An unfinished skyscraper occupied by squatters is a symbol of Venezuela’s financial crisis in the 1990s, state control of the economy and a housing shortage.
Incredible paradigm shift as a skyscraper is converted from a symbol of wealth is occupied by squatters. The lack of a vibrant formal economy and more formal housing leads to a lack of suitable options for many urban residents--especially with problems in the rural countryside. A complex web of geographic factors need to this most fascinating situation. The video link "Squatters on the Skyline" embedded in the article is a must see.
Via Seth Dixon