The vice director of the museum, Luiz Fernando Dias Duarte, told Globo news the museum suffered chronic underfunding.
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Kohlschreiber now meets 2014 runner-up Kei Nishikori , who got past No. 13 Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 6-1. Over in Ashe at night, five-time major champion Maria Sharapova eliminated No. 10 Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-2.
Firefighters were working to put out the large flames at the National Museum in northern Rio de Janeiro.
In a statement posted on its website in June, BNDES agreed to financing of 21.7 million reais ($5.35 million) to "physically restore the historic building" and also to carry out work to "guarantee more security to its collections". No injuries have been reported so far, and authorities do not yet know the reason for the conflagration, which is still being extinguished by firefighters, according to the Estado de Sao Paulo.
The National Museum also held one of the best collections of indigenous literature and artefacts in the world.
Some of the priceless items in the museum's collection included a meteorite found in 1784, a 12,000-year-old skeleton and fossils of dinosaurs. The building served as a palace for the Portuguese Royal Family and later for the Brazilian Imperial Family.
"For many years we fought with different governments to get adequate resources to preserve what is now completely destroyed", he said. "It is 200 years of culture, of education".
Senator Lindbergh Faris of the country's leftist Workers' Party hit out at the institution's lack of funding and blamed it on spending cuts ordered by the government.
Ugandan singer-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine at the High Court in Gulu, northern Uganda, on August 27, 2018. Police said the two needed to undergo diagnosis by government physicians so that authorities can verify their medical problem.
Roger Federer , of Switzerland, returns a shot to Nick Kyrgios , of Australia, during the third round of the U.S. But it was Kyrgios's questionable shot-making that led to Federer subtly twisting the knife afterwards.
The accident was a head-on collision for the Nissan Leaf and listed as a rear-end collision for the Apple autonomous vehicle . Google's test cars have been involved in about 33 accidents, including a serious one earlier this year .
The racetrack, at Del Mar Fairgrounds, is located about 21 miles north of downtown San Diego along the Pacific coast. According to local reports, police were called to the Del Mar Fairgrounds where shots rang out and caused a panic.
Group H also serves a couple of exciting matches where Juventus , Manchester United and Valencia have been tied together. We want to be stronger in Europe and we want to have the opportunity to fight for this.
The two touchdown passes equaled the most for an opening day starting quarterback during the Saban era at Alabama. Alabama continues to dominate in the second half, finishing to a 51-14 victory over the Louisville Cardinals.
The German tactician said he expected the mistake but urged his players to stop putting their goalkeeper in hard situations. Sadio Mane and Robert Firmino gave the Reds a 2-0 half-time lead before Rachid Ghezzal pulled one back in the 63rd minute.
The latest Economic Survey projected that Indian economy would achieve growth rate of 7-7.5 per cent during 2018-19. The sectoral analysis shows that, the manufacturing is the main driver of the growth in Apr-Jun quarter.
At the end of the day, this set is still a QLED model, so it's missing out on the benefits you'd find in OLED TVs . Hence the focus on upscaling and, unsurprisingly in 2018, AI is involved at nearly every step along the way.
The AI Cube is different from any other smart speaker we're aware of by including a full 4G wireless router in the speaker. Assumed to act as both a smart speaker and 4G hotspot, the AI Cube heralds in the next generation of smart home devices.
From behind bars, the two times former leftist president and union leader is hugely popular and leads polls. Lula, Brazil's most popular politician, is serving a 12-year sentence for a corruption conviction.
Ethereum Price and Usage Disappoint Despite ETH Futures Rumors
His claims seem to be corroborated by the historical price action of Bitcoin following the initial CBOE and CME futures release. However, before jumping the gun, the exchange is waiting for clarity from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ( CFTC ).
Donald Trump Cancels Pay Raises For Federal Employees
A federal judge overturned numerous provisions last week, and the administration says it will comply with the order. "Zero. Cardin , a Maryland Democrat representing many federal workers living in the D.C. area, quickly criticized the move.
Scottish Premiership: Celtic 1 Rangers 0
Celtic hit the frame of the goal on four occasions, leading Rodgers to describe his side as dominant despite the tight scoreline. For me it's 100 per cent a foul.
Ozil back for Arsenal after rift talk
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang linked up well with the rest of the front line and grabbed his first goal of the season. The Germany worldwide broke the deadlock in the 11th minute with a powerful header from Granit Xhaka's corner.