We’re Not Shiite, Says Brazil in Refusing US Money

    Brazilian officials last week said that the country has refused US$ 40 million in U.S. AIDS grants because of a Bush administration requirement that HIV/AIDS organizations seeking funding to provide services in other countries must pledge to oppose commercial sex work, as reported yesterday by the “Wall Street Journal.”

    Tags:

    • Show Comments (1)

    • Guest

      spite
      ‘Cut off one’s nose to spite one’s face’ sums up this article.

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    comment *

    • name *

    • email *

    • website *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    Ads

    You May Also Like

    Bernard Madoff

    Brazilians Caught in Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme Are Keeping Mum

    Wealthy Latin Americans, among them Brazilians, are among the biggest victims of an alleged ...

    Unasur

    Venezuelan Proposal to Limit Freedom of Press in South America Alarms Brazil

    To the already charged agenda of South America's Unasur summit, which opens this Monday ...

    Brazilian Exports Press Ahead: US$ 43 Bi in Trade and US$ 14 Bi Surplus

    Brazil’s exports last week amounted to US$ 2.342 billion, as against US$ 1.271 billion ...

    Brazilian worker

    Brazilian Jobs Grow 3%, But for 12th in a Row GDP Projection Goes Down, to 0.79%

    In 2013, 1.49 million job openings were created in Brazil. In 2012, 1.15 million ...

    Brazil’s BRV: They Love Foreigners

    Differently from most Brazilian companies, which are born turned to the domestic market and ...

    If You Are 5, You Can Work in Brazil

    Despite still having some dire problems, Brazilians are commemorating the reduction in child labor ...

    Brazil’s Model Law Not Enough to Protect Children, Says Expert

    Despite its progress in relation to other countries, Brazil still has a long way ...

    Brazil to Tell US: Our Sanitation Has Improved

    This week Brazil and the United States will return to the negotiating table for ...

    Songs That Won’t Die

    While bossa nova is used as a watershed, A Canção no Tempo (The Song ...

    Gathered in Brazil Indigenous People Complain Their Concerns Are Not Being Heard

    The International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB) fired criticism at the 8th Conference of ...