Posts Tagged with "Pablo Fajardo"

Dignity Incarnate: Emergildo Criollo And The Ecuadoreans Standing Up To Chevron

Friday, March 2, 2012

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Dignity Incarnate: Emergildo Criollo And The Ecuadoreans Standing Up To Chevron

This morning I accompanied Emergildo Criollo, leader of the Cofan people, from his home in the dusty outskirts of Lago Agrio (the oil camp turned boom town that Texaco founded) to a press conference in Quito regarding a ruling issued late yesterday afternoon by the appellate court in Sucumbios rejecting Chevron’s latest attempt to block [...]

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A Brief History Of Chevron’s Shameless Response To Its Toxic Mess In Ecuador

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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A Brief History Of Chevron’s Shameless Response To Its Toxic Mess In Ecuador

As detailed in our video, “Great Moments In Stupid Chevron PR” (view it below), Chevron will say anything to evade its responsibility to clean up its toxic mess in Ecuador. The company has tried just about every dirty trick it could come up with, too. Chevron’s immediate response to the decision in Ecuador was to [...]

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Chevron: Adding Insult to Injury, One Scam at a Time

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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Chevron: Adding Insult to Injury, One Scam at a Time

If you’ve been following the dramatic turns of the historic class action environmental lawsuit against Chevron in Ecuador, then you’re aware of Chevron’s aggressive public relations and legal campaign to derail the case. Their latest antic, though, is as morally reprehensible as any I’ve seen. Chevron is claiming that some of the plaintiffs’ signatures on [...]

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Historic Moment in Chevron-Ecuador Case: Judge Closes Evidence Phase, Ponders Ruling

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

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Historic Moment in Chevron-Ecuador Case: Judge Closes Evidence Phase, Ponders Ruling

This post originally appeared on Amazon Watch’s Chevron In Ecuador blog. Friday, December 17th was a momentous day in the long struggle of the people of Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest region ravaged by oil giant Chevron, formerly Texaco. On Friday — more than 17 years since Ecuadoreans filed a lawsuit demanding cleanup of Texaco’s oil contamination [...]

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