Argentina fights crime with music

Buenos Aires using musical instruments to save children from street gang lure.



    Argentina's charitable organisations are in a constant battle to keep youngsters away from drugs, prostitution and gang fighting.

    One of the most dangerous districts in the capital Buenos Aires is Villa 31. But now a new weapon is being used to fight the threat ... music.

    It may be a long way from the national symphony orchestra, but 11-year-old Breesa Montanyo is delighted with her new flute she's got for Christmas. Here is her story, in her own words.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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