Tag: Nicaragua

  • Case of the Day: JBR, Inc. v. Cafe Don Paco, Inc.

    The case of the day is JBR, Inc. v. Café Don Paco, Inc. (N.D. Cal. 2013). Rogers Family Coffee (“JBR”) was in the business of providing community aid for sustainable coffee farming. Café Café Don Paco, Inc. was a Texas business that imported and distributed coffee from Café Don Paco, S.A., its Nicaraguan affiliate. Roberto […]

  • Case of the Day: Osorio v. Dow Chemical Co.

    The Case of the Day, Osorio v. Dow Chemical Co. (11th Cir. 2011), is reminiscent of the Lago Agrio case. Claim for massive environmental tort in Latin America? Check. A large group of workers and peasants as plaintiffs? Check. Claims of procedural improprieties and partiality in the Latin American courts? Check. American reluctance to recognize […]