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Miami cargo ship heads to Havana after 50 year hiatus

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

CUBA: For the first time in fifty years, a cargo ship left Miami directly for Cuba Wednesday, carrying a load of humanitarian supplies, officials said.

"This first ship, the Ana Cecilia, left with humanitarian shipments, and we are assured that there was nothing to be sold in Cuba," shipping company spokesman Leonardo Sanchez-Adega told AFP.

The company, International Port Corp, says it has obtained a special permit from US authorities which complies with the US trade embargo on Cuba. AFP
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