Brazil: chief justice grants Lula temporary leave after brother's death

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Former president chose to stay at the prison as decision came too late for him to attend the funeral Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Brasília, Brazil on 24 April 2017. Photograph: Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images Brazil’s supreme court chief Läs mer…

Rescuers sift through toxic mud in search of Brazil dam victims – video report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:08 Rescue workers in Brazil waded through treacherous mud looking for bodies as pressure mounted on the mining company responsible for a dam that burst and spilled a flood of iron-ore waste Brazil dam collapse: five arrested including three mining firm staff Läs mer…

Brazil dam collapse: five arrested including three mining firm staff

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil Two of Vale SA’s senior managers and two other engineers held over Brumadinho disaster Play Video 1:08 Rescuers sift through toxic mud in search of Brazil dam victims – video report Three employees of the Brazilian mining company Vale SA and two other Läs mer…

'The river is dying': the vast ecological cost of Brazil's mining disasters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil ’The river is dying’: the vast ecological cost of Brazil’s mining disasters Water resources are tapped with often reckless abandon and poor regulation. And it looks set to go on under new president Firefighters look for victims of a dam collapse in Brumadinho, Läs mer…

Brazil dam collapse: rescuers pull bodies from the filthy mud as hope fades for survivors

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brazil Brazil dam collapse: rescuers pull bodies from the filthy mud as hope fades for survivors Minas Gerais locals recall another dam collapse involving mining firm Vale as hunt continues for 292 people still missing A police helicopter hovers over the Parque de Cachoeira Läs mer…

Aftermath of deadly dam collapse in Brazil – video report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:05 At least 58 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds remain missing after Friday’s dam collapse and mudslide in Minas Gerais state. The search was paused because of concerns that another dam operated by the same firm, Vale, was also at Läs mer…

'We are afraid': Brazilian women recoil at Bolsonaro's relaxation of gun laws

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Conflict and arms A move allowing more people to own firearms is causing misgivings in a society where domestic violence is rife A pistol is fired during a practice session at the Calibre 12 gun club in Sao Goncalo. Women’s rights campaigners in Brazil Läs mer…