Wednesday, July 02, 2008
McCain's Colombia Visit Marred By Cincinnati Fundraiser? Huffpo Hits Terror Ties To Chiquita Banana
CINCINNATI (TDB) -- The payments from Cincinnati-based Chiquita to Colombian paramilitaries are emerging today as an issue in the 2008 presidential contest. GOP candidate John McCain last week attended a fundraiser hosted by Carl Lindner, who controlled the banana company. The Huffington Post outlines the McCain-Lindner-Chiquita connection. It says the company financed death squads.