Vance Flores

Blinds to detect breast cancer

Leidy woke up blind one morning in 2011. Francia could not see it anymore. Deprived of sight, these women have developed another meaning: the touch through which today in Colombia they detect breast cancer. Leidy Garcia and Francia Papamija are two of five blind or partially sighted people trained in Cali (western Colombia) to prevent …

International Treaty for the Access of the Blind to Books

A long-standing international copyright treaty is expected to be concluded Thursday in Marrakesh, Morocco, to allow hundreds of millions of blind and partially sighted people to have better access to books. A long-standing international copyright treaty is expected to conclude Thursday in Marrakesh, Morocco, to allow hundreds of millions of blind and partially sighted people …