Monthly Archives: February 2019

What about the children?


By Indi Ram Over the past weeks, we have seen an increasingly alarming trend in Guyana. What started out as a violent threat on social media directed at The School of The Nations, quickly escalated into the shooting and wounding … Continue reading

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12 Self Esteem Boosters


By Hiram K. Rampersaud People with positive self-esteem consistently enjoy good mental health and are happier and more successful. On the other hand, low self-esteem can negatively affect virtually every facet of life, including relationships, job and health and can … Continue reading

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Suicide rate has significantly decreased – Public Health official


Admitting that The Caribbean Voice does not have access to statistics, the Director complained that for some reason, the Government is quiet on figures relating to social ills, as many analyses are sometimes not even conducted or shared so that those ills can be addressed. Continue reading

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A commendable initiative on the part of the MoE


IN the first-ever training of its kind, teachers from Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) recently received training to equip them with skills to handle domestic violence cases in their schools. The Caribbean Voice (TCV) applauds the Ministry of Education (MoE) … Continue reading

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Five Minutes of Your Time Can save a Life


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Govt should do more for DV victims – Caribbean Voice


“When you tell a victim, leave your husband and this victim has five kids, she depends on the abuser, how would she cope? That is where her coping skills can lead her to become suicidal. She can go into depression,” the Director explained. Continue reading

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Govt ignores social problems


Guyanese feel alcoholism, domestic abuse, and dysfunctional relationships have the greatest impact on mental health. This is one of a number of findings of The Caribbean Voice’s fifth poll conducted last December. Alcoholism, in particular, has a deleterious effect on … Continue reading

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