Category Archive for: Our Voice

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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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT MPs SEND LETTER TO THE GOVERNMENT OF ECUADOR FOR CHEVRON II CASE

Brussels, 16th November 2018 Lic. Lenín Moreno Garcés President of the Republic of Ecuador Dr. Salvador Iñigo Attorney-general of the State of Ecuador Honourable Mr. President, The signatories of this letter, as Members of the European Parliament, would like to express our deep concern regarding the obstacles to access to justice that the communities affected…

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Massive mobilisation of the international civil society on the global #AntiChevron Day

Press release Amsterdam/Geneva/Quito May 21st 2019 More than 250 organisations, networks, trade unions, and social movements worldwide, representing more than 250 millions of persons, are mobilised to denounce the Chevron’s impunity in Ecuador and ask the president of Ecuador to support the Chevron case in favour of the indigenous and peasant communities. After 15 years…

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MESSAGE TO THE PUBLIC OPINION

My name is Pablo Fajardo Mendoza. I am the lawyer who legally represents the plaintiffs of the Ecuadorian Amazon in the litigation that has been running for 25 years against the oil company Chevron Corporation. As known publicly, since May 30, 2012, we have been conducting an enforcement action – or action of homologation of…

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OPEN LETTER TO CHEVRON SHAREHOLDERS ABOUT VOTING AT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018 ON ITEM 8 AND ITEM 10

Dear shareholders, On behalf of the Union of People Affected by Chevron-Texaco – UDAPT[i], we reach out to you in view of the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Stockholders of Chevron Corporation to bring to your attention the Stockholder Proposals regarding Independent Chairman and Special Meetings (Proposal 8 and Proposal 10 on the Proxy Card).…

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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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FARMERS AND INDIGENOUS TERRITORIES AFFECTED BY OIL CONTAMINATION TODAY. DISCOVER THE GEOREFERENCED MAP

The Union of the people Affected by Texaco, today May 21, publishes the map in which the communities affected by the oil company in the Ecuadorian Amazon are georeferenced. The map shows the existence of affected people and, as a consequence, the legitimacy of the organization that, for more than 24 years, has carried out…

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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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