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Brazil: One Year Since the Tragedy in Mariana

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Source: Brasil De Fato / The Dawn News / November 1, 2016 One year since the tragedy provoked by the rupture of a tailing dam administered by the company Samarco, the affected people started last Monday (November 31) a march called “A year of mud and Struggle”, in the city […]

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Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Reality of Mining in Brazil
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Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Reality of Mining in Brazil

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By: Marcio Zona / Source: Brasil De Fato / The Dawn News / July 4, 2016.   Mining is the activity that causes the greatest amount of death among workers in Brazil, as reported by the Ministry of Labour (MTE). In addition to mutilation, death and serious illness directly caused […]

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Environmental Crime in Mina Gerais State
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Environmental Crime in Mina Gerais State

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By: Maxime Motard / Source: Rebelión / The Dawn / February 12, 2016. The ecological catastrophe produced in the State of Minas Gerais was evoked during the celebration of the 15 years of the World Social Forum at Porto Alegre. Giving that the case is one of the worst ecological […]

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