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'Legal Tender' -- Donny Rico on How Chevron's Legal Thuggery Really Works

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Chevron has spent millions upon millions of dollars in an abusive "scorched earth" legal strategy to attack not only the villagers and their representatives who have held the company accountable in Ecuador, but virtually anyone who supports them.

Chevron's Ecuador Plan B

Karen Hinton | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Karen Hinton

The big news this week in the Chevron-Ecuador saga is the Patton Boggs settlement with the oil giant, which should not be shocking to anyone following the financial troubles of the law firm.

Two Americans Disappear in West African Dictatorship

James Moore | Posted 04.26.2014 | World
James Moore

The U.S. needs to immediately hold him responsible for the welfare of two American citizens and demand verifiable information on their safety, or proof of their deaths and the return of their remains.

New Christie Attack Dog Attorney No Friend to Ecuador's Indigenous Peoples

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

Christie's links to high-powered attorneys may stir uncomfortable memories for those who have been on the receiving end of the corporate stick in Latin America.

Ecuadorian Victims' Struggle for Justice Against Chevron

Bianca Jagger | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Bianca Jagger

The Ecuadorian communities were the victims of exploitation by a multinational corporation, Texaco. Their lives, and that of their children, are affected by the toxic waters that leaked into water sources on which they are dependent. With their legal team on trial, who will pursue justice for the Ecuadorian plaintiffs now?

Chevron Ecuador Case Shows Limits of Legal System

Karen Hinton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Karen Hinton

After 20 years of litigation in courts around the globe, the Ecuadorians remain twice victimized -- first by the exploitation of their environment, and now by the exploitation by both sides of a legal system ill equipped to deliver them justice.

Chevron Protests Amazon Pollution Judgement

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Bernard Vaughan NEW YORK, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Chevron Corp will try to convince a U.S. judge this week that a group of Ecuadorean v...

Chevron Looks For 'Any Opening to Discredit' $19 Billion Ecuador Judgment, New York Times Writes

Karen Hinton | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business
Karen Hinton

The question is whether the scales of justice will be as balanced as the news article, or whether Chevron's superior firepower will be able to overwhelm the gripping stories of those impacted.

Ecuador's El Oriente -- Another Paradise Lost?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.07.2011 | World
Dorian de Wind

Underneath the lush Ecuadorean rain forest lie some of the country's largest oil deposits, Ecuador's principal export and one of its most important sources of revenue -- a resource that has been both a blessing and a curse

Chevron Wins Temporary Victory In Rainforest Contamination Case

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- A federal judge on Monday extended his temporary order banning collection of an $18 billion judgment by the courts in Ecuador against Chev...

History Made in the Ecuadorian Amazon!

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

The people of the Ecuadorian Amazon took on that struggle of a lifetime and yesterday the court made its decision -- Chevron is guilty.

Spotlight: American Crossroads

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

By Matt Howes Originally posted on The MarkUp. American Crossroads is spending millions of dollars to attack clean energy reforms and the people who...

Methane and Climate Change: From the Amazon to the Gulf of Mexico

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

In surveying the environmental damage unleashed from the BP oil spill, could we be missing the 800-pound gorilla in the closet?

How Big Oil Always Wins

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

There is another case of oil pollution with over fifteen years of "experience" that might make us nervous about any attempt to hold BP accountable in the courts.

More Dirty Tricks From Chevron In The Amazon Pollution Case

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

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Letter to New Chevron CEO, John Watson: You Have an Opportunity to Resolve Human Tragedy in Ecuador

Han Shan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Han Shan

This letter references a confidential corporate memo that provides shocking insight into the reckless practices employed by Texaco (now Chevron) in Ecuador.

The Movie Chevron Doesn't Want You to See

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tracy L. Barnett

Many have heard of Chevron-Texaco's contamination of the Amazonian rainforests. Joe Berlinger's film, Crude, brings the battle to bring them to justice to life in a way words cannot.

Will the New CEO of Oil Giant Chevron Listen to the People of Ecuador? (VIDEO)

Han Shan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Han Shan

"We don't want to continue dying from cancer:" This is the message that Emergildo Criollo, leader of the indigenous Cofan tribe is sending to John Watson, the new CEO of Chevron.

Chevron and Cultural Genocide in Ecuador

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kerry Kennedy

I had heard about what has been called "Chevron's Chernobyl in the Amazon" for years. But nothing could prepare me for the horror I witnessed this week in Ecuador.

HuffPost Review: Crude

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nikolas Kozloff

The wheels of justice turn slowly in Ecuador, and in a country plagued with corruption and weak institutions, including the judiciary, it's easy for the oil companies to get their way.

Interview: Joe Berlinger and the Moral Imperative of Crude

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"I got dragged in kicking and screaming," Joe Berlinger is saying on the telephone. "It's the last film I thought I would make."

Chevron Is Learning Its Lesson

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

Chevron is learning the hard way that hiding a potential $27 billion dollar liability is just as impossible as hiding 18 billion gallons of toxic waste.