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Ecuador Farmers Sue US Defense Contractor Dyncorp Over Toxic Fumigation
Business  (tags: Latin America, Ecuador, Colombia, Agriculture, Human rightsillness )

- 347 days ago -
The company allegedly entered Ecuador illegally, spraying toxic glyphosate that caused serious damage to local crops and poisoned animals and residents.
CONFRONTING BAD BUSINESS: Colombians Sue Chiquita Over Paramilitary Payments
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, dishonesty, cHIQUITA, cOLOMBIA, business, abuse, world, money, news, politics, society, ethics, law )

- 2480 days ago -
Family members of thousands of Colombians who were killed or who disappeared are suing Chiquita Brands International, alleging the produce company is liable because of its payments to paramilitaries.
To Die For - Colombian Human & Labor Rights Lawsuits Vs. Coke
Business  (tags: Coca-Cola Company, Colombia, Coke bottling plants, anti-union campaigns, union rights, human rights, intimidation, threats, violence, torture, danger, murders, death squads, Councilman, Hiram Monserrate, Queens, NY, outrage, lawsuit )

- 3464 days ago -
Colombia- most dangerous place in world for trade unionists- since 1986, 2,500 have been killed. Coke claims not liable for murders at Coke bottling plants, but holds secret talks to pay for silence & unions' disappearance. Verdict scheduled 2009.
The Price Of Bananas
Business  (tags: corporate, Colombia, bananas, fruit, paramilitary groups )

- 3596 days ago -
How Colombian Paramilitaries Landed A U.S. Corporation In Hot Water
COLOMBIA: Foreign Firms Cash in on Generous Mining Code
Business  (tags: Colombia, human rights, ethics, energy, exploitation )

- 3794 days ago -
(IPS) - These are prosperous times for Canadian mining and oil companies extracting resources from Colombia. Never mind that the U'wa are being expulsed and killed. Never mind that there's a war going on killing Colombians so that multis can cash in big.

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