Monthly Archives: June 2018

Please get the facts


RECENTLY, on social media, former government minister Clement Rohee posited some misinformed views on suicide that need to be addressed. Mr. Rohee stated, “It is difficult to detect in advance someone who is prone to suicide. Somehow, prior to committing … Continue reading

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Sundries


The Caribbean Voice, like many Guyanese, is thrilled that elevators are being installed at the various overpasses on the EBD road, especially since such is critical for the elderly, disabled and sick, to enable them to use the overpass. We … Continue reading

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The Papageno Effect


WHILE it is well known that the manner in which the media reports suicide can lead to copycatting or the Werther Effect, thereby resulting in even more suicides, it has also been determined that media reporting can lead to the … Continue reading

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