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Brazil: Belo Monte Dam Construction Site is Occupied

Categories: Latin America, Brazil, Breaking News, Environment, Indigenous, Law, Protest

Indigenous Missionary Council (CIMI) reports [1] [pt] that 600 people have occupied Belo Monte Dam construction site in Altamira, brazilian state of Pará. Journalist Beth Begonha (@BethBegonha) said [2] [pt] that Kayapó people from the village of Gurupira will join the protest shortly. This action was decided yesterday, with news that the trial on the dam's future [3] had been postponed for the second time.