November 25, 2020

US Judge allows Colombians to pursue torture claims against Chiquita

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By Monika Gonzalez Mesa, From Daily Business Review A federal judge allowed torture claims to stand in a lawsuit brought by thousands of Colombian laborers who claim Chiquita Brands International Inc. paid $1.7 million over nine years to a violent right-wing paramilitary group blamed for death squads that targeted civilians in banana-growing regions. U.S. District […]