Judge tosses claim for half billion dollars

On Aug. 27, a Kentucky company sued a cruise operator, saying it was “trafficking” in confiscated property and demanding damages of $503,234,453. On Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Beth Bloom dismissed the case “with prejudice,” meaning it can’t be brought back to court. Havana Docks Corporation, at 215 Southland Drive in Lexington, Kentucky, had claimed … Read more

Case against Carnival set for trial

A lawsuit accusing Carnival Cruise Lines of “trafficking” in confiscated property in Cuba is scheduled to go to trial on Oct. 26 in Miami. On Aug. 27, U.S. District Court Judge Beth Bloom denied Carnival’s May 30 request to dismiss the case. Havana Docks Corp. sued Carnival on May 2, accusing the company of “trafficking” … Read more

Carnival Cruise Lines punches holes in Title III case

On May 2, Havana Docks Corp. sued Carnival Cruise Lines for “trafficking” in confiscated property. But Carnival says it was doing nothing illegal in Cuba and the lawsuit should be dismissed. Havana Docks, located at 215 Southland Drive in Lexington, Kentucky, contends it is the rightful owner of waterfront property at the Havana Cruise Port … Read more