Rick Kearns
12/4/13
Brazilian Bishops from nine states wrote a letter recently to Pope Francis in defense of indigenous and other people affected by massive hydroelectric projects, and the Pope quoted...
Barbara Fraser
3/10/12
Continued construction of the Belo Monte dam, a huge and controversial hydroelectric plant on Brazil’s Xingú River raised red flags for a committee of experts from the Internationa...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/19/11
The president of Brazil will be the first woman ever to open the United Nations General Assembly debate among world leaders on Wednesday, September 21, at the world organization’s ...
ICTMN Staff
6/23/11
In a disturbing post to National Geographic News Watch , Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier lays out the likely effects of the Belo Monte dam on the indigenous people who live on the ri...
Rick Kearns
6/9/11
The Brazilian government has ignored legal challenges from two of it’s own agencies, national and international protests, and requests from an international human rights court to h...
Rick Kearns
4/4/11
Former President Bill Clinton has added his voice to the growing chorus of celebrities and indigenous people in Brazil who oppose the construction of the massive Belo Monte hydroel...