Beyoncé and Jay-Z, are seen on a balcony of a hotel in Havana, Cuba on April 5, 2013.

Beyonce, Jay-Z Trip to Cuba Draws Scrutiny

Two Republican congressmen from Florida questioned the legality of the trip

by Slate, April 08, 2013

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z, are seen on a balcony of a hotel in Havana, Cuba on April 5, 2013.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z, are seen on a balcony of a hotel in Havana, Cuba on April 5, 2013.

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Two Republican congressmen from Florida sent a letter to the Department of Treasury Friday questioning the legality of musical power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z's much-publicized trip to Cuba.

Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Mario Diaz-Balart sent a letter to the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control to "express concern" and request information about Beyoncé and Jay-Z's vacation in Cuba. The couple has been celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary in Havana, but the trade embargo between the U.S. and Cuba prohibits tourism to the country without a license from the government.

Read it at Slate.

 
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