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Zenilda Neves Silva, 27, widow of sugarcane cutter Edilson Jesus Andrade, died at age of 28 in September 2007. Guariba city in the Ribeirao Preto region, the world greatest productive pole of ethanol and sugar. Sao Paulo State, Brazil, May 2008.  In the period 2004-2008 at least 18 cane cutters have died of dehydration, heart.attacks or other ailments linked to exhaustion or working conditions in Sao Paulo State, Brazil.