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30 September 2014

Colombia: Peasant farmers protest against Occidental over alleged land grabbing

Conflicts in the Arauca department between Occidental of Colombia (part of Occidental Petroleum) and indigenous and peasant communities continue to happen in this region impacted by the internal armed conflict. The most recent events refer to...

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30 September 2014

[DOC] Occidental Colombia response

Author: Occidental de Colombia LLC

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30 September 2014
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Author: Occidental de Colombia LLC

...En el marco de su política de responsabilidad social y su apego por los Derechos Humanos, y frente a las inminentes diligencias de desalojo que adelantarán las autoridades, Oxy ha propendido por un acuerdo entre las partes (ver Política de Derechos...

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29 September 2014
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Los conflictos en el departamento de Arauca entre la empresa Occidental de Colombia (parte de Occidental Petroleum) y las comunidades indígenas y campesinos siguen presentes en esta región atravesada por el conflicto armado interno. Los hechos más...

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16 April 2014

Corporate Europe Observatory concerned EU-US trade deal would give excessive power to investors, compromise public health & environmental regulations

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16 April 2014

Still not loving ISDS: 10 reasons to oppose investors’ super-rights in EU trade deals

Author: Corporate Europe Observatory

In January, in response to growing public concern over the proposed EU-US trade deal (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP), the European Commission announced it was halting negotiations over the deal’s controversial investor rights to...

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20 February 2014

company website Resolving the U'wa Issue [Colombia] (Occidental Petroleum)

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Lawsuit
18 February 2014

Occidental lawsuit (re Colombia)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 23 April 2003, residents of Santo Domingo, Colombia filed a lawsuit against Occidental Petroleum (Oxy) and its security contractor, Airscan, Inc. in US federal court in California.  The plaintiffs claim that both Oxy and Airscan, in a bid to secure...

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16 January 2014

A new threat to Peru’s indigenous peoples’ consultation law

Author: Emily Greenspan, Oxfam America (USA)

Sources inside the [Peruvian] government have begun to talk about cancelling the oil Block 192 consultation with indigenous communities and licensing the block directly. [The oil Block 192 is Peru’s most productive geographic area defined for the...

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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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