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Author Calvo Ospina, Hernando, 1961-

Title Bacardi : the hidden war / Hernando Calvo Ospina ; translated by Stephen Wilkinson and Alasdair Holden ; preface by James Petras
Edition First English language edition
Published London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 127 pages)
Contents ch. 1. The Bacardí-Bouteiller Company -- ch. 2. Expansion and prelude to departure -- ch. 3. Bacardí leaves Cuba before the revolution -- ch. 4. The CIA, the businessman and the terrorists -- ch. 5. From violence to the lobby -- ch. 6. Reagan breeds a monster -- ch. 7. The CANF and the shareholders -- ch. 8. Two wars and their accomplices -- ch. 9. The Torricelli-Graham Act -- ch. 10. The absurd: the Helms-Burton Act -- ch. 11. 'The Bacardí Claims Act' -- ch. 12. Market 'wars' -- ch. 13. More than a rum 'war' -- ch. 14. Cuba's 'transition' and 'reconstruction.'
Summary 'Bacardi' looks behind the image and offers a critical investigation of the commercial and political activities of the Bacardi empire. The text serves as case study of how multinationals act for political as well as economic interests
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print version record
Subject Bacardí Corporation (Puerto Rico) -- History.
Bacardí Corporation (Puerto Rico) -- Political activity.
Rum industry -- Political activity -- United States.
Rum industry -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1783718943 (electronic bk.)
9781783718948 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Ron Bacardi. English