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How Medellín’s Most Crime-Ridden Area Became a Top Tourist Destination

Comuna 13 was once one of the most dangerous places in the world. Now it’s a tourist hot spot for exploring Medellín’s “transformation.”

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Can Hip Hop Help Stop Gang Violence in Latin America?

Hip hop culture has long been associated with gangs, violence and vandalism. But a wide range of actors in Latin America are attempting to work past longstanding biases and challenges to experiment with these art forms as alternatives for at-risk youths who might otherwise engage in criminal activity.