The American Community Survey five-year estimate published in 2013 reveals that more than half of the population of Flatbush is foreign-born, and that two-thirds of the foreign-born population is of Caribbean origins. More than half of those living in central Brooklyn are struggling to survive on a day to day basis, facing discrimination, stigma, isolation and homelessness according to UNAIDS data obtained by NewsAmericasNow.com, As many again paused to mark World AIDS Day 2016, the question in the Caribbean remains which countries have the highest number of HIV cases?
The Top 5 Caribbean Counties with the Highest Number of HIV Cases are:
“Early HIV testing and treatment can be game-changers as well,” Dr. Cesar Nuñez, UNAIDS Latin America and Caribbean Regional Support Team Director said Thursday. “We now know that the sooner a person living with HIV finds out their status and starts treatment, the sooner the levels of the virus in their blood can be reduced, nearly eliminating the risk of infecting someone else.
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