Expedia Asks To Dodge Suit Over Confiscated Cuban Property

Law360 (March 24, 2020, 5:46 PM EDT) -- Expedia and other online travel bookers asked a Florida federal court to toss three Cuban Americans' suit accusing the companies of unlawfully selling reservations at hotels built on property confiscated by Fidel Castro's government after the Cuban Revolution, saying the trio don't own a claim to the property.

The online booking companies argued that the three individuals — Mario Del Valle, Enrique Falla and Angelo Pou — fail to make their case under Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, which is also known as the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act. The trio can't show they're the rightful heirs of...

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