Latino leaders across the U.S. launched the first National Latino AIDS Awareness Day October 15 to spice up HIV prevention and awareness among chicos and chicas…Aid for AIDS, a grassroots godsend that gives Americans’ unused meds to HIVers in Latin America and the Caribbean, is $100,000 richer thanks to a Ford Foundation grant…China’s Henan Provincial Health Department deputy director Ma Shiwen, jailed in August for leaking classified AIDS cover-up memos from Henan’s blood-collecting scandal, was released October 16…Paul Volberding, MD, UCSF vice-chair and cofounder of the world’s first outpatient AIDS clinic, became chair of the HIV Medicine Association’s board October 10.