UFCO

AcronymDefinition
UFCOUnited Fruit Company
UFCOUnfilled Customer Order
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El ingreso de la UFCO a Costa Rica significaria, tambien, la circulacion de la nueva moneda estadounidense en nuestro territorio, el dolar.
No olvidemos que el termino "republica bananera" se origino en referencia a la dominacion de la UFCO sobre los gobiernos corruptos de Guatemala y otros paises centroamericanos.
En cambio, en el departamento del Magdalena, la principal consigna de los trabajadores bananeros consistio en la formalizacion contractual con la UFCO.
Second, UFCO concentrated its banana producing operations in Central America and the Caribbean particularly in Costa Rica, Honduras, and Guatemala (which are the countries we analyze in this paper).
Striffer examines the role of UFCO in Ecuador during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s.
En el contacto entre la Baja Boca Costa y sobre todo en toda la llanura sur del Pacifico se halla la extensa area bananera de la UFCO, cuyo centro es Tiquisate, el otro gran enclave, junto con Bananera al norte, de establecimiento de la Frutera y de sus empleados.
49); the challenge posed by growing nationalism beginning in the 1930s; and the long-range readjustment program that UFCO began in 1960 (pp.
When UFCO ceased the banana plantation operation (1945) the rights acquired returned to IRCA.
Allen Dulles, prior to taking over at the CIA, was president of UFCO.
Se concretan dos grandes proyectos: la construccion del ferrocarril (inicia en 1871) y la instalacion en 1899, de un enclave bananero con la UFCO, que traen la llegada de inmigrantes de diversas nacionalidades (destacan los negros antillanos, los chinos e italianos), con la evidente designacion de toponimos en las tierras surcadas por el camino de hierro (Murillo 1995: 69), lo que a la vez evidencia la condicion del Atlantico como excepcion, es decir, como tierra de pobladores diferentes, de lenguas y costumbres consideradas extranas en el resto del pais.
Among other charges, its writers claimed that Guatemalan communists were behind the massive 1954 general strike in Honduras against UFCO and Standard Fruit Company, (8) and that Arbenz's agrarian reform program was modeled on that of Communist China.
Catherine LeGrand studies the United Fruit Company's banana enclave in Santa Marta, Colombia, Instead of relying on simple constructs of domination and resistance, LeGrand shows that UFCO was forced to adapt to local conditions; she also illustrates how the Colombian government and local popular groups took advantage of the opportunities presented by the company.