Ecuador calls on Latin America for support in case against Chevron

Posted on February 28, 2013 • Filed under: Conflicts, Ecuador, Oil, Politics reported, President Rafael Correa said he expects the regional groupings Alba and Unasur to meet urgently and address the “legal aberration” committed by a UN trade law arbitrage tribunal against Ecuador in a case involving US multinational Chevron and decades of environmental damages. “We urgently need Latinamerican unity to avoid the abuses of the multinational corporations that consider us colonies and have on their pay-list the arbiters and arbitrage centres” in defence of the interests of those powerful corporations, blasted the Ecuadorean leader recently re-elected by a landslide. Read Article

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