Cuba blames the U.S. embargo for nearly a trillion dollars in losses to the island’s economy since it was imposed by President Kennedy in 1962. Vice Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno said that at current prices a conservative estimate of economic damages to the island up until December 2010 would be more than $104 billion. However, he added, if you take into consideration the extreme devaluation of the dollar against the price of gold on the international financial market during 2010, they would add up to nearly a trillion dollars…

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The Economic and Social Cost of the U.S. Blockade of Cuba Government of the Republic of Cuba

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