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Protesters Target Fidelity in Dispute over Oil Drilling

February 3, 2000The Boston Herald

Housewife Kathy Kerridge opened her first individual retirement account with Fidelity Investments in 1987 and now owns shares in various mutual funds run by the industry's largest firm.

But the mother of two said yesterday that she may consider pulling her money out if Fidelity doesn't act soon to pressure the Occidental Petroleum Corp.

Protest Targets Fidelity Holdings

February 3, 2000USA TODAY

Protesters plan marches on Fidelity Investments' offices in 22 cities today to press the mutual fund giant to dump shares in an oil company drilling on land claimed by an indigenous tribe in Colombia.The protests mark the first time a mutual fund company has been targeted by human-rights groups and environmentalists campaigning for "socially responsible" investing.

Past campaigns have focused on pension funds and univ

Groups Protest Fidelity over Oil Drilling in Colombia

February 3, 2000The Associated Press

About 80 protestors waved placards and banners outside Fidelity Investments to protest the mutual fund company's holdings in a company that plans to drill for oil in Colombia.

Environmentalists Put the Spotlight on Fidelity Investments Investment Giant Urged to Put Pressure on Occidental Petroleum Oxy Moves in Equipment on U’wa Tribal Lands in Colombia

February 3, 2000

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What: Environmental leaders rally at Fidelity Investments

When: TODAY, Thursday, February 3, 2000, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Where: Fidelity Investment Center, 10100 Little Santa Monica Blvd., Century City <

Fidelity, Gore Urged to Help Block Colombian Occidental Venture

February 2, 2000Bloomberg

19:6 (New York) Fidelity, Gore Urged to Help Block Colombian Occidental Venture

Washington - Environmental activists are urging Fidelity Investments and U.S. Vice President Al Gore either to divest their holdings in Occidental Petroleum Corp.

Two Activists Impersonating Al Gore and Oxy CEO Arrested for Disrupting Company-Sponsored "Environmental" Conference Gore Urged to Divest from Oxy

February 1, 2000

Santa Barbara, California - Two UC Santa Barbara students dressed as Vice President Al Gore and Occidental Petroleum CEO were arrested and hauled away by Santa Barbara Police today after disrupting the World Environment Center' s conference where Oxy officials were showcasing the company's environmental policies.

Media Silence on Al Gore: Why Haven't Reporters Questioned Him about His Ties to Oxy? The Sound of Silence is Deafening

February 1, 2000TomPaine.com

For decades, Vice President Gore has been receiving $20,000 annual payments from Occidental Petroleum, ostensibly for the mineral rights on land. But the company has never used the land, and the Gores currently rent it out to a competing firm.

So what does the firm get for its money? The answer is not clear.

From Piglet to Firing Squad . . . or the Ignorance of the International Community

February 1, 2000Oilwatch

A few years ago, one afternoon while it was raining in Chuscal (U'wa territory), a U'wa woman from a family of the Tegria told us about their first contact with the multinational oil company Oxy. "People arrived from the Indian Affairs Office of the Government to tell us that some people from the capital had arrived and were wanting to speak with us and were inviting us to go to Saravena.

From Piglet to Firing Squad . . . or the Ignorance of the International Community

February 1, 2000Oilwatch

A few years ago, one afternoon while it was raining in Chuscal (U'wa territory), a U'wa woman from a family of the Tegria told us about their first contact with the multinational oil company Oxy. "People arrived from the Indian Affairs Office of the Government to tell us that some people from the capital had arrived and were wanting to speak with us and were inviting us to go to Saravena.

Environmental Protest Dogs Occidental Petroleum at Company-Sponsored Conference Street Theater Exposes Vice President Gore's Financial Ties to Occidental

February 1, 2000

What: A colorful protest with street theater depicting Vice President Al Gore in bed with Oxy

When: Tuesday, February 1, 2000 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Where: Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort, 633 E.

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