22 May '11, 10am
Amazon Watch » Tell Chevron to Clean Up Ecuador Now! via @AddThis
Eye on the Amazon The official blog of Amazon Watch Another Year, and Still No Consultation Law A law that creates a framework for consulting indigenous peoples is both an obligation of the state and a right of indigenous peoples. With the proposed consultation law Peru has an opportunity to lead the continent. Carmen Zambrano: Mother & Community Leader vs. Chevron Carmen is visiting the US for the first time, bringing with her stories of a once-beautiful and fertile region, devastated by Chevron's operations, and confronting the oil giant directly at the company's shareholders meeting. Servio Curipoma Arrives in New York to Tell His Story Servio lost both his parents and a sister to cancer that doctors have attributed to drinking water contaminated by toxic crude waste. Since that time, Curipoma has become an active voice for his community.