Monthly Archives: January 2018

We have worked very hard to stay above the fray and build bridges


Recently The Caribbean Voice contacted Ms Akola Thompson after learning of her website facilitating Guyanese to report abuse confidentially (reportabusegy.com) and we requested her permission to link to her website from our website (www.caribvoice.org). Subsequently, we invited her to talk … Continue reading

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Is prayer really about verbalizing or about action?


The more I interact with people who talk about the power of prayer the more disillusioned I become. I mean does God not know the innermost thoughts of every single one of God’s creation? And does God not know the … Continue reading

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Youth are already taking the lead


While The Caribbean Voice (TCV) leaves the debate about youth leadership in politics for others, we must point out that on the social landscape young people are stepping up and making a significant difference. For example most of the activists … Continue reading

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Self is a work in progress


Be yourself; don’t let anybody change you….very often statements to this effect make the rounds on facebook. But this concept misses two very crucial realities: firstly that a self is always a work in progress because each individual changes continually, … Continue reading

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Caribbean Voice forges partnership with GTU, Child Care to address social ills


January 26, 2018: General-Secretary of the GTU, Coretta McDonald THE Caribbean Voice (TCV) and the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) recently outlined a collaborative programme to enable teachers to be better prepared to help their students deal with social and mental … Continue reading

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Govt. supportive of toll-free suicide hotline -ready to throw support behind advocating NGO


Jan 26, 2018: Government is not opposed to the introduction of a toll-free suicide helpline. But according to Minister of Public Security, Mr. Khemraj Ramjattan, while a move in this direction would be tactical, Government is currently not in the … Continue reading

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Ministry of Education should clarify suspension guidelines


Recently the media reported that five students of a West Berbice secondary school were suspended since November and not allowed to submit their School Based Assessments (SBA) for the Caribbean Examinations Council exams later this year. The punishment was meted … Continue reading

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