Mexico's Ciudad Neza rises from slum to success story



CIUDAD NEZA, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Even if Eloisa Vasquez Morales had enough money to leave Ciudad Neza, once a sprawling slum and now a scrappy suburb east of Mexico City, the young mother says she would stay.
So would Juan Francisco Perez Buendia, a government housing official, as well as Carlos Rodriguez and Victoria Gomez Calderon, a retired couple relaxing outside their neatly whitewashed house and garage.
"I believe that I am here for a reason. If I am going to do better for myself, I also want that for my community," said Morales, 30. "I want to support... read more

 
14 October 2016 in World News, Views: 24
Source: Reuters
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