Recent public audit makes it official.
Los Angeles has been officially designated a ‘third world country’ status according to a public audit of the crumbling city.
Rubbish bags piling up on the pavements, tents erected in clusters where people have camped down for the night, and hundreds of homeless people wondering the streets – this is what Christmas Day looked like for thousands of homeless people in Downtown Los Angeles this year.
Dailymail.co.uk reports: The shocking footage – captured using a car dash camera – shows the brutal reality of life on the street for some 20,000 people in the notorious Skid Row district.
Shot on 5th Street, 6th Street and San Pedro Street, it is a stark glimpse into the day-to-day existence of some of the country’s poorest citizens – including women and children.
This area of LA’s central business zone is considered to be one of the most dangerous places to live in the city.
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