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Wolfowitz Visits Brazil - Day 6: Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo

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SAO MARTINHO SUGAR AND ETHANOL MILL [MED-RES]
Workers on the sugar cane plantation harvesting the next year's crop. São Martinho in Ribeirão Preto.

São Martinho, the largest mill in the world, was visited today by World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz. Brazil is the largest producer in the world of ethanol, a source of renewable energy. Brazil took the lead on this some 30 years ago, at a time when the world was looking for innovative sources of energy.

São Martinho | Press Conference | Guarulhos
Photo: World Bank/Célio Messia

SÃO MARTINHO [MED-RES]
Workers on the sugar cane plantation harvesting the next year's crop. São Martinho in Ribeirão Preto.

Photo: © World Bank / Célio Messia
SÃO MARTINHO [MED-RES]
Employees load trucks with leavening, that will be used as animal rations, which are derivative of the sugar cane extractions. São Martinho in Ribeirão Preto.

Photo: © World Bank / Célio Messia
SÃO MARTINHO [MED-RES]
Maintenance workers on the São Martinho sugar cane and ethanol mill.

Photo: © World Bank / Célio Messia
SÃO MARTINHO [MED-RES]
(l. to r.) Eduardo Carvalho, President of UNICA, Union of Sugar Cane Agro-Industry; Homero de Arruda, President of Copersucar, Brazil's sugar cooperative.

Photo: © World Bank / Célio Messia

CLOSING PRESS CONFERENCE [MED-RES]
World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz(center) at closing press conference; Angela Furtado(l)Senior External Affairs Officer, World Bank Group; John Briscoe(r), Brazil Country Director, World Bank Group

Photo: © World Bank
CLOSING PRESS CONFERENCE [MED-RES]
World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz at closing press conference

Photo: © World Bank

GUARULHOS, SÃO PAULO [HI-RES]
The Street Plinio F. Goncalves 144 in the slum quarter of Cumbica in the municipial of Guarulhos-São Paulo.

Photo: © World Bank / Alex Silva
GUARULHOS, SÃO PAULO [HI-RES]
Health Clinic Staff at Family Health Project at Cumbica, Guarulhos.

Photo: © World Bank
BulletHomeLAC Brazil Family Health Extension Project (FHEP)
BulletHomeLAC AIDS and STD Control Project (03)
GUARULHOS, SÃO PAULO [HI-RES]
While stricken by disease and poverty, Elias Moreira da Silva(2nd. r.) still displays quintessential Brazilian openness and optimism as he talks with World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz. Elias and his wife are both HIV positive. He has been hospitalized several times with various diseases. Their 10-month old baby(bottom l.) is HIV free. The family receives treatment, counseling and follow-up care through the Bank-supported HIV/AIDS and Family Health Programs.

Photo: © World Bank / Alex Silva
BulletHomeLAC Brazil Family Health Extension Project (FHEP)
BulletHomeLAC AIDS and STD Control Project (03)
GUARULHOS, SÃO PAULO [HI-RES]
Ten-month old Luiz Felipe, son of Elias and Cristina Moreira da Silva is HIV-free.

Photo: © World Bank / Alex Silva
BulletHomeLAC Brazil Family Health Extension Project (FHEP)
BulletHomeLAC AIDS and STD Control Project (03)
GUARULHOS, SÃO PAULO [HI-RES]
World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz and Elias Moreira da Silva. Elias is HIV positive. He has been hospitalized several times with various diseases. The family receives treatment, counseling and follow-up care through the Bank-supported HIV/AIDS and Family Health Programs.

Photo: © World Bank / Alex Silva
BulletHomeLAC Brazil Family Health Extension Project (FHEP)
BulletHomeLAC AIDS and STD Control Project (03)

GUARULHOS, SÃO PAULO [HI-RES]
World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz and the children of the slum quarter of Cumbica in the municipial of Guarulhos-São Paulo.

Photo: © World Bank / Alex Silva
BulletHomeLAC Brazil Family Health Extension Project (FHEP)
BulletHomeLAC AIDS and STD Control Project (03)



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