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Picture a country that has limits on how much you can make random government imprisonments and more what do you do. That is the situation for the eleven million seventy-five thousand two hundred forty-four people of Cuba since the takeover of Fidel Castro. The US is opposed to Castro taking control of Cuba. Castro managed to ease the United States nerves when he said that Cuba was against all forms of communism. According to Lana Wylie the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics became close allies with the Cubans. Then once this occurred the United States Of America put up an embargo that still lasts to today from “Fact Sheet: Cuba”. Although we have seen many resent reform which help cut back on the human rights violations. Ranging from allowing the rich to buy and sell propriety to starting a business and finally and most recently releasing some of the low risk political prisoners according to (“Cuba Culture…”). Cuba has changed over the years, now people can travel within the country without a passport. Although the economy has fallen due to the decline of communism and the massive loss in tobacco crop which was caused by a disease that wiped out the crop. Finally, they have the lowest infant mortality of any of the Latin American countries (“Cuba Culture…”). The reason the United States of America should still care about Cuba and the human rights violations within because the government abuses citizens, the corrupt police force and the health education systems.

The Cuban government beat, arrested, denied court and sometime killed civilians, because they saw them as a threat to the government or their way of life. In the year 2003 according to Saul Landau three people were put to death for tryi...

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