Brazil to US, RE: AIDS Money: Lick Me

Brazil has rejected $40 million in U.S. funds for fighting AIDS because of demands that it condemn prostitution, a key participant in its flagship AIDS program. The move is seen by some observers as a rejection of Washington’s head-in-the-sand linkage of neo-con morality and foreign aid. ”Biblical principles [are] their guide, not science,” Pedro Chequer, director of Brazil’s AIDS program told media outlets on Wednesday. “This premise is inadequate because it hurts our autonomous national policy.”

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