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28 November 2011

Felipe Vicini, Vicini Group lost legal attack on Dominican Watchdog [Dominican Republic]

Author: Dominican Watchdog [Dominican Republic]

Felipe Vicini owner of Vicini Group, one of the biggest industrial groups in the Dominican Republic, lost his personal and corporate legal attack on Dominican Watchdog. Felipe Vicini and Vicini Group claimed the right to domains controlled by...

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13 January 2012

[Grupo Vicini's response

Author: Grupo Vicini

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has given us the opportunity to respond and state our position on administrative decision No. D2011-0552...We respect both the WIPO and the panel’s decision, although we disagree with it for the...

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19 August 2012
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Author: Joana Socías, El Mundo [España]

…[Los] Vicini, uno de los grandes poderes…[denunciados por]…Christopher Hartley… por la miseria y condiciones humillantes…a las que tienen sometidos a sus trabajadores -haitianos en su gran mayoría- en las plantaciones de caña de azúcar…Sus críticas le...

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Company response
9 October 2012

Response by Grupo Vicini: US labour inspectors warn of repressive working conditions on Grupo Vicini sugar cane plantations.

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9 September 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Latin America & the Caribbean over the past two years. The briefing refers to most countries in Latin America....

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9 September 2013
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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27 September 2013
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30 September 2013

Dominican Republic: 2012 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

Author: US Department of Labor

In 2012, the Dominican Republic made a minimal advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor…because its birth certificate requirement limits educational opportunities for children, which increases their vulnerability to labor...

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29 October 2013
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Author: Cristina Sánchez, RTVE (España)

El del azúcar es uno de los sectores en alza con una demanda que, se estima, aumentará en un 25 por ciento para el año 2020. Expulsión de comunidades locales y explotación laboral representan su lado más amargo…Un programa que tiene como objetivo...

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Company response
12 November 2013
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Author: Grupo Vicini

[El Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos invitó al Grupo Vicini a responder a tres vídeos sobre las condiciones laborales de trabajadores inmigrantes haitianos en República Dominicana. Grupo Vicini envió la siguiente respuesta] Las...

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