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


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Spatial Coverage:
Guyana -- Georgetown


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 1 (Dec. 1, 1975)-
Numbering Peculiarities:
Publication suspended: Oct. 12-24, 1983.
General Note:
Sunday ed. published as: Sunday chronicle.

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University of Florida
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Major conservancy

project f or 0 ctober signing
GOVERNMENT has completed negotiations with the World Bank for a Conservancy Adaptation Project, which should be ready for signing and implementation in

Plane iretWFRS After
drunken brawl on board
ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reutersy A Russian
Splane figrng fromt St Petersburg in Russia to
D_1 oloman in 5'lbkey had to turn back midflight af-
go ter a drunen brawl over a young woman spun out
of control, police said in a statement Friday*
Three young Russians boarded the plane drunk

ASBESTOS hunt ot Uthe University of uiyant cunampuI~s, B~f~l LPBpR~~ l DRS
Turkeyen (Adrian N~arine photo)
THE University of Guyanai (Lil I Turke~,cen Campu; 19
closed to the general publl. staff and students thls
weekend to allow uninterrupled .nCess( to aljl the buildings
on the campus by a surley: Ic.lnm trling to ascenrtan the
I I 'r ,iE~P94 ~ Iextent and level of an a\.be -1.... problem there
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The woman received medical treatment at ~the airport
and the plane resumed its flight to'Ibrkey.

Thursday and "continued their party on board."
"One of them took a fancy tlo algirl but she did not want to
socialize with the new admirer," police sadi.
On rejection, the passenger slapped the: woman on her face sev-
eral times.Alnother passenger immetdiateld rose to defend her.
"A fight began, the situation started to get out of hand and the
crew.made the only right decision L to turn back."
The three drunk men were detained on landing at la St Peters-
burg airport. They faced fines of "jioxens of thousands of dollars,"
police said.

October 2007, according to Agriculture Minister Robert Persand-

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United States has suffered a
rebuff from the Secretary
General of the Organisation
of American States (OAS),
Jose Miguel Insulza, for the
hemispheric body to become
involved in the recent shut-
down of the privately-owned
Radio Caracas Television
(RCTV) by the government of
President Hugo Chavez
forced the closure of RCTV
with which there has been a
continuing hostile relationship
with his administration, by re-
fusing to renew its licence when
it expired last May, as he had

warned would be done.
RCTV has been leading a
virulent campaign against the
Chavez government, which it
claims to be a "dictatorship",
and has been urging its over-
throw in Vehezuela's "national
interest", as well as its barrage
of personal attacks on President
But, as disclosed by the
Washington-headquartered OAS
last Thursday, the US Perma-
nent Mission to the 35-member
hemispheric body called for in-
tervention in the RCTV-Venezu-
ela government dispute under
Articles 4 and 18 of the Inter-
American Democratic Charter.
However, under the Char-
ter, any initiative by the OAS
in a dispute involving a member
state must first obtain the con-
sent of the government of that
On July 9, the Venezuela
Government officially informed

the OAS that it deems the re-
quest from the US Government
"totally unacceptable".
Consequently, Secretary
General Insulza, a former For-
eign Minister and Vice-President
of Chile, last week informed the
US Mission to the OAS that the
organisation could not properly
become involved in the contro-
versy over the .Chavez
government's decision to shut-
down RCTV.
While in Barbados for the
recent 28th CARICOM Sum-
mit, as head of the OAS delega-
tion, Insulza had stated, in re-
sponse to media questions, that
despite the ongoing "war of.
words" between Washington
and Caracas, which may have to
do with "ideological issues",
both countries "continue to have
very good trade relations".
The OAS Secretary General
had also noted that President
Chavez heads a lawfully elected

government based on interna-
tionally supervised elections.
Meanwhile, the OAS Sec-
retary General, ambassador
Albert Ramdin, who had ac-
companied Insulza to Barbados
for the CARICOM Summit,
has called for "greater regional
cooperation" to address spe-
cific security issues of interest
to the entire hemisphere.
Ramdin, the Suriname-born
former Assistant Secretary
General of the Caribbean Com-
munity, said that a concerted ef-
fort at strengthening regional co-
operation on security-related
matters through "partnerships,
using existing multilateral
mechanisms", such as the OAS
and the Inter-American De-
fence Board.
He was at the time ad-
dressing the latest graduat-
ing class of the Inter-Ameri-
can Defence College at the
OAS headquarters.


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UG addresses asbestos problem

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removal of all such material,"it
The university, however,
identified the issue of fund-
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transport the excavators, ac-
cording to a statement from the
Government Information
Agency (GINA).
GINA said the machines.
will be used to strengthen the
integrity of the dam and carry
out other emergency works.
It was noted that this is
the first time excavators have
been allocated to the EDWC.

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pleted negotiations with the
World Bank for a Conser-
vancy Adaptation Project,
which should be ready for
signing and implementation
in October 2007, according to
Agriculture Minister Robert
Persaud said a World Bank
team has already submitted the

negotiated project to the Global
Environmental Facility for ap-
proval to obtain the UiS$3.8M
funding required to carry out
the project.
"Negotiations for this
project were completed on June
11 (and) the World Bank has in-
dicated its approval; signing and
implementation should be con-
cluded by the end of October

this year," Minister Persaud in-
formed Members of Parliament
during last Thursday's Sitting of
the National Assembly.
The Agriculture Minister
was responding to questions by
Alliance For Change (AFC)
Member of Parliament Mr.
Khemraj Ramjattan, on whether
there were any obstacles in the
negotiations between govern-

ment arid the World Bank in re-
lation to the project.
The grant will be used to
fund various studies, surveys
and modelling to identify pos-
sible mechanisms to expand
storage capacity of the conser-
Government has reiterated
its commitment to earring out
major works to the East

Demerara Water Conservancy
(EDWC) dam that will enhance
its capacity for storage, espe-
cially during heavy rainfall pe-
In May this year, Govern-
ment purchased two long-boom
excavators valued approximately
$90M, approved by Parliament
late last year.
An additional $28M has

THE University~ of Guyana
(UG) Thrkeyen Campus is
closed to the general public,
staff and students this week-
end to allow uninterrupted
access to all the building on
the campurs by a survey team
trying to ascertain the extent
and level of an asbestos prob-
lem there.
An extensive survey began
on the campus yesterday and
will continue today to determine
the extent of the use of asbes-
tos material on these buildings,
the amount and condition of the
material, and the sampling and
testing of the material.
Chairperson of the Asbes-

tos Committee at UG, Mr.
Melvin Sankies, in a statement
earlier in the week, said the sur-
vey is one of the measures be-
ing taken to ensure a safe cam-
pus environment and to mini-
mize any threat to the health of
staff and students.
TIhe survey team comprises
Chris Cathro, Occupational
Health and Safety Officer at the
Guyana Water Incorporated
(GWI), and Patrick Ketwaru,
Bruce Haynes, Sheldon Will-
iams, Melvyn Sankies,
Chowdan Persaud and Norris
Bellamy from the University of
The UG administration said

it regrets the inconvenience the
closure of the campus may
A few weeks ago the admin-
istration acknowledged that as-
bestos is a component in some
materials in several buildings on
the Turkeyen Campus, and in
light of the health risks in-
volved, it is making committed
efforts to address the problem
as early as possible.
According to UG, the sub-
stance is still present in some of
the oldest buildings that were
the first to be constructed on
the Turkeyen site, such as the
Social Sciences, Natural Sci-
ences, Humanities and Educa-

tion, Technology and Adminis-
The university said it has
been advised, and has already
acknowledged, that asbestos can
contribute to an unsafe environ-
ment and can be a health risk to
the inhabitants of buildings in
which the substance is present.
"The administration has al-
ready agreed that the best way of
treating the issue is to effect the re-
moval of this material from the
buildings as quickly as possible,"
UG said in a statement last month.
"It was decided to put mea-
sures in train to address the
problem in the short term to
minimise any immediate threat


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contractors to carry out repairs to the Office
Building of the Agricultural In-Service
Training and Communication Centre (AITCC)
which is located in the Guyana School of
Agriculture Compound, Mon Repos, East
Coast Demerara.

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T:he Ministry of Agriculture would like to
inform~nfarmers and the general public
that the Minister of Agriculture, Hon.
Robert M. Persaud will be holding' his
Public Day on Wl~ednesday, July 18,
2007 at Albion Community Sports
Complex from 08:30 h to 11:30 h.

Farmers and members of the public are
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By Kamran Haider
suicide car-bomber killed 24
Pakistani paramilitary sol-
diers and wounded 29 yester-
day in an attack that may be
linked to an army assault on
a radical mosque in the capi-
tal, a military spokesman
The attacker rammed his
car into a paramilitary convoy
in the North Waziristan region
on the Afghan border, 20 km
southeast of its main town of

It was the second attack
on security forces in north-
western Pakistan on Satur-
day. Two security officials
were wounded in an earlier
blast near the town of Bannu
in North West Frontier Prov-
The attacks followed the
storming of a radical mosque in
Islamabad on Tuesday in which
75 supporters of hard-line cler-
ics, most of them militant gun-
men, were killed.
"We can't say for sure
but it could be a reaction to
that," military spokesman

Major-General Waheed
Arshad said of the North
Waziristan blast when asked
if it might be linked to the
mosque assault.
Nearly 50 people have been
killed in bomb attacks targeting
troops and police in the north-
west since July 3, when secu-
rity forces in Islamabad sur-
rounded the Lal Masjid, or Red
Mosque, complex, following
clashes with gunmen based
At least one wanted mili-
tant, speaking before comman-
dos stormed the mosque, had

threatened to launch revenge at-
tacks if the mosque was as-
Many of the militants who
turned the mosque-school com-
plex into a virtual fortress, amd
many of the religious students
who studied there, were be-
lieved to have been from the
It was the most serious at-
tack on Pakistani security
forces since November when
a suicide bomber killed 42
army recruits on a training
ground in the northwestern
town of Dargai.

TOKYO (Reuters) Conser-
vative Japanese politicians,
scholars and journalists plan
to write to U.S. lawmakers
urging them to revoke a reso-
lution calling on Tokyo to
apologize for forcing women
to serve as sex slaves during
World War Two.
Arguing that there were no
sex slaves and that the women
were prostitutes, the group said
they were "surprised and
shocked" when the U.S. House
of Representatives' Interna-
tional Committee passed the
non-binding resolution last
"At~the same time, we can-
not help feeling angry and sad,"
said the group's letter posted on
the Internet, seen yesterday.
'"That is because this reso-
lution on the comfon women
issue was passed based on
wrong information completely
divergent from the historical
truth," said the letter, to be sent
to all members of the House of
The House committee's

chairman has criticized attempts
by conservative Japanese poli-
ticians to deny official involve-
ment, including a Washington

caused an uproar in March
when he said there was no proof
that the government or the mili-
tary had forced thousands of

known in Japan, and has
avoided comment on the U.S.
Japanese-American law-
maker Michael Honda, who in-
troduced the resolution,.was
quoted by the Japan Times
daily as saying that it would
probably pass the full house be-
fore the congressional term
ended in early August around
the time of a national election in
Japan has insisted that its
ties with Washington would not
be shaken by the resolution, al-
though critics say the issue re-
mains a sensitive one for the
two allies.
The group of more than 200
lawmakers, scholars and journal-
ists also submitted the letter to
the U.S. embassy in Tokyo on
Friday,. Kyodo news agency re-
Historians say thousands
of women by one estimate~
as many as 200,000 were
taken to frontline brothels to
provide sex for Japanese sol-

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South Korean Comfort women who had served the
Japanese army during World War 11 shouting slogans in
an anti-Japan rally outside the Japanese Embassy in
Seoul. REUTERS/Han Jae Ho.

Post advertisement by lawmak-
ers in June stating that the
women had worked as licensed
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

women, mostly Asians, into
sexual servitude.
But he has since apologized
to the "comfort women", as the
sex slaves are euphemistically


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nrim Einis er Patrdick
pelled claims that he was
going to Cuba for medical
treatment because of a
lack of faith in the local
health system.

ment that contrary to what
soilise ph epse vicen 1f cth
in Trinidad and Tobago.
Manning said he first sought
medical treatment in Cuba1in 1998,
because the valve replalcetne~nt sur-
gery which was requiredj to repair
the damage that was done to his
heart afterhe came don withdr~eu-
matic fever while he wa~s opposi-
tion leader, was not avanilable in this
He said that as a result of the
first surgery. he has had to return
to Cuba to undergo medicall check-
uIps. Man~ning had also twe\ clled to
Cuba in 2005, where he was fitted
with the pacemaker-a small elec-
tronic device that helps the heart
Planning rose to his feet to
h gres nthe issue an h
Ramsaran enquired about why
he was going away- to Cuba for
medical treatment if Govern-
ment was so confdent in its so-
cial services.

DECISIVE action is soon to
he taken by the Government
concerning the troublesome
inter-island airbridge, but
there is no word as to what
this will mean for the route's
only carrier, Tobago Express.
"The company has some
difficulties and the Governmenlt
is actively looking at a perma-
nent solution to the problem,"
Works and Transport Minister
Colm Imbcer said Friday.
Imbert said the Government
w~as close to a~ decision, as hle as-
serled it had to intervenle in
bringing an end to industrial ac-
tion by Tobago Express pilots
and flight attendants Friday.
"Well we're certainly not
going to allow this to con-
tinue, but to say what we are
doing is a bit premature. But
we will be taking decisive ac-
tion soon, but I don't want
to say what it is," Imbert
told the Express.

He made the assertion as he
disclosed the State was spend-
ing TT$36-$37 million on the
$100 subsidy to the $400
airbridgef1are for passengers for
the rest of this fiscal year.
Several Tobago Express
flight crews called in sick and
this forced a shut-down of the
carrier, and the airbridge service
for several hours yesterday
While the Tobago Express
management did not want to de-
f'ine yesterday's events as the
result of any deliberate action'
by its flight crews, Imbert said
he was informed that is exactly
what had happened.
"I was advised by my
Permanent Secretary that the
pilots for Tobago Express
were engaging in industrial
action, but they called it off
at about 11.30 (am)," Imbert
He said this resulted from a

team effort of high-ranking of-
ficials from his ministry and
two statutory bodies in the lo-
cal aviation sector,
"My Permanent Secre-
tary spoke to the management
of Tobago Express. We got the
Civil Aviation Authority in-
volved, we got the Airports

Authority involved and the
ministry itself got involved
and the pilots called off their
industrial action and full air
services resumed and Carib-
bean Airlines is also putting
on some additional jet ser-
vices to take up the slack,"

Prime Minister
Patrick Manning
Manning, who recently
travelled to Cuba to undergo a
routine medical check-up for the
pacemaker he received during a
surgical procedure there almost
two years ago, told the Parlia-

effort to eliminate the long
held belief that electors'
votes cannot be kept secret,
the Electoral Office of Ja-
maica (EOJ) will be enforc-
ing legislation already on
the books to cut down on in-
formation that may be passed
outside the polling station on
election day.
Director of Elections
Danville Walker, speaking Fri-
day at a Gleaner Editors' Fo-
rum at the company's North
Street head office in central
Kingston, said the EOJ would
be carefully monitoring poll
clerks and other workers to en-
sure such information is not dis-
seminated. .
"They must not pass any
information outside of the sta-
tion (about) who voted and who
they voted for," Mr. Walker
He said this law must be
enforced, especially if Jamaica
wants to eliminate garrison poli-

According to Mr. Walker, in
the 14 previous elections, elec-
tion day.workers did not enforce
this provision under Section 99
of the Representation of the
People Act.
.Under the legislation, those
found guilty of breaching this
provision may be fined up to
J'ca$80,000 or as much as five
years in prison,
The Director of Elections
said that gone should be the
days when political activists
visit persons at home and can
tell them -- based on informa-
tion they have gathered from
election day workers -- that
they have not voted and
must come to the polling sta-
tion to cast a ballot.
According to Mr. Walker,
under such circumstances, vot-
ers are often led to believe that,
if it is known that they have not
yet voted, then it is most likely
also known who they eventually
vote for. .
"If you go to v~ote or don't
vote, no one knows~. I don't care

what it cost but we have to get
there," he said.
At the same time, Mr.
Walker said that with the intro-
duction of the fingerprint sys-

ers' list.
"After fingerprints were
required, the voters' list
didn't grow (and) after five
years, it shrunk," Mr. Walker
He added that, with those
decreases in the list of elec-
tors in specific constituen-
cies, the EOJ had been able
to 'collapse' the polling divi-
sions, significantly reducing
the number of stations to
around 7,000.
Mr. Walker said that
with fewer but larger poll-
ing stations, facilitating
larger numbers of electors
at each would be more dif-
ficult for persons to accu-
rately determine which
elector voted for a particu-
lar candidate.

Director of Elections
Danville Walker
tem, some people have disap-
peared from the voters' list. He
pointed to one St. Andrew con-
stituency where, between 1993
and 1997, more than 6,000 per-.
sons disappeared from the vot-

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Aubrey Norton, on Guyana's preparedness to meet
targets outlined in the United Nations "Millennium
Development Goals (MDGs).
Yes, said Insanally, Guyana, as a "signatory to the
MDGs" was well on track to achieve the goals,such
as poverty eradication; universal primary education for
all; reducing the prevalence of HIV/AIDS; empowerment
of women and gender equity in education, while also
ensuring environmental sustainability.
For all the lingering social, economic and political
problems, including, of course, the dread crime
scene, the Guyana Government has clearly managed to
achieve significant patterns of progress, not only in the
changing infrastructure landscape, social and political
policies, but in enhancing the quality of life of the people.
Yet, much remains to be done--as friends and foes
would recognize.

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Latest U.S. salvo at CARICOM


Development Bank (IDB)--an institution
long identified with positive responses to Guyana's
social and economic challenges--came with the
announcement of its very significant US$356.5 million
debt write-off.
Of course, an end to the 'highly indebted' status,
which would free up money badly needed to sustain and
expand social welfare and economic development
programmes, brings new challenges.
For a start, having to cope with cancellation of at least
US$35 million of earlier agreed but undisbursed aid by
the IDB for various projects, including water
and sewerage services; roads, rural electrification and
allocations for SIMAP.
The IDB's announcement of the debt-write off and
new status for Guyana came as part of a package that
included other highly indebted countries in this
hemisphere--Haiti, Honduras, Bolivia and
Nicaragua. A few days later came the additionally
encouraging news of China's cancellation of an
accumulated US$15 million debt owed by this country.
All of Guyana's traditional aid donor friends, as well
as the county's private sector and social organizations
which, in a myriad of ways, had played their respective
part--and continue to do so--as the government
maintains firm commitments to achieve stated social
and economic objectives, deserve to be commended for
the new development phase being experienced.
One senses a feeling of deep pride in a statement
this past Friday from Foreign Minister Rudy Insanally in
responding to questions from PNCR parliamentarian

A further 21 percent declared they will vote for "none"-
neither the PNM, the main opposition United National Congress
(UNC) nor the Congress of People (COP), formed last year from a
fractured UNC.
This suggests, according to the normally reliable opinion poll,
that half of the electorate cannot be bothered about voting for ei-
ther the incumbent or its challengers.
Whether it is a reflection of apathy, or simply fatigue with the
low-level "politricks" in the crime-ridden twin-island state,
where racial divisions remain a major challenge, there is a related
surprising element from the Ansa MlcAl poll.
in terms of who they would vote for as Prime
Minister, the respondents had Manning just one point ahead
of the leader of the fledgling COP, Winston Dookeran, former
Governor of the Trinidad and Tobago Central Bank and a min-
While his successive administrations have chalked up a poor
performance record in dealing with the crime epidemic of murders.
and kidnapping for ransomn, Manning has quite a few trump cards
to play before announcing an election date, possibly for November.
This would include an expected national budget of election
goodies and with lots of oil and natural gas money to help his PNM's
return to power.

Now for the latest chastising from "Uncle Sam" about perceived
corruption and ineffective security in our region's sea ports
security that combine to make us vulnerable to al Qaeda-linked Is-
lamic terrorists.
It is becoming increasingly apparent that CARICOM's "secu-
rity" agenda is being externally driven; and yet to be placed within
the broad framework of social and economic development and sup-
ported by firm aid commitments from the rich and powerful na-
Although CARICOM as a group of sovereign states has never
been reluctant to cooperate with the USA in the fight against drugs,
human and small arms trafficking, and more recently terrorism, there
continues to be a high level of arrogance located in that sole super-
power that leads it to openly lecture this region, whenever it con-
siders it expedient.
That's why, in just over two weeks after the 17-point "Joint
Statement" of June 20 by President Bush and CARICOM lead-
ers during the Washington "Conference on the Caribbean--A
20/20 Vision", there could have been an insensitive release on
July 6 of a "U.S. Government Accountability Report" to Con-
gress, expressing serious concerns about corruption and lax
security at Caribbean ports.
Was "corruption" at our sea ports part of the discussion be-
tween President Bush and CARICOM leaders? Was the claimed rise

of "radical Islamic groups" in this region discussed?
While CARICOM leaders were still holding their silence on the
U.S. Government Accountability Report, there came a principled
response from the General Manager of the Caribbean Shipping As-
sociation (CSA), Stephen Belle.
He told the "BBC Caribbean Report" last week: "All of the
Caribbean ports have met the standards as laid out by the Interna-
tional Standards Organization (ISO). We are all signatories to the
International Ship Port and Facilities Security Code,of which if you

are~ not a signatory to that, vessels leaving the Caribbean cannot
call at United States ports..."
This timely, dignified intervention by the CSA's Belle in
defence of this region, contrasts with the public silence on the
continuing verbal onslaught that flows from officialdom in
Washington on issues of much national/regional importance,
relevant to our governance systems and commitment to a se-
cure and safe environment.
Since the horrific tragedies of the 9/11 terrorist attacks against
the USA, CARICOM governments have been leaned upon quite
heavily to beef up security at air and sea ports. And we did.
Many millions of. dollars have been spent on air and sea ports
security in the mutual interest of ourselves and our traditional friends
in North America, Europe and elsewhere. The significant upgradings
in sea and airport security should be known by the investigators
and authors involved with the U.S. 'accountability report'. So why
the unsubstantiated claims?
With fingers pointing to one very well-known group associated
with "radical Islamists"--the Jamaat-all-Muslimeen of Imam Abu
Bakr in Trinidad and Tobago-the "accountability report" talks
glibly of "extremist groups" in the region.
But it has provided no evidence of any other such "radical"
or "extremist" Islamic group within CARICOM.

V tie OW I n


NY OBJECTIVE assessment should
confirm that Guyana has achieved a
Gauge success with its removal, finally,
from the unflattering cate or as one of the
world's -most "highly mndebted" nations
it marks an historical milestone for this country,
battling against enormous odds, to have been lifted out
of that humiliating status, to which it had been reduced
by the long dispensation of 'governance' by the PNC, and
inherited by the PPP/C on its assumption of state power
in October 1992 with the restoration of electoral
The nightmare of collapsing infrastructure, social
decay and economic stagnation affected all segments
of the Guyanese society, irrespective of race or political
That status also mirrored not a few of the chronic
problems, including a massive brain-drain, from which
Guyana continues to-suffer,and for which there needs to
be more creative initiatives and bi-partisan political
Last week's disclosure of this nation's removal from
its "highly indebted" status by the Inter-American

IT WAS quite surprising to learn that just over
two weeks after the June 20 meeting in
IWashington between President George W
Bush and Caribbean Community Heads of
Government, this region's commitment to
cooperation against serious trans-border crimes
and terrorism should be ridiculed by U.S.
authorities in a report to Congress.
But before inquiring into, the justification for this latest salvo
from Washington--this time on alleged corruption and lax security
that contribute to making our sea parts vulnerable to feared attacks
from "radical Islamists"--I offer some observations on elections cam-
paign politics in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.
I always felt that Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller would
have announced an election date before Primle Minister Patrick Man-
When, however, she was ready to exercise that very special and
enviable privilege as head of government, the surprise had more to
do with settling for a seven-week long election campaign and not
the excitement being generated over a fixation with numerology poli-
For a party that seems determined to further improve on its
history of consecutive electoral victories, now for an uninterrupted
fifth term, I find it puzzling, from my distance here in Barbados,
that the PNP could reveal such a level of unreadiness by gambling
with a lengthy, bruising campaign, amid all the fears of likely vio-
lence. .
Whatever the "prophesy" about the number 7, and her own
fascination in humouring her critics in playing the "game of
7s", the Prime Minister's strategy may be rooted in her self-
confidence of being a much better "road-runner" in elections
campaigning than the JLP's Bruce Golding.
With the latest Don Anderson poll showing a consistently close
race, but with the incumbent PNP with a five percent lead, time
will tell how right, or wrong, was 'Sister P's gamble with a seven-
week campaign as seventh Prime Minister of a CARICOM state
with a seven-letter name! ,

Across in Trinidad and Tobago, where Manning's incumbent
People's National Movement (PNM) is widely favoured to secure
a third consecutive term, an Ansa McAl opinion poll, published
last Sunday, has brought a different kind of surprise.
Although revealing a majority vote in favour of the PNM's
return to power, 29 percent of those polled on the question of
which party they would support, fell in the "don't know" cat-

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JAMAICANS will be going to
the polls on August 27 after
Prime Minister Portia
Simpson-Miller finally
announced a date for general
We, in Trinidad and Tobago,
continue to be kept in suspense,
as Prime Minister Patrick
Manning refuses to dip into his
back pocket the place where
he said the date was being kept
- and allow the country to
collectively exhale.
Well, who knows, maybe
the Trinidadian prime minister
is waiting for his spiritual high-
priestess to give him the go-
ahead on the best time to set the
election date depending on the
planetary alignment.
In case you haven't heard it,
controversial Tele-Evangelist,
Benny Hinn claimed that Mr.
Manning, who wants to enter
the priesthood after his political
days are over, does nothing
without his high-priestess and
even advises him on government
But seriously, I'm not
sure what Mr. Manning,
declared fit and healthy last
week by his Cban he rt
calling the general elections.
I'm wondering about his
strategy about going down
the wire.
His government seems to
have done reasonably well with
the economy, although many
argue that much more could have
been done given the huge
revenues that have passed
through the national coffers
from the oil and gas sectors in
particular, over the last five
I can only speculate, but
maybe Mr. Manning is
probably waiting for the
completion of various multi-
storey buildings that are going
up all over the capital; the
additional lanes and extensions
on the highways or the
construction of government
houses throughout the country.
Maybe he is also waiting
for all the government ministries
to complete their print, video
anndtaui povppa and cc psgn
unleash on the population. I'm
told that the deadline date for
this is July. So this might be a

goThmt five-year term of
Mr. Manning's ruling
People's National
Movement (PNM) however
is fast approaching its
October end, although the
Constitution allows a
three-month extension for
the calling of elections, so
the latest date that
elaentionbc~an be held is
All the tracking polls have
put Mr. Manning's party way
ahead of others, although many
respondents have declared
Congress of the People's

Political Leader Winston
Dookeran as their best choice
Sfor prime minister,
Mr. Dookeran, a former
Central Bank governor and a
former PElanning Minister,
formed his owned party last
year after taking serious body
blows in the United National
Congress (UNC), the official
opposition party, after he was
anointed political leader by
veteran leader of the party,
Basdeo Panday, whom he felt
was the best choice to broaden
the UNC's base of the mainly
Indian population.
That changed
immediately after Mr.
Dookeran refused to be a
puppet for the executive.
The UNC has since put
Panday, who has several cases
pending in the courts, back as
the interim political leader. The
party last week also joined
forces with a number of fringe
parties with the sole intention
of "getting rid of the PNM."
My own feeling about the
Alliance UNC is that the
accommodation cannot be
sustainable if it is based on the
single pupse of "getting rid of

With the accommodation
or agreement based on such
weak foundation, the
marriage of convenience is
doomed to fail.
Without that bonding of a
deeper common agenda of
where it wants to take the
country, besides "getting rid of
the PNM" I can't see how the
Alliance UNC could survive.
There's now a bit of
gentlemanly squabble about
who should lead the. Alliance
UNC, with one of the leaders
declaring that with Mr.
Panday's long string of court
troubles, he was not an
attractive choice with the wider
population outside his base
Bride-in-waiting Kamla

Persad-Bissessar, named the
parliamentary opposition leader
when Mr. Panday was given a
jail sentence after being found
guilty of not declaring money in
a London bank account, added
to the confusion, when she said
this week that she was asked to
lead the Alliance UNC, which
was denied by the venerable
leader himself and others who
make up the fragile
The COP, meanwhile, is the
only opposition party that
continues to focus on issues
facing the country.
They have refused to be
sidetracked with the usual
criticism by the UNC ( which
seems to be focusing its
attack more and more on the
COP, rather than on the
PNM) or by shenanigans thlt
they were a COrPse or the
ridiculous re-naming of Mr.
Dookeran by the UNC, as Mr.
The COP has been
actively dealing with issues
that seem to be dead with the
other parties, such as
agriculture and tourism.

elec ions are g aringup- am a
battle for control of the
economy, one of the most
vibrant and fastest growing in
the Caribbean and in the
Western Hemisphere.
The party which controls
the majority of the 41
constituents 39 in Trinidad
and 2 in sister-isle Tobago -
wins the elections. In the 2002
General elections, over 600,000
people were eligible to vote.
The voting figure will increase
by several thousands more in
this coming elections.
With the oil and gas-based
economy heading into its 13th
consecutive year of economic
growth, a main feature of the
election's campaign
centered on the management of
the economy by the ruling

The economy continues to
do well, growing by 12 percent
last year, following growth rate
of 8 percent in the previous
The main impetus for the
economic expansion in 2006
was the 20.6 percent increase
in activity in the energy
sector, which itself
experienced a 16.9 percent
increase in the exploration
and production of oil and
natural gas, combined with a
37.4 percent increase in the
refining of these products.
The energy sector which
accounts for about 40 percent
of GDP has averaged an annual
growth rate of 14 percent since
2000, so it is very central to the
country's prosperity.
The government in a recent
review of the economy said
there were positive aspects in
many areas including an historic
achievement of "full
employment" with recorded
unemployment rate of 5 percent
between October-December

The size of the economy~
doubled since 2000, achieving
current GDP of TT$114.5
billion in 2006, from TT$51A
billion six years ago.
The Heritage and
Stabilisation Fund in which un-
budgeted oil revenues are
invested increased from TT61.2
billion in 2004 to TLT$8.7'9
billion at the end of 2006.
Of course, crime, the single
major issue affecting the
population at large, will be
another hot issue in the political
The PNM will have to
defend its poor recoul of seeig
murders and kidnapping luih

un~der ateir watch despite the
mo~as~t sop~histicated aerial
devises Hlmoe police vehicles,
mnore training and the
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IN a most remarkable
development following
closely on the heels of a
meeting in Washmngton
between U~.S. President
George W Bush and heads of
government of Caribbean
Community (CARICOM)
States, the United States has
taken an action at the World
Trade Organisation (WTO)
that will hurt the economies
of Caribbean banana
exporting countries.
The United States, which
does not export bananas, lodged
a complaint on June 29th to the
WTO against the banana
importing regime of the
European Union (EU) saying
that it harms exports from Latin
Amdrican nations such as
Ecuador, Honduras, Panama and
On July 12th, the Dispute

Settlement Body of the WTO
agreed to set up a panel to
examine the U.S. complaint
against the EU bananariegime.
Undoubtedly, the decision
of the Panel will go the route of
every other panel that has
pronounced on this issue since
May 1997: it will instruct the
EU to change its banana
importing regime to stop any
advantage, however minuscule,
that African, Caribbean and
Pacific (ACP) states enjoy.
This is because WTO rules
- made up largely by the
world's richest nations
especially the U.S. and the EU
- states in general terms that the
rules apply equally to all
however large or small, rich or
poor. In this connection, the EU
banana importing regime would
be wrong to give any advantage,
however slight, to small and
vulnerable countries.
The EU regime, which
has been battered since 1997
because of challenges at the
WTO led by the U.S., does
give a little advantage to

small Caribbean countries to
supply a minuscule' amount of
the EU's banana imports.
And, this is the point: it is a
little advantage for only a
very small share of the
market. Equity and fairness
should dictate that a little
advantage in these
circumstances is wholly
In the process of these
challenges, CARICOM banana
exporting countries saw the
industry decline, foreign
exchange earnings decrease and
unemployment rise. The lives
of simple people were thrown
into confusion.
If this most recent request
by the U.S. government for a
WTO Panel wasn't' so
seriously harmful to small
Caribbean countries, it would
be laughable.
Just imagine; the U.S.
appears to be defending
Nicaragua against the
CARICOM states. Yet, it is the
Nicaraguan government that has
joined Venezuela's President

Hugo Chavez in denouncing the
Bush administration and in
creating the Bolivarian
Alternative to the US initiative
for a Free Trade Area of the
The reality, however, is that
it is not any of the ~Latin
American nations named in the
complaint that the U.S. is
trying~ to protect; it is U.S.
multinational companies such as
Chiquita that have large banana
plantations in these countries.
It was these multinationals
who were behind the first US
complaint to the WTO back in
Election campaign
contributors to both the
Republican and Democratic
Parties, the multinationals
called in their chips with
former U.S. President Bill
Clinton whose Democratic
Party administration lodged
the first complaint that began
the crippling of the banana
industry in CARICOM
states. They followed up with
the Republican Party
administration of George W
The insatiability of these
multinationals is astounding.
Latin American banana
exports to the EU largely from
the plantations controlled by
Chiquita, Dole and Del Monte
- already have four-fifths of the
market. The remaining paltry
onle-fifth is shared between the

ACP countries.
How much more can they
possibly earn from another one-
fifth of the market, and have
they no care for the small
farmers in the ACP markets who
barely eke out a living from
their hard toil?

Having refused itself to
comply with a WTO Panel
ruling that found against the
U.S. and in favour of the
small Caribbean island,
Antigua and Barbuda, over
internet gaming, the USTR's
office boldly states in its
complaint against the EU
banana regime that: "The EC
failed to bring its import
regime for bananas into
compliance with its WTO
obligations by the end of the
reasonable period of time". It
seems that rules can be
conveniently invoked and
even more conveniently
In all of this the ACP
States and the poor farmers who
are affected by the process are
by-standers. On the face of it,
they are not thie party about
whom the complaint is being
made. The matter is between
the U.S. and the EU neither
of whom will lose anything -
and the ACP has no standing in
the matter except as its victims.
African, Caribbean and
Pacific countries and their
small banana farmers would
be justified in feeling let
down by the U.S. If there ever
was a moral case for
claiming that a country has
gone "bananas", this surely
must be it.

Responses to:

And what about the US
itself? Could the U.S. Trade
Representative's office not seek
to persuade the U.S.
multinationals not to wound
small farmers in the ACP more
than the thousand cuts they
have already been dealt and from
which they are steadily
The answer is self-evident.
Reading the text of the U.S.
complaint to the WTO, it is
quite remarkable how bereft of
any embarrassment the USTR's
office can be.

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THE New York Times has
been wrong on Iraq for so long
that it has become tradition,
and they respect tradition at
the Times. Its Monday edito-
rial calling for an immediate
US withdrawal from Iraq
caused a great stir in the
United States: "It is time for
the United States to leave
Iraq,without any more delay
than the Pentagon needs to
organize an orderly exit."
But an "Lorderly exit"'is not
a real option any more, and
in any case that is not where
the logic of American politics
leads in the short run.
It would still be possible to
get the 160,000 American
troops out of Iraq without
scenes reminiscent of the UTS re-
treat from the Chosin Reservoir
in Korea (1950). let alone the
British retreat from Kabul
There would be embarrass-
ing TV clips as jubilant Iraqi
rnobs looted the Green Zone.
but the token British force in
Basra and the US troops hold-
ing the supply lines uip to
Baghdad can still get out south-
wards via Kuwait, w-hile the
bulk of the American force could
w-ithdraw north to the friendly
territory of Kurdistan aInd
evacuate by air from there.
The problem is the collabo-
rators. Tens of thousands of
people will probably be killed
if they don't leave Iraq when
the Americans do, from humble
drivers and translators all the
way up to senior political and
military figures who are too
closely identified with the US
occupation forces. But given the

current state of American opin-
ion about Arabs and terrorism,
the United States will not wel-
come Iraqi refugees today in the
same way that it took in Viet-
namese refugees thirty years
The. US is already being
strikingly less generous than
European countries in accepting
Iraqi refugees, while by far the
greater part of the refugee bur-
den falls on Jordan and Syria.
But if the United States isn't
going to save the collaborators
(and it isn't, apart from a few
high-profile names who know
the US ambassador personally,
their deaths will be the roadside
counter-point to the eventual
American withdrawall.
However, for all the drama
in Washington as one high-pro-
file Republican senator after an-
other loses faith in the war, and
all the theatrics in the US Con-
gress about deadlines for "troop
drawdowns," there will be no
w~ithdrawal of American troops
from Iraq this year. anrd almost
celrtainly not nexut year- either.
For the NewE York\ Times did
get one thing right' ]'resident
Bush s strategy now i: to pass
the problem (and the blame) to
his successor.
"'It is, frighiteningly
clear," wrote the Tlimles edi-
torialist. "that M~r. Bush's
plan is to stay the course as
long as he is president and
dump the mess on his succes-
sor." What he or she did not
say is that most other politi-
cal forces in Washington are
content to go along with that
strategy,even if they must
publicly insist otherwise.

All political attention in
Washington is now fixed on the
November, 2008 election. That
is already too close for a high-
speed American withdrawal
from Iraq to be forgotten before
the voters go to the polls, so
mainstream Republican opinion
will back Bush's strategy down .
to 2009 even in the knowledge
that it will ultimately fail. The
alternative, an early withdrawal,
is probably worse in terms of
the election outcome in Con-
(I suspect that senior Re-
publican strategists assume that
the presidency is already lost.)
The same logic would dic-
tate that the Democrats should
push hard for an early with-
drawal. in the belief that the dis-
tressing scenes tha~t would ac-
company it would hurt the Re-
publicans badly. But the Demo-
crats lack the confidence to act
on that belief. Indeed, theyr sus-
pect that they will end up with
aI lot of the blame for the US de-
fealt in Iraq no matter what they

If the Demlocr~ats ilrced a
:rl.o~p wilthdrawal now. thle Re-
pub'licaninsr wolld accuse them of
"stabb~ing America in thle back."

win theC 2(008 elc~tIonI then the
d~isstler w~ill ha~ppe~n on their
watch. and the fickle public will
,llrealdy have forgotten who, re-
ally caused it. So "oes the
pievailing logic :n thle Demo-
cratic camp lel's at least w'in
the election before we get
blamed for the mezs.
lif the Bush adml~inistration
comes under really hesavy pres-
sure after- the mid-September re-

port to Congress by General
David Petraeus, the US com-
mander in Iraq, it may with-
draw US troops to the various
"cnduring bases" it has built in
Iraq and leave the locals to fight
it out in the streets, but that is
the most that is going to hap-
pen before early 200)9.
God knows whether that
means more or fewer Iraqi
deaths in the long run, for
the fighting in Iraq will cer-
tainly not stop when the
Americans leave, and it's not
clear whether the American
presence is currently making
the civilian death toll lower
or hligherr. We canl calculate
that close to 2,000) more
Amlerican~s troops will die by
early 2(009 in thle service of
these political strategies -
olr maybe s few\\ as a1 thou-
sanld, if' the.\ are pulled back
inlto the "'endurring bases."
A\nd then, after thle UJS elec-
tion is ove~r, we ;will fI'nd out
what ha~!ppens to Il 1q a~ftr the
Amenricanu finlalbr leave.

G~wynne Dyelr is ar Londlot-
barsec independently l
journais t whose al ticles
are published in 45




vs. Realit

10 StilDAY CHROMCOLE July 15, 2007

A needfor ...

cam tat e pusme ths lwa hm hs ollwig. From page nine
Rseesslya oe frmal f name whelmppens to be of another ethnic gamup, said to me "Rev as
a fuem in a fSadlcalln is a abim at larkship in the black commumrty" At first, admirtedly!, I was
offeakbd amlbegm m obj e~cs elanesly Ten as I considered his perspective, I concurred. You see,
he di not say a aidrs of mmagms politicias or businessmen. He said the crisis as In leadership. I
would wael o firber sggess due tis crisis is not endemic to the black community, but to the

Thbe'wmrd ledad is imma the Gree verb proist mi. which describes the posiltton ot a
seramanswho slami as te br.ow, mrot of the others, to point out the destination and whays
cad mans of reacig abe pur ..Re sets directions and inspires others to follow~ .He Is a
people's person whose secu is an influnc people to' a particular course of action. Because
he is people-oricaled, his power is in his influence to move people to act. This intluence
solem fo shawd visim, pCssonal imagiy, and thh ablity to foster coalitions among peo le.
le t a camrer my bt~lea' eeervatle8!n t my definition of leadership, In
the ksems t of em eie-pilical matria. Do wC have leaders within our communities'
peif~ rcglimsr and etherwise, wh are cetted to qervier first to the people?
Gwgama, alike manyp other. asls:i5 constrained by a painful protracted ethno-
political reaip Man etr ear iPsuing.hitaterLle have left over the years, for many
rreagme Bt amag hae Why? L~ Simply, because they love this country; and
115* ame, they Abe a same of oamaat o work And bulld what is ours.
:~P~d~i~piwe~ ae facd wide is that many who are esteemed as leaders within our
C~iiP~iZpo~itical aml welgious, som tes use their influence to destroy rather
hike as .Thos ofg~ a wlb are aspiring for political office need to ask ourselves a few
acessa ~liry .Is soil downlpmena asI dd ding value to the lives of our people the
amlaotoeor is i te hrweauft0iseiky personal pride or a hunger for power? Do
wei b ~ut~stn wo me wilrms to sacifahe tei political ambitions in the interest of the
proi ? Ori spe~c~ha se dess who de~~anytin, inclding 'shutting the country down'
put aspsPpeaint What daou aqiljg~~atr Do ye lve out in our privraMt lives

~Am I seeking en asigaeour f rom the' ruth. My attempt is to hold
up a plum ime a wh ih all dat followers, must of necessity, measure
up. Am I speai~fairl in do such reality of our circumstance is of such
sha i wewie quecom miy, leader today do nor offer the right
~ip~ b~on is doomed.
Great plral ~mewomea of the groundsweHl of the majority,
but~~~became~ pept E@ ladr e to di f r, who embracsca useF~B he
is wiing am dirB (plc hme emu enamcagersliticlay and 'Bishops' .
We despeagey med mme I.A~DER.

Appliroiosare a indledrom siobly qualified persons for the following positions:

Requirements: EHNfA

ubirimf Criliae fomn Govefiment Technical Institute (GTI).
Epriens in Weld Bing, leia and Air Conditioning.
ApplendmeOt imeadeostthre (3)yrsexperiene.

Invites Tenders for the sale of
Used furniture and office equipment
"'as is, where is"
From its location at the Former Sanata Compound, Ruimveldt.

Interested persons are invited to submit Tenders for purchase of used furniture and
office equipment no later than 25' July ?007, at 14:00 hours. Tender information
includingg the Form of Tender): can be uplifted from the Privatisation Unit/NICIL
office at a cost of 5300.

Inspection of the used furniture and office equipment will be permitted from 16" July
2007 until 23" July 2007 between the lyours of 9:00 am -3:00 pm. For additional
information or opportunity to view the used furniture and office equipment, please
225-1708/9, Ext.l 30.

Tenders for the purchase of these items should be placed in a sealed envelope and
titled "Tenlder for used furniture and office equipment". Tenders must be addressed to
and deposited in the Tender Box

The Executive Dilrector
1 26 Barrack Street
Tel: 592-225-6i339/226-0576
Fax: 592-226-6426

Thte NICIL/PUI makes no warranty about the condition of the furniture and office
eqluipmenlt. Further, NICIL/PU~ is not bound to accept the highest or anly Bid. The
successful bidder must be prepared to rmnove the items from the compound within
48 hours of notice of the award.

GE COM Chiairman

le rn *n



*La~l D~egoreeaquirn 1in Air Conditioning, Electrical

*Fige e~Spedieme in air audition and electrical installation

Sklan seismraion, supervisory, organizational and interpersonal
YstilL cp lrme

Mst passessa o elid Driver's Licene.

A~ppicationshwPiing lingetherwithfull curimilum vitae and three references, should be sent to:
The Mlanager
38-40 Water Street, Georgetown
No lter Than Fri4eiday~ekdy 20s 7

2 m

jCHAIRMAN of the Guyana
Elections Commission
!(GECOM) Dr. Steve
'Surujbally has issued a stern
warning to all his staffers to
:,desist from bias or political
partisanship during the up-
coming House-to-House reg
istration exercise.
S"No member of GECOM
Sor its Secretariat must ever
display political partisanship
or bias of any kind during the
conduct of the upcoming new
House-to-House Registration
exercise, since doing so could
compromise our credibility
and integrity," Surujbally
The GECOM Chairman
made this charge during
Friday's opening session of a
three-day Training Programme
being conducted at St. Joseph
High School Woolford Avenue,
SAcknowledging that Core
'Ikainers, as a significant tier
ofGEOM's orgamiadiond
sible for the efficient imple-
mentation of House-to-Hbuse
Registration at the District

level, Dr. Surujbally noted
that they will be in charge of
"providing adequate training
to our foot soldiers who would
be the people Interacting di-
rectly with members pf the
general public" as they go
about registering eligible
He underscored the need for
core trainers to ensure that field
staff are trained to be disci-
plined in their approach iand to
be competent in acca rately
documenting the particulars of
the registrants.
Noting that the new na-
tional House-to-House, Regis-
tration exercise would be an
historic event from which a
new National Regipter of
Registrants (NRR) wbuld be
compiled, Dr. Surujbally said
that this should be jhe last
such exercise to be held in
Guyana .
"No more would we be
Faced with remailks from Politi-
cal arie and oher os ons of
Iconfidence in ally voters' list
that is to be produced from the
new NRR", he declared.

"This is because we would
be perpb~tually updating and
sanitizing the NRR through the
process ~f Continuous Registra-
tion", Dr. Surujbally posited.
He added that the continu-
ous updating and purifying of
the nein NRR would take
GECOhl9t a state of prepared-
ness wh~erein it would be ready
for the holding of snap elec-
tions, insofar as producing of a
voters' list is concerned.
The GECOM Chairman
emphasized that achieving this
state of preparedness' was de-
pendent on the House-to-House
Registration exercise being con-
ducted in a most efficient man-
"'To this end I cannot over-
emphasize that registrants' data
must be recorded accurately, he
Pointing out that he~ is ex-
pecting that the Commission
and Secretariat will be faced
with negative remarks from
perons and raniz dions

collective reasons for see dg
Please See page 11

Cave Hill School

of Business

hosts information r



The ideal candidates must Be creative, a team leader
and must possess Good communication skills.

"i\ degrit Of dip0103 in mr13ketin" Of Similar Qualifil311015
frma reual inttto

*RMUSt )e between the ages of 25 and 50
*Minif1Un Of (WO VCMrS CX()Ciente WOuld be an asset.
*A Valid dilVer l Isel5 WOuld be an asset and flexibilityi to travel

n-. no n o
Gereown Guyn

As part of our scale up plan, the
Guyana Safer Injection Project (2004-2009)
is recruiting immediately a Technical Coordinator to be part of a team approach to
improving injection safety in Guyana.

The staff member will be responsible- for
Liaising with senior MOH officials to introduce injection safety, develop
effective partnerships and strong supportive systems for worker safety
Preparing and following written workplans
Assisting in training and monitoring of health care workers in injection Safety
and Waste Management
Supporting supervisors to collect and analyze monitoring data and provide
Ensuring IS logistics system is in place
Developing a team approach to planning, implementing and monitoring
project activities in regions
Providing written updates to project and region to document adherence to
Supervising of local consultants as necessary
Assisting in research projects as necessary
Assisting in preparing project documents for USAID and MOH use

Health professional with advanced Degree preferred
Four years of MOH, USAID and/or project experience
Skills in training, monitoring essential
Excellent writing and communication skills
Clinical or allied health experience preferred
Computer literate in word and excel and power point
*Good team skills
Please submit application and CV electronically to by July 23, 2007

GE COM Chairman ...
From page 10
to tarnish GECOM's image, Dr. Surujbally told the par-
ticipants that '"we have all worked together in a concerted and
cohesive effort to earn the credence and credibility which we
now have' .,
He emphasized that "the successful conduct of the 2006 elec-
tions, for which we have won local and international acclaim, is evi-
dent of our commitment and dedication to efficiently execute our
collective responsibilities" and urged that "we must protect and build
upon our hard earned position of national trust.
Dr. Surujbally said that, to do so, "you must inculcate a sense
of pride and confidence in what you are doing and always strive to
build GECOM's image through your general good conduct.
He charged the participants to encourage the "field staff' never
to be daunted in carrying out their respective tasks by negative re-
sponses as they go about visiting addresses to register eligible per-
sons residing there-
"It m'ust be among your responsibilities to insist that such per-
sons become registered by informing them about the legal require-
ment for them to register as well as the benefits of being registered,"
aned vcOM Coara E adc nS also notedEthatMPubulcRelatons
disseminating information at the national level about every aspect
of House-to-House Registration.
Resource persons at the workshop are Mr. Gocool Boodoo
- Chief Election Officer, Mr. Calvin Benn Deputy Chief Elec-
tion Officer, Mr. Keith Lowenfield Assistant Chief Election
Officer, Mr. Deolall Ramlall Civic & Voter Education Man-
ager; and Mrs. Beverley Critchlow Voter Registration Man-

SurendrYa Persaud MD


with a keen interest in

10 join his Practice
Please send CV, etc. via email to

THE Cave Hill School of
Business (CHSB), University
of the West Indies (UWI) last
week hosted an Information
Session at the Le Meridien
Pegasus Hotel in
There, alumni, participants
and interested persons met to
learn about the CHSB's aca-
demic offerings, new
programmes and future plans.
The session was chaired by
CHSB's Programme Director
Ms. Ann Wallace who shared
with those present a brief video

presentation chronicling the evo-
lution of the organization from
the Centre for Managemelnt De-
velopment to the Cave Hill
School of Business.
The video also highlighted
testimonials from graduates of
CHSB's various programmes
who spoke of the significant
contribution completion of these
programmes has had on their
personal and career develop-
Ms. Wallace shared infor-
mation on the CHSB's academic
programme offerings: T'he Ex-

ecutive Masters in Business
Administration, the Executive
Diploma in Management and
the International Masters in
Business Administration.
She noted that the organi-
zation has responded to market
demands and therefore has a
wide range of specializations
from which person may choose.
These include Human Resource
Management, Public Sector
Management, General Manage-
ment. Banking and Financial
Services. Project Management,
Information Technology and
The Programme Director
a::"o spk nbrel o tcheesSt a
which has responsibility for the
intensive, short-term and mar-
ket driven Executive Develop-
ment Programmes, and provides
customized training to public
and private institutions across
the region through its consult~
ing and training initiatives. Also
mentioned was the recently
mounted Research Department
geared at meeting the informa-
tion needs of Caribbean busi-
ness in an effort to help it make
informed business decisions.
invited tociask ne t nst an
to take advantage of the op-
portunities for one-on-one
sessions with the CHSB aca.
demic staff members present.

THOSE at the session.

PtRO RAMME Drhectoo of
Business Ms. Ann Wallace
at the Information Session
in the Essequlbo Room, Le
Meridien Pegasus Hotel.

AnhnB. Chan
Robin Chichester
Yvette Chisholm
Leslie Cug
Hilton Clarke

Gegory Conete
Caria Cort


First Name LastName i' Address Mineral Blck t
Cloyde B. jAbel 29 rinc llam Stree(Plalsance East GodadPeusSos |G4
Coast Demerara
Odessa A. Adams 74 Supply Mahaica. ;Gold NN6
East Coast Demerara
Patrick 1Alleyne 57 AMahaica. Gold and Diamonds li5
East Coast Demerara
Pamela iAlli 24e2oGame't Street, Newton, Kitty Go di, Disam nds and other PP7

Rita Alphonso 387 Ganges Street. Prashad Nagar. Gold Diamond and Precious NN7

Rodwell Ammon 32 Pike Street, Kitty, Georgetown Gold and Other Precious Minerals TT6
Cleveland iAmsterdam 1290 Goed intent Village. Gold and Diamonds ISSS
West Bank Demerara
Raedonna Archer 1114 Block X Section A. Great Diamod. Gold and Precious Stones /L10
Safraz Bacchus Comella Ida, West Coast Demerara iGold 910
Seeranie Balkaran 3 Farm Mahaicony. iGold 09
East Coast Demerara
Errol Batse 2 Miles. Bartica Gold 05
Simeon Bamabas 2109 Diamond Housmng Scheme. Gold and Diamonds L4
East Bank Demerara
Coleen R. Barrow 16 D Shell Road, Kitty. Georgetowvn Gold, Diamond and Precious AD5

Precious Minerals
Robert Benfield 46 Prinem WiliaSreet. Plaisance, East Gold and Precious Stones 2
Keito B~entinck Lot25Aness Village, Corntoyne Coast Gold AB5
Gofry Blackman 3705 North Ruimveldt, Georgetown iGold Mil
Neil Blackmnan 31 Second Avenue. Bartca. lGold NN4
Judith David Blair 97-4'"Avenue. Bartica iGold J9
Nlrinian Blair 58 Earf's Court, La Bonne. Gold and Diamonds iNN8
East Coast Demerara
!Richard IBlenman 2420arnett Street. Newiowun, Kitty /Gold Q14

Tsa _Ab ck ac~ Vilae. t as l Cost Demerara 9ol i
Mlicntelle Batei i)E e:... tii ;.. Iar.g,alc* adid, D amonds and other Precious M10
jAmanda /Boters 51 Mandela Avenue. Estate Housing Gold and Precious Stones iF8
SScheme. WNest Ruimrveldt i

Steve A. Danies Lo 10 an of Canaan. Eas Bank Gold jK12
Marcia Daniels 5 Second Avenue, Bartica Gold iJJ10
Yuri DeAgrella 35 John Street, Lodge, Georgetown Gold, Diamonds and other Precious CC10
WnyV R. DeHolanda 196 Cmig StreetBourda, Georgetown Gold and Diamonds GG8
Felicia Devonshire Lot236 Lamana Sprng s. George town ~ iGod, Diamonds and otherPreous JJ5
Bryan D~arry 45 Ogle Street, Triumph, Gold and D~m-;?-~iamnd G1

Ball Dookram 111 Miles Mahdia. Potaro iGold IAD9
Linden Doris Lot 19 Anns Grove Housing Scheme, East Gold and Precious Stones J10
Coast Demerara
Ambrose D Ornellas 99 Canaan Garden. Land of Canaan, East Gold R12
Bank Demerara

Grant Kanhal, Pomerjon, Essequibo /Gold /MM5 Bri ;1... 1-astBank Demerara iGold i85
705 One Mile, Wislrar Lmnden Gold and Diamonds iF14
4 Nabaclis Vlilage. 'Gold :N14
a;i? ~Ye ~~~i Gold DD
111 Miles Mahdia, Pc aro Gold 'AD6
33 Vlctory Valley W~;s rar. Linden Goid iFF6
33 Victory Valley. Wra nar. Linden Gold ZZ5

~Chandra jBridgewater
Vilma Browne

iRoyden A. Burnett
O iel ------ Burnett --

SRoxanne Caleb

SIngrid E. iCampbell

12 SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 15, 2007


Upper Brickdam

July 12, 2007

Notice is hereby given for General information of the intention to grant a Special Mining Permit to each of the following

persons over an area represented by the following block numbers within the former Omai Gold Mines Limited Prospecting
Licence areas which boundaries are defined as:

Tract of state land located in the Potaro Mining District No. 2 as shown on Terra Surveys Topographic Map

44NWscale 1: 50,000 with reference point 'X' located at the confluence of the Essequibo River and the Gilt Creek

located with geog raphical co-ord inmates of long itude 580 45' 21 "W and latitude 5o 2 5' 35" N.

Thence at true bearing of 3360, for a distance of approximately 5 miles 1 000 yards, to point of commencement;

Point A, located at geographical coordinates of longitude 58047'19"W and latitude 5030'O"N, thence at true bearing of

2700, for a distance of approximately 6 miles 205 yards, to Point B, located at geographical coordinates of longitude

58*52'39"W and latitude So30'O"N, thence at true bearing of 1800, for a distance of approximately 2 miles 158 yards, to

Point C, located at geographical coordinates of longitude 58052'39"W and latitude 5028'11"N, thence at true bearing of

90*, for a distance of approximately 1 mile 529 yards, to Point D, located at geographical coordinates of longitude
58*51'31"W and latitude 5028'11 "N, thence at true bearing of 180*, for a distance of approximately 4 miles 58 yards, to

Point E, located at geographical coordinates of longitude 58*51'29"W and latitude 5.24'41"N, thence at true bearing of

90*, for a distance of approximately 4 miles 1385 yards, to Point F, located at geographical coordinates of longitude
58*47'19"W and latitude 5.24'41"N, thence at true bearing of lo, for a distance of approximately 4 miles 483 yards, to

Point G, located at geographical coordinates of longitude 58*47'21"W and latitude So28'24"N, thence at true bearing of

90*, for a distance of approximately 77 yards, to Point H, located at geographical coordinates of longitude 58*47'19"W
and latitude 5.28'24"N, thence at true bearing of 0*, for a distance of approximately 1 mile 1483 yards, to the point of
commencement at PointA.

Thus enclosing an area of approximately 20495 acres, save and except all lands lawfulIly held or occupied.

38-3"'Avenue.Bartica- Gold -11
Lot 46 Litchfield Village, ;Gold / QQ5
West Coast Berblce
295 Block X Diamond. Gold and Precious Stones :PP9
East Bank Demeraraj
Mocha. East Bank Dem~erara iGold N4
530 A' Crane Houc eg~ Scheme.- Gold IMrl 8
Wet gg t gemsrarj
6a I ~ r tren rk s a, Georgetown od Diamonds and all other R

460 Canvas Ciy. L oden GodadPeious jr ne rs1

10Ans rv Hsng~ce e. East :Gol 26
Coast Demerara
2 Castello Housmng Scheme, Gold and Precious Stones Q13
West La Penitence. Geornetown

Lennox S.


Far %
Samuel G

Oswald A

Ray E.
_TroyA_ j
Piaget i
Ta meshia

, .iclelr.4

99ouggl ~~~


Fraites --
iFraser _
I raser

Fung Fook
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(997 .19e a n, Eat Coast Demerara
Grant Kanhai. Pomeroon, Essequibo


1K9 i

111 Miles Mahd~a, Pu aro Gold .Q6
5"-P nlie B artor- Gold iAB
60-3"' Avenue;;, B1- an caold W5---~-~~
1N lirlan Slnreei O~anla ie. Gold and Diamonds /Ni2
Lot 202 La ct Gltbbe Street. Queenstown Gold and Diamonds 1H14

1118 Diamond~i" us;i ag Scheme. East Gold and Precious Stones TT8s
111 Blue Berryl-:li H LrC ..2... i. 83
.. 1 TT '
,,, ,,, ,, ,I? 1 Q 3
~ ~ :l ~ ~K9
I~. 11.- -: ...a* r 1 ~ . cr Ci

50 Cummings &t F fh Streets. Alberttown,. IGold iP13
3812 NorthRuimveldt Hlousing Scheme. /Gold iVV17
Cottage Mahaicony. Gold 'AA5

52 Burton Village. Gold and Other Precious Minerals SS4
East Coast Demerara
56-1" Street Alexande~r Village. /Gold ;C12
Georgetown _~~~~___~_____ _____ _
Lot 4 Nabacils Village, iGold jN13
East Coast Demerara i.. -~~.~.-.-i... _
19 Ann s Grove, East Coast Demerara iGold P2
13 Vlissengen Road & Da Silva Street, Gold Q)7
Newown Georgetown._

SRoaul R.



- s,UND~!ARv~GUSOa!C CLE;uj Ju :57, .?0q7 . ~. ... 1 3

Frank Powes Lo'3Aea B. Goedverwagting, East Coast Gold and Diamonds /M7
Sydney Primus 12 Bartica Housing Scheme Gold. Diamonds and other Precious QQ7
Charwin /Profilt 4 Gamnet Street. Campbellville, Georgetown Gold TT9
John Quail 62 Anira Street, Queenstown, Georgetown Gold iM9.
Wyeth A. Rabilall 45 Hadfield Street, Gold and Precious Stones C3
Nankumar Byderabo oa-- -ar--c- -6l nd reidius Stons 813
Albert Raymond 10 Oleander Avenue, Bel Air Park, Gold and Precious Stones L14
M~ng~ery eorgetown
Junior izry Reid 177 Waterloo Street, Georgetown Gold AF8
Gillian Rhodius Lot K' Public Road. Eccles, Gold and Diamonds P6
SEast Bank Demerara
Fay Richards 867 Cummings Lodge. Gr. Georgetown Gold and Precious Stones ZZ6
Rodh N. Rbrs 6 Ho sig Sche ea ia Gold and Precious Sones 005
Devon A. Roberts 40 Croal Street, Stabrock. Georgetow/n Gold IEE6
Sylvina Roberton 298 Lamaha Park East La Penitence. Gold. Diamonds and other Precious E13
'Georgelowvn Minerals
Hector Robertson 8 West Indian Housing Scheme, Bartica Gold F9
Aubry Roney 624' Avenue. Subryanville, Georgetown Gold H3
Sharon Rodney Two Friends Village, Gold W8

Ama Ryken 651 -7 Street, Paradise Housing Scheme. Gold and Diamonds I- R14
iParadise Vig. East Coast Demerara
Rhunita Sandy Lot 38, La Grange, Public Road, West Bank Gold 810
I Demerara
.jeffrey Sankar 1076 Macaw Lane, South Ruimveldl Park, Gold NN5

Royston Sanmoogan 42 Norton Street, Lodge, Georgetown Gold Dimonds and other Precious D7m

LladP. Smoan 42 Norton Street Lodge, Georgetown iGold lL12
Mailn Schwartz Gold 115
Darrel M. Scpi 550 Bangaballi Street, Retrieve, Linden Gold and Precious Stones iN5
KellySears 25 -Fourth Avenue, Bartica Gold L12
Naith Sewharack 39 Soe ,ye.Canal #1. Gold IXX4

Roxanne Shortt 35 John Street, Lodge, Georgetown Gold, Diamonds and other Precious MM9
Sunanda Minerals
John Snh Lot 4 Gamett Street, Lamaha Gardens Gold iDDI0
Deoraj Singh 817 North Sophia, Gold P8
Gr. Gogtw
Dexter Smari Lot 56 Voorzigleheid. Mahaica, /Gold F6
East Coast Demerara
Debbie iSmith 29 Queen Street, Kitty, Georgetown Gold SS10
pldeo anan North Ruimvldt, Geot ertown Gl 1
Terrence Sqie 64 Meadow Brook Gardens, Georgetown Gold IRRS
Michael Sutton 1 Y2 Miles Potaro Road, Bartica Gold IN7
AnthonyThom 29 Hadfield Street. Lodge, Georgetown Gold and Diamonds E8
Lansdale iThomas iLofG 6 5Avenue, Bartica Gold and Precious Stones 004
Bradley Trim .j13-14 Goop Hope, Mahaica. Gold AF5
SEast Coast Demerara
Fazal iUsman 41-4 Avenue,Bartica Gold jG3
Yannick V~anslytman :19Dennis Stree, iGold tJ3
Kevin Waithe 668 Block.X Diamond, G~old E
East Bank Demerara
Gregston Ward 66- Sith Avenue.Bamrtc Gold. Diamonds and Precious HH4
Winston While 37 Village, West Coast Berbice Gold iAA9
PEatrcaAnnn ,Williams 3046 Norh Ruimveldt. Georgetonm Gold ;DD5
Omika Asima iWilliams 18 Norton Street, Wortmanville. Georgetown Gold and Diamonds FF5
Richard A. Williams Lot 12 Ocean Garden, Metem -Meer-Zorg, Gold AB6
West Coast Demerara
Mark Wilson Lo 40 Supply Village, Mahaica. East Coast Gold IZZ9
I ~Demerara R
Shondell iWilson 55 Pearl, East Bank Demerara Gold and Diamonds R
David IWilson 218 East Ruimveldt, Housing Scheme, Gold AE4

Allen Kt. Wilson 99 Farm Squatting Area, Gold JJ9
East Bank Demerara
Randolph Wright Lot 312, No. 28 Village, Gold jG2
West Coast Berbice
Hamilton A. Xavier 152 Church Street, Albertown, Georgetown Gold jK10
Kezqweyah L. Yisrael 2371238 Barmita Street. South Ruimveldt, Gold and Precious Stones SS97
Edmond Yon 111 Miles. Mahdia. Potaro Gold and Diamonds Pl1

Any person who claims he has any right or interest to the
area to be granted and will be injuriously affected by the

grant Of a Special Mining Permit may within twenty-one
(21) days after publication of the first advertisement

lOdge with the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission
8 petitiOn objecting to the grant of this Special Mining
Permit .

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Snba Gordon 106-3 Street, Albertiown. Georgletown Gold KS
i@len rd icgfdon Lo 86Bue Bary Hil Wisnig I.nden 99 Gd and Precious Stones 010
ISean A. IGraham 2A~ueen Street. South Cummingsburg. Gol 131 i
Richard R. Govinda r9E st lreet, South Culmmingsburg. Gold.)Diamonds an Preiou H6
Junior /Halley NowOr-Never, Mahalcony, iGold AF9
East Coast Demerara
Rostn Hamblin Lot 14 Speightland, Retrieve, Linder iGold M8
Ryan S. Hamilton sl( hingyon Gold and Diamonds 04
Hans IHanoman 168 D ~uraan Suae Gold C1)
George Hanover 1 Secuon C.nSouth Sophia. :Gold F10
Esan Hamr 11 Side Line Dam. Tucihen GodadPeiu tnsCC4
;Geenita iHemraj 111. Miles MandihaRI Poar Gold H10
Mark Henry 139 New Road. Vreed-en-Hoop. West Coast Gold, Diamonds andi Precious H8
Demerara Minerals
Roy Hercules Bock H. Pak Maialacony, Gold 114

IClinton IHeywood 126 Regent Street. Bourda, Georgeto vn Gold. Diamonds and other Mi

Collin Hohenkirk 618 MgochaArcad ia, Housinlg Scheme. Easti Gold Glo
MarkA Holford Lt 12'0 tla Road. Gold and Diamonds R11
I Kity. GeorgetoNn
L .m~Ple." Il(l... na0-a. .,Gla GG6
i East Coast Demerara
Joelisa J Ilnverary 12Collins tS reel Goklen Grove. Gold and Diamonds Y7
Vonetta M :Jackman 892 Pattensen. South Sophia, Section B. Ir/ d RR8
Balram iJadoonauth 25 Dennis Street. Campbellville. G~old B11

/Sonla GIni Jadine 387 Ga se Street, Prashad Nagar, Gold. Diamo2 Es o

a~oep Igin No e1e ( anggy (qtroId -
:Kelvin Jolnes 71 Addideae Street. Charlestown. iGold R6
Ry nd Jones 173 Lodge, Housing Scheme, Georgetown Gold WW4
Colin iJoseph 68 Nelson Street, Mocha Village, East Bankr Gold UU7
Peter Joseph I5 B ervewagtin9. Gold and Diamorids L3
EastCoast Demerara
LeoardN. oseh 8 Ceetey RadHoptow, Wst oasGold, Diamonds and Precious FF7
Bertbice Meas
Kelvin Josiah 62 Blue Berry Hillg Wismar, Linden Gold and Precious Stones H2
enmoh slai 24 LaaaPn atL e~ina old and Precris siones CG
iSoamdat Klawall 14 Se ton B, Non Panl Gold an Preaious stones RE
East Coast Demerara
:Valentine IKellman 85 na ingtouoeSoutIa Gold and Diamonds KK4
Bibi Nazeela Khan Comelia Ida.WestCoast Demera a Go B
Ab~ioKa L Kig 3 Roomei Stre et, Bourg Deeo aa_ et~ __own_ ___~~ Gol 7
SMarin A. Knox 44 Eles Hoursin Schemle. East Bank Gold K8
Keith iKowlessar Yeovllle..West Coast Berbice Gold 12
SRohan Bradle Lall IPersPevaeraneMahascon Gold K"11
Eaggst osDemeagg.. .
IVanessa /Lee 130 Fourth Street, Cam~pbellville Gold and Precious Stones iAE5
Olivia Georgetown --
Deryck Limerick 722 Section 13, D Field. Sophia. Gr. Gold and Precious Stones NN10
Inez Luke 69 Premnitanian Place. Prashad Nagar. Gold and Other Precious Minerals HH6

Vincent ILumelino 25Z Timrehri Public Road. East Bank Gold PP6
Michaef Marcilino a g nerrse Gardens. Gldk Ui9
SEast Coast Demerara
Dwayne /McAdam 67 Belonia Avenue, Bel Air Park Gold, Diamonds and all other HH7
SPreaious Minerals
Dezborah M~cNichol 4 Notoneae Stet.Wrkn-Rust, Gold BB9
iDebra iMcPhey i aH~ n e. West Bank Demerara Gold and Diamonds R6
Alwyn L. McPhey Lot74 Durban & Halley Streets. Gold. Diamonds and other Precious GG7
Wortmanville, Georgetown iMinerals
/Marcianne Mendonca 3370 Cane View, South Ruimveld Park Gold Fil
lOwen P 'Mercunus Lot 30) Victoria Village, !Gold DD9
East Coast Demerara
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Thsresa I~illr Is lGeorgetown S s.apelie jo J
Padmmni Mhisir 84-3'E Avenue, Bartica iGold 812
Felecia IMoore Lot 105 Three Miles. Potaro Road. Bartica Gold Q9
Jack O. IMorgan 25 Shirley Field Ridley Square. South Gold and Precious Stones AA4

IMarlon lNelson 24DBethiSret Prashad Nagar. Gold and Diamonds 06
MadianM I~elson ZGe l Prashad Nagar, Iold a Diaod G 8
Michael Nelson 2006a SilvaStreelNewtown. Kitly, 1Gold M6
/Connon INewton 27NewRoad,Vreed-en-Hoop. Gold 011
West Coast Demerara
Nlricola /Noel Lot 3 Housing Scheme, Bartica Gold and Diamonds and Precious W9
IFizudeen INoorhassan 92Marshal Street.Annandale South, East Gold Ki)<3
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Lydo OClarke Henrieta Cecelia. Pomeroon River Gold IW6
Rawti Outar 4 Parika Vilage, East Bank Essequibo /Gold EE5
SMelinda Parahoo 1576 Section B'. Block X, Gold and Diamonds PS
Great Diamond, East Bank Demerara
ICarmen Parahoo 1576 Seton 'B', Block X, Gold and Diamonds N8
Great Diamond. East Bank Demetara
/Sharmeelie Persaud Lo20R always Line, North L.B.I. East Coast Gold and Precious Minerals PP10
jPiercy A. /Piggot( 47 Street, Cummings Lodge, Gold and Precious Minerals RR7
Dawn IPilgrim 1 y aid Street Kity Georgetown Qi od and Djamonds HI}
Cheryl B. Pilgrim 255 Eais Avenue, Subryanville, Gold and Diamonds YY4
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14 SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 15, 2007


Aged 641, of 127 Durabana Square, .-
Lamaha Gardens, Georgetown on

ordinator of the Caribbean
Community (CARICOM)

She was the sister of Terry Stuart.

Wife of Terence Holder, of the
Guyana Telephone & Telegraph Company Ltd.
Mother of Pndrea Bradshawk of Houston, Texas, Marc Charles of
Los Angeles, California, Susanne Brockenborough of North
Carolina, Neal Charles of New York, Duane H-older of the
Guyana Telephone & Telegraph Company Ltd, Dawn Holder of
Barb~ados, Shireen Hunte of Atlanta, Georgia, and Beverly WyleS
of Guyana and Trinidad Mutual.

Grandmother ofAkeela Hunte and eleven otherS.

Daughter-in-law of Claudine Holder
iMother-in-law of Orin Bradshaw, Nelson Brockenborough,
Hugh Simmons, M~aunice Hunte, Dexter Wyles
and Sheama Holder.
Sister-in-lawF of Lawrence Stuart and Lorna Mc Kenzie.

Cousin of the Rockliffes, Pieters and Dows.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later

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The U.S. Embassy is offering an Executive single storey house
situated at Lot 17 Lamnaha Street in the City of Georgetown on a large

Viewing (Open house) wiH be on July 27, 2007 and July 28, 2007,
between the hours of 8:30 am and 3 pm.

BIDS shall be placed in plain envelope marked BID FOR
tPROPERTY and shaHl be deposited in the Bid Box located at the Duke
Street. Visa entrance of the U.S. Embassy.

Cloning Date for Bills is ALugust 15, 2007 at 3 pm.

Nannies wanted in Canada to provide Live-in Caregiver
services for children and the elderly. Opportunity to apply
for Permanent Residence in Canada after completing 24
months of employment.


1. Applicantspnust have 5 subjects O'Level/CXC.
2. Applicants inust demonstrate that tlicy have completed at least
1 year of full-time employment taking care of childrenlelderly
OR evidence of completion of six months of full-time Live-in
Caregiver training in a classroom setting.
3. Applicants must produce letters of reference from current
employer if applicable.
4. Applicants must speak, read and understand proper ]English.

Contact us for more information

Phone: 416-949-6460
Phone: 905-654-6808
EmailI: pa m(

It is with heartfelt sorrow that we announce the passing 01 ~

THE Guyana Community
Based Rehabilitation
Programme (GCBR) held its
15th Annual National Con-
ference recently as it contin-
nes to aim at enhancing the
lives of persons with disabili-
ties in Guyana.
The conference was held at
the Critchlow Labour College,
wool ford Avenue, Thomas
Land, Georgetown, under the
theme "Investing in Disability
for Social and Economic Devel-
Director of GCBR, Mr.

"ado ears tei ya ws, hudr d
of persons with disabilities have
benefited from a variety of
programmes, including assisting
in the training of professionals,
early identification of persons
with disabilities and training of
trainers in advocacy.
He said in addition, the
training of volunteers to care
for persons with disabilties
continued during the period
under review.
During.the forum, represen-
tatives of all the CBR units re-
flect on the work of the CBR,
Programme for the period under
review, recognize the volunteers
who have performed creditably
over the years, and also persons
with disabilities who havre made
remarkable strides in their devel-

Community Based Rehabilita-
tion Units in Regions One
(Barima/Waini), Two
(Pomeroon/Supenaam), Three
(Essequibo Islands/West
Demerara), Four (Demeraral
Mahaica), Five (Mahaical
Berbice), Six (East Iterbicel
Corentyne) and Nine (Upper
TakutulUpper Essequibo).
The GBCR, which began in
1986, aims at meeting the needs
of persons with disabilities in
Guyana by promoting the par-
ticipation of families, profes-
sionals and disabled persons in
the rehabilitate pnoues.

many strides since it began as a
rehabilitation service delivery
programme for children with
disabilities, to its present stains
as a multi-faceted programme
for children and adults.
The programme trains vol-
unteers, including teachers,
health workers and parents to
work with persons with dis-
abilities and their families.
It also promotes commn-
nity involvement in meeting
some of the needs of disabled
persons within their own envi-
The projects works with
persons with disabilities in
various areas: vision, speech,
hearing, learning and move-

The various regional co-
ordinators also made reports~ on
their activities during the 2006/
2007 year.
The official welcome was
done in sign language by Ms.
Donetta Jardine.
Acting Director of the Insti-
tute of Distance and Continuing
Education, Mr. Francis Glasgow,
delivering the feature address,
lauded the work of CBR in the
promotion of disability rights in
Chairman of the Na-
tional CBR Co htte, M

port, explained that these ac-
tivities were aimed at en-
hancing the lives of persons
with disabilities in Guyana.
The chairman also ex-
pressed his gratitude to the Ital-
ian Non Governmental
Organisation and the Amici di
Raoul Follereau Association for
its continued support.
The conference was at-
tended by some 150 persons,
including representatives from
the Voluntary Services Overseas
Guyana Office, the National
Commission on Disability, the
Open Doors Vocational Training
Centre for persons with disabili-
ties and other organizations.
The seminar was also at-
tended by representatives of

G CBR con tin ues

to enhance the

I~ves of those

with disabilities


Pope: Other denominations


Pope Benedict XVI

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Benedict remains committed to
ecumenical dialogue.
"However, if such dialogue
is to be truly constructive, it
must involve not just the mu-
tual openness of the partici-
pants but also fidelity to the
id:"""uyof he C~a hel faith,"
The document, signed by
the congregation prefect, U.S.
Cardinal William Levada, was
approved by Benedict on June
29, the feast of Sts. Peter and
Paul -a major ecumenical feast
There was no indication
about why the pope felt it
necessary to release the docu-
ment, particularly since his
2000 document summed up
the same principles. Some
analysts suggested it could be
a question of internal church
politics, or that it could sim-
ply be an indication of

Benedict using his office as
pope to again stress key doc-
trinal issues from his time at
the congregation.
Father Augustine Di
Noia, undersecretary for the
Congregation for the Doc-

td cm ntt id no alae te
commitment for ecumenical
dialogue, but aimed to assert
Catholic identity in those
i"The Church is not back-
tracking on ecumenical commit-
ment," Di Noia told Vatican ra-
"'But, as you know, it is
fundamental to any kind of
dialogue that the participants
are clear about their own
identity. That is, dialogue
cannot be an occasion to ac-
commodate or soften what
you actually understand
yourself to be."

Italy Pope Benedict XVI has
reasserted the universal pri-
macy of the Roman Catholic
Church, approving a docu-
ment released 'Ikesday that
says Orthodox churches were
defective and that other

On Saturday, Benedict re-
visited another key aspect of
Vatican II by reviving the old
Latin Mass. Traditional Catho-
lics cheered the move, but more
liberal ones called it a step back
from Vatican II.
Benedict, who attended

logical interpretation had been
"erroneous or ambiguous" and
had prompted confusion and
It restates key sections of a
2000 document the pope wrote
when he was prefect of the con-
gregation, "Dominus lesus,"
which set off a firestorm of
criticism among Protestant and
other Christian denominations
because it said they were not
true churches but merely
ecclesial communities and there-
fore did not have the "means of
In the new document and an
accompanying commentary,
which were released as the pope
vacations here in Italy's Dolo-
mite mountains, the Vatican re-
peated that position.
"Christ 'established here
on earth' only one church,"
the document said. The other
communities "cannot be
called 'churches' in the
proper sense" because they
do not have apostolic succes-
:zon -- th sabilt tot trc.
original apostles.
The Rev. Sara MacVane of
the Anglican Centre in Rome,
said there was nothing new in
the document.
"I don't know what moti-
vated it at this time," she said.
;;Zut it's important always to
point out that there's the offi-
cial position and there's the huge
amount of friendship and fel-
lowship and worshipping to-
gether that goes on at all levels,
certainly between Anglican and
Catholics and all the other
groups and Catholics."
The document said Ortho-
dox churches were indeed
"churches" because they have
apostolic succession and that

they enjoyed "many elements of
sanctification and of truth." But
it said they lack something be-
cause they do not recognize the
primacy of the pope a de-
fect, or a "wound" that harmed
them, it said.
"This is obviously not
compatible with the doctrine of
primacy which, according to the
Catholic faith, is an 'internal
constitutive principle' of the
very existence of a particular
church," the commentary said.
Despite the harsh tone of
the document, it stresses that

5, %' ,~tls\ -. ,Pr
ts Mh ba dn

Vatican II as a young theolo-
gian, has long complained
about what he considers the
erroneous interpretation of
the council by liberals, say-
ing it was not a break from
the past but rather a renewal
of church tradition.
In the latest document -
formulated as five questions and
answers the Vatican seeks to
set the record straight on
Vatican II's ecumenical intent,
saying some contemporary theo-

Chrfstian denominations
werE not, irue churches.
Benedict approved a docu-
ment from his old offices at the
Congregation for the Doctrine
of the Faith that restates church
teaching on relations with other
Christians. It was the second
time izi a week the pope has
corrected what he says are er-
roneous interpretations of the
Second Vatican Council, the
1962-65 meetings that modern-
ized the church.

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Int to ""intu de in thesector over the
a ring" grduates o aon nu
motto says, the Minister explained
the education that they should continue reaching
:ly for the en- fourth skies as this is the lii in
Iterland, educa- education, and they should mak use
of dl eductona opphtuiti of-
drigues reiter- fered by the Govemnment.
minisratin is "Now that you have com-
le delivery of pleted Secondary school, you
andthi isre- should think very carefully of
nifiantinvst- what you want to do with your
lives. You should make the right
~f~pl~choices at all times and as you
-, graduate, you need to remember
: ~the sacrifices made by your par-
ents, teachers and everyone else
Swho assisted you in reaching
ii this far. I am urging you to re-
Smember that this is not the end
111~rof the learning period, but just
the beginning; and you should
~3 ;makrethe best useof all ~thtwe
have to offer, so that you can
make yourself, your parents and
Your community proud," the
:pMinister advised.
$3r Delivering the Headteacher's
report, Glynn De La Cruz said
the school's current population
is 582 with 25 teachers, includ-
ing three volunteer teachers.
She said the school gained a
pass rate of 42.9 percent at the
recently concluded National
Grade Six Assessment (NGSA),
and has pledged that next year
better results will be presented.
Minister Rodrigues ex-
pressed disappointment that no
child from Santa Rosa was ehi-
fi""" itdethe Mnitrys nHin-
However, in his remarks,
valedictorian Phillip Bess called
on hi youngerocno league sno

imnage of the school, to be fo-
cused and remain in school until
they complete their exams.
Meanwhile, Nickasie
Richards received the prize for
Wlnn~r: the student with the Best Aca-
must ha<* demic performance with a rate of
vralid ID to 91 percent, while the prize for
.uphunpriz:- the Best Performer at the NGSA
went to Daniela Fredericks.
The top students from the
five forms of the school each
received a prize from the
Ministry of Amerindian Af-
fairs, while Jed Vasconcellos
received the Ministry's prize
for best graduating student.


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the education sector pledged

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -
Al Qaeda leader Osama bin
Laden praises iiartyrdom as
a weapon and' a path to glory
for Muslims in a video that
CNN said yesterday was in-
tercepted before it was to ap-
pear on radical( Islamist Wreb
CNN, which noted it could
not verify the authenticity of
the 40-minute video and had
translated it from Arabic into
English, saidi dn its Web site
there was no indication of
where or when the footage had
been shot.

The news network said the
video contained old clips but
concluded it had been compiled
in the last four weeks.
The environment in which
bin Laden is shown speaking is
similar to that on releases made
before the September 11 attacks
on the United States by al Qaeda
in 2001.
Octavia Nasr, CNN's senior
editor- for Arab affairs, said bin
Laden appears in only a 50-sec-
ond portion of the video in
which he asserts that the
Prophet Mohammed had
wanted to be a martyr.

MINISTER of H~uman Ser-
vic and; Sc ald She rit
erated the need for parents to
play a vital role in moulding
their children through educa-
tion, starting in the home.
"Government is commtted
to ensuring that every child re-
ceives an education, and we can
give all the assistance like school
uniforms, free education and
counseling; but you (parents)
must ensure that your children
receive an education. You cannot
deny them that right," Minister
Mamickchand said.
The Minister was speaking
during the distribution of uni-
form vouchers at Buxton Pri-
mary 'Schnooi, St. Adr~ew's Pl-
mary School and Cane Grove
NDC office.
The programme targets chil-
dren who are considered to be
Eiving in difficult circumstances,
mainly public assistance recipi-
ents, and those who are from

single parent households and live
in oistsr Manickchand said-
in cases where government finds
out that despite receiving
government's assistance some
parents are still not sending their
children to school, they will be
forced to take necessary action.
"We don't want to
criminalise parents, but if you
are receiving all this assistance
and then you still go and deny
that child the right to an educa-
tion, then we will have to force
you... the onus is on you to en-
sure your child receives an edu-
cation," Minister Mamickchand
She urged residents of
Diiximi to Workwih yol1rung6 pr-
ents and reach out to youths
who may have chosen the
wrong path.
Meanwhile, the Minister
also distributed a number of
school uniform vouchers to resi-
dents of Bare Root, East Coast

SEVENTEEN students of the
Santa Rosa Secondary School
in Moruca, Region One on
Friday graduated with an over-
all pass rate of 100 percent in
several subject areas. Subject
areas with excellent passes
included Integrated Science,
Caribbean History, Spanish,

Social Studies and English
Language. The Santa Rosa
Secondary School wRas estab-
lished on January 3, 1994.
Delivering the charge to
graduates at the school, Minis-
ter of Amerindian Affairs
Carolyn Rodrigues said that the
Governen will continue to di-

rect resources to
sector, particular
hancement of hin
Minister Roc
ated that the adr
committed to th
quality education
flected in the sig~


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VAT Policy Corner

POlicy 8 -VAT Refunds

The following is the Guyana Revenue Authority's Value Added Tax (VAT) guiding principle in relation to
application for refunds. Many taxpayers have been querying whether they are required to apply to the
VAT D~epartment each month for refunds in respect of their excess input tax credits.

A: Section 35 (1) of the Value Added Tax Act states that:


(a) the total amount of the input tax creditable by a taxable person under section 24 for a
period exceeds the person's output tax for that period; or
(b) the amount of tax paid by a person, other than in circumstances specified under
paragraph (a), was in excess of the amount properly charged to tax under this Act, the
amountof the excess shall be treated in the manner provided in this section.

Section 35 (2) states:

"Except as provided in subsection (5), the excess described in subsection (1) (a) is carried
forward to the next tax period and treated as input tax creditable in that period.

It therefore means that if there is an excess amount owed by the Guyana Revenue Authority to a taxpayer, that
amount will be carried over to the next tax period. However, if any of the excess for a tax period remains after
being carried forward and used as input tax creditable in six consecutive tax periods, a taxpayer can file with the
Commissioner to claim the refund as provided in Section 35 (3) which states-

'Subject to this section, if any, of the excess referred to in subsection (1) (a) for a tax period
remains after being carried forward and used as input tax creditable in six consecutive tax
periods, the taxable person may file with the Commissioner, a claim for refund for the amount
remaining in the form and with the documentation specified in regulations.

Conversely, subsection (5) states-

(5) "Where at least fifty percent of the amount of the taxable amount of the taxable supplies of
a taxable person for the taxable period is taxed at a zero rate, and the person reports an!
excess described in subsection (1) (a) for a taxable period, the person may file with the~
Commissioner a claim for refund for the excess credits attributable to the zero-rated suppjie
in the form and with the documentation specified in regulations"

Regulation 7 (1) states-

*If a taxpayer in a credit position is entitled to reclaim a refund under section 35 of the Ac~t. the cla]-
shall be submitted in the form and with the documentation determined b, the. ZcC2 mssio~ne
including the following information-

(a) the legal name of the registered person making the claim, and the regisreered person s
trade name, if different from the legal name;
(b) The VAT registration number of the registered person making the supply;
(c) The amount of the refund claimed, the period or periods in which the credit arose, the
periods, if any, to which the credit was carried and portions of it were claimed".

Provided that a taxpayer exports over fifty percent of his taxable supplies, he may file a claim every month to the
Guyana Revenue Authority for a refund of the excess credits attributable to the zero-rated supplies. The claim
for refund will be filed in addition to the tax return. The application form for refunds can be uplifted at the VAT

Persons who still have queries with respect to VAT are encouraged to write the Commissioner, VAT and Excise
Tax Department, 210'E' Albert and Charlotte Streets, Bourda for clarification.

to continue to develop this as-
pect of the overall development
process for our children,"' Min-
ister Ramsammy stated.
Ramsammy also indicated
that his Ministry is encouraged
by the aggressive approach of
the Ministry of Youth, Sport
and Culture in promoting physi-
cal exercise in the population.
To highlight the negative im-
pact of certain lifestyle choices,
next week the Ministry witll be
sending messages on physical
activity, diet and nutrition.
Guyanese are being urged to
pay attention and to comply

with the Ministry's recommen-
Since 1961, changes have
been seen in theaverage daily di-
etary energy intake in the
Guyanese population.
In the 1961-1963 period, the
average was 2,269 calories com-
pared to 2,326 (1971-1973),
2,540 (2981-1983), 2,77 (1991-
1993) and 2,577 (2000-2001).
The increase in dietary
energy intake (26 percent)
since 1961 also follows a re-
duction in physical exercise
among the population.

school system, both public
private, to ensure that sos
and physical exercise occupy
priority attention for administrd-
tors. Sports and physical exer-
~cise must not be looked upon as
being peripheral ioi terms of the
responsibilities of schools," he
"We acknowledge the re-
newed attention to sports and
physical exercise in our schools,
and we urge the school system

was 2,849 calories, with males
averaging 3,191 and females av-
eraging 2,738 calories.
Ramsiammy, in a statement,
said his Ministry has over the
years cautioned Guyanese about
the reduction in physical exer-
cise which is an integral part of
a healthy lifestyle.
The Ministry, he said, is
urging schools to promote physi-
cal education.
"'We are encouraging the

A SURVEY conducted last
year by the Health Ministry
revealed that Guyanese have
adopted new lifestyles which
in most cases have contributed
to increased health risks in
chronic diseases and commu-
nicable diseases.
Health Minister Dr. Leslie
Ramsammy expressed concern

Dr. Lesie Ramsammy
over this new development
which has resulted in Guyanese
being less active and which has
contributed to an overweight
The 2006 survey shows that
almost 53 percent of the popu-
lation was either overweight (30

pAr ng 1ae 41 percent an
among females 57 percent were
either overweight or obese.
The survey found that more
than half (58.4 percent) of the
persons interviewed ate one or
more meals away from home,
particularly in restauranis. lir\ ie
urban areas, more than 68 per-
cent of the persons in the sur-
vey ate at least one meal away
from home on a daily basis-
The main daily dietary en-
ergy intake for Guyanese in 2006

,nts at Buxton Primary sonool.

Guyanese lifestyle change

has caused in crease in weight

eo said t

the besthoat an id wse o
himself?" CNN said bin Laden
asked rhetorically. "He wished
to be a martyr. He himself said:
'By Him in whose hands my
life is! I would love to attack
and be matrd
was inspired by God sununa- '
rized this entire life by these
wYords. He wished upon himself
this status. Happy is one who '
was chosen by God ais a mar-
tyr," bin Laden said, according
to the CNN translation of his

V ino~r

Ice of

rmumtites receive
Demerara and in several West
Coast Berbice communities last
lle school uniform~rm poram
is being executed by the Difficult
Circumstances Unit (DCU) of the
Human Services Mlinistry.
In 2004, Cabinet approved
an allocation of $20M to the
Ministry of Amerindian Affairs
to provide uniforms for
Amerindian children country-

Sric sd Mnsty foH n-
Amerindians, which benefitted
13,028 children.
In 2005, Cabinet approved
$40M for the programme of
which the Ministry of Labour
Human Services and Social Sect
ityr receivedl $30% nd thel N'a \I
istry of Amerindian Affairs re-
ceived $10M to complete distri-
bution in the regions which did
not benefit in 2004-
Approximately 13,500 chil-
dre bnefited from the $30M

Make abstinence

d-:91a wa yof life :

Bishop Alleyne


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farmers and residents of Mahaica and Mahaicony Creeks to discuss agricultural
issues at the following meetings:
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July 16, 2007 G~ordon Table Primary School, Mahaicony 09:00h

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was Miss Lucretia Stanton of
the Catholic Youth Office.
Bishop Alleyne, who had
observed the youths at work
and listened to their delib-
er nations and perspectives
aired during the various seg-
ments of the Convention, was
impressed with their deport-
ment, the way they conducted
the sessions, and all-round
He congratulated them for
choosing' to make Abstinence
their way of life, adding that it
was a wise choice, which will be
beneficial to themselves and oth-
ers. The Bishop also congratu-
lated the youths for their matu-
rity and the level of seriousness
displayed as they addressed the
various issues during the Con-
Deliberating on Abstinence,
Bishop Alleyne noted that even

r~tFB11By Shirley Thomas
Patron of the Programme on
Abstinence for Guyana,
Bishop Francis Alleyne, also
head of the Roman Catholic
Diocese, has called on youths
of Guyana to make Absti-
nence a way of life, and be
ever watchful, and vehe-
mently resist risky
behaviours or practices that
constitute 'living on the
Bishop Alleyne made these
remarks as he addressed a large
gathering of youths at the
organisation's Abstinence Con-
vention held at the Catholic
Catechists Youth (CCY;) Centre,
Oronoque Street.
Participants were drawn
from several parishes around
Georgetown and further afield.
Programme Coordinator

though heavy emphasis was on
sexual abstinence among youths,
Abstinence also centres around
other practices, such as the
risky behaviours associated
with young people's exposure to
pornographic material, narcotic
use and alcohol consumption -
all of which can ultimately lead
to wrecked lives.
Other issues addressed
were choice of music, dance
and motion; youths (from an
early age) mimicking certain
types of unwholesome mo-
tions in dance from which
can come disastrous results;
the powerful subliminal
messages sent out in the lyr-
ics of certain songs, and the
influence of the advertising
And some of the ground
Please see page 19

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PARTICIPANTS at the Abstinence Convention.

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who shared a common law
union at 37 Grove Public
Road, East Bank Demerara.
They died at the Georgetown
Public Hospital Corporation


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undertake the Drawing and preparation of Tender Documents for an Annex to be
constructed to the Public Buildings, Brickdam, Georgetown.

Bidding will be conducted through Vte Nationa Competitive Bidding (NGB)
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subject to provisions of Sections III (Eligible Countries) ofthis document

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Clerk of the
National Assembly and inspect the Bidding Documents at Parliament Office,
Brickdam [8:00am to 4:30pm Mon to Thur and 8:00 to 3:30 on Friday]

Qualifications requirements include (Consultants should have):
(1) Undertaken at least two jobs of similar nature and scope within the last two
(2)Aminimum of five (5) years experience in consultancy
(3) Provide a valid NIS Certificate.
(4) Provide a valid GRA Certificate

A complete set of Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Parliament Office
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deposited in the Tender Box at the following address: Chairman, National Board
of Procurement and Tender Administrationi, Ministry of Finance, Main and
Urquhart Streets, Georgetown.
The name of the project should be in the upper left-hand corngr of the envelope.

Bids must be delivered to the address above on or before 9:00 am on 31" July, 2007.
Electronic bidding "'shall not" be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will
be opened physically in the presence of the bidders' representatives, who choose
to attend in person at 9:00am on 31" July, 2007.

AII bids "should" be accompanied by a "Bid Security" of one hundred thousand
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The Parliament Office reserves the right to reject any or all Tenders without
assigning reasons.

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Applications for ten (10) Bursaries valid for a five-year period are invited from
Policyholders whose children were successful at the 2007 National Grade Six Assessment
formerlyl SSEIE).

1. The applicant who qualifies for this award must be the child of a
policyholder. and whose policy has been in force at the date when this
examination was taken, at the tune of the granting of the scholarship, and for
the durration of this scholarship unless th~e policy matures between this
2. The policyholder's policy must have been in force for at least one (1) year
prior to the date of the National Girade Six Assessmnat (formerly SSEE)
and remains in force as per( ) above.
3. Applications must be made inwvriting to the Society-
4. Bursaries would only be granted to children attending Secondary schools in

5. apicants must Rgovide evidence of the following:
a. Nanib of Policyholder
b. Policy Number
c. Address
d. NameofChild
e. Child's Birth Certificifte
f. SchoolAttended
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7. The granting of bursary awards is not legally binding and Management's
decision in allmatters concerning these awards, would be final.
8. Closing date for applications is Thesday, July 31i, 2007.

By Orderofthe Board
JK Morgan
Company Secretary

TWO senior citizens, both
physically challenged, yester-
day succumbed to injuries
sustained in a fire which
broke out in their home at

Grove East Bank Demerara,
shortly after 15:00 h. on Fri-
Dead are Francis Suffrein,
79 and Nora Johnson, 74 ,

after being admitted and
treated for severe third degree
burns, reports said.
Suffrcin was blind, and his
wife Nora -deaf and bedridden.
Neighbours said that their age,
coupled with their disabilities
made it difficult for them to get
out of the house without help.
When the neig hbo ur s
became a ware that the
house was on fire and ran
to the couple 's rescu e '
they had already been se~
verely burnt.
They pulled the couple
from the building and rushed
them to the hospital where
they received immediate at-
One woman who lives
nearby said the couple must
have been living in their cottage
for more than 20 years.
The couple were said to
have many children, though
one daughter visited regu-


From page 18
rules for fostering a good and socially acceptable rela-
tionship, as they pursue the Abstinence lifestyle, he cam
toned, were ensuring that relationships with othersr be
premised on respect, trust and full consideration far the
other person. Never do, or encourage others to do ilbligs
that are not in consonance with these basic principles, th
Bishop admonished the young people.
The Programme on Abstinence for Guyana, patterned after
the very successful "Governor's Programme on Abstinence
(Lousiana)" was introduced here in June, 2005. At the request
of Patron, Bishop Francis Alleyne, the Governor of Innsiana
in the United States despatched a four-member delegation to
Guyana to conduct the first ever Trainer-of-Trainers Workshop
on Abstinence in Guyana.
The weekend workshop held at the St. Paul's Semi-
nary, Better Hope, formed the spring-board for the devel-
opment of what is now seen as a strong Programme on
Abstinence for Guyana, continuing to train hundreds of
young people..
The Programme on Abstinence for Guyana is not denoun-
national, and is open to all youths of Guyana.
Interested persons may contact any of'the above per-
sons, or the Programme on Abstinence for Guyana, CCY
Bull ,& 293 Oo oqe Street, Georgetown. Telephone

IFORMER US plasidents and
first ladies have attended a
private funeral in Austin,
Texas, of the wife of former
US President Lyndon B
Claudia Alta Taylor
Johnson, widely known as Lady
Bird Johnson, died on Wednes-
day of natural causes aged 94.
First Lady Laura Bush and
former Presidents Bill Clinton
and Jimmy Carter were among
some 1,800 people attending
Lady Bird Johnson's funeral.
She will be buried today
next to her husband at the LBJ
Ceremonies began on Friday
BidJonn owoun ed ie 19
to preserve native flora.
From the wildflower centre,
the casket was moved to the
Lyndon B Johnson library and
museum at the University of

Tllere it was placed in the
exact spot where her
husband's casket lay after

"As long as she drew
breath, she was wanting to dis-
cover and make an impact on
beauty," she said.
Lady Bird Johnson was a
staunch supporter of her
husband's ambitious poelces
of civil rights and on tackling
A popular first lady, she
was also one of the most influ-
ential, quietly advising her hus-
band as he came under fire for
escalating the Vietnam War, the
BBC's James Westhead in
Washington says.
But she was perhaps best-
kn~own as a tireless environmen-
tal campaigner, correspondents
syShe raised hundreds of thou-
sands of dollars to beautify
Washington, and the 1965 High-
way Beautification Bill was
known as the "Lady Bird bill".
WhnH aher asoi ter
called: "LA lot of it was desper-
ately painful, but on balance
I loved it."

I" 5P
his death in 1973.
The building remained open
overnight as more than 11,500
members of the public filed past
to pay their respects.
wihShe's once agin u ied
through the ranch in the sky,"
Tom Johnson, a family friend
and chairman of the LBJ Foun-
dation, said at the funeral on

Sa r daughter, Luci Baines
Johnson, said her mother had
lived her "94 delicious years" to
the fullest-

':Eld~erly couple

succumb to burns

a way


20 SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 15, 2007

Warder f or ced to battle' mmrates

Russia warns it

may quit key arms

pa ct in 5 months
By Dmitry Zhdannikov
MOSCOW (Reuters) Russia said yesterday Saturday it
would suspend its participation in a key pact limiting mill-
tary forces in Europe in five months' time unless a com-
pr~omise was found' on updating the treaty.
The move follows months of veibal sparring with Europe
and Washington on a range of fronts, including U.S. plans for a
missile shield in eastern Europe, proposed independence for
Serbia's Kosovo province and Moscow's energy policies.
The Kremlin said President Vladimir Putin had signed a de-
cree suspenditig Russia's role in the Conventional Forces in Eu-
rope (CFE) treaty for reasons of "national security .
NATO, Washington and the European Union expressed re-
gret and disappointment at the Russian move.
SThe pact was adopted in 1990 to limit the number of tanks'
heavy artillery and combat aircraft deployed and stored between
the Atlantic and Russia's Ural mountains'
R~ussia criticizes the West for failing tor ratify a version
amended to take into account the new post-Cold War situa-
tion.rTalks last month with NATO states ended without

T~he pact requires signatories to notify other member states
150 days before suspending participation. The Foreign Minis-
try said it would start the notification process on Saturday.
"The Russian moratorium on the CFE pact does not mean
that we are fully shutting the door to dialogue," it said.
If no solution was found in the five-month period, Rus.
sia would stop providing information and stop allowing in.
spections of its heavy weapons.


Fertilizer(s) for the Industry
For year 2008. (PartlI)

Closing Dlate for both Tenders will be
Thursday, August 2, 2007.

Tender Package(s) can be purchased and
uplifted from Purch~asing Manager-Field at the
address below from Fr~iday, July l3, 2007:

Materials Management Department
Ogle Estate,
Ogle, East Coast Demerara.
Telephone: 592-222-3161, 3162
ii Fax: 592-222-3322

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Closing Date for Application is Friday August 3, 2007 j

The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. invites
suitably qualified Manufacturers and Supphiers
to tender for the supply of:

By Hugh Bronstein
BOGOTA (Reuters) Colom-
bian President Alvaro Uribe,
bruised by a political scandal,
saw his disapproval rating hit
a high of 27 percent in an
Invamer Gallup poll pub-
lished yesterday.
As the scandal grew, linking '
some of Uribe's closest congres-
sional allies to paramilitary
death squads, the survey
showed a 9-point rise in Colom-
bians who do not like the way
the president is doing his job.
His popularity rating
sank to a still relatively
strong 66 percent, compared
with 75 percent in a Invamer
Gallop poll taken in April.

Most Colombians like
Uribe's tough security poli-
cies, which have reduced ur-
ban crime rates, sparked for-
eign investment and helped
the economy.
But the paramilitary scan-
dal, known locally as "para-poli-
tics," deepened on Wednesday
when the Supreme Court
opened an investigation into
Uribe's first cousin, Senator
Mario Uribe.
"People see para-politics as
corruption," said pollster Jorge
The poll of 1,000 people,
carried out July 6-8, had a mar-
gin of error of 3 percentage
Uribe's standing overseas

has also been hurt as a hand-
ful of his allies in Congress

have been jailed along with
his former security chief,
who is accused of providing
a death list of union leaders
to the paramilitaries.
Colombia has received bil-
lions of dollars in U.S. aid to
crack down on the drug trade,
but the Congress is toughening
conditions on aid and putting off
voting on a trade pact over hu-
man rights concerns.
The paramilitaries,
formed in the 1980s to help
protect drug lords and cattle
ranchers from left-wing
rebels, entered Colombia's
multibillion-dollar cocaine
business themselves and be-
came notorious for massa-
cring suspected leftists.

President Alvaro Uribe

office where a fight started, then
was attacked by angry inmates
who wanted to get on the inside
to protect their friends under
According to Dottin, he
was left to guard the office by
then building manager Everton
Carrington, who was holding a
meeting with inmates, but de-
cided to leave.
"I stood in front of the door,
and a group of inmates charged
the door. I pushed them off,
and they charged again" said the
muscular Dottin.
The witness said things es-
calated when one of the inmates

window in the process, and also
injuring Adrian Sealy, one of the
inmates who was outside.
The inmates outside
charged again, whilst the ones in
the office tried to break down
the door.
"I was caught between
the two, and missiles were
being thrown past me into
the office. I needed help, but

Mr Carrington never came
back, and I didn't hear any
Dottin said when charging
inmates eventually broke down
the office door, there was a cha-
otic scramble, and the fight
"I even felt inmates
scramble between my legs try-
ing to escape," the witness told
"I was eventually saved by
some tiiistee inmates and prison
Dottin said seconds after
the door was broken down he
saw Jones escape through a

around the baker shop.
He also ran in that direction,
only to find Jones lying on the
ground surrounded by rocks,
and with a large gash to his
The warder then stood
beside Jones, who was taken
away on a stretcher, by medi-
cal personnel about 30 min-
utes later.

(Nation News) ORLANDO
DOTTIN was trapped be-
tween rocks and a hard place,
but lived to tell the tale Fri-
The warder at Glendairy
Prisons had no whistle, trun-
cheon, or firearm, but somehow

battled with armed rioting in-
mates at Glendairy Prisons in
2005, and survived,
Dottin, a 13-year member of
the Barbados Defence Force be-
fore joining the prison service,
told a Commission of Inquiry he
was left to guard the door of an



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light of the discovery of the
mealybug in Jamaica, Agri-
culture Minister Jarrette
Narine says T&T has stepped
up quarantine at all ports of
Narine made this comment
in a brief interview at the Par-
liament Chamber Friday.
He said, "We are aware. We
are moving to quarantine. We are

looking at people and products
coming in. We are looking at
controlling sanitation and phyrto
The mealybug is ravenous,
island-hopping pest which feeds
on the sap, roots and leaves of
They have destroyed mil-
lions of dollars in crops and or-
namental plants across the Car-
ibbean since they were first re-

ported in the Western Hemi-
sphere, in Grenada, in 1994.
'lle pink hibiscus mealybug
was recently detected in a five-
mile section of Jamaica's rural
Portland parish.
"It hasn't spread outside of
thissmallarea.. Butweneedtoget
it under control quickly to prevent
apotentially damaging impact,"an
agricultureollcial enthe island said
on Wednesday.

Timon Williamson, a senior
research director with Jamaica's
agriculture ministry, said agricul-
ture authorities plan to release
thousands of tiny parasitic
wasps to eradicate the pests .
The tiny wasps, which are
almost invisible to the naked
eye, lay eggs inside mealybugs.
Once hatched, the larvae
feed on the pest internally,
causing it to die.

Glendairy Prisons had turned
their love affair for art and
craft into a B'dos$25 000 per
year business.
.This was revealed to a Com-
mission of Inq~uiry yesterday by
Prison OffTicer Ashton Parris,
the man re~sponsible for over-
seeing the funds brought in from
the sale of paintings.
Parris noted that after nu-
merous complaints were made

by inmates regarding the safety
of their finances, Acting Super-
intendent of Prisons Lieutenent-
Colonel John Nurse imple-
mented a "full-proof" plan.
which made sure monies would
be properly processed y th~e
prison's accounts depanmenr.
According to Parris, he w~as
the only warder allowed to deal
with money paid for paintings,
and any such paintings could
only be issued to customers at
the prison's accounts depart-

most impossible to infiltrate, so
the inmates would be aware of
where their finances had gone,"
he told the commission.
Under cross examination by
Nurse's attorney. Michael
Buckles, Parris said he had h~card:
rumours that the inmates'
money was falling through the
cracks, but that it could not be
He said some of the
pieces put on canvas had been
sold for as much as $1 000.

ment, where a receipt would be
issued, and a report of the sale
documented for the perusal of
the acting superintendent.
Parris revecaled that the
paintings were popular sell-
crs at the Hole town and
Oistins Festivals.
Bridgetown Mlarket, and the
annual general conference of
the Barbados Labour Party,
as well as at a number of
public events.
"It was a plan that was al-


88:00 to 12*0 b

Precautionary measures

InmateS art income 'safeg uarded'

08:00 to l6:00 b
08:081 to 16-80 h

88-08~ to 17:00 b

08*80 to1:0

22 SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 15 2007




ROOMS and apartments
from S4000 daily long term
rental fro $60 000 monthly
Cail 227-3336 or 231-4110
inTOURIbSTaVilla Reside c

aarc ytsfor lon / shr tr
rental. www.touris villa
C~all 227-2199 or 227- 181.

CLOSE down sale entire

ra i-~~ otat.Pie tosl
CalI 622-4760. 256-3338.

WORK from home for
US$$$$ weekly. Information?
Send stamped envelope to
Nicola Archer, PO. Box 12154
Georgetown, Guyana
CONTROL your income
working from home filling 100
enve opeF for US$50t0 or mord
weeky For in orma ion. sen
enaeo to Nat ai 'i Wilasd
GO Bnox 12154 Georgetown,

MINIBUS service. For all
your transportation needs
min 'ssan~d tax 63rvie .2

NAYELLI School of
spc al 3-o h wosomer lga
package starting July 9. 200 .
Also evening classes in Acrylic
Nbals ad2107 Brus wihe sars
in Barbering starting Sunday
July 8, time 10 am to 1 pm.
New Make tStroeret Not 2C4
burg. Limited space available.

COMPUTER Repairs, Sales &
Services -Cal Kersting'sCom uer
R lair &- 3as Cetr & 22
Srikce na ailable. 24 hrs
EXPERTLY 231-7656.
HAVE your comutr
ex ertly serviced or p~u:lt
Gep ius Com uters IDazzell)
231-7650. p626-8411. Our
Oroibce is lcated were your

ARE you cursed,
depressed, demon possessed
OR~ need finance? Call

PLANNING your specia
evntadCal nw frorC spcia
Decorating. Tel. 218-37 6,
665-3306. Wedding Weavers
-Every woman's wish!

AT 212 CARINA. excellent
workin~ condition, ma s
music. C, fully owDjered. 29-
0773~ or 624-848.
DOLLY'S Auto Rental -
272 Bissessar Avenue Prashad
Naga Georgetown. We accept
M~aster. Visa and American
Express Cards. Phone 225-
7126. 226-3693. Email:

CONTACT BIBI 621-4996.

PRACTICAL Electronic
classes beginning August 7. For
further information, call 225-
0391 or 226-6551, 349 East St.,
N/CiBurgA G/town. MTS

Let stake this subject seriously
JOIN a small grotT NOW to
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8 WEEKS comprehensive
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PIANO Music lessons for
beginners and others (8 yrs. and
over), during August vacations
anelVaL A aey C
and CAT. Classes commencing
July 9::". 2007, registration on
ooina 4:30 7:30 pm daily.
fel. 220-4986. 613-7220.


6' pperRoot St. Bourda G~rg aw~n
Tot 225-154ooreb22-8308
Proferssinal Triniing tor Re World Jobs
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Corel DrawlGrapitics
Caregiver/Patient Care
IELTS English Test
Immigration Law
Choice of Local or Canadian
,1 CertificateslDlipomas

EARN a CertificatethDiploma
oroDegree,hin any parT ofHR wHld
Education Link #261-5079-
Double B's S~chool sof
SAsLOeNol ,Dr kAary B
avaial aloteapeutic and
relaxation massage. Call 265-
LEVELS New Form I, Form 11 -
V, SUBJECTS Maths, English,
Social Studies/Art/Craft, etc.
TIME July 16th August 24'h.
Cal' 227-7 50, Mr. Lee.
AIR brushing courses, acrylic

re istering students for full-time

Monthly fee: $1 500 per su ject.
Contact us at 6 Croal and Kin
Streets, 227-7627, 615-891 ~

CLASSES- have you just
fi ihesd you CXo 'sean L is a
Have you just f nished the Lower
6 and want a head start on the
Upper 6? Have you just finished
the Upper 6 and would like to
deve deeper into mathematics
before going off to university?
Then there is a class of you.
Spend this summer sharpening
the analytica) skills necessary to
take you successfully through
you re a-Levels and beyond
mathematics, Theoretical
Mechanics, Statistical Anal sis.
LEVEL: Core Maths, Adva ced
Maths,NATIOr Oer MC PsE
rEdexcl,foCamb dgeIea
contact ROBERT: 225- 470 or
e m a i )

TRAINING for international
employment get trained by
Guyana Training College on a
Canadian Curriculum as a

Criiat~ion Wed ar
ae hr zeldbya d NeACPSW eg
ONTARIO to administer this
pr808ram in Guyana Call 227-
ovil8 adb and evening classes

cleanse, power ul male sexual
enhancer products. American
made 220-5681.

Motoring "You Train to Pass"
Forshaw and Oronoque Streets.
Tl. 227-1063. 226-7874. 642-
- - --8- - -
R K's Creatino Masters in
need sunr te land comfot ren
learn. Studen s must know who
bhsf~ dea wih tDnivin is ser ou

bM tonr n 1R5K Regent F a ,
Bourda. a a

Indera Si gh Massage. If
rou rneetdhearbabece m s ae
Co binled6Mith re5 4 lgy
me help easy your pain from
ds rider, sc lng indth e fet ao
dibte s, nk hco @ nrandd up a
and lower back pain, curvatures of
the spine, hamstring and calf
mussaccralpa nevs eatd n restg Cl
227-4282 anytime. 153 Regent

NEED a friend? Pen pal's or
pnhon pa)'s? TP ase9 -al 67
M dras ,EC 125 Supply
MAGAZINE of Worldwide
Pen Friend. information?
S nd stPOpedB envellole5 -
Georgetown, Guyana
MATURE male interested
meeting sin le female. Send
profile an Opicture Carib
Nonin~ec ion.017 Box 2980, Ny
GET A FRIEND! Get educated!
Get Married! Migrate!...through the
CFI Telephone Friendship Link.
Call 592-261-5079, twenry-four
hours daily.

SPIRITUAL help from
Suriname for sickness,
problems. evil, etc. Tel. 220-

MALE. 25 yrs old. Seeking
jobs as a Driver (car and van).
Call 227-0415.
atDeO ounneeda smeonf tod
you? Call 644 6661.
BUILDING a uarium to your
specif ication. Telu # 684-2 51,
THE Babysitter s Club Child
Care Services. Limited space,
home environment. Call 610-
4000 or 222-1337 for info.
TECHNICtANS available for
appliance ~repairs washers.
dryers,' microwaves. stoves, dee
frers,. etc. Call 622-4521/21 -
.TECHNICIAN: on call for all
your television. VCR and
microwave repairs. We provide
hm~e s~e65tc24 Call Ryan # 655"
I EARN ta le ,btk, tye-dye
curtains, etc to professional
sta d~a d Prone Fs ion Tnut~o2@
0,571. 9

781100185S1, Btody
PiBPCingl & 8810H

R US10ti Tattoo," 80@
Pieffing, CO~-Ups, 1
watgin aijs, afig& ,

Wide range of body
g eweller So e, clean &

230 I anpa Gbidto OO

(181 d8110010lo Illu~enlppise)
S1 ,:,:,i,:At N

WE offer part-time help &
carnenik (ctliahning awra ng,
Wha8 ever is the need call 231-
91TECHNICIANS available for
appliance repairs washers,
dryers. microwaves, stoves, deep
fryers, etc. Call 622-4521/218-

Corliad th to mi at 013
Experts f o yourConadion
ind USA Iminrandri0R
Matters. Work oermits,
Skilled Workers, Businiess
a05 ss~~f A alues for 5 fued l de

fomlii Sponsorships,
Visitorf SVisus, ek.

&ICass Clald Bil. Talill 4131-8845
8threaT : 22511i40 lli228308

FOR all your construction
repairs. renovations, as well as
masonry, varnishing, plumbing
and painting. Contact Mohamed
on 233-0591, 667-6644.


.IN THE il.


DIU 4.

HAVING problems with your
locked cell phone? Now your
troubles are over because THE

tuhpan b re Ohmr thn et
prices lus2sed ss vce hHe
#`s 629-7794, 662-5777 or 225-

TRAINEE Computer Tutor/
Rc ptio isb. A o dCTC, 57

1 FEMALE to work at Le
Rich Guest House at 25 Princes
Street. Tel. # 227-3067, 233-
2175, 623-1562.
to$TAXI0Driveres earC 1 0GR
Taxi, 73 Queen St., Kitty. Tel.
227-2100, 614-6202..

oprtunitiesL a road Esemi
killed help wanted. Contact
Phone 905-896-9629. Email:
bptours@h~otmail~com ~
Re rsertat vestommwosronaill
81t rctie Tei7 225-9695, 223-

LcFcOR Dri er wt Cale/ear
Security Guards. A Il Avinash
Complex Water Strepet. Call 226-
3361, 227-7829.
at8 Otive rs I$ r000 ahnd
information, call: 231-1786,
CoA RE UTAB E Insur"'S
IVarl ~ist ro~du tsanSenrd
13 Church St., S/C/Burg. Tl.
EXIST for teachers in all
subject areas to work at
Et rpise ,rE D; 10o~nDRepaon

adu ov rPTe'l.WB265A396, 6 9
5300. 220-0538.

M cd ngc r tst khnaowe 5ge r
Exopneren .Salary $5 00 ~o
written ap cation to .Iot 10
Meadow Bank. Tel. 225-9304.
CONTACT 1-868-678-0831, 1-
atematics. L Ib-

West Bank Demerara. App~Til ~in
person with written apphica ton.

Re ure ets sbjsects CtXr
at least 2 years expenence. Must
be computer literate, must have
a valid Driver's Licence. Send

ONE (1) female Accounts
Clerk. Must have knowled e of
Pay Roll between ae of 25 and
e5 yir eat labe 2omyea s
mt rene. ar?/pbe~r coot
written a plication at Lot 10
Meadow aink. Tel. 225-9304.
EXISTS~for semi-Mechanics.
Must have practical experience
and a good knowledge of
reading parts and 'service
manua s. Top salary in, the
Georgetown area and bonuses
will be included. Apply in person
with a Police Clearance to: P &
L Engineerina &'B~ Construction
Co. Ltd., 61E V David Strelet,

EXISTS foi labourers Wth
Mechanical 'experience. tst
have a sound second ary
Education, knowledge ofenn
partewill be ari aset. sapIgan3
bonusessril~ included. I l
Clearance to: P &L L Engineerin
& Construction Co. Ltd., 61: %
SDavid Street, Kitty, G/town- ;

VACANCY exist for
WsbyAttendants (males &
maless. Call 625-4380.

maue n aer pefeal

ner susen3 liries s a 6 T-
COOKS. Cleaners,
las eboS etusn r peros

New Market Sts.) bet. 3 anpd 5
pm. No phone calls.
cEL.I ERYis les lerk
secondary education with
Maths & ~English. Apply to
Friendship! Oxygen Limite 30
Friendship, East Bank
DP merara. Between 1 and

lUrl 10Ve 0t 90512J yedf5s
experiente in elecreonic repairs


Mur hov 183F~ Iga 5di

interpersonal ski ls

Appl in pe son willipplication

The Sal~es Matnager
Cetn~r~al Elect-ronics
67 Robb Street
I..acytowun, Gieorgletown

acA EX ED Ca ION. Wan

li the o ne of s enstigiu
APEX Education -providing
quality private education to
V yanese ov ro tn (10~ years.
Dmp oment -Heardestrod
Headteachers or CXC/CSEC
Markers; Specialist Principles
Tacher Busns aUbe ct )s
u enat/CI aunarr J nitors e
Handyman for Maintenance.
Send written application with
CV/Resume to the Director of
Studies at 22 Atlantic Gardens,
East Coast Demerara.

15 ACRES of farm land
situate at Parika Backdam. Tel.

260US HEN New Housing
Scheme, house lot 50 x 100.
Asking $2M. Call 225-5591
or 61 -5505.

Tuschen, EBE. Tel. No.` 684-
AMSTERDAM, 2 miles
Upper Demerara River 250
ar~es lnc, 250.f UieS$1
000. Ederso's 226-5496.
R es ke 16 acres. I eal fo
farmingeot divPd~eud$t.5 pger acr~
s ec al price 2 acres $6Mi
11S$30 000. Ederson's 226-
SAILA PARK Vreed-en-
H'oop, Housina Scheme.
House lot for saqe, near the
public road. Prime location,
miles from VIHoop
teln.Reasonable Price.
'Tel. ~~fl# 225-767Qi~ of 254l-
LARGE roadside
resipd~eeial roxrana ported
e~usqquar fe,sat Avitre
stelli No reasonable offer
refused. Tel. 222-3842 or 625-

DO you have problems with
Ao~ur rfierda or anhdo eeAers ca
ahd gas stove. Then you can
contact' the specialist on Tel. No.

New Providence -$24M,
Sheet Anchor Can e, three
acres $11M. 609-2 02, 225-
5782, 233-5711.
Atlantic Gardens, Lamaha
Gardens, Earl's Court,
Diamond, Canal #1 and 2 1
East Bank lands inclusiveo
water front) Highway, lands -
2760 acres Intermediate
Savannah. tEL. 226-8148,
625-1624.isgvn cmr

land in 3mLAN iStreet el"~ ville ~
$12M. New Market & East
Streets, for 4-s~torey'complex -
$18M neq. 5m Street Albettown -
160 x 28 reduced to $5.9M.
Phone 225-2626. 231-2064,
225-5198, 225-270)9.
68.43 ACREd transported
Eansd kak Esse a kocan bae

1983, Cell 684-7245 or A
Persaud. ~Cell 695-1'458. -
LBI $3M,i Lusignan -
3.5M, Enmorb Pub. Rd. -

T~urer on US$7M, geM -
$6.5M and othdr residential
and commercial areas for
residences, schools, com uter
cafes, beer ar es,
supermarket an ohr
purposes. Call us at Goodwill
Real Estate. Tel. Nos. 223-
5204, 225-2540, 628-7605.
LBI $3M, Lusignan -
$3.5M, Enmore Pub. Rd. -
16M, Diamond -3,
fimeh~rl, 25 acres $ SM,
Meadow Bank 5M,
r65k ad oth~e r siddne 4
and commercial areas for
residences, schools, computer
cafees, bre~er g.araens, ~
praoses. Call us at Goodwill
5204,E2s2tt2eMT0el62N8o- 6 31
227-4040, 225- 995, 669-1
7070 Land for s le New
Providence $15M, an t
-$120M, ,Alberto\ n 15M
Q een~stow~n $13Mo th4
.5M, est Roa VCD 5 ots
-M, Bushy park 175 x 175 -
$ Mk, ha apy Acres $10M,
Chatau Mio ECD $M,
LBI Earl's oburt $4M La
Granue WBD %r acre $4M,
Guy uCo park $12M.

flt-43 AutnS e~dt.b Cvle

ONE housing in Enmore -
$15 000 mont ly. Call 622-

CTunF s~nl w~drking fm le
EXECUTIVE furnished
Uo~use 2C~aricom G rdn 5-

hoOeNE (1LBthlee-b ~rood
hos aTeLI $2 00
8oS1hnatil & I 22 -2366,
ROOM to rent, sin fe
workm~g person resilean sal
area. Contact 231-866n, 629-


621-3438, 609- 899.
Streets, Bourda. 24 ft. x 22 ft
sace. Call Juliarl 225-4709.
ONE 1-bedroom bottom
flat a artment. Parking s ace.
Call2-(12-9449, 23 -8 m lat
apartment $35 000. Call
231-3903. .
aTWeOt oone-b dromom
Street, Kitty. Tel. No. 226-
0681 (office).

and up.
DO you have party? Need
a Chef to do vour coo in Call
Troy 61- 96, 69- 41.
1 TOP and bottom
house. At lot 200 Deobinara
S P~rashad Nagar. Tel. # 621-

SBachelors Adventure, EC

FURNISHED flats for
overseas visitors. Phone 227-
2995, Kitty.
BEL Air Park 2-bedroom
a artment self-contained. Tel.
2 6-2675.
TWO one-bedroom
a artment. Contact Nizam
Dpirjhan, 25 Hill Street
Albou stown '
ONI" 1-bedroom apartment
at River ew, Ruimveldt, 1
Ge3 00 al 22-10fr mr
styled apts. Suitable' for a
couple or single person -$4
O0 0 / $5 0 00 per da y. Call
231-6429, 622-5776 ;
1 & 2-BEDROOM flats
furnished and unfurnished. Cal
69r0 frO 8r if90 13. 218-2056

residency. Tel. 227-1871 or 646
BUSINESS place to rent a
112 Third & Albert Streets ,
creo.Tl ,2a-2b5o 5H666- 26
ONE four-bedroom top anb
Sret, m Dtooo, E. 11l 23 -
1 2-8EDROOM apartment.
hot and cold water, unfurnished
at Alberttown. Call 223-6036 or
619-0815, for more information.
C/VILLE fully-furnished
a is. for overseas visitors.
S arting from US$15 per ni ht.
Call Anand 6 2-21 8,
anytime, 227-8356.
ONE furnished tivo-bedroont
boto fiat houps Situa ed a
645-1976 or 612-83 7 -
ONE upper flat measuring -
20' x 40' for business or office in
Dennis St., C/ville. Fully grilled,
water tank, fully carpet, e c. Tel.
1 FULLY grilled 3-bedroom
a artment Lof 85 Duke Street
Kingston, G/town $45 000. Tel'
227-2699, 683-4'732.
rtSHORT tw m or mog trm
furnished top flat. Nb~rton Stree
Lod e. Tel. # 225-8149, 261.
561 261-5635
sin le a artm'ent for overseas
visi ors. ona or short term. Call
623-3404, 222-65t0, between
1pm and 4 pm.
FUI.LY furnished 3-bedroom
upper flat for short/Iong time

cin Fs. bCall 2 6-d210,e 2 6
ONE self-contained one
room a artment at 149; New
Road, VHoop, 15 min. to G/T.
Working couple ortly. Call 254-

bedrNEWboto pfa Sl 00
monthly. Working rsons ont 8
Kenzie 220-3173.
bdi8Orn'- $22050 32524,3- 2
bedroom 40 000 furnished -
$2 6000, $45 000. Call 231-
SPACIOUS two-flat concrete
building fo~r business or
residential corner of Hadfispid and
Lime Streets, Stabroek. foeal for
Offices, Tel. 266-1163, 209-

7urnNEd two-bedrnoom fu@

residential, newly built concrete
1 flat building 3 luxurious
bedrooms mansion fully
furnished US$600 monthly
Ederson's 226-5496.

locate~dEi prime NcESern at
area -Sheriff Street. Suitable
for offices, agencies, boutique,
Ivnt acta2 odatjons, etc.
'HAVE a house or a artment
toeraent fror $s40 Od0 dentcellaennd
R:(-;4 2c7 Oaen 0 a 8

unfurnished apartments c one,
two, three & four bedrooms.
Queenstown residential, from
US$25 per day, long terin also
available. Tel. 624-4225

LnBEoAUC FUanqutieth use a
honeymoon or holiday s-
Caretdker on premises. Call 2 6-
8901, 611-7658, 681-3217.

3-BEDROOM furnished
house on EBD in gated
community new, never lived in,
all items oi furnishing new also -
US$7t00 neg. Call 6 7-3564. No
Agen s.
TANKS, 110&8200V.$I11M, NEG.
TEL. 225-0525.

resident DRrOM, aho uensi s
provided, including sheets'
towels, extra pillows, etc, electric
alarm, generator, large yard with
fruit trees, grilled, parking, quiet
and peace ul. Others large and
small alike. Any price range. Call
HOME awayb from home -
fc taifurni hedoeauti Il, sI f

ONE two-bedroom bottom
flat (back lot at S arendaam.
Contact tel pone 220-6159 or
683-9592 b teen 5 pm and 9
rnndoan onda tr yFiram and
ATLANTIC Gardens large
1 fully furnished 2-storey hoUse
for rent to companies d~nd
diplomats, one master room, 2
guest rooms, fully AC, hot and
cold, parking, large yard space,
water filter s stem. Call 623-
1499, 226-41 5.
PRIME office space in the
heart of Geor etown's
commercial and legal district
with lar e converuent parking
space. Ground floor location
0ay acss. Apspuoxi aeay ~
office, shop or, business.
Inspection by appointment only.
Please call Liz 226-1370-
2 UPPER semi-furnished
rooms in fully furnished two-
storeyed building mn upscale
location. Kitchen, dining and
living room, accessib e to
tenants, the entire physical
envi~roonm~ent i'~, s immculately u
QUALITY aartment Bel
Air Park (top flat) 2 bedrooms, 1
bathk, pressure rnm with 3 water
baendroo so 1 batohm ca et2
mosquito proof, tele hone
parking fac cities. Prie '
Calf' up to the minute
Tel./faxe 227-0721, Office22
8097, Cell 684-7229.
AIR SPRINGS, Subr anville

C/ole, Eeir PaC (aa Av .
(apt.), R ub c Park,. Ogle bus
Bond, Bel Air park, Kingsjjton
Cummings Street. TEL. 226-
8148, 625-1624.
lan Eha e tor aen prpri
a artments and houses, hotels,
o fce spaces and business place.
Intoerse inadesntin youur
apartments or any other item o
rotod wwn turfre m tove
photos of all items. Call 225-
995, 223-8199, 621-8271, 333-

BEL AIR PARK: (1) 2-
bedroom apartment ful
furnished. AC US$1 000. (2~ 3
bedroom, fumished US$1 d00.
(31 4-bedroom lar e' home -
G~rn Dh0 dNOS 14 J-e 4 d

funeoiabed PUS gle. Bel AIR

fu shNeL laarge 4-bedroom

maYIIn furnished US$5 0.
Courid ParkT QuReen:stown,

Snas pb I I n, etc. BCS CL2U6E

wurithe large oveientaring co
feet lof open pla air- O
condintionedooffc masae or rent
ona uppert flatshe of Fiteeal 3

ind Gter geon Ins ecion bG k
a ouinten only. luease ca
Lapz elil t.Cl 226-17.

LG. space to rent in Kitty.
Ideal for any business monthly -
$120 000 & $80 000. Tel. Elec,
generator. Call 225-0571.
rent executive style house
Lamaha Gardens furnished?
unfurnished US$3 000 neg.,
executive style house, Meadow
Brook, fully furnished US$3
a artmen~t Continenta~l Park -
$ 5 000, fullSfurnished, AC,
apart ent -$100$500d ily sa n
aartment, fully furnished
Kiaton -US $12 000 neg. Call
2-7162 or 661-0540
Haven US$2500, Kingston -
US$2 000. & US$1 500,
exSE 0 Oepr pert Kwit poo -
5U0S750,0B~eF Ei ParkPACES$

nak aBoud e n3 Id i 0
commercial area for
residences, schools, computer
cafes, beer Qardens,
supermarket and other pu oses,
Call us at Goodwill Reb I tate.
Tel.Nos5223-5204, a25-2540,
227-4040, 225-0995, 669-7070

ArVlae-$65 000, Peter kose
St., Q/town US$3000, Lamaha
Gdns US$2000, AA Eccles -
US5350S$ Continential Park
EBaDe -UUS5105060 Ante rjinrk
SUS$800 Atlanltic Gdns -
US 800. Sec 'K' tC/ville -
US 2000, Williami St. -
US 550, Buddies Park -
US 700 GuySuCo Park
US 3F0 aQ een to/ 50
.0035 000, Brickdam 4U40
-US$5000' Re @lnt St -
US$1000 US$60 1~ sheriff St
- US$2500 US 40, Water
St. US$1000, Lmbrd St -
UIS$1200, Robb St US$2500,
Kitty 57 x 45 store 5200 000,
charlotte St USS1P per flat
New Market St ~S1800,
Avenue of Republic $4US000,
North Road US$15p0 per flat.

b room house at vie.Call
CO C E TE73 1 o 4
BARGAIE(I Nekv Bel Air
Park 32M. Tel. 611L9315, 690-
8625. i
LOW inchjme >ro erties
for sale in Bierbice $2.6M.
Tel. 227-4551, 68 -2559.

Agdctre iRd Trup
FOR sale by Rowaner -
propert at PubioRaDe
oojp ahaica, ECO. Call 623-

Bou amivillea Park, EBD.
Con act # 669-7645.
NEW three-bedroom two-flat
Oe-21 02 Sm 8d, 2S33-5711
flat Atlantic Ville corner lot -
$9M. 609-2302, 225-5782, 233-
THREE bedroom back
cottage Croal Street. G/town -
$6M. 669-2302, '225-5782, 223-


Lo nTD on Chrd h SR t,
Stret.Tel 225-2228 aend
ONE two-flat concrete
building' for sale. Contact Mrs-
Khan at 242 Forshaw Street,
Queenstown or 226-1367.

DianPR PEW~alk, We BC k
32em 58'a $3.2 million. Ca
on ED ube o,A needs a I
1PabrhS~es. in ~5-3006/618
363 o...ers hotmailp~ l~' com o

mji in n~eg. Tel. # 220-2366,
SCHEME flat concrete 2-
bedroom, in good condition -
$5.5M neg. Tel. 225-3006, 618-

100 FT. X 50 FT. IN GOOD

226-1192, 623-7742.

hou2ST tR med ww th ge
located at 87 Pike Streef Call
WE at God's Favorite have
po erties from $9M u wards,
al 7%. Phone 225-51 8, 231-
ONE property in Camp
Street com ound need re airs
n11eM. ,ro8568 2 Mdo 26
2-STOREY 5-bedroom
wooden and concrete house at
Kersaint Park, LBI, ECD, also 2
digital cameras. Tel. 625-2110
DO you have a place to sell
or rent or are you looking for a
Ata tic Reau y. Te'lm2 6-97C3ali


REGENT St. $180M,
between Regent & King Sts.
Tel. No. 641-8845:
ECCLES Public Rd. 5-
bedroom, 5 bathrooms, 2
kitchens, 2 living rooms,
dining room, bond, office
area, drive-in gara e, big
yard Space about 20 D00 sq.
ft. Excellent locations
business. Contact # 233-
2423, 641-7073.
d CLO EO L-s~hap
tw u ligs and transpored_
lots of yard space (1* lt
210' x 50') (2"< 140: x 40')
total area 350' x 90' in a
central area Public Rolid, Mc
Doon. Phone 233-0570.
WE have for sat~e,
pr derties, landa eshouased

hld apartments o any tmso
yours choie? aNo cdotinssio
pael. #'s 225-695 23-6199is
621-8271 333-676. Nesie

St. three, flat residences/
busimnesss r $45M, Aves of
Republic, uiess1 000 cnmsq.
buivnet ss6 lare contcrte
Ue.#S7250 005, e-l Ar ar
$2-27M. Newtown3 tSitM,

tedP co. ound- $60M
bubic Pmk -4530M, $22191n
2302, 225-5782r~ienes

cosncetse $95M, Agricola
$9.5Mic Lusignans -400
-t $8.50 an ohersf aso la

160h, onmaion rod-$5M,
$12, Antola -$6M PRoad~
- 50Mx 1%3. Robert eat o,

buildng icmond comp und
$100lvlt 1M. BYE iG T 3-

n~MoMA IEOsN~ tw-ree
1n 500n acrest wit 0ows -n
buldngste on 7M acres 60M
SreMdeWater Street, tosoe

KITTY, Lsga- $9M Ptresha
Ngr- $ 195M, $14Mes ls ln
Newtown -ai $9M,' Quensow
- $1Mer Ki new, concrete -
Sec., AgiK l $17M,:e Row
Brook, new $29M. N dly,
Gdnst -eeato $16.5M grala

225-762709 2 -5198. 2731-8
20 hoe 4-09 el

38500 arS .FTiSTFL0 ow

COgNTJC EO -tet et 226-

bete argain Queens own

$28Mtow $23M i N~e Gatorde
St., vicinitywn 'Unrban
nedwe ; Sh9.21 ,-st hr T
feJ~d3 s ro n 6 u o na S

rrok ndaU $2~M ebArd

Conineta ParkM, ad'dulble :
lo -U$1000,land- for.
42MM, Sjrah N M
Abrtow -7l $12.5M Phon'e
TaonRieis Realty 225-26~
252703, -20625-5198, 3-

su'~`ij~v~;~~~~c~ir~i~si-~'i~ -j-4i~;is~,~266i

brAc rr WS rliit CI~
laanL~~~~ ri nrcl

M45M Ice au eRdVill g4q0M'
Call' Seeker's Choice Real
Estate 223-6346, 263-7110.
NO AGENT: Call Mrs.
Wilson 226-2650, 229-2566
to view 6 bedroom ~s, 4
bathrooms. 2 kit hens,
Campbellville property ~110-
240 volts, large land. Sits 2

Kersaint Park LBI 47M'
Re public Park $45M, Atlantic
Vil e $24M.
2-STOREY 3-bedroom
house at Alliance, Canal No. 2,
5 'd acre doR 1Mwd a r
building on land 59 K 280 ft.,
1 unfurnished concrete building,
,tto EE. KDty C~hate~a~u
58n~gp. E Dm a s4
Park, At a tic Gardens. Ogie
Gu buCo Gardens
Su ryanville. Sheriff Street,
1-amana Gardens, Bel Air Park/
Vilge rash"ad N,,a ~a~r.

1 2-STOREY 3-bedroom

Pblis bsa nr
exitig anuacurn 2bu lbs

BLYGEZIGHT: 3-bedroom
with lots of fruit trees $23M1.
MAHAICONY: farm 1 500 acres
with over 60 cows $10M1.
NEWTOWN, Kitty $12M1, MAIN
STREET: 3 building s in
cmouGd L S503. eBL A

Main, Middle, Water Streets and
Ki gston. Call 226-7128, 615-
Po Ort es 5d Suh5R6 ld
UnS$ GMM ChRc StS $50M
Providence $75M, Atlantic
Gdns $24M, Danrade St., Kitty
14M, A ricola EBD -
$8M,Kettley S.: C/town $24M.
Broad St.. C/town $45M'
Charlotte St. $47M4. Grove EBD
P%2M C aa $ S8e, Nn

$35M, Bel Air S rnn s S145M,
Sheriff St. $59M $1.5M, .
Regent St $50M US$1 6M.

__ ~ I~

Diarnon~dTONewup e
Contact 645-5042 $4.5
TUCVILLE $6M, South -
%6M,: Kit u $4M, Albe ttownM -

$5uM sCol n231-86253M6. ge

000. E erson s -226-5496.
building s to buy Eccles S/
Ruimve dt. Kitty Central G/
town and oter areas.
Edro' st r y 6
bu dinor, I nd road tdo or ern

ern sis -21229US660 000.
SOESDYKE public Rd
vacant new luxurious 3
bedrooms mansion. Electricit ,
0t0.erderhso 's 1232 5U4Sd6%
NORTH Ruimveldt 2 flat
cncroetembuildings 4 lux r ou
simmings$12.25MS9S662 000.
Edrsons -9.
STABROEK. Brickdam 2.
storey corner building. Ideal
doctors clinic, medical center,
insurance, internet cafe $26M.
Ederson's 226-5496.

NO PRTHl RCd vacat 2-
stryconcrete moudirng deal
Insurance, irnteranet f25M ten
USS125l 000~v. Ederson's 26-

NROBB Borda Market 2-
storey building was 575Mnow id
$50MUSS250, 000ret owner
dS12 m dic Ederson's 26

ieNTRRS e f i
mdotor m s, $5to 5M Ederso's

US30M4975 000. EEdersons 26

G.Jorsy whodn war s5 new

080: l~o with copuerlab. X-

woodien uldn Ideal i te wh

de on' 2 -496
PARM shopin center 2
buildi-ng, b) generl store, c
birond/w are house S80Mg A
SiMUSS400 000. Ederson's-26-

needs3 medca. Ederson?'s 22i

BESTh Rd 5house lots, 50

Edierson's 226-5496.

U $300 000. Ederson's 226-
coorene blot. Aeat uield 3-
Sstorey oe su eraret m mini
5U4SM6500 000. Edron's- 26

$24M/S$ 000ca. Ederson's -
CROALY Stabro.
mansio on 3 house lots. Idal
ntrerntoa hotel$2 $65MI
UdeS$250 000 Edrsn's- 26-

KINSTN eta near fortegln .

nUs10 e0tnyim. Ederson's 26

h use for s .2,Counta otwo
or 226- 36a7 osw
NON Parlel, New Scheme -
eocret shoruese 4obdednrooamns
inside ttlhet dsibdath. a h o4n
washbay, sink, etc. 8Mrl neg,
Call 689-8847, 641-9 32.

Nar Krq19M 6$ 49M, N hi w
$9M Queenstown -$16M,
Alberttown, concrete $19M
Kitty. new concrete $20M, Bel
Air Park 3-storey reduced from
$60M, to $i43M Sec. K' $17M,
Meadow Brook, new -$29M,
B k n Park$135fl6Mou DUrbd
d16 5M, Agmricolla c icretM
nredu d 5ro oylto2R 18

227-7162 OR 661-0540. Back
hue, Kioty b e7.5M nean, S
- $13M neg., house in Bel Air -
$58M, newly renovated house
Queenstown -$26M neg.,
ortmen b i di~norto~itM -
$7 5M nea., executive prooerty
Meadow Brook Gardens $60M
eneg, pro ert Water St. Storage
andui din $38M ne .
property Re ulic Park $3 M
ne 3,-storey building Charlotte

C/ ill $30M, 9MOMb, North
Road -$28M Regent St. -
$200M ne ., A lantic Gdns. -
$22M, Su~ryanville $17M
Albou stown $14M. $11Mr
$4M, harlestown -$20M~, $15M'
%17MM L~aMPe~nwetnwen $ 0MM

Grove 11M Soesdyke
n~verside -$20M, "bB Eccle~s
$9.~5M. Lusignan $9.5M
Princes St. $3.5M and other
residential and commercial
copu r rcaeas.edenr h Idess


.2 VOLTS dry cell batteries
for sale Tel. #t 6 2-5146.--

ppiEs fowesale.sCotoc wN #
EARTH for sale deliver
to s ot. Also Bob Cat renta .
Call 626-7127
281ALmSTE2ROArauweld r
628-32 4p5 270-1709
ONE CPU and one Cash
Register for sale. Contact 662-
94 231 472
SCHOOL shirts in various
sizes and colour. No reasonable
offer refused. Phone 663-9296.
SHERWIN Williams Latex
concrete paint in white and
colours. Tel1. 220-1014.

hou ehold stuCf S260503T6E5
665- 005, 611-4330.
A COMPLETE aquarium for
sale. Tel. # 684-2451, 688-6442:

601KoAWASAK Mot rcy e5ZiX
PURE B 8d G ---
Shepherd pups.6 weeks old
Ca ian 5-aed d dewormed.
1 -165 MASSEY Ferguson
tractor with trailer, 1 cement
mixer, 2 mini cars. Tel. 227-

381,2 PO ESKTOP Laser
ehotcopier, 1 Cano~n desktop
Printer Call Juian- 225-4769.
ONE Butcher shoe in
Bourda Market. Contact p622-
4955, between 10 am and 5
pmeror 2m20-6440, anytime
ADOBE C3 master

so3re suite c4b rofh~tacc9
1 MERLIN Diesel fuel
injaecctionr pump, cae brein
condition. Call 644-8952 or 626-
t radern Cl p .2002 Os2o 8
1 HONDA XLR 600 R Dirt
Bike, 1 Suzuki VR 650 Dirt Bike.
Kemn # 771-4114 or 619-1510.
XEROX Copier Canon 3-in-

motors, belts, valves, kno s, tc.
Technician available. Call 622-
(1) WOODEN boat size 55
len th, 10' width, 6 depth. No
xoceelnentibcsond~i # 66'

00QSC 5mpO10 jrs 0X/E$ 60
000 1 500 $150 000 amps
($200o 000/$150 000). 22'7-
7528, 629-4282.

WBINDOW3 85, 08, ME, 2000, XP,VIsl
MS 011ice 97, 2000, IP 2083, 2007
Moln1, Blcha 2887 A& ii
Quick Bealls 2007, Peaddrfea 2005
allil PhillttlGIke Cii, Prerii$F 3

Oraw l3 DiefAlkilecl0, Ealcatrli
2001, Traistlllell Pro Kall & Alltill

game r c ony o

t.nla t s Irom lp Uor ct

1 SET 18" new ma rims 1
set it hei ,t res 2-70- 6

EvHOtUSEHmuLsD oiteA so
ar esa. Tel. T5-8361,

5SALE0 8 a e- 6Ammer ca
made automatic waterers for
chickens $2 200 negotiable.
Johnson and Mercur outboard
n~ges. Call 222- 523, 645-
LATEST full version
Wans t~er software ava labi e
A cutin Edit gc
Eduotio 1l, Games
Genius Computers 231-7650,
4MM %", 3/8" %/"
PLYBOARD wholesale
quantitiens. Lgon qsbootsh rain

Genra~tre1815 i St

Masses Fer uson 285
Tractor Bob~cat 76 G diesel
welder on wheelgaoie
welder generator ,gi~Bo oa RZ
engine, Toyotba $2R enaine
witn transm~ission.TEL. # 264-
HOUSEHOLD electrical
items and other furniture at

eol prs atkm
tpos o a pic sr. E:

198NE L nd Rovdeur I cobaey
and sunroofs. Heated elaecatron c
leather seats, mag rims, cruise
control, automatic, am fm radio
6-2 8s~sette T5l p663-4850 or

La6r6d4a0 FORDb nractor,Isug
enclosed Canter, factory juice
machines, portable heavy duty

eHp ut tad edgnu revi
7 73
COMPUTER Pro rammes
from $2 000, Encarta 07, Office
07, Antivirus 07, Peachtree:
Quickbooks accounting Point-of.
taeoCXAP V ta, Esnglihd,Ma hsh
6m2r OC~a0\ thony 227-8010,

motorbKWAS1HonA 550500 wtod
generator, 1 Honda 6500 watts
generator, 2 2-door coolers, 1
Toyota Tacoma, 1 Sani serve ice
doebmnakcehdnebalb scpade 1
swinging chair, 1 karoake
machine Lp Discn 1 fixed cell
X 3 orn Call 226 04 61 6 /


Sand a so avail~able.
Hard i

4 wd ER50 e-y 28e00 d esed
codton. e markncolur prinnD I

3.Gbz oni r AM co p tem 834
woSshHopL chainbrsal s ba e
trailer axle with 2-wegel springs
and fenders 1 000 watts power
inverter. Cal 228-5541.
NOW in stock, best deals
21 Misbshi Lacemo.S iq92
2 RZ EFl. cat eyes double. AC
& IKZ minibuses. Fully loaded
RAV-4 TV, CD Ilayer, flare kit
2004 Toydota Tundrad canter
tucit cedit ternsb trad -i
Camacho Auto Sales, 11Col
St. (bet. Albert & Orono ule Sts.
Tel. 22 -0773, 656-4104
head Robinson Moulder, 1 -4
inches, 5-head Moulder, 1 4-
rfd 1 rinc Moudr 1
cut saw, radial arm saw. square
blocks, round blocks, slotted
kies fla27k~niv sa609bl~a~d '
684-5115. '
518T ASE TA WB RF (2
SKIDDERS 1995/96, (1) TIMBER
GARDENS. CELL # 623-1003,
TEL. # 218-3899, TEL. # 218.
ONE used freezer and two

Lister ad Pettie complete a .

incomplete, Le land engines,
various sizes of Perkins engines,
complete and incomplete, one
Land Rover en ine, Duets
engines, com lete and
Incomplelte. Saw benches, one
four-nceylindermpP rkins BM r n
Mndael IM" windscreens, truck-

e~(ke stat a( disef )

cust0miz80 t0 y00f


bred) parents importell rom
US 6Neil blooa line (NKC
R g.) big head, short mouth,
big ones, oso wrinkles. Ver
tenacious, Oood whith kids $140
000. Tel. 6 6-2754. Dewormed
andvacc COMPUTERS-

GeBn md 4dri2.3 5G1H2ZMCBPD8R
memory,DVI RW/1C4D5OW17
GB _M 3piaver $ 5 000. NiW
piece socket set 45 000, 192-
pee 0oktse 35 00 M %r
saw $30 000. Contact Tel.
228-5168, 626-6880.
SAW MILL eq iment-
Am m inaPorc Lnn, ~ernon.
rollers on stand, com late saw
sharpener on adjusta le stand
and table 10v electric winch
with gar box mounted on stand
240v 1 Bedford truck spare
whee 900 x 20 8-hole, other

0olr~ule n hf al o

Caterpillar bulldozer starter -
$40 000. 24v one Terrazzo
stvie cleaning machine, 110v -
$30 000. 15 5-gallon carpet
adhesive paste $8 000 per
-bucket. All sizes 15 16 tyvres
eoarch4x4 veh Ie dia$4h4av00

an oell prjc, in0\1 1
new Embraco compressor for
freezers and fridges 240v $15
000 each. One Mazda Tit-an
-canter 4-cylinder engine gear
b(ol SEm n th fengne00h0e0a0d
Owner migrating. 41-2284.


price 623-9889.
co1itioTSS N B12,o toaod
Numbers: 610-9218, 231-
ONE Yamaha R6
motorcycle, one Mitsubishi
Ln er.Perfect coriditi n. Call
1 AT 170 CARINA manual,
carburetor. Price $825 000
neg. Tel. 621-107.1.
MINIBUS 3.OD, AC, Turbo,
4 x 4, EFI, Long Base, 15
passengers. Call 9461_4_12
GREEN Tacoma 4 x 4 4-
cylinder, Black Tundra 20"
chrome rim. Price negotiable.
254-0101, 646-2585.

excellenAT c nditioCAR AJ
Series. Price $800 000 neg.
Contact 220-4899, 642-3592.
excellent condition, PFF series,
6iu6@ e028red, music, etc. Call
2 WORKING 580c Hymacs
$3M neg., 1 D4E Bulldozer -
$1M ne ., 1 working TK dump
t~r k $600 000 neg. Call 623-
ONE To ota Pick up, mint
condition, A power steering,
four-wheel drive 4 x 4. 226-
0262, 628-4812.
S1 MARINO, PHH series,
fully loaded, mint condition.
Owner leaving country, Contact
Navin 220-98 18, 684-0962.
LAND Rover Defender GEE

1 2001 NISSAN frontier
Pick u Extra Cab, 6-c linder.
Call 2 1-2265, 220-511 669-
3801. No reasonable offer
THREE (3) To ota Carinas
AT 192 immacula e condition.
Price $1.3M each. Call 227-
2100, 614-6202 (Ganesh).

minilbu. in exceln wrwAn

ionty 8l Dnnena an 2-

evBrAuRBER ch r975 or sale,
SIX weeks old Dachshund
ounplesale). 222-57j07 $10


4 SETS :
US$6991,~ r -

TWO Stalls fo sle i
Bourda Market. Tel r22s5-3106
6ronm 9am -5 pm, 231-7851 after
O Cante tray freezer, in
Swdhon5d ft ee t t t.hTe .

ONE 14-ft. aluminum bar
tray with side and back door, one
6mllb2x 2t9a 60t 2ldi doors.
PURE bred Pit Bull pu s 6
wek md. F~ull v 16nna34. and
3 FISHING boats, outboard.
Owner leaving country. Call
Vi agY or Anand. 646-8098, 641-
PURE bred rottweiler pups
vaccinated and dewormed 6
weeks old. Call 668-7993, 218-

6 WEEKS old Pitbull pups,
fully vaccinated and dewormed.
Cal 227-0485 -
5 MpG- 7.2 Mp digital camera
6re~e-631b68em 3. card. Call

PEAL u ts .ieB~a k

ONE 37 KVA generator set,
120- 240 volts, 1 Ph. 622-3940,
6544 .
BRAND new air compressor
ats 02 Hp notr,2U6-nla~d~e

68BIlR7D9overs for sale buggies
c a laes, Fiic skatie2s 2a~n~d

OE 20-in set mag rims
tcorned iosp nners.DaEx illemni
- 645-4900, 226-3950.

Entert~a mentu Stem inSNEdSo
games on your computer. Cal)
Tony 615-1035.
HOUSEHOLD items for sale.
Washer, living room suite,
cmpouatii8 a6i jeep, stove,
ONAN 30 KVA diesel
generator, d esel, one-cylinder
tealnme, com ressor with lasr e
7224. 225-23 9, 226-4177, 6
BRASS ornaments, kids
pool. toddler bicycle helmet'
coasters, candle holders,
decorative bows, Xmas
decorations g ft paper, cards.
Call 222-5513, 644-3417.

wateOr dreg wr eg an ncahes
with everything in Kurupunr
area tUpprer. Hzaruni. 223 .
0 46, 64c4a5223. oe- -
SOFA sets, side tables
bar et, cof encerdeiningotrak~e

BEAUTIFL fluffy Dachshund
pups vaccinated, dewormed and
o 1) tw~elve weksrD~ob r a
BABY cradle/play pen, car
seat, and bird bath and Imp~erlai
6m orte d3dr wi~n board. Call
-4353,~~ 269f.
pups 8 wks old. Excellent guard
ariced mc nt t 145802on 6b ~

mtrs, old vciate I dLn
227-8451; 225-6174, 18 Craig
St., C/ville.
LATEST full version
computer software available .
Windows, MS Office,
Accounting, Editing,
Educational, Games, etc. GeniuSs
C901puters 231-7650, 626-
.. ... ...

HP aD 5D el neF y, O um r
o0 Mh,2609s mrr Gen ha

P3 IBM 15" LCD Monitor
White American Latex Paint

S1 00 ral Ot E

$45,000 used
B.R.S. Lumber Yard
34 CarpbellAvenue &
Mliddleton Street

Tel: 227-8169

o.ner. mi ste'v:~8 g0:e
g~bo tacrt 2 45


FOR sale by owner 1 AT
212 Carina, 15" nickel rims, AC
CD pla er -$1.6M neg. Call
229-68 2, 646-2401-
HONDA 600cc Scrambler
motorc cle BMW 318i motor car.
Price to a $600 000. Tel.
26-417 225-2319, 688-
72 4
Series. Like new. Toyota Vista.
41 77 2 5-2119,n6 8- I226-
DODGE Grand Caravan 5-
door, like new Yamaha 350cc
four-wheel AT\/: 226-4177, 225
2319, 688-7224.
ONE (1) 2 000 model Four-
Runner. Excellent condition, TV,
music set, mags, etc. Price -
6546 m6lio 5e.T # 220-
2 AT 212 CARINAS. Both
excellent condition, fully
powered, 1 set RAV-4 mag nims.
Contact Leonard 226-9316
227-1239, 617-1505.

autolmatic, ful pOYO re mA
mas CD ayker' Price2 -114501

12 person, VB, pow
DVD srollnd systemn scees,
AC. tsrmorel. Bos or cupe

White, VS, fu y powered,

(jCylintdel; f p e ala m

Black, 6-cy ndore iine
7souter nee gneraok
.4M or bk' .
(Just off wharf) tlever registered,
will register froeewith nawnumber
to buyer 4-cylinder, power steeri g

Or Eobbckt et a orra
ONE Lifan motorcycle.
Price $150 000 # Tel. 218-
1931 or 683-9645 Wendy.
Owner leaving country in two
2 RZ minibuses, Hilux Surf,
SV 40 Camry, AE 91 Coroia
Wagon. All vehicles private. Call
645-6288, 263-5641. 682-
1 2001 TOYOTA Tacoma.
in excellent working condition,
Fully powered. Ken's Muffler.
205 Montrose Public Road. 221-
1 L-TOURING Wagon fully
loaded. excellent condition .
Price neg. Contact No. 220-
3946 220-9058, 609-533?.
1 TOYOTA Ceres
powered with spoiler & D
music. Price S1.1M neg Tel
266-2461, 625-6397.
1 AT 192 CARINA. Fully
powered with mag, AC & CO.
music Pic 6 1 235 30700 neg.
1 A~ 170 loyota Corona.
Ec-' me~_ music. spoiler etc
Excelle .1 condition. Contact
Tel. 229-6747
1 TOYOTA RZ Long Base,
PJJ Series. EFI, cat eye, music,
mags. complete flair up. Tel.
621-9506, 229-6839.
1 TOYOTA Tacoma (2005)

eqiries o ly. in 62-84
1 TOYOTA RZ Long Base

d00 r lehon 2 4335, 1c l
62 7 74.
AA 60 CARINA. Price .
$200 000; one RT 100 gear box
-$20 000. Phone 44 -2461 or
622-6387 (Cell).
1 RZ MINIBUS Long Base,
excellent condition. Price $1
075 000. Phone 268-3953, 612.
1 AT 190 Toyota Corona -
automati c, fully po wered
(ori inal late PHH series), w
diplomatic, 150cc. $1.wT
COt~act Rocky -225-1400/621-
8331, 1992 Model 4G-15
ENG. Working condition. Must
be s Id. Price nae Tel. # 265-

ONE Nissan Caravan mini
bus in good working condition.
Contact 622-0086.
MERCEDES Benz car 4
cylinder, 2 000cc, right hand
drive, excellent condition.
Contact # 225-7643, 655-
YAMAHA motorcycle FRZ
600, low miles, hardly used, first
owner, excellent condition.
03ntact # 225-7643, 655-
TOYOTA Hilux Sulrf fully
lowered, mnags, sun roof. Deo
4iAraj, 207 Sheriff Street,
~Campbellville. 226-4939. _
1 HONDA XL 350R $240
000 neg. Tel. 627-8140. 220-
SpeHITEdi oE 81exCrola
condition. Recently sprayed
over, power steering cassette
player with remote. One owner.
No reasonable offer refused.
Tel. 222-3842 or 625-8501.

4 tons TA~p y in person tr SskB
u ronigis~co ntA wtr,3n8
1 HILUX Surf, roof rack, fo 9
ram rehlebnar, claom osun
$2.5M neg. Tel. 627-8140, 220-
ONE Nissan Surnny
Vannette. Very good condition
in (Private). Contact 220-5299
or 642-6345
1 TOYOTA Hilux Si~ngle

20bod4 ok ng conin oCar n

automat c, fHIl powerued, four-
wtheePric $2 Oa0 00b nea.Tla
# 665-3131.
mag rims $1.4M ne PJJ
Senes. 1 AE 91 Corolla $800
000 neg., tape deck, AC, both
in excellent condition. Tel. #
purchasing a vehicle? Call

service. Tel. 655-5555/227-
2 MINI cars, 1 165
Massey Ferguson Tractor, 1
cement mixer, 1 Lister
gene~rator. Call 227-3861, 260-



(Let 10-10 Hadfield Street
behind Brickdam
Police Station
Tetl: 225-9700

registered 6 months, wit
r~eVerse sensor and camera.

iteir 45.000 Km $.M
Contact Fazela Auto Sales -
276-0245, 628-4179.
1 DOUBLE cab ( ot)
4x4 solid deff back an~d fr at,
And, mas. CD etc immaculate
To ota dyna 3 tons -$ 0,
1 RZ Long base EFI, cat eye
mini bus 51.7M. tel. 225-0995,
628-0796, 669-7070.
Tacoma $2.8M, GKK Tacoma
- $2.5M 2002 Tundra 4x4 -
$4.9M ota Surf PJJ series
2.2i, F150 Xtra cabn 4x4
nver registered) $3.5M,
su z Ro es LHD $1 .4 5 0
To ota Tacm Pr R ne
Lne er reaceismeaed)- $ 8n ,
-a omP nRuennerbG4J seri s
deff $1. M, 2L Turbo Xtra cab
4x4 GJJ eries $3.3M, To ota
Surf (3Y $1~.9M Nissan Xtra
(never re isteredj $9M. Tel.
70b-0995 628-0796, 669-

LONG BASE, 229-6533, 613-
NISSAN Sunny 812, to be
sold as scrap.Con act Number
- 641-3343.
1 HILUX Surf 4-wheel
drive AC, fully powered,
mags $2.1M neg. Content
1 SUZUKI T ake jep
excellent working cc d t o
Price $650 000 neg. Call 231-
2206, 644-6760
manlA 15 CAoR NAed (rvt
manual,~~~~ ful oee rc
$425 000. Contact Rocky 225-
1400, 621-5902.
TOYOTA Corolla AE 100 AE

fullyA owle d Ta~u omaticC CrD n
exce lent condition $500 000
ne g. call 276-0313, 626-2241 -
atoYTA tcf"V-4 P Hr Sriesn

Tdacl2u6-e03clo 62n6-2224.6M

fulBE'ST of er sunBr f5280Ed
condielon, 650 K, Mercedes
190E, excellent condition,
Sunroof -$1.1 million. 225-
1060, 681-4036-
66 221-8 S 3 AB

s jesmaad nias, 2 dor, onrrd.
Prc 1400. M5C90n~tact Rocky -
4, AT 192 212 Carina. AE 100
Corolla & Ceres, EP 82 Starlet &
Glanza Toyota Pick up. Model
M. Truck. Amar 621-6037, 227-
TOYOTA Land Cruiser FJ
62. 3f, solid front axle, 4 x 4, AC,
10 seats, 31.1050 tyres
omple hel restr nc ane

1 2003 MODEL NZE 121
Corolla with Pioneer touch
screen DVD amplifier Surround
system. alarm, leather interior,
brand new chrome rim and tyres-
Very low mileage. Contact 613-
2 TOYOTA Dyna Canters -
one Long Base, one Short Base,
Cot lhdImmr cu ate 06dition-

1 TOYOTA pick-up, solid
def. manual 4 x 4. $1.2M ne
Contact Rocky 225-140 /
ONE AT 192 Carina
immaculate condition $1 25d
000. Contact Paul 657839,
662-1156 or 259-3237-
1 AT 170 CARINA -(private_),
automatic, fully powered, AC
$825 000. Contact Rocky 225
1400, 621-5902.
1 TOYOTA RZ 15-seater,
manual, new seats, new engine.
Price $1.2M. Contact Rocky -
225-1400, 621-5902.

RECENT shipment Toyota
Soluna 2000 1.Mall
wheels, CD playerle he
Toyaota Corona ~GLI $1.0
h ether, Ha o Cwheel, CD
crutin Go kit, alloy whels C
changer. leather, alarm), Honda
City -$1.1M, leather, allov
wheel. CD playr Nissan March
4 doors $60000 (Alloy wheels,
CD player, leather, alarm) Nissan
Snn ea0h r- $22Mwhe eut D
player), lancer 2002 $1.6M (CD
chan er, alloy wheels, leather),
Mitsu isni Diao To ota Vitz, Io
mileage on lo veh cles. Price"
are negotiable and quoted on
the wharf! Let us order vehicles
directly from Japan and-
Sin aapore and save you money!
2706-0ct Fa~z~ea 7uto Sales -
Alteeza. Toyota Vitz, Toyota
Vista Yoyota RAV-4 ACA 21,
Corolla/Caldina W on Honda
oR Pckau'bleP Cake U~s,147, Hoi x HE t

DaEbSELo BUSaS LTnodotC Hic,
Nissan Vanette/Caravan
Mitsubishi Canter trucks 2/3 tons
enec oed f eer, Hio D~utr8
truck Brl 7 Nissan Atlas, used
Toyota Hiluxe Surf. Order early
and get the best prices on duty
free vehicles. Full after sales
service and financing available.
Deo Maraj Auto Sales. 207
C '"bellaie Si2 6 49S39re 62
072 O nae an~d Extsrery

ikup-AC91590940 manua gas,

200 aE tmati abACdkV6 2B ac4
from wharf never reglistereid $3
350 000. Toyota Tundra, Extra
Cab Pickup 4 x 4 2000,
automatic, AC, V8, Grey. GKK
Series $3 850 000. 'Toyota
Tundra, Extra Cab Pickup 4 x 4
2002, automatic, AC, V Gre
f~rom Ow~harf neve rre is edie -
5L, manual, AC, low milea e -

50c low is ae 5dm or ya
2000 2.m Toyota RAV y a
2000, automatic, AC, 1 50 cc,
low mileage, 5-door $2.3M.
Honda Cape year 2000.
automatic A"C, 1500cc, low
mileage 4 doors $2.3M.
Mitsubishi Di go,1 ear 2000,
tieoam c loors $2. M. Niss n
March 4-door, AC, alloy wheels
CD player, alarm, 1 0 Occ, lov}
mileage $1l 850 000. Mitsubisht l
Toppo, 4-door. AC, alloy wheels.
Cu player, alarm, 65 cc, low
m league R 1 d950000AMC Sulop
wheels CD pla er. alarm. 65i7cc,
low mileage. $1 850 000. Rising
Sun Auto Sales, 140 Regent
Road, Bourda, G/town. Tel. 226-
4165, 624-1160.

Only 15000imiles, imported
br000 n8W i010 UTope, i
gyrggji0{Utile015sf f011l
(18081. Fui Is01181, pouef
56015, p0Woin(0 jitdWS,

keyless enll;. Cl) pl: 1!
1110@WilCBS:,0friginll, H
Ligblls 000 0151 1018
Regi518ted 2 Wee0(50g0
PK 6 46 (1101fe(00 itiofle ;

Cl:2277677, 624-8402. Must see

Handymn Tel phuar# 2a2n5
0808yma 2 6-08e1 oe
HIRE car Drivers to work for
a reputable Taxi Service. Call
Jeffrey 622-8350, 227-7746.
Persaud. 57 Russell St..
Georgetown. Tel. 227-6204,
Cell # 609-9848.
CALL 624-3268.
1 LIVE-IN Domestic from
country area. Between the age
of 25 and 40 years. Tel. 223-
ONE experienced Taxi
Drivr OContadtt rM.Z itha
N'URS ERY/Pres ch ool
te uheir for private hire 3S rios
WANTED old house and
land or land in Herstelling area.
Call tel. 220-7021, Cell 626-
FEMALE: Counter Clerks
with some experience. Apply
in person to Bish & Sons. 158
Barr Street, Kitty.
1 TRACTOR Driver.
Contact Ganesh~ Cheddie, 29
Poudero en, WBD. Tel. 264-

2S52c4e 70 ab- 63 mp6

lternatte and w~or~k un~supery s~ed
ONE experienced Cook
and Waitress to work at Hotel
Purple Heart. Contact 771-
5209. 225-2535, 626-6909.
Apply in. person with written
application to 'Regent
Household Electronic, 143
Regent Road, 227-4402.
anLTABOkU ERS,sW pcphme
Dalip n/T
machine Operators. Apply, at
MILCO Garment Industries,
170 Camp & Charlotte Streets,
Lacytown-_._~ _
SKIlLLED persons to do
auto body repairs. Good salary
Contact Vizion Technology at
196 Cummings Street, Bourda
or call 225-2611.910.
DISPATCHERS, Drivers contract
car to work at Base 2 The
Sheriff Taxi Service. TEL 225-
9700 OR 226-3000.
2 LIVE-IN Waitresses to
work at Jam's Bar. 124 Montrose
Public Road, East Coast
Demerara. Tel. # 220-2706 or
Waitress, Kitchen Assistant.
Apply In person with written
R sturar 51 Sherif

One I ve in Don esti co
look after sickly woman, age 30-
50, preferabiy from- country
side. Tc: 226-7743/685-1440.
CLASSIC Cabs needs
Di patc~h~er 4n 5dotrat7 4a
Cell 621-1548.
ATLANTIC Realty needs
apartments and houses to rent
also lands and properties to
buy. TelM 226-9731 621-1548.
walk with two references, ii
and NIS Card. Contact Esso at
Mc Doom. 233-0625
PLACE to rent to be ussid
as a furniture workshop on East
Dem raraemCraa(Ramdir -B682

ONE minibus Driver for
Route 40 Kitty/C/ville. Must
have valid Licen ce and ha ve
eotact 2 3e0s46e T4 52n23-
Mr. Hope.
TO work in the Interior one
experienced Excavator
O erator and one experienced
Welder to work in the Interior.
Cnact Tel. # 225-2535, 626-

2i AT 1.92 CARINA

3 AT 1 10 EFI


609-6600 ANYTfiME

1 EP 82 TOYOTA Starlet (4
door), automatic, mao rims,
pnice $1.1M. Contact Rocky #
- 225-1400 or 621-5902.
series -automatic fully
powered, CD p~layer. ~rice -
$1M. Contact Rocky 225
1400, 621-5902. ~
1 AA 60 Carina, back
ioerd ecutive nu5 00/fu
1 TOYOTA G-Touring
wa on (PJJ series) automatic,
fulr powered, AC, price -
$1 6M. Contact Rocky # 225.
1400 or 621-5902.

autolmatc OYOUl uowxeeud a
mao rtms, alarm, remote st~art.
$2.uM. Contact Rocky 225-
1 NISSAN Cefiro, private,
automatic, fully powered, alc
chrome m~ag~ rims, alarm, CC)
pae~r, ruis co~ntr l. Prl2751
1400/621-5902 '
1 NISSAN Cefiro, 2002
model, automatic, fully
powered, nickel mag rims, PJJ
series, 1 owner. $3.2M.
neg.Cont~act Rocky 225-1400/
TOYOTA Hilux Surf. 5-door,
PJJ Geries, fully powered.
automatic, crash ~ar, spoiler,
mags, alarm, etc. In immaculate
3.nitio2 $ S.3M.hC lb?276-

AUTO SALES AT 225-2611.
ANITA'S Auto Sale. Lot 43
Croal & Alexander Streets. Tel.
227-8550/628-2833, 227-8910.
We have for sale To ota Carinal
Corona AT 212, AT 192. AT 170,
To ota Sprinter/Corolla AE 110
AE 100 AE 91, NZE Toyota
Aleza foa Hi-c 15 ea e

WE have for sale and
rental, boats, car, 4 x 4s, trucks,
mo rho les, traecttors, c mbinetsc' to view
ahtos ofrall veahicdess We hep
vehicles, commission free. For
moeif ratio Ilas
moonrtact iTndorm225-ns696 e2a2s3e
8199, 621-8271, 333-6763-
ONE Honda 150cc
motorc cle scooter needs
carbure or get and float $150
000. On rial ng mto cce
15cc gen s, .en ne compete e,
overhaul in mint condition -
$200 000 neg. Qne small Nissan
000. One Toyota H lux enclosed
van needs some body work
engine done over excellent
driving condition $525 000
sahwner migrating 641-

TOO A *vn *rck n

fromTJapa~n. 15. egi k4- ee
tray, 6-speed gear box, AC.
excellent condition. 74 Sheriff
St. 226-9109.
frm92 TOYAOCTA Carina, new
excelli anpt7onilion/7~~ed)
St. 225-6357.
2 TOYOTA Tundras, never
re istered, 1 Toyota Extra Cab
12c~ I, 4 cyl der3 solene. Tel.
FP, CD, mag, PGG series 1
Toyota Mjrarino one owner Pk-H
series. Ma s, music, AC, FP, EFI,
like new. Contact Safraz 624~
8 7 00, 2 ?0 -2 04 7 .
12ACTa -2C R3NMA $1 M, AGT
Tou Cring wgo PJJ3 ser5Ie G-
$1.5M EP8"2" 2 dJoJors Sarlet
automatic) $950 000d SV 42
SnSamr ($5e50 0 0, 20201MAlt 12
4M dX7 for racing needs to wo k
9ne~ngine8 94560 000 Tel. 225-

NO. 227-7229
8701, 683-9151.......... ......... ......... .-
DOMESTIC. CALL 233-2738,
619-9907 DAILY.
IT1H E PE15EiNCE. TEL. 611.

iL~r SUNDAY CHRONICLE Julyl 15, 2007

WORK. CALL 624-3268

Streets, opp. Bish. Ask for

Aoubn wor em Interi
Mecae 19.Appl99inC ciso o
Blvd. Happy Acres, ECD. 220-
OR 69 (07

Basile unhappy ...

(Fronaback page)

"I think it will be a slow game because of the time," he said.
"In our country, it was below zero when we left to come here.
It's not going to be an end-to-end match."
'The heat is incredible, it's 40 Celsius," added the gravel-
voiced coach, who himself has defied the heat by wearing his
so-called lucky jacket on the touchline at every game.
"CIn the evening, it's beautiful for playing football and
it's better for the public because the game is play ed at a
faster pace."
"I suppoise this has to do wrirh mnoney." he added "But the
players wouuld sulffer lews In the et~enlng. they wo~uld dete~lop
their game bener. It aco:uld be be~tter for BrazIl and Argentina .

Basile appealed fo~r the imporstane of the march toc be ke-pr In
"There's no need to dramatise," he said.
"'I know abou r he Importancer of the game, the publlc. about
taking the cup back; home to our people. But it's no~r a matter of
hfe or death. II's a football match."
Bassle, whose team hate scored 16 goals and wron all fate
games on the was to the final, jaid Argentina would sla! faith-
ful to their passing game against the phySical Brazbans
"The only way to play Football is by having the ball in
your possession and knowing how to use it," he said. "And
we mustn't go onto the pitch worry-ing about how long it is
since we have won anything."
Basile also remembered Fus previous stmi In charge. when
he won the Copa America tn 1991 and 1993 but then saw his
team knocked out by Romlania in the second round at the 19941
World Cup.
"On that occasion. I had to leave the country rn a hel.cop-
ter," he joked.
"We had a great team, rt w as good enough to have won the
Cup but it didn't happen and that was a frustratlcon
"YThe years went by, I always dreamt I could coach the
Steam again and here I am."'

Please conitact Mr. G. Wynter on 333-3154/333-6628 Or
Mtr. Clfford Stanley on 618-6538/328-2304




between 18 and 35 years old,
to work in office and home,
preferab frvoem the countrsid .
personality and well spoken.
Versed in Indian dishes.
Qualifications not needed as
t~r nin54will be provided. Call
Must be honest and reliable.
Apply in person with written
application at Texaco
Vissengen Road.

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LOT 95 Sect. 'A'
Cumberland, Berbice. Call
618-9186, 223-1227, 222-
2251 after hours.

2-STOREY house with
large land space, corner lot
at Edinburgh, East Bank
Ber ice. Tei 265-3419,

building,. newly built in the
heart of New
Amsterdam. Price
reduced drastically. Call
333-2457, 337-2348.

GX 90 MARK 11 in
iood3 codton.o Co lac
1 NISSAN Pathfinder
(V6 EFI), automatic, fully
powered. 330 Bedford
Dump Truck, just rebuilt.
Never uede. N ~ht H~a k

GOING business
place, 30ft x 35ft. 1-
seued b autifuli till d
bedroom house full killedd
in N/A.C'all 33 -25ofto

storeyed building for
iuneCbsusrg utt (necat t
Police Headquarters). Call
Telephone # 618-6634
BUSINESS premises at
Edinburgh V/illage, near Main
entrance to Glasgow Housing
Scheme. Prime hardware
business in operation. For more
details call, owner on 333-

and Cm ute rcol o
2 D'Edward Vi age, W ClB.
All Internet fclte,
andFaxen ce. ngl i
327-5369 or 625-7189.

CHURCH View Hotel,
ain3a3n3d2K889. it Fslo e
and Souvenir Shop, Main &
Vryheid Streets. # 333-3927

By Alan Baldwin

LONDON, England (Reuters)
- Formula One teams have
always kept a close eye on ri-
vals, eager for any gain that
might make their cars go
quicker, but the current 'spy'
controversy goes well beyond
As McLaren team boss Ron
Dennis explained at the British
Grand Prix last weekend, there
is a clear dividing line between
what is generally considered ac-
ceptable and what is evidently
"I remember with great
amusement locking another
team's aerodynamicist, who was
measuring and photographing
parts of our bodywork, into the
back of our truck," Dennis re-
called of one past incident.
"'And you could say that
was over the limit
"Equally, many photog-
raphers are commissioned to
take detailed photographs of
other people's cars and
we take detailed photographs
of other people's cars," added
"And that is probably
within the accepted practices in
grand prix racing.
"There are unwritten limits
to which everybody should ad-
here and clearly these (latest al-
legations) exceed all previously
known occurrences."

The case involving
McLaren's chief designer Mike
Coughlan, suspended last week
after a house search found a sig-
nificant quantity of confidential

of sabotage, denied by former
Ferrari engineer Nigel Stepney

who has also rejected sugges-
tions that he and former
Benetton colleague and fellow-
Briton Coughlan were acting to-
The courts will unravel
the full story but, whatever
the outcome, few if anyone
in Formula One will have
been surprised by data leak-
ing from one team to another.
"You cannot stop it. As
long as human beings are around,
it will always be there," former
champion Niki Lauda said of
paddock espionage.
"These things happen, in
big car manufacturers and ev-
erywhere. It's logical."
The last such incident hap-
pened in 2002 when Ferrari
took legal action against two of
their engineers who had moved
to Toyota, whose subsequent
car aroused suspicions.
Earlier this season,
Spyker principal Colin
Kolles presented a Red Bull
document to try and demon-
strate the illegality of that
team's car. *
Formula One is a sport
where people have been known
to start rumours just for fun, to
see how long it takes before the
whispers come full circle. There
is a constant exchange of infor-
At the Canadian Grand Prix
some years ago, then team boss
Eddie Jordaq~related how he had
been given a digital photograph
of a race engineer's sheet taken
by somebody peering down
from the Paddock Club above.
The Paddock Club is an ex-
clusive area reserved for VIPs,

sponsors and special guests.
In those days, teams cov-
ered up their race cars and
erected screens in front of the
garages to keep out the photog-
raphers' lenses.
But there is little teams can
do when designers and top tech-
nical staff are headhunted other
than impose period of 'garden-
ing leave' before they start their
new jobs.
"You cannot un-invent
things," said Dennis. "People
move with all the knowledge
and inevitably that knowl.
edge is going to appear, some-
times with great perfection
and accuracy, on other grand
prix cars."
The classic case of that oc-
curred in 1977, when ex-Shadow
employees founded Arrows.
Their car was built in a mere
60 days but hit trouble when
Shadow chief Don Nichols claimed
the Al was nothing more than a
copy of his DN9 -both designed
by Tony Southgate.
The High Court found in
favour of Shadow and Arrows
had to come up with a re-
placement, which they did
without even missing a race.
Perhaps the most bizarre
case, however, was one that ap-
parently involved real spies.
In 2001, Renault techni-
cal director Jean-Jacques His
revealed that the company's
system had been hacked into
and final designs for that
year's Formula One engine
tampered with,
The Frenchman blamed
former members of the East
German Stasi secret police.





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Formula One is no

Stranger to spying




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nee KENDALL who departed /
this life on July 12, 2006

V~a~s c~-. 5:
In1 the Goldlen street of heaven ..I
Gentle Jesus watches over her *
Carilg for her day by day
But thre achte ml our hearts P
Rema ins sthesamte
No one knows the sorrows we bear'
But the mremories of you will never dier

05000 y h1 loving 500 R0ginld Y0ng, feltie OfVSand f S. p

The late Chiel Librarian, Geology and Mines omsso.
In therlrhed and lovable memor y of my dear beloved i.
Marlyn Auldrey whto departed the hfe onul 1219

enyears have possed smneeyou said your
farewell to us that day.
The tide recedes but leaves behind bri ht sea shells onth d
The sun aoes down but gentle w,flarm#si in on thela .
The music sto s land it echoe in oins.
For every joy tha posses, somet ing rema~(~;~ ins.

SMemories femorise excellent memories these always live on. r
we~yu wi a,10y Geod los you best

Mildred Agatha M" Kay
(a.k.a Gatha
Sunrise April 10, 1925
SSunset July 14, 2001
-of 1965 Boggy ~ls
Peak St., Festival City

The month of July comes with deep regret '
It broke our hearts to lose someone so dear
Your memories and treasures no one can steal
Some may forget you but in our hearts

:" "'
rq O r~3W-11)

SIn loving and cherished ,
,j memory of a dear husband,
father & grandfather

of Lot 3 Norton Street,~~. EILE'la
Lodge, who died on
July 13, 200L4.

July~ comes wuith deep regret
Al mtonth we w~ill never forgSet
Thruee years have passed since tthat sad dayr
Whlen our beloved was called away
four memories are precious and -will never grow, old
It is written in ourrt hearts in letters o~f gold
Life goaes on we know~ it's trure
But nrot the samle since losing your

Sadly missed by his wife Sheila,
Children grandedhi dren & other


~~... Il~i~ii~LiY~hr3

I ~You hold a place no one can fill
Our family chain is broken; you are not here to laugh with us
Tears flow when we think of you
.But God knew best when He took you home
We know you are watching over us
) And are with us in everything we do
You are in that peaceful place as you rest

Sadly missed by children;
Elizabeth, Cora, Skye, Earl, Mervyn and Leon
Grandchildren; Yonnette, Richard, Dionne, Vonnetta, Cherie,
KiElizabeth, Lashanna, Lonnie, Lorenzo, Joseph, Noel, Shac
Great-grandchildren; Amady, Richard, Jamal, Chris, Valencia,
( rystal r h ayi an othr rlai es

r~,?~..~ El

THE Guyana Under-19 play-
ers are making steady
progress with their prepara-
tory work for the upcoming
regional TCL Group Youth
tournament which is sched-
uled to bowl off next Thesday
in St Kitts and Nevis. They
closed on day one at 111 for
four, replying to a Rest XI's
182 all out at the Guyana
National Stadium, yesterday.
At the crease are
Georgetown Cricket Club and
consistent left-handed Vishal
Singh on an impressive un-
bean 63 wile Berbician
Singh, who hit a fine half-
century on Thursday at the
same venue in a limited-over
game, again looked very confi-
dent, caressing nine fours. He
faced 100 balls and occupied
the te ben ptn don on
two occasions, Singh also
shared a third-wicket stand of
8 3 with Ra jendra Chandri ka,
who weighed in with a com-
posed 36 including three fours
from 59 balls in 101 minutes.
Former national youth
player and fast bowler Quacy
Nedd put in only a three-

over spell, but accounted for
two early wickets that had the
Under-19 players precariously
placed at 10 for three.
Robin Bacchus (4), Chris
Patadin (5) and skipper Steven

soggy outfield at the
bowlers' ends, national Un-
der-19 selectees Clive
Andries and Bishoo scored
39 apiece.
Andries faced 54 balls
with four fours, while Bishoo
hit seven fours from just 57
Another Under-19 selectee
Eugene La Fleur made 28

which included three fours and
Seon Hetmyer, who has also
been named in the final 14l-man
squad, chipped in with 20 from
86 balls in a 103-minute occu-
pation at the wicket.
National left-arm orthodox
spinner Veecasammy Permaul was
again among the wickets claiming
five for 56 from 24 overs while left-
spinner Bishoo nabbed two for 44

from 13 overs. Guyana Under-19
fast bowler izon Scott grabbed one
for 15 frm his six overs.
Today is the penultimate

day and the young players
continue to face a test from
their opponents. (Ravendra


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Formerly of Golden
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Loving memories we will never forget
Sadly missed along life's way
With silent thou ht and deep regret
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lov~e andr surport you gavze atf tle
passing of our b~lov~edl mnothr I
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to part with one we loved so dear
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THE East Coast Cricket Board (ECCB) has invited 30 Un-
der-17 players to participate in training and Allen Stanford .
sessions beginning on Tuesday and will continue on
Wednesday and Thursday at the Enmore Community Cen-
tre ground.
F~or the first and second days, players are asked to assemble
at 10:00 h. Sessions are scheduled to conclude at 16:00 h while
Thursday's session will commence at 12:00 h and end at 16:00

Meals will be provided.
These sessions are in preparation for the upcoming ECCB
Inter-Association cricket competition.
The players invited are: Leon Morgan, Imran Mohamed,
Wayne Narine, Keon Abram, Nowram Balsingh, John Persaud,
Samuel Mohamed. Behiarry, Kishan Sooklall, Navin Khamoo,
Daniel Sammy, Premchand Lalta. Leroy Marshall, Keon
Franklin, Aris Habid, Navindra E-,odhai. Safraz Karim. Sundar
Bharat, Jamal Lewis, Neil Dickram, Ameer Dillawar, Kishar
Persaud, Collmn Cummings, Vishal Mangal, Shameer Anud,
Rajendra Nlakbarran, Chanderpaul HemraJ, Suesrs Balgobin
and Delroy Charles.

IN an emphatic statement
ahead of the first Test at
Lord's, Saclain Tendulkar
held the Indians' innings to-
gether with a majestic cen-
tury on the second day of the
tour match at Chelmsford.
Brushing aside a top-order
collapse, Tendulkar's mas-
terful 171 steered the Indians
to 336 for 7 at the end of the
day, 77 behind the England
Tendulkar's counter-punch
rescued India from a perilous 14
iior 3, unilch w\as to becomec 65 ,
for 4 an hour later. Graham7 On-
ions had struck a double blow
in his first over, the second of
the innings. before Stuart Broad
and Chris Tremlett nailed a

EGADLions 1st innings
A. Strauss b Khan 1
J. Denly stp. Dhoni
b Sreesanth 83
0. Shah c Khan b Sreesanth 11
.Tro m Gan uly b Khan 46
b Tendulkar 29
T. Ambrose c Dhoni b Khan 4
A. Rashid c 8bPoward 0
S. Bre adcurajSreesanth 5
C. Tremiett not out 32
Total: (eightwickets decl.
Faloe tickets : 1-14, 2-62, 3-142 4-
174, 5-184, 6-185, 7-225, 8-254.
Bowling: Z. Khan 22-5-119-3, S.
Sreesanth 21-0-76-2, S. Ganguly 6-2-
16-0, 1. Shanrma 12-1-61-0, R. Powar
25-1-96-2, S. Tendulkar 9-0-24-1, Y.

.wicket apiece. It w\as thanks
only to Tendulkar's 140O-run
stand with Yuvraj Singh, who
lent support with a fighting 59.
that the Indians could get past
the 200-mark before a 99-rtm
stand with Mahendra Singh
Dhoni ensured that the good
work didn't go to wanste-
SOnce the Lions had de-
clared their innings closed at
423 for 8, with Tim Bresnan
staying undefeated, India's
top order came apart. Wasim
Jlaffer failed for the third suc-
cessive innings after- he con-
tinued to be unsure of
whether to go forward or
back; VVS Laxman spent
just four minutes out in the
middle before nicking to the

Singh 2-0-11-.
INDIA 1st innings
D. Karthik c Ambrose b Broad 5
W. Jaffer Ibw Onions 1
V. Laxman c Ambrose
S. nodnuskar c Shah a
b Onions 171
S. Ganguly c & bTremlett 14
Y. Singh cStrauss bBroad 59
R.Poa bM pra 4
Z. Khan not ot 18
Extras: (b-4, lb-4,w-2,n1~0) 20
TtlCwickets 2-T1r)4 3
205, 6304,7-317.
Bowling: S. Broadl6-2-54-2, GOn-
ionsl17-498 3C. Tremiett is4-40-1,
A. Rashid 12-440-0, T. Bresnan 16-
1-29-1, R. Bopera 91-291.

wickletkeeper; and D~inesh
Karthiik was beaten by one
that moved away, though he
was clearly unhappy with the
Just as the Indian batting
line-up looked like it would un-

gully and then on 53 when
Owais Shah let go of a low
chance at a conventional gully.
The craftingi of the innings.
however, was reminiscent of
some gcms from Ihe past and,
despite wickets tumbling and

through cover, four through
cover six straight back.
Tlhe first was a low full
toss, the second a good-
length ball and the third
tossed up but Tendulkar's
nimble footwork made them
all look ordinary.
The final session, when he
went from 99 to 171, was laced
with mnore mastery and a paddle
sweep of Bopara's medium-
pace underlined his control.
He improvised in the third
sess;ion making rooml. angling,
diabbm~g before finally falling
to a tired loft to Shah at long-
off who hung on this time,
though it was 118 runs too late.
Yuvraj and Dhoni cashed in
on the featherbed of a pitch, one

that didn't offer too much as-
sistance after the shine had worn
ol' the ball. Yuvraj overcame an
if'fy start, cracked six fours in
his 77-ball stay, and grew in
confidence as his innings pro-
gressed. However, he couldn't
curb his flashes outside off and
fell chasing a wide one off Stuart
Dhoni managed some
good batting practice, after a
double-failure in the opening
tour game, peppering cover-
drives when the ball was
pitched up. Both,'.though,
wttre only building on the
platform that was laid by
Tendulkar, announcing his
arrival as only he can,

Sachin Tendulkar pulls during his majestic 171 against
England Lions yesterday at Chelmsford. (Yahoo Sport).

NINE matches are scheduled
for today in the continuation
of the Muslim Youth League
(MYL) Hack and Sons Rice
Miller-sponsored 15-over soft-
ball round-robin cricket com-
petition on the West Coast of
At 09:00 h at Meten-Meer-
Zorg West (MMZW) ground,
Tamil Tigelrs XI will clash with
Maeed XI with Geo ge and
Gavin Douglas in charge and at
the same time Foundation XI
will come up against Tempta-
tion XI at Kastev ground with
Rano and Nazim in duty.
At 10:00 h, Savage XI and
Uitvlugt Youths XI will do
battle at Providence Square on
number one pitch with Mark
.and Gkanga Per ami and on the

Youths will meet with Riders
under umpires Lalta Persaud
and Hardeo.
At 12:00 h, Cornelia Ida In-
vaders will tackle Den Amstel
XI at Kastev with Rano and
Nazim putting on the bails.
Savage XI again will be m
action at 13:00 h when they col-
lide with Anna Catherina United
IX at Providence Square on
number one pitch with Ganga
Persaud and Mark doing duty

while on the number three pitch
where Lalta Persaud and Hardeo
will officiate, Mighty Crown
and Country Side will oppose
each other.
And at 14:00 h, Hustlers XI
will face off with Temptation
XI at MMZW ground with
George and Douglas calling play

ravel, Tendulkar plugged the
gaps. He appeared to be batting
on a far flatter pitch, though he
was lucky to survive two tough
chances first on 39, when
Ravinder Bopara fumbled at leg

the ball jagging around,
Tendulkar chose to attack.
He began with crisp
two to midwicket but really
announced himself with a
dart-straight caress past On-
ions for four. The meaty
punch, which one is accus-
tomed to .seeing when
Tendulkar is in the groove,
was on display, the stance
was upright and never did he
try to swish across the line.
A racy start was followed
by a quiet period but that was
the nerviest phase of his in-
nings. He was first let off a few
moments after Souray
Ganguly's dismissal and India
would have struggled to recover
from the double blow.
With luck on his side,
though, he treated the Satur-
day crowd to some special
strokeplay shredding Adil
Rashid's legbreaks in a se-
quence that read: four

and Leonora Youths will op-
pose All Star XI at Kastev with
Nazim and Rano umpiring.
Meanwhile on the number
one pitch at Providence Square,
a West Coast Demerara XI and
East Bank XI will feature in two
sets of three 15-over softball
The winning team will re-

G::.0 h and noso Sar
Market. The most valuable

and Sons. The match is set for
10:00 h.
West Coast Demerara XI
reads: Zulfikar Ayube, NI.
Doodnauth, Zaheer Abass,
Leonard Harprashad, Paul
Sookhoo, Imaam Khan,
Doodnauth Dhanraj, Ryan
Boodhoo, Devanand, Timur
Mohamed, KrisnandiaPersaud,
Avinash Shradananda, Azad
Azeez, Thakurdeen Yaidat and
Mukesh Balgobin.
East.Bank IX team reads:
Imtiaz MohamedAbdool Sadiq,
Younis Mohamed, Soaib
Mohamed, Patrick Khan, Andy
Ali, Jameel Mohamed, Mansoor,
Shameer Khan, Roy Alli,
Mohamed, Debydial, Shafeek
Mohamed, Wazm Mohamed
andAmeer Ihan.



Tendulkar holds india tog ether with ma jestic: 171

SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 15, 2007 21

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) Pakistan's Cricket Board
(PCB) will conduct out-of-competition dope tests on the 31-

i .cneior board ofiieilJ sad .ester~da the depeK rests wo~uld
be~ conducitedr soon as~ pan of Pakistan's zero toleranrce poll,
haganstdrugs inpn sot
Pakistan faced an embarrassing drugs scandal last year
when their fast bowlers Shonib Akhtar and Mlohammad Asil
failed out-of-competition tests before the Champions Tro,-
ph! in India in October.
The twro. who tested positate fo~r nondrolone, wecre mInlally
baninedbhul were Inter ex~onerate~d ni all chairg~e and had sheir~
bans lifted by an appea~ls panel
"We hare decided tol have dope: rests on l 3013 of our plal -
erQ In the prellmlnar1 icuad because~ we Ijus want to at oed aIny
more unc~~idnt-, and alw1 eCaiuCCe we'L re~main Commltted to the
International Criket Council eICC) stirie anti-doping polles In
the sport."' Zlker Kihsn. director of cricken opeiratlons told
Both Shonib and Asif haive been included in the
Twenty20 preliminary squad.

PCB to name Lawson as

COach tomorrow w

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) The Pakistan Cricket
Board (PCB) will name former Australian fast bowler Geoff
Lawson as their new coach tomorrow, sources said yester-
The PCB has entered into final negotiations with Lawson
after deciding to appoint him from a shortlist of three candi-
dates, including fellow Australians Day Whatmore and Richard

The 49-year-old Lawson, currently working with the New
South Wales state team in Australia. played 461 Tlests and 79
One-day internationals.
The PCB committee meets tomorrow to formally an-
nounce the new coach to succeed ob Woolmer, who died
during the World Cup in the West Indies inl Liarch from
natural causes after nt il ie fear o \Vs < ire wo a

coached Sri Lankan and Bangladesh, but leaned to~wards Lawso~n
after getting positive~ feedback abhout him fr-om teaum manage-
ment and the players, the sources: said.
"'The board has decided to go alonrg with Lawson as his
appointment was backed by the players and also manager
Talat Ali in recent meetings with the board chaiirman," one
source told Reuters.
"The players felt that Lawson had a very positive attitude
towards the game and was an easy person to get along with."
Pakistan has had eight different coaches since 1996. Former
Test captain Javed Miandad has had three stints as~ coach.
Woolmer, the former England batsman, coached the
team from June 2004.

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France (Reuters) German
Linus Gerdemann of the T-
Mobile team took the Tour
de France yellow jersey yes-
terday with victory on the
seventh stage-
`The 24-year-old, who was
part of al5-man breakaway, at-
tacked decisively on the ascent
of the category-one Col de la
Colombiere towards the end of
the stage, a 197.5-km trek from
Bourg-en-Bresse to Le Grand-
Riding his first Tour de
France, Gerdemann finished 40
seconds ahead of Spaniard Inigo
Landaluze of the Euskaltel
team. Another Spaniard,
Saunier-Duval's David De La
Fuente came home third, 1:39
off the pace-
On Bastille Day, the first
Frenchman was Laurent
Lefevre in fifth for Bouygues
As expected, Swiss time
trial world champion Fabian
Cancellara surrendered the over-
all lead afterfinishing behind the
peloton. He dropped to 108th
in the standings, 22:15 adrift of
"It's just incredible. I have
to thank all those who believed
in me and supported me, espe-

cially the team." said
Gerdemann. "It was hardly any-
thing automatic they'd support
a young cyclist like me.

Astana riders Alexander
Vinokourov and Andreas
Kloeden, who sustained injuries
in separate crashes on Thurs-

for me. --
"I hope it will be better
today. I wanted to stay with
the favourites. Then, we'll
see," the Kazakh added.
A group of 15 riders, includ-
ing former Giro d'Italia winner
Paolo Savoldelli, built an advan-
tage of 8:30 shortly after the cat-
egory-three climb of the Cote de
The peloton was then
spurred into action by the CSC
and Predictor Lotto teams and
reduced the gap to 4:15 before
the ascent of the Col de la
Cancellara was soon
dropped off the pack along
with American George
Hincapie and green jersey
holder Tom ~Boonen.
Kazakh Dmitriy Fofonov of
the Credit Agricole teamn and
Gerdemann broke away from
the leading group at the start of
the 16-km climb
The German, with only one
Tour of Switzerland stage win
to his name, left Fof~onov stuck
on the tar 20 km from the fin-
ish line with an impressive
burst of speed and then held off
Landaluze's challenge.
Today's eighth stage will
start from Le Grand-Bornand
to a summit finish in Tignes
after a 165-km ride and three
category-one climbs.

Linus Gerdemann moves to first in the overall standings
a takes the yellow jersey from Fabian Cancellara. (BBC

"We knew it was going to
Be very hard today. We were
all working for the captain
(Michael Rogers). When I
realizedd I was stronger, I tried
to attack. It was so hard 300
metres from the finish. My
legs were so heavy that I
could hardly pedal anymore."

day, finished in the main pack.
Klueden, sixth in the over-
all standings 3:39 behind com-
patriot Gerdemann, is the best
placed of the race favourites.
"It was a bit better than
yesterday," Vinokourov told re-
porters. "I still suffered a lot. It
was important to get past the
first pass. It's almost a victory

IRELAND'S players say an
"unacceptable" delay in ad-
dressing grievances led to
them refusing to give media
interviews after Wednesday's
win over Holland.
The players have not re-
ceived any proceeds from
Ireland's World Cup exploits al-
though they insist their protest
was "not just about money".

the reward frn te efort w
been putting in over a long pe-
riod," said a statement.
"We have tabled four or
five issues over the past four
The players' statement
added that they had taken the
decision not to speak to the
press after the Quadrangular Se-
ries win over Holland "with

ge bcody has done more
during the last six months in the
promotion of Irish cricket than
the team.
"During and after the World
Cup, the team has been on call
to the world media at all times
and have gone beyond the call
of duty ih our quest to put Irish
cricket on the map."
On Wednesday evening,
Ireland team manager Roy
Torrens said the issue was a
"misunderstanding" and that
the Irish Cricket Union's
cheques to the players "are in
the post". .
In response, the players in-
sisted that it was "not a misun-

derstanding between ourselves
and the Irish Cricket Union.
"This is our attempt to
move things along and hopefully
speed things up. We have been
extremely patient with the
Union but the current delay is
totally unacceptable.
"We'd like to emphasise
that this isn't just about money.
While that's obviously impor-

whi ht n edobe r olye Hae
despite meetings with the UCD,
little or no progress has been
"We'd like to stress that
we all love playing for our
country and we will continue
to represent Ireland with to.
tal pride and commitment."
The Irish face the West
Indies tomorrow and the state-
Inent added t t "ho efull't e

quickly as possible".
On Wednesday evening,
Irish team manager Torrens said
that he believed that the issue
would be "resolved fine".
"The boys thought this
would be appropriate action
to take .;. because of the non-
payment,"' added the Ireland
Torrens insisted that the
Irish Cricket Union and the
organisation's chief executive
Warren Deutrom "are working
extremely hard to bring new
sponrlbrs into the game".
"After the euphoria of the
World Cup, people were saying

it was going to be easy to get
sponsorships but the reality of
the situation is that they are
still as difficult to get.
"Everybody intended to
jump on the bandwagon for

been critical of match fees
that players receive for Ire-
land duty. (BBC Sport)


the two months while we
were in the World Cup but
now we are facing reality
again. -
"In an ideal world, we'd
love to have the boys on cen-
tral contracts so we don't lose
the Ed Joyces, the Boin Mor-
gans and the Boyd Rankins."
Last month, opening bats-
man Jeremy Bray refused to
make himself available for the
one-day internationals against
India and South Africa because
he said thiat representing Ireland
was leaving him out of pocket.
Eoln Morgan has also



Gerdemann takes yellow

jersey after Tour stage win

9u SUNDAY CHRONICLE July 15, 2007

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KCANDY, Sri Lanka (Reuters)
- Sri Lanka off-spinner
Mattish Muralitharan be-
came the second man in his-
tory to claim 700 Test wick-
ets in the third and final

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Sri Lankatirst innings 550 for 4 d
ciaed 10 Sangakkara 22 not ou
YJiapaardene 16
BANGLADESH second innings

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The Lancashire star has
Tests the first of which start
Blintoft who insists h
Panle operation stronger

"Ittrn a of exact dates,
part against India, but the or

The opno g internation;
place at Hampshire's Rose B
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Novi COS and Inte rmed late

Body build ing comp etitions

tonight t
THE Guyana Amateur Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation
(GAB&FF) will hold its Novices and Intermediate compe-
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In addition to staging the male and female competi-
tions, the main sponsors of the event along with several
other businesses will mount product displays in the vari-
ous booths being erected for this purpose.

Andrew Flintoff missed the 3-0 Test series victory over
the West Indies.
"Because I'm running now, doing proper things and work-
ing towards something, I can see light at the end of the tunnel
and I have a temptation to get impatient.'
And he stressed that he was determined to regain his top
form with the bat when he returns to the England team.
"Duoring the winter there was a clear dip in form and I
want to get it back," he said*
"1The bowling was fine but I still think, no matter what I
do with the ball. as a top-six batsman I will always get judged

"For two or three years I had things pretty much my own
way then I experienced the other side of it,
"'But I'm only 29 and I believe I've got my best years
:rn front of me. I can do it again." (BBC Sport)


ahi becomes second Jdayaward ene

o 700th Test wickets praises clinical Sri

nzner sets sights on 1 000 wild celebrations in the bowler's Lanka team effort
hometown stadium.
match of the series against haul of 12-82, his 20th 10- His final wicket dis- KANDY, Sri Lanka (Reuters) Sri Lanka captain Mahela
Bangladesh yesterday.. wicket haul in Tests, missed Bangladesh for 176 Jayawardene paid tribute to his team after a crushing 3-0
The 35-year-old followed "It is a big achievement tak- and secured Sri Lanka a 3-0 series victory agairpst Bangladesh yesterday but saw no
his 6-28 figures in the first in- ing 700 wickets but I think I wte shwhaniigs room for ~complacency ahead of the tour of Australia later
nings with a further 6-54 in the can achieve a little bit more," and 193-run victory. thisSLaanka bowled Bangladesh out for 176 in 59 overs to
second to finish with a match Muralitharan is chasing defeat the visitors by an-in-
Australian Shane Warne's 708- nings and 19i3 runs, tht-ir third
wicket world-record tally, a ~onsecull e Innings v~ictory. 3
milestone he looks likely to --The whole team played I
)1 bdeSilva 0 pass during Sri Lanka's two- really werll In all departmntsnl
M. Mortaza c sub. b MHuralitharan 8adwe o efr ota
e- M. Rafique not out o Test tour of Australia in Novem- d hn o efr ta
t; S. Hossain b Mluralitharan 5 ber. level It Is at ways going to be
5 S.RaselcMaharoof'ucnt cwtt og fratem lk
b Muraitharn 4 9B an gladesh to k ee p u p,
2 Extras: (b-,lb-1,w-3,nb-13) 21 wickets will be like so I don't Java\ardene told reporters.
4 oa:alot in oet 4)2-8 31 s $" know whether I will break the --I was a bit surprised we
5 4-1388,)138, 6-142, 7-166, 8-167 9- world record in Australia," finished it ... after two days
9 172- Muralitharan said. of rain but th e wiay we
1 Bowling: Malinga itMS-2 (nb6, w- bowled in thei first nig
1), de Silva 12-4-34-2 (nb-, w-2) "In any case, I am more fo-er mng
7 Maharoof 16-7-37-0 (nb-3), caused on going to Australia and and then stormng 470 in one
Muraithaan 14-6-6.winning the series than breaking day put them under a lot of
therecod.,, pr r dit should go to the MAI*EL.AJAYAWAlWIFIE
hoe MTIAMM uAl veannf d1el3 Tests, xhl itea r te wybte

r h o e s MZTTIH MUA~HIRAN matches to go from 600~ to 700 "We wxil now keep focusung on what is ahead of us and

ter the game. The spinner's career has ber." he said.
me~~' v5"anyway knew I was go- been plagued by controversy "That tour is something we are all looking forwanl to
ing to get to 700 the chal- over the legality of his bowling as it will be a great challenge."
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throingin elburn byum- 'Murali bowled well ... on a wickret that was dillicult to
hoestob ft nog t n-t r," I added. "I iam now pire Dory tHa in ist i bat on and there were smwem pus atrke. & ormnc
e-day series against India. the next World Cup." some quarters, despite exten- in the one-day series "
Sall but ruled himself out of the Muralitharan reached the sive biomechanical testing de- Coach Shaun Williams called on Bangladesh to learn from
s at Lord's on Thmrsday. landmark with the last wicket of termining that his action is Sri Lanka.
e ca coe bck roma tird the match as Syed Rasel legal according to current --Sri Lanka gave us a lesson on how to go about play-
than ever, has been batting in spoe pactht ave euain hc emta ing good hard solid Test cricket they allowed usr nothing
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and Durham's Friends Provi-
dent 'Ik-ophy final clash with
Hampshire at Lord's on Au-
gust 18.
"It's too early to say
whether he will play at Lord's,"
said Durham director of cricket
Geoff Cook. "He may have to
have the operation earlier than
The other concern for En-
gland is opener Andrew Strauss,
who has been out-of-sorts in all
forms of cricket after experienc-
ing a tough time in Australia.
His 77 in the first innings in
the fourth Windies Test was
only his second half-century in
17 Test innings.
The Middlesex left-
hander lasted just 17 balls
against India as captain of
England Lions at Chelmsford
on Thursday.
Strauss was overlooked for
the one-day series against the

West Indies and omitted from
England's 30-man provisional
T~wenty20 World Cup squad.
"You want to play as much
cricket for England as possible.
so from that point of view it is
disappointing not playing es-
pecially having been part of it
for the last three years or so.
the 30-year-old said.
"But, if I look at it objee-
tively, I think my strengths are
in the longer forml of the gamer
That's when I'm at my best.
"I've got three Tests to
show what I can do and to re-
ally finish the summer on a high.
"I'm excited about those
three Test matches and at
the same time, I recognize
that it's important to put be-
hind you what's gone on over
the winter and the first part
of the summer and really nail
home a bit of form." (BBC

STEVE Harmison is a doubt
for England's first Test
against India next week after
aggravating a hernia prob-
The scam~er pulled out of
Durham s game with Sucssex af-
tcr bowling f'ive: overs.
Harmison, 28, was due to
have surgery next month after
being diagnosedl during the final-
Test victory over West Indies
but might now need to bring it
Chairman of selectors
David Graveney, who will re-
veal the squad for Lord's today.
said he would be reassessed to-
morrow and was "extremely
Harmison, who endured a
.torrid time in the Ashes last
winter, also struggled for con-
sistency in the Test series

against the Windies, although he

Steve Harmison has
struggled for consistency
with England in 2007.

has beenl successful in county
cricket this season.
He was hoping to play in
all three Tests against India

,t iis hard to say. I hope to play a
ne-dayers are a more realistic tar-

al of the seven-match series takes
owl on August 21.
rting now. I've been back in the
them all right," added the 29-

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Rain ruins Win dies

match ag ainst Ireland
DUBLIN, Ireland West Indies were forced to settle for a
share of the points after rain ruined their third and Ooaal
match of the quadrangular series against treland at the
Cloutarf Cricket Club yesterday.

a delayed start to the match, returned to force the abandon-
Opener Eion Morgan scored an unbeaten 37 from 55 balls
with five fours and one six while Kevin O'Brien hit a breezy
25 from 18 balls, with four fours and a six, to lead Ireland's
'West IndIies pacer Daten Powell extended his fine bowling
form ~caiming~ two for 29
from his seven overs.
'A wet outfield caused
,by heavy rain, delayed the d
.start of the match by an
hour and 35.minutes, and
when players fixially took
the field at 12:20 pm (7:20 .
am Eastern Caribbean
time), only seven balls
were possible before the
rain returned with Ireland
.on live without Joss./
When play finally re-
sumed at -3 pm. .Pow~ell DAREN POWELL
quickly set freland on the
back fool, claiming tw~o w~ickets in the third over of the innings. li
Firstly, he sent back William Porterfield (4) to a catch at
the wicket b!' benesh Ramdin, with the score on six before
b ooln IAndre' Botha tto balls later with no addition to the
Niall: O'Brien, who scored seven from nine balls,
Sjoineda Morgan to add 22 for the third wicket before he was "
bi2owled~ by young pacer Ravi Rampaul in the 10th over.
Mojrgazi and IKevin O'Brien then staged the most produc-
Stiv~e stand of the innings, posting 37 for the fourth wicket off-:
Sjiist~ 27 alls, to give the Ireland innings impetus.
''The. 20-year-old, left-handed Morgan was enterprising,
trololng the ball sweetly and cleanly, and his straijrht hit back
overhead off sixedium pacer Dwayne Smith was a delight.
O'. Brried was not to be left out, taking two boundaries
From Pow ell's sixth over. He flicked him behind sqaeand
beforee pulling a short delivery through midwicket for four.
in the nextt over he punished the wayward Rampaul, hook-
. : ng hun for six and then eltegantly stroking him through mid-off
for four off the next ball.
Fiery Fipdel Edwards ended the Irish resistance wheti he
''breached O'Brien's defence at 65 for four in the 14th over.
Mor~gan was partieredl by Alex Cusack, unbeaten on six, when
rain had the final say in the encounter. Both teams were awarded
two points.
Ireland will face Scotland in the final match of the tour-
nament at the Civil Service Cricket Club, in Belfast to-
da .
11'est Indies are due to return to the Caribbean on

Under-15 Football

East Coast and Berbice score emphatic w~ins

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He further added that he re-
ceived call from Parliamentary
Secretary of the Ministry of
Culture, Youth and Sport, Steve
Ninvalle, to help a group in the
Albouystown community and
he did so without hesitation.
Meanwhile, Ninvalle ech-,
oed the call for businesses to
get involved, adding that the
~only way forward is if persons
play their part. He thanked
Mr Branche and his company
for their timely contribution,
which he said will definitely
keep the kids occupied now
that the school term has
The Help and Health
Organisation has been in exist-
ence for approximately three

years within the Albouystown
community and keeps the
community's children occupied
in various activities.
Upon accepting the
equipment from Branche, the
officials thanked the com-
pany and gave their assur-
ance that the equipment
would be well kept and the
youths with in the area
would cherish this contribu-
tion which was lacking and
desperately needed to help in
their social life.
They added that now,
greater camaraderie would
exist among the children in
the area since they would be
together more often. (Rawle

ONCE again the private sec-
tor has answered the call to
help in the development of
sports locally.
K&B Investments, owned
and managed by Alfred Branche
has come forward to assist the
Help and Health Organisation of
the Albouystown community.
Theycdonated a quantity
of sports equipment to the
group at a simple presenta-
tion ceremony at the head-
quarters of the Ministry of
Culture, Youth and Sport.
Branche, whose business is
located in Eccles, East Bank
Demerara, said, "That not very
long ago someone had told him
that you can't play the game
with two gloves, but you must
leave one hnd free to throw

A Health and Health Organisation representative (left) receives a football from Alfred
Branche as part of the equipment. On Branche's left is Parliamentary Secretary Steve

... B3artica secure final soot

srucs penalty kick by Les
Within three minutes Will-
iam Europe gave East Coast the
lead after receiving a gift of a ball
which had clearly crossed the
by-line on the western half of
the field. In the 65th minute
Rannel Gordon overpowered
central defender Yusuf Brummel
down the middle to blast goal
number four past Alex Murray.
Three minutes later,
the City custodian failed
to hold on and Devon
James cashed in on the op-
portunity to drive the final
nail into their opponents'
Nearing the end of the game
Georgetown's Marko Marcus
had to be lifted off the field and
substituted, following a 'one-on-
one' clash with the fearless and
impressive son of Guyana's In-
ternational FIFA referee, Diane
Ferreira-James, who kept goal

for tpte sn first loss for the
City side after wins over
Berbice and East Bank.
The other group 'B' fixture
played at Burnham Park re-
sulted in Berbice demolishing
East Bank 7-1. King Archer in
'his kingly character' netted five
and there was one each for
Germain Archer and Andrea
Koulen, while Alex St Clair got
the consolation for the losers.
And at Bartica where the
battle was intense, the home
side did just enough to fill the
fourth and last semi-final spot
after holding Upper Demerara
to a 1-1 draw.
A superb solo run by
Steven Spellingburg gave the
visitors the lead, but H~andel
Norton replied with the
equaliser for Bartica in the
28th minute after evading ffro
defenders and firing into the
keepers' na~ht 'V'.

By Allan La Rose
EAST Coast Demerara and
Berbice scored emphatic wins
in Group 'B' and Bartica took
the last semi-final spot after
an exciting 1-1 stalemate
with Upper Demerara, as the
preliminary group competi-
tion of the Guyana Football
Federation's (GFF) Inter-As-
sociation Under-15 tourna-
ment climaxed yesterday.
Aided by some questionable
officiating, East Coast came
from behind, twice, to hammer
Georgetown 5-2 at the Tucville
Community Ground and top
the group with their third win
from as many outings.
In a game played under
heavy conditions, the East
Coast lads proved their physi-
cal superiority when, in the

space of 14 minutes the game
was over.
The City Boys who were
.much smaller in size took the
lead in the 12th minute of play
through Warren Benjamin who
forced his way through the size-
able defence to power one past
goalkeeper Romario James.
The lead was cancelled
out three minutes from full
time by Jevon Gibson, who,
along with two of his team
mates, was in the off-side po-,
sition, but referee Otis James
thought otherwise.
As early as the second
minute of the resumption from
the halftime break Georgetown
regained the initiative, compli-
ments of Dwayne Lawrence,
only to see the gold shirts of
East Coast level the score mn the
54th minute from a powerfully

Cpyh a' 18l fl short be ~
Ing at 8 la the fifth.
Lowe, who had defeated
.last year's champion~ Terica
Marrero in the women's team
event, was now up against the
current ~champion. They split
the first two games then A4ponte
started to pull away.Lowe who
has matured greatly in this tour-
nament adjusted well to the
champion's vaiying tactics to tie
.the match at 2. 4 '
Aponte surged~aheiird in the
'fifthi to a 9-5 lead, orily to-see
the Gatyljanese southpaw ex-
ecute three consecutive smashes-
to bring the score to 93 -8.
The small.OTi contingent
looked on in disbelief,' as
Aponte ended the game with
two net-edged balls that were
unplayable, giving Puerto Rico
the game set and match.
Th~e boys were also pitted
against Puerto Rico and al-
though they put a good fight
lost three-zero, but unlike the

gidlsthe oys had two more
Surprisingly they lost to
Trinidad and Tobago and even
though Joel Alleyne: won the
first match against Chris Frank,
Conan Belle lost t~o Kenwin
Small and we dropped the
doubles by this time a loud lo-
cal cheering section had built up
and Belle lost to Yuvraj
Dookram giving the Twm-island
Republic the victory.
SThe boys' had another
match left against the powerful
Venezuelan team led by the ir-
repressible Gustav Ascasio.
Looking drained from the
gruelling-~schedule, which
had them playing their
fourth match of the day, they
fell easy victimn to their Ven-
ezuelan neighbours who en-
joyed their bye on that day
and were rested and better
prepared for the encounter.
The doubles, started yes-
terday while the singles are
schduled to beak today..

Ly anne Aponte. Although she
lost in three straight they were
all close as she lost at 9, 9 and
SMichelle John then contin-
ued her unpressive performance
in the tournament with a iSolid
3-1 win over Giorianny Baba.*
;John has improved her con-
sistency especially with: her
forehand drive which when
added to her excellent placement
has made her a powerful force
to be reckoned with her re-
markable composure has also
been a great asset. .
Trenace Lowe then
teamed up with John in the
doubles against Baba and
Cynthia .Gonzalez. This
thrilling encounter was filled

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THE Guyana girls ended in
second place while the boys
finished fourth mn the junior
Caribbeln' Table Tennis
Championships being played
at the University of the West
Indies Sport and Physiccid
Education Center
(UWISPEC) in St Augustine
'Iindad on Friday.
The girls were undefeated
until meeting also undefeated
Puerto Rico in what was a vir-
tual final in the last round of the
round robin competition. -
Natalie Cummings started
things off against the current
Caribbean women's singles

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700thaTest wicket
Mluttiah Murlalitharan celebrates after reaching the
milestone of 700 Test wicelsef, against Bangladesh at
the Asgkiria stadium in K~andy. Muralitharan reached
the landmark' with the last wicket of the match as
Syed Rasel spooned up a catch to Farveez Maharoof
at mibd-o, sparking wild celebrations in the bowler's
hometown stadium. See story on page 30. (Yahoo
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MARACAIBO, Venezuela
(Reuters) Argentina coach

Alfio Basile has criticised
organizers of the~ Copa
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Metef VBcing WInHOFS

WINNERS of the GT&rT Cellink Plus July race meet received their trophies on Friday night at the Guyana Motor Racing and
Sports Club (GMR&SC).
At the meet last Sunday at the South Dakota Circuit speedster Andrew King Emnished as the champion group-three driver with iwo
wins while Ryan Rahaman won all the group two 'B' races. His father Jad Rahaman finished with two wins in the three races of the group
2 'A' while rookie Gavin Goveia won all three races along with the handicap race to conclude the event.
In the other events young Christian Jeffrey won two of three Go-Kart races ahead of his young cousin Stefan Jeffrey (one
win), while Gregory Lopes dominated the big bike event.

Winners of the GT&T Ceelink Plus July meet (minus Andrew King) with their trophies at the GMR&SC on Friday night
(Quacy Sampson photo)

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My fiancee and I have a dlifficult relationship. I entered
the relationship with -lingering feelings for may previous
girlfriend. It came down to ultimatum time, and I told the
woman who is now my fianede to move on. We carried on
as before except for physical intimacy.
She started dating another but told me, "Hie's just a friend."
I believed her. As the prospect of losing her for good became
real, I panicked. I opened up to her in ways I never had. I
proposed and she said yes. We began plannn the wedding,
but under pressure from me she started dropping bombs about
being sexually intimate with him. Can Itrust her?


Gregg, tit for tat measure for measdre, a taste of one's own
medicine. Is that what this is about? You pushed her away
after being intimate with her. You wanted another woman who
didn't want you, and you let her know it.
She dated someone else and lied. Why? Because she
hoped you would come around. She didn't want to be left
with no one, if you continued to shove her away. When
you decided she was better than nothing, you proposed.
Part of wanting her was someone else wanting her. Now
you've interrogated the truth out of her--so you can shove
her away again.
You don't want to be with her, and you don't want the
insecurity of trying to nind another. If this engagement
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I recently moved in with a
man I love deeply. We've
been together al most two
years, and the only problem
we haven't worked out is the
amount of affection I want.
I have a higher sex drive
than him, and I-think that
may be part of it. When-
ever he is around, I want to
throw my arms around him
and give him kisses.

While he has never outright
denied the affection I want to
give him, I can tell sometimes

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either you will be sick of
pushing him, or he will be
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own interest in literature,
films and fashion. What was
h~ad about my school career
at Saints wals that I had none
art all; plus the fact that I was
sometimes seen with photos
of sensual scenes from films,
or of film stars Marilyn
Monroe with her dress blow-
ing up or in poses with her
krices drawn up, or one of my
Sy va a

in the
film 'Bitter Rice' in tight
shorts with her right leg
raised high upon the side of
a village Well. I knew every
weekday 1pm show in town,

and sometimes when I ar-
rived at college around mid-
day, I would hum thle f'are for
a certain double and leave
school, ride over to somle ESn-
glish estate students board-
ing in .town, change into one
of their flashy red or
stripedshirts, then walk over
to nearby Strand. Metropole,
Globe or Astor. After the
shows, which were mostly
brilliant films educating me
about how to live in society, I
would return the sports shirt,
donr my gay initsae school
time my mother waited for
me in her rocking chair and
as I walked by she remarked

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By Terence Roberts

an invitation with his
secretive ironic smile from
the bridge across the street
wherelIhung out at the gate
of old friends. Poli said
something like; 'You think
you can play?" and I said
something like; "Olk, let's
find out". Our dialogue was
probably subconsciously out
of movies, something Alan
Ladd, Rod Camemon, Robert
Mtchum~etc,woukl say.But
I never did beat Poli at ping-
pong, in fact he beat all the
rest of the side who usually
stood aremldwaiingtQoplay.
For his stubborn success he
was tantalised and teased
about the looks of his new
girlfriend. But what
impressed me most about
Poli was his lack of
arrogance, yet his cool
egotism. Nothing would
shake his belief in himself,
and so nothing seemed to
obsess him to the point of
extreme anger. For us the
game of ping-pong was a
prelude to finding out what I
had uncommon with them,so
our first conversations
quickly centered on films. It
was the cultural bond to a
long friendship.
I could tell you what race
Pol, his borhter Lio, Faz, Lace,

Apache, Black Jack and myself
belonged to. But I won't. That's
writing for you. I can emphasise
a point. And the point is that
the Plaza Side was simply
seven Guyanese youths living a
bit wild or maybe very wild -
it changes from character to
character. We were not like an
amorphous blob. We were indi-
viduals with different personali-
ties and social backgrounds. Ra-
cially we were mostly various
combinations of some of
Guyana's races, Amerindian,
African, European, East Indian.
But what about Prez, under
whose bottom house we played
ping-pong? He was the flashy,
fast-talking, fast-walking mem-
ber of the side from a liberal,
laid back family. Later, on hu-
mid after-lunch days in the up-
stairs drawing room, his sister,
a voluptuous dark Venus, would
stand chatting with me about
romantic movies and pop mu-
sic souhds as she casually ironed
clothes in her bra and panties.
It was her brother who through
some magical process led to my
replacing him in the side,
actually it was his girlfriend, a
sweet doll-faced East Indian
girl, whose eventual involve-
ment with me led to my accep-
tance into the P~laza Side. Prez
was a good looking youth who

seemed very much in love with
his blue Honda 60 Motorcycle;
he smiled a lot as if to flash his
single gold tooth at me as he
walked by. One afternoon I'
watched as he arrived with his
girlfriend, leaving her sitting on
his Honda while he rushed into
his house for something. I re-
member she had on tight blue
shorts, which revealed her slen-
der brown legs. That day I also
coincidentally was wearing a
blue pleated-front continental
slacks, a close fitting brightly
Bossa-Nova shirt which
was buttoned closely below the
waist, and light .tropical
sugarbag Espadrilles, imported
from Spain by Fogarty's back
then. Maybe my indifference to
Prez's self confidence attracted
her, whatever it was, when they
sped off and I saw her looking
back at me as the late afternoon
sun glinted off her circular gold
earrings, I knew something was
in the air.
But it took me more than
year before Prez's girl and I
got close. In the meantime
my young life seemed to
some people a scandal. I was
expelled from Saint
Stanislaus College from lack
of interest in their curricu-
lum, and neglecting school

individuals who share
the same style of
Fashion might have
something in common. It
was the similarity of our
well cut clothes that first led
to an exchange of looks
between myself and three
ichicly dressed youths who
hung out around the ping-
pong table beneath a house
on Bar Street, Kitty. Ihad no
idea they also hung out at
Plaza. That would come
later, after Poli the
friendliest at first threw me

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following
positions for the academic year beginning September 2007, at the St. ignatius
Secondary School, Lethem, Rupununi, Region 9:

1. Graduate Head-teacher Grade.C Secondary School

2. Head of Subject Department Secondary School
i. Head of Department Mathematics
i. Head of Department Social Studies
Siii. Head of. Department -, industrial Technology
iv. Head of Department Agriculture
v. Head of Department Science

3. Teacher Information Technology

4. Teacher Modern Language

Application with curriculum vitae (3 copies).and address of two (2.) referees
(one of whom .must be your present or last employer where applicable) must
reach the Chairman of the St..Ignatius Secondary School Board of Governors,
Leth'em, Rupununi, Region 9, not later than 25th July 2007. For further
information please contact Alfred Ramsaran at Tel Nos. 772-2035 or 609-8089
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Sunday Chronicle July 15, 2007

The National industrial & Commercial Investments Ltd (NICIL)/P~rivatisation Unit
(PU) invites suitably qualified persons to fill the position of "Assistarst

The incumbent must possess the following:
-Minimum of Level 2 ACCA or equivalent
-Relevant experience of at least 2 years
-Excellent computer skills and ability to use MS Excel, MS Word,
Peachtr~ee(or Quickbooks)
-Good command of English Language and good writing skills-
Experience in the field of Audit would be an asset

The successful candidate will be expected to: -

-Post and prepare management accounts for several entities controlled
by. NiCIL
-Prepar'e general correspondence for the Finance Department
-Prepare-and analyse financial statements
-Work Icing hours and weekends to ensure that the above-mentioned
tasks are completed on schedule.

Remuneration would be negotiable.

Applications together with two recent references should be addressed to:

The Human Resource/Administrative Manager
126-Barrack Stre~et

:i .:::

as;~ 8herry Besllses-l~lxQn

This is the time of
year when a lot of
us travel. The
School holidays
are here and itts*TMs a great
time to go and see family and
the world itself, if you can
afford it. For most women
salT~ yhorril me

comes to cosmetics. Most
of us find ourselves
hoarding a parlour's worth
ofbeauty products totakeon
mosia~ol to oe bc
Follow our packing tips to
make ensure you don't
break' your back carryng
your suitcase before even
stepping on to the plane

Packing for a trip i's no easy
task. Most of us end up pack-
ing more clothes than we know
what to do with. And shoes?
Forget about it; they require a
separate suitcase on their own.
It's not much easier when it
comes to beauty and skin care.
While we want to make sure we

bring all the essentials, our skin
may~require different products
when we travel than when we're
at home. The key is to find
multitasking products that don't
take up too much room.

teHere's how to look great on

I*4 Buy a cream blush
that doubles as a lip tint

&*0 Carry cleansing or re-
freshing wipes to clean dirt and
make-up even waterproof
mascara from your face, while
nourishing skin with moisture.
These are especially great for
long flights.

L*4 Carry an all-in-one
moisturiser with sunscreen and
tint. Look for creams with SPF
15 protection or higher that
have a slight pigment to provide
a great finished look without
the heaviness of foundation.

. &* Go from day into

evening without overstuffing
your make-up bag: A hint of
shimmer can be applied to the
face, body and even hair, creat-
ing a sexy night-time look in

b*0 Prepare for lost lug-
gage by bringing a few basics on
board. Many of the above prod-
usts can be easily packed in
your travel bag to tide you over
until your luggage is found.

b*4 Drink plenty of wa-
ter. Whether you are in the air
or basking on the beach staying
hydrated is the most important

beauty tip of all.

L*4 Don't wear nail pol-
ish; it chips easily when you're
carrying luggage, making your
hands instantly unsightly. In-
stead, get a 'buff' manicure ask
your manicurist to buff your
nails to a shine instead of ap-
plying polish.

I*# Carry some pepper-
mint or rosemary oil on
flights. The re-circulated air
in planes can make the atmo-
sphere stuffy. Rub a dab of es-
sential oil on your temples to
help relieve congestion. (If
you have time for a bath
when you get to your destina-
tion, you can add several
drops of oil to that as well.)

L*4 Wear minimal eye

make-up, and carry eye drops.
Stuffy air, long queues and
hours on the go will make you
tired. Wilted eye make-up will
make you look~ even more tired,
If your eyes feel too naked with-
out some attention, you can ap-
ply a light mascara tint and set
your brows in place with a clear
brow gel. If your peepers feel
dry or get red, a few eye drops
will fix them.

L*4 Apply a leave-in con-
ditioner before you begin your
journey. Choose one that's for-
mulated for your hair type so
it won't weigh your hair down.
The stresses of travelling, espe-
'cially if you go to a different
climate, can dry out hair and
cause split ends.

&*4 Carry an eye gel or

cream. Often, applying a nu-
t~ritious eye gel or cream is
enough of a pick-me-up to
get through customs. If not,
at least you'll keep the deli-
cat~e skin around your eyes
moisturised and prevent

8g Take your own sup-
plies for your time away from
home. Travel-size products
leave room in your suitcase
for other essentials. Most
health and beauty retailers
these days carry everything
from mini nail polish re-
mover pads to stain remover
to .deep-conditioning sham-
poo. Since products such as
soaps and shampoos provided
by -hotels are often harsh,
these petite products are im-
portant tobhave.

Gjeorgetown -

Only short-listed applicantss will be contacted.

Closing date for applications is July 18, 2007

Whl 1o 6Otr aVe

Sunda Crnile Ju~ly 15. 2007ll'L

Mohamed's presence could be


By Geoge arca

The Plaza Side...
Birom page III
that the seat of my pants was red from the glossy colour of pit benches, and my clothes
reeked of cigarette smoke, which meant that I had really returned from a 1 pm matinee; "When
your father comes in you will speak to him", she said.
But whatever my old man and I argued about never stuck, so I have nothing to relate now.
But no one was surprised when Saints expeled me after three years. It came as a relief to me
as I found that college to be a prissy all male emasculated environment at that time, without
girls, whereas Thtorial High, which accepted me, had beautiful Guyanese girls of all races and
mixtures who sat next to boys in class. It wats around 1963 that I started attending Plaza mati-
nees weekly, dressing well, sitting in House so that I would chati with some of the Plaza Side
sitting on patrons' motorcycles, or leaning on the V-shaped posts under the marquee in their
striped Terylene shirts, Banlon jerseys, shiny drain pipe trousers, leather loafers and ankle-
high pointed tip boots. One afternoon I watched short mulatto Lace, who was an Usher, stride
down the aisles of House as Percy Faith's theme from 'A Summer Place' boomed, and the way
he rapidly shut rows of windows with a roar, then strode back up the aisles with the buckles of
his ankle-high leather-soled brown suede boots jingling, tight bright pinstriped jeans, and a
mustard Banlon jersey, sent me the excited message in thie falling darkness as 'A Summner
Place' faded, that somehow I was bound to become one of the Plaza Side.

Do you wish to follow a managerial career'?

Are you currently a health professional or a recent graduate in management,
public administration or a similar discipline?

interviews and assessments will shortly be taking place for the positions of:

Management Trainees, Ministry of Health

Successful candidates will benefit from training and development over a toya
period plus the opportunity to rotate to a number of different departments and

At the end of the programme we-expect successful trainees to be offered
permanent middle-management posts and to have the potential for further

Candidates should be flexible and be prepared to travel and relocate.

Applications forms available from:

Health Sector Development Unit,
Georgetown Public Hospital Compound
East Street, Georgetown

Closing Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Suitably qualified and experienced persons are urgently required to fill the following positions
at our Georgetown, Providence and St. Mary's Qluarry Operations:

1. Assistant Managers, Commercial and Industrial Operations Degree in Business-
Administration or equivalent. Experience in a Commercial or Industrial establishment will
be a definite advantage. Salary is negotiable based upon~experience and qualifications.
2. Sales Representatives CXC or equivalent in at least four (4) subjects including English
and Mathematics. Strong oral communication and negotiating skills. Considerable
experience in marketing Hardware products. Computer literacy is desirable. A valid
Driver's License is essential.
3. Senior Warehousti Supervisor/Storekeeper CXC or equivalent in at least four (4)
subjects plus fouryears relevant experience in Commercial or Industrial establishment.
4. Delivery Clerks CXC or equivalent in at least three (3) subjects including English and
5. Audit Clerks CXC or equivalent in at least three (3) subjects including English and

1. Assistant Manager, Mechanical Engineering with at least seven (7) years relevant
experience plus Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Salary is negotiable based
upon experience and qualifications..
2. Senior Clerk CXC: or equivalent in at least four (4) subjects including English and
Mathematics. Must have at least five (5) years experience in general clerical duties in a
supervisory caplicity.

1. Canter Truck Driver Must have relevant Driver's License plus at least three (3) years
driving experience and good educational background.
2. Expediter/Driver Must have Driver's License plus at least three (3) years driving
experience and good educational background.
3. Storekeeper CXC or equivalent in at least four (4) subjects including English and
Mathematics. Must have previous relevant experience, preferably in all purpose stocks,
including spare parts, etc.
Applications should be submitted to reach `.
the Human Resource/Admin. Consultant,
10-12, Lombard Street, Georgetown,
Snot later than WednesdaV, 25th July, 2007.

Hamid and Bashu
Mohamed, were
Convicted and
sentenced to death for the
murder of school-boy
Godfrey Texi~eira victim of
a school-bus bombing on
March 23, 1964.
Both death-row murderers
appealed on the ground of mis-
direction by the trial judge on
the standard of proof.
The British Caribbean
Court of Appeal dismissed the
appeal by Hamid who accord-
ing to the evidence, had thrown
the bomb into the moving bus,

killing school-boy Godfrey
Texieira. His conviction and
death sentence were affirmed.
But death-row convict
Bashu Mohamed escaped the
gallows. His appeaL was al-
lowed. His conviction and
death sentence were set aside
on the ground that on the day
in question he might not have
known of Hamid's intention and
even if he did, he might have
been present out of mere curi-
osity and not with the intention
of assisting it.
The British Caribbean
Court of Appeal was consti-
tuted by President Archer and

Justices of Appeal, Sir Donald
Jackson and J. A. Luckhoo.
At the hearing of the appeal,
Mr. J. O. F.Haynes, Q. C,, ap-

caused by a grenade thrown
by Hamid. Mohamed was
present with Hamid before,
during and after the commis-

On the question of common
design, he said that Mohamed
could not be convicted unless,

not to give it. But since the
judge also told the jury that they
should feel sure of guilt before
convicting the jury could not
have been misled into thinking
that they could find Hamid
guilty of murder if they were in
doubt as to whether or not he
had thrown the grenade, but
thought it highly probable that
he had done so;
(ii) the judge should have
explained to the jury in what
way Mohamed would in law
have participated in the crime
by his presence alone. While
there was a strong probability
that he was present

Please turnto page VI

peared for the appellants, while
Mr. E. A. Ramao, Senior
Crown Counsel represented the
The facts of the case dis-
closed that Hamid and
Mohamed were convicted of
the murder of a school boy
who died from an explosion

sion of the offelice, when they
both hurried away, but there
was go evidence of any act of
participation in the crime by
The trial judge directed the
jury that they should feel sure
of guilt before convicting and
added that the evidence need not
establish certainty, but must
carry a high degree of probabil-

on the evidence, it was found
that he participated in the com-
mission of the offence. On ap-
peal, it was argued that these
statements were misdirections.

The Appellate Court
(i) the direction relating to
a high degree of probability was
not helpful and it was better

- freed on appeal



By Ron Cheong

success can and does mean different
things to different people. To some it
might simply be putting food on the
Stable or getting a crop to market. To
others it could be getting an education or
winning a boxing match. And to many, it's
money and a career. The common factor is the
attainment of some goal or goals important to
the person concerned, however fleeting it may

I have not failed. I ve just

fOund 1,000 ways that wont'
Thomas Edison

When asked 11bw he felt after more than a thousand unsuc-
cessful attempts to perfect a filament for the light -bulb, Tho-
mas edison. the famous invenlor. is reported to have responded
with the above quote.
Edison s unflappable resilience Literally illuminates the con-
cept of failure or to use another exrpression, nt putls things in a
different light
but this article Is not intended as another piece of
motivational pop psychology. So I will acknowledge right
away that Edison is a unique case few could envision
Also, since most of our fadlures arise out of the vag~ar-
ies of life in general rather than in a specific areat of ex-
perimental engineering. It would be preferable if we didn't
bounce around from failure to faaiue thinking this is great

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Sunday Chronicle July 15, 2007

From page V

comforting and assisting
Hamid, that was not the only
reasonable conclusion to be
drawn from the evidence. He
might have known of
Elamid's intention and, even
if he did, he might have been
present out of mere curiosity
and not with the intention of
assisting it.
Hamid's appeal was dis-
nissed' and Mohamed's appeal
President of the Court Jus-
ice Archer, who delivered the
judgment, noted that Abdul
amid and Bashu Mohamed
tere convicted of the murder of
;odfrey Texieira. On the 23rd
~f March, 1964, between 4.30
nd 5 p~m., Texieira, a school
oy, was a passenger on a bus.
'he bus stopped to set down
passengers, and a grenade was
Irown through the window of
re bus. Texieira received mul-
ple injuries and died that night.
According to the President,
alo, a witness for the Crown,
ho was a passenger in a taxi
which had stopped immediately
:hind the bus, gave evidence
at Abdul Hanud had thrown
e grenade. Tw~o other passen-
rs in the taxi also saw a man,
aom they described, throw the
enade, but neither of them
antified Hamid as the person.
>dul Hamid, Bashu Mohamed
d another man, whose iden-
y was not established, were
:ether one hour before the
me was committed. The evi-

dence of Polo was, that at the
time when the bus stopped, the
appellants were on the parapet
opposite the left back wheel of
the bus Mohamed went right
up to the bus, and Abdul
Hamid, about two to three feet
north of him, with his shirt out
of his trousers and his right un-
der his shirt; that just a~s the bus
was about to move off, Abdul
Hamid took something from un-
der his shirt with his left hand
and threw it through a window

ofAtbuthe time, Bashu
Mohamed was close to Abdul
Hamid, and when the bus had
travelled two to three rods,
there was an explosion in the
bus, and the two appellants
walked quickly away.
Both appellants appealed
on the ground of misdirection
by the trial judge on the stan-
dard of proof. In addition,
Abdul H~amid .appealed on
the ground of misdirection by
the judge when dealing with
the question of identifica-
tion, and Bashu Mohamed
appealed on the ground of
reception of inadmissible
evidence and non-direction
by the judge in the passages
in the summing-up concern-
ing Mishamed's participation
in the offence.
Counsel for the appellants
criticised two passages in the
summing up in which the judge
directed the jury on the burden
of proof. These passages occur
at pp. 181 and 182 of the sum-
ming-up and are as follows:
S"By reasonable doubt is
meant the kind of doubt which
would cause you to hesitate in

your ordinary everyday busi-
ness affairs. It is not whimsi-
cal or fanciful doubt. It must
be a reasonable doubt."
Continuing his judgment,
President Archer pointed out
that the witness Polo had said
that he had known both the ap-

his left hand to bowl at cricket
and his right hand or other hand
to bat .
The evidence against Hamid
was not weak, as counsel con-
tended. The judge made it clear
to the jury that unless they ac-
cepted Polo's evidence, they
could not convict, the president
had said.
In his concluding remarks,
the President had said, "The
situation called for a more care-
ful direction to the jury. There
ta ,n oveit ace of pa ticipa
stantial, and the judge should
have explained to the jury in
what way Bashu Mohamed
would in law have participated
in the crime by his presence
alone. The jury may have
thought that if he was not a
disinterested person in the
sense that he had guilty knowl-
edge, his mere presence consti-
tuted participation in the of-
fence; but that he knew that
Abdul Hamid was in posses-
sion of a bomb and intended to
use it was not an irresistible
inference Moreover, even if
Bashu Mohamed had that
knowledge, curiosity and not the
intention to assist Abdul Hamid
by his presence may yet have
taken him to the scene of the
While there is a strong
probability that he was present
comforting and assisting Abdul
Hamid, we cannot say that that
was the only reasonable conclu-
sion to be drawn from the evi-
"For these reasons the
verdict against Bashu
Mohamed cannot be sus.
tained, and Bashu
Mohamedl's appeal is al-
lowed. The conviction against
him is quashed and the sen-
tence set aside. Hlamid's ap-
peal dismissed. Mohamed's
appeal allowed. "

. f

e- I

pellants for many years. He
was called to identify Bashu
Mohamed at a parade conducted
by the police. But though avail-
able, was not called to identify
Abdul' Hamid ait a similar pa-
rade. The judge drew the at-
tention of the jury to this curi-
ous feature, so that they must
have been alive to it but never-
theless convinced that Polo
was a truthful witness.
The evidence against Abdul
Hamid included the significant
statement by his father-in-law,
Saheed, that Abdul Hamid used

Page VI

Mohamed's presence ...

Sunday Chronicle July 15, 2007

dentist to have him check the progress of the treatment and
the condition of the gums and teeth.
Before bleaching is started at home, the patient needs to brush
his/her teeth and clean his/her mouth thoroughly. Then, after a thin
rope of gel has been placed in the night guard, the guard should be
inserted in the mouth. There should be enough gel in the night guard
to cover the teeth without overflowing on the gum tissue. Most
home bleaching products recommend three to five minutes' exposure
to a maximum of' two times each day. You need to consult your
dentist about these recommendations on the amount of treatment
exp'osure you should have each day and the best times for you to
do the treatment. It is generally recommended that the treatment
should not continue more than six weeks. No documented studies
have assessed the longevity of vital bleaching, but the general feeling
is that patients will eventually need re-bleaching.
A major advantage of bleaching over other procedures that
whiten teeth is that is doesn't require any tooth structure to
be removed. It is usually recommended that teeth be bleached
a shade lighter that you desire, since they will darken with
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is teeth whitening because of its perceived
social acclamation. Bleaching natural teeth
Founder the supervision of a dentist is both safe
and effective. When patients use over-the-counter products
that are not recommended by their dentist, many times they
Some of the recent over-the-counter (OTC) bleaching kits use
acetic or citric acid as their active ingredient, which causes major
structural damage to enamel and dentin. This results in tooth
sensitivity and ~gingival irritation when used for an extended time.
These ingredients may also have a detrimental effect on tooth filling
materials. The trays in the over-the-counter bleaching kits are not
custom-made, resulting in leakage of the bleaching agent on the tissue
in the mouth-
Bleaching supervised by a dentist can either be done in the dental
office or at home. Your dentist is able to bleach both vital and non-
vital teeth. A vital tooth is one that has a healthy pulp. A non-vital
tooth is one that has had the pulp removed by root canal therapy.
When bleaching is done in the office on vital teeth, it takes from
30 minutes to one hour per visit. In order to protect the soft tissue,
a gel-like substance is first applied to the gums and then a rubber
shield is used to cover the gum tissue, allowing just the teeth to be
exposed. A solution of an oxidizing (bleaching) agent is then applied
to the teeth, and a special light is focused for 20 to 30 seconds at
five-minute intervals. This helps activate the oxidizing agent. The
process usually needs to be repeated several times before the tooth
is the desired color. As of this writing, the only bleaching agent to
receive the ADA Seal of Approval for dentist-supervised office use
is Starbrite Bleaching solution by Stardent Laboratories.1Imight add

that the ADA is recognized as the leading authority to certify dental
Bleaching that is done at home should also be supervised

by your dentist to insure no damage occurs to your teeth or
gums. Night guard vital bleaching (NGVB) with a 10 to 15
percent cabamide peroxide has replaced most techniques for
bleaching multiple teeth that are vital (have not had root canal
therapy) at home. This technique, when done under the
supervision of a dentist, is painless, inexpensive, and very
effective. Most authorities favor the thicker gels that are
flavored. The gels are easier to handle if they are dispersed
in syringes instead of bottles. Before the bleaching technique
can begin, your dentist has to make you a custom-fitted night
guard out of thin, soft materials that will minimize the
potential for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems, tooth
sensitivity, tissue irritation, and orthodontic problems. This
appliance will cover all of the upper or the lower teeth. First,
an impression of your mouth is taken. Then a custom-made
night guard is fabricated with reservoirs to hold the bleaching
agent in place. The night guard is designed to fit closely over
the teeth in order to prevent excessive loss of the bleaching
agent. This also prevents the tissue from being injured by
coming in contact with the bleaching agent. It is very
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In many aspects of life, the chip does not fall
similar characteristics may shatter in the fall.
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1968 he obtained an Arts Council Grant, and in 1971 he was a Com-
monwealth Fellow in Caribbean Literature at Leeds University, UK.
He held the revered position of writer-in-residence at
many universities around the world including places like Aus-
tralia, New York, Texas, Toronto and Cuba. In 1987, he won
the inaugural Guyana Prize for Literature in the fiction cat-
egory and in 2002 he was awarded the Guyana Prize Special
Awanl. .
In 2003, the University of Warwick staged a conference in
honour of Harris. In 1968, Wilson Harris was a delegate to the Na-
tional Identity Conference in Brisbane; and in the same year, he
was a delegate to a UNESCO symposium on Caribbean Literature
held in Cuba.
In 1970, he was part of the Convention of Caribbean Writers
and Artists held in Guyana planning for what turned out to be the
Caribbean Festival of Arts (Carifesta).
Some of his poems were collected in three volumes; FE-
AND THE LAND, 1952. He has written numerous essays on
topics including 'The Enigma of Valuesi', 'Eossil and Psyche',
'Greatness and Bitterness' and 'The Making of a Book'. WIl-
son Harris has written and published some twenty three nov.

els since his first, PALACE OF THE PEACOCK appeared in
Denise Harris, born in Georgetown, Guyana, is widely-tray-
elled; her attachment to UNICEF has taken her to places like Bar-
bados, Jamaica, New York and Beijing. Her first novel, WEB OF
SECRETS, won the Guyana Prize for Literature, 1996, in the cat-
egory of best first book of fiction.
The book is 'fictional autobiography' dealing with issues
from which people shy away; it gives 'a picture of a sensitive
child suffering considerably from the stress of marital break-
down, the African-Indian racial violence of early 1960's
Georgetown, and the failure, of the family to confront the ra-
cial tensions within it'.
It is also a novel of redemption. Her second novel, IN RE-
MEMBRANCE, OF HER, was short-listed for the Guyana Prize
in 2004. She is also a photographer.
Oonya Kempadoo is the daughter of Peter Kempadoo*.
Peter Kempadoo is the first Guyanese of Indian ancestry
to write a novel. That book, GUIANA BOY, was self-published
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Literary update
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GUYANA ANNUAL is under production,
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competitions offered and articles of
local interest are also welcome. This
Guyanese literary and cultural tradition
started in 1915. It wa sd orma nt for a
few years until it was resuscitated in
1998 by Dr. Tulsi Dyal Singh. For
further information, please contact
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sixties, he became a Muslim, re-
flected in his later writing and,
in 1970, he founded the Carib-
bean Theatre Guild. 'THE
and 'THE FRIEND' were pub-
Uished by Curriculum Develop-
ment Centre, Ministry of Edu-
cation & Social Development,
Guyana, in 1976. His plays in-
clude 'Sala' and 'The Long Va-
cation'. His short story,
'Marcus Aurelius and the
Transatlantic Baakoo' was pub-
lished in the Faber Book of
Modern Caribbean Short Sto-
ries. Slade Hopkinson died in
1993, the same year his final
collection of poems,
TURE' was published.
Nalo Hopkinson is among
the first science-fiction writ-
ers of the Ca iban rh dha

and Guyana and for the past

30-odd years in Canada. She
is the author of three novels
and a short story collection
FOLK). Her work has re-
ceived numerous awards in-
cluding the Warner Aspect
First Novel Prize, the
Ontario Arts Council Foun-
dation Award for emerging
writers, the John W.
Campbell Award for best new
writer, the World Fantasy
Award, and the Gaylactic
Spectrum Award. Her novel
given Honourable Mention in
Cuba's "Casa de las Ameri-
cas" literary prize and is a
New York Times Notable
Book of the Year 1999.

Resience n man coege ano
universities around the world

including places like Australia,
USA, London, and in Canada. ~
These short profiles may
not take us beyond where we
started the chip falling not far
from the block in the field of
writing. But these profiles may
encourage more scholarship as
the articles in this series at-
tempt to do.
Even if the daughters
through their writings are 'talkc-
ing back' to their fathers, the re-
sulting literature will continue
the debate in the subjects
broached, and the information
and entertainment will serve to
enrich the world.

*no slight meant to the

Sunday Chronicle July 15, 2007

Page IX

Fa others


Da ugh ters

From page VI

in 1960 by a small press, New
Literature (Publishing) Lim-
ited, founded by Kempadoo.
This first novel was well re-
But his second novel,
also set on the Corentyne
Coast of Guyana, was scoffed
at because of his exploration
of the Indiani man and Afri-
can woman relationship at a
time when society was not
ready to accept miscegena-
tion from the other end of the
Kempadoo, for most of his
life, was a self-taught, self-made
man. But he benefited from
early formal education. A certi-
fied teacher and a trained nurse,

dtersue and ex esld as rt
porter and broadcaster. And de-
spite his contribution to
Guyanese literature, Kempadoo
still refers to himself as an acci-
dental writer.
Oonya K~empadoo grew
up in Guyana, lived in
various parts of Europe and
on many islands of the
Caribbean. Her first novel,
instant success. It was on the
London bestseller list
throughout 1999, nominated
for the 2000 International
IMPAC Dublin Literary
Award, and won her the label
'a Great Talent for the
Tw~enty-First Century' by the
Orange Prize judges.
The novel was translated
in French, Italian, Dutch,
Spanish, Portuguese and
Hebrew. Her second novel,
Casa de Ias Americas literary
prize of Cuba. Both novels
explored sexuality in youths.

Nalo Hopkinson is the
daughter of Abdur-Rahman
Slade Hopkinson*
Abdur-Rahman Slade
Hopkinson was a man of many
parts: New Amsterdam, Berbice,
Georgetown, Guyana, Barba-
dos, Jamaica, Trinidad and
North America; parts of the
world in which he lived. He was
a head teacher, university lec-
turer, journalist, poet, actor,
playwright and painter. 'THE
FOUR and other poems', his
first collection, was published i
Barbados in 1954. During the


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Those techniques have
made it possible for books, of-
ficial documents, newspapers
dating back to 1906 and even
earlier, to be available to re-
searches and students of history
And it is the same tech-
niques which will ensure that
future generations of

to access documents of today
and derive insights into life
in Guyana in the 21st cen-
tury, or pursue studies on
other aspects of historical in-
Supervisor at the National
Library Binder Ms Rosaline
Stewart says,"We cannot throw
away certain books. Some books
have to be preserved because of
the value of the information
they contain. And not preserved
for just a few years more but
for decades to come."
In an interview, Ms Stewart
said that every book that is
taken into the Library has to
be processed by the Bindery
before it gets on the shelves
"Our work involves
strengthening the book so that
it can withstand the rigors of a
public Library," she said, add-
ing that this includes the place-
ment of end papers, and exid fly
papers and in the case of nov-
els, hard covers.
Documents being bound by
herself and a staff of four, in-
clude local newspapers and oth-
ers such as the Official Gazette;
and a basic element is stitching
by hand.
"~All our binding, as over
the past decades, involve
stitching of the spines of the
books and other documents

by hand. We have to separate
the pages of the book or
newspaper or document, cut
the pages at the correct size
and then stitch the leaves to-
"Binding is really a chal-
lenge because when the book
comes in we have to do a diag-
nosis and then decide what to

to come. It's an art, it's a craft,
it's a challenge."
"There are different types
of stitching. We use the saddle
stitch over-casting; section
sewing and stab and stitch The
stitching depends on the book
and the state it is in."
Stewart disclosed that all of
the paperback novels have to be
bound if they are to last for any
length of time.
Ms Stewart, who has been
working in the Bindery for
the past thirty three years,
says she can attest to the
toughness and longevity of
bound books aind documents
since bound publications she
had met in her early days on
the job had been there many
years before and are; at the
moment still in excellent
"When a book or document
is properly bound, somebody
has to deliberately cut that
book to damage it. It's the most
effective method for a presery-
ing a book or a cherished docu-
ment," she said.
Among the prized
possessions of the N~ational
Library is a collection of
books published since
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By Clifford Stanley

staff at the
BLibrar y
combines decades old
techniques of the craft
with Guyanese .
innovativeness to keep
the library alive.
At the Bindery, dubbed the
hospital for books, books and
publications with "injuries"
ranging from danmaged spines to
torn covers are diagnosed on ad-
mission and are brought back to
life by staffers armed with a
sixty year old book press, ham-
mers, needles, binding thread,
heavy duty thimbles and, most
important of all, infinite pa-
The goal is the preserva-
tion of books; the preserva-
tion of the historical educa-
tional and cultural informa-
tion reposed in books fo~r the
benefit of the current genera-
tion of Guyanese and genera-
tions to come.
The bookbinding techniques
in use today are identical to
those employed since the estab-
lishment of the National Library
ninety-eight years ago.

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4. Accept others for who they are with their short-comings.

5. Live more for the present, less for the past and future.
Enjoy the moment. Let this be an on-going event.

6. Learn how to have fun, laugh at yourself.

7. Let the rainy day look beautiful. "Sweet are the users of
Heard about the guy who was given four weeks to live? He
said he wanted two weeks in August and two weeks between Christ-
mas and New Year.

Suggested Reading

1. Norman Vincent Peale, "Power of Positive Thinking"

By P.S. Thakur


"Is the glass half-fill1 or is it half empty" is an old saying that
never grows old. It very well illustrates the view that optimism or
pessimism is a matter of one's perception of the world; the way
we interpret events in our lives. Ignoring the negative and dwelling
on the positive is a significant manner of living and improving the
quality of life.

5. Cataloguing all my failures Cataloguing all my strength


i Write down a list of positive things about yourself.

2. Give more rewards and compliments (be honest on such

3. Accept and respect yourself with all your faults.

2. Dale

Carnegie, "How to Win Friends and Influence

Here is a test of optimism. Which ones are you?


You submit an excellent piece of work and receive high

feel proved and deserving of the praise
feel awkward and think this is luck-

2. A tree fell right in front of you. Do you feel?
(a) relieved and grateful that it missed you
(b) shaken and distraught

3. Your friend is in the hospital on a monitoring device. Do
you feel?
(a) assured that he is getting good care
(b) disturbed that your friend is in a fragile state

All ("a"s) are optimists. In this test of optimism you would
have answered most or all of the "a~s.

Pessimism has a profound negative effect on one's physical and
emotional health. They are constantly in a state of low self-es-
teem and depression. This dis-stress is the body in a constant state
of hyper-vigilance, never relaxed. Thie body organs heart, lungs,
kidneys, skin (perspiration) are being overworked. The preoccu-
pation with negative thoughts is a hinidrance to being or feeling ac-
complished, because the thoughts aire~always about failure and the
ill consequences of failure.

Here are some symptoms of pessimismm'

1. Exaggerate all problems
2. Ignore the positive and dwell on the negative
3. Personalizing every little event, '"They are staring at me".
4. Jumping to conclusions, "She is. ignorii g me"


It is not what people say or do but it~is how ~we perceive what
we do. The word "perceive" means "to interpret". In pessimism
a compliment,. "You look~nice", may be interpreted as a cynical
remark. Sometimes these precepticks becornle a pattern and one
sees all events in a negative light the pessimist. Alternatively,
one may view all events in a positiye-light an optimist. With
these positive thoughts we tend to think and action will follow ac-
cording, making for a happier and productive life. The good lord
gave us a body and a mind; it is up to us how to use it; use it to
optimize the quality of life.

SThe Cogn~itive-emotive therapjr in counseling illustrates the
positive thoughts in our inner most feelings.

Pessimism Optimism
1. I never d~o anything right I do most things rights .
2. I am always-late I have been on time
3. Everyone looks down on me I always wear a smile and
receive one in turn
4. Blaming others for failing Self-examination of whose I

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By Norman Faria

foothills of the
Northern Range
Nof mountains in
Tr~inidad lies the town of
Arima. Situated 26
kilometres to the east of the
capital Port of Spain, the
community of 40,000 people
is typical Trinidad : old
wooden ~houses with
gingerbread fretwork,
galvanized roofed wall
bungalows with mango and
other fruit trees, palm trees,
churches, stores, and

friendly, helpful people of all
But it is also the home of
the descendents of its
in g eubs pee ies,mthse tae
in 1498. What we in Guyana
know as Amerindians. Popularly
called the Caribs, te rsen l
President of the Carib Commu-
nity, Ricardo Bharath-
Hernandez, who briefed me
when I spent a pleasant after-
noon there while on a recent va-
cation. .Most Imve intermingled
with the dominant Indo and
Afro races and there are very few
desns wpho ca obe reaadily iden-
Amerindian as in the case, for
example, in Guyana.

The history of how~
the ancestors of these still indus-

owi is dwdr pbli dof riidad
and Tobago came to live there is
a fascinating one. It started a
long time ago.Ln before Christ

According to Dutch anthro-
pologist Arie Boomert there
were continuous settlements in
malttro islands (Tobago is
way back as 6500 to 4000 years
before Christ .Examination of
pottery styles showed the
pope had cosdn e eycanan7
the Guianas. From Tobago ex-
ploring expeditions later reached
and settledbthe island in the

against the Church. though
there have been some de-
mands that the Vatican should
apologise for the slasery and
atrocities.. Today, most of the
Lokono share the Catholic
beiefs of Arima's population.
in August eler year,
the Carib Santa Rosa Festi-
\al. named after an
Amerindian saint. is held.
Heavily influenced by Catho-
lic ceremonial pomp and
pageantr it features a march
around town with the Carib
Queen at the head, mass and
other actisities.
The concept of the Carib
Qlueen is nor ain Amerndlan one.
Mlale chlels reac'quess are The
"iemaile ruile was~ unrodu~ed Lo

G~uardan newspaper, and herseUl
a relative of present Canlt
Queen, Valentina Mledina
(elected in March 2000).
In recent times, in ar
effort to maintain a balance

df henvaeivae tpreoepl Plhis
tory, attempts were made
to remind the public of the
role, for example, of the
hmmr, dtahe tat rion c
seer, and traditional reli-
gious beliefs. One activist.
Ricardo Cruz, is described
in the Trinidad Guardiar
as a practicing shaman as
amng h rel-net oucn
as burning of herbs Crul
is quoted: "Even if it ir
Catholic (The Festival) ir
at least something the
Amerindian people can take
pride in."
Among the aims of thr
Carib Community Center
says Bharath-Hernandez is tc
correct the misconception oi
the "LCaribs" as war-like
cannibals. Aside from the
sensitivity about the name.
he commends the Carnival

Please turnto page XV

A group of persons of Amerindian v~escent in Arima in the
1940's. (Photo courtesy of Maximillibn Forte)


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peop, s in the hemisphere, the
indigenous peoples mn Trnmdad
put t a fight. In December
c9 ihne tenialUpnisungetoork
plain Led by the great Carib
warri ~-chief Hyarima (a monu-
ment ,him stands in Arima to-
day), ley rose up in an incident
sn w l he Ca hohi pre
orna nts were damaged and
brok< up.. On their way out of
the a sion to seek refuge away
from :evitable reprisals by co-
loniz authorities, the rebels met
the ( vernor, Jose de Leon y
Eche and an entourage com-
ing i >r a routine visit.. Unfor-
tuna y, the
Gove Jr happened to be mn the
wror place at the wrong time
and and his group (except
one) er got back to their resi-
denc. Afterwards, there was a
mass re of the rebels by better
armc adversaries.
1 dlay, there seems to be
no Iang-held animosity

Columbus' arrival and later
colonization by the Spanish,
French and British led to tragedy

fet, angermeddthei go oIl is es
timated they numbered 40,000
when Columbus arrived. Sadly,
by the 1800s, there were only
1200 left. The population
wahsereduce lanlas 1in the
and diseases
In 1757, according to the
excellent website of the Santa
Rosa Carib~ Commuit Centre,
Arima was established by a
Catholic religious order from
Spain, the Capuchins
Their stated aim was to convert
the remaining Lakono to Chris
tianity. By the 1780s, the native
peoples were brought into the
settlement even ~from
neighboring areas so that newly
arrived French planters could
have their lands. They were put
to work on state farms as virtual
As with other indigenous

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LISB~ON, Portugal The Great Wall of China,
Rome's Colosseum, India's Taj Mahal and three
architectural marvels fromt Latin America were
aplong the new seven wonders of the world
chosen in a global poL
Jordan's Petra was the seventh winner. Pemu's Machu Picchu,
Brazil's Statue of Christ Redeemer and Mexico's Chichen Itza
pyramid also made the cut.
About 100 million votes were cast by yhe Internet and
cellphone text messages, said New7Wonders, the nonprofit or-
ganization that conducted the poll.
The seven beat out 14 other nominated landmarks, including
the Eiffel Tower, Easter Island in the Pacific, the Statue of Lib-
erty, the Acropolis, Russia's Kremlin and Australia's Sydney
Opera House.
The pyramids of Giza, the only surviving structures from
the original seven wonders of the ancient world, were assured of
retaining their status in addition to the new seven after indignant
Egyptian officials said it was a disgrace they had to compete.
The cadapaign to name new wonders was launched in
1999 by the Swiss adventurer Bern: 4 Weber. Almost 200
nominations came in, and the list wDas narrowed to the 21
most-voted by the start of 2006. Organzr admit there was
no foolproof way to prevent people from voting more than
once for their favorite.
A Peruvian in national costume held up Macchu Piecu's award
to the sky and bowed to the crowd with his hands clasped, elic-
iting one of the biggest cheers from the audience of 50,000 people
at a soccer stadium in Portugal's capital, Lisbon.
Many jeered when the Statue of Liberty was announced as
one of the candidates. Portugal was widely opposed to the U.S.-
led invasion of Iraq.
Another Swiss adventurer, Bertrand Piccard, pilot of the
first hot-air balloon to fly nonstop around the world, an-
nounced one of the winners then launched into an ap-
peal for people to combat climate change and stand up for
human rights before being ushered off the stage.
The Colosseum, the Great Wall, Machu Picchu, the Taj Mahal
and Petra had been among the leading candidates since January,
while the Statue of Christ Redeemer received a surge in votes
more recently.
The Statue of Liberty and Australia's Sydney Opera House
were near the bottom of the list from the start.
Also among the losing candidates were Cambodia's Angkor.
Spain's Alhambra, Turkey's Hagia Sophia, Japan's Kiyomizu
Temple, Russia's Kremlin and St. Basil's Cathedral, Germany's
Neuschwanstein Castle, Britain's Stonehenge and Mali's
Weber's Switzerland-based foundation aims to promote
cultural diversity by supporting, preserving and restoring
monumentsr. It relies on private donations and revenue from
selling broadcasting rights.
The U.N. Educational, Scien-
Stific and Cultural Organization. or
UNESCO, keeps a list of World
Heritage Sites, which now totals
851 monument. But the agency~
was not involved in Weber's
~The traditional seven won -
ders were concentrated inl the
Mediterranean and Middle East.
That list was derived from lists
of marvels compiled by ancient
Greek observers, the best known
being Antipater of Sidon, a writer
in the 2nd century B.C.
The Hanging Gardens of
Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at
Olympia, the Temple of
Artemis at Ephesus, the Mau-
soleum of Halicarnassus, the
Colossus of Rhodes and the
Pharos lighthouse off Alexan-
a ~dria have all vanished.

Crea~sTirlBrwE1 Bm=5BRAZIL







BURSAR YA WARD 2oo 7/soo8

The~ Guyana Rice DevelopmentBoard is once again
at a~rding Bursaries to the -children of employees, rice
fi8 01818r and rice millers who have been successful at
tl-. recent National Grade Six Assessment
E .amination 2007-2008.

Eac~h Bursary Award will be for five years and witll
depend on successful completion of each consecutive

To be eligible, students. must have received a
minimum of 550 marks-

Interested persibns can contact the Administrative
.Manager, the Regional Rice Extension Officers of the
Guyana Rice Deivelopment Board or the District Rice
Extension Officers in their respective regions for further
information and ~application forms on or before August
10, 2007.

Applications received after this date will not be

~Lb USAID Guyanna torAID Re a -oand Pvrevntion ( HARP) Project

44 High Street, Kingston, Gieorgretown, Guyana, South America
Tel: 592-231-6311 Fax: 592-231-6349

USAID Guyana HIVIAIDS Reduction arid Prevention Project (A Joint Government of Guyana U.S
Government Project) invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of:
Membership Services Officer (MSO)
. The MSO is responsible for providing administrative and program su port to the Private
Sector Partnership Manager ( SPM) in the promotion, development and
implementation of services provided by the Private Sector Advisory Board (PSAB)on
HIV/AIDS and forthcoming Guyana Business Coal:11 ition HIV/AIDS.
I The MSO is res onsible for assisting the PSPM with administrative and financial
management activities related to the Public/ Private Partnership Program; and
preparation of monthly membership reports and financial statements. The MSO will also
assistin preparing reports, proposals and budgets for av\ariety of current and potential
donors. The MSO will also be required to manage administrative / secretarial work of a
confidential nature.
First Degree in Social Sciences/ Management / Marketing/ Business Administration/
Health Sciences. Computer literacy is required, especially in Microsoft Word, Excel and
Power Point.
II A professional with a minimum of four (4) years work experience in
administrativelprogram management positions In the Private Sector andlor
Membership-based organization.
This is contractual position for~ar initial period of six (6.)months
Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter, which include the name address and contact
number of at least two (2) referees, one (1) from a community member and/or former employer (s)
as to fitness for the position.
Job descriptions can be obtained from the USAIDIGHARP Receptionist at the address below.
Please send resume and cover letter to the Private Sector' Partnership 'Mana er,
USAIDIGH;ARP Project 1" Floor, 44 High Street, Kmngston, Georgetown, no later t at
Wednesday, July,2007atl6:30hts.
USAID/GHARP is anE ual O prtunit Em Ioyer.

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Suidday Chronicle July f`5,'2007Y

Ms Stewart confessed to a
deep love for Bookbinding, par-
ticularly because of "the hands
Son" nature of the job..
"I love it. Ilove doing things
with my hands apd my fingers.
serials. We I sew my own clothing; I do
acement for embroidery; I can type. .I per-
olored card- sonally find bookbinding very
istol board." self-fulfilling, particularly when
ls though, I think about how useful a role
re obtained it plays in keeping books as
ose any ma- sources of knowledge alive, "
She said.

She disclosed that she has
over the years trained many
persons in the craft, including
young people, some of whom
are now employed full time at
the library as bookbinders.
"Once there are librar-
ies and books, there will have
to be binderies and book-
binders The materials may
change but the age old tech-
niques of the craft will re-
Smain the same," Stewart

From page X

1907, bound perhaps as
early as the 1920s, and
except for fragility of the
pages, still secure.
Ms Stewart recalls private
citizens approaching her for
suggestions on how to restore
cherished documents such as
the Family Bible or a thesis .
"I remember a lot of
people a! jroaching-me particu-

larly about the restoration of
Bibles. It may have been their
Grandmother's or Great
Grandmother's Bible. Their
Holy Book as badly torn and
tattered as it is, has sentimental
value. It is a family heirloom;
they just cannot throw it
away," she said.
She also recalls their joy at
having followed advice and get-
fing results better than expected-
a properly bound and restored
Bible destined to last for de-

cades to come.
The challenge in recent
years has been the need to
improvise with local materi-
als in order to get the job
She said that most of the
materials for book binding
which she prefers to call Home
Binding, had, up to several
years ago, been imported mate-
"Years ago we had binder's
cloth; we now use leatherette

and other local ma
use cotton as a repl;
gauze and we use cc
board instead of Bri
Other material
such as beeswax, a
locally and do not pc
jor challenges.

STAFF of the Bindery at work.

A DOOKDinaing worK In progress.

Pag~e XIV

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Category 1A -Dry Ration
Category 1B Fresh Ration
Category 2 -Medical Supplies
Category 3 Agricultural Supplies
Category 4 -Janitorial Supplies
Category 5 Stationery Supplies
Category 6 - Sanitation IDisposal Service

Tender documents may be uplifted from the office of the Staff Officer One General
Four (Finance), Camp Ayanganna during normal working hours from Monday
2007-07-16 to Monday 2007-07-30. Bidders will be required to purchase tender
documents at a non-ref unable fee of five thousand dollars ($5,000).

Each Tender must be accompanied by valid certificate of compliance from both the
Commissioner of Inland Revenue Department and Manager, National Insurance
Scheme; and Bid Security equivalentto 2% of the cost of the items tendered for.

Tenders for each category must be separately enclosed in a sealed envelope,
which does not in any way identify the Tenderer and must be clearly marked on the
top left hand comer:

TENDER FOR GOODS AND SER VCES GDF (insert relevant category)

Tenders must be addressed to:
The Chairman
National Procurement and Tender
Administration Board
Ministry of Finance
Main and Urquhart Streets

Tenders must be deposited in the Tender Box located at the Ministry of Finance, no
later than Tuesday 31" July, 2007 at 0830 hours. Tenders will be opened
immediately after on the same day, and Tenderers or their representatives are
invited to attend.

Coeperative Republic of Guyana
1. The Ministry of Education invites scaled bids from eligible Prequalified bidders for the execution
ofthe fobowing Wode

1. Rehabiliptiato of Kingston Nursery School
2. Rehabilitation ofCumminrgs Lodge Secondary School
3. Rehabilitation of Sophia Nursery School
4. Rehabilitation Works at President's College

7. Rehabilitation Works at IDCB Building. QC Compound
8. Plumbing Works at Guyana Industrial Training Centre
9. Installation ofNiltraton System at Craft Production and Design
10. Phonbing Wodrs atNorth Raimveldt Multilateral School

2. Biddingwillbe conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures, specified in
the Procurement Act, 2003 *nd regulations, 2004, and is open to only Pre-qunaif ied Contractors.

3. Interested Heigible Pre-que.'ified bidders may obtain further information from Mr. T. Persand,
Mialstryef Education, 21 B.ickdam. An inspection of the Bidding Documents can be conducted at
the above address between the hours of08:30 to 16:00 on weekdays.

4. Allbids must be accompanied by Vaid NIS and GRA(IRD) Compliance Cert~ifcte.

5. 'Ihe Tender document may be purchased from the Ministry of Education, 21 Brickrdamj for a non
refundable fecofive theasand dollars S5,000.esich. The method ofpayment accepted willbe cash.

6. Tenders must be enclosed in a plain sealed envelopes bearing no identity of the Tenderer and must be
clearly marked on the top, leA band comer "Tender for namee of project)- MOE. Tenderers who are
applying for more than one project/lot must place each bid in a separate envelope. No electronic
biddingwillbeperm~itted.1.atebidswillberejected. /
7. All tenders mustbe delivered to the address below on or before 09:001 on Tuesday, July 24, 2007. All
bids will be opened in the presence of those contractors or their representatives who choose to

8. The address referred to above is:Chrmn

Natissa Procurerment & Tender Admi nistration Board
Mialstry of Finance Compound
Main & Urqhart Streets

9. The Employerreserves the right to accept orrejectany oralirh IenTelers without assigning any reason,
P. Kandhi
Permsoent Secretary
Ministry of Educartion

A number of the big losses we face today are much more intan-
gilA firmills, foisac, ison bli a ye e ic record
in some data processing centre. And when you lose a job or
end a relationship your routines may change b~ut you don't usu-
ally get whacked on the head or thrown over a cliff.
What would serve us best at these times are a clear mind
and a directed reaction. But our bodies reduce this likelihood,
being primed as they are for automatic action.
In addition to challenges precipitated by events we have
some involvement in, there are things beyond our control that
Impact us. The company we work for may go under. Or, too
muhes rain rce nel .m personal setbacks that cause us
pain, and we feel helpless. However they have to be seen for
what they ar.
aRmember the three concentric circles representing
our circles of conern, inlleence and controL The big outer
circle is our circle of conern the next smaller one is our
circle of i~nfluca aml the smallest one is our circle con-
troL Events lik the company .closre or the ruined crop
are dermitely in or circle of concern but outside our circle
of control. Aml they should not be taken as personal fail-

We set out with good intentions. No rational person in-
tends to fail whether in a job, a relationship, an investment, a
course of study, a business or a move. So when the good in-
tentions go wrong we need to bring the original intent back into
the picture. And we have to reflect on what was in our control
and what was not
In addition to the cognitive adjustments on the nature of.
failure that we can make, and the sorting out of what's outside
of our control, there are a few things that help when we are
struck by a setback unlike a carnivore attack, a setback is go-
ing to play out in days and weeks rather than in minutes.
So physical activity or exercise will helpfto work off the
chemical soup in our bodies and reduce its influence on our re-
actions. And putting off any big decision we can while our
judgement isliely not thebest will reduce the chances of com-
pounding the problem.
When we've pulled out of the funk, looking at what went
right as well as what went wrong will help us leam from the

e he maybe ht liue Eio we can come out the
other emI looking backb~~~~bbb~~w at the setback not only for its nega-
tive aspects, Imt also as a valuable lesson among others

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Success ..

From page V

learning experience.
What we can take away from the Edison example, however,
is that we should recognize failure for what it is and what it
is not. Like success, failure can be many things: a wake-up
call, a need to redouble efforts, a learning experience, a time for
reflection, a motivator or an acceptance of defeat.
arut as ur tembne fa pesonal defect and it need not hang
Narcissistic people have no trouble with this. In fact, their
standard operating practice is to immediately blame others for
anything that goes wrong.
Beside the narcissists who never make any mistakes, there
are others who have somehow incorporated a more adaptive
approach into the way they respond to failure. They suffer
the sting of failure, but they have learnt to move on, and to
extract benefit from it,
Very many others, however, have not made this leap. After
a major setback, many people may go into an extended period of
self-doubt. They beat themselves up continuously and may en-
ter a catatonic shell. This only self inflicts additional psychic
punishment that serves to lengthen and deepen the setback.
People react badly to setbacks for good reason. It has to
do with the fact that we're wired to recoil from the pain of
failure as a basic instinct. In the wild there was not much mar-
gin for crror. A single error and we were someone's meal. In
the face of this type of extreme danger we want to learn quickly
and if we're caught we want to play dead.
An adrenalin rush was exactly what was needed in these
life or death situations, and our autonomous nervous system
evolved to provide precisely that.
Unfortunately, our bodies still react in the same man..
ner today. It tries to help when adverse events are per-
ceived by juicing up the adrenalin and sending us into
flight or fight mode. Our senses sharpen, things begin to
move in slow motion, muscles tense up, digestion shots
down to free up energy, the hairs on our skin raise and we

su st e heat the body is preparing us for is not of the
same nature as before. 'lle world is now a very different place
and the situations welface are very different. Failure is not
the one-time terminal experience it was likely to be in the past.


planning authorities in the twin island republic in
consenting with them when organizers have a band
depicting "Indians' (as in North American tred Indians"
and cowboys). 'Itaditionally, costume bands in Wtinidad
have always had some "CIndians", along with the ubiquitous
devils and sallors
I was greatly honoured, after being briefed on the situation
including protocol by the Guyana Honorary Consulate in Pon
of Spain, to be granted a courtesy visit to the present Carib
Queen Valentina Medina. A most gracious lady, she clearly took
pride in her ancestry, all the while noting the patriotic fervour
she has for being a modern day Trinidadian. Both she and
Mr.Bharath-flernadez spoke highly of the visits from delega-
tions of Amerindian communities in other countries, including
those from Guyana, Suriname and Canada. On one occasion,
Guyana's present Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Carolyn
Rodrigues, was present at a Festival as an invited dignitary.. .
in recent years, Trinidad governments have recognized the
significance of the Carib community. In 2000, then Prime Min-
ister Basdeo Panday addressed them saying he fully supported
"the call for Trimidad to recognize and respeCt its first peoples".
Subsequently spokespersons for the administration of Prime
Minister Patrick Manning made similar statements-
Though not as well known as the more w~nrten and spoken
about Amerindian communities within CARICOMl. as in
Guyana and Dominica, the first peoples of Trinidad and To-
bago, settled now in Arima, are worthy of the same respect
We must respect them, not only as equal citizens of today's
society, but remember them as the descendears of a once pmoud,
resourceful and industrious nation who peopled our Carib..
bean civilization nmay years ago.

G t~8 am m (thron a~ja I iioog re
we~bsie. (NORMA~N PauF~ i '8 HONOARY


LOAN No: 1752/SF-GY

(1) The Co-operative Republic of Guyana has received financing from the Inter-American
Development Bank (IDB) towards improving Citizen Security in Guyana. It is intended that part
of the proceeds of this financing will be applied to eligible payments under the contract for the
supply and delivery of goods.

(2) The Ministry of Home Affairs. Citizen Security Programme invites sealed bids from eligible
suppliers for the supply and delivery of the following:

Supply and Delivery of Panel Van and Accessories
NcB No: IDB/G/071NCB/002

Interested bidders can obtain further information on the specifications from and uplift a
complete set of bidding documents at the following address between 09:00h to 15:30h from
Monday to Friday:
Project Co-ordinator
Citizen Security Programme
Ministry of Home Affairs
6 Brickdam
Georgetown, Guyana
Tel. No.: 592-226-9633
Fax No.: 592-225-4791

(3) Bidding documents can be purchased by interested bidders upon payment of a non-refundable
fee of G$5,000 in the name of Citizen Security Programme. The method of payment will be by

(4) (a) Bids must be placed in an inner envelope bearing the name and address of
the bidder.
() The bid must be addressed to the Chairman, National Procurement and
Tender Administration Board, Main and Urquhart Streets, Georgetown and marked
on the top right-hand comer of the envelope the name of the programme anid the
description of the bid, including the words "do not open before Tuesday. July 31.

(fi) The bid must be deposited in the Tender box of the National Board of Procurement and Tender
Administration situated at the Ministry of Finance, Main and Urquhart Streets, Georgetown,
Guyana oit rprtrhen n0c: oh TeT dsy Juor e1 e0 san wil b opened ataa dubl
09:00h or shortly thereafter, on Tuesday, July 31 2007.

(6) Valid compliance certificates must accompany bids from local suppliers in the name of the
company submitting the bid, from the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) and the National
~:: Insurance scheme (NIS).

'( ) A bid security of $120.,000.00 must be submitted along with the bid.

he urcase isnotresonsblefor bids not received thereof on orbfreteimspcidfo
the recention of bids. Late bids will be rejected and returned unopened.

Citizen Security Programme

MinistrC pfHe Ih Matet i scMa auye ant Unit

1. The M in istry of Health has secu red fu nd ing for the pu rchase of the items below
and invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply and
delivery of same:
MoH 1 4/07 Supply and Delivery of Dietary Supplies

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, clarification,
examine and uplift bid documents (upon presentation of receipt from
Ministry of Health- see#5i below) at the address in #8 below, from Monday to
Friday 9am to 3pm:

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

5. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by
interested bidders upon payment of a non refundable manager's cheque /
cash fee of $3,000.

6. Bids must be delivered to the address below (#9) at or before 9 am July 24'",
2007 for Project # MoH 14/07.
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 July 24'h 2007 for project #s: MoH
14/07. AII bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security as stated in the Bidding

7. Purchasing of Bid Documents (see #5 also):
Cashier -Accounts Department (Ground Floor)
Ministry of Health, Brickdam, Georgetown

8. .Further information, clarification, examination and uplifting of bid
documents (upon presentation of receipt from Ministry of Health, see#3
Ms. Sasha Singh
Materials Management Unit, Ministry of Health
Slot 1 Mudflat, K~ingston, Georgetown
Tel 22 69351, Fax 22 57767:, E mail: mmumph@90ai ,mm S1~:

9. For Bid Submission and Bid opening (see#6 also)
Bhe Chairman
~ National Procurement and Tender Administration (North Western Building)
Ministry of Finance
Main and Urquhart Streets,
Georgetown, Guyana

Keywords Are Key
Keywords are terms that
describe the experience, skills,
personality traits, software
proficiencies or academic cre-
dentials that a certain position
requires. They are important to
consider because many compa-
nies now use filtering software
to scan r~sumis for keywords,
flagging those with a high con-
centration for further consider-
ation. In fact, according to Taleo
Research, a firm that studies
management practices, 94 per-
cent of the top 500 U.S. com-
panies use computer programs
to evaluate r~sum~s.
This trend has caused some
job seekers to respond cre-
atively. In an attempt to get a
- leg up on the competition, they
hide keywords in their r~sum~s
by camouflaging them in white
type or.decreasing the font size
so that the text is invisible to all
but a computer,
But these tactics can of-
ten backfire. Improved
r~sumC search software can
now catch and flag arbitrarily
inserted~ keywords, lowering

Please see page XVII

consider one page the opti-
mal length for staff-level
r~sum~s, 44 percent feel two
pages is preferable. A decade
ago, only 25 percent of hir-
ing managers said two pages
was acceptable.
Of course, this doesn't
mean you should ramble on;
less is still more. While em-
ployers may be accepting of a
two-page document, being
long-winded could hurt your
cause since hiring managers
have little time to devote to
each application they receive.
A premium will always be
placed on job seekers who ef-
fectively prioritize informa-
tion and write in a manner
that is both compelling and
To accomplish this goal,
zero in on your top qualifica-
tions, write short and crisp sen-
tences and avoid pedantic
r~sumt-speak, including techni-
cal jargon and trendy business
phrases like "value-added" or
"thinking outside the box." And,
of course, omit all statements
that are not pertinent to the po-
sition for which you are apply-

Think again,
Subtle changes are afoot,
and, thanks to new technologies,
today's r6sumC is different in
many ways from its 20th cen-
tury counterpart.
Following are some r~sum6
developments you should be

ers now look online for em-
ployment leads, for example,
and companies have rolled
out inventive benefits pro-
grams to attract the best tal-
ent. But what about the
resum6? Most people as-
sume it's the one dinosaur
that'syjetto evolve.

aware of:

The Long and Short
of It: R~sumbs Are
InChing Up
There's one rule of
resume writing that virtually
every job seeker knows: A
single-page resum6 is best.
But this long-prevailing
guideline is no longer set in.
stone. While 52 percent of
executives recently polled by
Robert Half International still

Page XVI

Sunday Chronicle July 15, 2007

.By Robert Half

Much has
about the job
Search pro-
cess in recent years. Work-

Sunday Ghronice July ;-. 2387

From page XVI
the resume's ranking and sending the offending
candidate's application to the recycle bin. Plus, trying to trick
the system can simply make you look bad.
Instead, you want to include keywords that accurately rep-
resent your employment background. Let's say you're apply-
ing for a position as a communications specialist, for example.
According to the employment ad, the company seeks a "dy-
namic and imaginative writer who can create compelling and
. accurate copy under tight deadlines." Custfomize your rdsum6
so that the wording mirrors this language from the job de-
scription by including terms such as "dynamic," "compelling,"
"accurate" and "tight deadlines" when discussing your prevl.
ous experience.

Candidates on Camera
Another recent development is the advent of the "video
r~sum6." While the tried-and-true printed (or electronic) r~sum6 re-
mains a job seeker's primary promotional tool, some candidates -
especially those in fields requiring; stellar creative abilities are
trying to distinguish themselves w~rh video r~sum~s. Technological
Advancements have made it relatively easy and inexpensive to pm-
duce a professional-looking video and upload it to a Web site, where
psepective employers can view it.
It remains to be seen if the video r~sum6 represents a passing
fad or the future. A recent Harris Interactive survey, however, indi-
cates both employers and candidates are at least intrigued by the
concept. In the survey, 60 percent of hiring managers and human
resources professionals polled expressed "some interest" in seeing
video r6sum~s. In addition, 49 percent of workers expreased some
willingness to post a video r~sum6~ to attract the attention of a pre
spective employer.
There has been a general conception that the r~sum6 never
changes. While the hallmarks of a good resrum6 clarity, truthful-
ness and relevance semrai the same, technoogy~ and hiring rands
have influenced the way they age produced and reviewed. Reaog-
nizing these changes lad keeping abreast of futue development
will enable you to market yourself as effectively as possible.
Robert H~alf Internatioal is the wr 'sC first and lyargs
specialized sta~fflg firm with a globl network dof er thra
350 offices throughout North Amrcag Europe, Asa Austra-
lia and New Zealand. For more leformation about our profes-
sional services, filease visit wwwsrhtocom.

Invites proposals from interested firms to lease and operate the former AMC/Everton facilities (formerly
Bermine) or any portion thereof.

The Everton Facility is located on the eastern bank of the Berbice River. It is accessible by an all weather road
and is about 8 km (5 miles) from New Amsterdam. The land area of the Facility is 23 hectares (57 acres). The
Facility is relatively spacious, flat, well drained and is not affected by floods. Its internal and external functional
drainage networks have been quite effective over the years.

The facility allows for:

1) Wharf Facilities for ocean going and smaller vessels (berthing length of 800 feet);
.2) Equipmentfor loading and off loading ships/barges:
a. Derrick bucket capacity of 2.2 Metric Tonnes (MT) and a cycle swing of 35 seconds;
b. Grab Crane--bucket capacity of 12 MT and a cycle time of 55 seconds;
3) Warehousing facilities; covered, dried product storage capacity of up to 45,000 MT of material and
stockpile grounds;
4) Workshops with machining equipment;
5) Drying facilities with interconnecting conveyor system to and from dryers and storage buildings;
6) Calcination facilities (not currently functional but last used in 1 998 to calcine bauxite material;
7) Generators to supply power of up to 1.2 MW and a well with related water treatment facilities of up to
300 gallminute of treated water-*
8) Two flat concrete office buildings.


Interested persons must register with NICIL and pay a Registration fee of G$5,000.00 (five thousand dollars).
Upon Registration the following will be provided:-

~1) A Letter ofAuthority to visit the premises.
2) An Information Memorandum containing details of the facility
3) ARequestfor Proposals (RFP Document)
4) Copy of Advertisement

Proposals must be submitted to NICIL not later than September 21, 2007 at i4:00 hours.

For additional information please contact:

The Exe utwe Director

126 Barrack Street
Kingston, Georgetown
Tel. 592-225-6339
EmailI:pu nit2@guyana.

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~fi~ keep weather eye on climate

uniquee" says Jeff Virnig, winemaker at Robert Sinskey Vine-
A subtle variation of temperatures and conditions in different
places means "you i-an pretty much grow any grape variety here
in this valley".
Some scientists say global warming could turn that all on its
4e~ stud byhrh the America's National Acade~my of Si'iences
last year suggested that the area of the US suitable for growing
!,remium w uine Cygrapes couM decline by 81% by the end of thet

iernatioqull G;loba~l Warming and Wine conference las:
youtII irged iatte.ndeesc to "spread the word... It mi!!ht not .
Please see page XSXI

By Sam Wilson
BBC News, Napa Valley
Creating wine is all about getting the balance right.
You have to find the best location, with good soil. the right
range of temperature, and rain at certain times of year. You must
plant the r-ight grapes.
And then you must get lucky with the weather -

io ji is noc wocndetr that wmemakehcrs are epc~liirl l Iawarl o! 11h:

V'alleyi in California. current conditions, aIre near-r- :
"You hlave the climate, you have ideal soi. and at histry v
of winemaking that goes back to the turn o~f last century., It'~
a combination of those things that makes Napn Valley

I~ _

Pleasant person~alit and positive attitude
TGeoaodp brnd wristen c mmunication skills
Flexible individual with good planning and organisational abilities
Sound interpersonal skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

(3) SportsOrganiser
Degree in Physical Education or Sports Management plus considerable relevant experience in coaching
and organising sports and games competitions. Diploma level qualifications glus substantial relevant
experience may also be considered.
(4) Technologist IIII, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Technology
B.Engg., or H.T.D. or equivalent qualification in the relevant Hield plus four years experience in a
teaching/research laboratory OR (ii) Full Technological Technician Certificate or equivalent plus two
years post qualification experience.
At least a Degree or equivalent frma recognised University in an ngerigdiscipline, with five years
industrial e peenence at middle. management level. Qualification to tahone of the Enbgineernnc
Cdoue in tes Faculty and expenence In industrial training and curriculum development would bedistin t

Benefits currently include monthly transportation allowance, provision of uniforms, non-contributory
medical insurance scheme. annual and vacation leave and leave passage allowance and appropriate
pirotective clothing provisions.
acerlrarncnt on Salary Scale would be dependent on level of qualification and relevant experience.
t ::ln!rations with Curriculum Vitae, stating full name, date of birth, marital status, qualifications (with
c-4'; and overall grades obtained) work experience (with dates), research/publications/innovative work
d te~is) mainlyy applicable to 4 full names and addresses of thr~e~e referees, who can testify to the
i:; Jprofessional/technical capa 'ilities of the applicant, (one of whjiom must bie your present or last
playere, where applicable must reach the Personnel Division. University of Guyana. P.O. Box 10-1110,
.rrgetowvn, Email: u eldt~ snet y~net or Fax: 592-222-4181, or Courier Service, not later than July
200?p7_.(Tel. Nos, 5 MZ`;214 81) Website:
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Administrative Officer iffechnologistlI/Sports Organiser
Planning Officer 1/Administrative Officer Il/Technologist II
Planning Officer II
Industrial Liaison Officer

-UA1: $77,732-$116,593
-UA2: $88,094 -$129,549
-UA3: $108,823 -$155,460
-UA4: $150,276 -$195,619.




Benefits currently include non-taxable housing and travelling allowances, contributory medical and
pension schemes; gratuity and entertainment allowance (where applicable),
annual/vacationistudy/sabbatical leave (whichever is applicable), leave passage and book allowances.
(6) Laboratory Technician VIlI
(i) Departments of Architecture and Mechanical Engineering
G.T.E.E. Technician Certificate Part ( or Craft Certificate Parts I and II or equivalent Plus two years
relevant experience or Craft Certificate Part 1 Plus five years' relevant apprenticeship or G.T.D/O.T.D or
equvaet Plus two years relevant experience or five years apprenticeship.
For Architecture, relevant computer skills, good architectural draughting skills and/or Auto CAD
draughting skills are required.
(ii) Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences
Four subjects at CXC (General proficiency, Grades I IV) or equivalent examination including Physics.
Two years post-qualification relevant experience is required for appointment as Laboratory Technician II.
(7) ClerklTypist II
Four subjects at CXC General Proficiency or its equivalent [nglauding English Language Pitts formal
qualifications in the following Computer applications: Word Processing, Spread Sheet, Data Base.
Suitable candidates to be tested to determine proficiency levels in relevant computer
Certificate of Professional Nursing and Midwifery as well as current registration with the General Nursing
Council of Guyana. Training andlor experience in Public Health Nursing would be a distinct advantage,




Laboratory Technician liClerkirypist I I
Laboratory Technician IliUniversity Nurse -

UB3: $31.056 -$42,132
UB5: $37,062- $50,466.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following positions:
At least a good First Degree from a recognized university in either of the following: Economics;
Education, with specialisation in planning; development planning or project planning. Preference will
be given to applicants with relevant post-graduate qualification and knowledge of indicators for planning
and development in education. Ability in the use of computers is required. Experience in relevant
statistical packages, for example, SPSS will be a distinct advantage.
A First Degree and previous experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity plus proficiency in
use of computer software: Data base management systems, Spreadsheet, Word processing.

Hello B0ys &t Girls
H8VC you Ree ntiCig the many Denoi0aionll 8 Chue lu'dleS llr di Berent llms~lC are ill the COUntry 804
these are just some.. Well the main tiling they all have in common they are praising God and Christianity


















Cooperative Republic of Guyana-
Ministry of Agriculture
National Drainage and Irrigation Authority

1. The National Drainage and Irrigation Authority, Ministry of Agriculture invites bids from
suitably qualified and experienced bidders to undertake the following projects:

a.) Rehabilitation of A-Line Canal, Region 3
b.) Repairs to Drainage Channel in Green Valley, Linden Region 10
C.) COnstruction of Check Structure at Nooten Zuil, East Coast Demerara, Region 4
d.) Construction of Earthen Embankment at Laddersville, Region 10
e.) Repairs and Installation of Drainage Pumps at Anna Regina and Cozier, Region 2
f.) Supply of Heavy Duty Hauler and Low Bed Truck to the NDIA.

2. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Biddinjg (NCl3) procedures,
specified in the Procurement Act 2003.

3.' Interested eligible bidders may inspect the Bidding Documents and obtain further
information from the Office of the Chief Executive Officer, National Drainage and Irrigation
Authority during normal working hours.
4. Bid documents can be uplifted from the office of the National Drainage and Irrigation
Authority, Ministry of Agriculture,- Regent Street and Vlissengen Road, Georgetown upon
payment of a non-refundable fee of five thousand dollars ($5,000) in favour of the Permanent
Secretary, Ministry ofAgriculture, for each bid document.

5. Bids shall be submitted in a plain sealed envelope bearing no identification of the of
the Bidder and marked on the top left-hand corner "Tender for"

Bids shall be addressed to:

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

and deposited in the tender box at the above address not later than 09:00 h on Tuesday 24'h
July, 2007. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

6. Bids will bie opened in the presence of those bidders or their representatives who choose to
attend at 09:00 h on Tuesday 24'h July, 2007 in the boardroom of the National Procurement
ahd Tender Administration Board, Ministry of Finance at the above address.

7. AII bids must be accompanied by valid certificates of compliance from the Manager of
the National Insurance Scheme and the Commissioner of the Guyana Revenue Authority.

8. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security amounting to not less than 2% of the
bid sum.

9. The National Procurement and Tender Administration. Ministry of Finance reserves the
right to reject any or all bids without assigning any reason whatsoever and not necessarily to
award to the lowest bid.

Chief Executive Officer
~National Drainage and Irrigation Authority

~98~iBa 'I I ssa~r~L~ LF I II r 411EP

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Pa e XIX

processed, it may not be pasteurised, and so may still
contain botulism spores and should be avoided. Spores of
the bacteria that cause botulism, are, present in honey and
can cause serious illness and death. These spores in the
honey are not destroyed by regular cooking or baking

How to select and store
Honey is sold in individual containers or in bulk. It is
usually pasteurised, although often at farmer's markets you
can find raw honey. Raw honey that has not been
pasteurized, clarified, or filtered, provided it is of the
highest organic quality, is your best choice. Look for honey
that states "100 per cent pure". While regular honey is
translucent, creamy honey is usually opaque and is made
by adding finely crystallised honey back into liquid honey.

Specially honeys, made from the nectar of different flowers,
such as thyme and lavender, are also available. Remember
that the darker the colour, the deeper the flavour.
It is important to keep honey stored in an airtight
container so that it doesn't absorb moisture from the
air. Honey stored this way in a cool dry place will keep
almost indefinitely. One reason for this is that its
high sugar content and acidic pH help to inhibit micro-
organism growth. Honey that is kept at colder
temperatures tends to thicken, while honey that is
kept at higher temperatures has a tendency to darken
and have an altered flavour.

Nyam News
From the Caribbean food and Nutrition Institute

Continued Fromn last week

NUtfitiVe Value
Honey is considered by some to be more than a sweetener
and a "healthier" alternative for sugar because it contributes
some minerals like magnesium, potassium, calcium sodium

chlorine, sulphur, iron and phosphate. It also contains vitamins
B1 (thiamin) B2 (riboflavin), C (ascorbic acid), B6 (pyridoxine),
B5 pantothenicc acid) and B3 nicotinicc acid). However the
contribution differs according to the qualities of the nectar and
pollen. Additionally, honey contains small quantities of copper,
iodine, and zinc. It should be noted that honey is denser than
sugar thus providing more kilocalories per spoon. The sugars
in honey are the same as those found in fruits which have greater
nutritional value. In fruits, the sugars are diluted in water,
packaged in fibre and mixed with valuable minerals and vitamins.
In most honeys, fructose predominates and tends to
make honey taste slightly sweeter than sugar but there
are a few types of honeys which contain more glucose than
fructose. Some honeys are very rich in fructose and thus
tend to taste very sweet. Generally, the sweetness of honey
is 1 to 1.5 times sweeter (on a dry weight basis) than sugar.
Liquid honey is about as sweet as sugar but it contains
only 82.4 g carbohydrate per 100 grams versus 100 g-
carbohydrate for the same amount of sucrose and provides
304 kcal/100 g versus 400 kcal for sucrose. One tablespoon
of honey weighs 21 grams, of which approximately 17
grams are carbohydrates. The sugar content is the sum of
all the mono, di- and oligo-saccharides. This 40 per cent
lower caloric value and sweetness level of honey makes it
a choice for some persons who are complying with a
calorie-controlled diet.

Dietary Uses
The main uses of honey are in cooking, baking, spreading
on bread or toast, and as an addition to various beverages such
as tea. It can also be used as a sweetener for fruits as well. It
can also be used in any food that is sweetened, including frozen
desserts, baked products, meat glazes, custards, frostings, pie
fillings, cobblers, puddings, candied vegetables and salad
dressings. Because honey is hygroscopic (drawing moisture-from
the air) a small quantity of honey added to a pastry recipe will
retard the staling process. Raw honey also contains enzymes
that help in its digestion, several vitamins and antioxidants.
Most vegans consider honey to be an animal product and avoid
using it, instead choosing sweetening alternatives such as golden
syrup. Some recipes use honey as the main sweetener; others
use sugar. Honey can be used to replace some of the sugar called
for in many recipes, drinks and food but for a child under 12
months of age,- there is a risk of botulism from eating honey
and products made with honey. These should !?e avoided.IThe
spores of the Clostridium botulinum bacteria can be found in
honey, and when ingested by an infant, get into the intestinal
track, grow, reproduce and release a toxin that cant:- ;,; 4, '
Although many parents Lqqw ntl~ tr ha their unsana
under 12 months of age plain lion~p jq, rOCn fn over-look
other foods that contain ~honey in eanl, such as Htoney
Graham Crackers, Honey Nrit Cheeri:i.. Houneyr Wheat
Bread etc. Although the honey in' htke foods may be

The Complaint s Pr oc ess


ProjectA: Cadastral Surveys to demarcate the boundaries ofgamana
Project B- CAm tal Survha Bdeo rct tie bona a es of
EurukubanrAmerindian Village, Block 2 Regrobn No. 8.
1. Sealed tenders are invited from suitably experienced and qualified Land
Surveying Contractors or Sworn Land Surveyors for the execution of the
projects stated above.
2. Those who procure Tender Documents before will be notified about the
amendment of the documents in writing and will be supplied with the section
of the amended document.
3. The Tender Documents for each project may be uplifted from the cashi r
ukaa Lan~dsoarnd Sreofs ommisssion? 22U rt Headeldn hSotmet, D' hrs
and 16:00 hrs at a non- refundable fee of five thousand dollars ($5 000) each.
4. The completed Tender Documents should be placed jn a sealed envelope
'o. ..," and addressed to :
The Chairman
Commission Tender Board
Gu ana Lands and Surveys Commission
22 LEpper Hadfield Street
D banBe Mands

and should be d posited in the Tender Box of the Gu ana Lands and Surveys
benmn : hr np red~nesd Id At ,st 8,U20 an n tedn sday ,ly
11, 2007 as previously advertised -
5. Tenders will be opened at 14:00 hrs on Wednesday, August 8, 2007 and not
SWednesday, July 11, 2007 as previously advertised m the presence of '
Tenderers who may wish to be present.
6. .The Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission reserves the right to accept or
reject any tender, and to annul the tendering process and reject all tenders, at
any time pdor to the award of the Contract an~d are not necessarily to make an
aeardedTe ted rwes rTeenddearers r tout threby inu n i anyabit to the
Tenderer or Tenderers of the ground for te Employer's action.

darmmssoner /h lefExecutive Officer


GNCB is requesting the under-mentioned persons,
or anyone knowing their whereabouts, to kindly
make contact with our office situated at 77.Croal
Street & Winter Place, Georgetown or at telephone
numbers 225-4346, 225-6971 or 225-9486, as a


Page XX

.cnaay Chronicle July 15 2007

Hello Readers, .

This week we will examine the EPA's Complaints Process.
The Agency regulates against environmental pollution
under the Environmental Protection Regulations 2000.
Those persons who have been following our column would
be aware of these Regulations on Air Quality, Water
Quality, Hazardous Waste and Noise Management, which
were discussed in previous articles. These regulations are
an environmental management tool used by the EPA to
seek compliance by all persons, agencies and
organizations to sound environmental practice.

Steps in the Complaint ProceSS

1. Environmental complaints from members of the public are
received by any Environmental Officer of the Environmental Man-
agement and Natural Resources Management Divisions. These com-
plaints may be made via telephone, email, fax, correspondence, pub-
lic spirited members visiting the EPA, and by reports from Envi-
ronmental Officers in the field. All relevant informatiop~required in
relation to a complaint is obtained from the complainant and is re-
corded on a special form. This includes the address of the alleged
polluter and complainant as well as the specific issues) relating to
the complaint. .

2. The details of each complaint are recorded into a Complaints

Database managed by the Senior Environmental Officer responsible
for Response and Enforcement This Officer designates complaints
to relevant Environmental Officers for investigation. Depending on
the nature of the complaint and the issue at hand, the Senior Envi-
ronmental Officer may request that details of the complaint be for-
warded to relevant stakeholders and or sector agencies for follow-
up or inspection,

3. Complaints are investigated via inspections after which re-
ports are prepared and submitted to the Senior Environmental Of-
ficer for review. From this review the SEO makes recommendations
for follow-up actions regarding the complaint. These are submitted
to the Director of the Environmental Management Division for ac-

4. Where necessary, Sectoral Agencies can be asked to conduct
inspections jointly with the EPA.

5. The actions taken by the EPA to resolve the complaint, fol-
low-up action required, referral of complaint, responsibility of such
action (s) and completion of such as recommended by the Senior
Environmental Officer and Divisional Director and are recorded into
the Complaints Database.

6. Letters are sent to polluters to follow-up on progress of miti
gation measures as recommended by the EPA. Feedback on such
progress is relayed to the complainant.

7. Electronic copies and hard :7L
copies of the findings of all in-
spections and follow-up actions
are stored in the Agency.

An environmental complaint can be made to the EPA relating
to a public nuisance. Depending on the nature of the complaint,
the EPA will schedule an inspection or refer the complaint to the
relevant stakeholder e.g. Sectoral Agency.

The EPA is committed to taking measures to encourage
compliance with its Regulations. This can only be achieved if
all persons act with vigilance and responsibility towards the
environment. Vigilance on the part of the Public will ensure
that defaulters are made to be compliant with the expected
norms of environmental practice. Responsibility on the part
of aHl, but especially developers, will ascertain good environ-
mental quality for all Guyanese.

YOU Can 8(So share~ your ideas and ques-
tions by sending your letters tos: "Our
Environment", C/o EIT Division. Environ-
mental Protection Agency, IAST Building,
Turkeyen, UG Campus, GREATER
S GEORGETOWN. Or email us at with questions
a nd com ments.

Sharon Cambridge
Aloma Holder -
Bobbington Hope
Rawle K. Isaacs
Ivelaiv James
Michelle Inniss
Cleon Mc Garrell
Natasha Anthony
Juiel Valentine
Lloyd Denny
Kerry C. Fraser
Sinicka Bobb
Or win Williams
Gwenette Timmerman
Sandra Chapman
Neil 801llls
8HaSraj Thomas
MOhamed Johnson
Cosbert Henry
R~upert Da Costa
Corbet Darlington
Aubrey Edwards.

matter Of HrgenCy.

Block 22, Canvas City, Wismar, Linden
23 Silver City, Wismar, Linden
284 South Turkeyen, Georgetown
Old Fire Station Building, Burnham Drive, Linden
Goed Intent, West Bank Demerara
415 Independence Avenue, Mackenzie, Linden
6 Old Kara Kara, Mackenzie, Linden
1181 Central Amelia's Ward, Mackenzie, Linden
65 Graham Street, Plaisance, East Coast Demerara
58 Anns Grove, East Coast Demerara
331 Berbice Road, Mackenzie, Linden
239 Pike Street, Kitty, Georgetown
74 Accabre Drive, Kara Kara, Mackenzie, Linden
288 D'Anrade Street, Newtown Kitty, Georgetown
754 One Mile Wismar, Linden
11 TIurkteyen, East Coast Demerara
102 Granny Field, Cane Grove, East Coast Demerara
219 Jackson Street, Republic Park, East Bank Demerara
11 Aubrey Barker Street, South Ruimveldt, Georgetown
32 Toucan Drive, Amelia's Wlard, Linden
55 Station Str~ee~t, Kitty, Georgetown
.226 Pike Street, Kitty, Georgetown

Drinking rnilk cuts

diabetes risk
(BBC News) Drinking a pint of milk a day may protect men against diabetes and heart
die ing dalr pr dct hre uces the risk of metabolic syndrome a cluster of symptoms which
increase likelihood of the conditions the Welsh team found.
In the 20-year study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, meta.
bolic syndrome increased the risk of death bi 50'7..
Experts recommended people only eat two or three portions of dairy a day.
The University of Cardiff study of 2,375 men aged between 45 and 59 classified metabolic
syndrome as having twvo or more out of high blood glucose, insulin, blood fats, body fat, and blood
Over the 20-year period, food questionnaires and weekly food diaries were used to assess how
much milk and dairy foods the men consumed.
At the start of the study r15 had metabolic syndrome and had almost double the risk
of coronary artery heart disease and four times the risk of diabetes of those without the
But the researchers found men w~ere 62Q less hlkely to have the syndlrome: If they\ drank a pint
or more of nulk ever.\ dlay, and 569r less likely to have it if the) re~gulrljl ate olher dairy produce
The more dairy produce the men consumed, the less likely were they to hate. the s! ndrome.

Study) Ieader. Professor Peter Elwood, said nulk cornsumption has plummeted in the UK over
the past 25 years, anud concerns about tts impact on health,
But dairy produce: is part of a healthy diet and Its consumption should be promoted, he con-
'.The present data add further to the evidence that milk and dalry products fit well into a
healthy eanng pattrn."
Jemma Edw ards, care advisor at Diabetes UrK, advised against consurnun large amounts of full
fat dairy produscs m a bid to prevent type 2 diabetes and stressed the imponance of a balanced
dihet aneh selt acn Lfuf dy are interesting.
"Dairy products are an important part of a healthy, balanced diet and we would recommend
people aim to eat two to three sert ings of low fat dairy a day."
'.One portion Is equn\alent to a third of a pint of rUnlk one small pot of yogurt Or a matchboi-
size piece of che~se.
"Maintaining a healthy weight through diet and physical activity are vital in reducing the risk
of developing type 2 diaberes."'
Drtnlng rmlk cuts diabtxes risk
Day in pictures
Farm offers 'weddings' for pets
SUS home sales near a six-year low
First rally for newv Israel party
Moctt popular now, in detail


Sunday Chronicle July 15, 2007

Page XXI

ARIES -- If you're looking to add some romance to your life today, look no further
than your current social circle. You have a lot in common with someone who has a 10
of interest in you -- haven't you noticed? It's time to consider giving them a try. Yoi
might be afraid that by getting romantic you could risk losing a friendship, but then:
is a strong foundation there, and the odds are definitely in your favor. Put out a fevl
feelers and see what other people think about the two of you.

TAURUS -- Watch yourself around the most influential people in your life today
You definitely want to come off as confident and capable, but there is a fine lin<
between having a healthy ego and having an; inflated ego -- do you know how to sta)
on the right side of it? Don't be pompous about your achievements -- people are wel
aware of the magic yoli have created; there ~is no need to remind them of it again. I
you play things cool, you'll make one hot impression.

GEMINI -- It is very possible that your: opinionated side could make you a fev
enemies today, but it's much likelier that iiwill earn you quite a few fans! People like
someone who's ready to speak their mind, because not everyone has the ability to de
so. Get used to the fact that you speak for a lot of people when you speak out. Thi:
is a new phase of power in your life. Your yoice can create change. Now the onhl
question is this: What do you want to start changing?

CANCER -- Following your impulses is a very risky strategy today -- it could
pay off big, or it could lead you down a negative path. You're usually smart to trust
your gut on things, but right now there are several unknown factors at work behind
the scenes. So don't base your decisions or judgments solely on what you know to-
day -- it's what you don't know that could matter the most. Tost some good solid
facts into the mix. Ask people in the know what's really going on.

LEO -- In need of an ego boost? Then today, whatever you do, you should avoid
the world of celebrities and fashion magazines. The messages they give you are not
empowering or positive! Instead, get together with one or two of your closest friends
-- the imperfect but oh-so-perfect-for-you people who always remind you that you
are a special person! This is a wonderful day for long conversations that go nowhere
but that leave you with a warm and tingly loved feeling.

VIRGO -- If you want to volunteer your time, do it for the right reasons. Don't
just do it because someone important asked you to. You cannot brag about being
selfless if you're doing it only to look good or impress someone. Besides, there's no
point in helping others if your true goal is to help yourself. Make sure you are hon-
est about your motivations. Everyone will respect you a lot more if you are true to
yourself and do what you really want to do.

LIBRA .-- Despite the dramas going on at work or school, you should keep on
chatting with your friends and enjoying life. You don't have to get involved in this
latest kafuffle -- so why even let it cross your mind? Other people's problems are
other people's problems. They got themselves into this rness, and if you try to help
them out of it, you'll only end up getting dirty yourself. Stick with your friends to-
day and be grateful you have such cool people in your life.

SCORPIO -- Even if you're feeling underappreciated or undervalued at work, don't
ask for a raise right now. There is a big reorganization going on behind the scenes that-
you don't know about (and probably never will know about). These changes will put
you right where you want to be soon enough, so just wait things out a little while
longer -- they are going to get better slowly and steadily. To keep yourself busy, ask
around to see who could use an extra helping hand. Make yourself useful

SAGITTARIUS -- An upcoming trip is gbing to go'very well, thanks to your
ability to plan things in advance and organize everything you need. Could there be ant
upgrade in your, future? Well, the universe thinks that you are due for some good
news from behind the ticket counter (for a changee, so lucky things are looking very.
possible! Your good fortune can be given a real boost by a smile and charming com-S
ment, so don't be afraid to work your personality.

CAPRICORN -- You have no business trying to fix other people's problems, so
Feel free to bow out of the drama today. They might think it's your job to make their
lives happy and complete, but they need to find out sooner or later that they're inl
charge of their own happiness. There's no need-to feel as though you're putting them:
in a rough spot by not coming to their rescue. You're actually doing them a favor. by
helping them leamn a very important lesson about actions and consequences.

AQUJARIUS -- Whether you like it or not, you will have to make a big compro-
mise today. They want chocolate, but you want vanilla -- so why not opt for fudge
ripple? They have a crush on the same person you~have a crush on -- so why don't
both of you just be friends with that person and see how it goes? There are all sorts
of creative ways to get around the b~oiflicts -in your life, and~you are equipped with
all the imagination-and diplomacy that' are necessary to make things work.

. PISCES -- Your mind nughtbe wNandering all over the place when you're just starting
out your day today, but just hang on an hour or so! Don't waste your time trying to
figure out how to stay focused. Just proceed with your normal routine, and every-
thing will fall into place -- including your concentration skills. So if you can make_ this
a 'strictly business' kind of day, you will be~ able~to leverage this~laser-sharp focus qnd ;
make some major mountains move.

Frompage XVII
help sell wine today, but global warming will bite us all in 20 years' time".
He had particular reason for concern, as studies suggest Spain would be one of the first wine-
growing areas to become unviable.
The effects on cooler regions, however, might be beneficial, at least initially.
In Bordeaux, for instance, recent vintages have been acclaimed, following a succession of warm
summers that have allowed it to ripen its grapes more consistently than before.
The US study suggested that climate change could make viticulture much more successful in north-
ern parts of Europe, at the expense of Spain, Italy and the south of France-
'No crisis'

AYb sens tino aset th y ea -ethat' doom aned gom sy wn r Robert Sinskey.
As a farmer who has seen many unexpected weather everits in his time, he is reluctant to say
definitively that the climate is in flux.
"What we can say is we have an impression that change is happening. Are we in crisis mode? No
we're not." ..
In any case, Napa Valley growers believe their proximity to the Pacific coast may protect them
from the worst effects of climate change.
"As the iinter of California heats up, coastal regions actually cool off," says Terry Hall, a spokes-

This is because hot air inland rises, drawing in cool, moist air from over the sea. .
"2005 was the warmest year e er in the US," he says. "For us [in Napa], it was a very cool year.
"gThe headlines read that I 'apa's going to hell la a handbag," he says. In fact, he says,
"microclimate cooling may be as big an issue for us as global warming~."
Napa's refusal to panic over climate change does not mean it is un~caonred, however.
Mr.Hall says it is vital not just to accept that climate change is under way, but to "make that a

Thtmi ht Iea latmng ddf n varieties, or thiinning fewer leaves from the vines to provide
more shade.
In Sinskey's case, it means trying to make practices as environmentally friendly as possible.
'Organic buffer
Walking round the vineyard, winemaker Jeff Virnig shows how he allows grass and plants to grow
between the vines, to recycle organic material into the-soil. 'Hae grass is grazed by sheep.
"One of the reasons we've gone to organic farming practices is we figured we'd be better able to
buffer against extremes of weather," says Mr Virnig.
By raising the level of organic material in the soil, he explains, it can' hold more water, which is
useful both in dry and wet periods.
The winery is also decked with solar panels, that produce 75% of the power needed ~on t'he
site. Its trucks and tractors run on biodieseL ,
Robert Sinskey believes that as someone who makes a living off the land, he has a responsibility
to work in "the most efficient, least intrusive way possible".
He says that also makes good business sense.
"~Our customer base are highly educ~atd. If they're not practising green, they're thinking bout it.
If we can inspire in any way and also be true to the spirit, and non-damaging, 'there's a security in
doing business that way."
And if the worst-case scenarios come to pass., getting-the right acidity and crispness in his pinot
acrrir will be the least of his problems.
"If we were to see drganutic change, we'd have to kiss our business goodbye," he says.
"But I think there'd be bigger cnermas the our business. We'd be concerned about basic

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passed, past; voluntary, involuntary
symbols, cymbals; lightening,1lighting
guessed, guest; despite, in spite of
valuable, invaluable; as a whole, on the whole

The Passage

Thursday came around. She got up and dressed very
quietly to avoid waking Charles, who would have asked
why she was getting ready so early. Then she paced
up and down, or stationed herself at the window to look
out over the square. The dawn light was winding its
way between the market pillars, and in the pale glow
of the sunrise you could read the chemist's names in
block capitals above the closed shutters of his shop.
When the clock said quarter past seven she went
across to the Golden Lion. Art~mise came down yawn-
ing to let her in, and raked out a few embers for Ma-
dame. Theri Emma was left alone in the kitchen. From
time to time she strolled outside, where Hivert was har-
nessing the horses in leisurely fashion listening the wile
to Madame Lefrancois, who was thrusting her night-
capped head out of a little window the give him his or-
ders, in a long rigmarole that would have bewildered a
lesser man. Emma tapped the soles of her shores on
the paying stone.
At last, when he had gulped down his soup, shrugged
himself into his driving-coat, lit his pipe and grabbed hold
of his whip, he clambered up and settled himself se-
renely on his box.
The Hirondelle moved off at a gentle trot, stopping
several times in the first two miles to pick up passen-
gers, who stood looking out for it at their garden gates
by the side of the road. Those who had booked seats
overnight kept the coach waiting; some were still in bed.
Hivert called and shouted and cursed, then got down
from his seat to go and hammer on their doors, while
the wind whistled in through the cracked blinds of the

1. Pretend that you are living in a country where
coaches are still being used. Write a letter to a friend
who lives in a far advanced economy telling him or her
about the kinds of setback which you think face those
who travel in them.

2. Follow the journey carefully and then prepare
notes for a friend who is waiting at the end of the line
for your arrival. In it you can make jottings about a
few of the characters among whom you traveled.

3. Describe what you think Hivert should do to be
able to survive daily in his job and become a success.

The Poem
Down where the river beats itself against the stones
And washes them in clouds of frothy spray,
Or foaming, fumbles through them with the thousand
Of an orchestra.
The women wash, and humming keep a sort of time;
And families of bubbles frisk and float away
To be destroyed,
Like all the baffled hopes that had their little suns,
Tossed on the furious drifts of disappointments.
But all the tide
Cradles these clinging bubbles ever still, alike
The friendly little hopes that never leave the heart.

What to do: Write a paragraph to describe the place
where the river beats itself against the stones. Show
it to a study partner. Together you can-discuss the
use of appropriate words and phrases of description
to make the scenery really come alive.

Sentence Construction
Reminder- .
a) A sentence is a group of words that expresses a
complete thought.
b) Some sentences comprise simple thoughts while
Other sentences do not.
c) Whatever kinds of thoughts comprise sentences
you write, make sure that you express them clearly for
the intended level of readers to understand.
There are three sentences below. Recognise them
as simple sentences. See that they each have one fi-
nite verb. The verb in each is underlined.
1. Babies' biscuits are usually made from rice flour-
2. Eggs are stuffed with a mixture of avocado, egg
yolk, and mustard.
3. The Cola drink is made from nuts of the cola tree.
Incomplete thoughts are those like the following three
groups of words.
[Please note that sometimes accomplished writers
use them deliberately for effect, but at this stage of your
development it is not recommended that you use them
except in dialogue.]
Here are the three groups of words. You can call
them non-sentences:
1. The blackeye bean soup
2. Preserved in syrup
3. From the large leafy stem of the banana plant

o Group #1 has no verb, or complete predicate.
o Group #2 needs a complete verb and a subject.
o Group #3 needs a subject and a verb.

Analyse the Word Groups .
(The first two are done for you.)
1. Juice is squeezed from soursop. (sentence)
2. Have been soaked, boiled, and mashed. (non-sen-
3. Jam is made from fruits that grow on trees.
4. Chutney is made from mangoes which grow in
bree quantities.
5. Which you will mix with water to get your juice.
6. Bread is made from wheat flour.
7. The milk and eggs bind together the ingredients.
8. Ripe tomatoes, cane vinegar, and corn syrup.

9.Coesfoma lnttht rwsdonar it

10. Parts fof th peanut plant inosidh pdowar shell

are the seeds. '
11. Some of the milk you find in supermarkets is from
dairy cows milked by machines.
12. Then the workers boiled the water out of the sap,
leaving thick syrup.
13. Have a good day!
14. Right from the beginning.
15. There was a storm.

The Question Mark
The question mark is to be used on the following oc-
casions only:

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

2. Use question marks after elliptical (incom-
plete) questions in a series.
Where are your children? your parents? your well-

3. Use a question mark in parentheses to ex-
press a doubt
Shirley became a guest of the state on March 27
(?). 2002.

4. Place the question mark in side the quota-
tion marks or parentheses only if it is part of the
quoted or parenthetical material.
The student asked, "What is the name of the new
video game that was bought for Grade 6?"
This man (her cousin?) is the key to all her prob-
What is meant by "the truth will out"?

Copy the following sentences. Supply question
marks where they are needed. Exchange papers with
your study partner.
1. Have you ever seen our new house
2. The lawyer asked his client, "When did you re-
turn to you r matrimonial home"
3. What is meant by the term "rhetorical question"
4. When can we meet to set the book of crochet
5. "Do you really have to leave now" she queried of
6. Kate inquired, "When are you paying the tele-
phone bill, if it is not too personal a question"
7. The athletes were met by a cheering crowd out-
side their hotel (incredible, is it) and given tokens.

Here are some words that often get misused both
in speaking and writing. Use your dictionaries and get
them clearly focused in your mind before you try to tell
them apart.
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nel the current.
Medical experts say electronic devices, such as music players or
mobile phones, on their own do not attract lightning.
But in the Vancouver man's case, "the combination of sweat and
metal earphones directed the current to, and through, the patient's
head," wrote Drs Eric J Heffernan, Peter L Munk and Luck J Louis
of Vancouver General Hospital.
The man's jaw was broken, probably by muscle contraction, say
the doctors.
The current of electricity through his headphones caused the air
in his ears to heat and expand, creating pressure waves which burst
his eardrums.
The extra jolt of electricity through the wires of the man's music
player caused second-degree burns all the way down his chest and
to his left leg.
In addition, witnesses reported the man being thrown about eight
feet (2.4m) after the lightning hit him, the doctors said.
The incident, which happened two years ago, has left the man
with less than 50% hearing in both ears.
Several other cases of people suffering burns and hearing
loss after being struck by lightning while wearing personal ste-
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(BBC News) Doctors in Vancouver, Canada, have warned that
people who wear portable media players during a storm could
be putting themselves at risk.
In a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine, they de-
scribe burns and hearing damage suffered by a patient hit by light-
ning while using his iPod-
The man, who was jogging in a storm, suffered burns to his chest
and on his leg where he was wearing the player.
Doctors say the man's sweat and metal earphones helped chan-



DOCTORS says seat and
channel lightning.

(BBC News) Human rights activists have criticised the
organizers of a music festival in the Republic of Congo for
housing pygmy musicians in a telit at a zoo.
Other artists at the Festival of Pan-African Music (Fespam)
are staying in hotels in the capital, Brazzaville.
The organizers say the grounds of Brazzaville zoo are closer to
the pygmies' natural habitat.
But the pygmy musicians say they had expected to be housed
properly while staying in the city.
The Baka pygmy musicians, from the far north of the country,
were one of the highlights at the opening ceremony of Fespam on
It is the fifth year they have performed at the festival and pre-
viously they have been treated the same as other guests.
But this year the group of 20, including 10 women and a
three-month-old baby, were given one tent to share in the city's
A spokeswoman for Fespam said the decision was made in con-
sultation with the Forestry Ministry, so that the pygmies would
not be cut off from their "natural environment".

But the group themselves are not happy.
"It's not good for men, women and children to all be in this
one tent. We need some space," dancer and musician David
MOtambo told the BBC.
"We can't live here where there fire so many mosquitoes. Here
in the city we can't stay mn the forest."
Roger Bouka Owoko from the Congolese Observatory of Hu-
man Rights said the pygmies were having to collect firewood in the
zoo to cook their food, and were being stared at and filmed by tour-
ists and passers-by.

THE pygmy artists have been given one tent to house 20
A BBC correspondent says indigenous forest commu-
nities are among the most marginalised groups in Africa
and are regularly regarded by their ne~ighbours as less
than human.
"It's clear that it's a situation like we saw in earlier centuries,
where people put pygmies in zoos to dance or to create a spec-
tacle. They were treated the same as zoo animals axid I think that
we have a similar situation today," said Mr Owoko.
Government officials say they are seeking to have the
group relocated to a hotel.

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1 1/?3 cups flour
3 tsp Chau pion Bakingp Powtder

Ill cup sugar
2 eggs
I cup mashed banlana
II stip milk
1/3 i~up candied fruit
K/ cup seedless raisins
V2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Sift together flour, _Chanipion Baking
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wet ingredients and mix utitil just
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Pour into 2 lightly greased loaf pans and
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golden in colour. Cool on .cake rack.
These loaves freeze well.

3 tablespoons oil or fat
2 tablespoons chopped onion
I clove of garlic
2 tablespoons INDI Curry Powder
I cup water or coconut mlk
SA little lime juice
Piece of green mango
Salt to taste
1 1/2 lb. prepared fish steaks

Heat the oil, add the onion and garlic and
fry thent lightly but: do not brown. Add
the lINDI Currry Powder, stir and cook
for 3 to 4 minutes. Add water or coconut
milk, lime` juice and mango, and cook
until th ick.

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Candacie Charles is only 16, but if she wins, she
will qualify to enter the Miss World Pageant, which
is slated for December 1. Candacie is currently on
work attachment with the Government Information
Agency and says she is having a good time. She
absolutely enjoys chocolates, ice cream. and niovies.
However, she cannot sleep without first having read
a portion of a good book.

Pamela McLean, 20, is a Customer Service Clerk
with Guyana Power and Light Company. Pamela is
a fairly new model, but aspires to make it big. This
is her first pageant. She likes listening to music and
enjoys: spicy foods. She also enjoys funny movies.

Zamena Khan, 18, is modelling and in a pageant.
An East Coast Demerara girl, she likes reading, and
loves singing. She is excited about Miss Guyana
World, but she says There are times when she gets
nervous. .


The Miss Guyana World 2007 pageant is scheduled for July 29, 20007 at Buddy's
International Hotel. Apart from the crowning of the queen, patrons will enjoy an
unforgettable performance by Billy Ocean, whose hit tunes include. "Caribbean
Queen'' and "'Loverboy". Having featured the first four delegates last week, wei
V V O R LD give yoiz brief profiles of the other three- contestants.

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