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Can Ecuador bring Chevron to justice? - Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera AmericaCan Ecuador bring Chevron to justice?Al Jazeera AmericaIn 1993 a group of public interest lawyers, working on behalf of indigenous people in eastern Ecuador filed a class action lawsuit against Texaco over millions of gallons of oil and toxic wastewater that it released into groundwater, rivers and streams ...The Global Lawyer: Back to the Future for Chevron in EcuadorThe Am Law Litigation Dailyall 7 news articles »

2 conservation dogs from Texas sniff out invasive giant snails in Ecuador's ... - Fox News

Fox News2 conservation dogs from Texas sniff out invasive giant snails in Ecuador's ...Fox NewsQUITO, Ecuador ? When Darwin the Labrador retriever crashed out of a service dog program for people, conservationists found him a very different sort of job: sniffing out giant African land snails that are threatening crops on the most visited of ...and more »

Ecuador May Become The Next Country To Decriminalize Drug Use - Huffington Post

Huffington PostEcuador May Become The Next Country To Decriminalize Drug UseHuffington PostShould the bill pass, Ecuador would be the second Latin American country to take a dramatic step toward reform in a region of the world that's been devastated by the war on drugs for the past several decades. Uruguay, which legalized marijuana in 2013, ...and more »

Ecuador: Adopt UN Recommendations on Abortion Law - Human Rights Watch

Human Rights WatchEcuador: Adopt UN Recommendations on Abortion LawHuman Rights Watch(Washington, DC) ? Ecuador's National Assembly should decriminalize abortion in line with recommendations made by the United Nations, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the president of the assembly's Justice Commission. In February 2015 ...and more »

US court hears Chevron's fraud claims in $9.5 billion Ecuador dispute - Reuters

ReutersUS court hears Chevron's fraud claims in $9.5 billion Ecuador disputeReuters(Reuters) - Chevron Corp urged a U.S. appeals court on Monday to uphold a ruling finding that an American lawyer used corrupt means to secure a $9.5 billion pollution judgment in Ecuador.A lawyer for Chevron told the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ...Ecuador Lawsuit Against Chevron Might Need a US Retrial, Judge SuggestsWall Street Journal (blog)On eve of Ecuador pollution trial, Chevron (predictably) stallsAMERICAblog (blog)US court hears Chevron's fraud claims in US$9.5 billion Ecuador disputeChannel News AsiaCSRwire.com (press release) -Bidness ETCall 47 news articles »

Correa: Opposition in Ecuador Copying Venezuelan Opposition - teleSUR English

teleSUR EnglishCorrea: Opposition in Ecuador Copying Venezuelan OppositionteleSUR EnglishIn a deeply unpopular move, the government of Ecuador froze bank accounts in 1999 in an effort to save private banks, causing chaos in Ecuador's financial system. The president added that propagating this rumor ? which was started by the head of the ...

Three new dragon-like wood lizards found in Ecuador and Peru - Toronto Star

Toronto StarThree new dragon-like wood lizards found in Ecuador and PeruToronto StarThey recently discovered three new species, including two that Torres-Carvjal found in Ecuador. The other was found by another study leader in Peru. There are now 15 identified species of wood lizards, almost doubling the number known in 2006.

How long will Ecuador's good times last? - Aljazeera.com (blog)

Aljazeera.com (blog)How long will Ecuador's good times last?Aljazeera.com (blog)A gleaming new airport has replaced the drab 1960s air terminal that used to sit in the middle of Quito, the country's capital. A new four-lane highway circles the capital, and construction crews are evident anywhere you look. At first glance, Ecuador ...Ecuador president denounces threat of attack on himFox News LatinoEcuador Approves New Labor Law With Changes to Public PensionsBloombergEcuador's president says threat forced event cancellationYahoo NewsJewish Telegraphic Agencyall 44 news articles »

Pope Francis to Visit Ecuador From July 6 to 8 - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalPope Francis to Visit Ecuador From July 6 to 8Wall Street JournalQUITO?The Ecuadorean Episcopal Conference said Pope Francis will visit Ecuador from July 6 to 8. At a joint news conference Thursday, Ecuador President Rafael Correa and Raul Vela, the secretary of the Episcopal Conference, said the pope will visit ...Pope Francis will visit Ecuador, Bolivia and ParaguayBBC NewsPope Francis to visit Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay next JulyMercoPressPope Francis to visit Ecuador in JulyThe New Age OnlineThe Star Onlineall 25 news articles »

The Last Ice Merchant of Ecuador - New York Times

New York TimesThe Last Ice Merchant of EcuadorNew York TimesFor over half a century, Baltazar Ushca has hiked up the slopes of Mount Chimborazo, Ecuador's tallest mountain, to harvest the glacial ice that covers this dormant volcano. In the past, up to 40 ice merchants made the journey up the mountain at a time ...and more »





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