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11 November 2010
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Author: Movimiento Xingú Vivo Para Siempre (MXVPS), Consejo Indigenista Misionario (CIMI), Justiça Global, Prelazia do Xingu, Sociedad Paranense de Derechos Humanos (SDDH), Asociación Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente (AIDA)

El día de hoy, organizaciones de derechos humanos y ambientales solicitaron a la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) en representación de las comunidades afectadas y con carácter urgente, medidas cautelares para la suspensión de la...

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21 September 2010
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Author: Adital [Brasil]

Más de 100 organizaciones de la sociedad civil brasilera e internacional, enviaron una notificación extrajudicial al Banco do Brasil este lunes (20), exigiendo que el banco no financie la usina hidroeléctrica de Belo Monte [un proyecto de Consórcio...

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27 August 2010
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Author: Alberto Armendariz, La Nación [Argentina]

A pesar del rechazo de grupos ecologistas y de la oposición de comunidades indígenas, el presidente de Brasil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, firmó ayer la concesión para la construcción de una polémica planta hidroeléctrica en la Amazonia...Los trabajos...

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27 August 2010

Lula da Silva signs contract for controversial dam in the Amazon basin [Brazil]

Author: MercoPress

Brazilian President Lula da Silva signed Thursday the contracts for the Norte Energia consortium to start construction of a controversial hydroelectric dam in the Amazon basin...Environmental and social organizations oppose the Belo Monte...

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21 April 2010

Brazil dam tender triggers protest

Author: Al Jazeera

Environmentalists in Brazil are protesting against the awarding of a tender for a controversial hydroelectric project…The tender was awarded to Norte Energia, a consortium led by a subsidiary of Electrobras, the state electricity company, after a...

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17 April 2010

Amazon Dam Project Pits Economic Benefit Against Protection of Indigenous Lands

Author: Alexei Barrionuevo, New York Times

On Wednesday, a federal judge in Para State, where the third largest dam in the world would be built, halted the government’s April 20 auction to award contracts for its construction, saying the project could cause “irreparable harm” to indigenous...

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17 April 2010

Brazil: Ruling halting Belo Monte dam project over potential harm to indigenous peoples overturned on economic grounds

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3 February 2010
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Author: Natasha Pitt, Adital

La batalla en contra de la construcción de la usina hidroeléctrica de Belo Monte...no para. Después de este lunes, cuando se realizó el anuncio de la liberación de la licencia para la construcción, las manifestaciones se intensificaron...el Ministerio...

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2 February 2010

Brazil grants environmental licence for Belo Monte dam

Author: Gary Duffy, BBC

Brazil's government has granted an environmental licence for the construction of a controversial hydro-electric dam in the Amazon rainforest. Environmental groups say the Belo Monte dam [a project of Consórcio Norte Energia] will cause devastation in...

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2 February 2010

Brazil: Govt. approves Belo Monte dam despite concerns over environmental impacts, displacement of indigenous peoples

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