The Embargo In Cuba

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Opponents argue that the embargo is only harming the people of Cuba rather than benefiting them and it does not affect the government as it intends. The Cuban people are simply isolated they lack the access to technology, medicine, affordable food and other goods. A report by the American Association for World Health found that doctors in Cuba have access to less than 50% of the drugs on the world market, and that food shortages led to a 33% drop in caloric intake between 1989 and 1993. The report stated, "It is our expert medical opinion that the US embargo has caused a significant rise in suffering-and even deaths-in Cuba." Proponents responded that the US is capable of only targeting the Cuban government and not to harm the people in

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