Government: Dictatorship[
Updated: 2/17/2021
Government: Dictatorship[

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  • During the 1900 refrigeration was invented
  • and bananas companies became a monopoly in Guatemala
  • UFC(united fruit company) became so powerful and took over the Guatemala government
  • while in control of the government they created horrible labor practices
  • UFC controlled most aspects of life for people and almost everyone worked on plantations
  • The entire country was funded by bananas
  • Eventually a new president was elected and began cracking down on the labor practices
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  • The UFC got the US to help take back Guatemala
  • The Guatemalan Government fought back and won the fight