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FOCUS-Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe -source

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RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Sept 17 Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented what it had done to shut down its riskiest dams, a review of the company's statements shows.

FOCUS-Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe -source

17 Sep 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Sept 17 Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented what it had done to shut down its riskiest dams, a review of the company's statements shows.

FOCUS-Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe -source

17 Sep 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Sept 17 Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented what it had done to shut down its riskiest dams, a review of the company's statements shows.

China clears 25 Brazil meat plants for export, lifting shares

10 Sep 2019

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO China granted export licenses to 25 Brazilian meatpacking plants, Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said on Monday, allowing the country's fast-growing protein industry to feed more people in the Asian nation where disease has hurt local supply.

UPDATE 3-China clears 25 Brazil meat plants for export, lifting shares

10 Sep 2019

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Sept 9 China granted export licenses to 25 Brazilian meatpacking plants, Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said on Monday, allowing the country's fast-growing protein industry to feed more people in the Asian nation where disease has hurt local supply.

Brazil deforestation rises in August, adding to Amazon fire worries

07 Sep 2019

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary government data released on Friday, adding to concerns over fires already ravaging the region.

Brazil to hire short-term environmental enforcers following Amazon fires

07 Sep 2019

BRASILIA Brazil doesn't have the funding to hire more permanent environmental enforcement agents in the wake of surging Amazon fires but will contract local environmental police on a short-term basis, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told Reuters on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Brazil increases quota for tariff-free ethanol imports, but for only one year

02 Sep 2019

SAO PAULO, Sept 2 Brazil has renewed and increased the size of its tariff-free quota for ethanol imports, but the new allotment will last only one year instead of the two years allocated to the former quota that expired on Saturday, according to the country's official gazette.

Disapproval of Bolsonaro presidency jumps amid Amazon crisis: poll

02 Sep 2019

BRASILIA Brazilians saying that President Jair Bolsonaro is doing a "bad or terrible" job rose to 38% from 33% previously, as the government's handling of surging fires in the Amazon rainforest divides the country.

Disapproval of Bolsonaro presidency jumps after Amazon crisis: poll

02 Sep 2019

BRASILIA Brazilians saying that President Jair Bolsonaro is doing a "bad or terrible" job rose to 38% from 33% previously, following global outcry over the government's handling of record fires in the Amazon rainforest.

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