- Inspired by Santiago de Compostela, Brazil's Walk of Faith Attracts 3,000 per Year
Their feet were full of blisters, their shoulders were sunburnt and their knees and ankles hurt after walking approximately 195 miles (313 kilometres) for 11 days. Still, Agatha and Pedro Liduario promised they would trek the Walk of Faith (Caminho da Fé) again.
Published on 12/26/2014 - 17h10
- Sao Paulo has the Highest Rate of Robbery since 2001
There is still a month before calculating the official statistics on violence, but 2014 has already become the year with most robberies in São Paulo State over the past 13 years.
Published on 12/26/2014 - 17h08
- Gold Miners Defy Police in Search of River Fortune
In improvised rafts covered in tarpaulin and powered by a truck's engine illegal miners defy the police in search for diamonds at the bottom of Grande river, on the boundary between the cities of Colombia and Guaraci, on the northwestern part of São Paulo state.
Published on 11/28/2014 - 09h32
- São Paulo Robbery Figures Up on Last Year's for 17th Month in a Row
Figures for robbery in the state of São Paulo in October were once again higher than figures for the same month of last year.
Published on 11/26/2014 - 09h01
- Squatting Has Nearly Tripled in São Paulo Under Haddad Administration
Figures for squatting almost tripled in Fernando Haddad's (PT) first two years as mayor of São Paulo, compared to the last two years of his predecessor, Gilberto Kassab (PSD).
Published on 11/25/2014 - 10h40
- Businesses Across São Paulo Do Not Have a Contingency Plan for Water Shortage
According to a study conducted in October and November, 95% of companies, industries, hospitals and hotels in São Paulo have no contingency plan to deal with the water shortage.
Published on 11/21/2014 - 08h44
- With Little Rain, São Paulo Has Worst Air Quality in Seven Years
The lack of rain, combined with low humidity and the stagnation of a mass of hot air above the state of São Paulo, mean that air quality in Greater São Paulo is currently worse than it has been since 2007.
Published on 11/11/2014 - 09h09
- Federal Police to Start Testing Electronic Passport Control in Guarulhos
Still in testing, a security express lane, for Brazilians entering and leaving the country, started working on Thursday (25) at Cumbica's International Airport in Guarulhos (Sao Paulo).
Published on 09/26/2014 - 11h00
- USP Spends More with Clerks Than with Professors
Data obtained by Folha show that 62% of USP's expenses last year were used to pay clerks. The remaining 38%were spent with professors.
Published on 09/22/2014 - 10h15
- Eviction of Squatters Ends in Confrontation and Looting at Downtown São Paulo
The reintegration of ownership from a building on São João Avenue, in downtown São Paulo, ended in clashes between squatters and police shock troops, store looting and vandalism, paralyzing some areas for more than 12 hours, on Tuesday (16).
Published on 09/17/2014 - 09h01