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Meet the Amazon Tribespeople Who Beat Chevron in Court—but Are Still Fighting for Clean Water
One day in early August, I took a long and lazy canoe trip down the Río Tiputini in northeastern Ecuador. My destination was the village of Guiyero, a remote dot of an Indian community more than a hundred miles downriver from the oil city of Lago Agrio. The riverside hamlet is at the eastern edge of territory deeded to the Waorani, one of the largest tribes in the region. Situated where some of ...(10/30/2014 9:19:22 AM)
Fitch Affirms Ecuador at 'B'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Ecuador's long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating at 'B'. The issue ratings on Ecuador's senior unsecured foreign bonds are also affirmed at 'B'.(10/16/2014 2:30:00 PM)
5.6-magnitude quake felt on Ecuador-Colombia line
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A magnitude-5.6 earthquake rattled Ecuador's border with Colombia on Monday, shaking low-lying buildings and frightening residents in the sparsely-populated area. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.(10/20/2014 6:33:46 PM)
Ecuador beats El Salvador in Hurtado's final game
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Joao Plata and Enner Valencia had two goals apiece, and Ecuador beat El Salvador 5-1 on Tuesday night to get a win for Ivan Hurtado in his final appearance with the national team.(10/14/2014 9:32:15 PM)
Ecuador Awards $2.12 Billion in Contracts to Boost Crude Output
Ecuador , OPEC’s smallest-producing member, signed contracts with companies including Halliburton Co. (HAL) and Schlumberger Ltd. (SLB) for a combined $2.12 billion investment to boost the nation’s crude output and reserves.(10/8/2014 11:52:09 PM)
Kinross to sell halted Ecuador gold project to Lundin company
Kinross Gold Corp has agreed to sell its halted Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador to a company belonging to the Swedish-Canadian Lundin family for $240 million, Kinross and the company, Fortress Minerals Corp , said on Tuesday. Toronto-based Kinross acquired the project in 2008 with its $1.2 billion friendly takeover of Aurelian Resources, and once called it "one of the most exciting gold ...(10/21/2014 6:43:00 PM)
Villagers Plan to Seize Chevron's $106M Arbitral Award
QUITO, ECUADOR, Sep. 30 /CSRwire/ - In what could be a huge boost to their campaign to force Chevron to comply with a $9.5 billion environmental judgment in Ecuador, rainforest villagers plan to enforce a court order directing them to take possession of a $106 million arbitral award won recently by the oil giant from Ecuador’s government in a case that recently became final in Dutch courts.(10/27/2014 12:33:02 AM)
A new hip, with help from an old friend
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) - Sarah Braxton of Huntingdon downplayed the role she had in bringing a man from Ecuador to Altoona for the hip replacement surgery that he's expected to receive today and that he said will change his life. "I feel like he's my family," said Braxton. ...(10/31/2014 1:50:46 PM)
TAME Airlines Launches New Nonstop Route From Quito To Fort Lauderdale
QUITO, Ecuador, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAME Airlines, one of Ecuador's premiere airlines, launched a new service between Quito, Ecuador and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beginning October 17, 2014. Officials and Executives from TAME Airlines, the Ecuadorian Ministry of Transportation, Broward County Aviation, FLL and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention ...(10/22/2014 9:00:00 AM)
Five Points: USA prepares for benchmark friendly against Ecuador
Landon Donovan may dominate the headlines as he takes his final bow, but his farewell is not the only priority for the U.S. national team ahead of the friendly against Ecuador tonight.(10/10/2014 9:28:04 AM)
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