Tag: bananas

Banana Yellow (23)

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UNITED STATES—February 3, 1975. . . 7:53 a.m. EST. I’ve hurled myself at approximate 8 a.m. this Monday into the smutty white void. The...

Banana Yellow (22)

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UNITED STATES—“I am unhappy here,” Juana said. “You should go back to your land,” Antonio told Juana. “It isn’t there anymore. The has been sold to...

Banana Yellow (21)

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UNITED STATES—The harshness was candy-coated by money, which was for people what meat was for dogs. The mere scent whipped folks into...

Banana Yellow (19)

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UNITED STATES—It was hushed in the long barracks at night in the Valle de Sula where Juana and Antonio had met up, of all...

Banana Yellow (18)

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UNITED STATES—President Saavedra was in thrall to the article of truth, the wizards of warcraft held close to their chests, that La Ceiba was...

Banana Yellow (17)

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  UNITED STATES—When General Martinez finally rode in with his troops to the town under siege, a savage battle was waged. Hundreds, on either side,...

Banana Yellow (15)

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UNITED STATES—Puerto Cortés waved the white flag without a single shot fired. With the rebels in control of the territory, Joe Holly moved into...

Banana Yellow (14)

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UNITED STATES—That winter’s night with the raw wind blowing, Sam Delaney left the orange glow of the fireplace of his home in the uptown...

Banana Yellow (13)

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UNITED STATES—His bosom buddy, who’d dubbed him “the incredible Yanqui,” the exiled Miguel Padilla, retorted, “Well, compadre. I’ve heard of a White House being...

Banana Yellow (12)

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UNITED STATES—Storyville was the kind of place where it was natural to get hot and excited even in the sharp December chill that blew...

Banana Yellow (11)

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UNITED STATES—In 1899, the renowned soldier for hire, Joe Holly, defected to the Honduran Government army, a move that crumbled any semblance of integrity...

Banana Yellow (9)

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UNITED STATES—Like the banana king, Sam Delaney, Joe Holly was fond of Central America. This land had offered Joe a second chance, and it...

Banana Yellow (8)

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UNITED STATES—What Sam hadn’t made back from paying for Ma’s house was more than made up for by loans from people who trusted them,...

Banana Yellow (7)

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UNITED STATES—When Sam picked up his bananas down by the docks he often stopped to chat with Miguel. The business was growing fast, people...

Banana Yellow (6)

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UNITED STATES—Lead by curiosity. . . Really Sam’s story began when he had that $8000  burning a hole in his pocket, as they say....

Banana Yellow (5)

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UNITED STATES—Death by jumping was nothing new. A long, long time ago Max E. White was brought as a tyke from Poland to Ellis...

Banana Yellow (4)

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UNITED STATES—What year is it, 1974 or 1975? I forget. Gnawing on fingernails is a form of self-cannibalism, which reminds me of that ship...

Fruits, Fruits And More Fruits!

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UNITED STATES—The one resolution that tends to be at the top for most Americans in the New Year is eating healthier and losing weight....

Band Dada Life Gives 2,500 Bananas To Food Bank

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—Swedish electro-dance band Dada Life donated 2,500 bananas to the SOVA Metro Food Bank on May 19. Lisa Wiley, assistant pantry manager at the...
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