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20 February 2007
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5 March 2007
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Author: Argénida Romero, Clave Digital [República Dominicana]

El Consorcio Azucarero de Empresas Industriales (CAEI), perteneciente al Grupo Vicini, reafirmó su respaldo al Programa para erradicar el trabajo infantil que se presentó en un acto encabezado por el vicepresidente de la República...Campos de Moya.....

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3 October 2007

Family Accuses 'Sugar' Filmmakers of Defamation

Author: Barbara Bradley Hagerty, National Public Radio [NPR]

…a new documentary film…The Price of Sugar examines the sugar plantations of the Dominican Republic through the eyes of…Father Christopher Hartley. For nine years, Hartley waged an escalating war with one of the wealthy plantation families [the Vicini...

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10 June 2009
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Author: EFE

Unos 500 empleados haitianos…[del ingenio Cristóbal Colón (parte del Grupo Vicini)] comenzaron hoy a comparecer ante la Justicia para exigir que la empresa…les suministre contratos escritos que regulen sus derechos laborales…”Los padres no pueden...

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17 September 2009

Human Rights and Labor Activist Fr. Christopher Hartley Urges Corporate Executives and the European Commission to Ban Future Sugar Purchases from the Dominican Republic

Author: Fundacion Mision de la Misericordia

...Fr. Hartley has written to company executives at major European sugar refiners, Tate & Lyle, St. Louis Sucre and Tereos, urging them to examine their stance on human rights in light of recent purchases of Dominican sugar under the new Economic...

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Company response
21 September 2009

Response by Grupo Vicini: Report raises concerns about treatment of Haitian sugar cane workers at Grupo Vicini's plantations, including "atmosphere of racism, ongoing child labour".

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30 September 2009

Vicini-Hartley

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Grupo Vicini to respond to the following materials raising human rights concerns about its treatment of sugar cane workers in the Dominican Republic...In response, Grupo Vicini sent this...

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24 August 2010
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24 August 2010
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Author: Gerardo Reyes, El Nuevo Herald [EE.UU.]

Un juez federal de Massachusetts falló en contra de la poderosa familia Vicini, de República Dominicana, que había demandado por difamación y falsedad a los productores de un documental acerca de las condiciones deplorables de trabajadores de un...

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23 November 2011

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Author: United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit No. 10-2082

FELIPE VICINI LLUBERES AND JUAN VICINI LLUBERES, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. UNCOMMON PRODUCTIONS, LLC, ET AL., Defendants-Appellees.

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