Lorraine Fleury notes that the Xingu Vivo group never agreed to discuss the plant’s construction. A different stance from that of the Movement of People Affected by Dams (MAB), for example, which has a greater historical dialogue with the PT party and with the federal government.
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.
January 22, 2014
In Brazil, the Federal Audit Body uncovered the means used by BNDES (National Bank for Economic and Social Development) to avoid revealing its data.
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.