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Cuban Embargo Case Study

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An embargo is an official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a particular country. The United States and Cuba have a long history of hatred and bitter altercations. The US settled all of this with a commercial, economic, and financial embargo which was placed in the 1960’s. The Cuban Embargo should not be lifted because Cuba has not met the requirements to have it be extinguished.

Relations between Cuba and the US went directly downhill after Fidel Castro came into power in 1959. Castro was soon disliked by America because he proposed high taxes on America’s imports. In the early 1960’s the US tried to get rid of Castro using any tactic they could. In 1962 American spy planes saw that the soviet union was building missile
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