“13.04.99 Attorney Shira Scheindlin from New York, rules in favor of Bacardi and against Havana Club. To accomplish this, the attorney used, among other arguments, the so called Section 211, fraudulently introduced and adopted by the US Congress at Bacardi’s request, with the feud between both parties at full swing. This Section 211 deprived the Cuban-French Joint Venture of the legal rights they had had in US Courts until then.”

“William J. Clinton (D). Timeline,” Cuba versus Blockade: Cuban People’s website, 2007