Before leaving office, former President Barack Obama suspended the lawsuit provision of the Helms-Burton Act for six months. Otherwise, properties such as the Port of Santiago, shown here, could be caught up in potential lawsuits.
Before leaving office, former President Barack Obama suspended the lawsuit provision of the Helms-Burton Act for six months. Otherwise, properties such as the Port of Santiago, shown here, could be caught up in potential lawsuits. Mimi Whitefield mwhitefield@MiamiHerald.com
Before leaving office, former President Barack Obama suspended the lawsuit provision of the Helms-Burton Act for six months. Otherwise, properties such as the Port of Santiago, shown here, could be caught up in potential lawsuits. Mimi Whitefield mwhitefield@MiamiHerald.com

One of Obama’s parting acts: Suspending lawsuit provision of Helms-Burton

February 06, 2017 5:24 PM

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