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The ‘Panama Papers’ reveal the Cuban government’s offshore entities in tax havens

The ‘Panama Papers’ reveal the Cuban government’s offshore entities in
tax havens
DDC | Madrid | 11 Mayo 2016 – 10:57 am.

Eleven Cuban government companies appear in the “Panama Papers” as
offshore entitiescreated in tax havens. On Monday the International
Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) launched a search engine
providing access to some of the data found in leaked documents from the
Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca.

The companies appearing in the database are Amadis Compañía Naviera SA,
B.B. Naft Trading SA, Pescatlan SA, Acepex Management SA, Seagulls and
Seafoods SA, Comercail Mercadu SA, Travelnet LTD, Resimevis Limited,
Mavis Group SA, Técnica Hidráulica SA and Octagon Industrial LTD.

As for the names of legal entities linked to Cuba, the database lists 19
of them. The person cited most often (four times) is the president of
the Association of Spanish Businessmen in Cuba, Víctor Moro Suárez.

Also listed is Tabacuba’s production director, Inocente Osvaldo
Encarnación; the commercial attaché at the Cuban Embassy in London,
Alejandro Gutiérrez Madrigal; and the director of the Institute of
Hydraulic Resources, Wilfredo Leyva Armesto.

Other names to be found in the database include Rolando Díaz González,
Orlando Romero Mérida, Armando Rosales Fernández, Paola Perticone,
Jeroen J. Van Der Lip, Atilio Enrique Wagner, Antonio González Checa and
José Luis Baena Carrión.

In addition, in the category of intermediaries appears the Corporación
Panamericana, one of the 18 companies of the Cuban government’s Grupo
Empresarial del Comercio Exterior (GEOMEX), as well as the entity Acepex
Management and the names of Wael Bassatina, Atilio Enrique Wagner, Ramón
J. Chávez Gutiérrez, Míriam Prieto and Lorenzo Paciello.

The search engine makes it possible to browse more than 214,000 offshore
companies registered in 21 secrecy jurisdictions and linked to people
from more than 200 countries. The information included indicates the
shareholders, the intermediaries who helped create the companies, and
also the final beneficiaries behind each, whenever said information exists.

Source: The ‘Panama Papers’ reveal the Cuban government’s offshore
entities in tax havens | Diario de Cuba –

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