Did the UK seriously just threaten to storm the Ecuadorian embassy in London to retrieve Assange? I mean, seriously? They’re willing to violate longstanding international diplomatic norms to get someone who’s just wanted for questioning related to a relatively minor alleged crime? Right. This is all quite surreal.
Etech International and Crude
Etech International is a non-profit geotechnical company that works with various NGOs on environmental defense projects, mostly in Latin America. They’ve been doing analysis for the plaintiffs in the lawsuit against ChevronTexaco in Ecuador that was partially chronicled in the documentary Crude.