December 16, 2017

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Ecuadorians Demand Action on Chevron’s Bribery and RICO Fraud From U.S. Department of Justice

Published: Dec 14, 2017 – 02:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Indigenous peoples and farmer communities from Ecuador are demanding that the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") act on overwhelming and undisputed evidence that Chevron and its outside law firm Gibson Dunn conspired to fabricate evidence to try...

Canada’s National Indigenous Federation Backs Ecuadorian Amazon Communities in Lawsuit to Hold Chevron Accountable for Environmental Damage

Published: Dec 06, 2017 – 02:00 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 06 /CSRwire/ - In a setback to Chevron's campaign to evade a $9.5 billion liability owed to rainforest communities, the national indigenous federations of Canada and Ecuador signed a formal protocol today to work together to hold the oil major...

Indigenous Groups Dominating Chevron in Canada’s Appellate Courts Over Enforcement of Ecuador Judgment

Published: Nov 22, 2017 – 04:24 PM EST

TORONTO, Nov. 22 /CSRwire/ - Ecuadorian indigenous and farmer communities are building significant momentum in Canada's appellate courts in their effort to enforce the $9.5 billion pollution judgment against Chevron by seizing company assets in the country, according to a new analysis posted...

Chevron and Gibson Dunn Face Potential Criminal Probe Over $2m Witness Bribery Plot in Ecuador Pollution Case

Published: Nov 09, 2017 – 01:32 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 09 /CSRwire/ - Amazon indigenous groups and farmer communities in Ecuador have requested that the U.S. Department of Justice open a criminal investigation of Chevron and the Gibson Dunn law firm after uncovering a witness bribery scheme designed by the...

Chevron Suffers Major Legal Setback As Canada Court Denies New Attempt to Block Ecuador Enforcement Action

Published: Oct 31, 2017 – 02:47 PM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 31 /CSRwire/ - Oil major Chevron suffered a major legal setback today in the Ecuador pollution case when a three-judge appellate panel in Canada denied the company's attempt to force impoverished indigenous and farmer communities to pay its exorbitant legal fees...

World Monuments Fund Announces 2018 World Monuments Watch

Published: Oct 16, 2017 – 10:30 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - World Monuments Fund (WMF) today announced the 2018 World Monuments Watch, presenting a diverse group of cultural heritage sites that face daunting threats, including human conflict, natural disaster, climate change, and urbanization, or present unique conservation opportunities....

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