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According to the Washington Post, money has flowed from the sugar fields of the Dominican Republic to the burgeoning tax haven of South Dakota.

Questions:

  1. What company does the article refer to?
  2. What have been the allegations against these sugar producers and what do these allegations have to do with the tax haven story?
  3. How much do sugar cane cutters at the company mentioned in the article make and how does this compare to the average monthly salary in the Dominican Republic?
  4. Explain how the United Nations has been recently involved with a company practice.

Source:

Murphy, Z., et al (2021). Bitter Sugar: How money has flowed from the sugar fields of the Dominican Republic to the burgeoning tax haven of South Dakota. The Washington Post, Oct. 9 (https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/interactive/2021/central-romana-tax-haven-south-dakota/?itid=sf_business)

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