IACHR gave leave to proceed with petition in favor of uncontacted Tagaeri and taromenane

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) gave leave to proceed with a petition from a group of citizens in favor of the uncontacted Tagaeri and taromenane people, who inhabit the Ecuadorian Amazon. In 2006 the request was filed in the Commission and was admissible on...

Correa conditions reform to increase oil revenues for the Amazon

During the last nation-wide broadcast, President Rafael Correa noted a reform on the Act 010 to increase oil revenues for the Amazon. This region receives one dollar for every barrel of oil extracted, according to the regulation. Correa said that they could increase to $ 2 per...

Ivanhoe will no longer operate in Amazon´s block

Ivanhoe, a Canadian company, said that it refrained from exploiting an oil block in the Ecuadorian Amazon. This was adjudicated in 2009, with reserves estimated at 4,500 million barrels. The company, despite having invested $ 74 million non-refundable, abandoned the project when...

Chevron Case will be submitted at the Human Rights Council

Today in the Twenty-sixth Session of the Human Rights Council, the Chevron case and its impact on the Ecuadorian Amazon will be submitted. The meeting will be held in Geneva and will finish on June 27. Pablo Fajardo, a lawyer for more than 30,000 complainants, and Oscar Herrera,...

Ecuador celebrated the International anti-Chevron Day

Last Wednesday at the Plaza del Teatro in Quito, capital of Ecuador, the International anti-Chevron Day was celebrated with art, music and activist legends such as “Justice not impunity, toxic Chevron never again.” Simultaneously in about twenty countries around the...

Block 43 will be explored and exploited by Petroamazonas

After the Coordinator Ministry of Strategic Sectors, Ministry of Non-Renewable Natural Resources, the Environment Ministry, and the Secretariat of Hydrocarbons, presented a report to the Biodiversity Committee of the Assembly, it was established that the block 43 of the Yasuni...

Agreement between law firm and Chevron

After that on last March 4 federal judge in New York ruled that the judgment for 9.500 billion dollars against Chevron in Ecuador was the product of fraud and extortion, thus declaring it as unenforceable in the United States, the oil company has closed an agreement with the law...

Chevron wants a $ 32.3 million refund

After U.S. Judge Lewis Kaplan issued a favorable sentence for Chevron Corp, the oil company has asked a federal court in New York to order the attorney representing the case for Ecuador, Steven Donziger, to pay a refund of $ 32.3 million related to the costs of legal proceedings...
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