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October 26, 2015
Ecuador political news

Ecuador’s Judiciary: A Decade of Decline

In March 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a judgment against Steven Donziger and his associates, finding the Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron the product of “egregious fraud”.

October 6, 2015

Who is Pablo Fajardo?

Much has been written about Steven Donziger, the lead American lawyer behind the fraudulent lawsuit against Chevron in Ecuador, but less is known about Pablo Fajardo, the lead Ecuadorian lawyer behind the scheme. Who is Pablo Fajardo?

September 8, 2015
Ecuador political news

Chevron’s statement with regard to the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in the Chevron Corp. v. Yaiguaje case

“Today’s decision has no bearing on the legitimacy or enforceability of the fraudulent Ecuadorian judgment.”

September 3, 2015
Ecuador political news

H5 Settles With Chevron Over Ecuadorian Lawsuit

Chevron Corporation has reached a settlement agreement with H5, a California-based e-discovery and litigation services firm. In the settlement, H5 has withdrawn its support from the litigation against Chevron in Ecuador and has assigned its 1.25 percent interest in the $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment to Chevron.

August 17, 2015

7 Ways Amazon Watch Supported the Legal Fraud of the Century

Rather than refute a recent investigative report by the Washington Times with facts, Amazon Watch continues to advance conspiracy theories, recycle falsehoods and repeat its long-discredited rhetoric. But none of it will rehabilitate the California-based activist group that continues to promote the fraudulent Ecuadorian lawsuit against Chevron.

August 6, 2015
Ecuador political news

Yet Another Get-Rich-Quick Ploy in Ecuador

Now that their funders have abandoned them, Steven Donziger’s team is turning to the government of Ecuador to fund their fraudulent scheme. The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. this week rejected Ecuador’s challenge to an arbitral award, leaving the Republic in debt to Chevron to the tune of $106 million for commercial claims dating back to the 1990s.

June 29, 2015
Ecuador political image

Ecuador’s State-Sponsored Activism Continues in the U.S.

Earlier this year, we documented how the government of Ecuador was waging a campaign of state-sponsored activism and judicial intimidation against both Chevron and an International Arbitration Tribunal that was considering denial of justice claims by Chevron against the Republic of Ecuador.

May 26, 2015
Rafael Correa - president of Ecuador

Forensic Analysis Confirms Donziger and Associates Ghostwrote the Lago Agrio Judgment

Steven Donziger and his few remaining supporters have been trumpeting a computer forensics report that they claim is a “game changer” in their decades-long attempt to extort billions of dollars from Chevron and to distract from the U.S. federal court’s ruling against them.
May 12, 2015
Steven Donziger

Will Ecuador’s Paid Protesters Get a Raise This Year?

Spring is here and, true to form, paid protestors are gearing up for another season of state-sponsored activism and judicial intimidation. The few remaining supporters of the “legal fraud of the century” have already begun a year of manufactured campaigns against Chevron, paid for by the government of Ecuador. Read more>>

May 4, 2015
Chevron Ecuador case background

Another Key Funder of Fraudulent Ecuador Litigation Against Chevron Withdraws Support

Chevron has reached a settlement agreement with Woodsford Litigation Funding Limited, a U.K.-based litigation funder that provided $2.5 million in funding to the fraudulent lawsuit against Chevron in Ecuador. Chevron brought conspiracy claims against Woodsford in Gibraltar for the company’s role in funding and advancing the fraudulent lawsuit. In the settlement Woodsford has resolved those claims by withdrawing all financial support related to the Ecuador litigation and assigning all of its interest in the litigation to Chevron. Chevron, in turn, has agreed to release all of its claims against Woodsford and Woodsford’s Gibraltar-based funding entity, Temeraire Limited. Read more>>

April 9, 2015
Steven Donziger - Crude outtake

Revealed by Amazon Watch: Desperation!

Recently Amazon Watch – one of the few remaining supporters of Steven Donziger, the lawyer behind the fraudulent lawsuit against …

April 1, 2015
The Amazon Watch

Who is Amazon Watch, And Who Do They Really Work For?

For years, a San Francisco-based activist organization, Amazon Watch, has made Chevron the target of an unrelenting smear campaign based …