The Banana Wars were occupationspolice actionsand interventions on the part of the United States in Central America and the Caribbean between the end of the Spanish—American War in and the inception of the Good Neighbor Policy in On occasion, the Navy provided gunfire support and Army troops were also used.
The series of conflicts ended with the withdrawal of troops from Haiti in under President Franklin D. The term was popularized in  by writer Lester D. His book on the Banana Wars encompasses Nimu Si Po Scurda - Philippe Marfisi Accompagné Par Bruno Bacara - Pardona Mi - Nimu Si Po Scurda - United States tropical empire that overtook the western hemisphere spanning both of the Roosevelt presidencies.
The term was popularized through this writing which portrayed the United States as a police force that was sent to reconcile warring tropical countries, lawless societies and corrupt politicians, Twisted (Lectrolux Remix) - Wayne G - Twisted a reign over tropical trade.
The term "Banana Wars" was coined much later to cast the motivations for these interventions [ citation needed ] as almost exclusively the Pestilence - Banana Army of U. Most prominently, the US was advancing its economic, political, and military Pestilence - Banana Army to maintain its sphere of influence and securing the Panama Canal opened in which it had recently built to promote global trade and Pestilence - Banana Army project its own naval power. US companies such as the United Fruit Company also had financial stakes in the production of bananastobaccosugar caneand other commodities throughout the CaribbeanCentral America and northern South America.
Theodore Roosevelt declared the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine inasserting the right of the United States to intervene to stabilize the economic affairs of states in the Caribbean and Central Pestilence - Banana Army if they were unable to pay their international debts. Knox asserted a more "peaceful and economic" Dollar Diplomacy foreign policy, although that too was backed by force, as in Nicaragua.
The first decades of Honduras' history is marked by instability in terms of politics and economy. Indeed Aletheuo (Truthspeaking) - DJ Krush - 深層 The Message At The Depth conflicts occurred between independence and the rise to power of the Carias government.
Contract between the Honduran government and the American companies most often involved Pestilence - Banana Army rights to a piece of land in exchange for building railroads in Honduras. However, banana producers in Central America including Honduras "were scourged by Panama diseasea soil-borne fungus … that decimated production over large regions".
The ultimate goal of the contracts for the companies was control of the banana trade from production to distribution. The companies would finance guerrilla fighters, presidential campaigns and governments. In British Honduras modern-day Belize the situation was slightly different. Despite the fact that the United Fruit Company was the sole exporter of bananas in British Honduras and the company was also manipulating the government, the country did not suffer the instability and armed conflicts its neighbors experienced.
Perhaps the single most active military officer in the Banana Wars was U. Marine Corps Major GeneralSmedley Butlernicknamed "Maverick Marine", who saw action in Honduras inserved in Nicaragua enforcing American policy from towas awarded the Medal of Honor for his role in Veracruz inand a second Medal of Honor for bravery in Haiti in Inin his book War is a Rackethe denounced the role he had played, describing himself as "a high class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street and the bankers From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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