After receiving death threats, munduruku expell miners from indigenous lands in the far west of Pará, Brazil.
November 13, 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
March 13, 2014
The world’s third largest hydroelectric dam is currently being built in the Amazon of Brazil. For the government, Belo Monte is a necessity. For roughly 20,000 people living in the Altamira region of Para State, it is the end of life as they knew it.
August 30, 2014
The Ministry of Justice in Brazil extended the stay of the National Public Security Force in the region of Belo Monte, in Pará, for another six months.