Dozens of families of Altamira whose homes are undewater after the flooding of the Xingu river occupied a settlement, which was build to house those displaced by the Belo Monte dam.
Series of photos by Taylor Weidman show what life is like for people who live around the construction site of the Belo Monte dam in Brazil.
A group led by China’s State Grip Corp. friday won rights to build power lines to the huge Belo Monte dam in Brazil’s Amazon.
International activists intervened at shareholder meeting requesting that the company withdraw from its role in Brazil’s Belo Monte mega-dam.
Construction of hydroelectric put the survival of at risk turtles. State must create two protected areas to protect spawning.
Lawyer María José Veramendi Villa collected stories of people who have been negatively impacted by the construction of the Belo Monte Dam, which completed would displace 20 thousand people.
In Brazil, the Federal Audit Body uncovered the means used by BNDES (National Bank for Economic and Social Development) to avoid revealing its data.
The largest infrastructure project in Brazil has generated a lot of controversy for its impact on the environment and indigenous peoples.
A series of demonstrations took place in Brasília against Belo Monte and other dams.
Workers ask for salary increase of 11% and other benefits. Union estimates that 27,000 workers are on strike.