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  1. Canadian lawyers and Chevron's court battle over environmental damage in Ecuador
    Iler, Kirsten

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    A storm of controversy erupted amongst Canadian lawyers when the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) decided to intervene in Chevron's appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. The appeal is part of Chevron's battle against Ecuadorian Indigenous peoples who seek to enforce a massive court judgment against the company for environmental damage in Ecuador.
  2. Chevron Whistleblower Videos Show Deliberate Falsification Of Evidence In Ecuador Oil Pollution Trial
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Chevron lost the lawsuit filed against the company by Indigenous villagers who say Texaco, which merged with Chevron, left hundreds of open, unlined pits full of toxic oil waste in the Amazon rainforest. Nevertheless, the company attempts to retry the case.
  3. Chevron Wins Ecuador Arbitration But Money May Go To Amazon Communities
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    The Dutch Supreme Court recently upheld an arbitration tribunal judgment requiring the Ecuadorean government to pay Chevron $106 million for breach of contract. Ironically, activists say Ecuador is now free to hand this money to indigenous communities who have sued the oil giant for pollution in an unrelated case.
  4. Chevron's Crude Attacks
    Court Sides With Big Oil

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Yet another instance of the increasingly pro-business stance of the US legal system.
  5. Connexions Library: South America Focus
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on South America.
  6. Crisis and Coup in Ecuador
    Against The Current vol. 87

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    On January 21, 2000, for the first time since the Spanish conquest of Ecuador in A.D. 1533-34, indigenous people briefly -- very briefly -- ruled the country as part of a triumvirate. Frustrated by over a decade of economic problems, corruption and political stalemates over indigenous rights and land disputes, thousands of indigenous protesters and members of popular movements converged on Quito, the country's capital. On the 21st, hundreds of protesters occupied Congress and proclaimed a People's Parliament.
  7. Ecuador 1960-1963
    A Textbook of Dirty Tricks

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1995
    An account of the CIA-backed coups in Ecuador of 1960-1963.
  8. Ecuador Fights against Elitism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    It is great news for majority of Ecuadorian citizens -- but a terrible nightmare for the 'elites'.
    Lately, in Ecuador, right-wing 'elites' are continuously protesting against the administration, accusing it of corruption and other ills.
  9. Ecuador: Left Turn?
    Against The Current vol. 142

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    On April 26, 2009, Rafael Correa won re-election to the Ecuadorian presidency with an absolute majority of the vote. He gained broad popular appeal through a combination of nationalist rhetoric and increased social spending on education and health care. The victory cemented Correa’s control over the country as the old political establishment appeared to be in complete collapse.
  10. Ecuador: Mass marches defend democracy amid coup plot
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    President Rafael Correa called a rally on July 2, 2015 in defence of democracy and the pro-poor Citizens' Revolution his government leads after plans by the right-wing opposition for a violent coup were exposed.
  11. Ecuador's Indigenous Socialism
    Against The Current vol. 141

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    For several decades now, national elites in Latin America have accused the left of acting as a ventriloquist for indigenous movements: allowing Native leaders to speak, but pulling the strings behind them.
  12. Ecuador's New Indigenous Uprising
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Ecuador's Indigenous movements have launched an uprising to challenge the government's opposition to bilingual education and its support for an extractive-based economy.
  13. Embassy Row Online
    Resource Type: Website
    Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.
  14. Intag’s Recurrent Nightmare: Adding Up The Costs Of Ecuador's Mineral Wars
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Intag is situated in Northwestern Ecuador. In the 1990s Bishimetal, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi, found evidence of a large copper deposit lying in the bowels of the biodiverse Toisan Range. In 1997 it was forced to abandon the project. In 2012 CODELCO, Ecuador’s state-owned mining company moved to revive the project as part of a government to government agreement. The nightmare returns.
  15. Killing Hope 
    U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008
    Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Chile, Cuba, Vietnam, to name a few), and for those who want to learn about lesser-known efforts (France, China, Bolivia, Brazil, for example), this book provides a window on what U.S. foreign policy goals really are. "If you flip over the rock of American foreign policy of the past century, this is what crawls out… invasions … bombings … overthrowing governments … occupations … suppressing movements for social change … assassinating political leaders … perverting elections … manipulating labor unions … manufacturing “news” … death squads … torture … biological warfare … depleted uranium … drug trafficking … mercenaries … It’s not a pretty picture. It’s enough to give imperialism a bad name."
  16. Latin America The Liberation of Latin America
    New Internationalist May 2003

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 2003
    A look at the issues which have surrounded Latin America and what is changing.
  17. Legal Ruling Will Allow Rain Forest Indigenous Peoples to Pursue Chevron in Canada
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Ontario Court of Appeal says communities of Ecuador affected by Chevron can enforce Ecuadorian rulings in Canada.
  18. Living with the Land
    Communities Restoring the Earth

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
    A collection of stories from grassroots communities about the benefits of ecological living.
  19. A Long and Terrible Shadow
    White Values, Native Rights in the Americas 1492-1992

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
    Against the odds, Native peoples have waged a tenacious struggle to survive and the re-emerge as distinct cultures.
  20. Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
  21. Rafael Correa, the Press, and Whistleblowers
    Corporate Control and Double Standards

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    There are claims of hypocrisy because of Correa providing asylum to whistleblowers however also passing a Communications Bill that detractors claim is a major blow to a free press.
  22. Rebuilding communities: a type of resistance
    Communities in the Amazon resort to constitutional rights to recover territories granted to mining companies.

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    In Tundayme, a parish located in the Cordillera del Cóndor in Ecuador's southern Amazon, the indigenous and peasant communities have decided to recover the territories of abandoned or forcefully evicted communities in order to oppose mining megaprojects. The first few steps have been successful, but they fear that the government and the affected companies will respond aggressively.
  23. With My Heart in Yambo
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Twenty-four years ago director Fernanda Restrepo's two teenage brothers disappeared. A year later, the family finally learned the worst possible news: the brothers had been kidnapped, tortured and murdered by the Ecuadorean police, and then dumped. Restrepo embarks on the painful journey of recounting her family’s story, and documents yet one more search in Lake Yambo, where the boys’ bodies were dumped.
  24. Zombie neoliberalism threatens Ecuador's 'citizen's revolution'
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa and social movements behind Ecuador's "Citizens' Revolution" are engaged in yet another battle against the South American country's elites.

Experts on Ecuador in the Sources Directory

  1. Embassy Row
  2. Latin American Economic System
  3. Latin American Parliament
  4. Organization of American States
  5. Union of South American Nations
  6. United Nations

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