ECUADOR V. CHEVRON - IAIN MURRAY & GEOFFREY McLATCHEY
American Spectator: Another Correa Problem, In Ecuador we have Big Green vs. Big Oil in a pitifully unfair fight
The Ecuadorian President is backed by an international green lobby, including a group of aggressive trial lawyers, determined to see Chevron pay. Now the plaintiffs’ lawyers are seeking a jurisdiction likely to rule in their favor — something which an arbitration panel in The Hague has deemed an unfair practice. But even if they succeed in their quest, their real trouble is the facts in front of them. > Read more
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