Oil contaminating Brazil's beaches 'very likely from Venezuela', minister says

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Government says foreign ship appears to have caused the spill, in accusation likely to further strain Brazilian-Venezuelan relations

Thick crude oil that has stained hundreds of miles of pristine Brazilian beach in recent weeks probably originated in Venezuela, the Brazilian government has said, in an accusation likely to further strain relations between the two countries.

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