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Actor Danny Glover to Visit Contaminated Areas in the Ecuadorian Rainforest Where Chevron Operated
Date:11/4/2013

Quito, Ecuador (PRWEB) November 04, 2013

The famous American actor and social activist Danny Glover arrived in Ecuador yesterday where he plans to visit an area of the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest were the multinational oil giant Chevron operated, and was sentenced by a local court to pay a multibillion-dollar fine for a massive environmental contamination.

Ecuador’s vice president, Jorge Glass, announced Saturday that Mr. Glover will, “also submerge his hand in one of the toxic pits that Chevron left in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest”. The actor will visit the former oil field Aguarico 4 in the northeastern province of Sucumbios. Ecuadorian officials indicate that the field was operated exclusively by Texaco and abandoned in 1986 by the company. Chevron Acquired Texaco in 2001, along with all its liabilities.

Danny Glover has gained international recognition not only for his successful artistic career, but also for his wide-reaching social and humanitarian activism, both in the United States and around the world. Mr. Glover served as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Program from 1998 to 2004, and is currently serving as UNICEF Ambassador.

Mr. Glover’s visit to Ecuador came in response to an invitation made by the National Secretariat of Communication of Ecuador to international public figures, activists, and reporters to show the world the scope of the environmental damage and the conditions that
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