Nos. 13-7044, 13-7045.

752 F.3d 1011 (2014)

Venancio Aguasanta ARIAS, husband, on behalf of himself, as guardian of his four minor children, and on behalf of all others similarly situated, et al., Appellants v. DYNCORP, et al., Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided May 30, 2014.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Christian Levesque argued the cause for appellants. With her on the briefs were Terrence Collingsworth and Eric Hager .

Eric G. Lasker argued the cause for appellees. With him on the brief were Joe G. Hollingsworth and Rosemary Stewart .

Opinion for the Court filed by Senior Circuit Judge SILBERMAN.

SILBERMAN, Senior Circuit Judge:

Appellants, a group of Ecuadorian provinces and individual farmers, alleged that they were injured by an anti-drug herbicide spraying operation in Colombia, conducted by an American company. In a series of rulings, the district judge dismissed all claims. Some of those are appealed. We affirm all but one.


Since the late 1990s, the United States and Colombia have cooperated in a program known as "Plan Colombia,...

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