Gender Based Violence And The Caribbean

Published on Nov 09 2017 // Blogs, Guyana
Gender Based Violence And The Caribbean
By Annan Boodram News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: India’s Supreme Court earlier this month, struck down a legal clause that permits men to have sex with their underage wives. The judgment stated that girls under 18 would be able to charge their husbands with rape, as long as they complained...

NAN’s Steals

Published on Nov 09 2017 //
NAN’s Steals
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What You Should Know About Those Suicide Rates In Guyana

Published on Nov 02 2017 // Blogs, Guyana
What You Should Know About Those Suicide Rates In Guyana
By Annan Boodram Special To NAN News Americas, BRONX, NY, Fri. Nov. 3, 2017: Recently, my organization, The Caribbean Voice, received the following message from Dr. Leslie Ramsammy, former PPP/C Minister of Health:“When I was Minister of Health, I openly disagreed with them (WHO) on suicide…We have...

Suicide In The Context Of Guyana

Published on Aug 11 2016 // Blogs, Guyana
Suicide In The Context Of Guyana
 By Annan Boodram News Americas, BRONX, NY, Fri. Aug. 12, 2016: By now the general consensus globally is that suicide prevention is a holistic endeavor and that any missing link in the chain will certainly significantly impede efforts to save lives. Within this context the work done in schools and,...

National Anti-Violence Vigil For Guyana

Published on Aug 04 2016 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Guyana, News
By NAN Contributor News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Aug. 5, 2016: A national vigil against violence in the Caricom South American nation of Guyana is set to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day this year. The “Voices Against Violence” vigil is currently being coordinated by The Caribbean...

Barrels Of Liquor At CPL Cricket Guyana – What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Published on Jul 21 2016 // Blogs, Caribbean, Guyana
Barrels Of Liquor At CPL Cricket Guyana – What’s Wrong With This Picture?
 By Annan Boodram News Americas, Georgetown, Guyana July 22, 2016: To say that we at The Caribbean Voice are aghast that barrels of liquor flowed at CPL matches at the National Stadium in Guyana recently would be an understatement. We do understand that the liquor companies are businesses that must...

Caribbean Voice Urges National Conversation Amidst Another Guyanese Suicide

Published on Nov 24 2015 // Guyana, News, Top Stories
News, Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. Nov. 24, 2015: A US-Guyana-based organization formed to fight against suicide in Guyana is calling for the urgent implementation of concrete measures to battle the problem in the South American nation amidst the death of another national there. The Caribbean...

Light: Listen, Learn Love – The Essence of Diwali

Light: Listen, Learn Love – The Essence of Diwali
Hindus celebrate Diwali today. By Annan Boodram News Americas, BRONX, NY, Tues. Nov. 10, 2015: Harking back to Diwali during childhood days in Guyana, one recalls a celebration that was about fostering community, camaraderie and caring relationships. These interactions were intertwined into the celebration...

Worshipping Of Man As God

Published on Nov 08 2015 // Blogs, United States
By Annan Boodram News Americas, BRONX, NY, Mon. Nov. 9, 2015: Why is it that Hindus are so quick to deify and worship humans as God? The concept of avatarhood (God manifested) has been so abused and exploited as to become meaningless, as individual after individual are transformed into avatars after...

How About Transforming Outrage Into Action On Suicide In Guyana?

Published on Oct 29 2015 // Blogs, Caribbean, Guyana
By Annan Boodram News Americas, BRONX, NY, Thurs. Oct. 29, 2015: There is/has been a great deal of outrage over the apparent suicide of Guyanese rights activist, Zenita Temali, and rightly so. But would that outrage still be there six months from now? Would those who are so outraged take even minimal...