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Shaky Chevron Witness Assailed in New Brief

5 November 2015 | Courthouse News

A lawyer whom Chevron has labeled a racketeer asked the Second Circuit today to consider revelations from an international tribunal in which the oil giant's key witness admits to giving false testimony in U.S. federal court.     More »

Lawyers for Donziger File Evidence Showing Chevron's Star Witness Lied on the Stand During Company's RICO Case

5 November 2015 | UDAPT

New York, NY – Lawyers representing U.S. attorney Steven Donziger today filed sworn testimony showing Chevron's star witness Alberto Guerra admitted accepting large cash payments from the company and lying on the stand to protect the oil giant from paying a $9.5 billion environmental judgment owed to villagers in Ecuador's rainforest.     More »

Businessweek's Paul Barrett Ignores Spectacular Implosion of Chevron's RICO Case

4 November 2015 | The Chevron Pit

Businessweek reporter Paul Barrett is again taking Chevron's side in the Ecuador pollution litigation by failing to report on the spectacular implosion of the company's RICO case. Readers of Businessweek interested in the latest news on the litigation are getting shortchanged.     More »

Chevron's Key Witness "Exposed as a Paid Liar"

30 October 2015 | RT News

There is a new twist in the long-running saga to clean up environmental contamination in Ecuador: A key witness who testified for Chevron now admitted to lying for the company for a hefty financial reward.     More »

Report: Key Chevron Witness in Amazon Pollution Case Admits Lying

28 October 2015 | Democracy Now

A key witness in Chevron’s effort to avoid paying for environmental contamination in the Ecuadorean Amazon has admitted he lied.     More »

Chevron's Star Witness in $9.5 Billion Ecuador Oil Pollution Claim Admits: "I Lied"

28 October 2015 | The Ecologist

Chevron's polluted house of cards has come crashing down around them. Guerra is a liar – and he freely admits it. Chevron can either double down and insist Guerra was "before it before he was against it" or denounce him now – in which case they can never argue he's credible by any stretch.     More »

"Yes, I Lied": Vindicating Villagers, Star Chevron Witness Busted for Perjury

"Chevron has taken the people of Ecuador and the U.S. court system on a ride, full of lies, deliberate delay, and obstruction of justice, says Amazon Watch
27 October 2015 | Common Dreams

In what is being called "a dramatic turn" in a protracted legal battle, documents publicized Monday reveal that the star witness in a case pitting rainforest villagers against a multinational oil giant has admitted to lying under oath in an effort to help Chevron avoid paying a $9.5 billion judgment for deliberate pollution of the Ecuadorian Amazon.     More »

New Evidence Shows Chevron Witness Lied In $9.5 Billion Ecuador Lawsuit

26 October 2015 | CorpWatch Blog

A key witness has admitted under oath that he lied on behalf of Chevron, the California oil multinational, when the company sued to overturn a $9.5 billion verdict for pollution of the Ecuadorian Amazon.     More »

Ecuadorean Judge Backflips on Explosive Testimony for Chevron

26 October 2015 | Courthouse News

During secret proceedings in Washington, a key witness in undermining the $9.5 billion judgment Chevron faces in Ecuador repudiated much of his explosive testimony, transcripts made public today show.     More »

Chevron's Star Witness in Retaliatory RICO Case Recants Accusations Against Ecuadorians and Their Counsel

Chevron's Star Witness in Retaliatory RICO Case Recants Accusations Against Ecuadorians and Their Counsel

Newly released transcripts reveal stunning admission under oath, leave Chevron case in shambles as communities move closer to seizing company assets in Canada
26 October 2015 | Amazon Watch

Quito, Ecuador – In a dramatic turn in the 22 year-old legal effort by Ecuadorian rainforest villagers to hold Chevron Corporation to account for massive on-going environmental contamination in the Amazon, the key witness in Chevron's counter-suit has admitted under oath to making up accusations of bribery and ghostwriting.     More »