Chiquita Republic

United Fruit's heir has again been linked to paramilitary abuses in Colombia.

By James Bargent

In the late 1990s, in one of many chapters in the Colombian government’s decades-old dirty war with leftist guerrillas, more than 15,000 people in the northern region of Curvaradó were forced from their land. First came the army, they recall. And they told [RETURN TO ARTICLE]

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