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Peter Foster: There goes the plunder for the Pirates of Chevron – Financial Post

Last week, the wind was almost entirely taken from the sails of an Ecuadorian legal pirate ship that turned up in Canadian waters several years ago, looking to loot energy giant Chevron Corp.’s Canadian subsidiary. As in the great days of buccaneering, however, we have to remember that one man’s pirate is another man’s freedom fighter cum state representative, and this voyage was backed to the hilt by Ecuador’s socialist president, Rafael Correa (who reluctantly leaves office this year, having failed to rig his country’s constitution). It was also supported by radical environmentalists, trade unions, left-wing politicians, and a raft of Hollywood’s B-list. Read more>>

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Last week, the wind was almost entirely taken from the sails of an Ecuadorian legal pirate ship that turned up in Canadian waters several years ago, looking to loot energy giant Chevron Corp.’s Canadian subsidiary. As in the great days of buccaneering, however, we have to remember that one man’s pirate is another man’s freedom fighter cum state representative, and this voyage was backed to the hilt by Ecuador’s socialist president, Rafael Correa (who reluctantly leaves office this year, having failed to rig his country’s constitution). It was also supported by radical environmentalists, trade unions, left-wing politicians, and a raft of Hollywood’s B-list. Read more>>

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