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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 01 February 2019

BRAZIL: Country demands answers after dam collapse tragedy

Footage from rescue operations after a tailings dam collapsed on 25 January near Brumadinho, Minas Gerais state, shows a helicopter hovering above a sea of mud as firefighters attempt to pull victims out of the sludge. The true extent of the human and environmental losses remains unknown almost a week later, as the search for missing people continues and authorities have launched an investigation into the causes of the accident.

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