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22 November 2010

Director of "Business Action for Africa" opinion blog on corporate tax avoidance and impacts on poor countries' development

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22 November 2010

Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Depend on Latin America’s Tax Havens

Author: Bethan Rafferty, research associate at Council on Hemispheric Affairs, in Cutting Edge

In Latin America, taxation-related problems are rampant, especially in the Caribbean, where many islands are considered offshore financial centers (OFCs)...Along with facilitating tax evasion and money laundering, the use of tax havens for legal tax...

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3 December 2010

Dole Fresh Fruit - HRIA [Human Rights Impact Assessment] Sample

Author: Nomogaia

The El Muelle plantation, owned and operated by Dole in Costa Rica, is one of the most responsible employers in the area and possibly in the industry...The greatest weakness in Dole’s human rights regime is its approach towards the communities nearest...

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31 December 2010

[PDF] Corporate Social Responsibility in Latin America - A Collection of Research Papers from the Virtual Institute Network

Author: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) was mandated to work on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) issues by the 2008 Accra Accord...The publication covers CSR and labour practices in the agriculture and extractive...

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1 January 2011

Dole response to Intl. Labor Rights Forum report “Working for Scrooge”

Author: Dole

In the case of Dolefil, there is currently an intra-union dispute within the main union (representing all rank and file workers since Dolefil has a union shop clause)...Regarding the allegations against Dole in Colombia, I would refer to the following...

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11 January 2011

Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2010 for the Right to Associate

Author: Intl. Labor Rights Forum

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states that “everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests”...Intl. Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) has released our 2010 version of an annual report: “Working...

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27 June 2011

Latin American banana labourers file pesticide exposure claims

Author: Cahal Milmo, Independent [UK]

A 25-year battle by Latin American banana labourers to win compensation from companies including...Shell for exposure to a pesticide which they claim left them sterile and crippled by ill health is set to finally come to a close after dozens of...

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11 August 2011
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Author: AFP

La empresa estadounidense Dole Food Company acordó indemnizar a más de 5.000 ex trabajadores bananeros de Nicaragua, Honduras y Costa Rica, afectados por el uso de pesticidas, en el marco de un arreglo extrajudicial, informó la compañía…tras varios...

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18 August 2011
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Author: Camilo Rueda Navarro, Revista Semana [Colombia]

…El estudio se realizó durante un año y se concentró en Antioquia y Nariño…[y] encontró que “efectivamente hay vínculos que relacionan al sector empresarial con el desplazamiento forzado interno...”, pero…no son evidentes ni generalizables. 
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22 August 2011

Sri Lanka's New Flashpoint for Human-Elephant Conflict

Author: Mara Hvistendahl, Science Insider

Dole Food Company and a local partner, Letsgrow, recently established the plantation on 2200 acres of scrubland near Kandakadu, a town on the edge of Somawathiya National Park in Sri Lanka's war-ravaged North Central Province...[C]onservationists.....

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