Britain’s Prince Harry has come to “crackland,” rubbing shoulders with addicts in Brazil’s biggest city.
Thursday’s tour of the central Sao Paulo area was meant to help the prince learn about programs aimed at helping addicts leave drugs and find work.
As the prince strolled through the streets accompanied by local officials and a heavy security detail, barefoot women clutching improvised crack pipes shouted that they wanted to get closer.
One of the men in the program is Helio Roque, who earns $7 a day cleaning streets. He clambered atop a trash can to grab a glimpse of the prince.
Sao Paulo authorities said the prince promised no aid.