"Among other things, I was to promise to favor the United Fruit Company and the International Railways of Central America; to destroy the railroad workers labor union; ... to establish a strong-arm government, on the style of Ubico. Further, I was to pay back every cent that was invested in the undertaking." ~ General Miguel Ydigoras Fuentes. In exile in El Salvador in 1954, the General was propositioned by a former UFC executive and two CIA agents but found these conditions unacceptable.
New Orleans - Uptown: 2 Audubon Place is a Georgian Revival house built in 1907 for William T Jay. United Fruit Company magnate Samuel Zemurray lived in this house for decades before donating the house to serve to Tulane as the official residence of the president of the University.