Aguirre defends Chiquita payments


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Aguirre defends Chiquita payments

CEO said group were saving Colombian workers

Aguirre defends Chiquita payments

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Chiquita chief executive officer Fernando Aguirre has appeared on US news show 60 Minutes in a bid to defend the payments made by the group to Colombian terrorists, for which Chiquita paid a US$25m fine. Mr Aguirre told the programme that the group had no choice but to pay guerrilla groups in order to save the lives of workers at Colombian plantations. 

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