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  • Six die in Brazil prison fire

    Six die in Brazil prison fire

    Six inmates of a Brazilian jail were killed in a fire set during a riot, authorities said on Wednesday

  • Sugar soars on Brazil warehouse fire, shares rise

    Sugar soars on Brazil warehouse fire, shares rise

    Shares of sugar producers rose today as the international price of the commodity surged after a fire severely damaged warehouses belonging to Brazil's largest sugar and ethanol cooperative in the port of Santos.

  • Brazil fire destroys one of world's biggest sugar terminals

    Brazil fire destroys one of world's biggest sugar terminals

    A fire ravaged Copersucar's sugar terminal in Brazil on Friday, paralyzing operations of the world's biggest sugar trader and putting 10 million tonnes of export capacity offline for six months or more.

  • Brazil nightclub owners, band detained 30 more days after fire

    Brazil nightclub owners, band detained 30 more days after fire

    A judge in southern Brazil ordered 30 more days of detention on Friday for the owners of a nightclub and band members involved in a fire that killed 236 in the college town of Santa Maria last weekend.

  • Brazil night club owner attempts suicide

    Brazil night club owner attempts suicide

    An owner of the Brazilian night club where 235 people perished in a weekend fire tried to commit suicide, police said on Wednesday, as the number of survivors seeking medical treatment after the disaster continued to rise.

  • Crackdown on nightclubs in Brazil after Santa Maria fire tragedy

    Crackdown on nightclubs in Brazil after Santa Maria fire tragedy

    Cities across Brazil are cracking down on nightclubs to ensure that they comply with fire regulations after a weekend blaze destroyed a club in the southern university town of Santa Maria, killing 235 people.

  • Towering inferno: Brazil nightclub fire douses FIFA ball

    Towering inferno: Brazil nightclub fire douses FIFA ball

    International soccer body dismisses links between the tragedy in Santa Maria and concerns about the World Cup.

  • Brazil detains band, club owners after deadly nightclub fire

    Brazil detains band, club owners after deadly nightclub fire

    Brazilian police investigating a nightclub fire that killed 231 people detained on Monday the owners of the club and two band members whose pyrotechnics show authorities say triggered the blaze.

  • Grief turns to anger after Brazil club fire; band in custody

    Grief turns to anger after Brazil club fire; band in custody

    Relatives of the 231 people who died in a Brazilian nightclub fire demanded answers on Monday as to how it could have killed so many people, while police questioned the club's owner and members of the band whose pyrotechnics show allegedly caused the...

  • Brazil nightclub fire killed 232 people as deadly smoke blocked exit

    Brazil nightclub fire killed 232 people as deadly smoke blocked exit

    A fast-moving fire roared through a crowded, windowless nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, filling the air in seconds with flames and a thick, toxic smoke that killed more than 230 panicked partygoers, many of whom were caught in a stampede t...

  • Fire in a nightclub in southern Brazil, 232 people dead

    Fire in a nightclub in southern Brazil, 232 people dead

    A fire swept through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, killing at least 245 people and leaving at least 200 injured, police and firefighters said.

  • South Africa fire Mosimane after World Cup setback

    South Africa fire Mosimane after World Cup setback

    South Africa fired coach Pitso Mosimane on Tuesday after hopes of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil suffered a severe setback last weekend when held 1-1 at home by Ethiopia.

  • Copa favourites Brazil fail to fire again

    Copa favourites Brazil fail to fire again

    Brazil failed once again to live up their favourites label at the Copa America on Saturday, securing a 2-2 draw with Paraguay after they stood 90 seconds from defeat.

  • Gunman opens fire in Brazilian school, 13 dead

    Gunman opens fire in Brazilian school, 13 dead

    Brazilian authorities say that a gunman opened fire in an elementary school in Rio de Janeiro and at least 13 people are dead. The gunman is among them, though it is not clear if he shot himself or was killed by police.Fire department spokesman Evandro Bezerra tells the Globo television network that...

  • Roaring fire hits Sao Paulo, 300 houses gutted

    A fire has raged through a Brazilian slum, destroying more than 300 homes.Residents of the Real Parque neighborhood in Sao Paulo were frantically using buckets of water in an attempt to douse the flames that burned through their houses -- many little more than shacks. Firefighters arrived around noo...

  • Rare fire tornado sparked by Brazil brush fires

    Rare fire tornado sparked by Brazil brush fires

    Brush fires and strong dry winds caused a fire tornado in the Brazilian municipality of Aracatuba on Tuesday.A whirlwind of flame, spiralling several metres high, danced across burning fields, bringing traffic to a halt on a nearby highway, before it dissolved, as rapidly as it appeared.The mini-fir...

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