Global Week in Review: South African Mediators Make Proposal to End Strike

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  • Efforts to End South Africa Strike Still Underway
  • Priest: 75 dead in C. African Republic Town
  • Record Brazil Heat Pressures Crops
  • New Political Alliance Falls Through in South Africa
  • Two Kenyan Cops Due in Court for Abduction
  • Mali: UN Mission to Reach Full Strength by July
  • Senegal Sentences Two Gay Men to Prison
  • Libya Military Set Date to Vote on Constitution

Record Brazil Heat Pressures Crops

Brazil has experienced their hottest month on record. A severe drought is also causing damage to crops, water shortage and skyrocketing electricity bills. In Brazil’s capital, São Paulo, the average daily temperature in the last week in January was 89.4 degrees Fahrenheit, a degree hotter than last January. (Photo: REUTERS/Nacho Doce)

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