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Unformatted text preview: resolution. While the embargo is in place, it may come as a surprise to some that the US is Cubas 10 th largest trading partner, mostly in food and pharmaceuticals. In my opinion, the time for the embargo is long gone. We have nothing to prove to Fidel or Raul Castro. Raul Castro is making economic changes in Cuba. People can now buy and sell private property, such as houses; he is de-centralizing government agencies and implementing agricultural reforms. He is also slimming government payrolls. We trade and have cordial relations with many communist countries including Vietnam, and while none of them are 90 miles off our coast, Cuba is easily contained by our proximity. Works Cited Orsi, P. (2012, 02 07). Kansas City Star Business Wire . Retrieved from The Kansas City Star: http://www.kansascity.com/2012/02/07/3415085/no-cigar-economic-embargo-on-cuba.html...
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2012 for the course ECO 202 taught by Professor Rondeau during the Spring '11 term at Post.
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