Cuban officials: US embargo restricted airline from transporting aid

Cuban officials have said that a shipment of humanitarian aid, comprising Covid-19 supplies sent by the Jack Ma Foundation in China, was not delivered as the airline hired for the shipment declined to transport the goods. Statements here and here. It was then reported that Avianca had decided not to carry the aid because its majority shares are currently held …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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