Mark Majewsky Anderson

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Helping Cambodia to banish ghosts and release its creativity

LINA opened her restaurant two weeks ago in a fishing village in Kep, in the south of Cambodia, close to the Vietnamese border. Fifty years ago this coastal resort was known as Cambodia’s Cote d’Azure, and when you wander around in the back of a tuk-tuk you can’t help but notice the wide avenues and walled gardens.

Breakfast at Barrio 13: A lesson in how to rescue communities

SOMETIMES it pays being left behind by the crowd. A group of us are being led up the zig-zagging escalators that have transformed the hillside slums of Medellín, Colombia’s second largest city. This was once home to Pablo Escobar and paramilitaries of all persuasions, but it is now held up as a supreme example of how imagination and innovation can transform a city.