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


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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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THE Council for Human and
Social Development
to analyse data and prioritise
action with regard to the
risks, violence and vulner-
ability in primary and sec-
ondary schools.
Chairman. Barbadian Edu-
cation Information Minister,
Mr. Anthony Wood said yes-
terday at an end of COHSOD
press conference at Le Meridien
Peg-asus thai t e subject has
been of increasing concern in the
Caribbean over the past five
He said that Health and
Family Life Education (HFLE)
were also discussed since chil-
dren and youths are confronted
with problems which prevent
them from maximising their true
COHSOD decided that
HFLE must be at the heart of
the professional preparation of-
fered to all teachers' colleges to
help children change attitudes.
Quality assurance in the
education system and the reten-
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dressed at the three-day meet-
ing which began on October 19
under the theme 'Investing in
Human Resources with Equity'.
Wood said that the
COHSOD considered a presen-
tation by the Caribbean Exanmi-
nations Council (CXC) on its
revised proposals for the Car-
ibbean Certificate of Secondary
Level Competence (CCSC) to
ensure quality assuirtncc in edii-
He addedI that CO11SOD
also considered a proposal for
the establishment of a Profes-
sional Body lor teacher Edluca-
lion tabled b\ the CGoverninent
of Trinidad and [obago.
"It (COIHlSOD) recognized
that having achieved basic pri-
mary education for all and 70
per cent enrollment in secondary
education in the Americas.
member states needed to turn
their attention fronm education in
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REGIONAL representatives at the press conference yesterday at Le Meridien Pegasus. At centre is Chairman, Mr.
Anthony Woods, Education Minister of Barbados. Flanking him are (left) Education Minister, Mr. Shaik Baksh and Minister
of Labour, Mr. Manzoor Nadir. (Picture by Delano Williams)

Additionally. COHSOD re-
ceived a report on the meeting
of the Working Group on
Teacher Education which ad-
dressed strategies for the estab-
lishment of quality assurance
mechanisms for teacher educa-
tion in the region.
The Legal Aflairs Comluit-
e'e also approved thc Inter-
Go\ernmental A,\greemlllent or
the Establishmlent of lie Car(ib-
bean Co('O unlllllUlitl\ ccrilediltiol
Acenc\ for 1dilticaiio alnd \", ood
noted that:i the ('Coinuiiimiol
Council of Miinisles lis already
approved a budget for the
agency which will be launched
ne\t year.
And in an effort to retain
skilled labour in the Carib-
bean region, several mena-
sures were proposed includ-

ing the reorientation of
higher education system to-
wards providing skills in de-
mand. improvement of work-
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With regards to labour,
COHSOD looked at the estab-
lishment of minimum agreed so-
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Caribbean Single Market and
Economnv and concluded tha:
til' eight core International
Labour Organisation (ILO)
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flie ('COllSOD) reconm-
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compulsory labour; the aboli-
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Additionally, the Secretariat
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Iraqi forces clash, Bush

talks of changing tactics

By Jaafar Abd Al-SahibI

SUWAYRA, Iraq (Reuters)
Shi'ite militias battled Iraqi
police for a second day run-
ning and a mortar attack
killed more than a dozen
people yesterday, as Presi-
dent Bush talked of chang-
ing tactics.
There was confusion over
the death toll in the mortar as-
sault after nightfall in
Mahmudiya, south of Baghdad.
State television said it killed 30
people and wounded more than
50. Police and interior ministry
sources put the toll at 16. add-
ing the attack had been on a
"Our goal in Iraq is clear
and unchanging: Our goal is vic-
tory. What is changing are the
tactics we use to achieve that
goal," Bush said in his weekly
radio address.
Worsening violence in the
Shi'ite heartland is testing the
Shi'ite-led government's ability
to rein in militias and exposing
a power struggle in the ruling
Shi'ite coalition that threatens
to further complicate the U.S.
task in Iraq.
"Attacks have grown sig-

nificantly during the first weeks
of the Muslim holy- month of
Ramadan.'" Bush said. "The last
few weeks have been rough for
our troops in Iraq and for the
Iraqi people."
More than 2,700 U.S. sol-
diers have died in Iraq since the
U:S.-led invasion in 2003. At
least 73 U.S. troops have been
killed in October alone, a pace
that if continued will make it one
of the deadliest months for U.S.
"We will continue to be flex-
ible, and make every necessary
change to prevail in this struggle,"
said Bush, facing mnid-termn elec-
tions in which voter discontent
over the war has emergeId as a
top issue.
The escalation in Shi'ite in-
fighting comes as Shi'itls and
Sunnis are engaged in a vicious
sectarian conlil land insurgents
are ballling both Iraqi govern-
iment and U.S. troops.
Bush held a videoconference
with Vice President Dick Chenes.
Defence Secretary Donald
Rumsfeld. top White House of-
ficials and U.S. military officials
in Iraq yesterday.
There is a growing demand
from Republicans and Democrats

alike for a change in approach,
with suggestions ranging from
more U.S. Troops to dialogue
with Syria andI Iran to a with-
drawal of American forces from
thile country.
U.S. Secretary of Slate
Condoleezza Rice said Bush
did not plan a major review of
"Given the problems of
violence in Iraq and the fact
that the violence is not coming
down to the degree that people
would have hoped, there will be
a lot of discussion about how
we address that," she told re-
porters travelling w\\ith her to
But a ilmember ol Bush's
Republican Paru., Sen. tOlyim-
pia Sno\\ c. told The Washing-
ton Post: "I don'l think there's
anv question about,. that
there w\\ill hbe a change in llhie
U.S. strategy in Iral q after the
November 7 elections.

Iraqi Police Lieutenant Ali
Naamah said violence erupted
in Suwavra after some 150
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attacked a police station in tllhe
Tigris town 45 km (30 miles)
south of Baghdad. Eight guninCen
A Sadi spokesman said the
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troops backed by helicopters on
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caused b\ Iribal feuding and a
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Badi lriglade close to SCIRI.
Under mounting U.S. pressure,
Shi'ile piemiiier Nuri al-Maliki has
pledged to disband militias. But
Maliki is dependent on lparies with
ties to the militias. Sadr has a large
bloc in parlimncent which provides
key support to Maliki's coalition
and moving against him could
weaken Maliki's 5-month-old gov-
The Shi'ite south is still
peaceful compared to western
and central Iraq where a Sunni
Arab insurgency is raging. But
the bitter power struggles
among Shi'ite groups are raising
questions about whether U.S.
troops will be able to turn over
security to Iraqis in the south
as planned.
At the heart of the in-
fighting among the once-op-
pressed but newly powerful
Shi'ite majority are Sadr, a
young radical cleric with sup-
port among poor Shi'ites, and
Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, who
heads the more traditional
Supreme Council for the Is-
lamic Revolution in Iraq
(SCIRI), the largest party in
the coalition.

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U.S. says North Korea trying

to escalate nuclear crisis

By Sue Pleming

MOSCOW (Reuters) -U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza
Rice cast doubt on reports that North Korea had pledged
not to stage another nuclear test, saying yesterday it
seemed instead bent on escalating the crisis.
News reports had raised hopes that tension was easing on
Friday by saying North Korean leader Kim Jong-il had told
China's special envoy Tang Jiaxuan this week he planned no
further nuclear tests.
But Rice met Tang in Beijing on Friday and later told re-
porters travelling on to Moscow with her:
"Tang did not tell me that Kim Jong-il either apologised
for the test or said that he would not ever test again."
Russia is the last stop on Rice's five-day trip to rally sup-
port for U.N. economic and weapons sanctions, imposed a week
ago to punish Pyongyang for its October 9 underground nuclear
test explosion.
Little emerged from her talks yesterday evening with Rus-
sian President Vladimir Putin.
Kremlin press secretary Alexei Gromov said Rice had briefed
the president on her trip to Seoul, Tokyo and Beijing.
"The president and secretary of state exchanged views on
issues related to North Korea and questions linked to nuclear
non-proliferation," Interfax news agency quoted him as saying.
The talks also focused on "forthcoming Russian-U.S. con-
tacts at the highest level," the statement said without elaborat-
Rice had earlier played down reports Kim had told Beijing
he "regretted" the test. condemned internationally, including by
China, the North's closest ally and economic lifeline.
"The Chinese did not, in a fairly thorough briefing to me,
say anything about an apology." she said. "The North Kore-
ans. I think, would like to see an escalation of the tension."
She also questioned whether Pyongyang intended to return
to six-party talks, stalled for nearly a year.
Kim Kye-gwan, North Korea's top nuclear negotiator, ear-
lier told U.S. television Pyongyang hoped to return to the table.

North Korea has boycotted the talks, which bring together
the two Koreas, the United States, Japan, Russia and China,
because Washington, accusing it of counterfeiting money, is im-
posing restrictions on its external financing.
South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper quoted an unidenti-
fied diplomatic source in Beijing as saying Kim had told Tang
that Pyongyang would resume talks if Washington ended its
financial sanctions. But Rice said they would remain.
"The financial measures are a legal process which has to
do with counterfeiting money. The (U.S.) president has made
very clear at every turn that he is going to defend the U.S. cur-
rency,." she said.
China's Xinhua news agency quoted Tang as saying the
United States should take a more flexible attitude toward North
Korea, a view which Russia echoed yesterday.
"Settling financial problems in relations between the United
States and North Korea would have consid-. able importance
in creating conditions for the resumption of the talks," Russia's
Interfax news agency quoted Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
as telling the Kuwaiti news agency in an interview.
Rice's visits to Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing were overshad-
owed by speculation that North Korea would conduct a sec-
ond nuclear test. But on Friday reports said Kim had told Tang
no more nuclear tests were planned.
South Korea's Yonhap news agency quoted a diplomatic
source as saying: "I understand he (Kim) expressed clearly there
was no plan to conduct nuclear tests."
Rice won few commitments from China and South Korea
on implementing sanctions on their impoverished neighbour.
China is seen as having the greatest potential leverage but
fears instability and a potential wave of refugees.should sanc-
tions prompt North Korea's collapse.
North Korea said. it was ready for any crisis and would
"react to the aggressors' play with fire with dreadful strike of
Its official KCNA news agency said yesterday that U.S.
pressure for sanctions. backed by Japan and South Korea., was
aimed at suffocating the country. .
"This development is pushing the situation to the worst
phase of confrontation and the eve of war," it said. "The
army and people ... are fully ready to become l'uman bul-
lets and bombs in defending Korean-style socialism, their
dignity and life."

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SUNDAY CHRONICLE October 22, 2006

Lula's lead widens

before Brazil runoff

(Reuters) Brazilian Presi-
dent Luiz Inacio Lula da
Silva widened his lead over
rival Geraldo Alckmin to 24
points in a poll released on
Friday that showed him
poised to win re-election in
the October 29 runoff.
A survey by lbope polling
firm released by TV Globo
showed Lula would win 62 per
cent of the valid votes, com-
pared with 57 per cent in a poll
released on October 12, as he
brushed off the effects of a re-
cent political scandal.
Alckmin, a former Sao
Paulo state governor and a con-
servative favoured by many
business leaders, would win 38
per cent of valid votes, down
from 43 per cent last week. The
poll, carried out on Wednesday
and Thursday, surveyed 3,010
voters and had a margin of er-
ror of 2 percentage points.
Ibope's data confirmed the
trend shown in two polls pub-
lished earlier this week. Lula had
a 20-point advantage in a
Datafolha survey released on
Tuesday and a 22-point lead in
a Vox Populi poll issued on

Lula who campaigned in the
central agricultural state of
Minas Gerais on Friday spoke
of his victory as certain.
"You can be sure that Bra-
zil will be much better in 2010
when we finish our second
term," Lula told some 4,000
Lula. Brazil's first working-
class president, was expected to
win the election in the first round
on October 1, but a political scan-
dal, in which police caught aides in
his Workers' Party trying to buy a
dossier intended to smear oppo-
nents, undermined his campaign.
As in previous corruption
scandals that have plagued his
government, Lula says he was
unaware of the dirty tricks plot
and acknowledged he would
face punishment if an investiga-
tion showed money from his
campaign was involved in the
The effects of the scandal
have largely worn off, but a po-
lice investigation of the dossier
scandal may still provide the
opposition with new pretexts to
attack Lula.
On Friday, police said Lula's
secretary, Gilberto Carvalho,
spoke to one of the aides who

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the day the scandal broke out
last month. Carvalho said he
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"1 hope that a request for
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throw civil servants out of work
to put Brazil's fiscal house in
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economic growth, at 2.3 per
cent last year, is too meagre
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Editorial Viewpoint By RICKEY SINGH

THERE ARE two issues of national importance that I feel
should be treated with priority and impartiality across the
political divide.
These are the restructuring of the Guyana Elections
Commission (GECOM) to bring an end to the highly
controversial and undesirable practice of its politicisation with
equal representation by nominees of parliamentary parties and
a chairman chosen by the President, in his discretion, from a
list of names submitted by the Opposition Leader.
This formula, originally recommended by President Jimmy
Carter for the October 1992 elections, evidently proved useful
as part of the overall arrangements for the restoration of electoral
democracy after successively rigged elections, since 1968, during
the dispensation of governance by the People's National
It has since become equally evident that the formula,
intended specifically for the 1992 elections, has lost its appeal
amid recurring and costly time-wasting squabbles, to say the
least, among political nominees seemingly committed more to
party loyalty than objectively performing their functions with
perceived diligence and integrity.
The Commonwealth Observer Group, which was
among overseas monitoring missions for the August 28
regional and national elections, has been quite explicit in
its report in favour of a reconfiguration of GECOIM, the
sooner the better.
The very significant fact that. like ALL other observer
missions the Commonwealth team had endorsed the August 28
poll as free and fair. should in no way preclude an objective
critical review by the governing and opposition parties in
changing the structure and functions of GECOM.
They need to consider why Guyana should not seek to be
more responsive to electoral arrangements and institutional

mechanisms as exist in other CARICOM states, instead of
prolonging the composition of an elections body whose
uniqueness in our Community of sovereign states today seems
as undesirably complex, if not also undemocratic, in the manner
parties are permitted to contest elections and parliamentary
representatives are chosen.
In the prevailing circumstances, the governing and
opposition parties ought to pay some attention to current
political developments in Jamaica in relation to elections
campaign financing and the creation of an independent
Elections Commission accountable to Parliament.
The Electoral Commission (Interim) Act, approved in the
Jamaica Senate last week, provides for the transformation of
the Electoral Advisory Committee (EAC) to an Elections
Commission comprising representation based on professional,
technical merit and not party affiliation.
Among the proposed "legal teeth", the Jamaica Elections
Commission will have supervisory powers over campaign
financing. Other examples of an elections mechanism and its
functioning that Guyana could consider would be what obtains
in Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago.

THE second issue of national importance pertains to
various calls, according to statements/letters in the local
media, for an independent probe into the mysterious and
quite alarming disappearance of 33 AK-47 rifles and five
pistols from the armoury of the Guyana Defence Force.
Some of the recovered stolen weapons have since been
identified as having been used in acts of murder and armed
robberies by captured criminals.
Necessity for a Commission of Inquiry becomes
increasingly clear with tlie contradictions, thlie double-speak of
top security officials (police and army) and lingering unanswered

questions on how such a major theft could have gone
undetected and unresolved, for so long with no CREDIBLE
explanation offered to the PUBLIC.
A letter writer in the Stabroek News last week, signed R.
Cumberbatch, argued strongly in favour of an independent probe
and raised some very pertinent questions why this ought to be
done in the national interest.
President Bharrat Jagdeo should perhaps explain why
he does not think it necessary assuming he really feels
this way.
As happened in the case of the high-level Presidential
Commission of Inquiry into allegations made against then
Home Affairs Minister Ronald Gajraj, that found "NO
CREDIBLE (my emphasis) evidence" to involve him
in raging allegations of extra-judicial killing of persons",
the Chief of Staff of the GDF, Edward Collins, may well
find it useful, in his own professional interest and the
integrity of the army he leads, to welcome an independent
probe into those stolen guns.


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Case of T&T Government vs the opposition

WHILE in Jamaica pre-elections party politics remain focused
on the so-called 'Trafigura scandal', and Prime Minister
Portia-Simpson Miller mulls her options, across in Trinidad
and Tobago, Prime Minister Patrick Manning finds himself in
an unenviable position amid growing speculations of a likely
snap national poll.
NManning's worry is far different to that of Sinmpson-Miller's.
But it is a position in which no head of government in a democratic
state would like to be placed. Indeed, it is quite unique.
Last week. the Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister was con-
fronted with the unprecedented political development in our region's
post-indepeadence systems of governance of having to face public
reprimand from both his Attorney General (John Jercmic) and the
Director of Public Prosecution (Geoffrey Henderson).
His offence was to have crossed the bounds of recognized po-
litical correctness last Sunday when he went on the warpath
against parliamentary opponents of the fledgling Congress of People
(COP). including its leader and
former Central Bank Governor,
Winston Dookeran.
At the tinime. Manning was ad-
dressing the 41st Annual Conven-
tion of his ruling People's National
Movement (PNM) which is confi- "' "
dently boasting of a third consecu- -
tive term in government when a
new election is held whether be- "
fore Christmas or after Cricket .
World Cup 2007.11
Manning was evidently stung
by a statement in parliament a few
days earlier (October 13) by
Dookeran challenging him to ex-
plain to the public exactly what
"prior knowledge" he. as then Op- PRIME MINISTER
position Leader. had claimed to PATRICK MANNING
have about the aborted Musliiceni
coup of July 27. 1990, according to 'Hansard' (official record of
parliament ).

There wais also hantiin atl the limle. an:ohlier challenge froll
Dookerain. for a televised! hlebilt w\iilth Manning on liet 200()/2007
budget which the ('OP leadr has missed'. due to an adnmilltted laill
of his own.
Once on tll e oi lel siie i allis I ookeraln. caricaliring ltiii as
D1Mr. l)uick l and Riiun" (pla\ iin \\iltl ti' ,in,l ofl his name ldook
'ran') lor failing li be pre'-,,'1l i, ii I l. i t.n. I-hidgl e debate. Mall
nin' chose (t erl'i d,'r.: t A In 'l ',', i t'inilio by challenging the COP

leader to "send packing" two of his parliamentary colleagues.
According to Manning,. tie MPs were "corrupt. dishonest nis-
crealnts" when they serO'\d as cabinetl miniiisters (ill a then [ UNC go\ -
The Prinme Minister called no names buti his innuendoes were
nore than implicit as lie boasted of his knowledge that thlie two al-
leged political "miiscreants" would soon be caught by the law for
their "sins of stealing imoie\ from tlie people of Tl'rinidad and To-
Mainning was to haic experienced, to his undoubtedly deep dis-
coforit tlie public rebuke that awaited hliin front unexpected quar-
lers the following day (October 1Id).
He discovered that while there may be conflicting inter-
pretations about his reported "prior knowledge" of the
Muslimeen's coup attempt against the government of then
Prime Minister ANR Robinson, (of which Dookeran was a se-
nior cabinet minister), the implications of his outburst against
alleged corrupt MPs on the opposition benches, were simply
too much for both Attorney General Jeremie and DPP

Probably against the backdrop of the earlier controversies that
had raged over claimed political ilnterferelnces by tlie offices of the
Prime Minister. AG and DPP involving alleged inappropriate cotn-
duct by embattled Chief Justice Satnarine Sharnia (a matter cur-
rently before the Privy Council in London) botli .eremic and
llenderson swiftly distanced hliemttselves froni aln\ inference of in1-
volvemienl in pending legal action against the unidentified COP par-
The Allorney General was to tell the media that hle had already
spoken with Ihe Prime Minister about tlie implications of his slate-
iiinl nit ade on "a political plall'rmn" (PNM convention).
The DPP was more specific in declaring itlha lie had "no knowl-
edge" of llie allegations by the Prinme Minister and Ihat his office
had no files on pending legal acltio on corruption allealion< *''" ..
any MP. as mentioned bIv Mi *.,,- -
ilenderson wentl further by charging that thle Iritme Minister
was "otil of place" to alttellpl to undermine 1ilt indepenidenceC of
the I)PP's office. IFo his part. C'OP leader l)ookerain, has accused
Mallnninig i o misiusing his olTice to "lay polilics\\s iii the I tislic
In relalioln l llIte aborlltcd MliislilitIcni coup, it ,o lihappeneWd Illii
lino oly Mlannilng bilt also licin leader of thle I INC. Ha,, a Pl'anda\.
later lo become Priime Minislcir, wa:s also surprisingly absent Iromi
the I louse of RcIpresenltative tlhatl ll'inoon of July' 27. 1990. \\he
limam Ai \bu aki and his MNuisiiiikcn disciples stormet'd ilC'ahimimai
buildin I.
Pandasv had failed Io shoss uip lor thie session while N! ,ningi


had left early. According to his PNM's statement last Wednesday.
he had walked out because heI was disgusteded" by the contribution
being made by Dookeran (then acting Primne Minister).

What is of striking relevance is not whose interpretation is
accepted of Hansard's account of "prior knowledge" of the
Muslimeen coup. Rather, why successive governments, start-
ing from what had remained of Prime Minister Robinson's ad-
ministration in 1990 to those of Manning's PNM and Panday's
UNC, and back to Manning's had failed to establish
an independent Commission of Inquiry into that Janaat-al-
Muslim's grab for state power.
It was a tragedy that resulted in at least 27 known deaths:
widespread destruction and damage, and Prime Minister Robinson
wounded by gunfire and held hostage. To this day. there are still
no credible explanations why the public inquiry has not taken
Equally disturbing, and quite related, is why the Manning ;ad
ministration has not yet taken legal action to have Abu Bakr's Jamaat
pay up, as authorised by the court, approximately USS10 million
('T'$60 million) owed to the state for destruction and
damage resulting from the aborted 1990) coup.
What is known is that the foderhd plyed poli- i. t leader had played poli-
tics in lavour 1,i ine NC and PNM at successive general elec-
tions as lie kept switching support.
I'here. therefore. continues to be troubling questions that could
perhaps best be answered -including who knew what and when -
by an independent Colnmlission of Inqtuiry into the 1990 Muslimcen
To judge Iroin irevailing o illnonis of the goveCrning and opposi-
lion parties, the ghost of thal utnsutccCssful grab lor stale power.
and failure to have an indepeidelnt public probe could well be a
haunting factor for the colinig general election.
Another sensitive and divisive issue could he alleged po-
litical attempts to undermine tilhe independence ofl' the justice
administration system, with lasi i'eek's unique reprimandn'
of a Primel Minister surfacing as a controversial reference

SUNDAY CHRONICLE October 22, 2006f



dog, according to some people.
I guess it's because it is in yIll nature to be a fine person.
AT BREAKFAST last week. United States Ambassador David (Fine in this sense, is a different thing to those who call
Robinson said he was on a one-man mission to fatten me. magga dog. Well. 1w\hile I knosw a lot of people like me, I know
That's because, since he took up his posting here, I have been are those 11ho hate me and look upon mie as a mnagga dog. N
among his regular media guests invited to dine while meeting l isit- \Woofo!
ing officials of the U.S. Government. I like eating and mixing w\ ith people, and I tx\ easily. t 'n
And those of you who know me know I ami not a fat man. I lot of people I kno \\ho, wlihen tllc\ are out. eed to get a c
am a magga (slimn) man (some people call me a magga dog) anid that's of beets or hate er inside thllem to ake some hicli ls (or bi
what probably prompted Ambassador Robinson's aside to mne al head or be able to feel mello\) ., getting along w11it otlltCs ct
breakfast last week. naturally to mIe.
Well. guess what': That's mission impossible. Mr Am\lbassa- Naturally though, there are those you comnie across
dor. I am a fine man and a lot of people over the years ha\c given youl iistincti ely dislike, and trained journalist that I ;
up trying to fatten me. have learnt over the years to trust myt instincts, and they
Beer drinking. they say, gives a mtan a beer belly and beer belly not let me down. There are some people you come across
men are not good to look. And in m heavy beer-drinking days. 1 youi just can't like. (Arf! Ar l To those who call me maggal
was the only one in my beer-drinking posse without a beer belly. I am such a fine mi\er that I aim an Hlonorary Rasta on
It was a constant source of mystery to my beer-drinking bud- and a fresh halaal mineat-eatling lower thle next day.
dies, always fighting the battle of the bulging beer belly. that I \was I am also a seven curries man and I yesterday enjoyed ric
guzzling so much beer so often and still stayed a fine man. seven curries served up for l)i\ali lunch fromt a fallily close
See what U R up against, Mr Ambassador?! that's tnot even Hindiu.
At one time, my fine man built bothered me and I asked a doc- Andi I am looking forw ard to the fine dishes coming iup
tor why I was not putting on weight. others also close to Inme for Eid-ul-Fitr Itonmorrow or 'Tuesday.
He asked whether I perspire a lot and when I replied yes, he And I enjoy Chinese food, and cook-up. and pepperpot
said my body burns up energy fast and there was nothing to worry\ metagee, and dhall and rice, and curried chicken and rice, and
about. I stopped worrying and I have stayed a fine man, a magga puri and bhunjal curry. and curried duck and curried muttor


stew fish and rice. and etc..
etc., etc.
me a I eat regularly from a
there Brazilian restaurant and. the "f
Woof! fine man that I am I enjoy
fine food all around.
like a And I am still a fine
couple main a magga (ldog to some. But I guess it's what puts me
build a among those who view things differently and who mix easily
otnes in a country that's so mixed up that it's got a lot of people
mixed ulp.
who It's our mixture of six races, of different cultures. of different
alm. I religions,. and \ieswss. that makes us so different to so many other
Iha e countries.
; who And wouldn't it be so much better if more of us learnt to mix
dog). with others easier. blending ses en curries with halaal dishes, and
e da\ chipping in dhall with Rasta ital. and stirring up cook-up and metagee
with some Chinese and Amerindian dishes, and whatever and what-
e and ever?
to me I am a magga dog to some (woof! woof!), but to those who
hail me as a fine Guyanese man with a love for fine food (and fine
from people!!!). 1 say later down. salaam, namaste, peace. salutations.
blessings and whatever and whatever.
t. and And this fine man eagerly looks forward to more fatten-
dhall ing sessions with Ambassador Robinson, and others, intent on
I, and staying a fine man.

Lobbying in U.S. important

to Caribbean interests

(The writer is a business executive and former Caribbean
diplomat who publishes widely on small states in the
global community)

A STRONG lobby for Caribbean interests in Washington
is becoming increasingly more important as, despite rheto-
ric to the contrary, governments of other countries are ag-
gressively seeking the U.S. government's attention.
The need for a strong lobby in Washington on issues vital
to the region has been advocated by several regional conunmen-
tators, me included. Others include David Jessop, Director of
the Caribbean Council for Europe, Dr Anthony Bryan. Profes-
sor Emeritus at the University of Miami, and Dr David Lewis.
Vice President of Manchester Trade based in Washington.
A few weeks ago I drew attention to the latest initiative
by European Union (EU) tax officials to try to extend the LEu-
ropean Union Savings D'rectivc (EUSD) to Hong Kong,
Singapore, Japan, Macao, Bahrain, Dubai, Canada and the Ba-
hamas. and I urged that the Caribbean keep a close eye on this
development in order to protect their low-lax .jurisdictions and
preserve their financial services industry.
The EUSD requires countries either to provide informa-
tion on interest paid into the bank accounts of lU citizens to
the tax collectors in their country of origin, or to apply a with-
holding tax on the interest payments that is then remitted to
the revenue departments of the relevant EU countries.
I pointed out that when, in 2001. Ihe Organisation for Eco-
nomic Cooperation and Development (OEiCD) launched its
"Harniful Tax Competition Initiative" in which it blacklisted
several Caribbean countries, EU countries were the principal
advocates of the initiative.
I also recalled that. fortunately, the Republican adminis-
r;'"i",n which came to power in the United Slates under Presi-
dent George W. Bush, disagreed with the high-tlax stance im-
plicit in the OECD initiative, and this helped to weaken ithe
OECD resolve, and dampened the enthusiasm for punishing ju-
risdictions with low tax offshore financial cencres.
On October llth, EU Ambassadors gave (lie European
('E.imipnission (EC) a iandatiie tol start exploratory talks oni
the EUSIJS) With Hong Kong,"apore aud Miactao. This

mandate is significant because just the week before
Singapore refused to discuss the matter with the EU, and
Hong Kong indicated that it would not provide informa-
tion on the finances of foreigners. Nonetheless, EU Am-
bassadors proceeded with their mandate.
Then, as David Jessop wrote recently. during negotiations
between EU and Caribbean countries over the EU's proposed
Economic Partnership Agree-
ments, Caribbean representa-
tives rejeclcd proposals from
Europe thatt sought to place
conditions on the availability of
development assistance if the -
region did not fully comply
with OlECD financial services '
initiatives". Nonetheless,. the -
IV' has "reserved the light t to
reintroduce these issues into
negotiations at a later stage".
In the mieantimue. the
OE()'IC has been lobbying ithe
II.S. Congress toi reverse lin-
gutage that s1'as include in the
I Foreign Operations aipropnia-
tion bill tlhati wo ld liat\e LC
stopped thle ()lD'l) from pur-
sutinig imeasuires against compelitlion fIn u low-l ax jirislicltions.
According o Tihe Washlinglon Times ne\\sp)aiper, tle lead
ofl the ()ECD's Wasliinglon office has ritten tio U.S. SeLnale atnd
admIlinistratioln officials requesting "that this language hbe reversed".
This is a further sign thatl lie OEC1)D, pushed by EliU coun-
tries, still has offshore financial services and lax coinpelilion
very mulch on tlieir agenda and efforts are being made lo bring
vv I Itsi .........
.. \'ashlinuiioll
in ithe absence of strong lobbying ll e i .I ...
by Caribbean and other countries whlichi waL l Io ide\elop Oil-
shore financial services, te U.S. Cong'!e-, will be hearing ithe
O(I'D) line, and Imay bie iLtmpteld Io daince to I.t
A lld., while Ih e ci pa C: ils to t;o ipetle itt !u;.>ic;,ltt o!t es., is
lll)ol lilll i h< (1 11C nU ll ;il "- ltC n ,, ,': "i i--:. '++ 0,:I,;1

lobbying in Washington is important.
Dealing with a complaint earlier this year by Trinidad and
Tobago's Prime Minister. Patrick Manning, that there is a lack
of interest in the region by the U.S. in matters of trade and
drug trafficking. Professor Anthony Bryan said that the twin-
island state needed "a strong lobby in Washington". Professor
Bryan is reported to have made the pointed remark that stay-
ing in the Caribbean and complaining about the U.S. will not
Dr David Lewis, from a vantage point in Washington it-
self. \where his organisation sees groups of countries intensely
lobbying the U.S. administration and Congress on issues vital
to their welfare, has long argued that the Caribbean needs to
engage the U.S. proactively.
HIe has pointed out that Caribbean Ministers met the former
U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman who left his post one
week after tile meeting. biut tlie Caribbean is yet to adl ance tlihe
region's itraIe aind inlesltient inlteress with his replacelient Situ-
sati Slchl ab.
On October 13lh,. a iU.S. CARICO)lM iradle and il\esliiienl
comlllittee nl't. It \\as anll illiporlain ml feeling. bill for Carib-
beaIn needs Io be atdliressed illn tade rrIatgeenlts. lthe U.S. Con-
cic's"s needs to be on board.
'lis \\as obh\iout it i \ \iasn' already\ in lihe passage
reLenll\ t l t 11n iiiliedilmenli o Ihle \WeserL l eni ii'sphere Travel
liiitill\e \\ Iicli icIluirie I '.S. passengers on til-pliLnes entering
tlle U.S. from tlie Caribbean o iholdi \alid passporlts from Jalu-
ary 2007. When this bill wsas passed, exenlditlg the deailline to
21)0) Ior travellers from Mexico andil C('anadia. most of the Con-
gressmenic, il io voted for it. wcere unaware of hlie implications
for tlie C(arbbean's vital lourisl induslr .
Lobbying in iWashinglton is nol genifleclin2g atl the altar of
po\\er or patndering to te U.S.: itl is simple recLgnising howl
decisions are male, aind acting to ensure that our coinltry's
inileests are understood.
After, :ill the U.S. is still the Caribbean's biggest trad-
s *--till the lpriime provider of tourists to the re-
gin,; s ii -r .'-sl tunumber of (Caribbean people
gimi" still home to i tle
,outside the area.
RsXpn:s' ti: riutn=ldratdersZ9 'irhotma_

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8 SUNDAY CHRONICLE October 22, 2006

The Human Cost of the Iraq War

THE final indignity, if you
are an Iraqi who was shot for
accidentally turning into the
path of a U.S. military con-
voy (they thought you might
be a terrorist), or blown apart
by a car bomb or an air
strike, or tortured and mur-
dered by kidnappers, or just
for being a Sunni or a Shia,
is that President George W.
Bush and Prime Minister
Tony Blair will deny that
your death happened. The
script they are working from
says (in Mr. Bush's words last
December) that only "30,000,
more or less" have been
killed in Iraq during and
since the invasion inl March,
So they have a huge inicen-
tive to discredit the report in the
British medical journal 'The
Lancet' this week that an extra
655.000 Iraqis have died since
the invasion in excess of the
natural death rate: 2.5 per cent
of the population. "1 don't con-
sider it a credible report." said
Mr. Bush. without giving any
reason why he didn't. "It is a
fairly small sample they have
taken and they have extrapo-
lated it across the country,"
said a spokesman of the Brit-
ish Foreigln Office. as if that
were an invalid methodology.
But it's not.
The study, led by Dr Les
Roberts and a team of epidemi-
ologists from the Bloomberg
School of Public Health at
Johns Hopkins University in

Baltimore, was based on a sur-
vey of 1.849 households, con-
taniing 12.801 people, at 47 dif-
ferent locations chosen at ran-
dom in Iraq. Teams of four Iraqi
doctors two men and two
women went from house to
house and asked the residents if
anybody had died in their fam-
ily since January. 2002 (fifteen
months before the invasion).
If anybody had, they then
inquired when and how the per-
son had died. They asked for
death certificates, and in 92 per
cent of cases the families pro-
duced them. Then the Johns
Hopkins team of epidemiolo-
gists tabulated the statistics and
drew their conclusions.
The most striking thing in
the study, in terms of credibil-
ity, is that the pre-war death rate
in Iraq for the period January
2002-March 2003, as calculated
from their evidence, \\was 5.5 per
thousand per year. That is vir-
tually identical to the U.S. gov-
ernment estimate of the death
rate in Iraq for the same period.
Then, from the same evidence.
they calculate that the death
rate since the invasion has been
13.3 per thousand per year. The
difference between the pre-war
and post-\\war death rates over a
period of forty months is
665.000 deaths.
More precisely, the deaths
reported by the 12.801 people
surveyed, when extrapolated to
the entire country, indicates a
range of between 426,369 and
793,663 excess deaths but the

sample is big enough that the
estimate of about 665,000 has
a 95 per cent certainty. What the
Johns Hopkins team has done
in Iraq is a more rigorous ver-
sion of the technique that is
used to calculate deaths in south-
ern Sudan and the eastern
Congo. To reject it. you miusi
either reject the whole discipline
of statistics, or you iiiusl quCes
tion the professional integrity\ of
those doing the survey.
The study. which \was
largely financed by the Nlassa-
chusetts Institute of,
Technology's Center for Inter-
national Studies, has been re-
viewed by four independent
experts. One of them. PaIul
Bolton of Boston University,
called the methodology "'excel-
lent" and said it was standard
procedure in a wide range of
studies he has worked on: "You
can't be sure of the exact nIum-
ber, but you can be quite s ure
that you are in thile right
This is not a political smear
job. Johns Hopkins University.
Boston University and MIT are
not fly-by-night institutions.
and people \\ho work there
have academic reputations to
protect. "'The Lancet'. founded
182 ars ago. is one of thlie old-
est and most respected medical
journals in the world. These
numbers are real. So what do
the\ mean'.
T\\ o-lhirds of a million
Iraqis have died since the in-
vasion who would almost all

be alive if it had not hap-
pened. Human Rights Watch
has estiniated that between
250,000 and 290,000 Iraqis
were killed during Saddam
Hussein's twenty-year rule.
so perhaps 40,000 people
might have been killed by'
SaddaLm between the invasion
and now if he had stayed in
poswser. (Though probably
not anything like that many.
really, because the great ma-
jority of Saddam's killings
happened during crises like
the Kurdish rebellion of the
late 1980s and the Shia revolt
after the 1990-91 Gulf War.)
Of the 650.000 excess
deaths since March. 2003, only
about 50.000 can be attributed
to stress, malnutrition, the col-
lapse of medical services as
doctors flee abroad, and other

side-effects of the
occupation. All the rest are vio-
lent deaths, and 31 per cent are
directly due to the actions of
foreign "coalition" forces.
The most disturbing thing is
the breakdown of the causes of
Over half the deaths 56
per cent are due to gunshot
wounds, but 13 per cent are
due to air strikes. No terror-
ists do air strikes. No Iraqi
government forces do air
strikes. either,. because they
don't have combat
aircraft. Air strikes are done
by "coalition forces" (i.e.
Americans and British), and
air strikes in Iraq have killed
over 75,000 people since the
Oscar Wilde once ob-
served that "to lose one

parent...may be regarded as a
misfortune; to lose both looks
like carelessness." To lose
75,000 Iraqis to air strikes
looks like carelessness, too.
(Gwynne Dyer is a Lon-
don-based independent jour-
nalist whose articles are pub-
lished in 45 countries.)

German cottage destroyed by

BERLIN (Reuters) A fire
that destroyed a cottage near
Bonn and injured a 77-year-
old man was probably caused
by a meteor and witnesses
saw an arc of blazing light in
the sky. German police said
on Friday.
Burkhard Rick. a spokes-
man for the police in Siegburg
east of Bonn, said the fire gut-
ted the cottage and badly
burned the man's hands and
face in the incident on October

"We sought assistance from
Bochum observatory and they
noted that at that particular mo-
ment the earth was near a field of
meteoroid splinter and it could be
assumed that particles had entered
the atmosphere." he said.
"The particles usually

don't reach the surface be-
cause they disintegrate in the
atmosphere," he added. "But
some can make it to the
ground. We believe this was
a bolide (meteoric fireball)
with a size of no more than
10 mm."

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MEMORY is a special men-
tal faculty tending to pre-
serve the continuity of men-
tal and social life. It may be
defined as conservation of
knowledge, or an active se-
lecting and restructuring of
information or a combination
of both.
The importance in under-
standing false memory cannot
be overemphasised, especially
in the law. Lives may depend on
it. One reason is that memory
is a human activity and as such
it is subjected to errors. Too
many cases have been lost or
won because of faculty memo-
ries. The problem becomes even
more complex in a highly stress-
ful environment of the courts
where astute lawyers can delib-
erately and even maliciously ask
questions to confuse competent
eye-witness. It must be said
that false memories is not the
handmaid of malicious persons
but of a poor and inefficient
learning process.
The human memory is a
very unreliable mechanism be-
cause so much is lost in so short
a time. Information to the sen-
sory memory (lasting within a
second) and the short-term
memory (lasting a few seconds)
are information that is lost per-
manently. Long-term memory
will develop as the sensory and
short-term memories are elabo-
rately rehearsed. Even then
more than two thirds are lost
within a week if not repeated.
In long-term memory, we en-
code information that agrees
with our present perception or
cognitive map. We take in posi-
tive information about people
and events we like and filter out
information that is in conflict.
Alternatively, we filter out posi-

tive information about people
we dislike.
We are constantly building
attitude, positive and negative,
about people, events and things.
These are most common in po-
litical and religious beliefs. Our
interpretation of dreams helps us
to explain some of the confusion
we experience in recall a fa-
miliar person in a strange place.
In some instances it may never
be recalled. Each time you view
a tape you notice new levels of
information. Quite often we will
insist on the correctness of
some recall item but later
proven to be wrong. In matters
of accidents, crimes, etc., these
are filled with emotions and a
million of bits and pieces of in-
formation are coming (input)
and going (forgetting). Try to
recall the detail of a crime scene
then go over the same that was
video-taped. One can readily
agree on the unreliability of the
The problem becomes more
complex and difficult as we ex-
amine memories involving
trauma such as sexual abuses in
childhood; memories that have
been repressed. This is known
as post traumatic stress disor-
der. Because of the shock, the
person becomes numb. It may
be weeks or months later that
the person can remember any-
thing. Some bits of information
may surface as nightmares. A
further problem lies in the recall
of information, which has been
diluted by related information or
information decayed by time
known as memory cognate fal-
When children or adults are
questioned, the stating of the
question may be suggestive,
leading the individual to answer

in accordance with the sugges-
tions. Further, if a child answers
and the police or psychologist
insists in rephrasing with a spe-
cific tone of voice, the child may
change to what the interrogator
wishes to hear. Even as we en-
code and accommodate informa-
tion, we do so with past expe-
riences and familiar languages.
When information is in conflict
with present knowledge there is
a tension in the encoding sys-
tem. We may have to restructure
the cognition map to fit the new
information or redefine the in-
formation (input) to what is
there already. For example, hear-
ing negative information about
someone we like will create ten-
sion: we will challenge the state-
ment, claim that the person is
prejudiced and ignore (or filter
out) the new information.
State dependent memory or
context dependent memory is
where the individual is able to
recall information when placed
in a similar state of mind. Alco-
holics who hide money are able
only to recall the correct place
of hiding if they are in that state
of drunkenness. The problem is
that we are not always able to
create the same state of mind to
help in the recall. This is no help
in matters of the law. Australian
psychologist Donald Thomson
demonstrated that \witnesses can
falsely identify someone in an
identification parade by merely
changing simple and irrele\ ant
context features. liven experi-
enced lawyers and police are
subject to this type of error.
Eyewitness identification is far
less reliable than juries typically
Personality' Memory Under
stress, and especially in cases of
trauiia. individuals undergo per-

sonality changes. Those who are
sensitive, with a lower level of
tolerance are likely to experi-
ence greater changes. They have
an external locus of control that
is easily changeable by environ-
mental factors. Individuals who
cope effectively with stress and
anxieties are less likely to
change their personality styles.
Such individuals are labelled as
hardy-personalities. They have
greater control of their lives and
have an internal locus of control.
Such individuals have greater
self-awareness and can antici-
pate problems in their lives.
Changes and threats become
challenges not despair. The ex-
ternal locus of control person
(sensitive to outside influences)
is more likely to change his
storv after hearing comments

from others or the media.
Time and Events
Another factor that affects
memory recall is time. A week
after an incident, we loose two
thirds of the information
learned. This is not the mere
passing of time but other infor-
mation learned tends to block
retrieving the older materials.
This is known as retroactive in-
terference. The more time
passes the greater the loss. If the
newer materials are far more im-
portant, the lesser will quickly
get buried and forgotten. It is
easy to understand the difficulty
in recall as evidence is collected
days and months later and cases
are tried years later. Even as we
try to repeat and refresh the in-
formation some will inevitable
be missed or lost, especially
those which we are asked to re-
member and how we recall them.
There is such a phenomenon as
photographic memory eideticc
memory) but few of us posses
The memory has been stud-
ied for many years. In recent
time, these have become more
scientific and therefore more re-
liable. Anton Mesmer began to
formulate a theory, in 1773:
about animal magnetism which',
suggested that the body pro'-
duced magnetic fluids and whep
misaligned diseases result.
Alfred Binet, the originator of
mental tests and a lawyer by
training, used the term auto-

suggestion. He was influenced
by the work of Mesmer and
Jean Charcot who had advance
the practice of hypnosis. Hyp-
nosis reveals a great deal of re-
pressed or loss of memories but
only a third of the population
can be hypnotised. From hi,-
thesis was developed how
memory uses information and
that a compelling thought or idea
interferes with normal memory
processes. He concluded that
children and adults alike were
susceptible to memory distrac-
tions. Jean Piaget's work (1973)
on developmental psychology
showed a stage-wise develop-
ment of memory and images and
each stage of development has
limitations in recall, especially
in the younger children. Frederic
Bartlett (1886-1969) of Cam-
bridge University was a student
of memory expert Ebbinghaus.
His experimental approaches or
meaningful working materials are
relevant to our study and illus-
trate the falsity in recall of in-
formation with time passing.
Extreme emotions such
as crimes of passion and vio-
lent crimes can cloud memo-
ries, known as psychogenic
amnesia. The case in 1968 of
Sirhan Serham shooting
Robert Kennedy the accused
gradually recalled more un-
der hypnosis. However, hyp-
nosis recall is not always re-

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ACP countries

unite cultural roots

of the Caribbean

By Ruben Sili6

THE' countries belonging to
the African, Caribbean and
Pacific (ACP) Group as-
sembled in the Dominican
Republic, where the 2nd Fo-
rum of Ministers of Culture
of this vast group of countries
was held, giving continuity to
the first meeting of that kind
held in 2003, in Dakar.
This time however, the min-
isters took a step forward by si-
multaneously launching the ACP
Cultural Festival, which re-
mained open to the public from
October 14 to 21.

The importance of the min-
isterial meeting is unquestion-
able, since it is in keeping with
the strategy to combine multi-
lateral policies that would en-
hance relations among the
Member States of this group of
countries that are linked to the
European Community. This po-
litical exercise can be perceived
as a quest to build trust and
greater rapprochement among
countries who work in different
areas to design and plan ways
of achieving co-operation for
development in all the priority
The ACP group, which has

existed for several years, has de-
veloped a high degree of
instittitionality. It has deepened
co-operation in basic areas of

can be considered as one of the
precursors for rapprochement
among the countries of the
Greater Caribbean; since prior to

_ The Greater

Caribbean This Week

development, with an emphasis
on.infrastructure, education and
health. Nevertheless, culture ac-
quired greater prominence and
dynamism following the first
ministerial meeting.
The functioning of the ACP

the existence of this
tricontinental group, relations
among Caribbean countries were
rather limited, given that each of
the still existing groups were not
necessarily interested in their
closest neighbour.

From our point of view,
socialisation among Greater
Caribbean countries, within the
ACP, was a crucial factor for the
emergence of the Association of
Caribbean States, since these
countries were compelled to
identify sub-regional similarities
among themselves, with a view
to achieving improved negotia-
tions with their European coun-
terparts, who were long-time
advocates for the consolidation
of increasingly extensive blocs
of countries.
The first African, Carib-
bean and Pacific Cultural Festi-
val represents a milestone in
the history of its member coun-
tries, not only due to its nov-
elty but also since it reinforces
the idea of cultural diversity as
a norm among peoples.
However, for the Caribbean
in particular, it offers our
peoples the opportunity to es-
tablish direct contact with two
of their major cultural roots: Af-
rica and the Pacific countries.
This importance stems from the
fact that among these peoples,
for understandable historic rea-
sons, there is still far more di-
rect contact with European cul-
ture than with African culture
and that of Pacific countries.
The festival covers broad
aspects of cultural manifestation
such as: music, contemporary
dance, traditional dances, visual
arts, concerts, ACP cinema, gas-
tronomy, fashion, cultural mar-
kets and meetings among pro-
fessionals. Such thematic diver-

e-_., cF
sity allows significant rap-
prochement among the peoples
represented, as well as mutual
understanding between culture
professionals and leaders, which
will undoubtedly result in the
strengthening of the national
and regional identities of all in-
volved. :
This festival serves as a tool
to practise awareness and appli-
cationI of cultural diversity and
plurality, which are so crucial in
this era of global liberalisation,
since,' according to UNESCO
"no culture is an island".
The ACP countries have
just created a remarkable
instrument to work for the
benefit of rapprochement
among peoples, since, un-
like other areas that need
to be negotiated, the cul-
tural issue is a fait accom-
pli that exists above our
level of awareness of it.
Therefore, it is a vector of
unity, primarily for our re-
gion, which is recognized
as a cultural mecca, in its
significance as a meeting
point for several areas,
since it is right here in the
Greater Caribbean, where
those other continental re-
alities converge.
(Dr Ruben Silid Valdez is
the Secretary General of the
Association of Caribbean
States. The views expressed
are not necessarily the offi-
cial views of the ACS. Com-
ments can be sent to:

Wanted man shot

dead in Agricola

POLICE early yesterday evening shot and killed wanted
man John Anthony Haywood called 'Kirby' of First Street,
Agricola, East Bank Demerara.
Eyewitnesses said that Haywood was riding a motor cycle
in the village when he was cornered by the Police.
A 12-year-old boy was also reportedly shot.. The child is
hospitalized, the Chronicle understands.
Last night, the village was quiet and the area where
the shooting occurred was cordoned off. Up to press time,
efforts to get the police on the shooting proved futile.


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SUNDAY CHRONICLE October 22, 2006 11

UN Delegations should consider St. Lucia

for Security Council Seat

Analysis by Council on
Hemispheric Affairs
Research Associate, Eytan

GUATEMALA and Venezuela
have persistently fallen short
of the two thirds majority
needed to secure GRULAC's
(the UN's Latin American and
Caribbean caucus) seat in the
UN Security Council (UNSC)
after more than two days of
voting and 22 gruelling
rounds of balloting. On the
third day of voting, the re-
sults read: Guatemala 110,
Venezuela 77. Voting was
suspended on Tuesday until
October 19, giving Venezuela
and Guatemala's ringmaster
and vociferous supporter -
the United States time to
lobby other governments into
supporting their respective
camps, or to consider a com-
promised third nominee.
The Rise of a Third Can-
Considering that
Guatemala's and Venezuela's as-
pirations might continue to fal-
ter, it would be prudent for UN
delegations, which may be look-
ing around for that third-coun-
try candidate to arise, to con-
sider the Caribbean nation of St.
St. Lucia is an English-
speaking country whose popu-
lation of nearly 170,000 enjoys
high literacy standards, relatively
low levels of corruption, a
transparent banking system, a
worthy environmental reputa-
tion, and a good record on com-
bating drug trafficking. It is in
every way a "model democ-
racy," and unlike Guatemala, it
has no ghosts in the closet. It is
also one of ten Caribbean nation
states which have never been
elected to the UNSC, as
Guyana, Cuba, Jamaica, and
Trinidad and Tobago have been
the region's only nations that
have been honoured with this
St. Lucia has also demon-
strated sensitivity to issues of
stability and mutual respect for
national sovereignty. Its highly
regarded Prime Minister, Dr.
Kenny Anthony is looked upon
as one of the Caribbean area's
most respected figures. Unlike
Guatemala, it has an exemplary
human rights record and has
been very responsive to inter-
national agreements.
In the mid 1990s, St. Lucia
actively backed UNSC Resolu-
tion 940 to restore democracy
in Haiti after three years of bru-
tal control by a military junta,
thus supporting former Presi-
dent Aristide's return to power
peacefully. Prime Minister An-
thonv stood behind President
Arislide even after lie was,
forced to flee' laiti in 2004. in-

sisting that the leader continued
to be the lawful president of
Haiti. After that. St. Lucia.
along with most of the
CARICOM nations, refused to
recognize the U.S.-backed in-
terim government of G6rard
Latortue. Nevertheless, Prime
Minister Anthony's distaste to-
wards Washington's de facto
ousting of President Aristide has
not challenged his commitment
to the poverty-wrecked citizens
of neighboring Haiti. Since
Aristide's last forced departure.
Anthony has repeatedly headed
delegations seeking to integrate
Haiti into the CARICOM com-
mon market and also has par-
ticipated in the monitoring of
Haitian elections. As such. St.
Lucia deserves to receive consid-
erable appreciation for its con-
sistent endeavours to favour co-
operation and the use of peace-
ful means over unilateral action
and the resort to force, as vali-
dated by its regional leadership
and unqualified neutrality.

U.S. Support
Despite its disagreement
with Washington on the han-
dling of Haiti, St. Lucia has
proven to be a strong ally of
Washington's legitimate aspira-
tions, signing numerous bilateral
treaties including a Maritime
Law Enforcement Agreement
and an Extradition Treaty in
a joint effort to thwart illegal
drug trafficking to the U.S. and
Europe. The island is also a re-
gional leader in encouraging for-
eign direct investment (FDI),
boasting one of the most diver-
sified manufacturing sectors in
the region and a promising tour-
ism industry. Not surprisingly.
the majority of tourists visiting
the paradisiacal island are U.S.
citizens, suggesting that good
diplomatic relationships be-
tween the two are highly ben-
eficial for both parties.

Venezuelan Support
If Venezuela's candidacy
continues to falter, and the
UNSC seat remains outside of
Caracas' and Guatemala City's
grasp, Venezuela's Hugo
Chavez might like to see a mem-
ber of CARICOM, a bloc of
Caribbean nations friendly to
Caracas, obtain the Council's
non-permanent seat.
Venezuela's relationship with
St. Lucia has been entirely close
and constructive as the small
nation is one of the 13 Carib-
bean nations that signed
Venezuela's Petrocaribe initia-
tive, in which state-owned
Petroleos de Venezuela
(PDVSA) will supply oil with
an extraordinarily low one per
cent interest rate in an effort to
relie\ e poorer nations from high
ien'Ii'y o' s., hlh' servicing ti e
s li, lijs I ,', l o p( 'tr- l I' lIl

In addition, Caracas would
likely support St. Lucia's bid
because it refused to join Presi-
dent Bush's "coalition of the
willing," choosing not to sup-
port the invasion of Iraq, an ac-
tion viewed by President Hugo
Chaivez's government as U.S.
imperialism at its apogee.

Viability of St. Lucia's
Almost all of the other
"appropriate" Latin Ameri-
can countries are disqualified
for one reason or another.
transforming St. Lucia into a
model candidate for the
UNSC seat. Since Guatemala
and Vene/tela would have
something approaching a de
e' ma \',O w -. M 10 ..lld

replace it in the race, with
geographical proximity being
a key determining factor.
Caracas would find the
nearby island with which it
has always had cordial rela-
tions and a most suitable
neighbour, to provide an ear
for its voice. Guatemala, on
the other hand, might be less
inclined to favour St. Lucia's
candidacy due to Prime Min-
ister Anthony's recent state-
ment which called for "inde-
pendent" voices which will
not "take instructions from
one or other countries" to
obtain a seat on the C(ouncil:
referring to Washington's
lakeo\ er of Guatemala's sce-
nario to obtain the UNSC
seat. Nevertheless, consider-
iino i hthat o ashmLnoi n and

Guatemala might be inter-
ested in manifesting a good
will gesture to the 15-nmem-
her CARICOM group, they
might be interested in pow-
wowing with the small but
worthy island.
Given these realities,
St. Lucia could be the most
appropriate candidate to
end the fierce politicking

now taking place between
the U.S. and Venezuela,
and its name might be very
well tossed into the race in
the next round of voting
since neither Venezuela
nor the U.S. has much to
gain by having this process
being drawn out any longer.
(See other story on Page

10/21/2006, 7 52 PM



Keep file city clean

step littering.

A message from the

Mayor and City


12 SUNDAY CHRONICLE October 22, 2006

NAC raises concerns over 'HIV/

AIDS testing day in Guyana'

Health Minister says November 10 plan will proceed

THE Ministry of Health's in-
tention to conduct widespread
HIV/AIDS testing on Novem-
ber 10, has prompted expres-
sions of concern by the Na-
tional AIDS Committee
(NAC) on several fronts in-
cluding confidentiality, ad-
equate counsellor capacity
and appropriate medical and
social environments.
The organisation, which
quoted a Kaieteur News article
on the subject, said it has noted
its concerns in a letter to Health

Minister. Dr. Leslie
Ramsamnuuy. According to the
Kaieteur News edition of Octo-
ber 18, Minister Ramsaminmy
said HIV/AIDS testing "will be
done at street comers, in health
centres, schools, basically ev-
erywhere" on November 10.
The measures proposed by
the Ministry, the NAC charged,
suggest that the "unprecedented
scale of funding Guyana has at-
tracted to combat HIV/AIDS in
the past decade is not having
the intended effect. If this is the

case, the NAC said it has rec-
ommended that relevant stake-
holders should encourage a more
systematic method of monitor-
ing and evaluation which would
reveal the national picture in ad-
dition to the proposed 'one-to-
one discussions' with individu-
But Minister Ramsammy
told the Chronicle yesterday
that plans for November 10.
designated 'HIV/AIDS Testing
Day in Guyiana.'. will proceed.
I IHe said he hopes "Ceveryone \\ ill

support us".
In a release to the press
yesterday, NAC said the ini-
tiative appears to be influ-
enced by the major shift in
policy announced by the US
Department of Health last
month which recommends
HIV testing be made a more
routine procedure. Health
authorities in the US, the
NAC said, justified the new
policy on the grounds that 50-
70 per cent of all new infec-
tions are caused by infected

persons who are unaware of
their own status.
In the local context, the
NAC said it supports policies
and programmes which make
testing more readily available,
but only in conformity with the
conditions long established in
the National Policy on HIV/
"The National Policy states
there must be no obligatory test-
ing, persons must be offered
pre- and post-test counselling,
consent of parents or guardians
must be obtained prior to test-
ing of children, and that quali-
fied counsellors must be avail-
able at all medical institutions to
provide counselling," the NAC
It added that random HIV
testing of large numbers of per-
sons in the Guyanese context
assumes medical and ethical
considerations including the
availability of a large number of
trained counsellors; adequate
treatment and follow-up adher-
ence available for all persons
tested positive; the capacity to
sustain confidentiality of per-
sons tested; a medical environ-
ment respectful of the human
dignity of affected persons; and
a social environment in which
stigma and discrimination are a
thing of the past.
"While it is possible that
such conditions can be met in
the U.S., Guyana cannot cur-
rently meet any of them," NAC
Acknowledging that the
Health Ministry's approach to
testing is intended to reduce fear
of being tested, the NAC nev-
ertheless said the method being
advocated smacks of despera-
"Unless there is evidence of
epidemic-scale levels of infected

persons who need to be 'cap-
tured' by testing, a preferable
approach would be to ensure

testing facilities in all medical
institutions provide rapid, user-
friendly, confidential and
anonymous opportunities for
testing and counselling,' NAC
said, adding that undoubtedly,
stigma and discrimination are
the major barriers in discourag-
ing potential infected persons
from taking the responsible step
of being tested.
Minister Ranmsammy said
the plan will proceed, particu-
larly against the backdrop of
having, this year, enough trained
people for 100 testing sites in
the country.
The NAC said it supports
the idea of an HIV/AIDS test-
ing day devoted to highlighting
its importance once certain con-
ditions are met.
"Without meeting such
conditions, the initiative de-
values the concept of testing,
sets the stage for compulsory
testing and risks exposing
Guyana to ridicule," the
NAC is contending.




A YOUNG butcher of Lancaster Village, Corentyne,
Berbice, was shot dead early yesterday morning.
According ton Police press release, Vickey Bujit. 26, was shot
in the head.
Bujit was reportedly heading for the toilet in his yard at about
3:30 hrs yesterday when he was killed. His wife said she heard
three gunshots and when she went to investigate, she found
Bujil lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the back of
the head.
Police said. i" died before receiving nedical agtqq-,

SUNDAY CHRONICLE October 22, 2006

PRESIDENT Bharrat Jagdeo (third from left), Pandit Reepu Daman Persaud and Prime
Minister Sam Hinds at the LBI ground.

Motorcade 2006


from rural


win top prizes

PARTICIPANTS from the ru-
ral areas dazzled their way to
the top, carting off the win-
ning prizes in the Large and
Small Band categories of the
Diwali Motorcade Friday
There were 16 floats in a
parade of lights from
Georgetown, along the East
Coast Highway, to La Bonne
Intention (LBI), on the East
Coast of Demerara, competed in
three categories Small, Large
and Commercial Bands.
Thousands of people lined
the East Coast Highway to wit-
ness the glitzy convoy with
lights sparkling on decorated
vehicles, fireworks cracking
overhead and, on stage at LBI,
a beautiful cultural presentation
all representing the victory of
brightness over darkness.
At the parade Friday night,
all the bands were outstanding,
with their glowing lights form-
ing unique images being ad-
judged at various points before
making a grand stopover in the
ground for another jubilee affair.
In the end, results from the
competition were announced
and prizes presented.
In the large band category,
Mon Repos Sri Satya Narine
Mandir copped the $100,000
first prize and a trophy worth
$25,000. Better Hope Mandir
was adjudged second place in
the large band category, while
Eccles Vishnu Mandir placed
third and Dharmic Nawjawan
fourth.-Lusignan Radha Krishna
Mandir and Bhauvam Eshwar

Mandar won consolation prizes
in this category. They received
$75,000, $60,000, $50,000,
$20,000 and $20,000 respec-
tively, along with a trophy each.
Bath Sri Krishna Mandir
won the $100,000 and trophy
worth $25,000 in the small band
category. Also in the small band
category, Munti Shop placed
second, while Cotton Tree
Mandir placed third and
Blairmont Sri Shakti Mandir
fourth. They were awarded a
trophy and $75,000, $60,000
and $50,000 respectively, while
Woodley Park and Shieldstown
Dorga Devi Mandirs each re-
ceived a $20,000 consolation
prize, along with a trophy.
The commercial competi-
tion in the parade resulted in a
tie for the winning spot between
Edwards B. Beharry and Com-
pany, and Regal Stationery and
Ishri Pharmaceuticals.
The Guyana Telephone and
Telegraph Company (GT&T)
placed second in the commercial
The 16 floats which partici-
pated in the parade travelled
from as far as Blairmont, West
Berbice and Meten-meer-zorg,
West Coast Demerara, Guyana
Hindu Dharmic Sabha Treasurer
Savitre Sukhai told the Sunday
She said the judging cat-
egories in the competition in-
cluded appropriate descrip-
tion of theme of float, dress
and deportment, punctuality
and appropriate music.
(Shauna Jemmott)

14 SUNI~AY CHRONICLE Octobet 22; 2'O0'&

MEMBERS of the British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) Project Manager, Mrs. Pauline Wade and Mr. Time
Moruzzi, Team Coordinator at a news conference in Georgetown Friday.

* Republic Bank



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Total Assets
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I am pleased to advise that our Bank has continued to make good progress, recording
another successful financial year ended September 30, 2006. In fiscal 2006, our
Bank achieved its highest ever after tax profit in 169 years of operations and surpassed
the one billion dollars milestone by recording a Profit after Tax of $1,033M. This
represents a 30.66% increase over the $791.OM realized in 2005. Our focus on
customer service, control of expenses, and prudent risk management led to this
outstanding performance.

Your Board of Directors has recommended a final dividend of $1.00 per stock unit
or $300 million (2005 $0.80 per stock unit or $240 million) which when added
to the interim dividend of $0.40 per stock unit brings the total dividend for the
financial year to $1.40 per stock unit or $420 million (2005 $1.05 per stock unit
or $315 million) for the year. This represents a payout of 40.64% of net profit and
an increase of 33.33% over last year's payment.

We remain confident of the continued year-on-year improvement in the Bank's
financial performance and we are optimistic that the promised improvement in the
political, legal and economic climate will materialize to allow the private sector to
achieve its full potential.

David Dulal-Whiteway

October 16, 2006




Chamber of






SEVERAL local companies in the agriculture sector have been
singled out by a high-level British/Caribbean trade team to
receive technical assistance aimed at strengthening and
developing their businesses while at the same time promoting
and creating trade linkages and markets for their agri-
Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the British Caribbean
Chamber of Commerce (BCCC). Mrs. Pauline Wade. Friday
indicated that the Chamber has already identified some companies
here to receive technical assistance and with the overall aim of
assisting these business to "look at producing more for the domestic
markets, the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and
eventually the international markets."
Speaking with this newspaper via telephone Friday,
Wade, who is heading the BCCC delegation here in
Guyana, noted that the Chamber has had fruitful
discussions with some of the entities and agencies in the
agriculture sector of Guyana including the National
Agricultural Research Institute (NARI).
She noted that the BCCI and the Georgetown Chamber of
Commerce and Industry (GCCI) signed a Cooperation Agreement
(MOU) in 2003 to deliver a Pro-Invest Project funded by the
European Union (EU) to develop and strengthen agri-businesses in
According to Wade, the Pro-Invest project is aimed at actually
developing the technical capabilities within the Guyanese agri-
business sector and noted that the GCCI is a facilitator in the
process. Also, members of both Chambers can benefit from the
cooperation pact which will offer companies sales leads and contact
lists via the British-Caribbean Desk based at the Georgetown
She noted that one of the first projects under that Pro-
Invest began in earnest following discussions between the
BCCC and the former Agriculture Minister Mr. Satyadeow
Sawh. She noted that the project began in February this year
but was put on hold following the assassination of Minister
Sawh in April.
The Pro-Invest project has now restarted, and Wade said she
looks forwards to a good working relationship between the Chamber
and the agri-business sector in Guyana.
Wade also noted that trade links between Britain and the
Caribbean are centuries old and whilst relationships have changed
over the years, the same mutual interests and opportunities for
bilateral trade are as strong today as they have always been.
She said the BCCC, as part of a global network of Chambers
of Commerce across the world, exists to promote bilateral trade as
well as educational and cultural opportunities on behalf of
companies and individuals interested in Britain and the Caribbean.
She also noted that the Chamber's headquarters in
Trinidad and Tobago is ideally placed to offer all companies,
large and small, the chance Jo enter a new and exciting

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EVERYTHING appears to be
going well at the World Cup
Cricket venue in Barbados,
where many skilled
Guyanese work, says
Guyanese Honorary Consul
there who on Friday visited
the site.
Taken on a tour by mem-
ber of the Board Management
of World Cup Barbados.
Patrick Frost, and Site Officer
Hallam King, Consul Norman

Faria said he was impressed by
what he saw.
He commended the Barba-
dos Organising Committee for
the on-schedule and otherwise
orderly preparations for the Fi-
nals taking place in the'island
next year.
He said that both Barbados
and Guyana and other regional
countries will benefit in several
ways "primarily economic. and
through the deepening of friend-

ship among peoples through
Contract workers from
Guyana constitute some 33 per
cent of the current work force
at the site, the famous
Kensington Oval near the capi-
tal Bridgetown. Faria took the
opportunity to talk with
them and answer questions.
Several said they would be back
home for Christmas and return
to the island in January to re-

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Consul Faria commended
the workers and Iheir high
standard of work. He said he
has had "very little negative
feedback" so far. He also
spoke to several of the sub-
contractors including a
Guyanese-Barbadian busi-
"Everything appears to
be going well and on behalf of
the Government and people

of Guyan't I wish manage-
ment continued good
progress in this worthwhile
venture. The work here un-
derscores the immense con-
tribution of Guyanese con-
tract workers and Guyanese-.
Barbadian businesspeople in
Barbados generally," said
Consul Faria.
He, however, added the
Consulate would continue to
monitor the working conditions

and benefits for the workers at
the project, as with
other construction and agricul-
tural sites across the island, to
ensure their rights are not vio-
Consul Faria said he was
pleased to see that some sub
contractors have used
Guyanese hardwoods on table
tops in players' pavilions and
umpires desks as well as door
frames among other areas.

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IValu*e dAded "TCax 3"Woteboolk
Value Added Tax (VAT) is being introduced in Guyana on January 01, 2007. In this article, the Commissioner Genera
of the Guyana Revenue Authority (Mr Khurshid Sattaur), who is responsible for the administration of the new tax,
describes the preparations that are being made for VAT, what the new tax will mean for the business community and
the general public and how you can get assistance or advice.

No one likes paying tax.....but taxes are necessary. They pay for education, hospitals, roads, welfare services and national security.
It is right, therefore, that every citizen should make a contribution to the running of the State. However, every citizen also has the right to expect
that he or she is paying only a correct and fair amount and that they are not contributing more than is necessary because others have avoided
paying their share.
To achieve this, any tax must be well run, include the widest range of potential taxpayers, raise the maximum amount of revenue for the
minimum cost and be protected against fraud without placing an unnecessary burden on the taxpayer or businesses, or interfering with the
free flow of legitimate trade.
Value Added Tax, or VAT as it is popularly known, meets these requirements. That is why it has been chosen by the Government as part of its
plans to modemise, simplify and streamline Guyana's taxation system.
VAT is a tax on domestic consumption and, from January 01 next year, it will be applied to most goods and services supplied for use or benefit
in Guyana. The rate of tax will be 16 per cent of the selling price, or the cost of the service supplied.
The tax will be collected by registered businesses when they make sales to their customers and, at regular monthly intervals, these registered
businesses will have to pay the tax they have collected to the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA).

Although it may not immediately appear so, VAT is, in fact, good news for everyone in Guyana the Government, the business community and
the consumer. It brings many benefits.
First, it will replace eight existing taxes Consumption Tax, Hotel Accommodation Tax, Telephone Tax, Travel Voucher Tax, Premium Tax,
Purchase Tax, Entertainment Tax and Service Tax and will therefore be very much more efficient and cost effective. Less money will be spent
on the cost of administration and more will be available in revenue for the Government to spend on its economic, social and development
In addition, because VAT taxes most goods and services, more members of the community become taxpayers. This means that the taxation
burden is spread and more people who benefit from Government spending make a contribution towards it.
VAT is also difficult to cheat because it generates a trail of invoices and receipts that can be audited and checked.
It is therefore a very fair system for everyone.
And, because tax is not paid on exports, or savings, it enables Guyana's exporters to be competitive in world markets and encourages saving
rather than spending.
However, VAT on its own will not raise all of the revenue previously collected by the eight taxes it replaces. With the introduction of VAT,
therefore, Excise Duty will also be imposed on January 01, 2007 to make up the shortfall.

In preparation for VAT, my Department has begun the registration of those business and individuals required by law to be "VAT-registered," or
Any business with an actual or expected annual turnover in excess of $10,000,000 must be registered for VAT and any business dealing with
Excise goods must be registered for Excise before January 01, 2007. There are heavy penalties for failing to register but we are doing our best
to help responsible businesses meet their obligations.
We have already conducted a comprehensive publicity campaign to alert businesses of the requirement to register and we are currently
contacting potential VAT-registered businesses directly. These are mainly the larger business concerns, although, in some cases, smaller
businesses will be allowed to register voluntarily, if they meet certain requirements and if it makes commercial sense for them to do so.
If anyone is unsure of their liability to register they should contact the GRAVAT Office immediately and advice will be given.
There is a big advantage for businesses that are registered. Although they are required to account for the VAT they charge and keep records
and receipts for audit, they are able to reclaim the majority of VAT they incur on their business expenses and their overhead costs are,
therefore, lower. Businesses or individuals who are not registered will not be allowed to charge VAT on sales or services. However, because
they will not be able to reclaim VAT on their purchases of goods and other business expenses, their business costs will be higher and their
prices may reflect this.

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Valxue dded 4T1Iaxc INoteb 1cokV (Continued)

I should like the business community to appreciate that we are working towards a system based on mutual co-operation between them and the
GRA that will lead to efficient and voluntary compliance with the VAT Act.
We are committed to providing professional and helpful support and it is our intention over the coming months, and beyond the introduction of
the new system, to ensure that businesses are indeed provided with the proper help and advice to enable them to deal with the new VAT
In order to provide businesses with the maximum assistance, we are publishing a series of information leaflets, developing the GRA website and
e-mail facilities and establishing a telephone "Help Line," manned by expert GRA staff, to provide information and to deal with enquiries about
the technical details of VAT. Our officers will also make educational visits to businesses, once they register, to ensure that they are fully prepared
to meet their legal VAT obligations.
There is no need for business people to be overly concerned about the new system. Although VAT is a self-assessed tax by businesses, the
administrative task should not be too burdensome for them. They will normally be able to meet their obligations using standard methods of
However, if your business is liable to be registered, I would encourage you to register, as soon as possible, so that you can receive the
assistance that my Department can provide in a timely manner.
Our assistance will, in fact, enable the vast majority of honest business people to comply easily with their obligations, accurately assess their tax
liabilities and pay their tax on time, while allowing us to concentrate on protecting the revenue by targeting our efforts on persistent non-
compliant traders and fraudsters.

I want businesses to understand that the VAT system will be based on trust. My Department is aiming for a minimum level of auditing and
interference with the day-to-day operations of honest and compliant business persons. However, if they betray our trust, or if they persistently
ignore their obligations, they could incur heavy penalties. They must be aware that fraud, or deliberate or repeated non-compliance, will not be
tolerated and will be prosecuted.

As a result of VAT, the cost of some goods and services will increase and some will cost less. This is because the taxes that VAT is replacing
currently have different rates some lower and some much higher that the 16 per cent of VAT.
However, VAT is intended to have a neutral effect and the aim is that consumers will pay no more tax under VAT than they do at present.
There are a number of safeguards in the VAT Law to protect the consumer, including severe penalties for fraud. It must be remembered that
dishonest people who deliberately attempt to avoid proper payment of tax are damaging both the State and the public they are stealing the
taxpayers' money.
The Law also requires registered VAT businesses to display a VAT Certificate to prove that they are legally authorised to charge VAT and they
must also include VAT in their price tickets and advertisements. A customer must be informed how much he or she will have to pay including
the VAT before reaching the cash till.
To further assist the consumer, we will be publishing a public information notice, "VAT and the Consumer," which will be delivered to every
household in Guyana, to explain how VAT works. This will be followed by a further notice giving details of what items are taxable and those that
are tax free. This will help consumers to ensure that they are not being charged VAT illegally.
Consumers can also help to defeat fraud by asking to receive a proper receipt for all of their purchases and by reporting any suspicious
circumstances to my Department. We will assist by continuing to keep the public properly informed about the new system.
I am confident that there will be a smooth introduction of VAT on January 1 next year and I believe it will make a vital contribution to the
economic success of the State and its people by reducing the cost of collection and providing a greater proportion of tax collected for funding
essential services and or all concerned.
I should like to assure the public and the trading community that my Department will administer the new tax system fairly and efficiently.
Further information can be obtained from:
The VAT Department,
The Guyana Revenue Authority,
210 'E' Albert and Charlotte Streets,
Bourda, Georgetown.
Tel: 592-225-6261, 227-7310, 227-7672
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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton casts his ballot as the United Nations General
Assembly votes to fill an upcoming vacancy in the Security Council, in New York, October.

Chavez's anti-U.S. voice

rings hollow in U.N. vote

By Saul Hudson

CARACAS. Venezuela
(Reuters) When President

08:00 to 17:00 h
08:00 to 16:00h

08:00 to 14:00 h

08:00 to 12:00 hI

Hugo Chavez called Presi-
dent Bush the devil at the
United Nations he earned
ovations, but most nations
rejected his unglossed anti-
Americanism this week by
frustrating his bid for a
Venezuelan seat on the Se-
curity Council.
The leftist cast the elec-
tion for one of Latin America's
rotating two-year council seats
as between Venezuela and the
United States. which lobbied
open, lor Guatemala.
But Cha\ ez. \who had
hoped to use the seat to be a
leading anti-U.S. voice on the
world stage, failed to win in
anly of the 35 voting rounds at
the General Assemnbl\ and
trailed the tiny Central Ameri-
can nation by a margin of 20
to 30 ballots.
Although Guatemala did
not secure the two-thirds sup-
port needed for the seat either.
diplomats sa\ it is unlikely
Vene/uela can win when vot-
ing to break the impasse is due
to resume this week.
The drawn-out defeat in
Chavez's top 2006 foreign
policy goal came despite
months of canvassing for
votes with foreign trips.
subsidized oil sales from
Venezuela's large rescr\ es and
pledges to spearhead a global
anti-U.S. alliance.
The voting showed there
was little appetite around the
world for following Chavez,
even it Washington has irked
tmany nations with the sort of
aggressive diplomacy it used
seeking support for its un-
popular invasion of Iraq.
The losses also followed a
disappointing second-place
showing b\ Chavez's leftist
ally in lEcuador's presidential
election on Sunday that ex-
posed the limits on his ambi-
tion to export his anti-Amneri-
canismn il the reCgioon.
Ecuadorean candidate
Rafael Correa. who faces a
run-off ballot next month, has
since distanced himself front
Chavez. reassuring otherss he
would block the Venezuelan
leader from interfering in his
Chavez. who likens his
opposition to U.S. trade, en-
ergy and foreign policies to

Cuban President Fidel Castro's
defiance of Washington, put a
brave face on the U.N. results.
claiming a "moral" victory for
standing up to the world's only
But with oil prices falling.
a tougher-than-expected re-elec-
tion bid looming in December
and a faltering foreign policy.
the man who is used to crowds
treating him like a Messiah did
not show his typical confidence
this week.
He generally hunkered
down during the days of voting
and cancelled most planned po-
litical rallies.
In his U.N. General Assem-
bly speech last month. Chavez
told the audience of heads of
state. ambassadors and world
dignitaries that the chamber still
reeked of sulfur after Bush
spoke there a day earlier.
While he drew applause and
laughter., lie displayed a rheto-
ric that contrasts with diplo-
matic Latin American heavy-
weights such as Brazil and
Mexico that generally take inde-
pendent stances but avoid con-
"As much as there might be
anti-Americanism around., other
governments do not see him as
a leader." said Michael Shifter of
the Washington-based think
tank the Inter-American Dia-
'"This shows that style and
language do matter and lie went
too far."
Chavez will undoubtedly
keep up his anti-American ha-
rangues and has shown in the
past he can rebound from losses.
such as returning to power only
days after a coup in 2002.
But losing to Guatemala
limits his international profile
and could hurt his prestige at
The opposition, which
has accused him of focusing
on burnishing his image
abroad instead of tackling is-
sues such as crime at home.
said the U.N. vote showed he
was out of touch.
"It is an embarrassing
condemnation of the Cuban-
Castro model that he has
been promoting," election ri-
val Manuel Resales said.

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Nicaragua poll

tips Ortega for

early vote win

MANAGUA, Nicaragua
(Reuters) Left-wing
Sandinista leader Daniel
Ortega has a 15-point lead
two weeks before
Nicaragua's November 5
presidential election and
could win the vote in the first
round, a new poll showed on
The survey by Zogby Inter-
national gave 35 percent sup-
port to Ortega, a U.S. foe and
ally of Venezuela's Hugo
Chavez. Ortega is well ahead of
conservative Eduardo
Montealegre, whose pro-busi-
ness clean-government platform
appeals to Washington.
The poll is the second this
week to suggest that Ortega, 61,
could sweep back to power in
the first round of voting, 16
years after he was voted out by
a nation tired of his
government's punishing civil
war against U.S.-backed Contra
Under Nicaraguan law, to

win in the first round a candi-
date needs to score 40 per cent
or 35 per cent with a five-point
Zogby gave 20 per cent to
U.S.-educated Montealegre,
who broke away from the rul-
ing Liberal Party to run as a cen-
tre-right candidate. It gave the
Liberal Party's Jose Rizo 16
Some two-thirds of Nicara-
guans with painful memories of
the hardships of Sandinista
years have voted conservative
in recent elections, but the Lib-
eral Party is also reviled by
many who see it as corrupt and
riven with cronyism.
On Wednesday, a broad sur-
vey conducted by a Nicaraguan
university and local media
groups gave Ortega a 37.5 per
cent share of the vote and a 17
point lead over Montealegre.
Ortega's lead is largely due
to the new split in the conser-
vative vote. Ex-financier
Montealegre says he stands for

a break with the past. A congres-
sional pact between the Liberals
and Sandinistas has kept both
parties powerful.
Ortega originally came to
power in a popular 1979 revo-
lution that ended a hated de-
cades-old dictatorship. He ruled
Nicaragua through the 1980s, at
the same time battling U.S.-fi-
nanced contra rebels in a civil
war that turned Nicaragua's
tropical highlands into battle-
fields, killed 30,000 people and
left the economy in tatters.
Ortega is an admirer of
Cuba's Communist leader Fidel
U.S. Commerce Secretary
Carlos Gutierrez warned this
week that an Ortega victory
could scare off foreign investors
and hurt Nicaragua by unhinging
a regional free trade accord.
Zogby conducted a similar
poll in mid-September that
gave Ortega 34 per cent sup-
port and Montealegre 19 per-

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riches spark

land reform


By Maximilian Heath

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) Politicians and
church leaders are weighing into an increasingly heated
debate over who owns the fertile farmlands of Argentina,
which used to be known as the world's bread basket.
The large South American country is a top-five supplier of
soybeans, wheat, corn and beef, and while its farming exports
brought in about $12 billion last year, a third of Argentines live
below the poverty line.
Some say the ownership of most of the country's farm-
lands by a rich elite is partly to blame for such inequality, though
farming groups say concentration fosters greater productivity.
"The growth of conglomerates in the economy especially
the multinationals has produced a situation that's harmful to
small-holder farmers," said Luis D'Elia, a former protest leader
picked by the government to lead a land redistribution
D'Elia said 90 per cent of the country's productive lands
are owned by eight per cent of the population.
Meanwhile, Argentina's influential Catholic Church said re-
cently the lack of a state policy on land distribution was mak-
ing it hard for small-scale farmers to compete with big busi-
"For many small farmers, access to productive land is a
central problem due to the lack of adequate legislation that lim-
its the concentration (of land ownership) and widespread cor-
ruption," Argentina's Episcopal Conference said in a report.
However, some representatives of the crucial agricultural
sector say concentrated patterns of land ownership help raise
output levels.
"From a production viewpoint, concentration within cer-
tain limits is necessary for efficiency. It has competitive ad-
vantages related to buying and selling power," said Hugo
Biolcati. vice president of the Argentine Rural Society.
Like other South American countries, Argentina's most pro-
ductive farmlands have long been held by a few powerful land-
owners, But the recent debate has also focused on the pres-
ence of foreign landowners
"It's a consequence of globalization," said sociologist
Rosendo Fraga. "The land in Argentina today is immensely
cheaper than in other countries and this inevitably generates an
inflow of capital."
D'Elia used boll-cutters to destroy a fence and trespass on
land used by U.S. en\ironmentalisi Douglas Tompkins in north-
east Argeniua in Augusi. saying the American had blocked off
a road.
However, not everyone in the government thinks foreign
capital is necessarily bad for the country's farnung industry.
"Do I agree with foreigners buying farmland? This is
a young country) that was itself built on immigrationo" Ag-
riculture Secretary Miguel Campos said in a recent online
news conference. :


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The USAID/Guyana Office is seeking an appropriately qualified individual to fill the
position of Secretary/Administrative Assistant to the Mission Director.

The incumbent will serve as the Administrative Assistant/Secretary to the Mission
Director and the Administrative Assistant for the entire Mission. Responsibilities will
include maintaining an appointment schedule/calendar for the Mission Director;
preparing letters, reports, memoranda, etc.; initiating, maintaining and monitoring
paper and electronic records, files and logs; maintaining employee records including
contract agreements and amendments, time cards, evaluations, etc.; disseminating
information by using the telephone, mail services and e-mail; and organising travel
and guest arrangements for personnel.

Completion of a College and/or University Diploma is required.

Required Experience and Skills:
A minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible work in office management/
administration is required, with at leasttwo (2) years experience in a U.S. government
or international development organisation preferred. The incumbent should have
good interpersonal skills and possess knowledge and understanding of Guyana's
contemporary social, political and economic development issues. Demonstrated
proficiency in multi-tasking, writing memoranda and composing letters, assembling
correspondence, knowledge of administrative office procedures, excellence at using
the computer and experience in applied use of many computer software programs
such as all Microsoft Office applications and use of the internet, will be required.

Interested candidates should submit Expressions of Interest (including date of
availability), curriculum vitae and names of two (2) references to the attention of:
Executive Officer, USAID/Guyana, Embassy of the United States of America,
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ONE 38 ft. Banga Mary
. fishing boat. Complete with 350
Slbs seine, 40 Hp Yamaha
engine, ice box, etc. Phone
225-1528, 623-2818. I

BUIDLING Contractor -
mason, carpentry, painting,
plumbing, tiling and guttering.
Prompt. reasonable and
reliable services. Free
estimates. Ca" 622-0267, 629-

VIJAY'S Hair Salon.
Specialises in hair cuts, cold
wave, hair colouring, eye brow
arching, waxing, pedicure and
manicure. 207 Almond Street.
Tel. 226-0205.
INDRA'S Beauty Salon,
122 Oronoque Street, for cold
wave, straightening, facial,
manicure, scalp treatment and
design on nails. Also Beauty
Culture available. Tel. 227-
COSMETOLOGY is now offering
special 3-month Cosmetology
package evening classes
beginning October 16, 2006.
Courses in Air brushing Acrylic
nails, Barbering, Basic & Advance
Hair Cutting classes. Tel. 226-2124
or visit at 211 New Market Street.
North Cummingsburg.

COMPUTER sales, repairs.
upgrades. Dell laptops from -
$170 000, Desk tops with flat
screen from $138 000,
Computer City Unit 8, Gafoors
Shopping Mal. Houston, EBD.
225-3656, 647-2400.
Springlands, Corriverton,
Berbice. 335-3002.

COMPUTER Repairs, Sales &
Services Call Kersting's Computer
Repairs & Sales Centre @ 227-
8361, 618-8283. Home & Office
Services available. 24 hrs.
SMARTEC Computers -
brand systems starting from -
$105 000; laptops from $170
000 DELL, Toshiba, Acer. Also
computers repairs and
upgrades, home and office
services. KRIS: 220-6262, 624-

DOLLY'S Auto Rental -
272 Bissessar Avenue,
Prashad Nagar, Georgetown.
We accept Master, Visa and
American Express Cards. Phone
225-7126, 226-3693
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FOR all types of
dressmaking uniform and
altering at affordable price
-in Kitty and around G/town.
Lot 72 Dowding Street, Kitty.
(Lower half). Call Sharon 649-
JEAN offers courses in
Elementary. Intermediate,
Advance dressmaking fabric
designing, tie-dye, batik, curtains.
'cushions, soft toys, soft furnishing,
floral arrangement, cake
decoration. 153 Barr St., Kitty. 226-

1 Study Club (Regions1-10)
Swww sdnp. n r g/
evergreen. TEL. 226-4634,
6 .27-9285. 664-5947
i C M P L E T E
INFO., CALL 226-9448
*. CLASSES for welding,
?i:sctronics. electrical
installation, catering. English,
:p.3Ihs. etc. Call Anrnmarie -
7 -i .0719.

MATHS Lessons available -
Forms 2 to CXC. Tutor Ingrid Ally.
A 168 Eping Avenue, B/A/P. Tel.
REGISTER for the following
courses at Parika Care for
Elderly, Child Care, First Aid,
Business Management
Cosmetology and more. Call
Eleen 260-4213.
MASSAGE Course -
comprehensive course in
Massage Therapy being offered,
Only serious application invited.
Call between 9 am and 6 pm.
all your extra lessons needs" for
4". 5'" Forms Students. CXC
Subjects' Biology, Chemistry.
Physics, Accounts. OP, POB.
Maths, English. Come in at 96
Bonasika and Sheriff Streets
Section 'K' Cam pbellville or call
on Tel. # 223-8928. Fee: $1 500
per month for subject.

I a Toronto
Di 0 Computers &
Training Inc.
R .pair MS ice
Computer Training Centre,
57 Upper Rosb Stree: Bourda,
Georgeutown between
Ornroque and A-s, .-,Streets;.
Tel, 225-1540,622-8308
Earn Canadian
Diplomas in Computer
Repairs, MS Office,
Accounting, etc.

in progress.

60-90 ACRES of land in
Parika can be rented or lease in
whole or in part. Call 642-6238,
218-0437, 227-8876

WANT to recover from
diabetes, aids. cancer,
hypertension, cholesterol,
impotence, etc.? Call: 220-2971,

ENROL at Genesis
Driving School. Manual &
automatic. 48 Princes and
Camp Sts. Summer Classes
$10 000. Tel. 225-7755.
ENROL now at Soman &
Sons Driving School, First
Federation Building, Manget
Place & Croal Street. Manual &
automatic. Phone # 225-4858,
622-2872, 646-7806.
ENROL now at Shalorn
Driving School. Lot 2 Croal
Street, Stabroek. You could also
obtain an International Driver's
Permit. For more information,
call 227-3869, 622-8162. 611-

V-Ju jitsu. kungi fu, yoga,
sport health, self-defence. 228
Camp Street, N/C/B. Phone 225-
0677. 629-2119.

ESCAPE to rest. Massage
Therapy. Certified Massage
Therapist Ulelli Verkeke. 615-
MRS. SINGH Massage. If you
need a balanced massage, try
my therapeutic massage
combined with reflexology. Tel.
220-4842. Cell 615-6665.

DATING lonely? Need a
lover, a friend! Carib Singles
Dating Club 231-5304._
MAGAZINE of Worldwide
Pen Friend. Information?
Send stamped envelope -
CFI. PO Box 12154
Georgetown. Guyana.
MATURE male wants to
meet female friends. Send
picture & profile to. Carinb
connection P.O Box 2980 NY
10163 NY.
MEET interesting pen
friends from around the world
Send self-address stamped
enveloped to J. Noble. P.O. Box
12421, Bourda. Call 231-5304.
Businessman, retired East
Indian American resides in
Trinidad. seeks a female
companion who is fairly
attractive and thin, under 45
years. Call 0011-868-341-3534.
LOOKING for friends or a
serious relationship? Call The
Junior/Senior/Single Dating
Service, 18 80 yrs. Immediate
link after registration. Sat. & Sun.
only 10 am 4 pm. Tel. 223-
8237, 648-6098.

RAJA Yoga Hindi classes
protection Tabeej planet
guidance and protection for
spiritual people. Contact Buddy
- 225-0677.

cards. names and meaning
plaques, gift items and floral
arrangements 648-4024. 220-
HAVING problems with your
refrigerators, washing machine,
gas stove, air-conditioner? Then
call Lindon on 641-1086.

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Skilled Workers.
Business Class
Work Permits .
Students. Visitors.
Refugees Refused
Contact: Balwant
Persaud & Associates
Ct. irlili Canadian
57 Upper Robb Street,
Bourda, Gieorgetown
( , Oronoque St
and Albert St.)

Tel. 225-1540, 622-8308
HELLO the doctor is back'
Have your gas stove. repaired &
serviced. Also your kerosene
range changed to gas. Tel. 220-
ALL type of pressure washer
repais also outboard engines,
lawn mower, water pumps, chain
saws, brush cutter. Tel. 627-7835.
SERVICES and repairs to
all models domestic and
industrial gas cookers and ovens.
Contact Lawrence 646-7400,
627-0720. 226-6411.

TECHNICIANS available for
appliance repairs washers,
dryers, microwaves, stoves, deep
fr ers, etc. Call 622-4521/218-
NEED to build or renovate
your home or business carpentry
masonry, electrical, plumbing,
etc.? Contact Lawrence 646-
7400, 627-0720, 226-6411.
FOR all your construction
repairs, renovations, as well as
masonry, varnishing, plumbing
and painting. Contact
Moharned on 223-9710, 614-
FOR low cost air-conditioner,
refrigerator. microwave, freezer.
drink cooler repairs and servicing
electrical and solai paneI
installation. Call 225-4822. 624-
0004. 231-3547.

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FOR upholsters & stitchers.
Call 256-3538, 622-4760.
ARC and Acetylene welders.
Contact Ivan. Tel. 227-4243.
CANTER & Taxi Drivers and
Dispatchers. 226-5458.
ONE experienced
seamstress, great wages and
benefits. Roxie's 122
Merriman's Mall. Bourda.
PART-TIME Handyman/
Gardener Blue Skies Apartments
223 Peter Rose Street.
Queenstown. Georgetown.
FOR salesgirls/boys, porters
& security guards. Apply Avinash
Complex Water Street. Contact
226-3361, 227-7829.
Coast Demerara. Contact P.
Ramroop & Sons 1 'C' Orange
Walk, Bourda, G/town. Tel. 227-
Porters & Security Guards. Apply in
person to P. Ramroop & Sons, 23
Lombard Street, Werk-en-Rust.
GUEST house hotel
Manager. Experience necessary.
Written application Blue Skies
Apartments 223 Peter Rose
Street, Queenstown.
PORTERS to work at Garment
Factory & Stores. Apply at Lot D
Lama Avenue Bel Air Park. Contact
Reshma on Tel. 225-4492 or 225-
TRAINING, travelling, boarding
and lodging. HEALTH
Shopping Mall, Rosignol, West
Bank Berbice
VACANCY exists for one
Gardener/Handyman. Must be
able to work full-time. Apply in
person to i1'"- Shoppinq
Centre, 98 i .. .. Street,
VACANCY exists for Security
Guards. Must i.. iin.. I, it
e i t h e r d l a y o r ,, ,tl r i i .,i i '
in person to I i i 'l" ".j
Centre, 98 Regent Stieet,

ONE Porter from ECD.
Applicants must be literate and
have experience. Salary starts
at $11 000 weekly. Contact P.
Ramroop & Sons, Lot 'C' Orange
Walk. Bourda, G/town. Tel. 227-
VACANCIES exist for one
Computer Teacher/Tutor and
one Computer Operator at
Unitech Computer School. Send
application to Lot 10 Mon Repos
Public Rd.. ECD or Tel.
VACANCY for Front Desk
Clerk. Waiter. Waitress.
Restaurant Supervisor. Apply in
person with written application
Mon. to Sat. between 10 am and
6 pm at the Regency Suites
Hotel. 98 Hadfield Street. G/
1 ACCOUNTS Clerk -
computer literate: Machinist
Welder, Mechanic, Trainee
Machinist. Trainee Mechanics
Electrician: 1 whole day Maid.
Apply to. Technical Services
Inc., 18 23 Industrial Site.
Eccles. E B Dem
FEMALE Clerical Assistants.
also one computer typist. Apply
in person, with written
application, in your own
handwriting. Re uirements:
Math & English Horse Shoe
Racing Service. 6/7 Commerce
& Longden Sts., between 1:30
pm and 4 pm.
RK's Security needs 101
Security Guards and Officers for
Baton, Canine, & Armed
divisions. Former good
employees can reapply. (New
Dynamic & Prestigious Locations
Security Services. 125 Regent
Road, Bourda.
LIVE IN required. SHARED
household duties. Good pay.
Excellent living conditions.
Requirements: Triendly and
pleasant personality, must be
over 21. For more details, apply
DD Signs. 6 Avenue of the
Republic, (next door to Central
Garage), or 227-2814._
VACANCIES exist for one
(1) Handyman/Gardener,
Security Guard, also for teachers
in the Tollowing subject areas:
English, Literature, POB, OA. S/
S, POA. Apply with written
application to the Principal.
Apex Education 22 Atlantic
Gardens, ECD. Tel. 220-6139.
One (1) Female Office
Assistant Must have knowledge of
Payroll. NIS, Filing and must be
computer literate. Must be between
the ages of 25 and 30 years old.
Must have knowledge of Maths &
English and at least two (2) years
working experience. Apply in person
with a witten application and two
(2) references to: Len's, 136 Sheriff
Fourth Sts.. C/ville. CONTACT:

Subryanville, Kitty.
Telephone # 649-8547, 227-
CAMP and QLiamina
Streets. Call Tony Reid's
Realty. Tel. # 231-2064 or
225-2626. __
SHERIFF St. 2 hot spots.
Q/town 2-corner spots on
double lot. Tel. # 227-4876,
616-3743 Ryan.
-; 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.
LINDEN 7.5 acres farm
land. average 1 000 bearing fruit
trees, Coconuts, pears, mangoes
$15M. Ederson's -- 226-5496
EARL'S Court 2 house lots,
9 800 sq. ft ...i..ii.1 2-storey
luxurious mansion area for pool/
tennis $4M. Ederson's -- 226-
ALBERT!Robb Sts. cornel
spot with steel frame S501V
neg. Ideal 4.-storey general store.
200 mini malls. Ederson's -

LBI, ECD. CALL 227-1711.
ool and without pools. TEL.
26-8148, 625-1624.
Bank Demerara. house lots from
- $700 000: East Bank
Demerara; business centre lots
and house lots at Parika $3M
up. 619-6648. 266-2111.
SAILA PARK Vreed-en-
Hoop, Housing Scheme. House
lot for sale, near the public
road. Prime location, 2 miles
from V/Hoop Stelling. Tel #
225-7670 or 254-0397.
Campbellville S10.75M,
Cummings St. $12M, Mc
Doom $4.75M, Melanie -
$2.75M, Highway lands. TEL.
226-8148, 625-1624.
WELL Road Amelia's
Ward, Linden, corner lot 128"
x 125" x 130" x 60" Price $500
000. Contact Roberts Realty,
First Federation Life Bldg., Tel.
227-7627 office, 227-3768 -
home, 644-2099 cell.
- 227-4040 728-0796, 611-
3866. Land for sale. Houston,
EBD $48M; Grove $1.1M:
Happy Acres $11 M S38M,
Oleander Gdns $30M;
Courida Park S36M: BAP -
$25M and many more land for

CAMP St., semi-furn. S60
000. 647-0856, 225-5512.
ROOM for single
working female. Tele-
phone: 2 2 7 0 928.
FOR overseas visitors
apt. to rent in Kitty. Call
ROOM to rent in residential
area. Contact 231-8661, 629-
79 Atlantic Gdns. Call
220-6060, 626-2066.
ONE two-bedroom situated
at 202 Industry, HIS, ECD. Call
FURNISHED flat to let for
overseas visitors. Tel. 226-
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ONE Business place
(bottom flat) at 207 Barr St.,
Kitty..Tel.- 623-4700.
FURNISHED flats for
overseas visitors. Phone 227-
2995 Kitty.
FURNISHED rooms for
single working male $4 500
weekly. Tel. #613-2647.
PHONE 225-9944.
KITTY, Campbellville -
furnished and unfurnished 1,
3-bedroom apts. 233-6160
1 B E D R 0 0 M
apartment for MATURE
Kitty. Call 616-4690.
NEW one-bedroom apt.,
suitable for single girl or couple.
Price $27 000. Phone 227-
5852, 646-2964.
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NEW one-bedroom apt.,
fully furnished. Price $45 000.
Phone 227-5852, 646-2964.
furnished and unfurnished
house by itself in Republic Park
$60 000. 225-6556
2-BEDROOM bottom flat
at 317 East St., N/CiB. Contact
Tel. Nos. 621-9527. 613-0099.
ROOMS and apartments
to let on a daily/nightly basis
from $4 000 daily Call 227-
1 unfurnished apt. in Kitty
Fully grilled, tiled. AC, water 24
hours, etc. Price ($45 000) neg
Call 609-8315
BOTTOM flat 3-bedroom
- $80 000 neg. Civille. hot
and cold. self contained, etc
Tel, 628-6855.

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RENT. TEL. 647-2900.
ONE top flat Bel Air Park,
unfurnished $60 000. Phone
225-2626, 231-2064.
HOUSE by itself apt. -
US$500 with AC phone.
Tony Reid 225-2626, 231-
bedroom upper flat on
storage bond. One business
place. 233-6160.
TO rent (1) two-bedroom
downstairs in Festival City.
Price $30 000. Tel. 218-
1014, 618-7483._
TWO 2-bedroom
apartment in Eccles. Tel.
service, internet and cable TV
access. Tel. 233-2369.
ONE executive apartment
fully furnished with tel., water
and lights. Tel. 226-7380,
NEW two-bedroom house
in convenient location.
Parking available. Price $60
000. Phone 227-5852, 646-
FULLY furnished one-
bedroom bottom flat
apartment, 10"9 Carmichael
St. Tel. # 227-4847 or 648-
3-BEDROOM top flat with
verandah & parking $48 000.
Tel. 225-5512, 647-0856.
1 2-BEDROOM top flat
apt., Mc Doom, EBD $25 000
per month. Call 265-2107,
TOP flat to rent and
bottom flat for business. Ideal
for business or bond in Barr
St., Kitty. Call 226-4014..
1-BEDROOM in Kitty, fully
furnished. For out of town and
overseas guest. Call 227-2466
or 644-7742.
2-BEDROOM bottom flat
Lot 17 'CC' Eccles Park, EBD.
Tel. 233-3196.
DEL CASA building -
Bottom flat and First floor on
Middle St. suitable for Doctors
Lab. offices, restaurant, stores.
Tel. 225-5591, 619-5505.
ONE furnished room for
single person. Call 223-1304
or 231-9555 for details.
bedroom house, out door
toilet and bath $15 000 per
month. 220-2334.
NEW furnished two-
bedroom house in Garnett
Street, Newtown, Kitty. Price -
S85 000. Phone 227-5852.
ONE (1) bottom flat
furnished apartment situated
at Lot 109 Carmichael Street.
North Cummingsburg. Tel. #
227-4847, 648-7196.
ONE single bedroom
apartment to rent. Preferably
a single working person. For
more information, call 611-
ROOMS for UG Student,
or single working persons and
3-be room apt. for small
family near UG. Call 612-
$22 000. $32 000, $45 000. $50
000. FURNISHED $26 000. $30
000, $45 000. ROOMS $11
000 $16 000. Call 231-6236.
4572, 222-5053.
LARGE flats ideal for
business and residence
simultaneously, in Kingston -
US$1 000 per flat. Charles,
Singh Realty. Tel. # 225-5512,
NEW 2-flat self-contained
6-bedroom concrete
executive building, together
or single. Excellent location -
Ogle Air Strip Road. 222-
ONE business spot for
Barber Shop/Salon, fully
loaded, located @ Vreed-en-
Hoop. Contact # s 225-7073.
FURNISHED apartment for
overseas guest at Garnett St., C/
ville G/town. Contact Ms. Dee
on 223-1061 or 612-2677.
residential large 2-bedroom,
fully furnished top flat
US$900 per month.
Unfurnished 3-bedroom top
flat US$500. Tel. 624-4225.
1-BEDROOM apts. from -
$20 000 up, 1 family dwelling
- $45 000, 3-bedroom bottom
flat apt. $45 000. Contact
Preview Realty 225-8088 -

FEMALE. TEL. 226-5035 (08:00
17:00 HRS.)
STORE at Regent & Hinck
Sts., Berbice Car Park. Suitable
for boutique or store, etc. Tel.
225-2319, 226-4177
houses, flats, apts., furnished/
unfurnished countrywide. Tel. #
227-4876, 616-3743 Ryan.
furnished 3-bedroom house
for rent in Eccles Housing
Scheme. 3 months only. $30
\000 per month. 629-3208.
BATH. 227-0972.
ONE three-bedroom semi-
furnished top flat (no children or
pets) at Public Road, Mc Doom,
next to Post Office. Phone 226-
3-BEDROOM apartment,
filly furnished in Craig St.,
Campbellville for overseas
guest. Short term. Call Tel. 223-
BUYING selling, renting or
managing of properties. Call
Preview Realty at 225-8088.
Ask for Curtis.
ONE upper three bedroom
house located at 131 Surat
Drive. Triumph, ECD $35 000
per month. 220-5173, 220-6245,
FULLY furnished 3-bedroom
bungalow wind solar, hot water.
in gated community. Weekly or
monthly rental. Contact Ganesh -
618-5070, 641-2946.
EXECUTIVE houses by
themselves area Ogle, Atlantic
Gardens. Price $100 000 to $250
000 neg. Enquiries pis. Call 220-
7021. Cell 624-6527
ONE two-bedroom bottom
flat with toilet and bath, water. -
$30 000 at Middle Road, La
Penitence. Tel. 227-0328. (No
agents).Working couple .
1-BEDROOM apt. large and
spacious in a gated community.
24 hrs security, water and
electricity. $20 000 monthly.
VContact No. 618-5070. Pin.
'Versailles, WBD.
QUEENSTOWN, fully fur-
nished 1 & 3-bedroom apartment
with parking space to rent. Suitable
for overseas visitors on short term
basis. Tel. # 226-5137/227-1843
ONE-BEDROOM apartment
at Lamaha Park. self-contained, hot
and cold water, airport pickup,
telephone, internet access.
Overseas visitors welcome. Tel. 231-
4872, 625-6352.
executive 3-bedroom lower flat
for immediate rental great and
quite neighbourhood US$500
(neg.) Jewanram 227-1988,
270-4470, 623-6431.
FURNISHED and unfurnished
apartments one, two, three & four
bedrooms. Queenstown -
residential, from US$25 per day,
long term also available. Tel. 624-
4225. _
VISITORS. TEL: 218-0392, 648-
7504, 218-0287........
TOP flat $40 000; (1
bedroom $30 000. rooms $17
000 $19 000. Section F F -
US$600 & US$700, house by itself
US$500. Call 225-2709. Business
office bond.
SOUTH Ruimveldt one-
bedroom apartment, full
furnished (2 persons bed, AC
DVD, TV & kitchen & bathroom),
overseas visitors only. US$30 per
day. Tel. 218-4801. 647-2549.
LATCHMAN Singh Realty.
Phone 225-8097. Cell 661-
0550. Land for Sale. Land in
Newtown. Kitty. Georgetown. For
rent Furnished 2-bedroom
apartment with car port. Bel Air
Park $60 000 per month. Bel
Air Park 3-bedroom house,
servant quarter USS1 500.
BEL Air furnished, AC, hot
and cold. generator US$2 000-
Nandy Park furnished, AC -
USS750, Camp St. furn., AC -
US$700, Quamina St. fum., AC -
US$700, Ogle furn., AC, USS1
500. Tel. # 225-5512. 647-0856.
residence. GUYSUCO
CARICOM) 1 fully furnished
house US$1 300; COURIDA
PARK 1 & 2-bedroom apts.;
furnished & unfurnished 1 & 2-
bedroom apts.; NANDY PARK -
furnished house. AC; DIAMOND
executive house US$1 500.
TEL. 226-8148, 625-1624.

NANDY Park fully furnished
with AC, phone, etc. US$650:
Regent Street bottom US$2
500 neg.; Bel Air Park US$1 500,
unfurnished. Contact Roberts
Realty First Federation Life Bldg..
Tel. 227-7627 Office 227-3768-
home, 644-2099 cell.
bedroom top flat $40 000, Bel
Air Gardens, 4-bedroom
executive house US$1 500,
Nandy Park, 3-bedroom house
(furnished)'- US$650, Bel Air
Park 4-bedroom house -
SERVICES 223-4928, 648-
OFFICE space upper
Hadfield iStreet, Staborek,
suitable for, Internet cafe,
Cpnsultarcy, etc $80 000
monthly; .420 sq. ft. four-
bedroom fully fur. house, (3 self-
contained), one on ground floor,
AA Eccles US$2 000; three-
bedroom fur. House, Republic
Pk. US$1 500; four-bedroom
fully fur. house, Nandy Park.
veranda to each room US$1
500. Will Realty 227-2612,
227-4040. 628-0796, 611-3866.
To let Regent St. US$2 000
US$15 000. Lamaha Gdns. -
US$2 500 US$5 000. Bel Air
Gdns.- US$2 500, Bel Voir Court
US$2 500, William St.. C/ville
US$600 Sec 'K' US$2 500,
Bel Air Park US$1 600,
Queenstown US$650, New
Amsterdam US$3 500,
Alberttown $45 000, Kitty $90
000 and many more house to
REALTY. TEL. 225-5512. 621-
COU.RIDA PARK 1 and 3-
bedroom apartments, furnished -
very nice 4- bedroom, furnished -
- elegant 4-bedroom large
mansion, unfumished US$2 500
THOMAS STREET- 2-flat for offices
- (1)top at $150000 and (2) bottom
- $90 000. BEL AIR PARK -
beautiful 8-bedroom mansion, with
swimming pool and lawn tennis
court, fully furnished US$5 500.
bedroom partly furnished US$750
and lots more all over. Call 226-
7182 and cell 615-6124
with Style."
FURNISHED Queenstown -
US$2 000, Lamaha Gardens -
US$800, New Haven US$2
000, S/K/Campbellville US$2
000. Bel Air Park US$2 000.
Caricom Gardens US$1 300.
Happy Acres US$1 500. Kitty -
US$600, Atlantic Gardens
USS1 000, S/K/Campbellville -
US$1 600, Blygezight Gardens
- US$1 000, Subryanville -
USS850, Campbellville -
US$400: LBI US$1 500 &
US$1 200, Ogle US$1 400.
Gardens US$700. Kitty -
US$400, Bel Air Park USS1
500, Prashad Nagar US$2 000.
Atlantic Gardens US$1 200.
Kitty $55 000. Also houses for
middle income families. Contact
- 222-1319/615-1609
"Have Faith in Christ. today".
227-1988. 623-6431. 270-4470
E m a i I :
jewanalrealty( vah
(office/residence) US$2 500,
el Air Park US$1 500, Kitty -
$60 000. $45 000, US$750 (F/
F), USS500 (FF) Caricom/
GuySuCo Gardens US$1 200,
EAST BANK: School $120 000,
Providence -$50 000, Eccles
'AA (F/F)- US$2 000. Diamond
- US$1 500. EAST COAST:
Courida Park US$3 000 (F/F'
Atlantic Gardens US$5 000;'
US$2 000/US$1 000/USS500.
Happy Acres USS2 000/US$S1
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 USS1 500.
North Road US$1 200.
Brickdam US$800, bond,
restaurants etc. Versailles -
executive -- US$3 000. 3-storey
US$1 500. Nandy Park US650.
residence/business/office -
Cummings & Light $120
000. East St. $75 000. Kitty
$45 000

REALTY. TEL. 225-5512, 621-

3-STOREY house located in
Central Berbice. Price negotiable.
Call 231-5171.
ONE 2-storey wooden front
building in Kitty. Price $7.5M. Call
Preview Realty 225-8088.
ONE 2-apt. building for sale.
At 40 Atlantic Ville, ECD. Price -
$9 million. 223-1940 or 225-4482.
THOMAS Street, Guyhoc,
Grove and in Ogle with big land
space for $2.7M. Tel. 218-1014,
2-FLAT concrete house suitable
to diplomatic standard in highly
residential area $20M. Tel. # 227-
4876, 616-3743 Ryan
HOUSE and land at Parika
Backdam, EBE (8 acres land), 2
miles from Parika Market. Tel..611-
3133 or 222-3652 after 6 pm.
1 FIVE-BEDROOM, two-storey
house, wooden and concrete in
Pike Street, Kitty. $9M negotiable.
Phone 226-8527.
URGENT needed residential,
commercial buildings to buy/rent
Georgetown/other areas Ederson's
- 226-5496. gy
TWO-STOREY wood and
concrete house. Excellent
condition. Area 'H' Lot 3 Ogle
Front, ECD. Contact Keith on
222-7960 or 626-4501.
ONE going business premises:
one secured beautifully tiled office:
one three-bedroom house fully
killed in New Amsterdam. Tel: 333-
MUST go! 5-bedroom new
vacant 2-storey 5-bedroom house.
Lot 202 Section 'C' Enterprise,
ECD. Call Eddie 611-8912 or
TWO-FLAT residential
Regent Road. Bourda $27M neg :
residence with garden and eight
acres Orangestein, E.B. Esseq.
Barnes Mc Caskey Realty. 266-
2111. 619-6648
2-STORE Y business /
residential property at 56 Section
D Cumberland, East Canje -
phone, electricity, etc. Price neg.
Tel 628-5264, 339-2678.
acres transported developed
land with man made lake 1850
x 380 x 8), bond- 74 x 44 Also
a concrete house. Tel. 218-2319.
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.
BEAUTIFUL executive house.
double lot, Ogle. opposite
Pradoville. Lands D'Aguiars Park,
Executive and New Haven. Tel,
611-0315 Ganesh._
PARIKA Reserve Road just
off main road Pet Shop.
Building 3-storey building and
land. Asking $39M. Norbert
deFreitas 231-1506/642-
DE FREITAS Associates. Tel.
225-0302, 233-5711, 609-2302,
614-7961. Buyers need property -
G/town, ECD, EBD, WBD, WCD,
4-BEDROOM concrete & wooden
house. Ketley St, Charlestown.
formerly Rudy's Liquor Restaurant
(corner ot) $18M neg. Contact 227-
SINGH REALTY. TEL. 225-5512.
R/PARK, Eccles, Queenstown.
LIGardens, C/burg, Kitty, C/ville,
WBD, Essequibo. De Freitas
Associates Tel. 225-0502. 233-
5711, 609-2302. 614-7961.
SALE. HOPE, EBD riverside land.
ship, warehouse, bond, business -
$12MiUS$60 000. Ederson's
2 2 6 5 4 9 6
1 3-BEDROOM concrete house
for sale in 'BB' Sec.. Eccles, EBD.
Upstairs all facilities & overhead
tank. Downstairs 2 2-bedroom self-
contained apartments. Yard
concrete and fenced Parkina
facilities. Call 233-2180, 616-

FOR sale by owner -
property at Public Road De
Hoop, Mahaica, ECD. Call 623-
ROBB/Camp Sts. 3 2-
storey wooden buildings. Ideal
for (100) mini malls. Road to
alley $35M. 226-5496.
ATLANTIC Gardens -
vacant new 2-storey 4-bedroom
mansion $14M/US$70 000.
Ederson's 226-5496.
SOESDYKE vacant 2-
storey wooden & concrete 3-
bedroom mansion. Well, phone
- $13.5M. Ederson's 226-
5496. ederson@guyana.
ROBB/Bourda Market 2-
storey concrete building. Road
to alley. Ideal 100 mini malls -
$50M. Ederson's 226-5496.

For all your Real Eslate needs. Buying,
Selling, Leasing of residence,
commercial and industrial
land/ property also
mortgage/financing approval,
valuation, property
Call anytime
Jewanrami's Realty
227-1 988/270-4470/623-6430
Email: iewanalrealty@ya-ioo.corn

buildings Granville Park.
Subryanville, South Ruimveldt,
Diamond, Grove. Ederson's -
2 2 6 5 4 9 6
OVERSEAS owners,
parents, friends buildings
needed repairs. We have
management services 226-
BRICKDAM vacant 2-
storey 4-bedroom colonial
mansion. 3 house lots. Ideal
hotel. insurance $50M.
Ederson's 226-5496.
flat concrete, buildings front. 3
bedrooms back 2 bedrooms.
lhone, light. water $6M
person's 226-5496.
ATLANTIC Gardens -
vacant 2-storey mansion, area
for swimming pool, tennis -
$30M. Ederson s 226-5496.
A BEAUTIFUL large 4-
bedroom concrete house at
Ruimzeight Garden, WCD with
24 hours armed security, built-
in wardrobe. 2 bathrooms, hot
and cold water, kitchen diner.
and many extra Please call
268-3214 for quick sale.
2-BEDROOM house.
concrete and wood parking
lace. Lot 314 Section B Non
ariel, ECD. Fully grilled 4-side
concrete fence, 10-ft. high.
double front fence with chicken
pen to accommodate 1 000
chickens, yard fully concrete.
Price $3.7 million neg. Tel.
270-4213, 647-0489.
business/residence $18.5M. 2-
bedroom ENMORE property -
$6.75M, LBI S3.9M. KITTY -
S6.5M, Cummings St. $12M. Mc
Doom $4.75M. Anna Cathenna -
$3M. TEL. 226-8148, 625-1624
GROVE S6.5M & S12M. W.
Ruimveldt $8M, P/Nagar -
SERVICES 223-4928. 648-
-1 7 9 9
N e p e 1 2 0 0 2 @ y v
SALE by owner: Front
two-stor cy. 4-bed oom.
grilled, concrete house
with toilet & bath, enclosed
garage. Second house both
located at Triumph, ECD.
2-bedroom house with toilet
and bath at Cove & John. Price
negotiable. Tel. 227-6993.
BUYING, selling, renting or
managing of properties. Call us at
Raphael's Real Estate &
Property Managerent Service
204 E '. Chailotte Street, Bouiiit
Tel. # 225-8241 or 227-4950 Fax
227-1537. Emai.
raphaelrealty@yahoo corn

bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2
kitchens, suits two families,
property investor, land 48
x 141. Worth viewing. 110 -
240v. Mrs. Y. Wilson 226-
2650 or 229-2566.
225-5591 OR 619-5505.
ONE (1) newly
constructed three (3)-
storey concrete building,
located Lot 31 Broad
Street, Charlestown.
Convenient for business and
comfortable dwelling.
Contact Millennium
Consultancy Unit 166
Charlotte St., Lacytown. Tel.
227-4757, 627-5279.
ONE building -
33 000 sqI ft at P=k Ideal for
Hotel, Store, Hospital or a'y other
type of businses, 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.
HOUSE lot in D'Aguiar's
Park $33M; one four-
bedroom wooden building
on corner lot, with extra lot
thrown in $18M; Kitty,
industrial parcel fenced,
infrastructures in place and
maintained by Village
Council 19 999 sq. ft.
(approx. % acre) $17M' one
four-bedroom new concrete
building, Continental Park -
$35M. ills Realty 227-
2612, 627-8314.
LOT 63 The Town &
Country Estates, Pin.
Versailles, West Bank
Demerara. Located in gated
community with 24 hours
security, high quality finish
throughout. 3 bedrooms.
fully furnished, solar water
heater, move in condition.
Available for immediate
occupancy. Contact Seetaranm.
264-2946 or Ganesh 618-
- 2-storey fully concreted
house bedrooms, 2 full
bathrooms, American fixture
faucet, sink, toilet, cabinet,
hot water tank, eating
kitchen, built-in wardrobe.
central air-conditioner, car
garage, front view to Public
Road. Lot 6 Nandy Park.
EBD. Interested person only
to call. Day 226-7806.:
evening 225-8410 _
ECCLES. (new concrete
house) S7M, Meadow
Brook 2-flat S5.5M,
Tucville S5.5M. D'Urban St.
(by Mandela Avenue) -
$6M, Blygezight $12M,
North Ruimveldt S4.5M,
Providence $7M, (land 240'
ton) S12M, Cummings St.
- $12M & S14M. LAND -
Subryanville $6M.
Diamond $500 000, Canal
No. 2 $350 000. Call 231-
FURNISHED three-storey
house with spacious welr-
developed lawns six self-
contained rooms (5 are air-
conditioned), three other
rooms (2 are air-
conditioned), three sitting
areas, two dining areas, two
verandahs two kitchen
areas, maid's quarters and
outdoor swimming pool. For
additional information,
contact 226-3361, 227-
7829, 226-6594.
THOMAS Street, front two-
storey cottage wood and
concrete $105M neg.: South
Aubrey Barker Road, twvo-storev
five-bedroom $12.5M neg..
Section 'K'. C!ville three
bedroom, two-storev S20M
neg., Tucville, two-slorey four-
bedroom $5.5M, Melanie
Cottaqcie needs repair $2.5M.
Non Panel $6M and others.
Prices from $5.5M S100M.
Contact Roberts Realty, Fir' st
Federation Life BIdq.. Tel. 227-
7627 Office, .-3768 -
Home. 644-2090 Cell
REALTY 227-4040, 628-
0796, 611-3866. Properties
for sale Ogle $18M -
$80M, Diamond $5,5M -
$25M, BAP $24M $46M,
Linden $7M. Soc. 'K' -
$22M $32M. BAS $55M -
$135M. New Haven $34M.
AA Eccles $28M, BB Eccles
- $27M, CC Eccles $18M.
P, Naqar $19M $55M,
Atlanic Gdns S22M -
S5O'vi Oleander Gdns.
$47M. and more for sale.

24 SUNDAY CHRONICLE October 22,2006

TWO (2-FLAT 3-
5512, 621-2239.
40 ACRES of fertile land,
partly cultivated in citrus,
banana, limes, tangerine,
three-bedroom wooden
building, 2 '. yrs old, location
Princess Carolina, WBD,
$15M; one concrete split level
two-bedroom building on
large land, Canal No. 2, WBD,
$6M; one three-bedroom
concrete building on 1.2 acre
of land. Land of Canaan -
$15M; one two-bedroom
wooden cottage on stilts, St.
Stephen's Street,
Charlestown; one three-storey
wooden building, suitable for
school, Werk-en-Rust $25M;
one three-storey concrete and
wooden building in George
St., W/Rust $25M: two house
lots 80 x 113 ft.. LBI $6M
each; one three-bedroom
concrete and wooden
building in oood condition on
14 000- sq.ft. of land, LBI -
$18M neg.; one two-bedroom
concrete building with
furnishings Non ParieT- $16M;
one five-bedroom concrete
building Atlantic Gardens -
$20M; one large three-storey
wooden building on large
large land $125M neg.: one
Kingston lot 62 x 182 ft -
US$350 000: 80 acres of land
@$4M, $3M, per acre, EBD:
O0 acres of land @$2.5M per
acre, EBD: land @ BV with all
infrastructures in place -
$16M: one four-bedroom
concrete building in
Continental Park. EBD -
$35M. Wills Realty 227-
2612, 627-8314.
SOUTH Ruimveldt S8M.
$9M. $12M: Aubrey Barker
Road (4-bed.) S15M: North
Ruimveldt (Mecdeci Scheme)
- $4.5M; Meadow Brook Gdns.
(7-bed.) 3 apts.. telephones -
flat) $5.3M: Guyhoc Park -
6.5M: BLYGEZIGHT Gdns. -
10M: Tucville $5 5M;
D'Aguiar Scheme $15M;
Ogle (2-flat) 6-bedroom -
f9M; ECCLES $5M, $6M.
7M. (with bath tub & Jacuzzi)
- $15M KITTY S6M, S7M,
$9M, & $10M; Cummingsburg
(near Georgetown Hospital)
for DOCTOR'S office/res. or
clinic $9M: CUMMINGS &
QUAMINA Sts. 4-corner
business spot); CUMMINGS &
SECOND Sts. (massive 4-
corner business spot); Prospect
- (4-bed) Phone & parking
(tinted windows), new concrete
verandah $7M;
PROVIDENCE (5-bed 2-flat)
land 240' long $12M;
Friendship 2-flat (with
business) from road to river -
$12M. Mc Doom $4.5M,
Cummings St. $14M, LAND
Diamond- $500 000, Canal 2
- $350 000. Call 231-6236.
Nagar, Bel Air Park.
Queenstown. Section K, AA
Eccles,: D'Aguiar Park. New
Providence, Ogle,
Cuummings Lodge, Little
Diamond, Kitty, Liliendaal,
Thomas Street 15.925 sq
ft., Camp St 7,564 sq. ft.,
Mc Doom 10.535 sq. ft.,
Goedverwagting 12,075 sq.
ft., La Penitence Public Road,
Princes St., Sussex St.. Grove
Public Road, Regent St..
South Road, Little Diamond,
STORE), Croal St., New
Amsterdam, Brickdam, Eccles
Public Ra.. UG Road -
Cummings Lodge. LAND: For
any type of application: House
lots in prime areas, wharf age,
bond, cattle ranch, aqua
culture, resort, rice farming -
Land of Canaan, Friendship,
Linden Highway. TO LET: We
have the perfect flats, houses
and bonds for the middle
income, executives,
embassies, well-secured with
most amenities. Tel. 226-
4362/621-4802 Email:

EALTY 225-5512, 621-2239.

Attention property &

moior vehicle owners!

Do you have properties

to sell or ren,or

motor vehicles

to sell?
For a fantastic

deal contact:

Charles, Singh Realty

And Auto Sales.

ONE 9 (nine)-piece dinette
set. # 227-0882.
4955, 8 am to 4 pm.._ _-_
FOR sale Palm Plants and
hanging baskets Call 225-6966
PARTS for washing
machines. Telephone -
227-0060. 641-2026.
PUPS for sale Rottweiler
mixed with Doberman. Rocky --
PARTS for twin tub washing
machines (new). Telephone 641-
2026, 227-0060.
ONE Datsun engine and
gear box 120Y, good condition,
Price $40 000. Call 617-8242-
1 NEW Coleman generator
6875 watts with manual. Tel.
225-8931, 628-0764. Owner
pups, 4 months old. vaccinated
and dewormed. Tel. # 222-5013.
2 DOBERMAN & Pitbull
mixed pups (fernale), 3 mths.
Old, fully vaccinated and
dewormed. Price neg. Call 229-
GLASS cases, computer
systems, stand up cooler, DVDs,
grinder (kitchen aid), bar stools.
Rattan) 231-8748, 222-6494
TOYOTA Cressida Mark 11
car, perfect condition. Property
at 75E Garnett Street, Kitty.
Phone 225-1911 office hours.
64" PHILIPS TV brand new,
also Bose 321 Series 11 DVD
home entertainment system.
225-2319, 226-4177
1 COMPLETE boat seine
engine, pen, etc. 1 IRZ minibus,
excellent condition. 1 going bar
in Anerica. Tel. 645-8426,220-
...... .. . ... . . . . . . ..... .... ..
Recorders, electric guitars,
keyboards, drum machine, flat
screen TVs. digital cameras, I-
Pods. Tel, 226-6432, 623-2477.
EARTH, sand and reef sand.
excavating, grading, leveling of
sand, clearing & laying of pipe
also done. Call 628-3840.
ONE Food Cart, white
plastic chairs and tables, suites,
couch, foot spa, dishes, glasses,
vases, etc. Phone 226-0170.
PURE Bred German
Shepherd pups 8 mths. Old, fully
vaccinated & dewormed. Call

250 HP & 300 HP YAMAHA
110V & 220V. CONTACT 223-
DOREMAN mixed with
Belgian and malinof Pure
breed Doberman. Tel. 254-1145
or 614-1105.
FISHER double cassette
deck, pressure sprayer, electric
oven, seven-piece dinette set,
single bed. Tel. 611-3153. ..
BIG Snackette with every
thing inside, presently in
operation. 231-4139. 643-4350
- ask forAbdul.
ONE (1) complete music set
for sale. 4 15" base box, 2450
QSC, etc. Price $950 000
negotiable. Tel. # 229-2308 or
cell # 609-6723.
STALL for sale. corner spot,
good location. Stabroek Market.
Price negotiable Contact Tel.
225-4413. 277-3814, 619-9972.
GENERAC 7 500 watts
portable generator De Walt 13/4
p router. De Freitas Associates.
Tel. 225-0502. 233-5711, 609-
FAST Food type display
Food Warmers. 4 pieces only,
very good condition. Good price.
Call Cindy 225-1620, 624-
INTEGRATED Amplifier 500
watts speakers boxes, with
speakers horn tweeters. etc.. one
125 G motorcycle. Price
negotiable 622-0267. 629-
1 GARCO Baby car seat -
$25 000 neg.. 1 baby crib with
drawers $40 000 neg., large 3-
pc. suite $75 000neg 'Call
222-1319 or 616-5693. _
HONDA Pressure washers.
Honda generator. Honda water
pump, Lincoln 250 Amp welder.
chest freezer. All new best offer
627-6659 or 621-1309
DELL CPX Latitude Laptop
suitable for students 20 GB. 128
RAM USB port, CD rom and 3.5
floppy drive Call 8 am 8 pm.
610-9724, Mon Sat.
TOSHIBA Satellite Laptop,
wireless 40 GB. 256 RAM, more
than 1 2 GH:- LISS00, plus soft
ware CD D'vD combo. Call 610-
9724. 8 am 8 pm. Mon Sat.
CLAY Roofing Tiles. A
quantity of Field Ties with an
'S' profile and ridge tiles with a
semicircular profile For more
information and prices. kindly
call Tel. 623-7092.
BODY parts AT 170, AT
150, AE 91, EE 96. FB 13. FB
12. YR20. YR 21. SV 22, EP 82,
EP 71 Turbo, engines
transmissions, gear box. Eddies
Auto Spares -- 227-2835.
HURRY to Sky Universal.
authorised dealer of Phillips Sky
Digital Satellite Dish. For the best
offer, 156 Channels including ay
per view and audio. Call 227-1151.
4 HONDA Power washers. 2
STHIL weeding machines. 1 12
/2 planer, 1 air compressor. 1 6
000 Yamaha Generator. 1 Lawn
mower. New items. Tel. 267-
2329, 646-5179.
LAND Rover Defender 110,
excellent condition: Pitbulls, one
blue. one fawn: filing cabinets; one
4 drawers, one 2 doors; computer
system, 350 Lbs international gym
weights with 3 bars. Contact 220-
0669. 643-3271. ______3e
1 BOB CAT 250 NT 250
Amp welder 10 000 watt. 1 miller
milIermalice 130, CV DC
welding power source wire
feeder. 1 air compressor (220v).
1 billiard table. 1 3-speed De
Walt buffing machine. 1 sanding
machine. Contact M. Singh. Tel.
South-Ben rotary phase
converter input voltage 230.
single phase output voltage 230
-. 460 3-phase (6 Hp). All in
immaculate condition. Call 626-
5306, 644-8952.
& GAME CUBE Video game
systems, games & accessories.
Game from $5 000 up.
Gamestation Video Game & DVD
Store, Pouderoyen Main Road,
WBD, Mon. -. Sat.. 10 am -- 8
pm. Tel. # 609-8132, 611-9001.
equipment for sale power amps,
monitor systems, JBL speakers,
24/32 channel mixers, complete
P.A. system. 85 KVA generator,
stage, guitars, keyboards. Anil -
613-3386, 266-0265, Sheik -
227-7528, 629-4282.

16-CHANNEL Mackie mixer
- ($85 000)- 1 JBL power
speaker ($120 000) with speaker
stand; 1 Peavey guitar/vocal
effects ($30 000) 1 guitar tuner
(new) ($5 000), 1Pioneer House
amp. ($35 000), 1 Zebra 18"
complete speaker ($50 000).
227-7528, 629-4282 1 Aleseis
drum machine ($40 000).


Microwave (Sharp)
Transformer -
100-watt &
Stabliser L I
Fax/Copier -
Portable DVD
player (Toshiba)

Owners migrating

Call 617-1755

JUST arrived from the UK are,
enerators in different sizes,
2RB dragline engine.
transmission and under carriage
parts, Perkins engines 4 & 6
cylinders, 1 400 & 1 500 x 20
tyres, mini excavator and
caterpillar excavator & skid steer.
TK truck Cab & engine, model M
axles, etc. Also (1) 6" dredge
complete, (2) icom'radio & (1)
Toyota Hilux E-Cab 4x4 Pick up
in excellent condition. Contact
Tel 220-2034. Tel./Fax: 220-
1 KENDALL pipe treading
machine. 1 Wilson 18" Surfacer
& jointer, 1 Junior white head
tools 12" surface. 1 Wadkin 16"
surface & jointer. 1 Richmond, 2
- Wadkin sharpeners. 2 cross
cut saw. 3 spindle moulder. 1 -
J WVjaCkin 6-head moulder. 1 -
J J. Smith co. 5-head moulder,
1 dust collector, flat blades,
slotted blades, blots and nuts for
tongue Cutter, Drill press,
Grinders sleeves, compressor
pointers. Tel. 270-6460, 644-
0150, 609-7852.
- $20 000, SINGLE FRAME $35
270-4532 OR 624-7023._
drill press 110, 240v on stand -
$105000: 1 bench type drill press
English made, 110 v $60 000:
1 Black & Decker cross cut saw.
110v $10 000: 1 2 000 watts
transformer $10 000; 1 new 16-
feet ladder aluminum in 2 8-ft.
half English made $25 000: 1
4-feet platform ladder for
cleaning $10 000: 1 side and
edge sander. 110 240 v on stand
- S30 000; 1 industrial and
commercial Dayton vacuum
cleaner with large dust bag, 110v
for floo oror carpet cleaning $35
000: 1 truck hydraulic dump pump
- $35 000; 200 new tyre liners for
truck size 20 $1 000 each W/S:
1 large bench grinder 110v $30
000; 10 buckets of 5-pallon
carpet adhesive paste $'5 000
each: 4 wash basins with not and
cold water fittings $8 000 each.
British made; 50 parabolic
diffusers 4 ft. x 2 ft. lamps with
cubical reflectors and 4 4-ft.
tubes 240 volts $12 500 each;
12 GE security lamps with ballast
240v $6 000 each, 3 000 watts.
Call 641-2284,

ONE Toyota Hilux 4 x 4
Double Cab. Tel. # 226-1629.
(1) TOYOTA 4-Runner, (1)
CRV Honda. 227-4955, 626-
1 AE 170 Carina car.
excellent condition. Tel. # 628-
Model M truck. Tel:
ONE Toyota Tundra, I-
150. Tel. 623-5534, 227-

1 RZ minibus good
working condition. Tel.
227-7548, 629-3996
ONE (1) AT 192 Carina, fully
powered, excellent condition.
Tel. # 256-3750.
1 BLACK Toyota Long Base
Extra Cab pick up. Contact M.
Singh 645-1976.
motorcycle. For sale. Contact #
BRAND new, Grand Vitara -
$9.8M up. 266-2111, 619-6648.
2002 NISSAN Pathfinder
2002 Toyota Tundra. Fully
loaded. 619-0063, 643-9891.
1 AT 192 CARINA, never
registered, 1 AE 110 Sprinter.
(Price $1.5M neg.) Contact 624-
8802. .
1 TOYOTA AT 170 Corona
EFI motor car in excellent
condition, automatic, CD,
spoiler. Call 231-5680.
SUNNY B15 2003 Model.
Finished only 6 000- miles.
Vehicle never registered -
$2.3M. Call 225-2611.
DODGE Grand Caravan
(SE) 5-door double air bags.
like new. 226-4177, 225-23-19
LEYLAND 411 Truck without
Dump and Tray. Perfect
condition $1 650 000 neg.
613-3386. 266-0265, 227-
7528. ___
ONE AT 170 Carina & one
AE 100 Corolla both
automatic, ful!y powered.
excellent condition. Tel. 626-
excellent condition: 2 AT 192
Carina EFI. fully powered. Tel.
222-2905, 641-3821.
ONE Coaster bus in good
working condition. Contact
616-37-36 or 660-1564. No
reasonable offer refused.
ONE AA 60 Carina. in
excellent working condition,
needs body work tape deck,
AC etc. Tel. 617-4063/225-
2005 TOYOTA Tacoma.
access doors, Extended Cab.
2003 ToVota Tundra. full
loaded. 619-0063. (43-9891."
2000 MODEL Toyota
Tacoma Tel. 610-3880, 612-
7666.Price negotiable.
excellent condition. Prices -
$575 000 and $475 000. Tel.
RZ JJ series, S. Custom
front. Green/mags/spoiler/
music/crys. light/big mir/benz
horn $-.5M.' 09-9218.
ONE AT 170 Carina PKK
series, immaculate condition.
Price $875 000.Contact Paul -
259-3237. 619-9451.
ONE Nissan Sunny
wagon, mag rims. in working
condition. $250 000 or best
offer. Tel. 270-4465 or 642-
AT 192 immaculate
condition. Contact Atlantic
Realty & Auto Sales. 226-9731,
ONE Toyota Sprinter AE 91
- good condition, AC mags. CD
$775 000 neg. Tel. 225-9895,
225-5591 OR 612-5505.
1 AE 91 COROLLA. fully
powered, PFF series, working
condition $650 000 neg. Tel,
227-3388 or 621-4104.
1 DODGERAM Magnum,
excellent condition $2.2M1
neg. Call 621-8351, 220-0902.
2000 MODEL Toyota
Tacoma. Tel. 610-3880, 612-
7666.Price negotiable.___
212 CARINA PJJ series,
mags, CD player, in excellent
condition $1 650 000. 647-
0856, 225-5512.
TOYOTA Land Cruiser, full
size. 4 x 4, 6-cylinder, 1 HD
diesel Turbo, fully powered, sun
roof. completely restored. Like
new. 624-6814.
1 AE 91 TOYOTA Sprinter -
automatic, fully power,
excellent condition. 15 mags,
spoiler, large. etc. Price $700
000 neg. Call 629-4236..
ONE Nissan Civil and motor
bus, 28-seater, BGG series.
Excellent condition. For details
- 647-0871.
1 NISSAN Bluebird, back
wheel drive with mags. running.
Excellent. Reasonable price.
Call 220-0133.
1 TOYOTA Tundra. full
accessories. 1 Ford F 150
Single Cab. 610-9640, 265-

ONE Honda F 2-600 CBR
good condition. Price $400
000 neg. Tel. 256-3215, 641-
TOYOTA Caldina Wagon,
Acura Legend, Lexus LK 450.
Tel. 226-6432, 623-2477, 227-
TOYOTA Canter 2-ton,
GHH series. enclosed), in good
condition. rice negotiable.
Tel. 645-7800.
ONE 4 x 4 Four Runner,
PGG series, immaculate
condition. Tel. 220-5188 or 626-
Sprinter. Excellent condition,
mags music, etc. $1 150 000.
Cap 269-0258, 661-2878.
1 GJJ Leyland Daf, double
axle truck with hyhab, dump,
20-cyd. Tray. Price neg. Call
MERCEDES Benz 200, low
mileage, immaculate
condition. Tel. 226-9049 Mon.
- Friday 08:00 h 16:30 h.
Saturday 08:00 12:00 hrs.
1 DODGE Dacota Sport
Extra Cab pick up, 2000 model,
20 000 Km. 1 Nissan Caravan
minibus. Tel. 222-5741 Sally.
(1) NISSAN Blue Bird car
for sale $225 000 neg..
working at UG Road. Ask for
Lawrence. Phone 645-6742.
1 AE 91 SPRINTER (White)
- automatic, AC. CDplayer, mag
rims, PGG series and1 RZ bus.
Call Tel. # 627-3438.
1 AT 170 TOYOTA Corona
- oxccllent condition, mag
rims, fog lamps, original
spoiler. Price neg. Telephone
BMW 525i Black four-door
car air bag, leather interior. Also
Honda Delsol Convertible sport
car. 226-4177, 225-2319.
1 NISSAN Wagon.
excellent working condition.
manual $450 000. Contact
Rocky 225-1400. 621-5902.
1 TOYOTA Xtra Cab
Tacoma (2001 model), first
owner. (like new), immaculate -
$3.1M neg. 225-0995, 628-
1 TOYOTA Land Cruiser -
4 500 cc manuall, immaculate
condition $6.9 million. 225-
0995. 628-0796. 611-3866.
1 SINGLE Cab Toyota 4 x
4 Pick up. (solid deff.). Ideal for
Interior works. GJJ series.
(immaculate) S1 850 000. Tel.
225-0995, 628-0796.
1 EP 71 Toyota Starlet
(2-door). Turbo (PGG
series). manual, fully
powered. AC. CD player.
alarm. Price $850 000.
Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902.
1 AA60 Toyota Carina (back
wheel drive). Private, manual,
fully powered, mag rims.
excellent condition. Price -
$525 000 Contact Rocky #
225-1400 or 621-5902.
1 EP 82 4-door Starlet -
automatic. AC, mag rims. Price
- $900 000. Contact Rocky -
225-1400. 621-5902.
1 TOYOTA 4-Runner
V6 left hand drive).
closed, automatic, fully
powered, chrome mag rims.
sun roof, crash bar, side bar.
CD player (4x4). Price -
$2.3M. Contact Rocky #
225-1400 or 621-5902.
immaculate condition) $1 650
000 neg, Toyota EP 82 GT
Turbo (2-door) automatic -
$990 000, EP 82 Starlet GT
Turbo with fog lights in bumper
(manual) $1.2M. 225-0995.
628-0796. 611-3866.
AE 100 COROLLA. Nissan
Sunny $495 000. Suzuki car
(stick) $450 000, AT 170
Corona. PGG series $925 000,
SV 40 $1.5M. AT 210 Corona.
CD, DVD, TV. 5 mags $2.1M.
Toyota Vista 4-cyl.. EFI $1M.
Toyota MRZ Sports car (manual)
- S1.5M, AT 190 Corona. PHH
series (immaculate) $1.5M.
225-0995. 628-0796, 611-
MITSUBISHI Pajero (diesel)
4 x 4 automatic and fully
powered. one o f its kind $8
million neg.: Toyota Surf (1997
model) diesel, good on
consumption $6.5M; Toyota
Tacoma never registered. 4 and
6-cylinder $3.1 M F 150 Xtra
Cab 4 x 4 (1997) $3.6M:
Toyota Land Cruiser,
(automatic) leather seats, 1997
model PJJ series $9M. Toyota
Surf (3Y) PJJ series $2.8M;
Honda CRV (lady driven) -
$3.1M: Nissan Pathfinder -
$1.1M: Mitsubishi Junior -
1.8M: Toyota (4 doors) Four-
Runner $1.7M: Toyota Tundra
4 x 4 $4.8M. Tel. 225-0995'
628-0796. 611-3866.

SUNDAY CHRONICLE October 22,20065

ONE Toyota Hiace RZ 1 NISSAN Pathfinder
minibus, music, mag. immaculate (Diesel engine). Automatic,
condition $1.4M. BHH series, fully powered mag rims, crash
clean condition. 660-4666 or 259- bar, clean. rice $1.8M.
3237. Contact Rocky # 225-1400
FORD 150 Pick Up, 3 doors, or 621-5902.
good condition, CD/Tape 1 HONDA Integra -
player, bubble tray, dual air automatic, fully powered,
ag, mag rims, etc. $5.5M AC, (flip lights), immaculate
neg. Tel. 220-7416. condition. rice $675 000.
Contact 225-1400, 621-
ONE Nissan Laurel fully 5902.
loaded, Model C 33, 4-cylinder, -.................... ... .
oear (PW, PM, PS). Price neg. AT 192 CARINA- auItomatic,
all: 223-9021, Cell: 629-741-9 fully powered, AC, mag rims
(Monty). never in hire, CD player $1 350
onty)- 000. Contact Rocky 225-1400,
ONE AE 100 Toyota 621-5902.
Corolla, PHH series. Excellent 1 AE 210 TOYOTA Corona
condition, automaticfll 1 AE 210 TOYOTA Corona,
owerendtAC, etc.Price $1 1 late PHH series, automatic, fully
000 ned. Tel. 62i-7452. powered A/C, air bag. Price -
-0_00ne .-Te.L626-74_52 $1,7M. Contact Rocky 225-
MITSUBISHI Pajero (Jeep), 1400, 621-5902.
5-door. late P-H series, .. .AE 81 TOYOTA Corolla -
immaculate condition, 2840 manual, private, CD player. Price
CC Price negotiable. 623- $500 000 Contact Rocky
1613. 218-0620. 225-1400, 621-5902
ONE Toyota G-Touring 1 TOYOTA 3Y minibus,
Wagon in good condition, mag manual, excellent condition -
rims, AC, music, fully loaded, $625 000. Contact Rocky 225-
PKK series. Tel. 623-7394, 1400, 621-5902.
619-8793. 226-4548.
-...-.- ....... . .ONE B11 Nissan Sunny -
TOYOTA Hilux Extra Cab (private) manual, mag rims, new
pick-up LN 170 2L diesel also engine, excellent condition.
Nissan 1997 Pathfinder with Price $375 000, Contact Rocky
4-cylinder engine. 225-2319, 225-1400, 621-5902.
22 -4177 .............1 TOYOTA Tacoma Extra
1-DUMP truck. 1-watertender Cab (GJJ series), manual. AC (4
and 330 Timber Jack Skidder all x 4)..Price $2.5M hardly used).
are in good working condition. For Contact Rocky 225-1400 or
more information Contact: 264- 621-5902.
294-6........... .............. 1 TOYOTA RAV 4
TOYOTA RAV 4 in mint (immaculate condition) -
condition, PHH series, fully automatic, fully powered, AC,
powered, mag rims, side bars, fog chrome mag rims, crash bar. CD.
lamps and crystal h/lights. Sony Price $3. M. Contact Rocky -
CD MP3/tape player. $3M # 225-1400 or 621-5902.
negotiable. Contact 648-9485, 1 EP 82 TOYOTA Starlet (2-
624-1102, 226-7228. door) GT Turbo automatic, fully
1 AE 100 COROLLA, 1 AT powered, AC, mag rims. Price -
192 Carina, 1 SV 40 Camry $950 000. Contact Rocky #
AE 91 Corolla Wagon. Owner 225-1400 or 621-5902.
leaving country. Call # 645- 1 TOYOTA Double Cab
6288, 231-0555 All prices neg Hilux (4-wheel drive) manual,
G-TOURING Wagon, mag rims, crash bar. side bars,
crystal ights, roofrackSun roof immaculate condition. Price -
crystal ig roo rac sun roo, 2.7 Contact Rocky # 225-
spoiler, fog lamps, air bags or 621-5902.
New from Japan. Duty and 2"-.
Duty Free. 74 Sheriff St., C/ 1 NISSAN Serena Imini van)
ville. 226-9109. fully loaded, (hardly used)
--NE Toyoa Hi-ux Double automatic, fully powered, dual
ONE Toyota Hilux Double sun roof. AC. sliding door. Price -
Cab pick up 2001, model, $3M. Contact Rocky 225-
bought brand new, excellent 1400 or 621-5902
condition, low mileage, never
register, crash bar, manual. Tel. 1 TOYOTA AE 100 Marino -
# 24-3204. automatic, fully powered, AC,
ON-ooa --Ln- ae-mag rims, alarm, remote start,
ONE Toyota RZ Long Base CD player, music set. Immaculate
(EFI) 15-seater, manual, condition. Lady driven. Price -
chrome mag rims, crystal lights, $13M. Contact Rocky 225-
excellent condition, hardly 1400, 621-5902.
used. Price $1.2M. Contact ..
Rocky 225-1400/621-5902. 1 ENCLOSED Hilux Surf 4 x 4,
cky-...... 25.1400621-5902" P GG series, excellent condition,
THREE Toyota Hilux Single AC, CD player, imags, crash bar,
Cab pick ups, diesel, solid overhead carriage, hunting lights,
differential, one 10-ton Leyland fog lamps-$1.2M neg. Contact -621-
truck with Crane, Toyota Hiace 6580, 254-0050.
vans, enclosed, diesel, manual. TOYOTA CARINA AT 192 -
Tel. 624-3204. TOYOTA CARINA AT 192 -
4 SUV, PKK series. (17 000 km) 000. PLEASE CALL MR. SINGH
S2.8M. Call 225-3221, 8915. AT 625-9361. OWNER LEAVING.
192 Carina, 1 SV 40 Camry, SELLING AUTO SALES 2 AT
AE 91 Corolla Wagon. Owner 190 EFI. full light Coronas $775
leaving country. Call # 645- 000 neg. 225-9700. 623-9972.
6288., 231-0555. All prices neg. 233-2336. Behind Brickdarn
580 C HYMAC with swam P ice Station:.......................................
tract, 10 tons (3) wheel roller, 3 ,KHAN'S BUYING. AND
tons vibrating roller. All in good SELLING AUTO SALES 2 AE
working conditions. Call 623- 100 Marino, Silver & Burgundy
3404. 222-6708. in colour, both cars in top notch
-- condition. $1.1 million neg.
BMW 318i 2-door car, 225-9700. 623-9972, 233-2336.
working condition. Price to go Behind Brickdam, Police
S650 000. Also Suzuki 4 x 4 Station
Jeep $750 000. 226-4177, KHAN'S BUYING AND
TOYOTA Carinra AT 192. 192, immaculate condition from
PT 97 784 ia T19o $1.1 million to $1.3 million
P 9784 $1 375 000, Toyota neg. rnags, AC, spoiler, CD
Corona AT 190, PGG 9184 playr, top cars. 225-9700, 623-
$1 375 000. Call John 645- 9972, 233-2336. Behind
3596 (No Agents Please). Brickdam Police Station.
ONE Toyota Dyna Truck, AT 192 PHH series, fully
GEE 5686, in excellent powered $1.3M neg.: AE 81
working condition. One (10) Corolla, PHH series, Special
Edition $550 000 neg. Reworking condition. One (10)jen
ten-ton Ford Cargo enclosed 275-0208, 626-0350g. Rajen
truck in excellent working 27.-208, 626-0350.
condition. Call 223-5273/4. KHAN'S BUYING AND
EXERCISER (all-in-one), 100 SPRINTER beautiful car,
cabinet, oval, round and automatic maqs. air condition,
rectangular dining tables (3), Pioneer CD player, etc. 1 AE
double bed with/without bed COROLLA automatic, one
head. Telephone 227-3542. owner Any one $1.1 million
.. ... ineg. 225-9700, 623-9972. 233-
1 RZ minibus Long Base, 2336. Behind Brickdam Police
BHH series music, rnags, Station.
excellent condition. Price $1 ATl 170 CARINA $1.1M. A-1
350 o00 neg. Contact 229- 192 Cana ia 1 475 000, /\l 1u2
6385. 641-5797. Must sell. Carina $1 550 000, AT 212
Carina $1 6ivi AT 212 Canna
1 AA 60 Toyota Carina $1 750 000, AT 212 Carina -
(back 'wheel drive). Private, ;1.7M. Honda CRV $3.0M,
manual, fully powered, mag H:r:.nd., CRV $3.4M, Nissan
rims. excellent condition Price F", .. 200' $6.5M. Toyota
$525 000. Contact Rocky # T3,1omn -$3.10M, Toyotia i. n-
22411o i-.2001 Toyota i,.'
225-1400 or -. ie (-,; 1;.1i_
".1YL. ill, Toyota
1 AE 100 Sprinter (PHH Mk 11 (. ,uu 2.5M, Vlit oubibls
s'-ri eIN shnr,-^ cancer -$1 83M, Toyota Land
s automatic, f y powered, minibus $1 5M, RZ minibus -
AC. rry M rims. Price $1 $1.5M. RZ minibus $2.6M
250 000 Contact Rocky diesel, Daihatsu Double Cab
# 225-1400 or 621-5902. truck $1.4M. diesel 647-0856,
. .. ... ... ..... .......... . 6..g ,6 .2.., ....... .. ..... ....,..........



91 Corolla automatic, 1 AE 81
Sprinter going reasonable. 225-
9700 623-9972, 233-2336.
Behind Brickdam Police Station.
TOYOTA RAV 4 in mint
condition, PHH series, fully
powered, mag rims, side bars, foq
lamps and crystal h/lights. Sony CD/
MP3/tape player. $3M negotiable.
Contact 648-9485, 624-1102, 226-
1 TOYOTA Coaster bus. 30-
seater diesel engine, late BHH
Series, immaculate condition
Price $2.7M. Contact Rocky -
CONDITION $800 000.
SALES. TEL. # 225-5512, 621-



behind Brickdam
Police Station

1 TOYOTA Hilux Surf (2-
door) 3 Y engine. (4 x 4)
automatic, crash bar. AC, CD
layer, cabin carriage. mag rims.
fully powered immaculate
condition. Price $i.4M. Contact
Rocky # 225-1400 or 621-
1 TOYOTA Tacoma (1999
model), Extra Cab, (GHH series).
Automatic, fully powered, AC,
mag rims, bed liner crystal light,
hardly used, new front Price -
$2.7M. Contact Rocky # 225-
1400 or 621-5902
225-5512, 621-2239.
PFF,-AT 192 Carina S1 050
000 AM. F-powered. AE 100
Corolla; SV 43, SV 41. SV 40
Camry in mint condition. Toyota
Surf; RAV 4 CRV Pickup $600
000 and $700 000. Tel. 618-
7483. 218-1014, Surf Diesel
PHH series, automatic. Price -
$550 000. Pete's Auto Sale, Lot
02 George Street, Werk-en-Rust,
Georgetown (behind Brickdam
C-ithedral South into George
S!'. et) Tel. 226-9951. 231-
S-2, 226-5546.
TOYOTA Carina/Corona AT
190. AT 192, AT 212, AT 170.
Toyota Corolla/Sprinter. AE 110,
AE 100, AE 91, Toyotla Hi Ace
RZH 3'. Toyota & Mitsubishi
Truck 2-ton, 3-ton. Toyota &
Nissan Pick ups Single &
Double Cab, Nissan SunnyB 13.
(Anita Auto Sales) Lot 43 Croal
& Alexander Sts. Tel. 227-8550
227-8910, 628-2833.
212 Carina, fully loaded' AT' 19L
new model, EFI cat eves, RZ
minibus ! Ta(c.orna. new model RAV 4,
Mitsubishi Palero Credil terms and
trado in facilities available ( Paul
Camacho Auto Sales, ITCroalI
St., Staboek. Tel. 225-0773, 615-
21!0 CORONA, 2' Canna, AT'
192. Carina, AE 100 CoroN i a r iii
Sprinter, Lancer, Cariy, SV 40, GX
T"i i--q ,.i.. A 170 Coronn
111 , 'L_ 9 I ";' r and
Cor llr. RIJ E : R7 "I & Shori
.s3e (EFI &, c/loi 0 IKUP .
Runner, enclosired .nId n'l on lha l
CRV & RAVA4 At all Urn, (ou I ,I
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Credit for vehicles ivr '1ilab1c
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ONE Live-in General
Domestic. Tel. 226-5439.
1 LIVE-IN Domestic.
40-50 years. Telephone
642-878 1
1 JUNIOR Account Clerk
Contact telephone # 22.:5-9304.
aying $250 and up per BM.
Call Z1-3055.
A HIRE car Driver to work car
around C -.. ,-t-I... -i at Taxi
Service i ;i
ONE experienced Nanny!
Baby-sitter new born baby. Call
263-5645 for further info
ONE Salesgirl for 4shop, age
17 25. Must have secondaly
education and live on ECD Call
and Ith i irk 1 ,,
ECD i-.. .11.,. salary\ Call :220.
WANTED one expern':o'
Cook. Must have references. Call
60.3-8829 for appointment
HANDYBOY part-time with
cycle. Tel. 226-267,:,
ONE Live-in Domesti, fr ,mn
country area. Call tel ..
MEDICAL CENTF:R'. l;i. (646-
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- 225 Camp & New Market
Sts., bet. 3 and 5 pm. (NO
ONE minibus Driver for 44
Route. Call 645-8090. 3 mths
experience. Valid Licence
and ID Card.
ONE General Domestic
working and cleaning
between ages 30 40.
Contact Tel 227-5637
between 8 am and 6 pm.
also boys to do sanding. Call
222-4318. 627-1233.
ONE Part-time Domestic.
Tel. 226-7380 between the
hours of 08:00 h and 12:00 h.
DRIVERS wanted R&T
Taxi Services, 54 Craig St., Cl
ville. Tel. 227-2435, 227-
ONE enclosed minivan or
light truck, diesel, with
automatic transmission. Call
Lawrence 322-0309.
BOYS to work and
snackette attendant. Apply
353 East St., opposite Public
Hospital, G/town.
Contact telephone # 225-
1 HANDYMAN to do yard
chores and must love pets, to
work in the Ogle area. Contact
telephone # 225-9304.
GIRLS to work. Must have
Food Handler's Certificate and
references. Call Ms. Pat 227-
0646 or 645-7758.
SALES Representatives.
Send applications to. or call
642-5899, between 18:00 h
and 21-00 h daily.
VEHICLE body work
personnel. Fit wind screen and
spray painting. Part time. Tel.
227-1830 for more information.
SALESMEN with Driver's
Licence and 5 CXCs or
University Degree. 225-5198,
have own motorcycle,
salesperson Apply 53 David
Street, Kitty
Apply to Caribbean Express,
Pike St C/ville. Tel. 628-9835.
deal offered Cars must be in
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Service -- 223-7909.
ONE Salesgirl. one
Cleaner/Packer. Age 18 -- 25.
Must be pleasant and friendly
and live on the ECD. Call
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part-time and full-time to work
at a'.Medical Centre Tel. 646-
1.VIDEO Attendant. Apply
in person. Movie World OVD
Club, 16E '2 D'Urban Street,
Werk-en-Rist, 227-0501. Must
be' ceriputer li, ate
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application to: Kamboat
Restaurant, 51 Sheriff St., C/
TWO young men to work
and train in making of wood
craft and general wood
working any from of
experience in wood working.
Will be an asset. Tel. # 226-
12.400 BM. Dressed 17,600
BM. Immediate delivery. For
details contact Roraima Trust
& Investment Inc. Ph: 264-
LABOURERS to work at Le
Ressouvenir Compound -
ECD, opposite Len's. Contact
T. Singh at worksite or call
COMMERCIAL properties/
lands/business places/offices/
bonds and vehicles. Ready
buyers/tenants. TEL. 226-
8148, 625-1624.
LIVE-IN Staff to do
Clerical work from East
Berbice & West Essequibo.
Minimum qualification: Maths
and English Grades 1 & 2.
Application. Personnel
Manager, Lot D Lama Avenue.
Bel Air Park. G/town. Contact
Rafeena on Tel. 225-9404 or
in Trinidad for Indian family.
Age 26-40. No telephone
calls. Write to Garnet Moller.
11 Hillside Terrace, North, El
Dorado Road. Tuna Puna.
Send photo and telephone
Security. 2 MAIDS. Must be honest
reliable and hard working. Apply in
person @ Texaco Viissengen Road.
EXPERIENCED cunv cooks.
counter servers. Apply in person
Hack's Halaal Restaurant, 5
commerce St., G/town. 9-11 am
ASSISTANT Cook/Creole.
preferably male and House
Cleaner to work in
Georgetown Tel. 625-1906.
Salesgiris Excellent salary
and conditions. Bring
application to True Value
Store. True Value Building.
Georgetown topp. Esso).
ARACARI Executive Suites
requires construction sub
contractors fo, formwork
columns & beams, steelwork.
concrete casting, block laying,
plastering, electrical, plumbing.
timber stairs. roofing. Must have
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at Plaanter!ri, Versailles, West
Bank Demerara. Ph. 264-2946
Fax: 264-2949
PERSONS to work in
growing company in the
Mining in.'.istry Must have
Eng. & %Maths. Attractive salary
and benefits await successful
applicant. Alo one Cook and
one Janitor ADp!v to the
Recruitm -n': Office: Lot 13
Coldinrrer ECD.
ROR. -\iA Trust &
Investment inc. requires -- skilled
woIkers and general labourers for
immeoalate eOmpioyment. Sub-
contracto, are .,iso required for
- Formwvork. columns & beams.
steelw\v,,, cor create casting.
block i\ c,, plastering.
electric.', priitm ng, timber
stairs roofing, Sub-
cont ait r ;i an.i skilled
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FORD tow truck needs
minor work $750 000.
Phone 624-8402, 225-
like new, got minor
problems, sold as is $160
000. Tel. 225-2503, 225-
4631, 647-3000.
JAGUAR XJ 12 12-
cylinder sports car Needs
general work. Sold as is -
100 000. Phone 647-3000,
225-4631, 225-2503.
Special Edition
automatic, fully powered,
2.6-cylinder. full flair
package and lots of extra.
Must see have minor work.
Sold as is-S $ 4Mcash. 225-
2503. 225-4631.
MAZDA Convertible MX
- 5 Miata sports car. hard
and soft top, low mileage
Price negotiable $1.5M.
Term available Phone 227-
7677. 647-3000, 225-2503.
STRETCH Limousine.
White (largest in country),
seats up to 16 persons
equipped with 4 TV screens,
DVD sound system Fully
powered. Too much to
mention Contact Exotic
Rentals 68 Robb Street,
Lacytown. G/t. Tel. 227-
7677, 647-3000 Mr
FORD Lincoln
limousine. (Black) seats
7. just arrived in country,
needs some work. Sold as is
with documents S2.5
million. Tel. 225-4631
225-2503. 647-7300.__
BENZ 190E parts,
engine (4-cylinder) and
gear box, drive shaft,
bonnet, radiator, door class
(4-pc.), bottles, etc. All -
$295 000 cash. Tel. 225-
4631. 225-2503. 647-3000.
LINCOLN Town car
(Ford) four-door luxury
Sedan automatic, power
window, locks, digital dish,
TV and DVD players, air
conditioning. Cnly 47 000
miles. Like new $3.9M.
Terms available. Phone
647-3000, 225-2503. 225-

GOING business place,
30ft x 35ft. 1-secured
beautifully tiled office 30ft x
25ft. 1-3 bedroom house fully
grilled in NIA.Call 333-2500.
UPPER flat of two-storeyed
building for business purposes
- located in Coburg Street (next
to Police Headquarters). Call
Telephone # .618-6634

CIRCUIT City Internet Cafe and
Computer School, Lot 2
D'Edward Village, W/C/B. All
Internet facilities.
photocopying, Scanning and
Fax Services Tel. # 327-5369 or

1 NISSAN Pathfinder
(V6 EFI), automatic, fully
powered. 330 Bedford
Dump Truck, just rebuilt.
Never used. Night Hawk
motorcycle. Tel. 338-
M$975 000. PLEASE CALL MR.
SINGH AT 625-9361. OWNER

building, newly built in
the heart of New
Amsterdam. Price
reduced drastically. Call
333-2457, 337-2348.
2-STOREY prime
residential Cproperty
situated in Canefield
Canje Pub:,c Road. Price
- $20 million. negotiable.
Contact Tel. 327-7164.


Shevchenko on target as

Chelsea beat Portsmouth

By T'revor Huggins

LONDON, England (Reuters)
- Ukraine striker Andriy
Shevchenko ended his
Chelsea goal drought with
the opener in a 2-1 victory
over Portsmouth that moved
the champions to the top of
the Premier League soccer
Shevchenko's first goal in
10 games ended Portsmouth's
resistance after 55 minutes.
MidfieldLer Michael Ballack
headedI tlhe second two minules
later before Zinibahwean for-
ward Benjamin M\\aru\\ari
scrambled one back for Ports-
imouith in thle 69th minute.
Victory sent .lose
Mlourinho's side three points
clear at the top at least
until Manchester United

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CHURCH View Hotel,
Main and King Streets. NA.
Tel- 333-2880 Gift Flower
and Souvenir Shop, Main &
Vryheid Streets. I 333-3927

Store, panel doors, cupboard
doors. windows and
mnouldings. PFitt Street &
Re public Road, N/A. Tel 333-

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play Liverpool in the
weekend's showcase match at
Old 'Trafford today.
In yesterday's other games,
Everton beat 10-iman Sheffield
United 2-0. Wigan Athletic

fender Sol Campbell, will be a
huge relief to the Ukraine cap-
tain, who cost Chelsea 30 mil-
lion pounds (5S56.45 million)
with his move from AC Milan
in May. He was booked for his

was his first at Stamford
Bridge and will have
Mourinho hoping it will trig-
ger a flurry of goals from a
player who was prolific for
Milan in Serie A.

..... .r. ,a .-

Ten minutes after the break, Andriy Shevchenko makes amends, stroking home Arjen
Robben's pull-back from 12 yards.

notched their biggest ever win in
the Premier League by thrash-
ing Manchester City 4-0 and
the two bottom clubs Charlton
Athletic and Watford met in a
0-0 draw.
Aston Villa drew 1-1 with
Fulham in the late kickoff.
Though Martin O'Neill's Villa
are still unbeaten. Saturday was
their third successive 1-1 draw
in the league and their fifth draw
in their last six league games.
Shevchenko's goal, albeit
deflected off Portsmouth de-

goal celebrations.
After scoring against
Liverpool in the Community
Shield on August 13 and then
against Middlesbrough in
Chelsea's only league defeat of
the season 10 days later.
Shevchenko had failed to score
in any of the nine Premier
League or Champions League
matches he has played in since
The strike, which punc-
tured a superb display by
Pompey keeper David James,

"It was nice for him to
score a goal and a very impor-
tant goal for us," Mourinho told
"David James made great
saves and I thought he would be
unlucky again then finally
Sheva's goal was there."
"Hopefully he will get con-
Germany captain Ballack
headed his first league goal since
joining from Bayern Munich in
the close season after the ball
was nodded over by Ivory

Coast skipper Didier Drogba.
Mwaruwari kept Harry
Redknapp's men in the
game, bundling the ball
home after Portuguese
keeper Hilario failed to col-
lect the ball in a goalmouth
But an equaliser eluded
them and Pompey have not
won at Stamford Bridge for 51
years. Chelsea arc now un-
beaten at home in 49 league
As in the midweek Cham-
pions League win over
Barcelona. Hilario was
deputising for Petr Cech and
Carlo Cudicini, who were both
knocked unconscious in last
weekend's win at Reading.

Everton needed just
over half an hour to secure
their win. Spanish
midfielder Mikel Arteta
opened the scoring and
James Beattie added a pen-
alty after United defender
Claude Davis was dis-
missed for bringing down
Andy Johnson in the box.
Two goals inside the first
four minutes set Wigan on
their way against Manchester
Former England striker
Emile Heskey fired home
in the second minute and
City defender Richard
Dunne scored an own goal
soon afterwards. Senegal
forward Henri Camara and
Ecuador midfielder Luis
Antonio Valencia added two
more in the second half to
give Wigan their biggest win
in the 46 Premier League
matches they have played
since gaining promotion
last season.

Flintoff plays down Ashes

worries despite defeat

By N.Ananthanarayanan

JAIPUR, India (Reuters) England skipper Andrew Flintoff de-
nied Australia had gained any advantage ahead of next month's
Ashes despite his side suffering a six-wicket defeat in the
Champions Trophy yesterday.
nIgngland were virtually eliminated after their second defeat in
Group A as ihe world champions dismissed them for 169 and then
rompecl to 170 lor iour with 13.1 overs left.
"I'm disappointed." Flintoff said. "(3Bu) one thing in the build-
up to the game was people trying to link it to the A\ hes. We took
this ogaie in isolation, as a musti-win game for both sides to sta\ in
the ltonniaimenl.
"The Ashes will start in three \weeks lime when \\c oe! !o A\s-

IInglInd.t stuniiaitirei ,i ;Cit 1- -111i opeiin pitI neiTship bIet\\ cen
Andrew Strauss (561 and lan Bell (.13) anti ilk';, t"ould not c' l i
after reducing Australia to 34 lor three on a slow pitch.
llintoff denied England were ignoring one day cricket after their
recent success in Tests.
"I can assure you we take both fornis of cricket seriously.
We're ai proud team, we walnt to win a game of cricket," lie
said, referring to the final Group A tic against holders West
"-iBut we need to improveC. II is an e exciting lime in one-dai cricket
over the next six months te chlanlce to it o \ Auistlalia ill the VB13
series then the W\iorld (up afle'r that."

Flintoff sauit 5t ""'!fire teant would take the blame rather than
"We're not ill the business of hblaining people. ,2;ttIralia boe led
quite well in the middle period and ithe pitch \\Ias quite Irck\ ke
plat on. \We will take it collccii\ el\ ou 0111 shoulders." he added.
"It is ;, young side; we have got a hit of inexperience.
\eC'vNe to step up as a team if w e have the aspirations of do-
ing well later in this winter."

Please contactMr. G. Wynter on 333-3154/333-6628 Or
Mr. Clifford Stanley on 618-6538/328-2304

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SUNDAY CHRONICLE October 22, 2006

New Zealand's Fleming eyes World Cup glory :

By Sanjay Rajan

MUMBAI, India, (Reuters) -
Stephen Fleming will surpass
Arjuna Ranatunga's cap-
taincy record for most one-
day internationals next week
and the New Zealand skipper
hopes to emulate the former
Sri Lankan leader by win-

ning a World Cup.
The 33-year-old Fleming,
regarded as one of the most as-
tute minds in limited overs
cricket, will be leading in his
194th one-day international
when he walks out for the toss
with Pakistan's Younis Khan in
a Champions Trophy Group B
match in Mohali on Wednesday.

(From back page)
were scheduled for a play day.
"The original times were 18:00 h and 20:00 h. The triple-head-
ers went into the next morning. We don't want to be going home
Saturday morning, too, with a double-header. We indicated that we
would not turn up if the original times were not used. We did not
agree for the one match."
According to Cole, Camptown turned up but not to play in
the second match, indicating that city teams were ordered not to
participate further in the tournament.
The other team, Western Tigers, were willing to play, pointing
out the club did not receive the withdrawal directive in writing and
further contended it was a Guyana Football Federation (GFF)-sanc-
tioned tournament and the GFF would have to give such a direc-
tive. However, they wanted to play under bona fide referees.
Cole related that to help promote football in Buxton, an
Under-20 match was arranged between a team from that com-
munity and Conquerors, but the Georgetown Football Asso-
ciation (GFA) was not officially informed and the match was
called off.
However, the GFA wanted to stage a Premier League match
between Conquerors and Flamingo on the very day of the Fruta
fixtures but the organizers informed the GFA that it could not be
accommodated because of the problem of clearing the ground for
the Fruta matches.
"That might have been the cause for withdrawing the
Georgetown teams. The sponsors and club will have now to re-
view the tournament to see the best way forward. either to call off
the tournament or how to continue it."
GFA president Odinga Lumumba. yesterday, told Clihronicle
Sport that the withdrawal was temporary.
"There are some internal matters that have to be sorted

Klassen? No problem ...

(From back page)
Clair said. Klassen is the
South African featherweight
champion and ranked 15th by
the IBF.
The thrice defeated fighter
was hauled in as St Clair's first
defence after negotiations with
former champion Cassius
Baloyi fell through. St Clair de-
feated Baloyi in July to snatch
the IBF and IBO titles, in the
process becoming the first
Guyanese to simultaneously
win two world titles.
According to St Clair, de-
feating Baloyi in his own
backyard (South Africa) was
tough and he expects another
tough encounter this time
around. -
The Guyanese added that
he would have loved to make his
first defence at home or in his
adopted country Austrailia.
"It is always tough going
into someone else's country to
fight them i .t-
.... utcsn t matter if
you are world champion or not.
I would have preferred to fight
right here in Australia or
Guyana, but I'm tied up with
these South African promoters
for my next two fights."
Klassen. who has only
fought once outside his home-
land, secured 10 knockouts in
18 victories, since turning pro-
fessional in 1999. Hec has drawn
two fights.
St Clair on the other
hand is 38 (17 KOs) 3-2. Since
moving to Australia live years
ago the talented 31-year-old
hias been 22-0.

"Certainly as captain you
dream of lifting the World Cup.
I've been on the job long enough
to have a burning ambition,"
Fleming said.

Stephen Fleming will
surpass Arjuna Rantunga's
captaincy record of 194
ODIs on Wednesday.
"I am enjoying my cap-
taincv now more than ever. It
has been a long time. I can look
over a lot of different games, a
lot of different captaincy styles
I have used.
"I can honestly say that I

am learning more now
within the side, developing
myself more. It's an exciting
prospect looking forward."
Ranatunga inspired dark
horses Sri Lanka to glory in the
1996 World Cup in the sub-con-
tinent with his innovative lead-
ership and his ability to bat uin-
der pressure.
Fleming said he would have
to do the same if New Zealand
were to succeed in the World
Cup in the Caribbean in March.
"To do that (win the World
Cup) I have got to play well. I just
have to do my job, that's getting
runs. If I do that, my captaincy is
better, my decision-making is bet-
ter and that younger players tend
to follow that lead."
Free-spirited New Zealand
are considered dangerous oppo-
sition because of the exciting
approach to the game. They
qualified for the semifinals in
four World Cups, the last being
in 1999 in England.
Fleming, who has scored 7

'n C/lemot'iam
In loving memory of LOTOYA ',
s passed away on December 25,

We would have celebrated your 11'
birthday on Tuesday. October 17.
Even though you are not here in
body Your spirit still lingers here with
Wo will always miss you Lotoya.
V- Sadly missed by your mother
Nicolette, aunts, brothers,
sisters, father, grandparents and
other relatives and friends.

In cherished and
e everlasting
memory of our
beloved MARY
business woman
of 4 Plantain -
Walk, Vreed-en-
Hoop, whose
death on
Tu esda y,
October 19,
2004 caused a
SUUK and the manner of your dying immeasurable
and unending grief and sorrow.
However. God knows best dearest mother your
boundless lov ".''h,. extraordinary sacfic.e,
devotior 'rs will live on in the
hert- "' -; you enriched in so
many :,.: tes of you will never
die evn: .. 'een called to higher
service. Dea .... flight prayfor us.
0 Lord may perpetual light shine upon our beloved
continue to rest in peace.
Sadly missed by her sons Michael, Paul and
Mohan and others.

~4 .

273 runs in one-day cricket and
6 545 runs in Tests, said his
team has come a long way from
being just the dark horses in
"(But) the biggest worry for
us is that we have been incon-
sistent in big tournaments," said
the elegant left-hander who led
the side to the Champions Tro-
phy title in 2000.
"I think we are a side that
gets a bit comfortable once it has
won a game. Our ambitions have
never been probably to win tour-
naments or realistically think we
can win tournaments, whereas
this team does.
"And that places more
pressure on us. But it will
also bring out a more consis-
tent side. We can only back

up by winning gani, "
New Zealand have'
ed by frequent injuries tb pit

mier players, more recently to th'
of strike bowler Shane Bond an
all-rounder Scott Styris.
"It has been frustrating L.
cause our resources are sou
tthat if we lose a major played,
is very hard to replace.
s "Other countries like
lia, India, England have a num
of players they can call on.t
don't have that luxury, but we
starting to develop it.
"We still hurt when we 1
a Shane Bond or a Scott St}
because they have their var.
experience and not often do'
carry a side that is full of ex-
rience as well as it is now.
:"We are trying very hil
to keep them on the field, A
looking at the World C
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memory of ALBERTHA,
NARVY who quietly expired.

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MiUMBAI, India, (CMC) -
3ria" Lara believes the
week long break between
West Indies' first and second
matches will serve them well
for the remainder of the ICC
Champions Trophy.
The West Indies captain is
recovering well from treatment,
after he suffered lower back
spasms when batting against
Australia and did not take the
field, and fellow left-hander
Shivnarine Chanderpaul is also
regaining his strength, after he
missed the game because of se-
vere dehydration caused by
food poisoning.
"Before the match against
Australia, I was complaining
about the extended length of
time between our first and sec-
ond games, but it now looks like
it will work really well for us,"
said Lara in his first comments
following his side's stunning
10-run win over Australia last
"With Shiv now recover-
ing from his food poisoning,
and me with my back spasms,
the time that we have off will
allow us to have 14 fit guys
going into the second game,
and Corey (Collymore) will
be back, so it's good."
Collymore left the squad
earlier this week to be with his
wife Dionne for the birth of
their first child in London.



excellent. Unfortunately, I
couldn't make it out, but we
knew we had a total we could
defend which was very impor-
The guys went out and did
a great job.

Lara acknowledged that the
spirit in the team was upbeat,
and they were looking forward
to the remainder of the compe-
"Winning to us was very
important, and runs on the
board on a pitch which deterio-
rates always gives the team bat-
ting second something more to
think about and it was a vital
toss to win," he said.
"We tried as much as pos-
sible to spread out the expe-
rienced players because of
the fact Shiv wasn't playing.
Wavell (Hinds) accepted to go
up front which was good. I had
to drop back to number six,
and (Ramnaresh) Sarwan
went to number four.
"We had a bit of inexperi-
ence at three and five in terms
of (Dwayne) Smith and
(Runako) Morton, but I thought
the guys played well."
Lara believed tne victory
was "really something special"
and his teammates were gaining
a greater appreciation for the in-
tricacies of limited-overs
"The most important thing
was the partnerships that were
put together, no matter how
small they were," he said. "We
had one main partnership, but
everyone contributed which was
"In the field the guys were


Lara glad for week-long break


Iails to score.
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Schuiniacher as thle I
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Lara was also surprised to
learn that Jerome Taylor became
the first West Indies bowler to
take a hat-trick in an ODI.
"1 didn't know, I thought
that (Courtney) Walsh or some-
one else might have had it be-
fore, but it was great," he said.
"Jerome didn't even know
it. After the game, 1 asked him,
and he was more concerned
about what was happening out
there for us to win, more than
anything else.
"It was excellent of him to
get the first hat-trick. We all
have faith in Jerome, he is
one of the bright sparks in the
team and he definitely has a
huge future."
West Indies face India
next Thursday at Ahmedabad
in their second match.

Pele to



with special


(Reuters) Pele will
present Michael
Schumacher with a spe-
cially commissioned tro-
phy after the final grand
prix of the Ferrari
driver's Formula One ca-
reer in Brazil today.
The official Formula
One Web site said the Bra-
zilian World Cup great
would thank the seven-time
champion for his contribu-
tion to the sport.
Schumacher is chas-
ing his 92nd victory, and
a possible eighth title, at
The 37-year-old is 10
points behind Renault's
Fernando Alonso and must
win and hope the Spaniard

Federer to meet

Gonzalez in Madrid

Masters final
By Simon Baskett

MADRID, Spain (Reuters) World number one Roger
Federer will meet Chile's Fernando Gonzalez in the fi-
nal of the Madrid Masters after the two players notched
up emphatic victories in their respective matches yester-
The 25-year-old Federer overwhelmed Argentine David
Nalbandian 6-4, 6-0 with his customary brand of preci-
sion tennis to reach his 14th final of the year and notch
up his seventh win in the last eight meetings between the
two players.
Tenth seed Gonzalez reached his first Masters Series
final when he romped to a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Tomas
Berdych who was unable to cope with the hostile home
The Czech number one folded under the pressure, while
Gonzalez gave
him no respite
as he pounded
him with his
pin-point serve
and wrapped up
victory in 52
"I've never
seen anything
like it, it's like
a (bad) dream.
It's notes a tennis
cr o w d "
Berdych said.
The only
tournament this
year in which
Federer has
failed to make
the final was the
Masters Series
event in Cincinnati in August when he lost to British number
one Andy Murray in the second round.
"I was really pleased with the way I played," the Swiss
told a news conference. "I was aggressive and he was the best
returned I played all week.

"The second set was phenomenal especially at the end when
I started to hit freely and take my chances. It's a great feeling.
There were more and more good shots coming from my end
and it was great fun for me.
"It was nice to make the fans feel as though they are living
through something special.
World number four Nalbandian looked jaded after two tough
three-set matches on his way to the semi-finals and was never
able to match the top seed who wrapped up victory in under
an hour to take his winning streak to 18 matches.
Federer, bidding for a 10th title of the season, issued
an early statement of intent by winning the opening ser-
vice game to love, while Nalbandian looked sluggish after
his tough path to the semi-finals and lost his serve in the
In the second set the Swiss refused to let Nalbandian
off the hook and rattled through the games in just 21 min-
utes to chalk up one of his most emphatic victories over
t,, nlaver who beat him in the final of last 'ear's Mas-
ters Cup.
Berdvch beat defending champion and local hero Kalac,
Naidal in the quarters, provoking the anger of the world number
ral ,is when he put his finger to his lips to silence
nc crowd after hlie won the llmatch.
..ted their anger more once when the
... til court yesterday, jeering his every move.
,c begall se rlt ing and cheering when he
,ena. i Nitll a double fault.
II l l' 21- eai-old WaIs clearly\ rI:ttl'ld and dropped his ser\e
in the opening gWm.iiC, while IG /:1C.'J grew in illconlidcnce as hic
'nio\ed hCe suipporit from the cre\\ld. Iicaking algliln iin the ninth
Ito ake the l itrt set.
(;onzale.. who had beaten the (Czech on their pre i-
ous two ieetiungs. kept himi on (he rack in llthe second to
storill to an eias. victory .


.-.. Eq" -

"Sarwan did an excellent
job leading in the field. The
guys really rallied. They
bowled and fielded exception-
ally well right down to the
"Even when there were 30-
plus runs to get from 30-plus
balls, we still had faith in doing
it. and congratulations must go
out to Jerome Taylor on his
hat-trick and Morton on his
splendid 90 not out."


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s eia placI"i


SIR Clyde Leopold Walcott's
contribution to the develop-
ment of cricket in the Carib-
bean Region is indeed out-
standing but many are un-
aware of his contribution to
cricket in Guyana, according
Minister of Culture, Youth
and Sports Dr Frank An-

In remembering Sir Clyde.
who died on August 26 last, the
Minister said. "'Sir Clyde, a
Barbadian by birth, should hold
a special place in the hearts of
Guyanese as he played first
class cricket for British Guyana
for a decade, from 1954 to
1964. He was first appointed as
a cricket organiser on the sugar

estates and helped to mould
several of our most talented
In 1955 two players from
Port Mourant. Rohan Kanhai
and Basil Butcher were selected
to play for British Guiana
against Australia. By the follow-
ing year there were five players
from the Berbice sugar estates -
(Kanhai, Butcher. Joe Solonion.
Sonny Baiijnauth and Ivan
Madray) representing British
Guiana in a Quadrangular Tour-
Walcott captained that
team. Several of those
abovementioned Guyanese
cricketers went on to repre-
sent the West Indies and later
on Roy Fredericks
(Blairmont) and Alvin
Kallicharran (Port Maurant)
emerged as giants in the
It was because of Sir
Clyde's diligence, hard work
and commitment that several of
our players were able to break
on to the international stage.
His contribution to the devel-
opment of cricket in Guyana Cs-
pecially in the region of Berhice
is a lasting legacy and Guyana,
as a nation, will be eternally in-
debted to him.
Cricket has many simi-
larities with life. You can win
or lose depending on how you
play. Sir Clyde certainly
played well on and off the

ST JOHN'S, Antigua. (CMC')
- Former president Pat
Rousseau will represent the
\Vest Indies Cricket Board oni
a committee of the Interna-
tional Cricket Council, ap-
pointed to review the finan-
cial damage done to countries
under the Future Tours
Ken Gordon. president of
the WVICB, made the announce-
inent on Thursday. when hlie was
delivering a report on his first
year in office during a \VICB
dinner at tlie Royal Antiguian
"We knew we were liitrtttin
fro thllie Iu I'Ctl Oe It"ou
Prograulmme, built 1 \\a;s onl\
whel we undertook an exercise
to qiuantift\ the e\tenl. lthat we
realized we had lost somCe USSS
million in revenue in the foulr
years since its introduction."
Gordon said.
"Indeed, the ICC them-
selves were greatly surprised
when this information was
collated and the case put to
them. It is to their credit that
they immediately responded
to our representations.
liHe added: "A committee
liai. been appointed to review\
the damage done to counlitres
like ours by this prograunie.
and to consider wavs by which
there can be more equitable ar-
rangements for sharing revenues.
"We are represented on this
committee by a former presi-
dent of the WICB. Pat

Shoaib, Asif appear

before drugs tribunal

... second hearing set for October 26

By Waheed Khan

KARACHI, Pakistan
(Reuters) Pakistan fast
bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and
Mohammad Asif appeared be-
fore a tribunal yesterday
which will recommend if they
are to be penalised for test-
ing positive for the banned
steroid nandrolone.
The tribunal, including
former Test captain Intikhab
Alam and barrister Shahid
Hamid. will report its findings
in two weeks' time to the Paki-
stan Cricket Board (PCB).
Shoaib and Asif were re-
called from the Champions Tro-
phy in India on Monday after
they tested positive in the in-
ternal dope tests carried out by
the PCB before the tournament.
Under the International
Cricket Council (ICC) anti-dop-
ing regulations if a player tests
positive in a tournament he
faces an immediate ban of two
years for a first violation.
"The tribunal met for

some three hours and both of
them were questioned for an
hour after which they left and
the members carried on their
deliberations," a board
spokesman told Reuters.


"The tribunal is expected to
meet again on tlihe 26h." lihe
l)r Nasim Ashraf. the P'CB
chairman. told reporters that tlhe
board would iipleiiienC the ree-
onuiiendalions of lite tribuniil
and would make lie louticolme

"We will not be taking any
popular decision under pressure
from anyone. We will take a cor-
rect decision. The World Cup is
important for us but more im-
portant is the image of the coun-
try. We will act impartially and
fairly," Ashraf said.

He, however. made it clear
that the players would be given
a fair chance to defend them-
"A thorough independent
investigation is being carried
ouill. They have been niccused ol
testing positive but we don't
knoW if thev took it i inadvel-
enllly or inlciilioiially.
The P'CB chief said the
board hlad fulfilled its first rc-
sponsihility h\ i tlnediic tell\
calling bac (l tie plt\ers and u
imakling public thie A simpl le-
"The players can nowl
ring anyone before the Iri-
hunal in definee," lie said.

Duining the speech, Gordon
admitted that his ime,,thod were
different and apologised if lie
offended anyone over the last
"1 ask such persons to be-
lieve that this has not been in-

tentional. but onl0 in the pur-
suit of a wider objective." he
Gordon indicated it was a
little more than one year ago
when lie accepted the invitation
to become president of the
"These 12 months have
been a highly instructive expe-
rience." he said.
"If not exactly enjoyable. 1
am pleased to sa\ it has been a
rewarding experience, unfortu-
natelv not financially. but can-
didly in a much deeper sense.
"You have provided me
with the opportunity to serve
the cause of West

Indies cricket and the
people of the Caribbean and
both are very dear to me."
Gordon concluded by issu-
ing a call for all cricket fans to
mobilise support behind the
West Indies team to win the
2007 ICC World Cup to be
staged in the Caribbean.
"When 12 months ago, we
issued that call, many were de-
risive: today that dream is not

as far-fetched as it once ap-
peared." he said.
"The signs of change are now
around us. We must seize the mo-
ment to bury the past, ignite the
future and go forward with a col-
lective agenda to rebuild that which
we lost along the way.
"Our team is speaking to
us. Let us close ranks behind
them and give West Indies
cricket the support it needs".

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McKend football

semi-finals set

for today

THE semifinals of the Winston McKend Memorial foot-
ball competition will be staged tonight at the Den Amstel
Community Centre ground. West Coast Demerara.
Unbeaten Group A winners Pouderoyen will meet Group
B runners-up Crane in the first match from 18:00 h then Group
B winners Beavers will come up against Group A runners-up
Den Amstel from 20:00 h.
Pouderoyen registered the maximum points in the
group stage, gaining the final set by a walk-over from
Stewartville. last week Sunday, at the Uitvlugt Commu-
nity Centre ground.
In the final match of Group B in the same double-header,
Uilvlugt beat Young Achievers 2-0. with a double goal by
Sherwavne Lanferman the first coming in the 77th minute and
the other in the 87th minute.
That victory, however, did not have any bearing on group
top places, for which Beavers and Crane tied with two wins
and a loss. Beavers won the group with a superior goal dif-

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Rousseau to represent

WICB on ICC committee

... Gordon gives stewardship over the last 12 months

30 SUNDAY CHRONICLE October 22, 2006

Baron Foods national semis ...


GCC, Scotsburg United battle

in first match

By Vemen Walter

FOR a team reaching a na-
tional first division semi-fi-
nal while playing in their de-
but season, it's more than an
achievement and for sure will
be very pumped up, no mat-
ter who their opponents may
be or how formidable they
That is exactly the situation
with the little-known Scotsburg
United team from the Upper
Corentyne when they take on
the much-touted Georgetown
Cricket Club (GCC) in the first
national semi-final of the 2006
Baron Foods 50 overs knockout
cricket tournament toda., at the
Georgetown Cricket Club

ground Bourda.
Having created a stir with
victories oser Port Mourant,
Bermine and W4est Berbice be-
fore scrambling to Berbice chanm-
pions Albion Community Cen-
tre in dhe Berbice Zone final,
Scotsburg know that they will
have their work cut out as was
the scenario against Albion, but
appearing in such a big game for
the first time will certainly pro-
vide the extra impetus as they
seek to produce an upset win.
Led by veteran James
Hart. the Berbice runners-up
possess a good all-round
team. ideally suited for this
version of the game and play-
ing on the small: Bourda
ground. could ver well work

in their favour.
Hart, together with Peter
Grimes, Lakeram Latchman.
Clarence Beresford, Shaun
Jackman, Alex Amsterdam,.
Bheem Singh and all-rounder
Robert Moore will be the men
Scotsburg will be counting on to
produce the goods with the bat.
Left-arm-spinner Moore.
an Essequibo senior inter-
county player, off-spinner Hart
and Budhram Sukdeo will
spearhead their bo\\wling with
support from pacers Michael
Kendall and C('larencc
GCC, on the other lihand,i arc
highly favoured to conie outl
victorious, despite being \ ith-
out two of their lcno t'nedl bats-

Kensington Oval

handover on February 17

CMC -Kensington Oval.
venue for the Final of the
2007 ICC World Cup in the
Caribbean, will be handed
over to the tournament owner
on February 17, a senior of-
ficial said.
According to Vancourt
Rouse, chief operations officer
of Barbados' local organising
committee, there will be a gala
ceremony to hand over the
ground to the International
Cricket Council (ICC).
"The date for the official
handover is February 17 and we
are aiming to keep our
timelines," he said.

"On that date. we will have
a ceremony. and we will be look-
ing to fill the stadium (with
people) to test our security and
crowd control plans as well.
"This will be our dress re-
hearsaL It will offer the per-
fect opportunity to replicate a
match-day scenario."
Kensington Oval, which is
situated in the heart of the Bar-
bados capital of Bridgetown, is
being re-developed at a cost of
USS67.5 million. The seating
capacity will be doubled to ac-
commodate close to 30 000
Rouse said that the con-
struction work is ahead of

schedule and the major portion
of the buildings will be com-
pleted by December.
After this. they will
spend six\ weeks working on
a temporary stand to house
16 000 fans.
"We have a major job at
hand." he said. "Already four of
the seven matches at
Kensington are sold out. so we
must ensure we are 'ganie' when
the event gets here."
The ground will stage six
Super Eight (second round)
matches on April 11. 13. 15.
17, 19 and 21. and the Final
on April 28. National Heroes
Day in the islands.

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(1' October 31S'December. 2006) is 19.54% per annum.

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lending rate as published by the Bank of Guyana plus
500 basis points.

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men in that of Shivnarine
Chanderpaul and Ramnaresh
Sarwan, both currently doing
duties with the West Indies team
in the ICC Champions Trophy
Vastly experienced, GCC,
the Demerara Zone champi-
ons and a traditional power-
house in Guyana's cricket,
will be keen to prove to
Scotsburg that there is a dif-
ference between the men and
the boys, but knowing fully
that cricket is a game of glo-
rious uncertainties, they will
certainly not want to take
their opponents lightly.
The in- form Ricardo
JadunauiIth, \it1h a century\
against GNIC in the last match.
coupled \\ith the likes of Ravi
Sariian, skipper Leon Johnson.

Vishal Singh, Robin Bachus,
Paul Bevon and Wasim Haslim,
could make life difficult for the
Scotsburg United bowlers on a
known batsman-friendly
Bourda track.
Reon King, the former West
Indies fast bowler, fellow
speedster Jason Benn. com-
bined with off-spinner Sarwan
and leg-spinner Johnson, will
take care of the bowling depart-
The action gets cracking
from 09:30 hl with umpires
Elddie Nicholls and Dasroy
Balgobin. Zabheer Zakir is
the standby.
Defending champions
Albion Community Centre
and Central Essequibo will
clash in the other semi-final
set for Wednesday at the

Albion Communty Centre
The final takes place
next Sunday at a venue to be

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Premier League

triple-header at

GFC tonight

FRESH from beating President's Cup champions Pele,
Camptown return to the field of play in the feature match of
a Premier League triple-header at the GFC ground, Bourda,
Just three days after winning the President's Cup for a second
consecutive time, Pele went down 1-2 to Camnptown.
Camnptown's Devon Forde was first in the net and the
Campbellville boys led 1-0 at halftime. Twenty minutes into
the second half. Konata Mannings equalised for Pele in the
65th minute, only to see Elton Bro\wn putting in the winner.
two minutes later.
Pele will be back on the field of play. this morning, to meet
Fruta Conquerors in a Premier League fixture at Independence Park
from 09:00 h.
In the afternoon, the triple-header will start at 16:00
h, with Guyana Defence Force (GDF) meeting Western
Tigers. Alpha United taking on Beacon at 18:00 h and
Camptown clashing with Santos in the feature game at
20:00 h.


at Bourda


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Classy Martyn spurs Australia to victory

By N.A nantlhanariyanan

JAIPUR, India, (Reuters) -
Damien Martyn stroked 78 to
spur -world champions Austra-
lia to a six-wicket victory over
England in their must-winl

Champions TrophN Group A.
tie yesterday.
allynll, \\ ho turned 35
yesterday. rescued .\Australiat
from early trouble to guide themn
to 170 for four wilh 13.1 overs
to spare after lhey had dis-

missed England lor 169'in a
warning before lthe Ashes con-
test stalking iCnex month.
The win kept A.\ustralian
hopes alive for a maiden Chamin-
pions 'lroph title after heiri
1 0-r nll defeat ;i.'iinst '.\'esl
Indies on \VednesIIdsly wIhile lin-
gland were all but knocKed out
after their second defeat in the
iour-teaim group.
Martin raced to a 35-ball
50 after fast bouler Sajid
Nlahmood removed Adam
Gilchrist (10) and skipper
Ricky Ponting (1) off succes-
sive overs to make it 34 for
three in the seventh over.
Martin dominated a 118-
run fourth wicket partnership
with Mike Hussey, who was
32 not out. until he was out
18 runs from the end.
All-rounder Shane Walson
and fellow paicemian Milchell
Johnson grabbed three wickets
each to dismiss lingland in 45
overs as all the \\ ickets tumbled
for 86 runs after another shoddy
chatting display on a slow pitch.
The 25-year-old Watson

and left-armer Johnso. 2-14,
both Ashes collntenders, found
thie perfect sitge to shine ahead
of the Test series starling nII
Bl l.timce otn No\ elibet 23.
Wason \\Cenl for just It
ruilt in se\ell overs while
Johlnson gave wa\s only 40 runs
in his 10-ovei spell.
England openers Andrew
Strauss, who top-scored with
56. and I an Bell. who made a
chance) 43. had put on 83 to
gi e England an early advan-
But tile tide quickly turnLed
after Pouting called utp Watson
as third change ill the 19th over.
\\atsoln had Bell caught at
cover by llussev atnd claimed
the prized scalp of Andrew\
Flintolff for four runs after
Johnson had struck in the pre-
\ion over to remove the laggres-
si e Ke\ in Pierseicn lor one.
Walson largeled Flintollf
wi\th two short deliveries, fore-
ing hinl to fend off the first be-
fore the lEngland skipper skied
a pull to midwicket where
Hutsse\ ran from deep to take a

low catch.
po\\ er failure oni a flood-
iLhiss lo\,wr called play for (10
1hinluies during ltile Australian:
IlllgM anil Mahlliood bo\\ lcd
(hilchrist w\ith Ilhe first ball aI
icr the resumption. The bats-
man. waving away lmovelient

ENGLAND (maximum 50 overs)
A. Strauss c wkpr Gilchrist
b Symonds 56
I. Bell c Hussey b Watson 43
K. Pietersen c wkpr Gilchrist
b Johnson 1
A. Flintoff c Hussey b Watson 4
M. Yardy c wkpr Gilchrist
b Watson 4
P. Collingwood not out 22
J. Dalrymple c Ponting
b Johnson 3
C. Read c wkpr GIIchrist
b McGrath 0
S. Mahmood c and b Bracken 8
S. Harmison c wkpr Gilchrist
b Johnson 1
J. Anderson b McGrath 15
Extras: (lb-3. w-3, nb-6) 12
Total: (all out, 45 overs) 169
Fall of wickets: 1-83, 2-84, 3-110, 4-
Bowling: Lee 9-3-25-0,

near the sighl.screen. missed thi
line of the ball.
Pointing edged a dris,
without moving his feet to bI
caught at slip and Jame
Anderson bowled Watson ii
the next over as he attemipter
a heave over midwicket.

Bracken 8-0-38-1, McGrath 9-1-
36-2, Johnson 1.0-0-40-3.
Watson 7-0-16-3, Symonds 2-0-
AUSTRALIA (target: 170 runs from
50 overs)
A. Gilchrist b Mahmood 10
S. Watson b Anderson 21
R. Ponting c Strauss
b Mahmood 1
D. Martyn c wkpr Read
b Harmison 78
M. Hussey noteut 32
A. Symonds nO* out 8
Extras: (b-4, lb-5, w 6, nb-5) 20
Total: (4 wkts, 36.5 overs) 170
Fall of wickets: 1-30, 2-34, 3-34, 4-
Bowling: Anderson 9-2-31-1,
Mahmood 10-0.57-2, Harmison 4.5-
0-45-1, Yardy 10-1-18-0, Dalrymple
Points: Australia 2, England 0.

KARACHI. Pakistani
(Reuters) Pakistan's crick-
eters have been told to avoid
exhibiting their religious be-
liefs in public.
Dr Nasim A.sihraf. chair-
man of the Pakistan Crickei
Board (PCB i. aid 'in llre-
sponse to concerns the team
was being used by religious
elements, that the players
had been advised to strike a
balance betIl\en religion and
Since last year, the Paki-
stan teami has made it a.I oillt
to pray il public anlid hold re-
ligious gathering i leant ho-li
lel s. -
Ashraf said in a televi-
sion interview lie did not
believe there was anyv" Co-

Damien Martyn ledthe Australian fightback and brought
up his half-century from just 35 balls. (Yahoo Sport)

Tortola cycling

outing littered

with mishaps

GUYANA'S outing in the Caribbean cycling championships
in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, was littered with minis-
Manager Howard Williams, yesterday.. told Chronicle Sport
that one rider was disqualified in the lime trials a:nd in tlhe 130-
kiloinetre roadlrace the following day. two of then had punc-
tLures. ,
In the lime trials last week Saturday. Dariren Alien pilccd
27th, while JohnCharles turned hack at the wrone round about
and was disqualified.
"Allen ne luly did the same thing, bul f6rtunatelv I was there
to guide him.'" Howard reported.
InI the second laip o the road race. Allen hl;id a ptiunctre
and Albert Philander in the third lap.
"By the time they got wheels, it was difficult for them
to catch the pelothon. The mishaps just threw them out."
Then at the feeding area. another cyclisi ran into Ciharles.
who eventually finished 24th in Ihree hours 40 initiles 34 sec-
onds and Tony Sinmon 32nd in three hours 42 minutes 14 see-
William, however said the young leani did their best under
the circumstances. corning against better prepared i)pponiens.
"We need to do more lime trial races in Gul ana. Th.lie ore
you compete the more versatile you'll( get. Their opponents
were momre well seasoned, some even having special time trial
The manager said the touring party was acco11nmmodaled by
the Guyanese association in Tortola.
"We were well taken care of. The association is willing to
help any sporting team that goes there."
Williams extended special thanks to Ansa MeAl Trad-
ing, Dyna's Embroidery, Toucan Industries, Delnur and
Swiss House Cambio for their assistance in making the
tour possible.

section between Maulvism,
ultra orthodox Muslims
and cricket.
"There is no doubt their
religious faith is a imolivaling
factor in llie teain. It binds
them Itlgetheri. Butl there
shotiuld be balance beltceeni
religion and cricket." Ashraf
Captain Illnamanl-ul-
tai t. baisian M oh a mm ad
Youstil. who converIed to Is-
laim from ('Ch.islianil\ earlier
this cear. and former leg-spin-
nier Mushtaq Aiimed ihave
beetn in lihe torcfront of pro-
jeciinrg a religious iiage of
ihle leani.
Asli-raf said lie had no
problems. with tihe players
sayingl heir prtlavers regu-,

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Inzamnai that Islam does not
allow the imposition of views
on others.
"I ha\ic old himii clearly that
there should be inIo pressure ont
pla\crs \\ lo don l pray regu-
lairl or anl coinitpulsit-n onil
thm to do it tiunder pressuree"
lie said.
"1 ha\e told hiiti there
should be no perception
among pla\C2is ihat if he,'\
dtlon' pra\ tihev \\ill not be
in the teain."
"He has assured mie there
is no l)ressure onl any olle to
do antilthing ihel don't want
to do. I have also told him
players should get proper rest
for their cricket," Ashraf

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JAIPUR, India, (Reuters) -
Australia wicketkeeper Adaim
Gilchrist claimed his 350th
catch in one-day
internationals yesterday in
the Champions Trophy tie
against England.
Gilchrist, 34, the leading
one-day stumper, caught
Kevin Picterscn off left-armn

paceman Mitchell Johnson
for one run to reach the mile-
England, asked to bat first,
were 84 for two in the must-win
Group A league tie when
Pietersen fell.
The effort took Gilchrist's
total tally including stumpings
to 395 victims in his 244th

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game. South African Mailr.
Boucher lies second with 32'
The Australia vice-cap-
tain is also Test cricket's
third most successful
wicketkeeper, behind com-
patriot lan Healy (395) and
Boucher (364). Gilchrist'\
tally stands at 355.

IBF super featherweight champion Gairy St Clair gc:ng
through his paces.

Klassen? No problem!

- Gairy St Clair
MALCOLM Klassen is a good fighter but nothing near the
calibre of International Boxing Federation (IBF) super feath-
erweight champion Gairy St Clair.
The disclosure was made by St Clair himself who will be
making his first defence of the IBF title against Klassen on No-
vember 4 in South Africa.
"I don't know much about him. I know that he is a good
fighter but nothing that the 'Superman' can't handle," St
(Please turn to page 27)

Referees, city

teams withdraw

from Fruta Festival


... but GFA boss says it's tempo

S ... .


By Isaiah Chappelle


THE now popular Fruta Foot-
ball Festival is at the cross-
roads as the referees and city
football bodies dealt the tour-
ary nament blows, and only one
match was played as the
quarterfinals opened Friday
night at the Tucville ground.
Secretary of Fruta Conquer-
ors, Marion Cole, yesterday.
told Chronicle Sport that refer-
ees withdrew their service and
city teams were ordered not to
participate further in the tour-
nament sponsored by
Trinidadian firm Guyana Bever-
ages Inc.
Cole said that on the morn-
ing of the fixture, an official of
the Guyana Football Referees
-. Council (GFRC) called him to
bring forward the game to 18:00
A h and 20:00 h from the 19:30 h
and 21:30 h start.
The club secretary indicated
it would not be possible because
the teams were issued with fix-
tures and they would not have
the required period of notice for
such a change.
Cole said that if the referees
had a problem with the time, the

organizers should have been in-
formed much earlier.
"In the weeks before, the
times were the same. We,
however, agreed that at least
one match would be done."
Cole said spectators were
already admitted into the
ground, and to appease the situ-
ation, the teams in the first
match. Pouderoyen of West
Demerara and Timehri Panthers
agreed to play under the whistle
of National coach Kurt Cadogan.
The match ended in a 1-1 draw
and both teams agreed to a re-
The club secretary dis-
closed that the GFRC had al-
ready been paid an advance of
$42 500, half the amount the
sponsors agreed to pay for their
services. The referees had asked
for a $103 000-package, and re-
duced it to $95 000.
GFRC secretary, yester-
day, told Chronicle Sport that
the referees accommodated
the organizers when the fix-
tures had to be adjusted to
three matches, but in the
quarterfinals, two matches
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Sunday Chronicle October 22, 2006


Are you a blamer,
placator, leveller,
distracter or cool cookie?
Read and decide.


Who are you and why?
SOMETIMES we all feel a bit scared by life. As a
placatory, your coping strategy is to put other people first.
Somewhere along the line, you've learned that to agree rather
than disagree, to back down rather than win is the way to lead
your life. When things get tough, you back down.
The positive:
You're absolutely great with people. Everyone likes you
and many people love you. You're never a problem, never a
challenge and as a peacemaker, you're the best.
The negative:
You can end up feeling resentful because you never get
enough time, space or attention for yourself. You often put
yourself down in order to boost people up and that can mean
you get a little exploited.

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to stand up for yourself. Read 'How to Say No by Corinne
Sweet' (Hodder & Stoughton). An assertive training course may
help you learn to cope with conflict and be more confident.


Who are you and why?
Life can be tough. And as a blamer, you've learned to bite
back to strike out before anything emotionally affects you.
Don't feel bad it's a very effective coping strategy in a threat-
ening world.
The positives:
You never take any flack. You're great in conflict situations
especially where there's a need for strong leadership or cham-
pion for a cause. Your energy carries you through where other
people may fear to tread.
The negatives:
Your upfront attitude can make people wary of you.
The blamer at work:
You can handle stress, like no one else. You thrive in de-
manding jobs and are great on the front line. The risk is that
you may burn out or alienate colleagues with your attitude.
The blamer in love:
You never make a dull partner. If you don't watch out, you
could end up lonely. You must work at letting down your bar-


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riers to create intimacy.
Your love match:
Pair you with a placator and you may feel much less threat-
ened and so be able to enjoy the relationship, while a leveller
may help you to relax and trust enough to truly love.
What should you do?
You need to face up to your tendency to conflict and blame.
Read 'Stop Arguing, Start Talking' by Susan Quilliam, (Vermil-
ion, A6.99) or consider taking an anger management course in
order to stay calm and approachable.


Who are you and why?
As a leveller, you've got your life together. While other per-
sonalities major too much on thinking or feeling, you are in per-
fect balance. You respond to situations with clear-sightedness,
taking your cue from your feelings, but using your mind to help
you make decisions and action plans.
The positives:
You're very together. You really take life by the scruff of
the neck and do what you want with it. You make and achieve
your goals because you have all the bits of the lifestyle jigsaw.
The negatives:
There aren't many other people like you. You might some-
times feel you're the only sorted person in the world!
The leveller at work:
You are a good colleague and team member able to support
but also keep people on task. You're particularly good at man-
agement roles where the need is to balance out different sets of
needs without getting swamped by your feelings.
The leveller in love:
You are a great partner because you rarely get hooked into
the sort of destructive patterns that many of the other person-
ality types do.
Your love match is:
Your ideal pairing is with a leveller and you'll both live hap-
pily ever after. With any of the other personality types you
risk doing all the giving, simply because you are more together
than they are.
What should you do?
Carry on doing what you're doing and make sure that your
friends, relatives, colleagues and partners are duly grateful for
your having you around.


Who are you and why?
When life gets awkward, a distracter simply flutters away.
When life gets tough. you tend to either ignore the problems or
distract yourself and move onto something new. And when
you're in trouble, you are very good at avoiding the blame by
distracting people from the problem.
The positives:
You have such fun. You love partying and indulging your-
self and if you hit a problem, you just swan breeze o\er it.
You tend to have lots of friends and live in a great social whirl.
The negatives:
Underneath the fuin-lo ing party girl is someone a lot more
anxious. You don't like taking on responsibility. or facing up to
Vour mistakes and if you have to do that. it hurts.
The distracter at work:
'Your creatCive ninid and elnemyTg is a real asset at work. How-
ever. if something goes wrong, you often step out of the firing
line and Mth.i can get you disliked. You may even get a reputation
for not pulling your weight or for passing up responsibilities.
The distracter in love:
You jump in with abandon. But you may find it a bit more
difficult to really commit. to take on the challenge of loving
rather than being 'in loe'. page
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"What this might be useful for is helping present a case
to the patient that she really has a disorder that is affecting
her physiological health, because one of the hallmarks of these
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By Terence Roberts
THOSE who care to pursue
culture as pleasure in

Guyana, should understand
correctly what is meant by
Intelli,,ent advocates of cul-

ture as pleasure are not inter-
ested in converting with having
the freedom necessary to enjoy
their lives without bringing harm

EROTIC SCULPTURES on the Sun Temple at Konarak, India, an art that was discouraged
during British Colonial rule, and faded.

S, ,or pain to others. If the fact that
I am enjoying myself hurts you,
S However, people who make a
-. "' ,. ) lot of noise. pr play loud music
S,4 T. V,. without regard for others, are
using their pleasure to disturb
S. and abuse others.
The error of many who
quickly condemn the word
pleasure', and its connotations.
usually arises from their mis-
taken belief that the pursuit of
S" worldly pleasures are to blame
for results like teenage pregnan-
S cies, illegitimate children, AIDS,
social diseases, even sex crimes
S\ ,. such as rape, bondage. paedo-
,. . philia, pederasty, etc. In fact,
those afflictions and crimes are
S' ; usually the result of not pursu-
ing true pleasure as a long-term
'- social and cultural concept, but
j* ( Jj r 'c *rather hastily pursuing sexual
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partners and victims.
The pursuit of genuine plea-
sure as culture involves the pur-
suit of education, literacy and
wisdom, by learning to appre-
ciate positive and uplifting
films, literature (novels and po-
etry), music, visual art, fashion,
and even healthy bodies enjoy-
ing sexual pleasures with contra-
ception. In Guyana, the rise of
poverty, crimes, AIDS, young
pregnancies, and racism are
inked to ignoring the pleasures
of literacy/education. And a des-
perate desire to want what the
world has to offer, and a false
appearance of wealth, without
thinking of the correct way to
pursue such goals. It is not re-
ally true pleasure that motivates
many young 'child-fathers' and
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illegalities to provide for their
families, and such children left
without material support, edu-
cation and literacy may grow up
hating society, but loving a life
of crime. Sociologists and law-
makers who look into the back-
ground of criminals usually find
such personal histories.
Many young Guyanese
who wish to appear as a 'big
man' or 'big woman' too early,
may possess profitable creative
talents that never develop or
progress pleasurably benefiting
themselves and others, because
they have taken on family re-
sponsibilities which stress or
divert their creative energies;
also without legal divorce pa-
pers they may find it difficult
to be rid of ex-partners who
keep intruding in their lives and
obstructing their freedom and
progress. On the other hand, in
Guyana, many girls/women are
slandered and condemned un-
fairly because they pursue a life
of pleasure, both personally and
socially. Many Oriental girls
and guys may be hindered or
prevented from sharing sexual
and social freedom with others
of a different race, due to insu-
lar ideas. Many such girls may
risk being branded as 'whores'
etc.. because they frequent such
nightclubs, cafes, cultural
events, where they can meet,
socialize and sleep with who-
ever they choose, and would not
gel a chance to meet otherwise.
A culture of pleasure is
closely linked to enjoying
literacy, education, and art
forms like novels, poetry,
films, music, painting and
sculpture, theatre, fashion,
photography. Only humans,
however, enjoy sexual images
of themselves, especially
displaying their natural
bodies and expressing sexual
pleasure. This is called
eroticism, and only humans
possess it. Animals care
nothing for such images. as
the great French novelist
Alain Robbe-Grillet pointed
out in his profound essay "For
a voluptuous tomorroww. The
famous poet Octavio Paz
wrote: 'Sexuality is animal,

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Sunday*______________________ ^_____________________, Ch o iceOco e 22: 200 Page V*__* ________ __




On Friday I will be moving
out of my large four-bed-
room, two-bath, two-car-ga-
rage home. I will not see my
kids every day, and I believe
this is the end of my 12 year
marriage. I keep hoping the
move will restart our rela-
The cause of the move is
my wife's rediscovery of my
cheating. The first time hap-
pened after I infected her with
trichomoniasis. We both cried
and were hurt. She promised to
forgive me, and I promised never
to cheat again. I also agreed not
to look at online pornography. I
understood looking at porn or
cheating again would mean the
end of the marriage.
I failed. It wasn't because I
didn't love her. I think it was an
addiction to sex and taking my
wife for granted. My viewing of
Internet porn started a month
after my wife agreed to make
the marriage work, and this led
me on a downward spiral.
I can't explain it, but going
back to the prostitute again was
a form of closure for me. I
needed to dominate the woman
who started everything to
unravel. The act was pleasur-
able, and she was more ani-

mated than miy wife. I left feel-
ing vindicated and that I never
had to return.
My movements became
more secretive. Last Tuesday I
looked at Internet porn at work,
wrote down numbers of some
ladies, and planned to call and
get pricing. I kept telling myself'
I just wanted to hear their
voices, but I was collecting
them. I put the paper in my
shirt pocket to call them on the
counmute home.
I was going to dispose of
the paper before I got home.
and none would be the wiser.
Well, I forgot and my wife dis-
covered the paper. She told me
to move out by Friday. I didn't
argue. I started packing and sent
a quick e-mail to the pastor who
counsels us.
My fear is there will be no
way to make up with my
wife. I continue to ask for an-
other chance, but her heart is
cold to me. She says I can come
over for dinner and have the kids
stay at my new place, but I
don't know how to win her
Tim, some things, like

electricity, are hard to
understand. Even though
we use electricity every
day, most of us cannot say
what it is. Nonetheless, it
follows basic laws, and if
we violate its laws. elec-
tricity can kill us. In the
same way, there are basic
behavioral laws, and if we
fail to follow them. they
will kill a relationship.
No one would suggest you
get to live in a house you can-
not pay for, receive a paycheck
you didn't work for, or get a
perfect score on a test youl
didn't study for. Wh\ do ,ou
think you gel to keep the wife
you were unfaithful to? What
has happened follows behav-
ioral laws which are almost as
predictable as the laws of elec-
You brought home a sexu-
ally transmitted disease, but
you could just as easily have
created a half-brother or halt-
sister for your children. You got
to experience adultery and mo-
ments of pleasure, and now you
get to experience separation, di-
vorce, and perhaps, making
payments on a house vou don't
get to live in.
Everything that happened

is based on \x hal you decided
to do, but you can't say that
about your wife. You will
end up divorced because of
what you did. but she will
end up divorced because of
whllat soliehod\ did to her.
She was in a real marriage, the
marriage of "\\e." You were
in a false marriage, the mar-
riage ol "l."
An ancient Chinese
maxim say s, if you are
out for vengeance. dig
two graves. The same
might be said of your in-
fidelity. Your infidelity
dug one grave for you
and another for her.






CME Lectures






Tuesday October 24. 2006
"Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Diagnosis and
Management Options"

Thursday October 26, 2006
"Cervical Cancer Prevention services in Guyana:
An alternative approach"

Dr. John Varallo
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

18:00h (6pm)

Eye Clinic Waiting Area.
Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation

1 CVIE Credit will be awarded for each Lecture

Dr. Madan Rambaran
Director, Medical & Pr/,- in ,i Services (ag)
Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation

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 01 04 06 004
The Construction of Infrastructure for the New Lands of the
Skeldon Sugar Modernisation Project

Bidders must be eligible, ie. be registered in a 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
(US .' ).
The Compulsory Site Inspection will be held at 11.00 hours Tuesday 7th
November 2 commencing at the Project C'~~,. Skeldon Estate
Bids .* ,i be opened 14 00 hours Monday 1 Ith December 2006 and must be/
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.. ,Sunday Chronicle-October 22; .2006

Sunday Chronicle October 22, 2006

lI l I

MOST people should have at least heard of a substance
called fluoride. Toothpaste manufacturers prominently
include the effects of fluoride on the teeth in their
advertisements. But while fluoride contained in
common toothpastes have some cavity prevention
characteristics, there have been recent advances in this
respect which prove to be more efficient.
Fluoride has primarily been utilised as an anti caries
agent. Fluoridated toothpastes are probably the most
commonly used method of caries prevention and have been
cited as one of the central factors associated with worldwide
decrease in caries prevalence. The most commonly used
fluoride compounds are sodium monofluorophosphate
(MFP). We who work in the Dental Health Services of the
Ministry of Health utilise fluoridated mouth rinse in our
school programme.
Fluoride combines with a mineral compound on the
surface of the teeth to form fluoropatite which is extremely
resistant to the corrosive action of the acids produced in
dental plaque. The fluoride now being used primarily reduces
the solubility of the enamel. But this is clearly not enough
to ensure adequate oral health.
Extensive research has demonstrated that a new
compound known as amine fluoride combined with stannous
fluoride is superior to compounds in most toothpaste. It
was shown that stannous fluoride acts as an antimicrobial
agent which not only slows down the process of tooth
decay but also possesses an anti plaque, contributing to
prevention of gingivitis. In effTect, here is a substance which
promotes and maintains the integrity of the gums apart from
the teeth.
When the experiment was conducted, the objectives
included studying the effectiveness of the new
substance on 300 15-year-old school children. No pre
study cleaning were given, no oral hygiene instruction
was offered and no close supervision was followed
during the trial. The design was intended to represent

The Dentist Advises

conditions of the general public as far as possible. The
teenage population was chosen as these subjects are
known to often practice inadequate oral hygiene,
experience gingivitis, but rarely demonstrate symptoms
of periodontal (gum) disease.
Chlorhexidine mouthrinse has been recognized in the
literature as having optimal and effective effect on the
control of plaque, gingivitis and periodontal disease.
However, as a result of certain side effects, including severe
staining, taste impainnent and strong anti bacterial virulence.
chlorhexidine is usually contraindicated for prolonged daily
Mouth rinses containing the new compound have been
tested in numerous studies, including among special care
patients, and it has been demonstrated that their
effectiveness has been similar to that of chlorhexidine,
without most of the side elTects and significantly less
In contrast to mouth rinses, clinical studies observing
the amine-stannous fluoride compound have observed no
staining problems. In addition, it is chemically stable to room
temperature even after being stored for two years.
Teenage participants at baseline did not present
severe gingival pathology but a general improvement
in gingival health was revealed over the interventional
period. This meant that it was the first time that any
toothpaste was proven to actually cure any oral disease.
The significance of this discovery represents the
beginning of a new and exciting era for dental public
health and we who work in this field are striving to
keep up.

From page II
Your love match is:
Pair you with any one of the personality types and you'll shrug off
the difficulties. But pair you with a leveller, and he'll support and
help you to love in a mature way.
What should you do?
You need to learn to cope with the rough times and either take criti-
cism on the chin or stand up for yourself. Read 'Confidence Works'
by Gladeana McMahon, (Sheldon Press) or take a confidence-build-
ing course to help you face life and learn to deal with its challenges.


Who are you and why?
Cool cookie scores highly when faced with life challenges. She thinks
rather than feels. You're great in an emergency, superb at finding
practical and logical solutions, but the problem is, you may find it
difficult to feel much and you tend to miss out on rich emotion.
The positives:
You get things done. You stay rational and operational even under
stress and you sail through life's crises, such as divorce or job loss.
without seeming to break stride.
The negatives:
You can tend to live too much in your head and deny the emotions
that you do feel because they're too uncomfortable. And if the stress
is too much. then you may go into overload, and just get paralysed.
The cool cookie in work:
You get a job done quickly, efficiently and always to deadline. You
are a reliable worker and will rise to a challenge. You take tricky
clients and stroppy bosses in your stride. Watch out though, you
may be unaware of the social and emotional side of the game and
often can't cope with office politics or group dynamics.
The cool cookie in love:
You are good at making the right choice of partner, but can fall short
on the romance and emotional intensity. You may find it difficult to
fall in love and stay in love. simply because being emotional does not
come naturally to you. You may tend to be unsympathetic to a
partner's emotional problems.
Your love match is:
Paired with any of the other personality types, your unemotional
attitude will balance out their more emotional personality although
their emotional intensity leaves you feeling uncomfortable. The part-
ner who'll cope best with that. and who will help you contact your
emotions, will be a leveller.
What should you do?
You will be happier and more fulfilled if you start getting in touch with
your emotions. Read 'Feelings Exploring Your Inner Emotions' by
Dr Brian Roet. (Piatkus) or take a personal development course to
help you get in tune with the feeling side of your personality.

Page VI

Notice of Award
The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Commonwealth Scholarship
and Fellowship Plan is offering a limited number of scholarships at the Masters
Degree level for the 2007/2008 academic year in the United Kingdom.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to pursue studies in the
following priority fields:
Poverty Alleviation
Special Education (Impairment))
Gender and Development
Environmental Studies

The minimum requirement for consideration for studies at the Master's Degree
level is a Bachelor's Degree passed with a minimum Grade PointAverage of 3.0 or

Please note that applicants must have obtained their Bachelor's Degree within the
last five years and their qualifications and/or training should be relevant to their
intended field of study.

Application forms can be obtained from the Permanent Secretary, Public Service
Ministry, 164 Waterloo Street, Georgetown and the Scholarships Department,
Training Division, D'Urban Street and Vlissengen Road, Georgetown.

Closing date for the receipt of applications is October 27, 2006.

Permanent Secretary
Public Service Ministry,

Notice of Award
The Government of Guyana in collaboration with the Commonwealth Scholarship
and Fellowship Plan is offering a limited number of scholarships at the PHd level
forthe 2007/2008 academic year in the United Kingdom.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to undertake high level
study on the following issues:

Poverty Reduction (Debt write-off, trade
Human Rights initiative

The minimum requirement for consideration for studies at the PHd level is a
Masters Degree.

Please note that applicants must have obtained their Masters Degree and their
qualifications and/or training should be relevant to their intended field of study.

Application forms can be obtained from the Permanent Secretary. Public Service
Ministry, 164 Waterloo Street, Georgetown and the Scholarships Department,
Training Division, D' Urban Street and Vlissengen Road, Georgetown.

Closing date forthe receipt of applications is October 27, 2006.

Permanent Secretary
Public Service Ministry


Sunday Chronicle October 22,.2006




From page IV
eroticism is human.' To rape, to force oneself sexually on others, is to behave like an animal,
but to caress, to mutually accept kisses, intercourse, is to make love. To enjoy sharing the
most intimate beauty of one's body, to enjoy seeing such images, to relieve one's sexual desires
and animalistic urges by masturbation, privately, is erotic and human.
Since very ancient times, various artists who created the tradition of a culture of pleasure under-
stood that sex was not only for procreation, but for erotic pleasure and satisfaction. When this is
denied, society may become self-destructive by humans made without love, filled with anger, and mental
abnormalities, like a people kept in bondage by a repressive government. In Europe, North America.
and Brazil, many women who make erotic photos. films, art, are also very literate, educated, actresses,
models, even civil servants and other professionals. Not long ago. one of Italy's most beautiful 'porno-
graphic' film stars was also a Member of Parliament for years. Instead of acting silly and snobbish,
such truly beautiful women share their human beauty with us via images, which even romantic couples
may enjoy, easing their fantasies, thus even avoiding real infidelities. No one stones, or abuses such
women when they are seen on the streets of Europe; instead, people ask for their autographs! IN any)
case, such so-called 'pornographic' imagery originated not in Europe or the USA, but in India. China,
Japan, Persia, where volumes of the most explicit erotic prints, paintings and sculptures were created
since antiquity for the purpose of an erotic culture of pleasure, not only for procreative instruction.
Today, explicit erotic comic-book novels are popular in Japan, where citizens ease their tensions with
a laugh at their grossly exaggerated erotic scene while on their way to work by subway, bus. etc. The
first erotic novels were written by Chinese/Japanese women-courtesans, the first modern poetry origi-
nating in China almost 2000 years ago. is filled with women of pleasure, wine drinking, and wisdom.
India gave us since antiquity, two detailed manuals of erotic love: 'The Performed Garden' and the
'Kama Sutra'. Not to mention the numerous erotic sculptures carved on Hindu temples at Konarak,
etc. Incidentally, India's brilliant Arts would decline after it became a British colony, since the sexually
neurotic Anglo culture preferred Home-eroticism and discouraged male-female Indo erotics.
The culture of pleasure remains mainly heterosexual, since such erotics also fertilises the
human race, whereas homosexuality and lesbianism, popular in ancient Greece, seems to
emerge more from psychological dependencies, family structures, Oedipus complex, and bio-
logical differences. The culture of pleasure should not be confused with usurped terms like
'gay' culture, which propagates itself increasingly in the Arts, where heterosexual topics are
not discouraged than before in Anglo 'gay' cities in Canada and England, apparently. The cul-
ture of pleasure is an ancient, solid, humanitarian tradition of social benefits: the ancient
Chinese sent women to their foes and stopped wars, whereas the Victorian English explorers
removed with hammer and chisel the erect penises they found on Egyptian sculptures. The
culture of pleasure encourages us to love literacy, art, to dress well, smell well, enjoy our
minds and bodies. No hate.





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bank (Little Biaboo), Mahaica Creek, East Coast Demerara.
* Prime residential land (3,360 sq. ft) with two storey concrete
building in the course of construction (first floor 960 feet,
ground floor 140 sq. ft) situate at Lot 121 Atlantic Gardens,
East Coast Demerara.
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Lot 78, being west of Timehri Public Road.
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concrete and wooden building situate at Parcel 354,
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(just off the Public Road, together with two cultivation lots
situate at the rear of Buxton (Parcel 1425 0.213 acre,
Parcel 2016 0.370 acre) first mortgage in favour of the
Guyana National Co-operative Bank was cancelled
on 10-04-2006).
* Cultivation lands situate at W 1/2 of Lot K (15 acres) and W/3
of E 1/2 of Lot K (5 acres), Toevlugt, West Bank Demerara.
Also, one 19" Sharp Television Set.

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Recently held its Annual Award Luncheon for The Year of Production
2005-2006 at the Georgetown Club where the Top Producers
were presented with Gold & Diamond Pins and Trophies.

Top Producer was Mr. Habib Hussain for Berbice

First Runner-up:

Mr. Habib Hussain -Top Producer


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Mr. Bernard Da Silva

Second Runner-up: Mr. Sammy Rampersaud from Essequibo

Third Runner-up:

Mr. Patrick Falconer

In photograph those stF i ding from left to right are
Mr. Hugh M Robin Awardee, Mr. Clive Harrison Director/Life Manager. Mr Babeschan
Sanichara Awardee. Mr Ryan Bacchus Awardee. Ms Zaida Joaquin Personnel Officer/
Asst Company Secretary. Mr Keith Evelyn Chief Executive Officer Mr Peter Baburam
Motor Managet. Howard Cox Director/Fire Manager Mr Shaheed Essack Company
Secretary. Mr. Colin Welcome Sales Manager
Those sitting from left to right are
Mr Patrick Falconer Third Runner-up. Mr S-immy Rampersaud Second Riunner'-L Mr
Shafeek Persaud Branch Manager Berbice Mr Betrn idDa Silva F' is RiPrunner-up

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PagtvVILI .~ Sunday Chronicle :October Q2 2006i




may lessen bedtime

By Amy Norton

NEW YORK (Reuters
Health) In some good news
for parents who wage
bedtime struggles with their
children, a new study shows

that various forms of "sleep
training" can put kids' sleep
difficulties to rest.
In a review of 52 previous
studies, a panel gathered by the
American Academy of Sleep
Medicine found that a number

o1' behavioral approaches can
help children learn to fall asleep,
and stay asleep, without a fuss.
These include methods
like teaching children how to
"self-soothe" themselves back
to sleep when they wake at


The Government of Guyana has received a loan from the Inter-American
Development Bank (IDB) towards the execution of SIMAP III Operations. It is
intended that such funds be applied for payment of contracts for projects undertaken
by SIMAP Agency.

1. SIMAP Agency, now invites sealed bids for furnishing the necessary labour,
materials, equipment and services for the construction and completion of the
following projects:-


i) Rehabilitation of Sommerset Cross Canal/Plantation Evergreen/New Road Farm
to Market Road.- Reg. 2
ii) Construction of Paradise Multi-Purpose Centre. Reg. 4
iii) Construction of Rotterdam/Longsdale Multi-Purpose Centre.- Reg. 6

2. Interested bidders can obtain further information and inspect the bidding
documents at: SIMAP Agency, 237 Camp Street, Georgetown, Telephone
227-3554 (Contracts Dept).

3. Bids from a Firm/Company must include a copy of their business registration.
Mandatory submissions include valid Tax and NIS Compliance Certificates of
which only the original will be accepted. Careful attention must be paid to the
Evaluation Criteria (Page 3-3) of the tender documents.

4. The cost for EACH Bidding Document is $10,000. Payment can be in
cash or by Manager's Cheque in favour of SIMAP Agency.

5. Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Bond of not less that 2% of the bid sum.
The Bid Bond/Guarantee must be in the form of a Manager's Cheque in favour
of SIMAP Agency from a Commercial Bank/Financial House/Insurance
Company, using the form supplied by SIMAP. Personal cheques will not be

6. Bids must be appropriately marked and delivered to SIMAP Agency Tender Box,
at SIMAP Agency, 237 Camp Street, Cummingsburg, Georgetown on or
before 14:00h on Tuesday, October 31, 2006 at which time they will be
opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives.

7. SIMAP reserves the right to reject the lowest or any bid and is not obligated to
give any reasonss.

Executive Director

night, and creating quiet
bedtime rituals that children
Across the studies the
panel reviewed, more than 80
per cent of children who
received sleep training
showed significant
improvements in their
bedtime behaviour, according
to findings published in the
journal Sleep.
"We know that sleep
training works," said the
study's lead author, Dr. Jodi A.
Mindell of St. Joseph's
University in Philadelphia.
And parents should know
there are plenty of resources
out there to help them, she told
Reuters Health.
With young children.
"bedtime refusal" is often the
issue: they may cry, cling to
their parents or "stall" by
repeatedly asking for food, a
drink or a story. With babies, it's
frequent nighttime wakings that
last past the first few months


of life.
But the exact definition of
a "problem" behaviour is
personal, Mindell said. Parents
have to decide if their children's
bedtime habits are affecting
daytime behaviour making
them irritable or inattentive, for
instance or affecting the rest
of the family.
Then they can find a form
of sleep training that suits them.
In their review, Mindell
and her colleagues found that
a technique called
"extinction" had particularly
strong evidence to back it up.
In its most stringent form,
extinction has parents putting
their children to bed at a
particular time each night,
then ignoring their crying
and tantrums until a set time
in the morning.
A variant of this is the
"controlled crying" technique
popularised by Dr. Richard
Ferber, where parents gradually
let their child's crying go on for




Suridiay Chronicle October 22, 2006:

increasingly longer stretches
before checking in on them.
When they do check in, the visit
should be uneventful no lights,
no playing.
But an important finding
from the review, Mindell said,
was that preventive measures -
educating new parents on how
to instill good bedtime were
highly effective.
"You really can prevent
these problems from
happening," she said.
She suggested that
expectant parents ask their
doctor about ways to form
healthy sleep habits early on.
There are also many books
and other resources on the
A key first step, Mindell
said, is that parents let go of
the idea that they are
"selfish" for wanting
bedtime to go smoothly; their
children may benefit even
more than they do from a
good night's sleep.

Rape convict freed

[RS1J Il

Ni fI iles ByGeorgeBarclay

IN 1966, the Guyana Court of was inadmissible as it was elicited by her in the witness box and
Appeal held that a High Court by questions of an inducing char- as negativing consent on her
judge made a fatal omission acter. part."
when he failed to give a decision "Counsel for the Crown Mr. Stoby added: "When-
on an important bit of evidence submitted that although the ever evidence of a complaint is
ina rape case involving appellant mother asked her daughter cer- given, two factors have to be
Keith Mayers. tain questions, yet having regard borne in mind: (a) was the com-
As a consequence, the jury to the relationship of mother plaint made as speedily as could
convicted Mayers and sen- and daughter, the complaint was reasonably be expected'? And (b)
tenced him to a term of impris- admissible." was it voluntary and spontane-
onment. While counsel for the ous and not elicited by leading.
The Appellate Court. con- Crown was replying to the de- inducing or intimidating ques-
stituting Chancellor Kenneth fence submission, the judge in- tions? It can happen and often
Stoby and Justices of Appeal tervened. The record before uts does, that the virtual prosecu-
E.V. Luckhoo and Guya is as follows: "At this stage. trix as well as the witness to
Persaud, set aside the conviction court indicates to counsel for whom the complaint was made
and sentence after finding that defence that having regard to the give their e\ idence in such a con-
Mayers did not have a fair trial, defence as put to the complain- vincing way that no question
That court found that the ant it would seem the making of can arise about the admissibil-
complaint against the appellant the complaint \was consistent ity of ai complaint.
was according to defence objec- with the defence, although its "If such be the case. no rul-
tions, and submissions, were weight may be attacked having ing from the judge is required.
elicited by leading, inducing or regard to the manner in which On the other hand. it may\ oc-
intimidating questions, and were it was made." cur. and often does, that thie
inadmissible an objection "As a result of this state- person to whotm the complaint
which the trial judge failed to ment by the judge, Counsel for is made makes adnlissions in
rule on despite the glaring na- cross-exanmination \which might
ture of the submissions. or might not cause the evidence
The facts of the case dis- '. o be inadmissible. As soon as
closed that in a trial for rape, . the possibility arises of the
evidence was given by a witness complaint being held by the
as to a complaint made to her judge to be inadmissible, it is for
by the virtual complainant, her him (the judge) to rule.
daughter. After referring to a number
Defence Counsel objected of legal authorities on the point.
to the complainant's objection the Chancellor added: "Looking
on the grounds that the com- at the matter without the aid of
plaint had been elicited by ques- any persuasive authorities, we
tions of an inducing character.
The trial judge failed to rule on
this objection.
On appeal, it was held that
where, as in relation to com-
plaints made in sexual cases, the
admissibility of evidence de- CHANCELLOR
pends on the discretion of the KENNETH STOBY
trial judge and the principles to
be applied in exercising that dis- the Crown did not proceed with
creation, the trial judge cannot his reply; the jury was recalled
flinch from exercising his au- and the trial proceeded without
thority. demur from defence counsel."
The appeal was allowed. Continuing his judgment.
At the hearing of the ap- Chancellor Stoby added: "On
peal, Queen's Counsel Mr. J. 0. appeal, it has been argued that
F. Haynes, with Attorney-at- the complaint was inadmissible
Law Claude Massiah, appeared because it was obtained by lead-
for the appellant, while Mr. ing questions and suggestions,
George Pompey, represented and that in any event it was the ..
the Crown. function of the judge to rule on ...
Challencor Stoby, who de- the submission, and his failure J.O. F. HAYNES, Q.C.
livered the main judgment of the to rule deprived the prisoner of
Court pointed out that the ap- the possibility of the complaint are in no doubt about the
pellant in the case was con- being held inadmissible." judge's function in a criminal
victed of rape. "He appealed to Chancellor Stoby made ref- case where objection is taken to
this Court on three grounds, but erence to an 1896 case in sup- the admissibility of evidence.
we propose to deal with one port of his contention. He The judge must make up
ground only," Stoby said. added, "Ever since the R. v. his mind and rule one way or
"During the trial, the Lilleyman, { 1896} 2 Q.B.D the other. Quite understandably,
mother of the girl alleged to be (Queen's Bench Division), 167, a situation may arise where
raped was 'called as a witness in cases of rape and kindred ap- counsel withdraws his objection
for the Crown. The purpose of peals, evidence that a complaint and the evidence, if already ac-
her evidence was to show that was made by the prosecutrix cepted, remains and is dealt
the virtual complainant had shortly after the alleged occur- with in the summing-up as ad-
made a complaint to her. rence, and the particulars of missile evidence.
"After she had given evidence such complaints, have been A Court of Appeal can, if
and was cross-examined, counsel given in evidence on the part of opportunity offers, decide
who appeared for the appellant at the Prosecution, not as being whether the evidence was cor-
the trial submitted, in the absence evidence of the facts complained rectly admitted. But where the
of thejury, that having regard to the of, but as evidence of the con- admissibility of evidence de-
answers given by the mother in sistency of the conduct of the pends on the discretion of the
crogs-examination, the complaint prosecutrix with the story told trial judge and the principles to
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be applied in exercising that dis-
cretion, the trial judge cannot
flinch from exercising his au-
thority. The reason is patent.
Normally, admissibility de-
pends on fixed principles, rel-
evancy and so on; the judge's
discretion is not required: his
view of the relationship between
the parties, the surrounding cir-
cumstances and the impression
created in his mind are impor-

In sexual cases, the unim-
portant assumes a different char-
acter which the written word
can never convey. When this
court looks at the evidence ob-
jected to, it cannot with a feel-
ing of certainty say that the
judge, had he exercised his dis-
cretion, would have admitted
the evidence. He might have
done so and had he applied the
correct principles, this court
would not have interfered. But

he refused to decide. He com-
promised an. we are not con-
strained to substitute our discre-
tion for the judge's hesitancy.
The judgment added:
"We consider the failure of
the judge to give a decision
on an important bit of evi-
dence was a fatal omission,
and consequently the convic-
tion must be quashed and the
sentence set aside. The ap-
peal is allowed.

The addresses referto are:
For Bid Clarifications and Bids Examination and
of Bid Documents:


Mr. Kelvin Cruickshank
Ministry of Health
Lot 1 Brickdam,
Tel: 225-6480,

For Bid Submission and Bid opening
The Chairman
National Procurement and Tender Administration (North Western
Ministry of Finance
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Judge flinched from exercising his authority


Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Cooperative Republic of Guyana

1. The Ministry of Health now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified
bidders forthe following projects:
A. Renovation of the Cheddi Jagan Dental Centre Building, Carmicheal
Street, Georgetown.
B. Proposed Extension to Regional Health Admin Building, New
Amsterdam, Berbice.
C. Rehabilitation of the Doctor's Residence at Mabarum, Region
D. The Rehabilitation of Main Entrance Road and Footpath,
National Psychiatric Hospital, Fort Canje, Berbice.
E. Specific Rehabilitation Works to Male Chalets & Female Wards
of the National Psychiatric Hospital, Fort Canje, Berbice.
2. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB)
procedures, specified in the Procurement Act 2003, and is open to all
bidders, subject to provisions of Section IV (Eligible Countries) of this
3. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Ministry of
Health: Administration Department and inspect the Bidding Documents
at the address given below from 09:00 hrs to 11:00 hrs and 14:00 hrs to
16:00 hrs.
4. Qualifications requirements include valid certificates of Compliance from
NIS and GRA should be submitted for companies registered in Guyana.
Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.
5. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by
interested bidders on the submission of a written/oral Application to the
address below and upon payment of a non refundable fee of Six Thousand
Dollars ($6,000.00). The method of paymentwill be Cash.
6. Tenders must be enclosed in a plain, sealed envelope, which does not in
any way identify the Tenderer. On the top left hand corner of the
envelope, the Project tendered for must be clearly written. Also, the
top right hand corner should read "DO NOT OPEN BEFORE" the bid
submission date.

7. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before October31, 2006
at 09:00 hrs. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be
rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders'
representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at
09:00 hrs on October31, 2006.

All.D "77"177-A!MI



by Petamber Persaud
WITH the publication in 1877 of 'LUTCHMEE AND
DILLOO', a novel by Edward Jenkins, a number of signifi-
cant literary landmarks were set. Chief among those land-
marks was the fact that for the first time in English litera-
ture, 'coolies' were made a subject for fiction. Jenkins, in
the preface, admitted "the field is a new one for fiction,
but human nature still bears out the wisdom of the poet
who declared that it does not change with clime."
Some sixty years would elapse before a novel of similar fea-
ture was published. That novel, 'THOSE THAT BE IN BOND-
AGE' by A. R. F Webber, a Caribbean-born writer, was pub-
lished in 1917. Another quarter of a century would go by before
a Guyanese writer got into the act via 'CORENTYNE THUN-
DER' by Edgar Mittelholzer, 1941. In 1960, a Guyanese writer
of Indian ancestry, Peter Kempadoo, added to this vein of lit-
erature with the publication of 'GUIANA BOY'.
Furthermore, the writing and intent of Jenkins was described
as a "marriage between the modes of literature and reportage...a
writer inhabiting the important no-man's-land between fiction

and documentary writing." That was saying a lot at a time when
the novel was still novel.
A proud distinction in Guyanese Literature is that
'LUTCHMEE AND DILLOO' was the first book of fiction on
Guyana, the first time Indians in British Guiana were subject
matter for fiction and for the first time Indians in the Caribbean
were featured in fiction.
That novel came out of the author's need to make a cer-
tain research paper more accessible to grass root reader-
ship. That paper was labelled, 'THE COOLIE, HIS RIGHTS
AND WRONGS', a monumental work that despite the in-
clusion of two woodcuts and a groundbreaking literary style
did not convince Jenkins that his message got through to
the lay reader.
John Edward Jenkins was born in 1838 in Bangalore, India,
the same year that the first batch of Indians was shipped from
India to the British Guiana as indentured labourers. He was the
son of a Wesleyan Missionary.
From India. the family migrated to Canada where Edward
Jenkins was educated, first at Montreal High School and then at
McGill University.
During the 1860s, Jenkins moved to Britain where he later
qualified as a barrister in 1864.
With a strong background as a social reformer, he soon be-
came involved in a pressure group called the National Associa-
tion for the Promotion of Social Science. It was here his concern
for the plight of the common people was made public when in
1866 he presented a paper to the association on the legal aspect
of sanitary reform.
In 1870, Jenkins published his first novel, 'GINX'S BABY,
bestseller, running into thirty six editions by 1876. The success
of the book made Jenkins a controversial figure overnight be-
cause it was "a satire on sectarian religious education". The book
was said to have influenced the most important phase of social
legislation at the time, the Education Act of 1870.
The year 1870 was when Jenkins set off for British Guiana
"to investigate the coolie condition" acting on behalf of the Anti-
Slavery Society and the Aborigines Protection Society. That ac-

tion stemmed from the establish- E
ment of the Royal Commission
of Enquiry investigating the Wil-
liam Des Voeux's report which
was a complaint about the aw-
ful indenture system, a new .
system of slavery by another _
That visit to British Guiana produced three publications
Jenkins was a fortunate writer for at that time he belonged
to "a group of socially committed authors, under the publishing
house of Strahan and Company". Alexander Strahan's aim was
supplying literature of "the wisest instructions in the pleasantest
manner... in such a form that it will find its way to tens of thou-
sands of British homes..."
In 1882, Jenkins published his second novel, 'LITTLE
HODGE', about the horrible lot of agriculture workers in Brit-
'LUTCHMEE AND DILLOO', according to its blurb, "be-
gun in India, Dilloo and Hunoomaun's rivalry over Dilloo's
wife, Lutchmee, is continued on a sugar estate in Guyana,
where it leads to the planning of an armed rebellion among
the indentured labourers and a tragic denouement". It was
recently republished by Macmillan Caribbean in a series
of reprints of the early literature of the Anglophone Carib-

* LUTCHMEE AND DILLOO by Edward Jenkins,
Macmillan Caribbean, 2003
* THEY CAME IN SHIPS edited by lan McDonald
et al, Peepal Tree Press, 1998
Responses to this author telephone (592) 226-
0065 or email:

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s put online

LONDON (Reuters) The com-
plete evolutionary works of
Charles Darwin have gone
online, including the stolen note-
book he carried in his pocket
around the Galapagos Islands.
Tens of thousands of pages
of text and pictures and audio
files have been made available,
including some previously un-
published manuscripts and dia-
ries of the great British scientist.
Among the unique collection
is the notebook used during the
Beagle voyage which would later
forge his scientific arguments. It
was stolen in the 1980s. but
Darwin's great-great-grandson
hopes the publication online.
thanks to a transcription from a
microfilm copy made two de-
cades earlier, will persuade who-

ever has it to return it.
"It has huge importance for
the history of science," Randal
Keynes told the BBC.
"We very much hope that
now that it is known to have
been stolen and the pictures of
it are on the Web site and can
be seen by everyone and read,
when it next surfaces someone
will get in touch with English
Heritage, the owners, and enable
them to recover it and bring it
back to Darwin's home, where
it should be."
Other items in the free col-
lection of 50,000 pages and
40,000 images are the first edi-
tions of the Journal of Re-
searchers, written in 1839, The
Descent of Man. The Zoology
of the Voyage of HMS Beagle,

which includes his observations
during his five-year trip to the
Amazon. Patagonia and the Pa-
cific, and the first five editions
of the Origin of Species.
John van Wyhe. director of
the project run by Cambridge
University, said the collection is
so comprehensive it will help
dispel the "many misconcep-
tions and myths" about the
He told the BBC that noth-
ing can now come between the
man and his writings.
People can log on to the site
Further writings will be
added during the next three
years to coincide with the
bicentenary of Darwin's

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Picasso's famed 'Dream'
painting turned into a night-
mare for Las Vegas casino
magnate Steve Wynn when
he accidentally gave the mul-
timillion dollar canvas an el-
Wynn had just finalised a
$139 million sale to another col-
lector of his painting, called 'Le
Reve' (The Dream). when he
poked a finger-sized hole in the
artwork while showing it to
friends at his Las Vegas office a
couple of weeks ago.

Director and screenwriter
Nora Ephron, who witnessed
and related the incident in her
blog on the Huffington Post
Web site
(wVww. hi u ffingt onpost.coim).
said Wynn had raised his hand
to show the group something
about Picasso's 1932 portrait of
his mistress Marie-Therese
"At that moment. his el-
bow crashed backward right
through the canvas. There was
a terrible noise." Elhron wrote.
noting that Wynn has retinitis

pigmientosa, an eve disease that
damages peripheral \ision.
"Sniuaick in the middle ... \\as
a black hole the si/e of a silver
dollar. 'Oh s--.' lhe said. 'Look
what I've dLone. Thank good-
ness it was inm."
Wvnn s office on Tuesda\
confirmed the slory. a.n accouliil
of which also appeared in this
week's The New Yorker. Both
accounts said Wynn had decided
to release the buyer from the
sale agreement and to repair and
keep the painting himself.
Wynn, a millionaire ca-
sino developer and art collec-
tor, developed The Mirage
and Bellagio resorts in Las
Vegas in the 1990s. which
spearheaded a profusion of
luxury hotels and casinos on
the once-seedy Las Vegas

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representative to the Caribbean
iModel Search being held in
Jamaica. The contest began on
Saturday and ends on October 29.
The model search is looking to
a trIICI ti m le and femn ile contestt.nts
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T\ ericn s that I11 ilanproduce the
Caribbean's Neit Supermodel.
Colltes,tant,, are bet\ ceni the aies of
14 and 24.
Ten Caribbean islands will have
representatives in Jamaica for
the finals.



Story and photr
by Annette A
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regions in Guyana only Re-
gion 1 located in the Barima-
Waini has won the distinction
of being recognized as the or-
ganic region.
No accidental feat, this agri-
cultural link can be traced as far
back as 1000BC when the first
Amerindians responsible for
making the transition from the
hunter-gatherer lifestyle to that
of farming originated in


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phs destination beckons

Hosororro area (indigenous
word for 'running water') and
the horticultural revolution was
centred there.
The extremely high soil fer-
tility provides an abundant sup-
ply of plantains, pineapples,
peppers and pumpkins to name
a few and organically certified
cocoa beans and heart of palm
are being exported to European
You can get there two ways

the first being an adventurous
but scenic eight-hour river jour-
ney through the Essequibo,
Pomeroon, Moruka, Baramnanni,
Waini and Aruka Rivers. The
second is by a fifty-minute flight
from Ogle airstrip to Mabaruma
(indigenous word meaning 'my
grater') as the stones found there

were imbedded into pieces of
wood to become graters which
are indispensable in the process-
ing of cassava into cassava
Mabaruma, the
administrative centre, is set
on a ridge which results in a

permanently cool
atmosphere. On passing
through the rubber tree lined
avenue you can also see some
of the beautiful colonial
Please turn to page XVI

A young man takes a dip in the Hosororo Falls.

's tree ed avenue. '

HAPPY fourth wedding anniversary greetings
are extended to Deoraj and Devi who
celebrated their social day on October 20.
Greetings from their adorable children, Kiran
and Karan, parents, sister, other relatives
and friends.

FOURTH wedding anniversary greetings are
extended to Dennis and Seeta King of the
West Bank of Demerara. Greetings from their
six loving children, Chickey, Mark, C..idAzcy,
Dion, Darren and Little Dinika, parents.
brothers, sisters, other relatives rnd friends
who wish them a long life of togetherness:




ie Guyana Responsible Parenthood Association (GRPA) will convene its 33"' Annual
mineral Meeting on Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at 16:30hrs (4.30pm) in the
ipununi Room, Hotel Tower, 74 Main Street, South Cummingsburg, Georgetown.
ie Agenda will include:
Executive Director's Report
Secretary's Report
Treasurer's Report
Motions, Resolutions and Amendments
Election of President and Members of the Board of Directors
Election of three (3) Trustees
Appointment ofAuditors
Any Other Business
ease note that Motions, Resolutions and Amendments must reach the Secretary seven
) days prior to theAGM.
)minaticns for the election of Board Members and Trustees should reach the Returning
ficer, c'o GRPA, 70 Quamina Street, South Cummingsburg, Georgetown, at least forty-
)ht (48) hours before the start of theAGM.

GRANT# GYA-304-G01-H

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the
positions (with accompanying locations) outlined below:

4 Medical Laboratory Service Quality Managers (Suddie
Hospital Laboratory, West Demerara Hospital, New
Amsterdam Hospital & Linden Hospital)

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a related scientific field; persons
with experience working in a laboratory will be an asset as well as
knowledge of basic computer programmes.

1 Medical Laboratory Technician (Hansen's Disease Clinic

C ,alifications: At least five subjects at CXC or GCE of which two must
b science subjects with Grades 1 or 11 OR
-ubjects CXC or GCE with a minimum of two years experience
\ -king in a medical laboratory OR
E years working experience as a Laboratory Aide in a medical
I-, )oratory.

2 Technical Managers Laboratory (West Demerara
Hospital & New Amsterdam Hospital)

S'alifications: Associate Degree or Diploma in Medical Technology/
Nk dical Laboratory Science from a reputable institution.

T-rms of Reference for these positions can be uplifted from,
a- d applications addressed to:

Procurement Officer
Health Sector Development Unit
Project Management Unit
Georgetown Public Hospital Compound
East Street, Georgetown
Tel No: 226-6222, 226-2425 Fax No: 225-6559

Leadline for submission of applications is Tuesday, October 31,
2006 at 3:30 p.m.
Only short-listed applicants will be acknowledged.



LIST OF CASES for trial at the Session of the High Court of
the Supreme Court of Judicature (Criminal Jurisdiction)
for the County of Essequibo commencing the (Tuesday) 24"'
day of October, 2006.

O. .Ml()IE OF'ACC'StI.
L. I'odai NarinI c d North \\cs

2. Rakesh Sinih c d Rack Box
3. Lakeram Ramdass ecd Lako
4. Rov Fredericks Bartholome\w
5. IPhilip (ordis
6 Leonard John
7. Bil\ Vanslatltian
8, Abiola Austinc d.Abby

Winston Jtuior Blair
Ieallherstone Williams


T(1uesdayv the 24 1' day of
October, 200() and the
following days.

N lansL.uIghter( R -Trial)
I' Count
Attempted Murder
2'n Count
S Wounding with Intent
1" I ount
I decent Assault
1 Count
Common Assault
I t Count
1i 2` Count
SAssault Causing Actual Bodily
I alarm
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Registrar & Attorney-at-law
Supreme Court of Judicature

Q, Julius Adams

World Food

Day 2006

Theme: 'Investing in

Agriculture for food security'.

Hello Readers,

Did you know that there is
an international observance
called 'World Food Day'
(WFD)? Well, on Monday Oc-
tober 16, Guyana joined with
the rest of the world in cel-
ebrating World Food Day
2006. Among other activities,
the Ministry of Agriculture
celebrated this event with an
exhibition and fair at the
Diamond Ground, East Bank
Demerara. The Food and Ag-
riculture Organisation
(FAO) of the United Nations
celebrates World Food Day
each year on October 16, the
day on which the
Organisation was founded in
1945. This week, we will look
at the origin of WFD, the sig-
nificance of this year's theme
and its relevance to Guyana.
Source: http://

World Food Day (WFD)
was established by FAO's
Member Countries at the
Organisation's Twentieth Gen-
eral Conference in November
1979. It has since been observed
every year iHi more than 150
countries, raising awareness of
the issues behind poverty and
hunger. Since 1981, World Food
Day has adopted a different

vestment will have to come
from the private sector, with
public investment playing a cru-
cial role, especially in view of
its facilitating and stimulating
effect on private investment. In
spite of the importance of agri-
culture as the driving force in the
economies of many developing
countries, this vital sector is fre-
quently starved of investment.
Agriculture may have be-
come a minor player in many
industrialized economies, but it
must play a starring role on the
world stage if we are to bring
down the curtain on hunger. Yet,
foreign aid for agriculture and
rural development has shown
marked declines over the past
20 years. An estimated 854 mil-
lion people around the world re-
main undernourished. Source:

Most of the agricultural ac-
tivities take place on the coast,
where the alluvial soil is rich
and fertile. The coast occupies
less than 10 per cent of the
countries total land area and is
home to 90 per cent of the
Did you know that the ag-
riculture sector accounts for a

The Yard Fowl or 'Creole' Rooster

theme each year,, in order to
highlight areas needed for action,
and provide a common focus.'
This year it was celebrated un-
der the theme mentioned.

The theme for this year's
observances was chosen be-
cause the FAO has recognized
the importance of investing in
agriculture. The bulk of that in-

quarter of Guyana's gross do-
mestic' prodqctC? Consequently,
one-third of G6yanese workers
are involved in agriculture.
Guyana's two most important
export crops arc sugar and rice.
In addition, coconuts, coffee.
cocao. and other cash crops are
grown for domestic consumlp-
Livestock production is not
practiced on a very substantial
scale; most of the livestock pro-
duced is used to supply the lo-
cal market. Large areas of grass-
lands exist in the interior savan-
S.unaSof,Guyana for cattle ranch-

ing and some livestock produc-
tion. Here, farmers raise sub-
stantial numbers of castle, hogs,
sheep and chickens, whose
products are mainly used for
domestic purposes.
Fishing for various species
of aquatic life is another agricul-
tural activity which is common
in Guyana. Many persons may
have heard about the recent de-
velopments with aqua-culture
and fish farming. The sector
may reach a scale substantial
enough to supply the popula-
tion needs and for the export

Agriculture as a whole suf-
fers fr6m a number of weak-
nesses. Among the factors slow
down agricultural growth is;
weak support services, deterio-
ration of drainage and irrigation
facilities, high-cost farm-to-mar-
ket infrastructure, and insecure
land tenure.
Sugar constitutes Guyana's
single largest source of foreign
exchange, and employs more
workers than does any other
Guyanese industry. However,
the sugar industry faces major
challenges such as:
low world prices for sugar,
which are continuing to decline.
Factories need to be equipment
with efficient technologies to
lower the cost production. In
addition, we have to consider
the probability that preferential
quotas in the major European
markets will come to an end.
Without continued preferential
quotas, Guyana will experience
a greater challenge in ensuring
the sustainability of its sugar in-
dustry in an international com-
petitive marketplace.

In Guyana, we have
recognized that our agriculture
industry needs to be resusci-
tated and sustained. Among the
various recommendations:
We must expand ex-
isting export markets and break
into new ones in order to fuel
the future growth of our
During the present
downturn in the farm economy,
farmers must be provided with
the means to change and im-
prove their farming and market-
ing techniques.
. . In addition to its tra-
ditional cash crops of sugar and
rice. Guyana produces a wide
variety of fruits, vegetables and
other crops, which have been
sold almost exclusively to the
domestic market. Iariiners are
encouraIged to diversify into
new areas. such as apicultlure
Two other impor-
tant areas to be emphasized

Please turn to page XXII

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ARIES -- You're deep in the thick of a work situation, and while you are en-
joying this particular challenge, it might be causing you some stress. Today.
you should make sure this tension doesn't bleed over into the other areas of
your life give some attention to a friend who desperately needs your in-
sight. A few words of wisdom on your part will give them a sense of security.
You're paying attention to your career, but you should focus on the people
you love too.

TAURUS -- If you are pushing up against an obstacle today and nothing is
happening, pushing harder isn't the right tactic. Instead, stop trying to get
by it. Accept it and see what happens. Chances are, you won't mind working
your way around it. In fact, this could be just the grain of sand you need to
form your personal pearl. Pressure makes diamonds, and whatever is in your
way is only going to force you to come up with an even better way which
you are sure to do.

GEMINI -- There is a strong interconnectedness to all of the different ele-
ments of your life right now ... disparate people, places and things will sud-
denly take on a harmonious vibe, syncing up and creating the foundation for
something unique and quite beautiful. Now is the time to take your craziest
germ of an idea and show it to the world. You are well poised to gather up
many different types of admirers who think that your way of doing things is
pretty special.

CANCER -- If there has been a power struggle in your life, today is a good
time to grab the rope harder, lean in, and give it a good hard pull. Chances
are, everything will move to your side with a big kerplop! You have been un-
derestimating your strength, allowing other people to convince you that they
have the other hand. Today, you should remind yourself that the only person
in charge of where you go, what you do, and who you love is you.

LEO -- You can help other people without being too critical today, but you
will have to be honest about what you think. Right now, there is no point in
sharing your thoughts unless you share all of them: the good and the bad;l
the objective and the subjective; the helpful and the pointless. Being critical
is an art form, but it is one at which you excel. Due to your healthy balance
between diplomacy and compassion, you always know just what to say. Don't

VIRGO -- The normal routine of your day will be disrupted early on by some-
one who needs your help with something entertaining. Turns out, they will
end up giving you some help too, although you might not understand just
how to ask them for it yet. In a business negotiation, your creativity will en-
able you to get what you want without sacrificing any of your hard-earned
resources. If you make it clear that you are not willing to compromise, you
must stand behind that statement.

LIBRA -- Bring a troubled friend in on your newfound happiness today ...
they will appreciate the gesture, and they'll be more supportive than you think.
Reaching out to other people ensures that there will always be someone there
to reach out to you it's the reciprocity of friendship. Invite them to talk out
what they are going through, and halfway through the conversation you might
realise that they are helping you create new ideas without getting too deep
into your own head.

SCORPIO -- Today you should be able to sense a new beginning most
likely in your personal life, although you could see someone transitioning
from a professional role to a more personal one, which should definitely be
considered a new thing! If you wan to encourage this growth, be generous
with the positive feedback. Amp up your enthusiasm and toss it around liber-
ally. Make sure to be an active participant in life, not just a contented specta-

SAGITTARIUS -- Concise communication will be your best tactic today ... so
whenever you can, try to put things in a nice little nutshell. Zippy little emails,
quick instant messages and short little text messages will help you convey
the ideas you need to without getting caught up in the muddy, sticky details.
Other people will have a tendency to go off on some pretty wild tangents
today, and you just won't have time to humor them like you usually do.

CAPRICORN -- Something is preventing you from seeing that the pressing
problems are right in front of you is that your ego? Take off your rose-
coloured glasses and open your eyes to the light of reality. The good news is
that it is not nearly as harsh as you feared. Avoiding the issue is not going to
solve the issue it's only going to make the problem worse. You owe it to
yourself today to step up and do what needs to be done. Apologies won't be
necessary, but humility is.

AQUARIUS -- You have a bit too much on your plate right now ... so today,;
try to just let go of some of it. Part of the stress you are going through ,<' not'
all of it) is self-inflicted. If you can see things in a more carefree way. you will
start to feel more carefree overall. Your emotions might e clouded up. but
that is because you are distracted by worry. Lurn a\\i\ I'rom yVour personlla
worries by getting involved in positive. fun things \\ith friends.

PISCES -- There is good news todal regarding one of \our more particulara\
fuzzy frtustratiolns. Things are finally starting to come into focus ... so do \ our
sell a big favour and accelerate tlie I'orI'naion of tlus clear picture b\ siep
ping back and giving yourself some distance. You ma\ have the drive to tackle
it head on, and you probably have the energy to back it up: but right no'\
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wooden buildings that bear testimony to the durability of our
Comfortable accommodation exists at Broomes Hotel which is
perched on top of Broomes Hill and affords a spectacular view of'
the Kuinaka Stelling and Arouca River below. This family-run hotel
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of tours are as varied as you wish them to be and are to the
Hosororro organic cocoa plantation, AMCAR Heart of Palm factory
in the Barima or Wauna oil palm estate.
Cocoa plantations in Guyana originated centuries ago but
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boomed as a result of the establishment of large-scale cocoa
plantations in Hosororo. Following the usual boom and bust
cycles, these plantations subsequently declined and it took a
visit of His Royal Highness's Prince Charles to Guyana in
June 2000 to jump-start the industry which had been
redundant for over thirty years. He convinced the President
of Guyana to re-developing the industry and rehabilitate the
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Today, the organically certified beans are exported to the UK
where it is used in the production of his Duchy Originals chocolate.
Visitors arc taken on a guided tour of one of the plantations. The
tours include the chance to assist members of the Blue Flame
Women's Group in hand rolling cocoa sticks which are prepared
afterwards into a delicious energising drink What tastes good is also
good for you as a variety of scientific studies have established that
a cup of hot cocoa is twice as rich in antioxidants as a glass of red
wine, up to three times richer than a cup of green tea and up to
five times richer than black tea.
An exhilarating boat ride takes you up the Arouca and Barima
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along the way for a 'Survivor Challenge' type of swamp tour is a
must to get close up and personal with the Warrau heart of palm
harvesters who are perfectly adapted to this type of terrain. They
continue their centuries old tradition of living in stilted huts in the
swamps and can be credited for this construction style for which
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known. They are some of the best fishermen and can also serve as
fishing guides to those who are interested in trying to catch a few
For those interested in alternative energy, a one-hour bus
ride to Wauna oil palm estate is an eye-opener. This estate
was started in the 70's with the goal of self-sufficiency and
early products such as 'Abby' (meaning 'our own') butter
were produced from the palm oil. Today, a quarter of a
century later a brand new initiative producing bio diesel from
the palm oil is showing promise and it is hoped that this
would meet the energy needs of the region.
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The Excerpt
On Memorial Day weekend, 1995, my world changed forever.
I was competing in an equestrian event in Virginia when my horse,
Buck, decided to put on the brakes just before the third jump.
When he stopped suddenly, momentum carried me over the top
of his head. My hands got entangled in the bridle, and I couldn't
get an arm free to break my fall. All six-feet-four-inches and 215
pounds of me landed headfirst. Within seconds I was paralysed
from the neck down and fighting for air like a drowning person.
I woke up five days later in the intensive-care unit at the Uni-
versity of Virginia hospital. Dr. John Jane, head of the neurosur-
gery at the hospital, said I had broken the top two cervical verte-
brae and that I was extremely lucky to have survived. He told my
wife, Dana, and me that I might never be able to breathe on my
own again. But my head was intact, and that my brain stem so
close to the site of the injury appeared unharmed.
Dr. Jane said that my skull would have to be reconnected to
my spinal column. He wasn't sure if the operation would be suc-
cessful, or even if I could survive.
Suddenly it dawned on me that I was going to be a huge burden
to everybody, that I had ruined my life and everybody else's. Why
not die, I thought miserably, and save everyone a lot of trouble?
As my family and friends visited, my spirits were on a roller-
coaster ride. I would feel so grateful when someone came a long
way to cheer me up. But the time would come when everybody
had to leave, and I'd lie there and stare at the wall, stare at the
future, stare at disbelief.
When I would finally fall asleep, I'd be whole again, making
love to Dana, riding or acting in a play. Then I'd wake up and
realize that I could no longer do any of that; I was just taking up
One day Dana came into the room and stood beside me. I could
not talk because of the ventilator. But as we made eye contact, I
mouthed the words, "Maybe we should let me go."
Dana started crying. "I am only going to say this once," she
said. "I will support whatever you want to do because this is your
life and youi decision. Abut I want you to know that I'll be with
you for the long haul, no matter what."
Then she added the words that saved my life: "You're still you.
And I love you."
I can't drift away from this, I began to realize. I don't want to
(Taken from "Christopher Reeve's Decision" written by Chris-
topher Reeve)

About the Excerpt
What a wonderful piece of writing about the writer himself!
There was an accident and expressing about it was done in plain
and simple language.

This chosen piece also (like the others before it) is of a man-
ageable style that you can try out and soon be good at. Note how
the sparse use of dialogue has come through with great effect. Look
at how uncluttered the writer's thoughts are recorded. Note the
absence of many rounded characters. This is good writing!

1. Do you see the writer in his writing? Read again and come
up with words of your own for his character.

2. Write down words and phrases that the writer has used to
influence you into believing in his circumstances and feelings.
3. At what point in the writing', are you told that the writer is
soon to be overcome by his situation'?
4. How do you think this true story could end? Tell it to a
study partner.

Something to try: Make up a story around a true happening
like a personal experience, or one you have read about in the local
newspapers or a magazine.. Let's see how you would make the

victim react in the face of disbelief and despair. Do try to write
using the "I" narrator point of view. Discuss your effort with your
teacher or/and study partners.
Personal Check: What have you mastered well in your writ-
ing so far? 1Do check and come up with an accurate answer. Look
at the answer and resolve to add more skills to improve reader in-
terest and a better score.

Bringing the Story to Life
Reminder: There are many ways to bring a story to life.
Do not overuse the strategy of dialogue.
Use a few rounded characters.

The Passage
When critics wish to repudiate the world in which we live in
today, one of their familiar ways of doing it is to castigate modern
man because anxiety is his chief problem. This, they say, in W. H.
Auden's phrase, is the age of anxiety. This is what we have ar-
rived at with it, our vaunted progress, our great technological ad-
vances, our great wealth everyone goes about with a burden of
anxiety so enormous that, in the end, our stomachs and our arteries
and our skins express the tension under which we live. Americans
who have lived in Europe come back to comment on our favourite
farewell which, instead of the old goodbye (God be with you) is
now "Take it easy." each American admonishing the other not to
break down from the tension and strain of modern life.
Whenever an age is characterized by a phrase, it is presumably
in contrast with other ages. If we are the age of anxiety, what were
other ages'? And here the critics and carpers do a very amusing
thing. First, they give us lists of the opposites of anxiety: secu-
rity, trust, self-confidence, self-direction. Then without much fur-
ther discussion, they let us assume that other ages, other periods
of history, were somehow the ages of trust or confident direction.
The savage who, on his South Sea island, simply sat and let
bread fruit fall into his lap. the simple peasant, at one with the
fields he ploughed and the beasts he tended, the craftsman busy
with his tools and lost in his fulfillment of the instinct of work-
manship these are the counter-images conjured ul by descrip-
tions of the strain under which men live today. But no one who
lived in those days has returned to testify how paradisiacal they
really were.
Certainly if we observe and question the savages or simple
pheasants in the world today, we find something quite different.
The untouched savage in the middle of New Guinea isn't anxious;
he is seriously and continuously frightened of black magic, of
enemies with spears who may kill him or his wives and children at
any moment, while they stoop to drink from a spring, or climb a
palm tree for a coconut. He goes wearily, day and night, taut and
As for the peasant population for the great part of the world,
they aren't so much anxious as hungry. They aren't anxious about
whether they will get a salary raise, or which of the three colleges
of their choice they will be admitted to, or whether they buy a
Ford or Cadillac, or whether the kind of TV set they want is too
expensive. They are hungry, cold and, in many parts of the world,
they dread that local warfare, and bandits. Political coups may
endanger their homes, their meager livelihoods and their lives. But
surely they are not anxious.
Anxiety, as we have come to use it to describe our characteris-
tic state of mind, can be contrasted with the active fear of hunger,
loss, violence, and death. Anxiety is the appropriate emotion when
the immediate personal terror of volcano, an arrow, the sorcerer's
spell, a stab in the back and other calamities, all directed against
one's self disappears.

About the excerpt
1. Read the commentary above twice over and try to under-
stand the drift of it for it is difficult reading for some students.

To see what is right

and not do it, is

want of courage.


a) Suppose we tell you that the writer talks about the general
emotional atmosphere in which men lived in the last two centuries.
and still live in today, would you be able to find support in the
extract? Yes? Well, why not write to a friend telling him/her about
the world as it is described by Dr. Margaret Mead, the writer of
the extract.

b) Does the cultural perspective in Guyana allow us to assess
the degree of anxiety to which we are subjected today? Tell this to
a study partner.
2. How would you describe the writer's style?
a) Is it engaging in your estimation?
b) Has it held you captive in any way?
c) What is one significant method employed in its paragraph
development in the support of main ideas'?

Have you mastered that method of paragraphing as yet'? Work
it out and discuss it with a study partner.

In the following exercises copy the sentences and supply the
correct capital letters and punctuation marks. Also make neces-
sary corrections in abbreviations and numbers. Exchange papers
with your study partners for checking.

1. for how long has hu bargins been president of the rotary

2. keats tells I think I'm right that he occasionally spent a little
time adonising

3. my father was fond of quoting from old dr Johnson, espe-
cially these words that all who are happy, are equally happy in-
not true (omitted words) a small drinking glass and a large one
(omitted words) may be equally full but the large one holds more
than the small one.

4. the greek god often left mount Olympus and meddled in hu-
man affairs

5. since miss graham entertained no numerical prejudices she
was amused by mr jones' superstition

6. your im never wrong attitude said savory annoys father there-
fore I suggest that you cultivate a little humility

7. only twenty % of the $5,450.000 will be needed for the cruise

8. hans jones and arnold spencer are to be here on monday

9. We spent a glorious week at silver city in the blue moun-
tains of the wanbay

10. WVho said that inspiration is 90% hard work

11. lHer grandmother by the way has the habit of prefacing ev-
ery conversation with these words now when I as your age.

Slow XVII .A meyrhrica eOcobr22.20

By Ellen Wulfthorst

NEW YORK (Reuters) Workers of America, take a break.
Born out of concern over the long hours U.S. workers put in
on the job. Take Back Your Time Day, set for October 24, is an
effort to remind hurried, harried people of what they're missing.
Slow down, say organizers who range from academics to activists
to volunteers. Turn off the cell phone, look at the falling leaves, sit
down to a family dinner, take a nap or just take a deep breath.
"Time is so important," said organiser Bonnie Michacls, a work-
life consultant based in Naples, Florida. "What we're offering is to
help people pay attention to the fact there are little ways to take it
This will be. the fourth annual Take Back Your Time Day,
marked by events ranging from panel discussions to potluck
suppers, organizers said.
And plenty of people may mark the occasion on their own,
said national coordinator John de Graaf, who counts 10,000 members
on the Take Back Your Time mailing list.

The idea is to persuade U.S. workers who tend to work long
hours, put in more work hours then their European counterparts
and often fail to use their allotted vacation time to work less, he
said. Studies show working less improves productivity, employee
health and morale and reduces absenteeism and on-the-job accidents,
supporters say.
Having an annual Take Back Your Time Day helps get the
simple message across, said Michaels.
"It's such a difficult chore to get people to pay attention,"
she said. "We're just trying to remind people that they have
some choices and to set some limits in their lives. It's like
retraining yourself to have empty space."

The date October 24 marks the day in 1940 that the 40-
hour work week took effect under the U.S. Fair Labour Standards
Act. These days, organizers are asking U.S. workers to, at the very
least, take a break.
"It could be as simple as just taking a walk with your family,

Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Cooperative Republic of Guyana
Ministry of Health, Materials Management Unit

1. The Ministry of Health now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified
delivery of the below list of items:

MoH 09/2006
MoH 10/2006
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MoH 11/2006
MoH 12/2006

MoH 12/2006
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The delivery period is 2 months after awarding of contract.

2. Project number 9 is funded by CDC under the CDC Cooperative Agreement U62/CCU923074 for
the purchase of 2 x Vehicles (Enclosed).

3. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures, specified in
the Procurement Act 2003, and is open to all bidders, subject to provisions of Section IV (Eligible
Countries) as defined in the Bidding Documents.

4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Materials Management Unit,
Ministry of Health; contact persons are Ms Sabeita Hardeo and Ms Ms Raywattie Balkarran @
oshariff2000( Bidders may inspect the Bidding Documents at the address below from
Monday to Friday 9 am to 3 pm.

5. Qualifications requirements include: Valid certificates of Compliance from NIS and GRA should be
submitted for companies with offices registered in Guyana. Additional details are provided in the
Bidding Documents.

6. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the
submission of a written Appli ation to the address below and upon payment of a non refundable
fee G $3,000 payable at the Ministry of Health, Brickdam. The method of payment will be by
cash. Bidding documents can be uplifted from the Materials Management Unit, Ministry of Health,
Kingston, Georgetown.

7. Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 9 am October 31, 2006. Electronic bidding
will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders'
representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at 9 am October 31, 2006. All
bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of (see below)
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MoH 10/2006 No Bid Security
MoH 11/2006 No Bid Security
MoH 12/2006 (Atotal Bid Security of G$120.000 )
MoH 13/2006 No Bid Security

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sitting down to a meal, laughing, playing a game, reflecting," said
Michaels. "We're not talking about big things here."
Take Back Your Time volunteer organiser Jodi Allison-Bunnell
of Missoula, Montana, says she limits herself to working less than
20 hours a week, and her husband keeps his weekly work hours to
"The number of working hours is a big, big part of how we
have decided to spend our time," she said. "Some people look at
me I have a couple of graduate degrees and say, 'What are you
doing?' I could be doing some kind of high-powered thing, but I
really don't want to.
"1 wouldn't live any other way," she said.
Organisers concede that working fewer hours is a luxury reserved
for more affluent workers but argue that the effort needs to start
"Maybe if people at the top levels choose to work shorter
hours, maybe it will become stylish and work its way down," said
Sarah Ryan, a professor of labour studies at Evergreen State College
in Olympia, Washington.
And they are quick to say it takes more than one day a year to
make a change. They advocate regulations and legislation that would
guarantee paid sick leave, paid vacations, paid leave for parents of
newborns or adopted children and limits on compulsory overtime.
"In the sense of having changed society, we're not successful
at all," said de Graaf. "But the interest is there. People care about
this. so we want to keep it up.
"We hear from people all the time about little changes they
made in their lives. Those things all make me very happy,"
he added. "But we've got a long, long way to go."

Very young

children may

not get

enough sleep
By Anne Harding
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Young children are get-
ting about nine hours of sleep a night, substantially less
than the 12- tol5- hours of shut-eye experts recommend.
a new study shows.
While it's not clear that children actually need a dozen hours
of nightly sleep. Dr. Christine Acchbo of the Bradley Hospital
Sleep and Chronobiology Research Laboratory in Providence.
Rhode Island told Reuters Health, the findings do raise the pos-
sibility that some young children may be sleep-deprived.
"Sleep's a very important part of our lives but it's typically
given short shrift in our culture." Acebo said. "Although adults
may be able to deal with that by other means, caffeine for ex-
ample, little kids may be kind of blowing in the wind about this."
Most research on sleep in young children is more than 25
years old, Acebo and her team note in the December issue of
Sleep, and there is little concrete information on how much
young kids sleep and how much sleep they need. The 12- to
15- hour recommendation, Acebo notes, is based on observa-
tions over the past decades of how much sleep young children
typically got.
To investigate the sleep and wake patterns of today's kids.
the researchers followed 169 healthy children one to five years
old for up to seven days. Wristwatch-like monitors called
actigraphs were attached to the ankle (in younger children) or
the wrist (in older children) to measure each child's activity.
while mothers kept sleep diaries.
Not surprisingly, the one-year-olds went to bed. earli-
est and slept the most. On average, children in the study
slept for 8.7 hours at night. The older the child, the shorter
the nap time, and by age five, just 43 per cent of kids were
The researchers also found children in lower-economic-sta-
tus families had more variability in bedtime and in total time
spelt asleep: they also woke up later in the morning. Children
from higher economic status families had more consistent bed-
t limes and woke up earlier. There's no evidence that either pat-
tern is better >for kids, Acebo notes.
Given the finlldings, parents with small children should be
on hIe lookout or sleep depri\ action in their kids. she ad\ ises.
"\Ve need ti b \e \ aleri to \\alch for signs of sleepiness in
children. I think both paiCentsildl lteCachers need to w\\atch if their
\Out child is \i\\ ning dtilirit f ihe di\s or kind of falling asleep
when tllthe'\ e a\\ ,ching TV. That's a siln that there not 'iel-
tinle enotigh sleep."
Itilleitiloi ;id l "In pet" Ielihsiour tout a ilso ii1,il1
o\ criiiredticss...\: ebl;l .idil .
Consequeniit'es of sleep deprivation may be serious, she
noted, pointing out that there is increasing evidence that
tgetlini too little sleep can lead to obesil) and related I
health proh lions li such as diabetes in adulthood.


Sunday Chronicle, October 22, 2006

Suda Choil coe 2 06Pg I

Medical Biotechnology -

Part 18 Pharmacogenomics 9

On the Medical geography of sickle cell hemoglobin
In our last article in this column, we briefly outlined the hemo-
globin variant called hemoglobin S and indicated its existence as "sub-
variants" technically called haplotypes of which three are known
from sub-Saharan Africa, namely, the Senegal, Benin and Central
African Republic haplotypes.
We provided a map of the geographic range of the variant or
haplotype called the Arab-Indian haplotype which occurs in the
Middle East and India (shown as figure 3 last week)
Unfortunately, the geographic range of the endemic African
haplotypes within the sickle cell hemoglobin variant which would
have been supported by figure 2 of last week was omitted due to
space limitations (and our late submission to the Editor). We pro-
vide this map below as figure 1 this week.

Sfri*can Conlincnl

Si an


.. '-4 k
Figure 1. Sickle Hemoglobin Haplotype Distribution in
Africa. The three major B3-globin haplotypes found in
Africa are shown. The distributions represent the
highest concentrations. The genes are expressed at
lower frequency outside the highlighted zones.
Genes, Hemoglobins and Sickle Cell Disease
Continuing our discussion from last week, we provide in a syn-
optic list of some of the salient take-home points as follows:
1) Hemoglobin genes "dictate" the sequencing of the amino
acid units for the synthesis of the globin proteins that characterize
the different hemoglobins (through a messenger RNA template);
2) Normal hemoglobin molecule consists of a set of fouIr
globin molecules two of which are structurally called alpha-globin
and the other two as beta-globin;

DI. Veltioln Igl aln t(left) ch.its with [D. KetinellI
Blidges. Dr. Pelei Thulnfoit. a Ineinher of Dit.
lit[It l'S (tlxHio lty ilm < i liste $is Minl o I T): IT)

3) The mutation resulting in the hemoglobin S gene leads to
the slbstiltution of a single amino acid,. as gluitaiic acid at position
6 in the beta-globin is rcpl'aced by the am3i]no acid valine as deim-
onstrated in one of our figures last week.
Anecdotally. Professor Vernon Ingram, of' the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, who was the discoverer of this specific
amino acid substitution responsible for sickle cell genetic trait, then
at Cambridge University laboratories passed away on August 17
this year at age 82. He authored one of his last publications on his
reflections in volume 167 of the journal Genetics published in May

The double-Nobel Laureate. Professor Linus "-ing was the
first to denlonstralte a major chemical difference belwL *', 'ec nor-
mal and sickle hemoglobins with his colleagues in an arltit. ub-
lished in volume I 10 of the journal Science in I ).
4) The 'sickled" shape (see figure 2) of the red blood cells
is due to the ability of the globin molecules to 'coalesce' or aggre-
gate together in long chains called 'polymers" when there is a lack
of oxygen;
5) The 'sickled" cells easily deform and stick together
Please turn to page XXIII

9nvHiation 1for3 0b#(9

Cooperative Republic of Guyana
Ministry of Health, Materials Management Unit
CDC Cooperative Agreement U62/C23648-01-2

1. The Ministry of Health has received funding under the CDC Cooperative Agreement
U62/C23648-01-2 for the purchase of Vehicles, Medical Equipment and Supplies and Office Furniture and
Equipment for the National Blood Transfusion Unit and now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified
bidders forthe supply and delivery of same:

MoH 14/2006

MoH 15/2006

LotA 1 x4x4 Double CabVehicle
Lot B 1 x4 x4 Enclosed Vehicle
LotA Medical Equipment (List given Below)

(Includes Hematology Coulter Counter The CoulterAcT 5diff CP (Cap Pierce), Freezer -400 C Blood Bank
Refrigerator (500 units' capacity) Blood Bank Refrigerator (300 units' capacity) Blood Bag Refrigerated
Centrifuge ,Plasma Thawing bath, Large Autoclave, Orbital Rotator, Vertical Rotator, Microplate Reader,
Microplate washer, Incinerator, Blood Collecting Mixing Machine, Serofuge 11 Centrifuge,, Blood Donor

MoH 15/2006
MoH 16/2006

Lot B Reagents and Consumables for Blood Transfusion
Furniture and Office Equipment for NBTS

(Includes Double Beds w/ matrasses. 3 piece suite, Small Office Desks, Waiting room (visitors) Chairs,
Includes Refrigerator. Microwave)

The delivery period is 2 months after awarding of contract.

2. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures. specified in
the Procurement Act 2003, and is open to all bidders, subject to provisions of Section IV (Eligible Countries).
as defined in the Bidding Documents.

3. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Materials Management Unit,
Ministry of Health: contact persons are Ms Sabeita Hardeo and Ms Rf%..,tie Balkarran @
oshariff2000( Bidders may inspect the Bidding Documents at the address below from Monday
to Friday amto 3pm.

4. Qualifications requirements include: Valid certificates of Compliance from n.' and GRA should be
submitted for companies with offices registered in Guyana. Additional details are provided in the Bidding

5. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by intersted bidders on the
submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non refundable fee G
$3,000 payable at the Ministry of Health, Brickdam. The method of payment be by cash. Bidding
documents can be uplifted from the Materials Management Unit. Ministry of Health. Ki; nston, Georgetown.

6. Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 9 am October 31. 2006 Electronic bidding
will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders
representatives who choose to attend in person atthe address below at 9 am October 31. 2006, All bids must
be accompanied by a Bid Security of (see below)

MoH 14/2006
MoH 15/2006
MoH 16/2006

(Atotal Bid Security of G$ 280,000)
(Atotal Bid Security of G$ 200,000)
No Bid Security

7. The addresses referred to above are:

For Bid Clarifications and Bids Examination and Purchasin o 3id Document-
Ms Sabeita Hardeo or Ms Raywatlie Balkarran
Materials Management Unit, Ministry ol Health
Lot 1 Mudflat, Kingston,
Tel 22 69351, Fax 22 57767
E mai I: osharjff2..000@yahoo co

For Bid Submission and Bid opening
The Chairman
National Procurement and Tendet Administration (North Westei n Building)
Ministry of Finance
Main and Urquhart Street,
Georgetown, Guyana

T'7~11aB~BiB^'5- *


Sunday Chronicle October 22; 2006

Page XIX

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2 :-41



MALE AFRICAN WHITE HERON flies in the Okavango
Delta in Botswana in this March 26, 2005 file photo.
Delicate wetlands, coasts and wildlife sanctuaries
could be ravaged as part of a struggle to stretch the
world's water supplies, with the worst damage
foreseen in poor countries. (Thomas White/Reuters)




In crIr H

.waer-s arc't fgh

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following positions: one (1) Senior
Projects Officer and one (1) Projects Officer

1. Senior Projects Officer
This person is tasked with the responsibility of, among other duties, developing, monitoring and evaluating the
outputs and outcomes of the projects that are designed to address the needs of Amerindian Communities.
The incumbent will be expected to travel to various communities in the legions as part of executing their
duties and to coordinate with other stakeholders as the need O ise h lhe i lcimbenti L under the dii'ctiion ot
the Projects Director will also be responsible for managing loan schemes located in the legions of Guyana
and for supervising other staff in the Projects Division.

A Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Management. Public Management or Sociology with at
least three (3) years experience in project management or other related experience.

2. Projects Officer
This person is tasked with the responsibility of, among other duties, developing, monitoring and evaluating the
outputs and outcomes of the projects that are designed to address the needs of Amerindian Communities.
'he incumbent will be expected to travel to various communities in the legions as part of executing their
duties and to coordinate with other stakeholders as the need aiises
A Bachelor's Degree in Economics. Management, Public Management plus one (1) yeai
experience in project management or other related experience.
A Diploma in Social Science with at least five (5) years experience in project m nanl eriu'nt or,
other related experience.
For both posts:
* Wide Knowledge and Experience of Amerindian issues will be a distinct asset.
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Additional information can be obtained from the Personnel Officer. Do NOT submit original
certificates. Only suitable applications will be acknowledged.

Closing date is T jesday, October 31. 2006.

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"Page XX

"Suiday, Chriinicle Octber-22; 2'006


By Laura Macinnis

GENEVA (Reuters) Delicate wetlands, coasts and wildlife
sanctuaries could be ravaged as part of a struggle to stretch
the world's water supplies, with the worst damage foreseen in
poor countries.
Achim Steiner. executive director of the U.N. Environment
Programme (UNEP). said precious ecosystems like the Okavango
Delta in Botswana the planet's largest inland delta, which hosts a
diversity of fish, gmune and birds may be targeted as a fresh water
source if scarcity becomes acute.
"Botswana itself is a water-stressed country. The pressure to
extract water that would otherwise maintain that ecological paradise
will be immense," he told Reuters in a telephone interview from
UINE''s headquarters in Nairobi.
Water basins in Africa's Sahel region, especially Lake Chad, could
also be regarded as easy-to-access sources of fresh water if crippling
droughts continue to grip countries like Chad. Sudan. Somalia and
Ethiopia. Steiner said.
"There will be difficult choices to make." he said.
One billion people, about a sixth of humanity, now lacks access
to safe drinking water, and one in three lives in regions plagued by
water scarcity, according to U.N. data.
Steiner said human water consumption could jump another
40 per cent over the next 20 years as the global population
grows and more affluent societies demand more supplies for
drinking, bathing, irrigation, energy generation and
Droughts, which scientists forecast will become more frequent
and severe in some already-arid areas as a result of climate change.
could further strain existing resources and heap pressure on
governments to secure enough water.
Wolfgang Grabs, who heads the water division of the World
. Meteorological Organisation (WMO), said countries that cannot
afford to upgrade their water procurement systems would be most
prone to hasty decisions in water inaagemllent.
"They will have to ask: 'Do I ensure agricultural production
for food security and water supply, or do 1 protect the
environment?," he said from the U.N. weather agency's Geneva
"The immediate consequence, if the environment is affected, is
that the number of living species will be diminished in \\etland,
river and lake are:is." he added.
Animal life can also stiffer seriously' from water scarcity
pressui;rcs. .s seen in the widespread livestock deaths in Chad.
Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia during droughts earlier this year.
FrieslhwalCer fisheries will also be altfected by any disruption to
lie \\lo Ild's \:;eA'r\\ a s. lGrabs said, pointilrln to I.alin America's
eral Planallrial \\ ellAlnds s ;iianotlher c>cologicall rich area that could
be ii'tler' il in ii llrninr ,'l. l's.
Ki.'itlc' ctl hii li \ s iei Ii eu su .'h l s ,li o I."sI ise .111 iii iCiii'eiss'- i11 salillation
in ' .1s'.i is snll\ Sih.\\;ci 81 r Os'lis'c, )'N l],iids lk pcndcii d
11011 |I\ llliil\ 101 1. IL'l Illtll'i'. Ilh c ,e li> 'k
S eiler. It lonin' r \\'oril Con'' l;ci\ o 1ii nio liOll chief. said tllh
drying outl f ltle \1ral Serl duiii lni"' So\ i'et eni'it hslio\ ld oio\\
ce\a irta!in2I hald \\ ller mlniira ieeimetil ciin bc.
". \ ll.i i'i cerCl t:ri etl 'n! C s'l r: 1 01' h his rll l ical l C\cl '.
lthatl :Illn '\ t i)\ !' is basis o011 lin h i l \\ hols e Ihih|\ ri.,i0lis of till
.ii';Ji i is reiniiss .' lit' ,' ai l.
"'l (':" siimphi i s p i- lil' is v, I 0he ,e is ni N ; Aitr.'."

a& NEW



FARMERS in rural areas involved in duck
production are encouraged to.become
involved in restrictive feeding to ensure the
Pekin duck production industry remains
In an investigative study recently conducted by Juan
Solomon. Senior Research Assistant, Livestock Department.
National Agricultural Research Institute. it was revealed that
feed utilization accounts for approximately 72 per cent of the
total cost of production for Pekin ducks reared intensively
on commercial feed in Guyana. The wasteful feeding habits
of the Pekin ducks cause many farmers, particularly those in
the rural communities where
the cost of feed is expensive
because of transportation, to be
unable to rear these ducks on
commercial feeds.
He also noted that in most
rural villages many farmers use
locally available agro by-
products or table scraps as a **
cheaper means of raising their
ducks with far less success,
mainly because of inadequate
nutrition. This practice, results
in the ducks taking a longer
time for market weights. Some
farmers reported a range of four
to six months to attain a
market weight of 2.3 kg live weight. The slow growth rate
has led not only to a reduction in profit gained but also more
expensive to rear Pekin ducks due to the extended duration
of feeding to meet desirable market weights.
In addressing the challenges farmers experience in
ensuring the economic viability of the duck industry, Mr.

Solomon advocates the concept of quantitative restrictive using
commercial feed. "Quantitative Restrictive feeding is a
technique intended to reduce feed cost input but reducing the
amount to feed given to the birds. This could attract farmers
at the different levels or tiers of the production chain i.e.
farmers who could afford to full feed their ducks thus allowing
for maximum weight at the market age of 56 days or farmers
who would practice restricted feeding up to 56 days, and

Please turn to page XX




The Ministry of Health announces that the following persons have been selected to be trained in the MEDEX

2 -


Judy Atkinson
TishikaShakina De Costa
- Wndy. ........ ..
Leauta Hubband
Jessy Jassamy ___-__ -

6 Mandav L Narayan
7 Kissandra Boodie

|_. ......... ,. _


Kumaka,Moruca ______.
Water Street, Kumaka,Moruca ___
Arakaka.North West District

9 Queenstown Village Essequibo Coast

90 Panka Village,East Bank Demerara'
47 Johanna Ceceila,Essequibo Coast
28 Beauvoisin,Canal No. 1 WBO

8 Yolanda George 3 27 New Crane Housing Scheme, WCD
9 Maria Baldinvick 3 Meten Meer Zog, KastevWCD
10 Quazin Khan 3 Waterloo Street, Leguan
11 Orlando Vasquez 3 18 Sisters Village, WBD
12 Charandas Bhojedat_ ___ 4 36 Prince William Street. PlaisanceECD
13 Judy Jeffery 4 58 BB Eccles, EBD
14 Keisha Abiola Moore 4 35 Dadawana Street, Campbelville
15 Anupa Singh___ 4 33 Willlian Street,Kitty
16. Tygue Legall 4 24 E 1/2 Hill Street, Albouystown,Georgetown
17 Tenefa Stacy Arthur 4 13 North Road, Bourda
8 Capucine Phillips 4 211-17th Street, Paradise, ECD
19 Angelina Shaib 4 32 Better Hope South,ECD
20 Desire Patricia Pellew 4 Clonbrook Health Centre, Clorbrook Village ECD
21 Olive Thomas 4 656 South Sophia, Section B7
22 Carteen Howard 4 159Arapaima Street, Guyhoc Park
23 Karen Sears___.... 4. 22 B Station Street, Kitty_
24 Paula Lavern Jacobus Foster 4 1 Old Road Higgingsville,Land of CanaanEBD
25 Berris Sp nger_ 4 163 Section A Block Y Grove, EBD
26 Bernadette Kennedy 4 138 Block E South Sophia,Georgetown
27 Eggland Babb 4 351 Non Pariel Secon B, ECD

Doreen Wade

2 Norton Street Wortmanville, Georgetown

29 Carol Oma 4 98 Freeman Street, East La Pentance
30 Anita Gladys Velloza 4 488 Section a Block X Great Diamond
31 Shaun Z William 4 152 Sparendaam Housing Scheme, ECD
32 Doreth Ann Woolford 4 Buxton Village, ECD .
33 MahadaiSii gh. 5 19 Novar Mahaicony. ECD .
34 Christina Ramsanmy S Bath. Mahaon yECD
35 S h R. ..... .. ........... ---... ................ ..E ............
. 35,........ Sheroy Millet 5.. .._....._5 Belladrum,West Coast Berbice
36 Alisha Trotz 5 136 New Road,Vreed-en-Hoop..WCD
37 Alana O Vauhn __ 5 _90 Section A, No.22 Belair, WCB
.......38... haman Toolsi 6 14 B No.16 Coren.yne .BerBerbice
39 Rehana Persaud 6 33 West Reliance.East CanuieBerbice
40 Shellana Parks 6 22-23 Asylum Street,New Amsterdam,

41 Chavez Edwards

47 _


Rickenson Andrews
Sharon Mondel Hope ......
Len~si Henry _
Candace Barnes
Kevin Spencer
Se n!e Nara ..............
Alicia Grant
Ingrid Virginia Archer . .
Anita Lynette Toney ................
Juanita Thomrn

.. 10........

Kamarang, Upper Mazaruni
Kako Vllage, Upper Mazarun.i
60 West Indies Housing Scheme,Bartica
Sand Creek Village.Soutlh CentralRu p "tin
203 Half Mile Wismar. Linden
24 Richmond Hill, Linden
42Speiohtlarnds, Retrieve, Linden
38 Wisroc Housing Scheme,Wismar Linden
Kwakwani 3rd Phase H/S, Upper Berbice
S78 Half Mile Wismar. Linden
Kwakwani Water Front,Berbice River

The persons listed above are invited to attend an INDUCTION SEMINAR on November 6, 2006 at 08:30 hrs at
the Foreign Service Institute Conference Room, Ramphal House, New Garden Street (opposite Office of the
President). Persons failing to attend this INDUCTION SEMINAR will NOT be admitted to the Medex Training
Programme. Classes commences on November 13, 2006. The Induction Seminar will provide details on the
Training Programme, including on the Contractual Obligations of the applicants

For further information, kindly contact the Chief Medex, Mr. Charandas Bhojedat on telephone numbers. 226-
2348, 225-2420, 225-1638 and 225-5115.


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Restrictive feeding profitable for


Page XXI "

iSnday Chronicle October 22, 2006

Restrictive feeding

profitable foi

From page XXI feed consumption of Pekin
ducks. In an earlier study I
thereby marketing a duck conducted in 2001, Pekin ducks
at a reduced weight and being consumes 7.11 kg feed at 56
able to meet the demand of days to achieve a marketable
the consumer." weight of 2.68 kg. Compared to
During the study, a work conducted by Perez,
coniparative analysis of three Cuban Researcher. in 1985.
different feeding levels was Pekin ducks consumed 7.9-9.0
conducted. "This feeding regime kg of feed. The range reported
was done using three restricted by Perez (1985). was added and
lex els of 18 per cent. 26 per divided by 2 to give an average
cent and 35 per cent derived of 8.45 kg which was added to
from the normal average total the 7.11 kg quoted by Solonmon

18 % Less 26 % Less Full
Full Feed Feed
Feed intake (kg) 6.426 5.726
Cost for feed intake 425.52 379. 17

Production cost
Liveweight gain/duck
Value of weight gain
Profit {G$}
Cost to produce I kg
live weight {G$}2
Cost per unit gain











et al and divided by 2 to give
an average of 7.780 kg."
In choosing a feeding
regime, the farmer's ability to
supply the feed is a determining
factor. "It is dependent on the
farmer's investment in feed. He
can choose any one of the
feeding regimes from table I that
is most suitable for him."

Table I indicates the level
of profit, weight gain and feed

35% Less Full Full Feed
5.019 7.742
332.35 512.67






fE I

Call for Proposals for Community based Micro-projects to be funded
by the European Commission under the Guyana Micro-Projects Programme
Micro-Project Proposals under $2 500 000 GUY

Publication reference FT120061001
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 where the contribution from the
Guyana Micro Projects Programme is less than $2 500 000 GUY in sectors as
outlined below. The full application form forApplicants is available at:-

Guyana Micro Projects Office
109 E Barrack Street
Phone 226-3305 or 226-3423,
Fax 225-0183, or
e-mail: qmopp()

The purpose of the Micro-projects Programme is to improve the socio-economic
conditions of vulnerable groups through the development of sustainable and
participatory self-help schemes. Eligible micro-projects should focus on:
1) employment/ income generation
2) training /education communication and good governance
3) other socio-economic sectors

The deadline for the receipt of application forms is October 31 at 16:00 h local
time, if successful, the time limit for implementation both technically and
financially of micro projects is January 31. 2007

A 25% minimum contribution by the beneficiaries in cash or in kind is essential if a
proposal is to be approved.

r 000

According to Dr. 0.
Hlomenauth. Director. NARI,
the data generated from this
study is useful for the
successful diversification of the
agricultural sector and urges
persons to utilise the services
offered by NARI for the
expansion and viability of their
agricultural operations. "The
information generated is
available for members of the
public free of cost. Persons are
encouraged to make maximum
use of all services offered by

Please s'ee Table I Below

In congratulating Mr.
Solomon. the young brilliant
2 12.83 researcher on his achievement,
Dr. Homenauth reiterated the
2.628 call for more young persons to
become involved in agriculture.
"The future of the agricultural
1156.32 sector is vested in the young
people who are the leaders of
430.82 tomorrow. Agriculture is not
only the tedious task of toiling
276.06 in the fields but also
encompasses trade negotiations,
1.59 economic research, planning
and forecasting. Mr. Solomon
should be proud of his
achievements and strive to
attain higher goals. His work
will significantly contribute
towards empowering many
especially women in the rural
communities," he said.

World Food

Day 2006

From page XV
are: farming techniques, employing new technologies to gen-
erate higher yields and reduce waste; and selling to external
Prepare the necessary agricultural infrastructure since
much of the arable soil that is needed lies below the high-tide mark
of the sea and rivers. More investment in the necessary heavy ex-
penditures is required to make agricultural expansion possible, by
building and improving the infrastructure so as to: prevent flooding
and allow for drainage and irrigation.
Continue to develop research in other areas besides the
coast where the soil could be made productive.
Food Security in Guyana
At the same time that we work to expand and improve
Guyana's agricultural exports, we must focus our agricultural policy
on food security for Guyana's population. To this end. Guyana
miust develop food-processing plants and large-scale agriculture.
u which must be done to keep the rice and sugar industries from col-
lapsing. FIanners and millers must have access to financial assistance. and
the market nustl be approached by a combination of long-term planning
and aggressive overseas marketing. If rice and sugar arc to maintain their
impofance as cash crops, we must improve the genetic varieties of rice
and sugar cane and modernise the mills. All aspects of these industries
must be privatized. and at the samune time. investors must be courted and
new markets found and developed.
The livestock industry must be made more efficient and pro-
ductive. making use of modern technology. Facilities and infrastruc-
ture. such as veterinary diagnostic facilities, will have to be improved.
From the marketing standpoint, we must encourage joint ven-
ture investment with European, American and Caribbean interests.
and begin consideration of exporting livestock. http://
Guyana has great potential in the agricultural sector. The prob-
lems come because of the adequate investment needed to sustain
this industry. What Guyana requires is substantial investment at
all levels of the sector in order to enhance productivity. Thus. a
blooming agriculture industry will mean better life for all Guyanese.
Too many Guyanese are being denied a basic right, the right to ad-
equate food. Do join us next week where we will continue to exam-
ine more exciting and interesting events. Make Guyana a better
place. invest in Agriculture!
You can share your ideas with other readers by sending
your letters to: "Our Environment", C/o EIT Division, Envi-
ronmental Protection Agency, IAST Building, Turkeyen, UG
Campus, GREATER GEORGETOWN. Or email us at with questions and comments.

Foreign Exchange Muarket Activities
nSumniar Indicators
.r.F' Friday, October 13, 2006 -Thursday. October 19, 2006
Buying Rate Selling Rate
Bank oi ,,, ioe.i I 0.o 19los 201.00 203.00
t ankot'Nv\,' ,i) !5 .( iS 200O()r 00 2(0).(00
( 'oit. v '., kii ,.i' i'i ) 00'0. o i 203.v( 0 204.25
)',w a Bnk 197 00 199 .0 202.00 203.00
RI2, O 000 200.00 204.00 20(.00
8?,,,14 ,.r,, 193.33 1 9. / 0 1 203.8s
.oniiIlk (ainl'ios A\ (5 laicres) 200.48 _0,.- i
Bou .\'rc;. Mik;'i, K\chltanlc Rnc: UIS5L 0 GS200 jSO
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Sunday Chronicle October 22, 2006




Part 18

Pharmacogenomics 9

From page XIX
in the absence of adequate oxygen levels;
6) These sickled cells which are prone to forming polymers
also induce a gene called endothelin-1. This gene is responsible
for the ability of the sickle cell aggregates to stick to the inner walls
of the blood vessels and cause blockage of the blood vessels in the
symptom medical doctors call vaso-occlusion (see figure 3 below).

7) This endothelin-1 gene expression phenomenon has
been the basis for explaining the effect of the sickle cell disease
drug hydroxyurea in paper published in volume 3 of the journal
The Pharmacogenomics Journal in March 2003 by French scien-
tists led by Professor Brun of INSERM and the University in

8) Though sickle cell disease is classified as a monogenic dis-
ease "arising from a single point mutation in the beta-globin gene,
it is characterized by considerable clinical heterogeneity [variations
in symptoms]. Stroke is a particularly devastating manifestation of
SCA, afflicting 11% of children before the age of 20 years," ac-
cording to Professor Carolyn Hoppe, in an article published online
in volume 13 of the European Journal of Human Genetics in May

9) Using Bayesian mathematics, there are a number of single
point gene mutations called single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs
; pronounced "snips") within the hemoglobin S gene which may
relate to different rates and risk factors for the incidence of child-
hood stroke in sickle cell disease children according to Dr. Ohcne
Frempong and his colleagues in their paper published in volume 91
of the journal Blood in 1998.

10) In an article presently in press for the journal Current
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, to be published later this year or early
next year, Dr. Eugene Oteng-Ntim (we thank him for providing us
an author's proof copy before publication) and his colleagues of
the UK have discussed several risks involving pregnant sickle cell
disease patients who may suffer from massive blood loss due to
the "break up" of red blood cells in what is called hemolytic ane-

As a matter of conjecture, are some of our local situations in-
volving some miolhlcrs dying during child birth related also to unde-
termined sickle cell disease? Though some press reports have al-
luded to diabetes or other conditions.

I1) Because of the human genomric diversity of the
Guyanese population and the prevalence of such unfortunate
cases of maternal death during delivery among particular
genetic groups which we may erroneously label as "ethnic
groups" \ve need to consider mandatory genetic tests to
encompass hemoglobin-related diseases, the so-called
hemoglobinopathics in our local medical policy framework.
The relevance of basic genetic testing for sickle cell trait and
other hemoglobin variants locally warrants careful but urgent con-

12) According to an article to be published in the Euro-
pean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive
Biology (article in proof) white blood cell count can be a very
important indicator of risk in the sickle cell disease pregnant

The authors state: "Compared to asymptomatic patients,
women who developed SCD-related complications had signifi-
cantly higher total WBC count 111.2 x 10" L (SD 3.22) ver-
sus 8 x 10 L (2.8), p < 0.01], higher lymphocyte count
[3 x 10 L (1.62) versus 1.6 x 10" L (0.65), p < 0.011 and
higher monocyte count 10.8 x 10' L (0.47) versus
0.4 x 10" L (0.21). p < 0.011." (the quotation of data may
be useful only for professionals)

13) In another article in press for the Journal of Clinical Fo-
rensic Medicine, sickle cell disease has been attributed to the cause
of death due to law enforcement restraint on a Canadian with schizo-
phrenic symptoms who died during an arrest.
Here again, could a recent local case on the East Coast of an
individual dying in the lock-up be due to an unbeknown sickle cell
crisis exacerbated by lack of adequate oxygen in the holding facil-
ity? The application of genetics in our medical laboratory reper-
toire in the field of forensic medicine on the local scene seems rea-

In all this. all may not be lost for the sickle cell disease
patient or trait carrier. There is evidence that in what may be
termed "Darwinian medicine." prevalence of the hemoglobin
S gene in malaria endemic regions may have been an "evolu-
tionary trade-off' selecting trait carriers against malaria in-
fection, particularly. against the Plasmodium falciptrum spe-
cies (Current Opiiion in Microbiology volume 9 issue 4 pub-
lished in August 2006 by Dr. Thomas William of the Wellcome
Trust Collaborative programme of Kenya)

Additionally, a very recent study out of Iran indicates lower
levels of bad cholesterol in sickle cell trait carriers and disease pa-
tienls. suggesting an advantage in lower coronary artery disease risk
(heart disease risk), according to an article in volume 365 of the
journal Clinica Chimica Acta published in March 2006 by Dr.
Zohreh Rahimi of the Iranian Medical Biology Research Centre and

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bi chld cell

Fig.2: Shapes of normal and sickled red blood cells


Fig.3: Sickle-shaped red blood cells tend to get stuck in
blood vessels, blocking the flow of blood [in a process
called vaso-occlusion in medical terminology] (Source:
US NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)

We will consider additional details on this next
All articles in this column are authored by
John Caesar, the consulting national project
Email address: caesarbiosafety
The National Biosafety Framework Project is
executed under the auspices of the Environmental
Protection Agency


ookery Corner
Welcome to the 422"" edition of
Champion Cookery Corner", a
weekly feature giving recipes and
tips on cooking in Guyana.

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salmhnon, garlic or broccoli. You do NO wantt those ifla ors in \ ont itg! li is best lo ue iLcini
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sponge like texture. Place the icing in a bo\\l and mix by hand uisini a back andl lorlth.sniiishling
option with a spoon or icing spatula to get out lie x ir bubbles.

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use only a high quality shortening eg: Crisco. in its place. It has a clean taste \x ith thc mieling
point of 106 degrees. Butter melts somewhere between 88 and 98 degrees F. depending on tIhce
amounil oftat in the brand.
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..... . sic is so stagnant that he prefers to sing 16th century
English ballads.
The former teacher who shot to fame as lead singer,
bassist and composer in the 1970s and 80s for The Police
told German newspaper Die Zeit that he prefers singing
songs of Elizabethan lutenist and composer John Dowland
, the rock music of today.
II His album of Dowland lute music "Songs from the
Labyrinth' has topped classical charts on both sides of the
ROCK STAR STING attends a photocall in Venice September 3, 2006. Sting said contemporary rock music is so stagnant
that he prefers to sing 16th century English ballads. (Stefano Rellandini/Reuters)


Atlantic and entered the UK album chart at No. 24.
"Rock music has come to a standstill it's not going for-
ward any more, it only bores me," Die Zeit quoted Sting as
The 55-year-old singer, real name Gordon Sumner, had a string
of hits with The Police with songs like 'Roxanne' and 'Don't Stand
So Close To Me'. He has since also had a lucrative solo career with
songs like 'Englishman in New York'.
"Forty years ago it was my dream to break out of Newcastle
and never be poor again," he told the magazine.
"I'm very privileged. I'm a successful musician, live in a
beautiful house, and have a wonderful family."


By Eric J. Lyman
ROME (Hollywood Reporter) Well, goodness gracious me!
Rome failed to invite its own doyenne of cinema Sophia Loren
to its big new film festival and looked to make good by ask-
ing her to come next year instead.
Nicole Kidman, Monica Bellucci and Scan Connery were among
those in attendance at the inaugural RomaCinemaFest this week.
Loren found herself left out of the party. La Stampa newspaper
ran a front-page headline: 'La Loren Furiosa'.
But there were no apologies Wednesday for the iconic star from
the organizers of RomaCinemaFest.
"We had already decided to make Sophia Loren the star of the
second edition of the festival, so there should be no controversy."
Rome Mayor Walter Veltroni said Wednesday. "We didn't invite
her this year because we hoped she would be the guest of honour
next year, just as Scan Connery was this time."
It was Veltroni who came up with the idea for the Rome festi-
val two years ago.
Loren confirmed in a statement that she would be
"honoured and pleased" to play a central role in next year's
Loren's decision to accept the invitation for the second
RomaCinemaFest had been the subject of speculation for several
days, ever since Italian Parliament member Alessandra Mussolini -
granddaughter of Italy's fascist dictator and Loren's niece blasted
festival organizers for excluding the actress.
The spat, however, did not deter from the day-to-day business
of the festival, which returned to a full schedule Wednesday alter
many events were postponed or canceled the day before in the wake
of a Rome metro accident that left one person dead and more than
100 injured.
Full houses greeted the highly anticipated screening of
Giuseppe Tornatore's 'La Sconosciuta' (The Unknown) and
Shane Meadows' 'This Is England' on Wednesday. Meadows'
feature tells the story of a group of British skinheads in the
early 1980s.

ITALIAN MOVIE legend Sophia Loren (L) arrives for a philharmonic concert in Tel Aviv April 10, 2006. Nicole Kidman, Monica
Bellucci and Sean Connery were among those in attendance at the inaugural RomaCinemaFest this week, Loren found
herself left out of the party. (Gil Cohen Magen/Reuters)

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Message from
Industry and
Minister, Mr
Hon. Manniram Prashad M.P.
"It is indeed a pleasure for me in my first year as Minister of Tourism,
Industry & Commerce to be hosting Guyexpo 2006 Guyana's larg-
est trade and investment exposition.. .and indeed it has become 'large'.
Each year, work is done to improve and expand the grounds and the facilities at the National
Exhibition Centre, to make it comfortable and attractive to the patrons and exhibitors.
Over the years, Guyexpo has grown and evolved with new ideas being introduced and this
year is no exception with the introduction (due to popular demand) of an I.T. and Electronics
pavilion where you will find all the latest gadgets keeping Guyana up-to-date with worldwide
Apart from products, Guyana boasts immense talent, which you will witness in the nightly
stage entertainment by some of Guyana's top artistes highlighting the country's diverse culture
and people.
The private sector, once again, will be on show in all their glory. Guyanese goods and
products have already reached the Caribbean markets (as seen in trade shows) and internation-
ally. Our manufacturing sector has developed immensely and our goods are sought after by
foreign buyers and investors.
The popularity and demand of Guyexpo has seen it grow from a biennial exhibition to an
annual exhibition with more high quality products and goods on display from both large and small
Guyexpo has encouraged more entrepreneurs, more business people and more investors to
develop their products with a sense of dedication as last year's theme encouraged 'Pride in our
It seems only fitting that this year our hard working manufacturers will be showcas-
ing under the theme 'Exhibiting Excellence'.


GUYEXPO SPECIAL Sunday, October 22, 2006ct


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GUYEXPO, since its launch in 1995, has been billed
as Guyana's premier trade fair and exposition.
But it this year has taken on special importance in view
of an even bigger event next year Cricket Wortd Cup.
Security measures to be implemented for Cricket World Cup
(CWC) 2007 will be put on a trial mn at Gi IYFXPO 2006.
For that purpose, private firms have been conItracted
to work along with the Guyana Police Force to ensure maxi-
mum security for the Guyanese public. Connunander of Po-
lice 'A' Division. Assistant Conmmissioner Paul Slowe said.
He was speaking at a meeting, \witlIh members of the
GUYEXPO Security Committee and l'ourisii. Industry- and
Commerce Minister. Mr. Manniram Prashad. to discuss the
"'We are going to use GUYEXPO as the opportunity

to tc,1 certain aspects of our security for Cricket World.
Cup". Mr Slowe said. -
According to him, although the 2005 exposition was in-
cident free because of additional steps taken, the arrange.,-.
merts \i ill be enhanced this year.
Slo\e revealed that obse ives froin the International
Cricket CO'incil (ICC'i would be here to ascertain that the
plans are effective.
A nmenmber of tile \CWC security team, lie said it is
a requirement that the strategy he tried at two events
before the cricket matches and Guaiiana chose
(;UNEXPO as one.
Il l pointed out tliat olthcr countries hosting sil ilar
uittcheIC' hii\e ;hlread had tleir strat,'gics IClCed
Slo\\s said \\h,it \\a- done last \L'ear, including pre-sale

of tickets, putting ticket booths away from the gates and
scanning people for offensive weapons, would all be re-
peated this year.
He said a significant number of Police ranks will be on
duty to patrol the GUYEXPO area and persons will not
be allowed to take any weapons into the fair.
Slowe said information will also be published at vari-
ous times, advising how persons can make it difficult for,
criminal elements.
Co-Chairman of GUYEXPO. Mr Keilh Burrowes said
five private firms have been recruited for the October 26-
31 exhibition, at a cost of millions of dollars, as security is
thle main concern.
He said further discussions \\ill take place about en-
suring that persons in vehicles purchase tickets before they
reach the venue as a measure to ease traffic congestion.
After Minister Prashad said there will be more po-
licewvomen scanning persons. following complaints last
year. Slowe explained that a few shortcomings were
documented and would be acted upon this year.

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GUYEXPO 2006, billed for October 26-31 at the Sophia Exhi-
bition Centre in Georgetown, is expected to be larger than
previous shows, according to a top official.
Coordinator of GUYEXPO 2006, Mr Percival Boyce last week
said there has been an overwhelming response from the local busi-
ness community forcing the planning committee to reject several
business persons who have applied to be part of the grand event.
In an interview with the Guyana Chronicle, he said it is unfor-
tunate that some applications had to be rejected but in the interest
of the smooth running of the event it has become necessary to have
a manageable number of participants.
He said because of national elections the time span in which
to organise the exposition was reduced drastically and much shorter
than in previous years. However, over the past six weeks there has
been "a tremendous response from the local business community"
and the auditoriums have been completely sold out, he reported.
Boyce indicated that so far 186 companies had registered to,
participate in the event, but noted that because businesses are be-
coming more "exhibition conscious", they have been grabbing more
booths some as many as eight unlike previous years when
most entities rented just spot.
Several companies from the Caribbean have registered to par-
ticipate, including Barbados and Antigua, while the Indonesia Em-
bassy in Paramaribo is expected to mount a booth dealing with in-
formation on Indonesian products and businesses to explore the
possibilities of establishing trading links with companies here.
In addition, Boyce disclosed that the Governor of Roraima.
from neighboring Brazil, along with a business entourage is ex-
pected to attend the trade fair.
A group of Canadian businessmen, comprising prospective buy-
ers and investors, is expected too, he said, adding that the Guyana
Office for Investment (GO-INVEST) will facilitate meetings, be-
twcen the foreign businessmen and their local counterparts.
* Basically, the arrangements for last year arc similar. butl be-
cause of. the .expected,lauge. displays by. thc.h Inforomation Tucchlnol-






ogy and electronics sector, booths will be housed where the inter-
national pavilion stood last year.
Boyce said plans and preparations are on stream and he is con-
fident that the event will be successful.
However, one area of concern is the slow pace at which some
participants are erecting their booths as the stipulated time for
completion of booths is two days before the scheduled starting day.
In this regard, a meeting was held recently with 100 exhibi-
tors to remind them of the time stipulation and other requirements,
Boyce said.
Asked about concerns that the event defeats its real purpose
because of loud and blaring music sets disturbing and distracting
from the show, Boyce conceded that the planning committee has
recognized this problem and as a result a conscious effort is being
made to control loud music.
He said that included in the contracts of entertainment
groups is a clause for music to be played at moderate levels.
"If they do not comply vwe will take action." Boyce declared.
liHe added that tlie planning committee is working closely with
the police and International Cricket Conference (ICC) volunteers
to ensure stipulations are complied with.
"In fact, GUYEXPO is being used as dry run in preparation
for World Cup Cricket," Boyce added.
One of the areas that will be monitored by ICC volunteers is
the capacity of emergency responses as well as identifying weak-
nesses which need to be corrected during Cricket World Cup, Boyce
Security measures for vehicles will also be implemented,
as the exhibition centre is the only location in Georgetown
which boasts parking facilities to cater for 800-1,000 cars. Boyce
In the past, he admiittcd, sales of tickets threatened to mar tlie
event andit a s result on this occasion ticket selling capacity has
been boosted to reduce the confusion and chaos will two addi

will line the entrances to the booths to help maintain orderly queu-
A new feature in helping to ensure orderly queuing will be the
deployment of persons referred to as 'Queue Busters'. an ICC in-
novation, and they will be tasked with the job of seeing that no
one gets out of the lines when queuing for tickets. Boyce disclosed.
In addition, a special ticket booth will be in place to facilitate
drivers of vehicles to drive up and purchase their tickets before
parking, he said.
He also said that the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph
(GT&T) company and the Colonial Life Insurance Company
(CLICO) have offered sponsorship for the show and the latter will
be offering a car from a drawing of tickets from those who attend
the show.
Boyce said he is looking forward to the biggest GUYEXPO
and steps are being implemented to measure the achievements
of the trade show, such as exhibitors getting additional busi-
nesses, establishment of joint ventures and being export ready
particularly for the Caribbean Single market and Economy
"Arrangements are in place, and I hope it will bear fruit." Boyce
optimistically declared.
Co-Chairman of GLIYEXPO. Mr Keith Burrowes last year de-
scribed the event as "an institution" that was transformed from a
simple but powerful idea a decade ago.
GUYEXPO began in 1995 to showcase locally produced goods
and services and has since grown exponentially in terms of atten-
dance, participation and scope.
At tIhe opening ceremony of GUYIEXPO last year. President
Bliarrat .lagdeo declared: "I amll confident that Guyanla is up to the
job of creating a more secureI anud prosperous nation. despite tile
challenges. iand all scclions of our society hl.1c the ioleillial and
Ilte abililV l' to play I l ir par' l in Ithes cihalgt, n appetiing.
lie reiterated thlie need to continue workingg to make this'

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D GUYEXPO SPECIAL Sunday, October 22, 2006

Message from

Mr Keith Burrowes,


"We are once again involved in earnest preparations
for the now familiar annual GUYEXPO Trade Fair.
This year's preparations started somewhat later than
usual, which has resulted in a shift in dates from September
to October.
As Co-Chairman of this trade show for the third
successive year and having been intimately involved for
much longer, I and my Organizing Committee are not fully
satisfied that we have been deriving maximum rettims from
this event, consistent with our efforts and in the way that
we desire and expect.
Consequently, our focus this year has been to shift
our priorities and place more emphasis on
streamlining and restructuring the support systems -
both internal and external to achieve higher levels
of efficiency ahd accountability. We expect that this
approach would provide a firm basis to assess the
impact of the, event on all or'r stakeholders, and
particularly oui exhibitors and service'providers. Some
of these efforts started in 2005.
We have already put in place systems to facilitate
smoother planning of future events. We have also enhanced
our capacity to provide greater levels of infrastructural
facilities for the benefit of both participants and patrons.
Financial accountability has also been strengthened with an
Internal Auditor coming on board from the inception of the
planning this year.
However, our greatest achievement has been in our
efforts to introduce systems and procedures to assess in a
more profound manner, the impact of the event on the
business of exhibitors and service providers and in a more
general way, on our economy. We have been able to achieve
this by working more closely with all stakeholders, and I
must say that the cooperation from all private and public
sector participants has been tremendous and quite
At the end of the day. we should be able to determine
the reasons for exhibitors' participation and whether they'
have achieved their objectives and see their business grow.
Our committed goals are to provide a platform to assist
local business to grow and expand.
Organising this trade fair has also given our
committee a great opportunity to collaborate
closely with the Local Organizing Committee
(LOC) of Cricket World Cup 2007. This
collaboration extends to knowledge sharing in the
common activities of both events, including
security, catering services and managing
volunteers in the key service areas.
This cooperation, we hope, would help to justify and
enhance our nation's ability to host such a large scale event
as the Cricket World Cup and project a positive image of
our country to the outside world.
At this time I wish to extend a very warm wnelcomii. io
our foreign participants, especially the first timers from
countries such as India, Canada, Brazil, China, Barbados
and others to the trade show. I wish them every success
and hope that their participation would have a positive
impact on their businesses and would encourage their future
In closing, I would like to thank all the exhibitors,
the Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, the
members of the Organizing Committee of GUYEXPO
06, members of staff of the GUYEXA 1Wetariat and
'all the 6ther persons who have contriliued their efforts
and time to make this trade show a continuous



Dates/Activities Special Auditoriums Sale of Auditoriums Grounds
Arrangements and Buildings tickets and Buildings
Thursday 26th Oct. 2006.
Pre-Launch Reception. 17:30 hrs 18:00 hrs ---...........
Final Setting up ........... 08:00 Hrs -----15:00 hrs 15:00 hrs
Opening Ceremony 18:00 hrs 19:30 hrs ........... ---------22:00 hrs 22:00 hrs
Open to General Public
Open to Invited Guests,
Visitors/Business persons 17:30 hrs .......... ---22:00 hrs 22:00 hrs
and Exhibitors only.
Friday 27th Oct. 2006.
To: Exhibitors:-
Exhibitors stock
Replenishment and 08:00 hrs --- 10:00 hrs 10:00 hrs
cleaning of
3 Open to Buyers & 10:00 hrs .......----------13:00 hrs 13:00 hrs
General Public 16:00 hrs 16:00 hrs 23:00 hrs 23:00 hrs
Saturday 28th Oct. 2006.
Personal visits to
Buyers & Investors Tourism destinations
Exhibitors stock
Replenishment and 09:00 hrs ----10:00 hrs 10:00 hrs
cleaning of
To: Exhibitors:-
General Public 15:00 hrs 15:00 hrs '23:00 hrs 23:00 hrs



Special 'Auditoriums Auditoriums
Dates Arrangements and Sale of and Grounds
Buildings tickets Buildings
Sunday 29"' Oct. 2006. __
Personal visits to
Buyers & Investors Tourism

*Exhibitors stock
Replenishment and 09:30 lrs ----10:30 hrs
cleaning of

There will be a pre-opening cereniony reception from 17:30 hours to 18:00 hours while the formal opening ceremony will be from
18:30-22:00 hours. This activity will like place at the National Exhibition Centre, Sophia. Exhibitors. Government Ministers and
officials, members of the Diplomatic Crops, meicnbcrs of the pri\ ale sector, the media and other special invitees, will be in attendance.
Guyexpo 2006 will be declared officially open by His Excellency President Bharrat Jagdeo. after which, the official party will tour the

(1) All Exhibitors are reminded thal with e!Tecl from 08:00 h on Thursday 26"' October, 2006. *No Parking' will be allowed in
front of the Main and Annex Auditoriuml Buildings and on feeder roads to and from both of these buildings.
(2) Exhibitors are hereby notified lhat parking arrangements are in place for 'Exhibitors' Vehicles on the designated parking lot.
North of the Main Auditorium and parallel to Ithe out-door stage. north along the perimeter fence.
(3) We also wish to remind you lethal entr is through the South Gale with your authorised Guyexpo 2000 Vehicle Pass/Sticker.
which 'must be affixed' to the inside front \\ indscreen of the vehicle.
Vehicles failing to comply with this rCeqllirc,'Ctl wx ill not be allowed to enter the compound., -\it ix via the Northern perimeter
road through the Garnette Street Gate and North to Dennis Street.
(4) Traffic arrangemenslli will b'." put in pl:ice lor lthe duraitio of lhe exhibition as follows

Traffic flow will be ElasI along I)uncui'n Stirectl uand lefl into thle IEastern l lighI\\a\ and an iinnicdi,,c nghl into he,: compound's
South Gate for entrance.

After exiting the compound, travel West along Garnette
Street to Sheriff Street for exit.

TRAFFIC POLICE: ...........
The Guyana Police Force will advertise these arrangenmenis in the local print media, with efljtiTe-hours a 1ii il-fIT ify-
enforce same with their Traffic Ranks.
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SUNDAY CHRONICLE October 22, 2006

Message by Capt. Gerry Gouveia, President of the

Georgetown Chamber of Commerce & Industry

"ON THIS occasion of
GUYEXPO 2006,1 I bring you
warm greetings from the ex-
ecutives and members of the
Georgetown Chamber of
Commerce and Industry Inc.
The GCCI wishes to con-
gratulate all those who
worked hard in organizing
Guyana's largest exhibition.
This exposition affords the
business community in Guyana
the splendid opportunity to
showcase our talents, innova-
tions, entrepreneurship and in-
dustry. I would like to welcome
the hundreds of exhibitors and
many overseas buyers and in-
vestors from CARICOM, India,
Brazil, the UK and North and
South America.
Guyana offers significant
potential for investors, being
one of the only English-speak-
ing countries in South America
with a growing access to Brazil,
and a linkage to the entire Car-
ibbean market. The GCCI
would like to encourage all pri-
vate sector companies who are
not part of GUYEXPO 2006,
to get on board such a venture,
since it is one of the best ways.
in marketing in today's world of
The road ahead for the
business community in
Guyana is challenging.
These challenges require us
to intensify efforts to diver-
sify our economy, develop new
products and services to meet
international market stan-
dards, and enter value added

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product industry, while at the
same time lobbying to gain
favourable terms of trade and
support for our industries.
Guyana must also be pre-
pared to adopt new business

practices and the systems,
which will modernize and en-
hance our operations. As the
implementation of the CSME
draws near, we have to pre-
pare ourselves for increased

The expansion of value-added
production and an export led
growth strategy are essential for
job creation, improved earnings,
the reduction of poverty and a


better life for all of our people.
Our tourism sector has
been growing; this can be seen
by the development of many
tourist resorts, increased visitor
arrivals and a sector ready to
take off, as we are able to offer
a unique form of nature tourism
in our country of amazing
beauty and diversity.
The public-private part-
nership, which has been ex-

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isting as a result of this an-
nual event, is very encourag-
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business community. Thus it
gives me great pleasure in
wishing the Ministry of Tour-
ism, Industry and Commerce,
Go-Invest and the many pri-
vate sector companies who
are participating in this expo-
sition, all the best in their

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Tropical Shipping
Amanda's Costume Jewellery
Twin's (Mfg) Chemists
Ebony & Ivory
Prestige Manufacturing
Guyana Marketing Corporation
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Caricom Rice Mill
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Mor J'von
Stowell Ceramics
Grove Craft
Farley Art & Craft
Candace's Jewellery
Pomeroon Oil Mill
Delo/s Leather Craft
Min. of Agriculture

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25 Floralee
55/56 Iwokrama
57-59 GGMC
18 ArawakLea
8081 Katsun Ent
43-46 Barbados Inve
23/24 Dyna's Embroi
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TOILETS 12 GOINVEST 42143/56/57 F & T
40/41/54/55 Courts (Guy) Ltd 38-39 Pents
ENTRANCE/EXIT 16/17 Ministry of Culture 20-21 Nation
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TCL Group
Best Buy Auto Rentals
Guyana Variety Store
Cell Point
Nexus Machinery
New Line Aquq Farm
I-Learn Computer
Sky Universal

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- V INO~IV if'
S ECURITY_________ ''

(1) The Guyexpo 2006 Secretariat will provide 24 Hours Security on the Exhibition Site.
(a) Internal/Private Security throughout the hours of the exhibition.
(b) After closure of Auditoriums and Buildings, Internal/Private Security and Canine Units
will patrolAuditoriums and Buildings.
(c) The Guyexpo 2006 Secretariat will have plain clothes
Security between crowds in both Auditoriums/International
Pavillion and Grounds for your security.
(2) All Auditoriums/International Pavillion will be closed at 22:000 Hours sharp every evening,
except for Sunday evening when closure will be extended to 23:00 Hours.
(3) Management will not be responsible for any loss or damage to equipment or personal
property suffered by any company/individual during the exhibition. You are therefore urged to
pay strict attention to your exhibits and personal property throughoutt the exhibition.
(4) Private uniformed Security will be strategically placed in both Auditorium build-
ings/International Pavillion and on the Grounds throughout the duration of the exhibi-


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(1) Construction of all Exhibitors' booths(s) must
be completed by Monday 23rd October 2006.
(2) Franchise booth (s) must be completed by noon, Tuesday 24th
October 2006.
(3) Construction of all booths in Auditorium buildings must not
exceed the maximum height of eight 2.5 m.
(4) All exhibitors must ensure that the constructed booth(s) do
not exceed the allocated 2.5m x2.5m' floor space per booth.
(5) Exhibitors must ensure that their surroundings/access to corridors are
kept clean and clear at all times prior to and during-the period of the
(6) Franchise Holders must ensure adequate Fire protection
equipment is available in case of emergency.
Dismantling of Booths:
Dismantling of structures must be completed and carted away within three
(3) days after closure of the exhibition, that is, by the very latest 15:00 hours on
Friday 3rd November 2006. Failure to dismantle your booth within the stipulated
time, will result in the Guyexpo 2006 Secretariat carrying out this exercise and
disposing of material as seen fit.
'Electrical outlets' provided by Guyexpo 2006, 'must not be removed by
Exhibitors/Franchise Holders or tampered with'.
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(1) All Exhibitors are reminded that with effect from 08:00 hours on
Thursday 26th October, 2006, 'No Parking' will be allowed in front
of the Main and Annex Auditorium Buildings and on feeder roads to
and from both of these buildings.
(2) Exhibitors are hereby notified that parking arrangements are in place
for 'Exhibitors' Vehicles on the designated parking lot, North of the
Main Auditorium and parallel to the out-door stage, north along the
perimeter fence.
(3) We also wish to remind you that entry is through the South Gate
with your authorised Guyexpo 2006 Vehicle Pass/Sticker, which
'must be affixed' to the inside front windscreen of the vehicle.
Vehicles failing to comply with this requirement will not be allowed
to enter the compound. Exit is via the Northern perimeter road
through the Garnett Street Gate and North to Dennis Street.
(4) Traffic Arrangements will be put in place for the duration of the
exhibition as follows:-
Traffic flow will be East along Duncan Street and left into the
Eastern Highway and an immediate right into the
Compound's South Gate for Entrance.
After exiting the compound, travel West along Garnette
Street to Sheriff Street for Exit.
The Guyana Police Force will advertise these arrangements in
the local print media, with effective hours and will rigidly
enforce same with their Traffic Ranks.


S The lead agency of the Government of Guyaia for foreign & domestic investment.



GUYEXPO SPECIAL Sunday, October 22, 2006

MAIN AUDITORIUM September. 2006 List of Parlicipants for GuyExpo "2006"

20/7/2006 Admaddiya Muslim Jana'at 18&19 2 Education Mr. Abdool A. Khan 198 Almond & Oronoque Sts 226-7634 223-8834
31/7/2006 Aids Guyana 82 & 83 2 Services
.31/7/2006 Cancer Institue of Guyana 9 1 Services Mr. Thomas Eversley G.P.H.C Compound 225-5701
7/8/2006 Cheddie Jagan Research 80 1 Services Mr. Mohamed Sattaur- 65-67 High Street Kingston 223-7524 223-7523
:17/8/2006 Chronicle 46 & 47 2 Services Ms. Ava Singh Lama Ave. Bel Air Park 225-4475 225-0663 classic advt(
:20/8/2006 Comfort Sleep 14.15,27&26 4 Furniture Mr. Dennis Charran 49 Eccles Industrial E.B.D 233-3013 233-3024 comslee
22/8/2006 Courts (Guy) Inc. 40,41.54&55 4 Furniture Karen/Leslie/Molly 25-26 Main Street Georgetown 225-5886 227-8751
4/9/2006 ECI Lawns Engineering Mr. Raul Jagmohan 39-40 Friendship E.B.D 266-3173 226-3176,
4/9/2006 Ethnic Relations Commission 66 1 Services Mr. Raschid Osman 66 Anira & Peter Rose Street 231-6265
4/9/2006 European Commission 26 & 27 2 Services Mr. Javin Singh 11 Sandal Place Stabroek 226-4004 226-2615
4/9/2006 F&T Designs 42-43f56-57 4 Furniture Ms. Ruthlyn Francis 13 Land of Canaan EBD 626-0492 ruthlyn
:19/9/2006 GBTI 56-57142-43 4 Financial Services Ms.Collette Lyken 47-48 Water Street G/Town 226-8431 227-1612
19/9/2006 Go Invest 12 1 Government Mr. Geoffry Da Silva 190 Camp & Church Streets 225-0658 225-0655
.19/9/2006 Guyana National Printers Ltdi Lawns Services Mr. David Collins 1 Public Road La Penitence 226-1489 226-5188
19/9/2006 Guyana Police Force Lawns Services Mr. John Saucer Police Head Quarters Eve Leary 225-5401
19/9/2006 Guyana Revenue Authority 36 & 37 2 Services Ms. Marcia Harris ; 210 E Albert & Charlotte Sts 227-7672
19/9/2006 Home Health Education Servicesi 78&79 2 Information Tech Mr. Nigel Lake 222 Peter Rose & David Streets 226-5768 223-8142
19/9/2006 Housing Services Guyana 67 1 Home Decor Mr. V. Bholasing Lot 01 La Penitence (GNSC Ltd) 611-7944 611-7935
22/9/2006 Kreative D6cor 34 1 Services Ms. Sabrina Rose 143 Annex House Regent St. 226-1586
22/9/2006 Leap 22,23,24&25 4 Services Mr Neil Fraser 97- 98 Republic Avenue 444- 6256
25/9/2006 Melsha A.B.C & D Furniture Mr Dorl Mahadeo 85 MonRepos E C.D 220-9496 2206828
25/9/2006 Min.Youth Culture & Sports 16&17 2 Government Mr Lennox Canterbury 71-72 Main & Quamina Streets 226-3665 226-8549
26/9/2006 National Road Safty Con. 20 & 21 2 Services
26/9/2006 Nesha Flower Land 30-32 3 Home Decor Ms Yasmin Deonauth 81 Camp Street Georgetown 227-3553 225-2340
.26/9/2006 Penta Paints 38 & 39 2 Home Decor Ms. Pamela Ho-Yow La Penitence 225-1008
27/9/2006 Pharmaceuticals Unlimited Inc. Lawns Tourism Mr. Mike Charles
27/9/2006 Republic Bank (Guy) Ltd. 1,2&3 3 Financial Services Mr Archibald 38 Water Street G/Town 226-4091 227-2921
29/9/2006 Scotia Bank 10 & 11 2 Services Mr. Ricardo McKlmon 104 Carmichael Street 225-9222 225-9309
29/9/2006 Starcomm 68-76 9 Furniture Mr. Keith Munsar Albert Street Georgetown 227-7995 227-7994
2/10/2006 Steel Pro 44,43158-59 4 Furniture Mr. Ivor Bumbury 37 Victoria Road Plaisance 222-2496 222-3913
6/10/2006 Toolsie Persaud Ltd. 51,52 &53 3 Home Decor Mr. Mohan Harnanari 10-12 Lombabd & Sussex Sts. 227-1649 226-2554
3/10/206 Total Protection System Inc. 63-65 3 Services Ms. Anasha Ally 274 Peter Rose & Forshaw Streets 231-5674 231-5674
Total 71

MAIN AUDITORIUM Septembei. 2006 List of Paiticipants foi GuyExpo "2006"

Total 71
6/10/2006 Caribbean Star 60 1 Services Ms Erica Lake Antigua
6/10/2006 Guy Furn.MFG.Ltdr Stage Furniture Mr. Dinesh Singh 49-58 Inudtrial Estate BV ECD 220-2452 220-8530 qtm@networkqy ,_I com
7/10)2006 Help & Shelter 48 1 Services Ms. Margaret Kartious Homestreact Avenue 225-4731 227-8353, coml
10/10/206 Indonesia 61 1 Services Ms Dymantie Legiman Suriname
10/101206 Laparkan Lawns Services Mr. Donald Singh 34-37 Water Street GSTown 226-6072 225-6548 fogartysupermarketf''
12/10/206 Musawwiru Production Lawns Craft Mr Sean Hopkinson K20-1001 Perry Street Tucville 223-1997 abdulhack3102@ya no aorm
13/10/206 P.D. Contractors 77 1 Furniture Mr. S. Shahid P' Blackenburg W C D 609-0319
13/10/206 PAHO 62 I Services Mr Keith Burrowes Buckdam
13/10/206 Plants Shop Lawns Horticulture Ms. Indrawatie Doodnauth Lot 1 Lamaha Street kitty 227-1136 __
13/10/206 Roraima Airways Lawns Tourism Ms. Debra Gouveia R8 Eping Avenue Bel Air Park 225-9648 225-9646j ral@rorairnaair.'a, corn
13/10.206 The Infinity Clour Shop 49 & 50 2 Home Decor Mr. Shantie Persaud 29-30 Princess & High Streets 226-7663 226-4399 ,
13/10/206 Total Aircargo Sales 13 1 Services Ms. Cicely Ceres 5-9 Lombard Street G/Town 226-7994 226-7448 totalaircargo@ ,,-.. o corm
13/10/206 "/V'AF- Guianas 4 1 Services Mr. Patrick Williams 87 Ituni Street Issano Place 223-7802 223-7801 ppwIlliams@, Q .-.
.16/10/206 Ministry of Health 5 & 6 2 Serv ice s Pet rrmanent Bric kdar......
16/10/206 Small Business 35 1 Services Mr. Patrick Zephyer
_Total 83__

AUDITORIUM ANNEX September. 2006 List of Participants for GiJExpo "2006" Page: I

14/7/2006 Tropical Shippirn: 198.20 2 Shipping Ms Glenis Hodge 2-9 Lombard Street 227-7203 2.'7-7 202 m__ cqhudy,3c.ti' nri
24/7/2006 Alesie Guyana 41..-38 3 2 P rce s F on d Ms Hodiha Peters Alesie Ave Ruimzeight W C D 269-0025 .q-n i1724 alesre r`yi1'solutln '000 net
24/7.2006 Arnanda's Costurne Je-'.cler',. 1.2&3 3( Craft r- thr ti i.ha Chan.-inni 132 Regent Street Georgetown 223-521-5
26/8/2006 .rAn!e! G3riffithi Lawmns Grounds Mts .Ane Ia ." li0ith NIorth Sophia 628-4064 .
7/8/2006 Anthony's Creation 95&96 2 Craft Mr Anthony Hopkinson 226 South Ruimveldt G/Town 226- 1582 ______
9/8/2006 Caribbean Container 63.&64 2 Packalin i| Ml Zulfikar Sandally Farm East Bank Demerara 265 4224 21 ulk .A:s@cL 'iy ic' a comr
15/8/2006 Caricorn Rice Mill 42 1 Piocess Food rli Ossie Davy Anna Regina Essequlbo__ _
18/3/.2006ir Calt FProduction .' DeHsiln, 5 1 Craft M. Boston Duib.n & High Street 226 4321 ...
22/8/2006 De Kulture Ambassardor 90&931 2 Craft Mr David Mnmrrson 38 Metriman's Mall Bourda 645-33144
22/10/2056 Deb's Enterprise 12 1 .at Mr. iDeblloli. Do.y 82 Albeil & Recent Road Bourda 223 3574
'22/2006C Dieo 49 ,&. lII 2 F' e... Ir J Mu .. :,u tui F P rtabLi 1 Public Road Ruirnveldl 226-8 3 12.,1 6,_;__
25/'8/2006 Ebonyu & lvoyIv 4 1 rC '1 L.,.iii', Chuni Lethlun m- Rupuiunti 772 2.21
4/9/2005 Grove C aft Piod.jtiuiin ILb &. 15 2 CIl' t Mi C;.1 ri', edii F i .j nd .ii ove Station Street EC D P. 261 211.1 '.'"'t; ,E..'
4/'3/2006 GUYAPLIJS Irrimpo.r,. 61,82 2 2 P ,tei_,.. F.uu I.. Ju Mer. IIntl, 57 S.;-ndyLabb Street i.ltaly 6 11r1 t *I ,j i, S r t;l .i, '4,nT
I/9/2006 I PF'.E.D 84 _& 3E 2 -i.fl M' Haii _ul .?53 S uth Road EuBoruda 22'' 2 1, ; .. iiiut'ii 1i1l nti'd' __
1J29.3'2dU E, u!k..e/Haie l'is.;:i.:,i4 '292, '_.31, _-14 c r ii-iil I..1; : Dl'idl _...:iii' alt, O ld Ro id 'v..1t it D 7 l:, I 1,7 ig,\. _". "'4'_
19/9/,2,06I Ja1 ,tVi.kik.. 10 1 I _-i-l [%.,li : in, : i'Hu '.:h 5? Station Steet i te ty 227 C:'. t' Jui.i J .fl .u i i . ...
19.t'0." jiju6 Je.,vi, l Pld:._ F .-1 1,_7 1 Ci .1 1.1. 'i_."' i nt'r-i __ 77 R, b SDieet La,',.'tnv..ri .. 22- 17.1 : ri, 1 2,171'.I .iit., 'l. ni, ,i _. ....
19/9/2006 K. Gem W'./orld 7&E 2 aft Ms Kaen _______
19/9/2006 kMor J'Von 78 &.. 87 2 Car rent r, R Mi. r.nn rindl1.,, 17 South Ruimveldlt ai, 2t I. 'Pal .'' rii'iiivl n il h _
1g9/92. 06 vll05 ',cMu.av.,.wiru Production 11 1 Caft ~_ Mi Sear H'pFkin.on 1 0-1001 Perrl' Street 1 ucvillp, 221 l-'i1? tr'lyullh. r Tl: i0., 2ht n h m _e
19/7/2FI06 l'.larrmicoI 39-3,40 .,o2 'PiocesI = Fo'iud B I utl :uI. i _ Airg Ul.ia East Bank Deni.ia o; [-.l. 1; .' l, C .i; lll.ili n.' .h. ,tlihlu _
19Y9/2006 lewv G.M Cl 74,75 76 3 Po'i:e.s F d rii. i .lzN arn Hus.san :7F Ro .hb Alexander Stlet7s 2- ?77-111 ii ict. ..iy_' m
19/9/2006 New GPC Inc. 77183 2 Pharmaceutical Ms Aileen Trim Al Farm, East Bank Dem 2 5-4261.' 5.2J2' mnriiiknttinji,' .1i L- coln"
19/9/2006 Porneroon Oil Mill 48 1 Poress Food Mi. PRihard Shew 16 Mud Lot ktingston 223-.73-7-4 2.2 l iiil.,rflla.' 1 [ii.', hino 'nm
19.9/2006 Prestige Manufacturing .67 1 Process. FooId MI- iv Mokesh Persaud 10 La Grange \VW B D 264- 3720 2' 3 12. __ ii y ..ot gy
19/9/2006 SB Unique Art & Craft 8&9 2 Craft Ms. Surnintra Bacclhus North Sophia
S19/9/2006 South West Galler-. Lawns Horticulture t(.Craft Mis Milisa Sawak 195c Cnamp Street S/C/Burg 226 -286 226-2882 ,-.ti;'ii.n ,'. om

19/9/2006 Triple Star Enterprise .66.16g6 2 Pincess Food Mr Slitathal Area "l1" Le Ressouvenir EC D 220 2818 -
19/9/2006 Twins Mfg Chemists 828.S3 2 Pharmaceutical Mi. Shafeek Ferouz 30 Industrial Estate R/,eldl 225G6321 227_7-.1 twincien2ya'l. t -ia
Total B/F 5'

j GUYEXPO SPECIAL Sunday, October 22, 2006

AUDITORIUM ANNEX September. 2006 List of Pamicipants tfo GuyExpn "2006" Page: 1

C__F 51
19/9/2006 GUYSUCO 89,70 871 3 Agri Processing Ms.Roxanne Greenidge Ogle Estate E.C.D 222-6030 222-6048
19/9/2006 Arawak Leather Craft 18 1 Craft Mr. Richard Winter Comacak Mines Linden 442-3481
20/9/2006 Avon Products 13 1 Cosmetics Ms. Denise Azeez 339 Cummings Street C/Burg 227-4971
20/9/2006 Bakewell 26 1 Process Food Mr. Jacob Nanan 18 North Road Bourda 225-7431 226-8671 bakewell@networksy.corn
20/9/2006 Barbados Investment Dev. Co. 43-46 4 Process Food Mr. Bert Wilkinson
20/9/2006 Candace's Jewellery 12 I Cosmetics Ms. Candy Charles Gafoors Mall Houston 622-4294
20/9/2006 Conservation International 27&28 2 Tourism Mr. Ajay Baksh 266 Forshaw Street Queenstowr 227-3171 abaksh@conser/
21/9/2006 Culture Arts Lawns Craft Ms Larraine Scott 20 Prince Williams Street 222-3386
21/9/2006 Dalgety Agricultural Products 50 & 61 2 Process Food Mr Baraka Payne 86 Robb Street Georgetown 226-8272
26/92006 Dello's Leather Esth 17& 17A 2 Craft Ms P Carrinton 37 Bagotvile W.B.D 263-5827 263-5284
26/92006 Dynas Embroidery 23 & 24 2 Craft Mr Curtis D P Souza 22 Austin Street CVille 227-8041 227-8041
26/9/2006 Exodus Craft Lawns uCraftl Mi Leslie s:pnngei 189 Public Road Good Intent 263-7017
26/9/2006 Farley's Art & Craft 86 1 Craft Mr. Jack Farley Melanie 270-4610
27/9/2006 Floralee Craft 25 1 Craft N Ms. Leeann Jabour 9 Lamaha Street G/Town 223-8125
27:/92006 Guyana eology & Mines 57, 58 &59 3 Mining Ms. Patrcia Hackett Upper Brickdam 225-2274 225-2274
27/9/2006 Guyana Lands & Surveys 52, 53 & 54 3 Services Mr. R. Rambarran 22 Upper hadfield Street 226-6877 226-4052 rambarranwi@yahoo.corn
28/9.2006 HAB International 22 1 Services Mr. Gregory Seeram 1 Eccles Public Road E.B.D 233-2495 233-2499. swiss@hoirnail.comr
28/9/2006 Heart Core Lawns ___Craft Mr. Kenneth Nelson 18 J Duncan Street CANille 225-7428
2/10'2006 Iwokrama Internationial 55 &56 2 Services Ms. Annalise Bayney 7 Hh Street Kingston 225-1504 225-9199 abayney@i,
2/10.,'20006 Katsun Enterprise 80 & 81 2 Cosmetics Ms. Kathy Lutchmedial 267 Atlantic Gardens E.C D 220-6515 katy@katsun.corn
2/10.2006 Kenneth Springer Lawns Craft Mr. Kenneth Springer 20 Prince Williams Street 222-3386
3/10/2006 Meta Airlines as Lawns __Tourism Ms. Andrea Adams 303 Church Street Queenstown 225-5315 225-5315 yamille@amrrail com
3/100/2006 Michael Tullo-h Lawn-s Craft Mr Michael Tulloch 16 Per6 Street Kitty 227-6818 .6 andre
3/10,/2006 Ministry ofAgncoulture .29-38 10 Agrn Processint ,Mr John Wolford Regent Road Bourda __
4/10/2006 Pesticide & Toi.C Cihenmical 73 I Agrn ProcesMing ,Mr Basdeo Daraka Regent Road Bourdat 225-1045 225-0954
5/1 10/2006 Pharmaceuaticals i nlimnitedi nc Lawns Tourism Mr Mike Charles 1 Snesdyke E EB D 624-7366
6/10/2006 Sterling Products Ltd Lawns Process Food Mr. Ramsey All Providence EBD 265-4952 265-4956 __
5/10,/2006 Telsil Enterprise Ltd 79 I Cosmetics MIr Telford ______________
6/10/2006 Tropical Flavor Lawns Process Food Mr R Ramrattan 85 David Street KI itty 226-0476
T10.10'206 V B Ente pse 47I- 1 Process Food Mr Trevor Button 2776 South Ruimveldt Park _21-1979, 663-9C554
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FRANCHISE-Food & Bev Septembei. 2006 List of Participants foI GuyExupo "2006"

16/8/2006 Ansa Meal Franchlise Mr Ravel Seer Lnt 1 La Penitance G/Town 227-5286 ,.7-5299 ravel seer@ Lansamcal com
31/8./2006 Bank's Di H Ltd I Franchise Mr George McDonald P 0 Box 10194 Thirst Park 226-2491 22 -6523
4.092106 BEEFPAT'. Fr-anchise !Mr Apn.r do I imshnalall 10i0-101 pe,'en St-Ieet G/Tn.,n 225-12c2 _
15./9.2006 Carnille Food Franmhise Ms Colene Np,,.sun 29 Fort Street Lins.on GrTow n 225-6
199.'i2006 i hilly's B I 1 Fracii hise ml Iadirvell 7 Public Road E B D 226 -59
25/9.2006 Desptat's i eative 1 Franchise Ms Patri,-a Hel'wvq 1: I Rnhini.ii Street Prshad Ngar 27-OLG4 despat@netwoiksgy.conm
26,/9.2006 Elizabeth Legall 1 Franchise tMs Elizabeth Leqall A&B Cerretry Road Lodge 231-5649
26/9/2006 Francine's Fish Shop 1 Franchise Ms Francine Dickie 47 Sherift & Garnett Streets 231-1535
27/9/2006 J R. Burgeis I Franchise Mi buiren Singh 3 Sandy Babb Street Kitty 226-5225
27/9/20063 JD Ice Cream Van 1 Franchise Mr John Da Silva 307 Suntlcwei Close S,'Rveldt 218-3021
28/9/2006 K & VC Snacknette 1 Franchise Ms Kelly Clarke 233 South Road Lacytown 225-0198
28/9/2006 KFC 1 Franchise M:-. Solonge Pertab 1 Public Road Ruimveldt 1226-863 2:5-2366 didcokfc@guyana-net gy
29/9/92006 Malcolm Dutchin 1 Franchise Mi Malcolm Dutchin 46 Pere Street kitt-,' 649-5986
29/9/2006 Mr Softee Ice t ream & Bar 1 Franchise Mr Shahied Azeez 3283 Home Place S/Rveldt 661-4292
2/10/2006 New Thriving Resturant 1 Franchise Mlir John Young 37 Camp & Brickdam 223-9629
2/10/2006 NP Fry Chicken 1 Franchise Mr Estwick Northe 344 Middle & East Street 609-1400 226-2770 ODANIO23@yahoo. com
4/10/2006 Rosebub Cafeteria 1 Franchise Mr Donald Singh 34-37 Water Street ceorgetown 225-8351 225-6548 lpkfreight.guy(
7/10/2006 Triple K 1 Franchise Mr Gavin Lynch M-53 Guyhog 231-9145
12/10/206 Warren King Promotions 1 Franchise Mi Warren King 652 East Riurnveldt H/Scheme 629-2176 227-5300
13/10/206 Wendy's Spices Dish 1 Franchise Ms. Wendy Mabchester Village C/Berbice 337-3116
16/10/206 Wind Jammer Resturant 1 Franchise Mr. Carey Griffith 47 Queen Street Kitty 227-7478 ____
20/10/206 Royal Castle 1 Franchise Mr. T. Brasse 52 Sheriff & Garnette Streets 227-0136 227-3040 royal@networkspy corn

4i New PAVILLION September, 2006 List of Participants for GuyExpo "2006"

21/7/2006 Adzer Enterprise Inc. Lawns Windows Mr. Carlos Adams 8 Sheriff Stree t G/Town
17/8/2006 Air Master 52 1 Information Tech Mr. Mark Lewis 50 Russell St. Charles Town
15/9/2006 Amazon Caribbean Lawns Process Food Mr C Nedd 46 First Avenue Subryanville 226-2828 .cymeonibarima.coom
18/9/2006 Annie & Sheena's Variety 2 Garment Ms. Annie 64 Robb & King Streets 226-2972
19/9/2006 Autotronics 10&11 2 Information Tech Mr. Kevin Venture 12 Ujaama Housing Scheme 220-2915 220-1254 gtfallman@y,,'ahoo.corn
19/9/2006 Best Buy Auto Sales 65-70 8 Electronics Mr. Richard Singh 2 Lamaha Street Queenstown 225-4123 227-5926 singhrichaaid@hotmail.corn
19/9/2006 Bridget Alleyne Lawns Craft Ms. Bridget Alleyne 101 Barcley Street Goed Fortune 15-7491
20/9/2006 Broad Band Lawns Information Tech Mr Brian Yong 86 First Street Albertown 226-4114 223-0739 Brian@bbgy.comn
j.21/9/2006 Brutal Tracks Studio 40:-46 8 Information Tech
21/9/2006 CELL POINT 37 &838 2 Information Tech Mr. Dave Singh 120 Regent & Lacytown 223-0987
21/9/2006 Face Painting Lawns Face Painting Mr. Joel Bacchus D 55 North Sophia 610-7175
25/9/2006 Food King Lawns Process Food Ms. Celine Webster 206 Soesdyke EBD 625-4360
S25/9/2006 GINA 12 & 13 2 Information Tech Ms. Miriam Ally Home Stretch Ave. 226-6715 226-6005 miriamally(@fhotmail.comrn
25/9/2006 Gizmos & Gadget 19-23/24-27 9 Information Tech Ms. Shalima Nohar 73 Robb & Wellingion streets 225-5141 223-6004
27/9/2006 Guyana Variety Store Lawns Information Tech Mr. Richard Singh 68 Robb Street Lacytown 226-4333 225-6620 singhrichaard@hotmail.corn
28/9/2006 I-Learn Computers 28 1 Information Tech Mr. Godfrey Webster S Bent Street Wortmanville 231-6758 625-3586 w\\ebsterbrothers@ yahoo com
3/10/2006 IFPA, Essentials 8 Multi Bulders 711-78 8 Information Tech Mr. Lloyd Singh 226 B Camp Street Georgeto\wn 225-0746 225-0730
5/10/2006 Irene's Creative Handicraft Lawns Craft Ms Irens Bacchus 66 Richmond Hill Linden 444-6637 621-9303
6/10/2006 Julie' Ns La/wns Horticulture Ms. Juliet Nurse 3239 Haven Place South RVN 218-1674 629- 1949
6/10/2006 Metro Office Computer 47,48.49 6.5 4 Intormation Tech Mlr Shafeez All 127 Quamina Street C/Burg 223-9870 223-9877
9/10/2006 Morpho Production 2 Craft Ms Indra Gobind 32 South East Grove E B D 265-2042
9/10/2006 New Line Agua Farmn 1 I Agua Culture Mr. Bharli Misir 17 North Section Canal #2 624-9155 624-9151 newlinaquafarm@bbg.comn
9/10/2006 Mlachining 30 & 31 2 Metal Machining Ml Haniff Mohamed 7 Friendship E B.D 626-6555 ne\usmachining@yahoo corn
9/10/2006 S&S Baksh La/wns Games Mr. Shawn Baksh I 1168 Oove Housing Scheme 61 9-1I 105
10/10/206 TCL Guyana Inc 55-56 2 Services Ms Mark Bender 2-9 Lombard Street GiTlown 225-7520 225-7347 ___ i@tclgroup corn
3/1 0/2006 The Edge Eletronics 53,54 2 Information Tech Mr John Singh 136 Regent Street Lacytown 225-9156
3/10/2006 IU-Moibile Lawns Infornation Tech Mr Sherwvin Campbell 56 High Street Kingston 223-6531 223-6532 scaimpbell@umobilleguyana com
13/10/206 Vishnu Panday 40 & 42 2 Information Tech Ms Bibi MNane 63 Robb Street Georgetown 2256-2859 226- 2349 ib62 ppL
16/10/206i .,INN jSal ,',tt.,'' 33&32 2 Information Tech Ms Shalima Nohar 73 Robb &8. Wellington streets 225-5141 223 004 shellynnhar-toWiman _tm
16/10/206 Svwair.-ea Techrnloy 6 -9/5-2 3 Information Tech v Mi. Duane Duncan
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GUYEXPO SPECIAL Sunday, October 22, 2006

PHOTO Septenmber. 2006 List of Paricipants foi GuyExpo 2'7006"

7/8/2006 Clear View Photo Studio 1 Photography Mr. Andrew Talbot East La Penitence Post Office 227-3477 clearview I
4/9/2006 Dream Work's Photo Studio 1 Photography Mr. Orlando Price 227 South Road Lacytown 223-6360
1889/2006 Obrey's Video Centre 1 Photography Mr. ObreyJames 38 'c' Shell Road Kitty 226-1494
10/10/206 Spencer's Digital Photo Studio 1 Photography Mr. Clement Spencer Popeyes Play Park 629-3955
10/10/206 Stricking Image 1 Photography Mr. Rickford Hector 24 Hadfield Street G/Town 231-0619
20/10/206 Sophia Pace Setters Lawns Craft Mr. Trevor Heyliger 59 Dennis Street Sophia 223-9288
20/10/206 Kamouni Women's Group Lawns Craft Ms. Lucille Barker Santa Mission 629-7484


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Fact Sheet
Photo I.D Passes
Extra I.D Passes
Vehicle Passes

(1) Each
Holder is allowed 2-
photo I.D passes.

(2) Passport size
colour photos and
names of the two
Individuals must be
submitted by the
very latest
Friday 13th
October, 2006.
(3) A list of names
with corresponding
passport size
colour photos for
"Extra Worker
I.D Passes"
required, must be
submitted by the
very latest
Monday 9th October,
2006 as well.
(4) Extra passes
will cost $1,000

(5) Two (2)
vehicle pass will be
issued to all


Exhibiting Excellence

GuyExpo is here again! And CLICO invites you to participate in
Guyana's largest Trade and Investment Exposition at

The National Exhibition Centr

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This year's GuyExpo will feature a gate prize
of a brand new Mitsubishi Lancer 1.5 GDI
courtesy of CLICO. I ..


CLICO is a proud sponsor and participant in Guyexpo,
and is committed to promoting Guyana as one
of the Caribbean's major industrial and economic centres.

(6) Recycling of
passes is strictly
prohibited and will
result in the person
or persons
involved, being
barred from
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