Works are suspended by order of Regional Federal Court.
According to report, only 4 of the 23 environmental requirements imposed by the agency were attended. Of these, none was infrastructure.
Minister of Justice extends the dwell time of Force, which is there since March curbing protests against the construction of the 2nd largest plant in the country.
Indians occupied one of the three construction sites of the Belo Monte Hydroelectric Plant. It is the second indigenous action, just this month, which aims to compel to paralyze the work.
Boom energy-hungry in Brazil drives the country to explore a vast hydroelectric potential of the Amazon.
Indigenous ask the presence of the minister to negotiate their rights in the process of consulting traditional people concerning hydroelectric projects
Hundreds of indigenous of six ethnic groups occupied 5 days ago Belo Monte
Having spent heavily to make the world’s third-biggest hydroelectric project greener, Brazil risks getting a poor return on its $14 billion investment.
At 50 km from the Belo Monte hydroelectric Belo Sun the Canadian mining company also wants Xingu water for use in gold mining.
An association launched a fundraising campaign to help indigenous communities affected by the construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric.