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Haiti – InterAction provides agency/donation list

InterAction has provided a useful list of organizations collecting donations and providing aid for Haiti. Please click in the link to find out how you can help.

 
5,000 Guyanese receiving free treatment for HIV and AIDS

5,000 Guyanese receiving free treatment for HIV and AIDS

(via bbc.co.uk) I first met Otisha, a tall Afro-Guyanese transvestite prostitute in 2003 when I reported on HIV and Aids in Guyana and Barbados. Otisha says Aids awareness has increased in Guyana Back then, the Caribbean had the second highest rate of infection in the world. The prevalence among female sex workers in Guyana was […]

 

Caribbean crime wave

Interesting article in the Economist on growning violence in the Caribbean, check it out.