July 24, 2014

Venezuela Moves to Close 'Vertical Slum'

Wyss & Rosati, Miami Herald


For more than a decade, the Torre David skyscraper — a 45-story carcass of unfinished cement, steel and glass — has loomed over the city. Inside, more than 4,400 people call the building — the Venezuelan capital’s third-tallest — home. Outsiders call it the world’s tallest squat, a vertical slum.

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TAGGED: Torre David, Caracas, Venezuela


July 21, 2014
Symptom of a Sick Venezuela
Lilian Tintori, Washington Post
This year, my husband, Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López , spent his 43rd birthday behind bars. To mark Leopoldo’s birthday, our children, Manuela, 4 , and Leopoldo, 1, and I tried to bring him a birthday cake... more ››