Brazil's Dam Bet Threatens Amazon, Economy

Brazil's Dam Bet Threatens Amazon, Economy Play

April 11 -- Brazil is investing billions to build 20 hydroelectric plants in the Amazon with power lines to faraway cities. The project will flood rainforests 107 times the size of Manhattan, displace thousands from their ancestral lands and send the country deeper into debt. Brazil's high-priced dam project is a featured story in the May issue of Bloomberg Markets magazine. (Source: Bloomberg)

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