Disasters

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  • 31 Jan 2013- 08:01 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Fox Business An Argentine appeals court has upheld an embargo on the assets of Chevron Corp.'s local subsidiary, a legal setback for the company, which had said the embargo compromised its operations in the country. A lower court judge
  • 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
  • African Union (AU) Chair Thomas Yayi Boni has praised Malawi and Tanzania for their efforts to find a peaceful solution to their dispute over ownership of Lake Malawi, also know as Lake Nyasa.
  • Qatar is widely known as a major supplier of natural gas, but the country has had to start looking to renewable energy sources for a simple reason – it needs to be able to provide more of its water resources to the agricultural sector, Fahad bin Mohammed Al-Attiya, Chairman Qatar National Food Security Program, told a ministerial panel, "Renewable Energy Policy Evolution in Economically Challenging Times," at the International Water Summit on January 15.
  • The final panel of the day explored the increasing links between water and energy, as each is critical for the other, and both are being demanded in greater quantities by a growing global population. 
  • 15 Jan 2013- 08:06 by Local Press Report new yorK Amazon Defense Coalition Chevron's CEO John Watson and his management team are continuing to publish false and materially misleading information to government regulators and shareholders regarding the enormous risks posed by the company’s
  • Malawian fishermen who live along the shores of Lake Malawi – also known as Lake Nyasa and the subject of a border dispute with neighboring Tanzania – say Tanzanian forces have arrested some of them for fishing in a part of the water body claimed by Tanzania.
  • 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.
  • 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.