Marcelo Soares

Marcelo Soares is a freelance reporter and translator in São Paulo, Brazil.

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In a city addicted to driving like São Paulo, a sudden shortage of fuel hits hard.  With a fleet of 6.6 million vehicles in January, and about 630 more hitting the streets each day, fuel was taken for granted in Brazil’s largest city and financial capital. Until one day last week, it was not. Now,…