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Poor urban planning evidenced once again

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Gerardo E. Alvarado León /galvarado@elnuevodia.com

The recent landslide in Villa España, Bayamón, evidences, once again the unsustainable and poor urban planning policies in Puerto Rico. Experts agree that the geological risks of an area are often ignored to give way to construction.

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