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Carnival reverses course, accepts Cuban passengers for homeland cruise

When Carnival Corp. announced plans for a cruise ship from its Fathom line to sail from Miami to Havana in May, Francisco Marty jumped at the opportunity to surprise his kids with a trip back to their native land.

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Carnival reverses course, accepts Cuban passengers

When Carnival Corp. announced plans for a cruise ship from its Fathom line to sail from Miami to Havana in May, Francisco Marty jumped at the opportunity to surprise his kids with a trip back to their native land.

Carnival’s Maiden Voyage to Cuba Draws Ire and Bias Charges

When two Cuban-Americans here recently tried to book a trip on Carnival Cruise Line’s maiden voyage to Cuba — the first American cruise ship to visit in at least 50 years — the result was not what they had in mind. It turns out Cuban law prohibits people born on the island from traveling there by ship, and Carnival rejected their reservation.

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Carnival’s Cuba cruise discriminates, lawsuit says

When Carnival Corp. announced plans for a cruise ship from its Fathom line to sail from Miami to Havana in May, Francisco Marty jumped at the opportunity to surprise his kids with a trip back to their native land.

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Carnival Corporation May Delay Cuba Cruises Over Cuba-Born Traveler Ban

Faced with protests, political pressure and a lawsuit, Carnival Corp. announced Monday it will allow Cuban-born passengers to book cruises to the island but will delay the trips if Cuba does not change its policy barring nationals from returning by sea.

Carnival opens bookings for Cuban-born guests pending a change in Cuba policy

Cuban-born travelers can now book a cruise on Carnival Corp.’s Cuba sailings, the cruise giant announced Monday. Carnival Corp. said it remains “optimistic” that the Cuban government will alter its policy prohibiting people born in Cuba from traveling there by sea. If no change comes before Carnival Corp.’s inaugural May 1 sailing, the cruise company will delay its voyages until all passengers can travel, Carnival Corp. said in a release.

Carnival Says Cuban-Born Passengers Can Join Cuba Cruise

Carnival on Monday said it would allow Cuban-born passengers to board its historic cruises to Cuba, announcing a change in policy after protesters and a lawsuit accused the company of discrimination.

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The Florida Roundup: Carnival’s Cuba Controversy, Broward Health, Modified Mosquitoes

The Florida Roundup looks at Carnival’s Cuba controversy, management trouble at Broward Health, and modified mosquitoes in the Keys.

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Carnival Cuba Cruise Controversy

As relations between Cuba and the U.S. continue on a path towards normalization, Carnival Cruise Lines announced trips to the island beginning May 1st – but, there’s one problem.

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Carnival retrasaría su viaje si Cuba no elimina ley contra cubano americanos

Coral Gables, Hialeah y Miami Dade hanrechazado la decisión de Carnival de seguir la ley cubana que no permite que los nacidos en la Isla ingres en vía marítima.

Lawsuit filed against Carnival, Fathom over Cuba regulations

Two prospective Fathom passengers filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Miami challenging not to allow them on a cruise bound for Cuba because they were born there.