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  • 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 challenge. Six months after a major earthquake hit
  • 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, the United Nations Human Settlements
  • 15 Sep 2015- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador An alliance of indigenous groups, farmers and labor unions is planning to hold demonstrations throughout Ecuador on September 16th to protest government policies dealing with issues including water governance and exploitation of natural
  • 8 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Ontario, Canada Canada’s Supreme Court on September 4th ruled that a group of Ecuadorian villagers can sue US oil giant Chevron in Canada as part of their effort to collect a $9.5 billion USD judgment for environmental damage in the Amazon
  • 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 of the Ecuador trial judgment to evade
  • 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 report that appears to prove that the oil
  • 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 wastewater sumping n the country's Amazon
  • 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.) environmental judgment against Chevron Corp.
  • 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, shortly before he was scheduled to attend the
  • 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 the $9.5 billion USD judgment handed down
  • 31 Oct 2014- 10:43 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY Amazon Watch The U.S. federal judge who ruled in favor of Chevron in the company’s campaign to block collection of its $9.5 billion environmental liability in Ecuador held investments in the oil company at the time of his decision, documents
  • 14 Oct 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report QUITO Free Beacon Ecuador’s top law enforcement officer is investigating the roles of two senior government officials, including the country’s ambassador to Washington, in a controversial public relations contract in the United States. The country’s
  • 3 Jul 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report QUITO Free Speech Radio News After ten days of marching for approximately 280 miles, representatives of indigenous and civil society organizations reached Quito Tuesday to protest a Water Law recently passed by Congress. The marchers say the law makes it
  • 19 Jun 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report QUITO Hinton Communications A new report prepared by a team of prominent American scientists after the end of the Lago Agrio trial found that Chevron caused “widespread” toxic contamination to indigenous ancestral lands in Ecuador’s rainforest that persists
  • 27 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Over 5,000 members of Ecuador’s Pichincha and Imbabura indigenous communities marched for two days to the capital, Quito, last week to demand completion of water and irrigation projects in the Cayambe area. Police and military forces