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16 September 2008

Company contributions to hurricane relief in Cuba, Haiti, USA

Author: Compiled by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[refers to postive steps by Citigroup, Digicel, Dow Chemical, ExxonMobil, FedEx, Gulfstream Air, Home Depot, Kraft Foods, Marathon Oil, Nestle Waters North America (part of Nestle), Wal-Mart, Yutong]

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14 September 2008
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Author: Jacqueline Charles, Trenton Daniel y Casey Woods, Miami Herald

En cuanto a Cuba, las complicaciones de hacer llegar la ayuda a los lugares afectados [por los ciclones] resultan del proceso, frecuentemente complicado, de conseguir permiso del gobierno de Estados Unidos para enviar suministros o dinero a la isla…[E...

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13 September 2008

Aid's path to Haiti, Cuba is fraught with obstacles

Author: Jacqueline Charles, Trenton Daniel and Casey Woods, Miami Herald

South Florida residents are eager to help hurricane victims, but delivering aid is a tricky…process…Haiti…[and] Cuba, the countries hardest hit…present very different challenges…With Cuba, the complications in getting aid to the affected come…with the...

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13 September 2008

U.S. companies willing to deliver aid to hurricane-hit Cuba and Haiti find process uncertain and "fraught with obstacles"

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8 August 2008
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Author: El Nuevo Herald [EE.UU.]

Al menos 1,350 hectáreas de aguas costeras en el municipio cubano de Moa, en la provincia oriental de Holguín, registran altos niveles de contaminación debido a las actividades de la industria del níquel en la zona y a la eliminación de desechos...

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11 December 2007

Cuba makes human rights promise

Author: BBC

Cuba has announced that it will sign two major UN agreements on civil and political rights and allow periodic UN monitoring of its human rights record...[the UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and the UN International Covenant on...

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6 April 2007

Google stockholder proposal on internet censorship

Author: The Office of the Comptroller of New York City

Whereas, freedom of speech and freedom of the press are fundamental human rights, and free use of the Internet is protected in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which guarantees freedom to “receive and impart information and...

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6 April 2007

USA: Google shareholders reject shareholder resolution to end its engagement in censorship in countries such as China

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28 March 2007
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Author: Conseil des droits de l'homme (ONU)

Le Conseil des droits de l'homme a tenu, cet après-midi, un débat interactif avec [le détenteur du mandat chargé] des questions relatives...aux droits de l'homme et les sociétés transnationales... M. John Ruggie, Représentant spécial du Secrétaire...

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22 March 2007

[PDF] Human rights, alternative dispute resolution and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Briefing note for the participants at the Workshop on Accountability and Dispute Resolution...being organised by John Ruggie and Jane Nelson of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government...The goal of the Workshop is “to devise and make...

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