In January, South America’s largest city officially banned outdoor advertising. Billboards, neon signs, bus-stop ads, even the Goodyear blimp - all were suddenly illegal. Folha de Sao Paulo reporter Vinicius Galvao describes seeing his city as though for the first time.
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Vincent, Grant, Eurico, Paulo, Francisco and Janice discuss Brazilian virology at the Brazilian Virology Society meeting in Atibaia, SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil.
How Crime Took on the World
Fri, 16 May 08
Duration: 24 mins
Cyber-crime is the fastest-growing sector of global-organised crime, worth about US$100 billion a year. Misha Glenny travels to Sao Paulo to find out why Brazil is the cyber-crime capital of the world.
This is a story about how an economist and his buddies tricked the people of Brazil into saving the country from rampant inflation. They had a crazy, unlikely plan, and it worked.