Category Archive for: Canada Hearing

LETTER OF SUPPORT BY ADOLFO PÉREZ ESQUIVEL FOR THE UNION OF AFFECTED BY TEXACO

Buenos Aires, 1 August 2018 To Whom it may concern Fighting for justice represents an enormous effort for the people, especially the indigenous, poor and underdeveloped countries, subjected to the great pressures exerted on them by transnationals, states and the political and economic powers. But there are invaluable examples, which pave the way and smooth…

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NO ONE IS ABOVE THE LAW. A CALL TO ACTION FROM THE ECUADORIAN INDIGENOUS PEOPLE TO SUPPORT THEIR FIGHT AGAINST CORPORATE IMPUNITY

QUITO, June 18th, 2018. Ecuadorian indigenous people were ordered to pay 350.000 Canadian dollars if they want to file an appeal before the Canadian Supreme Court. The Amazonians want to enforce an Ecuadorian judgment ordering Chevron to repair one of the greatest environmental pollution case in the world – caused by deliberate and negligent operation…

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CANADIAN COURT DENIES UDAPT REQUEST FOR CHEVRON CANADA TO RESPOND FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME IN ECUADOR. AFFECTED ECUADORIANS APPEAL BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT

Quito, May 23, 2018. – Through a ruling issued today, the Court of Ontario dismissed the evidence presented by the affected Ecuadorians to link the capitals of Chevron Canada and Chevron Corporation. The decision of this Court will be appealed before the Supreme Court. This decision of the Toronto Court is given more than a…

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ECUADORIAN INDIGENOUS PEOPLE PROVE THAT CHEVRON IS AN ASSET OF CHEVRON CORPORATION

In the hearing held on April 17th and 18th, Ecuadorians indigenous and farmers presented evidence of the fact that Chevron Canada is an asset of Chevron Corporation, which would trigger the collection of the 9,5 billion US $ sentence in favor of the people of Ecuador affected by the company’s oil operations. The victims of…

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INDIGENOUS LEADERS FROM ECUADOR UNITED TO CONFRONT OIL GIANT CHEVRON IN ONTARIO COURT

OTTAWA, TORONTO –  On April 17th and 18th the Court of Appeals of Ontario, will be the setting in which Ecuadorian plaintiffs will demonstrate that Chevron Canada is wholly owned by Chevron Corporation, which would allow the indigenous and peasant people of Ecuador to enforce the judgement of more than 9.5 billon dollars, issued by the…

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CHEVRON CASE – NEW HEARING IN CANADA

On the 17th and 18th of April it will take place a new hearing which will face the Ecuadorian people against the oil company Chevron in Canada. Guillermo Grefa, member of the Kichwa indigenous community of Rumipamba (Orellana) and Jaime Vargas, president of the CONAIE (Ecuadorian Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities) will participate on behalf of…

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STAGES OF THE CHEVRON CASE

On November 3, 1993, 75 people, including settler-farmers and indigenous people of the Cofan, Secoya and Kichwa nationalities from the Orellana and Sucumbios provinces, filed a class-action lawsuit against the oil company Texaco in the Southern District Court of New York. They accused the company of polluting the environment and affecting public health due to…

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ONTARIO COURT GIVES A GREEN LIGHT TO CONTINUE THERE THE CHEVRON CASE

The Court of Appeal for Ontario decides against Chevron’s million dollar demand for security – a Chevron tactic to derail the plaintiffs’ litigation Quito, 31st of October 2017.- The decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario gives Ecuadorians the opportunity to continue their legal action to enforce the judgement against Chevron Corporation without providing…

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ACTIONS TO COLLECT FROM CHEVRON ARE NOT DETAINED

The legal processes to collect from the oil company Chevron in Canada, Brazil and Argentina do not suffer any setbacks caused by the decision by the United States Supreme Court, emitted Monday, June 19th. Quito, June 19th, 2017.- The Union of People Affected by Texaco (UDAPT) announced that the ruling issued by the Supreme Court,…

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