DiscoverTimesuck with Dan Cummins349 - The 1928 Banana Massacre
349 - The 1928 Banana Massacre

349 - The 1928 Banana Massacre

Update: 2023-05-225


Did you know that American banana corporations turned almost all of Central America into US satellite states in the late 19th and early 20th centuries for roughly half-a-century? It took the massacre of thousands of unarmed, exploited, and striking Columbian  banana workers in 1928 to turn the tide against American imperialism.  Today we explore just how several central American nations became true Banana Republics. 

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349 - The 1928 Banana Massacre

349 - The 1928 Banana Massacre

Sophie Evans, Dan Cummins