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Bogotá’s Cacophony Is Hushed by Virus as Congested Streets Empty Out

Bogotá’s Cacophony Is Hushed by Virus as Congested Streets Empty Out

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — The typical Bogotá morning starts at dawn and quickly becomes an eight million-person roar. There is the whoosh-squoosh of the juice vendor squashing her oranges on the corner, the growl of a hundred motorbikes, the wheeze of a thousand lumbering buses. There are the salesmen barking on their bullhorns, the protesters shouting in the plaza, the drum …

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