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28 June 2017

India: Report alleges Bayer & Syngenta failed to adequately manage health & environmental risks associated with pesticides, incl. company responses

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28 June 2017
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27 June 2017

Syngenta's response

Author: Syngenta

As mentioned in our original response to the authors of the report [...] Syngenta complies with the applicable national and international legislation and codes of practice that govern the crop protection industry in India... [I]n November 2015...

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27 June 2017

USA: Opioids deaths lead state officials to target drug firms, following model of lawsuits against tobacco industry

Author: German Lopez, Vox (USA)

"US officials are starting to treat opioid companies like Big Tobacco — and suing them", 7 Jun 2017...

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26 June 2017

Libya: Sharara oil field reopens after strike over lack of medical treatment

Author: Aidan Lewis, Reuters

Libya's Sharara oil field reopens after strike: National Oil Corp, 8 June 2017...

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26 June 2017
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Trece mineros murieron y uno más resultó herido, tras una explosión de gas metano en una mina subterránea de carbón en Cucunubá, Cundinamarca. La mina contaba con los permisos de ley, según su propietario. Pero otros dos más, murieron en otro...

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26 June 2017
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Author: Radio Temblor (Panamá)

“Ecologistas le ganan pulso a piña transgénica de PINECO DEL MONTE”, 20 de Junio de 2017...

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26 June 2017
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Author: Iván Rodríguez Fierro, El Sol de Puebla (México)

“Violan derechos laborales en las maquiladoras de Tehuacán, acusa activista”, 24 de Junio de 2017...

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26 June 2017

Peru: Intl. Labour Organization says fire at commercial building in which 4 workers died is a “case of modern slavery”, as they were illegally locked inside

Author: TeleSurTV

“Peru's Fire Killing 4 Workers Is Case of Modern Slavery: ILO”...

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26 June 2017
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Author: Vanguardia

La minería ilegal dejó una nueva tragedia en el departamento de Cundinamarca, esta vez en el municipio de Lenguazaque, donde un minero falleció y otro más está desaparecido a causa de una explosión…Según informó la gobernación, luego de 10 horas de...

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