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Government flouts our rights, say Indians

Posted 07:48 Monday, Nov 24, 2014 In: Travel Tags: Brasília Dilma Rousseff Federal Public Ministry Funai Gerson Manhuary Josias Lamberto Latin American Bureau Maintenance of Security Act Maria Leusa Maurício Torres Munduruku Nayana Fernandez Nick Terdre Partido dos Trabalhadores Santarém UN Human Rights Commission

Debating dams in the rain forest

After a five-day journey by plane, boat, bus and boat, HOT reporter Nick Terdre has finally reached ‘Mission Village’ in the Amazon rain forest, where members of the Munduruku tribe are meeting to discuss the government’s plan to build hydroelectric plants on their land.

Posted 14:06 Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 In: Travel Tags: Balbina Belo Sun dam hydroelectric plant Inácio Kailo Maurício Torres Munduruku Nick Terdre Santarém Vale do Rio Doce

HOT visits Amazon tribe facing dam threat

On a holiday with a difference, HOT reporter Nick Terdre travelled deep into the Amazon rain forest to meet with the Munduruku Indians, who are threatened by government plans to build hydroelectric plants on their land. Read about the first part of his journey here, where he travels from the UK to 

Posted 10:14 Friday, Nov 7, 2014 In: Travel Tags: Amazon Brics Cururu Franciscans gold-panners Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica Maurício Torres Munduruku Nick Terdre Santarém voadeira
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