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29 July 2014

US federal appeals courts issue conflicting decisions regarding extraterritoriality in Alien Tort lawsuits against CACI & Chiquita

Author: John Bellinger, Lawfare (USA)

"Two New ATS Decisions: Fourth and Eleventh Circuits Split on Whether Claims Against CACI and Chiquita “Touch and Concern” the Territory of the United States", 27 Jul 2014 ...

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28 July 2014
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Author: Jorge Espitia (Semanario Virtual Caja de Herramientas)

"Ajuste tributario: los cambios que requiere el impuesto al patrimonio" - 25 de julio de 2014 ...

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25 July 2014
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Author: Portafolio.com (Colombia)

"Chiquita consigue que se desestimen demandas en su contra", 24 Julio 2014...

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24 July 2014

Chiquita wins dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Colombian abuses

Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

Chiquita…has won the dismissal of U.S. lawsuits by more than 4,000 Colombians who sought to hold the produce company liable for the deaths of relatives killed in their country's bloody civil war. By a 2-1 vote, a panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court...

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23 July 2014
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Author: Carlos A. Franco (La República - Colombia)

"Discriminación y acoso laboral a población Lgbt" - 16 de julio de 2014 ...

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22 July 2014
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Por muchos años, los atentados de las guerrillas de las FARC al oleoducto Trasandino en el departamento del Putumayo, así como la intensiva explotación petrolera de más de medio siglo, han conducido a la contaminación de las aguas y en consecuencia,...

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22 July 2014

Report raises concerns about lack of transparency of Enel's coal supply chain & human rights abuses linked to Colombian coal - company responds

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Enel to respond - response provided below....

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21 July 2014
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Author: IndustriALL

« Le Mexique et la Colombie sur la liste d'IndustriALL des pays coupables de violations graves des droits des travailleurs », 14 juillet 2014 ...

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20 July 2014

IndustriALL singles out Mexico & Colombia for “special attention” due to severe abuses of freedom of association

Author: IndustriALL

“Mexico and Colombia on IndustriALL’s critical list for severe worker violations"” - 14 July 2014 ...

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6 July 2014

Colombia: Report by NGO PAX alleges that Drummond, Prodeco (part of Glencore) supported right-wing paramiitaries

In March 2014 (updated June 2014), The Netherlands’ based NGO PAX issued the report, “The Dark Side of Coal: Paramilitary Violence in the Mining Region of Cesar, Colombia”. The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the US-based company...

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