2020

US judge dismisses case against cruise company under Helms-Burton Act

CUBA, 7 January 2020.- Judge Beth Bloom of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida dismissed the lawsuit against MSC Cruises SA under the extraterritoriality of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act.

The complaint against the cruise line was filed last August on behalf of Havana Docks Corporation, a company owned by Mickael Behn, claiming to be the rightful owner of certain commercial real estate in the Port of Havana, Jose Ramon Cabañas, Cuban ambassador to Washington, posted on Twitter.