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For Amazon Indians the Belo Monte Dam Means the Destruction of the House of God

The Belo Monte Dam project along the Xingu River had its preliminary plans drawn ...

Once Again Brazilian Justice Orders Halt to Amazon’s Belo Monte Dam

A Brazilian judge has ordered a halt to construction of a multi-billion-dollar dam project ...

Greens Lose, Tractors Already Roaring in Brazilian Amazon’s Belo Monte

The dry season has arrived in the Amazon and Norte Energia, the consortium that ...

Amazon: Brazil Talks Tough While Acting as a Banana Republic

In early April, Brazil broke off relations with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights ...

Brazil Incensed with Criticism to the Construction of Belo Monte Dam

Earlier this month the Human Rights Commission at the Organization of American States (OAS) ...

Brazil’s Higher Court Gives Green Light to Amazon’s Hydroelectric Plant

A higher court in Brazil lifted an order that suspended construction of the massive ...

Despite International Outcry Lula Gives Green Light to Belo Monte Hydroelectric Plant

The president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva signed Thursday the contracts for ...

Brazil’s Big Contractors Looking for a Bigger Slice of Belo Monte’s Action

A sweetheart deal? Maybe. After all, the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) will ante up ...

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