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Men working in the extraction of gold mining in "Ilha da Ressaca" in the Volta Grande of the Xingu river. 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. It iss...
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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 th
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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 th
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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 th
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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 th
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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 th
    garimpo 0-1...jpg
  • 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 th
    garimpo 0-1...jpg
  • 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 th
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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 th
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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 th
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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 th
    garimpo 0-1...jpg
  • 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 th
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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 th
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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 th
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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 th
    garimpo 0-2...jpg
  • 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 th
    garimpo 0-2...jpg
  • 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 th
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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 th
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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 th
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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 th
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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 th
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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 th
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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 th
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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 th
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