Brazil’s Supreme Court authorized on Monday the resumption of works on the Belo Monte dam in the heart of the Amazon, suspended because indigenous were not heard in Congress.
August 23, 2012
The Norte Energia company suspended all activities directly related to the construction, by court’s failure to comply with the constitutional provision requiring the holding of public hearings with affected communities.
August 16, 2012
Again, the construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric plant in the Brazilian Amazon was stopped because, according to the Federal Court of the First Region of the country, did not respect the Constitution and the ILO Convention 169
August 15, 2012
President of the Federal Court overturned the earlier decision that prevented the continuation of the works of construction of the dam.