Girls cry in front of a makeshift memorial outside the Kiss nightclub where a fire killed over 230 people in Santa Maria, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. The repercussions of a tragic nightclub fire in southern Brazil widened Tuesday as mayors around the country cracked down on such venues in their own cities and investigators searched two other nightspots owned by a partner in the club that caught ablaze. Most of the dead were college students 18 to 21 years old, but they also included some minors. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Santa Maria mourns its dead, calls for justice
By JULIANA BARBASSA
Associated Press / January 29, 2013
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‘‘Pat always took such good care of her sister,’’ said Moreira, shaking her head at the senseless of it all. ‘‘She wanted to be sure she got home safe.
‘‘Justice won’t bring them back,’’ she said. ‘‘But it can prevent other deaths.’’
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