Guyana chronicle

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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.


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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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Nude stand-in
wants exposure
BEL ING (Reuters) -A Chinese actress who played
Hollywood movie star Zhang Ziyi's naked body
double in "The Banquet" wants her name in the
movie's credits, state media reported Friday.
"The Banquet," a Fcng Xiaogang-directed film set

for release in China in the autumn, stars "Memoirs of a Geisha"
actress Zhang Ziyi and features several body doubles to play her
in nude and fight scenes, the Nanfang Daily newspaper said.
Shao Xiaoshan said she was paid 20,000 yuan ($2,500) for
shooting several nude scenes in comments carried by the paper.
"Feng Xiaogang was very satisfied with my body, and asked
me to play the 'naked double'," the paper quoted Shao as saying.
But the actress feared a lack of exposure, hearing that her
name would not appear in the credits and having her calls ig-

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Plans to collectively combat non-communicable diseases and curb serious crimes were among major decisions
taken at the just-concluded 27th Caribbean Community (CARICOM) summit in Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis.

$40M revolving loan
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- President announces plan to

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Page 12

Appeal fund for
slain security guard
family open
THE appeal fund for the family of slain Security Guard Curtis
Robertson, initiated by the Guyana National Newspapers Lim-
ited, publishers of the Guyana and Sunday Chronicle about
two months ago, has been activated.
An account, with the number 6550461, is open at the Republic
Bank (formerly National Bank of Industry and Commerce (NBIC.)
A page one photo and editorial in the April 29th edition of the
Sunday Chronicle on the plight of the wife and seven sons of the
security guard stirred the hearts of many readers here and over-
In response to the e-mails and in our little way to help the
family in this great hour of need, the appeal was launched.
Robertson was slain in the murderous attack on acting Agricul-
ture Minister Satyadeow Sawh on April 22. Two of the ministers'
siblings Pulmatie Persaud and Rajpat Rai were also killed.
Since the attack, several persons from overseas and agencies
from Guyana, such as the University of Guyana, have made dona-
tions to the guard's widow Rehanna Haywood.
She says she is thankful for the appeal which was launched
since the money will help out a great deal.
Haywood was given a house lot at Parfaite Harmony, West
Bank Demerara by the Guyana Government and Food for the
Poor has offered to build the home.

targeting diabetes,
iesity, smoking

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THE Guyana Police Force held its traditional anniversary route march in Georgetown yesterday with Home Affairs
Minister Gail Teixeira taking the salute outside the Home Affairs Ministry on Brickdam.
Commissioner of Police Winston Felix later took his salute outside Force Headquarters on Young Street and
addressed the ranks on parade. The force is observing its 167th anniversary this month.
Here, a section of the contingent gives the salute to Ms. Teixeira yesterday. (Winston Oudkerk photo)
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The decision to go on the
offensive, methodically,
against non-communicable
diseases, including obesity and
mental illness, would also
embrace taxing tobacco products
and imposing a ban on smoking
in public places.
Further, with studies
revealing an alarming high level
of obesity, including among the
region's children, policies are to
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introduced to standardise
healthy meals prepared for
school children; and food
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show low calories and fat
Chronic non-
communicable diseases,
including diabetes, stroke
and heart diseases and
hypertension, are now
regarded as killing more
people in the Caribbean than
the dreaded HIV/AIDS virus,
according to CARICOM's
current chairman, Prime
Minister Denzil Douglas of
St Kitts and Nevis.
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hypertension, resulting from
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matters among CARICOM
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The health challenges were
highlighted in a briefing
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Chairman of the Caribbean
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ninth Caribbean Festival of
Creative Arts
(CARIFESTA) in Trinidad
and Tobago in September,
were among the packed
agenda issues for last
week's four-day summit.
The end-of-summit
communique that reflects decisions
on human resources development,
health and HIV/AIDS said that a
study received from Sir George on
"the macro-economic implications
of non-communicable diseases",
showed that the number of deaths
resulting from diabetes,
hypertension and heart diseases
are 10 times higher than the
number resulting from HIV/AIDS.
The report also identified
the high costs of treatment of
diabetes and hypertension
across the community.
** On crime and security,
the summit approved a regional
strategy for ensuring a "safe
and secured environment" for
the hosting of Cricket World
Cup 2007, the arrangements of
which could prove advantageous
in the longer term in facilitating
intra-regional freedom of
movement with the creation of
a single economic space.
Components of the
strategy include the
introduction of a common "Visa
Policy" applicable to nationals
of some 46 countries, including
CARICOM states; an
Advanced Passenger
Information system (APIS); a
system of intelligence-sharing
and creation of an estimated
400-strong regional Law
Enforcement and Military
Operational Team.

** CULTURE: For' the
forthcoming 9th CARIFELSTA,
the Caribbean's premiere
cultural event, scheduled for
Trinidad and Tobago from
September 22 to October 1 this
year, arrangements are being
vigorously pursued to ensure
the widest and highest quality
of involvement from delegations
from the Greater Caribbean,
including Cuba, the Dominican
Republic and Haiti.
The Heads of
Government also agreed to
provide financial support for
the Regional Endowment Fund
for Culture and the Arts as well
as to contribute to the financial
sustainability of CARIFESTA.
The Bahamas is to host the 10th
CARIFESTA in 2008.

** On the controversial
issue of human trafficking and
a United States-imposed
arbitrary rating system, the
community leaders agreed that
it was necessary to establish a
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U.S. destroyer arrives in Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) A U.S.
Navy guided missile destroyer
with the navy's most advanced
combat weapon system

arrived in Japan yesterday as
tensions surrounding North
Korea's missile tests
remained high.

The USS Mustin, equipped
with missile tracking and
engaging systems and with a
crew of 300, will be permanently

deployed at the navy's
Yokosuka base in Tokyo Bay,
U.S. Navy spokeswoman
Hanako Tomizuka said.
The U.S. Navy now has
eight vessels equipped with its
Aegis weapon system at
Yokosuka, home of its Seventh
Fleet. They are scheduled to be
joined next month by the Aegis
cruiser Shiloh, which last month
took part in an exercise off
Hawaii that involved
successfully intercepting a
missile in flight.
Separately, Japan's
Maritime Self-Defence Force
conducted a missile firing drill
off the Hawaiian island of Kauai
on Friday as part of a
multinational exercise, Kyodo
news agency said yesterday.
Three destroyers each

successfully fired a missile at
an unmanned target aircraft, it
A salvo of missile tests by
North Korea on Wednesday,
including the launch of a long-
range Taepodong-2 missile,
unsettled the region and led to
calls for the United Nations
Security Council to impose
international sanctions on
North Korea has insisted it
has the right to test the
missiles, and has said it would
consider sanctions against it a
declaration of war. Much of its
anger has been aimed at Japan
for pushing for sanctions.
Japan also banned a North
Korean ferry, the only regular
direct link between the two
countries, from entering its

ports for six months as part of
a package of initial sanctions.
A poll published yesterday
found that four-fifths of
Japanese think their country
should step up economic
sanctions against North Korea
in response to the missile
A total of 80.7 per cent
favoured stronger sanctions such as
blocking money remittances to
North Korea or curbing trade with
Pyongyang, according to a survey
of 1,011 people conducted on
Friday and yesterday by Kyodo.
On North Korea's missile
firings, 87 per cent expressed
anxiety, with 45.2 per cent
saying they "feel very
anxious"- and 41.8 per cent
saying they "feel somewhat
anxious", it said.



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Regions 1, 8 and 9.
1. The Central Government of Guyana has installed an Integrated Financial Management and
Accounting System (IFMAS) in its Ministries. Departments and Regional Administration offices
to computerize its financial management functions.
2. Agencies in Georgetown are connected to the central database server located at the Ministry of
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By Philip Pullella and Jane

VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) -
Pope Benedict urged Spain
yesterday to defend the
traditional family in the
country where the Church and
government have clashed
head-on over the legalization
of gay marriage.
The Pope said there were
certain things to which the
Church must just say "No", and
that the family based on
heterosexual marriage was "a
unique institution in God's
The 79-year-old Pope
received a tumultuous welcome

in the coastal city of Valencia,
where he was to spend little
more than 24 hours at a global
gathering of Roman Catholic
But Spanish Prime
Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez
Zapatero, whose government
legalized gay marriage last
year, was whistled while he
visited the archbishop's
residence for an audience with
the Pope, which lasted just 15
"There are certain things
that Christian life says 'No'
to," the Pope told reporters on
his plane from Rome to Spain.
"We want to make people
understand that according to
human nature, it is a man and
a woman who are made for

each other and made to give
humanity a future," he added.
As well as the gay marriage
law, which gives gays the same
adoption and inheritance rights
as heterosexual couples, the
Church has criticized new
Spanish laws making divorce and
fertility treatment easier and
cutting religious education.
The Pope paid tribute to
historical Spain, once ruled by
the Catholic kings, and urged
bishops to hold firm "at a time
of rapid secularization".
"Acting as if (God) did not
exist or relegating faith to the
purely private sphere,
undermines the truth about
man and compromises the
future of culture and society,"
he said.

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Migrant dies as U.S. Coast Guard chases speedboat

MIAMI, (Reuters) A Cuban
migrant died yesterday from
possible head injuries after
the US. Coast Guard chased
a speedboat suspected of
smuggling 31 people into the
United States and fired into
its engines to stop the vessel,
US. officials said.
The Coast Guard said the
death of a woman on the boat

was not as a result of the
shooting, which occurred after
a high-speed chase about
dawn that began 39 miles (63
km) south of Key West and
ended 4 miles (6.4 km) south
of Boca Chica in Florida.
Two Coast Guard vessels
tried to corner the 36-foot
(1l-metre) Carrera, a
speedboat with three

outboard motors that tried to
ram one of the pursuing vessels
more than five times. It had three
suspected people smugglers on
board in addition to 31
An investigation will
determine whether the smuggling
suspects face charges and the
status of the passengers will be
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The Coast Guard said two
rounds were fired into one of the
boat's engines to stop it and that
"no migrants received injuries as
a result of the disabling fire."
It said three migrants were
found to be in need of medical
attention, including the woman,
who had severe bruises to her
face and apparent head injuries.
She died as she was being taken
to hospital.
The dead woman might
have sustained the head injuries
during the high-speed voyage,
Capt. Phil Heyl, the Coast
Guard commander in Key West,
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these people to brace
themselves against the impact of
the boat slamming into the rough
seas," Heyl said.
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"Smugglers often treat
migrants as if they were human
cargo, with blatant disregard for
individual life and safety. This
must stop," said R. Alexander
Acosta,' U.S. Attorney for the
Southern District of Florida.
Hundreds of Cubans leave
their communist country every
year by sea, paying smugglers
about $8,000 to take them
across the Florida Straits to the
United States.
Some smugglers have turned
their operations to Mexico and

Central America to avoid
interception by the U.S. Coast
Cuba blames the U.S.
government for encouraging
illegal emigration from the island
by granting almost automatic
residence to Cubans who make
it across to dry land in the
United States.
Under Washington's
controversial "dry-foot, wet-
foot" policy adopted after a
mass exodus of Cubans in
1994, boat people intercepted
at sea are returned to Cuba.

Mexican leftist claims vote fraud
By Catherine Bremer and Alistair Bt3

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) Andres Manne Lopez Obrador.
a fiery leftist who finished second in Mexico's contested
presidential election, claimed yesterday he was the victim
of fraud and called supporters to the streets in protest
Lopez Obrador said the razor-thin election victory of
conservative Felipe Calderon last Sunday %as plagued by
irregularities. He said he would take his case to a large crowd in
the capital's vast Zocalo square yesterday.
"We are faced with a typical case of electoral fraud in
Mexuco," Lopez Obrador told foreign correspondents hours
before the rally, where at least 100,000 people were expected
to back the popular former mayor of Mexico City.
"We are sure we won the election," he said. "I am going
to defend our victory."

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THE just-concluded 27th CARICOM Summit in St Kitts
and Nevis was one of the more significant of such con-
ferences in the 33 years existence of the regional eco-
nomic integration movement. Both for the progress
made and the evident spirit of camaraderie that
characterized the occasion throughout.
Whether the issue was regional security for and be-
yond Cricket World Cup 2007; forging a
common programme in battling crime; widening the cat-
egories for nationals eligible for intra-regional free move-
ment to live and work; or addressing sensitive
matters like backing a non-CARICOM candidate for a
UN Security Council seat in October, consensus was the
order of the day without expediently
sacrificing fundamental principles in governance of the
Guyana, which for the first time had a Foreign Minis-
ter (Rudy Insanally) as head of its delegation, instead
of Head of State or Prime Minister, would have good
cause to be satisfied with important decisions taken.
Among them would be the basis for the consensus
arrived at in support for Venezuela to secure the non-
permanent seat on the UN Security Council for which it
is competing against United States-backed Guatemala.
Also, in ensuring that there will be a CARICOM observer
mission among overseas monitoring teams for the
coming general elections.
Critical to the choice for the UN Security Council seat,
an issue which the U.S. State Department unfortunately
chose to politicise to the extent of strengthening the
resolve of some CARICOM governments in opposing

That vote for Venezuela

Guatemala, was the positions of Guyana and Belize -
both of which have territorial disputes with, respectively,
Venezuela and Guatemala.
Once it became clear that support would be forth-
coming from both Guyana and Belize for Venezuela with-
out prejudice to a satisfactory resolution to their histori-
cal territorial disputes, the deliberations proceeded with
reported specific suggestions being linked to the deci-
They included reaffirmation of an earlier proposal by
a trio of CARICOM Prime Ministers for a meeting with
the Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez, as soon as
This time, the focus will specifically be in getting a
more positive approach by his administration in overall
cooperation with Guyana, and also in forging synergies
between Trinidad and Tobago's proposed regional en-
ergy plan and the Venezuela-initiated energy coopera-
tion agreement with CARICOM states, namely
The CARICOM leader identified to head talks with
Chavez! is Trinidad and Tobago's Patrick Manning. In
preparation for that meeting, Venezuela may be required
to reflect on its own contradictory positions in giving as-
surance not to impede Guyana's economic develop-
ment, yet not facilitating the environment for foreign in-
vestment in the disputed region. Worse, and quite re-
cently, opposing fortunately unsuccessfully two
loans for Guyana from the Inter-American Development
What is clearly required is not mere public relations,
media-driven gestures but for Venezuela, under
Chavez's leadership, to come forward with an initiative
of significance that demonstrates, in practical
terms, commitment to Guyana's overall economic devel-
opment while negotiations proceed with more deliber-

ate haste to resolve a colonial-inherited territorial dis-
Guatemala may have shot itself in the foot by
its policy of hostility over recent years in opposing initia-
tives by CARICOM. Not only in securing concessions
in the competitive marketing of its bananas in
Europe, but by its consistent opposition to the
community's quest for special and differential
treatment for disadvantaged economies in external trade
and economic negotiations.
In the final analysis, however, while Guatemala may.
have been the wrong candidate for the U.S. to back
against Venezuela, it was Guyana's decision to be sup-
portive without prejudice to its national interest that
undoubtedly made the crucial difference in CARICOM's
preferred choice for that non-permanent UN Security
Council seat in October.
Strategies in the months ahead would be closely

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GIVING a 'human face' in
marketing the benefits of the
CARICOM Single Market
(CSME) remains a major
challenge to the region's
economic integration move-
ment, 33 years after it was
launched at Chaguaramas in
Trinidad and Tobago.
This much was quite in evi-


;deice during thelatest Heads of
Government Conference even
before the official .release of the
.communique on the !27th
CARICOM Summit that con-
cluded in Si Kitts and Nevis on
.Ihursday evening ,as this col,
umn was being writ-
Now that the leaders of a
dozen Caribbean CLommunity
states lave .finally managed' to
get their act together, after
some tension-filled negotiations.
to launch the CARICOM Single
Market (CSM). the primary
focus has shifted to completing
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ing reality shortly thereafter.
Difficult, challenging the
task has surely been in moving
the process forward from the
launch of CARICOM in
Trinidad and Tobago in 1973 to
the two separate signing cer-
emonies for inauguration of the
CSM in 2006 first by six
countries in Jamaica last Janu-
ary, and another half a
dozen last Monday in St. Kitts.
A critical dimension to
launching the 12-member CSM
was reaching a compromise for-
mula for contributions to the
CARICOM Development Fund
(CDF), initially with a capital
endowment of US$120M.
The compromise was es-
sentially based on the
principle that.countries to ben-
efit the most must be the ones
to contribute the most, and it
managed to meet different con-
cerns of the.less developed
economies of the OECS sub-re-
gion and Belize, as for the so-
called 'More Developed Coun-
tries, among them Jamaica and


However: translating satis-
faction in milestones iin
CARICOM's progress togiving
the region's economic integra-
tion movement a human face, or
making it whiit Prime Minister
Owen Arthur speaks of as "a
lived experience", is proving to
be quite an enormous problem.
That is the sensitive issue of
intra-regional labour mobility
better and more popularly
known as 'free movement of
It may well reIqu ire involve-
ment of our sporling and cultural
icols and. I dlarcsay. also
rcaler prloft'l sionlla conm it-
me'nl by lic' h re it)i ilmedia in

enabling the
CARICOM political directorate
to overcome some very difficult
hurdles, including the burden of
p a r o c h i a lism
and, worse, xenophobia, to
complete by 2008

the infrastructure for the func-
tioning, finally, of the
envisaged common regional
In other words, transform-
ing what has for so many years
been largely viewed as a mecha-
nism for intra-regional:trade and
functional cooperation to a
peoplecentred movement to
sustain a sea.mlLss regional
eco.npmy even in the face of1
an apparent obsession by some
about. being "swamped
by outsiders" (read that as
"other" CARiCOM nationals).
Deal effectively with cross-
border crimes and monitor
closely elements from outside
national 'borders whose
iihe,l ',, add to serious local
social problems, ass well as those
who exploit cheap migrant
labour or Iraffic in persons for
Bill let there he transpar-
enic in all that is done. antl not
i islselC sltte iiisn it tiil', ;iand
acencie"s Ito en'a; i ctls tllit

hide deep-rooted insularism and/
or social and ethnic prejudices
that make a mockery of free
movement of labour that's inte-
gral to the success of the emerg-
ing CSME.
In the words of the Prime
Minister of Trinidad and To-
bago, Patrick Manning, who has
been openly praised by his
community colleagues for his
sterling contribution to help get
the Development Fund off the
"Free movement of labour
has been and continues to be the
bugbear in efforts at deepening
the economic integration
process...We must shed our
mental shackles on this impor-
tant matter. It is most essential
for the way forward...
."We must change our atti-
tudes to one.another in funda-
mental ways in the Caribbean.
Support of the cricket team
doth not a West Indian

civilisation make. We cannot
continue to merely come to the
gatme, applaud the potential
glory of the West Indies and re-
tire to pavilions limited by o(ur
narrow shoreline: taking c.'oil'ori
andl eekin raisaon itl'ir I in oar
se iiratll' l i's iiil ailll ahe i ds nul

in our small sovereignties..."
Prime Minister Arthur who
has come under some sharp
criticism at home, particularly
from callers to radio talk-shows.
for his advocacy for a better
understanding why free move-
ment of people was inevitable

in the process of a functioning
CSME, would readily
empathise with the sentiment
expressed by Manning.
But as leaders of two coun-
tries whose economies stand to
benefit the most from the
CARICOM Development
Fund, Prime Ministers Manning
and Arthur themselves have
much work to do at home in
convincing, for a start, their re-
spective immigration and cus-
toms officers about their own
important roles in facilitating
free movement of labour in the

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for ALL community states now
beating the drum of CSME-
Perhaps the community's
governments may yet be en-
abled to deal in more practical
terms with the problem of free
movement from the plans to be

unfolded in the form of a com-
prehensive regional security in-
frastructure for Cricket World
Cup 2007.
Jamaica's Naiional Security
Minister Peter Phillips and Bar-
bados'. Deputy Prime Minister,
Mia Mottley made a relevant
observation at a media briefing
during last week's CARICOM
If the arrangements 'for
the World Cup. including use
of a standardised innmigratiop
form, no stamping of piss-
ports and compliance with' a
security vetting process
proves successful. then they
could well be adapted, to
enhance hassle- freedom
of movement across t'ie
region in keeping with the
spirit of labour
mobility under the CSML
Necessity, they say, is the
mother of invention. let'us
see how arrangements for "a
safe and secured environ-
ment" for Cricket World Cup
can be translated to providing
a free imovrlieient-friendly en-
viroinenlt that is integirail to
ti funiictioning io a c1 iiliomon
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Hemispheric nations

should help establish

confidence in Guyana


THE countries of the West-
ern Hemisphere in general
and the states of the Carib-
bean Community
(CARICOM) in particular
have a responsibility to en-
sure that agreed modalities
are put in place that would
allow broad acceptance in
Guyana of the results of im-
pending general elections.
While power-sharing by the
political parties elected to the
Guyana Parliament would be

the most desirable outcome of
general elections that are consti-
tutionally due, and may be held,
by early September, the over-
riding concern must be that the
elections are endorsed as free
and fair by all the political par-
ties and independent observer
If the elections are not re-
garded as free of voter manipu-
lation, the opposition parties
will not accept the result, and
this could lead to protests and

Nelson the

THE oddest bit of news last
week was the tale of the hunt
for Nelson Mandela's pistol,
buried on a farm near
Johannesburg 43 years ago.
It was a Soviet-made
Makarov automatic pistol, given
to Mandela when he was under-
going military training in

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Ethiopia. (He also went to Al-
geria, to learn from the revolu-
tionaries who had just fought a
savage eight-year war of inde-
pendence to drive out their
French colonial rulers.) A week
after he buried the gun, he was
arrested by the apartheid
regime's police as a terrorist and
jailed for life.
It's very hard now to
imagine Nelson Mandela as a
terrorist. He is the most uni-
versally admired living hu-
man being, almost a secular
saint, and the idea that he had
a gun and was prepared to
shoot people with it just
doesn't fit our picture of
him. But that just shows how
naive and conflicted our atti-
tudes towards terrorism are.
Nelson Mandela never did
kill anybody personally. He
spent the next 27 years in jail,
and only emergr - i l man
to negotiate Souti A ....... .,
sition to democracy with the
very regime that had jailed him.
But he was a founder and

commander of Umkhonto we
Sizwe (Spear of the
Nation), the military wing
of the African National Con-
gress, and MK, as it was known.
was a terrorist outfit. Well, a
revolutionary movement that
was willing to use terrorist tac-
tics, to be precise, but that kind
of fine distinction is not permis-
sible in polite company today.
As terrorist outfits go, MK
was at the more responsible end
of the spectrum. For a long
time, it only attacked symbols
and servants of the apartheid
state, shunning random attacks
on white civilians even though
they were the main beneficiaries
of that regime. By the time it did
start bombing bars and the like
in the 1980s, Mandela had been
in prison for twenty years and
bore no direct responsibility for
the MK's acts but neither he
nor the ANC ever disowned the
organisation. Indeed, after the
transition to majority rule in
1994, MK's cadres were inte-
grated into the new South Afri-
can Defence Force alongside the
former regime's troops.
There's nothing unusual
about all this. Jomo Kenyatta in
Kenya, Archbishop Makarios in
Cyprus, Robert Mugabe in
Zimbabwe and a dozen other
national leaders emerged from
prison to negotiate indepen-
dence after "terrorist"
organizations loyal to them had
worn down the imperial forces
that occupied their countries. In
the era of decolonisation, terror-
ism was a widely accepted
technique for driving the occu-
piers out. South Africa was
lucky to see so little of it, but
terrorism WAS part of the
struggle there too.
Terrorism is a tool, not an
ideology. Its great attraction is
that it offers small or weak
groups a means of imposing
-' changes on their
so . --..ase ctl* '
you might support, even if you
don't like the chosen means;

demonstrations in the streets.
One incident could ignite civil
commotion and confrontation.
Guyana has laboured long
under the strain of division be-
tween its two main political
parties, the People's Progressive
Party/Civic (PPC/C) and the
People's National Congress Re-
form (PNCR) who count their
core supporters among the East
Indian and African communities
respectively. In the past, the ra-
cial division has spilled into vio-

It is not in the interest of
Guyana, CARICOM and the
hemisphere for civil strife to
erupt. Already a Highly In-
debted Poor Country (HPIC),
with the second lowest per
capital income in the Caribbean,
the country's economy would
sink to even lower depths, as
new investment turns away and
existing investors apply brakes
to their businesses.
The effect of an unstable
country within the CARICOM
fold and in the hemisphere is a
prospect that neither govern-
ments nor business people


others you would detest. But
the technique itself is just one
more way of effecting political
change by violence a nasty but
relatively cheap way to force a
society to change course, and
not intrinsically a more wicked
technique than dropping bombs
on civilians from warplanes to
make them change their
Neither terrorism nor mili-
tary force has a very high suc-
cess rate these days: most
people will not let themselves
be bullied into changing their
fundamental views by a few
bombs. Even in South Africa's
case, MK's bombs had far less
influence on the outcome than
the economic and moral pres-
sures that were brought to bear
on the apartheid regime. But
that is not to say that all right-
thinking people everywhere re-

ject terrorist methods. They
What determines most
people's views about the legiti-
macy of terrorist violence is
how they feel about the specific
political context in which force
is being used. Most Irish Catho-
lics felt at least a s",akine s '..
.e I.
Northern Ireland. Most non-
white South Africans approved

of MK's attacks, even if they
ran some slight risk of being
hurt in them themselves. Most
Tamils both in Sri Lanka and
elsewhere support the cause of
the Tamil Tigers, and many ac-
cept its methods as necessary.
Americans understandably see
all terrorist attacks on the
United States and its forces
overseas as irredeemably
wicked, but most Arabs and
many other Muslims are am-
bivalent about them, or even
approve of them.
We may deplore these bru-
tal truths, but we would be fool-
ish to deny them. Yet in much
of the world at the moment it
is regarded as heretical or even
obscene to say these things out
loud, mainly because the United
States. having been suffered a
major attack by Arab terrorists
in 2001, has declared a "global
war on terror." Rational discus-
sion of why so many Arabs are
willing to die in order to hurt the
United States is suppressed by
treating it as support for terror-
ism, and so the whole phenonm-
enon comes to be seen by most
people as irrational and inexpli-
And meanwhile, on a
former farm near
Johannesburg that was long
ago subdivided for suburban
housing, they have torn down
all the new houses and are
systematically digging up the
ground with a back-hoe in
search of the pistol that Saint
Nelson Mandela, would-be
terrorist leader, buried there
in 1963. If they find it, it will
be treated with as much rev-
erence as the Holy Hand
Grenade of Antioch. The pas-
sage of time changes many

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don-based independent
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are puIotshel, ...

want, particularly at a time
when CARICOM countries
host the Cricket World Cup
tournament with its already
challenging security issues.
Guyana, itself, is scheduled to
be the venue for some of these
Working with CARICOM
governments, the major coun-
tries in the hemisphere, espe-
cially Canada and the U.S.,
should do all in their power, bi-
laterally and through the
Organisation of American States
(OAS), to encourage President
Bharrat Jagdeo of the PPP/C,
Robert Corbin of the PNCR,
and the leaders of other politi-
cal parties to sit down and
work out agreed modalities for
holding the general elections.
This has become necessary
because there are groups within
the country who believe that
the voters' list prepared by the
Guyana Elections Commission
(GECOM) is flawed and re-
quires verification. This is not
a view held by others, includ-
ing some diplomatic representa-
tives in the country who have
openly stated that elections
could be held on the new regis-
ter and that there are sufficient
checks and balances to ensure a
fair election.
Nonetheless. controversy
surrounds the list and this
opens the way for claims of
fraud after the elections by the
political contenders. In this con-
nection, every effort should be
made to establish as great a con-
fidence as possible in the elec-
toral process.
Delaying the election will
intensify apprehension and sus-
picion among the political par-
ties and their supporters and
create space for trouble. It may
be best, therefore, to hold the
elections but to do so with mo-
dalities in place that give all the
contending parties comfort that
the result will be a genuine re-
flection of the will of the ma-
jority of people who are en-
titled to vote.
There is good reason why
CARICOM should insist on
playing a role in getting all the
political parties in Guyana to
agree on the procedures for vot-
ing that will allow voters to be
matched and verified from a list
of the polling district in which
they vote.
Guyana is CARICOM's
largest territory and in the Car-
ibbean Single Market (CSM),
the exploitation of Guyana's
vast resources becomes available
to the region as a whole.
A stable and revitalized
Guyana offers the Caribbean
people the chance to establish
businesses and take up employ-

Western llemisphere na-
tions, particularly Canada and
the U.S., through the OAS, fi-
nanced the work of GECOM in
the main. To try to bring about
confidence in the electoral pro-
cess, they could urge that mo-
dalities be agreed by the major
contending parties for holding
the elections.
One element in such mo-
dalities would be more funds al-
located through the OAS to
train and accredit teams of local
people who could be sent to ev-
ery polling station across the
country to scrutinise and en-
dorse the voting process from
the casting of the first vote to
the counting of the last ballot.
In other words, to ensure that
the persons casting votes are
registered in the polling place
and that the number of voters

matches the number of votes
While CARICOM, the
Commonwealth and the OAS
have already indicated that they
will send missions to observe
the elections, teams of trained
and independent local observers
stationed at each polling station
would greatly enhance their
The Commonwealth Secre-
tary-General, Don McKinnon.
hinted at a press conference in
the Caribbean last week that he
may be willing to send his spe-
cial envoy. Sir Paul Reeves, back
to Guyana to talk to the politi-
cal leaders to see if, even at this
late stage, a consensus might be
developed on the process of the
general election.
Sir Paul has been playing a
facilitator's role in trying to pro-
mote a consensus among the
parties for the conduct of the
general election. So far. his ef-
forts have reaped no great re-
But. worry about what
will happen after the election
is rife throughout Guyana.
and the political parties must
themselves be deeply con-
In this context, the time
is ripe for Western Hemi-
sphere governments and
CARICOM states to
strengthen Sir Paul's hand
by giving him and the Com-
monwealth Secretariat the
muscle and the means to of-
fer a process for conducting
and monitoring the election
in which there could be wide-
spread confidence.
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-', diplomat who publishes widely on

small states in the global community)

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Not in Our Stars...

"Men at some time are masters
of their fates:
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in
our stars,
But in ourselves, that we are
William Shakespeare: Julius
Caesar, Act I, Scene II
MY PREVIOUS article on the
subject of natural disasters
(June 8, 2006) was in fact a
precursor to the 12th Meeting
of the Special Committee on
Natural Disasters of the As-
sociation of Caribbean States
(ACS), held that same week
in Port of Spain and the pre-
sentation of a new ACS
Project entitled: High-level
Conference on Preparedness,
Mitigation of the Effects and
Recovery from Natural Disas-
ters in the Greater Caribbean.
The purpose of the event is
to exchange experiences, lessons
learnt and best practices in the
areas of natural disaster risk re-
duction, mitigation and recovery
within the region, as well as de-
termine areas of intra-regional
co-operation in all three areas.
Given the sheer number of
initiatives in our region, the scant
resources and the heterogeneity
of the different actors, these mat-
ters are best addressed by the
type of activity proposed. This
approach takes advantage of the
economies of scale achieved by
harnessing the wealth of comple-

The Greater

Caribbean This Week

mentary capacities of our region
which ranges from high-tech
equipment and scientific knowl-
edge to the low-tech but key ex-
perience and know-how, so fun-
damental at the community level.
The conference, to be fi-
nanced almost entirely by exter-
nal donors, would also examine
the possibilities for establishing

regional mechanisms in the
framework of the agreement
amongst ACS members for Re-
gional Co-operation in the Area
of Natural Disasters, the Hyogo
Framework for Action, the
Kingston Declaration and the
UN's International Strategy for
Disaster Reduction, amongst
Participants' response to the
proposal was heartening, given the
enthusiastic inputs recommending
that the conference address matters
concerning development and risk
reduction policies and the need for a
Regional Fund for disaster manage-
ment to be created, underscoring that
the fund must not be focused on
reconstruction, but rather on risk
In addition, it was agreed
that the conference should con-
sider the correlation between
poverty and natural disasters,
analysing the eradication of pov-
erty and sustainable development
in the framework of the interna-
tional agenda on the subject.
It' was also suggested that

the issue of the transfer of risks
in terms of costs, as well as that
on insurance be included in the
Plan of Action for the conference.
It was further agreed, perhaps
for the first time in this
association's history, that a gen-
der perspective be included in the
discussion and outcome.
This conference is also
timely, given that the Latin
American and Caribbean re-
gion lags behind the rest of the
world in our response to the
mandates emanating out of
Hyogo, as both Asia and Af-
rica have already had their re-
gional meetings on the imple-
mentation of that outcome.
The conference, to be com-
prised by the ministers respon-
sible for civil defence/protection,
as well as regional and international
organizations, will discuss plan
of action at national, regional and
international levels, to be ulti-
mately adopted by governments.
As in the Shakespeare quote
above, we must take responsi-
bility for our own security re-
gionally, nationally and at the
community level, as no one else
will (nor should) do it for us.
We read with some baffle-
ment in the Guardian of May
23rd that, many months after
Katrina's awe-inspiring landfall,
60% of the 1,725 coastal resi-
dents surveyed in the U.S. Gulf
region have no disaster plan,
whilst 68% have no hurricane
survival kit and 13% have stated
their unwillingness to evacuate
if ordered.
One cannot help but won-
der what a similar poll would
glean from our region.
Sorry, but no Nobel Prize
for guessing.
(Luis Carpio is the Direc-
tor of Transport and Natural
Disasters of the Association of
Caribbean States. The views
expressed are not necessarily
the official views of the ACS.
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SECURITY, the President of
Guyana declared in 2002, will
remain a top priority.
This was said at a time
when the post-elections
violence orchestrated by the
PNCR saw criminals being used
as political agents of terror.
The PNCR has always
employed fear, intimidation and
violence as part of its electoral
This legacy of electoral
violence dates back to the July
16, 1973 elections when armed
agents of the PNC dictatorship
gunned down two polling
agents, who peacefully objected
to the stealing of ballot boxes
from the place of poll for the
purpose of rigging.
Not only were PPP agents
target of this type of violence.
Foreign observers and media
personnel were beaten, harassed
and underwent various forms of
physical assault in Elections
before the return of democracy
in 1992. There were two world-
renowned documentaries
produced in the United
Kingdom by the international
media which chronicled aspects
of violence and harassment that
were pillars of the systematic
rigging of Elections by the PNC
dictatorship of 1968-1992.
And when the first post-
Independence free and fair
elections were held in 1992,
PNC-organised elements
stormed the Guyana
Elections Commission
(GECOM) building on Croal
Street. This unrest, led by
several PNCR leaders,
threatened the conclusion of
the October 5, 1992 polls.
Former U.S. President
Jimmy Carter (head of the
Carter Centre Observer
Mission) had to intervene
and issued an ultimatum to
the late President Hoyte for
quick and effective response
by the security forces to this
threat of politically organised
violence and unrest.
The 1997 Elections was no
different in terms of the

PNCR's refusal to accept the
will of the Guyanese people.
Violence and terror were
unleashed. Everyone remembers
the January 12, 1998 eruptions
when PNCR organised thugs
attacked, robbed and beat
anyone whom they thought
were PPP/C supporters in
central Georgetown. A leading
PNCR official then advised all

Indo-Guyanese who supported
the PNCR to seek refuge in
Congress Place if they did not
want to be attacked by the
political mobs.
In the 2001 Elections
campaign, the PNCR mobilised
thugs in buses to stone PPP/C
public meetings in areas which
it considered its traditional base.
The television camera captured
many of these violent electoral
tactics. Local and foreign
observer missions also
condemned this form of violent
and provocative behaviour.
Having lost the Elections, the
violence escalated and this time
not only was the commercial
centre targeted but communities
along the East Coast of
Demerara saw horrific forms of
One of the consequences
was that Buxton was put under

siege by these politically-
inspired agents who held
residents hostage and made the
area a safe-haven for criminals.
Today, the Guyana Defence
Force has a Camp in that
community as part of the overall
security measures to counter
such criminal behaviour.
The resultant negative
impact of the Elections-
related violence on the
safety and security of our
people is well known.
We are still feeling the
This brief background
is necessary to show that
the source of Elections-
related unrest comes from
one particular quarter. It is
helpful when we speak
about this issue we must
direct attention to the
source. For too long, some
sections like to cast the
blame on other elements
either out of fear or playing
the role of apologists of
the main Opposition.
We must ensure that
there is no repeat of pre
aA and post elections unrest.
The Government and
the security forces have
been addressing the issue of
pre- and post-Election security
as a matter of priority. Just
recently, President Jagdeo
alluded broadly to some of the
security arrangements at the
army's retreat. No doubt our
security forces would have and
are undergoing the necessary
preparations. There is not the
lack of exposure to and
awareness of the different
scenarios that can be played
out. The direction of the
potential of security threats
around elections time that
may emanate is known to
The lessons of 1992, 1997
and 2001 Elections must not be
ignored. And the response of
our security forces in those
situations was generally
effective. These should be paid
close attention to and enhanced


V,.An I E .S

The Bank of Guyana is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons to
fill the following vacancies in its Information Services Department:



Full details including'the requirements and job descriptions for these

positions can be obtained by accessing the Bank's website at

Application along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae should be submitted to

the Bank not later than FRIDAY, JULY 21. 2006 and should be addressed to:
|(1OREi 1tE'OWN.
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where needed.
The population is steeled
in their resolve not to allow
fear and intimidation from
preventing them to exercise
their democratic rights.
However, an environment of
tension and fear helps no
one; whatever one's political
Pertinent questions being
asked are: Why do people have
to be more concerned about
security around Elections? Does
the PNCR leadership think that
it can win people over by using
fear and violence? The PNCR
leadership must answer these
questions. This type of
backward and confrontational
politics belongs to another era
and has no place in our modern
reality. Civil society and others
need to ensure that the authors
of Elections' unrest cease their
destructive behaviour this time
in the interest of our country

and people.
Successful free and fair
elections will testify to the
strength of our democracy.
Elections present an
opportunity for the expression
of a most fundamental and God-
given right to elect a
government of one's choice.
This right is best exercised in a
secured and safe environment.

administration, as the
President has committed, will
not leave security to chance
and will ensure that our
upcoming Elections are free
and fair. Our security forces
must ensure, as they are
capable of doing, optimum
security is in place, during the
pre and post-Elections periods.

International Centre for Rain Forest Conservation and Development

The Iwokrama International Centre for Rain Forest Conservation and
Development has been contracted to provide Training Services for the Guyana
Protected Areas System Project by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
through the assistance of the KfW German Development Bank.

Iwokrama would be conducting two ranger training programmes scheduled for
August 2006 and March 2007 as part of this project. As such, Iwokrama is inviting
applications for entry to its Ranger Training Programmes scheduled for August
2006 and March 2007.

The training is intensive and consists of an integrated programme of 29 Units and a
series of practical demonstrations and examinations. The course will comprise
three months instruction which includes supervised successful completion of a
project, followed by a three month internship period.

The minimum entry requirements are:
Applicants should be between the ages of 16 35 years old.
Possess a sound primary school education
Possess good interpersonal skills

Applications must submit the following with their application:
Statement of their qualifications, experience, and age.
A statement indicating why they are interested in becoming a Forest
Two Recommendations: one from the Community Leader/Village
Council and the second preferably from a Leader within their Region.

'Applications for the first round of Ranger Training should reach the following
addess by July 21, 2006 and the second round of Ranger training by January
W, 2007. There are few available spaces on the first round of training.

M' lelina Kalamandeen
Training Coordinator
Iwokrama International Centre
77 High Street, Kingston, Georgetown
Tel: 225-1504 Fax:225-9199
Email: mkalamandeen(

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In Partnership with the
Environmental Protection Agency
with support from the
KFW German Developimpwnt Bank.

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U)e Ijane in 5tochi 3nportcb g
Sjrc-bc igncb nubitation for -
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Tel: 269-0044, 264-2869,





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Applications are invited for students to occupy rooms at the following University
Halls of Residence

Single rooms only

NB: This facility is primarily offered to students in their first year with the
institution and who reside outside of Regions 3,4 & 5.

,Goedverwagting, East Coast Demerara

Single rooms only

NB: This facility is open to all students at any stage of their University life.

To be eligible for consideration the applicant must be a registered student with the
University of Guyana.

In order to facilitate the selection process, all applicants may be required to attend
an interview to determine need and ability to meet the financial and other terms
and conditions relevant to his/her occupancy in these facilities.

Application forms can be uplifted from:
The Student's Welfare Division
Office of the Registrar
Administration Building
University of Guyana
Turkeyen Campus
Deadline for applications: August 18, 2006
For further information please call Tel: 222-3593.

Invitation for Bids

Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. (GUYSUCO) invites sealed
bids from eligible bidders, whose qualifications and
experience are 'acceptable to GUYSUCO and the Caribbean
Development Bank (CDB) for :
Contract No. A 15/06 001A
Construction of 1 569 m timber revetment
Bidders must be eligible, ie. be registered in a CDB member
Bidders may purchase bidding documents from the address
below for a non-refundable fee of ten thousand Guyana
Dollars (G$10,000). or fifty US Dollars (US$50).
The Site Inspection is 11.00 hours Monday 241July 2006.
Bids will be opened 14.00 hours Monday 28 August 2006 and
must be accompanied by a bid security of G$2.5 million.
GUYSUCO reserves the right to accept or reject any bid.

The Project Manager
Skeldon Sugar Modernisation Project
Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc.
Booker Tate Project Office
Skeldon Estate

Tel: (592) 339 2214/3631 Fax: (592) 339 3632
e-mail: RichardK(da'
0w us o o

, IaI I In

em toalWE

As suggested by the various
theories (James-Lange, Cannon-
Bard, Singer-Shachter), emo-
tions has first a survival value
- to protect the individual, to
"fight or flight" in the face of
danger. What causes fear, anger,
joy, etc. first begins at home.
When and where a mother fears
mice in the kitchen, her daugh-
ter will quickly show fear of
the same. This is true of iden-
tity development and the result-
ing emotional response with
any family member or care-giver.
Family get-together and outings
are always fun events. They do
not have to cost much but it
leaves the mundane and routine
of the kitchen and the home;
sustaining family identity and
bonding. Parents should help
cultivate such important emo-
tions as empathy which is the
true beginning of pro-social

behaviour. The home must also
take on the grounding of moral

emotions such as guilt, shame
and pride.
Play at home or at school
is an important aspect of
guiding and developing

healthy emotions. Play is
doing things that we enjoy for
its own sake, and not merely
to foster the role of the
competitive spirit. But even
adults free themselves in play
when there is nothing to
achieve. Even as we become
adults we talk of childhood
days and how playing games
were fun. Play teaches life
roles and identity playing
house. It extends love, caring
and sharing. It teaches
healthy competition and
cooperation, the rules and its
importance in group
behaviour the spirit of
winning, the agony of defeat,
all emotions felt and
expressed as children.
Because play is more
organised it has to be
controlled or appropriately

Please see page 11



Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. (GUYSUCO) invites sealed bids from eligible
bidders, whose qualifications and experience are acceptable to GUYSUCO and
the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for:

Contract No. A 18/06 003
Approximately 1 500 tonnes mild steel cut to various sizes

Bidders must be eligible, ie. be registered in a CDB member country; the goods
must have more than 50% by value originating from CDB member country:

Bidders may purchase bidding documents from the address below for a non-
refundable fee of ten thousand Guyana Dollars (G$ 10,000), or fifty US Dollars
The sile inspection is 11:00 hours Monday 24 July 2006

Bids will be opened 14.00 hours Monday 28 August 2006 and must be
accompanied by a bid security of2.5% of bid price.

G U Y SU CO reserves the right to accept or reject any bid.

The Project Manager
Skeldon Sugar Mordernization Project
Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc.
Booker Tate Project Office
Skeldon Estate

Tel: (592) 339 2214/3631
Fax: (592)3393632
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SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 9, 2006 11

:,Understanding and guiding emotionalII I II /~ '!I I II

From page 10
expressed. Play involves singing and dancing with all levels
of skills and performances but these are imonntcts of
enjoyl'lent; nomnents created to make life more interesting
and enjoyable. Positive emotions are always preferred to
negative ones. This is why we go to the movies, comedy clubs,
etc. We spend much of our time and money on entertainment.

Like the home and school, the teacher and parents create
a warm and affectionate atmosphere. This can be readily done
through hugs and touching for assurance, while the children
are learning to communicate verbally and with physical con-
tact. We never truly outgrow the need for hugs. Hug therapy
in adult is still a popular form of reestablishing contact and
developing assurances. Each parent or teacher may have his
own way of showing affection; one may hug or kiss, another
may hold the face or lightly squeeze the hands. The teacher
should not be sparing in sharing compliments and let it spread
so that no child is felt left out. The school, as an extension of
the home, must continue in the development of such emotions
- joy, laughter and pride. Pride is not only in the family but
in one's achievement. In school there is need for emotional
regulation. What may be accepted or tolerated at home may
not be in the wider world of the school environment. By school
age they would have learned more about non-verbal cues and
to experience joy and love without the childhood excitement.
Some individuals are more subdued than others and a smile
is preferred to laughter.

There are three major acceptable theories of emotion The
James-Lange, the Cannon-Bard and the Singer-Schachter. These
theories are not contradictory but complementary and do help us
understand the different aspects of emotions as they function logi-
cally or psychologically.
(a) The James-Lange Theory, developed by the American Psy-
chologist William James and the Danish physiologist Lange in the
1880s, suggested that the body reacts to protect itself in an in-
stinctive manner. The thought process will follow to assess and
reassess the situation. The eye will blink or the body will become
tense at any fearful situation to get ready to fight or to go into
(b) The Cannon-Bard Theory was developed by American
Physiologists Walter Cannon and Philip Bard in the 1920s. They
believed that the body and mind interact almost simultaneously to
fear and anxiety. It is difficult to separate one emotion from an-
other. The adrenalin reacts to provide the body with greater strength
to fight or flight.
(c) The Schachter-Singer Theory was developed by Stanley
Schachter and J. Singer (1962) and suggests that fear comes from
two factors: first a physiological arousal and then an assessment of
the fear of threatening situations. An infant would not be afraid of
a tiger or a fierce dog. while an adult learns and thus knows the
danger of such objects or events. This last theory is learned
behaviour, while the first is more instinctive in nature.

Emotion is a two-edge sword. In its positive aspects it can lead
to joy and happiness and to help live a life of ease and comfort.
On the other hand, it can become unhealthy and debilitating. Some
of these problems may begin with our biological make-up. Depres-
sion, for example, runs in families and has a biological predisposi-
tion. Chromosome #6 has been identified as responsible for depres-
sion. It is. however, precipitated and sustained by the environment.
Coping styles of children, identified about age three, can begin to
suggest psychopathology or mental illness. Children who tend to
cope with their anxieties by burying their feelings rather than
verbalising or acting out are more likely to become depressed child-
hood depression. School phobia is the refusal to go to school, to
leave the mother or the home or any "safe" environment, extreme
dependency on mother or mother's dependency on the child. A
number of metal disorders may result from emotional imbalances.
Space does not permit a full discussion here. Hyperactive allen-

lion deficit dtisoriders ;are those' who are fitldely iani uiinpiilsivCe ian
\who do notl slten or pa0 y aItteltioi. I'lh' condiuc disorders ;ire tIlose
who violate rules of hoine or school. Oppositionil defianl are those
who are defiant ;anll hostile, loosing their Iemipers ianid ;Lrguiing with
adults. l)isruiptive children f'requenly inltrrupt any ongoing activ-
ity. Sociopathly is where therre arc impaired social development,
very liuiltedl interesIs and social interaclions.

In dealing with emotional problems in children, it is best to pre-
vent it where possible. Even when there is biological predisposi-
tion, constructive and healthy environment may delay or prevent
the precipitating conditions. When the problem is serious medica-
tion, hospitalisation or containment may be needed. For the hy-
peractive child some will suggest nutritional therapy such as haldol
or ritalin. Medication may be used but sparingly and with caution.
There are institutions that specialised in chronic or severe cases.
Autism, for example, is serious enough to require some special en-
vironment or care. Behaviour modification has been used with some
degree of success where children must earn their food. This is be-

cause coiiiiunication is difficult and limited. This type of lltcrapy
remains controversial. Behaviour therapy, cognilive/emolive thera-
pies have been successful in cases of conduct disorder. In the ab-
sence of these highly developed professional techniques and condi-
tions parents and teacher can he understanding and sympathetic to
Ihe child and the condition. Punishment is not the best solution.
I:amily therapy has proven useful as the family needs to under-
stand, to become involved, to become supportive.

Emotion as a significant aspect of human life is a bio-
logical determinant and can and should be cultivated. It
is said that the heart is more honest than the brain, that
feelings are much more realistic than thinking. This is
why children are more emotionally honest. It began with
the self-growing into maturity and extending into the
other self. To become aware of its existence, its process
of influencing other aspects of behaviour ensures a richer
life. While it can become an efficient servant, it may be
a destructive master.


Caribbean Cement Company Limited invites applications from suitably
qualified persons for the following position: MINING ENGINEER

This position.reports to the Quarry Manager and the selected person will be
responsible for the optimum production of quality raw materials consistent
with budget, maintenance of the quarries, equipment and the environment,
and safe and efficient mining operations.

The preferred candidate should possess professional and tertiary
qualification in Mining Engineering, Mining and Exploration, Geology or
equivalent qualification.

The person selected for this position is required to have the following
experience and skills:

7 10 years working experience in a similar position

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Working knowledge of AutoCAD, GIS and a mining software.
Proficiency in Datamine will be a definite asset

Excellent leadership, communicative and interactive skills.

Suitably qualified persons, with the ability to add value to the Caribbean
Cement Team, are invited to submit applications and detailed resumes
by 21st July 2006 to:

The Human Resource Manager
Caribbean Cement Company Limited
P.O. Box 448
Kingston, Jamaica.
Fax: 876-928-7339

* 5 Subjects CXC, Maths and English inclusive,
* Successful at CAT examination, must be proficient in Peach
Tree Accounting.

Apply with handwritten application & CV ONECARIBBEAN...
140 "B" Quamina Street, %Ouldi gC b a,,,x,-, ..
Georgetown Guyana. aRO_ __se_ __w _,__ _ co__ _

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$40M revolving loan

fund for teachers

President announces plan

to help them own homes
PRESIDENT Bharrat Jagdeo has announced the establishment of a $40M revolving loan fund
for teachers countrywide.
The Government Information Agency (GINA) said he made the announcement while addressing
teachers Friday at the Kuru Kururu Primary School during a Cabinet Outreach to Region Four (Demerara/
According to the agency, Mr. Jagdeo said the decision was made following discussions with offi-
cials of the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) and the Ministry of Education.
"It is my desire that all teachers in this country own a home...that is why we are doing this," the
President said.
He said teachers can borrow as much as $1.5M for a small monthly repayment of $11,000, noting
that this is much less than most persons pay for rent.
He added that the government will also be assisting teachers with the acquisition of land to build
their homes.
The package offered to teachers is in addition to $17B spent annually on education delivery coun-
trywide, GINA said.
A $245M Primary school is under construction at Wisroc in Linden while another costing $345M
is being constructed at Bartica in Region Seven (Cuyuni/Mazaruni), the agency reported.
It reported that at the Friday meeting, requests were made for duty free concessions for long ser-
vice employees of the Education Ministry.
The Head-of-State said the Government is considering a proposal for a limited number of teachers
to be granted the concession annually.
Issues surfaced relating to wages and salaries increases but the President said these had to be nego-
tiated at another level.
GINA said he also committed to the construction of a Primary school in Yarowkabra in
addition to providing $500,000 for the construction of a fence for the Primary and Nursery
schools in Kuru Kururu.



A limited number of Bursaries will be awarded to
Members of our Early Saver's Club
who have attained at least 525 marks at the
Secondary School Entrance Examinations (SSEE).
Kindly submit a copy of your result slips
no later than August 10, 2006.

All applications must be submitted with Child's
Name, Address, Telephone Number and Account Number.
Bursaries will only be awarded to holders of
Early Savers' accounts opened prior to April 1, 2006.

Otli. ut A

Applications can be sent to our
Head Office,
47-48 Water Street, Georgetown
or to any of our other branches countrywide
clearly addressed to:
Bursary Early Savers
Marketing & Public Relations Officer
Research & Planning Department
Guyana Bank for Trade & Industry Limited

TOPS: President Bharrat Jagdeo with Best Graduating Student, lan De Santos, and his
mother and sister at the Kuru Kuru College graduation on Friday at the college. (Photo,
courtesy GINA)


A vacancy exists in our Company for the position of

Applicants must possess:
* A Degree in Food Science or Chemistry.
* Good communication, observation and reporting skills are very
important for this position.

The successful applicant will be required to work in our Laboratory,
performing Quality Control functions, monitoring of Flour Samples, follow
basic Analytical Procedures and conduct Plant Inspections. The person
will also be required to test Baked Bread on a daily basis, visit bakeries,
lead R&D of new products, and be able to offer necessary advice to
bakers. Computer skills (EXCEL, WORD) are vital.

Our Company is equipped with a modem Laboratory and offers hands-on
training. Training through the American Institute of Baking will also be

An attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Applications must be submitted (by hand, fax, email or post) no later
than July 21, 2006 and must be addressed to:
The Managing Director
P.O. Box 10587
Fax: 233-2464

Note: Experience in a Manufacturing Organization will be an asset


SUNDAY CHROMICrL dl[y 9,20006

(3UNUUMI AT Ut1S7 *J)".Lu c

Nearly 900

students on



SEVERAL activities have
been arranged by the govern-
ment and religious
organizations for youths dur-
ing the August vacation to
help them become more gain-
fully occupied.
In the coming weeks youths
will be exposed to art classes ,
swimming lessons and a series
of youth camps, all organised
by the Ministry of Culture,
Youth and Sport, according to
the Government Information
Agency (GINA).
Already several youths are
participating in work study
programmes at various govern-
ment agencies and private
organizations and this is being
organised by the Ministry of
The programme, in its 31st
year of existence, aims to pre-
pare youths for the world of
work. It was piloted in 1975
following a study done on after
school initiatives for youth.
It hinges on a policy docu-
ment which was formulated for
a work study programme for

students who have completed
secondary education.
GINA noted that the
programme was initially
organised for community high
school students but has now
been extended to all secondary
schools in Guyana.
Under the scheme, students
serve for a period of five weeks
at various government and pri-
vate organizations. During the
course supervisors from the
Ministry of Education visit the
students to monitor their per-
The work study
programme aims to provide
youths with on-the-job expe-
rience in the professional en-
vironment and helps them
develop a sense of career
At the National Communi-
cations Network (NCN) stu-
dents from St Joseph High, Ri-
chard Ishmael Secondary,
Queen's College, Alleyne's High
School, the International Busi-
ness College and the Kuru Kuru
Co-operative College are gaining

experience in the media profes-
sion. Others are at the Guyana
With only their first week
on the job at NCN, GINA said
they have already been out in
the field with reporters, and
working with editors, transmis-
sion, graphics and video opera-

orientation sessions focusing on
ethics and the School Base As-
sessment (SBA) which is a re-
(qirnemIent likr students writing
the Caribbean Examination

Council (CXC). In 2005, more than 1,000
This year a total of 883 stu- students were placed in vari-
dents from secondary schools in ous agencies and
Georgetown are attached to organizations under the work
government and private agencies study programme, GINA said.

A growing company is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the
following position immediately.

Confidential Secretary/VReceptionist

The ideal applicant should be, at least 22 years of age,
computer literate (Microsoft Office), with passes in 5
subjects CXC or equivalent inclusive of English, have 4
years experience in this capacity with good
interpersonal skills and a pleasant personality.


Interested persons are invited to send their handwritten applications
including contact telephone number, two recent references and a
detailed CV before July 13t to: /



By William Weir, The
Hartford Courant

MUSIC has charms to soothe
the savage breast. So says
William Congreve, who ap-
parently never worked in an
office full of cell phones and
their many ring tones.
According to a survey by
Randstad USA, a staffing and
work-force management com-
pany, 30 per cent of employees
say the ringing of their co-work-
ers' cell phones is their greatest
annoyance of the workday.
Really? It's one thing when
a cell phone goes off inside a
movie theatre (many have hailed
the New York city ordinance
that slaps a $50 fine on anyone
whose cell phone rings at mov-
ies and public performances),
but aren't workplaces expected
to buzz with various sounds
and activities?
Considering all the sounds
we encounter in a typical day -

clacking keyboards, conversa-
tions, traditional telephones -
what is it about a ringing cell
phone that jars us so?
Diana Deutsch and Trevor
Henthorn, researchers in the
psychology department at
University of California, San
Diego, wonder if the so-called
"earworm effect" is the cul-
Unlike the typical "brrring!"
of the conventional phone, the
song snippets of many ring
tones insidiously wend their
way into our heads. That's good
for the phones' owners, who
immediately can identify it as
their personal ring. That's bad
for everyone within earshot,
now left with 'Ice Ice Baby'
playing on a continuous loop in
their heads.
"The more musical the
snippet, the worse it should
be," Deutsch says. "It's sort

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of a ghastly thing to project
onto the public."
Were Dcutsch assigned, for
whatever reason, the lask olf
creating the most annoying ring
tone ever, she would employ a

phrase front a well-known
Melody. Presented repeatedly as
Srin g in g a ring tone, she says, it could
plague people for hours. Her







CITIZENS,: there are a number of important things which
you must take into account when planning to build or
renovate your house.
These are clearly stated in the law, Chapter 28:01 and should
be strictly followed by all building contractors.
First, no, person who is desirous of building should begin
any such operation in the city without the appropriate appli-
cation to the' City Engineer. Application forms are available at
the City Engineer's Department, City Hall Compound.
Second, those who intend to erect a new building or alter
or add to any existing building, or do any structural works to
any building, must submit the application with three copies of
a plan of the new building or of the alterations or additions, to
the existing building or of the structural work for approval by
the City Engineer.

Citizens should note the following.-
The approval by the City Engineer of a plan shall be in
writing at the foot of the plan approved; no other official or
person has the authority to give permission to anyone to erect
a new building or alter or add to any existing building, or, in
fact, to do any structural works to any building, in Georgetown.
The plan must state the purpose for which the building
is intended to be used.
It must be drawn in ink on the appropriate material, draw-
ing paper or tracing linen of good quality and must be drawn to
scale. For example,
a) Floor:plans and elevations drawn to the 1/8 scale which
is 1" on plan represents 8'0" on the ground.
b) Site plans drawn to the 1/16 scale which is 1" on plan
represents 16'0" on the ground.
The plan should show the ground position and outline of
the new building, the elevation and dimensions thereof and the
distances of the walls from the boundary lines of that land, on
which it is proposed to erect the same, and from every other
building or erection, on the land. In the case of a new building
of several storeys, it shall give particulars of every storey
The plan must show the position and dimensions of ev-
ery water closet, drain or other house connection on that land.
In the case of alterations or additions to an existing build-
ing, the plan must show the position, outline and dimensions
of every part of the alterations or additions intended to be made
to the existing building and comply with the afore-mentioned
requirements. The existing portion of the building must also be
shown to relate existing building with the new addition and/or
The plan should show any other reasonable particulars
required by the City Engineer.
The City Engineer shall, within reasonable time after he re-
ceives the plan, signify in writing his approval or disapproval
of the building operations to the person proposing to execute
Next week, we will discuss seven steps to commence build-
ing operations.
If you have any questions or clarification on any issue af-
fecting the city, please write to:


[)jqoe 14 & 19 p65

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second choice would he a
repeating up-down glissando a
rapid series of low-to-high notes
-which stimulates more
neuronal activity in the auditory
system than steady tones.
"Also, if I wanted it to be
really annoying, I'd make the
glissando as close to a police or
ambulance siren as possible, so
as to set off alarming associa-
tions that could last for hours,"

shlcsays in an e-mail.
Perhaps cell phone sounds
are still so new and varied that
we've yet to absorb them into
our mental vocabulary of every-
day sounds, so they simply
don't blend into our environment.
And with their electronic beeps
not found in nature, maybe these
tones shock our senses on an un-
conscious level that ambient or-
ganic sounds don't.
Etiquette expert Jacqueline
Whitmore says it might be sim-
pler: We just haven't learned to
use them properly. People of-
ten will go to lunch or to make

copies and absentminided leave-
their cell phones at their desks.
"I'm finding that people
bring their cell phones to
work because this is their life-
line to their home and to
their family," says Whitmore,
who has the singular job title
of 'national wireless eti-
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Sprint. "Where the problem
lies is that people are forget-
ting to put them on silent or
vibrate mode."
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SUNIAY CHRONICLf July 9 2006 6 .----..- .. ... 5

'Journalists must act as

agents of change'

By Anthony Selmah (UNDP Liberia)

LIBERIAN journalists need a new attitude toward their prac-
tice, one which highlights development issues and helps to
undergird the peace process.
This was the challenge put forth by. CNN Inside Africa host
Femi Oke and CNN producer Bill Burke at a media forum arranged
by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Liberia.
Oke, who was visiting Liberia for the second time, illustrated
how using adjectives such as "war-torn" to describe Liberia serves
only to refresh memories of war and destruction. She suggested con-
vening a national conference to develop a national communication
strategy that will focus on supporting the new government's de-
velopment initiatives.
"Journalists must see themselves and act as agents of devel-
opment," she said.
Originally part of a UNDP-hosted delegation of journalists who
visited Liberia in October 2005 to cover the presidential elections,
Oke became inspired to contribute to the development of Liberian
journalists after witnessing first-hand the close cooperation between
UNDP and its Liberian clients and the need for Liberia's journal-
ists to reorient their style after 14 years of reporting on civil war.
Her colleague Burke called for a review of the'act establishing
the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS), the state-owned national
broadcasting station. He said transforming LBS from a perceived
instrument of government propaganda into a public broadcasting
network to promote development would be a step in the right di-
rection, confirming the network's relevance in a rapidly changing
environment. Liberia has recently seen an upsurge of community
radio stations across the country.
"There is a need to develop a long-term training programme
that will set the ethics and standards needed to transform journal-
ism in Liberia," Burke concluded.
UNDP Liberia Country Director Steven A. Ursino described
the media forum as an'excellent example of.UNDP's efforts to pro-
mote good practices by partnering with individuals and organizations
with a proven track record of success. He added that UNDP in-
tends to work with other partners to help improve the skills and


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Nations Communications Group in Liberia, members of the
local and international press and representatives from the
partnership for media and conflict prevention in West Africa.

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as a baby, possibly because he
suffered from sickle cell
anaemia and doctors had
given him only a few days to
But Rawley Frisco Wilson
has defied that diagnosis, and af-
ter spending long periods in hos-
pital is today, a 22-year-old who
wants a chance to make a living
as an artist.
Wilson was diagnosed with
sickle cell disease at birth and he
grew up with an elderly aunt un-
til she passed away two years
The young man currently
resides at Lot 645 East
Ruimveldt, Back Road,
Georgetown with the Welfare
Officer of House of Israel and

What is Si

Cell Disea
Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood diso
blood cells. People with sickle cell disease
that contain mostly haemoglobin* S, a
haemoglobin. Sometimes these red
become sickle-shaped (crescent shaped) and I
through small blood vessels.
When sickle-shaped cells block small blood vessels, less bloo
body. Tissue that does not receive a normal blood flow eventually;
what causes the complications of sickle cell disease. There is cur
sickle cell disease.
Haemoglobin is the main substance of the red blood cell. It
oxygen from the air in our lungs to all parts of the body. Normal re
globin A. Haemoglobin S and haemoglobin C are abnormal types
blood cells are soft and round and can squeeze through tiny blood t
blood cells live for about 120 days before new ones replace them.
People with sickle cell conditions make a different form of haei
bin S (S stands for sickle). Red blood cells containing mostly haemi
as normal red blood cells (normally about 16 days). They also bec
and have difficulty passing through the body's small blood vessel
block small blood vessels, less blood can reach that part of the b<
ceive a normal blood flow eventually becomes damaged. This is w
of sickle cell disease.
Types of Sickle Cell Disease
There are several types of sickle cell disease. The most comm
(SS), Sickle-Haemoglobin C Disease (SC)
Sickle Beta-Plus Thalassemia and Sickle Beta-Zero Thalassemia.
Sickle cell conditions are inherited from parents in much the s
colour and texture, eye colour and other physical traits. The typ
makes in the red blood cells depend upon what haemoglobin genes
or her parents. Like most genes, haemoglobin genes are inherited
If one parent has Sickle Cell Anaemia and the other is Normal,
sickle cell trait.
If one parent has Sickle Cell Anaemia and the other has Sickk
cent chance (or 1 out of 2) of having a baby with either sickle cell d
each pregnancy.
When both parents have Sickle Cell Trait, they have a 25 per cei
baby with sickle cell disease with each pregnancy.
Health maintenance for patients with sickle cell disease starts
ably in the newborn period and includes penicillin prophylaxis, vac
cus bacteria and folic acid supplementation.
Treatment of complications often includes antibiotics, pain mar
blood transfusion and surgery all backed by psychosocin Siipport. I
disease patients are best manager i: ;, comprehensivee multi-disciplii
!.SiS transfusions help benefit sickle cell disease patients I
crises, risk of stroke and other complications. Because red bl
there is no natural way for the body to eliminate it, patients
transfusions can accumulate iron in the body until it reaches
to i move excess iron from the body, because it can gather in
or ins and may lead-to organ damage. Treatments are avail
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her family.
"I later found out that my
mother and siblings left me as a
baby and I heard that my father
is somewhere in the country and
1 grew up not knowing them and
why they abandoned me," he
Between bouts of illness,
Wilson attended the Burrowes
School of Art in the city where
he displayed a very keen inter-
est in painting, tie-dye, ceram-
ics, and batik.
Obviously a gifted artist,
Wilson can take one look at you
and produce a very good like-
When he is not hospitalized,
he paints and decorates t-shirts.
He even tried selling them for a
living but business is usually
slow and cannot sustain him.
When asked what he wanted



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have red blood cells
abnormal type of
blood cells
ave difficulty passing

d can reach that part of the
becomes damaged. This is
rently no universal cure for

helps red blood cells carry
I blood cells contain haemo-
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ibes (vessels). Normally, red

loglobin A called haemoglo-
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ome stiff, distorted in shape
s. When sickle-shaped cells
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hat causes the complications

:n are: Sickle Cell Anaemia

mue way as blood type, hair
:s of haemoglobin a person
the person inherits from his
in two from each

all of the children will have

Cell Trait, there is a 50 per
sease or sickle cell trait with

it chance (1 of 4) of having a

with early diagnosis, prefer-
-ination against pneumococ-

agemel, iUliravenous fluids,
,ike all patients with chronic
ary programme of care.
)y reducing recurrent pain
)od cells contain iron, and
,ho receive repeated blood
oxic levels. It is important
the heart, liver, and other
ble to eliminate iron over-

in life, Wilson said he wants a
steady job so he can provide for
himself and he would enjoy do-
ing the work lie likes.
"No one will want to em-
ploy me because I am sick, but
I am well sometimes and I
work hard. I just need a break
in life," Wilson said almost in
For the time being, Wilson is
happy to be alive but longs to
be a part of his biological family
whom he is willing to meet.
But his adopted family is
very good to him and he is very
grateful that they choose to sup-
port him and treat him as part
of their family.
"I am quite happy that I am
still alive and hoping that I can
get well and be independent and
can help the family that I am liv-
ing with," Wilson said.
He also prepared the manu-
script for Ms. Pearl Lewis, an
author of children's books a year
ago and she said his work was
Ms. Lewis told the Sunday
Chronicle that even when she
first met him a few years ago at
Burrowes School of Art she im-
mediately knew he had a lot of
raw talent.
She is, however, concerned
that he has so much talent but
no pennanent job and even when
he makes ceramics and other ar-
ticles, they do not sell quickly
and most craft shops are. very
slow to make a big order and
support Wilson.
Wilson added that he has ap-
proached the craft shops on
more than one occasion, but
they were very reluctant to place
an order.
He is willing to work hard
and has offered anyone who is
willing to employ him to have
a look at his creations.


Rawley Frisco Wilson with some of his creations.

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The Average Old Age Pension And Its Relationship To The Maximum And Minimum Pensions

The Average Old Age Pension And Its Relationship To The
MaximumAnd Minimum Pensions:

In the previous article the minimum and maximum amounts paid
by National Insurance Scheme as Old Age Pensions were

The minimum pension was said to be the least amount that a
person could receive as an Old Age Pension. That amount is fixed
at approximately fifty percent the minimum wage in the Public
Service. It was explained that since the minimum wage in the
Public Service changes, the minimum pensions would also
undergo corresponding changes.

The maximum pension was said to be the greatest amount that a
person could receive as an old age pension in any given period.

That amount it was explained was directly related to the maximum
amount of income on which contributions could be paid by anyone
in a given period. That amount which is known as the Insurable
Earnings Ceiling is also directly related to the minimum wage in the
Public Service. It is given as approximately four (4) times that
minimum wage.

Most of the pensions that are in payment now are at the minimum
amount. The present minimum is $12,700 per month and
approximately eighty percent of the pensions are at that amount.

Persons pay contributions based on their earnings. Most persons
earn salaries that are below the Insurable Earnings Ceiling and
therefore would pay contributions on their actual salaries.

In order to have a true picture of the amount of pension persons
become entitled to annually, the average earnings of persons over
the years should be used in the calculations.

According to the data available, the Scheme earned an average
monthly salary of approximately $36,415 in 2005. That average
salary which moved from $10,311 in 1994 to $36,415 in 2005 is
shown in the column 3 of the table below:
Minimum, Average And Maximum Pension Amounts

Using that average salary, the average monthly pension which
would have been paid over the period 1994 to 2005 was calculated
and is shown in Column 4 of the table. The column 5 of the table
gives the maximum amount of pension paid overthe period.

As would be seen from the columns 4 and 5 of the table the
average pension was significant less than that of the maximum
pension and also significantly greater than the minimum pension.

An examination of the table shows that the average pension paid
in 1999 was $11,359 which was 1 2 times the minimum pension in
that year of $7,500.

The person who would have received the average pension in 1999
would have received annual increases over the years. That person
would be receiving a pension today after including all the
increases which were awarded between 1999 and 2006 just
above $12,700 which is the present minimum pension.

A person who received the average pension in 1998 of $9,618
would have received a pension which was approximately 1.8 times
that of the minimum pension. That person's pension however, after
being subject to all the increases from 1998 to present would be
less than the amount of $12,700 hence that person would in 2006
be receiving the minimum pension of $12,700.

Since most persons would fall in the average earnings group and
that group is significantly below the maximum earnings that are
insured by National Insurance Scheme, the pension most persons
will receive would be significantly below the maximum pension

Year Minimum Average Average Maximum
Pension Monthly Monthly Pension
End-of-Year Earnings Pension
Col 1 Col 2 Col 3 Col 4 Col 5
1994 $ 2,220 10,311 6,528
1995 $ 3,190 13,484 5,216 9,147
1996 $ 3,099 14,969 6,719 12,283
1997 $ 4,402 18,274 8,255 15,591
1998 $ 5,723 20,192 9,618 19,130
1999 $ 7,500 23,493 11,359 23,140
2000 $ 9,500 27,884 13,360 31,173',,
2001 $10,450 29,177 15,305 38,063
2002 $10,450 31,944 17,208 44,888,




2004 $11,520 36,153
2005 $12,096 36.415
2006 $12,700
* Source N.I.S. Database



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Call for Proposals for Community based Micro-projects to be funded
by the European Commission under the Guyana Micro-Projects Programme

Publication reference 2006/001 Lots 1 to 7
Ministry of Finance of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, represented by the
Chairman of the Board of the Guyana Micro-projects Programme is seeking
proposals for community based micro-projects in sectors as outlined below. The
full Guidelines forApplicants are available for consultation at:-

Guyana Micro-projects Office
109 E Barrack Street
Phone 226-3305 or 226-3423,
Fax 225-0183, or
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Octoberat 16:00 hrs local time.
Information sessions on this call for proposals will be held on the first Thursday of
the month at 15 hours in the Micro-projects office at the address given above.
Information sessions will be organized in the communities at dates to be
announced separately.

The purpose of the Micro-projects Programme is to improve the socio-economic
conditions of vulnerable groups through development of sustainable and
participatory self-help schemes. Consequently, eligible micro-projects should
focus at the community level focusing on:

1) employment / income generation
2) training / education
3) communication and good governance
4) other socio-economic sectors

A ceiling of euro 30,000 (Guyana dollars 7,170,000) will apply for all micro-
projects in Georgetown and the Coastal Areas. However, in the hinterland,
projects may be approved up to an amount of euro 50,000 (Guyana dollars
11,950,000). A 25% minimum contribution by the beneficiaries in cash or in kind
is essential if a proposal is to be approved.

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2006. No. 56-C/D.
LIMITED Plaintiff and The
Proprietor or Proprietors,
Representative or
Representatives of West Half
Lot 302 Church and East
Streets, South Cummingsburg.
Georgetown, Demerara with
the buildings and erections
thereon save and except the
building and erections situate
on sublet lettered "A" part of
the said half lot the property of
Georgetown North Unit
Congregation of Jehovah
Witnesses and also save and
except the sublet lettered "A"
as shown on a Plan of the said
half lot made by S. S. R.
Insanally, Sworn Land
Surveyor, dated 8'" February,
1966 and deposited in the
Deeds Registry on 4'" May, 1966
transported to the said
Georgetown North Unit
Congregation of Jehovah
Witnesses on 201h June 1966 -
No. 1239. Defendant. TO: THE
TAKE NOTICE that a Specially
Endorsed Writ of Summons was
on the 30t' day of June, 2006
issued against you the said
Defendant to appear before the
High Court of the Supreme
Court of Judicature at the Law
Courts, Georgetown, in which
the Plaintiffs claim is for the
sum of $9,430,278 (nine
million four hundred and thirty
thousand two hundred and
seventy eight dollars) with
interest thereon at the rate of
22.75% per annum from 1
June 2006 to date of payment.
t...r,. the amount due under
fi- ii, a bond L id deed of
mortgage (number 711/95)
execute by the Defendant on
14 June Y995 before Leon
Stewart, Registrar of Deeds of
Guyana in favour of the
Plaintiff for the sum of
$4,000.000: (four miillior
dollars) with interest thereon at
the rate of 19.75% per annum
with effect from 14 June 1995
which rate of interest was
increased to 22.75% per
annum with effect from 1 April
20( 6 until fully paid and vested
with right of third mortgage on.
West Half of lot numbered 302
thliree hundred and two).
Church and East Streets. South
Cunmmingsburg, in the City of
,onrgejtovw.. in the County of
De merarar. Republic of
GLuyana, and on the building
and erections thereon and on
jll other buildings and
erections which may hereafter
be erected thereon during the
existence of this moltoaoe the
property of the mortgagurs or
either u then. save aind except
the building and erections
situate on sublet lettered ",
part of the said half lot the
property of Georgetown North
Jnit Congregation of Jehovah
Witnesses and also save and
except the sublet lettered "A"
as shown on a Plan of the !aid
half lot riade by S.b i
Insanally, Sworn Land Surveyor
dated 8' February. 1966 and
deposited in the Deeds
Registry on 4"' May. 1966
transported to the said
Georgetown North Unit
Congregation of Jehovah
Witnesses on 20" June, 1966 -
No. 1239 secondly a bond and
deed of mortgage numberr
788/97) executed by the
Defendant on 25 June 1957
before Leon Stewart, Registrar
of Deeds of Guyana in favour
of the Plaintilt tor the sum of
?11,200,000. (eleven million
'wo hundred thousand dollars)
' interest thereon at the rate
of 18.75% per annum with
effect from 25 June 1997,
whi-rh rote of interest was
increased to 22 75% per
annum wiih effect from 1 April
?00j6 until fully paid and vested
with right of fourth mortgage
on West Half of lot numbered
3C2 (three hundred and two)
Chi. .,n and East Streets. South
C.;j min.ri s't rq. in the City of
GeCo.getowvn in the County of

Demerara, in the Republic of
Guyana and on the building and
erections thereon and on all
other buildings and erections
which may hereafter be erected
thereon during the existence of
this mortgage, the property of the
mortgagors or either of them,
save and except the building and
erections situate on the sub-lot
lettered "A" part of the said half
lot the property of Georgetown
North Unt Congregation of
Jehovah Witnesses and also save
and except the sub-lot lettered
"A" as shown on a Plan of the
said half lot made by S. S. R.
Insanally, Sworn Land Surveyor,
dated 8h' February, 1966 and
deposited in the Deeds Registry
on the 4'" May, 1966 and
transported to the said
Georgetown North Unit
Congregation of Jehovah
Witnesses on 20'" June, 1966
No. 1239. and thirdly a bond
and deed of mortgage (number
1730/97) executed by the
Defendant on 12 December
1997 before Carolyn Paul.
Deputy Registrar of Deeds of
Guyana in favour of the Plaintiff
for the sum of $5,000,000: (five
million dollars) with interest
thereon at the rate of 18.75%
per annum with effect from 12
ecember 1997 which rate of
interest was increased to 22.75%
per annum with effect from 1
April 2006 until fully paid and
vested with right of fifth mortgage
on: West Half of lot numbered
302 (three hundred and two),
Church and East Streets. South
Cummingsburg, in the City of
Georgetown, in the County of
Demerara, Republic of Guyana.
and on the building and
erections thereon and on all
other buildings and erections
which may hereafter be situate
thereon during the existence of
this mortgage, the property of
the mortgagors, save and except
the building and erections
situate on the sub-lot lettered "A"
part of the said half lot the
property of Georgetown North
Ut Congregation of Jehovah
Witnesses and also save and
except the sub-lot lettered "A" as
shown on a Plan of the said half
lot made by S. S R. Insanally.
Sworn Land Surveyor. dated 8"'
FebrUaiy. 1966 and deposited int
the Deeds Registry on the 4"'
May. 1966 transported to the said
Georgetown North Unit
Congregation of Jehovah
Witnesses oin 20'" June, 1966
No 1239. IF you desire to
defend the said matter you must
not later than 3 30 pm in the
forenoon of the 24', day of July
2006 file an Affidavit of Defence
and you must appear before the
High Court of the Supreme Court
of Judicature at the Law Courts,
Georgetown on the 26" day of
July 2006 at 9 o'clock in the
forenoon. IF you fail to file such
Affidavit of Defence or appear
as aforesaid the Plaintiff mnay
proceed therein and Judgement
may be given against you in your
absence. Dated the 30' day of
June, 2006 SGD. FOR

BUIDLING Contractor -
mason, carpentry, painting,
plumbing, tiling Prompt.
reasonable and reliable services.
Free estimates. Call 622-0267.

RADIANT TOUCH .- looking
good and feeling great is the
enduring ambition worldwide.
Radiant Touch is in your country
now from India. a land, beauty
herbs, which is specialised in
facials i.e gold, silver, platinum,
pearl and rmoi. Acne, blemishes
and falling hair treatments.
Bridal Mehandi, make over and
clothes all under one roof.
Contact 222-6871, 618-1853.

INDRA'S Beauty Salon
122 Oronoque Street, for cold
wave, straightening, facial.
maniciiie, scalp treatment and
-!r- n oin nait s Also B,;auty
n, available Tel 227-

COSMETOLOGY is now offering
special 3-month Cosmetology
package beginning June 12, 2006
- evening classes. Courses in Air
brushing Acrylic nails, Barbering,
Basic & Advance Hair Cutting
classes. Tel. 226-2124 or visit at 211
New Market Street, North

WORK from home for
US$$$$ weekly. Information?
Send stamped envelope to
Nicola Archer, P.O. Box 12154
Georgetown, Guyana.
BE your own boss. Use
your spare time filling 100
envelopes for US$500 or more
weekly. For information send
stamped self-addressed
envelope to Randolph Williams,
P.O. Box 12154 Georgetown.
CONTROL your income
working from home filling 100
envelopes for US$500 or
more weekly. For information,
send stamped self-addressed
envelope to Nathaniel
Williams, PO Box 12154
Georgetown, Guyana.

ARE you cursed,
depressed, demon possessed
OR need finance? Call
Apostle Randolph Williams -
# 261-6050 (20:00 h 23:00

COMPUTER Repairs. Sales &
Services- Call Kersting's Computer
Repairs & Sales Centre @ 227-
8361, 618-8283. Home & Office
Services available. 24 hrs.
COMPUTER Repairs, sales
and services, Dell Laptops.
Desktops and Custom brand
systems. For a professional
service, call Kris 220-0054,

DOLLY'S Auto Rental -
272 Bissessar Avenue.
Prashad Naqar, Georgetown.
Phone 225-7126. 226-3693.
E m a I
dollysautorenatal@yahoo corn

SELF development courses, in
Diessmaking and Crochet For
further information, call 218-0705.
FOR all types ol
dressmaking uniform and
altering at a fordable price in
Kitty and around G/town. Call
Sharon 649-2358
K. SANKAR of Courbane Pk..
Annandale offers Elementary.
Intermediate & Advance
Dressmaking Courses. Call 220-
9532. 8 am .. 8 pm
JEAN offers courses in
Elementary to Advance stages in
Dressmaking, Fabric Designing,
Curtains, Cushions, Soft toys,
Bedroom Elegance, Foral, Cake
Decoration. 226-9548. Kitty-
dressmaking services also

Study Club (Regions1-10) gyevergreen.
TEL. 226-4634, 627-9285.
NAIL Tipping. designing, silk
wrapping, manicuring.
pedicuring, courses. Register
now $4 000 per course Call
Michelle 227-7342. 222-3263,
CLASSES in craft, music.
fabric painting, canvas.
decoupage, etc., for children
and 1..-M,,.e.i Mon. Wed Cost
$2 -. *' 223-9656 or 628-

INC. Foreign Language
Courses for children (3-13yrs.),
CXC Students (4th & 5th
Formers) and Adults. Tel. 231-
EARN a Certificate. Diploma
or Degree, in any part of the world
from home THROUGH
information, call CFI Global
Education Link #261-5079.
SUMMER Classes at LDC,
CXC subjects for 4t" and 5"h
Formers Bio, Chem, Phys, POA,
OA, POB, Math, Eng. $1 500
per subject. Contact Tel. 223-
8928, 96 Sheriff & Bonasika Sts.,
Section 'K', C/ville.
IT'S here at last! A Fashion
Institute. Explore the realms of
fashion designing, tailoring
etc., Enrolment begins June 12,
2006. For further details, call
Tel. # 226-4636, between 8:30
am and 5 pm 227-7850 ask for
PRACTICAL electronic
course beginning 2"' August.
learn to repair televisions, CD
players, amplifiers, combination
stereos, monitors, etc. Classes
taught by professional with more
than 20 yrs experience. Call
Abdul Electronics. 226-6551 or
225-0391. 349 East Street, G/


58 Upper Robb & Oronoque S5s., Bourdo
(one corner from 8ourda Cricket Ground)
Tel: 225-1540 622-8308
Day, Evening & Weekend Classes
Computer Repoirs and Upgiodes
Networking, Microsoft Office, Corel
Draw, Peathiree and
QuikBook- A(ounting, AcPoi(
Advantage S:, .'.,ri 1 i h :1

Earn lool and Cianadiot
(ertifioatesi ,.l, ,.11

International Business
College Registration
commrences for Surmmer
Programme 2006 at IBC Our
five (5) weeks programme is
packed with as much as eight (8)
Subjects per class including
computer training. Classes are
held Monday to Friday from
09.00 h to 14:00 h Fees are as
low as $7 500 per package. IBC
offers classes for ages 5 to 19
years. Duration 10'" July -- 11'"
August, 2006. International
Business College (IBC), 262
Thomas Street, NCB. Tel # 225-
5474 or 225-2397
Grand Summer Package:-
Introduction to Computers
Windows XP Professional,
Internet and E-mail, Special
attention to 3 subjects of your
choice and Educational tours
and games on Fridays for a
Special Fee of $8,000 with a
special paymentt plan Classes
are from July 10 to August 25,
2006 (09:00 h 1500 h,'Mon. -
Fnri.) ages from 12 to 19 years
old. Contact us at First
Federation E'P-ii. ,. 6 Croal and
King Streets 2.2-7627. 647-
9434. Registration for the new
school term is currently in

ENTIRE Northern Tiger
Island situated in the
Essequibo River Hamburg
fertile land good for farmers.
$5 000 (Guy. Dollars) per acre.
Please call 774-5034, 624-

SCAFFOLDS, Chain saw,
ransom and other
construction tools. Contact
us on telephone #'s 225-
3466, 225-7268 or 23 North
Road, Bourda.
TRAVELLER sound system,
lighting system, stage, tents, all
sizes of generators, Band
equipment, PA system, mobile PA
system crusade, open-aired
Indian and English weddings,
conferences, parties, etc.
Fogging, bubble foam, confetti.
Just call 226-6527, 623-7242.
We are based at the Tennessee
Nigh Club.

HAMSON General Store,
116 Regent Rd., Bourda. Now in
stock -Rooping shingles, drywall

2 BLACK Briefcases on
Linden Highway in the vicinity
of the accident on Saturday,
February 4, 2006, taken from car
PDD 1619. Reward of $10 000
offered. Contact 218-4398/

BOOKS for all ages.
Juliette's Books Library, 143
West Ruimveldt. Tel. 223-
8237/648-6098. M-F 8:30
am (08:30 h) 5 pm (17:00
h), Sat. 10 am (10:00 h) -
4pm ( 16:00 h).

Motoring "You train to pass". Call
227-1063 and 226-7874.
ENROL at Genesis Driving
School. Manual & automatic.
48 Princes and Camp Sts.
Summer Classes $10 000. Tel.
ENROL now at Shalom Drive
School. Lot 2 Croal Street.
Stabroek. You could also obtain
an International Driving Permit.
For more information, call 227-
3869. 622-8162. 611-9038.
R K's Creating Masters in
Driving since 1979. Students
need security and comfort to
learn Students must kanow
who they deal with. Driving is
serious business, not a fl' by
night business. R.K's Institute
of Motoring. 125. Recent
Road. Bourda.

V JU lit Su/Kung fu yoga
sport self-defence health.
Enrol for classes. Contact 228
Camp Street, N/C/B.

MRS. SINGH massage. If
you need a balanced massage
ry my therapeutic massage
combined with reflexology
Tel 220-4842 or 615-6665.
STRESSED out? Over
worked? Try Massage Therapy.
It releases muscular'and mental
tension. Certified Massage
Therapist Ulelli Verbeke. 615-
ARE your sleeping well?
Suffering from lower and upper back
pain, stiffness in the neck and
shoulder. Then try a massage from
a certified therapist for results. Call
Tel. # 617-8480.

interested persons by
telephone for friendship or
serious relations Call CF -
Telephone Friendship Link -
261-5079, Everyday. 07.00 to
21.00 h.
MATURE ladies &
qenllpmen are c eepkir Int
-'i -.i, 1i,,,, term r.-I : rC
with Guyanese of all races. Free
confidential r..i. i iT, :,, Send
details and Ir, i....-" i to
Director Promotions, PO. Box CP
5480, Castries, St. Lucia Email:
slupitonsivyahoo corn

Nalinie and Michael on your
forth coming marriage. No one
can beat us! This is our fifth
wedding. You can be next-or
you can just have friends. Call
now for registration. The
Junior/Senior Singles Dating
Services 18 80 yrs. Mon. -
Fri. 8:30 am 5 pm, Sat./Sun
- 10 am 4 pm. 223-8237, 648-

Hindi Classes. Tabeej planet
Protection. Other areas of
spirituality Guidance and
Protection of Spiritual people.
Contact Buddy 225-0677.

GRAPHICS Designs, Labels
and general printing. Tel. 225-
0502, 609-2302.
SERVICE done to all
Satellite Dishes. Parts of
sale. Call 623-4686, 223-
CALL 627-7835.
FOR professionals repairs
to crash vertical, change nose
cut and front half, etc. Tel. 642-
DO you need a care giver
for your elderly loved one at
home at times that is
convenient to you? Call Ph. #
DO you need some one to
take of your elderly parent? Call
612-9661, 227-7098.

-i .r
.i Canadian immigration

Balwant Persaud
Associates Certified
Canadian Immigration
Consultants of Toronio
Cands. car pro1u.e ) e-1
ana :tions fr aoi yieur
i'Ti',grati;on i m aters an'

e 'ug'ees F,':. I'.y SI c L "'s
".av,',,. S t ,i! 2.r/,[ e-

Canada: - .'- ''me
Guyana: .- . -.

INVESTMENT-- no need
to work, invest and earn $25
000 per month. For info. call
276-1195, 618-0701
for appliance repairs washers.
dryers, microwaves, stoves,
deep fryers. etc. Call 622-4521/
HAVING problems with
your air conditioning units,
fridges, washing machine,
gas stoves, etc. Then call
Linden. Tel. 641-1086.
HELLO the doctor is back!
Have your gas stove repaired
and serviced, also your kero
range change to gas. Tel. 628-
5867. 220-4073
WELDER for grillwork,
aluminium, cast iron, stainless
steel, fishing vessel, truck tray
alterations. Call Brian 233-
2847, 613-3876.
FOR all your
construction, repairs
renovations, as well as
masonry, varnishing
plumbing and painting
contact Mohanied on 223-

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FOR all your accounting
services. Tel. 611-0294.
SANDRA for decorating
weddings, birthday parties, etc.
wedding cakes bridal
bouquets.A weddinao ch,iits.
arches. Tel. #s 22I5-3219 or
FOR low cost air
conditioner, refrigerator.
microwave, freezer, drink cooler
repairs and servicing electrical
and solar panel installation.
Call 225-4822. 624-0004. 231-
provide PAYROLL services
including NIS and PAYE
schedule We give full
assurances of on time delivery
and utmost confidentiality..
Please call 625-8857 or 622-
4760 for further information.

VACANCY exists for one to
make welder mining parts. Tel.
VACANCY exists for
Cosmetologist. Call 225-1280
or 231-0144 Orlando
ONE live-in Domestic to
take care of 2 kids. Between
ages 18 and 30. Tel. 619-2373,
COUNTER Staff. Cleaner,
Barman. Apply in person to
Jerries Snackette, 228 Camp
St. 227-5701.
ONE experienced
seamstress, great wages and
benefits. Roxie's 122
Merriman's Mall, Bourda.
ONE live-in Domestic from
country area. Must know to
Cook. Call 622-4386. 227-
SALES Assistants. Choose
your own working hours. Tel.
218-1711. *
TRUCK/Van Drivers.
Apply in person with written
application to: Lens Sheriff
and Fourth Sts., C/ville.
Drivers. Apply in person with
written application to Lens.
Sheriff & Fourth Sts.. C/ville.
FEMALE Vocalists to
perform with Live Band,
Security Guard and
Handyman. Tel. Majestics.
226-6432, 623-2477.
VACANCIES exist for
suitably qualified salespersons
and cooks. Apply in person to
Anjali's Food Deli. 322 New
Market Street.
VACANCIES exist for Bill
Clerk, Salesgirls, Cook and
Handyboys. Apply at Survival,
16 Duncan St. & Vlissengen
SEWING a Machine
Operators, female to clip & iron
garments. Apply at Kent
Garment Factory Ltd. Lot D
Lama Avenue. Bel Air Park.
Tel.# 225-4492 or 225-9404.
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
MATURE individual with
secondary education to assist
in Hardware Store. Ability to
work unsupervised. Sales
experience helpful.
Accommodation can be
provided. Call 226-9810, after
4 pm. _
VACANCIES exist for
Security Guards. Must be able
bodied, 1 Handyman. Apply in
person with application, 2
recommendations, Police
Clearance to: The Manager,
Exclusive Styles, 200 Camp
St., G/town.
Apply in person. Persons who
responded to the previous Ads
are also asked to contact ARK
Enterprise/The Container
House, 17 Lombard Street. Tel.
225-7332, 225-9412.
20'MALES and females to
work at University of Guyana
and other East Coast locations.
(Former employees can re
apply). Contact The Security
Administrator, University of
Guyana. Turkeyen Campus or
R.K's Security, 125 Regent
Road, Bourda.
experience at three (3) years.
qualifications four subjects
(CXC). Attractive salary and
other benefits. Preferably
person living on EBD. Apply in
person to: Friendship Oxygen
Limited 30 Friendship, EBD.
Between the hours of 1 and 4

VACANCIES exist foi
Accounts Clerk. Stores Keeper.
Qualifications must be suitable
for the required positions
. ove. At least, three 3) yo't
Uxperlenlce il a1 ;iillliar ielo
Salary incotiable. Apply to 1tM
En terprise ic. G-Lr Wliharf,
Houston. East Bink Domeraila
ONE Female Office
Assistant. with I ...1. i.. .f NIS
and PAYE ;., II t ,-1 be
Computer hterate, must he
between ages 18 and 30.
knowledge of Maths and
English Apply in person with
written application and 2
references to Lens, Sheriff
and Fourth Streets,
Campbellville. G/town.
SALESWOMEN earn more
than G$100 000 monthly
working part-time. We provide
training. No boss. Work from
home. Come to PROSPERITY
CLUB any Wednesday 5 pm
(17:00 h) or Saturday 1 pm
(13:00 h) to 89 Brickdam
opposite the Palms, New
Guyana School Compound.
URGENT vacancies 100
Security Guards for Baton,
Armed and Canine Dog)
Divisions: 2 lorry and van drivers
to work as Drivers on Contract
(like minibus), 6 Visiting
Inspectors with motorcycles,
motor car, scooters or bicycles
for East Bank and City zones.
Contact The Recruiter. RK's
Security Services, 125 Regent
Road, Bourda. Tel. 226-7541,

TRUCK drivers.
Skidder Operators,
Chai nsaw
C h a i n s a w
I n v e n t o r y
Clerk/Tree Spotter,
Chokermen to work
in sawmill and
h. harvesting
Kwakwani area. Tel
440-2317 between
6 & 8 pm or 225-
2471 between 8 am

QUANTITY of permanent
crops on island with transferable
50 years lease in Essequibo
River. Tel. 260-4459.
PRIME commercial land for
sale 115 ft x 31 ft, Charlotte
Street. Bourda. Contact
owner 226-0683 (anytime).
30 ACRES transported land
for sale at Henrietta, Leguan.
Call 260-2605 or Contact
Chunkwaa of 15 Louisiana,
- 89 ft by 152 ft. Price $25M.
Call: 612-0349.
LAND situate at east of
Windsor Forest Cricket
Ground,.comprising an area
of 2.422 of an English acre.
Call: 220-9675
7.354 & 7.750 ACRES of
land situated at Parika,
Backdam, EBE with permanent
crops. Suitable for agricultural
purposes. Call 260-4713, 613-
LAMAHA Gardens,
Queenstown, Subryanville,
Atlantic Gardens, Happy Acres,
Earls Court, LBI, Kitty, Turkeyen/
Patterson, Pearl, EBD.
JEWANRAM 623-6431, 227-
1988, 270-4470.
GREIA Campbellville -
$4M, Kitty S4M, Meadow Bank
- $4M, LBI $2M, Coverden,
EBD $2.5M, Canal No.2 -
$6M. Friendship/Supply, EBD
Riverside neg. Tel. 225-3737,
Happy Acres, Atlantic Gardens,
Prashad Nagar, Cummings St.,
Versailles (gated compound)
EBD, LANDS. Highway lands
(sand pit/resort/farming), etc.
TEL. 226-8148/625-1624.

LBI $275M, Earl's Court.
OGLE Aistrip Road S13M,
No P'ariel $1.5M, Melanie -
$2 5jM & 196' x 510 t $3 /;tM
TEL. 226-8148/625-1624.
I.A Boltnn Intention (LBI),
Providence. Oleander Gds.
Prashad Nijal. Lamaha Gds,
Canipbellvilll Carmn ich'1el
Stiret Up-To-The-Minute Realty
"Your Ultimate Choice".
Contact Debbie/l(Ke'nnck 225-
8097, 227-0721. ARE you
selling or renting your property?
Why not contact Up-To-The-
Minute Realty "Your Ultimate
Choice". Contact Debbie/Kernck
225-8097, 227-0721 or email:

SINGLE person to share
apartment. Call 612-2852.
FOR overseas visitors
apt. to rent in Kitty. Call
PHONE: 227-0928.
79 Atlantic Gdns. Call
220-6060, 626-2066.
ONE 2-bedroom top flat
at 220 Thomas St., Kitty.
Check within
ONE 3-bedroom top flat for
rental. 390 Republic Park. Tel.
FURNISHED flats for
overseas visitors. Phone 227-
2995. Kitty.
2-BEDROOM top flat. Kitty.
225-7900, 225-7978; John
HOUSE by it self apt. -
US$500 with AC. Phone
Tony Reid 225-2626, 231-
1-BEDROOM apartment for
Kitty. Call 616-4690.
FULLY furnished 2-bedroom
air-conditioned house in Bel Air
Park. Call 225-8153.
KITTY, Campbellville -
furnished and unfurnished 1,
3-bedroom apts. 233-6160.
PHONE 225-9944.
Apartment at Lot 2
Cummings Street. Alberttown.
Price $30 000. Tel. 616-9227.
2-BEDROOM bottom flat,
Kitty. 225-7900, 225-7978, John
FOR rental secure
storage bonds 200 -900
square feet. Contact # 225-
DUNCAN St., C/ville. Tel. 226-
0661, 225-5372.
TO rent one-bedroom
apartment 67 Garnett Street,
Newtown, Kitty. Contact same
situated on United Nations
Place Stabroek, with
telephone lines. Tel. 226-
apartments to let on a
daily/nightly basis from -
$4 000 daily. Call 227-
2 APARTMENT to rent
upper flat 2-bedrooms lower
flat 1 bedroom 32 North,
Vryheid's Lust. ECD.
unfurnished executive homes
around Georgetown. Call
Rochelle 609-8109, anytime.
2 2-BEDROOM apartments,
'all with inside toilet and bath.
etc. Contact Ms. Zalina 26 Hill
Street, Albouystown.
226-5035. (08:00 17:00
ST., L/TOWN. TEL. 225-0502,
flat 36 Bagotstown, EBD Public
Rd. Rent $32,000. Call 225-
ROBB ST., top floor. Ideal
for any business $95 000
monthly. Ederson's 226-5496

BUILDING for school in East
Bank or West Coast Dernerara.
Tol 223-722(/22 7-4798
FURNISHED flat to let
overseas visitors. Telephone
SHERIFF: ST, business
offices $60 000, 2-bedroorn -
1US$50 daily Ederson's 226-
5,196. iderson@rguyana net gy
btiur'iness apart entsi offices,
confterences from $35 000 Call
225-7131 or 611-0800
2 APARTMENTS to rent -
32 North Vryheid's Lust, ECD,
opposite Montrose Primary
School Tel 227-2371.
FOR overseas visitors. 2-
bedroom flat, fully furnished, air-
conditioned, parking space.
grilled, meshed, Subryanville.
Tel. 226-5369.
NORTH Road, vacant
middle floor, 5 offices. Ideal for
any business. $70 000 monthly.
Ederson's 226-5496.
styled apts. Suitable for a
couple or single person -
$4 000/$5 000 per day.
Call 231-6429, 622-5776
FURNISHED apartment
for overseas guest at Garnett
St.. C/ville, G/town. Contact
Ms. Dee on 223-1061 or 612-
3-BEDROOM apartment.
fully furnished in Craig St..
Campbellville for overseas
guest. Short term. Call Tel. 223-
ONE two-bedroom bottom
flat house fulty furnished, with
cable TV, phone, own drive
way. Situated at Nandy Park.
Call 624-7243.
FURNISHED two-bedroom
apt. Ideal for a couple or single
person US$500 per mth. and
US$25 per day. Call 227-3546
or 609-4129.
KITTY, fully furnished 3-
bedroom upstairs apartment.
good water supply and security
and garage. Contact 226-9541.
622-7122, 265-3236.
GOOD large Princes. Russell
& Camp Sts. Corner bottom
flat suitable for any business.
Small Shop for any business.
Call 226-3949
room apartment in Queenstown.
in close proximity with KFC &
Guynet. Tel. 616-8083, 225-
ONE two-bedroom bottom
flat house, fully furnished
situated at 129 Amla Avenue,
Prashad Nagar. Contact Merline.
Tel. 223-1634.
EXECUTIVE houses by
itself area Ogle. Atlantic
Gardens. Price $100 000 to
$250 000 neg. Enquiries
pls call 220-7021, Cell 624-
3-BEDROOM top flat
Lamaha Gardens $65 000,
3-bedroom top flat. Industry -
$35 000. N. P. FINANCIAL
SERVICES 223-4928. 648-
FULLY furnished 3-bedroom
bungalow wind solar, hot
water, in gated community.
Weekly or monthly rental.
Contact Ganesh 618-5070,
BACK concrete building
measuring 52' x 35', suitable
for cold storage, processing
plant, etc. at Public Road, Mc
Doom Village. Tel. 226-1903.
$22 000, $32 000, $45 000, $50
000. FURNISHED $26 000, $30
000, $45 000. ROOMS $11 000
- $16 000. Call 231-6236.
KITTY $50 000, Eccles -
$45 000, Business place $80
000, Internet Cafe $60 000.
Restaurant, snackette, beauty
salon. K. S. RAGHUBIR Agency
- 225-0545. 642-0636.
SPACIOUS three-bedroom
top flat and semi-furnished self-
contained rooms. Suitable to
students and single working
individuals. Phone 225-0168.
Monday, Wednesdays. Friday
between 9 am and 2 pm.
APARTMENTS Courida Park -
US$700, Prashad Nagar. Bel Air
Park US$1 500, Queenstown -
US$3 000, Sect. 'K' C/ville -
US$700, Kitty $100 000 & $80
000, Diamond US$1 500.
Sheriff St., business space. TEL.

TEL # 226-2287.
NEW 2-bedroorn sclf-
contained apartment filed toilet
iad hath. Bel Air Park, facing
Duncan Street Tel 226-2675.
unfurnished apartments one,
two three & four bedrooms.
Queenstown residential, from
USS25 per day. long term also
available. Tel. 624-4225
TOP flat in prime
commercial area Camp Street
for Airline, Salon. Real Estate,
Advertising Agency, Office or any
other business. Contact Samad.
Tel. 225-5026
concrete 3-flat building. Ideal
for office, storage and living.
Over 3 000 square feet. Call
owner 227-0190, 223-1309,
FURNISHED houses &
flats Queenstown/
Subryanville/LiGdns, Bel Air
Park, etc., etc. from US$500,
unfurnished flats from G$35
000. Sonja 225-7197, 623-
QUEENSTOWN. fully fur-
nished 1 & 3-bedroom apart-
ment with parking space to
rent. Suitable for overseas
visitors on short term basis.
Tel. # 226-5137/227-1843.
BUSY 4-corner business
spot. Upstairs of Electronic/Cell
Phone Store. Measuring 60 ft.
x 30 ft. Perfect for Cafe. Barber
Shop. Sports Bar, etc. Phone
227-7677, 624-8402. For info.
included 2 small apartments, car
space and business place, next to
the main road in Ecdes, everything
for rent. Lot 270 Eccles Scheme.
Phone No. 628-6565. Parbati
2-BEDROOM unfurnished
@ $35 000, 2-bedroom furnished
apt. @ $45 000 & $80 000, 3-
bedroom unfurnished house
@$80 000, US$1 500. furnished
from US$1 000 US$1 500. Call
Alasiea @ 226-2372/617-3564.
GREIA Section 'K'. C/ville
- furnished US$500. unfurnished
large concrete building, can be
used as office/residence -
US$800, Bel Air Park, furnished
- US$1 500, unfurnished -
US$1 200. Tel. 225-3737,
Executive category -
Courida Park, Bel Air Park,
Prashad Nagar. Atlantic Ville,
Shamrock Gds, Subryanville, Bel
Air Springs, North Road (top
flat). Ideal for business, Pike
Street, Kitty, Waterloo Street.
Up-To-The-Minute Realty Your
Ultimate Choice". Contact
Debbie/Kenrick 225-8097,
bedroom. master with AC. fully
furnished, US$600. THOMAS
STREET: 2-lbedroom.
unfurnished top flat with parking,
AC $70 000. NEW HAVEN: 4-
bedroom, unfurnished. AC -
USS1 100. BEL AIR PARK: 3-
bedroom apartment US$800,
and 4 large buildings with rents
ranging from US$800 to US$5
000 and lots more all over. Call
226-7128, 615-6124
with Style."
KITTY $40 000, C/ville -
$50 000, Bel Air Park, furnished
- US$1 200, Happy Acres,
Atlantic Gardens. Counda Park,
400, University Gardens. Lamaha
Gardens, Republic Park, OFFICE
- $70 000, Middle Street. Main
STREET, Brickdam, others, BOND
SPACES Central Georgetown,
others. Mentore/Singh Realty
225-1017, 623-6136.
TEL. 225-5512, 647-0856.

bedroom concrete house
situated at Lamaha Park.
r: rk in'- pace, big yard
,, i, jr, i water, phone.
Price $60 000 neg. Call
223-2919 or 629-6059.
FULLY Furnished Prime
Realty. Whole houses:
(beautiful) Bel Air Park US$2
000, (modern) Eccles US$3
000 neg, (classy) Queenstown
US$3 500 neg. (modern)
Bel Air Park US$1 400 neg.,
(classy) Subryanville US$3
000 neg., (beautiful) Nandy
Park US1 500 neg., (nice)
Eccles US$650 neg.
APARTMENTS fully furnished
(modern) Subryanville -
US$750 neg., (stylish) Atlantic
Gardens US$700 neg.,
(modern) Lamaha Gardens
house (beautiful) Prashad
Nagar 'US$1 500 neg.,
(modern) Prashad Nagar -
US$2 000 neg., (beautiful)
Atlantic Gardens US$500
neg. Contact 222-1319, Fax:
222-1319. Email:
"Have Faith in Christ, today".
227-1988, 623-6431, 270-
4470. Email:
(office/residence) US$2
500, Bel Air Park US$1
500, Kitty $60,000,
S45.000, US$750 (F/F.,
US$500 (F/F) Carcom/
GuySuCo Gerdens US$1
500. EAST BANK: School -
$120 000, Providence -
$50 000, Eccles 'AA' (F/F) -
US$2 000. Diamond USS1
500. EAST COAST: Courida
Park US$3 000 (F/F),
Atlantic Gardens US$5
000, US$2 000/US$1 000/
US$500. Happy Acres -
US$2 000/US$1 200/
US$500. Non Pariel $35
000, Le Ressouvenir US$2
500, Ogle US$700!US$1
000. OFFICES: Central
Georgetown US$4 000.
Georgetown $100 000/ $60
000, Queenstown US$2
000, Sheriff US$1 500.
North Road US$1 200.
Brickdam US$800, bond,
restaurants, etc. Versailles -
executive USS3 000. 3-
storeyed residential/office/
bond USS1 500, Prashad
Nagar (2-bedroom) $60

PROPERTY at Lot 35
Robb St.. Bourda. Call
Hundred of thousands of
dollars. Reduction in Real
Estate price. Call 225-2709.
TEL. 225-0790.
De Fretias Associates
Realty Services, Valuation.
Tel. 225-0502. 609-2302
South Ruimveldt Gardens.
Contact Owen King within.
ONE wooden and
concrete house 50E Sheriff
Street. Phone 223-1529.
1 HOUSE lot with 4
houses: Persons interested
please call. Price negotiable
HOUSE in Prashad Nagar
- $114 000 000. Call 225-
6556, 610-4581.
CANAL NO. 2, North
Section 3-bedroom house
(concrete & wood). Tel. 263-
DOUBLE-LOT 3-bedroom
property for sale in Amelia's
Ward, Linden. Price
negotiable. Call: 223-4938.
LOT 1 George St., Werk-
en-Rust $7.8M million
negotiable. Contact
Prudential Brokers. 226-7874
or 642-4827.
ACTIVE business, 2-
storeyed house located at 171
Section 'B' Non Pariel, E. C.D.
Tel: 220-7157 N. Singh.
ONE executive property
in Meadow Brook Gardens,
drop from $18M to $13.9M.
Phone 231-2064, 225-2626
Doom, Ogle/Sheriff St., Kitty.
La Chalet. Contact Sonja -
225-7197. 623-2537.
near Bourda Market 3 2-storey
wooden buildings $30M neg.,
US$150 000. Ederson's -
2 2 6 5 4 9 6
ederson@guyana net gy



bedroom concrete house. Call
vacant new 2-storey building.
If qualified, move in tomorrow.
$5.5M, US$27 000. Ederson's
vacant 2-storey mansion, area
for bond $30M, US$150 000.
Ederson's 226-5496.
ederson@guyana.netgy __
ANNA Regina, EBO, vacant
- 2-storey 3-bedroom wooden
building. $4M, US$20 000.
Ederson's 226-5496.
vacant new 2-storey 4-bedroom
building $14M, US$70 000.
Ederson's 226-5496.
REGENT St. vacant 2-
storey business building -
$17M, US$85 000. Ederson's
ECCLES, EBD vacant
large bond 6 000 sq. ft., 25 ft.
$45M, US$225 000.
Ederson's 226-5496.
ROBB St., Bourda 2-
storey concrete business 40'
x 80', land 50' x 100'- $40M,
US$200 000. Ederson's -
2 2 6 5 4 9 6
HOPE, EBD riverside
land business- $12.5M.
US$63.000. Ederson's 226-
STATION St. vacant 2-
storey 3-bedroom mansion,
bottom business $23M,
US$115 000. Ederson's 226-
OVERSEAS/Local owners.
of buildings we have
management services paying
yours bills. Ederson's 226-
BEL AIR PARK, new 2-
storey concrete 4-bedroom
mansion $24M US$120 000.
Ederson's 226-5496.
REGENT St., new 3-storey
steel building divided into 4
sections, AC. US$1.3.
Ederson's 226-5496.
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GOOD Hope, EB Ebo.,
buildings 4,900 sq. ft., land -
44,064 sq. ft. resort $15M,
US$75 000. Ederson's 226-
ECCLES, Industrial Site -
34,398 sq. ft. land/general
manufacturing $15M,
US$75,000. Ederson's 226-
Queenstown, vacant
possession 3-bedroom mansion
- $19M, US$95 000.
Ederson's 226-5496. y
residential commercial
buildings to buy rent
Georgetown other areas.
Ederson's 226-5496.
FOR sale by owner. 2-storey
front building Regent Rd.,
(between Albert & Light Sts.l,
active business. Contact 231-
1613. 660-1146.
co, :rete building, 41 Second
/'i y Wismar Linden. No
ieadonable price refused. Tel.
Crane Road. WBD. Vacant
possession. All amenities. Call
26-1004, 8 am (08:00) 4 pm
( 6 0 0 )......... : .. ....... ... ................................ ...
building located in Triumph
Backlands on large 'lot of
la cd. Make an offerMust be
sold. Call 220-6589-'
PRIME property/ good for
outdoor relaxation great
neighbourhood, spacious -
(BB) Eccles $16M Call 227-
1988, 270-4470, 623-6431.
3-BEDROOM concrete
and wooden 38 x 21, 2-storey
toilet, bath. Transport land -
210' x 54' situated at
Danielstown. Essequibo Coast.
Filled. fenced with bearing
fruit trees. Call 610-3676,
MASSIVE million dollar
reduction on prices at Tony
Reid realty for the first 3
customers fo" 8 days only. Call
225-2626. 231-2064. Now it's

ONE going business
premises; one secured
beautifully tiled office; one
three-bedroom house fully
grilled in New Amsterdam.
el: 333-2500.
ANNA Catherina, Public
Road, WCD. One flat concrete
business place on large land.
Very good condition. Price
n negotiable. Contact 276-0551.
POPULAR Video Club in
very busy area in New
Amsterdam. Terms of Sale &
Occupancy can be
negotiated. Call 333-2990
or after hours 333-3688.
2-STOREY business/
residential property at 56
Section D Cumberland, East
Canje phone, electricity, etc.
Price neg. Tel. 628-5264,
233-2336, 623-9972 OR 225-9700.
NANDY Park $4M, North
East $4M, Kitty $4M.
Campbellville $4M, Meadow
Bank $4M, Prospect $4.8M,
Herstelling $3M. Call 231-
WHENEVER you buy a
property from Tony Reid Realty
in July, you will receive millions
of dollars back. Email us at or
call 225-2626/231-2064. Email:
bedroom, 4 bathrooms, 2
kitchens, suits 2 families.
property investor, large land
space. Worth viewing. Call Y.
Wilson 226-2650/229-2566.
LOOKING for some
organization to sell, rent or
manage your property? Call Pre-
view Realty 225-8088. We
offer a very reliable service
Honesty "is our best policy.
Campbellville $12M, Bel Air
Park $22M, Subryanville -
$25M, Montrose $7M. Triumph
- $6M. K.S. RAGHUBIR Agency
-225-0545, 642-0636.
GROVE $6.5M & $12M, W.
Ruimveldt $8M, P/Nagar -
SERVICES 223-4928, 648-
GREIA National Avenue,
South Ruimveldt $7M neg.,
Lamaha St., back house -
$6.5M, Canal No. 2 $3M,
Diamond $3M, Liliendaal -
$10M, $13M. Tel. 225-3737,
33%, 33%. 33% Discount.
Buy quickly. Q/town $11.5M,
Meadow Brook $12.9M,
Prashad Nagar $11.9M, Kitty
- $9M, Guyhoc Park $8.5M.
Phone 225-2626, 231-2064,
KITTY, Prashad Nagar,
Lamaha Gds., Atlantic Ville,
Waterloo Street, Bel Air Park. Up-
To-The-Minute Realty "Your
Ultimate Choice" Contact Debbie/
Kenrick 225-8097, 227-0721.
TRIPLE lots in Alberttown,
business and large house, front
building earns US$1 000
monthly, back building -
equipped with all modern
features. Must see to appreciate.
Price neg. Phone 225-4631,
CALL 225-5591.
2-STOREY 2-bedroom
house concrete and wood. Fully
double grilled, fully concreted
yard, 4-side concrete fence 10
t high, double front fence,
chicken pen to accommodate 1
000 chicken. Price $4.5 milllih'
neg. Tel. 270-4213, 647-0489.,
MILLION dollars deducti6'
buying property is a planed event.
Queenstown $11.5M. Kitty -
$9.5M, Prashad Nagar $12.5M,
Sec. 'K' $14M, Meadow Brook -
$13.5M, South $9.8M, Guyhoc
Park $8.8M, Bel Air Park $20M.
Call Ms. Tucker or Mr. Sookdeo Tel.
# 231-2064, 52709.
& land, GuySuCo Gardens,
HappyAcres, 4-bedroom- $30M,
Atlantic Gardens, Prashad Nagar
- 5-bedroom $28M & $12.75M,
(double lot), Industry $8M.
Ogle, Sara Johanna 4-bedroom,
Kitty $17M. TEL. 226-8148/

houses with zinc roof, complete
with bath, toilet and kitchen sink.
Can be assembled within 12
hours. 225-0168.
ONE fully concrete office
and apartment complex -
US$250 000, in Bel Air Park.
Call 231-2064 or email
4-BEDROOM concrete &
wooden house. Ketley St.,
Charlestown, formerly Rudy's
Liquor Restaurant (corner lot)
- $18M neg. Contact 227-
Bent St $2.5M, Norton St. $3M
- $4M, Bagotstown $3M.
Queenstown $5M, West
Ruimveldt $2M, Diamond -
$2.5M. Call 231-6236.
3-BEDROOM, two-storey
wooden building. Fully grilled,
in Uitvlugt, WCD, downstairs
enclosed for business. Make an
offer, must be sold. No
reasonable offer refused. Call
624-5397 or 444-7595.
GREIA Section 'K' -
$10M, Campbellville $12M,
$18M, Prashad Nagar $13M,
$22M, McDoom, EBD $8M,
Meadow Bank $7M, Triumph,
ECD $7M, $12M, Lusignan.
ECD $6M, $10M. Tel. 225-
3737, 225-4398.
DOUBLE unit self-contained
concrete apartment, home in
D'Urban Backlands. Hot water,
walk-in closets, fully grilled, etc.
No flooding. Upper portion has
3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Lower
portion has 2 bedrooms and
ath. Call Mark on 223-2951 or
ONE three-storey building -
33 000 sq. ft. at Parika. Ideal for
Hotel. Store, Hospital or any other
type of businesses, etc. Any
reasonable price would be
considered. Contact Len's at
Sheriff St. for further
information. Tel. 227-1511.
N.B.: Extra land to extend
building or new one.
storey fully concreted house 5
bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms.
American fixture faucet, sink,
toilet, cabinet, hot water tank,
eating kitchen, built-in
wardrobe, central air-
conditioner, car garage, front
view to Public Road. Lot 6 Nandy
Park, EBD. Interested person
only to call. Day 226-7806;
evening 225-8410.
HIGH ST. Charlestown,
Property on land 31' x 80' -
18M: one two-flat concrete
building on large land, Nismes,
WBD $8.5M; two house lots -
80 x 113, LBI $6M each; one
three-bedroom concrete and
wooden house on 14 000 sq. ft.
of land, LBI $18M; one three-
bedroom concrete and wooden
building in good condition, W/
Rust $22M neg.; one five-
bedroom concrete and wooden
building on double lot, Atlantic
Gardens $20M; one two-
bedroom wooden cottage on
stilts, St. Stephen's Street,
Charlestown $2.8M; one three-
bedroom building on 'A acre
land, Land of Canaan $15M;
one large property on High
Street, Kingston 60 x 180 ft. -
$125M; one concrete split level
two-bedroom building on large
land, Canal No. 2, WBD $6M;
one two-flat concrete and
wooden five-bedroom building
in good condition, Bourda -
$16M; one sawmill operation
complete with equipment on
large land by riverside with own
transformer $50M. WILLS
REALTY 227-2612, 627-8314.

Grasscutter. Tel. 227-6012,
3 MALE Dachshunds,
mixed, 11 wks old. Tel. # 225-
LARGE quantities of
mango achar. Call 227-3285 or
HONDA 6 500 ES
generator. 225-7900, 225-
7978, John 627-4570.
14 CU. FT. 2-DOOR
225-0502, 609-2302.
SHOCK treatment for
swimming pools. Phone
227-4857 (8 am 4 pm),
Mon. to Fri
MERCURY in wholesale and
retail. Price very competitive.
rc FrIart A o p v

BOURDA MARKET. CALL 624- 265-5876.
7684. ..LAPTOP Computers, Digital
CHLORINE tablets 3" cameras, Projectors, Guitars,
for swimming pools only. Keyboards, DVD Recorders, one
Phone 227-4857 (8am 4 Chappy, Plasma TV. Tel. # 226-
pm). Mon. Fri. 6432, 623-2477.
SMALL fridge, queen size 1 COMPLETE VIDEO & DVD
bed, dining set, nibby chair Club (1300 DVD & 5000 cassettes).
set, used computer. Going Located at Merriman's Mall.
cheap. 231-5767. Contact Ronald 223-0972/223-
2" diesel-with 15 x 28 ft. 0919.
urple heart sluice $0.5M.
ocated Middle Mazaruni. Call ONE complete fishing boat-
223-5050. 52 ft. length, 8 1 ft.width, depth,
-........-..........................-..-............. ........................... in excellent condition. O w ner
1 FOOD Cart with fryers, Hot leaving. Price negotiable. Phone
plate, etc. Also household items, 645-6886.
rass, silver, etc. Tel. 226-0170.
-...........................-........ DELL Computer complete with
1 STEEL boat 96-ft. printer, etc. Daewoo Fridge, 4-
length, 14-ft. 6 inches width, 6- burner stove, sharp microwave, bar
ft. depth. Contact 619-3090, table, other household items.
339-3102. Telephone No. 222-2196.
1 IRON boat, 96 ft. long, 6 1 HONDA pressure washer,
ft. in depth, 14 ft. 6-inch width, brand new; 2 drills; 1 saw; 1
Contact 619-3090, 339-3102. Jialing motorcycle, next to new;
FLUFFY POMPEX/ 1 amplifier; 1 truck pump; 1
DACHSHUND PUP, MALE $15 battery charger; 1 bicycle. Tel. 265-
000. CALL 231-4702 OR 618- 5876.
2240. OXYGEN and acetylene
CANON Photocopiers and gases, fast and efficient service.
Panasonic fax machines. Priced 10 11 Mc Doom Public Road.
to o. Contact 644-9690, 642- EBD. Phone 223-6533 (8 am -
3635. 4 pm). Mon. to Fri. (Sat. 8 12)
1 CHAIN SAW, 1 tape, 1 TV, 1 AVANTI AC Unit 3 000
2 sewing machines, 2 music sets, BTU $45 000; 1 HP Printer -
1 motor, 1 saw, 1 pump. 265- $19 000; 1 Pentium 2
5876. Computer, mouse & keyboard -
S FRIGIDAIRE fre / $15 000. Call 226-2053.
1 FRIG IDAIRE freezer/ O E L d 1 2 C b
cooler, 1 baby car seat, 1 music ONE Laverda 132 Combine
box. Prices neg. Call 621-1071, with plenty spares and 1 Fiat
270-6007. Combine with new tracks. Ready
......t.................................. ..........o w ork in field. Very, very cheap.
MITSUBISHI 2.5L engine Owner leaving country. Tel. 339-
(diesel) and gear box. Isuzu 2437, 339-2254.
(diesel) 2.5 engine and gear box JN D e 3 A is
- $275 000 each. 226-3883, 619- JOHN Deere 30 KVA diesel
6863. generator like new, Loveson
................. ................................................................ 10 H p engine, large com pressor
6 DACHSHUND Tibetan with tank, large grinding
Terrier pups, 8 weeks old, machine with stones. 226-4177,
vaccinated and dewormed. $20 225-2319, 641-2634.
000 each. Contact 623-6400. RADIATORS, RADIATORS-
ONE 3-cylinder Perkins New AT 192 radiators. Brass and
generator, 12 KVA (12 000w) in copper type with full one-year
immaculate condition. Tel. 220- warranty. Price $48 000. Other
2047. 645-0404. models also available. Call 227-
2844, 8:30 am 5 pm. Mon. -
new), neg. $95 000. Call Desiree SKY Universal, authorised
- 231-6099, 614-7298. dealer for the best offer in
Phillips digital dish. View up to
MATSNI PROFESSIONAL 125 channels including Pay Per
CAMERA with flash (Brand new). View channels and also Direct
Call Desiree 231-6099, 614- TV. Contact: Tel. 231-6093,
7298. 227-1151 (Office)
2 COMP. Gym machine. PARTS for Dryers/
Price $50 000 neg. Contact Washers. Thermostats. pumps,
Impy. Tel. 627-1360 anytime, motors, belts, valves, knobs.
231-7372 after 6 pm. etc. Technician available.
Call 622-5776.
DOBERMAN mixed with Pit
Bull pups vaccinated and CAUSTIC Soda 55-lb. $4
dewormed. Tel. 661-7204, 617- 000; Alum 55-lb. $5 000;
4619. Soda Ash 55-lb. $7 500;
Sulphuric Acid 45-gal. $45
1 JIALING Silver Grey, 000: granular chlorine, chlorine
Scooter 100T13, excellent gas. Phone 227-4857 (8 am 4
condition. Reasonable price, pm) Mon. to Fri.
Tel. 223-6230, 226-4536.
...................................... .......................... 1 500 W ATTS Q SC (M X)
PURE bred Doberman pups. amplifier, 1 000 watts QSC (MX)
Call Tel. # 226-6406 or contact amplifier, 700 watts QSC (MX)
B. Persaud & Sons. Lot 24 amplifier. 266 XL compressor,
Dowding St., Kitty. Ashly 4-channel crossover.
PHILLIPS 64" flat screen Samson 4-channel compressor,
TV Bose 321 Home speaker, etc. and 1 Dell
Entertamnt Sem 1 e Computer. Contact 648-9706,
Entertainment System Series 226-7855.
two. 226-4177, 225-2319, 641- . .. ....................- .....--- . .
2634. COMPUTER sales, repairs,
. C.M-a .... .... upgrades. Dell Laptops from -
1 PLUCKING Machine, 1 $170 000, Desk tops with flat
' Hp motor in working condition. screen from $138 000.
Price $60 000. Tel. 270-4213, Computer City, Unit 8, Gafoors
647-0489. Shopping Mall, Houston, EBD.
4 X 4 PAJERO, Diesel 647-2400, -626-9441. 7
excellent condition; 1 30 Hp Springlands, C/ton, Berbice.
Yamaha Outboard engine; 1 335-3002.
Power Inverter, 1 000 watts. Tel. A large inventory of Crown
228-2525. amplifiers, CE 2000, Ashly
ONE Invacare Homecare equaliser, Cross over DBX
bed, imported in August 2005. equalizer, PV-CS 800 amp.,
No reasonable offer refused. Fisher double CD Recorder,
Please call telephone number Denon and Tascam double
226-5335. cassette, Deck (Professional)
........-----:.--- -------- .----- four vocal monitors, rhythm and
HOUSEHOLD furniture, ,i".-strlng bass guitar, 24-ch
good condition. Also one house iMackie mixed with 150-ft snake
fot at Enterprise, E. C. Dem eectronic Roland Oram set. DI
Good location. Phone 225-1 ~ ,boxes. Cables, etc. Tel. 226-
PARTS for Dry 6527, 623-7242.
Washers. Thermostatspumps, 1 STENNER band saw. 1
motors, belts, valves, knobs, Kendall pipe treading
etc. Technician available. Call machine. 1- Wilson 18" Surfacer
622-5776:......... ... -...... & jointer, 1 -Danckaevts 27"
FREON gas 11, 12, 22, 502 surface, 1 Junior white head
134A & 404A. Also Helium for tools 12" surface, 1 Wadkin 18"
balloons and argon gas. Phone surface & jointer, 1 Richmond.
227-4857 (8 am 4 pm) Mon. to 2 Wadkin sharpeners, 2 -- cross
Fri. cut saw, 3-spindle moulders, 1 -

HOUSEHOLD articles, 1 6-
burner Dako stove, 1 Sharp
microwave, in excellent
condition. Giveaway prices. Call
226-4536, 771-4139.
38-FT. BOAT, seine, engine,
ice box. 1 Pool Table, 1 Canter. 1
Nissan Pick Up, 1 Corona Car. Tel.
275-0344/.275.0305 .

14" Multie ripper, 1 Wadkin 6-
head moulder, 1 J. J. Smith
Co. 5-head moulder, 1 dust
collector, flat blades, slotted
blades, bolts and nuts for slotted
blade, V. Joint & Grove &
Tounge Cutter, Drill press,
Grinders, leaves, compressor
jointers Tel. 270-6460, 644-
0150, 609--852


I_ / _ _ I


SERIES. TEL. 641-8851.
PICKUP. CALL 226-2229.
Model M truck. Tel:
ONE Toyota Tundra, F
150. Tel. 623-5534, 227-
minibus 15 seats $1.7M
neg. Tel. # 642-5899.
1 TOYOTA Tacoma,
unregistered. Price neg.
Contact Ryan 629-7010.
ONE Bedford TL 500
10-ton dump truck, GFF
4370. Call 626-1315.
Wagon. Stick gear. Call Jeffrey
- cell # 622-8350.
SUZUKI Vitara, (full size)
manual, P/windows. Call 225-
1 AT 192 CARINA,
excellent condition. Tel. 229-
6271, cell 625-5611.
excellent condition, PJJ series.
Tel. 222-3267.
MUST be sold 1 Zx7
5512, 647-0856.
USHA 616-9378.
CALL 233-3213.
TEL. 229-6770.
1 DODGE Ram 2003 4-
wheel drive, low mileage $5M
neg. 227-5637, 614-6672.
colour black, next to brand new.
Contact Ricardo 644-3593.
ONE (1) Four-Runner.
immaculate condition, PHH
series. Call 220-0903, 640-
1 JEEP Wrangler
excellent condition for sale.
1 Jeep Wrangler shell. Tel.
ONE four-door black
Toyota Starlet. Contact Shelly
Shenequa on 225-4492. 9404.
1 RZ long base mini
bus, working condition.
mags, music, etc. $900
000. Call 265-3989.
MIKE. TEL. 264-2610, 627-
4-WD RANGE Rover -
Land Rover with alloy rims
& Sony CD player. Priced to
go. # 621-7445
1 ONE Toyota Land
Cruiser (diesel) 13 seater,
manual $4.1 million.
Please contact 623-7031.
1 TOYOTA -Tundra
(white). Going cheap.
uzuki Vitara, 4-door. Call
227-5500, 227-2027.
ONE AT 150 Carina in
good condition. Price $360
000 neg. Tel. # 644-4093.
CANTER truck 2-ton
enclosed Mitsubishi
refrigerator, immaculate
condition. Tel. 259-3237, 619-
ONE AT 192 Carina. Fully
powered, PHH series, mags,
spoiler, etc. Tel. # 256-3750.
ONE Toyota Sera PJJ
series, excellent condition.
Contact Mark 624-1821.
1 TOYOTA Hilux Pick-up,
Single Cab, GGG series, AC,
power steering, etc. Excellent
condition. Price $1M. Tel. 621-
1 TOYOTA Marino motor
car, first owner, fully powered,
low mileage. Owner leaving.
Price neg. Tel. 222-3192.
1 NISSAN Laurel in very
good condition, AC, fully
powered, automatic. Owner
leaving. Price $475 000 neg.
Tel. 621-5606.
Corona excellent
condition, mag rims, fog
lamps, original spoiler. Price
neg. Telephone .622-0322.

. ,- 9

ONE AA 60 Carina, in
excellent working condition,
needs body work tape deck,
AC etc. Tel. 617-4063/
ONE Coaster bus in
ood working condition.
contact 616-3736 or 660-
1564. No reasonable offer
% TON Ford Truck,
enclosed, parts for Mercedes
200 series, engine &
transmission for minibus. Call
MARK 11 GX 100. PHH:
AT 170 Corona, PJJ; AE 100
Corolla, PHH. Excellent
condition. Telephone Number
BLACK Honda Vigor, mint
condition, fully loaded, mag
rims, spoiler, music, etc. $950
000 neg. Contact 259-3054,
Fully powered, stick shift, PFF
series. Excellent condition.
Tel. 270-4465, 642-6159.
1 NISSAN Violet, working
condition. Terms can be
arranged. Contact 611-3887,
621-2472 Khan.
ONE 170 Toyota Carina.
Fully powered, mag rims.
Excellent condition. Tel.
256-3216 or 621-3875.
minibuses, BJJ series.
Excellent condition music,
mag, flares, etc. Tel. 270-4625
and 229-6839.
ONE Foden logging truck
in good working condition.
Price negotiable. Tel. 222-
2797, 611-2113 anytime.
2005 TOYOTA Tacoma,
access doors, Extended Cab.
2003 Toyota Tundra, fully
loaded. 619-0063, 643-9891.
ONE Toyota AT 192
Carina. in excellent condition.
AC, mag rims, fully powered,
etc. Tel. 256-3216, 621-3875.
series, immaculate condition -
$2.4M negotiable. Mint
condition. Contact 276-0245.
GREIA one Toyota Starlet,
prime condition $1.3M, one
Toyota Corona 212, just
registered $2.2M. Tel. 225-
3727, 225-4398.
580 C HYMAC with
swamp tract, 10 tons (3) wheel
roller, 3 tons vibrating roller. All
in good working conditions.
Cal 623-3404, 222-6708.
(Mitsubishi) short base, 2-
ton, in excellent working
condition $800 000 neg.
Call 276-0313, 626-1141 -
in good condition mag
rims, stick gear, tape deck.
Tel: 626-6837 after hours -
# 220-4316.
1 NEW Model RZ diesel
3000 CC Turbo, GJJ series,
Long base, never worked hire.
Tel. 220-6699 or 664-3323.
excellent condition; 2 AT 192
Carina EFI, fully powered.
Tel. 222-2905, 641-3821.
BHH series, mags, music
system, recently upholstered.
spoiler, etc. Good condition.
Tel. 223-6317.
2 RZ minibuses, 1 Town
Ace small bus, 1 AT 170
Carina car, 1 AT 150 Carina
car, all in excellent condition.
Phone 268-3953, 612-5419.
ONE Toyota Tacoma
(Black), single cab. GKK, low
as consumption. Owner
having. Kris 220-0054, 624-
ONE RZ long base
minibus, good working
condition. No. BFF 4857. Price
- $850 000. neg. Contact No.
628-4740. 661-5599.
2 BLUEBIRD cars $350
000 and $200 000, 1 Toyota
Corolla $250 000, 1
Chevrolette $250 000. Phone
220-9398. Good condition.
ONE Toyota Carib Wagon.
PFF series, in good condition.
Owner leaving country. Tel.
226-6217. No reasonable offer
ONE Nissan Laurel -fully
loaded, Model C 33, 4-
cylinder, gear, (PW, PM, PS).
Pr ce neg. Call: 223-9021.
Cell: 629-7419 (Monty).

TOYOTA Camry SV 40 -
$1.5M, AT 192 $1.1M, Marino
$1M. Henry 272 Bissessar
Ave., Prashad Nagar. Tel. 225-
7126, 226-3693.
1 BLUE Toyota Hilux diesel
2L Turbo 4 x 4, Extra Cab auto,
fully loaded, mags, crash bar,
bed liner, etc. Call 223-5172,
TOYOTA Ceres AE 100 -
automatic, fully loaded, A/C,
CD Player, mag rims.
Showroom condition. Price -
$1.2M. Tel. 226-6096.
ONE AT 150 Corona stick
gear/front wheel drive, in good
condition. Price $460 000
negotiable. Tel. 621-3343, 648-

FORD 150 Pick Up. 3 doors,
good condition, CD/Tape player,
ubble tray dual air bag, mag
rims, etc. $5.5M neg. Tel. 220-
TOYOTA Corolla KE 70 car,
in good condition. AC, etc. Also
one Toyota Hiace minibus, in
ood condition. Tel. 642-7172.
1 DUMP ruck, 1 water tender
and 330 Timber Jack Skidder all
are in good working condition. For
more information Contact: 264-
TOYOTA AT 170 Carina,
excellent condition. Owner
leaving. Tel. 613-1583. 662-
AT 212 CARINA, AT 192
Carina, AE 100 Sprinter &
Corolla, EP 92 Starlet 4-door, T
100 Toyota Pickup. Mark 11.
Amar # 227-2834, 621-6037.
1 929 MAZDA Wagon, back
wheel drive, needs minor body
work, good working condition -
$250 000 neg. Contact 233-
5133 (w), 233-6250 (h).
MAZDA Convertible MX 5
Miata Sports car, hard & soft top,
low mileage. Price neg. Terms
available. Phone 227-7677,
647-3000, 231-3602.
BMW 325i Convertible -
automatic, DVD sound system.
mag wheel, very nice. Must see.
Price neg. Terms available.
Phone 647-3000, 225-4631,
AT 192 CARINA, with 4 S
engine PHH series, fully P/W.
One owner. $1 200 000. Credit
can be arranged. Tel. 225-1103,
612-4477, 229-2759.
WHEN selling or buying a
used vehicle, for best price,
- contact Dave Auto Sales 169
Lamaha and D'Abreu Sts.
Newtown, Kitty. Tel. 225-1105,
664-2886, 612-4477.
6.6... -2. 88.. 6.. .....4. ... ......... ... .
ONE 4 X 4 Nissan, left hand
drive, very good condition, quick
sale. $650 000. Contact Dave
Auto Sale 225-1103. 612-
4477, 664-2886.
1 HONDA Vigor, executive
type car 4-door, right hand
drive, automatic, fully powered,
AC, mag rims, alarm. CD player
$1.2M. Contact Rocky 225-
1400 or 621-5902.
1 AT 170 CORONA -
completely refurbished and
sprayed. PW, PM, mags, music.
AE 81 Sprinter doors glass, back
windscreen, front bumper and
grill. Tel. 619-5087. 218-3018
SECOND hand vehicle for
sale. 212 Carina. AT 192 Carina,
ST 190 Carina, AE 100, Corolla
and Sprinter, AT 170 Carina and
Corona, AE 91 Corolla and
Sprinter Wagor cars, AE 81
Corolla, Nissan Sunny, AA 60
Carina, Toyota Starlet, RAV 4 4-
Runner, Tacoma Tundra, T100,
4 x 4, 3Y buses, RZ buses and
many more. Contact Dave Auto
Sales 225-1103. 612-4477,

2 TOYOTAS Long base RZ
carburetor and EFI, BHH & BJJ
series $1.2M & $1.4M. Contact
Rocky 225-1400, 621-5902.
1-TOYOTA 4-Runner, 4-door,
enclosed $1.3M neg. 1 Hilux
Surf 4 x 4, 4-door enclosed -
$2.4M neg. 1 GJJ, Leyland DAF
double axle truck with hyhab,
dump, 20-cyd. tray. Price neg.
Call 640-2365.
TWO Toyota Tacoma Extra
Cab Pick-ups, 4-wheel drive.
Series 1998 & 2000. One Toyota
Tundra 4-wheel drive automatic.
Call 629-4979, 220-7430.
- 225-2500, 646-5888.
ONE Mark 11 GX 81, in
excellent condition. Fully
powered price $1M neg.
Contact 7 (07:00 h) to 10 am
10:00 h), 3 (15:00 h) to 7 pm
(19:00 h). 222-5707.
Corollas and Sprinter, automatic.
air-condition, mags, etc. Tel.
225-9700 or 623-9972.
LINCOLN Town car (Ford)
four-door, luxury Sedan -
automatic, power windows, locks,
digital dash, TV and DVD player,
AC, only 47 000 miles. Like
new $4M. Terms available.
Phone 647-3000, 225-4631.
MITSUBISHI Lancer full
loaded with DVD system, AE 100
Corolla, fully powered music
system, mags, spoiler low
mileage. Owner leaving -
Shafeez's Halaal Food. 220-
2047, 645-0404.
PHH series Toyota Hilux Surf
YN 130. Fully powered, AC,
automatic, crash bar, CD, etc.
Very neat and clean vehicle $2
450 000 neg. Call 276-0313,
626-1141 Shahab.
192 from $1.2M to $1.3M neg..
automatic. mags. air-condition.
CD Player and many more. Tel.
225-9700 or 623-9972. Behind
Brickdam Station.
motorcycles 1 600 XT Yamaha
Trail, 1 125CC Kainou Road
Bike, CE series. Tel. 225-9700
or 623-9972. Behind Brickdam
Canter diesel 2-ton, double
wheel, one owner, well-kept,
recently over sprayed and seats
covered. Tel. 225-9700 or 623-
immaculate condition; 1 Buick
car with AT 170 engine, AE 91,
AE 81, Pickup van etc. all in excellent
condition.. Call: 220-5124,663-
100 Corollas massive condition,
just buy and drive, mags, air
condition automatic, etc. Tel.
225-9700 or 623-9972. Behind
Brickdam Station.
DAVID Auto Sale located at
238 South Rd. Alexander St.,
opposite Salvation Army. We buy
and sell used vehicle. In stock
AE 81, AE 91, AT 170, Corona &
Carina, AT 190 AT 212, 110
Corona, Sprinter, 4 x 4. Tacoma.
Telephone 227-1845, Mon. -
Sat. 229-6253.
ASSOICATES. TEL. #225-5512,
1998 MITSUBISHI Mirage,
PJJ series. Excellent condition.
Hardly used, original crystal
lights, mags, spoiler, dual air
bags, AC. automatic, fully
powered, low mileage $1 950
000 neg. Contact Jai. Tel. 623-
8301, 254-0558.
TOYOTA Hilux Double Cab
Pick-up, PHH Series, like new.
new model. Nissan Pathfinder 4-
door 1996 Model, like new.
Honda Delsol Sport car, BMW
3181 Sport car. 226-4177, 225-
2319, 641-2634.
1 SILVER Nissan Sunny
FB-15, (2001 model), full
crystal lights, fully powered,
dual air bags, abs, keyless
entry, manual 5-F. under 5000
kms. Price $2.5M neg.
Contact Vijai 623-1450. after
6 pm 254-0012.

1 TOYOTA Corona, AT 170,
EFI, mag rims, AC, tape deck.
Price $775 000. Call 226-8973.
1 TOYOTA AE 91 Sprinter -
fully powered automatic, mags,
music, etc. Excellent condition.
Price $600 000. Call 629-4236.
1 HONDA lighting plant 1
500 watt, new Price $100 000.
Call 629-4236.
1 TOYOTA Hiace mini RHZ
bus, BHH series. Excellent
condition. Price $1.2M neg.
Call 629-4236.
1 AT 192 TOYOTA Carina -
mags, spoiler, etc. Excellent
condition. Price $1.2 million
neg. Call 629-4236.
1 AT 170 TOYOTA Carina -
EFI, automatic, fully powered, CD
Player $750 000. Contact
Rocky 225-1400, 621-5902.
1 TOYOTA RZ (long base),
BJJ series. Immaculate
condition, hardly used. Price -
$1.8M. Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902.
series, burgundy, automatic, fully
powered, AC, CD player $1.3M.
Contact Rocky 225-1400, 621-
TWO Kawasaki Ninjas ZX 600
(cat-eyes) like new, one owner,
excellent condition, low mileage,
all accessories. ($450 000). Phone
223-1885, 642-3722.
1 ISUZU Trooper (4 x 4) V6
(enclosed 4-door) automatic,
crash bar, power wrench, price -
$650 000. Excellent working
condition. Contact Rocky -
225-1400 or 621-5902.
MERCEDES Benz C 200 -
class, fully loaded, TV, CD, etc.
Special version year 2000,
arriving soon. Contact
Prudential Brokers #226-7874
or 642-4827 $7.5 million.
1 NISSAN Almera (came
in brand new), PHH series
(executive type car),
automatic, fully powered,
AC, magrims, alarm. Price-
$2.1M. Contact Rocky #
225-1400 or 621-5902.
1 MtTSUBISHI Pajero, 1995
model, PJJ series, 5-door,
automatic, fully powered, AC,
mag rims, (4 x 4), leather interior.
crash bar, immaculate condition.
Price $4.9M. Contact Rocky -
225-1400 or 621-5902.
AT 192 TOYOTA Carina,
1996 Model; Toyota Dyna 2-ton
truck, 1997 Model; Toyota Dyna
1.5-ton truck, 1997 Model. All
vehicles never registered and are
being sold at giveaway prices.
Tel. 231-5680.
ONE RAV 4L. PJJ series.
fully loaded, TV, CD, bull bars,
excellent condition, woman
driven and one Nissan Single
Cab Pickup, GHH series,
excellent condition. Tel. Bobby
- 220-4221, Frankie 266-0309
2 NISSAN Pick-ups, X-Cab,
diesel, 4 x 4! Never registered,
$1.950M. Nissan Primera car,
diesel, fully powered! Mercedes,
4 x 4. Mitsubishi L200, Doppel
Cab, 4 x 4, diesel (Pick up) -
$4.5M. Tel. 623-5463, 223-986,.
TOYOTA Hilux Extra cab LN
170 diesel Pick-up Grand Dodge
Caravan minivan, PHH series,
like new, BMW 525 car; also
Kawasaki Jet Ski, like new. 750
CC, Honda CBR RR motor bike
600 cc, 2004 Model. Tel. 226-
4177, 641-2634, 225-2319.
- automatic, fully loaded, CD
and cassette Player, fog lamp,
nickel mags competition
exhaust, crash bar, side step
bar, brand new looks and drive.
Contact Mr. Khan Auto Sales 28
'BB' Eccles EBD. Tel. 233-2336.
FOR the best factory
reconditioned Japanese vehicles
in stock new model IRZ
minibus, LH119 cat eyes, EFI,
bus AT 192, AT 212, RAV 4s fully
loaded, Pajero fully loaded, 4 x
4 Tacoma 4-cylinder, Canter
truck. Credit term and trade-in
facilities available at Paul
Camacho Auto Sales. 111 Croal
St.. (bet. Albert & Oronoque Sts).
Tel. 225-0773, 614-0332.
RECENT shipment from
Japan. Toyota Carina AT 192
- $675 000, Mitsubishi Lancer
CK 2 $925 000, Toyota
Corolla AE 111 $850 000,
Toyota Corolla Wagon $650
000, Mitsubishi Mirage $1
050 000, Mitsubishi RVR -
$925 000, Toyota Raum $1
100 000. All prices are
negotiable and quoted on the
Wharf. Contact Fazela Auto
Sales 276-0245, 628-4179.

1 NISSAN Pathfinder,
immaculate condition,
automatic, fully loaded, crash
bar $1.4M. Contact Rocky -
# 225-1400 or 621-5902.
1 TOYOTA RAV 4 (came
in brand new) automatic, fully
powered, AC, chrome mag rims,
CD player, alarm, remote start,
roof rack, crash bar, (auto 4 x 4).
Price $2.4M. (Immaculate
condition). Contact Rocky #
225-1400 or 621-5902.
1 TOYOTA Tacoma (25
000 Km only), GHH series,
auto, fully powered, AC, mag
rims, crystal light, big lights
in front, CD. Immaculate
condition. Price $2.6M.
Contact Rocky # 225-1400 or

The place you need
to be when


Please contact us at
Lot 10-10 Hadfield Street
Just behind Brickdam
Police Station

- 226-4939. A NAME AND A
Corolla NZE 121, AE 110, EE
103. Honda Civic EK3 & ES1.
Toyota Hilux Extra Cab LN 172,
LN 170, RZN 174. Toyota Hilux
Double Cab- YN 107, LN 107, LN
165. 4 x 4, RZN 167, RZN 169,
Toyota Hilux Single Cab LN
106, Toyota Hilux Surf- RZN 185
YN 130, KZN 185. Mitsubishi
Canter FE 638E, FE6387EV,
Toyota Carina AT 192. AT
212, Toyota Marino AE 100,
Toyota Vista AZV 50, Honda
CRV RO1, Toyota RAV 4, ZCA
26, ACA 21, SXA 11. Toyota
Mark IPSUM SXM 15. Toyota Mark
2 GX 100, Lancer CK 2A. Toyota
Corona Premio AT 210, Toyota
Hiace Diesel KZH110, Mitsubishi
Cadia Lancer SC2A, Toyota
Corolla G-Touring Wagon AE
100. Contact Rose Ramdehol
Auto Sales, 226 South Rd.,
Bourda, Georgetown. Tel.
226-8953, 226-1973. 227-
3185, Fax. 227-3185. We
give you the best cause
you deserve the best.

ONE TYPIST AT 223-5204
OR 628-7605.
TEL. 227-0018.
35 YRS. CALL 227-6797.
40-50 YEARS.
TELEPHONE 642-8781.
DONNA 660-9660.
BARBER chairs for rental.
Hairdresser wanted. Call 644-

CLERK/Typist with very
good computer skills. Tel. 227-
615, 227-3989.
. 6.. 5.. .2 27. .39..8... .......................... .........
TWO female roommates
to share apartment write to P.O.
Box 12357, Bourda.
Heavy-duty Diesel
Mechanic. Contact Jerome.
Tel. # 664-1825 or 641-8209.
LARGE supply Red Cedar.
Best price paid. Call 662-7516,
623-0008, 663-8215.
ONE General Domestic.
Must be able to Cook. Very
attractive salary. Call 624-7436
2 PORTERS to work in the
market. Salary $7 500 weekly.
Tel. 226-0204.
Driver for Route 44. Contact
Tel. 627-0916, 610-2944.
ONE Female Shop
Assistant. Apply in person,
Empire Parlour, 288 Middle
St., S.C. Burg.
CONTRACT cars needed.
Contact R &T Taxi Service,
Eccles, EBD. Tel. 233-2321.
OLD car batteries (any
size). Phone 621-0371. 226-
8585 or 226-3563. Best prices
TRUCK Driver. Apply to:
Dalip Trading Ltd., 11 14
Broad St., Charlestown.
URGENT wanted -
Waitresses to work in bar.
Reasonable salary offer.
Contact_ No.p59-0574.
ONE experienced Taxi
Driver. Contact Mrs. Z. Khan at
Lot 11 Thomas Street, Kitty.
Tel. 226-7948.
SALESMEN with Driver's
Licence and 5 CXCs or
University Degree. 225-
5198, 231-2064.
for working persons in city or
suburban with moderate
rental. 226-9410.
TUG Captain. Must have
knowledge of Quarry. Call 227-
2027. General Domestic. Call
ONE Cook and Bar
Attendant. Apply at Doc's
Pool Bar, 315 Middle St.,
between 10:30 hrs and 12:00
ONE live-in Domestic from
country area. Must know to
Cook. Call 622-4386. 227-
LAND to buy in D'Andrade
St., Newtown. Contact
Newtown Assembly of God
Church. 225-9136, 223-5390.
ONE Maid to work -
General Domestic. Contact
Bharat's Liquor Store, Robb &
Orange Walk, Bourda. 225-
ONE live-in Domestic/
Nanny. Must like children
preferably from the country
area, age 35 to 45. Tel. 609-
ONE Salesgirl, one
Cleaner/Packer. Age 18 25.
Must be pleasant and friendly
and live on the ECD. Call
Salesgirls with at least 3 yrs.
Experienced. Apply in person
to May's Shopping Centre, 98
Regent St.
cooks, counter servers. Apply
in person Hack's Halaal
Restaurant,5 commerce St., G!
town. 9-11 am.
CARPENTER/Mason with
own tools to do maintenance
work. Apply Guyana Variety'
Store, 8 Camp.& DUrban Sts.
Security Guard. Apply in person
with Police Clearance to
Guyana Variety Store, 8 Camp
& D'Urban Sts.
SALESBOYS with at east
2 years sales experience in
electronic/celj phone and
bicycles. Apply Guyana Variety
Store, 8 Camp & D'Urban St.
ONE experienced |
Supervisor. Apply in person
with written application to
Regent Household Electrcnic I
143 Regent Road. Tel 22-;



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S L I.. v.. L 1 T .... r r.I i j
felm,ile- roommnatl e to shlie
furnished apartment in
Kitty $19 000 including
light & water. Call Sharon
Drivers with reference from last
employer and one male
Dispatcher to work night shift.
Call Jeffrey cell # 622-8350.
guard. Bring application to
rue Value Store, True Value
Building, 124 King St.,
Lacytown. (opposite Esso).
1 CLERK to do NIS &
Wages. Apply with written
application to Hamsnn's
General Store, 116 Regent
e' Rd., Bourda.
ONE Live-in Domestic -
light housework, don't have to
look after kids, no cooking.
Apply 8 Camp St. Guyana
Variety Store.
Kitchen Assistant, Handyboys.
Apply in person. Hack's Halaal
Restaurant, 5 Commerce St.,
G/town. 9 am 11 am.
and Handyboys. Apply with
written application to Jay's
Variety Store, 154 King Street,
Sharon Bid. 225-4413.
HOUSE lot Diamond/
Grove New Scheme with or
without transport. Person
willing to give up or exchange
house lot. Call 231-6236.
MALE and female coconut
pickers to pick up and peel
coconut on Wakenaam island.
Bankhall Estate. Free living
quarter provided. Please call
624-6855. 774-5034.
Hairdresser. Must know to do
manicure, pedicure, facial
and hairstyles, etc. Also
chairs to rent. Please contact.
Tel. 223-5252 or 628-3415.
Apply in person with written
application to Regent.
Household Electronic at 143
Telephone No. 227-4402.
SSalesgirls and Handyboys.
Apply with written
application to Regent
, Household Electronic at
143 Regent Road Bourda.
STelephone No. 227-4402.
COMMERCIAL properties/
land/apartments business
places/offices/bonds and
vehicles. Ready buyers/
tenants. TEL. 226-8148/625-
Porters. Salesgirls and
Salesboys. Apply Avinash
Complex, Water Street,
Athina's by the East Coast Bus
Park & Anand's Regent
Street. Contact 226-3361.
BUYING clean copper at
$200 per Ib, clean aluminium
at $40 per Ib, clean brass at
$90 per lb. Contact New
Enterprise Brass & Copper at
75 Norton St., Lodge on Tel. #
226-8100 or 621-439.
ONE young and energetic
worker with practical computer
knowledge, who lives around
G!town, apply with application
to Manager at Petes Video
Club, Lot 2 George and
Hadfield Streets. Apply in
LIVE-IN staff to do semi
clerical work from East Berbice
S& West Essequibo. Application:
SPersonnel Manager, Lot D
Lama Avenue, Bel Air Park, G/
town. Contact Rafeena on Tel.
# 225-9404 or 225-4492.
HONEST. reliable and
experienced Taxi Drivers to
work in a popular Taxi Service.
Fully loaded cars available.
good salary guaranteed. One
reference required. Must have
Hire Car Licence. Call 226-
0731, anytime.
50 SECURITY Guards for
Baton, Armed and Canine
(Dogs) Division. 2 lorry and van
Drivers to work as Drivers on
- contract (like minibus).
Contact The Manager, R.Ks
Security Service 125,
Regent Road, Bourda.
ADMIN. Assistant, 35+
computer literate, strong
interpersonal skills and
ability to communicate.
Must be able to do
multitask. For further
enquiries call 227-3083
from 8 am to 4 pm, Mon. -
Fri. or fax 'esume to 223-

FIFA World Cup

BERLIN, Germany
(Reuters) The winners of
today's World Cup final
between Italy and France
will receive the world's
most coveted sporting
prize. Following are five
facts about the trophy.
The FIFA World Cup
Trophy was designed by Italian

artist Silvio Gazzaniga, who was
born in 1921. His design was
chosen from 53 entries. The
36.8cm high trophy is made of
18-carat gold and weighs 6.175
The trophy was first
presented to the 1974 World
Cup winning captain, Franz
Beckenbauer of West

Germany. It replaced the
original Jules Rimet Trophy,
which was won outright by
Brazil when they became
world champions for the
third time in 1970.
The new trophy cannot
be won outright, according to
new FIFA rules. The winners
keep it until the next

TWO lucky households will
be viewing the 2006 FIFA
World Cup finals between
France and Italy, with a
bigger television set today,
after the two lucky names

PORTER. Lumber
Checkers. Secretary, Operators
to operate 5-head moulder and
rip saw, part-time Maid.
Applicants residing on the East
Bank of Demerara will be
preferred. Contact 609-7675.
233-2614. 616-9341.
Supervisory experience to sell
electronics items, music, movie.
etc. Should have sound
secondary education. Salary
and commission. Apply
Guyana Variety Store. 8 Camp
& D'Urban Sts.
ONE mature Driver to drive
the stretch limousine. Must
have a sound secondary
education at least 5 years
experience with Licence to
drive lorry. Salary and
commission. Apply Guyana
Variety Store, 8 Camp &
D'Urban Sts.
DRIVER for truck and
canter Valid Licence. Police
Clearance and Reference
GUARD, Police Clearance and
Reference required. Apply in
person to BISH & SONS
Cummings Street. Alberttown.
ONE General Domestic
between the age 35 and 40
years to work at A-20 Barima
Avenue. Bel Air Park. Must
have two recent references
and recent Police Clearance.
Also must have NIS Card.
Please contact A-20 Barima
Avenue, Bel Air Park.
ONE experienced male
or female sewing machine
Operator to supervise the
sewing of shirts, pants and
other garments. One
experienced Cutter to cut
with cutting knife at Sooksons
Garment Factory, above R.
Sookraj & Sons on Regent St.
Attractive salary offered.
ONE Secretary/Assistant.
Must be mature, courteous
and efficient. Possessing a
sound secondary education,
ood command of the
English Language and
computer literate. Apply in
person with written
application, curriculum vitae
and two recent references to
Street, South
Cummingsburg, Georgetown.
be between the age of 25 and
45 years old and able to work
shift system. Apply in person
with written application and two
decent testimonials and Police
Clearance to: Shivraj's Oceanic
Villas Inc., Bel Air Highway,
East Coast Demerara between
the hours 8 am and 4 pm,
Monday to Friday. Tel. 222-

were drawn at the Coca Cola
World Cup promotion.
The two 42-inch televisions
were won by Nickitcha Smith of
49 Middle Street, McDoom,
East Bank Demerara, and
Rabindra Seepersaud of
Vigilance North, on Friday
afternoon at their branch in
Main Street. According to Coca
Cola Brands Manager Jennifer
Khan, initially one television
was up for grabs, but with the
huge amount of entries they
decided to include a second
television set.
When Smith was informed
of her winning, she was struck
with a bit of emotion: "I have
never won anything in my life.
this is really exciting." The 18-
year-old said she was backing
neighbours Brazil, but now leads
towards France for the finals.
The other winner, 24-year-
old Seepersaud is also backing
France, and he too was very
excited upon hearing about his
She received her television on
Friday afternoon, while Seepersaud
collected his yesterday.
The promotion which


tournament and receive a
gold-plated replica.
Only five countries
have won the World Cup
since the new trophy was
introduced and that statistic
will not change after today's
final. The previous winners
of the FIFA World Cup
Trophy are West Germany in

1974 and 1990, Argentina in
1978 and 1986, Italy in 1982,
Brazil in 1994 and 2002 and
France in 1998.
The name of each
winning team is engraved, in
English, on the base of the
Trophy. There are enough
spaces to last until the 2038
World Cup.

Nickitcha Smith collects her Plasma TV outside of her home in McDoom. In picture Coca
Cola Brands manager Jennifer Khan makes the presentation in the presence of her

started on May 29 received
hundreds of entries. But fans
can still win, since the
competition will continue
until August 30. Up for grabs
will be FIFA replica jerseys
and World Cup glasses.

Fernandes and

Jeffrey return to

GT&T squash finals

ROBERT Fernandes and Denise Jeffrey returned to the
finals of the GT&T National senior squash championships.
with two favourites going down in the Men's Open
semifinals on Friday night at Georgetown Club.
Fernandes knocked out last year's runner-up Julian Chin in
straight games 9-5, 9-1, 9-6 while Ryan Farnum triumphed over
National Under-19 champion Kristian Jeffrey after dropping the
first game 6-9 and eventually winning three straight 9-6. 9-3. 9-
Both Fernandes and Farnum will be looking for their
first senior title. Fernandes invariably ended runner-up to
Shawn Badrinath in previous years.
In the Ladies' Open, Denise Jeffrey scolded niece Kristina
King with a straight-games 9-6, 9-7, 9-5.
Defending champion Kathy Shuffler needed all five games
to defeat Chantelle Fernandes 5-9, 9-6, 5-9, 9-7, 9-7.
Those two victories set up a final between the two sisters,
like a few years ago, before former champion Denise withdrew
from active squash for two years because of injury.
The finals, including the plates, were due to take place
last evening at the same venue.

India to host 2011

World Cup final

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) India will host the final
of the 2011 World Cup with the opening ceremony to be
held in Bangladesh, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official
said yesterday.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has awarded the
hosting rights to India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
"It has been decided in a meeting of all four boards in
London that all four should evenly play a part in hosting major
events of the tournament," PCB Director Abbas Zaidi told
"It is decided that India will host the final while the
semi-finals would be held in Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
Bangladesh has been given the opening ceremony."
India is due to host 22 matches, with Pakistan holding 16,
Sri Lanka nine and Bangladesh six.
The 2007 World Cup will be held in West Indies.
Meannn while, Zaidi also said former Indian skipper Sunil
Gavaskar had only been given a one-year extension to his
position as chairman of the ICC's powerful cricket
"The move was to retain him for another three years but
he has been given an extension only for one year as we feel
other countries should get a chance," said Zaidi.
Pakistan had nominated their former Test captain Majid
Khan to replace Gavaskar, saying they were dissatisfied with
some of the committee's recent decisions.
Pakistan led opposition to the committee's
recommendation that would allow players to make three
appeals per innings to a third umpire.

Two lucky persons to watch

World Cup final on their new TVs



steamroll ...

(From back page)
Samaroo was the first to
reach the try line when the
match was 12 minutes old. Cen-
tre Seales passed the ball to
stand-off Peabo Hanilton who
found full-back Samaroo and he
raced to the right of the south-
ern goal to down the ball. The
conversion was no good.
The second try finished a
beautiful piece of passing that
started from a scrum at the ten-
metre line at the right wing.
Sales received the ball at the
end of the line after a series of
well coordinated passes along
the line. He raced from the 22-
metre line for the try in the 17th
minute. Again Samaroo was not
successful with the conversion.
About half-an-hour into the
game, Prowell powered his way
from the 22-metre line for the
third try. Guyana had a penalty
there and he collected -the ball,
charging head down to the try
line. Samaroo was successful
with conversion this time for
the full seven points and
Guyana led 17-0 at halftime.
However,just before the break,
Guyana had to substitute outside
centre Dane Parks who injured his
right lfot after stepping in a hole.
Seven minutes after the re-
sumption. Prowell was again in the
try area. He collected the ball from
a Barbados throw-in about three
metres from the try line and lounged
forward to get the try.
Shortly after, Barbados:
changed one of their wing
'forwards and about 15 min-
utes :from regulation time,
they reached to .about two
metres from the try line the
,closest they got. It came after
a kick, with Samaroo catch-
ing the ball but losing hold
of it. After two scrums close
to the try line, Guyana es-
caped with a free kick.
Guyana changed inside cen-

tre Scales with Trevon Inglis,
with seven minutes left in the
match. Two minutes, Keiler
sealed the match with the final
try. From a scrum about three
metres from the line, Hamilton
passed the ball to Keiler and he
raced home for the try.
Earlier, Vasquez gave the
Cayman Islands the opening try
against Jamaica, but Walker ne-
gated the lead with a try of his
own and the match was dead-
locked 5-5 at halftime.
In the second half, Ja-
maica registered two more
tries through Thomas and
Bedwood, with Tapper mak-
ing good the conversions.
St Lucia did not make it for the
opening and president of the
Guyana Rugby Football Union,
Noel Adonis, told Chronicle Sport
that it was unlikely that they would
arrive, so two matches would now
be played on each play day.
The next play day is tomor-
row and Barbados will be back
on the field of play to meet
Trinidad & Tobago from 14:30
h and in the second match, the
USA will take on the Cayman
Islauns from 16:00 ih.

' ABRAMS: In loving memory of MR. CECIL F '"
. ABRAMS of 16 La Grange, WBD who departed
. thislife on July4, 1996. -
Ten years have passed since that sad day ,.,- ,.
SWhen our beloved father and grandfather was .
,, calledtoheaven ,-
We know that God has you in His arms
e" We will always rememberyou
Sadly missed by his loving wife, children, grandchildren,
Sdaughter-in-law and relatives.

I n Nem ori dam

HECTOR: In memory of our dear
beloved and caring wife, mother,
grandmother and great grand
Hadfield Street, Stabroek, who .
died on July 7.2004.
Two years have passed since you
departed from us
"All the joy and happiness have
Our tear and sorrows are still there
because we miss you and wish you can come back to us
We love you and will always remember you in our
We know that you are in paradise
May her soul rest in peace
Sadly missed by her loving husband, aunt, sister, children,
grandchildren, great grands, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law,
other relatives and friends.

J eouvingy memory of

our Dear 'Wother

who departed this life on July 8th. 1994
Tm elve years have passed since God took ourdr hdea r other home
It was his will but the joy and love we knew together live on
Mom was kind and understanding, loving and sincere
For each of us she did her very best, always ready with a
compliment or friendly word of cheer
Her memory is precious and will always be cherished
May God grant her eternal rest
Remembered, by her loving children, daughters-in-law
sons-in-law, grand-children and other relatives. -

Inserted by her parents Buddy &
S Rudy, sister Kamniie, Rabina, aunts,
uncles, cousins & friends.

In loving:memory of our beloved
AULT) who died on July 2001
Five.years have passed since God
saw you getting weaker and a
healing Was notto be .
,So He put His arms around you and R
w pispe'"come to me"
With tearful eyes we watched ou
anodsawyou.passed away
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Al Wingheartstoppedbeating
Hard working hands at rest
God broke ourhearts to prove to us
Ileotylakes the best
We neveraskodfortniracles
*But todayjust ode would do
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SMayhersoul resting peace
Will always be remembered by her loving
S husband George Clarke Wright, Father James
Auilt, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews,
sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles.
c cousins and friends. .

In loving and
cherished "
n memory of
J A M E S ." !
formerly of 29 .
'j Public Road
'Fr ie nds h,ip
Village, E.C.
Demerara who
died on July 7, :
Gone are the days we used to share
But in our hearts you're always there
Life moves on andyears go by
But love and memoneoses never die :
Today. tomorrow, our whole lives through
i'o Weil always love andrememberyou
Whether there be sun or rain
SUntil in heaven we meet acain.
Sadly missed by his children Winston
Millicent, Wesley, Winifred Lioyd. ,
Michael, Fayandmanygrannchildren
and other close relatives .ndfr riends
May your soul rest in peace

TULSIRAM In loving memory
of our beloved husband and
father MATHURA a/k TULSI
of 97 Newtown. Enmore, East
Coast Demerara and formerly
of Industry Crown Dam, ECD.
who passed away 11 yIears ago.


Sunrise: November 29, 1929
Sunset: July 1, 1995 .

Some may;' think you are forgotten
SThough on earth rou are no more
* li, But in our hearts 'rou are with us
,. "' As rou ahlwas were before
In lift we loved you dearly
In death we love 'ou still L
In our hearts you hold a special place
No one cordd ever fill
S The boast of herahiry, the punm, ofpowwer
Ami all that beauty, ali that wealth e er gave ,I
Awaits alike th 'inevitable hour
,, The paths of glory lead but to the grave
T'lhank you dear dad for the joy of knowing you i
SYou were always' our Lchann
SMal I.ord Krishna grant you eternal p/aC'e

Inserted by his loving wife Gajmotin. 9 children
.Shanta. umnar. Davo. Radha. Latchmin.'YO',
Ramananand. Vidha. Bridgeanand &
Shankanand 5 daughters-;n-law. 4 sons-in-law,
18grandthi fren n-. awielativesandfriendf -

In memory of our
beloved daughter
Sunrise: 10-2-82.
Sunset: 30-6-2004.

Two years have passed since that sad day
Your memories are precious
Never will grow old
Thv are written in our hearts in letters of gold
We remember the things you have said and done
And the life you lived so faithful and true
They sav memories are golden
Well maybe that is. true
But we never wanted memories we wanted you



SUNDAY CHRO a. LE July 9, :,,uuti


Loan No. 1107/SF-GY
Code No. B2.1G.125 & B2.1G.1o9



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

2. The Ministry of Education (herein after called the Purchaser) now invites sealed
bids from suppliers of Inter-American Development Bank Regional and Non-
Regional Member Countries for the Supply of Servers, Computers & Peripherals,
LAN-WAN Links for Internet Connectivity and Other Equipment.

3. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and may purchase a
complete set of the bidding documents by written communication addressed to
the organisation listed below or by applying in person between 09:00 16:00
hours, Mondays to Fridays except on public holidays to:

Project Manager
BEAMS Project Implementation Unit
109 Barima Avenue, Bel Air Park
Tel. Nos.: (592) 226-3332 or 225-4626
Fax No.: (592) 225-2773

4. The cost of one set of Bid Documents shall be a non-refundable sum of five
thousand Guyana dollars (G$5,000) in the form of cash or Manager's

5. a. Bids must be placed in an inner envelope bearing the name and address of the

b. The sealed inner envelope must then be placed in an outer envelope
addressed to:
The Chairman
National Procurement & Tender Administration Board
Ministry of Finance
Main & Urquhart Streets

Bids must be clearly marked at the top left-hand corner of the outer envelope BEAMS 'BID

6. A Bid Security covering 2% of the bid price must be submitted along with t h e

7. Bids must be placed in the Tender Box of the National Procurement &
Tender Administration Board at the abovementioned address on or before
09:00 hours on Tuesday, August 22, 2006. It will not be necessary to
submit bids in person since they may be sent by mail. However, the employer
is not respond sible for bids not received thereof on or before the time and date
specified for receipt of bids. Late bids will be rejected and r e t u r n e d

8. Each bid must be accompanied by valid NIS and IRD Compliance
Certificates for firms registered in Guyana.

9. Bids will be opened at a public ceremony in the presence of those bidders or their
representatives who choose to attend immediately after 09:00 hours on
Tuesday, August 22, 2006 in the Boardroom of the National Procurement &
Tender Administration, Ministry of Finance.

10. Bidders may bid for one Lot or all Lots.

11. Bids will be dn sale beginning Thursday, July 13, 2006 until Friday,
August 11,2006.

12. The purchaser is not bound to accept the lowest priced bid but the bid that is
considered the lowest evaluated.

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Haslim spurs Ogle

to victory with 105

NATIONAL Under-19 se- Youth Organisation (MYO)
lectee Wasim Haslim 15-over softball cricket com-
slammed a brilliant 105 to petition, played last Sunday
spur Ogle to an emphatic and Monday at the MYO
nine-wicket win over Meten- ground.
Meer-Zorg at the end of the Haslim hit eight sixes and
first two rounds in the five fours in his enterprising in-
Bakewell-sponsored Muslim nings as his team reached 177

Roberts among ...
(From back page)
WICB's Cricket Committee under the chairmanship of out-
standing former West Indies captain and middle order bats-
man Clive Lloyd, Roberts has also served as a West Indies team
manager and coach.
He managed the side for the 1995 home series against Australia
and was later coach for 11 months a position which ended after
the 1996 World Cup in Asia when then captain Richie Richardson
and long-standing trainer, Australian Denis Waight also bowed out
Parry, 51, is a former West Indies off-spinner who played 12
Tests. He has also served as a West Indies Under-19 team selector.
The 50-year-old Sebastien is a former Windward Islands
and Combined Islands opening batsman who in recent years
has managed Windward Islands teams in the regional Carib
Beer first-class and KFC Cup championships.
The ultimate choice of selectors could have a bearing on whether
ace batsman Lara continues as captain in his unprecedented third
term which started in late April with the seven-match One-Day
International series against Zimbabwe, won 5-0 by West Indies.
At a Press conference in Kingston last Sunday night after West
Indies lost by 49 runs to India in three days at Sabina Park West
Indies won the ODI series 4-1 Lara said he would revisit his role
as captain once the new selection was known.
He also just revealed that he had only been informed on
the eve of the Test (June 29) that he was a selector one month

for the loss of one wicket in the
penultimate over in pursuit of
175 made by Meten-Meer-
On the same day, Ogle con-
tinued their winning streak by
defeating Queenstown Masjid
by a comfortable nine-wicket


margin with Haslim again in the
limelight making an unbeaten
And on the following
day, Enterprise beat Grove
by nine wickets while New
Mosque won by 17 runs over
The competition is ex-
pected to continue today with
four more matches.


W... H.O.E

Reporting to:

Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Local Organising
Committee in the first instance

Location: Stadium Site- Providence, East Bank Demerara


Qualification and

The applicant will be responsible for managing the Stadium
so as to ensure the smooth operations for ICC CWC 2007 in
accordance with directions from the Local Organising

Degree qualified preferably with an Event or Business focus.
Strong Project Management Skills.

An attractive Remuneration Package awaits the successful applicant. Previous
applicants need not reapply.

The selected candidate could be retained to manage the Stadium after Cricket
World Cup 2007.

Further details are available from the:

Local Organising Committee
91 Middle Street
South Cummingsburg
The deadline for submission of applications is July 14. 2006.
Applications must be addressed 1o the
Chief Executive Officer.
Guyana LOC Office -,,.
... . . . . . . . . . .


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SUNDAY CHRONCilEJuly 94' 2006 29

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Mauresmo conquers mind and Henin to win Wimbledon crown

By Bill Barclay

LONDON, England
(Reuters) Amelie
Mauresmo found an oasis of
mental calm amid the hul-
labaloo of a Wimbledon final
yesterday to prove at last
that she has the composure
required to win a grand slam
The 27-year-old, whose
nerves have so often betrayed
her on the big occasion, held
her mind and body together to
defeat Belgium's Justine Henin-
Hardenne 2-6,'6-3, 6-4 and be-
come France's first Wimbledon
women's champion for 81
"I don't want anybody to

talk about my nerves anymore,"
said the world number one as she
hugged the Venus Rosewater
Dish, her eyes pink with emo-
"1 really, definitely wanted
this win today. It's a great mo-
ment for me. This trophy is very
special in the world of tennis."
Seconds earlier she had
slumped Bjorn Borg-like to
her knees and covered her
face with her hands when
Henin-Hardenne netted a
forehand on match point.
Mauresmo's win was a re-
peat of her Australian Open fi-
nal victory over the Belgian in
January but the manner of it was
far more satisfying.
Then Henin-Hardenne retired

1 : i -
A delighted Amelie Mauresmo collects her winner's
trophy and declares 'now don't question my nerves'. (BBC

with a stomach upset when
trailing by a set and 2-0, leav-
ing Mauresmo to pick up her
first grand slam title with a
sense of anti-climax.
It is an indication of
Mauresmo's brittle reputation
that, even though she was the
top seed and world number one,
she did not start the final as
Henin-Hardenne retained
her French Open title last
month without dropping a set
and had not dropped one en
route to her second Wimbledon
final, where she was attempting
to complete her full set of grand
slam titles.
The Belgian was quicker
into her stride in the
francophone showdown and
her serves and volleys held
up better than Mauresmo's
in a billowing wind on Cen-
tre Court.
A break in the first game
was secured with a backhand
volley and Henin-Hardenne
never relinquished control. She
took the set with an ace with
Mauresmo, three times a losing
Wimbledon semi-finalist, seem-
ingly destined for another dis-
The Frenchwoman sur-
vived a mid-match crisis in her
semni-final against Russian Maria
Sharapova, though, and she
galvanised into action quickly.
screaming, "Allez!" as she held
to love at the start of the sec-
ond set.

Mauresmo broke serve in
the next game and, even though
Henin-Hardenne recovered with
a break back for 4-3, Mauresmo
immediately responded in kind,
leaving Henin-Hardenne rapping
the court in anger with her
Serving at 5-3 Mauresmo
still had to save three break
points before an ace brought her
parity in the match.

The momentum was hers
now and Mauresmo expertly
drew the sting from Henin-
Hardenne in the decider, forcing
the Belgian to strive too hard for
her winners, just as Sharapova
had in the semi-finals.
Successive errors gave
Mauresmo a break for 2-1 and
as victory beckoned with each
passing hold of serve, her con-
centration did not flicker.
When the biggest service
game of her life arrived at 5-
4, Mauresmo rose majesti-
cally to the occasion. Two aces
helped her to 30-15 and a text-
book serve followed by a back-
hand volley brought her
match point.
The wind jagged her first

ball toss but even then, as the
enthralled crowd giggled ner-
vously, Mauresmo remained a
picture of composure.
She simply reset herself, ig-
nored a first serve fault and
found her mark to prompt the
forehand error from Henin-
Hardenne that ended the con-
"She just played better
than I. She was just too good
for me today," said Henin-
Hardenne. "The match

turned completely sour in the
third set. I wasn't fresh
enough and she was more
solid than me."
Suzanne Lenglen was the
last Frenchwoman to win
Wimbledon in 1925 and she
has one of the French Open
showcourts named in her
honour. Mauresmo will not
be afforded that distinction at
Wimbledon, but yesterday
Centre Court belonged en-
tirely to her.

Another ram prize in 10-over

softball competition
A RAM (sheep) is among the prizes in another 10-over soft-
ball competition which the Young Guns Sports Club of
Enmore, East Coast Demerara, is putting on today. ,
Trophies and cash incentives are among the other
prizes in the competition which is scheduled to start at
10:00 h today.
A similar tournament was held last Sunday and the club
said it was a success.
The sports club is inviting teams to turn up for this con-
test and the entry fee will be determined by thenumber of sides
entering by starting-time.
The venue is the Hope West Sports Ground, next to the
Enmore Hope West Primary School.
For more information contact Mr Anand Persaud on
tel. 256-3686.


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World Cup final today...

All eyes on Berlin

for judgement day
j d-go.

By Mitch Phillips
BERLIN, Germany (Reuters)
- After more than two years
of competition featuring 194
teams, 910 games and more
than 2 600 goals, the World
Cup will be decided today
with either Italy crowned
champions for the fourth
time or France for the sec-
A billion people will turn their
attention to Berlin's
Olympiastadion where two teams
drenched in Word Cup history will
do battle in the 18th final.
The match has left book-
makers divided but is littered
with fascinating sub-plots that
fans of each side can cling to in
the desperate hope that they
are fated to triumph.
For France it is the oppor-
tunity to complete the circle of
recovery after they were
knocked out after the first round
without scoring a goal four
years ago.
Striker Thierry Henry's
frustration goes back even
further as he seeks to banish
the bitter-sweet memories of
1998 when he watched the fi-

nal from the bench as France
triumphed 3-0 over Brazil.
And there is Zinedine
Zidane, who retires after the
match with his reputation as one

of the game's greats long-assured
but who craves the ultimate
leaving gift.
Italy go into the game under
the cloud of the domestic
match-fixing scandal which
might yet see half the squad
playing second division football
next month but which has also
helped mould them into a for-

midably spirited unit.
They are also seeking re-
venge for the agony of the 2000
European Championship when
the title seemed theirs before
France snatched an injury-time
equaliser then won it with
David Trezeguet's golden goal.
While Zidane's departure
seems to demand victory, Italy
can point to a similarly neat
and equally deserved last page
scenario that would see their
superb captain Fabio Cannavaro
lifting the trophy on the occa-
sion of his 100th international
However, all the histori-
cal twists will be forgotten to-
day when the destination of
the trophy will be decided not
according to some grand de-
sign but more likely by a mo-
ment of inspiration or a fa-
tal loss of concentration.
It seems certain that the
match will be in keeping with
the rest of the tournament as a
cagey affair with little likelihood
of a feast of goals.
That was certainly the case
in their last World Cup meeting


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in the 1998 quarter-finals when
France advanced on penalties af-
ter a goalless draw.
Five of the side who played in
that game and went on to win the
trophy and then beat the Italians
again in the Euro 2000 final are in
the squad today Fabien Barthez,
Lilian Thuram, Trezeguet, Henry
and Zidane but only Cannavaro and
Alessandro del Piero survive for
The grey edge to the French
side was one of the reasons so
few people gave them a chance
in this competition but they
have countered the critics with
performances of increasing con-
fidence as they dispatched
Spain, Brazil and Portugal.
Italy, too, have every rea-
son to back themselves.
Their superb defence, fight-
ing spirit and a coolness in

front of goal that has pro-
duced 10 different scorers of
11 goals, took them deserv-
edly past Australia, Ukraine
and Germany.
Both sides are littered with
potential match-winners and
both have experienced players
highly qualified in the art of
stopping such performers.
Can Zidane possibly match
his two-goal heroics of the 1998
final, can Henry deliver one of
his special moments or can new
boy Franck Ribery complete a
dream tournament by scoring in
the final?
Conversely can Luca Toni
follow in the footsteps of 1982
hero Paolo Rossi, will Andrea
Pirlo net one his sumptuous free
kicks or could the rampaging
Gianluca Zambrotta charge his
way into the history books?
If not, there is always pen-
alty play.
Probable teams:
Italy (4-4-1-1):
I-Gianluigi Buffon; 19-
Gianluca Zambrotta, 23-Marco
Materazzi, 5-Fabio Cannavaro
(captain), 3-Fabio Grosso; 20-
Simone Perrotta,. 21-Andrea
Pirlo, 8-Gennaro Gattuso, 16-
Mauro Camoranesi; 10-
Francesco Totti; 9-Luca Toni.
France (4-2-3-1):
16-Fabien Barthez; 19-
Willy Sagnol, 15-Lilian Thuram,
5-William Gallas, 3-Eric Abidal;
4-Patrick Vieira, 6-Claude
Makelele; 22-Franck Ribery, 10-
Zinedine Zidane (captain), 7-
Florent Malouda; 12-Thierry
Referee: Horacio
Elizondo (Argentina)

The Germany team celebrate after beating Portugal 3-
1 in the third-place play-off game to end their
tournament on a high. (BBC Sport)


takes Germany

to third spot
By Brian Homewood

STUTTGART, Germany (Reuters) Midfielder
Bastian Schweinsteiger scored two goals and
forced the other as World Cup hosts Germany
beat Portugal 3-1 to claim third place yester-
Schweinsteiger fired home his first goal of the competition
from long range in the 56th minute to put Germany ahead.
Five minutes later, a Schweinsteiger free kick was deflected
into his own net by Portugal midfielder Petit, a halftime sub-
Schweinsteiger added a third with a similar effort to
his first in the 78th minute, the ball flying into the top
right corner.
Substitute Luis Figo created Portugal's consolation,
crossing perfectly from the right for Nuno Gomes to head
home from close range two minutes from time.
Both sides had chances in an evenly balanced first half
after Portugal surprisingly left captain Figo out of the
starting line-up and Germany made six changes to their
Germany midfielder Sebastian Kehl saw his shot deflected
narrowly wide in the fifth minute and then produced a 25-metre
chip which back-pedalling goalkeeper Ricardo did well to tip
Ricardo also turned away a pile-driver shot from Lukas
Podolski following a free kick.

At the other end, Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn, mak-
ing his first appearance at the World Cup after being relegated
to the bench for the serious part of the tournament, denied
Pauleta in the 15th minute.
Pauleta was sent dean through by Simao Sabrosa's
pass but Kahn rushed out of his goal to block the Portugal
striker's side-footed effort.
Pauleta, who has managed only one goal, also wasted
an excellent chance in the 53rd minute when he shot
weakly at Kahn with Ronaldo free and screaming for the
ball to his left.
In the 56th minute, Schweinsteiger broke the deadlock as
he skipped past two challenges and scored with a screaming
30-metre shot as the flight of the ball appeared to deceive
Five minutes later Germany won a free kick on the left
and another Schweinsteiger rocket was deflected into the net
by the hapless Petit
Germany striker Miroslav Klose, the tournament's leading
scorer with five goals, was substituted in the 71st minute with-
out adding to his tally.
Figo, whose international future is the subject of specu-
lation at the age of 33. came on for Pauleta in the 77th
He had barely come on to the pitch when
Schweinsteiger struck again to add further fuel to the Ger-
man party mood which was barely dampened by Gomes's
late diving head.


NSC head wants school base for rugby expanded

AS GUYANA began hosting
the Under-19 World Cup
qualifying series and the West
Indies Under-18 champion-
ships, the National Sports
Commission (NSC) head has
challenged the local govern-
ing body to expand the school
base for the sport.

NSC chairman Conrad
Plummer deputised for Minis-
ter of Sport, Anthony Xavier,
at the opening ceremony at the
National Park yesterday.
Plummer offered apologies
for the minister's absence and
that of the Director of Sport
Neil Kumar.

He congratulated the
Guyana Rugby Football Union
(GRFU) for the progress made
in the sport which he said was
"But I want to challenge the
GRFU to open a special schools
tournament like the Coca Cola
football championship that at-

traced some 87 schools."
President of the North
America & West Indies Rugby
Association (NAWIRA), Chris-
topher Nascimento, declared
that the GRFU had done a "mag-
nificent job" in preparing the
ground for the championships.
"A few weeks ago, the
ground was under water and
was totally unplayable."
Nascimento, who is also the
president of the West Indies

Rugby Union (WIRU) pointed
out that the present tournament
was the only one in Guyana,
from which the winner would go
straight to a World Cup finals.
GRFU president Noel Ado-
nis said the organizers benefited
from support by a number of
people and the opening cer-
emony was to acknowledge
them. He, also, urged the teams
to play within the established
spirit of the game.

Deputy General Manager of
sponsor Guyana Telephone &
Telegraph Company (GT&T),
Terry Holder, said the company
believed in connecting people
and bringing countries together.
The visiting teams are
Barbados, the Cayman Is-
lands who refused to go on
parade, Jamaica, Trinidad &
Tobago and the USA. St Lucia
had not arrived for the open-
ing day. (Isaiah Chappelle)

ON parade: Guyana National Under-18 team assemble for the opening ceremony, with
Jamaica at centre and Trinidad & Tobago at right. (Winston Oudkerk photo)

'da 2=*ihEs osi

By Isaiah Chappelle

DOWN two goals, hosts
Berhice bounced back to se-
cure a 2-2 draw with the East
Coast Demerara in the Pepsi
Cup National Under-17 In-
ter-association football cham-
pionship at Burnham Park,
New Amsterdam, on Friday.
And at the Uitvlugt Com-
munity Centre ground on the
same day, Bartica inflicted a 4-
1 whipping on hosts West
Former National Under-15
captain Sherlon Edwards hit a
double for Berbice's comeback,
negating East Coast's goals from
Derick Hatton and Giovanni
But Edwards was twice
sinner, missing two early sit-
ters, the first when the game
was just five minutes old. In
the most glaring one, he faced
the goal alone and his shot
hit the upright, got the re-
bound but fired outside the
Then in the 12th minute
Hatton broke away and faced
goalkeeper Jamal Porter
alone, who fouled the striker
in the box. Hatton took the
penalty himself and con-
verted from the spot.
Six minutes later, East
Coast were again in the
southern net. From a left cor-
ner, Leitch produced a super
head-shot to beat the goal-
keeper for the second goal.

tuted the goalkeeper with

Jumaul Joseph.
Berbice began making in-
roads into the East Coast half
in the heavy conditions and in
the 39th minute started the
comeback. They attacked down
the centre, sent the ball to the
left, a cross followed and as
goalkeeper Tyrone Liverpool
advanced. Edwards pushed the
ball past him. At halftime. East
Coast led 2-1.
Berbice were more com-
posed in the second half, es-
pecially with the injection of
Deylon Faria in midfield and
the play-maker began creat-
ing the build-ups and 16 min-
utes in, they got the equaliser.
Edwards received the ball
on the right wing, carried the
ball to the top of the box,
looked to send the cross but
the traffic was congested
with Berbice defenders. He
moved more to the centre,
and sent a super left-footer,
beating Liverpool for the
equaliser in the 61st minute.
With that draw, Berbice
climbed to the top of Group B
with four points, East Coast
Demerara are second with two
and Georgetown third with one.
Essequibo are yet to register a
point. However, Georgetown
and Essequibo were due to play
their second match, yesterday.
which could change the posi-
At the Uitvlugt ground.
Sylvester Da Silva, Vernon
John, Ronoski Pestano and
Pwaync Pl.0l c coistered the
goals ifor Jlalica's Yictory' and,
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Rayhamn Nelson produced thi
consolation for West Demerara
Bartica were in the nie
within five minutes of plain
off the boot of Da Silva. Bu
West Demerara struck bad
in the 35th minute, witl
Nelson getting the equalisei
The match was deadlocked 1
1 at halftime.
The interior town boy
took the advantage again. one
minute alter the break
through John and Pestano in
creased Ihe lead in the 65t1
minute. Blake sealed the vic
story four miinules from regu
nation time.
With that victory. Bartic;
joined Upper Demerara at thi
top of Group A. both will
three points, and Wes
Demerara and East Banl
Demerara are second will
one point each. However
Upper lDemerrar and Eas
Bank were to meet in their
second encounter, whicl
could change the positions.
Bartica will he at honi
for their next encounter
against the East Bani
Demerara, next week Sunday
while on the same day
Berbice will travel to the
GFC ground, Bourda, tc
meet hosts Georgetown.
The previous day (Satur
day), East Coast Demerart
will meet Essequibo, possiblI
at the Uitvlugt ground, and
Upper Demerara will hos
West Demerara at thi
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Roberts among trio vying for selection-topanel

... Carew seems poised to leave

By Keith Holder

(CMC) Legendary former
West Indies fast bowler Andy
Roberts could become a West
Indies selector again after an
absence of more than a de-
cade, while it could be the
end for veteran Joey Carew.
Roberts. an Aniiguan, is

among three new candidates -
the others are fellow Leeward
Islander Derick Parry of Nevis
and Dominican Lockhart
Sebastien who will join the in-
cumbent trio of convenor Carew.
Gordon Greenidge and Cllde
Butts a- contenders on a panel
to serve for the next Iwo years.
Well-placed sources told
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are to be discussed by West
Indies Cnckel Board iWVICB)
directors by round robin tomor-
row before a final decision is
made at next Thursday's special
meeting of directors at the Accra
Beach Hotel on this island's
south coast
According to the sources,
the 68-year-old Carew has been
supported by only one director.

effectively putting him out of
the race unless there is a dra-
matic change of heart by other
The former Trinidad &
Tobago captain and West
Indies opening batsman has
been a member of the selec-
tion panel at one time or an-
other since the late 1970s, but
during the just concluded
four-Test series against India
which West Indies lost 1-0. he
did not see eye to eye with

captain Brian Lara, who is of-
ten referred to as his 'son'.
dating back to Lara's early
Roberts, 55. has emerged as
a strong contender to regain a
place on the panel. A fearsome
pacer who took 202 wickets at
25.61 runs each in 47 Tests,
Roberts was a West Indies se-
lector from 1993 to 1995.
Now a member of the
(Please turn,to page 28)


Guyana steamroll Barbados 27-0
.... m m mAnIl -

By Isaiah Chappelle

GUYANA began defending
the West Indies Under-18
crown and a search for a place
in the Under-19 Rugby World
Cup by steamrolling Barba-
dos 27-0 yesterday at the Na-

tional Park.
Jamaica turned back the
Cayman Islands 19-5 in the
opening match of the North
America & West Indies Rugby
Association (NAWIRA) Under-
19 Rugby World Cup qualify-
ing series and the West Indies

... Jamaica turn back Cayman Islands 19-5

(Winston Oudkerk photos)

Rugby Union (WIRU) Under-
18 championships which kicked
off with two matches.
Guyana completely domi-
nated Barbados and only once
did the visitors reach close to
the try line.
Coach Laurie Adonis told
Chronicle Sport that the
team put on a good show, and
with a touch up in some ar-
eas, they would be much bet-
ter for the next match
against Trinidad & Tobago
on Wednesday.
"It could have been more
clinical. The new guys are shap-
ing up well, while the old ones
were good as usual. The new
players are getting a feel at this
level and the next game will be
much better."
Adonis said work would
have to be done in the line-outs
and around the pack.
"Barbados scrapped more
in the second half and we didn't
get many balls in the three-quar-
ter line. Our backs were supe-
rior and they stopped the free
flow to the second line."
The tackling machine
was Robin Cordis. The di-
minutive scrum half took on
the big Barbadian forwards
without fear and hesitation.
Cloyd Prowell produced
two tries, and one each went
to the captain Randell Keiler,
the vice-captain Satesh
Samaroo and Ryan Seales.
Kicker Samaroo got one con
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) A daily glass of pomegranate juice
showed potential for slowing the growth of prostate cancer in
a small study but more evidence is needed before doctors rec-
ommend it, U.S. scientists said yesterday.
A study funded by a juice maker found men who drank the beverage
had a longer time until doubling of their blood levels of PSA a protein
that indicates the presence of prostate cancer. Patients with short doubling
times are more likely to die fromthe cancer.
In the study, the time until PSA doubling after treatment ex-
tended to 54 months on average when the men started drinking eight
ounces of pomegranate juice a day. Before drinking the juice, PSA
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While he does not expect pomegranate juice to cure prostate
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Pomegranate juice "is a very non-toxic treatment that, if it re-
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The research team said substances known as polyphenols or
other ingredients in the fruit juice may be able to fight prostate can-
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combination of ingredients, they said.
The findings were published in the peer-reviewed journal
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by the owners of Pom Wonderful, a brand of pomegranate juice.
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drugs for a healthy

heart- study
By Amanda Beck
WASHINGTON (Reuters) Even men who take medication
for high blood pressure or cholesterol can dramatically cut
their risk or heart disease by adopting a healthy lifestyle,
U.S. researchers reported last week.
SMiddle-aged men on these medications can reduce their chances
of heart problems by 57 per cent by eating right, not smoking,
drinking in moderation and maintaining a healthy weight while
exercising regularly, the researchers said.
Those who do nor rake the drugs can'cut their risk of heart
ailments by 87 per cent if they adopt.these. lifestyle choices.
"This shows there's no substitute for a healthy lifestyle," said
Stephanie Chluve, lead author of the study to be published in Cir-
culation. Journal of The American Heart Association.
The study tracked 43.000 men between 40 and 75 who were
free of diabetes. heart disease and other chronic conditions ,hen
the study began in 1986. They completed biannual questionnaires
and researchers used the data to tease out correlations between
Shea disease and lifestyle habits
The benefits of the healthy habits were apparent even
1t they were adopted over time.
I "In other word. it's never, too late to;change," said Chru\e
".Yo can-sildl achieve benefit itf sou make' change; in middle age
or later inltfc.'"
' -Men with thd lowest risk of heart disease were those
whd practiced all five healthy habits, but not smoking alone
reduced the risk of heart problems by 50 per cent. she said.



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Upper Flat of Agricola Post Office
(East Bank Demerara)

Dimenision ofspaces:

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As a little girl I dreamed of marrying a professional
football player. They invoke a protective quality I
missed out on because of my relationship with my fa-
ther. Last month I believed I was on the way to having
my dream come true.
When I went for dinner and drinks with my cousin, we were
approached by a security guard who said this football player
wanted to meet me. I was excited and quickly obliged the re-
quest. That week we spent hours together going to lunch, din-
ner, a bar, and even a walk in the park.
The night before he left town I spent the night with him.
He was a complete gentleman, and I remained a lady at all times
so nothing happened. The next day he asked if I would visit
him, and I said sure. Later that evening he asked me to meet
him at the airport.
I could not because of a family function, but I asked him to
let me know if he got home safe. That was the last conversa-
tion we had. He has not called, e-mailed, or even sent a text
message. Did I take the friendly gestures as meaning too much,
or should I accept it for what it's worth?

Stephanie, he behaved like a complete gentleman, but per-
haps he wasn't looking for a lady. Remaining a lady allows you
to keep this encounter as a pleasant memory.

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Reward offered.

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I'm seeing a girl who has me
in the biggest state of confu-
sion. We met through friends
and went from zero to 60 in
a matter of hours. That was
unlike both of us, or at least
I'm trusting it's unlike her.
We really hit it off and
started dating, seeing each other
for the most part of a week or
two. We decided to be exclusive,
but after a bit of that, she
realized my idea of exclusivity
didn't include her constant flirt-
ing with friends and strangers
alike. So we took things down
a notch.
I'm extremely into this girl.
I've analysed and analysed, and
this is no 'wanting what you
can't get' case. I know I need to
be her friend above all else. I'm

always there for her, even when
she won't admit she needs it. I
talk things out with her with a
true interest in her needs.
When we're in the company
of others, I barely exist, let
alone come across as anything
other than a minor friend. Only
when there's a female near does
she make her presence felt.
Fine, fine, I understand. My is-
sue is we argue because she
constantly fails to call me and
changes plans on me without
Every time she's back
with an apology and a sugges-
tion we spend time alone.
This, of course, brings back
my interest. I'm trying so
damned hard to be under-
standing, but I can't figure

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Gavin, Odysseus w
ing home at the end of t
jan War. He knew of the
ous coast where the
lived, women whose b
song lured sailors ont
where their ships were
and their lives lost. So to
safe passage, Odysseus
wax in the ears of his r
had himself lashed to th
The enchanting son
Sirens nearly drove O

J mad, and he begged his men to
free him. But they were under
enough. strict orders and only tightened
GAVIN his bonds. In this way, the peril
passed and Odysseus went on
with his life.
as sail- You are under the spell of
the ro the first night you coupled
danger- with thigh siren, but all this si-
Sirens ren has to offer you is mad-
beautiful rocksness. We can't tie you to a
o rocks mast,but perhaps the myth of
wrecked Odysseus will be bee's wax
3 ensure for your ears. You are only
stuffed one of many sailors being
nen and dashed on her rocks.
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Timber Grading Training Course
The Guyana Forestry Commission in collaboration with the Forest
Products Marketing Council of Guyana Inc. would be conducting a
Timber Grading Training Course from 17"' July 2006 to 28th July
2006. The cost of this course would be G$20,000 and covers
training material, field trips, meals and refreshments. Persons
interested in becoming Timber Graders are urged to make use of
this opportunity as the GFC would be stepping up the enforcement
of the grading rules and other guidelines pertaining to wood
products sold locally and exported. The services of Timber
Graders would be vital to this effort. Companies without the
services of Timber Graders are advised to utilize this opportunity to
get their staff trained.

Since the number of places available is limited, persons are urged to
register early. For further information and registration please
contact Hemraj Seecharan on telephone number 226 7271-4 or

Commissioner of Forests

Edward B. Beharry Hall of Residence
University of Guyana
Turkeyen Campus
University of Guyana students, who wish to apply for residency at the
Edward B. Beharry Hall of Residence, University of Guyana, can uplift
application forms from the Hall of Residence or can write to the address
below requesting application forms.

Preference will be accorded to first year students whose permanent
addresses are beyond the geographical boundaries ofMahaica, Parika and
within Canal Nos. 1 & 2 on the West Bank of Demerara, as well as interior

Potential resident students should forward their applications or requests for
application forms to:

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Sunday Chronije JUly 9 2006

Page III

Pag I Suda Croncl Jly 00


mon habit of preschool chil-
dren. The activity is normal
for infants and toddlers, but
should decrease by three to
four years and stop by age
five. Unfortunately, many
youngsters can't break the
habit by this time. But is pa-
rental anxiety over thumb-
sucking warranted? It should
be if the right attitude is not


The sucking of the thumb,
another fingerss, or the tongue
is a very normal response to
anxiety and stress and does not
point to insecurity or emotional
problems in your child. How-
ever, most children give up the
habit by age four, when some
children continue to suck their
thumbs as a means of exerting
independence. Aside from some
minor problems with thumb and
fingernail infections, the most

damage from thumb-sucking oc-
curs to the teeth and jaw.
A well-known pediatrician
recently stated on television
that continued sucking of
thumbs or fingers does not
cause serious dental problems in
children and is not cause for pa-
rental alarm. Wrong! In fact,
prolonged thumb activity pro-
duces significant problems with
chewing, speech, and facial ap-
pearance. In fact, the more time

a child sucks his/her thumb and
the greater the sucking pressure,
the more harm done to teeth and
jaws. Day and night forceful
thumb-sucking makes front
teeth move, and can even re-
shape the jaw bone. Upper
front teeth flare out and tip up-
ward while lower front teeth
move inward. But, how can
something as small as a child's
thumb or finger effectively
move bone?
The reason that thumbs
and fingers are effective
tooth-movers and bone
shapers is that the jaw bones
of children under age eight
are especially soft and mal-
leable. Children have upper
and lower jaws rich in blood
supply and relatively low in
mineral content, especially
calcium. Unfortunately for
children and parents, pro-
longed thumb- or finger-
sucking easily deforms the
bone surrounding upper and
lower front teeth, producing
a hole or gap when teeth are
brought together known as
an "open bite". Now, if a
child stops thumb-sucking
before loss of baby front teeth
and permanent front tooth
eruption, most or all harmful
effects disappear within six
months. However, if the habit
persists through permanent
front tooth eruption, there
can be lasting damage: flared
or protruded upper teeth, de-
layed eruption of upper or
lower front teeth, and the

The Dentist Advises
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aforementioned open bite.
This can result in chewing
difficulties, speech abnor-
malities, and an unattractive
Some parents try home
remedies to break the habit.
Some try placing gloves on their
children before bedtime. Others
paint thumbs and fingers with
various foul-tasting substances,
while still others wrap bandages
around the offending digits. Yet,
all of these measures are typi-
cally easy to overcome and are
usually unsuccessful, because
thumb-sucking is a deeply in-
grained behaviour. One method
which might help is to tie/roll a
used X-ray film on the elbow of
the child so that child can not
bend the hand. You can tape the
edges of the film to avoid sharp
ends. Any method will work
only if child agrees to cooper-
One answer to this paren-
tal dilemma is a simple device
called a "crib." Placed by your
dentist on the child's upper
teeth, the crib usually stops the
habit cold the first day of use.
The appliance's technical name
is a "fixed palatal crib," and is a
type of brace that sits full-time
on the upper teeth and the roof
of the mouth. The crib consists
of semicircular stainless steel
wires connected to supporting
steel bands or rings. The half-
circle of wires fits behind the
child's upper front teeth, barely
visible in normal view. The
bands are fastened to the baby
upper second molars. There are
a number of different crib de-
signs used by dentists, all varia-
tions on the same theme.
The first step for parents
is to make an appointment for
their child with a dentist. At
the initial visit, the doctor ex-

amines the child for problems
with tooth position and bite.
The teeth of confirmed thumb-
suckers have the tell-tale pat-
tern described above, and the
doctor will ask about any habit
history. With a diagnosis of in-
tractable thumb-sucking, the
dentist will usually recommend
a crib to eliminate the habit. A
second appointment is then ar-
ranged, where clay impressions
are made for plaster study
models, together with facial
and dental photographs and jaw
The dentist generally begins
crib construction at the third
visit, and installs the appliance
at the fourth. The child may or
may not experience soreness of
upper back teeth for a few
hours, and modified speech for
one or two days. Instructions
are given on avoiding gum chew-
ing, hard and sticky candy, pop-
corn, peanuts and other brace-
destroying foods. The patient is
asked to not pull on the crib
with fingers. Thorough tooth-
brushing after each meal is
stressed to prevent food and
plaque build-up and gum infec-
tions or cavities.
Once the crib is installed,
there is little adjustment. It
is one of the simplest, yet
most effective orthodontic de-
vices. Terrible looking open
bites can close within a few
months. The parent and pa-
tient should consult the den-
tist every two weeks so that
proper monitoring can take
place. One should remember
that if the habit of thumb-
sucking is not arrested at the
right time, then the parent
can easily find themselves
paying over a hundred thou-
sand dollars to correct the

Foreign Exchange Market Activities
Summary Indicators
Friday, June 30, 2006 Thursday, July 6, 2006

Buying Rate Selling Rate
Bank of Baroda 19700 198.00 201.00 203.00
Bank of Nova Scotia 190.00 196.00 201.00 204.00
Citizens Bank 192.00 199.00 203.00 204.25
Demerara Bank 197.00 199.00 202.00 203.00
GBTI 190.00 195.00 201.00 201.00
RBGL 200.00 198.00 202.00 204.00
Bank Average 194 33 197.50 201.67 203.21

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BoG Average Market Exchange Rate: USS1.00 = G$200.00
B. Canadian Dollar
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C. Pound Sterling

Bank Average 318.67 349.67 359.67 370.33
D. Euro
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E. Selected Caricom Exchange F. LIBOR- US$ G. Prime Rate
Rates London Interbank Offered
Rate for Thur., July 6, 2006
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JJ$= GS 4.45 6 months 5.53000% Guyana (wgt.) 15.08%
ECS = G$ 65.63
BelizeS = G$ 93.71
Source: International Department, Bank of Guyana.


Ministry of Agriculture

Applications are invited for suitably qualified persons to fill four (4)
positions of Cleaner at the following locations:

(1) Region 2 Anna Regina
(2) Region 10 Agricultural Extension Office
(3) Quarantine Office, Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri
(4) Hydromet Office, Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri

Applicants must be in good physical condition and must be able to
follow and carry out clear instructions.

Applications should be sent no later than July 19, 2006 to the Permanent
Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Regent and Vlissengen Roads.
Government ads can be viewed at


Sunday Chronicle July 9, 2006

Page IV



Mastermind sentenced to death

for'57 Payroll robbery murder

Privy CAounci lfoundlondemnedmurdelr[rn1notgul[lt

By George Barclay

IN 1957, five men were tried
together on indictment for
The jury acquitted all of the
accused except Suruj Paul, the
alleged mastermind whom they
found guilty as being accessory
before the fact to murder.
Suruj Paul appealed. His
conviction and death sentence
were affirmed by the Court of
Criminal Appeal constituted by
Acting Chief Justice, Kenneth
Stoby and Justices of Appeal
R.H. Luckhoo and Adrian Date.
In those days, the British
Privy Council was the final
court for British Guiana, result-
ing in the condemned murderer
appealing to that court, with the
hope that he would escape the
His appeal was successful.
The Law Lords, including Lord
Tucker, Lord Somervell of Har-
row, and Lord Denning allowed
the appeal, quashed the convic-
tion and sentence and entered a
verdict of not guilty in favour
of Suruj Paul.
The case for the prosecu-
tion against the appellant Suruj
Paul was to the effect that he
arranged with the other accused
for the commission of an armed
robbery on persons carrying a
payroll, a felony involving the
use of violent means, if neces-
sary, to achieve their ends, and
that, in the course of that crime,

a policeman guarding the pay-
roll was fatally shot by his as-
A verbal as well as a signed
statement alleged to have been
made by the appellant to the
police in the absence of the
other accused (and therefore not
admissible in evidence against
the other accused), amounting
to a confession by the appellant
that he had arranged with the
other accused to rob the payroll
if need be by violent means,
were admitted in evidence at the
On appeal to the Court of
Criminal Appeal, Barrister-
at-law, M. Misir for appellant
contended on behalf of Suruj
Paul, that he could not be
found guilty as an accessory
before the fact to murder
where the other persons
charged as principals in the
commission of the crime were
themselves acquitted.
Solicitor General G. M.
Farnum for the respondent, con-
tended that the acquittal of the
other accused formed no bar to
the conviction of the appellant
as accessory before the fact to
murder by those other accused.
the jury being properly directed
to consider the case against each
accused person separately tak-
ing into consideration only the
evidenced legally admissible in
respect of each accused.
The Court of Criminal Ap-
peal held that under the provi-

sions of Section 25 of the
Criminal Law (Offences) Ordi-
nance, Chapter 10, the appel-
lant alone could have been in-
dicted with committing the sub-
stantive felony, and, after his

conviction, the principals could
then have been indicted. If they
were acquitted, the conviction of
the accessory could not be im-
"It was in the circumstances
of this case competent for the
jury to have returned the verdict
they did against the appellant",
the Court of Criminal Appeal
had ruled in dismissing the ap-
peal by Suruj Paul.

The facts of the case dis-
closed that the appellant Suruj
Paul, along with four other men
- Nickram called Chandie,
Kissoon called Baljit, Samaroo
Karmaia called Battle Boy and
Ivan Jagolall were indicted for
the murder of Claude Allen, a
police constable.
At the end of the case for
the prosecution, Chandie
was, on the direction of the
trial judge, acquitted by the
jury. At the end of the case,
the jury acquitted the re-
maining accused except the
appellant who was found
guilty of being an accessory
before the fact to murder and
was duly sentenced to death.
He appealed.
The evidence for the pros-
ecution disclosed that on March
9, 1957, Walter Cameron, a field
overseer of Rose Hall Estate,
was proceeding to a place called
New Dam in a Land Rover with

the sum of $4, 400 for the pay-
ment of estate workers.
With Cameron in the Land
Rover were the driver and Po-
lice Constable Allen, the latter
acting as escort and armed with
a pistol. In attempting to cross
a bridge, the driver brought his
vehicle to a stop. Thereupon,
two masked men, one armed
with a stick and the other with
a double-barrelled shot gun
came from a nearby cane-field
shouting, "Hold up!" The
masked man who was armed
with a stick came up to
Cameron who was sitting next
to the driver'ind Cameron threw
the money in the containers
onto the ground. The other
masked man armed with the
shot gun went to the rear of the
vehicle where P.C Allen was sit-
ting. Cameron' then heard the
sound of a shot and found Allen
lying in the vehicle bleeding
from the face. Allen's pistol was

still in its holster. Cameron then
saw four masked men running
away from the direction of the
Allen, who was wounded
by a gunshot on the left shoul-
der and the right side of his face,
died later that day from shock
and haemorrhage resulting from
his wounds.
According to the Court of
Criminal Appeal judgment, the
case against the appellant
centred in the main on the evi-
dence of Desmond Dhajoo, a
witness for the prosecution, and
two statements, one verbal and
the other written, alleged to
have been made by the appel-
lant to the police.
Dhajoo had testified that
on Thursday, March 7, 1957,
he went to the house of the
accused Jagolall. In premises

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St. Ignatius School Board of Governors Region 9
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following positions at the
St. Ignatius Secondary School. Region 9.

1. Head teacher Grade C Secondary School

a. Head of Grade D Secondary School and Community High School
b. Deputy Head of Grade A and Grade B Secondary Schools and
Community High Schools.

2. Head of Subject Department Secondary Schools:

a. Head of Department English
b. Head of Department Mathematics
c. Head of Department Social Studies
d. Head of Department Industrial Technology
c. Head of Department- Agriculture.

(a) Trained Universily Graduates with at least three (3) years of experience (after
attaiinng trained status) which niuls have been in t(le specific subject area
in a Secondary School or Conmuntity High School ( or any combination of
such experience in such schools.

b. Untrained University Graduates with at least four (4) yean of experience (after
attaining University Graduate Status) which must have been in the specific
subject area in a Secondary School or Coniunnitl High School (or any
coiibi nation ofsuchi experience in suclischools).

Application \\iih curriculum vitae (3 copies) and full name and address of three (3)
referees (one of \\ homn must be your present or last employer w here applicable) must
reach the Chairman of the St. Ignalius Secondary School Board of Governors. Llethem.
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Publication celebrating that remarkable life. It is the essen
I Mahadai Das for she left instructions on what the book must F
tray, a map of her struggles, her shortcomings and her triumphs
her use of literature to lobby the cause of the marginalised, the s
Sjugated and the disempowered.
Das' life was one of crises. Crises she transformed into cl
lenges; challenges of which some were pyrrhic victories.
Born in Eccles, East Bank of Demerara, Guyana, on Octo
22, 1954, Mahadai Das left her footprints in Uitvlugt, West C(
Demerara, lived for a number of years in the USA and died on A
3, 2003 in Barbados where her mortal remains were laid to rest.

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by Petamber Persaud
...but her Bones will 'continue to jangle' and 'sing
their buoyant images of resurrection' for My Finer
Steal Will Grow because I Want To Be A Poetess
Of My People..
DEATH could not silence her, a voice exploring debilitating eth-
nic and gender issues, a voice coming to grips with identities -
Guyanese consciousness and Indian sensibility, but more impor-
tantly, a voice of anticipation and hope. Such was the essentially
volatile life of Mahadai Das.


Want fS Inf o On- lULo tv p

SOldest of ten children, she was a first child, burdened with the
concomitant of a female first child and visited by numerous trials.
When Das was only seventeen, her mother died, leaving Das to care
for her nine siblings. All of this was happening while Das was still'
at secondary school, aiming for the higher education the Univer-,
sity of Guyana aiming to break the mould of the disadvantaged;
otis woman, the disadvantaged Indo-Guyanese woman.
tial In 1972, she became part of the Messenger Group with Janet
>or- Naidu, Rooplall Monar and others. It was Rajkumari Singh who
, uf initiated the formation of the organisation 'dedicated to bringing tQ
u public notice that "Coolie art forms" were equally a part of the
S Guyanese tradition'. Later that same year, Das took part in the
hal- Caribbean Festival of Arts, Carifesta, held in Guyana.
In October of 1973, she was crowned queen of Maha Sabha'
)ier Dewali Jalsa in the midst of turmoil at home, another evidence of
)ast the seesaw effect of her existence. During that same period, Das
pril performed her poem in vernacular 'Chile is who yuh foolin' at the
Theatre Guild as the Messenger Group staged a three-day celebra-
- tion of the Coolie Art Forms.
Between 1973 to 1975, she was a significant part of the
Guyana National Service, serving in its Cultural Division,
S burning with patriotic fervour and idealistic revolutionary
imagination. This showed up in her first collection of poems I
lection also traced her roots from indenture to independence
and included her most performed poem 'THEY CAME IN
Das was fortunate that she was able to move on with her liter-
ary development. Many other writerss swayed by idealistic revolu-
tionary and revolutionary cliches fell by the wayside and were alien-
ated. Those radical ratings couldn't sustain their literary aspira-
A few years later, although she became disillusioned with the
policy of the then government of fie day, her patriotic fervour did
not diminish. In fact, she was more mature in her thinking when
she joined the Working People's Alliance. Here, she came under the
influence of Walter Rodney but when he was killed in 1980, she
was forced to the USA, leaving behind her homeland but
not its politics.
Das' second book of poems MY FINER STEAL WILL GROW,
1982, is a better crafted work than her first. Here she moved to
another level of consciousness: metaphysically exploring the irm-
portance of politics through the relationship of man and woman,
how personal relationships were compromised due to political de-
spair and frustration. This book also portrayed her still nursing
wounds of her disillusionment with the then government of the day
but appreciably singling her out as a fresh new voice with which to
Her poems could be found in local journals like Kykoveral, and
Kaie. While at Columbia University, she published in student maga-
zines like Common Ground and Black Heights. Of great significance
also is that her poems have found their way onto the syllabi of
Caribbean, North American and European universities. That alone
speaks volumes of the quality, content and import of her writing. :
In 1988, she published her most accomplished collection
BONES, confining her individuality and her place as a top crafter
of verse.
Mahadai Das was educated at Bishop's High School in
Georgetown before moving on to the University of Guyana and
then the University of the West Indies. She gained a B.A. in phi-
losophy at Columbia University and a M.A. in the same subject a't
the University of Chicago.
While awaiting her Ph. D candidature, she underwent open-heart
surgery from which she never fully recovered, truncating her aca-
demic career in 1987. a career that was fraught with so many ob-
stacles, battles that she overcame only to lose the war. Undaunted,
still resolute, she cried out for attention, 'I mourn unflowered words,
unborn children, inside me...absent water can has never lent itself
to flowers'.
So when 'Millicent' (so fondly called by her relatives and friends)
became unwell. many of her colleagues rallied to her assistance.
Mahadai Das dyed her name in the country's literary heri-
tage because she was in that first ripple of women writers of
Indian ancestry staking a claim to the word 'Guyanese'.

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near to Jagolall's, he saw the appellant with certain articles of clothing and four masks. The
appellant told him that he must keep his mouth shut and that "they" were going to rob New
Dam payroll money. He then saw the accused Baljit and Battle Boy come up and the appellant
told them that he (Dhajoo) was alright and that they must not be afraid. Baljit was then carry-
ing a large bag out of which he (Baljit) took three guns and showed them to the appellant who
examined them.
The appellant. Baljit and Battle Boy had drinks together and the appellant showed Baljit and Battle
Boy the articles of clothing which Dhajoo had earlier seen in the appellant's possession. The appellant
placed the clothing in a bag while Baljit placed the guns in that bag. On the following day. March 8,
1957, Dhajoo said that he returned to Jagolall's home where he saw the appellant and asked him what
had happened. The appellant told him that "they" had only hidden the guns and that on the night
"they" would travel on New Dam. The appellant further told him that "they" had to leave early that
night as "they" could not carry the guns in daylight.
Sub-Inspector of Police Charles, a witness for the Prosecution testified that on March 11. 1957. he
was at Albion Police Station carrying out investigations into the murder of P.C. Allen when the appel-
lant was brought to him by other police officers. He questioned the appellant and then confronted him
with the accused Jagolall. He asked Jagolall in the appellant's presence and hearing whether the appel-
lant was the person named Suruj Paul he had told him about. Jagolall replied in the affirmative and was
taken away.
He then told the appellant that on March 9, at 1.15 p.m., a policeman had been killed on New
Dam; that the payroll had been robbed at No. 50 Reliance, and that he suspected the appellant and
others had committed the crime.
According to Inspector Charles, at this stage, the appellant said. "Ah so them say. All a we neck
rass go broke. Bring pen and paper and write. I will tell you the whole story".
The appellant was cautioned and made a confession which was admitted in evidence by the trial
judge despite objection by the defence.
The Guiana Criminal Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal, and affirmed the conviction and death
Suruj Paul appealed to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.
In that Court's findings allowing the appeal, and setting aside the conviction and sentence as af-
firmed by the Guiana Criminal Court of Appeal, their Lordships found it difficult to believe that in any
event the jury applied this process of reasoning in arriving at their verdict. They consider it much more
likely that the jury failed to appreciate the distinction between incitement to murder or conspiracy and
being an accessory before the fact.
The Privy Council concluded: "Whatever may have actuated the jury in coming to these inconsis-
tent verdicts their Lordships are satisfied on an examination of the evidence that there was no distinc-
tion with regard to the evidence relating to the commission of the substantive offence as between the
appellant and the other accused which could justify the result arrived at.
"Their Lordships have accordingly humbly advised Her Majesty that this appeal may be
allowed, the verdict against and sentence upon the appellant be quashed and a verdict of not
guilty entered."


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cholesterol compounds

By Amy Norton
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Just in time for holiday grilling, scientists have found that
marinating meats may help reduce unhealthy cholesterol compounds that form during cook-
Researchers in Taiwan found that marinades made with soy sauce or sugar inhibited the forma-
tion of cholesterol oxidation products (COPs) in pork and eggs as they cooked.
COPs are generated when cholesterol-rich foods are processed or heated, and research suggests
that, in excess, the compounds may damage body cells and contribute to ills such as heart disease
or cancer
To study the effects of marinades on COP formation, Dr. Bing-Huei Chen and colleagues at Fu
Jen University in Taipei soaked ground pork and hard-boiled eggs in marinades containing soy
sauce, sugar or both. The only other ingredient in each marinade was water.
In general, the researchers found, all of the marinades cut COP formation during cooking, with
sugar being particularly effective.
Marinating may create the benefit, Chen told Reuters Health, by generating so-called "brown-
ing reaction products." These substances are thought to act as antioxidants, which mean they help
neutralize COPs and similar molecules that can damage body cells.
It's also possible, Chen added, that healthful nutrients in soy sauce, such as isoflavones, help
quash COP formation.
Whether other types of marinades have such anti-COP abilities is unknown, according
to the researcher. The simple sugar-soy sauce marinade, Chen noted, was only 1 percent
soy sauce and 10 per cent sugar, so it would. add few calories and little salt to a health-
conscious cookout.


Invitation for Bids
1. The Co-operative Republic of Guyana has received financing from the World Bank
towards the Prevention & Control of HIV/AIDS. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this
financing will be applied to eligible payments under the contract for the supply of Goods and
2. The Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana now invites sealed bids from
eligible suppliers for the supply of:
LOT 1: Supply & Delivery of Office Furniture & Equipment
i. Small Desks (28" X 48")- 23
ii. Mid Back Executive Chairs -23
iii. Stacking Chairs (Padded)- 41
iv. Fans (110v/220/240v) 29
v. Metal Filing Cabinets (4 Drawer) 27
vi.DVD Player- 1
Interested Bidders can obtain further information on the specifications and uplift Bidding
Documents at the following address from 09:00 hr to 15:30 h from Tuesday, July 04. 2006.
Executive Director
Attention: Procurement Department
Health Sector Development Unit
Georgetown Public Hospital Cooperation Compound
East Street
Georgetown, Guyana
Tel. No.: (592) 226-2425, 226-6222
Email: mohgog@tnetworksgy.comn /
3. Bidding document can be purchased by interested bidders upon payment of a non
refundable fee of $G5, 000 in the name of Health Sector Development Unit. The method of
payment will be by company cheque.
4. The bid must be addressed to the Chairman, National Piocurement and Tender
Administration Board and marked on the top rin ht-hand -..i- 1 i l- ii ',''' ,, Ip: ':
name of the programme and the description of the bid, including the words 'do not open
before Tuesday, August 01, 2006'."
5. The bid must be deposited in the Tender Box of the National Board of Procurement
and Tender Administration situated at the Ministry of FinanceMain and Urq~hart
Streets, Georgetown, Guyana, no later than 09:00 h on Tuesday, August 01,2006 and
will be opened at a public ceremony, in the presence of those Bidders' or their
representative who choose to attend, at 9:00 hours or shortly thereafter, on August
6. A bid security of sixty five thousand Guyana dollars (G$65,000) is required.
7. Valid Compliance Certificates must accompany bids from local suppliers in the name of the
company submitting the bid from the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) and the National
Insurance Scheme (NIS).
The purchaser is not responsible for bids not received thereof on or before the time
specified forth reception of bids. Late bids will be rejected and returned unopened. j

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By Laura Myers
(Reuters) In the azure waters
of Florida's remote Dry
Tortugas National Park, cor-
als have been toppled by hur-
ricanes and blighted by dis-
ease and a phenomenon
known as bleaching.
Eight hurricanes in two
years and a plague of disease

that swept the Caribbean re-
cently have damaged the color-
ful, thick carpets of open-water
coral reefs in the 100-square-
mile (260-sq-km) park off
Florida's southwest coast.
With another hurricane sea-
son under way and diseases
such as white plague getting an
early start this year, scientists
surveying the reef expressed
heightened concern for the frag-
ile corals, which are important

nurseries and habitats for ma-
rine life and harbingers of the
health of the seas.
"There are some areas out
here that are like a parking lot,
absolutely denuded." said Dr.
Jerry Ault, associate professor
of marine biology and fisheries
at the University of Miami's
Rosenstiel School of Marine &
Atmospheric Science.
Ault supervised a team of
nearly 40 divers aboard the

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LOGGERHEAD Key Light in Dry Tortugas National Park. In the azure waters of the remote
Florida park, corals have been toppled by hurricanes and blighted by disease and a
phenomenon known as bleaching. (USGS/Handout/Reuters)

100-foot (30-meter) research
vessel Spree recently as they
conducted a three-week,
$300,000 biennial.census, sur-
veying coral, fish and lobster.
The Dry Tortugas are a
cluster of seven tiny islands and
acres (hectares) of coral seabed
located 70 miles southwest of
Key West, a popular tourist is-

land at the southern tip of the
Florida peninsula.
"Since 2004, we have had
eight storms that have tracked
within 100 miles of the
Tortugas," said Ault. "In 2005,
this was ground zero for major
"Are we afraid of another
hurricane season? Three (bad)

hurricane seasons can't be a
good thing."
Researchers are sounding
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The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) commenced
displaying the Revised List of Electors for the 2006 General
and Regional Elections on Friday, June 30,2006.
Extracts from the Revised List of Electors are being
displayed at all of GECOM's Registration Offices located
across all ten of Guyana's Registration Districts, and at two
prominent locations in every Registration Division.
Registered persons who meet the eligibility criteria for
voting at the 2006 elections, but who are not listed on the
2006 Revised List of Electors, are required to bring this to
the notice of the Registration Offices responsible for their
respective areas for corrective action to be taken.
The eligibility criteria for voting at the 2006 elections are
(1) that you must be 18 years and over by July 15, 2006, and
(2) that you are a Guyanese citizen by birth, descent,
naturalization, or a citizen from a Commonwealth country
living in Guyana for one year or more.
GECOM's Registration Offices are opened on Mondays to
Friday from 9 am to 6 pm and Saturdays from 10 am to 2
pm. They will not operate on Sundays and National
For further information call GECOM's hotlines at 225
0277, 226 1651, 226 1652, 223 9650 or visit the GECOM
website at


The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) takes this opportunity to
announce that National Identification (ID) cards are currently being
distributed from all GECOM Registration Offices located across Guyana's
tenAdministrative Regions.

Registrants of the following categories are required to uplift their respective
National Identification Cards from the GECOM Offices that are
responsible for their respective areas:-

(i) New Registrants.

(ii) Registrants who have applied for replacement of their ID Cards
because of loss or damage.

(iii) Registrants who have applied for corrections to incorrect
information on their respective ID Cards.

(iv) Registrants who have applied for new ID Cards because they
have changed their names.

Visit the GECOM Registration Office responsible for your
For further information, call GECOM's hotlines at
225 0277, 226-1651, 226-1652, 223-9650
or visit the GECOM website at



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Hello Readers,
JULY 11th was designated World Population Day by the United
Nations Population Fund. This day draws attention to the con-
nections between populations, development-and-environment.
This week's article will focus on population and the environ-
Human needs are growing rapidly. We want more food, more

cars, more fuel, and more buildings... more of everything and more

than ever before. As our numbers, needs and desires grow, so do
our demands and our impact on the environment.
Over the past 50 years, humans have changed ecosystems
more rapidly and extensively than in any comparable period
of time in human history, according to the 2005 UN Millen-
nium Ecosystem Assessment Study. The UN Study shows that
human activity is unsustainably using 60 per cent of the eco-
system services that support us, including fresh water, air, for-
ests, fish and wildlife.
If we continue the current trend, the purposes for which we
use environmental resources to provide for basic needs and in-
crease the quality of life of a rapidly growing population will be
undermined. In addition, the loss of culturally significant spaces,
the addition of new diseases and the speed by which they travel,
the lack of resources and arable land, and shifts in climate will nega-
tively affect human welfare.
We have the ability to lessen the burden we place on the envi-
ronment. The Population Institute asserts that the solution lies in
promoting forward-looking, environmentally sound, and sustainable
development practices that take into account the roles of consump-
tion and unsustainable population growth.
Our planet is now home to more than six billion people with
a projected 50 per cent increase in the next fifty years. The rate at
which we consume and degrade natural resources jeopardises the
health of the planet and threatens the availability of clean water for
generations to come. With almost one-half of the global population
under the age of 25. the choices families make today will have a
tremendous impact on the future.

planet's land surface, they hold nearly 20 per cent of its human
population. The population in these biodiversity hotspots is grow-
ing at a collective rate of 1.8 per cent annually, compared to the
world's population's annual growth rate of 1.3 per cent.
The planet's major renewable natural resources its
fresh water, fisheries and forests are already strained. Our
atmosphere has been dramatically altered. Based on these
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Warning: The Minister of Health advises


We have an opportunity and a responsibility to address the
long-term challenges of protecting the global environment, preserv-
ing natural resources and reducing wasteful consumption. We can
work together on common environmental challenges, like cleaning
up and protecting the air, water and land we depend on for life.
Environmental successes can be short-lived if they do not include
efforts to address population growth. Meeting the basic need for
family planning and reproductive health services now is a neces-
sary investment for an improved environmental future.
There are-several issues with regards to the world population.
Some of these issues are:
Reproductive Health:- An example of this, is the high num-
ber of maternal and child deaths in developing countries. Every
minute of every day, a woman dies in pregnancy or childbirth and
some 20 children die of largely preventable causes,
Policy: In countries around the world, policy decisions on
funding levels, the environment, family planning and reproductive
health affect the lives of many people, families, and communities.
In some countries, contributions from donor countries or
organizations provide the only source of funding for family plan-
ning programmes; conservation and sustainable development
programmes; and reproductive health supplies and services.
Environment: Today more than 1.1 billion people live in the
areas richest in species diversity and the most threatened by hu-
man activities. While these areas comprise about 12 per cent of the


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T'llS limonth's visit by Bolli -
iin President Evo Morales to
tlihe remote Bolivian village of
La Higuera where lie paid
homage to thie late Ernesto
''Che' ;uevara. reminds us
once again of the short but
imemlorable life of this great
Caribbean and international

Though executed exactly 30
years ago in that riciuolc Boliv-
ian comintunilv and contrary to
the \wishes of those who thoughli
lie would be quiet ill death. Clhe
ts more alive than e er. 1 lis image
may be seen on I' shlnls all o\ici
tlle \ world. including (;i a i:l;
\wlier people Ce.spectl l n11 alnd
tireal h a lici f lor his
coi) nin,111111ItI 1ien tlde iI r iCii' icIk''c.
and soc ial justice. H\eIn 1i 111
iUS, lic pri\ ate sector's main

news magazine, TIME, minited
hili among their 100 most influ-
ential people. 'The Germani
equivalent. DER SIGEHL. ran
promiinient photos of ('lie and
Mahatma Gandhi on the cover of
their November 2003 issue, iden-
tilfing them as the main inspi-
ration to "peaceful revolutionar-
ies" of lurope.
Che and four other interna-
lionalist volunteers were
captured in October 1967 by
Bolivian troops in the South
American republic tllen ruled
by the Rene Barrientos militarN
dictatorship. They were suim-
marily executed on orders ftromi
hle CIA which had orgatnised and
equipped the cailupaign to cap-
lure 1li11 Che himi self fell in a
hail of bullets roi llthe carbine
of a drunken sergeant. Bllcfor
dying lie had told his cxecuiionie].
"Shoot. coward! You're going to

kill a nman."
The Argentinian-born medi-
cal doctor had fought w\ith Fidel
Castro forces in 1959 to end an-
other dictatorship in
that Spanish-speaking ('aribbean
island. He was 39.
The bodies, put in a itass
grave under an airstrip, were
located in 1996. They were
exhumned and Che's body and
other Cubans were taken to
Cuba where a filling mausoleum
is visited by hundreds of thou-
sands. mainal North and South
\Americaln and lituriopCean tourists,
every year.
After graduating from medi-
cal school, Che (the nickname oi
'call amelt as \\c sa\ ill (iyanlla,
coni;es lfromnt Spanish CIcole mean-ll
ing a familiar l freeing) left for
(uiticiinala which, in thle mlid-
l()50s was o\llerned b a pro-
gressive administration under

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President Jacobo Arbenz. It was
in that Central American coun-
try that Che met and married his
first \xilfe. a Peruvian woman
named IHilda Gadea. (He later
married Cuban Alieda March)
In 1956, Che was among
the group of 82 exiled Cubans
who traveled to Cuba in the
motor yacht Granma. In 1959,
after a popular insurrection
supported by the overwhelm-
ing majority of the Cuban
people, the Batista dictator-
ship was ousted.
C'he left his family and
comrades in Cuba in the nmid
1 )60s. first for tile then Belgian
('ongo (later Democratic Repub-
lic of Congo) where he did inter-
natiotallsl work with Patrice
Iu111un1 bay's Marxist Simba led
liberation iitio\ e en. This w\as
Im April 1965.
Sle then travelled to Bolivia.
At te tlhime and soon afecrwards.
there w\ere many such national
ihciberlin tmoIveieinlcs some of
which had armed detachments
dimensions all over the worIld
including Aifrica (Angola.
Mo/zamibiqlue and South Africa).
This is not the place to de-
tail any mIliscalculations and lapse
of judgementt, indeed errors. inl
Che's internationalist dul\ in
Bolivia including underestimating
\\lat analysts describe as the
power of'CIA anti-insurgency
It is inlportant though to
make a clear distinction between
the types of regimes these cam-
paigns such as what Che was in-
volved in and what is being ban-
died about by apologists for
(u iian s so-called 'African ficree-
domi fighterss. The regimell in
llhen Bolivia was a bare-faced
ruthless dictatorship in which the
wealthy land owning elite kept
the Bolivian people in the mnosl
imipo'verished and exploited con-

editions. The majority of these
people were of Amerindian
stock, similar to peoples in
Guyana (Morales himself is one)
but Che never highlighted any
racial dimension. He treated all

argue, in the vein of what cai
only be described as an ignorant
columnist parroting that Guyan;
is "semi-fascist", otherwise i
In death, Che became a stan-
dard bearer and example for the
many youth, and even the not s(
young, worldwide involved in
the students, anti-Vietnam War.
women's rights, civil rights and
other worthwhile movements.
He became a hero to, among
others, Hispanic and Afro-
American youth in the North
American city ghettoes.
In the Caribbean, artificially
divided as it is along language
lines, he was more known in
Spanish-speaking countries such
as the Dominican Republic and
of course Cuba. Yet, Che was
a Caribbean man.
He was informed about their
British Guiana. In his speech de
livered to the UN General As-
sembly in December 1964, he
noted in part: "We must also
point out that the principle o
peaceful co-existence does not


CHE Guevara and Fidel Castro.

as one people.
Che's support for the cause
of the Bolivian (now disbanded)
National Liberation Armny ,in
Spanish Ejercito de Liberacion
Nacional -ELN) can by no
stretch of the imagination be
compared to the handful of laxw-
less. cowardly common crimi-
nals in Guyana robbing and kill-
ing innocent civilians and ser-
vants of the people. There can
be no comparison between the
present government of Guyana
and dictatorships like those in
several South American and Af-
rican countries in the 1960s and
1970s. The Guyana
government has been elected in
free and fair elections by the ma-
jority of (Guyaniese people and
which has achieved unprec-
edented material \wealth and so-
cial progress according to the re-
sources at hand for the
Guyanese people of all races. To

imply a mockery of the will oi
the peoples. as is happening ir
the case of so-called Britisl-
Guiana. Here. the ngoernmient o
Prime Minister Cheddi Jagan ha'
become the \ ictim of every kine
of pressure and nmanoeuvre \whilc
the achi\ client of independence
has been delayed b\ the search
for methods that would allow\
the flouting of the \\ill of thi
people. The\ (US imperialism
w\ant to ensure the docility of
governmentl different from the
present one. put i b\ uinder-
hand tactics...\\hate\ er rIoa
Guiana may be compelled to fol
lo\w to obtan independence. [t1
moral and militant support 01
Cuba goes to its people".
Cie didn't believe in toI
much political labelling. He \wa,
.1 mai of the left buti respectcc
different \ iew points of other,
\within the movement. There are
mania we\bsites, including thlios

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critical of him, on the
Internet on this remarkable man.
For those who are interested,
they should be looked at to get
a fully rounded picture of him
and his life and views. 1 found
the site www.el- to be useful.

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The well known Wikipedia site
notes: "Even liberal elements
that felt little sympathy with
Guevara's ... ideals during his
lifetime expressed admiration for
Shis sprit of self sacrifice".
Check further on Google
and you will even find declassi-
fied US documents on the CIA's
involvement in his death. Walt
Rostow, the then National Secu-
rity advisor to President Lyndon

Johnson, openly boasts that
Che's death showed
the "soundness of our preventive
medicine", meaning US policies
under Johnson's watch to such
movements. The late Rostow,
certainly as serious historians
now attest, was one of the US'
more short-sighted and
overpaid security advisors, was
also instrumental in having US
troops sent to Vietnam in that
Che, and people
like Patrice Lumumba earnestly
believed that people shouldn't
blindly follow the leaders but
should support them through an
understanding of issues. There
shouldn't be unthinking hero
worship, though of course the
Cuban government, as others
worldwide, recognize the impor-
tance of charisma and other per-
sonal leadership qualities.
"We remember the life of
Ernesto Che Guevara. We in
the Caribbean and Guyana
remember him, not to worship
him blindly as a saint nor
necessarily agree with all of
what he did, but as a
true friend from Latin
America especially Cuba. We
remember him, as he wrote to
the Cuban President, as one
who left his "purest hopes as
a builder (of a new society)."

GREETINGS are extended to Mr. and Mrs. Azeem
Bacchus of Hadfield Street, Lodge, on their fourth
wedding anniversary on June 29. Best wishes from
their children, relatives and friends.'May God con-
tinue to bless them both.

i i

CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. and Mrs. Mansoor Khan
on their sixth wedding anniversary. Greetings from
her Mom, relatives and friends.

CONGRATULATIONS and best wishes are extended to
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Dhanpaul of De Willem, West
Coast Demerara on their 49th wedding anniversary.
Greetings from their six children, Sandra, Michael,
David, Sunita, Esther, Fidel, also Devi and Whitney.

CONGRATULATIONS and best wishes are extended to
Boyo and Susi of Lusignan, East Coast Demerara.
Greetings from their parents, sisters, brothers, cous-
ins, other relatives and friends. May they both have
happiness always.

CONGRATULATIONS and best wishes are extended to
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Dhanpaul Jr. of New York who
celebrate their 11th anniversary. Greetings from their
two sons, Vishal and Andrew, Mom and Dad, Phillip
and Ivy of De Willem, West Coast Demerara.

TWENTY-second wedding anniversary greetings are
extended to Mr. and Mrs Ramsuchit who celebrated
their special day on July 1. Greetings from their only
son, sisters, nieces and nephews. other relatives and

Che Guevara's

last night alive

relived on NY

By Claudia Parsons
NEW YORK (Reuters) After writing 'The Motorcycle Dia-
ries' screenplay, Jose Rivera felt he had more to say about
Ernesto 'Che' Guevara so he wrote a play he says shows
the Latin American revolutionary would have had plenty to
say about the war in Iraq.
"When you're in a situation where you're killing people and
no one really knows why, the times require someone to ask those
questions," Rivera said in an interview in New York, where his
new play 'School of the Americas' opens on Thursday.
"Che was always asking those questions and criticising U.S.
imperialistic impulses all over the world," he said.
Rivera, a Puerto Rican raised in New York, said some of the
dialogue speaks directly to the U.S.-led war in Iraq.
"The things that Che says in the play are things that
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A MAN takes a picture at an exhibit of photographs of
Ernesto 'Che' Guevara in Buenos Aires, October 8,
2004. After writing 'The Motorcycle Diaries' screenplay,
Jose Rivera felt he had more to say about the Guevera
so he wrote a play he says shows the Latin American
revolutionary would have had plenty to say about the
war in Iraq. (Marcos Brindicci/Reuters)

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PLAYWRIGHT Jose Rivera speaks about his screenplay for 'School of the Americas' in New
York, June 26, 2006. (Chip East/Reuters)

Che Guevara's

last night alive ...

From Centre
people feel around the
world. Che said in the 1960s
the greatest enemy of man-
kind is the United States,
and there would be people
who say that today," he said.
The play is the story of
Guevara's last night before his
death in Bolivia, where he
spent the final year of his life
trying to foment a communist
uprising. The Argentine guer-
rilla, a key figure in Cuba's
revolution. was captured by
government troops and held in
a village schoolhouse while the
Bolivian and U.S. governments

decided his fate.
A schoolteacher named Julia
Cortes insisted on being allowed
to visit him and befriended him.
Rivera said he came across
her story while doing research
for 'The Motorcycle Diaries',
the 2004 film about the young
Guevara's transformative jour-
ney through Latin America with
a friend. Cortes, now in her 70s,
was interviewed for a Swiss
documentary Rivera came
"I was very taken with her
presence. She talked about
meeting Che and what they
talked about, and I had this feel-
ing that it really changed her

life," Rivera said. "I started to
imagine this story of Che's last

Rivera said he imagined the
conversations in the play that
range in subject from Guevara's
marriage and children, to his
mother's influence, his ideals
and philosophy, as well as
some doubts about the path he
took in his final years.
"In several interviews Julia
talks about the kinds of things
they talked about but it's all
very sketchy." Rivera said, add-
ing that since writing the play
he had spoken to Cortes.
tracked down in Bolivia by a
relative of Patricia Velasquez,
the Venezuelan actress who
plays Cortes.
"Patricia was able to have a
phone conversation with her
and they arranged for Julia to go
to a cyber-cafe and we had a
cyber conversation over the
Internet with the whole cast."
"No one knows but her re-
ally what happened in that
room." River added.
Rivera. who was nominated
for an Oscar for 'The Motor-
cycle Diaries', was 13 when
Guevara was killed in 1967 and
he remembers it well. "He was
a big hero with my family."
"That was the time period
when Martin Luther King was
killed and Bobby Kennedy was
killed and Malcolm X was killed,
so it seemed to be part of the
times that all our heroes were
being killed one by one," Rivera
He said Guevara was as
controversial a figure at that
time as he is today "a devil"
for many expatriate Cubans and
critics of Fidel Castro's commu-
nist revolution; a handsome,
idealistic and charismatic cult
figure for "60s college kids" and
many leftists, particularly in
"My daughter wore a Che
T-shirt to school and she was
criticised by one of the teach-
ers saying 'He's a terrorist,'
and 'Why would you glorify
a terrorist?'," Rivera said,
adding that he does not ex-
pect to take the new play to

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Poet I

THE poem below was penned by Peyton Allana Singh, a 14-
year-old from Brooklyn who celebrates her birthday today.
Peyton has Guyanese roots: her parents are Guyanese
Jacqueline and Peter Singh who now reside in Brooklyn, New
She has been writing poetry since she was 11 and most of her
offerings explore 'adult' themes of the ominous, the brooding futil-
ity or uncertainty of life, according to proud grandfather, Allan
Fenty. She has been published in her school magazine.

As I walk on the bitter beach, I see myself, a pebble, shin-
ing black, hypnotising unknown
The water sways like the fragment of my mind
Pebbles skip across waves to the beat of time
The beat chums my belief to tears
Black pebbles skip across my fears
Small, unworthy, big, cruel
Me to the world made by fools
Bouncing on rising waters that go up and down
A mystifying sensation that swings to a merry-go-round
Pebbles hiding me. Protecting my sight from the things I
can't see
Thank pebbles for concealing my mind
Of vivid thoughts that swirl, combine
Pleasure, misery, bliss, despair
Pebbles make sure that I Don't have to care
Pebbles calm the waters of my brain that twists and

swings driving me insane
Pebbles, pebbles, all around, as I walk on the beach, not
uttering a sound


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Barbados in a
cricket match at the
Carlton Cricket Club in
St. Michael parish,
Barbados. Come one,
come all. Always a
recipe for big crowds in
the island even on
But for the average cricket
fan visiting the grounds early
this week, things didn't seem
right. The first thing was the

realized that all the players were
either blind or visually impaired
(had damaged sight).
It was the opening match of
the inaugural Regional Blind
Cricket Championship. Aside
from Guyana and host country
Barbados. fellow CARICOM
countries Jamaica. Trinidad and
Tobago and the Windward Is-
lands had sent teams. The
Guyana team members are all
members of the Guyana Blind
Cricket Association (GBCA),
whose facilitator was Guyana-
born Stanley Cooke of the Car-
ibbean Blind Council. The host
organisation is the Barbados
Blind Cricket Association
whose President is Cleveland

Championship, explained: "I
find the enthusiasm of both the
players and the public in the
Caribbean is fantastic. Of
course we don't get the crowds
as with the sighted game but
when you think that four years
ago the game wasn't played
here, we have really achieved
something here. We must credit
the many organizations such as
the national cricket associations
and retired and even active West
Indies team players for their
Guttridge cited several ben-
efits for blind and visually im-
paired people to be involved in
the sport.
"It gives people an oppor-

TIM GUTTRIDGE (right) with Ganesh Singh and an unidentified member of the Guyana
team. (Photos: courtesy of the Guyana Consulate)

sparse ;aitcl(dllclc c he. Then. i1 lne
houilndtry perillmeier line was
closer to Ilie pitch. ltie sct lips
were bigger. There \were \\ oiien
and men playing together. hie
hatsllen were always playing an
agricultural shot scIraping tile bat
horiz/ontally on the pitch. A\nd
why wasn't the umllpire caution-
ing the bowler lor al\ ay\s hnw l-
ing underarmi adll making the
ball hop twice. even rolling it. on
the pitch?
Soon. the uninormed Itan

Maovers. former ha heafhc ltunit1 to go out and play
BV,1.\ office ill Babladi sports the sa1me as cxcx\\hod
Regardless of \\ ho \\ ,uld he else. It helps in many respects
the o\cverll \\ inner llthe series in lheir own personal dvcelop-
wouldl he goood prep atlion mient. self esteem. their niobil-
for the West Indic. part 'alit! itl and spatial awareness. It
for the first tnime ,1. t",. Jlit :lso gi\es players an opportu-
World Cricket Ci i,; istai. .ity to come together and make
this December. friendss and enjio camaraderie."
Il's a remarkable z; iee- The WBCC official said
ment. As Tim ;nuttri '. thin here were "adaptations" but
Vice Chairman olf tl 'or. i)asically it's the same as or-
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Sunday Chronicle July 9, 2006

Sunday Chronicle JulyI 9, 206PaeX


Doctor Atari is the Secretary General of the
United Nations. He is one of the busiest men
in the world. He just arrived at New Delhi Air-
port now, The Indian Prime Minister is meeting
him. Later they will talk about Asian problems.
Yesterday he was in Moscow. He visited the
Kermlin and had lunch' with Soviet leaders. Dur-
ing lunch they discussed international politics.
Tomorrow he'll fly to Nairobi. He'll meet the
President of Kenya and other African leaders.
He'll be there for twelve hours.
The day after tomorrow he'll be in London. He'll
meet the British Prime Minister and they'll talk
about European economics problems.
Next week he'll be back at the United Nations
in New York. Next Monday he will speak to the
General Assembly about his world tour. Then
he'll need a short rest.

Who is Doctor Atari? Where has he just arrived?
Who is meeting him? What will they stalk about?
Where was he yesterday? Who did he have lunch
with? What did they discuss? When will he leave
Where will he fly torhorrow? Who will he meet?
What will they talk about?
Where will he be next? What he do on Monday?
Why will a holiday?

Grammar: Pronouns
Pronouns refer back to something that has al-
ready been mentioned in a piece of writing. They
can refer back to:
a) A word like a noun or another pronoun
b) A group of words, a phrase
c) An idea.

Can you now put into your own words why we
use pronouns? Okay, we use pronouns to avoid
repeating, things. It is important to make sure
that the reader understands exactly what each
pronoun refers to.
There are several different types of pronoun, but
some of the, commonest are personal pronouns.
Personal Pr6pouns
Personal pronouns are used instead of the names
of people and things. They are:





List all the nouns and pronouns in the follow-
ing sentences:
1. Sandra, I shall leave for Fogarty's by noon.
Shirley is going with me.
2. Has she ever visited Fogarty's before?
3 Shelly and she, their best workers, were slim

4. There weren't many witnesses present when
Simon barged into the dressing rooms.
5. That was he. Why didn't many recognize him
at the entrance?
6. Not so long ago I saw him and John carrying
a food basket.


Practice Work: The following is a computer
print-out from a newspaper story with the verbs
marked in bold print and the subject of each sen-
tence marked in underline.

Mum Sandra Brenner lowered her children to
safety from their blazing house on Tuesday with
a makeshift rope of bedclothes. The 35-year-
old tied the children's bed sheets together. She
anchored them to a bed. Then she eased the
children, David, three, Simon, two, and Gertrude,
six months, to the ground.

What to do: Look at the sentences in the story
1. How would you explain to a study partner
what a verb is?
2. Write two sentences to illustrate to him/her.

Practice Work: Write dqwn the verb in each of
the following sentences.
1. Two long-back trailers nearly crashed yester-
2. It happened near the Demerara Bridge.
3. One of the long-back trailers went through a
red light.
4. Both trailers used their emergency braking
5. They halted about 1 metre apart.

The Present Continuous Tense
Practice Work: Underline the verbs in the con-
tinuous tense.

1. They are going to dig for oil here. They are
starting on Monday.
2. My uncle is making a speech on Friday.'
3. I am taking my sister to the dentist tomorrow.
4. She is calling for me at six.
5. He is playing at Bourda next August.
6. I am meeting her at the bus terminus at two.
7. The bargains are starting on Sunday.
8. How are you getting to the banquet on Easter
I am going by car.
Who is driving?
9. The piano tuner is coming this mid-day.
10. Do you intend to give up anything for Lent?
Yes, I am giving up cards.
11. The windows are being cleaned this after-
noon. Then we'll be able to see them coming
12. She is coming out of hospital next week with
the little baby.

13. We have dinner early tonight as we are go-
ing to the Cultural Centre.
14. Daniel is giving a lecture tomorrow night.
15. I am having my photograph taken tomorrow.

Vocabulary & Spelling
A. Pearls are found in oysters or other shell-
Say the underlined word and listen for the sounds
represented by the letters ear.

Use the letters ear to represent those sounds in
the ten words that you will ask someone to dic-
tate to you.
earn, earth, heard, searched, earned, learn,
search, early, learning, learned
B. One of the above words will correctly com-
plete each sentence in this section. Let the
sense of each sentence help you.
1. I am a dance for our pianoguitar.

2. Five o'clock is too in the morning for

3. Does your father
rew wagon?

__ about paying for his

4. How much money did you by weeding

5. $andra __ everywhere for her missing word
6. She became very wen she couldn't find

Story Writing

Write a story based on the picture below.

Let it be approximately 400 to 500 words in

You must write in Standard English.




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The Government of Guyana (GOG) has secured a Technical Assistance Grant from the
Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to assist in financing the consultancy services for
the preparation of a Towns Transition Plan (TTP) for four communities which are to be
upgraded to Townships. These are located in the Essequibo area of Guyana viz Bartica,
Charity, Parika and Supenaam. The GOG, through the executing agency, the Ministry of
Local Government and Regional Development (MLGRD), invites the submission of
qualification information from consultants or joint ventures interested in providing
consultancy services for the TTP.

The proposed consultancy should adopt a collaborative approach and devise cost effective
recommendations in order to provide a realistic plan which takes into consideration the
absorptive capacity of the Local Government System, the socio-economic profile of the
residence and the financial resources available through GOG. Further details of the project
can be obtained from the first address below.

GOG now invites eligible consultants to submit statements of capability. In the
assessment of submissions. consideration will be given to the technical competence,
qualifications and experience, local and regional experience on similar assignments,
financial capability and present commitments. All information shall be submitted in the
English Language.

Consultants shall be eligible for procurement if:

(a) in the case of body corporate, it is legally incorporated or otherwise organized in an
eligible country, has its principal place of business in an eligible country and is more than
50%'obcneficially owned by citizens) and/or a hona fide resident or residents of
an eligible country or countries or by a body or bodies corporate meeting these

(b )in the case of individuals and unincorporated firms. the person or persons is or are a
citizen or citizens or bona fide resident or residents of an eligible country:

(c)in all cases, the Consultant has no arrangement and undertakes not to make any
arrangements whereby any substantial part of the profits or other tangible benefits of the
contract will accrue or be paid to a person not a citizen or bona fide resident of an eligible

Eligible countries are CDB Member countries.
Two copies of the submissions must be delivered to the first address mentioned below no
later than 9:00 hrs on Tuesday. August 01, 2006 with one copy being sent simultaneously
to CDB at the second address below. The sealed envelopes containing the submission
should include the name and address of the applicant and should be clearly marked

Following assessment of the submissions, a shortlist of between three and six applicants
will be provided with full terms of reference and invited to submit technical and financial
proposals to undertake the assignment. GOG reserves the right to accept or reject late
applicants or to cancel the present invitation partially or in its entirety. It will not be bound
to assign any reason for not short listing any applicant and will not defray any costs
incurred by any applicant in the preparation and submission of statements.

(1)Attention: Project Coordinator
Community Services Enhancement Project
C/o Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development
Georgetown. Guyana
Tel: (592) 226-9352
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From page

dire warnings about the health of the world's coral reefs. The reef running alongside the
110-mile (177-km) Florida Keys island chain is North America's only barrier reef and the world's
third longest.
The Tortugas Ecological Reserve was created in 2001 by the Florida Keys National Marine Sanc-
tuary as the largest U.S. permanent reserve where all fishing and removal of coral is banned. At the
time, it was considered to contain some of the nation's healthiest coral.
But 10 per cent to 12 per cent of the corals surveyed appear to be diseased compared to only one
per cent to two per cent in 2001, said researcher Dione Swanson.
The affected corals include star, brain, elkhorn and staghorn corals, the primary reef builders criti-
cal to the health of the habitat.
"It looks a lot like white plague, and it's an early start for this disease, which we usually see in
August or September. Last year was a high bleaching year," Swanson said. "We're seeing a lot of coral
colonies overturned."
Coral bleaching, a malady that has swept Florida, Caribbean and Australian reefs in the last year,
whitens and weakens coral and is blamed on unusually warm water that some scientists attribute to
global warming.
Another ominous sign, said Swanson, is the state of the Sherwood Forest reef tract. Once a thickly
carpeted reef estimated to be about 9,000 years old, it "has a lot of dead colonies," she said.
Gorgonians, or sea fans, have been hard hit by two years of hurricanes, Ault said.
"The gorgonian population has been reduced. In some areas, it's scrubbed like a Brillo pad."

The implications are not just environmental but also economic. In South Florida, the reef and its
ecosystem is a $6 billion annual business, according to Ault. It lures divers, recreational and commer-
cial fishers and sports tourists.
Craig Bonn, a biologist with the Dry Tortugas National Park, estimated only 13 per cent of the
coral that used to exist in the Keys remains. "Corals are in trouble all over the world," he said.
White plague disease can be linked to poor water quality and bacteria caused by human activity,
said researcher Mark Chiappone.
In the 1980s, acropora coral, a colorful hybrid species of staghorn and elkhor coral, was plentiful,
said Dave Score, superintendent of the sanctuary, which protects 2,900 square nautical miles of marine
habitat stretching from the Dry Tortugas to Biscayne National Park off Miami. "Now you can't find
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has listed staghorn and elkhorn coral
as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The designation is expected to prompt new regula-
tions and restoration efforts.
Reef Relief, a non-profit Florida Keys environmental group, began warning of the reef's demise in
1987. It blames the damage on a lack of effective federal protection, global warming, agricultural pollu-
tion runoff from the Florida Everglades and cruise ship sewage.
"I'm so frustrated. It's unbelievable that this coral has disappeared. The people managing this
never do anything meaningful," said DeeVon Quirolo, executive director of Reef Relief, who said that
only two per cent of the reef in the Florida Keys is covered with live coral.
"Coral reefs are in a state of decline around the world," said Billy Causey, acting regional manager
for national marine sanctuaries in the southeast United States. "At least we have protections in place.
There's probably not a piece of coral reef real estate that is any more protected."


From page IX
trends, it is clear that the 21" century will witness even greater pressures on natural resources.
Gender and Society: The importance of good health and education to a woman's well-being -
and that of her family and society cannot be overestimated. While access to reproductive health
services is critical to improving women's health, it must be supported by efforts to empower women
through access to education and economic opportunities. Education enables girls at the threshold of
their childbearing years to take advantage of new opportunities for self-fulfillment and make an even
greater contribution to the development of their societies.
Economics and Governance:-During the 1990s, several economic researchers demonstrated that
demographic changes population growth and decline, changes in fertility, changes in mortality, changes
in age structure, or changes in population distribution can generate economic opportunities and chal-
lenges for developing and industrial nations.

In the world today, there are over twenty countries with a population of over 50 million. Here is a
list of these countries.
1) China, 1.237 billion
2) India, 970 million
3) United States, 268 million
4) Indonesia, 204 million i
5) Brazil. 160 million
6) Russia, 147 million
7) Pakistan, 138 million
8) Japan, 126 million
9) Bangladesh, 122 million
10) Nigeria, 107 million
11) Mexico, 95 million
12) Gennany, 82 million
13) Vietnam, 75 million
14) Philippines. 73 million
15) Iran, 67 million
16) Egypt. 65 million
17) Turkey, 64 million
18) Thailand, 60 million
19) United Kingdom. 59 million
20) Ethiopia, 58.7 million
21) France, 58.6 million
22) Italy, 57 million
23) Ukraine. 51 million

Remember that you can send your comments, suggestions and ideas on the articles to "Our
Environment," C/o EIT Division, Environmental Protection Agency, IAST Building, UG Campus,
Tllrkeyen, Greater Georgetown.

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Sunday Chronicle July 9, 2006


ARIES Every once In a while, it's okay to be entertained by the soap opera
lives of others. There are some particularly juicy real-life storylines going on
around you, and today you get an Inside glimpse at a few details. But this
emotional eavesdropping Isn't so much a gossip-fest as a cautionary tale. Cer-
tain aspects of a situation ring a familiar note with your past, and this Is an
opportunity for you to see how taking a different path could affect your life.

TAURUS You're always wide open to new, Innovative ways of thinking and
this Is very wise. But today, avoid the temptation to abandon an old, firmly
held belief for the sake of something trendy or fadllke. Shiny, new things are
very attractive and can hold a certain fascination. But not everything needs to
be replaced periodically especially not your true feelings. Preserve your way
of thinking if It's challenged today. Keep your point of view alive.

GEMINI This long day begins with a lot of contradictory Information you
won't be sure whom to believe or what path to take for quite a while. Be
patient with yourself, and things will slowly settle into a logical order. Until
I you know exactly what you want to do, stick to your usual routine and pre-
tend that nothing out of the ordinary is going on. After all, nothing is going
, to change unless you make It change. You're still the one in charge, you know!

CANCER When you need a break, you really need a break. So listen to your
body and emotions as this day progresses. If you start to approach your break-
,if.. ^% ing point, you'll notice some clear signals and when you do, you hereby
S L / have official permission to coast and relax for a while! All the activity that's
,:. -.' been going on lately in your life may be too much. It's time to shift gears,
/" ,'- '.T. slow down and concentrate on a developing Issue with a friend or family
i I member.

LEO A lot of possibilities are dangled In front of you today, mostly in the
social realm. Everyone from shopkeepers to waitresses has a warm smile for
you so give them your best smile right back. Extend extra kindness to every-
one you meet, and some tentative connections could start to develop strong
foundations. It's not like you need any more friends right now, but there's
nothing saying you wouldn't get a very big kick out of It.

VIRGO You have way more power in tense situations than you think you do
so use it! There's no good reason for you to be doubting your potency right
now, so why are you? If you need to be reminded of how important you are,
get with your friends or family members and just hang out, just be you. You
don't have to ask them for an ego boost (and you definitely shouldn't hint
around for it). Just be genuine and relaxed and you'll start to feel better about
yourself before you know It.

LIBRA The efforts you've put forth start to pay off today it seems like tak-
Sing things slow was the right idea after all. Today's activities prove to you, in
a very dramatic way, that taking time to plan things is the right strategy every
time. When you succeed like this, you build up your confidence and your
reputation. Today you should enjoy watching how all of your carefully laid
plans make major things happen, just like clockwork.

SCORPIO As the old saying goes, the more things change, the more they
Stay the same. Today you start to understand that idea In a whole new way,
a when someone's return to the scene is distinctly underwhelming. No worries,
.-.4- though you'll have plenty of other things to look forward to during this
freewheeling and all around relaxing day. Enjoy the fact that you (unlike many
people) know exactly who you are and aren't afraid to be yourself. That
realisation keeps you smiling all day.

SAGITTARIUS It's Important to keep your mind and body limber today -
because something cool might arrive on the scene, and you'll want to be
able to jump right onto that bandwagon! Try to get some exercise early in
the morning even if that just means taking the stairs instead of the eleva-
tor. Getting your blood pumping early on will give you the energy you need
to follow whatever whims you have. Who knows? You might just discover a
whole new passion.

= CAPRICORN You've done a lot in your life that you deserve to be proud of,
and learned some Invaluable lessons. But today you encounter someone or
something unusual that puts you In a situation you've never experienced be-
fore. Nothing you've been through has prepared you for this, but you have a
ton of fun working your way through it. This Is a whole new ballgame, one
that stimulates and Inspires you. You get a taste of where your future could
take you.

AQUARIUS The truth is, there are always obstacles of some shape or size In
your way you just can't always see them. For a while now, there have been
some things slowing down your progress, and you've been unable (or per-
haps unwilling) to get a grasp on them. But that could change today. There is
brighter clarity within you right now, and your emotional maturity has reached
a crucial point that may allow you to face the truth and move on. The free-
dom will inspire you.

PISCES The mall is a wonderful place, but it's filled with as much garbage as
treasures. Your junk detector isn't doing so well right now, so you might want
to stay away from scheduling any shopping trips. Your wallet and credit card
accounts will thank you. The fierce urge to shop you feel isn't something to
obey at the moment and it's probably fueled by your desire for distraction
"ji from what's really bothering you. Retail therapy isn't the way to go.


,,, SundayChronicle July 9, 2006



CECIL Maurice (left) and another member of the Guyana team, Edwin Benjamin from


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dinary cricket. Aside from
the differences cited above,
the ball is hollow with ob-
jects, perhaps ball bearings or
soft drink covers, placed in-
side so that batsmen and
fielders can hear it when it is
near. The bowlers also shout
"PLAY" as they are about to
deliver the ball. There are
variations in different coun-
tries. In England for example,
the ball is two or three
sizes larger and the batsman
plays with a straight bat
rather than the horizontal
sweep most of the time.
There are three main catego-
ries: totally blind,
BI (partially sighted) and B2
(less severely partially
sighted). Different rules ap-
ply to different categories.
For example, a totally blind
player can catch a ball first
hop and be given a second
chance on a LBW decision.
The game, even at the
World Cup level, permits men
and women to play together.
Guttridge disclosed that only
one of the eight WBCC teams
(Australia, England, India, New
Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa
and Sri Lanka and West Indies)
presently have women players.
The West Indies entry will
change that. It is certain some
women will be among the 17
chosen to go to Pakistan this
December. Barbados had four
women in their team against
Guyana for example.
Some of the Guyana team
members in Barbados during the
week played cricket before they
became blind. One of them is
Ganesh Mitchell Singh, the Vice
Captain. Before he went blind
about six years ago, he played
for his team in Unity.
He had high praise for the
game in Guyana and the Cham-
pionship in Barbados.
"Being blind, I was in a
shell. When I started back
playing cricket, I came out
more. It gave me confidence
and is a good experience. I
started playing last Decem-
ber at the beginning of the
organising in
Guyana because I knew the
manager Mr. Ramlall.
Another batsman/bowler,
Ronald Kissoon, actually played
for the Demerara Cricket Club
and toured the islands including
to Barbados in the 1970s before
he was blinded in a tragic inci-
dent in December 1980. Like
Singh, a quiet spoken, articulate
man, Kissoon also lauds blind
cricket. "I see it as an absolute
good thing and a promising'de-

velopment for any disabled per-
son" said the Albouystown-
born and raised sportsman.
As with any society, misin-
formed people in Guyana can
be cruel to blind and other
physically challenged people.
Singh says there is still some
"ignorance" as he describes it,
out there.
President of the Guyana
Society for the Blind, Cecil
Maurice, also feels these
public awareness exercises
have improved thanks in part
to support from media houses
like the Chronicle, though he
would like to see it "improve
at a faster rate". He praised
the setting up of the Presi-
dential Commission for the
Disabled and the fact that
new legislation will shortly
be tabled in Parliament to
force new buildings to have
disabled friendly features
such as ramps for wheel-
Maurice, 55, said he would
like to see more of the political
parties in Guyana allow physi-
cally challenged people, includ-
ing blind persons, take on pub-
lic office including being Mem-
bers of Parliament. He said there
were about 7,000 blind and vi-
sually impaired people in
Maurice also said the Cuban
'ye care programme as "a very

good thing". His own grandson
is among the thousands of
Guyanese who benefited from
this internationalist assistance
from the Cuban government and
The Championship, which,
in addition to fund-raising, re-
ceived the assistance of
the Ministry of Sports and a
personal contribution from
President Jagdeo, was the best
thing that has happened for
blind people for a long time,
Maurice observed. The cricket
venture is making the fellows
bloomin' like roses now," he
Physically challenged
people can be productive
members of any society. We
must commend
those participating in the
blind cricket tournament.
Not only the players such
as Ganesh, Ronald and
Maurice, but also
their managers and coaches
such as Mr. Ramlall and
Ms. Pemberton. They are
excellent examples of the
new outlook and progres-
sive development in recent
years in Guyana. It bodes
well for the continued
progress and overall well
being of our country.



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'' ut~F: e't 2006

UPCOMING sirens Alaine (top) and Danielle will get a shot
at Red Stripe Reggae Sumfest 2006.

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DUCERS of the 2006 Red
Stripe Reggae Sumfest are
set to continue their 14-year
tradition of providing an in-
ternational stage for new and
upcoming Jamaican artists to
showcase their talents to the
This year, promoters have
signed new exciting acts, Jovi
Rockwell, Alaine, Cherine
Anderson and Danielle, who are
already creating a buzz in reggae
music circles, to perform at the
festival, between July 20- 22.
For Summerfest
Production's marketing director,
Jomo Cato, celebrating young
acts is important, especially
given the musical trend today
that has seen an explosion on the
mainstream of some previously
unknown but talented artists.
Cato points to the success
of 18-year-old Barbadian- born
sensation, Rihanna, who ex-
ploded onto the world scene af-
ter being virtually unknown
two summers ago.
Sexy Danielle, formerly of
St. Andrew High School for
Girls, recently stirred interest
with her combination with
Beenie Man on 'Brown Girl in
the Ring.' But she's also capti-
vated with the single 'Rudey.'
On July 20, the singer will per-
form on the same stage as top
acts like Beenie and Bounti
On July 21, as 50-Cent and
his G-Unit get ready to rock
fans, Jovi Rockwell will be in-
troducing the Sumfest crowd to
her incredible talent. Rockwell
of the independent label, WIRE
ONE Records, has been receiv-
ing great rotation on local TV
stations in Jamaica for her 'All
About Love' single.
While on the final night,
July 22, newcomers Alaine and
Cherine Anderson, will help
bring the curtains down on the
show along with international
musical stars. Damian 'Jr. Gong'
Marley and Rihanna. Alaine is


known for tunes like 'No More
Chaka Chaka,' 'I'd Do Any-
thing,' and 'No Ordinary Love.'
Anderson, who turned heads for
her performances in both
'Dancehall Queen' and 'One
Love,' is now creating a new fan
base with her foray into music.
The actress turned singer; has
fans buzzing about her
'dancehall soul' vibe, as evi-
denced on "Good Love."
There's no doubt that all .
four young acts are going to take
the baton passed by top Jamai-
can acts before them and give
fans a treat at this year's Red
Stripe Reggae Sumfest.
By 1968, Holt set off on a
solo career for producers Bunny
Lee and Harry J. From here,
there was no stopping Holt
whose career catapulted him to
stardom with hits like 'Son Of
The Wise', 'Ali Baba', 'A Love
I Can Feel', 'Help Me Make It
Through', and 'If I Were A Car-

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The temperature is already
rising even higher in MoBay as
the countdown to the annual
festival, dubbed the best ever,
continues. Red Stripe Reggae
Sumfest gets officially under-
way on Sunday, July 16th with
the all new free Vibe Island
Beach Party, featuring Jamaica's
hottest selectors and the
"Reggae on the Runway' fash-
ion segment.
'Mad Monday's Mobay'
follows on Monday July 17.
Staged in partnership with the
Hip Strip community, this
event will feature an arts and
craft street fair, cuisine sampling
from hip strip restaurants and
music from Jamaica's biggest
sound systems.
Sumfest continues on
Wednesday, July 19, with the
staging of the 'Top Ranking'
show that will highlight some of
the best years of dancehall mu-
sic, with dancehall's Yellow
Man set to receive a lifetime

achievement awards along with
and reggae's John Holt. Holt
will perform at Ignition on July
21. 'Stormfront the explosive
dancehall night,' featuring the
likes of Beenie Man and Bounti
Killa, follows on Thursday.
night, July 20 while the 'Igni-
tion' concert with 50 Cent
among others, is set for Friday
July 21.
Sumfest 2006 will climax
with 'The Summit' on July 22,.
with Jr. Gong and Rihanna
among those helping to bring the
curtains down on what is des-
tined to be another incredible
show. ?
Key sponsors this year
include Red Stripe, the Ja-:
maica Touffst Board, Air Ja-
maica, Digicel and Oceanl
Spray as well as media part-.:
ners, the Jamaica Observer;';
CVM TV and Fame FM. For
travel packages and more in-
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Cookery Corner

Welcome to the 407th edition of
"Champion Cookery Corner", a
weekly feature giving recipes and
tips on cooking in Guyana.

Coconut (Cocos nucifera) belongs to the Palm familyArecaceae and isfound growing around the
world in lowland, tropical and subtropical habitats. The flesh and milk from the coconut can be
usedin a wide range ofsavoury andsweetrecipes andis a deliciouspart ofmany dishes.

25g / loz Butter
1 Onion, chopped
2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
2.5cm / 1 inch Ginger Root, grated
2 tsp INDI Curry Powder
240ml / 8fl.oz. Chicken Stock
2 tbsp Mango Chutney
1 tbsp Tomato Puree
2 tsp Caster (white) Sugar
210ml / 7fl.oz. Coconut Cream
1 tsp Comflour
1 tbsp Water
4 drops Hot Pepper Sauce
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Melt butter in a medium saucepan until hot, add
the onion, garlic and ginger and saute for 2
minutes. Add the INDI Curry Powder and cook
a further minute. Add the stock, chutney, tomato
puree and sugar, bring to the boil then reduce the
heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the coconut
cream, bring to the boil and cook, stirring, for 2
minutes. Mix the cornflour with a little water to
form a smooth paste then add to the pan and
continue to cook until thickened. Remove from
heat and add lemon juice and pepper sauce and
mix well.
Serve with chicken, beef, veal or lamb.
S. Makes 480ul/16floz

Coconut Squares


1 cup margarine, melted
4 eggs beaten
1 '2 cup light brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
/2 tsp salt
2 cup plain flour
1 tsp Champion Baking Powder
1 cup grated coconut
1 cup chopped nuts, chocolate
chips or chopped dates I


Baking Powder
Custard Powder
Black Pepper



Combine the ingredients and beat well
before folding in the coconut and the
nuts, chocolate chips or dates.

Bake in lightly greased 12V" x 82"
swiss roll tins at 3250F, 1600C for about
40 minutes.

Cut into squares as it cools and remove
from the tins when cold. Makes about 24


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Soccer's iI Udancelled

By Mike Collett-White

LONDON (Reuters)A concert by Jamaican reggae artist Buju
Banton has been cancelled following protests by the local gay
community, the British venue said.
Banton, whose lyrics have been described as homophobic, was
due to play on Wednesday at the Concorde 2 venue in the southern
English seaside resort of Brighton, considered to be Britain's "gay
"Due to unprecedented pressure from the council, members of
the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community and
the police, Concorde 2 hayv been left with no choice other than to


cancel the Buju Banton event," the club said on its Web site.
It added that it was concerned about losing its license were the
gig to go ahead, although it defended the original decision to stage
Concorde 2 sought to assure authorities that Banton would not
perform his most notorious song 'Boom Bye Bye', written in 1992,
which describes a gay man being shot in the head.
"Buju has metamorphosed from a rude boy/teenage phenom-
enon, causing controversy with the track 'Boom Bye Bye' (which
he no longer performs in the UK) into a self assured Rastafarian
deejay and singer," Concorde 2 said.
Welcoming the decision to cancel the gig, local authorities ar-
gued that the question of whether Banton pc'f 'rmed the offending

BRIGHTON Pier in an undated photo. A concert by Jamaican reggae artist Buju Banton has been cancelled following protests
by the gay community in Brighton. (Handout/Reuters)

track or not was irrelevant.
"We weren't interested in seeing his set list," said a spokesman
for the Brighton & Hove city council.
"The position is that tours are usually used to sell records, and
all the offending tracks are still on sale."
The council had warned the club it would consider withdraw-
ing its license had the concert been staged, because it raised.ques-
tions over whether Concorde 2 was helping "to meet the council's
community safety objectives.
"It's questionable how they're doing that by helping promote
records which advocate shooting gay people and pouring acid over
A July 29 concert by another controversial Jamaican reggae act,
Beenie Man, has been cancelled at the Bournemouth International
Center after police raised concerns over the "violent and homopho-
bic nature of song lyrics."
In November, 2004, a venue in Milton Keynes canceled a
gig by Jamaica's Sizzla Kalonji after pressure from gay rights
group Outrage!, which said he advocated killing lesbians and
gay men.

Sean Connerp

to publish views

on life and

By Ian MacKenzie
EDINBURGH (Reuters) Sean Connery, who has said he
would not live in his Scotland again until it became inde-
pendent, is writing a book about his native country mixed
with autobiographical anecdotes, his publishers said.
Canongate Books of Edinburgh said it had acquired world
English-language rights to the film star's memoirs, 'Connery's
Scotland', in conjunction with Polygon.
"Our goal is to produce a very readable, visually stimulat-
ing and hopefully intriguing
history of Scotland, with
personal discoveries,"
Connery said in a statement.
Best known for his
screen portrayal of fictional
British spy James Bond,
...Connery will work in col-
S l elaboration with writer and
C Connery, the Edinburgh-
born son of a truck driver,
worked together with Grigor
on an award-winning docu-
mentary, 'Sean Connery's
Edinburgh'. The star now
lives in the Bahamas.
The Herald newspaper quoted Grigor as saying: "The con-
tent of the book is not quite all settled, and we have just been
discussing exactly what will go into it."
Canongate said the book would be published in September
next year to coincide with the 300th anniversary of the politi--
cal union of Scotland and England in 1707.
Canongate said it would include "his unique take on the in-
dividuals, often unrecognized, who have played their part in
Scotland's extraordinary history."
The 75-year-old actor, who rose from milkman and local
model to superstardom, has been a keen backer of the Scottish
National Party (SNP) which seeks Scottish independence from
the United Kingdom.
Canongate declined to say what Connery would be paid.
The Scotsman newspaper suggested two years ago, when
reporting Connery was interested in writing his memoirs, that
he could expect bids of three million pounds ($5.5 million) or
more from publishers.
Canongate publisher Jamie Byng said his firm was "abso-
lutely thrilled" to be publishing Connery.
"Not only is it going to be a fascinating and revelatory book
about Scotland, but Sir Sean is a natural storyteller with his
own great story to tell.
"Co-publishing with Hugh Andrew and his team at Poly-
gon adds another exciting dimension to what is going to
be one of the biggest publishing projects Canongate has
ever been involved in."

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