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13 November 2014
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Author: Caracol (Colombia)

“Corte de EE.UU. rechaza acusar petrolera Occidental por caso Santo Domingo” - 13 de noviembre de 2014...

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13 November 2014

US court dismisses Alien Tort case against Occidental & AirScan over alleged complicity in Colombian bombing

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12 November 2014

Mujica v. AirScan and Occidental Petroleum - Opinion

Author: US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

We hold that Plaintiffs lack a valid claim under either the Torture Victim Protection Act (TVPA) or the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). We affirm the district court’s judgment of dismissal with respect to Plaintiffs’ state-law claims, but we do so on the...

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12 November 2014

U.S. court refuses to hold Occidental liable in Colombia bombing

Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

A divided federal appeals court…refused to hold Occidental Petroleum Corp and a security contractor legally responsible for alleged complicity in a 1998 military bombing of a Colombian village that killed 17 people…The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...

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5 November 2014

Commentary: The fight against Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) could become a historic victory for people against corporate power

Author: George Monbiot, Guardian (UK)

"The British government is leading a gunpowder plot against democracy", 4 Nov 2014...

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30 September 2014

Colombia: Peasant farmers protest against Occidental over alleged land grabbing

Conflicts in the Arauca department between Occidental of Colombia (part of Occidental Petroleum) and indigenous and peasant communities continue to happen in this region impacted by the internal armed conflict. The most recent events refer to...

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30 September 2014

[DOC] Occidental Colombia response

Author: Occidental de Colombia LLC

[DOC] Occidental Colombia response...

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30 September 2014
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Author: Occidental de Colombia LLC

...En el marco de su política de responsabilidad social y su apego por los Derechos Humanos, y frente a las inminentes diligencias de desalojo que adelantarán las autoridades, Oxy ha propendido por un acuerdo entre las partes (ver Política de Derechos...

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29 September 2014
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Los conflictos en el departamento de Arauca entre la empresa Occidental de Colombia (parte de Occidental Petroleum) y las comunidades indígenas y campesinos siguen presentes en esta región atravesada por el conflicto armado interno. Los hechos más...

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16 April 2014

Corporate Europe Observatory concerned EU-US trade deal would give excessive power to investors, compromise public health & environmental regulations

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