They are two Sustainable Development Reserves and two Wildlife Refuges. Two of them are in the area of influence of the hydroelectric Belo Monte.
July 11, 2016
Agent was shot in the neck after team suffer ambush. Operation combated illegal logging in the protected area.
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.
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.