I’m aware of the air pollution today in Valparaiso.
But look, Charlotte has sections that are worse. Is that from traffic?
This local detail reminds me of the Container podcast, Episode 6: And They Won, They Won Big.
Additionally, Chile is and is not the place I visited in the 1990s. I don’t remember watching a young man take garbage from a public trash can and throw it violently to the ground. Or an angry woman with a child yell superlatives. Chile’s economy has gotten stronger, but it’s a complicated picture, according to this 2014 New York Times article from Eduardo Porter.
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