Stagnant growth and falling commodity prices are themes for those participating in the world economic forum in the Colombian city of Medellin. For a long time, the city was a symbol of the famous drug cartel. The city has come a long way since then.
Once notorious for its drug business, Medellin in Colombia now hosts the regional World Economic Forum on Latin America. The 500 high-level participants are experiencing a city that has reinvented itself.
The current regional meeting of the World Economic Forum in Latin America is focusing on new challenges and how to turn them into opportunities. DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge has this report from Medellin.
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