GUYANA No. 103835
THURSDAY MAY 22, 2014
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House passes Motion to investigate alleged torture - but differs on parameters by the Police governing probe Page
Parliamentary 7 Select Committee on AML/CFT meets today Page
Crime Chief: Sheema Mangar murder Page 20 probe not closed Government Chief Whip, Gail Teixiera, right, in talks with senior APNU MPs prior to the debate on a Motion to establish a Commission of Inquiry (COI) into allegations of torture by members of the Police Force (Photo by Adrian Narine)
Uitvlugt Estate staff down tools over colleagues’ dismissal Page
Essequibo girl dies in suicide pact between teenage cousins in love
Five Guyanese chefs to feature Page 13 at Jamaican food festival this weekend
As Putin looks east…
China, Russia sign US$400 billion gas deal
GUYANA CHRONICLE THURSDAY May 22, 2014
CARICOM, Spain identify priority areas for continued cooperation
From left, Director of Cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean, Rafael Garranzo Garcia, of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development, with Deputy SecretaryGeneral, Ambassador Dr. Manorma Soeknandan
to Middle Income Countries (MICs). She added that CARICOM was keenly aware of Spain’s acknowledgement of the inadequacies of the traditional criteria used in the classification of countries as MICs and welcomed its continued advocacy for a more critical examination of the current policies for their graduation from development assistance. The Deputy Secretary-General said CARICOM also welcomed the modality of the cooperation established through the CARICOM-Spain Joint Fund which started with US$1.4M for jointly approved projects and had been sustained with additional funding for bolstering areas of critical importance to regional development.
in and response to issues related to the predictability of aid and the consequences of the graduation of many CARICOM Member States from development assistance due to their attainment of middle income status. Against this backdrop, the Deputy Secretary-General said the Community has acknowledged Spain’s representation of issues unique
TAKEN NOTE Additionally, Garcia said Spain had taken note of the deepening of CARICOM-Spain relations since the First Meeting of the Joint Commission in 2002. He said that an agreement on the implementation of areas of cooperation was of critical importance to Spain as it was “really willing” to demonstrate “the
THE Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Spain have identified areas of priority that will be pursued under that country’s technical cooperation agreement with the grouping. They include information and communication technology, the development of regional micro small and medium enterprises and the strengthening of a competitive regional economy, said a release issued after the third meeting of the CARICOM-Spain Joint Commission. The two-day caucus was held at the CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, and it discussed developing human capacity through the transfer of knowledge, as well as cooperation on sustainable development, the environment and security, which were also identified for further cooperation. The release said those priorities were rationalised during the talks by the two sides, led by CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, Ambassador Dr. Manorma Soeknandan, and Director
of Cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean, Rafael Garranzo Garcia, of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development. MAPPED OUT The two parties mapped out a new cooperation programme for the next four years and agreed that it was necessary to evaluate the programmes, and projects that were done under the Second Joint Commission, so as to understand their impact. Speaking at the opening of the meeting, Ambassador Soeknandan underscored the need for the CARICOM-Spain cooperation to be evident to Member States, noting that the areas identified were directly or indirectly linked with the priorities in the strategic plan which is being developed for the Community, particularly economic growth, security and democratic governance. She said the Community had taken note of changes with bilateral international partners, which had stimulated CARICOM’s interest
political will” to implement the scope of the CARICOM-Spain cooperation agreement. Discussions between CARICOM and Spain were advanced within the framework of the scientific and technical cooperation agreement signed between the Kingdom of Spain and CARICOM Member States in 1999. An addendum to that agreement establishing the Spain-CARICOM Joint Fund was signed in 2011. Included in the new areas of cooperation advanced on Monday were cooperation on sustainable development, the environment and security. Collaboration to support stabilisation and development in Haiti, as well as matters related to the Post2015 Development Agenda -- which Spain is committed to participating in and developing – were also endorsed. During the talks, the CARICOM delegation raised the matter of progress on Community reform, focusing on the development of the five-year Strategic Plan for the Community that is to be presented to Heads of Government of CARICOM at their meeting in July.
The release said the Spanish delegation underlined that Spain has been firmly committed to the sustainable development of the Caribbean Community with which it signed its first Regional Cooperation Programme in the Region celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. Despite the severe economic challenges, Spain is among the top 10 donors to CARICOM and a strong advocate of aid to the Caribbean Basin, contributing to making the European Union (EU) the Region’s largest donor. The III Spain-CARICOM Joint Commission reveals the provision of additional funding by Spain for cooperation programmes with CARICOM with the aim of contributing to the strengthening of the strategic regional role and international position of CARICOM, to the regional integration process and to the strengthening of the institutions of CARICOM Member States. The First Joint Commission Meeting was held in Madrid, Spain, in 2002, while the Second was held in Kingston, Jamaica, in 2006.
A section of the two delegations meeting Monday (Photos by Sonell Nelson)
GUYANA CHRONICLE Thursday May 22, 2014
Dr. Anthony refutes claims of sexual molestation at NOC By Ravin Singh MINISTER of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony, yesterday maintained that “nothing is happening at the New Opportunity Corps,” despite claims of sexual molestation by parents and female children at the institution. Dr. Anthony said that a lot of the perceptions circulating about the NOC are nothing but mere perceptions, which would dissipate if parents were to visit and make themselves aware of what is happening at the NOC. The Minister described the allegations surfacing in the media as sensational
press, and noted that those allegations made were not taken to the bodies which could deal with them in a systematic way, but to A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), and APNU failed to refer the complainants to the police, Child Protection Agency, or even his Ministry, resorting instead to national television and national media. However, Dr. Anthony assured that the matter is currently being investigated. He divulged that the first set of allegations made against the NOC staff members was that they were somehow involved sexually with four girls at the institution. “I said repeatedly that we
at the Ministry have nothing to hide and (that) if there is anybody who has broken any law, we don’t condone rape or any sexual miscon-
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony duct at NOC or anywhere in the ministry,” Dr. Anthony warned. “A subsequent complaint was then made to the Child Care and Protection Agency;
and when that complaint was made, the Child Care and Protection Agency immediately took steps and is currently investigating the matter,” he said. He assured that if there is anyone who can validate and substantiate the claims made in a manner that would find a person or persons culpable, the law of the country would deal with the culpable. The Minister stressed that the four girls who were alleged victims of rape have been removed from the facility and are currently with the Ministry of Human Services while investigations are in progress. “We will await the results that will emerge from that (investigation),” Dr. Anthony said. “So I don’t know what this hype is about!” REGULAR PARENTAL VISITS Minister Anthony insisted that parents of children stationed at NOC should
visit more regularly so as to engage, encourage, and talk to their children in an effort to forge better relationships with them. “If they can come once a week, we will be very happy. Before a child is sent to NOC, (that child has) to pass through the court. So when a child is sent to NOC, we would like the parents to come regularly to visit (the child),” he assured. The Minister deemed sad the situation of parents leaving their children at the NOC for three years without visiting or enquiring about them. He said the Ministry has worked with organizations such as UNICEF to pay the travel allowances for parents to visit at the NOC, but despite these provisions, parents refuse to visit their children. “If people really want to work in the interest of the young people that are at NOC, they should be able to come and volunteer to be mentors for those young people. But it is perhaps
convenient that they only make all these noises conveniently. “So, we have nothing to hide, and I have repeatedly said that. We really want parents to be involved with their children. We need more parental visits,” he urged. The institution also facilitates the provision of religious and academic leaders who are tasked with interacting with the children in the hope of generating change in their behaviours. International organisations’ volunteers also visit the institution on a regular basis to provide counselling for the children. The Ministry is currently mulling separating the girls from the boys in the co-ed facility. The idea, which surfaced out of the current issue at the NOC, is described as a medium-term plan which should take the Ministry a few years to implement but would see complete separation of boys and girls.
Essequibo girl dies in suicide pact between teenage cousins in love By Rajendra Prabhulall A SUICIDE pact between
two cousins on the Essequibo Coast who were said to be in love with each other ended tragically yesterday when the 13-year-old girl succumbed after ingesting a poisonous substance about two weeks ago. The death of 13-year-old
Nishanna Persaud of Bush Lot Village has sent shock waves across the Essequibo Coast. She died early yesterday morning at the Suddie Hospital. Reports said that Nishanna, a student of Cotton Field Secondary, and her 15-year-
old cousinZZTT Shiv Persaud fell deeply in love and decided to end their life in a tragic manner after their parents had sternly objected to their love affair. The two young lovers reportedly decided on April 29th to end their life by suicide and went to a deserted area some five miles aback of their village and drank a poisonous substance. The Guyana Chronicle understands that Shiv phoned his parents and told them that he and Nishanna had both consumed poison and were dying in the backdam. Reports said the parents of both children and other relatives rushed to the backdam and found the young lovers in a helpless condition on the ground. They were both rushed to the Suddie Hospital and admitted. However Nishanna succumbed after fighting for her life for some two weeks in the hospital. However, her cousin Shiv, who also attends secondary school, escaped death and was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Thursday May 22, 2014
House passes Motion to investigate alleged torture by the Police - but differs on parameters governing probe
By Vanessa Narine MEMBERS of Parliament (MPs) have agreed on condemning torture, and acknowledged that Guyana’s Constitution, as well as several international conventions and treaties to which Guyana is a party, make torture criminal. However, Government and Opposition MPs disagreed on the parameters of a Motion to establish a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) to investigate the alleged torture of persons by members of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) between 2006 and 2013. This point was underscored by Government MPs who noted, among other things, that the time period for investigation should not be limited to the seven stated years. PATTERN Mover of the Motion, Leader of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), David Granger, noted that what Guyanese are witnessing is a pattern whereby some members of the Police Force determine innocence or guilt without any resort to the Court. “This House must take a stand (against torture),” he said, adding that such practices are inhumane, cruel and degrading.
Granger said the Motion not only seeks to put a stop to this illegality, but to also guarantee citizens a life without the threat of torture by officials tasked with the duty to serve and protect. He further stressed that practices of torture must not only be condemned and abandoned, but repudiated. In bolstering his argument, Granger quoted the United Nations (UN) definition of torture. In its Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, the UN says: “The
kind, when such pain or suffering is inflicted by, or at the instigation of, or with the consent or acquiescence of, a public official or other person acting in an official capacity. It does not include pain or suffering arising only from, inherent in, or incidental to, lawful sanctions.” The Opposition Leader also stated that the incidents of torture are not unknown, and as such, the National Assembly is obliged to take legislative action against such acts. Granger delved into historical facts, recounting that the immediate pre-Indepen-
‘YOU (APNU) opened the door on torture… YOU must condemn it wherever it took place, not only where you want to condemn it… Maybe we should deal with the history of torture; not only the Guyana Police Force alone’ - Government Chief Whip and Presidential Advisor on Governance, Gail Teixeira
term "torture" means any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining from him or a third person information or a confession; punishing him for an act he or a third person has committed or is suspected of having committed; or intimidating or coercing him or a third person for any reason based on discrimination of any
dence period was disturbed and filled with incidents of police brutality; however, the post-Independence period is not much different. He blasted the Government over the fact that, in
the last 15 years, there have been 15 proposals for reform of the Guyana Police Force, yet there has been no change. CONVENIENT OMISSIONS
corded in Guyana’s history, including the considerations of the present day; as well as the 1,374 executions that occurred between 2002 and 2008. She recalled that the 1997 and 2001 elections were “horrible periods”, and referenced the torture
Government Chief Whip and Presidential Advisor on Governance, Gail Teixeira, took the ‘This house must take a Opposition Leader to task on this stand (against torture)’ point. She pointed APNU Leader, David Granger out that Granger has seemingly made a conve- of a polling agent who, acnient “quantum leap” in his cording to video evidence, historical narration and had was dragged from a polling ignored the 1968 to 1992 pe- station, taken to the headriod when there were reports quarters of a political party of death squads and police and beaten while being kept actions being driven by polit- in custody overnight. ical directives, among other That polling agent, the
‘Our record (of putting systems in place to address torture) cannot be credibly questioned by anyone’ - Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall
things. Teixeira added that, in 1985 alone, there were 585 reports citing human rights’ violations, according to an independent international report, the highest ever re-
Government Chief Whip said, has since fled Guyana in fear of speaking in a court of law, as the identities of his captors were known to him. Her reference to this incident elicited much cross-
talk in the House, which Teixeira silenced when she said, “YOU opened the door on torture… YOU must condemn it wherever it took place; not only where you want to condemn it… Maybe we should deal with the history of torture, not only the Guyana Police Force alone.” At this point, the Government MP called for the widening of the scope of a Commission of Inquiry. She spotlighted the need for this, in particular as it relates to “clearing consciences” of who was involved in what. Teixeira posited that immunity, as is done for the witnesses of the ongoing CoI into the death of Dr. Walter Rodney, can also be a point to consider, even as she flayed the Opposition Leader for his comments which reflected a descent into ‘blame game’. TENSE EXCHANGE APNU MP Winston Felix, at this point, heckled that under his stewardship as Police Commissioner, there was not one report of torture. His comment led to a somewhat tense exchange
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GUYANA CHRONICLE THURSDAY May 22, 2014
Would you live in a house made of urine and bacteria? It’s a surprisingly good idea (CNN) -- Peter Trimble found his formula through trial and error. A design student at the University of Edinburgh, he was aiming to produce an artistic exhibition for a module on sustainability, when he stumbled on “Dupe,”a living alternative to concrete. A lab technician introduced Trimble to Sporosarcina pasteurii, a bacterium with binding qualities, sometimes used to solidify soil to hold road signs in place. The student tested it with one of the world’s most abundant resources - sand. Pumping bacterial solution into a sand-filled mould, he added nutrients, urea as fertilizer and calcium. After a year, and hundreds of failed experiments, this process manufactured a stool around 70% the compression strength of concrete. The process requires less than one-sixth of the energy used in concrete production, and is completely biodegradable. Crucially, Trimble believes his mechanism has the added benefit that it could be employed by anyone, anywhere. “Once you have the basic framework it should be transferable. Imagine a Tsunami-hit farm in Indonesia that is not getting supplies. You could use sand and bacteria on site, practically free, and have shelter housing that is far more permanent.”
India’s Army Chief defers visit to Central Asia to brief new Modi government NEW DELHI: Even the country’s defence establishment prepares a briefing on military preparedness for the new Narendra Modi government, with Army Chief, General Bikram Singh, deferring his visit to Tajikistan and Turkmenistan next week. Sources said Gen. Singh was scheduled to visit the energy-rich and strategically-located Central Asia from May 26 to 30 but it has now been put on hold in the backdrop of the swearing in of the Modi government on Monday. The Service chiefs, Gen. Singh; Air Chief Marshal, Arup Raha and Admiral Robin Dhowan; and defence secretary, R. K. Mathur are all preparing their presentations on the existing military capabilities and operational readiness, threat assessment and counter-terrorism operations in J&K and North-East, for the new PM and defence minister.
Sitting on a block made from urine and bacteria
EBay asks 145 million users to change passwords after cyber attack (Reuters) - EBay Inc said yesterday that a cyber attack carried out three months ago has compromised customer data, and the company urged 145 million users of its online commerce platform to change their passwords. The company said unknown hackers stole email addresses, encrypted passwords, birth dates, mailing addresses and other information in an attack carried out between late February and early March. The files did not contain financial information. An eBay spokeswoman said a large number of accounts may have been compromised, but declined to say how many. EBay said it found no evidence of unauthorized access to financial or credit card information at its PayPal payments subsidiary, which encrypts and stores its data separately.
THE United States has seen the first preliminary signs that Russian forces may be preparing to move away from Ukraine’s eastern border, a U.S. defense official told CNN on Wednesday. “There is some evidence of preparations for potential movement,” the official said. “At a few locations there is evidence of troops packing up, but nothing has moved yet.” The official declined to be identified because of the sensitivity of the information. The official also declined to specify the locations and emphasised that actual movement has not yet occurred. This latest assessment was made days after Russia formally announced it had ordered its troops off the border. And it comes ahead of Ukraine’s presidential election scheduled for Sunday.
Mild tremors felt in Delhi, Chennai and parts of eastern India NEW DELHI: A magnitude 6.0 earthquake rattled eastern India on Wednesday night. The epicentre of the earthquake is said to be in the Bay of Bengal. No tsunami alert has been issued. There are no reports of
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damage as of now. The quake struck 60 km east of Paradip at a depth of 10 km at 9.52pm, said L. S. Rathore, Director General of India Meteorological Department (IMD). Tremors were felt in Bihar’s Gaya, Patna, Ranchi, Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar, Vishakhapatnam. Tamil Nadu capital Chennai was also rattled by the earthquake. Earthquake was also felt in Delhi-NCR region.
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GUYANA CHRONICLE THURSDAY May 22, 2014
As Putin looks east…
China, Russia sign US$400 billion gas deal
THE long-awaited agreement is a political triumph for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is courting partners in Asia as those in Europe and the United States seek to isolate him over Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula. Commercially, much depends on the price and other terms of the contract, which has been more than a decade in the making. China had the upper hand
as talks entered the home stretch, aware of Putin’s face-off with the West. But both sides could take positives from a deal that will directly link Russia’s huge gas fields to Asia’s booming market for the first time - via thousands of miles of new pipeline across Siberia that form part of the package. “This is the biggest contract in the history of the gas sector of the former USSR,” said Putin, after the agree-
ment was signed in Shanghai between state-controlled entities Gazprom and China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC). “Our Chinese friends are difficult, hard negotiators,” he said, noting that talks went on until 4 a.m. “Through mutual compromise we managed to reach not only acceptable, but rather satisfactory, terms on this contract for both sides. Both sides were in the end pleased by the compro-
mise reached on price and other terms,” the president said. Putin and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping applauded as they witnessed the deal being signed before the Russian leader was to leave Shanghai at the end of a twoday visit. The agreement came in time for a major economic
summit in St. Petersburg starting today. About a dozen chief executives and chairmen of major U.S. and European firms have withdrawn from the forum over the Ukraine crisis. Putin loyalist and senior parliamentarian Alexei Pushkov, who was included on a U.S. list of sanctions imposed in the wake of the cri-
sis in Ukraine, said the gas deal showed Russia could not be isolated. “B. Obama should abandon the policy of isolating Russia: it will not work,” he tweeted, referring to U.S. President Barack Obama, who has pushed for greater Western punishment of Russia.
Cuba blocks Yoani Sanchez’s dissident newspaper (BBC) The Cuban govern- zilian media outfits. ment has blocked an online The editors of yoannewspaper launched by i$landia do not identify well-known dissident blog- themselves, but they are ger Yoani Sanchez, hours believed to be Cuban govafter it went live. ernment officials. Web users in Cuba are Cuban media, including being diverted to another website, which accuses Ms Sanchez of having hidden political interests. Ms Sanchez said her website, called 14ymedio, would provide daily news about the communist-run country. She insisted it would not be a platform against the government. But web users in Cuba reported that they were Yoani Sanchez was one being diverted to a web- of the activists allowed site calling itself “yoan- to travel abroad after i$landia”, which accuses Ms Sanchez of being “ob- the government eased restrictions in 2013 sessed with money”. “This website is from a group of people who had the country’s three national enough of seeing Yoani San- newspapers, are under strict chez presenting herself as the state control. But President Raul CasMother Teresa of Calcutta of Cuban dissidents,” says an tro has eased restrictions on dissidents in recent years, article on the site. It adds that Ms Sanchez allowing opponents of the is “probably the richest Cu- government - including Sanban on the island” and is chez - to travel abroad. In her blog published in funded by Spanish and Bra-
the online paper’s first edition, Sanchez says 14ymedio has been an obsession for her for more than four years. She says she wants the paper to “contribute information so that Cubans can decide with more maturity their own destinies”. Its first edition also features a report from a Havana hospital, describing the work of nurses and other staff on night duty and the victims of violence they attend to. It also showcases a lengthy interview with jailed opposition writer Angel Santiesteban. But not all its contents is of a political nature. There is also advice on how to deal with dry or damaged hair and a sports feature on why Cuban football is getting less coverage and state backing than baseball. Sanchez achieved international recognition with her prize-winning blog Generation Y, in which she criticised the restrictions on freedom of speech and movement imposed on the island since the 1959 revolution.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (L) and China’s President Xi Jinping attend a signing ceremony in Shanghai yesterday (Reuters photo)
EDITORIAL Serving and protecting the nation
THERE are calls for elections – both local and general -- but the opposition are so hungry for power and to get their hands on the national exchequer that every decent-minded Guyanese is fearful of the repercussions when the results are not favourable to the joint opposition, given the historical rampages in Guyana when the PNC and its allies in the GHRA and like-minded NGOs, now the PNC/WPA/AFC combo, do not get the results they want. Through unleashing their ‘Dogs of War’ upon the nation, illogically cutting national budgetary allocations for vital transformative projects and programmes meant to enhance the lives and lifestyles of the people in the country, and their current non-support of the vital CFATF-compliant Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terror Bill, the opposition have shown that they would destroy the country to get their own way. This has been proven so many times that it would take volumes to document. However, it is hoped that if the joint opposition ever again initiate and unleash another rampage in the country, the police would not hesitate to fulfill their designated mandate to protect and serve the law-abiding citizens of this land. No one would argue that police ranks have let the people of this nation down time and again, but equally true is the fact that police have come through brilliantly for this nation, even at the risk of their own lives, when anarchy and mayhem prevailed, with criminals running amok and slaughtering innocents in the land. The demise under fire of Rondell “Fineman” Rawlins, Lindon “Blackie” London and many others of their ilk and their gangs has written in the annals of the history of Guyana’s Police Force that there are indeed heroes in their ranks; and the fact that there are also rogues and villains should not obviate the fact that many of those heroes have sacrificed their lives to protect this nation. When ranks come under fire and they fire in return, they are often criticized and condemned, especially by those who have nefarious agendas that are inimical to the welfare of the nation. Yet, when police are killed in the line of duty, there often is silence on the part of the critics. It has been proven, time and again, that most of the crimes -- especially armed robberies, some of which ensued in the victims being murdered or injured -- have been committed by very young men who have been led astray by so-called leaders and even their own family members, who have come to enjoy the booty from the daily robberies being committed on helpless and hapless victims throughout the land. So if police ranks see young men acting suspiciously,
GUYANA CHRONICLE THURSDAY May 22, 2014
At Demerara Assizes…
Confession surrounding jealousy in murder case admitted THE jury in the Houston murder case at the Demerara Assizes heard yesterday that the accused, Kevin Verwayne told Police about jealousy in a caution statement. The document, which was the subject of a voir dire (trial within a trial), following allegations that it had been secured through the use of Police violence, was read to the jurors after Justice Navindra Singh ruled that it was given freely and voluntarily. State Prosecutor, Ms. Judith Musalin, in her opening address said the accused had told his friends that his girlfriend, Farida Ramdeen
called ‘Suzy’ was unfaithful. He said she used to entertain men at his home when he had gone to work and it had reached a stage where he could take it no more, so he killed her by drowning and buried her with trash. But Mursalin, in association with Mr. Lloyd Conway, was about to tender a written attestation which she said the accused had given the Police, surrounding the same confession, when Defence Counsel, Mr. Melvyn Duke objected. He said he has been instructed that the written documentation was not obtained in accordance with the Judge’s Rules.
they are within their mandate to ensure that these young men are not among the bands of predators preying on victims countrywide; and this was the consideration that precipitated two unfortunate incidents that brought the police under fire of recent times. And while one should indeed criticize the unprofessional conduct of the ranks that led to the recent unfortunate deaths of two young men in the prime of their lives, the context in which the police acted must also be taken into account. Opportunistic politicians have egged on their supporters into a confrontational mode with the police force, and while dedicated officers are not prepared to compromise their professional integrity and heed “kith and kin” calls for the joint services to lead this country once more into destruction, their inflammatory rhetoric has created unendurable situations where the upholders of law and order were themselves several times subjected to assault by criminal elements in situations where they were unable to defend themselves against assault, i.e. in Linden and Agricola recently. It is untenable that this state of affairs continues, because it will eventually lead to anarchy in the land, which is the intention of the joint opposition, which have stated ad nauseum – jointly and collectively - their intention to destabilize and bring down the successive PPP/C administrations through, in AFC Chairman Nigel Hughes’s words “mass demonstrations”. He said himself that they do not want peace. Under former CoP, the late Laurie Lewis’s tenure, the force had embarked on a campaign countrywide to engage youths in the country into engaging in meaningful pursuits, and late CoP Henry Greene was a patron of the Scouts movement and several sporting disciplines. The Tiger Bay initiative, begun under Laurie Lewis, is one shining example of how police and communities can work together to develop youthful minds in productive directions. The Agricola initiative, which began a couple of years ago, is another such, and young Shaquille Grant was a product of that initiative, with a bright future earmarked through serving in Guyana’s disciplined services. As the then Acting Commissioner of Police said, he was in the wrong place at the wrong time, because eyewitnesses who are too afraid to come forward initially attested to the police coming under fire, which they returned; but their mistake was in using excessive force in arresting the young men involved in that unfortunate incident in which Shaquille tragically lost his life. Former Commissioner of Police Mr. Leroy Brumell had adjured members of the GPF as they gathered a couple of years ago to be rewarded for their performances at the conclusion of a GPF-organised shooting competition, “The job of the Guyana Police Force is to serve each and every (resident) of the country and ensure that (each resident is) protected. The
SMALLER TRIAL This led to the smaller trial, in the absence of the jury, which ended with the ruling yesterday when the testament was tendered in evidence through Corporal Henry of Ruimveldt Police Station. The policeman testified that, in the presence of witnesses, Verwayne whom he had told about the death of his lover and cautioned replied that he called a taxi and he and the woman travelled in it to Houston High Bridge. They disembarked the vehicle and walked down a muddy dam where he disclosed to her that he knew when he left for work, she
would have men going to his house and having sex with her although he works hard and gives her all his money. The prisoner said he hugged her up and jumped into the water with her and drowned her before burying her under some trash. He said he took a bath, left home and went and told his cousin Orvin Smith what he did to Suzy. He also confessed to another cousin, Blacks, who took him to the station where he reported to the Police that he had killed Suzy and took them to where he drowned her. The trial is continuing.
police (Force) also has the task (of) offering and ensuring that it provides lawful support to the government of the day, again without favour and/or ill-will.” In his remarks, Brumell alluded to the gap existing in relations between the Guyana Police Force (GPF) and members of the public, which he said must be bridged, opining that the only possible way this can be achieved is when police officers approach issues they confront in a professional manner. He told his ranks that they need to be strong, and show determination in confronting situations. He said that, as Commissioner of Police and head of the Force, he would continue to be strong, emphasizing that he would not be like other persons who tendered their resignations and buckled under pressure in the face of hardship. He said the way persons deal with adversities determines their worth. He told officers that as long as he was strong, he wanted the rest of them to remain strong and resolute to fight situations that arise. He commended police ranks for exercising great restraint and displaying true professionalism in the face of taunts and acts of provocation during protest actions at Agricola; and he reminded his ranks that a duly constituted Commission of Inquiry was currently looking into the issues of July in Linden, and stated his conviction that the Linden Commission of Inquiry was taking note of the situation that unfolded in Agricola. The words of Acting Commissioner of Police Leroy Brumell, provided reassurance to the citizens of Guyana, who traditionally come under attack by criminals unleashed by the intellectual authors of the intermittent rampages of their supporters against a hapless populace continually held ransom to political opportunism. Today the Guyana Police Force is under new administration, and the new Commissioner of Police, Mr. Seelall Persaud, has also given his assurance to the people that he will guide the Force in accordance with protocols conducive for fostering trust for the police within the populace, demonstrating this commitment with the re-vitalized police engagements with the Albuoystown community. It is to be hoped that this activity would not be a one-off exercise, but would extend to the entire country, so that whenever the ‘Dogs of War’ are unleashed against the people of this land in the future, they would never again find sanctuary in any community in the land, because the police would have demonstrated that engagements at community level, and not force, are the way they intend to serve and protect the nation.
GUYANA CHRONICLE THURSDAY May 22, 2014
Poor ventilation to blame for Qualfon employees discomfort
EMPLOYEES of Qualfon Call Centre and their relatives are blaming poor ventilation at the Goedverwagting, East Coast Demerara building for the discomfort suffered there on Tuesday afternoon. The Guyana Chronicle was told that after a power outage that day, the air-conditioning units on the premises collapsed, causing the entire place to generate heat. It resulted in many of
the staff logging off their work stations and venturing outside for fresh air, since there was not enough oxygen available to them. However, before the decision was taken by many to vacate, several of them had already begun collapsing, panting for breath, and losing consciousness. At least one dozen of them were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) where they
were treated for asthma-like symptoms. But none of them had to be admitted, since, according to one health worker, all the patients needed was oxygen; and once that was administered upon their arrival at the Accident and Emergency Room, they were out of danger. It was also learnt that at the time the casualties were taken to the institution, none of them was in a serious
condition. A health worker told this publication that when the persons went for treatment, although it was believed they were suffering from asthma, that is a condition which develops and none of them were treated for that. Other members of the public suggested that the Qualfon employees were under some demonic spell or affected by supernatural force, a conclusion based on
information that the Centre was constructed on what used to be a burial ground for the Plaisance and Ogle communities. Yesterday, numerous efforts to contact the Minister of Labour, Dr. Nanda Gopaul and Chief Labour
Officer Charles Ogle at their offices or on mobile phones were futile. Minister Gopaul was said to be in Parliament and calls to his phone went unanswered while Ogle had, reportedly, left for the day and his mobile was not answered either.
Parliamentary Select Committee on AML/CFT meets today THE Parliamentary Special Select Committee reviewing the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Amendment Bill will meet today, even as Guyana faces the increasing likelihood of international blacklisting. Ms. Gail Teixeira, who chairs the group, said in the National Assembly, yesterday, that the Bill is being “tortured” in the Committee. The Government Chief Whip made the remark when speaking on a motion,
moved by Opposition Leader David Granger, to establish a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the torture of persons by the Guyana Police Force (GPF) between 2006 and 2013. “I honestly feel that I am a victim of torture,” she declared, referring to the length of time the legislation has spent at the level of the Select Committee. Additionally, the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) is scheduled to begin meeting in Miami, Florida, United Sates, on Sunday, May 25 through
Thursday, May 29. Guyana is expected to make an appearance before the regional body next Monday, May 26, represented by a team led by Attorney-General (AG) and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mr. Anil Nandlall. Teixeira maintains the fact that the positions taken by the Opposition parties are unfortunate, given the looming deadline and the devastating consequences non-passage of the AML/ CFT Amendment Bill will have for Guyana. If the final deadline on
Ruling by Deputy Speaker elicits laughter A RULING by Deputy Speaker, Basil Williams elicited laughter from Members of Parliament (MPs) on both sides of the House yesterday. It happened when he stated that two contentious assertions “cancel out” each other, and no apology from either side was required. Attorney-General (AG) and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mr. Anil Nandlall, and A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) frontbencher, Mr. Carl Greenidge were the Parliamentarians exchanging words on the floor at the time. The AG was speaking on a Motion to establish a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the torture of
persons by the Guyana Police Force between 2006 and 2013, when Greenidge rose to object to a point he made. “He is a liar!” Greenidge charged. Government Chief Whip,
Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Basil Williams
Ms. Gail Teixeira, rose, on a point of order, to point out that referring to a sitting MP as a liar is unacceptable, and called for a retraction. Greenidge, without retracting his remark, said:“The Honourable Member made an assertion that is untrue.” The Deputy Speaker intervened to rule that both sides of the House had exchanged contentions comments, and as such they “cancel out” each other. Throughout the remainder of the session, heckling using the terminology “cancel out”, in much the same way childish disputes are rationalised, were echoed by MPs.
May 29 passes, Guyana can be recommended to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), for review by the International Cooperation Review Group (ICRG). Once that is done, this country could be liable to further sanctions, including being put on the international blacklist, having already been blacklisted regionally by CFATF. It remains unclear if Guyana will be able to have an amended AML/CFT Bill passed before CFATF meets next week and several stakeholders posit that this eventuality may very well be unlikely.
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GUYANA CHRONICLE Thursday May 22, 2014
CARICOM’s challenging foreign policy options - Communiqué coming on Guyana ministerial meeting
Analysis by Rickey Singh THE strengthening of relations between the Caribbean Community and Cuba was one of the major agenda issues for the two-day meeting of CARICOM Foreign Ministers, which was scheduled to conclude last evening at the Guyana International Conference Centre. In this context, the discrimination in shopping being experienced by Cubans, including diplomats based in some CARICOM states, by the mega U.S. warehouse shopping conglomerate, ‘PriceSmart’, is viewed as a violation of territorial sovereignty, requiring a collective response by the 15-member Community. The Jamaica government has expressed a particular perspective on the contentious issue, and its Foreign Minister, J.J. Nicholson, was expected to call on his colleagues for the matter to be referred to the Community’s Council on Legal Affairs. The intention is to have a collective response that could be forthcoming at this July’s annual Heads of Government Conference, scheduled for Antigua, when a range of trade and diplomatic issues that involve relations with both Cuba and the U.S.A are to be discussed. The outcome of the two-day ministerial meeting, hosted and chaired by Guyana’s Foreign Minister, Carolyn Rodriques-Birkett, are to be reflected in the official communiqué expected last evening or today. The 17th meeting of the Community’s Foreign Ministers got underway on Tuesday with a range of key recommendations for consideration involving trade and other relations with Britain, Cuba, the European Union and The Dominican Republic, as well as an overdue requested meeting with the U.S. President, Barack Obama. The Community’s desire for a summit in Washington with President Obama was known since his first term, but has been made more specific following his second-term victory
in 2012. Now the Foreign Ministers are set to recommend a new initiative for such a meeting with the U.S. President in 2015, aware that his second term ends in 2016. An unstated problem by either side in failure to date for such a summit (which was the norm during the era from President Bill Clinton, starting with an historic meeting with Caribbean leaders in Barbados) is said to be related to the Obama administration’s failure to come to terms with CARICOM’s uncompromising friendship with Cuba that does not sit comfortably with Washington on issues like human rights. The Council of Foreign Ministers were expected to advance arrangements for decisions by Heads of Government at their coming summit in Antigua on the modalities of deepening ‘cooperation arrangements’ between Cuba and CARICOM . UK/CARIBBEAN FORUM The arrangements include a nine-point memorandum on varying initiatives identified by Cuba to be addressed at the Fifth CARICOM-Cuba Summit, scheduled for Havana in December this year, and hosted by President Raoul Castro. In terms of trade, aid and cooperation initiatives in general with the United Kingdom -- which remains a major development partner of this Region, though with comparative declining influence -- the coming Eight UK/Caribbean Forum, scheduled for June 16-17 in London, seems set to engage in critical appraisals on how to make this co-operation mechanism more meaningful, and at the same time deal with a new political irritant. The latter relates to The Dominican Republic’s membership in the UK-Caribbean Forum, against the backdrop of the disharmony that has erupted between CARICOM and the government in Santo Domingo over the controversial legislation approved by its Constitutional Court that has effectively
denationalised an estimated 250,000 immigrants, primarily of Haitian descent. Deemed to be unmistakably racist in character, failure to correct this horrendous social/political problem would clearly be a major barrier in CARICOM/DR relations via the CARIFORUM group of states in their current structured relations with the European Union (EU), of which Britain is an influential player. Since an adjustment by the DR in favour of a relevant amendment to the controversial “citizenship” status would be essential for CARICOM’s cooperation in doing business with that Spanish-speaking nation, next month’s Eighth UK-Caribbean Forum is faced with a major challenge to make essential progress. NO SOMERSAULT Simply put, CARICOM cannot be seen as somersaulting on its clearly defined principled stand in opposing a racist-based law in the denial of citizenship of more than a quarter-million immigrants, the majority of them black and Haitians, to simply carry on with “business as usual” within the framework of what exists as the “UK-Caribbean Forum”. Incidentally, at this Forum next month, the UK government of Prime Minister, David Cameron, is expected to engage in some diplomatic lobbying ahead of plans to win support for its proposed candidate as new Secretary-General of the London-based Commonwealth Secretariat, Guyanese-born Baroness Valerie Amos. This is quite an intriguing development. For CARICOM, therefore, now in its 47th year, it seems confronted with a slippery foreign policy road. But the record should confirm that for all of its mix of pluses and minuses, it has done reasonably well when compared with others of today’s bigger, if not necessarily more experienced, regional economic integration movements.
Felix, Nandlall in Parliament exchange over Rodney COI By Vanessa Narine
on the Commission’s proceedings has now transcended to Parliament.
A PARTNERSHIP for National Unity (APNU) Member of Parliament (MP), Winston Felix, yesterday charged, in the National Assembly, that the effective functioning of the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry (COI) is constrained because witnesses can “dream up anything” in their testimony. However, Attorney-General (AG) and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall pointed out that the immunity granted to witnesses who testify before the Commission extends only to acts they may have committed relative to the death of Rodney. He said the law of perjury is very much applicable and witnesses are in no way allowed to lie to the Commission, as it relates to the circumstances surrounding Rodney’s death. But despite the clarification, Felix maintained that he stands by his comments. Speaking to the Guyana Chronicle after the exchange in the House, Nandlall stated that the “strategy of attack”
DISPARAGING REMARKS He said:“Today you heard Mr. Felix making very disparaging remarks about the Commission, which included a contention that the law of perjury is not applicable to the Commission. “This is a complete misrepresentation. The law of perjury is applicable to the Commission in full force. “From the inception, the APNU took a position that they will not support the Walter Rodney Commission and that they will not participate in the COI. “They are also doing everything they can possibly do to denigrate and attack the integrity of the COI. As the evidence is unfolding, it continues to point an accusatory finger in the direction of the PNC (People’s National Congress),” he added. The admissibility of evidence has been a sore point for the PNC from the start of the tribunal’s hearings and Party
Chairman, Basil Williams, was admonished during one of the sessions last month. Williams, who sits on the legal team representing the Party’s interest at the COI into the 1980 death of Dr. Rodney, had charged that Guyana’s laws were suspended to facilitate the process and that “anything goes in this Commission.” Commissioner Seenath Jairam said, though, that he personally took umbrage to that statement as it reflects very badly on the Commissioners. “I think you have not thought through this statement. We have not suspended the laws. We are bound by the laws. You are making a very serious statement. I don’t think you are being fair to us. Speaking for myself, I have not suspended the laws of Guyana. So I want to make that clear to you,” Jairam informed Williams, following one of his repeated objections. Jairam pointed out that a body such as a COI is entitled to make its own rules and that one has to appreciate that the Commissioners are dealing with an incident which occurred many years ago and, hence, information will have to be sifted in order to determine relevance.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Thursday May 22, 2014
Uitvlugt Estate staff down tools over colleagues’ dismissal - GuySuCo counters that sanctions were justified
By Ravin Singh WORKERS of the Uitvlugt Sugar Estate are currently on strike to express displeasure and disagreement at the dismissal of some of their co-workers; but the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) says the workers were dismissed for serious misconduct in the execution of their duties. Uitvlugt Estate workers say that as workers approach retirement age, GuySuCo routinely dismisses them for frivolous reasons. One worker who has been dismissed after more than 39 years in the industry’s employ disclosed that he cannot comprehend the reason for his dismissal. He explained that an extremely dry crop season resulted in approximately 0.1 per cent of ten acres of cane not being adequately planted, and this caused his dismissal from GuySuCo. Another worker explained that he was dismissed because he had erred in signing a payslip for someone who was deceased. He explained that it was both a genuine mistake and a first-time occurrence, and he even assured GuySuCo that he was willing to repay the money, but his request was ignored and his services terminated. A third worker furiously denounced the actions of GuySuCo while accusing the corporation of trying to divest itself of having to pay workers their pension and gratuity. He described himself as a victim of discrimination because he was summoned to present a letter showing cause why he should not be dismissed after he had witnessed a fight in which he did not participate. He questioned whether the corporation had wanted him to close his eyes during the altercation, as he could not help witnessing what was transpiring at the time. Still another worker disclosed that molasses, which is wantonly “wasted” at the facility, was the cause for his dismissal. He revealed that he had taken approximately two pints of molasses up from the floor, and the security stopped and searched him and he was subsequently dismissed, forfeiting some twenty-plus years of continuous employment at the corporation.
He said he was willing to pay for the molasses after he realized it had caused a conflict, but his request to so do was ignored and he was dismissed. While numerous workers vented their disapproval of management’s handling of the various situations, another worker revealed that four bearings, each weighing between 600 and 700 pounds and valued in excess of GY$3M, are currently missing, and no investigation has been initiated in this regard. The workers, moreover, claim that it requires the manpower of between four and five individuals to displace those bearings. “They are trying to stop corruption at the bottom, and we don’t mind; but they need to stop corruption at the top first!” one worker commented. Guyana Sugar Corporation, however, in its statement, described three staff members who were dismissed as junior staff, noting that their dismissals came as a result of serious misconduct in the execution of their duties. According to GuySuCo, the two foremen were detailed to supervise the replacement of dead canes with new sets of canes at De Kendren East, Fields 29-31, in an operation called “supplying”. They began the operation at about 11.00 am, but after three hours of work, the field foremen and the workers detailed on the operation were discovered in a labour lorry travelling home. When questioned by a senior manager, the foremen stated that the work had been done in accordance with the required standard. The manager requested the foremen to return to the fields where the work was done, and it was discovered that not only was the work done in a substandard manner, but payment claimed for the job was above what had been stipulated. GuySuCo maintains that, in accordance with the disciplinary procedure, the foremen were issued with a show-cause letter dated February 4, 2014 and requesting that they show reason in writing, on or before February 8, 2014, why disciplinary action should not be taken against them. In the said letter, it was also stated that if they failed to respond to the alleged infraction, management would proceed to take the appropriate disciplinary action against them.
They refused to respond to the letter, and were consequently summarily dismissed from the employ of GuySuCo on May 13, 2014. “The field supervisor who was required to supervise 12 men in the digging of internal drains at Zeeburg, Fields 62-64, on November 12, 2013 was dismissed too, after a subsequent check of the work revealed that the work was not done to the required standard, and with less than the required output, but payments were made as if the work had been done to required output and standard. “The supervisor too, by letter dated February 27, 2014, was requested to show reason in writing, on or before March 6, 2014, why disciplinary action should not be taken against him; and like the foremen’s letter, he was also advised that if he refused to respond, management would take the appropriate disciplinary action. He refused to respond, and was consequently summarily dismissed on May 13, 2014 for committing a serious misconduct in the execution of his duties,” the workers further explained. Agriculture Minister Dr Leslie Ramsammy, in an interview with this newspaper, noted that he is currently unaware of the situation due to his absence from Georgetown, but maintains that the Government does not support any policy that would seek to dismiss workers for unsubstantial reasons. “Such acts by the private and public sectors and other agencies will never be supported by the Ministry,” Dr Ramsammy assured, while noting that the issue is one of urgency, which he would address soon. The GuySuCo statement disclosed that the corporation has realized that ever since the dismissal of the staff members, approximately half of the junior staff establishment attached to the field and factory has been on strike demanding the reinstatement of their colleagues. As such, through their union, GuyuCo has advised those employees on strike that it would not vary its position in light of the seriousness of the offences allegedly committed by their colleagues, and urged that the workers immediately cease their current strike action.
House passes Motion to investigate ... From page 3
with the Government Chief Whip, who was Minister of Home Affairs during Felix’ tenure as Commissioner of Police. Teixeira returned, “I will not embarrass you, Mr. Felix; you may not admit it, but we both know; we know what we know, and knew what we knew. Don’t misinform Mr. Granger, because you and I can talk… If there is a Commission of Inquiry, which this Motion is pushing for, I will speak; I will not be constrained.” She added that in calling for a CoI, not only does the scope, in terms of years, need to be expanded, but a clear basis for such an undertaking needs to be outlined. The Government Chief Whip explained that there are domestic remedies available, including the Police Complaints Authority (PCA), the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR), and the courts. Felix, in his contribution to the debate, proceeded to say that contrary to the examples of torture citied by Teixeira, a person can only be tortured if they are “not free” to move. The Government MP debunked this by referring to the definition of torture cited by Granger. POLITICAL TOOL The Attorney-General (AG) and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, expounded on this definition, and stressed that torture is constitutionally wrong and the policies of the current Administration are “deliberate,
systematic, and institutionalized” when it comes to addressing torture. “Our record cannot be credibly questioned by anyone,” he stressed, adding that the move to establish a CoI should not be a move to improve political fortunes. The AG also stated that the motion was “bereft” of supporting data relative to the need to constitute a CoI, a move that is vested in the President of Guyana and should not be invoked flippantly. Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee echoed similar sentiments, and said, “You are pushing at an open door.” He further explained that steps are being taken to improve the mechanisms set up to address allegations of “police excesses” by citizens. Rohee also questioned the desire of the Opposition to “eke out” political mileage from the establishment of such a commission. The Home Affairs Minister made it clear that reforms are being taken, contrary to Granger’s assertions, and changes are happening, with more to come. “As far as I am concerned, the motion is a motion that has sinister motives,” he said. APNU’s James Bond, in his contribution to the debate, stated that the bottom line of the issue at hand is that the violation of the rights of any human being must be given the utmost priority. Moses Nagamootoo of The Alliance For Change (AFC) also spoke on the Motion, stating that incidents of torture by members of the police force are a worrisome development, and regardless under which administration it occurred, torture
has no brand. “Torture is torture,” he posited.
PROVISIONS Considering this, the provisions of the motion stipulate as follows: “Whereas the Constitution of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana prescribes, at Article 141, that ‘No person shall be subjected to torture or to inhuman or degrading punishment or other treatment; “And whereas it has been widely reported that persons were tortured by members of the Guyana Police Force between the years 2006 and 2013, inclusive. “And whereas in accordance with the Commission of Inquiry Act, Chapter 19:03, “The President may issue a commission appointing one or more commissioners and authorising such commissioner or commissioners to inquire into any matter in which an inquiry would, in the opinion of the President, be for the public welfare. “Be it resolved that the National Assembly expresses its sympathy with the victims of torture; and be it further resolved that the National Assembly calls upon the President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, in accordance with the Commission of Inquiry Act, Chapter 19:03, to appoint a commission of inquiry to inquire into the torture of persons by members of the Guyana Police Force, and to make recommendations to prevent a recurrence of such torture.” The Motion was passed with the unanimous support of the combined Opposition, while Government MPs voted against the it.
GUYANA CHRONICLE THURSDAY May 22, 2014
GTM records net profit after tax of $31.4M, in spite of challenges By Michel Outridge
THE Guyana and Trinidad Life Insurance Company Limited (GTM) has recorded a net profit, after tax, of $31.4M, Chairman R. L. Singh told the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday at the Georgetown Club, Camp Street, Georgetown, He said further that GTM had achieved a surplus of revenue over expenditure of $187M in 2013, compared to $184M for 2012, notwithstanding a number of challenges. Chairman Singh told the AGM that the year 2013 was another challenging one for GTM Life Insurance Company, particularly in the Eastern Caribbean territories in which the company operates. However, the company saw a 12.5% growth in premiums net of reinsurance and 10.38% growth in total revenue amounting to $1.45B, offset by expenditures of $1.26B, resulting in a surplus of revenue over expenditure of $187M compared to $184M for 2012. He added that after taking into account provisions for increase in policyholders’ liabilities of $156M, the company recorded a net profit after tax of $31.4M. The Chairman noted that the adoption of new reporting requirements under international standards and practices requires that changes in actuarial liabilities must now be recorded as an expenditure in the Statement of Profit and Loss and Other Comprehensive Income under the new line item ‘Net Movement in policyholders’ liability’. Singh pointed out that in Guyana, notwithstanding increased competition, the company continues to plough ahead with the sale of 811 of the 1,460 new individual life policies sold with annualised premiums of $61.33M. He added that the continued fall in interest rates on investments, including fixed deposits, treasury bills and saving accounts has had a negative impact on the sale of Universal Life policies, but this was offset by an increase in sale of the Futura, a fixed-term policy. Singh stated that the actuarial valuation done at the end of 2013 indicates that the company’s total surplus increased from $2B at the end of 2012 to $2.4B, despite the decline in viable medium to long-term investment opportunities and interest rates. The Chairman said that the company’s Solvency Ratio, which is one of the ratios used to measure the company’s ability to meet long-term debts, has increased from 315.5% at the end of 2012, to 325.8% at the end of 2013. This ratio is significantly above the 150% required.
GTM Chairman, R. L. Singh as he addressed the GTM meet on Tuesday. Seated at the head table are members of the Board
Policyholders at the GTM meet (Photos by Sonell Nelson)
National violence prevention committee holds first meeting THE Home Affairs Ministry on Monday convened the first meeting of a national committee that will be addressing the issue of violence. This committee has its genesis from the recommendations that were made at the National
Conference for the Prevention of Interpersonal Violence held in November last year. Minister of Home Affairs, Clement Rohee, said the committee has received the full support at the level of Cabinet. It comprises rep-
resentatives of the Ministries of Home Affairs, Labour, Human Services and Social Security, Health, Amerindian Affairs, Culture, Youth and Sport, Finance, and Legal Affairs. Additionally, faith-based organisations, the private sector, non-governmental organisations, and youth and
women’s organisations are also fully represented on the committee. The Home Affairs Minister said that when it comes to cases of domestic violence, gang related violence, interpersonal violence and violence in schools, the public normally turns to the police because they are responsible
for law enforcement and violence of any type falls under the category of crime. The National Conference for the Prevention of Interpersonal Violence, which saw the participation of a wide cross-section of stakeholders, resulted in a total of 58 recommendations which the national committee will
Minister Clement Rohee delivering brief remarks at the national violence prevention Some members of the national committee established to address committee’s inaugural meeting on Monday the issue of violence in society (GINA photo)
be combing through in an effort to formulate a plan of action. Minister Rohee explained that subsequently, a Management Committee will be established to coordinate the work of the National Committee. Apart from being a personal and social problem, violence is also a public security concern since it impacts negatively on the social order and safety of citizens. At last year’s conference, President Donald Ramotar explained that while the State has a general responsibility for the preservation of law and order and for the protection of its citizens; this issue can by no means be the exclusive preserve of Government.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Thursday May 22, 2014
Rodrigues-Birkett outlines top priority, central plank of Regional foreign policy By Vanessa Narine EXTERNAL trade among Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries is a top priority and central plank in the Region's foreign policy, new Chair of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), Guyana Foreign Affairs Minister, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, said Tuesday. Speaking at the opening
of the Council’s 17th meeting at the Guyana International Conference Centre, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, she said: “Several areas of great concern have arisen and require our urgent and focused attention. “The current arrangements with traditional trading partners have presented us with serious challenges relating to reciprocity, stringent conditionalities of reduced development sup-
port and growing non-tariff barriers.” The COFCOR Chair pointed out that Caricom’s member states continue to make the dedicated effort to implement the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with Europe. However, she said that countries are finding out that this is a demanding task for small developing economies in the Region. Rodrigues-Birkett said:
“Never mind that the Caribbean remained on course as the only ACP sub-region to successfully conclude the negotiation with Europe on schedule in 2007 and the only one to so do to date. BEING GRADUATED “No sooner was the ink dried than we find ourselves being graduated to more developed country status to lose access to much needed development resources and the market access under the EPA is faced with many hurdles for our fledgling business communities, including tedious visa requirements.” According to her, these high levels of debt and graduation from concessional financing and development aid is based on an “arbitrary categorisation” of small developing States as upper middle income countries. She added that this categorisation is done using Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita, a system that ignores significant vulnerability indices, which paint the true picture of the economy. The COFCOR Chair also addressed ongoing negotiations with Canada for a Trade and Development Agreement and said the Region has shown “immense flexibility” and remains committed to achieving a successful conclusion. “It is true that, for most of our member states and for the Region as a whole, the United States is still our largest trading partner, in terms of value and volume of trade. However, we cannot assume that the current arrangements will remain sufficient and resilient,” she said. Rodrigues-Birkett called for CARICOM Member States to “engage and pursue” initiatives to improve trade, including through the maximum use of the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA). Caricom and the United States signed a Trade and Investment Framework
Agreement (TIFA) last May in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. PRACTICAL STRATEGIES It is expected to drive strengthened trade and investment ties between Caricom and the U.S. as it would serve as a mechanism for the two sides to develop practical strategies on a wide range of trade, investment and economic cooperation issues. This is seen as essential to spurring economic devel-
Foreign Affairs Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett opment and diversification of the Region and to contributing to improvement in the well-being of our citizens. The implementation of the agreement will be executed under the mechanism of the Caricom-U.S. Trade and Investment Council which will be led by a nominee of the Caricom Chair and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (U.S.T.R). The TIFA, which is the result of a revision of an Agreement signed in 1991, takes account of the multilateral trading environment created by the WTO, as well as changes in the regional environment brought on by the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). An Initial Action Agenda, which was annexed to the Agreement, set out the areas for attention which
include matters relating to the WTO; bilateral trade and investment arrangements; cooperation in regional and multilateral areas; support for regional integration; cooperation to promote and respect fundamental labour rights, social protection and workforce development and the facilitation of trade and investment opportunities. DIGITAL DIVIDE In addition, the Agreement establishes the framework for the discussion of issues to address the digital divide through the promotion of innovation and the dissemination of technology for increasing competitiveness, job creation, economic development and trade, as well as for discussing U.S. trade and investment-related legislation which have extra-territorial impact. Specific examples of legislation in this regard are the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and the New U.S. Food Safety Modernisation Act (FSMA). There are also other issues of critical importance to Caricom, particularly with respect to export development, which, through engagement with Representatives and Officials of the U. S. Administration and the Congress, mutually acceptable outcomes would be achieved. Among those of critical and urgent importance to Caricom are the threat faced by its exports of rum in the U.S market and the U.S./Antigua and Barbuda cross-border gambling services dispute. In addition, the agreement will allow for monitoring of developments in the context of the U. S. President’s 2013 Trade Policy Agenda. Signing of the revised TIFA also signalled the formal launch of the revitalised Trade and Investment Council (TIC) which would be essential for Caricom and the U.S. to engage in the areas mentioned.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Thursday May 22, 2014
Five Guyanese chefs to feature at Jamaican food festival this weekend
By Rebecca Ganesh-Ally
FIVE Guyanese chefs are slated to showcase a range of dishes at the Jamaican Epicurean Escape in Jamaica on May 24 and 25, Fly Jamaica Airways announced yesterday at a press briefing at their head office in Ogle, East Coast Demerara. The Guyanese chefs, their assistants and six chefs from New York will be attending this festival, an annual gastronomic extravaganza, courtesy of Fly Jamaica. The five Guyanese from various restaurants in Guyana are: Nesa Walker from Oasis Café; John Bettencourt of Bettencourt Food Establishment; Dane Henry from Carnegie; Bharratt Puppyal from Princess Hotel Guyana; and Dustin Dalgetty from
We eat many of the same foods; it is only that we prepare them differently. Our Guyanese chefs are looking forward to working at the festival and the opportunity it will present for them to interact with other chefs.” She explained that they picked the foods that they would like to have the chefs prepare and this is because they wanted to have foods that are basic to the Region’s culture. Some of the foods to be prepared at the festival are ‘cook-up rice’, dhal, coconut choka, boulanger choka, pepper pot, and metemgee, among others. Reece noted also that on numerous occasions her flight crew would take delicacies from Guyana to Jamaica, and they would be enthusiastic about their comments and compliments. The airline will soon be in-
He also encouraged and congratulated the participants and indicated that they are not only going to impress persons with their culinary skills but they are also tourism ambassadors of Guyana. “With food we have a competitive advantage here in Guyana because we are an agricultural-based Region and our importation of food is low,” Haralsingh said. He reiterated that the Ministry of Tourism and GTA have organised the Guyana Festival slated for the August 8-10, 2014 and within these three days there will also be a cook-off done by various ethnic groups across Guyana. He also stated that the Ministry of Tourism and GTA are in full support of the ‘Best Chef Competition’
Fly Jamaica’s Roxanne Reece and GTA’s Indranauth Haralsingh (seated first and second left) with the five Guyanese ‘tourism ambassadors’(Photo by Adrian Narine) Silhouette Restaurant. Speaking briefly to media operatives, Managing Director of Fly Jamaica Airways, Roxanne Reece, said that she believes it is part of the company’s role not only to facilitate the movement of Caribbean people within the Region but also to help in strengthening the bonds among the territories of the Region by highlighting the similarities that the Region shares. She said: “The Jamaican Epicurean Escape provides the ideal platform on which to exhibit the tie we share.
troducing their own cuisine onboard for passengers to enjoy. Indranauth Haralsingh, Director of Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA), congratulated Fly Jamaica Airways on being the first to have embarked on such a venture and he also commended their efforts to promote Guyana. He noted that when visitors come to Guyana, “we are guaranteed that they will consume at least three meals daily and as such we would need to make a lasting impression on them.”
which will be held in October, where chefs from across Guyana will participate. “We will crown our best chef and that chef will then move to the next round to compete with other Caribbean chefs for the title of ‘Best Chef in the Caribbean’ in Miami - this is also sponsored by Fly Jamaica Airways. The Jamaica Epicurean Escape is an annual event that celebrates excellence in Jamaica’s food, music and culture. This two-day event showcases the most celebrated chefs in Jamaica along with the young and
- compliments of Fly Jamaica
upcoming who have stood out from the rest in their field. The objective of the Jamaica Epicurean Escape
is to showcase the best of Jamaica’s food, music and culture, while paying tribute to the international
influences that have come together to create what the world now knows and loves as Jamaican.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Thursday May 22, 2014
HJ Entertainment gives back via ‘Day of Sports’ event By Alex Wayne HITS AND JAMS Entertainment (HJ), through the Keem Foundation, has made several donations of sporting equipment to schools, in keeping with a promise made at its ‘Day of Sport’ event to support
sports in Guyana. At that event, HJ’s Chief Executive Officer, Rawle Ferguson, announced that the entertainment entity would promote sports by contributing to its development through schools and local sports clubs. This promise was not
forgotten, and late last week the HJ family made its first set of donations toward this undertaking. DONATIONS Campbellville Secondary School and St. Joseph High School each received a table
tennis set, while the Mercury Fast Laners Track and Field Club received a cheque for two hundred thousand dollars, and the Beacon Football Club was given $90,000 to purchase sneakers. The Keem Foundation umbrella is a fund which was started following the story of six-year-old Zeniha Loo, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor that left her unable to walk, eat or speak. Her parents, Roger Loo and
Natase Mc Calman, had appealed to the public for assistance in raising funds to have the child undergo surgery. Hits and Jams Entertainment had supported this cause and developed the ‘Zeniha Telethon’. However, despite these efforts, little Zeniha succumbed to the tumour. This cause is held close to the hearts of the HJ team, especially its CEO, who developed the foundation
in honour of his late son, Rakeem Rahul Alphonso Ferguson, who passed away after a battle with leukemia at the tender age of ten. With funds raised all year round, inclusive of donations from Corporate Guyana and other persons coupled with material contributions from companies and individuals, HJ utilises Rakeem’s memory to give back to children and families all year round.
HJTV’s Rawle Ferguson (far left in photos) making the various handovers that came as a spring off from the HJ ‘Day of Sports’ event
GUYANA CHRONICLE THURSDAY May 22, 2014
New youth group formed to raise the bar in music, other arts
By Alex Wayne A GROUP of luminaries in the creative arts has formed a musical and cultural organisation named ENIGMA with the focus being set on raising the bar in local music and other related arts. And thus far, ENIGMA is doing well, from all indications. Speaking to the group’s CEO, Lyn-Ann Medford, at the Tower Hotel recently, this publication was informed that ENIGMA comprises some fifteen executive members and thirty volunteer members, and all have ‘designated duties.’ The public response to this initiative has been considerably positive, according to Medford, and the group’s members are earnestly soliciting sponsorship from donor agencies and corporate society to assist in functioning of the group and development of the arts. To date, the group’s members have already secured a few overseas sponsors, but the input of individuals and businesses here in Guyana is needed to make for the group’s success. Medford said plans are in place to stage the ‘GYAF-Guyana Youth Arts Festival this year from July 11 to 13, while the second segment of this initiative is
billed for this December 12 to 14. This event, the group’s premier feature, is linked to the International Youth Arts Festival in London, when youths from all over the world meet to share and showcase their talents. ENIGMA will be selecting a team of fifteen young artistes to represent Guyana at the arts festival in London. That aside, there is a long list of events planned for the year 2014, and there is every intention to make these events annual functions. The ENIGMA Edutainment Group is a substitute for mindless entertainment, advocating meaningful ways of having fun through the use of unique avenues, whilst pushing positive messages to create positive youth lifestyle changes. Amongst the group’s plans for the near future are workshops and exhibitions designed to sharpen youths’ talents and entrepreneurial skills, besides fairs, concerts and seminars, awareness campaigns, health campaigns and educational drives. On the platter also are plans for media and social networking, and overseas participation in various awareness drives and tourism-related activities. The group staged its ‘Way Back When May Pole
GTA to host ‘Independence Brunch’ on May 26 THE Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) will host its first ever ‘Independence Brunch’ on May 26 at Parliament Gardens, opposite Public Buildings on High Street, Georgetown. The occasion will afford guests the opportunity to have a real Guyanese meal and also foster a sense of national pride among fellow Guyanese, according to GTA Communications Officer, Ramesh Sukhdeo. He said the concept was brainstormed and decided upon since from all indications it has not been done before. The buffet style service will include a variety of local dishes, such as bake and saltfish, ‘chunkay’ provisions and pepperpot and local fruit juices, among other delicacies. Sukhdeo said there will be live entertainment as well, with steel pan music by the Guyana Police Force (GPF). Tickets for this event cost $5,000 each and can be secured at the GTA Office, Sophia Exhibition Site, Greater Georgetown, or via telephone numbers 219-0094/96. Tickets will be sold also at the entrance to the venue.
Fair and Concert’ on May 10, and sources say the activity was a success. ENIGMA’s ‘Positive Vibes Walks’ are billed for May 21 to 26, 2014; while the ‘GYAT IT OFF’ television programme will kick off on May 17, 2014. The group will begin its ‘School Grades Campaign’ in December of this year, while the ‘Youth Entrepreneurial Exhibition’ will be hosted from December 12 to 14, 2014. The group’s ‘We Are Here’ charity drive will begin on December 12, 2014, and be taken all across
Guyana. Amongst ENIGMA’s celebrated list of members are the reigning Miss Guyana Talented Teen Queen, Ms Tiffany Bonner; the reigning
Carib Soca Monarch, Kwasi ‘Ace’ Edmondson; the Enigma Dance Company; the Crystallite Dancers; the All Steppers Dance Group, and many others.
Persons or organisations desirous of assisting the group in any form or kind are urged to call Ms. Medford on telephone numbers 604- 0459, or 2260012.
Members of the recently-launched ENIGMA Edutainment Group at the Tower Hotel in Georgetown
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New campaign being launched against HIV/AIDS
THE USAID (United States Agency for International Development)-supported ‘Advancing Partners and Communities’ (APC) Project, in collaboration with the Guyana Business Coalition against HIV and AIDS (GBCHA), will today launch a campaign to expand and strengthen collaboration between Guyana’s business sector and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) responding to the twin diseases. The Joint APC-GBCHA drive is being undertaken with the aim of expanding and reinforcing partnerships involving businesses and NGOs. The exercise will kick off at 17:00 hrs from the Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) Building on High Street, Kingston, Georgetown. The forum is being hosted under the theme: ‘Working Together…Achieving Zero: Zero New Infections •Zero AIDS-Related Deaths • Zero Stigma’. Meanwhile, the APC/ GBCHA coalition has announced an impressive decline in the rate of new HIV infections at the end of 2013, under Guyana’s Prevention and Treatment Programme.
For the year under review, there were 758 recorded new infections, as compared to 1,258 in 2006. There has also been a marked reduction in the number of AIDS-related deaths, a GBCHA release said. The coalition has rated this trend impressive under Guyana’s Prevention and Treatment Programme. It added that these gains in controlling the epidemic would not have been possible without the combined effort of Government, the NGO and business sectors and development partners. ABOUT APC-GBCHA The joint APC-GBCHA release emphasised: “They have shown international donors that the country is ready to go the distance with less donor financing.” In the face of declining external funding, Guyana’s business and NGO sectors are being called on to expand and strengthen partnerships in support of zero new HIV infections, the release said. About Advancing Partners and Communities (APC) it said: APC is a five-
year project funded by USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health and implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., in partnership with Family Health International (FHI) 360. APC’s core funding covers grants management and capacity building for NGOs providing services for HIV prevention, care and support. In Guyana, APC supports eleven NGOs across eight of the 10 Administrative Regions, Artistes in Direct Support, Agape Network, Comforting Hearts, the FACT Group, G-Plus, Hope for All, Hope Foundation, Lifeline Counselling, Linden Care, United Bricklayers and Youth Challenge Guyana. About Guyana Business Coalition against HIV and AIDS, GBCHA is a registered non-profit organisation which works with the Business Sector, the Ministry of Health, International Partners and Community Based Organisations to mobilise resources to assist in the National HIV/AIDS response. Since launching in May 2008, GBCHA expanded its mandate to address general health and wellness including Gender
Based Violence. Through human and other resources provided by GBCHA
members and partners, the organisation seeks to reduce the stigma and dis-
crimination associated with HIV/AIDS and to prevent new infections.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Thursday May 22, 2014
Crime Chief: Sheema Mangar murder probe not closed - although trail may go cold for some time By Michel Outridge REGARDING the Sheema Mangar case, Crime Chief Leslie James has said that like every murder investigation, sometimes the trail goes cold for some time, but that doesn’t mean it is closed, recognising that the family needs closure. For now, however, the probe has been temporarily suspended but they are in talks with Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Shalimar Ali-Hack, on a way forward. After the killing of the former Demerara Bank staffer on September 10, 2010, potential evidence was dispatched overseas to be tested. Mangar was at North Road and Camp Street, in Georgetown, awaiting transportation when her Blackberry cell phone was snatched from her. The 21-year-old woman gave chase after the snatcher who entered a motor car that drove off and she placed herself in front of the vehicle in an effort to stop it but was run over and dragged several feet before it sped away. Public-spirited citizens rushed her to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH), from where she was transferred to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital and died there the next day. Initially, two suspects had been held but were, later, released. However, investigators took parts of the retrieved fabric she was wearing from under the getaway car for examination. CLOSE INTEREST On May 23, 2013, the Ministry of Home Affairs, in a press release, promised to maintain a close interest in the matter, adding that it shares the sentiments of the grieving parents and relatives and wished to see it brought to a closure to the satisfaction of the Mangar family. “The ministry is of the view that, by now, more progress should have been made in this matter and maintains that this crime would be, ultimately, solved by the Guyana Police Force as has been done with so many other serious crimes,” the ministry said. The ministry said it reconfirmed that two submissions were made to the Barbados Forensic Laboratory, on NoMurdered: vember 5, 2010 and August Sheema Mangar 30, 2011, respectively. A report on the first submission was received in August 2011 when a GPF representative travelled to Barbados to make a second submission. According to the ministry, it was only recently revealed that the Barbados Forensic Laboratory recommenced operations in late 2011, having been closed for repairs from 2009. But it continued to accept submissions. ‘We must note that in all murder cases, the police would identify the ‘year and day rule.’ He explained that whoever might have committed those crimes/murders, the day on which they are arrested and the date on which the offence was allegedly committed, arriving at ‘the year and day’. He stated that like every murder investigation sometimes the trail goes cold for sometime but that doesn’t mean it is closed recognising that the family needs closure. Former Crime Chief, Seelall Persaud, now Acting Commissioner of Police, had reported to this publication that nothing new has surfaced, to date, since the November 26, 2013 disclosure, that the Guyana Police Force (GPF) was in receipt of the results of a DNA sample, sent to Barbados for testing, earlier in that year, to aid in the murder probe of bank employee, Sheema Mangar. He had stated that following the negative match, they do not have any suspect but, once new information is received, the investigations will continue.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Thursday May 22, 2014
Rohee: Bradbury and LEAD project put on hold --he doesn’t have a work permit --his extension of stay has not been granted By Telesha Ramnarine RESIDENT Country Director of the International Republican Institute (IRI), Glen Bradbury, whose work permit and extension of stay had been revoked recently, remains on hold just as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project. “The project has been put on hold, so he is on hold too. He doesn’t have a work permit; his extension of stay
has not been granted. So he is on hold too just like the project,” People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary, Clement Rohee said Monday. Speaking at the Party’s weekly press briefing at Freedom House, in Georgetown, Rohee said Bradbury is still in Guyana as getting him out of the country would be taking the matter to a different level. “We haven’t moved to that level as yet. Right now he is on pause, on hold.” Bradbury was in charge of implementing the LEAD
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project and has been in Guyana since September 25, 2013. At an earlier press conference, Rohee had said of Bradbury: “Bradbury has engaged himself in the internal political affairs of Guyana. His arrogance, deceitful and counter-productive approaches would not be entertained by any self-respecting nation. The PPP has found that Bradbury has been engaging institutions without their approval. He has also been misrepresenting reality and abusing long-established protocols.” Rohee also noted the party’s disappointment that the U.S. Embassy would associate itself with Bradbury, who has exposed himself to the “disgust” of stakeholders. Meanwhile, in a statement, the United States Embassy had said: “The decision to revoke Mr. Bradbury’s permit is contrary to our understanding of the Government of Guyana’s commitment to review together the LEAD programme and to the spirit of the discussions proposed by the Government of Guyana itself.”
GUYANA CHRONICLE THURSDAY May 22, 2014
Aries March 21 - April 19
Your lighthearted social demeanour could find a hard time fitting in with the general mood of the crowd today. You might find that you’re better off simply locating a quiet place and retreating from the group for a little while. Read a good book or magazine. Plan for the days ahead and let your mind prepare for the things you have in store.
Taurus April 20 - May 20
You should be able to put on your famous smile this morning and keep it on all day. Advertise your beautiful soul to the world. If other people are sad, it’s fine to sympathise, but don’t bear their ailments for them. Keep up a bit of a shield to protect yourself from this energy. At the same time, you want to keep a window open so other people can see you from the inside.
Gemini May 21 - June 21
Chances are that there will be an emotional bite to the day that might put something of a hostile tone on anything you encounter. The key is to not get so fixed in your ways that you turn away from new experiences. You’ll find that interaction with others is exactly what’s needed in order to keep things in balance. The masculine and feminine sides of your being are coming together quite nicely.
Cancer June 22 - July 22
Your mood should be quite good today, and you’ll be well supported by the people around you. The key is to bring intense feelings directly to the table as you experience them. You’ll find that other people share similar emotions at this time. The combination of energies between you and those close to you is simply magical. Join together with others on elaborate projects and special events.
Leo July 23 - August 22
Remember that it’s OK to have a little downtime. Don’t feel like you have to always be up and on stage. Take some time to be mellow and quiet. Today is one of those intense days in which you feel overpowered by the energy around you. Don’t resist this feeling. Sink into your emotions and experience them for the power that they can bring to your overall psyche.
Virgo August 23 - September 22
This is your day to shine. Everyone else may be squirming under the prevailing energy of the day, but you should be perfectly equipped to deal with any events that come your way. Despite the intense fluctuations in your general mood, things are on the upswing. You’ll find that matters will eventually come around your way. All the hard work you’ve put in lately is starting to pay off.
Libra September 23 - October 22
Give thanks to the people who are most precious to you. You’ll find that words cut to the core issues much more easily. Stabilise your strong emotions and use them as fuel for you endeavours. The key today is to remember those who have helped you along the way. Everyone is a sensitive and loving individual, so treat them as such. Have fun with the people all around you.
Scorpio October 23 - November 21
Connect with the stabilising force of the day. It’s important for you to keep at least one foot on the ground, as powerful and intense emotions are likely to try to take over the scene. This is a good time to do things with passion. Don’t hold back. Whatever you do today, you need to give it all or nothing. There is no room for any half-hearted attempts.
Sagittarius November 22 - December 21
Your strong opinions might come into conflict with strong emotions today. Be aware that fountains of intensity are likely to spring from you as if you were a bottomless well. Realise that you might need pay less attention to your logic today and concentrate on your heart. It could be hard to reason with people. If your heart doesn’t support what you say, you might as well not say it.
Capricorn December 22 - January 19
Consciously, realise that you’re someone unique and special. Remember this through the day and let your actions reflect this affirmation. There’s a rather distinct intensity to the day that might cause others to be on edge. Don’t be disrupted if there are people freaking out in your world. The good news is that you should be able to handle this intense blast of emotion easily. Emotions are your forte!
Aquarius January 20 - February 18
The intensity of the day could work for you in one of two ways. You can either be depressed and weighed down by the intense emotionalism that’s likely to well up, or you can take this incredible intensity and put it to good use. The choice is yours. Realise that any action you take is going to be highly charged with feelings. Likewise, others will be extra sensitive about any move you make.
Pisces February 19 - March 20
Combine today’s grounding force with a bit of emotional intensity from your heart to create a powerful combination of spirit that will surely make an impact on whatever you contact. The key is to not take yourself too seriously. If you do, there might be incidents that jump up to give you a thump on the head, reminding you that you’re just as human as the rest of us.
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exists for Pharmacist. Apply with written application at Survival Shopping Complex, 173 Sheriff St, Campbellville. 277-5286-9. Desk staff, age 20 - 40 years, shift 12 midnight to 08:00hrs. Security guard, age 20-50 years, Apply to Tropical View Hotel, 33 Delph St., Campbellville. Tel. 227-2216. General Store, 116 Regent Road Bourda. Tel. 223-5659 Experienced Sales Clerks in hardware, electrical and plumbing. Porters. Clerk must have experience in Japanese parts. one handyman. Contact Ray's Motor Spares and Auto Sales. 231-7839. Clerk: Three subjects CXC, Store Assistance/Porter between ages 20 and 30. Applications must be addressed to: KENNAV HDL LIMITED, 309 East and Quamina Sts, S/C/Burg, Georgetown, Guyana.
land Linden Highway 152 acres, road to river $36M. 6092302, 609-6516, 645-2580. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org gated compound: 7 house lots together. cultivated citrus, house, fish pond, storage, 2 acres cultivated, 2 - 1 ACRE cultivated Parika. Contact 226-7968. plot of land $4M, Non Pareil, ECD, single plot Granville Park, ECD. Tel. 2207259, 623-8195. $5.8M, Sea Front $12.5M, Diamond $7M, $4.5M, Eccles $6.5M, Enterprise $2.8M. Troy 626-2243. compound: House lot 55 x 100, ideal location, just behind the Princess Hotel,. Only $13M neg. Tel. 645-9266, 2257722.
REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Dazzell Housing Scheme plot of land $1.5M, Providence plot of land $2.8M. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 6517078. ACRES prime high land in Cane Grove/Mahaica, has good road, water, light, farm house, bearing fruit trees, $22M. Call 227-3285, 6176502. GARDENS/ REPUBLIC PARK E.B.D (Gated community) - Size 5000 sq ft. Price $13.5 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. STREET- double lot prime business spot (Size 12,500 sq ft) Price USD$ 1.3 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 665 -7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. GARDENS/ REPUBLIC PARK E.B.D (Gated community) - (Size 10,000 sq ft) Price $23 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. GARDENS E.C.D - Triple lot. Price $58 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. ST NEWTOWN Land with concrete fence. Size 31 X 135. Price 21million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. NEW SCHEME E.B.D - Price $7 million. Contact Royal Real Estate on 2257276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. COMPOUND. House lots, Versailles Roraima (back of Aracari) and Republic Gardens. 44 ACRES E.B. Demerara. E.C.D - Land with foundation for 2 storey house. Land size 52 X 84. Price $ 6.5 million. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. ST NEWTOWN - Double lot. Size 31 X 135. Price $18 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate on 2257276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. ST NEWTOWN CORNER LOT -Size 70 X 70. Price $24 million. Contact Royal Real Estate on 2257276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. ROAD, Bourda CORNER LOT. Price $44 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. STEET, LODGE - 3 lots together with a 2 bedroom wooden cottage and walkway. Price 18 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 2257276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 6436353. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Houston lot for $12M, Enmore ECD 200 x 200 $30M on public road, Crane Public Road $35M, Parika side of stelling $12M. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 651-7078.
GUYANA CHRONICLE, THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014 24 LAND FOR SALE land in Duncan St. f o r 4-storey of f ice complex, bond , s c h o o l , apartment $40M. Phone 627-0288, Mr. Ramsayoe 618-0000, Mr Alysious Pereira 623-2591, Mr. Darindra 615-0069.\ CLOSE to Brickdam, $75M suitable for 5-storey complex, hotel Mr Ramsohoye 618-0000, Mr Per e i r a 2 2 6 1 0 6 4 , M r. D a r i n d r a 6 1 5 0069, 225-26 2 6 , 2 2 7 - 6 8 6 3 , 2 2 5 -5198\ REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Bagotstown Public Road near Demerara Harbour Bridge, back lot 38x90 with 6foot walkway, great deal $8M. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 6517078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Princes Street double back lot with 4 ft walkway. Price $7M, Bagotstown EBD Public Road back lot with 4ft walkway $10M, Providence EBD one house lot, price $3M. Tel. 2253737, 225-4398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: De Abreu Street corner lot, Price $30M, Bel Air Village residential area land. Price $25M, 2 acres land facing Demerara River width is 800, length is 1000 feet. Nice for wharf, factory or other large scale business. Needs access to land and sea transportation. Price US$2.5M neg. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 651-7078. $15M, Grove $6M, La Parfaite Harmonie $2M, Garnett Street $35M, Good Hope $8M, Diamond $15M, . Tel. 2255908, 626-5807, 688-7485. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Vreed-en-Hoop Public Road double lot $35M, Diamond EBD land for $11M, $8M, Annandale ECD Marshall Street land $5M, Oil Mill Road Cove and John ECD $5M. Tel. 2253737, 225-4398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Linden Highway 30 acres land $15M, Annandale ECD double lot in front market $15M, Buddy's Scheme double lot $22M, Eccles 'AA' Victoria Street land $19M Goed Fortuin WBD Public Road land 300x 55. Price $28M. Tel. 225-3737, 2254398, 651-7078. prime house lots next to the Guyana National Stadium $130M, from the East Bank Public Road. We have given to you the best Design community in the Caribbean with durable infrastructure. Come see for yourself. For enquire contact Tel. 615-8810, 668-3100. OF CANAAN, EBD: Transported lots 120' x 120', 4 lots of ½ acre and 4 parcels of one acre. All utilities. Tel. 266-0014, 669-8139. 8 000 SQ. FT of land in Vlissengen Road close to Sandy Babb Street - $79M for 4-storey complex drive through. Phone Mr Boodram 692-3831, 615-0069, 225-2626, 225-5198, 618-000, 626-4180. only remaining triple lot in God Bless Agricola A is #1 for parking truck, bond. Security is the best in the world $19M. Phone Lord Budram 692-3831, Pereira 669-3350, 623-2591, Alexander 661-1952, Hercules 661-1952, 226-1064, 225-5198, 227-6949, 225-2626,2 31-2064, 693-9131, Cameron 225-5184, 7 days a week 24 hours. land is going to solve your business need, in Smyth close to Brickdam 120 x 60 the only land available for $55M neg All lands that would give you the same r e t u r n o n y o u r i n vestment $95M, talking of 5-storey co m p l e x . P h o n e Lady Racel J o n e s 688-3431 , Master Darindra 615-0069, 618-0000 , 6 2 3 -2 5 9 1 , 2 2 5 - 2 6 2 6 , 2 2 53068, 2 2 6 - 1 0 6 4, E m ail : email@example.com
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REAL ESTATE A G E N C Y: Q u e e n s t o w n l a n d in residential area. Price $38M, Land in Dowding Street 25'x120'. Price $15M Te l . 2 2 5 - 3 7 3 7 , 2 2 5 - 4 3 9 8 , 651-7078.
x 60 land in Bel Air Village for hotel, bond, 5s t o r e y, s t u d e n t s ' d o r m $42M. Phone Vice President Patrick Pereira 669-3350, Vice President Ramsohoye 618-0000, 623-2591, 227-6863, 225-2626, 6677812.
f u r n i s h e d apartments in Bel Air, secured gate, cable, internet. 6823733.
self-contained apartment, fridge and bed included. Light and water included in rent at Bagotstown, EBD. Tel. 6275079.
GARDENS - Fully furnished Executive 3 bedroom house. Price USD $1800. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353.
GARDENS- Upscale 3 bedrooms on corner lot. Grilled, A/ C, Guard hut, Gargage etc. JEWANRAM: 227-1988/ 623-6431.
STREET SECTION K C/VILLE- unfurnished 3 bedroom house can be rented as office. Price $1600 USD neg. Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 665 7400, 6857887, 643-6353.
with 20ft driveway Dennis Street $17M, S e c . ' M ' 90 x 50 plus reserve $1 7M, Kitty 8 000 sq. ft $19M, one house in McDoom close to main road $9M. Pho n e M r D a r i n d r a 6 1 5 0069, 618-0000 Vice P r e s i d e nt Alysious Pereira 6 2 3 - 2 5 9 1 , 2 2 7-6863, 2261064, 225-2626. businesses mu s t t h i n k o u t o f t h e b o x. They must adopt a n e w s t r a t e g y. T h e C h i n ese are moving in so me locations that land for bond/factory is cheap, 20 000 sq ft land close t o t h e C h i n e s e e m b a s s y f o r b o n d . $ 58 M , 8 000 s q . f t o n the main road close t o t h e C h i n e s e E m b a s s y $ 54M for 4storey fast food/super m a r k e t 2 0 0 - c a r p a r k ing. 1½ acres o f l a n d i n Turkeyen for hostel, school, university, bond, Buy now, be d e c i s i v e. Present, you h a v e a b o s s , n o w d e cide. Phone Mr. D a n h a n d r i 615-0065, M r. Patrick Pereira 6693 3 5 0 , M r. A l y s i o us P e r e i r a 623 -2591, 225-2709, 2252 6 2 6 , 2 2 5 - 3 0 6 8, 2 2 6 - 1064, 227-6863, 225-5198 Seven days of h o t m ail: tonyreidsrealty.com.. , opposite the Cultural Centre in great Industrial Hadfield Street more than $80M. Phone Mr Boodram 692-3831, Mrs Bibi Khan 67603403, Lady Abundance 6611992 Lord Darindra 615-0069, Mr Alex A. Pereira - 669-0943, 6180000, 623-2591, 225-2626, 2261064. North Road & Ornoque Street, $40m neg, South Road & Ornoque Street, $50m neg, Friendship river side (114x166), $6.8 M, Diamond/ Grove New Scheme 2nd Bridge, $8M, Grove 1st Bridge, $6M, Essequibo Supernaam 25 acres, $17 M, Linden Highway 20 acres farming land, $45 M, Robb and King Street, (US) $1.7 M, Republic Gardens (50x100),$16 M, Sherriff Street double lot(US),$1.5 Bagotstown (Road to River),$35 M,Soesdyke (50x400), $40 M, La Parfaite Harmonie, $3-5 M, Sham Rock Garden main road ECD, $50 M, Diamond Land with foundation and column, $4.5 M,Republic Garden7 lot together, $100M neg, Essequibo Supernaam land, $25M, North Road and King Street,(US)$1.6M, Diamond Main Road Opposite Bank, commercial, land,(US)$1.4 M, 5 & 10 acres yaracabra, $4&6 m, land in 5th street Alberttown 48x 125, $45 M wish to advertise all land was made by the creator for different purposes. Go as high as you can to enjoy economy of height. Earl's Court LBI do u b l e l ot 120 x 90 $17M, Happy Acres parallel to th e Main Road 100 x 50 $16M, for business or 4-storey apartment land for bonds on the East Coast $28M, Kitty 8 000 sq. ft $20M, Da Silva St 70 x 35 $14M, 9 000 sq. ft on Main Road 500 yards south of Chinese Emb a s s y, T u r k e y e n 1 . 4 a c r e s $38M, Campbellville 80 x 60 w i t h l o t s o f reserve $ 1 6 M , Republ i c Park $16M, Continental Park double l ot $35M, Croal Street 75 x 50 - $32M, 3 lot s a t ' A A ' E c c l e s with massive unfinished struct u r e $98M, plus reserve. Friendship $3.5M, Pearl 5 acres for gated community $45M neg. Phone , 225-3068, 226-1064, 227-6863, 227-6964, 225-2626.
lot in Dennis St, with driveway 20 feet $17M, Sec. 'M', 80 x 60, plus reserve for bond $19M, Da S i l v a S t 80 x 5 0 $ 1 3 M , Kitty Railway Embankm e n t 8 0 0 0 s q . f t $ 20M, land has 20 ft driveways. Vice President Drandia 615-0069, Vice President Alysious Pereira - 623-2591, Vice Pr e s i d e nt Ramsayae 6180000, Vice President 225-26 2 6 , 226-1064, 667-7812. to let
in Bourda Market. 615-8750, 602-8700. Gardens US$2000. Keyhomes 223-1765, 641-2664. furnished h o u s e U S $ 1 0 0 0 . 6 11 - 0 3 1 5 , 690-8625. -bedroom apartment next to UG. Tel. 680-7622. furnished apartment, air conditioned, one bedroom. Tel. 623-2923. -bedroom bottom flat in Timehri. Single person preferred. Tel. 642-9947. place, bottom flat, 207 Barr St, Kitty, Georgetown. Tel. 623-4700. two-bedroom apartment, 27 Third St. Liliendaal, ECD. Contact Shim Tel. 222-3475 business space in Light Street. Tel. 6440530. apartments in Eccles, furnished and unfurnished. Tel. 643-1131. floor and second floor space on Duncan Street. 6218198. semi-furnished threebedroom top flat. Contact 6931887, 687-0835. top flat threebedroom house at 80 Albert & Laluni Streets, Queenstown. 2267452, 226-0178. -bedroom self-contained apartment at Mon Repos, ECD. 629-1561, 679-4615. furnished bar to rent at Montrose, EC. Contact Number 609-9946. 3-bedroom, fully g r i l l e d b o t t o m f l a t $60 0 0 0 , 85 Duke Street, Kingston 683-4732, 227-2699, No parking. top flat threebedroom house, 80 Albert & Laluni Streets, Queenstown. Tel. 2267452, 226-0178. Nagar: Lower flat for bond or office, 50ft x 30ft US$500. Naresh Persaud - 2259882, 681-2499. 3-bedroom semi-furnished apartment located at 29 2nd Street, Liliendaal ECD. Serious enquiries. Tel. 656-7864. semi-furnished threebedroom top flat. Contact 6931887, 687-0835 living in five areas, furnished apartments in Georgetown U S 8 8 0 m o n t h l y. C a l l 5 9 2 663-1728. Street: Business restaurant and bar (bottom flat) salon or office (top flat), opposite Sankar Auto Colour on 245 Sheriff St, Campbellville. bond $500,000. Large Storage space Regent St. $500 0 0 0 , m o n t h l y. 6 2 6 - 1 1 5 0 , 231-9181.
Gardens: 3-bedroom upper flat - 613-9033. and apartment for rental and sale. All price ranges, all areas. Call Neil 610-8282, 6719614. -bedroom apartment in Charity Housing Scheme. Contact 771-4180, 687-5814. d a i l y, s t u d i o apartment in East Street, business space and furnished 2-bedroom in A l b e r t t o w n . Te l . 6 2 1 - 5 2 8 2 . -EN-HOOP, 7-8 Plantain Walk: Unfurnished 2 - twobedroom apartments with parking. Tel. 264-2639, 264-2743. concrete bond 87'x32' Public Road Mc Doom next to Police out post suitable for storage, factory etc. 233-0570. Street: Furnished or unfurnished top flat 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, ideal for office or residential use.. Large parking area. US$850. Call 600-4343. furnished studio apartment near UG and Texilla, telephone, internet, water, electricity inclusive. $75 000. Phone 600-4343. house with toilet and bath, in Diamond Housing Scheme with secure parking $50 000 monthly. Contact 6391848. 2-bedroom apartments, fully furnished and selfcontained for long- and short-term rental. Contact Tropical View Hotel. 227-2216. bottom flat, 3-bedroom apartment. BB Eccles. Tel. 233-2248. spacious 3 bedroom, more apartments. 2227986, 638-7232. top flat 3-bedroom apartment. Contact Geeta 6612082, 227-8651, 158 Da Silva Street. top and bottom flat at 47 Gordon Street, Kitty, $75 000 monthly. Contact 621-7989, 2275025. furnished apartment, AC, hot and cold, internet, US$25 daily. 231-6061, 6211524. 5-bedroom house Happy Acres. Call 231-7839 between 08:00hrs and 16:00hrs. 7-8 Plantain Walk: Unfurnished, newly built 2-bedroom apartments with parking. Tel. 264-2743, 2642232. - Prime business in central Georgetown, formerly Hotel. US$3000. JEWANRAM: 227-1988/ 6236431 : Unfurnished one-bedroom self-contained apartment with parking. Contact Mr Hing. Tel. 680-5000. TREET- Fully furnished property for Office purposes. 1200 sq.ft. - US$2000.. JEWANRAM: 227-1988/ 6236431. furnished, 1-bedroom apartment with AC in Kitty, for short time visitors. 686-4620, 227-2466. apartment, inside toilet and bat, 16 'C' L e R e s o u v e n i r . Te l . 2 2 0 4066. : Furnished one-bedroom selfcontained apartment with parking. Tel. 677-8176. space: Suitable for office, salon, or other. (175 sq. ft). Call 227-3064, 6287589.
FULLY furnished 2-bedroom apartments with kitchen, toilet and bath, Chateau Margot ECD. 660-0943, apartment for business purposes, 22 North Road and Camp Street, next to Cell Phone Shack. Tel. 629-1657. spot, Albert St, close to Lamaha, preferably internet, pharmacy or photocopying. 223-6977. -bedroom, self-contained apartment. Single working person preferred, Lot 32 Public Road, Kitty. Tel. 661-0999, 2270720. ground floor measuring 44' x 22' can be used for a store or storage bond, located at 61 Public Road Kitty, Georgetown. Tel. 226-1769, 629-4961, 600-0282. newly built fully furnished, upper flat 3-bedroom apartment, in Pike St., Kitty inclusive of AC, hot and cold water, etc. Suitable for long term and short term visitors. Tel. 644-8015.
close proximity to Sheriff Street - brand new 3 storey concrete building. Suitable for business, school, residence etc. Price USD $12,000. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353. - 3 storey concrete building suitable for school. Building size 10,250 sq ft. Price USD $5000. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353. STREET brand new executive offices. Size per unit 1650 sq ft. Price USD $2200 neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 6857887, 643-6353. - unfurnished 4 bedroom house can be used as office or residence. Price USD $1550 neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353.
3-bedroom concrete and tiled apartment for long-term rentals, self-contained, hot and cold, AC, etc. Price $100 000, Mon Repos ECD. Tel. 618-0626.
, GEORGETOWN - office space available suitable for consultants, accounting firm, lawyers etc. Price USD $500 neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353.
2-bedroom concrete and tiled apartment for longterm rentals self-contained, hot and cold, AC, etc, Price $80 000, Mon Repos ECD. Tel. 6180626.
AND REGENT STREETS - Commercial space on ground floor. Size 1645 sq ft. Price USD $2400 (as is). Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353.
/unfurnished 3and 4-bedroom executive houses and apartments US$700, US$1000, US$1500 and up. Ask for Mr Pereira 669-0943, 2312064.
garden apartment, quiet central location, amazing bargain at US$550, WiFi access, hot and cold water, fully/ comfortably furnished, AC bedroom. Call 225-7211, 641-4664 to view.
$90 000, Kitty $140 000, Ogle $60 000 - $150 000, AA Eccles (5-bedroom house) US$1200, Subryanviile Diana 2272256, 626-9382, furnished one- and 2-bedroom apartments, longor short-term. Utilities included. Contact 645-0787, 691-7093. Street Bourda, fully furnished two-bedroom upper flat, with A/C, hot & cold and wi-fi. Price US$35 daily neg, for monthly visitors. Phone 623-9308, 2315992. : Fully furnished one- and three-bedroom apartments, AC, hot and cold, internet, cable TV, parking, etc. Suitable for overseas visitors, short term. 227-1843, 2265137. have 2-, 3-, 4-,5- and 7bedroom, in and out of town. Prices range from $90 000 to US$3200. Also rooms for female UG students. Tel. 216-3120 office, 233-0591, 667-6644. bottom flat apartment, fully grilled, master bedroom, AC, Enachu Street, Section 'K' Campbellville. Contact 227-4992 between 08:00hrs and 17:00hrs. - and two-bedroom fully furnished, AC, WiFi, apartment conveniently located at 6 Seaforth St, Campbellville. Long- or short-term. US$35/60 daily. 6 2 1 - 3 0 9 4 , 6 5 0 - 5 3 5 4 . Street: One & two-bedroom furnished apartments, hot & cold, AC, Internet, US$20 daily. Rates neg. for monthly visitors. Te l : 227- 5852/638-4404. : 2-, 3- & 4bedroom unfurnished and furnished apartments $85 000 to $150 000 monthly BUSINESS: Kitty, Alberttown Georgetown.
STREET, BOURDA - 3 storey concrete building. Suitable for store, restaurant and bar, etc. Price USD $8,500 neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. NAGAR - furnished executive flats with modern amenities. Price USD $1350 and unfurnished USD $1100 . Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. GARDEN - brand new executive 5 bedroom concrete house with swimming pool. Price USD $5000. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. . E.B.D - 3 storey concrete building suitable for school. Price USD $6000 neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353. NAGAR - unfurnished 3 bedroom top flat can be used as office or residence. Price USD $1250 neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. - fully furnished 2 bedroom executive flat with modern amenities. Price USD $1450 neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. furnished bottom apartment (1 master room), parking, etc US$1000, 3-bedroom furnished house (1 master room) grilled, parking, etc US$1500 residential others. Apartment/houses furnished and unfurnished from US$1000 up. Call 664-5105. house Alberttown US$700, Bel Air US$1250, Ogle US$1500, Campbellville US$1000, Lamaha Springs US$950, Republic Park US$750, Prashad Nagar semi-furnished US$1100, Kitty $70 000. Troy, 626-2243.
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GUYANA CHRONICLE Thursday May 22, 2014 25 TO LET HOPE, PUBLIC ROADNew Commerical property with annex canteen. Suitable for Auto Sales, Mini Mall, Ice cream parlour, etc.- US$ 12000 neg as a whole or in parts. JEWANRAM: 227-1988/ 623-6431 Diplomatic property in excellent neighbourhood. Well furnished including Guard Hut, Walk in closet, Indoor and outdoor Bar, Solar and Windmill and many more. Suitable for embassies, international organisations,etc US$3500.JEWANRAM: 2271988/ 623-6431/ 657-8887. Ruimveldt $50 000, $80 000, $100 000, $60 000. Fully furnished Meadow Brook US$1800, Subryanville 4-bedroom US$1700, bond space US$900, Kitty US$800, Charlotte business space US$800, Good Hope 2-bedroom $35 000. Call Neil 610-8282, 671-9614. three-bedroom concrete building, fully furnished with modern amenities in residential area. Subryanville US$2500 neg. Four-bedroom top flat fully furnished $110 000, unfurnished $80 000, South Ruimveldt four-bedroom top flat unfurnished $75 000, two-bedroom unfurnished residential area $50 000, one-bedroom apartment in residential area $25 000. Wills/Vasco Reality - 2272612, 627-8314, 610-8314. Plaza Bridge New Mall, Business spots available, (US)150 - 1000, Albertown 6 Office spaces, $80,000, Commercial Building for rent, $(US)2500 and above, Executives Homes for rent, $(US)1500 and above, Apartment Bld. & office space Bent Street, $500,000, 2 bedroom furnish flat duke street kingston, $US 750, 3 bedroom in sybranville fully furnish, $US 650, fully furnish 1 bedroom in alexander village, $US 500
PROPERTY FOR SALE PROPERTY FOR SALE ST $55M, 60x120. .Tel. 611-0315, 690-8625. flats in Providence (near Stadium), Price neg. Tel. 658-0605, 233-5478. K o k e r. P r i c e $19M neg. Call 220-2363, 653-6479. house and land, 2storey building, 3 apartments Cornelia Ida. 610-0514. Gardens $65M. Keyhomes 223-1765, 6412664 . home $30M neg. 611-0315, 690-8625. Ruimveldt Park: 2storey, 4-bedroom, 2 bathrooms, parking, overhead tank. Price $25M neg. 618-3635. EBD: Two-storey concrete and wooden property. Tel. 655-3817. , ECD Railway Embankment Contact 684-6835, 668-1321. Ideal for hotel or rental sale and removal: One small two-room cottage, located in Hardina Street, Wortmanville. Call 661-8091, 683-7923. house in New Haven, Bel Air Georgetown - $60M for viewing, etc E m a i l firstname.lastname@example.org in Section 'C' Enterprise, ECD. 270-4244, 6020606. business store front, and small furnished office space. 600-0036, 223-1719. storey building in A12 East La Penitence Housing Scheme in need of repairs, $22M neg. Tel. 662-6173, 648-4420.
PROPERTYFORSALE wooden concrete building. Vacant possession, 178 Waterloo Street, Georgetown $50M. 627-3994. in 319 East Street between Middle and New Market. Tel. 225-5684. at Chateau Margot, ECD $32M neg. Tel. 661-9431. house in Atlantic Gardens. Contact 617-8255, 616-6259. Only serious enquiries. at 3rd Street, Herstelling, EBD. Price $15M neg. Tel. 265-3694. flat house in gated community, EBD. Move in, ready. Tel. 670-8958 : Newly built 2storey concrete building, containing 5 bedrooms, on land 55x90. $30M neg. Contact 6811290, 641-8445, 220-7295. house for sale at Timehri, corner lot with ongoing business $4.5M. Owner leaving. Call 685-8691, 6934315. , CHURCH ST. Charlotte St, Republic Gardens. TEL. 226-8148, 625-1624. and apartments for rental and sale. All price ranges. All areas. All areas. Call 610-8282, 671-9614. St $35M, South Ruimvdldt $20M, Bel Air Park $35M, East Ruimvdldt $20M, Lance Gibb St, $75M. Call 626-7159, 610-0065. 2-storey property s i t u a t e d a t A n i r a St r e e t , Queenstown. Call 225-4359, 623-3443. No agents. flat property in Mon Repos opposite Market. Business in front, residence at the back. Tel. 226-7894 property, Lot 1 D\Urban and Smyth. House and land 119 Pike Street, Kitty. Phone 231-1966. and land, length 560 ft, one-storey 3-bedroom wooden house at Triumph Agriculture Road, ECD, $13.5M. Tel. 663-1397. stall in Bourda Green Market. Can be used to sell groceries, food, vegetables, fruits, etc. $800 000.Call 227-3285, 617-6502. newly built concrete house at Success, two self-contained rooms. Fully grilled and garage for 3 vehicles, plenty of yard space for swimming pool. Price $50M. 649-0755. business property, corner lot, in Alberttown. Contact 617-8255, 616-6259. Only serious enquiries. : 5-bedroom transported property $38M neg. Diamond $20M. 265-1050, 6044512. E S TAT E : H a v e properties to rent or sell? Then call Diana 227-2256, 6269382. We have clients for your properties. concrete house, 3 bedrooms, 1 self-contained with AC, laundry room, located at Mon Repos, ECD. $34M neg. Tel. 6422116. and land in Enterprise, 1 house and land in Kuru Kururu, land in Liliendaal. 639-6013. Dave. brand new concrete building, 50 x 40, 3 apartments located at 19th Street Diamond EBD. Price $32M neg. Contact 677-4866. Street, Norton Street, Kitty Public Road, Sheriff Street, Republic Gardens, Republic Park, Diamond, Eccles, Hadfield Street. Trival Realty 665-7946.
PROPERTYFORSALE 2-storey concrete building (30x40) land (50 x 80) 'A' Field Sophia. Price $7.6M neg. Contact Sanjay 662-3842. , New Garden St; Newly constructed threestorey, executive concrete buildi n g . Va c a n t p o s s e s s i o n . Te l . 642-0-636. No.1, Public Road: 2-storey concrete and wooden, needs repair, land size approximately 40x850,' transported. $14M neg. 618-3635. $6M, Montrose $7.5M, Diamond $10.5M, $23M, Success $20M, Ogle $64M neg, Regent St $1.3M. Troy 626-2243. 2 bedroom upper flat at 95 Craig St. C/ ville, prefer teacher or working couple or small family (not more than 3). Te l 2 2 5 - 4 4 0 9 , 6 4 5 - 0 9 8 4 . $62M, Lamaha Gardens $45M, Bel Air Park $70M, brand new mansion Diamond $36M, 4th Avenue, Eccles $18M, Atlantic Ville $19M. Ask for Mr Pereira 669-0943, 2312064. Palm Gardens, D\Urban Backlands: 2-storey concrete and wooden, excellent condition, land size 110'x60,' fully residential $32M neg. Tel. 618-3635.
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OF CANAAN- 4 bedroom concrete house just off the public road. Price reduce to $14.5 million. Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 665-7400, 6857887, 643-6353.
Regent Street $26M, Nandy Park $24M, Lamaha Gardens $35M, Duncan Street (land) $32M, Kitty $32M, AA Eccles $55M, BB Eccles $35M, West Bank $21M, La Parfaite Harmonie $18M, Diana 227-2256, 6269382.
NAGAR - Investment property. 3 bedroom upper flat and 2 bedroom lower flat. Price $ 56.5 million for quick sale . Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353 STREET, NORTH CUMMINGSBURG - land with a wooden and concrete building. Land size 38 X 242. Price $72 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. OLD ROAD E.B.D - 2 family wooden and concrete house repairs needed. Price $16 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 6857887, 643-6353. GARDEN - brand new executive 5 bedroom concrete house with swimming pool. Price $160 million. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. GARDENS E.C.D -5 bedroom wooden and concrete house on double lot. Land size 105 X 95. Price $50 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 6857887, 643-6353.
four-bedroom wooden and concrete house, in prime residential area, double lot. Shamrock Gardens, Ogle. Contact 264-3146, 658-7489.
- Investment property on corner. Suitable for business, apartment complex, hotel or dream house etc. Land size 6500 Sq Ft.Price $85 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353.
located on East Bank with large land space to build another home $15.5M neg. Owner migrating. Contact Ruth 684-1023.
STEET, LODGE - 2 bedroom wooden cottage. Price $7.8 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353.
Garden: 7-bedroom concrete land 160x40 $13M, Vryheid's Lust flat concrete $9M, North $10M, Diamond flat house $12M neg. Call 655-8361, 699-6811.
STREET, ALBERTOWN - 3 storey concrete investment property. Suitable for school, embassy, office complex etc. Price $150 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353.
business and residential property land 200' x 50' house 24' x 36', bond 160' Public Mc Doom. Ideal location or Super market, Fishing industries, etc. 233-0570. DISCOUNT: 20% on all executive properties $60M, 30% discount on $24M, and below, 15% discount on land $18M. Phone 667-7812, 225 - 6 8 5 8 , 225-2626 Terrence Reid. in Light St, commercial and residential $150M. Land with foundation $6.8M, One domectic/commercial semi- four storey - Albertown $150M, Other various places. Tel. 216-3120(office), 667-6644. E.C.D 2 family concrete house upper flat 3 bedroom lower flat 2 bedroom. Price $56 million. Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 665-7400, 6857887, 643-6353. E.B.D - brand new Executive concrete house, upper flat 4 bedroom and lower flat 2 apartments Price $53 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate on 2257276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 6436353. BACKLANDS - 3 bedroom flat house on corner lot, repairs needed Price $14 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353. ROAD KITTY: two family concrete property suitable for business. Price $45 million. Contact Royal Real Estate on 2257276, 6657400, 685-7887, 6436353. REPOS E.C.D- Modern 4 bedroom concrete property inclusive of 1 master room. Price $34 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353.
close proximity to Sheriff Street - brand new 3 storey concrete building. Suitable for business, school, residence etc. Price USD $1.3 million Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 6857887, 643-6353. BABB STREET KITTY - 2 storey wooden and concrete Income Property. Price $60 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. - 3 storey Investment Property. Currently renting as apartments and offices. Price $100,000,000 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 6657400, 685-7887, 643-6353. ROAD - brand new 3 storey concrete building with roof garden. Currently renting as hotel and bar. Price $110,000,000 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 6857887, 643-6353. ST, KITTY - Investment property on corner. Suitable for any business. Price $55 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate on 225-7276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 643-6353. constructed 2-storey concrete house in Prashad Nagar, three bedrooms including air conditioned master bedroom, electronic alarm and gate systems, 2car garage, tiled outdoor patio area, lawn and large concreted yard space - $55M neg. Call 2190774, 603-4283. HOPE E.B.D (Gated Community) - Executive modern four bedroom concrete houses with swimming pool. On single lot $30 million, with double lot $36 million. Contact Royal Real Estate 225-7276, 665-7400, 6857887, 643-6353.
E.B.D - 2 family wooden and concrete house upper flat 4 bedroom, lower flat 2 bedroom apartment repairs needed. Price $15.5 million neg. Contact Royal Real Estate 2257276, 665-7400, 685-7887, 6436353. Hope EBD: One 3-bedroom house situated on the eastern side of East Bank Demerara Public Road, with house on Lot 14 and Lot 13 vacant, suitable for business. Call 648-4274, 2259473 on Saturday and Sunday. HOUSES require repairs in Brickdam, land size 120x38 $44M was $60M. Phone Alysious Periera 623-2591, Lady Khan 225-2626, Lord Boodram, 6923831, 225-2709, Lady Abundance 661-1952, 225-3068, 6690943 Mr. Pereira. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Earl's Court, ECD, large concrete building on spacious land. Sandy Babb Street twostorey concrete, nice for business, residence. Duncan Street property $32M. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY Canal No. 2 Polder, newly built two-storey concrete building on 8 acres, partly cultivated land. Price $24M, wooden building on three acres land $10M. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 651-7078. $40M, Republic Park $40M, Georgetown $50M, Buxton $1M, Gas station and b u i l d i n g serious enquiries. Wakenaam complete farm, serious enquiries. Queenstown $80M, Charlotte St $160M, La Grange $50M. Call 645-5938. REAL ESTATE A G E N C Y: La Parfaite Harmonie, WBD, flat threebedroom concrete building 45' x 2 6 ' . P r i c e $ 7 M . Te l . 2 2 5 3737, 225-4398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Bourda, Charlotte Street back building with 6-foot walkway, flat newly constructed concrete building. Price $13M. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 6517078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Two concrete buildings at Craig, EBD $16M, Herstelling EBD two-storey three-bedroom concrete building $14M, Enterprise ECD $10M, Non Pareil, ECD $13M, Light Street Georgetown back building with 5ft walkway. Price $25M. Tel. 2253737, 225-4398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Saffon Street, La Penitence Public Road, commercial properties on land 50x200. Price neg. Providence EBD just off Public Road two concrete buildings on land. Price $40M. Tel. 2253737, 225-4398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Alberttown two buildings on land 45'x120'. Price $45M, Cummings Street twostorey concrete and wooden building. Price $40M. Tel. 2253737, 225-4398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Diamond flat 3-bedroom concrete building $11M. Front transport can pass immediately, good offer. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 651-7078. double lot, one executive 4-bedroom property at Atlantic Gardens. Can be converted into apartment complex or stateof-the-art executive residence. Mr Boodram 692-3831, 225-5198, Lady Hercules 225-2626, Patrick Pereira 669-3350, Mrs Khan Lord Ramsohoye 231-2064, 2253068, 226-1064,
PROPERTY FOR SALE REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Campbellville twostorey concrete building near Sheriff Street $50M, Subryanville two-storey concrete and wooden building overlooking Atlantic Ocean. Price $110M. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Two concrete buildings at Craig, EBD $16M, Herstelling EBD two-storey threebedroom concrete building $14M, Enterprise ECD $10M, Non Pareil ECD $13M, Light Street Georgetown back building with 5 ft walkway. Price $25M. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Sandy Babb Street three lots together with two buildings on east lot, one building on west lot and one concrete bond on middle lot. Can be sold together or separately. All together is priced at $175M. Tel. 2253737, 225-4398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Little Diamond EBD two-storey concrete building $14M, Dazzell Housing Scheme two-storey concrete building on two lots. Price $14M. Non Pareil ECD two-storey building. Price $14M. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Ruimveldt large 6-bedroom concrete building $25M. Dazzell Housing Scheme ECD two-storey concrete building $14M. Paradise ECD twostorey concrete building $14M. Eccles $25M, Diamond $14M, Houston EBD $22M, $28M, Craig EBD $16M. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Commercial building Charlotte Street 4-storey concrete building, North Road 4-storey concrete building, King Street old building, Robb Street old building. All prices neg. Tel. 225-3737, 2254398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Commercial building Charlotte Street 4-storey concrete building North Road 4-storey concrete building, King Street old building, Robb Street old building. All prices neg. Tel. 225-3737, 2254398, 651-7078. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Houston EBD by overhead tank, two buildings on land $30M, Mon Repos large two concrete buildings $35M, Grove New Scheme Station Street twostorey concrete building $26M. Tel. 225-3737, 225-4398, 6517078. Road, Kitty, twostorey concrete/wooden $39M, two-storey business property in D'Urban Street $35M, Water Street lumber yard $80M, Thomas Street, Cummingsburg three-storey wooden/concrete $85M, Call Pete's Real Estate 223-6218, 226-9951, 227-2457, 623-7805. t o s e l l , b u y, r e n t ? C a l l 6 0 9 - 2 3 0 2 , 6 0 9 - 6 5 1 6 , 6 4 5 - 2 5 8 0 Email: email@example.com Regent Street US$900 000, Blygezight $58M, Lamaha St r e e t , A l b e r t t o w n $ 5 5 M , Georgetown property with going business $36M, Land of Canaan property with going business on lot 144' x 111' $ 9 0 M , B o u g ainvillea Park $17M, Nandy Park $38M, BB Eccles $33M, $30M. three-bedroom property in Republic Park $65M, Nandy Park solid six-bedroom house $65M, three-bedroom ranch house in Republic Gardens $45M, gated community Republic Gardens, three bedrooms all self-contained $30M, Bel Air properties twostorey $60M, Call Pete's Real Estate - 226-9951, 223-6218, 227-2487, 226-5546, 623-7805.
GUYANA CHRONICLE,THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014 26 PROPERTYFORSALE REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Sandy Babb Street Kitty, twostorey concrete building with good land space. Price $70M. Vreed-en-Hoop concrete building on land on public road 40 x 200,. Price $35M. Tel. 2253737, 225-4398, 651-7078. Point, Golden Grove, three-bedroom ranch-style, no work needed $28M, two-storey concrete building in Stevedore Housing Scheme $28M, brand new building in Stevedore Postal Housing Scheme $40M. Call Pete's Real Estate - 227-2487, 226-5546, 2236218, 226-9951, 623-7805. Lot 185 Charlotte & King Streets, Maraj Builidng Tel. 227-0265, 227-1881, 6278057 D\Urban Street business spot, Republic Park, Thomas Street, Diamond, Eccles Public Road $55M, Carmichael Street, Kitty $45M, East Ruimveldt, Sheriff Street, Robb Street LAND: Charlotte street, Friendship land size 115 x 450, wharf side $65M, Non Pareil, South Road $55M, Alberttown. business properties: Bel Air, great location for business 113ft x 40ft $72M neg, Thomas St, South Cummingsburg for big investment 240 x 38 - $70M neg, Shell Road 3 onebedroom , one 2-bedroom and shop in lower flat, 5 rooms upper flat $39M neg. Naresh Persaud 225-9882, 6812499, 660-0023. REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Eccles EBD Old Road two-storey concrete building $35M, Oronoque Street just off Regent Street two-storey wooden concrete building $45M. Tel. 225-3737, 2254398, 651-7078 for sale by bids. You can come in to Pete's Real Estate at Lot 2 George Street, Werken-Rust. Lot 110 Block 11, Elizabeth Hall, Enterprise, ECD, Lot 43 Sans Souci, Wakenaam, Essequibo, Lot 77 Lowlands Unity ECD, Lot 214 La Parfaite Harmonie, WBD, Lot 65 3½ Mile Housing Scheme, Bartica, Lot 76 3½ Mile Housing Scheme, Bartica, Lot 101 Blankenburg WCD, Lot 602 Cane View, South Ruimveldt, Lot 163 Patentia, WBD. Tel. 223-6218, 226-9951, 227-2487, 623-7805. two-storey property in Guyhoc - $16M, requires repairs. Republic Park $17M requires repairs. One house lot for business and residence in Da Silva Street, close to Duncan Street, 70 x 33 $14.9M. Phone Patricia Pereira 226-1064, Mr Budram 692-3831, Mr Alysious Pereira 623-2591, Mr Darindra 615-0069, 227-2949, 225-2626, 225-3068, 231-2064, 225-5198, 227-6863. 609-8233 After Easter bargains: 14 Ocean Front apartments - very lovely modern amenities, influential neighbourhood, US$2M neg Houston Garden mansion with pool US$1.7M neg, Providence 2 houses $36M, neg, South 5bedroom $22M, Tucville 4-bedroom $26M, Enterprise 4-bedroom - $13.5M. and resident i a l p roperty in Bent Street, upper rental of the business could be $120 000. Vacant possession reduced from $20M to $17.5M. Phone Mr Patrick Pereira 226-1064, Lady Hercules 661-1952, Mr. Alysious Pereira 623-2591, Lady Jones 227-6863, 225-2626, 2253068, 225-5198, 231-2064, 6923831, 227-6949, 225-2709. . Good Hope PUBLIC Road East Coast (land - 675 x 92) $150M, RobbSt.-4storeybuilding$175M, C himney Road, Chateau Margot $ 30M , A t l a n t i c V i l l e $ 5 3 M , Diamond 2nd Ave $40M, Robb & Ornoque Sts $46M, Alberttown 6th St $45M, Republic Park $40M, L/Gardens $65M, Atlantic Ga r d e n s $ 45M , A l e x a n d e r S t $ 50M, Robb St $60M,Barr St $65M, Earl's Court $35M , Meadow Brook Gardens $50M, Alexander st. & South Road $900,000US. Tel. 219-4399, 610-8332.
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. K I T T Y$ 17M , $ 32M & $35M, Guy s u c o G a r d e n s $ 65 M , Good Hope $10.5M, $1 6. 5 M , G a r n e t t S t $ 3 1 M , SEC K C/ville $45M, AA Eccles $6 8 M , Carmichael S t r eet $ 2 2 . 5 M , M o n t r o s e $16M, Mon Repos Block CC $ 1 0 . 5 M & $ 1 4. 5 M , Ganges St. P/Naga r $ 5 8 M , G r a n v i l l e P a r k $ 3 1 M , Fort St. Kingston $ 17M, Ogle A /Strip Road $ 55M, N e w M a r k e t S t $55M, East St $60M, Happy Acres $ 30M, North R o a d $ 70 M, Bel/A/Park $60M, P/Nagar $28M,$42M, L/ Gardens $75M, Diamond $38M, Regent St. $1.2MUS. Tel. 2194399, 610-8332
REAL ESTATE AGENCY: Annandale ECD just off Public Road two-storey concrete wooden building was welding workshop, can transform to any other business,.Price $25M, Courbane Park large concrete building on double lot tiled driveway, benab at back. Price $65M. Tel. 2253737, 225-4398, 651-7078.
bull pups vaccinated and dewormed, 3 months old. Call 650-0609, $25 000 e a c h.
/Commercial Doors: 3 coated aluminum vent doors 7ft high x 3ft wide, 2 inches thick, ideal for generator room or workshop area. 647-4997.
electric fryer, commercial quality with 2 safety draining oil tops, electric controls 110V (NEW). 20 litre total capacity, $75,000 neg. 1 Power Inverter 1750 watts Max (Sinewave) (NEW) $40,000 neg. 619-8008, 2194484.
. Lamaha Gardens & Eastern Highway $65M, $95M, K i t t y $ 4 4 M , Pike St. C/Ville $ 4 5 M , S h a m r o c k G ardens $49.5M , Alexander Village Business property, 3 storey $55M. Da Silva St (land) $21M. Charlotte St. (land) $55M, S h e r i f f & Enachu Sts. $75 M, S h e r r i f St, $50M, South Ruimveldt $16M, Diam o n d $ 9 M , $ 1 2 M , $ 19M , E c c l e s $ 30M , $ 3 4 M , A / t o w n $ 40M , A g r i c u l t u r e Road, Triu m p h $ 2 0 M , S h e r i f f S t . $ 1 5 0 M , Subryanville $58M, Ogle brand ne w $ 8 0 M , L a m a h a St, Queenstown $75M. Tel. 219-4399, 610-8332 us at Raphael's Reality, 204 Charlotte Street, Bourda. Tel. 225-8241, 227-4950, 2267829, Fax: 227-1537 For Sale: E x e c u t i v e O g l e $ 11 5 M , D i a mond $35M, $20M, Queenstown $65M $75M, Versailles $25M, Continental Park (exquisitely furnished) 70M, Plaisance (2-storey concrete) $23M, Dazzell Scheme $20M, Atlanticville 19M, John Street Campbellville $55M, Water Street, Agricola $18M, M/cony $ 6 5 M , L i g h t St A l b e r t t o w n $40M, Prospect $20M, North Ruimveldt $12M, Mon Repos $45M, Enterprise $13.5M, $25M, Lamaha Park $15M, East La Penitence $18.5M. Land for sale: 157 acres river to highway, Linden Highway $30M, Mon Repos $2.5M, Bel Air Park $60M, Diamond $4.5M, For Rent Ogle 5-bedroom furnished, swimming pool US$4000 per month, new one and two-storey apartments in Georgetown US$800, US$1200 and US$1500 monthly. All prices are negotiable. Lamaha Ga r d e n s 4 b e d r o o m o n double lot $130M, Lamaha Gardens 2 bedrooms, 2-flat concrete structure $65M, M i d d l e Street 2-storey concrete and wooden structure on land 60x98 ft - $160M, 5bedroom concrete building fully furnished $30M, D\Urban Backlands, Kiskadee Drive Meadow Brook Gardens 4 bedrooms, fully furnished and AC in entire building $65M, Charlotte St, Lacytown, house and land $55M. Thomas Street South Cummingsburg, 2-storey concrete, residence and business $60M, 8 rooms and reception area. EBD Republic Gardens land 200x100ft $48M, Republic Gardens land 50x100ft $11M, Georgetown Kingston, 4-storey concrete building office, residence (executive) - $175M, East Coast Demerara Bachelor's Adventure new 3-bedroom concrete house on ½ acre land $65M, 4-bedroom wooden cottage on land 40x112 $8.5M, Beterverwagting Bachelor\s Adventure Railway Embankment area land 100x120 ft $5.5M, West Coast Parika Highway land 45x44ft - $55M, business complex comprising six fully furnished suites in main building admin offices, water treatment plant, large generator, etc. an approx 82 000 sq. ft of land US$3M neg. Wills Vasco Realty 227-2612, 627-8314.
Diamond 4 bedroom furnished with pool, 78 M, Behind Plaza 4 apt double lot, 30 M,Lot 5 Best Road 3 bedroom flat W.C.D, 17 M, Mon Repos 3 bedroom flat, 15 M, Ogle Airport5 bedrooms, 65 M, Republic Park 2 story, 37 M, Robb and Albert, 95 M, Plaza bridge 3 bedroom house double lot, 20 M, Pike Street, house top flat 2 Self contained bedrooms, 45 M, Hot/cold shower, lower flat, 1&2 bedroom apartments, North Road before Camp Street (100x35), 160 M, Robb Street 3 story building, 160 M, Agricola 2nd Street, 7 M, Enmore E.C.D house 4 bedroom, 17 M, South Ruimveldt Park 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, 35M, 4 car parking garage, study etc. Section K 4 bedroom, parking, yard space, 50 M, and 3 bathrooms, Johnny P Supermarket Aubrey Barker & Kaikan Street, 45 M, Ogle 2 Story concrete 55x110, 4 bedrooms 3baths, 45 M, Diamond AA 2, Story concrete 3 bedrooms 2 baths, 16 M, Princess Street, 15 M, Durban Street between Hardina and Luisa, 30 M, Upper Durban Street two properties together30 M, Bel Air Park 4 bedrooms, 3 baths55 M, Providence(behind stadium)18 M, Mon Repos Martyrs Ville13M, New Amsterdam10M, South Sophia12 M, Meadow Brook Garden fully furnish 65 M, Pike and rail way, 38 M, Aubrey barker street main road 4 bedrooms, 38 M , Norton street main, road, 17 M, prices street 30 x 100, 6 M, Prashad hospital, 2.5 M neg
HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT 180-90, Ford 7740, 4WD tractors, 416 Caterpillar 4x4 L/ backhoe, Cummins L-10 engine with gearbox Tel 667-3611, 6711809. 666-2518. FOR SALE
2 0 " G r i s l y p l a n e r, t a p e s t r y i n l arge quantities, one complete tyre shop. 6915588, 678-4539. Sporting diving suit for sale. Contact 227-0702, 687-5350, 223-3016, 6915650. -month-old Rottweiler pups. 625-0345. German Shepherd - top class puppies, pure-bred. Call 231-6276, 697-0014. for sale (40 heads), Goats (20 heads) price negotiable preferably one buyer. Tel. 6122869. earth delivered to spot on ECD and EBD. Call 6279977, 698-0182. one and two, Nintendo 64, amplifiers, Sony stereo system, slushie machine. 2642732, 670-2732. - 8x4 SLATE pool table $450 000 neg. 601-8083, 6892658. Surveillance Systems 4, 8 and 16 channels DVR. Great price offered. Tel. 609-2815. arrived all makes of Japanese used parts. Call on 2272835. puppies, $ 1 0 , 0 0 0 e a c h 6 41-4812. new 4-cylinder Kubota engine on bed. Contact 623-1387. -bred male Rottweiler pups, vaccinated a n d d e w o r m e d . 6 2 7 - 136 0 . and Germ a n S h e p h e r d p u p s . Te l . 618-2903. Decking 16ft length,2 &1/2 x 39. 669-1113, 671-8883, $900 per ft. Ericsson Xperis Play, Android gaming phone with accessories. Price $35 000, 6774757. Ipod touch 4th GEN with accessories. Price $40 000. 6774757
stall in La Penitence Market. Tel. 690-0437.
Banga boat $1.5M. Contact 667-4183.
Perkins engine 4 - c y l i n d e r, one Caldina Wagon, PGG series. Tel. 6216251.
founts, hemoplex for chickens. 627-7835. 3 2 0 B / C e x c a v a t o r parts, radiator, oil cooler throttle cable box, etc. Call 696-7686 flat bottom boat. Call 6040038. pools table (imported) $420 000. Call 227-8576. Shepherd pups, fully vaccinated and dewormed. 669-9674. garden earth, d e l i v e r y o n s p o t . Te l . 6 4 1 6 2 4 8.
Kors handbags and wallets. Wholesale prices available. Call Mrs Reynolds 6009927. craftsman generator 3600 watts, 5300 starting watts, $120 000 neg. Contact 6391848. computers with 20" LCD $65 000, Laptops from $49 000, Iphone 3GS $35 000, BlackBerry from $8 000. Future Tech - 231-2206.
female German Shepherd pup. Tel. 220-2277, 2208904, 629-1471.
bronze frame, clear glass showcase with two shelves, L 72", W 24" H 39". Contact 6459266, 225-7722.
Jialing 125cc motorcycle, good condition. Price $150 000 neg. Tel. 648-9448.
, 10 weeks old, American Akitas. Tel. 233-2315, 2235659.
Gold and Diamond land, GPS System. 223-1719, 600-0036.
y o u r o w n w a t e r business with a turn key system supplied and installed in a short time. Call 623-7212.
and Stratton brush cutter, pressure washers, hand trucks. 627-7835. pups, 5 months old, Red Nose. Contact 612-8893, 662-1237. -bred Pitbull pups, 7 weeks, excellent structure, clinic cards available. Call 654-5061, 686-9188. 8900 Curve, camera flash, $16000. Moses, 675-3062
land dredge, one used Doosan excavator, one freezer, Toyota Rav-4. Mining land available. Tel. 692-6159, 616-3413. Caterpillar 317 excavator, in working condition, new engine. Going very cheap for quick sale. Tel. 661-3671, 602-0036. Russe panties, bath and body works Wholesale prices available for all products on sale. Call Mrs Reynolds 600-9927.
John Deere engine generators 163 KVA ($3.5M) and 63 KVA, on wheels $2.3M, all enclosed, low hours. Tel. 639-3100, 667-1116, 220-5526. Perkins engines 4- and 6-cylinder, also rebuild engines on bed with radiator. We stock Lister, Petter engines and spares. 649-0755, 624-3187. 18.2 cubic (Frigidaire) refrigerator, 54 acres transported land at Northern Hogg Island. Priced to go. Contact 227-0575, 220-9336. rebuilt Perkins, Deutz engines, Lincoln generator welder, Honda ATV bikes, model 'M' with winch, 320 BL excavator. Call 691-2921. car alarm and Pioneer stereos with USB, also reverse cameras. Marking of entire vehicles for $5 000.Tel. 679-7944. camera with DVR, AC Canon 24000 BTU. Price neg. Call 09:00hrs - 15:00hrs. 6218223, garden earth and builders waste. Our service also includes bobcat rental, excavating, clearing and levelling. Call 616-0617, 663-3285. 5000-gallon fuel tanks, fifteen 12-foot satellite dish, 10 house lots, River View Hope. Contact Tel. 266-2076, 266-2207, 601-3194. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mix QSC 1500, one Mix 2000, also base and med range box with speaker. Contact 601-7632, 253-3070. BTU AC unit comes with transformer and AC brackets, $100 000 neg. Call Mrs Reynolds. Salon station $25 000 neg and hood dryer $25 000 neg. Call Mrs Reynolds 600-9927. 6500 watt generator, Behringer 4000 watt amp, monitors (powered and non-powered), bass boxes (Scoop), amp rack, tweeter boxes, 2 Denon jugglers with mixer and original case. Tel. 623-2923. Hobart engine welder large machine welds a little over idle speed, $290 000, wood mortice machine $150 000, wood shaper $180 000. Tel. 619-6863, 601-8276. noodle equipment including mixing machine, 5 roller machines, 2 steamers, 1 dryer system and 3-ton Canter GKK series. Must go. Contact 6613878. Owner leaving country. machines, button and button hole surgers, straight-stitch, twin-needle and leather upholstery, sewing foot machine and also domestic machines. Contact 621-7989, 227-5025. on antenna for a l l J a p a n e s e C a r, f o r e i g n used - $5000 each. Rear view mirror for 212, 192 and Wagon, Honda, etc, original Japanese - $5000 each.Tel:664-3368 JOHNSON outboard engine, 60 Evinrude 80 mercury fibre-glass boat with sheet fibre glass tray cover for Toyota Hilux. Tel. 672-9272. clothing such as tops, club dresses, club shoes, sandals, jeans, short pants, short skirts, etc. Going cheap, as low as $1 000. Call Mrs Reynolds 600-9927. fog machine, 3 0006600 tractor, 77 Hp with 3dish plough, location Anna Region Essequibo Coast, $1.5M neg. Needs minor repairs. Tel. 6148400, 626-9373. air conditioner wall units and water pump metal cages with gate to place lock $10 000 each, 1 large snap-on parts washer 110v with bin at bottom to hold fluid wash $55 000. Tel:664-3368.
commercial stainless steel with wheels vacuum cleaner 110v for car wash, commercial use 110v, 60Hz shop vacuum wet and dry $60 000, 5000 new PVC fittings for pipe mains ¾ and ½inch and metric, cheap. Owner leaving 616-5340 ! SOLAR! Complete solar spot light package, all-night lighting, security motion sensor, do it yourself installation for homes, mining, farming, etc, outdoor/indoor use, durable, effective, wholesale - only 5 units and over $15 000 each. Call 6474997, 225-7722. Gardens house and land with pool, Seadoo jet ski, 1400cc and 700cc, excellent condition, Can-am ATV's, new engine, out board engine, house hold appliances, refrigerator, stoves, washers, TV, etc. Tel. 600-3171, 648-3171, 2260025. sets, music sets and speakers, grass cutter machines and trimmers, brass pipes and shower sets, building paint sprayers, heavy duty rotary and hammer drills, compressors, electric winches (trucks and ATVs), Honda water pumps (2-inch,/ 3-inch), 48 Yamaha outboard boat engine, vehicle alternators and starters for various vehicles. Tel. 2278519, 653-4287, 618-1839. Xerox photocopy machine with scanner attached, about 8 months old, hardly used, all manual and CD available also 7 brand new sets of ink in box for machine $460 000, for all 110240v, 4 printers Hp Laser Jet working condition $75 000, 10 flat s c r e e n c o m p u ter monitors 11 0 v a l l $ 1 0 0 , 0 0 0 . Tel:6758008 5050 amplifier used, QSC 1450 amplifier used, Spin 3300 amplifier new, Spin 330 amplifier used, Dennon 1500S mixer and pair Dennon 3500 CD player used, DBX 1231 equalizer used, DBX 120 x Sub harmonic used, Rane 23A crossover used. Tel. 6133846, 670-9993. Johnson outboard engine 135 Hp, power shift 11 and new fuel tank, 12v battery start with hydraulic engine tilt on boat and control cables $500 000 neg, 2 lengths of 15ft flex hose 4inch $30000 for both. Tel:6165340 shipment of tyres available 49A Sandy Babb Street, Kitty. Tel. 699-6978, new and used tyres at very low prices Goodyear, Bridgestone, Continental, Michelin. For further information call Nannan on 6996978 for quality and prices or visit us at the above location Monday to Saturday 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs. Sizes 185 - 70 R14, 185 - 65 R15, 195 - 60 R15, 175 - 65 R15, 175 - 70 R13, 235 - 70/75 R15, 195 70 R14. All sizes available for rims 13, 14 and 15
VEHICLES FOR SALE
Premio, AT 212. Tel. 226-5473. car. Excellent cond i t i o n . Te l . 6 2 2 - 8 3 0 8 . Surf, PHH series. 610-0514. Mark 11 GX 110. Price $2.7M. Tel 614-1335. Toyota Allion, PMM series. Call 682-2485. Toyota Vitz (femaledriven), series PMM. Contact 6161451, 227-6675. Honda CRV 130357 miles, in excellent condition. Tel. 627-5079.
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330 Bedford dump truck, 155 Leyland with crane. 685-3832, 332-0205.
Fielder Excellent Condition 1.6M Negotiable PNN Series call 689-7338
Raum, PNN, AC, CD, 16" chrome rims, HID, $1.45M. 650-0609.
-4, old model, auto, fully powered, mags, AC, PGG, Sheriff St. 225-6356.
Note, AC, CD, in excellent condition, PMM series, neg. Phone 629-1036.
-OUT SALE Toyota Spacio, Premio, Raum, IST, Vitz, Toyota Belta, Toyota Noah, NZE (2), Hilux Solid Def, RH Auto Sales Blankenburg WCD. 269-0794, 6884847.
stick gear, carburetor, PHH. Tel. 229-6533, 613-2798.
bus high top, extra long, diesel, auto, front and rear AC, high back seats, etc. Sheriff St. 225-6356.
Toyota Premio, $2.4M neg. 693-9246, 687-8534. CRV, PKK series, excellent condition $2M. 6457406. 192 CARINA, $825 000 neg in excellent condition. Tel. 628-1332. Corolla (silver), mags, PLL series, $1.05M neg. Tel. 670-6222, 222-3914. Rav-4, PMM series, AC, music good condition, price $2.3M neg. Contact 6696499. LEYLAND Daf truck with hyab, Caldina Wagon. Tel.. 626-5706. Mazda Axela close to new. Owner leaving country. Contact 650-2223. Ceres, leather interior, mags, music, $675 000. Tel. 698-7632. Carina Wagon, very affordable. 616-2409 Toyota Corolla AE 81. Tel. 683-8013. PMM series, dark interior, mags, AC, music, $1.635M. 616-2007. PMM 4320, in excellent condition, $1.2M. Tel. 685-6977. Corolla, PLL series, excellent condition, $1.2M neg. Call 616-7353. Vitz $1.75M, Contact Robin, Tel. 6550647. 192 Carina, PHH series, $750 000 neg. 643-0586. 82 Starlet Turbo, stick gear, DVD, AC. Tel. 682-0997. Toyota RZ, BHH series. Price $450 000. Tel. 639-3217, 689-4959. motor car, PKK series. Price $825 000. Phone 6658517, 268-3953. bush truck with winch, Mitsubishi Lancer, Suzuki Vitara. Contact 216-0284, 668-5257. Nissan Bluebird SSS $550,000 negotiable. Tel: 6004409 black Lexus, 2004 model. Price $2.5M neg. Tel. 622-8320, 699-8189. Corolla AE 110, crystal lights, mag rims, alarm, CD player, fully powered. Very good condition. Tel. 623-2923. Super Custom bus, BLL 8324, mag rims, excellent condition, $1.7M neg. Tel. 2740174, 628-9409. Yamaha motor bike, 1000cc, (R1) year model 2009 - $1.3M. Tel. 644-5096, 6971453. CARINA. Contact R&T Taxi Service, 54 Craig St, Campbellville. Tel. 227-0183, 227-2435. Raum. Contact R&T Taxi Service, 54 Craig St, Campbellville. Tel. 227-0183, 227-2435. Toyota NZE excellent condition with 17" mags, flair kit, AC, CD. Price $1 35M neg. Cell 628-1682. Toyota Cami, PNN series, alarm, automatic, mags, TV. Price $1.55M. Tel. 2270613, 645-7248 Axio, $2 495M, registered. 2004 Premio $2 495M unregistered. 2004 Spacio $2.25M unregistered. Call 648-1000.
3S, 6-speed manual, sport suspension, fully powered, AC, mags. Sheriff St. 225-6356. Toyota Bb, IST and Ractis for sale. Call 614-2331, 697-6096. Verossa (2003) in excellent condition, Toyota Premio (2008) in excellent condition. Both fully loaded. Tel. 613-0613. 100 Toyota car, auto start and alarm, $650 000 n e g . Te l . 6 4 3 - 6 2 3 9 , 2 2 3 7978, 227-6328. 3-ton open back Nissan truck, not new but in working condition. 231-6561, 2316560, 672-5281, 643-7666. Frontier extra cab, 4WD unregistered, left hand drive. Tel. 676-2061, 691-8850. gear and automatic Pitbulls and RZ buses at the best prices around - 641-8647. model Hilux Surf and RX8, very clean vehicles. Terms available - 641-8647. and Noah with body kits, unregistered and top-notch condition, with terms available 641-8647. silver Honda CRV, PMM series, year 2002. Price $2.8M neg. Tel. 641-5670, 6663348. Premio hardly used, automatic fully powered, $2.1M. Call Rocky 2251400, 621-5902. CRV $1.9M, (blue), PKK series, in good condition. Tel. 627-5079. Mazda Axela, with rims, DVD player etc in excellent condition. Call 687-0431. Civic HID, leather interior, mag rims, CD deck, LED head and tail lights. Call 6190585, 226-0931. new model Raum, Toyota Fielder Wagon, in excellent condition, PPP and PSS series. Tel. 223-9329, 6144614. RZ long base, automatic, mags, CD, diesel engine, $1.8M, hardly used. Call Rocky - 225-1400, 6215902. Raum never worked hire, PNN, excellent condition. Price $850 000, cash. Call 655-7839, 690-7344, Neekoomarie Shivtahal. CRV PHH series, $1.3M neg. New transmission. 698-1485, 609-8235. AT 212, Toyota Allion, Toyota Rum. Contact 666-6680, 617-1777. Land Cruiser Prado PMM Series. 225-0188, 225-6070, Monday to Friday 08:15hrs 16:15hrs, Saturday 08:15hrs 13:15hrs. To y o t a P i t b u l l BRR series. Immaculate c ondition. 629-3663 Toyota Corona AT 170. One Caldina Wagon ST 225 New model, 2000 cc, 4wd. Tel 225-4435, 624-7250. Raum, AT 212 Carina, Toyota Runx, mags, AC, CD deck. All in excellent condition. Tel. 646-6733, 234-1146. -charged Nissan Frontier, only one in the country, double cab pickup, good condition. Priced to sell $3.2M. Call 647-4997, 225-7722.
Premio, new shape, 2007 year model NZT 260, silver, push start, wood finish, TV, reverse camera, AC, etc unregistered. Tel. 644-0530. 5013 Carina AT 212, immaculate condition, mag rims, leather interior. Contact 663-1576. Honda Zest 2007 model, Turbo, 660cc, fully powered, PSS 1000, only one in the country. Tel. 260-4323, 664-2100.
212 CARINA new model, low mileage, one owner, clean. GX Mark 2, 100 purchased brand new, mileage 52 000 km. 613-5000, one mobile kitchen 8 x 16 for rental or sale.
At 192, AT 212, AE 110 Corolla L-Touring and Fielder Wagon, Raum, Fun Cargo, RZ minibus, IST. Tel. 644-5096, 697-1453. Caldina Wagon, one Toyota Raum, both in excellent condition. Contact 337-4544, 6261525. Lancer, PMM series, low mileage, Honda Aria (unregisterd), T V, f o g l i g h ts. Te l . 6 1 4 - 4 1 5 1 . NZE Corolla, alarm, AC, mags, etc., in hire, excellent condition, $1.15M neg. Call 6261141 Shahab. Tacoma 4x4 automatic, GRR series, 89 000 km, immaculate condition. $3.7M neg. Call 626-1141 Shahab. Super Custom bus 2 0 0 5 m o d e l , B P P. Te l . 6 2 5 7283. 2003 Premio late PPP series. Tel. 639-5484. Both in excellent condition. Allion, fully powered, AC, mags, alarm, etc., in hire, excellent condition, $1.6M neg. Call 626-1141, Shahab. Tacoma 2011 TRD, 4x4, extra cab, reverse camera, fully loaded. Tel. 669-1113, 614-0949, 671-8883. minibus (back and front), mags, AC, CD player, At 212, AC, mags, CD player, manual. Price neg. All in excellent condition. Tel. 616-0739, 691-5025. Toyota Marino in excellent condition, automatic, AC, CD, mags. Price $750 000.Tel. 6191047. RAV-4, 2008 new model, rims, etc, 2001 Toyota Sprinter AE 100. Owner leaving. Both vehicles in immaculate condition. 6287884, during day. RAV4, 2001 model, 60 000km, PKK series, excellent condition, automatic, alarm, MP3, DVD, CD deck, etc. Contact 6139239. Auto Sales, 36 years in business. For the best deal when buying or selling used vehicles. We have all models of vehicles. Call David 231-3690, 649-0329. II GX 110, cd, dvd, mags, remote start etc. In excellent condition. Owner leaving country. Tel: 643-5431 Tacoma, stick shift, king cab, AC, bull bar, tool kit, high lift. In immaculate condition. Call 626-5306, 671-7450. tow truck, aluminum sliding tray, carries 2 vehicles in immaculate condition $4.2M neg. 639-3100, 667-1116, 220-5526, 6195400. Convertible sports car in excellent condition, low mileage, Call Tel. 639-3100, 667-1116, 220-5526, 619-5400 for more information. Toyota Land Cruiser 105 series, in excellent condition, 5door, seven-seater, enclosed, solid deff (back and front), 1 Hz diesel engine. Tel. 668-3581. Premio 2003, PRR series, 53160 miles (grey) in good condition, original CD and tape deck. Price $2M. Tel. 6644904. Cedia, PKK series, 17" mags, CD deck, AC, Alarm. Price neg., fully powered. Tel. 6185509.
minibuses BMM and BNN, CRV new model, AT 192, 212, NZE, AT 170, Toyota Hilux Surf, 06 Tacoma, family van (7seater) canters, Tacoma, Nissan Cefiro wagon and cheap cars. 680-3154 A U T O S A L E : W e h a v e u n r e g i s t e r e d To y o t a S i e n t a AT 1 9 2 , 2 1 2 o l d a n d new models, Fielder Wagons, NZE, Allex, Allion, P r e m i o , B M W c a r, p i c k u p s , 4x4, Raum, IRZ minibus, Isuzu 4x4 and much more. Te l . 2 2 7 - 8 5 5 0 , 2 2 7 - 8 9 1 0 , 628-2833, 609-1740. 2005-9 dark b l u e To y o t a Vo x y, i n e x c e l lent condition, never registered, low mileage, AC, 4 W D , T V, n a v i g a t i o n s y s t e m , k e y l e s s e n t r y, a u t o m a t i c , 2 0 0 0 c c , c l e a n i n t e r i o r. P r i c e $1.85M. Call 218-5063, 6257276. - To y o t a N o a h ; To y o ta Voxy, To y o ta IST (New Shape) Suzuki Swift; Daihatsu Move (660cc) Mercedes Benz C 2 0 0 C o m pressor; Co rolla AE100 Wagon ; Toyota Hiace Minibus RZ; Pitbull Style Freezer Van; L a n d Cruiser (fully load e d ) ; M a z d a P r o c e e d 4W D Extra-cab pickup; To y o ta Hilux 4 W D Extra-cab pic k u p s - 3RZ , 5 L , 3L-S olid Differential; Mit s u b i s h i C a n ter Tr u c k s 3 , TONS O P E N T RAY, 2-TON 4WD; 4- TONS Freezer; Nissan Atlas 2 Ton Truck. P r e - O r d er your units e a r l y a n d g e t the best prices. Full after-sales servi c e a n d f i n a n c i n g a v ailable. Lot 235 South Road and Lig h t Street, Bourda, G e o r g e t o w n , Te l . 6 2 9 - 5 1 7 8 , 223-8655. We buy and sell used cars and trade-in your car for another. All prices are negotiable USED small bus $950,., Allion $2.05M, Cedia Lancer $1.1M, Honda Civic $1.1M, AT 192 $900 000, Corona 170 Wagon $800 000, BMW 318i $2.9M, AE 110 Corolla $950 000, new model AT 212 $1.375M, Raum $1.25M, Tacoma $2.2M, Corolla Wagon $1.050M, RZ bus $1.2M, Range Rover des 5L Eng Solid Deff $5M, H o n d a A c c o r d $ 900,., Vi o s $1.6M, Primo $2.7M unregistered, Tundra, GRR series square back $2.2M, , Nadia
VEHICLES FOR SALE buy, sell and tradein vehicles for cash, we also do trading-in of vehicles, 30-seater buses, as low as $ 9 0 0 0 0 0 , Sp a c i o , A l l i o n , Super Custom buses, unregistered premios and we also do pre-ordering for any vehicles 6803154. Big sale now on Toyota, Allion, Ractis, CYLPHA, Vitz, 15 and 19 seats Pitbull, Belta, IST< Cami, AT 212, Axio, 9 seats Voxy, Picnic, Allex, Spacio, Passo, Vios, Avensis, IPsum, Rush, Hilux, Sienta, Alteeza, Runx, Celica, Platz, Wish, Vigo & Land Cruiser 4-wheel drive & single cab pickups, Corolla NZE 121 and Caldina Fielder Wagons, Hilux Xtra Cab, new and old models Premio BB Raum Prado, 4-Runner Land Cruiser, Pick-up Vitz Rav-4, Audi A4, Merc e d e s Benz E200, M a zda Demio, Rx7,. Rx8, Axela, Suzuki, Escudo, Honda Fit, CAPA, Civic, new and old models CRV, Nissan Cefiro, Murano, Tida, Latio, Datsun Pick-up 2x4, Vanette Van, x-Trail, BMW 318 and 320, Mitsubishi: Mirage, Lancer, Colt, Dingo, Pajero I.O. 244 Sheriff Street. Tel. 227-2322, Fax 227-2330, 3 Bagotstown, EBD. Tel. 233-5151. Lot 185 Charlotte and King Streets, Maraj Building Te l . 2 2 7 - 0 2 6 5 , 2 2 7 - 1 8 8 1 , 629-5178. We buy and sell used c a r s a n d t r a d e - i n y o u r c a r f o r a n o t h e r. A l l prices are negotiable U S ED Honda Civic $1.1M, AT 192 $975 000, BMW 318i $2.9M., AE 110 Corolla $950,, Raum $1.25M, Tacoma $2.2M, Corolla Wagon $1.05M, RZ bus $850 000, Primo $2.7M unregistered, Tundra, GRR series, square back $2.2M, Nadia $1.7M, Allion $2.05M. CUT: Premio, Alteeza, Nissan K11 March, EP 91 Starlet, EP 82 Starlet, Honda Civic EK3, Toyota ProBox NCP51, Allion, Raum new model, Toyota Duet M100a, Passo KGC10, Avensis, Honda HRVGH3, Mazda Familia BJ5W, Corolla, Raum old model, Platz SCP11, Vista SVC32, Cube Z10, Honda Fit GD1, Mazda Demio DY5W, Carina (212) Hiace Pitbull, Fun Cargo, Allex, Toyota Spacio, Toyota Corona ST210. Door, fender, engine, bonnet, truck , rear gate, bumper, full grill, head light, tail light, windscreen, door mirror, door visor, door mail switch and many more. Contact Eddie's Auto Parts, 6 Vlissengen Road Newtown. Tel. 227-2835. wanted
car drivers. Call 6279424, 227-0638. Canter driver, 2 years experience. 621-8198. cars to work in 24-hour service. Call 227-4445, 227-4545. open, bottom flat to rent. Tel. 648-9448. operator, to work in interior. Contact 223-5273/4. security guard to work shift duties. Only serious enquiries. Call 600-2165. Guards to work on dredges in the interior. Tle.226-9768. , Dispatchers Tel. 231-0316, 231-0002, 2194086, 219-4087. -TIME domestic/ maid for Georgetown home $15 000 weekly. 227-3285. : Two plots of low income land to buy in La Parfaite Harmonie. 218-5591, 675-7292.
WANTED Kitchen Assistant. Contact 675-8104. Call between 12:00hrs and 17:00 hrs. : Excellent salary. Driver for a canter, excellent salary. Tel. 226-5473. cleaner to work daily at Waterloo Guest House, 139 Waterloo Street South Cummingsburg. , 2 waitresses, 2 kitchen workers. Contact Safraz Heineken Pub - 613-5000, 220-3810. clerk Senior/Junior CXC English and Mathematics, Computer knowledge an asset. Call 225-0188/225-6070. Sales girl. Apply at Lot 8 North Road between Light and Cummings St. 6291530. guards to work night and day shifts. Males only, age 35 - 55 years. Tel. 669-1113, 614-0949, 671-8883. between 18 and 25 years old, to work in factory located in Georgetown. For more information, call 227-3341. Handyman between 18 to 25 years old to work in and around factory located in Georgetown. For more information, call 227-3341. /Supervisor at Xenon Hotel, Charity/Ebo. Accommodation provided. Attractive salary offered. Contact 223-5273/4. /outdoor Sales Representative. Must be computer-literate and able to work with limited supervision. Call 225-8061, 672-4090. We chatting.com with car to work Kitty Base, Radio and Logo free, Base fees only $4 000 Crown Cabs. 2259698, 226-1611. in home assistant, preferable form Essequibo C a l l 2 3 3 - 0 5 9 1 , 6 6 7 - 6 6 4 4 , (office) 216-3120. domestic/housekeeper, must know to cook Indian meals, etc to work in Bartica, age 35 - 50 years. Contact 651-9001. with car looking to work with someone (car and lorry licence), experienced driver in the interior as well. Tel. 6624005, 231-3022. Receptionist at Sunflower Hotel. Interested person must bring application to 229 South Road & Cummings Street. 225-3817. Clerk. Must have valid Police Clearance, at least 3 subjects CXC, able to work flexible hours, excellent reporting skills. Contact 231-5359, 672-7189. , cashiers, counter clerk and pump attendants. Come in person with handwritten application to RUBiS Gas Sttion, Vlissengen Road, Bel Air Park. Tel. 2264459. female baby-sitter to work in Georgetown Must be from Georgetown area. Age 40-45. Must be willing to work late and some weekends. Must have sound secondary education. Call 614-5711, between 09:00hrs and 17:00hrs. /Purchasing Officer: Must have valid driver's licence, valid Police Clearance, be familiar with vehicle parts, lubricants, etc. Willing to work long hours, if necessary. Contact 231-5359, 672-7189. - Essequibo: Must be able to manage the operation, located in Airy Hall. Sell cement and supervise staff. Must have a recent Police Clearance. Having a vehicle would be an asset. Contact 231-5359, 672-7189. Guards: Must have military background (with Army or Joint Services, at least 5 years experience, preferably living on the East Bank of Demerara. Must present necessary documents - TIN, ID and NIS. Suitable persons may apply in person at 121 Regent and Oronoque Streets, Georgetown.
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James, Wade spark Heat win over fired-up Pacers By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (Reuters) - Beating the Miami Heat once is difficult enough but taking two playoff g a m e s i n a ro w f ro m the defending National Basketball Association champions is mission impossible as the Indiana Pacers found out on Tuesday. Dormant most of the night, LeBron James sprung to life in the final quarter scoring 12 of his 22 points, while Dwyane Wade dropped 10 of his team-high 23 to lift the Heat to a battling 87-83 victory and even the Eastern Conference final at a game apiece. Imposing their will on the contest, James and Wade combined for 22 points in the final quarter, including Miami’s final 20 points over the last 7:51 of the game. “That’s what it is about, it isn’t going to be pretty,” said James. “It’s never pretty basketball in the Eastern conference, it’s about who can sustain runs. “Who can get the defensive stops, who cannot turn the ball over and who can get great shots and I think we did that in the fourth. “I needed to do something in fourth...I needed to make a few buckets in the fourth quarter and was able to come through for us.
Dwayne Wade “We’re never satisfied until we close out a series so we have a lot of work to do.” The best-of-seven series now shifts to South Beach for Game Three on Saturday, giving the Pacers plenty of time to ponder a missed opportunity. After rolling to an impressive win over the Heat in Game One on Sunday, the Pacers finally flashed the form that had been expected from the East’s top seed as Indiana looked ready to seize control of the series. But the Heat have developed a habit of bouncing back after a playoff loss and continued that trend at a raucous Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
With the victory, the Heat have now gone 40 playoff games without suffering consecutive losses, a run that stretches back to the 2012 East final against the Boston Celtics. Since James, Wade and Chris Bosh joined forces in Miami, four times the Heat have lost the opening game of a playoff series and each time recovered to win the series. “It’s not demoralising; we know they are great, great players (James and Wade),” said Pacers coach Frank Vogel. “They’re a great team. They are the champs. “That’s what we expect from those guys because they have been there before. “So we’ve just got to
respond.” The Pacers, who sputtered through the opening two rounds of playoffs needing seven games to eliminate Atlanta and six to see off Washington, were firing on all cylinders in Game One against Miami on Sunday and backed by seething arena and carried that momentum into Tuesday charging to an 18-10 lead. But there was no panic on the Miami bench as the Heat, making their fourth straight appearance in the East final, patiently chipped away at the Indiana advantage, trimming the deficit to a single point at the end of the opening quarter. The Heat continued their surge into the second taking a 41-37 lead into the intermission, despite a modest six-point first-half contribution from James. Indiana threatened to pull away again in the third but could not hold off the Heat as James and Wade took control. “This is a hotly contested series, two teams that defend, physical and you just have to keep on staying with it,” said Heat coach Erik Spoelstra. “He (James) wasn’t in a rhythm through the first 30 minutes of the game but he found a way to break free ... at this point it is just whatever it takes, however you can contribute to help us win.”
English FA imposes worldwide betting ban on players LONDON, England (Reuters) - All professional players in English football will be banned from betting on matches anywhere in the world, the Football Association said yesterday. The ruling, which will come into force from August 1, was ratified at the governing body’s Annual General Meeting and covers players from the Premier League
Andros Townsend down to the non-league Football Conference and its lower regional divisions. “Participants covered
by the ban will be prohibited from betting, either directly or indirectly, on any football match or competition that takes place anywhere in the world,” the FA said in a statement. The ban also includes betting on any other football-related matters. “For example, the transfer of players, employment of managers or team selection,” the FA
said. FA rules currently forbid players from betting on matches in which they are involved or that they can influence. Among players found to have breached the betting rules are Tottenham Hotspur winger Andros Townsend and Stoke City’s Cameron Jerome,who was on loan from Crystal Palace last season.
Simmons gives Mumbai slim chance with first century of IPL-7 CHANDIGARHLN, India (CMC) - In-form West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons smashed the first century of the Indian Premier League (IPL) yesterday to give Mumbai Indians a slim chance of advancing to the playoff stage of the competition. Simmons played shots all over the park to complete an even century, leading a run chase that swept Mumbai to a seven-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab, the current table toppers. The attacking Trinidadian batsman hit 14 fours and two sixes from the 61 balls he faced to carry Mumbai safely to 159 after Punjab scored 156 for eight at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium. On his way, Simmons, who played a number of cut shots, accounted for 55 of the opening partnership’s 68. Simmons also unleashed an array of slog-sweeps and lashes down the ground to maintain a run-rate of nearly 10 for the majority of their innings. Mumbai could have secured victory earlier but delayed the momentum to ensure Simmons moved into triple digits. Once the single was taken his countryman Kieron Pollard immediately slammed the final ball of the 18th over into the crowd beyond long-on. Simmons unbeaten century that inspired Mumbai’s fifth win in seven matches in India, lifted them to as high as fifth in the table. Despite beating the most dominant team twice this season, Mumbai still need to win their two remaining games by a considerable margin to stay alive. Earlier, Kings XI Punjab recovered after a middle-order collapse to post a competitive total. Skipper George Bailey top-scored with 39 while Manan Vohra and Shaun Marsh contributed 36 and 30 respectively. Kings XI were strongly placed at 90 for two after the first 10 overs but a batting collapse ensued after West Indian seamer Krishmar Santokie bowled Marsh to finish with one wicket for 40 runs
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Chris Cairns denies being ’Player X’ By Greg Stutchbury
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Reuters) - The International Cricket Council (ICC) will investigate how evidence given to a match-fixing probe had been leaked to the media and take action against anyone employed by them if involved, chief executive Dave Richardson said yesterday. The latest match-fixing scandal broke last December when New Zealand media reported that three former international cricketers had been linked to an investigation by the ICC’s Anti-Corruption Security Unit (ACSU) into alleged match-fixing. Last week, British newspapers published excerpts of confidential statements from former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent, who had earlier said he was cooperating with the ACSU, and current captain Brendon McCullum. Richardson said the ICC “deeply regretted” the leaks and reiterated that McCullum was not under investigation. “We are taking all steps available to us to urgently investigate how certain information in the form of statements has come to find its way into the media,” he said in a statement. “Of course, we recognise that this is a deeply concerning development for the stakeholders in the fight against corruption in the sport of cricket, and we wish to emphasise that Brendon McCullum is not under investigation in this matter.”
… Daryl Tuffey says he is clean
Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns New Zealand Cricket said earlier this week they were disappointed that McCullum’s statements had been made public and would ask the world governing body to investigate the source of the leaks. Richardson told Radio New Zealand yesterday that the investigation into the leaks had already been launched but said it was premature to suggest they had come from within the ICC. “This is an investigation that crosses three or four jurisdictions and involves liaison with other stakeholders, law enforcement agencies, players who have been interviewed,” Richardson said. “Of course we are devastated with these leaks, but it is premature to say exactly where that leak came from and whether anyone involved in the ACSU was involved. “But certainly if we are able to find out where the leak came from that person will be removed from the situation.” PLAYER X The statements by Vincent and McCullum de-
tailed being approached by a former international player about the possibility of match-fixing. The excerpts of McCullum’s statements identified the former international as ‘Player X’. The New Zealand Herald newspaper then identified ‘Player X’ as former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns, who has consistently denied being involved in any match-fixing. “I am aware that former cricketer Lou Vincent and current New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum have made a range of allegations against a cricketer dubbed Player X,” Cairns said in a statement to Fairfax Media. “It is well known that the ICC/ACSU has been investigating allegations of corruption and my name has been linked by others to these allegations. I am being asked whether I am Player X. “Based on the limited information I have received during this investigation, I believe it is being alleged that I am that player. These allegations against me are a complete lie.” Cairns, who won a defamation case against India cricket administrator Lalit Modi for making similar accusations on Twitter in 2010, added he had yet to be interviewed by the ACSU and not had the chance to respond to the allegations. “Important to remember that only one side of the story has been leaked to the public ... important to get
the full picture,” Cairns wrote on his Twitter page. “To date, I have not seen any statements or spoken to anyone from ICC. Looking forward to that.” Richardson told Radio New Zealand that Cairns would be interviewed. “He will have been told why that has not happened,” Richardson said. “In the course of investigations a number of people have been spoken to and Chris Cairns will be interviewed when the time comes, when it is appropriate and when it is possible to do so.” Former Black Cap Daryl Tuffey also issued a statement through his lawyers denying any involvement in the match-fixing scandal and expressing his commitment to cooperate with the investigators. “... (Tuffey) has been asked by the media to comment on allegations that he was involved in or financially benefited from match-fixing or spot-betting. These allegations are regarded by Mr Tuffey as the most serious kind and are unequivocally denied by him,” the statement said. “Mr Tuffey is naturally frustrated by the unsubstantiated attacks on his good name levelled by a few self-interested individuals. He does, however, remain committed to continued cooperation with the authorities regarding this matter and is confident that he will ultimately be cleared of any wrongdoing.”
FIFA suffers setback as World Cup test event cancelled By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Corinthians and FIFA have cancelled a test event at the stadium that will host the World Cup’s opening match and are now scrambling to arrange another game at the venue. Corinthians were scheduled to play Cruzeiro at the Corinthians arena on May 29, but the match was cancelled amid fears that the 16:00hrs local time kickoff could provoke traffic chaos in South America’s biggest and often hugely congested city.
That match has been rescheduled for the day before and moved to a different venue, Portuguesa’s Caninde Stadium. FIFA now say they will try to reschedule a game for the 68 000 capacity Corinthians arena on June 1. Corinthians are scheduled to play an away match against Botafogo in Rio that day, but the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) could swap the fixture to make them the home side. “The second test event ahead of opening World Cup match will be staged at Arena de Sao Paulo (Cor-
inthians arena) on June 1,” FIFA’s secretary-general Jerome Valcke said on Twitter: “CBF to re-allocate League match.” He added: “It vital for us that all facilities will be tested under full match conditions including the temporary seats and associated facilities.” The opening match of the World Cup between Brazil and Croatia is due to be held at the stadium on June 12. Corinthians played Figueirense in the first official match there last Sunday, but only 36 000 fans
watched the game and FIFA is worried some areas of the ground have not been subject to thorough tests. “Given the attention drawn from the opening match of the FIFA World Cup, it is vital for the organisers that all facilities will be tested under full match conditions, including the use of temporary seats and associated facilities,” FIFA said in a statement. “These additional installations were not in place when the first test match took place on May 19.”
DCB congratulates U-15 and U-19 teams on Inter-county success
FOLLOWING their successes at the Guyana Cricket Board’s Under-15 and 19 levels, the Raj Singh-steward Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) has extended congratulatory messages to both teams, especially the Under-19s who completed the double this year. The Bhaskar Yadram-led Under-15 team won the GCB Under-15 title from Berbice and Essequibo, while the Brian Sattaur-led Under-19 team won the three-day tournament less than two weeks ago and just last Sunday added the limited overs spoils to their coffers. Below is the congratulatory message from the DCB: “The Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) extends heartiest congratulations to the Demerara U-19 boys for their emphatic victories in the GCB U-19 Inter-County Three-Day and 50-Over Competitions. The team’s performance transcends the game of cricket in Demerara and amply demonstrates the talent and ability that abound in our county, since these victories were achieved under very challenging circumstances. After having an upand-down experience in the round-robin stage of the threeday format, the Demerara Under-19 youths completely dominated the final game, taking it by an innings and 49 runs against the President’s XI. Then in the 50-over format, they managed to rise from the dust with a victory against the GCB President’s Xi in the third round, which saw them make it to the final where they outplayed the same team to take the 2014 double title for the first time in several years. The DCB would like to
Tagenarine Chanderpaul laud Tagenarine Chanderpaul for his outstanding performances in both competitions. As expected, Tage came of age in this tournament and this augurs well for his confidence going forward. He won both the Best Batsman and Most Valuable Player awards in the 50-Over contest, accumulating 203 runs, which included two half-centuries, and captured five wickets. In the three-day contest, he scored a century in the game against the GCB President’s XI in the third round. The DCB further acknowledges and congratulates the Demerara U-15 team for winning the GCB Inter-County U-15 Competition earlier last month and trusts that our Under-17 boys will make it a clean sweep this year for Demerara. The DCB has been a much maligned county board in recent times by a few persons, but the hardworking executive committee of the DCB ensures that the teams are well prepared for these competitions, and they have repaid the investment in them and made us proud with victories on the field of play for the second consecutive year. We have refrained from blowing our own trumpet in the past, but no one seems to be recognising these positive outcomes and making the appropriate comments.”
Training for umpires to start May 29
THE GEORGETOWN Cricket Umpires and Scorers Association (GCU&SA) will commence training classes for the year 2014, next Thursday (May 29) from 17:00hrs at Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) pavilion. Thereafter sessions will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 17:00hrs to 19:00hrs of each week at the same venue and will conclude with the Umpires Preliminary Examinations, scheduled for Sunday July 27. Registration fee is $500 and all cricketers, administrators, captains, coaches and reporters who are desirous of becoming umpires are invited to attend these sessions.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Thursday May 22, 2014
24th Annual RHTYSC Awards Ceremony
Minister Edghill applauds Club for visionary leadership
MINISTER within the Ministry of Finance Bishop Juan Edghill last Sunday during his feature address, applauded the management of the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTYSC) for their visionary leadership. Bishop Edghill, who received a standing ovation from the packed audience at the culmination of his address, was delivering same during the Club’s 24th Annual Award ceremony which was held at the St Francis Xavier Training Centre. Bishop Edghill spoke widely of the importance of discipline, hard work and how to achieve goals persons would have set for themselves, even as he used his own personal background and upbringing to inform his attentive audience that every goal could be achieved with forward and progressive thinking. He praised the management of the RHTYSC for their visionary leadership and stated that he was delighted to be present to see first hand, the outstanding work of an organisation he had read a lot about. He challenged the management and members of the Club to always strive to uphold the high standards they have set themselves and to share their vast experience with others, as many view the RHTYSC and its membership as positive role models. Those who attended the ceremony which was chaired by the Secretary of the St Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Youth Club Veronica Narain, heard a comprehensive report of the RHTYSC from Secretary/CEO Hilbert Foster. The veteran secretary described the period January 2013 to May 2014 as a highly
… Ivan receives benefit year
The various awardees strike a pose with their spoils and the Club’s Secretary/CEO Hilbert Foster (front right). Fourth from right (sitting) is Cricketer-of-the-Year Ashkay Homraj, with runner-up Shemaine Campbelle on his right. Fund, Ansa McAl Award of
successful one despite numerous challenges, saying the club was able to successfully complete 200 programmes/ activities and a total of eleven of its members represented Guyana at different levels. Special emphasis was placed on the pro-education and anti-suicide message while numerous organisations received assistance from the club, including $1M worth of school bags to less fortunate students and the distribution of $5M worth of educational footwear and hygiene materials. They also sponsored 32 sports tournaments in Berbice and assisted over 40 sports organisations with gear, uniforms and stationery. Among the numerous projects undertaken were Annual
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Excellence and Gregory Gaskin’s award for sports. RHTYSC president Keith Foster hailed the achievements of the club which rose from a simple one into Guyana’s
leading youth and sports club and noted that very member of the RHTYSC should be proud of its progress over the years. The president traced the struggles of the club since its formation in 1990 and noted that it took dedication and hard work to make the club what it is today - an institute of excellence. Other speakers at the event included Guyana Teachers Union president Mark Lyte, former West Indies Test legend Basil Butcher and Father Ramesh Vanan of the St Francis Xavier Roman Catholic youth club, who all praised the club for its outstanding work and positive difference it is making in the lives of youths, the elderly and less fortunate. The club also used the opportunity to unveil major plans for its upcoming silver anniversary celebration in 2015 and the hosting of a countywide Scrabble tournament. Dozens of its outstanding members were honoured along with outstanding teachers, retired teachers and several others at the gala event. National Under-19 player Askay Homraj was named the Mohamed’s Enterprise Cricketer-of-the-Year and carried home over $600 000 worth of prizes including an airline ticket to the USA compliments of Travel Span, $200 000 cash from Mohamed’s Enterprise, tablets, designer clothing and watches, household items and a bicycle, among others. West Indies female star Shemaine Campbelle carried home close to $200 000 worth of prizes as the runner-up
Cricketer-of-the-Year, even as national player Rajiv Ivan received $100 000, a West Indies medallion, compliments of King’s Jewellery World for his benefit year and at the next awards ceremony would receive a financial grant from the RHTYSC. The full list of the awardees are as follows: Farfan and Mendes Under-15 Batsman and Cricketer-ofthe-Year - Bhaskar Yadram, Under-15 Bowler - Brandon Corlette; Bakewell Under-17 Batsman and Cricketer-of-theYear - Brandon Prasad, Bowler - Azam Khan. Pepsi Under-19 Batsman and Cricketer-of-the-Year - Akshay Homraj, Bowler Keon Sinclair, Metro Female Batter and Cricketer-of-theYear - Shemaine Campbelle, Bowler - Erva Giddings; Bakewell Second Division Batsman - Devin Baldeo; Bowler and Cricketer-of-theYear - Shailendra Shameer. Gizmos and Gadgets first division Batsman and Cricketer-of-the-Year - Rajiv Ivan, Bowler - Clinton Pestano; Most Disciplined Players - Kumar Jeer (Male) and Shabika Gajnabi (Female); Most Committed Member - Plafianna Millington; Most Improved Cricketer - Veeramootoo Senwasie; Most Promising - Kevlon Anderson; Fielder-of-theYear - Dominic Rikhi. The Club’s Role Modelof-the-Year is national opener Assad Fudadin; Worker-ofthe-Year - Moonish Singh and Most Committed Cricketerof-the-Year - Dominic Rikhi.
Minister Anthony to commission DCC lights on Independence Day THE DEMERARA Cricket Club (DCC) in conjunction with the Guyana Floodlights Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) will, on Monday May 26 (Independence Day), commission its lights that have been recently installed. The commissioning will take place under the distinguished patronage of Dr Frank Anthony MP, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport (MCYS), who will be expected to deliver the first ball in the commissioning match between DCC and Rest of Georgetown that
bowls off at 19:00hrs. During the day, there will be lots of entertainment and barbecue will be on sale. The club’s coach Garvin Nedd will conduct a training session for Under-13 cricketers, which will be followed by an Under-15 T20 match between DCC and their nemesis in this level, Guyana National Industrial Corporation Sports Club. Music will be provided by Popular Sound System. The club extends a cordial invitation to the general public
to come and be a part of the day’s activities. All are asked to note that a small cover charge will be applied towards the continued development of the club’s facilities. According to a press release from the club, the lights will also benefit the community and it is hoped that this invitation will morph into an annual event in the calendar of the larger national Independence Day celebrations. Teams for the Commissioning match will come from DCC - Christopher Barnwell,
VCB wins first major race of the season
BEIJING, China (CMC) Multiple World and Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown won a major race for the first time this season when she clocked a season’s best 11.14 seconds to win the women’s 100m at the IAAF World Challenge Meeting held in Beijing yesterday. The Jamaican, who has had some ordinary perfor-
mances so far this season, led a clean sweep of Jamaican women in the top four places on the same track that she won the Olympic Games 200m in 2008. Campbell-Brown held off a strong challenge from Simone Facey who was second in 11.19 seconds, Trisha-Ann Hawthorne third in 11.23 seconds and Aleen Bailey fourth in 11.32 sec-
onds. Facey, who is part of the Jamaica team to the IAAF World Relays, was the other Jamaican winner at the meet taking the women’s 200m in a season’s best 22.67 seconds. VCB will not be in the Bahamas for the IAAF World Relay meet this weekend. Facey and Bailey had a Jamaican 1-2 in the 200m
Trevon Griffith, Brian Sattaur, Sherfane Rutherford, Kemol Savory, Paul Wintz, Kemo Paul, Antonell Atwell, Totaram Bishun and Dexter George. Coach Garvin Nedd. Rest of Georgetown Shemroy Barrington, Joshua Wade, Seon Daniels, Collis Butts, Troy Gonsalves, Keon Morris, Cordell Mars, Ricardo Adams, Robin Bacchus, Robin Browne, Joseph Perry, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Ronaldo Ali Mohamed and Leroy Bristol. Coach Quason Nedd.
as Bailey clocked 23.11 seconds with Hawthorne taking fourth in 23.32 seconds. Another major highlight was the performance of U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin who smashed the season’s best 100m time he set less than a week ago to claim victory. Gatlin comfortably won his race with a time of 9.87, slicing five-hundredths of a second off the 9.92 he clocked to win last Sunday’s Diamond League meet in Shanghai.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Thursday May 22, 2014
Confident Media XI face Scorers, Umpires on Monday SPORT journalists along with scorers and umpires, who are affiliated to the Georgetown Cricket Scorers and Umpires Association (GCS&UA), will on Monday (Independence Day), down their tools and square off in what has been dubbed a grudge match at the world-famous Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC), in a specially-organised T20 affair from 10:00hrs. With the aim of getting in top condition for the match, the Media XI have been in training under the watchful eyes of former national middle-order batsman and England ODI player Monty Lynch at the venue. During the sessions on Tuesday and yesterday, the confident media men were involved in several drills, as well as batting and bowling, and in an invited comment after the sessions, Lynch said he enjoyed working with the media team and wished the
journalists well. “I find it most enjoyable. It’s nice to see people who write about the game look to come out and play it as well, so when guys make fools of themselves you can understand how they feel,” Lynch said, as he addressed the team at the end of the session. He added, “I’m looking forward to watching the game because, like I said, umpires, scorers and journalists have a part to play in the development of the game and I think the more you guys play the more inclined you are to understand how players feel when they get out or make mistakes.” Skipper of the Media team, Calvin Roberts, explained the genesis of the game, which will be played with the red ball and white clothing. According to Roberts, the game was formalised after the umpires and scorers had challenged media operatives to test their skills on the field of play during
Rajiv Bisnauth gets ready to face this delivery from Keon Blades, during the Media XI practice session at the GCC ground yesterday afternoon, as Avenash Ramzan (non-striker) and Esaun Griffith (wicketkeeper) look on.
Ruling PPP/C pleased with passage of Cricket Administration Bill
THE ruling People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) is heartened at the passage of the Guyana Cricket Administration Bill which now paves the way for a more organised management of this sport. The National Assembly last Thursday night passed the Guyana Cricket Administration Bill that seeks to provide legal administrative guidelines for cricket, which over the years has become a national sport. Cricket is not just a sport in Guyana, but more of a way of life for all of us regardless of our age, gender or religious belief and as such we must continue to speak with a unified voice, when our way of life is threatened. We recall that this piece of legislation was crafted after extensive consultations with all stakeholders, and more so, following recommendations in a ruling made by the Honorary Chief Justice (ag) Ian Chang in 2011.” This Bill addresses a number of critical issues affecting the sport, including; - Making into a legal entity, the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) which is to be established as a corporate Body comprising the Demerara, Essequibo and the Berbice Cricket Boards respectively, all of which will also be made corporate entities; - Eliminating the issue of phantom voting for the election of persons for administrative positions and at the same time
will give limited power to the Minister of Sport; - Creating the position of a Cricket Ombudsman, who will be tasked with the responsibility of verifying and registering clubs; he or she will have ample time to verify legitimacy of clubs; - Providing for better financial accountability and requiring the GCB to present timely audited financial reports to the National Assembly, as well as the National Sports Commission (NSC); As a Party which has always been committed to transparency and accountability we feel that with greater scrutiny and oversight of financial records of the GCB, allegations of financial impropriety that were made in the past, will be reduced; The PPP also takes note of the Alliance for Change’s non-support for this important piece of legislation and wishes to remind Ramjattan and his acolytes that history will record them as neglecting efforts to rescue a sport that is so dear to all of us. We are not confused as to the reason why the AFC did not lend support to a law that is geared towards financial accountability. It is the same AFC which is on a public charade about the Procurement Commission to ensure transparency and accountability that decided not to support the Cricket Administration Bill, which seeks to address the very issues in the Guyana Cricket Board.
a Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Under-19 Inter-county contest. Following Tuesday’s session, Roberts sent a strong message to the opposition, boasting that the Media team is a very balanced one with a solid batting line-up that is backed by a capable bowling attack. Meanwhile, senior cricket journalist Sean Devers, will be using the game to get back into competitive action after a period of illness and, like several of his teammates, is earnestly looking
forward to Monday’s contest. After the sessions, Devers said he was feeling “pumped up” for the game and will be giving his best to ensure the Media boys come out on top over the umpires. The Media team’s batting will hinge on John Ramsingh, Rajiv Bisnauth, Ravi Persaud, Ishaka Jackman, Avenash Ramzan, Keon Blade and wicketkeeper/batsman Daniel Singh, while Roberts will spearhead his side’s bowling attack, with
support from Devers, Persaud, Jackman, Kizan Brumell and Esaun Griffith. Admission to the venue is free and members of the public are invited while the Media fraternity wishes to thank Lifetime Realty, Trophy Stall, P&P Insurance Brokers, Christopher Matthias and the management of GCC, for their tangible support in making this venture a success story. The Media squad reads Calvin Roberts, John Ramsingh,
Sean Devers, Daniel Singh, Ravi Persaud, Avenash Ramzan, Rajiv Bisnauth, Esaun Griffith, Duncan Saul, Clifton Ross, Ishaka Jackman, Kizan Brumell, Reuben Stoby and Keon Blades. GCS&UA from: Delvin Austin, Ryan Banwarie, Shannon Crawford, Nigel Duguid, Zaheer Mohamed, Javed Persaud, Daniel Richmond, Trevor Ritney, Arleigh Rutherford, Colin Stuart, Mikoowanyah Yosef-Yisrael, Hortence Isaacs and Edward Bowen.
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GBA takes boxing to Mahdia for the first time on Saturday By Asif Hakim THE GUYANA Boxing Association, in collaboration with Mark Younge and Vidya Rangee of Lethem, will be taking boxing to Mahdia in Region 8 for the very first time in Guyana’s history this Saturday, where an admission fee of $1 000 will be charged to witness the event firsthand. The competition will start at 19:00hrs with fighters from Georgetown and Essequibo taking on their counterparts from Mahdia. In the first fight Akeem Mounter will go up against Cornell Wilson in an eliminator, following which the winner will face off with Travis Caesar from Mahdia in the main bout. The second and third fights will be Shane Skeete against Dellon Jeffrey and Stephon Smith against Brandon Lashley. Other fights include Agussi Garrett, Dominique, Moseley, Noah, Troy, Trevor and Dequan. Speaking at a press conference yesterday in his office, GBA president Steve Ninvalle thanked the promoter for being the first to promote such bouts in Linden, adding that since it will be the first time in Mahdia, his association will work hard to host more events throughout the country
President of GBA Steve Ninvalle (2nd from left) poses with Technical Director Terrence Pool (left), promoter Mark Younge and GBA vice-president Eustace Cuffy, after the press briefing yesterday. (Photo by Sonell Nelson) so that boxers from all across could do so by applying Trucking Service, Industrial Guyana will get the chance to before Saturday, while he Supplies and Services, Talk showcase their talents. reminded all that the next is Cheap Internet Café, He also asked the com- GBA event will be the ‘Nuff Trophy Stall of Bourda munity of Mahdia to come Cuff Injection 2’ which is set Market, Hadi’s Mall and out and support the event for Buxton, next Saturday. South Road and Vicky’s and said that other boxers Younge thanked the Night Club Mahdia, just to who wish to participate sponsors including Big Boss name a few.
GABF takes ‘Nuff Cuff’ boxing to Buxton
FOLLOWING the successful hosting of its Novices Boxing Championships at California Square, East Ruimveldt, under the theme ‘Nuff Cuff Injection’, the Steve Ninvalle-steward Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) has turned its attention to the East Coast of Demerara-based Buxton community for the second edition. Dubbed ‘Nuff Cuff Injection 2’, the event will punch off on May 31 (next Saturday) at the Buxton Community Centre ground from 19:00hrs, where boxing fans and enthusiasts will have the opportunity of seeing the country’s Simon Purees in action. Fifteen fights are carded for the night, with boxers representing gyms out of St Lucia, New Opportunity Corps (NOC), Berbice, Linden, Essequibo and Georgetown. Fans are asked to pay an entrance fee of $500 to witness the action. In an invited comment with Chronicle Sport, Ninvalle said he honestly believes the first edition of the ‘Nuff Cuff Injection’ was overwhelming and the members of the community responded well. “It tells us that we are moving in the right vein; when we take the sport to the communities other than have the communities come to the sport. One major hurdle it alleviates is the fact that people have to travel and do so for long distances,” said Ninvalle. He added, “Whenever you have a sporting event at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall or the National Gymnasium and such forth,
those people who would wish to witness the action from such villages as Mahaicony or Ann’s Grove are unable to do so due to transportation problems. “But when we take the sport to them, those people who would have heard of live boxing but don’t have means of transportation would get a chance to witness same and even bring out family members as well because it is right in the neighbourhood.” According to Ninvalle, following the first edition which also saw the return of the NOC gym to amateur boxing after a lengthy absence, there has been an inflow of young boxers in the gyms around Georgetown, which is a plus for the feeding programme of the GBA. “I see the ‘Nuff Cuff Injection’ programme as a win-win situation for us and the communities in which the programmes will be held. It gives us a great chance to unearth talent and really serves also as a fillip to unearth new talents, which augurs well for the sport.” Ninvalle said his organisation, by way of taking the sport to the communities around the country, was responding to Minister of Sport Dr Frank Anthony’s call to decentralise the sport as well. He thanked his fellow executives onfor making the ‘Nuff Cuff Injection’ Storyteam and(See hardworking programme a success. 26) page
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