Without reparations, Vale’s victims fight against emotional ailments and fear not being alive when settlement is paid
Bento Rodrigues and Paracatu de Baixo are experiencing construction delays; in Gesteira they haven’t even begun
One year after the Brumadinho dam burst, nearly a million people are continuing to suffer the consequences of the carelessness of mining giant Vale.
The mining company has recovered its market value, while 93,000 people affected by dam burst will have relief payments cut in half
On March 14, people across Brazil marched and demonstrated in defense of their right over their lands and resources, and against private transnational corporates stealing precious minerals
A coordinator of the Movement of People Affected by Dams, her husband, and a friend were killed last week
The Brumadinho dam burst, the most recent instance in Vale’s long list of regulatory violations, has resulted in 121 deaths so far, with the number expected to rise