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The French bank BNP Paribas SA is bound to pay between $8 billion and $9 billion to settle with authorities from the United States regarding violations of sanctions, according to a report from Reuters. Authorities from the United States have…>read moreNo Comment June 24, 2014
Violating sanctions programs targeting Iran, Sudan, Burma and Cuba, Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc will pay $100 million to resolve U.S. probes into the bank’s dealings. Between 2005 and 2009, the bank processed around $34 million in wire transfers…>read moreNo Comment December 12, 2013
The Justice Department announced on Thursday that they’ve unsealed a 2004 indictment against a spy for Cuba. The woman was a Puerto Rican, Marta Rita Velazquez, who came to the states to study at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced…>read moreNo Comment April 26, 2013
C to the izzu! B to the izzay! That’s right Hova himself (Jay-Z ) and his lovely wife Beyoncé Knowles-Carter visited Havana, Cuba last week for what we can only assume was a luxurious vacation. In the face of scrutiny…>read moreNo Comment April 11, 2013
Viral videos have the ability to tantalize, impress, amaze, boggle, and sometimes infuriate us. With one posted this weekend, people around the world are infuriated to see what appears to be a three year old screaming and flailing while his…>read moreNo Comment January 29, 2013
Alan Gross, 63, is a U.S. contractor jailed in Cuba serving a 15-year sentence for providing internet gear to Cubans under a U.S. program. On Friday, Gross’s wife filed a lawsuit at the U.S. District Court in Washington on behalf…>read moreNo Comment November 19, 2012
Jeff Colman, a partner at Jenner and Block in Chicago, will visit the University of Wisconsin at Madison to give a public talk regarding his experience representing detainees held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The talk,…>read moreNo Comment February 24, 2009