UK banks accused of boycotting Cuba
· Country's clients told to take business elsewhere
· Move follows court action against companies in US
* Duncan Campbell
* The Guardian,
* Monday June 23, 2008
Leading British banks have been accused of operating a covert embargo of Cuba out of deference to the US. The accusation comes after revelations that Lloyds TSB and Barclays Bank have been telling clients who trade with Cuba to take their accounts elsewhere.