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Ruling Against Carnival on Cuba Cruises Leads to Rash of Lawsuits
Litigation
Ruling Against Carnival on Cuba Cruises Leads to Rash of Lawsuits

A lawsuit seeking to punish Carnival Corporation for doing business in Cuba using assets that were expropriated by the Fidel Castro government will move forward, a federal judge in Miami has ruled. Javier Garcia-Bengochea, the descendant of a Cuban business... Read More

Cuban Government Will Fight Exxon Mobil In US Courtroom
Litigation
Cuban Government Will Fight Exxon Mobil In US Courtroom

MIAMI — In an unusual move, the Cuban government will defend itself in a U.S. federal court to fight a lawsuit filed by Exxon Mobil seeking compensation for a refinery confiscated by the Fidel Castro government in 1960. “It’s a... Read More

Trump Administration Halts Cruises to Cuba Under New Rules
Political News
Trump Administration Halts Cruises to Cuba Under New Rules
2019-06-04 20:02:07
by Dan McCue

The Trump administration put an end to the most popular way to travel from the United States to Cuba, Tuesday banning cruise ships from calling on ports in the communist nation. The ban goes into effect Wednesday, when the change... Read More

American Owners of Confiscated Property in Cuba Prepare for Potential Lawsuits
Cuba
American Owners of Confiscated Property in Cuba Prepare for Potential Lawsuits

MIAMI — A group of cruise lines might become the first companies to face lawsuits under the Helms-Burton Act over the use of properties owned by Americans that were confiscated by the Fidel Castro government 60 years ago. Beginning on... Read More

US Restricts Travel, Remittances to Cuba as Part of a New Policy Under Trump
Cuba
US Restricts Travel, Remittances to Cuba as Part of a New Policy Under Trump

MIAMI — The Trump administration is tightening restrictions on travel and remittances to Cuba, reversing the engagement policies of the Obama era while increasing pressure on the island’s government in response to its support of the Nicolás Maduro regime in... Read More

Did CIA Director Gina Haspel Run a Black Site at Guantanamo?
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Did CIA Director Gina Haspel Run a Black Site at Guantanamo?

An attorney for the accused architect of the Sept. 11 attacks told a judge in a secret session last year that CIA Director Gina Haspel ran a secret agency outpost at Guantanamo, an apparent reference to a post-9/11 black site... Read More

After 60 Years of Revolution in Cuba, Cracks in Leadership Emerge
In The News
After 60 Years of Revolution in Cuba, Cracks in Leadership Emerge

December 31, 2018 By Nora Gamez Torres Six months after taking office as president of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel will preside over ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of a revolution while facing a stagnant economy and growing citizen protests. Six decades... Read More

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