28 October 2011

BRASIL: 29 Oct UPDATE: 600 Indigena End 15-Hour Belo Monte Dam Construction Site Occupation.

                                        LINK CHANGE/ LAHT

    Over 600 indigena and peasants ended a 15 hour occupation on the construction site of the Amazon's massive $11bn Belo Monte dam.
    Members from 21 different indigena nations, fishermen and other residents were protesting on the banks of the Xingu River.
    A judge has threatened to fine each protesters 500 reais/$292 per day if they don't end the protest. 
    The protesters reportedly did not cause any damage.