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Jay-Z & Beyonce

Jet Down to Cuba to

Play ... Ball?

4/5/2013 10:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

0405_beyone_jay_z_cuba_smoking_launchJay-Z and Beyonce celebrated their wedding anniversary with an opportunely timed trip to Cuba that raises some questions, like ... is this strictly for pleasure, or maybe a little business too?

B and 'Hova were photographed strolling all over Havana on Thursday ... their 5th anniversary.

Technically, US citizens are not supposed to travel to the communist nation from the states if it's purely for tourism ... though there are ways to skirt the travel ban.

For instance, travelers can obtain a "cultural exchange" license from the US government.

Also, remember Jay-Z just launched his own sports agency to represent athletes, like baseball players -- and anyone scouting baseball players knows Cuba is a gold mine.

It's not clear if baseball qualifies as "cultural exchange" -- or if Jay and Beyonce obtained a travel license.

Just a theory, but we gotta ask ...

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