Majority of HIV Positive Women are Hetero
HAVANA TIMES, Oct. 3 – The majority of HIV positive women in the Cuban capital are heterosexual, according to a study carried out by the Revista Cubana de Medicina medical journal, which also registered an increase in the rate of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV, which causes AIDS) in that population group between 1998 and 2006. The study revealed that the municipality of Old Havana reports the highest figures, in relation to its character as a tourist area and the existence of a floating population of around 80,000 persons, reported IPS.
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80.000 people without official and planned supporting infrastructure — let alone even ‘legal status’ — is a serious issue for any supposed socialist country, let alone a small one like Cuba. And no stalinist country has ever dealt fairly with such ‘economic refugees’ — capitalist praxis, by comparison, NOT being any kind of an excuse.
Of course, the solution to such a problem lies with equitably — i.e. democratically — allocating and distributing the country’s resources, to the point where no one feels they _have_ to migrate to the (usually) capital region, in search of a better life…
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