Bananas Unpeeled Part I

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The film Bananas Unpeeled, introduced by comedian Mark Thomas, investigates the social and environmental issues facing banana plantation workers and farmers in Latin America and the Caribbean.

In Latin America, banana production for export takes place on large plantations, where harsh working conditions and environmental damage are the norm. Just five companies control over 80% of world trade. Meanwhile, small Caribbean banana farmers are being squeezed out of the market by a war in the World Trade Organisation led by the multinational banana companies. But alternatives are emerging...

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