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  1. Illegal Mining Threatens Health, Environment In Amazonia

    16 Dec 2018- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States A new survey reports the existence of more than 2000 sites and 200 illegal mining areas threatening the health of indigenous populations and the environment in six Amazonian countries. Thirt ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/16/2018 - 11:49

  2. Ecuador's Constitutional Court Rules Against Chevron, In Favor Of Indigenous Communities

    18 Jul 2018- 05:29 by Local Press Report QUITO TeleSUR Ecuador’s Constitutional Court rejected Chevron’s request to revise a national court ruling that sentenced it to pay US$9.5 billion in environmental and social reparations to the communities affected ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2018 - 05:29

  3. Ecuador Villagers vs Chevron: Latest Legal Front Opens in Ontario

    20 Sep 2016- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Canada The latest round of court proceedings in the ongoing compensation battle between Ecuadorian villagers and oil giant Chevron commenced last week in Ontario, Canada. Approximately 30,000 Ecuadori ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/20/2016 - 09:30

  4. Ecuador- Chevron Case Heads Ontario Court

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by Local Press Report TORONTO The Globe and Mail The latest salvo in a marathon multibillion-dollar legal battle between global energy giant Chevron Corp. and a group of Ecuadorean residents over environmental damage begins Monday in a ...

    Local Press Report - 09/13/2016 - 10:07

  5. Ecuadorian Judge Denies Request for “Precautionary Measures” at Rio Blanco Mine

    29 Aug 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CUENCA, Ecuador Ecuadorian Justice Felipe Cordova of the Criminal Court of Cuenca has denied a request to order “precautionary measures” at the Rio Blanco mine in the country’s southern Azuay province. The req ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/29/2016 - 09:57

  6. US Federal Appeals Court Blocks Enforcement of $9.5 Billion Ecuadorian Pollution Judgement Against Chevron

    9 Aug 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States A US federal appeals court this week blocked enforcement of a $9.5 billion USD fine against oil giant Chevron, issued by an Ecuadorian court in 2011 for pollution in that country’s A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2016 - 10:40

  7. Ecuadorian Pollution Victims Bring Case Against Chevron to Canadian Courts

    29 Jul 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUITO, Ecuador Attorneys for 30,000 Ecuadorians affected by pollution in the country’s Amazon region said this week that they will take their case against oil giant Chevron to a Canadian court. Hearings on the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:47

  8. Colombia’s Energy and Mines Minister Resigns Over Drought-Induced Power Problems

    8 Mar 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia Colombian Mines and Energy Minister Tomás González has resigned in the wake of drought-induced power problems, President Juan Manuel Santos announced on March 7th. Current Minister for the Pres ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2016 - 10:11

  9. EEB Launches Fundraising Campaign for Ecuador Oil Pollution Victims

    29 Feb 2016- 09:29 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS European Environmental Bureau On behalf of more than 30,000 indigenous people and farmers affected by one of the biggest oil-spills in history, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) today launched a fund ...

    Local Press Report - 02/29/2016 - 09:29

  10. District Court of the Hague Rules in Favor of Chevron in Ecuador Pollution Case

    25 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The District Court of the Hague last week denied an attempt by Ecuador to overturn an earlier arbitration court ruling handed down against the country in its multi-billion-dollar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2016 - 10:03

  11. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  12. Testimony Filed Showing Chevron’s Star Witness Lied During Company’s RICO Case

    6 Nov 2015- 08:55 by Local Press Report NEW YORK, NY CSR Wire Lawyers representing U.S. attorney Steven Donziger yesterday filed sworn testimony showing Chevron’s star witness Alberto Guerra admitted accepting large cash payments from the company and lyin ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2015 - 08:55

  13. Chevron's Witness in Counter-Suit Recants Accusations Against Ecuadorians

    28 Oct 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report QUITO CSR Wire Court transcripts released yesterday show that in a dramatic turn in the 22 year-old legal effort by Ecuadorian rainforest villagers to hold Chevron Corporation to account for massive on-going enviro ...

    Local Press Report - 10/28/2015 - 09:38

  14. Members of Hague Tribunal Made Secret Visits to Amazon Oil Pits

    22 Oct 2015- 09:29 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE Courthouse News Service Three international arbitators have traveled to the Amazon rainforest to further investigate sites of alleged pollution.  The arbitration has convened to decide whether Ecuador ...

    Local Press Report - 10/22/2015 - 09:29

  15. New Anti-Government Protests Planned in Ecuador

    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 wa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/15/2015 - 10:58

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