In particular, he tracks the role the United Fruit Company played in goading the United State's expansion and the use of race (West Indians, Hispanics and African Americans) to control labor.
What does UFCO stand for?
UFCO stands for United Fruit Company
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- United Filipino Council of Hawaii (est. 1959)
- Université Franco-Haïtienne du Cap-Haïtien (French: Franco-Haitian University of Cap-Haitien)
- Unity Fellowship Church, Los Angeles (California)
- Unsupervised Fully Constrained Least Squares
- United Faith Christian Ministry (Stafford, VA)
- University of Florida College of Medicine
- Utility Forest Carbon Management Program (Edison Electric Institute)
- University of Florida College of Nursing (Gainesville, FL)
- University of Florida Communications Network
- Unity Fellowship Church New Brunswick (Canada)
- University First Class Painters (Canada)
- Up Front Control Panel
- Utah Federation of College Republicans
- Underwater Fire Control System
- Union Féminine Civique et Sociale (French: Civic and Social Union of Women)
- United Fire and Casualty (insurance)
- Universal Fire Control System (Lockheed Martin)
- Ultra Fast Computed Tomography
- United Federation of College Teachers
- Universal Fiber Continuity Tester
Samples in periodicals archive:
He is overthrown by former president Manuel Bonilla, aided by United Fruit Company and the American mercenary Lee Christmas, who became commander-in-chief of the Honduran army.
The Boston-based United Fruit Company (now called Chiquita Banana) owned most of the land in Guatemala by way of a deal with Dictator Jorge Ubico in which he granted the American company land free of taxes for 100 years.
entrepreneur Samuel Zemurray, who went on to found the United Fruit Company.
She worked as an Accountant for Mass Electric, United Fruit Company, Itek Corp.
The authors explain that even the United Fruit Company (UFCO), the "most powerful and infamous" expression of foreign investment, was unable to dictate policy to Latin American nations (p.
Chiquita's history is even further clouded by the business practices of its former incarnation, the United Fruit Company (which was renamed Chiquita Brands International in 1984).
In fact, it has and continues to pay a heavy price to claim its land from the United Fruit Company and others who owned it 50 years ago.