Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

AQ Podcast: Latin America’s Cities Are Changing – Maybe Forever

The pandemic is forcing a rethink of urban centers, sometimes for the better.
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Today, the density and informality that often define Latin American cities have made them particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus. But that doesn’t mean their future is a bleak one, says Eugene Zapata Garesché of the Global Resilient Cities Network. The urban development expert spoke to AQ’s Brian Winter about the ways cities are changing, and how good local leadership has never been so important.

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Eugene Zapata Garesché is the managing director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Global Resilient Cities Network

Brian Winter is the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly.  

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