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End of an Era? The Cuban Embargo and its Potential Demise

BY ABRAHAM RUBERT-SCHEWEL–The American embargo against Cuba began on October 19, 1960.  It was initiated in response to the rebellion and eventual takeover led by Fidel Castro against the U.S. backed government of Fulgenico Batista.  The conflict peaked during the Cuban Missile crises of 1962, and resulted in President John F. Kennedy ordering a naval […]