Mia Farrow’s dirty profits—a hidden payoff in corrupt Ecuador trial

Phelim McAleer Opinion The New York Post 10/5/2014

…The Farrow visit was part of a campaign centered on an Ecuadorian court ruling that found against Chevron and ordered it to pay more than $9 billion in compensation, the largest civil penalty in history.

But, as Farrow knows from her other performances, there is often a […]

The Chinese Have Bought Out An Entire Country’s Oil Sector

Rob Wile Business Insider 11/26/2013

The Chinese have taken control of Ecuador’s oil sector, Reuters’ Joshua Schneyer and Nichoals Medina Mora Perez report.

Finding themselves largely shut out of credit markets since defaulting on $3.2 billion in debt in 2008, Ecuador turned to China.

In exchange for covering 61% of the country’s $6.2 billion financing […]

WikiLeaks: Ecuador grants Julian Assange asylum despite UK ‘threats’

Julian Assange has been granted political asylum by Ecuador over fears he could be extradited to the US and face the death penalty.

Martin Beckford and Rosa Silverman The Telegraph [UK] 16 Aug 2012

The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up in the South American country’s London embassy for almost two months as […]

Hypocrisy, Thy Name is Kennedy

Cashing in on her respected family name and legacy, Kennedy raked in tens of thousands of dollars and was given a 0.25 percent stake — worth as much as $40 million — if the $18 billion judgment handed down by an Ecuadorean judge is ultimately upheld.

Steven Hayward PowerLine 1/16/2012

Yeah, I know, […]

Ecuadoran court hits Chevron with record judgment

Carol Greenberg Conservative Outlooks 2/15/2011

Please see my previous posts on this subject, each will link back to the previous. In the last installment the Ecuadoran plaintiffs had hired a new high-powered attorney. Chevron reacted by filing RICO charges against dozens of people and companies in this corruption, collusion-filled 18 year old lawsuit. FYI the […]

Is SEIU Working with Hamas and FARC?

“SEIU Local 73 was all across the nation in 2008 assisting Barack Obama in his historic run for the White House. Members and SEIU Local 73 staff worked the primaries not only in Illinois, but in Ohio and other key states. The Purple Army was out in force to turn […]