Tag: suicide

COMMENTARY

Fixing Problems Overnight  

In the likely event, as fate would have it, you are confronted with the dilemma of a man threatening suicide and a boy getting ready to shoot himself in the foot, do ask the suicidal elder, “Please hold while I tend to the more important task of dissuading the lad from starting bad”. Heaven can wait. Hell, not so much. […]

LIFESTYLE

Is Your Work Killing You?

Working hard is the only way to get ahead, but could spending extra hours at the office be deadly? A recent 2015 an analysis done on 300 different studies revealed that working in a poor environment can be just as bad for your health as second-hand smoke. This may seem relatively benign until you realize that means around 41,000 deaths […]

NEWS

Anthony Bourdain America’s Culinary ‘Rock Star’ Dead At 61

CNN’s food anchor Anthony Bourdain reportedly committed suicide in a Paris hotel room in France on Friday. The news of the death of the renown gifted storyteller and writer has left the world in a shock. He was 61. “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” CNN noted in a […]

NEWS

Guyana Coast Guard Foils Suicide Attempt By Teenagers

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — Two teenagers were rescued by officials from the Guyana Defense Force (GDF) on Friday as they attempted to commit suicide. In a statement, the GDF said the teenagers were spotted and rescued as they were preparing to jump into the deep waters at the mouth of the Demerara river in the Kingston jetty area. The Coast […]