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The United States economic embargo on the Republic of Cuba

The United States imposed an embargo on Cuba in 1959. A look at the Crippling Sanctions on a Country that would not bend to America's will. Today America continues to endorse a policy of isolation and shows no intentions of removing the embargo now or any time soon.

The United States still maintains a draconian-style economic embargo on the Republic of Cuba. The primary function is to punish the people of Cuba for their choice in Government after the revolt that overthrew the U.S backed the Dictator state of Cuba in 1959, and ultimately make the citizen’s life so miserable that they would blame their own Government for their economic calamity.

According to state.gov/cuba-sanctions in February 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed an embargo on trade between the United States and Cuba, in response to certain actions taken by the Cuban Government, and directed the Departments of Commerce and the Treasury to implement the embargo, which remains in place today.

Every Year, The World Calls for an end to the economic blockade of Cuba

The U.S likes to speak for the so-called free world, yet it never really listens to the world when they say enough. 184 Sovereign Countries voted in favor of lifting the U.S Economic Embargo against Cuba, the U.S Voted against.
UN General Assembly calls for US to end Cuba embargo for 29th consecutive year

Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parrilla, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Cuba, introduced the resolution, saying that nobody can overlook the fact that the blockade is the primary obstacle to his country’s quest for prosperity and well‑being.

SEVENTY-FIFTH SESSION, 85TH & 86TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)

The Fruits of the economic embargo are starting to pay dividends for The U.S. State Department. The Citizens are so tired and defeated they are blaming their economic problems on their own Government. Western media, as per usual, conveniently overlooks America’s sanctions are the primary reason Cuba is suffering economically.

Twitter is abuzz with counterviews regarding the American Propaganda machine, and Users are calling out the false information dissemination of fake information from the U.S Department of Information.

And as per usual, the Well off Cuban Politicians in Miami are pandering to their Anti Cuba Government constituents. The Anti Cuba Government constituents in Florida are primarily made up of wealthy white Cubans who benefited from Batista Regime that was put in place by the U.S.

U.S Government backed Batista: After running unsuccessfully for the presidency in 1952, Batista staged a coup.[32] Back in power and receiving financial, military and logistical support from the United States government, Batista suspended the 1940 Constitution and revoked most political liberties. : sound familiar?
The U.S Government-backed dictator Batista. Batista was funded and financed by the U.S Government.

Americans never really let the Cubans decide their own fate. Even after Castro toppled the Pro American Government, the economic embargo was put in place By the U.S Government to make sure their choice of Government would not succeed.

Why does the U.S Still have Sanctions on Cuba?

Today the Primary reason the economic embargo is still in place is the ‘Florida Delegates’ Both parties are pandering to voters in Florida. Exiled Cubans make up a large voting block in that state. Florida is a State Republicans can’t afford to lose if they want to win the Whitehouse. So we shouldn’t expect the U.S stance to change as long as Florida is an important delegate state for both political parties.

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