The Dams of Santo Antônio and Jirau mean privatization of the Madeira River. Over 25 billion dollars of public money is invested for the construction of the dam. And it is guaranteed for the companies that for 30 years they will profit more than R$ 115 billion with the power generation, R$ 22 billion with the power transmission and more than R$ 130 billion with the electricity distribution. For the people: human rights violation and an account to pay.


After the historical flood in Rio Madeira, thousands of families were displaced. The two mega hydro-power plants of Santo Antônio and Jirau left a trail of destruction in the region....

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