Caribbean Prison Officials Push For Condoms

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Caribbean prison officials are are pushing for more conjugal visits and condom distribution to curb HIV-infection rates among inmates.

And, unfortunately, they also have a big of a gay rape problem: “[Marcus Day of the Association of Caribbean Heads of Corrections and Prison Services] attributed the spread of HIV/AIDS infections in prisons to homosexual relationships among otherwise heterosexual men and homosexual rape, situations he said were rife in Caribbean prisons.”

On a related note, thanks to the AFP journo who made the article’s accompanying picture so digestible!