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11 February 2020

ExxonMobil deal deprives Guyana of up to $55 billion according to Global Witness; Exxon disputes allegation

A Global Witness report alleges that ExxonMobil negotiated an exploitative oil deal with the government of Guyana that will cause the country to lose out on up to US$55 billion of revenue, which could have been used to build needed infrastructure and...

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10 February 2020

Response from ExxonMobil

Author: ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil is committed to the highest standards of business conduct, and we follow all local laws and regulations wherever we operate. The terms of the contracts in Guyana are competitive with other agreements signed in countries at a similar resou...

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21 January 2020
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Author: InsightCrime

“GameChangers 2019: minería ilegal, economía criminal en auge”, 20 de enero de 2020...

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30 September 2019
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Author: Derecho Internacional (Costa Rica)

“Acuerdo de Escazú: a un año de su firma, primeras señales”, 26 de septiembre de 2019...

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19 September 2019
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Author: Open Government Parnership (Estados Unidos)

“Sinergias entre el Acuerdo de Escazú y gobierno abierto para fortalecer la democracia ambiental en las Américas”-16 de septiembre de 2019...

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3 July 2019

Guyana: GuyOil Company signs agreement with the Clerical and Commercial Workers Union to unionize security employees

Author: Guyana Chronicle (Guyana)

 “GuyOil security employees unionised with CCWU”—3 July 2019...

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11 June 2019
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Author: Claudia Concha, pasantilla en el Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Latinoamérica es la región más desigual del mundo y la más peligrosa para quienes defienden los derechos humanos. El Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos informó que casi la mitad de los ataques reportados en el mundo en 2018...

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10 May 2019

Guyana: Concerns raised over the discovery of large oil reserves in South America´s second poorest nation

Author: BBC

“Will Guyana soon be the richest country in the world?”, 9th May 2019...

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1 May 2019

British American Tobacco accused of depriving developing countries of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax needed to provide people with health services

Author: Rob Davies, Guardian (UK)

"Tobacco firm BAT 'costs developing countries $700m in tax", 30 April 2019...

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28 April 2019

The Road & Belt: the ambitious Chinese project that arrived in Latin America

Author: David Cruz, Asociación Ambiente y Sociedad (Colombia)

[Excerpt translation from Spanish provided by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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