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Families sue Chiquita over violence [USA]

Lawyers representing the relatives of 173 victims of violence in Colombia's banana-growing region filed suit [in US federal court] Thursday against Chiquita Brands International, demanding compensation for the company's funding of illegally armed groups believed responsible for the killings….The civil suit comes on the heels of Chiquita's February guilty plea to charges it made payments to ''specially designated global terrorists'' in a criminal case brought by the U.S. Justice Department….Chiquita denied the allegations in the suit…