Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil: Everyone Loves Condoms

Risa writes about “An Interesting Proposal” made by the mayor of the Colombian town, Tulua which would “require all the residents over 14 to carry a condom with them at all times. If someone is stopped and doesn't have a condom they will be required to pay 408 pesos ($108).” Risa adds that Colombia has the highest number of AIDS cases in South America and that Tulua has the second highest number of cases in Colombia. Andrés Duque writes about a Venezuelan photographer living in Spain who is pushing a pro-contraception movement called “BEARback Yes, Bareback No” in English, or in Spanish, “Pelos Sí, a Pelo NO.” Finally, Paxalles links to an article which says that 25 million condoms will be distributed at this year's Carnival in Brazil.

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