The Mayor of Colombia's second city is trying hard to improve it's image.
In a HARDtalk interview on 11 October, Stephen Sackur talks to the Mayor of Medellin, Dr Sergio Fajardo.
Colombia has experienced decades of violence: the result, say UN officials, is the greatest humanitarian catastrophe in the western hemisphere.
The Government in Bogota has launched a controversial justice and peace initiative, but can it deliver either?
Stephen Sackur talks to Dr Sergio Fajardo, the Mayor of Medellin, a city long associated with the narco-traffickers.
Can Medellin shed its negative image?
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