Unformatted text preview: iety project Estado de Sats (filmed within Cuba), where he discusses the importance U.S. sanctions policy with two of Cuba’s most renowned opposition activists and former political prisoners, Guillermo Fari ñas and Jose Daniel Ferrer.” The argument they present is aimed directly at those on the left in the United States, some of whom think they are helping democracy in Cuba by calling for an end to the embargo. In strong and clear language, the two dissidents say the following : If at this time, the [economic] need of the Cuban government is satisfied through financial credits APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE
7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013
CFJPV and the lifting of the embargo, repression would increase, it would allow for a continuation of the Castro’s society, totalitarianism would strengthen its hold and philosophically, it would just be immoral … If you did an opinion poll among Cuban opposition activists, the majority would be in favor of not lifting the embargo . Next, they nail the claim that travel without restrictions by citizens of our country to Cuba would help spread freedom. The men respond: In a costbenefit analysis , travel to Cuba by Americans would be of g...
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