Moravia’s transformation toward legitimacy (PHOTO DOCUMENTARY)

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January 21st 2013 MEDELLÍN (Colombia Reports) – The Moravia neighborhood used to be one of Medellín’s most miserable neighborhoods, infamous for for its poverty and violence. However, the neighborhood grew up and — with the help of the local government — has now become one of Medellin’s most colorful barrios.

I visited the neighborhood, which was built alongside the Medellin river and on the city’s garbage dump, to learn about life in Moravia. Published in Colombia Reports