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General view of the city of Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia,... News PhotoAntioquia,Built Structure,City,City Life,Colombia,General View,Horizontal,Human Interest,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Medellin - Colombia,Skyscraper,SlumPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPGeneral view of the city of Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia, taken on March 1, 2013. Medellin, which competed with New York and Tel Aviv, was chosen by popular vote through the internet, as the “Innovative City of the Year” during the City of the Year contest, organized by The Wall Street Journal and Citigroup. The distinction was basically made for its modern transportation system, its public library, escalators built in a shantytown and schools that have allowed the integration of society. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)