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Banana Republic

Colombian workers prepare bananas for packaging on the banana plantation in Aracataca, Colombia, 14 March 2006. Eighty percent of the exported bananas in the world are grown in Latin America. Local farms have no other alternative than to sell for a price offered by the multinational company. When working conditions and ecology is in question, the corporations do not have any responsibility as they do not own plantations. Local governments in the attempt of organizing banana export provide low duty taxes on export, they try to eliminate social and enviromental politics to attract the big companies to their countries.
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Colombian workers prepare bananas for packaging on the banana plantation in Aracataca, Colombia, 14 March 2006. Eighty percent of the exported bananas in the world are grown in Latin America. Local farms have no other alternative than to sell for a price offered by the multinational company. When working conditions and ecology is in question, the corporations do not have any responsibility as they do not own plantations. Local governments in the attempt of organizing banana export provide low duty taxes on export, they try to eliminate social and enviromental politics to attract the big companies to their countries.
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November 29, 2012
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Colombian workers prepare bananas for packaging on the banana... News Photo 157372612Banana,Colombia,Horizontal,Human Interest,Occupation,Outdoors,Packaging,Plantation,PreparationPhotographer Collection: Moment © 2006 Jan SochorColombian workers prepare bananas for packaging on the banana plantation in Aracataca, Colombia, 14 March 2006. Eighty percent of the exported bananas in the world are grown in Latin America. Local farms have no other alternative than to sell for a price offered by the multinational company. When working conditions and ecology is in question, the corporations do not have any responsibility as they do not own plantations. Local governments in the attempt of organizing banana export provide low duty taxes on export, they try to eliminate social and enviromental politics to attract the big companies to their countries.