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Title 31: Money and Finance: Treasury
§515.573 Transactions by news organizations.
(a) Specific licenses may be issued authorizing all transactions necessary for the establishment and operation of news bureaus in Cuba whose primary purpose is the gathering and dissemination of news to the general public. Transactions that may be authorized include, but are not limited to, those incident to the following:
(1) Leasing office space and securing related goods and services;
(2) Hiring Cuban nationals to serve as support staff;
(3) Purchasing Cuban-origin goods for use in the operation of the office; and
(4) Paying fees related to the operation of the office in Cuba.
(b) Specific licenses may be issued authorizing transactions necessary for the establishment and operation of news bureaus in the United States by Cuban organizations whose primary purpose is the gathering and dissemination of news to the general public.
(c) Specific licenses may be issued authorizing transactions related to hiring Cuban nationals to provide reporting services or other services related to the gathering and dissemination of news.
(d) Note: The number assigned to a specific license issued pursuant to this section should be referenced in all import documents, and in all funds transfers and other banking transactions through banks organized or located in the United States, in connection with the licensed transaction to avoid the blocking of goods imported from Cuba and the interruption of the financial transactions with Cuba.
[60 FR 54197, Oct. 20, 1995. Redesignated at 64 FR 25813, May 13, 1999]