Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

The Banana Republic of New Orleans

Samuel Zemurray is a controversial figure. Known as the Banana King, he established a banana trade empire founded in New Orleans. Learn more about this important person to Louisiana and Latin American history. Produced by Breanna White, Shelby Pinkerton, and Olivia Colbert in Fall 2015 in conjunction with Latin American International Relations, taught by Prof. Casey Love, and the Center for Public Service. 5:35.

Central America + People
Judith Maxwell
Professor- Anthropology
Central America + News