Panama Papers Reveal That Cuba Controls the Passport System in Venezuela
The leaked document clarifies that “all licenses for the use of computer applications” which are described as “specifications for the software, the hardware and the licenses,” would be transferred to the Cuban party involved in the contract, in this case Banco Financiero Internacional SA of the Republic of Cuba, known as “Banco de Albet” in the text.
. . . Documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca reveal other details of the framework of the Venezuelan passports, which use a German-made technology hidden through various companies owned by the Peruvian Banker Francisco Pardo Mesones.
The technology of the polycarbonate laminates of the Venezuelan documents was fabricated about ten years ago by the German company Bundesdrukerie, which feared that doing business directly with Cuba or Venezuela would damage its reputation. The company used a network whose major beneficiary is Pardo Mesones, recognized for his strong defense of private property but who earned huge sums of money as the owner of Billingsley Global Corp and other offshore companies, which served as a vehicle for Havana to resell the Venezuelan passport technology through Caracas .
Read the article. It raises a lot of questions.