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Ecuador Pipeline Suffers Major Oil Spill Thousands of Gallons of Heavy Crude Flood River and Surrounding Ecosystem

February 27, 2009

On Wednesday February 25, Ecuador’s privately built and operated OCP pipeline ruptured, spilling at least 14,000 gallons of crude into the Santa Rosa river. The river flows east through the Napo province and into the country’s Amazon region. [...]

President condemned for uncontacted tribes policy

January 30, 2009

From Survival International President Correa has been condemned by Ecuador's national indigenous peoples' organisation CONAIE over his policy towards uncontacted Indians. 'Correa's regime is promoting oil production on land inhabited by uncontacted tribes,' says a statement from CONAIE. The statement was made in an open letter to the World Social Forum being held in the Amazon town of Belem in Brazil [...]

Ecuadorian Indigenous Federation Protests Mining Law

January 21, 2009

(Quito, January 21. [...]

Colombia's U'wa People Call for Cancellation of Ecopetrol's Oil Project JP Morgan Chase Urged to Break Financial Ties with Ecopetrol

November 17, 2008

The U'wa People of Colombia The U'wa are a peaceful indigenous community of 6,000 who live traditionally in the remote Andes of northeastern Colombia on the border with Venezuela. [...]

Indigenous organizations announce measures if Talisman oil company does not abandon Block 64

October 21, 2008

Talisman has only two weeks left to comply with the timeframe offered by the indigenous communities of Datem of Marañon, Loreto department, for the company to start leaving their territory. [...]

LOS UWAS MARCHAMOS POR LA VIDA

October 10, 2008

Concientes que la vida lo da la naturaleza, los U’was continuamos defendiendo nuestra Madre Tierra y hoy como pioneros de esa defensa, queremos hacer un gesto simbólico visitando en forma pacífica y ordenado las instalaciones de ECOPETROL (Bloque Sirirí Pozo Gibraltar 3), que se encuentran ubicado en nuestra propiedad, por ello el día 12 de octubre realizaremos una marcha donde exigiremos entre otras cosas lo siguient [...]

Coming Clean: Important New Sustainability Book

September 25, 2008

Amazon Watch friend and colleague Michael Brune, executive director of Rainforest Action Network, has written an important new book called Coming Clean: Breaking our Addiction to Oil and Coal. Unlike many books on climate and energy, this book is focused on solutions. It begins in the rainforests of Ecuador, where Mike gives a first-hand account of a fact-finding trip Amazon Watch helped organize a few years ago. [...]

U'wa Denuncia Publica

September 18, 2008

Una vez mas queremos anexar o expresar nuestro mas sincero denuncia publica ante la actitud del gobierno y la empresa Ecopetrol y sus políticas en la bolsa de Nueva York que nuestras autoridades indígenas y los cabildos U`wa en muchas oportunidades al gobierno y a la empresa les a exigido el respeto al territorio ancestral y milenario, que el cual es nuestro kera shikara y los mojones tradicionales. En síntesis los [...]

Amazon Watch to JPMorgan Chase Bank: Don't underwrite Ecopetrol

September 17, 2008

September 17, 2008 Amy DavidsenDirector of Environmental AffairsJPMorgan Chase270 Park Avenue, Floor 29New York, NY 10017 Dear Ms. Davidson, Thank you for agreeing to speak with Amazon Watch this week about Ecopetrol’s Colombia operations. [...]

ONIC: Denunciamos y Rechazamos el Tratado de Libre Comercio

September 10, 2008

ORGANIZACIÓN NACIONAL INDIGENA DE COLOMBIA-ONIC Denunciamos y Rechazamos el TLC Por estos días deambula en Washington una Comisión más de Embajadores de bolsillo cooptados por el Gobierno Nacional que implora ante el congreso, los legisladores y políticos norteamericanas la aprobación del Tratado de Libre Comercio con Colombia. [...]

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