A worker carries a freshly cut stem of bananas at a Banacol plantation in Apartado on August 23, 2007. Colombia?s banana region was once a stronghold for illegal armed groups who apparently funded their wars by taxing the banana industry. American banana executives of the Cincinnati-based fruit giant Chiquita have acknowledged making monthly protection payments for six years to illegal groups that killed thousands of people. (Photo/Scott Dalton).
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