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This indigenous woman and her family were uprooted when the dam, reservoir and hydroelectric project on the Rio Salvajina was built in 1984. Thousands of the indigenous population were displaced and forced to leave the vally and the environment scarred and degraded.. The dam and hydroelectric station is operated by the Spanish company, Union Fenosa, which exports the electricity generated to other countries in South America. Colombia - David Bacon - 2006-10-25
 
 
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