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LA Times Reports Medellin Cleans Up Its Act

March 29, 2009

Add the L.A. Times to the growing list of major news institutions heralding how the people of Colombia have turned a corner on the violence. As usual, the 90+% drop in the murder rate is featured. And the famously clean, quiet Metro and skyward Metrocable. This story also features a link between the IADB meeting and Medellin, the $580M IADB-financed sanitation project that cleaned up the Medellin river and installed modern sewage treatment.

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