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Caribbean faces worsening drought

The Star Tribune reports on a drought affecting the Caribbean: The worst drought in five years is creeping across the Caribbean, prompting officials around the region to brace for a bone dry summer. From Puerto Rico to Cuba to the … Continue reading

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Brazil finally gets some rain, but rationing still looms

Reuters reports on developments in Brazil’s drought: Heavy rains during Brazil’s four-and-a-half-day Carnival holiday offered the first relief in months for the country’s drought-stricken and economically crucial southeast, but was unlikely to end fears of water and electricity shortages. A … Continue reading

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Brazil’s water crisis amid drought could lead to rationing

This report by the L.A. Times illustrates how drought is affecting Brazil: A drought in Brazil has led to a water crisis and the country’s largest population center is facing the prospect of rationing. Brazil’s Public Ministry, a federal regulatory … Continue reading

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