What if national newspapers reported on urban issues in an engaging and accessible way? In Chile, they do.
José Carrera, Development Bank of Latin America
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Just as the crime problems in Latin American cities in Guatemala and Mexico are not always homegrown and have transnational influences, the effects of crime go beyond social unrest and insecurity and can negatively impact development. Ironically, the negative effects of crime on economic development create further systemic violence in communities exacerbating path dependencies in poverty and crime…