Brazil pays homage to victims of dam collapse; toll hits 115

America 02/01/19, 19:15

A week after the collapse of a mining dam in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, dozens paid homage Friday to the 115 people killed and 248 still missing, while newly released video footage showed the moment that a powerful wave of waste began sweeping over everything in its path. A ...

Update: Brazil dam break toll rises to 60; 292 missing

America 01/28/19, 11:11

The Latest on the mining waste dam collapse in Brazil (all times local): 2 p.m. Firefighters say the death toll from a Brazilian mine dam collapse has risen to 60, with 292 people still missing. In an ominous sign, nobody was recovered alive Sunday. The slow pace of search efforts is due to the ...

Firefighters search mud after Brazil dam collapse; 58 dead

America 01/28/19, 00:05

Firefighters are carefully moving over treacherous mud, sometimes walking, sometimes crawling, in search of survivors or bodies left by a dam collapse that buried mine buildings and surrounding neighborhoods with iron ore waste.The confirmed death toll rose to 58, with up to 300 people still missing, authorities said. In an ...

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