Colombia's Medellin boosts its 'eco-city' aims during coronavirus recovery

An employee of the construction company Amarilo, wearing a face mask, measures the body temperature of another employee, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bogota, Colombia May 19, 2020. Picture taken May 19, 2020.

Medillin is planning to revive its economy, and cut carbon emissions by 20%, following COVID-19 Image: REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Anastasia Moloney
Latin America and Caribbean Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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Residents stand outside their home in the La Honda neighourhood of Medellin, Colombia, February 7, 2018.
Residents outside their home in the La Honda neighourhood of Medellin. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Anastasia Moloney
Cable cars pass above the town of Medellin March 1, 2013.
The goverenment is planning to double the number of interconnected public transport lines by 2030. Image: REUTERS / Albeiro Lopera
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