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Through the Looking Glass in Chevron's Delusional Kangaroo Court

12 November 2013 | Eye on the Amazon

Try to imagine an Ecuadorian oil company submerging Alabama in toxic wastewater and then when the people of Alabama successfully sued the company to pay for a cleanup, a random judge in Ecuador declares the verdict invalid.     More »

Chevron Ordered to Pay Ecuador $9.51 Billion on Appeal

12 November 2013 | AFP

Quito, Ecuador – An Ecuadoran court upheld a ruling that US oil giant Chevron was liable for environmental damage in its Amazon basin region by sister company Texaco, but ordered it to pay a reduced $9.51 billion.     More »

You Get What You Pay for (Perjury, in This Case)

31 October 2013 | Eye on the Amazon

Having virtually all the money in the world often means you can buy silence, time, and lies. This time Chevron has bought a bag of lies from a thoroughly disreputable source, and they aren't able to hide the price tag.     More »

Donziger, Ecuadorians File Motion to Strike Former Judge's Testimony

30 October 2013 | Legal Newsline

New York, NY – The legal team for New York attorney Steven Donziger and the Ecuadorian defendants in Chevron Corp.'s fraud suit have filed a motion to strike the testimony of the company's key witness, former Ecuadorian judge Alberto Guerra.     More »

Donziger & Ecuadorians File Motion to Strike Testimony of Chevron's Well-Paid Witness

30 October 2013 | The Chevron Pit

Today, the legal team for Steven Donziger and the Ecuadorians targeted by Chevron's retaliatory RICO suit filed a motion – filled with devastating detail – to strike the testimony of the oil giant's star witness, disgraced former Ecuadorian Judge Alberto Guerra.     More »

Damning Testimony in Chevron Case Attacked

30 October 2013 | Courthouse News Service

New York, NY – An Ecuadorean judge whose testimony threatens a $19 billion judgment against Chevron must not be credited because he was paid off, the oil giant's opponents told a federal judge Wednesday.     More »

RICO Bombshell Further Erodes Credibility of Key Chevron Witness

16 October 2013 | The Chevron Pit

Reis Veiga's admission is substantial and eviscerates the credibility of the witness Chevron is relying on to support its most explosive – and ridiculous – allegations in the case.     More »

Corporate Rights or Human Rights?

16 October 2013 | EarthRights International

Faced with an $18 billion judgment against it for environmental devastation in the Amazon, Chevron has relentlessly targeted the organizations, lawyers, journalists and activists who have campaigned or publicly spoken out about the company’s destructive operations in Ecuador. In spite of sanctions and other judicial admonishments, Chevron’s lawyers have continued to SLAPP activists with harassing subpoenas and depositions, undoubtedly aimed at chilling the future First Amendment activity that makes their company look bad.      More »

Retaliation Trial Opens Against Victims of Chevron Contamination in Ecuador

15 October 2013 | Eye on the Amazon

The oil company has declared that it will fight us "until hell freezes over." Obviously our economic conditions are not the same; they can buy justice, we cannot. Because of this we must unite to fight against a giant that understands money, but not values like solidarity, truth, fellowship, and above all, justice.     More »

Smooth Criminal: Chevron Sues Rainforest Communities It Contaminated

15 October 2013 | Eye on the Amazon

Chevron has taken "blame the victim" to a new extreme in its attempt to avoid the $19 billion guilty verdict handed down by an Ecuadorian court in February 2012.     More »