Ecuador: The Economist Answers President Correa’s accusations of “barefaced lies”

Posted on October 12, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, Oil

The reported …..Our article prompted an extraordinary response from Mr Correa. On October 5th he accused us of “barefaced lies” and of acting on behalf of Chevron, which he said “has financed campaigns in The Economist”. “None of this is coincidental, it’s the empire of capital,” he explained, adding: “The whole of humanity should rebel against this. Two powerful foreign families, the Rothschilds and Schroders, are shareholders of The Economist group and of six financial companies that are in turn shareholders in Chevron.” He called for a Twitter campaign against us. Read Article

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