Últimas notícias Mariana

Reflorestamento de áreas atingidas em Mariana
Justice

Prosecutors push to have Mariana victims get $465 mi in compensation

As per estimates from the state’s Prosecution Service, less than 30 percent of the victims have been compensated. The dam collapse caused a wave of sludge that swept over a number of municipalities in Minas Gerais and its neighboring state Espírito Santo through the Doce river basin. Furthermore, 19 people died.

Agência Brasil 30 Anos - Área afetada pelo rompimento de barragem no distrito de Bento Rodrigues, zona rural de Mariana, em Minas Gerais
General

Mariana tragedy now 5 years old, people still await reparation

“Not a single group of people affected—field and laundry workers, artisans, fisherpeople, small business owners—was fully compensated. The environment has also not been fully recovered", according to prosecutor and task force coordinator Silmara Goulart.

Rompimento de barragem no distrito de Bento Rodrigues, zona rural de Mariana, em Minas Gerais
Justice

BHP Billiton challenges Mariana collapse dam case in UK

BHP Billiton, the British-Australian mining company being sued in the UK over the tragedy in Mariana, Minas Gerais, is challenging the jurisdiction of the British courts moving ahead with the case. The matter is expected to be discussed at a hearing on June 9, 2020.

General

Four years after tragedy, Mariana town sees economic improvement

In the last few years, the first days of November have brought difficult memories to Mariana, the historical town in Minas Gerais state, Southeast Brazil.

General

Vale authorized to resume operations in Mariana

Brazilian mining giant Vale may resume its activities in the Alegria mine, part of the Mariana complex, in Minas Gerais state. It had been shut down in March 2019. The company reported Friday (Nov.