Sources- The Latin Americanist, YouTube, AFP, AVERT
Monday, May 19, 2008
Today’s Video: The specter of AIDS in Jamaica
This Tuesday is a somber anniversary; twenty-five years ago, a French team of researchers published their findings of a “suspect virus” which would later be identified as AIDS. According to charity group AVERT, the stigma of AIDS persists in Latin America and the Caribbean with roughly 1.6 million people infected throughout the region.