These are poor neighborhoods, troubled by crime, unemployment and gangs. And the area is suffering further insult, as the city widens the La Avenida Circunvalar, slashing the neighborhood in two.
|A mural by a group of local youths called 'Emigrantes' defends embattled Mayor Gustavo Petro.|
|Residents walk past an empty lot in Egipto. Homes and businesses were demolished to widen the avenue.|