20 de septiembre | 2013
18 de septiembre | 2013
A female sex worker was sentenced to home arrest by a female judge in Chuquisaca, Bolivia, for continuing to work while HIV positive. What does this hold for the professional future of sex workers living with HIV?
17 de julio | 2013
UNAIDS has urged countries to rapidly expand access to antiretroviral medication to maximize treatment benefits and HIV prevention. It communicated this message on july 13th, at the world event in Abuja, Nigeria, and today in Panama, for Latin America.
5 de junio | 2013
Special Report–The 43rd General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) was held in Antigua, Guatemala, between 4th and 6th June. Member states adopted a strongly worded declaration to promote and protect the rights of vulnerable people who are affected by or live with HIV/AIDS and also adopted two Interamerican conventions against discrimination.
29 de mayo | 2013
10 de diciembre | 2012
The new report "The night is another country: Violence and impunity against transgender women human rights defenders in Latin America" lauched today by REDLACTRANS and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance analyses the testimonies of transgender women human rights defenders and HIV activists in different Latin American countries, with a particular focus on Guatemala and Honduras.
5 de septiembre | 2012
It is less than a week since the 6th Latin American and Caribbean Forum on HIV/AIDS and STIs, organized by the Horizontal Technical Cooperation Group (GCTH, for its acronym in Spanish) in São Paulo, Brazil came to an end. This article aims to analyse the crisis in the response to the epidemic in Brazil, which perhaps went unnoticed by those who were not at the event.
19 de junio | 2012
The president of the Dominican Republic enacted Law 135-11, known as the “HIV/AIDS Law”, on 7 June 2011, although the regulations thereof are still being finalised. This national law is the result of five years of multisectorial work, and although most of its articles are very progressive, at the same time it includes the criminalisation and penalisation of HIV transmission.
17 de mayo | 2012
On 17 May 2012, via an online press conference, REDLACTRANS, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and UNAIDS launched a collection of case studies of experiences and lessons learned from transgender people organizations in six countries in the region. This collection consists of a compilation of information about transgender people and HIV, followed by a summary of the information available on this issue.
27 de abril | 2012
The Global Forum on Men Who Have Sex With Men and HIV (MSMGF) has brought to light a phenomenon that is already common knowledge: the high rejection rate of abstracts on issues and programs aimed at gay men and men who have sex with men for the International AIDS Conference.