Monthly Archives: May 2019

Build stakeholders’ collaboration to tackle domestic violence


In response to the domestic violence crisis, The Caribbean Voice beseeches and implores the Government to urgently organise a stakeholders’ focus group to come up with a coherent and concerted action plan for immediate implementation. By stakeholders we mean organisations … Continue reading

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Yes, police can save abuse victims’ lives


(The Caribbean Voice’s letter in the Trinidad & Tobago Newsday)The Minister of National Security has said the police are powerless to stop domestic violence tragedies. In the House of Representatives he lamented, “Unfortunately, in the vast majority of cases, these … Continue reading

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Gangs pushing drugs in schools


According to the media, “Officials within the school system are suspected to be culprits in the emerging issue of students using illegal drugs, says Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan”. Does he really have no clue? Surely the Minister is aware … Continue reading

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Caribbean Voice partners with church, drum school to spread Mother’s Day cheer


Sunday marked Mother’s Day and The Caribbean Voice (TCV), in collaboration with the church and youth groups from the community of Buxton, brought cheer to a number of the village’s elderly matriarchs. Reverend Desrey Watts of the Saint Matthias Church, … Continue reading

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Guyana not officially represented at Caribbean symposium on suicide


The International Association for Suicide Prevention’s (IASP) Third Caribbean Regional Symposium on Suicide was held in Trinidad & Tobago from May 2 to 4. Guyana was not officially represented even though its suicide rate and concomitants were highly discussed. Is … Continue reading

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Its not about ratting.


Bronx Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. is reported in the print media to have interrupted a City Council sensitivity training on Wednesday, yelling “I’m not gonna rat my people out! This place is full of rats!” The outburst allegedly came during … Continue reading

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