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Brazil’s President Rousseff to Visit Dam Accident Site

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Rescuers are still digging through the mud around the Samarco plant in Minas Gerais, Brazil, trying to find the bodies of nineteen people missing a week after two dams burst in the municipality of Bento Rodrigues spilling millions of liters of toxic water into the region. Six bodies have been identified including that of a five-year-old girl and a seven-year-old boy.

On Thursday morning Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is scheduled to fly over the affected area and meet with officials from the states of Minas Gerais . . .

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