17 July 2015 | EarthRights International
To be clear, there's absolutely nothing wrong with "an effort to pressure Chevron into a settlement." And in the only legal proceedings that Amazon Watch actually participated in, a federal court found that "...there is nothing to suggest that Amazon Watch’s campaigns and speech were more than mere advocacy...All that Chevron has shown this Court is that Amazon Watch has been very critical of Chevron’s operations in Ecuador." More »
Amazon Watch and our supporters will not be bullied!
16 July 2015 | Eye on the Amazon
As part of an ongoing effort to blur the truth, The Washington Times just published a "hit piece" against Amazon Watch, which has long supported the Ecuadorian communities that were devastated by decades of Chevron's reckless actions for which it has been found guilty in a landmark environmental lawsuit. More »
6 July 2015 | The Chevron Pit
BP's latest settlement for its Gulf of Mexico spill, for the amount of $18.7 billion, further highlights the greed and racism of Chevron for refusing to settle claims over the far worse ecological damage caused by the company to the people of Ecuador's Amazon region. More »
19 June 2015 | Latin Correspondent
Chevron's decades-old dispute with Ecuadorean authorities continues to drag on, in what environmental experts have termed "Chernobyl in the Amazon." More »
17 June 2015 | The Chevron Pit
A five-judge panel from a respected New York appeals court has dealt a blow to Chevron in a dispute between two groups of villagers related to the company's $9.5 billion pollution liability in Ecuador. More »
Company upset over short film that uses Pablo Neruda’s famous poem on how US corporations treated Latin American countries as empty "banana republics"
17 June 2015 | The Guardian
The US oil giant Chevron has attacked the British makers of a short art-house documentary film about oil pollution in the Ecuadorean Amazon featuring the actor Julie Christie reading a Pablo Neruda poem. More »
8 June 2015 | The Chevron Pit
More journalists are beginning to expose the lies behind Chevron's retaliation campaign against the indigenous and farmer communities who held it accountable in a court of law for dumping billions of gallons of toxic waste in Ecuador's rainforest. More »
4 June 2015 | Courthouse News Service
For years before and after her tenure, the State Department published human rights reports that criticize the Ecuadorean justice system as susceptible to corruption. The distinguishing feature of the reports during Clinton's tenure is the advocacy in favor of Chevron through direct references to its legal fight, within the criticism of Ecuador's legal system. More »
For more than two decades, impoverished indigenous people have been seeking restitution from the oil giant for polluting their region.
2 June 2015 | The Nation
The American public is largely uninformed about this epic struggle, even though it's as important as the dispute over the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The mainstream US media, when it hasn't ignored the case, has often taken Chevron's side, implicitly (and sometimes explicitly) endorsing the company's view that an alliance of Ecuadoran extortionists and crooked US lawyers is using the corrupt Ecuadoran court system to shake down an innocent corporation. On closer inspection, the truth is totally different. More »
1 June 2015 | Huffington Post
Seven years ago this month, I traveled to Ecuador's rainforest to learn about one of the world's largest environmental oil disasters. It was a life-changing trip. More »