Chiquita Brands International Inc

Type: Company
Name: Chiquita Brands International Inc
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Patriotic psychopaths?

The other day, President Obama delivered a stinging rebuke to the steadily increasing number of U.S. companies that are avoiding federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas in deals known as “inversions.” Without much hope of a response, he ... [Published Recorder.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement -- Relevant Securities in Issue -- Update

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules 2013 (the "Irish Takeover Rules ... [Published Value Investing News - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Stephen Colbert rips corporations that flee US taxes and Fox News pundits who defend them

7:43 EDTLast night on The Colbert Report , Stephen Colbert went after corporations who “invert” their corporate structure in order to avoid paying U.S. taxes.He began by playing a clip of Obama discussing large companies that buy smaller companies overseas, ... [Published Raw Story - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

bananas and foreign policy

From delanceyplace.com: In the early 20th century, with American industry just beginning to expand overseas and Latin America still just emerging from colonial shackles, bananas became one of America's first powerhouse industries: "[Bananas] are ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

It ain’t easy being Indian… (July 2014)

By Ricey WildNews From Indian CountrySooooo…… I was talking to one of my brother’s Mike W. (I have two!) about getting our kids enrolled. Our father is not on our birth certificates and it’s a big deal as I’m sure some of yooz know how difficult it is ... [Published News From Indian Country - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Fyffes To Hold EGM To Discuss Chiquita Merger

:21Fyffes, the Irish fruit importer and distributor, is to hold an emergency general meeting to seek shareholder approval for its proposed merger with Chiquita.Fyffes will hold two meetings on 17 September in Dublin, Ireland, regarding the merger and ... [Published European Supermarket Magazine - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Goldman Sachs & Co. : Form 8.1 - [Chiquita] Convertible Note

Note: Late booked activity (GS) GOLDMAN, SACHS & CO. CHIQUITA BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC. 4.25% convertible senior notes due 2016 28 July 2014 8,504,000 (4.25)0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 8,504,000 (4.25) 0 (0.00) (a) Purchases 100.5000 ... [Published Investegate - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

BlackRock Group : Form 8.3 - Chiquita Brands International Inc

BlackRock, Inc. Chiquita Brands International, Inc. USD 0.01 common shares 29 July 2014 3,077,159 (6.55%)0 (0.00%) 2,490 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%) 3,079,649 (6.56%) 0 (0.00%) (a) Purchases USD 10.0214 USD 9.8200Please note: there was also ... [Published Investegate - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Victims of Terrorists Cannot Sue Chiquita

By JACK BOUBOUSHIAN(CN) - Relatives of banana-plantation workers, political activists, and others killed by Colombian paramilitary forces cannot sue Chiquita in U.S. courts for its alleged support of torture, extrajudicial killings, and crimes against ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 5 reports

Chiquita Brands and Fyffes announce effectiveness of registration statement

Chiquita Brands International and Fyffes have announced that the registration statement on Form S-4 filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission by ChiquitaFyffes Limited, was declared effective on 25 July 2014.The companies have each scheduled ... [Published Foodbev - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

CHIQUITA BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

at 17:22 PM EDT Item 8.01 Other Events. On July 28, 2014, Chiquita Brands International, Inc., a New Jersey corporation ("Chiquita"), and Fyffes plc, a public limited company organized under the laws of Ireland ("Fyffes"), issued a joint press ... ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

US court throws out Colombians' suit against Chiquita

A US appeals court on Thursday threw out a civil lawsuit by thousands of Colombians against Chiquita Brands International, whose funding of paramilitary groups allegedly cost the lives of their loved ones. Ed Lloyd, a spokesman for Chiquita Brands International ... [Published Advisen FPN - Jul 29 2014]

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...An 1899 article in the Los Angeles Times described Latin America as 'Uncle Sam's New Fruit Garden', offering readers insight into "How bananas, pineapples, and coconuts can be turned into fortunes."
...Speaking in La Picota prison in Bogotá last week, Ballesteros told me: "There is no democracy in Colombia, we are confronting a dictatorship with a democratic face."
"All this is done because of the coal-rich land: it brings in a lot of money, and that explains this [forced] displacement" one former paramilitary told PAX investigators
...Ms Callan said the focus on the property tax bears no reflection on the "significant cost pressures that small businesses are facing, with many still paying boom time commercial rates" . Virgin America, the low-cost airline partly owned by Richard Branson, has filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the...

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Business Facilities names Louisiana #1 in natio... [Published Bayou Buzz - 8 hours ago]
Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 20 hours ago]
Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement... [Published Value Investing News - 20 hours ago]
Leading Cloud Demand Forecasting Vendor Recogni... [Published PRWeb - 20 hours ago]
Patriotic psychopaths? [Published Recorder.com - 22 hours ago]
Wild-Eyed Commies Jon Stewart And Stephen Colbe... [Published Wonkette - Jul 31 2014]
bananas and foreign policy [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 31 2014]
Stephen Colbert rips corporations that flee US ... [Published Raw Story - Jul 31 2014]
It ain’t easy being Indian… (July 2014) [Published News From Indian Country - Jul 31 2014]
Fyffes To Hold EGM To Discuss Chiquita Merger [Published European Supermarket Magazine - Jul 31 2014]
We must end this collusion with terror in Colombia [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 30 2014]
Colombia's Paramilitary-Coal Nexus: Drummond, G... [Published InSight Crime - Jul 30 2014]
Goldman Sachs & Co. : Form 8.1 - [Chiquita] Con... [Published Investegate - Jul 30 2014]
'Outversions': They're the new corporate tax trick [Published Nations Restaurant News - Jul 30 2014]
BlackRock Group : Form 8.3 - Chiquita Brands In... [Published Investegate - Jul 30 2014]
Banana merger [Published Irish Independent - Jul 30 2014]
Fyffes, Chiquita merger a step closer [Published Irish Examiner - Jul 30 2014]
Victims of Terrorists Cannot Sue Chiquita [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 29 2014]
Fresh Del Monte Profit Rises 3.7% [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]
Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law Al... [Published JD Supra - Jul 29 2014]
Shareholder meetings for Wednesday, September 1... [Published Fresh Plaza - Jul 29 2014]
Chiquita Brands and Fyffes announce effectivene... [Published Foodbev - Jul 29 2014]
Fyffes to hold merger-focused EGM in September [Published RTE Online - Jul 29 2014]
US court throws out Colombians' suit against Ch... [Published Advisen FPN - Jul 29 2014]
CHIQUITA BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC FILES (8-K) D... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 28 2014]
CHIQUITA BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC FILES (8-K) D... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 28 2014]
Federal court throws out lawsuits in Chiquita C... [Published Charlotte Business Journal - Jul 28 2014]
Chiquita, Fyffes vote in September on purchase ... [Published Charlotte Business Journal - Jul 28 2014]
Chiquita and Fyffes Announce Effectiveness of R... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
Irish ChiquitaFyffes deal a step closer [Published Ireland Business World - Jul 28 2014]
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Wild-Eyed Commies Jon Stewart And Stephen Colbe... [Published Wonkette - Jul 31 2014]
Here’s a rare two-fer: Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert both did segments Wednesday on the phenomenon of corporate “inversion” to escape U.S. taxes — the scheme whereby a U.S. company buys a smaller foreign company, then re-invents itself on paper ...
bananas and foreign policy [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 31 2014]
From delanceyplace.com: In the early 20th century, with American industry just beginning to expand overseas and Latin America still just emerging from colonial shackles, bananas became one of America's first powerhouse industries: "[Bananas] are ...
Sunday Food: Travel Central America and Have So... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 20 2014]
  Papaya smoothie   Mango, cut up   Central America produces a lot of the fruit we eat, and some we would enjoy if we knew more.  Walking through the towns of Belize City, and Copán Ruinas, I noticed that many little side of the road shops ...
Chiquita Brands International (CQB) Showing Res... [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Jun 16 2014]
After closing Friday at $10.10, Chiquita Brands International (CQB) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 9.89% return in just 159 days, which is an annualized return of 22.70% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one Nov. '14 ...
Just 14 U.S. Companies Hold A Quarter Of All Of... [Published Think Progress - Jun 13 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Just 14 American tech and pharmaceutical companies have parked about half a trillion dollars offshore to avoid U.S. taxes, the Financial Times reported on Friday. The handful of firms controls about one quarter of the nearly ...
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This Week in Barron's, Mar. 17, 2014 [Published This Week in Barron's - Mar 15 2014]
Top banana - Chiquita buys Fyffes [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 10 2014]
Breakingviews: Anti-trust is banana skin for Ch... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 10 2014]
Breakingviews: Anti-trust is banana skin for Ch... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 10 2014]
Does Antimatter Fall Up? [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 11 2014]
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Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 20 hours ago]
Chiquita and Fyffes Announce Effectiveness of R... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 28 2014]
Chiquita Brands to Report Second Quarter 2014 F... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 24 2014]
Food Products Equities under the Scanner -- Res... [Published Financial Services - May 01 2014]
Chiquita Brands Provides Rule 2.10 Announcement... [Published Financial Services - Apr 30 2014]
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