Maids Scarce as Brazil Domestics Buy Homes Not Clean Them

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A maid, left, walks with a child in the sand at the Baixo Bebe beach... News PhotoBaby,Beach,Brazil,Child,Economy,Horizontal,Latin America,Occupation,Playground,Rio de Janeiro,Sand,The Americas,USA,WalkingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA maid, left, walks with a child in the sand at the Baixo Bebe beach playground in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. With unemployment in Latin America’s biggest economy at record lows, poor women who for decades formed a pool of cheap domestic labor for the middle and upper classes are pursuing better-paying, higher-skilled jobs. Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg via Getty Images