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US Jurisdiction and OFAC - how to make sense of OFAC rules


For the record, they updated the naughty list with five more, including Aerogaviota - https://www.state.gov/e/eb/tfs/spi/cuba/cubarestrictedlist/291329.htm


While I disagree with just about everything the US government does regarding Cuba, I am really distressed that our top notch security forces only now figured out the close connection between Aerogaviota and the Cuban Air Force. I thought everyone knew that. I understand Aerogaviota pilots are all military pilots and use the airline to keep their flight skills current. As if it wasn’t enough of a clue that the last part of the name was …gaviota and everything named …gaviota is a part of GAESA or the Armed Forces Business Enterprises Group