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Latin American Cities: Sao Paolo

NPR's Martin Kaste continues Morning Edition's week-long series on Latin American cities with a report on the perennial housing shortage in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In Latin America's biggest megalopolis, as many as 3 million of the estimated 18 million residents cannot find or afford housing. So, they take over abandoned buildings and set up outdoor camps.

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Martin Kaste is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk. He covers law enforcement and privacy. He has been focused on police and use of force since before the 2014 protests in Ferguson, and that coverage led to the creation of NPR's Criminal Justice Collaborative.
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