23 Nov '12, 4pm

@askwhypoverty fighting poverty and violence with salsa music in Cali, Colombia #fb

IN YOUR HANDS: What do you do if you are surrounded by violence? Updated version here: http://youtu.be/W6Qof8LIHdc Cali in Colombia is the 11th most violent city in the world. Homicide levels are high and more than 40% of the city's murders take place in the district of Aguablanca. In a place where violence is so rife and where gang membership is a way of defending your neighbourhood, what path would you take if you lived there? Good? Bad? Indifferent? As Yahir travels around Aguablanca and stops to talk to his neighbours, can you guess what path he decided to take? Director: Lucas Nieto Producer: Luis Fernando Ronderos Produced by Onirico Films & Steps International Why Poverty? Series Producer: Brian Tilley Executive Producer: Don Edkins Video URL: http://youtu.be/tfSRP9lxvT0

Full article: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfSRP9lxvT0

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