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The platform has long incubated and proliferated fake news, in Brazil in particular. With its modest data requirements, WhatsApp is especially popular among middle and lower income individuals there, many of whom rely on it as their primary news consumption platform. But as the country's health ...
BARCARENA, Brazil (Reuters) - A Brazilian government-backed institute is readying new evidence of contamination near the world's biggest alumina ... Flooding at the Alunorte plant last month sparked fears of a leak of toxic bauxite waste around the facility and government warnings of contamination.

At least 7.7 million Brazilians, or one every minute, have been forced to leave their homes since 2000, a pioneering study has found. Of those, 6.4 million moved after large-scale flooding, droughts and other natural disasters, while 1.2 million were forced out by large-scale construction projects such as ...
Often a flood leaves a big mess in its wake. But when a river overflowed and flooded the park at Recanto Ecologico Rio da Prata in Jardim, Brazil this month, the result was like something out of a beautiful and whimsical dream. Luckily, the cool sight of the flooded park was caught on video. It reminds me of ...
A nature reserve in Jardim, Brazil, transformed into a fantastic underwater wonderland earlier this month when heavy rains caused a nearby river to flood the park. This particular flood was special. Completely clear waters overtook the trail at Rio de Prata Ecological Recanto. The trees, grass and even the ...
The Olho D'Agua river in Bonito, Brazil flooded in early February after a heavy rain, submerging the jungle around it. You'll see in this trippy video that the river's waters are so crystal clear that the path, vegetation and foot bridge are perfectly visible underwater. The footage was captured by a park guide at ...

JARDIM, Brazil (WSVN) — A hiking trail in Brazil became an underwater paradise after heavy rains flooded the area. Portions of the Recanto Ecologico Rio da Prata Reserve became submerged as the water level of a nearby river rose 10 feet due to the flooding. Video from a waterproof camera shows the ...
[h3]job alert 10-fs immediate job openings -- in terre haute and brazil. stick around all day, and temperatures will be steady in the upper 30s. heavy rain is possible at times and flash flooding will become an issue. lows tonight drop to 35 - with widespread rain still possible. there's a slight chance tomorrow; ...
With rain expected throughout this week's forecast, on Monday the National Weather Service Indianapolis issued a flood warning for rivers in central Indiana, including Eel River, Wabash and White River in Clay County. Rain will likely be heavy at times, with embedded thunderstorms expected, with rainfall ...
Officials in Brazil are growing wary of fake news flooding into Facebook timelines and other online outlets, both from domestic and foreign actors, ahead of October's presidential election. They're now trying to crack down on organized attempts to mislead voters, The New York Times reports. Why it matters: Americans got a ...
Each year, hundreds of thousands of Brazilians driven from their land each year by natural disaster, infrastructure development and violence – the three ... In Brazil, migration scholars tend to focus on voluntary population movement: which prosperous Brazilian states are attracting new residents, and which ...
This Sunday, February 11, at 6 p.m., Jacob and Laura Warner will be ministering in song and in Word. In their last ministerial visit, they both ministered boldly in the Spirit and it changed the spiritual atmosphere that the church has been feeling ever since. The Brazil UPC is located at 1088 E Hwy 40, Brazil, ...
In Brazil's center-west soy belt, farmers are reporting better than expected yields, comparable to last season's record levels, but recent heavy rainfall and flooding in areas have become a concern as well. Famers say they have not been able to enter some fields to harvest them because of wet soil that turns ...
This Monday, winter floods in Paris finally peaked, with the Seine river reaching a level of 5.84 metres - 4 metres more than normal. ... Other countries also created zouave regiments, including the Papal States, Poland, Spain, Brazil and the U.S., where zouave units fought on both sides of the Civil War.
A demonstrator dressed as Batman holds a sign that reads in Portuguese "Lula in Prison" during a protest against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Brazil's political future could be decided this week when a court decides ...
Rome, Italy-based Enel opened the 102-MW Apiacas hydroelectric complex in Brazil, on the Apiacas River, in November 2016 through its Brazilian renewables subsidiary, Enel Green Power Brazil. .... The partially constructed free spillway of Da Fazenda could safely pass a dry period 10-year design flood.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- Security was tightened in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on Tuesday, a day ahead of the appeal trial of Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Additional law enforcement forces have been flooding into the city over the past few days, while road blocks ...

SAO PAULO (AP) — Authorities say that nearly 70 people have died from yellow fever in three southeastern Brazilian states in the current outbreak. Cases of yellow fever have been rising in Brazil during the Southern Hemisphere summer rainy season. Minas Gerais state said Tuesday that 47 people have ...
Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho officially announced his retirement from the game, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional. The 37-year-old, who won the World Cup with Brazil in 2002, last played in 2015 during a brief stint with Fluminense. His brother and agent Roberto ...
Carlos Koester, 52, was in New York for a week with his wife and two teens and just wanted to get home to Brazil. "We love New York, but now we are stuck here. It's frustrating. The storm caught us and now we have been stranded here for 13 hours," Koester told the Daily News on Sunday. CBS2 New York ...
Brazil's president, Michel Temer, went on February 12th to Boa Vista, an Amazonian town of 330,000 people that is hosting 40,000 Venezuelans. Fewer have entered Brazil than Colombia in part because the border region is a jungle. Brazil plans to double the number of border guards and help ...
Military police entered the prison in northeastern Brazil where a temporary wall separating two rival gangs was being built, after a week of chaos and fighting between rival gangs that left ... Wildfires caused historic devastation in Chile and flash flooding surprised residents in Peru's desert capital, Lima.
Michel Rein, Brussels is presenting “The Flood” by Brazilian artist Maria Thereza Alves featuring watercolor paintings, text, objects and a photograph. A flood devastated a small town in Brazil and Alves traces the man-made actions throughout colonial history until the present which caused this destruction.
Houses near the lagoon are built on stilts to protect against seasonal rains, but now, because of the dam, they are prone to flooding throughout the year, he says. ... Moraes, 52, lives in the Brazilian city of Altamira, in the shadow of the Belo Monte dam, the world's fourth largest hydroelectric power plant.
8 (Xinhua) -- At least four people have died in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais and another four are missing due to strong rains that lashed the region in recent days, ... The other victims are an 80-year-old woman, a 13-year-old girl and a six-year-old boy, who died in floods across the state.
Greek officials said that rescue crews were searching for six people reported missing in the area after major flash flooding that left at least 14 people dead. ... A woman demonstrates against Brazil's congressional move to criminalise all cases of abortion, including cases of rape and where the mother's life is ...
The Itaipu hydroelectric dam located between Brazil and Paraguay. Photo by: ... The state's capital was in the potential flood's crosshairs. Then ...
Explaining the inspiration behind the album, O'Brien said: “It started when we were living in Brazil. It's not overtly Brazilian but there are definite ...
... is a highly invasive aquatic plant that poses a significant risk to flooding ... City staff were first notified that there was Brazilian elodea in a ...
Brazil pledged in Paris to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 37 percent by ... Climate Change (UNIPCC) guidelines and based on Brazilian Inventories of ... Temer's recent flood of pro-agribusiness decrees begin to be felt.
It lies mostly on a huge floodplain at the foot of Brazil's southwestern ... for water and energy, which would put the seasonal flood "pulse" at risk.
But rain is no longer a prerequisite for flooding in the 2400 block of East ... On king tide evenings, Chima, the elegant Brazilian steakhouse at ...
Droughts and floods are also major contributors. ... cites notable achievements on this score in countries including Brazil, Ethiopia and Vietnam.
1 Julie Sinnamon, CEO, Enterprise Ireland, Andrew Flood, CEO, Prodigy ... 'ideas economy' and become the innovators of tomorrow," Andrew Flood, ... Sujata Rao Brazil has provided investors with some of the best returns in ...
The Brazil UPC is located at 1088 E Hwy 40, Brazil, on the east side of .... are learning about how sin continued to spread, even after the flood, ...
Storm Brian is set to cause travel chaos around the country with a number of rail and ferry routes cancelled and flooding reported on roads ...
Schools closed by rain, flood ... El Dorado East, Barataria North, Barataria South, SAGHS, Brazil Secondary and St Augustine Secondary.
Kenya: Sugar Flooding Fears as Kenya Opens Imports ... The increased imports, mainly from Brazil, have helped pull down prices to between ...
Neighbors said the flooding wasn't as bad as Thursday, when wet weather and king tides together made for some of the worst coastal flooding ...
Flooding in Brazil's northeastern states of Pernambuco and Alagoas has left tens of thousands of people homeless and at least seven people ...
Scientists warn these Paris commitments are at risk due to a flood of ... No doubt, there will be horrific damage if the Brazilian government ...
There Will Soon Be Floods Of Climate Refugees: Will They Get Asylum? ... least with the policies that have existed to date in places like Brazil.
Parish life still thrives at flood-damaged Houston church ... Darwin Soares Jr., a Brazilian who currently lives in Orlando, Florida, and has been ...
Structural improvements to a crucial flood control channel in Huntington Beach will be ... The Orange County Flood Control District is proposing enhancements to the structural integrity of the ... benjamin.brazil@latimes.com.
Out on the links, Ilam Goldman, a middle-aged Brazilian wearing a red ... “but we don't have any hurricanes in Brazil, so now I get to see how ...
Note that impacts (particularly heavy rain, high surf, coastal flooding) with any tropical cyclone may spread beyond its forecast path.
... Christian Church, 1995 W. County Road 800 N, Brazil, to respond with both prayer and supplies to the disaster that flooded the Houston area ...
“The water was rushing so fast,” flooding into the church. ... Darwin Soares Jr., a Brazilian who currently lives in Orlando, Florida, and has been ... Darwin Soares Jr., originally from Brazil and now lives in Orlando, Fla., clears ...
Southern portions of the state of Tamaulipas and eastern portions of Veracruz will be hit hard by Katia's downpours and significant flooding.
Flood-damaged documents, books may be salvageable with ... icons in Romania, cultural artifacts in Brazil and religious sculptures in France.


 

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