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Article

7 May 2003

Author:
Gonzalo Solano, Associated Press

U.S. lawyers take US$1 billion lawsuit against ChevronTexaco to Ecuador

A decade after unsuccessfully filing in U.S. courts, American lawyers representing poor Ecuadoreans who say their rainforest homeland was destroyed by a U.S oil company took their claim to Ecuador Tuesday.

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