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Chevron en la Amazonía

Chevron en la Amazonía

El Chernobyl de Sudamérica
3 May 2012 | Amazon Defense Coalition

Ya es hora de que Chevron limpie su contaminación masiva que ha devastado al medio ambiente de la Amazonía Ecuadoriana y sigue provocando casos de cancer, defectos de nacimiento, y otras enfermedades.     More »

The True Story of Chevron's Ecuador Disaster

The True Story of Chevron's Ecuador Disaster

8 February 2012 | Amazon Defense Coalition

Over almost three decades of oil drilling in Ecuador's Amazon, Chevron dumped billions of gallons of toxic waste into waterways relied on by local inhabitants for their drinking water.     More »

The Amazon's Toxic Mess

The Amazon's Toxic Mess

Zoë Tryon highlights the plight of Ecuadorian natives after decades of oil drilling
9 October 2011 | Sunday Night Show

Zoë Tryon highlights the plight of Ecuadorian natives after decades of oil drilling in this powerful investigation by Mike Munro.     More »

Court Ruling Backs Ecuadorian Effort to Hold Chevron Accountable For Amazon Pollution

Court Ruling Backs Ecuadorian Effort to Hold Chevron Accountable For Amazon Pollution

20 September 2011 | Democracy Now!

A U.S. appeals court has ruled oil giant Chevron cannot escape an $18 billion fine for massive pollution of the Amazon rain forest.     More »

Delegation from Ecuadorian Amazon Demands Justice from Chevron

Delegation from Ecuadorian Amazon Demands Justice from Chevron

14 June 2011

In 1993, Elias Piaguaje traveled to New York to file a landmark lawsuit against Chevron. Elias' nephew Humberto returned 18 years later, carrying with him a historic guilty verdict.     More »

Carmen Zambrano: Mother & Community Leader vs. Chevron

Carmen Zambrano: Mother & Community Leader vs. Chevron

19 May 2011

Carmen is visiting the US for the first time, bringing with her stories of a once-beautiful and fertile region, devastated by Chevron's operations, and confronting the oil giant directly at the company's shareholders meeting.      More »

Servio Curipoma Arrives in New York to Tell His Story

Servio Curipoma Arrives in New York to Tell His Story

18 May 2011

Servio lost both his parents and a sister to cancer that doctors have attributed to drinking water contaminated by toxic crude waste. Since that time, Curipoma has become an active voice for his community.     More »

Chevron in Ecuador: A Defining Moment

Chevron in Ecuador: A Defining Moment

12 May 2011

Chevron has been found guilty of massive contamination of the Amazon and fined $18 billion, but the company has vowed to fight the verdict "until Hell freezes over."     More »

An Open Letter to the People of the United States from the Ecuadorian Plaintiffs

An Open Letter to the People of the United States from the Ecuadorian Plaintiffs

30 April 2011

To commemorate a delegation of Ecuadorians visiting the U.S. to demand justice from Chevron, the communities of the Ecuadorian Amazon issued an Open Letter to the People of the United States.     More »

Former Chevron/Texaco Worker in Ecuador: We Dumped Pollution into the Rainforest

Former Chevron/Texaco Worker in Ecuador: We Dumped Pollution into the Rainforest

27 October 2010

A former oil operations assistant for Texaco (now Chevron) in Ecuador explains how oil workers were told to dump toxic waste directly into the rainforest environment.     More »

Chevron Toxic Waste Pit in Ecuador: Designed to Pollute

Chevron Toxic Waste Pit in Ecuador: Designed to Pollute

14 October 2010

Amazon Watch's Mitch Anderson shows us how toxic waste pits built by Texaco (now Chevron) around the company's oil drilling sites in Ecuador are designed to pollute, and continue to spread oil contamination in the Amazon rainforest environment.     More »

Gulf Coast Delegation, Day 3: Amazon to the Gulf

Gulf Coast Delegation, Day 3: Amazon to the Gulf

2 July 2010

Indigenous and community leaders from Ecuador's Amazon who have been devastated by Chevron oil contamination are making an historic journey to visit with the Gulf Coast communities hard hit by BP's oil disaster.     More »

Gulf Coast Delegation, Day 2: Amazon to the Gulf

Gulf Coast Delegation, Day 2: Amazon to the Gulf

1 July 2010

Indigenous and community leaders from Ecuador's Amazon who have been devastated by Chevron oil contamination are making an historic journey to visit with the Gulf Coast communities hard hit by BP's oil disaster.     More »

Gulf Coast Delegation, Day 1: Amazon to the Gulf

Gulf Coast Delegation, Day 1: Amazon to the Gulf

30 June 2010

Indigenous and community leaders from Ecuador's Amazon who have been devastated by Chevron oil contamination are making an historic journey to visit with the Gulf Coast communities hard hit by BP's oil disaster.     More »

Ecuador Tribe in Rare Visit to Help Clean-Up Lousiana Oil Spill

Ecuador Tribe in Rare Visit to Help Clean-Up Lousiana Oil Spill

30 June 2010 | Al Jazeera

There has been a rare offer of support from an indigenous community from Ecuador for another indigenous tribe in Louisiana that has been affected by the spill. Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler joined the Ecuadorians in Louisiana's Bay Baptiste.     More »

Santiago Escobar Press Conference

Santiago Escobar Press Conference

06 April 2010

Press conference with Santiago Escobar, the childhood friend of Chevron operative Diego Borja. Borja admitted on tape that he had evidence of Chevron's misconduct during the trial, including tampering with evidence.     More »

Ricardo Reis Veiga Explains the Eight Steps of

Ricardo Reis Veiga Explains the Eight Steps of "Remediation"

13 February 2010

Chevron attorney Ricardo Reis Veiga, one of the two company attorneys who negotiated the fraudulent remediation agreement, explains the eight steps of the so-called "remediation" but slips up and admits the oil sites were never cleaned.     More »

Message from Ecuador to Chevron CEO John Watson

Message from Ecuador to Chevron CEO John Watson

12 January 2010

A heartfelt message from the Amazon rainforest communities in Ecuador to new Chevron CEO John Watson: "We don't want to continue dying of cancer." This video message appeals for Chevron to clean up its massive contamination of the Ecuadorian Amazon that has devastated the environment and continues to cause widespread cancer, birth defects, and other ailments.     More »

Ecuador Oil Pollution Case Takes New Turn

Ecuador Oil Pollution Case Takes New Turn

29 October 2009 | Al Jazeera

Lucia Newman, Al Jazeera's Latin America editor, reports from Ecuador on the case, and Karen Hinton, a spokesperson for the plaintiffs, talks about the recent developments in the lawsuit, including the revelation that Chevron's key witness in the alleged bribery scandal is a convicted felon with a checkered past.     More »

Ecuador: The Tribes vs. Chevron-Texaco

Ecuador: The Tribes vs. Chevron-Texaco

27 October 2009 | Latin Pulse

Latin Pulse talks with Joe Berlinger about his new film on the case, Crude, and with Amazon Watch about the worst environmental disaster since Chernobyl.     More »

Kerry Kennedy Interviewed by Rick Sanchez on CNN

Kerry Kennedy Interviewed by Rick Sanchez on CNN

22 October 2009 | CNN

CNN's Rick Sanchez interviews Kerry Kennedy, President of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights (and RFK's daughter). Kennedy, who visited parts of the Amazon province of Sucumbios by invitation of the plaintiffs to witness ecological damage, said that Chevron must be held responsible and compensate the local populations.     More »

Highlights from the LA Premiere of CRUDE

Highlights from the LA Premiere of CRUDE

25 September 2009

Sean Penn, Isla Fisher, Stuart Townsend, Q'orianka Kilcher, Armand Assante, Billy Wirth, Rosanna Arquette Among Dozens of Celebrities Who Turn Up to Support Amazon Watch's Screening of CRUDE.     More »

Activist 911: CRUDE The Real Price of Oil

Activist 911: CRUDE The Real Price of Oil

23 September 2009 | Current Green

Current Green interviews Han Shan, activist with Amazon Watch about the new film, CRUDE. Three years in the making, this cinéma-vérité feature from acclaimed filmmaker Joe Berlinger is the epic story of one of the largest and most controversial environmental lawsuits on the planet.     More »

60 Seconds

60 Seconds

18 August 2009

Amazon Watch has a new animation from Mark Fiore that sends Chevron a stern warning to clean up their mess in Ecuador!     More »

Trailer for Crude: The Real Price of Oil

Trailer for Crude: The Real Price of Oil

28 July 2009

With the release of the documentary film CRUDE, we have an unprecedented opportunity to massively increase public demand that Chevron/Texaco be held accountable for its devastation of the Ecuadorian Amazon.     More »

Chevron Fights Massive Lawsuit in Ecuador

Chevron Fights Massive Lawsuit in Ecuador

A case about responsibility for cleaning up a toxic drilling site could cost the company billions and send a chill through the industry.
29 May 2009 | Christian Science Monitor

An article and video photo essay exploring Chevron, who knowingly unleashed toxins across an estimated 1,700 square miles in the Ecuador Rainforest – roughly the size of Rhode Island.     More »

Interview on

Interview on "The True Cost of Chevron: An Alternative Annual Report"

26 May 2009 | Democracy Now

Just ahead of Chevron's shareholder meeting, a new report tells shareholders more about the hidden and underreported costs of these profits. The alternative annual report brings together stories from communities across the world directly affected by and in struggle against Chevron's operations     More »

Amazon Crude on 60 Minutes

Amazon Crude on 60 Minutes

3 May 2009 | CBS

New York (May 3, 2009) -- This important documentary is entitled Amazon Crude and focuses on on the class action lawsuit against Chevron for deliberately contaminating the Ecuadorian Amazon and causing a wave of cancer and miscarriages in the region.     More »

Chevron: The Real Human Story in Ecuador

Chevron: The Real Human Story in Ecuador

8 September 2008

Humberto, an Indigenous leader from Ecuador, describes the impacts of Chevron's oil exploration in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest.     More »

Chevron vs. The Goldman Environmental Prize

Chevron vs. The Goldman Environmental Prize

30 April 2008

Video from the Weiser Group about the Goldman Award Ceremony and press conference at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco.     More »

Chevron's Inhumane Energy

Chevron's Inhumane Energy

14 April 2008

Chevron dumped over 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Now it is trying to hide the disaster launching public relations campaigns about "human energy" and social responsibility.     More »

La Energía Inhumana de Chevron

La Energía Inhumana de Chevron

14 April 2008

Entre 1972 y 1992, los derrames de petróleo y las emisiones de desechos tóxicos, equivalentes a treinta veces el tamaño del desastre del derrame del Exxon Valdez contaminaron el suelo y las fuentes de agua de la Amazonía Ecuatoriana, uno de los lugares más frágiles en la tierra.     More »

Justica Now - One Peoples Fight Against Big Oil

Justica Now - One Peoples Fight Against Big Oil

10 November 2007

Justicia Now! is a documentary about Chevron Texaco's toxic legacy in the Northern Ecuadorian region of the Amazon rainforest - and a courageous group of people called Los Afectados (The Affected Ones) who are seeking justice for the ensuing cancer, sickness and death in the largest environmental class action lawsuit in history.      More »

Crude Reflections Photo Exhibit Opening Night

Crude Reflections Photo Exhibit Opening Night

June 2005

The photo exhibit Crude Reflections: ChevronTexaco's Rainforest Legacy, documenting the human and environmental impact of what experts believe is the worst oil-related environmental disaster on the planet, offers the public its first up close look at the human impact of ChevronTexaco's oil pollution in Ecuador's rainforest region, and the Amazonian communities' efforts to restore the health of their families and land.     More »

ChevronTexaco on Trial in Ecuador

ChevronTexaco on Trial in Ecuador

December 2003

This film presents an overview of the campaign to hold Chevron responsable for its activities. While drilling in the Ecuadorian Amazon from 1964 to 1990, Texaco – which merged with Chevron in 2001 – deliberately dumped more than 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater, spilled roughly 17 million gallons of crude oil, and left hazardous waste in hundreds of open pits dug out of the forest floor.     More »

ChevronTexaco: Clean Up Ecuador TV Ad

ChevronTexaco: Clean Up Ecuador TV Ad

December 2002

30 second PSA narrated by Cary Elwes      More »

ChevronTexaco: Ecuador's Black Plague

ChevronTexaco: Ecuador's Black Plague

December 2002

Exposing toxic pollution in the Amazon     More »