The Windward Islands are located in the Caribbean. They are a tiny set of islands, composed of St Lucia, Dominca and St Vincent and the Grenadines. There are approximately 4000 banana producers in the Windward Islands today - the majority in St Lucia - with a total of 3,702 hectares of land under cultivation. The average farm is a little under a hectare.
Background: Aquilles is an organiser for the trade union SITRAPINDECO (Union of Pindeco Workers) and worked on a plantation owned by the Del Monte Corporation subsidiary, Pindeco,
Background: Pablo works on PinaFrut pineapple plantation owned by national producer Grupo Acon, in the South Atlantic region of Costa Rica.