The Brazilian government is the main financer of the road that will cut through a national park and an Indian reserve in Bolivia. The construction work has already been granted a license over the opinion of indigenous peoples. Pressures caused the resignation of the Vice-Minister of the Environment.
October 26, 2010
Indigenous people and populations that live off extractivism denounce the impacts caused by paving the roads between the south of Amazonas and Acre. The construction work is ridden with environmental and fiscal irregularities.
August 26, 2010
Brazil’s government has given the formal go-ahead for the building on a tributary of the Amazon of the world’s third biggest hydroelectric dam.
March 16, 2011
Vale purchases an area that allegedly lies within a conservation unit to build its port. The Public Prosecutor’s Office investigates.