Tensions flare after fire destroys Brazil museum in ‘tragedy foretold’

By Gabriel Stargardter RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 4 : Anger smoldered in Brazil on Monday after a fire destroyed the National Museum, a cherished historical repository that lacked a sprinkler system and which had suffered years of financial neglect, making its destruction a “tragedy foretold.” Outside the entrance to the elegant park housing the 200-year-old […]

Tensions flare after fire destroys Brazil museum in ‘tragedy foretold’

By Gabriel Stargardter RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 3 : Anger smoldered in Brazil on Monday after a fire destroyed the National Museum, a cherished historical repository that lacked a sprinkler system and was reeling from years of financial neglect, making its destruction a “tragedy foretold.” Outside the entrance to the elegant park that houses the […]