Puerto Armuelles, Panama - Republic of
COOK PREPARES BREAKFAST FOR STRIKING BANANA WORKERS.
Jeronimo Palacio prepares a cooking fire before preparing breakfast for striking banana workers and their children in Puerto Armuelles, Panama, August 29, 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.