The daughter of Francisco Macedo was shot when confused with his father, who coordinated the occupation of an abandoned farm.
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An investigation on how large enterprises are changing the face of the Amazon region and the lives of its inhabitants. The news team of the Public Agency (Agência Pública) for Investigative Journalism went to three regions of the Amazon to understand the new wave of developmentalism. Between the months of July and October 2012, they traveled the mining pole in Maraba (PA), the Tapajós River Basin, and Porto Velho and the dams of the Madeira river.
In Rondon do Pará, many workers were killed, than no man wants to be leader. All leadership is composed of women.
Woman president of rural syndicate lives escorted by two companions and can not live with the grandchildren for not to expose them to risk.
Sister of Maria, murdered with Zé Cláudio, says that the judgment of the accused was worse than murder.
A Pública and Diario de Pará bring the stories of ten women whose lives are threatened by fighting for their rights and for the preservation of the forest.
Widow, she became president of the union and went on to denounce the slave labor on farms in Rondon do Pará.
Threatened with death, three years ago Maria works to ensure the survival of their community in harmony with the preservation of the Amazon rainforest.
Beyond discussions on hydropower, the Tapajós river lives on mining issues – legal or illegal – and the expansion of agribusiness.
This video presents the second report in the series Public Amazonia on the hydroelectric project in the Tapajós River.