Ex-Vale CEO facing dam disaster homicide charge

THE Public Prosecutor’s Office of Minas Gerais (MPMG) in Brazil has charged 16 people for double qualified homicides and several environmental crimes relating to the Brumadinho dam disaster, it says in a translated statement.

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Prosecutors announce the charges.

Vale and its consultant Tüv Süd, the German company responsible for the report that attested to the dam's safety, have also been indicted.