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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A federal judge in Brazil has ordered the freeze on the assets of Anglo-American mining company, BHP Billiton, and Brazil’s mining giant, Vale, to guarantee that the damage, estimated at...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – State prosecutors in Minas Gerais, Brazil, announced on Thursday they were filing a civil lawsuit against mining company Samarco as well as its controllers, Brazilian mining giant Vale and Anglo-American...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s federal government, along with the state governments of Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo, announced they will sue mining company Samarco and its controllers, Brazil’s Vale and Anglo-Australian BHP Billinton...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The mud mixed with contaminated water that spilled from the dams near Mariana, Minas Gerais on November 5th, has reached the Brazilian coastline, affecting the waters of Espirito Santo state....
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This week, how not to write about the sea of mud? Not the figurative political mud that has taken over Brazilian communications for the past year, but the truly murderous mud...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil announced on Tuesday a plan for the recovery of the Rio Doce Basin, affected by the massive wave of toxic mud created when two dams...
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...

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