Santa Maria

Columbus` ship `may finally have been found`

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.

May 14, 2014, 00:11 AM IST

Brazil disco fire toll climbs to 241

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.

Mar 08, 2013, 12:06 PM IST

Brazil fire toll reaches 235

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.

Jan 31, 2013, 10:16 AM IST

Brazil nightclub owner blames country for fire

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

Jan 31, 2013, 08:52 AM IST

Three arrested in connection with Brazil nightclub fire

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.

Jan 28, 2013, 19:51 PM IST

Three-day mourning for Brazil nightclub fire victims

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.

Jan 28, 2013, 09:25 AM IST

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