Florida Republicans Seek to Investigate Jay-Z And Beyoncé’s Trip to Cuba

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013

It was all good about a week ago.

Jay-Z and Beyoncé jetted to Cuba to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary, causing mass hysteria en las calles.

Now, the Carters are now coming under fire for their little escapade after two members of Congress asked the Treasury Department to investigate whether they violated the long-standing U.S. embargo restricting travel to Cuba, E! News reports.

Florida Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Maro Dias-Balart sent a letter on Friday (Apr. 5) to Adam Szubin, director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control, seeking “information regarding the type of license that Beyoncé and Jay-Z received, for what purpose, and who approved such travel.”

“Despite the clear prohibition against tourism in Cuba, numerous press reports described the couple’s trip as tourism, and the Castro regime touted it as such in its propaganda,” read the missive, a copy of which was obtained by Reuters.

Read on at VIBE.

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