Chevron in Ecuador

The archive of the Clean Up Ecuador campaign website

Complete Jhinsop Martinez Erraez Interview

27 October 2010

Note: This is the complete interview with Mr. Erraez (in Spanish, with no subtitles).
The 24-minute interview is broken into two parts. The second part will play automatically at the conclusion of the first.
The edited version with English subtitles can be viewed here.

A former oil operations assistant for Texaco (now Chevron) in Ecuador explains how oil workers were told to dump toxic waste directly into the rainforest environment. Chevron's dumping of 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater created an ongoing environmental catastrophe for tens of thousands of local residents, who continue to suffer an epidemic of cancer and other oil-related illnesses to this day.

the report Download a transcript and English translation in PDF format