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Knowles-Carter family trip approved as educational exchange
Word of a Knowles-Carter wedding anniversary vacation instantly sparked speculation about whether the trip was legal, given travel restrictions placed on the communist country by the U.S. government. According to documents released by the Treasury Department to MuckRock user CJ Ciaramella, the April trip was a carefully structured educational exchange that stayed in line with permitted travel.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z traveled under the license of the Sir John Soane Museum Foundation, whose Cuba travel license renewal is included among the responsive documents.
Four of the 32 pages of responsive records to Ciaramella's request were withheld in their entirety, with the Treasury Department citing privacy exemptions.
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