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.
Brazilian hydroelectric Belo Monte receives operating license
November 25, 2015
The Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) granted on Tuesday (24) the environmental license for the Belo Monte dam to begin operation in Para State.