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Chevron expected to come under fire over lawsuit in Ecuador

Chevron is expected to come under fire from shareholders today over its environmental record in Ecuador, which has left the world's third-largest oil company facing potential liabilities of $27bn. Investors, as well as indigenous and farming communities from Ecuador's Amazon, are set to attack Chevron at the US group's annual meeting, while human rights and environmental activists are expected to demonstrate outside.

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Economist article on Ecuadorian indigenous' lawsuit against Chevron over health & environment: "Justice or extortion?"

Texaco/Chevron lawsuits (re Ecuador)