July 17, 2014
The federal court rejected the prosecutor’s request to suspend construction, and did the same for a request for compensation to indigenous from Volta Grande do Xingu.
December 18, 2014
Next year the Belo Monte dam will flood vast swathes of Amazon rainforest. Indian tribes living on the river have lost their fight to halt the project – now they await the floods that threaten their entire way of life.
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.