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  • Chevron wins U.S. ruling that calls $9.5-billion Ecuador case a fraud

    Chevron wins U.S. ruling that calls $9.5-billion Ecuador case a fraud
    A U.S. judge ruled in favor of Chevron Corp. and declared a $9.5-billion judgment in Ecuador against the oil giant for environmental damage was obtained by fraud and racketeering.
  • Venezuela sees more airlines suspend ticket sales, demand payment

    Venezuela sees more airlines suspend ticket sales, demand payment
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Three more international airlines on Friday joined the list of companies that have suspended ticket sales in Venezuela, complaining that the government owes them billions of dollars. U.S.-based American Airlines and United...

    Trees recruit army of ants to defend against invading leaf-eaters

    Trees recruit army of ants to defend against invading leaf-eaters
    When this tree is down in the trenches of a dry season and battling pesky leaf-eaters, it calls upon its trusty allies: ants. Ecuador laurel trees will produce an extra dose of sweet, sticky sap to attract Azteca pittieri ants that aggressively protect...

    Ecuador official denounces illegal mining after deadly conflict

    QUITO, Ecuador — The vice president of Ecuador on Friday denounced illegal mining as growing scourge a day after a violent confrontation between soldiers and miners in an Amazonian region left one civilian dead and nine soldiers wounded. The...

    Stuck in Venezuela with those currency exchange blues

    Stuck in Venezuela with those currency exchange blues
    CARACAS, Venezuela--An elderly Caracas woman recently called a travel agency to buy an airline ticket to Argentina because of a family medical emergency. She was told that no seat on any plane leaving Venezuela was available at any price on any airline...