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Can Art And Artists Lead Revival In Tijuana?
Caught between the worldwide financial meltdown, ever tigher US border controls and Mexico's violent drug wars, Tijuana has had a rough few years, with all-important revenue from tourism plummeting. But since 2010, crime has declined sharply and artists have been moving in, reviving (and repainting) derelict shopping areas, and helping the city become more than a purveyor of vice to Californians on benders. Aeon 02/21/13
Posted February 22, 2013 12:50 AM




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