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22 May 2018
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Author: Prensa Latina (Colombia)

Una ola de 26 metros y el aumento del caudal del río Cauca a 250 mil metros cúbicos por segundo podría derivarse del colapso de la hidroeléctrica de Ituango en el departamento colombiano de Antioquia. El gobernador de Antioquia, Luis Pérez, alertó a la...

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21 May 2018

Kenya: Local govt. threatens legal action against electricity co. KenGen over allegedly causing flooding that resulted in loss of lives & livelihoods

Author: Stephen Astariko, The Star (Kenya)

"Korane threatens lawsuit against KenGen for damage caused by dams", 21 May 2018...

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16 May 2018
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Repórter Brasil revela medo, fome, noites ao relento e trabalho escravo de venezuelanos na fronteira norte do país .Na véspera do aniversário da Lei Áurea, flagrantes do Ministério do Trabalho revelam o crescimento da exploração de imigrantes em Roraima.

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16 May 2018

Kenya: 44 dead after wall of a dam in a private agribusiness bursts

Author: Rita Damary, The Star (Kenya)

"44 swept to death as Nakuru dam bursts wall"...

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11 May 2018

USA: Amazon opposes Seattle tax proposal meant to address the state of emergency over homelessness

Author: Jonathan O'Connell, The Washington Post

"As Amazon pursues a second headquarters, it battles hometown Seattle over tax to stem homelessness", 10 May 2018...

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19 April 2018
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Centro de Informação sobre Empresas & Direitos Humanos convidou o Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento-BID a responder sobre alegações de violações de direitos humanos no bairro Jardim São José 2, financiado e construído pelo BID em São José do...

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Company response
19 April 2018
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Author: Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento-BID

...Agradecemos seu contato e informamos que o Programa de Melhoramento de Bairros Habitar (1126/OC-BR) foi uma das primeiras operações de desenvolvimento urbano no Brasil em os três níveis de governo desenharam conjuntamente um modelo integral de...

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18 April 2018

India: Defence Expo workers accommodated in kennel-like shelters

Author: S V Krishna Chaitanya, The New Indian Express

"Chennai: DefExpo workers crammed in kennel-like shelters", 8 April 2018...

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16 April 2018

Ethiopia: How farmers are displaced to pave way for housing projects, compromising their right to food

Author: BBC

"Ethiopia's farmers forced off land for housing"...

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Story
11 April 2018

Azerbaijan: Communities located near gas & oil fields suffer from air & water pollution, other human rights abuses, says NGO report; includes company comments

“Submission to the UPR Review of Azerbaijan (3rd cycle) concerning the rights of communities affected by hydrocarbon development in Azerbaijan” drafted by Crude Accountability claims that communities located near extraction sites for natural gas and...

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