January 24, 2020

Company denies laundering money sent to Cuba

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By Juan O. Tamayo, Miami Herald Caribbean Transfers says it only handled family remittances to the island. A company whose owner stands accused of laundering and sending to Cuba $30 million on behalf of Medicare fraudsters in South Florida says it did nothing wrong and blames a remittance company in Miami and a check cashing […]

Royal Caribbean says no to Beckham’s soccer plan, while PortMiami heads abroad to recruit other developers

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By Douglas Hanks And Patricia Mazzei From Miami Herald As he tries to bring soccer to PortMiami, David Beckham might have to outmaneuver a line-up of rivals from Miami to Shanghai wanting to build on the waterfront site. Royal Caribbean Cruises announced this week its opposition to a port soccer stadium, citing traffic concerns and […]

Cayman may be a choice for Guantánamo captives’ family who visit

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By Carol Rosenberg Miami Herald Some Guantánamo captives’ family may visit, but no overnight stays GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — With the prison camps now in their 13th year, the U.S. military is willing to allow some war-on-terror captives to have family visits — if the International Red Cross can find a Caribbean country […]

Latin leaders to applaud Cuba’s dictatorship

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By Andres Oppenheimer [email protected] From Miami Herald What’s most shameful about Latin American presidents’ scheduled visit to Cuba for a regional summit Tuesday is not that they will visit one of the world’s last family dictatorships, but that they most likely won’t even set foot at a parallel summit that the island’s peaceful opposition plans […]