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Human Events – Ecuador’s $27 Billion Shakedown of Chevron

Date: Mar 17, 2010

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa’s $27 billion environmenal lawsuit against Chevron has all the characteristics of a corrupt banana republic:

Judicial intimidation, bribery and bogus studies by paid-off experts.

In the long-running, government-backed suit against the giant American oil company, which vows it will never give in to what it calls a “shakedown” by the government and its political cronies, Chevron rejects that it is liable for any claims of environmental damage in the country’s Amazon region.

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