Video: Guatemala grapples with Aids

Health workers are concerned church's influence is making it hard to combat HIV.




    The spread of Aids is having a devastating effect on Guatemala.

    The church is hugely influential in the Central American state, where most people are devout Catholics.

    Health workers are concerned that the church's influence, rather than helping check the spread of Aids, is making it difficult to combat the pandemic.

    David Mercer reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.