Chevron Claims New Proof of Fraud in Ecuadorian Amazon Pollution Case

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US oil giant Chevron, hit in Ecuador with a record $19 billion fine for pollution, asked Monday for the court to consider what it claimed was "new evidence" the judge in the case was corrupt. In a statement in Quito, the company -- which has been castigated by President Rafael Correa for refusing to pay the fine -- said it had presented the prosecutor with "4,000 pages of new evidence" concerni