Saturday, July 21, 2012

Latino Caribbean Diaspora Colaborative LCDC AIDS2012 Global Village e

One of the Largest Interactive Exhibits at the International AIDS Conference
Juanes, Miss Universe to Join Latino & Caribbean Participants in the LCDC Community at AIDS 2012 Global Village
Daily Panels, Workshops, Performances at the LCDC Community Networking Zone
 July 22 to 27, 2012
Lower Level of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

July 21, 2012 (Washington, DC) – Latino and Caribbean HIV researchers, experts, and community members from more than 50 programs across Mexico, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, and the United States will participate in the Latino Caribbean Diaspora Collaborative (LCDC) Community in the Global Village—one of the largest installations within theXIX International AIDS Conference—AIDS 2012.

Daily interactive exhibits and activities in the LCDC Community will focus on educational, scientific, and networking opportunities, together with live music and cultural performances. Experts will discuss numerous HIV subjects, ranging from research, prevention, testing, medication, and treatment, to science, policy, and advocacy that serve various priority communities—including MSM, LGBT, People Living With HIV/AIDS, injection drug users, Trangender persons, Latinas, and youth.

Pop star Juanes and former Miss Universe Stefania Fernandez are among the celebrities confirmed to speak at the LCDC Community. A Latino-American. Richard Zaldivar. was selected to be the Master of Ceremonies at the Global Village. All Global Village activities are free and open to the general public.   


  • Latino Caribbean Diaspora Collaborative (LCDC) Community, Global Village, AIDS 2012


  • Sunday, July 22, through Friday, July 27, 2012


  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, N.W.,
    Washington, DC  20001


We Offer:

  • Well-equipped Media Center, with assistance available throughout AIDS 2012
  • Interview site
  • Production assistance

Real Time Updates:
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Twitter:          @LatinoAIDS2012    #LatinoHIVForum

Media / Press Contact:

Mercy Padilla
+1 (202) 360-4112