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Resource ID: #24126
Subject: Corruption
Source: CBS News
Date: 05/11/2008



In Colombia a paramilitary death squad named the "head-cutters" have killed and tortured many residents, but what few know is that the group was paid for years by corporations doing business in the area. One of the companies was Chaquita Brands International, which admitted making $1.7 million "protection" payments over a six-year period.

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