Daily News March 2, 2016

Samarco reaches $5.1 billion deal with government over dam disaster   Mining company Samarco and its owners, BHP Billiton and Vale, reached a deal with the Brazilian government on Wednesday to pay an estimated $5.1 billion in damages over 15 years for a deadly dam spill in November. Considered Brazil’s worst environmental disaster, the burst tailings dam in the state of Minas Gerais killed 19 people, left hundreds homeless and polluted a major river. Reuters reports.   U.S. airlines vie for Cuba flights   U.S. airlines are looking to serve Cuba primarily from their large hub cities, with Havana being the most popular destination. At least eight carriers submitted applications to the U.S. Department of Transportation Wednesday outlining what routes […]

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