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Brazil keeps close watch on crisis in Paraguay

Brazil’s Foreign Ministry reported today (Aug 1) it has been keeping a close watch on the developments of the political crisis in Paraguay sparked by the release of the minutes of the deal between the two countries on the purchase of electric energy produced by hydroelectric d

 O Presidente da República, Jair Bolsonaro, durante sobrevoo da  região atingida pelo rompimento da barragem Mina Córrego do Feijão, em Brumadinho/MG.

River running through Brumadinho shows high level of heavy metals

The level of copper in the Paraopeba river is up to 600 times the amount allowed in rivers used for human consumption, irrigation for food production, fishing, and leisure activities.


Eight Vale workers arrested in crackdown

Eight employees of mining giant Vale were temporarily arrested today (Feb 15) as part of an operation launched by prosecutors in Minas Gerais state, backed by civil and military police in Minas Gerais, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro.

Equipes de resgate durante buscas por vítimas em Brumadinho, onde uma barragem da mineradora Vale se rompeu.

Gov’t makes daily inspection on dams like Brumadinho’s mandatory

Brazil’s National Mining Agency (ANM) ordered that mining companies must carry out daily inspections on tailings dams like that of Brumadinho, which collapsed on January 25 leaving 160 dead and 160 missing up to now.

Gongo Soco, Mina, Vale

Alarm sounds at another Vale-run dam

Approximately 500 residents of the city of Barão de Cocais, in Minas Gerais state, 100 km from state capital Belo Horizonte, were removed from their homes in the early hours today (Feb.