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Columbus` ship `may finally have been found`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 00:11

Shipwreck off the coast of Haiti may be the remains of the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus` flagship from his first voyage to the Americas, according to reports on Tuesday.

Brazil disco fire toll climbs to 241

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 12:06

The death of a 23-year-old woman raised to 241 the toll in a January 27 fire at a discotheque in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria.

Brazil fire toll rises to 238

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 11:47

The number of fatalities from the discotheque fire in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria rose to 238 with the death in hospital of a 20-year-old man, authorities said.

Brazil fire toll reaches 235

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 10:16

The toll from last weekend`s fire at a discotheque in this southern Brazilian city rose to 235 and 143 people remain hospitalized, authorities said on Wednesday.

Brazil nightclub owner blames country for fire

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 08:52

Brazil Health Minister Alexandre Padilha has urged the fire`s survivors to remain alert for any symptoms of so-called "chemical pneumonia".

Three arrested in connection with Brazil nightclub fire

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 19:51

Three people were arrested in connection to the deadly nightclub fire in Southern Brazil’s Santa Maria, killing at least 233 according to a report.

Three-day mourning for Brazil nightclub fire victims

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 09:25

A fire sparked by a music band’s fireworks show swept through a nightclub thronged with University students in Southern Brazil’s Santa Maria, killing at least 233, with most of them dying after inhaling toxic smoke.