Our Union to Union programme builds solidarity links between Latin America and West African trade unions at one end of international banana and pineapple supply chains, and British trade unionists at the other.
Trade Union Solidarity
Chiquita has bought a group of three Honduran plantations, formerly known as Tres Hermanas, following more than a year of conflict involving the former owner of the Honduran banana company and independent workers’ union SITRAINBA. Until now Chiquita branded and marketed the bananas produced by the Tres Hermanas group, but it now owns the company, having sacked the previous management and rehired the workforce. After Read more...
Francisca Criollo, a nurse on the Rio Culebra banana plantation, Ecuador - This interview was recorded in May 2002 during a long strike by workers on the Danish owned Río Culebra plantation. Source (interview and translation): Jan Nimmo – www.greengold.org.uk My name is Francisca Criollo, I’ve... Read more workers' testimonies...