Due to access to public information, it is known that Peru’s Evaluation and Environmental Control Agency (OEFA) requested a budget of 166 260 160 nuevos soles but, according to the draft budget approved by the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), they were only allocated 130 260 160 nuevos soles.
September 4, 2014
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.
October 14, 2014
State exercises little control over remote Amazon region blighted by poverty and illiteracy, and organised crime fills the vacuum.
March 17, 2022
Although living 186 miles away from the area along the Tapajós River where illegal mining is concentrated, Santarém's inhabitants are at high risk of mercury poisoning.