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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Two boat accidents in less than a week in the North-Northeastern region of Brazil left more than 39 people dead and dozens missing, according to Brazilian authorities. Officials say they will continue to search for victims in both accidents, one in Para state and another in Bahia.

Rescue workers continue to look for five people who are believed to have been on the boat which sank in the Xingu River in the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?