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Communities 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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CALL OF THE PEOPLE AFFECTED BY TEXACO TO CHEVRON’S SHAREHOLDERS

CALL OF THE PEOPLE AFFECTED BY TEXACO TO CHEVRON’S SHAREHOLDERS   On the occasion of the 21st of May, we, the Union of People affected by Chevron-Texaco, representing 30 000 peasants and indigenous belonging to six communities (Ai’Cofan, Kichwa, Huarani, Shuar, Siekopai, and Siona), write to you in the hope that you will hear us…

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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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For women’s lives: get out, transnationals!

We, women gathered here – peasants, riverine women, extractivists, indigenous women, quilombolas, landless women and women affected by dams and mega-projects – have been daily denouncing – through worldwide actions, and especially on March 8 – about the extreme gravity of the situation of the violation of our rights. We denounce the overexploitation of our…

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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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Un Binding Treaty: Communities Affected by Transnational Corporations Alert to a Block

Geneva, October 27 – More than 200 delegates from more than 80 countries representing social movements, trade unions, and global civil society,(1) including communities affected by the human rights violations of transnational corporations are actively involved this week in the third session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group for the elaboration of an International Legally…

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THE PEOPLE AFFECTED BY CHEVRON DISTRUST THE BRAZILIAN JUSTICE SYSTEM AND ANNOUNCE THE WITHDRAWAL OF THEIR ENFORCEMENT ACTION IN THE COUNTRY

September 20, 2017. –The Union of People Affected by Chevron-Texaco (UDAPT) report that it has decided to withdraw their Exequatur action, which has sought to enforce the Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron, in Brazil. During a press conference led by the leaders of UDAPT, the Executive Coordinator of the association Willian Lucitante explained that the decision…

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