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In Haiti, Solar Panels Key Part of Plan to Bring Electric Power to Remote Areas

Region: Haiti

Topics: Technology

Thanks to a program introduced in May 2017, some outlying communities have a reliable electrical supply. Government officials say the initiative, which aims to bring renewable energy to 10,000 families, is improving safety, communications and the quality of life across the nation.

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Amid #MeToo Movement, Local App Targets Widespread Street Harassment in Southern Mexico

Region: Mexico

Topics: Technology

In Mexico, the federal government has not outlawed street harassment, which affects women all over the country but especially in the city of Tuxtla GutiƩrrez. Here, the local government's campaign to reduce the high incidence of harassment includes an app that puts the power to fight back in women's pockets.

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