British businessmen await Cuba's verdict as graft trial ends




 
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British businessmen await Cuba's verdict as graft trial ends
 
June 1st, 2013  
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British businessmen await Cuba's verdict as graft trial ends
By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - The two-day trial of two top executives of a British investment fund ended in Havana on Friday with a five judge panel expected to deliver its verdict within 10 days. The sentences of two other foreigners tried a week ago have yet to be announced, as the government presses forward with an unprecedented crackdown on corruption. In this week's trial on the communist-run island, Amado Fakhre, a Lebanese-born British citizen and chief executive officer of Coral Capital Group Ltd, faced various bribery charges related mainly to the fund's import business. ...

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