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1 October 2009

[PDF] Dole… Behind the Smoke-screen… What is new since our report on the company’s plantations in Latin America in 2006 ?

Author: Jean-Paul Arpi & Maude Feral - Peuples Solidaires / Action Aid; Helge Fischer - Banafair

In 2006, a group of civil society organisations published a report about Dole and their suppliers in Latin America...[which] uncovered violations of trade union freedom and workers’ rights in the plantations that produce Dole bananas... Three years on...

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1 October 2009
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Author: Jean-Paul Arpi, Maude Feral (Peuples Solidaires/Action Aid) y Helge Fischer (Banafair)

En 2006, organizaciones sociales publicaron un informe sobre Dole y sus abastecedores en América Latina...Apoyándose en investigaciones de casos concretos...ese informe ponía de manifiesto numerosas violaciones de libertades sindicales y de derechos...

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21 October 2009

Dole Doesn’t Have to Pay Nicaraguan Verdict, U.S. Judge Rules

Author: Edvard Patterson, Bloomberg

Dole Food...can’t be forced in the U.S. to pay a $97 million verdict issued by a Nicaraguan court, a federal judge said. The award, won four years ago by 150 Nicaraguans who claimed they suffered injuries from pesticides used at Dole’s banana...

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21 October 2009
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Author: EFE

Un juez federal [en EE.UU.] dictaminó que...Dole no tendrá que pagar 98 millones de dólares a campesinos nicaragüenses que demandaron por haber sido presuntamente expuestos a un pesticida en fincas de bananas en su país...El juez Paul Huck desestimó.....

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21 October 2009

US judge rules Dole need not pay $97 million verdict by Nicaraguan court in favour of former plantation workers

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Company response
6 November 2009

Dole response to 2009 report on labour & human rights issues in Latin America

Author: Dole Foods

All the allegations posted in the 2006 report, when referring to Dole farms or farms producing for Dole...have been discussed with our local stakeholders on the ground in order to identify the real problems and to implement corrective actions, if...

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6 November 2009
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Author: Dole Foods

Entiendo que el nuevo informe reconoce que Dole ha iniciado un diálogo con todas las organizaciones sindicales...Todas las quejas mencionadas en el informe del 2006...han sido discutidas con las partes involucradas a nivel local, con el fin de...

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15 February 2010

Banana Land and the Corporate Death Squad Scandals [Colombia]

Author: Charlie Cray, Huffington Post

A federal judge recently refused to dismiss a civil suit filed against Chiquita which charges that the company paid leftist (FARC) guerrillas…The company's position…has been that…paramilitaries forced the company…to make the payments…The problem for...

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22 March 2010

World Water Day Brings More Pledges from Dole, Coca-Cola, UL

Author: GreenBiz Staff

...as World Water Day progressed even more firms made commitments and unveiled projects focused on water scarcity and water quality...Coca-Cola...has pledged an additional $12.7 million to the Water and Development Alliance (WADA), which will go...

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22 March 2010

World Water Day: Steps to increase access to water by Intel, Nalco, Nestlé, PepsiCo

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