The Canadian company Belo Sun, which has no relationship with the Belo Monte Hydroelectric Plant, wants to turn the place in the largest gold exploration project in Brazil.
Small miners and Canadian mining company dispute Belo Monte gold
Government endorses indigenous land to license Belo Monte dam
April 28, 2015
Formalize the Arara da Volta Grande do Xingu indigenous land is, since 2011, one of the conditions for the hydroelectric plant can operate.
Belo Monte will remove 2,000 families in two months in Altamira
February 26, 2015
To circumvent delays and obey the new Belo Monte plant’s construction schedule, Norte Energia dealership will remove in the next two months more than 2,000 families of the areas that will be flooded.
The Guardian: Belo Monte, Brazil - tribes living in the shadow of a megadam
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.
AS a Canadian, I am deeply ashamed that a Canadian company is going to wreck nature and the lives of a community just to make money. THis is a terrible! idea
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