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The mood was testy, and the lawyers on both sides were snapping at each other at a sentencing hearing in a Washington, D.C., courtroom on Sept. 17. The defendant, Chiquita Brands International Inc., had already signed a plea agreement. But that didn’t stop Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan Malis from taking a slap at the giant produce-grower. Malis accused the company of making millions in profits while paying off Colombian right-wing terrorists for almost seven years. He said the $1.7 million in payments “fueled violence” and “paid for weapons and ammunition to kill innocent people.”

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