Municipal elections in brazil: still no socialist for sao paulo

In the second round of Brazil’s municipal elections, parties close to President Bolsonaro lost – and conservatives won.

In Sao Paulo, incumbent Bruno Covas (center) prevailed in the mayoral runoff election Photo: Roberto Casimiro/imago

The dream of many leftists was shattered shortly after 7 p.m. when the election results from Sao Paulo were broadcast on television. It was the dream that Latin America’s largest city would be ruled by a socialist in the future.

Social divide in hamburg: making poverty more visible

The Left Party demands a poverty and wealth report to develop measures against the social divide.

From Blankenese, the poor sides of the city are difficult to see Photo: dpa

No other German city is as socially divided as Hamburg. Although the so-called poverty rate in the metropolis on the Elbe, at 15.3 percent, is just below the national average, if one includes the comparatively high cost of living, Hamburg ranks second in the old federal states, after Bremen, according to calculations by the Left Party.

Sunday’s bundesliga soccer games: new coach, old woes

Schalke misses its victory against Leverkusen with an own goal (1:1). No goals are scored between Wolfsburg and Augsburg. Borussia Dortmund beats Stuttgart 4:1.

Striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored two goals for Dortmund. Photo: reuters

FC Schalke 04 was unfortunate to miss a possible victory at Bundesliga table neighbor Bayer Leverkusen. Sascha Riether’s own goal in the 85th minute to make it 1-1 (0-0) secured the Werkself a point on Sunday evening. Three days after the 1-0 win in the Europa League against Nicosia, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting had given the Konigsblauen the lead again in the 50th minute.