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Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia. The BRICS summit in northeast Brazil has already made history for one key reason; the creation of the New Development Bank. Call it…

(VIDEO) Chevron’s legacy of pollution and death In Ecuador [Short Documentary]

In an effort to create awareness and gather support for the affected communities by Chevron in Ecuador, solidarity committees from all over the world have declared May 21st, 2014 as the international #AntiChevron day of action. The Canadian Committee will join this calling with events in Toronto and Kitchener. [Join here] Chevron, formerly known as…

(VIDEO+PICTURES) Canadians launch campaign to hold Chevron accountable

Canadians reject Chevron’s Dirty Hand The first meeting of the Committee in Solidarity with the Ecuadorian communities affected by oil giant Chevron was a great success. The call was made by several organizations from Toronto, and had the participation of social organizations, First Nations, Ecuadorian community and individuals living in Toronto, gathered to denounce the pollution…

U.S. Intelligence Planning to Oust the President of Ecuador

By Nil NIKANDROV | strategic-culture.org Rafael Correa is one of those Latin American presidents which ruling circles in the U.S. consider uncontrollable and thus especially dangerous. To get rid of such politicians, Washington makes use of a wide arsenal of means, from interfering in election processes to physical elimination. After the strange death of Hugo Chavez, who led Latin America’s resistance…

(VIDEO) Ecuador demands explanation on US military attack on Ecuador’s soil

Ecuador will demand an explanation to the US Ambassador to Quito, Adam E. Namm, regarding the Central Intelligence Agency’s alleged participation in Colombia’s attack against a camp of the FARC, which was located in the Ecuadorian territory. The attack occurred in 2008. teleSUR The CIA’s participation in the military invasion into Ecuadorian soil was verified…

ALBA-Petrocaribe countries to consolidate socio-cultural and economic empowerment

Caracas, Dec 17 (Prensa Latina) President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, inaugurated today the 2nd Extraordinary Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the People of Our America (ALBA)-Petrocaribe, to evaluate actions for the regional integration. Haiti and Dominican Republic Create High-Level Commission ALBA-Petrocaribe Strengthen Regional Spaces Nicaraguan President Attends ALBA-Petrocaribe Summit Venezuela: Positive Economic Impact of…

Ecuador: World Youth Court ruled against crimes of imperialism

Quito, December 12th, (Andes).- At the 18th World Festival of Youth and Students that is taking place in Ecuador, the youth’s international court of human rights sentenced past and present crimes committed directly and indirectly by imperialism. The court called for the people to hold all agents involved in these acts to be tried and…

“Welcome to America – Now Give Us Your Property or You’re under Arrest!”

Donald Moncayo has been a friend and ally to Amazon Watch and a member of the affected communities in Ecuador dedicated to showing the world the truth of what Chevron (operating as Texaco) did to the rainforest in Ecuador. For eight years he has led “Toxi-tours” for journalists, environmentalists, elected officials and others to witness Chevron’s…