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Informe Gubernamental Colombiano Confirma que los U’WA se Encuentran en la Linea de Fuego de Occidental Petroleum se le Exhorta al Ministro del Medio Ambiente Mayr a Revocar la Licencia

October 8, 1999

Washington D.C. – Un informe emitido el miercoles por la Defensoria del Pueblo en Colombia podría representar un desafio grave a la validez legal de una licencia ortorgada a la empresa Occidental de Colombia (Oxy) para taladrar un pozo exploratorio en las tierras ancestrales del pueblo de los U’wa, una tribu de 5,000 personas quienes viven en el bosque nublado en el noreste de Colombia. [...]

Colombian Government Report Confirms U'WA in Occidental Petroleum's Line of Fire Enviornment Minister Mayr Urged to Revoke License

October 8, 1999

Washington D.C. – A report issued yesterday by the Colombian People’s Ombudsman's office could seriously challenge the legal validity of the license granted to Occidental Petroleum to drill an exploratory well in the ancestral lands of the U'wa people, an indigenous tribe of 5,000 who live in the cloud forest of northeastern Colombia. [...]

Candlelight March and Vigil at OXY CEO'S House Protesters demand cancellation of project in U'wa indigenous territory

October 6, 1999

WHAT: A candlelight march and vigil in the neighborhood of Dr. Ray Irani, CEO of Occidental Petroleum Corporation.  WHERE: Sunset Blvd. at the corner of Bel Air Drive, one block W. of N. [...]

Occidental and Oriental Connections

September 29, 1999Wall St. Journal

Carthage, Tenn. - On his 1998 tax returns under "supplemental income," Vice President Al Gore lists a $20,000 royalty payment from Union Zinc Inc. for the right to mine zinc from his 88-acre farm here in the verdant hills of the Cumberland River valley. In the 25 years he has held the zinc lease, Mr. Gore has earned more than $450,000. The man who provided Mr. [...]

Colombian President Pastrana Condemned for Granting Occidental Permit for Oil Drilling on U'wa Tribal Land International Protests to Escalate

September 21, 1999

Washington, DC - An international coalition of environmental and human rights leaders condemned Colombian President Andrés Pastrana today for his decision to grant the Los-Angeles based Occidental Petroleum (Oxy) permission to proceed with oil drilling on U'wa tribal lands. [...]

The Colombian Government Urged to Reject Occidental's License to Drill on U'wa Tribe's Land

September 9, 1999

Los Angeles, CA - An international alliance of more than 100 organizations from 24 countries sent a joint letter to Juan Mayr, Colombia's award-winning Environment Minister, urging him to reject the Los Angeles-based Occidental Petroleum's (OXY) pending license to drill its first oil well on the U'wa's sacred ancestral lands. [...]

The Colombian Government Urged to Reject Occidental's License to Drill on U'wa Tribe's Land

September 9, 1999

Los Angeles, CA - An international alliance of more than 100 organizations from 24 countries sent a joint letter to Juan Mayr, Colombia's award-winning Environment Minister, urging him to reject the Los Angeles-based Occidental Petroleum's (OXY) pending license to drill its first oil well on the U'wa's sacred ancestral lands. [...]

U'WA of Colombia Uphold Opposition to All Oil Drilling as Tribe Granted Expansion of Legal Territory

August 24, 1999

A Colombian Indian tribe has upheld its opposition to oil drilling on its traditional territory after winning legal title to a significant portion of that land. At a government ceremony intended to celebrate the creation of the Unified U'wa Reservation (Resguardo Unido) the U'wa restated that all of their traditional lands must remain free from oil projects, not just the sections that have been legally deeded to them. [...]

U'wa Chieftans Carry Eco-Fight to Doorstep of Corporate America

June 7, 1999The Wall Street Journal

Malibu, Calif. [...]

Major Step to Ending Oil Drilling in Rainforest Results from Oxy Shareholder Vote 40-Million Shares Vote to Support the Rights of Colombia's U'wa People

April 30, 1999

Santa Monica, CA - Environmental and human rights activists scored a significant victory today as thirteen percent of Occidental Petroleum shareholders, totaling over 40,000,000 shares, voted in favor of a resolution presented at the annual shareholder meeting to carry out an analysis of the risks associated with oil project planned for U'wa people's lands in the Colombian cloudforest. [...]

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