Saturday, 14 December 2019

Tag Archives: Rio

Rio’s 200-year old National Museum hit by massive fire

  RIO DE JANEIRO: A massive fire raced through Brazil`s 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, probably destroying its collection of more than 20 million items, ranging from archeological finds to historical memorabilia. The destruction of the building, once a palace for emperors that had fallen into disrepair, was ...

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US Regulators hit Rio with £28m fine and fraud charge

LONDON: US regulators have charged Rio Tinto and two of the mining giant’s former executives with fraud, alleging they tried to cover up a failed investment in Mozambique six years ago. The company vigorously denies the allegations by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against itself and its former chief ...

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