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Dole Food compensates 5,000 banana workers

Friday, August 12, 2011


\ US-based Dole Food agreed to compensate more than 5,000 former banana workers from Nicaragua, Honduras and Costa Rica that were affected by the use of pesticides.\ \ The out-of-court settlement benefited 3,153 Nicaraguans, 1,000 honduras and 700 Costa Ricans. The amount of compensation was not revealed.\ \ \ \ \ \ Original source (in Spanish): AFP\ \ \ \ \ \