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In Canada Trial, Chevron Fighting Desperately To Hide Embarrassing Information from Public

14 September 2016 | Amazon Defense Coalition (ADC)

Toronto, Canada – Chevron lawyers and corporate executives are fighting desperately to prevent critical and apparently embarrassing information from spilling over into public view during the high-stakes enforcement trial over the Ecuador environmental judgment that began this week in a Canadian courtroom.     Read more...

Chevron's Elephant in the Room

Oil Giant’s 53-Day Fraud, Denying Ecuadorians Justice in Ecuador Contamination Case
13 September 2016 | Medium

The elephant is Alberto Guerra, the witness Chevron “prepped” for 53 days to testify against the Ecuadorians and their lawyers on fraud and bribery charges brought by the oil company in a U.S. court to taint the Ecuador judgment.     Read more...

The Beginning of the End: Day One of Chevron's Legal Farce Comes to Canada

12 September 2016 | The Chevron Pit

The best part of Day One of Chevron's enforcement trial is that it has started. For the oil giant and its odyssey in Ecuador, this could be the beginning of the end.     Read more...

Epic Court Battle Between Ecuadorian Villagers and Chevron Moves to Canada

12 September 2016 | Free Speech Radio News

FSRN’s Shannon Young spoke with Paul Paz y Miño, Associate Director at Amazon Watch, an environmental non-profit that has campaigned on behalf of affected communities for more than 15 years.     Read more...

Chevron’s "Hell Freezes Over" Tour

12 September 2016 | Eye on the Amazon

This chapter in the ongoing saga of Chevron's toxic contamination in Ecuador highlights one of the most grievous threats to the notion of justice in the face of crimes committed by corporations anywhere in the world.      Read more...

Chevron Once Again Spouts Tired Excuses (aka Lies) for Ignoring Toxic Mess in Ecuador

12 September 2016 | Medium

Today a group of indigenous Ecuadorians take their long-running fight against Chevron to a Canadian court to try and seize company assets there as payment for a $9.5 billion Ecuador judgment against the oil giant for massive oil contamination in the Amazon rainforest.     Read more...

In Ecuador Case, Focus Shifts to Canada Where Enforcement Hearing Targeting Chevron Assets Begins Monday

8 September 2016 | Amazon Defense Coalition (ADC)

Toronto, Canada – A group of Ecuadorian indigenous groups and farmer communities from the rainforest will ask a Canadian judge Monday to stop Chevron from seeking to evade a $9.5 billion environmental damages award resulting from a lawsuit filed 23 years ago.     Read more...

On Eve of Enforcement Trial, Canada's Civil Society Calls for Chevron's Assets To Be Frozen So Ecuador Judgment Can Be Paid

Canadian environmental justice, labor, human rights, and First Nations groups blast Chevron and call for justice for Ecuadorians
7 September 2016 | Amazon Watch, Greenpeace Canada, Sierra Club BC, MiningWatch Canada, Friends of the Earth Canada

Some of Canada's largest environmental, labor and civil society organizations have now joined the growing international community demanding that Chevron clean up its toxic waste in the Ecuadorian Amazon and cease selling its assets in Canada while a debt collection action proceeds to force the company to comply with its US $10 billion liability to the people of Ecuador.     Read more...

An Open Letter to the People of Canada

7 September 2016

We condemn the actions by Chevron and stand with the affected communities in Ecuador who continue their decades long quest for justice from Chevron for its deliberate contamination of the Amazon rainforest. In its efforts to evade justice Chevron has repeatedly sought to silence critics and continues to ignore the $9.5 billion judgment against it for environmental damage in the Ecuadorian Amazon.     Read more...

Chevron vs. the Amazon: Inside the Kill Zone, Part Two

Abby Martin uncovers the oil giant's Amazon "kill zone" to check in on a cleanup that never happened
21 August 2016 | The Empire Files

In Part 2 of "Chevron vs. the Amazon," The Empire Files continues its investigation into the 22-year legal battle between Chevron Texaco and the state of Ecuador, where the oil company continues to damage the environment and the habitat of tens of thousands of Indigenous Amazonians.     Read more...