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    Cuba and United States Relations

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    The defining characteristic of the state is the ability to wield power. The use of power, both inside and outside of one’s border, directly speaks to the sovereignty of the nation. If a nation is incapable of disciplining or punishing its citizens it will invariably become a failed state. Moreover if a country isn’t recognized as powerful in the global political arena, that country stands a very good chance of being dominated by a nation who has the capacity to enforce its own will. The use, or at

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    not only unnecessary but holds a possible threat to US-Latin American relations. The initial intent of the embargo was to escape the communist threat posed to the U.S. by Cuba’s alignment with the Soviet Union. However this is no longer a viable reason to maintain the sanctions against Cuba, due to the fall of the Soviet Union and their funding. With a proposed movement towards the termination of the Cuban Embargo, the United States economy has the potential to make an estimated $4.84 billion in exports

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    The failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs was a terrible humiliation to the Kennedy Administration, and many had believed the Bay of Pigs eventually led to the Cuban Missile Crisis. On April 17,1961, the Cubans had launched an invasion at Playa Giròn, on the southwestern coast with estimated 1,500 Cuban exiles revolting against Fidel Castro. The Bay of Pigs was caused by the Cubans wanting their militia to perform better than the U.S., the attempted overthrow of Castro and the desire of the

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    has seemed intent on pushing restrictions on Cuba, pressure from the farm lobbyist called for President Clinton to sign into effect the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export enhancement Act in 2000, essentially relaxing the embargo. This act would allow for the sale of agricultural goods and products to be sold as humanitarian aid to Cuban on a cash basis. However Cuba withheld purchases until the end of 2001. Even then these goods were only purchased by Cuba due to the vast damage on the island created

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    President Kennedy as the Savoir of the Western World After the Cuban Missile Crisis During the 1950s and early 1960s the state of relations between the United States and Russian was poor. They were deep in a state of cold war; a strong feeling of mutual mistrust. At this period tensions reached new highs and this lead to a major arms race, especially where nuclear weapons were concerned. The soviets were almost desperate to keep up with the U.S. America was at a considerable advantage

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    Research Question: What motivated Cuban parents to send their children unaccompanied to the United States during Operation Pedro Pan and to what extent were their actions justified? Section A. Scope of Investigation The investigation identifies the motivating factors that drove Cuban parents to send their children unaccompanied to the United States between 1960 and 1962 in an event known today as Operation Pedro Pan. In addition, the investigation evaluates the parents’ actions and the risks associated

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    ways that include: the economy, finance, science, medicine, education, communications, media, cultural expressions and artistic, tourism, technology, in general terms, all spheres of Cuban life. As former Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque states, “blocking tears and continues to hit even one day.” The first block measures enacted by former President Eisenhower were, cutting oil supply, the ban on US companies to refine Soviet oil, reduction of the sugar quota and ban the sale of spare parts

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    17 April 1961 marked one of the most embarrassing events in United States government history. Shortly after overthrowing Cuban President Fulgencia Batista in 1959, Fidel Castro’s regime became a concern to United States policymakers. Fidel Castro’s actions against U.S. companies and interests and the establishment of closer relationships with the Soviet Union immediately suggested that the Cuban leader was a threat to the United States. In March 1960, President Eisenhower ordered the Central Intelligence

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    The Effects of the Cuba Missile Crisis

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    The Effects of the Cuba Missile Crisis During the Cuba missile crisis near every newspaper and radio station would talk about how the end of the world on the brink of destruction. Because of this many people around this time lived in fear and felt the world was going to end. The effects of the Cuba missile crisis didn’t just affect the two nations its effects also had major effects on the people of these nations, the world, and the countries themselves. These effects only truly made the world

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    The Saga Of Elian Gonzalez

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    The Saga of Elian Gonzalez     More and more people sail away from Cuba to the United States every year. The usual reason is to move from Fidel Castro and his rules, although many other reasons are obviously important enough for them to risk their lives; a reason like trying to escape from her ex-husband and landing with tragedy. A choice has to be made while dealing with all of the Cuban frustration: do I live or risk my life along with thirteen others? Among the heart wrenching events which happen

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