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Local residents left to clean up beaches after Brazil's worst oil spill

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By: Catherine OSBORN | Pierre LE DUFF | Louise RAULAIS

Brazil is in the midst of the worst oil spill in its history. Since the end of August, oil has covered coasts across the northeast, a poor region that depends on tourism and fishing. Despite the scale of the disaster, authorities have been slow to respond, leaving locals scraping off the oil in a bid to keep the beaches attractive to holidaymakers. Our correspondents report from Porto Sauipe.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett.

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