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Press conference to denounce the government’s position on the Chevron case and the arbitration award

At the end of June 2018, the Constitutional Court of Ecuador put an end to the Lago Agrio case, confirming the sentence that condemns Chevron to pay the sum of 9,500 million dollars. The money will be used to repair the environmental, social and cultural damage caused by the oil company’s operations in the North-Ecuadorian…

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The Ecuadorian government admits its compliance with the arbitration award to obstruct the execution of the Chevron case judgment.

The Attorney General of Ecuador sent a report to the National Assembly on the Chevron case in which he admits that the State is complying with the arbitration award of August 30, 2018, so that, if it “succeeds”, the judges can impose a lower sanction. Nueva Loja – July 18 2019. On June 19, 2019,…

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UDAPT requests that the Ecuadorian Government recognize and clarify the separation between the Chevron case and the proposed reparation

Quito, 10 de abril de 2019 – UDAPT (Union of those affected by the oil operations of Texaco – now Chevron) on behalf of the indigenous populations and peasant affected by the damages caused by Chevron, points out and highlights that the decision of the Ecuadorian Government to take charge of the environmental repair of…

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UDAPT urges for clarity on the alleged reparation of the Ecuadorian Government for the environmental damage caused by Chevron-Texaco

Quito, 9 Abril 2019 – On 30 August 2018, a private arbitration Court issued an arbitration award (within the case known as CHEVRON III), in which the Ecuadorian State was ordered, among other things, to annul the Lago Agrio case judgment, abusing and disrespecting the sovereignty of Ecuador. In other words, it was ordered to…

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LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERATION OF ONTARIO SECONDARY TEACHERS TO THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA

MAGISTRATES OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

Case: Action of Protection No. 0105-14-EP The signatures below are united in this letter to express our fear for the delay in the resolution in the case against Chevron. Nearly three years have passed since this oil company presented an extraordinary protection action against the condemning sentence. As you know, this case has implications, not…

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SHERPA SUPPORTS THE AFFECTED ECUADORIANS WHO DEMAND THAT CHEVRON GOES TO THE INTERNATIONAL PENAL COURT

Sherpa, a French organization of lawyers that litigated human rights cases all over the world, delivered an Amicus Curiae before the International Penal Court, in order to analyze the given demand from the Ecuadorians against the CEO of Chevron.   Quito, November 15th 2016.- As “an excellent opportunity to guarantee access to justice for communities…

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PEOPLE AFFECTED BY CHEVRON DEMAND DECISION FROM CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

Quito, 9 November 2016.- With a march and a sit-in in which more than 400 participated—representatives of indigenous communities and inhabitants affected by the contamination intentionally created by Texaco—demanded in front of the Constitutional Court, speaking of the extraordinary appeal with respect to the case, which has stagnated for more than two years and nine…

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21 MAY GLOBAL DAY IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CHEVRON

The #AntiChevronDay gains strength worldwide, the global aid is present with actions and support to those people affected by Chevron in Ecuador, to which is added the condemn against the irresponsible behavior of the oil company for its practices violating the environmental and human rights. Various activities will be launched globally for the third consecutive…

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PUBLIC FORUM: PLUSPETROL PERU AND CHEVRON ECUADOR

Transnational Institute Public Forum 24 noviembre 2015 Pluspetrol Peru and Chevron Ecuador. Impacts on indigenous communities and avenues for access to remedy and justice. The oil and gas industry ranks among the most lucrative business in the world and therefore has great economic and political influence. The extraction of the oil and gas has devastating…

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