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  • 29 Jan 2013- 07:48 by Local Press Report QUITO CSRwire In press statements, Chevron has admitted it will pay at least $326,000 to a former disgraced Ecuador judge for false testimony designed to help the oil giant evade a $19 billion judgment against the company for the world's worst oil
  • As a panel of former African heads of state prepares to mediate the dispute between Tanzania and Malawi over ownership of Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa, a peer review mechanism the two countries to resolve the matter amicably.
  • Ecuacorriente SA (ECSA), an Ecuadorian subsidiary of China's CRCC-Tongguan Investment, has signed a contract with the country’s Ministry of Production and disbursed an initial $40 million USD investment for the $2 billion USD Mirador copper mining project.
  • Environmental activism is proving increasing dangerous in Mexico, according to a report in Mexico’s Vanguardia newspaper. Six environmentalists who were fighting against mining projects and in defense of water and forests were killed in the country in 2012, and at least another 11 were killed between 2006 and 2011, the paper said at the end of December.
  • Malawi Defense Force (MDF) Commander General Henry Odillo last week assured Malawian citizens living in border areas, including the area around Lake Malawi, that his troops will continually patrol the country’s boundaries and protect residents.