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Ecuadoran Government Drops Out of Indigenous Lawsuit Against Texaco

ISSN:1060-4189
LADB Article ID: 54470
Category/Department: Ecuador
Date: 1999-01-08
By: Guest

The government of Ecuadoran President Jamil Mahuad has withdrawn from a US$1.5 billion class-action lawsuit which has been in Ecuadoran and US federal courts since 1993 against US oil company Texaco. On Nov. 17, Ecuador's ambassador to the US, Ivonne A. Baki, informed the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals of her government's decision not to back any verdict or resolution issued by US courts in the case.

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