Puerto Armuelles, Panama - Republic of
BANANA WORKERS USE BICYCLE FOR TRANSPORTATION DURING STRIKE.
Banana picker Ricardo Serracin (rear) with wife Yariela (C) and daughter Yesuri use a bicycle as a means of transportation during a banana strike in Puerto Armuelles, Panama, August 28, 2001. Some 3,250 employees of the Puerto Armuelle Fruit Company (P.A.F.C.O) have been on strike since August 19. The workers are calling on the company, a local subsidiary of U.S. based Chiquita International Inc.