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These Ecuadorians Want to Seize Chevron's Canadian Assets

3 September 2015 | VICE News

Canada's Supreme Court is set to weigh in on one of the most bitterly contested environmental lawsuits in history Friday, deciding whether Ecuadorian villagers can go after Canadian assets of the US-based oil major Chevron.     Read more...

Chevron's Ecuador Strategy Backfires As Villagers Move to Seize $106m from Company

11 August 2015 | The Chevron Pit

If you want a vivid example of how Chevron CEO John Watson and General Counsel R. Hewitt Pate continue to step on themselves in Ecuador, look no further than the company's recent arbitration "victory" against the government of Ecuador in a case involving a dispute over oil royalties.     Read more...

Standing with Amazon Watch

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."     Read more...

Washington Times Echoes Chevron's Lies in Libelous Hit Piece

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.     Read more...

Chevron's Greed and Racism Highlighted by BP's $18 Billion Settlement

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.     Read more...

Rumble in the Jungle: Chevron vs. Ecuador Legal Battle Rages on

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."     Read more...

In Blow to Chevron, Judges Rule That Ecuador Pollution Dispute Belongs in the Courts of Ecuador

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.     Read more...

Chevron Hits Out at British Documentary on Oil Pollution in Ecuador

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.     Read more...

The Nation Magazine Exposes Chevron's Lies About Its Toxic Dumping in Ecuador

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.     Read more...

Corporate Courtship a Specter in Human Rights Reports on Ecuador

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.     Read more...