Released excerpt from Carajás railroad occupied by Guajajara

 

10/5/2012 08:08 -updated 10/5/2012 11:37

Released excerpt from Carajás railroad occupied by Guajajara

The railroad was released at dawn this Friday (5). The stretch was blocked since Tuesday morning (2).

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Índios ocuparam trecho da rodovia na terça-feira (2). (Foto: Reprodução/O Estado)Indians occupied stretch of highway on Tuesday (2). (Photo: Reproduction/State)

Released in the early hours of Friday (5), the Estrada de Ferro Carajás (EFC), which was blocked since Tuesday morning (2) by Indians Guajajara.

The information was confirmed by the Vale. The excerpt in Miles 289 of the railway, between the villages of Miniherio and Auzilândia, in the municipality of Alto Alegre do Pindaré, which lies 340 miles from St. Louis, was blocked by the Indians in protest at 303, Ordinance the Attorney General of the Union, which deals with the demarcation of indigenous lands. The railway operations of the EFC were paralyzed.
The journey of the passenger train was stopped. The Advisory Is not reported, so far, if there has been meeting with indigenous peoples to negotiate local output.

Injunction The release of the railroad had been determined by the Electoral Court. The injunction was signed by judge Mercy Mary Almada Lima of Angelo, who is responsible for the ownership of the 5th Federal Court.
To ensure compliance with the decision, a Federal Police team was sent to the site along with representatives of the Valley and the Funai in Maranhão. According to information passed on by the Feds, there was no attempt to reaction when the police arrived at the scene. The Indians were said to have agreed to comply with the decision, but, before releasing the railroad want to settle some details with Vale.

In a statement, Vale reported that the manifestation of the natives had no relationship with the mining company, and stressed that repudiates the invasion of the highway.

See, below, in its entirety:
“Vale reports that resumed at dawn Friday, October 5, cargo operations in the Carajás Railroad (EFC). The passenger train also will circulate, starting this Saturday from São Luis (MA) to Colorado Springs (PA).

The company obtained on Wednesday night, October 3, injunction of the 5th Federal Court of São Luís determining the immediate unblocking of the Carajás railroad. On the morning of last Tuesday, October 2, Guajajara and communities indigenous Awá-Guaja blocked the railroad in miles 289, between the villages of Auzilândia and Mineirinho Maranhão, in the municipality of Alto Alegre do Pindaré (MA). The Act was in protest against the Decree 303 of the Attorney General of the Union, which comes on the safeguarding of indigenous rights. The demonstration had no relationship with the Valley.

Vale reaffirms its rejection of the arbitrary and violent acts of invasion of the railroad and advises that it will ask the Federal Police and the Public Prosecutor the determination of authorship and materiality of the crime of endangering rail disaster, among others. “

 

http://g1.globo.com/ma/maranhao/noticia/2012/10/liberado-trecho-da-estrada-de-ferro-carajas-ocupado-por-indios-guajajaras.html

 

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