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So, you still think there’s an embargo XXXVI

We’ve written for years on the half-assed embargo of Cuba – some things embargoed, some not, states cowtowing to fidel for business, businesses organizing to ship even more to Cuba, and a push to eliminate the requirement at Cuba pay before the goods are shipped. Now from Net For Cuba What Cuba Embargo? By INVESTOR’S […]

So, you still think there’s an embargo – XXXVI

So, you still think there's an embargo - XXXVI

The mainstream media is excited today about a Florida International University poll it claims shows Miami Cubans now want to end the embargo. Typical of the reports is The Voice of America which says 55% oppose continuing the embargo. Hugh Gladwin is director of the university’s Institute for Public Opinion Research, which conducts the poll. […]

So, you still think there’s an embargo – XXXV

California’s agriculture and food secretary, A. G. Kawamura is on a visit to fidel’s tropical workers’ paradise this week, and for a change, The Associated Press begins to see a bit of the apartheid: California hopes it can carve out an upscale market for such goodies as pistachios, figs, kiwi fruit and wine in Cuba, […]

So, you still think there’s an embargo – XXXIV

Business executives and politicians in the U.S. continue their treks to fidel’s tropical island gulag with the idea of making a fast buck. The Sacramento Business Journal reports on the latest from California. Eleven companies, led by A.G. Kawamura, the state’s food and agriculture secretary, will visit Cuba Jan. 21-24 to market California agricultural products […]