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One Year After the Escalators in Comuna 13 Medellin Were Built

image-224One Year After the Escalators in Comuna 13 Medellin Were Built After one year of being constructed the escalators in Comuna 13 have proven to be a big help for the citizens living in Comuna 13. 624,000 people have used the escalators in Comuna 13 since it's inauguration on May 6th, 2012.  Last ...

New Mobile Medical Units in Medellin

image-195New Mobile Medical Units in Medellin Medellin mayor Aníbal Gaviria Correa announced that the Secretary of Health and the Mayor's office has invested more than five million dollars into the cause of protecting and preserving Medellin inhabitant's health.  The city government has provided 5 medical vehicles and 8 ambulances all equipped with innovative ...

Heroic Officer Saves a Life on the Metro

image-187On the 13th of April an agile Metro police officer saved a 40 year old man from definite demise.  One can observe in the video that the 40 year old man attempts to jump in front of the train as it is  about to pass by.  With cat-like reflexes the ...

Medellin Will Host the World Urban Forum in 2014

image-164 Medellin's Mayor Anibal Gaviria Correa Medellin Will Host the World Urban Forum in 2014 It was announced in September of last year, 2012, by Dr. Joan Clos the United Nations Under-Secretary General and the Executive Director of UN-Habitat that Medellin will be hosting the 2014 World Urban Forum. Dr. Clos said that ...

Medellin MegaPark

image-92Medellin MegaPark - Medellin is set to take on another enormous project. The city will be turning the Medellin river banks into a giant park that spans more than 1,047 acres, from Sabanetta in the south to Bello in the north. 'Without at doubt this will be one of the ...