International activists intervened at shareholder meeting requesting that the company withdraw from its role in Brazil’s Belo Monte mega-dam.
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.
January 28, 2014
Lawyer María José Veramendi Villa collected stories of people who have been negatively impacted by the construction of the Belo Monte Dam, which completed would displace 20 thousand people.