UWA Update page
04/24/00 UWA arrive in LA, urge OXY divestment. Press Release
04/21/00 Uwa Earth day Press Release
04/20/00 UWA action week in Los Angeles
04/15/00 Oxy Shareholder meeting coming up fast!
04/15/00 Colombia aid package on hold
04/15/00 Friday, April 28, 2000 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Demonstration outside Occidental Petroleum annual shareholders meeting Santa Monica Civic Auditorium Pico and Main in Santa Monica
04/12/00 Hollywood joins the U'wa
04/11/00COLOMBIAN INDIGENOUS LAUNCH NATIONAL MOBILIZATION
04/06/00 U'wa Communique from the Traditional Authorities of the U'wa People Cubara April 3, 2000
04/06/00 Colombia: Indian Lawmakers Initiate Hunger Strike
04/05/00 Oxy to appeal court ruling
04/05/00 Uw'a Communique..please read!
04/03/00 AID package moves to Senate
04/03/00 Earth Day request to honor Uw'a
04/01/00 Reuters Press Release- Uw'a win injunction
04/01/00 Uw'a win Injunction- Press Release
04/01/00 U'wa Indians Win InjunctionAgainst Occidental in Colombian CourtsIn Washington U'wa Roberto Perez Offers Statement
04/01/00 House approves aid package
04/01/00 President of U'wa Tribe of Colombia Confronts Occidental Petroleum VP in Congresswoman McKinney's Office
of U'wa Tribe of Colombia Confronts
Occidental Petroleum VP in Congresswoman McKinney's Office
2-Response to Occidental's Public Relations Campaign
03/23/00 Amerindians not consulted by State Department
03/22/00 US votes yes on Colombian Military Aid package
03/14/00 Colombia: Amnesty's Urgent Action for U'wa People
03/13/00 Final vote on Colombia military aid
03/13/00 U.S. EYES REMAIN WIDE SHUT - Committe Votes for Military Aid
03/13/00 Amnesty's Urgent Action on U'wa People of Colombia
03/10/00 Watch for CNN Uw'a/Gore story
03/05/00 New York Times UWA Article: Gore gets slammed
NOW MARCH 3, 2000 - MARCH 16, 2000
EYES WIDE SHUT: U.S. AID PACKAGE TO ABUSIVE ARMY
FIRST VOTE ON PACKAGE: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES MARCH 9
03/05/00 Enviros Question Gore's Commitment in a N.Y. Times Ad / Expose V.P.'s "Deep Ties" to Occidental Petroleum / Gore Urged to Act in Defense of the U'wa People of Colombia
02/29/00 From: Cabildo Mayor U'wa Feb. 21, 2000 Association of Traditional U'wa Authorities Communique to the General Public: Solidarity Grows.
02/24/00 Thousands joion UWA protest in Bogata
02/24/00 AP story on Colombian Coke traffic and USA policy
02/24/00 Climate Change: Native American call to action!
02/24/00 Colombia: Govt Blocks Access to Water and Food for EmberaKatio
02/23/00 Thousands of UWA and supporters resume blockades.
02/22/00 In Colombia, a Dispute Fueled by Oil U'wa Indians Appear to Be Losing Battle Against Government-Backed Drilling Projec By Steven Dudley Special to The Washington Post
02/22/00 Abby Reyes, the girlfriend of Terence Freitas, writes this letter to Al Gore, needs assistance on getting it to him.
02/18/00 WTO and the Destruction of the Brazilian Amazon By Beto Borges and Victor Menotti
02/17/00 General Strike in Effect in U'wa Region in Colombia / Dead Children Named, One Body Found / In Washington, OXY Admits Payments to Guerrillas
02/16/00 1) U'wa Briefing - World Resources Institute 2) Activists Say No to Oil Drilling on U'wa Lands - Rainforest Action Network
02/15/00 UWA VIGIL!
02/15/00 NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY ON COLOMBIA Eyes Wide Shut: U.S. Aid Package to Abusive Army
02/12/00 Logging threatens Indigenous Peoples- Peru
02/12/00 Colombian Police Attack Peaceful U'wa Blockade Three U'wa Children Killed - U'wa Reserve Militarized
02/12/00 Police Attack Peaceful U'wa Blockade Three U'wa Children Killed - U'wa Reserve Militarized
02/11/00 US MILITARY AID FOR COLOMBIA ALERT!!!
02/09/00 Military evicts UWA
The following is a sign-on letter to the Colombian government
Urra Damm and the rights of the Embera-Katio people.
02/07/00 Fidelity and Mutual Funds targeted as genocide investments
1/20/00 COLOMBIAN MILITARY INVADES UWA TERRITORY!
01/19/00 CALL TO ACTION CAMPAIGN
01/10/00 UWA day of Solidarity
1/04/00 Rebels charged with murder of 3 American Activists
oil industry flashpoint centers on OXY's Colombian rainforest
12/1/99 200 UWA occupy OXY drill site
the 29th of October, in Quito Ecuador, leaders of OISE and top
officers of Occidental Exploration and Production Company (OEPC,
subsidiary of Occidental
Petroleum Corporation, AKA OXY) signed a code of conduct
11/8/99 The United States is called upon to help stop the madness.
11/6/99 Project Underground has jo op.
11/3/99 Amazon forest loss estimates double
11/1/99 Change in Los Angeles UWA vigil strategy
10/29/99 Los Angeles area: ARC and UCLA host UWA event celebrating the work of the late Terence Freitas, murdered while helping the UWA.
10/27/99 Columbia calendar of Human Rights events
10/27/99 Protest the Alianza Act of 1999 introduced by Republican Senators Michael DeWine of Ohio and Paul Coverdell of Georgia on October 20, 1999.
URGENT CALL FOR LETTERS - URGENT DEADLINE. WILL YOU PLEASE
SUPPORT THE SECOYA PEOPLE IN THE ECUADORIAN AMAZON?
PLEASE SUPPORT THE SECOYA PEOPLE IN THE ECUADORIAN AMAZON
10/21/99 UWA sign on letters and update from Vive.
10/20/99 Military aid to Columbia.
GUNS AND OIL FOR COLOMBIA SPARK PROTESTS
IN TWENTY-ONE CITIES AROUND THE WORLD
10/12/99 Activists arrested in Los Angeles during UWA protest.