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Chevron Violates Canada Supreme Court Order By Trying to “Derail” Ecuador Pollution Judgment, Lawyer Says

Published: Jan 27, 2016 – 11:27 AM EST

TORONTO, Jan. 27 /CSRwire/ - Chevron is under fire in Canada for violating a unanimous order of the country's Supreme Court that Ecuadorian rainforest villagers be allowed to try to seize the oil giant's assets to force it to comply with a $10...

Braving Death Threats, Ecuadorian Villagers Ask U.N. to Block Chevron From Attacking Human Rights Defenders

Published: Jan 21, 2016 – 03:52 PM EST

GENEVA,, Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - Ecuadorian indigenous villagers who braved death threats in their battle with Chevron have teamed up with a leading international organization to demand that the United Nations block the oil giant from continuing an intimidation campaign targeting the human...

Chevron General Counsel Hew Pate Misleads Financial Markets Over Default Judgment In Ecuador Pollution Case

Published: Dec 18, 2015 – 10:52 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 /CSRwire/ - Hit hard by a series of courtroom setbacks related to its $10 billion Ecuador pollution liability, Chevron's top lawyer R. Hewitt Pate is again misleading the financial markets by falsely claiming that a small default judgment the...

Chevron Using Convicted Felons to Try to Block $9.5 Billion Ecuador Pollution Judgment

Published: Dec 07, 2015 – 12:05 PM EST

TORONTO, Dec. 07 /CSRwire/ - With evidence against it in the Ecuador pollution case mounting, Chevron has turned to yet another convicted felon -- former Canadian media titan Conrad Black -- to help it try to block indigenous villagers from enforcing their $9.5...

Chevron Agrees to Pay Huge Salary and Income Taxes of Key Witness Who Perjured Himself In Ecuador Pollution Case

Published: Nov 12, 2015 – 03:36 PM EST

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 12 /CSRwire/ - Chevron has quietly renewed its controversial contract to pay a hefty salary to its star witness in the Ecuador pollution case even after he admitted committing perjury on the stand to try to taint the $9.5...

Lawyers for Donziger File Evidence Showing Chevron’s Star Witness Lied On the Stand During Company’s RICO Case

Published: Nov 05, 2015 – 03:36 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - Lawyers representing U.S. attorney Steven Donziger today filed sworn testimony showing Chevron's star witness Alberto Guerra admitted accepting large cash payments from the company and lying on the stand to protect the oil giant from paying a...

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