Cuba sells rights to treasure

“Cuban leader Fidel Castro has taken a surprise move in forging a relationship with Western trasure hunters to search and recover gold from what is believed to be the worlds largest trove of Spanish treasure.

The concessions allow the companies to keep half of the earnings from any booty. US, French, South African and Russian salvage groups are currently performing exploration dives following this announcement.”

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Stephan Whelan
Stephan is the Founder of His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years-old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a passion he pursued in all his spare time. In 1996 his passion for the underwater world led him to setup When he gets time he enjoys both Freediving and Scuba Diving when not traveling for work or enjoying time with his family in London.

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