Archive for November 8th, 2007

HIV and AIDS in the Caribbean

Sex tourists from the United States and Europe may be fueling an HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Caribbean, according to a recent study. The island region is second only to sub-Saharan Africa in number of HIV/AIDS cases and sexual contact between Caribbean male sex workers and male tourists may be a much larger contributor to the epidemic there than previously thought.The research conducted a study of about 300 male sex workers in the Caribbean-using the Dominican Republic as a test subject-and how the…