Tag: Crash

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Seventy-six of 81 passengers died late Monday night after their plane crashed into the Colombian mountains, minutes before landing in the city of Medellin. The plane was chartered by Brazilian...
By Jay Forte, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The real estate market in Brazil saw staggering growth in the last seven years, and coupled with a national booming economy it looked like a positive trend. However most...
By Jack Whibley, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The engineer from the Rio de Janeiro Regional Council for Engineering and Agronomy (CREA-RJ) who is investigating a bus crash that killed six people and hurt 34 others this week,...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A trial has begun in São Paulo over the deaths of 199 people in what was the deadliest plane crash ever on Brazilian soil. On July 17, 2007, TAM flight...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Seven people have been killed and nine others injured after a bus fell ten meters (nearly 33 feet) from the Brigadeiro Trompowski overpass onto Avenida Brasil below in the center...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Passengers on Air France flight AF445 from Rio to Paris have finally reached the French capital after their plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Morocco on...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Santa Teresa’s iconic yellow tram – the “bonde” – will be back on the rails in time for the 2014 World Cup, the state government’s Chief Secretary...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A collision between a bus and two trucks in Bahia in the early hours of Saturday morning left some 36 people dead and eleven wounded – some critically. The...
Oscar Maldonado, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO – The bodies of four more victims of the fallen Air France Flight 447 have been recovered by members of the Brazilian Navy. So far, the body recovery count reaches 28.Search and recovery...

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