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  • An open-air, free mental health clinic in São Paulo

    An open-air, free mental health clinic in São Paulo

    Low-income residents of the concrete jungle known as São Paulo can access mental health care through the publicly funded SUS health care system, but earlier this year a psychiatrist collective decided to launch a novel alternative. Calling itself Clínica Aberta de Psicanálise (“Open Psychoanalysis Clinic”), the collective began providing its services at a community center in […]

  • H.I.G. Capital bets on São Paulo real estate, buys corporate center

    H.I.G. Capital bets on São Paulo real estate, buys corporate center

    H.I.G. Capital, a Miami-based global private equity investment firm managing $23 billion of equity capital, purchased Urbanity Corporate Center in São Paulo’s South Region for an undisclosed amount. Urbanity Corporate, a AAA office building with 29,248 square meters (95,958 square feet) of space, is part of a recently completed mixed use complex developed by Even, […]

  • Three-time Indy 500 champ Hélio Castroneves switching gears

    Three-time Indy 500 champ Hélio Castroneves switching gears

    Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Hélio Castroneves announced Wednesday he is bringing his 20-year full-time IndyCar career to a close, moving to Team Penske’s sports car program in the 2018 racing season. Castroneves, 42, was born in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, and started his career in karting and raced for the UK-based Paul Stewart Racing team […]

  • Polls: 35% say Lula for president, 54% say Lula for jail

    Polls: 35% say Lula for president, 54% say Lula for jail

    A Datafolha survey published Saturday showed former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva winning at least 35% of the 2018 presidential election’s first-round vote, up from about 30 percent in a poll held in June. The poll had former environment minister Marina Silva, a likely candidate, far behind with 13% to 14% of voting intentions. […]

  • Crusading Judge Sérgio Moro receives Notre Dame Award

    Anti-corruption Judge Sérgio Moro receives Notre Dame Award

    Federal Judge Sérgio Moro is a polarizing figure in his homeland, idolized by much of the population for running the anti-corruption crusade that took down some of Brazil’s richest men over the past three years, and simultaneously reviled by left-wingers for disgracing the country’s previous two presidents, Dilma Rousseff and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. […]

  • Oxfam: Brazil still plagued by inequality

    Oxfam: Brazil still plagued by inequality

    Brazil’s six richest men have as much wealth as the poorest 50% of the population, according to an inaugural Oxfam Brazil report that highlights the country’s extreme inequality. Among other startling figures, the report found that at the current pace of progress, Brazilian women won’t close the wage gap until 2047, and Afro-Brazilians won’t earn […]

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