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  1. Whistleblower Hands Over Alleged "Smoking Gun Evidence" of Chevron's Amazon Pollution

    9 Apr 2015- 09:57 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC ENEWSPF In what is being described as "smoking gun evidence" of Chevron's complete guilt and corruption in the case of an oil spill in the Ecuadorian Amazon, internal videos leaked to ...

    Local Press Report - 04/09/2015 - 09:57

  2. Ecuador to Build Eight Hydropower Dams by 2016

    2 Apr 2015- 10:56 by Local Press Report QUITO teleSUR Moving away from dependence on oil, Ecuador is in the process of constructing eight hydroelectric dams, all of which are scheduled to be finished by 2016. With the first recently inaugurated, the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2015 - 10:56

  3. New Analysis Claims Chevron Falsified Evidence in Amazon Pollution Case

    1 Apr 2015- 10:32 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY CSRWire A new forensic analysis appears to completely undermine the testimony of Chevron’s star witness in the Ecuador pollution case and suggests the oil company falsified evidence about the authorship ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2015 - 10:32

  4. Flood-Hit Guayaquil Warned Over Water-Borne Diseases

    31 Mar 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador Health authorities in Ecuador’s largest city, Guayaquil have intensified efforts to prevent malaria, dengue and other water-borne diseases in the wake of recent floods in the region. On ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2015 - 10:03

  5. Ecuador’s Public Water Company Signs Deal With Chinese Firm Piñan Tumbabiro Multipurpose Project

    17 Mar 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Ecuador’s Public Water Company (EPA-EP) last week signed an agreement with the China Gezhouba Group Company Limited to carry out the Piñan Tumbabiro Multipurpose Project. The agreement was ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/17/2015 - 10:14

  6. State Bank of Ecuador Approves $17.6 Million for Water Project in Guayaquil

    9 Mar 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador The State Bank of Ecuador (BDE) has approved a $17.6 million USD loan for a drinking water project in the country’s largest city, Guayaquil. The project will benefit 200,000 residents in poor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/09/2015 - 10:25

  7. Climate Change Impacts Freshwater Ecology in the Andes: Study

    11 Feb 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Water temperatures in Ecuador’s tropical high mountain lakes are increasing as a direct result of global climate change, according to a new study from researchers from Canada’s Queen’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2015 - 10:42

  8. Ecuadorians Demand That Chevron Release Report

    10 Feb 2015- 10:37 by Local Press Report QUITO Hinton Communications Rainforest villagers from Ecuador are demanding that Chevron’s lead appellate counsel Theodore B. Olson and their own government immediately make public the contents of a new forensic ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2015 - 10:37

  9. Chevron Rejects Plan to Use $106 Million to Compensate Ecuadorian Amazon Communities

    6 Feb 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador US oil giant Chevron this week rejected a proposal to use $106 million USD that the Ecuadorian government owes it for breach of contract to compensate indigenous communities affected by toxic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2015 - 10:23

  10. Hydropower Plant Collapses in Ecuador, Killing 13 People

    16 Dec 2014- 10:05 by Local Press Report QUITO Hydro World At least 13 people are dead and a dozen injured following the collapse of a pressure well at Ecuador's 1,500-MW Coca Codo Sinclair hydropower project. The US$2 billion plant is being ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2014 - 10:05

  11. Chevron Takes Ecuadorian Suit to Canadian Supreme Court

    12 Dec 2014- 11:00 by Local Press Report OTTAWA Globe and Mail Lawyers for a group of Ecuadorian villagers will ask the Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday to grant their clients access to Canadian courts to enforce a controversial $9.5-billion (U.S.) ...

    Local Press Report - 12/12/2014 - 11:01

  12. Seven Latin American Countries Pledge to Restore 20 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

    11 Dec 2014- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile and Costa Rica have pledged to restore 20 million hectares of degraded land by 2020, as part of the Initiative 20x20, launched this week during ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:40

  13. Indigenous Leader Who Opposed Mine Found Murdered in Ecuador

    10 Dec 2014- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador José Isidro Tendetza Antúnm, an indigenous Ecuadorian leader and vocal opponent of the Chinese-operated Mirador mine in Ecuador’s Cordillera del Condor region, was found murdered last week, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2014 - 11:24

  14. Peru Approves New Institute to Investigate Glaciers, Mountains

    9 Dec 2014- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian Congress on December 5th approved creation of the National Research Institute of Mountain Glaciers and Ecosystems, or INIAGEM, which will provide data to decision- makers on ways to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2014 - 08:42

  15. Ecuadorian Villagers Press US State Department to Make Chevron Pay for Amazon Pollution

    6 Nov 2014- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Indigenous Ecuadorian groups this week called on US Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson, who is currently visiting the South American country, to demand that US oil giant Chevron pay ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 08:03

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