Latin America & the Caribbean regional briefings
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.
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To download the annex - company responses and non-responses & positive initiatives charts:
[Spanish version of the 2013 Latin America & the Caribbean briefing]