Ecuadorian President Lashes Out at Free Beacon

Disputes Free Beacon report detailing government’s ties to firm abusing intellectual property protections

Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa lashed out at the Washington Free Beacon over the weekend, accusing it of being in hock to oil company Chevron, which is engaged in a legal battle involving alleged environmental damage in the South American nation.

Oil Company: Ecuadorian Government is Abusing Copyright Law

Chevron says Ecuador is using copyright laws to muffle charges of corruption

Chevron EcuadorA Spanish company with ties to the Ecuadorian government is abusing copyright infringement claims to censor communications by oil company Chevron that allege corruption by the administration of Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, the company claimed on Thursday.

Public Citizen, Greenpeace Target Chevron

Left-wing activists follow through on post-election pledges to target major GOP donors

A consortium of environmental and consumer advocacy groups filed a Federal Elections Commission complaint Tuesday alleging that oil giant Chevron violated pay-to-play laws when it donated $2.5 million to the Congressional Leadership Fund, a "super" political action committee tied to House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio).

Borat, Chuck Hagel, and an Oil Company Walk into a Bar

Defense nominee Chuck Hagel’s ties to Kazakhstan, Chevron, Atlantic Council under fire

When Kazakhstan’s riot police slaughtered dozens of striking oil field workers last year, Atlantic Council affiliate Joshua Foust rushed to discredit the reports.

Justice for Sale

Allegation: Environmentalists bribed judge in order to secure multi-billion dollar judgment

Attorneys representing environmentalist groups in a lawsuit against a major oil company bribed an Ecuadorian judge to issue a multi-billion dollar judgment against that oil company, according to sworn testimony by a judge involved in the scheme.