Latin American troubles pile up for Smurfit Kappa

Latin American troubles pile up for Smurfit Kappa
Tony Smurfit: the chief executive of Smurfit Kappa has plenty on his plate after a series of legal reverses in South America Pic: Fergal Phillips

The state of Venezuela has seized one of the packaging company’s factories, while it’s also at loggerheads with environmentalists and trade unions in Colombia

Last week, through its official website, the state of Venezuela announced it had seized a plant belonging to Smurfit Kappa and detained two of its employees.

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