Atossa Soltani Amazon Watch Avoids Defending Steven Donziger At RICO Trial: Chevron Ecuador

Atossa Soltani, of Amazon Watch, and its the founder and executive director, has reportedly elected to avoid testifying on behalf of RICO defendant Steven Donziger in the Chevron Ecuador fraud…

Chevron Ecuador: Jeffrey Shinder Accuses Steven Donziger Of Corruption

The Chevron Ecuador trial pitting Steven Donziger against the American Oil Company based on its RICO complaint, has taken a turn against the now-famous trial lawyer. According to a number…

Chevron Ecuador: Richmond Mayor’s Comparison To Refinery Accident Is Crazy

Chevron Ecuador compares to Chevron Oil Refinery Accident? Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin can’t resist acting like an irresponsible and unknowing political activist, even as the Mayor of Richmond. (Bet she…

Chevron Ecuador: Chevron Closer To Legal Win Over Steven Donziger

In the latest chapter of the Chevron Ecuador lawsuit, the American oil company is moving closer to legal victory, particularly over its main attacker, Steven Donziger. Donziger has long claimed…

Chevron Ecuador: Chevron Not Liable For Ecuador Environmental Damage Says The Hague

The latest Chevron Ecuador news is that Chevron is not liable for environmental damage claims made and that stemmed from the operation of an oil production constortium from 1966 to…

Chevron Ecuador: Steven Donziger’s Experts Say Evidence Fabricated

Chevron Ecuador has another new twist: Steven Donziger, the lead plaintiff’s lawyer in the lawsuit against Chevron by Ecuador (the claim that it was filed by Ecuador’s indigent community, and…

Ecuador President Correa Wants Oil Drilling In Yasuni National Park; Chevron Lawsuit A Sham

Ecuador President Rafael Correa, in following through on a promise he made four years ago to drill in the United Nations-protected Yasuni National Park, has upset many in Ecuador, and…

Chevron Ecuador: Steven Donziger Diaries Reveals Meeting With Rafael Correa

This Chevron Ecuador news features more of the diaries of Steven Donziger, the lead plaintiff’s lawyer working to sue Chevron (correctly called ‘Texaco’ in the diary and because Texaco, or…

Chevron Ecuador: Steven Donziger On Judge Meeting, Amazon Watch Problem

Steven Donziger Update: 50 Pages Of Steven Donziger Diary Content The latest Chevron Ecuador news would seem to point to implicative statements by Steve Donziger, the man who cooked up…

Chevron Ecuador | Chevron’s 2011 $96 Million Court Award Confirmed

The latest Chevron Ecuador case news. Chevron’s August 2011 $96 million award by the International Court at The Hague was confirmed today. According to various reports, Washington DC District Judge…

Petroecuador Ecuador Oil Spill Could Be Headed For Brazil, Peru

Petroecuador, it’s poor oil environmental record already exposed in the Chevron Ecuador case, has another new oil spill to deal with, one that occurred on June 4th, and is now…

Chevron Ecuador: Steve Donziger Loses Keker & Van Nest Lawyers

Steve Donziger takes another giant hit in the fraudulent ‘Chevron Ecuador’ lawsuit, where Mr. Donziger has waged a decades long chase for billions of dollars on a foundation of false…

Ecuador’s Fraudulent Chevron Asset Chase Stopped In Canada

Steven Donziger and his friends have faced another giant setback in their attempt to collect $19 billion via Chevron as part of Ecuador’s rulling against the American oil giant that…

PetroEcuador 226 Oil Spills In 2005: Wikileaks Cable | Chevron Ecuador

PetroEcuador’s oil spill problems and lack of financial resources to fix its own leaky oil production system have not be talked about in the Chevron Ecuador case. But the Wikileaks…

Steven Donziger Runs Out Of Friends In Chevron Ecuador Case

Steven Donziger’s walls are closing in around him in the Chevron Ecuador case. Today’s huge bombshell for Mr. Donziger has caused the wheels to fall off his $19 billion lawsuit…

Chevron Ecuador: Steven Donziger’s Consulting Firm Turns On Him, Sites Fraud

Steven Donziger, the main instigator of the lawsuit against Chevron for activities of the oil producing Petroecuador / Texaco consortium TexPet in Ecuador to 1992 and before Chevron bought Texaco,…

Chevron Ecuador: Patton Boggs Must Give Documents Up; Judge Kaplan Writes History

The Chevron Ecuador case, which really should be called the “Tex-Pet Ecuador” case since Chevron was not operating in Ecuador at the time and up to Texaco’s departure in 1992,…

Ecuador President Correa Wins Reelection By Bullying The Press

Ecuador President Rafael Correa has won reelection for a third term, but this time his massive 30-point victory is tainted by the mark of scandal. The basic assumption that comes…

Chevron Ecuador: International Court Finds Ecuador Violating World Law

Ecuador’s never good at listening, preferring to march against the World, and to the beat of its own, corrupt, legal drum. That habit caught up to the country in the…

Chevron Ecuador: Steven Donziger At Stanford Symposium Feb 8th

This is going to be an interesting event. Steven Donziger, the lead plaintiff’s attorney in the Chevron Ecuador case, will attend the first The Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation’s Symposium.…

Ecuador Judge Alberto Guerra Paid Off By Steven Donziger In Chevron Case

Before you read the rest of the news, look at this video: Now, here’s the latest: Ecuador Judge Alberto Guerra has stepped forward to admit that he was paid off…

Chevron Ecuador: President Correa Joins Steve Donziger In Fraud

Chevron Ecuador has taken a new, dramatic turn, unnoticed by the media, with the lone exception of this blogger – one who’s covered this issue of Ecuador’s fraudulent lawsuit against…

Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan Allows Chevron To Pursue Ecuador Fraud Claim

Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan, who was the first legal overseer to recognize that the Steven Donziger-led lawsuit against Chevron and that caused the corrupt Ecuador court to issue an $18…

Chevron Ecuador: Emails Point To Ecuador, Petroecuador, Working With Donziger

More Chevron Ecuador news. About two years ago, an associate with Amazon Watch I will not name tried to bully Kevin Skaggs and Vlae Kershner of SFGate.com, the website of…

Chevron Ecuador: Steven Donziger’s 2005 PR Attack Plan Revealed

The Chevron Ecuador case contains thousands of pages of documents, many online for anyone who cares to research. One document contains the emails and papers of Chevron Ecuador lead plaintiff…

Chevron Ecuador: U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Blasts Donziger For “Tort Tourism”

Chevron Ecuador: the latest news has the U.S. Chamber of Commerce blasting Steve Donziger and the so-called Amazon Defense Coalition for what many are starting to call “tort tourism,” or…

Chevron Ecuador: US Trade Agency Blasts Ecuador, Amazon Defense Coalition Tells Lies

More Chevron Ecuador news: the U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and his staff have released the report called “Sixth Report to the Congress on the Operation of the Andean Trade…

Was Dr. Ann Maest, Ecuador Plaintiff’s Scientist, Paid To Lie In Chevron Ecuador Case?

Dr. Ann Maest, a managing scientist at Straus Consulting and aide to Steve Donziger, lead plaintiff’s lawyer in the Chevron Ecuador case, is the focus of the most recent attempt…

Chevron Fires Ogilvy And Felipe Benitez For Consulting To Amazon Watch; Benitez Worked With Ecuador Too

The latest Chevron Ecuador news is that Chevron fired its $600,000 lobbyist Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, after it was revealed that Felipe Benitez, a relatively new Ogilvy Account Director, gave…

SF Chronicle Unethical: Has Appearance Of Being On Take For Millions In Chevron Ecuador

The San Francisco Chronicle has the appearance of operating in a way that’s purely unethical. First, they work to eliminate the one person who blogged on Chevron’s side in the…

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, Chevron Shareholders, Seek Ecuador Settlement To Get Rich

The “40 Chevron Shareholders” who are asking for a settlement in the Chevron – Ecuador case are doing so only out of greed; such a deal would make some of…

Chevron Ecuador: Judge Kaplan Sort-Of Punks Steven Donziger With RICO Ruling

Steve Donziger, the lead plaintiff lawyer in a fraudulent lawsuit pitting Chevron against Ecuador, managed to really piss off U.S. Southern District Of New York Judge Lewis Kaplan on April…

Ecuador’s President Correa Runs Country “Like A Dictator”

A friend of mine, a good friend of this blogger, just returned from spending a good year in Ecuador. Her report was that she enjoyed the people she met, but…

Chevron Wins Victory In Chevron Ecuador Case

Chevron won a battle in the issue of the fraudulent lawsuit stemming from it’s 20 year old departure from oil production in Ecuador. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan…

Chevron Ecuador Judge Nicolas Zambrano Dismissed; Correa Reverses On Media Suit

Nicolas Zambrano, the judge that awarded his own country fraudulently-obtained victory in the long-standing lawsuit against Chevron, was dismissed on Wednesday for the freeing of Cristian Suquisupa. What Zambrano did…