Youths with Down syndrome working at Mexican coffee shop

By Roberta Pardo The first coffee shop staffed by people with Down syndrome in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, continues thriving as it nears its second year of operation. Named Coffee Cordica 21, the shop opened in late 2017 as a space hoping to erase the idea that people with Down syndrome cannot live normal lives. The […]

Animal rights legislation could get stricter in Australia

By Chara  Canberra, Australia, residents could face thousands of dollars in fines, even jail time, for forgetting to walk their dogs, yelling at their dogs or caging a dog for failure to behave. Legislation has been proposed in Australia’s capital city to impose a fine of up to $4,000 in Australian dollars ($2,800 in U.S. currency) […]