United Fruit Company

The ousting of the president of Honduras, 1911

Honduras banana workers, circa 1920s

An account of the removal of President Davila of Honduras by US banana interests - creating the original “banana republic” - written by Stephen Kinzer.

1944-1989: The coup and US intervention in Guatemala

Noam Chomsky on the US intervention and coup following the 1944 revolution which overthrew Guatemala's brutal dictator.