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Music to save lives in Caracas' most dangerous slum

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Caracas (Venezuela), Jan 28 (EFE), (Camera: Ivan Cardenas).- From the Petare favela, the largest and most dangerous in Venezuela, urban artist Jorge Echenique vindicates his neighbourhood. He aims to help others from violence through his music, which has made him a kind of celebrity in the area.FOOTAGE OF THE PETARE FAVELA IN CARACAS.SOUNDBITES OF:-JORGE ECHENIQUE, RAPPER:"Besides violence, Petare has many good things: sportsmen, teachers, actors...painters. It has a lot of talent."-GERSON LATÁN, MUSICIAN: "Well...I hope a change will come. Years ago, I was a young boy, hardly hit by circumstances and I want to say that this instrument helped me."

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