Brazil judge says work can resume at Amazon dam

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Some members of the Kayapó tribe, whose livelihood and culture are threatened by the construction of dams on the Xingu River. Caption and Photo source: ©©Terence Turner


A judge in Brazil on Friday revoked his own order to halt work on a controversial $11 billion dam in the Amazon region, a project that has been criticized by environmentalists and native groups.

Judge Carlos Castro said the company behind the Belo Monte dam had shown that local fishing will not be impeded during construction, and the natural flow of the Xingu river will not be affected…

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