Juan Pablo Garnham

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What's Behind the Rise of MS-13?

The street gang that stalks the suburbs of Long Island has become a focus of President Trump’s efforts to link immigration and crime.

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Can a Bike Bridge Make Miami Safer for Cyclists?

Advocates hope this long elevated pathway is just the first step toward changing the city’s bike culture.

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Could Immigration Policy Turn Vancouver Into Silicon Valley?

The Canadian city already hosts a range of companies, from Amazon to Hootsuite. After President Trump’s executive order, it could really capitalize on a tech sector built by foreign workers.

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Why Did Miami Submit to Trump's Executive Order?

The financial toll of challenging Trump on sanctuary cities is still unknown. But the costs of compliance—in terms of security and impact on immigrant communities—are quite clear.

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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.


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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