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  • U.S. Capitol

    The United States Capitol is the meeting place of the U.S. Congress, the legislature of the U.S. federal government. Located in Washington, D.C., it sits atop Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall. Though it has never been the geographic center of the federal district, the Capitol is the origin by which the quadrants of theDistrict are divided and the city wasplanned.

  • Cuban Capitol

    El Capitolio, or National Capitol Building in Havana, Cuba, was the seat of government in Cuba until after the Cuban Revolution in 1959, and is now home to the Cuban Academy of Sciences. Its design and name recall the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., but it is only superficially similar. Completed in 1929, it was the tallest building in Havana until the 1950s and houses the world's third largest indoor statue..

  • Cuban Revolution Square

    The Plaza is 31st largest city square in the world. Construction of the square and the José Martí monument commenced during the Presidency of Fulgencio Batista. The square and the memorial were completed in 1959. It was originally called Plaza Cívica (CivicSquare). After the Cuban Revolution (1959), it was renamed "Plaza de la Revolución" or "RevolutionSquare." An elevator allows access the top of the memorial, at 109 m one the tallest points in the city.

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Authorized or Licensed Goods (Section 515.533(d)): Persons may travel under a general license for travel related transactions set forth CFR 515.560(c0) and such incidental transactions as are directly incident to the conduct of market research, commercial marketing, sales negotiation, accompanied delivery or servicing in Cuba of items consistent with the export or reexport licensing policy of the Department of Commerce are authorized, provided that a traveler’s schedule of activities does not include free time or recreation in excess of that consistent with a full time schedule may travel under a general license.

If travel is not covered by a general license, you must seek OFAC authorization in the form of a specific license.

Travelers who fail to comply with regulations may face penalties and criminal prosecution. See the Department of Treasury 

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Pages/cuba.aspx> webpage.

For travel-specific questions, please see:

https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=b5ee59d94ee45bba6a049240298f1cff&mc=true&node=se31.3.515_1560&rgn=div8

and OFAC’s Frequently Asked Questions at:

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Documents/cuba_faqs_new.pdf

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