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Chevron is enemy of Ecuador: Correa

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Ecuador's firebrand leftist President Rafael Correa lambasted US oil giant Chevron as an enemy for allegedly besmirching his country as part of a lengthy court battle over Amazon pollution. 

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa delivers his weekly address from the Carondelet presidential palace in Quito on August 15, 2013. Correa lambasted US oil giant Chevron as an enemy for allegedly besmirching his country as part of a lengthy court battle over Amazon pollution.

Last year an Ecuadoran court ordered Chevron to pay $19 billion dollars for polluting the rain forest.

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