GUYANA No. 103868 TUESDAY JUNE 24, 2014
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- Gates testifies
Witness Robert Gates resumed his testimony in the witness box, swearing on the Holy Bible. “I am a Christian and the truth shall set you free,” says Gates.
TravelSpan Guyanese flight attendants ‘doing extremely well’ in FAA training course - due to return by Thursday
President urges small business 3 involvement in addressing challenges to business sector Page
Friday night shooting/robbery… Page
TravelSpan’s Guyanese flight attendants at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA.
Money changer dies hours after being declared brain dead Page
Mayor’s ‘semantics’ force Local Government Minister to leave Statutory Meeting Page 2 - fails to acknowledge presence of Minister Whittaker
GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
Mayor’s ‘semantics’ force Local Government Minister to leave Statutory Meeting
- fails to acknowledge presence of Minister Whittaker
By Ravin Singh APART from the Mayor’s failure to acknowledge the presence of Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Norman Whittaker yesterday, at City Hall’s Statutory Meeting, his continuous
yesterday, the Minister had written the Mayor requesting that he be allowed to engage councillors on their issues and concerns. This request was approved by the Mayor who via e-mail responded saying that it is in order. The commencement of the proceedings saw no ac-
tinued in his line of declarations, making announcements to the councillors, yet again failing to acknowledge the presence of Whittaker who later assured that he was not bothered. Interjecting, however, two councillors, Sobers and Devi-Ross, denounced the actions of Green, deeming them as disrespectful to the
provide the Mayor and City Councillors an opportunity to discuss the concerns that they have. Such issues included that of the Mayor’s complaint of no fuel being issued to him, councillors and their stipend and most importantly the services they should be providing and are not. He noted too that the Ministry has put aside some resources
“What you have here is a demonstration of what City Council spends most of its time doing, about fifty minutes engaging in semantics and nothing productive.”
Minster of Local Government Norman Whittaker engagement in semantics forced the Minister to exit the proceedings. Prior to his appearance
knowledgement of the Minister by Green who then began correcting the minutes with councillors. Green then con-
Minster. The Mayor as such, without hesitation then acknowledged Whittaker’s presence and continued with his announcements. This forced the Minister after a long non-productive wait to take his leave, subsequently justifying his actions. According to the Minister, his intention was to
to help City Hall fix some of their trucks and excavators. Whittaker continued that the issue of councillors and their stipend is one of major concern which he was prepared to address at yesterday’s meeting. He stressed that councillors cannot be given stipends for “sitting at home.” Therefore, they need to attend the statutory
meetings. The issue with the Mayor not being issued fuel was also one which was to be addressed, Whittaker said. “The Town Clerk is accusing the Mayor of abuse of fuel that is allocated to him. My intention was to say to council, let this be a matter that is discussed at the level of the Works Committee. Works Committee makes its recommendation to the statutory meeting and we go on from there,” he said. However, contrary to his plans to assist City Hall in their developmental strategies, Whittaker realised that the meeting was not productive in anyway and noted that the fifty minutes spent engaging in semantics and irrelevant criticisms, was a demonstration of what the City Council spends most of its time doing. “All they talking about is a t that wasn’t dotted in the minutes, a word that has another meaning… they are wasting the taxpayers money,” he lamented. “He (the Mayor) asked
me a question on Saturday, it was irrelevant to what was being discussed at that point in time and so I did not respond. And so he uses this forum, in my presence, to bring it up again. Look, the Deputy Mayor spends about twenty minutes talking about what’s considered to be foolishness,” he said. According to the Minister, people want to hear what they can do to make a difference. He stressed that while the Ministry is engaged in putting out advertisements in the newspaper and anticipating bids so an assessment could commence with the drainage at the main canals they (Mayor and City Council) are engaged in semantics. Whittaker related that he was expected to address the meeting at the inception, after the welcome. “The Mayor was aware that I was coming because he and I spoke on Saturday and I reminded him that he had acknowledged and agreed. There was not even an acknowledgement but I was not bothered,” he assured.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
President urges small business involvement in addressing challenges to business sector
By Derwayne Wills
PRESIDENT Donald Ramotar yesterday called on members of the Small Business Development Finance Trust Inc. (SBDF) to recognise the energy crisis and non-passage of the AML/CFT Bill as a few of the challenges facing the business sector and the economy. During the 11th Annual General Meeting of the SBDF, held at the Regency Hotel in Georgetown, President Ramotar declared: “There are challenges facing small enterprise development despite our attempts to create an enabling and supportive legislative framework.” Recognising the need for stakeholder involvement in important issues, which make or break national development, President Ramotar stressed, “There are some areas where Government will be looking to you [SBDF] for support.” The President observed that, over the years, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) administration has worked to ensure improved infrastructure in Guyana, which would facilitate rapid social and economic development. EFFICIENT ENERGY On the issue of energy efficiency and industrialisation, the President underscored that the greatest challenge to economic development is the unavailability of an affordable and efficient source of energy for produc-
At the head table (from left) are: Prime Minister Samuel Hinds; Chairman of the SBDF, Mr. Sattaur Gaffoor; His Excellency, President Donald Ramotar; Director of SBDF, Mr. Norman Mc Lean; Former President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Mr. Clinton Urling; and Director of the SBDF, Mrs. Yvonne Hinds” tion. The President expressed concern at the relaxed position of the SBDF on issues affecting the sec-
them to grow into medium and large scale enterprises… is the lack of cheap energy.” He noted that if there is an available source of ener-
“I was very surprised not to hear the voice of the small business development institution in the question of hydroelectricity in our country. This is not Government’s business alone, this is everybody’s business; and if we all want our country to develop, we must make our voices heard.” - President Donald Ramotar tor. He said, “I was very surprised not to hear the voice of the small business development institution in the question of hydroelectricity in our country. This is not Government’s business along, this is everybody’s business; and if we all want our country to develop, we must make our voices heard.” He said, “The biggest impediment to rapid development…[and] to the development of more small business enterprises…for
gy in the country, it would be conducive to developing a thriving agro-industrial sector. “Fundamentally, our country is an agricultural country, and if we want to use our agriculture as a raw material base for industrialisation, we need to have cheap energy,” the President remarked.
Outlining the benefits of the Amaila Falls Hydro-electricity Project (AFHP), the President declared that the Government had, this year, spent some $9B on subsidising electricity; whereas, had there been hydro-electricity, the monies saved by both the Government and households could have been utilised for developing more infrastructure or maintaining sanitation works, in effective garbage disposal and drainage and road maintenance. President Ramotar alluded to a scenario wherein hydro-electricity in Guyana would result in reduced electricity costs per household by between 20 and 40 percent. He said the envisaged hydro-electricity project (AHFP) would see citizens realizing these benefits in a matter of 25 years with
a constant reduction in the cost of energy, as monies would only be utilised for operational costs. These benefits, he said, are set to increase the disposable incomes of households, which in turn would convert such savings into investments and further business developments. AML/CFT NON-PASSAGE Speaking on the non-passage of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) (AML/CFT) Bill, the President said that Presidential
Advisor on Governance, Ms. Gail Teixeira, had been
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GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
Kerry promises ‘intense and sustained’ support for Iraq
(Reuters) - SECRETARY of State John Kerry on Monday promised “intense and sustained” U.S. support for Iraq, but said the divided
country would only survive if its leaders took urgent steps to bring it together. Hours before Kerry arrived in Baghdad, Sunni tribes
who have joined a militant takeover of northern Iraq seized the only legal crossing point with Jordan, security sources said, leaving troops with no presence along the entire western frontier which includes some of the Middle East’s most important trade routes. U.S. President Barack Obama has offered up to 300 American advisers to Iraq but held off granting Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s Shi’ite Muslim-led government’s request for air strikes to counter the two-week advance by Sunni militants. Officials have meanwhile called for Iraqis to form an inclusive government. The insurgency has been fuelled largely by a sense of marginal-
US Secretary of State John Kerry
isation and persecution among Iraq’s Sunnis. “The support will be intense and sustained and if Iraq’s leaders take the necessary steps to bring the country together, it will be effective,” Kerry told reporters in Baghdad. He said Maliki had “on
multiple occasions affirmed his commitment to July 1” as the date to start the formation of a new government bringing in more Sunnis and Kurds to share power, a move Washington is keen to see. Iraqi and Jordanian security sources said tribal leaders were negotiating to hand the Turabil desert border post to Sunni Islamists from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who took two main crossings with Syria in recent days and have pushed the Shi’ite-led government’s forces back toward Baghdad. Iraq state television said late on Monday that the army had recaptured both the crossing with Jordan and the al-Waleed crossing with Syria. Reuters could not inde-
pendently confirm reports due to security restrictions. Ethnic Kurdish forces control a third border post with Syria in the north, leaving no government troops with no presence along Iraq’s 800-km (500-mile) western border. For the insurgents, capturing the frontier is a dramatic step towards the goal of erasing the modern border altogether and building a caliphate across swathes of Syria and Iraq. Kerry said: “Iraq faces an existential threat and Iraq’s leaders have to beat that threat with the incredible urgency that it demands. The very future of Iraq depends on choices that will be made in the next days and weeks.”
Sudan death sentence woman ‘freed’ (BBC News) A SUDANESE woman sentenced to death for abandoning her Islamic faith has been freed from jail, her lawyer has told the BBC. Meriam Ibrahim’s death
She is married to a Christian man and was sentenced under Sharia law to hang for apostasy in May after refusing to renounce Christianity.
Daniel Wani visited his children at the prison near Khartoum
The couple got married in a church after meeting in 2011
penalty was overturned by an appeal court, the official Suna news agency reported.
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Her husband, Daniel Wani, said he was looking forward to seeing her.
He wanted his family to leave Sudan as soon as possible, Mr Wani, who is a US citizen, told the BBC Focus on Africa radio programme. The death sentence for Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, who gave birth to a daughter in prison not long after she was convicted, sparked international outrage. “We are very very happy about this - and we’re going to her now,” Mrs Ibrahim’s
lawyer, Elshareef Ali told the BBC. “They have released her... she’s on her way home,” he said. Mr Ali said Mrs Ibrahim had shown “extraordinary courage” during her ordeal. “It’s a victory for freedom of religion in Sudan... By Meriam’s strong position, we believe that in the future no-one will be subjected to such a trial,” he said.
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Three Brazilians PoS gangs recruiting in Central ...but Johnny Abraham says die in shoot-out in police nipped it in the bud Rio shantytown (BBC News) THREE people have been killed in a shoot-out between police and alleged drug traffickers in a shanty town in the Bra-
moved into Complexo do Alemao in force in 2012 in an effort to wrest control from criminal gangs. With a population of
Shootings continue to be frequent in the area, despite the fact that the Complexo do Alemao was among the first favelas to be “pacified”.
Police say they regularly get ambushed by gang members in the favela
zilian city of Rio de Janeiro. Two youths and a police officer died in the incident in the Complexo do Alemao shanty town, local media reported. Another officer and a youth were injured in the shooting, which happened in the early hours of Monday. The shooting comes as tens of thousands of football fans are in Rio, one of the venues for the 2014 World Cup. STRUGGLE FOR CONTROL Brazilian security forces
100,000 people, it is one of the largest favelas in the Brazilian city and has become something of a tourist destination for visitors wanting to see the poorer parts of Rio. Police said they had been fired at while on patrol in Complexo do Alemao. The officers alleged that the two dead youths had links to drug trafficking. “They use radios to tell each other where there’s a patrol and when they spot a small group of officers, they give orders to attack,” a local policeman told O Globo.
Soldiers first moved into the shanty town in 2010, and in 2012 a permanent police presence was established in the area. For the preceding decades, the area had been a virtual no-go zone for the security forces. Security has been one of the main concerns for the Brazilian authorities during the World Cup and thousands of extra troops and police have been deployed to guarantee the safety of visitors and residents alike.
Two Kingston cops arrested for robbery, abduction KINGSTON, Jamaica – O B S E RV E R O N L I N E has learnt that two police constables were arrested for reasonable suspicion of robbery and abduction in Kingston, yesterday, Sunday, June 22. Reliable sources say that the two officers stopped and searched a motor vehicle in downtown Kingston where they robbed the driver of an undetermined sum of cash then bound his hands and placed him in the back of
the car. According to reports the man was able to free himself and jumped from the moving vehicle into the path of a police unit along Spanish Town Road. The two cops continued driving before abandoning the vehicle further along the road. They attempted to make their escape in a waiting motorcar but the vehicle was intercepted along Prince of Wales Street in Kingston, the source said.
The victim positively identified the two men who were later confirmed as police constables assigned to the Denham Town Police Station. When contacted, the police Corporate Communications Unit refereed O B S E RV E R O N L I N E to Superintendent Steve Brown for details. However attempts to reach Brown by phone Monday morning were unsuccessful.
( Tr i n i d a d G u a r d i a n ) WHAT appeared to be a recruitment drive in Central Trinidad by Rasta City and the Muslims, two Port-of-Spain based gangs, was nipped in the bud recently when the police arrested two key players and slapped some 34 shooting and gun charges on them. “This will keep them busy in the courts for a long time,” head of the Central Division of the Police Service, Johnny Abraham told the Guardian Sunday. He said about a month ago, Enterprise, Chaguanas was the scene of a “little war” between Rasta City and the Muslims. Rasta City is reportedly based in Beetham Gardens and the Muslims in Laventille. National security sources told the Guardian the gangs are viewing their rivalry as “a sort of Chris-
tian/Muslim war”. “They were shooting at people on the road in Crown Trace, Enterprise. About four or five people were shot but no one was killed,” Abraham said. He said officers in the division heard “on the ground” that Rasta City, with the aid of connections in Enterprise, was coming to Central. “We heard a certain clip in the Muslims was trying to get men from Rasta City to join them. They were trying to recruit new members or something. “Them fellas does call meetings, you know. We were informed of a meeting of certain leaders in Arima which men from Central attended.” Abraham admitted there is some gang migration but insisted Port-of-Spain gangs have “not really infiltrated” Central. “When things hot in Port-of-Spain, they run down here. When things hot
here, they run back Port-ofSpain. “But we are keeping our heads on the ground. We want no gangs on Central except Cepep and URP gangs.” Crime tracking Web site Bullet Points says there have been some 20 murders in the Central Division for the year. Abraham, noting he has to confirm those figures, said many of the murders that took place in the division this year were crimes of passion and several of them were of the nature that the police could not pre-empt. Bullet Points records the 20 people were either shot, beaten, stabbed or strangled. Giving an example of the kinds of murders the police cannot avoid, he said, “For instance, you had two men arguing inside a house over money and one stabbed the other.
Five charged with mother, daughter beheading for trial November 17 KINGSTON, Jamaica: A NEW COURT date has been set for the five men charged with the beheading of a woman and her daughter in Lauriston, St Catherine, in July 2011. This morning a date of November 17 was set in the Home Circuit Court as the accused men were not brought to court. Even if they did turn up, the trial would not have started as the scheduled courtroom was being used for another case. The men are Adrian Campbell, Fabian Smith, K e m a r R i l e y, R u s h a n e Goldson and Sanjay Ducally. It is alleged that 19-year-old Joeith Lynch and her 49-year-old mother, Charmaine Cover-Rattray, were asleep at their Lauriston home on July 20, 2011 when men kicked off their door, and entered. The men allegedly murdered the woman and her daughter, then cut off their heads and dumped them
some distance away from the murder scene. The five men were arrested and charged following investigation by the police.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
Here’s hoping that good sense will prevail ONE letter-writer asked how the Government can govern the country under the duress of the Opposition’s constant destructive, anti-developmental and unpatriotic actions. The PPP/C administration delivered the largest Budget to have ever been presented in the National Assembly this year, but it was demolished once again by the Opposition cabal. Each consecutive National Budget has brought a new dynamism to the developmental paradigm of Guyana, which has been accelerating at an unprecedented rate since elections of 1992 precipitated the PPP/C into Government, with stabilised macro-economic fundamentals and sustained growth indices having been consistently achieved for the past eight years, even as many countries are facing recession on a global scale. The discerning can draw a nexus between the PPP Party and the PPP/C Government, because it is the vision and legacy of the Founding Father of the PPP, Dr. Cheddi Jagan, that is driving the phenomenal patterns of progress in this country that he loved so much. The struggles for viability in the agricultural sector, with the focus on non-traditional crops in the industry, and the struggle by the PPP for the restoration of democratic norms and boosting development in Guyana are symbiotic; and this does not diminish the achievements in every sector of national endeavour by the PPP/C Government, because they all go in tandem. Every successive PPP/C Budget shows clearly that the PPP/C administration works for all the people in the land, without fear, favour or prejudice. Except that constrained funds may sometimes force the prioritisation of projects, thus some communities may erroneously assume that some are favoured above others. But the Party of Cheddi Jagan will never discriminate between his people. Of recent times, the agricultural sector in general, and the rice industry in particular, have taken on a development trajectory directly in line with national development under the PPP/C Government. The PPP/C is a governmental construct that is a vital
force that is not static and stagnant, but is like a veritable runaway train that is inexorably taking Guyana to the ultimate goal of peace, progress and prosperity, through the confluences of development with a human face, a concept so dear to Dr. Jagan, which is integral to all the Government’s considerations, decisions, and actions. Since the accession of the PPP to the administrative levels of the Guyanese nation, the PPP/C Government has achieved a near-miraculous turnaround of Guyana’s social development and economic growth; and it is a matter of public record that Guyana was worse than the famous Augean stables when the PPP/C took office in 1992. Every sector has been catalysed, through transformative processes that took our country from an international rating on development graphs as lower or on par with Haiti; but today we are ranked as a middle-income country. Our macro-economic fundamentals have been stabilised, and major financing and other international bodies are lauding our prudent fiscal management, which has achieved a sustained growth rating; and the Millennium Developmental Goal in food security and primary education. We are like a runaway train to progress. This trajectory has been sustained even in the face of a global economic crisis, which is severely and detrimentally impacting Third World nations, even our CARICOM partners; and an Opposition that seems hellbent to stymie, and even cause retrogression in all the gains we have made. The rice sector has been achieving incrementally greater output, as a direct result of the PPP Government’s interventions and facilitating measures; and when one considers that during the tenure of the former regime, Guyana had been forced to import low-quality rice for local consumption, the progress made in this sector is amazing. Today our export market share has increased tremendously. Because of all the facilitating mechanisms and support availed to the agriculture sector by the Government, the rice industry continues to remain one of the main pillars of
Guyana’s economy, and continues to maintain its rating as the second most important agricultural industry in Guyana. Indeed, the government has been the main sustainer of this sector, and the Administration continues to provide significant intervention in the areas of drainage and irrigation, where facilities have been considerably improved, with ongoing works being undertaken in a continuum of efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change and other anomalies detrimentally affecting the agricultural sector. The runaway success in the agricultural sector is directly attributable to the liberalisation and free-trade policies initiated by the current PPP/C Administration, which has re-energised the rice industry and the entire agricultural sector. Many key bodies have denounced the anti-developmental actions and destructive strategies, in and out of Parliament, of those who are intent on stymieing the development of our nation, and the upward mobility of our people; but Budget 2014 has proven once again that the PPP/C Administration is a government of the people. No negative and anti-national actions will derail this country’s developmental trajectory under a PPP/C watch. Budget 2014 has constraints, because Guyana is yet a developing country with limited resources; but given where this country was in 1992, to where it is today, as exemplified by each successive National Budget, Guyana is on track, and cannot be derailed any longer; because every man, woman and child has been provided for in every incrementally larger budget each year. Kudos to the Guyana Government and Dr. Ashni Singh for an exceptionally visionary and people-oriented Budget 2014; and, hopefully, the Opposition will let good sense prevail as Finance Minister Ashni Singh moves to restore the items cut from the Budget this year.
How can the PPP/C govern under such duress? GRANGER is poised to return as PNCR Leader. If Granger is all the PNC has, and Greenidge is not challenging him for leadership of the PNC, then what is the PPP/C waiting for? This is exactly why the PPP/C must never give in to anything the PNC proposes in Parliament. Make no mistake, anything proposed by those in the AFC will be the nail in the PPP’s coffin if Government agrees with, and approves their proposals. Even the hardcore, die-hard supporters of the PNC reject Granger and Greenidge, outright, to lead them. Last election was living proof that the PNC (APNU is just a camouflage) could not amass any major crowds at the street rallies. The Guyanese people knew
something went terribly wrong on election night after the polls closed. On election night, after the polls closed, one Stabroek News blogger, who is close to the AFC, made it known that it is a “PPP/C minority” Government. How could this AFC blogger have known it was a “PPP/C minority” when in fact the results came out days after, but confirmed that it was indeed a “PPP/C minority” win? Then, as weeks went by, we read in the media that 19 polling stations in a PPP/C stronghold were not counted on election night, or any other night for that matter. PNC can change their name from PNC to PNCR to PNC-RIG (most appropriate) to APNU, but Guyanese are not
that dumb as those in the PNC think they are. Only the hardcore, die-hard PNC supporters who have a stake in the PNC will vote PNC, like those in the police, the GDF, and other PNC supporters who are employed by the PPP/C to work in PPP/C Government-run institutions. They are the only ones who love Granger, because he keeps demanding more money from PPP/C for “public servants.” Now, the people know this is all that the PNC boss, Granger, has and nothing more for the masses. The PPP/C must first inform the Guyanese nation what preventative plans they have in place, so as not to have a repeat of what took place last election. What plans are in place
if PNC threatens violence for shared Governance in the event of a PPP/C win? Will the PPP/C find the guts and belly to expel any foreign ambassadors, should they take to the streets again with the PNC and openly declare a PNC victory, despite evidence to the contrary? What plans are in place should there be any dispute to hold vote recounts to ensure all votes are properly counted before declaring a clear winner? The Guyanese nation cannot go on like this for too long, of PNC holding this nation to ransom. Let the voters decide who is to lead this country; whether it be PPP/C or PNC, but it can’t go on like it is at present. The PPP/C stands a great chance of losing the next elec-
tion, simply because the US, UK and the EU are against their winning. The PPP/C stands a great chance of losing the next election, because the security forces in Guyana vote overwhelmingly for PNC, members of which will man these polling stations. The PPP/C must be fair with the Guyanese people and do the right thing for the nation: And that is to call for and hold Local Government Elections and call snap elections now. The PPP/C was helpless and could do nothing but accept blame and responsibility for the Linden protest and killings. The PPP/C was helpless and could do nothing for its citizens when they were beaten, robbed and sexually molested on the Agricola Public Road. The PPP/C is
helpless and did, and is still doing nothing to bring to justice the “INSTIGATORS” of these two dangerous acts perpetrated on its citizens by terrorist masterminds. Despite the PNC’s past violent atrocities on the citizens, no Guyanese in their right mind can fully blame the PNC alone for what took place in Linden and on the Agricola Public Road. This is why I often say PPP/C is very much afraid of the US/UK/ EU/PNC/AFC/GPF/GDF/ GHRA/Red Thread/ Nigel Hughes/Ramjattan/Roopnarine/Glen Lall /Anand Persaud. And I will even throw in Freddie Kissoon and Adam Harris here. T. KING
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I blame both Government and Opposition THE failure to pass the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Finance of Terrorism legislation exposes a glaring lack of effective political leadership, and validates concerns about the country’s pernicious political leadership crisis. One would have assumed that after all the gamesmanship, posturing and rhetoric, our political policymakers, at both the executive and legislative levels, would have buckled down to pass this important legislation. After all, it is only our country’s
– for non-passage of AML/CFT Bill international reputation and economic and social well-being which are endangered. We could not have been more wrong as a people, as this whole episode solidly confirms why one should never make assumptions. In a few days, Guyana will be hit with sanctions and countermeasures by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), and a series of actions detrimental to the overall health of our financial and
economic systems will follow. Days after the announcement of the international ‘blacklisting,’ the propaganda and rhetorical thumping machineries of both the Government and Opposition political parties will become loud, and the finger-pointing will go as far as to poke each other in the eyes. While this theatre plays out, ordinary citizens will be left to ponder what the eventual consequences will mean
to them. Regrettably, some will be sucked into the blame game and choose sides, based on whose argument they believe. However, the truth is that both the Government and Opposition are to be blamed for this failure. The Government, through the Office of the President, should have demonstrated an ‘at-all-cost’ spirit to negotiate and offer concessions to the Opposition to ensure a middle-ground
solution was arrived at, but in the end, the blame-game emerged more disturbingly, as the more desirable route. The Opposition also deliberately squandered the moment. Holding the majority in Parliament, it could have moved the Bill from the select committee level, passed it on the House floor, and sent the Bill to the President for his assent. This was made easier when the Chairwoman and the Executive
Director of the Caribbean FATF offered to lend any technical assistance to the Bill’s sponsors to ensure the finished product would have complied with FATF standards. This suggests our political leaders are failing in their leadership responsibilities to get things done in the people’s best interest. It is time our citizens take the floor in demanding more effective leadership. CLINTON URLING Blue CAPS
The Court should exercise leniency and compassion A FATHER and his son from North Road, Georgetown, were this week’s latest drug busts at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri. They were caught trying to traffic cocaine concealed in the handles and false walls of their suitcases. At the time of their arrest, they were outgoing passengers about to board Flight BW 528 bound for the lucrative North American drug market. The USA destination, in recent times, has become a haven for drug smuggling activity, with persons doing practically anything conceivable to sell the white stuff. In this case, a father utilising his son to transact “business.” Not even delving further into the matter, I would forthrightly recommend a stiff
penalty of not less than 20 years for this beast of a father. A public example should be made of this man, to send a clear message that you cannot, as an irresponsible adult, live a normal life by destroying that of your son. It will also have the dual effect of putting the perpetrators or masterminds behind these ghastly acts in their rightful places. I guarantee you, this was not the first time this father has used his son as a courier to perpetrate his nefarious activities. Of course, the youngster was kind of uncomfortable with the idea of going it alone on other occasions, but this time must have impressed upon the father to accompany him. He would have been tired of the risks taken before, knowing
full well that his entire life can be shattered at any time, if a keen drug enforcement official holds on to him. Now that the mastermind is in custody, then we should let him spend the maximum time in prison. Ironically, at a time when we are celebrating the gift of fathers, is this the “best” gift this father has for his son? If I were the presiding magistrate, I would double the father’s time of incarceration: Ten years for him! And let him serve an additional ten for his son, for destroying his future; that is, poisoning the young impressionable mind of the youth. This father should face the full brunt of the law. A youthful mind can be easily influenced, forcefully so, by his own father. So, I rest my case.
Now, let me relate to you a similar situation that occurred some years ago at a Miami Airport. A Jamaican teenager was intercepted at the American airport trying to smuggle a large quantity of cocaine into that country. She was a mere schoolgirl of 16, caught in the act when she should have been in school. You see, the drug barons of the day were taking advantage of the closeness of Jamaica to the USA; one can make a trip to the USA and return to Jamaica within hours. At the same time, he was utilising the services of some gullible schoolgirls who wanted to live the “high life” of drug smuggling. She was not so lucky this time, because the anti-narcotics agents in Miami caught her red-handed.
Imagine the thought of the parents receiving a call from immigration officials that their daughter had been charged for trafficking in drugs in another country. The parents of the youngster could not believe what immigration officials were telling them, of a daughter being in Miami when they knew for a fact that their daughter was supposed to have been at school in Montego Bay. However, they had to admit the fact, as the truth gradually settled in. The most distressing part of this story is the fact that the schoolgirl could not reveal the name of the guy she was working for, reasons being those parents would have been dealt with swiftly; as they say, in Jamaican parlance, “awe dust the gaal family,” “dust”
meaning kill as in “dust to dust” used at funerals. In this regard, she had to suffer the consequences alone. The Guyana situation is different, because we have the father who is the mastermind, and he should face the full weight of the law. On the other hand, I would have his son sentenced to community service, and a rigorous counselling programme, because a sterner punishment would have been classified as wasting the years of an otherwise productive youth at the behest of a hardened criminal father. This is the time for the court to exercise its better judgment by exploring the possibilities of leniency and compassion. NEIL ADAMS
UG commences four-day stakeholder consultation on increased tuition fees today By Ravin Singh AFTER much controversy surrounding the issue of increasing tuition fees at Guyana’s premier tertiary institution, the University of Guyana will today commence the first leg of a fourday series of consultations regarding the proposal. Speaking at a press briefing yesterday, in the Education Lecture Theatre (ELT) at Turkeyen, Vice-Chancellor, Professor Jacob Opadeyi related that there is a need for positive change at UG and it is either the University is kept in its current state or it makes the necessary improvements to become internationally competitive.
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Professor Jacob Opadeyi
He stressed that there is a need for resources which have been lacking at the facility and the idea of in-
creasing the tuition from GYD$127,000 annually to US$1,000 will aid the institution’s development. Opadeyi noted that the tuition fee was set at US$1,000 in 1994, which was equivalent to GYD$127,000 at that time. However, he continued that as a result of the Guyanese dollar depreciating, US$1,000 would now be around GYD$210,000 but UG still charges GYD$127,000 as annual fees. According to the Vice-Chancellor, the University must be a self-sustained one so as to avoid political interferences. As a result, the increase in tuition would aid in assisting all these develop-
mental strategies and provide better services to its students. One such visible improvement seen by Opadeyi is the need for the rehabilitation of the football field which he described as a “fish pond” following heavy showers. The development of programmes which are limited due to the lack of funding and high fees required by researchers from global markets are also issues which require a substantial amount of funding. These needs, therefore, must be met so as to foster development at the institution, Opadeyi noted. “We need to create a new future for the University” he said, while noting that the challenges faced by UG are
“We need to create a new future for the University” - the challenges faced by UG are enormous and as a result growth is stifled - Vice-Chancellor Jacob Opadeyi.
enormous and as a result, growth is stifled. Commenting on whether he believes the successful implementation of an increased tuition fee for students will result in a decline in the student population, the Vice-Chancellor assured that he is certain there will be no decline. He maintained that if the adjustment which will result in an increase is achieved, “we will take care of those who cannot afford it.” It was noted that in 2012, the University of Guyana Council reiterated the need for the UG administration to
implement the adjustment of tuition fees to the current exchange rate and again it was not implemented. In that light, the governing body has stated that in a move to improve the offerings and the infrastructure of the institution, they have now seen it necessary to engage the national community through a series of stakeholder consultations. The consultations which will run for four days commencing today will aim to sensitise UG stakeholders regarding the current financial position of the University; Turn to page 7
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Health Ministry to launch Woman claiming police harassment National Mental Health slapped with Action Plan soon seven charges THE Ministry of Health will soon be launching a National Mental Health Action Plan to deal with the numerous aspects of mental health. The Ministry is hoping to launch it in October on World Mental Health Day. This was announced yesterday by Minister of Health Dr. Bheri Ramsaran during a press briefing at the Ministry. He pointed out that the plan will focus on the integration of mental health into the primary health care services, and will include training for family doctors, nurses and medex in mental health management, along with improving Psychiatric Services at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). It will also focus on dealing with several contributing factors to the illness. These include the development of a National Suicide Prevention Strategy (NSPS), a Homeless Action Plan (HAP) and a Drug Rehabilitation Programme (DRP). A draft for the Mental Health Promotion and Prevention Plan (MHPPP) will also be developed Legislation is also one of issues that will be looked at under this plan. This will see the Guyana Mental Health Policy and Plan 2014-2020 being updated, the preparation of a policy and guidelines to use psychotropic
substances and the finalisation of Guyana’s relevant legislation. Under this plan, human resource training will be given priority. Emphasis will be placed on incorporating mental health into the curriculum for professional Nurses and Nursing Assistant Programmes and the provision of the Masters in Medicine in the Neuropsychiatry Programme. Minister Ramsaran noted that thus far, 250 individuals from different areas of the medical field have been trained in this area. The Minister highlighted that emphasis will be placed on having more Cuban trained physiologists in the scholar-
ship programme. Meanwhile, Minister Ramsaran pointed out that the ministry will be launching a Presidential Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Commission which has been approved by Cabinet and President Donald Ramotar, and will focus on hypertension, diabetes, cancer and heart conditions. One of the major partners in this initiative is the Ministry of Education with whom the Health Ministry has been working. This commission will be launched in September during the official launching of the Ministry’s Wellness Warriors. (GINA)
… Police source refutes claim, alleges woman was drunk & bit cop By Leroy Smith
Minister of Health Dr. Bheri Ramsaran speaking to the media
Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation’s Senior Psychiatrist, Dr. Bhairo, Harry along with Dr. Jorge Balseiro at the press conference
TWENTY-seven-year-old Odessa Seenanan of 8th Street, Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara has accused police ranks at Diamond/Grove Police Station of harassment, reportedly being instigated by her husband. Having since fled her home, moving to Berbice following an abusive relationship, she told the Guyana Chronicle that she is being subjected to the ordeal all
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Odessa Seenanan shows lacerations to her left ear, which she said she sustained from her husband during one of the normal beating sessions
President urges small business involvement ... dispatched to Paris, France to represent Guyana’s position to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The FATF met yesterday to discuss Guyana’s fate following its failure to pass the AML/CFT (Amendment) Bill, and President Ramotar observed that the Government has been working to
adopt measures which can be taken to alleviate the potential blacklisting of the nation’s financial system. He noted that blacklisting would negatively influence the development sectors, and stressed that he had made an offer to the Opposition that he would be willing to pass their pro-
posed amendments to the AML/CFT Bill on condition that if the bill was found to be non-compliant with FATF regulations, the Opposition would accept the amendments that would make the legislation FATF-compliant; but, regrettably, this caveat did not find favour with the combined opposition.
Small business entrepreneurs gathered at the 11th Annual General Meeting of the Small Business Development Financing Trust Inc.
“Here, again, I think that I need your support, because all of us -- every single person -- could be affected, and we all need to work together to come out of this situation that we are in”, the President appealed. Non-passage of the AML/CFT Bill threatens the development of Guyana, since the bill was introduced as a result of an international process that responds to the growing threat of international terrorism. President Ramotar noted that the aim of the bill is to standardise, in every country, the legislation with the aim of preventing crimes of money laundering, terrorist financing, and other international criminal activities. A country that is not compliant with FATF regulations is assumed to be friendly with international criminals, mon-
ey launderers and terrorists. “This is an issue that affects every single Guyanese, regardless of what political parties you belong to”, President Ramotar continued. ACCESS TO INFORMATION President Ramotar expressed concerns at the lack of information available to facilitate financing of small businesses in the sector. “I suspect that there are many people out there who need support in starting a small business and who do not know where to turn,” he observed. Urging for more proactive attempts from organisations like the Small Business Development Finance Trust, President Ramotar pointed out that there is not enough information on sources of
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finance. He attributed the reluctance of small investors to approach financing institutions to the fear of being rejected and the lack of information. The President said the role of micro financing organisations is undeniable. He said that, aside from loans, there is urgent need for technical assistance in the areas of accessing customers and supplies, access to entrepreneurial mentorship, assistance in effective accounting and management, and ideal markets for selling products. The President therefore urged the organisation to recognise the many challenges confronting small businesses, and called on the organization to cooperate with the Government in finding solutions and responses to such challenges.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
Old Kai: Chronicles of Guyana…
Opposition-controlled M&CC in 1996 bought executive vehicles with $15M Gov’t aid
… funds were meant for city clean-up THE year was 1996, four years on from the historic 1992 elections, which meant many things; but importantly, it marked a halt to Guyana’s economic slide. Virtually no money is in the treasury; the private sector has been decimated; inflation was now being brought under control; and shortages still existed in some areas, because the economic transformation could not possibly have been automatic. There is a lot of work to be done, but the financial resources available were limited. All across Georgetown resembled a mine-field: Kids would make paper boats and play in the huge sinkholes termed ‘potholes’ in many areas, one example being in Garnett Street, Newtown, Kitty, which is now one of the main routes for the Kitty/ Campbellville minibuses. Local Government elections were held three years ago, and no less a person than Hamilton Green is once again serving as Mayor. This is after the PNC backtracked on an earlier agreement with the PPP/C to rotate the mayorship every year among the three Parties represented in the M&CC. Mayor Green of the then GGG, a splintered faction from the PNC, served the first year; the PPP/C supported the PNC’s candidate, Ranwell Jordan, for the second year. But when it was time for the PPP’s turn, the PNC teamed up with the GGG and used their majority to implant Mayor Green once again. The state of Georgetown during this period was a reflection of the entire country, and the PPP/C administration
was to embark on an initial $1B extensive road rehabilitation campaign across the City. But why was the Government forced to embark on this project, which continues today, where it is expending hundreds of millions annually to rehabilitate roads in the City which falls under the responsibility of the M&CC? Why did it not seek to go through the M&CC? Was this not an act of undermining the Council, as is being claimed today by Mayor Green and his acolytes whenever they are given space in the press? Well, the truth will take us back to an incident involving a $15M aid to City Hall by the Government in 1996. The money was released through the Local Government Ministry for ‘the clearing of drains and repairing roadways’ to aid citizens who desperately needed these services, as they still do today, only for the Council to divert the funds to reportedly purchase ‘expensive executive cars’. The GGG/PNC used their combined majority over the PPP/C in the Council, similar to what the AFC/PNC-APNU currently does in the National Assembly today, to outvote the PPP/C Councillors in a motion on whether to use the cash to clear drains and repair roadways, or to buy executive cars. Such was the level of commitment of the Opposition-dominated Council to improve the Capital City; yet today, they find it convenient to lay blame for the state of Georgetown on the PPP/C Government. The records would show that at every step of the way, the Central Government was supportive of the Council, despite the
obvious challenges. It was the government which provided land to relocate Water Street vendors and clear the entire area, making it easier for citizens to conduct their business unhindered in this commercial section of the Capital City. All the City Council was required to do was to maintain the area, but, sadly, today the situation has returned to the state it was before the government’s intervention. It was the government which intervened to clear up sections of the Stabroek Market area, demolishing illegal structures which had encroached on the reserves, and hindered the flow of traffic, while also easing the congestion of the minibus parks. It was roundly criticised for this move, including City Hall, but today, many continue to benefit from the initiative. It was the government which intervened and cleared the Railway Embankment section, from Main Street to a bit over Vlissengen Road of squatting, which was being done under deplorable health conditions, with almost no effort from City Hall to correct the situation. Government came under attack again for this initiative, during which it provided house lots and assistance for relocation. The records would show the constant effort by the government to improve the aesthetics of Georgetown, with almost no help from the City Council, which, in some cases, criticised rather than supported these initiatives. Tomorrow, we will focus, probably, on the biggest irony of street vending. We will judge the sincerity of Mayor Hamilton Green and Co. to the plight of vendors.
Hammie and his hypocritical nature MONDAY’S display by the Chief Citizen, His Worship the Mayor of Georgetown, Mr Hamilton Green, of what was definitely downright discourteous and disrespectful behaviour following the visit of the Minister of Local Government, can only be described as unmasking the contradictions, while concomitantly revealing the hypocritical nature of the man. OBSERVER must remind all that this is the same citizen who had once been prime minister of Guyana, and who more than so many, ought not to be reminded as to the meaning of protocol and respect for functional authority. And we all recall how much he has been lamenting the need for respect among citizens, and the need for that well-known phrase of his – A moral and spiritual revival. Yet look what he has done. Would he, in his heyday, have accepted such? We all
know the answer. Wholly contradictory, too, since Minister Whittaker’s visit to the City Hall, OBSERVER is sure, concerned discussing the many problems that have placed the Council under siege, with the intention of finding solutions. And what better functionary could have visited the City Hall, than the subject Minister. Is the Mayor for real? Surely, this is Hammie, whose many lamentations about the need for all parties to work together for the good of the City and its citizens, have finally been proven to be the opposite. This is Hammie, who sought to impose the only brand of politics he seems to comprehend, which in the process accrues to total disregard for the welfare of citizens. So much for that moral and spiritual revival talk!
Minister Norman Whittaker
Mayor Hamilton Green
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First stone depot opens in – 1,000 tonnes expected Georgetown every three days THE first stone depot in Georgetown yesterday received its initial shipment of 1,000 tonnes of stone at Battery Road, Kingston, just behind the Guyana Forestry Commission. Mr Vishnu Ramdial of Durban Quarries said that with the heavy demand for stone, the new operation is available to anyone who wishes to purchase. Obtainable are different grades from ½ inch, ¾ inch and others. The supply is expected to be renewed every two to three days. Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Mr. Robert Persaud, who inspected the shipment said that a lot of the stone will go towards housing, road and sea defence projects. Observing that there have been complaints of a shortage, the minister said it is the belief that quarry operators in Guyana can do better. “They can scale up their output to meet the market. It is always sad when local contractors and even the government itself, have to contemplate importing quarry material given the vast resources,” he pointed out. Minister Persaud noted
Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Mr. Robert Persaud, examines the stone whilst Mr Vishnu Ramdial of Durban Quarries looks on
an off loading facility. The current location was identified through discussions with the Ministry of Public Works, and the company invested in a barge and tug. Minister Persaud expressed the hope that through the facilitation “we will see an increased supply to the market especially to the construction sector.” He also hopes that this move would satisfy the stone shortage and that other operators would utilise the resources and improve it. Mr. Persaud also said that his Ministry is currently
reviewing the terms and conditions of quarry operators and an excess of a dozen applications for operations in the country are currently being reviewed. He noted that whilst wanting to upscale the sector, “we are looking at new entrants to support the construction boom in the country, and remove the reliance on imported stone.” He also pointed to the boom in the construction sector which has increased the demand for stone, and expressed the hope that more quarry operators would respond. (GINA)
The tug and barge of Durban Quarries deliver stone at the Battery Road location, yesterday
that there have been a number of meetings with quarry operators involving different ministries and one of the complaints raised was logistics. He observed that it was not just shortage of materials, but bringing the material to the market and having the necessary depot. He said his ministry worked with Durban Quarries while at the same time sought to work with other operators in terms of ironing
out their difficulties. The minister said several issues were addressed and worked out including the procurement of spares through the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), as well as getting support from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC). With respect to Durban Quarries, the minister stated that the operator did not have
Agricola Community Centre ground to be refurbished – Commander Clifton Hicken By Asif Hakim THE Agricola Community Centre ground at the back of the community had been abandoned for some ten years but it will soon be refurbished, according to Commander of
‘A’ Division, Senior Superintendent Clifton Hicken. The Commander along with his high powered team of Traffic Chief, Superintendent Calvin Brutus, Impact Base Head, Deputy Superintendent Wayne DeHearte and OC of Ruimveldt
Police Station, Deputy Superintendent Khali Pareshrsam held an outreach programme in the community. Residents have pointed out that Agricola has one of the best football teams in the country and the players usually have to use the ground in Eccles to practice.
Commander Hicken, along with his officers and the engineer, having a discussion concerning rehab works to the Agricola Community Centre ground
Residents making their complaints about the ground to Hicken, as other police officers look on
But Commander Hicken said that he wants Agricola to have a sporting facility of its own. He also acknowledged that the community is well known for doing well in sports, since the time he was attached to the Tactical Services Unit (TSU) and visited there regularly on patrol. The fence material and labour would be donated by the Ministry of Public Works, while the sand, dirt and wood would
be donated by the police ‘A’ Division. Chief Building Engineer of the Ministry of Public Works, Mr Howard Samaroo, who visited and inspected the ground, said that the ground will have to be weeded, levelled and fenced. The residents of Agricola said that they would assist in the work because they need their ground back. One resident told the Chronicle that since Mr. Hicken took over ‘A’ Division a
lot of work has been done and no other Commander had done so much before in the Division. Mr. Hicken, since taking over as Commander of ‘A’ Division, has been pushing numerous programmes such as the Impact Albouystown project, medical outreaches, meetings with the business community and forming various Community Policing Groups, among other initiatives.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
Inclement weather leaves several communities inundated …gradual easing of rain forecast
A flooded section of Cummings Street between Robb and Regent Streets yesterday This section of Middle Street made traversing difficult for pedestrians and some motorists
By Sandy Agasen HEAVY and prolonged showers last night and yesterday morning have left several commercial and residential areas of Georgetown and some coastal communities inundated. Many woke up to flooded yards, lower flats, streets, and even main roadways, causing inconvenience to persons by the
disruption of their daily routine. The Hydro-meteorological Service informed this publication that between 10.0mm and 30.0mm of rainfall had been recorded over all regions during a six-hour period to noon yesterday. The highest totals were recorded over Regions 7 (Cuyuni/Mazaruni), 8 (Potaro/ Siparuni), 10 (Upper Demerara/Upper Berbice), and in coastal
and near inland areas. The Hydro-met office added that recent rainfall made the ground “wet”, but additional rainfall has the potential to bring flooding. However, the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) has implemented measures, among which is the formation of an Emergency Committee to address potential flooding in the city and elsewhere. Drainage pumps are
Weather Outlook for the week ► Today: Cloudy to overcast skies can be expected, with light to moderate showers over coastal areas and Region 7 during the morning periods, becoming partly sunny into the afternoon. ► Heavy thundershowers are likely over Region 8. Other areas across Guyana would likely experience occasional showers. Rainfall is expected between 25.0 and 40.0 mm over coastal areas and Region 7, and between 60 millimetres (mm) and 100mm over Region 8. ► Wednesday: Partly cloudy to cloudy skies can be expected, with a few scattered, light-to-moderate showers over coastal areas. Other areas can expect isolated showers. Rainfall is expected up to a maximum of 20mm over coastal areas. ► Thursday: Partly cloudy conditions can be expected, with sunny skies and brief cloudy periods along with isolated to scattered light showers. Rainfall is expected up to a maximum of 15mm over coastal areas. ► Friday: Cloudy to overcast skies can be expected, with occasional to frequent light-to-moderate showers over regions 1 and 2. Other areas can expect partly cloudy to cloudy skies, with brief isolated showers. Rainfall is expected up to a maximum of 30mm over regions 1 and 2, and up to a maximum of 10.0mm over other areas.
A section of Bourda Market was inundated, causing these vending locations to be closed for the day
working efficiently, and some have been installed at emergency drainage locations to ensure efficient and effective recession of floodwaters. Flash flood warnings are in effect for flood-prone areas within Regions 3 (Essequibo Islands/West Demerara), 4 (Demerara/ Mahaica), 5 (Mahaica/ Berbice) 6 (East Berbice/ Corentyne), and Region 10. The Regional Democratic Councils (RDCs) in the various regions told this publication that they have not had any serious case of flooding in any of their respective villages, but low-lying areas have expectedly been affected.
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present plans for improving the offerings and facilities at the University; present plans for the adjustments of the University’s tuition fees and seek feedback on the modalities for implementation; and gain support for the current and future plans of the University. The consultation which will commence at 10:00hrs today in the George Walcott Lecture Theatre will be geared to address the con-
cerns of the staff followed by that of the student body at 14:30hrs. The following day, the target group will be members of the public sector and political directorate, followed by members of the private sector and NGOs on Thursday. The final day, Friday, the consultation process will conclude at the Berbice campus and will be open to staff, students, the advisory board and the general public.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
Woman claiming police harassment ...
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because her husband of five years has been seeing another woman. In an interview with this newspaper, yesterday, Seenanan recalled being placed before the courts to face seven charges; but according to one police source, the woman has another charge coming her way, and this one is for damage to property. She related that her husband has been physically abusing her, and the police at the station in the area do not respond to her complaints; but whenever her husband needs the police, they are at his beck and call. She showed this publication some photographs of lacerations she had received at the hands of the man she had been living with for the past five years, and she said her children had witnessed the assaults. According to her, there are two houses on a plot of land, one which is owned by her husband, and the other which she and him built during their union. She said the man was given a restraining order to stay one hundred feet away from her, but he has been breaching that restriction. The mother of two said that, last week Tuesday, she travelled from Berbice to the home in Diamond, but was not able to enter, since there was someone else with a child in the house. Although she was not able to see the other person, she was convinced that the woman was the new person in the manâ€™s life. She said she asked the woman to open the door, but the woman refused, and while she was trying to open one of the louvre windows, it broke. Shortly after, the police arrived in the company of her husband, and she was promptly arrested and taken to the East La Penitence Police Station, where she There are bruises over the eyes of Odessa was charged and Seenanan, which she said she received from locked up. She said the her husband entire episode had been caught on a phone recording which the police took possession of. According to Odessa, she was, and remains concerned that when the police arrived to arrest her, they came without a female officer, hence, she had refused to allow the male police ranks to arrest her. POLICE DETAILS Meanwhile, late yesterday afternoon, a senior police officer who is close to the investigation informed the Guyana Chronicle that there was a development involving the woman and her behaviour at a home in Diamond. The police source, who is not authorised to speak with the media, informed that the police had not been ignoring the womanâ€™s complaints, as she suggested, and that there is no evidence at this time to show that the police were being paid by the man to harass the woman. This publication was told that the man the woman calls husband visited the police station and made a report concerning the development at his home, where the woman visited and broke windows of the house, while behaving in a disorderly manner. The source also stated that at the time of the entire episode, she was under the influence of alcohol. The police source said the woman was not harassed by police officers who showed up to effect the arrest, and although male police officers had indeed visited to make the arrest, a female rank later arrived on the scene in response to a request for female back-up. The police source, a senior police officer, informed that the ranks who arrested the woman were on patrol, but the source made it clear that nothing stops a party of male police officers from arresting females. However, when it comes to stop-and-search exercises and carrying out a search of any female who is arrested or detained by the police, that can only be done by female police officers. The woman did not indicate to the Guyana Chronicle if the police had searched her, or had attempted to do so. Odessa Seenanan was charged with four counts of assault. One alleges that she had bitten a peace officer, another alleges disorderly behaviour, another alleges threatening behaviour, and the last one alleges resisting arrest. She is still to be slapped with a charge of damage to property.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
PPP rejects APNU’s call for COI into shooting of protestors --Says matter should go to Parliamentary Oversight Committee
THE ruling party, yesterday, rejected A Partnership for National Unity’s (APNU) motion, which was passed by the National Assembly last Thursday and called for a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the shooting of the party’s protestors on December 6, 2011. The People’s Progressive Party (PPP), in a statement, said 0000........................... that the matter should have gone to the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on the security sector and called for the “speedy establishment” of the Committee. “Our Party takes this opportunity to reiterate its call for the speedy establish-
ment of the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on the Security Sector and for the Speaker of the National Assembly to convene soonest a meeting of Parliamentary Parties for this purpose. The PPP stands willing to provide any support that may be deemed necessary,” the statement said. AVOIDING COMMITTEE The PPP added that the motion is “another deliberate and calculated attempt by the Opposition” to avoid having security related matters come under the purview of the Parliament, in which a motion was passed for the estab-
lishment of a Parliamentary Oversight Committee on the Security Sector that “we believe would provide the best mechanism for the resolution of security related issues,” the party said. The ruling party also highlighted the frequent Opposition’s utterances on the importance of Parliamentary Committees to deal with issues which impact our society, yet exhibits reluctance for the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on the Security Sector to deal with subject issues. The PPP statement said, “The PPP believes that partisan self-interest is the bedrock of the APNU’s un-
National Assembly approves names of nominees for Judicial and Police Service Commissions By Derwayne Wills
THE National Assembly last Thursday approved the names of nominees for the Police and Judicial Service Commissions to be approved by the President. The names approved by the National Assembly; to be referred to the President, included the Deputy Commissioner of Police (ret’d), Mr. Lloyd Alvin Smith; Assistant Commissioner of Police (ret’d), Mr. Harold Martin; Assistant Commissioner of Police (ret’d) and practicing Attorney-at-Law, Mr. Keith Malcolm John; and Mr. Omesh Satyanand. Nominees were drawn from the Police Association, the Association of Former Members of the Guyana Police Force, the National Commission on Law and Order, and the National Community Policing Executive. Presidential Adviser on Governance and Chief Whip for the Government, Ms. Gail Teixeira, speaking on behalf of the motion, noted that the nominations represented “a broad spectrum of persons from the Police Association, Association of Former Members of the Guyana Police Force, the National Commission on Law and Order, and the National Community Policing Executive. And there is a good spread of former police, as well as civilian representatives in order to ensure that the Commission did not only include officers but also the
Gail Teixeira voice of civilians. Teixeira commended the work of the Parliamentary Committee on Appointments. She noted that the Committee had held to the resolution that was set out during the Ninth Parliament to have meaningful consultations with the four organisations that are representative of the majority of members in the Guyana Police Force. On the functions of the Police Service Commission, the Chief Whip, in an invited comment, stated that the mandate of such a commission is aimed at recruitment, appointment, promotions and discipline. In dealing with the discipline of members of the Police Force, she noted that it is only when there is an issue referred to the commission where accusations of abuse can be proven that the commission may dismiss members who were involved. Chairman of the Committee of Appointments, Dr. George Norton, presenting the motion, asserted that in keeping with Article 210 (1) (c) of the constitution, after meaningful consultation with
relevant bodies, nominees are drawn from these bodies and those nominees are approved by the National Assembly. The list of nominees will then be presented to the President for approval, after he has consulted meaningfully with the Leader of the Opposition. On the appointment to the Judicial Service Com-
Dr. George Norton mission, the National Assembly unanimously approved the nomination of Justice Lennox Perry (ret’d) in accordance with Article 198 (2)(c) of the Constitution for appointment by the President, after meaningful consultation with the Leader of the Opposition. “[The] Judicial Service Commission is one of the greatest difficulty and we call for the expeditious handling of the discussions between the Leader of the Opposition and the President, to be able to have the additional nominee, other than those which come from Parliament,” Teixeira stressed.
willingness to activate the oversight committee. “The Opposition is fully aware that if such a committee were to be established, they would not have a free reign to launch their continuous attacks on the PPP/C Government and the Minister of Home Affairs. Such wanton attacks, which have become a characteristic of the Opposition, seem to provide optimal gratification for their daily diet of verbal bombardment aimed at the Government. It would therefore be challenging for the Opposition to delink their engrained proclivity from acting in a professional manner. “More importantly, our Party strongly believes that the main reason for the Opposition’s reluctance to have this oversight body in place is because this committee must be headed by the Government minister. This obvi-
ously is not to the liking of the Opposition since their propensity is to dominate positions within the National Assembly as in the case of the Speaker, the Deputy Speaker and the majority they have taken in Parliamentary Committees. Yet this is the same Opposition, which has the temerity to accuse the Government of not engaging in inclusiveness.” DECEPTIVE POLITICS The party also decried what it termed “deceptive politics” under the guise of claiming to have the Guyanese people’s interests at heart. “It is clear indication of their unwillingness to have a resolution to security related matters institutionalised within the Parliamentary framework,” the PPP said. The ruling party also highlighted the fact that the Disciplined Service Com-
mission Report, of which the Leader of the Opposition, Brigadier (Rt) David Granger was part of, had called for the establishment of a Security Commission. The statement said, “It is clear that Mr. Granger and the Opposition, therefore, have no excuse for delaying the establishment of this Parliamentary Oversight Committee on the Security Sector or the Security Committee. In this context, Mr. Granger must immediately let the public know which of these two he wishes to be associated with.” Additionally, the National Assembly is expected to address another APNU motion calling for the appointment of a CoI to investigate the incidence of criminal violence from 2004 to 2010 in Guyana. The motion was first tabled in December, 2012.
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PPP optimistic over establishment of local law school By Sandy Agasen THE People’s Progressive Party (PPP), in light of the debacle with the Council for Legal Education and the Hugh Wooding Law School, expressed its optimism that Guyana will soon have a Law School of its own. A statement from the party said, “The PPP is optimistic that it is only a question of time before the country has its own Law School which would allow all Guyanese students who are desirous of completing the Law programme to be able to do so.” These comments followed the party’s acknowledgment of the fact that there is a growing demand for law graduates. COMMENDED The ruling party also
commended President Donald Ramotar and the Attorney-General (AG) and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, for successfully representing the Guyanese students for admission at the Hugh Wooding Law School. Nandlall, last week, con-
tomatically place the 25 students at the Trinidad-based school had left students apprehensive about their future. The automatic admission was an arrangement that existed under a collaborative agreement between the University of the West
The PPP is optimistic that it is only a question of time before the country has its own Law School which would allow all Guyanese students who are desirous of completing the Law programme to be able to do so.” firmed that the top 25 law students from the University of Guyana (UG) have been cleared for entry to the Hugh Wooding Law School, under the automatic entry agreement. The decision not to au-
Indies, the Council of Legal Education and UG. The agreement has expired, and was not being renewed for the year 2014, the basis for the controversial decision. Also, an additional 10 students who are non-Guy-
anese nationals graduating out of the said programme will enjoy automatic entry to Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica or the Eugene Dupuch Law School, in the Bahamas, depending on which zone their territory falls. The decision follows a teleconference on Monday, which was requested by President Donald Ramotar. The meeting was chaired by CARICOM Chair and Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, Chairperson of the Council of Legal Education, Ms. Jacqueline Samuels-Browne, QC, Head of the UG Law Department, Sheldon Mc Donald, and the Principals of the Hugh Wooding Law School, the Eugene Dupuch Law School and Norman Manley Law School, as well as Guyana’s AG. Monday’s meeting followed the first response from CARICOM’s Chair to Samuels-Brown after the matter was raised by President
Ramotar at the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM, during its 25th Inter-Sessional Meeting, held on March 10 and 11, in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. WELCOMED DECISION The PPP, in its statement, also noted that the decision was a welcomed one, particularly since Guyanese students generally are always known to do well at the Hugh Wooding Law School. “This is indeed a step in the right direction as Guyanese students generally are always known to do well at the Hugh Wooding Law School and in numerous instances have made it to the Honour Roll,” the statement said. The PPP also underscored the importance the PPP has placed on higher education since it took office in 1992 and pointed out that this was the reason for the establishment of the University of Guyana (UG) in 1963. “The PPP has always
placed a high premium on higher education which is a necessary pre-requisite for national development,” the statement said, also adding that the party’s investments in this area have been done despite the strong objection from People’s National Congress (PNC) and “other prophets of doom,” as was the case with the establishment of UG. It highlighted the fact that the University of Guyana saw many tremendous developments and has now expanded in the range of offerings and boasts its own Medical School and other faculties - engineering, arts, social and natural sciences. The matter of Guyana’s law students’ entry to Hugh Wooding is expected to be addressed again at the next CARICOM Heads of Government Conference, which is scheduled to take place at the Sandals Grande Antigua Resort and Spa, St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda, July 1 to 4, 2014.
Education Minister anticipates on-time delivery of quality furniture for schools - Gov’t will apply penalties if requirements are not met
EDUCATION Minister Priya Manickchand and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education Delma Nedd last Friday held a meeting with contractors who will be constructing furniture for schools across Guyana. According to a press release from the Ministry of Education, the meeting was called to discuss the importance of contractors meeting their contractual obligations, specifically emphasising the importance of them delivering the furniture on time and of an acceptable quality. The Education Minister pointed out at the meeting
Minister of Education Priya Manickchand that the Government of Guyana, in understanding the importance of education in a country’s development, allocated approximately $300M, so that every child can be comfortably seated in the classroom poised to receive quality education.
PENALTIES She said also that the most desirous outcome of the meeting would be that quality furniture is delivered on time but emphasised that if these requirements are not met, the Government will apply penalties under the relevant contracts. The contractors present at the meeting undertook to do their best to meet the conditions they agreed to under the various contracts and expressed a deep understanding of the need to provide good furniture in a timely manner.
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TravelSpan Guyanese flight attendants ‘doing extremely well’ in FAA training course By Rebecca Ganesh-Ally
The 14 TravelSpan flight attendant trainees who left Guyana on June 4 for formal training at Vision Airline’s Office in Nevada, Las Vegas to be conducted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are reported to be “doing extremely well.” Speaking at a press conference at the Executive Lounge at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Vanita Jagnarain, General Manager of TravelSpan Guyana had explained that the company started advertising the existing vacancies for flight attendants in January
- due to return by Thursday
2014, and the company had received hundreds of applications. Thirty applicants were shortlisted and all are to be trained by the FAA. Fourteen Guyanese left here on June 4 for the training that will last three weeks. In view of the class size, all prospective flight attendants were not accommodated in the first batch. The remaining sixteen are scheduled to leave at the end of June to be trained. Jagnarain, in an invited comment, stated that after almost two weeks of training “the flight attendants are doing extremely well. The
candidates are more than half way through their training exercise which comes to an end this week. We are told that officials at the training facility are very impressed with the trainees and their capabilities.” She also related that on June 15 “the staff of Vision Airlines Training Center in Las Vegas, Nevada was very impressed by the hard work and dedication of the Guyanese students and as a reward the flight attendants travelled on a Vision Airlines 737 aircraft this past Sunday to visit the Grand Canyon in
Arizona.” “We are impressed with the progress of our Guyanese flight attendants and we are very pleased that they had a relaxing day visiting one of the wonders of the world,” related Rob Binns, Director of TravelSpan. “We expect to have the individuals back in Guyana by Thursday, June 26. For quite a few of them, that will be their first flight as a certified flight attendant, they will actually be working on the return flight to Guyana. We anticipate having all 14 of them work the flights by
month-end,” Vanita Jagnarain said. In closing, she reiterated that “we are thrilled to be in a position to offer such an amazing opportunity to these young and talented individuals. TravelSpan remains committed to Guyana and to the Guyanese people. We know this move will better help to service our customers.” TravelSpan Incorporated was set to begin direct flights between New York and Guyana starting December 14, 2013 after being cleared by the US Department of Transport. The airline was established in April 2006 and began operations in Guyana shortly after being granted
TravelSpan’s Guyanese flight attendants at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA.
licences to provide regional and international services. TravelSpan Guyana is a sister company of the existing TravelSpan Inc. which operates charter services between Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and North America. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the national aviation authority of the United States. And as an agency of the United States Department of Transportation, it has authority to regulate and oversee all aspects of American civil aviation. The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 created the organisation under the name Federal Aviation Agency. The agency adopted its current name in 1966 when it became a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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RODNEY’S DEATH: AN EN
Special Report on the Rodney Commissio WHAT went wrong with Guyana? Why had the nation plummeted to socio-economic depression, authoritarian dictatorship, food shortages and a crippling housing crisis? Could we avoid that ever happening again to our nation? Guyanese see emerging out of the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry the answers to these troubling questions, with yesterday’s hearings providing sobering insight into how the Guyanese people suffered from covert political maneuvering and dictatorial abuse of law and order under the autocratic Government of the People’s National Congress (PNC). The PNC rigged elections in Guyana for 28 years, operating as an authoritarian dictatorship, resulting in the political assassination of several Guyanese. Testimony at the Commission yesterday revealed how Guyana sunk to a staggering totalitarian state by the 1980’s. Guyanese citizens saw the PNC Government deny them basic food and freedom of the press, and left them lurching under a crippling housing crisis and devastated local communities. The situation got so draconian and ugly that Guyanese saw the political assassination of their populous political leader and world famous scholar, Dr Walter Rodney, in a bomb blast on the streets of their capital city, Georgetown, on June 13, 1980. The dark secrets, murderous plots and dictatorial conspiracies of the PNC Government lay dormant for over three decades, before President Donald Ramotar overcame obstacles to establish a Presidential Commission to probe why Dr Rodney was assassinated. The Commission’s job is to unearth the truth about why Guyanese saw their nation plummet to the deadly point
Trinidadian Lawyer Keith Scotland cross examining Robert Gates during Rodney’s COI yesterday. (Cullen Bess-Nelson photo)
of assassinating its foremost historian and intellectual leader, Dr Rodney. Yesterday’s hearing resumed the Commission’s vital task to probe the socio-political dysfunction in Guyana that caused Dr Rodney’s death. Witness Robert Gates resumed his testimony in the Witness Box, dressed in a light green shirt and tie. Under examination from lead Counsel for the Commission, Glen Hanoman, and cross examination from Trinidadian Attorney-at-Law Keith Scotland, who is representing Donald Rodney before the Commission, Gates revealed additional details of his sinister involvement in clandestine conspiracies to assassinate Guyanese citizens under the PNC dictatorship Government. Gates’ testimony before the Commission reveals how
PNC dictators execution squ top Army, Police and Government superiors strangled Guyana’s development in
The Commission also posts live updates throughout the day on Social Media, as follows: Twitter: @WalterRodneyCom Facebook Page: Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry Blog: commissionofinquiry.wordpress.com Google+: Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry Pinterest: Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry YouTube videos are also posted online for global access to live testimony.
the PNC’s desperate grab for political power, with the State operating a menacing, clandestine “Execution Branch” within the Guyana Police Force that assassinated Guyanese citizens, including Dr Walter Rodney. Under cross examination, Gates said he knows of “25 to 30 people” who the “Execution Branch” assassinated. “Some were justified, and some were not. Two that I know of were members of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA),” Gates said.
Gates had detailed to the Commission how he worked as an undercover Police Officer, involved in a plot of the law-flouting PNC Government, Cecil ‘Skip’ Roberts, ex-Police Crime Chief now residing in the US, Major General (retired) Norman McLean, and the late Police Commissioner, Laurie Lewis, to rob Guyanese citizens of their political human rights. Yesterday, Gates several times named Mr Roberts, Major General (retired) Mc-
Lean, and Lewis, along with PNC ruler and authoritarian Head of State, Forbes Burnham, as masterminds behind the political intrigues that crippled the nation. Himself a colorful character, now serving a jail sentence at the Camp Street jail after being convicted of forgery, Gates shocked the Guyanese nation early this month when he revealed his role as undercover double agent spy, working for the Police under direction of the dictatorship PNC Gov-
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NIGMA BEING ANSWERED
on of Inquiry by Shaun Michael Samaroo Gates’ testimony before the Commission reveals how top Army, Police and Government superiors strangled Guyana’s development in the PNC’s desperate grab for political power, with the State operating a menacing, clandestine “Execution Branch” within the Guyana Police Force that assassinated Guyanese citizens, including Dr Walter Rodney. Under cross examination, Gates said he knows of “25 to 30 people” who the “Execution Branch” assassinated. “Some were justified, and some were not. Two that I know of were members of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA),” Gates said.
Witness Robert Gates resumed his place in the Witness Box, swearing on the Holy Bible. “I am a Christian and the truth shall set you free,” says Gates
ship operated uad – Gates testifies ernment, and for Dr Rupert Roopnarine, co-leader of the WPA. Gates faced criticism and hostility from the Counsel before the Commission for the PNC, Mr Basil Williams, because of his troubles with the law. But Gates said most of his testimony could be verified, and he named names with confidence and freedom. He said he recalls that at one public political meeting in Kitty, Georgetown, he pulled his Police
guns on a group of religious fanatics from the cult, the House of Israel, who the PNC Government hired to break up political meetings. The thugs had started pelting broken bottles at the Opposition political speakers, with one bottle hitting Moses Nagamootoo, speaking on the platform on behalf of the People’s Progerssive Party (PPP), on his head. “I pulled my guns on the House of Israel men, and the next day my superiors in the Police Force called me in
and reprimanded me, telling me to leave them alone,” Gates said. The witness, speaking clear and with dignified clarity in the Witness Box, said he personally has knowledge of the operations of a secret body that operated as a joint Armed Forces intelligence organ of the State. This organ got direct orders from Head of State of the dictatorial PNC Government, Mr Forbes Burnham, Gates said, emphasising that the top actors were “Lau-
rie Lewis and Cecil ‘Skip’ Roberts”. Under cross examination, Gates revealed that Roberts, though not head of the Police Force, ignored then Police Commissioner Lloyd Barker to report directly to Mr Burnham. “I know personally that Roberts accompanied Burnham horseback riding,” Gates said, noting that the two men were confidantes. The witness, under a cloud of controversy because the PNC has indicated
its unhappiness with his appearance at the Commission, ignored the criticisms, and testified with ease and comfort. Gates said the Guyana Police Force operated a Special Branch, “which became known as the Death Squad”. Within the Special Branch, the “Execution Branch operated”, tasked with killing Guyanese citizens, Gates revealed under cross examination. Counsel Scotland spent considerable time cross examining Gates to prove that his client, Donald Rodney, was in no way involved in the bomb blast that killed Dr Walter Rodney. The dictatorship PNC Government had charged Donald Rodney with being in possession of explosives, and Scotland cross examined Gates to prove that the Police charged Donald Rodney falsely. The Commission resumes tomorrow, with Gates still in the stand. Several key witnesses are lined up to appear at this session of the Commission’s sitting, which adjourns on July 2 next. In the audience today, Dr Rupert Roopnarine sat quietly in the audience, and listened with rapt attention as his name came up several times. Gates has testified that Dr Roopnarine paid him as an undercover spy, on behalf of the WPA. Yesterday, the name of a recurring mysterious agent of the Russian secret service, the KGB, came up several times as well, as the political intrigue and dark conspiracies take on international implications. Gates said the KGB agent trained him, along with suspected assassinator of Dr Walter Rodney, the late Gregory Smith, to operate explosive electronics, and also provided them with
“technical help”. Gates met the mystery KGB undercover agent with Laurie Lewis and his handlers within the Police Force at the Pegasus Hotel. Gates said the Russian spy worked in Guyana as a consultant to the dictatorship PNC Government, to provide technical assistance in clandestine political plots to harm, harass and assassinate Guyanese citizens, a point that Counsel Scotland emphasised in his cross examination. The Commission resumes its work today at the High Court building in Georgetown, with Guyanese all across the world showing keen interest in the revelations of dark political plots. The hearing is streamed live worldwide for free online by the National Communication Network (NCN). President Ramotar has said that the Presidential C o m m i s s i o n , o ff i c i a l l y called the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry, aims to provide answers for the family of Dr Rodney, and the Guyanese people, along with the WPA, as to why Guyanese Dr Rodney died in a bomb blast in his car. Commission members are Chairman Sir Richard Cheltenham of Barbados, Mr Seenath Jairam of Trinidad and Tobago, and Ms Jacqueline Samuel-Brown of Jamaica. Guyanese all across the world, especially the young generation, focus riveted attention to the testimonies coming out of the Commission, as for the first time the nation is seeing why Guyana suffered a socio-economic collapse in the 1970’s and 1980’s, and how the dictatorial PNC Government treated Guyanese citizens, with such authoritarian disdain.
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Crime Chief confirms receiving Junior Torrington’s file from PCA
CRIME Chief Leslie James told the Guyana Chronicle on Friday, that the file pertaining to the Junior Torrington torture investigation has been sent to him from the Office of the Chairman of the Police Complaints Authority, after the latter had finished perusing it, and that it would shortly be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions for advice. There had been some amount of confusion, earlier
in the week, regarding the whereabouts of this file and the time the police were taking to complete investigations. The PCA Chairman had recently told this publication that he was unable to advance investigations into the teenager’s complaint because the file had been sent to him without the medical report regarding the young man’s injuries; and the GPHC CEO had informed this
publication that the police had not, as is customary, made an official request to have Torrington’s medical supplied. The police subsequently issued a release stating that it has been encountering huge obstacles in having the GPHC issue a medical report regarding Torrington’s injuries. The police release stated that numerous police requests in this regard had been met with a counter-request to return for the
medical in a few days’ time, only to find that the medical report had still not been prepared. While he was in custody at the Sparendaam Police Station, Junior Torrington’s hands had been burnt by a detective constable using methylated spirits and
a lighter. The incident has caused the police to take immediate short-term action against the culpable rank and other ranks at the Sparendaam Police Station, but the matter remains under investigation. After the incident, the errant rank had offered
one of Torrington’s parents one hundred thousand dollars as settlement in the matter; but according to the teen’s attorney, Mr Dexter Todd, the understanding was that the money was to be a means of assisting with transportation expenses.(Leroy Smith)
Justice William Ramlal to rule on defence no-case submission in the Ramsohai murder trial By George Barclay
Attorney-at-law Dexter Todd escorting police investigators to his client’s bedside at the GPH, where Junior Torrington had been a patient after the incident.
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Mr. Peter Hugh, defending Ramsohai Boodhoo, called Baejie, who is accused of murdering Eon Daniels on July 8, 2011, submitted to Justice William Ramlal last week, at close of the prosecution’s case, that a case had not been made out for his client to answer, and he intends to lead relevant submissions in support of his contention in the absence of the jury. Judge William Ramlal, thus, decided to conduct a voir dire (a trial within a trial) to determine the issue. During the substantive trial, it was alleged that the now deceased Eon Daniels had entered a row as a peacemaker when he was stabbed and killed; but the defence lawyer is contending that there is neither direct or circumstantial evidence to show that the accused had committed the crime, and further, that the prosecution had failed to prove that Daniels did not receive his injury accidentally. On the other hand, Prosecutrix Ms. Dhanika Singh, contending that the necessary elements in the case had been proven, has asked that the matter be sent to the jury. The outcome of the trial will depend on the ruling this morning.
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Friday night shooting/robbery…
Money changer dies hours after being declared brain dead By Leroy Smith FORTY-four-year-old Wendell Liverpool, the money changer father of four who had been shot three times after he had attempted to wrestle three men who had pounced on him and stripped him of his gold jewellery and money at a shop in West Ruimveldt, Georgetown, last Friday night, succumbed to his injuries in the Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital after two days of being unresponsive to treatment. His demise was confirmed yesterday by hospital officials and family members, who had on Sunday informed media operatives that Liverpool had been listed as brain dead by doctors at the hospital, and was breathing only with the aid of a life-support machine. Liverpool had lived a mere two corners from where he had been attacked. The Guyana Chronicle was informed that Liverpool
had been ‘liming’ with one of his brothers when the masked robbers walked into the shop, but the police have said that the bandits were identifiable,
although they did not specify whether to the deceased or to someone else. Speaking with the Guyana Chronicle on Saturday
Money changer Wendell Liverpool
afternoon, Ms Bernice Liverpool, the man’s mother, said her son, who changes money in downtown Georgetown, would usually wear much jewellery, and she had often advised him against this practice; but he would ignore her concerns, his firm response had always been- that anyone who wanted to strip him of his belongings would have to kill him to do so. Ms Liverpool related that on the night in question, her son had resisted his robbers, forcing them to shoot him in the back, neck and buttocks. She also disclosed that Friday’s incident was not Wendell’s first encounter with robbers. She recalled
that, some two years ago, two men had attempted to invade their home, but Wendell had been able to wrestle one of them to the ground; and the other, upon seeing that, had sprinted from the home. A police source yesterday confirmed Wendell Liverpool’s death, and disclosed that the hunt continues for the suspects who are responsible. The source said the police are also looking to get information from the public with regard to the incident, so that the culprits can be brought to justice. The late Wendell Liverpool leaves to mourn his four children, besides his siblings and mother. Over the last few months,
there have been several shootings within the city and its environs, and this has caused the Guyana Police Force to increase the numbers of both its uniformed and plainclothes ranks around certain areas. Crime Chief Leslie James informed this publication on Saturday, in an invited comment, that the police are working on several leads with respect to the robbery. He said the late Wendell had apparently known his shooters, and he pointed out that the attackers had likely known that their victim was a money changer and would have lots of jewellery on him.
Occupational therapy (OT) helps people engage in activities that they need or want to do in their daily lives. These activities, or occupations, bring pleasure or a sense of purpose to one’s life, and thus are vital to personal well-being. Occupations - like eating, bathing, working, or socializing – can be impaired by stroke, physical trauma, or mental illness, for example. Similarly, children with learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, or autism, may need assistance in school or developing skills for play and selfcare. OT helps people of all ages surmount disabilities by first working to identify areas in daily life where the individual has trouble and then tailoring the intervention plan to meet their needs and environment. OT interventions may help enhance skills or regain strength to perform occupations, or modify environments or activities to support participation and performance. Occupational Therapy and Stroke • Prevent a stroke by increasing exercise and eating a diet low in salt, sugar and fat. Reduce cigarette and alcohol use and monitor blood pressure. • Know the warning signs which include: sudden numbness of the face, arm or leg;
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trouble speaking or understanding; vision problems; dizziness or loss of balance; severe headache with unknown cause. Tips for People Affected by Stroke 1. Increase strength and endurance by staying active and practising patience – Engage in gentle exercise or stretching daily. Try to do things independently and involve your affected side, even if the activity takes longer or materials need to be adapted. For example, build up handles by wrapping them in foam, cardboard, or a sponge to make them easier to grasp. Talk with other stroke survivors for support. 2. Reduce fatigue – When sleeping on your unaffected side, place a pillow between your knees and the affected arm out in front supported by pillows. Conserve your energy by breaking activities into steps and taking breaks in between those steps. 3. Medication management – List all medications or carry them in one bag and bring this to medical appointments. Include non-prescribed drugs or herbal remedies so that your doctor is informed. Set up reminders to manage medications. 4. Prevent falls– Remove rugs and clutter. Leave a light on and cane or walker near the bed at night. Wear sturdy, nonslip footwear, even when getting up to use the washroom. Installing grab bars or 5. Adapt to changes in memory and concentration – Make checklists for activities. Put things away in the same spot to make them easier to find. Perform challenging activities where there are fewer distractions to your vision or your hearing. By Peace Corps Response Volunteer, Kera Murphy, Occupational Therapist REHAB WEEK 2014 – “Reaching new heights through integration and partnership with education and social sectors”
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Father of two dies after - wife suspects debts ingesting poison triggered his decision By Leroy Smith HARDEO Nauth, 37, of 44 Good Hope, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara died at the Georgetown Public Hospital early Sunday morning after being admitted there following his ingestion of a poisonous substance. Nauth, a driver attached to the Trooper Taxi Service, reportedly drank the substance while on his way from work. Speaking with the Guyana Chronicle newspaper, yes-
terday afternoon, his reputed wife Indranie Singh said that the man left for work early Saturday morning and returned in the evening just after 19:00 hrs. She said that when her husband arrived home he asked his 12-year-old daughter to lock up the vehicle and he proceeded to the stairs of the house where he sat crying. The woman added that when she observed the man crying she asked him the reason but he did not answer her. She called several other per-
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sons who came and after much questioning, the man admitted that he drank a poisonous substance. The man was immediately placed in a vehicle and rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he died hours after. Singh related that she has been living with the man in a common law relationship for the past 13 years and they had some rough times. She said too that whenever they had domestic issues the man would pack up and leave his home for days. The two have two children together, ages 12 and 4. Singh told the Chronicle that this time they were not having any issues so she is at a loss to figure why he wanted to end his life. Several persons who worked with the man and who spoke with this newspaper said that he arrived for work as normal on Saturday and operated as if everything was just alright. Singh told the Chronicle that apart from the minor issues the two would have, the man was facing several debts and was finding it difficult to honour them. She noted that he was indebted to Courts Guyana Inc., IPED, a mechanic and also the persons from whom he had purchased the vehicle. Over the last few months there have been several cases of suicide and attempted suicides by both adults and children. The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security, the Ministry of Health and several other organisations have been focusing on the issue.
Aries - March 21 - April 19 If any sign is equipped to handle arguments, it’s you. Your ruling planet is Mars, the ancient God of War, and this means your astrological job is assertion. You’d never admit it, of course, but deep down, there’s something about the adrenaline conjured by conflict that’s positively addictive to you. So if, quite out of the blue, you need to take a stand, whether it’s for yourself or for a loved one, that definitely won’t be a problem. Just warn any innocent bystanders before the chase scene begins. Taurus - April 20 - May 20 You’ll be quite busy now, and for all the right reasons: A certain someone will keep you happily occupied, in all departments. You’ll be quite absorbed with them -- not just because of their appeal, but because of their common sense and wit -- and quite unable to concentrate on anything else. Gemini - May 21 - June 21 Ready for a break in the action? Well, it’s about time -- and a surprise message will bring you just that happy news. Since you’ve been out so much lately, you’ll actually be in the mood to relax tonight with friends, chatting over the news. In fact, regardless of the plans you’ve made, you may be much more likely to insist on staying in and either cooking or ordering out, simply to please a party of two. It’s okay. We all like to hide out from time to time. After all this celebrating, it’s certainly your turn. Cancer - June 22 - July 22 Here’s another day that’s tailor-made for staying in with friends and just plain old relaxing. Like the last time you planned something, it’s definitely going to shake things up. You won’t mind much, because this day will arrive with some extremely benevolent planetary ambassadors along for the ride, ready to ensure that all goes well. Needless to say, you can officially allow yourself to have fun and let loose. There’s a wonderful safety net under you. Leo - July 23 - August 22 It’s definitely not like you to prefer staying home to strutting your stuff in public -but at the moment, there’s really nothing you’d rather do than snuggle up with your sweetheart and make the world go away. Telling you not to let anyone talk you out of this temporary hibernation just isn’t necessary. After all, when did you ever let anyone talk you in or out of anything? Just say ‘no’ gently. Virgo - August 23 - September 22 The urge to say exactly what’s on your mind has hit, thanks to a new friend who’s nothing if not strongly opinionated. The more you associate with them, the more you can expect some rather odd and coincidental occurrences over the course of the day. Feeling as you do, it’s also a given that what you’ll be saying will be a bit over the top -- especially to those who aren’t used to seeing you in this condition. Don’t even try to hold anything back, though. It’s your turn to vent. Big time. They’ll get over it. Libra - September 23 - October 22 Today’s astrological agenda has got you thinking about how to add a bit more cash to your wallet -- and you’ve got some ideas. One of them is quite good -- it involves making money by turning your hobby into a part-time job. Nice. The best part is that since eclipses don’t mess around, you may eventually end up doing the hobby fulltime and your ‘job’ part-time. Even better, hmm? Scorpio - October 23 - November 21 Oh, this is going to be interesting -- that’s for sure. You’re feeling restless and the subterranean shifts you’ve been surfing for the past several months are starting to come to the surface. It’s time to make some serious changes in your life -- and you know exactly where to start, don’t you? As usual, you’ll begin at the bottom and work your way up. Just let your loved ones know the news as gently as possible. They might not be prepared for this. Sagittarius - November 22 - December 20 Oh, here we go. Another day of mixed astrological energies and it’s carrying its own special brand of surprises right along with it. This certainly does mean that a secret you’ve been jealously guarding may be revealed, much to your chagrin. Just be sure that your dear one isn’t caught off guard. You owe it to them to let them know what’s going on -- especially after last night. Capricorn - December 21 - January 19 Ready for some fireworks? Good -- because there’s a whole bunch on the way. Today’s heavenly menu will urge you to make some changes with regard to your goals for the future -- and this certainly could mean that you’ll feel the need to begin associating with a whole new peer group. If that’s the case, try to ease away from the usual suspects gently -- or at least offer to take the ones along who’ll know how to act. Aquarius - January 20 - February 18 You need change, and you need it badly. Of course, you love change, so that’s really nothing new, but today’s cosmic agenda is making it feel all the more urgent to get the show on the road. Now, this could mean that you’re preparing to storm into your boss’s office in the morning and make some startling demands -- but think about that. You know how authority figures react to ultimatums, right? And it’s not usually all that well, is it? Oh, well. At least they’ve come to expect this from you. Pisces - February 19 - March 20 Your psychic abilities are legendary, so when something seems to be out of whack, it doesn’t need to be happening in the same room -- or house, or city, or country for that matter -- for you to know about it. You just know -- and many times, you’re the first to know. At the moment, one tiny fact that’s out of place is bothering you. Don’t hesitate to follow up on it. The good news is that you’ll be quite relieved and happy when you discover that what’s up this time is a happy surprise, via a loved one. 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Villa: Furnished rooms and apartments, 1- 2- and 3-bedroom apartments in Georgetown. Affordable rates, 95 5th Avenue Subryanville, Georgetown. Tel. 227-2199, 227-2189, 227-2186.
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Life Skills Training offers courses in floral arrangement, sewing, cake and pastry making, cake decoration, bridal accessories and cosmetology at 14 Public Road, Kitty. Phone 226-5577 for more information. Classes for adults, students: CXC Maths classes $1 200 per month, CXC Maths, Business and Science c l a s s es morning, afternoon and evening for just $1 200 a subject. Tel. 223-7906, 690-5008. you want to live and work in Canada? Get trained, (Canadian standards) as a live-in caregiver also care for the elderly and care for children. Training available. 592-2274881, 416-674-7973. for children: (Preschoolers, Nursery, Primary), teenagers and adults in Spanish, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Composition Writing, Handwriting, Drama, Visual Arts, Table Tennis, Sewing, Music. Learn to play piano, violin, guitar, drums, saxophone, clarinet and more. CXC GRADE 6, 4 and 2 Assessment classes. (July to August) 2014 Dial 647-0686, 651-5220, 6800632.
FOR RENT/HIRE for rent/hire rentals and pro audio at an affordable price. Call Rocky on 276-0299, 602-3364 Anna Catherina WCD. sanding machine available for varnishing and sanding of wooden floor. Call Rohan. Tel. 6490106, 666-3331.
Solution Pawn Shop: Best interest rates, longest payback period. Call or visit us at 218-0121, 638-9116, 3 Aubrey Barker Street (Plaza Bridge).
foreign-style massage. Call Kristine Tel. 658-8355 MASSAGE. Call for appointmentsl out calls only. Anna 6 6 1 - 8 9 6 9 . Divinty Spa, 245 Sheriff St., specialise in relaxation and therapuetic massages, facials. C a l l 661-6 6 9 4 , a s k f o r D i a n n a
SERVICES service you looking for a tailor? Then call 621-621-7914. all your wrought iron grilles, gates, windows, doors, railing, trestles and general welding, etc. Tel. 699-1911, 655-1831. Building Maintenance, Renovation and General Construction Company. Tel. 6155734, 616-5914, 220-0109 (fax). , spares and servicing to refrigerators, freezers, AC units, coolers, washers and gas stoves. Tel. 6831312, 627-3206 (Nick). cards starting at $4 each. Many professional choices. Several full colour and 1-colour options. May - special offer. Alert Printing 227-2679. all your culinary/catering needs come to Angel Seafood Restaurant and Bar. Call: 226-4001/ 225-2780. (Services) provides quality, designs and construction of terrazzo also regrinding, cleaning and polishing of existing terrazzo. Call Mr A. Bacchus, 660-7486, 6422289. , 111 Area 'H' Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara. We do repairs to: C.V. steering ends, rack ends, ball joints, power steering, shocks, mechanical repairs, etc. Tel. 592-2226507, 592-625-3218.
LEARN TO DRIVE Sons and Outar Driving School, 185 Charlotte and King Streets, Maraj Building- 622-2872, 6445166, 689-5997, 615-0964, 660-7511.
all general constru c t i o n , c o n t a c t Mohamed. We specialize in carpentry, mas o n r y, p l u m b i n g , p o w e r w a s h , painting, troweltex and varnishing. C a l l 2 3 3 - 0 5 9 1 , 6 6 7 - 6 6 4 4 , ( office) 216-3120.\
offers courses in Dressmaking, Curtains, Floral, Cake Decoration. 153 Barr St, Kitty, 670-2653, 618-1706.
construction: Professional Caribbean to international constr u c t i o n s p e c i a l ized in general work from start to finish. Roofing, pool, carpentry, plumbing, tilling, paint i n g , electrical, masonry etc.
Science spiritual and your healing done in Dutch Guiana (Suriname). Husband and wife relationship, uniting lovers, marriage, pregnancy, prosperity, removal of evil from home/person, bad luck, prosperity, uplifting for business, clearing of land dredge gold mines operations, reading, etc. Tel. 671-3204.
PENPAL PENPAL ( R e s i d e ntial, Commercial, R etai l & O f f i c e C l e a n i n g ) . We offer complete professional cleaning services. Our services are reliable, affordable, consistent and thorough. Our staff s are uniformed and background checked. Additional services incl u d e ; ( l a u n dry & ironing, grocery shopping and meal preparation), , , (closets, cupboards, packing & unpacking), (before, dur i n g & a f t e r ) , , Our services can be cust o m ized to suit your specific needs. Contact us for a free, no obliga t i o n , i n -home estimate email@example.com Office Hrs.: Mon-Sat, 8am8 pm Cleaning 7 days a week - I M MIGRANT Visa Service. Professional Visa applications to the US and C a n a d a . Fees USA VISA $3 0 00, Canada $4 0 00, Plaza Computer Service, 245 Sheri f f Street, C/ville. 2 2 5 - 7 3 9 0 , 618 - 0 1 2 8 , 6 8 8 - 1 8 7 4 . Open Monday to Sund a y 0 9:00hrs 21:00hrs
works done to enhance success, remove evil, bring prosperity and bond lovers, etc. 661-3457, 641-1447. , fast luck, work done in Aldeena Suriname. Call 650-0880. reading, other works done. For fast result s - r e u n i t i n g l o v e r s , r e m o v i n g e v i l a n d all blockages, etc. Call 696-8873, 6731166. works done to bring peace, finance, success, enhance p r o s p e r i t y, r e m o v e e v i l , blockage, reunite famil i e s , l o vers, etc. 610-7234 , 644-0058.
enclosed canter suitable as a mobile canteen. Tel. 219-3199/674-6528. businessman seeks slim female between 40 and 50 years for lasting relationship. Call 678-6699 after 16:00hrs. a young Swiss and I'm very interested in Guyana. That's why I'm looking for pen friends form this wonderful country. Please write me in English or German to the following add r e s s .
TOURS TOURS tours to Suriname. Come have a fun filled weekend, this and every weekend. Call: 2264001/ 225-2780. (Tours)
Representative with experience and XC Maths and English. Tel. 227-3880. table-hand, baker. Call between 09:00hrs and 16:00hrs. 222-3478. your own boss! Independent travel agents needed. Register n o w. firstname.lastname@example.org clerk Senior/Junior CXC English and Mathematics, Computer knowledge an asset. Call 225-0188/225-6070. female Sales Clerk, Age 25 years and over. Apply with written application to Dan's Auto Electrical, 59 Light Street, Alberttown. Tel. 226-7968. Guards (males only, shift work, ages 28-50 years. Requirements - application, reference, last place of employment, TIN, NIS#, ID#, Police Clearance. Apply 233 South Road, Lacytown. Tel. 225-0198.
: Must be 40 years and above, be able to read & write, Living on the East Coast and able to work Mon- Sat 7am- 2pm. Call 220-2319 between 9am - 3pm , porters, bond clerk and sales girl. Send application to D. Singh Trading, 36 Delph Street, Campbell Avenue, Campbellville. 225-9052. Wa i t e r, Wa i t r e s s, Kitchen Assistant. Experience would be an asset. Send written application to Kamboat Restaurant, 50 Public Road, Herstelling, EBD . -based restaurant coming to Guyana, now hiring!! Servers, cashier, cooks, pastry makers, Chinese cooks, cleaners, delivery guys with own bike, security guards. Call 6807999 for more information. Sales Representatives, who know to use the computer, have a valid motor car licence and is willing to work for reasonable income. Apply to Manager, Pete's Real Estate, Lot 2 George & Hadfield Streets, Georgetown. Cruise Line Recruitment: Urgently needed cooks, waiters, waitresses, front desk staff, cabin steward, bell boy, utility cleaners, computer operators, purser officer, nurses, carpenters, plumbers, electricians. Make your dream job a reality and contact 650-9880. female to work in an internet café. Must be computer literate and willing to work shift. Contact 658-4009. to work full time. Must be able to drive manual transmission, van and have valid driver's licence. Working hours Monday to Friday 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs, Saturday 08:00hrs to 13:00hrs. Interested persons please call 231-8766 between Monday and Friday 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs, Saturday 08:00hrs to 13:00hrs. : Vacancies exist within our Call Centre for Sales Agents. Applicant must have Sales and Call Centre experience, 5 passes at CXC with Grade 1 or 2 in English Language. Interested persons can c o n t a c t u s o r c a l l u s at: B5@bsivesolutions.com or 2314521 Monday to Friday 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs Only qualified applicants will be contacted.
LAND FOR SALE Land For Sale Blocks for sale. Tel. 683-9910. Kara, 3 Acres in Linden $32M neg. Contact 6803771, 694-7210. i n L i n d e n $6.5M neg. Contact 680-3771, 694-7210 No.2, 138 ft x 1750 5.5 acres - $15M, Phone 2277734. Road Kitty 123 by 38.4, $11M neg. Phone 678-0752.
Park, Supply, Eccles, Diamond, Trival Realty- 665-7946.
in Triumph 40x70, 90% concrete and fenced $2.9M. Tel. 220-2760, 6453791. 120 x 48 land. Serious enquiries only. Owner leaving country $2.4M. Tel. 6737600. with 2-storey column structure at 3rd Bridge, Grove Housing Scheme, $5.5M neg. 600-2032. Land of Canaan, EBD, transported developed land, by acres. Please call 2660014, 669-8139. Road Kitty, size L 123 . W 44 .4. Price $15M, 8ft driveway, back spot. Tel. 6794242, Paul. Fifth Avenue, transported, size 110' x 60' very breezy. Priced for quick sale $7M. 652-5601. lot at Plantation Schoonord WBD, 1 minute from Demerara Harbour Bridge, 60ft x 80ft. Call 6152346, 263-5300. $7M, Mon Repos $6M, Eccles $6M, Herstelling $4M, Coldingen $3M, Dazzell land and structure $5.5M. Troy 6262243, 694-3652. land opposite seawall in the vicinity of Bel Air Springs, 3 lots starting from $34.999M each. Call Shiv on 600-6681. land 68.431 acres (excluding reserves) on the East Bank of Essequibo River. Contact 639-0077, 601-1231. land for sale by owner with Title documents at Naamryck, Parika. 12.476 acres partly cultivated $6M. Tel. 2236941, 685-9590. Estates, EBD lots, authorised agent De Freitas Associates. 609-2302, 609-6516, E m a i l : email@example.com 3rd Avenue, land with concrete fence, land filled to road height. Size 110x60, 624-7684. house lot at 4th Street, Martyrsville, good road, close to line top road, ready to transfer. Price $4.5M neg. Tel. 629-5300. Street, land 110x33 US$900 000. Mr Budram 692-3831, 225-2626, 225-3068, 225-5198, 227-6949, 226-1064, 227-6368. PAREII, Section D, North, seawall side, 50x100, roads, electricity, water, drainage in place. Price $4.5M neg. Tel. 628-6819. land, Linden Highway 152 acres road to river $36M, Kitty Public Road $19M. Tel. 592-609-2302, 609-6516, 645-2580. $15M, Grove $6M, La Parfaite Harmonie $2M, Garnett Street $35M, Good Hope $8M, Diamond $15M, Ideal Engineering & R e a l t y S e r v i c e s . Te l . 2 2 5 5908, 626-5807, 688-7485.
GUYANA CHRONICLE CHRONICLE, Tuesday TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014 GUYANA June 24, 2014 LAND FOR SALE
LAND FOR SALE
Newtown, close to Duncan St $15.5M neg, front land. Mr Boodram 692-3831, Mr Alex Pereira 669-0943, Mr Patrick Pereira 226-1064, 225-2626, 225-3068, Mr A. Pereira 6232591, 225-2709.
lot in Dennis St, with driv eway 20 feet $17M, Sec. 'M', 80 x 60, plus reserve for bond $19M, Da S i l v a S t 8 0 x 5 0 $13M, Ki tty Railway Emb a n k m 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 P r e s i d e nt Ramsayae 618-0000, Vice President 225-2626, 226-1064, 667-7812.
(gated compound), opposite Grand Coa s t a l 7 h o u s e l o t s t o gether. Versailles WBD, back o f A r a c a r i Te l . land is going to solve your business needs, located in Chateau Margot, ECD, three-flat concrete building at a three-corner junction with 4 lot spaces 412 x 322. Contact owner 220-3595, 609-0480. land for offices, store/ bond or out-sourcing centre 124x50 close to Hadfield Street/ Brickdam $58M land in Prashad Nagar 6 000 sq. ft - $25M 225-5198, 231-2064, 227-6949, 225-2626, 225-3068, 226-1064, 227-6863, 623-2591, 692-3831, 615-0069. CLOSE to Brickdam, $75M suitable for 5-storey complex, hotel Mr Ramsohoye 6180000, Mr Pereira 226-1064, Mr. Darindra 615-0069, 225-2626, 2 2 7 - 6 8 6 3 , 2 2 5 -5198\ Plaisance land $6.8M neg, vacant possession. Lady Khan 623-2591, Mr Darindra 6150069 Lady Herculese 661-1952, 225-3068, 225-2626, 225-2709, 226-1064, 227-6949 623-2591, 669-0904, 698-3231. 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 6693350, 623-2591, Alexander 6611952, Hercules 661-1952, 2261064, 225-5198, 227-6949, 2252626,2 31-2064, 693-9131, Cameron 225-5184, 7 d a y s a w e e k 2 4 h o u r s. land in Duncan St. fo r 4-storey o f 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.\ with 20ft driveway Dennis Street $17M, Sec. 'M' 90 x 50 plus reserve $17M, Kitty 8 000 sq. ft - $19M, one house in McDoom close to main road $9M. Pho n e M r Darindra 615-00 6 9 , 6 1 8 0000 V i ce Preside nt Alysious Pereira 623-2591, 227-6863, 226-1064, 225-2626. large Continental Park lot to build your dream palace, plus 4 000ft reserve. Price $22M 661-1992 Lord Darindra 615-0069, Mr Alex Pereira 669-0943, 618-0000, 623-2591, 225-2626, 226-1064. 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 P r e s i d en t R a m s o h o y e 618-0000, 623-2591, 227-6863, 225-2626, 667-7812. Residential/ Commerical with property. $90M or Lease $1M monthly negotiable. 'A'- Between 3 & 4th Street. Bridge/ Fence/Structure-$12M. - Residential-$3M. $20M. 227-1988/ 6236431/ 657-8887 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 wou l d give you the same re 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 , 2 253 068 , 2 2 6 - 1 0 6 4 , E m ail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Avenue, Bel Air Park for apartment or residence 166x40 - $55M neg, business land 124 x 50 - $58M. Middle Road La Penitence 130x50 reserve Mrs Khan 623-2591, Mr Boodram 6923831, Mr. Alex Pereira 669-0943, Mr Darindra 615-0069, Mrs Abundance 661-1952, Mr Lowie Pereira 623-2591, Mr Ramsoyoe 225-2709, 225-2626, 225-3068, 225-5863, 669-3352. busines ses must think out of the box. They must adopt a n e w s t r a t e g y. The Chinese are moving in some locations that land for bond/factory is cheap, 20 000 sq ft land close t o the Chinese embassy for b o n d . $ 58M, 8 000 sq. ft on the main road close to t h e C h i nese Embassy $54M for 4-storey fast food/supermarket 200-car parking. 1½ acres of land in Turkeyen for hostel, school, university, bond, Buy now, be d e cisiv e. Present, you ha v e a b o s s , n o w decide. Phone Mr. Danhandri 615-0065, M r. P a t r i c k P e r e i r a 6 6 9 3 3 50, Mr. Alysious Pereira 623 2591, 225-2709, 225-2626, 225- 3 0 6 8, 226-1064, 227-6863, 225-5198 Seven days of h o t m a il: tonyreidsrealty.com.. of land in Vlissengen Road close to Sandy Babb Street - $79M for 4-storey complex drive through. Phone Mr Boodram 692-3831, 6150069, 225-2626, 225-5198, 618-000, 626-4180. house lots 18 000 sq. ft at the front of Happy Acres, for you $50M. Mr Patrick Pereira 226-1064, Mr Alysious Pereira 623-2591, Mrs Bibi Khan 2252626, 225-3068, Mrs Hercules 661-1952, Mr Alex Pereira 6690943, 225-2709, 225-5198. acre s of land in the city for hotel, and any complex Main Street 2 ½ acres US$5M, Water Stre e t 4 a cres for hotel, hotel on 5 acres of land overlooking the sea US$5M; ano t h e r o verl o o k i n g t h e s e a U S $ 1 . 5 M , in come US$15000; riverside land residential land at LBI - $10M; Republic Park $8M, Diamond $7M, Sec. 'K' $20M , B e l Air Par k $ 2 5 M , G a r n ett double lot $ 4 2 M , Phone 225-2626, 2312064, 225-2709, 226-1064, 227-6949, 227-6863, 667-7812. 619-7945 , opposite the Cultural Centre in great Industrial Hadfield Street more than $80M. Phone Mr Boodram 692-3831 , M r s B i b i Khan , Lady Abundance 661-1992 Lord Darindra 6150069, Mr Alex A. Pereira 669-0943, 618-0000, 6232591, 225-2626, 226-1064. 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 double lot 120 x 90 - $17M, Happy Acres parallel to the Main Road 100 x 50 - $16M, for business or 4-storey apartment land for bonds on the East Coast $28M, Ki t t y 8 0 0 0 s q . f t $ 2 0 M, Da Silva St 70 x 35 - $14M, 9 000 sq. ft on Main Road 500 yards south of Chinese Embas sy, Turkeyen 1.4 acres $38M, Campbellville 80 x 60 with lots of reserve $16M, Republ i c P ark $16M, Continental Park double lot $35M, Croal Street 75 x 50 - $32M, 3 lots at 'AA' Eccles with massive unfinished structure $98M, plus reserve. Friendship $3 . 5 M , Pearl 5 acres for gated community $45M neg. P hone , 225-3068, 226-1064, 2276863, 227-6964, 225-2626.
bottom flat at Dowding St, Kitty. Tel. 616-7914.
3 BR Furnished House A/C, Hot Water, Large Yard, Self-Contained EBD US$1,000 Call 645-0944
Street, Georgetown, back house two-bedroom lower flat $55 000, upper flat at $65 000. Contact Abdul 2255936, Trudy 225-4712.
: Fully furnished one- and three-bedroom apartments, AC, hot and cold, internet, cable TV, parking, etc. Suitable for overseas visitors, short term. 227-1843, 226-5137.
to rent at Agriculture Road, Mon Repos. 684-4193. room for decent working person. Tel. 227-0485. space, 2500 sq. feet, Lamaha and Carmichael Streets. Call 225-8915 (office). place, 234 E½ South Road, Lacytown, $300 000. 616-0312. bedroom for overseas guest, self-contained, in D'Aguiar's Park. 642-8860. daily - furnished 2bedroom, studio apartments and business space. Tel 621-5282.
space, business spot and office space at Good Hope. Contact Kishan 643-2795, 2204739 after 18:00hrs $100 000, Queenstown $120 000, Subryanville $110 000, AA Eccles US$1200, Ogle $150 000. Diana 227-2256, 626-9382. , 2-bedroom $30 000, Lamaha Springs 2-bedroom $30 000, Kitty 2bedroom $50 000. 684-6266.
furnished h o u s e U S $ 1 0 0 0 . 6 11 - 0 3 1 5 , 690-8625.
new apartments US$600 - US$1000, located in Ogle. Pool, parking, hot water, AC, WiFi. Richard 6227236.
floor and second floor space on Duncan Street. 6218198.
house in South Ruimveldt $35 000. Call 679-7672.
furnished one-bedroom apartment air conditioned,. Tel. 623-2923.
Air or Prasad Nagar 3 BR Luxurious furnished apartment, A/C, Security US$1,500. Call 668-7419
3 bedroom house $100,000 641-2664 to sublet in Cummings Lodge (UG students only.) 613-4614. self-contained room for female, no children. Tel. 6788141. 2-bedroom house, Nismes Old Road, West Bank Demerara. Tel. 650-2390. at 319 East Street, North Cummingsburg. Tel. 225-5684. -bedroom home in La Parfaite Harmonie semi-furnished or not Tel. 680-6137, 628-3889. front apartment at 91 Craig Street, Campbellville. Tel. 661-2709. furnished room, Sheriff Street, working female only, $20 000 monthly. Tel. 603-7707. , fully furnished, gated apartment with internet cable, AC, Call Carol 682-3733. furnished apartments with kitchen, toilet and bath. Serious enquiries only. 660-0943. 2 bedroom apartment very close to Main road. 611-5017, 216-2471. for a bar and restaurant located on Lamaha St., Georgetown. 684-3371, 6845976. -bedroom upper flat apartment, Garnett Street, Newtown, Georgetown $50 000. Tel. 226-2924, 613-9085. furnished 1- and 2bedroom apartments long and short terms, utilities included. Contact 645-0787, 691-7093. upper flat concrete house, light, water, toilet and bath inside $30 000 monthly. Tel. 223-6941, 685-9590 Canal #2. top flat, fully furnished at 158 Da Silva Street. Contact Geeta on 661-2082, 2278651. -bedroom furnished apartment in Central Georgetown. Asking $60 000 per month. Tel. 226-2833 for further information. on Sheriff Street for restaurant, salon, barber shop, internet or chicken hut, etc. Contact 645-0787, 691-7093.
furnished apartment fully tiled and secured with AC, hot and cold, internet, US$20 daily. 231-6061, 621-1524. -EN-HOOP, 7-8 Plantain Walk: Unfurnished 2 - two-bedroom apartments with parking. Tel. 264-2639, 264-2743. -bedroom apartment at 85 Industry Housing Scheme, couple or working single person or student. Tel. 222-7904. top flat Section 'K' Campbellville, US$600, AC, hot and cold, parking, etc. 628-1023. concrete 3-bedroom bottom flat, spacious living quarters, telephone, parking, toilet and bath, EBD. Decent working couple. Tel. 668-5384, 648-3342. : house one self-contained master room, extra toilet, bath, grilled, parking for one car, water day/night, kitchen, dining and living room. Tel. 227-6178. 2-bedroom apartments, fully furnished and selfcontained for long- and shortterm rental. Contact Tropical View Hotel. 227-2216. spacious 3 bedroom, more apartments. 2227986, 638-7232. : Unfurnished one-bedroom self-contained apartment with parking. Contact Mr Hing. Tel. 680-5000. 3-bedroom top flat with master room located at Republic Park. Semi-furnished, US$900, Tel: 621-6888. Kitty $ 7 0 ,000, 2 - b e d r o o m f u r n i s h e d $ 1 2 0,000, 2 - b e d r o o m N o r t h R u i m v e l d t $ 6 0 ,000. Charlyn 665-9087. furnished, two-bedroom apartment, Lot 33 Fifth Avenue, Subryanville. Both rooms AC, parking space, secur i t y g r i l l e . Te l . 2 2 6 - 5 3 6 9 (Alexis).
top flat threebedroom house, 80 Albert & Laluni Streets, Queenstown. Tel. 2267452, 226-0178.
furnished apartment for foreigners in Lamaha Springs, large yard s p a c e , W i F i , k i t c h e n . Te l . 650-0892, 692-2016.
bedroom house, fully furnished, 79 Atlantic Gardens, ECD for a single or couple. No agents. 220-7648, 626-2066.
furnished, 1-bedroom apartment with AC in Kitty, for short time visitors. 686-4620, 227-2466.
bond $500,000. Large Storage space Regent St. $500 000, monthly. 626-1150, 231-9181.
two-flat prime business property at 38 High Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown. Call 680-2198, 625-4282.
: One-bedroom furnished or unfurnished apartment, fully grilled, $55 000 with water included, 121 Thomas St, Kitty. self-contained semi-furnished room for elderly bachelor, spinster in Crane $15 000 monthly, four months rent advance. Tel. 619-8683. space 8x12 on D'Urban St, walk-in pavement suitable taxi base, barber shop, office $40 000, etc. 226-0673, 6854694. 'K' Campbellville furnished studio apartment with AC, internet and parking $60 000, Jewanram 227-1988, 623-6431. House "Cemetery Road La Penitence" 2 bedroom spacious low apartment with moern amenities and parking $85 000. Jewanram 227-1988, 623-6431. 2-bedroom concrete, tiled apartment, self-contained, AC, hot and cold, etc. Location Mon Repos, ECD. Price $80 000. Tel. 618-0626. 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. apartment 1-bedroom US$500 monthly, 2-bedroom US$1000 monthly, 3-bedroom US$1500 monthly, semi-furnished, parking, air condition at Kitty, Campbellville, Georgetown. Tel. 623-4861. -room top flat office with general office (30ft x 30ft) in secure environment in Georgetown, US$1200 per month. Tel. Wills Realty - 627-8314, 2272612, 610-8314. bedrooms executive apartment, Industry ECD, furnished;19" television, beds, stove, suite, refrigerator, washing machine $85,000 monthly, Call 6282866 after 5PM." -bedroom fully furnished flats, Campbellville, $100 000, US$40 per night, two-room fully furnished flat, residence, office US$1500. Wills Realty 2272612, 627-8314, email@example.com farm in Linden, 3 large pens fully equipped, can rear 12 000 birds. Cheap electricity and water. Can build more pens if you want, nice farm house. Come and see. Call 444-6589, 694-1888. -bedroom upper flat at 575 3rd Avenue Diamond. Twobedroom upper flat, three-bedroom lower flat at 10 Hague Public Road, WCD. Call June 6231562, 223-3265. Street: 1 & 2 bedroom furnished apartments, hot & cold, AC, Internet, from US$20 daily. Rates neg. for monthly visitors. Te l : 227-5852/638-4404. spot could be used as boutique, bond, church, mini mall, cell shop, snackette, shop, drink shop, pharmacy, cell shop, internet café, etc. Contact 646-0668, Call 15:00hrs - 18:00hrs only. semi-furnished, generator, residential community US$3000, unfurnished, furnished modern apartments with parking US$500, US$600 and up. Phone Mr Alexander 669-0943, 623-2591. floor restaurant in Middle Street for a state-of-the-art Restaurant & Bar Goodwill go with it US$3000 neg. Mr. Patrick Pereira, 225-2626, 231-2064, 227-6949, 227-6863, 225-5198, 225-3068. Apartments for rental. Self-contained one bedroom apartments with a comfortable lounge, dining area and kitchenette. (Accommodation) Call: 226-4001/225-2780.
unfurnished, top flat $100 000, fully furnished apartments for overseas guests from US$50 daily, 3- and 4-storey commercial buildings from US$5000 monthly 218-0121, 638-9116. - and two-bedroom fully furnished, AC, WiFi, apartment conveniently located at 6 Seaforth St, Campbellville. Longor short-term. US$35/60 daily. 621-3094, 650-5354. space $150 000, auto spares place with full security $300 000, fully furnished house Nandy Park $90 000, fully furnished salon $80 000, fully furnished restaurant and bar US$3000. Troy 626-2243, 694-3652. ground floor business $75 000, Alexander Street Kitty, ideal for pharmacy, teacher's lessons, hair salon and barbershop, electronics, also space for repair shop, taxi base $40 000. Call 2250571, 638-0787. from July 1, 2bedroom bottom flat in Georgetown, can be used as office space or residence, 3-bedroom house in Queenstown US$2500 monthly, 1- and 2- bedroom, fully furnished apartments on East Coast Demerara, 1-bedroom semi-furnished apartment in Georgetown. Call 689-9222 : Furnished and unfurnished from US$1000 to US$3000 in safe communities. One-bedroom unfurnished $60 000 neg, Prashad Nagar. One three-bedroom unfurnished Republic Park $140 000. Furnished house East Coast $200 000. Call Msc Yahya 644-5128, 612-8969.. , 3-bedroom house with large bond space US$2500, Continental Park 4-bedroom house with AC and automatic gate US$2000, 3-storey newly built property ideal for school, restaurant or church, etc $800 000, McDoom 3 large bond spaces with security $150 000, Diamond upper flat US$600, Eccles 4bedroom furnished house US$1800. IDEAL ENGINEERING & REALTY SERVICES. Tel. 225-5908, 6265807, 688-7485. 2-storey building situated at Lot 49 Parker Street Providence. Each flat contains 3 bedrooms, one self-contained, equipped with airconditioned living room, water, light and fully secured with grille. Parking also available. Call 625-6227. new (never occupied) Florida-style house with 3 very large bedrooms (1 self-contained) located at Eccles Housing Scheme, corner lot with spacious yard and very wide parapet for additional parking. Property has concrete drains, bridge and driveway to accommodate 2 to 3 vehicles in yard, 2 water tanks, steel grille installed on windows and door. Asking US$800 monthly (neg). Call 673-2845. floor restaurant in Middle Street for a state-of-theart Restaurant & Bar Goodwill go with it US$3000 neg. Mr. Patrick Pereira, 225-2626, 231-2064, 227-6949, 227-6863, 225-5198, 225-3068. , Gardens US$1500, Lama Ave, Bel Air Park US$1800 , Bel Air Pa r k o n the round about US$1000, Prashad Nagar US$1500, land from$11milion, riverside land hotels with US$35 000 month rental and office space US$40 000 month propert i es from $14 mi l l i o n . 22 5 2626, 225-5198, 226-1064, 623-2591, 669-3350 and roof garden in Republic Park, EBD. Office space and roof garden in Charlotte Street, Georgetown. Contact 628-1203, 651-3402, 227-4263.
24 24 TO LET World #1 Realtor Mister Terry Redford Reid 667-7812, 2256858, 225-7164, 226-1064, 2252626, 231-2068, 619-7945. Have the executive rental reduced by 35%,Prashad Nagar US$1000, Jacaranda Ave. Bel Air Park US$2000, Barima Ave Bel Air Park US$1800, Bel Ai r S p r i n g s US$1000, large bond for rental office small form US$375, 10 000 sq ft office spacefortechnology business. 225-2626, 225-5198, 226-1064, 623-2591, 669-3350 A N T H ONY Reid BSc h a s more than 20,000 hrs in Real Estate In v e s t m e n t and Economic Transformat i o n of People Economic Gr o w t h . We have rental from US$15 0 0 , i n Bel Air P a r k , a m b assa d o r ' s r e s i d e n c e i n U n i versity Gardens Le Resouveni r, Lama A v e w i t h p o o l , J acaranda Ave. with large lawns US$2000, Prashad Nagar US$100 0 , ap t . from U S $ 7 0 0 , b o n d 8 0 0 0 sq ft, smal l a n d l a r g e o f f i c e s p a c e up to 1500 0 sq foot; state of the art hotel and o f f ice c o m p l e x w i t h inc o m e o f US$40 000 monthly. 22 5 - 2626, 225-5198, 226-1064, 623-2591, 669-3350 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.
PROPERTY FOR SALE PROPERTY FOR SALE ST $55M, 60x120. .Tel. 611-0315, 690-8625. home $30M n e g . 6 11 - 0 3 1 5 , 6 9 0 - 8 6 2 5 . Residential Two Blgs on Double Lot Sandy Babb Street. Call 645-0944 bedroom house at A68 East La Penitence, Pirai Square. Call 686-2852. flat house in gated community, EBD. Move in, ready. Tel. 670-8958 Gardens, corner lot $10M. Contact 680-3771, 694-7210. concrete house on 128 Canaan Gardens, WBD $5.3M. Tel. 603-1845. front building. Tel. 6188016. 3-storey building at Lot 61 Station Street, Kitty $32M neg. Contact 680-3771, 694-7210. structure, height 35 ft L x 87 ft W x 52 ft - $4M, located in Linden. Tel. 694-7210, 680-3771. concrete flat, 12th Avenue Diamond Housing Scheme, $12M. Tel. 226-2924, 613-9085. new, in Republic Gardens 80x30 flat house, 3-bedroom, self-contained, double closet in rooms, 4-car port, $40M. OBO. 639-8182. for sale in Charlestown, $10M. Serious inquiries only, no agents. 6273902. : property ideal for offices $50M, Canal #1 house and land $15M, Nismes property $13M. Call 663-1728. -storey four-bedroom concrete house on double lot. No agents. Serious enquiries only. 681-6066, 614-7929. /Residential location 20 North Road, Bourda Georgetown., Property and land for sale. Call 225-5727, owner.
PROPERTY FOR SALE and land at No. 5 Vryman's Erven New Amsterdam, Berbice. Tel. 6234694, 624-3126. $47M, Diamond $40M, Charlestown $10M, (2nd lot with driveway) Eccles $22M, East Coast $30M, $25M. Call 689-9222. 4-bedroom concrete house at Lamaha Springs, Georgetown. Tel. 6141880, 609-2418.\ Ville $19M, hot water heating system and household furnishing options. Call Corretta on Tel. 697-7842, 2317052, 222-5541. Gardens, D'Urban Street, Republic Park, Hadfield Street, South, North Ruimveldt, Diamond, Blankenburg, Sophia, Mahdia, Trival Realty- 665-7946. St $35M, South Ruimvdldt $20M, Bel Air Park $35M, East Ruimvdldt $20M, Lance Gibb St, $75M. Call 6267159, 610-0065. -storey four-bedroom concrete house on double lot, in Republic Park. No agents. Serious enquiries only. 681-6066, 614-7929. 3-bedroom ranch-style house in Republic Gardens, house 3½ baths, gated compound. Tel. 602-6287, 2222314. Air Park, Lamaha Gardens Queenstown, Ogle, Eccles, Diamond, etc. 2180121, 638-9116. New Scheme, huge 3-storey concrete building (business) 60x90 - $190M. Tel. 646-3251, 227-0464, 223-8634. 2-storey property at Bee Hive, ECD with 1 selfcontained room, land (100 x 150) $27M neg. Tel. 680-3771, 694-7210. One newly con s t r u c t e d 5 - s t o r e y commercial building, on land 3 0 x 1 7 0 , $ 1 5 0 M . Te l , 2 2 6 0025, 648-3171, 600-3171. Nagar: Three-bedroom concrete and wooden property on corner lot, n o n - n e g o t i a b l e $ 4 0 M . Te l . Wills Realty - 627-8314, 2272612, 610-8314. house and land, 2storey building, 3 apartments Cornelia Ida. 6100514. New Scheme 20th Street: 1 flat 3-bedroom concrete house. Contact Romel $10.5M. Tel. 623-3348, 2660548. near Regent Street $33M, also double stalls at Bourda Market, facing Regent Street. 641-1800. Street, A l b o u y s t o w n 2 - s t o r e y, 2 f a m i l y f r o n t b u i l d i n g . Va c a n t p o s s e s s i o n , $12M. Tel. 618-8016. St, N e w t o w n , double lot, twostorey building, size of land 30x116, close to Vlissengen Road. Price $43M neg. Contact 660-8888. 6-bedroom properties at Phase 1 Good Hope Housing Scheme ECD, fully grilled etc. One 6-bedroom 2storey at Anna Catherina WCD. Tel: 231-4586, 673-5546. new 55ft x 39ft, 2-storey concrete house, located Fifth Avenue Diamond. Price $45M neg. Huge entertainment living and dining rooms, high ceilings. Land 120ft x 60ft. Tel. 623-3899. Village, Vreed-enHoop, WCD 2-storey 3-bedroom wooden/concrete house on 43ft x 300 ft transported land. Move in, ready. Price $8.5M neg. Call 627-0289.
PROPERTY FOR SALE in First Street, Diamond Scheme (high income) Fibreglass boat with 250HP inboard engine, Contact 6231392 between 08:00hrs and 17:00hrs. 2-storey concrete building $40M neg, William St 8-apartment building $47.5M neg, Tel. 643-9196, 686-1091 Charlotte St. 4-storey building, $228M neg. Street, Norton Street, Kitty Public Road, Sheriff Street, Republic Gardens, Republic Park, Diamond, Eccles, Hadfield Street. Trival Realty 665-7946. , 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. in Diamond Fourth Avenue newly built unfurnished house, size 30x44, land 62x110. Asking $17.3M neg. Tel. 680-3771, 694-7210. and land, length 560 ft, one-storey 3-bedroom wooden house at Triumph Agriculture Road, ECD, $13.5M. Tel. 6631397. wooden and concrete house and land, 3 toilets/ bath inside, for business, renting residence. Parking for 3 vehicles in Parika. Tel. 220-2363, 6536479. property, 3 bedrooms upstairs & downstairs, excellent condition at 20-26 Humming Bird St. Festival City, North R/veldt, 628-5798. Gardens: One executive two-storey concrete building with all modern conveniences, swimming pool 15x30, land 120x90, $120M. 226-0025, 648-3171, 600-3171. and land at a strip between lots 18 and 19, South Section Canal #2. Land at Lot 147 and 152, No. 72 Village, Corentyne Berbice, 13 acres land at Parika. 619-4236. Station fully furnished 3 bedrooms La Parfaite Harmony, prime property Mandela Avenue, Public Road Kitty, Diamond Public road, Mining Claims. Contact Ms Liverpool 625-7582. 2-storey wooden and concrete building, upper flat 5 bedrooms, and lower flat 3. Onebedroom apartment, 2-bedroom apartment and one shop area located at Shell Road, Kitty, Price $38.9M Contact 642-7898.\ DISCOUNT: 20% on all executive properties $60M, 30% discount on $24M, and below, 1 5 % d i s c o u n t o n l a n d $18M. Phone 667 - 7 8 1 2 , 2 2 5 6 8 5 8 , 2 2 5 - 2 6 2 6 Te r r e n c e Reid. unfinished 2-storey house on 7000 sq. ft of residential land, located at 5th Street, Paradise Housing Scheme, being sold by owner for $4M (neg). Call 688-0002, 673-2845. SALE/RENT NEWLY built bond, located on McDoom Public Road, with office space, upstairs size 120x40. Asking US$650,000. For rental US$6500 not far from the gas station. 680-3771, 6947210 property in Prashad Nagar $27M, requires minor improvement, giveaway for you only. One Punt Trench 2-storey $11M neg, Alberttown 3rd property $10M. 225-5198, 231-2064, 227-6949, 225-2626, 225-3068, 226-1064, 227-6863, 623-2591, 692-3831, 615-0069. 3-bedroom property in Prashad Nagar reduced from $42M to $34M , P e r e S t r e e t $ 3 4 M . Phone Mrs Bibi Khan 62 3 2591, Mr Darindra 615-0069, Mr Boodram. 692-3831, Mr Alex 669-0943, 225-2626, 225-3068, 623-2591.
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$115M, Campbell Avenue $55M, William St $32M, $43M, Alberttown $45M, Seaforth St (land) $33M, Good Hope $11M, $12.5M, $15.5M, Earl's Court $45M. Call 609-9232.
ACRES OF land with wallaba, silverballi, mora and a small quantity of greenheart and other mixed varieties of woods - inland of Boeraserie, West Coast Demerara. Price $100 000 neg. Four-bedroom fully furnished concrete house in excellent condition, Meadow Brook Square $65M, Southern Queenstown land 90x220 - $150M neg. Building for residence, offices, on land 33ft x 100ft Bourda, $75M neg. Wills Realty 227-2612, 627-83 1 4 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
building, overlooking the Berbice River in commercial area and sits on two acres of land. Negotiable, 19 Strand, New Amsterdam. 626-0017, 627-1865. E m a i l : CLondon219@hotmail.com concrete building bordered by 3 Main Streets in central Georgetown. Ideal for offices, school, bond, etc., 4 flats 130ft x 35 ft each, land 250ft x 50 ft. 227-0190, 6935610. Street $25M, near Regent Street $29M, Nandy Park $24M, Kitty $32M, West Bank $22M, East Coast (public road) $100M, Kitty Public Road $35M, AA Eccles $55M. Diana 227-2256, 6269382. ranch-type executive property in D'Urban Backlands requires upgrading to international standard valued $45M. Buy it as it is for $26M neg. Mr Boodram 692-3831, Lady Hercules 661-1952, Mrs Khan 6232591, 225-2626, 225-3068, 227-6863. St US$1M, Regent St US$900, South Road US$800 000, Lamaha St. US$400 000, Section 'M' Campbellville US$400 000, Blygezight US$275 000, Somerset Court $22M, BB Eccles $46M, $32M, $31, Land of Canaan business $90M, Windsor Estate Housing. Te l . 5 9 2 - 6 0 9 - 2 3 0 2 , 6 0 9 6516, 645-2580. Park $17M, BB Eccles $32M, $31M, Nandy Park $38M, Blygezight $56M, South Road US$900 000, Lamaha St US$400 000, Regent St US$900 000, Georgetown going business $36M, Land of Canaan going business $90M. 6092302, 609-6516. 2-storey building situated at Lot 49 Parker Street Providence. Each flat contains 3 bedrooms, one self-contained, equipped with air-cond i t i o n e d l i v i n g r o o m , w a t e r, light and fully secured with grille. Parking also available. Call 625-6227. in Providence with parking for 4 vehicles at reduced price to sell $33M neg, 3-storey property with business on the E.B. Demerara, lots of yard space, secured area, suitable for school, supermarket, factory, lumber yard, etc $80M neg. Tel. 684-3718, 686-4899. Owner migrating. 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. , 3-storey building $90M, 2-storey $38M, McDoom $85M, Diamond $32M, Good Hope $17M, Providence $40M, Queenstown $60M, Charlestown $50M, Ideal Engineering & Realty Services. Tel. 225-5908, 6265807, 688-7485, Av e n u e , D i a mond, 2-storey concrete house 60x32, 4 bedrooms, master, etc, yard space for 15-20 vehicles $38M neg. 3rd Avenue Diamond, lot with foundation $9M, Thomas Street South Cummings b u r g 2 4 0 f t x 3 8 f t with one building $70M neg. Middle Street prime 3-storey business property $130M neg. Naresh Persaud 2259882, 681-2499.
Public Road $62M neg, Diamond New Scheme $65M neg with pool, Diamond New Scheme $12.5M and $3.5M neg, Eccles $30M, $35M, $65M neg, Bel Air $62M neg, Blygezigt Gardens $48M neg, Prashad Nagar $55M neg, Hadfield St $20M, Hadfield St $40M neg, Alberttown $40M neg, Grove $9.5M, $12M, $18M, $20M, $25M, $36M, all neg, Grove $6M neg with structure Grove land $3.5M neg, La Grange Public Road $18M neg, Friendship property $25M neg, Herstelling New Scheme land $3.5M neg, Herstelling New Scheme land $4.5M neg. Tel. 676-5537, 641-5670, 646-1334, 688-3873. % DISCOUNT on all properties for this summer only. UG Gardens $140M, Republic Park $30M, Nandy Park 4 apartments $32M, Middle Road La Penitence land s i z e 1 4 0 x 6 0 $17M, second Street Alberttown business and residence $45M, 5th St. Alberttown massive concrete $48M, Eccles $14M, Kitty Sandy Babb St. two properties on double lot $38M, Lamaha St Queenstown apartment complex $ 5 8 M . P h o n e V i c e P r esid e n t 2 3 1 - 2 0 6 4 , 2 2 5 - 3 0 6 8 , 2 2 7 - 6 8 6 3 , 2 261064, 227-6949, 225-2626. , Lot 185 Charlotte & King Streets, Maraj Builidng Tel. 2270265, 2 2 7 - 1 8 8 1 , 6 2 7 - 8 0 5 7 D\Urban Street business spot, Thomas Street, Eccles Public Road $55M, Carmichael Street, Kitty $45M, East Ruimveldt, Sheriff Street, LAND: Charlotte street, Friendship land size 115 x 450, wharf side $65M, Non Pareil, South Road $55M, Alberttown. BARGAIN 26% 26% 26% discount: Two-family concrete business and residence in the front of Happy Acres $32M, Dowding Street, Kitty with driveway $16M, BB Eccles $16M, South Ruimveldt Gardens $!6M, Light Street $ 2 1 M , S e c o n d building with 12 ft drive way $!4M, David Street Subryanville with 14ft driveway $16M, West Ruimveldt concrete flat house $4.9M, Dazell Housing Scheme $11M. 6 9 2 - 383 1 , M r Dar indra 615- 0069, Mr. A. Pereira 623-2591, Mrs Hercules 661-1952, 225-2626, 225-2709, 2255198.. business and re sidence w ith reserve for 20 cars $11M, Meadow Brook old house $12M, L o d g e $ 1 4 M , Middle Road La Penitence with 20ft driveway 4 apartments $15M, second ranch concrete $38M, Garnett St. business and residence $32M. Phone M r . B u d r a m 6 9 2 - 383 1 , M r Darindra 6150069, Mr. A. Pereira 623-2591, M rs Hercules 661-1952, 225-2626, 225-2709, 225-5198.. REDUCED MUST BE SOLD :- PRIME COMMERICAL PROPERTY, Cummings and Middle streets, ALBERTOWN, 3 LOTS WITH BUSINESS, (NUT CENTRE) sold furnished, all modern amenities 32 cameras silvilance, parking for 12 Vehicles, taken in alleyway, Vendors for GT&T, Western Union, Interstate Batteries, Lotto, Superbet, Must see to appreciate, best offer Agents Welcome . TEL 621-4000, 2273939 Mr. Singh
PROPERTY FOR SALE Sam's Real Estate and Property Management has the most affordable properties. William Street Campbellville $35M, Diamond $3.5M, $35M, $38M, Prashad Nagar $37.5M, $65M, Lamaha Gardens $50M, Bel Air Gardens (with swimming pool) US$1.5M, UG Gardens $55M, Rentals - Section 'K' Campbellville US$1200, Prashad Nagar US$1000, US$1400. Tel. 6977842, 231-7052, 222-5541. Garden s e x ecutive $68M, Prashad Nagar 8000 sq ft land $60M, Lama Avenue, Bel Air Park $83M, Bel Air Park $45M Dowding Street Kitty $29M, and $19M , David Street Subryanville from $19M, back with 12ft driveway $14M, Section 'K' Ca m p bellville $40M, Garnett Street ranch concrete $38M, Owen Street Kitty concrete 2s t o r e y $39M, C a m p S t r e e t b u si n e s s a n d r e s i d e n c e . Phone Mr Darindra 615-0069, Mr Carlos Budram 692-3831, Mr. Ale x P e r e i ra 2 3 1 2 0 6 4 , M r. Ramsahoye 2252709, 225-2626, 225-3068, 2276949, 225-5198, 627-7812, 2261064. IS your year for 28% discount on all properties. Happy Acres 2-storey concrete $24M, Providence Stadium new $16M, concrete Republic Pa r k $ 3 6M, Eccles concrete $34M, South Ruimveldt Ga r d e n s $ 1 2 M needs repairs, Middle Road La Penitence 4a p a r t m e n t $ 1 4 M , L a P enitence t w o - s t orey $11M, D\Urban Backlands concrete $28M, Me a d o w Brook $ 1 2 M , D\Urban Street concrete residence and business $28M.Mr Darindra 615-0069, Mr Carlos Budram 692-3831, Mr. Alex Pereira 2 3 1 2 0 6 4, M r. Ramsahoye 2252709, 225-2 6 2 6 , 2 2 5 - 3 0 6 8 , 227-6949, 225-5198, 627-7812, 2261064. N a g a r $ 3 8 M . Newtown corner land for fast food $36M, Mandela Ave 150x60 for Fast food by the Gymnasium $85M with 3-storey concrete bui l d i n g , D u n c a n S t r e e t corner land $35M, Robb S t r e et land $50M, LBI double l o t $ 1 5 M , D'Urban Backlands $20M. Phone Mr Boodram 6923835, Lady Abundance 661-1952, 231-2064, Lady Cameron 2252626, 225-2709, Mr Ramsohoye 615-0069. Westminster 0.086 acres f l a t 3 - b e d r o o m hou s e , C u m mings Lodge Housing S cheme $14M neg, Campbellville Section '1' $58M neg, Hadfield St Wortmanville back house $11M neg, D'Urban St North Freeburg $22M, Hadfield St East ½ of East ½ Wortmanville $35M, Roxanne Burnham Gardens $14M neg, Albouys Street north ½ of the west ½ of Albouystowm $6M neg, Samaroo Dam Klien Pouderoyen West Bank $8M neg double lot. Diamond $11M neg, Section 'C' Middle Walk Nabaclis East Coast $34M neg, Sheet A n c h o r, Cumberland. Land can be surveyed, developed into a housing area with app r o x i m ately 125 house lots $100M neg, land C/Lot 9.5 acres, Section 'A' Prince William St. Plaisance $15M neg. with AC. Only lawyers, doctors travel service, customs broker rental $80 000 monthly neg.
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styled 4 bedroom property with auto garage and security grills, fully furnished: fridge, stove, washer & dryer, furniture etc. Includes generator with automatic change over system. Grandville Park BV, $28.9M sold by owner. 6004409, 623-8172, 629-2404, 2203411 (vacant possession)
large upright fridge, General Electric $85 000 neg. 687-0647.
are your own 20% Bent Street two family business $17M . Land in Da Silva Street 140x33 $16.8M, Meadow Brook ranch $12M, Lodge Scheme $14M, AA Eccles on double lot $78M, Lamaha G a r d e n s E x ecutive $64M, land in S o u t h Road 75x33 $38M, Charlotte Street $19M, S e c . M L a n d 8 0 x 6 0 $15M, D a S i l v a S t L a n d 90x32 $16.5M, Smyth Street Land 120x60 $65M, Bel Air Park need repair $50M n e g . 2312064, Mr. Ramsahoye 225-2709, 225-2626, 225-3068, 227-6949, 2255198, 627-
puppies, $ 1 0 , 0 0 0 e a c h 6 41-4812.
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 - 8x4 SLATE pool table $450 000 neg. 601-8083, 6892658.
- , three-phase current $360,000. Tel:621-4928 1 - belt sander adjustable $160 000, edge sander $60 000. All in good working order. Owner leaving - 614-9432 rebuilt Perkins, Deutz engines, Lincoln generator welder, Honda ATV bikes, model 'M' with winch, 320 BL excavator. Call 691-2921. Amp 2450 $160 000, Pro Form treadmill $120 000, power wash $65 000. Tel. 6500892, 692-2016. MAC tool parts washer with bin at bottom 110v - $55 000. Owner migrating, 616-5340. of Ganaderma Lucidum infused products available. Contact 609-9240 or shop o n l i n e . www.rdurgacoffeehouse.organogold.com computers with 20" LCD $65 000, Laptops from $49 000, Iphone 3GS $35 000, BlackBerry from $8 000. Future Tech - 231-2206. General Electric stove, stainless steel with large oven, 110-240v actually new $80 000 neg. Tel:614-9432 brush cutter FS 280, barely used, excellent condition, $60 000, 671-7065, 643- 5705. articles for sale. Contact 642-1359.
Bargains in Guyana: F u l l concrete D'Urban Street business $19M, business and res i d e n ce Bent S t r e e t 1 6 M , G o r d o n S tree t b u s i n e s s & residence $23M. Waterloo Street business and residence (new) $35 M. S o u t h R o a d L a n d $ 3 6M, C harlotte Street 2 buildings 2 houses by Light$32M. Land 140 x 60 by Russian Embassy $30M. Land at Turkeyen 140x60 $32M. L0 Ressovenure Land 126x60 $20M. Campbellville flat house needs repairs $13M. Section K $19M needs repa i r s , 3storey Quamina Street for hotel U S $ 5 9 9 0 0 0 , B e l A i r P a rk $49M Lamaha Gardens valued $85M now $ 7 0 M . R e nta l of ap a r t m ents from US$700, Resi dence US$1 200 upwards. Phone L o r d Pa t r i c k P e r e i ra 22 7 - 6 8 6 3 , 2 2 5 - 2 7 0 9 , 227 694 9 , 2 2 6 - 1 0 6 4 , 6693350. 7 d a y s a w e ek tonyreidsrealty@hotma i l . c o m
HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT FOR SALE
small, black fridge. Call 643-6604, 688-3201. small, black fridge. Call 643-6604, 688-3201. & plucked chicken. Tel: 650-4421, 220-9203 small, black fridge. Call 643-6604, 688-3201. flat bottom boat. Call 604-0038. steel cage 12' x 5' x 7', suitable for storing personal effects, etc. 233-0570. breed Rottweiler dogs, pure breed German Shepherd dogs. Tel. 662-0116. touch 4th GEN with accessories. Price $40 000. 6774757
pups, German shepherd pups, 682-2148, 6182903.. beverage cooler 6ft x 4ft, perfect condition $275 000 neg. 223-9719, 227-1028. -bred Rottweiler pups, fully vacinnated and dewormed, Tel. 689-1729. Yamaha Engine. Tel. 658-6768. STOVE, FRIDGES. 2332488. closing equipment for sale in excellent condition. Call Jan 645-9266, 647-4997. plywood Pools table 8x4. Price $140 000. Tel. 6666788, 223-1453. order body parts for Tundra, Tacoma Titan any year. Tel. 227-2835, 227-5381. heavy-duty cover-stitch sewing machine, heavy-duty surger sewing machine. Tel. 2270485. Clark Ranger skidder, 1 - Puma mill with 30 Hp motot or engine. Tel. 269-0603, 609-8041, 662-2508. Shepherd pups, 12 weeks old, fully vaccinated and dewormed, JG Kennels, Ruimzeight Gardens, WCD. 2690671, 688-1656. paint 5-gal., 2gal pails. Oil paint 1-gal. 5-gal pails all colours, 250-gal. water tank. Tel. 220-1014. your own water business with a brand new water purification system, supplied and installed in a short time. Call 6237212. Market double stalls, opposite Regent Street also property on Oronoque Street $33M. 641-1800 RZ minibus, long base, EFI, mags, music, BKK series. Price $990 000 neg. 677-3608, 2704302. jet ski, new CANAM ATV, 4x4. One Toyota Tundra, black, year 2005, $2.9M. Tel. 2260025, 648-3171, 600-3171.
FOR SALE and plucked chickens in wholesale and retail quantities, also available dog meat in any quantity. Tel. 657-3707, 6433240. 18.2 cubic (Frigidaire) refrigerator, 54 acres transported land at Northern Hogg Island. Priced to go. Contact 227-0575, 220-9336. BTU AC unit comes with transformer and AC brackets, $100 000 neg. Call Mrs Reynolds. set model D 343, 250 kva, 3 Ph, 415-240, 220/ 127v, AC 60 Hz. Call 227-0190, 693-5610, 616-9727. 2 games, Xbox 360, PSP available, starting at $1 000 each, Mod also available. Contact 684-3025. car alarms, Pioneer stereos, reverse cameras, and marking of vehicles. Tel. 6797944. chair, baby stroller, baby carrier and car seat. Call 646-5261, 618-1706, 670-2653. crashed dirt bike, sold for parts, good exhaust, seat, starter, engine parts. Call 6620001. complete dredge, equipment, 6-cylinder, diesel engine, 8" gravel pump, air compressor with diving suit, $1.5M. 662-7425 Malchan. Shepherds available from July 15. Please contact Joan in Republic Park for booking in advance. 600-7871, 233-5783. Cases for store like New 7 ft * 2 ft , 6 ft * 15 inch, $ 50,000 each. Contact :Central Electronics Tel:227-3106 / 225-8725 HP Yamaha Vmax outboard engine, with 30" four Fin propellers and hydraulic chair. Can be adjusted for long or short feet, foreign-used, low hours, excellent condition. 621-8612. Terrier Dachshund mixed puppies, 5 weeks old, vaccinated and dewormed, $25 000 each. Call 614-4435, 291-0774. Speakers L/2 - 750 YK, QSC amp MX 1500, Peavy CS 4000, Honda 13 000 watts generator, like new. Price neg. 2296363, 623-3240. Impulse DP 30 spray pump 3000 PSI Phase 1, 120v, A 7.2 Hz 60, BAR 205, airless gun and hose included 3300 PSI, price $140 000 neg. Tel. 6676221, 609-7258. base Toyota Dyna 666 series, $1.2M, 1 -Mitsubishi short base GHH series, $1.2M. 621-8198, 600-8198. Submersable pump 3 phase induction motor Hp2 60 Hz, V460 30A, Pole 2, Ins. Class F, Max, Amb 80c, price $200 000 neg. Tel. 667-6221, 609-7258. Shepherds available from July 15. Please contact Joan in Republic Park for booking in advance. 600-7871, 2335783. purpose sewing machine Brother engine parts, price $155 000 neg, Framblin Electric motor explosion proof made in USA Hp 1/3 Ph 1 Hz 60, V115/230, price $25 000. Tel. 667-6221, 609-7258. regulators 2000w 110-240V - $6 000 and 3000w $8000, a quantity of office wall dividers, could set up 2 to 3 offices with glass doors, etc $40 000. Tel:616-5340 H o b a r t e n gine 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. a r m r a d i a l DeWalt slide, cross cut and rip saw 3-Phase current with adjustment and large m e t a l t a b l e $ 3 6 0 0 0 0 . 6643368
FOR SALE o n a n t e n n a f o r 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 car seat $12000, baby basket $12 000, baby pram $15 000. Bra n d s a r e Evenflo and Fisher Price, small tricycle $5 000, child t r i c y c l e $ 1 0 0 0 0 . 616-5340 surveillance security systems, 4 channels, going cheap only $75 000. All necessary accessories included, also any other brands available. Tel. 609-2815. 3000 new PVC Talbot pushfit fittings for water mains adaptor PF x - F1 25mm SDR 11 x ¾ in ACTL WR 10 at $100 each. Owner leaving 614-9432. 135 HP outboard foreign-used with remote control new tank, hydraulic tilt, 12v battery start mower used in Guyana giveaway $350000. Tel:621-4928 side by side refrigerator and freezer 110v, excellent condition $180 000 neg, new model hot and cold water dispenser 110v with bottle $20 000. 621-4928 land at Parika 12.476 acres partly cultivated at Parika Naamryck $6M, by owner with Title document. New glass case 40"long x 25" broad, 2ft high, $40 000. Tel. 223-6941, 685-9590. f l a t s c r e e n monitors with cords all $100 000, 10 used APC with and without battery $ 6 0 0 0 0 . Tel:664-3368 : 12-½" DeWalt HD planer $125 000, 10" craftsman table saw with stand $40 000 10 amp DeWalt reciprocating saw $25 000. Buy all 3 pieces for $150 000. Contact Osbert 6025294, Avril on 227-7607. air conditioner wall uni t s a n d w a t e r p u m p m e t a l cages with gate to place lock $10 000 each, 1 large snapon parts washer 110v with bin at bottom to hold fluid wash $55 000. Tel:664-3368. Auto Parts Limited: Suspension, lights, body parts, etc. Opening Monday to Friday 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs, Saturday 08:00hrs to 16:00hrs. Lot 106 Unity, ECD, Guyana. Tel. (592) 259-3277, cell (592) 677-6674. Panel Door and Furniture: Arch door and frame, French door, spindles, windows, cupboard furniture and ply boards, purple heart door $28 000, locust door $25 000. Cell 626-8141, 664-1109. computer desks in box with drawers $12 000 each, 250 new computer boards $500 each, 25 boxes new H P P r i n t e r i n k all $100 000, a quantity of new computer cards, new hard drive etc $60 000. Tel:614-9432 sale! Clothing, shoes, bags and household items, all at bargain prices on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Lot 2900 Well Road, North Ruimveldt, Georgetown, starting at 06:00hrs. Tel. 2181223. photo copying machine large with scanner attached, CD and manual available along with six new cartridges, hardly used, mint condition $350 000 for all Owner leaving 614-9432. BEDFORD engines (1 with air governor control), runs good, both $450 000, L10 Cummins, top half rebuilt by Swiss used on backup generator, runs great $650 000. Tel. 609-8727, 683-5759. 6500 watt generator, Behringer 4000 watt power amp, 15" monitors (powered and non-powered), bass boxes (Scoop), Amp rack, tweeter boxes, 2 Denon Jugglers with mixer and original case. Tel. 6232923.
FOR SALE movable caravan (canteen/workshop), double door refrigerator, sixburner gas stove, rotisserie, new toaster oven, surround stereo system, bedroom l a m p s , w a t e r d i s p e n s e r, 2 10x12 carpets. Call June, 623-1562, 223-3265. 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 ½-inch and metric, cheap. 6 21-4928 , bed frames and mattresses, bedside cupboards, wall dividers, 4-seater dinette sets and shelves (used) 14' and 15' aluminum boats, used 25Hp outboard and a 35 KVA 3phase generator (hardly used) for sale. Contact 628-1203, 6513402, 227-4263. Ipad Air, Samsung S5, LG Curve, G2, Canon, Nikon SLR camera, crown, amplifier, DBX driver rack, compressor, Shure cordless microphone, electric, box guitars, mixers, keyboards, RCF, Celestion speakers, Pione e r, Denon juggler, CD, DVD duplicator. Tel 623-2477. Welder heavyduty generator, Kobota 3-cylinder diesel engine, Cummins 6-cylinder and gear box, Kobata engine & generator (diesel), Mercedes 2000, Mercedes 190 (body to be repaired) 2 c o m pleted Land Rover diesel engines gear/ transfer box, 110 Land Rover body without engine, Land Rover pick up tray (with all parts), No time wasters. Tel. 231-6322, 692-2521. 30-feet Bayliner boat and trailer with 4-cylinder Mer cruiser engine, and Alpha 1 Sterndrive needs reverse cable otherwise good condition, engine starts and runs, one Bombardier Seadoo jet ski, 1 Kawasaki 750 sts jet ski, both working, minor repairs. Call 444-6589, 694-1888. Call to make offer owner leaving. Hymac 580C excavator in working condition, Have a new triple pump worth $800 000 also spare engine, triple pump and control valves, going cheap $1.5M. Call 4446589, 694-1888, Owner desperate to sell. in Moblissa with 2 houses, 1 large bond, etc citrus and pineapple. Ideal to raise chickens, access to large creek, only 8 minutes drive from highway, can drive in with car, good road. Owner migrating, must sell. Call 444-6589, 694-1888 to negotiate price. 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. 227-8519, 6534287, 618-1839. 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. materials: New large blue bathtub fibreglass made $35 000, 3 hot and cold water sinks, used with fittings. English-made $10,000, a quantity of used iron grilles for window, e t c $ 1 0 0 ,0 0 0 . Tel:6643368 50 5 0 a m p l i f i e r used, QSC 1450 amplifier us ed, Spin 3300 amplifier n e w, S p i n 3 3 0 a m p l i f i e r used, Dennon 1500S m i x e r a nd pair Dennon 3500 CD player used, DBX 1231 e q u a l i z e r u s e d , D B X 120 x Sub harmonic used, Rane 23A crossover used. Tel. 613-3846, 670-9993.
FOR SALE VEHICLES FOR SALE " 5 HP wood planer, 10" 3 hp wood table saw, 8" 3 hp jointer planer, (DeWalt 12" mitre saw, drilling machine, circle saw, 3 h p p l u n g e r o u t e r, j i g s a w, cordless drill) 17" wood ban saw 3 hp, sanding machine, 4" wood planer, biscuit cutter, 5" 3 hp blower, air compressors, welding plant, double door fridge, 3 Perkins diesel engines fully bed for dredge. Tel. 2203523, 616-1578.
VEHICLES FOR SALE
CRV. 227-4566. Carina 170. 658-7534. MRS Convertible. Price $2.9M neg. Tel. 623-3899. GRAND Cherokee with lots of new spares. 626-3001. RZ long base bus, Serious enquiries. Price neg. Contact 625-6187 Allion, PMM series, immaculate condition. 689-5802. CRV $1.5M neg. Call 657-0482. Toyota Alex. Tel. 6257416. 'M' truck without w i n c h . Te l . 6 6 6 - 7 7 3 4 , 6 11 2706. 4-Runner, great condition Price neg, 223-9719, 227-1028. CRV in very good condition. Price neg. Tel. 6696961. Picnic, 7-seater, PLL series, 82 000 km. Tel. 6147403. Tacoma manual V6, fully loaded. $3M. Tel. 622-0445, 685-7659. in working condition PHH series. Call 6509957. RAV4, 2001 model, 60 000km, PKK series, excellent condition, automatic, alarm, MP3, DVD, CD deck, etc. Contact 6139239. Town ace minibus, PDD series, good condition. Phone 680-6137. NZE Corolla AC, mags, in excellent condition., $1.7M neg. Tel.609-9306. Note, excellent condition, AC, CD, low mileage, $1.3M neg. Phone 629-1036. 2 new model, AC, alarm, mags, CD deck, stick gear, Honda 1 - 600 F3 CBR transformer style. Price neg. Tel. 6185509. 125 cc motor cycle (scooter) CH series, red, only 50km,price $200 000. Call 6237480. Gray Toyota Allion PSS series emaculate condition, keyless, T central locking, low mileage, Very. Call 623-7480. Tacoma $2.4M. Warn winch. 233-2488. AE 91 Sprinter, manual gear box, rims, DVD, excellent condition. 675-0174. Base canter, good working order, no reasonable offer refused. 684-3718, 686-4899. model RAV-4, PLL series, 600 RR, 2008 model CBR. Tel. 646-6459. stick gear Prado, one RZ 1800 Lexus. Tel. 643-2795, 220-4739 (after 18:00hrs) Kishan. 3116 engines, complete, foreignused, 320L excavator. Tel. 6823667. RAV-4 4L, silver, PRR series, in excellent condition $5M neg. Tel. 648-4059. 670-9084. 2005 Ta c o m a , P r i m o , H i l u x , 4 doors. Contact 627-8057, 629-5178.
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DAF sand truck, Cummins engine $2.5M neg. Call 665-5154.
Solid Def Toyota 4x4 Pick-up, $2.4M, Isuzu 2-ton dump truck $2.3M. 641-1800, 220-3452.
Pajero, PLL series, lady-driven, $1.1M. 226-0673, 685-4694. CRV PJJ series. Price $1.6M. Contact 664-4038, 619-7731. Toyota Allion in immaculate condition. Any reasonable offer. Owner leaving country. Call 616-7351. Carina Wagon, very affordable. 616-2409 Vitz $1.75M, Contact Robin, Tel. 6550647. silver Honda CRV, PMM series, 2002, $2.8M neg. Tel. 641-5670. 82 Starlet Turbo, s t i c k g e a r , D V D , A C . Te l . 682-0997. Nissan Bluebird SSS $550,000 negotiable. Tel: 6004409 Spacio, body kit, TV, rims, excellent condition, $1.65M neg. Tel.684-4050.
Allion, PMM 5511, fully powered, fancy new mags, loud music, AC. Price $2.2M neg. Call Junior 624-2730. LX 470 immaculate condition, black on 22-inch rims, fully loaded, Sheriff St, Campbellville. 225-6357. 3Y, auto, 4x4, P, bull bar, mags, 8 seats, AC, immaculate condition. Sheriff St. 225-6357. Massey Ferguson 699 Tractor 4 wheel drive, One Massey Ferguson 255 tractor with front bucket. Contact: 613-3609. 330 Bedford dump truck, 155 Leyland with crane. 685-3832, 332-0205. Nissan El Grand, fully powered, CD, back and front TV, alloy rims, AC, 4-wheel drive, full flairs. Tel. 658-1946, 619-6059. clean Nissan Titan 4x4, $3.2M. Best offer. Tel. 6498888
Fit, grey, AC, PW, rims, fully loaded - $1M. Call 592-684-4412.
Mitsubishi Canter 4D33, solid vehicle $2.5M. Serious buyers only. 6908727. Parts for SV11 Camry 6908727.
Allion in excellent condition AC, mags, etc. Price $1 55M neg. Tel. 6295300.
Toyota Raum, fully powered, PMM, AC, mags, perfect for bank purchase, $1.3M. 612-6693, 689-4330.
minibus EFI, BKK, 546, 1 Solid Deff pick-up, GSS 91. 649-2450, 674-3150.
Land Cruiser, needs windshield, runs and drives, off road lift kit, as is - $500 000.Tel. 609-8727, 683-5759.
PMM series, in excellent condition. Price neg. Tel. 644-4932. Verossa $3M, leather seats, HID, rims, TV, silver blue. Tel. 618-7618. Toyota Lexus car, 2004 model. Price $1.9M, neg. Call 699-8189. RAV-4 PMM series, fully loaded, good condition. Price $1.9M neg. Contact 669-6499. new model CRV fully loaded, excellent condition, $2.8M neg. Tel. 642-6159. Mazda Axela fully loaded, excellent condition, $1.7M neg. Tel. 642-6159. AT 192, new engine, recently sprayed, PKK series, CD, etc. Price $850 000. Tel. 654-6394. Hilux Surf, Toyota Tundra, one 2RZ minibus. All vehicles in excellent condition. 6231355. Spacio, Suzuki Vitara. Price neg. Both in immaculate condition. Tel. 629-2371, 6946027. Toyota IST, excellent condition, with alarm, CD, TV and mag rims. Price $1.65M. Contact 614-8632, Premio $2.45M neg. 2002 Toyota RAV-4 in excellent condition, AC, alarm, auto start, 81 000 km. Price $2.9M neg. Tel. 629-5300. sale, Toyota Spacio $2.1M, Runx 2005 $2.35M, Wills $2M, Contact 619-2431, 6501369 Toyota Voxy silver and black, unregistered 688-1657. OLD model. Tel. 6812343. model Runx (silver), PPP series, AC, CD deck, ladydriven, $1.65M. In excellent condition. Tel. 661-1888, 678-5764.
Toyota Raum, fully powered, AC, mag, excellent condition. Tel. 626-3955. Corolla AE 110, crystal lights, mag rims, alarm, CD player, fully powered. Very good condition. Tel. 623-2923. RZ minibus, BKK series, stick gear, mag rims and working condition. 693-2174, 2340706. Toyota Cami fully loaded, flair kit, rims, etc, ladydriven, $1 75M neg. Tel. 6426159. white Fortuner, just finished 60 000 km, leather interior. Price neg, PNN series. Owner 609-1426, 624-6514. High top, extra long, diesel, auto, dual AC, fully powered, new, never registered. Sheriff St. 225-6356. 2005 HZ Hummer, good condition, black, located in Canada, Owner in Guyana can ship for you. 625-7425, Malchan. Surf 4-door enclosed, IKZ diesel, automatic, mags, rear seats, bull bar, spoiler, fully powered, CD, rear tyre rack, fogs, Sheriff St. 225-6357. NZE with flair kit, 17" mags, AC, CD, in excellent condition. Price, $1.35M neg. Cell 628-1682. RX 8 Mazda, music, mags, AC, in excellent condition. Price $1.9M Contact 6830300, 696-6077. metallic blue and black GT Turbo Starlet automatic PHH series, mag rims, CD player. Tel. 610-7463, 219-3121 $1.2M neg. Raum, PKK, $1M neg, Spacio, PMM with dark interior, $1.6M. 621-9080, 2704674.
RZ, PGG series, mags, roof rack. Price $520 000 neg. Tel. 663-1776.
Land Cruiser Prado PMM Series. 225-0188, 225-6070, Monday to Friday 08:15hrs 16:15hrs, Saturday 08:15hrs 13:15hrs.
LN 170 with 2L yurbo engine. Going cheap, $2.2M. Call 223-0171, 6145142.
your vehicles and SAVE BIG. Contact QUALITY AUTO SALES. 6509880.
VEHICLES FOR SALE 170 Toyota - $200 000. 6981425. minibus, BKK series, AC, mag, music working. 229-6380, 616-5929. model Raum PRR 4759, mag rim, alarm, AC< CD, very clean, $1.65M neg. 233-6337,r 662-6024. IST (2004), Tacoma (98), Nissan Vanette (07). Contact 660-1943, 647-1930. LEYLAND Daf truck with hyab, Caldina Wagon. Tel.. 626-5706. AE 100 Corolla car $825 000, one Nissan Datsun Pick-up 2/ 2, $1.8M Tidy looking. 626-1170. Land Cruiser Prado PMM Series. 225-0188, 225-6070, Monday to Friday 08:15hrs - 16:15hrs, Saturday 08:15hrs - 13:15hrs. TM Double Rear Axle Truck, Excellent Condition, Ideal for mining, fuel, sand etc. 220-5163. TACOMA (GSS) manual, 4x4 extra cab. Price $3M neg. Contact 647-6305. Toyota IRZ in working condition. BKK series. Tel. 6043333, 692-8709, 621-2863. 250 cc CBR, $250 000 neg. Contact # 669-8115. Dingo, PKK series, fully powered, mag rims, leather seats, AC, excellent condition, $900 000. Owner leaving country. Tel. 614-2069. Tundra in excellent condition $3.3M neg, fully loaded. Owner leaving country. Tel. 6413812, 220-6770. model Toyota RAV-4 $2.5M neg. Tel. 225-5034, 639-5577. Rush for sale $1.6M. Tel. 646-5784. Extra cab pick-up, not registered, (22R engine), manual (EFI) 4x4, GPP series, $2.4M. Rocky 225-1400, 621-5902 Toyota Duet (small car) 4 door, 1000 cc, automatic, fully powered, AC, mags, alarm, price $1.1. Rocky. 225-1400, 621-5902. AE 91 corolla, automatic, fully powered, price $450 000. Rocky. 225-1400, 621-5902. new model AT 212 Carina automatic fully powered, AC, CD, alarm, remote start, immaculate condition, $1.450M, Contact Rocky 225-1400, 621-5902. canter, open back, long tray, manual, diesel, $1.3M Contact Rocky 225-1400, 621-5902. R Z h a r d l y u s e d i m m a c u l a t e c o n d i t i o n , $ 1 .4M . R ocky 225-1400, 621-5902. Dyna, open back, short base canter, (2 ton), 5 speed manual,gas, 3y engine, excellent condition, $1.3M. R o c k y 2 2 5 1400, 621-5902 Tundra extra cab, (4x4), automatic, fully powered, AC, alarm $2M. R o c k y 2 2 5 - 1 4 0 0 , 621-5902 IST, PMM series, factory tint, air bag, AC, alarm, electronic start, music. Price $1.6M neg, lady-driven. Tel. 628-6819. enclosed canter (short base), 5 speed manual, diesel engine, GRR series, hardly used, $2.5M. R o c k y 2 2 5 - 1 4 0 0 , 621-5902 Pajero (junior/ 4dr), automatic, fully powered, ac, (4x4), hardly used $1.5M Contact Rocky 225-1400, 621-5902. Galant motor car, 2004 model, Pnn series, automatic, fully powered, ac, low milage, hardly used $1.8M Contact Rocky 225-1400, 621-5902. Joy Auto Sales just opened! Hilux, pick-ups, Premio, Pitbull, enclosed Canter, 26-seater buses, etc. Tel. 220-3569, 220-5444. Toyota Raum, green, PMM series, excellent condition. Asking $1.35M neg. Contact 6653038, 226-4356.
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VEHICLES FOR SALE
VEHICLES FOR SALE
strong 3-ton, open back canter in good condition. 2318417, 226-9648, 643-7666, 6677973, 658-2948.
Toyota Hilux double cab, 4x4 pick-up, Solid Def front suspension, air-conditioning, completely rebuilt 3Y engine with genuine Toyota parts, new front and rear shocks, new steering ends and damper 2000cc, alloy wheels, new tyres, snorkel. Recently sprayed over. Call 645-3775.
Big sale now on Toyota, Allion, Ractis, CYLPHA, Vitz, 15 and 19 seats Pitbull, Belta, IST< Cami, AT 212, Axio, 9 seats Voxy, P i c n i c , A l l e x , Spa c i o , Passo, Vios, Avensis, IPsum, Rush, Hilux, Si enta, 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 B e n z E 2 0 0 , 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.
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GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
Murray, Djokovic begin in style at Wimbledon … Stosur crashes out
By Martyn Herman LONDON, England (Reuters) - All was as it should be on the opening day of Wimbledon when returning British hero Andy Murray opened the defence of his historic title with an impressive first-round victory yesterday. Under bright skies, with the Centre Court grass
Andy Murray glistening, his grandparents in the royal box and Murray resplendent in spotless white attire, the 27-year-old walked out to a standing ovation and rewarded his fans by dismantling Belgium’s David Goffin 6-1, 6-4, 7-5. Men’s top seed Novak Djokovic, the man Murray beat in spine-tingling fashion last July to become the first home men’s singles champion at the All England Club for 77 years, also began in style, crushing Andrey Golubev 6-0, 6-1, 6-4 in his first grasscourt outing of the year. Dark horse Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, winner of the Queen’s Club grasscourt title this month, and sixth-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych both eased into the second round but there were some early casualties in the women’s draw, notably former U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur, the 17th seed, losing to Belgian Yanina Wickmayer. Women’s second seed Li Na suffered an early fright when she trailed 5-3 to Polish qualifier Paula Kania before completing a 7-5, 6-2 victory against the world No.183 making her Wimbledon debut. It has not all been plain sailing for Murray since that scorching Sunday afternoon when he ended decades of British men’s failure at the most famous tournament in the sport. Spinal surgery, a split with coach Ivan Lendl and up-anddown form meant there were
a few question marks over the third seed as he prepared for two weeks of Murray Mania. But, with new coach Amelie Mauresmo watching, Murray went through his full repertoire against a lightweight opponent who played the supporting role to perfection, engaging in some eye-catching rallies without threatening to rain on Murray’s parade.
- including 27 000 pounds ($45 900) for those bowing out in the first round. Australia’s Stosur will have to make do with that tidy sum after losing 6-3, 6-4 to Wickmayer on a packed Court Three. “I mean, in some ways it’s good and in some ways it sucks, because you’re done; you wait another four or five weeks till you get to
Novak Djokovic “I enjoyed it for the walk to the chair. Then when I sat down, it was time to get on with business,” Murray, seeking to become the first man to retain the title since Roger Federer in 2007, told reporters. “I was nervous yesterday. I was probably a bit more nervous yesterday than I was today. But it does help if you can get ahead early, like I did at the beginning of the match, I got an early break, that helped settle them down a little bit.” Only in the third set did Goffin, a more dangerous player than his 104th ranking suggests, have Murray sweating, earning two break points in the fourth game but his chance came and went before the crowd favourite turned the screws. “I thought it was a very highstandard match. I was glad to finish it in three,” Murray, who will play Slovenia’s Blaz Rola in round two, added. BIG-NAME CASUALTY While the samba beat and carnival atmosphere dominate in the soccer World Cup in far-flung Brazil, the 128th gathering of the world’s top tennis players in suburban southwest London provided a more tranquil setting for the thousands of fans streaming through the gates. Strawberries and cream and Pimms, rather than bikinis and caipirinhas, are the traditional currency at Wimbledon which is this year boasting record prize-money
play again,” Stosur, who has a lamentable record at Wimbledon where she has now lost six first-round matches, said. American 18th seed Sloane Stephens, a quarter-finalist here last year, was also out before desserts were served in the posh hospitality areas, losing 6-2, 7-6(6), to Russian Maria Kirilenko. Men’s 18th seed Fernando Verdasco, who led Murray by two sets in the quarter-finals last year before succumbing, was also bundled out in four sets by Australian Marinko Matosevic. There was an early scare, too, for Berdych, but he rallied from a set down to beat Romania’s Victor Hanescu while Dimitrov, boyfriend of Maria Sharapova, dispatched American Ryan Harrison. Djokovic, in his first competitive match since losing to Rafael Nadal in the French Open final, made a mockery of rumours about his fitness when he won the first 11 games against Kazakhstan’s Golubev. Crunching winners left, right and centre, the Serb father-tobe was in unstoppable form as he put down an ominous marker. “It’s never easy, you can never underestimate any opponent especially with no matches under your belt coming into Wimbledon,” he said. “I started extremely well; serving great and just played a very good game for the first match.”
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Neymar’s superb... “The main thing today wasn’t the result but the way the team played, getting back the spirit that we had in (last year’s) Confederations Cup,” Fernandinho said in a television interview. “In the first two games of the World Cup we missed that a bit,” added the midfielder. Mexico finished level on seven points with Brazil thanks to their 3-1 victory against Croatia and went through in second place due to an inferior goal difference. They will play Group A winners the Netherlands, who beat Chile 2-0 earlier yesterday. Mexico took a 3-0 lead with late goals in Recife, rattling Brazilian nerves until Croatia scored and Fernandinho, who was introduced at halftime, made it 4-1 in Brasilia. Brazil were ahead after 17 minutes when Luiz Gustavo won the ball on the left and his low cross was perfectly weighted for Neymar, in space in the centre of the penalty area, to deftly guide
the ball into the far corner. Cameroon refused to capitulate and were level nine minutes later when Allan Nyom squared for Joel Matip to sidefoot into an empty net and momentarily silence the home fans. Shouts of “Brazil! Brazil!” then rang out around the vast arena and the hosts were back in front in the 35th minute when Neymar ran at the defence and clipped a low shot past a wrongfooted Charles Itandje in the Cameroon goal. Brazil made a similarly brisk start to the second period and David Luiz popped up on the left wing in the 49th to chip the ball to the far post for Fred to head home. Neymar came off to a rapturous reception and was replaced by Willian in the 71st minute before Fernandinho clipped the ball into the corner after a well-worked move six minutes from time to complete an impressive win for the tournament favourites.
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Amateur boxers... GBA Tournament Director Terrence Poole, Sebert Blake, Francisco Roldan and national coach Wincell Thomas are the four coaches selected to oversee the squad. Boxers would be drawn from Berbice, Essequibo and Georgetown. The GBA head would not name the squad but the Chronicle was informed by a reliable source that Travis Fraser, Michael and Tyrone Lashley are the three Berbicians set to make the trip to Seweyo. Ninvalle was loud in praise
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GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
Mathews, Prasad leave England on the brink … Skipper Angelo Mathews strokes magnificent 160; Prasad takes four wickets England when he tempted Jayawardene (79) to offer an edge to keeper Matt Prior before Plunkett accounted for Dinesh Chandimal (seven) and Prasad (duck) in consecutive balls. Mathews seized the moment and, together with Rangana Herath, he put Sri Lanka on top. After being dropped by Plunkett on 87, Mathews reached three figures with a cut through the off side.
By Tom Hayward LEEDS, England (Reuters) - Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews and paceman Dhammika Prasad pushed England to the brink of defeat as the home side, set 350 to win, slumped to 57 for five on the fourth day of the second and final Test yesterday. Mathews stroked a magnificent 160 to help Sri Lanka power their way to a second-innings total of 457 at Headingley after resuming on 214 for four. Paceman Liam Plunkett claimed two victims in two balls for the second time in the game as he added figures of four for 112 to his firstinnings haul of five for 64. Prasad then produced a fiery spell of fast bowling to rip the heart out of England’s batting by removing skipper Alastair Cook (16) and Gary Ballance (duck), in consecutive balls, Sam Robson (24) and Ian Bell (eight). “After the first couple of days we never thought we would be in this position,” Mathews told Sky Sports
Angelo Mathews makes his third ton as Test captain, as Sri Lanka builds up a big lead. on the 4th day. television as Sri Lanka closed in on their first series victory in England. “I was just trying to be positive. We had to counterattack and whenever we got loose balls we wanted to score. “The job is only half done. We need to take five wickets
and will stick to our basics.” England, trailing by only 106 runs, seemed to have the upper hand at the start of the day but Mathews and Mahela Jayawardene wrested away the initiative by scoring freely in the opening hour. James Anderson lifted
11 fours. Curbing his natural attacking flair, the right-hander settled down add 48 for the first wicket with captain Rob Key (34) before adding a further 39 for the third wicket with former West Indies vice-captain Brendan Nash who got 21. The key stand came with Darren Stevens who scored 45, as the pair added a crucial 91 for the fifth wicket. Once Stevens was out, however, Kent lost four wickets for just seven runs, with BellDrummond seventh out. Experienced seamer
SRI LANKA first innings 257 ENGLAND first innings 365 SRI LANKA second innings D. Karunaratne c Prior b Plunkett 45 K. Silva c Prior b Plunkett 13 K. Sangakkara lbw b Moeen 55 M. Jayawardene c Prior b Anderson 79 L. Thirimanne b Moeen 0 A. Mathews c Moeen b Anderson 160 D. Chandimal c Ballance b Plunkett 7 D. Prasad c Root b Plunkett 0 R. Herath run out 48 S. Eranga not out 20 N. Pradeep b Anderson 0 Extras (b-5, lb-10, nb-5, w-10) 30 Total: (all out, 132.5 overs) 457 Fall of wickets: 1-40, 2-93, 3-172, 4-176, 5-268, 6-277, 7-277, 8-426, 9-437. Bowling: Anderson 25.5-5-91-3, Broad 29-6-86-0, Jordan 28-8-79-0, Plunkett 29-2-112-4, Moeen 21-0-74-2. ENGLAND second innings S. Robson c Jayawardene b Prasad 24 A.Cook b Prasad 16 G. Ballance lbw b Prasad 0 I. Bell b Prasad 8 J. Root not out L. Plunkett c Pradeep b Herath 0 Extras: (w-1,, lb-1, nb-1) 3 Total: (for five wickets - 26.2 overs) 57 Fall: 1-39, 2-39, 3-50, 4-52, 5-57. Bowling: Pradeep 4-1-11-0, Eranga 4-1-10-0, Herath 9.2-3-13-1, Prasad 6-1-15-4, Mathews 3-0-7-0.
wicket. Cook’s dismissal, after he dragged an attempted pull on to his stumps, triggered a collapse. Ballance was trapped lbw by Prasad off the next ball before Bell thwarted the hattrick bid. Prasad was not denied for long, forcing Robson to edge to Jayawardene in the slips and clean-bowling Bell. Herath ended play for the day when Plunkett was out for a duck, lobbing a tame catch to Nuwan Pradeep at
extra cover. Root was six not out when stumps were drawn. “Ideally we would like to be one or none down and it’s a desperately disappointing day,” said Bell. “It was a really poor one. “From the position we were in, we were outstanding for the first two days, we should be better. They bowled really well but there are no excuses.” The first Test at Lord’s ended in a draw.
Villa, Torres help give Spain a winning farewell
Bell-Drummond strokes hundred for Kent C A N T E R B U R Y, England (CMC) – Opener Daniel BellDrummond, who qualifies to play for West Indies through his parentage, stroked a third first class century to keep Kent afloat on the opening day of their County Championship clash against Derbyshire here Sunday. The 20-year-old, who has Jamaican parents, gathered a patient 101 to push Kent up to 259 for eight after they won the toss and opted to bat first at St Lawrence Ground. Bell-Drummond faced 268 balls in 5-3/4 hours at the crease and struck
LUSTY PULLS Herath also went on the attack with a series of lusty pull shots and hard-hit drives as the pair put on 149 for the eighth wicket. Joe Root ended the partnership when he threw down the stumps at the nonstriker’s end with a direct hit, removing Herath for 48. A four through extra cover carried Mathews past his previous Test-best 157 not out but he was out to the next delivery, spooning the ball straight to Moeen Ali off Anderson who finished with figures of three for 91. England’s batsmen made a good start with the openers putting on 39 for the first
Kent opener Daniel Bell-Drummond Tony Palladino was the best bowler with five for 54. Bell-Drummond, born in south London to parents Percy and Maisie, has already played for England Under-19s. Kent is coached by former West Indies captain Jimmy Adams.
CURITIBA, (Reuters) - Strikers David Villa and Fernando Torres scored yesterday to help give deposed champions Spain a comfortable consolation win after a miserable World Cup when they beat Australia 3-0. Villa neatly backheeled the opener in the 36th minute after Spain carved open the Australian defence. Torres slid home in the 69th minute when set clear in the penalty box. Substitute Juan Mata rolled a third goal
between the legs of goalkeeper Mat Ryan in the 82nd minute as Australia ran out of steam. Spain had nothing but pride to play for after losing their first two games. Australia were also on their way home after defeats to Chile and the Netherlands. Coach Vicente del Bosque made seven changes from the Spanish team that started the 2-0 defeat by Chile. Midfielder Andres Iniesta kept his place and won his 100th cap. Iniesta, scorer of the
Spain’s Juan Mata celebrates with Fernando Torres (9) after scoring a goal during the 2014 World Cup Group B soccer match between Australia and Spain at the Baixada arena in Curitiba, yesterday. Credit: REUTERS/Henry Rome winners in the 2010 final, showed his craft by helping to create Villa’s goal with a superb pass that sent defender Juanfran clear in space on the right wing. Villa, Spain’s record goalscorer, claimed his 59th goal in 97 games for his country when he turned in the cross. It was probably his last appearance for
Spain as he prepares to play in MLS soccer next year. Australia almost hit back immediately, goalkeeper Pepe Reina hacking the ball clear in a goalmouth scramble. That was a rare threat from an inexperienced Australian team who missed the presence of suspended leading scorer Tim Cahill up front.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
Dutch down Chile, look like dodging Brazil By Mike Collett-White SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - A powerful and pacey Netherlands side beat Chile 2-0 yesterday in a game that only burst into life late on, securing them top spot in World Cup Group B and meaning a tricky meeting with hosts Brazil in the last 16 looks unlikely. Substitute Leroy Fer scored with his first touch of the tournament, thumping home a close-range header in the 77th minute. Another replacement, Memphis Depay, made it two in stoppage- time after a marauding Arjen Robben broke down the left, turning what had been a scrappy match short of goal-mouth action into a comfortable win for the Dutch. The Netherlands ended the group stage on a perfect nine points with Chile behind them on six Reigning
champions Spain finished third on three points after beating Australia 3-0. “I think it was a match played at the very highest level, and the more clever team won,” coach Louis van Gaal told reporters, having seen his players frustrate Chile and reduce them to a single shot on target, and that from a tight angle. Man-of-the-match Robben said he was proud of the Dutch defence, an aspect of their play that has been overshadowed so far by a fearsome attack that had to do without Robin van Persie, who was suspended after receiving two yellow cards. “It was a very good game to watch, there was a lot of passion on the pitch; we defended really well. I am proud of the way the team defended,” Robben said in a television interview. “I think we did a great job and this is not where we want to stop. It is a fantastic result
and a fantastic performance and we don’t want it to end here, we need to change our mindset as we want to move forward.” van Gaal would not be drawn on whether he would be pleased to avoid Brazil in the round of 16 match. The hosts are expected to top Group A after they meet Cameroon later in the day, with Croatia and Mexico also in contention to progress. “There’s nothing I can change about this so I am not going to answer,” he said. BOSSED POSSESSION Chile, already qualified but knowing only a win would secure top spot owing to an inferior goal difference, pressed hardest and bossed possession, but their lone effort on goal summed up a frustrating afternoon for the South Americans. Despite the impressive support of a large Chile contingent in the stands
Hernandez inspires Mexico into last 16 with Croatia win By Toby Davis RECIFE, Brazil (Reuters) - Javier Hernandez came off the bench to help Mexico reach the last 16 of the World Cup as their watertight defence and swift counterattacks gave them a 3-1 win against Croatia yesterday, to emerge from Group A as runners-up behind Brazil. Mexico, who will face Group B winners Netherlands in Fortaleza on Sunday, had looked happy to hold out for the draw that would have seen them into the knockout stages, before the Manchester United forward came on to turn the match on its head. Within 10 minutes of Hernandez entering, Rafael Marquez put Mexico ahead with a powerful header, before Andres Guardado rounded off a swift counter attack and Hernandez himself finished with a closerange header. Mexico briefly flirted with top spot in the group, needing one more goal to depose Brazil before the tournament hosts got a fourth against Cameroon. Ivan Perisic then grabbed a late consolation for Croatia who had substitute Ante Rebic sent off in the dying stages for a studs-up challenge. Mexico, securing a sixth successive appearance in the second round, finished second in the group with seven points, behind Brazil on goal difference after the hosts beat Cameroon 4-1. Having snuffed out both Brazil and Cameroon in their previous two games, Mexico’s backline restricted Croatia to a handful of half-chances in the opening 45 minutes, with Perisic slicing their best effort
Mexico’s Javier Hernandez celebrates his team’s third goal against Croatia during their 2014 World Cup Group A soccer match at the Pernambuco Arena in Recife, yesterday. (Credit: Reuters/Paul Hanna) wide from the edge of the box. Mexico’s Hector Herrera rattled the crossbar with a vicious left-foot drive from distance after 15 minutes but the second half was almost entirely controlled by the men in green, however, and after they had a strong penalty appeal turned down, they took the lead with 18 minutes to play. Captain Marquez rose powerfully in the area to head a cross from the left into the bottom corner. Three minutes later and the largely Mexican crowd were rocking in the aisles as Guardado was allowed to arrive unmarked at the far post and finish off a sweeping counterattack with a crisp finish past Croatia keeper Stipe Pletikosa. Hernandez got his goal with eight minutes remaining, heading a Marquez flick-on from a corner into an unguarded goal.
Memphis Depay of the Netherlands celebrates scoring with teammates Arjen Robben and Leroy Fer during their 2014 World Cup Group B soccer match against Chile at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo, yesterday. (Credit: Reuters/ Paulo Whitaker) of Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo, they foundered time and again on a wall of orange and the absence of influential midfielder Arturo Vidal cost them dearly. Vidal, who had knee surgery last month, told reporters on Sunday that he was ready to play, but coach Jorge Sampaoli appeared to have the knockout stages in mind when he left him on the bench. Alexis Sanchez dropped deep and worked hard to pull the strings in midfield, but the Netherlands were strong
in the tackle and grew into the game after being eclipsed early on. “I think that this was a match that we expected, with the Netherlands trying to use lots of people on the counterattack,” said Sampaoli. “We looked for victory, we wanted to win and we couldn’t find a solution to a team that only defended and only aspired to long-range shots, not even counter-attacks. “Chile are now most likely to face Brazil in the last 16 on Saturday and the Netherlands are expected
to play either Croatia or Mexico on Sunday. Chile’s best result at a World Cup came on home soil in 1962, when they finished third. In 1998 and 2010 they reached the last 16, only to exit at the hands of Brazil on both occasions. “This is a Chile that I am proud to be at the helm of, in spite of the fact that we didn’t get a result,” Sampaoli said. “They have their heads held high and they are getting ready for the round of 16.”
Lara stars in MCC win over Herts LONDON, England - Brian Lara made a making 56 before he was dismissed by Mitchell sparkling 56 as MCC cantered to a seven- - hitting nine fours in his knock. wicket win over Hertfordshire in their Lord’s Bicentenary Anniversary Day clash at the Home of Cricket. Lara, batting at number three, was part of a fine performance from the MCC top order as they chased down 199 in 32.3 of their 40 allotted overs. Openers Jonathan Wileman and Daryl Mitchell put on a fine opening stand of 104 to set MCC off to a perfect start. Wileman was the standout player in their partnership, making 67, while Worcestershire batsman Mitchell made a robust 64, reaching his half-century with a six into the Mound Stand. But it was Lara who stole the show with a Brian Lara wonderful performance, unfurling a range of vintage strokes in a knock which spanned He put on 86 in partnership with Ben Frazer just 36 balls and 38 minutes. for the fifth wicket who also fell to the The spinners were swept and glided behind medium pace of Mitchell to help Herts reach square, or dispatched back over their heads what looked like a reasonable score, but the with some nimble footwork, while the gulf in the two sides soon became clear when 45-year-old treated Hertfordshire’s seamers MCC came out to bat. with distain. The day was enjoyed by a strong crowd, who He fell with fewer than ten required, took up the chance to watch the game from receiving a well-deserved standing ovation the outfield - the first time spectators have from the crowd as he returned to the enjoyed cricket from the hallowed turf at pavilion, leaving ex-South Africa batsman Lord’s since 1987. Dale Benkenstein to finish things off for the More than 500 members of the general home team. public also enjoyed the match from inside the Former Ireland captain Trent Johnston was historic Pavilion for the first time since the the pick of the MCC bowlers earlier in the 1960s, with relaxed dress regulations in place. day, taking three wickets for 33 in his eight- Lara will be in action again at Lord’s over spell after Hertforshire’s won the toss next month in the next major Bicentenary and elected to bat. celebration when he plays for Sachin Ex-MCC Young Cricketer Jamie Southgate Tendulkar’s MCC team against Rest of the was the standout batsman for Hertfordshire, World. (First Published By Lord’s).
GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
Gibson hopes Oval pitch provides pace for Windies quicks BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Head coach Ottis Gibson says he is hoping his three-pronged pace attack finds some pace in the Kensington Oval pitch, as West Indies chase a series victory over New Zealand in the final Test which bowls off here Thursday. The Windies seamers found life difficult on a flat surface in the Sabina Park Test which the hosts lost by 186 runs inside four days and also struggled on a similar pitch at Queen’s Park Oval last week, when they won by ten wickets to level the three-Test series. Gibson said the victory had given the Windies momentum and said a pacy pitch would provide the ideal conditions for his attack to flourish in what was a decisive Test. “Momentum is a great thing in sport. You hear people talk about it in every sport and we have it at the
Fast bowler Jerome Taylor has been outstanding in the series. holds. Kensington always moment and we need to continue it,” Gibson pointed out. “We will have a look at the pitch and see what it
has a little bit in it for the bowlers as well. Trinidad was a very un-Trinidad-like pitch; it was a good pitch for
batting and the bowlers had to work hard. It was probably one of the best pitches I’ve seen in Trinidad for a long time.” He continued: “Hopefully we’ll get a very good surface in Barbados, one that helps our quick bowlers a little bit more than maybe Trinidad and Jamaica. Our fast bowlers are bowling fantastically well so hopefully we get a pitch that gives them a little bit of support and they can continue to bowl the way they have been bowling and bowl us to a series win.” Fast bowlers Jerome Taylor and Kemar Roach have performed outstandingly in the series but without the success to match. Taylor, in his first series in nearly five years, has taken ten wickets while Roach has claimed seven scalps. Speedster Shannon Gabriel, who missed the first Test, picked up two wickets
Thomas, Foster medal at Sagicor Open Championships GUYANA’S Cleveland Thomas and Andrea Foster last Saturday won silver medals for their performance in the men’s and women’s 1500m respectively, at the NGC/ Sagicor Open Championships being held at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Trinidad and Tobago. Thomas clocked 4:01.04s to finish just behind Trinidad and Tobago’s Defence Force athlete George Smith who completed the race in 4:00.64s, while third place went to Smith’s team mate Quincy Elliot who was just behind Thomas with his 4:01.56s end. Foster was second behind Memphis Pioneers’ Dawnell Collymore after she finished the race with
a time of 5:10.78s. Collymore ended in a time of 4:48.31s.. Foster and Thomas are two of a number of Guyanese athletes participating at the event, which began last Friday and concluded yesterday. In other results from Saturday, Alisha Fortune qualified for the women’s 100m final with a time of 12.17s, and ended with an ultimate time of 12.03 seconds in the final, while Kadeem Peters and Selwyn Foster both participated in the men’s 400m but failed to place into the final, clocking 52.79 seconds and 50.55 seconds, respectively. Akeem Steward contested in the men’s 100m but also failed to place in the final.
in each innings of the Trinidad Test. More importantly, Gibson said West Indies would be looking to apply the same intensity to the third Test that they brought to the second encounter, and which gave them the win. “To win by ten wickets was brilliant and we are looking forward to the next Test match and five intense days of Test cricket,” Gibson said. “I think the Test cricket that we played in Trinidad - that is the sort of Test cricket that we want to play. Obviously the opposition is not going to allow you to play that sort of cricket all the time but that’s the cricket we want to play and that’s what we will set out to do.” Gibson praised the team for the way they approached the second Test, noting that the batsmen played attacking cricket but were also patient
while the bowlers stuck to their tasks, keeping on top the New Zealand batsmen. However, he said it was now important to re-focus. “After Jamaica we were obviously very disappointed with how we performed, and we sat and spoke about the response that was needed and it was good to see them respond,” said Gibson. “The batsmen spent a lot of time at the wicket and made runs. Young (Jermaine) Blackwood has been making a lot of runs this year and we gave him an opportunity and he came in and played really positively and was a joy to see. “I thought the bowlers bowled well in Jamaica and we backed it up in Trinidad on a pitch where we had to work really hard. All in all it was a very good response and we’ve just got to move on now.”
Guyana’s Cleveland Thomas leads a pack of runners during the men’s 1500m at the Sagicor Open Championships.
GWKA to host Junior Championships this Sunday T H E G U YA N A Wa d o Ryu Karate Association (GWKA) will, this Sunday from 10:00hrs, host its Annual Junior Karate championships at the Banks DIH Thirst Park-based Sports Club, where, according to Chief Instructor Sensei Winston Dunbar, over 40 students are expected to compete. At the one-day event students will represent the following dojos which are affiliated to the GWKA, namely Mae’s School, Banks Sports Club, Eccles Primary School and Farm, East Bank Essequibo.
Winston Dunbar, Students will compete for top honours in Boys and Girls 6-8 years, 9-11
and 11-14 years divisions and Sensei Dunbar said the students have been training very hard for the championships as they look forward to the Kumite (fighting) category earnestly. “The juniors have been showing great potential as displayed at the recently held National Junior Karate Championships at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall where the (GWKA) secured four first places, three second and two third-place finishes,” Sensei Dunbar said. “ We a l s o h a v e t w o other important events
scheduled for next month, the first being the Annual Walkathon from the National Cultural Centre to Banks DIH Sports Club on July 9 while the second event will be the Grading exe rc i s e b i l l e d f o r J u l y 13 at Thirst Park,” he added. Sunday’s tournament is sponsored exclusively by Banks DIH Limited, to whom Sensei Dunbar expressed his heartfelt thanks and gratitude. Members of the public are invited to come out and witness the day’s action.
GUYANA CHRONICLE Tuesday June 24, 2014
4th Annual Digicel Schools Football Championships
St Cuthbert’s Mission crush Achievers Academy 6-0 WITH a capacity crowd on hand that included their Village Toshao Luke Simon, St Cuthbert’s Mission, led by a hattrick of goals from Nixon D’Oliveira, inflicted a crushing 6-0 win over tournament debutants Achievers Academy yesterday, at St Cuthbert’s Mission ground in Region 4 last Sunday. Playing in the fourth Annual Digicel Schools Football Championships in soggy conditions, Achievers Academy were given a torrid introduction to the tournament, especially with the partisan support that roared vociferously all afternoon in support of their team. D’Oliveira found the back of the net in the 19th, 28th and 33rd minutes, while Paul Henry (26th), Zak Ferreira (37th) and Levland Jacobs (66th) were also on target for the winning team. After an opening period that saw both teams threatening to score, the hosts eventually entered the scoresheet courtesy of a penalty which was awarded by referee Dion Inniss for a handled ball inside the box, which D’Oliveira nonchalantly dispatched into the right side of the goal. Urged on by their supporters, the home team continued to attack and managed to increase their advantage
fine run from the halfway line. No team managed to score after and St Cuthbert’s clinched the win and with it a meeting with Soesdyke in their next fixture. Meanwhile, the persistent weather conditions that prevailed throughout the Capital City for the past 48 hours, forced a postponement of yesterday’s matches, while at the Rosignol Community Centre ground in West Berbice, Number 8 Secondary won
by a walkover from Woodley Park who failed to show up for their engagement. All rescheduled matches will be replayed at a later date, while the action is expected to continue today with five more matches kicking off at 15:30hrs, including the marquee matchup between 2011 semifinalists New Amsterdam Technical Institute (NATI) and Berbice Educational Institute (BEI) at Skeldon. (Calvin Roberts)
MCYS/NSC to host ‘Learn to Swim Programme’ next month Part of the action between eventual victors St Cuthbert’s Mission (red) and Achievers Academy, which was contested last Sunday at the St Cuthbert’s Mission ground. when the nippy Henry who was given room to operate on the left flank, weaved past one tackle, before firing past the keeper into the far corner. That caused euphoric celebrations among their fans as the team’s relentless pursuit for more goals seemed to never cease and their intensity paid off two minutes later when D’Oliveira delivered a
screaming shot over the outstretched hands of a scrambling Shawn Harry and into the far corner to take a comfortable 3-0 lead. D’Oliveira was not finished as he calmly lashed in a penalty that was awarded to his team, following a second handled ball inside the sacred area, leaving Inniss with no choice but to award the spot kick and despite both teams playing their hearts out for
the duration of the first half, no more goals materialised and St Cuthbert’s took a handy 4-0 advantage to the break. The start of the second stanza brought no reprieve for the visitors and their afternoon of difficulty continued when Ferreira swept in a clinical pass from the right side, before Jacobs put the game out of reach for the visitors with a sweet finish from a
THE MINISTRY of Culture, Youth and Sport, in collaboration with the National Sports Commission, will organise its ‘Learn to Swim Programme’ this summer from July 14 to August 22 2014, at the Camp Street-based Colgrain Swimming Pool. According to a press release, the programme will cater for youths between the ages of 6 and 16 who are interested in swimming and will see registration being done on a first come, first serve basis; hence those persons who are desirous of being a part of the programme are asked to register early. Registration forms are available at Colgrain Pool and the National Aquatic Centre, Liliendaal between 09:00hrs and 15:00hrs. The process began yesterday and will run until next Friday, July 4. Persons can contact Mrs Desiree Cummings (2260387) or Mr Abraham Watson (222-1306, 649-5562) for further information and registration purposes.
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4th Annual Digicel Schools Football Championships
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Neymar’s superb double shoots Brazil through to last 16 By Iain Rogers BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil forward Neymar shot to the top of the World Cup scoring charts with a superb double in a 4-1 win over Cameroon yesterday that sent the hosts through as Group A winners to face Chile in the last 16. After grabbing a brace in Brazil’s 3-1 win against Croatia in their opening game at the finals, Neymar was again the star of the show at an electric national stadium. The 22-year-old struck twice in the first half either side of Joel Matip’s goal for alreadyeliminated Cameroon, Fred nodded home at the start of the second and substitute Fernandinho scored a late fourth. The sparkling performance meant Brazil went some way to dispelling doubts about their title credentials following last week’s goalless draw with Mexico. Turn to page 27
Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring his team’s second goal and his second of the game during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Cameroon and Brazil at Estadio Nacional, yesterday in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Amateur boxers for one month encampment … Chief of Staff Brigadier Mark Phillips hailed
Brigadier Mark Phillips
THE Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) will this week commence a one-month encampment for boxers leading up to the Commonwealth Games and the CAC Qualifiers. GBA president Steve Ninvalle stated yesterday that his organisation has
partnered with the Guyana Defence Force to have 16 boxers and officials encamped at Camp Seweyo on the Linden/Soesdyke Highway. “I am happy to inform (you) that 12 of our top boxers and four officials are scheduled to go into camp on Friday for one month. Encampment would
allow us to monitor our charges and for them to be more focused on the task at hand,” Ninvalle said. “This is a very good development as I cannot remember the last time that our boxers would have been encamped for such a long period of time. Turn to page 27
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