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Guyana's growing suicide rate

Tiny nation has highest suicide rate in south America with one-in-4,000 killing themselves.

    The World Health Organisation says global suicide rates have increased by 60 per cent over the past 45 years.

    In the tiny South American nation of Guyana, one in every 4,000 people end their own lives, the highest rate in the continent.

    Al Jazeera's Craig Mauro reports from Berbice, one of the worst affected regions in the country.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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