What was the Banana Massacre (1928)?

Introduction The Banana Massacre (Spanish: Matanza de las bananeras or Spanish: Masacre de las bananeras) was a massacre of United Fruit Company workers that occurred between 05 and 06 December 1928 in the town of Ciénaga near Santa Marta, Colombia. The strike began on 12 November 1928, when the workers ceased to work until the… Read More