Guatemala publishes first Braille newspaper in Central America

On Thursday, May 31, the first Braille newspaper in Central American was published in Guatemala, reported the news site CNN México. The monthly publication Publinews Braille will be available at no cost in the offices of the Committee for the Blind and Deaf of Guatemala and will be available for 110,000 blind people, according to the radio station Emisoras Unidas.

The publication is supported by businesses that have social responsibility programs such as the Meritorious Committee for the Blind and Deaf of Guatemala, reported the digital newspaper El Mirador.

Note from the editor: This story was originally published by the Knight Center’s blog Journalism in the Americas, the predecessor of LatAm Journalism Review.