U.S. Court Dismisses lawsuit against Chiquita by 4,000 Colombians

Posted on July 25, 2014 • Filed under: Business, Colombia, United States

BBC.com reported A US appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit against banana grower Chiquita brought by at least 4,000 Colombians who accused the company of supporting paramilitary forces who killed or tortured their relatives. The Florida-based court found US courts have no jurisdiction over the case. Chiquita, which is based in the US, has admitted paying paramilitaries but said it was a victim of extortion. Read Article

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