Brazil to file charges on Tuesday against miner Vale for dam disaster

by Reuters
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 15:24 GMT

SAO PAULO, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Brazilian state prosecutors said they will file charges against miner Vale SA, auditor Tuv Sud, and 16 people later on Tuesday, in relation to a deadly mining dam disaster.

The announcement, made via their official Twitter account, comes almost a year after the incident, which took place in the town of Brumadinho in the state of Minas Gerais. (Reporting by Luciano Costa Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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