Tag: <span>Brazil</span>

Brazil speaker opens impeachment proceedings against president

Posted December 03, 2015 10:31:03 Brazil’s decrease home speaker has triggered impeachment proceedings against president Dilma Rousseff, setting the stage for a political battle that could see the country’s first female leader forced from workplace. “It’s to authorise the begin [of impeachment], not to judge on its merits,” speaker Eduardo Cunha told journalists soon after…


Brazil dam burst to expense Vale $606m, extended clean-up

Posted December 02, 2015 18:24:32 Photo: The disaster was described by the government as Brazil’s worst-ever environmental disaster. (AFP: PHOTO / Douglas MAGNO) November’s deadly Brazil mining disaster could cost Vale SA at least $ 606 million, but it is too early to put a price tag on what is expected to be a long…


Brazil toxic mud ‘devastated forests’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The toxic mud has now reached the Atlantic Ocean, about 500km (310 miles) away from the location exactly where the dam collapsed Toxic mud that swamped many Brazilian towns when a dam collapsed earlier this month has devastated forests more than a big location, stated Atmosphere Minister Izabella Teixeira. Red…


Brazil dam toxic mud reaches sea

Media captionA wave of sludge has travelled down the river A wave of toxic mud travelling down the Rio Doce river in Brazil from a collapsed dam has reached the Atlantic Ocean, amid issues it will trigger severe pollution. The waste has travelled a lot more than 500km (310 miles) because the dam at an…