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Honduras: against the Coup d'Etat, boycott Chiquita
by Comité Internacional por el Boicot a Chiquita (boicotchiquita [at] gmail.com)
Friday Sep 4th, 2009 3:05 PM
Chiquita is one of the principal supporters of the Coup d'Etat in Honduras. Don't buy its products and you will contribute to bring gorillas back in their cages
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World campaign to boycott Chiquita for its support of the Coup d’ Etat in Honduras
In response to the call made by the National Front against the Coup d’ Etat in Honduras (http://contraelgolpedeestadohn.blogspot.com/2009/08/todos-organizar-el-boicot-contra-la.html), we ask for your help in the establishment of a PERMANENT WORLD BOYCOTT of the CHIQUITA Company that, behind the scenes, is supporting those responsible for the coup.
For further information, we recommend Nicolas Kozloff's article:
In Spanish: http://www.rebelion.org/noticia.php?id=88860
In English: http://www.counterpunch.org/kozloff07172009.html
and
John Perkins’ article:
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article23211.htm (English)

How to participate:
1) Don't buy Chiquita bananas;
2) Pass along information about the boycott to your friends, relatives and acquaintances;
3) Print the boycott logo on stickers, T-shirts, posters, flyers;
4) Publish this information on web sites;
5) Visit the web page of Chiquita's Headquarter in Cincinnati, OH (USA)
http://www.chiquita.com/CompanyInfo/ContactUs.aspx
and send them the following message:
I DON’T BUY CHIQUITA BECAUSE IT SUPPORTS THE COUP D’ ETAT IN HONDURAS
If you want versions of the logo in other languages, you will find them at:
http://www.boicotchiquita.blogspot.com

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by /
Friday Sep 4th, 2009 4:02 PM
what other ''products'' does chiquita own or sell??
by ppppppeeeeeeeeeeee
Wednesday Sep 16th, 2009 6:20 AM
They also own the brand "Fresh Express" (they have organic veggies at big chain groceries) remember, just because its certified organic, doesnt mean that it doesnt have blood all over it