Seaboard Corp. Sued In Del. For Using Seized Cuban Land

Law360 (July 22, 2021, 2:32 PM EDT) -- The heirs and estates of Cubans whose bayside lands west of Havana were confiscated by the Castro government in 1960 have launched a federal suit in Delaware against Seaboard Corp., seeking triple damages for its use of a container port developed on the seized property.

Odette Blanco de Fernandez,, the lone surviving member of the land-owning families who fled Cuba after the 1960 seizure, and relatives and estate representatives made the claims Wednesday under the 1996 Helms-Burton Act, seeking to recover from those shippers "trafficking" in confiscated property. It was the latest in a growing number of actions invoking the federal...

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