Posts Categorized: Peru

Over 1,000 get tested in the Amazon

Each year, three bordering countries in the Amazon – Colombia, Peru and Brazil – meet in Leticia, Colombia to hold the Festival of the Amazon Co-fraternity, a celebration that promotes an exchange of indigenous and ethno-cultural traditions. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and partner organizations used the 2017 festival in July to launch a first-ever testing…

The Lancet Book Review: “Anyone Can Absolutely Change The World”

The Lancet, one of the oldest and best known medical journals in the world, recently published in its June issue a book review (PDF) of Righteous Rebels, the story of AHF’s bold history of activism.  Written by award-winning journalist Patrick Range McDonald, Righteous Rebels chronicles AHF’s unlikely rise from a feisty grassroots organization during the 1980s AIDS crisis in Los Angeles…

World Bank Protest in Peru

On the heels of the World Bank protest in Washington, DC, over 100 people from AHF and partner organizations staged two demonstrations in Lima, Peru on Oct. 7 during the Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the World Bank Group. The demonstrators—wielding picket signs and globe-shaped balloons—called on World Bank President Dr. Jim…