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This article outlines the details behind the Cincinnati Enquirer's public apology to Chiquita Brands International, Inc., renouncing an 18-page series of articles that had accused the banana company of improper business practices in Latin America.

The articles also illustrates in depth the roles played by Kirkland partners Thomas Yannucci and James Basile, in obtaining the substantial settlement and apology.

This article appeared in its entirety in the July 17, 1998 edition of The Wall Street Journal.