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  • Dawn on the Xingu River in Pará, to be barred for the works of the hydroelectric...About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion (R$ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (R$ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds.
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  • Sunset on the River Xingu in Pará, to be barred for the works of the hydroelectric..About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion (R$ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (R$ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Boys cool off in the waters of the Xingu River in the town of Altamira in Para State. The region will flooded after the final dam on the river for the construction of the Belo Monte hidroelectric..About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion (R$ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (R$ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds.
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  • Indigenous  Munduruku during event organized by the communities that will be affected with the construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric held in the town of Santo Antonio. Belo Monte is one of about 60 hydroelectric projects that the Brazilian government has planned for the  Amazon in order to generate electricity for the your economy expanding, ie basically for industries. In other side, environmentalists and indigenous groups oppose the dam. According to them, the Brazilian Amazon, which houses 60% of the largest forest in the world, is threatened by the rapid development of the country..Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, works of Belo Monte consumed so far R$ 5 billion, which represents only 20% of its budget, which is expected to reach R$ 26 billion until the beginning of plant operation in 2015 and already causes serious social and environmental impacts in the city of Altamira besides the increasing migratory flows in search of employment in the construction
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • People cool off in the waters of the Xingu River in the town of Altamira in Para State. The region will flooded after the final dam on the river for the construction of the Belo Monte hidroelectric...About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion (R$ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (R$ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • People dance during party held in the village of Santo Antonio in the municipality of Vitoria do Xingu. The village extista ha 40 years is in the process of expropriation by those near the construction site of the Belo Monte..About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion (R$ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (R$ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Youth dance during party held in the village of Santo Antonio in the municipality of Vitoria do Xingu. The village extista ha 40 years is in the process of expropriation by those near the construction site of the Belo Monte..About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion (R$ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (R$ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Leoncio Arara, leader indigenous Maia in the Land of the Volta Grande do Xingu.The indigenous use the river to move around until the city of Altamira. The area wher the river flow will decrease to allow the construction of the Belo Monte dam and will hinder navigation, one of the reasons indigenous protests..About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion (R$ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (R$ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The r
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  • Land of indigenous Maia in the Volta Grande do Xingu.The indigenous use the river to move around until the city of Altamira. The area wher the river flow will decrease to allow the construction of the Belo Monte dam and will hinder navigation, one of the reasons indigenous protests..About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion (R$ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (R$ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Land of indigenous Maia in the Volta Grande do Xingu.The indigenous use the river to move around until the city of Altamira. The area wher the river flow will decrease to allow the construction of the Belo Monte dam and will hinder navigation, one of the reasons indigenous protests..About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusive
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Land of indigenous Maia in the Volta Grande do Xingu.The indigenous use the river to move around until the city of Altamira. The area wher the river flow will decrease to allow the construction of the Belo Monte dam and will hinder navigation, one of the reasons indigenous protests...About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusiv
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds.
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  • area of native forest near the works of construction of the hydroelectric Belo Monte, in the town of Altamira, in state of Pará .About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Constrution site of the Belo Monte Hidroeletric, 50km from the city os Altamira..About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Constrution site of the Belo Monte Hidroeletric, 50km from the city os Altamira..About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Constrution site of the Belo Monte Hidroeletric, 50km from the city os Altamira...About Belo Monte.The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that would reduce the impacts of work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Constrution site of the Belo Monte Hidroeletric, 50km from the city os Altamira..The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that amenizariam the impacts of the work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds...According to the BNDES, this is the largest funding approved in the country, and with each release of funds, the Norte Energia must demonstrate environmental compliance project.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Constrution site of the Belo Monte Hidroeletric, 50km from the city os Altamira..The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that amenizariam the impacts of the work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds...According to the BNDES, this is the largest funding approved in the country, and with each release of funds, the Norte Energia must demonstrate environmental compliance project.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Constrution site of the Belo Monte Hidroeletric, 50km from the city os Altamira..The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that amenizariam the impacts of the work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds...According to the BNDES, this is the largest funding approved in the country, and with each release of funds, the Norte Energia must demonstrate environmental compliance project.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Constrution site of the Belo Monte Hidroeletric, 50km from the city os Altamira..The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that amenizariam the impacts of the work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds...According to the BNDES, this is the largest funding approved in the country, and with each release of funds, the Norte Energia must demonstrate environmental compliance project.
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  • Constrution site of the Belo Monte Hidroeletric, 50km from the city os Altamira..The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that amenizariam the impacts of the work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds...According to the BNDES, this is the largest funding approved in the country, and with each release of funds, the Norte Energia must demonstrate environmental compliance project.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Constrution site of the Belo Monte Hidroeletric, 50km from the city os Altamira..The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that amenizariam the impacts of the work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds...According to the BNDES, this is the largest funding approved in the country, and with each release of funds, the Norte Energia must demonstrate environmental compliance project.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Constrution site of the Belo Monte Hidroeletric, 50km from the city os Altamira..The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that amenizariam the impacts of the work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds...According to the BNDES, this is the largest funding approved in the country, and with each release of funds, the Norte Energia must demonstrate environmental compliance project.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Constrution site of the Belo Monte Hidroeletric, 50km from the city os Altamira..The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that amenizariam the impacts of the work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds...According to the BNDES, this is the largest funding approved in the country, and with each release of funds, the Norte Energia must demonstrate environmental compliance project.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Constrution site of the Belo Monte Hidroeletric, 50km from the city os Altamira..The works of Belo Monte already suffered five stoppages in 2012. The first in April when employees went on strike claiming decreased range of visiting family and wage increases. Another in June with the indigenous occupation of the construction site for 21 days, demanding the fulfillment of the conditions that amenizariam the impacts of the work in their villages. The third happened in August, by decision of justice, with the Ministerio Publico Federal complaints. The fourth, in September, with a new occupation of fishermen and indigenous for just over a month. The last strike took place in November, after a meeting of the workers who refused the proposal made by the union in accordance with the consortium, which resulted in three days of fire and destruction on two main plots, and Belo Monte Pimental. The company suspended work and released the workmen claiming lack of security...Belo Monte is one of about 60 projects of dams that the Brazilian government has planned for the Amazon in order to generate electricity for its booming economy, basically for industries. Moreover, indigenous groups and environmentalists oppose dam. According to them, the Amazon is threatened by the rapid development of the country. Considered the most important work of the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) of the federal government, Belo Monte consumed so far about $ 2 billion ($ 5 billion), representing only 20% of its budget. Recently, the National Development Bank (BNDES) has released $ 10.5 billion (U.S. $ 22.5 billion) for the consortium that manages the construction of Belo Monte, 7 billion will be transferred by the Federal Savings and 2 billion by BTG Pactual. The rest will come exclusively from the BNDES, with public funds...According to the BNDES, this is the largest funding approved in the country, and with each release of funds, the Norte Energia must demonstrate environmental compliance project.
    XinguVivo-0...jpg


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