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  • CIELO LATINO 2014: On May 14, the Commission celebrated its annual gala, under the theme Designing A World Without AIDS
  • Carine Brouillon, President of Janssen Therapeutics, surrounded by Miriam Vega and Guillermo Chacon, from the Commission.
  • Mondo Guerra, Fashion Designer and recipient of the Ilka Award Guillermo Chacon; and Ismael Cruz Cordova, Actor
  • Guillermo Chacon; Maria Mejia, Recipient of the Dennis de Leon Award; Miriam Vega, and Ally Sheedy, Actor
  • Baila Society performed and announced the 5th annual Bailando Por Una Causa dance showcase to benefit Commission
  • Richard Gonzalez and Dr. Reginald Gay launch the Concentracion de Parfums candle “Cielo” to benefit the Latino Commission on AIDS
  • Dineen Garcia, VP, Diversity Strategies, Macy’s  Guillermo Chacon, Cenia Paredes, Designer
  • Rafael Toro, Goya Foods; Tony Plana, Actor; Gabriela Isler, Miss Universe and 2014 Madrina of the Commission; and Guillermo Chacon
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Latino Commission on AIDS Encouraged by Governor Cuomo’s Announcement of Plan to End AIDS in New York by 2020
June 30th, 2014 New York, NY – On Sunday, Governor Cuomo announced a plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State by 2020. While full details have not be... 
AIDSVu Releases New Data for 33 U.S. Cities
June 27, 2014 - AIDSVu is excited to release its June launch of 
Guillermo Chacón in attendance at the White House meeting focused on HIV in the Southern region of the United States
New York, NY June 17th, 2014 - Guillermo Chacón, President of the Latino Commission on AIDS & founder of the Hispanic Health Network, was invi... 
The Global Health Wanderer
By Emily Klukas, MPH
While in-flight magazines are not always thought of as the highlight of the journey, I have grown to slightly look forward to the 15 minutes post take off where I am not yet allowed to turn on my ... 
HIV-Positive and in Denial
By David Fawcett, PhD, LCSW
Q: My husband is HIV-positive. I found out about it five years ago, but he refuses to see a doctor to maintain his health. Recently he broke out with a bad case of shingles. He’s co... 

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