In the face of discrimination some people choose to make their HIV status publicly known. They set an example in their towns, helping to fight the sigma that exists.
Ana Vilma Batiz is an HIV/AIDS educator. She lives with the disease herself, and is a single mother taking care of three daughters, one of whom is also HIV positive.
In the face of discrimination, a Honduran Garifuna woman reveals her HIV status. She hopes that acknowledging her HIV will help reduce stigma.
An Afro-Caribbean community on the Atlantic coast of Central America uses its rich musical tradition to fight an HIV/AIDS epidemic.
For centuries, drumming has been the signature sound of celebration for the Garifuna, an Afro-Caribbean people on the Atlantic coast of Central America. Now this music has found an additional purpose.
Garifuna singer-songwriter Aurelio Martinez renews a passion for helping his community in Honduras.
Listen to "Sandi Le," the song Garifuna music greats Aurelio Martinez and Rolando "Chichiman" Sosa wrote and recorded with Jens Erik Gould about HIV.
Basilia has been living with HIV for 13 years. She tries to balance work and her health, and travels to a health clinic for monthly appointments.
Instagram scenes of people living with HIV and the communities where they live.
Migration for work, common among Garifuna men, helps feed families. It also contributes to an HIV epidemic.
In the Garifuna village of Corozal, the impact of HIV isn’t a mere statistic in a report. It’s everywhere. And everyone knows it, whether they talk about it or not.
One of the most difficult things about being HIV-positive in the Garifuna community is simply telling your friends and family.
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Grantee journalists, in town for the Pulitzer Center's first film festival, visited nine D.C. high schools Sept. 19-24 to talk about their work with students.
DC premiere of "The Abominable Crime" coincides with Pulitzer Center's first week-long film festival, showcasing feature-length films and shorts. Join us for one or several screenings.
"The Abominable Crime" scores honors, audience at Belize International Film Festival.
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The Pulitzer Center’s innovative multi-media journalism iBook was recognized by Pictures of the Year International Awards as one of the best e-books of the year.
Documentary producer Micah Fink is running a Kickstarter campaign to raise $35,000 to finish a film on the stories of gay people in one of the most violently homophobic countries: Jamaica.
Follow grantees David Rochkind and Jens Erik Gould in the field on Storify as they report on the Garifuna and their use of culture to fight the spread of HIV.