Lalo de Almeida/Folhapress/Panos

Altamira, Para, Brazil

A party for the workers of Belo Monte dam on the river bank in Altamira. On the last weekend of the month, when the workers receive their salary, Altamira became a chaotic mess. With thousands of drunk men seeking to court the few available women, it took very little to rise to a knife fight. At the peak of the construction for the plant at the end of 2014/beginning of 2015, the sites housed more than 25,000 construction workers, 87% of them were men.

Object Name
Copyright
Lalo de Almeida/Folhapress/Panos
City
Altamira, Para
Country
Brazil
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Max size
High Resolution
5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
5.1 MB size on disk
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