Tag Archives: Belo Monte

Belo Monte: Children of the Xingu


  These are the children of the Xingu River. These are the faces that may be displaced as the Belo Monte dam floods the land and people behind the dam. Perhaps you would like to send them a picture of … Continue reading

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Belo Monte Dam (update) Faces “Stop Work” Order (not). Indigenous People and Environment Protected by Constitution


Artist’s depiction of the Belo Monte Dam In a gargantuan battle between those want the Belo Monte dam as a source of power for Brazil’s growing economy and the constitutional rights of the native (indigenous) tribes and environmental destruction that … Continue reading

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Belo Monte Stops/Then Starts…


I’ve blogged about this before (see also…) and some progress seems to have been made.  On the other hand this project started in 1975 and lingers on.  It may be that the backers of the dam are waiting for the … Continue reading

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