Tag: Belo Monte

Xingu River

For Amazon Indians the Belo Monte Dam Means the Destruction of the House of God

The Belo Monte Dam project along the Xingu River had its preliminary plans drawn ...

Protest against Belo Monte

Once Again Brazilian Justice Orders Halt to Amazon’s Belo Monte Dam

A Brazilian judge has ordered a halt to construction of a multi-billion-dollar dam project ...

Tractors arrive in Belo Monte

Greens Lose, Tractors Already Roaring in Brazilian Amazon’s Belo Monte

The dry season has arrived in the Amazon and Norte Energia, the consortium that ...

Indians against the Belo Monte dam

Amazon: Brazil Talks Tough While Acting as a Banana Republic

In early April, Brazil broke off relations with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights ...

Brazil Indians against Belo Monte dam

Brazil Incensed with Criticism to the Construction of Belo Monte Dam

Earlier this month the Human Rights Commission at the Organization of American States (OAS) ...

Stop Belo Monte sign

Brazil’s Higher Court Gives Green Light to Amazon’s Hydroelectric Plant

A higher court in Brazil lifted an order that suspended construction of the massive ...

Indian protest

Despite International Outcry Lula Gives Green Light to Belo Monte Hydroelectric Plant

The president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva signed Thursday the contracts for ...

Brazilian contractor group Odebrecht

Brazil’s Big Contractors Looking for a Bigger Slice of Belo Monte’s Action

A sweetheart deal? Maybe. After all, the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) will ante up ...

Belo Monte dam in Xingu river, Brazil

Brazil Finally Admits Belo Monte Will Cost Well Over US$ 11 Billion

Brazilian Belo Monte hydroelectric power plant’s actual construction will begin in September or October. ...

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