BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – While responding to an emergency medical call in a Buenos Aires slum one night last summer, Dr. Paula Fernndez capitulated to the demands of street thugs in order to save her life. 14 more words
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Every city has slums, home to the dispossessed, the downtrodden and the derelict. Makai has several, each built on top of the other. The Underworld is the lowest, a place where despair strips humanity away, where the hunt for food and heat is constant, where eating your neighbour isn’t a crime but just the next meal. 1,188 more words
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In the light of the happenings of Kibera early this week, we would say that we are all disappointed at the behaviour of the rowdy “youths who burnt down the projects that had been built for them. 1,064 more words