New leadership turns around former ‘world murder capital’

Aired: 11/25/2014 | 0:07:12 | Clip
Less than two decades ago Medellin, Colombia, was known as the world’s murder capital. But ever since new political leadership and a push to increase public spaces, Medellin has seen a sharp drop in violence and drug use and an influx of new businesses. In his Agents of Change series, Fred de Sam Lazaro looks at how the city was able to make such a strong comeback.

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