World Lens — Week in Review: July 26

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  • Nine Ivorian women sentenced over genital mutilation
  • Haitians sue U.S. Catholic school over sexual abuse
  • Caribbean nations send 300 delegates to AIDS 2012
  • Cuba’s cancels carnival parades over cholera outbreak
  • Holy month of Ramadan begins
  • Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir
  • America’s religious right touts anti-gay laws in Africa
  • Drug-resistant AIDS poses an increased threat
  • Ghana’s President John Atta Mills dies at age 68
  • British newspaper The Voice was granted access to the 2012 Olympic games.
  • Oprah Winfrey visits India

Caribbean Nations Send 300 Delegates to AIDS 2012

AIDS 2012, the world’s biggest HIV Conference, began in Washington, D.C., on July 22, and a robust Caribbean delegation of over 300 activists and representatives from civil society and government agencies showed up in an attempt to help stem the region’s HIV drug shortages and other issues. 

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