Banana Massacre

Banana Massacre

In 1928, USA threatened Colombia with military invasion if it didn’t end the ongoing Chiquita workers’ strike. In the massacre that ensued, which was aptly named the “Banana Massacre,” the Colombian army fired on unarmed protesters, men, women, and children, killing somewhere between 800 and 3,000.

Previous Fact Next Fact
Categories: DeathPeople

Latest FactRepublic Video

32 Incredible Easter Eggs You Missed in Harry Potter Movies