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Example of

External agencies
Changes leading to conflict
Representation of place

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1940s - 1980s

Time of political instability

3

1980's

Pablo Escobar
Cocaine trade
Textile to service industry
Political genocides
Worldwide perception of corruption
Internal investment
War on Youth

4

1990's

High homocide
Most violent city
Fall of organised crime
Initiatives to strategically plan and rebrand

5

2000's

Remove guerilla groups
Investment from external groups
Employment, tourism, education and exports increased

6

2010's

Most innovative city
Best city in south America