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Chiquita Charged With Terrorist Dealings
Banana company Chiquita Brands International Inc. was charged
Wednesday with doing business with a terrorist organization.
Court documents filed Wednesday are an indication the company
has settled a lengthy Justice Department investigation into its
financial dealings with terrorist groups in Colombia.
The group, United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia
is described in court documents as a violent right-wing
organization that the U.S. has designated as a terrorist group.