Latin America & the Caribbean regional briefings

Latin America

Latest briefing: Sep 2013

Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean: a round-up of recent developments - September 2013

Subjects in the briefing include impacts on indigenous and afro-descendant peoples, abuses of trade union rights, health & safety abuses, child labour, forced labour, workplace discrimination, industrial pollution and large infrastructure projects affecting health and causing displacement, and tax avoidance affecting human rights. The briefing also refers to human rights lawsuits against companies, for alleged abuses in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru.

To download the launch media release:

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To download the full briefing: 

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To download the annex - company responses and non-responses & positive initiatives charts:

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[Spanish version of the 2013 Latin America & the Caribbean briefing]

Empresas y Derechos Humanos en América Latina y el Caribe - Panorama sobre los acontecimientos más recientes, septiembre de 2013

- Comunicado de prensa del lanzamiento [PDF]
- Informe completo [PDF]
- Anexo - Respuestas y ausencia de respuestas de empresas, e iniciativas positivas [PDF]