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How a Region in Chile Survived an Earthquake With Just a Couple of Scratches

Most of the buildings and houses in the island of Chiloé are made out of lumber, which can resist strong shakes.

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São Paulo Scores Grand Prize in Bloomberg Mayors Challenge

The Brazilian megacity triumphed over urban innovation projects from Colombia, Chile, and Mexico to take home top honors from Bloomberg Philanthropies.

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Will Rio Be a 'Smarter' City After the Olympic Games?

The city installed expensive new technology for the event, but a recent study finds the investment might not pay off in the long run.

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