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.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

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.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

29 de mayo | 2013

Latin America and The Caribbean were present at the pre-conference of Women Deliver and asked for greater investment in sexual education and access to sexual and reproductive health.

Por: Diego Leonardo Mora

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.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

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.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

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.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

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.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

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.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

13 de octubre | 2011

From the 10th to the 14th October 2011, linking organisations and regional networks based in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as members of the secretariat, took part in a meeting in the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Por: Javier Hourcade Bellocq

28 de junio | 2011

In the Dominican Republic, initiatives financed by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM) fall under the framework of the National Response to HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria. After years of direct interventions focused on the prevention, control and treatment of these diseases, stakeholders consider the contribution of the Fund as a significant benefit to thousands of Dominicans.

Por: Equipo de Corresponsales Clave