A 22-story abandoned office building occupied by hundreds of squatters was engulfed in flames and collapsed in the centre of Sao Paulo early Tuesday, shooting a massive black cloud of smoke into the sky and red-hot chunks of debris into nearby structures.
Hours after the blaze started, the building, stretching more than 20 storeys, collapsed.
São Paulo, Brazil's vibrant financial center, is among the world's most populous cities, with numerous cultural institutions and a rich architectural tradition.
Dozens of homeless families were squatting in the building, according to local media. That blaze was brought under control relatively quickly, São Paulo Fire Brigade Lieutenant André Elias told Globo TV.
Firefighters evacuated the high-rise but as they were taking out the last of the residents, the building collapsed, killing the man.
During a brief visit to the area Tuesday, President Michel Temer told reporters that the government would help those affected by the fire. The government estimates that almost 4000 families are living in vacant buildings downtown.
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He subsequently called on his supporters to pour out on the streets and assemble at the capital's Republic Square in protest. They also accuse Sarkisian and his dominant Republican Party of widespread corruption and failing to raise living standards.
The Duchess of Cambridge is expected to return to her royal duties in the fall as she takes time to care for her family. Not only that, but if Charlotte had been born first, she still would've missed out on being a Princess.
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The Manchester United goalkeeper has been in stunning form again this season and was last week named in the PFA Team of the Year. But both men have reached out to him with warm words since he announced he was stepping down.
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