Tag Archives: Brazil

Third Irish Olympic Council chief wanted by police in Brazil over the illegal sale of Rio 2016 tickets 

A third Irishman is wanted in connection with the Rio ticket scandal  Police want to arrest the sports director of the Olympic Council of Ireland   Martin Burke could be extradited to Brazil where he could face charges He would join OCI’s chief Patrick Hickey and THG executive Kevin Mallon By Simon Holmes For Mailonline Published: 09:03 EST, 9 September 2016 | Updated: 10:19 ...

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Fears of Brazil dam mud pollution

Fears Brazil dam mud may cause severe sea pollution 21 November 2015 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright Reuters Image caption Oil barriers were placed at the mouth of the Rio Doce to protect the vegetation from the mud before it arrives. A wave of toxic mud in the Rio Doce river in Brazil from a collapsed ...

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Brazil raises toll of bus accident to 54 dead, 10 injured

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police have renewed a search for more victims in a bus accident in southern Brazil that has killed 49 people. The government of Santa Catarina state says the victims include eight young children, three adolescents, 24 women and 14 men. The bus plunged 1,300 feet down a mountain near the city of Joinville. Ten people ...

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Dozens killed in southern Brazil bus crash

Denise RoyalRIO DE JANEIRO, March 15 (UPI) — A bus crash in southern Brazil leaves at least 51 people dead, including 8 children. Top News – UPI.com

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