Occidental Says The Administration’s Aid Package To Colombia Will Protect Its Interests. The Clinton/Gore Administration is promoting a Colombian aid package that Occidental says will protect its oil interests. This aid package consists of over $1 billion dollars, part of which will go to fight FARC, Colombia’s left-wing insurgency. FARC’s frequent attacks on Occidental’s pipelines have done serious damage and spilled more crude oil than the Exxon Valdez. (Bill Sammon, "Gore Resists Calls To Halt Oil Drilling In Colombia," The Washington Times, June 30, 2000)
. . . But Harshly Criticized Other Corporations For Their Destruction Of Indigenous Culture In Malaysia, Papua New Guinea.