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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.
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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
  • Construction workers in Belo Monte, in protest against the decision of the union in the consortium agreement as builder, promoted a wave of protests by 3 days in construction sites of hydroelectric, damaging equipment and heavy machinery, blocking Transamazonica..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 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
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Construction workers in Belo Monte, in protest against the decision of the union in the consortium agreement as builder, promoted a wave of protests by 3 days in construction sites of hydroelectric, damaging equipment and heavy machinery, blocking Transamazonica..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 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
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Construction workers in Belo Monte, in protest against the decision of the union in the consortium agreement as builder, promoted a wave of protests by 3 days in construction sites of hydroelectric, damaging equipment and heavy machinery, blocking Transamazonica..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 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
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  • House expropriated with board prohibited the entry, in Santo Antonio village, next to the construction site of Belo Monte. The village that existed there 40 years, harboring predominantly fishermen is being expropriated by being in the area of interest of the  hydroelectric..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, wit
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  • Sebastiao Pereira dos Santos, farmer cocoa producer in owned a farm in the Transamazonica km 27, mear the Volta Grande do Xingu, was threatened by offials of the Norte Energia, the company responsable for the construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric, to exit their land..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 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 fro
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  • Children pick up on artesian water to consume in your home, in  Invasion of the Fathers, in the city of Altamira..The neighborhood should be uninhabited because the waters of Altamira igarapes Ambe will flood the whole neighborhood, after the final dam the Xingu River, for the construction of the Belo Monte Dam. To date, the Norte Energia, responsible for works not presented another area for the removal of families who live in the neighborhood..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 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
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  • Dona Maura, 55, and Eugenia, 23 years old, living in the Invasion of the Priests. Eugenia recently moved to the home of Mrs Maura and got a job to care for the children of a couple of engineers who work for the Belo Monte consortium constructor. Dona Maura unemployed and lives this help from some neighbors..The neighborhood should be uninhabited because the waters of Altamira igarapes Ambe will flood the whole neighborhood, after the final dam the Xingu River, for the construction of the Belo Monte Dam. To date, the Norte Energia, responsible for works not presented another area for the removal of families who live in the neighborhood..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 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 Mo
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  • Dona Maura, 55, and Eugenia, 23 years old, living in the Invasion of the Priests. Eugenia recently moved to the home of Mrs Maura and got a job to care for the children of a couple of engineers who work for the Belo Monte consortium constructor. Dona Maura unemployed and lives this help from some neighbors..The neighborhood should be uninhabited because the waters of Altamira igarapes Ambe will flood the whole neighborhood, after the final dam the Xingu River, for the construction of the Belo Monte Dam. To date, the Norte Energia, responsible for works not presented another area for the removal of families who live in the neighborhood..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 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 Mo
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  • Eugenia, 23 years old, living in the Invasion of the Priests. Eugenia recently moved to the home of Mrs Maura and got a job to care for the children of a couple of engineers who work for the Belo Monte consortium constructor. Dona Maura unemployed and lives this help from some neighbors..The neighborhood should be uninhabited because the waters of Altamira igarapes Ambe will flood the whole neighborhood, after the final dam the Xingu River, for the construction of the Belo Monte Dam. To date, the Norte Energia, responsible for works not presented another area for the removal of families who live in the neighborhood..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 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
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Dona Maura, 55, and Eugenia, 23 years old, living in the Invasion of the Priests. Eugenia recently moved to the home of Mrs Maura and got a job to care for the children of a couple of engineers who work for the Belo Monte consortium constructor. Dona Maura unemployed and lives this help from some neighbors..The neighborhood should be uninhabited because the waters of Altamira igarapes Ambe will flood the whole neighborhood, after the final dam the Xingu River, for the construction of the Belo Monte Dam. To date, the Norte Energia, responsible for works not presented another area for the removal of families who live in the neighborhood..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 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 Mo
    XinguVivo-0...jpg
  • Dona Maura, 55, and Eugenia, 23 years old, living in the Invasion of the Priests. Eugenia recently moved to the home of Mrs Maura and got a job to care for the children of a couple of engineers who work for the Belo Monte consortium constructor. Dona Maura unemployed and lives this help from some neighbors..The neighborhood should be uninhabited because the waters of Altamira igarapes Ambe will flood the whole neighborhood, after the final dam the Xingu River, for the construction of the Belo Monte Dam. To date, the Norte Energia, responsible for works not presented another area for the removal of families who live in the neighborhood..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 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 Mo
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  • Cecilio Kayapo. An indigenous fisherman currently living in " Invasion of the Priests?. This neighborhood is located between Igarapes Ambe and Altamira and it will be directly impacted by the final dam on the Xingu river..Fishing is currently prohibited because it is spawning season in the Xingu river region. Fishermen affiliated with the Fisherman's Colonia, receive a monthly allowance during this period. Cecilio isn't affiliated. Today he is alone with Felipe. His prospects have been aggravated by the construction of Belo Monte hydroelectric dam. Several species of fish have already disappeared..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), rep
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  • A young studies in a hammock under your home in the invasion of the priests in the city of Altamira..The neighborhood should be uninhabited because the waters of Altamira igarapes Ambe will flood the whole neighborhood, after the final dam the Xingu River, for the construction of the Belo Monte Dam. To date, the Norte Energia, responsible for works not presented another area for the removal of families who live in the neighborhood..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 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 t
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  • Felipe, 5 years old and your brother Tuquinha, 3years. THey're Cecilio Kayapo's son. A fisherman and indigenous currently living in ?Invasion of the Priests?. This neighborhood is in the middle of Igarapes Ambe and Altamira. It will be directly impacted by the final dam on the Xingu river..Little Felipe chose to live with his father, after his parent's recent separation..Fishing is currently prohibited because it is spawning season in the Xingu river region. Fishermen affiliated with the Fisherman's Colonia, receive a monthly allowance during this period. Cecilio isn't affiliated. Today he is alone with Felipe. His prospects have been aggravated by the construction of Belo Monte hydroelectric dam. Several species of fish have already disappeared...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 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 count
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  • Fisherman prepares his boat the banks of the Xingu river near the village fo Santo Antonio in the municipality of Vitoria do Xingu, to show part of the river barred from the construction of the Belo Monte dam, where there are several species of dead fish, especially fish ornamental already disappeared from the region..The fishing village that existed there 40 years in this area next to the construction site of the Belo Monte willbe flooded after the end of the works. The families were expropriated and some fight justice to reclaim the values of the indemnities, considered low..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
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  • 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 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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  • 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 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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  • 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 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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  • Men working in the extraction of gold mining in Ilha da Ressaca, in the Volta Grande do Xingu. They have a cooperative with workers of all mines in the region..The Volta Grande is in the spotlight not only by the direct impacts that will suffer the indigenous villages that are in the area. The region of the Volta Grande  will have 80% of the reduced flow, is already the target company Belo Sun Mining Corporation, Canadian mining company that is studying the area in search of gold that has the "largest developing gold project in Brazil," with preview of producing an average annual 4.6 tons of gold..Impacted by the river with Belo Monte and the mountain with Belo Sun, the miners has no prospect or employment, many already living with the family in the region and can get no job and no home.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 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 threaten
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  • Men working in the extraction of gold mining in Ilha da Ressaca, in the Volta Grande do Xingu. They have a cooperative with workers of all mines in the region..The Volta Grande is in the spotlight not only by the direct impacts that will suffer the indigenous villages that are in the area. The region of the Volta Grande  will have 80% of the reduced flow, is already the target company Belo Sun Mining Corporation, Canadian mining company that is studying the area in search of gold that has the "largest developing gold project in Brazil," with preview of producing an average annual 4.6 tons of gold..Impacted by the river with Belo Monte and the mountain with Belo Sun, the miners has no prospect or employment, many already living with the family in the region and can get no job and no home.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 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 threaten
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  • Men working in the extraction of gold mining in Ilha da Ressaca, in the Volta Grande do Xingu. They have a cooperative with workers of all mines in the region..The Volta Grande is in the spotlight not only by the direct impacts that will suffer the indigenous villages that are in the area. The region of the Volta Grande  will have 80% of the reduced flow, is already the target company Belo Sun Mining Corporation, Canadian mining company that is studying the area in search of gold that has the "largest developing gold project in Brazil," with preview of producing an average annual 4.6 tons of gold..Impacted by the river with Belo Monte and the mountain with Belo Sun, the miners has no prospect or employment, many already living with the family in the region and can get no job and no home.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 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 threaten
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