, play in the com-
petition which has been badly
hit by inclement weather saw
Wismar Pistons picking up
their third in as many
matches to be second in the
points standing with six, post-
ing a 68-32-point hammering
of Blueberry Iill Blazers.
Forward Allister Bynoe
was in good form scoring 13
points as support came from
Shane Lewis with seven and
Lennox Lewis who added six for
the winners. Melroy Ross had
10 points for the losing Blazers

Amelia's Ward Jets, led by
guard Delbert Caesar with a
game-high 25 points, recorded a
fine win when they defeated
Half Mile Bulls 53-50 points.
The Bulls, playing their sec-
ond game, again failed to hold
their nerves in the final stretch
and came up losers in as many
While forward Oscar
Adams' six points was the
lone support for the Jets, the
Bulls' scoring hinged on
Kurleigh Austin with 16
points, Dennis Anderson 12
and Damian Allen with nine.
Pistons scored their first
win by inflicting a 66-52 points
win against Karabow with
Lennox Lewis netting 19 points,
Kenneth Whyte 14 and Allister
Bynoe adding eight.
Kenton Bowen was the
best shoot for the Karabow side
with 23 game-high points. Vic-

GONSALVES: In cherished
emornry dear VICTOR.
Born October 26. 1928.
Died September 19, 1996. i

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So He put His arms around you
And whispered "Come to me"
Sadly missed by his loving wife Rebecca (Becc),
children, grandchildren and others.

tory Valley Royals rebounded to
win their second game of the
competition with a 74-38
thrashing of Scheme Unit.
They led 40-19 at halftime
with-Leon Harris leading the
way with 18 points, M. Tyrrell
17 and Seon Harris 17.
Byron' Pearson had the top
score for Scheme Unit with 11.
The competition continued
yesterday with Kashif and
Shanghai Kings taking on
Karabow at 18:00 h and Half
Mile Bulls against Silver Nets at
20:00 h at the Mackenzie Sports
Club hard court
The competition is being
played at the Christianburg
hard court on Thursdays and
at the Mackenzie Sports
Club on Saturdays and Tues-


i In loving memory of Dr. Peter Arjoon who passed away on September 18, 2004.'

We little knew that morning that God was going to call
Cy your name, ,. '.
In life we loved you dearly, in death wedo the same.
It broke our hearts to lose you, you.did:.ot go alone,
For part of us went with you, the day God called you home. *'
You left us peaceful memories, your love is still our guide,..

Our family chain is broken, and nothirig seems the same,
But as God calls us one by one, the chain will link again.
--Author unknown
Sadly missed by his wife,
children and grandchildren

In losing mnemor of
ol' B deraho Road, -
Barlica. She died on '
Seplembci r 15, 1998.
We can't know why the rose has a
so brief a time to bloom '
In the warmth of sunlight's kiss upon its face
Before it folds its fragrance in and
bids the world good night "e a i.. ,
To rest its beauty in a gentler place
But we can know that nothing '-. -
that is loved is ever lost '-
And no one who has ever touched a
heart can really pass away
Because to me beauty lingers on m each
memory of which they've been a part.
' Sadly missed b' ler husband children.
grandchildren. relatives and friends
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DOB: January 18, 1922
DOD: August 19, 2005

The wife, family and other relatives of MR. CLARENCE
ALGERNON WILLIAMS of Fifth Avenue, Bartica, wish to
convey our thanks to all those who sympathised with us in
our time of bereavement. Thank you for your prayers, the
cards you sent, telephone calls you made and your visits.
May God's blessing and grace be with you always.
He left us quietly .
His thoughts unknown
IBu t left ft memntorv
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In cherished and everlasting
memory of our beloved husband
and father HARRY
71 Da Silva Street, Newtown, '
Kitty, who departed on
September 19,1999.

Six years have passed since that's; 9, 3S)
You are no longer in our lives to share our hopes and dreamt
But God is in charge He knows best
So He called you Home to eternal rest,.
A day we shall never forget "
For as long as life and memories las: ,'
You shall always remain in our hearts
There is no one else who can fill your vacant chair.

Forever missed by his loving wife Glory: children Sharmilla,
Neil, Vishnu and Savitri; grandchildren Kavita, Priya, Anna, Amar
N1 and Dave; son-in-law Narad; daughter-in-law Gallo; sister
Madline; brothers Henry and Nacar; nieces, nephews, cousins.
other relatives and friends.
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SUNDAY CHRONICLE September 18, 2005

England consider

spinners for

Pakistan tour

By Oliver Brett
ENGLAND'S selectors will
have to find at least one ex-
tra spinner as they ponder
their squads for the Test and
one-day series in Pakistan
this winter.
With dry, dusty surfaces
likely to be prepared, Ashley
Giles will need back-up but as
usual there are few contend-
ers really pressing their case.
Gareth Batty is the regular
understudy, and will probably
be named in the one-day squad.
But for the Tests, the selec-
tors may go somewhere else, be-
cause Batty is rarely a match-
winner with the ball for his
county Worcestershire.
Shaun Udal has had prob-
ably his best season ever at
Hampshire, with 35 wickets
costing just 18.14 apiece.
The only thing against
picking him is his age. The
selectors would be under-

ENGLAND need to find
back-up for Giles in the
standably reluctant to pick a
But then again a certain per-
son the same age has more than
600 Test wickets to his name -
and is still out-bowling his
Udal is also a decent bats-
man, on a par with Giles, so
would be able to bat above the
likes of Steve Harmison and
Matthew Hoggard.
Jason Brown is a possible
selection. He has a decent bag
of 44 wickets this season in the
County Championship, though
there is one. rider when consid-
ering him.
More than half those wick-
ets will have come at Wantage
Road, however, which can oc-
casionally provide excellent con-
ditions for spinners.
But, on the other hand, if
you want to find a wicket to
resemble Lahore in Novem-
ber, then Wantage Road in

August is pretty close to the
Lancashire's Gary Keedy,
the most consistent slow bowler
in the County Championship
for the past three seasons, has
been injured since the end of
His coach Mike Watkinson
says the player will be fit "in a
couple of weeks" so after the
season finishes.
"He had a ball driven back
at him in the Twenty20 Cup fi-
nal. He damaged a ligament in
his hand and it hasn't really
settled down since." says
"It means he's not had the
opportunity to put in some big
performances together at the
back end of the season.
"But he took 72 wickets
last year and 60 the season be-
"If you're looking for some-
one to bat at seven and field at
first slip then he's not the man.
"But if you're looking for
someone to be a specialist spin
bowler then he's the guy for it."
Other areas of selection are
less complicated.
Ian Bell, despite his poor
run of form against Australia,
will be retained and Robert Key
is likely to be picked as the
back-up batsman.
That leaves Middlesex pair
Ed Joyce and Owais Shah
scrambling for spots in the one-
day squad at best-
The selection of James
Anderson in mthe squad for The
Oval provides a strong clue that
he is in line for more Test ac-
tion, leaving Jon Lewis primed
for the one-day series instead.
Occasionally on tours of
this nature, teams do not pick a
reserve wicketkeeper-
But Geraint Jones has been
in shaky form with the gloves
so Chris Read will be more than
just a passenger.
Meanwhile, Paul
Collingwood, who will
provide back-up to Andrew
Flintoff in the Test picture,
remains a vital part of the
one-day squad. (BBC Sport)
Possible Test squad:
Trescothick, Strauss, Vaughan,
Bell, Key, Pietersen, Flintoff,
Collingwood. G Jones, Read,
Giles, Hoggard, Harmison, S
Jones, Anderson, Udal.
Possible one-day squad:
Trescothick- Strauss, \ ai.i ; bn.
Shah, Solanki, Pietersen,
Flintoff. Coflingwood, G Jones,
Read. Giles, Harmison. S Jones,
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Masters Darts

A NUMBER of top players are preparing to participate in
the Barbados Masters darts tournament to be beld from
November 3 to 14 in the Land of the Flying Fish.
According to a release from the Guyana Darts Association
(GDA), the tournament which is a singles compelinon will en-
able the winner to compete in the World Dats Federation Com-
petition, to be held in the United Kingdom (UKa late Decem-
The release continued that the tournament in December is
proposed to be the biggest cash tournament ever. with prze
money of over 500 000 to be won.
Guyana's Norman Madhoo won the Barbados competition
in 2003 thus enabling him to participate in the World Darts
Federation Competition-
The GDA is also inviting players from all regions of Guyana
to participate in practice sessions, from September 24 at the
CCWU Sports Club in Quamina Stree at 16:00 h-
The players identified with special talent will then be
shortlisted to compete in trials for possible selection to rep-
resent Guyana in the 17th Caribbean Darts Organisation's
tournament and the Americas Cup which will be held on
our shores in July of next year.

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Demerara and Berbice

clash today at Blairmont

By Vemen Walter
THRILLING action is ex-
pected when Demerara dash
with defending champions
Berbice in the opening match
of the 2005 El Dorado Senior
Inter-County 50 Overs
cricket tournament today at
the Blairmont Community
Centre ground on the West
Bank of Berbice.
Wih the cream of Guyana's
cricketers on show, cricket fans
could very well be in for a treat
as the arch rivals battle to take
an early lead in the tournament
that also involves underdogs
The presence of West
Indies players Shivnarine
Chanderpaul and Ramnaresh

Sarwan, together with Narsingh
Deonarine, will certainly draw a
huge crowd, but the introduction
of the replacement player and
the twenty-over fielding restric-
tion in three blocks of ten and
two fives a new develop-
ment into limited overs cricket
being implemented for the first
time at the local level makes
the match more interesting.
According to Carl Moore,
chairman of the Guyana Cricket
Board Competitions Commit-
tee, the replacement player and
the twenty overs fielding re-
striction have been included in
the playing conditions for the
upcnOTrriig 2005 West Indies Re-
gional One-Day tournament and
as such the Guyana Cricket

Board (GCB) has decided to in-
troduce same in this tournament
so that the Guyanese cricketers
that would be selected to rep-
resent the country will become
Demerara, being led by
West Indies skipper
Chanderpaul, are favoured to
come out victorious but will
have their work cut out
against a confident. and
youthful Berbice line-up,
who are eager for success un-
der the captaincy of Test bats-
man Deonarine for the first
When the two.teams would
have last met in last year's El
Dorado final at Albion, Berbice
had a comfortable six-wicket
victory on the back of a four-
wicket haul from off-spinner
Imran Jaferally and half-centu-
ries from Deonarine and then
captain Damodar Daesrath after
Demerara had earlier gotten the
better of them in the prelimi-
nary exchange at Wales.
However, on both occa-
sions then, Demerara were with-
out the services of Chanderpaul
and Sarwan while Berbice had at
their disposal, the likes of the
Mahendra Nagamootoo
(dropped for the final), his
brother Vishal and economical
-left-arm spinner Hemnarain
Harrinarain, all of whom are out
of the team this time around.
Vishal Nagamootoo and
Harrinarain are presently in
the United States while it is
reported that Mahendra
Nagamootoo is in the country
but was overlooked by the
Berbice selectors.
Chanderpaul and Sarwan
with 178 and 87 ODI under
their belt respectively, spearhead
a powerful Demerara batting
line-up, that also includes West
Indies opener Ryan Ramdass,
fellow opener Krishna Arjune
and middle order batsmen
Lennox Cush and Travis
Wicketkeeper Derwin
wChristiah -who represented
Guyana in last year's Regional

One-Day Tournament, former
West Indies player Neil
McGarrell and all-rounder
Zaheer Mohamed can also pose
problems for the Berbice
Talented sixteen-year-old
Steven Jacobs who scored a
century in the last Demerara
trials is also another all-
round option for Demerara
should he be chosen ahead of
his fellow Malteenoes club
mate and all-rounder Orin
Forde in the first twelve.
Like their batting,
Demerara's bowling is just as
strong. Reon King and Reon
Griffith will deliver the quicker
stuff before the left-arm spin of
McGarrell and off-spinners
Mohamed, Cush and Dowlin are
called upon. .
Berbice, on the other hand,
with three titles in the last four
years,. will be depending heavily
on Deonarine and Sewnarine
Chattergoon to lead from the
front with the bat. Both left-
handers have been in good form
of late especially Chattergoon,
the West Indies A Team opener,
Fresh from a superb century in'
the recent national Baron Foods
.Apart from the, two,
Royston Crandon, likely to
partner Chattergoon at the top
of the order as he did last year
when he scored two half-centu-
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Gajanand Singh, and the experi-
enced Andre Pervival can also
get big scores.
National fast bowler Esaun
Crandon and medium pacer
Daesrath will be looking to
make early inroads with the new
ball although the spinners are
expected to do the bulk of the
bowling on a Blairmont track
that is normally slow.
Jaferally and former
Guyana Under-19 leg-spinner
Davendra Bishoo are the two
frontline spinners included in
the Berbice team but the off-
spin of Deonarine, Percival,
Royston Crandon and :all-
rounder Devon Clements can
also cause concerns for the
Demerara batsmen.
Chattergoon, underrated
leg-spinner, is also an option for
Play starts at 09:30 h with
the umpires being Clement
Brusche and Joseph Jeffrey
with Rafik Latif as the standby.
Teams: Demerara
Shivnarine Chanderpaul (cap-
tain), Ramnaresh Sarwan (vice-
captain), Ryan Ramdass,
Krishna Arjune, Lennox Cush,
Travis Dowlin, Derwin Chris-
tian, Steven Jacobs, Orin Forde,
Zaheer Mohamed, Neil
McGarrell, Reon King, Reon
Griffith and Garfield Morris.
Robert Adonis is the manager
with Orin Bailey as coach.
Berbice Narsingh
Deonarine (captain), Esaun
Crandon (vice-captain),
Sewnarine Chattergoon,
Royston Crandon, Assad
Fudadin, Damodar Daesrath,
Andre Percival, Gajanand
Singh, Devon Clements,
Maxwell Georgeson,,Iimran
Jaferally, Davendra Bishoo,
Maxie De Jonge and Paul
Wintz. The manager-is David
Black and the coach is

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Dominica footballers due for two

GUYANA'S senior footballers
will match skills with their
counterparts from Dominica
in two friendly
Internationals, to be played
here in Guyana at the end of
the month.
In a Press release from the
Guyana Football Federation
(GFF) it was stated that the
games will be contested at the
world famous GCC ground on
Friday September 30.and Sun-
day October 2.
The release also disclosed
that Wayne 'Wiggy' Dover has
been identified as the coach for
the Home Series while his assis-
tants will be named shortly.
In preparation for the two
games the GFF has selected. a.
squad of forty players who aret
to attend a meeting tomorrow at.
the GFC pavilion, beginning at
.18:30 h. Training sessions will
commence on Wednesday com-

ing at the GFC ground, while
the next day the squad will be
trimmed to twenty-six. An 18-
man unit will then be selected
and encamped on Tuesday, Sep-
tember 27.
Goalkeepers: Shawn
Johnson, Keith Fraser,
Marion Hendricks, Andrew
Durant, Fidel Smith and
QOneil Carter; Defenders:
Orlando Jilgeous, Sherwin
Cadogan, Javin Crawford,
Kelvin Smith, Clevaughn
Slowe, Gordon Henry, Zevon
Atkinson, Neville Stanton,
Adrian Reid, Shawn Bishop,
Sheik Kamal, Shermon
David, Trilton Luke, Marion
.Maxius and Mario Yearwood;
..Midfielders: Jerome
Richardson, Alpha Sylvester,
Pierre Joseph,. Dirk Archer,
Emerick Williams, Konata

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Their attack will be
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v.. By Isaiah Chappelle they got the first try through
Andrea Lashles.
HORNETS 'A' emerged as But just before the break, La
the top team in yesterday's Toya Hamilton finished a fine run,
rugby Sevens Championship downing the ball under the goal.
at the National Park, to set up Fly-half Amanda Arjoon collected
an interesting final weekend, the ball at the 22-metre line, held
J_ Caribs women played to two passed to Hamilton who shook off
draws. the lone defender and raced for the
Sb The 'A' team first disposed try line alone. No other points
-- of their 'B' team 55-0 then put materialised in the first draw 5-5.
away Caribs 10-7 in the closing Then the two Hornets
match.of theday. men's teams clashed, with
That final game was intense. Delroy Gordon opening the
Hornets "A' opened the match floodgates of mtes.
S. with a penalty in the third Ronald Mayers then pro-
hoto: Delano Williams) minute of play, with Ryan duced the ne three tes tor a
hoto:Deano Williams) producing the three hat-trck. The first finished a
points bu Caribs' captain nice passing down the line from
. 1 B rTheodore HenrN collected the left He collected the ball close
-m atchball in he centre at the 22-metre to the right and raced to south-
arks, Abrams. Dwight peers line, found a gap and raced o em goal and Ryan George made
nault Quincy Madramootoo. Eddie gonl. He was accurate t ith the good the conversion.
nault Q cy Madramoooo Edde conversion and his team led 7-3 Mayers next collected the
rray, Gomes, Nigel Denn.v Seon at halfume. ball that was kicked forward,
lyston Brewley and Ellon Browne. The action went down to and he raced away to down
thony (Allan La Rose) the closing minutes of the game the ball under the goal.
and George climaxed some good George again was accurate
l d passing down the centre, don- ith the conversion. Hle had
LnI dU ng the ball close to the goal. an easy run for the Ihir4,
mnch he himself made good the downing again under tli
e/ n in conversion for an exciting wm goal anid Ryan Hinckson took-
SCanbs first beat Hornets B' a good conversion kick, this;
l+31-12. with tried from Richard time. Hornets led 26-0 at the'
Henry, Shaun O'Learv.,Claudius George produced the first
and Pouderoyen take to the field at Butts. while Henry was accu- try in the second half, climax-.
tonight, not only will the Winston rate with three conversions, ng a series of nice passes as the
trophy be at stake, but also West Fabian Roberts and Jason Tr\ell ball moved forward. Natiofiw,'
'bragging rights', as the two previous scored the tries for Hornets "B' Under- 18 player Satesk,
have resulted in a win apiece. and Tyrell got one con% version. Samaroo scored'the second tiy,
rere runners-up in the League to cham- Staglon was first across the in the half. breaking away.16.
m they beat to qualify for tonight's fi- try line and Henry made good down the ball under the goal *o.
J avenge their only defeat in the compe- seen points with the coner- an easy conversion kick made'
inaugural champions. sion, then the captain scored a good by Mateo Friendz
e led by Gideon Payne and Gerald Au- try and its conversion. O'Leary Gordon was back across the
n the midfield by De Shan Thorne and wrapped up the first half % kth try line, racing along .the Idft
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Delon Josiah they will form the main try. with Henry virtually seal- line. nicely dodged the lone de-
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ael Forester. end and they were rewarded Leon Greaves sealed the
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sion. Tyrell then produced the even as he was brought down.
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W hen the
publicly implodes after
your loving husband
admits he is in fact gay,
bouncing back can
seem like a lifetime
away. Are there
shortcuts to facing the
world again?
It is hard not to feel for
what's happening to Terry
McMillan. With millions in the
bank, a celebrated reputation as
an author and public speaker;'
-McMillan has had to face what
those of us without the cushion
of celebrity have had to come to
terms with since our
Relationships became fodder for
alto pour over and dissect the
minute details of our personal
lives --there was a new joke in
* town and guess what, the punch
line is your relationship..
Suddenly, the perfect man
you showed off to your friends
and family has exhibited his
negative traits, or
a secret side. For many of us,
we have had to come to terms
with Prince Charming, who is
exposed as a serial philanderer,
or Mr Right, who practically
oozed -charisma, only. to
discover he was hitting on your
sisters and had cheated on you
with half of his work staff.
Think the 'Sienna and Jude'
show, and we can rest assured
thai whatever shade these 'Mr
Perfects' come in, there always
seems to be a downside.
For McMillan, her
situation represents the very
worst-case scenario of a
relationship coming apart at
the seams. Al the elements
of a classic Terry McMillan
-book are present and
accounted for closeted
.secrets, 4 e twist in the tale,
and Intrigue. by the bucket-
-loads.' When the world:
diseeweid 'flew SeUfa Got Her
Grd'440t, weall w twaedto..

believe in a happy ending.
Jonanthan Plummer, the
sexy young hospitality
worker, 23 years McMillan's
junior (played by Taye Diggs
in the motion picture version
of the book) revealed to his
wife of six years that he was
gay in December of last year.
Thirty-year-old Plummer
found himself homeless
shortly after, when McMillan
kicked him out of their $4
million luxury home.
According to court papers
filed in what is gearing up to
be an acrimonious divorce,
McMillian claims "it was
devastating to discover that a
relationship I had publicized
to the world as life-affirming
* and built on mutual love was
actually based on deceit. I was
-As the former poster couple
of the May-December romance
battle it out in the American
courts, McMillan's friends, and
even those who never met the
pair, have all weighed in with
their own brand of 'help and
Taking too much of this
on board is not always
conducive to helping the
healing process says Relate
.counselor Paul Hall.
"Only the two people
involved in the
relationship ever really
know what happened, With
the best will in the world,
people will automatically
edit their accounts of what
took place.. It is your
problem, and the best
solution to facing up to
what has happened will,
'ultimately come from you."
Something that McMillan
might well take on board is ...
playing the 'blame game',
.aFcording to Hall. With
acustions of theft and financial
irmpr6priety already doing the
.mou& .this advice may have
eq. ,too late. "You have to be

honest, and you have to be real.
People are going to know if you,
are faking it. If you are angry
and hurt, then saying it is
probably -better. Probably the
worst-case scenario is painting
them as the villain. The thing to

you are.'"
One woman who can
understand McMillan's
emotional stame it Brenda Stone
Browder w,. as well as being
a wrilerqagging ator ffs the
former wigardless of fahoedw Yohurtk
Times Bedtselling author, JL ,P

King, who told the world of his
secret life as a gay man -whilst
apparently very happily
married to Brenda and living
with their ,two children. His
book-, On the Down' Low,
started a media frenzy, and

fallen apart, and was
temporarily devastated and
constantly wondered what
people thought of her and her
Whilst Brenda's story is not
typical of the forms of public
humiliations most of us will
endure, the rules for bouncing
back will be the same.

1. Recognise it is
not your fault.
2. His issues are
not a reflection of you;
stop playing the victim.
3. You can forgive
and even have a different
kindof relationship with
the person who you felt
betrayed you.
4. There is someone
out there for you. You
will love again.

If your public humiliation
is a:little more 'ordinary',
you know, he's slept with
-, the nanny, been found in a
compromising situation with
his beauty therapist or his
PA, a la Beckham and now
the world, or at least your
--, Reading Group are all 1
watching to see what you *
will do, Paula Hall might have
a few helpful and practical
tips: "Own your feelings. Do
Brenda's personal story was not breach trust. When you
told to the world on CNN, and are at your most hurt point,
finally, Oprah. After years of it might seem like a good idea
trying to come to terms with to get, your own back .by:-",,
why her marriage was failing, spilling all your partner's -
Brenda had the world knowing secrets, but resist that '-
intimate details of her failed temptation. The only thing
marriage to a .an who was still you'll end up doing is making
in the closet about his sexuality. things .hbarder.. foc .the
She, 6o, felt as'tfher world had-'.' 'elatioihliip'-to bounce back

from if it's possible, and
that is what you choose. It
will also alienate some of
your best friends who may
fear you are unable to keep a
secret and their most
personal moment told to you
might not be safe."
.There is also some advice
for those. of us. who have
experienced humiliation, but
think there is something of a
relationship that can be salvaged.
"If you can own your feelings
and say 'I was hurt, a mistake
was made and I really am not
sure what I'm going to do, but
I'm- gonna take things slowly,
people will understand. It is
about approaching the subject
with humility. There are no dead time I'm definitely
going to...' you will only end up
setting yourself up to fail. Ask
for your friends' support and
acknowledge what your actions
might be saying. For example
starting a conversation with 'I
know I may be being.a fool but
I want to make another go of
things for X and Y reasons. I
really need your support and
want to know you will be there
however things turns out.' Be
humble in your approach,
people will appreciate that.
'Don't pretend to have all
the answers."

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- powder's
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Survival Guide For
Women LIvipg With Men
On The
bown Low
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WHEN A nation
the role of the
writer and, in due
course, confers honour
on any_ such
enlightened mortal, it
augurs well for the
wellbeing and
betterment of that
country. The writer not
only mirrors the
society, but acts as the
conscience of the
community and a
"barometer of the
vitality of the spirit of
the nation."*
Henry Walter Josiah, born
January 26, 1932, was one such
champion of this young nation,
going to the heart of the matter,
campaigning in the cause of
literacy and children literature.
Little wonder then that the
Henry Josiah Writing Short
Story Competition for Children
was launched; it had to be born
in order to bring back Guyana;
analyses were showing that
reading for pleasure was down
and English result poor.
In 2002, the Henry Josiah
Writing Short Story
Competition for Children
started when another
'extraordinary Guyanese,
"philanthropist Dr Thisi Dyal
Singh, who resuscitated the
Guyana Christmas Annual
(now The Guyana Annual) in
1998, sought to revitalize the
literary legacy of Guyana by"
targeting and involving
children of a tender age. Alan
Fenty, in introducing the
competition said: "The idea is
ito discover and encourage
those who have a knack, a
skill for. creating
entertaining, educational and
:,credible local stories for the
* nation's children."
Journalist, magazine
publisher, radio commentator,
children's book editor/producer,
.Josiah was an inveterate word-
smith, starting his writing career
at high school. This creative
impulse was given momentum
when his first published story
in the Caribia regional magazine
won a readers' popularity poll
against the ilk of Edgar
Mittleholzer, an already
published novelist.
Josiah's stories also found
their way into the Guyana
Times, and in a significant
anthology, The Lure of the
Mermaid and other Stories,
edited by Janet Jagan. His
poetry won prizes in the Kaie
journal, and found its way into
important anthologies like
Independence Ten, Guyanese
Writing 1966 1976 edited by
Seymour, and Voices of Guyana
edited'by" ynofimarolotm .
Josiah graduated from the

writers to-share his writings and,
to graciously deal with"
97i ,Alan Fen.ty recall's tha'i Jj
Josiah was never a person given,

London Polytechnic School of
Modem Languages, and studied
journalism in Britain on a
colonial scholarship, making him
the first qualified Guyanese
In 1953, .he became the
secretary of the British Guiana
Union of Journalists, serving
alongside William Carto, Carl
Blackman and R B Harewood,
replacing the ineffective British

Guiana Press Association. On
several occasions, he worked at
the Government Information
Services (GIS), and held the
post of Communications
Advisor in the Office of the
Prime Minister; both positions
placing him in the midst of
anything happening anywhere,
so he was well informed. And,
he didn't keep it all to himself.
For a while, he lectured at the

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University of Guyana in Public,
Communications and he also
found the time and occasion to
tutor emerging broadcasters 'for
Josiah's worth on the local
journalism scene was :soon
recognized as he was in. ited to:
edit regional newspapers and
magazines: Locally, he edited--
the New Nation, the official
organ of the then People's
National Congress (PNC), and
worked at the Argosy. Mirror,
Graphic and Chronicle
Apart from his official
writings, Josiah was deeply
involved in drama as
playwright/actor, and as
writer/producer for radio. He
was deeply concerned about
the state of local writing;
how a publishing house was
needed to take this product to
another level which idea he
shared with Sheik Sadeek,
Jocelyn Hubbard and
Michael Gilkes in 1970, an
idea that is still being
ventilated even to today.
Josiah was outspoken yet
very humble, always with a
word of advice to the young. At
meetings of the Guyana Writers
Group, he was one of few

to too much idle talk. and during
drinking sessions,. would
frequently .'steer the
conversation into the critique of
films, stage shows and local
In 1994, his first and only-.
collection of stories, 'Tales of
Makonaima 's Childrei', "was
published by :R'oraima-
Publishers, a local company. A.
second edition, 2001. came out.
after his death. .
Somewhere is a short
novel. written by Josiah on
the slave hero, Damon,
waiting to be published. He
also attempted an epic novel,
retracing the aboriginal
peoples' journey across-the
Bering Straits down into the
Americas, but would
eventually use stories from
that unfinished volume that
went on to win many

Competitions. Such was his
In 1966, 'Makonaima and
"Pia'. won .a children's story
contest Reprintedinillustrated
book form, that story earned a
'Book of.the Day' award at the
1967 'Man and His World'
international exposition in
-Montreal, Canada, and was
-.included in a UNESCO
travelling book exhibition titled:
'Best of the Best'.
His best reward, however,
was seeing his work used as
supplementary reading material
in. the .primary schools in the
.Kaiid of his birth.
Henry Josiah died
December 23,1997, exhorting
us "to rediscover ourselves; to
sometimes dig up the'ground
our forebears have covered
and take a long and loving
look at our roots."

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NI nmother-in-laF has lived
4sith us four 3ears. She baby-
5 sits our son. Aob is four, and
takes him back and forth to
school three days a week. She
also helps gelling our eight-
sear-old ready in the morn-
... Consings. %e pay her F100 a week
for her services. She pays no
rent or bills. and buss no gro-
.I series.
-WNlM problem is. he has no
moitation,. no goals, and
doesn't .ant inrithing in life.
She ha, rnothiine .t her own, nor
Tdoew she .o ant i .lrithing. I sug-
nested a part -mle .lob so she
ins. could hat e extra money and do
Soniethin.g .. ith her life. She
S doesn'ia T agent to She is happy
ha ming nothing, and doing noth-
i Ite bothers me to come home
from a long day at nce ork and see
her Natchiig tele ision day and

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execution of the following works:-

Lot (A) Rehabilitation of Vehicle Park Government Pharmacy Bond, Kingston, Georgetown

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Tenders for Lot (D) must be addressed to the Chairman, Ministerial Tender Board, Ministry of
Health and must be deposited in the Tender Box situated at the Ministry of Health, Brickdam,
Georgetown not later than Tuesday 27th September, 2005 at 2.00 am. Tenders will be opened
immediately thereafter.

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night. If she weren't in my
house it wouldn't matter, but I
don't understand how she could
be happy making $100 a week.
My wife acts like she can't live
without her mother and doesn't
mind that we take care of her.
All I want her to do is to
get out into the world; to better
herself; and maybe after she gets
on her feet, help us out a little.
All she does is watch the kids,
and by that I mean they do
anything they want except hurt
themselves. When we get home
from work, she has plenty of
time to go to bingo or visit her
friends. If she has time to do all
that, why doesn't she have time
to help herself?
Stan, your arguments are
contradicting. In the opening of
your letter, you are concerned
your mother-in-law is a recluse
and possibly depressed. Then
you are angry at supporting her.-
Finally, you hope she can get
out in the world and help you
out. You go on to menttion she
has no life, but complain she
has time for bingo and fiends.
What's the essence of
what's going on? Having your
mother-in-law live with you is
like owning a dog. She plays
with the kids, she's a drain on
your income, and your wife is

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really attached to her. But you
don't especially like dogs. If she
was a working breed, it would
be an their iltnier.
Do ',ou Ihink you can teach
this old dog nev tricks? Not
hkely. You can 't change a lapdog
into a working breed, and you
can't turn your mother-in-law,
at her age, into what you wish
her to be. She could get a job and
help you out. But she won't.
Stop thinking that way. She's
not her son-in-law's best friend.
This issue could drive a
wedge between you and your

wife, but is it worth it? The
only real power you have is the
power to frame what you see.
You won't get positive at-
tention from your wife by fo-
cusing on her mother. But if you
focus on your wife and children,
can you see the benefits you
will reap? Your mother-in-law is
taking your focus from where it
should be. If you can't stop fo-
cusing on her, you will be the
one in the doghouse.


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Ministry of Public Works and Communication
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Tenders will be opened immediately thereafter, in the presence of Tenderers or their
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The Ministry of Public Works & communication reserves the right to accept or reject any or all of
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lowest Tender.

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/-\ --V The Dentist Advises

I may also increase muscular neck, shoulder and back. The
tension. mouth may not open fully

A WOMAN tele
phoned me
wanting to
know if I could do
anything about her
husband, who wakes up
the household
frequently at night with
the sound of his teeth
grinding. She wanted to
know about this
phenomenon. I
promised her to deal
with the topic.
The grinding or clenching of
the teeth, which is called
bruxism, usually occurs
unconsciously and
spontaneously and may be
repetitive at varying levels. It
is practised almost universally,
usually'during sleep.
Bruxism has been shown
to be linked to psychological
stress 1 as a necessary
component. While mental
tension provides the spark
for the initiation of this
habit, and the fuel for its
continuation, the original
source of this energy comes
from the genetically
determined drives and needs
of the individual. Any
unsatisfied need or

interference with one's
satisfaction, which may be
experienced as frustration,

anger, anxiety, or fear, may
result in tension and the
possibility of teeth grinding.
Other causes, such as
epilepsy and high fillings,
have been implicated, but
their relation to psychological
tension should be obvious.
While mental stress may
manifest itself anywhere in the
body, in this case, the structures
in and around the mouth appear
to be the focus of this tension.
The reasons why the mouth is
selected for this habit can best
be appreciated if one reflects on
the infant's activities.

Since the mouth is the
means of receiving food and
the earliest method of

exploring the environment, it
is intimately tied to emotions
such as satisfaction,
frustration, anxiety and
anger. These early
associations are significant
and seem to last a lifetime,
and are the reason why the
mature individual reverts to
the oral cavity during periods
of stress by smoking, eating,
chewing gum and grinding
the teeth.
For bruxism to occur, it is
necessary for the chewing
muscles to receive psychological
tension for discharge. The first

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Interested persons are required to submit applications with detailed Curriculum
Vitae and details of two (2) references not later than September 19, 2005 to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport
71-72 Main and Quamina Streets
South Cummingsburg
Attention: Principal Personnel Officer ............ a'd cabe viewed'on

reaction to anxiety is increased
tonicity (contraction) in
preparation for either fight of

flight. Other stress-inducers
such as pain, the physical
exertion of lifting heavy objects,
or even straining on defecation,

(the act of grinding one's teeth)

The net effect of this
uptightness and movement is a
vicious circle. Suppressing our
emotions during the day for
socio-cultural reasons may
cause clenching or gritting of the
teeth, which, in turn, will
increase the tension. To the
extent that grinding movements
during sleep reduces the tension,
the habit may be helpful.
Unfortunately, this type of
discharge is highly
inefficient and the tension
may accumulate. Bruxism
may be practised by virtually
anyone, those with or without
natural teeth. What are the
effects of teeth grinding?
Many painful symptoms
of the joints of the lower jaw
are really the consequence of
the muscle spasms obtained
during bruxism. The areas in
front of the ears become
painful and tender to the
touch. In addition to
localised discomfort, pain
may be referred to
neighboring muscles in the

Ji I i A' V j:'11A I LI k I -'IYI1 i1





ALL allottees who have NOT commenced the processing of
their Certificates of Title and / or Transports are advised that
Housing Officers will be processing Certificates of Title and
Transports as noted below:






Anna Regina, Bush Lot,
Henrietta/ Richmond, .
La Belle Alliance, Lima, Regional Housing Office, 23rd September 9am 3 pm
Lima Sands, Jib, \ Region Two (2) 2005
Westbury, Charity
Onderneeming, Suddie Suddie NDC Office 24'h September 9 am 3pm
& Pomona 2005

You should remember the following:

1. Please bring your Letters of Allocation, Agreements of
Sale, and Receipts of Payments.
2. If the allocation is in the names of two (2) persons,
BOTH are required to attend with National
Identification Cards or Passports

Please note that you will not be offered another opportunity in
YEAR 2005 to process your Title and Transport.

Chief Executive Officer
Central Housing & Planning Authority
September 2005

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due to shorteninUg ot the
muscles, because persistent
contraction of a fatigued
muscle may lead to tissue
breakdown and, with it, an
inflammatory response.
Recent studies have
confirmed that grooves found
on the area of the teeth next
to the gum line are caused
mainly by the unconscious
clenching of the teeth
during episodes of anxiety
and social stress. It was
first believed that these
grooves on the neck of the
teeth were caused by bad
technique in brushing.
Blunting and wearing down
of the enamel and dentine
apart from periodontal
abcesses, have all been
implicated in this para-
functional habit. Worst still,
the teeth may become shaky
and require extraction.
Sometimes the teeth wear
down to as much as half its
length. In these cases,
correction is extensive.


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VACAN CYchemistV

GPL Inc., being anmequal opportunity employer, invites applications
from suitably qualified persons to fill the vacancy of STATION CHEMIST
to manage the company's Laboratory located in the power station at
Kingston, Georgetown.

, Ensure that all lubricants, fuels, transformer ahd insulating oils and water have
" the correct specifications for use in the various plants operated by GPL.
.'; Ensure that effluent disposal systems and gas emissions remain within
statutory limits.
, Plan, organize and co-ordinate all chemical related activities and ensure that
" Chemical Control standards are rigidly maintained.
Ensure that all oil and water laboratories remain operational.
0 Ensure that the lubricants and fuels received dy. bulc shipment confirm with
we manufacturers' specifications and GPL's order requirements
, Conduct statutory inspections of various plani'duririg shutdown
, Work in conjunction with the Guyana Nationalilureau of Standards on laboratory
* certification and national environmental standards.

Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry
At least five (5) years experience at a managerial level in an -
industrial entity
Computer literacy
Good inter-personal skills
SAbility to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and balance
competitive priorities

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TODAY we will look at transportation and what it
entails. Have fun.
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G O E E A I; G 0:E U N R C O C
B H R E V R P H C F 0 N Y E
S 0 R C N I P E L A E -'U I U M
P S T A N I, N A V R Y 1B A O S
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The Mayor and Councillo s of the City of Georgetown
intends to proceed with ILegal Action in accordance
with Section 220 of the Muhicipal and District
Council's Act Chapter 28:01 which allows for the
application of Parate Execution to recover outstanding
Rates and Taxes on defaulting properties.

All owners/occupiers of Kingston, Alberttown, North
and South Cummingsburg, are hereby afforded a final
opportunity to settle their accounts within 14 days from
the date ofthis publication.

Beulah Williams
Town Clerk of Georgetown
September 11,.2005

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Hello boys and girls,
Welcome to our English Language columns.
The best way to improve learning is to revise
work at regular intervals, and discuss points
with your study partners. Do not hide the
things you do not really understand from
knowledgeable persons; they can help you if
you ask them to do so. Practise good study
habits. Keep in focus! Enjoy this issue. Love
Reading for Meaning
1. Mahroud was a boy.
2. It was morning.
3. The two boys were of different sizes.
4. They were standing on the west shore of the
5. The way home was to the west.
Tracking the "Killer Waves"
1. The quake struck almost on the stroke of noon.
2. It took thirteen minutes to warn the eight coastal
3. The word given for "big Tsunami" is 0-tsunami.
4. The serious omission committed by the local
head of disaster prevention was not to trigger an
alarm network that covered 69 towns and villages.
5. The lives could have been saved in my estima-
tion. People could have gone further from the sea.
1. The sun rises in the east.
2. Yes. The sun sets in the west.
3. Little Man liked to sit in his kitchen in the evening.
4. The morning sun shone into the bedroom.
5. If a man were walking towards the west, he
might be able to see the bedroom window.

Drawing Conclusions
Reminder: When you are drawing a conclusion
you have to behave very much like a detective who
examines clues to find the solution to a mystery.
In drawing a conclusion you also have to consider
your life experiences as well as the actual details
or facts with which you are provided.
Rannie took Ralph. He thought of it as a favour,
not a trick especially when the dog won the blue

See table below
The Passage Begins
It was Ti-cush who first suggested we go and see
what the group of kids over by the swings were up
to. Finally it looked like something was happen-
ing, so we walked over and I pushed my way to
the centre. I saw a girl about my age fourteen
years, ten days and some fifteen hours. She was
standing at the centre of the group, and although
she is now my best, my ab-so-lute friend, I have
to say that she did look a bit strange that day. She
was wearing these ribbons if there is anything
you can wear to show how much you lack style
and class it's ribbons big, blue, satin ribbons tied
in bows on the ends of her braids.
1. What is the meaning of the term "were up to" in
the first sentence?
2. Why do you think that the speaker's age is
stated in years, days and hours?
3. Do you think that the speaker like the girl with
blue satin ribbons? Tell why from the passage.
The Passage Continues
Two thick braids. I know it's not cool to want
braids that are not fancy, with beads and all that,
but right then and there I wished I had braids like
that, real thick and long; but she was crying. It
wasn't loud, her crying, but you could see that she
was, and somehow it was worse because she
wasn't making any noise. My lump of a sister, I
thought, should take lessons from her. When she
cried, I swear you could hear her all the way to Af-
rica or China. That wasn't a nice thought, and I
wasn't proud of it sort of gross really, but if you
could imagine someone crying, yet looking proud
so that you didn't feel sorry for her, that was how
she looked. She held her head up, and pushed her
chin out, as if she was trying to stop the tears run-
ning down her face.
1. How exactly was the girl in the centre of the
group crying? Have you ever cried like that? Why?
2. What is meant by the words, "my lump of a sis-
3. Why would the speaker say that anyone could
have heard the cry even in Africa or China? Where
do you think this episode is taking place?
4. What shows that the speaker has some sort
of good upbringing?

the best time to ask her what it meant and where
it came from. Before I could say anything else she
continued, sobbing between the words: 'and me
a hate it here. Me wish me was back home
with Gran it so cold.

1. What is meant by the term, "uncool"?
2. Why was Zulma pressing her fist against her big
coat? Why was she wearing the coat anyway?
3. What in this passage makes you see again that
the speaker is tactful?
4. Can you guess from Zulma's speech where (in
general) her Gran lives?
A. Add a prefix to give the opposite meaning:

a) flexible b) respectful c) belief
d) secure e) courteous f) modest
g) normal h) familiar i) direct

Write the complete word where the suffix has been
omitted: 4
a) He made a great impve to
b) Peat measures were taken in case of any
c) This pesticide will Om all insects from the
d) The general was wearing a death on his uni-
e) There was an ed stream of traffic on the road
to Barima.
f) The Wc repaired the fuse.
g) The tr had not paid the rent.
B. Choose (from the brackets) the definition that
fits according to the way the word is used in the
1. I guess that I will have to resign myself to the
fact that I will not be able go to the game. (give up;
reconcile oneself/mind; retire)
2. You should collect your coin collection because
the coins will tarnish quickly. discolourr; dim)
3. Our secretary is a woman with great ability and
vision. (imagination; thing seen; state of such see-
4. His vacation will afford him an excellent oppor-
tunity to rest. (spare money or time; supply; fur-

The Passage Continues nish)
went willingly with the person. He had to I noticed her left hand, it was curled into a fist; her
right hand was wide open and she was pressing 5. My brother is now conn
it hard against her coat. That was funny ha, ha, search foundation. establisht
Grammar l.' y strange; it was real big for her, almost tution; ground on which buili
e a mmfelt sorry for her and be overlaid with others)
thought that she was just asno
Reminder: style, no class. She kept wiping her hand against
An affix is a word part added to the beginning or the coat like she was trying to wipe away some- Fill in the crossword puzzle:
end of a word or root to change its meaning, thing.
'Hey guys, come on, I said, turning around to
A prefix is the name given to a word part added face the other kids I was now standing close to Across
to the beginning of a word or root. her- can't you see she's crying? Leave her alone.' 1. To make amends is to a**
I put my arm around her shoulders and said to her, 5. An adverb that sounds as
A suffix is the name given to a word part which is 'Come on, let's go.' Everyone moved aside for us, were used!
added to the end of a word or roQt. and we walked away. Preposition meaning upor
'What's your name?' I said. She was sobbing, 7. First letter of the alphabet
An affix can be either a prefix or a suffix. but managed to get out a word that sounded some- 8. Means "ahd" in et cetera.
thing like Thelma. 10. To exist is to **

1. untruthful ------ a. without truth
2. overstatement ------ b. act of stating too strongly
3. unhappiness ------ c. state of being sad
4. unwholesome ------ d. not leading to health
5. prepayment ------ e. act of paying in advance
6. reformation ------ f. act or process of changing the shape of
7. dishonourable ------ g. having no honour

She shook her
head, 'No, Zulma.'
'Zulma?' She
shook her head and
wiped her tears with
the backs of her
hands. I thought it a
really strange name,
but I didn't think it was

ected with a new re-
hing of endowed insti-
ding rests; material to

if needle and thread

11. "Half man, half beast" describes a sat".'
1. The plural of ass.
2. Meaning going towards.
3. Answer in the negative.
4. "To e**** into" means to take part in.
9. Short for Territorial Army. Slang for "thanks".
(Not in dictionary.)
10. Rhymes with "buy".

Sunday Chroniclo Septemb~er,18, 2005

Page VII

Hello boys and girls,
Welcome to our Mathematics columns. Always
try to use in your everyday life whatever you
have learnt or else you will quickly lose your
capacity to remember it. Love you.
Reminder: You can use a decimal to name a frac-
- If you divide a plot of land into ten equal parts, one
of those parts is called one tenth. The whole plot is
equal to ten tenths.
Three of ten tenths can be written as 0.3.
3.7 = 3 and 7 tenths
5.2 = 5 and 2 tenths
7.6 = 7 and 6 tenths

Written as a decimal:
1.6/10 =0.6
2.4/10 = 0.4
3.8/10 =0.8
4. 2 3/10= 2.3
5. 57/10=5.7; .
6.236/10=2316 '.
7. 5 tenths = 05
8. 2and 6 tenths= 2.6
9. 16 and 4 tenths = 16.4
10. 4 and 7 tenths = 4.7 '
11. five tenths = 0.5
12.1 tenth = 0.1

Reminder: use a decimal when a Whole is divided
into hundredths.
When a whole is divided into one hundred equal
parts, one part is called one hundredths and the
whole is called 100 hundredths.
A decimal written as 0.05, should be read off as five
1.17 should be read off as one and seventeen hun-

Completed sets:
1. 2.65 = 2 and 65.hundredths
2. 11.02 = 11 and 2 hundredth

Written as a decimal:

3. 58/100 = 0.58
4. 63/100 = 0.63
5.12/100 = 0.12

The value of the boldface digits:
1. 7.75 = 5 hundredths; 0.05
2. 89.7 = 7 tenths; 0.7
3. 0.9147 = 4 thousandths = 0.004
4. 18.9754 = 4 ten thousandths = 0.0004
The word name:
5. 069.004 = 69 and 4 thousandths
6. 24.46 = 24 and 46 hundredths
7. 0.0008 = 8 ten thousandths

The decimal as a fraction or mixed number:

Decimal Fraction Mixed Number
1.0.9 9/10 ?
2.7.5 ? 7 5/10 = 7 Y
3. 0.64 64/100 ?
4. 0.53 53/100 ?
5.38.723 ? 38723/1000
6. 0.764 764/1000 ?
7.71.907 ? 71907/1000
8. 0.0009 9/10000 ?

Conversion of Decimals to Fractions to lowest Terms

Reminder: A decimal can always be converted to
a fraction.

Example 1

0,32 = 32/100= 8/25 (reduced to its lowest terms)

Note: When you are comparing decimals and frac-
tions, it is best to convert the fraction into a deci-
mal, than to convert the decimal into the fraction.

You must deal only with the decimal part. In other
words, let the whole number alone. 5.02 = 52/100
Fractions in their lowest terms:.

1.0.12 = 12/100 = 3/25
s 4' 2.0.35 = 35/100 = 7/20
is 3.4.75 = 4 75/100 = 4 %
jt 4.6.85 = 6 85/100 = 6 17/20
5. 9.95 = 9 95/100 = 9 19/20
6. 10.22 = 10 11/50
7.29.62 = 29 31/50
8. 24 75 = 24 75/100 = 24 %_...
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6. 19/100 = 0.19
8. 10 4/100 = 10.04
9.3 and 26 hundredths = 3.26 -.,,
10. 8 and 53 hundredths = 8.53 .
11. 4 tens, 5 tenths, 1 hundredths =.4.O~ .
12. 2 ones, 8 hundredths, 3 tenths '-2'
1-3.9 tens, 6 hundredths, 1 tenth = 9.16'.

Weather Records
Write the underlined words as a decimal.
14. The largest raindrop ever recorded weighed fifty
and sixty-seven hundredths grams. (50.67 grams)
15. The greatest rainfall in one day was seventy
three and sixty-two hundredths inches.. (73.62
16. For one year, the record rainfall is one thou-
sand forty-one and seventy-eight hundredths
inches. (1041.78 inches)

-F1ay strict atention nerel

1. Eight hundred and sixteen thousand, two is 816,
2. Eight hundred thousand, fifteen is 800, 015.
3. One million, one thousand, fifty is 1,001,050.
4. One hundred million, seven hundred is
5. The largest number that can be made using the
digits 6, 9, 4, .5 is 9,654.
6. The smallest number that can be made using
the digits 707832 is 203,778.
7. 0.3 multiplied by 10.002 is 3.0006.
8. 30 and 3 hundredths written in decimal is 30.03.
9. 51 and seven tenths written in decimal is 51.7.

10. 25 written in Roman numerals is XXV.
11. 2/15 + 6/15 = 8/15
12. 7/8 + 1/4 1/8 = 8/8 =1.

1. What is seven hundred and thirteen thousand,
2. What is three hundred thousand, eighteen?
3. What is nine million, thirty thousand, ninety?
4. What is three hundred million, seventeen hun-
5. What is the largest number that can be made
using the digits 8, 9, 0, 6, 5?
6. What is the smallest number that can be made
using the digits 9993245?
7. What is 0.2 multiplied by 50.002?
8. What is 35 and one hundredths written in deci-
9. What is 306 and three tenths written in decimal?
10. What is 18 written in Roman numerals?
11. What is 7/15 + 4/15?
12. Whatis 7/9+ 1/18 /9

Bonito's Place
The chart below shows how many mangoes, veg-
etable salads, and cold juices were sold at Bonito's
Place during July, August and September.

Item July A/gust S/tembr
mangoes 896 1567 1096
salads 3976 4983 5765
cold juices 2564 2654 2756

Use the chart to answer the questions.
8. How many mangoes and vegetable salads were
sold in July?
9. Were more cold juices sold in July or August?
10. Were more mangoes and vegetable salads sold
in August or September?
11. How many cold juices were sold in August and
1.2. How many vegetable salads were sold in Sep-
tember over July?
Is. Howwere sold in July
n HOW m:--j-
-..anAugCust? :
14. How many mangoes were sold in July to Sep-

Keeping in Touch
Mandy is going to make a counter top by covering a
good-sized piece of wood with small tiles. Each
tile is square centimeter. How many tiles does
she need?

We can find the area of a rectangle by multiplying.

Area = length X width (breadth)
Area = 25 cm X 12 cm
= 300 square centimeters
Mandy needs (300 divided by 4) tiles, where each
tile measures 4 square centimeters.

Measure a counter top in your kitchen or some other
rectangle and find the number of tiles needed to
cover it. Each tile measures 2.5 cm2.

SundaV' ~ --~~ -~-:---- ---- ------Cb I O 1'a-e -

'When Jazz meets Brazil'.

CD. Sony Music Entertainment, 2001

tropical Brazilian jazz
harmonies and
melodies which
breathed fresh life into
international jazz, is
relevant beyond Brazil
because it is based on a
much-needed joyful
reverence for all things
natural, organic, light-
hearted, and
exuberantly optimistic.
This CD's anthology of
such music is a beautiful
collector's item which features
14 superb examples of jazz vo-
cals/instrumentals by Brazilian
and international jazz artistes
who appreciate and contribute
to this original South American
What makes Brazilian jazz
composers and musicians

unique or original, is their abil-
ity to make musical art that
represents their nation as a co-
hesive whole, comprised of di-
verse native indigenous, Euro-
pean and African musical quali-
ties long embedded in this
continent's history.
To use such rooted qualities
in a progressive manner, beyond
Folk Music traditions, is what
brought recognition to Brazilian
jazz artistes and Brazil as an au-
thentic national culture. For ek-
ample, let us consider the flute,
all sorts of them, made of bone,
bamboo, clay, wood, metal. The
flute is the origin or basis of all
original South American music,
first created by native tribes in
every South American country
and region. With the Portuguese
and Spanish came the guitar,
other string instruments, the pi-
ano, trumpet, saxophone, etc.,
With the Africans came the abil-
ity to construct all sorts of
drums, congas, and percussion
objects. The eventual combina-
tion of all these musical objects,

V .-

AIRTO Moreira and wife, Flora Purim in the 1980s.


Tenders are hereby in-ited for the Transportation of
Bagged Sugar from Enmore Estate to shipping ports' in

Tenders should include rate per bag or rate per trip.

All tenders must be submitted in a-sealed envelope
clearly marked "Tender for the transporting of Bagged
Sugar" and must be placed in the tender box located at the
Finance Office.LBI Estate not later that 4. pm on

Tender Document and other information can be obtained
from the Factory Manager, ema-il
malcolm@guystco.eomn; Tel. No. 270-670,1 2.

The estate reserves ,ie'iighdto accepu[or reject an3r or all
of the tenders without assigning' any reason or riot
necessarily award to the lowvsr bid. '

as well as other- brought b\
other cultures to South America.
led to a fresh ,itle of modern
jazz, based. not. simply on
melody and fornimal theor,. but
on the ability to e oke hunian
and geographic moods. Thi,
musical acconipli;hinent nitu-
rally attracted oiher ,'
human harmon).
The first tune on the CD is
called 'Brazilian Sugar', but it
is written by the Afro-American
electric pianist George Duke,
who, with various Brazilian and
other musicians, creates an airy,

buoyant instrumental which
evokes a very appealing tropi-
cal mood. Central to the tune is
Brazilian jazz vocalist Flora
Purim, who uses her voice only
to hum, in a soothing, undulat-

ing, rhythmic fashion. I
This vocal style of Purim's,
though first explored by the
great jazz vocalist Ella
Fitzgerald, is really used in a
manner which is rooted in South -

Please turn to page XII




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

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

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

Submissions for corrections, objections and/or counter claims to the Preliminary List will
be accepted as scheduled below:
Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission's Field Office pn the Right Bank, Bonasika
River from Monday; September 5, 2005 to Tuesday, October 4, 2005 during the
hours of 8.30 am 4.30 pm daily (except on National Holidays).
Guyana Lands & Surveys Commission Sub-Office at Crane, West Coast Demerara,
Monday, September, 5, 2005 to Tuesday, October 4, 2005 during Office hours on
Monday to Fridays.

Areas Scheduled for this exercise are:

;, -Left Bank, Bonasika River
* Plot 353 Right Bank, Bonasika River.

DATED: August 29,2005.

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By Terrence Roberts


866day' Chchrbil!loS;otamb& 1*181,02~006.

Sunday Chronic

By Bina Mahabir

Gerry Gouveia

By Chamanlall Naipaul

aircraft pilots
and/or their
passengers survive
serious crashes.
But. 11 years ago, on this
-very day, one of Guyana's fin-
est and most experienced avia-
tors miraculously escaped the
clutches of death, virtually un-
scathed by aircraft accident stan-
dards, after enduring a 15-hour
ordeal all alone and in a semi-
conscious state in one of

consecutive days. and being dis-
creet about it, to boot, since the
workers were very agitated. Dur-
ing all that time, he said, he had
hardly slept and had eaten very
little food.
On the day in question, he'd
left Ogle at around 6:30am and
was returning late into the night,
when all of a sudden, he began
to feel unwell.
"I suddenly began loosing
consciousness," he said, "and in
that semi-conscious state, I
realized that I could not control
the aircraft anymore and that I
was going to crash. I

Second World War. which was to
tilt the plane in such a way as it
landed on the side furthest from
the pilot; this being the right
side; in the event of a crash.
He was attempting to do
just this, he said, when "-' heard
the loudest and most violent
sound in my life." The sound he
heard was the descending aircraft
coming into contact with the

'Ter adt b ore iin ntrenio hihsae
m;lf.had 30u ndfl ta ws oigt
die soItokotm00 r-rcre. hc Iawy
hae it m wenf-in andreoredamesg
tom if n farnl. apti ~r o

Guyana's densest jungles.
Captain Gerry Gouveia was
that fortunate man to have lived
to tell the tale after his plane
came down over Demerara, a few
miles away from the Amerindian
settlement, Santa Mission, en
route to the Ogle airstrip from
the Omai Gold Mines, some 160
km from the city on the upper
-Essequibo River.
Recalling the incident,
Gouveia said:
"There had to be some di-
vine intervention which saved
my life. I had given up and felt
that I was going to die, so I took
out my micro-recorder, which I
always have with me when fly-
ing. and recorded a message to
my wife and family."
How did this drama unfold?
As Gouveia recalls, there
was a strike on at the mine,
whereby the workers were pro-
testing the shortage of food. As
such, he was tasked with airlift-
ing some in to the mine, shuttling
between OgJe and Omai forgive

self I was going to die."
He gave as the reason for his
suddenly fallingill an attack of
stomach cramps which were
caused by not eating regularly or
adequately, and the fatigue of
flying over such an extended pe-
riod without taking a rest.
He recalled that on the day
of the crash, he had eaten rather
heavily, which may have been
responsible for his stomach act-
ing up the way it did, as it may
have been having problems ad-
justing from too little or no food
at all, to too much.
Dismissing as fallacy an
old saying many believe is
true, he said: "People say that
when you are about to die, you
see before you all that hap-
pened in your life. That is a
lie. What came to me was my
training as a pilot"
He remembered an RAF
(Royal Air Force) pilot telling
him during one of his many train-
ing stints in Northern Ireland
about a technique he and his col-
leagues had developed during th

trees in the dense jungle.
Surprisingly, the plane did
not go up in flames as antici-
pated, and neither did his side
of the cockpit sustain much
damage even lbouchr the rest of
the plane was a wreck.
As he passed his hand
across his right cheek, however.
he felt a wetness, which he, in
his dazed state, mistakenly as-
sumed was his brain leaking out
of his cranium. "So I lited my
head to the left to prevent it
from coming out." He would later
learn that the wetmess he'd felt
was not his brain but the blood
from his injuries.
Finding his emergency kit
somehow, he managed to send
off an emergency signal (ELT),
. with which all aircraft are
;"- i in case of an emer-

agency so as to help would-be
rescuers locate them.
Mindful. too, that the plane
could go up in flames at any
minute, he also disconnected its

'People say that when
you are about to die
you see before you all
that.happened in your
life. That is a lie. What
came to me was my
training as a pilot.'
Captain Gerry

battery and took whatever other.
precautionary measures he could
manage. Having done all this, he
settled down for the night, fore-
going all thoughts of lighting a
fire to help keep away the vam-
pire bats and various bugs he
hiad to contend with and at the
same time attract the attention of
aircraft passing overhead, lest
the plane caught afire.
He would later learn that an
American had picked up his
emergency signal, but because
their tracking was 12 miles off
target the rescuer party which
had been out searching for him
could not locate him.
As such, he had had to
spend the nighi in the jungle, un-
til help came the next morning
when his location was ascer-
tained and he was rescued with
the aid of the residents from
nearby Santa Mission.
Throughout the ordeal, he
said, the one thing that kept him
going was his undying faith in
his wife Debbie, also a pilot,
whom he felt would be able to
handle the situation because she
always kept her cool in times of
stress and tension.
And so today Captain
Gonveia is still here with us
to relive the memory of an in-
credible brash with death.

LICIOUSLY tantalizing
smell of duck curry
West Indian style filled
the warm air causing
mouths to water in the
quiet but beautiful
Rosedale Park in
As competitors and their
supporters flocked the various
tents to prepare their curries, the
quiet of the park was trans-
formed into a lively concert-hall
setting, with the pulsating
rhythms of contemporary Indian
music blaring out from huge
The event was the famous
Duck Curry Competition held
during the Labour Day
weekend for Guyanese and
others of West Indian extract
based here in New York to
enjoy a fun outing .cooking
duck, listening to music,
dancing, drinking, hanging out
with family and friends and,
of course, eating the spicy
fare prepared by the 39
Everything was in favour of
the contest, the first of its kind
to be held in 'The Big Apple'.
The weather was fabulous, the
participants were skilled cooks,
the organizers did a fantastic job
getting the word out, and the
people turned out in the hun-
dreds. Best of all, admission was
The competition kicked off
around 1:30 pm. and partici-
pants were given two hours in
which to finish their curries. De-
spite the excitement and nervous
tension that were all part of the
competitive spirit, participants
had to make sure the nicely
chopped chunks of meat were
simmering in the rich aromatic
-West Indian-style massala gravy
and tender, as in easy on the

The main 'r_"apier and chief-
judge of Ln. .r .v ., p.,.puiar
GuyanesL ,-w.iL. .rn
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the fun venrurcL
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Ahmad Gr,-..up ,-. C,,nipjraes:'
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Patan & Son; Regano & Regar .
Stonewall Contracting; ard Safe
Watch Data & SecLui-i.
The spo r' i, Ii.' h ,,Ire tih
financial cos' t ithe r, eii were
responsible lo: ..:cunn-* the nec-
essary permit troni [tie Park':.
Department ir .the ground, in-
forming the local police of the
event, organizing the 30-odd
tents, chairs and tables for par-
ticipants and revelers, hiring The
Angels Band and DJs, and get-
ting people to set up before, and
clean up after, the competition.
Persaud, better known as
'King' wherever he goes, said
that after participating in a simi-
lar event in Trinidad and To-
bago, where the idea originated,
he was inspired to introduce it
to Guyana where he has been
organising Duck Curry competi-
tions. for the past three years.
The grand finale, which is held
in the capital, Georgetown, is
usually preceded by preliminary
competitions all across the coun-
Seeing that New York is
one of his key overseas mar-
kets, he thought that holding
such an event was a good way
of giving back something to
the community for their un-

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elected from a wide cross-section
of professionals in the Queens
"The panel of judges had dif-
ferent opinions; they were
young and old, males and fe-
males" and their decision was fi-
nal. Persaud noted, adding: "The
competition was very competi-
Shawn Balgobin, a
Trinidadian, copped the first
prize of US$1,000, while
Guyanese-born Dhanpaul
Singh carted off the second

prize of US$500. Third place
prize of US$250 went to Ri-
chard Balgobin; while
Kaieteur Restaurant grabbed
the fourth place prize of
US$100. In fifth place was
Buddy Persaud who won
himself US$50. Each of the
five winners were awarded
trophies, while each contes-
tant was given a certificate of
Danny Basil, who hails
from Blairmont, on the West
Bank Berbice and was one of

the contenders, said: "I reaii
like the competition. It was a
fun full day [with] a lot of
merriment and lai'julr-
For Hitlall, a Queens real es--
tate magnate, it was a day he
would always remember.
"It's a day where al the
people could come out and have
a family fun day." He, too. said
that the central theme o0 the
competition was to give back
something to the NY Guvanese
community without asking for
anything in return.

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stinting support and loyalty
over the years. As such, he dis-
cussed the idea with Hitlall
and a few other friends and
together they decided to go
ahead with staging the compe-
Elated by the success of this
their first venture, Persaud said
"the response was good for the
first time out. We plan on mak-
ing it an annual affair."
Before the competition was
over, word got around that the
Duck Curry Competition turned
out to be a great event and
people were singing its praises.
Asked what he thought was
the recipe for success at the
Duck Curry Competition,
Persaud was quick to reply:
"It's free entrance and great en-
tertainment," adding that "the
competition is meant to be a
family outing" and that since
Guyanese are "family-oriented",
it was a perfect event for them.

4' 44

He estimates the event attracted
close to 7000 patrons.
The hot tassa drum, a
prominent entertainment
feature in the Guyana compe-
tition, was sadly missing at
the New York end. Persaud
owns a tassa group called
'King's Tassa Group' and the
players usually sizzle the
gathering with the scintillat-
ing tassa beats at the Guyana
Duck Curry Competition.
However, in New York, orga-
nizers had little time to do in-
depth planning and the price
to hire a tassa group was ex-
Also, in Guyana partici-
pants use firesides and dry
wood to cook their curries. Here,
participants were forced to use
gas stoves. Lighting fires in
parks or public places for the
purpose of cooking are prohib-
ited by NY State law.
Persaud lamented the fact
that not many West Indian res-
taurants took part in the compe-
tition. Those that participated
were the West Indian Roti Shop,
Kaieteur Restaurant, Bamboo
Garden and Rockaway Roti
The criteria for judging
were taste (the best flavoured
curry), texture (the tender-
ness of the duck, that is, to
identify the most succulent
duck curry) and aroma (the
smell of the duck curry after
it is cooked). Ten points were
awarded each category.
Of the 11 judges, a few were
assigned to taste the curry, an-
other couple was asked to judge
the tenderness of the duck and
the rest were charged with se-
lecting the best aromatic flavored
curry. The points were then tal-
lied and the competitor with the
highest score won.
The judges, among them
Davindra, Krish Charran, Dr
Sohan, Anjee Singh, Kawal,
Totaram and Ray All, were se-




To Mr & Mrs Shameeza and Ezra Baptist who cel-
ebrated their 2nd anniversary of love on August 28,
greetings from their relatives, and friends.
-.-. .:


Best Wishes for a long and happy married life are
going out to Raquel and Bryan Rodie of New York
who celebrated their first wedding anniversary last

I Congrats!I

Albeit belatedly, from sons Avinand, Vidyanand, A
Ishwarnand, and Jaianand to Mr and Mrs Parmanand C es. I
Sukhu of Better hope, East Coast Demerara who To Mr & Mrs lan Roache who celebrate their 14th
celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary last wedding anniversary on.Thursday.,from, heir lvingI
i Tuesday. children Natasha and Nehemiah. relatives and friends.
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He said later that the
organizers. are thinking about
taking, the .Duck Curry
Competition to Florida and other
states is the USA where West
Indians are settled, and that
plans are also, in train to make
the New York competition
Sr year."
People came from En-
giand, Canada, Jamaica, the
West Indies.. Miami, Washing-
ton D.C:. and Trinidad and
T.'.- ." to be a part of the


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From page IX
Amniencan naue Indian chants
and lullablie One of her first
vocal tunes to e.oke this ,sile
is ');.)n re Etervrhinng'. from
Chick Corea's "Return to For-
ever' group, also 'Captain Mar-
vel ..ijth the same group [n
these tunes. Purim uses her
voice in an a iazingl\ '.ersatile
mariner simple b \ hunining
phr-.,es ,'er and oier a,_ain .:,
entin2' [he '.,, o on a high hrill-
in piItch olI hr "oice Bil
iam, 5,, .i' is j tune tI be inr the
da', ..,ih. lsten to while in the
kitchen c.'okire or baking .r
whlil ,imrripl\ rela.'in.
The secondd tune on the CD
istal.led Lait Fle,'." b\ Brazil-
ian il, si Deodalo. h. coni-
bin.-' his nppling electric piano
with tlutc, congas, and percus-
sion to gr e s a perfect e\aniple
of ho'.. European Latiin influ-
ences combined % ilih indigenous
and nrican South Xmencan in-
strunienits can create outstand-
ing modern tropical jazz The
third tune is *Beauty and the

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INTERNATIONAL musical travelers 01 to r): Airto: Ndugu
Chandler: Raul de Souza; Miros lav Virluous: Flora Purim:
George Duke. and Cannonball Adderley
.' b', \a. ne Shorter ir:inquil ,imbhjnce j.socit.,ted
lake fronr m his LP ,\ i .' ih lilc in reni,ae nali.e il-
Da, ri' toutll\ inspired bh IL aes in Slouth .* nenca
Brazil '. tropicality. like another A- .ited before. good jazz
LP of his called ',ll,/:- G ..i.' c an e aoke and celebrate the
Shonrer's clear. auile tenor sa\ is t1esh and spirit of all htie it h-
hacked b\ conga rhythms out the use ,fi ocrds To of
majnl. and e'okej an amazing the next tune, doi just tha .
sensual rriood of Ionre meander- be.iutifull', Antonio Carlos
ing niers, iild a.unmal.. dartng Jobim's '7ele:a il-, L,,e" cre-
about or stalking, and a lazy ates a vitally soothing relaxed



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Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation.

A) Autoclave/Sterilization Tapes and Bowie Dick Sheets
B) Cleaning Supplies
C) Laboratory Supplies
D) Pathology Supplies
E) Printed Forms
F) Printing Cartridges
G) Stationery Supplies
H) Sterilization Wraps
1) Sterilization Pouches
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Tenderers can bid on any or all of the above-mentioned works

2. Tender Documents can be obtained from the Cashier,. Finance Department of the
Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, New Market Street, from 09:00 Mrs to
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3. Each Tender must be enclosed inia sealed envelope which does not in any way identify
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4. Tenders must be addressed to The Chairman, National Procurement & Tender
Administration Board, Ministry of Finance, and must be placed in the Tender Box
situated at the Ministry of Finance, Main & Urquhart Streets, Georgetown not later
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Tenders will be opened immediately after the closing periods. Tenderers or their
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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,
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6. The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation does not bind itself to accept the lowest
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romantic atmosphere, as this
great Brazilian pianist/coriposer
performs along with others on,
guitar, flute, trombone, and percus-
sion. Stan Getz, on the other hand,
plays 'Falsa Bahiana' on his tenor
sax in a swift zestful manner ac-
companied by a samba/bossa nova
rhythm section.
Paul Winter along with
Brazilian vocalist Carlos Lyra,
delivers a beautifully cool clas-
sic bossa nova tune called 'Voce
E Eu', co-written by famous
Brazilian diplomat/composer,
De Moraes, and played by pi-
ano, guitar, and percussion by
Winter and friends. But one of
the best tunes on this essential,
CD is the instrumental piece
titled 'Creek', by the leading
Brazilian percussionist/com-
poser Airto Moreira, taken
from his first LP, titled 'Free'.
This tune is perfect evidence of
tropical jazz instrumentals
which evoke perfectly and ex-
citingly the rhythms of local ge-
ography. The tune simply
bubbles, flows, drips in endless
variations, like the sound of
creek water making its way over

rocks, sand, moss, etc. On this
great tune, Airto uses one of the
best flautists, the American Joe
Farrell, who, along. with
Hubert Laws, has come to de-
fine the essence of South Ameri-
can moods on the flute. Farrell
also plays an amazingly lyrical
soprano sax on this tune, com-
bined with Airto's diverse per-
cussion sounds, Deodato on
electric piano, and Ngudu wak-
ing up his drums. By making
Farrell's lush rushing flute central
to 'Creek, Airto asserts the ancient
SouthAmerican reliance on the flute
as a precious instrument our first
native peoples use& in dialogue
with the spirits of elemental and
earthly existence.
There are several other
beautiful and exciting tunes on
this CD, like Josee Koning's
'One Note Samba', Astrud
Gilberto's 'Zazueira', Terence
Blanchard's cool tropical
.sound on 'Aparecida', Miles
Davis' weird and haunting 'Nem
Um Talvez', and the brilliant
new young Brazilian male jazz
vocalist, Djavan, .who simply
surprises with his tune 'Lu,'..

However, one tune that really
stands out with classic artistry
is Sarah Vaughan's stunning
vocal on 'Nothing Will Be As It
Was', written by Brazilians, and'
performed on Sarah's totally
Brazilian CD near the end of her
life in the 1980s. Here, Vaughan,
one of the greatest singers that
ever lived, shocks us with her
still dominant, clear and fresh,
ageless voice which stretches
out its deep Afro beauty to sing
'Tell Me When WillIBe With My
People', and repeat the beauti-
ful poetic line: 'Holding on to a
teardrop of sun in the mouth of
the night'. Vaughan is held up
high with tenor sax, guitar, per-
cussion and drums.
The final tune that must be
mentioned is Weather Report's
'Jungle Book' composed by Joe
Zawinul, and it is this final tune
that takes us right back to pre-
Columbian or even prehistoric
times in South America, where
a native melody of sounds and
voices slowly rises to end the CD
in a stunning percussive conga'
crescendo of unforgettable tropi-
cal modem jazz.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified
persons to fill the following vacancies:


Should possess the following:

a. Sound Secondary education
b. Be able-bodied
c. At least two years experience
d. Be between the ages of 25 and 45 years.

Applications with detailed
addressed to:

resume should be

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Guyana Rice Development Board'
11,6-117 Cowan Street
Kingston .


Sund Chroni emr 18 0 P.e ll1 -

Hello boys and girls,
It's good to meet again with you today. To-
day we'll be looking plants (How is Water
given off by Plants?).


How Is Water given off by Plants?

What else can leaves do for plants? Knowing
they manufacture food for the plants by the pro-
cess, which is called photosynthesis.

Let's find out how this is done by conducting a
little experiment.

An experiment

Things you need
* Twine or string
* Plastic bags
* Two potted plants

1. Water the soil of each potted plants, us-
ing the same amount or measurement of water.
2. Place the potted plants each into plastic
bags and tie the necks using the strings or twine.
3. Place another plastic bag around the
shoot part of one of the plants.
4.. Take out all the leaves from the second
plant and place a plastic bag round the stem.
Tie it with a string.
5. Place the two plants where they can get
6. What have you see (observed)?

The results for this experiment will be given next


Here is another experiment for you to try.

Experiment # 1: Take a large test-tube,
and roll up some newspaper so that it fits in
exactly, with some space in the centre. Half-
fill the tube with water, and shake it so that
the paper becomes thoroughly wet. Now take
three or four seeds which have been soaked
for an hour, and push them between the pa-
per and the glass of the tube or any similar
container. You will be able to see what hap-
pens to them.

p^<3i<^. Hello boys and girls, ach is divided into four separate parts.
Welcome to this Social Studies input. If you find / Some animals are night animals and other
that in a study group it is difficult to recall quickly are day animals. Animals like the tiger can see wh
most of what you were trying to learn, do not de- there is a little light, so they can hunt and feedI
spair. There are ways that you, too, can learn at night. They however, cannot feed i .*- ....~
your own pace. Be careful, n6w! Love you. ydark. t__ -rg-ammaals that have webbed
Bye. .....- -wings quite different from birds' wings. They ca
fly in a pitch dark environment. They sleep hangi=
o,-rWEEfK upside-down with their wings wrapped around the
Animals (continued) bodies.
Some points about animals:
V Lions, tigers and otters are hunters, so they
have strong jaws and teeth. IN THIS WEEK
/ All animals that live by hunting have canine Animals (Continued)
teeth. Storing Food
V Rodents include rats, mice, rabbits, hares, Camels store food in their bodies. When came
squirrels, beavers, hamsters and porcupines.. ... .. .. are travellii
/ Rodents live on roots, nuts, and some of them across th
insects. They have long, sharp, and chisel-like teeth desert, th
for cracking and gnawing. ofter have
V Rabbits and hares have large, round eyes at go with
the top of their heads, and very sensitive ears be- food for
cause they are hunted by other animals. .number-
V The dog has very keen hearing. It hears day's'
sounds that are too shrill for human beings to hear.- they sto
/ Animals with hooves are called ungulates. emerge
/ Ungulates live on grass, leaves and a veg- supplies in their humps. The dromedary or Arabi;
etable diet, so they do not need sharp flesh-tearing camel has a single hump and the Bactrian carr
teeth, or long, sharp front teeth. They do have fairly has a double hump. In these humps are stores
sharp teeth at the front, and flat chewing teeth at fat which the body can absorb as food and drii
the back, and a strong tongue to help them eat when necessary.
/ The ox and cow; the goat, sheep and deer Making Homes
are mammals known as ruminants. Their stom- Mammals which live in large groups such as de

do not need a home of their own. Some other mam-
mals live as solitary animals. They have their inde-
pendent family life and make a home. Some oth-
ers are neighbourly. The rabbits live well as
neighbours. They have many families living to-
gether and
Lrs nevy b,-
en barrels!
by -Some other
_....animals like
ed the beavers
an make their
eg, homes in
e fairly deep water. The entrances to their homes
are holes under the water, and so they are safe from
their enemies. Gorillas build their nest in trees with
a platform of branches and knotted creepers.

ls Instinct and Knowledge
Animals behave to a certain extent byinstifct. In-
ng stinct is a sense, or knowledge, to act in a certain
way because their ancestors have done itf.ormany
e. generations. A dog will bark at a strange sound by
wto instinct. If any animal falls into water, it sWims to
shore. It knows what to do by its instindtlto save its
of life. -
o. Not all animals are bom with that skill to swi:i nSome
re of them need to be taught. The otter teaches its
baby to swim. Take a look at them in theZoological
cy Park.
e Some young animals need to be taught to hunt, like
of the cat. Look how a mother cat teaches her kittens
nk to chase their tail in play. That act is the learning-
to-hunt act. She will then introduce them to. the
mouse and show them what to do.' Lions and ti-
gers teach their cubs to hunt so that they will not
s, starve in the wild.

qnay, ChronicleSeptember 18, 2005


The seed lies be-
tween the paper
and the glass of-. '
the tube.

A cow pea seed
starting to germi-

Ginger and ti-
ger-nuts can be
planted in a tin or
beaker containing
moist sand.
Plant some
other seeds of the
same kind in moist
soil, in plant-pots
or boxes. Water
them regally. They
will be needed
later in the term.


TExp I called to enquire after his health, never, never maKe a Tine gesture."'
The Mango Tree (a) Because he was an invalid he could not see 2. Daddy once said, "My aunt used to say, 'Never
Forty miles south of Port of Spain, the town of San me for long when I called to enquire after his health. look a gifted horse in its mouth.'"
Femando is built picturesquely around a hill, so that the (b) Being an invalid, he could not see me for 3. Her friend said, "Last night in my sleep I heard a
hill itself rises like a giant monument from the centre of. long when I called to enquire after his health. voice say, 'Come dance with me.'"
the town, and can be seen even from a distance of sixty 2. He met her. He was an impressionable young
miles on a clear day. Because of the undulating charac- man with very little sense. He imagined at that time
terofthe land, the houses stand on tall posts, and whether that he was in love with her. GRAMMAR
you approach the town from the north or south or east 3. The monkey seized the banana. The banana Agreement of Subject and Verb
it is bounded by the sea on the west you climb uphill was offered to it. It tore off the skin and ate the Reminder:
steeply and then plunge, as it were, into the heart of the banana. The singular form of the verb is used with a singu-
town, flashing by canfields thatfalsely look level with the 4. The young wife wanted to be near her mother., lar subject. The plain form of the verb is used with
eye. She persuaded her husband to move to her home a plural subject. If the verb is a form of to be, then
About a mile from the sea there is a little mound town. She persuaded him a year after their mar- is and was are used with a singular subject; are and
known as Mount Moriah, and it is a beautiful spot, riage. were with a plural subject.
with the winds from across the green plains always 5. He heard the sound of a shot. He looked out of
blowing and moving the guava and mango trees, the window. He saw a man running. He joined in 1. Have you ever dived off the high board?
and then sweeping down on the town with scent of the chase. 2. Sally doesn't like beef.
fruit blossoms before it spreads out low and went 3. Are you ready to beat the drums?
in gusts across the Gulf of Paria, turning the water Comprehension 4. The smoke signals are coming from South
into a field of shimmering silver. TkoosMeae Sophia.
Despite the unproductive aspect of the soil it was in spite of what has recently been done to combat 5. You were wrong, weren't you?
brittle in the dry season and clayey in the wet the the threat of the locusts they remain a menace to 6. They were in charge of the spending.
few croppers on Mount Moriah managed to earn a the entire food supply of a quarter of the world. One 7. I am going to try for a scholarship.
living from the unpromising earth. Where the land trouble with them is the sped with which they breed. 8. They go to the Beacon Foundation sewing class.
wasn't cleared for tilling, thick bushes lay luxuriantly, And the more they breed, the more they eat; and 9. The teacher doesn't want any gifts for the show.
giving the hill the appearance of a heavy green blan- the more they eat, the more they breed. 10. We like sandwiches and chocolate.
ket hung out for some sun. The area was owned Sometimes in a breeding area there are as many
by an estate proprietor who was surprised when as five thousand eggs to the quarter yard. And if
people offered to rent small plots of his wild land. you remember that a breeding area may cover Revision
As far as he was concerned, it was enough that nearly two thousand acres, you will begin to see 1. Supply the correct preposition in each of the sen-
fifty acres were neglected until that part of the is- the size of the problem. A large swarm, migrating tences below:
land was being developed, when he hoped to get a from one of these breeding grounds, may number a) I am ashamed ..... my failure in the competi-
good price for his land if the government began to five hundred million and be capable of destroying tion.
build houses and roads. an area of two hundred square miles. b) He takes great pride .... his appearance.
Anyone who took the trouble to fight through the The destruction caused by a swarm of locusts has c) I apologise .... my carelessness.
bushes had access to the groves of guava and to be seen to be believed. A small dark cloud ap- d) Every girl was provided .... a pair of scissors.
mango that grew wild. pears on the horizon; it grows in size until the sun e) The defendant protested .... the long impris-
One afternoon a group of boys ran away from school is darkened by the flying insects. If the swarm onment imposed on him.
and went to roam in the bushes. They climbed a settles, the sky is no longer blotted out, but instead f) Some English words are derived .... French.
,mango tree and ate the ripe fruit until they couldn't the field, which a moment ago was green, is thick g) The three girls are so much alike, I cannot dis-
eat any more. Then they began wantonly to pick with brown crawling locusts. They eat slowly, but tinguish .... them.
the mangoes and throw them away, competing to thoroughly. Before long every sign of green has h) I congratulate you .... passing your Mathemat-
'Ot6ne Mrowthe farthest. vanished from the field and it has become a desert. ics test.
a ripe mango with suc -roT ach and hurled A swarm may take hours to pass a given point, may
ance and slipped and fell to the ground. Luc e as much as sixty males wide. It flies slowly, at
fall was broken by a limb below him. distances. n hour, but can cover. immense 2. Use the past tense of the verb and a preposition
The ripe mango described a turn and a twist as it miles from its breeding ground ourthousand to make a phrasal verb in each of the following sen-
- shot through the air, leaving a descending wake of seen at sea, over a thousand miles fromland, an- ces below:
yellow juice. The boy had thrown skillfully from that other has been known to cross a range of moun- the need for ar he police commissioner hint.
difficult position, not up in the air like the others but tains fifteen thousand feet high. b) After several attempts I give a
away from him, and the mango traveled a full eighty No wonder that men find it difficult and costly to deal into a institution.
yards over bush and bramble before it fell near a with the threat of the locus. But that it can be dealt c) Jenny pay her debts promptly.
cleared piece of land. with is shown but the fact that, but for the cam- d) Before they left the cottage they dispose all
The land was filled by Ma Procop, an old Negro paign waged in America, farming would have been the furniture.
woman who lived alone in a hut in the valley.... virtually imputable in six states where now the lo- e) Fanny does not eat meat. For years she live
cust is no longer a menace. fruit and nuts.

Suppose this is the way you have chosen to begin
;your story, continue writing and complete it how-
ever you think it fitting.
think k on these questions. What aspects) would
u. develop? Why?, ,-. ...

l;s~ is surely g,
..y i~4 ftfitiodn'of your sente..
rent d .'f sentences makes wra
Riestin .Lo'6k at the excerpt again to!se R i0ps
"of sentences the writer used. Read What6u wrote
for your first draft. What kinds of sentences did
you use?. Is there enough variety?
Hiskdse : Rewrite the following groups
of sentences using a participial phrase and/or a
subordinate clause of time or cause in each. The
first one is done for you.
1. He was an invalid. He could not see me for long.

1. Which part of the world is troubled by locusts?
2 How much space is needed for 5,000 locust
3. If locusts eat slowly, how is it that a field is quickly
stripped bare?
-.*.an a swarm fly fast? .
What fact shows that thelp0cust menace can be.
Pdealt with? ,'
'. Suggest other words or phrases that can be used
in the place of the following iwrds in the passage:
menace, virtually, migrating, blotted out.
7. Summarize the passage in not more than 120

Reminder: A quotation within a quotation
1. My teacher smiled and replied, "It was Sarah
Bernhardt who said, 'An artist with short arms can

f) This supermarket come new management last
g) The supermarket assistant wrap the parcel.
h) They agree what the last speaker said.

3. Join each pair of sentences, using a conjunc-

a) I was ill.
I managed to crawl to the doctors office.
b) asked the manager vWhy the inspection was
He did not rep
c) Because of hi injuries she could not sing.
She could not 3wim.
d) We shall be able to have a good holiday in De-
We can save enough money.
e) The candidates put down their pens.
The invigilator -:old them to stop writing.

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IN 1976, the Full Court ruled
that a magistrate hadj erred in
his conclusion thatia document
was inadmissible, but the Court
of Appeal held that the Full
Court was- wrong .d ordered
that the magistrates decision be
restored. I
In arriving a a decision,
Justices of Appeal. Messrs Vic-
tor Crane, R H Ltckhoo and
Dhan Jhappan, t6 k into ac-:
count, among oth6r'things, the
natural.and ordinary meaning
and interpretation of the par- t
ncular statute as expressed by,
'Parliament. '
According to the records,
the matter has its origins in an
unlawful assault case in 1973 in
which Hardatt, also called
Ghandie, was charged with un-
lawfully assaulting one Marin
Muthoo, so as to cause him ac-
tual bodily harm. !,
During the course of the
trial, the magistrate admitted
into evidence the medical report
of a registered medical practitio-
ner issued within 48 hours of
his examination of the injuries
found on Muthoo.
In order to rebut Muthoo's
story that the assault was un-
provoked, counsel for the re-
spondent, Mr K A Juman-
Yassin, tendered in evidence a
document purporting to be a re-
port made by the same doctor
and issued within 48 hours of
his examination of injuries
found on the respondent,
Hardatt. As such, proceedings
were never instituted against.
Muthoo. -
The magistrate ruled that
the document wai inadmissible
as the injuries sustained by
Hardatt were not the subject of
a prosecution for a criminal of-
fence and were thus nqt caught
within the ambit !of section 43
(4) of the EvidenCe Act. Chap-
ter 5:03.


irt ruling set O

ate's decision
The magistrate therefore ex- stored.
cluded the contents of the re4 I Delivering the judgi
port from his consideration anc the Appellate Court,
found Hardatt guilty. I Luckhoo said: "The facts
On appeal to the Ful ( rise to this appeal are
Court, it was held that the these.
document was within the'ambi "The respondent
of section 43 (4), and the appeal. charged with the offence
was allowed and the conviction i ing on June 30, 19
and order set aside. i f Leonora, West Coast, De:
The State, represented b' i unlawfully assaulted
Mr George Jackman, then Al-1 Muthoo so as to cause 1
sistant Director of Public Prog-i tual bodily harm, contr
ecutions, appealed from this section 30 (a) of the Su
decision of the Full Court to thel Jurisdiction (Offence
Court of Appeal. Chapter 8-02.
The Appellate Court held: .During the course
(i)' That only a docu- trial, the magistrate adm
ment purporting to be a post- evidence the medical re
mortem report of a duly regis- ,Dr Sahai, a registered r
tered medical practitioner, and a practitioner, issued I
document purporting to be a re- within 48 hours of his ex
port made by a duly registered tion of the injuries fo
medical practitioner within Mari Muthoo.
forty-eight hours of his exami- During cross-exa
nation of any injury or condi- tion of Sergeant of
tion of a person, and which said Primo, a witness for th
injury or condition is the sub- ecution, counsel for I
ject of a prosecution for a crimi- spondent caused to b
nal offence, can be admitted in dered in evidence, th
evidence under section 43 (4) of: that witness, a document
the Evidence Act Chapter 5:03, uplifted by the police
and that accordingly, the ruling of the same doctor, which
the learned Magistrate was right, ported to be a report m
(ii) That there is no am- that doctor and issued
biguity or lack of clarity in the 48 hours of his exam
words used in section 43 (4), of injuries found on 1
which must therefore be given spondent.
their ordinary natural meaning. The object of the c
(iii) -That although the Court -was to show that, far fr
has the power to develop the com- story of Mari Muthoo
mon law in certain cases, this was unprovoked assault on i
not such a case which would jus- ing true, it was Mari
tify judicial extension, the Appel- and his family who had
late Court had said. fully assaulted the respc
(iv) That since the Neither the police
respondent's injuries were not respondent instituted pi
the subject of a prosecution for ings against Mari Muth
a criminal offence, the any assault alleged to ha
respondent's medical was inad- committed by him or
missile, and accordingly, the spondent.".
judgment and order of the Full Continuing with hi
Court would be set aside and the ment, Luckhoo said:
decision of the Magistrate re- "The respondent wa


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ment of
s giving
a was
of hav-
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ary to
l Act,
of the
itted in
port of
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ch pur-
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thoo for
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the re-
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Tenders 4re invited from suitably qualified persons to bid
for Motor Lorry GFF 2777.

This vehicle is being sold "AS IS, WHERE IS". Inspection
can be made by appointment with the Farm Manager on
Telephone Number: 645-0184.

Sealed Bids addressed to the "General Manager" should be
deposited in the Tender Box provided at the Guyana Rice
Development Board (GRDB), Head Office, 116-117 Cowan
Street, Kingston, Georgetown.

Closing date for the receipt of Tenders is September 30,
2005 at 15:30 h (3.30 pm).

GRDB reserves the right to reject the highest or any Bid
without assigning reason thereof.


guilty, and in his reasons for de-
cision, the magistrate with re-
spect to this latter medical re-
port, had said that it Was inad-
missible as the injuries sustained
by the respondent were not the
subject of a prosecution for a
criminal offence and thus the
document was not one caught
within the ambit of the provi-
sions of section 43 (4) of the
Evidence Act. Chapter 5:03'
which read as follows!:
'The provision of this sec-

tion shall, with
a the necessary
LAY apply to a docu-
UA ment purporting
to be a post-
mortem report of duly regis-
tered medical practitioner, and
to a document purporting to be
a report made by such medical
practitioner within 48 hours of
his examination of any injury
received by, or the condition of
a person which is the subject of
a prosecution for a criminal of-
Directing his remarks to the
Full Court, Justice Luckhoo
"In the Full Court, on ap-
peal, the learned judges there
disagreed with the view talten
by theimagistrate and held that
he had misdirected himself when
he stated that the medical report
was inadmissible. The Full
Court came to the conclusion
that it was inadmissible in evi-
dence under the section of the

Act, and that the exclusion by
the magistrate from his consid-
eration of the medical report re-
lating to the injuries which the
doctor had found on examina-
tion of the respondent
amounted to a grave miscarriage
of justice rendering the entire
trial a nullity. The appeal was
accordingly allowed by that
Court and the conviction and or-
der of the magistrate sdt aside."
In conclusion, Justice
Luckhoo declared: 1
"We regret we have to dif-
fer from the learned judges
of the Full Court 'in their
construction of the section
under review.,The appeal is
allowed, the judgment and
the order of the Full Court
are set aside, a:d the deci-
sij! and the order, of convic-
tion made by fhe learned
magistrate are restored, save
that we propose to set aside
the penalty imppsed and to
substitute a reprimand and
discharge in its place."


The Spcial Impact Amelioration. Programme (SIMAP) through the Government of Guyana
has received funding from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for LOW
INCOME HOUSING SCHEMES ELECTRIFICATION. It is intended that part of the proceeds
of this financing be applied to eligible payments for th6 procurement of goods.

The Social Impact Amelioration Programme (SIMAP) ("the Purchaser") therefore invites sealed
bids for the supply of overhead line hardware:

Insulators Pre-form wraps
Aluminum conductors .FCOs
Insulated LV conductors Arrestors
Connectors Fuses

Bidding is open to interested parties from eligible source countries of the IDB, and will be
conducted through the national competitive bidding process. Bidders may obtain further
information and inspect bidding documents at the office of the:
The Procurement Officer
UAEP Project Implementation Unit
.. 232 Middle Street,
Georgetown, Guyana
Tel:592-225-7398, Fax 592-225-7923
A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased on submissionhi
of a written application to the Contracts & Supplies Manager, GPL, 40 Vlain
Street, Georgetown, and a payment of a non-refundable fee of Seven
Thousand Guyana Dollars (7,000GYD).

Bids must be deliveredto the Tender Box at the location below and addressed
as follows: li
National Board of Procurement & Tender Administration
Main & Urquhart Streets
Georgetown, Guyana, South America.
Bids will be opened at a public ceremony in the presence of bidders/representativi
at 09:00 h on Tuesday 11 October, 2005 at the address given above for submission
of bids

Bidders registered in Guyana must submit Inland Revenue (IRD) and National
Insurance (NIS) compliance certificates to indicate that income tax and insurance
obligations have been met.

Bids may be sent in by mail but the Purchaser would not be responsible for bids
received after the time and date specified.

Late bids will be returned unopened.

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Page XV

Sundav Chronicle September 18, 2005


P* d

Prepared by Mr Lennox
Julian Hernandez, Senior
Lecturer, Department of
Architecture, University of
Guyana, for the National
Trust of Guyana. 2005-09-13
IN AN earlier article in this
series, we learnt from Karna
Bahadur Singh (Temples and
Mosques: An Illustrated Study
of East.Indian Places of Wor-
ship in Guyana) that the first
temples and mosques in the
then British Guiana "exhibit
the solidity and permanence
of a period of consolidation."
Also, that "in the authentic
rendering of traditional ar-
chitectural forms, they ex-
hibit the impulse to
concretise visually the ances-
tral landscape." The
Queenstown Mosque meets

these characteristics in its ar-
chitecture to a great extent.
The Queenstown Mosque
(lama Masjid) located on
Church Street in Queenstown,
is the oldest place of Islamic
worship in Georgetown, though
much of the extant structure
dates from 1963. The founda-
tion stone of the mosque was
laid in 1897. The mosque faces
the Qibla, the direction of
prayer for Muslims, 108 north,
and there is a spacious lawn on
the south, a Qurbangha, to ac-
commodate the sacrifice on Eid-
ul-Azah. Unlike the Canje
Mosque, the Queenstown
Masjid does not have towers
(minarets) either real or decora-
tive, for the call to prayer. Typi-
cal of mosques though, it has
domes (gumbars), three in this
case. The larger central dome

(Part 6)
defines the location of the
mihrab that indicates the direc-
tion towards Mecca that the
faithful must face during
prayers, whilst the other two
are decorative.
The original structure
was built through self-help
by the Muslim community;
comprising Muslims from In-
dia and Afghanistan. They
provided both labour and fi-
nancing, the land being pur-
chased from the government.
The initiative and supervi-
sory support to this project is
credited to an indentured Af-
ghan, Mr Goolmohamed
Khan, who later became the
first Imam. The original

Hindu and Muslim places of worship:

t ~THIS^

structure was of timber, 45 ft
long, 30 ft wide, and approxi-
mately 25 ft high. Of the
three domes (gumbars) over
the roofed enclosure, the cen-
tral dome was almost twice
the size of the other two that
flanked it, north and south.
Writing in 1903, James
Rodway describes the mosque
as "a striking object in
Queenstown with its domes,
which give a suggestion of the
far East." In the 1940s, a roofed
gallery (a Sahan) was added ad-
joining the original structure on
the western side, this being the
entrance to the mosque. The 10-

foot wide gallery was built in the
colonial architectural style with
balustraded handrails and turned
timber columns. This would
have met with Karna Bahadur
Singh's description of the
mosque as being of "Indo -Cre-
ole" architecture.
Extensive repairs and reno-
vation were undertaken in 1963,
bringing the masjid to its
present dimensions and form.
These involved the demolition
of the balustrading on the west-
ern side and, it appears, the
demolition of the original timber
walls of the entire building, and
its simultaneous replacement


The Government of Guyana (GOG) has received a loan from
the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of
the Community Services Enhancement Project and intends to
apply a part of the funds to cover eligible payments under the
contracts for which this Invitation for Bids is now issued.

The Govemment of Guyana hereby invites sealed bid for the
works'offered as separate packages in Lots A to F as follows.
These works are located in Parika, Supenaam, Bartica and
Charity, The bidder may bid for any individual or a combination
of Lots.


A. Construction of a new ferry dock (Stelling) at Supenaam
and a wharf at Charity.

B. Rehabilitation of the existing ferry dock (Stelling) at

C. Building works comprising of:
.(iy Construction/rehabilitation of Markets at Supenaam,
Bartica and Charity; and
(ii) Construction/rehabilitation of Administrative and
other miscellaneous buildings at Supenaam, Parika,
Bartica and Charity.

11.. Road rehabilitation and construction including drainage
improvement at Parika and Hubu.

E. Road rehabilitation and construction including drainage
improvement at Bartica.

F. Road rehabilitation and construction Including drainage
improvement at Charity and Supenaam.

Consideration will be limited to firms or joint ventures of firms
which: are legally incorporated or otherwise organised in, and
have their principal place of business in, one of the member
countries of CDB and are either:

(a) more than 50% beneficially owned by a citizen or
citizens and/or a bona fide resident or residents of
an eligible country, or by a body corporate or bodies
corporate meeting these requirements; or
(b) owned or controlled by the government of an eligible
country provided that it is legally and financially
autonomous and operates under the commterbial
law of an eligible country.

Eligible bidders will be required to submit full qualification
information with their bids. The requirements for qualification
will include inter-alia:

(a) an average annual tumover (defined as billing for works
in progress and completed) over the last five years of:

(i) Lot A
Lot B
Lot C
Lot D
Lot E
Lot F

United States Dollars (USD) 3.40 million (mrn)
USDO.65 mn
USDO.96 mn
USD2.30 mn
USD3.00 mn
USD1.00 mn

(b) demonstrable cash flow for a three months period
(including access to credit), net of other contractual
commitments, of:

(i) Lot A
Lot B
Lot C
Lot D
Lot E
Lot F

USD1.00 mn
USDO.25 mn
USD0.60 mn
USD0.60 mn
USDO.75 mn
USDO.40 mn

Experience as prime contractor in the construction of at least
two works of a nature and complexity equivalent to the
proposed works within the last five years (to comply with this
requirement, works quoted should be at least 80 percent
complete); and

A Contract Manager with ten years experience, which have
been spent in works of an equivalent nature and volume,
including not less than five years as a Manager.

Bidders may obtain the Tender Documents from the first,
address below at a non refundable fee of five thousand
Guyana dollars (Guy $ 5,000) per Lot, or its equivalent in a
freely convertible currency. All payments must be made in the
name of the Accountant General. Requests may be made by
personal application or in writing. Written applications must be
in-English and clearly marked "Request for Tender Documents
for Community Services Enhancement Project" along with the
letters) (A to F) identifying the Lot(s) for which Tender
Documents are being requested. Potential applicants who
request that documents be forwarded to them are required to
submit an acgount number from a local courier agent that
abcepts freight Collect charges.. Documents will be promptly
dispatched but under no circumstance will GOG or the Project

Coordinator be held responsible for late delivery or loss of
documents so transmitted.

Bids for each Lot must be submitted in a separate, sealed
envelope clearly marked "Tender for Community Services
Enhancement Project" along with the letter (A to F) identifying
the Lot for which the Bid is submitted. All bids must be
accompanied by a bid security in the form of a bank draft or
other approved form and in accordance with the sum quoted in
the Tender Documents.

Bids must be placed in the Tenders Box at the second address
below not later than 9.00 am, Tuesday, November 1, 2005 at
which time the bids will be opened in the presence of Bidders
who attend. Simultaneously, completed qualification forms
only must be submitted to the third address below.

GOG reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, to annul the
process and reject all bids at any time prior to award of
contract without thereby incurring any liability to the affected
prospective contractors) or any obligation to inform the
prospective contractors) of the grounds for GOG action.

1. Project Coordinator
CDB-Funded Project Implementation Unit
Ministry of Finance
Main & Urquhart Streets
Tel: (592) 227-3993
Fax:; (592) 225 3355

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

3. Division Chief
Project Supervision Division
Caribbean:Development Bank
P.O. Box 408, Wildey
Sl. Michael
Tel: 1 (246) 431-1600
Fax: 1 (246) 426-7269

with hollow concrete blocks.
However, although the timber
walls were removed, the origi-
nal wooden structural framing
remains. At this time too, a fur-
ther extension to the west, 20
ft 8 inches by the entire 45 ft
width was constructed, result-
ing in the building's existing
three-tiered roof profile seen
from the south and the north.
The National Trust of
Guyana, as the State-owned
agency tasked with the con-
servation of the nation's
legacy, wishes to remind
members of the public that
when visiting a heritage site,
do not litter,' deface or
vandalise, in any manner, the
area which has provided a
sense of nostalgia, reminis-
cent of a bygone era. Instead,
we respectfully request that
you be vigilant, thus acting
as a deterrent to those who
may attempt to destroy
Guyana's heritage. Remem-
ber conservation is like a
tender plant it needs constant
maintenance. Let us all join
in ensuring the survival of
the nation's patrimony for
the benefit of our future gen-

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R ,1#G.4 Guyana Lands and Surveys
I VP 0 N 1 22 Upper Hadfield Street, D'Urban,

The Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission is inviting applications from persons.
interested in pursuing a career in Land Surveying.

Selected persons would be required to attend a two (2) years Land Surveying Diploma
programme at the Government Technical Institute, Georgetown from 2005 to 2007.

Selected persons will also receive a monthly stipend and will be attached to the Guyana
Lands and Surveys Commission when the Institute is closed.


Applicants must have Five (5) Subjects CXC grades 1-3 including
Mathematics and English and at least one (1) Science subject.
Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 25 years old.
Applicants must submit two (2) References, one from the Principal/ Head
Teacher of their School and the other from a prominent Citizen within your
village or town who knows you well.

Applications should be submitted to the following address not later than 14:00hrs on
September 23'd, 2005.

Manager, Corporate Affairs
Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission
22 Upper Hadfield Street
D'Urban Backlands

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I am receiving Invalidity Benefit from NIS but cannot receive Medicaf j|1
Care as I was never qualified forSickness Benefit, My drugs cost a
lot of money, and I am a poor person. Why can't I get Medical Care d ,
from NIS. 1 ,


You can receive maintenance drugs for your condition provided .
you register with the Medical Section of NIS. .

Note, that Medical Care is attached to Sickness Benefit, and not 1
Invalidity Benefit. ,,

Do you have a question on N.I.S ? Then write/call. C

C/O Dianne Lewis Baxter
Publicity and Public Relations Officer (ag)
National Insurance Scheme
Brickdam and Winter Place
P.O. Box. 101135
Tel: 227-3461.



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From page XX
many limes in tears, weeping bitterly about what my work
has come to."
he published Caribbean Mythology "specifically be-
cause we want young people to have material available to
them to study in schools and do for drama festivals and
so on.
She added. "I just absolutely love young people. I think
they ate the future. It's easy for me to work with them-and
you don't get any bulls--- from them.
"I think I have more in common with young people than
older people. I'm an eternal child. I still have. a lot of moments
when things surprise me. I'm sail seeing a lot of things for the
first time. I'm still feeling very deeply without too much self-
consciousness. At my core I'm still really who I was when I
was 14. 15 years."
Having spent a childhood immersed m music (she has stud-
ied violin, voice, piano), elocution (reciting poetry since she was
five) and dance, she discovered theatre in her early teens.
"That's what I knew I loved."
That was around the time she met her mentors,
Jamaican Al Creighton and Trinidadian Lester Efebo
Wilkinson, both influenual writers and directors. Creighton
is now deputy vice-chancellor of the University of Guyana
and Wilkinson, permanent secretary in T&T's Ministry of
Legal Affairs.
In addinon to having a half-%white. half-black Si Lucian
mother and a half-Syrian and half-Easi Indian Gu',nese father.
those mentors helped shape the multi-ethnic. pan-Caribbean
nature of her work. Her Unicef job al-so rook her around the
Caribbean, and, she said in an e-mad on September 9. "though
it was not a job in the arts. a lot of my programme design and
free time on these assignments found me doing some arti nc
-Anansi's Waa.-one of the five plays in the published
collection, won the Guyana Prize for Literature in May
this year. The NMassacuraman. another of the plays. won
best play and best director at the Caribbean Secondary
Schools Drama Festival in Jamaica in 2000.
The plays in the collection draw on Carrbbean folklore and
tradition to frame responses to modern dilemmas like women's
oppression, environmental degradation and the HIV/Aids pan-
Those themes recur in her work, which she said often deals
with different aspect of morality.
Mohamed has a first degree in communications and a
master's in sociology from the Uni\ersiry of Guyana, and is at
UWI, St Augustine completing a PhD in social psychology/so-
ciology which she began at Harvard.
Of her %%ork, she said in the e-mail that she wkas proud of
the fact that her book on child abuse in Guyana isee sidebar)
helped shape the Guyanese national communications strategy
against child abuse, which is still in use.
"I am most proud of mn success in getting drama and music
accepted as a valid means of communicating behaviour change
and development messages while at Unicef," she added.
"I've written quite diversely on anything that I'm in-
terested in-and I'm interested in quite a lot of things."

Poetry: Come Fiah (1992), Song (2000)
Sociology: Condoned by our Silence: Issues
Impacting on the Abuse of Children in Guyana
(2001). Listen Up: A Source Book on Environmental
Issues for Secondary schools (2004)
Children's literature: Baba. Scissors and the
Dictionary (2005)
Drama: Preparing a Dramatic Production: A Guide
to Preparing Children for the Theatre (2002)
History: A Man Called Garvey: The Life and Times
of the Great Leader (2004)
(Reprinted from Trinidad Guardian)

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I AM going to begin
this article with a harsh
statement. All drugs
should be viewed as
being potentially
harmful, even toxic. For
example, a relatively
simple drug like
Aspirin can be lethal to
a patient, if too much
of it is administered,

especially if the dog
has severe lesions in
the stomach. Often, the
side effects may be
more dangerous than
the disease itself.
Perhaps, it is for that
reason that we now see
on TV the possible side
effects being listed
when an advertisement
is made for any
medication. This
imperative has now
been written into
American law.

The moral of the story
is that antibiotics should
never be given unless
there are justifiable indi-
cations thereof, and that
justifiablenesss' could only
be arrived at after consul-
tation with an advice from
a veterinarian.
Further, if at any time
during the dosage regime
you notice that your ani-
mal is not responding well
(vomiting, lethargy, etc) to
the medication, you must
discontinue usage and

Please implement disease preventative measures (vaccinations, routine dewormings, monthly
anti-Heartworm medication, etc) andadopt-a-pet from the GSPCA'sAnimal Clinic and Shelter
atRobb Street and Orange Walk, if you have the wherewithal to care well for the animals.
Do not stray your unwanted pets, take them to the GSPCA Clinic and Shelter instead. Also
find out more about the Society's free spay and neutering programme. If you see anyone
being cruel to an animal, get in touch with the Clinic and Shelter by calling 226-4237.

contact your vet.
Below I have tried,
using data provided in
a book authored by
Drs Carlson and Giffin,
to link specific antibiot-
ics with possible reac-
tions to their use:


44M IL F,

Pencillins Allergy
Effect on nervous system
especially in young cats resulting
in deformity and incoordination of
Ampicillin Allergy
Cephalosporins Kidney damage
S(these diugs are expensive)
Neomycin idney damage

Kanomycin Kidney damage

Buiin injury in newborns
SItoumanycin s Deahw : l. t. m
Gentamycin O lay damage
Tratracyclines Stained teed
Stilborn puppies and kittens
SRetarded bone growU in applies
and young dogs uand kittens
Some like Duycycliam make dogs
fed sick, especially if the dosage
irate is not correct
Chloromyoetin Bone marrow depression
Chloiaiphinicol Should not to be ued in cts for more
than5daysandatm fan 4oMs
Erythrooanyin Not many reapsijadgi a4
Lincomycin Diaphoes,
Tylosin Same fre4Esiryain
SulikDiugs Forms crytalsmarire.

Furacin Only for typical use
Griseofivin Don't use in pem ancy


Cookery Corner

5j Welcome to the 365"hedition of
"Champion Cookery Corner", a
weekly feature giving recipes and
T- tips on cooking In Guyana.

Coconut.Otmea.Co Ss,

2 cups all purpose flour
I teaspoon Champion Baking Powder
I teaspoon balang soda
I teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla essence
I cup unsalted butter
I cup firmly packed sugar
I cup granulated sugar
I cup quick -cooking oats
2 cups sweetened flaked coconut '
Preheat oven to 375"F. Sift together,
Champion Baking Powder, baking sida
and salt into mixing bowl: set aside.

Combine eggs and vanilla in separate, smaller
bowl; set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter.
brown sugar and granulated sugar; add egg
mixture, half at a time, beating until smooth
after each addition, (Be sure to scrape sides of
bowl often to incorporate any flour that
splashes up on the sides.) Stir in four mixture.
Carefully stir in oats and coconut until well
Measure out by tablespoonfuls, forming into
balls. Place 2-Inches apart onto ungreased
baking sheets;, do not flatten balls (they will they bake). Bake 9 to 12 minutes:
transfer carefully to wire rack to cool

[ Banana Drop Cookies

1/4 cup rolled oats
3 tablespoons all purpose flour
I /4 teaspoon Champion Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1' banana, mashed
I tablespoon granulated sugar
'12 teaspoon vanilla essence
12 teaspoon banana extract

Preheat oven to 375F. In a small bowl.
combine oats, flour. Champion Baking
Powderand baking soda.

Mix well. Add remaining ingredients and stir until
blended. Drop mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls
onto a baking
Bake 8 to 10
minutes, or until
bottoms of
cookies are lightly

Remove cookies to wire
rack to coo.
Makes 1.0 cookies

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-Page XIX

T,.IBl.OT ..IC%

PALOMA Mohamed accepts her Ndatl
Caribbean Award, on August 23
(Photo: David Wears )

By Lisa Ale-Agestini plaining her tremendous

twice her age. In August,
Mohamed was given a Na-
tional Drama Association
the work she has dne in the
Among her accomplish-
ments, she has written and di-
rected some40 plays, won mul-
tiple Guyana Prizes for drama
and literature, designed the
Guyanese national drama sylla-
bus and published two books of
Mohamed, a consultant in
behavioral communications,
has-been a Unicef communica-
tions strategist, and adjudicated
at the CBU Song Festival and
drama festivals in Guyana, T&T
and Jamaica. She's also had cel-
ebrated acting singing and mu-
sical careers as a yoolhl
"I spend a tremendous
amount of time alone,"
Mohamed said by way of ex-

A petite, curvaceous
woman who gets com-
ments on her looks even
at staid academic confer-
ences, she said her
mother, a teacher and
writer, encouraged her
creativity from an early
"I was a very shy
and very quiet child,
and I spent a lot of
time alone, locked in
cupboards reading with
a flashlight when my
mother turned the
lights off, in my head
trying to understand
life," Mohamed
recalled, in an
interview at the
Guardian on PLA
September 5. wo
Five years ago she Ann
married the sometimes
controversial Prof Tony Martin,
a Massachusetts-based
Trinidadian professor of

AYWRIGHT, director and Renaissa
nan, Paloma Mohamed. (Photo: V
i Duncan)
SAfncana Studies at Wellesley
College. A writer himself, he is
Sa noted Garvey scholar who has

been labelled anti-
tic for, in his
words, "teaching that
Jews were implicated in
the African slave trade."
Martin is also a
publisher and runs The
Majority Press. Con-
siderably older than
she, he got tenure at
Wellesley the year she
was eight. She said that
it has been helpful to
have him as a partner.
"Even when Tony's
with me, he's a writer,
so he's in his study do-
ing his stuff and I have
to find something pro-
ductive to do with my-
doesn't even come
nce close to describing
/endy- how incredibly pro-
lific Mohamed is.
Writers, spend years
working on one play; she has
done dozens. Though they
have been performed in her

native Guyana, in her part-
time homes the US and T&T,
and in Jamaica, she has only
published one book of plays,
Caribbean Mythology and
Modern Life: Five One Act
Plays for Young People (The
Majority Press/Unesco
Guyana, 2004).
Plays are published in most
instances long after they have
been written, she said. A play
"has to go through that process
of burnishing and reworking by
actors on stage and then you can
publish." She added that, be-

cause Caribbean producers sel-
dom seek permission to stage
works, "Once you commit that
play to the page your chances
of making any money off it are
"I would forgo the royalties
but I want to know what kind
of production it's going to be. I
want a proper production.
When you do a bad production
people don't know it was not a
bad play.
"I have been in the audience
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Guyexpo 2005 promises to be

By Mark Ramotar

'GUYEXPO 2005' the an-
nual trade and investment ex-
position to be opened later
this week promises to be,
not necessarily bigger but
certainly better than last
year's mega-event, according
-to the organizers.
The show last year saw an
- "exponential increase" in atten-
- dance and an overwhelming "ex-
hibitor" response.
Organisers explained that
because of the overwhelming ex-
hibitor and public response, it
was decided to make the bi-an-
nual event an annual expo.
To be held under the theme
'Pride in our Industry',
GUYEXPO 2005 was officially
launched at the National Exhi-
bition Centre in Sophia,
Georgetown on June 14, fol-
lowed by the unveiling of a large
promotional poster by Presi-
dent Bharrat Jagdeo. The expo
is billed to be held at the same
location from September 22 -
Minister of Tourism, Indus-
try and Commerce, Mr.
Manzoor Nadir, came in for "a
lot of praise" at the launching
ceremony for his hard work and
commitment to staging and pro-
moting the exposition which
was first launched in 1995.
He said the overwhelming
exhibitor and public response to
last year's GUYEXPO was
"While plans were put in
place for this very large show,
these could not cope with the
exponential increase in atten-
dance," he told the gathering
while assuring that plans are in
place to deal with such a recur-
..Mr. Nadir said tickets will
be sold one week prior to the
exhibition to prevent the huge
crowds at the entrance of the
compound, and can be pur-
chased from the National Cul-
tural Centre, Ministry of Tour-
ism, Industry and Commerce
and GUYEXPO Secretariat.
The Minister said 15000
_adult and 400 children tickets,
which have already been de-
signed, will be sold per day,
with a different color each day,
and there will be a security fea-
ture to .discourage scams. More
than 800 vehicles will also be ac-
commodated in a secured and
-paid-for parking environment
on the ground.
GUYEXPO began as a
show which showcased locally
produced goods and services. In
2004, noting the growth and in-

terdependence of international
trade, organizers opened the ex-
hibition to Caribbean Commu-
nity (CARICOM) and extra-re-
gional exhibitor participation.
Nadir noted that over the
years, the government had sup-
ported a number of initiatives
to stimulate and assist the
manufacturing sector. These in-
clude the provision of land at
concessionary rates at the in-
dustrial estate; putting in place
an attractive incentive package;
and the promotion of locally
produced goods and services
overseas via trade, shows
(Guyana on Show).
President Jagdeo, in his re-
marks, reiterated that
GUYEXPO is an occasion for
every Guyanese to feel proud
of his or her country because
the exhibition showcases to the
world that abundance of talent,
entrepreneurship and ideas that
reside within the land.
The President is also en-
couraging local, regional and
extra-regional participation at
the show.

Co-Chairman of GUYEXPO
2005, Mr. Keith Burrowes,
thanked the members of the plan-
ning committee who he said are
the "ones on the ground" who
really make a significant contri-
bution to the success of the
"As you know, the exhibi-
tion is held once every two years
but because of the success we
had last year, a decision was
taken to have it again this year,"
said Burrowes, now serving in
his third year as chairman of this
important event.
He recalled a speech by
President Jagdeo at the opening
of GUYEXO 2004 when the
Guyanese Head of State high-
lighted the significant contribu-
tions the trade and investment
expositions are making towards
the development of Guyana.
Mr. Edward Boyer, Vice
President of the Georgetown
Chamber of Commerce and In-
dustry (GCCI) one of the old-
est private sector organizations
in the Caribbean, established
since 1889 commended Nadir

and his staff at the Ministry of
Tourism, Industry and Com-
merce, GO-INVEST and
GUYEXPO's planning commit-
tee for the "planning, organising
and promotion" of the mega-
Noting that it is the largest
trade and investment exposition
in Guyana, Boyer said the event
is "one of the best ways in mar-
keting in today's business envi-
ronment and in the world". Ac-
cording to him, marketing by
way, of trade fairs is "a new
He also expressed hope and
optimism that there will be more
public and private sector part-
nerships in the future, similar to
that being displayed for the
GUYEXPO event.
Chief Executive Officer
(CEO) of the Guyana Office for
Investment (GOINVEST), Mr.
Geoffrey DaSilva, commended
this partnership between the
government and the private sec-
tor to make GUYEXPO a pro-
gressively bigger and better

According to DaSilva, this
exposition has a dual function of
encouraging and promoting trade
and investment. He noted that
in today's competitive world,
governments are combining
trade promotion and investment
promotion. In 1999, the Guyana
Government merged
GOINVEST with the Guyana
Export Promotion Council.
"We hope to encourage
even more companies from
CARICOM, North America and
even Asia to come and take part
in GUYEXPO as full partici-
pants because this is the way to
build bilateral trade based on
reciprocity," DaSilva asserted.
He also indicated that
GUYEXPO, in a sense, has
been extended overseas in the
last two years through the
'Guyana Trade and Investment
Expositions' whereby small,
medium and large Guyanese
companies got the opportunity
to showcase their products and
services in countries like
Antiguh (twice), Barbados,
Trinidad, Suriname, Toronto

and Suriname. The most recent
expositions were held Canada
and New York.
"Over the past two and a
half years, 143 Guyanese com-
panies have participated in these
Guyana Trade and Investment
Expositions overseas... and this
is a reflection of the strategy of.
the Guyana Government in pro-
moting and encouraging trade
and investment," DaSilva pos-
The Go-Invest Head also
expressed the hope that
GUYEXPO 2005 can extend to
South America and other parts
of the world.
President of the Guyana
Small Business Association, Mr
Patrick Zephyr, commended
Nadir for the initiative of mov-
ing GUYEXPO from a bi-an-
nual to an annual event. "This
shows the popularity and the
ineaningful role GUYEXPO is
playing in the development of
industries in Guyana," he said.
Similar sentiments were also
expressed by President of the
Association of Regional Cham-
bers of Commerce (ARCC), Mr
Joshua Safeek and Chairman of
the Private Sector Commission
(PSC), Mr Yesu Persaud.
The ARCC encompasses
14 small chambers of commerce
throughout Guyana and Safeek
indicated that all mostly lo-
cated in the rural areas will be
participating in GUYEXPO
"Guyana is a great coun-
try for returns on your
money," the businessman


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There are numerous rea-
sons to ,isit and be a part
of the GUYEXPO e'ent
this year and these range
from having a closer, more
personalized look into a
Mide range of Guyanese
products and services that
%ill be on sale and on dis-
play, to a chance to "iin a
brand nei Toyota Corolla
This ',ear. Colonrial Life .rand
General insurance Conmpani.
iCLICO- ha.s sponsored a ttll'i
loaded. accessorizdJ Tuo 3 i
C,,roli mniototi valued at
$2 5M. The car is currentl. on
displa:,ed in CLICO's conm-
pound prior to the e-.ent and
will be showcased on what was
formerly known as "El Dorado
Circle", now dubbed the
"CLICO Circle" during the ex-

CLICO has also sponsoredd
several promotional ad-
'ertisemeni, to'[ .-
G u\ ar, lrra'! _,t
Trade and In, eq- ,
r'en E\pomn ',.

The In'urance
companT is proud
to be .i major
sp,)nsor of the
e.eni thit ha; in
the pa-'t attracted
some tMo hundred and
fiftN e-'hibitors and o'er-
.eas buyers tand investors from
CARICOM. Latin America. the
United Kingdom and North
-\s a superpower withinn the
Insurance industrN in Guyana.
CLICO remains committed
through efforts ,uch a, these
that promote; the industrial

I S l'Sa"r-, '.,.' L' Georeet,,n % ill look like in the
neu ten vear,
He said the main arch at
S..the entrance of the exhibi-
lion sile %ill depict this as
strength and econonuc compen- well as the scene portrayed
ttveness of the country of upon entering the compound,
Gu\ana u while staying con- Manzoor Nadir said unlike last where skyscraper type build-
nected to the government's en- sear's portrayal of a "Golden ings will line the sides of the
dea our of boosting the Tunnel". the concept for this roadway. This %as sponsored
country's Tounsrm sector, year '. exhibition is "Main Street b. CLICO in collaboration
Miruster ot Tourism. Indus- GUYEXPO" which %ill illus- with the GUVEXPO Secre-
tr\ and Commerce, Mr trate %,hat Main Street larial.

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Guye p9

Message from the President of the
Co-orporate Republic of Guyana

Bharrat Jagdeo

GI_ E".F', -'005 is lhe l,,.e'tI
hIdf adIris.ji eimEni .pc,'
liOn It ce' lake place in this
c )ounrilr' Gatlhereid hn Ihe
',opha E\hibition Crentlre will
be some of [he firiest prod-
uciTs thal Gul, aria has 1, offer. ,
arid he', stand as a powerful l .
t\anpie of it, i h,: inn ,a[rfn .
ar d e'icellen e pr es,-enI
throui-houi Our couni, .
De-prie unpieleedenied
challenges irn tIe li,31 mar
ket-place I ain ,ionfideni Ihai
,usiaa economic ou lo ok
remains poinilke T-his. means
renrmoun o opportunities for
entrepreneurs ciis farnm-
ers and businesmen'r ...ho owish c l,' a pr. nr, ihe ne i.a
if economic: 'rci\lthr and enhanced a na iinal i.eiicomp eness fors
IilS Crunir,
Py cGo errirnien ill r iemaini urnambigu l ul, pr-b usinre
pr-emplosmer pc-ro,,vh e i:onlnue iiriu,1. il in Clace the
ingredients needed olSupporlIhe creair: eon ,f eallh This is a
,e, parl of our I. orn I opro,ideour c, ountr t.ilh a platform that
allow-s all our i:iziens_0 ioi. e fulfllinIri ihes O ur macrc-eco:rnomic
climate is sable. '.,e hae oire ,t the mi st open economies in
the world. and the inesimenl regime offered to support nesv
ink esiment can conmpe -1ikh an in The rc icionr
But rte are no[ retqing e hase recently' inillialed work to
come up. with ie ne v set of policies needed to deepen our
support of a modern and \igorouc pr,. atei sector as i creates
%%ealih and generates economic growlh This means working to
sitengthen the levislatiie and regulalor framework for business.
t means playing an ac iie arid supporon e role ir, aeas such as
e>.pon and irlveslmentlpromolon: 11 means idenlifvir and sup-
poraing e\cepiloral rpwirh areas wlithin the economy such as
tourism and non-tradltionalagriculture In particular it means at-
lacklng obsia:les to business. such as removing red tape and
unnecessary processes.
This is all part of m, Gosernment's efforts to turn our vision
for the development of this country Into action th )tr supports the
private sector and etorkeis in their efforts o deliver business
results. VWe ,ill continue to ork Io create an en% ronment where
the spirit of entreplenreurship Is free to achle, e unparalleled suc-
The theme of GULE\PO 2005 Pride in our lnduslr', -
stands as an inspiration for 'vh.- wi'e should lake pride in the
achie.ements of our young country\. As \e talk of our potential
to achieve greal things. %\e should deme confidence from cur
achieernents so far.
To the many isitors buyers and irnestciors from c.erseas,
welcome. I in ile you to pancake .f our renowned .u' anese hos-
piialih to e amine the qualltr of our product', and series and
to enjoN the CGL1'E\P eperience. I beheie that \ou ~ll s:on
jrundersand why we are proud of ,.hai '\ ,ha c -,_ offer

less&ige frnom the H.-icniurable Mini\ister
of Tourism. Ir-Ili-strv and Ccnmmerce

Manzoor Nadir

Dear u,-:r Ipl-I P'rti,.lpjnr l

Welcome to Guie-pc_ 2005 .
Guanaas lari-geil Trade: and
In, e-t .lrm en I E'. posIln...'n
GlIve e.p as a conc t
emerged OUl of a ,eanuinre d-
sure b., the GO,. ernment "
'.hirw C\I .e oC- ur r pr :,duli-i e ;e,:- 4.

ie ha : e suc essfull, '
hrosied four I i ire us IU :hi- .'
ri1orns This Gu,,epo e'00p 0
ou r rfh. is beir e earndedI i:
include fOr the firseI lime, ee
u'.eseas e hibilors TO thEi r
and all of our o eas .-tsit r5
I e'.Iend a er, sp-ecial wel.
ThiS ...:at alr e ha.e a iqfcal hibitrn for ouii The local pri
ai Se, lor has reipinjridted ,.n.h-eImni l\ arnd ar i -ui in their
number- all read, f,.r lh re-giorial and global compellitirr
Our recent e\peri:eni-:s al the Guara or Sh .: e, l;
(iAntua Barbados Trinidad and Tobaoo and Canadai
left us \L optimicstilci that Gu',ana prodJucts .i11 find a bigOer
ilacf in Intcrnational irade This Is evidenr iIn the number ,of
perorns coming here as buyers and o.-erseas -..Islo[,-rs for
Gu..e-'po 005 I take this opponrunitti l recognize the collabo-
tallh efforts of irthe Gue.\po Organizlng Committee and Secre.

larial, the Guyana
Office for Invest-
ment (GOINVEST).
the Guyana Tourism :
Aulhorit and Ihe prl-
,ale sectc, organiza-
lions for their ster-
ling contributions to this eeni
Cu'sexpo2005 wvll also hate the best of Guyanese music
culture. foods and be\ erages To our exhibitors. food and be' er-
age franchLsees. games and entertainment groups our o,.erseas
participants and all of \ou from Gu\ana m\ sincere thanks and
appreclailon for \our contribution in making this the besi
Guvep>i io be staged
Enjo., Gue.p)o 2005

Message from The Chairman of
tht-e GuL\ E',pr Cnommitlee

Keith Burrowes

Ii .;n.ided a1 i : e.- suroe IO be
a'o.ciald lE.uh lhis ieai s
eeriI C.LE ',F'CO has grown
in rt-i rNi ear. io bei:,,me the
cnpr.le lares Irade and pniese-
mertl .en ri l'.:nr the local calen-
dal In l rihl :i this II can rno
longer be co:ri':.dered as j ust
3ntoher 3 alit, a ,,:n.r' man\
but must be seer for l o hal i
rso a prI pro, en and succes..
ful medium for prornoing
grou'th and si mulating eco.
normi deir, elopment in
Gu,, ana
5 '.e crnrne, rIce our
plarinins t1 -i ,ar II woulJd be
ludicl .us. In ,-,ncider as sill
relevant froin', the preseniallon
made L,' His E ellenc\ President Bharrat Jagdeo during his orE-
Fienaln-,n a[ ihl. o eninio of GLi'i E\PC last Ge ar
Our bl Dorado is lhe promise of increasing prosperity and
Succe-; lthat l le.,s within he spill of he Guvanese people, a
speril that ahr s self In remarkable wabs here icdan at
GULNL\PO 2 004i and that will cunlinue to propel us forward as
a nartin
The President further stated that he had a \lsion of Guvana
asa prosperous country a cohesive nation ,hose people live in
safer., and harmony The vision ofa better Guyana Is one which
inhabits all our heans An environment in which our artisans
our producers. our manufacturers are allowed to interact with
each other to learn from Individual experiences, and to com.
parce common best practices is a hrst step in the long journey
towards El Dorado I believe lhat GU'E'PO is Indispensable to
that propulsion forward in thrie making of that golden vision a
Finally. I muld lke to make the point GJUYEXPC 2005 Is be-
,no bill upon the pillars of Hard Work Commitment and Inno-
vatlon. I would like to thank some of the persons who keep
these pillars erect who keep then strong by dedicating count-
less hours of their invaluable time to making this thing happen
These are
Mr Percy Bo1 ce and the Members of the Secretariat
Shafdar Allt
Donna Shorti-GIll
Ronald Dooroen and Linden Anderson
lune -nne Biassington
lian Waile and his team
Rudolph Persaud and his team
And. the main player behind this e%ent. Minister of Tour-
sinsm. Indusilfy and Commerce. Honourable Manzoor Nadir His
suppon and encouragement has been the bedrock upon which
GU' E\PO has stood In its recent incarnations
We have the dedication b\ all stakeholders, the infrasiruc-
ture and the support cof all of Guiana in this endeavour
GLi) E'.PO 2005 aill indeed be a year to remember.

NGMC, the flag ship for

non-traditional exports
The Guyana Gonvernment lW iN ElFAAL' 'lA llPQS l. tS

through the "New" Guyana
Marketing Corporation
(NGCMC) has given continued
focus to the repositioning of
the agriculture sector to rest
on two strategic pillars of glo-
bal competitiveness and bal-
aniced the development and
sustainability of. rural areas..
This repositioning requires
tremendous efforts, which can
assist in the redefinition.of
Guyana's agriculture sector.
Over the years, Government
through NGMC has urged farm-
ers to diversify their agricultural
production to include non-tradi-
tional crops, which is in high

demand worldwide. Results in
this area have been encouraging,
as farmers have started the pro-
cess of producing a higher qual-
ity of non-traditional crops for
exports to countries within the

Caribbean Region and extra-re-'.
To assist farmers, exporters
and to boost efforts to diversify
the agriculture sector, Govern-
ment established the "New"

vuyana 's

Guyana Marketing Corporation
(NGMC),. incorporated under
the Act of Chapter 19.05, Sec-
tion 46 of Order No. 97/1963
of the Laws of Guyana, to pro-
vide opportunities for farmers
to produce higher quality prod-
udts and increase their produc-
tion levels.
Today, many farmers rely
on the NGMC to market their
products both locally and over-
; The Corporation has three
main divisions, Marketing,
Technical and Administrative
and Accounts. The Marketing
*and Technical Divisions are
managed by the General Man-
ager, the Administrative De-
partment by the Deputy Gen-
eral manager and the Accounts

Department by an accountant.
The NGMC provides link-
ages between overseas and local
exporters for agriculture com-
modities and once a request is
made for fresh farm produce, the
organisation seeks the services
of producers and a link is made
with the buyers.
Farmers, however, indepen-
dent of the NGMC, 'make all
deals in relation to money with
the potential overseas buyer.
Guyana currently exports
produce to several Caribbean
countries, North America. and
Canada among others.
NGMC has also promoted
Guyanese fresh and processed
non-traditional agricultural pro-
duce through participation in the
Guyana Trade and Investment
Exhibition held in St. Lucia. -
Officials in St. Lucia were
impressed with the products

and subsequently the two coun-
tries signed a protocol relating:
to thetrade of fresh produce be-
tween Guyana and St. Lucia of
initially, watermelon, pumpkin
and pineapple.
NGMC has been participat-
ing too in, a number of trade
shows both locally and overseas'
in promoting Guyana's fresh ag-
ricultural products. The' results'
from these ventures is testi-'
mony that Guyana's product
ranks high on the demand list.
NGMC, meanwhile, has
provided an export facility at
Sophia which is 'being utilised
by many farmers and exporters
to package their products for
This' facility which is the
closest to the capital,
Georgetown, has proven to be
very beneficial as it reduces
the cost of hauling containers.


210 05

Chairman of the Private Sector Commission

Yesu Persaud message

Guyexpo is the largest exhi-
bition held annually that
showcases Guyanese prod-
ucts and services to local and
overseas buyers. This oppor-
tunity to promote our local
products and services to over-
seas Companies and buyers
has been a tremendous ben-
efit to many Guyanese pro-
ducers and this year it is ex-
pected there will be a larger
overseas participation and
buyers at the exhibition.
The Guyanese people are
entrepreneurial minded and we
can see, with very little and so
many odds against our manufac-
turers of goods and services,
how much has been accom-
plished by our Private Sector
despite the level of political in-
stability in the country. Politi-
-cal stability is of paramount
importance for us as a country
to attract investors to partici-
pate in the drive to expand the
Guyanese economy.
At present we are totally

dependant on the export com-
modities which fluctuate de-
pending on market forces. The
Sugar Industry, the backbone of
Guyana is under threat as the
European Union intends to re-
duce the preferential price re-
gime substantially to ACP pro-
ducers like Guyana. This will
be catastrophic to a country like
ours bearing in mind that sugar
is the largest employer of labour
and contributes over 20% to the
GDP of the nation. The need
to diversify the economy for
greater value added production
is now more an imperative than
ever before. The hue and cry
should be for the converting of
raw materials into value-added
products to be sold in the inter-
national market.
Guyana is a very small
market and its dependence on
trade is overwhelming. It there-
fore becomes more imperative
that the Administration and the
Private Sector work together as
partners in creating a Private

Sector led growth, p
products and service
highest quality and b
deliver these at cot
prices on the regional
the global market. On
ary 2006 the CSME c
operation and the G
market will be flooded

--GUE I'200 *e -Rz

ported low cost products from
the Region. We have very little
time to set into motion plans to
produce high value-added prod-
The productive sector
I should be given the motivation,
help and incentives needed to
propel the production of value-
S added products for the export
market. Time is not on our
side, but with the Government
and the Private Sector working
S together in all sectors, there is
no doubt that we could produce
quality value-added goods and
services and deliver these where,
how and when it is wanted.
The export market is, how-
ever, very competitive and there
are many hurdles that we will
have to be overcome but with
perseverance and top quality
products, there is no reason
why we cannot penetrate the
producing new markets.
es of the I would like to re-empha-
re able to size what I have been saying for
mpetitive many years. The dependence of
as well as the economy after 39 years of
1st Janu- independence on primary com-
omes into modities has been too over-
3uyanese whelming and is now counter-
I with im- productive for serious develop-
ment and growth. The need is
E to shift gears into value-added,
export-oriented products for
niche markets is now more criti-
cally clear for national develop-
i ment, given our small local mar-
ket and lack of purchasing
power. To achieve these ob-
jectives Government has to
pursue a pro-business policy
offering attractive incentives to
local and foreign investors to
provide the platform for export
led growth. Equally important
is political and economic stabil-
ity. These are imperative to cre-

ate a climate of confidence that
would attract local and foreign
investors and so necessary to
create jobs and wealth for
Guyanese people.
We wish all our Manu-
facturers and Producers suc-
cess at Guyexpo 2005 and

hope that our visitors from
overseas at the exhibition will
leave our country having
made large orders for our
products and that they will
also take the opportunity of
visiting the many beautiful
sights of our country.

Message from the President GLuana
Manufacturers Associalion

Norman McLean

On the occasion of another Guyana National Exposition
(GLUYEXPO) which has already become a major feature
and established this on the calendar of activities to show-
case the growth and development of "the goods and ser-
vices of Guyana'. This year the theme is "Pride in our
Industry" and indeed, there
is a great deal to be proud
The resilIence demon-
sturated b3 ow People in the
lace of the catastrophlu flood- .
of 2005. Proud of the good- .i
~tll, compalon and the cca-
paciay to share and aic~ta
Lhoe impacted bn the flood.
Proud of our overall
performance as a People in
mining, forestry and agri-
culture. Proud of the
strides whichh %e are mak-
ing in diiersif'ing our
economy. in developing our
sugar industry. despite its
daunting challenges. We
need to ensure that the
dream of Gu.ana being the
Bread Basket of the Caribbean is now realized. We are
being challenged to diiersif. some aspects of the sugar
industry so that our other agricultural products. Ahich can
be shipped and accredited to markets in the European
Union. United States of America and elsewhere. This is
the challenge. ihich faces our manufacturers. This is im-
peratise as %e try to achieve the goals of our country.

--two airline tickets

to anywhere BWIA flies

ONE lucky person among the thousands
who are expected to attend the massive
GUYEXPO 2005 event will get a chance
to win return-tickets-for-two to any of the
worldwide destinations that the regional
carrier -British West, Indies Airways
(BWIA) flies.

This disclosure was made re-
cently by BWIA Area Manager,
Mr. Carlton Defour, who said
the lucky winner will be drawn
from a gate prize to the event
billed for September 22 27.
"We at BWIA want to con-
gratulate the organising commit-
tee of GUYEXPO for
organising what we see as one

of the best avenues for promot-
ing businesses both private
and public -in Guyana," Defour
told the newspaper.
He explained that BWIA will
be offering a second gate-prize
which will be drawn on the final
day of the event (September 27).
"This gate prize will be a trip for
two to anywhere BWIA travels

- be it London, New York or any
of the Caribbean destinations,"
Defour declared.
"Whoever wins the prize
will be able to tell us where he
or she wants to go and who he
or she wants to take. This is the
prize that BWIA is going to be
offering to GUYEXPO this
year," he added.
The B.WIA Area Manager
also pointed out that the prize
winner can travel anytime be-
tween the date of the draw to
one year after, allowing for flex-
ibility and convenience.
This gesture by BWIA was
lauded by Minister of Tourism,
Industry and Commerce, Mr.
Manzoor Nadir, who welcomed
BWIA on board as a major spon-
sor of GUYEXPO 2005.

Auditoriums Sale of ,uditoriums
Dales and Tickets and Grounds
Buildings Buildings
Opening Closing
hours hours
Thursda). September 22'"

Pre Launch Reception 18:00 hrs 22:00 hrs 24:00 hrs
Opening Ceremony 18:30 hrs 22:00 hrs 24:00 hrs
Exhibition Tour 20:00 hrs 22:00 hrs 24:00 hrs

i Friday, September 23.201105

Open to Buers & Investors 10:00 hrs 09:00 hrs 12:00 noon 12:00 hrs
_Open to General Public 16:00 brs 09:00 hrs 22:00 hrs 24:00 hrs

Saturday. September 24. 2005

Open to General Public 15:00 irs 09:00 hrs 22:00 hrs 24:00 hrs

Sunday September 25, 20105

Open to General Public 14:00 hrs 09:00 hr% 22:00 hrs 24:00 hrs

Monday, September 26,2005

Open to School Children 12:00 hrs 09:00 hrs 15:00 hrs 15:00 hrs
Open to General Public 16:00 hrs 09:00 hrs 22:00 hrs 24:00 hrs

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

__Open to School Children 12:00 hrs 09:00 hrs 15:00 hrs 15:00 hrs
Open to General Public 16:00 hrs 09:00 hrs 22:00 hrs 24:00 hrs

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Guyexpo 2005 Planning Committee

Interview with Minister Manzoor Nadir

Co-Chairman of Guyexpo and Minister

of Tourism Industry and Commerce

The Theme for Guyexpo
2005 "Pride in Our Industry"
is not just a slogan but it will
serve as a medium to kick off
our "Pride in Our Industry"
campaign. This campaign will
run for one year and will pro-
mote good quality, locally manu-
factured goods and services.

This year, the aim is to im-
prove the quality of the experi-
ence for patrons and exhibitors.
Exhibition space for
expo 2005 has been sold
Businesses have chafiged
-roach as they have reg-
-for- multiple booth
spaces, rather that one or two,
as was common during previous
years. The response has been
overwhelming, since persons are
still coming in to the Secretariat
pleading for additional spaces.
To date approximately 220
local businesses have registered
to participate in Guyexpo 2005
along with several other overseas
companies which will be part of
the event.

Guyexpo 2005 has at-
tracted several sponsors includ-
ing Clico (Guyana) Limited,
Guyana Telephone & Telegraph
Company, BWIA and the Euro-
pean Union, Guyoil Castrol
CLICO will be providing a
gate prize of a car
BWIA will be giving away
two free tickets to any of its
STORE (NY) $100,000

Both Main and Annex Au-
ditoriums are prepared (walls,
floors and doors painted)' and
booth spaces laid-out and iden-
tified by the appropriate booth
The International Pavillion
(Tent) structure and roof is also

completed, while material-ply-
wood and B.R.C are on site for
enclosing this unit with doors.
Work is expected to be com-
pleted by Thursday 22nd Sep-
tember 2005.

Trimming of trees and
lawns are already completed,
but will have a final manicur-
ing between Monday 19'h and
Tuesday 201', September 2005.
The M&CC crew were also on
site shaping internal lawn para-
pets and cutting shallow drains
to canals.
The compound team has
carried out 85% of palling of
internal sub-drains erroded by
flood waters earlier this year.
Both trenches parallel to the
Eastern Highway were
cleaned by Compound Work-
ers. Clearing of some shallow
drains with Mechanical
equipment is planned before
the event.
White washing of tree
trunks, concrete curbs and other
fixtures are 95% completed and
we expect to close out this ex-
ercise by Wednesday 14"' Sep-
tember, 2005.

Major earthworks are in
progress on site and completed
over the weekend Saturday 17"'
Material leveled on site to date
is as follows:-
Sand/Loam Mix
Over five hundred truck-
loads of earth and sand and
loom have been hauled onto the

An additional, two piece
bridge over the two canals
parallel to the Eastern High-
way, compliments of
Guysuco. This bridge will fa-
cilitate the additional exit
flow through this new gate
which,will be opened up on

the Northern most Western
perimeter fence.
Further, an internal bridge in
the vicinity of the south gate
will be constructed over the ca-
nal along the southern perim-
eter road. This bridge will allow
easy access to the now new ex-
tended southern most car park-
ing facility.
Compound workers are in
the process of carrying out re-
pairs/maintenance to internal

Internal road-repair/mainte-
nance has been identified and
the M&CC road-repair crew is
addressing same over. The chip-
seal perimeter road prepared by
DIPCON for Guyexpo 2K4
was recently capped, by them,
with a finish coat of bitumastic
cold-mix and is now ready to re-
ceive exhibitors' traffic .

We are working with the
M&CC's road maintenance
team to clean the Lamaha Gar-
dens canal and the usual Duncan,
Garnett Streets and Eastern
Highway clean up of parapets.

Our in-house electrical
team has completed preventa-
tive maintenance and minor re-
pairs in both Auditorium build-
ings and are now working on
lighting for internal and perim-
eter roads, the international
pavilion just completed is al-
ready powered with fluores-
cent lamps lit-up. Arrange-
ments are in place with GPL
to put the Sophia Complex on
a separate line during the Event
for security purposes as well
as having their emergency
crew on stand-by in the com-
pound as well. NEC electri-
cians will work with Decora-
tors, Exhibitors and Frhnchise
Holders to ensure the total re-
quirements of all stakeholders
are met. The stand-by genera-
tor will be serviced and ad-
equate fuel supplies will be in

The northern and eastern
perimeter fences have been de-
bushed and vines removed.
Emergency work on the
main entrance and south gates
will accommodate the smooth
traffic flow of visitors into the
Exhibition. site. Maintenance
works and repairs to: the two
wooden gates north and south
of the main entrance are in

progress. Further, a third
wooden gate is also being
opened up on the eastern pe-
rimeter front fence to access the
new exit bridge north of the

2.01 The Guyexpo Secre-
tariat has successfully sold
booth spaces in three auditori-
ums and grounds as follows:-

Main Auditorium
International Pavilion

This Sub-Committee contin-
ues to iron out arrangements

with the Guyana Police Force
and Private Security organiza-
tions in an effort to arrive at a
final figure within out budgeted
limitations, this without seri-
ously compromising the effec-
tive level of security required for
this event.
Scanners will be used on
this occasion and the public is
being notified not to come to
guyexpo with their firearms.

C.O.P.S will use this equipment
while the Guyana Police Force
will supervise this exercise, se-
curing any weapons found-on
The Secretariat will engage
five (5) internal special security
as enforcers who will be respon-
sible for removing itinerant ven-
dors and cool-down carts from
the site.

Entrance to the area will be
via Duncan Street at Sheriff,
traffic will exit via garnett or
Eastern Highway North. Big
bold signage will be guiding ve-
hicles through the route and to
the parking areas.

Ticket sales will be limited
to 15000 adults and 4000 chil-
dren on any one
night. The pre-selling
of tickets will happen
at designated loca-
tions. The matn
ticket booths will be
relocated away from
the main gate, which
will be used for col-
lection alone. Two
additional collection
points will be cut in
the gates.
Locations for pre-
selling tickets from
.; Monday September
19 include-
..* National Exhibi-
- .tion Site (Sophia) -
Guyexpo Site
National Cultural
Ministry of Tourism Indus-
try and Commerce
-- Infinity Gas Station-(-High
Starr Computer (Brickdam)
Shevie Barber Shop (James
Street, Albouystown)
Two locations on the west
bank (Demerara) are being



20:OOHRS ON 20th SEPTEMBER 2005;



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Laparkan is a Guyanese owned and controlled Group, set
up in 1982 with principal offices in Miami, New York.
Toronto and Georgetown. ,
In 1983 Laparkan entered the Guyana market in Freight FYr-
warding with four employees and has rapidly expanded ist.e
that time. Laparkan's business in Guyana now covers a -
verse range of activities, with employees in excess of 600.
Freight Forwarding and Customs Brokerage ,
Laparkan has built up this activity by providing a good qu; I-
ity service to the Guyana public and various organizations. S
Retail Distribution
William Fogarty, Ltd., the largest department store in -
Guyana is a subsidiary of the Laparkan Group of Companies
With locations in downtown Georgetown, New Amsterdamn,\
Rose Hall and Corriverton, Fogarty's offers a wide variety ofi
quality products.
Departments that can be found in the William Fogarty's >
Building in downtown Georgetov.n include the Supermarket.
Supermart, Rose Bud Cafeteria, Designer Temptation and
Foearty's Core which sells ready wear clothing, shoes, furni-
ture and many other products.
Office Equipment & Supplies
Laparkan proides a comprehensive ernice to customers for,-
personal use. as .vell as the Busines' and Goemment Sectors. by
offering ax \ ide range of office equipment and supplies. Laparkan is
also the sole distributor of the Canon range of products in Guyana,
and most recently the Corporate Express line of products.
Travel & Tour Operation
Laparkan has a connolhng interest in the Jim Bacchus Travel
Sen ice. Jim Bacchus is located on the Middle Floor, of the
William Fogart 's Building. and also pro\ ides travel sern ices at
locations in New Amsterdam, Rose Hall and Comrnerton
Financial Services Ltd
Laparkan's Financial Services Ltd. offers Money Trans-
fer. Cambio and Hire Purchase services at all Fogarty's
Department store locations. In the near future it is ex-
pecled that the Cambio and Money Transfer divisions will
be branched off into several independent locations.

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GUYANA is a country and economy

in transition. Modernisation is

under way in all sectors.

Having weathered most of
the challenges associated with
the IMF-World Bank structural
reform process, Guyana is now
emerging as an attractive market
for investors.
It offers investors the
benefits of a stable and open
financial market, a corporate
tax regime that allows for the
full repatriation of capital,
profits and dividends, and a
political environment that is
becoming steadier as the efforts
of the reform process bear
Over the last four years, the
Guyana Office for Investment
(GO-INVEST) has recorded 70
foreign investment projects and
74 domestic investors for a to-
tal investment of US$424M.
These investors have ex-
panded their businesses or estab-
lished new ventures in the areas
of economic activity: seafood
and poultry processing; gold;
diamonds; bauxite; oil explora-
tion; sugar and rice processing;
fruit juice processing; eco-tour-
ism hotels and resorts of all
sizes; wood processing (furni-
ture, flooring, decking, shingles,
houses, veneer, moldings); finan-
cial services; energy (solar and
wind); housing estates; air trans-
portation; call centres for Back
Office Processing; cellular ser-
vices; rum, beer and food prod-
ucts; fish farming; quarrying; milk
processing,. boiled water; con-
:tructnon .e prices, printing; mu-
sical productions; pharmaceuti-
Scals; bus, trucking and taxi ser-
vices: .
The investment projects are
of all sizes micro, small, me-
dium and. large and they are
located in Regions One (Barima'
\V. ninl, iT o IPoineiroon'
Supenaaam),'Four (Demerara/
Mahaica), Six (East Berbice/
Corentyne), Seven (Cuyuni/
Mazaruni), Nine (Upper
Takutu/Upper Esseqibo) and
10 (Upper Demerara/Berbice),
that is, in eight of the 10 admin-
istrative regions in Guyana.
The foreign investors are
mainly from Canada, the United
States of America, Malaysia,
China and Brazil. About 40%
are overseas-based Guyanese.
Other. investors come from
Barbados, Russia, France, Saint
Vincent andthe Grenadines, Is-
rael, Holland, Philippines, South

Africa, Jamaica and Trinidad
and Tobago.

The Government of
Guyana, under the dynamic
leadership of President Bharrat
Jagdeo, is implementing new
policies to transform Guyana
from a low-income country to
a middle income, semi-industrial
one by creating a business-
friendly environment that pro-
motes and supports a dynamic
and growing private sector and
by improving the quality and
skill levels of its labour force.
The main investment oppor-
tunities are in agro-processing,
eco-tourism, forestry products,
Information and Communica-
tions Technology (ICT), mining,
fisheries and manufacturing.
There are attractive incen-
tive packages for these sectors.
[See Investor Roadmap Incen-
tives on GO-INVEST website
The focus of the strategy is
to support and attract existing
and potential Guyanese and

foreign investors to invest in the
manufacture and provision of
value-added products and ser-
vices for export.
There are six (6) compo-
[a] improve the competi-
tiveness of Guyanese busi-
nesses through a new business
culture that is collaborative and
[b] Diversify economic ac-
tivities away from primary pro-
duction to value-added branded
products and services in "tradi-
tional" and "non-traditional" in-
[c] Promote the simulta-
neous and balanced develop-
ment of domestic and foreign in-
vestment projects, including
joint ventures
[d] Consistently support
the expansion of and the estab-
lishment of new micro, small,
medium and large companies
[e] Support the equitable
distribution of economic activi-
ties across Guyana
[f] Maintain and expand
the presence of Guyanese prod-
ucts in current export markets
and expand into new markets.
The Guyana Office for In-
vestment (GO-INVEST),
Guyana's investment and ex-
port promotion agency that is
under the direct purview of the
Office of the President, with
other agencies in the public and
private sectors, are engaged in

an aggressive campaign to
implement this strategy.
Guyana is undergoing an
important shift from an agricul-
tural and mining economy to
one more firmly grounded in
services, manufacturing and
construction. Whereas ten years
ago in 1995 agriculture and
mining accounted for over 58%
of GDP, presently they consti-
tute a 38.8% share of GDP.
Since May 2002, invest-
ment and export promotion mis-
sions have held Guyana Trade
and Investment Expositions in
Antigua and Barbuda; St. Lucia;
Barbados; Trinidad and Tobago;
Suriname; Toronto, Canada; and
New York City in the U.S.A.
Over 153 Guyana-based
companies have participated in
these Expositions. [See list on
homepage of GO-INVEST
Based on professional mar-
ket studies, these companies
have been taking advantage of
export opportunities in mainly
six CARICOM markets for
fresh and processed foods, for
wood products and for jewellery
and handicraft products.
The feedback so far from
businesses is that new distribu-
torships, alliances and joint
ventures have been created.
It is also notable that both
export and import volumes for
Guyana have "spiked" during
2003 and 2004, increasing by


NE\l GPC INC. carries on
an 80- %ear tradition of manu-
facture of pharmaceuticals
and house-bold products of
the finest quality.
Todai. lth company. is the
l.ares.t and th- oldest mni iufc-
tuler :f pharmaceuticals in the
Caribbean and boats a prod-
uct iange of in ei ce-. f t' .o
hundred 2enerie., oer-ithl-
c inlter and lhous.e-hbIld prodJ-
Central ti) i. philosophy i'
the belief rewearcb and Je-
iclopmnirit .s ke\ to nmainiain-
Sin: the edge o:n cumpention and
to renaininrig the forerunner in
the pharmaneutical industry in
the Canblh.-in To this end the
companri ni.untin-t. a highly
qualified aid Irained R & D
team i, which carnes owi lull-tine
Research .
Thi,. commitment-to re-
.earclih has en.ibled he company

to develop and launch sexer
newk products on both the loc
and internanonal markets. an
has allowed the company
lend its considerable support
anrious national health initi

One of its most distinc-
tm\e roles a> a social paruier
ha;. he.n in its collabo.ration
..ith the Mlnismii, of Health
on the national HVlr\AIDS
ireateint pri-grdnmme toi
% which the companri, coni-
nienccJ the t iCll Lit.Liuttre ,t
.inl-relro\ iral- in 2100
long bhelie' ed that the effect -
mie treatment and preven-
non oft the spreadl oi H(\it
AIDS lies in the partier-lhip
of resolces of the praiate .1t
public .ector,
A-' such. when the oppo
tunit tfor the conp.-in t,) ph;
a role in the MNni'str.

al Health's programme arose the
al company' otilingl accepted the
id challenge, pledged and ga'e its
to full support. comnmiting its fi-
to nancial. technical and human re-
a- sources to the effort

.i i. ,

Other ,cllaboranion,. in-
cluded ithi.'-e on Uie Ba-tc Nio-i -
tion Programme for which the
company manufactures Sprinkles,
a daily vitamin and mineral

14.84 % and 13.37% respec-
At first glance, Guyana's
relatively small population of
780,000 people and the level of
income, at only US$986 per
capital, makes its domestic mar-
ket appear very limited.
However, the purchasing
power of the population is es-
timated to be US$3,700, almost
four times its per capital income.
Additionally, the overseas
Guyanese population in
Canada, the United States,
CARICOM and the United
Kingdom is about 800,000
people, many of whom want to
buy products and services made
and grown in Guyana.

Labour +A skilled
workforce that is well educated.
+Wages are highly competi-
tive in comparison with other
CARICOM and surrounding
Language +Guyana is the
only English-speaking nation in
South America.
This is a distinct advantage
for investors who want to par-
ticipate in the burgeoning IT in-
dustry that is servicing lucrative
North American markets for
Back Office Processing con-
tracts; and for the tourist indus-
Location +Along with its
CARICOM status, Guyana bor-
ders two of the most important
economies in South America.
Most Guyanese products have
preferential access to the markets
of its Brazilian and Venezuelan
neighbours whose economies
constitute a combined GDP of
US$883 billion and a population
of 201 million people!
+Guyana's CARICOM
membership provides investors
with opportunities to invest in
the CARICOM Single Market
and Economy with a popula-
tion of over 6 million people,
plus the 20 million tourists that
visit the Caribbean annually.
CARICOM has a combined
GDP of US$39 billion (at pur-
chasing power parity estimated
for 2004).
+Guyana enjoys preferential
treatment in the United States

market under the Enhanced Car-
ibbean Basin Initiative, providing
access similar to that enjoyed by
Mexico and Canada. Some prod-
ucts also have special access to
the European Union and Cana-
dian markets.
+In the next 10 years, the
most important investment op-
portunities will be in the devel-
opment of the Guyana north-
ern Brazil Project. It will include
highways, hydro-power genera-
tion, deep-water ports, tele-
communication links, soybean
farms, fish farms, meat and
dairy centers, alumina plants, oil
and gas facilities, IT parks, gold
and diamond mines, and phar-
maceutical factories based on
Guyana's rich bio-diversity.

+Low inflation, declining in-
terest rates, a stable Exchange

+ Tropical hardwoods, gold,
diamonds, bauxite, sand, laterite,'
+ A pristine natural re-
source base with unspoiled.
rainforest and exotic fauna for
developing eco and adventure-
style tourism.

+ [See Investor Roadmap
on GO-INVEST Website

+ Direct fibre-optic link to
the United States
Full and Unrestricted Repa-
triation of Capital, Profits and

+ Protects investment and
the property., of investors' and
ensures the non-discrimina-
tory treatment of domestic
and foreign investors.

TOl111nitted to the dei elopment and manufacture of
quality pliarniaceutical and consumer health products
ht fOUgil reseMCil and 1111101 81100.

supplement More recenitls Nit
iork un the mantifaciure of phair-
maceuical products to siipport
the national ithod-relet iutuai-i'.e
The conipain al-o
forged alliances ith inteina-
tional corporanon,. and .i encie;
such as Heinz. Cipla and the
Pan-Aimeiican lHealth
Orarniisation and through such
alliances intendL to help bhing,
iniproved health .and quality .-t
lhie i, the people :1 Gu\ .i n.1 .i n.I
the Canhhear.r
,A ll [tij IlUt:iC iifre I- .:iil'ed
b\ G 'od NMalril.I..llLin,2 i'r.,.-
th.Le IG M Pi wli,,.h tniri ., ,
Linc>'lnprionusinrig qtuail ., .,,i- .ni -,
and inU'.inuini piod .iti ii.
And the company uil'e. I., ain--
ternal quaalit coritr,.ls :-, ,.-II a.
e\ternal lit...ti..-
ne, within n hb lh ihII C.i ii.he.Ir
and North America to ensure
that standards are maintained at
the highest levels.

NE\\ GPC INC', e.lent\e
i.tnge ot produce. are distrnbued
throuehoat the Caribbean, North
Anietica and the lUnned King-
don, and the coinpan has long
been a major supplier of drugs.
medical products and ,upplies
c., nanonal and pn\ate healthicare
facilities aid providers tltrough-
Over the conorin- year,
NE\W GPC INC inied, to fut- .
llti.r build on it[ tien.'n ih tor ithe
IIIJrll .I[LIr .I f t p .lii i'i* j .-'ULC.i]
1 ,1 OIL- ll i l l ._11 11iC .. ,irnd I .
, pariJ II piodu.t i i- tl'h.
hi. ul, h c, intlnuied I,'u.*Id-J L-
11 Ah .nd deelopnciiit humaji
I, Jl :l.I'':,. i n: i and n -
1-LIL .,lhaoe,>.
NE\% GL INC. wel-
cnm'es the opportunity Ito
again he a part of Gu, Epno
and to showcase its products
and share its vision with its

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Moving into Val

Added Sugars

if it does not come from Demerara it is not Deme

MANY, many years ago,: in
1832 to be exact, at Vreed-en-
Hoop Estate on the West
Bank of Demerara, an inno-
vative process involving the
use of a vacuum pan with
steam energy was introduced
in the manufacturing of
The sugar crystals thus
produced was so refined and of
such superior quality to render
it inadmissible as muscovado
sugar, the dark, sticky type
sugar commonly produced at
the time.
As a result it was classified
by the British authorities as
"Demerara Crystals", and sub-
sequently referred to as
"Demerara Sugar".
The rest, as they say, is his-
tory. Time has seen many incar-
nations of "Demerara Sugar" and
its widespread adoption by
sugar producing countries all
.over the world. Sugar beet manu-
facturers are now producing
"Demerara Sugar", and much of
the "Demerara Sugar" sold in-'
ternationally is actually refined
sugar coated with molasses. In-
deed, the term has become ge-
neric for just about any type of
brown sugar.
Legal recognition of the term
"Demerara Sugar" as a sugar
produced in Demerara region in
Guyana was ended in Novem-
ber 1913 by a decision of the

High Court of Justice at London.
A Metropolitan Police
Magistrate dismissed the case
against the sale of sugar de-
scribed as Demerara sugar, but
which was in fact not the genu-
ine material.:
The litigation was dis-
missed on the grounds that the
expression had become a con-
ventional term for the yellow
crystal sugar not necessarily
produced in Demerara.
The Court however agreed

to give leave to appeal which
was dismissed by the High
Court of Justice.
One of the learned Judges.
opined that the sugar in ques-
tion was Demerara sugar in ev-
ery respect except that it was
not grown in Demerara.
The Oxford Dictionary
[(1990) Clarendon Press Ox-
ford] defines "Demerara Sugar"
as "light brown cane sugar com-
ing originally and chiefly from
Demerara. [Demerara a region in

Ninety -
GuySuCo took th
rect steps to valid
Dictionary's del
term "Demerara
gain global recogi
sociation of "De
with Guyana, its <
In April 2003, th
"created a stir" w
its first branded
sugar, "Demera
natural brown su
the finest quality
very stringent q
Two year lat
Gold" is the est
mium sugar in Gu
Caribbean. count
year, customers
States and the Un
were added to the
bers of satisfied c
GuySuCo i
the direction of
Region's forem
of high quality
sugars to me
needs and pre
time, and under
pensations for
and intellectual
ognition, the wo
to recognize, a
one hundred
years ago that,
come from Dem

Adding value EVERY day! i

Courts Gu3ana Inc. the largest retailer of furniture and
electrical appliances in Guyana is promoting Courts Read
Finance. it's newest form of credit, at Gu% Expo 2k5.
ra This big trade fair is expected to attract oer 25 0.11. local
Iraral 1. and international visitor. |
Courts. an international company. forged into the Guyana
market in 1993 offering the widest range of quahrN electrical
ears later-, and furniture products at the most competiuve prices to con-
he bold and di- summers.
late the Oxford Courts Guiana Inc. has also been offering the best credit
finition of the terms and fle.\blc pay ment plans, an attraction for thousands
Sugar" and re- of customers nationwide.
nation of the as- It is credited too a ith haMing introduced for the first very
merara Sugar" time in Gulana. a
original source. ., "nothing do\%n" credit
he Corporation stem which has
hen it launched gained wide popularity
pre-packaged and v. well accepted.
ara Gold" a Court, Ready Fi-
gar made from nance will gise custorm-
y canes under ers a pre-approved
quality control ..Ar spending limut to shop
at anN Courts store na-
.e tionwide.
ter, "Demerara Courts Readv Finance is the newest .say to finance even-
tablished pre- thing you want for your home from Courts. from a Computer
yana and many to a toaster. With eleven stores across Gus ana. all you need to
tries. And this do is visit the nearest Courts Store and fdl out your applhea-
in the United tion for a Courts Readv Finance card.
united Kingdom Courts Ready Finance works the following way s:
growing num- Pre-approved Spending Limit Courts Ready Finance
consumers. card gives you a pre-approved spending limit to buy anything
is moving in from Courts for your home.
becoming the One Credit Inlerview with many purchases after ap-
rost producer plying you'll have one credit interview at which )ou will be
"Demerara" told of your spending linmi following which you can make one
et customer or as many purchases as you wish to that amount.
Dferences. In Only one monthly payment- there is only one monthly
r the new dis- payment regardless of the amount of items purchased
global trade Choose your payment plan there is a full choice of re-
property rec- payment and protection plans available with Courts Options.
rid will come How to apply- you can apply at your nearest Courts store
sit did over or at Guyexpo 2K5 and be ready to shop there and then. Just
s it did venty walk with an your ID card, a utility bill, references and a re-
and seventy cent pay'slip
if it does not So join us at Guyexpo 2K5 and be sure to sign up for
erara it is not Courts Ready Finance Cardl!!!


What does it take to transform
a small family-run, commu-
nity-based business into a se-
rious national and increas-
ingly international entity? If
anybody knows the answer, its
Feroze owner of Twins
Manufacturing: Chemists.
Feroze says that he practi-
cally grew uip in his father's East La Penitence,-
fascinatedfrom an early age with
the strange alchemy then went
into mixiiig and dispensing
drugs. Some of the business
sense seemed to have rubbed off
on him as well.
When the government de-
cided in a-bid to stimulate lo-
cal production started devel-
opment of the Ruimveldt In-
dustrial Estate in Georgetown,
Feroze enthusiastically took a

chance at investing in building a
factory there. He believed then,
as he believes now, that local.
production is one of the most
powerful stimulants to the
economy since it provides jobs,
in addition to both saving and
earning foreign exchange.,
He decided to name the.,
business Twins after his father's'
pharmacy. According to
Feroze, what is now a registered
company name came about in- -
cidentally. His paternal grand-
father was one half of a twin,
two Cornelia Ida siblings who
took their business to
Georgetown. Customers used
to casually refer to their phar-
macy as the "The twins place"
and the name stuck
"We started out producing
Hygenol antiseptic and germi-

cide, a pine oil product," says
Feroze. Today the inventory of
Twins products includes, tonics,.
cough syrups, personal care
products, insecticide, glass
cleaner, perfume and even dis-.
tilled water. He and his wife
Zabeeda spent the past thin\
odd years building the company
up from scratch; the company's
core strategy being to develop,.
manufacture and market prod-,
ucts that people are going to find
useful in their day to day lives.
Feroze says that he doesn't
bank on a nationalistic senti-
ment to market his products lo-
cally; he doesn't feel that some-
one should buy what he's sell-
ing simply because it was made
by a Guyanese company in
"Guyana. He feels that the qual-
ity of what Twins has to offer

Feroze and his wife Zabeeda at last year's Guyexpo. The Twins Manufacturing Chem-
ists display copped the best booth display.

should speak for itself; and he's
confident that his products have
a lot to say not only locally but
in the overseas market as well.
For him Guyexpo 2005 is
an opportunity to get his
goods on display to foreign

visitors, especially those from
the smaller Caribbean is-
lands where he believes he
has a possibly fruitful mar-
ket. And as for any possible
expansion South, he hasn't
made up his mind quite yet

but he recently found out
that many of his products are
being smuggled into Brazil.,
This year, locally-based Bra-
zilians are invited to get a
look at the products from the


r. *

The Government of Guyana, through the Ministry of Tourism, Industry and

Commerce, and with support from the Private Sector will launch a buy local

campaign to mainly reclaim the local market for certain basic commodities.

Themed 'Pride in our Industry'
it is expected that through the
campaign Guyanese consumers
will enhance their purchase, ot
local commodities, while at the
same time, manufacturers
will enhance the quality
of products being offered
on the local market.

The Commerce Divi-
sion of the Ministry has
already taken some steps C-
to restore pride in the in-
dustry in keeping with
its mandate to create an
enabling environment for
business in Guyana.
To this end the divi- -,
sion has over the last year -.

collaborated with
the Office of the Presi- -
dent a Draft Policy Dis- g.
cussion Paper entitled .-
Enhancing National
Competitiveness: Imple-
menting the National
collaborated with
our partners in the pri-
vate sector to develop a
strategy and implementa-
tion plan aimed at
strengthening the ability
of the local garment sec-
tor to meet critical suc-
cess factors, become
more competitive, and es-
tablish linkages with in-
ternational markets.
set the stage for
encouraging the develop- -4.b
ment of E-Commerce in
Guyana through the pro-
duction of Draft E-Com-
merce Legislation and a
Draft Policy Discussion
Paper entitled, Towards an E-
Commerce Strategy for Guyana.

The Consumer Affairs Divi-
sion Consumers is of the view
too, that consumers can benefit
from a restoration of pride in our
industry, as the theme suggests.
Also, it is intended that through
this campaign, local consumers
will regain their confidence in
locally manufactured commodi-
ties being offered on the local
The Consumer Affairs Divi-
sion, over the years has worked
assiduously to stimulate the

consuming public into action
that would demonstrate con-
'unier pou,.er and hai- ad-
equiaelk, Jdicharged iis re.pon-
.ibilhi, for educ.,air,. cc n itlmU er,

of their
rights and re- sponsibilities.
In 1992, the Division held
a seminar under the theme "EV-
1995 the theme was "PREPAR-
21ST CENTURY". Building on
these themes the Division has
overthe years established a live
Call-In Television Programme,
which allows interfacing with
the consumer and provided a
hotline desk open to the pub-
The 'Pride in our Industry'

c a m -
paign will cer-
tainly go a far way
in allowing the consum-
ers to have greater economic
purchasing power, thus enabling
them to reflect confidence in the

The world has witnessed
phenomenal changes in produc-
tive activities engineered by
technological development and
the demand for consumer items.
Globalistion has put small
economies at a great disadvan-

tage and hence, they cannot
afford to remain isolated.
With protected and preferential
market status being constantly
eroded, several producers now
face competition on both the
domestic and export markets.
For small economies to
prosper, they should pursue a
policy of industrialsation.
A developed industrial sec-
tor is necessary to move small
economics forward viz-a-viz
sustainable economic growth
and poverty reduction.
Guyana, as a developing
country, is heavily dependent

on its natural resources and is
vulnerable to external shocks
and movement of business
cycles, globally. The Govern-
ment of Guyana has recognized
the need to expand the manu-
facturing base of the economy,
through the development of in-
Hence, lands for industrial
purpose are identified and de-
veloped to international stan-
dards. To date, there are three
(3) operational estates
namely Ruimveldt Industrial
Estate, Eccles Industrial Es-
tate and Coldingen Industrial
These estates allow inves-
tors the latitude to manufacture
consumer items with a high
quality and within the regula-
tions of the regulatory bodies
that are integral to the suc-
cess of the enterprise and
the satisfaction of con-
It is felt that a cam-
paign such as this one
i ill enc,.urage the ex-
* r poedes
:n sion the current

h he start up
ofne\, businesses
utiliirng local prod-
uct. ,nd services,

mu,:, needed rec-
niin tlo prod-ing
-- .-u. cr being cur-
rently produced
on these es-
The idea
Str the cam-
paign was
F trst dis-
cussed in
2004 with
the then
tion, and
.1. agreement
t s reached on
lic mf-llowing 8
"l als to be tar-

Agro Processing
Construction and
Forestry and Wood
S Products
Mineral & Related
oo Industries
Printing and Packaging
Textiles and Sewn

While the main objective of
this campaign is a reduction of
Guyana's trade deficit with
other countries, opportunity
will also be taken to enhance the
relationship between manufac-
turers and consumers.
Consumers must be made to
see tangible benefits of support-
ing local businesses, whether it
be improved incomes, more job
opportunities, or general im-
provement in the standard of
GUYEXPO 2005 provides
an excellent opportunity for the
launching of this campaign es-

pecially as manufacturers will
once again have an opportunity
for increased visibility of their
products, even smaller busi-
nesses which are somewhat
'low profile' will also be given
an added boost.
At GUYEXPO ordinary
citizens will be exposed to
Guyanese products that they
were previously unaware of,
and hence it is necessary that
the necessary impact be made
here for the purposes of
Some of the activities being
planned for the launching of this
campaign as part of
GUYEXPO activities are the
erecting of Billboards, produc-
tion of postrs, pens, buttons,
all with the'theme Pride in our
Industry emblazoned.
Following GUYEXPO,
there are plans to schedule a
number of their activities, in-
cluding inter alia:
Hosting of a Business
Forum (possibly at the end of
November) where opportunity
will be taken to sell the idea to
manufacturers and service pro-
Use of the theme Pride in
our Industry by all local com-
panies on their products, adver-
tising, etc.
Use of the MINTIC
Website to promote the cam-
Organisation of live tele-
vision programs/panel discus-
sions involving stakeholders
(private sector and consumers).
Collaboration with pri-
vate sector for the setting up of
Point of Sale Displays in Super-
Promotion of award
schemes for both manufacturers
and consumers. For manufactur-
ers a Local Entrepreneur of the
Year Award could be considered,
whereas consumers could ben-
efit from giveaways in the form
of hampers of local products,
Provision of technical as-
sistance to companies to enable
the production of quality goods
and services. This will be done
through seminars, workshops,
attachment of technical experts
from other CARICOM Mem-
ber States, and other countries.
Production of promotional
materials such as television and
radio jingles, Bill Boards, Post-
ers, T-Shirts, pens, etc. with the
theme Pride in our Industry.
Features of successful
companies in newspapers and
on television, sharing informa-
tion on how their investment in
new technology, advertising,
packaging, etc. led to their prod-
ucts achieving success on local
and international markets.
Industrial Estates in
Guyana accommodate a wide
range of activities such as phar-
maceutical and chemicals, lum-
ber and wood products, furni-
ture manufacturing, food and
agro processing, fish process-
ing, printing and electronics,
fabrication and garment manu-
There is also light manu-
facturing and cement blocks



Banks DIH turns 50

While Guyespo is celebrating
its tenth anniversary, Banks
DIH one of the event's main
supporters is currently cel-
ebraling its 5O of operation.
For George McDonald,
marketing manager for Banks,
. Guyexpo 2005 is an opportu-
nity to display his company's
wide portfolio of products.
"It's an opportunity," says
McDonald, "to showcase our
products to a younger genera-
tion, as well as to update our
older supporters on the new
things we have to offer."
McDonald says that
Guyanese customers have been
the bedrock of Banks DHI with
the company's revenue of the
past half century coming over-
whelm inglyfm,-nthe local madkew
However, McDonald says j H ll
that the management of the
company also recognizes that
times ae changing and with the
advent of the Caribbean Single
Market and Economy (CSME) ness environment.
and the Free Trade Area of the He says that with more in-
Americas (FEAA), Banks DIHI tenational competition, the lo-
is going to be thrust into an ex- cal market share for Banks DIHI
tremely competitive global busi- products will continue to shrink

Slates Seaboard, Canada and to
a lesser degree the Unted King-
Because of this, says
McDonald, the company has
been investing heavily in expos
and trade shows, working on
introducing its products to more
and more people overseas. For
the Banks executive, this year's
w.. theGuyexpo is an excellent chance
"Guyexpo is [also] an inter-
national event," says
McDonald, "...we are going to
be actively seeking out poten-
tial partners."
ImiHe says that while the trade
show has its detractors, in his
opinion Guyexpo rivals some of
the better expos he's been to
around the world. That's the
reason why Banks DIH has
continued to support. the event
as it has developed over the
years. And what can visitors to
the Banks DIH Village expect
forcing the company to seek when they go to Guyexpo
overseas markets, particularly 2005?
within the formidable Guyanese "They get a chance to
communities that reside in the taste quality,"- says
Caribbean, the Eastern United McDonald.

Less than a year into its op-
erations, U mobile has sig-
nificantly expanded its cover-
age and sales throughout the
country bringing affordable
mobile service to communi-
ties who previously had no
access or were prohibited by
high prices. U mobile is not
only succeeding with its ag-
gressive expansion drive to
get Guyana covered, it is do-
ing it with style and youthful
finesse, becoming wel known
for its professional jazzy look
and appeal with its fun ap-
proach to advertising. It's a
refreshing and unique step
away from the norm.
Got U Covered
U Mobile is in the process
of expanding its coverage on
parts of the Linden Highway.
Phase one is now. complete,
making it the first time in
Guyana's history that people
can get mobile service on the 65
mile long highway.
U Mobile currently has 38
GSM sites strategically placed
in the densely populated areas
of Guyana. Its expansion has
grown by 25 % in the last two
months with coverage improve-
ments in Linden, New
Amsterdam, Rosehall, Parika,
Soesdyke, Albertown,
Georgetown and more.
Currently sections of.
Essequibo including Leguan are
receiving coverage and plans are
in progress to cover the entire
Essequibo region as well as
Rates: More talk time for
Customer surveys show
that the #1 reason customers

choose U Mobile is for its af-
fordable rates. Talk time is
down right cheap and provides
customers with the flexibility
and comfort to "Talk like U
are tailor made for specific
types of customers who may
prefer to pay before, or pay
later Savings include "Friends
and Family" packages that give
50% off calls to three fre-,
quently used numbers. The
package allows customers to all

U mobile and X2 energising 1
at Linden's first Independe
concert sponsored by U mobil
their family and friends for as
low as $14 a minute, all the
time, every day.
"Global U" is an interna-
tional call savings plan which al-
lows customers to pay the same
rate as when using a land line to
a country of their choice.
Being a U Mobile custom-
ers guarantees great savings and
flexibility. Every customer who
signs up with U Mobile auto-
matically receives up to 900
FREE text messages, voicemail
and call waiting.
More service: Roaming
Now U Mobile customers

who travel around the world can
move comfortably from country
to country using their U Mobile
number and cell phone. With U
Mobile roaming, customers can
receive and make calls to fam-
ily, friends and business col-
leagues, without having to
change their phone or number.
Roaming services with the US
and the Caribbean are currently
available for U Mobile custom-
It's all about U:
Community development is
a big part of how
U Mobile oper-
-' r ales. Over the last
nine months more
than $100 million
has been spent in
programmes across
Guyana ranging
from charitable or-
ganizations, educa-
tion and sporting
activities to social
the crowd events in Linden,
ence Day Berbice and
le. Georgetown and
along the East and
West Coast.
A different approach to ser-
Known for its comfortable
and modem sales locations with
friendly and professional staff,
U Mobile has set a new stan-
dard for customer service and
service delivery in Guyana. Its
air conditioned, branded, spa-
cious retail centres are in
Georgetown, Linden and
Every customer receives
personal care in service and all
the retail centers are staffed with
knowledgeable and well trained

solutions driven staff.
In addition the U Mobile
personalised Customer Care
Centre is just a phone call
away. Available from 6am to
10pm Monday to Saturday, cus-
tomers simply dial #022 from
their U mobile phones or 660-
1000 from a landline for assis-
tance and inquiries on calls,
bills, promotions and details on

U Mobile has opened up
the market for customers who
simply could not afford a Mo-
bile phone. The company has
introduced a variety of low cost
handsets for as low as $4,900.
All phones are GSM triband
phones, allowing customers to
roam from country to country
using their U Mobile phone and
Additional savings are
found in all the packages. Cus-
tomers choosing the Pay Now
Plan have no monthly fees,
spending flexibility and the abil-
ity to receive calls even with no
credit on their account. Pay
later customers get up to 33%
more monthly minutes with
the first monthly fee deferred.
U Mobile's Talk like U Do
slogan has caught on across the
country. The company is con-
stantly offering ways for cus-
tomers to PAY LESS TO
As the new kid on the
block U Mobile has already
begun to make its mark in
the telecommunications
landscape in coverage, rates,
service and its community
spirit .... and it has only just

Promoting healthy lifestyles -


From a cottage industry producing fresh juices in a kitchen
blender, to a state of the art Tetra Plant facility, Tropical Or-
chard Products Company Limited (Topco) has come a far way.
Started in 1983 as a cottage industry supplying fresh natural
fruit juices to friends and family of the then owner, Mr. Geoffrey
Murray, this company was acquired by Demerara Distillers Lim-
ited in 1993 and evolved into a full fledged industrial operation,
providing fresh fruit juices to restaurants, hotels and consumers
across the country.
Their famous cherry juice blend is sought out by visitors around
the world while their other seasonal juices such as plum, fruit
punch, passion fruit and guava have all helped TOPCO become a
household name.
In 2003, Topco took another major step forward, investing in a
state of the art, Tetra Pak plant and in June of that year, the new
wedged shape Topco juice drinks were launched to the Guyanese
consumers. These wedged shaped packages of
Cherry, Passion, F r u i t
Punch and Or- / ange
soon be-%
came a

choice for -
parents who -
wanted a
healthy alterna-
tive for their kids.
Piggy backing on the
success of the earlier flavours, Guava Cherry
and Cherry Passion were launched the following year and both con-
tinued the success stories of the earlier flavours.
Topco also launched a I Litre package under the WAVE brand
of 100% Orange Juice, Cherry Juice, Passion and Fruit Punch which
are also favourites for the breakfast table.
In June 2005 Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) announced a
new co-packing agreement with PepsiCo Inc to package the
Gatorade and Tropicana Branded products in 200ml Tetra Pak for
Guyana and the Caribbean markets.
This agreement was significant not
only for the company but for
Guyana as a whole
since it has helped to
boost exports of
value added products
from Guyana to the t
rest of the Caribbean.
This agreement
is also in keeping
with Topco's com- _
mitment to empha-
size the need for
children to develop .
healthy lifestyles "
early. The goal
of the company
has been to of- t
fer healthy
product choices
in schools by de-
veloping healthy
products that ap-
peal to kids and
by promoting
programs that en-
courage kids to
lead active lives.
The Gatorade
and Tropicana
brands are a perfect match with Topco since these
products are also part of Pepsi's Health and Wellness Philoso-
phy where the company focuses on "Promoting Healthy Kids
Recently, DDL has embarked on a "Healthy Eating"
schools programme they have been working along with the
Primary Schools talking to children about healthy lifestyles
and the importance of healthy eating. Children across the
country are being given an opportunity to try these products
as the "Healthy Eating" team moves across the country from
school to school emphasizing the need for Healthy Lifestyles.


So changing the face of
i le telecommunications in
Guyana by leaps and bounds