The United States banned the entry of sugar produced in the Dominican Republic by Central Romana Corporation Limited (Central Romana), alleging forced labor in the operations.
A statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) indicates that, as of November 23, 2022, raw sugar and sugar-based products produced by Central Romana will be detained at all US ports of entry.
During an investigation, CBP reportedly identified five of the . . .