Chevron Goes To Trial In New York Over $18 Billion Ecuador Award

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October 14, 2013 AT 3:36 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chevron Corp will try to convince a U.S. judge this week that a group of Ecuadorean villagers and their U.S. lawyer used bribery to win an $18 billion judgment against Chevron from a court in Ecuador, in the latest chapter in a long-running fight over pollution in the Amazon jungle.