Roberto Santiago is a Brazilian sportsman, businessman, and a politician. He was born in 1958 in Sao Paulo, SP. Roberto Santiago owns one of the largest and luxurious malls located in Paraiba. The mall is known as Manaira Shopping. He has been re-elected for the second term as the federal deputy for the Social Democratic Party. He has spearheaded the improvement of the effective regulations for workers by organizing civil society for them. He is the vice president of the General Union of Workers. As the chairman of the Consumer Law Commission, Roberto Santiago fought for the betterment of mobile operations and improvement of health plans. He advocated for the approval of the profession of day labor in the Labor Committee.
Roberto Santiago fought for the workers to be treated equally, through his efforts, he managed to advocate for the workers’ constitutional rights and CLT which demanded that all workers be eligible for sickness benefits, right to work, retirement, and maternity leave among others. He fought for the recognition of over 12 million traders who, despite being members of unions and having a collective agreement, were not legally recognized as traders. He also became the president of Labour, Administration and Public Committee of the Federal Chamber in 2013.
The Manaira Shopping was founded by Roberto Santiago in 1989. It is one of the classiest attraction center for fun, leisure and relaxation. The Manaira Shopping attracts people from different parts of the globe, different age groups and all classes of people due to its modern luxurious structure. The complex the best interactive Stadium System, 3D room and account, VIP room, the amusement Game Station with 200 gaming machines and much more. The Domus Hall, located on top of its roof is one of the most extensive concert halls fitted with the most current equipment. The concert hall can house about 14 thousand people with 4,000 of them seated and 10,000 standing.
The complex has two floors for the accommodation of guests. It has private cabins that can accommodate ten individuals with access to changing rooms and lounge music. The ground floor can be used for the events such as Stand-ups, graduations, fairs, private events, weddings, presentations and mega shows. As a sportsman, Roberto Santiago won the Brazilian kart championship and had severally won the first place trophy in the state championship. He has also won various titles in motocross competition. In Northeast 250cc category, 250 vc and 125cc in champion paraibano. Through his superb entrepreneurial skills, he has managed to exploit every business opportunity in his vicinity to become one of the formidable business forces in the region. With over 300 stores and 75,000m² Gross Leasable Area, Manaira is one of the largest malls in the region.