One hundred fishermen affected by the construction of the hydroelectric Belo Monte in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon blocked a stretch of the Trans-Amazon highway on Tuesday.
The Battle of Belo Monte
The largest infrastructure project in Brazil has generated a lot of controversy for its impact on the environment and indigenous peoples.
Amazonian Dams Protested on International Human Rights Day
A series of demonstrations took place in Brasília against Belo Monte and other dams.