Helms-Burton

NPR's Vicki O'Hara reports that President Clinton today announced his decision to waive for another six months a controversial provision of a law that tightens the U.S. embargo against Cuba. The president said he will once again suspend that part of the so-called Helms-Burton Law which would allow Americans who had property confiscated by the Cuban government to sue foreign firms doing business on that property today. Mr. Clinton said he expects to continue suspending this provision every six months, so long as America's European allies continue to pressure Cuba to improve its human rights record.

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