U.S. slaps Airbnb with fine over Cuba rentals

Private entrepreneurs, such as homeowners who work with AirBnB, are among the main beneficiaries of the sanctions-easing measures.

CUBA STANDARD — In a sanctions enforcement action targeting a livelihood for hundreds of Cuban homeowners who offer accommodations through Airbnb, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) slapped a subsidiary of the San Francisco-based vacation rental company with a modest fine.

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