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About caribvoice

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

More effort being plugged into ‘suicide first aid’


Through recent strategic workshops spearheaded by The Caribbean Voice [TCV], a number of key persons are now able to employ a more informed approach when dealing with persons with suicide ideation. The workshops were designed, among other things, to raise … Continue reading

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Children should be the most critical reason not to stay in an abusive relationship


Very often victims of gender based abuse say that they choose not to walk away because of the children. The fact is that staying in an abusive relationship because of the children will cause the children to be scarred for … Continue reading

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Abuse prevention starts with you


Like many others, The Caribbean Voice noted with horror the experiences of a young lady who was attempting to seek legal advice with respect to sexual groping at her workplace. It is clear that the legal fraternity needs immediate training … Continue reading

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Caribbean Voice gearing to raise mental health awareness through strategic workshops


“We condemn that which we do not understand.” This has been the notion embraced by National Coordinating Director of The Caribbean Voice [TCV], Mr. Nazim S. Hussain, as he considered the impact of substance abuse on mental health. Substance abuse … Continue reading

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Mental illness does not catalyse violence


THE FEB 14 shooting in a Florida high school once again brought to the fore the issue of the relationship between mental illness and violence. US President Donald Trump felt that the shooter’s mental illness inevitably catalysed his mass killings. … Continue reading

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That National Dialogue on Domestic Violence


THE Caribbean Voice (TCV) fervently hopes that First Lady Sandra Granger’s upcoming national dialogue on domestic violence will consider proposals made by a number of commentators, analysts and letter- writers: a coordinated community response via a task-force; review of the … Continue reading

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Is a mobile counseling unit the best option?


If counselling is already available in each region, as recently pointed out by Chief Education Officer Marcel Hutson, shouldn’t the Ministry of Education ensure that all parents are aware of where and how this counselling can be accessed? Also, should … Continue reading

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