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Pompeo Announces Tightening Of Cuba Embargo

The secretary of state said the administration must hold Cuba accountable for the property Havana seized in the wake of the 1959 Communist revolution.

The White House is tightening a decades-old embargo on Cuba, but delaying a decision for another month that could put foreign companies invested on the island in legal jeopardy.

Title III of the 1996 Helms-Burton Act would let Americans — including Cubans who

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