Monthly Archives: March 2015

Myths & Misinformation on Suicide


Georgetown, Guyana, March 20, 2015: In the nine months since The Caribbean Voice launched its suicide prevention campaign, we have been appalled by the biases, prejudices, misinformation and disinformation that character attitudes towards suicide. In fact we have arrived at … Continue reading

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Revisionism versus Historicity…


  Over the years, letter writers and online bloggers in both the Guyana and Diaspora media have dismissed the need to focus on the past, arguing instead that it is the present and the future that are imperative. However, historicism … Continue reading

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Difficulties & Challenges Should Not Be Deterrence to measures To Save Lives


  By Annan Boodram Recently in the Guyana media, Chief Medical Officer CMO), Dr Shamdeo Persaud is reported to have said that the National Suicide Prevention Plan should be launched soon, but the reintroduction of the suicide hotline is highly … Continue reading

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Mandirs Modus Operandus


By Annan Boodram A number of videos on goings-on at the Bhuveneshwar Mandir have been making the rounds on social media and eliciting a range of responses from critical to humorous. The bottom line however, is that all mandirs are … Continue reading

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Please sign our petition…


Children are being raped; elderly women are being raped and murdered, women are being raped! Please support this petition to establish a registry of sex offenders in Guyana. Please just don’t like, click on the link (poster below) and sign … Continue reading

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Petition to President of Guyana: please establish a registry of sex offenders


Up to date figures are not readily available for Guyana, but over the last three years or so there have been at least eight reported cases of elderly women found murdered, almost all of them after being raped. The latest … Continue reading

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