A makeshift bathroom in a Brazilian squatter community
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Sao Paulo's squatter communities

Brazil's wealth has grown in the past decade but deep inequalities remain, nowhere more so than the country's biggest city of Sao Paulo.

While the city has grown and property prices have risen, the number of people in need of housing has increased - and it is giving momentum to squatters in the city who say money should be spent on housing, not on the World Cup.

Katy Watson reports from Sao Paulo.

  • 30 Apr 2014
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