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Consórcio Norte Energia

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10 March 2012
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Author: Mauricio Becerra, El Ciudadano

Un…informe de…la Organización Internacional del Trabajo (OIT), confirma que el gobierno brasileño debiera haber consultado a los pueblos indígenas afectados por la construcción del proyecto hidroeléctrico Belo Monte antes de comenzarse su construcción…...

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29 September 2011

Work on huge Brazil Amazon dam halted by judge

Author: Associated Press

A Brazilian judge has suspended work on a massive hydroelectric dam in the Amazon jungle, saying it would harm fishing activities on the Xingu River. Brazil's government, which strongly backs the $11-billion, 11,000-megawatt project as necessary to...

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5 August 2011
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Author: Amnistía Internacional

[P]oco antes del Día Internacional de los Pueblos Indígenas que se celebra el 9 de agosto, Amnistía Internacional ha instado a los gobiernos de América a dejar de dar prioridad a los proyectos de desarrollo sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas…...

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4 August 2011

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Indigenous people around the world are caught up in conflict with corporations & states over development projects

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4 August 2011

[PDF] Sacrificing Rights In The Name Of Development - Indigenous Peoples Under Threat In The Americas

Author: Amnesty International

The false and dangerous dichotomy of “development vs. Indigenous peoples’ rights” is widespread…based on the flawed argument that extractive or other development projects that serve national interests by increasing national wealth and generating jobs...

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1 June 2011
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Author: Univision

La...hidroeléctrica de Belo Monte…recibió…la licencia ambiental…informó el…Instituto Brasileño de Medio Ambiente (Ibama)…El Ibama concedió a Norte Energia…la licencia de…construcción de la hidroeléctrica…en el Rio Xingú…Indígenas, pobladores...

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1 June 2011
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Author: Kaosenlared/IPS

El líder campesino Adelino Ramos…fue asesinado ayer en el estado de Roraima y se convirtió en la tercera víctima por conflictos de tierras esta semana en la Amazonía brasileña….según la organización católica Pastoral de la Tierra…El líder campesino...

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6 May 2011
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Author: EFE

El Gobierno de Brasil…respondió con palabras ásperas a…la (CIDH) que le pide…que…detenga de forma "inmediata" las obras de la central de Belo Monte…[y]…que las autoridades…extremen las precauciones para preservar a los pueblos indígenas y que…vuelvan a...

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3 May 2011

Brazil Breaks Relations With Human Rights Commission Over Belo Monte Dam

Author: Latin America News Dispatch

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has ordered an immediate cessation of relations with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) after the regional body asked the government to suspend construction of Brazil’s $17 billion Belo Monte dam...

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5 April 2011

[PDF] Organization of American States requests immediate suspension of Belo Monte dam in the Brazilian Amazon [Brazil]

Author: Sociedade Paraense de Direitos Humanos (SDDH), Justiça Global, Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA)

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)...has officially requested the Brazilian Government to immediately suspend the Belo Monte Dam Complex [a project of Consórcio Norte Energia] in the Amazonian state of Para, citing the project’s...

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