Antanas Mockus

Under Mockus’s leadership, Bogotá saw improvements such as: water usage dropped 40%, 7000 community security groups were formed and the homicide rate fell 70%, traffic fatalities dropped by over 50%, drinking water was provided to all homes (up from 79% in 1993), and sewerage was provided to 95% of homes (up from 71%). When he asked people to pay a voluntary extra 10% in taxes, over 60,000 people did so.

Check out this documentary on this visionary leader and his successor.It shows the troubles and tells the uplifting story of the rejuvenation of Bogota….


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One thought on “Antanas Mockus

  1. cesar says:

    Gorgeous, I wanna go to Bogota

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