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  1. Aid to Ecuador Children 6 Months after Quake Remains Challenging: UNICEF

    18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador The United Nations International Childrens Fund (UNICEF) has reported this week that meeting the post-earthquake health and humanitarian needs of children in Ecuador remains a significant ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/18/2016 - 09:31

  2. State of Emergency Extended in Quake-Hit Ecuadorian Provinces

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador The state of emergency has been extended to October 15th in Ecuador’s Manabi and Esmeraldas provinces, which were hard hit by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  3. Ecuador Villagers vs Chevron: Latest Legal Front Opens in Ontario

    20 Sep 2016- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Canada The latest round of court proceedings in the ongoing compensation battle between Ecuadorian villagers and oil giant Chevron commenced last week in Ontario, Canada. Approximately 30,000 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 09:30

  4. Ecuador- Chevron Case Heads Ontario Court

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by Local Press Report TORONTO The Globe and Mail The latest salvo in a marathon multibillion-dollar legal battle between global energy giant Chevron Corp. and a group of Ecuadorean residents over environmental damage begins Monday in a ...

    Local Press Report - 09/13/2016 - 10:07

  5. Dam Opponents Say They Are Criminalized by Ecuador Government

    12 Sep 2016- 07:12 by Local Press Report QUITO Mongabay The eight-megawatt Hidrotambo dam has caused lethal flooding and curtailed essential water supplies for local communities. Activists say criminalization of its opponents is part of a wider government ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2016 - 07:12

  6. Ecuadorian Judge Denies Request for “Precautionary Measures” at Rio Blanco Mine

    29 Aug 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CUENCA, Ecuador Ecuadorian Justice Felipe Cordova of the Criminal Court of Cuenca has denied a request to order “precautionary measures” at the Rio Blanco mine in the country’s southern Azuay province. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/29/2016 - 09:57

  7. US Federal Appeals Court Blocks Enforcement of $9.5 Billion Ecuadorian Pollution Judgement Against Chevron

    9 Aug 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States A US federal appeals court this week blocked enforcement of a $9.5 billion USD fine against oil giant Chevron, issued by an Ecuadorian court in 2011 for pollution in that country’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2016 - 10:40

  8. Ecuadorian Pollution Victims Bring Case Against Chevron to Canadian Courts

    29 Jul 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Attorneys for 30,000 Ecuadorians affected by pollution in the country’s Amazon region said this week that they will take their case against oil giant Chevron to a Canadian court. Hearings on the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:47

  9. Water Shut Off in Guayaquil in Wake of Fuel Spill

    23 Jun 2016- 09:01 by Local Press Report GUAYAQUIL Associated Press Authorities have turned off the spigots in Guayaquil after a fuel spill contaminated the water in Ecuador's most populated city. National Water Secretary Alexis Sanchez told a news ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2016 - 09:01

  10. EU Provides Additional Humanitarian Aid for Ecuador Quake Victims

    27 May 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union this week released another $4.5 million USD in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16th. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2016 - 10:55

  11. World Needs “New Urban Agenda:” UN-HABITAT

    24 May 2016- 12:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The increasing global trend toward urbanization could have significant implications for future energy consumption, politics, food security and human progress, which must be addressed by leaders, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 12:14

  12. Diageo Helps Provide Drinking Water to Ecuador Quake Victims

    19 May 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report QUITO The Manufacturer Alcoholic beverage company, Diageo, has partnered with the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) to provide clean drinking water to thousands of victims of the devastating earthquake ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2016 - 08:57

  13. UN Agencies, Partners Aid Over 65,000 Quake Victims in Ecuador

    4 May 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report QUITO Xinhua A three-day supply of food aid has reached more than 65,000 people in Manabi and Esmeraldas provinces in Ecuador, which was hit by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 16. The UN Children's Fund ...

    Local Press Report - 05/04/2016 - 08:55

  14. Quake-Stricken Ecuadorians to Receive Clean Water, Other Aid

    25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador International aid groups have launched initiatives to provide clean water and other relief supplies to Ecuadorians affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2016 - 10:31

  15. Red Cross Anticipates Urgent Water, Sanitation Needs in Quake-Hit Regions of Ecuador

    18 Apr 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador The Ecuadorian Red Cross is anticipating urgent needs for food, water, sanitation, shelter, and potentially medical care in the wake of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/18/2016 - 10:06

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