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Weighing The Embargo Against Cuba

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Weighing The Embargo Against Cuba

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Weighing The Embargo Against Cuba

Weighing The Embargo Against Cuba

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As the Summit of the Americas meets next week for the first time in half a century, there is serious talk about the possibility of lifting the U.S. embargo against the Castro regime that has been in place for almost half a century. President Obama already plans to lift restrictions on family travel to the island and relax controls on relatives sending U.S. dollars to their families there.

Host Scott Simon discusses the pros and cons of lifting the embargo with two former heads of the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, James Cason and Vicki Huddleston.