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Carnival Cruises sued for offering cruises to Cuba

Suits Filed Against Carnival Cruises, Cuban Firms Over Seized Property In Cuba

Carnival Corporation is being sued for doing business at properties the Cuban government seized in Cuba.

The lawsuit says Carnival is accused of touring to property confiscated by the Cuban government after the Fidel Castro-led revolution in 1959.

Jacksonville resident Javier Garcia-Bengochea and Kentucky-based Havana Docks Corp. both owned property in Cuba before it was seized. They're seeking damages from Carnival.

The suits came after the Trump administration activated the Title III provision in the 1996 Helms-Burton Act, which allows legal action by U.S. citizens or entities over property Cuban officials have confiscated since 1959.