Plaintiffs allege claims against Chiquita Brands International under 28 U.S.C. sec. 1350, commonly known as the Alien Tort Statute ("ATS'"), for terrorism; material support to terrorist organizations; torture; extrajudicial killings; war crimes; crimes against humanity; and consistent pattern of gross violations of human rights.
Chiquita filed a Motion to Dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction and failure to state a claim.
Judge Marra, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of Florida, issued an opinion on the Motion, granting in part and denying in part.
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