Brazilian government claims only a 's...

Brazilian government claims only a 'small minority' oppose Belo Monte dam

There are 2 comments on the Guardian Unlimited story from Feb 18, 2011, titled Brazilian government claims only a 'small minority' oppose Belo Monte dam. In it, Guardian Unlimited reports that:

Fighting back the avalanche of criticism against the powerplant in the Amazon, the President of the Brazilian public power company declares the enterprise has the support of the people The region along the Xingu river which will be affected by the Belo Monte dam.

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Eduardo da Silva

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

#1 Feb 19, 2011
After reading the article, I would assume that 600,000 people signing a petition against building the dam is insignificant????
What about the millions of people stealing electricity from everyone ???? Insignificant also ???
UruEuWauWau

Fremont, CA

#2 Feb 22, 2011
It's a damn lie!! ;-P Seus otarios sem grassa nenhuma. Amerindian nations from Xingu protected area are all against it & they have my full support!!! I hope those guys in FUNAI have their last word in this, although I'm not sure they will.

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