Hopes fade in hunt for Brazil mudslide survivors

A mountainside is bare after a mudslide in Morro da Carioca, an area in the city of Angra dos Reis, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010. A rain-soaked hillside collapsed on homes after New Year celebrations early Friday in Angra dos Reis killing at least 12 people. A separate mudslide on the nearby island of Ilha Grande killed at least 22. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

January 2, 2010 6:11:30 PM PST
Firefighters using heavy machinery, shovels and bare hands dug for survivors Saturday but only found corpses under a mountain of red earth and crushed lodgings - the worst of a spate of mudslides and floods that killed at least 64 people in southeastern Brazil.