Chevron Executives Barred From Leaving Brazil
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Some Chevron executives have been barred from leaving Brazil. The move suggests formal criminal charges may be coming over their alleged roles in a deep-water oil spill last year off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. The company already faces fines and an $11 billion lawsuit over November's 3,000-barrel spill.
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