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13 November 2013

Report exposes threat to dam ‘Lost World’

Author: Survival International

Guyana’s government aims to push ahead with one or more dams on the Upper Mazaruni River, which would flood out the entire Akawaio indigenous people and an Arekuna community…The government has failed to obtain the indigenous peoples’ free, prior and...

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11 September 2013

Indigenous rights controversies around Belo Monte consume Brazilian judicial system [Brazil]

Author: Amazon Watch, International Rivers, Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA)

… Recent lawsuits by Brazil’s Federal Public Prosecutors (MPF) concerning the Belo Monte dam are demanding accountability from the dam-building Norte Energia consortium, Brazil’s National Development Bank (BNDES), and the state environmental agency...

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9 September 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Latin America & the Caribbean over the past two years. The briefing refers to most countries in Latin America....

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9 September 2013
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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4 September 2013
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Author: Compilado por el Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

El Foro de defensorías metropolitanas ha recopilado las presentaciones utilizadas durante los trabajos del "Foro: Derechos Humanos y Empresas", realizado en la Comisión de Derechos Humanos del Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México, 1 y 2 de agosto de 2013...

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4 August 2013
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Author: Chantal Rayes, Libération (France)

Belo Monte, le barrage pharaonique que le Brésil fait construire…suscite une émotion internationale à cause de ses impacts sur la biodiversité et les populations, dont onze ethnies indiennes…La pression migratoire observée dans la foulée des grands...

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7 March 2013
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Author: Movimento Xingu Vivo Para Sempre (MXVPS), Asociación Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente (AIDA), Amazon Watch, Associação Paraense de Apoio às Comunidades Carentes (APACC), Instituto Socioambiental (ISA), Justiça Global,Sociedade Paraense de Defesa dos Direitos Humanos (SDDH), Terra de Direitos y Organizaciones de México, Colombia y Panamá

[ONG nacionales e internacionales solicitan] investigación y pronunciamiento inmediato ante actos de espionaje y amenaza contra el Movimiento Xingú Vivo para Siempre y las organizaciones que lo acompañan…[que exigen] que la represa de Belo Monte...

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15 August 2012

Belo Monte Dam Suspended by Brazilian Appeals Court

Author: International Rivers, Amazon Watch & AIDA

A high-level court...suspended construction of the controversial Belo Monte Dam project on the Amazon’s Xingu River, citing overwhelming evidence that indigenous people had not been properly consulted prior to government approval of the project...The...

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30 June 2012

Brazil tribes occupy contentious dam site

Author: Gabriel Elizondo & Maria Elena Romero, Al Jazeera

150 indigenous people from…the Arara, Juruna, and Parakana [tribes]…are occupying one of the…Belo Monte dam construction site[s]…The occupation of the site began…on June 21...Last year, a series of conditions were agreed upon with the indigenous...

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1 April 2012
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Author: César Rodríguez Garavito, Dejusticia (Colombia)

… Este libro es un intento por responder…preguntas y explicar el protagonismo, los efectos y las paradojas del derecho en casos como el de Urrá, originados en los conflictos socio-ambientales que caracterizan el capitalismo global de comienzos de siglo...

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