Read the Wikipedia page on the United Fruit Company, with particular attention to the sections titled History in Central America and Banana massacre.
Now read this article about the United Fruit Company on Reason.com. (CHT Sheldon.)
You may notice a certain … incompleteness in the latters account.
Do I still qualify as a libertarian if Reason makes me roll my eyes more than Z Magazine?
There’s nothing more libertarian than feuding with other libertarians.
Wrong! Feuding with other libertarians is only the third most libertarian thing. You are obviously a deviationist.
That sounds like a rhetorical question. Of course you are. 🙂
Well, some commenters have made sure to point it out, for instance here: http://reason.com/archives/2012/05/28/bain-and-the-united-fruit-company#comment_3050294