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Ecuador Farmers Sue US Defense Contractor Dyncorp Over Toxic Fumigation
Business  (tags: Latin America, Ecuador, Colombia, Agriculture, Human rightsillness )

Judy
- 776 days ago - telesurtv.net
The company allegedly entered Ecuador illegally, spraying toxic glyphosate that caused serious damage to local crops and poisoned animals and residents.
Ecuador Pays $112 Million Award to Chevron in 4-Decade-Old Contract Dispute
Business  (tags: Ecuador, Chevron, contract dispute, oil drilling, Amazon rainforest, environmental harm, massive damage, toxic waste, President Rafael Correa, Hague arbitration court, US Supreme Court, bilateral investment treaty, transnational corporations )

LucyKalei
- 1027 days ago - portside.org
Ecuador first rejected US SupremeCourt ruling ordering them to pay oil giant a $96-M award for breach of contract. Ecuador'd accused Chevron of knowingly causing irreparable environmental harm with thousands of oil spills & terminated their contract.
Shock and Awe, The Chevron Way
Business  (tags: Climate, Corporate Power, Big Oil, Ecuador )

Judy
- 1091 days ago - commondreams.org
"Chevron used a US law designed to attack the Mafia in an effort to 'criminalise' human rights advocacy. This allowed Chevron to claim to be a victim of the very villagers it had poisoned." --human rights attorney Steven Donzinger
Chevron Defends Environmental Record in Ecuador, Sees Bright Future for Richmond Refinery
Business  (tags: Chevron, anual meetng, protestors, Ecuador, Richmond, environmental damage, corporate malfeasance )

Judy
- 1451 days ago - theontarioherald.com
Chevron warded off a litany of accusations of environmental damage and corporate malfeasance during its annual meeting Wednesday
BAD BUSINESS: Chevron Accuses Ecuadorean Plaintiffs of Extortion
Business  (tags: corruption, business, Chevron, Ecuador, law, litigation, ethics, environment, economy, corporate, dishonesty, politics, news, money, finance )

AWAY AWHI
- 3029 days ago - uk.reuters.com
Chevron Corp filed a civil racketeering lawsuit against Ecuadorean plaintiffs in U.S. court on Tuesday, opening up another legal front in its 17-year-old battle over pollution claims in the South American country.
Ecuador's Amazon-Sized Challenge to the World
Business  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, conservation, Ecuador, Amazon, Yasuni, habitatdestruction, protection, world, oil, politics )

Dave
- 3230 days ago - theglobalist.com
In the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon sits Yasuní National Park. This incredibly diverse corner of the world has been thrust into the international spotlight as the star of one of the most high-profile -- and high-risk -- conservation proposals...
Bill Moyers: Chevron's "Crude" Attempt to Suppress Free Speech
Business  (tags: Bp, Chevron, Crude: The Real Price Of Oil, Ecuador, First Amendment, Freedom Of Speech, Gulf Oil Spill, Joe Berlinger, Press Freedom, Business News )

Judy
- 3290 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Our story is about another petrochemical giant -- Chevron -- and a major threat to independent journalism. It involves raw footage used to create a film titled Crude: The Real Price of Oil.
   

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