Raoni appealed to United Nations and international community to press the Brazilian government to review development projects in the Amazon and preserve the rights of indigenous.
December 28, 2012
Norte Energia consortium, responsible for the construction of the plant, just received the first part of 5.2 billion of Brazilian reais for the controversial work.
November 30, 2012
Brazil’s National Development Bank announced it has approved a $10.8 billion loan to the consortium that is building the Belo Monte dam.
November 9, 2012
Brazilian prosecutors warned today at a meeting in Quito of the environmental and social damage in his opinion carries the current “boom” of hydroelectric projects throughout the Amazon basin, including controversial Belo Monte Dam.