EFEBy Gonzalo Domínguez Loeda Caracas

No need for white flags in the basketball court, where respect for the game is a given. In the slums of Caracas, violence is ingrained in the scenery, a daily occurence that, nonetheless, refrains from creeping onto the basketball court, a peaceful oasis, no one’s and everyone’s land.

“For crime, this is a taboo, they respect the space, from the moment they enter,” says Juan Toro, a local basketball coach. EFE

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