1. Why do you think Dole and Dow did not object to the new suits brought in the United States after the plaintiffs’ successful suit in Nicaragua?
2. Do you think the Nicaraguan judgments should be enforceable in the United States? Why or why not?
3. Apart from whether Dole or Dow Chemical or both are liable for health issues associated with exposure to DBCP, were it ethical for Dole to use and Dow to supply DBCP for use in Nicaragua and elsewhere after the chemical was banned in the United States? Explain.
In the summer of 2007, 12 banana plantation workers from Nicaragua got their day or, rather, their four months in a California federal district court.

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