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About caribvoice

Free lance journalist, educator and community activist. Guyana born New York based.

TCV commends IPED for its mental-health initiatives


THE Caribbean Voice commends the Institute of Private Enterprise Development (IPED) “for ensuring that all managers and leaders completed sessions on emotional intelligence, as part of an ongoing effort by the company to secure employees’ mental health for their own … Continue reading

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16 Days of Activism Against gender Based Violence – Nov.25 to Dec. 10


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Alcohol is not a root cause for abuse: It’s a trigger


A commenter wrote on social media: “I told them the main culprit was alcohol abuse, reduce it and you will reduce domestic abuse, suicide, noise, drunk driving, etc,” Response: “I totally agree. Alcohol is the root cause of all acts of violence, … Continue reading

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Need for an anti-bullying strategy for schools


An article in the media entitled “Mom arrested after pepper-spraying students bullying her daughter” raises a number of issues. The article indicates that a child was being bullied by other students but “according to a police rank who [was] at … Continue reading

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The Caribbean Voice is not a front – PPP nor otherwise


Georgetown, Guyana, November 19, 2019: WITH reference to a letter in a section of the print media titled, ‘Caribbean Voice is a PPP front group masquerading as mental health advocate’, The Caribbean Voice (TCV) unequivocally states that we are a … Continue reading

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Provocation is no justification for abuse


A female posted on Facebook that women should stop provoking men since such provocation leads to domestic abuse. This victim-blaming is nothing new, but it is indeed astounding that there are still women who propagate such a view, yet claim … Continue reading

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What constitutes an anti-suicide campaign?


“Minister Broomes on ‘anti-suicide’ campaign at Linden schools” screamed the headline in a local newspaper. But then the article proceeded to wax on the minister’s talk to the students. So The Caribbean Voice checked and found out that Minister Broomes … Continue reading

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