Today, in another segment of our occasional Food Mondays series we revisit the long and sordid story of the banana.In 2007, Chiquita Brands International paid a criminal fine of $25 million to the U.S.
Violence in Colombia in the last few decades has displaced more than 3.5 million people. In response, the Colombian government struck a peace deal with drug-trafficking paramilitary groups eight years ago.
Jesús Emilio Tuberquia is a founding member and legal representative of the San José de Apartadó Peace Community, a mestizo group in northwest Colombia. In 1997, Jesús Emilio and 800 other small farmers claimed their territory as a neutral civilian community.
The FBI is serving more Chicago-area Palestine solidarity activists with subpoenas to appear before a grand jury. Maureen Murphy, 28, said she received a subpoena from two FBI agents at her North Side home Tuesday morning.