Eye on the Amazon
  • Belo Monte Occupation Update

    Belo Monte Occupation Update

    May 31, 2013 – A judicial eviction order and threat of violent removal notwithstanding, the Munduruku and other indigenous occupiers of the Belo Monte work camp continue to resist on-site.

  • URGENT: "We will die. We will not leave without being heard."

    URGENT: "We will die. We will not leave without being heard."

    May 29, 2013 – Only two days after the reoccupation of the Belo Monte Dam began, the fate of 170 indigenous people is at stake. Yesterday, the Federal Court in Altamira ordered them to leave by 4 pm today or they would be removed by Federal Police.

  • Indigenous People Occupy Belo Monte Again over Consultation Process

    Indigenous People Occupy Belo Monte Again over Consultation Process

    May 28, 2013 – This is the second occupation of Belo Monte's construction site in less than a month. The protestors guarantee that they will maintain their occupation until their demands are met.

  • Servio Returns to Hand Watson a Pink Slip

    Servio Returns to Hand Watson a Pink Slip

    May 20, 2013 – Two years ago Ecuadorian farmer Servio Curipoma left his rainforest home and traveled thousands of miles to bring his story to the US. This month he returns to demand that Chevron's CEO resign.

  • Letters from the (Amazon Watch) Campaign Trail, Part II

    Letters from the (Amazon Watch) Campaign Trail, Part II

    May 15, 2013 – Dearest Daughter, from Dad in the Amazon – Yesterday I left the Amazon jungle after an amazing week there. Prior to leaving however, I shared with my Achuar indigenous friends a dream I had about you.

  • Xingu: The Belo Monte Battle Continues

    Xingu: The Belo Monte Battle Continues

    May 14, 2013 – "As we entered peacefully, we decided to leave peacefully. We show that we are not bandits and that we respect the court's decision. We hope that our attitude shows us to be open to a dialogue."

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