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Cuba / United States Embargo / Economic Conditions #341978

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 24, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Call by the United Nations General Assembly for the US to ease its trade embargo against Cuba noted.

(Havana: Giselle Fernandez) The impact of the sanctions on Cuba now that it has lost the USSR as its main trading partner featured; scenes shown from Havana, Cuba, and the town of Matanzas, Cuba, to illustrate the economic conditions. [Cuban foreign minister Ricardo ALARCON - says the United States is starving Cuba.] [Pediatrician Dr. Eric MARTINEZ - says the children suffer.] A view that the embargo, rather than causing a revolt against Fidel Castro, is leading to a Cuban unity against the United States outlined.

Fernandez, Giselle;
Rather, Dan

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