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[PDF] Murder in Colombia prompts group to sue Nestlé units in Miami

Author: Jane Bussey, Miami Herald [USA], Published on: 28 October 2006

Colombian trade unionist Luciano Enrique Romero died a slow death. The fired Nestlé factory worker, whose body was found in a paramilitary-controlled area of Colombia a year ago, was tied up, tortured and then stabbed 40 times. Now Romero's widow, Colombian labor union SINALTRAINAL and the Washington-based International Labor Rights Fund have filed a lawsuit in Miami charging Nestlé USA and Nestlé of Colombia with complicity in his death. Nestlé USA...said in response to questions..."We have not been served with a copy of the lawsuit, and therefore we have no comment at this time."

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Related companies: Nestlé