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Jay-Z Addresses Cuba Controversy With New Song, “Open Letter”

 Above: Jay-Z By the Caribbean Journal staff Jay-Z’s recent trip to Havana led to a national controversy, and now the rapper has released a new song addressing it. The song, “Open Letter,” was released on Jay Z’s Life+Times blog. Jay-Z’s …

US Treasury Department Says Jay-Z, Beyonce Cuba Trip Was Authorized

 Above: Beyonce By Alexander Britell Music stars Jay-Z and Beyonce’s recent trip to Cuba was authorized by the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, according to a letter received by Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. The letter was sent …

White House: Cuba Travel Decisions Made By Treasury Department

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Decisions to issue travel licenses over trips to Cuba are a matter for the Treasury Department and not the White House, according to Jay Carney, the White House Press Secretary. Carney was responding …

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 Above: US Congressmen Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen   By the Caribbean Journal staff Two United States lawmakers are expressing “concern” over a trip to Cuba this week by music stars Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles-Carter. The two reportedly traveled to …