‘Trump broke in the nineties trade embargo against Cuba

‘Trump broke in the nineties trade embargo against Cuba

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Donald Trump, in the nineties the former trade embargo against Cuba violated, reports weekly magazine Newsweek on Thursday.

The showdown is explosive, because older Cubans in the United States that fiercely anti-Castro are often Repubikeins votes.

Trump sent in 1998 a delegation to Cuba to explore whether there were chances to do business on the communist island, should the embargo be eased or lifted, says a source in the past for one of Trumps companies worked.

The money for the trip – at least 68.000 dollar – walked through a consulting company and after termination of the journey specified with a structure via a foreign charity. Humanitarian missions were among the few accepted exceptions to money to spend in Cuba.


Not long after the trip, tried to Trump the first president to be elected for the candidacy of the Hervormingspartij.

Which was founded by billionaire Ross Perot after that, in 1992, in vain, a throw back to the White House had done. In his first speech, in november 1999, in Miami, promised Trump a group of Cuban exiles that he was for the embargo was never money would spend in Cuba as long as Fidel Castro was in power.

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