Occupy Tower: Living in the world’s tallest slum – the “Tower of David”
Published – 04/06/2020 9:48 am
An abandoned skyscraper in Caracas has become a shelter for many people with nowhere else to go.
In less than 20 years, its residents created a fully-functioning ‘state inside the state’, with its own infrastructure, taxes and even an elected president. Despite the difficult living conditions, those moving out into proper apartments are nevertheless nostalgic about their experience of living in the 45-storey skyscraper.