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Pet Sins November 2003

HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Carribean

According to July 2001 Jamaica Observer article HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean:

Outside Africa, the Caribbean is the second worst area in the world of having HIV/AIDS, Haiti being the worst affected country within the Caribbean. Countries like the Dominican Republic and Jamaica have a high rate of infection with around one adult out of 30-40 infected with HIV/AIDS

For HIV/AIDS statistics of individual Latin America and the Caribbean countries, see UNAIDS' Latin America and the Caribbean regional listing.

AIDS/HIV news from the Latin America and the Carribean

Reuters, January 22, 2002 - Despite foreign aid impasse, Haiti battles AIDS

Inter Press Service, March 5, 2002 - HEALTH-JAMAICA: Fear Among Gay Men Said to Fuel HIV/AIDS Cases

The Body: An AID and HIV Information resource, provides a good listing of AIDS/HIV-related news from Latin America and the Carribean. Click here to go to HIV & AIDS Demographics: Latin America/The Caribbean

HIV/AIDS Resources in the Carribean and Latin America

National AIDS Committee Jamaica

Jamaica AIDS Support

The Body: HIV/AIDS Service Organizations and Information Resources for Latam/Spain