The Northern Railroad of Guatemala was owned by the American Company United Fruit, most recognized the Chiquita Banana brand. United Fruit along with the CIA, US Government overthrew the Guatemala Government.
The Head of the CIA Allen Dulles, director of the CIA during the 1954 coup, and brother of U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, a stockholder in United Fruit and the Brother of the Head of United Fruit.
The integrity of John Foster Dulles‘ “anti-Communist” motives has been discredited since Dulles and his law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell negotiated the land giveaways to the United Fruit Company in Guatemala and Honduras.
John Foster Dulles’ brother, Allen Dulles, also did legal work for United Fruit and sat on its board of directors. Allen Dulles was the head of the CIA under Eisenhower. In a flagrant conflict of interest, the Dulles brothers and Sullivan & Cromwell were on the United Fruit payroll for thirty-eight years. Recent research has uncovered the names of multiple other government officials who received benefits from United Fruit.
The claimed reason for this Operation Stop Communism in Guatemala. Which over time resulted in hundreds of thousands of Mayan Families either being through of their land or slaughtered and left in mass graves all over Guatemala.
The 1954 Guatemalan coup d’état, code-named Operation PBSUCCESS, was a covert operation carried out by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) that deposed the democratically elected Guatemalan President Jacobo Árbenz and ended the Guatemalan Revolution of 1944–1954. It installed the military dictatorship of Carlos Castillo Armas, the first in a series of U.S.-backed authoritarian rulers in Guatemala.
The American United Fruit Company had the monopoly of the railway system thru its affiliate, International Railways of Central America, along with the docks at Puerto Barrios, the banana plantations in Izabal and the cargo and passenger transport with its Great White Fleet.
United Fruits is now Chiquita Brands International Inc., is a Swiss producer and distributor of bananas and other produce. The company operates under a number of subsidiary brand names, including the flagship Chiquita brand and Fresh Express salads. Chiquita is the leading distributor of bananas in the United States.
The United Fruit Company (UFCO), an extremely successful American owned and run company, profited greatly from investments it made in Guatemala. … Under the Guatemalan dictator Jorge Ubico, the United Fruit Company gained control of 42% of Guatemala’s land and exempted from paying taxes and import duties.
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