Monday, September 17, 2007

A Company Put on Probation?? Chaquita Brands (CQB) Cops a Plea

What line would payments to drug lords be under in Chaquita's financial statements? Judge OKs Chiquita plea deal in Colombian payoffs.

Not everyone's happy:

"Colombia's Justice and Interior Minister Carlos Holguin said last week that the plea agreement in the Chiquita case "is not worthy of U.S. justice, because it gives the idea that impunity can be bought for a few million dollars."

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