Comments on: The Tower of David – Venezuela’s “vertical slum” http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2014/04/02/the-tower-of-david-venezuelas-vertical-slum/ What makes a great picture? Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:13:37 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: gugltell http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2014/04/02/the-tower-of-david-venezuelas-vertical-slum/comment-page-1/#comment-355165 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:41:21 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/?p=46371#comment-355165 When was it built? And what have governments before Chavez done for these people?

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By: dognv http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2014/04/02/the-tower-of-david-venezuelas-vertical-slum/comment-page-1/#comment-355164 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:19:40 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/?p=46371#comment-355164 Thank you for your obsession and for sharing these beautiful images with us! Great work!

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By: N.G.S http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2014/04/02/the-tower-of-david-venezuelas-vertical-slum/comment-page-1/#comment-355162 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 06:00:38 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/?p=46371#comment-355162 Nice Article. In future it can be implemented in Dharawi-Mumbai one the biggest slum in Asia.

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By: nicfulton http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2014/04/02/the-tower-of-david-venezuelas-vertical-slum/comment-page-1/#comment-355161 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 03:02:58 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/?p=46371#comment-355161 Awesome story!

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By: JohnPombrio http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2014/04/02/the-tower-of-david-venezuelas-vertical-slum/comment-page-1/#comment-355160 Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:14:15 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/?p=46371#comment-355160 Terrific and moving article. Thanks!

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By: AZzonie http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2014/04/02/the-tower-of-david-venezuelas-vertical-slum/comment-page-1/#comment-355159 Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:01:33 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/?p=46371#comment-355159 Just doing what it takes to survive. The human condition,it is amazing the things we can do to when we need to.

Just being alive is not always easy.

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By: iskra http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2014/04/02/the-tower-of-david-venezuelas-vertical-slum/comment-page-1/#comment-355158 Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:00:14 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/?p=46371#comment-355158 suena hasta romántica la historia, solo que con 14 años de gobierno, todas las riquezas del país y el poder en manos del gobierno, creo que este edificio habría logrado ser otra cosa con la aplicación de políticas públicas adecuadas, fue invadido bajo la mirada complaciente del gobierno y así seguirá porq es más fácil contar con nostalgia lo que se vive allí dentro, que aplicar medidas reales para que los seres humanos q allí viven puedan vivir “dignamente” según las promesas del plan de la patria y toda la supuesta suma de felicidad posible.

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By: birder http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2014/04/02/the-tower-of-david-venezuelas-vertical-slum/comment-page-1/#comment-355157 Sun, 06 Apr 2014 21:10:47 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/?p=46371#comment-355157 Interesting story that I would have liked to have read more and seen more photos.

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By: griz326 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2014/04/02/the-tower-of-david-venezuelas-vertical-slum/comment-page-1/#comment-355155 Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:24:54 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/?p=46371#comment-355155 …an unfinished, abandoned building with squatters living in it. Got it. But what I don’t understand is how squatters get electricity into an abandoned building…and who “manages” this abandoned building?

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