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Brazil: Great Fishing Against Belo Monte Dam

Categories: Latin America, Brazil, Development, Environment, Politics, Protest

Traditional populations of the Brazilian Amazon forest ran the “Great Fishing Action” from March 11 [1] to March 14. The campaign, which urged against the Belo Monte Dam [2] while calling for the protection of the Xingu river, gathered around 600 fishermen in the city of Altamira . The Xingu Vivo Committee published some photos [3] of the event.