Banana Republic


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Banana Republic

A politically unstable country ruled by a wealthy and corrupt party or faction. Banana republics often are financed by one or a few cash crops, with little (or uneven) development beyond those. There is usually excessive collusion between the government and business interests.
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Actually, the shenanigans surrounding the dismissal of former Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan would be a bit too over the top for many self-respecting banana republics.
If Turkey is not a banana republic, Turkish people should ask for the proper prosecution of those who are responsible.
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My letter, which appeared below his last Saturday, perhaps goes some way to indicating why we will not become a banana republic if we leave the European Union.
In respect of their pay, the Government is making a mountain out of a molehill and is being rash and stupid and is making our police look and act like a Banana Republic.
Why is banana republic much more than a colorful synonym for certain Central American nations?