People in North Florida are warned to keep themselves protected as the mosquito populations continue to grow. The City of Gainesville Mosquito Control program is dealing with pools of standing water left after Tropical Storm Debby causing the mosquito population to escalate. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo reports on the severity of the mosquito problem and what the city is doing to combat it.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPMosquitowrapDT.mp3]
In the villages where some girls grow into men, gender identity isn’t always clear. In Las Salinas de Barahona and Los Saladillos, Dominican Republic, a high concentration of genetically male children are born with ambiguous genitalia, converting these small pueblos into a hub for gender fluidity.