Chevron: Attorney Donziger Remains A Flight Risk; Detention Should Not Change
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on Nov. 13 filed a letter in New York federal court contending that Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, remains a flight risk and should not be permitted to change the terms of his home detention and electronic monitoring, which were imposed for his being in contempt of court (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, Nos. 11-691, and 19-561, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - November 20, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

What We Can Learn From the Near-Death of the Banana
The banana has been the subject of Andy Warhol’s cover art for the Velvet Underground’s debut album, can arguably be the most devastating item in the Mario Kart video game franchise and is one of the world’s most consumed fruits. And humanity’s love of bananas may still be on the rise, according to data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. On average, says Chris Barrett, a professor of agriculture at Cornell University, citing that U.N. data, every person on earth chows down on 130 bananas a year, at a rate of nearly three a week. But the banana as we know it may also b...
Source: TIME: Science - November 18, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Anna Purna Kambhampaty Tags: Uncategorized Agriculture Source Type: news

Prevalence of child maltreatment in Ecuador using the ICAST-R - Jim énez-Borja M, Jiménez-Borja V, Borja-Alvarez T, Jiménez-Mosquera CAJ, Murgueitio J.
OBJECTIVES: While the link between childhood experiences of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and mental health problems has been largely studied, there is limited information regarding the prevalence of child maltreatment in developing countries, part... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The Power of One Health Connects Local and Global Health
By Katherine Seaton, Editorial OfficerNovember 14, 2019What do dogs, HIV care, and the Galapagos Islands all have in common?They are all integral parts of theOne Health approach to improve the future of global health for centuries to come.Human health doesn’t exist in a bubble. Our world is interconnected in ways we have yet to understand. So we need to learn more about the connections between the health of humans, animals, and the environment. Current global megatrends may make it seem like the future is daunting.Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are rising—the World Health Organization estimates that the...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Community Engagement Private-Sector Approaches Global Health Security Source Type: news

Analysis of the influence of urban built environment on pedestrian flow in an intermediate-sized city in the Andes of Ecuador - Hermida C, Cordero M, Orellana D.
This study explores the potential influence of the urban built environment on pedestrian flow in an intermediate Latin American city, Cuenca-Ecuador. Data from samples of 48 street segments were analyzed to explore how physical and spatial features of stre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

Chevron: Third-Party Subpoenas Valid Due To Donziger's Lago Agrio 'Stonewalling'
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on Oct. 20 filed a brief in New York federal court contending that Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, is "stonewalling" in post-judgment discovery and the court should reject objections to the company's subpoenas served on a third-party witness who has information relevant to Donziger's assets and his violations of the court's previous injunction (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - November 5, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge Orders Lago Agrio Attorney's Passports Held As Contempt Case Continues
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York presiding over the civil contempt case of Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, on Oct. 8 ordered Donziger's passports to be delivered to the court clerk pending a determination that he has "purged himself of his civil contempt" outlined in the forensic protocol issued in the case (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - October 16, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge Unseals Documents Sought By Chevron In Lago Agrio Litigation
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on Sept. 25 issued an order to unseal documents in the long-running saga of Chevron Corp.'s case against Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against the company in a court in Ecuador for injuries, only to have it reversed. The one-page order pertains to documents belonging to Donziger's associate (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - October 2, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge Approves 3rd Co-Signer To Meet Bond Requirements In Donziger Criminal Case
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on Aug. 23 ordered the court clerk to amend the bond permit issued in the criminal proceeding against Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed, to permit the signature of a third co-signer so that an additional surety can sign it and post property to satisfy criminal bond requirements (In re: United States v. Steven Donziger, No. 19-CR-561, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - September 3, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

A nationwide study of incidence and mortality due to traumatic brain injury in Ecuador (2004-2016) - Ortiz-Prado E, Mascialino G, Paz C, Rodriguez-Lorenzana A, G ómez-Barreno L, Simbaña-Rivera K, Diaz AM, Coral-Almeida M, Espinosa PS.
The objectives of this study are to determine the incidence, mortality and geodemographic distribution ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Judge Orders Criminal Probe Of Steven Donziger For Contempt In Chevron Dispute
NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York on Aug. 5 ordered a clerk to open a criminal docket for a contempt proceeding against Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed. The judge said Donziger is in violation of protocols that govern the surrender of his electronic devices and his passport (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - August 21, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Chevron: District Court Should Award More Than $3.43M In Lago Agrio Fees
NEW YORK - Chevron Corp. on July 8 filed a reply brief in New York federal court contending that its motion for attorney fees should be approved in the long-running litigation against Steven R. Donziger, the attorney who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron in a court in Ecuador for injuries only to have it reversed. Specifically, the company says Donziger has failed to contest the merits of the motion (Chevron Corporation v. Steven Donziger, No. 11-691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - July 24, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Pottery related to unknown culture was found in Ecuador
(Far Eastern Federal University) Archaeologists of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), Institute of Archeology and Ethnography SB RAS (Russia), Escuela Superior Polit é cnica del Litoral (ESPOL) (Ecuador), and Tohoku University (Japan) found shards of ceramic vessels referred to the cultural sediments of early periods of Real Alto site. Findings date back to 4640 - 4460 BC, this period borders with Valdivia, one of the oldest pottery-featured cultures in North and South America. A related article is published in Antiquity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

"Closer to the unfair reality": magnitude and spatial analysis of femicides in Ecuador - San Sebastian M, Vives-Cases C, Goicolea I.
During the last 5 years, Ecuador has published a series of progressive laws aiming to protect girls and women against any type of violence. While these efforts are of extreme importance, concerns were raised by national nongovernmental organizations that t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Utah father-of-five dies in Ecuador a week after suffering a shock tear to his heart
James Campbell, 42, from Wellington, Utah, was diagnosed with aortic dissection earlier this month. He passed away in a hospital in Ecuador on early in the morning on Sunday, July 14. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news