For Decades, the Blind Have Used Canes. Now a Special Wristband Can Help Them Avoid Hazards
The Washington Post
Sunu has developed a wristband that emits a silent, high frequency sound and vibration to alert the visually impaired of obstacles within their environment.
SCORE 2017 Baja 1000 Has Over 380 Entrants So Far
Right now, 381 entries are on board with racers coming from 42 U.S. States, two U.S. Territories, and 25 different countries.
Beauty Pageant Contestants Gave Out Facts About Women’s Rights as Their Measurements
BuzzFeed News
Beauty pageant contestants are used to giving their measurements in front of a crowd. But in Peru, where women are getting killed in alarming numbers, aspiring beauty queens gave a different kind of measurement: how many people have been affected by gender violence.
Coyote Economics: Human Smugglers at Northern Border Are Jacking Up Prices
US president Donald Trump is yet to lay the first brick of his proposed wall between the US and Mexico, but some smugglers are already pricing it in.
62 Mexican Citizens Named in the ’Paradise Papers’ Tax Evasion Scandal
El Universal
Entrepreneurs, moguls, politicians, celebrities, and even two football players of the Mexican National Football Team are seemingly involved in the current tax evasion scandal.
US State Department Ends Program for Central American Minors Fleeing Violence
VOA News
The U.S. State Department says it will no longer accept new applications for a program that allowed minors fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to settle in the United States.
First Test Tube Baby Hits Out at Internet Abuse for Fertility Treatment Families
The world’s first “test tube baby” has said she hopes families who undergo cutting-edge fertility treatments – such as “three-parent” babies – are not subject to the same harassment her family received after pioneering IVF.
From Mexico to Palestine and Beyond, Global Demand for #WorldWithoutWalls
Advocacy groups launched the #WorldWithoutWalls Global Day of Action on Thursday, to "unite against the global proliferation of walls," which they say serve as "monuments of expulsion, exclusion, oppression, discrimination, and exploitation."


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