Brazil Clears Amazon Dam for Construction

Voice of America: An indigenous woman holds her child near the Xingu River at the Araras tribe, near Altamira, northern Brazil, April 28, 2010. After nearly three decades of sometimes violent protests, about 1,000 other indigenous people in the remote region have resigned themselves to the fact that the world's third-largest dam will be built in their backyard. Brazil has approved the construction of a massive hydroelectric dam in the Amazon rain forest - a project that has sparked criticism from environmentalists,......

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