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  1. Will Ecuador's Bet On China-funded Hydropower Backfire?

    26 Jul 2019- 11:02 by Local Press Report QUITO Dialogo Chino Ecuador’s bet on hydro to clean its energy matrix and sell a surplus has landed it in debt and inhibited wind and solar development. Only the Odebrecht-built Manduriacu plant was inaugurated on ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2019 - 11:02

  2. "Atomic" Technology Measures Water Quality Of Ecuador's Zamora River

    26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report QUITO International Atomic Energy Association Southeast Ecuador is home to a constellation of copper and gold mines, which have sustained economic activity in the region for decades. The Zamora River — which passes ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2019 - 06:07

  3. Illegal Mining Threatens Health, Environment In Amazonia

    16 Dec 2018- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States A new survey reports the existence of more than 2000 sites and 200 illegal mining areas threatening the health of indigenous populations and the environment in six Amazonian countries. Thirt ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/16/2018 - 11:49

  4. Ecuador's Constitutional Court Rules Against Chevron, In Favor Of Indigenous Communities

    18 Jul 2018- 05:29 by Local Press Report QUITO TeleSUR Ecuador’s Constitutional Court rejected Chevron’s request to revise a national court ruling that sentenced it to pay US$9.5 billion in environmental and social reparations to the communities affected ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2018 - 05:29

  5. 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 challe ...

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

  6. 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 16 ...

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

  7. 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 Ecuadori ...

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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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 req ...

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

  11. 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 A ...

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

  12. 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

  13. 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 c ...

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

  14. 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. T ...

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

  15. 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

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