Wednesday, March 14, 2007

I'm Chiquita Banana and I'm Here to Pay, For Dealings with Terrorists Down Columbia Way

Cincy-based Chiquita Brands International faces a $25 million fine for being in cahoots with terrorists.

The banana company slipped up, slipping $1.7 million to the United Self-Defense Forces of Columbia over seven years.

The outfit goes by it's Spanish language initials -- AUC. The banana brokers entered into a plea agreement. They unloaded their Columbian operation in 2004. (AP)

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