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Unformatted text preview: ctions. While the U.S. policy has not been uniformly applied throughout the world, it is U.S. policy in the region. Cuba is part of Latin America. A normalization of relations with a military dictatorship in Cuba will send the wrong message to the rest of the continent. Supporting regimes and dictators that violate human rights and abuse their population is an illadvised policy that rewards and encourages further abuses. More ev – Gross proves
Bustillo 59 (Mitchell, “Time to Strengthen the Cuban Embargo”, International Policy Digest, 2013, http://www.internationalpolicydigest.org/archives/75391) One example is the case of Alan Gross, an American citizen working for USAID. He was arrested in Cuba in 2009 under the allegations of Acts against the Independence and Territorial Integrity of the State while distributing computers and technological equipment to Jewish communities in Cuba. He is currently serving the fourth of his fifteenyear conviction, is in poor health, and receiving little to no aid from the U.S., according to the Gross Family website. In...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2013 for the course DEBATE 101 taught by Professor None during the Summer '12 term at University of California, Berkeley.
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