Eye on the Amazon
  • ¡Update! The Sarayaku Situation

    ¡Update! The Sarayaku Situation

    May 14, 2014 – Sarayaku has reported a buildup of military forces and the existence of plans to invade the community. Ecuador's Ministry of Defense denies these claims. In a national TV address over the weekend, President Correa threatened to declare a state of emergency.

  • Chevron's Ecuador Plan B

    Chevron's Ecuador Plan B

    May 9, 2014 – Test results from the Ecuador trial support what the villagers have always alleged: Chevron contaminated their land, using substandard drilling practices to minimize costs and maximize profit. The real news is the cover-up of the mess they left behind.

  • Ecuadorian Government Seeks to Quash Legitimate Yasuní Referendum

    Ecuadorian Government Seeks to Quash Legitimate Yasuní Referendum

    The people have spoken The world is watching. Let them vote!

    May 5, 2014 – Now that the idea of the Yasuní-ITT initiative is back in the hands of civil society, it may fall victim to an egregious example of government overreach and voter suppression. That's bad for Ecuador and for the world.

  • "No Other Option to Avoid Our U’wa People Being Violently Evicted"

    "No Other Option to Avoid Our U’wa People Being Violently Evicted"

    May 2, 2014 – After a tense 40-day stand-off over a bombed and paralyzed oil pipeline, the U'wa indigenous people came to an agreement late yesterday with the Colombian government, avoiding the possibility of a forceful incursion into their territory.

  • Indigenous Amazonian People Threatened by Oil Drilling

    Indigenous Amazonian People Threatened by Oil Drilling

    May 1, 2014 – Achuar resistance to oil exploration has achieved some success. Now the Ecuadorian government is attempting to take down indigenous leaders for defending their territory from oil development plans.

  • In Long-Fought Victory for Anonymous Email Users, Chevron Agrees to Withdraw Google and Yahoo! Subpoenas

    In Long-Fought Victory for Anonymous Email Users, Chevron Agrees to Withdraw Google and Yahoo! Subpoenas

    April 30, 2014 – Chevron has finally ended its efforts to obtain information from email accounts belonging to activists, attorneys, journalists and others who have spoken out against the company.

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