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What do Osama bin Laden and Chiquita bananas have in common? Both have used their millions to finance terrorism.
Chiquita has agreed to pay $25 million in fines for bribing Colombian terrorist groups to safeguard its banana plantations. One of the groups, a right-wing paramilitary organization, has been guilty of some of Colombia’s worst atrocities.
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